Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth


Mars Volatiles (and Meteorology and Dust)

Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Dramatic changes in the telescopic appearance of Mars led to the early inference that dust storms occurred on that planet. Local and transient yellow clouds have been observed at many localities and seasons, but global scale obscurations occur predominately when Mars is near perihelion.


    1. The seasonal variation of atmospheric pressure on Mars as affected by the south polar cap (pages 2923–2927)

      Seymour L. Hess, Robert M. Henry, James E. Tillman

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02923

    2. Thermal tides and Martian dust storms: Direct evidence for coupling (pages 2956–2968)

      Conway B. Leovy, Richard W. Zurek

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02956

    3. Thermal infrared properties of the Martian atmosphere: 3. Local dust clouds (pages 2853–2863)

      Alan R. Peterfreund, Hugh H. Kieffer

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02853

    4. The vertical distribution of Mars water vapor (pages 2875–2879)

      Donald W. Davies

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02875

    5. Thermal infrared properties of the Martian atmosphere: 1. Global behavior at 7, 9, 11, and 20 μm (pages 2830–2842)

      Terry Z. Martin, Alan R. Peterfreund, Ellis D. Miner, Hugh H. Kieffer, Garry E. Hunt

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02830

    6. Global seasonal variation of water vapor on Mars and the implications for permafrost (pages 2881–2888)

      C. B. Farmer, P. E. Doms

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02881

    7. Formation of Martian flood features by release of water from confined aquifers (pages 2995–3007)

      Michael H. Carr

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02995

    8. Mars volatiles (and meteorology and dust) (page 2793)

      Hugh H. Kieffer

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02793

    9. Seasonal recession of Mars' south polar cap as seen by Viking (pages 2889–2922)

      Philip B. James, Geoffrey Briggs, Jeffrey Barnes, Andrea Spruck

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02889

    10. Frontal systems during passage of the Martian north polar hood over the Viking Lander 2 site prior to the first 1977 dust storm (pages 2947–2955)

      James E. Tillman, Robert M. Henry, Seymour L. Hess

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02947

    11. Properties and effects of dust particles suspended in the Martian atmosphere (pages 2929–2945)

      James B. Pollack, David S. Colburn, F. Michael Flasar, Ralph Kahn, C. E. Carlston, D. Pidek

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02929

    12. Mars atmospheric phenomena during major dust storms, as measured at surface (pages 2821–2829)

      J. A. Ryan, R. M. Henry

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02821

    13. Evolution of Martian polar landscapes: Interplay of long-term variations in perennial ice cover and dust storm intensity (pages 2975–2994)

      James A. Cutts, Karl R. Blasius, W. James Roberts

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02975

    14. Thermal infrared properties of the Martian atmosphere: 2. The 15-μm band measurements (pages 2843–2852)

      Terry Z. Martin, Hugh H. Kieffer

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02843

    15. Viking Orbiter imaging observations of dust in the Martian atmosphere (pages 2795–2820)

      G. A. Briggs, W. A. Baum, J. Barnes

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1029/JB084iB06p02795

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