A number of publications are available that provide a general introduction
to radio astronomy, ASKAP and the SKA, including:
- A general overview of ASKAP
document published by CSIRO [1.7MB PDF]
sheets on radio astronomy, ASKAP and the SKA produced by the Australia – New
Zealand SKA Coordination Committee (anzSKA) and the international SKA Organisation
Several newsletters are available for the latest information on ASKAP and the SKA:
- The ASKAP Update is a regular publication
dedicated to conveying the latest news about CSIRO's ASKAP project to the international science and
- The quarterly
anzSKA Newsletter [external link] was published during the SKA site decision process betwen 2009 and 2012, providing news about SKA-related activities taking
place in Australia and New Zealand.
- Archived versions of CSIRO's
ASKAP and SKA News for Australian Industry e-newsletter are also available
ASKAP Science Publications
There are a number of ways to discover ASKAP science papers:
Information about ASKAP for Industry
Several publications provide technical information on ASKAP and outline
opportunities for industry to be involved with the project:
- The Australian Industry
Participation Plan [2008, 1MB PDF] for ASKAP and the establishment of the
Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory outlines how CSIRO provides full, fair and
reasonable opportunity to Australian businesses, including small and medium
enterprises, to supply goods and services to the ASKAP and MRO projects.
- The Australian SKA Industry
Capability Directory, on the ProjectConnect website, showcases a wide range
of Australian companies and organisations with the expertise and excellence to
support the development and construction of ASKAP and the SKA. Register your
organisation and its capabilities by visiting
www.skacapabilities.com.au and following the links.
- The SKA Technologies Roadmap [version 1.1, 2007,
1MB PDF] reviews Australian SKA-related R&D and industry opportunities.
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