USGS Dune Database Entry Number 2291-707
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 3 AUGUST 2020

A World of Dunes

Dunes are suited to comprehensive planetary studies because they are abundant over a wide range of elevations and terrain types. A global scale study of Martian dunes furthers understanding of both climatic and sedimentary processes.



Faint Traces of Dark Flows
This image shows some faint traces of dark flows along the headwall of an impact crater.

Boundary Condition Controls on the High-Sand-Flux Regions of Mars
It is often unclear where and why sediment is mobile on today’s Mars. A new paper takes a deeper look.

Beautiful Mars, Beautiful Book
It’s the most beautiful book of Mars ever: “Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet” is a unique look at the Red Planet by the most powerful camera sent to another world. Order your copy today!