I am in my first year of postgraduate study at the OU. My project is to produce a geological map of the Derain quadrangle of Mercury. Mercury has been the least explored terrestrial planet. Recent imagery from the NASA's MESSENGER space craft has provided the first global dataset, and the first imagery of the Derain quadrangle. My work is part of an international project to map Mercury in preparation for ESA’s upcoming BepiColombo mission to Mercury,
Prior to starting at the Open University, I completed a MSci in Geoscience at the University of Durham. I completed research examining timing of volcanism and structural geology in a area including Perunitsa and Khosedem Fossae, on Venus.
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