Sedimentary processes of the Bagnold Dunes: Implications for the eolian rock record of Mars

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Ewing, R. C.; Lapotre, M. G. A.; Lewis, K. W.; Day, M.; Stein, N.; Rubin, D. M.; Sullivan, R.; Banham, S.; Lamb, M. P.; Bridges, N. T.; Gupta, S.; Fischer, W. W.;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union
  • Journal: volume 122,issue 12,pages2,544-2,573issn: 2169-9097, eissn: 2169-9100
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  • Subject: sand dunes | Erosion and Weathering | Research Article | Hydrology | Gale crater | Mars | Planetary Sciences: Solid Surface Planets | Geomorphology and Weathering | Planetary Sciences: Solar System Objects | aeolian | ripples | Bagnold Dune Field | Sediment Transport | bed forms | Investigations of the Bagnold Dune Field, Gale crater | Global Change | Research Articles | Oceanography: Physical | Geomorphology: General

Abstract The Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity visited two active wind‐blown sand dunes within Gale crater, Mars, which provided the first ground‐based opportunity to compare Martian and terrestrial eolian dune sedimentary processes and study a modern analog for t... View more
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