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The Mars Exploration Program issues Requests for Proposals for Critical Data Products designed to assist planning, implementation and operation of future Mars missions. Listed below are awardees for each call (first 3 columns: PI name/institution, Proposal title) along with associated papers and presentations.

CDP-X, 2016: support of Initial Landing Site Characterization for the Mars 2020 rover mission (2/2)
Bruce Cantor Malin Space Science Systems Dust Storm Activity at Mars 2020 Rover Candidate Landing
Locations from Mars Orbiter Camera and Mars Color Imager data
David Hinson SETI Institute Surface Pressure Predictions from Data Assimilation with Independent Validation
Gareth Morgan Smithsonian Institute Constraining the Surface Properties of Mars 2020 Landing Sites from Radar Data
Robin Fergason US Geological Survey Landing Site Surface and Subsurface Thermal Property Characterization for the Mars 2020 Mission

CDP-IX, 2014: support of Initial Landing Site Characterization for the Mars 2020 rover mission (1/2)
J. Barnes Oregon State University Landing site characterization for the Mars 2020 Rover Mission
B. Bills Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars gravity analysis in support of Mars 2020 rover mission entry, descent, and landing
R. Kirk US Geological Survey Digital Elevation Models for Mars 2020 from Context Images
S. Rafkin Southwest Research Institute Initial Atmospheric Characterization of the Mars 2020 Landing Site

CDP-VIII, 2013: characterization of the cometary environment of Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
R. Zurek Mars Program Office (overview) Comet/2013 A1 Siding Spring: Comet Environment Modeling
T. Farnham University of Maryland The Dust Environment of Comet Siding Spring at Mars
Presentations
The Dust Environment of Comet Siding Spring at Mars – Report on the Hazards to Mars Orbiting Spacecraft due to Cometary Dust – final report
The pre-perihelion activity of dynamically new Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) and its close encounter with Mars – Bodewits et al., 2015, Astrophys. J. Lett. 802
A study of dust and gas at mars from Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) – Kelley et al., 2014, Astrophys. J. Lett. 792
Constraining the dust coma properties of Comet C/Siding Spring (2013 A1) at large heliocentric distances – Li et al., 2014, Astrophys. J. Lett. 797
P. Tricarico Planetary Science Institute 3D Dynamical Modeling of Dust Grains from Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
Presentations
Delivery of dust grains from Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) to Mars – Tricarico et al., 2014, Astrophys. J. Lett. 787
High-velocity cometary dust enters the atmosphere of Mars – Tricarico, 2015, GRL 42(12)
D. Farnocchia Jet Propulsion Laboratory Trajectory analysis for the nucleus and dust of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
Presentations
Trajectory analysis for the nucleus and dust of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) – final report
Trajectory analysis for the nucleus and dust of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) – Farnocchia et al., 2014, Astrophys. J. Lett. 790
A study of dust and gas at mars from Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) – Kelley et al., 2014, Astrophys. J. Lett. 792
High precision comet trajectory estimates: the Mars flyby of C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) – Farnocchia et al., 2015, presented at Am. Astron. Soc. Meeting #46, Ab. 205.01

CDP-VII, 2012: support for analysis of landing sites for future missions
B.L. Ehlmann California Institute of Technology Land-On Science at the Nili Fossae Carbonate Plains: Aqueous Alterations of Ultramafic Rocks and Clay-Carbonate Stratigraphy
Presentations
The Nili Fossae carbonate plains as viewed by TES, THEMIS, and CRISM: Alteration of ultramafic rocks and clay-carbonate stratigraphy – Ehlman & Edwards, 2013, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2424
How much carbonate in Mars rocks? A Co-Analysis of CRISM, TES, and THEMIS data at the Nili Fossae Carbonate Plains – Ehlmann & Edwards, 2013, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, Ab. P51D-1759
Nili Fossae Carbonates: Solving the Carbonate Puzzle and Examining Olivine from Primitive Melts or Mantle -- Ehlmann et al., 2014, presented at 1st Landing Site Workshop for Mars 2020 Rover
The Composition of the Martian Surface from Infrared Spectroscopy – Ehlmann & Edwards, 2014, Ann. Rev. Earth & Planet. Sci. 42(1)
B. Ehlmann California Institute of Technology Jezero Crater Basin Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Mineralogy Jezero Crater Delta: Reading the Geochemical Record of Clay-Carbonate Sedimentation – Ehlmann et al., 2014, presented at 1st Landing Site Workshop for Mars 2020 Rover
C.M Weitz Planetary Science Institute A Proposed Mars Landing Site West of Ladon Basin: Source-To-Sink Access to Ancient Crustal and Clay-Bearing Sedimentary Rocks Sedimentary deposits associated with small upland basins around Landon Basin – Weitz et al, 2013, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2081
C.M Weitz Planetary Science Institute A Proposed Mars Landing Site in Aram Chaos: Analyzing Possible Lacustrine Sediments

