Professor David Rothery

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Professor David Rothery

Professor David Rothery

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Professor David Rothery is a volcanologist and planetary scientist at The Open University, where he is Professor of Planetary Geosciences within the Department of Physical Sciences. He chairs modules in level 2 planetary science, and level 1 volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis, and is the lead educator in the Moons MOOC.

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Professor David Rothery's research

Jack Wright et al. (2016-02-05) Preliminary findings from geological mapping of the Hokusai (H5) quadrangle of Mercury, In 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

Jack Wright et al. (2016-02-05) Preliminary observations of Rustaveli basin, Mercury, In 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016)

Rebecca J. Thomas et al. (2015-12-01) Explosive volcanism in complex impact craters on Mercury and the Moon: influence of tectonic regime on depth of magmatic intrusion, In Earth and Planetary Science Letters(431)

Professor David Rothery (2015-11-26) Moons: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press

Peter] [Fawdon et al. (2015-06-17) The geological history of Nili Patera, Mars, In Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 5(120)

Rebecca J. Thomas et al. (2015-04) A cone on Mercury: analysis of a residual central peak encircled by an explosive volcanic vent, In Planetary and Space Science(108)

Peter] [Fawdon et al. (2015-03) Evolving magmas, explosive eruptions and hydrothermal deposits at Nili Patea Caldera, Syrtis Major, Mars, In 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

Professor David Rothery (2015) Planet Mercury - from Pale Pink Dot to Dynamic World, Springer

Rebecca J. Thomas et al. (2014-10) Mechanisms of explosive volcanism on Mercury: implications from its global distribution and morphology, In Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 10(119)

Rebecca J. Thomas et al. (2014) Long-lived explosive volcanism on Mercury, In Geophysical Research Letters 17(41)

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