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Stacking Techniques in Wide-field Astronomy

03:00 Wed 24 Feb to 10:00 Thu 25 Feb 2010

ATNF Marsfield Lecture Theatre


Workshop on "Stacking Techniques in Wide-field Astronomy"

At the ASKAP workshops held last year, it became clear that there is wide interest in the use of stacking techniques (i.e. co-adding the signal from many weak or undetected objects to obtain a statistical detection) both as a means of detecting high-redshift HI with ASKAP and more widely in other areas of optical and radio astronomy. Stacking techniques are potentially very powerful tools for exploiting a new generation of large-area astronomical surveys, and there is much to be gained by sharing our knowledge and experience.

We plan to hold a 1.5 day workshop (starting at lunchtime on Tuesday 23 Feb) at ATNF to bring together optical and radio astronomers who are interested in using stacking techniques.

If you would like to give a talk at this meeting, please send a title and short abstract ** by 31 Jan 2010 ** to:

Elaine Sadler (
Baerbel Koribalski (

Organising Committee: Elaine Sadler (chair), Robert Braun, Brian Boyle, Andrew Hopkins, Baerbel Koribalski, Martin Meyer, and Rachel Webster

Participating Speakers:
Scott Croom
Jacinta Delhaize
Chris Hales
Andrew Hopkins
Hugo Messias
Martin Meyer
Brian Schmidt
Lister Staveley-Smith
Jeroen Stil
Stuart Wythe

Remote Speakers (tbd):
Sarah Blyth

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