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Edward Rhodes

  • B.S., Department of Physics (Magna Cum Laude), University of California at Los Angeles (1968)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Graduate Study, Earth and Planetary Sciences (1968-1969)
  • M.A., Department of Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles (1971)
  • Ph.D., Department of Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles (1977)
  • N.S.F. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology (1977-1978)

Research Interests
  • Ground- and space-based observational helioseismology
  • Solar wind velocity
  • Solar internal rotation

Professional Experience
  • University of Southern California, Department of Physics and Astronomy (1979-Present)
    • Professor of Astronomy (1993-Present)
    • Assistant and Associate Professor (1979-1993)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Astronomer, Space Physics Research Element (1983-Present)

Selected Awards
  • General Education Teaching Award, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, USC (1999)
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Entitled "Instrumentation for Solar Oscillation Measurements at a Solar Observatory" (1983)
  • Mortar Board Honor Society Teaching Excellence Award, USC (1983)
  • NASA Traineeship, M.I.T. (1968-1969)
  • Aerojet-General Science and Engineering Scholarship (1964-1968)

Selected Publications
  1. Rhodes, E.J., Jr., J. Reiter, A.G. Kosovichev, J. Schou, and P.H. Scherrer: 1999, "Solar Internal Rotation as Measured by the SOHO SOI/MDI Full-Disk Program," Bull. Am. Astron. Soc.,32, No. 2, 911-912.
  2. Gonzalez Hernandez, I., J. Patron, T. Roca Cortes, R.S. Bogart, F. Hill, E.J. Rhodes, Jr.; 2000, "A Synoptic View of the Subphotospheric Horizontal Velocity Flows in the Sun," Ap.J., 535, 454-463.
  3. Rhodes, E. J., Jr., J. Reiter, J. Schou, A. G. Kosovichev, and P. H. Scherrer: 2001, "Challenges in High-Degree Helioseismology," EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 82, No. 20, S384.
  4. Rhodes, E.J., Jr., J. Reiter, J. Schou, A.G. Kosovichev, and P.H. Scherrer: 2001, "Observed and Predicted Ratios of the Horizontal and Vertical Components of the Solar p-Mode Velocity Eigenfunctions," Ap. J., 561, 1127-1143.
  5. Rhodes, E.J., Jr., J. Reiter, and J. Schou: 2002 "Solar Cycle Variability of High Frequency and High-Degree p-Mode Oscillation Frequencies," in From Solar Min to Max: Half a Solar Cycle with SOHO, Proceedings of SOHO 11 Symposium, A. Wilson ed., ESA SP-508, 37-40.
  6. Reiter, J. E.J. Rhodes, Jr., A.G. Kosovichev, J. Schou, and P.H. Scherrer: 2002, "Effect of Line Asymmetry on Determination of High-Degree Mode Frequencies," ibid., 87-90.
  7. Reiter, J., E.J. Rhodes, Jr., A.G. Kosovichev, J. Schou, and P.H. Scherrer: 2002, "A New Method for Measuring Frequencies and Splittings of High-Degree Modes," ibid., 91-94.
  8. Rhodes, E.J., Jr., J. Reiter, and J. Schou: 2003, "High-Degree p-Modes and the Sun's Evolving Surface," in Local and Global Helioseismology: the Present and Future, ed. A. Wilson, ESA SP-517, 173-182.
  9. Reiter, J., A.G. Kosovichev, E.J. Rhodes, Jr., and J. Schou: 2003: "Accurate Measurements of SOI/MDI High-Degree Frequencies and Frequency Splittings," ibid., 369-372.
  10. Didkovsky L. V., Judge D. L., Jones A. R., Rhodes E. J. Jr., and     Gurman J. B. 2006, "Measuring proton energies and fluxes using EIT (SOHO) CCD areas outside the solar disk images", Astronomische Nachrichten, 327, 314-320.
  11. Reiter J., Rhodes E. J. Jr., Kosovichev A. G., Schou J., Scherrer P. H., and Larson T. P. 2015, "A Method for the Estimation of p-Mode Parameters from Averaged Solar Oscillation Power Spectra", Astrophysical Journal 803:92, 42 pp.
  12. Hale S. J., Chaplin W. J., Davies G. R., Elsworth Y. P., Howe R., Lund M. N., Moxon E. Z., Thomas A., Pallé P. L., and Rhodes E. J. Jr. 2017, "Atmospheric Extinction Coefficients in the Ic Band for Several Major International Observatories: Results from the BiSON Telescopes, 1984-2016", Astronomical Journal, 154:89, 11 pp.

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