Approved Survey Programs

The following programs have been recommended for approval by the NOAO/NOIRLab Survey Panel of the Telescope Allocation Committee and approved by the Director.

Data from these surveys are being made public through the Astro Data Archive.


Program ID Program Title Principal Investigator(s) Dates Telescopes and Instruments
2019A-0364 Atmospheric Survey of Giant Exoplanets Discovered by TESS Hardegree-Ullman 2019-2021 SOAR/Goodman
2019A-0337 The Deep DECam Outer Solar System Survey (DDOSSS) Trilling 2019-2021 CT4m/DECam
2019A-0315 Multi-band Imaging Survey for High-Alpha PlanetS (MISHAPS): Surveying the demographics of transiting hot Jupiters in the alpha-rich Galactic bulge Penny 2019-2021 CT4m/DECam
2019A-0308 LoVoCCS: the Local Volume Complete Cluster Survey Dell'Antonio 2019-2021 CT4m/DECam
2019A-0305 DECam Local Volume Exploration Survey Drica-Wagner 2019-2021 CT4m/DECam
2019A-0224 Halpha Imaging of Virgo Filament Galaxies Finn 2019-2021 KP0.9/HDI
2019A-0101 The Carina Time-Series Deep Field Hartigan 2019-2021 CTrm/DECam;
SOAR Goodman
2019A-0065 DECam Early Imaging of AGN Reverberation Mapping Fields in SDSS-V Shen 2019-2021 CT4m/DECam
2014B-0404 The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky David Schlegel and Arjun Dey 2014-2016 CT-4m+DECam
2013B-0536 The DECam NEO Survey Lori Allen 2014-2016 CT-4m+DECam
2013B-0528 The Cosmic Deep And Wide Narrowband (Cosmic DAWN) Survey James E. Rhoads 2013-2015 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2013B-0512 REsolved Spectroscopy Of a Local VolumE: The RESOLVE Survey in Stripe 82 Sheila Kannappan 2013-2015 GEM-S+GMOSS
2013B-0440 Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH David Nidever 2013-2016 CT-4m+DECam
2013B-0270 Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS) Nicholas Moskovitz 2013-2016 GEM-N+GMOSN
2013B-0236 The NEWFIRM HETDEX Survey - Probing the Growth of Galaxies with Cosmic Time Steven Finkelstein 2013-2016 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2012B-0540 NEWFIRM Survey of Intermediate Age Populations in M31's Halo: A Test of (Lambda)CD Puragra Guhathakurta and Rachael L. Beaton 2012-2014 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2012B-0500 Type Ia Supernovae in the Near-Infrared: A Three-Year Survey toward a One Percent Distance Measurement with WIYN+WHIRC Michael Wood-Vasey 2012-2016 WIYN+WHIRC
2012B-0398 Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes Jean-Michel Desert 2012-2014 GEM-NQ+GMOSN
2011A-0034 Spectroscopy of Galaxies in Massive Clusters: Galaxy Properties and Dynamical Cluster Mass Calibration Christopher Stubbs 2011-2014 GEM-S+GMOSS
2011A-0030 Making Hay with ALFALFA: The Star-Formation Properties of an HI-Selected Galaxy Sample John Salzer 2011-2013 KP-2.1m+CFIM
2011A-0022 Towards Unprecedented Accuracy of Fundamental Parameters for Kepler Eclipsing Binary Stars Andrej Prsa 2011-2013 KP-4m+ECHUV
2011A-0017 Mutual Orbits and Masses of Kuiper Belt Binaries and Multiple Systems William M. Grundy 2011-2013 GEM-NQ+NIRIAO
2010A-0036 A Deep H_2 Imaging Survey of Star Forming Regions in the Magellanic Clouds Ronald Probst 2010 CT-4m+NEWFIRM
2010A-0015 The NEWFIRM Medium Band Survey II: Hunting Monster Galaxies Pieter van Dokkum 2010-2012 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2009A-0041 The Carnegie Spitzer IMACS Survey Daniel Kelson 2009-2011 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2008A-0038 A NEWFIRM Survey of the SDWFS/NDWFS Field Anthony Gonzalez 2008-2009 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2008A-0035 The NEWFIRM medium-band survey: accurate redshifts for 40,000 K- selected galaxies Pieter van Dokkum 2008-2009 KP-4m+NEWFIRM
2006B-0021 ChaMPlane II: Optical spectra and IR imaging identification of ChaMPlane X-ray sources Josh Grindlay 2007-2009 CT-4m+HYDRA
2006B-0013 The Outer Limits Survey: Stellar Populations at the Extremities of the Magellanic Clouds Abhijit Saha 2006-2009 CT-4m+Mosaic
2005B-0045 Optical Follow-up of the XMM Cluster Survey: The XCS-NOAO Survey Christopher J. Miller 2005-2009 KP-4m+Mosaic
2005B-0043 SZE+Optical Studies of the Cosmic Acceleration Joseph Mohr 2005-2008 CT-4m+Mosaic
2005B-0033 A Census of the High Redshift Radio Universe Andrew Connolly 2005-2007 KP-4m+Flamingos
2002B-0014 The EXPLORE Project: A Deep Search for TransitingExtrasolar Planets Gabriela Mallen-Ornelas 2002-2003 CT-4m+Mosaic
2002B-0007 The w Project: Measuring the Equation of State of the Universe Nicholas Suntzeff 2002-2006 CT-4m+Mosaic
2001B-0037 A Next Generation Microlensing Survey of the LMC Christopher Stubbs 2001-2005 CT-4m+Mosaic
2001B-0029 The Evolution of Galaxy Clustering at 1 Richard Elston and Anthony Gonzalez 2001-2004 KP-2.1m+Flamingos
2001B-0026 Deep Ecliptic Survey Robert Millis 2001-2005 KP-4m+Mosaic
2000B-0036 ChaMPlane: Measuring the Faint X-ray Binary and Stellar X-ray Content of the Galaxy Josh Grindlay 2000-2004 KP-4m+Mosaic
2000B-0032 Star Formation in HI Selected Galaxies Gerhardt Meurer 2000-2004 CT-1.5m+CFIM
2000B-0028 Toward a Complete Near-Infrared Spectroscopic and Imaging Survey of Giant Molecular Clouds Elizabeth Lada 2000-2005 KP-4m+Flamingos
2000B-0025 Southern Standard Stars for the u'g'r'i'z' System Allyn Smith andDouglas Tucker 2000-2004 CT-0.9m+CFIM
2000B-0010 The Resolved Stellar Content of Local Group Galaxies Currently Forming Stars Phil Massey 2000-2002 KP-4m+Mosaic
1999B-0027 The NOAO Deep Wide-Field Survey Buell Jannuzi and Arjun Dey 1999-2004 KP-4m+Mosaic
1999B-0024 Deep Imaging Survey of Nearby Star-Forming Clouds John Bally 1999-2001 KP-0.9m+Mosaic
1999B-0020 A Fundamental Plane Peculiar Velocity Survey of Rich Clusters within 200 h-1 Mpc Mike Hudson 1999-2001 CT-4m+Mosaic
1999B-0018 Deep Lens Survey Tony Tyson, David Wittman, and Ian Dell'Antonio 1999-2004 KP-4m+Mosaic
1999B-0011 In Search of Nearby Stars:A Parallax Program at CTIO Todd Henry 1999-2002 CT-1.5m+CFIM