STI Recent Publications

2019

Abdalla, H., Adam, R., Aharonian, F., … O. J. Roberts, et al., A very-high-energy component deep in the γ-ray burst afterglow, Nature 575, 464–467, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1743-9, 2019

Acciari, V. A., S. Ansoldi, L. A. Antonelli, … W. H. Cleveland, O. J. Roberts, et al., Observation of inverse Compton emission from a long γ-ray burst, Nature 575, 459–463, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1754-6, 2019

Adeyeye, T.; Insaf, T.; Nayak, S.; Stuart, N.; DiReinzo, S.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Crosson, W., Estimating policy-relevant health effects of ambient heat exposures using spatially contiguous remote sensing reanalysis data, Environmental Health, 18(35),   2019

Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Crosson, W. L.; Burrows, E., Coffield, S., Crane, B., Barik, M. G., Development and Validation of Improved PM2.5 Models for Public Health Applications Using Remotely Sensed Aerosol and Meteorological Data, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191(2), 2019

Anderson, G. E.,...Swartz, D. A., et al., “Discovery of a radio transient in M81,” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2019

Bi, J.; Stowell, J.; Seto, E.; English, P.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Kinney, P.; Freedman, F.; Liu, Y., Contribution of Low-Cost Sensor Measurements to the Prediction of PM2.5 Levels: A Case Study in Imperial County, California, USA, Environmental Research, 180, 2019

Burns, E., A. Goldstein, C. M. Hui, et al., A Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor Search for Electromagnetic Signals Coincident with Gravitational-wave Candidates in Advanced LIGO’s First Observing Run, Astrophysical Journal, 871, 90, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaf726, 2019

Civitani, M.,...Swartz, D. A., et al., “Lynx x-ray optics based on thin monolithic shells: design and development,” J. Astron. Telesc. Instrum. Syst., 5(2), 021014, 2019

Civitani, Marta M; Parodi, Giancarlo; Vecchi, Gabriele; Ghigo, Mauro; Basso, Stefano; Davis, Jacqueline M; Elsner, Ronald F; Kilaru, Kiranmayee; Pareschi, Giovanni; Swartz, Douglas A, “Lynx x-ray optics based on thin monolithic shells: design and development,” Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 5, 2, 21014, 2019

Coughlin, M. W., T. Ahumada, S. B. Cenko..., A. Goldstein, et al., 2900 Square Degree Search for the Optical Counterpart of Short Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 180523B with the Zwicky Transient Facility, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 131048001, doi:10.1088/1538-3873/aaff99, 2019

Cunningham, V., S. B. Cenko, E. Burns, A. Goldstein, et al., A Search for High-Energy Counterparts to Fast Radio Bursts, Astrophysical Journal, 879, 40, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab2235, 2019

Diao, M.; Holloway, T.; Choi, S.; O’Neill, S.M.; Al-Hamdan, M.Z.; van Donkelaar, A.; Martin, R.V.; Jin, X.; Fiore, A.M.; Henze, D.K.; Lacey, F.; Kinney, P.L.; Freedman, F.; Larkin, N.K.; Zou, Y.; Kelly, J.T.; Vaidyanathan, A., Methods, availability, and applications of PM2.5 exposure estimates derived from ground measurements, satellite, and atmospheric models, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 69(12), 2019

Eliezer, H.; Johnson, S.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Crosson, W.; Insaf, T., Ground-truth of a 1 km downscaled NLDAS air temperature product using the New York City Community Air Survey, Applied Remote Sensing, 13(2), 2019

Gaskin, Jessica A; Swartz, Douglas; Vikhlinin, Alexey A; Özel, Feryal; Gelmis, Karen EE; Arenberg, Jonathan W; Bandler, Simon R; Bautz, Mark W; Civitani, Marta M; Dominguez, Alexandra, “Lynx X-ray Observatory: an overview,” Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 5, 2, 21001, 2019

