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2011

Microrovers for assisting humans on the moon and elsewhere: Microrover catalog, requirements, and general design conclusions

Betts, B. H., Peck, M., Stetson, D., Shoer, J., Svítek, T., Bell, J., Jones, T. D. & Purnell, F., Dec 1 2011, AIAA SPACE Conference and Exposition 2011. (AIAA SPACE Conference and Exposition 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2019

An Instrument Anomaly in the Mars Exploration Rover Pancam 1,009-nm Filter (R7): Characterization, Simulation, Correction, and Preliminary Verification

Jakobsen, S. J., Kinch, K. M., Madsen, M. B., Bell, J., Wellington, D., Dajose, L. & Alizai, K., Jan 2019, In : Earth and Space Science. 6, 1, p. 96-115 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mast cameras and Descent imager: Investigation and instrument descriptions

Malin, M. C., Ravine, M. A., Caplinger, M. A., Tony Ghaemi, F., Schaffner, J. A., Maki, J. N., Bell, J. F., Cameron, J. F., Dietrich, W. E., Edgett, K. S., Edwards, L. J., Garvin, J. B., Hallet, B., Herkenhoff, K. E., Heydari, E., Kah, L. C., Lemmon, M. T., Minitti, M. E., Olson, T. S., Parker, T. J. & 9 others, Rowland, S. K., Schieber, J., Sletten, R., Sullivan, R. J., Sumner, D. Y., Aileen Yingst, R., Duston, B. M., McNair, S. & Jensen, E. H., Aug 1 2017, In : Earth and Space Science. 4, 8, p. 506-539 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2018

THEMIS-VIS Investigations of Sand at Gale Crater

Bennett, K. A., Hill, J. R., Murray, K. C., Edwards, C. S., Bell, J. & Christensen, P., Aug 1 2018, In : Earth and Space Science. 5, 8, p. 352-363 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Hypanis Valles delta: The last highstand of a sea on early Mars?

Fawdon, P., Gupta, S., Davis, J. M., Warner, N. H., Adler, J. B., Balme, M. R., Bell, J. F., Grindrod, P. M. & Sefton-Nash, E., Oct 15 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 500, p. 225-241 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

Spectrophotometric properties of materials observed by Pancam on the Mars Exploration Rovers: 3. Sols 500-1525

Johnson, J. R., Grundy, W. M., Lemmon, M. T., Bell, J. & Deen, R. G., Mar 1 2015, In : Icarus. 248, p. 25-71 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Persistent aeolian activity at Endeavour crater, Meridiani Planum, Mars; new observations from orbit and the surface

Chojnacki, M., Johnson, J. R., Moersch, J. E., Fenton, L. K., Michaels, T. I. & Bell, J., May 1 2015, In : Icarus. 251, p. 275-290 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2020

Spectrophotometry from Mars Hand Lens Imager goniometer measurements: Kimberley region, Gale crater

Liang, W., Johnson, J. R., Hayes, A. G., Lemmon, M. T., Bell, J. F., Grundy, W. M. & Deen, R. G., Jan 1 2020, In : Icarus. 335, 113361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

The ChemCam Remote Micro-Imager at Gale crater: Review of the first year of operations on Mars

Le Mouélic, S., Gasnault, O., Herkenhoff, K. E., Bridges, N. T., Langevin, Y., Mangold, N., Maurice, S., Wiens, R. C., Pinet, P., Newsom, H. E., Deen, R. G., Bell, J., Johnson, J. R., Rapin, W., Barraclough, B., Blaney, D. L., Deflores, L., Maki, J., Malin, M. C., Pérez, R. & 1 others, Saccoccio, M., Mar 5 2015, In : Icarus. 249, p. 93-107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2019

Assessing Martian bedrock mineralogy through “windows” in the dust using near-infrared and thermal infrared remote sensing

Lai, J. C., Horgan, B., Bell, J. & Wellington, D. F., May 15 2019, In : Icarus. 324, p. 15-40 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Bagnold Dunes Campaign Phase 2: Visible/Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy of Longitudinal Ripple Sands

