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Refereed Journal Publications

Ma, B.B. and J.A. Nystuen, 2005: Passive Acoustic Detection and Measurement of Rainfall at Sea, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech. 22 1225-1248.

Ma, B.B., J.A. Nystuen and R-C. Lien, 2005: Prediction of Underwater Sound Levels from Rain and Wind, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 117 3555-3565.

Contreras, R.F., W.J. Plant, W.C. Keller, K. Hayes and J. Nystuen, 2002: Effects of Rain on Ku-Band Backscatter from the Ocean, Geophys. Res., 108 Number C5, 3165, doi:10.1029/2001JC001255, 2003.

Nystuen, J.A. and E. Amitai, 2002: High Temporal Resolution of Extreme Rainfall Rate Variability and the Acoustic Classification of Rainfall, J. Geophys. Res., 108 Number D8, 8378, doi:10.1029/2001JD001481, 2003.

Nystuen, J.A., 2001: Listening to Raindrops from Underwater: An Acoustic Disdrometer, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 18, 1640-1657.

Nystuen, J.A. and M.J. McPhaden, 2001: The Beginnings of Operational Marine Weather Observations using Underwater Ambient Sound, in Acoustical Oceanography, Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 23, 135-141, (refereed).

Nystuen, J.A., M.J. McPhaden and H.P. Freitag, 2000: Surface Measurements of Precipitation from an Ocean Mooring: The Underwater Acoustic Log from the South China Sea, J. Applied Met., 39, 2182-2197.

Nystuen, J.A., 1999: Listening to Raindrops, Solstice, 10, Number 2, http://www.imagenet.org.

Nystuen, J.A., 1999: Relative Performance of Automatic Rain Gauges under Different Rainfall Conditions, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 16, 1025-1043.

Nystuen, J.A., 1998: Temporal Sampling Requirements for Autonomous Rain Gauges, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 15, 1254-1261.

Nystuen, J.A., 1997: Quantitative Rainfall Measurements using Underwater Sound, in Natural Physical Processes Associated with Sea Surface Sound, edited by T. Leighton, University of Southampton, 73-82.

Nystuen, J.A. and H.D. Selsor, 1997: Weather classification using passive acoustic drifters, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 14, 656-666.

Nystuen, J.A., 1996: Acoustical rainfall analysis: Rainfall drop size distribution using the underwater sound field, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 13, 74-84.

Nystuen, J.A., J.R. Proni, P.G. Black and J.C. Wilkerson, 1996: A comparison of automatic rain gauges, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 13, 62-73.

Nystuen, J.A., 1995: Response to "Comment on 'The hdroacoustics of a raindrop impact' by H.C. Pumphrey", J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 97, 3188-3190.

Nystuen, J.A., and H. Medwin, 1995: Underwater sound generated by rainfall: Secondary splashes of aerosols, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 97, 1606-1613.

Nystuen, J.A., C.C. McGlothin and M.S. Cook, 1993: The underwater sound generated by heavy precipitation, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 93, 3169-3177.

Nystuen, J.A. and C.A. Andrade, 1993: Tracking oceanic mesoscale features in the Caribbean Sea using GEOSAT altimetry, J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 98, 8389-8394.

Nystuen, J.A., J.E. Lilly and A.K. Goroch, 1993: A comparison of wind speed as measured by the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) and the Geosat altimeter, Int. J. of Remote Sensing, 14, 745-756.

Nystuen, J.A., 1993: An explanation of the sound generated by light rain in the presence of wind, in Natural Physical Sources of Underwater Sound, edited by B.R. Kerman, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 659-668.

Medwin, H., J.A. Nystuen, P.W. Jacobus, D.E. Snyder and L.H. Ostwald, 1992: The anatomy of underwater rain noise, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 92, 1613-1623.

Nystuen, J.A., L.H. Ostwald and H. Medwin, 1992: The hydroacoustics of a raindrop impact, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 92, 1017-1021.

Nystuen, J.A. and F.W. Garcia, Jr., 1992: Sea ice classification using Synthetic Aperture Radar backscatter statistics, IEEE Trans. on Geosci. and Rem. Sens. 30, 502-509.

Medwin, H., A. Kurgan and J.A. Nystuen, 1990: Impact and bubble sound from raindrops at normal and oblique incidence, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 88, 413-418.

Nystuen, J.A., 1990: A note on the attenuation of surface gravity waves by rainfall, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 18353-18355.

Nystuen, J.A. and D.M. Farmer, 1989: Precipitation in the Canadian Atlantic Storms program: Measurements of the acoustic signature, Atmosphere-Ocean, 27, 237-257.

Nystuen, J.A. and D.M. Farmer, 1988: The sound generated by precipitation striking the ocean surface, in Sea Surface Sound, editied by B.R. Kerman, Kluwer Academic Press, 485-500.

Nystuen, J.A. and D.M. Farmer, 1987: The influence of wind of the underwater sound generated by light rain, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 82, 270-274.

Nystuen, J.A., 1986: Rainfall measurements using underwater ambient noise, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 79, 972-982.