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Water on Mars

Author: M H Carr
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using imagery and research gleaned from the Viking space mission, this study traces the search for water on the planet Mars. It explores the morphology of the planet's surface, and the chemistry and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carr, M.H. (Michael H.).
Water on Mars.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)624441813
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M H Carr
ISBN: 0195099389 9780195099386
OCLC Number: 32821130
Description: vii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Present Water Cycle and Stability Relations --
3. Outflow Channels --
4. Valley Networks --
5. Ground Ice --
6. Climate change --
7. Accretion and Evolution of Water --
8. Implications for Life --
9. Future Mars Exploration --
10. Summary and Conclusions.
Responsibility: Michael H. Carr.
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The book is beautifully illustrated, well written, thoroughly referenced and is an ideal introduction to the fluvial evolution of the surface of our neighbouring planet. New Scientist

 
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