The department, together with the Natural History Museum, hosts the IARC planetary science group: One of the leading groups worldwide. If you are interested in one of the projects listed below please feel free to contact the associated staff. You can discover more about the IARC group from their website.

Projects


Determining paleointensities from chemical remanent magnetisations in rocks and meteorites [Info Sheet]

Adrian Muxworthy & David Heslop (ANU, Canberra)


Fluid dynamics of magma reservoirs at mid-ocean ridges [Info Sheet]

Prof. Matthew Jackson and Dr C. Johan Lissenberg (School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University)


Mixing and volatile depletion of the early solar system [Info sheet]

Mark  Rehkämper  


Fluid dynamics of magma reservoirs at mid-ocean ridges [Info sheet‌]

Matt Jackson


Understanding surface processes on Venus: in support ofthe EnVision mission [Info sheet

Philippa MasonRichard GhailGareth Roberts


Extracting Records for Life on Mars [Life on Mars]

 Mark Sephton


Rapid Assessment of Organic-rich Rocks for Astrobiology [Info sheet]

Mark Sephton


A next generation life detector [Info sheet]

Mark Sephton


Hydrocarbon gases and their biological or non-biological sources - recognising the fingerprint of life [Info sheet]

Mark Sephton & Craig P. Smalley


MIXING AND VOLATILE DEPLETION IN THE EARLY SOLAR SYSTEM  [Info Sheet‌]

Mark Rehkamper


MICROSPHERULES IN THE GEOLOGICAL RECORD [Info Sheet]

Matt Genge


Multiscale modeling of compaction of primitive solar system materials [Info Sheet‌]

Gareth Collins, Tom Davison and Phil Bland (Curtin)


Decoding inner solar system bombardment from impact crater populations [Info sheetInfo Sheet‌]

Gareth Collins


Impact Processing of Planetary Crust [‌Info Sheet‌]

Gareth Collins and Mark Wieczorek (IPGP)


UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THERMAL FLUCTUATIONS ON THE FIDELITY OF MAGNETIC RECORDING IN NATURAL SYSTEMS [Info Sheet]

Adrian Muxworthy and Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)