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

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)


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
  • S. Erard and the VESPA team (2022) Virtual European Solar & Planetary Access (VESPA) 2022: Sustainability. EPSC2022-676 (solicited), session MITM11
  • 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

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


  • Loïc Trompet et al. (2022) GEM-Mars GCM products and tools available through the VESPA portal. EPSC2022-4, session MITM11
  • 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

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 pro astronomy meeting)  (Besançon, 9-11 June 2022


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


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).


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) 


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. Under review.

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. Under review.


• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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.

• 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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