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Climate of early Martian surface and loss of water – A review

M. Chinnamuthu 1, S. Anbazhagan 1, K. Tamilarasan 1

Article ID: 685
Vol 3, Issue 1, 2018, Article identifier:

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Mars is one of the interesting planets for geoscientists to explore the presence of water on the surface of terrestrial planets. The age, geology and geomorphic processes of Mars are almost similar to Earth surface processes. However, earth as tremendous influence of tectonism. The Martian surface once it was flourishing with water flow and formations of fluvial channels, lakes, deltas and oceans. The planet Mars evolved through ages with different climatic conditions from warm wetter period to cold drier period. In the present paper, different climatic condition and the reasons for escape of water from surface of Mars are discussed with help of review work.


Climate Change; Loss of Water; Mars

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