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Dr. Donald M. Hunten

Regents Professor EMERITUS. Earth & planetary atmospheres.
Ph.D., 1950, McGill.


Lunar and Planetary Lab
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

Office: Space Sciences 515
Phone: (520) 621-4002
Email: dhunten

Dr. Hunten is interested in the atmospheres of all the planets and satellites: their composition, structure, chemistry, escape, and evolution. He was an Interdisciplinary Scientist on the Pioneer Venus Missions and holds the same rank on Galileo; he is also involved in experiments on the Huygens Probe to Titan and the Planet-B Mars orbiter. He is presently working on hydrocarbons in the jovian atmosphere and continues on the long-term study of Na in Mercury's atmosphere.

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