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2017

Gerig, S-B., R. Marschall, N. Thomas, I. Bertini, D. Bodewits, B. Davidsson, M. Fulle, W.-H. Ip, H.U. Keller, M. Küppers, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, C.C. Su, I. Toth, C. Tubiana, J.-S. Wu, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P.L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, J. Agarwal, M.A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, J. Deller, S. Fornasier, O. Groussin, P.J. Gutierrez, C. Güttler, S.F. Hviid, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, L.M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J.J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, & J.-B. Vincent, (2017), Icarus, submitted.

Thomas, N., G. Cremonese, R. Ziethe, M. Gerber, M. Brändli, G. Bruno, M. Erismann, L. Gambicorti, T. Gerber, K. Ghose, M. Gruber, P. Gubler, H. Mischler, J. Jost, D. Piazza, A. Pommerol, M. Rieder, V. Roloff, A. Servonet, W. Trottmann, T. Uthaicharoenpong, C. Zimmermann, D. Vernani, M. Johnson, E. Pelò, T. Weigel, J. Viertl, N. De Roux, P. Lochmatter, G. Sutter, A. Casciello, T. Hausner, I. Ficai Veltroni, V. Da Deppo,P. Orleanski, W. Nowosielski, T. Zawistowski, S. Szalai, B. Sodor, S. Tulyakov, G. Troznai, M. Banaskiewicz, J.C. Bridges, S. Byrne, S. Debei, M.R. El-Maarry, E. Hauber, C.J. Hansen, A. Ivanov, L. Keszthelyi, R. Kirk, R. Kuzmin, N. Mangold, L. Marinangeli, W.J. Markiewicz, M. Massironi, A.S. McEwen, C. Okubo, L.L. Tornabene, P. Wajer & J.J. Wray, (2017) The Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) for the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, Space Sci. Rev., accepted (6 Sept. 2017)

Tulyakov, S., A. Ivanov, N. Thomas, V. Roloff, A. Pommerol, G. Cremonese, T. Weigel, and F. Fleuret, (2017), Geometric calibration of Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System of ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter, ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1707.00606., Acta Astronomica, accepted.

Guallini, L., A. Pio Rossi, F. Forget, L. Marinangeli, S.E. Lauro, E. Pettinelli, R. Seu, & N. Thomas (2017), Regional Stratigraphy of the South Polar Layered Deposits (Promethei Lingula, Mars): “Discontinuity-bounded” Units in Images and Radargrams, Icarus, accepted (7 Sept. 2017).

Roloff, V., A. Pommerol, L.Gambicorti, V. da Deppo, R. Ziethe, M. Gerber, A. Servonet, N. Thomas, D. Vernani, M. Johnson, E. Pelò, T.Weigel, P. Lochmatter, A. Casciello, T. Hausner, & I. Ficai Veltroni, (2017), On-Ground Performance and Calibration of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter CaSSIS Imager, Space Sci. Rev., accepted, (25 July 2017)

Marschall, R., S. Mottola, C.C. Su, Y. Liao, M. Rubin, J.S. Wu, N. Thomas, K. Altwegg, H. Sierks, W.-H. Ip, H.U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, I.L. Lai, Y. Skorov, L. Jorda, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, J.-B. Vincent, and the OSIRIS and ROSINA teams, (2017), Cliffs vs. Plains: Can ROSINA/COPS and OSIRIS data of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in autumn 2014 constrain inhomogeneous outgassing?, Astron. Astrophys., accepted (27 June 2017).

Wurz, P., D. Lasi, N. Thomas, D. Piazza, A. Galli, M. Jutzi, S. Barabash, M. Wieser, W. Magnes, H. Lammer, U. Auster, L. I. Gurvits, and W. Hajdas, (2017), An Impacting Descent Probe for Europa and the Other Galilean Moons of Jupiter, Earth Moon and Planets, doi: 10.1007/s11038-017-9508-7.

Jost, B., A. Pommerol, O. Poch, Z. Yoldi, S. Fornasier, P. H. Hasselmann, C. Feller, N. Carrasco, C. Szopa, and N. Thomas, (2017), Bidirectional reflectance and VIS-NIR spectroscopy of cometary analogues under simulated space conditions, Planetary and Space Science, 145, 14-27.

Pajola, M., and 55 colleagues, (2017), The pebbles/boulders size distributions on Sais: Rosetta's final landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 471, 680-689.

Hu, X., and 53 colleagues, (2017),Seasonal erosion and restoration of the dust cover on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as observed by OSIRIS onboard Rosetta, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 604, A114.

Schmitt, M. I., C. Tubiana, C. Güttler, H. Sierks, J.-B. Vincent, M. R. El-Maarry, D. Bodewits, S. Mottola, S. Fornasier, M. Hofmann, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, J. Agarwal, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, J. Deller, M. Fulle, A. Gicquel, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, J. R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, D. Prasanna, X. Shi, F. Scholten, I. Toth, and N. Thomas, (2017),Long-term monitoring of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's jets with OSIRIS onboard Rosetta, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S380-S385.

Keller, H. U., S. Mottola, S. F. Hviid, J. Agarwal, E. Kührt, Y. Skorov, K. Otto, J.-B. Vincent, N. Oklay, S. E. Schr{\"o}der, B. Davidsson, M. Pajola, X. Shi, D. Bodewits, I. Toth, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, J. Deller, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Guti{\'e}rrez, C. Güttler, M. Hofmann, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J. R. Kramm, M. K üppers, L.-M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, C. Tubiana, and N. Thomas, (2017),Seasonal mass transfer on the nucleus of comet 67P/Chuyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S357-S371.

Vincent, J.-B., and 53 colleagues, (2017), Constraints on cometary surface evolution derived from a statistical analysis of 67P's topography, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S329-S338.

Güttler, C., and 51 colleagues, (2017),Characterization of dust aggregates in the vicinity of the Rosetta spacecraft, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S312-S320.

Hu, X., and 53 colleagues, (2017),Thermal modelling of water activity on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko with global dust mantle and plural dust-to-ice ratio, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S295-S311.
Lucchetti, A., and 53 colleagues, (2017),Geomorphological and spectrophotometric analysis of Seth's circular niches on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using OSIRIS images, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S238-S251.

Frattin, E., and 53 colleagues, (2017),Post-perihelion photometry of dust grains in the coma of 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S195-S203.

Gicquel, A., and 62 colleagues, (2017), Modelling of the outburst on 2015 July 29 observed with OSIRIS cameras in the Southern hemisphere of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S178-S185.

Fornasier, S., and 53 colleagues, (2017), The highly active Anhur-Bes regions in the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet: results from OSIRIS/ROSETTA observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469, S93-S107.

Drolshagen, E., T. Ott, D. Koschny, C. Güttler, C. Tubiana, J. Agarwal, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. I. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. D. Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. D. Cecco, J. Deller, C. Feller, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, A. Gicquel, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, J. R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. L. Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, X. Shi, N. Thomas, and B. Poppe, (2017), Distance determination method of dust particles using Rosetta OSIRIS NAC and WAC data, Planetary and Space Science, 143, 256-264.

Bourrier, V., D. Ehrenreich, R. Allart, A. Wyttenbach, T. Semaan, N. Astudillo-Defru, A. Gracia-Berna, C. Lovis, F. Pepe, N. Thomas, and S. Udry, (2017),Strong H I Lyman-α variations from an 11 Gyr-old host star: a planetary origin?, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 602, A106.

Perna, D., M. Fulchignoni, M. A. Barucci, S. Fornasier, C. Feller, J. D. P. Deshapriya, P. H. Hasselmann, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. A'Hearn, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, J. Deller, M. De Cecco, M. R. El-Maarry, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, C. Güttler, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2017),Multivariate statistical analysis of OSIRIS/Rosetta spectrophotometric data of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 600, A115.

El-Maarry, M. R., and 55 colleagues, (2017), Surface changes on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko suggest a more active past, Science, 355, 1392-1395.

Pajola, M., and 63 colleagues, (2017), The pristine interior of comet 67P revealed by the combined Aswan outburst and cliff collapse, Nature Astronomy, 1, 0092.
Masoumzadeh, N., N. Oklay, L. Kolokolova, H. Sierks, S. Fornasier, M. A. Barucci, J.-B. Vincent, C. Tubiana, C. Güttler, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, S. Mottola, P. H. Hasselmann, C. Feller, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. J. R. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. Fulle, A. Gicquel, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutièrrez, I. Hall, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, X. Shi, and N. Thomas, (2017),Opposition effect on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using Rosetta-OSIRIS images, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 599, A11.

Poch O., Frey J., Roditi I., Pommerol A., Jost B., and Thomas N, (2017) Remote Sensing of Potential Biosignatures from Rocky, Liquid, or Icy (Exo)Planetary Surfaces, Astrobiology, 17(3), 231-252.doi: 10.1089/ast.2016.1523

El-Maarry, M. R., and 51 colleagues, (2017), Regional surface morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta/OSIRIS images: The southern hemisphere (Corrigendum), Astronomy and Astrophysics, 598, C2.

2016

Sunshine, J. M., N. Thomas, M. R. El-Maarry, and T. L. Farnham (2016), Evidence for geologic processes on comets, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 121, 2194–2210, doi:10.1002/2016JE005119.

Brouet, Y., L. Neves, P. Sabouroux, A.C. Levasseur-Regourd, O. Poch, P. Encrenaz, A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, and W. Kofman, (2016), Characterization of the permittivity of controlled porous water ice-dust mixtures to support the radar exploration of icy bodies. Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 121, 2426–2443.

Fornasier, S., and 52 colleagues, (2016),Rosetta’s comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sheds its dusty mantle to reveal its icy nature, Science, 354, 1566-1570.

Knollenberg, J., Z. Y. Lin, S. F. Hviid, N. Oklay, J.-B. Vincent, D. Bodewits, S. Mottola, M. Pajola, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J. L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, B. Davidsson, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, E. Kuehrt, J. R. Kramm, M. Kueppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Thomas, C. Guettler, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, and C. Tubiana, (2016), A mini outburst from the nightside of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko observed by the OSIRIS camera on Rosetta, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 596, A89.

Oklay, N., and 50 colleagues, (2016),Comparative study of water ice exposures on cometary nuclei using multispectral imaging data, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S394-S414.

Giacomini, L., and 54 colleagues, (2016), Geologic mapping of the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's Northern hemisphere, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S352-S367.

Feller, C., and 57 colleagues, (2016),Decimetre-scaled spectrophotometric properties of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from OSIRIS observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S287-S303.

Deshapriya, J. D. P., M. A. Barucci, S. Fornasier, C. Feller, P. H. Hasselmann, H. Sierks, M. R. El-Maarry, M. Pajola, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Boudreault, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. J. R. Davidsson, S. Debei, J. Deller, M. De Cecco, M. Fulle, A. Gicquel, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, C. G{\"u}ttler, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, R. Kramm, E. Kuehrt, M. Kueppers, L. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, D. Perna, A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016), Spectrophotometry of the Khonsu region on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using OSIRIS instrument images, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S274-S286.

Pajola, M., and 59 colleagues, (2016),The Agilkia boulders/pebbles size-frequency distributions: OSIRIS and ROLIS joint observations of 67P surface, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S242-S252.
Gruen, E., and 95 colleagues, (2016),The 2016 Feb 19 outburst of comet 67P/CG: an ESA Rosetta multi-instrument study, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S220-S234.
Vincent, J.-B., and 54 colleagues, (2016),Summer fireworks on comet 67P, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S184-S194.
Brouet, Y., A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, P. Sabouroux, L. Neves, P. Encrenaz, O. Poch, A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, W. Kofman, A. Le Gall, V. Ciarletti, A. Herique, A. Lethuillier, N. Carrasco, and C. Szopa, (2016),A porosity gradient in 67P/C-G nucleus suggested from CONSERT and SESAME-PP results: an interpretation based on new laboratory permittivity measurements of porous icy analogues, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S89-S98.
Agarwal, J., M. F. A'Hearn, J.-B. Vincent, C. Guettler, S. Hoefner, H. Sierks, C. Tubiana, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Boudreault, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, J. Deller, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, A. Gicquel, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kuehrt, M. Kueppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, X. Shi, and N. Thomas, (2016),Acceleration of individual, decimetre-sized aggregates in the lower coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S78-S88.
Gicquel, A., and 60 colleagues, (2016),Sublimation of icy aggregates in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko detected with the OSIRIS cameras on board Rosetta, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, S57-S66.
Bodewits, D., L. M. Lara, M. F. A'Hearn, F. La Forgia, A. Gicquel, G. Kovacs, J. Knollenberg, M. Lazzarin, Z.-Y. Lin, X. Shi, C. Snodgrass, C. Tubiana, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Boudreault, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, C. Guettler, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kuehrt, M. Kueppers, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, N. Thomas, I. Toth, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016), Changes in the Physical Environment of the Inner Coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko with Decreasing Heliocentric Distance, The Astronomical Journal, 152, 130.
Barucci, M. A., and 65 colleagues, (2016),Detection of exposed H$_{2}$O ice on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. as observed by Rosetta OSIRIS and VIRTIS instruments, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 595, A102.
Jorda, L., R. Gaskell, C. Capanna, S. Hviid, P. Lamy, J. Durech, G. Faury, O. Groussin, P. Guti{\'e}rrez, C. Jackman, S. J. Keihm, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. Kuehrt, S. Marchi, S. Mottola, E. Palmer, F. P. Schloerb, H. Sierks, J.-B. Vincent, M. F. A'Hearn, C. Barbieri, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. A. Barucci, J. L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, C. Guettler, W.-H. Ip, J. R. Kramm, M. Kueppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and K.-P. Wenzel, (2016), The global shape, density and rotation of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from preperihelion Rosetta/OSIRIS observations, Icarus, 277, 257-278.
El-Maarry, M. R., and 51 colleagues, (2016),Regional surface morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta/OSIRIS images: The southern hemisphere, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 593, A110.
Beck, T., C. Broeg, A. Fortier, V. Cessa, L. Malvasio, D. Piazza, W. Benz, N. Thomas, D. Magrin, V. Viotto, M. Bergomi, R. Ragazzoni, I. Pagano, G. Peter, M. Buder, J. Y. Plesseria, M. Steller, R. Ottensamer, D. Ehrenreich, C. Van Damme, K. Isaak, F. Ratti, N. Rando, and I. Ngan, (2016),CHEOPS: status summary of the instrument development, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 9904, 99042A.
Galli, A., A. Vorburger, A. Pommerol, P. Wurz, B. Jost, O. Poch, Y. Brouet, M. Tulej, and N. Thomas, (2016),Surface charging of thick porous water ice layers relevant for ion sputtering experiments, Planetary and Space Science, 126, 63-71.
Pajola, M., and 54 colleagues, (2016),The southern hemisphere of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Analysis of the preperihelion size-frequency distribution of boulders >=7 m, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 592, L2.
Pajola, M., and 51 colleagues, (2016),Aswan site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Morphology, boulder evolution, and spectrophotometry, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 592, A69.
Davidsson, B. J. R., H. Sierks, C. G{\"u}ttler, F. Marzari, M. Pajola, H. Rickman, M. F. A'Hearn, A.-T. Auger, M. R. El-Maarry, S. Fornasier, P. J. Guti{\'e}rrez, H. U. Keller, M. Massironi, C. Snodgrass, J.-B. Vincent, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, C. Feller, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, S. F. Hviid, S. H{\"o}fner, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. K{\"u}hrt, M. K{\"u}ppers, F. La Forgia, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, R. Moissl-Fraund, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, N. Thomas, and C. Tubiana, (2016),The primordial nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 592, A63.
Ip, W.-H., and 54 colleagues, (2016),Physical properties and dynamical relation of the circular depressions on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 591, A132.
Kallenbach, R., T. Behnke, H. Perplies, R. Henkelmann, M. Rech, U. Geissbuhler, A. Peteut, A. Lichopoj, R. Schroedter, H. Michaelis, K. Seiferlin, N. Thomas, J. M. Castro, M. Herranz, and L. Lara, (2016),Electromagnetic Compatibility of Transmitter, Receiver, and Communication Port of a Space-Qualified Laser Altimeter, ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMS, 738, 54.
Gutierrez, P. J., and 54 colleagues, (2016),Possible interpretation of the precession of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 590, A46.
Marschall, R., C. C. Su, Y. Liao, N. Thomas, K. Altwegg, H. Sierks, W.-H. Ip, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. K{\"u}hrt, I. L. Lai, M. Rubin, Y. Skorov, J. S. Wu, L. Jorda, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, A. Gracia-Bern{\'a}, A. Gicquel, G. Naletto, X. Shi, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016),Modelling observations of the inner gas and dust coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using ROSINA/COPS and OSIRIS data: First results, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 589, A90.
Poch, O., A. Pommerol, B. Jost, N. Carrasco, C. Szopa, and N. Thomas, (2016),Sublimation of water ice mixed with silicates and tholins: Evolution of surface texture and reflectance spectra, with implications for comets, Icarus, 267, 154-173.
Gambicorti, L., D. Piazza, M. Gerber, A. Pommerol, V. Roloff, R. Ziethe, C. Zimmermann, V. Da Deppo, G. Cremonese, I. Ficai Veltroni, M. Marinai, E. Di Carmine, T. Bauer, P. Moebius, N. Thomas, (2016), Thin-film optical pass band filters based on new photo-lithographic process for CaSSIS FPA detector on Exomars TGO mission: development, integration, and test, Proc. SPIE 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II, 99122Y (August 1, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2233501
De Sio, A., V. Da Deppo, L. Gambicorti, M. Gerber,  R. Ziethe, G. Cremonese, and N. Thomas, (2016), Alignment procedure for detector integration and characterization of the CaSSIS instrument onboard the TGO mission, Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 990452 (July 29, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2232080
Gambicorti, L., D. Piazza , A. Pommerol , V. Roloff, M. Gerber, R. Ziethe, M. R. El-Maarry, T. Weigel, M. Johnson, D. Vernani, E. Pelo, V. Da Deppo, G. Cremonese, I. Ficai Veltroni, and N. Thomas, (2016), The CaSSIS imaging system: optical performance overview, Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99041E (July 29, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2233255
Beck, T., C. Broeg, A. Fortier, V. Cessa, L. Malvasio, D. Piazza, W. Benz, N. Thomas, D. Magrin, V. Viotto, M. Bergomi, R. Ragazzoni, I. Pagano, G. Peter, M. Buder, J. Y. Plesseria, M. Steller, R. Ottensamer, D. Ehrenreich, K. Isaak, F. Ratti, N. Rando, and I. Ngan, (2016), CHEOPS: status summary of the instrument development, Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99042A (July 29, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2234562

