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    We study the history, interior, and exterior of Earth and other planets.

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    We are fascinated with the natural processes that shape our world and cultivate the skills it takes to study them.

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  • Engagement

    Engagement

    We maintain a variety of outreach and service activities in the local area.

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    Diversity

    We have numerous efforts to promote diversity in the department.

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Research Spotlight

Mark Hammond is a Lindemann Trust Research Fellow who studies the atmospheric circulation of exoplanets, which are planets that orbit stars other than the Sun.

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Student / Alumni Spotlight

Nigel Brauser is a graduate student who studies the materials of the Earth’s core using diamond anvil cell experiments coupled with computer models.

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Faculty Spotlight

Susan Kidwell leads a regular field geology trip for undergraduates to the Bahamas.

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