David Gordon

David Gordon

  • PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6107
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NVI INC
  • Publications

    Refereed

    Gordon, D. 2017. "Impact of the VLBA on reference frames and earth orientation studies." J. Geodesy, 91 (7): 735-742 [10.1007/s00190-016-0955-0]

    Le Bail, K., J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. MacMillan, D. Behrend, C. C. Thomas, S. Bolotin, W. E. Himwich, K. D. Baver, B. E. Corey, M. Titus, G. Bourda, P. Charlot, and A. Collioud. 2016. "IVS Observation of ICRF2-Gaia Transfer Sources." The Astronomical Journal, 151 (3): 79 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/3/79]

    Gordon, D., C. Jacobs, A. Beasley, et al. A. Peck, R. Gaume, P. Charlot, A. Fey, C. Ma, O. Titov, and D. Boboltz. 2016. "Second Epoch VLBA Calibrator Survey Observations: VCS-II." The Astronomical Journal, 151 (6): 154 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/6/154]

    Fey, A. L., D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, et al. C. Ma, R. A. Gaume, E. F. Arias, G. Bianco, D. A. Boboltz, S. Böckmann, S. Bolotin, P. Charlot, A. Collioud, G. Engelhardt, J. Gipson, A.-M. Gontier, R. Heinkelmann, S. Kurdubov, S. Lambert, S. Lytvyn, D. S. MacMillan, Z. Malkin, A. Nothnagel, R. Ojha, E. Skurikhina, J. Sokolova, J. Souchay, O. J. Sovers, V. Tesmer, O. Titov, G. Wang, and V. Zharov. 2015. "The Second Realization of the International Celestial Reference Frame by Very Long Baseline Interferometry." The Astronomical Journal, 150 (2): 58 [10.1088/0004-6256/150/2/58]

    Gordon, D., K. L. Bail, C. Ma, et al. D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, and J. Gipson. 2013. "The Construction of ICRF2 and Its Impact on the Terrestrial Reference Frame." Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet, 185-188 [10.1007/978-3-642-37222-3_23]

    Lebach, D. E., N. Bartel, M. F. Bietenholz, et al. R. M. Campbell, D. Gordon, J. I. Lederman, J.-F. Lestrade, R. R. Ransom, M. I. Ratner, and I. I. Shapiro. 2012. " VLBI for Gravity Probe B. IV. A New Astrometric Analysis Technique and a Comparison with Results from other Techniques." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 201 (1): 4 [10.1088/0067-0049/201/1/4]

    Ma, C., D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, et al. K. Le Bail, D. Gordon, and J. Gipson. 2012. "Comparison of Realizations of the Terrestrial Reference Frame." International Association of Geodesy Symposia, 138 : 51-56 [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_9]

    Charlot, P., D. Boboltz, A. Fey, et al. E. Fomalont, B. Geldzahler, D. Gordon, C. Jacobs, G. Lanyi, C. Ma, C. Naudet, J. Romney, O. Sovers, and L. Zhang. 2010. "The Celestial Reference Frame at 24 and 43 GHz II Imaging." The Astronomical Journal, 139 (5): pp. 1713-1770 [ 10.1088/0004-6256/139/5/1713]

    Lanyi, G. E., D. A. Boboltz, P. Charlot, et al. A. L. Fey, E. B. Fomalont, B. J. Geldzahler, D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, C. Ma, C. J. Naudet, J. D. Romney, O. J. Sovers, and L. D. Zhang. 2010. "THE CELESTIAL REFERENCE FRAME AT 24 AND 43 GHz. I. ASTROMETRY." The Astronomical Journal, 139 (5): 1695-1712 [10.1088/0004-6256/139/5/1695]

    Gipson, J. M., D. Behrend, D. Gordon, et al. W. E. Himwich, D. S. Macmillan, M. Titus, and B. Corey. 2010. "Coordinating, Scheduling, Processing and Analyzing IYA09." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.:, NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 90-94 [Full Text (Link)]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, J. Gipson, et al. D. MacMillan, C. Ma, E. Fomalont, R. Walker, and C. C. Carabajal. 2009. "Precise geodesy with the Very Long Baseline Array." Journal of Geodesy, 83 (9): 859-876 [10.1007/s00190-009-0304-7]

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2008. "THE SIXTH VLBA CALIBRATOR SURVEY: VCS6." The Astronomical Journal, 136 (2): 580-585 [10.1088/0004-6256/136/2/580]

    Kovalev, Y. Y., L. Petrov, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2007. "The Fifth VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS5." The Astronomical Journal, 133 (4): 1236-1242 [10.1086/511157]

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2006. "The Fourth VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS4." The Astronomical Journal, 131 (3): 1872-1879 [10.1086/499947]

    Lanyi, G., D. Boboltz, P. Charlot, et al. A. Fey, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, C. Jacobs, C. Ma, C. Naudet, O. Sovers, and L. Zhang. 2005. "Radio Astrometry at 24 and 43 GHz." Baltic Astronomy, 14: 458-461.

