Gordon Osinski, Associate Professor

Gordon Osinski

Contact Information

Office: BGS 1050
Tel: 519 661-2111 ext 84208
E-mail: gosinski [at] uwo [dot] ca 

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Research Areas

Planetary Science


Research Interests



  1. Osinski G. R., Lee P., Cockell C. S., Snook K., Lim D. S. S., and Braham S. 2009. Field geology on the Moon: Some lessons learned from the exploration of the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island, Canadian High Arctic. Planetary and Space Science doi:10.1016/j.pss.2009.10.004.
  2. Osinski G. R., Barfoot T. D., Ghafoor N., Izawa M., Banerjee N., Jasiobedzki P., Tripp J., Richards R., Auclair S., Sapers H., Thomson L., and Flemming R. 2009. Lidar and the mobile Scene Modeler (mSM) as scientific tools for planetary exploration. PlanetSary and Space Science doi:10.1016/ j.pss.2009.08.004.
  3. Soare R. J. and Osinski G. R. 2009. Stratigraphical evidence of late Amazonian periglaciation and glaciation in the Astapus Colles region of Mars. Icarus 202:17–21.
  4. Osinski G. R., Grieve R. A. F., Collins G. S., Marion C., and Sylvester P. 2008. The effect of target lithology on the products of impact melting. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43:12:1939–1954.
  5. Osinski G. R., Schwarcz H. P., Smith J., Kleindienst M. R., Haldemann A. F. C., and Churcher C. S. 2007. Evidence for a 100–200 ka meteorite impact in Western Egypt. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 253:3–4:378–388.


Earth Sciences 1023a: Planet Earth: Shaken and Stirred
Earth Sciences 2123a: The Dynamic Earth
Earth Sciences 2250Y: Introductory Field Mapping Techniques

Planetary Science 9500Y & 9600Y: M.Sc. and Ph.D.
Planetary Science Seminar Course
Planetary Science 9601: Impact Cratering: Processes and Products


Professional Activities