Planetary Scientist Profile: Brent Garry

  • Released Monday, July 8, 2013
  • Updated Monday, June 8, 2015 at 5:59PM
  • ID: 11304

Studying volcanoes and lava flows on Earth are just a part of Brent Garry’s job. His work also takes him to the surface of the Moon and Mars. As a geologist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Brent specializes in planetary volcanology, where he investigates volcanic activity throughout the solar system. His work demonstrates how geology is an exciting science that helps us to understand some of the most common and fundamental forces affecting planets and moons in the universe.

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NASA Geologist Brent Garry discusses his work studying volcanoes and lava flows on the Earth, the Moon, and Mars.


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