DR9 BOSS Galaxy Clustering Ancillary Data Now Available

The SDSS-III BOSS Galaxy Clustering Working Group has collected its primary DR9 science results and ancillary data and made them available to the public on the SDSS-III public web site. The goal is to provide sufficient information for the wider astronomical community to recreate and perhaps even improve these analyses. At http://www.sdss3.org/science/boss_publications.php, one can find the following data products:

* Tabulated correlation function measurements and power spectrum measurements, both pre- and post-reconstruction, used in the detection of the BAO feature in Anderson et al. Covariance matrices for all measurements are included as well.
* Tabulated correlation function measurements and errors from the analysis of the full shape of the CMASS clustering signal from Sanchez et al.
* Tabulated measurements and covariance matrices for the redshift-space multipoles of the CMASS correlation function, from Reid et al and Samushia et al. A software package to compute the theoretical correlation functions is also linked to from the public SDSS-III SVN.
* CosmoMC modules that allow users to incorporate the BAO detection and the theoretical analyses of the redshift-space multipoles into CosmoMC Markov chains.
* Tabulated results from the enhanced redshift distortions analysis of Tojeiro et al.
* Small-scale correlation functions, both redshift-space and projected, and errors from Nuza et al.

At this web page, we also include high-quality figures from these papers that we encourage people to include in presentations that incorporate BOSS results. Questions about the files should be directed at the corresponding author of the paper from which the measurements came.

1) Anderson et al:
“The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations in the Data Release 9 Spectroscopic Galaxy Sample”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.6594

2) Reid et al:
“The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: measurements of the growth of structure and expansion rate at z=0.57 from anisotropic clustering”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.6641

3) Sanchez et al:
The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: cosmological implications of the large-scale two-point correlation function
http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.6616

4) Nuza et al:
“The clustering of galaxies at z~0.5 in the SDSS-III Data Release 9 BOSS-CMASS sample: a test for the LCDM cosmology”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1202.6057

5) Manera et al:
“The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: a large sample of mock galaxy catalogues”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.6609

6) Samushia et al:
“The Clustering of Galaxies in the SDSS-III DR9 Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Testing Deviations from Lambda and General Relativity using anisotropic clustering of galaxies”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1206.5309

7) Tojeiro et al:
“The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: measuring structure growth using passive galaxies”
http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.6565

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