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Contacting SDSS-IV

For more information about the SDSS-IV collaboration (2014-2021),
please contact:

Michael R. Blanton

New York University
Project Scientist
Matthew Bershady

University of Wisconsin-Madison
South African Astronomical Observatory
Scientific Spokesperson
Karen Masters

Haverford College
Education and Public Outreach Directors
Britt Lundgren, Rita Tojeiro

University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of St Andrews

Contacting SDSS-V

For more information about the SDSS-V collaboration
(2020-), please contact:

Juna Kollmeier

Carnegie Observatories
Project Scientist
Hans-Walter Rix

Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie
Scientific Spokesperson
Gail Zasowski

University of Utah
Education and Public Outreach Coordinator
Niall Deacon

Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie

Survey contacts

For more information about the surveys that make up the SDSS, contact the Principal Investigators of each survey.

SDSS-IV Surveys

Steven Majewski

University of Virginia
Kyle Dawson

University of Utah
Kevin Bundy

University of California, Santa Cruz

SDSS-V Surveys

Milky Way Mapper
Jennifer Johnson

Ohio State University
Local Volume Mapper
Niv Drory

University of Texas at Austin
Black Hole Mapper
Scott Anderson

University of Washington

SDSS-III Surveys