SolarSoft: Programming and data analysis for solar physics

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SolarSoft: Programming and data analysis environment for solar physics

Post by owlice » Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:49 pm

SolarSoft: Programming and data analysis environment for solar physics

Abstract: SolarSoft is a set of integrated software libraries, data bases, and system utilities which provide a common programming and data analysis environment for Solar Physics. The SolarSoftWare (SSW) system is built from Yohkoh, SOHO, SDAC and Astronomy libraries and draws upon contributions from many members of those projects. It is primarily an IDL based system, although some instrument teams integrate executables written in other languages. The SSW environment provides a consistent look and feel at widely distributed co-investigator institutions to facilitate data exchange and to stimulate coordinated analysis. Commonalities and overlap in solar data and analysis goals are exploited to permit application of fundamental utilities to the data from many different solar instruments. The use of common libraries, utilities, techniques and interfaces minimizes the learning curve for investigators who are analyzing new solar data sets, correlating results from multiple experiments or performing research away from their home institution.

Credit: Freeland, S. L.; Handy, B. N.


Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft08013F

ID: ascl:1208.013
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