This is a separate page for EPN2024, to make reporting easier; see here for the EPN-2020 programme.

Contains international conferences only. Local (ASOV… ) Europlanet-related, and consortium meetings (IPDA, IVOA, etc) are not listed here.

Bibtex version (integrated with EPN2020) here - all publications are included in Zotero "Europlanet 2024 RI" group.

Compulsory notice, to be included in all publications

The Europlanet-2024 Research Infrastructure project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871149.

Conference Presentations (VESPA H2024)


PV2023 (CERN, Geneva, May 2023)


  • Le Sidaner P. et al. (2023) Portal for access to heterogeneous data
  • Erard S. et al. (2023) EPN-TAP: the VO standard to share and access Solar System data


AGU (Chicago, Dec 12-16)


  • ** TBC **

EOSC Symposium (Prague, 14-19 Nov 2022) 


  • ** TBC **

EPSC 2022 (Granada, September 2022) 


• MITM11 – Tools and Data Analytics for Solar and Planetary Sciences
Convener: Colin Wilson | Co-convener: Baptiste Cecconi 


  • Marco Delbo et al. (2022) The Minor Planet Physical Properties Catalogue: Connection with the Virtual European Solar and Planetary Access of EUROPLANET and the big data challenge for planetary science. EPSC2022-323, session MITM11, 10.5194/epsc2022-323
  • S. Erard and the VESPA team (2022) Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA) 2022: Sustainability. EPSC2022-676 (solicited), session MITM11, 10.5194/epsc2022-676
  • B. Schmitt, D. Albert, M. Furrer, Ph. Bollard, L. Mandon, M. Gorbacheva, L. Bonal, O. Poch (2022) SSHADE-BandList, the new database of spectroscopy band lists of solids. Session MITM11, doi:10.5194/epsc2022-778 10.5194/epsc2022-778

  • S. Erard and the VESPA team (2022) Open Science policy and Solar System data: contribution from Europlanet/VESPA. EPSC2022-1116 (solicited), session 0DAA6 10.5194/epsc2022-1116


  • Loïc Trompet et al. (2022) GEM-Mars GCM products and tools available through the VESPA portal. EPSC2022-4, session MITM11, 10.5194/epsc2022-4
  • Baptiste Cecconi, Xavier Bonnin, Alan Loh, Corentin Louis, and Mark Taylor (2022) JSON Implementation of Time-Frequency Radio Catalogues: TFCat. Session MITM11
  • Ricardo Hueso, J. Legarreta-Exegibel, A. Sánchez-Lavega, I. Ordoñez-Etxeberria, S. Erard, and I. Garate-Lopez (2022). Status of the PVOL image database and future prospects. EPSC2022-854, session ODAA3, 10.5194/epsc2022-854

23rd International Mineralogical Association General Meeting (Lyon, France 18-22 July 2022)


  • Bernard Schmitt, Damien Albert, Manon Furrer, Philippe Bollard, Lucia Mandon, Maria Gorbacheva, Apolline Leclef, Lydie Bonal, Olivier Poch, Pierre Beck (2022). Mineral and rock spectra and bandlists in the SSHADE European database infrastructure. 23rd International Mineralogical Association General Meeting, 18-22 July, Lyon, France. OL40_3.

Colloque quadriennal du PNP (French planetary science meeting. ENS Lyon, France, 29 June - 1st July 2022)


  • Bernard Schmitt, Damien Albert, Manon Furrer, Philippe Bollard, Lucia Mandon, Maria Gorbacheva, Apolline Leclef, Lydie Bonal, Olivier Poch, Pierre Beck (2022). The new VUV-Vis-IR Band list database of ices and minerals in the SSHADE European database infrastructure.
  • S. Erard et al:  VESPA (Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access): 
 Access to Solar System and heliophysics data

Planetary Science Informatics & Data Analytics (PSIDA) 2022 (ESAC, Madrid, Spain 21-23 June 2022


  • Joy S. P., I. Moon, J. N. Mafi, R. W. Walker, B. Cecconi, S. Erard (2021) Making the PDS Planetary Plasma Interactions (PPI) Node Data Accessible via the EPN-TAP Protocol, HAPI Server, and PDS API. 

