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THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MARS
July 18-23, 1999 - Pasadena, California

Abstracts courtesy of the
Lunar and Planetary Institute


CONTENTS

The abstracts are listed here in alphabetical order by first author. To view a particular abstract, click on the title you’re interested in.


Examining Mars with SPICE
C. H. Acton, N. J. Bachman, J. A. Bytof, B. V. Semenov, W. Taber,
F. S. Turner, and E. D. Wright. 6042


Implications of MOLA Global Roughness, Statistics, and Topography
O. Aharonson, M. T. Zuber, and G. A. Neumann... 6143


Biological Sterilization of Returned Mars Samples
C. C. Allen, F. G. Albert, J. Combie, R. J. Bodnar, V. E. Hamilton,
B. L. Jolliff, K. Kuebler, A. Wang, D. J. Lindstrom, P. A. Morris,
R. V. Morris, R. W. Murray, L. E. Nyquist, P. D. Simpson, A. Steele,
and S. J. Symes 6161


Mapping the Martian Meteorology
M. Allison, J. D. Ross, and N. Solomon ... 6102


Implications of Flexural Flanks at the Valles Marineris, Mars
F. S. Anderson, W. B. Banerdt, and M. P. Golombek ... 6232


Microscopy of Analogs for Martian Dust and Soil
M. A. Anderson, W. T. Pike, and C. M. Weitz ... 6210


The Martian Archives — Now and Future
R. E. Arvidson... 6012


FIDO/APEX/Athena-based Plans for Cartographic Products and Rover
Localization Analyses

R. Arvidson and S. Squyres ... 6103


Martian Volcanic Compositions and Distributions: Results from the Thermal
Emission Spectrometer

J. L. Bandfield, P. R. Christensen, and V. E. Hamilton ... 6036


Thermal Tides and Stationary Waves Revealed by MGS TES
D. Banfield, B. J. Conrath, J. C. Pearl, M. D. Smith, P. J. Gierasch, and
P. R. Christensen... 6169


Ground-based Observations of the Spatial and Seasonal Distribution of Martian
Water Vapor: The 1999 Pre-Opposition Period

E. S. Barker 6171

Subsurface Volatile Reservoirs: Clues from Martian Impact Crater Morphologies
N. G. Barlow ... 6082


Initiation and Spread of Martian Dust Storms
J. R. Barnes 6011


Variability on Intermediate Time Scales in the Mars Pathfinder MET Data
J. R. Barnes and S. Bennett ... 6080


GCM and SGCM Studies of Transient Baroclinic Eddies and Topography in the
Martian Atmosphere

J. R. Barnes and M. Matheson ... 6070


Landscape and Surface Material Characteristics for the Mars Polar Lander
Landing Site: Analysis and Predictions

A. T. Basilevsky, H. U. Keller, W. J. Markiewicz, and N. Thomas ... 6060


Evidence for the Possible Accumulation of Ice at the North Pole of Mars
D. S. Bass and D. A. Paige... 6095


Nature and Origin of Martian Surface Materials
J. F. Bell III ... 6017


Study of the Martian Atmospheric Composition by SPICAM Light Onboard the
Mars Express Mission

J. L. Bertaux, D. Fonteyn, O. Korablev, O. Talagrand, N. Dubouloz,
B. Sandel, A. Stern, and the SPICAM Light Team (E. Dimarellis, E. Neefs,
M. Cabane, G. Cernogora, A. Hauchecorne, A. C. Levasseur-Regourd,
E. Quémerais, P. Rannou, C. Hermans, G. Kockarts, C. Lippens,
M. De Maziére, D. Moreau, C. Muller, P. Simon, J. Vercheval,
E. Chassefiere, F. Forget, F. Hourdin, V. I. Moroz, and A. Rodin) ... 6092


Geophysical and Geochemical Constraints on the Composition and Structure of
the Martian Interior

C. M. Bertka and Y. Fei... 6225


Climate-Rotation Feedback on Mars
B. G. Bills ... 6208


A Model for Generation of Martian Surface Dust, Soil and Rock Coatings:
Physical vs. Chemical Interactions, and Palagonitic Plus Hydrothermal Alteration

J. L. Bishop, S. Murchie, C. Pieters, and A. Zent... 6220


Comparative Geomorphology of Seasonally Active Crescentic Dunes: Nili
Patera, Mars and Strzelecki Desert, Earth

M. A. Bishop.... 6059

Where is the Geochemical Evidence for a Warm Wet Mars?
D. L. Blaney ... 6113


Terrestrial Cave Microbiota: Models of Martian Subsurface Biology
P. J. Boston, D. E. Northup, M. N. Spilde, and L. D. Hose... 6155


Structure of the Mars Upper Atmosphere: MGS Aerobraking Data and
Model Interpretation

S. W. Bougher and G. M. Keating. ... 6010


Simulations of the Surface Pressure Tides on Mars Incorporating New MOLA
Topography Data

A. F. C. Bridger, R. M. Haberle, and J. Schaeffer ... 6202


Stationary Wave Activity Simulated by the NASA Ames MGCM Incorporating
New MOLA Topography Data

