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AAS Electronic Announcement #218 — March 2011

Contents:

  1. 2011 AAS MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
  2. DPS ENDORSES PLANETARY SCIENCES DECADAL SURVEY
  3. BOSTON MEETING NEWS
  4. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER AT THE 218TH BOSTON MEETING
  5. NSF SEEKS INPUT ON MERIT REVIEW CRITERIA
  6. CALL FOR AAT PROPOSALS IN SEMESTER 2011B
  7. NOAO CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR 2011B DUE 31 MARCH 2011
  8. NASA INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY OBSERVING PROPOSALS
  9. NEW LARGE PROGRAM CALL (SEMESTER 11B)
  10. AAVSO DATA RELEASE
  11. ALMA EARLY SCIENCE AND NAASC COMMUNITY DAY EVENTS

President Elmegreen Testifies Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee

AAS Informational Email 2011-04

Subject: President Elmegreen Testifies Before the House Appropriations
Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies

Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer
&
Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

The AAS regularly provides testimony to Congressional committees that have direct impact on astronomy and astrophysics. Typically, this testimony takes the form of submitted written remarks, which are considered by the committees as they pursue their legislative activities.

AAS Electronic Announcement #217.1 — February 2011

Additions: AAS Electronic Announcement #217 - February 2011

Date Emailed: 10 February 2011

CONTENTS:

1. NASA RELEASES DRAFT AO FOR SOFIA SECOND GENERATION INSTRUMENTS FOR
COMMUNITY COMMENT
2. SUBMILLIMETER ARRAY CALL FOR PROPOSALS
3. MONTAGE IMAGE MOSAIC SOFTWARE: NEW RELEASE, SCRIPTS AND BLOG
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1. NASA RELEASES DRAFT AO FOR SOFIA SECOND GENERATION INSTRUMENTS FOR
COMMUNITY COMMENT

AAS Electronic Announcement #216 — January 2011

AAS Electronic Announcement #216 – January 2011

Date Emailed: 10 January 2011

CONTENTS:

1. 2011 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
2. AAS ELECTION ELECTRONIC VOTING/PAPER BALLOTS
3. AAS PUBLIC POLICY BLOG
4. BOSTON PRELIMINARY MEETING INFORMATION ONLINE
5. ASTRO2010 TOWN HALL MEETING, UC BERKELEY, 29 NOVEMBER 2010
6. PLANCK FIRST DATA RELEASE
7. KOA SURVEY
8. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
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1. 2011 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Bay Area AAS Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting

AAS Informational Email 2010-14

Subject: Bay Area AAS Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting

All AAS members in CA, NV and OR are advised that a Bay Area AAS Decadal SurveyTown Hall will be held on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley on 29 November from 1pm to 4pm.

This special Town Hall, hosted by Imke de Pater and the UC Berkeley has an exciting range of speakers and there will be plenty of time for discussion and questions. Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve deeply into the recommendations of Astro2010.

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting

AAS Informational Email 2010-11

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting
29 November 2010
12:30pm-4:00pm (Session begins at 1:00pm), refreshments provided.
University of California, Berkeley
Location on the Berkeley campus: TBA
Scientific Organizing Committee: Imke de Pater, University of California, Berkeley (Chair) Roger Blanford, Stanford University Michael Levy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Contact Barbara Hoversten (bhovers at astro.berkeley.edu) with any questions

Correction to October Electronic Alerts

AAS Informational Email 2010-10

Subject: Correction to October Electronic Alerts

The following items were inadvertently left out of the October Electronic Announcement and we are forwarding them to the membership due to time-critical content.

Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer
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REQUEST FOR COMMUNITY INPUT FOR THE SOLAR AND SPACE PHYSICS DECADAL SURVEY

Deadline for Submission: 12 November 2010

John Huchra

AAS Informational Email 2010-9

Subject: John Huchra

Dear AAS Members and Colleagues,

It is with deep sadness that the American Astronomical Society announces the passing of AAS past-president John Peter Huchra on October 8.

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