UK Involvement in LSST: Phase B (Southampton component)

Lead Research Organisation: University of Southampton
Department Name: School of Physics and Astronomy


See summary section linked to grant V2809302:

Lead document with Professor RG Mann
Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Department: Sch of Physics and Astronomy

Funding for this work package of the original grant was awarded to Dr. Banerji while she was at the University of Cambridge. A new submission is being made from the University of Southampton so part of the already awarded grant funding can be transferred between the research institutes.


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Title Adaptation of Rubin software stack to process VISTA pixel data 
Description We are adapting the LSST Rubin software stack to process pixel data generated by other astronomical surveys e.g. the ESO VISTA Public Surveys 
Type Of Material Computer model/algorithm 
Year Produced 2021 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact The algorithm makes the Rubin software stack more flexible and enables it to jointly process astronomical imaging data collected using different cameras and telescopes. 
Description LSST 
Organisation LSST Corporation
Country United States 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution I have recently joined the LSST project through the Galaxies and Dark Energy Science Collaborations. I am also a member of the Science Working Group for LSST:UK, within which I am the Infrared Liaison and I co-ordinate multi-wavelength data fusion efforts.
Collaborator Contribution In collaboration with other members of LSST, we are putting together a Scientific Roadmap for LSST Galaxies science.
Impact Scientific Roadmap for LSST Galaxies science in preparation.
Start Year 2016