Dr. Ralph D Lorenz, MRAeS

 

  Publications list as at  February 15, 2005

 

 

Books

 

R. D. Lorenz and J. Mitton, ‘Lifting Titan’s Veil’, published by Cambridge University Press, May 2002

 

N. I. Kömle, G. Kargl, A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz (editors), ‘Penetrometry in the Solar System,  Austrian Academy of Science Press (2001)

 

A. J. Ball, J. R. C. Garry, R. D. Lorenz and V. V. Kerzhanovich, ‘Planetary Landers’ , (provisional title, in preparation for publication in 2005) contract signed with Cambridge University Press

 

A. M. Kleidon and R. D. Lorenz (editors), Thermodynamics of Life, Earth, and Beyond : Systems, Feedbacks, Organization and Evolution, publication expected in  late  2004.

 

D. M. Harland and R. D. Lorenz, Space System Failures, contract signed with Praxis for completion in 2004.

 

 

Papers in Refereed Journals

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Electric Propulsion and Small Satellites - a review', The Aeronautical Journal,  pp.204-213, June 1991

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Wake-Induced Dust Cloud Formation following Impact of Planetary Landers' Icarus vol.101 pp.165-167, 1993   pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,'The Life, Death and Afterlife of a Raindrop on Titan' Planetary and Space Science, vol.41 No.9 pp.647-655, 1993  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Raindrops on Titan' Advances in Space Research vol.15 pp.317-320, 1995  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,'The Surface of Titan in the context of ESA's Huygens Probe' ESA Journal, vol.17 pp.275-292, 1993

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Crater Lakes on Titan : Rings, Horseshoes and Bullseyes', Planetary and Space Science vol.42 pp.1-4, 1994

 

L. M.  Lara, R. D. Lorenz and R Rodrigo, 'Liquids and Solids on the Surface of Titan: Results of a new Photochemical Model' , Planetary and Space Science vol.42 pp.5-14, 1994

 

R. D. Lorenz, M. Bannister, P. M. Daniell, Z. Krysinski, M. R. Leese, R. J. Miller, G. Newton, P. Rabbetts, D. M. Willett and J. C. Zarnecki'An Impact Penetrometer for a Landing Spacecraft', Measurement Science and Technology, vol.5 pp.1033-1041, 1994   pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Huygens Probe Impact Dynamics', ESA Journal , vol.18 pp.93-117, 1994  pdf

 

F Sohl, W.D. Sears and R. D. Lorenz,'Tidal Dissipation on Titan', Icarus, vol.115,pp.278-294, 1995  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,‘Titan : Unveiling an Icy Giant’ The Geoscientist, vol.5 No.2 p.22, 1995

 

R. D. Lorenz, J. I. Lunine, J. A. Grier and M.A. Fisher,’ Prediction of Aeolian Features on Planets : Application to Titan Paleoclimatology’, Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), Vol.88 pp.26,377-26,386, 1995  pdf

 

M.A. English, L. M. Lara, R. D. Lorenz, P.R. Ratcliff and R. Rodrigo,’Ablation and Chemistry of Meteoric Materials on  Titan’, Advances in Space Research,  vol.12 pp.157-160, 1996.pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and J.I.Lunine, 'Erosion on Titan : Past and Present', Icarus, vol.122, pp.79-91, 1996 pdf

 

P. H. Smith, M.T. Lemmon, R. D. Lorenz, L.A. Sromovsky, J. Caldwell and M.D. Allison,’Titan’s Surface, Revealed by HST Imaging’, Icarus  vol.119, pp.336-349, 1996  pdf

 

 

 

K. J. Kossacki and R. D. Lorenz,'Hiding Titan’s Ocean : Densification and Hydrocarbon Storage in an Icy Regolith' Planetary and Space Science, vol.44 pp.1029-1037, 1996  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Pillow Lava on Titan : Expectations and Constraints on Cryovolcanic Processes', Planetary   and Space Science, vol.44, pp.1021-1028, 1996 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, C. P. McKay and J. I. Lunine, 'Photochemically-Driven Collapse of Titan's Atmosphere', Science,  vol. 275, pp.642-644, 1997  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,’Martian Surface Windspeeds, described by the Weibull distribution’,  Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 33, pp.754-756, 1996 pdf

 

