Bay Area Exoplanet Science Meeting #15

December 11, 2015

SFSU, San Francisco, CA

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AGENDA (pdf)
9:00 Coffee, breakfast snacks, and Conversation
9:30 Characterizing Potentially Habitable Planets Victoria Meadows (UW)
10:30 CELESTA - a Catalog of Earth-Like Exoplanet Survey Targets Colin Orion Chandler (SFSU)
10:50 BREAK
11:20 The Impact of Non-Uniform Cloud Cover on Transit Transmission Spectra Mike Line (Hubble Fellow, NASA Ames)
11:40 Photochemical haze in exoplanetary atmospheres Hiroshi Imanaka (SETI Institute/NASA Ames)
12:10 Lunch
13:30 Evidence for Reflected Light from the Most Eccentric Known Exoplanet Stephen Kane (SFSU)
13:50 Orbital Eccentricity of Small Exoplanets Vincent Van Eylen (Aarhus University)
14:20 A Method for Selecting M dwarfs with an Increased Likelihood of Unresolved Ultra-cool Companionship Neil Cook (U Hertfordshire)
14:50 BREAK
15:20 The Effect of Giant Planets on Terrestrial Planet Formation Tom Barclay (NASA Ames)
15:40 First resolved images of the debris disk around HD 131835 with T-ReCS and the Gemini Planet Imager Li-Wei Hung (UCLA)
16:00 In Situ Formation and Water Delivery to Mars Elisa Quintana (NASA Ames)
16:30 Wrap up and brief discussion of future meetings (Likely March 4 or 18, UNKNOWN VENUE) ALL

Tom Greene,
Dec 13, 2015, 2:38 PM