Oral Program TP5

TP5

Mars' Atmosphere and Surface
Conveners: E. Hauber , A. Fedorova 
Co-Conveners: G. Erkeling , J.-Y. Chaufray 
Session details
Oral Program
 / Mon, 28 Sep, 09:00–10:30 / 14:00–19:15 / Room Jupiter
 / Tue, 29 Sep, 09:00–12:30 / 14:00–17:30 / Room Saturn
Poster Program
 / Attendance Tue, 29 Sep, 17:45–19:15 / Poster Area
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Monday, 28 Sep 2015
Room: Jupiter
Chairperson: E. Hauber
Landing sites

09:00–09:15
EPSC2015-862
A potential Mars 2020 rover landing site at a delta in Magong Crater, Mars
E. Hauber, T. Platz, L. Le Deit, S. van Gasselt, K. Kinch, M.B. Madsen, and H. Rosenberg
09:15–09:30
EPSC2015-848
Probability of solar panel clearing events at the Insight landing sites (Mars) from a dust devil track survey
D. Reiss and R. D. Lorenz
09:30–09:45
EPSC2015-697
ExoMars 2018: the candidate landing sites
D. Loizeau, J. C. Bridges, J. L. Vago, E. Hauber, J. Flahaut, F. Westall, A. G. Fairen, and Expo Mas Team and the ExoMars LSSWG
09:45–10:00
EPSC2015-684
ExoMars 2018 Rover Candidate Landing Sites: Aram Dorsum and the Hypanis Vallis Delta
E Sefton-Nash, S Gupta, M Balme, P Grindrod, P Fawdon, J Davis, P Sidiropoulos, V Yershov, and J-P. Muller
10:00–10:15
EPSC2015-574
Modelling the performances of the WISDOM radar on the Oxia Planum potential landing site for ExoMars
V. Ciarletti, Y. Hervé, S. Dorizon, A. Le Gall, C. Quantin, J. Broyer, J. Davis, and P. Grindrod
10:15–10:30
EPSC2015-338
Martian surface microtexture from orbital observations
J. Fernando, F. Schmidt, and S. Douté
Coffee break
Water, Ice and Hellas

14:00–14:15
EPSC2015-636
Braided alluvial fan in the Terra Sirenum region, Mars
S. Adeli, E. Hauber, L. Le Deit, M.G. Kleinhans, T. Platz, P. Fawdon, and R. Jaumann
14:15–14:30
EPSC2015-921
Fluvio-lacustrine Landforms and Associated Phyllosilicates of a Paleolake at Libya Montes, Mars: Evidence of Complex Hydrologic activity
G. Erkeling, M. A. Ivanov, D. Reiss, H. Hiesinger, J. L. Bishop, D. Tirsch, L. L. Tornabene, and R. Jaumann
14:30–14:45
EPSC2015-41
Production of liquid water on Mars by basal melting of ice sheets: a glacial interpretation of the 3 Ga old Thumbprint Terrain in Isidis Planitia
O. Bourgeois, O. Souček, S. Pochat, and T. Guidat
14:45–15:00
EPSC2015-183
Grid Mapping of Hellas Planitia – Preliminary Results from the Northern Impact Rim
M. Voelker, E. Hauber, S. van Gasselt, and R. Jaumann
15:00–15:15
EPSC2015-210
Photogeologic map of the Hellas basin floor, Mars: Nature, origin, and sequence of major infill units
H. Bernhardt, H. Hiesinger, M. Ivanov, G. Erkeling, O. Ruesch, and D. Reiss
15:15–15:30
EPSC2015-260
Ice flow in the deepest part of Mars: the banded terrain in Hellas basin.
X. Diot, M.R. El Maarry, K.P. Norton, F. Schlunegger, N. Thomas, L. Guallini, and P. M. Grindrod
Coffee break
Chairperson: G. Erkeling
Erosion and Volatiles

16:00–16:15
EPSC2015-442
Long-Term evolution of the erosion rates during Early Mars
C. Quantin-Nataf, R.A. Craddock, F. Dubuffet, L. Lozac'h, and M. Martinot
16:15–16:30
EPSC2015-876
The Present Near-Surface Inventory of Water on Mars: How Well Does it Constrain the Past Inventory and the Existence of a Former Ocean?
S. Clifford and F. McCubbin
16:30–16:45
EPSC2015-111
Thermal cracking of CO2 slab ice as the main driving force for albedo increase of the martian seasonal polar caps
S. Philippe, B. Schmitt, P. Beck, and O. Brissaud
16:45–17:00
EPSC2015-254
The role of sublimation and condensation on the development of ice sedimentation waves on the North Polar Cap of Mars
C. Herny, S. Carpy, O. Bourgeois, M. Masse, A. Spiga, S. Le Mouélic, L. Perret, I.B. Smith, and S. Rodriguez
17:00–17:15
EPSC2015-786
Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars: Atmospheric Origin?
AS McEwen, M Chojnacki, C Dundas, L Ojha, M Masse, E Schaefer, and C Leung
17:15–17:30
EPSC2015-533
Defrosting processes on the Russell crater megadune of Mars: quantitative analysis and interpretation
S. Douté, C. Wu, X. Guo, and B. Luo
Break
Surface-atmosphere interaction

