Dr. Osinski is an NSERC/MDA/CSA Industrial Research Chair in Planetary Geology at the University of Western Ontario in the Department of Earth Sciences and Physics and Astronomy. He is Deputy Director of the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration and the Team Lead for the Canadian Lunar Research Network.
Welcome to the homepage of Dr. Gordon “Oz” Osinski, Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario.
Please browse these pages to find out more about his research and teaching interests and his team here at Western.
Dr. Osinski and Dr. Elisabetta Pierazzo recently co-authored a textbook titled Impact Cratering: Processes and Products. It is available for purchase online at Wiley.
Newly minted astronaut and Canadian Armed Forces fighter pilot Capt. Jeremy Hansen will join Oz and his research team in the Canadian Arctic this July to investigate reports of a new suspected meteorite impact crater. Follow the Victoria Island blog!
Dr. Osinski's Post-doctoral Fellow John Moores and graduate students Raymond Francis and Emily McCullough will be participating in the Mars Science Laboratory Mission!
Link to John's CTV interview
Link to Western News story
BLAM2011! The CPSX Analogue Mission Team visited Meteor (Barringer) Crater in November, 2011. Click here for more information!
Planetary research at the University of Western Ontario (CLRN and CPSX) was recently featured in an interview with Dr. Osinski on Radio Canada International's The Link with Marc Montgomery. Listen to the archived interview.
Photos From the Field
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