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  • 2004 SOFIA UPPER DECK SCIENCE OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP
    NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    June 22-23, 2004

    PARTICIPANTS AND ARCHIVE OF CONTRIBUTIONS


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    Last update: 2004 Dec 05 - will be updated infrequently as contributions are received.


    Linnea Avallone, LASP/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
    ** Measurements from In-Service Aircraft: What are the Possibilities?
    Douglas S. Baer, Los Gatos Research, Mountain View, CA
    P* Novel instrumentation for trace gas measurements based on cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy
    Albert Betz, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
    ** Thermospheric Oxygen Mapper (TOM)
    Donald R. Blake, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
    (A) Compact, autonomous whole air sampler for trace gas studies aboard the SOFIA aircraft
    Jesse Bregman, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** The capabilities, limitations and constraints of SOFIA
    T.Paul Bui, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    (A) In situ meteorological and turbulent measurements for the SOFIA Upper Deck
    Tim Castellano, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    **Transitsearch: A Collaboration with Amateur Astronomers to Discover Transiting Extrasolar Planets
    Robert Chatfield, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
    ** Science that SURF Can Advance: A Modeler's Thoughts about the Next Decades
    Ronald Cohen, Department of Chemistry, Berkeley, CA
    (A) Observing Trends in Nitrogen Oxides: A unique opportunity from SOFIA
    James W. Elkins, NOAA/CMDL, Boulder, CO
    ** Climate Change Studies of Important Trace Gases
    Kenneth Alan Frank, Astronomical Association of Northern California, CA
    ** [no presentation]
    A. Gannet Hallar, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties using Cavity Ring Down Technology
    Jason P. Hatton, Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO), San Francisco, CA
    ** Digital video imaging with small telescopes
    Pat Hamill, San Jose State University, CA
    ** An aerosol observatory on SURF
    Robert L. Hawkes, Mount Allison University, Sackville, Canada
    ** Meteoroid Structure: Current Views, Astrophysical Importance and SOFIA Possibilities
    R. Stephen Hipskind, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** Earth Science Roadmap & Suborbital Platform Program
    Chris A. Hostetler, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
    (A) Lidar applications on SOFIA
    Laura T. Iraci, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
    ** Chemical Composition of Upper Tropospheric and Lower Stratospheric Aerosols
    Peter Jenniskens, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
    ** Towards a SOFIA Upper Deck Research Facility
    P* Meteor research enabled by airborne AIM-IT rapid pointing technology
    Hansjuerg Jost, BAER Institute, Mountain View, CA
    ** SOFIA Upper Deck Science Opportunities in the Earth Sciences
    Kenneth W. Jucks, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA
    ** FIRS-2 remote sensing from SOFIA
    Armin Kleinboehl, University of Bremen, Germany
    ** Radiometry of atmospheric chemical composition from SOFIA
    Mike Koop, San Jose Astronomical Association, San Jose, CA
    ** [no presentation]
    Mark A. Kritz, ASRC/SUNY, Los Gatos, CA
    ** A success story - fourteen years of piggybacking aboard NASA's Kuiper Airborne Observatory
    Michael J. Mahoney, JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, CA
    P* Where Is The Tropopause?
    Howard Mathis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
    (A) Using SOFIA to introduce teachers and students to cosmic ray science
    Thomas J. McGee, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
    (A) Compact Lidar for Stratospheric Ozone
    Thomas J. McGrath, The Boeing Company/Phantom Works, Seattle, WA
    ** [presentation t.b.d.]
    Marty Mlynczak, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
    ** Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of the Troposphere for SOFIA
    Pilar Monta–Žs-Rodr’guez, Big Bear Solar Observatory, Big Bear City, UT
    ** Earthshine Observations from SOFIA
    David Nugent, University of California, San Diego, CA
    P* Near-real time meteor flux measurements from aircraft for satellite impact hazard mitigation and education
    Laura Pan, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
    ** Issues of Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange in the Middleworld
    Steve Patterson, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** [presentation t.b.d.]
    Leonhard Pfister, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** Air Masses Sampled by SOFIA in the lowermost stratosphere
    Jim Podolske, NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    ** Water vapor measurements
    Colin Price, Department of Geophysics and Planetary Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    (A) Multi-spectral Optical Observations of Sprites from SOFIA
    Stephen J. Reeves, The Boeing Company/Phantom Works, Seattle, WA
    ** [presentation t.b.d.]
    Frans Rietmeijer, The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
    ** What can be learned from long-term, frequent dust collection in the tropopause region?
    Ray W. Russell, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
    (A) Open questions in mid-IR astronomy and aeronomy that may be addressed in observations from SOFIA's Upper Deck
    Ross J. Salawitch, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
    ** Measurement Needs in the UT/LS
    Robert A. Stachnik, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
    P* [presentation t.b.d.]
    Hans Stenbaek-Nielsen, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
    ** Results from airborne observations at 1000 frames/s
    Fred K. Stroh, Institute for Chemistry and Dynamics of the Geosphere, Juelich, Germany
    ** Scientific Return from High Spatial Resolution Mid-IR Limb Emission Measurements of the UTLS Region
    Michael J. Taylor, Center for Atmospheric and Space Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT
    ** Airborne Investigations of Mesospheric Gravity Waves and their Sources
    Josep M. Trigo-Rodriguez, Inst. Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    (A) Detection of volatiles in cometary meteoroids using IR meteor spectroscopy
    S. Mani Tripathi, Physics Department, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
    ** A High Altitude Air Cherenkov Telescope
    Francisco P. J. Valero, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univ. of California, San Diego, CA
    ** [presentation t.b.d.]
    Jeremie Vaubaillon, IMCCE, France
    (A) Meteoroid impact hazard mitigation and meteor shower activity forecasting
    Pao K. Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
    ** Transport of Chemical Species from the Troposphere to the Stratosphere by Deep Convective Clouds
    Chris Wiltsee, SOFIA Program Office, NASA Ames, CA
    ** [presentation t.b.d.]


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    (A) = in absentia (presentation of contributed online paper, participation in discussion)
    P* = poster presentation
     

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