Call for Proposals
Studies of Proposed Development Upgrades of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) invites interested parties in the North American ALMA partnership to submit a proposals for "Studies of Proposed Development Upgrades of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)."
Details regarding the Call for Proposals can be found in the following documents:
|Call for Proposals Documents|
|Call for Proposals|
|Conditions Governing the Call for Proposals|
|Proposal Form (required as part of Proposal package)|
|More Supporting Documents at bottom of this page|
Submitting the Proposal
Submit assembled Proposal PDF at: https://science.nrao.edu/php/alma/almadevreg.php
Questions about this Call for Proposals
Questions related to this Call for Proposals should be submitted via an [category: General Query (NA)]. Queries will be directed to and answered by appropriate persons not associated with this Call.
A , and will be updated as questions are received.
Proposals sent by 5:00pm ET, 13 February 2012 (revised to close submission on a business day), will receive full consideration. Multiple proposals may be submitted by individual organizations and institutions. Each proposal, however, must comply fully with all of the applicable requirements, including content and submission by the deadline.
|Release of Call for Study Proposals||November 21, 2011|
|November 29, 2011|
|Deadline for||December 6, 2011|
|Deadline for||January 16, 2012|
|Closing Date (revised)
||February 13, 2012|
|Notification Date||April 15, 2012|
|Validity Date of Proposals||November 15, 2012|
|Study Completion Date||December 31, 2012|
|Report from the ALMA Development Working Group (2008)
|ALMA Development Plan: Comparison Matrix (ASAC, 2010)|
|Principles for the ALMA Development Program|
|ALMA Product Assurance Requirements; ALMA-80.11.00.00-001-D-GEN.pdf|
|ALMA System Electromagnetic Compatibility Requirements; ALMA-80.05.01.00-001-B-SPE.pdf|
|ALMA Design Reviews - Definitions, Guidelines and Procedures; ALMA-80.09.00.00-001-D-PLA.pdf|
|ALMA Product Tree; ALMA-80.03.00.00-001-M-LIS.pdf|
|ALMA in the Coming Decade, March 21-22, 2011 - Workshop in Charlottesville, Virginia||Link|
|ALMA Software Development Workshop, October, 2011 - Charlottesville, Virginia||Link|