Recent Publications


Arvidson, R. E., DeGrosse, P. Jr., Grotzinger, J., Heverly, M., Shechet, J., Moreland, S., Newby, M., Stein, N., Steffy, A., Zhou, F., Zastrow, Z., Vasavada, A., Fraeman, A., and Stilley, E., 2017, Relating Geologic Units and Mobility System Kinematics Contributing to Curiosity Wheel Damage at Gale Crater, MarsJournal of Terramechanics, DOI: 10.1016/j.jterra.2017.03.001. [Online]

Ehlmann, B. L., et al., 2017, Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Grain Properties and Namib and High Dunes, Bagnold Dune Field, Gale Crater, Mars: A Synthesis of Curiosity Rover Observations, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, in press.

Lapotre, M., Ehlmann, B., Minson, S., Arvidson, R., Ayoub, F., Fraeman, A., Ewing, R., Bridges, N., 2017, Compositional Variations in Sands of the Bagnold Dunes, Gale Crater, Mars, from Visible-Shortwave Infrared Spectroscopy and Comparison to Ground-Truth from the Curiosity Rover, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, submitted.

Powell, K. E., R. E. Arvidson, M. Zanetti, E. A. Guinness, and S. L. Murchie, 2016, The structural, stratigraphic, and paleoenvironmental record exposed on the rim and walls if Iazu Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, DOI:10.1002/2016JE005196. [Online]

Stein, N. T., Arvidson, R. E., O'Sullivan, J. A., Catalano, J. G., Guinness, E. A., Politte, D. V., Gellert, R., and VanBommel, S. J., 2017, Retrieval of Compositional Endmembers from Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity Observations in a Soil-filled Fracture in Marathon Valley, Endeavour Crater Rim, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, submitted.


Arvidson, R. E., 2016, Aqueous history of Mars as inferred from landed mission measurements of rocks, soils, and water ice, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, DOI:10.1002/2016JE005079. [Online]

Arvidson, R. E., Iagnemma, K., Maimone, M., Fraeman, A., Zhou, F., Heverly, M., Bellutta, P., Rubin, D., Stein, N., Grotzinger, J., Vasavada, A., 2016, Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity megaripple crossings up to sol 710 in Gale Crater, J. Field Robotics, DOI: 10.1002/rob.21647.

Arvidson, R. E., Squyres, S. W., Morris, R. V., Knoll, A. H., Gellert, R., Clark, B. C., Catalano, J. G., Jolliff, B. L., McLennan, S. M., Herkenhoff, K. E., VanBommel, S., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Grotzinger, J. P., Guinness, E. A., Johnson, J. R., Bell III, J. F., Farrand, W. H., Stein, N., Fox, V. K., Golombek, M. P., Hinkle, M. A. G., Calvin, W. M., and de Souza Jr., P. A., 2016, High concentrations of manganese and sulfur in deposits on Murray Ridge, Endeavour Crater, Mars, American Mineralogist, 101, DOI: 10.2138/am-2016-5599. [Online]

Clark, B. C., Morris, R. V., Herkenhoff, K. E., Farrand, W. H., Gellert, R., Jolliff, B. L., Arvidson, R. E., Squyres, S. W., Mittelfehldt, D. W., Ming, D. W., and Yen, A. S., 2016, Esperance: Multiple episodes of aqueous alteration involving fracture fills and coatings at Matijevic Hill, Mars, American Mineralogist, 101, DOI: 10.2138/am-2016-5561.

Fox, V. K., Arvidson, R. E., Guinness, E. A., McLennan, S. M., Catalano, J. G., Murchie, S. L., and Powell, K. E., 2016, Smectite deposits in Marathon Valley, Endeavour Crater, Mars, identified using CRISM hyperspectral reflectance data, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL069108.

Fraeman, A. A., Ehlmann, B. L., Arvidson, R. E., Edwards, C. S., Grotzinger, J. P., Milliken, R. E., Quinn, D. P., and Rice, M. S., 2016, The stratigraphy and evolution of lower Mt. Sharp from spectral, morphological, and thermophysical orbital datasets, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, in press.

