Researcher Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Krista M Soderlund

Krista M Soderlund
Research Associate, John A and Katherine G Jackson School of Geosciences, Jackson School of Geosciences

Email: krista@ig.utexas.edu
Work: +1 512 471 0449
Office: JGB
Mailcode: R2200

I use geophysical fluid dynamics to answer fundamental questions about the dynamics of planets, including the Earth, from their atmospheres and oceans to their cores.

Areas of Expertise

Astrobiology, Cryosphere, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Magnetohydrodynamics, Planetary Science


Current Research Programs & Projects

Ocean dynamics of Europa

Internal dynamics of giant planets

Geodynamo simulations

Ice-ocean coupling with terrestrial and icy satellite implications

Evolution of Mercury's core dynamo

Europa Clipper - REASON instrument


Early Career Fellow - NASA (2015)

UTIG Postdoctoral Fellowship - Institute for Geophysics; Jackson School of Geosciences; The University of Texas at Austin (2011)

Member, American Geophysical Union

Member, Division of Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Member, Association for Polar Early Career Scientists