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%% LaTeX template for the science justification to be       %%
%%       submitted as part of an ALMA proposal.             %%
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%%                      ALMA Cycle 2                        %%
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% If your figures are stored as PostScript files, you can use the
% following commands to generate a PDF file of your proposal:

%% latex file.tex
%% dvips file.dvi
%% ps2pdf file.ps file.pdf

% If your figures are PDF images or bitmap pictures in PNG, JPG, or GIF format,
% you can use the pdflatex command to generate a PDF file from this template
% (note, however, that the pdflatex command does not handle PostScript files):

% pdflatex file.tex

% WARNINGS:
%           1. You must make sure that PDF output generated from this
%              template is complete both when displayed with a viewer
%              (acroread, for example) and when printed on paper.
%              LaTeX installations vary greatly and therefore it might
%              not be possible to get all proposals to come out
%              correctly with a single text page layout.
%              In some cases you will have to adjust the
%              \topmargin=-7mm command in the template to center the
%              text vertically in the page.
%           2. The scientific justification, figures, tables, references,
%              and public outreach statement must all fit within the
%              4-page limit.
%           3. You are free to include colour images in your proposal
%              justification. Proposals are distributed to ALMA Review Panels
%              in electronic form. However, the scientific content of the
%              images should still remain clear when displayed or printed
%              in black and white.

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\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article}

\usepackage{graphics,graphicx}

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\textheight=247mm
\textwidth=180mm
\topmargin=-7mm
\oddsidemargin=-10mm
\evensidemargin=-10mm
\parindent 10pt

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\begin{document}
\pagestyle{plain}
\pagenumbering{arabic}

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%%%%% Title of proposal %%%%%
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\begin{center}
{\LARGE{\bf
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%% ENTER TITLE OF PROPOSAL BELOW THIS LINE
{The most distant galaxies in the universe can be seen by ALMA}
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}}
\end{center}
\bigskip

%% Principal Investigator (PI) initial(s) and family name %%
\centerline{\bf PI:
%% ENTER NAME OF PI BELOW THIS LINE
{Include here the name of the PI}}

\bigskip

% Type a concise abstract of your proposal here (optional).

\section{Abstract}
Include here the abstract of your proposal (optional)

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%%%%% Body of science justification %%%%%
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%% ENTER TEXT, FIGURES AND TABLES BELOW

\section{Scientific Justification}

Enter the scientific justification here, together with any figures and tables that you judge necessary.

%-----------------------------Figure Start---------------------------
\begin{figure}[tbh]
% The 'scale' parameter below allows you to scale the figure so that it fits within the page. In this case the figure was scaled to 20% of its original size.
\includegraphics[scale=0.2]{CO_velfield.png}
\caption{\em{The CO(1-0) velocity field of NGC\,3256, with contours
of the total line emission map overlaid (ALMA Science Verification Data).
}}
\end{figure}
%-----------------------------Figure End------------------------------

%-----------------------------Table Start-----------------------------
\begin{table}[tbh]
\begin{center}
\caption[]{\em{Here we show the continuum sensitivity required per band.}}
\begin{tabular}{cc}
\hline \noalign {\smallskip}
Frequency (GHz) & Sensitivity (mJy) \\
\hline \noalign {\smallskip}
100 & 0.01 \\
300 & 0.10 \\
%\hline \noalign {\smallskip}
\end{tabular}
\end{center}
\end{table}
%-----------------------------Table End ------------------------------

You can structure the scientific justification using the two subsections below (optional).

\subsection{Scientific rationale:}

% Please describe the scientific background of the project,
% pertinent references and previous work relevant to this
% proposal.

\subsection{Immediate objective:}

% Please describe the observations to be made and their specific
% purpose, with a clear explanation of the need for, and
% appropriateness of, ALMA Cycle 1 data.

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%% Potential for Publicity %%
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\section{Potential for Publicity}

% Here, include a brief statement on the potential of your proposal
% to generate publicity based on the scientific results to be obtained.

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%% References section: %
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\section{References}

% List references here

\noindent [1] Author1 et al. year, journal, vol, page

\noindent [2] Author2 et al. year, journal, vol, page

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\end{document}