C. S. Edwards, Ph.D.

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Manuscripts In Submission


30) Edwards, C. S. and S. Piqueux, The Water Content of Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars, (under review, GRL)

29) Stack, K.M, F. Calef, L. Edgar, K. Edgett, C. S. Edwards, A. Fraeman, J. P. Grotzinger, S. Gupta, S. Jacob, L. LeDeit, K. W. Lewis, M. S. Rice, D. Rubin, D. Y. Sumner, R. M. E. Williams, K. H. Williford, Comparing Orbital and in situ mapping of an ancient sedimentary environment, Aeolis Palus, Gale crater, Mars

28) Nowicki, S. A., R. D. Inman, K. E. Nussear, T. C. Esque, C. S. Edwards, Spatially-Consistent High Resolution Land Surface Temperature Mosaics for Thermophysical Analysis and Ecological Mapping of the Mojave Desert, (under review, Remote Sensing of the Environment).


Manuscripts In Press

27) Edwards, C. S. and B. L. Ehlmann (2015), Carbon Sequestration on Mars, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G36983.1

26) Greenberger, R. N., J. F. Mustard, E. A. Cloutis, P. Mann, J. H. Wilson, R. L Flemming, K. M. Robertson, M. R. Salvatore, C. S. Edwards, (2015) Hydrothermal alteration and diagenesis of terrestrial lacustrine pillow basalts: Coordination of hyperspectral imaging with laboratory measurements, Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta

25) Nowicki, K. J., C. S. Edwards, P. R. Christensen, Post-Projection Removal of Row- and Column-Correlated Noise in Line-Scanning Data: Application to THEMIS infrared Data (in press, 2013), IEEE-Whispers Transactions. (pre-print)

24) Nowicki, K. J., C. S. Edwards, P. R. Christensen, Removal of Salt-and-Pepper Noise in THEMIS Infrared Radiance and Emissivity Spectral Data of the Martian Surface (in press, 2013), IEEE-Whispers Transactions. (pre-print)


Published Manuscripts


23) Ehlmann, B. L. and C. S. Edwards, The Composition of the Martian Surface from Infrared Spectroscopy (in press, 2013), Annual Reviews in Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol. 42, doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-060313-055024

22) Edwards, C. S., J. L. Bandfield, P. R. Christensen, A. D. Rogers, The Formation of Infilled Craters on Mars: Evidence for Widespread Impact Induced Decompression Melting of the Martian Mantle? (in press, 2013), Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.10.005.

Press Coverage: Nature Research Highlight, doi: 10.1038/502597b; Red Planet Report, Pressure release melting put rocky floors into early Mars craters

21) Pilorget, C. S. Edwards, B. L. Ehlmann, F. Forget, E. Millour, Material ejection by the cold jets in the south seasonal polar cap of Mars as seen by THEMIS and CIRSM: Implications for CO2 ice sublimation processes (in press), J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, doi:10.1002/2013JE004513

20) Huang, J. C. S. Edwards, S. W. Ruff, P. R. Christensen, L. Xaio, A New Method for the Semi-Quantitative Determination of Major Rock Forming Minerals with Multispectral Data: Application to THEMIS Infrared Data, (2013), J. Geoohys. Res.-Planets, 118, doi: 10.1002/jgre.20160

19) Edwards, C. S., and P. R. Christensen (2013), Microscopic emission and reflectance thermal infrared spectroscopy: instrumentation for quantitative in situ mineralogy of complex planetary surfaces, Applied Optics, 52(11), 2200-2217, doi: 10.1364/AO.52.002200.

18) Baldridge, A. M., M. D. Lane, and C. S. Edwards (2013), Searching at the right time of day: Evidence for aqueous minerals in Columbus crater with TES and THEMIS data, J. Geophys. Res., 118(2), 179-189, doi: 10.1029/2012JE004225.

17) Bandfield, J. L., C. S. Edwards, D. R. Montgomery, and B. D. Brand (2013), The dual nature of the martian crust: Young lavas and old clastic materials, Icarus, 222(1), 188-199, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.023.

Press Coverage: Red Planet Report, Mars' Explosive Childhood; The Martian Chronicles, The two-faced crust of Mars

16) Cooper, F. J., B. A. Adams, C. S. Edwards, and K. V. Hodges (2012), Large normal-sense displacement on the South Tibetan fault system in the eastern Himalaya, Geology, doi: 10.1130/g33318.1.

15) Huang, J., C. S. Edwards, B. H. N. Horgan, P. R. Christensen, M. D. Kraft, and L. Xiao (2012), Identification and mapping of dikes with relatively primitive compositions in Thaumasia Planum on Mars: Implications for Tharsis volcanism and the opening of Valles Marineris, Geophys Res Lett, 39(17), L17201, doi: 10.1029/2012GL052523.