Johnson, J. R., Bell, J. F., Bender, S., Cloutis, E., Ehlmann, B., Fraeman, A., Gasnault, O., Maurice, S., Pinet, P., Thompson, L., Wellington, D. & Wiens, R. C., Sep 28 2018, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 18, p. 9480-9487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2017

Visible to near-infrared MSL/Mastcam multispectral imaging: Initial results from select high-interest science targets within Gale Crater, Mars

Wellington, D. F., Bell, J., Johnson, J. R., Kinch, K. M., Rice, M. S., Godber, A., Ehlmann, B. L., Fraeman, A. A. & Hardgrove, C., Jun 1 2017, In : American Mineralogist. 102, 6, p. 1202-1217 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2013

VNIR multispectral observations of rocks at Cape York, Endeavour crater, Mars by the Opportunity rover's Pancam

Farrand, W. H., Bell, J., Johnson, J. R., Rice, M. S. & Hurowitz, J. A., Jul 1 2013, In : Icarus. 225, 1, p. 709-725 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2014

Autonomous volcanic plume detection on planetary bodies

Lin, Y., Bunte, M., Saripalli, S., Bell, J. & Greeley, R., Apr 1 2014, In : Acta Astronautica. 97, 1, p. 151-163 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2012

The search for habitable worlds: Planetary exploration in the 21st century

Bell, J., Jun 1 2012, In : Daedalus. 141, 3, p. 8-22 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Atmospheric movies acquired at the Mars Science Laboratory landing site: Cloud morphology, frequency and significance to the Gale Crater water cycle and Phoenix mission results

Moores, J. E., Lemmon, M. T., Rafkin, S. C. R., Francis, R., Pla-Garcia, J., De La Torre Juárez, M., Bean, K., Kass, D., Haberle, R., Newman, C., Mischna, M., Vasavada, A., Rennó, N., Bell, J., Calef, F., Cantor, B., McConnochie, T. H., Harri, A. M., Genzer, M., Wong, M. & 5 others, Smith, M. D., Javier Martín-Torres, F., Zorzano, M. P., Kemppinen, O. & McCullough, E., May 1 2015, In : Advances in Space Research. 55, 9, p. 2217-2238 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2012

Trojans' Odyssey: Unveiling the early history of the Solar System

Lamy, P., Vernazza, P., Poncy, J., Martinot, V., Hinglais, E., Canalias, E., Bell, J., Cruikshank, D., Groussin, O., Helbert, J., Marzari, F., Morbidelli, A., Rosenblatt, P. & Sierks, H., Apr 1 2012, In : Experimental Astronomy. 33, 2-3, p. 685-721 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Widespread weathered glass on the surface of Mars

Horgan, B. & Bell, J., May 1 2012, In : Geology. 40, 5, p. 391-394 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
2014

Sands at Gusev crater, mars

Cabrol, N. A., Herkenhoff, K., Knoll, A. H., Farmer, J., Arvidson, R., Grin, E., Li, R., Fenton, L., Cohen, B., Bell, J. & Aileen Yingst, R., May 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 119, 5, p. 941-967 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2018

Diverse Lithologies and Alteration Events on the Rim of Noachian-Aged Endeavour Crater, Meridiani Planum, Mars: In Situ Compositional Evidence

Mittlefehldt, D. W., Gellert, R., vanBommel, S., Ming, D. W., Yen, A. S., Clark, B. C., Morris, R. V., Schröder, C., Crumpler, L. S., Grant, J. A., Jolliff, B. L., Arvidson, R. E., Farrand, W. H., Herkenhoff, K. E., Bell, J. F., Cohen, B. A., Klingelhöfer, G., Schrader, C. M. & Rice, J. W., May 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 123, 5, p. 1255-1306 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2012

Mars exploration: Roving the red planet

Bell, J., Oct 4 2012, In : Nature. 490, 7418, p. 34-35 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Scopus citations
2019

