Burg Reichenstein - “Origin of the Earth-Moon System” 

“Origin of the Earth-Moon System” 

 

(June 25-28, 2018) Gallerie

Sunday, June 24, 2018 

 

19:00- 21:00 Icebreaker, Burg Reichenstein


Monday, June 25, 2018

 

Basics

 

09:00 - 09:40

Introduction to the Earth’s Moon: rocks, magmatism, concepts, terminology.

(Paul Warren)

 

09:40 - 10:20

Introduction to the Earth’s Moon: Geophysical basics and constraints.

 

(Julien Salmon)

10:20 – 10:45

Coffee break

 

 

10:45 - 11:15

Comparison of the chemical composition of the Moon and the Earth.

 

(Paul Warren)

 

11:15 - 11:45

Stable isotopes I basics: source tracers and mass- independent isotope variations.

 

(Thorsten Kleine)

11:45 - 12:00

Discussion I & additional questions

(Speakers)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

 

 

13:30 - 14:15

Stable isotopes II basics: tracers of mass-dependent isotope fractionation processes.

 

(Paul Savage)

 

14:15 - 15:00

 

Noble gas tutorial: He, Ne, Xe in the Earth.

 

(Rainer Wieler)

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

 

 

15:15 - 16:00

 

Review - volatile element abundances and isotopic fractionation in Earth and Moon.

(Anne Peslier & Harry Becker)

 

16:00 - 16:15

 

Discussion II & additional questions.

 

(Speakers)

 

18:30 - 20:00

 

Dinner

 

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

 

Lunar formation models in the light of geochemical and geophysical constraints

 

09:00 - 09:45

Review of Moon-forming impact scenarios.

(Julien Salmon)

 

09:45 - 10:10

Lunar volatile depletion and mass-dependent isotope fractionation.

 

(Paul Savage)

10:10 – 10:30

Post-impact lunar formation models.

(Julien Salmon)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

 

11:00 - 11:20

Constraints on lunar formation from nucleosynthetic anomalies.

(Thorsten Kleine)

 

11:20 – 11:30

 

Discussion III: Summary of constraints on giant impact models

(Kai Wünnemann &

Speakers)

 

11:30 - 12:00

 

Lunar magma ocean – review of basics.

(Doris Breuer)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

 

 

Lunar magma ocean processes and age constraints

 

13:30 - 14:15

Review - long-lived isotopes and ages of lunar magmatic rocks.

(Richard Carlson)

14:15 - 15:00

Review - lunar 142Nd constraints and Lu-Hf model ages.

 

(Alan Brandon)

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

 

 

 

15:15 - 16:00

Lunar magma ocean constraints from convection and mineral physics

models.

 

(Sabrina Schwinger)

 

 

16:00 - 16:15

Discussion IV: Lunar magma ocean, chronology and secondary

magmatism.

 

(Speakers)

 

18:30 - 22:00

 

Barbecue in the Castle’s Courtyard.

 

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

 

Core formation on Earth and Moon and early evolution of redox states

 

09:00 - 09:45

Review - accretion & core formation models Earth/Moon.

(Francis Nimmo)

09:45 - 10:30

Review – chemical aspects of core formation.

 

(Esther Posner)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

 

 

10:45 - 11.15

 

Hf-W constraints on core formation.

(Thomas Kruijer & Francis Nimmo)

11:15 - 11:30

Discussion V: Core formation models and processes.

(Speakers)

 

 

The role of late accretion

 

11:30 - 12:00

Review – late accretion.

(Harry Becker)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

 

13:30 - 14:00

Hf-W constraints on late accretion and lunar formation models.

(Thomas Kruijer)

 

Terrestrial magma ocean

 

14:00 - 14:45

Review - constraints on Earth’s final magma ocean.

(Esther Posner)

14:45 - 15:00

Coffee break

 

15:00 - 15:45

Hf-W and 142Nd constraints from terrestrial rocks.

(Richard Walker)

 

15:45 - 16:00

Discussion VI: Late accretion & terrestrial magma ocean.

 

(Speakers)

18:30- 20:00

Dinner

 

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Disk evolution and its influence on Earth-Moon composition

 

 

09:00 - 09:45

Celestial mechanics perspective on building materials and accretion.

 

(André Izidoro)

 

 

09:45 - 11:00

Final Discussion VII: Brief summary/review of major constraints, issues and controversies including influence of the giant impact and late accretion on lunar structure, composition and chronometry.

 

(All participants)

 

Summer School ends.

 

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