Big Data


The purpose of the Data Catalog is to provide a user-friendly portal where users can browse, query, and explore the projects observed at Arecibo for more than 55 years. This catalog consolidates multiple data sources that have been built throughout AO's operation. The main component of the Data Catalog is the Projects Catalog, which provides all of the technical information about a proposal or project. This is essentially what the scientists would submit as a proposal to receive Arecibo observing time. The Data Catalog is complemented by the Observations Log, a Files Catalog and an Attributes Catalog. The Observations Log provides a detailed log recorded by the observing scientists for each project. The Files and Attributes catalogs contain all of the raw data files that were captured in the observations as well as key metadata of those files. + Read More