ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

Contact Information for those calling in.

* Call date: 2017-7-18 4:00 pm EDT or 20:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in Taipei))
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 866-692-3582
    • Passcode: 5862937 #
  • Leaders: K. Oberg, P. Jewell, A. Wootten
  • CV Room: CV-331

  • Attendees:



  1. Old Business
    • Minutes from previous meeting
    • Preliminary f2f meeting report.
      • Remijan prepared a short draft in response to the Time Critical White Paper. Please review at: NAASC_TimeCriticalResponse.pdf. Once approved, please pass along to the Authors of the white paper per the agreement made at the ANASAC f2f.
  2. New Business under Discussion.

Discussion Items

  1. NAASC
    • Cycle 4 progress update
      • Last NRAO eNews provides a summary. The 12m array is operating again, in a C40-5 hybrid array; ACA and TP arrays recovered sooner and are providing data. A new schedule for configurations is under study and some roads/antennas still need snow and ice removal for antenna moves to continue to C40-9.
    • Cycle 5 begins 1 October. Proposal review results expected ca week 24 July.
      • Any APRC comments?
    • Meeting updates:
  2. ALMA Development
    • Development update.
      • Band2+ Project passed PDR on 30 May. Presentations summarizing the PDR presentations are at the link.
      • New NA Project call closed 30 Jan 2017.
      • New NA Studies Call closed 1 May 2017
  3. Press Releases
  4. ALMA Papers (choose ALMA)

Events of Interest

20-21 Sep 2017
EuSAC meeting
30 Sep 2017
Completion of Cycle 4 Observing
1 Oct 2017
Start of Cycle 5 observing
1-2 Oct 2017
ASAC meeting

See also google calendars:
  1. ALMA Science Meetings

-- AlWootten - 2017-07-10
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ES_notes_July11.txttxt ES_notes_July11.txt manage 4 K 2017-07-14 - 13:23 AlWootten ASAC Minutes 11 July 2017
NAASC_TimeCriticalResponse.pdfpdf NAASC_TimeCriticalResponse.pdf manage 133 K 2017-07-18 - 11:48 AnthonyRemijan  
Topic revision: r5 - 2017-07-18, AnthonyRemijan
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