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Edgard Rivera-Valentín

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Planetary Scientist
  • Ph.D., Space and Planetary Sciences
    2012, University of Arkansas
  • B.A., Physics
    2008, Alfred University
  • B.A., Mathematics
    2008, Alfred University

Dr. Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín is a planetary scientist whose work focuses on applications for planetary protection policies and planetary defense strategies. They study surface processes with implications for planetary habitability and use ground- and space-based radar observations to characterize asteroids and planetary surfaces. Some of their research interests include brines as an ecological system on Mars and across the Solar System, as well as the formation and evolution of subsurface icy reservoirs. Ed is a Science Investigation Team Member on the NEO Surveyor mission, the Planetary Defense Lead for the OSIRIS-APEX mission, and a Science Team Member on the Mini-RF radar instrument onboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. They are also a team member of the planetary radar group at the Arecibo Observatory and they collaborate with the Goldstone Solar System Radar group. Additionally, Ed works to serve the planetary science community as an editor for the Planetary Science Journal, as a member of the Small Bodies and State of the Profession panels of the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey, and conference convener. Their service work focuses on projects that help to progress the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in the field.

Notable Awards and Leadership

Year(s) Description
2020 - present Science Editor for the Planetary Science Journal
2021 - 2022 Co-Chair of the Lunar and Planetary Institute's IDEA Advisory Committee
2020 - 2022 Committee Member, Small Bodies Panel and State of the Profession Panel for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey
2017 - 2022 Member of the AAS DPS Professional Culture and Climate Subcommittee
2019 Asteroid 2010 ER87 named (389478) Rivera-Valentín
2015 - 2018 Member of the AAS DPS Professional Development Committee
2016 Named NASA Early Career Fellow
2008 - 2012 University of Arkansas Doctoral Academy Fellow

Scholarly Publications

Experimental Constraints on Deliquescence of Calcium Perchlorate Mixed with a Mars Regolith Analog

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Rachel A. Slank, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Vincent F. Chevrier, (2022), Experimental Constraints on Deliquescence of Calcium Perchlorate Mixed with a Mars Regolith Analog, The Planetary Science Journal

Radar and Optical Characterization of Near-Earth Asteroid 2019 OK

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin, Ellen S. Howell, Patrick A. Taylor, Sean E. Marshall, Maxime Devogèle, Anne K. Virkki, Dylan C. Hickson, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Flaviane C. F. Venditti, Jon D. Giorgini, (2022), Radar and Optical Characterization of Near-Earth Asteroid 2019 OK, The Planetary Science Journal , 3, 6, 138, https://doi.org/10.3847/psj/ac63cd

Arecibo S-band Radar Characterization of Local-scale Heterogeneities within Mercury’s North Polar Deposits

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Heather M. Meyer, Patrick A. Taylor, Erwan Mazarico, Sriram S. Bhiravarasu, Anne K. Virkki, Michael C. Nolan, Nancy L. Chabot, Jon D. Giorgini, (2022), Arecibo S-band Radar Characterization of Local-scale Heterogeneities within Mercury’s North Polar Deposits, The Planetary Science Journal

Limited Stability of Multicomponent Brines on the Surface of Mars

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Vincent F. Chevrier, Alec B. Fitting, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, (2022), Limited Stability of Multicomponent Brines on the Surface of Mars, The Planetary Science Journal

Physical Characterization of 2015 JD1: A Possibly Inhomogeneous Near-Earth Asteroid

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Andy López-Oquendo, David E. Trilling, Annika Gustafsson, Anne Virkki, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Mikael Granvik, Colin Orion Chandler, Joseph Chatelain, Patrick Taylor, Luisa Fernanda-Zambrano, (2022), Physical Characterization of 2015 JD1: A Possibly Inhomogeneous Near-Earth Asteroid, The Planetary Science Journal

Arecibo Planetary Radar Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids: 2017 December–2019 December

