Title: The Dynamic Interstellar Medium: A Celebration of the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey
Volume: 438 Year: 2011 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: R. Kothes, T. L. Landecker, and A. G. Willis
Energy and mass interchanges in the interstellar medium (ISM) of our Galaxy drive and are driven by the life-cycles of stars. From stellar point-like injection to global input from spiral density waves, the range of scales relevant to ISM phenomena is vast. Understanding this Galactic Ecosystem requires observations of the different phases of the ISM over very large angular scales. The Canadian Galactic Plane Survey (CGPS) is a project to combine radio, millimeter, and infrared surveys of the Galactic plane to provide arcminute-scale images of all major components of the interstellar medium over a large portion of the Galactic disk.

In June 2009, the CGPS team invited astronomers from all over the world to participate in a conference to celebrate the success of this paradigm-breaking survey of the Milky Way and its impact on ISM research over the past decade. The CGPS project has demonstrated the central role that surveys can play in advancing astrophysical research.

As we stand poised to make use of a new generation of telescopes designed primarily as survey instruments, it is time to assess the state of the field. The program for this conference was designed to bring together scientists
working on the ISM of the Milky Way and nearby galaxies to discuss recent advances in both observations and theoretical understanding of all the major constituents of the ISM. The conference covered (i) Galactic Structure
and Dynamics, (ii) Dust and Molecular Clouds, (iii) the Neutral ISM, (iv) the Ionized ISM, (v) the Magneto-Ionic Medium, (vi) Massive Stars
and the ISM, and (vii) New Observational Advances and Future Prospects.
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Front Matter   
Volume Cover Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Willis, A. G.
Front Matter 1 Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Willis, A. G.
Conference Photos 2 Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Willis, A. G.
Session I. Galactic Structure and Dynamics   
Structure and Dynamics in Nearby Galaxies from THINGS 3 Thornley, M. D.; Leroy, A. K.; Schruba, A.; Bagetakos, I.; Portas, A.; Usero, A.; Bigiel, F.; Foyle, K.
Structure and Dynamics of the Milky Way: The Evolving Picture 16 Foster, T.; Cooper, B.
Errors in Rotation Curves and Kinematic Distances 31 Gómez, G. C.
Studying Galactic Structure Through Regions of High-Mass Star Formation 38 Green, J. A.
The Dynamical Role of Cosmic Rays in Galactic Winds 45 Everett, J.; Zweibel, E.; Hu, K.
Session II. Dust and Molecular Clouds   
Interstellar Dust 55 Compiégne, M.
Dust in Wind-Blown Bubbles 69 Everett, J.; Churchwell, E.
The BGPS Distance Omnibus Project 76 Rosolowsky, E.; Ginsburg, A.; Ellsworth-Bowers, T.
Molecular Cloud Evolution 83 Vázquez-Semadeni, E.
Molecular Cloud Determination in the Northern Galactic Plane 98 Mottram, J. C.; Brunt, C. M.
A Cometary Molecular and Atomic Cloud in the Cepheus Star Forming Region 105 Kerton, C. R.
Session III. The Neutral ISM   
Cold Atomic Gas in the CGPS and Beyond 111 Gibson, S. J.
Galactic Small Scale Structure Revealed by the GALFA-H I Survey 126 Begum, A.; Stanimirović, S.; Peek, J. E. G.; Ballering, N.; Heiles, C.; Douglas, K. A.; Putman, M.; Gibson, S. J.; Grcevich, J.; Korpela, E. J.; Lee, M.; Saul, D.; Gallagher, J.
H I Structure in the Milky Way: From Large to Small 133 McClure-Griffiths, N. M.
Density and Velocity Power Spectra in Turbulent Thermally Bi-stable Flows 145 Gazol, A.; Kim, J.
A Synthetic 21 cm Galactic Plane Survey of a Simulated Spiral Galaxy 149 Douglas, K. A.; Acreman, D. M.; Dobbs, C. L.; Brunt, C. M.
Targeted Deep Surveys of High Galactic Latitude H I with the GBT 156 Blagrave, K.; Lockman, F. J.; Martin, P.G.
The Distribution of Disk-Halo H I Clouds in the Inner Milky Way 163 Ford, H. A.; Lockman, F. J.; McClure-Griffiths, N. M.
Absorption and Emission Line Studies of Gas in the Milky Way Halo 170 Bekhti, N. B.; Richter, P.; Winkel, B.; Kerp, J.; Kalberla, P. M. W.; Klein, U.; Murphy, M. T.
Session IV. The Ionized ISM   
The Distribution of Warm Ionized Medium in Galaxies 179 Haffner, L. M.
The Role of Turbulence in the Warm Ionized Medium 190 Hill, A. S.; Wood, K.; Haffner, L. M.
