Publications

In reverse chronological order, below are peer-reviewed publications from our research group.

*= graduate students advised by Day

^= undergraduate students advised by Day


067)J. Bretzfelder* and M. Day, “Alien Aeolian Bedforms: a Comparative Sedimentary Analysis of the Dingo Gap Bedform and Hidden Valley Ripple Traverses, Gale Crater, Mars,” accepted to Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.

066)M. Day, “Aeolian bedform interaction strata exposed in migrating transverse aeolian ridges on Mars,” accepted to Geology.

065)M. Day and J. Zimbelman, “Ripples, Megaripples, and TARs, Oh, My! Recommendations Regarding Mars Aeolian Bedform Terminology,” Icarus, 369, no. 114647.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114647

064)S. Rana, W. Anderson, and M. Day, “An entrainment paradox: how hysteretic saltation and secondary transport augment atmospheric uptake of aeolian source materials,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, (2021), no. e2020JD033493, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD033493

063)S. Banham, S. Gupta, D. Rubin, K. S. Edgett, R. Barnes, J. Van Beek, J. Watkins, L. Edgar, C. Fedo, R. Williams, K. Stack, J. Grotzinger, K. Lewis, R. Ewing, M. Day, and A. Vasavada “A Rock Record of Complex Aeolian Bedforms in a Hesperian Desert Landscape: the Stimson formation as exposed in the Murray buttes, Gale crater, Mars”, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 126, (2021), no. e2020JE006554. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JE006554

062)A. Yin, S. Moon, and M. Day, “Glacial landform evolution of Oudemans crater on Mars: Geomorphological constraints on the Tharsis ice cap hypothesis”, Icarus, 360, (2021), no. 114332. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114332

061)J. Mason, B. Cardenas, M. Day, M. Daniller-Varghese, S. Brothers, G. Kocurek, D. Mohrig, “Subaqueous dune field pattern evolution and interactions: North Loup River, Nebraska, USA,” Journal of Sedimentary Research, 90 (12), (2021) pp. 1734–1746. https://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2020.066

060)M. Day, “Dune Field Patterns” in Treatise on Geomorphology: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Science, 2nd ed., Ed. N. Lancaster, (2021), Elsevier: London. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818234-5.00049-3

059)K. Runyon, C. Viviano, M. Day, “Pyroclastic linear paleodunes in Syria and Daedalia Plana, Mars,” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 557, (2021), no. 116719. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116719

058)M. Day, and W. Anderson, “Wind erosion on Mars exposes ideal targets for sample return,” Geophysical Research Letters, 48, (2021), no. e2020GL090580. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090580

057)J. Bretzfelder*, R. Klima, B. Greenhagen, D. Buczkowski, N. Petro, and M. Day, “Identification of Potential Mantle Rocks Around the Lunar Imbrium Basin,” Geophysical Research Letters, 47, (2020), no. e2020GL090334. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090334

056)T. Dorn* and M. Day, “Intracrater sediment trapping and transport in Arabia Terra, Mars,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 125, (2020), no. e2020JE006581. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JE006581

055)S. Rana, W. Anderson, and M. Day, “Turbulence-Based Model for Sub-Threshold Aeolian Saltation,” Geophysical Research Letters: 47, (2020), no. e2020GL088050. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088050

054)M. Day, K. S. Edgett, & D. Stumbaugh^, “Ancient Stratigraphy Preserving a Wet-to-Dry, Fluvio-Lacustrine to Aeolian Transition Near Barth Crater, Arabia Terra, Mars,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, (2019), 124, pp. 3402– 3421. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JE006226

053)M. Day and L. Rebolledo^, “Intermittency in wind-driven surface alteration on Mars interpreted from wind streaks and measurements by InSight,” Geophysical Research Letters, 46, (2019), pp. 12747-12755. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085178

052)a J. Williams, M. Day, M. Chojnacki, and M. Rice, “Scarp orientation in regions of active aeolian erosion on Mars,” Icarus, 335, (2019), no. 113384. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2019.07.018

051)aM. Day and D. Catling,Potential aeolian deposition of intra-crater layering: A case study of Henry crater, Mars,” GSA Bulletin, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1130/B35230.1

