Friday 25 June 2010

1Atmospheric structure, radiative balance and radiative transfer

Conveners: I. Mueller-Wodarg and D. Titov 1

8:30-9:00 Venus’ upper mesosphere / lower thermosphere: Variability, modeling and observational constraints (invited)
T. Widemann
10-01_Widemann_inv.pdf (pdf - 79.7 kb)

9:00-9:20 Sounding the neutral upper atmosphere of Venus from orbit using CO2 non-LTE infrared emissions in nadir and limb geometries
M. A. López-Valverde , G.Gilli , J. Peralta , P. Drossart , and G. Piccioni
10-02_Lopez-Valverde.pdf (pdf - 55.9 kb)

9:20-9:50 Temporal and Spatial behavior of the thermal structure of the Upper Venusian atmosphere as observed by SPICAV (invited)
F. Montmessin, JL Bertaux, E. Marcq
10-03_Montmessin.pdf (pdf - 6.1 kb)

9:50-10:10 Temperature and density vertical profiles from the SOIR measurements on board Venus Express
A. Mahieux, S. Robert, R. Drummond, V. Wilquet, A.C Vandaele and J.-L. Bertaux
10-04_Mahieux.pdf (pdf - 80 kb)

10:10-10:40 Coffee break

10:40-11:00 Modeling of the 1.10- and 1.18-μm nightside windows observed by SPICAV-IR aboard Venus Express
B. Bézard, A. Fedorova, J.-L. Bertaux, A. Rodin, O. Korablev
10-05_Bezard.pdf (pdf - 75.1 kb)

11:00-11:30 The Venus Neutral Atmosphere from the Radio Science Experiment VeRa onVenus Express (invited)
S. Tellmann, B. Häusler, M. Pätzold, M.K. Bird, G.L. Tyler, T. Andert, and S. Remus
10-06_Tellmann.pdf (pdf - 61.7 kb)

11:30-11:55 Poster presentations

A novel approach for Limb Darkening Correction on Venus nightside NIR spectrum : results and implications
A. Longobardo, E. Palomba, A. Zinzi, G. Piccioni, P. Drossart and the VIRTIS-VeX Team
10-07_Longobardo.pdf (pdf - 75.4 kb)

Radiative transfer of the oxygen 130 nm triplet in the atmosphere of Mars and Venus
M. Barthelemy G. Gronoff, J. Lilensten, C. Simon
10-08_Barthelemy.pdf (pdf - 63.2 kb)

New Radiative Transfer Code in the Oxford Venus GCM
J. Mendonca, P. L. Read and S. R. Lewis
10-09_Mendoca.pdf (pdf - 72.4 kb)

Structure of polar upper atmosphere of Venus as measured by the Venus Express Atmospheric Drag Experiment (VExADE)
I. Mueller-Wodarg, P. Rosenblatt, S. Bruinsma, H. Svedhem
10-10_Mueller-Vordag.pdf (pdf - 5.9 kb)

Influence of CO2 line profiles on radiative and radiative-convective equilibrium states of the Venus lower atmosphere.
M. Takagi, K. Suzuki, H. Sagawa, P. Baron, J. Mendrok, Y. Kasai, and Y. Matsuda
10-11_Takagi.pdf (pdf - 6.1 kb)

11:55-12:25 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

1 Upper atmosphere, airglow and aurora

Conveners: O. Witasse, A. Nagy and T. Zhang 1

14:00-14:30 Dynamics, Airglow, and Chemistry of the Venus Upper Atmosphere: Interpretation of Venus Express Datasets Using the VTGCM (invited)
S. W. Bougher, A. Brecht, C. D. Parkinson, S. Rafkin, J.-C. Gerard and Y. L. Yung
11-01_Bougher_inv.pdf (pdf - 69.2 kb)

14:30-14:50 Concurrent observations of the ultraviolet NO and infrared O2 nightglow emissions: Uncorrelated behavior explained with the VTGCM
A.Brecht, S. W. Bougher, C. D. Parkinson, S. Rafkin, and J. –C. Gerard
11-02_Brecht.pdf (pdf - 65.7 kb)

14:50-15:10 Observations of night OH in the mesosphere of Venus
C. D. Parkinson, A. Brecht, S. W. Bougher, and Y. L. Yung
11-03_Parkinson.pdf (pdf - 82.5 kb)

15:10-15:30 New oxygen nightglow emissions detected in the upper atmosphere of Venus by VIRTIS
A. Migliorini , G. Piccioni, J.-C. Gerard, M. Snels, L., Zasova, S. Stefani, and P. Drossart
11-04_Migliorini.pdf (pdf - 72.5 kb)

15:30-15:50 Simulations of selected O2 airglow emissions in the Venus atmosphere
M.-E. Gagné, S. M. L. Melo, K. Strong
11-05_Gagne.pdf (pdf - 67.2 kb)

15:50-16:05 Poster presentations

The Venus OH Nightglow Distribution
L. Soret , J.-C. Gérard, G. Piccioni and P. Drossart
11-06_Soret_Poster.pdf (pdf - 17.5 kb)

Oxygen dayglow on Venus: consequences of the upper limit from the VIRTIS-Venus Express observations
A. Migliorini, G. Piccioni, P. Drossart, and the VIRTIS-Venus Express team
11-07_Migliorini_Poster.pdf (pdf - 59 kb)

Modelling of the Nitric Oxide Emission Observed by SPICAV in Stellar Occultation Mode
E. Royer, F. Montmessin, J-L. Bertaux and E. Marcq
11-08_Royer_Poster.pdf (pdf - 23.8 kb)

16:05-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:00 Models for the Venus Upper Atmosphere and Plasma Environment (invited)
D. A. Brain
11-09_Brain_inv.pdf (pdf - 53.6 kb)

17:00-17:30 Radio Sounding of the Venus Ionosphere: From Mariner V to Venus Express (invited)
M. Pätzold, S. Tellmann, B. Häusler and G.L. Tyler
11-10_Paetzold.pdf (pdf - 60.8 kb)

17:30-17:50 Low-frequency magnetic field fluctuations in Venus’ solar wind interaction region: Venus Express observations
L. Guicking, K.-H. Glassmeier, H.-U. Auster, M. Delva, U. Motschmann, Y. Narita, and T.L. Zhang
11-11_Guicking.pdf (pdf - 22.2 kb)

17:50-18:00 Poster presentations

Calibration of the neutral thermosphere of Venus with Venus Express ionosphere measurement
O. Witasse, P.-L. Blelly, M. Helou, M. Pätzold, S. Tellmann, B. Hausler, A.-C. Vandaele, W. Wilquet, A. Mahieux, R. Drummond, E. Villard, F. Montmessin, J.- L. Bertaux, S. Remus and H. Svedhem
11-12_Witasse_Poster.pdf (pdf - 60.6 kb)

Electron observations from Venus Express
D. A. Brain
11-13_Brain_Poster.pdf (pdf - 100.3 kb)

18:00-18:30 Discussion