1) Colloque quadriennal du PNP | 29 juin - 1er juillet | ENS Lyon



Les inscriptions et le dépôts des contributions, orales ou poster, sont attendues jusqu'au 12 mai. Nous vous demandons une participation symbolique de 50€ pour éviter les inscriptions fantômes et éviter le gâchis dans le dimensionnement des pause-café et autres amuse-gueule des sessions posters.

Il faut s'inscrire et déposer sa contribution sur le site https://colloque-pnp.sciencesconf.org/registration ET payer les frais d'inscription sur Azur-Colloque: https://www.azur-colloque.fr/DR05/inscription/inscription/51/fr

Venez nombreux,

Bien cordialement,

   Le CS du PNP


2) EPSC 2022 | 18-23 sept 2022 | Granada (Spain)


EXOA 6: Exoplanet observations, modelling and experiments: Characterization of their atmospheres
Chères et chers collègues,

Nous vous invitons à soumettre un abstract pour présenter vos travaux lors du prochain EPSC 2022, qui se tiendra au Palais des Congrès de Grenade, Espagne, du 18 au 23 Septembre 2022 (https://www.epsc2022.eu/), plus particulièrement à la session EXOA6 focalisée sur la caractérisation des atmosphères d’exoplanètes.

Tous les travaux abordant cet aspect, d’un point de vue modélisation, observations et/ou expérimentation sont les bienvenus !

La date limite pour soumettre vos contributions est le 18 mai 2022 à 13h CEST.

Pour plus d’informations sur la session EXOA6 : Exoplanet observations, modelling and experiments: Characterization of their atmospheres, allez voir ici : https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EPSC2022/session/44583

Convener: Olivia Venot | Co-conveners:Monika Lendl,Ingo Waldmann, Martin Turbet,Giuseppe Morello

TP2: Paving the Way to the Decade of Venus”
In June 2021, NASA and ESA selected a fleet of three international missions to Venus, paving the way to the “Decade of Venus” in the 2030s. This session welcomes in particular presentations on various scientific and technical topics related to these new missions, as well as other existing and upcoming Venus missions and concepts. Submissions by early career researchers are also encouraged.

Relevant topics span all aspects of the Venus system, including (but not limited to) its interior, surface, atmosphere, ionosphere and space environment. Submissions may concern past or current observations, theory and/or modelling, allowing for a better understanding of Venus’ early evolution, past, and present state.

More information about the session and a link to abstract submission can be found here:


The abstract submission deadline is 18 May 2022, 13:00 CEST (UTC+2)

Looking forward to welcoming you in Granada.

With kind regards,

Anne Grete Straume, Gabriella Gilli, and Moa Persson (session conveners)

3) GEISA2022 update : call for contributions
The GEISA spectroscopic database, developed and maintained by the LMD (for its scientific part) and AERIS/ESPRI (for its technical part), is preparing its new GEISA2022 update for the end of the year. Since the launch of the European polar satellite METOP (2006, 2012, 2018), GEISA is the reference spectroscopic database for the validation of IASI level 1 data (CAL/VAL activities), but also for the preparation of future space missions (IASI-NG, Merlin, Microcarb). This database includes (currently) the line parameters of 58 molecules, but also data for cross-sections and optical properties of aerosols.

In the context of the new update in 2022, the team in charge at the LMD is launching a call for contributions to integrate the latest spectroscopic data into GEISA2022. This update will also be the occasion for numerous evolutions in the format of the "line parameters" database, in particular by taking into account non-Voigt parameters for the line profile (HTP, speed-dependent, Rautian... etc). The team is also carrying out an important work to validate the new data and to quantify their contribution to the database. More information on https://geisa.aeris-data.fr/.

This call is open until 10/31/2022.

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4) Hera International Workshop | May 30-June 3, 2022 | Nice, France
Dear Colleagues,
We are happy to announce that the registration for the Hera international workshop (May 30-June 3, Nice) is open, with a deadline on May 15th, 2022.
All the information can be found here: https://www.heramission.space/heraworkshop2022
Registration fees include the five lunches over the week, a diner cocktail on Monday May 30th, and a diner cocktail and ceremony celebrating Hera at the Côte d’Azur Observatory on Wednesday June 1st, including the transport from and to the meeting venue (Hôtel Saint-Paul) and a visit of the instruments and our new amazing multimedia area. A registration for accompanying persons for the Côte d’Azur Observatory evening on June 1st is possible.
The number of participants being limited to 100 persons, we recommend that you register as fast as possible as we will apply the rule "first come first served", on the following website (also indicated in the registration menu of the workshop website):

Oral speakers will be solicited directly by the session organizers. Other participants who would like to bring a poster can do so, and we will arrange a board that can contain up to 20 posters in the meeting room (if we have more than 20 posters, then we can change them during the week).  