A. F. C. Bridger, J. L. Hollingsworth, R. M. Haberle, and J. Schaeffer... 6146


Ventifacts on Mars
N. T. Bridges ... 6152


Aminostratigraphy of Organisms in Antarctic and Siberian Permafrost Cores
K. L. F. Brinton, A. I. Tsapin, G. D. McDonald, and D. Gilichinsky... 6137


MECA Electrometer: Initial Experimental Results
M. Buehler, L.-J. Cheng, O. Orient, R. Gompf, J. Bayliss, J. Rauwerdink,
and J. Marshall .... 6189


Triaxial Ellipsoid as a Reference-Surface on Mars Mapping
L. M. Bugaevsky and K. B. Shingareva... 6219


Results of the First Astronaut-Rover (ASRO) Field Experiment: Lessons and
Directions for the Human Exploration of Mars

N. A. Cabrol, J. J. Kosmo, R. C. Trevino, H. Thomas, D. Eppler,
M. G. Bualat, K. Baker, E. Huber, M. Sierhuis, E. A. Grin, C. R. Stoker,
J. A. Schreiner, M. H. Sims, V. C. Gulick, and C. S. Cockell ... 6055


Clues from the SWIR: Mineralogical Constraints from 1 to 4 µm
W. M. Calvin, J. L. Bishop, and S. Erard ... 6125


Local Dust Storms in the Martian Northern Hemisphere: 1998 MGS/MOC
Observations

B. A. Cantor, P. B. James, M. J. Wolff, M. C. Malin, E. Jensen, and
K. S. Edgett. ... 6140

 

Global History of Water and Climate
M. H. Carr... 6030


Ultraviolet Radiation on the Surface of Mars
D. C. Catling, C. S. Cockell, and C. P. McKay. ... 6128


A Generic Package for Long Term Monitoring of the Martian Thermosphere on
the Telecom Orbiters of the Mars Micromission Program

E. Chassefiere, F. Forget, F. Hourdin, F. Vial, F. Jegou, J. J. Berthelier,
L. Duvet, P. Touboul, S. Bougher, and G. Keating ... 6045


The Dynamo Micro-Orbiter Project: Investigation of Mars Gravity/Magnetic
Fields and Atmospheric Interactions

E. Chassefiere, F. Forget, S. Smrekar, H. Reme, C. Mazelle, M. Acuna,
J. Connerney, M. Purucker, R. Lin, J. Luhmann, M. Parrot,
J. J. Berthelier, M. Menvielle, P. Touboul, E. Quemerais, J. L. Bertaux,
J. Clarke, A. Nagy, J. P. Barriot, M. Blanc, H. Waite, M. Moncuquet,
J. L. Bougeret, G. Hulot, O. Grasset, C. Sotin, S. Bougher, B. Jakosky,
D. Breuer, and M. Parmentier ... 6041


Simulation of Thermal Tides in the Middle Atmosphere of Mars
E. Chassefiere, F. Vial, F. Jegou, F. Forget, F. Hourdin,
and E. Lellouch .... 6112


Mars Express: Overview and Scientific Investigations
A. F. Chicarro ... 6111


Orbital and Interannual Variability of the Global Mars Atmosphere
R. T. Clancy ... 6023


The Myths and Magic of Mars: Science and Non-Science in the Golden Age of
Exploration

B. C. Clark.... 6132


On the Non-Observability of Carbonates on Mars
B. C. Clark... 6214


Superbug — Make a Living on Current-Day Mars
B. C. Clark... 6223


The Evolution of the Martian Hydrosphere and Its Implications for the Fate of a
Primordial Ocean

S. M. Clifford and T. J. Parker. ... 6236


The Radiative Effects of Water Ice Clouds on the Martian Temperature Profile
A. Colaprete and O. B. Toon.... 6053

 

Need for SAM on Mars!!! a.k.a. In Situ Inorganic and Organic Analysis of the
Martian Soil, on Mars Sample Return Mission

P. Coll, M. Cabane, G. Israël, P. Rannou, F. Raulin, R. Sternberg,
A. Jambon, H. Niemann, and P. Mahaffy 6044


Observations of the Thermal Structure and Dynamics of the Martian Atmosphere
B. J. Conrath, J. C. Pearl, M. D. Smith, D. Banfield,
and P. R. Christensen ... 6015


The UCL IUS-Tithonium Chasma Digital Elevation Model
A. C. Cook, T. Day, and J.-P. Muller ... 6170


Spectroscopic Detectibility of Sulfates in Dust and Duricrust on Mars
C. D. Cooper and J. F. Mustard.... 6164


New Evidences for Ice Rich Sediments on the Northern Plains from MGS Data
F. Costard and J. Kargel ... 6088


The Meteorological Experiment on the Mars Surveyor ’98 Polar Lander
D. Crisp and the MVACS Met Team ... 6116


Volcanism on Mars: Volcanological and Global Significance of Its Calderas
L. S. Crumpler ... 6198


Status of the RAND-USGS Control Network of Mars
M. Davies, T. Colvin, R. Kirk, E. Lee, and R. Sucharski... 6049


