Planets and Moons  ID: 2308

MOLA: Seasonal Snow Variations on Mars, graph showing snow variations at north pole, with dates

This is a visualization of a series of graphs showing the seasonal changes in the Martian polar caps. This particular version includes just the north pole and the Martian year timestamp.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
David Smith (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Maria Zuber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Mars Global Surveyor - MGS

Data Used:
MGS/MOLA 1997/09/15-2001/06/30

This item is part of this series:
Mars Seasonal Snow Variations

DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Frost
SVS >> Mars
SVS >> Pole
DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation >> Snow
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version