Fulle, M., and 76 colleagues, (2016), Evolution of the Dust Size  Distribution of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from 2.2 au to  Perihelion, The Astrophysical Journal, 821, 19.

Marschall, R., C. C. Su, Y. Liao, N. Thomas, K. Altwegg, H. Sierks, W.-H. Ip, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. K ührt, I. L. Lai, M. Rubin, Y. Skorov, J. S. Wu, L. Jorda, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, A. Gracia-Bernà, A. Gicquel, G. Naletto, X. Shi, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016), Modelling observations of the inner gas and dust coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using ROSINA/COPS and OSIRIS data: First results,Astronomy and Astrophysics, 589, A90.

Lin, Z.-Y., and 50 colleagues, (2016), Observations and analysis of a curved jet in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 588, L3.

Cremonese, G., E. Simioni, R. Ragazzoni, I. Bertini, F. La Forgia, M. Pajola, N. Oklay, S. Fornasier, M. Lazzarin, A. Lucchetti, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, M. F. A'Hearn, J. Agarwal, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, C. G üttler, P. J. Gutierrez, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, M. Kueppers, E. Kührt, L. M. Lara, S. Magrin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016), Photometry of dust grains of comet 67P and connection with nucleus regions, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 588, A59.

Poch, O., A. Pommerol, B. Jost, N. Carrasco, C. Szopa, and N. Thomas, (2016),Sublimation of water ice mixed with silicates and tholins: Evolution of surface texture and reflectance spectra, with implications for comets, Icarus, 267, 154-173.

Liao, Y., C. C. Su, R. Marschall, J. S. Wu, M. Rubin, I. L. Lai, W. H. Ip, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, Y. V. Skorov, and N. Thomas, (2016),3D Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Modelling of the Inner Gas Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: A Parameter Study, Earth Moon and Planets, 117, 41-64.

Lai, I.-L., C.-C. Su, W.-H. Ip, C.-E. Wei, J.-S. Wu, M.-C. Lo, Y. Liao, and  N. Thomas, (2016),Transport and Distribution of Hydroxyl Radicals and Oxygen Atoms from H2O Photodissociation in the Inner Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Earth Moon and Planets, 117, 23-39.

Moreno, F., and 53 colleagues, (2016),The dust environment of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta OSIRIS and VLT observations in the 4.5 to 2.9 AU heliocentric distance range inbound, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 587, A155.

Vincent, J.-B., and 54 colleagues, (2016), Are fractured cliffs the source of cometary dust jets? Insights from OSIRIS/Rosetta at 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 587, A14.

Diot, X., M. R. El-Maarry, F. Schlunegger, K. P. Norton, N. Thomas, P. M. Grindrod, and M. Chojnacki, (2016),Complex geomorphologic assemblage of terrains in association with the banded terrain in Hellas basin, Mars, Planetary and Space Science, 121, 36-52.

Oklay, N., and 51 colleagues, (2016), Variegation of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in regions showing activity, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 586, A80.

Jost, B., A. Pommerol, O. Poch, B. Gundlach, M. Leboeuf, M. Dadras, J. Blum, and N. Thomas, (2016), Experimental characterization of the opposition surge in fine-grained water-ice and high albedo ice analogs, Icarus, 264, 109-131.

Shi, X., X. Hu, H. Sierks, C. G üttler, M. A'Hearn, J. Blum, M. R. El-Maarry, E. K ührt, S. Mottola, M. Pajola, N. Oklay, S. Fornasier, C. Tubiana, H. U. Keller, J.-B. Vincent, D. Bodewits, S. Höfner, Z.-Y. Lin, A. Gicquel, M. Hofmann, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Guti{\'e}rrez, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, G. Naletto, and N. Thomas, (2016),Sunset jets observed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sustained by subsurface thermal lag, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 586, A7.

Lucchetti, A., G. Cremonese, L. Jorda, F. Poulet, J.-P. Bibring, M. Pajola, F. La Forgia, M. Massironi, M. R. El-Maarry, N. Oklay, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, C. G üttler, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2016), Characterization of the Abydos region through OSIRIS high-resolution images in support of CIVA measurements, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 585, L1.

2015

Diot, X., M. R. El-Maarry, L. Guallini, F. Schlunegger, K. P. Norton, N. Thomas, S. Sutton, and P. M. Grindrod, (2015),An ice-rich flow origin for the banded terrain in the Hellas basin, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 120, 2258-2276.

El-Maarry, M. R., W. A. Watters, Z. Yoldi, A. Pommerol, D. Fischer, U. Eggenberger, and N. Thomas, (2015),Field investigation of dried lakes in western United States as an analogue to desiccation fractures on Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 120, 2241-2257.

Mousis, O., A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, B. Brugger, L. Jorda, J. S. Kargel, A. Bouquet, A.-T. Auger, P. Lamy, P. Vernazza, N. Thomas, and H. Sierks, (2015),Pits Formation from Volatile Outgassing on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, The Astrophysical Journal, 814, L5.

Oklay, N., J.-B. Vincent, H. Sierks, S. Besse, M. Pajola, I. Bertini, H. Rickman, F. La Forgia, A. M. Barucci, S. Fornasier, C. Barbieri, D. Koschny, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, J.-L. Bertaux, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutièrrez, C. G üttler, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, N. Thomas, and C. Tubiana, (2015),Characterization of OSIRIS NAC filters for the interpretation of multispectral data of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A45.

Rickman, H., S. Marchi, M. F. A'Hearn, C. Barbieri, M. R. El-Maarry, C. G üttler, W.-H. Ip, H. U. Keller, P. Lamy, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, G. Naletto, M. Pajola, H. Sierks, D. Koschny, R. Rodrigo, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutièrrez, S. F. Hviid, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, H. Michalik, L. Sabau, N. Thomas, J.-B. Vincent, and K.-P. Wenzel, (2015), Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Constraints on its origin from OSIRIS observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A44.

Brouet, Y., A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, P. Sabouroux, P. Encrenaz, N. Thomas, E. Heggy, and W. Kofman, (2015),Permittivity measurements of porous matter in support of investigations of the surface and interior of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A39.

Groussin, O., H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, M. F. A'Hearn, A.-T. Auger, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Besse, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. R. El-Maarry, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, P. J. Gutièrrez, C. G üttler, S. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J. R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, S. Lowry, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, I. Toth, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Temporal morphological changes in the Imhotep region of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A36.

Preusker, F., F. Scholten, K.-D. Matz, T. Roatsch, K. Willner, S. F. Hviid, J. Knollenberg, L. Jorda, P. J. Guti{\'e}rrez, E. K ührt, S. Mottola, M. F. A'Hearn, N. Thomas, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, C. G üttler, W.-H. Ip, J. R. Kramm, M. K üppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Shape model, reference system definition, and cartographic mapping standards for comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - Stereo-photogrammetric analysis of Rosetta/OSIRIS image data, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A33.

Groussin, O., and 51 colleagues, (2015), Gravitational slopes, geomorphology, and material strengths of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from OSIRIS observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A32.

Fornasier, S., and 53 colleagues, (2015), Spectrophotometric properties of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the OSIRIS instrument onboard the ROSETTA spacecraft, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A30.

Davidsson, B. J. R., P. J. Gutièrrez, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, D. Bodewits, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, C. G üttler, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, F. La Forgia, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, S. Lowry, S. Magrin, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, R. Moissl-Fraund, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, C. Snodgrass, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, and J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Orbital  elements of the material surrounding comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A16.

Fulle, M., S. L. Ivanovski, I. Bertini, P. Gutierrez, L. Lara, H. Sierks, V. Zakharov, V. Della Corte, A. Rotundi, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, D. Bodewits, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, O. Groussin, C. G üttler, S. F. Hviid, W. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. K üppers, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez-Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, L. Sabau, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, and K.-P. Wenzel, (2015), Rotating dust particles in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A14.

Lin, Z.-Y., W.-H. Ip, I.-L. Lai, J.-C. Lee, J.-B. Vincent, L. M. Lara, D. Bodewits, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutièrrez, C. G üttler, S. F. Hviid, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. K ührt, M. K üppers, F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, J. J. L{\'o}pez-Moreno, S. Lowry, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, A. Ro{\.z}ek, N. Thomas, Y. Liao, and C. Tubiana, (2015),Morphology and dynamics of the jets of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Early-phase development, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A11.

Lara, L. M., and 56 colleagues, (2015), Large-scale dust jets in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by the OSIRIS instrument onboard Rosetta, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A9.

Massironi, M., and 58 colleagues, (2015), Two independent and primitive envelopes of the bilobate nucleus of comet 67P, Nature, 526, 402-405.

El-Maarry, M. R., A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas, (2015), Desiccation of phyllosilicate-bearing samples as analog for desiccation cracks on Mars: Experimental setup and initial results, Planetary and Space Science, 111, 134-143.

Beck, P.  , A. Pommerol, , B. Zanda, L. Remusat, JP Lorand, C. Göpel,  R. Hewins, S. Pont, E. Lewin, E. Quirico, B. Schmitt, G. Montes-Hernandez, A. Garenne, L. Bonal, O. Proux, JL Hazemann,  and V.F. Chevrier, (2015), A Noachian source region for the “Black Beauty” meteorite, and a source lithology for Mars surface hydrated dust?, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427, 104-111.

Montes-Hernandez, G., P. Beck, A. Pommerol, R. Chiriac, O. Brissaud, F. Renard, Z. Yoldi-Martinez, F. Toche, F. Moynier, E. Quirico, B. Schmitt, A. Garenne, L. Bonal, (2015), Stability of water in carbonaceous chondrites: thermogravimetry and infrared spectroscopy of meteorite falls and terrestrial analogs, Planet. Space Sci. in revision.

Barucci, M.A., M. Fulchignoni, J. Ji, S. Marchi and N. Thomas (2015), The fly-bys of asteroids 2867 Steins, 21 Lutetia, and 4179 Toutatis, in Asteroids IV, Edited by Patrick Michel, Francesca E. DeMeo, William F. Bottke Jr., Pub. By Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Dohm, J.M., T.M. Hare, S.J. Robbins, J-P Williams, R.J. Soare, M.R. El-Maarry and 15 authors (2015).   Geological and Hydrological Histories of the Argyre Province, Mars. Icarus 253, 66–98.

Soare, R.J., B. Horgan, S.J. Conway, C. Souness, M.R. El-Maarry (2015).Volcanic terrain and the formation of “excess ice” at the mid-latitudes of Utopia Planitia, Mars, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 423, 182-192.

Vincent, J.-B., and 66 colleagues (2015), Large heterogeneities in comet 67P as revealed by active pits from sinkhole collapse, Nature, 523, 63-66.

El-Maarry, M.R., N. Thomas, A. Gracia-Berná, R. Marschall, A.-T. Auger, O. Groussin, S. Mottola, M. Pajola, M. Massironi, S. Marchi, S. Höfner, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, L. Jorda, E. Kührt, H. U. Keller, H. Sierks, M. F. A'Hearn, C. Barbieri, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, J. Deller, C. Güttler, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, P. J. Gutierrez, M. Hofmann, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, J. Knollenberg, D. Koschny, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, M. Küppers, P. L. Lamy, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, A. Pommerol, H. Rickman, R. Rodrigo, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Fractures on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko observed by the Rosetta/OSIRIS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 5170–5178, doi:10.1002/2015GL064500.

Galli, A., A. Pommerol, P. Wurz, B. Jost, J.A. Scheer, A. Vorburger, M. Tulej, N. Thomas, M. Wieser, S. Barabash, (2015), A new laboratory facility for studying surface erosion and atmosphere production processes of the icy moons of Jupiter, Icarus, in revision, 25 June 2015.

Dohm, J.M., T.M. Hare, S.J. Robbins, J-P Williams, R.J. Soare, M.R. El-Maarry and 15 authors (2015).   Geological and Hydrological Histories of the Argyre Province, Mars. Icarus 253, 66–98.

Thomas, N., B. Davidsson, M.R. El-Maarry, S. Fornasier, L. Giacomini, A.G. Gracia Berna, S.F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, H.U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, F. La Forgia, I.L. Lai, Y. Liao, R. Marschall, M. Massironi, S. Mottola, M. Pajola, O. Poch, A. Pommerol, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, C.C. Su, J.S. Wu, J.-B. Vincent, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P.L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, D. Koschny, M.F. A’Hearn, M.A. Barucci, J-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P.J. Gutierrez, J.-R. Kramm, M. Küppers, L. M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, and C. Güttler, (2015), Redistribution of particles across the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A17, dx.doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526049.

Yoldi, Z., A. Pommerol, B. Jost, O. Poch, J. Gouman and N. Thomas, (2015), VIS-NIR reflectance of water ice / regolith analogue mixtures and implications for the detectability of ice mixed within planetary regoliths, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 6205-6212, doi:10.1002/2015GL064780.

Keller, H.U.  et al., (2015), Insolation, erosion, and morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A34, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525964.

Bertini, I. et al., (2015), Search for satellites near comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using Rosetta/OSIRIS images, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A19, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525979.

