Public profile

Matilda Thomas
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Postal Address: 
Geoscience Australia
Biography: 

Matilda Thomas is a research scientist at Geoscience Australia and has worked in regolith mapping, mineral exploration and applied spectroscopy since 2002. She was the first ACA graduate in 2000 working with Malcolm Walter on hyperspectral mapping of Martian analogues in the Arkaroola region of South Australia, and as a researcher for the space science exhibition “To Mars and Beyond” at the National Museum of Australia. Her interests include hyperspectral technologies and planetary science, as well as speleology and extremophile ecology.