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Selected Publications:

  1. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., et al. (2020) Crater morphology and evolution at the Phoenix Landing site: Insights into timing of modern geological processes and subsurface ice. Icarus.  (click here for a pdf of the manuscript)
  2. Noe Dobrea E.Z. et al. (2019) Mineralogy of a cemented inverted channel, Atacama, Chile: clues to its formation. Submitted Icarus Feb 2020.   Click here for ArchivX copy.

  3. Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2019) Exploring the Surface and Cloud Deck of Venus using Long duration Solar-powered Aircraft. AIAA SciTech 2020 contribution 2020-2017.  Published online 5 Jan. 2020. (click here for a pdf of the manuscript)

  1. Rodriguez A., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2020) The Oldest Highlands of Mars May Be Massive Dust Fallout Deposits.  Nature Scientific Reports 10:10347.  doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-64676-z (click here for a pdf of the manuscript)

  2. Gyalay, S., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2019) Nonlinear spectral mixture modeling to estimate water-ice abundance of Martian regolith. Icarus. 329 p. 79-87.  doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.02.033 (click here for a pdf of the manuscript)

  3. Thompson, et al. (2018) Spatial Spectroscopic Models for Remote Exploration. Astrobiology 18, 934-954.

  4. Michalski, J.R., Dobrea, E.Z.N., et al. (2017) Ancient hydrothermal seafloor deposits in Eridania basin on Mars. Nature Communications 8, 15978.

  5. Weitz, C.M., Noe Dobrea, E.Z., Wray, J.J. (2015) Mixtures of clays and sulfates within deposits in western Melas Chasma, Mars. Icarus 251, 291-314.

  6. Jamieson, C.S., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2014) The spectral variability of kieserite (MgSO4.H2O) with temperature and grain size and its application to the Martian surface. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 119, 1218-1237.

  7. Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al.(2012) Hydrated minerals on Endeavour Crater's rim and interior, and surrounding plains: New insights from CRISM data. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L23201.

  8. Weitz, C.M., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2012) Geologic relationships between gray hematite, sulfates, and clays in Capri Chasma. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 117, E00J09.

  9. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., et al. (2011) Aqueous mineralogy and stratigraphy at and around the proposed Mawrth Vallis MSL Landing Site: New insights into the aqueous history of the region. Int. J. Mars Sci. Expl. 6, 32-46.

  10. Altheide, T.S., Chevrier, V.F., Noe Dobrea, E. (2010) Mineralogical characterization of acid weathered phyllosilicates with implications for secondary martian deposits. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 6232-6248.

  11. Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2010) Mineralogy and stratigraphy of phyllosilicate-bearing and dark mantling units in the greater Mawrth Vallis/west Arabia Terra area: Constraints on geological origin. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 115, E00D19.

  12. Grant, J.A., Wilson, S.A., Noe Dobrea, E. et al. (2010) HiRISE views enigmatic deposits in the Sirenum Fossae region of Mars. Icarus 205, 53-63.

  1. McKeown, N.K., Bishop, J.L., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2009) Characterization of phyllosilicates observed in the central Mawrth Vallis region, Mars, their potential formational processes, and implications for past climate. J. Geophys. Res. 114, E00D10.

  2. Bishop, J.L. et al. (2009) Mineralogy of Juventae Chasma: Sulfates in the light-toned mounds, mafic minerals in the bedrock, and hydrated silica and hydroxylated ferric sulfate on the plateau. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 114, E00D09.

  3. Wray, J.J., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2009) Phyllosilicates and sulfates at Endeavour Crater, Meridiani Planum, Mars. Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L21201.

  4. Horgan, B.H., Bell, J.F., Noe Dobrea, E.Z. et al. (2009) Distribution of hydrated minerals in the north polar region of Mars. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 114, E01005.

  5. Bishop, J.L., Dobrea, Eldar Z. Noe et al. (2008) Phyllosilicate Diversity and Past Aqueous Activity Revealed at Mawrth Vallis, Mars. Science 321, 830.

  6. Weitz, C.M., Lane, M.D., Staid, M., Dobrea, E.N. (2008) Gray hematite distribution and formation in Ophir and Candor chasmata. J. Geophys. Res. 113, E02016.

  7. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., et al. (2008) Correlations between hematite and sulfates in the chaotic terrain east of Valles Marineris. Icarus 193, 516-534.

  8. Noe Dobrea, E., et al. (2008) Global-scale near infrared variability on Mars: Analysis of 2003 Mars opposition observations from HST/NICMOS. Icarus 193, 112-124.

  9. Malin, M.C., Edgett, K.S., Posiolova, L.V., McColley, S.M., Dobrea, E.Z.N. (2006) Present-Day Impact Cratering Rate and Contemporary Gully Activity on Mars. Science 314, 1573.

  10. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., et al. (2006) Analysis of a spectrally unique deposit in the dissected Noachian terrain of Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 111, E06007.

  11. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., Bell, J.F. (2005) TES spectroscopic identification of a region of persistent water ice clouds on the flanks of Arsia Mons Volcano, Mars. J. Geophys. Res. (Planets) 110, E05002.

  12. Dobrea, E.Z.N. (2004) Spectroscopic searches for water-alteration products on Mars. Ph.D. Thesis 3498.

  13. Noe Dobrea, E.Z., Bell, et al. (2003) H2O- and OH-bearing minerals in the martian regolith: analysis of 1997 observations from HST/NICMOS. Icarus 166, 1-20.

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