Sub-ice lake scenario for Chaotic Terrains on Mars
Roda, M.; Govers, R.; Zegers, T.E.;
A 2D time-dependent thermo-mechanical model, including ice–water phase change and sedimentation process, is developed to study the effects of planetary heat loss and sedimentation rate on the time scale for melting and on the mechanical and hydrological stability of sub... View more
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Figure 2: Mises-stress map at two different time steps: 120 and 250 Myr. Black arrows represent the displacement field vectors and the pink contour is the 273 K isotherm. Simulation: 25 mW/m2 and 0.001 mm/yr.
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