14) Edwards, C. S., K. J. Nowicki, P. R. Christensen, J. Hill, N. Gorelick, and K. Murray (2011), Mosaicking of global planetary image datasets: 1. Techniques and data processing for Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) multi-spectral data, J. Geophys. Res., 116(E10), E10008, doi:10.1029/2010JE003755.

13) Edwards, C. S., P. R. Christensen, and J. Hill (2011), Mosaicking of global planetary image datasets: 2. Modeling of wind streak thicknesses observed in Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) daytime and nighttime infrared data, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E10005, doi:10.1029/2011JE003857.

12) Bandfield, J. L., A. D. Rogers, and C. S. Edwards (2011), The Role of Aqueous Alteration in the Formation of Martian Soils, Icarus, 211(1), 157-171, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.08.028.

11) Edwards, C. S., J. L. Bandfield, P. R. Christensen, and R. L. Fergason (2009), Global distribution of bedrock exposures on Mars using THEMIS high-resolution thermal inertia, J. Geophys. Res., 114(E11001), doi:10.1029/2009JE003363.

6) Bandfield, J. L., and C. S. Edwards (2008), Derivation of martian surface slope characteristics from directional thermal infrared radiometry, Icarus, 193(1), 139-157, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.08.028.

10) Piqueux, S., C. S. Edwards, and P. R. Christensen (2008), Distribution of the ices exposed near the south pole of Mars using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) temperature measurements, J. Geophys. Res, 113(E8), doi: 10.1029/2007JE003055.

9) Edwards, C. S., P. R. Christensen, and V. E. Hamilton (2008), Evidence for extensive olivine-rich basalt bedrock outcrops in Ganges and Eos chasmas, Mars, J. Geophys. Res, 113(E11003), doi:10.1029/2008JE003091


Manuscripts In Preparation

7) Edwards, C.S., P. D. Asimow, S. T. Stewart, B. L. Ehlmann, Magmatic Volatiles on Early Mars Released by Impact-Related Volcanism

6) Glotch, T.D., and C. S. Edwards, Thermal Infrared Spectral Properties of Phobos: Evidence for Water and Carbonate.

5) Fraeman, A. A., C. S. Edwards, B. L. Ehlmann, R. E. Arvidson, J. R. Johnson,  A Detailed Investigation of Lower Mt. Sharp Using Coordinated Orbital Datasets

4) Bohon, W., A. T. Tripathy, C. S. Edwards, B. A. Adams, F. J. Cooper, J. R. Arrowsmith, K. V. Hodges, Using ASTER Remote Sensing to Map Remote Terrestrial Areas: A Case Study from Ladakh India

3) Tripathy, A. T., C. S. Edwards, K. V. Hodges, J-A Wartho, F. J. Cooper, Lithologic mapping of complexly deformed sedimentary strata using ASTER data and the evolution of Indus Basin depocenters, Ladakh, NW India, Journal of Geophysical Research

2) Salvatore, M. R., M. D. Kraft, C. S. Edwards, P. R. Christensen, Detailed Stratigraphy of Margaritifer Basin and Implications for Martian Hydrologic Evolution, Journal of Geophysical Research

1) Fergason, R. L., P. R. Christensen, C. S. Edwards, J. Hill, Assessment of Surface Properties and Geologic processes: Global THEMIS Thermal Inertia Mosaic of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research


Oral Presentations

Planetary Data Users Workshop (2015) – Processing and Visualizing Planetary Data using Davinci: Updates for Portability and Scriptable Execution

46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2015) – The Water Content of Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars

8th International Conference on Mars (2014) – An Examination of the Impact-Induced Decompression Melting Formation Hypothesis for the Rocky, Mafic Crater Floors of Mars

45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2014) – Testing the Impact-Induced Decompression Melting Hypothesis for Rocky, Mafic, Infilled Crater Floors on Mars

Mars Science Seminar, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (April 2013) – Impact Induced Decompression Melting of the Martian Mantle: The Formation of Widespread Infilled Craters and Inter-Crater Plains – Invited Presenter

44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (March 2013) – Impact Induced Decompression Melting of the Martian Mantle: The Formation of Widespread Infilled Craters and Inter-Crater Plains

Kleigel Lectures in Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology (February 2013) – Impact Induced Decompression Melting of the Martian Mantle: The Formation of Widespread Infilled Craters and Inter-Crater Plains – Invited Presenter

Arizona Science Center, Adults Night Out (July 2012) – 300 Years of Explorations: What Have We Learned About Our Closest Planet Neighbor Mars? – Invited Presenter

Planetary Data Users Workshop (June 2012) – Using Davinci and JMARS for Processing and Visualization of Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES) and Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) Data of Mars

42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (March 2011) – Evidence for a Widespread Olivine-Rich Layer on Mars: Identification of a Global Impact Ejecta Deposit?

