Jonathan McDowell's Collected Works

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Refereed publications in astrophysics and space policy

  1. Carr, B, McDowell, J., and Sato, H, 1983, Can pregalactic stars or black holes generate an IR background?, Nature 306, 666.
  2. McDowell, J., 1985, Accretion radiation from nearby isolated black holes, MNRAS 217, 77
  3. McDowell, J., and Godwin, P, 1986, An Accurate Position and Radial Velocity for the Planetary Nebula in the Fornax Dwarf Galaxy, Observatory 106, 19.
  4. McDowell, J., 1986, The Light From Population III Stars, MNRAS 223, 763.
  5. McDowell, J., 1986, Light Limits on Dark Matter, Ph.D. thesis, University of Cambridge.
  6. Collin-Souffrin S, Dyson J, McDowell, J. and Perry J, 1988, The environment of active galactic nuclei. I - A two-component broad emission line model, MNRAS 232, 539.
  7. Adams F, Freese K, Levin J, and McDowell, J., 1989, Spectral Distortions of the Cosmic Microwave Background, ApJ 344, 24.
  8. McDowell, J., Elvis M, Wilkes B, Willner, S, Oey S, Polomski E, Bechtold J and Green R, 1989, Weak Bump Quasars, ApJ 345, 13.
  9. Spencer R., McDowell, J., Charlesworth, M, Fanti C, Parma P, and Peacock J, 1989, MERLIN and VLA observations of compact steep-spectrum radio sources, MNRAS 240, 657.
  10. Elvis M, Giommi P, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1991, Persistence and change in the soft X-ray spectrum of the quasar PG 1211+143, ApJ 378, 537.
  11. Masnou, J-L., Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., and Arnaud, K., 1992, The soft X-ray excess in Einstein quasar spectra, Astron. Astrophys. 253, 35.
  12. Comastri A, Setti G, Zamorani G, Elvis M, Giommi P, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1992, EXOSAT X-ray Spectra of Quasars, ApJ 384, 62.
  13. Wilkes B, Elvis M, Fiore F, McDowell, J., Tananbaum H, and Lawrence A, 1992, PKS 0438-436 - A high-redshift quasar with strong X-ray absorption, ApJ 393,1.
  14. Shastri P., Wilkes B.J., Elvis M., and McDowell, J., 1993, Quasar X-ray Spectra Revisited, ApJ 410, 29.
  15. Fiore F, Elvis M, Mathur S, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1993, The ROSAT spectrum of 3C 351 - A warm absorber in an X-ray-'quiet' quasar?, ApJ 415, 129.
  16. McDowell, J, 1994. Observations of (5836) 1993 MF, Minor Planet Circulars, MPC 22899
  17. McDowell, J, and Kearns, K., 1994. Observations of (616) and (1630), Minor Planet Circulars, MPC 23302.
  18. Elvis M, Fiore F, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1994, Absorption in X-ray Spectra of High-Redshift Quasars, ApJ 422, 60.
  19. Bechold J, Elvis M, Fiore F, Kuhn O., Cutri R, McDowell, J., Rieke M, Siemiginowska A, Wilkes B, 1994, Infrared to x-ray spectral energy distributions of high redshift quasars, AJ 108, 374.
  20. Fiore F, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Siemiginowska A., Wilkes B, 1994, The complex optical to soft x-ray spectrum of the low-redshift radio-quiet quasars, I: The X-ray data, ApJ 431, 515.
  21. Bechtold J, Elvis M, Fiore F, Kuhn O, Cutri R, McDowell, J., Rieke M, Siemiginowska A, Wilkes B, 1994, X-ray spectral evolution of high redshift quasars, AJ 108, 759.
  22. Laor A, Fiore F, Elvis M, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1994, The soft x-ray properties of a complete sample of optically selected quasars. 1: First results, ApJ 435, 611.
  23. Elvis M., Wilkes B, McDowell, J., Green R, Bechtold J, Willner S., Oey S., Polomski E., and Cutri R., 1994, Atlas of Quasar Energy Distributions, ApJ Supp. 95, 1.
  24. Aldcroft T, Elvis M, McDowell, J., and Fiore F, 1994, X-ray Constraints on the Intergalactic Medium, ApJ 437, 584.
  25. Fiore F, Elvis M, Siemiginowska A, Wilkes B, McDowell, J., and Mathur S, 1995, The Complex Optical to Soft X-Ray Spectrum of Low-Redshift Radio-quiet Quasars. II. Comparison with Free-Free and Accretion Disk Models, ApJ 449, 74.
  26. McDowell, J., Canizares C, Elvis M, Lawrence A, Markoff S, Mathur S, and Wilkes B., 1995, The Unusual Quasar PG1407+265, ApJ 450, 585.
  27. Siemiginowska A, Kuhn O, Elvis M, Fiore F, McDowell J., and Wilkes B, 1995, Testing Models for the Quasar Big Blue Bump via Color-Color Diagrams, ApJ 454, 77.
  28. Field G. and McDowell J., 1997, Exploration of the Universe: Science and Technology, in Heaven and Earth: Civilian Uses of Near-Earth Space, eds. D. Dallmeyer and K. Tsipis (Boston: Kluwer Law International), p. 85.
  29. Laor A, Fiore F, Elvis M, Wilkes B, and McDowell J., 1997, The Soft X-Ray Properties of a Complete Sample of Optically Selected Quasars. II. Final Results, ApJ 477. 93.
  30. Wilkes B, Kuraszkiewicz J, Green P, Mathur S, and McDowell J., 1999, Investigation of the Relation between the Spectral Energy Distributions and the Emission Lines in Low-Redshift Quasars, ApJ 513, 76.
  31. Elvis M, Fiore F, Siemiginowska A, Bechtold J, Mathur S and McDowell J., 2000, 150 keV Emission from PKS 2149-306 with BeppoSAX, ApJ 543, 545.
  32. Jha S, Pahre M, Garnavich P, Calkins M, Kilgard R, Matheson T, McDowell J., Roll J, Stanek K, 2001, The Redshift of the Optical Transient Associated with GRB 010222 ApJ 554, 155.
  33. Stanek K, Garnavich P, Jha S, Kilgard R, McDowell J., Bersier D, Challis P, Falco E, Quinn J, 2001, Rapid UBVRI Follow-up of the Highly Collimated Optical Afterglow of GRB 010222 ApJ 563, 592.
