Comparative Climatology Symposium: New Approaches to Climate Research

Comparative Planetology

The symposium will highlight the similarities and contrasts between the environments of the terrestrial planets: Venus, Earth, Mars, and Titan. Presentations will cover current Earth climate models, Earth observation, past and current Venus missions (as a laboratory for Earth climate), observational studies of the Terrestrial planets (exoplanets), and the influence of the Sun on climate. The Symposium will conclude with a panel discussion and Q/A.

NASA Headquarters Auditorium
300 EST SW
Washington DC 20546
Open to the Public
May 7, 2013 9:00- 5:00pm EDT


AGENDA

09:00 - 09:15 NASA's Office of Chief Scientist- Welcoming Remarks
09:15 - 09:35 John Grunsfeld, SMD AA - Keynote
09:35 - 09:50 Jim Green/PSD - Setting the framework
09:50 - 10:20 David Grinspoon - Comparative Climatology

10:20 10:300 Break

10:30 - 11:00 Lori Glaze/Mark Bullock - Results from the 2012 Comparative Climatology Conference
11:00 - 11:30 Roald Sagdeev - What we learned about climate from Venus Russian missions
11:30 - 12:00 Jack Kaye/ ESD - Understanding Earth Climate from Earth Observations
12:00 - 01:00 Lunch break

01:00 - 01:30 Lennart Bengtsson - Towards Understanding the Climate of Venus from the perspective of an Earthling- a modeling approach
01:30 - 02:00 David Crisp - Towards Understanding the Climate from Terrestrial planets - an observational perspective
02:00 - 02:30 Roger Bonnet - Understanding Venus: perspective and approaches
02:30 - 03:30 Mark Marley/ASTRO - Exoplanets Perspective on Climate
03:30 - 04:00 Madhulika Guhathakurta/HELIO - Sun Influence on Climate

4:00 - 04:10 Break

04:10 - 05:00 Panel Discussion - SMD Directors - MC by Ellen Stofan

Q/A

POC: A. Ocampo 202 358-2152 or aco@nasa.gov

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