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Climate Changes: Recent Ebooks

May 24th, 2016

All ebooks can be accessed and downloaded from within the JPL network. Our licenses with the publishers prevent further re-distribution, so if you would like to recommend your colleagues to read any of the ebooks, please ask them to download a copy themselves. For questions and comments, please contact the JPL Library Reference Desk at library@jpl.nasa.gov, ext 4-4200, or leave a comment here.

Public Speaking, Presentation, and Writing Skills

May 24th, 2016

Recent ebooks on public speaking, presentation, and writing skills.

All ebooks can be accessed and downloaded from within the JPL network. Our licenses with the publishers prevent further re-distribution, so if you would like to recommend your colleagues to read any of the ebooks, please ask them to download a copy themselves. For questions and comments, please contact the JPL Library Reference Desk at library@jpl.nasa.gov, ext 4-4200, or leave a comment here.

How Does NASA's Chief Work? Interview with Ellen Stofan

May 17th, 2016

Slate Magazine interviewed Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA’s Chief Scientist, in a podcast back in April, 2016.  Visit the following page to listen to the interview.

How Does the NASA’s Chief Scientist Work?

Here is a short list of Stofan’s publications. Click on the blue underlined DOI to read the articles in full text.

Printed Books available at JPL Library:

  • Planetology: Unlocking the Secrets of the Solar System, 2008
    • Call number: QB602.9 J66 2008
  • Exploring Venus as A Terrestrial Planet, 2007
    • Call number: QB621 E97 2007
  • Volcanic Worlds: Exploring the Solar System’s Volcanoes, 2004
    • Call number: QE2 L8811 2004
  • Mission to the Solar System: Exploration and Discovery: A Mission and Technology Roadmap, 1998
    • Call number: JPL PUB 97-12

Selected recent articles:

Record 1 of 15
Title:Themis Regio, Venus: Evidence for recent (?) volcanism from VIRTIS data
Author(s): Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.); Smrekar, SE (Smrekar, Suzanne E.); Mueller, N (Mueller, Nils); Helbert, J (Helbert, Joern)
Source: ICARUS  Volume: 271  Pages: 375-386  DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.01.034  Published: JUN 1 2016

Record 2 of 15
Title:Nature, distribution, and origin of Titan’s Undifferentiated Plains
Author(s): Lopes, RMC (Lopes, Rosaly M. C.); Malaska, MJ (Malaska, M. J.); Solomonidou, A (Solomonidou, A.); Le Gall, A (Le Gall, A.); Janssen, MA (Janssen, M. A.); Neish, CD (Neish, C. D.); Turtle, EP (Turtle, E. P.); Birch, SPD (Birch, S. P. D.); Hayes, AG (Hayes, A. G.); Radebaugh, J (Radebaugh, J.); Coustenis, A (Coustenis, A.); Schoenfeld, A (Schoenfeld, A.); Stiles, BW (Stiles, B. W.); Kirk, RL (Kirk, R. L.); Mitchell, KL (Mitchell, K. L.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, E. R.); Lawrence, KJ (Lawrence, K. J.)
Group Author(s): Cassini RADAR Team
Source: ICARUS  Volume: 270  Pages: 162-182  DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.11.034  Published: MAY 15 2016

Record 3 of 15
Title:First an asteroid, then Mars
Author(s): White, J (White, Jon); Stofan, E (Stofan, Ellen)
Source: NEW SCIENTIST  Volume: 225  Issue: 3003  Pages: 26-27  Published: JAN 10 2015

Record 4 of 15
Title:New year’s resolutions
Author(s): Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.)
Source: NATURE  Volume: 517  Issue: 7532  Pages: 15-15  Published: JAN 1 2015

