Contact Information Agenda/Minutes for meeting Tuesday, 28 October at 4:00 pm EDT.


Date: 28 Oct 2008

Time: 4:00 pm EDT (5:00 pm Santiago; 2:00 pm Socorro, 1:00 pm Tucson)

Phone: Phone: (434) 296 7082 (CV SoundStation Premier Conference phone 2nd floor room 209). No Video planned.

Past agendas, etc on MMA Imaging and Calibration Division Page. __Discussion notes in


First ALMA Front End is placed in Melco No 2. First ALMA Front End is placed in Melco No 2.

  1. Ongoing Items


  1. Configuration: Early Science
  2. The Case for Additional Antennas for ALMA (Wootten)
  3. URSI/NA Commission J topics
    • (a) 5 Jan Astronomy at Terahertz Frequencies session chair: Ray Blundell (rblundell
    • (b) 5 Jan ALMA Technology, Science and Status session Abstracts chair: Al Wootten (awootten
    • (c) Wideband Astronomy Instrumentation session chair: Tim Bastian (tbastian
    • (d) Long Baseline Interferometry session chair: Craig Walker (cwalker
    • (e) New Telescopes, Techniques and Observations session chair: Jim Cordes (cordes
  4. FYI:
    • Phase correction and OTF imaging developments
    • Band 3 CRE status
  5. ATF/OSF activities
  6. AOB?

Science Corner:

arXiv:0808.3476 Title: Constraints from deuterium on the formation of icy bodies in the Jovian system and beyond Authors: Jonathan Horner, Olivier Mousis, Yann Alibert, Jonathan I. Lunine, Michel Blanc "Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) will ... provide an opportunity for observers to measure f in the atmospheres of the planets, and comae of comets."


see Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

Events of Interest

Day Date Time Event location details
Nov 12-14
ALMA Board f2f
Nov 17-19
Software Review
Nov 19
Sci IPT telecon
Dec 9-11
ALMA Annual External Incremental Review

Upcoming Meetings

URSI/NA Meeting Jan 5-8, Boulder

-- AlWootten - 22 Oct 2008
Topic revision: r6 - 2008-11-18, AlWootten
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