HiRISE views of Martian Strata and Slope Streaks


Details

Date
Wednesday, February 06 2008 - 12:00 pm, PST
Speaker
Ross Beyer
Affiliation
SETI Institute
Description

Ross will give a brief overview of the HiRISE instrument and then discuss how its high-resolution color imaging is contributing to an improved understanding of the geologic history of Mars as exposed in its layered outcrops. Ross will also discuss recent work regarding the enigmatic streaks observed on many slopes on Mars, and possible hypotheses regarding how these streaks change from dark to bright, and then fade away. 

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