Jin, X.; Fiore A. M.; Civerolo, K.; Bi, J.; liu, Y.; van Donkelaar, A.; Martin, R. V.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Zhang,Y.; Insaf, T. Z.; Kioumourtzoglou, M. A.; He, M. Z.; Kinney P.L., Comparison of multiple PM2.5 exposure products for estimating health benefits of emission controls over New York State, USA, Environmental Research Letters, 14, 2019

Kasper, J.C., Bale, S.D., Belcher, J.W., … K. H. Wright, et al, Alfvénic velocity spikes and rotational flows in the near-Sun solar wind, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1813-z, 2019

Kilaru, K., BD Ramsey, et al., “Full-shell x-ray optics development at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center,” Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 5 (2), 021010, 2019

Kilaru, Kiranmayee; Ramsey, Brian D; Baumgartner, Wayne H; Bongiorno, Stephen D; Broadway, David M; Champey, Patrick R; Davis, Jacqueline M; O’Dell, Stephen L; Elsner, Ronald F; Gaskin, Jessica A, “Full-shell x-ray optics development at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center," Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 5, 2, 21010, 2019

Lanz...Chen, C.-T., et al., “Investigating the Covering Fraction Distribution of Swift/BAT AGNs with X-Ray and Infrared Observations,” Astrophysical Journal, 870, 26, 2019

Li,...Chen, C.-T., et al., "Piercing through Highly Obscured and Compton-thick AGNs in the Chandra Deep Fields. I. XRay Spectral and Long-term Variability Analyses,” Astrophysical Journal, 877, 5, 2019

McCaul, Eugene, G. Priftis, J. Case, T. Chronis, P. Gatlin, S. Goodman, F. Kong, “Sensitivities of the WRF Lightning Forecasting Algorithm to parameterized microphysics and boundary layer schemes,” Weather Forecasting, 2019

Pires, A. M.,...Zavlin, V. E., et al., “A deep XMM-Newton look on the thermally emitting isolated neutron star RX J1605.3+3249,” Astronomy and Astrophysic, 623, A73, 2019

von Kienlin, A., P. Veres, O.J. Roberts..., A. Goldstein, et al., Fermi GBM GRBs with characteristics similar to GRB 170817A, Astrophysical Journal, 876 89, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab10d8, 2019

Winebarger, Amy; Weber, Mark; Bethge, Christian; Downs, Cooper; Golub, Leon; DeLuca, Edward; Savage, Sabrina; Del Zanna, Giulio; Samra, Jenna; Madsen, Chad; Ashraf, Afra; Carter, Courtney, “Unfolding overlapped slitless imaging spectrometer data for extended sources”, Astrophysical Journal, doi:  10.3847/1538-4357/ab21db, 2019

Wortzel, J.R., Norden, J.G., Turner, B.E., Haynor, D.R., Kent, S.T., Al-Hamdan, M.Z., Avery, D.H., Norden, M.J., Ambient temperature and solar insolation are associated with decreased prevalence of SSRI-treated psychiatric disorders, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 110, 57-63, 2019

Yang...Chen, C.-T., et al., “Evident black hole-bulge coevolution in the distant universe,” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 485, 3721, 2019

2018

Al-Hamdan, A. Z., Preetha, P. P., Al-Hamdan, M. Z., Crosson, W. L., Albashaireh, R. N., Reconnoitering the linkage between cardiovascular disease mortality and long-term exposures to outdoor environmental factors in the USA using remotely-sensed data, Journal of Environmental Science and Health: Part A., 53(9), 809-818, 2018

Alnussirat, S.T., A.F. Barghouty, J.E. Edmunson, M.S. Sabra, D.L. Rickman, "Contributions of solar-wind induced potential sputtering to the lunar surface erosion rate and its exosphere", Nucl. Inst. Method. Phys., B 420, 33-39, 2018