Also, note that June 3 is devoted to a restricted meeting of the Hera Science Operation Working Team (SOWT), and members who are solicited to participate will be contacted by the organisation.
After more than two years, this workshop will be our first opportunity, to celebrate in person the approval of Hera at the ESA Ministerial in November 2019 and the amazing new knowledge that the mission will bring. It will contribute, together with DART, to mitigate the asteroid hazard, but also bring new science knowledge on these small worlds, their dynamics, their compositional and physical properties, and on impact physics at asteroid scale.
We are looking forward to your participation and contribution to the important discussions that will take place during the workshop.
Best wishes,
Patrick Michel and Michael Kueppers

5) 17th Symposium of SEDI | Zurich, Switzerland | July 11-15, 2022
Dear all,

The 17th Symposium of SEDI, Study of the Earth's Deep Interior, a Committee of IUGG, will be held in Zurich, Switzerland, from 11th to 15th of July, 2022 (UTC+1).
Information about the meeting can be found through links at www.sedigroup.org or on the meeting website https://sedi2022.earth.sinica.edu.tw/

Students and post-docs (less than two years after defense) from France can obtain a financial support from the PNP (INSU): the deadline for support for beginning investigators to attend the SEDI 2022 meeting is May 1.
Applications should include your abstract, name of your advisor, and a short description of your situation, and should be e-mailed to Michael Bergman (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.), or David Cébron (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.)

David Cébron

6) Le hub Francais d'Europlanet recrute
Le hub français de l'Europlanet Society cherche son/sa prochain.e Diversity Officer! Si vous voulez nous rejoindre et participer aux discussions et actions autour de la diversité dans la communauté de planétologie européenne, contactez-nous à Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.. Plus d'infos sur Europlanet Society et le hub français -> https://www.europlanet-society.org/europlanet-society/regional-hubs/france/

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7) PhD position in cometary physics | Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté

The chemical composition of comets is an important tool for a good understanding of solar system formation. Thanks to the Rosetta spacecraft and its in situ observations by mass spectroscopy of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko new chemical species in comets have been detected. The objective of this PhD is to use these results to provide the molecular data necessary for detect some of these species in other comets with ground-based facilities. Such molecular data will permit a good modeling of the infrared spectrum of these species and, consequently, will open the possibility of detecting them with the present and future generations of near-infrared spectrometers (such as CRIRES+ at the 8-m Very Large Telescope or futures instruments on the 39-m Extremely Large Telescope).

The PhD student will develop algorithms and codes adapted for large amplitude motions (for internal rotators such as -CH3, -NH2, -OH, -SH). Some computations in quantum chemistry will permit to predict the wavelengths as well as intensities in absorption and emission necessary to the detection of these species. This work will be peformed in collaboration with experimentalists (AILES line of Synchrotron SOLEIL). If it appears that some species could be observed the student will also participate to some analysis of archive data available with 8-m class telescopes of proposals for instruments like CRIRES+.

Contacts: Philippe Rousselot & Vincent Boudon

8) Thèse, HDR, Séminaire
a) Séminaire de la SFE: Recherche de traces de vie microbiennes : attention aux faux amis | Julie Cosmidis | 9 juin
Le prochain webinaire de la Société Française d’Exobiologie aura lieu le Jeudi 9 Juin 2022, à 17h. Julie Cosmidis, Professeure Associée de Géobiologie à l’Université d’Oxford, donnera une conférence en ligne en français au sujet de la difficulté de démêler le vrai du faux dans la recherche de traces de vie microbiennes.

Inscription obligatoire ici : https://u-pec-fr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtfuuopz0oHN1HH6dt0-N2kIicy9MGvlGV

Résumé: La vie sur Terre fut exclusivement microbienne pour la plus grande partie de son histoire. Ailleurs dans le système solaire, il y a fort à parier que si des organismes vivants – actuels ou fossiles – sont un jour découverts, ceux-ci partageront des caractéristiques de la vie microbienne terrestre. Certaines de ces caractéristiques, telle la petite taille ou la simplicité morphologique, rendent la découverte de traces de vie microbiennes particulièrement difficile. Un phénomène souvent négligé, et compliquant encore d’avantage le travail des paléobiologistes et exobiologistes, est la possibilité pour des processus abiotiques (non biologiques) de produire des objets qui ressemblent morphologiquement et/ou chimiquement à ceux produits par la vie. Lors de ce séminaire, je passerai en revu certains de ces « faux amis » dans la recherche de biosignatures. J’expliquerai aussi que la méconnaissance de ces processus biomimétiques représente un risque important pour notre capacité à interpréter les résultats des missions martiennes actuelles et futures.