A Planetary Science Undergraduate Teaching Workshop will be held on Sunday, March 16, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Spring Room at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). This year a suite of teaching resources for your undergraduate classroom with be featured including EarthSpace (an online repository for higher education materials in Earth and space science), strategies for using social media to connect and share with your education communities, and techniques for assessment that will support and help share the story of your education efforts. Please contact Sanlyn Buxner with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reaching for New Heights is the new video showcasing NASA’s Strategic Plan to drive advances in science, technology, aeronautics and space exploration to enhance knowledge, education, innovation, economic vitality and stewardship of Earth.
Check out the beautiful images from Mars in the Mars as Art online exhibit.
Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) posters can be viewed online. Poster presenters have until April 1 to upload their e-posters to the website.
The list of official LPSC microbloggers is now available online.
LPI scientists Teemu Ohman and Patrick McGovern are co-authors of a new paper, “Circumferential graben and the structural evolution of Alba Mons, Mars,” published in the journal Icarus.
The archived presentations from the Habitability of Icy Worlds workshop are now available on the meeting webpage.
A list of highlighted events at this year’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) can be found online.
The LPI library has added some new United States Geological Survey (USGS) maps to the collection. Among the new additions are the following:
- Geologic Map of the Prescott National Forest and the Headwaters of the Verde, Yavapai and Coconino Counties, Arizona (USGS SIM 2996)
- Geologic Map of the Long Valley Quadrangle, Coconino County, Arizona (USGS GQ-1735)
- Shaded Relief Map of the Lunae Palus Quadrangle of Mars (USGS I-925)
These and other new maps are on display in the library.