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Science Jamboree event photos

08.04.2016
The 2016 Science Jamboree was a great success! A collection of 50 photos from the event are available now.
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Overview

The Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory carries out research on the structure, dynamics, and evolution of the solid Earth, moon, and planets using in-situ and remote-sensing data. Relevant data types include imagery, geodetic information derived from spacecraft tracking and space geodetic networks, gravity, topography, and magnetic field information.

Laboratory research is built around mission support, measurements, and modeling. It works toward improved understanding of the dynamics of the solar system, how and why Earth is similar to -- and different from -- other planetary bodies, and the current and likely future state of the Earth, especially regarding hazards to humans.

Processes currently being studied at the Laboratory include impact cratering, volcanism, seismicity, mass redistribution (including ice mass change), sea level change, rotational variations, spin-orbit coupling, and core dynamo generation of magnetic fields.

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