E. Karkoschka and R. D. Lorenz, Latitudinal Variation of Aerosol Sizes Inferred from Titan's Shadow, Icarus, vol. 125, pp.369-379, 1997  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, P. H. Smith, M. T. Lemmon, E. Karkoschka, J. Caldwell and G. W. Lockwood,' Titan's North-South Asymmetry from HST and Voyager Imaging: Comparison with Models and Groundbased Photometry, Icarus, vol. 127, pp.173-189, 1997 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Impacts and Cratering on Titan - a pre-Cassini View' Planetary and Space Science, vol. 45, 1009-1019, 1997 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and J. I. Lunine, 'Titan's Surface Reviewed: The Nature of Bright and Dark Terrain' Planetary and Space Science, vol.45 981-992, 1997 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Did Comas Sola discover Titan's Atmosphere?' Astronomy and Geophysics  vol.38 No.3 June/July 1997, pp.16-18 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,  J. I. Lunine and C. P. McKay, 'Titan Under a Red Giant Sun: A New Kind of "Habitable" World', Geophysics Research Letters, vol.24, pp.2905-2908, 1997  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Design Considerations for Venus Microprobes', Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol.35, 228-230, 1998  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Solar Array Degradation by Dust Impacts during Cometary Encounters', Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 35, 579-582, 1998  pdf

 

 J. I. Lunine, R. D. Lorenz and W. K. Hartmann, 'Speculations on Titan' Planetary and Space Science, vol. 46, 1099-1107, 1998  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Microtektite Dispersal by Subcritical Impacts on Earth : Impact Fluence on Spacecraft' Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, vol.51, 471-476, 1998

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Speed of Sound in Outer Planet Atmospheres' Planetary and Space Science, vol.47 pp.67-77, 1999  pdf

 

C. P. McKay, R. D. Lorenz and J. I. Lunine, 'Analytic Models of the Greenhouse and AntiGreenhouse Effects : Application to Titan and the Early Earth, Icarus, 137, 57-61, 1999  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Preliminary Measurements of the Cryogenic Dielectric Properties of Water-Ammonia Ices : Application to Radar Observations of Icy Satellites', Icarus, vol. 136, 344-348, 1998  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, C. P. McKay, and J. I. Lunine, ' Analytic Stability of Titan’s Climate : Sensitivity to Volatile Inventory'  Planetary and Space Science, 47, 1503-1515, 1999 pdf

 

J. I. Lunine, Y. L. Yung and R. D. Lorenz, On the Volatile Inventory of Titan from Isotopic Abundances in Nitrogen and Methane, Planetary and Space Science,  47, 1291-1303, 1999 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Calorimetric Radar Absorptivity Measurement using a Microwave Oven, Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 10 No. 6, pp.L29-L32, June 1999  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, M. T. Lemmon, P. H. Smith and G. W. Lockwood, Seasonal Change on Titan observed with the Hubble Space Telescope, Icarus,  142, 391-401, 1999 pdf

 

S. S. Smrekar et al., The DS-2 Mars Microprobe Mission, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 27013-27030, 1999 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and W. Zeitschel,  An Intact Item of Soviet Space Debris with an Exposure Age of 10 Years, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 52, 439-442, 1999pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, J. E. Moersch, J. A. Stone, A.R. Morgan-Jr, S. E. Smrekar, Penetration Tests on the DS-2 Mars Microprobes : Penetration Depth and Impact Accelerometry, Planetary and Space Science, 48, 419-436 (2000) pdf

 

J. B. Johnson and R. D. Lorenz, Thermophysical Properties of Alaskan Loess: An Analog Material for the Martian Polar Layered Terrain?, Geophysics Research Letters, 27, 2769-2772 (2000) pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz Post-Cassini Exploration of Titan : Science Rationale and Mission Concepts, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 53, 218-234 (2000) pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,  Microtektites on Mars : Texture and Volume of Distal Impact Ejecta Deposits, Icarus, 144, 353-366 (2000) pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and S. E. Shandera,  Penetrator Launch Diagnostics from Pressure Measurements on an Air Cannon, Measurement Science and Technology, 11, 1819-1823  (2000)  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, The Weather on Titan, Science, 290, 467-468, 2000

 