Blankenship, C. B., J. L. Case, W. L. Crosson, and B. T. Zavodsky, Correction of Forcing-Related Spatial Artifacts in a Land Surface Model by Satellite Soil Moisture Data Assimilation, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 15(4), 498-502, doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2018.2805259, 2018

Burns, E., P. Veres, V. Connaughton, J. Racusin, M. S. Briggs, N. Christensen, A. Goldstein, et al., Fermi GBM Observations of GRB 150101B: A Second Nearby Event with a Short Hard Spike and a Soft Tail, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 863, L34, doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aad813, 2018

Connaughton, V., E. Burns, A. Goldstein, et al., On the Interpretation of the Fermi-GBM Transient Observed in Coincidence with LIGO Gravitational-wave Event GW150914, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 853, L9, doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aaa4f2, 2018

Kocevski, D., E. Burns, A. Goldstein, et al., Analysis of Sub-threshold Short Gamma-Ray Bursts in Fermi GBM Data, Astrophysical Journal, 862, 152, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aacb7b, 2018

Koshak, W. J., D. M. Mach, and P. M. Bitzer, “Mitigating VHF Lightning Source Retrieval Errors,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 35, doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0041.1, 2018

Pavlinsky, M.,… Zavlin, V.E, Swartz, D., et al., “ART-XC/SRG overview,” SPIE Proceedings, v. 10699, p. 1069911Y-1, 2018

Preetha, P. P., Albashaireh, R. N., Al-Hamdan, M. Z., Crosson, W. L., Investigating the effects of environmental factors on autism spectrum disorder in the USA using remotely sensed data, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(8), 7924-7936, 2018

Sarmiento, E.J., Moore, J.X., McClure, L.A., Griffin, R., Al-Hamdan, M.Z., Wang, H. E., Fine Particulate Matter Pollution and Risk of Community-Acquired Sepsis, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 2018

Yang,... Chen, C.-T., et al., “Does black-hole growth depend on the cosmic environment?” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480, 1022, 2018

2017

Abbott, B.P., R. Abbott..., A. Goldstein, et al., “Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger,” Astrophysical Journal Letters, 848 L12, doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aa91c9, 2017

Corsi, A., S.B. Cenko, M.M. Kasliwal..., A. Goldstein, et al., “iPTF17cw: An Engine-Driven Supernova Candidate Discovered Independent of a Gamma-Ray Trigger,” Astrophysical Journal, 847, 54, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aa85e5, 2017

Goldstein, A., et al., “An Ordinary Short Gamma-Ray Burst with Extraordinary Implications: Fermi-GBM Detection of GRB 170817A,” Astrophysical Journal Letters, 848, L14, doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aa8f41, 2017

Goldstein, A., et al., “Fermi Observations of the LIGO Event GW170104,” ApJ, 846, L5, 2017

Kilaru, Kiranmayee, Brian D. Ramsey, Jeffery Kolodziejczak, Carolyn Atkins, "Improving x-ray optics via differential deposition," Proc. SPIE 10399, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII, 103991F, 2017

Krivonos, R., Swartz, D., Zavlin, V.E., Ramsey, B.D., “Calibration of the ART-XC mirror modules at MSFC,” Experimental Astronomy, vol. 44, p. 147, 2017

Lavigne, T., C. Liu, W. Deierling, and D. Mach, “Relationship between the global electric circuit and electrified cloud parameters at diurnal, seasonal, and interannual timescales,” J. Geophys. Res., 122, pp. 8525-8542, DOI:10.1002/2016JD026442, 2017

O'Dell, S. L., Swartz, D. A., Tice, N. W., Plucinsky, P. P., Marshall, H. L., Bogdan, A., Grant, C. E., Tennant, A. F., Dahmer, M., “Modeling contamination migration on the Chandra X-ray Observatory IV,” Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 10397, 103970C, 2017