CDP-VI, 2010: support for analysis of landing sites for future missions
E. Noe Dobrea Planetary Science Institute Hydrothermal Deposits in NW Hellas as Landing Sites for Future Missions Hydrothermal Alteration in the NW Hellas Region – Dobrea & Swayze, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
W. Farrand Space Science Institute Exploration of Phyllosilicate-Bearing Terrains South of Mawrth Vallis
Presentations
Exploring the Mawrth Vallis Stratigraphy South of 20N – Farrand et al, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
South of Mawrth Vallis: A Potential Future Landing Site with Extensive Exposures of the Mawrth Vallis Stratigraphy – Farrand & Rice, 2012, LPSC, Ab. 1965
J. Michalski Planetary Science Institute Carbonates and Hydrothermal Phyllosilicates Exhumed from Deep in the Martian Crust: A High Priority Target for Future Mars Exploration
Presentations
Should the Deep Crust be our Primary Astrobiological Target for Mars? Observations from Leighton Crater and Other Sites – Michalski & Chuang, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
Fe-Mg clays, Al-clays, and sulfates in the northern Mawrth Vallis region – Michalski & Chuang, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
C.M Weitz Planetary Science Institute Investigation of Layered Sediments and Clays at Proposed Landing Sites in Ladon Valles
Presentations
A proposed future landing site in Landon Valles – Weitz & Bishop, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
Juventae Chasm and Ladon Basin – Weitz & Bishop, 2012, presented at First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
Investigation of Layered Sediments at a Proposed Future Mars Landing Site in Ladon Valles – Weitz & Bishop, 2012, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1243

CDP-V (MAVEN), 2010: support for 2013 MAVEN mission
S.W. Bougher Univ. of Michigan Coupled MGCM-MTGCM Mars Thermosphere Simulations and Resulting Data Products in Support of the MAVEN Mission
S.L. England Univ. of California, Berkeley MAVEN Critical Data Products from MGS MAG/ER On the nature of the variability of the Martian thermospheric mass density: Results from electron reflectometry with Mars Global Surveyor – England, 2012, J. Geophys. Res. 117
P. Withers Boston Univ. Empirical thermospheric variability observed by past aerobraking missions and radio science occultation experiments
Presentations
An observational study of the response of the thermosphere of Mars to lower atmospheric dust storms – Withers & Pratt, 2012, presented at the DPS Meeting, Ab. 214.06    
An observational study of the response of the upper atmosphere of Mars to lower atmospheric dust storms – Withers, 2013, Icarus 225

