Michael Line

Asst Professor

  • 2486 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
20062023
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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 2486 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 72 Article
2015
28 Citations (Scopus)

UNIFORM ATMOSPHERIC RETRIEVAL ANALYSIS of ULTRACOOL DWARFS. I. CHARACTERIZING BENCHMARKS, Gl 570D and HD 3651B

Line, M., Teske, J., Burningham, B., Fortney, J. J. & Marley, M. S., Jul 10 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 807, 2, 183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retrieval
metallicity
oxygen
carbon
thermal structure
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

A data-driven approach for retrieving temperatures and abundances in brown dwarf atmospheres

Line, M., Fortney, J. J., Marley, M. S. & Sorahana, S., Sep 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 793, 1, 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retrieval
atmospheres
atmosphere
temperature profiles
temperature
125 Citations (Scopus)

A precise water abundance measurement for the hot jupiter WASP-43b

Kreidberg, L., Bean, J. L., Désert, J. M., Line, M., Fortney, J. J., Madhusudhan, N., Stevenson, K. B., Showman, A. P., Charbonneau, D., McCullough, P. R., Seager, S., Burrows, A., Henry, G. W., Williamson, M., Kataria, T. & Homeier, D., Oct 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 793, 2, L27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jupiter (planet)
Jupiter
planets
planet
water
91 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic retrieval analysis of secondary eclipse spectra. II. A uniform analysis of nine planets and their C to O ratios

Line, M., Knutson, H., Wolf, A. S. & Yung, Y. L., Mar 10 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 783, 2, 70.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eclipses
retrieval
planets
planet
temperature
26 Citations (Scopus)

Mid-infrared spectroscopy of Uranus from the Spitzer infrared spectrometer: 2. Determination of the mean composition of the upper troposphere and stratosphere

Orton, G. S., Moses, J. I., Fletcher, L. N., Mainzer, A. K., Hines, D., Hammel, H. B., Martin-Torres, J., Burgdorf, M., Merlet, C. & Line, M., Nov 5 2014, In : Icarus. 243, p. 471-493 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranus (planet)
Uranus
infrared spectrometers
stratosphere
troposphere
26 Citations (Scopus)

Mid-infrared spectroscopy of Uranus from the Spitzer Infrared Spectrometer: 1. Determination of the mean temperature structure of the upper troposphere and stratosphere

Orton, G. S., Fletcher, L. N., Moses, J. I., Mainzer, A. K., Hines, D., Hammel, H. B., Martin-Torres, F. J., Burgdorf, M., Merlet, C. & Line, M., Nov 5 2014, In : Icarus. 243, p. 494-513 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranus (planet)
Uranus
infrared spectrometers
stratosphere
troposphere
55 Citations (Scopus)

New analysis indicates no thermal inversion in the atmosphere of HD 209458b

Diamond-Lowe, H., Stevenson, K. B., Bean, J. L., Line, M. & Fortney, J. J., Nov 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 796, 1, 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eclipses
data reduction
extrasolar planets
inversions
atmospheres
30 Citations (Scopus)

On the detection of molecules in the atmosphere of HD 189733b using HST nicmos transmission spectroscopy

Swain, M. R., Line, M. & Deroo, P., Apr 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 784, 2, 133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spectroscopy
atmospheres
atmosphere
extrasolar planets
retrieval
108 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal structure of an exoplanet atmosphere from phase-resolved emission spectroscopy

Stevenson, K. B., Désert, J. M., Line, M., Bean, J. L., Fortney, J. J., Showman, A. P., Kataria, T., Kreidberg, L., McCullough, P. R., Henry, G. W., Charbonneau, D., Burrows, A., Seager, S., Madhusudhan, N., Williamson, M. H. & Homeier, D., Nov 14 2014, In : Science. 346, 6211, p. 838-841 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planets
Atmosphere
Spectrum Analysis
Hot Temperature
Telescopes
2013
47 Citations (Scopus)

A near-infrared transmission spectrum for the warm saturn HAT-P-12b

Line, M., Knutson, H., Deming, D., Wilkins, A. & Desert, J. M., Dec 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 778, 2, 183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saturn
planets
near infrared
hydrogen clouds
cameras
98 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic retrieval analysis of secondary eclipse spectra. I. A comparison of atmospheric retrieval techniques

