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   Essam Heggy
  

Mars Exploration (General)

My research work involves mapping and sounding subsurface hydrological and geological structures in a planetary arid context using radar imaging and probing techniques. I am mainly interested in two potential applications. The first is to study the potential of low-frequency orbital sounding and ground-penetrating radars for the exploration of possible martian subsurface hydrological features as local water lenses or aquifer systems. My studies include electromagnetic characterization of Martian-like materials, numerical simulations of wave propagation in geo-electrical models, GPR field surveys, and comparative planetology studies.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Providing geoelectrical study of the Martian surface and subsurface at the frequency band of the SHARAD sounder.

Mars Express

Providing geoelectrical study of the Martian surface and subsurface at the frequency band of the MARSIS sounder.


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