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Exoplanets and Astrobiology at EPSC

posted Sep 25, 2012, 8:21 AM by Abel Mendez Torres   [ updated Sep 25, 2012, 8:22 AM ]

These are the presentations related to exoplanets and astrobiology at the European Planetary Science Congress 2012, IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, 23–28 September 2012, Madrid, Spain.


Oral Program EX1

Observations and Modelling of Exoplanetary Atmospheres, Interiors and Orbits
Convener: J. Cho 
Co-Conveners: G. Tinetti, C. Agnor

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012
Room: Saturn

Chairperson: James Cho

14:30–14:45
EPSC2012-946
System Coupling and the Evolution of Short Period Planets
C. B. Agnor and D. N. C. Lin
14:45–15:00
EPSC2012-502
The tidal response of super-Earths and large icy worlds
G. Tobie, O. Grasset, M. Behounkova, J. Besserer, O. Cadek, G. Choblet, and A. Mocquet
15:00–15:15
EPSC2012-249
Si chemistry in the atmospheres of extrasolar giant planets
P. Lavvas, T. Koskinen, and R.V. Yelle
15:15–15:30
EPSC2012-474
Ionisation of gas-giant type exoplanetary atmospheres under stellar radiation
J. Chadney, M. Galand, Y. Unruh, and T. Koskinen
15:30–15:40
EPSC2012-223
Photo-thermo-chemistry of hot atmospheres
O. Venot, E. Hébrard, M. Agundez, M. Dobrijevic, F. Selsis, F. Hersant, R. Bounaceur, Y. Bénilan, M.-C. Gazeau, N. Fray, and N. Iro
15:40–15:50
EPSC2012-523
WASP-12b and 4b: closing in on compositions of highly-irradiated exoplanet atmospheres
M. Hollis, G. Tinetti, M. Swain, and P. Deroo
15:50–16:00
EPSC2012-565
Energetic neutral atom modeling as a tool for upper atmosphere structure characterization
K.G. Kislyakova, H. Lammer, M. Holmström, N.V. Erkaev, and M.L. Khodachenko
Chairperson: Craig Agnor

16:30–16:40
EPSC2012-381
Five Years of Exoplanet Observations with the CoRoT Space Observatory
H.J. Deeg and the CoRoT Exoplanet Science Team (CEST) Team
16:40–16:50
EPSC2012-198
The CoRoT Exoplanet Program for the next 3 years
J. Cabrera and the CoRoT Scientific Committee Team
16:50–17:00
EPSC2012-415
The PLATO Mission
H. Rauer
17:00–17:10
EPSC2012-764
On the Synergy Between Gaia and Transit Surveys
A. Sozzetti
17:10–17:25
EPSC2012-195
Exoplanetary spectroscopy using unsupervised machine learning
I. P. Waldmann and G. Tinetti
17:25–17:35
EPSC2012-736
The 0.81 - 4.2 micron ground-based transmission spectra of the hot jupiter HD-189733b
C. Danielski, P. Deroo, G. Tinetti, I. P. Waldmann, and M. Swain
17:35–17:45
EPSC2012-919
EChO: What are exoplanets made of?
G. Tinetti, P. Drossart, K. Isaak, O. Krause, C. Lovis, G. Micela, M. Ollivier, I. Ribas, I. Snellen, and B. Swinyard
17:45–17:55
EPSC2012-787
Characterizing the Atmospheres of Transiting Planets with a Dedicated Space Telescop
M. Tessenyi and G. Tinetti

Chairperson: Giovanna Tinetti

18:15–18:30
EPSC2012-795
General Circulation and Variability of Close-In Exoplanet Atmospheres
H. T. Thrastarson and P. Chen
18:30–18:45
EPSC2012-893
Modelling the atmosphere of a template "hot Jupiter" exoplanet
V. L. Bending, S. R. Lewis, and U. Kolb
18:45–19:00
EPSC2012-730
Intercomparison of General Circulation Models for Hot Extrasolar Planets
I. Polichtchouk, J. Y-K. Cho, C. Watkins, H. Th. Thrastarson, O. M. Umurhan, and M. de la Torre-Juarez
19:00–19:10
EPSC2012-885
Impact of circulation winds on the atmospheric chemistry of the hot Jupiter HD 209458b
M. Agundez, O. Venot, N. Iro, F. Selsis, F. Hersant, E. Hebrard, and M. Dobrijevic
19:10–19:20
EPSC2012-78
Long-term photometric monitoring of WASP-3b
M.-T. Eibe, L. Cuesta, A. Ullan, A. Perez-Verde, and J. Navas
19:20–19:30
EPSC2012-500
Characterizing Super-Mercuries by their infrared orbital photometry
A.-S. Maurin, F. Selsis, F. Hersant, A. Belu, S. N. Raymond, J. Leconte, and M. Delbo
19:30–19:40
EPSC2012-688
Temperature effects on exoplanetary atmospheric (bio)markers
E. Hébrard, O. Venot, M. Dobrijevic, and F. Selsis
19:40–19:50
EPSC2012-580
High-resolution spectroscopy of the Earthshine. Metal lines detected in Earth reflection spectrum
B. González-Merino, E. Pallé, and P. Montañes-Rodríguez

