Courtney Dressing

Publications

  1. A. S. Bonomo, A. Sozzetti, C. Lovis, & 32 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``Characterization of the Kepler-101 planetary system with HARPS-N. A hot super-Neptune with an Earth-sized low-mass companion,'' 2014, accepted to Astronomy & Astrophysics, arXiv:1409.4592
  2. G. R. Ricker, J. N. Winn, R. Vanderspek, & 55 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS),'' 2014, SPIE, 9143, id. 914320
  3. C. D. Dressing, E. R. Adams, A. K. Dupree, C. Kulesa, & D. McCarthy, ``Adaptive Optics Images III: 87 Kepler Objects of Interest,'' 2014, The Astronomical Journal, 148, 78
  4. X. Dumusque, A. S. Bonomo, R. D. Haywood, & 31 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``The Kepler- 10 Planetary System Revisited by HARPS-N: A Hot Rocky World and a Solid Neptune-Mass Planet,'' 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, 789, 154
  5. T. Brandt, M. Kuzuhara, M. W. McElwain, & 52 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, 2014, ``The Moving Group Targets of the SEEDS High-contrast Imaging Survey of Exoplanets and Disks: Results and Observations from the First Three Years,'' The Astrophysical Journal, 786, 1
  6. F. Pepe, A. Collier Cameron, D. W. Latham, & 31 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``An Earth-size Planet with an Earth-like Density,'' 2013, Nature, doi:10.1038/nature12768
  7. C. D. Dressing & D. Charbonneau, ``The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Small Stars,'' 2013, The Astrophysical Journal, 767, 95
  8. F. Fressin, G. Torres, D. Charbonneau, S. T. Bryson, J. Christiansen, C. D. Dressing, J. M. Jenkins, L. M. Walkowicz, N. M. Batalha, ``The False Positive Rate of Kepler and the Occurrence of Planets,'' 2013, The Astrophysical Journal, 766, 81
  9. W. J. Borucki, D. G. Koch, N. Batalha, & 81 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``Kepler-22b: A 2.4 Earth-radius Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Sun-like Star,'' 2012, The Astrophysical Journal, 745, 120b
  10. F. Fressin, G. Torres, J. F. Rowe, & 33 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``Two Earth-sized planets orbiting Kepler-20,'' 2012, Nature, 482, 195F
  11. S. B. Howell, J. F. Rowe, S. T. Bryson, & 64 coauthors including C. D. Dressing, ``Kepler-21b: A 1.6 REarth Planet Transiting the Bright Oscillating F Subgiant Star HD 179070,'' 2012, The Astrophysical Journal, 746, 126H
  12. C. D. Dressing, D. S. Spiegel, C. A. Scharf, K. Menou, S. Raymond, ``Habitable Climates: The Influence of Eccentricity,'' 2010, The Astrophysical Journal, 721, 1295
  13. D. S. Spiegel, S. Raymond, C. D. Dressing, C. A. Scharf, J. L. Mitchell, ``General Milankovitch Cycles: A Novel Way to Exit a Snowball State,'' 2010, The Astrophysical Journal, 721, 1308

Invited Talks

  1. ``The Frequency of Habitable Planets Around Small Stars and the Characterization of Planets Orbiting Bright Kepler Targets,'' University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI, February 10, 2015
  2. ``The Frequency of Habitable Planets Around Small Stars and the Characterization of Planets Orbiting Bright Kepler Targets,'' University of Toronto, Toronto, CA, January 29, 2015
  3. ``The Frequency & Detectability of Small Planets Orbiting Small Stars,'' Chicago, IL, August 25, 2014
  4. ``M Dwarfs as Targets for JWST,'' JWST Transit Planning Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March 12, 2014
  5. ``The Quest for Small Planets Orbiting Small Stars,'' Harvard Origins of Life Initiative Chalk Talk, Cambridge, MA, March 6, 2014
  6. ``Planet Occurrence Rates from Kepler & Predicted Yields from TESS'', Geneva Observatory, November 15, 2013
  7. ``Earth Analog Statistics'', Second Kepler Science Conference, NASA Ames Research Center, November 4, 2013
  8. ``Estimating the Frequency of Potentially Habitable Planets with Kepler'', ExoPAG 8, Denver, CO, October 6, 2013
  9. ``How to Find a Habitable Planet'', Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Summer Colloquium Series, Cambridge, MA, August 1, 2013
  10. ``The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Cool Stars,'' Women in Aerospace Symposium, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2012
  11. ``Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets,'' Statistics of the Exoplanet Population in the Kepler Era (invited workshop), All Souls College, Oxford, England, 2011

