Category Archives: Mars

CO2, Pits and Sand Furrows on Mars

Our new open access paper: Experiments On Sublimating Carbon Dioxide Ice And Implications For Contemporary Surface Processes On Mars L. E. Mc Keown, M. C. Bourke & J. N. McElwaine, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 14181 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14132-2 Advertisements

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Congratulations: International Association of Sedimentologists Travel Award.

Congratulations to Earth and Planetary Surface processes group member Lauren Mc Keown who was awarded an International Association of Sedimentologists Travel Award to attend the Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues meeting at the Geological Society in London. She presented a poster … Continue reading

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Check it out! Planetary Geomorphology Maps for Kids

The International Cartographic Association’s commission of Planetary Cartography has produced a great series of planetary maps that are for kids. See their site here.

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Check it out! An amazing perspective of Mars

I recently came across images and videos of martian landforms on Twitter by Sean Doran @TheSeaning that are truly amazing from a geomorphological perspective.

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On being a NASA Ames International Intern

Me and my lab group, simply “blown away” by the wind tunnel at NASA Ames. At the start of June, 2015 I embarked on the greatest experience I have ever been afforded – to intern at NASA Ames Research Center in California … Continue reading

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Ph.D Opportunty: Cryo-aeolian deposits on Mars and Earth

PhD Project title: Cryo-aeolian deposits on Mars and Earth Guidlines for application to the EPSP Group at TCD are outlined here

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Ph.D Opportunity: Mars Dunes

PhD Project title: Aeolian dune field dynamics on Mars Closing date for online applications  26 February 2016 This student will be based at the University of Ulster. S/he will be jointly supervised by Professors at the University of Ulster and … Continue reading

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