Version 2 of the WAVES Survey Management Plan…

Version 2 of the WAVES Survey Management Plan (SMP) and Survey Science Plan (SSP) have been released. The SMP for WAVES provides a brief summary of the survey science, a detailed breakdown of the expected…

Simulations Group Update [Chris Power]

The N-body simulation programme supporting WAVES and more broadly 4MOST galaxy formation and cosmology projects is well under way. We have 1.5 million CPU hours on the Pawsey supercomputing centre in Perth, WA, to run…

WAVES presentation at WFIRST meeting

Australian P.I Simon Driver attended the international meeting "Community Astrophysics with WFIRST: Guest Observer and Archival Science" in Pasadena from 29 Feb through to 2 March 2016. WFIRST is an upcoming NASA mission which will utilise an existing 2.4m…

WAVES Team Members appointed to 4MOST IWGs

Three WAVES team members are appointed to 4MOST Infrastructure Working Groups. Chris Power is appointed Chair of the 4MOST Science Simulations working group (IWG5) following the Cambridge 4MOST All-hands meeting. Davies (WAVES-Deep PS) and Croom…

Successful first 4MOST All-Hands meeting

The first ‘All Hands Meeting’ of the 4MOST consortium took place over 28th September - 2nd October 2015 at Cambridge University (UK), at which the full WAVES Project Office was in attendance. Participants included the…

WAVES design concept paper accepted and available online

First publication from the WAVES team outlying the contemporary survey design and science goals accepted and available online (Driver et. al., 2015). Paper is from conference proceeding of "The Universe of the Digital Sky Surveys"…

WAVES Project Office Established and co-PI appointed

WAVES Project Office established across the UWA node (Perth) of ICRAR and the University of Hamburg. Joe Liske is appointed as co-PI following successful University of Hamburg funding request. Joe Liske is appointed as chair…