Mars HiRISE: Dune composition
Mars HiRISE: Layering at Ganges Chasma
Mars HiRISE: Fading Rover Tracks Near Victoria Crater
Mars HiRISE: Falling material kicks up cloud of dust on dunes

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 shaped our planet and other solar system bodies. Understanding the Earth system is also the key to addressing many environmental challenges, including climate change, water supply, and energy. Thus, as an earth scientist, you would be uniquely poised to help solve some of society’s most pressing problems. More...