050)M. Day and T. Dorn*, “Wind in Jezero crater,” Geophysical Research Letters, 46, (2019), pp.3099– 3107. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082218

049)M. Day and G. Kocurek, “Pattern similarity across planetary dune fields” Geology 46(11), (2018), pp.999-1002. https://doi.org/10.1130/G45547.1

048)G. Kocurek, R. Martindale, M. Day, T. Goudge, C. Kerans, H. Hassenruck-Gudipati, J. Mason, B. Cardenas, E. Petersen, D. Mohrig, D. Aylward, C. Hughes, and C Nazworth, “Antecedent aeolian dune topographic control on carbonate and evaporite facies: Jurassic Todilto Member, Wanakah Formation, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, USA,” Sedimentology, 66, (2018), pp.808-837. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12518

047)M. Day and D. Catling, “Dune casts preserved by partial burial: the first identification of “ghost dune” pits on Mars” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 123, (2018), pp. 1431–1448. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JE005613  

046)S. Banham, S. Gupta, D. Rubin, J. Watkins, D. Sumner, K. Edgett, J.  Grotzinger, K. Lewis, L. Edgar, K. Stack-Morgan, R. Barnes, J. Bell, M. Day, R. Ewing, M. Lapotre, N. Stein, F. Rivera-Hernandez, and A. Vasavada, “Ancient Martian aeolian processes and the palaeomorphology reconstructed from the Stimson formation on the lower slope of Aeolis Mons, Gale crater Mars,” Sedimentology, 63, (2018), pp. 993-1042. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12469

045) M. Day and G. Kocurek, “Aeolian dune interactions preserved in the ancient rock record,” Sedimentary Geology, 358: pp. 187-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.07.009

044) W. Anderson and M. Day, “Turbulent flow over craters on Mars: Vorticity dynamics reveal aeolian excavation mechanism,” Physical Review E., 96, (2017), pp. 043110-1-043110-20. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.043110

043) G. Kocurek and M. Day, “What is preserved in the aeolian rock record? A Jurassic Entrada sandstone case study at the Utah-Arizona border,” Sedimentology, 65 (4), (2017), pp. 1301-1321. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12422

042) R. Ewing, M. Lapotre, K. Lewis, M. Day, N. Stein, D. Rubin, R. Sullivan, S. Banham, M. Lamb, N. Bridges, S. Gupta, and W. Fischer, “Sedimentary processes of the Bagnold Dunes: Implications for the eolian rock record of Mars”, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 122, (2017), pp. 2544–2573, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JE005324

041)M. Day, W. Anderson, G. Kocurek, and D. Mohrig, “Carving intracrater layered deposits with wind on Mars,” Geophysical Research Letters, 43, (2016), https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL068011  

040)M. Day and G. Kocurek “Observations of an aeolian landscape: From surface to orbit in Gale Crater,” Icarus, 280 (2016), pp. 37-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2015.09.042

039)M. Lapotre, R. Ewing, M. Lamb, W. Fischer, J. Grotzinger, D. Rubin, K. Lewis, M. Ballard, M. Day, et al. “Large wind ripples on Mars: A record of atmospheric evolution,” Science, 353, (2016), pp. 55-58.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf3206

038)S.D. Guzewich, C.E. Newman, M. de la Torre Juárez, R.J. Wilson, M. Lemmon, M.D. Smith, H. Kahanpää, A.-M. Harri, the REMS Science Team, and the MSL Science Team, “Atmospheric tides in Gale Crater, Mars,” Icarus, 268, (2016), pp. 37-49, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.028.

037)A. Mezzacappa, N. Melikechi, A. Cousin, R.C. Wiens, J. Lasue, S.M. Clegg, R. Tokar, S. Bender, N.L. Lanza, S. Maurice, G. Berger, O. Forni, O. Gasnault, M.D. Dyar, T. Boucher, E. Lewin, C. Fabre, and the MSL Science Team, “Application of distance correction to ChemCam laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy measurements,” Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy, 120, (2016), pp. 19-29, doi:10.1016/j.sab.2016.03.009.

