Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario
Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario
Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario
Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario
Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario

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

Meade Glacier, Alaska
Meade Glacier, Alaska, flows from the Juneau Icefield. This view features numerous medial moraines and two tributary glaciers, now hanging, which were connected as recently as the late 1980s.  The Meade glacier is apparently retreating at its terminus as well as losing elevation ( decreasing thickness). Read more here.  Photo by Brad Jolliff, May 28, 2015.
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