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2005. "The Third VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS3." The Astronomical Journal, 129 (2): 1163-1170 [10.1086/426920]

    Fomalont, E. B., L. Petrov, D. MacMillan, D. Gordon, and C. Ma. 2003. "The Second VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS2." The Astrophysical Journal, 126 (5): 2562-2566 [10.1086/378712]

    Beasley, A., D. Gordon, A. Peck, et al. L. Petrov, D. MacMillan, E. Fomalont, and C. Ma. 2002. "The VLBA Calibrator Survey—VCS1." Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series, 141 (1): 13-21 [10.1086/339806]

    Ryan, J. W., T. A. Clark, C. Ma, et al. D. Gordon, D. S. Caprette, W. E. Himwich, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Global scale tectonic plate motions measured with CDP VLBI data, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series, 37-49: 10.1029/GD023p0037.

    Ma, C., J. W. Ryan, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. Caprette, W. E. Himwich, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Reference frames from CDP VLBI data, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series , 121-145: 10.1029/GD024p0121.

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, J. W. Ryan, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Results from the CDP mobile VLBI program in the western United States, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series Washington , 131-138:

    Clark, T. A., C. Ma, J. M. Sauber-Rosenberg, et al. J. W. Ryan, D. Gordon, D. B. Shaffer, D. S. Caprette, and N. R. Vandenberg. 1990. "Geodetic measurement of deformation in the Loma Prieta, California Earthquake with very long baseline interferometry." Geophys Res Lett, 17 (8): 1215-1218 [10.1029/GL017i008p01215]

    Ma, C., J. M. Sauber-Rosenberg, L. J. Bell, et al. T. A. Clark, D. Gordon, and J. W. Himwich. 1990. "Measurement of Horizontal Motions in Alaska Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry." J. Geophysical Research -- Solid Earth, 95 (B13): 21991-22011 [10.1029/JB095iB13p21991]

    Clark, T. A., D. Gordon, W. E. Himwich, et al. C. Ma, A. Mallama, and J. W. Ryan. 1987. "Determination of relative site motions in the western United States using Mark III Very Long Baseline Interferometry." Journal of Geophysical Research, 92 (B12): 12741 [10.1029/jb092ib12p12741]

    Non-Refereed

    Gordon, D., W. Brisken, and W. Max-Moerbeck. 2016. "Difxcalc -Calc11 for the DiFX Correlator." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, MD 20771, U.S.A.: 187-190 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2016. "Transition to vgosDb Format." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, Maryland, 20771, U.S.A.: 222-224 [Full Text (Link)]

    Ma, C., D. S. Macmillan, D. Gordon, and K. Le Bail. 2016. "Aspects of ICRF-3." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, MD 20771, U.S.A.: 270-274 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., D. Gordon, and C. Ma. 2016. "Selecting Sources that Define a Stable Celestial Reference Frame with the Allan Variance." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, Maryland 20771, U.S.A.: 288-291 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., and K. Le Bail. 2016. "Status of the X/S Source Catalog." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016: Greenbelt, Maryland, 20771: 280-282 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., D. Gordon, J. M. Gipson, and D. S. Macmillan. 2015. "Observing Gaia transfer sources in R&D and RDV sessions." Proceedings of the 22nd Meeting of the European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astronomy, Sao Miguel, Azores, May 17-21. 2015 277-280, ISBN: 978-989-20-6191-7. [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., R. Cappallo, and M. Titus. 2012. "RDV Processing using Fourfit." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2012-217504: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 256-260 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2012. "The First Release of νSolve." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 222-226 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. J. M. Gipson, K. D. Baver, S. Bolotin, and K. Le Bail. 2010. "GSFC VLBI analysis center." 2010 International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry Annual Report 2009 231-234 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., and D. Gordon. 2010. "Time-dependent Selection of an Optimal Set of Sources to Define a Stable Celestial Reference Frame." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 280-283 [Full Text (Link)]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, A. Beasley, and E. Fomalont. 2005. "VLBA calibrator survey: Astrometric and image results." Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 340: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: 535-537, ISBN: 1-58381-207-5. [Full Text (Link)]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Gordon, D. 2017. "Impact of the VLBA on reference frames and earth orientation studies." J. Geodesy 91 (7): 735-742 [10.1007/s00190-016-0955-0]

