ISO Status Report - October 2003
13 October 2003 10:44The ISO Data Centre Active Archive Phase activities continue to run smoothly. On 24 July, a new version of the ISO Data Archive (IDA V.6) was released. This release was devoted to upgrading functionality associated with, and visibility of, the Highly Processed Data Products (HPDP) - data reduced systematically "by hand". Catalogues and atlases can now be easily ingested and queried. Projects focussed on reducing data from selected observing modes are underway. The goal is to acquire HPDP for some 30% of the scientific contents of the ISO archive during the Active Archive Phase.
Proceedings of two conferences organised by the ISO Data Centre have been issued: Exploiting the ISO Data Archive (SP-511) and the Calibration Legacy of ISO (SP-481).
An ESA press release was issued on the occasion of ISO passing the milestone of 1000 refereed papers published. The overall publication rate continues to be good, with ISO papers covering all areas of astronomy. Recent results include: