The Integral Science Operations Centre (ISOC): From proposal to
N.R.Trams, P.Barr, C. Breneol, C. Winkler, L. Hansson, J. Sternberg,
J. Nolan et al.
The Integral Science Operations Centre at ESTEC are responsible for support to
the community in the issue of the Call for Proposals, support for the Time
Allocation Committee and mission planning. In this paper we discuss the various
aspects of the ISOC which are of interest to the community, with special
attention for the first Call for Proposals that will be issued in spring next
year. The role of the ISOC in the overall ground segment is discussed. Details
on the Integral Call for Observing proposals are given, including dates, and
relevant web addresses. An overview of the available tools in ISOC for the
preparation of the observing programmes is also given. The proposal
selection process by the Time Allocation Committee is briefly discussed.
Finally a description of the observation scheduling procedures and policies
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