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Working Group on Time Domain Astronomy (WGTDA)

Tue, 2014-02-18 16:19 -- faye.peterson

History: Established at the 223rd meeting, January 2014 in Washington, in response to a recommendation from the 2012 Workshop on Developing a Plan for Preserving Astronomy’s Archival Records sponsored by the Working Group on the Preservation of Astronomical Heritage. That Workshop identified a growing need for coordination and cooperation in the rapidly developing field of time-domain astronomy (TDA).





Working Group on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics (WGAA)

Mon, 2012-11-19 11:19 -- faye.peterson

History: The WG was established at the 220th Meeting, June 2012 in Anchorage in response to a White Paper report submitted to the Astro2010 Decadal Survey.

Members: Any AAS member with an interest in these fields is invited to join.

Steering Committee: ~10 members including the chair; initially appointed by Council and in successive terms, nominated by the Working Group and confirmed by the AAS Council

Advancing Science, Acknowledging Service, Recognizing Research

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