10 July 2008 Status of the Thirty Meter Telescope site selection program
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The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project has been collecting data on five candidate sites since 2003. This paper describes the site testing portion of the TMT site selection program and the process and standards employed by it. This includes descriptions of the candidate sites, the process by which they were identified, the site characterization instrument suite and its calibration and the available results, which will be published shortly.
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Matthias Schöck, Matthias Schöck, Sebastian Els, Sebastian Els, Reed Riddle, Reed Riddle, Warren Skidmore, Warren Skidmore, Tony Travouillon, Tony Travouillon, Robert Blum, Robert Blum, Edison Bustos, Edison Bustos, Paul Gillett, Paul Gillett, Brooke Gregory, Brooke Gregory, Jerry Nelson, Jerry Nelson, Angel Otarola, Angel Otarola, Juan Seguel, Juan Seguel, Joselino Vasquez, Joselino Vasquez, Konstantinos Vogiatzis, Konstantinos Vogiatzis, David Walker, David Walker, Lianqi Wang, Lianqi Wang, } "Status of the Thirty Meter Telescope site selection program", Proc. SPIE 7012, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II, 70121X (10 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789704; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.789704

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