Mars Exploration Rover
Relative Fe Abundance
This data set contains the Fe redox
state and relative abundances of Fe according to
Fe-bearing phase as measured by the Mössbauer
Spectrometers on both MER rovers. The data were provided by
Richard V. Morris, NASA/Johnson Space Center, and archived by the PDS
Download the Archive
MER_FE_ABUNDANCE.ZIP is a zip-compressed 90 KB file
containing the complete archive.
Direct Access to Archive Contents Online
- Start here for access to the entire volume.
AAREADME.TXT - Introduction to the archive. Read this first.
VOLDESC.CAT - Description of the volume contents as a PDS catalog
- This archive consists of two tables, one for each rover. Each table is
accompanied by a PDS label that defines the table columns. The tables are in
comma-separated-value (CSV) format, viewable in any text editor and suitable for
loading into a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel.
- Files in the CATALOG directory are text files
containing documentation formatted for reading by humans and by software. The files
contain information about the data set,
the instrumentation, references, and
personnel involved in archiving the data. See the file
CATINFO.TXT for details. These files are called catalog
files because they are entered into the PDS Catalog for online searching.
- The INDEX directory contains a PDS index table for this archive. See
INDXINFO.TXT for additional details.
- A list of the products in this archive, their path and file names
relative to the root directory, and the product creation time. This file is described by the label
EXTRAS Directory - The EXTRAS directory
in a PDS archive contains ancillary
material that may be useful but is not required for the understanding of the
archive. In this archive, the EXTRAS directory contains the original Excel
spreadsheets as submitted to PDS, which became the basis for the tables in the
DATA directory described above. The contents of this directory are described in