Optical Turbulence Simulations with Atmospheric Models   E. Masciadri: 10/2006

Peer-Reviewed Journals

First Seasonal Study of Optical Turbulence with an Atmospheric Model
Masciadri E
. & Egner S., PASP, 2006
, 118, 849, 1604

Statistic reliability of the Meso-Nh atmospherical model for 3D  CN simulations

Masciadri E.
,  Avila R.,  Sanchez L.J.,
RMxAA, 40, 3, 2004

Near ground wind simulations by a meso-scale atmospherical model for the ELTs site selection
Masciadri E. , 2003, RMxAA,  39, 249

First evidence of the finite horizontal extent of the optical turbulence layers. Implications for the new adaptive optics techniques
Masciadri E.,  Avila R., Sanchez L.J., 2002, A&A ,  382, 387

Improvement in the Optical Turbulence Parametrization for 3D simulations in a region around a telescope
Masciadri E. & Jabouille P., 2001, A&A, 376, 727

Wavefront coherence time season variability and forecasting at San Pedro Martir site    
Masciadri E. &  Garfias T.,
2001, A&A,  366, 708

3D numerical simulation of optical turbulence at Roque de Los Muchachos  Observatory using the atmospherical model Meso-Nh
Masciadri E., Vernin J., Bougeault P., 2001 , A&A,  365, 699

3D mapping of optical turbulence using an atmospheric numerical model. II: First results at Cerro Paranal
Masciadri E., Vernin J., Bougeault P., 1999, A&ASS, 137, 203

3D mapping of optical turbulence using an atmospheric numerical model. I: A useful tool for the ground-based astronomy
Masciadri E., Vernin J., Bougeault P., 1999, A&ASS, 137, 185

No Peer-Reviewed Journals

Optical Turbulence Forecast: towards a new era of the ground-based astronomy
Masciadri E., 2006, SPIE Orlando, Ground-based and Airbone Telescopes 6267, 62671C

First complete seasonal variation study of the 3D optical turbulence above San Pedro Martir Observatory
Masciadri E. & Egner S., 2004, SPIE Glasgow,
Ground-based and Airbone Telescopes, 5490, 818, 2004

3D optical turbulence charcaterization at San Pedro Martir
Masciadri E., Avila R., Sanchez L., Cuevas S., Garfias F., Agabi A., Azouit M., Vernin J., 2003, RMxAC, 19, 63


A meso-scale atmospherical model for a 3D optical turbulence characterization in astronomy
Masciadri E., 2003, SPIE Kona, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 4839, 801

3D optical turbulence charcaterization for the new class of adaptive optics techniques
Masciadri E., Avila R., Sanchez L.J., 2001, Beyond Conventional Adaptive Optics, Venise, Italy, 361

What can Meteorological numerical models do for the astronomers ?  (Invited Talk)
Masciadri E., 2000,
Astronomical sites evaluations in the Visible and Radio Range, IAU Colloque, Marrakech,

Progress in the validation of the atmospherical model Meso-Nh adapted to provide 3D maps of optical turbulence

Masciadri E., 2000, Astronomical sites evaluations in the Visible and Radio Range, IAU Colloque, Marrakech,

A non-hydrostatic meteorological model (Meso-Nh) applied to the high angular resolution in astronomy: 3D characterization and forecasting of the optical turbulence
Masciadri E., 2000,
4th UNAM-Cray Supercomputing Conference, World Scientific, 40


3D mapping of the optical turbulence around the San Pedro Martir site using the numerical model Meso-Nh. Perspectives for a flexible-scheduling application
Masciadri E., Bougeault P., Vernin J., Angeles F., 2000,
SPIE Munich, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 4006, 1137

Seeing prevision - A possible application to the TNG Telescope at La Palma
Masciadri E., Vernin J., Bougeault P.,
1996, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
The Three Galileos: The man, The spacecraft, The Telescope, Padova, Italy, 389