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The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts: Optimizing the Joint Science Return from LSST, Euclid and WFIRST

  title={The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts: Optimizing the Joint Science Return from LSST, Euclid and WFIRST},
  author={B. Jain and David N. Spergel and Rachel Bean and Andrew J. Connolly and Ian P. Dell’Antonio and Joshua A. Frieman and Eric Gawiser and Neil Gehrels and Larry D. Gladney and Katrin Heitmann and George Helou and Christopher M. Hirata and Shirley Ho and vZeljko Ivezi'c and Michael Jarvis and Steven M. Kahn and Jason S. Kalirai and Alex G Kim and Robert H. Lupton and Rachel Mandelbaum and Philip J. Marshall and Jeffrey A. Newman and Saul Perlmutter and Marc Postman and Jason D. Rhodes and Michael A. Strauss and John A. Tyson and Lucianne M. Walkowicz and W. Michael Wood-Vasey},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
The focus of this report is on the opportunities enabled by the combination of LSST, Euclid and WFIRST, the optical surveys that will be an essential part of the next decade's astronomy. The sum of these surveys has the potential to be significantly greater than the contributions of the individual parts. As is detailed in this report, the combination of these surveys should give us multi-wavelength high-resolution images of galaxies and broadband data covering much of the stellar energy… 

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