University of Waterloo Herschel-HIFI Group

HIFI Science in Canada

We are please to provide a section of this webpage to help promote HIFI results from Canadian astronomers.

Please contact us if you wish to have your accepted proposal(s) listed here and if you wish to have your science results advertized!

Canadian successful HIFI OT-1 Programs

PI/OT1: Rene Plume (University of Calgary)
35 hrs allocated (priority 2)

HIFI Observations of the C18O and C17O J = 5-4 to 15-14 Transitions in Hot Cores: A Direct Method to Obtain Total Column Densities


PI/OT1: Javier Goicoechea et al. with co-I Doug Johnstone (HIA/NRC)
27.7 hrs allocated (priority 1)

A 3-Dimensional view of the ionized and the warm neutral gas in Orion



Canadian successful HIFI OT-2 Programs

PI/OT2: Henrik Beuther et al. with co-I Doug Johnstone (HIA/NRC)
19.3 hrs allocated (priority 2)

Formation signatures and carbon budget of molecular clouds


PI/OT2: Per Bjerkeli et al. with co-I Carolyn McCoey (University of Waterloo)
4.7 hrs allocated (priority 1)

Herschel observations of the shocked gas in HH54


PI/OT2: Paola Caselli et al. with co-Is Doug Johnstone (HIA/NRC) and James Di Francesco (HIA/NRC)
30.2 hrs allocated (priority 1)

Constraining the Chemistry of water in pre-stellar cores


PI/OT2: Paola Caselli et al. with co-Is Doug Johnstone (HIA/NRC) and Andy Pon (University of Calgary)
17.8 hrs allocated (priority 1)

Unveiling the initial conditions of high-mass star and stellar cluster formation


PI/OT2: Carolyn McCoey (University of Waterloo)
6.3 hrs allocated (priority 2)

Intermediate Mass YSOs: getting to the core of the matter


PI/OT2: Carolyn McCoey (University of Waterloo)
11.3 hrs allocated (priority 2)

Evolution of water emission in intermediate mass YSOs


PI/OT2: Rene Plume (University of Calgary)
29.2 hrs allocated (priority 1)

HIFI Observations of the C18O and C17O J = 5-4 to 15-14 Transitions in Hot Cores: A Direct Method to Obtain Total Column Densities


PI/OT2: Ewine van Dishoeck et al. with co-I Doug Johnstone (HIA/NRC)
133.6 hrs allocated (priority 2)

Water In Low-mass protostars: the William Herschel line Legacy (WILL)



Canadian successful HIFI GT-2 Programs

PI/GT2: Sylvie F Beaulieu (University of Waterloo)
3.5 hrs allocated (priority 1)

HIFI and PACS Observations of NGC 5102


PI/GT2: Andy Pon (University of Calgary)
1.3 hrs allocated (priority 1)

High J Lines of CO as Tracers of Low Velocity Turbulent Shocks in Molecular Clouds




Reference to the to background image of Orion