AAS 202nd Meeting, May 2003
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Session 24 When Do Planets Form?

Topical Oral, Tuesday, May 27, 2003, 8:30-10:00am and 10:45am-12:30pm, 204

24.01 Introduction to the Session `When Do Planets Form?'
D.A. Weintraub (Vanderbilt University), J.H. Kastner (Rochester Institute of Technology)
24.02 Giant Planet Formation by Disk Instability: Observational Consequences
A. P. Boss (DTM, Carnegie Institution)
24.03 Accumulation of Giant Planet Atmospheres Around Cores of a Few Earth Masses
O. Hubickyj, P. Bodenheimer (UCO/Lick Observatory, UCSC), Lissauer (NASA - Ames Research Center)
24.04 Gas emission from optically thin dust disks
U. Gorti (NASA Ames/UC Berkeley), D. Hollenbach (NASA Ames)
24.05 The Epoch of Planetesimal Formation
A.N. Youdin (University of California, Berkeley), F.H. Shu (National Tsing Hua University)
24.06 Evolution of Circumstellar Disks in Young Stellar Clusters
E.A. Lada (University of Flordia)
24.07 Setting the Clock for Planet Formation: Empirical Calibration of Pre-Main-Sequence Stellar Evolution Models
K.G. Stassun (University of Wisconsin)
24.08 X-rays from T Tauri Stars: Probing Star-Disk Interactions
J.H. Kastner (Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology), D.A. Weintraub (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Vanderbilt U.), D.P. Huenemoerder, N.S. Schulz (MIT Center for Space Research)
24.09 Do gas disks persist once the emission from circumstellar dust disappears?
J.S. Bary, D.A. Weintraub (Vanderbilt University), J.H. Kastner (Rochester Institute of Technology)
24.10 Circumstellar Disks in the First Million Years: A Birthplace for Giant Planets?
L.G. Mundy (Univ. of Maryland), L.w. Looney (Univ. of Illinois), N. Chapman (Univ. of Maryland)
24.11 Probes of Inner Planet-forming Disks
J. Najita (NOAO)
24.12 Debris Disks and their Clues for Planet Formation
A. J. Weinberger (DTM/Carnegie Institution of Washington)
24.13 A SIRTF-IRS study of evolution in protostellar, protoplanetary and debris disks
D.M. Watson (University of Rochester), IRS Disks SIRTF Guaranteed-time Observation Team
24.14 Structure and Evolution of Circumstellar Disks Around Young Stars: Placing Our Solar System in Context with SIRTF
M. R. Meyer (Steward Observatory, The University of Arizona)

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