Kreisch, C. D., O'Sullivan, J. A., Arvidson, R. E., Politte, D. V., He, L., Stein, N. T., Finkel, J., Guinness, E. A., Wolff, M. J., and Lapotre, M. G. A., 2016, Regularization of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter CRISM along-track oversampled hyperspectral imaging observations of Mars, Icarus, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.09.033. [Online]

Lanza, N. L., Wiens, R. C., Arvidson, R. E., et al., 2016, Oxidation of manganese in an ancient aquifer, Kimberley formation, Gale crater, Mars, Geophys. Res. Lett., DOI: 10/1002/2016GL069109.

Lapotre, M., Ehlmann, B., Minson, S., Arvidson, R., Ayoub, F., Fraeman, A., Ewing, R.C., and Bridges, N.T., 2016, Compositional variations in sands of the Bagnold Dunes at Gale Crater, Mars, from visible-shortwave infrared spectroscopy and comparison to ground-truth from the Curiosity rover, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, in press.

Liu, Y., T. D. Glotch, N. A. Scudder, M. L. Kraner, T. Condus, R. E. Arvidson, E. A. Guinness, M. J. Wolff, M. D. Smith, 2016, End-member identification and spectral mixture analysis of CRISM hyperspectral data: A case study on southwest Melas Chasma, Mars, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, in press.


Johnson, J.B., Kulchitsky, A.V., Duvoy, P., Iagnemma, K., Senatore, C., Arvidson, R.E., and Moore, J., 2015, Discrete element method simulations of Mars Exploration Rover wheel performance, Journal of Terramechanics, 62, doi:10.1016/j.jterra.2015.02.004.

Arvidson, R. E., 2015, Roving on Mars With Opportunity and Curiosity: Terramechanics and Terrain Properties, Proceedings 14th Biennial Int. Conf. Engineering, Science, Construction, in Challenging Environments, L. S. Gertsch and R. B. Malla, Editors, American Soc. Civil Eng., ISBN 978-0-7844-7917-9, 165-173.

Fraeman, A. A., Arvidson, R. E., Grotzinger, J. P., 2015, Curiosity's Traverse from The Kimberley to the Base of Mt. Sharp: An Orbital Data Perspective, Proceedings 14th Biennial Int. Conf. Engineering, Science, Construction, in Challenging Environments, L. S. Gertsch and R. B. Malla, Editors, American Soc. Civil Eng., ISBN 978-0-7844-7917-9, 174-182.

Grotzinger, J. P., Gupta, S., Rubin, D. M., Schieber, J., Sumner, D. Y., Stack, K. M., Vasavada, A. R., Arvidson, R. E., Calef III, F., Edgar, L., Fischer, W. F., Grant, J. A., Kah, L. C., Lamb, M. P., Lewis, K. W., Mangold, N., Minitti, M. E., Palucis, M., Rice, M., Siebach, K., Williams, R.M.E., Yingst, R. A., Blake, D., Blaney, D., Conrad, P., Crisp, J., Dietrich, W. E., Dromart, G., Edgett, K. S., Ewing, R. C., Gellert, R., Griffes, J., Hurowitz, J. A., Kocurek, G., Mahaffy, P., Malin, M. C., McBride, M. J., McLennan, S. M., Mischna, M., Ming, D., Milliken, R., Newsom, H., Oehler, D., Parker, T. J., Vaniman, D., Wiens, R C., and Wilson, S. A., 2015, Deposition, Exhumation, and Paleoclimate of an Ancient Lake Deposit, Gale Crater, MarsScience, 350, DOI: 10.1126/science.aac7575.

Johnson, J. B., Kulchitsky, A. V., Duvoy, P., Iagnemma, K., Senatore, C., Arvidson, R. E., and Moore, J., Discrete Element Method Simulations of Mars Exploration Rover Wheel High -Slip Mobility Tests, 2015, Proceedings 14th Biennial Int. Conf. Engineering, Science, Construction, in Challenging Environments, L. S. Gertsch and R. B. Malla, Editors, American Soc. Civil Eng., ISBN 978-0-7844-7917-9, 183-191.

