Dr Joel Younger

Dr Joel Younger
 Position Defence Research Fellow and Lecturer
 Org Unit Physics
 Email joel.younger@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 9092
 Location Floor/Room 2 06 ,  Oliphant ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    2011: Doctor of Philosophy at The University of Adelaide for the thesis Theory and Applications of VHF Meteor Radar

    2008: Bachelor of Science, Honours (First Class) at The University of Adelaide

  • Research Interests

    My research is focused atmospheric and astronomical studies using VHF radar observations of meteor trails, MF radar observations of the Mesosphere/Lower Thermosphere (MLT), mathematical modeling, ground-based optics, and satellite data.  Current and previous topics include:

    • meteor trail plasma diffusion
    • meteor radar echo formation
    • meteor shower sources and orbits
    • atmospheric entry and ablation processes
    • D-region ionospheric chemistry
    • dusty plasma evolution
    • radar calibration techniques
    • IR observations of airglow layers
    • GPS measurements total electron density
  • Publications

    For a current full list and links to peer reviewed publications, please visit:Joel Younger - Google Scholar Citations

    Joel Younger - ORCID

    Joel Younger - ResearcherID


    Primary Author:

    Radar observations of the Volantids meteor shower, J. P. Younger and I. M. Reid, Proceedings of the International Meteor Conference Egmond, the Netherlands, 2-5 June 2016, 352-357, 2016

    A method for estimating the height of a mesospheric density level using meteor radar, J. P. Younger, Reid, I. M., Vincent, R. A., and Murphy, D. J., Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 1–6, doi:10.1002/2015GL065066, 2015

    Observations of the new Camelopardalids meteor shower using a 38.9 MHz radar at Mohe, China, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, G. Li, B. Ning, and L. Hu, Icarus, 253, 25–30, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.02.021, 2015

    The effects of deionization processes on meteor radar diffusion coefficients below 90 km, J. P. Younger, C. S. Lee, I. M. Reid, R. A. Vincent, Y. H. Kim, D. J. Murphy, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119 (16), 10027-10043, doi:10.1002/2014JD021787, 2014

    The diffusion of multiple ionic species in meteor trails, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, R. A. Vincent, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 118, 119-123, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2013.10.007, 2013

    Mutual coupling of antennas in a meteor radar interferometer, J. P.Younger, I. M. Reid, and R. A. Vincent, Radio Science, 48, 1–4, doi:10.1002/rds.20026, 2013

    Meteor shower velocity estimates from single-station meteor radar: accuracy and precision, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, R. A. Vincent, and D. J. Murphy, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425(2), 1473–1478 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21632.x, 2012

    A southern hemisphere survey of meteor shower radiants and associated stream orbits using single station radar observations, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, R. A. Vincent, D. A. Holdsworth, and D. J. Murphy, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 398 (1), p. 350-356, 2009

    Modeling and observing the effect of aerosols on meteor radar measurements of the atmosphere, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, R. A. Vincent, and D. A. Holdsworth, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 35 (15), Article Number: L15812, 2008

    On Observations of Meteor Trail Diffusion Using VHF Radar, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, and R. A. Vincent, Proceedings of the WARS 2008 Conference, Workshop on Applications of Radio Science, 2008



    Seasonal MLT-region nightglow intensities, temperatures, and emission heights at a Southern Hemisphere midlatitude site, I. M. Reid, A. J. Spargo, J. M Woithe, A. R. Klekociuk, J. P. Younger, Gulamabas G Sivjee, Annales Geophysicae, 35(3), 567-582, doi:10.5194/angeo-35-567-2017, 2017

    65 years of meteor radar research at Adelaide, I. M. Reid and J. P. Younger,
    Proceedings of the International Meteor Conference Egmond, the Netherlands, 2-5 June 2016, 242-246, 2016

    Observational evidence of high‐altitude meteor trail from radar interferometer, Li, G.,  B. Ning, W. Wan, I.M. Reid, L. Hu, X. Yue, J.P. Younger, B.K. Dolman, Geophysical Research Letters 41 (19), 6583-6589, doi:10.1002/2014GL061478, 2014

    The effect of recombination and attachment on meteor radar diffusion coefficient profiles, C. S. Lee, J. P. Younger, I. M. Reid, Y. H. Kim, and J. –H Kim, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118, 1–7, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50315, 2013

     Investigation of a mesospheric bore event over northern China, Q. Li, J. Xu, J. Yue, X. Liu, W. Yuan, B. Ning, S. Guan, and J. P. Younger, Annales Geophysicae, 31(3), 409–418, doi:10.5194/angeo-31-409-2013, 2013

    Gravity wave flux retrievals using meteor radars, R. A. Vincent, S. Kovalam, I. M. Reid, and J. P. Younger, Geophysical Research Letters, 37(14), 1–5, doi:10.1029/2010GL044086, 2010

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