Nathaniel has been one of the better-travelled SuperDARN graduate students. In addition to attending SuperDARN workshops he spent a semester studying at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) - the world's northernmost university - and participated in numerous meetings such as those hosted by AGU, CEDAR and GEM. He served two years as a Student Representative to the Science Steering Committee of the GEM program.

His most recent paper was chosen to be a highlight of the Journal of Geophysical Research Space Physics:

Frissell, N. A., J. B. H. Baker, J. M. Ruohoniemi, R. A. Greenwald, A. J. Gerrard, E. S. Miller, and M. L. West (2016), Sources and Characteristics of Medium Scale Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances Observed by High Frequency Radars in the North American Sector, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JA022168. link)