Space Week Success 2013

We had a fun-filled educational Space Week 2013 here at Geography, TCD. We don’t want to let it go so here is a reminder…

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Image 1: The Abalos Undae dune field,

the dunes appear blue because of their basaltic composition.

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Image 2: Our very own astronaut ,  Aoife Kavanagh

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Image 3: Sand dunes rich in the mineral olivine, this type of dune is very rare on Earth.

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Image 4: Eroded channels filled with bright ice,

this melts away during the summer leaving empty channels.

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Image 5: Comet making workshop

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Image 6: A crater containing an opening to an underground

cavern on the dusty slopes of the Pavonis Mons volcano

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Image 7: Workshop with Gavin Kenny, Geology, TCD

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Image 8: Crater with intersecting polygons. These features give scientists clues about

current and past ice distributions and climate conditions.

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