Ponds, Lakes, and Oceans: An Overview of Standing Bodies of Water on Mars
R. A. De Hon ... 6078


Evolution of Mars Atmosphere in Post-Noachian Epochs
H. J. Durand-Manterola and H. Pérez-de-Tejada ... 6013


MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography
T. C. Duxbury, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, H. V. Frey, J. B. Garvin,
J. W. Head, D. O. Muhleman, G. H. Pettengill, R. J. Phillips,
S. C. Solomon, H. J. Zwally, and W. B. Banerdt .... 6040


Some Aspects of the Calibration of the Mars Pathfinder Alpha Proton X-Ray
Spectrometer

T. E. Economou, C. N. Foley, W. Dietrich, and C. Hernas... 6167


Environmental and Mineralogical Controls on Fossilization: Key Elements in a
Strategy for Mars Exopaleontology

J. D. Farmer .... 6224

 

Subpixel Detection and Mapping of Spectrally Unique Materials on Mars Using
ISM Data

W. H. Farrand ... 6101


The Geometry of Chasma Boreale, Mars Using Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
(MOLA) Data: A Test of the Catastrophic Outflow Hypothesis of Formation

K. E. Fishbaugh and J. W. Head III ... 6187


Simulations of the Martian Seasonal Dust Cycle with a General Circulation
Model

F. Forget, F. Hourdin, C. Hourdin, and O. Talagrand ... 6206


Young Impact Craters as Potential Sites for the Exploration of the Martian
Subsurface

E. J. Gaidos ... 6185


Global Geometric Properties of Martian Impact Craters: A Preliminary
Assessment Using Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA)

J. B. Garvin, S. E. H. Sakimoto, C. Schnetzler, and J. J. Frawley... 6163


Simulations and Calibrations of the Mars Surveyor 2001 Gamma-Ray
Spectrometer Performances

O. Gasnault, C. d’Uston, H. Barthe, and J. F. Veyan. ... 6079


Evidence for Ancient Martian Life
E. K. Gibson Jr., F. Westall, D. S. McKay, K. Thomas-Keprta,
S. Wentworth, and C. S. Romanek. ... 6142


Craters as an Indicator of Martian Regolith Thickness
M. S. Gilmore ... 6228


Magnetometer Data Tests Models for the Origin of the Martian Crustal
Dichotomy; Dichotomy Models Constrain Timing of Martian Magnetic Field

M. S. Gilmore ... 6227


Recent Advances in Mars Tectonics
M. P. Golombek and W. B. Banerdt ... 6020


Climate Change on Mars Inferred from Erosion Rates at the Mars Pathfinder
Landing Site

M. P. Golombek and N. T. Bridges .... 6057

 

Constraints, Approach, and Status of Mars Surveyor ’01 Landing Site Selection
M. Golombek, N. Bridges, G. Briggs, M. Gilmore, A. Haldemann,
T. Parker, R. Saunders, D. Spencer, J. Smith, L. Soderblom, and
C. Weitz ... 6068


The Mars Environmental Compatibility Assessment (MECA) Wet Chemistry
Experiment on the Mars 2001 Lander

S. M. Grannan, T. P. Meloy, H. Hecht, M. S. Anderson, M. Buehler,
M. Frant, S. P. Kounaves, K. S. Manatt, W. T. Pike, W. Schubert,
S. West, and X. Wen... 6160


Mars Pathfinder Landing Site: Evidence for a Change in Wind Regime and
Climate from Lander and Orbiter Data

R. Greeley, M. D. Kraft, R. O. Kuzmin, and N. T. Bridges ... 6153


Modeling the Atmospheric Structure and Dynamics of the Martian Atmosphere
R. M. Haberle ... 6018


Particle Size Effects in Particulate Rock Samples: Implications for Thermal
Emission Spectrometer (TES) Data Analysis in High Albedo Regions on Mars

V. E. Hamilton. 6159


Thermal Emission Spectroscopy of Synthetic Igneous Glasses
V. E. Hamilton and M. B. Wyatt.... 6201


Composition, Microphysical State, and Energy Balance of the Mars Seasonal
Polar Caps from MGS

G. B. Hansen ... 6090


PIGWAD — Planetary Interactive GIS on the Web Analyzable Database
T. M. Hare and K. L. Tanaka ... 6139


Atmospheric Science Experiment for Mars — ATMIS for the Netlander 2005
Mission

A.-M. Harri, T. Siili, A. Angrilli, S. Calcutt, D. Crisp, S. Larsen, J. Polkko,
J.-P. Pommereau, C. Malique, and J. E. Tillman ... 6074


Extension Across Tempe Terra, Mars from MOLA Topographic Measurements
B. W. Harrington, R. J. Phillips, and M. P. Golombek .... 6130


An Analysis of Evidence from MOLA for Northern Seas and Oceans in the Past
History of Mars

J. W. Head, M. Kreslavsky, H. Hiesinger, B. Thomson, and S. Pratt ... 6184

 

