Curriculum Vitae

Publications  *denotes student author

Mars Geomorphology

Gilmore M. S. and *Phillips E .L. (2002) Role of aquicludes in formation of Martian gullies, Geology, 30, 1107-1110. Geology cover image

Nimmo F. and Gilmore M. S. (2001) Constraints on the depth of magnetized crust on Mars from impact craters, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 12315-12323.

Planetary Mission Planning and Design

Gilmore M. S., Bornstein B., *Merrill M. D., Castaño R. and Greenwood J. P. (2008) Generation and performance of automated jarosite mineral detectors for visible/near-infrared spectrometers at Mars, Icarus, 195, 169-183.

Bornstein B., Castaño R., Gilmore M. S., *Merrill M. D., and Greenwood J. (2006) Onboard detection of jarosite minerals with applications to Mars. Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 4-11, 2006, IEEEAC paper #1513, 7 pp.

Gilmore, M. S., G. C. Collins, L. S. Crumpler, J. A. Cutts, A. V. deCharon, J. W. Head, III, K. T. Nock, M. Parry and R. A. Yingst (2005) Investigation of the Application of Aerobot Technology at Venus, Acta Astronautica, 56, 477-494.

Bornstein B., R. Castaño, M. S. Gilmore, M. D. *Merrill and J. Greenwood (2005) Creation and Testing of an Artificial Neural Network Based Carbonate Detector for Mars Rovers. Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 5-12, 2005, IEEEAC paper #1527, 7 pp.

Gilmore, M. S., *Merrill M. D., Castaño R., Bornstein B. and Greenwood J., (2004) Effect of palagonite dust deposition on the automated detection of calcite in visible/near-infrared spectra, Icarus 172, 641-646.

Tanaka K. L., Carr M., Skinner J. A., Gilmore M. S. and Hare T. M. (2003) Geology of the MER 2003 “Elysium” candidate landing site in southeastern Utopia Planitia, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (E12), 8079, doi:10.1029/2003JE002054.

Jolliff B., Knoll A., Morris R. V., Moersch J., McSween H., Gilmore M., Arvidson R. E., Greeley R., Herkenhoff K., and Squyres S. (2002) Remotely sensed geology from lander-based to orbital perspectives: Results of FIDO rover May 2000 field tests, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2000JE001470.

Moersch J. E., Jolliff B. L., McSween H. Y., Morris R. V., Gilmore M., Arvidson R. E., and Squyres S. W. (2002) Synthesis of overhead and ground-based infrared spectroscopy at the 2000 FIDO Mars rover field test, J. Geophys. Res, 107, 10.1029/2001JE001524.

Gilmore M. S., Castaño R., Mann T., Anderson R. C., Mjolsness E., Manduchi R. and Saunders R. S. (2000) Strategies for autonomous rovers at Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 29223-29237.

Rodgers D., Gilmore M., Sweetser T., Cameron J., Chen G.-S., Cutts J., Gershman R., Hall J. L., Kerzhanovich V., McRonald A., Nilsen E., Petrick W., Sauer C., Wilcox B., Yavrouian A., Zimmerman W., and the JPL Advanced Project Design Team (2000) Venus sample return: A hot topic. Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference, v. 7, 473-483.

Sweetser T., Cameron J, Chen G-S., Cutts J., Gershmann R., Gilmore M. S., Hall J., Kerzhanovich V., McRonald A., Nilsen E., Petrick W., Rodgers D., Wilcox B., Yavrouian A., Zimmerman W., and the JPL Advanced Projects Design Team, (2000) Venus surface sample return: A weighty high-pressure challenge. Proc. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Conf., Aug. 16-19, 1999, Girdwood, Alaska, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, 103(3), 831-844.

Origin and Evolution of Venusian Highlands

Hashimoto G., Roos-Serote M., Sugita S., Gilmore M. S., Kamp L., Carlson R. and Baines K. (2008) Galileo Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) data suggests felsic highland crust on Venus. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2008JE003134, in press.

Gilmore M. S. and Head J. W. (2000) Sequential deformation of plains at the margin of Alpha Regio, Venus: Implications for tessera formation. Meteoritics and Planetary Sci., 35, 667-687.

Marinangeli L. and Gilmore M. S. (2000) Geologic evolution of the Akna Montes-Atropos Tessera region, Venus. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 12053-12075.

Gilmore M. S., Collins G. C., Ivanov M. A., Marinangeli L. and Head J. W. (1998) Style and sequence of extensional structures in tessera terrain, Venus. J. Geophys. Res., 103, 16813-16840.

Gilmore M. S., Ivanov M. A., Head J. W. and Basilevsky A. T. (1997) Duration of tessera deformation on Venus. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 13357-13368.

Remote Sensing of CT

Gilmore M. S., Wilson E. H., Barrett N., Prisloe S., Civco D. L., Hurd J. D. and Chadwick C. (2008) Integrating multi-temporal spectral and structural information to map wetland vegetation in a lower Connecticut River tidal marsh, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 4048-4060, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.05.020.

*Dunagan S. C., Gilmore M. S. and Varekamp J. C. (2007) Effects of Mercury on visible/near-infrared reflectance spectra of Mustard Spinach plants (Brassica rapa P.), Environmental Pollution, 148, 301-311.

Civco, D. L., Hurd, J. D., Prisloe, S. and Gilmore, M. S. (2006) Characterization of coastal wetland systems using multiple remote sensing data types and analytical techniques, Proc. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 3442-3446, doi:.10.1109/IGARSS.2006.883

Hurd J. D., Civco D. L., Gilmore M. S., Prisloe S. and Wilson E. H. (2006) Tidal wetland classification from Landsat imagery using and integrated pixel-based and object-based classification approach, Proc. 2006 ASPRS Annual Conference, Reno, NV, 11 pp.