CDP-V (Landing Sites), 2010 - support for analysis of landing sites for future missions
J. Bandfield Univ. of Washington Characterization of Altered and Evolved Lithologies in Antoniadi Crater/Syrtis Major, Mars: Assessment of Potential Future Landing Sites Felsic and Altered Mineral Suite in Antoniadi Crater, Mars as a Future Rover Landing Site – Bandfield et al, 2011, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1671
J. Bishop SETI Institute CRISM and HiRISE Investigation of Aqueous Materials at the Juventae Plateau in order to Identify and Characterize a New Landing Site with High Potential for Habitability and Preservation of Biosignatures
Presentations
Mineralogy of Juventae Chasma: Sulfates in the light-toned mounds, mafic minerals in the bedrock, and hydrated silica and hydroxylated ferric sulfate on the plateau, Bishop et al, 2009, J. Geophys. Res. 114
Analysis of Phyllosilicate-bearing outcrops and their relationship to olivine- and pyroxene-bearing rocks at a proposed landing site at Libya Montes – Bishop et al, 2012, presented at the First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
L. Crumpler New Mexico Museum of Natural History Mars Landing Sites in Phyllosilicate, Carbonate (?), and Ancient Crustal Terrains of Libya Montes. Mars Landing Sites in Phyllosilicate, Carbonate, and Ancient Wet Noachian Terrains of Libya Montes, Crumpler et al, 2012, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1261
J. Grotzinger California Institute of Technology Future Mars Landing Sites at Terby Crater and Melas Chasma
J.R. Michalski Planetary Science Institute Fe/Mg-Phyllosilicates, Al- Phyllosilicates, and Sulfates: a Complex Aqueous Environment for Future Mars Exploration and Sample Return
Presentations
Mineralogy and stratigraphy of phyllosilicate-bearing and dark mantling units in the greater Mawrth Vallis/west Arabia Terra area: Constraints on geological origin – Noe Dobrea et al, 2010, J. Geophys. Res. 115(E7)
The Mawrth Vallis Region of Mars: A Potential Landing Site for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mission – Michalski et al, 2010, Astrobiology 10(7)
Fe-Mg clays, Al-clays, and sulfates in the northern Mawrth Vallis Region – Michalski, 2012, presented at the First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
C. Weitz Planetary Science Institute Investigation of Diverse Mineralogies in a Proposed Future Mars Landing Site at Noctis Labyrinthus
Presentations
A Proposed Future Mars Landing Site in Noctis Labyrinthus – Weitz & Bishop, 2011, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1874
Juventae Chasm and Ladon Basin – Weitz et al, 2012, presented at the First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
R. Williams Planetary Science Institute Interdisciplinary Investigation of Melas Basin for future Mars Landers
Presentations
A 2018 Rover Mission to Aqueous Deposits in the Melas Chasma Basin – Williams & Weitz, 2012, presented at the First Landing Site Workshop: Possible Joint Rover 2018 Landing Sites
Hydrated Minerals and Fluvial Features in and Around the Melas Chasma Basin – Weitz et al., 2012, LPSC, Ab. 2304

