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Refereed Publications (2009-2015)

Diot, X., M.R. El-Maarry, F. Schlunegger, K.P. Norton, N. Thomas, P.M. Grindrod, and M. Chojnacki, (2015), Complex assemblage of terrains in association with the banded terrain in Hellas basin, Mars, Planetary and Space Science, submitted, 21 August 2015.

 

Marschall, R., C.C. Su, Y. Liao, N. Thomas, K. Altwegg, H. Sierks, W.-H. Ip, H.U. Keller, J. Knollenberg, E. Kührt, I.L. Lai, M. Rubin, Y. Skorov, J.S. Wu, L. Jorda, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, A. Gracia Berná, A. Gicquel, G. Naletto, X. Shi, and J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Modelling of the observations of the inner gas and dust coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko – First results, Astron. Astrophys., submitted, 5 August 2015.

 

Poch, O., J. Frey, I. Roditi, A. Pommerol, B. Jost, and N. Thomas (2015), Remote sensing of potential biosignatures from rocky, liquid or icy (exo)planetary surfaces, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, submitted, 3 August 2015.

 

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

 

Massironi, M.,  Simioni, E., Marzari, F., Cremonese, G., Giacomini, L., Pajola, M., Jorda, L., Naletto, G., Lowry, S., El-Maarry, M.R., and 49 authors (2015). The two independent and primitive envelopes of the bilobate nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Nature, accepted.

 

Lara, L.M., et al. (2015). Large scale dust jets in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by the OSIRIS instrument on board Rosetta. Astronomy & Astrophysics, in review.

 

Giacomini, L., Massironi, M., El-Maarry, M.R., and 51 authors (2015). Geomorphological mapping of the Comet 67P/1 Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in review.

 

Davidsson B., H. Sierks, C. Güttler, F. Marzari, M. Pajola, H. Rickman, A.–T. Auger, M.R. El-Maarry, and 40 authors (2015). The primordial nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Astronomy & Astrophysics, submitted.

 

Groussin, O, et al. (2015). Temporal morphological changes in the Imhotep region of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Astronomy & Astrophysics, submitted.

 

Shi, X. X. Hu, H. Sierks, C. Guettler, M. A'Hearn, J. Blum, et al., (2015). Sunset jets observed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sustained by subsurface thermal lag. Astronomy & Astrophysics, submitted.

 

Vincent, J.-B., et al., (2015). Are fractured cliffs the source of cometary dust jets? insights from OSIRIS/Rosetta at 67P. Astronomy & Astrophysics, submitted.

 

Poch, O., A. Pommerol, B. Jost, N. Carrasco, C. Szopa and N. Thomas, (2015) Sublimation of ice-tholins mixtures: a morphological and spectro-photometric study, Icarus, revised, 29 July 2015.

 

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, Astrophys. J. Letts., in revision, 23 August 2015.

 

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, Astron. Astrophys., revised, 15 July 2015.

 

El-Maarry, M.R., W. Watters, Z. Yoldi, A. Pommerol, D. Fischer, U. Eggenberger, and N. Thomas, (2015), Analysis of field samples from dried lakes in western United States as an analogue to desiccation cracks on Mars, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), submitted, 9 July 2015.

 

Jost, B., A. Pommerol, O. Poch, B. Gundlach, M. Leboeuf, M. Dadras, J. Blum, and N. Thomas, (2015) Experimental characterization of the opposition surge in fine-grained water-ice and high albedo analogs, Icarus, revised, 1 July 2015.

 

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. Skorov, and N. Thomas (2015), 3D Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Modelling of the Inner Gas Coma of Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko: A Parameter Study, Earth Moon & Planets, submitted, 14 June 2015.

 

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, to appear in Asteroids IV, Edited by Patrick Michel, Francesca E. DeMeo, William F. Bottke Jr., Pub. By Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson.

 

Rickman, H., S. Marchi, M.F. A'Hearn, C. Barbieri, M.R. El-Maarry,  C. Güttler, W.-H. Ip, H. U. Keller, P. Lamy, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, G. Naletto, M. Pajola, H. Sierks, et al. (2015), Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Constraints on its origin from OSIRIS observations, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 26 May 2015.

 

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, B. Davidsson, V. Da Deppo, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, C. Güttler, S. F. Hviid, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, G. Kovacs, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, F. La Forgia, M. Lazzarin, J. J. López-Moreno, S. Lowry, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, S. Mottola, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, M. Pajola, A. Rozek, N. Thomas, Y. Liao, and C. Tubiana, (2015), Morphology and Dynamics of Jets of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Early Phase Development, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 8 June 2015.