The MSP ’01 Mars Environmental Compatibility Assessment (MECA)
M. H. Hecht, T. P. Meloy, M. S. Anderson, M. G. Buehler, M. A. Frant,
S. M. Grannan, S. D. Fuerstenau, H. U. Keller, W. J. Markiewicz,
J. Marshall, W. T. Pike, W. W. Schubert, P. Smith, U. Stauffer, S. West,
and J. Rademacher.... 6134


Tharsis Montes Subglacial Volcanism: Proposal for a New Classification of
Tharsis Volcanoes Based on Volcano-Ice Interactions and an Estimate of the
Tharsis Ice Budget

J. Helgason. 6038


Surface Ages and Resurfacing Rates of the Polar Layered Deposits on Mars
K. E. Herkenhoff and J. J. Plaut.... 6065


Polygons in Southern Utopia Planitia: Initial Results from the Mars Orbiter Laser
Altimeter (MOLA)

H. Hiesinger and J. W. Head III ... 6126


Carbonatite Volcanism on Mars
N. Hoffman ... 6083


The Collapse Origin of Density Flows on Mars
N. Hoffman ... 6005


Earth, Venus, and Mars: A Trinity Reunited
N. Hoffman ... 6009


Fluid-supported Density Flows on Earth and Mars 1: Turbidite Analogs
N. Hoffman ... 6006


Fluid-supported Density Flows on Earth and Mars 2: Pyroclastic Analogs
N. Hoffman ... 6007


Ice and Layering on Early and Modern Mars
N. Hoffman ... 6004


Pressure and Temperature Evolution of Mars’ Surface
N. Hoffman ... 6003


Volatiles and Ices on Mars
N. Hoffman ... 6002


White Mars: A Global Evolution Model for Mars’ Surface Based on CO2
N. Hoffman ... 6001

 

The White Rock on Mars Compared to Terrestrial Salt Diapirs and Glaciers
N. Hoffman ... 6008


Evidence for an Unusual Generation of Carbonate in ALH 84001
G. Holland, I. C. Lyon, J. M. Saxton, T. Frankland, and G. Turner.... 6100


Southern Hemisphere Storm Zones on Mars: Implications of
MOLA Topography

J. L. Hollingsworth, R. M. Haberle, and J. Schaeffer. 6222


The Martian Water Cycle Based on 3-D Modeling
H. Houben, R. M. Haberle, and M. M. Joshi .... 6165


Colors of Martian Fog: Observation Plan by MIC
A. Inada, A. M. Nakamura, and T. Mukai .... 6084


Observations of Polar Night Clouds with the Mars Orbiter Laser
Altimeter (MOLA)

A. B. Ivanov and D. O. Muhleman ... 6166


Topography of the North and South Polar Ice Caps on Mars
A. B. Ivanov and D. O. Muhleman 6188


Chryse Planitia, Mars: Topographic Configuration from MOLA Data and Tests
for Hypothesized Lakes and Shorelines

M. A. Ivanov and J. W. Head ... 6176


Why Mars? Exploring Mars and the Nature of Human Civilization
B. M. Jakosky ... 6032


The Dust Cycle: Sinks and Sources, Cause and Effect
P. B. James ... 6025


Status of the Dust Accumulation and Removal Technology Experiment for the
Mars 2001 Surveyor Lander

P. P. Jenkins, G. L. Landis, M. J. Krasowski, D. M. Wilt, L. C. Greer III,
J. Lekki, C. R. Baraona, and D. A. Scheiman ... 6203


Exploring the Effects of Dust Coatings and Shock Pressures on Thermal
Infrared Spectra

J. R. Johnson, P. G. Lucey, P. R. Christensen, and F. Hörz ... 6120


MABVAP: One Step Closer to an Aerobot Mission to Mars
V. V. Kerzhanovich, J. A. Cutts, A. D. Bachelder, J. M. Cameron,
J. L. Hall, J. D. Patzold, M. B. Quadrelli, A. H. Yavrouian, J. A. Cantrell,
T. T. Lachenmeier, and M. G. Smith ... 6119

 

Time-dependent Mantle Convection on Mars: Implications for Episodic
Tectonism and Volcanism in Tharsis

W. S. Kiefer. ... 6154


A Database of Viking Orbiter Image Coverage of Mars for Cartographic and
Scientific Use

R. Kirk, J. Barrett, and E. Howington-Kraus.... 6217


Revision of the Mars Control Net and Global Digital Image Mosaic
R. Kirk, K. Becker, D. Cook, T. Hare, E. Howington-Kraus, C. Isbell,
E. Lee, T. Rosanova, L. Soderblom, T. Sucharski, K. Thompson,
M. Davies, T. Colvin, and T. Parker ... 6218


USGS Mapping of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site: Progress and Plans
R. L. Kirk, E. Howington-Kraus, T. Hare, J. Barrett, K. Becker, D. Cook,
T. Sucharski, K. Thompson, J. Blue, D. Galuszka, B. Redding, C. Isbell,
E. Lee, T. Rosanova, L. Gaddis, J. Johnson, L. Soderblom, W. Ward,
T. Parker, E. Dorrer, and A. Holzapfel.... 6216


