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Experts on Mineralogy

Name Missions & Mission Experience Targets Techniques Major Facilities & Instrument Development

Karen Cahill
Mars Odyssey, MER, MESSENGER, MRO ** Mission science team Asteroids, Earth, Mars, Mercury, Meteorites, Moon Education/Public Outreach, Field Work, Geology, Mapping, Mineralogy, Petrology, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy, Thermal Emission Spectroscopy, Volcanism Imaging spectrometers, Spectrometers

Roger Clark
Cassini, Chandrayaan 1 (India), Europa Clipper, Galileo, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Observer, MRO ** Instrument Co-Investigator, Mission Co-Investigator Asteroids, Ceres, Comets, Dwarf planets, Earth, Exoplanets, Icy satellites, Interplanetary Dust, Io, Jupiter, Kuiper Belt, Mars, Mercury, Moon, Neptune, Planetary rings, Pluto, Saturn, Small satellites, Titan, Uranus, Venus, Vesta Space-based observing, Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Photometry, Numerical modeling, Geology, Ground-based observing, Mineralogy, Mapping

Patricia Craig
MSL ** Data validation, Instrument operations, Science operations Mars Astrobiology, Education/Public Outreach, Field Work, Geology, Mineralogy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Spectroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy FTIR, X-ray spectrometers

Darby Dyar
MSL Earth, Mars, Mercury, Moon, Venus Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Petrology, Geology, Education/Public Outreach, Mineralogy, Astrobiology

Cyrena Goodrich
Asteroids Mineralogy, Petrology

Paul Hardersen
Asteroids, Meteorites, Vesta Astrometry, Education/Public Outreach, Geology, Heliophysics, Mineralogy, Petrology, Photometry, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy IRTF ** Spectrometers

Kim Kuhlman
GENESIS, Phoenix Mars Lander ** Mission science team Asteroids, Earth, Mars, Moon, Small satellites, Solar particles/Solar wind Astrobiology, Atom Probe Tomography, Atomic Force Microscopy, Education/Public Outreach, Field Work, Focused Ion Beam, Gamma-ray spectroscopy, Geology, Geomorphology, Mass spectroscopy, Mineralogy, Neutron detectors, Numerical modeling, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy, Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy, Space-based observing, Spectroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy Cameras

Lucille Le Corre
Cassini, Dawn, Hayabusa 1 (Japan), Hayabusa 2 (Japan), OSIRIS-REx ** Calibration/Test planning, Data archive, Science operations Asteroids, Ceres, Dwarf planets, Europa, Icy satellites, Meteorites, Small satellites, Titan, Vesta Geology, Geomorphology, Ground-based observing, Mapping, Mineralogy, Remote sensing, Shape modeling, Space-based observing, Spectroscopy IRTF ** Cameras, Imaging spectrometers, Spectrometers

Eldar Noe Dobrea
Dawn, Mars Odyssey, MER, MRO, MSL Asteroids, Ceres, Mars, Moon Astrobiology, Geology, Geomorphology, Mineralogy, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy

Neil Pearson
Cassini ** Data validation, Science operations Field Work, Geology, Mapping, Mineralogy, Optical Microscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy, Volcanism, X-ray spectroscopy Cameras, FTIR, Imaging spectrometers

Vishnu Reddy
Dawn ** Calibration/Test planning, Data validation, Mission science team Asteroids, Ceres, Meteorites, Small satellites, Vesta Education/Public Outreach, Ground-based observing, Mineralogy, Photometry, Remote sensing, Space-based observing, Spectroscopy

Jim Rice
Cassini, Europa Clipper, Mars Global Surveyor, MRO Mars Geology, Ground-based observing, Mapping, Mineralogy, Numerical modeling, Photometry, Remote sensing, Space-based observing

Juan Sanchez
Asteroids, Meteorites, Small satellites Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Photometry, Ground-based observing, Mineralogy

Amy Shaw
MER, MRO, OSIRIS-REx Asteroids, Earth, Mars, Small satellites Space-based observing, Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Photometry, Numerical modeling, Geology, Education/Public Outreach, Geomorphology, Mineralogy, Mapping

Elizabeth Sklute
Earth, Enceladus, Europa, Exoplanets, Mars, Titan Astrobiology, Mineralogy, Numerical modeling, Raman Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy FTIR, Spectrometers

Matthew Staid
Chandrayaan 1 (India) Earth, Moon Geology, Mapping, Mineralogy, Photometry, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy, Volcanism

Bryan Travis
Asteroids, Ceres, Earth, Icy satellites, Mars Space-based observing, Remote sensing, Numerical modeling, Mineralogy, Astrobiology

David Vaniman
MSL Earth, Mars, Moon Petrology, Volcanism, Geology, Ground-based observing, Mineralogy, Mapping

Ryan Clegg Watkins
LRO ** Mission science team Asteroids, Moon Education/Public Outreach, Geology, Mineralogy, Photometry, Remote sensing, Volcanism

John Weirich
OSIRIS-REx Asteroids, Comets, Earth, Moon, Small satellites Shape modeling, Geology, Mineralogy

Catherine Weitz
LRO, Mars 2020, Mars Odyssey, MER, MRO, MSL Mars, Moon Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Radar, Volcanism, Geology, Crater Counting, Geomorphology, Mineralogy, Mapping

Linda Welzenbach
Asteroids, Mars, Moon, Small satellites Petrology, Geology, Education/Public Outreach, Mineralogy

Shawn Wright
MER Earth, Mars, Meteorites Geology, Mineralogy, Remote sensing

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