JPL Technical Report Server

Near-surface temperatures at proposed Mars Exploration Rover land sites

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Martin, T. Z. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bridges, N. T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Murphy, J. R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-16T23:56:37Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-16T23:56:37Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of geophysical research v. 108, no.E12, 8089, doi:10.1029/2003JE002063, 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pasadena, CA, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 03-2943 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/7978
dc.description.abstract Minimum nighttime temperature at the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) landing sites may limit power available for science activities and thus mission lifetime. Here, 1 m air temperature at the end of the nominal 90 sol primary mission are derived for the four primary and three previously considered MER landing sites based on Mars Global Surveyor Thermal Emmision Spectrometer thermal inertia and albedo, estimated opacity, and predictions of air temperature from a one-dimensional atmospheric model. en_US
dc.format.extent 392984 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Mars atmosphere Mars Exploration Rover (MER) surface models en_US
dc.title Near-surface temperatures at proposed Mars Exploration Rover land sites en_US


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search


Browse

My Account