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.

  

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., accepted, 9 June 2015, 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, doi:10.1002/2015GL064780.

 

Keller, H.U.  et al., (2015), Insolation, erosion, and morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 12 May 2015, 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., accepted, 12 May 2015, 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., accepted, 15 May 2015, 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., accepted, 12 May 2015, doi.:10.1051/0004-6361/201525901.

 

Auger, A.-T., O. Groussin, L. Jorda, S. Bouley, R. Gaskell, P. L. Lamy, C. Capanna, N. Thomas, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, M. F. A’Hearn, M. A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. R. El-Maarry, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, P. J. Gutiérrez, S. Hviid, W.-H Ip, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, M. Lazzarin, L. M. Lara, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, M. Pajola, A. Pommerol, L. Sabau, J.-B. Vincent, and K.-P. Wenzel, (2015), Geomorphology of the Imhotep region on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from OSIRIS observations, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 12 May 2015, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201525947

 

El-Maarry, M.R., N. Thomas, L. Giacomini, M. Massironi, M. Pajola, H. Sierks, C. Barbieri, P. L. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, H. Rickman, D. Koschny, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, M. F. A'Hearn, A-T. Auger, M. A. Barucci, J-L. Bertaux, I. Bertini, S. Besse, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, M. De Cecco, S. Debei, C. Güttler, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutierrez, 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, J. J. Lopez Moreno, S. Marchi, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, A. Pommerol, F. Preusker, F. Scholten, C. Tubiana, and J-B. Vincent, (2015), Regional Surface Morphology of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta/OSIRIS images, Astron. Astrophys., accepted, 12 May 2015, 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. Güttler, G. Kovacs, I. Bertini, D. Bodewits, S. Fornasier, L. Lara, F. La Forgia, S. Magrin, M. Pajola, 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, S. Besse, S. Boudreault, G. Cremonese, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. R. El-Maarry, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. Gutierrez-Marques, P. J. Gutierrez, N. Hoekzema, S. F. Hviid, M. Hofmann, W-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J.-R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, M. Lazzarin, J. J. Lopez Moreno, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, H. Michalik, R. Moissl, G. Naletto, N. Oklay, F. Scholten, X. Shi, N. Thomas, and J-B. Vincent, (2015), Scientific assessment of the quality of OSIRIS images, Astron. Astrophys., submitted, 27 February 2015.

 

La Forgia, F., L. Giacomini, M. Lazzarin, M. Massironi, N. Oklay, F. Scholten, M. Pajola, I. Bertini, G. Cremonese, C. Barbieri, G. Naletto, E. Simioni, F. Preusker, N. Thomas, H. Sierks, P. Lamy, R. Rodrigo, D. Koschny, H. Rickman, H. U. Keller, J. Agarwal, A.-T. Auger, M.F. A’Hearn, M.A. Barucci, J.-L. Bertaux, V. Da Deppo, B. Davidsson, S. Besse, S. Debei, M. De Cecco, M. R. El-Maarry, F. Ferri, S. Fornasier, M. Fulle, O. Groussin, P. J. Gutiérrez, C. Güttler, I. Hall, S. F. Hviid, W.-H. Ip, L. Jorda, J. Knollenberg, J. R. Kramm, E. Kührt, M. Küppers, L.-M. Lara, S. Magrin, F. Marzari, H. Michalik, J. J. Lopez Moreno, S. Mottola, A. Pommerol, C. Tubiana, J.-B. Vincent, (2015), Geomorphology and Spectrophotometry of Philae’s Landing Site on Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astron. Astrophys., submitted, 26 February 2015.

 

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., submitted, 26 February 2015.

 

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., accepted, 9 February 2015, 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.

 

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

 

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., accepted, 1 July 2014, 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, accepted 6 May 2014.

 

El-Maarry M.R. , W. Watters, N. McKeown, J. Carter, E. Noe Dobrea, J. Bishop, A. Pommerol, and N. Thomas. (2014), Putative Desiccation Cracks on Mars: A Synthesis from Modeling, Analogue-Field Studies, and Global Observations using HiRISE, Icarus, submitted December 2013. 

 

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, accepted, 24 March 2014, 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, accepted, 19 February 2014, 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, accepted, 11 February 2014, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2014.02.005.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

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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