Granite pegamatite in gabbro, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario
Dawes Glacier, Alaska
Searching for obsidian near Mono Lake
Mosaic Canyon, Death Valley National Park
"Upside down" Moon, from Cook Island, New Zealand

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

Aug
06
Seismic Tomography of the Antarctic Continent
T.B.D. @ 1:00 pm
Aug
07
Hydrated minerals near Martian landing sites as observed by CRISM and OMEGA
Rudolph Hall, Room 204 @ 11:00 am
Aug
10
Seismic structure near the Mariana trench and deep earthquake triggering in the Tonga flat slab
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 10:00 am
Sep
06
Evaporation of moderately volatile elements from silicate melts: experiments and theory
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Sep
20
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm

Photo of the Week

July 11, 2018: The Napali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii
Photo credit: Randy Korotev
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