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March 1, 2022. MRO Release 60 includes new SHARAD radargrams from the SHARAD Science Team, with coverage from May 25 through August 10, 2021, as well as SHARAD EDRs and RDRs from SHARAD Operations, with coverage from May 9 through August 12, 2021.

SHARAD (Shallow Radar) is a subsurface radar sounder that looks for water and ice in the first few hundred meters of the subsurface of Mars. SHARAD data sets are produced by the SHARAD Science Team.

SHARAD Data Sets

Derived Data Products (Radargrams) (SHARAD Science Team, U.S.)
RDR Volume Coverage
MROSH_2001 Dec. 6, 2006 - Aug. 9, 2020
MROSH_2101 (reprocessed) Dec. 6, 2006 -  Aug. 10, 2021
Derived Data Products (SHARAD Operations, Italy)
RDR Volume Coverage
MROSH_1001 Dec. 6, 2006 - Nov. 7, 2010
MROSH_1002 Nov. 8, 2010 - Feb. 11, 2012
MROSH_1003 Feb. 12, 2012 - Aug. 3, 2012
MROSH_1004 Mar. 10, 2013 - Aug. 12, 2021
Raw Data Products (SHARAD Operations, Italy)
EDR Volume Coverage
MROSH_0001 Dec. 6, 2006 - Nov. 7, 2010
MROSH_0002 Nov. 8, 2010 - Feb. 11, 2012
MROSH_0003 Feb. 12, 2012 - Aug. 3, 2012
MROSH_0004 Mar. 10, 2013 - Aug. 12, 2021

Derived SHARAD Data Sets from Individual Investigators

Investigator / Program PDS Archives
Putzig / MDAP SHARAD 3D Radar Images


Mars Orbital Data Explorer Mars Orbital Data Explorer - Provides search, display, and download  tools for SHARAD data sets.
  IDL scripts to create browse images - The two scripts in this zip file are used by PDS to generate the JPEG images in the browse directory. They may be useful as a model for reading the SHARAD data. (Last revised May 19, 2014.)

Related Information

U.S. SHARAD Radargram Processing

The SHARAD EDR Data Product Software Interface Specification

The SHARAD RDR Data Product Software Interface Specification

The SHARAD Archive Volume Software Interface Specification

The SHARAD Operations Team  Web Site (Italy)

The SHARAD Science Team Web Site (U.S.)


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