Laura Schaefer



Laura Schaefer graduated from the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department’s undergraduate program in 2002. She is a research assistant in the Planetary Chemistry Laboratory and also serves as TA for Professor Fegley’s classes.

Current Research

  • volatile-rich atmospheres of the early Earth and terrestrial exoplanets
  • silicate atmospheres of super-heated terrestrial exoplanets
  • out-gassing of meteorite parent bodies
  • ablation of meteorites in the Earth’s atmosphere
  • volcanic out-gassing of Jupiter’s satellite Io

Recent Publications

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Please feel free to contact Ms. Laura Schaefer.

Phone: (314) 935-6310