GEO 892P

Seminar in Planetary Geology
Instructor: Chris Condit/Laurie Brown

Spring 2021


This is a 1 credit seminar, and involves discussing a single journal paper each week. Majors in any science field are welcome, and no prior knowledge of planetary geology is

required. Meeting time is Wednesday at 2:45 virtually via Zoom at https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/2640834595

 

 

Paper # 1 for February 10th Laurie Brown - Additional Paper
Paper # 2 for February 17th - Chris Condit
Paper # 3 for March 3rd
- Don Sluter
Paper # 4 for March 10th - Caitlin Moeller - Three papers from Chris: #1, #2, #3.
Paper # 5 for March 17th - Dan Tjapkes Online version (includes videos)
Paper # 6 for March 24th - Kaitlyn Suarez Paper #2
Paper # 7 for March 31st - Matt Collins
No Paper for April 7th
Paper # 8 for April 21st -
Alina Valop
Paper # 9 for April 28th - TBA


#1. Mars-IceAgeinPolarDeposits2018-Smith-Science2016
#2. Mars-PolyphaseMid-LatitudeGlaciation-Hepburn_et_al-2020-JGR__Planets
#3. Mars_LateAmazonianGlaciation2008

General Reference Papers:

The Geologic History of Mars  19 Pages
Overview of Lunar Geoscience  85 Pages
Taylor - Lunar Magma Ocean 7 Pages
Taylor - Moon Revisited 6 Pages
The Mons Rumker volcanic complex: A candidate for the Chang E-5 mission
Link to Caleb's Comments on the Mons Rumke paper