Contributed Talks

  1. ``The Frequency of Habitable Planets Around Small Stars and the Characterization of Planets Orbiting Bright Kepler Targets,'' AAS Meeting 225, Seattle, WA, January 8, 2015
  2. ``The Prevalence of Small Planets Around Small Stars from Kepler'', Towards Other Earths II: The Star-Planet Connection, Porto, Portugal, September 15-19, 2014
  3. ``Prospects for Detecting Planets Around Stars Across the Main Sequence Based on Updated Planet Occurrence Rates from Kepler'',Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram, Cambridge, MA, July 28-August 1, 2014
  4. ``How Close are the Nearest Exoplanet System? Updated Planet Occurrence Rates from Kepler and Implications for TESS,'' AAS Meeting 224, Boston, MA, June 1-5, 2014
  5. ``Updating the M Dwarf Planet Occurrence Rate by Injecting and Detecting Transits in Kepler Light Curves'', AAS Meeting 223, National Harbor, MD, January 5-9, 2014
  6. ``The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Small Stars from Kepler,'' Exoplanets in Multi-body Systems in the Kepler Era, Aspen, CO, February 9-15, 2013
  7. ``The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Cool Stars from Kepler,'' AAS Meeting 221, Long Beach, CA, January 6-10, 2013
  8. ``The Occurrence Rate of Habitable Planets Around M-dwarfs: Limits from Kepler,'' IAU Symposium 293: Formation, Detection, and Characterization of Extrasolar Habitable Planets, Beijing, China, August 27-31, 2012
  9. ``Limits from Kepler and the MEarth Project on the Occurrence Rate of Super-Earths and Neptunes around M Dwarfs,'' Kepler Science Conference, Mountain View, CA, 2011
  10. ``Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets,'' AbGradCon11, Bozeman, MT, 2011

Public Invited Talks

  1. American Astronomical Society Meeting #224, Boston, MA, June 3, 2014
  2. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, Alexandria, VA, May 28, 2014
  3. CfA Public Observing Night, Cambridge, MA, November 21, 2013
  4. Winsor School, Boston, MA, October 29, 2013
  5. National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series, Washington, D.C., October 19, 2013
  6. Starfest 2013, Paxton, MA, July 27, 2013
  7. Wellesley College Summer Colloquium Series, Wellesley, MA, July 10, 2013

Posters

  1. B. Montet, N. Chisari, J. Donaldson, C. D. Dressing et al. 2014. Updates from Astrobites: The Astro-ph Reader's Digest. AAS Meeting 223, 445.13
  2. C. D. Dressing & D. Charbonneau, 2013. Inferring the Rate of Planet Occurrence by Injecting and Detecting Transits in the Kepler Light Curves of M Dwarfs. Protostars & Planets VI, Heidelberg, Germany
  3. N. Brickhouse, A. Preston, A. Szentgyorgyi, C. D. Dressing, M. Lopez-Morales, 2013. Searching Chile’s Night Sky for Other Earths. Encuentros 2013, Boston, MA
  4. M. Drout, J .A. Vasel, C. D. Dressing, D. Gifford, C. Morley, S. Hall, E. R. Newton, Astrobites Team, 2013. Astrobites: The Astro-ph Reader's Digest For Undergraduates. AAS Meeting 221, 255.11
  5. C. D. Dressing & D. Charbonneau, 2012. The Occurrence Rate of Habitable Planets Around M Dwarfs from Kepler. Cool Stars 17, Barcelona, Spain
  6. C. D. Dressing & D. Charbonneau, 2011. Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets, Extreme Solar Systems II, Jackson Hole, WY
  7. C. D. Dressing, 2011. Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets. AAS Meeting 218, 227.01
  8. N. Sanders, E. R. Newton, I. Czekala, K. Rosenfeld, C. D. Dressing, D. Gifford, J. Suresh, E. Schneider, C. Morley, S. Kohler, 2011. Astrobites: The Astro-ph Reader's Digest For Undergraduates. AAS Meeting 218, 333.11
  9. C. D. Dressing, D. S. Spiegel, C. A. Scharf, K. Menou, S. Raymond, 2010 Habitable Climates: The Influence of Eccentricity. Astrobiology Graduate Conference, Tällberg, Sweden
  10. C. D. Dressing, M. McElwain, E. Turner, G. Knapp, SEEDS Collaboration. 2010. Angular Differential Imaging at the Subaru Telescope. AAS Meeting 215, 421.01
  11. E. Z. Noe Dobrea, C. D. Dressing, M. J. Wolff, 2009. A New Method for Atmospheric Correction of MRO/CRISM Data. American Astronomical Society, Division of Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts, 41, 57.04
  12. P. I. Ukstins, N. A. Cabrol, & coauthors including C. D. Dressing 2009. Mechanisms for Planetary Spherule Formation and Alteration: Salar Grande, Chile – An Example of Volcanic/Aqueous Processes Interactions. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 40, 1435.
  13. C. D. Dressing, J. Andros, H. Kashdan, J. Zimbelman, L. A. Hennig, 2006. Transverse Aeolian Ridges Observed at Pressure Extremes Within the Martian Atmosphere. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 37, 1740.

Upcoming Conferences

  1. Extreme Precision Radial Velocities, New Haven, CT, July 4 - 8, 2015
  2. Planetary Systems: A Synergistic View, Quy Nhon, Vietnam, July 19 - 25, 2015
  3. Extreme Solar Systems III, Hawaii, November 29 - December 4, 2015