dr Marta Ciążela

Position:  Research specialist

Address:
Institute of Geological Sciences
Polish Academy of Sciences
Research Centre in Wrocław
Podwale 75, 50-449 Wrocław, Poland

E-mail:  marta.ciazela@twarda.pan.pl
          
Research interests: Remote sensing; GIS; Planetar geology; Ore geology; Geomorphology

Professional career

2020 - now - Research specialist, Institut of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences

2018 - 2020 - Postdoctoral Investigator, Space Research Center, Polish Academy of Sciences

2015 - 2018 - Maternity leave

2013 - 2015 - Assistant Professor, Institut of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences

Academic degrees

2013 - Ph.D. degree

Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
Ph.D. thesis: "Relations of land surface temperature to selected elements of geographical environment of Wolin island"
Supervisor: Prof. Alfred Stach

2008 - M.Sc. degree

Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
M.Sc. thesis: "Topoclimates of upper Parsęta river area based on teledetection data"
Supervisor: Prof. Andrzej Kostrzewski

Awards and Fellowships

2015 - Young Scientist’s Travel Award for European Geosciences Union General Assembly

2013 - Travel Grant) for ISPR Hannover Workshop 2013 High-resolution Earth imaging for geospatial information

2013 - Institut für Kartographie und Geoinformatik, Leibniz Universität Hannover / GIS-Zentrum of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany), training within the framework of LLP_Erasmus exchange programme; Project: Data integration and fusion, data quality

2012, 2011 - Research grant for young scientists and doctoral students by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education

2007/2008 - Scholarship for Outstanding Scientific Performance (Adam Mickiewicz University)

2006/2007 - Socrates - Erasmus student exchange program; Université Rennes 2 – Haute Bretagne, France   

2006/2007 - Scholarship for Outstanding Scientific Performance (AMU)

2005/2006 - Scholarship for Outstanding Scientific Performance (AMU)

2005 - Internship at the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management

Long-term, externally funded research projects

2021-2025 - Towards understanding endogenous ore formation on Mars: new data from ExoMars/TGO and geochemical fingerprinting of meteorites. Funding: National Science Centre Poland, program OPUS 19, grant no. 2020/37/B/ST10/01420. Co-investigator

2018-2020 - Magmatic plumbing systems and tectonic control of hydrothermal activity on Mars revealed by the ExoMars TGO mission, TEAM/2016-3/20. Postdoc

2013-2015 - Mars: another planet to approach geoscience issues, FNP/TEAM2011-7/9. Postdoc

2010-2013 - Influence of thermal characteristics of the earth surface on water circulation and biogeochemical processes in the last glacial area, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, N N306 140538. Principal investigator

Publications

Articles

  • Ciazela, M., Ciazela, J., Pieterek, B. (2021) High Resolution Apparent Thermal Inertia Mapping on Mars, Remote Sens. 2021, 13(18), 3692. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13183692
  • Ciazela, M., Ciazela, J. (2021) Topoclimate Mapping Using Landsat ETM+ Thermal Data: Wolin Island, Poland. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 2712. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13142712
  • Dipietro, I., Séjourné, A., Costard, F., Ciazela, M., Palmero Rodriguez, J., A. (2021) Evidence of mud volcanism due to the rapid compaction of martian tsunami deposits in southeastern Acidalia Planitia, Mars. Icarus 354: 114096. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114096
  • Kubiak, M., Stach, A. (2014), The use of motor-glider in topoclimatic studies, International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 32, 186-198
  • Kubiak, M., Stach, A. (2013), Influence of relief and land cover on the distribution of values of the land surface temperature (LST) in upper Parsęta river area. Quaestiones Geographicae 32(3), 39-51
  • Kubiak, M., Dzieszko, P. (2012), Using Thermal Remote Sensing in Environmental Studies. Transactions in GIS, vol. 16, Issue 5, 715-732
  • Stach, A., Kubiak, M. (2012), Teoretyczne i praktyczne aspekty wykorzystania satelitarnych obrazów termalnych w badaniach środowiska (Theoretical and practical aspects of using satellite thermal images in the environmental studies). Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 63-82
  • Kubiak, M. (2011), Wykorzystanie danych teledetekcyjnych do opracowania lokalnej typologii topoklimatycznej (Use of remote sensing data to develop a local topoclimatic typology), Nicolaus Copernicus University Graphics Institution, 94-103
  • Kubiak, M. (2009), Metodyka charakterystyki cieplnej powierzchni ziemi w oparciu o dane teledetekcyjne (Methodology of the thermal characteristics of land surface on the basis of remote sensing data), UAM Graphics Institution, 15-21

 

Selected Abstracts

  • Ciążela, J., Pieterek, B., Ciążela, M., Paquet, M., He, Q., Wang, Z., Muszyński, A., Pasławski, G., Kuzaj, M., Bąkała, J., Kowaliński, M., Giuranna, M., Zalewska, N., Mrozek, T., Mege, D., Płocieniak, S., Sokołowski, A., Milczarska, P. (2020) Ore prospecting in areas of young volcanism and hydrothermal activity on Mars, III Konferencja Górnictwa Kosmicznego, AGH, online, 26.11.2020.
  • Czechowski, L., Zalewska, N., Zambrowska, A., Ciążela, M., Witek, P., Kotlarz, J. (2020) Mechanism of Origin of Chains of Cones in Cryse PLanitia. EPSC2020-895, Virtual meeting, 21 September – 9 October 2020.
  • Ciazela J., Mège D., Pieterek B., Ciazela, M., Pasławski G., Kuzaj M., Giuranna M.,  Bąkała J., Kowalinski M., Barylak J., Mrozek T., Plocieniak S., Tesson P-A., Muszyński, A., Laban, M. (2020). Złoża metali i procesy hydrotermalne na Marsie w świetle nowych danych o młodej aktywności wulkanicznej. IV Polski Kongres Geologiczny, Poznań, Poland, Postponed from June 16–18, 2020 to June 2021
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., and Ciazela, M. (2020). Stożki pasożytnicze na Marsie: nowe spojrzenie na system magmowy wielkiej prowincji wulkanicznej Tharsis. IV Polski Kongres Geologiczny, Poznań, Poland, June 16–18, 2020 Postponed from June 16–18, 2020 to June 2021
  • Tesson, P., Lagain, A., Mège, D., Ciazela, J., Ciazela, M., and Gurgurewicz, J. (2020). Investigation of distinct late Amazonian eruptive episodes south‐east of Arsia Mons. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, USA, March 16–20, 2020 (poster)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Lagain, A., and Ciazela, M. (2020). Major Tharsis volcanoes control <100‐Ma‐young parasitic cones. 36th International Geological Congress, New Delhi, India, March 2–8, 2020 (awarded with travel grant)
  • Ciazela J., Mege, D., Pieterek, B., Ciazela, M., Paslawski, G., Kuzaj, M., Giuranna, M., Barylak, J., Bakala, J., Kowalinski, M., Mrozek, T., Plocieniak, S., and Tesson, P.‐A. (2019). Imaging and infrared spectroscopy on Mars reveal young volcanism, hydrothermal activity, and ore formation. Progress on spectroscopy and imaging III, Wrocław, Poland, November 19–21, 2019. Abstract Book, p. 9 (oral presentation)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Lagain, A., and Ciazela, M. (2019). Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter images reveal young age and underground structure of Tharsis volcanoes. Progress on spectroscopy and imaging III, Wrocław, Poland, November 19–21, 2019. Abstract Book, p. 9 (oral presentation)
  • Zalewska, N., Ciazela J., Bakala J.,  Kowalinski M., Plocieniak S.,  Ciazela, M., Barylak J., Pieterek B., Gurgurewicz J., Mège D., Szaforz Z.,., Pirajno, F., Giuranna, M., Mrozek, T., Tesson, P.‐A., Paslawski, G., and Jozefowicz, M. (2019). Wykorzystanie zaawansowanej spektrometrii w badaniu geologii i mineralogii (planetarnej). V. Optoelectronic Conference, Jachranka, Serock, Poland, November 13–14, 2019 (oral presentation)
  • Ciazela J., Bakala J., Barylak J., Ciazela, M., Kowalinski M., Plocieniak S., Gurgurewicz J., Mège D., Pieterek B., Szaforz Z., Tesson P., M. Giuranna, and F. Pirajno (2019). Design of far-IR spectrometer to detect metal resources on Mars. The 4th COSPAR Symposium, Herzliya, Israel, November 4–8, 2019 (poster)
  • Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Pieterek, B., Ciazela, M., Lagain, A., and Tesson, P‐A. (2019). Active magmatism in Tharsis on Mars. First Martian Seminar, Cracow, Poland. October 18, 2019. Book of abstracts, p. 4. (poster)
  • Tesson, P.‐A., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Lagain, A., Ciazela, M., and Ciazela, J. (2019). Hydrae Cavus: a tectonic basin in the Valles Marineris region. First Martian Seminar, Cracow, Poland. October 18, 2019 (poster)
  • Ciazela, M., Mège, D., Ciazela, J., Tesson, P.‐T., and Pieterek, B. (2019). Thermal mapping of the martian surface. First Martian Seminar, Cracow, Poland. October 18, 2019 (poster)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Lagain, A., and Ciazela, M. (2019). Late Amazonian parasitic cones of giant Tharsis volcanoes give insight into regional magmatic plumbing system. First Martian Seminar, Cracow, Poland. October 18, 2019 (poster)
  • Ciazela, J., Bąkała, J., Kowaliński, M., Ciazela, M., Barylak, J., Pieterek, B., Gurgurewicz, J., Mege, D., Szaforz, Z., Pirajno, F., Giuranna, M., Mrozek, T., and Tesson, P.‐A. (2019). Far-IR spectrometer for detecting ore metals on Mars, MIRORES. Polish-China consultations on X-ray detectors background modeling and analysis, Wrocław, Poland, September 19–21, 2019 (invited oral presentation)
  • Ciazela, M., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Giuranna, M., Podgórski, P., Pieterek, B., Gurgurewicz, J., and Tesson, P.‐A., and Wolkenberg, P. (2019). First thermal inertia maps from PFS/MEX dataset to track ice distribution on Mars. European Planetary Science Congress, September 15–20, 2019 (poster)
  • Tesson, P.‐A., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Lagain, A., Ciazela, M., and Ciazela, J. (2019). Tectonic mapping of Hydrae Cavus in the Valles Marineris region. 2nd VO and Planetary Mapping Workshop, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, July 1–3, 2019 (oral presentation and poster)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Lagain, A., and Ciazela, M. (2019). Mapping and dating of small volcanic cones to reconstruct Tharsis plumbing system. 2nd VO and Planetary Mapping Workshop, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, July 1-3, 2019 (oral presentation and poster)
  • Ciazela, M., Mège, D., Ciazela, J., Tesson, P.-T., and Pieterek, B. (2019). Thermal mapping of the martin surface. 2nd VO and Planetary Mapping Workshop, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, July 1–3, 2019 (oral presentation and poster)
  • Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Pieterek, B., Ciazela, M., Lagain, A., and Tesson, P-A. (2019). Geomorphological constraints on the current eruptive flux in the Tharsis volcanic province. 2nd VO and Planetary Mapping Workshop, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, July 1–3, 2019. [oral presentation and poster]
  • Mège, D. Ciazela, J., Ciazela, M., Gurgurewicz, J., Tesson, P., Cremonese, G., Doute, S., Giuranna, M., Lagain, A., Massironi, M., Pieterek, B., and Pirajno, F. (2019). The EXOMHYDR project reveals that volcanic activity of Mars is only dormant, not extinct, and that hydrothermal activity should be ongoing. IIIrd Interdisciplinary FNP Conference, Warsaw, Poland, April 11–12, 2019 (poster)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Lagain, A., Tesson, P., Ciazela, M., Gurgurewicz, J., and Muszyński, A. (2019). Link between parasitic cones and giant Tharsis volcanoes: New insights into the Tharsis magmatic plumbing system. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, April 7–12, 2019, Geophysical Research Abstracts 21, EGU2019-12535 (poster)
  • Tesson, P., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Ciazela, J., and Ciazela, M. (2019). Hydrae Cavus: A pull-apart basin that provides new insights into Valles Marineris region tectonic history. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, April 7–12, 2019, Geophysical Research Abstracts 21, EGU2019-11425-1 (poster)
  • Pieterek, B., Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Tesson, P., Ciazela, M., Gurgurewicz, J., Lagain, A., and Muszyński, A. (2019). Parasitic cones in the Tharsis volcanic province on Mars: implications for its recent magmatic plumbing system. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, USA, March 18-22, 2019. Abstract 1369 (poster)
  • Ciazela, J., Mège, D., Ciazela, M., Gurgurewicz, J., Tesson, P., Pieterek, B., and Muszyński, A. (2019). Largest Tharsis volcanoes keep growing and mark >4-Ga-lasting Martian hot spots. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, USA, March 18-22, 2019. Abstract 1364 (poster)
  • Kubiak, M., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Ciążela, J., 2015. Thermal mapping of mountain slopes on Mars by application of a Differential Apparent Thermal Inertia technique, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 12-17.04.2015, abstract 1030
  • Kubiak, M., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Ciążela, J. New method for high-resolution apparent thermal inertia mapping of Mars and application to Valles Marineris”, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, 15-19.12.2014,  abstract 15295
  • Ciążela, J., Dick, H., Koepke, J., Kuhn, T., Muszynski, A., Kubiak., M. Mantle-crust differentiation of chalcophile elements in the oceanic lithosphere, AGU Fall Meeting,  San Francisco, California, USA, 15-19.12.2014,  abstract 17761
  • Kubiak, M., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J,. Ciążela, J., Dębniak, K. High-Resolution Apparent Thermal Inertia Mapping of Valles Marineris (Mars), The eight international conference on Mars, Pasadena, California, USA, 14-18.07.2014,  abstract 1387
  • Kubiak, M., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Ciążela, J., Dębniak, K. Thermal data processing for high-resolution mapping of Valles Marineris, Mars, Mars - connecting planetary scientists in Europe, Warszawa, 3-5.06.2014, 50