Bramson Group Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

= research advisee *= shared first-authorship

[23] Heldmann, J., M. Marinova, D. Lim, D. Wilson, P. Carrato, K. Kennedy, A. Esbeck, T. Colaprete, R. Elphic, J. Captain, K. Zacny, L. Stolov, B. Mellerowicz, J. Palmowski, A. M. Bramson, N. Putzig, G. Morgan, H. Sizemore, J. Coyan (Accepted to New Space), Mission architecture using the SpaceX Starship vehicle to enable sustained human presence on Mars with in situ resource utilization of water ice.

[22] Becerra, P., I. B. Smith, S. Hibbard, C. Andres, J. Bapst, A. M. Bramson, P. B. Buhler, A. Coronato, S. Diniega, J. Emmett, A. Grau Galofre, C. Herny, M. Kahre, J. P. Knightly, S. Nerozzi, A. Pascuzzo, G. Portyankina, J. Rabassa, L. K. Tamppari, T. N. Titus, J. Whitten, Z. Yoldi (2021), Past, Present and Future of Mars Polar Science: Outcomes and Outlook from the 7th International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration. The Planetary Science Journal, 2, 209, doi:10.3847/PSJ/ac19a5.

[21] Cartwright, R. J., C. B. Beddingfield, T. A. Nordheim, C. M. Elder, J. C. Castillo-Rogez, M. Neveu, A. M. Bramson, M. M. Sori, B. J. Buratti, R. T. Pappalardo, J. E. Roser, I. J. Cohen, E. J. Leonard, A. I. Ermakov, M. R. Showalter, W. M. Grundy, E. P. Turtle, and M. D. Hofstadter (2021), The science case for spacecraft exploration of the Uranian satellites: Candidate ocean worlds in an ice giant system. The Planetary Science Journal, 2, 120, doi:10.3847/PSJ/abfe12.

[20] Calvin, W. M., N. E. Putzig, C. M. Dundas, A. M. Bramson, B. H. N. Horgan, K. D. Seelos, H. G. Sizemore, B. L. Ehlmann, G. A. Morgan, J. W. Holt, S. L. Murchie, G. W. Patterson (2021), The Mars Orbiter for Resources, Ices, and Environments (MORIE) Science Goals and Instrument Trades in Radar, Imaging, and Spectroscopy. The Planetary Science Journal, 2, 76, doi:10.3847/PSJ/abe4db.

[19] Schaefer, E. I., C. W. Hamilton, C. D. Neish, M. M. Sori, A. M. Bramson, S. P. Beard (2021), Reexamining the potential to classify lava flows from the fractality of their margins. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, e2020JB020949, doi:10.1029/2020JB020949.

[18] Rodriguez, J. A. P., K. L. Tanaka, A. M. Bramson, G. J. Leonard, V. R. Baker, M. Zarroca (2021), North polar trough formation due to in-situ erosion as a source of young ice in mid-latitudinal mantles on Mars. Scientific Reports, 11, 6750, doi:10.1038/s41598-021-83329-3.

[17] Diniega, S., A. M. Bramson, B. Buratti, P. Buhler, D. Burr, M. Chojnacki, S. Conway, C. M. Dundas, C. J. Hansen, A. S. McEwen, M. G. Lapôtre, J. Levy, L. Mc Keown, S. Piqueux, G. Portyankina, C. Swann, T. N. Titus, J. M. Widmer (2021), Modern Mars' geomorphological activity, driven by wind, frost, and gravity. Geomorphology, 380, 107627, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107627.

[16] Dundas, C. M., M. T. Mellon, S. J. Conway, I. J. Daubar, K. E. Williams, L. Ojha, J. J. Wray, A. M. Bramson, S. Byrne, A. S. McEwen, L. V. Posiolova, G. Speth, D. Viola, M. E. Landis, G. A. Morgan, A. V. Pathare (2021), Widespread Exposures of Extensive Clean Shallow Ice in the Middle Latitudes of Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 126, e2020JE006617, doi:1029/2020JE006617.

[15] Morgan, G. A., N. E. Putzig, M. R. Perry, H. G. Sizemore, A. M. Bramson, E. I. Petersen, Z. M. Bain, D. M. H. Baker , M. Mastrogiuseppe, R. H. Hoover, I. B. Smith, A. Pathare, C. M. Dundas, B. A. Campbell (2021), Availability of Subsurface Water-Ice Resources in the Northern Mid-Latitudes of Mars. Nature Astronomy, 5, 230–236, doi:10.1038/s41550-020-01290-z.

[14] Martellato, E., A. M. Bramson, G. Cremonese, A. Lucchetti, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, C. Re, and S. Byrne (2020), Martian Ice Revealed by Modeling of Simple Terraced Crater Formation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 125, e2019JE006108, doi:10.1029/2019JE006108.

[13] Cook, C. W., A. M. Bramson, S. Byrne, J. W. Holt, M. S. Christoffersen, D. Viola, C. M. Dundas, T.A. Goudge (2020), Sparse subsurface radar reflectors in Hellas Planitia, Mars. Icarus, 348, 113847, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2020.113847.

[12] Bramson, A. M., S. Byrne, J. Bapst, I.B. Smith, and T. McClintock (2019), A Migration Model for the Polar Spiral Troughs of Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 124, 4, 1020-1043, doi:10.1029/2018JE005806.

[11] *Sori, M. M. and *A. M. Bramson (2019), Water on Mars, with a grain of salt: local heat anomalies are required for basal melting of ice at the south pole today. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 3, 1222-1231, doi:10.1029/2018GL080985.

