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Amber Gullikson

Amber is a Geologist with the Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, AZ.

Amber's work primarily focuses on Terrestrial Analogs and Mars research, which includes creating multi-purpose field guides for planetary analogs within northern Arizona, collecting meteorological data and studying ripple migration at Grand Falls dune field, and characterizing impact melts and the internal structure of Meteor Crater’s ejecta blanket. She co-leads the USGS Astrogeology Terrestrial Analog Sample Collection, which currently houses samples from Meteor Crater, AZ, Flynn Creek Crater, TN, and the Shoemaker Sample Collection. Her research also includes studying Mars’ ancient hydrologic past, in the form of inverted stream channels and intracrater alluvial fans.