The Open UniversitySkip to content

Data assimilation insights on selecting the most valuable atmospheric measurements

Greybush, S. J.; McConnochie, T. H.; Montabone, L.; Wilson, R. J.; Hoffman, M. J.; Hoffman, R.; Forget, F.; Lewis, S. R.; Miyoshi, T.; Ide, K. and Kalnay, E. (2012). Data assimilation insights on selecting the most valuable atmospheric measurements. In: Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration, 12-14 June 2012, Houston, Texas, USA.

Full text available as:
PDF (Version of Record) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (109Kb)
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


We discuss how objective guidance on selecting the most valuable atmospheric measurements on future Mars spacecraft missions can be provided through already developed Martian atmospheric data assimilation systems, and in particular through Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) which are widely used to design instruments for the Earth’s atmosphere.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 33692
Depositing User: Stephen Lewis
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 15:48
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 05:44
Share this page:

Download history for this item

These details should be considered as only a guide to the number of downloads performed manually. Algorithmic methods have been applied in an attempt to remove automated downloads from the displayed statistics but no guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of the figures.

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340