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Member Since 2006
Paul Byrne
Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
Professional Experience
Washington University in St. Louis
Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
2021 - Present
Education
Trinity College Dublin
Doctorate
2010
Current Roles
President
Planetary Sciences Executive Committee
Section President
Council
Publications
A Global Survey of Gravitationally Deformed Volcanoes on Venus

Gravitational instabilities can develop at volcanoes of any size and in any geological setting and can lead to various types of volcano deformation...

February 14, 2024
AGU Abstracts
VERITAS and EnVision: Upcoming radar missions to Venus
RADAR INVESTIGATIONS OF PLANETARY SURFACES AND SUBSURFACES II ORAL
planetary sciences | 15 december 2023
Jennifer L. Whitten, Paul Byrne, Bruce A. Campbell...
The NASA VERITAS and ESA EnVision missions were recently selected to investigate the surface and near-surface of Venus. Both missions have synthetic a...
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The Europan Seafloor is Mechanically Strong and Largely Impervious to Stresses
OCEAN WORLDS AND SEARCH FOR LIFE: HORIZONS IN ICY SATELLITE SCIENCE AT THE LAUNCH OF THE HISTORIC EUROPA CLIPPER MISSION III ORAL
planetary sciences | 14 december 2023
Paul Byrne, Henry Dawson, Christian Klimczak, Paul...
Europa is strongly suspected to have a subsurface ocean, and is a body of major astrobiological interest. Waterrock interactions at the moons seafloor...
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On the detectability of young lava flows on Venus using orbital microwave radiometry
VENUS EXPLORATION: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR EARTH’S HOTTER TWIN III ORAL
planetary sciences | 14 december 2023
Indujaa Ganesh, Ian T. Flynn, Alex Akins, Paul Byr...
Orbital and ground-based observations of the surface and atmosphere of Venus suggest that the planet might be volcanically active. Upcoming missions t...
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Volunteer Experience
2024 - 2025
Committee Chair
Planetary Sciences Canvassing Committee
2023 - 2024
Member
Planetary Sciences Fellows Committee
2023 - 2024
Member
Fred Whipple Award Committee
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