ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

Contact Information for those calling in.

  • Call date: 2013-10-24 2:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Thursday (Friday in Taipei))
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 1-866-692-4538
  • Outside Tokyo in Japan Number: 0066-33-132434
  • Outside USA +1-517-466-2084
  • Passcode: 3668477#
  • Confirmation Number: 1883473
  • Leaders: J. Carpenter, P. Jewell, A. Wootten, C. Lonsdale


  • Attendees:

Topics

  1. Old Business The enhanced Agenda from last meeting is available. A Report from that meeting is available.
  2. New Business under Discussion.

Discussion Items

  1. Status (Wootten)
    • Antennas at the AOS: 59 (47x12m, 12x7m). Locations
      • Power failures and poor weather have delayed antenna moves and further Cycle 1 observations. Those observations are now expected to resume beginning 30 October.
      • Last night: 28 antennas available for observation (21x12m, 7x7m)
    • Antennas at the OSF: 7
  2. F2F Meeting 16-17 September
  3. ALMA Development (Wootten)
    • See materials presented to ASAC for project-wide overview please
      • NA Calls
        • Studies referee reports mostly received
        • Project referee reports mostly still out
  4. NAASC during Early Science (Lonsdale)
    • People
      • Drew Brisbin has arrived at the NAASC to tackle a postdoctoral position
      • J. Hodge has arrived at NRAO-CV to assume a Jansky Fellowship
      • Arielle Moullet started as a staff scientist this week
    • NAASC TV
    • For Cycle 1: Rollover announced; PIs contacted.
    • Pipeline:
    • Cycle 2: duplication list from Cycle 1 rollovers under construction
  5. Astronomer Outreach (Lonsdale, Wootten)
  6. Date of next telecon
    • 21 November 2013
    • Proposed dates for 2013 telecons: 11/21, 12/19
  7. Other Business

Science Corner

  1. Memos and papers of note
  2. Science Workshops and Meetings
    • The majority of the presentations delivered 30 Sep – 4 Oct 2013 at IAU Symposium 303, The Galactic Center: Feeding and Feedback in a Normal Galactic Nucleus, are now available online.
  3. ALMA Papers (choose ALMA) 91 and counting (more on arxiv not yet listed here)
  4. Some recent ALMA presentations:

Events of Interest

2013
 
 
 
 
 
24 Oct
2013
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
24 Oct
2013
 
ALMA Cycle 2 Call for Proposals
 
 
21 Nov
2013
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 

(see also google calendars)

Upcoming, very recent, or ongoing Meetings

  1. ALMA Science Meetings
  2. ALMA Training Events

-- AlWootten - 2013-10-18

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ALMA_Science_New_Plots.pdfpdf ALMA_Science_New_Plots.pdf manage 1 MB 2013-10-24 - 11:33 AlWootten Materials in response to ASAC request on ALMA time to publish, comparison to HST, VLT.
NRAOCDEsCalendar.pdfpdf NRAOCDEsCalendar.pdf manage 90 K 2013-10-24 - 11:06 AlWootten NAASC CDE Calendar Fall 2013 Cycle 2
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