Advanced Planetary Geology: Ice Worlds
EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES 576
Discussion of icy bodies and terrains in the solar system. Water and other ices as geologic materials, including remote sensing of ices, impacts into ice, cryovolcanism, and ice tectonics. Focus on major satellites of Jupiter and Saturn (Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, and Titan), midsized icy satellites, and the martian polar caps. Prerequisite: EPSc 473 or permission of instructor.