PUBLICATIONS  by the FOROT Team

2010

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Dynamics and microphysics of the MAP-IOP3 event from radar observations and Meso-NH simulations
Pujol, O., Lascaux, F., Georgis, J-F., 2009, Atmospheric Research, 101, 124, 2011

Optical turbulence simulations at Mt. Graham using the Meso-Nh model
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., MNRAS, 412, 2695, 2011

Mesoscale optical turbulence simulations above Dome C, Dome A and South Pole
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., MNRAS, 411, 693, 2011

Wind speed vertical distribution at Mt. Graham
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., 2010, MNRAS, 407, 2230

Optical Turbulence vertical distribution with standard and high resolution at Mt. Graham
Masciadri, E., Stoesz, J., Hagelin,S., Lascaux, F., 2010, MNRAS, 404, 144    (pdf)

Mesoscale optical turbulence simulations at Dome C: refinements
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., 2010, MNRAS, 403, 1714  (pdf)

No Peer-Reviewed Journals

ARGOS - The Laser Guide Star System for the LBT
Rabien, S., Ageorges,N., Barl, L., Beckmann, U., Blumcehn, T., Bonaglia, M., Borelli, J.L., Brynnel, J., Busoni, L., Carbonaro, L,, Davies, R., Deysenroth, M., Durney, O., Elberich, M., Esposito, S., Gasho, V., Gaessler, W., Gemperlein, H., Genzel, R., Green, R., HAug, M, Lloyd Hart, M., Hubbard, P., Kanneganti, S., Masciadri, E., Noenickx, J., Orban de Xivery, G., Peter, D., Quirrenbach, A., Rademacher, M., Rix, H-W., Salinari, P.,  Schwab, C., Storm, J., Struder, M., Thiel, G., Weigelt, G., Ziegleder, J.,
SPIE 2010, San Diego, 7736, 77360E-1

Mt. Graham: optical turbulence vertical distribution at standard and high vertical resolution

Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S., SPIE 2010, San Diego, 7733, 77331P-1

Optical turbulence: site selection above the internal antarctic plateau with a mesoscale model
Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S., SPIE 2010, San Diego, 7733, 77334F-1

A dedicated tool for a full 3D CN2 investigation
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., SPIE 2010, San Diego, 7733, 77334E-1

2009

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Mesoscale optical turbulence simulations at Dome C  
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., 2009, MNRAS, 398, 849, 1093    (pdf)

Books

Masciadri, E., Optical Turbulence Modeling and Forecasts - Toward a new era for the ground-based astronomy
Chapter in "Book on Seeing - The measurements and impact of Atmospheric Turbulence and Refractivity on the propagation of extraterrestrial radiation"
(Invited Review) - Edited by the Institute for Astronomy, Hilo, Hawaii, US, in press

Invited Talks

Optical Turbulence above the Internal Antarctic Plateau
3rd ARENA Conference - An Astronomical Observatory at Concordia (Dome C, Antarctica), 11-15 May 2009 (Masciadri, E.)


No Peer-Reviewed Journals

Optical Turbulence above the Internal Antarctic Plateau
Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., Le Moigne, P., Noilhan, J., 3rd ARENA Conference - An Astronomical Observatory at Concordia (Dome C, Antarctica), 11-15 May 2009, EAS Publication Series, 40, 55

Numerical simulations of optical turbulence at low and high resolution in Antarctica with a messcale meteorological model
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., 3rd ARENA Conference - An Astronomical Observatory at Concordia (Dome C, Antarctica), 11-15 May 2009, EAS Publication Series, 40, 103

Comparison of the Atmosphere above South Pole, Dome C and Dome A: first attempt
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Stoesz, J.,
3rd ARENA Conference - An Astronomical Observatory at Concordia (Dome C, Antarctica), 11-15 May 2009, EAS Publication Series, 40, 85

2008

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Comparison of the atmosphere above the South Pole, Dome C and Dome A for astronomical applications: first attempt   
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Stoesz, J., 2008, MNRAS, 387, 4, 1499    (pdf)

Constraints on Extrasolar Planet Populations from VLT NACO/SDI and MMT SDI and Direct Adaptive Optics Imaging Surveys: Giant Planets are Rare at Large Separations