Pommerol, A., N. Thomas, M. R. El-Maarry, M. Pajola, O. Groussin, A. -T. Auger, N. Oklay, S. Fornasier, C. Feller, B. Davidsson, A. Gracia, B. Jost, R. Marschall, O. Poch, M. A. Barucci, J. -L. Bertaux, F. La Forgia, H. U. Keller, E. Kuehrt, S. C. Lowry, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, D. Koschny, J. Agarwal, M. F. A’Hearn, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, C. Guettler, M. Fulle, P. J. Gutierrez, S. F. Hviid, W. -H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J. -R. Kramm, M. Küppers, L. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. L. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, C. Tubiana, and J. -B. Vincent, (2015) , OSIRIS observations of metre-size exposures of H2O ice at the surface of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and interpretation using laboratory experiments, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A25, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525977

Vincent, J.-B. et al., (2015), Large heterogeneities in comet 67P as revealed by active pits from sinkhole collapse, Nature, 523, 63–66 (02 July 2015) doi:10.1038/nature14564

Fornasier, S., P. H. Hasselmann, M.A. Barucci, C. Feller, S. Besse, C. Leyrat, L. Lara, P. J. Gutierrez, N. Oklay, C. Tubiana, F. Scholten, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A’Hearn, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, C. Güttler, S. F. Hviid, W. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, K.-D. Matz, H. Michalik, F. Moreno, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, M. Pajola, A. Pommerol, F. Preusker, X. Shi, C. Snodgrass, N. Thomas, and J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Spectro-photometric properties of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s nucleus from the OSIRIS instrument onboard the ROSETTA spacecraft, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A30, doi.:10.1051/0004-6361/201525901.

Auger, A.-T., and 50 colleagues, (2015), Geomorphology of the Imhotep region on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from OSIRIS observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A35, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525947.

El-Maarry, M. R., and 53 colleagues, (2015), Regional surface morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta/OSIRIS images, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A26, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525723.

El-Maarry, M.R., A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas, (2015), Desiccation of phyllosilicate-bearing samples as analogue for desiccation cracks on Mars: Experimental setup and initial results, Planet. Space Sci., accepted, 3 April 2015, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2015.03.021

Davidsson, B.J.R. et al., (2015), Orbital elements of the material surrounding comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 9 April 2015, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525841

Tubiana, C., and 53 colleagues, (2015), Scientific assessment of the quality of OSIRIS images, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A46.

La Forgia, F., and 54 colleagues, (2015), Geomorphology and spectrophotometry of Philae's landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A41.

Pajola, M., J.-B. Vincent, J.-C. Lee, W.-H. Ip, Z.-Y. Lin, I. Bertini, M. Massironi, E. Simioni, F. Marzari, L. Giacomini, C. Barbieri, G. Cremonese, G. Naletto, A. Pommerol, M. R. El-Maarry, S. Besse, M. Küppers, F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, N. Thomas, A.-T. Auger, H. Sierks, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, D. Koschny, H. U. Keller, M.F. A’Hearn, M.A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, F. Ferri, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P.J. Gutierrez, C. Güttler, S.F. Hviid, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, L.M. Lara, J.J. Lopez Moreno, S. Magrin, S. Marchi, H. Michalik, R. Moissl, S. Mottola, N. Oklay, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, and C. Tubiana, (2015), The size-frequency distribution of boulders ≤7 m on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet, Astron. Astrophys., 583, A37, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201525975

Pommerol, A., B. Jost, O. Poch, M. R. El-Maarry, B. Vuitel, and N. Thomas, (2015), The SCITEAS experiment: laboratory studies of the sublimation of icy planetary analogues, Planet. Space Sci., 109, 106, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2015.02.004.

Rotundi, A., and 80 colleagues, (2015), Dust measurements in the coma of  comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko inbound to the Sun, Science, 347, aaa3905.

Sierks, H., C. Barbieri, P.L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H.Rickman, H.U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M.F. A'Hearn, F. Angrilli, A.-T. Auger, M.A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Besse, D. Bodewits, C. Capanna, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, F. Ferri, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, R. Gaskell, L. Giacomini, O. Groussin, P. Gutierrez-Marques, P.J. Gutiérrez, C. Güttler, N. Hoekzema, S.F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, F. La Forgia, L.M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, C. Leyrat, J.J. Lopez Moreno, S. Magrin, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, H. Michalik, R. Moissl, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, M. Pertile, F. Preusker, L. Sabau, F. Scholten, C. Snodgrass, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, K.-P. Wenzel, M. Zaccariotto, M. Pätzold, (2015), On the nucleus structure and activity of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Science, 347, aaa1044, 23 January 2015.

Thomas, N., H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P.L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, D. Koschny, H.U.Keller, J. Agarwal, M.F. A'Hearn, F. Angrilli, A.-T. Auger, M.A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Besse, D. Bodewits, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, M.-R. El-Maarry, F. Ferri, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, L. Giacomini, O. Groussin, P.J. Gutierrez, C. Güttler, S.F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, F. La Forgia, L.M. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J.J. Lopez Moreno, S.Magrin, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, H. Michalik, R. Moissl, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, A. Pommerol, F. Preusker, L. Sabau, F. Scholten, C. Snodgrass, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, K.-P. Wenzel (2015), The Morphological Diversity of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Science, 347, aaa0440, 23 January 2015.

Tubiana, C., C. Snodgrass, I. Bertini, S. Mottola, J.-B. Vincent, L. Lara, S. Fornasier, J. Knollenberg, N. Thomas, M. Fulle, J. Agarwal, F. Ferri, C. Güttler, P. J. Gutierrez, F. La Forgia, S. Lowry, S. Magrin, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, R. Rodrigo, H. Sierks, M. F. A’Hearn, F. Angrilli, C. Barbieri, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, O. Groussin, S. F. Hviid, W. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, D. Koschny, R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, M. Lazzarin, P. L. Lamy, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, H. Rickman, L. Sabau, and K.-P. Wenzel, (2015)  67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Activity between March and June 2014 as observed from Rosetta/OSIRIS, Astron. Astrophys., 573, A62 doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201424735.

2014

Soare R., S. Conway, J.M. Dohm, M.R. El-Maarry (2014). Possible open-system (hydraulic) pingos in and around the Argyre impact region of Mars, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 398, 25–36.

Mottola, S., S. Lowry, C. Snodgrass, P. L. Lamy, I. Toth, A. Rozek, H. Sierks, M. F. A’Hearn, F. Angrilli, C. Barbieri, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. Gutiérrez, S. F. Hviid, W. Ip, L. Jorda, H. U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, D. Koschny, R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, L. Lara, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, H. Rickman, R. Rodrigo, L. Sabau, N. Thomas, K.-P. Wenzel, J. Agarwal, I. Bertini, F. Ferri, C. Güttler, S. Magrin, N. Oklay, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, (2014), The rotation state of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from approach observations with the OSIRIS cameras on Rosetta, Astron. Astrophys., 569, L2, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201424590.

Tulej, M., A. Riedo, M.B. Neuland, S. Meyer, P. Wurz, N. Thomas, V. Grimaudo, P. Moreno-García, P. Broekmann, A. Neubeck, and M. Ivarsson, (2014), CAMAM: A miniature laser ablation ionisation mass spectrometer and camera-microscope system for in situ investigation of the composition and morphology of extraterrestrial materials, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 38(4), 441 – 466, doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.00302.x

El-Maarry M.R., E. Heggy, J.M. Dohm, (2014). Radar Investigations of Apollinaris Mons, Mars: Exploring the Origin of the Fan Deposits, Planetary & Space Science 103, 262–272.

Gouman, J., T. Beck, M. Affolter, N. Thomas, U. Geissbühler, A. Péteut, T. Bandy, A. Servonet, D. Piazza, and K. Seiferlin, (2014), Measurement and stability of the pointing of the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter under thermal load, Acta Astronautica, 105, 171-180.

Besse, S., M. Küppers, O.S. Barnouin, N. Thomas, and J. Benkhoff, (2014), Lutetia's Lineaments, Planet. Space Sci., 101, 186–195.
 
Diot, X., M.R. El-Maarry, F. Schlunegger, K.P Norton, N. Thomas, and P.M. Grindrod, (2014), Banded Terrain in Hellas Basin, Mars: Results from Geomorphological Investigations and Morphometry, Planet. Space Sci., 101, 118-134, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.06.013

Schröder, S., Y. Grynko, A. Pommerol, H.U. Keller, N. Thomas, and T.L. Roush, (2014), Laboratory Observations and Simulations of Phase Reddening, Icarus, 239, 201–216.

Rubin, M., N. Fougere, K. Altwegg, M. R. Combi, L. Le Roy, V. M. Tenishev, and N. Thomas, (2014), Mass Transport Around Comets And Its Impact On The Seasonal Differences in Water Production Rates, Astrophys. J., 788, 168  doi:10.1088/0004-637X/788/2/168.

El-Maarry M.R. , W. Watters, N. McKeown, J. Carter, E. Noe Dobrea, J. Bishop, A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas. (2014), Potential Desiccation Cracks on Mars: A Synthesis from Modeling, Analogue-Field Studies, and Global Observations using HiRISE, Icarus, 241, 248-268, 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.06.033.

Finklenburg, S., N. Thomas, C.C. Su , and J.-S. Wu, (2014), The spatial distribution of water in the inner coma of comet 9P/Tempel 1: Comparison between models and observations, Icarus, 236, 9-23, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.03.032.

Pieters, C.M., S. Murchie, N. Thomas, and D. Britt, (2014), Composition of surface materials on the moons of Mars, Planetary and Space Science, 102, 144-151, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.02.008.

Finklenburg, S. and N. Thomas, (2014) Relating in situ gas measurements to the surface outgassing properties of cometary nuclei, Planetary and Space Science, 93, 71-86, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2014.02.005.

Fortier, A., T. Beck, W. Benz, C. Broeg, V. Cessa, D. Ehrenreich, and N. Thomas, (2014), CHEOPS: a space telescope for ultra-high precision photometry of exoplanet transits, Proc. SPIE 9143, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 91432J (August 2, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2056687; dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2056687

McEwen, A.S., C.M. Dundas, S. S. Mattson, A.D. Toigo, L. Ojha, J.J. Wray, M. Chojnacki, S. Byrne, S.L. Murchie, and N. Thomas, (2014), Recurring Slope Lineae in Valles Marineris, Mars, Nature Geoscience, 7, 53-58.

2013

Kallenbach, R., E. Murphy, B. Gramkow, M. Rech, K. Weidlich, T. Leikert, R. Henkelmann, B. Trefzger, B. Metz, H. Michaelis, K. Lingenauber, S. DelTogno, T. Behnke, N. Thomas, D. Piazza, and K. Seiferlin, (2013), Space-qualified laser system for the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter, Applied Optics, 52, 8732-8746 doi:10.1364/AO.52.008732.

El-Maarry, M.R., A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas, (2013), Analysis of polygonal cracking patterns of possible desiccation origin in chloride-rich terrains on Mars using high-resolution images and spectroscopy, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 118, 2263-2278 doi: 10.1002/2013JE004463.

Thomas, N., C.J. Hansen, A. Pommerol, G. Portyankina, K.-M. Aye, and P.S. Russell, (2013)  Observations of the surface effects of the CO2 and H2O cycles on Mars, Invited paper for Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics VII, Proceedings of the X Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society held on July 9-13 2012, in Valencia, Spain. J.C. Guirado, L.M. Lara, V. Quilis, and J. Gorgas (eds.) www.sea-astronomia.es/drupal/sites/default/files/archivos/proceedings10/plenarias/thomas_mars_sea_2012Jan10.pdf

Pommerol, A., N. Thomas, B. Jost, P. Beck, C. Okubo, and A.S. McEwen, (2013) Photometric properties of Mars soils analogs, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2045-2072, doi: 10.1002/jgre.20158.

El-Maarry, M.R., J.M. Dohm, G. Michael, N. Thomas, S. Maruyama, (2013), Morphology and evolution of the ejecta of Hale crater in Argyre basin, Mars: Results from high resolution mapping, Icarus, 226, 905-922 doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.07.014.

Jost, B., B. Gundlach, A. Pommerol, J. Oesert, S.N. Gorb, J. Blum, N. Thomas, (2013), Micrometer-sized ice particles for planetary-science  experiments - II. Bidirectional reflectance, Icarus, 225, 352-366, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.04.007.

Jutzi, M., N. Thomas, W. Benz, M.R. El Maarry, L. Jorda, E. Kührt, F. Preusker, (2013), The influence of recent major crater impacts on the surrounding surfaces of (21) Lutetia, Icarus, 226, 89-100, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.05.022.

Hansen, C.J., S. Byrne, G. Portyankina, M. Bourke, C. Dundas, A. McEwen, M. Mellon, A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas, (2013), Observations of the northern seasonal polar cap on Mars: I. Spring sublimation activity and processes. Icarus, 225, 881-897, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.09.024

Portyankina, G., A. Pommerol, K.-M. Aye, C.J. Hansen, and N. Thomas, (2013), Observations of the Northern seasonal polar cap on Mars II: HiRISE photometric analysis of evolution of northern polar dunes in spring, Icarus, 225, 898-910, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.017.

Pommerol, A., T. Appéré, G. Portyankina, K.‐M. Aye, N. Thomas, and C.J. Hansen (2013), Observations of the Northern seasonal polar cap on Mars III: CRISM / HiRISE observations of spring sublimation, Icarus, 225, 911-922, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.08.039

2012

Pajola, M., M. Lazzarin, I. Bertini, F. Marzari, D. Turrini, S. Magrin, F. La Forgia, N. Thomas, M. Küppers, R. Moissl, F. Ferri, C. Barbieri, H. Rickman, and H. Sierks, (2012), Spectrophotometric investigation of Phobos with the Rosetta OSIRIS-NAC camera and implications for its collisional capture, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 427, 3230-3243.

Chakraborty, S., N. Thomas, M. Affolter, J. Neubert, S. Graf, D. Piazza, T. Beck, M. Gerber, G. Roethlisberger , K. Seiferlin and K. Gunderson, (2012), High accuracy alignment concept for receiver and transmitter in a laser altimeter system, Applied Optics, 51, 4907, doi: 10.1364/AO.51.004907.

Thomas, N., C. Barbieri, H.U. Keller, P. Lamy, H. Rickman, R. Rodrigo, H. Sierks, K.P. Wenzel, G. Cremonese, L. Jorda, M. Küppers, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, K. Stephan, M.A. Barucci, S. Besse, S. Fornasier, O. Groussin, S.F. Hviid, D. Koschny, E. Kührt, E. Martelleto, R. Moissl, C. Snodgrass, C. Tubiana, and J.-B.Vincent, (2012), The geomorphology of (21) Lutetia: Results from the OSIRIS imaging system onboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 96-124, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.003.

El-Maarry, M.R., J. Kodikara, S. Wijessoriya, W.J. Markiewicz, and N. Thomas, (2012), Desiccation mechanism for formation of giant polygons on Earth and intermediate-sized polygons on Mars: Results from a pre-fracture model, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 323-324, 19–26, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.01.016.

Adams, E., K. Hibbard, E. Turtle, E. Reynolds, B. Anderson, C. Paranicas, G. Rogers, J. McAdams, D. Roth, P. Christensen, A. McEwen, M. Wieser, N. Thomas, P. Wurz, and J. Janesick, (2012), Io volcano observer (IVO) integrated approach to optimizing system design for radiation challenges, Aerospace Conference, 2012 IEEE , page 1-13, 3-10 March 2012, doi: 10.1109/AERO.2012.6187177.

Beck, T., A. Bieler, and N. Thomas, (2012), Numerical thermal mathematical model correlation to thermal balance test using adaptive particle swarm optimization (APSO), Applied Thermal Engineering, accepted, doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.01.027.

Beck, P., A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, B. Schmitt, F. Moynier and J.-A. Barrat, (2012), The Photometry of Meteorites, Icarus, 218, 364-377, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.12.005.

Portyankina, G., A. Pommerol, K.-M. Aye, C.J. Hansen, and N. Thomas, (2012) Polygonal cracks in the seasonal semi-translucent CO2 ice layer in Martian polar areas, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 117, Issue E2, CiteID E02006, doi: 10.1029/2011JE003917.

Thomas, N., C. Barbieri, H.U. Keller, P. Lamy, H. Rickman, R. Rodrigo, H. Sierks, K.P. Wenzel, G. Cremonese, L. Jorda, M. Küppers, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, K. Stephan, M.A. Barucci, S. Besse, S. Fornasier, O. Groussin, S.F. Hviid, D. Koschny, E. Kührt, E. Martellato, R. Moissl, C. Snodgrass, C. Tubiana, and J.-B.Vincent, (2012), The geomorphology of (21) Lutetia: Results from the OSIRIS imaging system onboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 96-124, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.003.

