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Early Mars Reference Library

These reprints are provided by their authors as references for individual research regarding Early Mars:

Baker V. R. (2006) Water and the evolutionary geological history of Mars. Bolletino Della Societa Geologica Italiana, 125(3), 357–369.

Baker V. R. (2009) Megafloods and global paleoenvironmental change on Mars and Earth. In Preservation of Random Mega-Scale Events on Mars and Earth:  Influence on Geologic History (M. G. Chapman and L. Kesthelyi, eds.), pp. 25–36. GSA Special Paper 453, Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado.

Beaty D. W., Clifford S. M., Borg L. E., Catling D., Craddock R. A., Des Marais D. J., Farmer J. D., Frey H. V., Haberle R. M., McKay C. P., Newsom H. E., Parker T. J., Segura T., and Tanaka K. L. (2005) Key science questions from the Second Conference on Early Mars: Geologic, Hydrologic, and Climatic Evolution and the Implications for Life. Astrobiology, 5(6), 663–689.

Clifford S. M. (1993) A model for the hydrologic and climatic behavior of water on Mars. J. Geophys. Res., 98, 10973–11016.

Clifford S. M. and Parker T. J. (2001) The evolution of the martian hydrosphere: Implications for the fate of a primordial ocean and the current state of the northern plains. Icarus, 154, 40–79.

Ehlmann B. L., Mustard J. F., Murchie S. L., Bibring J-P., Meunier A., Fraeman A. A., and Langevin Y. (2011) Subsurface water and clay mineral formation during the early history of Mars. Nature, 479, 53–60.

Fairén A. G., Dohm J. M., Uceda E. R., Rodriguez A. P., Baker V. R., Fernandez-Remolar D., Schulze-Makuchg D., and Amilsa R. (2005) Prime candidate sites for astrobiological exploration through the hydrogeological history of Mars. Planetary and Space Science, 53, 1355–1375.

Fairén A. G., Schulze-Makuch D., Rodriguez A. P., Fink W., Davila A. F., Uceda E. R., Furfaro R., Amils R., and McKay C. P. (2009) Evidence for Amazonian acidic liquid water on Mars — A reinterpretation of MER mission results. Planetary and Space Science, 57, 276–287.

Fairén A. G., Dohm J. M., Baker V. R., de Pablo M. A., Ruiz J., Ferris J. C., and Anderson R. C. (2003) Episodic flood inundations of the northern plains of Mars. Icarus, 165, 53–67.

Kite E. S., Rafkin S., Michaels T., Dietrich W. E., and Manga M. (2011) Chaos terrain, storms and climate on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research, 38, E10002, doi:10.1029/2011GL048235.

Kite E. ., Michaels T. I., Rakfin S., Manga M., and Dietrich W. E. (2011) Localized precipitation and runoff on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, E07002, doi:10.1029/2010JE003783.

Lillis R. J., Purucker M., Halekas J. S., Louzada K. L., Stewart-Mukhopadhyay S. T., Manga M., and Frey H. (2010) Study of impact demagnetization at Mars using Monte Carlo modeling and multiple altitude data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, E07007, doi:10.1029/2009JE003556.

Lipson D. A., Jha M., Raab T. K., and Oechel W. C. (2010) Reduction of iron (III) and humic substances plays a major role in anaerobic respiration in an Arctic peat soil. J. Geophys. Res., 115, G00I06, doi:10.1029/2009JG001147.

Manga M., Patel A., Dufek J., and Kite E. S. (2012) Wet surface and dense atmosphere on early Mars inferred form the bomb sag at Home Plate, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L01202, doi:10.1029/2011GL050192.

Mouginot J., Pommerol A., Beck P., Kofman W., and Clifford S. M. (2012) Dielectric map of the Martian northern hemisphere and the nature of plain filling materials. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L02202, doi:10.1029/2011GL050286.

Onstott T. C., McGown D., Kessler J., Sherwood Lollar B., Lehmann K. K., and Clifford S. M. (2006) Martian CH4: Sources, flux, and detection. Astrobiology, 6, 377–395.

Parker T. J. and Currey D. R. (2001) Extraterrestrial coastal geomorphology. Geomorphology, 37, 303–328.

Perron J. T., Mitrovica J. X., Manga M., Matsuyama I., and Richards M. A. (2007) Evidence of an ancient martian ocean in the topography of deformed shorelines. Nature, 447, 840–843.

Potter S. L., Chan M. A., Petersen E. U., Dyar M. D., and Sklute E. (2011) Characterization of Navajo Sandstone concretions:  Mars comparison and criteria for distinguishing diagenetic origins. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 301, 444–456.

Roberts J. H. and Arkani-Hamed J. (2012) Impact-induced mantle dynamics on Mars. Icarus, 218, 278–289.

Wang C.-Y., Manga M., and Wong A. (2005) Floods on Mars released from groundwater by impact. Icarus, 175, 551–555.



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