  34. Clements D, McDowell J., Shaked S, Baker A, Borne K, Colina L, Lamb S, Mundell C, 2002, Chandra Observations of Arp 220: The Nuclear Source ApJ 581, 974.
  35. Fabbiano G, Elvis M, Markoff S, Siemiginowska A, Pellegrini S, Zezas A, Nicastro F, Trinchieri G, and McDowell J., 2003, The X-Ray-faint Emission of the Supermassive Nuclear Black Hole of IC 1459 ApJ 588, 175.
  36. Kuraszkeiwicz J, Wilkes B, Hooper E, McLeod K, Wood K, Bjorkman J, Delain K, Hughes D, Elvis D, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McDowell J., Whitney B, 2003, The Far-Infrared Spectral Energy Distributions of X-Ray-selected Active Galaxies ApJ 590, 128.
  37. McDowell J., Clements D, Lamb S, Shaked S, Hearn N, Colina N, Colina L, Mundell C, Borne K, Baker A, Arribas S., 2003, Chandra Observations of Extended X-ray Emission in Arp 220, ApJ 591, 154.
  38. Perna R, McDowell J., Menou K, Raymond J, Medvedev M, 2003, Chandra Observations of the Dwarf Nova WX Hydri in Quiescence, ApJ 598, 545.
  39. Fabbiano G, Baldi A, Pellegrini S, Siemiginowska A, Elvis M, Zezas A, McDowell J., 2004, Chandra Observations of the Quiescent Nuclear Black Hole of NGC 821: Evidence of Nuclear Activity? ApJ 616, 730.
  40. Kilgard R, Cowan J, Garcia M, Kaaret P, Krauss M, McDowell J., Prestwich A, Primini F, Stockdale C, Trinchieri G, Ward M, Zezas A, 2005, A Chandra Survey of Nearby Spiral Galaxies. I. Point Source Catalogs. ApJ Supp. 159, 214.
  41. Grimm, H-J., McDowell, J., Zezas A, Kim, D-W, Fabbiano G, 2005, The X-Ray Binary Population in M33: I. Source List and Luminosity Function, ApJ Supp. 161, 271
  42. Grimm, H-J., McDowell, J., Zezas A, Kim, D-W, Fabbiano G, 2007, The X-Ray Binary Population in M33: II. X-Ray Spectra and Variability, ApJ Supp. 173, 70.
  43. Grimm, H-J., McDowell, J., Fabbiano, G., Elvis M., 2009, An X-ray Photometry System I: Chandra ACIS. Ap.J. 690, 128.
  44. Kuraszkiewicz J, Wilkes B, Schmidt G, Ghosh H, Smith P, Cutri R, Hines D, Huff E, McDowell, J., Nelson B, 2009, The Spectral Energy Distributions of Red Two Micron All Sky Survey Active Galactic Nuclei, ApJ 692, 1143.
  45. Antoniou V, Zezas A, Hatzidimitriou D, McDowell, J., 2009, The Chandra Survey of the Small Magellanic Cloud "Bar". II. Optical Counterparts of X-ray Sources. , ApJ 697, 1695.
  46. Hicken M, Challis P, Jha S, Kirshner R, Matheson T, Modjaz M, Rest A, Wood-Vasey M, Bakos G, Barton E, Berlind P, Bragg A, Briceno C, Brown W, Caldwell N, Calkins M, Cho R, Ciupik L, Contreras M, Dendy K-C, Doasj A, Durham N, Eriksen K, Esquerdo G, Everett M, Falco E, Fernandez J, Gaba A, Garnavich P, Graves G, Green P, Groner T, Hergenrother C, Holman M, Hradecky V, Huchra J, Hutchinson B, Jerius D, Jorda A, Kilgard R, Krauss M, Luhman K, Macro L, Marrone D, McDowell, J., McIntosh D, McNamara B, Megeath T, Mochejska B, Munoz D, Muzerolle J, Naranjo O, Narayan G, Pahre M, Peters W, Peterson D, Rines K, Ripman B, Roussanova A, Schild R, Sicilia-Aguilar A, Sokoloski J, Smalley K, Smith A, Spahr T, Stanek K, Barmby P, Blondin S, Stubbs C, Szentgyorgyi A, Torres M, Vaz A, Vikhlinin A, Wang Z, Westover M, Woods D, Zhao P, 2009, CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA, ApJ 700, 331.
  47. Prestwich A, Kilgard R, Primini F, McDowell, J., Zezas A., 2009, The Luminosity Function of X-ray Sources in Spiral Galaxies, ApJ 705, 1632.
  48. Evans I., Primini F., Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N., Chen J, Davis J, Doe S., Evans J., Fabbiano G., Galle E, Gibbs D., Karovska M., Kashyap V., Lauer J., McCollough M., McDowell, J., Miller J., Mitschang A., Morgan D., Mossman A., Nichols J., Nowak M., Tibbets M., Van Stone D., Winkelman S., Zografou P., 2010, The Chandra Source Catalog, ApJS 189, 37.
  49. Primini F., Houck J, Davis J, Nowak M, Evans I, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbets M, Van Stone D, Winkelman S and Zografou P, 2011, Statistical Characterization of the Chandra Source Catalog, ApJS194, 37.
  50. Elvis M., McDowell J., Hoffman J., Binzel R., 2011, Ultra-low delta-v objects and the human exploration of asteroids, Plan. Spa.Sci. 59, 1408.
  51. Sanders N., Caldwell N., McDowell, J. and Harding P., 2012, The Metallicity Profile of M31 from Spectroscopy of Hundreds of HII Regions and PNe, ApJ 758,133.
  52. Collinson J., Ward M., Done C., Landt H.,Elvis M., McDowell J., 2015, Reaching the peak of the quasar spectral energy distribution - I. Observations and Models, MNRAS 449, 2174.
  53. Glidden A., Rose M., Elvis M., McDowell J., 2016, A Model for Type 2 Coronal Line Forest (CLiF) AGNs ApJ 824, 34.
  54. Collinson J., Ward M., Landt H., Done C., Elvis M., McDowell J., 2017, Reaching the peak of the quasar spectral energy distribution - II. Exploring the accretion disc, dusty torus and host galaxy, MNRAS 465, 358.
  55. Paggi, A, Fabbiano G., Risaliti G., Wang J., Karovska M., Elvis M., Maksym, P., McDowell J., Gallagher J., 2017, X-Ray Emission from the Nuclear Region of Arp 220, ApJ 841, 44.
  56. Taylor A., McDowell J., Elvis M., 2018, A Delta-V map of the known Main Belt Asteroids, Acta Astronautica 146, 73.
  57. Jakhu R., Jasani R., and McDowell, J., 2018. Critical issues related to registration of space objects and transparency of space activities , Acta Astronautica 143, 406.
  58. McDowell, J., 2018. The Edge of Space: Revisiting the Karman Line, Acta Astronautica 151, 668.

