CALENDAR 1995

FEBRUARY

7-10

1995 Yosemite Conference on Solar System Plasma Physics, Yosemite National Park, California. Contact: Jim Burch or Hunter Waite, Southwest Research Institute, P.O. Drawer 28510, San Antonio TX 78228. Phone: 210-522-2526; fax: 210-522-3493.

16-21

American Association for the Advancement of Science, annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. Contact: Nancy Houk, AAAS, 1333 H Street NW, Washington DC 20005. Phone: 202-326-6400.

Internet: houk@astro.lsa.umich.edu

27-28

1995 Conference on Quality in the Space Industry, League City, Texas. Contact: Helen Schneider, 5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680, Waco TX 76710-4446. Phone: 817-776-3550; fax: 817-776-3767.

MARCH

13-17

26th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.

Internet: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

23-26

National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201. Phone: 703-243-7100; fax: 703-243-7177.

27-30

Solar System Ices, Toulouse, France. Contact: Michel Festou, Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees, 14, avenue Edouard-Belin, 31400-Toulouse, France. Fax: 33-61-53-67-22.

Internet: festou@obs-mip.fr

28-29

Ames Structure and Similar Features_A Workshop, Norman, Oklahoma. Contact: Ken Johnson or Jock Campbell, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma, 100 E. Boyd, Room N-131, Norman OK 73019. Phone: 405-325-3031; fax: 405-325-7069.

27-30

Astrophysics in the Extreme Ultraviolet (IAU Colloquium 152), Berkeley, California. Contact: Sharon Lilly.

Internet: iau152@cea.berkeley.edu

APRIL

3-5

NASA/AIAA Life Sciences and Space Medicine Conference, Houston, Texas. Contact: Reginald M. Machell, AIAA Technical Chairman, 14923 Village Elm Street, Houston TX 77062-2914. Phone: 713-283-6000.

3-7

European Geophysical Society XX General Assembly, Hamburg, Germany. Contact: EGS Office, Postfach 49, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 37189 Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany. Phone: 49-5556-1440; fax: 49-5556-4709.

Internet: egs@linax1.dnet.gwdg.de

5-7

Workshop on the Moon as an International Scientific Resource, Hamburg, Germany. Contact: EGS Office, Postfach 49, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 37189 Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany. Phone: 49-5556-1440; fax: 49-5556-4709.

Internet: egs@linax1.dnet.gwdg.de

9-13

European Union of Geosciences (EUG 8), Strasbourg, France. Contact: EUG 8 Office, E.O.P.G., 5 Rue René Descartes, Strasbourg Cedex 67084, France. Phone: 33-88-41-63-93; fax: 33-88-41-17-66.

Internet: eug@eopg.u-strasbg.fr

22

75th Anniversary Astronomical Debate "The Distance Scale to Gamma-Ray Bursts," Washington, D.C. Contact: Robert Nemiroff.

WWW: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/diamond_jubilee/debate.html

23-25

COBE Workshop: Unveiling the Cosmic Infrared Background, College Park, Maryland. Contact: Eli Dwek.

Internet: cibr@stars.gsfc.nasa.gov

MAY

4-7

The High Frontier Conference XII, Princeton, New Jersey. Contact: Barbara Faughan, Space Studies Institute, P.O. Box 82, Princeton NJ 08542. Phone: 609-921-0377; fax: 609-921-0389.

Internet: ssi@ssi.org

8-12

The Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter (IAU Colloquium 156), Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: Michael A'Hearn.

Internet: ma@astro.umd.edu

9-11

Tenth Annual Goddard Conference on Space Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Information Technologies, Greenbelt, Maryland. Contact: James Rash, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 531.1, Greenbelt MD 20771. Phone: 301-286-3595; fax: 301-286-1724.

WWW: http://ddwilson.gsfc.nasa.gov

12-13

Planetary Surface Instruments Workshop, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.

Internet: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

15-17

Detection and Study of Extra-solar Terrestrial Planets: Techniques and Technology, Boulder, Colorado. Contact: Evelyn Haskell, Box 3905, Department of Physics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071.

Internet: physeh@uwyo.edu

17-19

Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Chris R. Barnes, General Chair, SEOS, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 1700, Victoria BC V8W 2Y2, Canada. Phone: 604-721-6120; fax: 604-721-6200.

18-21

National Space Society's 14th Annual International Space Development Conference, Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Transquest Corporation, Cleveland OH. Fax: 216-888-3991.

Internet: charles@transquest.com or ff212@cleveland.freenet.edu

Anonymous ftp: ftp.wariat.org/pub/tranq

22-24

Workshop on Mercury and Its Magnetosphere, London, England. Contact: A. Balogh, The Blackett Laboratory, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BZ, U.K. Phone: 44-171-594-7768; fax: 44-171-594-7772.

