Lunar and Planetary Institute






 

Sponsored by
Lunar and Planetary Institute
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Meteoritical Society
Barringer Crater Company
CAMECA Instruments

Hosted By
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP), School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), NASA Astrobiology Institute, and the Institute for Astronomy (IfA), University of Hawaii at Manoa

Conveners:
Alexander N. Krot, HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii, USA
Edward R. D. Scott, HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii, USA
Gary R. Huss, HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii, USA
Bo Reipurth, IfA, University of Hawaii, USA
Jonathan Williams, IfA, University of Hawaii, USA
Martin Bizzarro, Natural History Museum, Denmark
Yuri Amelin, Australian National University

Scientific Organizing Committee
Francis Albarede, France
Yuri Amelin, Australia
Martin Bizzarro, Denmark
Marc Chaussidon, France
Harold Connolly, USA
Andrew Davis, USA
Steven Desch, Arizona State University
Gary Huss, USA
Ian Hutcheon, USA
Thorsten Kleine, Germany
Alexander Krot, USA
Glenn MacPherson, USA
Herbert Palme, Germany
Bo Reipurth, USA
Sara Russell, UK
Edward Scott, USA
Mario Trieloff, Germany
Meenakshi Wadhwa, USA
Jonathan Williams, USA
Hisayoshi Yurimoto, Japan

 

 

First Announcement — March 2011

Meeting Location and Date

The workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System will be held November 7–9, 2011, at the Sheraton Kauai Resort, 2440 Hoonani Road, Poipu Beach, Koloa HI 96756. The workshop is dedicated to Klaus Keil to honor his distinguished career in meteoritics and cosmochemistry.

Objectives

This interdisciplinary meeting (cosmochemistry, astrophysics, and astronomy) is focused on four major but related issues that are crucial in deciphering the meteorite record of the early solar system:

  • Origin of refractory inclusions [Ca,Al-rich inclusions (CAIs) and amoeboid olivine aggregates (AOAs)]:  astrophysical environment; mechanism and timing of formation; chemical, isotopic, and experimental constraints on their origin and radial transport in the protoplanetary disk; as well as the relationship between refractory inclusions and chondrules.
  • Short-lived isotopes in meteorites:  initial abundances, sources (stellar, irradiation), chronology, consistency among short-lived and long-lived isotopic chronometers.
  • Stable isotopic anomalies in meteorites:  carriers of anomalies in Cr, Ni, Ti, etc., primary vs.secondary heterogeneity.
  • Oxygen isotopes:  galactic chemical evolution, initial composition of dust and gas in the solar system, CO self-shielding, correlations with stable isotope anomalies.

Workshop Format

The three-day meeting will consist of invited talks, contributed talks, and a poster session. The workshop proceedings will be published as review papers or regular articles in Meteoritics & Planetary Science. All papers will be subject to the normal MAPS review process.

Travel Grants

A number of student travel grants will be made available to qualified students and recent Ph.D.s. Applicants should be first author of an abstract to be presented at the meeting and submit a travel award application form to the LPI with their abstract. More information will be included in the second announcement.

Future Announcements

Further details regarding the workshop, including guidelines for abstract submission and registration, will be included in the second announcement, which will be available on this website by mid-July. The deadline for abstract submission will be August 22.

Indication of Interest

To aid the conveners in making plans for the workshop, and to subscribe to a mailing list to receive electronic reminders and special announcements related to the workshop, please submit the electronic indication of interest form by July 11.

Note that the indication of interest form is part of the USRA Meeting Portal, which requires users to set up a personal profile to access our electronic forms.

Contact Information

For further information regarding the scientific content of the meeting, contact

Alexander N. Krot
HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1680 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96822, USA
Phone:  808-956-3900
Fax:  808-956-6322
E-mail:  sasha@higp.hawaii.edu

OR

Edward R. D. Scott
HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1680 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96822, USA
Phone:  808-956-3900
Fax:  808-956-6322
E-mail:  escott@higp.hawaii.edu

For further information regarding meeting logistics or announcements, contact

Katy Buckaloo
Meeting and Publication Services
USRA/Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston TX 77058, USA
Phone:  281-486-2106
Fax:  281-486-2125
E-mail:  kbuckaloo@hou.usra.edu

For further information regarding abstracts or registration, contact

Linda Tanner
Meeting and Publication Services
USRA/Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston TX 77058, USA
Phone:  281-486-2142
Fax:  281-486-2125
E-mail:  ltanner@hou.usra.edu

Schedule

Second announcement, including call for abstracts and registration form, posted on this website July 11, 2011
Abstract deadline August 22, 2011
Final announcement with program and abstracts posted on this website September 22, 2011
Deadline for registration at reduced rate October 6, 2011
Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System November 7–9, 2011