Software packages and datasets

Participants are expected to bring their own laptops, equipped with CASA pre-installed.

Softwar​e packa​ges

CASA​

The Common Astronomy Software Applications (CASA) package can be downloaded from NRAO: http://casa.nrao.edu/casa_obtaining.shtml​​​
Please download and install CASA Release 5.6.0 on you laptop computer.
You can find the CASA Cookbook together with other useful documentation here: http://casa.nrao.edu/using.shtml

Datas​ets, scripts, presentations, etc.

(material to be added here)

L1+L2 Introduction to interferometry:
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T1 Fun with interferometers:
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T2 Introduction to writing a proposal:
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L3+T3 Getting started with real data, interactive:
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L4 Millimetre/low frequency interferometry: differences and similarities:
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L5+T4 Calibration, interactive:
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L6+T5 Introduction to imaging, interactive:
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L7+T6 Proposals and observing planning, interactive:
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T7 Self-calibration:
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L8 Polarisation:
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L9 Spectral line interferometry:
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L10+T8 ​Very long baseline interferometry, interactive:
The DARA EVN continuum tutorial part 1 and part 3 all materials. The data for each part should be stored in their own directory and unpacked.

T9A Advanced tutorial Metre/wide-field (LOFAR):
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T9B Advanced tutorial Centimetre/polarisation:
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T9C Advanced tutorial Centimetre/VLBI:
The large (1.7 Gb) dataset from the DARA spectral line tutorial, unpacked as instructed in the first lines of the tutorial. For this tutorial the participants will need to make sure that their laptop has ~10 Gb of free disk space.​

T9D Advanced tutorial Millimetre/spectral line (ALMA/NOEMA):
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T9E Advanced tutorial mm/VLBI:
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L11 Useful Python tools:
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T10 Proposal presentations:
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Published: Fri 28 Sep 2018. Modified: Fri 20 Sep 2019