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Introduction to surficial geology of terrestrial-type planets


dal 29/03/2017 alle 16:20 al 31/03/2017 alle 10:30

Dove Via Zamboni 67, BiGeA-AULA GIS

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Partecipanti Prof. A. P. Rossi, Jacobs University Bremen

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Lectures will cover basics of Planetary Geology of the Terrestrial planets, with particular emphasis on Mars and its similarities/differences with Earth in terms of dominating processes, evolution and resulting landforms, deposits and structures.

  • 29 March 2017 (16.00-18.00): Introduction to the geology of Terrestrial planets
  • 30 March 2017 (08.30-10.30): Endogenic and surface processes and their evolution on Earth and Mars
  • 31 March 2017 (08.30-10.30): Basic planetary cartography and data handling (for geology)

Angelo Pio Rossi is professor of Earth and Planetary Science at the Department of Physics and Earth Sciences of Jacobs University Bremen (DE). He graduated in Geological Sciences in 2000 and obtained his PhD from Università d’Annunzio Chieti-Pescara in 2004. After working as research fellow at ESA/ESTEC (NL) and discipline scientist at ISSI (CH) he joined Jacobs University. More info on


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