  • Erard, S., Cecconi, B., Le Sidaner, P., Rossi, A. P., Tomasik, L., Ivanovski, S., Schmitt, B., André, N., Trompet, L., Scherf, M., Hueso, R., Demleitner, M., Manaud, N., Taylor, M., Alexeev, I., Määttänen, A., Millour, E., Schmidt, F., Waldmann, I., Fernique, P., D'Amore, M., Brandt, C., Rothkaehl, H., Molinaro, M., Génot, V., and Vandaele, A. C. (2022) Publishing planetary data in the virtual observatory: VESPA (Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access).

SF2A days 2022 — French annual professional Astronomy meeting  (Besançon, 9-11 June 2022


  • Erard, S. et al (2022) Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA) Access to Solar System & heliophysics data.

ASOV days 2022 (French annual OV meeting)  (IAP Paris, 11-12 April 2022


  • Cecconi, B. et al: EOSC et sciences de l'Univers
  • Erard, S. et alVirtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA) Access to Solar System & heliophysics data
  • Malapert J.-C. et al: Interopérabilité OGC (WMS/WMTS) / IVOA (Hips)
  • Schmitt B. et al: SSHADE-bandlist : une base de données fondamentale de liste de bandes des solides
  • Cecconi, B., L. Debisschop, M. Louys, E. Perret: Observation Facilities in the VO
  • Azria, C et al: TBC ???


AGU 2021 (Dec 2021, New Orleans) 



  • S. Joy, I. Moon, J. N. Mafi, R. W. Walker, B. Cecconi, S. Erard (2021) Making the PDS Planetary Plasma Interactions (PPI) Node Data Accessible via the EPN-TAP Protocol

ADASS 2021 (Oct 2021, Virtual) 


  • S. Erard, G. Landais, C. Chauvin (2021) Access to VizieR catalogues of the Solar System. Poster X3-015

EPSC 2021 (Sept 2021, Virtual) 


• Tools, Databases and Data Analytics for Solar and Planetary Sciences at the Big Data Era —  MITM4
Convener: Baptiste Cecconi | Co-conveners: Sebastien Besse, Andrea Nass 

• VESPA workshop — SMW12
Convener: Stéphane Erard 


  • Azria, C., Määttänen, A., Millour, E., Schmidt, F., Andrieu, F., Stéphane, E., Baptiste, C., and Le Sidaner, P. (2021) Planetary VO services on VESPA : MCD, SPICAM and EXOTOPO, Europlanet Science Congress 2021, online, 13–24 Sep 2021, EPSC2021-267 (MITM4 session),
  • S. Erard and the VESPA team (2021) Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA) 
2021: consolidationMITM4 session, EPSC2021-506. 10.5194/epsc2021-506. 2021EPSC...15..506E

  • B. Schmitt, M. Furrer, D. Albert, P. Bollard, M. Gorbacheva, L. Bonal, and O. Poch (2021) SSHADE-BandList, the new database of spectroscopy band lists of solids. MITM4 session, EPSC2021-458,

2nd Planetary Science Informatics & Data Analytics (PSIDA) and 5th Planetary Data Workshop (June 2021, Virtual) 


  • S. Erard, B. Cecconi, P. Le Sidaner, A. P. Rossi, L. Tomasik, S. Ivanovski, B. Schmitt, N. André, L. Trompet, M. Scherf, R. Hueso, M. Demleitner, N. Manaud, M. Taylor, I. Alexeev, A. Määttänen, E. Millour, F. Schmidt, I. Waldmann, P. Fernique, M. D'Amore, C. Brandt, H. Rothkaehl, M. Molinaro, V. Génot, A. C. Vandaele (2021) PLANETARY DATA IN THE VIRTUAL OBSERVATORY: VESPA (VIRTUAL EUROPEAN SOLAR & PLANETARY ACCESS).

