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MExLab Summer School “Planetary Cartography and Image Processing”

June 2, 2016

The Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAIK) Extraterrestrial Laboratory (MExLab) invites You to attend its

Third MExLab Summer School

“PLANETARY CARTOGRAPHY AND IMAGE PROCESSING”

June, 28-30, 2016, MExLab, auditorium № 155

PROGRAM

(Note that all lectures will be in Russian)

June 28, Tuesday

09.50-10.00 Opening of the Summer School. Welcome: Prof. V.P. Savinykh, corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences, cosmonaut, twice hero of the Soviet Union, MIIGAiK President

10.00-10.45 History of the Moon and planetary cartography (Dr. Zh.F. Rodionova, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow Lomonosov State University) – lecture

10.45-11.30 Cartographic projections of celestial bodies (Dr. M.E. Fleis, Geography Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

11.30-11.45 Break

11.45-12.30 The Moon Odysseus of Soviet Cosmonautics. From “Mechta” (Dream) to the Moon Rovers

(Dr. V.G. Dovgan, prof., General of Aviation, Member of Lunokhod-1,2 crew, Luna-17 and Luna-21 missions) – lecture

12.30-13.15 Planetary Geology: Solar System, Earth (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

13.15 -14.00 Lunch break

14.00-14.45 Planetary Geology: the Moon and Mercury (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

14.45-15.30 Modern Lunar Coordinate systems (Dr. A.A. Konopihin, MIIGAiK) – lecture

15.30-16.15 Planetary data search and access to Planetary data system (PDS) (A.E. Zubarev, Racurs company; I.E. Nadezhdina, MIIGAiK) – practical lessons

16.15-16.30 Break

16.30-18.00 Social event:

Visit to MIIGAiK Geodesy museum and excursion to the Golden (Demidov) rooms

 

June 29, Wednesday

10.00-10.45 Geomorphological studies of the Mars surface based on HiRISE images (E.S. Brusnikin, MIIGAiK; Dr. M.A. Kreslavsky, MIIGAiK & University of California, Santa Cruz, USA) – lecture

10.45-11.30 Shape, composition and structure of the small bodies of the Solar System. “CASCADE”-  small bodies study program (Dr. E.N. Slyuta, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

11.30-11.45 Break

11.45-12.30 Modeling of the planetary bodies’ orbits (Dr. V.A. Lupovka, MIIGAiK) – lecture

12.30-13.15 Planetary Geology: Venus (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

13.15-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-14.45 Planetary Geology: Mars (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

14.45-15.30 Basics of geomorphometry (Dr. I.V. Florinsky, Institute of Mathematical Problems of Biology,  The Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Moscow Region) – lecture

15.30-15.45 Break

15.45-16.30 Analysis and preparation of planetary data (A.E. Zubarev, I.E. Nadezhdina, MIIGAiK) – practical lessons

16.30-17.00 Discussion.

 

June 30, Thursday

10.00-10.45 Planetary Geodesy (Dr. Jürgen Oberst, MIIGAiK & Technical University of Berlin, German Aerospace Center, Germany) – lecture

10.45-11.30 Moon crater catalogs and analysis of the lunar surface using GIS (N.A. Kozlova, MIIGAiK)

11.30-11.45 Break

11.45-12.30 Using ArcGIS for automation of Planetary Research – ModelBuilder (A.Yu. Bystrov, MIIGAiK) – practical lessons

12.30-13.15 Planetary Geology: asteroids, comets, meteorites (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

13.15-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-14.45 Planetary Geology: the outer planets and their satellites (Dr. A.T. Bazilevsky, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) – lecture

14.45-15.30 Creation of celestial bodies’ DEM (A.E. Zubarev, I.E. Nadezhdina, MIIGAiK) – practical lessons

15.30-15.45 Break

15.45-16.30 Online-maps and Internet-services in planetary studies (E.V. Matveev, Yandex Company;

A.S. Garov, A.Yu. Bystrov, MIIGAiK;) – practical lessons

16.30-17.00 Discussion. Closing of the Summer School

 

The event is open to the public and participation is free.

 

 

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