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EEPS Seminar: Valérie Payré, GeoRessources laboratory, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France Title: Trace Element Distributions in Gale Crater, Mars: Understanding the Early Martian Crust and its AlterationProcesses Abstract: Trace elements provide essential information about ancient geological processes such as magmatism, hydrothermalism and/or aqueous alteration. In order to investigate martian petrogenetic processes, the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) and Chemistry Camera (ChemCam) instruments onboard the Curiosity rover in Gale crater, located on the border of the North-South dichotomy, have analyzed a…Find out more »
For outside visitors, the best way to get to our department is to come in on Rice Blvd and turn into entrance 20 (intersection of Rice and Kent St.). At the stop sign, you will see a visitor parking lot. From there, walk east to the department. The google map below shows exactly where our building is.