Journées ASOV (March 2021, Virtual) 


  •  Bernard Schmitt, Manon Furrer, Damien Albert, Philippe Bollard, Lydie Bonal, Olivier Poch (2021). SSHADE-BL : Développement d’une nouvelle base de données de 'liste de bandes des solides’. ASOV 2021, on-line


AGU 2020 (Dec 2020, Virtual) 


IN017 - Tools, Databases, and Data Analytics for Solar and Planetary Sciences in the Big-Data Era Posters
(conveners: Cecconi, Law, Joy)


  • M. Sharlow, B. Cecconi, J. Sky, J. Mafi, W. Kurth, C. Higgins and R. Walker. IN017-0003 Archiving Citizen Science Data in a Public Archive: Radio JOVE Data and the Planetary Data System

EPSC 2020 (Oct 2020, Virtual) 


• Tools, Databases and Data Analytics for Solar and Planetary Sciences at the Big Data Era — MITM9
Conveners: Christophe Arviset, Baptiste Cecconi | Co-conveners: Sébastien Besse, Angelo Pio Rossi


EGU 2020 (May 2020, Virtual) 


Journées ASOV (10-11 March 2020, Paris) 


  • Bernard Schmitt, Philippe Bollard, Damien Albert, Alexandre Garenne, Lydie Bonal and the SSHADE Consortium Partners (2020). L'infrastructure de données SSHADE de spectroscopie des solides : état des lieux de son développement et évolutions futures,  Journées de l'ASOV 2020, Paris, France

Peer-reviewed papers (VESPA / Europlanet 2024)


Erard, S., Cecconi, B., Le Sidaner, P., Demleitner, M., Taylor, M. ( 2022) EPN-TAP: Publishing Solar System Data to the Virtual Observatory Version 2.0. IVOA Recommendation 22 August 2022. 2022ivoa.spec.0822E

• Hueso, R., Iñurrigarro, P., Sánchez-Lavega, A., Foster, C.R., Rogers, J.H., Orton, G.S., Hansen, C., Eischtädt, G., Ordonez-Etxeberria, I., Rojas, J.F., Brueshaber, S.R., Sanz-Requena, J.F., Pérez-Hoyos, S., Wong, M.H., Momary, T.W., Jónsson, B., Antuñano, A., Baines, K.H., Dahl, E.K., Mizumoto, S., Go, C., Anguiano-Arteaga, A. (2022). Convective storms in closed cyclones in Jupiter’s South Temperate Belt: (I) Observations. Icarus, 380, 114994. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2022.114994. This paper is the first one that uses the combination of amateur data and Junocam images available in PVOL. Publication is open access.

Cecconi, B, CK Louis, X. Bonnin, A. Loh & MB Taylor (2022) TFCat (Time-Frequency Catalogue): JSON Implementation and Python library. Frontiers in astronomy and space sciences. Volume 9, 2022 doi:10.3389/fspas.2022.1049677

Louis, CK, CM Jackman, SW Mangham, KD Smith, E O'Dwyer, A Empey, B Cecconi, P Zarka and S Maloney (2022) The "SPectrogram Analysis and Cataloguing Environment" (SPACE) Labelling Tool. Frontiers in astronomy and space sciences. Volume 9, 2022. doi:10.3389/fspas.2022.1001166

• Kardasis E., J.  Peralta, G. Maravelias, M. Imai, A. Wesley, T. Olivetti, Y. Naryzhniy, L. Morrone, A. Gallardo, G. Calapai, J. Camarena, P. Casquinha, D. Kananovich, N. MacNeill, C. Viladrich, and A. Takoudi (2022) Amateur Observers Witness the Return of Venus’ Cloud Discontinuity. Atmosphere, 13, 348, doi: 10.3390/atmos13020348


