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P5. New Eyes and Ears on Mars: Recent Advances in Understanding the Red Planet

Sponsored by GSA Planetary Geology Division

Herbert Frey, Davis Williams
Mon., 29 Oct., 8 a.m.-noon

A growing armada of spacecraft has steadily increased our ability to explore Mars in increasingly detailed ways. This Pardee Keynote symposium will highlight recent discoveries using these new sensors. Included will be current MARSIS and SHARAD  radar sounders' results regarding ice-rich polar layered deposits, first results from CRISM's high-resolution observations of water-related deposits emplaced throughout Mars' history, and new high-resolution images of Mars geology from MRO/HIRISE.

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