Astrophysics publications (unref.): Posters, abstracts, conference papers and technical reports

  1. McDowell, J., 1982. The Missing Mass, Part III Essay, Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge.
  2. McDowell, J., 1982. Relativistically Beamed Quasi-Stellar Objects,, unpublished manuscript, Royal Obs. Edinburgh, 1982, under the direction of M. Longair
  3. Carr, B, McDowell, J. and Sato H, 1984, The Infrared Background Generated by Pregalactic Stars and Their Remnants, Adv. Spa. Res. 3, 473.
  4. McDowell, J., 1987, Background Light from Population III Stars, Dark Matter in the Universe, IAU Sym 117, 414.
  5. McDowell, J., 1988, The Infrared Background from Stars at High Redshift, NATO ASI on the Post-Recombination Universe, p. 159.
  6. Wilkes B, Elvis M, and McDowell, J., 1989, Weak Bump Quasars, BAAS 20, 967.
  7. Elvis M, Giommi P, McDowell, J., and Wilkes B, 1989, Variability in the Steep X-ray Spectra of the Quasar PG1211+143, BAAS 20, 1024.
  8. Elvis M, McDowell J., and Wilkes B., 1989, The Infrared and X-Ray Continua of Quasars: is There a Connection?, IAU Sym 134, 184.
  9. Wilkes B, Elvis M, and McDowell, J., 1989, Is There a Relation Between Optical Emission Line Strengths and Continuum Shapes?, IAU Sym 134, 187.
  10. Adams F, Freese K, Levin J, and McDowell, J., 1989, Spectral Distortions of the Cosmic Microwave Background, Particle Astrophysics: Forefront Experimental Issues, p 134.
  11. Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Masnou J-L, and Arnaud K., 1989, The soft X-ray excess in Einstein quasar spectra, ESA SP-296, p 1081.
  12. McDowell, J., Wilkes B, and Elvis M, 1990, Ultraviolet and X-ray Energy Distributions of IPC Quasars, BAAS 21, 1225.
  13. Kuhn O, McDowell, J., Elvis M, and Wilkes B, 1990, Quasar Accretion Disk Colors, BAAS 21, 1131.
  14. Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Masnou J-L, and Arnaud K., 1990, Soft X-ray/XUV Excesses in Einstein Quasar Spectra, BAAS 21, 1225.
  15. McDowell, J., Elvis M, and Wilkes B, 1991, An Atlas of Quasar Energy Distributions, BAAS 22, 1192.
  16. Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., and Shastri P., 1991, The Relation Between Radio and X-ray EMission in Quasars, BAAS 22, 1193.
  17. Kuhn O., McDowell, J., Elvis M, Wilkes B, 1991, Using AGN Colors as Diagnostics for Accretion Disks, BAAS 22, 1193.
  18. Schachter J, McDowell, J., Plummer D. and Elvis M., 1991, First Identifications of Einstein EPC Slew Survey Sources, BAAS 22, 1195.
  19. Elvis M, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1991, Extreme Ultraviolet Excesses in Quasars, Extreme Ultraviolet Astronomy (1989 Berkeley meeting), p 238.
  20. McDowell, J, Elvis M, Wilkes B, and Kuhn O., 1991, Infrared Weak Quasars, BAAS 23, 1424.
  21. McDowell, J, Kuhn O., Elvis M, and Wilkes B, 1991, Inclination Effects for Kerr Disks, Structure and Emission Properties of Accretion Disks, IAU Coll. 129, p 473.
  22. Kuhn O, Siemiginowska A, Elvis M, Wilkes B, and McDowell J, 1991, Optical Variations in Blue Bump Quasars, BAAS 23, 926.
  23. Elvis, M., Wilkes, B., Tananbaum H., Lawrence A., and McDowell, J., 1991, ROSAT Spectra of Quasars with Substantial Redshifts, BAAS 23, 1344.
  24. Mathur S., Wilkes B., Elvis M, and McDowell, J., 1991, The Relationship Between Quasar Emission Lines and Their UV/X-Ray Continuum Properties, BAAS 23, 1424.
  25. West R, Wisniewski W, McDowell, J., Rast R, Chodas P., and Marsden B., 1991, 1991 VG, IAUC 5402.
  26. Masnou, J-L., Wilkes, B., Elvis M, McDowell, J., and Arnaud, K., 1992, The soft X-ray excess in Einstein quasar spectra, in Extragalactic Radio Sources from Beams to Jets, 7th IAP Meeting, p 23.
  27. Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., and Lawrence A., 1992, The ROSAT X-ray Spectrum of PG1426+015, in Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei, p 104.
  28. McDowell, J., Elvis M., and Wilkes B., 1992, Infrared Weak Quasars, Testing the AGN Paradigm, AIP Conf Proc. 254, 532.
  29. Wilkes B, Elvis M, Tananbaum H, McDowell, J., and Lawrence, A., 1992, ROSAT X-ray spectra of Quasars with a Range of Continuum Properties and Redshift, X-ray Emission from AGN and the Cosmic X-ray Background, MPE, p 210.
  30. Kuhn O., McDowell, J., Elvis M., and Wilkes B., 1992, Using color-color diagrams to test models for the `blue bump', Testing the AGN Paradigm, AIP Conf Proc. 254, 208.
  31. Shastri P, Wilkes B, Elvis M, McDowell, J., 1992, Quasar X-ray Spectra Revisited, in Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei, (Springer-Verlag, Berlin), p 102.
  32. Fiore F, Elvis M, Wilkes B., McDowell, J., Bechtold J, 1993, ROSAT Observations of High Redshift Quasars, Observational Cosmology, ASP Conf Ser. 51, 604.
  33. McDowell, J., Prestwich A., Garcia M., Plummer D, Van Stone D, and Manning, K, 1993, The Einstein IPC Unscreened Data Archive, AAS Meeting 182, paper 3.02, BAAS 25, 788.
  34. Elvis M, Fiore F, Wilkes B and McDowell, J., 1993, Absorption in ROSAT spectra of High Redshift Quasars, AAS Meeting 182, paper 12.01, BAAS 25, 811.
  35. Elvis M, Fiore F, Aldcroft T, McDowell, J., and Bechtold J, 1994, X-ray Constraints on the Intergalactic Medium, AAS Meeting 183, paper 90.01, BAAS 25, 1430.
  36. Mathur S, Wilkes B, Elvis M, and McDowell, J., 1994, Emission Line Diagnostics in a `No UV Bump' Quasar PHL909, Analysis of Emission Lines, STScI, p 41.
  37. Wilkes B, Mathur S, McDowell, J., and Laor A, 1994, Emission Line-Continuum Correlations in Low-Redshift Quasars, Analysis of Emission Lines, STScI, p 85.
  38. McDowell, J., , 1994, The QED (Quasar Energy Distributions) Atlas, Multi-Wavelength Continuum Emission of AGN, IAU Symp. 159, 516.
  39. Wilkes B., Elvis M., Fiore F., McDowell, J., 1994, Absorption in the ROSAT X-ray Spectra of Quasars, in The Nature of Compact Objects in AGN, Herstmonceux Conf., p 139.
  40. Bechtold J, Cutri R, Rieke, M, Elvis M, Fiore F, Wilkes B, McDowell, J., Siemiginowska, A., 1994, IR to X-ray Spectral Energy Distributions of High Redshift Quasars, The Soft X-ray Cosmos, AIP Conf Proc. 313, 105.
  41. Laor A, Fiore F, Elvis M, Wilkes B, and McDowell, J., 1994, The soft X-ray properties of quasars, The Soft X-ray Cosmos, AIP Conf Proc. 313, 121.
  42. Siemiginowska A., Fiore F, Elvis M, Wilkes B, McDowell, J., and Mathur, S., 1994, Optical/UV/soft X-ray quasar spectra: Models vs observations, The Soft X-ray Cosmos, AIP Conf Proc. 313, 412.
