TSE 2017is the unique phenomenon in USA since 1918. This is the first coast to coast Total Solar Eclipse which covers different cities in its path such as Salem OR, Ontario OR, Rexburge ID, Grand Teton NP, Jackson Hole, Casper, North Platte, and Lincolne (barely!), Leavenworth, and etc. To find more information, you can check this website: http://www.eclipse2017.org.
Regarding to this issue, Mr. Djodeiri Khodashenas, Director manager of Sayeh Research Institute have a plan to join the Prof. Pasachoff's research team in Salem Oregon which is the first place on the path to observe The TSE 2017. He also aim to collect Solar Image Data using H-alpha Filter and Solar Radio Data using the VLF antenna during the eclipse.
Finally, it should not be left unmentioned that this is the best opportunity for all researchers and shadow chasers to collect solar data, making documentary films, and etc.
you can check out this great dynamic Google map of the path!
The path of Totality