Arvidson, R. E., Bell III, J.F., Catalano, J.G., Clark, B.C., Fox, V.K., Gellert, R., Grotzinger, J.P., Guinness, E. A., Herkenhoff, K.E., Knoll, A.H., Lapotre, M. G. A., McLennan, S.M., Ming, D.W., Morris, R.V., Murchie, S.L., Powell, K.E., Smith, M.D., Squyres, S.W., Wolff, M.J., and Wray, J.J., 2015, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Opportunity Observations of Burns Formation and Underlying Strata: Crater-Hopping at Meridiani PlanumJ. Geophys. Res. - Planets, 10.1002/2014JE004686.


Arvidson, R. E., Belutta, P., Calef, F., Fraeman, A. A., Garvin, J., Gasnault, O., Grant, J., Grotzinger, J., Hamilton, V., Heverly, M., Iagnemma, K. A., Johnson, J., Lanza, N., Le Mouelic, S., Mangold, N., Ming, D., Mehta, M., Morris, R. V., Newsom, H., Renno, N., Rubin, D., Schieber, J., Sletten, R., Vasavada, A. R., Vizcaino, J., and Wiens, R. C., 2014, Terrain physical properties derived from orbital data and the first 360 sols of Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Observations in Gale CraterJ. Geophys. Res. - Planets, 119, doi: 10.1002/2013JE004605.

Arvidson, R. E., Squyres, S. W., Bell III, J. F., Catalano, J. G., Clark, B. C., Crumpler, L. S., de Souza Jr., P. A., Fairén, A. G., Farrand, W. H., Fox, V. K., Gellert, R., Ghosh, A., Golombek, M. P., Grotzinger, J. P., Guinness, E. A., Herkenhoff, K. E., Jolliff, B. L., Knoll, A. H., Li, R., McLennan, S. M., Ming, D. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Moore, J. M., Morris, R. V., Murchie, S. L., Parker, T. J., Paulsen, G., Rice, J. W., Ruff, S. W., Smith, M. D., and Wolff, M. J., 2014, Ancient Aqueous Environments at Endeavour Crater, MarsScience, 343, doi: 10.1126/science.1248097. [Abstract] [Full text] [Reprint] (Links are available to Science subscribers.)

Cabrol, N. A., Herkenhoff, K., Knoll, A. H., Farmer, J., Arvidson, R. E., Grin, E., Li, R., Fenton, L., Cohen, B., Bell III, J. F., Yingst, R. A., 2014, Sands at Gusev Crater, MarsJ. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2013JE004535.

Crumpler, L. S., Arvidson, R. E., Bell, J., Clark, B. C., Cohen, B. A., Farrand, W. H., Gellert, R., Golombek, M., Grant, J. A., Guinness, E., Herkenhoff, K. E., Johnson, J. R., Jolliff, B., Ming, D. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Parker, T., Rice, J. W., Squyres, S. W., Sullivan, R., and Yen, A. S., 2014, Context of ancient aqueous environments on Mars from in situ geologic mapping at Endeavour Crater, J. Geophys. Res. - Planets, doi: 10.1002/2014JE004699. [Abstract] [Full text]

Duxbury, T. C., Zakharov, A. V., Hoffmann, H., and Guinness, E. A., 2014, Spacecraft Exploration of Phobos and DeimosPlanetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2013.12.008.

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

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

Hamilton, V. E., Vasavada, A. R., Sebastián, E., de la Torre Juárez, M., Ramos, M., Armiens, C., Arvidson, R. E., Carrasco, I., Christensen, P. R., De Pablo, M. A., Goetz, W., Gómez-Elvira, J.,  Lemmon, M. T., Madsen, M. B., Martín-Torres, F. J., Martínez-Frías, J., Molina, A., Palucis, M. C., Rafkin, S. C. R., Richardson, M. I., Yingst, R. A., and Zorzano, M.-P., 2014, Observations and preliminary science results from the first 100 sols of MSL REMS ground temperature sensor measurements at Gale CraterJ. Geophys. Res. - Planets, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JE004520.

