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    Extragalactic surveys with LOFAR
    from 6 Mar 2007 through 8 Mar 2007

 
Workshop at the Lorentz Centre: Extragalactic surveys with LOFAR

Workshop at the Lorentz Centre: Extragalactic surveys with LOFAR

 

Day 1 : March 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martje Kruk

Introduction

10

10:00

Chair

 

Huub Rottgering

Aims of the workshop

10

10:10

Raffaella Morganti

 

 

 

 

 

 

The LOFAR telescope

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corina Vogt

The LOFAR facility

25

10:20

 

 

Rainer Beck

Status of LOFAR in Germany

15

10:45

 

 

Steve Rawlings/Matt Jarvis

Status of LOFAR in UK

15

11:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee

20

11:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald Nijboer

LOFAR Calibration + CS1 Results

20

11:35

 

 

Huib Intema

LOFAR ionospheric Calibration

20

11:55

 

 

Niruj Mohan

LOFAR source finding and characterization

15

12:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch

60

12:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science with LOFAR surveys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huub Rottgering

Current survey plans and main goals

30

13:30

 

 

Heino Falcke

Searching for z>10 radio galaxies

20

14:00

 

 

Marcus Brueggen

Diffuse emission associated with clusters:

20

14:20

 

 

Michael Wise

Radio Tracers of AGN Feedback in Clusters

20

14:40

 

 

 

Tea

30

15:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainer Beck

Nearby galaxies and magnetic fields

20

15:30

 

 

Frank Israel

Nearby galaxies and the warm ism

20

15:50

 

 

Marijn Franx

Distant ''normal'' galaxies

20

16:10

 

 

Paul van der Werf

Luminous starbursts at high z

20

16:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All + Leiden Observatory

Wine and Cheese party

90

16:50

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: March 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George Miley

Distant radio galaxies as probes of

20

9:30

Chair

 

 

massive galaxies in forming clusters

 

 

Ignas Snellen

Philip Best

Evolution of radio activity

20

9:50

 

 

Cyril Tasse

Radio sources and large scale structure

15

10:10

 

 

Richard Strom

Giant radio galaxies

15

10:25

 

 

Ignas Snellen

Peaked radio sources

15

10:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee

30

10:55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Konrad Kuijken

Lensing

20

11:25

 

 

Jacco Vink

SN remnants and other galactic objects

20

11:45

 

 

Rainer Beck

Galactic RM  surveys

15

12:05

 

 

All

Discussion 1: Organization

20

12:20

Chairs

 

 

and refining science case

 

 

Peter Barthel

 

 

 

 

Huub Rottgering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch

50

12:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Input to design of LOFAR surveys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Condon

Lessons from previous surveys

30

13:30

Chair

 

Mike Garrett

Wide Field VLBI

15

14:00

George Miley

Tom Oosterloo

Synergies with WSRT's Apertif

15

14:15

 

 

Ben Stappers

Transient surveys with LOFAR

15

14:30

 

 

Richard Schilizzi

Relevance of LOFAR surveys to SKA

15

14:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tea

30

15:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Groups

Discussion

30

15:30

Chairs

 

Optional: Colloquium in the de Sitter auditorium

60

16:00

Peter Barthel

Amina Helmi

Cosmology with the Galaxy

 

 

Huub Rottgering

All

Reports from Groups and discussion

60

17:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All 

Workshop dinner in restaurant 'Malle Jan'

 

19:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3: March 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Barthel

Upcoming IR space - mission 

20

9:30

Chair

 

Ed Valentijn

Experience from Astro-wise

20

9:50

George Miley

Alastair Edge

Optical surveys and regions to observe

20

10:10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee

20

10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

Discussion 4: Planning and follow-up

60

10:50

Chairs

 

All

Discussion 5: Wrapping-up

60

11:50

Huub Rottgering

 

 

 

 

Raffaella Morganti

 

Lunch

60

12:50

 

 

 



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