The Planetary Science Journal, 2022
Anne K. Virkki, Sean E. Marshall, Flaviane C. F. Venditti, Luisa F. Zambrano-Marín, Dylan C. Hickson, Anna McGilvray, Patrick A. Taylor, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Maxime Devogèle, Eframir Franco Díaz, Sriram S. Bhiravarasu, Betzaida Aponte Hernández, Carolina Rodriguez Sánchez-Vahamonde, Michael C. Nolan, Phil Perillat, Israel Cabrera, Elliot González, Daniel Padilla, Victor Negrón, Juan Marrero, Johbany Lebrón, Adrian Bagué, Francisco Jiménez, Andy López-Oquendo, Daniel Repp, Riley A. McGlasson, Brynn Presler-Marshall, Ellen S. Howell, Jean-Luc Margot, Sanjana Prabhu Desai

Habitability Models for Astrobiology

Astrobiology, 2021
Abel Méndez, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Justin Filiberto, Ramses M. Ramírez, Tana E. Wood, Alfonso Dávila, Chris McKay, Kevin N. Ortiz Ceballos, Marcos Jusino-Maldonado, Nicole J. Torres-Santiago, Guillermo Nery, René Heller, Paul K. Byrne, Michael J. Malaska, Erica Nathan, Marta Filipa Simões, André Antunes, Jesús Martínez-Frías, Ludmila Carone, Noam R. Izenberg, Dimitra Atri, Humberto Itic Carvajal Chitty, Priscilla Nowajewski-Barra, Frances Rivera-Hernández, Corine Y. Brown, Kennda L. Lynch, David Catling, Jorge I. Zuluaga, Juan F. Salazar, Howard Chen, Grizelle González, Madhu Kashyap Jagadeesh, Jacob Haqq-Misra, (2021), Habitability Models for Astrobiology, Astrobiology

Introduction—First Billion Years: Habitability

Astrobiology, 2021
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Justin Filiberto, Kennda L. Lynch, Irena Mamajanov, Timothy W. Lyons, Mitch Schulte, Abel Méndez, (2021), Introduction—First Billion Years: Habitability, Astrobiology

The Next-Generation Ground-Based Planetary Radar

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Joseph Lazio, Anne K. Virkki, Noemi Pinilla-Alonso, L. A. M. Benner, M. Brozovic, B. J. Butler, B. A. Campbell, F. Cordova, K. de Kleer, P. G. Edwards, T. M. Eubanks, Y. R. Fernandez, J. D. Giorgini, E. Kruzins, J. L. Margot, A. Mainzer, S. E. Marshall, F. Paganelli, C. A. Raymond, P. A. Taylor, E. Rivera-Valentín, M. A. Slade, F. C. F. Venditti, (2021), The Next-Generation Ground-Based Planetary Radar, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Who is missing in planetary Science?: A demographic study of the planetary science workforce

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Edgard Rivera-Valentín, Julie Rathbun, James Tuttle Keane, Kennda Lynch, Christina Richey, Serina Diniega, Janet Vertesi, (2021), Who is missing in planetary Science?: A demographic study of the planetary science workforce, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Nonbinary Systems: Looking towards the future of gender equity in planetary science

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Beck Strauss, Schuyler R. Borges, Thea Faridani, Jennifer A. Grier, Avery Kiihne, Erin R. Maier, Charlotte Olsen, Theo O'Neill, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Evan L. Sneed, Dany Waller, Vic Zamloot, (2021), Nonbinary Systems: Looking towards the future of gender equity in planetary science, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Creating Inclusive, Supportive, and Safe Environments in Planetary Science for Members of the LGBTQ+ Community

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Kathleen Vander Kaaden, Catheryn Ryan, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Cynthia B. Phillips, James Haber, Justin Filiberto, Adeene Denton, (2021), Creating Inclusive, Supportive, and Safe Environments in Planetary Science for Members of the LGBTQ+ Community, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Who is Missing in Planetary Science?: Strategic Recommendations to Improve the Diversity of the Field

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Julie Rathbun, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, James Tuttle Keane, Kennda Lynch, Serina Diniega, Lynnae C. Quick, Christina Richey, Janet Vertesi, Orenthal J. Tucker, Shawn M. Brooks, (2021), Who is Missing in Planetary Science?: Strategic Recommendations to Improve the Diversity of the Field, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Asteroids Inside Out: Radar Tomography

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Mark Haynes, Anne Virkki, Flaviane Venditti, Dylan Hickson, Noemi Pinilla-Alonso, Julie Brisset, Lance Benner, Carol Raymond, Joseph Lazio, Anthony Freeman, Julie Castillo-Rogez, Erik Asphaug, Patrick Taylor, Alain Herique, Wlodek Kofman, Paul Sava, Maurizio Pajola, Alice Lucchetti, Mario Nascimento De Pra, Edgard Rivera-Valentin, (2021), Asteroids Inside Out: Radar Tomography, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Synergies between ground-based and space-based observations in the solar system and beyond

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Vincent Kofman, Chris Mockel, Glenn Orton, Flaviane Venditti, Alessandra Migliorini, Sara Faggi, Martin Cordiner, Giuliano Liuzzi, Manuela Lippi, Elise W. Knutsen, Imke de Pater, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Dennis Bodewits, Stefanie N. Milam, Eric Villard, Geronimo L. Villaneuva, (2021), Synergies between ground-based and space-based observations in the solar system and beyond, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

The Chronology Problem in the Outer Solar System: Constraining the "WHEN" of Major Dynamical and Geological Events

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Paul Schenk, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Michelle Kirchoff, Stuart Robbins, Barbara Cohen, Luke Dones, Kelsi Singer, David Nesvorný, Sarah Greenstreet, (2021), The Chronology Problem in the Outer Solar System: Constraining the "WHEN" of Major Dynamical and Geological Events, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Resolving the water cycle on a salty Mars: Planetary science and astrobiology exploration strategies for the next decade

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Edgard Rivera-Valentín, Germán Martínez, Justin Filiberto, Kennda Lynch, Vincent F. Chevrier, Raina V. Gough, Margaret Tolbert, Jennifer Hanley, Katherine M. Primm, Alejandro Soto, David Stillman, (2021), Resolving the water cycle on a salty Mars: Planetary science and astrobiology exploration strategies for the next decade, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Near-Earth Object Characterization Using Ground-Based Radar Systems

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Anne Virkki, Patrick A. Taylor, Michael W. Busch, Ellen S. Howell, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Yanga Fernandez, Lance A. M. Benner, Marina Brozovic, Tracy M. Becker, Sean E. Marshall, Dylan C. Hickson, Joseph Masiero, Alessondra Springmann, Flora Paganelli, Flaviane C. F. Venditti, Luisa F. Zambrano Marín, Andy Lopez Oquendo, Maria Womack, Melissa J. Brucker, Bruce A. Campbell, Michael C. Nolan, (2021), Near-Earth Object Characterization Using Ground-Based Radar Systems, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

The importance of ground-based radar observations for planetary exploration

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2021
Edgard Rivera-Valentín, Patrick A. Taylor, Carolina Rodriguez Sanchez-Vahamonde, Dylan Hickson, Catherine Neish, Marina Brozović, Jennifer Whitten, Heather Meyer, Michael Busch, Bruce A. Campbell, Donald B. Campbell, Jean-Luc Margot, Anne Virkki, Flaviane Venditti, Michael C. Nolan, Ellen S. Howell, Maria Womack, Noemí Pinilla-Alonso, (2021), The importance of ground-based radar observations for planetary exploration, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society

Morphometric Study of Craters on Saturn’s Moon Rhea

The Planetary Science Journal, 2021
Betzaida Aponte-Hernández, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Michelle R. Kirchoff, Paul M. Schenk, (2021), Morphometric Study of Craters on Saturn’s Moon Rhea, The Planetary Science Journal

Dione’s Wispy Terrain: A Cryovolcanic Story?

The Planetary Science Journal, 2021
Cristina M. Dalle Ore, Christopher J. Long, Fiona Nichols-Fleming, Francesca Scipioni, Edgard G. Rivera Valentín, Andy J. Lopez Oquendo, Dale P. Cruikshank, (2021), Dione's Wispy Terrain: A Cryovolcanic Story?, The Planetary Science Journal , 2, 2, 83, https://doi.org/10.3847/psj/abe7ec

Prolonged rock exhumation at the rims of kilometer-scale lunar craters

2021

Prolonged Rock Exhumation at the Rims of Kilometer‐Scale Lunar Craters

Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2021
Cole A. Nypaver, Bradley J. Thomson, Caleb I. Fassett, Edgard G. Rivera‐Valentín, Gerald W. Patterson, (2021), Prolonged Rock Exhumation at the Rims of Kilometer‐Scale Lunar Craters, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets

Asteroid 16 Psyche: Shape, Features, and Global Map

The Planetary Science Journal, 2021
Michael K. Shepard, Katherine de Kleer, Saverio Cambioni, Patrick A. Taylor, Anne K. Virkki, Edgard G. Rívera-Valentin, Carolina Rodriguez Sanchez-Vahamonde, Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin, Christopher Magri, David Dunham, John Moore, Maria Camarca, (2021), Asteroid 16 Psyche: Shape, Features, and Global Map, The Planetary Science Journal , 2, 4, 125, https://doi.org/10.3847/psj/abfdba

Distribution and habitability of (meta)stable brines on present-day Mars

Nature Astronomy, 2020
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Vincent F. Chevrier, Alejandro Soto, Germán Martínez, (2020), Distribution and habitability of (meta)stable brines on present-day Mars, Nature Astronomy , 4, 8, 756--761, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-020-1080-9

Global Temporal and Geographic Stability of Brines on Present-day Mars

The Planetary Science Journal, 2020
Vincent F. Chevrier, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Alejandro Soto, Travis S. Altheide, (2020), Global Temporal and Geographic Stability of Brines on Present-day Mars, The Planetary Science Journal , 1, 3, 64, https://doi.org/10.3847/psj/abbc14

The anatomy of fresh complex craters on the mid‐sized icy moons of Saturn and self‐secondary cratering at the rayed crater Inktomi (Rhea)

Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 2020
Paul Schenk, Michelle Kirchoff, Trudi Hoogenboom, Edgard Rivera‐Valentín, (2020), The anatomy of fresh complex craters on the mid-sized icy moons of Saturn and self-secondary cratering at the rayed crater Inktomi (Rhea), Meteoritics & Planetary Science , https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13592

How Good is “Good Enough?” Major Element Chemical Analyses of Planetary Basalts by Spacecraft Instruments

The Planetary Science Journal, 2020
Allan H. Treiman, Justin Filiberto, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, (2020), How Good is "leftGood Enough?"right Major Element Chemical Analyses of Planetary Basalts by Spacecraft Instruments, The Planetary Science Journal , 1, 3, 65, https://doi.org/10.3847/psj/abbc05

Shape model and spin-state analysis of PHA contact binary (85990) 1999 JV6 from combined radar and optical observations

Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2019
A. Rożek, S. C. Lowry, M. C. Nolan, P. A. Taylor, L. A. M. Benner, A. Fitzsimmons, T. J. Zegmott, P. R. Weissman, S. F. Green, B. Rozitis, C. Snodgrass, W. D. Smythe, M. D. Hicks, E. S. Howell, A. K. Virkki, B. Aponte-Hernandez, E. G. Rivera-Valentín, L. A. Rodriguez-Ford, L. F. Zambrano-Marin, M. Brozović, S. P. Naidu, J. D. Giorgini, L. G. Snedeker, J. S. Jao, F. D. Ghigo, (2019), Shape model and spin-state analysis of PHA contact binary (85990) 1999 JV6 from combined radar and optical observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Solid-solid hydration and dehydration of Mars-relevant chlorine salts: Implications for Gale Crater and RSL locations

Icarus, 2019
R.V. Gough, K.M. Primm, E.G. Rivera-Valentín, G.M. Martínez, M.A. Tolbert, (2019), Solid-solid hydration and dehydration of Mars-relevant chlorine salts: Implications for Gale Crater and RSL locations, Icarus , 321, 1--13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2018.10.034

Arecibo radar observations of near-Earth asteroid (3200) Phaethon during the 2017 apparition

