The Compass: Earth Science Journal of Sigma Gamma Epsilon is the peer-reviewed, official publication of the Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an Earth Science honorary founded on March 30, 1915, at The University of Kansas. The Society was established to recognize scholarship and professionalism in the Earth Sciences with the objectives of scholastic, scientific, and professional advancement of its members and the extension of relations of friendship and assistance among colleges and universities which are devoted to the advancement of the Earth Sciences.

Current Issue: Volume 86, Issue 2 (2014)

Hubble image of Mars taken in 2001. Credit: NASA Originally printed in Goddard View, Vol. 4 Issue 20 December 2, 2008.



Evidence of Large Scale Tectonic Processes on the Tharsis Rise, Mars
Genevieve Kidman, John S. MacLean, and David Maxwell

photo of mars


Larry E. Davis
Aaron W. Johnson
James C. Walters