October 14, 2014

A Selection of publications related to the study of the surface composition and implications for the history of water and of climate

  • Key Scientific Questions and Key Investigations from the First International Conference on Martian Phyllosilicates,

François Poulet, David W. Beaty, Jean-Pierre Bibring, David Bish, Janice L. Bishop, Eldar Noe Dobrea, John F. Mustard, Sabine Petit, Leah H. Roach,
Astrobiology, 9(3): 257-267, doi:10.1089/ast.2009.0335, April 2009

  • Mineralogical composition, structure, morphology, and geological history of Aram Chaos crater fill on Mars derived from OMEGA Mars Express data,

Masse et al.,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, E12006, doi:10.1029/2008JE003131, 2008

  • Abundance of minerals in the phyllosilicate-rich units on Mars,

Poulet, F. et al.,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 487, L41-L44, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:200810150, 2008

  • Mineralogy of Terra Meridiani and western Arabia Terra from OMEGA/MEx and implications for their formation,

Poulet F., Arvidson R.E., Gomez C., Morris R.V., Bibring J.-P., Langevin Y., Gondet B., Griffes J.,
Icarus, vol. 195, no1, pp. 106-130, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.11.031, 2008

  • Coupled ferric oxides and sulfates on the Martian surface,

Bibring et al.,
Science, Vol. 317. no. 5842, pp. 1206 - 1210, doi:10.1126/science.1144174, 2007

  • 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.,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, E08S02, doi:10.1029/2006JE002840, 2007

  • Early geochemical environment of Mars as determined from thermodynamics of phyllosilicates,

Chevrier V.,
Nature, 448, 60-63, doi:10.1038/nature05961, 2007

  • Merging views on Mars,

Bibring et al.,
Science, Vol. 313. no. 5795, pp. 1899 - 1901, doi:10.1126/science.1132311, 2006

  • Global mineralogical and aqueous Mars history derived from OMEGA/Mars Express data,

Bibring, et al.,
Science, Vol. 312. no. 5772, pp. 400 - 404, doi:10.1126/science.1122659, 2006

  • Phyllosilicates on Mars and implications for early martian climate,

Poulet, F. et al.,
Nature, 438, 623-627, doi:10.1038/nature04274, 2005

  • Sulfates in the north polar region of Mars detected by OMEGA/Mars Express,

Langevin et al.,
Science, Vol. 307. no. 5715, pp. 1584 - 1586, doi:10.1126/science.1109091, 2005

  • Mars surface diversity as revealed by the OMEGA/Mars Express observations,

Bibring et al.,
Science, Vol. 307. no. 5715, pp. 1576 - 1581, doi:10.1126/science.1108806, 2005

  • Sulfates in Martian layered terrains: The OMEGA/Mars Express view,

Gendrin et al.,
Science, Vol. 307. no. 5715, pp. 1587 - 1591, doi:10.1126/science.1109087, 2005