Acknowledging ICON

When acknowledging support from ICON in a publication, please include the following statement:
ICON is supported by NASA’s Explorers Program through contracts NNG12FA45C and NNG12FA42I.

Publication results

2017 Space Science Review

Harlander, John M., et. al. Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI): Monolithic Interferometer Design and Test. Space Science Review (doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0374-4) 

Sirk, Martin M. et. al. Design and Performance of the ICON EUV Spectrograph Space Science Review (DOI 10.1007/s11214-017-0384-2). The design, implementation, and on-ground performance measurements of ICON's EUV spectrometer, a wide field extreme ultraviolet (EUV) imaging spectrograph, designed to observe the lower ionosphere.

Stephan, A.W., et al. Space Sci Review (DOI 10.1007/s11214-017-0385-1). Daytime Ionosphere Retrieval Algorithm for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) 

Maute, Astrid. One of the models on ICON is the TIEGCM-ICON, discussed in this paper:
Thermosphere-Ionosphere-Electrodynamics General Circulation Model for the Ionopsheric Connection Explorer: TIEGCM-ICON. Space Science Review (DOI 10.1007/s11214-017-0330-3)   

2017 Other

Harald Frey et. al. discuss the steps and procedures for calibrating an ultraviolet optical system when the challenge is doing so in a vacuum. Journal of Geographical Research (doi: 10.1002/2016JA022700)
Calibration and testing of wide-field UV instruments ( 1.6MB)




Mende, Stephen B., Observing the magnetosphere through global auroral imaging: 1. Observables, (2016), J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 10,623-10,637, DOI:10.1002/2016JA022558

Mende, Stephen B., Observing the magnetosphere through global auroral imaging: 2. Observing techniques (2016), J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics,  121, 10,638-10,660, DOI:10.1002/2016JA022607

ICON skin is based on Greytness by Adammer
Background image, courtesy of NASA, is a derivitave of photograph taken by D. Pettit from the ISS, used under Creative Commons license