Dr. Jeffrey Kargel

Senior Scientist

Currently resides in

Targets of Interest: Asteroids, Ceres, Earth, Enceladus, Europa, Icy satellites, Io, Mars, Mercury, Pluto, Titan, Trans-Neptunian objects, Venus

Disciplines/Techniques: Astrobiology, Climate, Field Work, Geochemistry, Geology, Geomorphology, Remote sensing

Missions: Cassini, Galileo, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Observer, Mars Odyssey, Mars Pathfinder, Mars Polar Lander, MESSENGER, MSL, New Horizons, Voyager

Mission Roles: Mission science team

Chemical composition and chemistry of Solar System objects, including Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Io, asteroids, and icy moons. Planetary geomorphology, including ice processes such as glaciation and periglacial processes on Earth, Mars, and beyond. Remote sensing and field studies of the world's glaciers and of mountain hazards such as glacial lake outburst floods, landslides, and earthquakes, especially in the Himalaya and other parts of High Mountain Asia. Planetary habitabilty.