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Approved Large and Long Programs

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The following programs have been approved by the Gemini Director for the Large and Long Programs. Details about each program can be found by following the title link to each individual program's page

Program Title Principal Investigator Start Semester End Semester Band Allocation Used
Followup of newly discovered Near-Earth objects from the NEOWISE survey (SToO) Joseph Masiero 2014B 2017A 1 28%
The GOGREEN Survey of dense galaxy environments at 1<z<1.5 Michael Balogh 2014B 2019A 1 81%
COL-OSSOS: COLours for the Outer Solar System Object Survey Wesley Fraser 2014B 2017A 1 80%
Spectroscopic Confirmation and AO imaging Follow-Up of Dark Energy Survey Strong Lensing Systems and Spectra for Photometric Redshift Calibration Elizabeth Buckley-Geer 2014B 2017A 2 49%
Rapid Spectroscopy of Elusive Transients and Young Supernovae (RToO) Mansi Kasliwal 2014B 2016A 1 66%
Where Accretion Meets Feedback: A Galaxy Redshift Survey in HST/COS Quasar Fields Jessica Werk 2014B 2015A 1 85%
Probing the dark halo of the Milky Way with GeMS/GSAOI Tobias Fritz 2014B 2019A 1 69%
A GNIRS Near-IR Spectroscopic Survey of z>5.7 Quasars Yue Shen 2015B 2017A 2 102%
Validating K2’s Habitable and Rocky Planets with AO Imaging Ian Crossfield 2015B 2017A 2 68%
Dynamical Masses of Black Holes and Neutron Stars from the Galactic Bulge Survey Robert Hynes 2016A 2017A 2 16%
The First Survey Dedicated to the Detection and Characterization of Clouds in Exoplanet Atmospheres Catherine Huitson 2015B 2017A 2 67%
Characterizing Dusty Debris in Exoplanetary Systems Christine Chen 2015B 2018A 2 72%
Scattered Light imaging of YSOs: Probing the Fundamental Stages of Planet Formation John Monnier 2017A 2019A 1 88%
DES Supernova Cosmology (SToO) Ryan Foley 2016B 2017B 2 75%
Addressing a Bias in the Relation Between Galaxies and Their Central Black Holes Jonelle Walsh 2016B 2021A 1 pending
Observational Characterization of Active Main-Belt Comets and Main-Belt Comet Nuclei Henry Hsieh 2016B 2019A 1 84%
Young Star and Protoplanetary Disk Evolution with High- Resolution IR Spectroscopy Gregory Mace 2018A 2019A 1 58%
The K2 Supernova Experiment - Campaigns 16 and 17 Peter Garnavich 2017B 2018A 1 76%
MaDCoWS: The Massive and Distant Clusters of WISE Survey Adam Stanford 2017B 2020A 2 70%
Placing High-Redshift Quasars in Perspective: a Gemini Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Survey Ohad Shemmer 2017B 2020A 2 82%
Validating TESS Exoplanet Candidates (SToO) Ian Crossfield 2018B 2020A 1 41%
Chemistry of new metal-poor stars found in the Pristine Survey Kim Venn 2018B 2021A 1 ongoing
ZF2K: The First Exploration of the K-Band Window and a Complete Census of Massive Galaxies at 4 < z < 6 Casey Papovich 2019B 2022A 1 ongoing
Observational Characterization of Recurrently Active Main-Belt Comets and Near-Earth Main-Belt Comet Candidates Henry Hsieh 2019B 2022A 1 ongoing
Monitoring Seasonal Reversal in Uranus' Upper Atmosphere Laurence Trafton 2019B 2021B 2 ongoing
Validation and Characterization of Exoplanets with Gemini HIgh-Resolution Imaging Steve Howell 2020B 2023A 1 ongoing
A High-Resolution Survey of Molecular Abundances in Transiting Exoplanet Atmospheres Megan Mansfield 2020B 2023A 1 ongoing
Exploring the Diversity of Exoplanet Atmospheres at High Spectral Resolution Jake Turner 2020B 2023A 1 ongoing
SUBARU INTENSIVE PROGRAM: g-Band Imaging for Science with Euclid and UNIONS Mike Hudson 2020B 2023A Subaru Intensive ongoing

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