Follow us

Upcoming Airdates

Mars Rover

OPB | Feb. 15, 2007 12:30 p.m.

Planetary geologists comb Oregon for geological information that might be shared by Mars. By looking at the microscopic records found in rocks, scientists can learn the story of how it was formed. Evidence that a martian volcano may have erupted underwater on mars has scientists seeing similarities between Oregon and Mars. See how Oregon’s unique geology is playing a huge role in gaining a better understanding of land formations on Mars.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Newman


blog comments powered by Disqus
Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor

Oregon Field Guide Extras

Our videographers and producers often capture great scenes that don't make it on the air or are worth seeing in their own web shorts. Here's a chance to explore their favorite bonus videos.

Watch our web extras »

Thanks to our Sponsors
become a sponsor

Funding provided by

Major Support Provided By:

  • Dorothy D. Gage and Dan Stanton
  • Fred and Clara Dolen Charitable Foundation

Additional Support Provided By:

  • Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
  • Christine and David Vernier
  • Coit Family Foundation
  • Beth Torry Miller Trust
  • Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy
  • The Roundhouse Foundation
  • Bonnie and Peter Reagan