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Rosaly Lopes

Rosaly Lopes

Rosaly Lopes

Rosaly Lopes is a Senior Research Scientist and Manager for Planetary Science at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Ice, Snow and Lava: Exploring Antarctica’s Mount Erebus

January 24, 2017 • 42:27

Earth’s southernmost active volcano may also be its most remote. Rosaly Lopes and Michael Carroll recently spent a few frigid days on the slopes of Antarctica’s Mount Erebus. What they learned may help us understand volcanos on other worlds.

Latest Blog Posts

Field trip to Piton

October 07, 2010

Rosaly Lopes relates her time at a workshop in Piton.

First view of Piton volcano, Reunion Island

October 03, 2010

There are about 60 volcanologists here at the meeting and we are wondering if the volcano is going to erupt and, if it does, what we will be able to see.

Expedition to Piton volcano, Reunion Island

October 02, 2010

It so happens that there is a Calderas Workshop going on the same week as DPS and I was invited to talk about planetary calderas. I chose several on Venus, Mars and Io to focus on.

astronaut on Phobos
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