Photometric characterization of Lucideon and Avian Technologies color standards including application for calibration of the Mastcam-Z instrument on the Mars 2020 rover

Buz, J., Ehlmann, B. L., Kinch, K., Madsen, M. B., Johnson, J. R., Rice, M. S., Maki, J. & Bell, J. F., Feb 1 2019, In : Optical Engineering. 58, 2, 027108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2013

Fault dislocation modeled structure of lobate scarps from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera digital terrain models

Williams, N. R., Watters, T. R., Pritchard, M. E., Banks, M. E. & Bell, J., Jul 19 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 118, 2, p. 224-233 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011

Bounce Rock-A shergottite-like basalt encountered at Meridiani Planum, Mars

Zipfel, J., Schröder, C., Jolliff, B. L., Gellert, R., Herkenhoff, K. E., Rieder, R., Anderson, R., Bell, J., Brückner, J., Crisp, J. A., Christensen, P., Clark, B. C., De Souza, P. A., Dreibus, G., D'uston, C., Economou, T., Gorevan, S. P., Hahn, B. C., Klingelhöfer, G., Mccoy, T. J. & 9 others, Mcsween, H. Y., Ming, D. W., Morris, R. V., Rodionov, D. S., Squyres, S. W., Wänke, H., Wright, S. P., Wyatt, M. B. & Yen, A. S., Jan 1 2011, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 46, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2014

Mineralogy of a mudstone at Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater, Mars

Vaniman, D. T., Bish, D. L., Ming, D. W., Bristow, T. F., Morris, R. V., Blake, D. F., Chipera, S. J., Morrison, S. M., Treiman, A. H., Rampe, E. B., Rice, M., Achilles, C. N., Grotzinger, J. P., McLennan, S. M., Williams, J., Bell, J., Newsom, H. E., Downs, R. T., Maurice, S., Sarrazin, P. & 16 others, Yen, A. S., Morookian, J. M., Farmer, J., Stack, K., Milliken, R. E., Ehlmann, B. L., Sumner, D. Y., Berger, G., Crisp, J. A., Hurowitz, J. A., Anderson, R., Des Marais, D. J., Stolper, E. M., Edgett, K. S., Gupta, S. & Spanovich, N., Jan 1 2014, In : Science. 343, 6169, 1243480.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

291 Scopus citations
2012

Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) investigation

Edgett, K. S., Yingst, R. A., Ravine, M. A., Caplinger, M. A., Maki, J. N., Ghaemi, F. T., Schaffner, J. A., Bell, J., Edwards, L. J., Herkenhoff, K. E., Heydari, E., Kah, L. C., Lemmon, M. T., Minitti, M. E., Olson, T. S., Parker, T. J., Rowland, S. K., Schieber, J., Sullivan, R. J., Sumner, D. Y. & 6 others, Thomas, P. C., Jensen, E. H., Simmonds, J. J., Sengstacken, A. J., Willson, R. G. & Goetz, W., Sep 1 2012, In : Space Science Reviews. 170, 1-4, p. 259-317 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Scopus citations

Characterization of previously unidentified lunar pyroclastic deposits using Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera data

Gustafson, J. O., Bell, J., Gaddis, L. R., Hawke, B. R. & Giguere, T. A., Jun 20 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 117, 6, E00H25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2011

Characteristics, distribution, origin, and significance of opaline silica observed by the Spirit rover in Gusev crater, Mars

Ruff, S., Farmer, J., Calvin, W. M., Herkenhoff, K. E., Johnson, J. R., Morris, R. V., Rice, M. S., Arvidson, R. E., Bell, J., Christensen, P. & Squyres, S. W., May 4 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 116, 4, E00F23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Scopus citations
2014

