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COMPLETE Results and Publications

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Refereed Publications

  1. Arce, Hector G.; Borkin, Michelle A.; Goodman, Alyssa A.; Pineda, Jaime E.; Beaumont, Christopher N., 2011, A Bubbling Nearby Molecular Cloud: COMPLETE Shells in Perseus ; Submitted for review. (astro-ph
  2. Pineda, Jaime E.; Goodman, Alyssa A.; Arce, Hector; G.; Caselli, Paola; Longmore, Steven; Corder, Stuartt, 2011, ApJ 739, 511. Expanded Very Large Array Observations of the Barnard 5 Star-forming Core: Embedded Filaments Revealed, (astro-ph | ADS)
  3. Goodman, Alyssa A., 2010, A Guide to Comparisons of Star Formation Simulations with Observations, IAUS 270, 511, (astro-ph | ADS)
  4. Kauffmann, Jens. Pillai, Thushara; 2010; How Many Infrared Dark Clouds Can form Massive Stars and Clusters? ApJ Letters, 723, 7. (astro-ph | ADS)
  5. Heiderman, Amanda; Evans, Neal J., II; Allen, Lori E.; Huard, Tracy; Heyer, Mark (2010) The Star Formation Rate and Gas Surface Density Relation in the Milky Way: Implications for Extragalactic Studies (astro-ph | ADS)
  6. Helen Kirk, Jaime E. Pineda, Doug Johnstone, and Alyssa A. Goodman, 2010, The Dynamics of Dense Cores in the Perseus Molecular Cloud II: The Relationship Between Dense Cores and the Cloud, ApJ 723, 475. ( astro-ph | ADS)
  7. Kauffmann, J.; Pillai, T.; Shetty, R.; Myers, P. C.; Goodman, A. A., 2010, The Mass-size Relation from Clouds to Cores. II. Solar Neighborhood Clouds, ApJ, 716, 433. (astro-ph | ADS)
  8. Héctor G. Arce, Michelle Borkin, Alyssa A. Goodman, Jaime E. Pineda, Michael Halle, 2010, The COMPLETE Survey of Outflows in Perseus, ApJ, 715, 117. (Local | Project webpage | astro-ph | ADS)
  9. Kauffmann, J.; Pillai, T.; Shetty, R.; Myers, P. C.; Goodman, A. A., 2010, The Mass-Size Relation from Clouds to Cores. I. A New Probe of Structure in Molecular Clouds (astro-ph | ADS)
  10. Shetty, Rahul; Collins, David C.; Kauffmann, Jens; Goodman, Alyssa A.; Rosolowsky, Erik W.; Norman, Michael L., 2010, The Effect of Projection on Derived Mass-Size and Linewidth-Size Relationships, ApJ 712, 1049. (astro-ph | ADS)
  11. Jaime E. Pineda, Alyssa A. Goodman, Héctor G. Arce, Paola Caselli, Jonathan B. Foster, Philip C. Myers, Erik W. Rosolowsky, 2010, Direct observation of a sharp transition to coherence in Dense Cores, ApJL, 712, 116. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  12. Johnstone, D., Rosolowsky, E., Tafalla, M., & Kirk, H. 2010, Dense Gas Tracers in Perseus: Relating the N2H+, NH3, and Dust Continuum Properties of Pre- and Protostellar Core, ApJ, 711, 655 (astro-ph | ADS)
  13. Jaime E. Pineda, Erik Rosolowsky, Alyssa A. Goodman, 2009, The Perils of Clumpfind: the Mass Spectrum of Sub-Structures in Molecular Clouds, ApJL, 699, 134. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  14. Kirk, Helen; Johnstone, Doug; Basu, Shantanu, 2009, The Interplay of Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in Star-Forming Regions: Simulations and Observations, ApJ, 699, 1433, (astro-ph | ADS)
  15. Rahul Shetty, Jens Kauffmann, Scott Schnee, Alyssa A. Goodman, Barbara Ercolano, 2009, The Effect of Line-of-Sight Temperature Variation and Noise on Dust Continuum Observations, ApJ, 696, 2234 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  16. Rahul Shetty, Jens Kauffmann, Scott Schnee, Alyssa A. Goodman, 2009, The Effect of Noise on the Dust Temperature - Spectral Index Correlation, ApJ, 696, 676 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  17. Jonathan B. Foster, E.R. Rosolowsky, J. Kauffman, J.E. Pineda, M.A. Borkin, P. Caselli, P.C. Myers, A.A. Goodman, 2009, Dense Cores in Perseus: The Influence of Stellar Content and Cluster Environment, ApJ, 696, 298 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  18. A.A. Goodman, J.E. Pineda, S.L. Schnee, 2009, The "True" Column Density Distribution in Star-Forming Molecular Clouds, ApJ, 692, 91 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  19. S. Schnee, E. Rosolowsky, J. Foster, M. Enoch, A. Sargent, 2009, The Gas Temperature of Starless Cores in Perseus, ApJ, 691, 1754 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  20. A.A. Goodman, E.W. Rosolowsky, M.A. Borkin, J.B. Foster, M. Halle, J. Kauffmann & J.E. Pineda, 2009, A role for self-gravity at multiple length scales in the process of star formation, Nature, 2009, 457, 63-66 (doi:10.1038/nature07609) (Nature | ADS)
