Slope and Dune Monitoring in Rabe Crater
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 7 AUGUST 2020

The Grains in Rabe Crater

This is a fantastic place to understand how recurring slope lineae (RSL) relate to dune grain-flows, because it has both RSL and dunes with dark slipface streaks. More frequent coverage can help to see whether the two appear/disappear at the same times.



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
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