Seasonal Flows on Warm Martian Slopes

  title={Seasonal Flows on Warm Martian Slopes},
  author={A. McEwen and L. Ojha and C. Dundas and S. Mattson and S. Byrne and J. Wray and S. Cull and S. Murchie and N. Thomas and V. Gulick},
  pages={740 - 743}
Rare meter-scale slope features on Mars might be explained by transient flows of liquid salty water. Water probably flowed across ancient Mars, but whether it ever exists as a liquid on the surface today remains debatable. Recurring slope lineae (RSL) are narrow (0.5 to 5 meters), relatively dark markings on steep (25° to 40°) slopes; repeat images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment show them to appear and incrementally grow during warm seasons and… Expand

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