The Early Phase of Star Formation
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The MPIA conference series
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WEDNESDAY 4 June 2014 11:20-12:40
FG 1 The physics underpinning multi-scale, spatially-resolved star formation relations
Convenors:Diederik Kruijssen, Andi Burkert
Contact: kruijssenmpa-garchingmpgde
Chair:Markus Nielbock
11:20-11:35Andi BurkertIntroduction
11:35-11:45Paolo PadoanThe role and the origin of the virial parameter
11:45-11:55Sergio MolinariCharacterising basic ingredients for a bottom-up Galaxy-scale SF recipe
11:55-12:05Rowan SmithMolecular Cloud Environments from Galactic Scale Simulations
12:05-12:10Diederik KruijssenAn uncertainty principle for star formation
12:10-12:40Discussion
FG 2 Characterizing cloud structure in observations and simulations
Convenors:Thomas Robitaille, Adam Ginsburg
Contact: robitaillempiade
Chair:Juergen Steinacker
11:20-11:30Thomas RobitailleIntroduction
11:30-11:38Clare DobbsLarge scale HI and CO maps from simulations and observations
11:38-11:46Anna McLeodExtracting observables from simulations of star forming clouds including stellar feedback
11:46-11:54Josep GirartMagnetic fields from large to small scales: How can we connect them?
11:54-12:02Alvaro HacarFriends-In-VElocity - A filament-finding tool
12:02-12:10Ke WangHierarchical Structures and Kinematics of a 30 pc IR-dark Filament
12:10-12:40Discussion

WEDNESDAY 4 June 2014 14:00-15:20
FG 3 A Comparison of star formation in the Galactic center and the Galactic disk
Convenor:Eric Keto
Contact: eketocfaharvardedu
Chair:Hendrik Linz
14:00-14:16Eric KetoIntroduction
14:16-14:25Adam GinsburgA comparison of cm-wavelength H2CO observations in the CMZ (specifically, the Brick) vs. in W51
14:25-14:34Katharine JohnstonThe structure and star-forming fate of the Galactic centre cloud G0.253+0.016
14:34-14:43Christine KoepferlThe Star-formation Rate of the Central Molecular Zone determined from Young Stellar Objects
14:43-14:52Diederik KruijssenThe extreme environment of the CMZ: suppressed star formation and an absolute-time sequence of star-forming clouds
14:52-15:20Discussion
FG 4 Interstellar Turbulence as a Bridge Connecting Large and Small Scale Processes
Convenors:Alexei Kritsuk, Andi Burkert
Contact: akritsukucsdedu
Chair:Sarah Ragan
14:00-14:15Alexei KritsukIntroduction
14:15-14:25Diederik KruijssenTurbulence in high-pressure environments: the Galactic centre and high-redshift galaxies
14:25-14:35Chat HullDoes turbulence cause the misalignment of outflows and magnetic fields in protostellar cores?
14:35-14:45Juergen SteinackerThe puzzle of connecting filament-scale turbulence and core center turbulence
14:45-14:55Paolo PadoanInertial-range statistics of SN-driven turbulence
14:55-15:20Discussion