Preusker, F., F. Scholten, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, K.-D. Matz, S. Mottola, T. Roatsch, and N. Thomas, (2012), The Northern hemisphere of asteroid 21 Lutetia – Topography and orthoimages from Rosetta OSIRIS NAC image data, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 54-63, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.01.008

Massironi, M., S. Marchi, M. Pajola, C. Snodgrass, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, C. Barbieri, G. Cremonese, V. da Deppo, F. Ferri, S. Magrin and the Rosetta-OSIRIS Team, (2012), Geological map and stratigraphy of asteroid 21 Lutetia, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 125-136, 2012.

Pommerol, A., S. Chakraborty, and N. Thomas, (2012), Comparative study of the slope distribution on the surfaces of the Moon, Mars and Mercury, Planetary and Space Science, 73,  287-293, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2012.08.020.

Portyankina, G., A. Pommerol, K.-M. Aye, C.J. Hansen, and N. Thomas, (2012) Polygonal cracks in the seasonal semi-translucent CO2 ice layer in Martian polar areas, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 117, Issue E2, CiteID E02006, doi: 10.1029/2011JE003917.

El Maarry, M.R., J. Kodikara, S. Wijessoriya, W.J. Markiewicz, and N. Thomas, (2012), Desiccation mechanism for formation of giant polygons on Earth and intermediate-sized polygons on Mars: Results from a pre-fracture model, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 323-324, 19–26, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.01.016.

Beck, T., A. Bieler, and N. Thomas, (2012), Numerical thermal mathematical model correlation to thermal balance test using adaptive particle swarm optimization (APSO), Applied Thermal Engineering, accepted, doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.01.027.

Beck, P., A. Pommerol, N. Thomas, B. Schmitt, F. Moynier and J.-A. Barrat, (2012), The Photometry of Meteorites, Icarus, 218, 364-377, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.12.005.

Chakraborty, S., N. Thomas, M. Affolter, J. Neubert, S. Graf, D. Piazza, T. Beck, M. Gerber, G. Roethlisberger , K. Seiferlin and K. Gunderson, (2012), High accuracy alignment concept for receiver and transmitter in a laser altimeter system, Applied Optics, 51, 4907, doi: 10.1364/AO.51.004907.

Massironi, M., S. Marchi, M. Pajola, C. Snodgrass, N. Thomas, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, C. Barbieri, G. Cremonese, V. da Deppo, F. Ferri, S. Magrin and the Rosetta-OSIRIS Team, (2012), Geological map and stratigraphy of asteroid 21 Lutetia, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 125-136, 2012.

Preusker, F., F. Scholten, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, K.-D. Matz, S. Mottola, T. Roatsch, and N. Thomas, (2012), The Northern hemisphere of asteroid 21 Lutetia – Topography and orthoimages from Rosetta OSIRIS NAC image data, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 54-63, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.01.008

Adams, E., K. Hibbard, E. Turtle, E. Reynolds, B. Anderson, C. Paranicas, G. Rogers, J. McAdams, D. Roth, P. Christensen, A. McEwen, M. Wieser, N. Thomas, P. Wurz, and J. Janesick, (2012), Io volcano observer (IVO) integrated approach to optimizing system design for radiation challenges, 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, accepted, 20 December 2011.

2011

Marchi, S., M. Massironi, J.-B. Vincent, A. Morbidelli, S. Mottola, F. Marzari, M. Küppers, S. Besse, N. Thomas, C. Barbieri, G. Naletto, and H. Sierks, (2011), The cratering history of asteroid (21) Lutetia, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 87-95, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.010.
Petrova, E.V., N.M.Hoekzema, W.J.Markiewicz, N. Thomas, and O.J.Stenzel, (2011), Optical depth of the Martian atmosphere and surface albedo from high-resolution orbiter images, Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.09.008.
Barucci, M.A., I. N. Belskaya, S. Fornasier, M. Fulchignoni, B. E. Clark, A. Coradini, F. Capaccioni, E. Dotto, M. Birlan , C. Leyrat, H. Sierks, N. Thomas, J. B. Vincent, (2011), Overview of Lutetia’s surface composition, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 23-30, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.003.

Hoekzema, N. M., Garcia-Comas, O. J. Stenzel, E. V. Petrova, N. Thomas, W. J. Markiewicz, K. Gwinner, H. U. Keller, and W. A. Delamere, (2011), Retrieving optical depth from shadows in orbiter images of Mars, Icarus, 214, 447-461, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.06.009.

Pommerol, A., N. Thomas, M. Affolter, G. Portyankina, B. Jost, K. Seiferlin, and K.-M. Aye, (2011), Photometry and bulk physical properties of Solar System surfaces icy analogs: the Planetary Ice Laboratory at University of Bern, Planetary and Space Science, 59, 1601-1612, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2011.07.009.

McEwen, A.S., L. Ojha, C.M. Dundas, S.S. Mattson, S. Byrne, J.J. Wray, S.C. Cull, S.L. Murchie, N. Thomas, and V.C. Gulick, (2011), Seasonal Flows on Warm Martian Slopes, Science, Science, 333, 740.

Beck, T., B.S. Luethi, G. Messina, D. Piazza, K. Seiferlin, and N. Thomas, (2011), Thermal Analysis of a Reflective Baffle Designed for Space Applications, Acta Astronautica, 69, 323-334, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.03.014.

Thomas, N., T. Beck, S. Chakraborty, M. Gerber, S. Graf, D. Piazza, G. Roethlisberger, (2011), A wide‐beam solar simulator for simulating the solar flux at the orbit of Mercury, Measurement Science and Technology, Meas. Sci. Technol., 22, 065903, doi: 10.1088/0957-0233/22/6/065903.

Sierks, H. et al., (2011), Images of Asteroid (21) Lutetia: A Remnant Planetesimal from the Early Solar System, Science, 334, 487-490.

Pommerol, A., G. Portyankina, N. Thomas, K.-M. Aye, C.J. Hansen, M. Vincendon, and Y. Langevin, (2011) Evolution of south seasonal cap during Martian spring: insights from high­resolution observations by HiRISE and CRISM/MRO, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 116, 8007, doi: 10.1029/2010JE003790.

Hansen, C.J., M. Bourke, N.T. Bridges, C. Colon, S. Diniega, C. Dundas, K. Herkenhoff, A. McEwen, M. Mellon, G. Portyankina, and N. Thomas, (2011), Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars’ Northern Polar Dunes, Science, 331, 575-578, doi:10.1126/science.1197636.

Thomas, N., G. Portyankina, C. J. Hansen, and A. Pommerol (2011), Sub-surface CO2 gas flow in Mars' polar regions: Gas transport under constant production rate conditions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L08203, doi:10.1029/2011GL046797.

Finklenburg, S., N. Thomas, J. Knollenberg, and E. Kührt, (2011), Comparison of DSMC and Euler Equations Solutions for Inhomogeneous Sources on Comets, 27th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, 2010 AIP Conf. Proc. 1333, 1151-1156, doi: 10.1063/1.3562799.

Kossacki, K.J., G. Portyankina, and N. Thomas, (2011), The evolution of exposed ice in a fresh mid-latitude crater on Mars, Icarus, 211, 195-206, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.10.005

Thomas, N., G. Portyankina, C.J. Hansen, and A. Pommerol, (2011), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars' southern polar regions: IV. Fluid dynamics models of CO2 jets, Icarus, 212, 66-85, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2010.12.016

Marchi, S., M. Massironi, J.-B. Vincent, A. Morbidelli, S. Mottola, F. Marzari, M. Küppers, S. Besse, N. Thomas, C. Barbieri, G. Naletto, and H. Sierks, (2011), The cratering history of asteroid (21) Lutetia, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 87-95, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.010.

Pommerol, A., N. Thomas, M. Affolter, G. Portyankina, B. Jost, K. Seiferlin, and K.-M. Aye, (2011), Photometry and bulk physical properties of Solar System surfaces icy analogs: the Planetary Ice Laboratory at University of Bern, Planetary and Space Science, 59, 1601-1612, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2011.07.009.

Sierks, H. et al., (2011), Images of Asteroid (21) Lutetia: A Remnant Planetesimal from the Early Solar System, Science, submitted.

Thomas, N., T. Beck, S. Chakraborty, M. Gerber, S. Graf, D. Piazza, G. Roethlisberger, (2011), A wide‐beam solar simulator for simulating the solar flux at the orbit of Mercury, Measurement Science and Technology, Meas. Sci. Technol. 22 065903 [DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/22/6/065903].

Hoekzema, N. M., Garcia-Comas, O. J. Stenzel, E. V. Petrova, N. Thomas, W. J. Markiewicz, K. Gwinner, H. U. Keller, and W. A. Delamere, (2011), Retrieving optical depth from shadows in orbiter images of Mars, Icarus, 214, 447-461, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.06.009.

Hansen, C.J., M. Bourke, N.T. Bridges, C. Colon, S. Diniega, C. Dundas, K. Herkenhoff, A. McEwen, M. Mellon, G. Portyankina, and N. Thomas, (2011), Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars’ Northern Polar Dunes, Science, 331, 575-578 doi:10.1126/science.1197636.

Keller, H.U., Hartwig, H., Kramm, R., Koschny, D., Markiewicz, W. J., Thomas, N., Fernades, M., Smith, P. H., Reynolds, R., Lemmon, M. T., Weinberg, J., Marcialis, Kossacki, K.J., G. Portyankina, and N. Thomas, (2011), The evolution of exposed ice in a fresh mid-latitude crater on Mars, Icarus, 211, 195-206, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.10.005

McEwen, A.S., L. Ojha, C.M. Dundas, S.S. Mattson, S. Byrne, J.J. Wray, S.C. Cull, S.L. Murchie, N. Thomas, and V.C. Gulick, (2011), Seasonal Flows on Warm Martian Slopes, Science, accepted, 17 June 2011.

Thomas, N., G. Portyankina, C. J. Hansen, and A. Pommerol (2011), Sub-surface CO2 gas flow in Mars' polar regions: Gas transport under constant production rate conditions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L08203, doi: 10.1029/2011GL046797.

Thomas, N., G. Portyankina, C.J. Hansen, and A. Pommerol, (2011), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars' southern polar regions: IV. Fluid dynamics models of CO2 jets , Icarus, 212, 66-85, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2010.12.016

Barucci, M.A., I. N. Belskaya, S. Fornasier, M. Fulchignoni, B. E. Clark, A. Coradini, F. Capaccioni, E. Dotto, M. Birlan , C. Leyrat, H. Sierks, N. Thomas, J. B. Vincent, (2011), Overview of Lutetia’s surface composition, Planetary and Space Science, 66, 23-30, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.10.003.

Beck, T., B.S. Luethi, G. Messina, D. Piazza, K. Seiferlin, and N. Thomas, (2011), Thermal Analysis of a Reflective Baffle Designed for Space Applications, Acta Astronautica, accepted, [DOI:10.1016/j.actaastro.2011.03.014 ].

Petrova, E.V., N.M.Hoekzema, W.J.Markiewicz, N. Thomas, and O.J.Stenzel, (2011), Optical depth of the Martian atmosphere and surface albedo from high-resolution orbiter images, Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.09.008.

Pommerol, A., S. Chakraborty, and N. Thomas, (2011), Comparative study of the slope distribution on the surfaces of the Moon, Mars and Mercury, Planetary and Space Science, in revision.

Pommerol, A., G. Portyankina, N. Thomas, K.-M. Aye, C.J. Hansen, M. Vincendon, and Y. Langevin, (2011) Evolution of south seasonal cap during Martian spring: insights from high­resolution observations by HiRISE and CRISM/MRO, JGR-Planets, submitted.

2010

de Val-Borro, M., P. Hartogh, J. Crovisier, D. Bockelee-Morvan, N. Biver, D.C. Lis, R. Moreno, C. Jarchow, M. Rengel, S.Szutowicz, M.Banaszkiewicz, F.Bensch, M.I.Blecka, M.Emprechtinger, T.Encrenaz, E.Jehin, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, E.Lellouch, B.M.Swinyard, B.Vandenbussche, E.A.Bergin, G.A.Blake,  J.A.D.L.Blommaert, J.Cernicharo, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.de Graauw,  D. Hutsemekers, M.Kidger, J.Manfroid, A.S.Medvedev, D.A.Naylor, R.Schieder, D.Stam, N.Thomas, C.Waelkens, R.Szczerba, P.Saraceno,  A.M.di Giorgio, S.Philipp, T.Klein, V.Ossenkopf, P.Zaal, and R.Shipman, (2010),Water production in comet 81P/Wild 2 as determined by Herschel/HIFI, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, L50.

Hartogh, P., C.Jarchow, E.Lellouch, M.de Val-Borro, M.Rengel,  R.Moreno, A.S.Medvedev, H.Sagawa, B.M.Swinyard, T.Cavalié, D.C.Lis, M.I.Blecka, M.Banaszkiewicz, D. Bockelée-Morvan, J.Crovisier, T.Encrenaz, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, S.Szutowicz,  B.Vandenbussche, F.Bensch, E.A.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver, G.A.Blake, J.A.D.L.Blommaert, J.Cernicharo, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz,  H.Feuchtgruber, T.Fulton, T.de Graauw, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, R.Lorente,  D.A.Naylor, G.Portyankina, M.Sánchez-Portal, R.Schieder,  S.Sidher, N.Thomas, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, N.Whyborn, D.Teyssier,  F.Helmich, P.Roelfsema, J.Stutzki, H.G.Leduc, and J.A.Stern, (2010),Herschel/HIFI observations of Mars: First detection of O_{2} at  submillimetre wavelengths and upper limits on HCl and H_{2}O_{2}, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, L49.

Hartogh, P., and 50 colleagues, (2010),First results on Martian carbon monoxide from Herschel/HIFI observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, L48.

Lellouch, E., and 53 colleagues, (2010),First results of Herschel-PACS observations of Neptune, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L152.

Swinyard, B.M., P.Hartogh, S.Sidher, T.Fulton, E.Lellouch, C.Jarchow, M.J.Griffin, R.Moreno, H.Sagawa, G.Portyankina, M.Blecka, M.Banaszkiewicz, D.Bockelee-Morvan, J.Crovisier, T.Encrenaz, M.Kueppers, L.Lara, D.Lis, A.Medvedev, M.Rengel, S.Szutowicz, B.Vandenbussche, F.Bensch, E.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver, G.Blake, J.Blommaert, M.de Val-Borro, J.Cernicharo, T.Cavalie, R.Courtin, G.Davis, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.de Graauw, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, S.Leeks, G.Orton, D.Naylor, R.Schieder, D.Stam, N.Thomas, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, and H.Walker, (2010),The Herschel-SPIRE submillimetre spectrum of Mars, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L151.

Hartogh, P., J.Crovisier, M.de Val-Borro, D. Bockelée-Morvan, N.Biver, D.C.Lis, R.Moreno, C.Jarchow, M.Rengel, M.Emprechtinger, S.Szutowicz, M.Banaszkiewicz, F.Bensch, M.I.Blecka, T.Cavalié, T.Encrenaz, E.Jehin, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, E.Lellouch, B.M.Swinyard, B.Vandenbussche, E.A.Bergin, G.A.Blake, J.A.D.L.Blommaert, J.Cernicharo, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.de Graauw, D.Hutsemekers, M.Kidger, J.Manfroid, A.S.Medvedev, D.A.Naylor, R.Schieder, N.Thomas, C.Waelkens, P.R.Roelfsema, P.Dieleman, R.Güsten, T.Klein, C.Kasemann, M.Caris, M.Olberg, and A.O.Benz, (2010),HIFI observations of water in the atmosphere of comet C/2008 Q3 (Garradd), Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L150.

Bockelée-Morvan, D., P.Hartogh, J.Crovisier, B.Vandenbussche, B.M.Swinyard, N.Biver, D.C.Lis, C.Jarchow, R.Moreno, D. Hutsemekers, E.Jehin, M.Küppers, L.M.Lara, E.Lellouch, J.Manfroid, M.de Val-Borro, S.Szutowicz, M.Banaszkiewicz, F.Bensch, M.I.Blecka, M.Emprechtinger, T.Encrenaz, T.Fulton, M.Kidger, M.Rengel, C.Waelkens, E.Bergin, G.A.Blake, J.A.D.L.Blommaert, J.Cernicharo, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.de Graauw, S.Leeks, A.S.Medvedev, D.Naylor, R.Schieder, and N.Thomas, (2010),A study of the distant activity of comet C/2006 W3 (Christensen) with Herschel and ground-based radio telescopes, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L149.

