PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 395 - 37th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2021) - CRI - Cosmic Ray Indirect
Status and Future Prospects of the KASCADE Cosmic-ray Data Centre KCDC
A. Haungs*, D. Kang, K. Link, F. Polgart, V. Tokareva, D. Wochele and J. Wochele
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Abstract
KCDC, the ’KASCADE Cosmic-ray Data Centre’, is a web-based interface where initially the scientific data from the completed air-shower experiment KASCADE-Grande was made available for the astroparticle community as well as for the interested public. Over the past 7 years, we have continuously extended the data shop with various releases and increased both the number of detector components from the KASCADE-Grande experiment and the data sets and corresponding simulations. With the latest releases we added a new and independent data shop for a specific KASCADE-Grande event selection and by that created the technology for integrating further data shops and data of other experiments, like the data of the air-shower experiment MAKET-ANI in Armenia. In addition, we made available educational examples how to use the data, more than 100 cosmic ray energy spectra from various experiments, and recently attached a public server with access to Jupyter notebooks. In this paper we present a brief history of KCDC, the main features of the recent release as well as will discuss future development plans.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.395.0422
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