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Habitable Worlds 2017: Presentations and Breakout Sessions

After a successful workshop in Laramie in November, output from the various presentations and breakout sessions is now available.

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Day 1

Definition and Characterization of the Habitable Zone - François Forget

Long Term Planetary Habitability and the Carbonate-Silicate Cycle: The Effect of Planet Size - Andrew Rushby

Are "Habitable" Exoplanets Really Habitable? A perspective from atmospheric loss - Chuanfei Dong

Limitations of Primary Productivity on "Aqua Planets": Implications for Detectability - Theresa Fisher

Town Hall - NASA Headquarters and NExSS Future Directions

Detectability of Life on Water Worlds - Steve Desch

Warming Early Mars with CH4 & SO2 - Michael L. Wong

Flexing our MUSCLES: The HST Mega-MUSCLES Treasury Survey - Cynthia S. Froning

Habitable Worlds 2017 - Exoplanet Community Modeling Breakout: Part 1

Habitable Worlds 2017 - Exoplanet Community Modeling Breakout: Part 2

Day 2

From Dust to Worlds - Daniel Apai

Observing How Habitable Conditions Develop (or Not) in Protoplanetary Disks - Colette Salyk

Earths in Other solar Systems (EOS): Fundamental Disk Properties and their Evolution - J. Serena Kim & Josh Eisner

HAZMAT III: The Evolution of Mid- to Late-type M Stars with GALEX - Adam C. Schneider

Constraining Planet Formation Models from the Kepler Exoplanet Population - Gijs Mulders

Orbital Dynamics of Planetary Systems with Super-Earths and Mini-Neptunes - Eric Ford

Would Mars be Habitable if it Orbited an M Dwarf? - David Brain

Fast Litho-Panspermia in Tightly-Packed Systems around M Dwarfs - Sebastiaan Krijt

Panel Session - Planetary Astrobiology

Day 3

Exoplanet Biosignatures: Past, Present, and Future - Shawn Domagal-Goldman

Oxygen False Positives in Terrestrial Planetary Atmospheres: An Update from the Front Lines - Sonny Harman

The Surface UV Environment on Planets Orbiting M-dwarfs: Implications for Origins-of-Life Scenarios - Sukrit Ranjan

EarthN, A New Model of the Earth System Nitrogen Cycle: How Plates and Life Affect the Atmosphere - Ben Johnson

The Role of Topography in Modulating Climates of Habitable Worlds - Linda E. Sohl

Characterizing Terrestrial Exoplanets - Victoria Meadows

Fire & Ice: Evolved Climates & Observational Discriminants of the Trappist-1 Planetary System - Andrew Lincowski

Characterizing Earth Analogs in Reflected Light: Atmospheric Retrieval Studies for Future Space Telescopes - Y. Katherina Feng

Day 4

Probing TRAPPIST-1 with Planet-Planet Occultations - Jacob Lustig-Yaeger

Determining the Bulk Water Abundance of Low-Mass Exoplanets - Eliza Kempton

Mission Closeout: Kepler Prime Reaches the Finish Line - Natalie Batalha

Opportunity M - David Charbonneau

Direct Imaging of Exoplanets and Disks with the WFIRST Coronagraph - Margaret Turnbull

The Transit Light Source Problem: The Effect of Heterogeneous Stellar Photospheres on Searches for Transiting Exoplanet Biosignatures - Benjamin Rackham

ELF: Enceladus Life Finder - Morgan L. Cable

Using Stellar Abundances to Predict Exoplanet Host Stars - Natalie Hinkel

Designing the Future of Exoplanet Exploration -  NASA Mission Studies Forum

Debate: Will evidence of an extant life on an exoplanet be detected by 2040?


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