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Miss Rachael Hamp

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Professional biography

2017 - Present: Astrobiology PhD student in the School of Physical Sciences studying 'carbon cycling in the subsurface envrionment of Enceladus'

2012-2016: MSci in chemsitry from the University of Bristol. Masters project specialising in atmospheric methan emissions. Undergraduate degree focused on physical and inorganic chemistry. 

Research interests

Icy Moons

  • Water-rock interactions on icy moons and the implaications of this on habitability. 
  • Geochemistry of subsurface oceans.

Atmospheric chemistry

 

Publications

Biosignatures in the solar system (2018-12-01)
Slade, David; Price, Alex; Hamp, Rachael and Ramkissoon, Nisha
The Biochemist, 40(6) (pp. 6-9)


Modelling water-rock interactions in the subsurface environment of Enceladus (2021-03)
Hamp, Rachael; Schwenzer, Susanne; Fox-Powell, Mark; Olsson-Francis, Karen and Pearson, Victoria
In : Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2021 (Mar 2021, Houston, USA)


Thermochemical modelling of the subsurface environment of Enceladus to derive potential carbon reaction pathways (2020-10-02)
Hamp, Rachael; Schwenzer, Susanne; Olsson-Francis, Karen and Pearson, Victoria
In : Europlanet Science Congress 2020 (21 Sep - 9 Oct 2020, Virtual)


Thermochemical modelling of the subsurface environment on Enceladus (2020-06)
Hamp, Rachael; Schwenzer, Susanne; Olsson-Francis, Karen and Pearson, Victoria
In : Goldschmidt 2020 (21-26 Jun 2020, Online)


Modelling Water-Rock Interactions in the Sub-surface Environment of Enceladus. (2020-01-15)
Hamp, Rachael; Schwenzer, Susanne; Olsson-Francis, Karen and Pearson, Victoria
In : British Planetary Science Conference 2020 (13-15 Jan 2020, Oxford)


Modelling the Rock-Water Interactions in the Sub-surface Environment of Enceladus (2019-08)
Hamp, Rachael; Olsson-Francis, Karen; Schwenzer, Susanne; Ramkissoon, Nisha and Pearson, Victoria
In : Goldschmidt Conference 2019 (18-23 Aug 2019, Barcelona)


A New Simulant to Represent The Silicate Interior of Enceladus (2019)
Hamp, Rachael; Ramkissoon, Nisha; Olsson-Francis, Karen; Schwenzer, Susanne and Pearson, Victoria
In : Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (18-22 Mar 2019, Houston, USA)


The Physio-Chemical Properties for the Interior of Enceladus (2018)
Hamp, R. E.; Ramkissoon, N. K.; Olsson-Francis, K.; Schwenzer, S. P. and Pearson, V. K.
In : 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (19-23 Mar 2018, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas, USA)


Modelling the Rock-Water Interface on Enceladus (2018)
Hamp, Rachael; Olsson-Francis, Karen; Schwenzer, Susanne; Ramkissoon, Nisha and Pearson, Victoria
In : European Planetary Science Congress 2018 (16-21 Sep 2018, Berlin, Germany)


Could there be life on Enceladus? (2020)
Hamp, Rachael
The Open University