  21. S. Schnee, J. Li, A. A. Goodman , A. I. Sargent, 2008, Dust Emission from the Perseus Molecular Cloud, ApJ, 684, 1228 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  22. Jørgensen, Jes K.; Johnstone, Doug; Kirk, Helen; Myers, Philip C.; Allen, Lori E.; Shirley, Yancy L. (2008) Current Star Formation in the Ophiuchus and Perseus Molecular Clouds: Constraints and Comparisons from Unbiased Submillimeter and Mid-Infrared Surveys. II. ApJ, 683, 822. (astro-ph | ADS)
  23. E. W. Rosolowsky, J. E. Pineda, J. Kauffmann, A. A. Goodman, 2008, Structural Analysis of Molecular Clouds: Dendrograms, ApJ, 679, 1338 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  24. Jaime Pineda, Paola Caselli, Alyssa A. Goodman, CO Isotopologues in the Perseus Molecular Cloud Complex: the X-Factor and Regional Variations, ApJ, 2008, 679, 481 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  25. E. W. Rosolowsky, J. E. Pineda, J. B. Foster, M. A. Borkin, J. Kauffmann, P. Casell, P. C. Myers, A. A. Goodman, An Ammonia Spectral Atlas of Dense Cores in Perseus, ApJS, 2008, 175, 509 (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  26. Jonathan Foster, Carlos Román-Zúñiga, Alyssa A. Goodman, Elizabeth Lada, João Alves, Hunting Galaxies to (and for) Extinction, ApJ, 2008, 674, 831. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  27. Kirk, Helen; Johnstone, Doug; Di Francesco, James, 2007, Erratum: ``The Large- and Small-Scale Structures of Dust in the Star-forming Perseus Molecular Cloud'' ADS
  28. Helen Kirk, Doug Johnstone, Mario Tafalla, Dynamics of Dense Cores in the Perseus Molecular Cloud, 2007, ApJ, 668, 1042. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  29. Jes K. Jørgensen, Doug Johnstone, Helen Kirk, Phil C. Myers, Current Star Formation in the Perseus Molecular Cloud: Constraints from Unbiased Submillimeter and Mid-Infrared Surveys, ApJ, 2007, 656, 293. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  30. Helen Kirk, Doug Johnstone, James Di Francesco, "The Large and Small Scale Structures of Dust in the Star-Forming Perseus Molecular Cloud", 2006, ApJ, 646, 1009. (Local | astro-ph | ADS )
  31. Noami A. Ridge and The COMPLETE Team, "The COMPLETE Survey of Star Forming Regions: Phase 1 Data", 2006, AJ, 131, 2921. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  32. Naomi A. Ridge, Scott L. Schnee, Alyssa A. Goodman, Jonathan B. Foster, "The COMPLETE Nature of the Warm Dust Shell in Perseus", 2006, ApJ, 643, 932. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  33. Scott L. Schnee, T. Bethell, Alyssa A. Goodman, "Estimating Column Density in Molecular Clouds Using Far-IR and Sub-mm Emission Maps", 2006, ApJ, 640, L47. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  34. Jonathan B. Foster & Alyssa A. Goodman,"Cloudshine: New Light on Dark Clouds", 2006, ApJ, 636, L105. Press Release. (Local| astro-ph | ADS)
  35. Scott L. Schnee, Naomi A. Ridge, Alyssa A. Goodman, Jason G. Li,"A COMPLETE Look at the use of IRAS Emission Maps to Estimate Extinction and Dust Temperature". 2005, ApJ, 634, 442. (Local |astro-ph | ADS)
  36. Alyssa A. Goodman, on behalf of the COMPLETE Team, "The COMPLETE Survey on its Second Birthday", 2004, in "Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium: In Honor of David Hollenbach, Chris McKee and Frank Shu", ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 323. Edited by D. Johnstone, F.C. Adams, D.N.C. Lin, D.A. Neufeld, and E.C. Ostriker. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, p.171. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)
  37. Doug Johnstone, James Di Francesco, Helen Kirk,"An Extinction Threshold for Protostellar Cores in Ophiuchus", 2004, ApJ, 611, L45-L48. (Local | astro-ph | ADS)

