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Volume 6, issue 1
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 27–37, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-27-2017
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Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 27–37, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-27-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 27 Jan 2017

Research article | 27 Jan 2017

Martian magnetism with orbiting sub-millimeter sensor: simulated retrieval system

Richard Larsson et al.

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By computer simulations, we explore and quantify how to use radiation emitted by molecular oxygen in the Martian atmosphere to measure the magnetic field from the crust of the planet. This crustal magnetic field is important to understand the past evolution of Mars. Our method can measure the magnetic field at lower altitudes than has so far been done, which could give important information on the characteristics of the crustal sources if a mission with the required instrument is launched.
By computer simulations, we explore and quantify how to use radiation emitted by molecular...
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