Ingrid J. Daubar


Brown University
Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
Planetary Geosciences Group
Campus Box 1846
Providence, RI 02912-1846
Office: 401-863-1437
Photo by Maria Schuchardt



Scientist at Brown University, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Planetary Geosciences Group, 2019-current.

Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2014-current. (My page at JPL.)

Research topics:

  • Current cratering on Mars and the Moon, seasonal variability of impact rates
  • Seismic detectability of impacts
  • Small crater morphology
  • Albedo effects around new impacts and landed missions
  • Secondary cratering statistics and chronology issues
  • Dust devil tracks: lifetimes and dust deposition rates on Mars
  • Dust mobility and albedo


HiRISE camera on MRO:
  • 2017-present: Co-Investigator, Impact Cratering Science Theme Lead
  • 2005-2013: Uplink Operations

    Juno Radiation Monitoring Investigation Team, 2016-present:

  • Observation planning
  • PDS archiving
  • Radiation environment data analysis

    InSight mission, 2014-present:

  • Impacts Working Group Co-Lead
  • Landing site certification and safety
  • Instrument Site Selection Working Group

    Europa Clipper, 2016-present:

  • Investigation Scientist for the Europa Imaging System (EIS)


  • Ph.D., Planetary Sciences, 2014, University of Arizona
  • M.S., Planetary Sciences, 2002, University of Arizona
  • B.A., Astronomy, 1999, Cornell University

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    Left: HiRISE observation PSP_007338_2640,
    the first image to catch martian avalanches in motion.

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