Bay Area Exoplanet Science Meeting #3

December 14, 2012

SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo, Mountain View, CA (directions)

Contact Natalie Batalha or Tom Greene

AGENDA (pdf)
9:30 Coffee and Conversation
10:00 Piecing together the elements of planetary systems assembly Brad Hansen (UCLA)
11:00 From Dust to Planetesimals: Criteria for Gravitational Instability of Small Particles in Gas Ji-Ming Shi (UCB)
11:30 Lunch
13:30 An EXCEDE: Explorer mission concept to directly image habitable zone environments of nearby stars Ruslan Belikov (NASA ARC)
14:00 The NASA Exoplanet Archive and Kepler Community Follow-up Observation Program website Rachel Akeson (NEXScI)
14:30 Global Oxidation of the Earth and Earth-like Planets around other Stars Friedemann Freund (NASA ARC/SETI/SJSU)
15:00 BREAK
16:00 The Role of Clouds in the Transmission Spectrum of GJ 1214b Caroline Morley (UCSC)
16:30 The Cosmic Shoreline Revisited Kevin Zahnle (NASA ARC)
17:00 Wrap up and brief discussion of future meetings ALL