Scientific program

Observatoire de Paris, Salle Cassini November 19-20-21, 2008

With the ppt or pdf files, and movies !


Wednesday November 19th

Registration opens at 8:00.

Ouverture :

0845-0900 : D. EGRET Welcome to Obs de Paris
0900-0930 : SCHNEIDER Molecules in exoplanets: beyond the standard view

1a) Exoplanet atmospheres from transit observations (Chair : TINETTI)

09:30-10:00 : CHARBONNEAU, review + The Small Star Opportunity to Explore Super-Earth Atmospheres
10:00-10:30 : HARRINGTON, review on secondary transit + new results
10:30-11:00 : SWAIN, Methane Detected in an Extrasolar Planet Atmosphere (emphasis on spectroscopy)

--coffee break 11:00-11:40---

11:40-12:10 : VASISHT, Infrared Spectrophotometry of Exoplanets with the Hubble Space Telescope
12:10-12:40 : KNUTSON, Temperature Inversions in the Atmospheres of Hot Jupiters: Origins, Characteristics, Consequences.

1b) Exoplanet atmosphere dynamics  (Chair : TERQUEM)
12:40-13:10 : SHOWMAN, Atmospheric circulation of hot Jupiters

-------lunch break-------

14:15-14:45 : CHO,  Some crucial aspects of atmospheric dynamics for circulation and characterization
14:45-15:05 : AYLWARD, Introduction to thermosphere and exosphere of extrasolar planets

1c) Contributed talks, exoplanet atmosphere dynamics  (Chair : SHOWMAN)
15:05-15:25 :  IRO, atmosphere of extrasolar planets on eccentric orbits
15:25-15:45 :  LEWIS, Atmospheric Dynamics of Two Eccentric Transiting Planets: GJ436b and HD 17156b
15:45-16:05 :  KOSKINEN, A 3D Model for the Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere of Extrasolar Giant Planets

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1d) Contributed talks, transit observations  (Chair : VASISHT)
16:35-16:55 : BENDER, Direct spectroscopic characterization of non-transiting exoplanets
16:55-17:15 : BARNES, Detecting H_2O and CO in the atmospheres of close orbiting extrasolar giant planets using high resolution spectroscopy
17:15-17:35 : SNELLEN, Groundbased detection of Sodium in the transmission spectrum of HD 209458b

17:35-17:55 : CARTER, NICMOS spectrophotometric observations of HD 149026b
17:55-18:15 : KIPPING, exomoons

18h25-18:45 : Poster Speed Session

Thursday November 20th

1d) Contributed talks, transit observations  (Chair : VASISHT)
08:15-08:35 : ANDERSON, WASP planets and their characterisation
08:35-08:55 : DESERT, Space-based search for molecules in exoplanetary atmospheres.
08:55-09:15 : SING, HST/Nicmos narrow band photometry of HD 189733b

2b) Planets in the Solar System: overview  (Chair : COUSTENIS)
 09:15-09:55 : LELLOUCH, The composition of planetary atmospheres: a historical perspective
 09:55-10:35 : YUNG, Photochemistry in the Atmosphere of Exoplanets
 10:35-11:05 : CHASSEFIERE, upper atmosphere of Venus, Earth, Mars

-----coffee break--- 11:05-11:35-------

11:35-12:05 : MAILLARD, Observations of H3+ in emission in planetary atmospheres
12:05-12:35 : MILLER, The role of H3+ in planetary atmospheres  (movie 1) (movie 2)
12:35-12:55 : HOCHLAF, Ionic Chemistry in Titan: C2N2++ dication formation and fragmentation
12:55-13:15 : LEACH, VUV spectroscopy and photophysics of prebiotic molecules

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2c) Molecular data-lists  (Chair : BEZARD)
14:15-14:55 : ROTHMAN, Spectroscopic Parameters for the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Planets
14:55-15:15 : (Miller/Aylward for Tennyson), Molecular linelists for extrasolar planets
15:15-15:35 : ROUEFF, Visible-Optical to near InfraRed (VOIR) Emission of electron excited H2

Special session (Chair : BEAULIEU)
15:35-15:55 : CLAMPIN, Optical images of an exosolar planet 25 light years from Earth

15:55-16:15 : DOYON, Direct imaging of Multiple planets orbiting HR8799

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2d) Brown dwarfs (Chair : MAILLARD)

16:35-17:15 : BURGASSER, The Brown Dwarf-Exoplanet Connection and (for MARLEY) The Importance of Non-equilibrium Chemistry: Lessons for Exoplanets from Brown Dwarfs

17:15-17:35 : ALLARD F., Cloud formation in the atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets (movie)
17:35-17:55 : MENARD, Linear Polarisation of ultra cool dwarfs

19:30-23:00 : Reception with dinner cocktail, and wine tasting.

Friday November 21th

08:10-08:30 : HOMEIER, Mixing and CE departures in ultracool atmospheres
08:30-08:50 :  FREYTAG, Radiation hydrodynamics simulations of dust clouds

3b) Terrestrial exoplanets (modelling, habitability, detection of biosignatures)  (Chair : RIBAS)
08:50-09:10 : COUDE' DU FORESTO, The Blue Dot Team: pathways to habitable planets
09:10-09:30 : LAHAV, ExoFit: Orbital Parameters of Extra-solar Planets from radial velocities
09:30-09:50 : SELSIS, Characterizing habitable planets around M stars with the JWST
09:50-10:20 : STAM, Polarimetry of Exoplanets in Theory and in Practise
10:20-10:40 : PALLE, The transmission spectra of planet Earth
10:40-11:10 : TRAUB, Transit Spectra of Super-Earths

----coffee break ----11:10-11:40

11:40-12:00 : LAMMER, The loss of N2-rich atmospheres from Earth-like planets within M-star habitable zones
12:20-12:40 : HEDELT, Characterization of atmospheres of extrasolar terrestrial planets: Predictions of spectral appearance

3c) The future: short and long term missions and instruments to characterise exoplanet atmospheres.  (Chair : COUDE DU FORESTO)
12:40-13:10 : BOCCALETTI, A review of direct detection programs
13:10-13:30 : SWINYARD, SPICA

Afternoon 14:15

14:15-14:45 : CASH, High Quality Spectroscopy of Exoplanets Using the New Worlds Observer
14:45-15:05 : CLAMPIN, Capabilities of the James Webb Space Telescope for Transit Observations
15:05-15:35 :  SERABYN, interfero/corono from the ground
15:35-16:05 : ENYA, SPICA for the exo-planet observation (coronograph)

-----tea break---16:05-16:35

16:35-17:05 : BEUZIT, EPICS & SPHERE
17:05-17:35 : OLLIVIER, Spectral analysis of atmospheres by nulling interferometry
17:35-1755 : DOYON Detecting and Characterizing Exoplanets with the JWST Tunable Filter Imager

17:55-18:25 : BAUDOZ, SEE-Coast

3d) General discussion and conclusions.


FREEDMAN & SCHWENKE : Spectrum and opacity of CO2. Comparison of available databases.