THEMIS publications

Armstrong, John C.; Titus, Timothy N.; Kieffer, Hugh H.; Evidence for subsurface water ice in Korolev crater, Mars; Icarus, Volume 174, Issue 2, p. 360-372. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2004.10.032

Bandfield, J.L., Hamilton, V.E., Christensen, P.R., and McSween, H.Y., Identification of quartzofeldspath materials on Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 109(10).

Bandfield, J.L., D. Rogers, M.D. Smith, and P.R.Christensen, Atmospheric correction and surface spectral unit mapping using Thermal Emission Imaging System data, J. Geophys. Res., 109, E10008, doi:10.1029/2004JE002289, 2004.

Boyce, J.M., Mouginis-Mark, P.J., Garbeil, H., and Tornabene, L.L., Deep impact craters in the Isidis and southwestern Utopia Planitia regions of Mars; high target material strength as a possible cause, Geophysical Research Letters, 33(6), 2006

Christensen, P.R., Formation of recent martian gullies through melting of extensive water-rich snow deposits, Nature, 422, 45-48; doi:10.1038/nature01436, 2003.

Christensen, P.R., J.L. Bandfield, J.F. Bell, III, N. Gorelick, V.E. Hamilton, A. Ivanov, B.M. Jakosky, H.H. Kieffer, M.D. Lane, M.C. Malin, G.L. Mehall, T. McConnochie, A.S.
McEwen, H.Y. McSween, Jr., J.E. Moersch, K.H. Nealson, J.W. Rice, Jr., M.I. Richardson, S.W. Ruff, M.D. Smith, T.N.Titus, and W. Wyatt, Morphology and composition of the surface of Mars: Mars Odyssey THEMIS results, Science, 300, 2056-2061, 2003.

Christensen, P.R., B.M. Jakosky, H.H. Kieffer, M.C. Malin, H.Y. McSween, Jr., K. Nealson, G.L. Mehall, S.H. Silverman, S. Ferry, M. Caplinger, and M. Ravine, The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) for the Mars 2001 Odyssey Mission, Space Science Reviews, 110, 85-130, 2004.

Christensen, P.R., H.Y. McSween, Jr., J.L. Bandfield, S.W. Ruff, A.D. Rogers, V.E. Hamilton, N. Gorelick, M.B. Wyatt, B.M. Jakosky, H.H. Kieffer, M.C. Malin, and J.E. Moersch, Evidence for igneous diversity and magmatic evolution on Mars from infrared spectral observations, Nature, 436, doi:10.1038/nature03639, 2005.

Christensen, P.R., and S.W. Ruff, The formation of the hematite-bearing unit in Meridiani Planum: Evidence for deposition in standing water, J. Geophys. Res., 109, E08003, doi:10.1029/2003JE002233, 2004.

Christensen, P.R., S.W. Ruff, R.L. Fergason, T.D. Glotch, N. Gorelick, B.M. Jakosky, M.D. Lane, A.S. McEwen, H.Y. McSween, Jr., G.L. Mehall, K. Milam, J.E. Moersch, S.M. Pelkey, A.D. Rogers, and W.B. Wyatt, Mars Exploration Rover candidate landing sites as viewed by THEMIS, Icarus, 187, 12-43, 2005.

Cushing, Glen E.; Titus, Timothy N.; Christensen, Philip R., THEMIS VIS and IR observations of a high-altitude Martian dust devil, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 32, Issue 23, CiteID L23202. DOI: 10.1029/2005GL024478

Fenton, L.K., Potential Sand Sources for the Dune Fields in Noachis Terra, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Fenton, L.K., A.D. Toigo, and M.I. Richardson, Aeolian processes in Proctor Crater on Mars: Mesoscale modeling of dune-forming winds, J. Geophys. Res., 110, DOI:10.1029/2004JE002309, 2005.

Glotch, T.D., and P.R.Christensen, Geologic and mineralogic mapping of Aram Chaos: Evidence for a water-rich history, J. Geophys. Res., 110(E9), 2005

Golombek, M.P., R.E. Arvidson, I. J.F. Bell, P.R. Christensen, J.A. Crisp, L.S. Crumpler, B.L. Ehlmann, R.L. Fergason, J.A. Grant, R. Greeley, A.F.C. Haldemann, D.M. Kass, T.J. Parker, J.T. Schofield, S.W. Squyres, and R.W. Zurek, Assessment of Mars Exploration Rover landing site predictions, Nature, 436, doi:10.1038/nature03600, 2005.

Golombek, M.P., J.A. Grant, T.J. Parker, D.M. Kass, J.A. Crisp, S.W. Squyres, A.F.C. Haldemann, M. Adler, W. Lee, N.T. Bridges, R.E. Arvidson, M.H. Carr, R.L. Kirk, P.C. Knocke, R.B. Roncoli, C.M. Weitz, J.T. Schofield, R.W. Zurek, P.R. Christensen, R.L. Fergason, F.S. Anderson, and J.W.R. Jr., Selection of the Mars Exploration Rover landing sites, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8072, doi:10.1029/2003JE002074, 2003.

