2.5 mile Historic Tour trail of Mammoth Cave National Park. The 3D model was created from a point cloud of over 18 million points collected by terrestrial LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging). Image courtesy of Aaron Addison.
Geologic map of the Waterpocket Fold, Capitol Reef National Park
Working to clear the road of a nuisance lava flow, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.
Petroglyphs, McKee Springs, Dinosaur National Monument. Spring 2011 field trip.
Permian Reef Geology Trail,On a Department field trip to Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX.

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 4, 2016: Exploding volcanic vent on Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Photo cedit: Mark Robinson
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