036)C.A. Moore, J.E. Moores, M.T. Lemmon, S.C.R. Rafkin, R. Francis, J. Pla-García, R.M. Haberle, M.-P. Zorzano, F.J. Martín-Torres, J.R. Burton, and the MSL Science Team, A full martian year of line-of-sight extinction within Gale Crater, Mars as acquired by the MSL Navcam through sol 900, Icarus, 264:102-108, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.09.001, 2016.

035)A. Cousin, P.Y. Meslin, R.C. Wiens, W. Rapin, N. Mangold, C. Fabre, O. Gasnault, O. Forni, R. Tokar, A. Ollila, S. Schröder, J. Lasue, S. Maurice, V. Sautter, H. Newsom, D. Vaniman, S. Le Mouélic, D. Dyar, G. Berger, D. Blaney, M. Nachon, G. Dromart, N. Lanza, B. Clark, S. Clegg, W. Goetz, J. Berger, B. Barraclough, D. Delapp, and MSL Science Team, “Compositions of coarse and fine particles in martian soils at Gale: A window into the production of soils,” Icarus, 249, (2015), pp. 22-42, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.052.

034)R.T. Downs and the MSL Science Team, “Determining mineralogy on Mars with the CheMin X-ray diffractometer,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 45-50, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.45.

033)C. Freissinet, D.P. Glavin, P.R. Mahaffy, K.E. Miller, J.L. Eigenbrode, R.E. Summons, A.E. Brunner, A. Buch, C. Szopa, P.D. Archer Jr., H.B. Franz, S.K. Atreya, W.B. Brinckerhoff, M. Cabane, P. Coll, P.G. Conrad, D.J. Des Marais, J.P. Dworkin, A.G. Fairén, P. François, J.P. Grotzinger, S. Kashyap, I.L. ten Kate, L.A. Leshin, C.A. Malespin, M.G. Martin, F.J. Martin-Torres, A.C. McAdam, D.W. Ming, R. Navarro-González, A.A. Pavlov, B.D. Prats, S.W. Squyres, A. Steele, J.C. Stern, D.Y. Sumner, B. Sutter, M.-P. Zorzano, and the MSL Science Team, “Organic molecules in the Sheepbed mudstone, Gale Crater, Mars,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 120(3), (2015), pp. 495-514, doi:10.1002/2014JE004737.

032)R. Gellert, B.C. Clark III, and the MSL and MER Science Teams, “In situ compositional measurements of rocks and soils with the alpha particle X-ray spectrometer on NASA’s Mars rovers,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 39-44, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.39.

031)J.P. Grotzinger, J.A. Crisp, A.R. Vasavada, and the MSL Science Team, “Curiosity’s mission of exploration at Gale Crater, Mars,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 19-26, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.19.

030)J.R. Johnson, J.F. Bell III, S. Bender, D. Blaney, E. Cloutis, L. DeFlores, B. Ehlmann, O. Gasnault, B. Gondet, K. Kinch, M. Lemmon, S. Le Mouélic, S. Maurice, M. Rice, R.C. Wiens, and MSL Science Team, “ChemCam passive reflectance spectroscopy of surface materials at the Curiosity landing site, Mars,” Icarus, 249, (2015), pp. 74- 92, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.02.028.

029)L.C. Kah, and the MSL Science Team, “Images from Curiosity: A new look at Mars,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 27-32, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.27.

028)P.R. Mahaffy, P.G. Conrad, and the MSL Science Team, “Volatile and isotopic imprints of ancient Mars,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 51-56, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.51.

027)P.R. Mahaffy, C.R. Webster, J.C. Stern, A.E. Brunner, S.K. Atreya, P.G. Conrad, S. Domagal-Goldman, J.L. Eigenbrode, G.J. Flesch, L.E. Christensen, H.B. Franz, C. Freissinet, D.P. Glavin, J.P Grotzinger, J.H. Jones, L.A. Leshin, C. Malespin, A.C. McAdam, D.W. Ming, R. Navarro-Gonzalez, P.B. Niles, T. Owen, A.A. Pavlov, A. Steele, M.G. Trainer, K.H. Williford, J.J. Wray, and the MSL Science Team, “The imprint of atmospheric evolution in the D/H of Hesperian clay minerals on Mars,” Science, 347(6220), (2015), pp. 412-414, doi:10.1126/science.1260291.

