Convective Vortices on Mars: A Reanalysis of Viking Lander 2 Meteorological Data, Sols 1-50

Ringrose, Tim; Towner, Martin and Zarnecki, John (2002). Convective Vortices on Mars: A Reanalysis of Viking Lander 2 Meteorological Data, Sols 1-50. In: 33rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11-15 Mar 2002, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

On 7th August 1976 the Viking 2 lander touched down at Utopia Planitia, Mars. We have reanalysed Viking lander 2 meteorological data, and it is the object of this research to give not only annual but diurnal statistics of convective vortex formation for the Viking 2 landing site.

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