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


Dr. Nancy Thomas has successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis!

The Ehlmann Research Group is well-represented at the 2019 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference with 8 oral and 6 poster presentations.

A new paper by Jennifer Buz on the photometric properties of potential Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z calibration targets has been published in Optical Engineering.