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Dunes in the Outback Red Center

Posted by Jani Radebaugh on 2009/07/29 12:12 CDT

Jani talks about the importance of understanding analogs we can easily visit on Earth to processes happening across the solar system.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 7
The Painted Desert and Petrified Forest

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/22 05:20 CDT

Friday was the last day of the field trip, and we spent it at the Petrified Forest National Park.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 6
Grand Falls and Sand Dunes

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/20 04:35 CDT

Today we visited Grand Falls and the nearby dune field. Grand Falls is especially interesting because it combines many of the processes that are active in shaping planetary surfaces.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 5
Meteor Crater, Walnut Canyon, and Red Mountain

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/19 05:45 CDT

Today was a long and awesome day. We started out at Meteor Crater, the youngest and best preserved impact crater on Earth!

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 4
The Grand Canyon

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/18 05:30 CDT

Today we visited the Grand Canyon. If you haven’t been there before, there is no way to convey what it is like.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 3
SP Flow and Sunset Crater

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/16 05:10 CDT

Today was all about volcanoes.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 2
Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/16 04:45 CDT

Today we made our way from Phoenix north to Flagstaff, and on the way stopped to check out some interesting geology in Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon.

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Planetary Surface Processes Field Trip: Day 1
Greetings from Phoenix!

Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2009/03/14 04:30 CDT

After a hectic week of tying up loose ends and running around like a chicken with its head cut off, I now have my proster done for the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, and am in Phoenix for the Planetary Surface Processes field trip, led by my adviser Jim Bell.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: return to civilization

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/29 02:25 CST

The team returns to civilization, having completed their Antarctic mission.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: snow ends the season

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/26 02:25 CST

The team wraps up their collection activites.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: tantalizingly close to the 500-meteorite mark

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/18 02:15 CST

The season total is at 489, tantalizingly close to the 500 meteorite barrier.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: bad days make for more blog fodder

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/13 02:10 CST

Writer's block strikes the expedition, as the group continues to collect meteorites.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: 237 meteorites await the long drive to Houston

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/09 02:10 CST

Fifty-five meteorites are collected by the team in a single day.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: not for the impatient

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/04 01:55 CST

The team makes progress while facing extreme weather conditions.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: put-in at last; week of productive searches

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/29 01:50 CST

A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: more waiting; runway's ready; ralph goes home

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/22 01:50 CST

As the team waits, the runway is finished, and Ralph makes an exit.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: waiting

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/17 01:40 CST

The team is delayed for a week in McMurdo.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: preparations

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/10 01:35 CST

The team arrives in Antarctica to prepare for the expedition.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: in Christchurch, New Zealand

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/02 01:30 CST

The rest of ANSMET's team are in Christchurch after a long, long session of travel.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: introduction

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/11/25 01:10 CST

ANSMET will post blog entires on their research during their 33rd field season.

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