Oral Program EX2/AB1

Super-Earths and Habitability
Convener: J. L. Grenfell 
Co-Convener: L. Kaltenegger

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012
Room: Venus

Chairperson: John Lee Grenfell

09:00–09:15
EPSC2012-306
Potential Biosignatures in Super-Earth Atmospheres: Photochemical Responses
J. L. Grenfell, S. Gebauer, M. Godolt, K. Palczynski, H. Rauer, J. Stock, P. v. Paris, R. Lehmann, and F. Selsis
09:15–09:30EPSC2012-460
Exploring super-Earth atmospheres (withdrawn)
Y. Miguel and L. Kaltenegger
09:30–09:45
EPSC2012-537
Searching for signs of habitability with LOUPE, the Lunar Observatory of Unresolved Polarimetry of Earth
T. Karalidi, D. M. Stam, F. Snik, S. Bagnulo, W.B. Sparks, and C.U. Keller
09:45–10:00
EPSC2012-573
Climate modeling of Earth-like extrasolar planets around K and F-type stars
M. Godolt, J.L. Grenfell, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, A.B.C. Patzer, and H. Rauer
10:00–10:15
EPSC2012-758
Thermal Evolution and Habitability of super-Earths
V. Stamenkovic and D. Breuer

Poster Program EX1

Observations and Modelling of Exoplanetary Atmospheres, Interiors and Orbits
Convener: J. Cho 
Co-Conveners: G. Tinetti, C. Agnor

Attendance Time: Thursday, 27 Sep 18:15–19:45
Poster Area

Chairperson: Cho, Tinetti, Agnor

P124
EPSC2012-58
Power laws and classification of planets
H. J. Durand-Manterola

P125
EPSC2012-772
Joint Planet Hunting with ASTEP and BEST II T.
T. Pasternacki, T. Fruth, J. Cabrera, S. Czismadia, P. Eigmueller, A. Erikson, H. Rauer, R. Titz-Weider, L. Abe, K. Agabi, N. Crouzet, I. Goncalves, T. Guillot, D. Mekarnia, and J.-P. Rivet

P126
EPSC2012-759
Atmospheric Gravitational Tides on Close-In Extrasolar Giant Planets
C. Watkins and J. Y-K. Cho

P127
EPSC2012-755
Photometric transit search for planets around cool stars from the western Italian Alps: The APACHE survey
P. Giacobbe, M. Damasso, A. Sozzetti, J. M. Christille, D. Cenadelli, L. Lanteri, P. Calcidese, A. Bernagozzi, E. Bertolini, M. G. Lattanzi, and R. Smart

P128
EPSC2012-143
Photometrical observations and time transit variations (TTV) researches of extrasolar planets
E. Sokov, I. Vereshchagina, Yu. Gnedin, A. Devyatkin, D. Gorshanov, E. Romas, V. Kouprianov, A. Ivanov, V. Slesarenko, S. Karashevich, I. Izmailov, E. Grosheva, B. Ermakov, S. Klimanov, A. Bourdanov, K. Ivanov, P. Lake, and A. Ayiomamitis

P129
EPSC2012-601
The search for exoplanets in Kepler stellar light curves using a processing pipeline developed for the space telescope CoRoT
S. Grziwa, J. Korth, and M. Pätzold

P130
EPSC2012-955
Thermospheric emissions of the early Earth
D. Bernard, M. Barthélémy, G. Gronoff, H. Ménager, and J. Lilensten

Oral Program AB3

Astrobiology
Convener: F. Westall
Co-Conveners: F. Foucher, R. Amils

Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
Room: Jupiter Auditorium

Chairperson: F. Foucher

09:00–09:15
EPSC2012-501
When the Viking Missions Discovered Life on the Red Planet
G. Bianciardi, J. D. Miller, P. A. Straat, and G. V. Levin
09:15–09:30
EPSC2012-113
Life Origination Hydrate hypothesis (LOH-hypothesis): CH4-hydrate matrix as a necessary condition for life origin
E. A. Kadyshevich and V. E. Ostrovskii
09:30–09:45
EPSC2012-405
Circumpolar water ice patches as possible microhabitats on Mars
A. Kereszturi, Sz. Berczi, A. Horvath, T. Pocs, A. Sik, and E. Szathmary
09:45–10:00
EPSC2012-801
Lithic microbial communities from a Mars analogue site in Utah desert
L. Rodrigues, B. H. Foing, G. R. Davies, C. Stoker, J. Clarke, A. Correia, and A. Alves
10:00–10:15
EPSC2012-499
Assessing antibody microarray for space missions: effect of long-term storage, gamma radiation and high energy proton radiation
G. de Diego-Castilla and V. Parro
10:15–10:30
EPSC2012-447
The experiment BOSS on EXPOSE R-2, Mission Preparation Tests for Biofilm Organisms Surfing Space
C. Panitz, P. Rettberg, E. Rabbow, A. Bauermeister, S. Barczyk, D. Billi, Ch. Cockell, H.K. Flemming, H. Stan-Lotter, and K. Venkateswaran

