HENRY B. THROOP Senior Research Scientist

Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, 1050 Walnut St. Suite 400, Boulder, CO 80302
303 546 0032 / 303 546 9687 fax   http://www.boulder.swri.edu/ ~ throop   throop @ boulder.swri.edu
Birth: November 5, 1972   Hobart, Tasmania, Australia     Citizenship: USA / Australia (dual)

   Ph.D. University of Colorado, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences May 2000
           Thesis: Light Scattering and Evolution of Circumstellar Disks and Planetary Rings

           Advisors: L. W. Esposito, J. Bally
   M.S., University of Colorado, Boulder, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences May 1997
   B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, Physics May 1994

           Budapest Technical University, Hungary, Spring 1993


   Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO June 2001-present

           Research Scientist; Senior Research Scientist

   University of Arizona, Tucson December 2000 - June 2001

           Visiting Scholar

   Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado May-December 2000

           Research Associate

   Department of Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado Summer 2000


   Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado 1995-2000

           Research Assistant

   Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO Spring 1998

           Science Writer

   Fiske Planetarium, University of Colorado 1996-1997

           Teaching Assistant, Scientific Consultant

   Dept. Astrophysical, Planetary, & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Colorado Fall 1994

           Teaching Assistant

   Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA Summer 1994

           Research Assistant

   Dept. Physics & Astronomy, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ Summer 1993

           Research Assistant

   Grant Gale Observatory, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 1993-1994

           Research Assistant

   Throop, H. B., and J. Bally 2005. Can photoevaporation trigger planetesimal formation? ApJ 623, L149-L152.
   U. A. Dyudina, P. D. Sackett, D. D. R. Bayliss, A. D. Del Genio, C. C. Porco, H. B. Throop, H. C. Dones, and S. Seager 2005. Phase Light Curves for Extrasolar Jupiter and Saturn. ApJ 618, 973-986.
   C. C. Porco, H. B. Throop, M. J. Pantazoupoulou, and T. J. J. Kehoe 2005. Light Scattering in Saturn's Rings, I: Basic Formulation, Ring Thickness, and the A Ring Azimuthal Asymmetry. To be submitted to Icarus.
   Burns, J. A., D. P. Simonelli, M. R. Showalter, D. P. Hamilton, C. C. Porco, L. W. Esposito, and H. B. Throop 2004. Jupiter's Ring-Moon System. In Jupiter, Cambridge Univ. Press, 241-262.
   Brooks, S. M, L. W. Esposito, M. R. Showalter, and H. B. Throop 2004. The Size Distribution of Jupiter's Main Ring from Galileo Imaging and Spectroscopy. Icarus, 170 35-57.
   Throop, H. B., C. C. Porco, R. A. West, J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, and P. D. Nicholson 2003. The Jovian Rings: New Results Derived from Cassini, Galileo, Voyager, and Earth-based Observations. Icarus 172, 59-77.
   C. C. Porco and 27 co-authors 2003. Cassini Imaging of Jupiter's Atmosphere, Satellites, and Rings. Science 299, 1541-1547.
   Shuping, R. Y., J. Bally, M. Morris, and H. B. Throop 2002. Evidence for Grain Growth in the Protostellar Disks of Orion. ApJ 587, L109-L112
   DeGioia-Eastwood, K., H. B. Throop, G. Walker, and K. M. Cudworth 2001. The star formation history of Trumpler 14 and Trumpler 16. ApJ 549, 578-589.
   Throop, H. B., J. Bally, L. W. Esposito, and M. J. McCaughrean 2000. Evidence for dust grain growth in young circumstellar disks. Science 292, 1686-1689.
   Throop, H. B. and L. W. Esposito 1998. Photometry and Evolution of Saturn's G Ring. Icarus 131, 152-166.

    New Mexico State University Colloquium, 2005.
    Nice Observatory, France, 2005.
    `Physics of Dusty Planetary Rings' meeting, Berne, Switzerland, 2005.
    `Formation and Detection of Planetary Systems' meeting, Aspen, CO, 2005.
    Center for Star Formation Studies, NASA Ames Research Center, 2001.
    Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, 2001.
    Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2000.

Approximately 40 talks at AAS, DPS, AGU, Astrobiology, and Gordon conferences.


   Volatile Evolution in Circumstellar Disks 2005

           NASA Exobiology $196K total / 3 years

   Photo-evaporation and the Formation of Planetesimals 2005

           NASA Origins of Solar Systems $199K total / 3 years

   Capability Development for Modeling Young Solar System Evolution 2004

           SWRI Internal R&D Program $115K

   Photometry and Evolution of the Jovian Ring System 1999

           NASA Jupiter System Data Analysis Program $120K total / 2 years

           Throop scientific PI; Esposito institutional PI


   Are There Large Dust Grains in Orion's Circumstellar Disks? 2001

           HST GO 9125, 10 orbits


   The Structure and Kinematics of Irradiated Disks and Associated 1999

           High-Velocity Features in Orion (Co-I) HST GO 8324, 11 orbits


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