(Tentative Dates) May 2022 - Single Dish Observing School
We hope to have this workshop in person in Green Bank, with both Green Bank and Arecibo staff on hand to give students an introduction to single dish observing, and telescope-specific training on the Green Bank and Arecibo telescopes.
Registration for this event is not yet open. We expect to open applications for the May 2022 GBT training workshop on February 1, 2022.
September 2021 - Single Dish Training School -- Open to the Scientific Community and presented jointly by the Green Bank (GBO) and Arecibo (AO) Observatories
We will host this workshop at the Green Bank Observatory with both in-person and remote participation available.We require any in-person participants to be fully vaccinated (Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J) before coming to Green Bank, and we will have daily health and temperature screenings (email firstname.lastname@example.org with vaccination questions). Green Bank and Arecibo scientists will be available to give students an introduction to single dish observing, and telescope-specific training on the Green Bank telescope. There is no registration fee for the workshop, and your housing accommodations and food will be paid for while you are in Green Bank. We are unfortunately not able to pay for transportation to Green Bank.
GBO/AO Single Dish Training School: September 13-17 (Monday - Friday) GBT Training Workshop: September 18-20 (Saturday - Monday)
Applications will be open from July 1 to August 1. As there are a limited number of spaces available, we will review applications and alert accepted participants in early August 2021. If we have more applicants than spaces available, we will prioritize attendance by (1) graduate students, (2) applicants with single dish telescope proposals under review or who are actively using archival data, (3) professional scientists looking to gain understanding of the single dish telescopes before submitting a proposal in a future call, (4) all other applicants.