Session outline
Space and Planetary Sciences(P)
Session Sub Category Planetary Sciences(PS)
Session ID P-PS33
Title Russian meteor event: Risk of asteroid impact on Earth
Short title Russian meteor event
Convener Name Eiichi Tajika
Affiliation Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Co-Convener 1. Name Jun-ichi Watanabe
Affiliation Public Relation Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
International Symposium No request
Language Japanese
Scope On 15 February 2013, an asteroid of about 17 m in diameter entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded above Chelyabinsk Oblast, the southern Ural region in Russia. Shock wave hit the ground, and about 1,500 people were injured. In this session, we call for papers on the studies of this event, such as observation, data analysis, and numerical simulation, as well as general reviews of asteroid impact to the Earth, its probability, and consequence.
Type of presentation Oral and Poster presentation