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.

Research featured in the Polar Continental Shelf Project Annual Report

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

I have conducted research in Nunavut and/or the Northwest Territories of Canada almost every year since I came to Canada in 1999. None of this would have been possible without the support of the Polar Continental Shelf Program. Some of the research that my team conducts is featured in their 2016 Annual Report available here.

Article on the PanCam camera due to fly in 2020

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Research | No Comments

A detailed paper on the PanCam camera has been published in the journal Astrobiology. This paper provides an overview of this instrument, which forms part of the ExoMars rover payload and that is due to launch in 2020. I am happy to be a Co-I on this instrument! The paper is available for free download ...

Canada’s new Space Advisory Board

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Research | No Comments

I am very happy and honoured to be a member of the Government of Canada’s new Space Advisory Board. We report to the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Details about the board are outlined here. One of our early goals is to get input from the community on the “ Consultation Paper ...

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