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EU ARC CASA Support

General

There are several CASA support channels:

  • The ALMA helpdesk (for CASA users wishing to analyse ALMA data)

In addition, the EU ARC and its nodes are offering CASA tutorials and face-to-face support.

Upcoming CASA Tutorials

  • The next CASA tutorial for PIs at ESO, Garching, will be held on 21/22 February 2013 at ESO. See the homepage of the tutorial here. Deadline for registration (Cycle 1 PIs only) is on 20 Dec.

  • For tutorials at the EU ARC Nodes, please consult their local web pages.

Past CASA Tutorials (since the start of Cycle 0)

Miscellaneous CASA-related products of the EU ARC

  • gensynthcube.py (1) - a casapy script to generate input images for simulations based on generic geometrical shapes (run execfile('gensynthcube.py') to activate)

  • synth.txt: Set of commands by A. Richards to take an observed, calibrated measurement set and inject some models to test whether they are recoverable by imaging. Uses gensynthcube.py .

  • curses5.5-32bit.tgz: The ncurses libraries needed to overcome a problem with casa 3.3 on Fedora 11 (32bit). Copy curses5.5-32bit.tgz to casapy-33.0.16856-002/lib and unpack.

  • curses5.5.tgz: The ncurses libraries needed to overcome a problem with casa 3.3 on Fedora 11 (64bit). Copy curses5.5.tgz to casapy-33.0.16856-002-64b/lib64 and unpack.

(1) To access these links you will need to type username "anonymous" and an empty password.

Useful links

-- DirkPetry - 17 Jan 2013

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pdfpdf euarc-casa-benchmarks-dpetry2011-b.pdf manage 1897.5 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:52 DirkPetry Description of benchmark tests of ALMA data analysis with CASA on a several platforms incl. a workstation with solid state disk
pdfpdf euarc-casa-benchmarks-dpetry2011.pdf manage 1537.1 K 07 Nov 2011 - 20:05 DirkPetry Description of first tests of ALMA data analysis with CASA on a workstation with solid state disk
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