Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University/Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to collaboratively provide Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS)

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Following a two-stage tender process, Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL) has signed contracts with Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University/Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to collaboratively provide Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS). The ADACS scope of services for 2017 is intended to include:

(1) Astronomy-focused expert training and support in software development, data management, HPC and advanced data analysis, in order to optimise the usage of, and increase value from, existing research infrastructure.

(2) Creating and/or enhancing astronomy data portals, including All-Sky Virtual Observatory (ASVO), to facilitate the management, sharing and reuse of data.

(3) Collaboration with national eResearch providers to help coordinate and maximise the computing and storage resources available to astronomers.
Further details can be found here


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