Nielsen, E., Biller, B., Close, L.M., Masciadri, E., Lenzen, R., 2008, ApJ, 674, 1, 466

Cold Debris Disks are not Commonly Sculpted by Massive Giant Planets or Brown Dwarfs
Apai, D., Janson, M., Moro-Martin, A., Meyer, M.R., Mamajek, E.E., Masciadri, E., Henning, Th., Pascucci, I., Kim, J.S., Hillenbrand, L.A., Kasper, M., Biller, B., 2008, ApJ, 672, 2, 1196

No Peer-Reviewed Journals

Report on the Conference "Optical Turbulence - Astronomy meets Meteorology"
Masciadri, E., ESO Newsletter 'The Messanger', December 2008, 134, 53

Adaptation of the force restore ISBA model to polar conditions
Le Moigne, P., Noilhan, J., Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Pietroni, I., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

ForOT: a new approach for the optical turbulence forecasts studies applied to the ground-based astronomy
Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., SToesz, J., Hagelin, S., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

HVR-GS at Mt. Graham: optical turbulence vertical distribution at standard and high resolution
Masciadri, E., Stoesz, J., Hagelin, S., Lascaux, F., Egner, S., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

Comparison of the atmosphere above South Pole, Dome C and Dome A: first attempt
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Stoesz, J., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

The Antarctic Polar Vortex: study of winter 2005
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

Numerical simulations of the wintertime optical turbulence in Antarctica with the mesoscale model Meso-Nh
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., OTAM08, Alghero, 15-18 September 2008

Comparison of the atmospheric properties above Dome A, Dome C and the South Pole
Hagelin, S., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Stoesz, J., Proc. SPIE, 7012, 70124A, 2008 (pdf)

Meso-Nh simulations of the atmospheric flow above the Internal Antarctic Plateau
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., Proc. SPIE, 7012, 70124D, 2008 (pdf)

G-Scidar measurements of the optical turbulence at Mt. Graham with standard and high vertical resolution
Stoesz, J., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Lascaux, F., Egner, S., Proc. SPIE, 7012, 70121W, 2008 (pdf)

Wide-field performances gradient at a mid-latitude site and at Dome C
Stoesz, J., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S. Lascaux, F., Proc. SPIE, 7012, 70124C, 2008  (pdf)

The Laser Guide Star Program for the LBT
Rabien, S., Ageorges, N., Angel, R., Brusa, G., Brynnel, J., Busoni, L., Davies, R., Deysenroth, M., Esposito, S., Gaessler, W., Genzel, R., Green, R., Haug, M., Lloyd-Hart, M, Holzl, E., Masciadri, E., Pogge, R., Quirrenbach, A., Rademaker, M, Rix, H.W., Salinari, P., Schwab, T., Stalcup, T., Storm, J., Thiel, M., Weigelt, G., Ziegleder, J,
SPIE, 7015, 701515, 2008 (pdf)

Invited Talks

ForOT: a new approach for the optical turbulence forecasts studies applied to the ground-based astronomy
Optical Turbulence - Astronomy meets Meteorology (OTAM08), Alghero, 15-18 September 2008  (Masciadri, E.)

Reports

22/12/2008
: Masciadri, E., Stoesz, J., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S.,
ARGOS: Preliminary Design Review: Site Characterization Report

29/2/2008: (Masciadri, E., Stoesz, J., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S.,
Contribution: LBT - LGS Phase A pag. 80, pag. 244

4/2008: Masciadri, E.,  ForOT Periodic Activity ForOT - Second Year

10/2008: Masciadri, E.,  ForOT Mid-Term Review

2007

Peer-Reviewed Journals

A G-SCIDAR for ground-layer turbulence measurements at high vertical resolution  (pdf + color figures)
Egner, S. & Masciadri, E., 2007, PASP, 119, 1441

Generalized SCIDAR measurements at Mt. Graham

Egner, S., Masciadri, E., Mc Kenna, D., 2007, PASP, 119, 856, 669  (pdf)


