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Discusses the fundamental facts concerning this mysterious planet, including its mass, size, and atmosphere, as well as the various missions that helped planetary scientists document the geological history of Mars. This volume also describes Mars' seasons with their surface effects on the planet and how they have changed over time.instrument arm, taking remote observations using the rover cameras. ... Many of his programs concern the three-dimensional terrain models generated from images taken by the rovera#39;s Pancam instrument, the ... One specific project he has taken on is mapping the a€œblueberrya€ concretions to measure their spatial distribution as well as how their distribution in the ... In short, Watters does with remote data exactly what a terrestrial geologist would do in the field with boots and a notebook.

Author:Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Trevor Day
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2006


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