Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy - Vol. 6

(André HECK, Editor)

(Springer, Dordrecht - ISBN 1-4020-4055-5)


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Paul and Marie Stroobant Prize 2007


Table of contents

Foreword
(C. Cesarsky/ESO)
(pp. vii-viii)

Editorial
(Editor)
(pp. 1-10)

The Evolving Sociology of Ground-Based Optical
and Infrared Astronomy at the Start of the 21st Century
(J.R. Roy & M. Mountain/Gemini Obs.)
(pp. 11-37)

Building Astronomy Research Capacity in Africa
(P. Martinez/SAAO)
(pp. 39-62)

Astronomy in New Zealand
(J.B. Hearnshaw/Univ. Canterbury)
(pp. 63-86)

The Current State of Austrian Astronomy
(S. Schindler/Univ. Innsbruck)
(pp. 87-95)

Challenges and Opportunities in Operating
a High-Altitude Site
(R. Stencel/Denver Univ.)
(pp. 97-109)

An Insider's Perspective
on Observing Time Selection Committees
(J.L. Linsky/JILA)
(pp. 111-116)

Evaluation and Selection of Solar Observing Programs
(H. Uitenbroek/NSO)
(pp. 117-124)

Evaluation and Selection of Radio Astronomy Programs:
The Case of the 100m Radio Telescope at Effelsberg
(R. Schwartz, A. Kraus & J.A. Zensus/MPIfR)
(pp. 125-131)

The Development of HST Science Metrics
(J.P. Madrid, F.D. Macchetto, Cl. Leitherer/STScI & G. Meylan/EPFL)
(pp. 133-143)

The Science News Metrics
(C.A. Christian/STScI & G. Davidson/Northrop Grummann)
(pp. 145-156)

A Citation-Based Measure of Scientific Impact Within Astronomy
(F.R. Pearce/Nottingham Univ. & D.A. Forbes/Swinburne Univ.)
(pp. 157-168)

A Comparison of Citation Counts in the Science Citation Index 
and the NASA Astrophysics Data System
(H.A. Abt/KPNO)
(pp. 169-174)

Letters to the Editor of the AAS Newsletter:
A Personal Story
(J.L. Linsky/JILA)
(pp. 175-189)

Space Law
(J. Hermida/Dalhousie Univ.)
(pp. 191-204)

Search Strategies for Exoplanets
(R. Rebolo/IAC)
(pp. 205-224)

IAU Initiatives 
Relating to the Near-Earth Object Impact Hazard
(H. Rickman/Uppsala Obs.)
(pp. 225-241)

AFOEV: Serving Variable-Star Observers since 1921
-- An Interview with Émile Schweitzer/AFOEV
(pp. 243-252)

The International Planetarium Society:
A Community of Planetarians Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century
(C.C. Petersen/Loch Ness Prod.)
(pp. 253-274)

The Hands-On Universe Project
(R. Ferlet/IAP & C.R. Pennypacker/UCB) 
(pp. 275-286)

Outreach from the Jodrell Bank Observatory
(I. Morison & T. O'Brien/JBO)
(pp. 287-298)

Astronomy Multimedia Public Outreach in France and Beyond
(A. Cirou/C&E)
(pp. 299-310)

Astronomers and the Media: What Reporters Expect
(T. Siegfried & A. Witze/Dallas Morning News & Nature)
(pp. 311-320)


Bibliography of Socio-Astronomy
(pp. 321-344)


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