Philip Christensen

Regents' Professor

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1976 …2022

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  • 2022

    The Emirates Mars Mission

    Amiri, H. E. S., Brain, D., Sharaf, O., Withnell, P., McGrath, M., Alloghani, M., Al Awadhi, M., Al Dhafri, S., Al Hamadi, O., Al Matroushi, H., Al Shamsi, Z., Al Shehhi, O., Chaffin, M., Deighan, J., Edwards, C., Ferrington, N., Harter, B., Holsclaw, G., Kelly, M., Kubitschek, D. & 29 others, Landin, B., Lillis, R., Packard, M., Parker, J., Pilinski, E., Pramman, B., Reed, H., Ryan, S., Sanders, C., Smith, M., Tomso, C., Wrigley, R., Al Mazmi, H., Al Mheiri, N., Al Shamsi, M., Al Tunaiji, E., Badri, K., Christensen, P., England, S., Fillingim, M., Forget, F., Jain, S., Jakosky, B. M., Jones, A., Lootah, F., Luhmann, J. G., Osterloo, M., Wolff, M. & Yousuf, M., Feb 2022, In: Space Science Reviews. 218, 1, 4.

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    1 Scopus citations
  • 2021

    Emirates Mars Mission Characterization of Mars Atmosphere Dynamics and Processes

    Almatroushi, H., AlMazmi, H., AlMheiri, N., AlShamsi, M., AlTunaiji, E., Badri, K., Lillis, R. J., Lootah, F., Yousuf, M., Amiri, S., Brain, D. A., Chaffin, M., Deighan, J., Edwards, C. S., Forget, F., Smith, M. D., Wolff, M. J., Christensen, P. R., England, S., Fillingim, M. & 7 others, Holsclaw, G. M., Jain, S., Jones, A. R., Osterloo, M., Jakosky, B. M., Luhmann, J. G. & Young, R. M. B., Dec 2021, In: Space Science Reviews. 217, 8, 89.

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    Open Access
    3 Scopus citations
  • Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids: Science goals

    Levison, H. F., Olkin, C. B., Noll, K. S., Marchi, S., Bell, J. F., Bierhaus, E., Binzel, R., Bottke, W., Britt, D., Brown, M., Buie, M., Christensen, P., Emery, J., Grundy, W., Hamilton, V. E., Howett, C., Mottola, S., Pätzold, M., Reuter, D., Spencer, J. & 5 others, Statler, T. S., Stern, S. A., Sunshine, J., Weaver, H. & Wong, I., Oct 2021, In: Planetary Science Journal. 2, 5, abf840.

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    Open Access
    3 Scopus citations
  • 2018

    The OSIRIS-REx Thermal Emission Spectrometer (OTES) Instrument

    Christensen, P., Hamilton, V. E., Mehall, G. L., Pelham, D., O’Donnell, W., Anwar, S., Bowles, H., Chase, S., Fahlgren, J., Farkas, Z., Fisher, T., James, O., Kubik, I., Lazbin, I., Miner, M., Rassas, M., Schulze, L., Shamordola, K., Tourville, T., West, G. & 2 others, Woodward, R. & Lauretta, D., Aug 1 2018, In: Space Science Reviews. 214, 5, 87.

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    Open Access
    67 Scopus citations
  • 2017

    OSIRIS-REx: Sample Return from Asteroid (101955) Bennu

    Lauretta, D. S., Balram-Knutson, S. S., Beshore, E., Boynton, W. V., Drouet D’Aubigny, C., DellaGiustina, D. N., Enos, H. L., Golish, D. R., Hergenrother, C. W., Howell, E. S., Bennett, C. A., Morton, E. T., Nolan, M. C., Rizk, B., Roper, H. L., Bartels, A. E., Bos, B. J., Dworkin, J. P., Highsmith, D. E., Lorenz, D. A. & 28 others, Lim, L. F., Mink, R., Moreau, M. C., Nuth, J. A., Reuter, D. C., Simon, A. A., Bierhaus, E. B., Bryan, B. H., Ballouz, R., Barnouin, O. S., Binzel, R. P., Bottke, W. F., Hamilton, V. E., Walsh, K. J., Chesley, S. R., Christensen, P., Clark, B. E., Connolly, H. C., Crombie, M. K., Daly, M. G., Emery, J. P., McCoy, T. J., McMahon, J. W., Scheeres, D. J., Messenger, S., Nakamura-Messenger, K., Righter, K. & Sandford, S. A., Oct 1 2017, In: Space Science Reviews. 212, 1-2, p. 925-984 60 p.

