Mars HiRISE: Dune composition
Rafting the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument, spring 2011 field trip to the Great Basin.
Landslide on Saturn's moon Iapetus
In the Grapevine Hills, on a Department field trip to the Big Bend National Park organized by Prof. Dymek for his "Geology of National Parks" course (EPSc118a).
Prof. Dymek sawing a rock in the rock saw lab.

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...

Upcoming Events

Anorthosites & secular evolution of mass transfer across the Moho - implications for evolution of the continental crust
Rudolph Hall, Rm 203 @ 4:15 pm
International exploration of the deep ocean: From ultra-slow-spreading oceanic crust to ultra-deep trenches
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Lunar Magnetism
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Lance Benner
Rudolph Hall Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 12:00 pm

Photo of the Week

September 26, 2018: A meteorite, asw found in Antarctica
Photo credit: Randy Korotev
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