J2 – Inter-Division B-H-J Commission Intergalactic Medium


Commission J2 seeks to bring together members of the scientific community who study the properties of intergalactic gas and their interactions with galaxies and AGN. The Commission encompasses four research themes: the structure of the Intergalactic Medium, the ultra-violet metagalactic background, the interaction between galaxies and the AGN with the Intergalactic Medium, and the Epoch of Reionization.

The purpose of the Commission is to provide a forum for exchanging information of use to its members specific to the IGM, to coordinate discussions and planning papers with other Commissions relating to the IGM, and to assist in coordinating meetings on the IGM.


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Division B Facilities, Technologies and Data Science
Division H Interstellar Matter and Local Universe
Division J Galaxies and Cosmology

Valentina D'Odorico

Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste
Via G. B. Tiepolo 11
34143 Trieste

NCA adherence: Italy

Last updated:
April 30, 2019

Hsiao-Wen CHEN

Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The University of Chicago
5640 S. Ellis Ave
Chicago Chicago, IL 60637
Illinois (IL)
United States

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
December 6, 2017

A. Meiksin

University of Edinburgh
Institute for Astronomy
Royal Observatory
Blackford Hill
Edinburgh EH9 3HJ
United Kingdom

NCA adherence: United Kingdom

Last updated:
January 20, 2021

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