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Project:  Automated imaging workflow for astrobiology
Disciplines:  Information Systems/Technology, Astrobiology
Mentor:  Kenneth Williford, (JPL), Kenneth.H.Williford@jpl.nasa.gov
Background:  The mission of the JPL Astrobiogeochemistry Laboratory (abcLab) is to understand the formation, preservation and detection of morphologic, mineralogic, molecular and isotopic signs of life and environment to support the search for life beyond Earth.
Description:  The abcLab is seeking a student intern to assist with the development of an automated imaging workflow that would facilitate the visual identification of targets for coordinated, spatially-resolved analyses in ancient Mars-analog Earth rocks.
Student Requirements:  Requirements include a familiarity with digital imaging, instrument APIs, and networking in a multi-platform environment. Applicants should also exhibit an eagerness to learn, an ability to work independently, and a sense of humor.
Location / Safety:  Project building and/or room locations: . Student will need special safety training: No.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       SURF    Caltech students only 

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