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Researcher: Dickey, JM (Professor John Dickey)

Fields of Research

Galactic Astronomy
Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
Geodesy
Astronomical and Space Sciences
High Energy Astrophysics; Cosmic Rays
Astronomical and Space Instrumentation
Geospatial Information Systems
Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems
Geodynamics
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Space and Solar Physics
Algebra and Number Theory
Gravimetrics
Magnetism and Palaeomagnetism
Broadband and Modem Technology
Optical Fibre Communications
Mesospheric, Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Physics
Signal Processing
Lasers and Quantum Electronics
Microwave and Millimetrewave Theory and Technology
Information Retrieval and Web Search
Navigation and Position Fixing

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Information and Communication Services
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Satellite Communication Networks and Services
Mining and Extraction of Aluminium Ores
Air Force
Space Transport
Computer and Electronic Office Equipment
Scientific Instruments
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Learner Development
Education and Training Systems
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Water Allocation and Quantification
Environmental Education and Awareness

Career Best Publications

Astronomy: Dark arc casts a long shadow; Nature
Fitting Together the H I Absorption and Emission in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; Astrophysical Journal
H I in the Galaxy
Is the Local Fluff Typical?; Advances in Space Research
SKA studies of atomic gas in the interstellar medium of the Milky Way; New Astronomy Reviews
Southern Galactic Plane Survey Measurements of the Spatial Power Spectrum of Interstellar H I in the Inner Galaxy; Astrophysical Journal
Spectral Line Advanced Topics; Single-Dish Radio Astronomy: Techniques and Applications
The Magnetic Field of the Large Magellanic Cloud Revealed Through Faraday Rotation; Science

