2007 METEOROID ENVIRONMENT WORKSHOP
 
31-Jan
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 8:30     Introduction

 8:45     Welcome

 9:00     Why we are here
John Lyver, NASA HQ, OSMA

Dave Edwards, EV13 Branch Chief

Bill Cooke, Lead, Meteoroid Environment Office
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 9:45     Break
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10:00     Constellation Meteoroid Design Requirements

10:20     MEM Release 1


10:50     Gravitational focusing
Rob Suggs, Space Environments Team Lead

Heather McNamara, EV13/Meteoroid Environments Office

Mark Matney, Orbital Debris Program Office
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11:10     Lunch
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13:00     The ALTAIR Meteor Measurements Program

13:20     Issues regarding meteoroid models


13:40     Meteor showers and their parent comets

14:00     Updates to the MSFC Stream Model

14:20     Orbital element distribution of large asteroidal
              dust particles in near-Earth space
Steve Hunt, MIT Lincoln Laboratories

J.C. Liou, Orbital Debris Program Office -Jacobs/Sverdrup

Peter Jenniskens, SETI Institute

Danielle Moser, UNITeS/Stanley

Thomas Kehoe, University of Florida
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14:40     Break
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14:55     Planetary perturbations vs PR drag for meteoroids from JFCs: a first look

15:15     Photometric Meteor Masses

15:35     Meteor44 - Software for meteor photometry

15:55     High resolution observations on meteors with
              the EISCAT radars and the ALIS imager network

16:15     Comparison of Specular and JRO Head Echo Meteor Data and Implication for Meteoroid Population Studies

16:35     Adjourn
Paul Wiegert, University of Western Ontario


Bob Hawkes, Mt. Allison University

Wes Swift, Raytheon

Asta Pellinen-Wannberg, UmeƄ University and Swedish Institute of Space Physics

Meers Oppenheim, Boston University
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1-Feb
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8:30     The Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar : Overview and First five years of Operations

8:50     Atmospheric behavior of meteor trails and their implications for radar measurements

9:10     Modeling the sporadic micrometeoroid influx in the upper atmosphere using radars

9:30     Determining meteoroid masses and densities using high-resolution, multi-frequency meteor data collected at ALTAIR
Peter Brown, University of Western Ontario


Meers Oppenheim, Boston University


Diego Janches, Colorado Research Associates

Sigrid Close, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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9:50     Break
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10:05     Electromagnetic Scattering from Meteor-generated Spherical Plasmas with Finite Pressure and Collisional Effects

10:25     Comparisons of simultaneously detected radar and electro-optical meteors

10:45     Interstellar Origin Meteoroid Fluxes
Patrick Colestock, Los Alamos National Laboratory


Rob Weryk, University of Western Ontario


Bob Hawkes, Mt. Allison University
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11:00     Lunch
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13:00     The NASA Lunar Impact Monitoring Program


13:30     Impact Flash Photometry and Spectroscopy
              from Laboratory Experiments: Implications
               for Monitoring the Lunar Flux

13:50     Automated Detection of Lunar Impact Flashes

14:10     LunaCon - Software to detect lunar impacts
Rob Suggs, Space Environments Team Lead

Peter Schultz, Brown University



Peter Gural, SAIC

Wes Swift, Raytheon
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14:30     Break
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14:45     Roundtable Discussion - What are the major gaps?

16:45     Adjourn

18:00     Reception - Space and Rocket Center Museum
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