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Knowledgebase : Proposal Handling
The ALMA Proposal Template [1] (available for download from the ALMA Science Portal) is a LaTeX file that is pre-formatted for A4 letter format. Further, it has the all-caps instruction "DO NOT CHANGE" on the section that sets the page dimensions. So user...
If you have an accepted ALMA proposal and wish to modify the proposal in any way, you have two options: * For "minor" changes (e.g. small updates to a source position or velocity), you can discuss these changes with the ARC "Contact Scientist" assi...
No, submitting an identical proposal to more than one category is not allowed. Before the proposals are distributed to the ALMA Review Panels for evaluation, a check will be performed on all the submitted proposals. If two identical proposals are found, o...
The science category of a proposal is used to help assign that proposal to a qualified assessor. Therefore, the proposer should decide in which category his/her proposal will be best evaluated. The category may be modified by the JAO if another category i...
Upon its first successful submission, a proposal receives a unique code adhering to a standard format. The format of the proposal code is as follows: YYYY.C.NNNNN.Z. Here, "YYYY" denotes the year, "C" identifies the cycle during that year, "NNNNN" is a...
If you have questions about your proposal assessment, as related in the email notification to the PIs, please submit a Helpdesk ticket to the "General Queries" department, and select the sub-category labeled "Proposal reviews and assessment (science and t...