EGU General Assembly 2008
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IS51 - PS2.2/BG7.4: Astrobiology, Mars and robotic exploration (co-organized by BG & PS)
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-04364 oral (15 min) - Thomas-Keprta, K. L.; Clemett, S. J.; McKay, D. S.; Gibson, E. K.; Wentworth, S. J.; FEI Corporation, FEI
Reevaluation of the "Life-on-Mars" Hypothesis: Origin of ALH84001 Carbonate-Magnetite Assemblages
Kathie Thomas-Keprta,
PS2.1: Exploring the Solar System - Missions and Techniques
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-05213 oral solicited (15 min) - Chassefiere, E.; THE EVE TEAM
European Venus Explorer : an in-situ mission to Venus using a balloon platform
Eric Chassefiere,
EGU2008-A-08944 oral solicited (30 min) - Lebreton, J.-P.
In Situ Exploration of Titan: Lessons Learned From Huygens
Jean-Pierre Lebreton,
PS3.1: Mercury
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-07745 oral solicited (30 min) - Sprague, A.L.
Mercury: A Review of Observed Characteristics and Formation Possibilities
EGU2008-A-09183 oral solicited (30 min) - Solomon, S. C.; McNutt Jr., R. L.; Bedini, P. D.; Finnegan, E. J.; the MESSENGER Team
MESSENGERís First Mercury Flyby: An Overview of Observations
Sean C. Solomon,
EGU2008-A-12196 oral (15 min) - Benkhoff, J
BepiColombo- A mission to explore Mercury
Johannes Benkhoff,
PS3.2: Mars Science & Exploration
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-04516 oral (15 min) - Safaeinili, A; Plaut, J; Holt, J; Phillips, R; Gim, Y; Orosei, R; Biccari, D; Seu, R; Picardi, G
Recent results from MARSIS and SHARAD radar sounders
EGU2008-A-04863 oral (15 min) - Atreya, S.; Delory, G.; Encrenaz, T.; Formisano, V.; Farrell, W.; Mahaffy, P.; Mumma, M.; Renno, N.
Martian methane: faster destruction, bigger source
Sushil K. Atreya,
EGU2008-A-06378 oral (15 min) - Chicarro, A. F.
Mars-NEXT – A future step in the European exploration of Mars
Agustin Chicarro,
PS3.3: Venus Express: two years in orbit
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-05343 oral solicited (15 min) - Taylor, FW
The Climate on Venus: Insights from Venus Express
Fred W. Taylor,
EGU2008-A-08349 oral solicited (30 min) - Piccioni, G. ; Drossart, P.; the VIRTIS-Venus Express team
Observations by VIRTIS on Venus Express
giuseppe piccioni,
EGU2008-A-11014 oral solicited (15 min) - Barabash, S.; Sauvaud, J.-A.; Fedorov, A. ; ASPERA-4
Review of the results from Analyzer of Space Plasmas and Energetic Atoms ASPERA-4 onboard Venus Express
Stas Barabash,
EGU2008-A-12301 oral solicited (15 min) - Bertaux, J.-L.
Overview of the SPICAV/SOIR results in the context of dynamics and chemistry of the Venus atmosphere
Jean-Loup Bertaux,
EGU2008-A-12303 oral solicited (30 min) - Svedhem, H.; Titov, D. ; Witasse, O.
Status and scientific highlights of the Venus Express mission
HŚkan Svedhem,
PS3.4: Lunar science and exploration
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-01969 oral solicited (15 min) - Kato, M.; Takizawa, Y. ; Sasaki, S.
Present status of Kaguya( SELENE) mission and science goals
Manabu Kato,
EGU2008-A-03423 oral solicited (15 min) - Koschny, D.; Crawford, I.; Houdou, B.; Kempf, S.; Lognonne, P.; Pradier, A.; Ricci, C.; Vaujour, P.-D.
Science goals of MoonNEXT, an ESA study to put a lander on the Moon
Detlef Koschny,
EGU2008-A-03809 oral solicited (15 min) - Jaumann, R.; LEO Team
Lunar Exploration Orbiter LEO
Ralf Jaumann,
EGU2008-A-05562 oral solicited (15 min) - Zuber, M.; Smith, D.; Alkalai, L.; Lehman, D.
The GRAIL gravity mission to the Moon
Maria Zuber,
EGU2008-A-09766 oral (15 min) - Houdou, B.; Pradier, A.; Koschny, D.; Vaujour, P.-D.
MoonNEXT: ESA Phase A Mission Study of a Lunar Lander with In-Situ Science and Mobility
Berengere HOUDOU,
EGU2008-A-11165 oral solicited (15 min) - Vondrak, R; The LRO Project Science Working Group
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mission Overview
John Keller,
EGU2008-A-11819 oral (15 min) - Foing, B.H.; Grieger, B.; Koschny, D.; Josset, J.L.; Beauvivre, S.; Ellouzi, M.; Peters, S.; Almeida, M.; Frew, D.; The SMART-1 STWT Team, N.; The SMART-1 STWT Team
Synthesis of SMART-1 lunar results: Science and Exploration
Bernard Foing,
EGU2008-A-12202 oral (15 min) - Haruyama, J.; Ohtake, M.; Matunaga, T.; Morota, T.; Honda, C.; Torii, M.; Yokota, Y.; Ogawa, Y.; Abe, M.; LISM working group
First Results from LISM on Kaguya
Haruyama Junichi,
EGU2008-A-12206 oral (15 min) - Foing, B.H.; ILEWG pannel
Perspectives for international lunar exploration
Bernard Foing,
PS4.0: Outer planets and satellites
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-01826 oral solicited (15 min) - Coustenis, A.; CIRS Investigation Team, The; TandEM Consortium, The
Titanís chemical composition from current and future exploration
Athena Coustenis,
EGU2008-A-02312 oral solicited (15 min) - Encrenaz, Th.; Owen, T.
