Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre


The Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre is hosted by the Istituto di Radioastronomia in Bologna and is one of the seven nodes that constitute the European network that provides technical and scientific support to ALMA users. The nodes operate in close collaboration with each other and with the ALMA Regional Centre at ESO, Garching. Each node contributes its own specific expertise, in order to ensure that maximum advantage is taken of the European competencies in the field of mm-astronomy and interferometry.

Our ARC node staff supports the ALMA users in all the steps of their projects, by helping in the:

    ALMA proposal preparation and submission
    Optimisation of the observing strategy
    Tracking of project status
    Reduction of interferometric data with CASA
    Archive mining Management of large data set
    Polarimetry mm-VLBI with ALMA Array combination



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