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Publication Samples

Citizen Science:
"The Public Impact of Citizen Science Outreach and Education", 2013, Evolutionary Paths in Galaxy Morphology, CISRO, Sydney, Australia

"Citizen Science Contributions to Astronomy Research", 2012. Organizations, People and Strategies in Astronomy Vol. 1, 183.

Information Technology:
"Bringing Breakthroughs in Science to the Public Through Webcasting", 2002, 2005, BioAstronomy 2002, IAU 213, 549.

"Report on DTI's Live Streaming Internet Broadcast Experiments", 2002.

"Space Science Education Resource Directory", 2001, ADASS X, A.S.P. Conf Series, 238, 107.

"Hubble Space Telescope Space Science: First Web Simulcast with NPR Radio Program", 2001, Science Information Systems Newsletter, 49.

    See also "NPR Radio & Web Simulcasts: The Tour the Cosmos     Series" 2001, Webnet (now E-Learning from, 3, 30.

"National Information Infrastructure Testbed: Applications", 1994, Proceedings of Council On Competitiveness Conference: Breaking the Barriers to the NII, (Council On Competitiveness, Washington DC)

Education and Outreach:
"250 Reponses aux Questions Curieux d’Astronomy", Bely, P.Y., Roy, J.R., and Christian, C., Gerfaut:France.

"Astronomical Visualization for Education" 2006, ADASS ,XVI in press. [poster PDF]

"Tools And Services For Education And Outreach – Accessing Real Astronomical Data" 2006, ADASS XV, ASP Conf. Ser. 351, 641.

“K-12 Education with the National Virtual Observatory”, Raddick, M. J.; O'Mullane, W.; Szalay, A. S.; Christian, C., 2005, ADASS X,ASP Conf. Ser., 347, 247.

"Creation of Educational Resources: A Research Scientist's Role" 2002, BioAstronomy 2002, 2004, IAU 213, 545.

"Amazing Space: Creating Educational Resources from Current Scientific Research Results" 2001, Journal of Science and Technology Education, 10, 38.

“Looking Beyond Boundaries: An Educational Experiment Utilizing Live Interactive Broadcasting on the Web” 2000, Office of Public Outreach Monograph.

"Education & Public Outreach: View from Research Institutions and Observatories" 2000, invited talk at the Virtual Observatories of the Future Conference.

"The Origins Education Forum" 2000, Decade Review Subcommittee: Panel on Astronomy Education and Policy

"Public Impact of Hubble Space Telescope" 1999, prepared for the HST 2nd Decade Committee and published as an Office of Public Outreach Monograph.

"HST Education & Outreach" 1999, prepared for the HST 2nd Decade Committee.

"On-Line Resources for Classroom Use: Data and Science Results from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Other Missions "
1998, New Trends in Astronomy Teaching, L. Gouguenheim, D. McNally, and J. R. Percy (eds.), IAU Colloq., 162, p.74

"Cyber Hype or Educational Technology? What is being learned from all those BITS?", 1998, ADASS VII, A.S.P. Conference Series, 145, A., R. Albrecht & R.N. Hook and H.A. Bushouse, eds., p. 231.

Science, Research and Policy

“Location, Location, Location: So Where is Muzaffarabad? Geographic Information Systems Can Serve as Powerful Tools for Visualizing Complex Problems" 2007, Christian, C., Foreign Service Journal, 84, 37.

“Geospatial Data In Response To The Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake And Indian Ocean Tsunami Of December 26, 2004” 2006, Kelmelis, J.A, Schwartz, L, Christian, C., Crawford, M., Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing Journal, 72, 862

“The Science News Metrics”, 2005 Christian, C.A., Davidson, G., Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy 6, A. Heck (ed.), (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht), p141.

“Challenges: Adopting GIS for Diplomacy and Foreign Policy”, Christian C.A., ESRI Federal Users Conference Proceedings, see

“The Public Impact of HST: A Case Study”, 2004 Christian, C.A., Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy 5, A. Heck (ed.), (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht -- ISBN 1-4020-2570-X), 203.

"Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the Interacting Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163", 2000, with B. Elmegreen et. al., Astron. J., 120, 630.

"Hubble Space Telescope Photometry of the Metal-rich Globular Clusters NGC 6624 and NGC 6637", 2000, with J. Heasley et. al., Astron. J., 120, 879.

Myriad Hubble Heritage Presentations, 2000-1999.