Antarctic Search for Meteorites
Ralph Harvey is the Principal Investigator for the Antarctic Search for Meteorites program, (ANSMET), which means that he leads a crew of scientists, researchers and explorers across Antarctica in a search for meteorites from Mars. "My research stretches across a wide spectrum of geology including the mineralogy and geochemistry of meteorites, meteorite recovery and concentration mechanisms, the recent history of polar icesheets, cryogenic weathering and associated mineralogical alteration mechanisms on Earth and Mars, and mission support for the future exploration of Mars. Ralph is a senior research associate and assistant professor at Case western Reserve University in Ohio.
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