026)H.E. Newsom, N. Mangold, L.C. Kah, J.M. Williams, R.E. Arvidson, N. Stein, A.M. Ollila, J.C. Bridges, S.P. Schwenzer, P.L. King, J.A. Grant, P. Pinet, N.T. Bridges, F. Calef III, R.C. Wiens, J.G. Spray, D.T. Vaniman, W.E. Elston, J.A. Berger, J.B. Garvin, M.C. Palucis, and the MSL Science Team, “Gale crater and impact processes – Curiosity’s first 364 Sols on Mars,” Icarus, 249, (2015), pp. 108-128, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.013.

025)J.C. Stern, B. Sutter, C. Freissinet, R. Navarro-González, C.P. McKay, P.D. Archer Jr., A. Buch, A.E. Brunner, P. Coll, J.L. Eigenbrode, A.G. Fairen, H.B. Franz, D.P. Glavin, S. Kashyap, A.C. McAdam, D.W. Ming, A. Steele, C. Szopa, J.J. Wray, F.J. Martín-Torres, M.-P. Zorzano, P.G. Conrad, P.R. Mahaffy, and the MSL Science Team, “Evidence for indigenous nitrogen in sedimentary and aeolian deposits from the Curiosity rover investigations at Gale crater, Mars,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(14), (2015), pp. 4245-4250, doi:10.1073/pnas.1420932112.

024)C.R. Webster, P.R. Mahaffy, S.K. Atreya, G.J. Flesch, M.A. Mischna, P.-Y. Meslin, K.A. Farley, P.G. Conrad, L.E. Christensen, A.A. Pavlov, J. Martín-Torres, M.-P. Zorzano, T.H. McConnochie, T. Owen, J.L. Eigenbrode, D.P. Glavin, A. Steele, C.A. Malespin, P.D. Archer Jr., B. Sutter, P. Coll, C. Freissinet, C.P. McKay, J.E. Moores, S.P. Schwenzer, J.C. Bridges, R. Navarro-Gonzalez, R. Gellert, M.T. Lemmon, and the MSL Science Team, “Mars methane detection and variability at Gale crater,” Science, 347(6220), (2015), pp. 415-417, doi:10.1126/science.1261713.

023)R.C. Wiens, S. Maurice, and the MSL Science Team, “ChemCam: Chemostratigraphy by the first Mars microprobe,” Elements, 11(1), (2015), pp. 33-38, doi:10.2113/gselements.11.1.33.

022)K.A. Farley, C. Malespin, P. Mahaffy, J.P. Grotzinger, P. Vasconcelos, R.E. Milliken, M. Malin, K.S. Edgett, A.A. Pavlov, J.A. Hurowitz, J.A. Grant, H.B. Miller, R. Arvidson, L. Beegle, F. Calef, P.G. Conrad, W.E. Dietrich, J. Eigenbrode, R. Gellert, S. Gupta, V. Hamilton, D.M. Hassler, K.W. Lewis, S.M. McLennan, D. Ming, R. Navarro-González, S.P. Schwenzer, A. Steele, -E.M. Stolper, D.Y. Sumner, D. Vaniman, A. Vasavada, K. Williford, R.F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, and the MSL Science Team, “In situ radiometric and exposure age dating of the Martian surface,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1247166, doi:10.1126/science.1247166.

021)J.P. Grotzinger, D.Y. Sumner, L.C. Kah, K. Stack, S. Gupta, L. Edgar, D. Rubin, K. Lewis, J. Schieber, N. Mangold, R. Milliken, P.G. Conrad, D. DesMarais, J. Farmer, K. Siebach, F. Calef III, J. Hurowitz, S.M. McLennan, D. Ming, D. Vaniman, J. Crisp, A. Vasavada, K.S. Edgett, M. Malin, D. Blake, R. Gellert, P. Mahaffy, R.C. Wiens, S. Maurice, J.A. Grant, S. Wilson, R.C. Anderson, L. Beegle, R. Arvidson, B. Hallet, R.S. Sletten, M. Rice, J. Bell III, J. Griffes, B. Ehlmann, R.B. Anderson, T.F. Bristow, W.E. Dietrich, G. Dromart, J. Eigenbrode, A. Fraeman, C. Hardgrove, K. Herkenhoff, L. Jandura, G. Kocurek, S. Lee, L.A. Leshin, R. Leveille, D. Limonadi, J. Maki, S. McCloskey, M. Meyer, M. Minitti, H. Newsom, D. Oehler, A. Okon, M. Palucis, T. Parker, S. Rowland, M. Schmidt, S. Squyres, A. Steele, E. Stolper, R. Summons, A. Treiman, R. Williams, A. Yingst, and MSL Science Team, “A habitable fluvio-lacustrine environment at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1242777, doi:10.1126/science.1242777.