Workshop Report: “Spectroscopy of the Martian Surface: What Next?”
L. E. Kirkland and A. Treiman ... 6179


Comparison of 1969 IRS and 1971 IRIS Spectra to TES
L. E. Kirkland, K. C. Herr, and P. B. Forney ... 6174


Utilizing Night Spectra of Mars for Mineralogy
L. E. Kirkland, K. C. Herr, and J. M. McAfee... 6186


Development of a Prototype Instrument for Stand-Off Elemental Analysis for Use
on a Mars Rover

A. K. Knight, D. A. Cremers, M. J. Ferris, N. L. Scherbarth, R. C. Wiens,
J. D. Blacic, W. M. Calvin, and J. E. Nordholt ... 6064


On a Successful Prediction of Martian Crust Fractionation Based on Comparative
Wave Planetology

G. G. Kochemasov ... 6034


Deflation History of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site
M. D. Kraft and R. Greeley ... 6157


High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Mars: Recent Results and Implications for
Atmospheric Evolution

V. A. Krasnopolsky, T. C. Owen, and J. P. Maillard ... 6016

 

Extensional Tectonics and New Crater Statistics of the Northern Tharsis Province,
Mars

P. Kronberg and E. Hauber ... 6099


The Mars Environmental Compatibility Assessment (MECA) Abrasion Tool
K. R. Kuhlman, M. S. Anderson, B. D. Hinde, M. H. Hecht, W. T. Pike,
J. R. Marshall, and T. P. Meloy .... 6190


An Image Map of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site
M. Kuschel, J. Oberst, E. Hauber, and R. Jaumann ... 6109


Spectral Behavior of Hematite at Visible/Near Infrared and Midinfrared
Wavelengths

M. D. Lane, R. V. Morris, and P. R. Christensen... 6085


Rheological Investigations of Lava Flows on Arsia Mons, Mars
J. K. Lanz.... 6115


Small Valleys Networks on Mars: The Glacial Meltwater Channel Networks of
Devon Island, Nunavut Territory, Arctic Canada, as Possible Analogs

P. Lee and J. W. Rice Jr. ... 6237


HST Observations of North Polar Dust Storms in Late Summer on Mars
S. W. Lee, P. B. James, and M. J. Wolff ... 6052


Global Mapping and Individual Map Sheets — The Topographic Image Map
Series Mars 1:200 000

H. Lehmann, J. Albertz, M. Waehlisch, and G. Neukum... 6096


SSI/RAC: Imagers for Mars Polar Lander
M. T. Lemmon, R. A. Yingst, R. J. Reid, P. Smith,
and the MVACS Team .... 6205


Data Assimilation for the Atmosphere of Mars
S. R. Lewis and P. L. Read ... 6105


SNC Meteorites and the Bulk Composition of Mars
J. Longhi ... 6175


Microtektites on Mars
R. D. Lorenz .... 6039


Latest Results from the Mars Pathfinder Atmospheric Structure Investigation
J. A. Magalhães.... 6067

 

An Emergent, New Paradigm for Mars Geology
M. C. Malin and K. S. Edgett ... 6027


Atmospheric Results from the MGS Horizon Science Experiment
T. Z. Martin, J. R. Murphy, and J. L. Hollingsworth ... 6129


Evolution of the Martian Atmosphere: Clues from Nitrogen and Noble Gas
Isotopic Signatures in SNC Meteorites

K. J. Mathew and K. Marti... 6066


The Next Decade of Mars Exploration
D. J. McCleese ... 6026


Mars Climate Orbiter’s Investigation of the Atmosphere and Polar Caps
D. J. McCleese, V. Moroz, T. Schofield, F. Taylor, and R. Zurek... 6029


Alkaline Hypersaline Lakes as Analogs for Ancient Microbial Habitats on Mars
G. D. McDonald, A. I. Tsapin, M. C. Storrie-Lombardi, K. H. Nealson,
K. L. F. Brinton, H. Sun, K. Venkateswaren, I. Tsapin, J. Melack, and
R. Jellison ... 6136


Stratigraphy of the Upper Crust of Mars
A. S. McEwen ... 6024


Bringing Life to Mars
C. P. McKay .... 6242


Possible Evidence for Life in ALH84001
D. McKay, E. Gibson, and K. Thomas-Keprta... 6211


Geochemical Constraints on the Surface (Sedimentary) Mineralogy of Mars
S. M. McLennan ... 6148


Dikes on Mars: (1) What to Look For? (2) A First Survey of Possible Dikes
During the Mars Global Surveyor Aerobreaking and Science Phasing Orbits

D. Mège ... 6207


Graben Morphology, Dike Emplacement, and Tension Fracturing in the Tharsis
Igneous Province of Mars

D. Mège ... 6182


High-Resolution Mapping of Thermal Inertia from Mars Global Surveyor
Thermal Emission Spectrometer

M. T. Mellon, B. M. Jakosky, H. H. Kieffer, and P. R. Christensen ... 6131

 

Quartz May be a Hazard to Human Exploration of Mars
T. P. Meloy ... 6138


Biophysical Comparison of the Habitable Zones on Earth and Mars
A. Méndez ... 6197


