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2016

Dyl, Kathryn A.; Benedix, Gretchen K.; Bland, Phil A.; Friedrich, Jon M.; Spurný, Pavel; Towner, Martin C.; O'Keefe, Mary Claire; Howard, Kieren; Greenwood, Richard; Macke, Robert J.; Britt, Daniel T.; Halfpenny, Angela; Thostenson, James O.; Rudolph, Rebecca A.; Rivers, Mark L. and Bevan, Alex W. R. (2016). Characterization of Mason Gully (H5): The second recovered fall from the Desert Fireball Network. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 51(3) pp. 596–613.

2014

Lorenz, Ralph D.; Leese, Mark R.; Hathi, Brijen; Zarnecki, John C.; Hagermann, Axel; Rosenberg, Phil; Towner, Martin C.; Garry, James and Svedhem, Håkan (2014). Silence on Shangri-La: attenuation of Huygens acoustic signals suggests surface volatiles. Planetary And Space Science, 90 pp. 72–80. file

2011

Ferri, F.; Lewis, S. R.; Withers, P.; Aboudan, A.; Bettanini, C.; Colombatti, G.; Debei, S.; Golombek, M.; Harri, A. M.; Komatsu, G.; Leese, M. R.; Mäkinen, T.; Müller-Wodarg, I.; Ori, G. G.; Patel, M. R.; Pondrelli, M.; Siili, T.; Tokano, T.; Towner, M. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2011). ExoMars entry, descent and landing science. In: EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011, 2-7 Oct 2011, Nantes. file

Price, M. C.; Conway, S. J.; Towner, M. C. and Burchell, M. J. (2011). Hydrocode modelling of fluvial flow with ANSYS CFX: comparison with Martian analogue lab-scale experiments. In: Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference XLII, 7-11 Mar 2011, The Woodlands, Texas, p. 1771. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Balme, Matthew R.; Pathare, Asmin; Mezger, Steve; Renno, Nilton O.; Towner, Martin; Spiga, Aymeric; Fenton, Lori K.; Michaels, Timothy I.; Saca, Fernando and Elliott, Harvey Michael (2011). Horizontal forward-motion velocities of terrestrial dust devils, comparison with ambient winds, and application to Mars. In: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2011, 5-9 Dec 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.

2010

Atkinson, Karl R.; Zarnecki, John C.; Towner, Martin C.; Ringrose, Timothy J.; Hagermann, Axel; Ball, Andrew J.; Leese, Mark R.; Kargl, Gunter; Paton, Mark D.; Lorenz, Ralph D. and Green, Simon F. (2010). Penetrometry of granular and moist planetary surface materials: Application to the Huygens landing site on Titan. Icarus, 210(2) pp. 843–851. file

Price, M.C.; Conway, S. J. and Towner, M. C. (2010). Modelling fluvial flow with Ansys fluent and comparison with Martian analogue lab-scale experiments and Martian gullies. In: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts C759.

Conway, Susan; Balme, Matthew; Murray, John and Towner, Martin (2010). Quantitive analysis of gully long profiles on Earth and Mars. In: EGU General Assembly 2010, 2-7 May 2010, Vienna, Austria, p. 9889. file

Conway, S. J.; Balme, M. R.; Towner, M. C. and Murray, J. B. (2010). Can water move sediment on present-day Mars? Insights into gully formation from laboratory simulations. In: Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference XLI, 1-5 Mar 2010, The Woodlands, Texas, p. 1894. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Conway, S. J.; Balme, M. R.; Murray, J. B.; Towner, M. C.; Okubu, C. and Grindrod, P.M. (2010). Geomorphic analysis of the formation processes of Martian gullies. In: Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference XLI, 1-5 Mar 2010, The Woodlands, Texas, p. 1881. restricted access item, not available for direct download

2009

Olsson-Francis, Karen; Towner, Martin C.; de La Torre, Rosa and Cockell, Charles S. (2009). Survival of akinetes (resting-state cells of cyanobacteria) in low earth orbit and simulated extraterrestrial conditions. Origins Of Life And Evolution Of The Biosphere, 39(6) pp. 565–579.

