ALMA Cycle 3 Call for Proposals Released

The NRAO NAASC is pleased to announce that the Joint ALMA Observatory has released the Cycle 3 ALMA Call for Proposals.

ALMA capabilities added for Cycle 3 include Band 10, and baselines up to 10 km for Bands 3, 4, and 6. With Cycle 3, ALMA enters into a new phase, where investigator-driven science observations dominate activities while continued improvements and developments are also explored.

The Cycle 3 proposal submission deadline is 15:00 UT on Thursday, 23 April 2015.

We encourage you to take advantage of the resources of the NAASC, which include personalized proposal preparation support through the ALMA Helpdesk and the opportunity to visit the NAASC for one-on-one assistance.

2015 Single-Dish & Interferometry Summer Schools

The 8th NAIC/NRAO Single-Dish School will be 5-10 July 2015 at NRAO-Green Bank. An NRAO NAASC Interferometry School will occur 12-14 July 2015, also in Green Bank. These Schools are intended to provide graduate students, post-docs, and experts in other fields of astronomy with background knowledge and practical experience with radio astronomy techniques and applications.  Registration is now open.

VLA Sky Survey Update

The VLA Sky Survey (VLASS) proposal is available on the NRAO VLASS wiki. This version reflects revisions made in response to NRAO scientific and technical reviews, and is the version that will be evaluated by the Community Review. Read more…

CASA News Debuts

The first issue of a CASA newsletter – CASA News – is now available. This semi-annual publication provides the user community an understanding regarding what the CASA team is working on and details about astronomical data processing using CASA. To receive future CASA News issues, please subscribe via the CASA Announcements mailing list.

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