Planetary Atmospheres and Their Evolution I

Monday, 14 December 2015: 08:00-10:00
2007 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Feng Tian, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Conveners:  Michael H Wong, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States and David Brain, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
Chairs:  Michael H Wong, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States and David Brain, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Feng Tian, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Venus: Long Term Observations from Venus Monitoring Camera on Venus Express Orbiter (80460)
Sanjay S Limaye, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States and Venus Monitoring Camera Team
Single Large Impacts and their Consequences on the Evolution of a Coupled Atmosphere-Interior Venus Model (58483)
Cedric Gillmann, Royal Observatory of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium, Gregor Golabek, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, Universitaet Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany and Paul J. Tackley, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Comparative Studies of the Density and Thermal Structure and Associated Escape Rates of Pluto and Triton's Atmospheres (68364)
Xun Zhu, Johns Hopkins Univ, Laurel, MD, United States and Darrell F Strobel, Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore, MD, United States
Moist convection in hydrogen atmospheres and the frequency of Saturn’s giant storms (Invited) (70182)
Cheng Li and Andrew P. Ingersoll, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
Snow or rain on early Mars? (Invited) (70381)
Robin Duncan Wordsworth, Harvard, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, MA, United States
Can cirrus clouds warm early Mars? (63587)
Ramses M Ramirez, Cornell University, Astronomy, Ithaca, NY, United States
Effects of Bulk Composition on the Atmospheric Dynamics on Close-in Exoplanets (75753)
Xi Zhang, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and Adam P Showman, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
The Interaction of Venus-like, M-dwarf Planets with the Stellar Wind of Their Host Star (59114)
Ofer Cohen1, Alex Glocer2, Jeremy J Drake1, Yingjuan Ma3, Jared Micheal Bell4, Cecilia Garraffo1 and Tamas I Gombosi5, (1)Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (4)National Institute of Aerospace, Yorktown, VA, United States, (5)Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
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