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Laboratory Spectroscopy

Personnel work on a variety of science research topics using methods including laboratory spectroscopy of terrestrial and planetary metarials, remote sensing spectroscopy of the Earth using imaging spectrometers, telescopes to study other planetary surfaces, and planetary probes with spectrometers and imaging spectrometers to study other planets. Scientific problems cover a wide range, from mineral exploration, environmental characterizations, global change, vegetation health, to planetary exploration throughout the solar system.