Livio Tornabene Publications

  1. Munaretto et al. Multiband photometry of Martian Recurring Slope Lineae (RSL) and dust-removed features at Horowitz crater, Mars from TGO/CaSSIS color observations, submitted to PSS May 2021, revised Dec 2021, accepted Feb 2022.
  2. Pajola et al. Geology, in-situ resource-identification and engineering analysis of the Vernal crater area (Arabia Terra): a suitable Mars human landing site candidate, PSS, accepted Feb 2022.
  3. *Parkes-Bowen et al. A CaSSIS and HiRISE Map of the Clay-bearing Unit at the ExoMars 2022 Landing Site in Oxia Planum, submitted to PSS May 2021, accepted Jan 2022.
  4. *Sacks et al. Hargraves Crater, Mars: Insights into the internal structure of layered ejecta deposits, ICARUS-D-21-00284, accepted Dec 15, 2021.
  5. *Valentinas et al. Color and Multi-Angular Observations of Martian Slope Streaks, PSS, accepted, Nov 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2021.105373.
  6. *Morse Z. R., Osinski, G. R., Tornabene, L. L.  et al. (2021) Detailed Morphologic Mapping and Traverse Planning for a Rover-based Lunar Sample Return Mission to Schrödinger Basin, Planet. Sci. J., doi: 10.3847/PSJ/ac0728.
  7. Neish, C. D., Cannon, K. M., Tornabene, L. L Flemming, R. L., Zanetti, M. and *E. Pilles (2021), Evidence for glass-bearing surfaces on lunar impact melt deposits, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114392.
  8. *Morse Z. R., Osinski, G. R., Tornabene, L. L.  et al. (2021) Morphologic mapping and interpretation of ejecta deposits from Tsiolkovskiy Crater, MAPS,  doi: 10.1111/maps.13650.
  9. Mandon, L. et al. (2021) Morphological and spectral diversity of the clay-bearing unit at the ExoMars landing site Oxia Planum, Astrobio, doi: 10.1089/ast.2020.2292.
  10. *Caudill, C. M., Osinski G. R., Greenberger R., Tornabene, L. L. and 3 others (2021) Origin of the degassing pipes at the Ries impact structure and implications for impact-induced alteration on Mars and other planetary bodies, MAPS, doi: 10.1111/maps.13600.
  11. *Pilles E. A., Tornabene, L. L. and Osinski, G. R. (2021) Impactite Dykes in Impact Crater Central Uplifts: Insights from Negril Crater, Mars”, ICARUS, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114153.
  12. Greenberger, R. N., Ehlmann, B. L., Osinski G. R., Tornabene, L.L., and Green R. O. (2020) Compositional Heterogeneity of Impact Melt Rocks at the Haughton Impact Structure, Canada: Implications for Planetary Processes and Remote Sensing, JGR-Planets, doi: 10.1029/2019JE006218.
  13. *Choe, B-H., Osinski, G.R., Neish, C., and Tornabene, L. L. (2020) A Modified Semi-Empirical Radar Scattering Model for Weathered Rock Surfaces, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 46:1, 1-14, doi: 10.1080/07038992.2019.1711033.
  14. *Choe, B-H., Osinski, G.R., Neish, C., and Tornabene, L. L. (2019) Polarimetric SAR Signatures for Characterizing Geological Units in the Canadian Arctic, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2019.2946944.
  15. *Harrington, E., *Shaposhnikova, M., Neish, C. D., Tornabene, L. L. and 3 others (2019), A polarimetric SAR and multispectral approach for mapping salt diapirs: Axel Heiberg Island, NU, Canada, CJRS, under revision, doi: 10.1080/07038992.2019.1610656.
  16. Tornabene, L. L., et al., (2019) An orbit-based remote sensing geological assessment of the CanMars Mars Sample Return Analogue Deployment (MSRAD) landing site situated in the Henry Mountains Basin, near Hanksville, Utah, Planet. Space Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2019.04.006.
  17. *Caudill, C.M., Pontefact, A., Osinski, G.R., Tornabene, L.L., and 14 others (2019) CanMars mission science results and review of optimization for sample selection for Mars Sample Return (MSR) based on science operations and procedures. Planet. Space Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2019.04.004.
  18. *Morse, Z., Harrington E., Christoffersen, P., Hill P., Newman, J., Choe, B.H., Tornabene, L.L., Caudill, C.M., and Osinski, G.R. (2019) The Use of GIS and Immersive Technologies in the CanMars Mars Sample Return Analogue Mission; Advantages for Science Interpretation and Operational Decision-Making, Planet. Space Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2019.01.001.
  19. *Bourassa, M., Osinski, G.R., Tornabene, L.L. and 6 others (2019) TEMMI: A Three-Dimensional Exploration Multispectral Microscopic Imager for Planetary Exploration Missions, Planet. Space Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2018.12.002.
  20. *Harrison, T. N., Tornabene, L. L., Osinski, G. R., & Conway, S. J. (2019). Thermal inertia variations from gully and mass-wasting activity in Gasa crater, Mars. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 467(1), 199-210 (GSLSpecPub17-075R1).
  21. Osinski, G. R., 5 others, Tornabene, L. L., (2018). Transitional impact craters on the Moon: Insight into the effect of target lithology on the impact cratering process, MAPS, doi: 10.1111/maps.13226
  22. *Choe, B. H., Tornabene, L. L., and 2 others (2018) Remote Predictive Mapping of the Tunnunik Impact Structure in the Canadian Arctic using Multispectral and Polarimetric SAR Data Fusion. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 1-19.
  23. Osinski, G.R., Battler, M., Caudill, C.M., Francis, R., Haltigin, T., Hipkin, V.J., Kerrigan, M., Pilles, E.A., Pontefract, A., Tornabene, L.L. … & Allard, P. (2018). The CanMars Mars Sample Return analogue mission. Planet. Space Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2018.07.011.
  24. *Caudill, C.M., Osinski, G.R. and Tornabene, L. L. (2018) Ejecta Deposits of Bakhuysen Crater, Mars, ICARUS, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2018.06.001.
  25. Tirsch, D., Bishop, J. L., Yoigt, J., Tornabene, L. L., Erkeling, G., & Jaumann, R. (2018). Geology of central Libya Montes, Mars: Aqueous alteration history from mineralogical and morphological mapping. Icarus. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2018.05.006.
  26. Osinski, G. R., 4 others, Tornabene, L. L., (2018) Igneous rocks formed by hypervelocity impact, J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2018.01.015.
  27. Tornabene, L. L. et al. (2018), Image simulation and assessment of the colour and spatial capabilities of the Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) on the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, Space Sci. Rev., doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0436-7.
  28. Thomas, N. et al. (2017), The Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) for the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, Space Sci. Rev., doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0421-1.
  29. *Morse, Z. R., Osinski G. R. & Tornabene, L. L., (2018) New morphological mapping and interpretation of ejecta deposits from Orientale Basin on the Moon, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.08.010
  30. Robbins, S. J., 8 others, Tornabene, L. L., 2 others,Measuring Impact Crater Depth Throughout the Solar System, MAPS, doi:10.1111/maps.12956.
  31. Tornabene, L. L., Watters, W.A., Osinski, G. R., Boyce, J. M., *Ling, V., *Harrison, T. N., and McEwen, A. S. (2018), A depth versus diameter scaling relationship for the best-preserved melt-bearing complex craters on Mars, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.07.003.
  32. Watters, W. A., 3 others and Tornabene, L. L. (2017)Dependence of crater shape on impact velocity: high-resolution morphometry and simulations of secondary cratering on Mars, JGR-Planets, 10.1002/2017JE005295.
  1. *Hopkins, R., Tornabene, L. L. and Osinski, G.R., The central uplift of Elorza Crater: Insights into its geology and possible relationships to the Valles Marineris and Tharsis regions (2017), Icarus, 284, 284-304.
  2. Sapers, H. M., Osinski, G. R., Flemming, R. L., Buitenhuis, E., Banerjee, N. R., Tornabene, L. L., et al. (2017), Evidence for a spatially extensive hydrothermal system at the Ries impact structure, Germany, MAPS, doi:10.1111/maps.12796
  3. Greenberger, R. N., Mustard, J. F., Osinski, G. R., Tornabene, L. L., et al. (2016) Hyperspectral mapping of alteration assemblages at a hydrothermal calcite-marcasite vug at the Haughton impact structure, Canada, MAPS, doi:10.1111/maps.12716
  4. Chuang, F., Crown, D. A. and Tornabene, L. L. (2016).Zumba Crater, Daedalia Planum, Mars: Geologic Investigation of a Young, Rayed Impact Crater and its Secondary Field, Icarus, 269, 75-90.
  5. Sears, D. W. G., Tornabene, L. L., Osinski, G. R., Hughes, S. S., and Heldmann, J. L. (2015). Formation of the “ponds” on asteroid (433) Eros by fluidization. Planetary and Space Science, 117, 106-118.
