Lunar and Planetary Institute

David A. Kring

Indiana University, B.S. with Honors, Geology, 1984
Harvard University, Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, 1989

Classes Taught

Undergraduate student courses

NATS 101 Planet Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World
PtyS 195 Bombarding Earth: Sources and Hazards of Impacting Asteroids and Comets
PtyS 209 Exploration and Discovery in Planetary Sciences
GeoS/PtyS 411 Geology of the Solar System

Graduate student courses

Geos/PtyS 511 Geology of the Solar System
PtyS 594A Planetary Geology Field Studies
PtyS 599 Planetary Volcanism
Astro 599/PtyS 699 Origins of Stars and Planetary Systems

Independent study courses

For undergraduate and graduate students:  PtyS 199, 299, 299H, 498, 599, 900, 910, 920, and 930.

Field Training and Research Programs

Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program
Exploration Science Summer Intern Program
Field Training and Research Program at Meteor Crater
Short Course and Field School at the Sudbury Impact Structure
Field Training and Research Program at the Zuni-Bandera Volcanic Field

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Last updated
July 11, 2016