Homestake Mine Tour
Senior Personnel, Consultants and Advisors
Fall Workshop on DUSEL SCIENCE and Development of the MREFC
THE DEDC (DUSEL Experiment Development and Coordination) committee
is organizing a fall workshop for DUSEL science. The need for the
meeting is based on the imminent announcement of the S4 awards,
the recent access to 4850L, and the need to coordinate the
experimental program for the MREFC. The three and one half days
meeting will span September 30 to October 3 2009 in Lead, SD. The
meeting will be universally open to all those scientists who would
be interested in proposing underground experiments. The purpose is
to focus on the upcoming science program at DUSEL. In particular:
Foster, develop and expand the proposed experimental programs at DUSEL.
Hear status updates from the agencies, the facility, and from the large cavern activities.
Understand the timeframe needed for deliverables for the MREFC and what those deliverables will be.
Allow S4 awardees and other scientists
who have not previously been involved with DUSEL, but who would
like to propose experiments the opportunity meet.
Search for commonalities that may
influence the infrastructure design of DUSEL.
Allow proponents of experiments the
opportunity to meet the staff responsible for designing the
facility in order to discuss the requirements for their
Explore E&O interactions.
Explore locations for specific
experiments utilizing the Vulcan database and go underground to
site these experiments and to inspect the facility.
Interact with the facility to further
the relationship between the facility design team and the
Please mark your calendar and also suggest topics for inclusion that would help in the successful development of the MREFC.
DEDC and the facility PIs