Hathi, B.; Ball, A. J.; Colombatti, G.; Ferri, F.; Leese, M. R.; Towner, M. C.; Withers, P.; Fulchigioni, M. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2009). Huygens HASI servo accelerometer: a review and lessons learned. Planetary and Space Science, 57(12) pp. 1321–1333. file

Lorenz, R.; Kargl, G.; Ball, A.; Zarnecki, J.; Towner, M.; Leese, M.; McDonnell, J.; Atkinson, K.; Hathi, B. and Hagermann, A. (2009). Titan surface mechanical properties from the SSP ACC-I record of the impact deceleration of the Huygens probe. In: Kargl, G.; Kömle, N.; Ball, A. and Lorenz, R. D. eds. Penetrometry in the Solar System II. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, pp. 147–155.

Metzger, S. M.; Balme, M.; Towner, M.; Bos, B. and Pathare, A. (2009). Direct in-situ measurement of natural dust devil sediment loading and flux. In: 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 23-27 Mar 2009, Houston, USA.

Conway, S. J.; Balme, M. R.; Murray, J. B. and Towner, M. C. (2009). Debris flow as a mechanism for forming martian gullies. In: 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 23-27 Mar 2009, Houston, USA.

Conway, S. J.; Decaulne, A.; Balme, M. R.; Murray, J. B. and Towner, M. C. (2009). Using patterns of debris flow erosion and deposition in the Icelandic Westfjords to delineate hazard zones. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009, 19-24 Apr 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Conway, S. J.; Balme, M. R.; Murray, J. B. and Towner, M. C. (2009). Debris Flow as a Mechanism for Forming Martian Gullies. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009, 19-24 Apr 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Towner, Martin (2009). Characteristics of large Martian dust devils using Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging System visual and infrared images. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 114(e2) E02010. file

Bland, Phillip A.; Spurny, Pavel; Towner, Martin C.; Bevan, Alex W. R.; Singleton, Andrew T.; Bottke, William F.; Greenwood, Richard C.; Chesley, Steven R.; Shrbenỳ, Lukas; Borovička, Jiri; Ceplecha, Zdenek; McClafferty, Terence P.; Vaughan, David; Benedix, Gretchen K.; Deacon, Geoff; Howard, Kieren T.; Franchi, Ian A. and Hough, Robert M. (2009). An anomalous basaltic meteorite from the innermost main belt. Science, 325 pp. 1525–1527.

2008

Hathi, B.; Ball, A. J.; Banaszkiewicz, M.; Daniell, P. M.; Garry, J. R. C.; Hagermann, A.; Leese, M. R.; Lorenz, R. D.; Rosenberg, P. D.; Towner, M. C. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2008). In situ thermal conductivity measurements of Titan's lower atmosphere. Icarus, 197(2) pp. 579–584.

Hagermann, Axel; Towner, Martin; Rosenberg, Philip; Garry, J R; Svedhem, H; Leese, Mark; Hathi, Brijen; Lorenz, R D and Zarnecki, John (2008). The Huygens surface science package sound speed measurements and the methane content of Titan's atmosphere (A). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(5) p. 3401.

Colombatti, G.; Withers, P.; Ferri, F.; Aboudan, A.; Ball, A. J.; Bettanini, C.; Gaborit, V.; Harri, A. M.; Hathi, B.; Leese, M. R.; Makinen, T.; Stoppato, P. L.; Towner, M. C.; Zarnecki, J. C.; Angrilli, F. R. and Fulchignoni, M. (2008). Reconstruction of the trajectory of the Huygens probe using the Huygens Atmospheric Structure Instrument (HASI). Planetary And Space Science, 56(5) pp. 586–600.

Conway, S. J.; Balme, M. R.; Murray, J. B.; Towner, M. C. and Kim, J. R. (2008). Icelandic debris flows and their relationship to Martian gullies. In: LPI Contributions, 1303 pp. 25–26. file

2007

Lorenz, Ralph D.; Zarnecki, John C.; Towner, Martin C.; Leese, Mark R.; Ball, Andrew J.; Hathi, Brijen; Hagermann, Axel and Ghafoor, Nadeem A. L (2007). Descent motions of the Huygens probe as measured by the Surface Science Package (SSP): Turbulent evidence for a cloud layer. Planetary and Space Science, 55(13) pp. 1936–1948.

Ringrose, T. J.; Patel, M. R.; Towner, M. C.; Balme, M.; Metzger, S. M. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2007). The meteorological signatures of dust devils on Mars. Planetary And Space Science, 55(14) pp. 2151–2163.

Hagermann, A.; Rosenberg, P. D.; Towner, M. C.; Garry, J. R. C.; Svedhem, H.; Leese, M. R.; Hathi, B.; Lorenz, R. D. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2007). Speed of sound measurements and the methane abundance in Titan's atmosphere. Icarus, 189(2) pp. 538–543.

2006

Towner, M.C.; Garry, J.R.C.; Lorenz, R.D.; Hagermann, A.; Hathi, B.; Svedhem, H.; Clark, B.C.; Leese, M.R. and Zarnecki, J.C. (2006). Physical properties of Titan's surface at the Huygens landing site from the Surface Science Package Acoustic Properties sensor (API-S). Icarus, 185(2) pp. 457–465.

Quinn, Richard C.; Zent, Aaron P.; Garry, James R. C.; Ringrose, Timothy J.; Towner, Martin C. and Grunthaner, Frank J. (2006). An atmospheric oxidation monitor based on in situ thin-film deposition. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 114(2) pp. 841–848.

Hagermann, A.; Ball, A.J.; Hathi, B.; Leese, M.R.; Lorenz, R.D.; Rosenberg, P.D.; Towner, M.C. and Zarnecki, J.C. (2006). Inferring the composition of the liquid Surface on Titan at the Huygens probe landing site from Surface Science Package measurements. Advances in Space Research, 38(4) pp. 794–798.

Towner, M. C.; Garry, J. R. C.; Svedhem, H.; Hagermann, A.; Clark, B. C.; Lorenz, R. D.; Leese, M. R.; Hathi, B. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2006). Constraints on the Huygens landing site topography from the Surface Science Package Acoustic Properties Instrument. In: 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 Mar 2006, Houston, Texas, USA. file

2005

Fulchignoni, M.; Ferri, F.; Angrilli, F.; Ball, A.J.; Bar-Nun, A.; Barucci, M.A.; Bettanini, C.; Bianchini, G.; Borucki, W.; Colombatti, G.; Coradini, M.; Coustenis, A.; Debei, S.; Falkner, P.; Fanti, G.; Flamini, E.; Gaborit, V.; Grard, R.; Hamelin, M.; Harri, A.M.; Hathi, B.; Jernej, I.; Leese, M.R.; Lehto, A.; Lion Stoppato, P.F.; López-Moreno, J.J.; Mäkinen, T.; McDonnell, J.A.M.; McKay, C.P.; Molina-Cuberos, G.; Neubauer, F.M.; Pirronello, V.; Rodrigo, R.; Saggin, B.; Schwingenschuh, K.; Sieff, A.; Simões, F.; Svedhem, H.; Tokano, T.; Towner, M.C.; Traunter, R.; Withers, P. and Zarnecki, J.C. (2005). In situ measurements of the physical characteristics of Titan's environment. Nature, 438(7069) pp. 785–791.

Zarnecki, John; Leese, Mark; Hathi, Brijen; Ball, Andrew; Hagermann, Axel; Towner, Martin; Lorenz, R. D.; McDonnell, James; Green, Simon F.; Patel, Manish; Ringrose, Tim; Rosenberg, Philip; Atkinson, K; Paton, M. D.; Banaszkiewicz, M.; Clark, B. C.; Ferri, F.; Fulchignoni, M; Ghafoor, N. A. L.; Kargl, G.; Svedhem, H.; Delderfield, J.; Grande, M.; Parker, D. J.; Challenor, P. G. and Geake, J. E. (2005). A soft solid surface on Titan as revealed by the Huygens Surface Science Package. Nature, 438(7069) pp. 792–795.

Hagermann, A.; Zarnecki, J.C.; Towner, M.C.; Rosenberg, P.D.; Lorenz, M.C.; Leese, R.D.; Hathi, B. and Ball, A.J. (2005). Physical properties as indicators of liquid compositions: derivation of the composition for Titan's surface liquids from the Huygens SSP measurements. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 359(2) pp. 637–642.

2004

Towner, M.C.; Patel, M.R.; Ringrose, T.J.; Zarnecki, J.C.; Pullan, D.; Sims, M.R.; Haapanala, S.; Harri, A-.M.; Polkko, J.; Wilson, C.F.; Zent, A.P.; Quinn, R.C.; Grunthaner, F.J.; Hecht, M.H. and Garry, J.R.C. (2004). The Beagle 2 environmental sensors: science goals and instrument description. Planetary and Space Science, 52(13) pp. 1141–1156.

Metzger, S. M.; Balme, M.; Greeley, R.; Ringrose, T.; Towner, M. and Zarnecki, J. (2004). Surface Profiling of Natural Dust Devils. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Ringrose, Tim; Towner, Martin and Zarnecki, John (2004). Diurnal Dust Devil Behaviour for the Viking 1 Landing Site: Sols 1 to 30. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Patel, M. R.; Towner, M. C.; Zarnecki, J. C.; Leese, M. R.; Davies, A. and Husbands, A. (2004). A miniature UV-VIS spectrometer for the surface of Mars. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Towner, M. C.; Ringrose, T. J.; Patel, M. R; Balme, M.; Metzger, S. M.; Greeley, R. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2004). A close encounter with a terrestrial dust devil. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA. file

2003

Ringrose, Tim; Towner, Martin and Zarnecki, John (2003). Viking Lander 1 and 2 revisited: The characterisation and detection of Martian dust devils. In: Sixth International Conference on Mars, 20-25 Jul 2003, Pasadena, California, U.S. file

Ringrose, T.J.; Towner, M.C. and Zarnecki, J.C. (2003). Convective vortices on Mars: a reanalysis of Viking Lander 2 meteorological data, sols 1–60. Icarus, 163(1) pp. 78–87.

Sims, Mark R.; Pullan, D.; Fraser, George W.; Whitehead, S.; Sykes, J.; Holt, J.; Butcher, Gillian I.; Nelms, Nick; Dowson, J.; Ross, D.; Bicknell, C.; Crocker, M.; Favill, B.; Wells, Alan A.; Richter, L.; Kochan, H.; Hamacher, Hans; Ratke, L.; Griffiths, Andrew D.; Coates, A. J.; Phillips, N.; Senior, A.; Zarnecki, John C.; Towner, M. C.; Leese, M.; Patel, M.; Wilson, C.; Thomas, Nicolas; Hviid, S.; Josset, Jean-Luc; Klingelhoefer, G.; Bernhardt, B.; van Duijn, P.; Sims, G. and Yung, K. L. (2003). Performance characteristics of the PAW instrumentation on Beagle 2 (the astrobiology lander on ESA's Mars Express Mission). In: Hoover, Richard B.; Rozanov, Alexei Y. and Paepe, Roland R. eds. Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology V (Proceedings Volume). Proceedings of SPIE, 4859 (4859). San Deigo, California: SPIE, pp. 32–44.

Balme, Matthew; Metzger, Stephen; Towner, Martin; Ringrose, Tim; Greeley, Ronald and Iversen, James (2003). Friction wind speeds in dust devils: a field study. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(16) p. 1830.

Withers, Paul; Towner, M.C.; Hathi, B. and Zarnecki, J.C. (2003). Analysis of entry accelerometer data: A case study of Mars Pathfinder. Planetary and Space Science, 51(9-10) pp. 541–561.

Towner, M. C.; Ringrose, T. J.im; Patel, M. R.; Pullan, D.; Sims, M. R.; Haapanala, S.; Harri, A.-M.; Polkko, J.; Wilson, C. F. and Zarnecki, J. C. (2003). The Beagle 2 environmental sensors: intended measurements and scientific goals. In: Sixth International Conference on Mars, 20-25 Jul 2003. file

2002

Ringrose, Tim; Towner, Martin and Zarnecki, John (2002). Convective Vortices on Mars: A Reanalysis of Viking Lander 2 Meteorological Data, Sols 1-50. In: 33rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11-15 Mar 2002, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Withers, Paul; Hathi, Brijen; Towner, Martin and Zarnecki, John (2002). Development of software for analysing entry accelerometer data in preparation for the Beagle 2 mission to Mars: towards a publicly available toolkit. In: 33rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11-15 Mar 2002, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Patel, M. R.; Zarnecki, J. C. and Towner, M. C. (2002). The martian surface UV environment: theoretical modelling and in-situ measurements. In: The Evolving Sun and its Influence on Planetary Environments, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 269, 2002, 2002.

2001

Ringrose, Tim; Zarnecki, John; Towner, Martin; Kapartis, S. and Strachan, R. (2001). Martian Dust Devil Detection with the Beagle 2 Wind Sensor. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 Mar 2001, Houston, Texas, USA. file

Garry, J. R. C. and Towner, M. C. (2001). Sonar behaviour in non-terrestrial ocean exploration. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 Mar 2001, Houston, Texas, USA. file

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