Track of a boulder that tumbled down a martian slope.
Hiking Lembert Dome, Yosemite National Park
The Alps from the air
Studying a horst's edge, Furlo, Italy, on spring undergraduate field trip, 2014
A garbenschiefer amphibolite, about 5" across

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Whether you're interested in studying the world beneath your feet, or worlds farther away, the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences provides the tools for understanding the processes that shape our planet and other solar system bodies. Understanding the Earth system is also the key to addressing many environmental challenges, including climate change, water quality, and sources of energy. More...

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Photo of the Week

July 22, 2015: Ice mountains on Pluto
Full story here.  Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
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