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Chargée de recherche CNRS

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Recherche/ Research interests

- *Planetary Geology (Mars, the Moon, small bodies), Sedimentary and Magmatic Processes
- *Remote Sensing Techniques, Data Processing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- *Hyperspectral Analysis, Mineralogy, IR and Raman Spectroscopy – ExoMars/ISEM and Luna/LIS sci. teams, former MSL and ChemCam teams
- *Landing Site Selection (Mars, the Moon) – Exomars 2018 LSSWG Member
- *Field Geology, Sample Collection, Preparation and Analysis (microscopy, Raman + reflectance spectroscopy, XRD), Analog Studies, Campaign Logistics


  • 2018 - Chargée de recherche CNRS - CRPG Nancy (Fr)
  • 2016-2018 - Chargée de recherche CNRS - IRAP Toulouse (Fr)
  • 2015-2016 - CNES Research Fellow - University of Lyon (Fr)
  • 2013-2015 - VENI Research Fellow - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)
  • 2012-2013 - Postdoctoral Fellow - IAS Orsay (Fr)
  • 2008- 2011 - PhD Thesis, ENS Lyon (Fr) (+Brown University (RI))
  • 2006- 2008 - Master’s in Geology , ENS Lyon (Fr) (+ETH Zürich (CH))


Publications CRPG


Huang, J., Xiao, Z., Flahaut, J., Martinot, M., Head, J., Xiao, X., et al. (2018). Geological characteristics of Von Kármán Crater, Northwestern South Pole‐Aitken Basin: Chang'E‐4 Landing site region. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), .
Qian, Y. Q., Xiao, L., Zhao, S. Y., Zhao, J. N., Huang, J., Flahaut, J., et al. (2018). Geology and Scientific significance of the Rümker region in Northern Oceanus Procellarum: China's Chang'E‐5 Landing region. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), .

Autres publications/Other publications


  • Marco Figuera, R., B. Pham Huu, A. P. Rossi, M. Minin, J. Flahaut et al., Online characterization of planetary surfaces : PlanetServer, an open-source analysis and visualization tool. In press at PSS, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2017.09.007.
  • Martinot M., S. Besse, J. Flahaut, C. Quantin-Nataf and W. van Westrenen (2018), Mineralogical diversity and geology of Humboldt crater with M3 data. JGR, 123(2), 612-629, doi:10.1002/2017JE005435.
  • Loizeau D., J. Carter, J. Flahaut, C. Quantin, P.Thollot, L. Lozac’h, C. Millot (2018), Quantifying widespread aqueous surface weathering on Mars : the plateaus south of Coprates Chasma. Icarus, 302, 451-469, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.002.


  • Fueten F., N. Novakovic, R. Stesky, J. Flahaut, E. Hauber, A. P. Rossi, The Evolution of Juventae Chasm, Valles Marineris, Mars : Progressive collapse and sedimentation (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 122,2229-2243, doi:10.1002/2017JE005334.
  • Williams, J. P., J. M.Dohm, R. J. Soare , J. Flahaut, R. M. C. Lopes, A. V. Pathare, and D. L. Buczkowski (2017), Long-lived volcanism within Argyre Basin, Mars. Icarus, 293, 8-26, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.04.001.
  • Brustel C. , J. Flahaut , E. Hauber, F. Fueten, R. Stesky , C. Quantin, G.R. Davies (2017), Valles Marineris volcanic history inferred from dikes in eastern Coprates Chasma. 122, 1353–1371, doi:10.1002/2016JE005231.
  • Korablev, O., et al. (2017), Infrared Spectrometer for ExoMars (ISEM), a mast-mounted Instrument for the Rover. 17(6-7) : 542-564. doi:10.1089/ast.2016.1543.
  • Vago, J. L., et al. (2017), Habitability on Early Mars and the Search for Biosignatures with the ExoMars Rover. Astrobiology, 17(6-7) : 471-510. doi:10.1089/ast.2016.1533.
  • Flahaut J., M. Martinot, J. L. Bishop, G.R. Davies and N. Potts (2017), Remote sensing and in situ mineralogic survey of the Chilean salars : An analog to Mars evaporate deposits. Icarus, 282, 152–173, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.09.041.