[10] Diniega, S., I.B. Smith, and A. M. Bramson (2019), Updates on understanding Mars’s recent and present-day climate. Eos, 100, doi:10.1029/2019EO114411.

[9] Sori, M. M., H. G. Sizemore, S. Byrne, A. M. Bramson, M. T. Bland, N. T. Stein, and C. T. Russell (2018), Cryovolcanic rates on Ceres revealed by topography. Nature Astronomy, 2, 946-950, doi:10.1038/s41550-018-0574-1.

[8] Hamilton, C. W., P. J. Mouginis-Mark, M. M. Sori, S. P. Scheidt, and A. M. Bramson (2018), Episodes of aqueous flooding and effusive volcanism associated with Hrad Vallis, Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 123, 6, 1484–1510, doi:10.1029/2018JE005543.

[7] Elder, C. M., A. M. Bramson, L. W. Blum, H. T. Chilton, A. Chopra, C. Chu, A. Das, A. B. Davis, A. Delgado, J. Fulton, L. Jozwiak, A. Khayat, M. E. Landis, J. L. Molaro, M. Slipski, S. Valencia, J. Watkins, C. L. Young, C. J. Budney, and K. L. Mitchell (2018), OCEANUS: A high science return Uranus orbiter with a low-cost instrument suite. Acta Astronautica, 148, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.04.019.

[6] Dundas, C. M. A. M. Bramson, L. Ojha, J. J. Wray, M. T. Mellon, S. Byrne, A. S. McEwen, N. E. Putzig, D. Viola, S. Sutton, E. Clark, and J. W. Holt (2018), Exposed subsurface ice sheets in the Martian mid-latitudes. Science, 359, 6372, 199-201, doi:10.1126/science.aao1619.

[5] Smith, I. B., S. Diniega, D. W. Beaty, T. Thorsteinsson, P. Becerra, A. M. Bramson, S. M. Clifford, C. S. Hvidberg, G. Portyakina, S. Piqueux, A. Spiga, and T. N. Titus (2018), Introduction to the Special Issue on Mars Polar Science and Exploration: Conference Summary and Five Top Questions. Icarus, 308, 2-14, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.06.027.

[4] Bramson, A. M., S. Byrne, and J. Bapst (2017), Preservation of Mid-Latitude Ice Sheets on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 112, 11, 2250–2266, doi:10.1002/2017JE005357. (JGR Editor's Highlight)

[3] Sori, M. M., J. Bapst, A. M. Bramson, S. Byrne, and M. E. Landis (2017), A Wunda-full world? Carbon dioxide ice deposits on Umbriel and other Uranian moons. Icarus, 290, 1-13, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.029.

[2] Sori, M. M., S. Byrne, M. T. Bland, A. M. Bramson, A. I. Ermakov, C. W. Hamilton, K. A. Otto, O. Ruesch, and C. T. Russell (2017), The vanishing cryovolcanoes of Ceres. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 3, 1243-1250, doi:10.1002/2016GL072319.

[1] Bramson, A. M., S. Byrne, N. E. Putzig, S. Sutton, J. J. Plaut, T. C. Brothers, and J. W. Holt (2015), Widespread excess ice in Arcadia Planitia, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 16, 6566-6574, doi:10.1002/2015GL064844.

 

Book Chapters

Putzig, N.E., Morgan, G.A., Sizemore, H.G., Baker, D.M.H., Petersen, E.I., Pathare, A.V., Dundas, C.M., Bramson, A.M., Courville, S.W., Perry, M.R., Nerozzi, S., Bain, Z.M., Hoover, R.H., Campbell, B.A., Mastrogiuseppe, M., Mellon, M.T., Seu, R., Smith, I.B. (In Press), Ice Resource Mapping on Mars. In Badescu, V., Zacny, K., Bar-Cohen, Y. (Eds.), Handbook of Space Resources, Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

 

Other Publications

[11] Bramson et al. (2020) Mid-Latitude Ice on Mars: A Science Target for Planetary Climate Histories and an Exploration Target for In Situ Resources, White Paper #115 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.cc90422d.

[10] Heldmann et al. (2020) Accelerating Martian and Lunar Science through SpaceX Starship Missions, White Paper Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032.

[9] Courville et al. (2020) Developing Active Source Seismology for Planetary Science, White Paper #398 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.ef2d617d.

[8] Sori et al. (2020) Transformative science unlocked by future geodetic data at Mars, Venus, and Ocean Worlds, White Paper #75 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:doi.org/10.3847/25c2cfeb.95f16d67.

[7] Cartwright and Beddingfield et al. (2020) The Science Case for Spacecraft Exploration of the Uranian Satellites, White Paper #78 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.534f7e8d.

[6] Grau Galofre (2020) A Comparative View of Glacial and Periglacial Landforms on Earth and Mars, White Paper #101 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.421a94c3.

[5] Diniega et al. (2020) Mars as a “natural laboratory” for studying surface activity on a range of planetary bodies, White Paper #123 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.950513cc.

[4] Becerra et al. (2020) The Importance of the Climate Record in the Martian Polar Layered Deposits, White Paper #144 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.90c37f59.

[3] Karunatillake et al. (2020) GANGOTRI mission concept on the glacial key to the Amazonian climate of Mars, White Paper #357 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.a3d8d8e9.

[2] Smith et al. (2020) Solar-System-Wide Significance of Mars Polar Science, White Paper #301 Submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023–2032, Bulletin of the AAS, Vol. 53, Issue 4, doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.4db95c67.

[1] Bramson, A.M. (2020), Understanding water ice on Mars using orbital ground-penetrating radar, 18th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, Society of Exploration Geophysicists Global Meeting Abstracts: 412-415, doi:10.1190/gpr2020-107.1.