    Le Bail, K., J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. MacMillan, D. Behrend, C. C. Thomas, S. Bolotin, W. E. Himwich, K. D. Baver, B. E. Corey, M. Titus, G. Bourda, P. Charlot, and A. Collioud. 2016. "IVS Observation of ICRF2-Gaia Transfer Sources." The Astronomical Journal 151 (3): 79 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/3/79]

    Gordon, D., C. Jacobs, A. Beasley, et al. A. Peck, R. Gaume, P. Charlot, A. Fey, C. Ma, O. Titov, and D. Boboltz. 2016. "Second Epoch VLBA Calibrator Survey Observations: VCS-II." The Astronomical Journal 151 (6): 154 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/6/154]

    Fey, A. L., D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, et al. C. Ma, R. A. Gaume, E. F. Arias, G. Bianco, D. A. Boboltz, S. Böckmann, S. Bolotin, P. Charlot, A. Collioud, G. Engelhardt, J. Gipson, A.-M. Gontier, R. Heinkelmann, S. Kurdubov, S. Lambert, S. Lytvyn, D. S. MacMillan, Z. Malkin, A. Nothnagel, R. Ojha, E. Skurikhina, J. Sokolova, J. Souchay, O. J. Sovers, V. Tesmer, O. Titov, G. Wang, and V. Zharov. 2015. "The Second Realization of the International Celestial Reference Frame by Very Long Baseline Interferometry." The Astronomical Journal 150 (2): 58 [10.1088/0004-6256/150/2/58]

    Gordon, D., K. L. Bail, C. Ma, et al. D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, and J. Gipson. 2013. "The Construction of ICRF2 and Its Impact on the Terrestrial Reference Frame." Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet 185-188 [10.1007/978-3-642-37222-3_23]

    Lebach, D. E., N. Bartel, M. F. Bietenholz, et al. R. M. Campbell, D. Gordon, J. I. Lederman, J.-F. Lestrade, R. R. Ransom, M. I. Ratner, and I. I. Shapiro. 2012. " VLBI for Gravity Probe B. IV. A New Astrometric Analysis Technique and a Comparison with Results from other Techniques." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 201 (1): 4 [10.1088/0067-0049/201/1/4]

    Ma, C., D. MacMillan, S. Bolotin, et al. K. Le Bail, D. Gordon, and J. Gipson. 2012. "Comparison of Realizations of the Terrestrial Reference Frame." International Association of Geodesy Symposia 138 51-56 [10.1007/978-3-642-32998-2_9]

    Charlot, P., D. Boboltz, A. Fey, et al. E. Fomalont, B. Geldzahler, D. Gordon, C. Jacobs, G. Lanyi, C. Ma, C. Naudet, J. Romney, O. Sovers, and L. Zhang. 2010. "The Celestial Reference Frame at 24 and 43 GHz II Imaging." The Astronomical Journal 139 (5): pp. 1713-1770 [ 10.1088/0004-6256/139/5/1713]

    Lanyi, G. E., D. A. Boboltz, P. Charlot, et al. A. L. Fey, E. B. Fomalont, B. J. Geldzahler, D. Gordon, C. S. Jacobs, C. Ma, C. J. Naudet, J. D. Romney, O. J. Sovers, and L. D. Zhang. 2010. "THE CELESTIAL REFERENCE FRAME AT 24 AND 43 GHz. I. ASTROMETRY." The Astronomical Journal 139 (5): 1695-1712 [10.1088/0004-6256/139/5/1695]

    Gipson, J. M., D. Behrend, D. Gordon, et al. W. E. Himwich, D. S. Macmillan, M. Titus, and B. Corey. 2010. "Coordinating, Scheduling, Processing and Analyzing IYA09." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: NASA CP/2010-215864 90-94 [Full Text (Link)]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, J. Gipson, et al. D. MacMillan, C. Ma, E. Fomalont, R. Walker, and C. C. Carabajal. 2009. "Precise geodesy with the Very Long Baseline Array." Journal of Geodesy 83 (9): 859-876 [10.1007/s00190-009-0304-7]

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2008. "THE SIXTH VLBA CALIBRATOR SURVEY: VCS6." The Astronomical Journal 136 (2): 580-585 [10.1088/0004-6256/136/2/580]

    Kovalev, Y. Y., L. Petrov, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2007. "The Fifth VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS5." The Astronomical Journal 133 (4): 1236-1242 [10.1086/511157]

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. B. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2006. "The Fourth VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS4." The Astronomical Journal 131 (3): 1872-1879 [10.1086/499947]

