ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

ALMA; ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Telecon meeting Jul 14, 2011

AOS Winter

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Contact Information for those calling in.

  • Call date: 2011-07-14 02:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Thursday)
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 1-888-989-3306
  • Outside USA Number: +1 517 968 4643
  • Passcode: 2935920#
  • Leaders: A. Bolatto, C. Lonsdale

  • Attendees:
starred Fall 2011 ANASAC Meeting, Charlottesville, VA starred


  1. Old Business The enhanced Agenda from last meeting is available. Minutes from that telecon are available.

Discussion Items

  1. Report on ALMA progress at Chile (Wootten)
  2. Progress toward Early Science
  3. Proposal submission experience
  4. NAASC during Early Science
    • J. Hibbard will be attending f2f meeting of SciOpsIPT Aug 1-5. Will discuss changes for cycle 1 - would be useful to have input from ANASAC
  5. ASAC activities
  6. Astronomer Outreach:
    • Report on Taipei workshop (Shang)
    • NAASC ALMA-related workshop(s) in 2011 (+)
      • Meeting title: "Outflows, Winds and Jets: from Young Stars to Supermassive Black Holes"
      • Committees (SOC) NAASC: Lonsdale, Lacy, Brogan, Kimball; ANASAC: Neufeld, Padgett, Scott, Williams, Wilner; Taiwan: Hsien, Ho; GBT, EVLA, VLBA: Lockman, Chandler
        • Mar 3-6, 2012, Charlottesville
  7. Any Other Business
  8. Astronomer Outreach: JAO ALMA Webpages; ALMA Newsletters; ARC-maintained wiki of ALMA science meetings and training events; NRAO eNews; NAOJ News.

Science Corner

Events of Interest

Day Date Time Event location details
15-17 Aug
Cycle 0 Panel Meetings
28-29 Sept
ANASAC Meeting
30 Sept
ES Commences
5-6 Oct
ASAC f2f
3-6 Mar
Science Workshop

Upcoming, very recent, or ongoing Meetings

Star Formation through Spectroimaging at High Angular Resolution June 20-24, 2011 Taipei

Sixth NAIC/NRAO School on Single Dish Radio Astronomy Jul 10 - 16, 2011 Green Bank, WV

The Milky Way in the Herschel Era: towards a Galaxy-scale view of the Star Formation Life-cycle Mon, September 19 – Fri, September 23, Rome

Workshop on Astrochemistry: An Interstellar Heritage for Solar System Materials? Mon, December 5, 2011 – Fri, December 9, 2011 Leiden

Cosmic Masers: From OH to Ho, IAU Symposium 287 January 29 - February 3 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Winds, Outflows and Jets 2012 Sat, March 3, 2012 – Tue, March 6, 2012 Charlottesville, Va -- AlWootten - 2011-07-06

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ASAC_charges_October2011-3.pdfpdf ASAC_charges_October2011-3.pdf manage 79 K 2011-07-14 - 13:44 AlWootten Charges to the ASAC - November 2011
Science_-_June_2011.pdfpdf Science_-_June_2011.pdf manage 113 K 2011-07-13 - 11:09 AlWootten Science section of June Report, from R. Hills.
Topic revision: r7 - 2011-07-14, AlWootten
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