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    317 Scopus citations
  • 2016

    The sustainability of habitability on terrestrial planets: Insights, questions, and needed measurements from Mars for understanding the evolution of Earth-like worlds

    Ehlmann, B. L., Anderson, F. S., Andrews-Hanna, J., Catling, D. C., Christensen, P., Cohen, B. A., Dressing, C. D., Edwards, C. S., Elkins-Tanton, L., Farley, K. A., Fassett, C. I., Fischer, W. W., Fraeman, A. A., Golombek, M. P., Hamilton, V. E., Hayes, A. G., Herd, C. D. K., Horgan, B., Hu, R., Jakosky, B. M. & 26 others, Johnson, J. R., Kasting, J. F., Kerber, L., Kinch, K. M., Kite, E. S., Knutson, H. A., Lunine, J. I., Mahaffy, P. R., Mangold, N., McCubbin, F. M., Mustard, J. F., Niles, P. B., Quantin-Nataf, C., Rice, M. S., Stack, K. M., Stevenson, D. J., Stewart, S. T., Toplis, M. J., Usui, T., Weiss, B. P., Werner, S. C., Wordsworth, R. D., Wray, J. J., Yingst, R. A., Yung, Y. L. & Zahnle, K. J., Oct 1 2016, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 121, 10, p. 1927-1961 35 p.

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    52 Scopus citations
  • 2012

    Planning for mars returned sample science: Final report of the MSR end-to-end international science analysis group (E2E-iSAG)

    McLennan, S., Sephton, M., Beaty, D., Hecht, M., Pepin, B., Leya, I., Jones, J., Weiss, B., Race, M., Rummel, J., Buxbaum, K., Conley, C., Backes, P., Hemming, S., Pierce, E., Rasbury, T., Jakosky, B., Mahaffy, P., Bass, D., Bridges, J. & 41 others, Budney, C., Christensen, P., Coleman, M., Fernández-Remolar, D., Glavin, D., Goesmann, F., Grotzinger, J., Javaux, E., Johnson, J., May, L., McSween, H., Morris, D., Mustard, J., Niles, P., Papike, J., Smith, C., Steele, A., Velbel, M., Westall, F., Whetsel, C., Wray, J., Zurek, R., Allen, C., Allwood, A. C., Barbieri, R., Boston, P., Carr, M., Grady, M., Grant, J., Heber, V. S., Herd, C. D. K., Hofmann, B., King, P., Mangold, N., Ori, G. G., Rossi, A. P., Raulin, F., Ruff, S. W., Sherwood Lollar, B., Symes, S. & Wilson, M. G., Mar 1 2012, In: Astrobiology. 12, 3, p. 175-230 56 p.

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    49 Scopus citations
  • 2006

    Overview of the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover Mission to Meridiani Planum: Eagle Crater to Purgatory Ripple

    Squyres, S. W., Arvidson, R. E., Bollen, D., Bell, J., Brückner, J., Cabrol, N. A., Calvin, W. M., Carr, M. H., Christensen, P., Clark, B. C., Crumpler, L., Des Marais, D. J., d'Uston, C., Economou, T., Farmer, J., Farrand, W. H., Folkner, W., Gellert, R., Glotch, T. D., Golombek, M. P. & 34 others, Gorevan, S., Grant, J. A., Greeley, R., Grotzinger, J., Herkenhoff, K. E., Hviid, S., Johnson, J. R., Klingelhöfer, G., Knoll, A. H., Landis, G., Lemmon, M. T., Li, R., Madsen, M. B., Malin, M. C., McLennan, S. M., McSween, H. Y., Ming, D. W., Moersch, J., Morris, R. V., Parker, T., Rice, J. W., Richter, L., Rieder, R., Schröder, C., Sims, M., Smith, M., Smith, P., Soderblom, L. A., Sullivan, R. J., Tosca, N. J., Wänke, H., Wdowiak, T., Wolff, M. J. & Yen, A. S., Dec 20 2006, In: Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 111, 12, E12S12.

