Useful Links for Preparing Proposals for Cycle 4
Call for Proposals
Documentation supporting the current ALMA Call for Proposals - Cycle 4
ALMA Users' Policies
: The long-term core policies for use of the ALMA and ALMA data by the science community.
Observing Tool (OT)
Documents and tools supporting the current ALMA Call for Proposals - Cycle 4
The ALMA Observing Tool (OT)
is a Java application used for the preparation and submission of ALMA Phase 1 (observing proposal) and Phase 2 (telescope runfiles for accepted proposals) materials. The current release of the OT is configured for the Early Science Capabilities of ALMA. Note that in order to submit proposals you will have to register with the ALMA Science Portal beforehand.
OT User Manual
: Describes how to use the Observing Tool for preparing ALMA proposals
ALMA Sensitivity Calculator (ASC)
The ALMA Sensitivity Calculator (ASC) will calculate the necessary integration times for a given sensitivity, or vice versa, for your ALMA observing project. To run the calculator you need the Java Plug-in installed.
A Video for Largest Angular Scale and Maximum Recoverable Scale