Lucie Riu

Research Fellow at ESAC


Main Research Fields

Planetary surfaces in the Solar System

Mineralogy at Mars: alteration processes 

Spectroscopy IR for the characterization of surface composition

Spectral modelling for quantitative analysis of surface mineralogy

Evolution and formation of small bodies (Asteroids)



Alteration processes

Spectroscopy IR

Ryugu Asteroid

OMEGA / MicrOmega

Ongoing collaborations

Equipe planétologie, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS), Orsay, France

Hayabusa2 science team, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS/JAXA), Sagamihara, Japan

John Carter, Laboratoire Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM), Marseille, France

Ralph Milliken, Earth Environmental and Planetary Science group, Brown University, Providence RI, USA


See Researchgate profile

See ORCID profile

Project/mission at ESA

Mars Express