R. D. Lorenz, C. Elachi, R. D. West, M. A. Janssen, M. Moghaddam, G. Hamilton, W. T. K. Johnson, O. Liepack, A. Bunker, L. E. Roth, S. D. Wall, L. Dente, D. Casarano, F. Posa, Cassini RADAR- Earth and Venus Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106 (A12) 30,271-30,280, 2001 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and S. E. Shandera, Physical Properties of Ammonia-Rich Ice : Application to Titan,

Geophysics Research Letters 28, 215-218 (2001) pdf

 

C. P. McKay, A. Coustenis, R. E. Samuelson, M. T. Lemmon, R. D. Lorenz, M. Cabane, P. Rannou, P. Drossart, Physical Properties of the Organic Aerosols and Clouds on Titan, Planetary and Space Science, 49, 79-99 (2001)  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, J. I. Lunine, C. P. McKay and P G Withers, Entropy Production by Latitudinal Heat Flow on Titan, Mars and Earth, Geophysics Research Letters 28, 415-418, 2001 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz,  Scaling Laws for Flight Power of Airships, Airplanes and Helicopters : Application to Planetary Exploration, Journal of Aircraft, 38, 208-214, 2001

 

Boynton, William V. ; Bailey, Samuel H. ; Hamara, David K. ; Williams, Michael S. ; Bode, Rolfe C. ; Fitzgibbon, Michael R. ; Ko, WenJeng ;Ward, Michael G. ; Sridhar, K. R. ; Blanchard, Jeff A. ; Lorenz, Ralph D. ; May, Randy D. ; Paige, David A. ; Pathare, Asmin V. ; Kring, David A. ; Leshin, Laurie A. ; Ming, Douglas W. ; Zent, Aaron P. ; Golden, D. C. ; Kerry, Kristopher E. ; Lauer, H. Vern Jr., ; Quinn, Richard C. Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer: Part of the Mars Volatile and Climate Surveyor integrated payload  J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 106 , No. E8 , p. 17,683, 2001 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, J. I. Lunine and C. P. McKay, Geological Settings for Aqueous Synthesis on Titan Revisited, Enantiomer Vol. 6, 83-96, 2001.

 

C. Elachi et al., RADAR : The Cassini Titan Radar Mapper, Space Science Reviews, in press

 

R. D. Lorenz and S. E. Shandera,   Target Effects During Penetrator Emplacement : Crushing, Heating and Triboelectric Charging, Planetary and Space Science, vol.50,141-157, 2002  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, E. F. Young and M. T. Lemmon, Titan’s Smile and Collar : HST Observations of Seasonal Change 1994-2000, Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 4453-4456, 2001 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Thermodynamics of Geysers: Application to Titan, Icarus , 156, 176-183, 2002  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, A. J. T .Jull, J. I. Lunine and T. Swindle, Radiocarbon on Titan, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 37, 867-874,  2002 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Planets, Life and the Production of Entropy, International  Journal  of Astrobiology, 1, 3-13, 2002  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Planets, Maximum Dissipation and the Information Entropy of Windspeeds,  Journal  of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, vol.27  229-238, 2002 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and N. O Rennó,  Work Output of Planetary Atmospheric Engines : Dissipation in Clouds and Rain,  Geophysical Research Letters, vo.29 No.2  10.1029/2001GL013771, 2002  pdf

 

Withers, P., R. D. Lorenz and G. A. Neumann, Comparison of Viking Lander Descent Data and MOLA Topography Reveals Kilometre-scale Offset in Mars Atmosphere Profiles. Icarus,159, 259-261, 2002 pdf

 

R D Lorenz and J I Lunine, Titan’s Snowline, Icarus, 158, 557-559, 2002 pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, An Artificial Meteor on Titan ? Astronomical Observability of the Huygens Probe Entry, Astronomy and Geophysics,  5, 16-19, 2002  pdf

 

Lemmon, M. T., P. H. Smith and R. D. Lorenz, Methane Abundance on Titan, Measured by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph,  Icarus, 160, 375-385, 2002  pdf

 

R D Lorenz, J. M. Dooley, J. D. West and M. Fujii, Backyard Spectroscopy and Photometry of Titan, Uranus and Neptune, Planetary and Space Science, 51, 113-125, 2003  pdf

 

J Richardson, A McEwen and R D Lorenz, Titan’s Surface and Rotation – New Insights from Voyager Images,  Icarus, 170, 113-124, 2004   pdf

 