Newsom, H. E., Mangold, N., Kah, L. C., Williams, J. M., Arvidson, R. E., Stein, N., Ollila, A. M., Bridges, J. C., Schwenzer, S. P., King, P. L., Grant, J. A., Pinet, P., Bridges, N. T., Calef III, F., Wiens, R. C., Spray, J. G., Vaniman, D. T., Ed. Elston, W., Berger, J. A., Garvin, J. B., Palucis, M. C., and the MSL Science Team, 2014, Gale crater and impact processes - Curiosity's first 364 sols on MarsIcarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.013.

Seelos, K.D., Seelos, F.P., Viviano-Beck, C.E., Murchie, S.L., Arvidson, R.E., Ehlmann, B.L., and Fraeman, A.A., 2014, Mineralogy of the MSL Curiosity Landing Site in Gale Crater as Observed by MRO/CRISMGeophys. Res. Lett., 41, 4880-4887, doi:10.1002/2014GL060310.

Vasavada, R., Chen, A., Calef, F. J., Crisp, J. A., Grotzinger, J. P., and Arvidson, R. E., 2014, Overview of the Mars Science Laboratory mission: Earth to Bradbury Landing and Yellowknife BayJ. Geophys. Res. - Planets, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JE00462.

Zhou, F., Arvidson, R. E., Bennett, K., Trease, B., Lindemann, R., Bellutta, P., Iagnemma, K., and Senatore, C., 2014, Simulations of Mars rover traversesJournal of Field Robotics, 31, pp. 141-160, doi: 10.1002/rob.21483.


Fraeman, A. A., Arvidson, R. E., Catalano, J. G., Grotzinger, J. P., Morris, R. V., Murchie, S. L., Stack, K. M., Humm, D. C., McGovern, J. A., Seelos, F. P., Seelos, K. D., and Viviano, C. E., 2013, A hematite-bearing layer in Gale Crater, Mars: Mapping and implications for past aqueous conditionsGeology, 41, pp. 1103-1106.

Fraeman, A., Murchie, S., Arvidson, R. E., Clark, R., Morris, R., Rivkin, A., Vilas, F. 2014, Spectral absorptions on Phobos and Deimos in the visible/near infrared wavelengths and their compositional constraintsIcarus, 229, 196-205, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.11.021.

Hargitai, H., Wang, J., Stooke, P.J., Karachevtseva, I., Kereszturi, A., and Gede, M., 2013. Map Projections in Planetary Cartography. In Miljenko Lapaine and E. Lynn Usery (Ed.): Choosing a Map Projection. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013


Fraeman, A. A., Arvidson, R. E., Murchie, S. L., Rivkin, A., Bibring, J.-P., Choo, T. H., Gondet, B., Humm, D., Kuzmin, R. O., Manaud, N., and Zabalueva, E. V., 2012,  Analysis of disk-resolved OMEGA and CRISM spectral observations of Phobos and DeimosJ. Geophys. Res., 117, E00J15, doi: 10.1029/2012JE004137.

Liu Y., Arvidson, R. E., Wolff, M. J., Mellon, M. T., Catalano, J. G., Wang, A., and Bishop, J. L., 2012, Lambert albedo retrieval and analyses over Aram Chaos from OMEGA hyperspectral imaging dataJ. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2012JE004056.

Murchie, S. L., Chabot, N. L., Rivkin, A. S., Yen, A. S., Maki, J. N., Trebi-Ollennu, A., Arvidson, R. E., Wang, A., Gellert, R., Daly, M., and Reed, C. L., 2012, Merlin: Mars-Moon exploration, reconnaissance and landed investigation63rd International Astronautical CongressNaples, Italy, IAC-12, A3, 3A, 7, x13775.

Squyres S. W., Arvidson, R. E., Bell III, J. F., Calef III, F., Clark, B. C., Cohen, B. A., Crumpler, L. A., de Souza Jr., P. A. W., Farrand, H., Gellert, R., Grant, J., Herkenhoff, K. E., Hurowitz, J. A., Johnson, J. R., Jolliff, B. L., Knoll, A. H., Li, R., McLennan, S. M., Ming, D. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Parker, T. J., Paulsen, G., Rice, M. S., Ruff, S. W., Schröder, C., Yen, A. S., and Zacny, K., 2012, Ancient impact and aqueous processes at Endeavour Crater, MarsScience, 336, doi: 10.1126/science.1220476.

