Dr. Sprague's Bibliography


Barbieri, C., S. Verani, G. Cremonese, A. Sprague, M. Mendillo, R. Cosentino, and D. Hunten, First observations of the Na exosphere of Mercury with the high resolution spectrograph of the 3.5 m Telescopio Nazionale Galileo, Planetary and Space Science, submitted, 2003.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, L.R. Doose, and R.E. Hill, Mars atmospheric water vapor abundance:  1996 - 1997, Icarus, 163, 88 - 101, 2003.

Sprague, A.L., J. Warell, J. Emery, A. Long, J. Rayner, and M. Cushing, SpeX Spectroscopy of Mercury:  0.8 - 5.2 micrometers, in International Astronomical Union, edited by N. Thomas, and  R. Schultz, International Astronomical Union, Sydney, Australia, 2003.

Hunten, D.M., and A.L. Sprague, Diurnal variation of Na and K at Mercury, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 37, 1191 - 1195, 2002.

Sprague, A.L., J.P. Emery, K.L. Donaldson, R.W. Russell, D.K. Lynch, and A.L. Mazuk, Mercury:  Mid-infrared (3 - 13.5 micrometer) observations show heterogeneous surface composition, presence of intermediate and basic soil types, and pyroxene., Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 37, 1255 - 1268, 2002.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, R.E. Hill, L.R. Doose, and B. Rizk, Water Vapor abundances over Mars north high latitude regions:  1996 - 1999, Icarus, 154, 183 - 189, 2001.

Mendillo, M., J. Warell, S. Limaye, J. Baumgardner, A. Sprague, and J. Wilson, Imaging the surface of Mercury using ground-based telescopes, Planetary and Space Science, 49 (14 - 15), 1501 - 1505, 2001.

Shkuratov, Y., D. Stankevich, M. Sitko, and A.L. Sprague, Thermal emission indicatrix for rough planetary surfaces at arbitrary heating/observing geometry, Proceedings Ast. Soc. of the Pacific, 2000.

Sprague, A.L., Thermal emission spectroscopy and data analysis of solar system regoliths, Proceedings of the Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 196, 167, 2000.

Hunten, D.M., A.L. Sprague, and L.R. Doose, Correction for dust opacity of martian atmospheric water vapor abundances, Icarus, 147, 42 - 48, 2000.

Sprague, A.L., L.K. Deutsch, J. Hora, G.G. Fazio, B. Ludwig, J. Emery, and W.F. Hoffmann, Mid-infrared (8.1 - 12.5 micrometer) imaging of Mercury, Icarus, 147, 421 - 432, 2000.

Sprague, A.L., and T.L. Roush, Comparison of telescopic Mercury data with emission spectra, Icarus, 133, 174-183, 1998.

Emery, J.P., A.L. Sprague, F.C. Witteborn, J.E. Colwell, R.W.H. Kozlowski, and D.H. Wooden, Mercury:  Thermal Modeling and Mid-infrared (5 - 12 micrometer) Observations, Icarus, 136, 104-123, 1998.

Sprague, A.L., W.E. Schmitt, and R.E. Hill, Mercury:  Sodium Atmospheric Enhancements, Radar Bright Spots, and Visible Surface Features, Icarus, 136, 60-68, 1998.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, R.W.H. Kozlowski, F.A. Grosse, R.E. Hill, and R.L. Morris, Observations of sodium in the lunar atmosphere during international lunar atmosphere week, 1995, Icarus, 131, 372 - 381, 1998.

Hunten, D.M., G. Cremonese, A.L. Sprague, R.E. Hill, S. Verani, and R.H.H. Kozlowski, The Leonid meteor storm and the lunar sodium atmosphere, Icarus, 136, 1998.

Sprague, A.L., D.B. Nash, F.C. Witteborn, and D.P. Cruikshank, Mercury's Feldspar Connection:  Mid-ir measurements suggest plagioclase, Adv. Space Res., 19, 1507 - 1510, 1997.

Hunten, D.M., and A.L. Sprague, The character of the lunar and mercurian atmospheres, Adv. Space Res., 19, 1551 - 1560, 1997.

Feldman, W.C., B.L. Barraclough, C.J. Hansen, and A.L. Sprague, The Neutron Signature of Mercury's Volatile Polar Deposits, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102 (E11), 25565 - 25574, 1997.

