Program


PhD in Remote Sensing

Advisors


Martin Aubé, Norman T. O’Neill

Field of research


Light pollution modelling

Design of an optimized model of the propagation of artificial light in the night environment based on spaceborne observations.

Publications


Articles:

M. Aubé, A. Simoneau, R. Wainscoat, and L. Nelson, “Modelling the effects of phosphor converted LED lighting to the night sky of the Haleakala Observatory, Hawaii”, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomy Society 478, 1776-1783 (2018).

M. Aubé and A. Simoneau, “New features to the night sky radiance model Illumina: Hyperspectral support, improved obstacles and cloud reflection”, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 211, 25-34 (2018).

J. Petrzala, M. Kocifaj, L. Kòmar, and A. Simoneau, “Submicrometer-sized nonspherical particle separation by laser beam”, Applied Optics 56, 8081-8086 (2017).

R. Côté and A. M. Simoneau, “Resistively detected NMR spectra of the crysral states of the two-dimentional electron gas in a quantizing magnetic field”, Physical Review B 93, 075305 (2016).

Presentations and posters:

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, “Hyperspectral study of the impact of private lighting on skyglow at the Asiago Observatory, Italy”, Présentation par affichage à Artificial Light At Night (ALAN), Salt Lake City, États-Unis, 2018.

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, “Call for features: New light pollution model”, Présentation par affichage à Artificial Light At Night (ALAN), Salt Lake City, États-Unis, 2018.

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, “Modeling the Oukaimeden Observatory night sky with the Illumina radiative transfer model”, Présentation orale au International interdisciplinary workshop on light pollution, Marrakeck, Maroc, 2018.

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, and R. Wainscoat, “Modeling the effects of LED lighting to the night sky of the Haleakala Observatory”, Présentation orale à la rencontre annuelle du Centre de Recherche en Astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ), Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Canada, 2018.

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, and R. Wainscoat, “Impacts of a steetlight’s conversion to LEDs on sky radiance in Hawaii”, Présentation orale à Light Pollution: Theory, Modelling and Measurements (LPTMM), Cellers, Spain, 2017.

M. Aubé, C. Kyba, A. Simoneau and P. Peters, “Hyperspectral capabilities of the Illumina model and its applications to the My Simulated Sky at Night project”, Présentation orale à Light Pollution: Theory, Modelling and Measurements (LPTMM), Cellers, Spain, 2017.

A. Simoneau, “Pollution lumineuse : Danger insoupçonné”, Présentation orale devant public au 33e Festival d’Astronomie Polulaire du Mont-Mégantic, ASTROLab du Mont Mégantic, Canada, 2016.

A. Simoneau, M. Aubé, and R. Wainscoat, “Potential impact of a transition to white LED on the sky of Hawaii”, Présentation par affichage à Artificial Light At Night (ALAN), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2016.

Contact


alexandre.simoneau@usherbrooke.ca