Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 16:14:46 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #01-33: DECADAL STUDY NEWS; JOBS

Greetings, DPS Members -
 
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       |1) PLANETARY DECADAL STUDY NEWS - UPDATE                |
       |2) JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS                                    |
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PLANETARY DECADAL STUDY NEWS - UPDATE

New community decadal panels continue to form. You are invited 
to participate!

	Mercury
	Venus
        Instrument Technology Development (Organizer: James Hoffman)

Go to http://www.aas.org/~dps/decadal
Click on Community Panels. Join!

Recent postings in the following Forums:

	Planetary Atmospheres
	Sample Return Missions
        Education and Public Outreach 
	Mercury
	Venus
	Moon
	Titan
	Main Belt Asteroids
	Interplanetary Dust

Go to http://www.aas.org/~dps/decadal
Click on Real-Time Forums.

Upcoming NRC panel meetings:

	Large Satellites Panel, SEP 17-19, Location TBD
	Steering Group, SEP 19-21, Location TBD

The notice for these meetings at the above URL will be hyperlinked to 
their agendas when they are available.

Town Hall meetings on the decadal study were organized and run by 
Mike Belton at Lowell Observatory and the Lunar and Planetary Lab 
at the University of Arizona on August 6 and 7, respectively.
Mike is Chair of the NRC panel which will be taking all the community
input and writing the final decadal report. There was wide ranging 
discussion on a variety of issues, and Mike underscored the importance 
of your input to this entire process.

Mark V. Sykes, 
DPS Chair 
dpschair@aas.org

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Postdoctoral Fellowships, University of Michigan.
http://www.rackham.umich.edu/Faculty/society.html

Assistant professor, Physics & Astronomy, Franklin and Marshall College. 
http://www.fandm.edu/Departments/Astronomy/JobAdvt/JobAdvt.html

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                       Melissa McGrath, on behalf of the DPS Committee
              (submissions to Al Harris: awharris@lithos.jpl.nasa.gov)