Presentation on theme: "September 6, 2006NVO Summer School1 Welcome to the National Virtual Observatory Summer School Tom McGlynn NASA/GSFC T HE US N ATIONAL V IRTUAL O BSERVATORY."— Presentation transcript:
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School1 Welcome to the National Virtual Observatory Summer School Tom McGlynn NASA/GSFC T HE US N ATIONAL V IRTUAL O BSERVATORY
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School2 Outline Purpose of the NVO and Summer School How to get information Faculty and Staff Students Facilities and logistics Schedule Student exercises and projects Non-academic activities
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School3 Threads of the the VO Fabric Multiwavelength astrophysics Archival Research Survey astronomy Temporal astronomy Moores LawDigital detectorsThe InternetData Standards NGC3104
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School4 What is the Virtual Observatory All astronomy data and knowledge is available to all astronomers. Removing barriers to doing science: –Physical. Moores Law –Semantic. NVO team and IVOA partners –Cultural.
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School5 International Virtual Observatory Alliance
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School6 Purpose of the Summer School Encourage and enable science research using the Virtual Observatory Teach VO technologies Present research that uses the VO. Support student exercises and projects
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School7 Faculty and Staff Tom McGlynn, NASA GSFC Dave De Young, NOAO Mike Fitzpatrick, NOAO Matthew Graham, Caltech Gretchen Greene, STScI Bob Hanisch, STScI Brian Kent, Cornell Simon Krughoff, University of Pittsburgh Shui Kwok, Keck Observatory Chris Miller, NOAO Ray Plante, NCSA, University of Illinois Doug Tody, NRAO Roy Williams, CalTech Sarah Emery Bunn, CalTech Sadie Lingham, JHU
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School8 Students Jacob Albretsen, BYU Colin Aspin, Gemini Observatory Brian Brondel, Indiana University Douglas Burke, SAO Barbara Catinella, Arecibo Observatory Luca Cortese, Cardiff University Joseph DePasquale, CfA Walter dos Santos Jr., U.de Sao Paulo Iranderly Fernandes, Lab. Nac.de Astrofisica David Floyd, STScI Oliver Fraser, University of Washington Steven Gibson, Arecibo Observatory Norman Hill, CADC Lilit Hovhannisyan, Byurakan Observatory Amy Kimball, University of Washington Michael Koss, University of Maryland/GSFC Howard Lanning, NOAO Don Lindler, Sigma Space Corporation Kevin Lindsay, STScI Omar Lopez-Cruz, INAOE Kelly McCusker, CfA Melinda Mello, NRAO August Muench, SAO Tara Murphy, University of Sydney Nathaniel Paust, STScI Paresh Prema, IOA, Cambridge Ivanio Puerari, INAOE Jordan Raddick, Johns Hopkins University Anthony Rogers, STScI David Rosario, UVa/UC-SC/Lick Rafael Santos, INPE, Brazil Rita Sinha, IUCAA, India Petr Skoda, Astron. Inst., Czech Republic Brad Spitzbart, SAO Christopher Springob, NRL Takayuki Tamura, ISAS/JAXA Katherine Vieira Rosa, Yale University Richard Wagner, UC-San Diego Phillip Warner, NOAO
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School9 How to get and give information Summer School Web Site –http://us-vo.org/http://us-vo.org/ –Permanent record of summer school Summer School Twiki –http://chart.stsci.edu/twiki/bin/viewauth/Main/SummerSchool2006http://chart.stsci.edu/twiki/bin/viewauth/Main/SummerSchool2006 –This is active site. You can modify it. –Twiki demo. Faculty and staff Feedback sessions
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School10 Logistics Internet and electrical connectivity Meals Transport Who to see if there are problems
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School11 Schedule See http://chart.stsci.edu/twiki/bin/view/Main/NVOSummerSchool3Sched http://chart.stsci.edu/twiki/bin/view/Main/NVOSummerSchool3Sched Introduction to key underlying technologies –SQL, XML, Web Services, Languages, Grid –First two days Virtual Observatory services and protocols –Registries, Cone search, SIA, SkyNode,... –A dozen student exercises to use various elements of the VO. –Three days Student-led VO Projects –Use VO technologies for research or publication of data, develop new protocols,... –2 ½ days –Presentations at end of summer school.
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School12 Projects Scope –Do research using the VO –Build a new VO service or client –Develop new VO protocol –… Organization –Self chosen, student-led teams –All students strongly encouraged to participate –Use the Twiki! Presentations and prizes
September 6, 2006NVO Summer School13 Social Social calendar Families? Sunday activities School dinner –Monday evening: Rustique Bistro Meals in Aspen Evening get-togethers