  • Noel A., J. L. Bishop, M. Al-Samir, C.Gross, J. Flahaut, P. C. McGuire, C. M. Weitz, F. Seelos, S. Murchie (2015), Mineralogy, Morphology and Stratigraphy of the Light-Toned Interior Layered Deposits at Juventae Chasma, Icarus, 241, 315-331, 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.033.
  • Flahaut J., J. Carter, F. Poulet, J.-P. Bibring, S.L. Murchie, G.R. Davies and W. van Westrenen (2015),Embedded clays and sulfates in Meridiani Planum, Mars, Icarus, 248, 269-288, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.046.


  • Fueten F., J. Flahaut, R. Stesky, E. Hauber and A. P. Rossi (2014), Stratigraphy and mineralogy of Candor Mensa, West Candor Chasma, Mars : Insights into the Geologic History of Valles Marineris,J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JE004557.


  • Oosthoek J.H.P, J. Flahaut, A. P. Rossi, P. Baumann, D. Misev, P. Campalani, & V. Unnithan(2013), PlanetServer : Online Analysis of Hyperspectral Satellite Data from Mars, Advances in Space Research, 53(12), 1858–1871, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2013.07.002.
  • Silvestro S., D.A. Vaz, R.C. Ewing, A.P. Rossi, L.K. Fenton, T.I. Michaels, J. Flahaut et al. (2013), Pervasive aeolian activity along Curiosity’s traverse in Gale Crater, Mars, Geology, 41, 483-486, doi:10.1130/G34162.1. Cover paper
  • Quantin C., J. Flahaut, H. Clenet, P. Allemand, and P. Thomas, (2012), Composition and structure of the subsurface in the vicinity of Valles Marineris as revealed by central uplift of impacts craters, Icarus, 221 (1), 436-452,doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.07.031.
  • Flahaut J., C. Quantin, H. Clenet, P. Allemand, J.F. Mustard and P. Thomas (2012), Pristine Noachian crust and key geologic transitions in the walls of Valles Marineris : insights into early igneous processes on Mars,Icarus, 221(1), 420-435, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.12.027.


  • Flahaut J., J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, C. Jilly, P. Sharma, A. Souchon, W. van Westrenen and D. A. Kring (2012), Identification and characterization of science-rich landing sites for lunar lander missions using integrated remote sensing observations,Advances in Space Research, 50(12), 1647–1665, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2012.05.020. Rewarded with the most outstanding paper award for young scientists of COSPAR.
  • Le Deit L., J. Flahaut, C. Quantin, E. Hauber, D. Mège, O. Bourgeois et al. (2012), Extensive surface pedogenic alteration of the Martian Noachian crust evidenced by plateau phyllosilicates around Valles Marineris,Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, E00J05, doi:10.1029/2011JE003983.


  • Flahaut J., J.F. Mustard, C. Quantin, H. Clenet, P. Allemand and P. Thomas (2011), Dikes of Distinct Composition Intruded into Noachian-Aged Crust Exposed in the Walls of Valles Marineris,Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L15202, doi:10.1029/2011GL048109. Cover paper
  • Duffard R., K. Kumar, S. Pirrotta, M. Salatti, M. Kubínyi, U. Derz, R.M.G. Armytage, S. Arloth, L. Donati, A. Duricic, J. Flahaut et al. (2011), A multiple-rendezvous, sample-return mission to 2 near-Earth asteroids, Advances in Space Research, 48(1), 120-132, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2011.02.013.
  • Fueten F., J. Flahaut, L. Le Deit, R. Stesky, E. Hauber and K. Gwinner (2011),Interior Layered Deposits within a perched basin, southern Coprates Chasma, Mars : Evidence for their formation, alteration, and erosion, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, E02003, doi:10.1029/2010JE003695.


  • Flahaut J., C. Quantin, P. Allemand, P. Thomas and L. Le Deit(2010), Identification, repartition and possible origins of sulfates in Capri Chasma (Mars), inferred from CRISM data,Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, E11007, doi:10.1029/2009JE003566.
  • Flahaut J., C. Quantin, P. Allemand and P. Thomas (2010),Morphology and Geology of Capri/Eos Chasma (Mars) from visible and infra-red data, Icarus, 207, 175-185, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.11.019.

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