Agata Magdalena Krzesinska

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 2A ZEB-bygget 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1028 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Research field : Planetary Geology, Meteoritics

Research interests : Shock and shock-related alterations in meteorites; Mars: water and crustal processes; Non-destructive analysis of extraterrestrial matter

Analytical experience : High-resolution X-ray tomography; synchrotron-based nano-tomography; Scanning electron microscopy and EDX; Electron microprobe; synchrotron-based XRF and XANES; XRD.

Meteorite classification : NWA 11220 martian regolith breccia; Oslo H 3-6 chondrite, Valle H5 chondrite, Jordalen L6 chondrite, Antonin L5 chondrite.

Scientific organization membership : Meteoritical Society, Polish Meteorite Society.

Honors and awards : Lunar and Planetary Institute Career Development Award 2013; Wiley-Blackwell Outstanding Student Talk Award 2013; Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum, London 2018.


Tags: meteorites, Mars


Loizeau D., Pilorget C., Poulet F., Lantz C., Bibring J.-P., Hamm V., Royer C., Dypvik H., Krzesińska A.M., Rull F., Werner S.C., 2022: Planetary Terrestrial Analogues Library Project: 3. Characterization of Samples With MicrOmega. Astrobiology 22: 263-292.

Krzesińska A.M., Bultel B., Loizeau D., Craw D., April R., Poulet F., Werner S.C., 2021: NIR characterization of Fe-rich vermiculite-bearing terrestrial deposits and constraints for mineralogy of Oxia Planum, ExoMars 2022 landing site. Astrobiology 21(8):997-1015. 

Dypvik H., Hellevang H., Krzesińska A., Sætre C., Viennet J-C., Bultel B., Ray D., Poulet D., Veneranda M., Rull F., Cousin A. Werner S.C., 2021. The Planetary Terrestrial Analogues Library (PTAL) - An Exclusive Lithological Selection of Possible Martian Earth Analogues. Planetary and Space Science 208: 105339. 

Veneranda M., Lopez-Reyes G., Pascual Sanchez E., Krzesińska AM, Lantz C., Manrique-Martinez JA, Sanz-Arranz A., Medina J., Poulet F., Dypvik H., Werner SC, Rull F ., 2021: ExoMars Raman Laser Spectrometer (RLS): a tool to semiquantify the serpentinization degree of olivine-rich rocks on Mars. Astrobiology.

Łuszczek K. and Krzesińska AM ., 2020: Copper in ordinary chondrites: Proxies for resource potential of asteroids and constraints for minimum-invasive and economically efficient exploitation. Planetary and Space Science. DOI: 10.1016 / j.pss.2020.105092

Veneranda M., Manrique JA., Lopez-Reyes G., Medina J., Torre-Fdez I., Castro K., Madariaga JM., Lantz C., Poulet F., Krzesińska AM ., Hellevang H., Werner S ., Rull F, 2019: Spectroscopic study of olivine-bearing rocks and its relevance to the ExoMars rover mission. Spectrochimica Acta A 223: 117360.

Krzesińska AM , Wirth R., Kusiak MA, 2019: Petrogenesis of ungrouped enstatite meteorite Zakłodzie: fabric, texture and nanostructure analysis for identification of mechanisms responsible for chondrite-achondrite transition. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 54: 1462-1477. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.13296.

Wilson AP, Genge MJ, Krzesińska AM ., Tomkins AG, 2019: Atmospheric Entry Heating of Micrometeorites at Earth and Mars: Implications for the Survival of Organics. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 54: 1-12. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.13360.

Krzesińska AM . & Almeida NV, 2019: Evidence of shock-induced vaporization of matrix to form porosity in Baszkówka, a porous L5 chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 54: 54–71. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.13190.

Krzesińska AM , 2018: Impact melt clasts in the Pułtusk breccia (in Polish with English summary). Acta Societatis Metheoriticae Polonorum 9: 74-92.

Krzesińska AM ., 2017: Contribution of early impact events to metal-silicate separation, thermal annealing and volatile redistribution: evidence in the Pułtusk H chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 52: 2305-2321. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.12933.

Gattacceca J., Krzesińska AM ., Marrocchi Y., Meier MMM, Bourot-Denise M., Lenssen R., 2017: Young asteroid mixing revealed in ordinary chondrites: the case of NWA 5764, a polymict LL breccia with L clasts. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 52: 2289-2304. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.12942.

Krzesińska AM ., 2016: Thermal Metamorphic Evolution of the Pułtusk H Chondrite Breccia - Compositional and Textural Properties not Included in Petrological Classification. Geological Quarterly, 60: 211–224. DOI: 10.7306 / gq.1267.

Krzesińska A. , Gattacceca J., Friedrich JM & Rochette P., 2015: Impact-related non-coaxial deformation in the Pułtusk H chondrite inferred from petrofabric analysis. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 50: 401–417. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.12429.

Krzesińska A. & Fritz J., 2014: Weakly shocked and deformed CM microxenoliths in the Pułtusk H chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49: 595–610. DOI: 10.1111 / maps.12276.

Krzesińska A., 2011: High resolution X-ray tomography as a tool for analysis of internal textures in meteorites. Meteorites 1: 3–12. DOI: 10.5277 / met110101.

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  • Harrington, Elise Michelle; Bultel, Benjamin; Krzesinska, Agata Magdalena & Werner, Stephanie C. (2020). Paleolakes and evaporite deposits across Mars.

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