UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey Operations

This page is the starting point for all matters relating to UKIRT Sky Survey operations. It includes notes for UKIDSS observers, policy statements on the subject of data distribution, details of the scheduling and operation of UKIRT and WFCAM, etc.

UKIDSS Operations
Notes for Observers
Quick reference notes for UKIDSS observers. Here you will find details of how to arrange your trip, arrival requirements and brief notes on what to expect when operating WFCAM at the summit.

Operational Model
UKIDSS Operational model and communications paths. Interaction with PATT etc. This document will continue to develop as we gain experience with survey mode.

UKIDSS Survey Administrator Information
Descriptions of Upload process, database areas etc. For the use of UKIDSS Survey Heads and co-is.

UKIDSS Survey status

Weekly updates of UKIDSS survey progress.

Feedback Pages

Links to the top-level UKIDSS project home pages (for general feedback) and the individual upload block projects (for specifics).

WFCAM Operations General Information
WFCAM Scheduling Background

Groundrules set by the UKIRT Board for scheduling of WFCAM time.

Data Policies

Policies governing data storage, access, publication etc.