Greeley, R., R. Arvidson, J.F. Bell, III, P.R. Christensen, D. Foley, A.F.C. Haldemann, R.O. Kuzmin, G. Landis, L.D.V. Neakrase, G. Neukum, S.W. Squyres, R. Sullivan, S.D. Thompson, P.L. Whelley, and D. Williams, Martian variable features: New insight from the Mars Express Orbiter and the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, J. Geophys. Res., 110, DOI: 10.1029/2005JE002403, 2005.

Hamilton, V.E., and P.R. Christensen, Evidence for extensive olivine-rich bedrock in Nili Fossae, Mars, Geology, 33, 433-436, 2005.

Hamilton, V.E., P.R. Christensen, H.Y. McSween, Jr., and J.L. Bandfield, Searching for the source regions of martian meteorites using MGS TES: Integrating martian meteorites into the global distribution of igneous materials on Mars, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 38, 871-885, 2003.

Lane, M.D., Mid-infrared emission spectroscopy of sulfate and sulfate-bearing minerals, American Mineralogist, 2007, 92,1-18.

Lane, M.D., P.R.Christensen, and W.K. Hartmann, Utilization of the THEMIS visible and infrared imaging data for crater population studies in the Meridiani Planum landing site, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1770, doi:10.1029/2003GL017183, 2003.

Malin, M.C., Edgett, K.S., Posiolova, L.V., McColley, S.M., and Dobrea, E.Z.N., Present-day impact cratering rate and contemporary gully activity on Mars, Science, 314(5805):1573-1577, 2006

Martinez-Alonso, S., B.M. Jakosky, M.T. Mellon, and N.E. Putzig, A volcanic interpretation of Gusev Crater surface materials from thermophysical, spectral, and morphological evidence, J. Geophys. Res., 110, doi:10.1029/2004JE002327, 2005.

McEwen, A.S., B.S. Preblich, E.P. Turtle, N.A. Artemieva, M.P. Golombek, M. Hurst, R.L. Kirk, D.M. Burr, and P.R. Christensen, The rayed crater Zunil and interpretations of small impact craters on Mars Icarus, 176, 351-381, 2005.

McSween, H.Y., M.B. Wyatt, R. Gellert, J.F. Bell III, R.V. Morris, K.E. Herkenhoff, L.S. Crumpler, K.A. Milam, K.R. Stockstill, L.L. Tornabene, R.E. Arvidson, P. Bartlett, D. Blaney, N.A. Cabrol, P.R. Christensen, B.C. Clark, J.A. Crisp, D.J. Des Marais, T. Economou, J.D. Farmer, W. Farrand, A. Ghosh, M. Golombek, S. Gorevan, R. Greeley, V.E. Hamilton, J.R. Johnson, B.L. Joliff, G. Klingelhoeffer, A.T. Knudson, S. McLennon, D. Ming, J.E. Moersch, R. Rieder, S.W. Ruff, C. Schroeder, J. de Souza, P.A., S.W. Squyres, H. Waenke, A. Wang, A. Yen, and J. Zipfel, Characterization and petrologic interpretation of olivine-rich basalts at Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Michalski, J.R. and Dobrea, E.Z.N., Evidence for a sedimentary origin of clay minerals in the Mawrth Vallis region, Mars, Geology, 2007, 35, 951-954.

Milam, K.A., K.R. Stockstill, J.E. Moersch, H.Y. McSween, Jr., L.L. Tornabene, A. Ghosh, M.B. Wyatt, and P.R.Christensen, THEMIS characterization of the MER Gusev crater landing site, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8078, doi:1029/2003JE002023, 2003.

Mouginis-Mark, P.J., and P.R.Christensen, New observations of volcanic features on Mars from the THEMIS instrument, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Pelkey, S.M., and B.M. Jakosky, Geological surveys of Gale Crater and Melas Chasma, Mars: Integration of remote sensing data, Icarus, submitted, 2002.

Pelkey, S.M., B.M. Jakosky, and P.R. Christensen, Surficial properties in Melas Chasma, Mars, from Mars Odyssey THEMIS data, Icarus, 165, 68-89, 2003.

Rogers, A.D., P.R.Christensen, and J.L. Bandfield, Compositional heterogeneity of the ancient martian crust: Analysis of Ares Vallis bedrock the THEMIS and TES data, J. Geophys. Res., 110, DOI:10.1029/2005JE002399, 2005.

Saunders, R.S., R.E. Arvidson, G.D. Badhwar, W.V. Boynton, P.R. Christensen, F.A. Cucinotta, R.G. Gibbs, C.K. Jr., M.R. Landano, R.A. Mase, M.A. Meyer, G.D. Pace, J.J. Plaut, W.P. Sidney, G.W. McSmith, D.A. Spencer, T.W. Thompson, and C.J. Zeitlin, 2001 Mars Odyssey Mission Summary, Space Science Reviews, 110, 1-36, 2004.

Smith, M.D., J.L. Bandfield, P.R.Christensen, and M.I. Richardson, Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) infrared observations of atmospheric dust and water ice cloud optical depth, J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2003JE002115, 2003.

Titus, T.N., H.H. Kieffer, and P.R. Christensen, Exposed water ice discovered near the south pole of Mars, Science, 299, 1048-1051, 2003.

Titus, T.N., Thermal infrared and visual observations of a water ice lag in the Mars southern summer, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 32, Issue 24, CiteID L24204. DOI: 10.1029/2005GL024211.