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Watkins’ research featured as Planetary Geomorphology Photo of the Month

Posted on Mar 11, 2015 in News

Long-runout landslide in Ius Chasma, Valles Marineris, with characteristic zoned morphology. Image credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

Long-runout landslide in Ius Chasma, Valles Marineris, with characteristic zoned morphology. Image credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

EPSS graduate student Jessica Watkins explains her research about massive landslides on Mars in a new post featured on the Planetary Geomorphology Photo of the Month blog run by Dr. Mary Bourke.  Watkins uses satellite imagery of Mars to identify and study signs of long-runout landslides, large scale movement of material over distances greather than 50 kilometers.  To learn more about her work, read the full post.