• Cecconi, Baptiste ; Louys, Mireille ; Preite Martinez, Andrea ; Derrière, Sébastien ; Ochsenbein, François ; Erard, Stéphane ; Demleitner, Markus (2021) UCD1+ controlled vocabulary - Updated List of Terms Version 1.4. IVOA Endorsed Note 16 June 2021. 2021ivoa.spec.0616C

Barrado-Izagirre  N., Legarreta J., Sánchez-Lavega A., Pérez-Hoyos S., Hueso R., Iñurrigarro P., Rojas J.F., Mendikoa I., Ordoñez-Etxeberria I., and the IOPW Team (2021). Jupiter's third largest and longest-lived oval: Color changes and dynamics. Icarus, 361, 114394. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114394. This publication is open access.

• Cecconi, Baptiste, Corentin K Louis, Claudio Muñoz Crego, and Claire Vallat (2021) Jovian Auroral Radio Source Occultation Modelling and Application to the. Planetary and Space Science, August, 1–34. (accepted paper, no DOI yet)

• Gil, A.; Glavan, V.; Wawrzaszek, A.; Modzelewska, R.; Tomasik, L. (2021) "Katz Fractal Dimension of Geoelectric Field during Severe Geomagnetic Storms". Entropy 2021, 23, 1531. doi:10.3390/e23111531


• Cecconi B., Le Sidaner P., Tomasik, L., Marmo C., Garnung M. B., Vaubaillon J., André N. and Gangloff M. (submitted 2019) VOEvent for Solar and Planetary Sciences. Submitted to Journal of Space Weather and Space ClimatearXiv:1811.12680

• Erard S, Cecconi B, Le Sidaner P, Chauvin C, Rossi AP, Minin M, Capria T, Ivanovski S, Schmitt B, Génot V, André N, Marmo C, Vandaele AC, Trompet L, Scherf M, Hueso R, Määttänen A, Carry B, Achilleos N, Soucek J, Pisa D, Benson K, Fernique P and Millour E. (2020). Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA): A Planetary Science Virtual Observatory Cornerstone. Data Science Journal, 19(1), p. 22. DOI: 10.5334/dsj-2020-022. arXiv

Cecconi B, Loh, A, Sidaner, PL, Savalle, R, Bonnin, X, Nguyen, QN, Lion, S, Shih, A, Aicardi, S, Zarka, P, Louis, C, Coffre, A, Lamy, L, Denis, L, Grießmeier, J-M, Faden, J, Piker, C, André, N, Génot, V, Erard, S, Mafi, JN, King, TA, Sky, J and Demleitner, M. 2020. MASER: A Science Ready Toolbox for Low Frequency Radio Astronomy. Data Science Journal, 19(1), p. 12. DOI: doi:10.5334/dsj-2020-012arXiv 1902.00300

Rossi, A. P. and Minin M. (2020) Synergies in Astronomy and Geosciences. In Knowledge Discovery in Big Data from Astronomy and Earth Observation, Petr Skoda, Fathalrahman Adam Ed. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-819154-5.00014-X

Publications citing/using VESPA (from 2020)

Marcq E. et al (2023). Minor species in Venus’ night side troposphere as observed by VIRTIS-H/Venus Express. To be submitted to JGR Planets.

• Génot, V., Budnik, E., Jacquey, C., Bouchemit, M., Renard, B., Dufourg, N., André, N., Cecconi, B., Pitout, F., Lavraud, B., Fedorov, A., Ganfloff, M., Plotnikov, I., Modolo, R., Lormant, N., Mohand, H. S. H., Tao, C., Besson, B., Heulet, D., Boucon, D., Durand, J., Bourrel, N., Brzustowski, Q., Jourdane, N., Hitier, R., Garnier, P., Grison, B., Aunai, N., Jeandet, A., and Cabrolie, F. (2021) Automated Multi-Dataset Analysis (AMDA): An on-line database and analysis tool for heliospheric and planetary plasma data. Planetary and Space Science, Volume 201, article id. 105214. 201, 105214

• Lagain A. et al (2021) Mars crater Database: a Participative Project for the Classification of Large Martian Craters Morphological Characteristics. GSA Book Special Paper, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution VI. W. U. Reimold & C. Koeberl Edt.

