Lynn Carter

Associate Professor, Planetary Sciences

Associate Professor, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Lynn Carter’s research interests include volcanism and impact cratering on the terrestrial planets, surface properties of asteroids, climate change, and the development of radar remote sensing techniques including polarimetric imaging and ground penetrating radar. She has used the Arecibo radar system to study Venus, the Moon and asteroids, is Deputy PI of the Mini-RF radar on Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and is a Co-I on the SHARAD on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, REASON on the NASA Europa Mission and RIMFAX on the Mars2020 rover. 

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Astronomy, Geosciences

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Start Date

August 2020

End Date

May 2022

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