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  • Statement from Faculty

    The EARS faculty issued a consensus statement recommitting to concrete steps in our plan to enhance Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity in our department and geociences in general.

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  • Earth Science Professor Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

    Mukul Sharma, a professor of earth sciences, has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In winning the Guggenheim award, he joins 175 American and Canadian scientists, scholars in the social sciences and humanities, and writers and artists selected from almost 3,000 applicants.

  • Spring 2020 Online Course Offerings - Earth Sciences

    Welcome to the Spring 2020 online course guide!This webpage is your quick-start guide to Dartmouth Earth Sciences courses that will be offered online during the Spring 2020 academic term. Click this page to see more details. Ears1, Ears3, Ears10, Ears16, Ears33, Ears64, Ears70 and Ears70.  

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  • Nine weeks. Three vans. Seventeen hotels.3,000 miles across six states.

    The Stretch—Dartmouth’s storied earth sciences off-campus program—takes 22 undergraduates, six faculty members from the Department of Earth Sciences, and six graduate student teaching assistants into the field on a geological tour of the American West, from the glaciers of the Canadian Rockies to the floor of the Grand Canyon.

  • Neukom Institute Opportunities 2019-2020

    The Neukom Fellows program is an interdisciplinary postdoctoral program at Dartmouth that may provide another means of working with or being mentored by faculty in our department. Please see the position announcement at 

  • Welcome New Faculty, Brenhin Keller.

    Starting this term, Brenhin Keller joins us as an Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences. Brenhin comes to Dartmouth by way of UC Berkeley and the Berkeley Geochronology Center, where he worked for two years as a postdoctoral fellow after completing his PhD at Princeton in 2016. His research applies a wide range of integrated computational, field, and geochronological approaches to better understand the history of the solid Earth, particularly including the formation of the continental crust and its coevolution with the biosphere and the surface Earth system.

Recent Publications

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  • Do deltas along the crustal dichotomy boundary of Mars in the Gale crater region record a northern ocean?

    Frances Rivera-Hernandez, Marisa C. Palucis

    Geophysical Research Letters, 2019; doi: 10.1029/2019GL083046

  • Quantifying snow drift on Arctic structures: A case study at Summit, Greenland, using UAV-based structure-from-motion photogramm

    Robert L. Hawley, Joanna D.Millstein

    Cold Regions Science and Technology, 157; 2019

  • Rethinking Craig and Gordon's approach to modeling isotopic compositions of marine boundary layer vapor

    Xiahong Feng, Eric S. Posmentier, Leslie J. Sonder, Naixin Fan

    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(6); 2019;


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