Richard D. Ray

Richard D. Ray

  • (AST,SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES)
  • 301.614.6102 | 301.614.6522
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Research Interests

    Tides of the Earth, Oceans, and Atmosphere; Sea Level; Earth Rotation


    Awards

    2009 Fellow, American Geophysical Union
    2008 Dr. Nat. h.c., Universität Hamburg
    2007 Suomi Award, American Meteorological Society
    2007 Fellow, American Meteorological Society
    2006 Bowie Lecturer, American Geophysical Union

    Publications

    Refereed

    Ray, R. D. 2017. "On tidal inference in the diurnal band." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34 (2): 437-446 [10.1175/jtech-d-16-0142.1]

    Larson, K. M., R. D. Ray, and S. D. Williams. 2017. "A 10-year comparison of water levels measured with a geodetic GPS receiver versus a conventional tide gauge." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34 (2): 295-307 [10.1175/jtech-d-16-0101.1]

    Cartwright, D. E., P. L. Woodworth, and R. D. Ray. 2017. "Manuel Johnson's tide record at St. Helena." History of Geo- and Space Sciences, 8 (1): 9-19 [Full Text (Link)]

    Egbert, G. D., and R. D. Ray. 2017. "'Tidal prediction' in The Sea: The Science of Ocean Prediction." Journal of Marine Research, 75 (3): 189-237 [10.1357/002224017821836761]

    Zaron, E. D., and R. D. Ray. 2017. "Using an altimeter-derived internal tide model to remove tides from in situ data." Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (9): 4241-4245 [10.1002/2017gl072950]

    Ray, R. D., and G. D. Egbert. 2017. "Tides and satellite altimetry." Satellite Altimetry over Oceans and Land Surfaces, (Chapter 13): 427-458.

    Beckley, B. D., P. S. Callahan, D. W. Hancock, G. T. Mitchum, and R. D. Ray. 2017. "On the ‘cal mode’ correction to TOPEX satellite altimetry and its effect on the global mean sea-level time series." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122 (11): 8371-8384 [10.1002/2017jc013090]

    Ray, R. D., and E. D. Zaron. 2016. "M2 internal tides and their observed wavenumber spectra from satellite altimetry*." Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46 (1): 3-22 [10.1175/jpo-d-15-0065.1]

    Ray, R. D. 2016. "On measurements of the tide at Churchill, Hudson Bay." Atmosphere-Ocean, 54: 108-116 [10.1080/07055900.2016.1139540]

    Hamlington, B. D., P. Thompson, W. C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and R. D. Ray. 2016. "Assessing the impact of vertical land motion on twentieth century global mean sea level estimates." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121: 4980-4993 [10.1002/2016jc011747]

    Ray, R. D., and R. D. Susanto. 2016. "Tidal mixing signatures in the Indonesian seas from high-resolution sea surface temperature data." Geophysical Research Letters, 43: 8115-8123 [10.1002/2016gl069485]

    Ray, R. D., and G. Foster. 2016. "Future nuisance flooding at Boston caused by astronomical tides alone." Earth's Future, 4 (12): 578-587 [10.1002/2016ef000423]

    Desai, S. D., and R. D. Ray. 2014. "Consideration of tidal geocenter variations for satellite altimeter observations of ocean tides." Geophysical Research Letters, 41: 2454-2459 [10.1002/2014GL059614]

    Ray, R. D., and S. Y. Erofeeva. 2014. "Long-period tidal variations in the length of day." Journal of Geophysical Research, 119: 1498-1509 [10.1002/2013JB010830]

    Stammer, D., R. D. Ray, O. B. Andersen, et al. B. K. Arbic, W. Bosch, L. Carrere, F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, and Others. 2014. "Accuracy assessment of global barotropic ocean tide models." Reviews of Geophysics, 52: 243-282 [10.1002/2014RG000450]

    Schindelegger, M., and R. D. Ray. 2014. "Surface pressure tide climatologies deduced from a quality-controlled network of barometric observations*." Monthly Weather Review, 142 (12): 4872-4889 [10.1175/mwr-d-14-00217.1]

    Ray, R. D. 2013. "Precise comparisons of bottom-pressure and altimetric ocean tides." Journal of Geophysical Research, 118: 4570-4584 [10.1002/jgrc.20336]

    Larson, K. M., R. D. Ray, F. Nievinski, and J. Freymueller. 2013. "The accidental tide gauge: A case study of GPS reflections from Kachemak Bay, Alaska." IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10: 1200-1204 [10.1109/LGRS.2012.2236075]

    Ray, R. D., S. B. Luthcke, and T. van Dam. 2013. "Monthly crustal loading corrections for satellite altimetry." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30: 999-1005 [10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00152.1]

    Ray, R. D., and B. D. Beckley. 2012. "Calibration of ocean wave measurements by the TOPEX, Jason-1, and Jason-2 satellites." Marine Geodesy , 35 (SI): 238-257 [10.1080/01490419.2012.718611 ]

    Ray, R. D., and G. D. Egbert. 2012. "Fortnightly Earth rotation, ocean tides and mantle anelasticity." Geophysical Journal International, 189 (1): 400-413 [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05351.x]

    Ray, R. D., and E. Zaron. 2011. "Non-stationary internal tides observed with satellite altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters, 38: L17609 [ 10.1029/2011GL048617]

    Ray, R. D., G. D. Egbert, and S. Erofeeva. 2011. "Tide predictions in shelf and coastal waters: status and prospects." Coastal Altimetry (Eds S Vignudelli et al), Springer-Verlag, 191-216.

