Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Earth Sciences, University of Toronto, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Geography, University of Winnipeg, 2017

List of publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Stromberg, J.M., Parkinson, A., Morison, M., Cloutis, E., Casson, N., Applin, D., Poitras, J., Marti, A.M., Maggiori, C., Cousins, C., Whyte, L., Kruzelecky, R., Das, D., Leveille, R., et al. (2019). Biosignature detection by Mars rover equivalent instruments in samples from the CanMars Mars Sample Return Analogue Deployment. Planetary and Space Science. In press
  2. Caudill, C. M., Pontefract, A. J., Osinksi, G. R., Tornabene, L. L., Pilles, E. A., Battler, M., Francis, R., Godin, E., Galofre, A. G., Haltigin, T., Hipkin, V.J, Mittelholz, A., Poitras, J., et al. (2019). CanMars mission Science Team operational results: Implications for operations and the sample selection process for Mars Sample Return (MSR). Planetary and Space Science, 172, pp. 43-56.
  3. Poitras, J. T., Cloutis, E. A., Salvatore, M., Mertzman, S., Applin, D. M., Mann, P. (2018). Mars Analogue Minerals’ Spectral Reflectance Characteristics Under Martian Surface Conditions. Icarus, 306, pp 50-73.
  4. Izawa, M.R.M., Cloutis, E.A., Rhind, T., Mertzman, S.A., Poitras, J., Applin, D.M. and Mann, P., (2018). Spectral reflectance (0.35–2.5 μm) properties of garnets: Implications for remote sensing detection and characterization. Icarus, 300, pp.392-410.
  5. Osinski, G.R., Battler, M., Caudill, C.M., Francis, R., Haltigin, T., Hipkin, V.J., Kerrigan, M., Pilles, E., Pontefract, A., Tornabene, L.L., Allard, P., Bakambu, J.N., Balachandran, K., Beaty, D., Bednar, D., ... Pritchard, I., Poitras, J.T., et al. (2018). The CanMars Mars Sample Return analogue mission: Planetary and Space Science, p. 1–21.

Conference Abstracts

  1. Connell, S. A., Cloutis, E. A., Poitras, J. T., Applin, D. M., Dixon, D. A. (2019). Reflectance Spectral Properties of Relevant Minerals Exposed to Mars-Like Surface Conditions. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 50, p. 2583)
  2. Stromberg, J.M., Parkinson, A., Morison, M.Q., Cloutis, E.A., Casson, N., Applin, D., Poitras, J., Moreras-Marti, A., Maggiori, C., Cousins, C., Whyte, L., Kruzelecky, R., Das, D., Leveille, R., et al., (2018). Biosignature and Organic Carbon Detection by Reflectance and Raman Spectroscopy from Inverted Fluvial Channel Sediments. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, (Vol 49. p. 2505)
  3. Poitras, J. T., Tait, K. T., Cloutis, E. A., & Applin, D. M. (2018). Mars Analogue Salts from Billion-Year-Old Water. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 49, p. 2678).
  4. Poitras, J. T., Cloutis, E. A., & Mann, P. (2017). Potential Mars Analogue Minerals’ Reflectance Characteristics Under Martian Conditions. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 48, p.2806).
  5. Cloutis, E.A., Casson, N.J., Applin, D.M., Poitras, J.T., Moreras Marti, A., Morison, M.Q., Maggiori, C., Cousins, C.R., Whyte, L.G., and Kruzelecky, R. V. (2017). A Hydrologic- and Biosignature-Driven Field Campaign at an Inverted Fluvial Channel Site:  Hanksville, UT, USA. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol 48, p. 2464)
  6. Bina, A., Cao, F., Li, Y., Poitras, J.T., Tornabene, L.L., Caudill, C.M., and Osinski, G.R., (2017). 2016 CanMars MSR Analogue Mission: Visible/Near-Infrared Spectral and Mineralogical Results based on a “Stand-In” Spectrometer for the Mars 2020 SuperCam-VIS-IR. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol 48, p. 1654).
  7. Osinski, G.R., Battler, M., Caudill, C., Pilles, E., Allard, P., Balachandran, K., Beaty, D., Bednar, D., Bina, A., Bourassa, M., Cao, F., Cloutis, E., Cote, K., Cross, M., … Poitras, J. et al., (2017). Overview of the 2016 #CanMars Mars Sample Return Analogue Mission. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 48, p. 2417).
  8. Poitras, J. T., Cloutis, E. A., & Mann, P. (2016). Mars Analogue Minerals' Spectral Reflectance Characteristics Under Martian Surface Conditions. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 2294).
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