PTYS/LPL Faculty

Kuiper 536


Jack Holt

Professor, EDO Director

Ph.D., 1997, California Institute of Technology

Years with LPL: 2018

Earth, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Geophysics, Planetary Surfaces

View LPL Evening Lecture from October 10, 2018, The Slow, the Fast, and the Buried: Probing Glaciers on Earth and Mars

Current Spacecraft Involvement

SHARAD radar sounder instrument on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Co-I

Current Graduate Students

  • Nicole Bardabelias (M.S., Geosciences)
  • Brandon Tober (Ph.D., Geosciences)

Former Students

  • Stefano Nerozzi, 2019, Ph.D., UT Austin
  • Eric Peterson, 2018, Ph.D., UT Austin
  • Dan Lalich, 2017, Ph.D., UT Austin
  • Cassie Stuurman, 2017, M.S., UT Austin
  • Katherine Shover, 2016, M.S., UT Austin

Current Postdocs

Based on Google Scholar and NASA ADS: NASA ADS Author search: J. W. Holt

Refereed publications: Calendar Years 2017 through June 2020

Claire W. Cook, Ali M. Bramson, Shane Byrne, John W. Holt, Michael S. Christoffersen, Donna Viola, Colin M. Dundas, Timothy A. Goudge, Sparse subsurface radar reflectors in Hellas Planitia, Mars, Icarus, Volume 348, 2020, 113847, ISSN 0019-1035,

Smith, I. B., Hayne, P. O., Byrne, S., Becerra, P., Kahre, M., Calvin, W., Hvidberg, C., Milkovich, S., Buhler, P., Landis, M., Horgan, B., Kleinböhl, A., Perry, M. R., Obbard, R., Stern, J., Piqueux, S., Thomas, N., Zacny, K., Carter, L., Edgar, L., Emmett, J., Navarro, T., Hanley, J., Koutnik, M., Putzig, N., Henderson, B. L., Holt, J. W., Ehlmann, B., Parra, S., Lalich, D., Hansen, C., Hecht, M., Banfield, D., Herkenhoff, K., Paige, D. A., Skidmore, M., Staehle, R. L., Siegler, M. The Holy Grail: A road map for unlocking the climate record stored within Mars' polar layered deposits 2020P&SS..18404841S

Petersen, E. I., Levy, J. S., Holt, J. W., Stuurman, C. M. New insights into ice accumulation at Galena Creek Rock Glacier from radar imaging of its internal structure 2020JGlac..66....1P

Lim, Y., Holt, J. W. Bayesian modeling of the nuclear equation of state for neutron star tidal deformabilities and GW170817 2019EPJA...55..209L

Whitehead, T. R., Lim, Y., Holt, J. W. Proton elastic scattering on calcium isotopes from chiral nuclear optical potentials 2019PhRvC.100a4601W

Lalich, D. E., Holt, J. W., Smith, I. B. Radar Reflectivity as a Proxy for the Dust Content of Individual Layers in the Martian North Polar Layered Deposits 2019JGRE..124.1690L

Nerozzi, S., Holt, J. W. Buried Ice and Sand Caps at the North Pole of Mars: Revealing a Record of Climate Change in the Cavi Unit With SHARAD 2019GeoRL..46.7278N

Spikes, K. T., Tisato, N., Hess, T. E., Holt, J. W. Comparison of geophone and surface-deployed distributed acoustic sensing seismic data 2019Geop...84A..25S

Petersen, E. I., Holt, J. W., Levy, J. S. High Ice Purity of Martian Lobate Debris Aprons at the Regional Scale: Evidence From an Orbital Radar Sounding Survey in Deuteronilus and Protonilus Mensae 2018GeoRL..4511595P

Nerozzi, S., Holt, J. W. Earliest accumulation history of the north polar layered deposits, Mars from SHARAD 2018Icar..308..128N

Brothers, S. C., Kocurek, G., Holt, J. W. Sequence architecture of the cavi unit, Chasma Boreale, Mars 2018Icar..308...42B

Golynsky, A. V., Ferraccioli, F., Hong, J. K., Golynsky, D. A., von Frese, R. R. B., Young, D. A., Blankenship, D. D., Holt, J. W., Ivanov, S. V., Kiselev, A. V., Masolov, V. N., Eagles, G., Gohl, K., Jokat, W., Damaske, D., Finn, C., Aitken, A., Bell, R. E., Armadillo, E., Jordan, T. A., Greenbaum, J. S., Bozzo, E., Caneva, G., Forsberg, R., Ghidella, M., Galindo-Zaldivar, J., Bohoyo, F., Martos, Y. M., Nogi, Y., Quartini, E., Kim, H. R., Roberts, J. L. New Magnetic Anomaly Map of the Antarctic 2018GeoRL..45.6437G

Holt, J. W., Kaiser, N., Whitehead, T. R. Tensor Fermi liquid parameters in nuclear matter from chiral effective field theory 2018PhRvC..97e4325H

Levy, J. S., Fassett, C. I., Rader, L. X., King, I. R., Chaffey, P. M., Wagoner, C. M., Hanlon, A. E., Watters, J. L., Kreslavsky, M. A., Holt, J. W., Russell, A. T., Dyar, M. D. Distribution and Characteristics of Boulder Halos at High Latitudes on Mars: Ground Ice and Surface Processes Drive Surface Reworking 2018JGRE..123..322L

Dundas, C. M., Bramson, A. M., Ojha, L., Wray, J. J., Mellon, M. T., Byrne, S., McEwen, A. S., Putzig, N. E., Viola, D., Sutton, S., Clark, E., Holt, J. W. Exposed subsurface ice sheets in the Martian mid-latitudes 2018Sci...359..199D

Gillespie, M. K., Lawson, W., Rack, W., Anderson, B., Blankenship, D. D., Young, D. A., Holt, J. W. Geometry and ice dynamics of the Darwin-Hatherton glacial system, Transantarctic Mountains 2017JGlac..63..959G

Holt, J. W., Kaiser, N. Equation of state of nuclear and neutron matter at third-order in perturbation theory from chiral effective field theory 2017PhRvC..95c4326H

Holt, J. W., Kuo, T. T. S., Phua, K. K., Rho, M., Zahed, I. Preface 2017IJMPE..2602001H

Lalich, D. E., Holt, J. W. New Martian climate constraints from radar reflectivity within the north polar layered deposits 2017GeoRL..44..657L

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Last updated on July 2, 2020