Calcium sulfate veins characterized by ChemCam/Curiosity at Gale crater, Mars

Nachon, M., Clegg, S. M., Mangold, N., Schröder, S., Kah, L. C., Dromart, G., Ollila, A., Johnson, J. R., Oehler, D. Z., Bridges, J. C., Le Mouélic, S., Forni, O., Wiens, R. C., Anderson, R. B., Blaney, D. L., Bell, J., Clark, B., Cousin, A., Dyar, M. D., Ehlmann, B. & 16 others, Fabre, C., Gasnault, O., Grotzinger, J., Lasue, J., Lewin, E., Léveillé, R., McLennan, S., Maurice, S., Meslin, P. Y., Rapin, W., Rice, M., Squyres, S. W., Stack, K., Sumner, D. Y., Vaniman, D. & Wellington, D., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 119, 9, p. 1991-2016 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

129 Scopus citations
2018

Spectral reflectance “deconstruction” of the Murchison CM2 carbonaceous chondrite and implications for spectroscopic investigations of dark asteroids

Cloutis, E. A., Pietrasz, V. B., Kiddell, C., Izawa, M. R. M., Vernazza, P., Burbine, T. H., DeMeo, F., Tait, K. T., Bell, J. F., Mann, P., Applin, D. M. & Reddy, V., May 1 2018, In : Icarus. 305, p. 203-224 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2015

ChemCam passive reflectance spectroscopy of surface materials at the Curiosity landing site, Mars

Johnson, J. R., Bell, J., Bender, S., Blaney, D., Cloutis, E., DeFlores, L., Ehlmann, B., Gasnault, O., Gondet, B., Kinch, K., Lemmon, M., Le Mouélic, S., Maurice, S., Rice, M. & Wiens, R. C., Mar 5 2015, In : Icarus. 249, p. 74-92 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Dust aerosol, clouds, and the atmospheric optical depth record over 5 Mars years of the Mars Exploration Rover mission

Lemmon, M. T., Wolff, M. J., Bell, J., Smith, M. D., Cantor, B. A. & Smith, P. H., May 1 2015, In : Icarus. 251, p. 96-111 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations
2017

Visible/near-infrared spectral diversity from in situ observations of the Bagnold Dune Field sands in Gale Crater, Mars

Johnson, J. R., Achilles, C., Bell, J. F., Bender, S., Cloutis, E., Ehlmann, B., Fraeman, A., Gasnault, O., Hamilton, V. E., Le Mouélic, S., Maurice, S., Pinet, P., Thompson, L., Wellington, D. & Wiens, R. C., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 122, 12, p. 2655-2684 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2020

Comparison of novelty detection methods for multispectral images in rover-based planetary exploration missions

Kerner, H. R., Wagstaff, K. L., Bue, B. D., Wellington, D. F., Jacob, S., Horton, P., Bell, J. F., Kwan, C. & Ben Amor, H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2019

Large Dust Aerosol Sizes Seen During the 2018 Martian Global Dust Event by the Curiosity Rover

Lemmon, M. T., Guzewich, S. D., McConnochie, T., de Vicente-Retortillo, A., Martínez, G., Smith, M. D., Bell, J. F., Wellington, D. & Jacob, S., Aug 28 2019, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 46, 16, p. 9448-9456 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Evidence for recent and ancient faulting at Mare Frigoris and implications for lunar tectonic evolution

Williams, N. R., Bell, J., Watters, T. R., Banks, M. E., Daud, K. & French, R. A., Jul 1 2019, In : Icarus. 326, p. 151-161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2013

Spectral reflectance properties of HED meteorites+CM2 carbonaceous chondrites: Comparison to HED grain size and compositional variations and implications for the nature of low-albedo features on Asteroid 4 Vesta

Cloutis, E. A., Izawa, M. R. M., Pompilio, L., Reddy, V., Hiesinger, H., Nathues, A., Mann, P., Le Corre, L., Palomba, E. & Bell, J., Apr 1 2013, In : Icarus. 223, 2, p. 850-877 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2014

Hypotheses for the origin of fine-grained sedimentary rocks at Santa Maria crater, Meridiani Planum

