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105 - Icy Flows of Arcadia Planitia (feat. Shannon Hibbard)

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Arcadia Planitia has attracted a lot of attention because of its potential as a human landing site on Mars. It's hidden water reserves, under the surface, are one of many reasons it may be ideal. Geologist Shannon Hibbard joins Jake to talk about the ice underground, and some of the interesting flows she's found.

We talk Ice, Glaciers and Arcadia Planitia

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