Research Publications

'Missing Link' Clouds in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; The Astrophysical Journal
12CO(1-0) observation of isolated late-type galaxies; Astronomy and Astrophysics
A complete atlas of HI absorption towards HII regions in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey (SGPS I); Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
A Distant Extended Spiral Arm in the Fourth Quadrant of the Milky Way; The Astrophysical Journal
A Glimpse of Star Formation in the Giant H II Region RCW 49; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
A Glimpse of the Southern Jellyfish Nebula and Its Massive YSO; The Astrophysical Journal
A Neutral Hydrogen Self-absorption Cloud in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; The Astrophysical Journal
A New Look at the HI in the Fourth Quadrant; The 5th Boston University Astrophysics Conference
A radio and optical polarization study of the magnetic field in the Small Magellanic Cloud; The Astrophysical Journal
A Stellar Wind Bubble Coincident with the Anomalous X-Ray Pulsar IE 1048.I-5937: Are Magnetars Formed from Massive Progenitors?; The Astrophysical Journal
A study of H I-selected galaxies in the Hercules cluster*; Astronomy and Astrophysics
A Study of the Pulsed Radio Emission from XTE J1810-197; The Astrophysical Journal
A Tidal Dwarf Galaxy in the Hercules Cluster?; Recycling Intergalactic and Interstellar Matter
Antisymmetry in the faraday rotation sky caused by a nearby magnetized bubble; Astrophysical Journal
Astronomy: Dark arc casts a long shadow; Nature
Atomic Hydrogen in a galactic center outflow; The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Autonomous Gaussian Decomposition; The Astrophysical Journal
Cold H I in turbulent eddies and galactic spiral shocks; Symposium S237 Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent ISM
Compact H I Clouds at High Forbidden Velocities in the Inner Galaxy; The Astrophysical Journal
Conference Summary: Themes and Questions about the Disk-Halo Interaction; The Role of the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxy Evolution: Outflow vs. Infall?
Consecutive bright pulses in the vela pulsar; The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Detection of compact radio emission from Circinus X-1 with the first Southern hemisphere e-VLBI experiment; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters
Detection of OH Absorption Against PSR B1849+00; The Astrophysical Journal
Discovery of a Distant Star Formation Region Using Glimpse; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
Discovery of a New Low-Latitude Milky Way Globular Cluster Using GLIMPSE; The Astronomical Journal
Enhanced magneto-ionic fluctuations in the Milky Way's spiral arms; The Magnetized Plasma in Galaxy Evolution
Enhanced Small-Scale Faraday Rotation in the Galactic Spiral Arms; The Astrophysical Journal
Erratum: 'A Distant Extended Spiral Arm in the Fourth Quadrant of the Milky Way' (The Astrophysical Journal (2004) 607 (L127)); The Astrophysical Journal
Evolution of the Parsec-Scale Structure of PKS 1934-638 Revisited: First Science with the ASKAP and New Zealand Telescopes; Astronomical Journal
Excitation temperature of the warm neutral medium as a new probe of the Lyα radiation field; Astrophysical Journal Letters
First detection of HCO+ absorption in the Magellanic System; The Astrophysical Journal
First geodetic results from the AuScope VLBI network; International Association of Geodesy General Assembly 2011
First Glimpse Results on the Stellar Structure of the Galaxy; The Astrophysical Journal
Fitting Together the H I Absorption and Emission in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; Astrophysical Journal
Galactic and magellanic evolution with the SKA; Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array
Galactic Neutral Hydrogen; Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems: Galactic Structure and Stellar Populations
Galaxies on the Blue Edge; The Astronomical Journal
GASKAP-The Galactic ASKAP Survey; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
GASKAP: The Galactic ASKAP Survey; XXVIIth General Assembly of the IAU
GLIMPSE. I. An SIRTF Legacy Project to Map the Inner Galaxy; Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
GMIMS: the Global Magneto-Ionic Medium Survey; Cosmic Magnetic Fields: From Planets, to Stars and Galaxies
Grote Reber Memorial Conference
GSH 23.0--0.7+117: A Neutral Hydrogen Shell in the Inner Galaxy; The Astrophysical Journal
H ɪ, CO, and Planck/IRAS dust properties in the high latitude cloud complex, MBM 53, 54, 55 and HLCG 92-35. Possible evidence for an optically thick HI envelope around the CO clouds; The Astrophysical Journal
H I in the Galaxy
HI absorption toward HII regions at small galactic longitudes; Astrophysical Journal
HI Emission and Absorption in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
HI Shells Behind the Coalsack; The Astrophysical Journal
High resolution rapid response observations of compact radio sources with the Ceduna Hobart Interferometer (CHI); Astronomy & Astrophysics
High-resolution images of diffuse neutral clouds in the milky way. I. Observations, imaging, and basic cloud properties; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
How and Why to do VLBI on GPS; International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry
Identification of Main-Sequence Stars with Mid-Infrared Excesses Using GLIMPSE: β Pictoris Analogs?; The Astrophysical Journal
Is the Local Fluff Typical?; Advances in Space Research
Kinematic distance assignments with HI absorption; Astrophysical Journal
Loops, Drips, and Walls in the Galactic Chimney GSH 277+00+36; The Astrophysical Journal
Low-Mach-number turbulence in interstellar gas revealed by radio polarization gradients; Nature
Magnetic field structure of the Large Magellanic Cloud from Faraday rotation measures of Diffuse Polarized Emission; Astrophysical Journal
Magnetic fields in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; Astronomische Nachrichten
Magnetically Dominated Strands of Cold Hydrogen in the Riegel-Crutcher Cloud; The Astrophysical Journal
Methanol absorption in PKS B1830−211 at milliarcsecond scales; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Milky Way Kinematics. I. Measurements at the Subcentral Point of the Fourth Quadrant; The Astrophysical Journal
Milky way kinematics. II. A uniform inner galaxy H I terminal velocity curve; The Astrophysical Journal
Molecular clouds in supershells: A case study of three objects in the walls of GSH 287+04-17 and GSH 277+00+36; The Astrophysical Journal: An International Review of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics
Neutral hydrogen gas in interacting galaxies: the NGC 6221/6215 galaxy group; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
New Geodetic Infrastructure for Australia; Journal of Spatial Science
New geodetic infrastructure for Australia: The NCRIS/AuScope geospatial component; AGU 2009
New Star Clusters Discovered in the GLIMPSE Survey; The Astrophysical Journal
Non-confirmation of reported H I clouds without optical counterparts in the Hercules cluster; Astronomy and Astrophysics
Observations of turbulence in the diffuse interstellar medium; Symposium S237 Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent ISM
Polarization Angular Spectra of Galactic Synchrotron Emission on Arcminute Scales; The Astrophysical Journal
PSR B1849+00 Probes the Tiny-Scale Molecular Gas?; Astrophysics and Space Science
Radio Polarimetry in the Southern Galactic Plane Survey; The 5th Boston University Astrophysics Conference
Radio Polarization from the Inner Galaxy at Arcminute Resolution; The Astrophysical Journal
RCW 49 at Mid-Infrared Wavelengths: A Glimpse from the Spitzer Space Telescope; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
Resolving the Kinematic Distance Ambiguity Toward Galactic H II Regions; The Astrophysical Journal
Rotation Measures of Extragalactic Sources Behind the Southern Galactic Plane: New Insights into the Large-scale Magnetic Field of the Inner Milky Way; The Astrophysical Journal
SKA studies of atomic gas in the interstellar medium of the Milky Way; New Astronomy Reviews
Southern Galactic Plane Survey Measurements of the Spatial Power Spectrum of Interstellar H I in the Inner Galaxy; Astrophysical Journal
Spectral Line Advanced Topics; Single-Dish Radio Astronomy: Techniques and Applications
SPLASH: the Southern Parkes Large-Area Survey in Hydroxyl first science from the pilot region; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Supergiant shells and molecular cloud formation in the large magellanic cloud; Astrophysical Journal
Surveys of the Milky Way and Magellanic System in the λ21-cm line of atomic hydrogen; EPJ Web of Conferences
Temporal evolution of the Vela pulsar's pulse profile; The Astrophysical Journal
The 21-sponge H ɪ absorption survey. I. Techniques and initial results; The Astrophysical Journal
The AuScope geodetic VLBI array; Journal of Geodesy
The Australia Telescope Compact Array H1 survey of the galactic center; Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
The Galactic distribution of large HI shells; The Astrophysical Journal
The Magnetic Field of the Large Magellanic Cloud Revealed Through Faraday Rotation; Science
The Magnetic Field of the Large Magellanic Cloud: A New Way of Studying Galactic Magnetism; The Magnetized Plasma in Galaxy Evolution
The outer disk of the Milky Way seen in 21 cm absorption; The Astrophysical Journal
The pre-modern era of the ISM; Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
The Radial Distribution of Cold Atomic Hydrogen in the Galaxy; The Astrophysical Journal
The Small-Scale Structure of the Magellanic Stream; The Astrophysical Journal
The Southern Galactic Plane Survey: H I Observations and Analysis; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
The Southern Galactic Plane Survey: Polarized Radio Continuum Observations and Analysis; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
The Southern Galactic Plane Survey: The Test Region; The Astrophysical Journal
The Space Geodesy Project and radio frequency interference characterization and mitigation; 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
The Supershell-Molecular Cloud Connection in the Milky Way and Beyond; Symposium S292 (Molecular Gas, Dust, and Star Formation in Galaxies)
The VLA Galactic Plane Survey; The Astronomical Journal
The Wavelength Dependence of Interstellar Extinction from 1.25 to 8.0 μm Using GLIMPSE Data; The Astrophysical Journal
Thin, Cold Strands of Hydrogen in the Riegel-Crutcher Cloud; SINS - Small Ionized and Neutral Structures in the Diffuse Interstellar Medium
THz Observations of the Cool Neutral Medium; Astrophysics from Antarctica
Tracking the Outer Spiral Arms of the Galaxy in H I Absorption; The Astronomical Journal
VLBI tracking of the solar sail mission IKAROS; 2011 30th URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, URSIGASS 2011
Where Does the Disk Turn Into the Halo? Cool HI in the Outer Milky Way Disk; The Role of the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxy Evolution: Outflow vs. Infall?

