Tuesday, July 12, 2016

NASA Scientist TO Discuss Mars Water Cycle At Mars Society Convention

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NASA Scientist to Discuss Martian Water Cycle at 2016 Mars Society Convention 
Dr. Adrian Brown, a planetary scientist working at NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute, will present a plenary talk about “the Martian Water Cycle” at the 19th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for September 22-25, 2016 at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Brown’s fields of expertise include the planet Mars, astrobiology and remote sensing spectroscopy. His current research focuses on analyzing data from the Mars instrument “CRISM” (Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars) which is on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently circling the Red Planet.

He is also involved in educational and public outreach, serving as the coordinator of the SETI Institute Seminar series, a weekly science talk from researchers in the northern California area, and helps teach an online planetary science course for the Astronomy Department of Swinburne University in Australia.
Born in Australia, Dr. Brown received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Australian Defense Force Academy, a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of New England (NWS) and a Ph.D. in Earth & Planetary Sciences from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.
For complete information about the upcoming Mars Society convention, including registration details, the speakers list and hotel accommodations, please click here.
Dr. Adrian Brown
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