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Workshop Astro-Antarctica

de à (Europe/Paris)
à Marseille CPPM ( Amphi )
Description The main aims of the meeting are to present and discuss:
- the status and results of the site qualification and astronomical instruments at Dome A and Dome C
- a summary of the recent meetings (SCAR Sydney, visit of Lyu in China...)
- possible plans of cooperation between Europe and China
- a possible European proposition to be submitted to the next (and last, as concerns Research Infrastructures) FP7 call (deadline 23 November 2011)
- the IAU Symp 288 to be held in Beijing in August 2012 (in the framework of the IAU GA)
Participants LYU ABE; Nicolas Epchtein; Stephanie Escoffier; Dominique Fouchez; Sonia Karkar; zuxuan qian; Charling TAO; Andre Tilquin
Go to day
  • mercredi 14 septembre 2011
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Registration and coffee/tea ( )
    • 10:30 - 10:45 Welcome to CPPM 15' ( )
      Intervenant: Eric Kajfasz (CPPM)
    • 10:45 - 11:00 Logistics 15' ( )
      Intervenant(s): Angélique Pepe (CPPM), Charling Tao
    • 11:00 - 11:20 Aims of the workshop, status and prospects of Astrophysics in Dome C 20' ( )
      Intervenant: Nicolas Epchtein (Laboratoire Fizeau, Nice)
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 11:20 - 12:05 The Concordia station at Dome C 45' ( )
      Intervenant: Christine David (IPEV)
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 12:05 - 12:25 Site qualification results in Dome C: an overview 20' ( )
      Intervenant: Dr. Eric Fossat (Nice)
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 12:25 - 13:05 Summary of Sydney SCAR workshop 40' ( )
      Intervenant(s): John Storey (USW, Sydney), Lyu Abe, Charling Tao
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 13:05 - 14:25 Lunch break ( ( Cafetaria ) )
    • 14:25 - 14:45 Current Australian activities in Antarctic astronomy 20' ( )
      Intervenant: John Storey
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 14:45 - 15:30 Chinese astronomy in Dome A 45' ( )
      Intervenant(s): Charling Tao (CPPM), Lifan Wang (Texas A&M, CCAA), Andre Tilquin
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 15:30 - 16:15 Dome C recent environment results 45' ( )
      Intervenant(s): Christophe Genthon, Stefania Argentini (ISAC-CNR), Philippe Ricaud
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint filedown arrow
    • 16:15 - 16:45 Coffee/Tea Break ( )
    • 16:45 - 17:30 Italian results in Dome C (IRAIT) 45' ( )
      Intervenant(s): Gilles Durand (IRFU, CEA, Saclay), Maurizio Busso
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file Video unknown type file
    • 17:30 - 18:15 Astrophysical results in Dome C (ASTEP) 45' ( )
      Intervenant: Dr. Lyu Abe (Fizeau)
    • 18:15 - 18:30 Preparation of IAU Symposium 288 (Beijing, 2012) 15' ( )
      Intervenant: Dr. Nicolas Epchtein
    • 20:00 - 23:00 Dinner ( Marseille ( downtown ) )
  • jeudi 15 septembre 2011
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Science with PILOT 30' ( )
      Intervenant: Dr. Will Saunders (AAO)
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 09:30 - 10:00 The PLT Design study 30'
      Intervenant(s): Dr. Nicolas Epchtein (Fizeau), Dr. Lyu Abe
      Documents: Transparents powerpoint file
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Discussion on Technical issues with PILOT/PLT/KDUST 30' ( )
      Intervenant(s): Dr. Abe, Epchtein, Marchiori, Dr. Charling Tao, Will Saunders
    • 10:30 - 10:50 EIE presentation 20'
      Intervenant: Giampietro Marchiori (European Industrial Engineering (Mestre, Italy))
      Documents: Transparents pdf file
    • 10:50 - 11:20 Coffee/Tea Break ( )
    • 11:20 - 11:35 Astronomy in Antarctica and the EC Framework Programme 15' ( )
      Intervenant: Dr. Nicolas Epchtein (Fizeau)
    • 11:35 - 12:30 Open discussion 55'
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch ( )
    • 14:00 - 15:00 WG discussions 1h0' ( )
      Intervenant: All
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Summary and conclusions 1h0' ( )
      Documents: Minutes pdf file
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Coffee/Tea ( )