Active geologic processes in the solar system: Mars, Io and Icy Satellites


Details

Date
Wednesday, September 19 2012 - 12:00 pm, PDT
Speaker
Cynthia Phillips
Affiliation
SETI Institute
Description

In this talk, Dr. Phillips will address several outstanding questions regarding the dynamics of geological processes in solar system bodies. She will address several key areas she has studied on Io, Europa and Mars including dark slope streaks on Mars, impact cratering and change detection on icy satellites, and ongoing volcanic activity on Io. She will also give a brief update on the status of the Mars Curiosity rover.

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