Planetary and Space Science, 2019
Patrick A. Taylor, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Lance A.M. Benner, Sean E. Marshall, Anne K. Virkki, Flaviane C.F. Venditti, Luisa F. Zambrano-Marin, Sriram S. Bhiravarasu, Betzaida Aponte-Hernandez, Carolina Rodriguez Sanchez-Vahamonde, Jon D. Giorgini, (2019), Arecibo radar observations of near-Earth asteroid (3200) Phaethon during the 2017 apparition, Planetary and Space Science , 167, 1--8, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pss.2019.01.009

Adsorption driven regolith-atmospheric water vapor transfer on Mars: An analysis of Phoenix TECP data

Icarus, 2018
Holly N. Farris, Miguel B. Conner, Vincent F. Chevrier, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, (2018), Adsorption driven regolith-atmospheric water vapor transfer on Mars: An analysis of Phoenix TECP data, Icarus, 308, 71--75, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2017.08.002

Arecibo weathers the storm

Nature Astronomy, 2018
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, Joan T. Schmelz, (2018), Arecibo weathers the storm, Nature Astronomy, 2, 4, 264--266, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-018-0394-3

Constraining the Potential Liquid Water Environment at Gale Crater, Mars

Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2018
Edgard G. Rivera‐Valentín, Raina V. Gough, Vincent F. Chevrier, Katherine M. Primm, German M. Martínez, Margaret Tolbert, (2018), Constraining the Potential Liquid Water Environment at Gale Crater, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets , 123, 5, 1156--1167, https://doi.org/10.1002/2018je005558

The Effect of Mars‐Relevant Soil Analogs on the Water Uptake of Magnesium Perchlorate and Implications for the Near‐Surface of Mars

Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2018
K. M. Primm, R. V. Gough, J. Wong, E. G. Rivera‐Valentin, G. M. Martinez, J. V. Hogancamp, P. D. Archer, D. W. Ming, M. A. Tolbert, (2018), The Effect of Mars‐Relevant Soil Analogs on the Water Uptake of Magnesium Perchlorate and Implications for the Near‐Surface of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets

The Equilibrium Temperature of Planets in Elliptical Orbits

The Astrophysical Journal, 2017
Abel Méndez, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín, (2017), The Equilibrium Temperature of Planets in Elliptical Orbits, The Astrophysical Journal, 837, 1, L1, https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/aa5f13

Physical Characterization of ∼2 M Diameter Near-Earth Asteroid 2015 TC25: A Possible Boulder from E-type Asteroid (44) Nysa

The Astronomical Journal, 2016
Vishnu Reddy, Juan A. Sanchez, William F. Bottke, Audrey Thirouin, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, Michael S. Kelley, William Ryan, Edward A. Cloutis, Stephen C. Tegler, Eileen V. Ryan, Patrick A. Taylor, James E. Richardson, Nicholas Moskovitz, Lucille Le Corre, (2016), Physical Characterization of ∼2 M Diameter Near-Earth Asteroid 2015 TC25: A Possible Boulder from E-type Asteroid (44) Nysa, The Astronomical Journal

Possible water lubricated grain movement in the circumpolar region of Mars

Planetary and Space Science, 2016
A. Kereszturi, E. G. Rivera-Valentin, (2016), Possible water lubricated grain movement in the circumpolar region of Mars, Planetary and Space Science

Experimental constraints on the composition and dynamics of Titan's polar lakes

Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2015
A. Luspay-Kuti, V. F. Chevrier, D. Cordier, E. G. Rivera-Valentin, S. Singh, A. Wagner, F. C. Wasiak, (2015), Experimental constraints on the composition and dynamics of Titan's polar lakes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Transient liquid water and water activity at Gale crater on Mars

Nature Geoscience, 2015
F. Javier Martín-Torres, María-Paz Zorzano, Patricia Valentín-Serrano, Ari-Matti Harri, Maria Genzer, Osku Kemppinen, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, Insoo Jun, James Wray, Morten Bo Madsen, Walter Goetz, Alfred S. McEwen, Craig Hardgrove, Nilton Renno, Vincent F. Chevrier, Michael Mischna, Rafael Navarro-González, Jesús Martínez-Frías, Pamela Conrad, Tim McConnochie, Charles Cockell, Gilles Berger, Ashwin R. Vasavada, Dawn Sumner, David Vaniman, (2015), Transient liquid water and water activity at Gale crater on Mars, Nature Geoscience

