Stratigraphy and Chronology

The National Academies

This PDF from the National Academy of Sciences discusses the importance of determining and understanding the long and complex geologic history of Mars. The paper describes the major geologic units along with their relative ages as derived from stratigraphic analysis and organizes them into a table. Recommendations for future exploration are also included.

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Geologic History, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Solar system:Mars, Mars:Geologic History
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science