Theses

Katherine Guenthner, Knotty or Nice? Identication and Characterization of Protostellar Out ows in Spitzer c2d Images , Masters Thesis, Universiat Leipzig, May 2009

Sebastien Guillot "Understanding the Early Stages of Star Formation in Perseus using CS and N2H+ tracers", 8/2006, University of Victoria Undergraduate Thesis.

Scott L. Schnee, "Gas and Dust in Molecular Clouds: Density, Temperature and Velocity Structure" PhD Thesis, Harvard University, July 2006.

Michelle A. Borkin, A COMPLETE Survey of Velocity Features in Perseus" 5/2006, Harvard University Undergraduate Senior Thesis. PPT Presentation.

Thomas Laakso, "Star-Forming Structures in Perseus" 5/2006, Harvard University Undergraduate Senior Thesis.

Helen M. Kirk, "Understanding Star Formation in the Perseus Molecular Cloud", 2005, University of Victoria, MSc Thesis.

Michelle A. Borkin, Naomi A. Ridge, Alyssa A. Goodman, Michael Halle, "Demonstration of the Applicability of "3D Slicer" to Astronomical Data using 13CO and C18O Observations of IC348", 5/2005, Harvard University Undergraduate Junior Thesis.

Selected Posters

The Perseus Molecular Cloud: Towards a COMPLETEr Understanding, Helen Kirk et al. Presented at Protostars and Planets V, October 24-28, 2005, The Big Island, Hawaii ppt (1.32 MB)

COMPLETE Greatest Hits, Volume 1, Alyssa Goodman on behalf of the COMPLETE Team, Presented at Protostars and Planets V, October 24-28, 2005, The Big Island, Hawaii ppt (14.5 MB)

COMPLETE Greatest Hits, Volume 2, Alyssa Goodman on behalf of the COMPLETE Team, Presented at AAS Meeting, January 8-12, 2006, Washington DC (ppt)

Movies

Check-out our movies page for movies and animations of the COMPLETE data.

Related non-COMPLETE Publications

M. Tafalla, M. S. N. Kumar, R. Bachiller, "Star formation in the vicinity of the IC 348 cluster", 2006, A&A, 456, 179

Padoan, Juvela & Pelkonen, "High Resolution Mapping of Interstellar Clouds by Near-IR Scattering", 2006, ApJ, 636, L101.

Enoch et al., "Bolocam Survey for 1.1 mm Dust Continuum Emission in the c2d Legacy Clouds. I. Perseus", 2006, ApJ, 638, 293.

Walawender, Bally, Kirk & Johnstone, "Multiple Outflows and Protostars in Barnard 1", 2005, AJ, 130, 1795.