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A Habitable Fluvio-Lacustrine Environment at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars

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Science  24 Jan 2014:
Vol. 343, Issue 6169, 1242777
DOI: 10.1126/science.1242777

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  • Received for publication July 4, 2013
  • Accepted for publication November 6, 2013

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  1. J. P. Grotzinger1,*,
  2. D. Y. Sumner2,
  3. L. C. Kah3,
  4. K. Stack1,
  5. S. Gupta4,
  6. L. Edgar5,
  7. D. Rubin6,,
  8. K. Lewis7,
  9. J. Schieber8,
  10. N. Mangold9,
  11. R. Milliken10,
  12. P. G. Conrad11,
  13. D. DesMarais12,
  14. J. Farmer5,
  15. K. Siebach1,
  16. F. Calef III13,
  17. J. Hurowitz14,
  18. S. M. McLennan14,
  19. D. Ming15,
  20. D. Vaniman16,
  21. J. Crisp13,
  22. A. Vasavada13,
  23. K. S. Edgett17,
  24. M. Malin17,
  25. D. Blake12,
  26. R. Gellert18,
  27. P. Mahaffy11,
  28. R. C. Wiens19,
  29. S. Maurice20,
  30. J. A. Grant21,
  31. S. Wilson21,
  32. R. C. Anderson13,
  33. L. Beegle13,
  34. R. Arvidson22,
  35. B. Hallet23,
  36. R. S. Sletten23,
  37. M. Rice1,
  38. J. Bell III5,
  39. J. Griffes1,
  40. B. Ehlmann1,13,
  41. R. B. Anderson24,
  42. T. F. Bristow12,
  43. W. E. Dietrich25,
  44. G. Dromart26,
  45. J. Eigenbrode11,
  46. A. Fraeman22,
  47. C. Hardgrove17,
  48. K. Herkenhoff24,
  49. L. Jandura13,
  50. G. Kocurek27,
  51. S. Lee13,
  52. L. A. Leshin28,
  53. R. Leveille29,
  54. D. Limonadi13,
  55. J. Maki13,
  56. S. McCloskey13,
  57. M. Meyer30,
  58. M. Minitti5,
  59. H. Newsom31,
  60. D. Oehler15,
  61. A. Okon13,
  62. M. Palucis25,
  63. T. Parker13,
  64. S. Rowland32,
  65. M. Schmidt33,
  66. S. Squyres34,
  67. A. Steele35,
  68. E. Stolper1,
  69. R. Summons36,
  70. A. Treiman37,
  71. R. Williams16,
  72. A. Yingst16,
  73. MSL Science Team
  1. 1Division of Geologic and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.
  2. 2Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA.
  3. 3Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA.
  4. 4Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK.
  5. 5School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA.
  6. 6U.S. Geological Survey, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA.
  7. 7Department of Geoscience, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA.
  8. 8Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA.
  9. 9Laboratoire Planétologie et Géodynamique de Nantes (LPGN), LPGN/CNRS UMR6112 and Université de Nantes, 44322 Nantes, France.
  10. 10Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.
  11. 11NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA.
  12. 12Department of Space Sciences, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA.
  13. 13Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA.
  14. 14Department of Geosciences, State University of New York State at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794–2100, USA.
  15. 15Jacobs Technology, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA.
  16. 16Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA.
  17. 17Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego, CA 92121, USA.
  18. 18Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada.
  19. 19Space Remote Sensing, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA.
  20. 20Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP), Université de Toulouse/CNRS, 31400 Toulouse, France.
  21. 21Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, USA.
  22. 22Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA.
  23. 23Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
  24. 24U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA.
  25. 25Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
  26. 26Laboratoire de Geologié de Lyon, Université de Lyon, 69364 Lyon, France.
  27. 27Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA.
  28. 28School of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA.
  29. 29Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9, Canada.
  30. 30NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, USA.
  31. 31Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 USA.
  32. 32Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.
  33. 33Department of Earth Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada.
  34. 34Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.
  35. 35Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC 20015, USA.
  36. 36Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  37. 37Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX 77058, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. E-mail: grotz{at}gps.caltech.edu
  • Present address: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA.

  • MSL Science Team authors and affiliations are listed in the supplementary materials.

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