Laura Schaefer

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Academic Professional
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
6004

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Research Interests

  • atmospheric formation on rocky planets
  • role of atmosphere-interior interaction on atmosphere evolution
  • magma oceans
  • rocky planet and planetesimal differentiation
  • volatile transport in differentiated and undifferentiated planetsimals

Publications

Recent Publications

  • Schaefer, L. & Fegley, B., Jr. (2017) Redox states of initial atmospheres outgassed on rocky planets and planetesimals. ApJ, 835, 234.
  • Schaefer, L., Jacobsen, S., Petaev, M., Remo, J., & Sasselov, D. (2017) Metal-silicate partitioning during core formation on rocky super-Earth exoplanets. ApJ, 835, 234.
  • Schaefer, L. Wordsworth, R. D., Berta-Thompson, Z., & Sasselov, D. (2016) Predictions of the atmospheric composition of GJ 1132 b. ApJ, 829, 63.
  • Kite, E., Fegley, B., Jr., Schaefer, L. & Gaidos, E. (2016) Atmosphere-interior exchange on hot rocky exoplanets. ApJ, 828, 80.
  • Fegley, B., Jr., Jacobson, N. S., Williams, K. B., Plane, J.M.C., Schaefer, L., & Lodders, K. (2016) Solubility of rock in steam atmospheres of planets. ApJ, 824, 80.
  • Vanderburg, A. et al. (2015) A disintegrating minor planet transiting a white dwarf. Nature, 526, 546–549.
  • Schaefer, L. & Sasselov, D. (2015) Persistence of oceans on Earth-like planets. ApJ, 801, 40.