Mosaic Canyon, Death Valley National Park
Cave in glacial ice, Milford Sound, New Zealand
Group photo in front of the type section of the Bonarelli Anoxic event, Gubbio, Italy, on spring 2014 undergraduate field trip
The Whin Sill igneous intrusion (dolerite, ~295Ma) in northern England with Hadrian's Wall running along the top on the right. Photo by Martin Pratt.
E&PS LROC ( Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter Camera) team members and students looking at a mafic dike with Apollo 17 astronaut and geologist Harrison "Jack" Schmitt during a field trip to the St. Francois Mountains
E&PS LROC (Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter Camera) team members and students looking at a mafic dike with Apollo 17 astronaut and geologist Harrison "Jack" Schmitt during a field trip to the St. Francois Mountains

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

May 27, 2015: Rocks with Toads
Toads,  This is what happens when people don't send the Photo-of-the-Week guy any photos.
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