Chairperson: F. Foucher

11:00–11:15
EPSC2012-917
Exoplanets, extremophiles and habitability
E. Janot Pacheco and L. Bernardes
11:15–11:30
EPSC2012-918
The limits of extremophilic life expanded under extraterrestrial environment-simulated experiments
C. Lage, G. Dalmaso, L. Teixeira, I. Paulino-Lima, E. Janot-Pacheco, X. Abrevaya, A. Azúa-Bustos, V. Pelizzari, and A. Rosado
11:30–11:45
EPSC2012-175
Assessing the influence of astronomical phenomena on the Earth's biosphere
F. Feng and C. A. L. Bailer-Jones
11:45–12:00
EPSC2012-12
Development of geological processes on the Earth and their impact on the early biosphere
E. Sharkov
12:00–12:15
EPSC2012-890
Astrobiology Road Mapping (AstRoMap): A new FP7 program
F. Gómez, N. Walter, G. Horneck, C. Muller, P. Rettberg, and M.T. Capria
12:15–12:30
EPSC2012-945
Is there life out there? - A new series for the ESA's Web TV
J. F. Clervoy, F. Coliolo, A. Brack, and G. G. Ori

Poster Program AB3

Astrobiology
Convener: F. Westall
Co-Conveners: F. Foucher, R. Amils

Attendance Time: Thursday, 27 Sep 18:15–19:45
Poster Area

Chairperson: F. Foucher

P131
EPSC2012-9
The investigation of microfossils in ancient rocks: the comparison of different techniques
M. Astafieva

P132
EPSC2012-212
Analytical techniques for direct identification of biosignatures and microorganisms
C. Cid, L. Garcia-Descalzo, E. Garcia-Lopez, M. Postigo, A. Alcazar, and F. Baquero

P133
EPSC2012-936
Detection of biosignatures in silicified rocks using Raman spectroscopy
F. Foucher and F. Westall

P134
EPSC2012-901
Mineralogical characterization of Los Escullos (Cabo de Gata) using spectroscopic techniques
F. Rull, G. Klingelhöfer, G. Venegas, J. Medina, and J. Martínez-Frías

P135
EPSC2012-754
Raman study of mineralogical precipitation sequence of Rio Tinto (Mars analog)
G. Venegas, J. Guerrero, A. Sansano, A. Sanz, and F. Rull

P136
EPSC2012-533
Spectroscopy studies of bioinduced carbonates and the search for life on Mars
A. Blanco, M. D’Elia, S. Fonti, V. Orofino, A. Mastandrea, A. Guido, F. Russo, and F. Tosti

P137
EPSC2012-904
Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) for identifying traces of adenine in different mineral and rock samples
B. Lafuente, R. Navarro, A. Sansano, and F. Rull

P138
EPSC2012-83
Searching for organic matter on Mars by immunological assays: Detection of mellitic acid in the surface and subsurface of the Atacama Desert terrestrial analog
Y. Blanco, L.A. Rivas, M. Ruiz-Bermejo, and V. Parro

P139
EPSC2012-877
First report on the survival of cyanobacteria in Mars simulation chamber in a Hungarian-DLR cooperation
S. Dulai, A. Kereszturi, J.-P. deVera, L. Koncz, A. Lorek, M. Marschall, D. T. Möhlmann, and T. Pocs

P140
EPSC2012-362
Oxidoreductase mimic activity of natural pyrrhotite
A. L. Ibáñez de Aldecoa, F. Velasco, and C. Menor-Salván

P141
EPSC2012-369
Molecular self-assembly on surfaces
E. Mateo-Marti and C. M. Pradier

P142
EPSC2012-375
Peptide bond formation of alanine on silica and alumina surfaces as a catalyst
M.  Sánchez Arenillas and E. Mateo Martí

P143
EPSC2012-127
IR spectroscopic signatures of solid glycine and alanine in astrophysical ices
y. rodriguez

P144
EPSC2012-848
A theoretical investigation into the trapping of volatiles by clathrates in Lake Vostok, Antartica
A. Lakhlifi, O. Mousis, S. Picaud, E. Chassefière, and M. Pasek

P145
EPSC2012-920
From simple to complex prebiotic chemistry in a carbon-rich universe
C. Lage, E. Janot-Pacheco, A. Domiciano de Souza, O. Suárez, P. Bendjoya, and D. A. Gadotti