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flag James E. Richardson,
University of Arizona, Tucson, Az


Last updated: February 2007
E-mail: richardson [at]

Brief Biographical Information:

At the time, I had a University of Arizona Graduate College Fellowship and worked on impact ejecta plume simulations. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences from the University of Arizona in 2005. I am currently working as a post-doctoral Research Associate at Cornell University.


Research Interests:

  • Radio forward meteor scatter observations of meteor showers
  • Theoretical aspects of meteor (shower) observations
  • Deep Impact ejecta plume ballistic analysis

Research on Leonid MAC:

Support of near-real time flux measurements. I coordinated the 2001 Leonid MAC ground team at Mount Lemmon observatory.

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