ALMA

Contact Information

  • 2007-June-06 13:30 UT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • USA Toll Free Number: 877-874-1919
  • Toll Number: +1-203-320-9891
  • Passcode: 185064
  • Leader: Al Wootten

Old Business

Hapy, happy ASAC Daisuke's Iono's photo of the ASAC bonding before the Faculty of Science building at the University of Tokyo Hongo campus. See other images.

  1. Agenda, Minutes: Agenda of May meeting. Minutes are unavailable.
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

VertexRSI Pedestal Assembly at OSF The first production antenna is being assembled at the OSF Technical Facility! See other images and animations.

  1. Project news/updates
  2. Board Communications
  3. Science IPT Report (Wootten, Testi, Morita)
  4. Outreach
  5. AOB
  6. Next Meeting 2007-July-9-14:30 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. [[http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/astro-ph/astro-ph/0702668 [0702668 ALMA Capabilities for Observations of Spectral Line Emission]] Authors: Alwyn Wootten

Calendar

Official JAO Calendar

Events of Interest

(see also Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

2007
 
 
 
 
 
Day Date Time Event location details
Mowe
May 14-16
all day
ALMA FE Optics CDR
f2f (Laing attending)
Grenoble
Th
May 17
21:30 UT
ALMA Board Telecon
Telecon
 
 
May 22-25
all day
Software CDR5
f2f
Cville
We
Jun 6
1430UT
ASAC
Telecon
 
Jun 13-14
all day
Nutator PDR
Vila-Vilaro attending
Taipei
We
Jun 20
1430UT
ALMA Sci IPT Telecon
Telecon
 
Jun 27-28
all day
ALMA Board Meeting
f2f
Santiago
We
Jul 11
1430UT
ASAC
Telecon
 
We
Jul 18
1430UT
ALMA Sci IPT Telecon
Telecon
 
 
Sep 10-12
all day
Director's Review of ALMA
f2f
Satniago
 
Sep 12-13
all day
B6 CDR
f2f
Cville
TBD
TBD
all day
AMAC f2f Meeting
f2f
Santiago

Upcoming Meetings

Astronomical Spectroscopy and the Virtual Observatory March 21-23, Villafranca del Castillo, Villanueva de la Cañada, close to Madrid

Molecules in Space and Laboratory 2007 May 2007 14-18, Paris, France. Who went for ALMA?

Extragalactic Jets2007 May 21-24 Girdwood, Alaska Laing attending

210th AAS Meeting 27-31 May, Honolulu, HI Peck attending.

Obscured AGN Across Cosmic Time5-8 June, Bavaria Laing, de Breuck attending.

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

Transformational Science with ALMA: Through Disks to Stars and Planets June 22-24, 2007, Cville Wootten, Peck, Hills attending.

North American URSI meeting July 22-26, Ottawa; Emerson, Reid attending.

ALMA Community Meeting and the Workshop on Surveys for ALMA 3-6 Sept, Garching. Testi, Laing attending, perhaps others.

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

See also NAASC listing

-- AlWootten - 04 Jun 2007
Topic revision: r5 - 2007-06-06, AlWootten
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