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15 Citations (Scopus)

Craters, boulders and regolith of (101955) Bennu indicative of an old and dynamic surface

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Geoscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
asteroid
crater
mass movement
infill
23 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for widespread hydrated minerals on asteroid (101955) Bennu

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Astronomy. 3, 4, p. 332-340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asteroids
minerals
organic chemistry
carbonaceous chondrites
regolith

Low-temperature specific heat capacity measurements and application to Mars thermal modeling

Vu, T. H., Piqueux, S., Choukroun, M., Edwards, C. S., Christensen, P. & Glotch, T. D., Mar 15 2019, In : Icarus. 321, p. 824-840 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat capacity
inertia
mars
Mars
specific heat
16 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of rubble-pile asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx imaging and thermal analysis

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Astronomy. 3, 4, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
piles
asteroids
resources
thermal analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
regolith
crater
10 Citations (Scopus)

Shape of (101955) Bennu indicative of a rubble pile with internal stiffness

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Geoscience. 12, 4, p. 247-252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stiffness
pile
mass wasting
asteroid
resource
16 Citations (Scopus)

The dynamic geophysical environment of (101955) Bennu based on OSIRIS-REx measurements

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Astronomy. 3, 4, p. 352-361 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
asteroids
resources
lobes
metal spinning
10 Citations (Scopus)

The operational environment and rotational acceleration of asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx observations

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 1291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Minor Planets
Spacecraft
Asteroids
regolith
asteroids
25 Citations (Scopus)

The unexpected surface of asteroid (101955) Bennu

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 4 2019, In : Nature. 568, 7750, p. 55-60 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Minor Planets
Spacecraft
Meteoroids
Radar
Prebiotics
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Complex Fluviolacustrine Environment on Early Mars and Its Astrobiological Potentials

Huang, J., Salvatore, M. R., Edwards, C. S., Harris, R. L. & Christensen, P., Aug 1 2018, In : Astrobiology. 18, 8, p. 1081-1091 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mars
mars
Chlorides
chlorides
chloride
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bulk mineralogy of the NE Syrtis and Jezero crater regions of Mars derived through thermal infrared spectral analyses

Salvatore, M. R., Goudge, T. A., Bramble, M. S., Edwards, C. S., Bandfield, J. L., Amador, E. S., Mustard, J. F. & Christensen, P., Feb 1 2018, In : Icarus. 301, p. 76-96 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mineralogy
craters
mars
crater
Mars
4 Citations (Scopus)

Region of interest aware compressive sensing of THEMIS images and its reconstruction quality

Chakraborty, S., Banerjee, A., Gupta, S. & Christensen, P., Jun 25 2018, 2018 IEEE Aerospace Conference, AERO 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-March. p. 1-11 11 p.

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

Image sensors
Image quality
Sampling
compression
Spacecraft

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

crater
sand
Mars
dune
inertia
17 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

OSIRIS
thermal emission
spectrometer
spectrometers
sampling
1 Citation (Scopus)
forest fire
land cover
Fires
modeling
filter
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Acidic weathering of basalt and basaltic glass: 1. Near-infrared spectra, thermal infrared spectra, and implications for Mars

Horgan, B. H. N., Smith, R. J., Cloutis, E. A., Mann, P. & Christensen, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 122, 1, p. 172-202 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

basalt
weathering
Weathering
mars
Mars
2 Citations (Scopus)

Acid weathering of basalt and basaltic glass: 2. Effects of microscopic alteration textures on spectral properties

Smith, R. J., Horgan, B. H. N., Mann, P., Cloutis, E. A. & Christensen, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 122, 1, p. 203-227 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

basalt
weathering
Weathering
Silicon Dioxide
silica
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of dynamic parameters of MODIS NDVI time series nonlinear model using particle filtering

Chakraborty, S., Banerjee, A., Gupta, S., Papandreou-Suppappola, A. & Christensen, P., Dec 1 2017, 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium: International Cooperation for Global Awareness, IGARSS 2017 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-July. p. 1091-1094 4 p. 8127146

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

NDVI
MODIS
Time series
time series
Extended Kalman filters
3 Citations (Scopus)

Flank vents and graben as indicators of Late Amazonian volcanotectonic activity on Olympus Mons

Peters, S. I. & Christensen, P., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 122, 3, p. 501-523 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volcanic activity
volcanoes
Vents
vents
cameras
1 Citation (Scopus)

History of Mars atmosphere observations

James, P. B., Christensen, P., Clancy, R. T., Lemmon, M. T. & Withers, P., Jun 29 2017, The Atmosphere and Climate of Mars. Cambridge University Press, p. 20-41 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mars atmosphere
histories
87 Citations (Scopus)

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., Aug 28 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Space Science Reviews. p. 1-60 60 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asteroids
asteroid
resources
spacecraft
resource
3 Citations (Scopus)

Post-projection removal of row- and column-correlated noise in line-scanning data: Application to THEMIS infrared data

Nowicki, K. J., Edwards, C. S. & Christensen, P., Oct 23 2017, 2013 5th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing, WHISPERS 2013. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2013-June. 8080692

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

Imaging systems
Calibration
Infrared radiation
Scanning
Spectrum analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Removal of salt-and-pepper noise in THEMIS infrared radiance and emissivity spectral data of the martian surface

Nowicki, K. J., Edwards, C. S. & Christensen, P., Oct 23 2017, 2013 5th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing, WHISPERS 2013. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2013-June. 8080598

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

White noise
Salts
Color
Infrared radiation
Planets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Well-preserved low thermal inertia ejecta deposits surrounding young secondary impact craters on Mars

Hill, J. R. & Christensen, P., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 122, 6, p. 1276-1299 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ejecta
craters
inertia
mars
crater
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Recurring slope lineae and chlorides on the surface of Mars

Mitchell, J. L. & Christensen, P., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 121, 8, p. 1411-1428 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mars
Chlorides
Mars
chlorides
chloride
8 Citations (Scopus)

The geologic history of Margaritifer basin, Mars

Salvatore, M. R., Kraft, M. D., Edwards, C. S. & Christensen, P., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chaos theory
mars
Mars
histories
history
25 Citations (Scopus)

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 E: Planets. 121, 10, p. 1927-1961 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

habitability
terrestrial planets
Planets
mars
Sustainable development
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

craters
mars
crater
explosive
Mars