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Fig. 1: Attenuation as a function of frequency in the SPLD.
Fig. 2: Simulation results for scenario 3.

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All authors equally contributed to the discussion and the data analysis; S.E.L., E.P., G.C., E.M., B.C., F.S. and R.O. wrote and revised the manuscript.

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Lauro, S.E., Pettinelli, E., Caprarelli, G. et al. Reply to: Explaining bright radar reflections below the south pole of Mars without liquid water. Nat Astron 7, 259–261 (2023).

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