Jupiter and the Giant Planets
Tobias Owen,
EGU2008-A-02883 oral solicited (15 min) - Lopes, R.M.; Stofan, E.R.; Wood, C.; Radebaugh, J.; Kirk, R.; Lorenz, R.; Lunine, J.; Wall, S.D.; Mitchell, K.L.; Mitri, G.
New views of Titanís surface geology from the Cassini RADAR
Rosaly Lopes,
EGU2008-A-02912 oral solicited (15 min) - Flasar, F. M.; Schinder, P. J.; Marouf, E. A.; Achterberg, R. K.; French, R. G.; McGhee, C. A.; Kliore, A. J.; Rappaport, N. J.
The thermal structure of Titanís atmosphere
F. Michael Flasar,
EGU2008-A-02920 oral solicited (15 min) - Waite, J.H.
Titan and Enceladus: Through the Eyes of the Cassini Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer
J. Hunter Waite,
EGU2008-A-03759 oral solicited (15 min) - Jaumann, R.; VIMS Titan Team
Erosion on Titan
Ralf Jaumann,
EGU2008-A-04430 oral solicited (15 min) - Davies, A. G.; Matson, D. L.; Castillo, J. C.; Johnson, T. V.; Sotin, C.
Cryolava Emplacement on Titan and Resulting Morphology: Modelling Strategy
Ashley Davies,
EGU2008-A-04876 oral solicited (15 min) - Atreya, S.K.; Lunine, J.I.; Niemann, H.B.; Wilson, E.H.
Where have Titanís ethane oceans gone?
Sushil K. Atreya,
EGU2008-A-05664 oral solicited (15 min) - West, R
Clouds and Haze on Saturn
Robert West,
EGU2008-A-05919 oral solicited (15 min) - Baines, K.; Momary, T.; Roos-Serote, M.; Showman, A.; Atreya, S.; Brown, R.; Buratti, B.; Clark, R.; Nicholson, P.
Saturnís zonal structure at depth: Dimensional characteristics and constraints on temporal variability over 3 years of Cassini/VIMS mapping
Kevin Baines,
EGU2008-A-05967 oral solicited (15 min) - Khurana, K. K.; Mitchell, D. G.; Arridge, C.S.; Dougherty, M. K.; Russell, C. T.; Paranicas, C.; Krupp, N.
The mystery of rotational signals from Saturnís magnetosphere revealed
Krishan Khurana,
EGU2008-A-08705 oral solicited (15 min) - Lebreton, J.-P.
Recent Results On Titan From Huygens
Jean-Pierre Lebreton,
EGU2008-A-08780 oral solicited (15 min) - Sotin, C.; Le Corre, L.; LeMouelic, S.; Barnes, J.W.; Brown, R.H.; Jaumann, R.; Soderblom, J.; Baines, K.; Buratti, B.; Clark, R.
CASSINI/VIMS observations of cryo-volcanic features on Titan: implications for the methane cycle
Christophe Sotin,
EGU2008-A-10189 poster solicited - Lorenz, R.; Stiles, B.; Kirk, R.; Zebker, H.; Callahan, P.; Radarteam, T.C.
Geophysical Results at Titan from Cassini RADAR : Topography and Spin State Overview
Ralph D. Lorenz,
EGU2008-A-10467 poster solicited - Soderblom, J. M.; Barnes, J. W.; Brown , R. H.; Jaumann, R.; Le Mouťlic, S.; Soderblom, L. A.; Sotin, C.; Stephan, K.; The VIMS Team
Investigation into the Origin of a Crater Complex on Titan Observed by Cassini VIMS
Jason Soderblom,
EGU2008-A-11071 oral solicited (15 min) - Johnson, T.
Geophysics of icy Saturnian satellites
Torrence Johnson,
PS4.1: Satellites and rings
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-04882 oral solicited (15 min) - Hansen, C.; Esposito, L.; Colwell, J.; Hendrix, A.; Meinke, B.; Stewart, I.
Observations of Enceladus' Plume from Cassini's Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph
Candice Hansen,
EGU2008-A-05224 oral solicited (15 min) - Charnoz, S.; The Cassini Imaging Team, C.
The complex life of Saturn's small satellites at the ring's outer edge
Sebastien Charnoz,
EGU2008-A-05702 poster solicited - Showalter, M.; Lissauer, J.; French, R.; Hamilton, D.; Nicholson, P.; de Pater, I.
Hubble Observations of the Uranian Ring Plane Crossing
Mark Showalter,
EGU2008-A-08696 oral solicited (15 min) - Evans, M.W.
Saturn's F ring, building a theory of it's structure
Michael Evans,
EGU2008-A-11036 oral solicited (15 min) - Denk, T.; Cassini Imaging Team
Iapetus: Results from the Cassini Imaging Experiment and Notes on the Brightness Dichotomy Enigma
Tilmann Denk,
PS6.0: Planetary Plasma Physics
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-05581 oral solicited (15 min) - Krimigis, S; Acuna, M; Andrews, G; Anderson, B; Baker, D; Gloeckler, G; Gold, R; Ho, G; Korth, H; Livi, S; The MESSENGER Team
Overview of plasma, energetic particles, and magnetic fields in MercuryĘs magnetosphere: First results from MESSENGER
Stamatios Krimigis,
PS7: Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer in Planetary Atmospheres
Abstract Status Scheduled Contributions (Author(s), Title) Name and Email of Contact
EGU2008-A-06103 oral solicited (30 min) - Crisp, D.
Frontiers in radiative transfer for remote sensing and climate modeling of Venus and Mars
David Crisp,

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