Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars

@article{Ojha2015SpectralEF,
  title={Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars},
  author={L. Ojha and M. B. Wilhelm and S. Murchie and A. S. McEwen and J. Wray and J. Hanley and M. Masse and M. Chojnacki},
  journal={Nature Geoscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={8},
  pages={829-832}
}
  • L. Ojha, M. B. Wilhelm, +5 authors M. Chojnacki
  • Published 2015
  • Geology
  • Nature Geoscience
  • Transient streaks that appear seasonally on Martian slopes are consistent with brine flows, but evidence of water or salts has been lacking. Analysis of spectral data reveals hydrated salts associated with the streaks, confirming a briny origin. 
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