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Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended DEM Global 200m v2 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended DEM Global 200m v2

application/octet-stream 1 kBJan 31 2018

Product Information: This data product, now at version 2, is a blend of digital elevation model (DEM) data derived from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA), an instrument aboard NASA’s Mars…

Mars MGS MOLA Global Color Shaded Relief 463m v1 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA Global Color Shaded Relief 463m v1

application/isis 3 GB

Product Information: This map is based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) (Smith, et al., 2001), an instrument on NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft (Albee, et al.,…

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended Shaded Relief 200m v2 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended Shaded Relief 200m v2

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This is a shaded relief of the original DEM described next. This data product, now at version 2, is a blend of digital elevation model (DEM) data derived from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA),…

Mars Crater Catalog v1 Robbins thumbnail

Mars Crater Catalog v1 Robbins

application/zip 41 MBAug 21 2012

Product Information: This research is a multi-stage process of identification and analysis. It involves going through global Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) daytime thermal infrared mosaics…

Mars Crater Catalog v1 Salamunićcar thumbnail

Mars Crater Catalog v1 Salamunićcar

application/zip 55 MBJan 01 2012

Product Information: Initially, a catalogue of 17,582 Martian craters has been developed for objective evaluation of crater detection algorithms (CDAs; Salamuniccar and Loncaric, 2008a). After…

Mars Global Surveyor MOLA Globe thumbnail

Mars Global Surveyor MOLA Globe

application/pdf 9 MB

The color shaded relief image used as the base for this globe has a resolution of 32 pixels per degree (approximately 1850 m/pixel), and was produced and supplied by the MOLA Science Team. The image…

Mars Global Surveyor MOLA Topographic Map thumbnail

Mars Global Surveyor MOLA Topographic Map

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This map is based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) (Smith and others, 2001), an instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft (Albee and others, 2001). The image used…

Mars Global Surveyor Color-Coded Contour Map thumbnail

Mars Global Surveyor Color-Coded Contour Map

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This map is based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) (Smith and others, 2001), an instrument on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft (Albee and others, 2001). The image used…

Mars MGS TES Global Bolometric Albedo Map 7410m v1 thumbnail

Mars MGS TES Global Bolometric Albedo Map 7410m v1

application/isis 16 MB

Product Information: The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES) has acquired a variety of observations, including broadband visible/near-IR (VISIR) data (0.3 to 2.9…

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Mars Mini Globes

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Project sheet with instructions for creating the Viking and Global Surveyor Mars globes using tennis balls.

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NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program thumbnail

NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/groups/planetary-geologic-mapping-program

The Astrogeology Team at USGS provides coordination of NASA's planetary geologic mapping program. Geologic mapping investigations of any imaged planetary body (except Earth) are proposed to NASA's…

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Three Decades of Martian Surface Changes

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-surface-changes

The surface of Mars has changed dramatically during the three decades spanned by spacecraft exploration. Comparisons of Mars Global Surveyor images with Viking and Mariner 9 pictures suggest that…

Mars Dunes

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-dunes

Sand dunes are among the most widespread aeolian features present on Mars, serving as unique indicators of the interaction between the atmosphere and surface. On a planetary body, dunes accumulate…

Mars Ice

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-ice

North Pole Consortium Meetings Instruments and Data Tharsis Region South Pole South Pole Cryptic Region South Pole Recession

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Mars Science Laboratory - Landing Site Selection

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-science-laboratory-landing-site-selection

Image Information and Instructions The ISIS cube file can be loaded into JMars as a custom map. You can download JMars at the following site: http://jmars.asu.eduFor instructions on how to load a…

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ISPRS 1998 Preliminary Mapping from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Preliminary Mapping from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter

application/pdf 59 kB

Since arrival at Mars in Sept. 1997 the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) on the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft has obtained a number of topographic profiles across the northern hemisphere…

ISPRS 1998 Relationship of the New MOLA Topography of Mars to Existing Maps and Models thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Relationship of the New MOLA Topography of Mars to Existing Maps and Models

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A comparison of the MOLA topographic profile data with existing digital topography indicates the presence of both systematic and significant local and regional differences. These differences are in…

ISPRS 1998 Mars MGS MOLA Global Geodetic Control Network thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars MGS MOLA Global Geodetic Control Network

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The Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) on the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) mission will produce a precision global geodetic control network for Mars of 30,000 - 50,000 points which will be accurate to…

ISPRS 1999 Stereogrammetric Mapping on Mars: Promise, Progress, and Problems thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Stereogrammetric Mapping on Mars: Promise, Progress, and Problems

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To assist in landing site selection, we are compiling a suite of stereo images of potential landing sites for the 1998 and 2001 Mars landers. From these, we are using automated stereogrammetry…

ISPRS 1999 Constraints, Approach, and Status of Mars Surveyor '01 Landing Site Selection thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Constraints, Approach, and Status of Mars Surveyor '01 Landing Site Selection

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There are many similarities between the Mars Surveyor '01 (MS '01) landing site selection process and that of Mars Pathfinder. The selection process includes two parallel activities in which…

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography

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The MGS Orbiter is carrying the high-precision Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) which, when combined with precision reconstructed orbital data and telemetered attitude data, provides a tie between…

ISPRS 2001 The Accuracy, Stability and

ISPRS 2001 The Accuracy, Stability and "Value" of Geodetic Reference Parameters for Mars

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Recent geodetic observations of Mars by the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, particularly the altimetry and gravity experiments, have provided a new framework in which Mars may be geodetically…

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control

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The USGS is producing digital elevation models (DEM) and topographic maps of Mars at scales of 1:250,000 to 1:1,000,000. The initial source material will be Viking Orbiter images, with a later…

ISPRS 2001 An Orthoimage Map using data obtained from the Mars Orbiter Camera of Mars Global Surveyor thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 An Orthoimage Map using data obtained from the Mars Orbiter Camera of Mars Global Surveyor

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A basic requirement for the planning of future, perhaps even manned Mars missions are precise and high resolution maps of our neighbour planet and, especially, of the landing area. Here we present a…

ISPRS 2001 High Resolution Digital Elevation Models of Mars from MOC Narrow Angle Stereoimages thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 High Resolution Digital Elevation Models of Mars from MOC Narrow Angle Stereoimages

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In this abstract we report on our initial experiences performing stereotopographic mapping of Mars with high-resolution images from the Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Narrow-Angle subsystem…