mm Observing Techniques and Applications


October 3-10, 2003

Pradollano (Sierra Nevada, Spain)

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The purpose of the school is to attract new users to current and future mm-telescopes. This second school in IRAM Spain will concentrate on single dish mm-astronomy.

There will be a lecture course on mm-techniques and applications to different areas of research, scientific highlight talks, observations with the IRAM 30-m telescope and a lab course on "Data analysis and interpretation".


  • mm-astronomical observing techniques
  • Inter- and circumstellar chemistry
  • Physical conditions of the interstellar medium
  • Extragalactic astronomy and cosmology
  • Imaging

Lecturers: F. Bertoldi (MPIfR), J. Cernicharo (CSIC), F. Combes (Observatoire de Paris), P. Cox (Univ. Paris Sud), A. Greve (IRAM), S. Hüttemeister (Univ. Bochum) plus six teaching assistants

LOC: J. Lobato (), R. Mauersberger () ...

Applications will be accepted from young scientists with little previous experience in mm-astronomy. The course is limited to 40 students, who will be selected on the basis of their CV and references.




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Last update: April , 25, 2003