  6. *Nuhn, A. M., Tornabene, L. L., Osinski, G. R., & McEwen, A. S. (2015). Morphologic and structural mapping of the central uplift of Betio crater, Thaumasia Planum, Mars. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 518, SPE518-04.
  7. *Harrison, T. N., Osinski, G. R., Tornabene L. L. & Jones, E. (2015), Global Documentation of Gullies with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Context Camera and Implications for Their Formation, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.01.022.
  8. *Ding, N., Bray, V. J., McEwen, A. S., Mattson, S. S., Okubo, C. H., Chojnacki, M., & Tornabene, L. L. (2015). The central uplift of Ritchey crater, Mars. Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.11.001.
  9. Tornabene L. L., and 6 others (including *Craig, M and *Sapers, H.)  (2013) An impact origin for hydrated silicates on Mars: A synthesis, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 118, doi:10.1002/jgre.20082.
  10. Bishop J. L., Tirsch D., Tornabene L. L., and 19 others (2013), Mineralogy and morphology of geologic units at Libya Montes, Mars: Ancient aqueously derived outcrops, mafic flows, fluvial features and impacts, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2012JE004151.
  11. Osinski G. R., Tornabene L. L., and 11 others (2013), Impact-generated hydrothermal systems on Earth and Mars, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.08.030.
  12. *Skok J. R., Mustard J. F., Tornabene L. L., and 3 others (2012), A spectroscopic analysis of Martian crater central peaks: Formation of the ancient crust, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 117, doi: 10.1029/2012JE004148.
  13. *Caudill C. M., Tornabene L. L., and 4 others (2012), Layered Megablocks in Central Uplifts of Impact Craters, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.08.033.
  14. Boyce J. M., et al. (2012), Origin of small pits in Martian impact craters, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.07.027.
  15. Tornabene L. L., and 5 others (2012), Widespread crater-related pitted materials on Mars: further evidence for the role of target volatiles during the impact process, Icarus, 220, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.05.022.
  16. Denevi B. W. et al. (2012), Physical constraints on impact melt properties from LROC NAC images, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.03.020.
  17. Moores J. E., et al. (2012), A Mission Control Architecture for robotic lunar sample return as field tested in an analogue deployment to the sudbury impact structure, Advances in Space Research, 50(12), 1666-1686.
  18. *Burleigh K., Melosh J., Tornabene L. L., and 3 others (2012), Impact Airblasts Trigger Dust Avalanches on Mars, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.10.026.
  19. Banks M. E., Watters T., Robinson M., Tornabene L. L.,  and 2 others (2012), Morphologic analysis of lunar lobate scarps using LROC NAC and LOLA data, JGR, doi:10.1029/2011JE003907.
  20. Osinski G. R., Tornabene L. L. and R. A. F. Grieve (2011), Impact melt and ejecta emplacement on terrestrial planets, EPSL, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.012.
  21. Wray J. J. et al. (2011), Columbus crater and other possible groundwater‐fed paleolakes of Terra Sirenum, Mars, J. Geophys. Res.116, E01001, doi:10.1029/2010JE003694.
  22. *Jones A. P., McEwen A. S., Tornabene L. L., and 3 others (2011), A geomorphic analysis of Hale crater, Mars: insights into the effects of impacts into an ice-rich crust, Icarus, doi: doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.10.014.
  23. Okubo C. H., Tornabene L. L. and Lanza N. L. (2011), Two-dimensional stability assessment of gully alcoves in Gasa crater, Mars, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.09.025.
  24. Golombek M., Robinson K., McEwen A., Bridges N., Ivanov B., Tornabene L. and R. Sullivan (2010), Constraints on Ripple Migration at Meridiani Planum from Opportunity and HiRISE Observations of Fresh Craters, J. Geophys. Res., doi:2010JE003628.
  25. Bray V. J., Tornabene L. L., and 8 others (2010), New insight into lunar impact melt mobility from the LRO Camera, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L21202, doi:10.1029/2010GL044666.
  26. Glotch T. D., Bandfield J. L., Tornabene L. L., and 2 others (2010), Distribution and formation of chloride salts and phyllosilicates in Terra Sirenum, Mars, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, doi: 2010GL044235.
  27. Fairén A. C., Chevrier V., Abramov O., Marzo G. A., Gavin P., Davila A. F., Tornabene L. L., and 10 others (2010), Noachian and more recent phyllosilicates in impact craters on Mars, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.
  28. Marzo G. A., Davilla A. F., Tornabene L. L., and 7 others (2010), Evidence for Hesperian impact-induced hydrothermalism on Mars, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.Icarus.2010.03.013.
  29. Lang N. P., McSween H. Y., Jr., Tornabene L. L., and 2 others (2010) Re-examining the relationship between Apollinaris Patera and basalts of Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., JGR-Planets, doi:10.1029/2009JE003397.
  30. Delamere W. A., Tornabene L. L., and 14 others (2010), Color imaging of Mars by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.Icarus.2009.03.012.
  31. Newsom H. E., Lanza N. L. Ollila A. M., Wiseman S. M., Roush T. L., Marzo G. A. Tornabene L. L., and 4 others (2010) Inverted channel deposits on the floor of Miyamoto crater, Mars, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.Icarus.2009.03.030.
  32. McEwen, A. S., HiRISE operations and Science team (alphabetical listing) (2010) The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) during MRO’s Primary Science Phase (PSP), Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.Icarus.2009.04.023.
  33. Wray. J. J. et al. (2009) Diverse aqueous environments on ancient Mars revealed in the southern highlands, Geology, 37, doi:10.1130/G30331A.1.
  34. Lang N. P., Tornabene L. L., and 2 others (2009), Tharsis-sourced relatively dust-free lavas and their possible relationship to Martian meteorites, J. Volcan. Geotherm. Res., doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.12.014.
  35. Tornabene L. L., Moersch, J., McSween, H. Y. Jr., Hamilton V., Piatek J., and P. Christensen (2008), Surface and crater-exposed lithologic units of the Isidis Basin as mapped by co-analysis of THEMIS and TES derived data products, J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi:10.1029/2007JE002988.
  36. Brown A. J., Byrne, S., Tornabene L. L., and T. Roush (2008) Louth crater: Evolution of a layered water ice mound, Icarus, 196 (2), doi:10.1016/j.Icarus.2007.11.023.
  37. McCoy T. J., Sims M. H., Schmidt M. E., Edwards L., Tornabene L. L., and 14 others (2008), Structure, stratigraphy, and origin of Husband Hill, Columbia Hills, Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2007JE003041.
  38. Keszthelyi L., Jaeger W., McEwen A., Tornabene L. L., and 3 others (2008), High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) images of volcanic terrains from the first 6 months of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Primary Science Phase, J. Geophys. Res., 113, E04005, doi:10.1029/2007JE002968.
  39. Osterloo M., Hamilton V. E., Bandfield J. L., Glotch T. D., Baldridge A. M., Christensen P. R., Tornabene L. L., and F. S. Anderson (2008), Chloride-bearing materials in the southern highlands of Mars, Science, 319, 1651-1654.
  40. Grant J. A., Irwin R. P., Grotzinger J. P., Milliken R. E., Tornabene L. L., and 5 others (2008) HiRISE imaging of impact megabreccia and sub-meter aqueous strata in Holden Crater, Mars, Geology, 36, doi: 10.1130/G24340A.1.
  41. McEwen A. S., and the HiRISE science and operations team (2007), A Closer Look at Water-Related Geologic Activity on Mars, Science, 317, doi: 10.1126/science.1143987.
  42. Tornabene L. L., and 6 others (2006), Identification of large (2–10 km) rayed craters on Mars in THEMIS thermal infrared images: Implications for possible Martian meteorite source regions, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E10006, doi:10.1029/2005JE002600.
  43. McSween H. Y. et al. (2006) Alkaline volcanic rocks from the Columbia Hills, Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E09S91, doi:10.1029/2006JE002698.
  44. Boyce J. M. et al. (2006) Deep Impact Craters in the Isidis and Southwestern Utopia Planitia Regions of Mars: High Target Material Strength as a Possible Cause, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, doi:10.1029/2005GL024462.
  45. McSween H. Y. et al. (2006) Characterization and petrologic interpretation of olivine-rich basalts at Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S10, doi:10.1029/2005JE002477.
  46. Tornabene L. L., and 5 others (2005) Spaceborne visible and thermal infrared lithologic mapping of impact-exposed subsurface lithologies at the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island, Canadian High Arctic: Applications to Mars, MAPS, 40, 1835-1858.
  47. Milam K. A. et al. (2003) THEMIS Characterization of the MER Gusev crater landing site, J. Geophys. Res., 108, E12, 8078, doi:10.1029/2002JE002023.