Lim, T.L., J.Stansberry, T.G.Müller, M.Mueller, E.Lellouch, C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, E.Vilenius, S.Protopapa, R.Moreno, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, J.Horner, P.Lacerda, M.Mommert, J.L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, A.Thirouin, D.Trilling, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez Buenestado, O.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, M.Kidger, L.Lara, B.M.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are Cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region . III. Thermophysical properties of 90482 Orcus and 136472 Makemake, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L148.

Lellouch, E., C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, T.G.Müller, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, P.Lacerda, J.L.Ortiz, A.Thirouin, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, T.Lim, R.Moreno, M.Mommert, M.Mueller, S.Protopapa, J.Stansberry, D.Trilling, E.Vilenius, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, J.Horner, L.Jorda, M.Kidger, L.Lara, M.Rengel, B.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region. II. The thermal lightcurve of (136108) Haumea, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L147.

Müller, T.G., E.Lellouch, J.Stansberry, C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, E.Vilenius, S.Protopapa, R.Moreno, M.Mueller, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, J.Horner, P.Lacerda, T.Lim, M.Mommert, J.L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, A.Thirouin, D.Trilling, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.R.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, M.Kidger, L.Lara, B.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are Cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region. I. Results from the Herschel science demonstration phase (SDP), Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L146.

Portyankina, G., P. Hartogh, H. Sagawa, and N. Thomas, (2010), Retrieval simulations of the vertical profiles of water vapour and other chemical species in the Martian atmosphere using PACS, Advances in Geophysics, Volume 19: Planetary Science (PS). Edited by Anil Bhardwaj. Singapore: World Scientific, 2010, p.271

Lüthi, B.S. and N. Thomas, (2010), An efficient autofocus algorithm for a visible microscope on a Mars lander, Planetary and Space Science, 58, 1258-1264, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.05.002.

Reufer, A., N. Thomas, W. Benz, S. Byrne, V.J. Bray, C.M. Dundas, and M.L. Searls, (2010), Models of high velocity impacts into dust-covered ice: Application to Martian northern lowlands, Planetary and Space Science, 58, 1160-1168, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.008.

Thomas, N., R. Stelter, A. Ivanov, N.T. Bridges, K.E. Herkenhoff, and A.S. McEwen, (2010), Spectral heterogeneity on Phobos and Deimos: HiRISE observations and comparisons to Mars Pathfinder results, Planetary and Space Science, 59, 1281-1292, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.018.

Keller, H.U., C.Barbieri, D.Koschny, P.Lamy, H.Rickman, R.Rodrigo, H.Sierks, M.F.A'Hearn, F.Angrilli, M.A.Barucci, J.-L.Bertaux, G.Cremonese, V.Da Deppo, B.Davidsson, M.De Cecco, S.Debei, S.Fornasier, M.Fulle, O.Groussin, P.J.Gutierrez, S.F.Hviid, W.-H.Ip, L.Jorda, J.Knollenberg, J.R.Kramm, E.Kührt, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, M.Lazzarin, J.L.Moreno, F.Marzari, H.Michalik, G.Naletto, L.Sabau, N.Thomas, K.-P.Wenzel, I.Bertini, S.Besse, F.Ferri, M.Kaasalainen, S.Lowry, S.Marchi, S.Mottola, W.Sabolo, S.E.Schröder, S.Spjuth, and P.Vernazza, (2010),E-Type Asteroid (2867) Steins as Imaged by OSIRIS on Board Rosetta, Science, 327, 190.

Gunderson, K. and N.Thomas, (2010) BELA receiver performance modeling over the BepiColombo mission lifetime, Planetary and Space Science, 58, 309-318.

Delamere, W. A., Tornabene, L. L., McEwen, A. S., Becker, K., Bergstrom, J. W., Bridges, N. T., Eliason, E. M., Gallagher, D., Herkenhoff, K. E., Keszthelyi, L., Mattson, S., McArthur, G. K., Mellon, M. T., Milazzo, M., Russell, P. S., and Thomas, N. (2010),  Color imaging of Mars by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) Icarus, 205, 38.

Hansen, C. J., Thomas, N., Portyankina, G., McEwen, A., Becker, T., Byrne, S., Herkenhoff, K., Kieffer, H., and Mellon, M. (2010),  HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: I. Erosion of the surface, Icarus, 205, 283

Lefort, A., Russell, P. S., and Thomas, N. (2010) Scalloped terrains in the Peneus and Amphitrites Paterae region of Mars as observed by HiRISE, Icarus 205, 259.

McEwen, A.S. et al., (2010) The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) during MRO’s Primary Science Phase (PSP) Icarus, 205, 2.

Portyankina, G., Markiewicz, W. J., Thomas, N., Hansen, C. J., Milazzo, M. (2010), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: III. Models of processes involving translucent ice, Icarus, 205, 311

Thomas, N., Hansen, C. J., Portyankina, G., and Russell, P. S. (2010), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: II. Surficial deposits and their origins Icarus, 205, 296-310

Gunderson, K. and N.Thomas, (2010) BELA receiver performance modeling over the BepiColombo mission lifetime, Planetary and Space Science, 58, 309-318.

Keller, H.U., C.Barbieri, D.Koschny, P.Lamy, H.Rickman, R.Rodrigo, H.Sierks, M.F.A'Hearn, F.Angrilli, M.A.Barucci, J.-L.Bertaux, G.Cremonese, V.Da Deppo, B.Davidsson, M.De Cecco, S.Debei, S.Fornasier, M.Fulle, O.Groussin, P.J.Gutierrez, S.F.Hviid, W.-H.Ip, L.Jorda, J.Knollenberg, J.R.Kramm, E.Kührt, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, M.Lazzarin, J.L.Moreno, F.Marzari, H.Michalik, G.Naletto, L.Sabau, N.Thomas, K.-P.Wenzel, I.Bertini, S.Besse, F.Ferri, M.Kaasalainen, S.Lowry, S.Marchi, S.Mottola, W.Sabolo, S.E.Schröder, S.Spjuth, and P.Vernazza, (2010),E-Type Asteroid (2867) Steins as Imaged by OSIRIS on Board Rosetta, Science, 327, 190.

Lellouch, E., and 53 colleagues, (2010),First results of Herschel-PACS observations of Neptune, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L152.

Lefort, A., Russell, P. S., and Thomas, N. (2010) Scalloped terrains in the Peneus and Amphitrites Paterae region of Mars as observed by HiRISE, Icarus 205, 259.

Lüthi, B.S., Thomas, N., Hviid, S.F., Rueffer, P. ( 2010) An efficient autofocus algorithm for a visible microscope on a Mars lander. Planetary and Space Science 58, 1258-1264 doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.05.002.

McEwen, A.S. et al., (2010) The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) during MRO’s Primary Science Phase (PSP) Icarus, 205, 2.

Hansen, C. J., Thomas, N., Portyankina, G., McEwen, A., Becker, T., Byrne, S., Herkenhoff, K., Kieffer, H., and Mellon, M. (2010), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: I. Erosion of the surface, Icarus, 205, 283

Delamere, W. A., Tornabene, L. L., McEwen, A. S., Becker, K., Bergstrom, J. W., Bridges, N. T., Eliason, E. M., Gallagher, D., Herkenhoff, K. E., Keszthelyi, L., Mattson, S., McArthur, G. K., Mellon, M. T., Milazzo, M., Russell, P. S., and Thomas, N. 2010,  Color imaging of Mars by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) Icarus, 205, 38.


Hartogh, P., C.Jarchow, E.Lellouch, M.de Val-Borro, M.Rengel,  R.Moreno, A.S.Medvedev, H.Sagawa, B.M.Swinyard, T.Cavalié, D.C.Lis, M.I.Blecka, M.Banaszkiewicz, D. Bockelée-Morvan, J.Crovisier, T.Encrenaz, M.Küppers, L.-M.Lara, S.Szutowicz,  B.Vandenbussche, F.Bensch, E.A.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver,  G.A.Blake, J.A.D.L.Blommaert, J.Cernicharo, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz,  H.Feuchtgruber, T.Fulton, T.de Graauw, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, R.Lorente,  D.A.Naylor, G.Portyankina, M.Sánchez-Portal, R.Schieder,  S.Sidher, N.Thomas, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, N.Whyborn, D.Teyssier,  F.Helmich, P.Roelfsema, J.Stutzki, H.G.Leduc, and J.A.Stern,  (2010),Herschel/HIFI observations of Mars: First detection of O_{2} at submillimetre wavelengths and upper limits on HCl and H_{2}O_{2}, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, L49.

Hartogh, P., and 50 colleagues, (2010), First results on Martian carbon monoxide from Herschel/HIFI observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, L48.


Portyankina, G., P. Hartogh, H. Sagawa, and N. Thomas, (2010), Retrieval simulations of the vertical profiles of water vapour and other chemical species in the Martian atmosphere using PACS, Advances in Geophysics, Volume 19: Planetary Science (PS). Edited by Anil Bhardwaj. Singapore: World Scientific, 2010, p.271

Portyankina, G., Markiewicz, W. J., Thomas, N., Hansen, C. J., Milazzo, M. (2010),  HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: III. Models of processes involving translucent ice, Icarus, 205, 311

Reufer, A., N. Thomas, W. Benz, S. Byrne, V.J. Bray, C.M. Dundas, and M.L. Searls, (2010), Models of high velocity impacts into dust-covered ice: Application to Martian northern lowlands, Planetary and Space Science, accepted, 18 April 2010.

Swinyard, B.M., P.Hartogh, S.Sidher, T.Fulton, E.Lellouch, C.Jarchow, M.J.Griffin, R.Moreno, H.Sagawa, G.Portyankina, M.Blecka, M.Banaszkiewicz, D.Bockelee-Morvan, J.Crovisier, T.Encrenaz, M.Kueppers, L.Lara, D.Lis, A.Medvedev, M.Rengel, S.Szutowicz, B.Vandenbussche, F.Bensch, E.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver, G.Blake, J.Blommaert, M.de Val-Borro, J.Cernicharo, T.Cavalie, R.Courtin, G.Davis, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.de Graauw, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, S.Leeks, G.Orton, D.Naylor, R.Schieder, D.Stam, N.Thomas, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, and H.Walker, (2010),The Herschel-SPIRE submillimetre spectrum of Mars, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L151.

Thomas, N., R. Stelter, A. Ivanov, N.T. Bridges, K.E. Herkenhoff, and A.S. McEwen, (2010), Spectral heterogeneity on Phobos and Deimos: HiRISE observations and comparisons to Mars Pathfinder results, Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.018, 21 April 2010. (To appear 24 April 2011).


Thomas, N., Hansen, C. J., Portyankina, G., and Russell, P. S. (2010), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars’ southern polar regions: II. Surficial deposits and their origins Icarus, 205, 296-310.

Thomas, N., R. Stelter, A. Ivanov, N.T. Bridges, K.E. Herkenhoff, and A.S. McEwen, (2010), Spectral heterogeneity on Phobos and Deimos: HiRISE observations and comparisons to Mars Pathfinder results, Planetary and Space Science, accepted, 21 April 2010.

Lellouch, E., C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, T.G.Müller, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, P.Lacerda, J.L.Ortiz, A.Thirouin, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, T.Lim, R.Moreno, M.Mommert, M.Mueller, S.Protopapa, J.Stansberry, D.Trilling, E.Vilenius, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, J.Horner, L.Jorda, M.Kidger, L.Lara, M.Rengel, B.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region. II. The thermal lightcurve of (136108) Haumea, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L147.

Lim, T.L., J.Stansberry, T.G.Müller, M.Mueller, E.Lellouch, C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, E.Vilenius, S.Protopapa, R.Moreno, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, J.Horner, P.Lacerda, M.Mommert, J.L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, A.Thirouin, D.Trilling, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez Buenestado, O.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, M.Kidger, L.Lara, B.M.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are Cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region . III. Thermophysical properties of 90482 Orcus and 136472 Makemake, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L148.

Müller, T.G., E.Lellouch, J.Stansberry, C.Kiss, P.Santos-Sanz, E.Vilenius, S.Protopapa, R.Moreno, M.Mueller, A.Delsanti, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, A.W.Harris, F.Henry, J.Horner, P.Lacerda, T.Lim, M.Mommert, J.L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, A.Thirouin, D.Trilling, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.R.Hainaut, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, M.Kidger, L.Lara, B.Swinyard, and N.Thomas, (2010),``TNOs are Cool'': A survey of the trans-Neptunian region. I. Results from the Herschel science demonstration phase (SDP), Astronomy and Astrophysics, 518, L146.

2009

Byrne, S., C.M.Dundas, M.R.Kennedy, M.T.Mellon, A.S.McEwen, S.C.Cull, I.J.Daubar, D.E.Shean, K.D.Seelos, S.L.Murchie, B.A.Cantor, R.E.Arvidson, K.S.Edgett, A.Reufer, N.Thomas, T.N.Harrison, L.V.Posiolova, and F.P.Seelos, (2009) Distribution of Mid-Latitude Ground Ice on Mars from New Impact Craters, Science, 325, 1674.

Müller, T.G., E.Lellouch, H.Böhnhardt, J.Stansberry, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Delsanti, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.Hainaut, A.W.Harris, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, J.Horner, D.Jewitt, M.Kidger, C.Kiss, P.Lacerda, L.Lara, T.Lim, M.Mueller, R.Moreno, J.-L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, P.Santos-Sanz, B.Swinyard, N.Thomas, A.Thirouin, and D.Trilling, (2009) TNOs are Cool: A Survey of the Transneptunian Region, Earth Moon and Planets, 105, 209-219.

Lefort, A., P.S. Russell, N. Thomas, A.S. McEwen, C.M. Dundas, and R.L. Kirk, (2009) Observations of periglacial landforms in Utopia Planitia with the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 114, 4005.


Lefort, A., P.S. Russell, N. Thomas, A.S. McEwen, C.M. Dundas, and R.L. Kirk, (2009) Observations of periglacial landforms in Utopia Planitia with the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 114, 4005.

Müller, T.G., E.Lellouch, H.Böhnhardt, J.Stansberry, A.Barucci, J.Crovisier, A.Delsanti, A.Doressoundiram, E.Dotto, R.Duffard, S.Fornasier, O.Groussin, P. J. Gutiérrez, O.Hainaut, A.W.Harris, P.Hartogh, D.Hestroffer, J.Horner, D.Jewitt, M.Kidger, C.Kiss, P.Lacerda, L.Lara, T.Lim, M.Mueller, R.Moreno, J.-L.Ortiz, M.Rengel, P.Santos-Sanz, B.Swinyard, N.Thomas, A.Thirouin, and D.Trilling, (2009) TNOs are Cool: A Survey of the Transneptunian Region, Earth Moon and Planets, 105, 209-219.

Hartogh, P., E.Lellouch, J.Crovisier, M.Banaszkiewicz, F.Bensch, E.A.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver, G.A.Blake, M.I.Blecka, J.Blommaert, D.Bockelee-Morvan, T.Cavalie, J.Cernicharo, R.Courtin, G.Davis, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.Encrenaz, A.Gonzalez, T.de Graauw, D. Hutsemekers, C.Jarchow, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, M.Küppers, A.de Lange, L.-M.Lara, D.C.Lis, R.Lorente, J.Manfroid, A.S.Medvedev, R.Moreno, D.A.Naylor, G.Orton, G.Portyankina, M.Rengel, H.Sagawa, M.Sanchez-Portal, R.Schieder, S.Sidher, D.Stam, B.Swinyard, S.Szutowicz, N.Thomas, G.Thornhill, B.Vandenbussche, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, and H.Walker, (2009),Water and related chemistry in the solar system. A guaranteed time key programme for Herschel, Planetary and Space Science, 57, 1596-1606.