Session V. The Magneto-Ionic Medium   
Magnetic Fields in Nearby Galaxies 197 Fletcher, A.
Properties of Polarized Radio Emission from Spiral Galaxies 211 Geisbuesch, J.
The Magnetic Field of the Milky Way Galaxy 216 Brown, J. C.
Constraints on the Galactic Magnetic Field from the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey 229 Rae, K. M.; Brown, J. C.
Modeling the Galactic Magnetic Field Using Rotation Measure Observations in the Galactic Disk from the CGPS, SGPS, and the VLA 236 Van Eck, C. L.; Brown, J. C.
The Interstellar Magnetic Field Near the Galactic Center 243 Ferrière, K.
The Magneto-Ionic Medium in the Milky Way 249 Haverkorn, M.
Polarimetry of Extended Galactic Radio Emission—Revealing Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium 261 Landecker, T. L.
The Polarization Signatures of Old Planetary Nebulae in the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey 268 Ransom, R. R.; Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Wolleben, a. M.
Galactic Foregrounds and CMB Polarization 276 Carretti, E.
Canadian Galactic Plane Survey Compact Source Catalogue 288 Sunstrum, C.; R.Taylor, A.; Tian, W.; Leahy, D.; Kothes, R.
Applying Bayesian Analysis to Radio Polarization Data 292 Geisbuesch, J.; Alexander, P.
Rotation Measures from Two Data Points - the NVSS Rotation Measure Catalogue 296 Sunstrum, C.; Taylor, A. R.; Stil, J.
Measuring the Diffuse Polarized Foreground of the ELAIS-N1 Deep Field 303 Baran, A.; Fiege, J.; Taylor, A. R.; Foster, T.; Landecker, T. L.
Session VI. Massive Stars and the ISM   
The Evolution of the Large-Scale ISM: Bubbles, Superbubbles and Non-Equilibrium Ionization 313 de Avillez, M. A.; Breitschwerdt, D.
A CGPS View of the ISM Towards HD 192281 328 Arnal, M.; Cichowolski, S.; Testori, J. C.; Pineault, S.; Cappa, C.
The Interstellar Medium Around 41 New Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Inner Galaxy 335 Pineault, S.; Gonzalez Moreno, J. A.
The Origin of Excess X-Ray Emission in Two LMC Superbubbles 342 Jaskot, A. E.; Strickland, D. K.; Oey, M. S.; Chu, Y.-H.
On the Distance and Age of the Pulsar Wind Nebula 3C 58 347 Kothes, R.
Modeling Supernova Remnants Using Radio and X-ray Data 354 West, J. L.; Safi-Harb, S.; Foster, T.
Radio and X-ray Observations of Five TeV Supernova Remnants 361 Tian, W.; Leahy, D.
Distances to Supernova Remnants from H I Absorption Spectra 365 Leahy, D.; Tian, W.
H I Shells at Forbidden Velocities 372 Kang, J.; Koo, B.-C.; Salter, C.
Session VII. New Observational Advances and Future Prospects   
The Effelsberg–Bonn H I Survey: Milky Way Data 381 Winkel, B.; Kerp, J.; Kalberla, P. M. W.; Ben Bekhti, N.
Early Results from the Wisconsin H-Alpha Mapper Southern Sky Survey 388 Haffner, L. M.; Reynolds, R. J.; Madsen, G. J.; Hill, A. S.; Barger, K. A.; Jaehnig, K. P.; Mierkiewicz, E. J.; Percival, J. W.; Chopra, N.
The GALFA-H I Survey 393 Peek, J. E. G.; Begum, A.; Douglas, K. A.; Gibson, S. J.; Grcevich, J.; Heiles, C.; Korpela, E. J.; Lee, M.; Putman, M.; Saul, D. R.; Stanimirović, S.
GALFACTS: The G-ALFA Continuum Transit Survey 402 Taylor, A. R.; Salter, C. J.
Virtual Observatory Interfaces to CADC Data 409 Redman, R. O.
The DRAO Synthesis Telescope in the post-CGPS Era 415 Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Gray, A. D.
The Expanded Very Large Array 421 Dougherty, S. M.; Perley, R. A.
GASKAP – A Galactic Spectral Line Survey with the Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder 428 Dickey, J. M.; Gibson, S. J.; Gomez, J. F.; Imai, H.; Jones, P. A.; McClure-Griffiths, N. M.; Stanimirović, S.; van Loon, J. T.
Focal Plane Array Systems - the Future of Radio Astronomy 435 Willis, A. G.; Veidt, B.; Gray, A. D.
Back Matter   
Author Index 443 Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Willis, A. G.
Back Matter 445 Kothes, R.; Landecker, T. L.; Willis, A. G.