Lunar and Planetary Institute






Dr. Justin Filiberto


Dr. Justin Filiberto

Visiting Scientist
E-mail:filiberto@lpi.usra.edu

My research focuses on terrestrial and Martian experimental petrology.  The primary goal is to experimentally study the effects of the volatiles F, Cl, and Br on the de-gassing behavior of Martian compositions in an effort to connect magmatic degassing with the acid-fog model of the Martian atmosphere.  The research is done by poly-baric experiments in a piston-cylinder apparatus. My research also focuses on investigating terrestrial ferropicrites as analogs to the shergottite meteorites and their implications for Martian magmatic source region composition. 

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Last updated
September 1, 2009