Thomas, N. (2009) The nuclei of Jupiter family comets: A critical review of our present knowledge, Planetary and Space Science, 57, 1106-1117.

Byrne, S., C.M.Dundas, M.R.Kennedy, M.T.Mellon, A.S.McEwen, S.C.Cull, I.J.Daubar, D.E.Shean, K.D.Seelos, S.L.Murchie, B.A.Cantor, R.E.Arvidson, K.S.Edgett, A.Reufer, N.Thomas, T.N.Harrison, L.V.Posiolova, and F.P.Seelos, (2009) Distribution of Mid-Latitude Ground Ice on Mars from New Impact Craters, Science, 325, 1674.

Hartogh, P., E.Lellouch, J.Crovisier, M.Banaszkiewicz, F.Bensch, E.A.Bergin, F.Billebaud, N.Biver, G.A.Blake, M.I.Blecka, J.Blommaert, D.Bockelee-Morvan, T.Cavalie, J.Cernicharo, R.Courtin, G.Davis, L.Decin, P.Encrenaz, T.Encrenaz, A.Gonzalez, T.de Graauw, D. Hutsemekers, C.Jarchow, E.Jehin, M.Kidger, M.Küppers, A.de Lange, L.-M.Lara, D.C.Lis, R.Lorente, J.Manfroid, A.S.Medvedev, R.Moreno, D.A.Naylor, G.Orton, G.Portyankina, M.Rengel, H.Sagawa, M.Sanchez-Portal, R.Schieder, S.Sidher, D.Stam, B.Swinyard, S.Szutowicz, N.Thomas, G.Thornhill, B.Vandenbussche, E.Verdugo, C.Waelkens, and H.Walker, (2009),Water and related chemistry in the solar system. A guaranteed time key programme for Herschel, Planetary and Space Science, 57, 1596-1606.

2008

Dundas, C. M., M.T. Mellon, A.S. McEwen, A.Lefort, L.P. Keszthelyi, and N. Thomas (2008) HiRISE observations of fractured mounds: Possible Martian pingos, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, 4201.

Thomas, N., Alexander, C., and Keller, H.U. (2008) Loss of surface layers of cometary nuclei. ISSI Special Publication, Space Science Reviews, 138, 165-177.

Gunderson, K.and N.Thomas, (2008) Polarimetric NIR reflectance measurements of regolith simulants at zero phase angle, Planetary and Space Science, 56, 1925-1938.

Russell, P., N. Thomas, S. Byrne, K. Herkenhoff, K. Fishbaugh, N. Bridges, C. Okubo, M. Milazzo, I. Daubar, C. Hansen, and A. McEwen, (2008),Seasonally active frost-dust avalanches on a north polar scarp of Mars captured by HiRISE, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, 23204. Vol. 3441, p. 15-29, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology, Richard B. Hoover; Ed.

2007

Thomas, N., T.Spohn, J.-P.Barriot, W.Benz, G.Beutler, U.Christensen, V.Dehant, C.Fallnich, D.Giardini, O.Groussin, K.Gunderson, E.Hauber, M.Hilchenbach, L.Iess, P.Lamy, L.-M.Lara, P.Lognonne, J.J.Lopez-Moreno, H.Michaelis, J.Oberst, D.Resendes, J.-L.Reynaud, R.Rodrigo, S.Sasaki, K.Seiferlin, M.Wieczorek, and J.Whitby, (2007) The BepiColombo Laser Altimeter (BELA): Concept and baseline design, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 1398-1413.

Markiewicz, W.J., D.V.Titov, S.S.Limaye, H.U.Keller, N.Ignatiev, R.Jaumann, N.Thomas, H.Michalik, R.Moissl, and P.Russo, (2007) Morphology and dynamics of the upper cloud layer of Venus, Nature, 450, 633-636.

Markiewicz, W.J., D.V.Titov, N.Ignatiev, H.U.Keller, D.Crisp, S.S.Limaye, R.Jaumann, R.Moissl, N.Thomas, L.Esposito, S.Watanabe, B.Fiethe, T.Behnke, I.Szemerey, H.Michalik, H.Perplies, M.Wedemeier, I.Sebastian, W.Boogaerts, S.F.Hviid, C.Dierker, B.Osterloh, W.Böker, M.Koch, H.Michaelis, D.Belyaev, A.Dannenberg, M.Tschimmel, P.Russo, T.Roatsch, and K.D.Matz, (2007),Venus Monitoring Camera for Venus Express, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 1701-1711.

Seiferlin, K., Chakraborty, S., Gunderson, K., Fischer, J., Luethi, B.S., Piazza, D., Rieder, M., Sigrist, M., Thomas, N., Weigel, T. (2007) Design and manufacture of a lightweight reflective baffle for the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter, Optical Engineering, 46(4), 043003-1

McEwen, A.S., E.M.Eliason, J.W.Bergstrom, N.T.Bridges, C.J.Hansen, W.A.Delamere, J.A.Grant, V.C.Gulick, K.E.Herkenhoff, L.Keszthelyi, R.L.Kirk, M.T.Mellon, S.W.Squyres, N.Thomas, and C.M.Weitz, (2007),Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 112, 5.

McEwen, A.S., C.J.Hansen, W.A.Delamere, E.M.Eliason, K.E.Herkenhoff, L.Keszthelyi, V.C.Gulick, R.L.Kirk, M.T.Mellon, J.A.Grant, N.Thomas, C.M.Weitz, S.W.Squyres, N.T.Bridges, S.L.Murchie, F.Seelos, K.Seelos, C.H.Okubo, M.P.Milazzo, L.L.Tornabene, W.L.Jaeger, S.Byrne, P.S.Russell, J.L.Griffes, S.Martinez-Alonso, A.Davatzes, F.C.Chuang, B.J.Thomson, K.E.Fishbaugh, C.M.Dundas, K.J.Kolb, M.E.Banks, and J.J.Wray (2007) A Closer Look at Water-Related Geologic Activity on Mars, Science, 317, 1706.

Markiewicz, W.J., D.V.Titov, N.Ignatiev, H.U.Keller, D.Crisp, S.S.Limaye, R.Jaumann, R.Moissl, N.Thomas, L.Esposito, S.Watanabe, B.Fiethe, T.Behnke, I.Szemerey, H.Michalik, H.Perplies, M.Wedemeier, I.Sebastian, W.Boogaerts, S.F.Hviid, C.Dierker, B.Osterloh, W.Böker, M.Koch, H.Michaelis, D.Belyaev, A.Dannenberg, M.Tschimmel, P.Russo, T.Roatsch, and K.D.Matz, (2007) Venus Monitoring Camera for Venus Express, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 1701-1711.

Markiewicz, W.J., D.V.Titov, S.S.Limaye, H.U.Keller, N.Ignatiev,R.Jaumann, N.Thomas, H.Michalik, R.Moissl, and P.Russo, (2007),Morphology and dynamics of the upper cloud layer of Venus, Nature, 450, 633-636.

Bertini, I., N.Thomas, and C.Barbieri, (2007) Modeling of the light scattering properties of cometary dust using fractal aggregates, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 461, 351-364.

Ksanfomality, L., J.Harmon, E.Petrova, N.Thomas, I.Veselovsky, and J.Warell, (2007) Earth-Based Visible and Near-IR Imaging of Mercury, Space Science Reviews, 132, 351-397.

Cremonese, G., A.Sprague, J.Warell, N.Thomas, and L.Ksanfomality (2007) The Surface of Mercury as Seen by Mariner 10, Space Science Reviews, 132, 291-306.

Grande, M., B.J.Kellett, C.Howe, C.H.Perry, B.Swinyard, S.Dunkin, J.Huovelin, L.Alha, L.C.D’Uston, S.Maurice, O.Gasnault, S.Couturier-Doux, S.Barabash, K.H.Joy, I.A.Crawford, D.Lawrence, V.Fernandes, I.Casanova, M.Wieczorek, N.Thomas, U.Mall, B.Foing, D.Hughes, H.Alleyne, S.Russell, M.Grady, R.Lundin, D.Baker, C.D.Murray, J.Guest, and A.Christou, (2007),The D-CIXS X-ray Spectrometer on the SMART-1 mission to the Moon - First results, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 494-502.

Keller, H.U., and 68 colleagues, (2007),OSIRIS - The Scientific Camera System Onboard Rosetta, Space Science Reviews, 128, 433-506.

Pätzold, M., B.Häusler, K.Aksnes, J.D.Anderson, S.W.Asmar, J.-P.Barriot, M.K.Bird, H.Boehnhardt, W.Eidel, E.Grün, W.H.Ip, E.Marouf, T.Morley, F.M.Neubauer, H.Rickman, N.Thomas, B.T.Tsurutani, M.K.Wallis, N.C.Wickramasinghe, E.Mysen, O.Olson, S.Remus, S.Tellmann, T.Andert, L.Carone, M.Fels, C.Stanzel, I.Audenrieth-Kersten, A.Gahr, A.-L.Müller, D.Stupar, and C.Walter, (2007) Rosetta Radio Science Investigations (RSI), Space Science Reviews, 128, 599-627.

Keller, H.U., M.Küppers, S.Fornasier, P. J. Gutiérrez, S.F.Hviid, L.Jorda, J.Knollenberg, S.C.Lowry, M.Rengel, I.Bertini, G.Cremonese, W.-H.Ip, D.Koschny, R.Kramm, E.Kührt, L.-M.Lara, H.Sierks, N.Thomas, C.Barbieri, P.Lamy, H.Rickman, R.Rodrigo, M.F.A'Hearn, F.Angrilli, M.-A.Barucci, J.-L.Bertaux, V.da Deppo, B.J.R.Davidsson, M.de Cecco, S.Debei, M.Fulle, F.Gliem, O.Groussin, J.J.Lopez Moreno, F.Marzari, G.Naletto, L.Sabau, A.Sanz Andrés, and K.-P.Wenzel, (2007),Observations of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 around the Deep Impact event by the OSIRIS cameras onboard Rosetta, Icarus, 187, 87-103.

Ho, T.-M., N. Thomas, D.C.Boice, M.Combi, L.A.Soderblom, and V.Tenishev, (2007) Comparison of the dust distributions in the innermost comae of comets 1P/Halley and 19P/Borrelly spacecraft observations, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 974-985.

Gunderson, K., B.S. Lüthi, P. Russell, and N. Thomas, (2007) Visible/NIR photometric signatures of liquid water in Martian regolith simulant, Planetary and Space Science, 55, 1272-1282.

2006

Gunderson, K., N.Thomas, and J.A.Whitby, (2006) First measurements with the Physikalisches Institut Radiometric Experiment (PHIRE), Planetary and Space Science, 54, 1046-1056.

2005

Ksanfomality, L.V., Papamastorakis, G., and Thomas N. (2005) The planet Mercury: Synthesis of resolved images of unknown part in the longitude range 250-290̊W.  Planet. Space Sci., 53, 849-859.

Thomas, N., W.Baumjohann, H.Boehnhardt, E.Chassefiere, and et al., (2005) A multi-disciplinary investigation of the Jovian system, ESA SP-598: 39TH ESLAB Symposium on Trends in Space Science and Cosmic Vision 2020, 225.

Keller, H.U. Britt, D., Buratti, B.J., and Thomas, N. (2005) In situ observations of cometary nuclei. In Comets II. Ed. Festou, M.C., Keller, H.U. and Weaver, H.A., pp. 211-222, Pub. Univ. Arizona Press.

Küppers, M., I.Bertini, S.Fornasier, P.J.Gutierrez, S.F.Hviid, L.Jorda, H.U.Keller, J.Knollenberg, D.Koschny, R.Kramm, L.-M.Lara, H.Sierks, N.Thomas, C.Barbieri, P.Lamy, H.Rickman, R.Rodrigo, M.F.A'Hearn, F.Angrilli, M.E.Bailey, P.Barthol, M.A.Barucci, J.-L.Bertaux, J.A.Burns, G.Cremonese, W.Curdt, M.De Cecco, S.Debei, M.Fulle, F.Gliem, W.-H.Ip, E.Kührt, A.Llebaria, J.J.Lopez Moreno, F.Marzari, G.Naletto, L.Sabau, A.Sanz Andres, J.P.Sivan, G.Tondello, and K.-P.Wenzel, (2005), A large dust/ice ratio in the nucleus of comet 9P/Tempel 1, Nature, 437, 987-990.

Thomas, N., R.Schulz, and P.Falkner, (2005),The BepiColombo Lander - MSE, Highlights of Astronomy, 13, 79.

Tomasko, M.G., B.Archinal, T.Becker, B.Bezard, M.Bushroe, M.Combes, D.Cook, A.Coustenis, C.de Bergh, L.E.Dafoe, L.Doose, S.Doute, A.Eibl, S.Engel, F.Gliem, B.Grieger, K.Holso, E.Howington-Kraus, E.Karkoschka, H.U.Keller, R.Kirk, R.Kramm, M.Küppers, P.Lanagan, E.Lellouch, M.Lemmon, J.Lunine, E.McFarlane, J.Moores, G.M.Prout, B.Rizk, M.Rosiek, P.Rueffer, S.E.Schröder, B.Schmitt, C.See, P.Smith, L.Soderblom, N.Thomas, and R.West, (2005) Rain, winds and haze during the Huygens probe's descent to Titan's surface, Nature, 438, 765-778.
2004
Bertini, I, Thomas, N., and C. Barbieri (2004) Modelling of the structure and light scattering of individual dust particles.  The New ROSETTA Targets:  Observations, Simulations and Instrument Performances, Eds: L. Colangeli, E. Mazzotta-Epifani, P.Palumbo, Kluwer.

Britt, D.T., D.C.Boice, B.J.Buratti, H.Campins, R.M.Nelson, J.Oberst, B.R.Sandel, S.A.Stern, L.A.Soderblom, and N.Thomas, (2004),The morphology and surface processes of Comet 19/P Borrelly, Icarus, 167, 45-53.

Buratti, B.J., D.T.Britt, L.A.Soderblom, M.D.Hicks, D.C.Boice, R.H.Brown, R.Meier, R.M.Nelson, J.Oberst, T.C.Owen, A.S.Rivkin, B.R.Sandel, S.A.Stern, N.Thomas, and R.V.Yelle, (2004) 9969 Braille: Deep Space 1 infrared spectroscopy, geometric albedo, and classification, Icarus, 167, 129-135.

Soderblom, L.A., D.C.Boice, D.T.Britt, R.H.Brown, B.J.Buratti, R.L.Kirk, M.Lee, R.M.Nelson, J.Oberst, B.R.Sandel, S.A.Stern, N.Thomas, and R.V.Yelle, (2004),Imaging Borrelly, Icarus, 167, 4-15.

Gunderson, K.S., N.Thomas, T.Spohn, and K.Seiferlin, (2004),A tradeoff investigation for the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter design, Instruments, Science, and Methods for Geospace and Planetary Remote Sensing. Edited by Nardell, Carl A.; Lucey, Paul G.; Yee, Jeng-Hwa; Garvin, James B. Proceedings of the SPIE, 5660, 117-127.

Thomas, N., Bagenal, F., Hill, T.W., and Wilson, J. (2004) The Io plasma torus, In “Jupiter – The planet, satellites and magnetosphere” Ed. Bagenal, F., Dowling, T., and McKinnon, W., Pub. Cambridge University Press.
Thomas, N., Hviid, S.F., Keller, H.U., Markiewicz, W.J., Blümchen, T., Basilevsky, A.T., Smith, P.H., Tanner, R., Oquest, C., Reynolds, R., Josset, J.-L., Beauvivre, S., Hofmann, B., Rüffer, P., Pillinger, C.T., Sims, M.R., Pullan, D., and Whitehead, S. (2004) The microscope for Beagle 2. Planet Space Sci., 52, 853-866.
2003
Boehnhardt, H., Barucci, M. A., Delsanti, A., de Bergh, C., Doressoundiram, A., Romon, J., Dotto, E., Tozzi, G. P., Lazzarin, M., Fornasier, S., Peixinho, N., Hainaut, O., Davies, J. K., Rousselot, P., Barrera, L., Birkle, K., Meech, K., Ortiz, J. L., Sekiguchi, T., Watanabe, J., Thomas, N., West, R. M., (2003) Exploring the icy world of the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt - An ESO large programme, ESO Messenger, 111, 22-28.