Feeding the Mars Dust Cycle; Surface Dust Storage and Dust Devil Entrainment
S. M. Metzger ... 6196


Rampart Craters: Mechansism for Excavation of a Martian Biota of
Halothermophilic Archaea-Bacteria

S. W. Mitchell ... 6181


Experimental Studies of Brines and Evaporites as Applied to Mars: Initial Results
from 1998–1999 Runs

J. M. Moore, M. A. Bullock, M. T. Mellon, C. R. Woosley,
and A. P. Zent... 6056


The Topography and Basin Deposits of the Equatorial Highlands: A MGS-Viking
Synergistic Study

J. M. Moore, P. M. Schenk, and A. D. Howard. ... 6075


Two-Dimensional Numerical Study of the Atmospheric and Surface Oxidant
on Mars

D. Moreau and D. Fonteyn ... 6093


Titanomagnetite-bearing Palagonitic Dust as an Analogue for Magnetic Aeolian
Dust on Mars

R. V. Morris ... 6231


New Styles of Martian Volcanic Activity Revealed by Mars Orbiter Camera
Images

P. J. Mouginis-Mark and L. Wilson ... 6051


Simulations of Mars Nadir UV and Infrared Observations for the SPICAM-Light
Instrument on Mars-Express

C. Muller, D. Moreau, D. Fonteyn, O. Korablev, and J. L. Bertaux ... 6022


The Martian Atmospheric Dust Cycle: Insights from Numerical Model
Simulations

J. R. Murphy .... 6087


Layering Due to Pedogenic Processes in the Martian Soil
J. F. Mustard and C. D. Cooper.... 6168

 

The Blue Clearing at Syrtis Major and Its Relation to Equatorial Clouds: 1997
and 1999 Observations

T. Nakakushi, T. Akabane, K. Iwasaki, and S. M. Larson.... 6097


Initiation of Sandstorms Due to Impacts of the 1–10-Meter-Diameter Meteoroids
onto the Surface of Mars

I. V. Nemtchinov, O. P. Popova, V. A. Rybakov, and V. V. Shuvalov ... 6081


The Effects of Magnetic Anomalies Discovered at Mars on the Structure of the
Martian Ionosphere and the Solar Wind Interaction as Follows from Radio
Occultation Experiments

N. F. Ness, M. H. Acuna, J. E. P. Connerney, P. Cloutier, A. J. Kliore,
T. K. Breus, A. M. Krymskii, and S. J. Bauer.... 6108


A Dust Transport Model for Mars: From Injection to Deposition
C. E. Newman, S. R. Lewis, and P. L. Read. ... 6117


Multispectral Mapping of the Martian Polar Ice Caps
A. W. Nolin and W. H. Farrand .... 6071


Mars Surface Rock Abundance from Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES)
Mapping Data

S. A. Nowicki and P. R. Christensen ... 6191


Geometrically Precise Maps and Their Applications
J. Oberst, W. Zeitler, M. Kuschel, and R. Jaumann.... 6106


Mars Electromagnetic Sounding Experiment — MARSES
Y. R. Ozorovich, V. M. Linkin, and W. D. Smythe ... 6014


On Performances of Ground Penetrating Radars for Mars Subsurface Exploration
P. Paillou, G. Grandjean, E. Heggy, J.-M. Malézieux, and J. Achache ... 6061


Observational Tests of the Mars Ocean Hypothesis: Selected MOC and
MOLA Results

T. J. Parker and W. B. Banerdt ... 6114


Location and Geologic Setting for the Three U.S. Mars Landers
T. J. Parker and R. L. Kirk ... 6124


A Review of Spatial and Seasonal Changes in Condensation Clouds Observed
During Aerobraking by MGS TES

J. C. Pearl, M. D. Smith, B. J. Conrath, J. L. Bandfield, and
P. R. Christensen ... 6194

 

Momentum Transport in the Solar Wind Erosion of the Mars Ionosphere
H. A. Pérez-de-Tejada.... 6031


CO2 Ice Clouds in the Polar Hood as Seen by MOLA
G. H. Pettengill and P. G. Ford .... 6047


The Mystery of the Mars North Polar Gravity-Topography Correlation
(Or Lack Thereof)

R. J. Phillips, W. L. Sjogren, and C. L. Johnson .... 6118


MOLA-derived Roughness Data Used to Predict Surface Scattering for Mars
Subsurface Radar Sounding

J. J. Plaut and S. Garneau ... 6239


The Effect of Bulk Density on the Thermal Conductivity of Particulate Materials
Under Martian Atmospheric Pressures

M. A. Presley-Holloway ... 6077


Measurements of Isotope Ratios and Abundances in the Atmosphere of Mars
by a Mass Spectrometer: PALOMA

E. Quémerais, E. Chassefière, J. J. Berthelier, A. Jambon, P. Agrinier,
M. Javoy, J. Kunz, and P. Sarda ... 6110


POD/EOF Models of Mars’ Atmospheric Circulation: Is Martian
Meteorology Chaotic?