Revisiting the Phoenix TECP data: Implications for regolith control of near-surface humidity on Mars

Icarus, 2015
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, Vincent F. Chevrier, (2015), Revisiting the Phoenix TECP data: Implications for regolith control of near-surface humidity on Mars, Icarus, 253, 156--158, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2015.03.003

Estimating the size of late veneer impactors from impact-induced mixing on Mercury

Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2014
, (2014), Estimating the size of late veneer impactors from impact-induced mixing on Mercury, Astrophysical Journal Letters

Constraints on Planetesimal Disk Mass from the Cratering Record and Equatorial Ridge on Iapetus

The Astrophysical Journal, 2014
E. G. Rivera-Valentin, A. C. Barr, E. J. Lopez Garcia, M. R. Kirchoff, P. M. Schenk, (2014), Constraints on Planetesimal Disk Mass from the Cratering Record and Equatorial Ridge on Iapetus, The Astrophysical Journal

Impact-induced compositional variations on Mercury

Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2014
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, Amy C. Barr, (2014), Impact-induced compositional variations on Mercury, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Estimating the Size of Late Veneer Impactors from Impact-induced Mixing on Mercury

The Astrophysical Journal, 2014
E. G. Rivera-Valentin, A. C. Barr, (2014), Estimating the Size of Late Veneer Impactors from Impact-induced Mixing on Mercury, The Astrophysical Journal

Impact-induced compositional variations on Mercury

Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2014
, (2014), Impact-induced compositional variations on Mercury, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Topographic constraints on the origin of the equatorial ridge on Iapetus

Icarus, 2014
Erika J. Lopez Garcia, Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, Paul M. Schenk, Noah P. Hammond, Amy C. Barr, (2014), Topographic constraints on the origin of the equatorial ridge on Iapetus, Icarus, 237, 419--421, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.025

Deliquescence and efflorescence of calcium perchlorate: An investigation of stable aqueous solutions relevant to Mars

Icarus, 2014
D. L. Nuding, E. G. Rivera-Valentin, R. D. Davis, R. V. Gough, V. F. Chevrier, M. A. Tolbert, (2014), Deliquescence and efflorescence of calcium perchlorate: An investigation of stable aqueous solutions relevant to Mars, Icarus

Modeling water stability and transport on Mars and Iapetus: Exploring their effects on geomorphic and atmospheric processes

Ph.D. Thesis, 2012
Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin, (2012), Modeling water stability and transport on Mars and Iapetus: Exploring their effects on geomorphic and atmospheric processes, Ph.D. Thesis

Experimental simulations of CH4 evaporation on Titan

Geophysical Research Letters, 2012
V.F. Chevrier, T. Cornet, A. Luspay-Kuti, E.G. Rivera-Valentin, L.A. Roe, S. Singh, F.C. Wasiak, W.D.D.P. Welivitiya, (2012), Experimental simulations of CH4 evaporation on Titan, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, 23

Exploring the effects of overburden on the sublimation and transport of H 2O on Iapetus

Icarus, 2012
D.G. Blackburn, E.G. Rivera-Valentin, R.K. Ulrich, (2012), Exploring the effects of overburden on the sublimation and transport of H 2O on Iapetus, Icarus, 220, 2, 808-820

Formation of recurring slope lineae by liquid brines on present-day Mars

Geophysical Research Letters, 2012
V.F. Chevrier, E.G. Rivera-Valentin, (2012), Formation of recurring slope lineae by liquid brines on present-day Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, 21

Locations of thin liquid water layers on present-day Mars

Icarus, 2012
A. Kereszturi, E.G. Rivera-Valentin, (2012), Locations of thin liquid water layers on present-day Mars, Icarus, 221, 1, 289-295

Revisiting the thermal inertia of Iapetus: Clues to the thickness of the dark material

Icarus, 2011
D.G. Blackburn, E.G. Rivera-Valentin, R. Ulrich, (2011), Revisiting the thermal inertia of Iapetus: Clues to the thickness of the dark material, Icarus, 216, 1, 347-358