In order to streamline the communication between the HERA control room
and the 3 (soon 4) experiment control rooms the institution of the coordinating
experiment was created. The communication between HERA and the experiments
for all topics of general interest concerning immediate HERA operation
is through the coordinating experiment.
The coordinating experiment should:
The coordinating experiment is responsible to have an experienced person (run coordinator or experienced shift leader) reachable permanently during HERA operation who is able to with the other experiments.
The role of 'coordinating experiment' is rotating between H1 and ZEUS on a weekly basis. These two experiments should take special care about the needs of the single beam experiments HERA-B and HEMRES. The changeover is every Tuesday 12:00h, unless one experiment is inactive and cannot fulfill the duty.
Complaints about a specific 'coordinating experiment' or proposals concerning
the rules for coordinating experiments should be brought to the HERA experiment