Peterson, M., W. Deierling, C. Liu, D. Mach, and C. Kalb, “A TRMM/GPM retrieval of the total mean generator current for the global electric circuit,” J. Geophys. Res., 122, pp. 10025-10049, DOI:10.1002/2016JD026336, 2017

2016

Al-Hamdan, M.; Quattrochi, D.; Bounoua, L.; Lachir, A.; Zhang, P.; Toure, A., "Using Landsat, MODIS and a biophysical model to evaluate LST in Urban Centers," Remote Sensing, 2016

Blankenship, C. B., J. L. Case, B. T. Zavodsky, and W. L. Crosson, “Assimilation of SMOS Retrievals in the Land Information System,” IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens, 54 (11), 6320-6332, 2016

Chronis, T., W. Koshak, and E. McCaul, “Why do oceanic cloud-to-ground lightning flashes exhibit higher peak currents?” J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 4049-4068, doi:10.1002/2015JD024129, 2016

2015

Estes, M. G.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Ellis, J. T.; Judd, C.; Woodruff, D.; Thom, R. M.; Quattrochi, D.; Watson, B.; Rodriguez, H.; Johnson, H.; Herder, T., “A Modeling System to Assess Land Cover Land Use Change Effects on SAV habitat in the Mobile Bay Estuary,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 51(2), 2015

2014

Ackermann, M.; Ajello, M.; ... Cleveland, W.; Connaughton, V.; Goldstein, A.; Paciesas, W. S.; Preece, R.; Wilson-Hodge, C.; et al., “Fermi-LAT Observations of the Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 130427A,” Science, Volume 343, Issue 6166, pp. 42-47, 2014

Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Crosson, W. L.; Economou, S. A.; Estes, M. G.; Estes, S. M.; Hemmings, S. N.; Kent, S. T.; Puckett, M.; Quattrochi, D. A.; Rickman, D. L.; Wade, G. M.; McClure, L. A., “Environmental Public Health Applications Using Remotely Sensed Data,” Geocarto International, 29:1, 85-98, 2014

Gruber, David; Goldstein, Adam; Weller von Ahlefeld, Victoria; Narayana Bhat, P.; Bissaldi, Elisabetta; Briggs, Michael S.; Byrne, Dave; Cleveland, William H.; Connaughton, Valerie; Diehl, Roland; Fishman, Gerald J.; Fitzpatrick, Gerard; Foley, Suzanne; Gibby, Melissa; Giles, Misty M.; Greiner, Jochen; Guiriec, Sylvain; van der Horst, Alexander J.; von Kienlin, Andreas; Kouveliotou, Chryssa; Layden, Emily; Lin, Lin; Meegan, Charles A.; McGlynn, Sinéad; Paciesas, William S.; Pelassa, Vèronique; Preece, Robert D.; Rau, Arne; Wilson-Hodge, Colleen A.; Xiong, Shaolin; Younes, George; Yu, Hoi-Fung, “The Fermi GBM Gamma-Ray Burst Spectral Catalog: Four Years of Data,” The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, Volume 211, Issue 1, article id. 12, 2014

Hu, X.; Waller, L.A.; Lyapustin, A.; Wang, Y.; Al-Hamdan, M.Z.; Crosson, W.L., Estes, M.G.; Estes, S.M.; Quattrochi, D.A.; Puttaswamy, S.J.; Liu, Y., “Estimating ground-level PM2.5 concentrations in the Southeastern United States Using MAIAC AOD retrievals and a two-stage model,” Remote Sensing of Environment, 140, 220-232, 2014

Kent, S. T.; Kabagambe, E. K; Wadley, V.G.; Howard, V.J.; Crosson, W.L.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Judd, S.E.; Peace, F.; and McClure, L.A, “The relationship between long-term sunlight radiation and cognitive decline in the REGARDS cohort study,” Int. J. Biometeorology, 58(3):361-70, 2014

