Cycle 8 Selected Proposals

Cycle 8 Selected Proposals
Prop. ID (Queue) PI (Affiliation) Title Instrument(s)
08_0002 (US) Goran Sandell (Institute for Astronomy; UH Hilo) Using [CII] to probe the environment of the LkHa101 HII region reflection nebula and foreground cloud GREAT
08_0006 (US) Robert Gehrz (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities) SOFIA Target of Opportunity (ToO) Observations of Bright Classical Novae in Outburst FORCAST
08_0007 (US) William Reach (USRA) Extended mass loss from Evolved Stars GREAT
08_0010 (US) William Langer (JPL/Caltech) Dynamics and Ionization of the Orion Bar HII-PDR Interface Traced with [NII] GREAT
08_00012 (US) Enrique Lopez-Rodriguez (SOFIA Science Center) SOFIA heralds a new era of measuring the magnetic fields of galaxies HAWC+
08_0013 (US) Dariusz Lis (JPL/Caltech) D/H Ratio in Cometary Water: Understanding the Origin of Earth's Oceans GREAT
08_0014 (US) Enrique Lopez-Rodriguez (SOFIA Science Center) SOFIA/ALMA Survey of Active Galactic Nuclei HAWC+ FORCAST
08_0020 (US) William Langer (JPL/Caltech) Unveiling the Energetics of a LIRG with [CII] and [NII] Spectroscopy GREAT
08_0023 (US) Jorge Pineda (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) What is the Source of the Ubiquitous Dense Ionized Gas Throughout the ISM and Does it Impact [CII] as an SFR Tracer? FIFI-LS
08_0027 (US) Pak Shing Li (Department of Astronomy; University of California at Berkeley) The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Formation of Starless Cores in Filamentary Molecular Clouds HAWC+
08_0028 (US) Curtis DeWitt (USRA/SOFIA) Resolving water vapor absorption in the circumstellar disks of FU Ori stars EXES
08_0029 (US) David Neufeld (Johns Hopkins University) Kinematics of shock-heated H2 with EXES and the conversion from para- to ortho-H2 EXES
08_0030 (US) Paul Goldsmith (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Probing Stellar Feedback at cloud boundaries using [OI] observations in SOFIA Data Archive N/A (Archival program)
08_0035 (DE) Cristian Guevara (I Physikalisches Institut) [12CII]/[13CII] isotopic abundace ratio in M17SW and NGC 1977 GREAT
08_0038 (US) David Neufeld (Johns Hopkins University) and Peter Schilke (University of Cologne) HyGAL: characterizing the Galactic interstellar medium with hydrides GREAT
08_0039 (DE) Rolf Guesten (MPI Radioastronomie) GREAT/SOFIA follow-up observations to our recent detection of HeH+ GREAT
08_0040 (DE) Cristian Guevara (I Physikalisches Institut) M43 and M17SW [OI] 63 and 145 um fully sampled maps GREAT
08_0042 (DE) Slawa Kabanovic (University of Cologne) Optically Thick [CII] Emission from Orion A GREAT
08_0053 (US) Haojing Yan (University of Missouri-Columbia) HAWC+ Observations of Planck-selected 550 micron Peakers HAWC+
08_0056 (US) Michael Kaufman (San Jose State University) An upGREAT Map in M20: [OI] and [CII] Emission from a Young Star Forming Region GREAT
08_0062 (US) Mark Heyer (University of Massachusetts) Testing models of molecular cloud formation in converging gas streams GREAT
08_0063 (US) Takuya Hashimoto (Waseda University) FIFI-LS Spectroscopy of Two Confirmed Lyman Continuum Emitters FIFI-LS
08_0066 (US) Alberto Bolatto (University of Maryland) Studying the Energetics of Galaxies with Velocity-Resolved [CII] Observations in an IFU-Selected Galaxy Sample GREAT
08_0067 (US) Archana Soam (SOFIA Science center/USRA) Do I sit in the sun or in the shade? An EXES proposal to observe H2 pure rotational excitation in IC 63 EXES
08_0069 (US) Howard Smith (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard and Smithsonian) Measuring the Peak Far IR Dust Emission Profiles in Luminous Galaxies FIFI-LS
08_0071 (US) Tucker Jones (University of California; Davis) Accurate chemical abundance measurements: from z=0 to the reionization epoch FIFI-LS
08_0072 (US) Raghvendra Sahai (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Shocked and Scorched: A GREAT Investigation of [CII] and [OI] emission from free-floating Evaporating Gas Globules in the W5 Massive Star Formation Region GREAT
08_0074 (US) Archana Soam (SOFIA Science Center) On the [CII] kinematics of a bright-rimmed cloud undergoing radiatively driven implosion and triggered star-formation GREAT
08_0076 (DE) Urs Graf (University of Cologne) Disentangling the line-of-sight structure of NGC 2024 GREAT