P. L. Read, S. R. Lewis, S. G. Whitehouse, and I. M. Moroz. ... 6238


A Revised Target Calibration Procedure for Imager for Mars Pathfinder and
Surface Stereo Imager for Mars Polar Lander Datasets

R. J. Reid, P. H. Smith, M. T. Lemmon, and R. A. Yingst. ... 6177


Cascading Lakes, Spillways, and Subaqueous Debris Flows: Models for
Martian Paleolakes

J. W. Rice Jr., V. R. Baker, and D. H. Scott ... 6241


Sedimentary Geomorphology of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site
J. W. Rice Jr., M. T. Lemmon, P. H. Smith, and R. A. Yingst ... 6240


The Water Cycle: Dynamics of Reservoir Exchange, Transport, and
Integrated Behaviour

M. I. Richardson... 6021


The Coupled Roles of Dust and Water Ice Clouds in the Mars Aphelion Season
A. V. Rodin, R. J. Wilson, R. T. Clancy, and M. I. Richardson... 6235

 

Thermal-Infrared Spectral Characteristics of Martian Albedo Features: Clues to
Composition

S. W. Ruff and P. R. Christensen... 6230


Martian Polar Impact Craters: A Preliminary Assessment Using Mars Orbiter
Laser Altimeter (MOLA)

S. E. H. Sakimoto and J. B. Garvin .... 6195


Concentration of Phobos-derived Particles on the Equatorial Region of Martian
Surface

S. Sasaki ... 6121


Progress of the Mars Array Technology Experiment (MATE) on the ’01 Lander
D. A. Scheiman, C. R. Baraona, P. Jenkins, D. Wilt, M. Krasowski,
L. Greer, J. Lekki, and D. Spina.... 6183


South Polar Region of Mars: Topography and Geology
P. M. Schenk and J. M. Moore ... 6178


Stereogrammetric Mapping of Mars: Promise, Progress, and Problems
P. M. Schenk and J. M. Moore ... 6209


Generation and Dispersal of Impact Glasses on Mars: Implications for the Nature
of Mobile Dark Materials and Buried Dark Horizons

P. H. Schultz .... 6226


A New Look at Martian Extensional Structures: Are the Faults More than Only
Skin Deep?

R. A. Schultz .... 6072


Numerical Simulations of Mesoscale Circulations and Resulting Water Vapour
Transport in the Springtime Northern Polar Cap Edge Region

T. Siili, D. S. Bass, and H. Savijärvi ... 6089


Analysis of Mars HST Observations
P. H. Smith, B. J. Bos, M. Lemmon, G. P. McStroul, and R. J. Reid ... 6145


Constraints on the Martian Plate Tectonic Hypothesis from Gravity and
Topography Data

S. Smrekar and C. Raymond ... 6172


New Insights into the Thermal History and Crustal Evolution of Mars from Mars
Global Surveyor

S. C. Solomon ... 6212

Revisited Models of Mars Internal Structure and Thermal Evolution
C. Sotin and Ph. Lognonne ... 6091


Was It Alive? Distinguishing Biological from Non-Biological Mineralization and
Geological Structures

M. N. Spilde, P. J. Boston, and D. E. Northup... 6180


Correction for Scattering Opacity of Martian Atmospheric Water Vapor
Abundances

A. Sprague, D. Hunten, R. Hill, L. Doose, and B. Rizk .... 6033


Manganese, Metallogenium, and Martian Microfossils
L. Y. Stein and K. H. Nealson ... 6133


Visualizing Mars Using Virtual Reality: A State of the Art Mapping Technique
Used on Mars Pathfinder

C. Stoker, E. Zbinden, T. Blackmon, and L. Nguyen... 6037


Water Ice Cloud Opacities and Temperatures Derived from the Viking IRTM
Data Set

L. K. Tamppari, R. W. Zurek, and D. A. Paige ... 6122


What is the Significance of Layering Observed by MOC in Martian Heavily
Cratered Terrain?

K. L. Tanaka.... 6048


The Martian Sky and Its Illumination of the Martian Surface
N. Thomas, W. J. Markiewicz, R. M. Sablotny, and H. U. Keller ... 6127


Biogenic Magnetite in Martian Meteorite ALH84001
K. L. Thomas-Keprta, D. Bazylinski, S. J. Wentworth, D. S. McKay,
J. L. Kirschvink, S. J. Clemett, M. S. Bell, D. C. Golden, and
E. K. Gibson Jr ... 6158


The Role of Water/Ice in the Resurfacing History of Hellas Basin
B. J. Thomson and J. W. Head ... 6200


Martian Climate Variability: Multi-Year, In-Situ Observations of Pressure
and Temperature

J. E. Tillman, A.-M. Harri, and S. E. Larsen .... 6156


Water Vapor in the Atmosphere of Mars: From Pathfinder to Mars Polar Lander
D. V. Titov, W. J. Markiewicz, N. Thomas, and H. U. Keller .... 6054


Seasonal Variation of Aerosols
A. D. Toigo and M. I. Richardson ... 6233

 

EXOCAM: A “Chamber” to Simulate Oxido-Reduction Properties of the Mars
Surface Layer

