Sep 23

Solar Observatory Council (SOC)

Council Charter (pdf)

The SOC provides oversight for the National Solar Observatory (NSO).

Sarbani Basu

Yale University

Doug Biesecker

National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration

Emily CoBabe-Ammann (Chair)

University of Colorado at Boulder

Geoff Crowley


Dale Gary

New Jersey Institute of Technology

James Mason (Vice-Chair)

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Sarah Matthews

University College London

Matt Mountain (ex officio)


Kathy Reeves

CFA Harvard

Alan Tokunaga

University of Hawaiʻi

Gelys Trancho

TMT International Observatory

Saku Tsuneta

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan