(August 25, 1939 – October 27, 2011) was a Regents’ Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University
(ASU), the Director of the NASA
-ASU Regional Planetary Image Facility
(RPIF), and Principal Investigator of the Planetary Aeolian Laboratory at NASA-Ames Research Center
. He was involved with lunar and planetary studies since 1967 and most recently focused his research on understanding planetary surface processes and geologic histories.
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