Edgar, L. A., Grotzinger, J. P., Bell, J. & Hurowitz, J. A., May 15 2014, In : Icarus. 234, p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

A global survey of martian central mounds: Central mounds as remnants of previously more extensive large-scale sedimentary deposits

Bennett, K. A. & Bell, J., Jan 15 2016, In : Icarus. 264, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2015

Evidence for an explosive origin of central pit craters on Mars

Williams, N. R., Bell, J., Christensen, P. & Farmer, J., May 5 2015, In : Icarus. 252, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2019

Hypotheses for the origin of the Hypanis fan-shaped deposit at the edge of the Chryse escarpment, Mars: Is it a delta?

Adler, J. B., Bell, J. F., Fawdon, P., Davis, J., Warner, N. H., Sefton-Nash, E. & Harrison, T. N., Feb 2019, In : Icarus. 319, p. 885-908 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2011

Origin of the structure and planform of small impact craters in fractured targets: Endurance Crater at Meridiani Planum, Mars

Watters, W. A., Grotzinger, J. P., Bell, J., Grant, J., Hayes, A. G., Li, R., Squyres, S. W. & Zuber, M. T., Jan 1 2011, In : Icarus. 211, 1, p. 472-497 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2018
3 Scopus citations
2012

Seasonally active slipface avalanches in the north polar sand sea of Mars: Evidence for a wind-related origin

Horgan, B. H. N. & Bell, J., May 1 2012, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 39, 9, L09201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2016

Oxidation of manganese in an ancient aquifer, Kimberley formation, Gale crater, Mars

Lanza, N. L., Wiens, R. C., Arvidson, R. E., Clark, B. C., Fischer, W. W., Gellert, R., Grotzinger, J. P., Hurowitz, J. A., McLennan, S. M., Morris, R. V., Rice, M. S., Bell, J., Berger, J. A., Blaney, D. L., Bridges, N. T., Calef, F., Campbell, J. L., Clegg, S. M., Cousin, A., Edgett, K. S. & 24 others, Fabre, C., Fisk, M. R., Forni, O., Frydenvang, J., Hardy, K. R., Hardgrove, C., Johnson, J. R., Lasue, J., Le Mouélic, S., Malin, M. C., Mangold, N., Martìn-Torres, J., Maurice, S., McBride, M. J., Ming, D. W., Newsom, H. E., Ollila, A. M., Sautter, V., Schröder, S., Thompson, L. M., Treiman, A. H., VanBommel, S., Vaniman, D. T. & Zorzano, M. P., Jul 28 2016, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 14, p. 7398-7407 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2011

Influence of fault-controlled topography on fluvio-deltaic sedimentary systems in Eberswalde crater, Mars

Rice, M. S., Gupta, S., Bell, J. & Warner, N. H., Aug 1 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 16, L16203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2013

Quantifying the martian geochemical reservoirs: An interdisciplinary perspective

Toplis, M. J., Bell, J., Chassefière, E., Sotin, C., Spohn, T. & Blanc, M., Jan 1 2013, In : Space Science Reviews. 174, 1-4, p. 5-9 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Demosaicing enhancement using pixel-level fusion

Kwan, C., Chou, B., Kwan, L. Y. M., Larkin, J., Ayhan, B., Bell, J. & Kerner, H., Nov 29 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Signal, Image and Video Processing. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2013

Space exploration: Life on mars

Bell, J., May 15 2013, In : Nature. 497, 7449, p. 314-315 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Context of ancient aqueous environments on Mars from in situ geologic mapping at Endeavour Crater

Crumpler, L. S., Arvidson, R. E., Bell, J., Clark, B. C., Cohen, B. A., Farrand, W. H., Gellert, R., Golombek, M., Grant, J. A., Guinness, E., Herkenhoff, K. E., Johnson, J. R., Jolliff, B., Ming, D. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Parker, T., Rice, J. W., Squyres, S. W., Sullivan, R. & Yen, A. S., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 120, 3, p. 538-569 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations