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Stability of the Martian Atmosphere
Michael B. McElroy and Thomas M. Donahue
New Series, Vol. 177, No. 4053 (Sep. 15, 1972), pp. 986-988
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1734144
Page Count: 3
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A detailed chemical dynamic model is presented for a moist martian atmosphere. Recombination of carbon dioxide is catalyzed by trace amounts of water. The abundances of carbon monoxide and molecular oxygen should vary in response to changes in atmospheric water and atmospheric mixing.
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