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March 16, 2022

Welcome! We’re offering a workshop in planetary geologic mapping, planned for Flagstaff, AZ, June 23- July 1.

This expenses-paid workshop, sponsored by NASA’s Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences Program, will be based in Flagstaff, AZ, with its rich tradition in planetary geology. Flagstaff is home to the USGS Astrogeology Science Center, which coordinates the publication of NASA-funded planetary geologic maps, and Lowell Observatory, with its tradition in planetary discovery. The workshop will be run out of the Northern Arizona University Astronomy and Planetary Science Department.  Activities will include: pre-workshop exercises, in-classroom mapping, field excursions, synthesis and map presentation. More information (including how to apply) is available at

We welcome diversity, including individuals with different physical, mental, or sensory abilities. Please see the FAQs page for more information.

This workshop targets 1) geology majors who will be juniors or seniors by Summer 2022 and are interested in understanding geology beyond Earth as part of their undergraduate or post-undergraduate career, 2) graduate students interested in developing expertise in planetary geologic mapping, and 3) early-career faculty and non-traditional students interested in expanding their skill sets to include planetary geologic mapping. Members of groups historically underrepresented in planetary science are encouraged to apply.