Publications/Presentations

NASA’s GOLD mission will observe light from different points on Earth’s surface to study different aspects of the ionosphere and upper atmosphere.
(Courtesy NASA GSFC/SVS/University of California, Berkeley)

Published papers

(most recent at top)
Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics – July 2018
Modeled Gravity Wave‐Like Perturbations in the Brightness of Far Ultraviolet Emissions for the GOLD Mission
K. Greer, et al.
Full paper (HTML) (1 MB PDF)
Data Collection (519 MB ZIP)

Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics – July 2017
Global modeling of thermospheric airglow in the far ultraviolet
S.C. Solomon
Full paper (HTML) (1 MB PDF)

Space Science Reviews – August 2017
The Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) Mission – R. Eastes, et al.
Full paper (HTML) (2 MB PDF)

Proceedings of SPIE—Space Telescopes and Instrumentation: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray – May 2016
Ultraviolet Imaging Detectors for the GOLD Mission – O.H.W. Siegmund, et al.
Full paper (HTML) (3 MB PDF)

The Coupling, Energetics and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) – May 2009
CEDAR Satellite Collaboration: A GOLDen Opportunity for CEDAR Science – R. Eastes
Full paper (300 KB PDF)

Eos: Earth and Space Science News – May 2009
NASA Mission to Explore Forcing of Earth’s Space Environment – R. Eastes
Full paper (200 KB PDF)

Presentations and posters

AMS – January 2019
The GOLD Mission: Overview of the Early Observations and Their Validation – R. Eastes, W. McClintock, A. Burns, and the GOLD Science Team (Recorded presentation – 16:33)

AGU – December 2018
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Early Orbit Observations – R. Eastes, A. Burns, W. McClintock, S.C. Solomon, and the GOLD Science Team (20 MB PPTX)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Early Orbit Observations – R. Eastes, A. Burns, W. McClintock, S.C. Solomon, and the GOLD Science Team (12 MB PDF)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) – First Light Observations – W. McClintock, R. Eastes, and the GOLD Science Team (16 MB PPTX)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) – First Light Observations – W. McClintock, R. Eastes, and the GOLD Science Team (16 MB PDF)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) – First Light Observations – W. McClintock (9 MB PPTX)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) – First Light Observations – W. McClintock (11 MB PDF)
Observations and Modeling of Atomic/Molecular Composition in the Thermosphere – S.C. Solomon, R. Eastes, W. McClintock, Y. Zhang, and L. Paxton (9 MB PPTX)
Observations and Modeling of Atomic/Molecular Composition in the Thermosphere – S.C. Solomon, R. Eastes, W. McClintock, Y. Zhang, and L. Paxton (4 MB PDF)
Initial Measurements of Thermospheric O2 Density Profiles from GOLD – J. Lumpe et al. (6 MB PDF)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Overview of Daytime Exospheric Temperature Science Data Product – V. Veibell and the GOLD Science Team (1 MB PDF)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Overview of O/N2 and QEUV Science Data Products – J. Correira et al. (4 MB PDF)

COSPAR – July 2018
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) Mission – Ultraviolet Imaging of Earth’s Space Environment from Geostationary Orbit – R. Eastes, W. McClintock, A. Burns, and the GOLD Team (15 MB PPT)

CEDAR – June 2018
Deriving Nonmigrating Tides from GOLD Temperature and O/N2 Measurements Using TIEGCM Tidal Phase Offsets – C.S. Krier, S.L. England, and K. Greer (8 MB PDF)

Triennial Earth-Sun Summit (TESS) – May 2018
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Overview of Science Data Products – J. Correira and the GOLD Science Team (2 MB PDF)
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Overview of Science Algorithms – J.S. Evans and the GOLD Science Team (4 MB PDF)

Smithsonian Space on the Hill Presentation – May 2018
The GOLD Mission: Real-time Imaging of the Space Weather in Earth’s Ionosphere and Thermosphere from Geostationary Orbit – R. Eastes and the GOLD Science Team (15 MB PDF)

Space Weather Workshop – April 2018
The GOLD Mission: Real-time Imaging of the Space Weather in Earth’s Ionosphere and Thermosphere from Geostationary Orbit – R. Eastes and the GOLD Science Team (12 MB PDF)

European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly – April 2018
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD): Science Implementation – W. McClintock, et al. (9 MB PDF)
GOLD Overview Presentation – R. Eastes, W. McClintock, and the GOLD Science Team (15 MB PDF)

AGU 2017 Fall Meeting
New Opportunities in Geospace Remote Sensing – S.C. Solomon (8 MB PDF)

Space Weather Workshop – May 2017
GOLD poster – R. Eastes, et al. (4 MB PDF)

Richard Eastes’ April 5, 2017 LASP Public Lecture
NASA’s GOLD Mission: Unprecedented Imaging from the Boundary Between Earth and Space
Video – YouTube
Slides – R. Eastes (4 MB PDF)

AGU 2016 Fall Meeting
Simulated GOLD Observations of Atmospheric Waves – J. Correira (8 MB PPT)
Simulated GOLD Observations of Atmospheric Waves – J. Correira (3 MB PDF)
Measurements of Thermospheric O2 Density from GOLD – J. Lumpe (5 MB PDF)

AGU 2013 Fall Meeting
AGU 2013 GOLD/ICON poster – S. England (7 MB PDF)
AGU 2013 poster – J. Lumpe (3 MB PDF)
GOLD Hosted Payload Accommodation AGU 2013 – M. Lankton (9 MB PDF)

Space Weather Workshop – April 2011
GOLD poster – M. Codrescu (1.4 MB PDF)

Space Weather Workshop – April 2010
GOLD poster – M. Codrescu (3.6 MB PDF)

COSPAR – July 2008
GOLD presentation – R. Eastes (1.3 MB PDF)
Abstract – R. Eastes (30 KB PDF)

AGU Joint Assembly – May 2008
GOLD Poster – R. Eastes (2.2 MB PDF)

AGU Joint Assembly – May 2007
GOLD poster – D. Rusch (1.1 MB PDF)
GOLD poster – R. Eastes (1.1 MB PDF)

Chapman Conference – Jan. 2007
Video files – R. Eastes (7.2 MB ZIP)
GOLD Chapman presentation – R. Eastes (1.0 MB PDF)

AGU 2006 Fall Meeting
GOLD poster – R. Eastes (700 KB PDF)

Print products

GOLD postcard – 6″ x 9″ (front)
(5 MB PDF)

GOLD postcard – 6″ x 9″ (back)
(5 MB PDF)

ICON vs. GOLD infographic
(5 MB PDF)

GOLD fact sheet
(4 MB PDF)