Line, M., Wolf, A. S., Zhang, X., Knutson, H., Kammer, J. A., Ellison, E., Deroo, P., Crisp, D. & Yung, Y. L., Oct 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 775, 2, 137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eclipses
extrasolar planets
retrieval
solar system
atmospheres
27 Citations (Scopus)
planetary atmosphere
planetary atmospheres
eclipses
disequilibrium
retrieval
88 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional diversity in the atmospheres of hot neptunes, with application to GJ 436b

Moses, J. I., Line, M., Visscher, C., Richardson, M. R., Nettelmann, N., Fortney, J. J., Barman, T. S., Stevenson, K. B. & Madhusudhan, N., Nov 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 777, 1, 34.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neptune (planet)
Neptune
atmospheres
atmosphere
metallicity
212 Citations (Scopus)

Infrared transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanets HD 209458b and XO-1b using the wide field camera-3 on the hubble space telescope

Deming, D., Wilkins, A., McCullough, P., Burrows, A., Fortney, J. J., Agol, E., Dobbs-Dixon, I., Madhusudhan, N., Crouzet, N., Desert, J. M., Gilliland, R. L., Haynes, K., Knutson, H. A., Line, M., Magic, Z., Mandell, A. M., Ranjan, S., Charbonneau, D., Clampin, M., Seager, S. & 1 others, Showman, A. P., Sep 10 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 774, 2, 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

extrasolar planets
Hubble Space Telescope
spectroscopy
cameras
opacity
64 Citations (Scopus)

Probing the extreme planetary atmosphere of WASP-12b

Swain, M., Deroo, P., Tinetti, G., Hollis, M., Tessenyi, M., Line, M., Kawahara, H., Fujii, Y., Showman, A. P. & Yurchenko, S. N., Jul 2013, In : Icarus. 225, 1, p. 432-445 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planetary atmosphere
planetary atmospheres
near infrared
emission spectra
calibration
2012
78 Citations (Scopus)

Information content of exoplanetary transit spectra: An initial look

Line, M., Zhang, X., Vasisht, G., Natraj, V., Chen, P. & Yung, Y. L., Apr 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal. 749, 1, 93.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transit
signal-to-noise ratio
retrieval
near infrared
signal to noise ratios
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sodium atoms in the lunar exotail: Observed velocity and spatial distributions

Line, M., Mierkiewicz, E. J., Oliversen, R. J., Wilson, J. K., Haffner, L. M. & Roesler, F. L., Jun 2012, In : Icarus. 219, 2, p. 609-617 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spatial distribution
velocity distribution
sodium
atoms
ecliptic
2011
63 Citations (Scopus)

Thermochemical and photochemical kinetics in cooler hydrogen-dominated extrasolar planets: A methane-poor GJ436b?

Line, M., Vasisht, G., Chen, P., Angerhausen, D. & Yung, Y. L., Sep 1 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 738, 1, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

extrasolar planets
coolers
methane
planet
hydrogen
2010
70 Citations (Scopus)

High-temperature photochemistry in the atmosphere of HD 189733b

Line, M., Liang, M. C. & Yung, Y. L., 2010, In : Astrophysical Journal. 717, 1, p. 496-502 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photochemistry
photochemical reactions
atmospheres
atmosphere
chemistry
2008
22 Citations (Scopus)

First Spitzer observations of Neptune: Detection of new hydrocarbons

Meadows, V. S., Orton, G., Line, M., Liang, M. C., Yung, Y. L., Van Cleve, J. & Burgdorf, M. J., Oct 2008, In : Icarus. 197, 2, p. 585-589 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neptune (planet)
Neptune
hydrocarbons
hydrocarbon
Space Infrared Telescope Facility
2006
8 Citations (Scopus)

Radial velocity observations of the extended lunar sodium tail

Mierkiewicz, E. J., Line, M., Roesler, F. L. & Oliversen, R. J., Oct 28 2006, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 20, L20106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radial velocity
sodium
moon
Moon
Fabry-Perot spectrometers

Radial velocity observations of the extended lunar sodium tail

Mierkiewicz, E. J., Line, M., Roesler, F. L. & Oliversen, R. J., Oct 28 2006, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 20, L20106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radial velocity
sodium
moon
Moon
Fabry-Perot spectrometers