Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 12:18:40 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #03-05: ICARUS, MEETINGS, JOB

Greetings DPS colleagues -

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       |1) ICARUS SUBSCRIPTIONS STILL AVAILABLE FOR 2003         |
       |2) ICARUS SUBSCRIPTIONS ENCOURAGED                       |
       |3) 15th ANNUAL NASA PLANETARY SCIENCE SUMMER SCHOOL      |
       |4) THIRD HELMHOLTZ INSTITUTE SUMMER SCHOOL               |
       |5) UPCOMING MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS                       |
       |   - Jupiter Icy Moons Workshop, June 12-14              |
       |   - Women in Astronomy II, June 27-28                   |
       |   - Australian Minor Planet Workshop, July 25-27        |
       |6) JOB ANNOUNCEMENT                                      |
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ICARUS PRINT AND ELECTRONIC SUBSCRIPTIONS STILL AVAILABLE FOR 2003

DPS members may still take advantage of the new $99 print and $99
electronic access ($198 for both) subscription rates for 2003. The 
DPS Committee urges you to take advantage of these new rates and
this great opportunity.  See also a joint statement from past, 
present, and future DPS chairs.

Order forms are available on the DPS website 
  http://www.aas.org/~dps/dps.html 
Print orders must be submitted directly to Elsevier while
electronic orders (because of their special nature for
DPS members) must be submitted separately through the DPS 
Secretary-Treasurer.  We thank Melissa McGrath for agreeing
to handle these electronic access orders.

Nicolette van Dijk, the new Elsevier representative for Icarus 
indicates that Elsevier does not anticipate any price increases
for 2004 DPS member rates.  (These rates will be formally set 
in June, or thereabouts).   We also look forward to Nicolette's 
attendance and participation at the 2003 Monterey meeting.

Rick Binzel,
on behalf of the DPS Committee

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ICARUS SUBSCRIPTIONS ENCOURAGED

Icarus is the official journal of the DPS and a principal means 
by which our members communicate their research and mission results 
to each other.  We want to encourage all DPS members to subscribe 
and take advantage of the exceptionally low annual rates for both 
paper and electronic subscriptions that are  now available 
TO DPS MEMBERS ONLY ($99 each, or $198 for both).  Previously, 
individual subscriptions for paper only were $265. 

Full electronic access for DPS members is new this year.  Personal
electronic subscriptions provide access to current and past issues
of Icarus back to 1962, Volume 1 Issue 1.  (This access was 
specially negotiated between DPS and Elsevier).  Many institutional 
subscriptions allow for electronic access only back to 1993, so 
there is a distinct advantage to having a personal electronic 
subscription.

We view the commitment by Elsevier to make Icarus rates attractive
for DPS member subscriptions to be very important and encouraging.
As past, present, and future DPS Chairs, we want to encourage you 
to participate in our society by subscribing to its journal.

Mark V. Sykes 
Wesley T. Huntress
Richard P. Binzel
William Cochran 

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15th ANNUAL NASA PLANETARY SCIENCE SUMMER SCHOOL
August 4-8, 2003
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

Science and engineering graduate students and post-docs with a strong
interest in planetary exploration are invited to apply to NASA's 15th
annual Planetary Science Summer School. Students will participate in an
intensive one-week team activity to develop an early mission concept
study that would be responsive to a NASA announcement of opportunity,
prepare and present a proposal authorization presentation to a review
board, and learn about the lifecycle of a mission.


APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 2, 2003, and may be downloaded from
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/pscischool/.  Partial travel support may be
available.  Questions may be addressed to Anita.M.Sohus@jpl.nasa.gov.

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THIRD HELMHOLTZ-INSTITUTE SUMMER-SCHOOL on
"CHAOS AND STABILITY IN PLANETARY SYSTEMS"
September 1 - 26 2003
Potsdam, Germany

DIRECTOR : RUDOLF DVORAK (UNIVERSITY of VIENNA)
LECTURERS: SYLVIO FERRAZ-MELLO (UNIVERSITY of SAO PAULO)
           JACK LISSAUER (AMES RESEARCH CENTER, NASA)
           THOMAS QUINN (UNIVERSITY of WASHINGTON)
           JOACHIM STADEL (UNIVERSITY of ZURICH)

Overview: Supercomputers and chaos theory have shaped our sense for the
long-term dynamics of planetary systems. The summer school aims at a
better understanding of the dynamical stability, the role of resonances
and the appearance of chaos in the motion of solar system bodies but also
in the recently discovered extrasolar planetary systems. Special lectures
on supercomputing and also the work with state-of-the-art codes are
offered to study the dynamics of these systems in detail. One interesting
new aspect are the stability studies of Earth-like planets in so-called
habitable zones.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS MAY 31 2003.
A limited number of grants will be available

For more Information see:
http://www.hisp.agnld.uni-potsdam.de
email: mailto:hisp@agnld.uni-potsdam.de


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UPCOMING MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS

FORUM ON CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES FOR JUPITER ICY MOONS ORBITER
June 12-14, 2003
Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston
ABSTRACTS DUE 5PM CDT, MAY 5, 2003
Full details available at:
http://cass.jsc.nasa.gov/meetings/jimo2003/jimo2003.1st.html

WOMEN IN ASTRONOMY II: TEN YEARS AFTER
June 27-28, 2003
Caltech, Pasadena, California 
Full details available at: http://www.aas.org/~cswa/WIA2003.html 

AUSTRALIAN MINOR PLANET WORKSHOP
July 25-27, 2003
Nelson Bay, N.S.W.
Full details at: http://www.nelsonbay.com/~gc/AMPW.htm

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Post-Doctoral Position Available at Jet Propulsion Laboratory
CCD photometry of comets and asteroids.  Please contact Paul Weissman
at paul.r.weissman@jpl.nasa.gov,  or  (818) 354-2636 .

See also AAS Job Register: http://www.aas.org/JobRegister/index.html

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