    Lanyi, G., D. Boboltz, P. Charlot, et al. A. Fey, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, C. Jacobs, C. Ma, C. Naudet, O. Sovers, and L. Zhang. 2005. "Radio Astrometry at 24 and 43 GHz." Baltic Astronomy 14 458-461

    Petrov, L., Y. Y. Kovalev, E. Fomalont, and D. Gordon. 2005. "The Third VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS3." The Astronomical Journal 129 (2): 1163-1170 [10.1086/426920]

    Fomalont, E. B., L. Petrov, D. MacMillan, D. Gordon, and C. Ma. 2003. "The Second VLBA Calibrator Survey: VCS2." The Astrophysical Journal 126 (5): 2562-2566 [10.1086/378712]

    Beasley, A., D. Gordon, A. Peck, et al. L. Petrov, D. MacMillan, E. Fomalont, and C. Ma. 2002. "The VLBA Calibrator Survey—VCS1." Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series 141 (1): 13-21 [10.1086/339806]

    Ryan, J. W., T. A. Clark, C. Ma, et al. D. Gordon, D. S. Caprette, W. E. Himwich, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Global scale tectonic plate motions measured with CDP VLBI data, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series 37-49 10.1029/GD023p0037

    Ma, C., J. W. Ryan, D. Gordon, et al. D. S. Caprette, W. E. Himwich, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Reference frames from CDP VLBI data, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series 121-145 10.1029/GD024p0121

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, J. W. Ryan, D. E. Smith, and D. L. Turcotte. 1993. "Results from the CDP mobile VLBI program in the western United States, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics." AGU Geodynamics Series Washington 131-138

    Clark, T. A., C. Ma, J. M. Sauber-Rosenberg, et al. J. W. Ryan, D. Gordon, D. B. Shaffer, D. S. Caprette, and N. R. Vandenberg. 1990. "Geodetic measurement of deformation in the Loma Prieta, California Earthquake with very long baseline interferometry." Geophys Res Lett 17 (8): 1215-1218 [10.1029/GL017i008p01215]

    Ma, C., J. M. Sauber-Rosenberg, L. J. Bell, et al. T. A. Clark, D. Gordon, and J. W. Himwich. 1990. "Measurement of Horizontal Motions in Alaska Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry." J. Geophysical Research -- Solid Earth 95 (B13): 21991-22011 [10.1029/JB095iB13p21991]

    Clark, T. A., D. Gordon, W. E. Himwich, et al. C. Ma, A. Mallama, and J. W. Ryan. 1987. "Determination of relative site motions in the western United States using Mark III Very Long Baseline Interferometry." Journal of Geophysical Research 92 (B12): 12741 [10.1029/jb092ib12p12741]

    Non-Refereed

    Gordon, D., W. Brisken, and W. Max-Moerbeck. 2016. "Difxcalc -Calc11 for the DiFX Correlator." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 187-190 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2016. "Transition to vgosDb Format." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 222-224 [Full Text (Link)]

    Ma, C., D. S. Macmillan, D. Gordon, and K. Le Bail. 2016. "Aspects of ICRF-3." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 270-274 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., D. Gordon, and C. Ma. 2016. "Selecting Sources that Define a Stable Celestial Reference Frame with the Allan Variance." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 288-291 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., and K. Le Bail. 2016. "Status of the X/S Source Catalog." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2016 General Meeting Proceedings, "New Horizons with VGOS" NASA/CP-2016-219016 280-282 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., D. Gordon, J. M. Gipson, and D. S. Macmillan. 2015. "Observing Gaia transfer sources in R&D and RDV sessions." Proceedings of the 22nd Meeting of the European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astronomy, Sao Miguel, Azores, May 17-21. 2015 277-280 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., R. Cappallo, and M. Titus. 2012. "RDV Processing using Fourfit." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2012-217504 256-260 [Full Text (Link)]

    Bolotin, S., K. D. Baver, J. M. Gipson, D. Gordon, and D. S. Macmillan. 2012. "The First Release of νSolve." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2012 General Meeting Proceedings, NASA CP/2012-217504 222-226 [Full Text (Link)]

    Gordon, D., C. Ma, D. S. Macmillan, et al. J. M. Gipson, K. D. Baver, S. Bolotin, and K. Le Bail. 2010. "GSFC VLBI analysis center." 2010 International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry Annual Report 2009 231-234 [Full Text (Link)]

    Le Bail, K., and D. Gordon. 2010. "Time-dependent Selection of an Optimal Set of Sources to Define a Stable Celestial Reference Frame." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864 280-283 [Full Text (Link)]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, A. Beasley, and E. Fomalont. 2005. "VLBA calibrator survey: Astrometric and image results." Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 340 535-537 [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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