Adrian Brown, SETI Institute

+ Papers and Maps in professional journals

  1. 'Equivalence relations and symmetries for laboratory, LIDAR, and planetary Mueller matrix scattering geometries' (2014) Journal of the Optical Society of America A 31 (12) 2789-2794  doi:10.1364/JOSAA.31.002789
  2. 'The Case for a modern multiwaveleth, polarization-sensitive LIDAR in orbit around Mars' with Tim Michaels, Shane Byrne, Wenbo Sun, Tim Titus, Tony Colaprete, Mike Wolff, Gorden Videen and Chris Grund (2014) Journal of Quant. Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 115 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.10.021
  3. 'Interannual observations and quantification of summertime H2O ice deposition on the Martian CO2 ice south polar cap' with Tim Titus and Sylvain Piqueux (2014) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 406 102-109  doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.039
  4. 'Spectral bluing induced by small particles under the Mie and Rayleigh regimes' (2014) Icarus 239 85-95  doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.042
  5. 'Compact Reonnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) north polar springtime recession mapping: First 3 Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin and S. Murchie (2012)  Journal of Geophysical Research 117 E00J20 doi:10.1029/2012JE004113
  6. '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
  7. '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
  8. '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
  9. 'Compact Reonnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) south polar mapping: First Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin, P. McGuire and S. Murchie (2010)  Journal of Geophysical Research 115 E00D13 doi:10.1029/2009JE003333
  10. 'The MARTE Imaging Spectrometer Experiment: Design and Analysis' with B. Sutter and S. Dunagan (2008)  Astrobiology 8(5) 1001-1011 doi:10.1089/ast.2007.0142
  11. '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
  12. '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
  13. '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
  14. '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
  15. 'SWIR Investigation of sites of astrobiological interest' with T. Cudahy and M. Walter (2004) Astrobiology 4 359-376 doi:10.1089/ast.2004.4.359

+ PhD Thesis


  1. 'Hyperspectral Mapping of Ancient Hydrothermal Systems' supervised by T. Cudahy and M. Walter (2006) Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, Macquarie University, 328 pages

+ Online Video

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

+ Related Web articles

  1. Podcast Interview with Matt Cooper (24 June 2014)
  2. Looking for hints of extraterrestrial life, interview with Astrowatch.net (June 23, 2014)
  3. 'MSL and the NASA Mars Exploration Program: Where we’ve been, where we’re going' by Adrian Brown (01 Aug 2012) thespacereview.com
  4. 'Future of Martian Exploration' by Adrian Brown (31 Jul 2010) scienceblogs.com
  5. 'Mars site may hold 'buried life'' by Victoria Gill (29 Jul 2010) bbc.co.uk
  6. 'NASA rides 'bucking bronco' to Mars' by Victoria Gill (17 Feb 2010) bbc.co.uk
  7. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The technical reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com
  8. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The budgetary reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com
  9. 'President Obama's space policy: Learning From Eisenhower' by Adrian Brown (15 Sep 2008) thespacereview.com
  10. '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
  11. 'New Discovery on Mars: Ephemeral Polar Water Ice Mapped' by Emily Wanderer, (21 Feb 2008) space.com
  12. 'How much does SETI require robots?' by Adrian Brown (21 Dec 2007) space.com

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