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Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu  )
Last edited:  12/30/14     copyright 2014-R.Weller

Geology of Mars-Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_Mars

A Beautifully Detailed New Geologic Map of Mars
http://www.wired.com/2014/07/new-geologic-map-mars-usgs/

http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3292/

Topographic Map of Mars
http://geology.com/articles/highest-point-on-mars.shtml

Geology of Mars- OzGate
http://www.ozgate.com/infobytes/mars_geology.htm


Rotating Globe of Geologic Map of Mars
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3935

The geology of Mars: new insights.. James W. Head
http://www.planetary.brown.edu/pdfs/2949.pdf

Mars Geologic Time Scale- Emily Lakdawalla
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2013/10251246-noachian-hesperian-amazonian.html


Chapter 6: The Geology of Mars- Explanet Info
http://explanet.info/Chapter06.htm

Rocks on Mars
http://geology.com/stories/13/rocks-on-mars/

Martian Soil
http://www.sci-news.com/space/science-earth-like-soils-mars-02113.html

http://uonews.uoregon.edu/archive/news-release/2014/7/oregon-geologist-says-curiositys-images-show-earth-soils-mars

Phoenix Mars Mission Overview
http://phoenix.lpl.arizona.edu/mars101.php

Volcanism on Mars
http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/mars.html

Martian Volcanoes
http://www.solarviews.com/eng/marsvolc.htm

Volcanology on Mars- Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcanology_of_Mars


Mars lava flows
http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/mars-lava-channels.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcanology_of_Mars
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/Landslides_and_lava_flows_at_Olympus_Mons_on_Mars
http://gizmodo.com/the-frozen-lava-flows-of-mars-676038803
https://asunews.asu.edu/20120426_lava_coils
http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1112523207/lava-flows-on-mars-resemble-patterns-on-earth
http://www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/reports/15_FA05-SP06/Parcheta_Carolyn_SP.pdf
http://planetarygeomorphology.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/lava-flows-on-mars-io-and-earth
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2647295/Water-didnt-carve-Mars-canyons-LAVA-did-Liquid-rock-melted-massive-gorges-planets-surface-study-reveals.html
http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/courses/gly424/warner.pdf
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZQx7tGVpig

Granite on Mars
http://www.futurity.org/granite-mars-suggests-complex-geology/

Images of Mars-NASA
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/atlas/olympus-mons.html

Mars Sand Dunes in Spring- NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/content/martian-sand-dunes-in-spring/

Mars Sand Dunes- USGS
http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-dunes

Moving Sand Dunes on Mars
http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-dunes

Possible Water Flows on Mars
http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/mro/martian-seasonal-flow-20140210/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seasonal_flows_on_warm_Martian_slopes

Recurring Slope Lineae (dark flow streaks)
http://www.planetary.brown.edu/pdfs/4599.pdf

http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2014/0513-whats-seeping-on-mars.html
http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/ESP_034830_1670
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v7/n1/full/ngeo2014.html

http://www.sci-news.com/space/science-mars-water-flows-01755.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_slope_streak

Mars Fossae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerberus_Fossae

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nili_Fossae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medusae_Fossae_Formation
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/Mars_Express_sees_deep_fractures_on_Mars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerberus_Fossae
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2013/pdf/2525.pdf
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prk7W8x6_U0 (video)
http://marsed.mars.asu.edu/sites/default/files/msip_reports/Fissures%20and%20related%20processes.pdf

Mars Outflow Channels
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outflow_channels

http://www.msss.com/http/ps/channels/channels.html
http://news.discovery.com/space/the-ancient-meandering-rivers-of-mars-140203.htm
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/more-proof-ancient-mars-river-may-have-flowed-huge-ocean-f6C10661039

Flooding on Mars
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/03/130307-mars-water-megaflood-channel-space-science/


Glaciers on Mars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glaciers_on_Mars

http://www.uahirise.org/science_themes/glacial.php
http://www.geosociety.org/news/pr/2014/14-67.htm

Catenae (pit-chains)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_catenae_on_Mars
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/The_pit-chains_of_Mars_a_possible_place_for_life
http://www.marsdaily.com/reports/Mars_Express_Pit_chains_on_the_Tharsis_volcanic_bulge_999.html
http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=15398
http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/14/10/pdf/i1052-5173-14-10-4.pdf
http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/14/10/pdf/i1052-5173-14-10-4.pdf

Wrinkle Ridges
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrinkle_ridge
http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/courses/gly424/goudy.pdf
http://www.marsdaily.com/reports/Mars_Express_spots_wrinkle_ridges_and_grabens_in_Tempe_Terra_999.html
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/91JE01402/abstract
http://www.whoi.edu/science/GG/people/lmontesi/TH/MON05a.pdf
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1990AdSpR..10...71R

http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/97/11/1289.abstract
 

Wind Streaks
http://themis.asu.edu/zoom-20040712a
http://marsed.asu.edu/sites/default/files/msip_reports_pusd/Crater%20diamter%20and%20wind%20streak%20length%20ratios.pdf
http://www.ougseurope.org/index.php?id=45
http://www.lukew.com/marsgeo/aeolian2.html
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70037501
http://books.google.com/books?id=BDxD6fj8xc8C&pg=PA40&lpg=PA40&dq=mars+wind+streaks&source=bl&ots=huHj5e3A15&sig=WthYqnYiR0_q6F0gbkSzqMOcOtU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=FmBDVLnPNcnqiQL8v4CABQ&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBjgK#v=onepage&q=mars%20wind%20streaks&f=false


Sinuous Rilles
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1984LPI....15..926W

Landslides-Olympus Mons
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/Landslides_and_lava_flows_at_Olympus_Mons_on_Mars

Ancient Glacial System- Valles Marineris
http://planetarygeomorphology.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/an-ancient-glacial-system-in-valles-marineris-mars

Recent Debris Flows on Mars
http://planetarygeomorphology.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/very-recent-debris-flow-activity-on-mars

Teardrop Flow Features- Athabasca Valles
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news/n0202/20marsfloods