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Leah Sacks

(Working) Thesis Title
Hargraves Crater Ejecta and Implications for Impact Ejecta Processes
Research Interest
Impact cratering, ejecta emplacement, surface processes, structural geology, icy satellites, remote sensing
Edwards CS, Piqueux S, Hamilton VE, Fergason RL, Herkenhoff KE, Vasavada AR, Bennett KA, Sacks LE, Lewis K, Smith MD. 2018. The Thermophysical Properties of the Bagnold Dunes, Mars: Ground-truthing Orbital Data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 123(5)1307-26
Recent Abstracts
Sacks LE, Tornabene LL, Osinski GR, Sopoco R, McEwen AS. 2019. Hargraves-Type Ejecta on Mars: Implications for Impact Ejecta Processes. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abstract 2904.

Sacks LE, Edgar LA, Edwards CS and Anderson RB. 2017. Grain Scale Analyses of the Murray and Stimson Formations Using Data from the Mars Science Laboratory Mars Hand Lens Imager and the ChemCam Remote Micro Imager. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abstract 2595.

Sacks LE, Edgar LA, Edwards CS, and Anderson RB. 2016. Grain-Scale Analyses of Curiosity Data at Marias Pass, Gale Crater, Mars: Methods Comparison and Depositional Interpretation. AGU Fall Meeting 2016 Abstracts, abstract P23B-2166.
Degrees Obtained
B.A. cum laude in Geology from Carleton College, Northfield, MN, USA
Awards & Scholarships
2016 Duncan Stewart Fellowship in Geology – Carleton College