Links to Figures in the Basic Report for MARS CORRECT: Critique of All NASA Mars Weather Data

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE BASIC REPORT FOR MARS CORRECT: CRITIQUE OF ALL NASA MARS WEATHER DATA (updated 1/23/2017)

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Arsia Mons dust devils

 

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2

Utah dust devil pressure drop

 

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3

Pressure drops at Phoenix and Pathfinder

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4

Relative magnitude of 0.62 mbar increase in pressure for Viking 1 at its sol 332.3 and pressure drops or 79 convective vortices/dust devils at Mars pathfinder

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5A

First photo from the surface of Mars and dust kicked up

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5B

Rocks on the deck of the MSL Curiosity

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6

Pressure calculator with Gay-Lussac Pressure Law and Viking 2 results.

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7

Prediction success totals per time-bin and corresponding % of successful predictions.

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8

Sample of Annex F – Viking 1 daily pressure predictions & measurements with cyclic accuracies for pressure predictions

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9A-9C

Relationship of temperature changes to pressure changes on Viking 2

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10A

Tavis Viking CAD Diagram 10011

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10B

Tavis Pathfinder CAD Diagram 10484

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10C

Three different Tavis transducers

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11A

Vaisala pressure transducer on Phoenix and MSL

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11B

Relative size of dust filters for Mars landers

20

12A

Pressure and Temperatures Recorded by Phoenix

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12B

Except for Sol 370 the black MSL pressure curve is suspiciously too close to the Viking 2 curve above it and the Viking 1 curve below it.

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13

Quality control Individuals test.

25

14A

MSL sensor pegged out at max pressure

27

14B

MSL pressure sols 369-371

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14C

The REMS team alters the critical MSL Sol 370 pressure data

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14D

Ashima Research has not yet altered the critical MSL Sol 370 pressure data

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14E

REMS also alters pressures for Sols 1160 and 1161.

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14F

REMS again revises pressures for Sols 1300 and 1301.

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14G

REMS alters temperature data too when it is off the curve.

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15A

MSL REMS Block Diagram

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15B

Real Mars Sky Color

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16A

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 to .34 time-bins. Sols 1-116.

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16B

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 134 -199.

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16C

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 200-219.

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16D

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 220-304

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16E

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 305-334

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16F

VL-1 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 335-350

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16G

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 156-175

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16H

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 176-199.

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16I

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 201-260.

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16J

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 261-290.

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16K

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 291- 305.

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16L

VL-2 pressures of .26 to .3 time-bins & .3 and .34 time-bins. Sols 306-361

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17A

REMS Team data confusion

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17B

Data day length and wind report changes from Ashima Research due to our efforts

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18A-D

Inverse relationship between MSL pressures and temperatures

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19

Caves on Arsia Mons

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20

Spiral clouds over Arsia Mons

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21A

1,177 Pa and 1,200 Pa maximum pressures published

49

21B

Approximate display of how MSL pressure data fits in with VL-2, VL-1 and Phoenix data. 

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22

Ashima Research does not support exact minimum MSL pressures published by the REMS Team

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23

Pressure curve for MSL’s first 866 sols.

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24

Radio Occultation Points on Mars with locations of Olympus Mons and Arsia Mons indicated

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25

MOLA map of Mars with topographic features, landing sites, and methane plumes

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26A

Mars Express OMEGA spectroscopy-derive surface pressures

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26B

Four years of in situ pressures at Viking 1 lander site

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27

Phoenix telltale waving in Martian wind

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28

Wind speeds recorded at Viking 1 for its sols 1 to 116 and 134 to 350

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29

Wind speeds recorded at Viking 2 for its sols 1 to 399

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30

Erasure of Spirit’s tracks during the 2007 global dust storm

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31

Dust Storms and pressures recorded at Vikings 1 and 2.

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32

Reconstructed density for Spirit landing

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33

Reconstructed density for Opportunity entry

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34

Reconstructed density for Phoenix entry

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35

Dust Storm at Luke Air Forces Base, July 5, 2011.

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36

Opacity changes at Opportunity from sols 1205 to 1235.

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37

VL1 pressure and opacity

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38

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39A

Time-averaged surface pressures for 30 sols of Pathfinder

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39B

Diurnal pressure cycle for MSL Sol 10 and MPF Sols 9 and 10

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40

History of beliefs about Martian Atmospheric Pressure

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41A

Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM)

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41B

Methane spikes seen by MSL at Gale Crater.

84

42A-I plus Plates 5 and 6

The Color of the Martian Sky

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43A

Recurring Slope Lineae (RSL) (see animated GIF in Section 12.3)

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43B

Location of RSL on Mars

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43C

Projected surface and subsurface temperature to 10 cm depth at Melas Chasma

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43D

Relation between temperature, season & direction for RSL at Melas Chasma

90

43E

Spectroscopy, RSL & perchlorates/Perchlorates and boiling point on Mars

91

43F

Map of Uranius Planitia where a water ice sea was found on Mars

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44

Pressure predictions based on stratus clouds 16 km over Mars Pathfinder

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45

Relative humidity is missing from REMS weather reports

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46

Relative humidity claims for Gale crater

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47

Relative humidity in the blast zone, arriving at Rocknest, leaving Rocknest and at Glenelg in Gale Crater.

100

48

The REMS Team drops above freezing temperatures to below freezing

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49

Huge uncertainty of MSL ground temperatures

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50A

MSL temperature sensor range

104

50B

MSL ground temperature sensor.

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50C

Mars Science Laboratory high air and ground temperatures for 2 Martian years.

106

50D

Mars Science Laboratory low air and ground temperatures for 2 Martian years.

107

51

Unaveraged periodic temperature data from Mars Pathfinder (0.25 meters to 1 meter height)

108

52

The green spherical and cocoon-like objects seen on sols 1185 and 1189. The green spheres might be photosynthetic life.'

110

53

Elevations and ground temperatures encountered while MSL was at positions noted by JPL. Possible life was seen on Sol 1185, along with a warmer than expected high ground temperature. The position noted for MSL for Sol 1248 is a return to within 20 meters of where the potential life was seen before. Then it moved within about 10 meters of the site.

111

54

Some of the unusually warm ground temperatures including five above freezing seen early in MSL Year 2 Winter.

112

55

Initial low µv values reported by the REMS Team and how the reports were altered.

116

56

Original distribution of very high and low µv values at Gale Crater as related to solar longitude as Mars orbits around the sun.

117

57

The true color of the Martian sky

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