Grande, M., Browning, R., Waltham, N., Parker, D., Dunkin, S.K., Kent, B., Kellett, B., Perry, C.H., Swinyard, B., Perry, A., Feraday, J., Howe, C., McBride, G., Phillips, K., Huovelin, J., Muhli, P., Hakala, P.J., Vilhu, O., Laukkanen, J., Thomas, N., Hughes, D., Alleyne, H., Grady, M., Lundin, R., Barabash, S., Baker, D., Clark, P.E., Murray, C.D., Guest, J., Casanova, I., D'Uston, L.C., Maurice, S., Foing, B., Heather, D.J., Fernandes, V., Muinonen, K., Russell, S.S., Christou, A., Owen, C., Charles, P., Koskinen, H., Kato, M., Sipila, K., Nenonen, S., Holmstrom, M., Bhandari, N., Elphic, R., and Lawrence, D. (2003) The D-CIXS X-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1. Planet. Space Sci., 51, 427-433.

Dunkin, S.K., Grande, M., Casanova, I., Fernandes, V., Heather, D.J., Kellett, B., Muinonen, K., Russell, S.S., Browning, R., Waltham, N., Parker, D., Kent, B., Perry, C.H., Swinyard, B., Perry, A., Feraday, J., Howe, C., Phillips, K., McBride, G., Huovelin, J., Muhli, P., Hakala, P.J., Vilhu, O., Thomas, N., Hughes, D., Alleyne, H., Grady, M., Lundin, R., Barabash, S., Baker, D., Clark, P.E., Murray, C.D., Guest, J., D'Uston, L.C., Maurice, S., Foing, B., Christou, A., Owen, C., Charles, P., Laukkanen, J., Koskinen, H., Kato, M., Sipila, K., Nenonen, S., Holmstrom, M., Bhandari, N., Elphic, R., and Lawrence, D. (2003) Scientific rationale for the D-CIXS X-ray spectrometer on board ESA's SMART-1 mission to the Moon. Planet. Space Sci., 51, 435-442.

Ho, T.-M., Thomas, N., Boice, D.C., Koellein, C., Soderblom, L.A. (2003) Comparative study of the dust emission of 19P/Borrelly (Deep space 1) and 1P/Halley, Adv. Space Res, 31(12), 2583-2589.

Thomas, N., (2003) The Lander for the Bepicolombo Mission, Mercury, 25th meeting of the IAU, Joint Discussion 2, 16 July, 2003, Sydney, Australia, meeting abstract, 2, .

Sims, M.R. and 34 colleagues (2003), Performance characteristics of the PAW instrumentation on Beagle 2 (the astrobiology lander on ESA's Mars Express Mission), Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology V. Edited by Richard B.Hoover, Alexei Yu.Rozanov, Roland R.Paepe. Proceedings of the SPIE, 4859, 32-44.

Boehnhardt, H., A.Barucci, A.Delsanti, C.De Bergh, A.Doressoundiram, J.Romon, E.Dotto, G.Tozzi, M.Lazzarin, S.Fornasier, N.Peixinho, O.Hainaut, J.Davies, P.Rousselot, L.Barrera, K.Birkle, K.Meech, J.Ortiz, T.Sekiguchi, J.Watanabe, N.Thomas, and R.West, (2003) Results from the ESO Large Program on Transneptunian Objects and Centaurs, Earth Moon and Planets, 92, 145-156.

Boehnhardt, H., A.Barucci, A.Delsanti, E.Dotto, M.Lazzarin, G.P.Tozzi, J.Romon, A.Doressoundiram, N.Peixinho, J.K.Davies, O.Hainaut, C.de Bergh, L.Barrera, K.Birkle, K.Meech, J.L.Ortiz, P.Rousselot, T.Sekiguchi, N.Thomas, J.Watanabe, R.M.West, and M.Fulchignoni, (2003) Physical studies of KuiperBelt objects: an ESO VLT large program, Discoveries and Research Prospects from 6- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes II. Edited by Guhathakurta, Puragra. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4834, pp.383-394.
2002
Barucci, M. A., Boehnhardt, H., Dotto, E., Doressoundiram, A., Romon, J., Lazzarin, M., Fornasier, S., de Bergh, C., Tozzi, G. P., Delsanti, A., Hainaut, O., Barrera, L., Birkle, K., Meech, K., Ortiz, J. L., Sekiguchi, T., Thomas, N., Watanabe, J., West, R. M., Davies, J. K. (2002) Visible and near-infrared spectroscopy of the Centaur 32532 (2001 PT13). ESO Large Program on TNOs and Centaurs: First spectroscopy results. Astron. Astrophys, 392, 335-339.

Popp, J., Tarcea, N., Kiefer, W., Hilchenbach, M., Thomas, N., Stuffler, T., Hofer, S., Stöffler, D., and Greshake, A., (2002) The effect of surface texture on the mineralogical analysis of chondritic meteorites using Raman spectroscopy. Planet. Space Sci. 50 865-870.

Thomas, N. (2002) Preface, Adv. Space Res. 29(8), 1137.

Grande M., Dunkin, S., Heather, D., Kellett, B., Perry, C.H., Browning, R., Waltham, N., Parker, D., Kent, B., Swinyard, B., Fereday, J., Howe, C., Huovelin, J., Muhli, P., Hakala, P.J., Vilhu, O., Thomas, N., Hughes, D., Alleyne, H., Grady, M., Russell, S., Lundin, R., Barabash, S., Baker, D., Clark, P.E., Murray, C.D., Christou, A., Guest, J., Casanova, I., D'Uston, L.C., Maurice, S., Foing, B., and Kato, M. (2002) The D-CIXS X-ray spectrometer, and its capabilities for lunar science.  Adv. Space Res. , 31, 1901-1907.

Markiewicz, W.J., Keller, H.U., Thomas, N., Titov, D., and Forget, F. (2002) Optical properties of the Martian aerosols in the visible spectral range. Adv. Space Res., 29(2), 175-181.
Boice, D.C., Soderblom, L.A., Britt, D.T., Brown, R.H., Sandel, B.R., Yelle, R.V., Buratti, B.J., Hicks, M., Nelson, R.M., Rayman, M., Oberst, J., Thomas, N. (2002) The Deep Space 1 Encounter with Comet 19p/Borrelly.  Earth, Moon and Planets, 89, 301-324.

Soderblom, L. A., Becker, T. L., Bennett, G., Boice, D. C., Britt, D. T., Brown, R. H., Buratti, B. J., Isbell, C., Giese, B., Hare, T., Hicks, M. D., Howington-Kraus, E., Kirk, R. L., Lee, M., Nelson, R. M., Oberst, J., Owen, T. C., Rayman, M. D., Sandel, B. R., Stern, S. A., Thomas, N., Yelle, R. V. (2002) Observations of Comet 19P/Borrelly by the Miniature Integrated Camera and Spectrometer Aboard Deep Space 1 Science, 296, 1087-1091.
2001
Thomas, N. (2001) Photometry of resolved planetary surfaces. In Proceedings of the Eleventh Predoctoral School of the European Astrophysics Doctoral Network on “Solar and Extra-Solar Planetary Systems” Ed. I.P. Williams and N. Thomas, Pub. Springer-Verlag, p. 153-163.

Thomas, N. (2001) Light scattering in the Martian atmosphere: Effects on surface photometry. In Proceedings of the Eleventh Predoctoral School of the European Astrophysics Doctoral Network on “Solar and Extra-Solar Planetary Systems” Ed. I.P. Williams and N. Thomas, Pub. Springer-Verlag, p. 191-204.

R., Tanner, R., Boss, B. J., Oquest, C., et al. (2001) The MVACS Robotic Arm Camera, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 17609-17622.

Pätzold, M., B. Hausler, A. Wennmacher, K. Aksnes, J.D. Anderson, S.W. Asmar, J.-P. Barriot, H. Boehnhardt, W. Eidel, F.M. Neubauer, O. Olsen, J. Schmitt, J. Schwinger and N. Thomas (2001) Gravity Field Determination of a Comet Nucleus: Rosetta at P/Wirtanen, Astron. Astrophys., 375, 651-660.

Pätzold, M., Wennmacher, L., Hausler, B., Eidel, W., Morley, T., Thomas, N., and Anderson, J.D. (2001) Mass and density determinations of 140 Siwa and 4979 Otawara as expected from the Rosetta flybys, Astron. Astrophys. 370 1122-1127

Oberst, J., S. Mottola, M. DiMartino, M. Hicks, B. Buratti, L. Soderblom, and N. Thomas (2001) A model for rotation and shape of asteroid 9969 Braille from ground-based observations and images obtained during the Deep Space 1 (DS1) flyby. Icarus 153, 16-23.

Pätzold, M., Wennmacher, A., Häusler, B., Eidel, W., Morley, T., Thomas, N., and Anderson, J.D. (2001) Mass and density determinations of 140 Siwa and 4979 Otawara as expected from the Rosetta flybys. Astron. Astrophys., 370, 1122-1127.

Lichtenberg, G., Fouchet, T., and Thomas, N. (2001) Detection of [SIV] 10.5 µm emission from the Io plasma torus.  J. Geophys. Res, 106 29899-29910.

Thomas, N. (2001) The Satellites of the Outer Planets. In “The Century of Space Science”, pub. by Kluwer, ed. Blecker, J. H.M, Geiss, J, and Huber, M.C.E, pp. 1451-1478.  

Thomas, N., Lichtenberg, G., and Scotto, M. (2001) High resolution spectroscopy of the Io plasma torus during the Galileo mission. J. Geophys. Res. 106, 26277-26292.

Oberst, J., Mottola, S., di Martino, M., Hicks, M., Buratti, B., Soderblom, L.A., and Thomas, N. (2001) A Model for Rotation and Shape of Asteroid 9969 Braille from Ground-Based Observations and Images Obtained during the Deep Space 1 (DS1) Flyby, Icarus, 153, 16-23.
2000
Thomas, N., Eggers, S., Ip, W.-H., Lichtenberg, G., Fitzsimmons, A., Jorda, L., Keller, H.U., Williams, I.P., Hahn, G. and Rauer, H. (2000) Detection of thermal emission from 1993 SC - First results, Proceedings of the workshop on Minor Bodies of the Outer Solar System, Ed. Fitzsimmons, A., Jewitt, D., West, R.M., Pub. Springer, p.25-31.

Pätzold, M., Neubauer, F.M., Wennmacher, A., Häusler, B., Billig, G., Eidel, W., Remus, S., Aksnes, K., Anderson, J.D., Asmar, S.W., Tinto, M., Tsurutani, B.T., Yeomans, D.K., Barriot, J.-P., Bird, M.K., Boehnhardt, H., Grün, E., Ip, W.-H., Thomas, N., Marouf, E.A., Morley, T., Rickman, H., Wallis, M.K., and Wickramasinghe, N.C. (2000) Rosetta radio science investigations (RSI), ESA SP, submitted.  

Thomas, N., Eggers, S., Ip, W.-H., Lichtenberg, G., Fitzsimmons, A., Jorda, L., Keller, H.U., Williams, I.P., Hahn, G., and Rauer, H. (2000) Observations of the Kuiper Belt Objects 1993 SC and 1996 TL66 with ISO, Astrophys. J., 534, 446-455.

Westall, F., Brack, A., Hofmann, B., Horneck, G., Kurat, G., Maxwell, J., Ori, G.G., Pillinger, C.T., Raulin, F., Thomas, N., Fitton, B., Clancy, P., Prieur, D., and Vassaux, D. (2000) An ESA study for the search for life on Mars, Planet Space Sci., 48, 181-202.

Sims, M.R. and 30 colleagues (2000), Instrumentation on Beagle 2: the astrobiology lander on ESA's 2003 Mars Express mission, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology III, Richard B.Hoover; Ed., Proc.SPIE 4137, 36-47.

Thomas, N., Jorda, L., and Markiewicz, W.J., (2000) The effect of diffuse sky brightness on the spectrophotometry of rough Martian surfaces. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 26739-26744.
1999
Titov, D.V., Markiewicz, W.J., Thomas, N., Keller, H.U., Sablotny, R., Tomasko, M.G., Lemmon, M., and Smith, P.H. (1999) Measurements of the atmospheric water vapor on Mars by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9019-9026.

Thomas, N., Markiewicz, W.J., Sablotny, R.M., Wuttke, M.W., Keller, H.U., Johnson, J.R., Reid, R.J., and Smith, P.H. (1999) The color of the Martian sky and its influence on the illumination of the Martian surface. J. Geophys. Res.,  104, 8795-8808.

Markiewicz, W.J., Sablotny, R.M., Keller, H.U., Thomas, N., Titov, D., and Smith, P.H. (1999) Optical properties of the Martian aerosols as derived from Imager for Mars Pathfinder midday sky brightness data. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9009-9018.

Johnson, J., Kirk, R., Soderblom, L.A., Gaddis, L., Reid, R.J., Britt, D.T., Smith, P.H., Lemmon, M., Thomas, N., Bell, J.F., Bridges, N.T., Anderson, R., Herkenhoff, K.E., Maki, J.N., Murchie, S.L., Dummel, A., Jaumann, R., Hauber, E., and Arnold, G. (1999) Photometric properties of materials at the Sagan Memorial Station, Mars. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 8809-8830.

Golombek, M.P., Anderson, R.C. ,Barnes, J.R., Bell III, J.F., Bridges, N.T.,Britt, D.T., Brückner, J., Cook, R.A., Crisp, D., Crisp, J., Economou, T., Folkner, W.M., Greeley, R., Haberle, R.M., Hargraves, R.B., Harris, J.A., Haldemann, A.F.C., Hviid, S.F., Jaumann, R., Johnson, J.R., Herkenhoff, K.E.,  Kallemeyn, P.H., Keller, H.U., Kirk, R.L., Knudsen, J.M., Larsen, S., Lemmon, M., Madsen, M.B., Magalhaes, J.A., Manning, R.M., Maki, J.N., Malin, M.C., Matijevic, J., McSween Jr., H.Y., Moore, H.J., Murchie, S.L., Murphy, J.R., Parker, T.J., Rieder, R., Schofield, J.T., Seiff, A., Singer, R., Smith, P.H., Soderblom, L.A., Spencer, D.A., Stoker, C., Sullivan, R., Thomas N., Thurman, S.W., Tomasko, M.G., Vaughan, R.M., Wänke, H., Ward, W., and Wilson, G. (1999) Overview of the Mars Pathfinder mission: launch through landing, surface operations, data sets, and science results,  J. Geophys. Res.,  104, 8523-8554.

Boehnhardt, H., Birkle, K., Fiedler, A., Jorda, L., Peschke, S., Rauer, H., Schulz, R., Schwehm, G., Thomas, N., Tozzi, G., and R. West (1999) Dust morphology of comet Hale-Bopp (C/1995 O1): I. Pre-perihelion coma structures in 1996. Earth, Moon and Planets, 78, 179-187.

Thomas, N. (1999) Mercury - Goals for a future mission. In Proceedings of the Eleventh Predoctoral School of the European Astrophysics Doctoral Network on “Solar and Extra-Solar Planetary Systems” Ed. I.P. Williams, Pub. Springer-Verlag.

Basilevsky, A.T., Markiewicz, W.J., Thomas, N., and Keller, H.U., (1999) Landscape and surface material characteristics for the Mars Polar Lander landing site: An analysis and predictions.  Astron. Vestnik., submitted.

Basilevsky, A.T., Markiewicz, W.J., Thomas, N., and Keller, H.U., (1999) Morphology of APXS-analyzed rocks at the Mars Pathfinder site, Astron. Vestnik., 33, 196-215 (reprinted in English in Solar System Research, 33, 170-186, 1999).

Basilevsky, A.T., Markiewicz, W.J., Thomas, N., and Keller, H.U., (1999) Morphologies of rocks within and near the Rock Garden at the Mars Pathfinder landing site, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 8617-8636.

Reid, R.J., Smith, P.H., Thomas, N., Kramm, J.-R., Dummel, A., Crowe, D.G., Lemmon, M.T., Burkland, M., Tanner, R., Johnson, J., Maki, J.N., Gliem, F., Rueffer, P. and Herkenhoff, K.E. (1999) IMP Image Calibration, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 8907-8926.

