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Proceedings of the Twenty Seventh General Assembly Rio de Janeiro 2009: Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIIB
     

Proceedings of the Twenty Seventh General Assembly Rio de Janeiro 2009: Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIIB

by Ian F. Corbett
 

ISBN-10: 0521768314

ISBN-13: 9780521768313

Pub. Date: 06/03/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

These Transactions provide a record of the formal organisational and administrative proceedings of the IAU XXVII General Assembly which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It includes the admission of new members, the Resolutions passed, an account of the regular Business Meetings of the Executive Committee, the Divisions, Commissions and Working Groups, and

Overview

These Transactions provide a record of the formal organisational and administrative proceedings of the IAU XXVII General Assembly which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It includes the admission of new members, the Resolutions passed, an account of the regular Business Meetings of the Executive Committee, the Divisions, Commissions and Working Groups, and gives the detailed status of the Membership of the IAU. 2434 registered attendees from 76 nations enjoyed a rich scientific programme of 6 Symposia, 16 Joint Discussions, 10 Special Sessions, and 7 scientific sessions. During the programme over 700 papers were presented and more than 1500 posters displayed. The Proceedings of the Symposia are published in the Proceedings of the IAU Symposia Series, and those of the Invited Discourses, Joint Discussions and Special Sessions will feature in Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 15. Together with those 7 volumes, these Transactions cover the entire General Assembly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521768313
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Series:
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia Series
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Inaugural ceremony; 2. Business sessions; 3. Closing ceremony; 4. Resolutions; 5. Report of executive committee 2006-9; 6. Reports on divisions, commissions and working groups; 7. Statutes, bye-laws, and working rules; 8. Rules and guidelines for scientific meetings; 9. Composition of divisions, commissions and working groups; 10. National membership; 11. Individual membership by national members; 12. Individual membership by commission; Index.

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