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  1. Adachi, T., H. Fukunishi, Y. Takahashi, M. Sato, A. Ohkubo, K. Yamamoto, Characteristics of thunderstorm systems producing winter sprites in Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 110(D11), D11203, doi:10.1029/2004JD005012, 2005.
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  1. Adachi, T., H. Fukunishi, Y. Takahashi, Roles of the EMP and QE in the generation of columniform sprites, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31(4), L04107, doi:10.1029/ 2003GL019081, 2004.
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  4. Takahashi Y, H. Fukunishi, The dynamics of the proton aurora in auroral breakup events, J. Geophys. Res., 106 (A1), 45-63, 2001.
  5. Yamada, Y, H. Fukunishi, T. Nakamura, T. Tsuda, Breaking of small-scale gravity wave and transition to turbulence observed in OH airglow, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28 (11), 2153-2156, 2001.


  1. Kubota, M., K. Shiokawa, M.K. Ejiri, Y. Otsuka, T. Ogawa, T. Sakanoi, H. Fukunishi, M. Yamamoto, S. Fukao, A. Saito, Traveling ionospheric disturbances observed in the OI 630-nm nightglow images over Japan by using a multipoint imager network during the FRONT campaign, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 24, 4037-4040, 2000.
  2. Shiokawa, K., W. Baumjohann, G. Harendel, H. Fukunishi, High- and low-altitude observations of adiabatic parameters associated with auroral electron acceleration, J. Geophys. Res., 105(A2), 2541-2550, 2000.
  3. Taguchi, M., H. Fukunishi, S. Watanabe, S. Okano, Y. Takahashi, T. Kawahara, Ultraviolet imaging spectrometer (UVS) experiment on board NOZOMI spacecraft: instrumentation and initial result, Earth, Planets Space, 52(1), 49-60, 2000.
  4. Taguchi, M., G. Funabashi, S. Watanabe, Y. Takahashi, H. Fukunishi, Lunar albedo at hydrogen Lyman alpha by the NOZOMI/UVS, Earth, Planets Space, 52(9), 645-647, 2000.
  5. Takahashi, Y., M. Fujito, Y. Watanabe, H. Fukunishi, W.A. Lyons, Temporal and spatial variations in the intensity ratio of N-2 1st and 2nd positive bands in SPRITES, Adv. Space. Res., 26(8), 1205-1208, 2000.
  6. Yoshida, N., S. Watanabe, H. Fukunishi, T. Sakanoi, T. Mukai, H. Hayakawa, A. Matsuoka, Y. Kasahara, R. Fujii, S. Nozawa, Y. Ogawa, Coordinated Akebono and EISCAT observations of suprathermal ion outflows in the nightside inverted-V region, J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 62(6), 449-465, 2000.


  1. Fukunishi, H., S. Watanabe, M. Taguchi, S. Okano, Y. Takahashi, Mars ultraviolet imaging spectrometer experiment on the PLANET-B mission, Adv. Space Res., 23(11), 1903-1906, 1999.
  2. Lanzerotti, L. J., A. Shono, H. Fukunishi, Long-period hydromagnetic waves at very high geomagnetic latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 104(A12), 28,423-28,435, 1999.
  3. Murata, I., N. Fukuma, Y. Ohtaki, H. Fukunishi, H. Kanzawa, H. Nakane, K. Shibasaki, Measurements of O3 and N2O in Alaska with a tunable diode laser heterodyne spectrometer, Adv. Space Res., 24(12), 1623-1626.
  4. Pickett, J. S., D. A. Gurnett, J. D. Menietti, M. J. LeDocq, J. D. Scudder, L. A. Frank, J. B. Sigwarth, K. L. Ackerson, D. D. Morgan, J. R. Franz, P. M. Kintner, B. T. Tsurutani, C. M. Ho, J. Chen, T. A. Fritz, C. T. Russell, W. K. Peterson, Y. Kasahara, I. Kimura, S. Watanabe, G. G. Arkos, G. Rostoker, S. Kokubun, H. Fukunishi, R. F. Pfaff, F. S. Mozer, S. Y. Hsieh, T. Mukai, M. O. Chandler, Plasma waves observed during cusp energetic particle events and their correlation with Polar and Akebono satellite and ground data, Adv. Space Res., 24(1), 23-33, 1999
  5. Sakanoi, T., H. Fukunishi, Observations of vertical winds in the thermosphere with a Fabry-Perot Doppler imager at Syowa Station, Antarctica, Adv. Space. Res., 24(11), 1439-1442, 1999.
  6. Sato, M., H. Fukunishi, L.J. Lanzerotti, C.G. Maclennan, Magnetic impulse events and related Pc 1 bursts observed by the Automatic Geophysical Observatories network in Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res., 104(A9), 19,971-19,982, 1999.
  7. Sato, M., H. Fukunishi, R. Kataoka, A. Shono, L.J. Lanzerotti, J.H. Doolittle, S.B. Mende, M. Pinnock, Dayside auroral dynamics observed by the AGO network in Antarctica, Adv. Polar Upper Atmos. Res., 13, 67-78, 1999.
  8. Sugimoto, N., N. Koga, I. Matsui, Y. Sasano, A. Minato, k. Ozawa, Y. Saito, A. Nomura, T. Aoki, T. Itabe, H. Kunimori, I. Murata and H. Fukunishi, Earth-satellite-Earth laser long-path absorption experiment using the retroreflector in space (RIS) on the Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS), J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt., 1, 201-209, 1999.