An imaging Survey for extrasolar planets around 54 close, young stars with SDI at the VLT and MMT
Biller, B., Close , L.M., Masciadri, E., Nielsen, E., Lenzen, R., Brandner, W., McCarthey, D., Hartung, M., Kellner, S., Mamajek, E., Henning, Th., Miller, D., Kenworthy, M., Kulesa, C., 2007, ApJS, 173, 143

NACO-SDI direct imaging search for the exoplanet Eps Eri b
Janson, M., Brandner, W., Henning, Th., Lenzen, R., Mc Arthur, B., Benedict, G., Fritz, Reffert, S., Nielsen, E., Close, L., Biller, B., Kellner, S., Guenther, E., Hatzes, A., Masciadri, E., Geissler, K., Hartung, M., 2007, AJ, 133, 2442

A direct and differential imaging search for sub-stellar companions to ɛ Indi A
Geißler, K., Kellner, S., Brandner, W., Masciadri, E., Hartung, M., Henning, T., Lenzen, R., Close, L., Endl, M., Kürster, M., 2007, A&A, 461, 2, 665


No Peer-Reviewed Journals

Optical Turbulence simulations with meso-scale models-Towards a new ground-based astronomy era.
Masciadri, E., Symposium on Seeing, Kona-Hawaii, 20-22 March 2007

Mesoscale simulations above Antarctica for astronomical applications: first approaches
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Stoesz, J., Hagelin, S., Symposium on Seeing, Kona-Hawaii, 20-22 March 2007

The widest contiguous field of view at selected sites
Stoesz, J., Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Hagelin, S., Symposium on Seeing, Kona-Hawaii, 20-22 March 2007

Generalized Scidar Measurements at Mt. Graham
Egner, S., Masciadri, E., Mc Kenna, D.,
Symposium on Seeing, Kona-Hawaii, 20-22 March 2007

Optical Turbulence and Wind Profiles at San Pedro Martir with G-Scidar
Avila, R., Sanchez, L.J., Ibanez, F., Vernin., J., Masciadri, E.,
Azouit, M., Agabi, K., Cuevas, S., 2007, RMxAC, 31, 71, Astronomical Sites Evaluation, San Pedro Martir, March 13-15

Surface layer seeing at San Pedro Mártir revisited
Sánchez, L. J., Avila, R., Agabi, A., Azouit, M., Cuevas, S., Cruz, D. X., Cruz-González, I., Garfias, F., González, S. I., Harris, O., Masciadri, E., Orlov, V. G., Vernin, J., Ruelas-Mayorga, A., Voitsekhovich, V. V., 2007, RMxAC, 31, 93, Astronomical Sites Evaluation, San Pedro Martir, March 13-15

Invited Talks

Dome C for optical astronomy - A new site testing approach
ARENA Site Testing Meeting, Rome, 11-13 June 2007  (Masciadri, E.)

Optical Turbulence simulations with meso-scale models - Towards a new ground-based astronomy era.
Symposium on Seeing, Kona-Hawaii, 20-22 March 2007  (Masciadri, E.)

Talks

Mesoscale simulations above Antarctica with Meso-Nh model to characterize a potential astronomical site
Lascaux, F., Masciadri, E., Hagelin, S., Stoesz, J., ARENA Site Testing Meeting, Rome, 11-13 June 2007

Reports

4/2007   Periodic Activity ForOT - First Year

2006

Peer-Reviewed Journals

First Seasonal Study of Optical Turbulence with an Atmospheric Model
Masciadri E. & Egner S., 2006, PASP, 118, 849, 1604       (pdf + color figures)

Meteorological Parameter Analysis above Dome C Using Data from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Geißler K. & Masciadri E., 2006, PASP, 118, 845, 1048   (pdf)

Numerical simulations of three different MAP IOPs and the associated microphysical processes
Lascaux F., Richard E., Pinty, J.P., 2006, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc, 132, 1907

Performance Modeling of a Wide Field Ground Layer Adaptive Optics System
Anderson D., Stoesz J., Morris S., Lloyd-Hart M., Crampton D., Butterley T., Ellerbroek B., Jolissaint L., Milton N.M., Myers R., Szeto K., Tokovinin A., Veran J.P., Wilson R., 2006, PASP, 118, 849, 1574
    

