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Ashley Davies

Volcanologist and planetary scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Ashley Gerard Davies, PhD, is a volcanologist and planetary scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory—California Institute of Technology. He is the author of Volcanism on Io—A Comparison with Earth (Cambridge University Press), the definitive guide to Io’s volcanoes. He believes he has the best, most exciting job in the world, and is happiest when tramping about on an erupting volcano.