H J Melosh, A G Ekholm, A Showman and R D Lorenz, The temperature of Europa’s subsurface water ocean, Icarus, 2004  pdf

 

H Ozawa, A Ohmura,  R D Lorenz and T Pujol, The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Global Climate System – A Review,  Reviews of Geophysics, Vol. 41, No. 4, 1018   [10.1029/2002RG000113] 2003   pdf

 

R D Lorenz, M A Janssen, R D West, G Biolluz, P Encrenaz and D O Muhleman, Cassini Radar : Prospects for Titan Surface Measurements with Passive Radiometry, Planetary and Space Science, 51, 353-364, 2003  pdf

 

F Sohl, H Hussmann, B Schwentkter, T. Spohn, R D Lorenz, Interior structure models and tidal Love numbers of Titan, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 5130 [10.129:2003JE002044]  pdf

 

R D Lorenz and C P McKay, A Simple Expression for Vertical Convective Fluxes in Planetary Atmospheres, Icarus, 165, 407-413, 2003   pdf

 

A. A. Pankine, K. M. Aaron, M. K. Heun, K. T. Nock, S. R. Schlaifer, C. J. Wyszkowsky, A. P. Ingersoll, and R. D. Lorenz, Directed Aerial Robot Explorers (DARE) for Planetary Exploration, Advances in Space Research,  pdf

 

R D Lorenz, Full Steam Ahead, Probably, Science 299, 837-838, 2003   pdf

 

R D Lorenz, E Kraal, E Asphaug and R Thomson, The Seas of Titan, EOS, Vol.84, No.14, pp.125-132,  8 April 2003  pdf

 

P. Rannou, C. P. McKay and R. D. Lorenz, A model of Titan's haze of fractal aerosols, constrained by multiple observations,  Planetary and Space Science, 51, 963-976, 2003  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and J. N. Spitale, The Yarkovsky Effect as a Heat Engine, Icarus, 170, 229-233, 2004  pdf

 

M. T. Lemmon, P. H. Smith, R. D. Lorenz and J. J. Caldwell, HST Observations of Titan, 1994-1997 : New Surface Albedo Maps and Detection of Large-Scale Cloud Activity, Icarus, submitted.

 

R. D. Lorenz, “Comet-Tail’ Ejecta Streaks : A Predicted Cratering Landform Unique to Titan, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 39, 617-623, 2004  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, C. A Griffith, J. I. Lunine, C. P. McKay and N. O. Renno, Convective Plumes and the Scarcity of Titan's Clouds On Titan, Geophysical Review Letters 32, L01201, 2005

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R. D. Lorenz,  The Glitter of  Distant Seas, Science, 302, 403-404, 2003 (10.1126/science.1090464)   pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz and J I Lunine, Titan's Surface before Cassini, Planetary and Space Science, submitted

 

A. Seiff, C. R. Stoker, R. E. Young, C. P. McKay at R. D. Lorenz, Determination of the Physical Properties of  a Planetary Surface by Acceleration Measurements at Impact, Planetary and Space Science, submitted.

 

R D Lorenz, E Kraal, E Eddlemon, J Cheney and R Greeley, Sea-Surface Wave Growth under Extraterrestrial Atmospheres - Preliminary Wind Tunnel Experiments with application to Mars and Titan, submitted

 

R D Lorenz, M T Lemmon and P H Smith,  Seasonal Change in Titan’s Haze 1992-2002 from Hubble Space Telescope Observations, Geophysical Review Letters, 31, L10702, doi:10.1029/2004GL019864, 2004   pdf

 

 

 

 

Book Review

 

The Planetary Observer’s Handbook, in Astronomy, October 2001, pp.92-94

 

Disturbing the Solar System, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 38, 323 (2003)

 

Sojourner, Servo, submitted

 

 

Refereed Book Chapters/ Extended Conference Papers (>= 4pages)

 

R. D. Lorenz and J. C. Zarnecki,'In-situ exploration of the Kordylewski Clouds' Workshop  on  Hypervelocity  Impacts  in  Space, Canterbury, July 1991


R. D. Lorenz, Gravitational Tide in the Atmosphere of Titan, Proceedings of the Symposium on Titan, Toulouse, September 1991, ESA Special Publication ESA SP-338, April 1992, pp.119-123 pdf
 