  43. Siemiginowska A, Kuhn O, Fiore F, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Wilkes B, Mathur S, 1994, Optical-UV-Soft-X-ray Spectra of AGN,, AAS Meeting 184, paper 11.08, BAAS 26, 875.
  44. Wilkes B, Mathur S, McDowell, J., and Elvis M, 1995, Emission Lines and a Quasar's Spectral Energy Distribution, AAS Meeting 185, paper 18.09, BAAS 26, 1338.
  45. Jones E, and McDowell, J., 1995, Compilation of Emission Line Equivalent Widths of QSOs and AGNs, AAS Meeting 185, paper 18.17, BAAS 26, 1340.
  46. McDowell, J., 1995, The Unusual Quasar PG1407+265, AAS Meeting 185, paper 34.06, BAAS 26, 1364.
  47. Elvis M, Fiore F, Aldcroft T., McDowell, J., and Wilkes B, 1995, IGM Constraints and the Intracluster Medium at z=3 from X-Ray Spectra of High Redshift Quasars, The Physics of the Interstellar Medium and Intergalactic Medium, ASP Conf. Ser. 80, 105.
  48. Schachter J, McDowell, J., Barret D, Theran R., 1996, Long-Term IPC Light Curves of X-ray Binaries, AGN, and Other Variable Sources, AAS Meeting 187, paper 84.07, BAAS 27, 1409.
  49. Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Lonsdale C, Malkan M, and Impey C, 1996, Exploring the Full Range of Quasar/AGN Properties, AAS Meeting 188, paper 52.10, BAAS 28, 902.
  50. Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, McDowell, J., Lonsdale C, Impey C, and Malkan M, 1997, Far-infrared (5--200 MU ) spectral energy distributions of Quasars with ISO, AAS Meeting 189, paper 20.06, BAAS 28, 1302.
  51. Prestwich A. Callanan P, Snowden S, McDowell, J., Silverman J, Peterchev A, David L, and Elvis M, 1997, Spectral Calibration of the ROSAT HRI, AAS Meeting 189, paper 09.05, BAAS 28, 1285.
  52. Wilkes B, Green P, Mathur S, and McDowell, J., 1997, Emission Lines and the Spectral Energy Distributions of Quasars Emission Lines in Active Galaxies, ASP Conf Series 113, 126.
  53. Kuraskiewicz J, Wilkes B, Green P, Mathur S, and McDowell, J., 1998, Clues to Quasar Structure from Emission Line/Continuum Correlations, AAS Meeting 191, paper 31.03, BAAS 29, 1257.
  54. Wilkes B, Hooper E, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, and McDowell, J., 1999, Radio--X-ray Spectral Energy Distributions of High-redshift Quasars Observed with ISO, AAS Meeting 193, paper 20.04, BAAS 30,1280.
  55. Hooper E, Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, and McDowell, J., 1999, The ISO/NASA AGN Key Project with ISO to Study the Far-IR to X-Ray Spectral Energy Distributions of Quasars: The Infrared Data AAS Meeting 193, paper 107.06, BAAS 30,1411.
  56. Kuraszkiewicz J, Wilkes B, Green P, Mathur S, McDowell, J. and Czerny B, 1999, SED vs Emission-Line Correlations in Low Redshift Quasars, in Quasars and Cosmology, ASP Conf Ser. 162, 325.
  57. Kuraszkiewicz J, Wilkes B, Green P, Mathur S, McDowell J., 1999, SED vs Emission-Line Correlations in Low Redshift Quasars, in Structure and Kinematics of Quasar Broad Line Regions, ASP Conf Ser. 175, 235.
  58. Hooper E, Wilkes B, McLeod K, McDowell J., Elvis M, Malkan M, Lonsdale C, Impey C, 1999, The US ISO Key Project on Quasars, in Astrophysics with Infrared Surveys: A Prelude to SIRTF, ASP Conf Ser. 177, 153.
  59. Wilkes B, Hooper E, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, and McDowell J., 1999, The Far-Infrared Continuum of Quasars, The Universe As Seen By ISO, ESA SP-427, p 845.
  60. Hooper E, Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, and McDowell J., 1999, The US Key Project on AGN spectral energy distributions, The Universe As Seen By ISO, ESA SP-427, p 893.
  61. Elvis M, Fiore F, Siemiginowska A, Mathur S, McDowell J., and Bechtold J, 1999, 150 keV Emission from PKS2149-306 with BeppoSAX: A Compton Suppressed Jet and the Origin of Radio-quiet Quasars, HEAD 4, paper 23.05, BAAS 31, 7 24.
  62. Wilkes B, Hooper E, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McDowell J., 2000, The Infra-red Continuum of X-ray Selected Active Galaxies, AAS Meeting 195, paper 56.05, BAAS 31, 1458.
  63. Hooper E, Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McDowell J., 2000, Infrared Excesses in Luminous High-z Quasars from the US ISO Key Project on AGN, AAS Meeting 195, paper 98.03, BAAS 31, 1517.
  64. Wilkes B, Hooper E, McLeod K, Elvis M, Hughes D, Impey C, Kuraszkiewicz J, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McDowell J., 2000, Infrared Properties of High Redshift and X-ray Selected AGN Samples, in ISO Surveys of a Dusty Universe (Springer, 1999), p. 177.
  65. McDowell J., Fabbiano G, Kalogera V, Stanek K, 2000, The X-ray source population of M33 as seen by Chandra, HEAD Meeting 5, paper 15.05, BAAS 32, 1203.
  66. Prestwich A, Silverman J, McDowell J., Callanan P, Snowden S, 2000, Calibation of the ROSAT HRI Spectral Response, SAO HEAD internal report.
  67. McDowell J., Fabbiano G, Kalogera V, Stanek K, Sasselov D, 2000, Chandra Observations of M33: A First Look, in The Interstellar Medium in M31 and M33, p 153.
  68. Hooper E, Wilkes B, McLeod K, Elvis M, Hughes D, Impey C, Kuraszkeiwicz J, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McDowell J., 2000, SEDs and Star-formation Rates in High Redshift AGN, AAS Meeting 197, paper 20.07, BAAS 32, 1436
  69. McDowell J., Fabbiano G, Ghosh H, Kalogera V, Stanek K, Sasselov D, Grindlay J, 2001, A Chandra Study of the X-ray Source Population of M33, AAS Meeting 197, paper 111.12, BAAS 32, 1593.
  70. Shaked S, McDowell J., Clements D, Borne K, Lamb S, Baker A, Mundell C, Colina L, 2001, Chandra Observations of Arp 220, AAS Meeting 197, paper 125.04, BAAS 32, 1611.
  71. Clements D, McDowell J., Shaked S, Baker A, Borne K, Colina L, Lamb S, Mundell C, 2001, Chandra Observations of Arp 220: The Nuclear Source, AAS Meeting 197, paper 125.04, BAAS 32, 1611.
  72. McDowell J., Kilgard R, Garnavich P, Stanek K, Jha S, 2001, GRB010222: possible optical counterpart, GCN 963.
  73. Garnavich P, Pahre M, Jha S, Calkins M, Stanek K, McDowell J., Kilgard R, 2001, Redshift of the optical transient of GRB 010222, GCN 965.
  74. Stanek K, Jha S, McDowell J., Kilgard R, Roll J, Garnavich P, Kaluzny J, 2001, GRB 010222: R-band fading behaviour, GCN 970.
  75. Jha S, Matheson T, Calkins M, Pahre M, Stanek K, McDowell J., Kilgard R, Garnavich P, 2001, GRB 010222: Another absorption line system, GCN 974.
