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Cycle 8 2021 Supplemental Call

The Cycle 8 2021 Supplemental Call is now closed. Proposals accepted in the Supplemental Call will be scheduled for observations between January 2022 and September 2022.

Timeline

December 2020

Cycle 8 2021 Pre-Announcement (Main Call and Supplemental Call)

8 September 2021 15:00 UT Release of the Cycle 8 2021 Stand-alone ACA Supplemental Call for Proposals, Observing Tool, and supporting documents, and opening of the Archive for proposal submission
6 October 2021 15:00 UT Deadline to submit Supplemental Call proposals
19 October 2021 Proposals are released to the reviewers, and Stage 1 begins
26 October 2021 15:00 UT Deadline to report conflicts of interest
16 November 2021 15:00 UT Distributed peer review Stage 1 deadline
17 November 2021 Distributed peer review Stage 2 begins
24 November 2021 15:00 UT Distributed peer review Stage 2 deadline
December 2021 Announcement of the outcome of the proposal review process and start of Phase 2 for accepted proposals
January 2022 Start of Science Observations
30 September 2022 End of ALMA Cycle 8 2021

Prioritization

Proposals accepted in the Cycle 8 2021 Supplemental Call will receive priority Grade “C”.

Peer Review Process

As in the Main Call, proposals submitted in the Supplemental Call will be peer reviewed using a distributed system in which each proposal team selects a designated reviewer to participate in the review process. Click here for more details about the proposal review process, and here for frequently asked questions.