LSC Organizational Structure
The goal of the charter is to establish the functions and organizational structure of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC), to identify its responsibilities, to set guidelines for the role the Collaboration will play in the scientific research and operation of the LIGO and other LSC detectors and for the release of scientific results, and to delineate its relationship with the LIGO Laboratory. The LSC and the LIGO Laboratory together make up LIGO. Full LSC Charter (PDF).
The LSC is comprised of Groups. The Bylaws define the relationship of the member groups with LIGO. Full LSC Bylaws (PDF).
The Organization Chart (PDF) of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.
Public Policy Statements
Recent public policy statements by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration Council:
- Joint LV Policy on Releasing Gravitational Wave Triggers in the Advanced Detectors Era
- Support of LIGO-India
- Setting-up External Collaborations
A searchable roster of LSC members.
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration
Image Credit: Dorota Rosinska, University of Zielona Gora