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Research Assistant Professor
Dept of Earth and Space Sciences
UW-ESS; Mailstop 351310
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1310
Office: 164 Atmospheric Sciences
Phone : 206-543-6267
Fax (shared) : 206-685-2379
studying the energy balance and composition of the
caps of Mars using data from the Mars Global Surveyor, particularly the
infrared spectrometer and the laser altimeter, which are both useful in
the polar night.
I am studying the distribution, composition and crystalline properties of water ice on the surfaces of the icy Galilean satellites of Jupiter (Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) using reflectance spectra from the Galileo orbiter.
I am studying in the laboratory physical and spectral properties of sulfate and carbonate salt materials in the extreme cold and low pressures characteristic of the outer solar system (with particular emphasis on possible surface materials on Europa.
Planetary research web site : Planetary Group
Bear Fight Center web site : http://www.bearfightcenter.com