The mid-latitudes of Mars are littered with numerous debris-covered glaciers, deposited some several hundred million years ago and composed of pure water ice under a surface debris layer. As a record of Martian climate history and a potential resource for future manned missions to Mars, they are of high interest to UTIG graduate students […]
If not for a flunked semester of pre-medicine that landed him on academic suspension, UTIG postdoctoral fellow Lucas Beem might be checking tonsils instead of glacial records.
Postdoctoral Fellow Timothy Bartholomaus’ research is gaining notoriety with the scientific community.
helping understand how glaciers and ice sheets melt into the ocean
To most people, 50 years might seem like a long time to look back. That isn’t the case for many residents of our 49th state, Alaska — especially not on this day. It was on this day in 1964, at 5:36 p.m. Alaskan Standard Time, that a fault rupture triggered the most powerful earthquake in […]