CRISM (Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars)
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January 11, 2018
Steep Slopes on Mars Reveal Structure of Buried Ice

Researchers using CRISM and other instruments have found eight sites where thick deposits of ice beneath Mars' surface are exposed in faces of eroding slopes. [more]

July 29, 2016
Mars Gullies Likely Not Formed By Liquid Water

New findings using CRISM data show that gullies on modern Mars are most likely not being formed by flowing liquid water. This new evidence will allow researchers to further narrow theories as to the mechanisms behind the formation of gullies on Mars. [more]

June 15, 2016
Spectroscopy on Mars: A Look at What’s Been Uncovered About the Red Planet

In this interview by Spectroscopy Editors, CRISM Co-Investigator Ray Arvidson discusses "how spectroscopy has played a significant role in the Mars expeditions, including the confirmation of the former presence of water on the Red Planet." [more]

May 3, 2016
CRISM Reveals Clues about Volcanoes Under Ice on Ancient Mars

Volcanoes erupted beneath an ice sheet on Mars billions of years ago, far from any ice sheet on the Red Planet today, new evidence from CRISM suggests. [more]

March 17, 2016
New CRISM Data Products Offer Greater Accessibility to Mars Researchers

CRISM has acquired tens of thousands of targeted, high-resolution, hyperspectra Mars observations – and now, thanks to two new data products in the Planetary Data System, that data will be much more accessible to researchers. [more]