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Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey

State of the Profession Position Papers

The Astro2010 Position Papers were used as input to charges investigated by the Infrastructure Study Groups. The list below is of all the position papers that were received by the close of the submission window on March 15, 2009. The text of individual position white papers can be downloaded by clicking on the paper title link.

Position Papers Received

 

Position Paper Title

Lead Author

Infrastructure Study Target

1.

The Value of the Keck Observatory to NASA and Its Scientific Community

Akeson, Rachel

FFP, IPP

2.

Telescope Technology Applied to Solar Electricity

Angel, Roger

APP

3.

The Role of the W. M. Keck Observatory in U.S. Astronomy

Armandroff, Taft

FFP, IPP

4.

The Economic Value of Space Telescope Servicing

Bailey, Zachary

APP

5.

The Ground-Based O/IR National Observatory: A Roadmap to 2020

Beers, Timothy

FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

6.

Astroinformatics: A 21st Century Approach to Astronomy

Borne, Kirk

CDH, FFP, APP

7.

The Revolution in Astronomy Education: Data Science for the Masses

Borne, Kirk

CDH, EPO

8.

Operational Funding for Optical and Infrared Interferometers

Creech-Eakman, Michelle

FFP

9.

In Support Of Astronomy Education Research

Deustua, Susana

EPO

10.

Recommendations for Astronomy Teaching

Duncan, Douglas

EPO

11.

GSMT: The Case for Community Access to an Extremely Large Telescope

Elias, Jay

DEM, FFP, IPP

12.

Developing Future Generations of Instrument Builders

Elias, Jay

DEM, FFP, EPO

13.

Training of Instrumentalists and Development of New Technologies on SOFIA

Erickson, Edwin F.

FFP, EPO

14.

Strategic Theory

Fall, Michael

CDH, FFP

15.

Astronomical Data Reduction and Analysis for the Next Decade

Ferguson, Henry C.

CDH, FFP

16.

Frontier Science and Adaptive Optics On Existing and Next Generation Telescopes

Frogel, Jay A.

FFP

17.

The Small Research Telescope Challange

Genet, Russell M.

FFP, EPO, APP

18.

State of the Profession Study Groups

Giacconi, Riccardo

FFP, IPP

19.

Status of the Large Binocular Telescope

Green, Richard

FFP, IPP

20.

Ground-Based Astrometry 2010-2020

Henry, Todd J.

CDH, FFP

21.

The University Radio Observatories: Centers for Scientific, Technical and Educational Innovation for Radio Astronomy

Heyer, Mark

FFP

22.

Astronaut and Robotic Maintenance and Upgrades of Major Space Assets

Hoffman, Jeffrey A.

APP

23.

Apache Point Observatory : Facilities, Operations, and Partnerships

Holtzman, Jon

FFP, IPP

24.

The Scientific Ballooning Program

Israel, Martin H.

FFP

25.

Roles, Current Status, Opportunities, Future Trends, and Funding Issues for Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics

Ji, Hantao

FFP

26.

Ethical Standards in Astronomy

Kalas, Paul

CDH, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

27.

Statement from ACCORD for ASTRO2010

Kulkarni, Shri

FFP

28.

The Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Decennial Report

Kurtz, Michael

CDH, FFP

29.

Laboratory Astrophysics in the U.S.

Lawler, James

FFP

30.

EPO in Astronomy and Astrophysics: A Key Avenue for Reaching and Educating the Next Generation

Livio, Mario

EPO

31.

The Impact of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Table 2.1 ASCII Data

Lo, Kwok-Yung

CDH, DEM, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

32.

The Impact of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Lo, Kwok-Yung

CDH, DEM, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

33.

The Impact of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Table 2.2 ASCII Data

Lo, Kwok-Yung

CDH, DEM, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

34.

The Astronomical Information Sciences: A Keystone for 21st-Century Astronomy

Loredo, Thomas J.

CDH, FFP

35.

Low-Energy Astrophysics: Stimulating the Reduction of Energy Consumption in the Next Decade

Marshall, Phil

DEM, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

36.

Reinvigorating the Astrophysics Sounding Rocket Program: Strategic Investment in the Future of Space Astronomy

McCandliss, Stephan

DEM, FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

37.

Great Surveys of the Universe

Myers, Steven T.

CDH, FFP, EPO

38.

Increasing the Number of Underrepresented Minorities in Astronomy: Executive Summary

Norman, Dara

DEM, EPO

39.

Increasing the Number of Underrepresented Minorities in Astronomy at the Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postdoctoral Levels (Paper I)

Norman, Dara

DEM, EPO

40.

Increasing the Number of Underrepresented Minorities in Astronomy Through K-12 Education and Public Outreach (Paper II)

Norman, Dara

DEM, EPO

41.

Research Science and Education: The NSF’s Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Norman, Dara J.

DEM, EPO

42.

Diversifying the Next Generation of Astronomers One Institution at a Time

Nota, Antonella

DEM

43.

The Value of Collaborations between National Facilities and Universities for Instrumentation Development Programs

O'Neil, Karen

FFP, EPO

44.

Making Archival Data Available for Research in the Next Decade and Beyond

Osborn, Wayne

CDH

45.

The Importance of Hands-on Experience with Telescopes for Students

Privon, George C.

DEM, EPO

46.

Citizen Science: Status and Research Directions for the Coming Decade

Raddick, M. Jordan

EPO

47.

Economics, University Budgets, and Astronomers

Rieke, George

DEM, EPO, APP

48.

White Paper on International Collaboration in Ground-based Gravitational Wave Detection

Saulson, Peter R.

IPP

49.

The Need for a Renewed Research Emphasis in Astrophysical and Celestial Dynamics

Scheeres, Daniel J.

FFP

50.

The Value of Observatory-Class Missions

Sembach, Kenneth

FFP

51.

Employment & Funding in Astronomy

Seth, Anil

DEM, FFP

52.

Astronomy education for the 21st Century: Preserving Progress and a Phenomenal Future

Shipman, Harry

EPO

53.

Particle Physics and Astrophysics

Shipsey, Ian

DEM

54.

ALTAIR Report: Table of Contents and Executive Summary

Silva, David

FFP, IPP, EPO, APP

55.

ReSTAR Report: Table of Contents and Executive Summary

Silva, David

FFP, IPP, APP

56.

NOAO and the Ground-based O/IR System

Silva, David

FFP, IPP, APP

57.

Wide-Field Astronomical Surveys in the Next Decade

Strauss, Michael

DEM, FFP, EPO

58.

The Need for Community Standards for Astronomy Employment

Taylor, Stuart F.

DEM

59.

Workforce Development in Astronomy

Waller, William H.

EPO

60.

Funding for Ground-Based Observing Data Collection and Analysis

Weinberger, Alycia J.

FFP

61.

Astronomical Software Wants To Be Free: A Manifesto

Weiner, Benjamin

CDH, FFP

62.

A Balanced Program and Access to Space

Werner, Michael

FFP

63.

Improving NASA's Interactions with the Science Community

Werner, Michael

FFP

64.

The High Impact of Astronomical Data Archives

White, Richard L.

CDH, FFP

65.

Training the Next Generation of Astronomers

Williams, Peter K. G.

DEM, EPO

66.

Educating the Next Generation of Leading Scientists: Turning Ideas into Action

Wood-Vasey, Michael

EPO

67.

The Large Benefits of Small Satellite Missions

Worden, Pete

FFP, IPP, EPO

68.

Laboratory Astrophysics and the State of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Working Group on Laboratory Astrophysics

FFP

69.

Challenges Facing Young Astrophysicists

Zakamska, Nadia

DEM

  

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