Dr. LeCompte received his Ph.D. in Astrophysical, Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Colorado in 1984 and did post-doctoral research at Harvard College Observatory.

As a systems scientist for Aerodyne Research, Inc., he managed and did research and development work for Department of Defense sponsored programs related to a variety of electro-optical, remote sensing technologies.

Reassessment of the Microbial Role in Mn-Fe Nodule Genesis
in Andean Paleosols