Dr. Eric Palmer

Senior Scientist

Currently resides in AZ

Targets of Interest: Icy satellites, Moon, Vesta

Missions: Cassini, Dawn, OSIRIS-Rex

Mission Roles: Data archive

Dr. Eric Palmer is interested in the stability and transport of carbon dioxide on Iapetus, the photolytic generation of carbon dioxide, and the aqueous alteration of the CM chondrites. He is an expert in the application of spectrophotoclinometric technics to the determination of small body topography, shape and surface scattering properties. He has developed navigation software for surface rovers using only a terrain model and the horizon.`