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Information & on-line data in astronomy

Author: Daniel Egret; Miguel A Albrecht
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995
Series: Astrophysics and space science library, 203
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Storing, managing and giving access to data collected by astronomical observatories is a challenge of modern astronomy. This book presents a selection of databases, archives, data centres and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Egret; Miguel A Albrecht
ISBN: 0792336593 9780792336594
OCLC Number: 488967716
Description: xi, 291 s
Contents: 1. Facets and Challenges of the Information Technology Evolution; A. Heck. 2. The Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory Archive; P. Barrett. 3. Data from the X-Ray Observatory ROSAT; H.U. Zimmermann, et al. 4. The Einstein On-Line Service; D.E. Harris, C.S. Grant. 5. The EUVE Archive; Centre for Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics. 6. The IUE Archives; M. Barylak, et al. 7. Building the Archive Facility of the ESO Very Large Telescope; M.A. Albrecht, et al. 8. Deep Near Infra-red Survey of the Southern Sky (DENIS); E. Deul, et al. 9. Data from the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE); D. Leisawitz, J.C. Mather. 10. The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database; G. Helou, et al. 11. LEDA: The Lyon-Meudon Extragalactic Database; G. Paturel, et al. 12. The Database for Galactic Open Clusters (BDA); J.-C. Mermilliod. 13. The HEASARC Facility; The HEASARC Team. 14. IPAC Datasets and On-Line Services; R. Ebert, et al. 15. The Archives of the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre; D.R. Crabtree, et al. 16. A Global Perspective on Astronomical Data and Information: The Strasbourg Astronomical Data Centre (CDS); D. Egret, et al. 17. Data Holdings in the ADS; S.S. Murray, et al. 18. The European Space Information System (ESIS); P. Giommi, S.G. Ansari. 19. The Stars Family: An Example of Comprehensive Yellow-Page Services; A. Heck. 20. Library Information Services; U. Michold, et al. 21. How to Make your Information Available on the Network; M.A. Albrecht, D. Egret. 22. Computer Networking in Astronomy; F. Murtagh. 23. Data Storage Technology for Astronomy; B. Pirenne, D. Durand. 24. NED and SIMBAD Conventions for Bibliographic Reference Coding; M. Schmitz, et al.
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science library, 203
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Egret and Miguel A. Albrecht


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