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    145 Scopus citations
  • Overview of the Spirit Mars Exploration Rover Mission to Gusev Crater: Landing site to Backstay Rock in the Columbia Hills

    Arvidson, R. E., Squyres, S. W., Anderson, R. C., Bell, J., Blaney, D., Brückner, J., Cabrol, N. A., Calvin, W. M., Carr, M. H., Christensen, P., Clark, B. C., Crumpler, L., Des Marais, D. J., de Souza, J. A., d'Uston, C., Economou, T., Farmer, J., Farrand, W. H., Folkner, W., Golombek, M. P. & 43 others, Gorevan, S., Grant, J. A., Greeley, R., Grotzinger, J., Guinness, E., Hahn, B. C., Haskin, L., Herkenhoff, K. E., Hurowitz, J. A., Hviid, S., Johnson, J. R., Klingelhöfer, G., Knoll, A. H., Landis, G., Leff, C., Lemmon, M., Li, R., Madsen, M. B., Malin, M. C., McLennan, S. M., McSween, H. Y., Ming, D. W., Moersch, J., Morris, R. V., Parker, T., Rice, J. W., Richter, L., Rieder, R., Rodionov, D. S., Schröder, C., Sims, M., Smith, M., Smith, P., Soderblom, L. A., Sullivan, R., Thompson, S. D., Tosca, N. J., Wang, A., Wänke, H., Ward, J., Wdowiak, T., Wolff, M. & Yen, A., Feb 20 2006, In: Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 111, 2, E02S01.

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    154 Scopus citations
  • 2005

    Assessment of Mars Exploration Rover landing site predictions

    Golombek, M. P., Arvidson, R. E., Bell, J., Christensen, P., Crisp, J. A., Crumpler, L. S., Ehlmann, B. L., Fergason, R. L., Grant, J. A., Greeley, R., Haldemann, A. F. C., Kass, D. M., Parker, T. J., Schofield, J. T., Squyres, S. W. & Zurek, R. W., Jul 7 2005, In: Nature. 436, 7047, p. 44-48 5 p.

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    85 Scopus citations
  • Compositional heterogeneity of the ancient Martian crust: Analysis of Ares Vallis bedrock with THEMIS and TES data

    Rogers, A. D., Christensen, P. & Bandfield, J. L., May 20 2005, In: Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 110, 5, p. 1-26 26 p.

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    70 Scopus citations
  • Geologic and mineralogic mapping of Aram Chaos: Evidence for a water-rich history

    Glotch, T. D. & Christensen, P., Sep 20 2005, In: Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 110, 9, p. 1-21 21 p., E09006.

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    84 Scopus citations
  • The many faces of mars

    Christensen, P., Jul 2005, In: Scientific American. 293, 1, p. 32-39 8 p.

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    3 Scopus citations
  • 2004

    2001 Mars Odyssey mission summary

    Saunders, R. S., Arvidson, R. E., Badhwar, G. D., Boynton, W. V., Christensen, P., Cucinotta, F. A., Feldman, W. C., Gibbs, R. G., Kloss, C., Landano, M. R., Mase, R. A., Mcsmith, G. W., Meyer, M. A., Mitrofanov, I. G., Pace, G. D., Plaut, J. J., Sidney, W. P., Spencer, D. A., Thompson, T. W. & Zeitlin, C. J., 2004, In: Space Science Reviews. 110, 1-2, p. 1-36 36 p.

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    64 Scopus citations
  • The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) for the Mars 2001 Odyssey mission

    Christensen, P., Jakosky, B. M., Kieffer, H. H., Malin, M. C., McSween, H. Y., Nealson, K., Mehall, G. L., Silverman, S. H., Ferry, S., Caplinger, M. & Ravine, M., 2004, In: Space Science Reviews. 110, 1-2, p. 85-130 46 p.

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    726 Scopus citations
  • 2003

    Forced waves in the martian atmosphere from MGS TES nadir data

    Banfield, D., Conrath, B. J., Smith, M. D., Christensen, P. & Wilson, R. J., Feb 1 2003, In: Icarus. 161, 2, p. 319-345 27 p.

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    92 Scopus citations
  • 2000

    An intercomparison of ground-based millimeter, MGS TES, and Viking atmospheric temperature measurements: Seasonal and interannual variability of temperatures and dust loading in the global Mars atmosphere

    Clancy, R. T., Sandor, B. J., Wolff, M. J., Christensen, P., Smith, M. D., Pearl, J. C., Conrath, B. J. & Wilson, R. J., Apr 25 2000, In: Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 105, E4, p. 9553-9571 19 p., 1999JE001089.

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    306 Scopus citations