CDP-IV, 2007: support for future missions including MSL
J.L. Bandfield Arizona State Univ. TES and THEMIS surface mineralogy, dust cover, and emissivity for MSL landing site characterization
Presentations
TES and THEMIS compositional analyses of MSL landing sites – 4 presentations by Bandfield (and others), 2008, presented at 3rd MSL Landing Site Workshop
Mineralogical characterization of Mars Science Laboratory candidate landing sites from THEMIS and TES data – Rogers & Bandfield, 2009, Icarus 203
J.R. Barnes Oregon State Univ. Multiple-scale modeling of the near-surface environment for MSL surface operations
Presentations
The OSU Mars mesoscale and LES models: A status report – Barnes & Tyler, 2008, presented at LPSC, Ab. 9097
Atmospheric risk assessment for the Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent, and Landing system – Chen, et al., 2010, Aerospace Conference, IEEE, paper 1153
Assessment of Environments for Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent, and Surface Operations – Vasavada et al., 2012, Space Sci. Rev. 170
B. Cantor Malin Space Science Systems Dust storm activity at proposed MSL landing locations from Mars Orbiter Camera and Mars Color Imager data MOC observations of the 2001 Mars planet-encircling dust storm – Cantor, 2007, Icarus 186
Y. Cheng Jet Propulsion Laboratory High precision rock abundance and distribution mapping for MSL Landing Site selection Toward improved landing precision on Mars – Wolf et al., 2011, presented at Aerospace Conference, IEEE, paper 1209
P.R. Christensen Arizona State Univ. THEMIS-derived Thermal Inertia and Temperature Mosaics of the MSL Candidate Landing Sites
Presentations
Determining surface characteristics at candidate MSL landing sites using THEMIS high-resolution orbital thermal inertia data – Fergason & Christensen, 2006, presented at 1st MSL Landing Site Workshop    
Potential Chloride Salt Potential Chloride Salt MSL Landing Sites – Christensen et al., 2007, presented at 2nd MSL Landing Site Workshop
The TES and THEMIS View of Mars – Christensen, 2007, presented at 2nd MSL Landing Site Workshop
Surface Properties of the Mars Science Laboratory Candidate Landing Sites: Characterization from Orbit and Predictions – Fergason et al., 2012, Space Sci. Rev. 170
THEMIS Support for MSL – website reference
D.P. Hinson Carl Sagan Center SETI Investigation of atmospheric density/temperature profiles for Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) through data assimilation
Presentations
Structure and dynamics of the convective boundary layer on Mars as inferred from large-eddy simulations and remote-sensing measurements – Spiga et al., 2010, Quart. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc. 136
Atmospheric risk assessment for the Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent, and Landing system – Chen et al., 2010, presented at Aerospace Conference, IEEE, paper 1153
R. Kirk U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff High-Resolution Elevation Models for MSL from MRO CTX and HiRISE Images
Presentations
Meter-scale topography and slopes of candidate MSL landing sites from HiRISE stereo – Kirk et al., 2008, presented at 3rd MSL Landing Site Workshop
Wall-to-Wall 1-m Topographic Coverage of the Mars Science Laboratory Candidate Landing Sites – Kirk et al., 2011, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2407
Near-complete 1-m topographic models of the MSL candidate landing sites: Site safety and quality evaluation – Kirk et al., 2011, presented at EPSC, Vol. 6, Ab. 1465
DTMs (a subset of those available)
T.Z. Martin Jet Propulsion Laboratory Compilation of Martian dust opacity mapping and statistics
F. Seelos Johns Hopkins Universtiy / Applied Physics Laboratory Mineralogical Mapping for MSL
Presentations
CRISM special products for MSL landing site selection – Seelos et al., 2007, presented at 2nd MSL Landing Site Selection Workshop
CRISM MSL CDP overview – Seelos et al., 2008, 3rd MSL Landing Site Workshop
CRISM MSL CDP – Nili Fossae Trough – Seelos & Barnouin-Jha, 2008, presented at 3rd MSL Landing Site Workshop
CRISM view of Mars – Seelos et al., 2008, presented at the 3rd MSL Landing Site Workshop, several presentations
MRO CRISM systematic investigation of the MSL candidate landing sites – Seelos, Barnouin-Jha & Murchie, 2008, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2041
MRO CRISM - MSL Landing Site Selection – website reference
M. Smith Goddard Space Flight Center Mars IR Dust Climatology
M. Smith Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Temperature Characterization for MSL EDL
A. Toigo Cornell Univ. Atmospheric Modeling of Winds during MSL EDL
P. Withers Boston Univ. Spirit and Opportunity Atmospheric EDL Density/Temperature Profiles
Presentations
New data products from the Mars Odyssey Accelerometer: Report on scientific implications, data processing, validation and archiving – Withers, 2008, presented at 3rd International Workshop on the Mars Atmosphere: Modeling and Observations
Comparison of Atmospheric Observations and Predictions for the Atmospheric Entries of Spirit and Opportunity – Withers et al., 2008, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2175
Comparison of atmospheric observations and predictions for the atmospheric entries of Spirit and Opportunity – Withers et al., presented at LPSC, 2008, Ab. 2175    
MEX surface pressure measurements – Withers, 2009, presented at MEX RS Team meeting
Simplifying the Martian carbon dioxide cycle: An empirical model for predicting surface pressure – Withers & Tellman, 2009, presented at 3rd International Workshop on Mars Polar Energy Balance and the Carbon Dioxide Cycle, Ab. 7009
A simple method for supporting future landers by predicting surface pressure on Mars – Withers, 2009, presented at AOGS meeting, Ab. PS08-A021
Predicting Surface Pressure for MSL EDL – Withers, 2009, presented at MEX/VEX Radio Science Meeting
Empirical predictions of Martian surface pressure in support of the landing of Mars Science Laboratory – Withers, 2012, 9th International Planetary Probe Workshop
PDS archive of products

