5th Inter-Departmental Science Workshop 2012

8—9 November 2012

Volendam, The Netherlands



The complete programme is available as well as a PDF file.


Thursday, 8 November 2012

Session 1 Chair Benne Holwerda
09:00 Oliver Jennrich,
Mark McCaughrean,
Martin Kessler
09:15 Catarina Alves de Oliveira Unveiling the Chamaeleon: Herschel's first-look at the filamentary structure in the Chamaeleon molecular cloud
09:30 Jos de Bruijne Radial velocities for the Hipparcos-Gaia Hundred-Thousand-Proper-Motion project
09:45 Benoit Carry Serendipitous asteroid observations by OSIRIS/Rosetta
10:00 Nicola Da Rio How long does mass accretion last in young stars?
10:15 Björn Grieger Shape from shading under Titan's sky
10:30 — 11:00 Coffee break
Session 2 Chair Catarina Alves de Oliveira
11:00 Anik de Groof SWAP/PROBA2 observations of the large-scale, long-term evolution of the EUV corona
11:15 Pedro Garcia-Lario Herschel spectroscopy of proto-planetary and planetary nebulae
11:30 Guido de Marchi Recent star formation in the Magellanic Clouds
11:45 Xavier Dupac Observation strategies for Cosmic Microwave Background experiments
12:00 Nathan Leigh Three Principles of Multiplicity in Stellar Dynamics
12:15 Catherine Fischer Solar image compression in view of the Solar Orbiter mission
12:30 — 14:00 Lunch
Session 3 Chair Jiri Svoboda
14:00 Guido de Marchi Introduction new RF
14:30 Nicolas Hanowski Research SRE-OD
  Luigi Coangeli Research in SRE-SM
  Arvind Parmar Research in SRE-SA
14:45 Davide Gandolfi Ground based observations of Kepler planetary candidates
15:00 Matteo Guainazzi X-ray tomography of Active Galactic Nuclei
15:15 Ágnes Kóspál ALMA observations of molecular gas in the oldest gaseous debris disk system HD 21997
15:30 — 16:00 Coffee break
Session 4 Chair Ágnes Kóspál
16:00 Malcolm Fridlund What are the required next steps in Exoplanetology?
16:15 Simon Joyce Detection of X-ray emissions during eclipses of the Cataclysmic Variables Z Cha, HT Cas and OY Car
16:30 Benne Holwerda The Dust Lane in Edge-on Spiral Galaxies.
16:45 Erik Kuulkers The Galactic bulge as a Christmas tree: results from almost 10 years of INTEGRAL monitoring
17:00 Lauranne Fauvet Study of the Galactic magnetic field using the PLANCK satellite data
Session 5 Chair Oliver Jennrich
17:15 All poster authors Teaser talks — One minute to advertise your poster
17:25 — 19:15 Poster Session
19:30 — … Dinner

Friday, 9 November 2012

Session 6 Chair Nathan Leigh
09:00 Bruno Merin Unveiling the formation of stars and planets in Chamaeleon with Herschel
09:15 Jan Tauber Molecular and atomic line astrophysics with Planck
09:30 Joana Santos Far-IR star-formation in XMMUJ2235.3-2557, a massive cluster at z ≤ 1.4
09:45 Richard Saxton An X-ray view of the tidal disruption of a star by a super-massive black hole.
10:00 Håkan Svedhem The variable mesosphere of Venus, as determined by data from drag and torque measurements by Venus Express
10:15 Jiri Svoboda General-relativity effects on the X-ray reflection spectra from black-hole accretion discs
10:30 — 11:00   Coffee break
Session 7 Chair Nicola Da Rio
11:00 Ricardo Perez-Martinez OSIRIS and Herschel view of Cluster of Galaxies CL0024+1652
11:15 Dimitrij Titov A synthesis of the cloud investigation by Venus Express
11:30 Ivan Valtchanov Star formation at high redshift: overview of some recent Herschel results
11:45 Anthony Marston Galactic Evolved Massive Stars Discovered by Their Infrared Emission
12:00 Elena Martellato Raditladi and Rachmaninoff basins: Age Analysis and Numerical modelling
12:15 Mark McCaughrean Epsilon Indi B: ten years on
12:30 — 14:00 Lunch
Session 8 Chair Lauranne Fauvet
14:00 Daniel Müller Visualizing the Sun and Heliosphere in 3D
14:15 Elisa Nespoli Spectral states in Be/X-ray pulsars
14:30 Johannes Benkhoff A surface thermal model to study comets and near surface layers of planetary bodies
14:45 Prashin Jethwa The effect of radially dependent disc ionisation on black hole reflection spectra
15:00 Detlef Koschny Light curves from a permanent meteor camera station in the Canary Islands
15:15 Nicloas Altobelli Insights on the Zodiacal Cloud Dust Populations at Saturn from CASSINI-CDA
15:30 Uwe Lammers Astrometry of near-by stars — Improvements gained by combining data from the space missions Hipparcos, Nano-JASMINE and Gaia
15:45 Mark McCaughrean,
Martin Kessler
Closing Remarks
16:00 End of Workshop


Deborah Baines VOSpec v6.5: Multi-wavelength Spectral Analysis Tool and SED builder
Stephan Birkmann JWST/NIRSpec capabilities for exoplanet transit observations
Luigi Cacciapuoti Atom Interferometry Measurement of the Newtonian Gravitational Constant: Status of the MAGIA Experiment
Agustin Chicarro INSPIRE — A Future Mars Network Science Mission
Ignacio de la Calle Broadband Long-Term Variability of VHE Blazars: the case of Mrk421
Bernard Foing Comparative planetology and astrobiology
Bernhard Geiger Studies for the Observation of Astroids with the Venus Express Star Tracker
Mark Kidger The effects of Solar Cycle 24 on Herschel
Ralf Kohley Scientific computing using FPGAs: high performance centroiding
Rodrigo Leonardi The Planck Legacy Archive
Jonathan McAuliffe Orbital observations of meteors in the Martian atmosphere using the SPOSH camera
Bruno Merin A new Herschel view of the young star T54: not a transitional disk?
Bruno Merin Transitional disks as seen by Herschel
Richard Moissl Scale-integrated spectral characterisation of mineralogical analogues to Mars at Rio Tinto
Alejandro Monielo Review of Research Projects by INSA Employees at ESAC
Alcione Mora Measuring exoplanet inclinations with Gaia
Laurence O'Rourke Herschel observations of Jupiter Family Comets and of the Rosetta target 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Laurence O'Rourke Herschel observations of the Marco Polo-R target asteroid 175706 (1996 FG3).
Miguel Sanchez-Portal A multi-wavelength landscape of the evolution of galaxies in clusters: the case of RXJ 1257+4738 at z~0.87
David Teyssier Herschel/HIFI View on Massive Evolved Stars: the HIFISTARS sample of Super- giant and Yellow Hypergiant envelopes
Joe Zender Understand the solar UV and EUV irradiance variability and compare with the Active Regions