• Pitout F., Laurent Koechlin, Arturo López Ariste, Luc Dettwiller and Jean-Michel Glorian (2020) Solar surveillance with CLIMSO: instrumentation, database and on-going developments. J. Space Weather Space Clim. 2020, 10, 47. doi:10.1051/swsc/2020039.

Rouillard A. P. et al (2020) Models and data analysis tools for the Solar Orbiter mission. A&A 642, A2. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201935305

• Molinaro M., Allen, Genova, Schaaff, Castro Neves, Demleitner, Bertocco, Morris, Bonnarel, Voutsinas, Boisson, Taffoni (2020) The Virtual Observatory ecosystem facing the European Open Science Cloud. Proceedings Volume 11449, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VIII; 114491S (2020)

• Kokori, A., Tsiaras, A., Edwards, B., Rocchetto, M., Tinetti, G., Wünsche, A., Paschalis, N., Agnihotri, V. K., Bachschmidt, M., Bretton, M., Caines, H., Caló, M., Casali, R., Crow, M., Dawes, S., Deldem, M., Deligeorgopoulos, D., Dymock, R., Evans, P., Falco, C., Ferratfiat, S., Fowler, M., Futcher, S., Guerra, P., Hurter, F., Jones, A., Kang, W., Kim, T., Lee, R., Lopresti, C., Marino, A., Mallonn, M., Mortari, F., Morvan, M., Mugnai, L. V., Nastasi, A., Perroud, V., Pereira, C., Phillips, M., Pintr, P., Raetz, M., Regembal, F., Savage, J., Sedita, D., Sioulas, N., Strikis, I., Thurston, G., Tomacelli, A., and Tomatis, A. (2020) ExoClock Project: An open platform for monitoring the ephemerides of Ariel targets with contributions from the public. Experimental Astronomy. Aug 2021, 10.1007/s10686-020-09696-3

Albert D. et alA decade with VAMDC: results and ambitions. Atoms 2020,8, doi: 10.3390/atoms8040076

Vinatier S. et al (2020) Temperature and chemical species distributions in the middle atmosphere observed during Titan’s late northern spring to early summer. A&A, 641, A116.10.1051/0004-6361/202038411

• Chamberlain, S., Mahieux, A., Robert, S., Piccialli, A., Trompet, L., Vandaele, A. C., and Wilquet, V. (2020). SOIR/VEx observations of water vapor at the terminator in the Venus mesosphere. Icarus, 346:113819. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2020.113819

• Szakáts R, Müller T, Alí-Lagoa V, Marton G, Farkas-Takács A, Bányai E, and Kiss C (2020) Small Bodies: Near and Far Database for thermal infrared observations of small bodies in the Solar System. Astronomy & Astrophysics 635, A54. doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936142. arXiv:2001.01482

Alei E., Claudi, R., Bignamini, A., and Molinaro, M. (2020). Exo-MerCat: A merged exoplanet catalog with Virtual Observatory connection. Astronomy and Computing, 31:100370. 10.1016/j.ascom.2020.100370. arXiv 2002.01834

• Hueso, R., Sánchez-Lavega, A., Rojas, J. F., Simon, A. A., Barry, T., Río-Gaztelurrutia, T. d., Antuñano, A., Sayanagi, K. M., Delcroix, M., Fletcher, L. N., García-Melendo, E., Pérez-Hoyos, S., Blalock, J., Colas, F., Gómez-Forrellad, J. M., Gunnarson, J. L., Peach, D., and Wong, M. H. (2020) Saturn atmospheric dynamics one year after Cassini: Long-lived features and time variations in the drift of the Hexagon. Icarus 336, 113429. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113429

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