United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Mark Salvatore

Associate Professor
Northern Arizona University
Astronomy and Planetary Science
Research Interests
Mark Salvatore is a planetary scientist who uses a combination of field, lab, and remote sensing analyses to investigate fundamental surface processes in desert environments. His Antarctic work focuses primarily on the use of high-resolution satellite data to characterize the composition of ice-free regions as well as the spatial distribution and temporal patterns of hydrological and ecological activity.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
Field camp - helicopter access
Dry Valleys
No fieldwork (all research conducted remotely)
Research Keywords
remote sensing, hydrology, geochemistry, spectroscopy, Long-Term Ecological Research, LTER
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Earth Sciences
Polar Cyberinfrastructure
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Geosciences Group