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Martian Dust Devil Detection with the Beagle 2 Wind Sensor

Ringrose, Tim; Zarnecki, John; Towner, Martin; Kapartis, S. and Strachan, R. (2001). Martian Dust Devil Detection with the Beagle 2 Wind Sensor. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2001, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Beagle 2 is a Mars lander expected to land on December 26th 2003. The Beagle 2 wind sensor utilizes an ultrasonic technique, which is unique to planetary landers, and with other sensors will identify, and characterise dust devils.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1281
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8143
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 16:30
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