Welcome to the Ehlmann Research Group! We are planetary scientists, geologists, and remote sensing experts dedicated to understanding planetary surfaces and developing new instruments and techniques for mineralogy and chemistry analysis.


Bethany Ehlmann and others published a commentary in Nature Geoscience about the key questions and key measurements for solving the early Mars climate conundrum. 12-7-18

Ellen Leask's new paper in Geophysical Research Letters has received press coverage from Caltech and ScienceNews. 11-21-18

Two Ehlmann group e-posters from the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference are available: Ehlmann et al. and Cutts et al. 04-09-18


Three members of the Ehlmann Research Group presented on the NE Syrtis and Midway sites at the Fourth Landing Site Workshop for the Mars 2020 Rover Mission.

Congratulations to William Rapin on winning an award for the best paper published in 2017 in Spectrochimica Acta B: Atomic Spectroscopy!