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The Geology of Mars
Cambridge University Press
978-0-521-83292-2 - The Geology of Mars: Evidence from Earth-Based Analogs - by M. G. Chapman
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Contents




Preface: The rationale for planetary analog studiespage vii
List of contributorsxi
  1The geology of Mars: new insights and outstanding questions1
JAMES W. HEAD
  2Impact structures on Earth and Mars47
NADINE G. BARLOW, VIRGIL SHARPTON AND RUSLAN O. KUZMIN
  3Terrestrial analogs to the calderas of the Tharsis volcanoes on Mars71
PETER J. MOUGINIS-MARK, ANDREW J. L. HARRIS AND SCOTT K. ROWLAND
  4Volcanic features of New Mexico analogous to volcanic features on Mars95
LARRY S. CRUMPLER, JAYNE C. AUBELE AND JAMES R. ZIMBELMAN
  5Comparison of flood lavas on Earth and Mars126
LASZLO KESZTHELYI AND ALFRED MCEWEN
  6Rootless volcanic cones in Iceland and on Mars151
SARAH A. FAGENTS AND THORVALDUR THORDARSON
  7Mars interior layered deposits and terrestrial sub-ice volcanoes compared: observations and interpretations of similar geomorphic characteristics178
MARY G. CHAPMAN AND JOHN L. SMELLIE
  8Lava–sediment interactions on Mars: evidence and consequences211
TRACY K. P. GREGG
  9Eolian dunes and deposits in the western United States as analogs to wind-related features on Mars232
JAMES R. ZIMBELMAN AND STEVEN H. WILLIAMS
10Debris flows in Greenland and on Mars265
FRANÇOIS COSTARD, FRANÇOIS FORGET, VINCENT JOMELLI, NICOLAS MANGOLD AND JEAN-PIERRE PEULVAST
11Siberian rivers and Martian outflow channels: an analogy279
FRANÇOIS COSTARD, E. GAUTIER AND D. BRUNSTEIN
12Formation of valleys and cataclysmic flood channels on Earth and Mars297
GORO KOMATSU AND VICTOR R. BAKER
13Playa environments on Earth: possible analogs for Mars322
GORO KOMATSU, GIAN GABRIELE ORI, LUCIA MARINANGELI AND JEFFREY E. MOERSCH
14Signatures of habitats and life in Earth's high-altitude lakes: clues to Noachian aqueous environments on Mars349
NATHALIE A. CABROL, CHRIS P. MCKAY, EDMOND A. GRIN, KEVE T. KISS, ERA ÁCS, BALINT TÓTH, ISTRAN GRIGORSZKY, K. SZABÒ, DAVID A. FIKE, ANDREW N. HOCK, CECILIA DEMERGASSO, LORENA ESCUDERO, P. GALLEGUILLOS, GUILLERMO CHONG, BRIAN H. GRIGSBY, JEBNER ZAMBRANA ROMÁN AND CRISTIAN TAMBLEY
15The Canyonlands model for planetary grabens: revised physical basis and implications371
RICHARD A. SCHULTZ, JASON M. MOORE, ERIC B. GROSFILS, KENNETH L. TANAKA AND DANIEL MÈGE
16Geochemical analogs and Martian meteorites400
HORTON E. NEWSOM
17Integrated analog mission design for planetary exploration with humans and robots424
KELLY SNOOK, BRIAN GLASS, GEOFFREY BRIGGS AND JENNIFER JASPER
Index457
Color plates are located between pages 210 and 211

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