08_0081 (DE) Stefanie Walch (I. Physics Institute) [CII] line emission as an indicator for dynamical molecular cloud formation in Taurus} GREAT
08_0082 (US) Jens Kauffmann (Haystack Observatory; Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Tracing cosmic star-forming Gas: Connecting CiiHCN and other Species in the LEGO Survey GREAT
08_0086 (US) Alison Coil (University of California San Diego) Probing Dust-Obscured Star Formation and AGN Activity in Massive Ultra-Compact Galaxies HAWC+
08_0095 (US) Jingzhe Ma (University of California; Irvine) Are local ULIRGs low in metals? Testing a new metallicity diagnostic with FIFI-LS. FIFI-LS
08_0099 (DE) Seamus Clarke (I. Physikalisches Institut; University of Cologne) [CII] as a tracer of pre-shock and post-shock gas in a supernova remnant GREAT
08_0101 (US) Nicholas Ballering (University of Virginia) Probing Protoplanetary Disk Dispersal with the 63 micron Oxygen Line GREAT
08_0103 (US) Jean Turner (UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy) CO from Hot Molecular Cores in a Forming SSC FIFI-LS
08_0105 (US) Oriel Humes (Northern Arizona University) Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy of Primitive Asteroids in the Middle Solar System FORCAST
08_0106 (US) Ryan Arneson (SOFIA Science Center) Dust Mineralogy of Proto-planetary Nebulae: RV Tauri Stars and SRd Variables FORCAST
08_0108 (US) Caitlin Casey (University of Texas at Austin) Precision Cosmology with SOFIA: Characterizing the Dust Emission in Nearby Supernovae Type Ia Host Galaxies HAWC+
08_0117 (US) William Vacca (USRA) Tracing the Atomic Gas Component of the Galactic Wind in the Prototypical Starburst Galaxy He 2-10 FIFI-LS
08_0119 (US) Ryan Lau (ISAS/JAXA) Investigating the Massive Star Formation Region Sh2-209 in the Extreme Outer Galaxy FORCAST
08_0122 (US) Eric Omelian (Space Science Institute) Studying the Silicate Dust Evolution in the Symbiotic MiraR Aquarii HAWC+ FORCAST
08_0127 (US) James Jackson (SOFIA Science Center) AGAL313.576+0.324: a Luminous Clump with a Remarkably Low [C II]/FIR Luminosity Ratio GREAT
08_0132 (US) Paul Lucey (Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology) Water abundance on the Moon from 6 micron observations FORCAST
08_0135 (DE) Jochen Eislöffel (Thüringer Landessternwarte) Catching the next bright accretion burst from a YSO on the rise FORCAST
08_0136 (US) Alexander Tielens (University of Maryland) EXES Survey of the Molecular Inventory of Hot Cores EXES
08_0137 (DE) Peter Weilbacher (Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)) Mapping the FIR line emission of the Antennae Galaxy (NGC 4038/39) FIFI-LS
08_0141 (US) Antoine Gusdorf (LPENS, École Normale Supérieure, Paris Observatory) The far-infrared view of the Cepheus E protostellar outflow GREAT
08_0147 (DE) Jeroen Bouwman (MPIA Heidelberg) The nature of crystalline silicates in the protoplanetary disk of AB Aurigae FIFI-LS
08_0154 (US) Virginie Faramaz (JPL-Caltech) Where does the dust in the Habitable Zone of Beta Leo come from? HAWC+ FORCAST
08_0158 (US) Ralph Shuping (Space Science Inst.) Short- and long-term variability in pre-transtional disks around high-mass pre-main sequence stars FORCAST
08_0161 (US) Lizette Guzman-Ramirez (Leiden Observatory) Nebular Abundance Discrepancy Problem with SOFIA Part II FORCAST
08_0163 (DE) Bringfried Stecklum (TLS Tautenburg) The Impact of Accretion Bursts from Massive Protostars on their Dusty Environment FORCAST FIFI-LS
08_0165 (US) Gordon Stacey (Cornell University) FIFI-LS Spectroscopy of Nearby IR Bright Galaxies: Tracing Stellar Populations; the O/N Abundance Ratio; and Absolute Abundances FIFI-LS
08_0166 (DE) Paola Caselli (Max-Planck-Insitut fuer extraterrestrische Physik) OD and the origin of water in protostellar cores GREAT
08_0173 (US) Snezana Stanimirovic (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Thermal Pressure of the Perseus Molecular Cloud via Velocity Resolved [CII] GREAT
08_0176 (DE) Guido Fuchs (University of Kassel) High resolution IR observations towards VY Canis Majoris - SiO and SO2 as probes of dynamic regions EXES
08_0178 (US) Margaret McAdam (Northern Arizona University) (16) Psyche: Confirming and quantifying the detections of the rotational heterogeneityhydrated minerals and/or pyroxene with SOFIA+FORCAST FORCAST
08_0179 (US) Jinyi Yang (Steward Observatory; University of Arizona) Probing IR SED of a Bright Gravitationally Lensed Quasar in the Reionization Epoch with SOFIA HAWC+
