ALMA Single Dish Tutorial Workshop

  • Dates: Dec 7-8, 2011
  • Location: Room 230, NRAO Headquarters

Final Schedule

7 Dec SINGLE DISH CASA

  • 8:00 am coffee and light breakfast, and welcome
  • 8:15 am SD tutorial session 1
    • 0) Single Dish observation and analysis overview (~45min) : Erik Muller
      • observation and operation
      • calibrations (scan, otf, off position)
      • issues (standing waves, atmospheric absorption)
      • SD processing vs interferometer
    • 1) CASA SD overview (45min) : Kanako Sugimoto
      • mission statements
      • task overview
      • data formats (data structure, how and where various parameters are stored: Tsys, etc.)
  • 10:00 am coffee break
  • 10:30 am SD tutorial session 2 (0.5h)
    • 2) (ALMA example case 1) Single dish data reduction: Kanako Sugimoto
      • Antenna galaxy band 3
  • 11:00 am break (1.0h)
  • 12:00 pm lunch and discussions
  • 1:00 pm SD tutorial session 2 continued (1.0h)
    • 2) (ALMA example case 1) Single dish data reduction: Kanako Sugimoto
      • Antenna galaxy band 3
  • 2:00 pm SD tutorial session 3
    • 3) SD analysis & discussion(0.5h): Kanako Sugimoto
      • ASAP for other non-ALMA observatories
    • 4) SD Questions and Answers I (0.5h): Kanako Sugimoto
      • Answer questions outstanding from homework
  • 3:00 pm afternoon break

8 Dec

  • 8:00 am coffee and light breakfast
  • 8:00 am SD tutorial session 4
  • 9:00 am SD tutorial session 5
    • 6) (ALMA example case 2) Combining SD + INT data: Erik Muller
  • 10:00 am coffee break
  • 10:30 am SD tutorial session 6
    • 7) Tutorial summary & action Items (1.0h)
      • Identify any action items (if any), & answer questions from previous day.
  • SD Questions and Answers
  • Minutes and Action Items
  • ~11:45 am lunch

Homework bundle for the workshop can be downloaded from the following link:

NAASC compilation of suggestions for the SD package

CASA JIRA tickets created for problems discovered at the workshop:
  • CAS-3647: when adding a modelimage to clean, interactive=T boxing goes 'crazy'

-- DongChanKim - 2011-11-29

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who CommentSorted ascending
homework_nrao_ext.pdfpdf homework_nrao_ext.pdf manage 41 K 2011-12-06 - 17:22 ToddHunter  
homework_nrao_ext_ans.pdfpdf homework_nrao_ext_ans.pdf manage 565 K 2011-12-06 - 17:22 ToddHunter  
garc_tute_combining.pdfpdf garc_tute_combining.pdf manage 2 MB 2011-12-06 - 11:41 DongChanKim combined tutorial
sd_suggestions.txttxt sd_suggestions.txt manage 4 K 2011-12-08 - 14:13 CrystalBrogan compliation of NAASC SD suggestions
NRAOws2011SingledishReduction.pdfpdf NRAOws2011SingledishReduction.pdf manage 2 MB 2011-12-06 - 12:56 DongChanKim NRAOws2011SingledishReduction.pdf
combine.tartar combine.tar manage 3 MB 2011-12-02 - 12:49 DavidHalstead tar
garc_tute_v1.0.pdfpdf garc_tute_v1.0.pdf manage 8 MB 2011-12-06 - 11:42 DongChanKim tutorial
Topic revision: r11 - 2011-12-08, ToddHunter
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