Call for Abstracts: Laboratory Analysis of Extraterrestrial Dust Returned to Earth, P15, AGU 2011

Dear Colleagues:

We announce a call for abstracts for the session P15 “Laboratory Analysis of Extraterrestrial Dust Returned to Earth” at the Fall Meeting 2011 of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), December 5-9, 2011 San Francisco, California, USA. We are soliciting contributed submissions on the Genesis, Stardust and Hayabusa Mission results and on the recently selected asteroid sample return Mission OSIRIS Rex. We also welcome contributions on laboratory analysis of related materials, such as interplanetary dust particles.  It is going to be an exciting session; we already have commitments from investigators and  of the four sample return missions. See our attached flyer.

Please help make this session a success and submit your abstract by August 4, 2011 at

We look forward to seeing you at the AGU Fall Meeting!


The Conveners:

Philipp Heck (The Field Museum)

Scott Messenger (NASA Johnson Space Center)

Rhonda Stroud (Naval Research Laboratory)

Please forward this announcement to any interested party!