Krucker, Säm; Christe, Steven; Glesener, Lindsay; Ishikawa, Shin-nosuke; Ramsey, Brian; Takahashi, Tadayuki; Watanabe, Shin; Saito, Shinya; Gubarev, Mikhail; Kilaru, Kiranmayee; “First Images from the Focusing Optics X-Ray Solar Imager,” The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 793 2 L32, 2014

Preece, R.; Burgess, J. Michael; …. Cleveland, W.; Connaughton, V.; Goldstein, A.; Paciesas, W. S.; Wilson-Hodge, C.; et al., “The First Pulse of the Extremely Bright GRB 130427A: A Test Lab for Synchrotron Shocks,” Science, Volume 343, Issue 6166, pp. 51-54, 2014

von Kienlin, Andreas; Meegan, Charles A.; Paciesas, William S.; Bhat, P. N.; Bissaldi, Elisabetta; Briggs, Michael S.; Burgess, J. Michael; Byrne, David; Chaplin, Vandiver; Cleveland, William; Connaughton, Valerie; Collazzi, Andrew C.; Fitzpatrick, Gerard; Foley, Suzanne; Gibby, Melissa; Giles, Misty; Goldstein, Adam; Greiner, Jochen; Gruber, David; Guiriec, Sylvain; van der Horst, Alexander J.; Kouveliotou, Chryssa; Layden, Emily; McBreen, Sheila; McGlynn, Sinéad; Pelassa, Veronique; Preece, Robert D.; Rau, Arne; Tierney, Dave; Wilson-Hodge, Colleen A.; Xiong, Shaolin; Younes, George; Yu, Hoi-Fung, “The Second Fermi GBM Gamma-Ray Burst Catalog: The First Four Years,” The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, Volume 211, Issue 1, article id. 13, 2014

Wilson-Hodge, Colleen A; Gaskin, Jessica; Christe, Steven; Shih, Albert; Tennant, Allyn; Swartz, Doug; Kilaru, Kiranmayee; Elsner, Ron; Kolodziejczak, Jeff; Ramsey, Brian; “Calibration of the High Energy Replicated Optics to Explore the Sun (HEROES) hard x-ray telescope,” Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation, 3 2 1440007, 2014

2013

Gubarev, M., Brian Ramsey, Stephen L. O'Dell, R. Elsner, Kiranmayee Kilaru, J. McCracken, M. Pavlinsky et al., "Development of mirror modules for the ART-XC instrument aboard the Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma mission," SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications, pp. 88610K-88610K, 2013

Gubarev, Mikhail V., Daniel J. Merthe, Kiranmayee Kilaru, Thomas Kester, Brian Ramsey, Wayne R. McKinney, Peter Z. Takacs, Andrew Dahir, and Valeriy V. Yashchuk, “Status of multi-beam long trace-profiler development,” SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications, pp. 88480L-88480L, 2013

Hu, X.; Waller, L. A.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Crosson, W.L.; Estes, M.; Estes, S.; Quattrochi, D.; and Liu, Y., “Estimating ground-level PM2.5 concentrations in the southeastern U.S. using Geographically Weighted Regression,” Environmental Research, 121, 1-10, ISSN 0013-9351, 10.1016/j.envres.2012.11.003, 2013

Kent, S.T; McClure, L.A.; Judd, S.E.; Howard, V.J.; Crosson, W.L.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z.; Wadley, V.G.; Peace, F.; and Kabagambe, E.K., “Short and Long-term sunlight radiation and stroke incidence,” Annals of Neurology, 73(1): 32-37, 2013

Loop, M. S.; Kent, S. T.; Al-Hamdan, M. Z., Crosson, W. L.; Estes, S. M.; Estes, M. G.; Quattrochi, D. A.; Hemmings, S. N.; Wadley, V. G.; McClure, L. A., “Fine particulate matter and incident cognitive impairment in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort,” PLoS ONE, 8(9): e75001, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075001, 2013