Record 5 of 15
Title:Science goals and mission concept for the future exploration of Titan and Enceladus
Author(s): Tobie, G (Tobie, G.); Teanby, NA (Teanby, N. A.); Coustenis, A (Coustenis, A.); Jaumann, R (Jaumann, R.); Raulin, E (Raulin, E.); Schmidt, J (Schmidt, J.); Carrasco, N (Carrasco, N.); Coates, A (Coates, Aj.); Cordier, D (Cordier, D.); De Kok, R (De Kok, R.); Geppert, WD (Geppert, W. D.); Lebreton, JP (Lebreton, J. -P.); Lefevre, A (Lefevre, A.); Livengood, TA (Livengood, T. A.); Mandt, KE (Mandt, K. E.); Mitri, G (Mitri, G.); Nimmo, F (Nimmo, F.); Nixon, CA (Nixon, C. A.); Norman, L (Norman, L.); Pappalardo, RT (Pappalardo, R. T.); Postberg, F (Postberg, F.); Rodriguez, S (Rodriguez, S.); SchuizeMakuch, D (SchuizeMakuch, D.); Soderblom, JM (Soderblom, J. M.); Solomonidou, A (Solomonidou, A.); Stephan, K (Stephan, K.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, E. R.); Turtle, EP (Turtle, E. P.); Wagner, RJ (Wagner, R. J.); West, RA (West, R. A.); Westlake, JH (Westlake, J. H.)
Source: PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCE  Volume: 104  Special Issue: SI  Pages: 59-77  DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.10.002  Part: A  Published: DEC 2014

Record 6 of 15
Title:The exploration of Titan with an orbiter and a lake probe
Author(s): Mitri, G (Mitri, Giuseppe); Coustenis, A (Coustenis, Athena); Fanchini, G (Fanchini, Gilbert); Hayes, AG (Hayes, Alex G.); Less, L (Less, Luciano); Khurana, K (Khurana, Krishan); Lebreton, JP (Lebreton, Jean-Pierre); Lopes, RM (Lopes, Rosaly M.); Lorenz, RD (Lorenz, Ralph D.); Meriggiola, R (Meriggiola, Rachele); Moriconi, ML (Moriconi, Maria Luisa); Orosei, R (Orosei, Roberto); Sotin, C (Sotin, Christophe); Stofan, E (Stofan, Ellen); Tobie, G (Tobie, Gabriel); Tokano, T (Tokano, Tetsuya); Tosi, F (Tosi, Federico)
Source: PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCE  Volume: 104  Special Issue: SI  Pages: 78-92  DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.07.009  Part: A  Published: DEC 2014

Record 7 of 15
Title:Tumulus development on lava flows: insights from observations of active tumuli and analysis of formation models
Author(s): Anderson, SW (Anderson, Steven W.); Smrekar, SE (Smrekar, Suzanne E.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.)
Source: BULLETIN OF VOLCANOLOGY  Volume: 74  Issue: 4  Pages: 931-946  DOI: 10.1007/s00445-012-0576-2  Published: MAY 2012

Record 8 of 15
Title:Effect of slope on development of pahoehoe flow fields: Evidence from Mount Etna
Author(s): Guest, JE (Guest, John E.); Duncan, AM (Duncan, Angus M.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.); Anderson, SW (Anderson, Steve W.)
Source: JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH  Volume: 219  Pages: 52-62  DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2012.01.006  Published: MAR 15 2012

Record 9 of 15
Title:Volcanism and resurfacing on Venus at the full resolution of Magellan SAR data
Author(s): Grindrod, PM (Grindrod, Peter M.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.); Guest, JE (Guest, John E.)
Source: GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS  Volume: 37  Article Number: L15201  DOI: 10.1029/2010GL043424  Published: AUG 7 2010

Record 10 of 15
Title:Gravity analysis of Parga and Hecate chasmata: Implications for rift and corona formation
Author(s): Smrekar, SE (Smrekar, Suzanne E.); Hoogenboom, T (Hoogenboom, Trudi); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.); Martin, P (Martin, Paula)
Source: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS  Volume: 115  Article Number: E07010  DOI: 10.1029/2009JE003435  Published: JUL 21 2010

