Sedimentary Facies Observed by the Curiosity Rover at Gale Crater, Mars


Since landing in Gale crater, the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover has investigated more than 75 m of stratigraphy, revealing a rich array of clastic sedimentary rocks. Data from the Mastcam, Navcam, Mars Hand... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lauren Edgar (USGS Astrogeology Science Center)
  2. Sanjeev Gupta (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
  3. Rebecca Williams (Planetary Science Institute)
  4. Dave Rubin (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  5. Ken Edgett (Malin Space Science Systems)
  6. Juergen Schieber (Indiana University)
  7. John P. Grotzinger (Caltech, Pasadena)
  8. Steven Banham (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
  9. Laetitia Le Deit (LPG-Nantes, Université de Nantes)
  10. Kevin W. Lewis (Johns Hopkins University)
  11. Nicolas Mangold (LPG-Nantes, Université de Nantes)
  12. Katie M. Stack (JPL, Caltech, Pasadena)

Topic Areas

Topics: Fluvial depositional systems , Topics: Planetary sedimentology , Topics: Depositional systems on Mars and Titan


MS11 » Planetary Sedimentology I (09:00 - Wednesday, 25th May, FES 1)

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