|Appears in Collections:||Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Pyroclastic activity at home plate in Gusev Crater, Mars|
|Authors:||Squyres, Steven W|
Clark, Benton C
Cohen, Barbara A
Crumpler, Larry S
de, Souza Jr Paulo A
Farrand, William H
Grant, John A
Grotzinger, John P
Haldemann, Albert F C
Johnson, Jeffrey R
Lewis, Kevin W
|Citation:||Squyres SW, Aharonson O, Clark BC, Cohen BA, Crumpler LS, de Souza Jr PA, Farrand WH, Gellert R, Grant JA, Grotzinger JP, Haldemann AFC, Johnson JR, Klingelhoefer G, Lewis KW & Schröder C (2007) Pyroclastic activity at home plate in Gusev Crater, Mars, Science, 316 (5825), pp. 738-742.|
|Abstract:||Home Plate is a layered plateau in Gusev crater on Mars. It is composed of clastic rocks of moderately altered alkali basalt composition, enriched in some highly volatile elements. A coarsegrained lower unit lies under a finer-grained upper unit. Textural observations indicate that the lower strata were emplaced in an explosive event, and geochemical considerations favor an explosive volcanic origin over an impact origin. The lower unit likely represents accumulation of pyroclastic materials, whereas the upper unit may represent eolian reworking of the same pyroclastic materials.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Notes:||Additional co-authors: R Li, T McCoy, AS McEwen, HY McSween, DW Ming, JM Moore, RV Morris, TJ Parker, JW Rice Jr, S Ruff, M Schmidt, LA Soderblom, A Yen|
|Squyres2007_pyroclastic_activity_at_home_plate_in_gusev_crater.pdf||426.51 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
|Squyres2007_supporting_online_material.pdf||2.5 MB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.