CDP-III, 2006: support for future missions including MRO, MSL, Phoenix
P. Christensen Arizona State Univ. Surface slope characteristics from TES EPF observations Mars Exploration Program 2007 Phoenix landing site selection and Characteristics – Arvidson et al, 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
M.P. Golombek Jet Propulsion Laboratory Rock size-frequency distributions at potential Phoenix landing sites
Presentations
Size-frequency distributions of rocks on the northern plains of Mars in HiRISE images with special reference to Phoenix landing sites – Golombek et al, 2007, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1405
Estimates of the number and size of rocks within reach of the robotic arm during Phoenix surface operations on Mars – Golombek et al, 2008, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1868
Size-frequency distributions of rocks on the northern plains of Mars with special reference to Phoenix landing surfaces – Golombek et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
Ice table depth variability near small rocks at the Phoenix landing site, Mars: A pre-landing assessment – Golombek et al, 2009, Icarus 199
See additional items under CDP II
R. Kirk U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff High resolution topographic mapping of candidate Phoenix landing sites
Presentations
Phoenix landing site topography from MOC – Kirk et al, 2005, presented at the 3rd Phoenix Landing Site Workshop
Phoenix landing site topomapping update – Kirk et al, 2007, presented at the 5th Phoenix Landing Site Workshop
Ultrahigh resolution topographic mapping of mars with HiRISE stereo images: methods and first results – Kirk et al, 2007, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1428
Ultrahigh resolution topographic mapping of Mars with MRO HiRISE stereo images: Meter-scale slopes of candidate Phoenix landing sites – Kirk et al, 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
Ultrahigh resolution topographic mapping of Mars with MRO HiRISE stereo images: Meter-scale slopes of candidate Phoenix landing sites – Kirk et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
J. Rice Arizona State Univ. THEMIS systematic monitoring of the Phoenix landing site regions

CDP-II, 2005: support for future missions including MRO, MSL, Phoenix
M.P. Golombek Jet Propulsion Laboratory Boulder size-frequency distributions in the northern plains
Presentations
Assessment of Mars Exploration Rover landing site predictions – Golombek et al., 2005, Nature 436
Boulder hazard assessment of potential Phoenix landing sites – Marlow et al., 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1094
Erosion rates at the Mars Exploration Rover landing sites and long-term climate change on Mars – Golombek et al., 2006, J. Geophys. Res. 111
See additional relevant products under CDP-III
G.M. Keating George Washington Univ. Characterization of the Mars upper atmosphere in support of MRO and future missions from Mars Express (MEx) experiments Initial Mars upper atmospheric structure results from the accelerometer science experiment aboard Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter – Keating et al., 2006, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, Ab. P33A-06
M.C. Malin Malin Space Science Systems High resolution slope analysis using Digital Elevation Maps derived from Mars Orbiter Camera data Introduction to special section on the Phoenix Mission: Landing Site Characterization Experiments, Mission Overviews, and Expected Science – Smith et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
M.C. Malin Malin Space Science Systems Improvement and validation of seasonal wind estimate methodology
M.C. Malin Malin Space Science Systems Acquisition, processing, early release, and mosaicing of Mars Orbiter Camera data
Presentations
Continuous monitoring of nightside upper thermospheric mass densities in the martian southern hemisphere over 4 martian years using electron reflectometry – Lillis et al., 2008, Icarus 194
Four Martian years of nightside upper thermospheric mass densities derived from electron reflectometry: Method extension and comparison with GCM simulations – Lillis et al., 2010, J. Geophys. Res. 115
J.F. Mustard Brown Univ. Mineralogy maps of OMEGA data to support Mars exploration
Presentations
Mineralogy of the Phoenix landing sites from the OMEGA-MEX imaging spectrometer – Poulet et al., 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1706
Global mineral maps on Mars – Gomez et al., 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1405
Global mineralogical and aqueous Mars history derived from OMEGA/Mars Express data – Bibring et al., 2006, Science 312
Martian surface mineralogy from Observatoire pour la Minéralogie, l'Eau, les Glaces et l'Activité on board the Mars Express spacecraft (OMEGA/MEx): Global mineral maps – Poulet et al., 2007, J. Geophys. Res. 112
CRISM multispectral summary products: Parameterizing mineral diversity on Mars from reflectance – Pelkey et al., 2007, J. Geophys. Res 112
D. Paige Univ. of California, Los Angeles Phoenix landing site ground ice depth map
T.J. Parker Jet Propulsion Laboratory Landing site map compilation for future Mars landers
Presentations
Geomorphology and terrain characterization of the 2007 Phoenix mission landing sites in the northern plains of Mars – Seelos et al., 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2166
Landing site map compilation and hazard assessment for Phoenix – Barge and Parker, 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2341
Geomorphologic and mineralogic characterization of the northern plains of Mars at the Phoenix Mission candidate landing sites – Seelos et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
Size-frequency distributions of rocks on the northern plains of Mars with special reference to Phoenix landing surfaces – Golombek et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
M.D. Smith Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric characterization for Phoenix and MSL mission planning
Presentations
Water-ice, water vapor and dust at the Phoenix landing latitudes and seasons – Tamppari et al., 2006, presented at LPSC, Ab. 2055
TES atmospheric temperature, aerosol optical depth, and water vapor observations 1999-2004 – Smith, 2006, presented at Second workshop on Mars atmosphere modelling and observations
One Martian year of atmospheric observations using MER Mini-TES -- Smith et al., 2006, J. Geophys. Res. 111
Water vapor behavior in the north polar region of mars as seen by MGS TES – Tamppari, et al., 2007, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1320
Expected atmospheric environment for the Phoenix landing season and location – Tamppari et al., 2008, J. Geophys. Res. 113
M.T. Zuber Goddard Space Flight Center Planetary atmospheric variability of Mars from doppler tracking of Mars orbiters
Presentations
Atmospheric density during the aerobraking of Mars Odyssey from radio tracking data – Mazarico et al., 2007, J. Spacecraft and Rockets 44
Preliminary results from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio science gravity investigation – Zuber et al., 2007, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1461
Atmospheric structure of the martian atmosphere near 250 km altitude from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio tracking data – Mazarico et al., 2007, presented at LPSC, Ab. 1715
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio science gravity investigation – Zuber et al., 2007, J. Geophys. Res. 112
Observation of atmospheric tides in the Martian exosphere using Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio tracking data – Mazarico et al., 2008, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35
Time variations of Mars’ gravitational field and seasonal changes in the masses of the polar ice caps – Smith et al., 2009, J. Geophys. Res. 114

CDP-I, 2003: Data products needed to support MER and other portions of the Mars Exploration Program
R.E. Arvidson Washington Univ. in St. Louis Development, Testing, and Delivery of a Dynamic Mechanical Simulation for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers Mars Exploration Rover mission – Crisp et al., 2003, J. Geophys. Res. 108
S.W. Bougher Univ. of Michigan MGCM-MTGCM Simulated Data Files for an Improved Engineering Model of Mars Upper Atmospheric Densities for 2006-2009
Presentations
Brief review on the results obtained with the MGS and Mars Odyssey 2001 accelerometer experiments – Keating et al., 2003, presented at the International Workshop: Mars Atmosphere Modeling and Observations
Polar warming in the Mars thermosphere: Seasonal variations owing to changing insolation and dust distributions – Bougher et al., 2006, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33
Comparative terrestrial planet thermospheres: Web archive of Images and Tables for Venus, Earth, and Mars Thermospheres
P.R. Christensen Arizona State Univ. THEMIS Infrared and Visible Mosaic Pilot Project THEMIS characterization of the MER Gusev crater landing site – Milam et al., 2003, J. Geophys. Res. 108
B.M. Jakosky Univ. of Colorado at Boulder Thermal Inertia of the MER landing sites
Presentations
High-resolution thermal inertia mapping of Mars: Sites of exobiological interest – Jakosky and Mellon, 2001, J. Geophys Res. 106
Thermophysical properties of the MER and Beagle II landing site regions on Mars – Jakosky et al., 2006, J. Geophys. Res. 111
G.M. Keating George Washington Univ. Archival of Mars Upper Atmosphere Properties Derived from Odyssey Accelerometer and Ancillary Data Collected During Aerobraking Density variability at scales typical of gravity waves observed in Mars’ thermosphere by the MGS accelerometer – Creasley et al., 2006, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33
T. Schofield Jet Propulsion Laboratory MER IMU data calibration and archival
L. Soderblom U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff Preparing for THEMIS Global Controlled Mosaics
G.M. Keating George Washington Univ. Archival of Mars Upper Atmosphere Properties Derived from Odyssey Accelerometer and Ancillary Data Collected During Aerobraking Density variability at scales typical of gravity waves observed in Mars’ thermosphere by the MGS accelerometer – Creasley et al., 2006, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33






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