Ellen J. Crapster-Pregont

Ellen J. Crapster-Pregont

Ellen Crapster-Pregont is a PhD candidate at Columbia University in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences conducting research at the American Museum of Natural History. Her thesis work focuses on constraining conditions in the solar system by studying components of chondrites. She received the 2015 Brian Mason Travel Award supported by the International Meteorite Collectors Association for the 78th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting.

About Ellen J. Crapster-Pregont

Ellen Crapster-Pregont is a PhD candidate at Columbia University in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences conducting research at the American Museum of Natural History. Her thesis work focuses on constraining conditions in the solar system by studying components of chondrites. She received the 2015 Brian Mason Travel Award supported by the International Meteorite Collectors Association for the 78th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting.

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Understanding the Early Solar System through the Analysis of Meteorites: The Process of Maximizing Data while Minimizing Sample Destruction

Understanding the Early Solar System through the Analysis of Meteorites: The Process of Maximizing Data while Minimizing Sample Destruction

Ellen J. Crapster-Pregont1,2 1.Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, 10964, USA. 2.Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, 10024, USA. Every year approximately 40,000 meteorites make it to Earth’s surface. This value is based on camera network meteor data (Halliday et al., 1989; Bland, 2005) and weathering […]

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