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In her Planetary Surface Processes Computing Lab, Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences Marisa Palucis and her research team, which includes graduate and undergraduate students and a postdoctoral fellow, peer daily at topographical maps indicating where, 2 billion to 3.5 billion years ago, there might have been water on Mars.

The Planetary Surfaces Computing Lab team

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Student Resources and Important Dates


  • Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Events
  • Jan. 22 “Parent and Family Talks” Webinar: Center for Social Impact
  • Feb. 25 “Parent and Family Talks” Webinar: Health and Wellness
  • Feb. 22 Dartmouth on Location: Future Sea-Level Rise and How to Fix It: Miami Beach, Fla., The Bass Museum of Art