Sprague, A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, D.M. Hunten, N.M. Schneider, D.L. Domingue, W.K. Wells, W. Schmitt, and U. Fink, Distribution and Abundance of Sodium in Mercury's Atmosphere, 1985-1988, Icarus, 129, 506 - 527, 1997.

Stern, S.A., J.W. Parker, T.H. Morgan, B.C. Flynn, D.M. Hunten, A.L. Sprague, M. Mendillo, and M.C. Festou, An HST search for magnesium in the lunar atmosphere, Icarus, 127, 523 - 526, 1997.

Domingue, D.L., A.L. Sprague, and D.M. Hunten, Dependence of mercurian atmospheric column abundance estimations on surface reflectance modeling, Icarus, 128, 75 - 82, 1997.

Sprague, A.L., G.L. Bjoraker, D.M. Hunten, F.C. Witteborn, R.W.H. Kozlowski, and D.H. Wooden, Water Brought in to Jupiter's Atmosphere by Fragments R and W of Comet SL-9, Icarus, 121, 30 - 37, 1996.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, and R.E. Hill, Martian Water Vapor, 1988 -- 1995, JGR, 101, 23,229 - 23,241, 1996.

Walter, C., M.S. Marley, D.M. Hunten, A.L. Sprague, W.K. Wells, A. Dayal, W.F. Hoffmann, M.V. Sykes, L.K. Deutsch, G.G. Fazio, and J.L. Hora, A search for seismic waves from the impact of the  SL/9 R fragment, Icarus, 121, 342 - 350, 1996.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, and F.A. Grosse, An upper limit for lithium in Mercury's atmosphere, Icarus, 124, 345 - 349, 1996.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, and K. Lodders, Erratum:  Sulfur at Mercury, Elemental at the Poles and Sulfides in the Regolith, Icarus, 118, 211 - 215, 1996.

Orton, G., M. A'Hearn, K. Baines, D. Deming, T. Dowling, J. Goguen, C. Griffith, H. Hammel, W. Hoffmann, D. Hunten, D. Jewitt, T. Kostiuk, S. Miller, K. Noll, K. Zahnle, N. Achilleos, A. Dayal, L. Deutsch, F. Espenak, P. Esterle, J. Friedson, K. Fast, J. Harrington, J. Hora, R. Joseph, D. Kelly, J. Lacy, C. Lisse, J. Rayner, A. Sprague, M. Shure, D. Griep, C. Kaminski, C. Arden, A. Chaikin, J. Goldstein, D. Gilmore, G. Fazio, T. Kanamori, H. Lam, T. Livengood, M. MacLow, M. Marley, T. Momary, D. Robertson, P. Romani, M. Sykes, J. Tennyson, D. Wellnitz, and S. Ying, Collision of Comet  Shoemaker Levy 9 and its Collision with Jupiter Observed by the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility., Science, 267, 1277 - 1282, 1995.

Jeanloz, R., D. Mitchell, A. Sprague, and I. dePater, Evidence for a basalt-free surface on Mercury and implications for internal heat, Science, 268, 1455 - 1457, 1995.

Sprague, A.L., D.M. Hunten, and K. Lodders, Sulfur at Mercury, Elemental at the Poles  and Sufides in the Regolith, Icarus, 118, 211 - 215, 1995.

Sprague, A.L., F.C. Witteborn, R.W.H. Kozlowski, D.P. Cruikshank, M.J. Bartholomew, and A.L. Graps, Erratum:  The Moon: Mid-Infrared (7.5 to 11.4 microns) Spectroscopy of Selected Regions, Icarus, 100, 73, 1995.

Kozlowski, R.W.H., A.L. Sprague, B.R. Sandel, D.M. Hunten, and A.L. Broadfoot, Moon Based Global Field Airglow:  for Artemis of any other Common Lunar Lander, Adv. Space Res., 14 (6), [6]177 - [6]180, 1994.

Sprague, A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, F.C. Witteborn, D.P. Cruikshank, and D.H. Wooden, Mercury:  Evidence for Basalt and Anorthosite from Mid-Infrared (7.3-13.5 micron) Spectroscopy, Icarus, 109, 156 - 167, 1994.

Sprague, A.L., and D.M. Hunten, Mercury's Atmosphere--Surface Considerations, in Conference on Deep Earth and Planetary Volatiles, Pasadena, California, 1994.