020)R.M. Haberle, J. Gómez-Elvira, M. de la Torre Juárez, A-M. Harri, J.L. Hollingsworth, H. Kahanpää, M.A. Kahre, M. Lemmon, F. J. Martín-Torres, M. Mischna, J.E. Moores, C. Newman, S.C.R. Rafkin, N. Rennó, M.I. Richardson, J.A. Rodríguez-Manfredi, A.R. Vasavada, M.-P. Zorzano-Mier and REMS/MSL Science Teams, “Preliminary interpretation of the REMS pressure data from the first 100 sols of the MSL mission,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(3), (2014), pp. 440-453, doi:10.1002/2013JE004488.

019)A.-M. Harri, M. Genzer, O. Kemppinen, H. Kahnapää, J. Gomez-Elvira, J.A. Rodriguez-Manfredi, R. Haberle, J. Polkko, W. Schmidt, H. Savijärvi, J. Kauhanen, E. Atlaskin, M. Richardson, T. Siili, M. Paton, M. de La TorreJuarez, C. Newman, S. Rafkin, M.T. Lemmon, M. Mischna, S. Merikallio, H. Haukka, J. Martin-Torres, M.-P. Zorzano, V. Peinado, R. Urqui, A. Lepinette, A. Scodary, T. Mäkinen, L. Vazquez, N. Rennó, and the REMS/MSL Science Team, “Pressure observations by the Curiosity rover: Initial results,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(1), (2014), pp. 82-92, doi:10.1002/2013JE004423.

018)D.M. Hassler, C. Zeitlin, R.F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, B. Ehresmann, S. Rafkin, J.L. Eigenbrode, D.E. Brinza, G. Weigle, S. Böttcher, E. Böhm, S. Burmeister, J. Guo, J. Köhler, C. Martin, G. Reitz, F.A. Cucinotta, M.-H. Kim, D. Grinspoon, M.A. Bullock, A. Posner, J. Gómez-Elvira, A. Vasavada, J.P. Grotzinger, and the MSL Science Team, “Mars’ surface radiation environment measured with the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1244797, doi:10.1126/science.1244797.

017)M.H.-Y. Kim, F.A. Cucinotta, H.N. Nounu, C. Zeitlin, D.M. Hassler, S.C.R. Rafkin, R.F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, B. Ehresmann, D.E. Brinza, S. Böttcher, E. Böhm, S. Burmeister, J. Guo, J. Köhler, C. Martin, G. Reitz, A. Posner, J. Gómez-Elvira, A.-M. Harri, and the MSL Science Team, “Comparison of Martian surface ionizing radiation measurements from MSL-RAD with Badhwar-O’Neill 2011/HZETRN model calculations,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(6), (2014), pp. 1311-1321, doi:10.1002/2013JE004549.

016)M.L. Litvak, I.G. Mitrofanov, A.B. Sanin, D. Lisov, A. Behar, W.V. Boynton, L. Deflores, F. Fedosov, D. Golovin, C. Hardgrove, K. Harshman, I. Jun, A.S. Kozyrev, R.O. Kuzmin, A. Malakhov, R. Milliken, M. Mischna, J. Moersch, M. Mokrousov, S. Nikiforov, V.N. Shvetsov, K. Stack, R. Starr, C. Tate, V.I. Tret’yakov, A. Vostrukhin and the MSL Team, “Local variations of bulk hydrogen and chlorine-equivalent neutron absorption content measured at the contact between the Sheepbed and Gillespie Lake units in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, using the DAN instrument onboard Curiosity,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(6), (2014), pp. 1259-1275, doi:10.1002/2013JE004556.

015)S.M. McLennan, R.B. Anderson, J.F. Bell III, J.C. Bridges, F. Calef III, J.L. Campbell, B.C. Clark, S. Clegg, P. Conrad, A. Cousin, D.J. Des Marais, G. Dromart, M.D. Dyar, L.A. Edgar, B.L. Ehlmann, C. Fabre, O. Forni, O. Gasnault, R. Gellert, S. Gordon, J.A. Grant, J.P. Grotzinger, S. Gupta, K.E. Herkenhoff, J.A. Hurowitz, P.L. King, S. Le Mouélic, L.A. Leshin, R. Léveillé, K.W. Lewis, N. Mangold, S. Maurice, D.W. Ming, R.V. Morris, M. Nachon, H.E. Newsom, A.M. Ollila, G.M. Perrett, M.S. Rice, M.E. Schmidt, S.P. Schwenzer, K. Stack, E.M. Stolper, D.Y. Sumner, A.H. Treiman, S. VanBommel, D.T. Vaniman, A. Vasavada, R.C. Wiens, R.A. Yingst, and MSL Science Team, “Elemental geochemistry of sedimentary rocks at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1244734, doi:10.1126/science.1244734, 

014)N. Melikechi, A. Mezzacappa, A. Cousin, N.L. Lanza, J. Lasue, S.M. Clegg, G. Berger, R.C. Wiens, S. Maurice, R.L. Tokar, S. Bender, O. Forni, E.A. Breves, M.D. Dyar, J. Frydenvang, D. Delapp, O. Gasnault, H. Newsom, A.M. Ollila, E. Lewin, B.C. Clark, B.L. Ehlmann, D. Blaney, C. Fabre, and the MSL Science Team, “Correcting for variable laser-target distances of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy measurements with ChemCam using emission lines of Martian dust spectra,” Spectrochimica Acta B, 96, (2014), pp. 51-60, doi:10.1016/j.sab.2014.04.004.

013)D.W. Ming, P.D. Archer Jr., D.P. Glavin, J.L. Eigenbrode, H.B. Franz, B. Sutter, A.E. Brunner, J.C. Stern, C. Freissinet, A.C. McAdam, P.R. Mahaffy, M. Cabane, P. Coll, J.L. Campbell, S.K. Atreya, P.B. Niles, J.F. Bell III, D.L. Bish, W.B. Brinckerhoff, A. Buch, P.G. Conrad, D.J. Des Marais, B.L. Ehlmann, A.G. Fairén, K. Farley, G.J. Flesch, P. Francois, R. Gellert, J.A. Grant, J.P. Grotzinger, S. Gupta, K.E. Herkenhoff, J.A. Hurowitz, L.A. Leshin, K.W. Lewis, S.M. McLennan, K.E. Miller, J. Moersch, R.V. Morris, R. Navarro-González, A.A. Pavlov, G.M. Perrett, I. Pradler, S.W. Squyres, R.E. Summons, A. Steele, E.M. Stolper, D.Y. Sumner, C. Szopa, S. Teinturier, M.G. Trainer, A.H. Treiman, D.T. Vaniman, A.R. Vasavada, C.R. Webster, J.J. Wray, R.A. Yingst, and MSL Science Team, “Volatile and organic compositions of sedimentary rocks in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1245267, doi:10.1126/science.1245267.

012)A.M. Ollila, H.E. Newsom, B. Clark III, R.C. Wiens, A. Cousin, J.G. Blank, N. Mangold, V. Sautter, S. Maurice, S.M. Clegg, O. Gasnault, O. Forni, R. Tokar, E. Lewin, M.D. Dyar, J. Lasue, R. Anderson, S.M. McLennan, J. Bridges, D. Vaniman, N. Lanza, C. Fabre, N. Melikechi, G.M. Perrett, J.L. Campbell, P.L. King, B. Barraclough, D. Delapp, S. Johnstone, P.-Y. Meslin, A. Rosen-Gooding, J. Williams, and the MSL Science Team, “Trace element geochemistry (Li, Ba, Sr, and Rb) using Curiosity’s ChemCam: Early results for Gale Crater from Bradbury Landing Site to Rocknest,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(1), (2014), pp. 255-285, doi:10.1002/2013JE004517.

011)S.C.R. Rafkin, C. Zeitlin, B. Ehresmann, D. Hassler, J. Guo, J. Köhler, R. Wimmer-Schweingruber, J. Gomez-Elvira, A.-M. Harri, H. Kahanpää, D.E. Brinza, G. Weigle, S. Böttcher, E. Böhm, S. Burmeister, C. Martin, G. Reitz, F.A. Cucinotta, M.-H. Kim, D. Grinspoon, M.A. Bullock, A. Posner, and the MSL Science Team, “Diurnal variations of energetic particle radiation at the surface of Mars as observed by the Mars Science Laboratory Radiation Assessment Detector,” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(6), (2014), pp. 1345-1358, doi:10.1002/2013JE004525.

010)D.T. Vaniman, D.L. Bish, D.W. Ming, T.F. Bristow, R.V. Morris, D.F. Blake, S.J. Chipera, S.M. Morrison, A.H. Treiman, E.B. Rampe, M. Rice, C.N. Achilles, J.P. Grotzinger, S.M. McLennan, J. Williams, J.F. Bell III, H.E. Newsom, R.T. Downs, S. Maurice, P. Sarrazin, A.S. Yen, J.M. Morookian, J.D. Farmer, K. Stack, R.E. Milliken, B.L. Ehlmann, D.Y. Sumner, G. Berger, J.A. Crisp, J.A. Hurowitz, R. Anderson, D.J. Des Marais, E.M. Stolper, K.S. Edgett, S. Gupta, N. Spanovich, and MSL Science Team, “Mineralogy of a mudstone at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars,” Science, 343(6169), (2014), pp. 1243480, doi:10.1126/science.1243480.

009)D.L. Bish, D.F. Blake, D.T. Vaniman, S.J. Chipera, R.V. Morris, D.W. Ming, A.H. Treiman, P. Sarrazin, S.M. Morrison, R.T. Downs, C.N. Achilles, A.S. Yen, T.F. Bristow, J.A. Crisp, J.M. Morookian, J.D. Farmer, E.B. Rampe, E.M. Stolper, N. Spanovich, and MSL Science Team, “X-ray diffraction results from Mars Science Laboratory: Mineralogy of Rocknest at Gale Crater,” Science, 341(6153), (2013), pp. 1238932, doi:10.1126/science.1238932.

008)D.F. Blake, R.V. Morris, G. Kocurek, S.M. Morrison, R.T. Downs, D. Bish, D.W. Ming, K.S. Edgett, D. Rubin, W. Goetz, M.B. Madsen, R. Sullivan, R. Gellert, I. Campbell, A.H. Treiman, S.M. McLennan, A.S. Yen, J. Grotzinger, D.T. Vaniman, S.J. Chipera, C.N. Achilles, E.B. Rampe, D. Sumner, P.-Y. Meslin, S. Maurice, O. Forni, O. Gasnault, M. Fisk, M. Schmidt, P. Mahaffy, L.A. Leshin, D. Glavin, A. Steele, C. Freissinet, R. Navarro-González, R.A. Yingst, L.C. Kah, N. Bridges, K.W. Lewis, T.F. Bristow, J.D. Farmer, J.A. Crisp, E.M. Stolper, D.J. Des Marais, P. Sarrazin, and MSL Science Team, “Curiosity at Gale Crater, Mars: Characterization and analysis of the Rocknest sand shadow,” Science, 341(6153), (2013), pp. 1239505, doi:10.1126/science.1239505.

007)L.A. Leshin, P.R. Mahaffy, C.R. Webster, M. Cabane, P. Coll, P.G. Conrad, P.D. Archer Jr., S.K. Atreya, S.K., A.E. Brunner, A. Buch, J.L. Eigenbrode, G.J. Flesch, H.B. Franz, C. Freissinet, D.P. Glavin, A.C. McAdam, K.E. Miller, D.W. Ming, R.V. Morris, R. Navarro-González, P.B. Niles, T. Owen, R.O. Pepin, S. Squyres, A. Steele, J.C. Stern, R.E. Summons, D.Y. Sumner, B. Sutter, C. Szopa, S. Teinturier, M.G. Trainer, J.J. Wray, J.P. Grotzinger, and MSL Science Team, “Volatile, isotope, and organic analysis of martian fines with the Curiosity rover,” Science, 341(6153), (2013), pp. 1238937, doi:10.1126/science:1238937.

