Galaxies | Free Full-Text | Long-Term Multi-Band and Polarimetric View of Mkn 421: Motivations for an Integrated Open-Data Platform for Blazar Optical Polarimetry

lkfitz's bookmarks 2017-12-01

Summary:

"For this reason, we present also the project to create an open-access database for optical polarimetry, aiming to circumvent the issues raised above, by integrating long-term optical polarisation information on a number sources from several observatories and data providers in a consistent way. The platform, to be launched by the end of 2017 is built as part of the Brazilian Science Data Center (BSDC), a project hosted at CBPF, in Rio de Janeiro, and developed with the support of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and ICRANet. The BSDC is Virtual Observatory-compliant and is built in line with “Open Universe”, a global space science open-data initiative to be launched in November under the auspices of the United Nations."

Link:

http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4434/5/4/90

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Tags:

oa.new oa.data oa.infrastructure oa.open_science oa.software oa.brazil

Date tagged:

12/01/2017, 13:11

Date published:

12/01/2017, 08:11