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Gusev Crater MER Landing Site Ellipse THEMIS IR Mosaic

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In 2003-2005, the USGS worked under the guidance of NASA's Mars Critical Data Products Initiative to conduct research on how controlled large area or global 2001 Mars Odyssey THEMIS IR image mosaics…

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Ceres Dawn Zeilnhofer Crater Database 2020

application/zip 9 MBOct 14 2021

Product Information: Update: Oct. 14, 2021 to version 2 which includes polygonal impact craters (Excel table) as described in Zeilnhofer, 2021. The Cerean crater database contains 44,594 craters…

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Moon Crater Database v1 Robbins

application/zip 92 MBAug 15 2018

Product Information: The Lunar Crater Database contains approximately 1.3 million lunar impact craters and is approximately complete for all craters larger than about 1–2 km in diameter…

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Moon SELENE Kaguya MI Central Peak Mosaics 512m v1

application/zip 1 GBMay 11 2015

Product Information: The Multiband Imager (MI) mosaics contain 34 mosaics in 32bit GeoTiff format of the topographically corrected reflectance data acquired by the MI in 9 spectral bands, 415, 750,…

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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…

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Moon Crater Database v1 Salamunićcar

application/zip 25 MBAug 08 2012

Product Information: The catalogues by McDowell, Rodionova, and Head have been integrated with the results of a Crater Shape-based interpolation crater detection algorithm (CDA) and Lunar Orbiter…

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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…

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Phobos Crater Catalog v1 Salamunićcar

application/zip 26 MB

In a large majority of lunar and planetary surface images, impact craters are the most abundant geological features. Therefore, it is not surprising that crater detection algorithms (CDAs) are one of…

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Hawaii_Analog_Pit_Crater_Data.zip

application/zip 995 MBSep 28 2016

Abstract Diurnal and annual temperature variations in some Atypical Pit Craters (APCs) on Mars may be affected by the presence of interior cave entrances (Cushing et al., 2007; Cushing et al.,…

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GIS Tools

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/facilities/mrctr/gis-tools

Tools for ArcMap 10.x …

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Meteor Crater Ejecta Blanket Cross Sections

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/facilities/meteor-crater-sample-collection/meteor-crater-ejecta-blanket-cross-sections

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Meteor Crater Drill Cores

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/facilities/meteor-crater-sample-collection/meteor-crater-drill-cores

While inventorying the drill cuttings from Meteor Crater, we identified 31 boxes of drill core from the crater. Unfortunately, there was little or no documentation for these cores and we initially…

Making Craters - Mare Tranquillitatis in Flagstaff Arizona

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/rpif/videos/making-craters

The moon's Mare Tranquillitatis is an ancient plain of volcanic rock pocked with craters and coated with fine dust. In the 1960s, engineers and scientists in the U.S. Geological Survey's…

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Moon Pyroclastic Volcanism Project

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/moon-pyroclastic-volcanism-project

Project Overview The goal of this research project is to advance our understanding of pyroclastic volcanism on the Moon using remote sensing data, primarily the high-spatial-resolution (~100 m/pixel)…

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Venus Magellan Impact Crater Database

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/venus-magellan-crater-database

The Crater Database The database tables include the name (where applied), coordinates, diameter, modification state, crater morphologic type, and mean elevation of 967 craters interpreted to be of…

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Laboratory Infrared Spectroscopy of Mars Analog Materials

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-pathfinder-infrared-spectroscopy

Former USGS scientist, Jeff Johnson, performed key research on the detection of dust on the Martian surface. This work explored the laboratory thermal infrared and visible/near-infrared spectroscopy…

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Evidence of Cryovolcanism on Titan

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/titan-cryovolcanism

From NASA Press Release…New data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal topography on Saturn's moon Titan that makes the best case yet for an ice volcano on Titan and reveals the most…

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ISPRS 2003 Topography Profile Diagrams of Mars: Algorithms for Computing Altitude of Craters thumbnail

ISPRS 2003 Topography Profile Diagrams of Mars: Algorithms for Computing Altitude of Craters

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Recently, mathematical approach was proposed providing a way to compute how deep Martian ocean was during each period of the planet history, including the probability that ocean existed once. An…

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ISPRS 2003 Topographic Profile Diagrams of Mars: Architecture of the Density of Craters Curver Low-Pass Filter

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Recently, mathematical approach was proposed providing a way to compute how deep Martian ocean was during each period of the planet history, including the probability that ocean existed once.…

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ISPRS 2003 Impact Crater Detection on Optical Images and DEMs

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Impact craters are crucial landmarks for geodetic control as well as being interesting geological research targets themselves. Several methods have been developed to automatically detect impact…

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ISPRS 2003 Utilizing GIS in Martian Impact Crater Studies

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The Mars Crater Morphology Consortium was formed in 1997 to facilitate exchange of martian impact crater data among researchers through standardizing nomenclature, integrating crater databases into…

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ISPRS 2004 Quantitative Assessment of Automated Crater Detection on Mars

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Crater Size-Frequency Distributions (SFD) on planetary surfaces are crucial to dating the geological age. On the Moon they have been employed together with radioactive K-Ar techniques to determine…

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Meteor Crater Abstract LPSC 43

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CHARACTERIZATION OF IMPACT EJECTA DEPOSITS FROM METEOR CRATER, ARIZONA. T. A. Gaither, J. J. Hagerty, J. F. McHone, and H. E. Newsom, U.S. Geological Survey, Astrogeology Science Center, 2255 N.…

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Meteor Crater Abstract LPSC 42

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MULTI-DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF IMPACT EJECTA DEPOSITS FROM METEOR CRATER, AZ. T. A. Gaither, J. J. Hagerty, S. E. Clark, T. M. Hare, R. K. Hayward, H. E. Newsom, S. P. Wright, and J. McHone,…

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Meteor Crater Abstract LPSC 41

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A NEW REPOSITORY FOR DRILL HOLE SAMPLES AND REMOTE SENSING DATA FROM METEOR CRATER, AZ J. J. Hagerty, S. E. Clark, T. M. Hare, R. K. Hayward, H. E. Newsom, S. P. Wright, and J. McHone, U.S.G.S.…