Photos of the Week
February 16, 2011 - View from a blue ice field looking towards the Davis Nunataks. This is the first of what will be several photos Dr. Ryan Zeigler took while searching for meteorites in Antarctica as part of the ANSMET program.
January 26, 2011- Hoodoos in Cappadocia, Turkey, formed from soft layers of tuff (consolidated volcanic ash) capped by harder basalt and andesite. Photo by Ernst Zinner
Photo by Ernst Zinner.
January 19, 2011 - This image of Saturn’s moon Iapetus was captured 5 years ago by NASA’s Cassini mission.
The satellite has a prominent ridge that runs along its equator. Prof. McKinnon and former E&PS student Andrew Dombard have finally figured out why.View this image on NASA's websiteVisit NASA’s Cassini mission website.Read more from the Washington University Record(From NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute image PIA06166) Full page
January 12, 2011- Along the Appalachian Trail in Roan Mountain State Park (TN) on the Tennessee-N. Carolina border.
The photo was taken near Jane Bald and Round Bald. The exposed rock is nice, and it might be the Cranberry Gneiss. Photo by Randy Korotev. Full page
January 5, 2011- Aftermath of the New Year’s Eve EF–3 tornado near the intersection of Court Dr. and S. Lindbergh Blvd. in Sunset Hills.
This area of widest and greatest damage occurred just after the tornado encountered a valley head, then deviated sharply north of its 7–mile long, northeast track. Photo by Bob Criss. Full page