Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Geomorphologist Taylor Perron is the Cecil and Ida Green Assistant Professor of Geology. Taylor loves figuring out how landscapes tick. His group is particularly interested in how patterns emerge in landscapes ranging from river networks to ripples in sand at the shoreline. They study how climate – and especially rainfall and sunlight – influence landscape, and even the landscapes that occur on other planets and moons and how they differ from what is seen on Earth. MORE

In the News:

Glenn Flierl Receives AMS Stommel Award: Professor of Oceanography, Glenn Flierl, has been awarded the Henry Stommel Research Award of the American Meteorological Society  "For fundamental insights into the dynamics of vortices and geostrophic turbulence and their impact on marine ecosystems." . Read More

Solving the mystery of the “man in the moon”: The Zuber group finds that a volcanic plume, not an asteroid, likely created the moon’s largest basin. Read More

Important Dates and Events:

DLS - The Physics of Ion Electrospray Propulsion for Scalable Spacecraft Applications, Paulo Lozano, MIT Aero-Astro | Oct 1 | 3:45 - 5:00 pm | 54-915 more

Planets & Life Series - Reflections on the Biosphere as a System, Tyler Volk (NYU) | Oct 6 | 4:30 - 6:00 pm | 2-105 more

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