Workshop: "Understanding the Earth core and nutation."

September 19 - 21, 2016, Brussels, Belgium


Here is the programme in pdf.
The abstract book is available here.

Monday, September 19
13:00 14:00 Registration & Welcome Cakes
14:00 14:10 Introduction word Véronique Dehant
Afternoon (part 1)Chaired by Jan Vondrák
14:10 14:40 Drilling the Earth down to the core with VLBI. Sébastien Lambert
14:40 15:00 Evolution of the VLBI EOP precision and accuracy over the past 37 years. Zinovy Malkin
15:00 15:30 SOFA & lAU Standards. Catherine Hohenkerk
15:30 15:50 Posters & Coffee Break
Afternoon (part 2)Chaired by Catherine Hohenherk
15:50 16:20 30 years in the concept and use of the non-rotating origin. Nicole Capitaine
16:20 16:50 Thirty years in the theory of nutation -- A tribute to Journées "Systèmes de référence spatio-temporels". Chengli Huang
16:50 17:20 The "Journées" - A unique international forum for discussion on space and time reference systems. Yaroslav Yatskiv
17:20 17:40 Nicole Capitaine, a dedicated career. Veronique Dehant
17:40 18:00 Discussion
19:00   Reception
Tuesday, September 20
Morning (part 1)Chaired by Aleksander Brzezinski
09:00 09:30 The Free Rotational Modes of the Earth: A Review. Richard Gross
09:30 09:50 New method of computing parameters of Free Core Nutation. Jan Vondrák
09:50 10:10 How much FCN model depends on the underlying CPO series? Zinovy Malkin
10:10 10:30 Coffee Break
Morning (part 2)Chaired by Richard Gross
10:30 11:00 Recent advances in modeling and observation of polar motion at daily and subdaily periods: an overview Aleksander Brzezinski
11:00 11:20 Polar Motion Excitation From CMIP5 Climate Models And Earth's Gravity Field Variations. Jolanta Nastula
11:20 11:40 Coupling Constant at CMB and ICB as estimated from VLBI observations. Ping Zhu
11:40 12:00 Discussion
12:00 14:00 Lunch
Afternoon (part 1)Chaired by Jeremy Rekier
14:00 14:30 Forced Nutations and the Strength of Earth's Internal Magnetic Field. Bruce Buffett
14:30 15:00 Probing Earth's Core Structure with Geomagnetic and Length-of-Day Variation. Nicholas Knezek
15:00 15:30 Earth's angular momentum variation from numerical geodynamo simulation: towards assimilation of the observed EOP variation. Weijia Kuang
15:30 15:50 Coffee Break
Afternoon (part 2)Chaired by Ping Zhu
15:50 16:20 Body tides and surface loading of a rotating and laterally heterogeneous Earth model. Jun-Yi Guo
16:20 16:40 Nutations and librations of non-hydrostatic planets and moons Antony Trinh
16:40 17:10 A mechanism that would make the frequency of a rotational mode double or multiple. Yves Rogister
17:10 17:30 Coupling planetary rotation to internal fluid layer dynamics Jeremy Rekier
17:30 17:50 Discussion
19:00   Dinner
Wednesday, September 21
Morning (part 1)Chaired by Raphael Laguerre
09:00 09:30 Precession, magnetic induction, and acoustic modal velocimetry in the laboratory. Daniel Lathrop
09:30 09:50 Inertial modes in a differentially rotating spherical shell. Santiago Triana
09:50 10:20 Tides and libration driven elliptical instabilities in planetary cores: non-linear saturation and dynamo action. Michael Le Bars
10:20 10:40 Elliptical instability in stably stratified fluid interiors. Jérémie Vidal
10:40 11:00 Coffee Break
Morning (part 2)Chaired by Santiago Andres Triana
11:00 11:30 Precession driven instabilities in the lunar core and the large dissipation at 18.6 yrs. Jerome Noir
11:30 12:00 Mechanically-driven flows in ellipsoids. Applications to precession & nutations. David Cebron
12:00 12:20 Instability of precession in an ellipsoid. Clément Nobili
12:20 12:40 Flow driven in the outer core of a precessing planet with an inner core Raphaël Laguerre
12:40 13:00 Discussion
13:00 14:00 Farewell Cakes