Prisloe, S., Wilson E., Civco D. L. Hurd J. D. and Gilmore M. S. (2006) Use of LIDAR data to aid in discriminating and mapping plant communities in tidal marshes of the lower Connecticut river: Preliminary results, Proc. 2006 ASPRS Annual Conference, Reno, NV, 8 pp.

Hurd J. D., Civco D. L., Gilmore M. S., Prisloe S. and Wilson E. H. (2005) Coastal Marsh Characterization Using Satellite Remote Sensing and In Situ Radiometry Data: Preliminary Results, Proc. 2005 ASPRS Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, 12 pp.

Reports

Committee on Priorities for Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion, National Research Council (2006) Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion, National Academies Press, 326 pp, http://books.nap.edu/catalog/11432.html.

Beaty, D.W., McCleese, D.J., Syvertson, M. (eds.) (2003) Growing and Strengthening the Mars Science Community.  Unpublished white paper, http://mepag.jpl.nasa.gov/reports/index.html

Awarded External Grants

Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium, Wesleyan University Campus Director Subcontract (U. Hartford, Consortium Director) 5/06–4/11, $13K

EPA Long Island Sound Study, “Application of Remote Sensing Technologies for the Delineation and Assessment of Coastal Marshes and their Constituent Species” (co-PI, D. Civco, UConn), 4/04-3/06, $228K

NASA Applied Information Systems Research, “Autonomous Mineral Detectors for Mars Rovers and Landers” 4/02-3/05, $400K

Connecticut NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), “Characterization of Mars Gullies” 3/03-11/03, $10K

NASA Research in Intelligent Systems, “An On-Board Scientist for Multi-Rover Scientific Exploration” (PI, T. Estlin, JPL) 1/01-12/03, $45K

NASA Mars Data Analysis Program, “Mars GIS database on the Web for landing-site studies” (PI, K. Tanaka, USGS), 7/00 – 6/03, $30K
           

Recent Abstracts

Gilmore M. S., *Lanza N. L. and Vasavada A. R. (2007) Comparision of irradiance received on gullied and nongullied slopes in the northern hemisphere of Mars: A three bears scenario? 38th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #2263 (CD-ROM).

Gilmore M. S. and Saunders R. S. (2007) Geologic mapping of the Hestia Rupes quadrangle (V-22), northern Ovda Regio, Venus, 38th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #1936 (CD-ROM).

Lanza N. L., Newsom H., Wiens R. and Gilmore M. S. (2007) What part of gullies are “special,” implications for MSL landing sites, 38th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #1926 (CD-ROM).

*Ollila A. M. and Gilmore M. S. (2007) Thermophysical properties of gullied and nongullied slopes in Acadalia Planitia, Mars, 38th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #1861 (CD-ROM).

*Straley B. L. and Gilmore M. S. (2007) Mapping and structural analysis of SW Tellus Regio, Venus, 38th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #1657 (CD-ROM).

Greenwood J. P., Gilmore M. S., Blake R. E., Martini A. M., *Gomes M., Tracy S., Dyar M. D., Gilmore J. A. and Varekamp J. C. (2006) Nascent jarosite mineralization of Sulphur Springs, St. Lucia, W.I.: Implications for Merdiani jarosite formation, 37th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #2230 (CD-ROM).

Gilmore M. S., Bornstein B., Castaño R. and Greenwood J. (2006) Autonomous, rapid classifiers for hyperspectral imagers, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract IN43E-05.

*Lanza N. L. and Gilmore M. S. (2006) Depths, orientation and slopes of martian hillside gullies in the northern hemisphere, 37th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #2412 (CD-ROM).

Prisloe M.S., Civco D. L., Hurd J., Arnold C. Wilson E and Gilmore M. (2006) Characterization of Coastal Wetland Systems using Multiple Remote Sensing Data Types and Analytical Techniques, Abstracts of the 2006 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July 31 – August 4, 2006, Denver CO.

Wilson E.H., J.D. Hurd, D.L. Civco, S. Prisloe and Gilmore M. S. (2006) Classification of Tidal Wetland Communities Using Multi-temporal, Single Season Quickbird Imagery, 2006 ASPRS Annual Convention, Reno, NV.

Gilmore M. S.. (2005) Venus Express as a step toward the surface of the planet, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract P23E-07.

Gilmore M. S., Castaño R., Bornstein B., *Merrill M. D. and Greenwood J. P. (2005) Onboard autonomous detectors for Mars rovers, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract IN33D-08.

*Dunagan S. C., Gilmore M. S. and Varekamp J. C. (2005) Remote sensing of mercury-contaminated soils through plant reflection spectra, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract B21C-08.

Gilmore M. S., Bornstein B., *Merrill M. D., Castaño R. and Greenwood J. P. (2005) Generation and performance of automated jarosite mineral detectors for Vis/NIR spectrometers at Mars, 36th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #1155 (CD-ROM).

Hurd J. D., Civco D. L., Gilmore M. S., Prisloe S. and Wilson E. H. (2005) Coastal marsh characterization using satellite remote sensing and in situ radiometery data, ASPRS 2005 Annual Conference, Baltimore Maryland.

Greenwood J. P., Gilmore M. S., *Merrill M. D., Blake R. E., Martini A. M. and Varekamp J. C. (2005) Jarosite mineralization on St. Lucia, W. I.: Preliminary geochemical, spectral and biological investigations of a martian analogue, 36th Lunar Plan. Sci. Conf., Abstract #2348 (CD-ROM).

Bornstein B., Castaño R., Gilmore M. S., *Merrill M. D. and Greenwood J. (2005) Creation and testing of an artificial neural network based carbonate detector for Mars rovers, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana.