Chris Herd


Associate Prof at University of Alberta

An expert on meteorite analysis and curation

Research is focused on:

  • Mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of Martian meteorites
  • Organic geochemistry of primitive, organic-rich meteorites (e.g., Tagish Lake) 

Curator of the U of Alberta Meteorite Collection (largest University-based collection in Canada)

Organizing Chair, 2013 Meteoritical Society Meeting

Member of Mars Sample Return analysis group (E2E-iSAG, 2010-2011)