Wang, J., Scholes, D.M., and Bennett, K.J., 2012. WebGIS Systems for Planetary Data Access at the PDS Geosciences Node. In Peterson, Michael P. (Ed.): Online Maps with APIs and Web Services. ISBN 978-3-642-27484-8. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, pp. 299-313. 

Wang, J., Bennett, K.J., and Guinness, E.A., 2012. Virtual Astronaut for Scientific Visualization—A Prototype for Santa Maria Crater on MarsFuture Internet. 2012; 4(4):1049-1068.


Adams, E., Murchie, S., Arvidson, R. E., Eng, D., Chabot, N., Guo, Y., Trebi-Ollennu, A., Seelos, F. P., 2010, Mission concept for Robotic Exploration of Deimos, 61st International Astronautical Congress, Prague, CZ., IAC-10-A3.5.6.

Arvidson, R. E., Ashley, J. W., Bell III, J. F., Chojnacki, M., Cohen, J., Economou, T. E., Farrand, W. H., Fergason, R., Fleischer, I., Geisler, P., Gellert, R., Golombek, M. P., Grotzinger, J. P., Guinness, E. A., Haberle, R. M., Herkenhoff, K. E., Hermann, J. A., Iagnemma, K. D., Jolliff, B. L., Johnson, J. R., Klingelhöfer, G., Knoll, A. H., Knudson, A. T., Li, R., McLennan, S. M., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Morris, R.V., Parker, T. J., Rice, M. S., Schröder, C., Soderblom, L. A., Squyres, S. W., Sullivan, R. J., Wolff, M. J., 2011, Opportunity Mars Rover Mission: Overview and selected result from Purgatory Ripple to Traverses to Endeavour CraterJ. Geophys. Res.,116, E00F15 doi:2010JE003746.

Crumpler, L. S., et al. 2011, Field reconnaissance geologic mapping of the Columbia Hills, Mars, based on Mars Exploration Rover Spirit and MRO HiRISE observationsJ. Geophys. Res, 116, E00F24, doi: 10.1029/2010JE003749.

Ruff, S. W., Farmer, J. D., Calvin, W. M., Herkenhoff, K. E., Johnson, J. R., Morris, R. V., Rice, M. S., Arvidson, R. E., Bell III, J. F., Christensen, P. R., and Squyres, S. W., 2011, Characteristics, distribution, origin, and significance of opaline silica observed by the Spirit rover in Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00F23, doi:10.1029/2010JE003767.

Trease, B., Arvidson, R. E., Lindemann, R., Bennett, K., Zhou, F., Iagnemma, K., Senatore, C., and Van Dyke, L, 2011, Dynamic Modeling And Soil Mechanics For Path Planning Of Mars Exploration Rovers, Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference.


Andrews-Hanna, J. C., Zuber, M. T., Arvidson, R. E., and Wiseman, S. J., 2010, Early Mars Hydrology: Meridiani playa deposits and the sedimentary record of Arabia TerraJ. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2009JE003485.

Arvidson, R.E., 2010, Introduction to Special Section on Results from the MER Spirit and Opportunity MissionsJ. Geophys. Res., 115, E00F01, doi:10.1029/2010JE003752.

Arvidson, R. E., Bell III, J. F., Bellutta, P., Cabrol, N. A., Catalano, J. G., Crumpler, L., Des Marais, D. J., Estlin, T., Farrand, W., Gellert, R., Grant, J. A., Greenberger, R., Guinness, E. A., Herkenhoff, K. E., Herman, J. A., Iagnemma, K., Johnson, J. R., Klingelhöfer, G., Li, R., Lichtenberg, K. A., Maxwell, S., Ming, D. W., Morris, R. V., Rice, M., Ruff, S., Shaw, A., Siebach, K., de Souza, P., Stroupe, A., Squyres, S. W., Sullivan, R. J., Talley, K., Townsend, J., Wang, A., Wright, J., Yen, A., 2010, Spirit Mars Rover Mission: Overview and Selected Results from the Northern Home Plate Winter Haven to the Side of Scamander CraterJ. Geophys. Res., submitted.