  76. Stanek K, Challis P, Jha S, Kilgard R, McDowell J., Garnavich P, 2001, GRB 010222: fading behaviour, GCN 983.
  77. Stanek K, Garnavich P, Jha S, Pahre M, McDowell J., Kilgard R, Calkins M, 2001, IAUC 7586: GRB010222
  78. Giorgini J, Benner L, McDowell J., 2001, IAUC 7589: 2001 DO_47
  79. McDowell J., Fabbiano G, Kalogera V, 2001, Chandra observations of HII regions in M33, AAS Meeting 198, paper 8.03, BAAS 33, 796.
  80. Krauss M, Zezas A, Kaaret P, Kilgard R, Raley M, McDowell J., Prestwich A, 2001, Chandra Observations of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 3184, AAS Meeting 198, paper 8.06, BAAS 33, 797.
  81. Kilgard R, Prestwich A, Zezas A, Kaaret P, Raley M, Krauss M, McDowell J., 2001, The X-Ray Luminosity Function of Starburst and non-Starburst galaxies, AAS Meeting 198, paper 56.02, BAAS 33, 868.
  82. McDowell, J. and Fabbiano G, 2001, Chandra Observations of the HII Regions in M33, Two Years of Science With Chandra, paper 125.
  83. Stanek K, Bonanos A, McDowell J., 2002, Optical Variability Study of the M33 Nuclear Region, AAS Meeting 199, paper 5.01, BAAS 33, 1308.
  84. Prestwich A, Kilgard R, Krauss M, Kaaret P, Zezas A, McDowell J., Primini F, Ward M, Trinchieri G, 2002, Identifying X-ray Sources in Bulge and Disk Galaxies, AAS Meeting 199, paper 19.01, BAAS 33, 1338.
  85. Fabbiano G, Elvis M, McDowell J., Nicastro F, Pellegrini S, Fiore F, Trinchieri G, 2002, Chandra ACIS observations of the compact radio core elliptical galaxy IC1459, AAS Meeting 199, paper 25.06, BAAS 33, 1349.
  86. Kilgard R, Kaaret P, Krauss M, McDowell J., Prestwich A, Raley M, Zezas A, 2002, A Mini-Survey of the X-ray Point Sources in Starburst and Non-Starburst Galaxies, AAS Meeting 199, paper 25.07, BAAS 33, 1349.
  87. Lamb S., Hearn N, Morgan J, McDowell J., 2002, Arp 220 - Two disk galaxies in collision: model predictions of morphology and velocity structure., AAS Meeting 199, paper 87.01, BAAS 33, 1432.
  88. McDowell J., Clements D, Lamb S, Arribas S, Borne K, Mundell C, Baker A, Colina L, 2002, Extended X-ray Emission in Arp 220, AAS Meeting 199, paper 87.02, BAAS 33, 1432.
  89. McDowell J., Clements D, Lamb S, Borne K, Arribas S, Colina L, Hearn N, Mundell C, Baker A, 2002, X-rays from Arp 220 and its Surroundings, HEAD/APS meeting, paper J11.003.
  90. Wilkes B, Kurasziewicz J, Hooper E, Wood K, Bjorkman J, Delain K, Elvis M, Hughes D, Impey C, Lonsdale C, Malkan M, McLeod K, McDowell J., Whitney B, 2003, The Far-Infrared-X-ray Spectral Energy Distributions of X-ray-selected Active Galaxies, AAS meeting 201, paper 138.01.
  91. McDowell J., Zezas, A, Kalogera V, Hatzidimitriou D, Fabbiano G, 2003, A Chandra Survey of the SMC Bar AAS meeting 202, paper 40.03.
  92. Zezas A, McDowell J., Hatzidimitriou D, Kalogera V, Fabbiano G, Taylor P., 2003, First results from a Chandra survey of the 'Bar' region of the SMC, STScI Spring Symposium 2003, The Local Group as an astrophysical laboratory, p. 111.
  93. McDowell J., Zezas A, Taylor P, Hatzidimitriou D, Kalogera V, Fabbiano G, 2004, A Chandra survey of the SMC Bar: First Results, AAS Meeting 203, paper 115.23.
  94. Taylor P, Zezas A, McDowell J., Hatzidimitriou D, Kalogera V and Fabbiano G, 2004, Bright Sources in a Chandra Survey of the Bar Region in the Small Magellanic Cloud Galaxy AAS Meeting 203, paper 115.24.
  95. Grimm, H-J, McDowell J., Kim D-W, Zezas A, Fabbiano G, 2004, The X-ray Binary Population in M33, AAS meeting 204, paper 49.14
  96. Zezas A, McDowell J., Taylor P, Kalogera V, Fabbiano G, and Hadzidimitriou D, 2004, A Chandra survey of the Bar region of the SMC, RevMexAA 20, 205.
  97. Grimm, H-J., McDowell. J., Zezas A, Kim, D-W, Fabbiano G, 2005, The X-Ray Source Population in M33, AAS Meeting 207, paper 72.03
  98. McDowell J., 2006, X-ray Astronomy and the Analysis of X-ray Data ADASS XV, ASP Conf Series 351, 47.
  99. Grimm, H-J, McDowell J., 2006, Standard Photometry for Chandra and XMM, HEAD 9, paper 13.56.
  100. Grimm, H-J., McDowell J., 2007, X-ray Photometry System For Chandra AAS Meeting 210, paper 43.01, BAAS 39, 157.
  101. Antoniou V, Zezas A, Hatzidimitriou D, and McDowell, J., 2007, A Chandra Survey of the SMC: Optical Counterparts of X-ray Sources AAS meeting 210, paper 114.01.
  102. Fabbiano G, Evans I, Evans J, Glotfelty K, Hain R, McCollough M, Primini F, Rots A, Calderwood T, Doe S, Grier J, Harbo M, Karovska M, McDowell J., Plummer D, Paton L, Tibbetts M, Van Stone D, Zografou P., 2007, The Chandra Source Catalog, ADASS XVI, ASP Conference Series 376, 172.
  103. Allen S, Seaman R, Bunclark P, Calabretta M, McDowell J., Page C, Rots A, Veillet C, 2007, Astronomical Timekeeping Strategies to Accommodate Possible Changes to UTC, ADASS XVI, ASP Conference Series 376, 669.
  104. Kurasziewicz J, Wilkes B, Ghosh H, Smith P, Schmidt G. Hines D, Cutri R, Nelson B, McDowell J., 2007, The Spectral Energy Distributions of Red 2MASS AGN, AAS Meeting 211, paper 46.01.
  105. Kashyap V, Lee H, Siemiginowska A, McDowell J., Rots A, Drake J, Ratzlaff P, Zezas A, Izem R, Connors A, van Dyk D, Park T., 2008, How to handle calibration uncertainties in high-energy astrophysics , in Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, Proc SPIE 7016, article 70160P.
  106. Evans I, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Glotfelty K, McCollough M, McDowell J., Primini F, Rots A, 2008, in Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, Planning and developing the Chandra Source Catalog. Proc SPIE 7016, article 70161O.
  107. Kurasziewicz J, Wilkes B, Schmidt G, Ghosh H, Smith P, Cutri R, Hines D, Huff E, McDowell J., Nelson B, 2009, What Makes an AGN Red?, AAS Meeting 213, paper 332.05, BAAS 41, 393.
  108. McDowell J., Evans I, Primini F, Glotfelty K, McCollough M, Houck J, Nowak M, Karovska M, Davis J, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Hain R, Evans J, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Doe S, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Lauer J, Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Nichols J, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Algorithms , AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.08, BAAS 41, 425.
