Deposition, exhumation, and paleoclimate of an ancient lake deposit, Gale crater, Mars

@article{Grotzinger2015DepositionEA,
  title={Deposition, exhumation, and paleoclimate of an ancient lake deposit, Gale crater, Mars},
  author={John P. Grotzinger and S. Gupta and Michael C. Malin and David M. Rubin and Juergen Schieber and Kirsten L. Siebach and Dawn Y. Sumner and Kathryn M. Stack and Ashwin R. Vasavada and Raymond E. Arvidson and F. J. Calef and Lauren Ashley Edgar and Walter Fischer and J. A. Grant and J. L. Griffes and Linda C. Kah and Michael P. Lamb and Kevin W. Lewis and Nicolas Mangold and Michelle E. Minitti and Marisa C. Palucis and M. Rice and R. M. E. Williams and R. Aileen Yingst and David Blake and Diana L. Blaney and Pamela G. Conrad and Joy Crisp and William E. Dietrich and Gilles Dromart and Kenneth S. Edgett and Ryan C. Ewing and Ralf Gellert and Joel A. Hurowitz and Gary A. Kocurek and Paul R. Mahaffy and Marie J. McBride and Scott M. McLennan and Michael A. Mischna and Doug W. Ming and Ralph E. Milliken and Horton E. Newsom and Dorothy Oehler and Timothy J. Parker and David T. Vaniman and Roger C. Wiens and S. A. Wilson},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={350}
}
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