ALMA Cycle 4 'Large Programs' announcement
The Joint ALMA Observatory has released further information on proposing for Large Programs within ALMA Cycle 4.
A large program is defined as a project which request more than 50 hours observing with either the 12-m or 7-m arrays in stand alone mode. Observing for large program will only be possible in standard observing modes with up to 15% of the anticipated Cycle 4 time (3000 hours for 12-m and 1800 for 7-m arrays) potentially being allocated to these large projects.
For such large projects additional proposal criteria will be required and information on this plus the Large Program review process is available at this webpage.
Meeting: Star formation studies with JCMT in the new era
11 Mar 2016
Geological Society Lecture Theatre, Burlington House
London, United Kingdom
As we move from the first generation of JCMT Legacy Surveys to the new era of JCMT Large Programmes, it is an appropriate time to take stock of what was learned from the first generation surveys and what is planned in the new era of large programme surveys. This meeting includes discussion of the results from the main surveys on star formation that have been completed (as well as their follow-up observations) and the plans for the new surveys (with some initial results).
Confirmed speakers so far include: David Bresnahan, Emily Drabek-Maunder, Thomas Greve, Jenny Hatchell, Luca Matra, Chris Mowat, Kate Pattle, John Richer, Damian Rumble, Mark Thompson, Derek Ward-Thompson, Mark Wyatt.