Record 11 of 15
Title:Recent Hotspot Volcanism on Venus from VIRTIS Emissivity Data
Author(s): Smrekar, SE (Smrekar, Suzanne E.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.); Mueller, N (Mueller, Nils); Treiman, A (Treiman, Allan); Elkins-Tanton, L (Elkins-Tanton, Linda); Helbert, J (Helbert, Joern); Piccioni, G (Piccioni, Giuseppe); Drossart, P (Drossart, Pierre)
Source: SCIENCE  Volume: 328  Issue: 5978  Pages: 605-608  DOI: 10.1126/science.1186785  Published: APR 30 2010

Record 12 of 15
Title:Distribution and interplay of geologic processes on Titan from Cassini radar data
Author(s): Lopes, RMC (Lopes, R. M. C.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, E. R.); Peckyno, R (Peckyno, R.); Radebaugh, J (Radebaugh, J.); Mitchell, KL (Mitchell, K. L.); Mitri, G (Mitri, G.); Wood, CA (Wood, C. A.); Kirk, RL (Kirk, R. L.); Wall, SD (Wall, S. D.); Lunine, JI (Lunine, J. I.); Hayes, A (Hayes, A.); Lorenz, R (Lorenz, R.); Farr, T (Farr, T.); Wye, L (Wye, L.); Craig, J (Craig, J.); Ollerenshaw, RJ (Ollerenshaw, R. J.); Janssen, M (Janssen, M.); LeGall, A (LeGall, A.); Paganelli, F (Paganelli, F.); West, R (West, R.); Stiles, B (Stiles, B.); Callahan, P (Callahan, P.); Anderson, Y (Anderson, Y.); Valora, P (Valora, P.); Soderblom, L (Soderblom, L.)
Group Author(s): Cassini RADAR Team
Source: ICARUS  Volume: 205  Issue: 2  Pages: 540-558  DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.08.010  Published: FEB 2010

Record 13 of 15
Title:Cassini RADAR images at Hotei Arcus and western Xanadu, Titan: Evidence for geologically recent cryovolcanic activity
Author(s): Wall, SD (Wall, S. D.); Lopes, RM (Lopes, R. M.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, E. R.); Wood, CA (Wood, C. A.); Radebaugh, JL (Radebaugh, J. L.); Horst, SM (Horst, S. M.); Stiles, BW (Stiles, B. W.); Nelson, RM (Nelson, R. M.); Kamp, LW (Kamp, L. W.); Janssen, MA (Janssen, M. A.); Lorenz, RD (Lorenz, R. D.); Lunine, JI (Lunine, J. I.); Farr, TG (Farr, T. G.); Mitri, G (Mitri, G.); Paillou, P (Paillou, P.); Paganelli, F (Paganelli, F.); Mitchell, KL (Mitchell, K. L.)
Source: GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS  Volume: 36  Article Number: L04203  DOI: 10.1029/2008GL036415  Published: FEB 24 2009

Record 14 of 15
Title:Planetary science: Multiple data sets, multiple scales, and unlocking the third dimension
Author(s): Martin, P (Martin, Paula); Stofan, ER (Stofan, Ellen R.)
Source: GEOSPHERE  Volume: 3  Issue: 6  Pages: 435-455  DOI: 10.1130/GES00089.1  Published: DEC 2007

Record 15 of 15
Title:Coronae of Parga Chasma, Venus
Author(s): Martin, P (Martin, P.); Stofan, ER (Stofan, E. R.); Glaze, LS (Glaze, L. S.); Smrekar, S (Smrekar, S.)
Source: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS  Volume: 112  Issue: E4  Article Number: E04S03  DOI: 10.1029/2006JE002758  Published: APR 25 2007

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Ebooks on Augmented and Virtual Realities

May 3rd, 2016

Following are electronic books on augmented and virtual realities from JPL Library’s collection.

All ebooks can be accessed and downloaded from within the JPL network. Our licenses with the publishers prevent further re-distribution, so if you would like to recommend your colleagues to read any of the ebooks, please ask them to download a copy themselves. For questions and comments, please contact the JPL Library Reference Desk at library@jpl.nasa.gov, ext 4-4200, or leave a comment here.