THEMIS Science Team Meeting (February 2011, April 2010, October 2009, May 2009, October 2008, October 2007, October 2006)

School of Earth and Space Exploration - Planetary Science Seminar (March 2012, February 2011, November 2010, February 2010, October 2009)

USGS Flagstaff, AstroGeology Colloquium Series (May 2010) – Volcanic Origin of Flat Floored, Bedrock Containing Craters on Mars

M.S. Defense (November 2009) – Global Distribution of Bedrock Exposures on Mars

Graduate Research Symposium (September 2008) – Mapping of Extensive Olivine-Rich Basalt Bedrock Outcrops On Mars

7th International Conference on Mars (July 2007) – Evidence For Extensive Olivine-Rich Basalt Bedrock Outcrops in Ganges and Eos Chasma on Mars


Abstracts


Edwards, C. S,
S. Anwar, W. Hagee, D. Doerres, S. Dickensheid, P.R. Christensen (2015), Processing and Visualizing Planetary Data Using Davinci: Updates for Portability and Scriptable Execution, Planetary Data Users Workshop, Abstract #7032.

Edwards, C. S., S. Piqueux (2015), The Water Content of Recurring Slope Lineae, Mars, 46th LPSC, Abstract #2286.

Edwards, C. S., P. D. Asimow, S.T. Stewart, B. L. Ehlmann (2014), The Formation of Widespread Volcanically Filled Crater Floors on Mars: Insights from Modeling and Observations, Eos Treans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P41B-3903.

Edwards, C. S., P. D. Asimow, S. T. Stewart, B. L. Ehlmann (2014), An Examination of the Impact-Induced Decompression Melting Formation Hypothesis for the Rocky, Mafic Crater Floors of Mars, 8th International Conference on Mars, Abstract #1303.

Edwards, C. S., P. D. Asimow, B. L. Ehlmann, S. T. Stewart, (2014), Testing the Impact-Induced Decompression Melting Hypothesis for Mafic Infilled Crater Floors on Mars, 45th LPSC, Abstract # 2644.

Edwards, C. S., and B. L. Ehlmann (2013), How much carbonate in Mars rocks? A Co-Analysis of CRISM, TES, and THEMIS data at the Nili Fossae Carbonate Plains, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract. P51D-1759.

Edwards, C. S., et al., (2013), The Formation of Infilled Craters by Impact Induced Decompression Melting of the Martian Mantle, 44nd LPSC, Abstract #2153.

Edwards, C.S.
, et al., (2013), The Nili Fossae Carbonate Plains as Viewed by TES, THEMIS, and CRISM: Alteration of Ultramafic Rocks and Clay-Carbonate Stratigraphy, 44nd LPSC, Abstract #2424.

Edwards, C. S.
and P. R. Christensen (2012), Using Davinci and JMARS for Processing and Visualization of Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES) and Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) Data of Mars, 2nd Planetary Data Users Workshop.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2012), Development of a Microscopic Thermal Emission Spectrometer: Analysis of Primary Igneous Materials for Planetary Analogs, 43nd LPSC, Abstract #2658.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2011), Mapping of a Widespread Olivine-Rich Layer on Mars: Identification of a Global Impact Ejecta Deposit? Eos Trans, AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P31E-1739.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2011), Evidence for a Widespread Olivine-Rich Layer on Mars: Identification of a Global Impact Ejecta Deposit?, 42nd LPSC, Abstract #2560.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2010), Mafic high inertia crater floors in the southern highlands: Implications for a widespread post-impact modification process on Mars, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P53C-1531.

 Edwards, C. S., et al. (2010), Volcanic Origin of Flat Floored, Bedrock Containing Craters on Mars, 41th LPSC, Absract #1543.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2009), Compositions of Bedrock Containing Craters on Mars as Viewed by TES, THEMIS, and CRISM, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P13A-1259.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2009), Global distribution of bedrock and the nature of the upper martian crust, 40th LPSC, Absract #2022.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2008), High thermal inertia surfaces and the physical nature of the upper martian crust, Eos Trans, AGU, (89)53, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P33B-1464.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2007), Identification and Mapping of Olivine-Rich Basalt Bedrock Outcrops in Ganges and Eos Chasma on Mars, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P13D-1554.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2007), Evidence for extensive olivine-rich basalt bedrock outcrops in Ganges and Eos Chasma on Mars, 7th International Conference on Mars, Abstract #3280.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2006), Surface slope characteristics from Thermal Emission Spectrometer emission phase function observations, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P31A-017.

Edwards, C. S., et al. (2005), Global distribution of bedrock on Mars using THEMIS high resolution thermal inertia, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52),  Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P21C-0158.