R. D. Lorenz,‘Assessment of Lightning and Triboelectric Charging Hazard to the Huygens Probe’ pp. 265-270 in 'Huygens : Science, Payload and Mission', ESA Special Publication SP-1177, pp.291-300, 2005 August 1997  pdf

 

J.C. Zarnecki, M. Banaszkiewicz, M. Bannister, W. V. Boynton, P. Challenor, B. Clark, P.M. Daniell, J. Delderfield, M.A. English, M. Fulchignoni, J. R. C. Garry,  J.E. Geake, S. F. Green, B. Hathi, S. Jaroslawski,  M.R. Leese, R.D.Lorenz,  J.A.M.McDonnell, N. Merryweather-Clarke, C. S. Mill, R.J. Miller, G. Newton, D.J.Parker, L. H. Svedhem, R. F. Turner and M.J.Wright, ‘The Surface Science Package’, pp. 177-195 in 'Huygens : Science, Payload and Mission', ESA Special Publication  SP-1177, August 1997 pdf

 

A. Coustenis and R. D. Lorenz, 'Titan' chapter (pp.377-404) in  Encyclopaedia of The Solar System, Academic Press 1998

 

R. D. Lorenz and W. B. Hubbard, Speed of Sound in Planetary Atmospheres, in Handbook of Elastic Properties of Liquids, Solids and Gases, Academic Press, 2001

 

R. D. Lorenz, B. Hathi, M. R. Leese , J. R. C. Garry and J. C. Zarnecki, The Huygens SSP Penetrometer: An Update,  99-108, in Penetrometry in the Solar System, N I Kömle, G. Kargl, A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz (editors)  Austrian Academy of Science Press, (2001)


R D Lorenz, Optimizing Science Return from Titan Explorers, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2000
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A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz, Penetrometry of Extraterrestrial Surfaces: A Historical Overview, pp.3-24 in Penetrometry in the Solar System, N I Kömle, G. Kargl, A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz (editors)  Austrian Academy of Science Press, (2001)

 

R. D. Lorenz and A. J. Ball , Review of Impact Penetration Tests and Theories, pp.25-40 in  in Penetrometry in the Solar System, N I Kömle, G. Kargl, A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz (editors)  Austrian Academy of Science Press, (2001)

 

S. E. Smrekar,  R. D. Lorenz and M. Urquhart , The Deep-Space-2 Penetrator Design and its use for accelerometry and estimation of thermal conductivity, pp.109-124 in Penetrometry in the Solar System, N I Kömle, G. Kargl, A. J. Ball and R. D. Lorenz (editors)  Austrian Academy of Science Press, (2001)

 

R D Lorenz, J R Green, C A Wood, A Coustenis, G G Ori, Ph. Paillou, R Yelle, S Bolton, K Baines, R Terrile, M A Gurwell, C A Griffith, A-S Wong and K Rages,  Titan, pp.253-262, in M. Sykes (ed) The Future of Solar System Exploration 2003-2013 , ASP Conference Series 272, 2002.  (‘Decadal Study’)

 

R D Lorenz, Titan’s Atmosphere – A Review.  in 'From the Impacts of Human Activities on our Climate and Environment to the Mysteries of Titan', European Research Course in Atmospheres volume 5, EDP Sciences Press, France. 2002.


R D Lorenz, Navigation of Aerial Platforms on Titan, AAS Spaceflight Mechanics Conference, San Antonio, TX. (AAS 02-141)  Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, vol 112,  563-574, 2002 
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J L Hall, V V Kerzhanovich, J A Jones and R D Lorenz, Titan Aerover, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2002

 

T Tokano, F Neubauer and R D Lorenz, Tidal Winds on Titan : Opportunities for Mobility, ESA Conference on Exo/Astrobiology, Graz, September 2002

 

R D Lorenz, Subsurface Thermoelectric Micropower for Moles and Penetrators, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2003 pdf

 

R D Lorenz, J A Jones and J J Wu, Magnetometer for Tumbleweed Rover, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2003  pdf

 

R D Lorenz, Titan -  A New World Covered in Submarine pp.185-195, Craters in H. Dypvik, M Burchell and P Claeys (eds) Cratering in Marine Environments and on Ice, Springer, 2004

 

R D Lorenz, Zipf and Zipping : Entropy and DNA, in J Seckbach and E Rubin  (eds) The New Avenues in Bioinformatics, Kluwer, 2004.

 

R D Lorenz, Entropy Production in the Planetary Context, in  A. M. Kleidon and R. D. Lorenz (editors), Thermodynamics of Life, Earth, and Beyond : Systems, Feedbacks, Organization and Evolution, Springer, 2004 (in preparation)

 

H. Miyamoto, V. Baker and R D Lorenz, Entropy and the Evolution of the Landscape by Water, in  A. M. Kleidon and R. D. Lorenz (editors), Thermodynamics of Life, Earth, and Beyond : Systems, Feedbacks, Organization and Evolution, Springer, 2004

 

A M Kleidon and R D Lorenz, Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Earth System Processes, in  A. M. Kleidon and R. D. Lorenz (editors), Thermodynamics of Life, Earth, and Beyond : Systems, Feedbacks, Organization and Evolution, Springer, 2004

 

J. M. Dooley and R. D. Lorenz, A Miniature Parachute Dynamics Testbed, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Planetary Entry and Descent Trajectory Reconstruction and Science, Lisbon, October 2003, ESA SP-544, European Space Agency, 267-274, 2004  pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Splashdown and Post-Impact Dynamics of the Huygens Probe : Model Studies, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Planetary Entry and Descent Trajectory Reconstruction and Science, Lisbon, October 2003, ESA SP-544, European Space Agency,   pdf

 

A. Cuerva, A. Sanz-Andrés. R. Lorenz, Sonic Anemometry of Planetary Atmospheres, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Planetary Entry and Descent Trajectory Reconstruction and Science, Lisbon, October 2003, ESA SP-544, European Space Agency, 295-302, 2004

 

R. D. Lorenz, W. V. Boynton and C. F Turner, Demonstration of Comet Sample Acquisition by Penetrator, ESA Proceedings, IAA Conference on Low-Cost Planetary Exploration, SP-542, 387-394, 2003   pdf

 

R. D. Lorenz, Planetary Probe Entry and Descent Instrumentation – A Review,  in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Planetary Entry and Descent Trajectory Reconstruction and Science, Lisbon, October 2003, ESA SP-544, European Space Agency, 49-56, 2004

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Ralph D Lorenz, Carl Hergenrother, Brooke White, J. Doug West, Mitsugu Fujii and Jason Hatton,

Observing Titan with Amateur Equipment, ESA SP-1276, pp.291-300, 2005

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Unrefereed/Popular Articles

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Debris Hazard Poses Future Threat' Spaceflight Jan. 1988 pp.4-7

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Born Again' Spaceflight  March 1988 pp.92-95

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'All Satellites Cheap and Small' New Scientist  17 June 1989 pp.59-62

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'All Aboard the Pluto Express', New Scientist, 23 May 1996 p.34-37

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Sixty Ways to Tour Saturn', New Scientist, 14 December 1996, pp.34-36

 

R. D. Lorenz,'Lifting Titan's Veil', New Scientist, 12 April 1997, pp.34-38

 

R. D. Lorenz, 'Death of a Watery World', New Scientist, 20 September 1997, pp. 34-37

 

R. D. Lorenz, Unveiling Tomorrow’s Technology, Astronomy, December 1999

 

R. D. Lorenz, Titan Here We Come, New Scientist,  pp.24-27, 15 July 2000

 

R. D. Lorenz, Mars Attracts,  New Scientist,  pp.38-40 May 2001

 

R. D. Lorenz, Driven to Extremes,  New Scientist,  pp.38-42  6 October 2001

 

R.D.Lorenz, Titan Comes into Focus,  Astronomy.com, January 2002

 

R.D.Lorenz,  The Stealthy Bright Side of Iapetus,  Astronomy.com, January 2002

 

R D Lorenz, Unique Meteorite Crater Found under North Sea, New Scientist,  31 July 2002

 

R D Lorenz, Titan’s Winds Blow North at Noon, Astronomy.com, August 2002

 

R D Lorenz, Extraterrestrial UAVS, Unmanned Vehicles, Vol.7 No.4 October 2002, 20-21

 

R D Lorenz, The Undiscovered Country, Astronomy Now, October 2002, 33-35

 

R D Lorenz, Rediscover Titan's Atmosphere,  Astronomy Now, December 2002

 

R D Lorenz, Toxic Shock on Titan, New Scientist, January   (short news piece, no byline)

 

