Programme Groups

PS – Planetary & Solar System Sciences

PS1 – Solar System exploration and techniques
PS2 – Terrestrial Planets
PS3 – Outer planets
PS4 – Small bodies and dust
PS5 – Plasmas and magnetospheres
PS6 – Exoplanets
PS7 – Modelling and experimental work in Planetology
PS8 – Origins and Astrobiology
PS9 – Special Events
PS10 – Joint Sessions

Jean Dominique Cassini Medal Lecture by Jean-Pierre Lebreton
Convener: Tuija Pulkkinen 
David Bates Medal Lecture by Dmitriy V. Titov
Convener: Athena Coustenis 
PS1 –  Solar System exploration and techniques
Exploring the Solar System : Missions, Techniques and policy
Convener: Christian Muller  | Co-Conveners: Peter Falkner , Bernard Foing , Pascale Ehrenfreund , Nicolas Peter 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD38 
PS2 –  Terrestrial Planets
Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets
Convener: Wojciech J. Markiewicz  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuel Marcq , Anni Määttänen 
Lunar Science and Exploration
Convener: Bernard Foing  | Co-Convener: Harald Hiesinger 
Convener: Johannes Benkhoff  | Co-Convener: Ulrich Christensen 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD40 
Mars Science and Exploration
Co-Convener: Angelo Pio Rossi 
The brines of Mars and their implications for geochemistry and habitability
Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Impact Cratering
Convener: Fred Jourdan  | Co-Conveners: Martin Schmieder , Alexander Deutsch 
PS3 –  Outer planets
Outer Planets
Convener: Jean-Pierre Lebreton  | Co-Conveners: Sushil K. Atreya , Athena Coustenis , Glenn Orton 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD41 
Satellites and rings of the outer planets
Convener: Linda Spilker  | Co-Conveners: Sushil K. Atreya , Jean-Pierre Lebreton , Glenn Orton , Hauke Hussmann , Athena Coustenis 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD42 
PS4 –  Small bodies and dust
Small bodies and Dust
Convener: Nicolas Altobelli 
PS5 –  Plasmas and magnetospheres
Planetary Plasma Physics, including electrodynamics of induced magnetospheres (co-organized)
Convener: Esa Kallio  | Co-Conveners: Philippe Garnier , Hermann Opgenoorth , Mark Lester 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD44 
Moon-Magnetosphere Interactions
Convener: Emma Bunce  | Co-Conveners: Wing-Huen Ip , Norbert Krupp 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD43 
Terrestrial and planetary magnetotails and their response to variable upstream conditions (co-organized)
Convener: Eija Tanskanen  | Co-Conveners: Rumi Nakamura , Caitriona Jackman , Nicolas André 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD158 
Planetary, Solar and Heliospheric Radio Emissions (co-organized)
Convener: Patrick Galopeau  | Co-Convener: Mohammed Y. Boudjada 
PS6 –  Exoplanets
Exoplanets: observation, characterisation and habitability
Convener: Daniel Winterhalter  | Co-Conveners: James Cho , Antigona Segura 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD45 
Origin and formation of planets, dynamics and natural processes of Solar system bodies. In Honor of the 60- year Anniversary of Prof. Yury Barkin.
Convener: Yury Barkin  | Co-Conveners: Natalia Petrova , José M. Ferrándiz , Yann Alibert , Christopher Broeg , Jean Souchay , Jerome Noir 
PS7 –  Modelling and experimental work in Planetology
Modeling the Experiment, Experimenting the Models (co-organized)
Convener: Manuel Seeger  | Co-Conveners: Nikolaus J. Kuhn , Karsten Seiferlin , Markus Casper , Derek W. G. Sears , Ulrike Scherer , Ruth Ziethe , Tobias Heckmann 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD99 
Aurora, Airglow and Transient Luminous Events in Planetary Atmospheres (co-organized)
Convener: Cyril Simon Wedlund  | Co-Convener: Yoav Yair 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD18 
PS8 –  Origins and Astrobiology
Habitability in the Solar System: Mars, early Earth, and the outer Solar System
Convener: Helmut Lammer  | Co-Conveners: Marc Chaussidon , François Raulin , Olga Prieto-Ballesteros 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD46 
PS9 –  Special Events
Solar System Results from Herschel
Convener: Paul Hartogh  | Co-Convener: Emmanuel Lellouch 
Results from the Rosetta Flybys of Asteroids Steins and Lutetia
Convener: Horst Uwe Keller  | Co-Convener: Rita Schulz 
Venus Express and Akatsuki
Convener: Håkan Svedhem  | Co-Convener: Takeshi Imamura 
PS10 –  Joint Sessions
Volcanism and Tectonics in the Solar System (co-organized)
Convener: Thomas Platz  | Co-Conveners: Matteo Massironi , Harald Hiesinger 
Theory and simulations of solar system plasmas (co-organized)
Convener: Jörg Büchner  | Co-Convener: Gérard Belmont 
Digital Landscapes: From Laser Scanning and High-resolution Measurement Technologies to Quantitative Interrogation of Geomorphic Processes (co-organized)
Convener: John K. Hillier  | Co-Conveners: Sanjeev Gupta , David Mason , Paolo Tarolli , Paola Passalacqua , Dirk Rieke-Zapp , Balázs Székely , Bernhard Höfle , Norbert Pfeifer , Jim Chandler , Alexander Reiterer 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD35 
Planetary Magnetism, PlanetMag (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Mioara Mandea , Hermann Lühr , Johannes Wicht , Doris Breuer , Stuart Gilder 
Space Instrumentation, Planetary landers and Rovers
Convener: Mark Leese  | Co-Conveners: Peter Falkner , Lutz Richter , Günter Kargl 
Planetary Geomorphology
Convener: Susan Conway  | Co-Conveners: Matthew Balme , Colman Gallagher 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD37