Contact Information

  • 2007-April-04 14:30 UT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • USA Toll Free Number: 877-874-1919
  • Toll Number: +1-203-320-9891
  • Passcode: 185064
  • Leader: Al Wootten

Old Business

  1. Agenda, Minutes: Agenda of March meeting. Minutes are available.
Agenda and Minutes of older telecons may be viewed at the ALMA EDM site Sitescape or more recently at the Board ASAC site.

New Business

ALMA First Fringes Plaque commemorating First ALMA Fringes is presented to Richard Wade, Chairman of the ALMA Board, by Rick Murowinski, ALMA Project Engineer during the Board's Tokyo meetings. See other images.

  1. Project news/updates
  2. Board Communications
  3. Science IPT Report (Laing, Wootten, Kawabe)
  4. Outreach
  5. AOB
  6. Next Meeting 2007-May-7-14:30 UT suggested.

Science Corner:

Papers in astro-ph recently from the Madrid ALMA Conference:
  1. 0703050 Dark-energy constraints with ALMA polarization measurements Authors: Paola Andreani, Carlo Baccigalupi
  2. 0703393 Sulfur chemistry in the Horsehead. An interferometric view of the Horsehead PDR Authors: J.R. Goicoechea, J. Pety, M. Gerin, D. Teyssier, E. Roueff, P. Hily-Blant
  3. 0703799 Studying the first galaxies with ALMA Authors: C.L. Carilli (NRAO), F. Walter (MPIA), R. Wang (NRAO), A. Wootten (NRAO), K. Menten (MPIfR), F. Bertoldi (Bonn), E. Schinnerer (MPIA), P. Cox (IRAM), A. Beelen (MPIfR), A. Omont (IAP)
  4. 0704.0023 ALMA as the ideal probe of the solar chromosphere Authors: M. A. Loukitcheva, S. K. Solanki, S. White
  5. 0702385 Molecular data and radiative transfer tools for ALMA Authors: Floris van der Tak (SRON Groningen), Michiel Hogerheijde (Leiden Observatory)
  6. 0702121 Dense molecular gas in a sample of LIRGs and ULIRGs: The low-redshift connection to the huge high-redshift starbursts and AGNs Authors: J. Gracia-Carpio (1), S. Garcia-Burillo (1), P. Planesas (1) ((1) OAN, Madrid, Spain)
  7. 0701894 Molecular absorptions in high-z objects Authors: F. Combes (LERMA, Obs-Paris)
  8. 0701693 The H$_{2}$ density within spiral and irregular galaxies at high redshift: estimating CO detection limits Authors: Mercedes Mollá, Eduardo Hardy, 'Angeles I. Díaz
  9. 07026911 Studies of Dense Cores with ALMA Authors: M. Tafalla (OAN, Spain)
  10. [[ [0702668 ALMA Capabilities for Observations of Spectral Line Emission]] Authors: Alwyn Wootten


Official JAO Calendar

Events of Interest

(see also Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

Day Date Time (EST) Event location details
Mar 9-12
JAO/IPT Face-to-Face Meeting
Mar 25-27
Board Meeting
Apr 4
ASAC Telecon

Upcoming Meetings

ESO workshop "Observing planetary systems" 2007 March 5-8, Santiago Presentations and Video Streams are available.

Astrophysical Masers and their Environments 2007 March 12-16, Alice Springs, Australia Presentations will be available.

Molecules in Space and Laboratory 2007 May 2007 14-18, Paris, France.

Frontiers of Astrophysics, a Celebration of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's 50th Anniversary", June 18-21, 2007, Charlottesville.

Transformational Science with ALMA: Through Disks to Stars and Planets June 22-24, 2007, Cville

North American URSI meeting July 22-26, Ottawa

Astrophysics in the Next Decade: JWST and Concurrent Facilities. September 24-27, 2007, Tucson Arizona

See also NAASC listing

-- AlWootten - 29 Mar 2007
Topic revision: r3 - 2007-04-04, AlWootten
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