No Peer-Reviewed Journals

A different "glance" to the site testing above Dome C
Masciadri E., Lascaux F., Stoesz J., Hagelin S., Geissler, K., Roscoff  Arena Workshop 13-20 October 2006   (pdf)
    
Optical turbulence forecast: toward a new era of ground-based astronomy
Masciadri E., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6267, 62671C

Meteorologic parameters analysis above Dome C made with ECMWF data
Geissler K. & Masciadri E., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6267, 626719-1

G-SCIDAR measurements on Mt. Graham: recent results
Egner S., Masciadri E., McKenna D., Herbst T., Gaessler  W., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272,  627257

Beyond conventional G-SCIDAR: the ground-layer in high vertical resolution

Egner S., Masciadri E., McKenna D., Herbst T., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272,  627256  (pdf)

Contrast limits with the Simultaneous Differential Extrasolar Planet Imager (SDI) at the VLT and MMT

Biller B., Close L.M., Masciadri E., Lenzen R., Brandner W., Mc Carthy D., Henning Th., Nielsen E., Hartung M., Kellner S., Geissler K., Kasper M., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272, 62722D

Ground-based direct imaging of extra-solar planets supported by AO
Masciadri E., Geissler K., Kellner S., Brandner W., Henning Th., Mundt R., Close L.M., Biller B., Raga, A.,
2006, IAU Colloquium 200, 501, Cambridge University Press

A Survey of Close, Young Stars with SDI at the VLT and MMT
Biller B., Close L.M., Masciadri E., Lenzen R., Brandner W., Mc Carthy D., Henning Th., Nielsen E., Hartung M., 2006, IAU Colloquium 200, 53, Cambridge University Press
   
Evaluation of ground layer adaptive optics for the wide field optical spectrograph on the TMT
Stoesz J., Veran J.P., Roberts S., Ellerbroek B., Britton M., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272 , 6272E147S

Constraining the GLAO parameter space with turbulence profile models
Stoesz, J., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272, 6272E146S

A conceptual design for the Thirty Meter Telescope adaptive optics systems
Ellerbroek, B. L.; Boyer, C.; Bradley, C.; Britton, M. C.; Browne, S.; Buchroeder, R. A.; Carel, J.-L.; Cho, M. K.; Chun, M. R.; Clare, R.; Conan, R.; Daggert, L. G.; Dekany, R. G.; Elias, J. H.; Erickson, D. A.; Flicker, R.; Gavel, D. T.; Gilles, L.; Hampton, P.; Herriot, G.; Hunten, M. R.; Joyce, R. R.; Liang, M.; Macintosh, B. A.; Palomo, R.; Powell, I. P.; Roberts, S. C.; Ruch, E.; Sinquin, J.C.; Smith, M. J.; Stoesz, J. A.; Troy, M.; Tyler, G. A.; Veran, J.-P.; Vogel, C. R.; Yang, Q., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272, 6272E11E

A proposed implementation of a ground layer adaptive optics system on the Gemini Telescope
Szeto, K., Andersen, D., Crampton, D., Morris, S., Lloyd-Hart, M., Myers, R., Jensen, J.B., Fletcher, M., Gardhouse, W. R., Milton, N.M., Pazder, J., Stoesz, J., Simons, D., Veran, J.P., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6269, 6269E165S

Modeling a GLAO system for the Gemini Observatory
Andersen, D.R., Crampton, D., Szeto, K., Morris, S., Lloyd-Hart, M., Myers, R., Stoesz, J., Tokovinin, A., Butterley, T., Milton, N. M., Veran, J.P., Wilson, R., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Vol. 6272, 6272E168E

Adaptive optics for Extremely Large Telescopes
Hubin, N., Ellerbroek, B.L., Arsenault, R., Clare, R.M., Dekany, R., Gilles, L., Kasper, M., Herriot, G., Le Louarn, M., Marchetti, E., Oberti, S. Stoesz, J., Veran, J.P., Verinaud, C., 2006, IAU Symposium, 232, 60