Internet: balogh@uk.ac.ic.ph.spva

29-Jun 2

American Geophysical Union and Mineralogical Society of America Annual Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: AGU Meetings Department, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

29-Jun 2

CO: Twenty-five Years of Millimeter-wave Spectroscopy (IAU Symposium 170), Tucson, Arizona. Contact: CO Symposium, NRAO, Campus Building 65, 949 N. Cherry Avenue, Tucson AZ 85721-0655. Fax: 602-882-7955.

Internet: symp95@nrao.edu

JUNE

4-7

Polarimetry of the Interstellar Medium, Troy, New York. Contact: Polarimetry Conference, Department of Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180-3590. Phone: 518-276-6454; fax: 518-276-6680.

Internet: conf95@charon.phys.rpi.edu

Anonymous ftp: ariadne.phys.rpi.edu (cd conf95)

WWW: http://www.rpi.edu/

5-7

35th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California. (Includes session on Planetary Rock Mechanics.) Contact: Richard Schultz, Co-Chair, Mackay School of Mines/172, University of Nevada, Reno NV 89557. Phone: 702-784-4318; fax: 702-784-1833.

Internet: schultz@mines.unr.edu

6-8

Twentieth Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, Tokyo, Japan. Contact: Keizo Yanai, Secretary of the Symposium, Department of Antarctic Meteorites, National Institute of Polar Research, 9-10, Kaga 1-chome, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173, Japan. Phone: 03-3962-2938; fax: 03-3962-5711.

19-23

Gordon Research Conference on Origins of Solar Systems, New Hampton, New Hampshire. Contact: Anneila Sargent, Caltech 105-24, Pasadena CA 91107.

Internet: afs@mmstar.caltech.edu

25-30

Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects, Keele University, England. Contact: F. Ringwald, Department of Physics, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom. Phone: 44-782-583319; fax: 44-782-711093.

Internet: cvconf@astro.keele.ac.uk

JULY

2-14

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXI General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado. Contact: IUGG XXI General Assembly, c/o AGU, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

Internet: iugg_@kosmos.agu.org

20-23

Ecological Consequences of Earth Collisions with Small Bodies of the Solar System, Tomsk, Russia. Contact: Gennadij Andreev, Astronomical Observatory of the Tomsk State University, Box 1106, 634010 Tomsk, Russia. Phone: 7-3822-909721; fax: 7-3822-230450.

Internet: ok@siberia-ltd.tomsk.su or niipmm@urania.tomsk.su

24-31

Fifth International Tunguska Expedition, Tunguska Meteoritic Park, Evenkiya, Russia. Contact: Gennadij Andreev, Astronomical Observatory of the Tomsk State University, Box 1106, 634010 Tomsk, Russia. Phone: 7-3822-909721; fax: 7-3822-230450.

31-Aug 3

Workshop on Chaos in Gravitational N-Body Systems, La Plata, Argentina. Contact: J. C. Muzzio, Observatorio Astronómico, Paseo del Bosque, 1900 La Plata, Argentina. Fax: 54-21-21-1761 or 54-21-25-8985.

Internet: chaos@fcaglp.edu.ar

AUGUST

14-18

IAU Colloquium 150: Physics, Chemistry & Dynamics of Interplanetary Dust, Gainesville, Florida. Contact: M. S. Hanner.

Internet: msh@jplsc8.dnet.nasa.gov

27-Sept 1

IV International Conference on Advanced Materials_Planetary Impact Events: Materials Response to Dynamic High Pressure, Cancun, Mexico. Contact: Randall Cygan, Geochemistry Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque NM 87111-0750. Phone: 505-844-7216; fax: 505-844-7216.

Internet: rtcygan@sandia.gov

SEPTEMBER

11-15

58th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Washington, D.C. Contact: Glenn MacPherson, Department of Mineral Sciences, MRC-NHB 119, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC 20560. Phone: 202-357-2260; fax: 202-357-2476.

Internet: mnhms044@sivm.si.edu

24-30

Mars Pathfinder Landing Site Workshop II: Characteristics of Ares Vallis Region, Spokane, Washington. Field Trip I: Channeled Scablands (9/24-27); Field Trip II: Missoula Lake breakout (9/30), Moses Lake area, Washington. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.

Internet: simmons@lpi.jsc.nasa.gov

OCTOBER

8-13

27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, Kona, Hawaii. Contact: Karen Meech, University of Hawaii, Institute of Astronomy, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu HI 96822.

Internet: meech@pavo.ifa.hawaii.edu

JANUARY 1996

22-26

New Extragalactic Perspectives in the New South Africa: Changing Perceptions of the Morphology, Dust Content, and Dust-Gas Ratios in Galaxies, Johannesburg, South Africa. Contact: David L. Block, Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics, Witwatersrand University, P.O. Box 60, WITS 2050, South Africa. Phone: 27-11-339-7965; fax: 27-11-716-3761.

29-Feb 2

OSETI II: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, San Jose, California. Contact: Stuart A. Kingsley, The Columbus Optical SETI Observatory, 545 Northview Drive, Columbus OH 43209-1051. Phone: 614-258-7402; fax: 614-258-7459. Optical SETI BBS: 614-258-1710.