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   Jack Farmer
   Prof. of Geo Sciences/Dir. of Astrobiology
Dept. of Geo Sci ASU
Tempe, Arizona
United States Of America
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High School: Marysville Union, Marysville,  CA
B.S. Cal State Chico Geology
Masters U of Kansas Geol,
Geology/Paleobiology, PhD, UC Davis

Contributions to Mars Exploration

Served on many Mars missions in the planning phases MPAG - main community commitee for scientific input to NASA missions. A member of NASA Astrobio Institute Executive Council. Mostly been trying to convince the program to look for ancient life on Mars. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

I've encoured my students to train broadly. For example - if they want to study Astrobiology, then study Geology in concert. It's a benefit to double-major. First and foremost you are studying a planet geologically to find microbial life. [more personal reflections ...]