IAU Special Sessions (GA)

SpS7: The impact hazard: current activities and future plans

Start date/time

August 29, 2012

End date/time

August 31, 2012


China Nanjing


G. Valsecchi

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Coordinating Division

Division III Planetary Systems Sciences

SOC Co-Chairs: G. Valsecchi (Italy), A. Milani (Italy), W. Huebner (United States)

SOC Members: S. Chesley (United States), A. Harris (Germany), R. Jedicke (United States), D. Koschny (Netherlands), S. Larson (United States), A. Mainzer (United States), R. McMillan (United States), A. Milani (Italy), D. Morrison (United States), H. Rickman (Sweden), B. Shustov (Russian Federation), M. Yoshikawa (Japan)

Editors of Proceedings: G. Valsecchi (Italy), A. Milani (Italy), W. Huebner (United States), H. Rickman (Sweden)


  • Current and Next Generation Surveys & enabled science
  • Forecasting Impacts (orbit calculation and impact prediction)                  
  • Non-gravitational forces and effect on impact prediction
  • IAU Role in supporting the Minor Planet Centre
  • Mitigating impacts
  • The Operational Chain of NEO Hazards
  • General Political Issues

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