R D Lorenz,  Safe Havens? Astronomy Now, July 2002, p.58

 

R D Lorenz, Shooting the Space Station, Astronomy Now,

 

R D Lorenz, Fire of the Gods, Astronomy Now, October 2003, 64-65

 

R D Lorenz, Glitter of Distant Seas, Astronomy.com  October 2003

 

R D Lorenz, Frisbee Black Box, Nuts and Volts Vol.25 No.2 (February 2004) pp.52-55  pdf

 

R D Lorenz, Robots Rampage across the Planets, Servo, (April 2004)

 

R D Lorenz, Titan - International Moon of Mystery, Lunar and Planetary Bulletin, May 2004

 

R D Lorenz, Flying Saucers, New Scientist, 40-41, 19 June 2004   pdf

 

 R D Lorenz, Java Power - Building a Thermoelectric Mug, Nuts and Volts September 2004, pp.46-49    pdf



                                                                Invited Seminars/Papers/Colloquia

 

Changes on Titan on Geological, Seasonal & hourly timescales, Seminar - Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France, July 1996

 

Titan's Surface - Revealed by Cassini : Cassini Inreach Seminar, JPL, November 1996

 

Evolution of Titan's Climate, Solicited Paper, European Geophysical Society Meeting, April 1997

 

Lifting Titan's Veil, LPI Seminar Series, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, July 1997

 

Lifting Titan's Veil, Seminar - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Houston, October 1997

 

Expected Surface of Titan compared with Observed Surfaces of the Galilean Satellites, Invited Paper The Jovian System after Galileo: The Saturnian System before Cassini, Nantes, France, May 1998

 

Titan : HST Observations and Climate Modelling, Steward Observatory SummerTime Astro Research Seminar, July 1998

 

Habitable Worlds, Edinburgh International Science Festival, April 1999

 

Production, Acceleration and Distribution of Microtektites, Theoretical Astrophysics Lunchtime Colloquium, March 2000

 

Entropy Production on Mars and Titan, Seminar -  Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique, Jussieu, Paris, October 2000

 

Sand,  Wind and Entropy, Seminar - Planetary Science Research Unit, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England, October 2000

 

Radar and Entropy at Titan, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, December 2000

 

Maximum Entropy Production : A Simple Predictive Principle for Complex Convective Flows, University of Arizona, Theoretical Astrophysics Program Colloquium Series, 29 January 2001

 

Lifting Titan’s Veil, Seminar - Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, October 2001

 

4-day Seminar Series, Universitia Autonomia de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, November 2001

 

Work in Planetary Atmospheric Engines,  European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Observatoire de Haute-Provence, France, February 2002

 

Titan,  University of California, Santa Cruz, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics Seminar Series, May 2002

 

Planets and the Principle of Maximum Entropy Production, Beyond Daisyworld Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 2002

 

Titan, Astrobiology Seminar Series, University of Washington, Seattle, November 2002

 

Titan, European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Universite de Grenoble, France, January 2003

 

Work Output of Planetary Atmospheres, European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Universite de Grenoble, France, January 2003

 

Entropy Production in a Planetary Context,  MEP Workshop, Institut National de Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Bordeaux, France, April 2003

 

Engines and Entropy in Geophysics,  Colloquium , University of California, Santa Cruz, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, July 2003

 

Beyond Daisyworld Workshop, University of Sussex, UK, August 2003

 

Seminar Series, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, November 2003

 

Titan, European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Universite de Grenoble, France, January 2004

 

Work Output and Entropy Production in Planetary Atmospheres, European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Universite de Grenoble, France, January 2004

 

Comets, European Research Course in Atmospheres,  Universite de Grenoble, France, January 2004

 

Evolution of Titan’s Surface, Invited Talk – Titan Workshop, Observatoire de Paris, January 2004

 

Titan : A New Flavor of Planetary Ocean –Invited Talk,  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Session on Planetary Oceans, Seattle, February 2004

 

Titan, Astronomy Department Colloquium, New Mexico State University, February 2004

 

Lifting Titan's Veil, University of Bari, Italy, May 2004

 

Lifting Titan's Veil, Centre for Astrobiology, Madrid, Spain, 14 June 2004

 

Planets, Life and the Production of Entropy, Centre for Astrobiology, Madrid, Spain, 16 June 2004

 

Caixa de Barcelona, Spain, October 2004