Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: IAU Working Group and Task Group Members

IAU Working Group and Task Group Members


Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature
A Working Group of IAU Division F

Position Name Representing Country
President: R. Schulz Germany
Members: K. Aksnes Norway
J. Blue U.S.A.
G. A. Burba Russia
G. Consolmagno Vatican City State
M. Lemmon U.S.A. (IAU Commission 16 representative)
R. Lopes U.K.
P. Masson France
W. Sheehan U.S.A.
B. A. Smith U.S.A.
G. Valsecchi Italy (IAU Division F representative)
G. Williams U.S.A. (Minor Planet Center and IAU Small Bodies Nomenclature representative)
C. Wood U.S.A.

Task Group for Lunar Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: C. Wood U.S.A.
Members: F. El-Baz U.S.A.
L. Gaddis U.S.A.
H. Hiesinger Germany
V.V. Shevchenko Russia
Y. G. Shkuratov Ukraine
E. A. Whitaker U.S.A.
L. Wilson U.K.

Task Group for Mercury Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: P. Masson France
Members: D. B. Campbell U.S.A.
A .C. Cook U.K.
K. Kuramoto Japan
J. Rodionova Russia
R. Ziethe Netherlands

Task Group for Venus Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: G. A. Burba Russia
Members: P. Grindrod U.K.
V. Hansen U.S.A.
P. Kostama Finland
E. Lazarev Russia
I. López Spain
E. Stofan U.S.A.

Task Group for Mars Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: B. A. Smith U.S.A.
Members:
G. Consolmagno Vatican City State
A. Horvath Hungary
P. Masson France
C.D. Murray U.K.
K. Tanaka U.S.A.

Task Group for Small Bodies Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: R. Schulz Germany
Members:
D. Lupishko Ukraine
D. Morrison U.S.A.
P. Thomas U.S.A.
J. Watanabe Japan
H. Zhao China

Task Group for Outer Solar System Nomenclature

Position Name Representing Country
Chairperson: R. Lopes U.K.
Members: K. Aksnes Norway
R. Beebe U.S.A.
G. Burba Russia
M. Showalter U.S.A.
B. A. Smith U.S.A.
V. Tejfel Kazakhstan
E. Turtle U.S.A.