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Web Resources

Remote Sensing:

- Hubble Telescope: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/main/index.html
- THEMIS images: http://themis.asu.edu/
- MOLA images: http://mola.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html
- HiRISE images: http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/
- Mars image explorer: http://viewer.mars.asu.edu/#start
- Google Mars: http://www.google.com/mars/
- Interactive Mars Data Maps: http://marsoweb.nas.nasa.gov/globalData/

Education Resources:

- EarthSpace: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/earthspace/
- Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org
- Mars Student Imaging Project:

http://marsed.mars.asu.edu/msip (award winning program aimed at K-12
teaching standards)

http://marsed.mars.asu.edu/mars-image-analysis (has helpful Image
Analysis materials - guide, supplement, & PowerPoint you can download
without setting up an account)

Software:

- jMARS Login and software download: http://jmars.asu.edu/
- Google Mars: http://www.google.com/mars/

Mission Updates/New Releases:

- NASA Mission Updates and press release: http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html
- NASA News: http://www.nasa.gov/news/
- NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/ares/index.cfm
- CNN Science New/Updates: http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/
- NY Times Science: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/science/topics/astronomy_and_astrophysics/index.html
- BBC News Science: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environment/

Citizen Science Websites:

- NASA Clickworkers: http://nasaclickworkers.com/
- Planet Four: http://planetfour.org/
- Planet Hunters: http://www.planethunters.org/

Some valuable resources for Earth-Mars analog comparisons:

- Grotzinger, J.P., and Milliken, R.E., eds, 2012, Sedimentary Geology of Mars SEPM Special Publication, Vol. 102. http://sp.sepmonline.org/content/sepsp102/1.toc
** Note: this volume is totally open access, so you can access any of the articles and images of these without any purchase or subscription.

- Garry, W.B., and Bleacher, J.E., eds., 2011, Analogs for Planetary Exploration, GSA Special Papers 483. http://specialpapers.gsapubs.org/content/483.toc Requires a subscription to Geological Society of America Special Papers.

- Chan, M. A., Beitler Bowen, B., Parry, W. T., Ormö, J. and Komatsu, G., 2005, Red Rock and Red Planet Diagenesis: Comparisons of Earth and Mars Concretions: GSA Today v. 15 n. 8, p. 4-10. http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/15/8/pdf/i1052-5173-15-8-4.pdf This is an open access pdf.


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