Tag Archives: Geomorphology

Field notes from Mars’s latest roving explorer

The Perseverance rover’s early scientific results detail dust lifting and ancient flood deposits at Jezero Crater. Continue reading

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Linking Glaciers on Earth to the Climate on Mars

Geophysicist Jack Holt explains how Earth’s debris-covered glaciers can teach us about the climate history of Mars. Continue reading

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Plants slow river migration

Rivers in unvegetated landscapes migrate an order of magnitude faster than their vegetated counterparts. Continue reading

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How to build megaripples out of sand

Sorting of grains by steady winds produces rare formations larger than ripples but smaller than dunes. Continue reading

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