Email: vjbray AT lpl.arizona.edu

Office Phone: (1) 520 626 1967

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, 
Sonett Space Sciences Building,
1541 E. University Blvd.,
Tucson, AZ 85721

Jupiter and its icy moons

The morphology and formation of craters on Ganymede and Europa was the focus of my PhD thesis, completed at Imperial College London. I use computer modelling and analysis of topographic profiles created from Voyager and Galileo data to assess crater formation on Ganymede and Europa, and to obtain an estimate of how thick the ice crust of Europa might be! Recently I have been focusing on the formation of a morphological type of impact crater seen almost exclusively on the icy Galilean satellites around Jupiter, and on Mars - Central pit craters.

DR Veronica Bray