Francis Rossmann

MSc Geophysics

Graduate Academic Assistant

EOS-M 302

Studying the surface roughness of the potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroid (101955) Bennu using high resolution altimetry data from NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. Examining the relationship between surface roughness, impact cratering, mass movement events, and other geologic processes which act to shape the asteroid surface. 

E.B. Bierhaus, F. Rossmann, C. Johnson, R.T. Daly, D. Golish, J. Nolau, A. Allen, H. Campins, M. Pajola, B. Rizk, C. D'Aubigny, D. DellaGiustina, E. Cloutis, D. Trang, D.S. Lauretta, A subsurface layer on asteroid (101955) Bennu and implications for rubble pile asteroid evolution, Icarus, Volume 406, 2023, 115736, ISSN 0019-1035,