Cull, S., Arvidson, R. E., Morris, R. V., Wolff, M., Mellon, M. T., and Lemmon, M. T., 2010, The Seasonal Ice Cycle at the Mars Phoenix Landing Site: II. Post-Landing CRISM and Ground ObservationsJ. Geophys. Res., 115, E00E19, doi: 10.1029/2009JE003410.

Cull, S., Arvidson, R. E., Catalano, J. G., Ming, D. W., Morris, R. V., Mellon, M. T., and Lemmon, M., 2010, Concentrated perchlorate at the Mars Phoenix landing site: Evidence for thin film liquid water on MarsGeophys. Res. Lett., 37, L22203, doi: 10.1029/2010GL045269.

Cull, S., Arvidson, R. E., Mellon, M. T., Skemer, P., Shaw, A., and Morris, R. V., 2010, Compositions of subsurface ices at the Mars Phoenix landing siteGeophys. Res. Lett., 37, L24203, doi: 10.1029/2010GL045372.

Goetz, W., Pike, W. T., Hviid, S. F., Madsen, M. B., Morris, R. V., Hecht, M. H., Staufer, U., Leer, K., Sykulska, H., Hemmig, E., Marshall, J., Morookian, J. M., Parrat, D., Vijendran, S., Bos, B. J., El Maarry, M. R., Keller, H. U., Kramm, R., Markiewicz, W. J., Drube, L., Blaney, D., Arvidson, R. E., Bell III, J. F., Reynolds, R., Smith, P. H., Woida, P., Woida, R., Tanner, R., 2010, Microscopy analysis of soils at the Phoenix landing site, Mars: Classification of soil particles and description of their optical and magnetic propertiesJ. Geophys. Res.S, 115, E00E22, doi: 10.1029/2009JE003437.

Li, R., He, S., Chen, Y., Tang, M., Tang, P., Di, K., Matthies, L., Arvidson, R. E., Squyres, S. W., Crumpler, L. S., Parker, T., and Sims, M., 2010, MER Spirit Rover Localization: Comparison of Ground Image- and Orbital Image-Based Methods and Science ApplicationsJ. Geophys. Res., 116, E00F16, doi:10.1029/2010JE003773.

Lichtenberg, K., Arvidson, R. E., Morris, R. V., Murchie, S. L., Bishop, J. L., Fernandez-Remolar, D., Glotch, T., Noe Dobrea, E., Mustard, J. F., Andrews-Hanna, J. C., and Roach L., (2010), Stratigraphy of hydrated sulfates in the Sedimentary Deposits of Aram Chaos, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E00D17, doi:10.1029/2009JE003353.

Mehta, M., Renno, N. O., Marshall, J., Grover, M. R., Sengupta, A., Rusch, N. A., Kok, J. F., Arvidson, R. E., Markiewicz, W. J., Lemmon M. T., and Smith, P. H., 2010, Explosive erosion during the Phoenix landing exposes subsurface water on MarsIcarus, S-09-00299, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.10.003

Morris, R. V., Ruff, S. W., Gellert, R., Ming, D. W., Arvidson, R. E., Clark, B. C., Golden, D. C., Siebach, K., Klingelhöfer, G., Schröder, C., Fleischer, I., Yen, A. S., Squyres, S. W., 2010, Identification of Carbonate-Rich Outcrops on Mars by the Spirit RoverScience, doi: 10.1126/science.1189667.

Mushkin, A., Gillespie, A. R., Montgomery, D. R., Schreiber, B. C., and Arvidson, R. E., 2010, Spectral constraints on the composition of low-albedo slope streaks in the Olympus Mons AureoleGeophys. Res. Lett., 37, L22201, doi:10.1029/2010GL044535

Wiseman, S. M., Arvidson, R. E., Morris, R. V., Poulet, F., Murchie, S. L., Seelos, F. P., Bishop, J. L., Andrews-Hanna, J. C., Des Marais, D., and Griffes, J. L., 2010, Spectral and stratigraphic mapping of hydrated sulfate and phyllosilicate-bearing deposits in northern Sinus Meridiani, MarsJ. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2009JE003354.