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David’s research is on comparative planetology, more specifically atmospheric evolution, with a focus on Venus.
Here are several of David’s scientific publications and research topics.You will find many of his papers available by clicking on the article. If there are any that are not available, or you would like a reprint, please send us an e-mail.
A. Posner, et al (2013) The Hohmann–Parker effect measured by the Mars Science Laboratory on the transfer from Earth to Mars: Consequences and opportunities. Planetary and Space Science 89 (2013) 127–139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pss.2013.09.013
Baines K. H., Atreya S. K., Bullock M. A., Grinspoon D. H., Mahaffy P., Russell C. T., Schubert G., and Zahnle K. (2013) The atmospheres of the terrestrial planets: Clues to the origins and early evolution of Venus, Earth, and Mars. In Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets (S. J. Mackwell et al., eds.), pp. 137–160. Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, DOI: 10.2458/azu_uapress_9780816530595-ch006.
Grinspoon, D., Amato, M.J., Adams, M.L., Balint, T. (2010). Venus Climate Mission Study, Mission Concept Study Report to the NRC Decadal Survey Inner Planets Panel, NASAGSFC, JPL/Caltech, NASA-ARC, June 2010
McGouldrick, K., K. H. Baines, T. W. Momary, and D. H. Grinspoon. (2008). Venus Express / VIRTIS observations of middle and lower cloud variability and implications for dynamics, J. Geophys. Res., 113. E00B14, doi:10.1029/2008JE003113.
K.H. Baines, et al. (2007). “Experiencing Venus: Clues to the Origin, Evolution and Chemistry of Terrestrial Planets via In Situ Exploration of our Sister World.” in Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet, Amer Geophysical Union. June 30, 2007
D. H. Grinspoon and M.A. Bullock. (2007). Astrobiology and Venus Exploration, in Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet, Larry W. Esposito, Ellen R. Stofan, Thomas E. Cravens, Editors. Amer Geophysical Union . June 30, 2007
de Bergh, C. B. Bezard, D. Crisp, J.P. Maillard, T. Owen, J. Pollack and D.H. Grinspoon (1995). Water in the deep atmosphere of Venus from high-resolution spectra of the night side. Adv. Space Res., 15, 479-488
Grinspoon, D.H., J.B. Pollack, B.R. Sitton, R.W. Carlson, L.W. Kamp, K.H. Baines, T. Encrenaz and F.W. Taylor (1993). Probing Venus’ cloud structure with Galileo NIMS. Planet. Space Sci., 41, 515-542.
Roos, M., P. Drossart, Th. Encrenaz, E. Lellouch, B. Bezard, R.W. Carlson, K. Baines, L.W. Kamp, F.W. Taylor, A.D. Collard, S.B. Calcutt, J.B. Pollack and D.H. Grinspoon (1993). The upper clouds of Venus: determination of the scale height from NIMS-Galileo Infrared data. Planet. Space Sci .. 41, 505-514.
Carlson, R.W., L.W. Kamp, K. Baines, J. Pollack, D. Grinspoon, T. Encrenaz, P. Drossart and F. Taylor. (1993). Distinct Venus cloud types as observed by the Galileo Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer Planet. Space Sci .41, 477-486.
Bezard, B., C. de Bergh, B. Fegley, J.-P. Maillard, D. Crisp, T. Owen, J.B. Pollack and D. Grinspoon (1993). The abundance of sulfur dioxide below the clouds of Venus. Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1587-1590.
Pollack, J.B., D.H. Grinspoon, J.B. Dalton, R. Wattson, R. Freeman, D. Crisp, D. Allen, B. Bezard, C. deBergh, L.P. Givers, Q. Ma and R. Tipping (1993). Near-Infrared light from Venus’ Nightside: A Spectroscopic Analysis. Icarus, 103, 1-42
Lewis, J.S. and D.H. Grinspoon. (1990).
Vertical distribution of water in the atmosphere of Venus: A simple thermochemical explanation. Science, 249, 1273-1275. 3-D Monte Carlo modelling of the surface evolution of Venus
Grinspoon, D.H. and C. Sagan (1988).
The effect of asteroid and comet impacts on the early terrestrial environment.
Abstract for invited talk at the twenty-seventh COSPAR meeting.
Grinspoon, D.H. (1987) Was Venus wet? Deuterium reconsidered. Science, 238, 1702-1704.