areology

study of Mars

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • areology — areologic /air ee euh loj ik/, areological, adj. areologically, adv. areologist, n. /air ee ol euh jee/, n. Astron. the observation and study of the planet Mars. [AREO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • areology — noun The scientific observation and study of the planet Marss geology; geology of Mars. See Also: areography …   Wiktionary

  • areology — [ɛ:rɪ ɒlədʒi] noun the study of the planet Mars. Derivatives areological adjective areologist noun & adjective Origin from Ares, the Greek god of war (equivalent to the Roman god Mars) + ology …   English new terms dictionary

  • areology — ar·e·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • areology —   n. study of planet Mars …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • areology — ˌarēˈäləjē, ji noun ( es) Etymology: areo + logy : the scientific study of the planet Mars …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geology of Mars — Mars   Mars as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope Designations …   Wikipedia

  • Geology — Oceanic crustContinental Crust] Geology (from Greek: γη, gê , earth ; and λόγος, logos , speech lit. to talk about the earth) is the science and study of the solid and liquid matter that constitute the Earth. The field of geology encompasses the… …   Wikipedia

  • Geologic time scale — This clock representation shows some of the major units of geological time and definitive events of Earth history. The Hadean eon represents the time before fossil record of life on Earth; its upper boundary is now regarded as 4.0 Ga.[1] Other… …   Wikipedia

  • Mars Society — Founded August, 1998 Key people Board of Directors: Robert Zubrin (chairman) Scott Horowitz James Heiser Declan O Donnell Officers and Staff: Lucinda Land (Executive Director) Heat …   Wikipedia

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