Johannes Benkhoff

Project Scientist

 

Main Research Fields

  • Stability of convection in the Earth mantle
  • computational modeling of the physics and chemistry of sublimation processes of porous, dusty, multi-component ices in the Solar System
  • Comet nucleus modeling, Spectroscopy
  • Stability of ice investigations in polar crater on Mercury and in near surface layers of Mars

 


Keywords

planetary surfaces

thermal evolution of planetary bodies

outgasing processes from the surface of planetary bodies

Mercury

small bodies (comets)

Ongoing collaborations

Dan Boice and Walter Huebner, SwRI San Antonio, Texas

 

Project/mission at ESA

BepiColombo (Project Scientist)

Rosetta

CoI on VIRTIS and MUPUS

VEX

CoI on VIRTIS