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Radar Blackouts at Mars

This data set contains the time when the radars Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS) on board Mars Express and the Shallow Radar (SHARAD) on board Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suffered total or partial blackouts when sounding the surface of Mars.

This data set accompanies the following paper, which should be cited if the dataset is used:

M. Lester, B. Sanchez-Cano, D. Potts, R. Lillis, M. Cartacci, F. Bernardini, R. Orosei, M. Perry, N. Putzig, B. Campbell, P.-L. Blelly, S. Milan, H. Opgenoorth, O.Witasse, Eleven Years of Radar Blackouts at Mars: Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and MAVEN Observations, under review at Journal of Geophysical Research Space Physics (awaiting DOI).

Funding

STFC Grant ST/S000429/1

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