006)P.R. Mahaffy, C.R. Webster, S.K. Atreya, H. Franz, M. Wong, P.G. Conrad, D. Harpold, J.J. Jones, L.A. Leshin, H. Manning, T. Owen, R.O. Pepin, S. Squyres, M. Trainer, and MSL Science Team, “Abundance and isotopic composition of gases in the martian atmosphere from the Curiosity rover,” Science, 341(6143), (2013), pp. 263-266, doi:10.1126/science.1237966.

005)P.-Y. Meslin, O. Gasnault, O. Forni, S. Schröder, A. Cousin, G. Berger, S.M. Clegg, J. Lasue, S. Maurice, V. Sautter, S. Le Mouélic, R.C. Wiens, C. Fabre, W. Goetz, D. Bish, N. Mangold, B. Ehlmann, N. Lanza, A.-M. Harri, R. Anderson, E. Rampe, T.H. McConnochie, P. Pinet, D. Blaney, R. Léveillé, D. Archer, B. Barraclough, S. Bender, D. Blake, J.G. Blank, N. Bridges, B.C. Clark, L. DeFlores, D. Delapp, G. Dromart, M.D. Dyar, M. Fisk, B. Gondet, J. Grotzinger, K. Herkenhoff, J. Johnson, J.-L. Lacour, Y. Langevin, L. Leshin, E. Lewin, M.B. Madsen, N. Melikechi, A. Mezzacappa, M.A. Mischna, J.E. Moores, H. Newsom, A. Ollila, R. Perez, N. Renno, J.-B. Sirven, R. Tokar, M. de la Torre, L. d’Uston, D. Vaniman, A. Yingst, and MSL Science Team, “Soil diversity and hydration as observed by ChemCam at Gale Crater, Mars,” Science, 341 (6153), (2013), pp. 1238670, doi:10.1126/science.1238670.

004)E.M., Stolper, M.B. Baker, M.E. Newcombe, M.E. Schmidt, A.H. Treiman, A. Cousin, M.D. Dyar, M.R. Fisk, R. Gellert, P.L. King, L. Leshin, S. Maurice, S.M. McLennan, M.E. Minitti, G. Perrett, S. Rowland, V. Sautter, R.C. Wiens, and MSL Science Team, “The petrochemistry of Jake_M: A martian mugearite,” Science, 341 (6153), (2013), pp. 1239463, doi:10.1126/science.1239463.

003)C.R. Webster, P.R. Mahaffy, S.K. Atreya, G.J. Flesch, K.A. Farley, and the MSL Science Team, Low upper limit to methane abundance on Mars, Science, 342(6156), (2013), pp. 355-357, doi:10.1126/science.1242902.

002)C.R. Webster, P.R. Mahaffy, G.J. Flesch, P.B. Niles, J.H. Jones, L.A. Leshin, S.K. Atreya, J.C. Stern, L.E. Christensen, T. Owen, H. Franz, R.O. Pepin, A. Steele, and the MSL Science Team, “Isotope ratios of H, C, and O in CO2 and H2O of the martian atmosphere,” Science, 341(6143), (2013), pp. 260-263, doi:10.1126/science.1237961.

001)R.M.E. Williams, J.P. Grotzinger, W.E. Dietrich, S. Gupta D.Y. Sumner, R.C. Wiens, N. Mangold, M.C. Malin, K.S. Edgett, S. Maurice, O. Forni, O. Gasnault, A. Ollila, H. E. Newsom, G. Dromart, M.C. Palucis, R.A. Yingst, R.B. Anderson, K.E. Herkenhoff, S. Le Mouélic, W. Goetz, M.B. Madsen, A. Koefoed, J.K. Jensen, J.C. Bridges, S.P. Schwenzer, K.W. Lewis, K.M. Stack, D. Rubin, L.C. Kah, J.F. Bell III, J.D. Farmer, R. Sullivan, T. Van Beek, D.L. Blaney, O. Pariser, R.G. Deen, and MSL Science Team, “Martian fluvial conglomerates at Gale Crater,” Science, 340(6136), (2013), pp.1068-1072, doi:10.1126/science.1237317.