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astrogeologist

(ˌæstrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Celestial Objects) a person who studies astrogeology
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With flowing ices, exotic surface chemistry, mountain ranges, and vast haze, Pluto is showing a diversity of planetary geology that is truly thrilling.
according to Gordon Osinski, an associate professor of planetary geology at the University of Western Ontario.
This new understanding of lunar mascons also is expected to influence planetary geology well beyond that of Earth and our nearest celestial neighbor.
Physical Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Climatology, Oceanography, New England Landscape, Geological Hazards, Planetary Geology and Earth History are just a few of the courses he taught.
These efforts are embedded into USGS-led programs funded by NASA's Planetary Geology and Geophysics Program, and carried out under the auspices of the Planetary Cartography and Geologic Mapping Working Group (PCGMWG) and the NASA Geologic Mapping Subcommittee (GEMS).
As part of the search for a balance between catastrophic versus uniformitarian paradigms in terrestrial and planetary geology, this GSA Special Paper examines various large-scale but short-duration geologic processes that have been recognized on Earth and Mars and considers the effects of such processes on the evolution of Earth.
Looking at minerals from the broad perspective, in terms of planetary geology, is an interesting way of thinking about them," says Jeffrey Post of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.
Current terrestrial analogue research activities focus on three main areas: 1) comparative planetary geology, including process studies and the characterization of analogue materials; 2) astrobiology; and 3) exploration science, which includes instrument testing and development, astronaut training, and exploration-related activities.
Bass received her bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Pennsylvania and her doctorate in planetary geology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Lee, whose specialty is planetary geology (study of rocky planets), first wondered about the possible similarities between the Canadian crater and Mars while studying for his Ph.
From his early work on applications of data mining and statistical pattern recognition to massive scientific data sets in Astronomy and Planetary Geology to co-authoring new SQL Extensions and leading development work for embedding data mining algorithms inside of Microsoft's SQL Server 2000 system, Fayyad has led significant scientific advances and new discoveries in these fields.
The seeds for Raptor Maps were planted in July 2014 during a NASA-funded planetary geology expedition in Idaho," says Vadhavkar, who previously led a team with a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to use drones to deliver emergency medical supplies in developing nations.
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