  1. Arnoldy, R. L., J. L. Posch, M. J. Engebretson, H. Fukunishi and H. J. Singer, Pi 1 magnetic pulsations in space and at high Iatitudes on the ground, J. Geophys. Res., 103(A10), 23, 581-23, 591, 1998.
  2. Doolittle, J. H., S. B. Mende, H. U. Frey, T. J. Rosenberg, A. T. Weatherwax, L. J. Lanzerotti, C. G. Maclennan, R. L. Arnoldy, M. J. Engebretson, H. Fukunishi, U.S. Inan, Substorm auroral expansion to high latitudes and the dawn/dusk flanks, Substorms-4, Astrophys. Space Sci. Library, 238, 47-50, Terra Sci. Pub. and Kluwer Acad. Pub., 1998.
  3. Hirahara, M., T. Mukai, I. Shinohara, N. Kaya,H. Fukunishi, H. Hayakawa, T. Yamamoto E. Kaneda, Spatially quasiperiodic plasma and electromagnetic signatures in the poleward boundary of the auroral oval: Observations on the morningside, J. Geophys. Res., 103(A4), 6899-6912, 1998.
  4. Kubota, M., S. Okano H. Fukunishi, Neutral atmosphere dynamics in the E- and F-regions from Fabry-Perot Doppler imaging observations, Mem. Natl Inst. Polar Res., Spec. Issue, 52, 55-67, 1998.
  5. Maruyama, N., S. Watanabe, H. Fukunishi, K. -I. Oyama, B. G. Fejer, L. Schherliess, Modeling of the response of the low-latitude ionosphere to substorm activities, Substorms-4, Astrophys. Space Sci. Library, 238, 115-118, Terra Sci. Pub. and Kluwer Acad. Pub., 1998.
  6. Morooka, M., T. Yamamoto, T. Mukai, K. Tsuruda, H. Hayakawa, H. Fukunishi, Relationship between field-aligned currents and parallel electric field observed by Akebono, Substorms-4, Astrophys. Space Sci. Library, 238, 59-62, Terra Sci. Pub. and Kluwer Acad. Pub., 1998.
  7. Nakamura, T., T. Tsuda, H. Miyagawa, Y. Matsushita, H. Fukunishi, Y. Takahashi, Y. Yamada, Propagation directions of gravity wave patterns observed in OH CCD images during the SEEK campaign, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25(11), 1793-1796, 1998.
  8. Osaki, H., K. Takahashi, H. Fukunishi, T. Nagatsuma, H. Oya, A. Matsuoka, D. K. Millig, Pi 2 pulsations observed from the Akebono satellite in the plasmasphere, J. Geophys. Res., 103(A8), 17, 605-17, 615, 1998.
  9. Smith, A. J., M. J. Engebretson, E. M. Klatt, U. S. Inan, R. L. Arnoldy, H. Fukunishi, Periodic and quasiperiodic ELF/VLF emissions observed by an array of Antarctic stations, J. Geophys. Res., 103(A10), 23, 611-23, 622, 1998.
  10. Taylor M. J., T. Nakamura, T. Tsuda, H. Fukunishi, Y. Takahashi, Long base-line measurements of short-period mesospheric gravity waves during the SEEK campaign, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25(11), 1797-1800, 1998.


  1. Dyrud, L.P., M.J. Engebretson, J.L. Posch, W.J. Hughes, H. Fukunishi, R.L. Arnorldy, P.T. Newell, R.B. Horne, Ground observations and possible source regious of two types of Pc 1-2 micropulsations at veryhigh latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 27011-27027, 1997.
  2. Fukunishi, H., Y. Takahashi, M. Sato, A. Shono, M. Fujito, Y. Watanabe, Ground-based observations of ULF transients excited by strong lightning discharges producing elves and sprites, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2973-2976, 1997.
  3. Kawahara, T.D., S. Okano, T. Abe, H. Fukunishi, K. Ito, Glass-type hydrogen and deutrium absorption cells developed for D/H ratio measurements in the Martian atmosphere, Applied Optics, 36, 2229-2237, 1997.
  4. Lanzerotti, L. J., A. Shono, H. Fukunishi, C. G. Maclennan, L. V. Medford, Long-period hydrodynamic waves at very high geomagnetic latitudes, Antarctic J. United States, 32(5), 195-197, 1997.
  5. Nakamura, T., T. Tsuda, S. Fukao, H. Takahashi, P. P. Batista, R. A. Buriti, M. Tsutsumi M. Ishii, K. Igarashi, H. Fukunishi, Y. Yamada, A. Nomura, T. D. Kawahara, K. Kobayashi, C. Nagasawa, M. Abo, M. J. Taylor, Studies of the MLT region using the MU radar and simultaneous observations with OH spectrometer and other optical instruments, Adv. Space Res., 19(4), 643-652, 1997.