Charles Wood

(Lunar scientist)

Lunar Work

Catalog lunar craters in 1960s.
Discover and describe lunar basins with Bill Hartmann, 1971
Crater depths, diameters and morphologies in 1970s
Lunar popularizer 1990s and beyond

Where & When

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
  • 2005- : Executive Director, Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV 26003
  • 2004- : Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ, 85719
  • 2001-2003: Director of Education, Columbia University - Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ, 85623
  • 1991-2000: Director, North Dakota Space Grant & NASA EPSCoR Programs, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202
  • 1991-1994: Director, Earth System Science Institute, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202
  • 1990-2000: Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202
  • 1985-1989: Chief, Space Shuttle Earth Observations Office NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058
  • 1980-1985: Space Scientist, Experimental Planetology Branch NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058
  • 1979-1980: Senior Research Associate (Rift Tectonics), National Research Council, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
  • 1978-1979: Smithsonian Research Fellow (Volcanology) Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
  • 1975-1978: Graduate Research Assistant (Planetary Geology) Department of Geological Science, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • 1973-1975: Assistant Professor (Research) Geophysical Observatory, Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • 1969-1973: Graduate Research Assistant (Planetary science) Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 8572l
  • 1969: Wonderlusting thru Africa, the Near East and Europe
  • 1967-1968: Volunteer Teacher, Peace Corps, Kenya
  • 1962-1966: Undergraduate Research Assistant (Lunar mapping) Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Personal Information

Photo

Warner #201, 205 & 207

Birth

yes

Death

not yet

Education

1965 BS (Astronomy); 1972 MS (Geophysics) University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1977 MS (Geology); 1979 PhD (Planetary Geology) Brown University, Providence, RI

Current Contact Information/Websites


Publications

  • Book The Modern Moon: A Personal View, Charles A. Wood, Sky Publishing Corp., 2003. ISBN 0-933346-99-9.
  • Book Volcanoes of North America - United States and Canada, Charles A. Wood & Jürgen Kienle, Cambridge University Press, 1990.
  • Book Astronaut's Guide to Impact Craters, Richard Grieve, Charles A. Wood and others, Lunar & Planetary Institute
  • Papers and articles from NASA ADS

Additional Information




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