Meeting Schedule

Second Team Meeting (2022/07/18-22) 9:00-18:00 CET (UTC+01)


  • Meeting Overview (Sean / Hao)
  • Wing Ip & Students
    • Gaga Shi: Nanodust infall due to air drag at Saturn & Uranus
    • Angela Hsu: Zonal wind-driven current system at Saturn/Uranus/Neptune
  • Maks Agiwal & Hao Cao: Magnetic field results and implication:
  • Michiko Morooka: Cassini LP during Grand Finale
  • Peter Kollman: Saturn/Uranus’ Radiation Belt
  • James O’Donoghue: New observations of Saturn & Uranus [2-3pm CET]
  • Zhimeng Zhang: Cassini Radar results: [5pm CET]


  • Sascha Kempf / Juergen Schmidt: Exogenous flux to the Main Rings
  • Paul Estrada: Evolution of Saturn’s Main Rings
  • Simon Linti / Frank Postberg / Sean Hsu: Nano-silicate from CDA Grand Finale Results
  • Xin Cao: Uranus’ magnetosphere [4pm CET]
  • Christopher Mankovich: Saturn ring seismology [5pm CET]


  • Hao Cao: Giant Planet Interior
  • Juergen Schmidt: Rings of Jupiter/JUICE + implications for Uranus/Neptune
  • Team: review paper preparation
  • Matt Hedman: Rings of Uranus [4pm CET]
  • Richard Cartwright: Moons of Uranus [5pm CET]


  • Bill Goode: Composition mapping of Uranus’ moons
  • Team: review paper preparation


  • Team: review paper preparation


First Team Meeting (2019/09/23-27)

09:00-09:20 Welcome by Dr. Maurizio Falanga
09:20-10:40 Introduction (everyone)
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Introduction (cont’d) and plan for the week (Sean, Ali)
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-17:00 EM connections and ring ionosphere (Ali, Greg, Maks, Cao, Wendy)

08:30-09:30 EM connection (cont., Maks, Wendy)
09:30-12:00 Composition Measurements (Kelly, Simon, Frank)
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-17:00 Saturn’s ionosphere (Oleg, Michiko/Oleg, Lina, Tommi, Sandrine)

Grain dynamics, radiation, and rings (Mark, Sean, Elias)

Thursday & Friday
Team Discussions

  • Outstanding questions accumulated from presentations / discussions
  • Future work and research papers
  • Review paper
    • EM interactions between Saturn and its rings
    • pre-Cassini-Cassini findings and implications
    • open questions / knowledge gaps
    • lessons learned and implications to missions to other ringed planets
  • Next ISSI meeting
  • White paper(s) to OPAG for the next decadal survey