08_0180 (US) Kathleen Kraemer (Boston College) Water Absorption in Late-Type M Giants EXES
08_0181 (US) Robert Gutermuth (University of Massachusetts) Completing the Protostar Luminosity Function in Cygnus-X with SOFIA/FORCAST Imaging FORCAST
08_0183 (US) J.D. Smith (University of Toledo) Unlocking Far-Infrared Metal Abundances in NGC628 FIFI-LS
08_0186 (US) Ian Stephens (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard and Smithsonian) FIELDMAPS: FIlaments Extremely Long and Dark: a MAgnetic Polarization Survey HAWC+
08_0192 (US) Ravi Sankrit (Space Telescope Science Institute) The Long Term Evolution of Silicates in Symbiotic Mira Systems FORCAST
08_0194 (US) Michelle Creech-Eakman (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology) Mid-Infrared Spectra of Mira Variable Atmospheres Observed With EXES EXES
08_0201 (US) Nicholas Ballering (University of Virginia) Lurking Giants: Verifying and Characterizing Nearby Bright Debris Disks HAWC+
08_0202 (US) Maria S. Kirsanova (Institute of Astronomy; Russian Academy of Sciences) Density structure in PDRs around compact HII regions with the [OI] 63 and 145 micron lines GREAT
08_0203 (US) Conor Nixon (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) A Search for Complex Molecules in Titan's Atmosphere EXES
08_0205 (US) Michael Gregg (U.C. Davis) Detecting the Interstellar Medium of Globular Clusters FIFI-LS
08_0209 (US) B-G Andersson (SOFIA Science Center) Spinning at the Bar - The B-RAT to k-RAT transition in the Orion Bar HAWC+
08_0211 (US) Nicole Karnath (SOFIA Science Center) Magnetic Fields of the Youngest Protostars in the Orion Molecular Clouds HAWC+
08_0216 (US) Edward J. Montiel (SOFIA/USRA) Sampling the Time Evolution of the Circumstellar Chemistry During the Proto-planetary Nebula Phase EXES
08_0218 (US) Edward J. Montiel (SOFIA/USRA) Determining How Mass-Lost Rates Impact the Chemical Abundances of Circumstellar Envelopes EXES
08_0219 (US) James Sinclair (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech) Evolution of auroral heating and chemistry at Jupiter's high latitudes EXES
08_0220 (US) Noel Richardson (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) The Current Dusty Outburst of the Long-Period Binary WR125 FORCAST
08_0225 (US) Rebecca Levy (University of Maryland) The GREAT Cigar: Mapping [CII] in the Disk and Outflow of M82 GREAT
08_0226 (US) Andreea Petric (Institute for Astronomy; UH) Star-formation efficiencies in nearbyoptically luminous Quasars FIFI-LS
08_0231 (US) Jose Pable Fonfria (IFF-CSIC) Searching for C4 in the C-rich AGB stars IRC+10216 and Y CVn EXES
08_0232 (US) William Fischer (Space Telescope Science Institute) Characterizing Outbursting Protostars in Orion HAWC+ FORCAST
08_0233 (US) Uma Gorti (SETI Institute/NASA Ames) Tracing cool disk winds with the [OI] 63 micron line GREAT
08_0237 (US) Georgia V. Panopoulou (California Institute of Technology) Studying the role of the magnetic field in the atomic-to-molecular transition in the diffuse interstellar medium FIFI-LS
08_0238 (US) Laura Lenkic (University of Maryland) Local Analogues of Turbulent Clumpy Main-Sequence Galaxies at the Peak of Cosmic Star Formation HAWC+ FIFI-LS
08_0241 (US) Umut Yildiz (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Where is the Oxygen in high-mass protostars? GREAT
08_0243 (US) Tanio Diaz-Santos (Universidad Diego Portales) A Pilot Survey of Higly Ionized Lines in Low-Metallicity Nearby Galaxies FIFI-LS
08_0244 (DE) Thomas Giesen (University of Kassel) Linear C3 - a novel probe to measure the 12C/13C ratio of the Galaxy GREAT
08_0245 (US) Brandon Marshall (University of Nebraska at Kearney) Searching for Herbig Oe stars in the Mid Infrared FORCAST
08_0248 (US) Rebecca Pitts (Niels Bohr Institute; Copenhagen University) Neutral Atomic Sulfur in Cygnus-X: Key to the Missing Sulfur Problem? FORCAST
08_0254 (US) Rafael Eufrasio (University of Arkansas) Local Analogs to z~10 Galaxies with SOFIA HAWC+ HAWC+
08_0255 (US) Michael Gregg (U.C. Davis) Far-IR Observations of Ram Pressure Stripping in the Coma Cluster FIFI-LS
08_0259 (US) Xin Liu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Resolving Torus Emission in A Kpc-Scale Triple AGN with SOFIA/FORCAST FORCAST
08_0260 (US) C. Darren Dowell (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Magnetic Field Structure of the Grand-Design Spiral Galaxy M51 HAWC+

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