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dc.contributor.authorSquyres, Steven W-
dc.contributor.authorKnoll, Andrew H-
dc.contributor.authorArvidson, Raymond E-
dc.contributor.authorAshley, James W-
dc.contributor.authorBell, III James F-
dc.contributor.authorCalvin, Wendy M-
dc.contributor.authorChristensen, Philip R-
dc.contributor.authorClark, Benton C-
dc.contributor.authorCohen, Barbara A-
dc.contributor.authorde, Souza Jr Paulo A-
dc.contributor.authorEdgar, Lauren A-
dc.contributor.authorFarrand, William H-
dc.contributor.authorFleischer, Iris-
dc.contributor.authorGellert, Ralf-
dc.contributor.authorSchröder, Christian-
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-28T23:55:16Z-
dc.date.issued2009-05-22-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/17117-
dc.description.abstractThe Mars rover Opportunity has explored Victoria crater, a ~750-meter eroded impact crater formed in sulfate-rich sedimentary rocks. Impact-related stratigraphy is preserved in the crater walls, and meteoritic debris is present near the crater rim. The size of hematite-rich concretions decreases up-section, documenting variation in the intensity of groundwater processes. Layering in the crater walls preserves evidence of ancient wind-blown dunes. Compositional variations with depth mimic those ~6 kilometers to the north and demonstrate that water-induced alteration at Meridiani Planum was regional in scope.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science-
dc.relationSquyres SW, Knoll AH, Arvidson RE, Ashley JW, Bell III JF, Calvin WM, Christensen PR, Clark BC, Cohen BA, de Souza Jr PA, Edgar LA, Farrand WH, Fleischer I, Gellert R & Schröder C (2009) Exploration of Victoria Crater by the Mars Rover Opportunity, Science, 324 (5930), pp. 1058-1061.-
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dc.titleExploration of Victoria Crater by the Mars Rover Opportunityen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-31T00:00:00Z-
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dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1170355-
dc.citation.jtitleScience-
dc.citation.issn0036-8075-
dc.citation.volume324-
dc.citation.issue5930-
dc.citation.spage1058-
dc.citation.epage1061-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.author.emailchristian.schroeder@stir.ac.uk-
dc.description.notesAdditional co-authors: MP Golombek, J Grant, J Grotzinger, A Hayes, KE Herkenhoff, JR Johnson, B Jolliff, G Klingelhöfer, A Knudson, R Li, TJ McCoy, SM McLennan, DW Ming, DW Mittlefehldt, RV Morris, JW Rice Jr, RJ Sullivan, A Yen, RA Yingsten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCornell University-
dc.contributor.affiliationHarvard University-
dc.contributor.affiliationWashington University In Saint Louis-
dc.contributor.affiliationArizona State University-
dc.contributor.affiliationCornell University-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Nevada, Reno-
dc.contributor.affiliationArizona State University-
dc.contributor.affiliationLockheed Martin Corporation-
dc.contributor.affiliationNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Tasmania-
dc.contributor.affiliationCalifornia Institute of Technology-
dc.contributor.affiliationSpace Science Institute-
dc.contributor.affiliationJohannes Gutenberg University of Mainz-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Guelph-
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciences-
dc.rights.embargoterms2999-12-31-
dc.rights.embargoliftdate2999-12-31-
dc.identifier.isi000266246700038-
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