Title:Integral Field Spectroscopy with Gemini: Support for IFU data in the Gemini IRAF package
Authors:James Turner, Bryan Miller, Tracy Beck & Inseok Song
We present a brief overview of facilities for Integral Field Spectroscopy at the Gemini Observatory.
These include four optical and near-infrared IFUs suitable for high spatial resolution work and a
suite of tasks for handling IFU data in the Gemini IRAF package. We describe the tools for data
reduction that are available now or planned in the near future, helping investigators make productive
use of these ground-breaking instruments. Further details on the individual IFUs, specific science
applications and reduction examples are given in associated presentations by Beck et al.,
Carrasco et al., Trancho et al. and Winge et al.