Murchie, S., Thomas, N., Britt, D.T., Herkenhoff, K.E., and Bell III, J.F. (1999) Mars Pathfinder spectral measurements of Phobos and Deimos: Comparison with previous data,  J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9069-9080.

Thomas, N. (1999) Physical processes associated with planetary satellites. In Proceedings of the Eleventh Predoctoral School of the European Astrophysics Doctoral Network on “Solar and Extra-Solar Planetary Systems” Ed. I.P. Williams and N. Thomas, Pub. Springer-Verlag, p. 173-190.

1998
Thomas, N., Keller, H.U., Arijs, E., Barbieri, C., Grande, M., Lamy, P., Rickman, H., Rodrigo, R., Wenzel, K.-P., A’Hearn, M.F., Angrilli, F., Bailey, M., Barucci, M.A., Bertaux, J.-L., Brieß, K., Burns, J.A., Cremonese, G., Curdt, W., Deceuninck, H., Emery, R., Festou, M., Fulle, M., Ip, W.-H., Jorda, L., Korth, A., Koschny, D., Kramm, J.-R., Kührt, E., Llebaria, A., Marzari, F., Moreau, D., Muller, C., Murray, C., Naletto, G., Nevejans, D., Sivan, J.-P., and Tondello, G. (1998) OSIRIS - The Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System for the Rosetta Orbiter. Adv. Space Res. 21(11) 1505-1515.

Bell, J.F., Thomas, N., and the Mars Pathfinder Science Team (1998) Preliminary Science Results from the Mars Pathfinder Mission, Publications of the Purple Mountain Observatory, 17, 20-30.

Kramm, J.R., Thomas, N., Keller, H.U., and Smith, P.H. (1998) The CCD imager electronics for the Mars Pathfinder and Mars Surveyor cameras. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 47 1112-1118 DOI: 10.1109/19.746566.

Axford, W.I., Marsch, E., Oraevsky, V.N., Kuznetsov, V.D., Breus, T.K., Schwenn, R., Ip, W.-H., Ksanfomality, L.V., Thomas, N., Kogan, A., Utkin, V.F., and Uspensky, G.R. (1998) Space Mission for Exploration of the Sun, Mercury and inner heliosphere (“InterHelios”). Adv. Space Res. 21(1) 275-289.

Thomas, N. Britt, D.T., Herkenhoff, K.E., Murchie, S.L., Keller, H.U., and Smith, P.H. (1998) Observations of Phobos, Deimos, and bright stars with the Imager for Mars Pathfinder. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9055-9068.

Sims, M.R., Pillinger, C.T., Wright, I.P., Morgan, G., Fraser, G., Pullan, D., Whitehead, S., Dowson, J., Cole, R., Wells, A., Richter, L., Kochan, H., Hamacher, H., Johnstone, A., Coates, A., Peskett, S., Brack, A., Clemmet, J., Slade, R., Phillips, N., Berry, C., Senior, A., Lingard, J.S., Underwood, J.C., Zarnecki, J., Towner, M., Leese, M., Gambia-Parry, A., Thomas, N., Josset, J.L., Klingelhöfer, G. (1998) Beagle 2: The exo-biology lander on ESA’s 2003 Mars Express mission, Proc. SPIE
1997
Rauer, H., Biver, N., Crovisier, J.,Bockelée-Morvan, D., Colom, P., Despois, D., Ip., W.-H., Jorda, L., Lellouch, E., Paubert, G., and Thomas, N. (1997) Millimetric and visual observations of Chiron. Planet Spa. Sci. 45 799-805.

Tomasko, M.G., Doose, L.R., Smith, P.H., West, R.A., Soderblom, L.A., Combes, M., Bézard, B., Coustenis, A., deBergh, C., Lellouch, E., Rosenqvist, J., Saint-Pé, O., Schmitt, B., Keller, H.U., Thomas, N., and Gliem, F. (1997) The Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) instrument aboard Huygens. In ESA SP-1177 The Huygens Probe pp. 109-137.

Thomas, N., Fitzsimmons, A., and Ip, W.-H. (1997) The thermal emission of Kuiper belt objects. Planet. Spa. Sci. 45 295-309.

Marsch, E., Axford, W.I., Ip, W.-H., Thomas, N., Schwenn, R., Oraevsky, V.N., Kuznetsov, V.D., Breus, T., Ksanfomality, L.V., and Kogan, A.Yu. (1997) InterHelios - Sun and Mercury Observer. Phys. Chem. Earth 22 469-479.

Ksanfomality, L. V., Breus, T. K., Oraevsky, V. N., Kuznetsov, V. D., Axford, W. I., Ip, W.-H., Thomas, N., Kogan, A. Yu. (1997) Investigations of Mercury using the 'Solar-Mercury Observer' (Interhelios), Adv. Space Res., 19(5), 1625.

Thomas, N. (1997) The Io plasma torus. Proceedings of the conference on “The Three Galileos - The Man, The Spacecraft, and The Telescope”, pub. by Kluwer, ed. C.Barbieri et al., pp. 225-238.

Thomas, N., Keller, H.U., Markiewicz, W.J., and Smith, P.H. (1997) Observations of Martian aerosols with the Imager for Mars Pathfinder. Adv. Space Res., 19(8) 1271-1276.

Thomas, N. and Lichtenberg, G. (1997) The latitudinal dependence of ion temperature in the Io plasma torus. Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1175-1178.

Wuttke, M.W., Keller, H.U., Markiewicz, W.J., Petrova, E., Richter, K., and Thomas, N. (1997) Properties of the Mars atmosphere: a revised analysis of Phobos/KRFM data. Planet. Space Sci. 45 281-288.

Pätzold, M., Neubauer, F.M., Wennmacher, A., Aksnes, K., Anderson, J.D., Asmar, S.W., Tinto, M., Tsurutani, B.T., Yeomans, D.K., Barriot, J.-P., Bird, M.K., Boehnhardt, H., Gill, E., Montenbruck, O., Grün, E., Häusler, B., Ip, W.-H., Thomas, N., Marouf, E.A., Rickman, H., Wallis, M.K., and Wickramasinghe, N.C. (1997) Rosetta radio science investigations, Gravity investigations at comet P/Wirtanen, In “Dynamics and Astrometry of Natural and Artificial Celestial Bodies”, eds. I.M. Wytrzyszczak, J.H. Lieske, and R.A. Feldman, pub. by Kluwer, pp. 141-148.

Keller, H.U. and Thomas, N. (1997) Comet Halley's nucleus: A physical interpretation.  Adv. Space Res. 19(1) 187-194

Rauer, H., Arpigny, C., Boehnhardt, H., Colas, F., Crovisier, J., Jorda, L., Küppers, M., Manfroid, J., Rembor, K., and Thomas, N. (1997) Comet C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp) far from the Sun from optical observations, Science 275 1909-1911.

Smith, P.H., Tomasko, M.G., Britt, D., Crowe, D., Reid, R., Keller, H.U., Thomas, N., Gliem, F., Rueffer, P., Sullivan, R., Greeley, R., Knudsen, J.M., Madsen, B.M., Gunnlaugsson, H.P., Hviid, S., Goetz, W., Soderblom, L., Gaddis, L., Kirk, R. (1997) The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) experiment. J. Geophys. Res. 102 4003-4025

Smith, P.H., Bell, J.F., Bridges, N.T., Britt, D.T., Gaddis, L., Greeley, R., Keller, H.U., Herkenhoff, K.E., Jaumann, R., Johnson, J.R., Kirk, R.L., Lemmon, M., Maki, J.N., Malin, M.C., Murchie, S.L., Oberst, J., Parker, T.J., Reid, R.J., Sablotny, R., Soderblom, L.A., Stoker, C., Sullivan, R., Thomas, N., Tomasko, M.G., Ward, W., Wegryn, E. (1997) Results from the Mars Pathfinder camera, Science 278 1758-1765.
1996
Thomas, N. (1996) The study of Kuiper Belt Objects with ESO and ISO. Publications of the Purple Mountain Observatory, 15, 200-212.

Thomas, N., Innes, D.E., and Lieu, R. (1996) Modelling of EUVE observations of the Io plasma torus: First results. In “Astrophysics in the EUV”, Proceedings of IAU symposium no. 152., ed. Bowyer, S. and Malina, R.F.  pub. Cambridge University Press, p.415-422.

Thomas, N. (1996) High resolution spectra of Io’s neutral potassium and oxygen clouds. Astron. Astrophys. 313 306-314

Thomas, N. (1996) Io and its plasma torus. Publications of the Purple Mountain Observatory 15 213-234.

Keller, H.U., Curdt, W., Kramm, J.R., and Thomas, N. (1996) "Atlas of comet Halley" ESA-SP 1127 volume 1.
1995
Hall, D.T., Gladstone, G.R., Herbert, F., Lieu, R., and Thomas, N. (1995) Io torus EUV emissions during the comet Shoemaker-Levy/9 impacts. Geophys. Res. Lett., 22 3441-4.  

McGrath, M.A., Hall, D.T., Matheson, P.L., Weaver, H.A., Trauger, J.T., Smith, T.E., Thomas, N., Gladstone, R., Schneider, N.M., Harris, W.M., Livengood, T.A., Prangé, R., and Festou, M.C. (1995) Response of the Io plasma torus to comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. Science 267 1313-1317

Thomas, N. (1995) Ion temperatures in the Io plasma torus.   J. Geophys. Res. 100 7925-7935

Trilling, D.E., Keller, H.U., Rauer, H., Schulz, R., and Thomas, N. (1995) Observations of P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 in Johnson B, V, and R filters from Calar Alto observatory on 2/3 June, 1994. In “Proceedings of the European SL-9/Jupiter Workshop”, ed. West, R. and Böhnhardt, H., pub. European Southern Observatory, p.37-41.
1993
Rauer, H., Bonev, T., Jockers, K., and Thomas, N. (1993) Low resolution spectra of the Io plasma torus two days after Ulysses encounter.  Planet. Spa. Sci. 41 1021-102.

Thomas, N. (1993) Detection of [OIII] λ5007 emission from the Io plasma torus. Astrophys. J. 414 L41-L44.

Thomas, N. (1993) The variability of the Io plasma torus.  J. Geophys. Res. 98 18737-18750

Jockers, K., Kiselev, N.N., Boehnhardt, H., and Thomas, N. (1993) CN, C2, and dust observed in comet P/Grigg-Skjellerup from the ground eight hours after the Giotto encounter. Astron. Astrophys. 268 L9-L12.
1992
Cremonese, G., Thomas, N., Barbieri, C., and Pernechele, C. (1992)  High resolution spectra of Io's neutral sodium cloud.  Astron. Astrophys. 256 286-298.

Jockers, K., Thomas, N., Bonev, T., Ivanova, V., and Shkodrov, V. (1992) Observations of Io's sodium cloud and torus.  Adv. Space Res. 12(8) 347-351.

Thomas, N. (1992) Optical observations of Io's neutral clouds and plasma torus.  Surveys in Geophysics  13 91-164

Boehnhardt, H., Jockers, K., Kiselev, N., Schwehm, G., and Thomas, N. (1992) Comet P/Grigg-Skjellerup observations at ESO La Silla during the Giotto encounter period.  ESO Messenger.  69 38.
1991
Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1991) Comet P/Halley's dust production rate at the time of Giotto encounter derived from Halley Multicolour Camera observations. Astron. Astrophys. 249 258-268.
1990
Keller, H.U., Marconi, M.L. and Thomas, N. (1990) Hydrodynamic implications of particle fragmentation near cometary nuclei. Astron. Astrophys. 227 L1-L4

Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1990) Photometric calibration of the Halley Multicolour Camera. Applied Optics. 29 1503-1519 doi: 10.1364/AO.29.001503

Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1990) Interpretation of the inner coma observations of comet P/Halley by the Halley Multicolour Camera. Annales Geophysicae. 8 147-168.
1989
Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1989) The colour of comet P/Halley's nucleus and dust. Astron. Astrophys. 213 487-494

Keller, H.U. and Thomas, N. (1989) Halley's nucleus revealed. L'Astronomia No.92 6-15 (popular article in Italian).
Keller, H.U. and Thomas, N. (1989) Evidence for near-surface breezes on comet P/Halley. Astron. Astrophys. 226 L9-12
1988
Thomas, N., Kramm, J.R., and Keller, H.U. (1988) Video of Giotto's encounter with Comet P/Halley in "Dust in the Universe", eds. Bailey, M.E. and Williams, D.A. pub. Cambridge University Press. p.161-167

Kramm, J.R., Keller, H.U., and Thomas, N. (1988) The dynamic range of individual images improved by cross-correlation. SPIE 1027 174-179

Keller, H.U. and Thomas, N. (1988) On the rotation axis of comet Halley. Nature 333 146-148

Keller, H.U. and Thomas, N. (1988) The near-nucleus dust region and source activity of Comet P/Halley observed by the Halley Multicolour Camera. in "Dust in the Universe", eds. Bailey, M.E. and Williams, D.A. pub. Cambridge University Press. p.153-160

Keller, H.U., Kramm, J.R. and Thomas, N. (1988) Surface features on the nucleus of comet Halley. Nature 331 227-231

Thomas, N., Boice, D.C., Huebner, W.F., and Keller, H.U. (1988) Intensity profiles near extended sources on comet Halley. Nature 332 51-52.
1987
Thomas, N. (1987) Condensation and sublimation on Io. - I Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 226 195-207

Keller, H.U., Delamere, W.A., Huebner, W.F., Reitsema, H.J., Schmidt, H.U., Whipple, F.L., Wilhelm, K., Curdt, W., Kramm, J.R., Thomas, N., Arpigny, C., Barbieri, C., Bonnet, R.M., Cazes, S., Coradini, M., Cosmovici, C.B., Hughes, D.W., Jamar, C., Malaise, D., Schmidt, K., Schmidt, W.K.H., and Seige, P. (1987) Comet P/Halley's nucleus and its activity, Astron. Astrophys. 187 807-823

Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1987) Comet P/Halley's near-nucleus jet activity in Proceedings of the Symposium on "The Diversity and Similarity of Comets" ESA SP-278 337-342

Thomas, N. and Keller, H.U. (1987) Fine dust structures in the emission of comet P/Halley observed by the Halley Multicolour Camera.  Astron. Astrophys. 187 843-846
1986
Thomas, N. (1986) An explanation of the east-west asymmetry of Io's sodium cloud. Nature 322 343-345
1984
Pye, J.P., Becker, R.H., Seward, F.D. and Thomas, N. (1984) Radio and X-ray maps of the Supernova Remnant, W49B. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 207 649-657
1983
Watson, M.G., Willingale, R., Pye, J.P., Rolf, D.P., Wood, N., Thomas, N. and Seward, F.D. (1983) Einstein observations of the SNRs IC443, W44, and W49B in "Supernova Remnants and Their X-ray Emission", Proceedings of IAU symposium no. 101., eds. Danziger, J. and Gorenstein, P. pub. Reidel, D., Dordrecht. p.273-280

Unrefereed Publications (2009-2014)

Thomas, N., C.J. Hansen, A. Pommerol, G. Portyankina, K.-M. Aye, and P.S. Russell, (2013)  Observations of the surface effects of the CO2 and H2O cycles on Mars, Invited paper for Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics VII, Proceedings of the X Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society held on July 9-13 2012, in Valencia, Spain. J.C. Guirado, L.M. Lara, V. Quilis, and J. Gorgas (eds.) www.sea-astronomia.es/drupal/sites/default/files/archivos/proceedings10/plenarias/thomas_mars_sea_2012Jan10.pdf

Adams, E., K. Hibbard, E. Turtle, E. Reynolds, B. Anderson, C. Paranicas, G. Rogers, J. McAdams, D. Roth, P. Christensen, A. McEwen, M. Wieser, N. Thomas, P. Wurz, and J. Janesick, (2012), Io volcano observer (IVO) integrated approach to optimizing system design for radiation challenges, Aerospace Conference, 2012 IEEE , page 1-13, 3-10 March 2012, doi: 10.1109/AERO.2012.6187177.

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