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The NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) as a resource in supporting observatory operations

Berriman, G. Bruce (2008) The NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) as a resource in supporting observatory operations. In: Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II. Proceedings of SPIE. No.7016. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 701618. ISBN 9780819472267.

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IRSA's scaleable and extensible architecture is inherited by new missions and data providers, and thus offers substantial cost savings to missions. It has built archives for the W.M. Keck Observatory & the Spitzer Space Telescope Legacy teams, among others. It provided archiving and databases support for 2MASS, when active, and will provide corresponding support for the forthcoming WISE mission. IRSA acts as a resource to projects and missions by advising on product design and providing tools for validating data products.

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Additional Information:© 2008 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). I wish to thank Dr. Rachel Akeson, Dr. Roc Cutri, Dr. Dawn Gelino , and Dr. Mark Lacy for discussions, and the members of the IRSA team for their dedicated work: A. Alexov, N. -M. Chiu, J. Good, J. D. Kirkpatrick, M. Kong, A. Laity, D. McElroy, S. Monkewitz, A. Zhang. IRSA is supported by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Subject Keywords:Archives, infrared astronomy, data products, ground-based observatories, space missions
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Official Citation:G. Bruce Berriman, "The NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) as a resource in supporting observatory operations", Proc. SPIE 7016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, 701618 (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788635;
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