A specimen of the mineral crocoite, from the collection of Scott Rudolph. Crocoite is lead chromate, PbCrO4.
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Mars HiRISE: Central deposits in Pasteur Crater
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Undergraduate field trip to highlands of Scotland over 2013 spring break.

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

December 6, 2017: At Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Photo credit: Randy Korotev
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