Research Projects

A 10 Gbit/s Fibre Optic Link to the Mt Pleasant and Mt Canopus Observatories; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A Survey of the Interstellar Medium in the Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder; Australian Research Council (ARC)
AuScope Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) Array Operations; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Broadband receivers for AuScope geodetic and astronomical applications; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Creating a National Time and Frequency Network for Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Establishing the Reference Frame Using Astronomical and Space-Geodetic Observations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Geophysical, Galactic, and Extra-galactic Science with the AuScope and ASKP Arrays; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Mileura Widefield Array - A New Low Frequency Telescope; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Mileura Widefield Array - Low Frequency Demonstrate; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
MIRA Widefield Array - A New Low Frequency Telescope; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Mopra Radio Telescope ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
NCRIS 5.13 Structure and Evolution of the Australian Continent [AuScope component Geospatial Very Long Baseline Interferometry VLB1 Equipment]; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Radio Interferometer Studies of Compact Astronomical Sources; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Real-time Very Long Baseline Interferometry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Structure and Evolution of the Australian Continent; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Transient Astronomical Sources at Radio Frequencies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Undertake Long Baseline Array (LBA) Observing Services at the Hobart and Ceduna Radio Telescopes; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Long Baseline Array (LBA) Observation at the Hobart and Ceduna Radio Telescopes
SpaceX Project
UTas radio telescope at Mt. Pleasant to monitor signals from a pair of satellites in order to support an application for spectrum allocation for the NBN Co
SIRFT Galactic Plane Survey GLIMPSE
The Milky Way Galaxy at 21-cm

Research Candidate Supervision

A Scattering Approach to Gravitational Lensing
A Survey for Diffuse Radio Sources in Southern Galaxy Clusters as Targets for a Multiwavelength Analysis of Galaxy Cluster Mergers
A Survey for Stellar Relics of Galaxy Formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Bright pulse and consecutive bright pulse activity pre and post glitch on the Vela Pulsar
Consecutive Bright Pulses in the Vela Pulsar
Entanglement and the Quantum-classical Transition
Improved geodetic modelling through very long baseline interferometry and the study of interstellar scintillation of active Galactic Nuclei
Interfacial Waves in Shear Flows
MALT-45- A 7mm Survey of the Southern Galaxy
Measuring Trigonometric Parallaxes to High-mass Star Formation Regions
Nonlinear Superalgebras and Lattice Gauge Theory
Radio Astronomy
Small-scale structure of bubbles in the Interstellar Medium
Southern Hemisphere Gamma-Ray Blazars
Spectroscopic Identification and Characterisation of Red Dwarf Star Exoplanet Host Candidates
The Southern Milky Way