17:45–18:00
EPSC2015-421
CO2-driven formation of gullies on Mars
C. Pilorget and F. Forget
18:00–18:15
EPSC2015-649
Towards identifying mass wasting by change detection in HiRISE images of the north pole of Mars
L. Fanara, K. Gwinner, E. Hauber, and J. Oberst
18:15–18:30
EPSC2015-436
3D Modelling of the impact of outflow channel events on Late Hesperian Mars climate.
M. TURBET, F. FORGET, R. WORDSWORTH, and J.W. HEAD
18:30–18:45
EPSC2015-580
Tests of GCM pressure predictions for water ice stability using Mars Odyssey Neutron Spectrometer data
J. T. Wilson, V. R. Eke, R. J. Massey, R. C. Elphic, W. C. Feldman, S. Maurice, and L. F. A. Teodoro
18:45–19:00
EPSC2015-247
Binding of methane to activated mineral surfaces – a methane sink on Mars?
P. Nørnberg, S.J. Knak Jensen, J. Skibsted, H.J. Jakobsen, I.L. ten Kate, H.P. Gunnlaugsson, J.P. Merrison, K. Finster, Ebbe Bak, J.J. Iversen, and J.C. Kondrup
19:00–19:15
EPSC2015-602
Surface release of methane on Mars: A model study in the framework of the future NOMAD mission
S. Viscardy, F. Daerden, L. Neary, A. García Muñoz, and A.-C. Vandaele and the the NOMAD team

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015
Room: Saturn
Chairperson: M.A. Lopez-Valverde
Water, clouds and dust

09:00–09:15
EPSC2015-215
A high resolution study of the Martian water cycle with a global climate model
A. Pottier, F. Montmessin, F. Forget, T. Navarro, E. Millour, J.-B. Madeleine, and A. Spiga
09:15–09:30
EPSC2015-610
Impact of Radiatively Active Water Ice Clouds in the GEM-Mars GCM
L. Neary and F. Daerden
09:30–09:45
EPSC2015-620 | Presentation
Climatology of Martian water ice clouds from Mars Express/OMEGA: derivation of the diurnal cycle
A. Szantai, J. Audouard, J.-B. Madeleine, F. Forget, A. Pottier, B. Gondet, Y. Langevin, and J.-P. Bibring
09:45–10:00
EPSC2015-249
High altitude plumes at Mars morning terminator
A. Sanchez-Lavega, A. Garcia Muñoz, E. Garcia Melendo, S. Perez-Hoyos, J. M. Gomez Forrellad, C. Pellier, M. Delcroix, M. A. Lopez Valverde, F. González Galindo, W. Jaeschke, D. Parker, J. Phillips, and D. Peach
10:00–10:15
EPSC2015-607
Forecasting atmospheric dust loading on Mars using statistics of past observations
L. Montabone, F. Forget, and E. Millour
10:15–10:30
EPSC2015-502
Data assimilation of temperature and aerosols on Mars
T. Navarro, F. Forget, and E. Millour
Coffee break
Chairperson: E. Millour
Photochemistry, meteorology, isotopes and instrumentation

11:00–11:15
EPSC2015-420
Coupling Photochemistry to the NASA Mars Climate Modeling Center 3D Mars Global Circulation Model (gcm2.1v24)
A. Brecht, M. Kahre, R. Haberle, J. Hollingsworth, and F. Lefevre
11:15–11:30
EPSC2015-103 | Presentation
Meteorological Circulations at Gale Environment Through Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) Observations and Mesoscale Modeling (MRAMS)
J. Pla-García and S. Rafkin
11:30–11:45
EPSC2015-508
Micro-Ares, An electric field sensor for ExoMars 2016
G Déprez, F Montmessin, O Witasse, L Lapauw, F Vivat, S Abbaki, P Granier, D Moirin, R Trautner, R Hassen-Khodja, E d'Almeida, L Chardenal, J-J Berthelier, F Espositi, S Debei, S Rafkin, and E Barth
11:45–12:00
EPSC2015-788 | Presentation
Daily Variation of Heavy Carbon Dioxide in Mars Atmosphere
T. A. Livengood, Th Kostiuk, J. Kolasinski, T. Hewagama, W. G. Henning, M Sornig, T. Stangier, P. Krause, and G. Sonnabend
12:00–12:15
EPSC2015-110
A map of D/H on Mars using high-resolution spectroscopy with EXES aboard SOFIA
T. Encrenaz, M. Richter, C. DeWitt, T. Greathouse, T. Fouchet, F. Montmessin, F. Lefèvre, B. Bézard, S. Atreya, M. Case, and N. Ryde
12:15–12:30
EPSC2015-213
Science objectives and Expected performances of NOMAD, an ExoMars TGO instrument
S. Robert, A.C. Vandaele, I. Thomas, F. Daerden, C. Depiesse, R. Drummond, L. Neary, Y. Willame, J.J. Lopez-Moreno, J. Rodriguez-Gomez, M.R. Patel, and G. Bellucci and the NOMAD team
Lunch break
Chairperson: F. Gonzalez-Galindo
Upper atmosphere: MAVEN results

14:00–14:15
EPSC2015-731
Early MAVEN results on the Mars Upper Atmosphere and Atmospheric Loss to Space
B. M. Jakosky, J. M. Grebowsky, and J. G. Luhmann
14:15–14:30
EPSC2015-410
First Results From MAVEN’s Imaging UV Spectrograph
N. Schneider, W.E. McClintok, A.I.F. Stewart, J. Deighan, J.T. Clarke, G.M. Holsclaw, F. Montmessin, F. Lefevre, J.Y. Chaufray, S.K. Jain, A. Stiepen, M.S. Chaffin, M. Crismani, M. Matta, J.S. Evans, M.H. Stevens, R.V. Yelle, and B.M. Jakosky and the MAVEN IUVS Team
14:30–14:45
EPSC2015-751
Initial Results from the MAVEN IUVS Echelle
J. Clarke, M. Matta, W. McClintock, N. Schneider, J. Deighan, I. Stewart, G. Holsclaw, and B. Jakowsky
14:45–15:00
EPSC2015-401
Martian CO2 and O2 abundances obtained from MAVEN/IUVS stellar occultations
H. Gröller, R. V. Yelle, F. Montmessin, G. Lacombe, N. M. Schneider, I. Stewart, J. Deighan, W. E. McClintock, J. T. Clarke, G.M. Holsclaw, and B. M. Jakosky
15:00–15:15
EPSC2015-898
MAVEN measurements of photochemical escape of oxygen from the Martian atmosphere
R. J. Lillis, J. Deighan, J. L. Fox, S. W. Bougher, T. E. Cravens, Y. Lee, P. R. Mahaffy, M. Benna, M. K. Elrod, L. Andersson, and J. McFadden
15:15–15:30
EPSC2015-316
MHD Model Results of Solar Wind Plasma Interaction with Mars and Comparison with MAVEN Observations during Quiet Solar Wind Conditions
Y. Ma, C. Russell, A.F. Nagy, G. Toth, J.S. Halekas, J.E.P. Connerney, J.R. Espley, P.R. Mahaffy, Mhedi Benna, and James McFadden
Coffee break
Chairperson: S. Curry
Ionosphere and Magnetosphere

16:00–16:15
EPSC2015-146
Mars’ “Magnetospheric” Response to Interplanetary Field Orientation: Inferences from Models for MAVEN Investigation
J.G. Luhmann, C. Dong, Y-J. Ma, S.M. Curry, K. Alvarez, T. Hara, J. Halekas, D. A. Brain, S. Bougher, and J. Espley
16:15–16:30
EPSC2015-541
Towards real-time Martian external magnetic field proxies
B. Langlais and F. Civet
16:30–16:45
EPSC2015-528
Martian ionospheric response to low solar activity as observed by multiple datasets
B. Sanchez - Cano, O. Witasse, M. Lester, S.E. Milan, B.E.S. Hall, P.-L. Blelly, K. Peter, M. Grandin, M. Cartacci, and M. Pätzold
16:45–17:00
EPSC2015-445
The Martian ionosphere: comparison of a global climate model with MARSIS data
F. González-Galindo, F. Němec, M.A. López-Valverde, J.-Y. Chaufray, F. Forget, D.D. Morgan, C. Diéval, and D.A. Gurnett
17:00–17:15
EPSC2015-597 | Presentation
Cold Ion Escape from the Martian Ionosphere
M. Fränz, E. Dubinin, D. Andrews, H. Nilsson, S. Barabash, and A. Fedorov
17:15–17:30
EPSC2015-174
Precipitation of energetic neutral atoms on the Martian upper atmosphere: hybrid simulation
X.-D. Wang, E. Kallio, M. Alho, R. Jarvinen, S. Barabash, and Y. Futaana