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The Martian Surface: Composition, Mineralogy, and Physical Properties


Phenomenal new observations from Earth-based telescopes and Mars-based orbiters, landers, and rovers have dramatically advanced our understanding of the past environments on Mars. These include the first global-scale infrared and reflectance spectroscopic maps of the surface, leading to the discovery of key minerals indicative of specific past climate conditions; the discovery of large reservoirs of subsurface water ice; and the detailed in situ roving investigations of three new landing sites. This an important, new ...

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The Martian Surface: Composition, Mineralogy and Physical Properties
2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521866989


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