LINKING EXOPLANET AND DISK COMPOSITIONS

exoplanetWHEN
Monday, September 12, 2016 – Wednesday, September 14, 2016

WHERE
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
410-338-4700

This workshop will gather scientists working on the compositional characterization of planets and planet-forming regions in protoplanetary disks. Recent and upcoming advancements make it timely to have a round-table conversation among the several communities involved, to join forces in tackling our most compelling questions on the origins of exoplanet diversity. Do exoplanet compositions retain the imprint of large-scale disk processes? Do disks include compositional trends that imprint on planets? What do we learn in this context from observations of Solar System bodies? And what can we test with observations of disks and exoplanets in the near future? We intend to identify long-lasting and observable links between exoplanet and disk compositions, to help the community in shaping the essential parameter space to cover with existing and upcoming observatories for exoplanet and disk characterization.

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