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Candice Hansen

cjhansen Senior Scientist
Planetary Science Institute

cjhansen
@psi.edu

 

Research Interests

  • Seasonal behavior of volatiles not on earth
    • Atmospheres in vapor pressure equilibrium with surface ices (Triton, Pluto, KBO's)
    • Seasonal polar caps (Mars)
    • Erosional processes due to dry ice sublimation (Mars)
  • Outer planet satellites' tenuous atmospheres (Europa)
  • Enceladus' plumes

Mission specialties

  • Remote sensing, particularly visible and ultraviolet imagers
  • Operation of scientific instruments on spacecraft

Recent publication(s)

Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars’ Northern Polar Dunes

Abstract: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/331/6017/575?ijkey=MK6DMlL5c0Wj2&keytype=ref&siteid=sci
Reprint: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/rapidpdf/331/6017/575?ijkey=MK6DMlL5c0Wj2&keytype=ref&siteid=sci
Full Text: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/331/6017/575?ijkey=MK6DMlL5c0Wj2&keytype=ref&siteid=sci 

CV

Biographical sketch

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