  109. Hain R, Evans I, Evans J, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Nicols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Primini F, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, Van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Automated Source Correlation, AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.08, BAAS 41, 425.
  110. Doe S, Siemiginowska A, Refsdal B, Evans I, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Glotfelty K, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Primini F, Rots A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Spectral Properties, paper 87, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.04, BBAS 41, 424.
  111. Evans I, Primini F, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog, paper 94, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.01, BAAS 41,423.
  112. Evans J, Evans I, Glotfelty K, Hain R, Haine D, Miller J, Plummer D, Zografou P, Primimi F, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D., Grier J, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M., Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M., McDowell J., Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A,, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Processing and Infrastructure, paper 95, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  113. Kashyap V, Primini F, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans I, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P, 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: X-ray Aperture Photometry, paper 128, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.09, BAAS 41, 425.
  114. McCollough M, Rots A, Primini F, Evans I, Glotfelty K, Hain R, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone David, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Background Determination and Source Detection, paper 156, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.10, BAAS 41, 426.
  115. McDowell J., Evans I, Primini F, Glotfelty K, McCollough M, Houck J, Nowak M, Karovska M, Davis J, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Hain R, Evans J, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Doe S, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Lauer J, Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Nichols J, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Algorithms , paper 158, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  116. Nowak M, Rots A, McCollough M., Primini F, Glotfelty K, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Evans I, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Lauer J, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Nichols J, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P, 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Source Variability, paper 171, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.; see also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.11, BAAS 41, 426.
  117. Primini F, Nowak M, Houck J, Davis J, Glotfelty K, Karovska M, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Doe S, Evans I, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Lauer J, McCollough M., McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D., Nichols J, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Statistical Characterization, paper 183, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.05, BAAS 41, 424.
  118. Rots A, Evans I, Glotfelty K, Primini F, Zografou P, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo N, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbets M, van Stone D, Winkelman S., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Source Properties and Data Products, paper 187, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.03, BAAS 41, 424.
  119. van Stone D, Harbo N, Tibbetts M, Zografou P, Evans I, Primini F, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G., Galle E, Gibbbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M., Plummer D, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Winkelman S., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Storage and Interfaces, paper 202, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  120. McDowell, J., Siemiginowska A., Gallo L., Blundell K, 2010, Revisiting the Mystery of PG1407+265, 50 Years of Space Science at the U. of Leicester (Symposium, 2010 Jul 6).
  121. Elvis M, Beasley M, Brissenden R., Chakrabarti S., Cherry M., Devlin M, Edelstein J, Eisenhardt P, Feldman P, Ford H, Gehrels N, Golub L, Marshall H, Martin C, Mather J, McCandliss S, McConnell M, McDowell J., Meier D, Millan R, Mitchell J, Moos W, Murray S, Nousek J, Oegerle W, Ramsey B, Green J, Grindlay J, Kaaret P, Kaiser M, Kaltenegger L, Kasper J, Krolik J, Kruk J, Latham D, MacKenty J, Mainzer A, Ricker G, Rinehart S, Romaine S, Scowen P, Silver E, Sonneborn G, Stern D, Swain M, Swank J, Traub W, Weisskopf M, Werner M, Wright E, 2009, A Vigorous Explorer Program, Astro-2010 White Paper.
  122. Evans I, Primini F, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, CHen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G., Galle E., Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovksa M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M., McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B,, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, Van Stone D., Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2010, The Chandra Source Catalog, HEAD 11 paper 9.08, Bull AAS 41, 669.
  123. Elvis M, McDowell J., Binzel R., Hoffman J., 2010, Ultra-low Delta-V NEOs as Prime NASA Targets, DPS Meeting 42, paper 13.05 (Bull AAS 42, 1053).
  124. McDowell J., Ursini F., Risaliti G., Elvis M., 2014, Exploring Quasar Disk Winds with QWIND2, AAS Meeting 223, paper 150.07
  125. Keck M., Brenneman L., Elvis M., Fuerst F., Madejski G, Matt G., Harrison F., Stern D., McDowell J., Risaliti G., 2014. The AGN Corona and Supermassive Black Hole of NGC 4151 as Revealed by NuSTAR and Suzaku , AAS Meeting 224, paper 221.13
  126. Keck M., Brenneman L., Elvis M., Fuerst F., Madejski G, Matt G., Harrison F., Stern D., McDowell J., Risaliti G., Marinucci A., Walton D., Ballantyne D., 2014, The AGN of NGC 4151 as revealed by NuSTAR and Suzaku , AAS HEAD 14, paper 106.02.
  127. McDowell, J., Brenneman L., Reynolds C., Keck M., Risaliti G., 2015, Data formats for a library of Kerr metric transfer functions, AAS Meeting 225, paper 347.09.

