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Tenielle Gaither

Tenielle manages the Planetary Nomenclature project at the USGS Astrogeology Science Center.

Tenielle Gaither is a geologist at the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. She is the project lead for the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature and project lead for the Astrogeology Terrestrial Analog Sample Collection. She received an M.S. in Geology in 2011 from Northern Arizona University for her research on silicic magma geochemistry. Gaither joined USGS Astrogeology in 2010, and works on a variety of projects including impact crater studies, planetary geologic mapping, and education and public outreach.