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IAU Symposium 239

Convection in Astrophysics

21 - 25 August 2006
Prague, Czech Republic

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RV = Invited Review
IT = Invited Talk
OC = Oral Contribution (S = Solicited by the SOC)
RT = Round Table Discussion

The Abstract Codes are the original 4-digit abstract submission number and the IAU Abstract Booklet Number (prefixed by S239-).

Monday 21 August
16:00 - 16:10Conference Introduction10 min
Session AModelling Convection and Radiative Transfer
Chair: K.L. Chan
Abstract Codes
16:10 - 16:50RV A1V.M. CanutoTheoretical Modelling of Convection35+5 min19801
16:50 - 17:30RV A2F. CattaneoChallenges to the theory of solar convection35+5 min18552
Tuesday 22 August
09:00 - 09:25IT A1M. SteffenRadiative hydrodynamics models of stellar convection20+5 min22673
09:25 - 09:50IT A2J. Trujillo BuenoRadiative transfer modeling of the Hanle effect in convective atmospheres20+5 min18824
09:50 - 10:10OC A1S. Wedemeyer-BöhmDynamic Models of the Sun from the Convection Zone to the Chromosphere15+5 min16085
10:10 - 10:30OC A2F. RinconAnisotropy, Inhomogeneity And Inertial Range Scalings In Turbulent Convection15+5 min09016
10:30 - 11:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
11:00 - 11:30RT AChair: F. Kupka30 min
Session BObservational Probes of Convection
Chair: T. Bedding
Abstract Codes
11:30 - 12:05RV B1J.D. LandstreetObserving Atmospheric Convection in Stars30+5 min24007
12:05 - 12:30IT B1A.G. KosovichevHelioseismic inferences on subsurface solar convection20+5 min22968
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH90 min
14:00 - 14:25IT B2M. AsplundConvection and the solar elemental abundances20+5 min02939
14:25 - 14:45OC B1H. KjeldsenWhat Can We Learn About Convection From Asteroseismology?15+5 min204310
14:45 - 15:05OC B2G. CauzziSolar High Resolution Spectral Observations Compared with Numerical Simulations15+5 min186211
15:05 - 15:30RT BChair: B. Smalley25 min
15:30 - 16:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
Session CConvection in planets and brown dwarfs
Chair: F. Allard
Abstract Codes
16:00 - 16:35RV C1A. GlatzmaierNumerical simulations of convection and gravity waves in planets30+5 min147512
16:35 - 17:00IT C1U.R. ChristensenConvection-Driven Planetary Dynamos20+5 min164313
17:00 - 17:25IT C2A. IngersollObservations of Convection in the Giant Planets: Results of Space Missions20+5 min160514
17:25 - 17:30Discussion5 min
Wednesday 23 August
09:00 - 09:25IT C3S. MohantyThe Role of Convection in Brown Dwarfs20+5 min229215
09:25 - 09:45OC C1SH.-G. LudwigProspects of Using Simulations to Study the Photospheres of Brown Dwarfs15+5 min047616
09:45 - 10:05OC C2SG. WuchterlConvection during the formation of gaseous giants and stars15+5 min240617
10:05 - 10:30RT CChair: K. Chan25 min
10:30 - 11:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
Session DStellar evolution, nucleosynthesis, and convective mixing
Chair: J. Kubat
Abstract Codes
11:00 - 11:35RV D1C. ChiosiConvection and mixing in stellar models: theory versus observations30+5 min165018
11:35 - 12:10RV D2D. ArnettProgress in 3D simulations of Stellar Convection30+5 min190119
12:10 - 12:30OC D1H. ShibahashiThe DB gap of white dwarfs and semiconvection15+5 min206920
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH90 min
14:00 - 14:25IT D1P. VenturaThe Role Of The Convective Treatment In AGB Modelling20+5 min206321
14:25 - 14:50IT D2D.R. Xiong/L. DengSupersonic convection in red- and yellow-giants20+5 min029122
14:50 - 15:10OC D2M. SpiteExtra-mixing in Extremely Metal-Poor red giants15+5 min097923
15:10 - 15:30OC D3P.P. EggletonTwo Instances of Convection and Mixing in Red Giant Interiors15+5 min234324
15:30 - 16:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
16:00 - 16:30RT DChair: A. Weiss30 min
Session EOscillations, mass loss, and convection
Chair: S. Höfner
Abstract Codes
16:30 - 17:05RV E1R.F. SteinApplications of Convection Simulations to Oscillation Excitation and Local Helioseismology30+5 min231425
17:05 - 17:30IT E1P.R. WoodThe Relation of Convection to Pulsation and Mass Loss in Red Giants20+5 min017726
Thursday 24 August
09:00 - 09:25IT E2R.S. SamadiSolar-like oscillation amplitudes as a probe of turbulent convection in stars20+5 min064527
09:25 - 09:45OC E1SF.J. RobinsonConvection in the outer layers of Procyon A: a comparison with the Sun15+5 min030528
09:45 - 10:05OC E2S.M. HanasogeAcoustic simulations in Spherical Geometry: Can we detect convection in the sun?15+5 min175129
10:05 - 10:30RT EChair: M.-J. Goupil25 min
10:30 - 11:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
Session FConvection and rotation
Chair: I. Tuominen
Abstract Codes
11:00 - 11:35RV F1J. Christensen-DalsgaardRotation of the Solar Convective Zone from Helioseismology30+5 min171230
11:35 - 12:10RV F2H. KlahrConvection in Astrophysical Disks30+5 min225431
12:10 - 12:30OC F1E. TikhomolovLarge-scale Flows and Convection at the Base of Solar Convection Zone15+5 min051632
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH90 min
Friday 25 August
09:00 - 09:25IT F1N.H. BrummellRotating compressible penetrative convection and magnetic pumping20+5 min159833
09:25 - 09:45OC F2A. PalaciosOn the interactions of turbulent convection and rotation in RGB stars15+5 min044634
09:45 - 10:05OC F3P.J.K. KäpyläEffects Of Rotation And Input Energy Flux On Convective Overshooting15+5 min130835
10:05 - 10:30RT FChair: I. Roxburgh25 min
10:30 - 11:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min
Session GMHD convection and dynamos
Chair: K.G. Strassmeier
Abstract Codes
11:00 - 11:35RV G1A. BrandenburgPrograde patterns in rotating convection and its effect on the dynamo30+5 min212736
11:35 - 12:00IT G1F.H. BusseDynamos in Giant Planets20+5 min065437
12:00 - 12:25IT G2R. CameronPhotospheric magnetoconvection20+5 min242238
12:25 - 12:30Discussion5 min
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH90 min
14:00 - 14:20OC G1A. GetlingGeneration of Coupled Global and Local Magnetic Fields by a Cellular MHD Dynamo15+5 min041839
14:20 - 14:40OC G2SS. BrunChallenges of Magnetism in the Turbulent Sun15+5 min018140
14:40 - 15:00RT GChair: J. Toomre20 min
15:00 - 15:25SummaryJean-Paul Zahn25 min
15:25 - 15:30Conference Closing5 min
15:30 - 16:00Coffee/Tea BREAK30 min

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