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blog by Brian Shiro, June 2013
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blog by rburnham, August 2012
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blog by rburnham, March 2012
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by Brian Handwerk, National Geographic News, September 2007
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(in Spanish), September 2007
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by Nicholos Wethington, UniverseToday, September 2007
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NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP).
Qualifying topics are Ceres (start date before 4/2018) and water on Mars (start date before 7/2019).
Undergraduate students interested in research internships can apply through
Please attach your resume when contacting me by email.
Possible undergraduate projects:
- Image analysis or field experiments to study gullies, frost, and water on Mars
- High-altitude environments in Hawaii (Maunakea, Maunaloa, permafrost, climate history, caves, ...)
- High-performance computing and data science
- and others
Bibliography for the summit region of Mauna Kea
Bibliography for Caves on the Hawaiian Islands