Adrian Brown, SETI Institute

+ Papers and Maps in professional journals

  1. 'Compact Reonnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) north polar springtime recession mapping: First 3 Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin and S. Murchie (2009)  Journal of Geophysical Research 117 E00J20 doi:10.1029/2012JE004113
  2. 'Symmetry relations revealed in Mueller matrix hemispherical maps' with Yu Xie (2012) Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 113(8) 644-651  doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.01.008
  3. 'Hyperspectral alteration mapping of early Archean hydrothermal systems in the North Pole Dome, Pilbara Craton' with T.J. Cudahy, M.R. Walter and A.H. Hickman (2011) Geological Survey of Western Australia Map, GSWA Record 2011/15, 28pp. Also available as a Google Book here
  4. 'Hydrothermal formation of Clay-Carbonate alteration assemblages in the Nili Fossae region of Mars' with S. J. Hook, A. M. Baldridge, J. K. Crowley, N. T. Bridges, B. J. Thomson, G. M. Marion, C. R. de Souza Filho and J. L. Bishop (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 174-182  doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.06.018
  5. 'Compact Reonnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) south polar mapping: First Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin, P. McGuire and S. Murchie (2009)  Journal of Geophysical Research 115 E00D13 doi:10.1029/2009JE003333
  6. 'The MARTE Imaging Spectrometer Experiment: Design and Analysis' with B. Sutter and S. Dunagan (2008)  Astrobiology 8(5) 1001-1011
  7. 'Louth Crater: Evolution of a layered water ice mound' with S. Byrne, L. Tornabene and T. Roush (2008) Icarus 196 433-445 doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.11.023
  8. 'Hydrothermal alteration at the Panorama Formation, North Pole Dome, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia' with T.J. Cudahy and M.R. Walter (2006) Precambrian Research, 151, 211-223 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2006.08.014
  9. 'Spectral Curve Fitting for Automatic Hyperspectral data Analysis,' (2006) Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(6) 1601-1608 doi:10.1109/TGRS.2006.870435
  10. 'Hyperspectral mapping of Dresser Formation, Pilbara Craton' with M. Walter and T. Cudahy (2005) Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52 , 353-364 doi:10.1080/08120090500134530
  11. 'SWIR Investigation of sites of astrobiological interest' with T. Cudahy and M. Walter (2004) Astrobiology 4 359-376

+ Online Video

  1. 'CRISM Observations of the Seasonal Recession of the Martian South Polar Cap', (23 Jan 2008) SETI Institute Seminar Series

+ Abstracts and Short Papers at recent scientific conferences

  1. 'Hydrothermal Formation of Clay-Carbonate Alteration Assemblages in the Nili Fossae Region of Mars', with S.J. Hook, A.M. Baldridge, J.F. Crowley, N.T. Bridges, B.J. Thomson, G.M. Marion, C.R. de Souza Filho and J.L. Bishop, (2010) LPSC XXXXI, abstract 2124
  2. 'Dehydration of Ferrous Sulfates Monitored by XRD - Implications for CHEMIN', with D.L. Bish and J.L. Bishop, (2008) LPSC XXXIX, abstract 1008
  3. 'Evolution of Water Ice Mound Deposit in 'Louth' Crater as observed by CRISM and HiRISE', with S. Byrne, T. Roush, L.L. Tornabene, K.E. Herkenhoff, J.L. Bishop, C. Hansen, R.O. Green, P. Russell, A. McEwen, S.L. Murchie and the CRISM and HiRISE teams, (2007) LPSC XXXVIII, abstract 2262
  4. 'High resolution Observations of Korolev Crater and Mrs Chippy's Ring during Summer by CRISM and HiRISE', with S. Byrne, T. Roush, K.E. Herkenhoff, J.L. Bishop, C. Hansen, R.O. Green, P. Russell, A. McEwen, S.L. Murchie and the CRISM and HiRISE teams, (2007) LPSC XXXVIII, abstract 2308
  5. 'MR PRISM: A Spectral analysis tool for the CRISM' with M. Storrie-Lombardi, (2006) SPIE Optics and Photonics, Invited Paper, Aug 13-17
  6. 'Mars Polar Targets for the CRISM' with J. Bishop and R. Green, (2006) Mars Water Workshop, NASA Ames Research Center, Feb 22-23
  7. 'Spectral absorption band analysis at Cerberus Fossae using Mars Express OMEGA data', (2006) LPSC XXXVII, abstract 1477
  8. 'Hydrothermal Mars through the CRISM: Which hydroxyl band and why', (2005) LPSC XXXVI, abstract 1091
  9. 'Hyperspectral and field mapping of an Archean Komatiite Unit in the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia: Applications for the CRISM Mission', (2004) LPSC XXXV, abstract 1420

+ Related Web articles

  1. 'MSL and the NASA Mars Exploration Program: Where we’ve been, where we’re going' by Adrian Brown (01 Aug 2012) thespacereview.com
  2. 'Future of Martian Exploration' by Adrian Brown (31 Jul 2010) scienceblogs.com
  3. 'Mars site may hold 'buried life'' by Victoria Gill (29 Jul 2010) bbc.co.uk
  4. 'NASA rides 'bucking bronco' to Mars' by Victoria Gill (17 Feb 2010) bbc.co.uk
  5. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The technical reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com
  6. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The budgetary reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com
  7. 'President Obama's space policy: Learning From Eisenhower' by Adrian Brown (15 Sep 2008) thespacereview.com
  8. 'The Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM): Exclusive Interview with Mission Scientist Dr Adrian Brown' by Ian O'Neill (3 May 2008) marshome.org
  9. 'New Discovery on Mars: Ephemeral Polar Water Ice Mapped' by Emily Wanderer, (21 Feb 2008) space.com
  10. 'How much does SETI require robots?' by Adrian Brown (21 Dec 2007) space.com

+ Recent presentations at scientific conferences

  1. 'Hyperspectral mapping of sulfate evaporite deposits in Western Australia and on Mars', with T. Cudahy, (2006) SPIE Electronic Imaging Invited Paper San Jose, CA, Jan 16
  2. 'Mars Polar Targets for the CRISM', with J. Bishop and R. Green (2006) Mars Water Workshop NASA Ames Research Center, Feb 23
  3. 'CRISM Observations of the Seasonal Recession of the Martian South Polar Cap', (2008) SETI Institute Seminar Series Carl Sagan Center for Life in The Universe, Jan 23 (requires Flash)
  4. 'Primary Science Phase results for the south polar region', (2009) CRISM Team Meeting Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia, MD, Feb 10 (pdf)

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