    Ray, R. D., and B. Douglas. 2011. "Experiments in reconstructing twentieth century sea levels." Progress in Oceanography, 91: 496-515 [ 10.1016/j.pocean.2011.07.021]

    Ray, R. D., and D. A. Byrne. 2010. "Bottom pressure tides along a line in the southeast Atlantic Ocean and comparisons with satellite altimetry." Ocean Dynamics, 60 (5): 1167-1176 [ 10.1007/s10236-010-0316-0]

    Han, S. C., R. D. Ray, and S. B. Luthcke. 2010. "One centimeter-level observations of diurnal ocean tides from global monthly mean time-variable gravity fields." Journal of Geodesy, 84: 715-729 [10.1007/s00190-010-0405-3]

    Ray, R. D., B. D. Beckley, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "Vertical crustal motion derived from satellite altimetry and tide gauges, and comparisons with DORIS measurements." Adv. Space Res., 45 (12): 1510-1522 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.020]

    Egbert, G., S. Erofeeva, and R. D. Ray. 2010. "Assimilation of altimetry data for nonlinear shallow-water tides: Quarter-diurnal tides of the Northwest European Shelf ." Continental Shelf Research, 30 (6): 668-679 [ 10.1016/j.csr.2009.10.011]

    Beckley, B. D., N. P. Zelensky, S. A. Holmes, et al. F. G. Lemoine, R. D. Ray, G. Mitchum, S. Desai, and S. Brown. 2010. "Assessment of the Jason-2 Extension to the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 Sea-Surface Height Time Series for Global Mean Sea Level Monitoring ." Marine Geodesy , 33: 447-471 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.491029]

    Ray, R. D., S. B. Luthcke, and J.-P. C. Boy. 2009. "Qualitative comparisons of global ocean tide models by analysis of intersatellite ranging data ." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans , 114: C09017 [ 10.1029/2009JC005362]

    Ray, R. D. 2009. "Secular changes in the solar semidiurnal tide of the western North Atlantic Ocean." Geophysical Research Letters , 36: L19601 [ 10.1029/2009GL040217]

    Egbert, G., S. Erofeeva, S. Han, S. B. Luthcke, and R. D. Ray. 2009. "Assimilation of GRACE tide solutions into a numerical hydrodynamic inverse model." Geophysical Research Letters , 36: L20609 [ 10.1029/2009GL040376]

    Ray, R. 2008. "A preliminary tidal analysis of Icesat laser altimetry: Southern Ross Ice Shelf." Geophysical Research Letters, 35: L02505 [ 10.1029/2007GL032125]

    Beckley, B. D., F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, R. D. Ray, and N. P. Zelensky. 2007. "A reassessment of global and regional mean sea-level trends from TOPEX and Jason-1 altimetry based on revised reference frame and orbits." Geophys. Res. Lett., 34: L14608 [10.1029/2007GL030002]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Tidal analysis experiments with sun-synchronous satellite altimeter data." Journal of Geodesy, 81: 247-257 [ 10.1007/s00190-006-0105-1]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Propagation of the overtide M4 through the deep Atlantic Ocean." Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L21602 [ 10.1029/2007GL031618]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Decadal climate variability: Is there a tidal connection?" Journal of Climate, 20: 3542-3560 [ 10.1175/JCLI4193.1]

    Ray, R., and D. Cartwright. 2007. "Times of peak astronomical tides." Geophysical Journal International, 168 (3): 999-1004 [ 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03293.x]

    Han, S. C., R. Ray, and S. Luthcke. 2007. "Ocean tidal solutions in Antarctica from GRACE intersatellite tracking data." Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L21607 [ 10.1029/2007GL031540]

    Luthcke, S. B., H. J. Zwally, W. Abdalati, et al. D. D. Rowlands, R. D. Ray, R. S. Nerem, F. G. Lemoine, J. J. McCarthy, and D. S. Chinn. 2006. "Recent Greenland Ice Mass Loss by Drainage System from Satellite Gravity Observations." Science, 314 (5803): 1286-1289 [10.1126/science.1130776]

    Andersen, O., G. Egbert, S. Erofeeva, and R. Ray. 2006. "Mapping nonlinear shallow-water tides: a look at the past and future (In memory of C Le Provost)." Ocean Dynamics, 56: 416-429 [ 10.1007/s10236-006-0060-7]

    Boy, J. P., R. Ray, and J. Hinderer. 2006. "Diurnal atmospheric tide and induced gravity variations." Journal of Geodynamics, 41: 253-258 [ 10.1016/j.jog.2005.10.010]

    Ray, R., and S. Luthcke. 2006. "Tide model errors and GRACE gravimetry: Towards a more realistic assessment." Geophysical Journal International, 167: 1055-1059. [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03229.x]

    Benjamin, D., J. Wahr, R. Ray, G. Egbert, and S. Desai. 2006. "Constraints on mantle anelasticity from geodetic observations, and implications for the J2 anomaly." Geophysical Journal International, 165: 3-16 [ 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02915.x]

    Ray, R. 2006. "Secular changes of the M2 tide in the Gulf of Maine." Continental Shelf Research, 26: 422-427 [ 10.1016/j.csr.2005.12.005]

    Ray, R., G. Egbert, and S. Erofeeva. 2005. "A brief overview of tides in the Indonesian Seas." Oceanography, 18: 74-79.

