New research published on the Sudbury impact structure

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Research | No Comments

A major focus for my group over the past 5 years has been understanding the origin, emplacement, and economic significance of “offset dykes” and “Sudbury Breccia” within the Sudbury impact structure. Through a collaboration with Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd. PhD student Eric Pilles (now a post-doc in my group) has published two papers on offset ...

Modeling concentric crater fill in Utopia Planitia, Mars, with an ice flow line model

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Research | No Comments

Congratulations to post-doctoral fellow Nora Weitz whose paper modeling concentric crater fill on Mars has been published in the journal Icarus. Click here for the paper. Here is the abstract: Impact craters in the mid-latitudes of Mars are commonly filled to variable degrees with some combination of ice, dust, and rocky debris. Concentric surface features ...

New morphological mapping and interpretation of ejecta deposits from Orientale Basin on the Moon

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Inspiration, Research | No Comments

Congrats to PhD student Zach Morse whose paper on the Orientale Basin on the Moon has just been published in the journal Icarus. Check out the paper here.

Western Media Release – Sub-surface Mars scanner concept gets boost from Western University expertise

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Inspiration, Research | No Comments

It’s great to be able to publicly announce that I am the PI of the science team on a concept study being led by MDA to design and hopefully launch a synthetic aperture radar to Mars. Details are provided in this media release from Western University available here.

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