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School on Dark Energy and Galaxy Redshift Surveys
September 12 - 20, 2014
Coorganized and Supported by: Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Utah and Instituto de Fisica Teorica UAM/CSIC
  MultiDark, IFT-Severo Ochoa 
Organizing Committee:
A. Bolton, A. Kehagias, F. Prada
School Lecturers
S. Bailey (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)
F. Beutler (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)
A. Bolton (University of Utah)
C.-H. Chuang (Inst. de Física Teórica IFT-UAM/CSIC)
F. Kitaura (Leibniz-Inst. für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP))
A. Klypin (New Mexico State U.)
J.-P. Kneib (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
C. Maraston (U. of Portsmouth)
J. Newman (U. of Pittsburgh)
F. Prada (Inst. de Física Teórica IFT-UAM/CSIC)
A. Sanchez (Max Planck Inst. for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE))
J. Tinker (New York U.)
R. Tojeiro (U. of St. Andrews)
G. Yepes (U. Autónoma de Madrid)
School Tutors
J. Brownstein (U. of Utah)
G. Favole (Inst. de Física Teórica IFT-UAM/CSIC)
S. Rodríguez (Inst. de Física Teórica IFT-UAM/CSIC)
J. Comparat (Inst. de Física Teórica IFT-UAM/CSIC)
School Topics: Introduction & Overview of past, present and future galaxy redshift surveys, Telescopes, instruments, and survey operations, Galaxy astrophysics and stellar populations, Survey target selection and geometric masks, Spectroscopic data reduction and analysis, data archives, Large-scale structure catalog creation (including systematics), Introduction to the theory of cosmological density fields, N-body simulations and galaxy mock catalogs, Correlation functions and power spectra, Cosmological parameter analysis, Presentations by Students at the end of the School.
Registered Participants: TBA
Program September 12: Arrival/Registration day, September 13: First day of scientific events, September 20: Departure date.
Detailed programme: download here.
Meeting Location Mon-Repos, Corfu, Greece (map - zoom out to see larger area)
Registration Please register asap using the registration form. Once we receive your registration, we’ll contact you in order to provide us with some information regarding your experience and skills and to confirm your acceptance in the School.
Registration Fee There is a fee of 150 euros, to be paid in cash upon arrival in Corfu. The fee is waived if the lowcost package is chosen.