Exploiting VST ATLAS
... and its sister surveys

A workshop at Durham University
14-16 April 2014


Downloadable version: Programme (7th April 2014)

All talks will take place in room OC218 in the Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics, Durham University.
Monday 14th April

10.30 Coffee
11.00 Welcome

11.05-11.30 M Capaccioli: The VLT Survey Telescope (pdf)
11.30-11.55 M Petr-Gotzens: ESO science operations at the VST - a status update (pdf)
11.55-12.20 T Shanks: VST ATLAS: Overview and Status (pdf)
12.20-12.45 MJ Irwin: CASU Data Reduction (pdf)
12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Buffet Lunch

VST and VST ATLAS (contd)
14.00-14.25 RG Mann: Publishing ATLAS data through the OSA (pdf)
14.25-14.50 N Metcalfe: VST ATLAS Data Quality (pdf)

ATLAS projects (Extragalactic + Cosmology)
14.50-15.15 PL Schechter: Search for multiply imaged quasars (pdf)
15.15-15.40 B Chehade: Z survey of 10000 quasars via ATLAS+WISE+2dF (pdf)
15.40-16.05 G Worseck: New UV-bright Quasars for Helium Reionisation Studies(pdf)
16.05-16.35 Tea
16.35-17.00 M Fumagalli: ATLAS search for Lyman Limit Systems in quasar pairs (pdf)
17.00-17.25 JR Findlay: A Global Calibration of ATLAS (pdf)
17.25-17.30 Discussion

Tuesday 15th April

ATLAS projects (Extragalactic + Cosmology contd)
09.30-09.55 M Gunawardhana: The SAMI Galaxy Survey (pdf)
09.55-10.20 L Wang: A cross-correlation analysis between QSOs and the CIB.
10.20-10.45 J Loveday: GAMA: galaxy luminosity, size and surface brightness distributions (pdf)
10.45-11.10 D Klaes: ATLAS work underway in Bonn (pdf)
11.10-11.40 Coffee
11.40-12.05 M Dall'Ora: VST Science in Naples (pdf)
12.05-12.30 K Kuijken: VST Kilo-Degree Survey (pdf)
12.30-12.55 PL Schechter: Aberrations produced by telescopes and by galaxies (pdf)
12.55-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.25 Y Cai: Cosmic Voids as Probes for Cosmology (pdf)
14.25-14.50 O Turner: Photo-z for VST ATLAS using random forest regression (pdf)

ATLAS projects (Galactic + Cosmology!)
14.50-15.15 S Koposov: ATLAS searches for MW satellite galaxies and stellar streams
15.15-15.40 JJ Hermes: Digging in the stellar graveyard with VST ATLAS

ATLAS Sister Surveys
15.40-16.05 RG McMahon: VISTA Hemisphere Survey
16.05-16.35 Tea
16.35-17.00 AC Edge: VIKING Survey
17.00-17.25 DJ Farrow: Pan-STARRS1: Current Status and Early Large-Scale Structure results (pdf)
17.25-17.30 Discussion

19.30 Workshop Dinner, Lakeside Room, Van Mildert College

Wednesday 16th April

ATLAS Sister Surveys (contd)
09.30-09.55 O Lahav: Dark Energy Survey - BAO, Lensing + Cosmology
09.55-10.20 RC Nichol: Dark Energy Survey - Supernovae
10.20-10.45 A Merloni: e-Rosita (pdf)
10.45-11.10 R de Jong: 4MOST (pdf)
11.10-11.40 Coffee
11.40-12.05 P Norberg: 4MOST+WAVES (pdf)
12.05-12.15 M Capaccioli: VEGAS survey (pdf)
12.15-13.00 Discussion: Future VST+VISTA and other imaging surveys

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14:45 Discussion contd.: Future VST+VISTA and other imaging surveys
14.45-15.30 Breakout groups
15.30 End of Workshop/Coffee

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