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PUBLICATIONS, FIRST AUTHOR

Moores, J.E., Francis, R., Mader, M., Osinski, G.R. and 41 co-authors (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, Accepted for Publication

Moores, J.E., Brown, R.H., Lauretta, D.S. and Smith, P.H. (2012) Experimental and theoretical simulation of sublimating dusty water ice with implications for D/H ratios of water ice on Comets and Mars. Planetary Science, Vol 1 (2), doi:10.1186/2191-2521-1-2

Moores, J.E., Komguem, L.,Whiteway, J.A., Lemmon, M.T., Dickinson, C. and Daerden, F. (2011) Observations of near-surface fog at the Phoenix Mars landing site. GRL, Vol 38 L04203, doi:10.1029/2010GL046315

Moores, J.E., Smith, P.H. and Boynton, W.V. (2011) Adsorptive fractionation of HDO on JSC MARS-1 during sublimation with implications for the regolith of Mars. Icarus, Vol 211 (2), doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.10.020

Moores, J.E., Lemmon, M.T., Smith, P.H., Komguem, L. and Whiteway, J.A.(2010) Atmospheric Dynamics at the Phoenix Landing Site as seen by the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI). JGR Planets, Vol 115 Issue 24, doi:10.1029/2009JE003409

Moores, J.E.(2008) Effects of insolation on habitability and the history of martian water. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Planetary Science, University of Arizona (digital copies available upon request)

Moores, J.E., Pelletier, J.D., and Smith, P.H. (2008) Crack propagation by differential insolation on desert surface clasts.. Geomorphology, Volume 102, pp. 472-481.

Moores, J.E.; Smith, P.H.; Tanner, R.; Schuerger, A.C and Venkateswaran, K.J. (2007) The Shielding Effect of Small Scale Martian Surface Geometry on Ultraviolet Flux. Icarus, Volume 192, pp. 417-433.

Space Mission Conceptual Design - Europa Cryo-Ocean Exploration Submersible - Available online. Winner of the 2004 University of Arizona Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Space Prize.

Bachelor's Thesis - Potential Flow 2-Dimensional Vortex Panel Model: Applications to Wingmills - Available online or at the Engineering and Computer Science Library, Sanford Flemming Building, University of Toronto. NEW!! Figures and Panel Code available online [NOTE: I have not verified the contents of the file in several years and I do not know if there are compatibility issues with this code] download now

PUBLICATIONS, HIGHER-ORDER AUTHOR

Brown, R.H., Lauretta, D.S., Schmidt, B. and Moores, J. (2012) Experimental and theoretical simulations of ice sublimation with implications for the chemical, isotopic, and physical evolution of icy objects. Planetary Science, Vol 60, Issue 1 p 166-180, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2011.07.023

Dickinson, C., Whiteway, J.A., Komguem, L., Moores, J.E. and Lemmon, M.T. (2010) Lidar measurements of clouds in the planetary boundary layer on Mars. GRL, Vol 37 L18203, doi:10.1029/2010GL044317

Holstein-Rathlou, C., and 20 co-authors including Moores, J.E. (2010) Winds at the phoenix landing site. JGR, Vol 115 Issue 12 CiteID E00E18, doi: 10.1029/2009JE003411

Tamppari, L.K.., and 25 co-authors including Moores, J.E. (2010) Phoenix and MRO coordinated atmospheric measurements. JGR, Vol 115 Issue 12 CiteID E00E17, doi: 10.1029/2009JE003415

Whiteway, J.A., and 23 co-authors including Moores, J.E.(2009) Mars water ice clouds and precipitation. Science, v325, issue 5936, pp.68-, doi:10.1126/science.1172344

Schuerger,A.C.; Fajardo-Cavazos, P.; Clausen, C.A.; Moores, J.E.; Smith, P.H. and Nicholson, W.L. (2008) Slow degradation of ATP in simulated martian environments suggests long residence times for the biosignature molecule on spacecraft surfaces on Mars. Icarus, Volume 194, pp. 86-100.

Tomasko, M. G. and 39 co-authors including Moores, J. (2005) Rain, winds and haze during the Huygens probe's descent to Titan's surface. Nature, Volume 438, Issue 7069, pp. 765-778.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS

J.E. Moores* (2009) Martian Meteorology: Insights from the Phoenix Mission to the Martian Arctic Seminar presented at Environment Canada and York University (see accompanying animations under the Photos tab) download the presentation

J.E. Moores*, , Lemmon, M.T., Smith, P.H. and the Phoenix Science Team (2008) Atmospheric dynamics at the Phoenix landing site as seen by the Surface Stereo Imager. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGUFM08) download the presentation

J.E. Moores* (2008) Exploring Mars: The Phoenix Mission Public Presentation as part of the University of Arizona's Discovery Days at the Mt. Lemmon Observatorydownload the presentation

J.E. Moores*, P.H. Smith, R.H. Brown, D.S. Lauretta, W.V. Boynton and M.J. Drake (2008) Experimental Results on Isotopic Fractionation of Dusty Deuterated Water Ice During Sublimation 2008. Oral Presentation at Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC39). download the presentation

J.E. Moores*, J.D. Pelletier Lauretta and P.H. Smith (2007) Clast Breakdown on Desert Surfaces by Differential Insolation of Cracks 2007. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGUFM07). download the poster

J.E. Moores*, P.H. Smith, R. Tanner Lauretta A.C. Schuerger and K.J. Venkateswaran (2007) Small Scale Martian Surface Geometry on Ultraviolet Flux 2007. Oral Presentation at Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC38).

J.E. Moores*, R.H. Brown, D.S. Lauretta and P.H. Smith (2006) Sublimation of Water Ice in Low Pressure Environments: Isotopic effects and implications for the martian paleoclimate record. 2006 Mars Polar Science and Exploration Conference (MPSEC4). download the poster

J. E. Moores*, P.H. Smith and R. Tanner (2006) The Effect of Martian Surface Geometry on Ultraviolet Fluxes 2006 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC06). download the poster

J. E. Moores*, M.G. Tomasko, P.H. Smith et al (2005) Results from the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) Experiment on the Huygens probe at Titan. 5th Canadian Space Exploration Workshop (CSEW5). download the poster Recipient of the 3rd prize in the student poster contest.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH and PROFESSTIONAL ACTIVITIES

2007 - 2009

Phoenix Mission Science (Collaborator Level) and Operations Team Member. Served as Strategic Science Planner/Science Planner Integrator

Spring 2006

Examination of the microstructure of an actively sublimating surface using Electron Microscopy (ESEM) with Bob Brown.

2006 2008

Design and construction of a test chamber to study the distribution and isotopic character of deposits in the northern polar plains of Mars.

Fall 2005-Spring 2007

Design and construction of a Martian-spectrum simulator to provide a testbed for analyzing the response of Astronauts to long-term spaceflight on Mars

May 2005

The Polar Troughs of Mars: rapid Convergence to Current Conditions through Differential Insolation for GEOS 553 Glaciology

Spring 2005

Investigation of Titan's Atmosphere based on the results of the Descent Imager and Spectral Radiometer (DISR) experiment onboard the Huygens probe

Fall 2004

Deuterium Incorporation into the Polar Regolith of Mars for PTYS 510

Spring 2004

Space Mission Conceptual Design - Europan Submarine Research Vehicle for AME 528. Led a team which consisted of myself plus two other graduate students: Craig Hutchings (Mathematics) and John Keffler (Aerospace Engineering). 

Fall 2003 present

Atmospheric and Surface modeling of Mars from Mars Pathfinder and MER data with Peter Smith

Fall 2003

Height variation of Martian Volcanoes over time for PTYS 511: Geology of the Solar System

Fall 2003

An examination of the Polar Troughs of Mars for PTYS 554: Planetary Surfaces

Spring 2003

Determination of the Effective Elastic Thickness of the Earth's Crust using Spectral Analysis for PHY 495

Spring 2003

On the feasibility of Terraforming in our Solar System for PHY 336

June 2002 - April 2003

Engineering Research into the unstable fluid mechanics of linear wind-power generators (wingmills) with J.D. DeLaurier

Fall 2002

Space Mission Conceptual Design - Long Distance Mars Surface Explorer for AER 407

Spring 2002

An examination of the feasibility of an Europan Submarine Research Vehicle for ESC 300

Summer 2001

Engineering research on the properties and potential applications of Shape Memory Alloy and Electro-active Polymers

EDUCATION

Aug. 2003 - December 2008

Doctorate in Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona

June 2003

B.A.Sc. Degree conferred with honour standing

Sept. 1999 - May 2003

Engineering Science Program, University of Toronto

AWARDS

Nov 2011-present

Selected as NASA/CSA Participating Scientist Mars Science Laboratory Mission

Dec 2010-present

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) recipient

Dec 2010-present

Canadian Astrobiology Training Program Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) recipient

June 2009

NASA Group Achievement Awards (2) for Contributions to the Phoenix Mission

2008 - 2009

NSERC Visiting Fellowship, Environment Canada, Science and Technology Branch

April 2008

University of Arizona College of Science Galileo Scholar

May 2006-May 2008

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postgraduate (Doctoral) Scholarship recipient

April 2006

University of Arizona College of Science Galileo Scholar

May 2005

Canadian Space Agency Student Poster Competition 3rd Prize (5th Canadian Space Exploration Workshop) for Results from the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) Experiment on the Huygens probe at Titan.

Spring 2005-present

University of Arizona Graduate College Registration Scholarship

May 2004

University of Arizona Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Space Prize for ECOES Project

Spring 2003

University of Toronto Applied Science and Engineering Dean's List

Summer 2002

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

Fall 2001/Spring 2002

University of Toronto Applied Science and Engineering Dean's List

Summer 2001

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, Engineering Services Inc

                

The Moon over Tucson
Photographed in January 2007 by the author
(Full sized version can be found under photos)

(c) 2012 John Moores