    Ray, R., and S. Poulose. 2005. "Terdiurnal surface-pressure oscillations over the continental United States." Monthly Weather Review, 133: 2526-2534 [ 10.1175/MWR2988.1]

    Boy, J. P., M. Llubes, R. Ray, et al. J. Hinderer, N. Florsch, S. Rosat, F. Lyard, and T. Letellier. 2004. "Non-linear oceanic tides observed by superconducting gravimeters in Europe." Journal of Geodynamics, 38: 391-405 [ 10.1016/j.jog.2004.07.017]

    Ray, R., and G. Egbert. 2004. "The global S1 tide." Journal of Physical Oceanography, 34: 1922-1935 [ 10.1175/1520-0485(2004)034<1922:TGST>2.0.CO;2]

    Egbert, G., R. Ray, and B. Bills. 2004. "Numerical modeling of the global semidiurnal tide in the present day and in the Last Glacial Maximum." Journal of Geophysical Research, 109: C03003 [ 10.1029/2003JC001973]

    Ray, R., D. Rowlands, and G. Egbert. 2003. "Tidal models in a new era of satellite gravimetry." Space Science Reviews, 108: 271-282 [ 10.1023/A:1026223308107]

    Ray, R., and B. Beckley. 2003. "Simultaneous ocean wave measurements by the Jason and Topex satellites, with buoy and model comparisons." Marine Geodesy, 26: 367-382 [ 10.1080/714044527]

    Ray, R., and R. Ponte. 2003. "Barometric tides from ECMWF operational analyses." Annales Geophysicae, 21: 1897-1910 [ 10.5194/angeo-21-1897-2003]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2003. "Semi-diurnal and diurnal tidal dissipation from Topex/Poseidon altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (17): 1907 [ 10.1029/2003GL017676]

    Rubincam, D., D. Rowlands, and R. Ray. 2002. "Is asteroid 951 Gaspra in a resonant obliquity state with its spin increasing due to YORP?" J Geophys Res, 107: 5065 [ 10.1029/2001JE001813]

    Ponte, R., and R. Ray. 2002. "Atmospheric pressure corrections in geodesy and oceanography: a strategy for handling air tides." Geophysical Research Letters, 29 (24): 2153 [ 10.1029/2002GL016340]

    Rowlands, D. D., R. D. Ray, D. S. Chinn, and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "Short-arc analysis of intersatellite tracking data in a gravity mapping mission." J. Geodesy, 76: 307-316 [ 10.1007/s00190-002-0255-8]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, G. Egbert, and N. Pavlis. 2001. "Error spectrum for the global M2 ocean tide." Geophysical Research Letters, 28: 21-24 [ 10.1029/2000GL011674]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Internal Tides." in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Eds: J H Steele et al), 1327-1335: Academic Press.

    Ray, R. 2001. "Resonant third-degree diurnal tides in the seas off Western Europe." Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31: 3581-3586 [ 10.1175/1520-0485(2001)031<3581:RTDDTI>2.0.CO;2]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Comparisons of global analyses and station observations of the S2 barometric tide." Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 63: 1085-1097 [ 10.1016/S1364-6826(01)00018-9]

    Ray, R., and D. Cartwright. 2001. "Estimates of internal tide energy fluxes from Topex/Poseidon altimetry: Central North Pacific." Geophysical Research Letters, 28: 1259-1263 [ 10.1029/2000GL012447]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2001. "Estimates of M2 tidal energy dissipation from Topex/Poseidon altimeter data." Journal of Geophysical Research, 106: 22475-22502 [ 10.1029/2000JC000699]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and F. Lemoine. 2001. "Constraints on energy dissipation in the earth's body tide from satellite tracking and altimetry." Geophysical Journal International, 144: 471-480 [ 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.00356.x]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Inversion of oceanic tidal currents from measured elevations." Journal of Marine Systems, 28: 1-18 [ 10.1016/S0924-7963(00)00081-6]

    Chao, B., V. Dehant, R. Gross, et al. R. Ray, D. Salstein, M. Watkins, and C. Wilson. 2000. "Space geodesy monitors mass transports in global geophysical fluids." Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 81: 247-250.

    Bills, B., and R. Ray. 2000. "Galilean satellite obliquities." Journal of Geophysical Research, 105: 29277-29282 [ 10.1029/2000JE001248]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2000. "Significant dissipation of tidal energy in the deep ocean inferred from satellite altimeter data." Nature, 405: 775-778 [ 10.1038/35015531]

    Bills, B. G., and R. D. Ray. 1999. "Lunar orbital evolution a synthesis of recent results." Geophysical Research Letters, 26: 3045-3048 [ 10.1029/1999GL008348]

    Ray, R., B. Bills, and B. Chao. 1999. "Lunar and solar torques on the oceanic tides." Journal of Geophysical Research, 104 (B8): 17653-17659.

    Ray, R. 1998. "Spectral analysis of highly aliased sea-level signals." Journal of Geophysical Research, 103: (C11)24991-25003 [ 10.1080/01490419809388134]

    Ray, R. 1998. "Diurnal oscillations in atmospheric pressure at twenty-five small oceanic islands." Geophysical Research Letters, 25: 3851-3854 [ 10.1029/1998GL900039]

    Ray, R. 1998. "Ocean self-attraction and loading in numerical tidal models." Marine Geodesy, 21: 181-192.

    Shum, C. K., P. L. Woodworth, O. B. Andersen, et al. O. Francis, R. D. Ray, M. G. Schlax, D. Stammer, and C. C. Tierney. 1997. "Accuracy assessment of recent ocean tide models." Journal of Geophysical Research, 102: (C11) 25173-25194 [ 10.1029/97JC00445]

    Ray, R., and G. Mitchum. 1997. "Surface manifestation of internal tides in the deep ocean: observations from altimetry and island gauges." Progress in Oceanography, 40: 135-162 [ 10.1016/S0079-6611(97)00025-6]

    Ray, R., B. Chao, Z. Kowalik, and A. Proshutinsky. 1997. "Angular momentum of Arctic Ocean tides." Journal of Geodesy, 71: 344-350.

    Ray, R., and G. Egbert. 1997. "The flux of tidal energy across latitude 60°S." Geophysical Research Letters, 24: 543-546 [ 10.1029/97GL50316]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and B. Chao. 1996. "Detection of tidal dissipation in the solid earth by satellite tracking and altimetry." Nature, 381: 595-597 [ 10.1038/381595a0]

    Ray, R., and G. Mitchum. 1996. "Surface manifestation of internal tides generated near Hawaii." Geophysical Research Letters, 23: 2101-2104 [ 10.1029/96GL02050]

    Chao, B., R. Ray, J. Gipson, and G. Egbert. 1996. "Diurnal/semidiurnal polar motion excited by oceanic tidal angular momentum." Journal of Geophysical Research, 101 (B9): 20,151-20,163 [10.1029/96JB01649]

    Chao, B., R. Ray, and G. Egbert. 1995. "Diurnal/semidiurnal oceanic tidal angular momentum: Topex/Poseidon models in comparison with Earth's rotation rate." Geophysical Research Letters, 22: 1993-1996.

    Ray, R., S. Bettadpur, R. Eanes, and E. Schrama. 1995. "Geometrical determination of the Love number h2 at four tidal frequencies." Geophysical Research Letters, 22: 2175-2178 [ 10.1029/95GL01809]

    Ray, R. 1995. "Least squares solution of a linear, bordered, block-diagonal system of equations." ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, 21: 20-25 [ 10.1145/200979.200987]

    Molines, J. M., C. Le Provost, F. Lyard, et al. R. Ray, C. Shum, and R. Eanes. 1994. "Tidal corrections in the Topex/Poseidon geophysical data records." Journal of Geophysical Research, 99: 24749-24760.

    Ray, R., D. Steinberg, B. Chao, and D. Cartwright. 1994. "Diurnal and semidiurnal variations in the Earth's rotation rate induced by oceanic tides." Science, 264: 830-832 [ 10.1126/science.264.5160.830]

    Ray, R. 1994. "Tidal energy dissipation: observations from astronomy, geodesy, and oceanography." in The Oceans (Ed: S Majumdar et al) Pennsylvania Academy of Science Easton, 171-185:

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1994. "On the radiational anomaly in the global ocean tide, with reference to satellite altimetry." Oceanologica Acta, 17: 453-459.

    Ray, R. D., and D. E. Cartwright. 1994. "Satellite altimeter observations of the Mf and Mm ocean tides, with simultaneous orbit corrections." in Gravimetry and Space Techniques Applied to Geodynamics and Ocean Dynamics (Eds: B Schutz et al), American Geophysical Union, 69-78.

    Schrama, E., and R. Ray. 1994. "A preliminary tidal analysis of Topex/Poseidon altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research, 99: 24799-24808 [ 10.1029/94JC01432]

    Ray, R. 1993. "Global ocean tide models on the eve of Topex/Poseidon." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 31: 355-364.

    Sanchez, B., R. Ray, and D. Cartwright. 1992. "A Proudman-function expansion of the M2 tide in the Mediterranean Sea from satellite altimetry and coastal gauges." Oceanologica Acta, 15: 325-337.

    Ray, R., and R. Hansen. 1992. "Comment on A computer program to perform the upward continuation of potential field data between arbitrary surfaces." Computers and Geosciences, 18: 619-623 [ 10.1016/0098-3004(92)90099-D]

    Ray, R., C. Koblinsky, and B. Beckley. 1991. "On the effectiveness of Geosat altimeter corrections." International Journal of Remote Sensing, 12: 1979-1984 [10.1080/01431169108955231]

    Ray, R., and C. Koblinsky. 1991. "On the sea-state bias of the Geosat altimeter." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 8: 397-408 [ 10.1175/1520-0426(1991)008<0397:OTSSBO>2.0.CO;2]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1991. "Energetics of global ocean tides from Geosat altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research, 96: 16897-16912 [ 10.1029/91JC01059]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1990. "Observations of the Mf ocean tide from Geosat altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters, 17: 619-622 [ 10.1029/GL017i005p00619]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1990. "Oceanic tides from Geosat altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research, 95: 3069-3090 [ 10.1029/JC095iC03p0306]

    Cartwright, D., and R. D. Ray. 1989. "New estimates of oceanic tidal energy dissipation from satellite altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters, 16: 73-76 [10.1029/GL016i001p00073]

    Ray, R. 1985. "Correction of systematic error in magnetic surveys: an application of ridge regession and sparse matrix theory." Geophysics, 50: 1721-1731.

    Ray, R. 1985. "Continuation by integral equation methods: a note on surface integration over a double layer." Pure and Applied Geophysics, 122: 725-730.

    Soller, D., R. Ray, and R. Brown. 1982. "A new global crustal thickness map." Tectonics, 1: 125-149.

    Non-Refereed

    Ray, R. D. 1999. "A global ocean tide model from Topex/Poseidon altimetry: GOT992." NASA Tech. Memo. 209478, Goddard Space Flight Center 66.

    Ray, R. D., and B. V. Sanchez. 1989. "Radial deformation of the earth by oceanic tidal loading." NASA Tech. Memo. 100743, Goddard Space Flight Center 52.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Ray, R. D. 2017. "On tidal inference in the diurnal band." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 34 (2): 437-446 [10.1175/jtech-d-16-0142.1]

    Larson, K. M., R. D. Ray, and S. D. Williams. 2017. "A 10-year comparison of water levels measured with a geodetic GPS receiver versus a conventional tide gauge." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 34 (2): 295-307 [10.1175/jtech-d-16-0101.1]

    Cartwright, D. E., P. L. Woodworth, and R. D. Ray. 2017. "Manuel Johnson's tide record at St. Helena." History of Geo- and Space Sciences 8 (1): 9-19 [Full Text (Link)]

    Egbert, G. D., and R. D. Ray. 2017. "'Tidal prediction' in The Sea: The Science of Ocean Prediction." Journal of Marine Research 75 (3): 189-237 [10.1357/002224017821836761]

    Zaron, E. D., and R. D. Ray. 2017. "Using an altimeter-derived internal tide model to remove tides from in situ data." Geophysical Research Letters 44 (9): 4241-4245 [10.1002/2017gl072950]

    Ray, R. D., and G. D. Egbert. 2017. "Tides and satellite altimetry." Satellite Altimetry over Oceans and Land Surfaces 427-458

    Beckley, B. D., P. S. Callahan, D. W. Hancock, G. T. Mitchum, and R. D. Ray. 2017. "On the ‘cal mode’ correction to TOPEX satellite altimetry and its effect on the global mean sea-level time series." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 122 (11): 8371-8384 [10.1002/2017jc013090]

    Ray, R. D., and E. D. Zaron. 2016. "M2 internal tides and their observed wavenumber spectra from satellite altimetry*." Journal of Physical Oceanography 46 (1): 3-22 [10.1175/jpo-d-15-0065.1]

    Ray, R. D. 2016. "On measurements of the tide at Churchill, Hudson Bay." Atmosphere-Ocean 54 108-116 [10.1080/07055900.2016.1139540]

    Hamlington, B. D., P. Thompson, W. C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and R. D. Ray. 2016. "Assessing the impact of vertical land motion on twentieth century global mean sea level estimates." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 121 4980-4993 [10.1002/2016jc011747]

    Ray, R. D., and R. D. Susanto. 2016. "Tidal mixing signatures in the Indonesian seas from high-resolution sea surface temperature data." Geophysical Research Letters 43 8115-8123 [10.1002/2016gl069485]

    Ray, R. D., and G. Foster. 2016. "Future nuisance flooding at Boston caused by astronomical tides alone." Earth's Future 4 (12): 578-587 [10.1002/2016ef000423]

    Desai, S. D., and R. D. Ray. 2014. "Consideration of tidal geocenter variations for satellite altimeter observations of ocean tides." Geophysical Research Letters 41 2454-2459 [10.1002/2014GL059614]

    Ray, R. D., and S. Y. Erofeeva. 2014. "Long-period tidal variations in the length of day." Journal of Geophysical Research 119 1498-1509 [10.1002/2013JB010830]

    Stammer, D., R. D. Ray, O. B. Andersen, et al. B. K. Arbic, W. Bosch, L. Carrere, F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, and Others. 2014. "Accuracy assessment of global barotropic ocean tide models." Reviews of Geophysics 52 243-282 [10.1002/2014RG000450]

    Schindelegger, M., and R. D. Ray. 2014. "Surface pressure tide climatologies deduced from a quality-controlled network of barometric observations*." Monthly Weather Review 142 (12): 4872-4889 [10.1175/mwr-d-14-00217.1]

    Ray, R. D. 2013. "Precise comparisons of bottom-pressure and altimetric ocean tides." Journal of Geophysical Research 118 4570-4584 [10.1002/jgrc.20336]

    Larson, K. M., R. D. Ray, F. Nievinski, and J. Freymueller. 2013. "The accidental tide gauge: A case study of GPS reflections from Kachemak Bay, Alaska." IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 10 1200-1204 [10.1109/LGRS.2012.2236075]

    Ray, R. D., S. B. Luthcke, and T. van Dam. 2013. "Monthly crustal loading corrections for satellite altimetry." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 30 999-1005 [10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00152.1]

    Ray, R. D., and B. D. Beckley. 2012. "Calibration of ocean wave measurements by the TOPEX, Jason-1, and Jason-2 satellites." Marine Geodesy 35 (SI): 238-257 [10.1080/01490419.2012.718611 ]

    Ray, R. D., and G. D. Egbert. 2012. "Fortnightly Earth rotation, ocean tides and mantle anelasticity." Geophysical Journal International 189 (1): 400-413 [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05351.x]

    Ray, R. D., and E. Zaron. 2011. "Non-stationary internal tides observed with satellite altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters 38 L17609 [ 10.1029/2011GL048617]

    Ray, R. D., G. D. Egbert, and S. Erofeeva. 2011. "Tide predictions in shelf and coastal waters: status and prospects." Coastal Altimetry (Eds S Vignudelli et al), Springer-Verlag 191-216

    Ray, R. D., and B. Douglas. 2011. "Experiments in reconstructing twentieth century sea levels." Progress in Oceanography 91 496-515 [ 10.1016/j.pocean.2011.07.021]

    Ray, R. D., and D. A. Byrne. 2010. "Bottom pressure tides along a line in the southeast Atlantic Ocean and comparisons with satellite altimetry." Ocean Dynamics 60 (5): 1167-1176 [ 10.1007/s10236-010-0316-0]

    Han, S. C., R. D. Ray, and S. B. Luthcke. 2010. "One centimeter-level observations of diurnal ocean tides from global monthly mean time-variable gravity fields." Journal of Geodesy 84 715-729 [10.1007/s00190-010-0405-3]

    Ray, R. D., B. D. Beckley, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "Vertical crustal motion derived from satellite altimetry and tide gauges, and comparisons with DORIS measurements." Adv. Space Res. 45 (12): 1510-1522 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.020]

    Egbert, G., S. Erofeeva, and R. D. Ray. 2010. "Assimilation of altimetry data for nonlinear shallow-water tides: Quarter-diurnal tides of the Northwest European Shelf ." Continental Shelf Research 30 (6): 668-679 [ 10.1016/j.csr.2009.10.011]

    Beckley, B. D., N. P. Zelensky, S. A. Holmes, et al. F. G. Lemoine, R. D. Ray, G. Mitchum, S. Desai, and S. Brown. 2010. "Assessment of the Jason-2 Extension to the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 Sea-Surface Height Time Series for Global Mean Sea Level Monitoring ." Marine Geodesy 33 447-471 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.491029]

    Ray, R. D., S. B. Luthcke, and J.-P. C. Boy. 2009. "Qualitative comparisons of global ocean tide models by analysis of intersatellite ranging data ." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 114 C09017 [ 10.1029/2009JC005362]

    Ray, R. D. 2009. "Secular changes in the solar semidiurnal tide of the western North Atlantic Ocean." Geophysical Research Letters 36 L19601 [ 10.1029/2009GL040217]

    Egbert, G., S. Erofeeva, S. Han, S. B. Luthcke, and R. D. Ray. 2009. "Assimilation of GRACE tide solutions into a numerical hydrodynamic inverse model." Geophysical Research Letters 36 L20609 [ 10.1029/2009GL040376]

    Ray, R. 2008. "A preliminary tidal analysis of Icesat laser altimetry: Southern Ross Ice Shelf." Geophysical Research Letters 35 L02505 [ 10.1029/2007GL032125]

    Beckley, B. D., F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, R. D. Ray, and N. P. Zelensky. 2007. "A reassessment of global and regional mean sea-level trends from TOPEX and Jason-1 altimetry based on revised reference frame and orbits." Geophys. Res. Lett. 34 L14608 [10.1029/2007GL030002]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Tidal analysis experiments with sun-synchronous satellite altimeter data." Journal of Geodesy 81 247-257 [ 10.1007/s00190-006-0105-1]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Propagation of the overtide M4 through the deep Atlantic Ocean." Geophysical Research Letters 34 L21602 [ 10.1029/2007GL031618]

    Ray, R. 2007. "Decadal climate variability: Is there a tidal connection?" Journal of Climate 20 3542-3560 [ 10.1175/JCLI4193.1]

    Ray, R., and D. Cartwright. 2007. "Times of peak astronomical tides." Geophysical Journal International 168 (3): 999-1004 [ 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03293.x]

    Han, S. C., R. Ray, and S. Luthcke. 2007. "Ocean tidal solutions in Antarctica from GRACE intersatellite tracking data." Geophysical Research Letters 34 L21607 [ 10.1029/2007GL031540]

    Luthcke, S. B., H. J. Zwally, W. Abdalati, et al. D. D. Rowlands, R. D. Ray, R. S. Nerem, F. G. Lemoine, J. J. McCarthy, and D. S. Chinn. 2006. "Recent Greenland Ice Mass Loss by Drainage System from Satellite Gravity Observations." Science 314 (5803): 1286-1289 [10.1126/science.1130776]

    Andersen, O., G. Egbert, S. Erofeeva, and R. Ray. 2006. "Mapping nonlinear shallow-water tides: a look at the past and future (In memory of C Le Provost)." Ocean Dynamics 56 416-429 [ 10.1007/s10236-006-0060-7]

    Boy, J. P., R. Ray, and J. Hinderer. 2006. "Diurnal atmospheric tide and induced gravity variations." Journal of Geodynamics 41 253-258 [ 10.1016/j.jog.2005.10.010]

    Ray, R., and S. Luthcke. 2006. "Tide model errors and GRACE gravimetry: Towards a more realistic assessment." Geophysical Journal International 167 1055-1059. [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03229.x]

    Benjamin, D., J. Wahr, R. Ray, G. Egbert, and S. Desai. 2006. "Constraints on mantle anelasticity from geodetic observations, and implications for the J2 anomaly." Geophysical Journal International 165 3-16 [ 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02915.x]

    Ray, R. 2006. "Secular changes of the M2 tide in the Gulf of Maine." Continental Shelf Research 26 422-427 [ 10.1016/j.csr.2005.12.005]

    Ray, R., G. Egbert, and S. Erofeeva. 2005. "A brief overview of tides in the Indonesian Seas." Oceanography 18 74-79

    Ray, R., and S. Poulose. 2005. "Terdiurnal surface-pressure oscillations over the continental United States." Monthly Weather Review 133 2526-2534 [ 10.1175/MWR2988.1]

    Boy, J. P., M. Llubes, R. Ray, et al. J. Hinderer, N. Florsch, S. Rosat, F. Lyard, and T. Letellier. 2004. "Non-linear oceanic tides observed by superconducting gravimeters in Europe." Journal of Geodynamics 38 391-405 [ 10.1016/j.jog.2004.07.017]

    Ray, R., and G. Egbert. 2004. "The global S1 tide." Journal of Physical Oceanography 34 1922-1935 [ 10.1175/1520-0485(2004)034<1922:TGST>2.0.CO;2]

    Egbert, G., R. Ray, and B. Bills. 2004. "Numerical modeling of the global semidiurnal tide in the present day and in the Last Glacial Maximum." Journal of Geophysical Research 109 C03003 [ 10.1029/2003JC001973]

    Ray, R., D. Rowlands, and G. Egbert. 2003. "Tidal models in a new era of satellite gravimetry." Space Science Reviews 108 271-282 [ 10.1023/A:1026223308107]

    Ray, R., and B. Beckley. 2003. "Simultaneous ocean wave measurements by the Jason and Topex satellites, with buoy and model comparisons." Marine Geodesy 26 367-382 [ 10.1080/714044527]

    Ray, R., and R. Ponte. 2003. "Barometric tides from ECMWF operational analyses." Annales Geophysicae 21 1897-1910 [ 10.5194/angeo-21-1897-2003]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2003. "Semi-diurnal and diurnal tidal dissipation from Topex/Poseidon altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters 30 (17): 1907 [ 10.1029/2003GL017676]

    Rubincam, D., D. Rowlands, and R. Ray. 2002. "Is asteroid 951 Gaspra in a resonant obliquity state with its spin increasing due to YORP?" J Geophys Res 107 5065 [ 10.1029/2001JE001813]

    Ponte, R., and R. Ray. 2002. "Atmospheric pressure corrections in geodesy and oceanography: a strategy for handling air tides." Geophysical Research Letters 29 (24): 2153 [ 10.1029/2002GL016340]

    Rowlands, D. D., R. D. Ray, D. S. Chinn, and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "Short-arc analysis of intersatellite tracking data in a gravity mapping mission." J. Geodesy 76 307-316 [ 10.1007/s00190-002-0255-8]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, G. Egbert, and N. Pavlis. 2001. "Error spectrum for the global M2 ocean tide." Geophysical Research Letters 28 21-24 [ 10.1029/2000GL011674]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Internal Tides." in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Eds: J H Steele et al) 1327-1335 Academic Press

    Ray, R. 2001. "Resonant third-degree diurnal tides in the seas off Western Europe." Journal of Physical Oceanography 31 3581-3586 [ 10.1175/1520-0485(2001)031<3581:RTDDTI>2.0.CO;2]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Comparisons of global analyses and station observations of the S2 barometric tide." Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 63 1085-1097 [ 10.1016/S1364-6826(01)00018-9]

    Ray, R., and D. Cartwright. 2001. "Estimates of internal tide energy fluxes from Topex/Poseidon altimetry: Central North Pacific." Geophysical Research Letters 28 1259-1263 [ 10.1029/2000GL012447]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2001. "Estimates of M2 tidal energy dissipation from Topex/Poseidon altimeter data." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 22475-22502 [ 10.1029/2000JC000699]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and F. Lemoine. 2001. "Constraints on energy dissipation in the earth's body tide from satellite tracking and altimetry." Geophysical Journal International 144 471-480 [ 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.00356.x]

    Ray, R. 2001. "Inversion of oceanic tidal currents from measured elevations." Journal of Marine Systems 28 1-18 [ 10.1016/S0924-7963(00)00081-6]

    Chao, B., V. Dehant, R. Gross, et al. R. Ray, D. Salstein, M. Watkins, and C. Wilson. 2000. "Space geodesy monitors mass transports in global geophysical fluids." Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 81 247-250

    Bills, B., and R. Ray. 2000. "Galilean satellite obliquities." Journal of Geophysical Research 105 29277-29282 [ 10.1029/2000JE001248]

    Egbert, G., and R. Ray. 2000. "Significant dissipation of tidal energy in the deep ocean inferred from satellite altimeter data." Nature 405 775-778 [ 10.1038/35015531]

    Bills, B. G., and R. D. Ray. 1999. "Lunar orbital evolution a synthesis of recent results." Geophysical Research Letters 26 3045-3048 [ 10.1029/1999GL008348]

    Ray, R., B. Bills, and B. Chao. 1999. "Lunar and solar torques on the oceanic tides." Journal of Geophysical Research 104 (B8): 17653-17659

    Ray, R. 1998. "Spectral analysis of highly aliased sea-level signals." Journal of Geophysical Research 103 (C11)24991-25003 [ 10.1080/01490419809388134]

    Ray, R. 1998. "Diurnal oscillations in atmospheric pressure at twenty-five small oceanic islands." Geophysical Research Letters 25 3851-3854 [ 10.1029/1998GL900039]

    Ray, R. 1998. "Ocean self-attraction and loading in numerical tidal models." Marine Geodesy 21 181-192

    Shum, C. K., P. L. Woodworth, O. B. Andersen, et al. O. Francis, R. D. Ray, M. G. Schlax, D. Stammer, and C. C. Tierney. 1997. "Accuracy assessment of recent ocean tide models." Journal of Geophysical Research 102 (C11) 25173-25194 [ 10.1029/97JC00445]

    Ray, R., and G. Mitchum. 1997. "Surface manifestation of internal tides in the deep ocean: observations from altimetry and island gauges." Progress in Oceanography 40 135-162 [ 10.1016/S0079-6611(97)00025-6]

    Ray, R., B. Chao, Z. Kowalik, and A. Proshutinsky. 1997. "Angular momentum of Arctic Ocean tides." Journal of Geodesy 71 344-350

    Ray, R., and G. Egbert. 1997. "The flux of tidal energy across latitude 60°S." Geophysical Research Letters 24 543-546 [ 10.1029/97GL50316]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and B. Chao. 1996. "Detection of tidal dissipation in the solid earth by satellite tracking and altimetry." Nature 381 595-597 [ 10.1038/381595a0]

    Ray, R., and G. Mitchum. 1996. "Surface manifestation of internal tides generated near Hawaii." Geophysical Research Letters 23 2101-2104 [ 10.1029/96GL02050]

    Chao, B., R. Ray, J. Gipson, and G. Egbert. 1996. "Diurnal/semidiurnal polar motion excited by oceanic tidal angular momentum." Journal of Geophysical Research 101 (B9): 20,151-20,163 [10.1029/96JB01649]

    Chao, B., R. Ray, and G. Egbert. 1995. "Diurnal/semidiurnal oceanic tidal angular momentum: Topex/Poseidon models in comparison with Earth's rotation rate." Geophysical Research Letters 22 1993-1996

    Ray, R., S. Bettadpur, R. Eanes, and E. Schrama. 1995. "Geometrical determination of the Love number h2 at four tidal frequencies." Geophysical Research Letters 22 2175-2178 [ 10.1029/95GL01809]

    Ray, R. 1995. "Least squares solution of a linear, bordered, block-diagonal system of equations." ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software 21 20-25 [ 10.1145/200979.200987]

    Molines, J. M., C. Le Provost, F. Lyard, et al. R. Ray, C. Shum, and R. Eanes. 1994. "Tidal corrections in the Topex/Poseidon geophysical data records." Journal of Geophysical Research 99 24749-24760

    Ray, R., D. Steinberg, B. Chao, and D. Cartwright. 1994. "Diurnal and semidiurnal variations in the Earth's rotation rate induced by oceanic tides." Science 264 830-832 [ 10.1126/science.264.5160.830]

    Ray, R. 1994. "Tidal energy dissipation: observations from astronomy, geodesy, and oceanography." in The Oceans (Ed: S Majumdar et al) Pennsylvania Academy of Science Easton 171-185

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1994. "On the radiational anomaly in the global ocean tide, with reference to satellite altimetry." Oceanologica Acta 17 453-459

    Ray, R. D., and D. E. Cartwright. 1994. "Satellite altimeter observations of the Mf and Mm ocean tides, with simultaneous orbit corrections." in Gravimetry and Space Techniques Applied to Geodynamics and Ocean Dynamics (Eds: B Schutz et al), American Geophysical Union 69-78

    Schrama, E., and R. Ray. 1994. "A preliminary tidal analysis of Topex/Poseidon altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research 99 24799-24808 [ 10.1029/94JC01432]

    Ray, R. 1993. "Global ocean tide models on the eve of Topex/Poseidon." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 31 355-364

    Sanchez, B., R. Ray, and D. Cartwright. 1992. "A Proudman-function expansion of the M2 tide in the Mediterranean Sea from satellite altimetry and coastal gauges." Oceanologica Acta 15 325-337

    Ray, R., and R. Hansen. 1992. "Comment on A computer program to perform the upward continuation of potential field data between arbitrary surfaces." Computers and Geosciences 18 619-623 [ 10.1016/0098-3004(92)90099-D]

    Ray, R., C. Koblinsky, and B. Beckley. 1991. "On the effectiveness of Geosat altimeter corrections." International Journal of Remote Sensing 12 1979-1984 [10.1080/01431169108955231]

    Ray, R., and C. Koblinsky. 1991. "On the sea-state bias of the Geosat altimeter." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 8 397-408 [ 10.1175/1520-0426(1991)008<0397:OTSSBO>2.0.CO;2]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1991. "Energetics of global ocean tides from Geosat altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research 96 16897-16912 [ 10.1029/91JC01059]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1990. "Observations of the Mf ocean tide from Geosat altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters 17 619-622 [ 10.1029/GL017i005p00619]

    Cartwright, D., and R. Ray. 1990. "Oceanic tides from Geosat altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research 95 3069-3090 [ 10.1029/JC095iC03p0306]

    Cartwright, D., and R. D. Ray. 1989. "New estimates of oceanic tidal energy dissipation from satellite altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters 16 73-76 [10.1029/GL016i001p00073]

    Ray, R. 1985. "Correction of systematic error in magnetic surveys: an application of ridge regession and sparse matrix theory." Geophysics 50 1721-1731

    Ray, R. 1985. "Continuation by integral equation methods: a note on surface integration over a double layer." Pure and Applied Geophysics 122 725-730

    Soller, D., R. Ray, and R. Brown. 1982. "A new global crustal thickness map." Tectonics 1 125-149

    Non-Refereed

    Ray, R. D. 1999. "A global ocean tide model from Topex/Poseidon altimetry: GOT992." NASA Tech. Memo. 209478, Goddard Space Flight Center 66

    Ray, R. D., and B. V. Sanchez. 1989. "Radial deformation of the earth by oceanic tidal loading." NASA Tech. Memo. 100743, Goddard Space Flight Center 52

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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