Hunten, D.M., W.B. Hoffmann, and A.L. Sprague, Jovian seismic waves and their detection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21 (11), 1091 - 1094, 1994.

Sprague, A.L., Mid-Infrared (7.5-13.5 micron) Spectroscopy of Asteroids:  The Potential for Mineralogic Determination, in Astronomical Infrared Spectroscopy:  Future Observational Directions, pp. 41 - 46, 1993.

Sprague, A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, D.M. Hunten, and F.A. Grosse., An Upper Limit on Neutral Calcium in Mercury's Atmosphere, Icarus, 104, 33 - 37, 1993.

Sprague, A.L., Correction:  Mercury's Atmospheric Bright Spots and Potassium Variations:  A Possible Cause, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 1993.

Sprague, A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, D.M. Hunten, W.K. Wells, and F.A. Grosse, The Sodium and Potassium Atmosphere of the Moon and Its Interaction With the Surface, Icarus, 96, 27 - 42, 1992.

Sprague, A.L., F.C. Witteborn, R.W. Kozlowski, D.P. Cruikshank, M.J. Bartholomew, and A.L. Graps, The Moon: Mineralogy of selected regions from mid-infrared  (7.5 - 11.4 micron) spectroscopy, Icarus, 100, 73 - 84, 1992.

Sprague, A.L., Mercury's atmospheric sodium bright spots:  a possible cause, JGR, 97 (Ell), 257 - 264, 1992.

Hunten, D.M., R.W.H. Kozlowski, and A.L. Sprague, A Possible Meteor Shower On The Moon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18 (11), 2101-2104, 1991.

Kozlowski, R.W.H., A.L. Sprague, and D.M. Hunten, Potassium in the Lunar Atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 17 (12), 2253 - 2256, 1990.

Sprague, A.L., A Diffusion Source for Sodium and Potassium  in the Atmospheres of Mercury and the Moon., Icarus, 84, 93 - 105, 1990.

Sprague, A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, and D.M. Hunten, Caloris Basin: an Enhanced Source for Sodium and Potassium  in Mercury's Atmosphere, Science, 249, 1140 - 1143, 1990.

Sprague, A.L., An Observational Comparison of Mercury and  The Moon, Ph. D. Dissertation, 1990.

Tyler (Sprague), A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, and D.M. Hunten, Observations of Sodium in the Tenuous Lunar Atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15 (10), 1141 - 1145, 1988.

Tyler (Sprague), A.L., R.W.H. Kozlowski, and L.A. Lebofsky, Determination of Rock Type on Mercury and the Moon Through  Remote Sensing in the Thermal Infrared, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15 (8), 808 - 811, 1988.


                                                Books, Chapters in Books,  and Reports


Strom, R.G., and A.L. Sprague, Exploring Mercury:  The Iron Planet, 216 pp., Springer, Praxis, London, U.K., 2003.

Sprague, A.L., Science of the inner planets from small ground-based telescopes, in Book, 2002.

Sprague, A.L., Mercury, in International Astronomical Union:  Commission 16, pp. xx, 2002.

Sprague, A.L., Mercury:  A world of fire and ice?, in International Space Development Conference: 2001, edited by Rightmeyer, 2001.

Sitko, M.J., A.L. Sprague, and D.K. Lynch, Thermal Emission Spectroscopy and Analysis of Dust, Disks, and Regoliths, in Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, pp. 377, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2000.

Sprague, A.L., and J.F.B. III, Mars Telescopic Observations Workshop II, in Mars Telescopic Observations Workshop II, pp. 41, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, 1997.

Sprague, A.L., Mercury, Section of Commission 16:, in Reports on Astronomy, edited by Appenzeller, pp. 203-213, Netherlands, 1997.

Sprague, A.L., Mercury's Tenuous Atmosphere, in Encyclopedia of Planetary Science, 1996.

Hayward, T., D.H. Wooden, F.C. Witteborn, A.L. Sprague, J. Houck, J. Miles, H. Dahle, M. Tombelli, and B.G. A. Mizer, P. Schmeer, Nova Cygni, 5681, 1992.

Hunten, D.M., P.E. Geisler, D.H. Grinspoon, V.J. Hilgren, D.R. Hilton, D.M. Janes, M.S. Marley, E.A. McFarlane, S.K. Pope, N.M. Schneider, and A.L. Tyler, The Mars Ball Technical Report, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of AZ, Tucson, Arizona, 1988.