Special Topics in Planetary Science

Course will emphasize emerging and current topical research in Planetary Science; course will be offered as needed or required.  Sample course topics might include an active spacecraft mission, an emerging research area, or new discoveries.  Course may be co-convened with PTYS 495B. Graduate-level requirements may include an additional project for graduate credit and extra questions on exams, depending on the course/topic taught. Course may be repeated for credit 4x (or up to 12 units). Regular grades assigned (ABC).

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2021 Spring 001 Erik Asphaug TTH 12:30-1:45p.m. Kuiper 301
2021 Spring 002 Renu Malhotra TTH 9:30-10:45a.m. Kuiper 301
2021 Spring 003 Dante Lauretta TTH 2:00-3:15p.m. Kuiper 312
2020 Spring 001 Erik Asphaug TTH 2:00-3:15p.m. Kuiper 309 Syllabus
2020 Fall 003 Jessica Barnes, Lynn Carter MW 11:00a.m.-12:40p.m. Kuiper 312
2019 Spring 001 Alfred McEwen W 1:30-2:30p.m. Kuiper 301 Syllabus
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2019 Spring 002 Erik Asphaug TTH 2:00-3:15p.m. Kuiper 312 Syllabus
2018 Spring 001 Roger Yelle MWF 11:00 - 11:50a.m. Kuiper 312
2018 Fall 001 Vishnu Reddy W 1:00-3:00p.m. Kuiper 312 Syllabus
2018 Fall 002 Walter Harris TTH 2:00-3:15p.m. Kuiper 312 Syllabus
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2018 Fall 003 Jeffrey Andrews-Hanna TTH 12:30-1:45p.m. Kuiper 312 Syllabus
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2017 Spring 001 Dante Lauretta TTH 2:00-3:15pm Kuiper 312 Course Page
2017 Spring 002 Walter Harris WF 12:30-1:45pm Kuiper 312
2017 Fall 001 Christopher Hamilton F 2:00-4:00pm Kuiper 312 Syllabus
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2016 Fall 001 Walter Harris
2016 Fall 002 Palafox Course Page