Adeene Denton is currently a PhD student in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Brown University. She also holds degrees in Earth Science and History from Rice University. Her primary research in interest is in Mars geomorphology and its connections to the planet's early climate history. Her website is here.
A lack of new missions keeps scientists guessing on what shaped the planet’s surface.
One of the ways we understand Mars' early climatic and geologic history is through preserved fluvial features.