D. Toublanc, E. Chassefiere, A. Brack, M. Cabane, P. Carlier, J. Ingrin,
A. Jacotin, S. Lebonnois, P. Millan, P. Pinet, F. Raulin, P. Renault, and
J. M. Siguier .... 6094


Zeolite Cement in Martian Volcaniclastic Rocks
D. G. Towell and A. Basu.... 6149


The Removal of Periodic Gravitational Perturbations from Mars Global
Surveyor’s Science Phasing Orbits Applied to the Study of the Martian Exosphere

P. W. Tracadas, M. T. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith ... 6193


Biomarkers in ALH 84001???
A. H. Treiman... 6019


Near-Surface Stratigraphy Beneath Xanthe Terra
A. H. Treiman... 6098


Fe(VI) as a Possible Oxidant on the Martian Surface
A. I. Tsapin, M. G. Goldfeld, G. D. McDonald, and K. H. Nealson .... 6123


Microorganisms from Permafrost Viable and Detectable by 16SRNA Analysis:
A Model for Mars

A. I. Tsapin, G. D. McDonald, M. Andrews, R. Bhartia, S. Douglas, and
D. Gilichinsky... 6104


Surface Properties of Mars’ Polar Layered Deposits and Polar Landing Sites
A. R. Vasavada and K. E. Herkenhoff ... 6086


The Chemical Composition of the Martian Surface
H. Wänke, J. Brückner, G. Dreibus, G. W. Lugmair, R. Rieder, and
T. Economou.... 6046


Analysis of Photometry of the Martian Sky and Ground to Determine the
Coupling Between Derived Values of Optical Constants of the Aerosol Particles
and the Surface Reflectivity

E. Wegryn, M. G. Tomasko, and L. R. Doose ... 6215


Thermal and Magnetic History of the Martian Meteorite ALH84001:
Implications for Past Martian Life and Panspermia

B. P. Weiss, J. L. Kirschvink, A. T. Maine, and F. Macdonald... 6204


Atmospheric Energy Limits on Subsurface Life on Mars
B. P. Weiss, Y. L. Yung, and K. H. Nealson ... 6192

 

Petrological Explanations for the Magnetic Anomalies Detected on Mars
C. M. Weitz and M. J. Rutherford ... 6162


Models of the Thermal and Volcanic Evolution of Mars
A. Weizman, D. Prialnik, and M. Podolak ... 6043


An ESA Robotic Package to Search for Life on Mars
F. Westall, A. Brack, P. Clancy, B. Hofmann, G. Horneck, G. Kurat,
J. Maxwell, G. G. Ori, C. Pillinger, F. Raulin, N. Thomas,
and B. Fitton.... 6063


Identifying Fossil Bacteria in Martian Materials
F. Westall, D. S. McKay, and E. K. Gibson Jr. ... 6135


Trapping of Ancient Martian Atmosphere in Meteorite ALH 84001
J. A. Whitby, J. D. Gilmour, and G. Turner ... 6141


Monte Carlo Radiation Transfer Models for Mars
B. A. Whitney, M. J. Wolff, and R. T. Clancy .... 6213


Morphometry of Circum-Chryse Outflow Channels: Preliminary Results
and Implications

R. M. Williams and R. J. Phillips ... 6035


The Martian Surface Boundary Layer
G. R. Wilson and M. Joshi... 6221


Widespread Occurrence of Dikes Within the Olympus Mons Aureole Materials
L. Wilson and P. J. Mouginis-Mark ... 6050


Comparison of Mars GCM Dust Storm Simulations with Viking
Mission Observations

R. J. Wilson and M. I. Richardson ... 6234


The Martian Upper Atmosphere During Phase 2 of Mars Global Surveyor
Aerobraking: Comparison to Predictions

P. G. Withers, S. W. Bougher, and G. M. Keating ... 6073


Some Characteristics of the Martian Aphelion Global Cloud Belt
M. J. Wolff, R. T. Clancy, B. A. Whitney, P. R. Christensen, and
J. C. Pearl... 6173


Ultraviolet Radiation-induced Alteration of Martian Surface Materials
A. S. Yen ... 6076

 

Preliminary Science Results from the Recalibration of IMP Images
R. A. Yingst, R. J. Reid, and P. H. Smith ... 6199


Rock Textures and the Coating Analogues at the Pathfinder Landing Site and
Thiel Mountains, Inland Antarctica

K. Yoshikawa and S. Ishimaru ... 6058


Life and Death on Mars and Earth
K. J. Zahnle and N. H. Sleep .... 6147


A New Viking-based Precise Global Map of Mars
W. Zeitler, G. Niedermaier, J. Oberst, E. Hauber, and R. Jaumann ... 6107


An Open, Snow-based Hydrologic System on Noachian Mars
A. P. Zent.... 6069


Structure of the Martian Polar Deposits
M. T. Zuber. ... 6229


Polar Layered Terrains: Links Between the Martian Volatile and Dust Cycles
R. W. Zurek. ... 6028


Driving Stresses in Mars Polar Ice Caps and Conditions for Ice Flow
H. J. Zwally and J. L. Saba ... 6151

 

 

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