Astrophysics software publications (mostly unrefereed)

  1. McDowell, J., 1978. Forth image processing manual for the PDS microdensitometer, internal RGO memo under the direction of K. Taylor and D. Axon
  2. McDowell, J., 1979. Forth image processing manual for the PDS microdensitometer, 2nd edition, internal RGO memo under the direction of K. Taylor and D. Axon
  3. McDowell, J., and Elvis, M., 1995, Propagating Uncertainties and Units in Data Structures, ADASS IV, ASP Conf Ser. 77, 195.
  4. Conroy M., Simon R., McDowell, J., and Barry, K., 1995, ASC Data Structures and Model, ADASS IV, ASP Conf Ser. 77, 207.
  5. Van Stone D., Garcia M., and McDowell, J., 1995, Recreating Einstein Level One Processing Exposure Masks and Background Maps in IRAF, ADASS IV, ASP Conf Ser. 77, 418.
  6. Doe S, Conroy M, and McDowell, J., 1996, The ASC Fitting Environment, ADASS V, ASP Conf Ser. 101, 155.
  7. Van Stone D, Conroy M, and McDowell, J., 1996, The ASC Scientific Data Model and its DDF Implementation, ADASS V, ASP Conf Ser. 101, 199.
  8. Herrero J, Oberdorf O, Conroy M, and McDowell, J., 1997, Implementation Design of the ASC Data Model, ADASS VI, ASP Conf Series 125, 469.
  9. He H., McDowell, J., and Conroy M., 1997, ASC Coordinate Transformation - The Pixlib Library, ADASS VI, ASP Conf Series 125, 473.
  10. Doe S, Sieimiginowska A, Joye W, and McDowell, J., 1997, Fitting and Modeling in the ASC Data Analysis Environment, ADASS VI, ASP Conf Series 125, 492.
  11. He H, McDowell, J., Conroy M., 1998, ASC Coordinate Transformation - the Pixlib Library, II, ADASS VII, ASP Conf Ser 145, 208.
  12. McDowell, J., Noble M., Elvis M., 1998. AXAF Data and Data Manipulation Software: The ASC Data Model, Legacy 7, 64.
  13. Karovska M, Beikman S, Elvis M, Flanagan J, Gaetz T, Glotfelty K, Jerius D, McDowell J., Rots A, The Chandra X-ray Observatory PSF Library, ADASS X, ASP Conf Ser 238, 435.
  14. Rots A, McDowell, J., He H, Freeman P, 2001, The FITS Embedded Function Format, , ADASS X, ASP Conf Ser 238, 479.
  15. McDowell, J., 2001, Data analysis with the Chandra Data Model library, in Astronomical Data Analysis, Proc SPIE. 4477, 234.
  16. McDowell, J., 2003, A Virtual Astrophysics Library in the Virtual Observatory, 201st AAS meeting, paper 150.01.
  17. McDowell, J, 2003, Small Theory Data in the Virtual Observatory, ADASS XII, ASP Conf Series 295, 61.
  18. Cresitello-Dittmar M, DePonte Evans J, Evans I, Harris M, Lowe S, McDowell J., 2003, National Virtual Observatory Efforts at SAO ADASS XII, ASP Conf Series 295, p 65.
  19. Hain R, McDowell J., Rots A, Glotfelty K, and Wolk S, 2003, Desmearing Solar Systems Objects in Chandra Data ADASS XII, ASP Conf Series 295, 411. (Fig 1 Fig 2).
  20. McDowell, J., 2004. Data Models for the VO, Towards an International Virtual Observatory, ESO Astrophysics Symposium, p 101.
  21. McDowell, J., Fabbiano G, Evans I., 2004, Spectral Energy Distributions in the Virtual Observatory AAS Meeting 204, paper 76.04.
  22. McDowell J., Lowe S, Cresitello-Dittmar M, DePonte Evans J, Evans I, Rots A, Harris M, 2004, Spectral Data Models for the Virtual Observatory ADASS XIII, ASP Conf Sereis 314, 269.
  23. Cresitello-Dittmar M, DePonte Evans J, Evans I, Harris M, Lowe S, McDowell J., Rots A, 2004, Designing a Data Model for the Virtual ObservatoryADASS XIII, ASP Conf Series 314, 277.
  24. Derriere S, Gray N, McDowell J., Mann R, Ochsenbein F, Osuna P, Preite Martinez A, Rixon G, Williams R, 2004, UCD in the IVOA context, ADASS XIII, ASP Conf Series 314, 315.
  25. McDowell, J,, 2004, Downloading the Sky, popular article on VO, in IEEE Spectrum, Aug 2004.
  26. Doe S, Ngyuen D, Stawarz C, Siemiginowska A, Burke D, Evans I, Evans J, McDowell J., Refsdal B, 2006, Sherpa: Goals and Design for Chandra and Beyond, ADASS XV, ASP Conf Series 351, 77.
  27. Chilingarian I, Bonnarel F, Louys M, McDowell J., 2006, Handling 3D data in the Virtual Observatory, ADASS XV, ASP Conf Series 351, 371.
  28. McDowell, J., 2007, NVO Book Chapter 38: Data Models, ASP Conference Series 382, 415.
  29. Doe S., Nguyen D, Stawarz C, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Burke D, Evans I, Evans J, McDowell J., Developing Sherpa with Python, ADASS XVI, ASP Conference Series, 376, 543.
  30. Refsdal B, Germain G, Burke D, Doe S, Evans I, Evans J, McDowell J., McLaughlin W, Milaszewsi R, Miller J, Nguyen D, Stawarz C, Siemiginowska A, Houck J, Nowak M, 2007, CIAO 4 Preview: Sherpa and CHIPS Demo, ADASS XVI, ASP Conf Series 376, 711.
  31. Tody D., Dolensky M, McDowell J., Bonnarel F, Budavari T, Busko I, Micol A, Osuna P, Salgado J, Skoda P, Thompson R, Valdes F, and the IVOA DAL working group, 2008, Simple Spectral Access Protocol V1.04, International Virtual Observatory Alliance.
  32. McDowell J., Nowak M, 2008, Updates on Chandra Data Analysis and Calibration Database, HEAD 10 paper 34.01
  33. Siemiginowska A, McDowell J., 2008, The CIAO 4.0 Data Analysis System, HEAD 10 paper 34.02.
  34. Louys M, Richars A, Bonnarel F, Micol A, Chilingaria I, McDowell, J. and the IVOA DM Working Group, 2008, IVOA Recommendation: Data Model for Astronomical DataSet Characterisation v1.13, International Virtual Observatory Alliance.
  35. Lyn J, Burke D, Cresitello-Dittmar M, Doe S, Evans I, Deponte Evans J, Germain G, McDowell J., Miller J, 2008, The Transform Library - A High-Level Interface to Coordinate Systems , ADASS XVII, ASP Conference Series 394, 658.
  36. Castertano S., Anderson J., Brown T., Stiavelli M., White R.L., Fabbiano G, Evens I.N., McDowell J., Rots A, Schade D., Borne K.D., Madore B.F., Rosati P., 2009, Advanced Data Products for the Next Decade (Astro2010 white paper).
  37. Bonaventura N, Evans I, Rots A, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Zografou P, Primini F, Glotfelty K, Anderson C, Chen J, Davis J, Doe S, Evans J, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Winkelman S, 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: User Interface, paper 71, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009. See also AAS Meeting 213, paper 472.02, BAAS 41, 424.
  38. Doe S, Nguyen D, Refsdal B, Siemiginowska A, Aldcroft T, Bonaventura N, Burke D, Evans I, Evans J, Fruscione A, Galle E, Houck J, Lee N, McDowell J., Nowak M, 2009, Flexibility and Extensibility of Sherpa in CIAO 4.2, paper 88, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  39. Glotfelty K, McLaughlin W, Evans I, Evans J, Anderson C, Bonaventura N, Davis J, Doe S, Fabbiano G, Galle E, Gibbs D, Grier J, Hain R, Hall D, Harbo P, He X, Houck J, Karovska M, Kashyap V, Lauer J, McCollough M, McDowell J., Miller J, Mitschang A, Morgan D, Mossman A, Nichols J, Nowak M, Plummer D, Primini F, Refsdal B, Rots A, Siemiginowska A, Sundheim B, Tibbetts M, van Stone D, Winkelman S, Zografou P., 2009, The Chandra Source Catalog: Google Earth Interface, paper 109, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  40. Miller J, Burke D, Evans I, Evans J, Fruscione A, Germain G, McDowell J., McLaughlin W, Milaszewski R., 2009, ChIPS - Chandra's Interactive, Publication-Ready Plotting Tool paper 161, Chandra's First Decade of Discovery, Boston, Sep 2009.
  41. Demleitner M., Ochsenbein F., McDowell J., Rots A, 2010, Referencing STC in VOTable Version 2.0, IVOA Note.
  42. D'Abrusco R, McDowell, J. and the VAO SED team, 2010, Scientific requirements of the VAO SED tools, arXiv 1012.5733.
  43. Kim D-W., Anderson C, Mossman A, Allen G, Fabbiano G, Glotfelty K., Karovska M., Kashyap V., McDowell J., Chandra ACIS Sub-pixel Resolution, AAS Meeting 218, Bull AAS 43, paper 228.30.
  44. Galle E., Anderson S., Bonaventura N., Burke D., Fruscione A., Lee N., and McDowell J., 2011, Python Scripting for CIAO Data Analysis, ADASS XX, ASP Conference Series 442, 131.
  45. McDowell, J., and Tody D., 2011. IVOA Spectrum Data Model, Version 1.1., International Virtual Observatory Alliance.
  46. Tody D., Dolensky M., McDowell J., Bonnarel F., Budavari T., Busko I., Micol A., Osuna P., Salgado J., Skoda P., Thompson R, Valdes F., and the DAL Working Group, 2012, IVOA Simple Spectral Access Protocol, Version 1.1, International Virtual Observatory Alliance.
  47. Lauino O., D'Abrusco R., Cresitello-Dittmar M., Evans J., McDowell J., 2012, SedImporter: A Tooland an Extensible Framework for Constructing Interoperable Spectral Energy Distribution Data Files, ADASS XXI, ASP Conf Series, Vol 461, p 391.
  48. Doe S., Bonaventura N., Busko I., D'Abrusco R., Cresitello-Dittmar M., Ebert R., Evans J., Laurino O., McDowell J., Pevunova O., Refsdal B., 2012. Iris: The VAO SED Application, ADASS XXI, ASP Conf Series, Vol 461, p 893.
  49. Tibbets M., Elvis M., Galache J.L., Harbo P., McDowell J., Rudenko M., Van Stgone D., and Zografou, P., 2013. NEOview: Near Earth Object Data Discovery and Query, ADASS XXII, ASP Conference Series 475., 259.
  50. Salgado J., Osuna P., Rodrigo C, Allen M., Louys M., McDowell J., Baines D., Maiz Apellaniz J., Hatziminiaoglou E., Derriere S., Lemson G., 2013, IVOA Photometry Data Model, Version 1.0
  51. McDowell, J., 2014. 15 Years of CIAO, 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium, Boston, Nov 2014.
  52. Laurino O, Siemignowska A., Evans J., Aldcroft T., Burke D., McDowell J., McLaughlin W., and Nguyen D., 2015 Sherpa: On the Move to Open Collaborative, Development, ADASS XXIV, ASP Conf Series 495, 313.
  53. McDowell J., and the CIAO team, 2018. CIAO: Chandra/X-ray Data Analysis for Everyone, AAS Meeting 231, paper 150.21.

