MAVEN – Solar Storm Impacts Release of Atmospheric Hydrogen on Mars

Significant Space Weather Impact on the Escape of Hydrogen from Mars

Newly published MAVEN results indicate that atmospheric escape of hydrogen during a strong solar storm that impacted Mars in September 2017 was comparable to the seasonal escape of hydrogen over a full #Martian year.

Read the full publication in American Geophysical Union (AGU)‘s Geophysical Research Letters: https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2018GL077727.

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Center for Space Physics at Boston University
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UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab
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