MIT EAPS Directory

Cateline Lantz

Postdoctoral Associate


C. Lantz , R. Brunetto, M.A. Barucci, S. Fornasier, D. Baklouti, J. Bourçois, & M. Godard; Ion irradiation of carbonaceous chondrites : new view of space weathering on primitive asteroids; Icarus (revised version submitted)

D. Perna, M. Popescu, F. Monteiro, C. Lantz, D. Lazzaro, & F. Merlin; An investigation of the low-deltaV near-Earth asteroids (341843) 2008 EV5 and (52381) 1993 HA. Two suitable targets for the ARM and MarcoPolo-M5 space missions; A&A, DOI 10.1051/0004-6361/201629093

S. Fornasier, C. Lantz, D. Perna, H. Campins, M.A. Barucci, & D. Nesvorny; Spectral variability on primitive aseroids of the Themis and Beagle families: space weathering effects or parent body heterogeneity?; Icarus 269, 1-14, 2016

C. Lantz , R. Brunetto, M.A. Barucci, E. Dartois, J. Duprat, C. Engrand, M. Godard, D. Ledu, & E. Quirico; Ion irradiation of the Murchison meteorite: Visible to mid-infrared spectroscopic results; A&A 577, A41, 2015

D. Perna, Z. Kanuchova, S. Ieva, S. Fornasier, M.A. Barucci, C. Lantz, E. Dotto, & G. Strazzulla; Short-term variability on the surface of (1) Ceres: A changing amount of water ice?; A&A 575, L1, 2015

R. Brunetto, C. Lantz, D. Ledu, D. Baklouti, M.A. Barucci, P. Beck, L. Delauche, Z. Dionnet, P. Dumas, J. Duprat, C. Engrand, F. Jamme, P. Oudayer, E. Quirico, C. Sandt, & E. Dartois; Ion irradiation of Allende meteorite probed by visible, IR, and Raman spectroscopies; Icarus 237, 278-292, 2014

S. Fornasier, C. Lantz, M.A. Barucci, & M. Lazzarin; Aqueous alteration on main belt primitive asteroids: Results from visible spectroscopy; Icarus 233, 163-178, 2014

C. Lantz , B.E. Clark, M.A. Barucci, & D.S. Lauretta; Evidence for the effects of space weathering spectral signatures on low albedo asteroids; A&A 554, A138, 2013


Special mention of the Thesis Prize Daniel Guinier 2015 by the French Physics Society | 3rd prize of Science Flash competition at EPSC 2015 (presenting the research topic in 180s with 1 slide)

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2012-2015: PhD in Planetary Science, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France
2010-2012: Master's degree in Astronomy & Astrophysics, Université Paris Diderot & Observatoire de Paris, Paris, France
2007-2010: Bachelor’s degree in theoretical Physics, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France