Space history publications

  1. McDowell, J., 1983. After Discoverer Letter to the Editor, JBIS 36, 191.
  2. Powell. J. and McDowell, J., 1992. Sparta Project Letter to the Editor, Spaceflight 34, 178.
  3. McDowell J., 1994. The Scout Launch Vehicle , JBIS 47, 99.
  4. McDowell J., 1995. Scout update , JBIS 48, 236.
  5. McDowell J., 1994. The X-15 Spaceplane , Quest, vol 3, no 1, p. 4. (Spring 1994).
  6. McDowell J., 1995. US Reconnaissance Satellite Programs, Part 1: Photoreconnaissance , Quest, vol 4, no 2, p. 22.
  7. McDowell J., 1995. US Reconnaissance Satellite Programs, Part 2: Beyond Imaging , Quest, vol 4, no 4, p. 40.
  8. McDowell J., 1997. Naval Research Laboratory Satellites, 1960-1989 , JBIS, 50, 427.
  9. McDowell J., 1997. Kick in the Apogee: 40 Years of Upper Stage Applications for Solid Rocket Motors, 1957-1997 , AIAA 97-3133, Unpublished manuscript based on talk given at 33rd AIAA/ASEM/SA/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Jul 6-9, 1997.
  10. McDowell J., 2001. Catalog of space science launches 1957-2000, in Century of Space Science, p 1677-1708, (Kluwer: Netherlands, 2001).
  11. McDowell J., 2010. Suborbital Space Astronomy At Leicester, Conference paper, 50 years of space science at Leicester, Leicester 2010.

Privately published reports on space history

  1. McDowell, J., 1987. Kosmos-557: A Civilian Salyut Failure , Notes on the History of Spaceflight No. 1, privately circulated.
  2. McDowell J., 1988. Soviet Launch Vehicles - A Reassessment , with Tables; Notes on the History of Spaceflight No. 2, privately circulated.
  3. McDowell J., 2010. Kappa and Lambda: Japan's First Steps Into Space
  4. McDowell J., 2013. Rockets for Extrasolar X-rays
  5. McDowell J., 2014. China Satellite Update - 2014 in Review
  6. McDowell J., 2015. The Cubesat Explosion [Ver.2]
  7. McDowell J., 2015. Space Activities in 2014
  8. McDowell J., 2016. Space Activities in 2015
  9. McDowell J., 2017. Space Activities in 2016
  10. McDowell J., 2018. Space Activities in 2017
  11. McDowell J., 2019. Space Activities in 2018

Popular articles on space history and space exploration

  1. McDowell J., 1983. Why red flag is not marooned in space New Scientist, 1983 Oct 27.
  2. McDowell J., 1984. Doctor docks with Soviet space station , New Scientist, 1984 Feb 23.
  3. McDowell J., 1984. Now cosmonauts repair rocket in orbit , New Scientist, 1984 May 3, p 8.
  4. McDowell J., 1984. Cosmonauts return with space record New Scientist, 1984 Oct 4..
  5. McDowell J., 1993--2010, Mission Update, monthly column in Sky and Telescope magazine (201 articles, Jun 1993 - Feb 2010).
  6. McDowell J., 1995, "Space Probe", article in Collier's Encyclopedia.
  7. McDowell J., 1998. Astronomy in Orbit, in Skywatch'98, Sky and Telescope magazine, 1998.
  8. McDowell J., 2002. Apollo AS-202 Em Orbita?, Em Orbita, No. 15. Jun 2002. (Translated to Portuguese by R. Barbosa from article in JSR 478).
  9. McDowell J., 2004. Hubble Spectrograph Fails, skyandtelescope.com.
  10. McDowell J., 2008. Space Junk, , National Geographic Extreme Explorer, Oct 2008.
  11. McDowell J., 2009. Eye In The Sky , National Geographic Explorer, Pathfinder Edition, Oct 2009. [Pretty sure the first 4 paras were added by the editor, I definitely didn't write them.]
  12. McDowell J., 2010. Space Junk, , National Geographic Explorer, Pathfinder Edition, May 2010.
  13. McDowell J., 2010. Superagentem in all, , National Geographic World, Sep 2010, 34. (Translated to German by National Geographic.)
  14. Fosse, D (in collaboration with McDowell J.), 2011. 7000 satellites lances: a qui appartiennent-ils? , Ciel et Espace, Dec 2011.
  15. McCall, T, and Orcutt, M, 2011, Space over Time, Technology Review, Sep/Oct 2011, p 26. Data provided by McDowell J..
  16. Baggaley, K, 2013, The Problem of Space Junk, Popular Science, Dec 2013 issue, p 56; graphic using data provided by McDowell J..
  17. McDowell J., 2018. Litter In Orbit: How to Clean Up Space Junk Sky and Telescope, Jul 2018, p 34.

Published correspondence

  1. McDowell J., 1978. Space Shuffle,, Spaceflight, 20, 444.
  2. McDowell J., 1980. More Cosmonaut Data, Spaceflight 22, 92.
  3. McDowell J., 1980. Fate of Zond 4, Spaceflight 22, 143..
  4. McDowell J., 1980. Histories and Launch Logs, Spaceflight 22, 144..
  5. McDowell J., 1981. Youngest spacemen, Flight International, 1981 Jun 6.
  6. McDowell J., 1982. A lead in space, Letter to The Times , 1982 Jun 1.

Public talks

  1. McDowell J., 2005, Dawn of the Space Age, CfA Open Night, 2005 Jan 20.

Jonathan's Space Report

  1. McDowell J., 1989-present, Jonathan's Space Report, https://planet4589.org

Selected articles from Jonathan's Space Report

In addition to the current month's space news, JSR sometimes includes more discursive ramblings and rants, some of which it may be useful to index here.