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Ron Baalke
June 26th 03, 11:46 PM

2003 Leonid MAC Workshop

International Science Meeting on the Leonid Meteor Storms

Abstract and registration deadline: July 10, 2003.
Meeting dates: August 28-30, 2003.
Location: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett
Training and Conference Center.

This open 3-day meeting will follow up on past Leonid
MAC Workshops to discuss the ongoing data reduction
and modeling efforts after the successful 2002 Leonid
Multi-Instrument Aircraft Campaign.
Topics of discussion include:

o meteor stream models
o composition and morphology of cometary dust
o physical processes in meteors
o exogenous delivery of organics at origin of life
o effect of meteors on the upper atmosphere
o the satellite impact hazard

Organizing Committee:
Dr. Peter Jenniskens, SETI Institute
Greg Schmidt, lead Astrobiology Integration Office, NASA
Ray Russell, Aerospace Corporation
Mike Taylor, Utah State University
Hans Stenbaek-Nielsen, University of Alaska at Fairbanks