Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Alexander Anatolevich Pavlov

((AST, PLANETARY STUDIES))

 alexander.pavlov@nasa.gov

 301.614.5945

Org Code: 699

NASA/GSFC
Mail Code: 699
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: NASA

Positions/Employment


Space Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt Maryland

March 2009 - Present

 

 

Education


St. Petersburg State Technical University, B.S. (Physics) 1994

St. Petersburg State Technical University, M.S. (Space Physics) 1996

Pennsylvania State University, M.S. (Atmospheric Science) 2001

Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. (Geosciences) 2001

Publications


Refereed

Ming, D. W., P. D. Archer Jr, D. P. Glavin, et al. J. L. Eigenbrode, H. B. Franz, B. Sutter, A. E. Brunner, J. C. Stern, C. Freissinet, A. C. Mcadam, P. R. Mahaffy, M. Cabane, P. Coll, J. L. Campbell, S. K. Atreya, P. B. Niles, J. F. Bell III, D. L. Bish, W. B. Brinckerhoff, A. Buch, P. G. Conrad, D. J. Des Marais, B. L. Ehlmann, A. G. Fairen, K. Farley, G. J. Flesch, P. Francois, R. Gellert, J. A. Grant, J. P. Grotzinger, S. Gupta, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. A. Hurowitz, L. A. Leshin, K. W. Lewis, S. M. McLennan, K. E. Miller, J. Moersch, R. V. Morris, R. Navarro-Gonzalez, A. A. Pavlov, G. M. Perrett, I. Pradler, S. W. Squyres, R. E. Summons, A. Steele, E. M. Stolper, D. Y. Sumner, C. Szopa, S. Teinturier, M. G. Trainer, A. H. Treiman, D. T. Vaniman, A. R. Vasavada, C. R. Webster, J. J. Wray, and R. A. Yingst. 2014. Volatile and Organic Compositions of Sedimentary Rocks in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars Science 343 6169 [doi:10.1126/science.1245267]

Archer, P. D., H. B. Franz, B. Sutter, et al. R. D. Arevalo Jr, P. Coll, J. L. Eigenbrode, D. P. Glavin, J. J. Jones, L. A. Leshin, P. Mahaffy, A. C. Mcadam, C. P. McKay, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, R. Navarro-González, P. B. Niles, A. Pavlov, S. W. Squyres, J. C. Stern, A. Steele, and J. J. Wray. 2014. Abundances and Implications of Volatile-bearing Species from Evolved Gas Analysis of the Rocknest Aeolian Deposit, Gale Crater, Mars Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 119 237-254 [10.1002/2013JE004493]

Glavin, D. P., C. Freissinet, K. E. Miller, et al. J. L. Eigenbrode, A. E. Brunner, A. Buch, B. Sutter, P. D. Archer Jr., S. K. Atreya, W. B. Brinckerhoff, M. Cabane, P. Coll, P. G. Conrad, D. Coscia, J. P. Dworkin, H. B. Franz, J. P. Grotzinger, L. A. Leshin, M. G. Martin, C. McKay, D. W. Ming, R. Navarro-González, A. Pavlov, A. Steele, R. E. Summons, C. Szopa, S. Teinturier, and P. R. Mahaffy. 2013. Evidence for perchlorates and the origin of chlorinated hydrocarbons detected by SAM at the Rocknest aeolian deposit in Gale Crater J. Geophys. Res. 118 1955 – 1973 [10.1002/jgre.20144]

Glavin, D. P., C. Freissinet, K. E. Miller, et al. J. L. Eigenbrode, A. E. Brunner, A. Buch, B. Sutter, P. D. Archer Jr, S. K. Atreya, W. B. Brinckerhoff, M. Cabane, P. Coll, P. G. Conrad, D. Coscia, J. P. Dworkin, H. B. Franz, J. P. Grotzinger, L. A. Leshin, M. G. Martin, C. McKay, D. W. Ming, R. Navarro-Gonzalez, A. Pavlov, A. Steele, R. E. Summons, C. Szopa, S. Teinturier, and P. R. Mahaffy. 2013. Evidence for Perchlorates and the Origin of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Detected by SAM at the Rocknest Aeolian Deposit in Gale Crater J. Geophys. Res. 118 1955-1973.

DeWitt, H. D., M. G. Trainer, A. A. Pavlov, et al. C. A. Hasenkopf, A. C. Aiken, J. L. Jimenez, C. P. McKay, O. B. Toon, and M. A. Tolbert. 2009. Reduction in Haze Formation Rate on Prebiotic Earth in the Presence of Hydrogen Astrobiology 9 447 - 453

Trainer, M. G., A. A. Pavlov, H. L. DeWitt, et al. J. L. Jimenez, C. P. McKay, O. B. Toon, and M. A. Tolbert. 2006. Organic Haze on Titan and the Early Earth Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences 103 18035 - 18042

Pavlov, A. A., A. K. Pavlov, M. Mills, et al. V. M. Ostryakov, G. I. Vasilyev, and O. B. Toon. 2005. Catastrophic ozone loss during passage of the Solar system through an interstellar cloud. Geophysical Research Letters 32 [10.1029/2004GL021601]

Trainer, M. G., A. A. Pavlov, J. L. Jimenez, et al. C. P. McKay, D. R. Worsnop, O. B. Toon, and M. A. Tolbert. 2004. Chemical Composition of Titan's Haze: Are PAH's present? Geophysical Research Letters 31 L17S08 [doi:10.1029/2004GL019859]

Trainer, M. G., A. A. Pavlov, D. B. Curtis, et al. C. P. McKay, D. R. Worsnop, A. E. Delia, D. W. Toohey, O. B. Toon, and M. A. Tolbert. 2004. Haze Aerosols in the Atmosphere of Early Earth: Manna from Heaven Astrobiology 4 409 - 419

Ono, S., J. L. Eigenbrode, A. A. Pavlov, et al. P. Kharecha, D. Rumble, J. F. Kasting, and K. H. Freeman. 2003. New insights into Archean sulfur cycle from mass-independent sulfur isotope records from the Hamersley Basin, Australia Earth and Planetary Science Letters 213 (1-2): 15-30 [10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00295-4]

Pavlov, A. A., J. F. Kasting, J. L. Eigenbrode, and K. H. Freeman. 2001. Organic haze in Earth’s early atmosphere: Source of low-13C Late Archean kerogens? Geology 29 1003-1006