The Evolution of the Martian Hydrosphere: Implications

  title={The Evolution of the Martian Hydrosphere: Implications},
  author={NORTHERN PLAINS and Stephen M. Clifford and T. J. Parker},
In this paper we consider the hydraulic and thermal conditions that gave rise to the elevated source regions of the Late Hesperian outflow channels and explore their implications for the evolution of the Martian hydrosphere. We find that if the outflow channel floodwaters were derived from a subpermafrost aquifer, then it implies that, throughout the planet… CONTINUE READING