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Thomas Appéré

Thomas Appéré

Thomas Appéré

Thomas Appéré is an associate scientist at L’IPAG, l’Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG) in Grenoble, France, and a middle/high school physics and chemistry teacher at Jeanne d'Arc institution in Vitré, France. He holds a Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences and was formerly a post-doc at Laboratoire AIM (CEA-Saclay, France).

His research topic is the exploration of planetary surfaces with remote sensing. He studies the seasonal processes on Mars with OMEGA and CRISM hyperspectral images, focussing on the role of seasonal water ice deposits in the present martian water cycle. He also works on the massive inversion of VIMS observations of Titan.

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Sanquhar, an interesting rock on Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 2019

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While atop Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity stopped at a site called Bressay that had a jumbled collection of various Gale rocks. The left image is from Mastcam, the right from ChemCam, colorized with the Mastcam data.

Askival, an interesting rock on Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 2018

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While atop Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity stopped at a site called Bressay that had a jumbled collection of various Gale rocks. The left image is from Mastcam, the right from ChemCam, colorized with the Mastcam data.

Color portrait of 2014 MU69

February 22, 2019

Color from a more distant observation has been combined with New Horizons' best images of 2014 MU69 to create this view.

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