Underground Synergies with Astro-particle Physics: Multi-Disciplinary Studies in the World’s Deep Underground Science Facilities

from Monday, 17 December 2012 (19:00) to Wednesday, 19 December 2012 (16:45)
Durham, UK (Calman Learning Centre at Durham University)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
17 Dec 2012
18 Dec 2012
19 Dec 2012
AM
09:00
Welcome (until 09:35) (Calman Learning Centre at Durham University)
09:00 Welcome, Context and Agenda - Sean Paling   ()
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09:15 Welcome from STFC - John Womerlsey   ()
09:20 Welcome from CPL/Boulby - Dave Mcluckie   ()
09:25 From the Geosphere to the Cosmos: welcome from ASPERA - Ino Agrafioti (NCSR Demokritos)   ()
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09:35 --- Coffee Break ---
09:50
Earth Sciences (until 12:30) ()
09:50 Facility Overview: Boulby Underground Laboratory - Sean Paling   ()
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10:10 Development of Muon Tomography techniques for site monitoring in Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) - Jon Gluyas   ()
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10:30 The LSBB URL: a new platform for fundamental and applied low background interdisciplinary underground science and technology - Stephane Gaffet   ()
10:50 Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring for Earth Sciences at the INFN-Gran Sasso National Laboratory, Italy - Wolfango Plastino   ()
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11:10 The Boulby Geoscience research project: the benefits of industry collaboration - Matt Brain   ()
11:30 GEODYN: geodynamic station at Canfranc - Jordi Díaz Cusí   ()
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11:50 Geoneutrinos - Livia Ludhova   ()
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09:00
Climate & the Environment (until 10:20) ()
09:00 Facility Overview: Underground Laboratory of Modane - FABRICE PIQUEMAL (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
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09:20 SKY-ZERO @ Boulby: Cosmic rays and climate – what can we learn from the ultra-low radiation environment - Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen   ()
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09:40 Environmental measurement and After fukushima environmental fall out measurements - Rodolfo Gurriaran   ()
10:00 Environmental Gamma spectroscopy studies at the Boulby Underground Science Facility - David Sanderson   ()
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10:20 --- Coffee ---
10:40 Facility overview: National Laboratory of Gran Sasso - Francesco Arneodo   ()
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10:40
Low background Counting (until 13:00) ()
11:00 STELLA - the LNGS ultra low background counting facility: Multi-Disciplinry Science Applications - Matthias Laubenstein   ()
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11:20 Interdisciplinary use of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry at the Gran Sasso National Lab (LNGS) - Maria Laura di Vacri   ()
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11:40 Low background techniques at the Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane - Pia Loaiza   ()
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PM
19:00 Pre-registration Welcome Drinks   ()
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12:10 Geological investigation of rock at the underground laboratory at Slanic Prahova, Romania - Bogdan Mitrica   ()
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12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:30
Biology and Astrobiology (until 15:10) ()
13:30 Facility Overview: Underground Laboratory of Canfranc - Iulian Bandac   ()
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13:50 Astrobiology at Boulby: Studies of life in extreme envirnments, life beyond Earth and the development of instrumentation for use in planatory exploration and mining - Charles Cockell   ()
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14:10 Does biochemistry of living matter depends on environmental radiation? Yeasts to human cells at the LNGS - Emiliano Fratini   ()
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14:30 Studies of E. coli development in low radioactivity conditions - Pierre Micheau   ()
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14:50 CAREX (Coordination Action for Research Activities on life in Extreme Environments) - Nicolas Walter   ()
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15:10 --- Coffee ---
15:30
Global Perspectives: Linking with other sciences/underground laboratories (until 17:00) ()
15:30 The Sanford Deep Underground Science Facility - Kevin Lesko   ()
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15:55 DUSEL Interdisciplinary science studies - Derek Elsworth   ()
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16:10 Multidisciplinary studies at SOUDAN lab - Anthony Villano   ()
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16:30 Overview large cavities for different sites: Lessons from the LAGUNA project - Guido Nuijten   ()
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17:00
Funding (until 17:40) ()
17:00 Multidisciplinarity in the context of Horizon2020 - Christina Miller   ()
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17:20 Futures programme at STFC: the UK experience - Catherine Ewart   ()
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18:30 --- Drinks Reception ---
20:00 --- Social Dinner ---
12:00 Contribution of underground experiments in microelectronics for the metrology of radioactive contaminants in materials and circuits - Guillaume Warot   ()
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12:20 expertises for drug and food administration - FABRICE PIQUEMAL (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
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12:40 Radiopurity Service at Laboratorio Subterraneo de Canfranc (LSC) - Iulian Bandac   ()
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13:00 --- Lunch ---
13:45
Global Perspectives: Linking with other sciences/underground laboratories (until 15:25) ()
13:45 The Watchman project: deep underground antineutrino detection for nuclear non-proliferation - Adam Bernstein   ()
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14:05 EPOS, the European Plate Observing System: an integrated geoscience infrastructure for Europe - Russ Evans   ()
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14:25 Underground radioactivity measurements at the HADES ultra low-level gamma spectrometry laboratory - Erica Andreotti   ()
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14:45 Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring for Earth Sciences - World Reference Laboratory and new Developments - Lucia Votano   ()
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15:05 Distributed Computing Infrastructures for Astroparticle, Earth and Environmental Sciences - Federico Ruggieri   ()
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15:25 Reflections on the workshop - Arnold WOLFENDALE   ()
15:25
Roundtable, Concluding Remarks and Strategy for the future (until 16:00) ()
15:35 Roundtable/Closing statements   (Calman Learning Centre at Durham University)
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