Neutrino Geoscience 2008
September 17-19, 2008
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Neutrino Geoscience 2008

General Information
Accommodations & Travel

Neutrino Geoscience 2008


All sessions will take place in the SNOLAB Surface Building which is at the Vale Inco Creighton Mine #9 Shaft, in the town of Lively, Ontario (near Sudbury).

Participants List

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Time Speaker Title
8:30-9:00 Registration  
9:00-9:30 Art McDonald Welcome, Neutrino Science: History and Overview
9:30-10:00 Bill McDonough Whole Earth Geochemistry
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break  
10:30-11:00 Bill White Mantle Convection and Structure
11:00-11:30 Gianni Fiorentini A Roadmap for Geoneutrinos
11:30-12:00 Nikolai Tolich Neutrino Detection
12:00-1:30 Lunch  
1:30-2:00 Sanshiro Enomoto KamLAND Geoneutrino Studies
2:00-2:30 Richard Saldanha Borexino
2:30-3:00 Fabio Mantovani Local Geology Relevant for Geoneutrinos at Gran Sasso
3:00-3:30 Steve Dye Hanohano
3:30-4:00 Coffee Break  
4:00-4:30 Roberta Rudnick Models of Crust Composition
4:30-5:00 Claude Jaupart The Heat Loss Through Oceans and Continents: Contributions from Convection and Crustal Heat Production
5:00-5:30 Mahesh Thakur Systematics of Crustal Radioactivity Distribution and Implication for Mantle Thermal Evolution
5:30 onwards Discussion  

Thursday, September 18, 2008
Time Speaker Title
9:00-9:30 Tony Noble SNOLAB
9:30-10:00 Mark Chen SNO+
10:00-10:30 Steve Shirey Geological Evolution of the Superior Province
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00-11:30 Jean-Claude Mareschal Heat flow and Crustal Heat Production in the Canadian
11:30-12:00 Doug Tinkham Geology of Sudbury
12:00-12:30 Ed Pattison Origin of Sudbury Impact Structure
12:30-1:30 Lunch  
2:00-6:30 Mine Tour  
Thursday Evening: Group Dinner


Friday, September 19, 2008
Time Speaker Title
9:00-9:30 Xuezhao Bao Uranium Solubility in Planetary Cores
9:30-10:00 Mark Chen Discussion – Potassium Geoneutrinos
10:00-10:30 Steve Dye Discussion – Directionality
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00-11:30 Open Presentations
Mike Easton
Catherine Robin
5 min presentations, as desired
Geology Discussion
Crustal Diapirism
11:30-12:30 Discussion and Wrap-up clear up questions remaining from talks; discuss the way forward
12:30 Lunch light lunch provided before your departure