ALMA Overview

Links to sites giving detailed information.

  • An overview of ALMA from the ALMA Observatory
    • Information for the general public
  • ALMA Primer including Early Science (from North American ALMA, Canada)
  • ALMA capabilities  All the necessary information is available from the Portal, including:
  • Acknowledgements
    • The following statement should be included in the acknowledgment of papers using ALMA data:

      ‚ÄúThis paper makes use of the following ALMA data: ADS/JAO.ALMA#<Project code>.  ALMA is a partnership of ESO (representing its member states), NSF (USA) and NINS (Japan), together with NRC (Canada) and NSC and ASIAA (Taiwan), in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. The Joint ALMA Observatory is operated by ESO, AUI/NRAO and NAOJ."

    • If using an image from an ALMA-related website, please include the relevant acknowledgement or seek permission for commercial use.
    • If you use CASA for any of your data reduction or analysis, you may use the following reference:
      McMullin, J. P., Waters, B., Schiebel, D., Young, W., & Golap, K. 2007, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVI (ASP Conf. Ser. 376), ed. R. A. Shaw, F. Hill, & D. J. Bell (San Francisco, CA: ASP), 127
    • If you received useful assistance from a European ARC node or the ESO ARC, please include this in the Acknowledgements section of any paper based on the ALMA data.


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