3) Applications

Application of GIS is all over the earth, but its fascinating to see how they used this to find the accumulation and erosion of Mars south polar layer deposits. This shows how much powerful the tool is.

The link below shows the full article of the data found using GIS which was published in a Science Journal.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/317/5845/1715.full

Psmap_on_sciencemag

For more information Click on the link below:

http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Planetary_mapping

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