Upcoming iPLEX Conference: Ices and Organics in the Inner Solar System

Posted on March 14, 2012

The UCLA Institute for Planets and Exoplanets (iPLEX) will host a two day interdisciplinary conference on the nature, distribution, origin and evolution of frozen volatiles and organics in the inner solar system. The conference will be held June 12 and 13. Topics will include:

• Polar ice and permafrost on planets and asteroids
• Delivery of terrestrial planet atmospheres and oceans
• Water and organics in comets
• Liquid water habitats in the inner solar system

The conference format will include summary talks as well as contributed papers, with time set aside for discussion and questions. Attendance is limited to 60 participants and pre-registration is required.