Technical Publications

Mark Showalter
Senior Research Scientist

J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, J. N. Cuzzi, and J. B. Pollack 1980. Physical processes in Jupiter's ring: Clues to its origin by Jove! Icarus 44, 339-360. (See also BAAS 12, 435, 1980; 12, 698, 1980.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter and J. A. Burns 1982. A numerical study of Saturn's F Ring. Icarus 52, 526-544. (See also BAAS 13, 728, 1981.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, S. J. Ostro, I. I. Shapiro, and D. B. Campbell 1982. Upper limit on the radar cross section of a Pallas satellite. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 14, 725. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns and M. R. Showalter 1983. The puzzling dynamics of Saturn's F Ring. In The Motion of Planets and Natural and Artificial Satellites (S. Ferraz-Mello and P.E. Nacozy, Eds.), pp. 201-213. São Paulo Press, Brazil. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, J. N. Cuzzi, and R. Durisen 1983. Saturn's electrostatic discharges: Could lightning be the cause? Icarus 54, 280-295. (See also Eos 63, 156, 1982; BAAS 14, 747, 1982.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1984. The effects of shepherd conjunctions on Saturn's F Ring. In Planetary Rings (A. Brahic, Ed.), pp. 423-429. CNES, Toulouse, France. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, and G. E. Morfill 1984. The ethereal rings of Jupiter and Saturn. In Planetary Rings (R. J. Greenberg and A. Brahic, Eds.), pp. 200-272. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1985. Jupiter's ring system resolved: Physical properties inferred from the Voyager images. Doctoral Dissertation, Cornell University, xiii+213 pp. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, J. A. Burns, J. N. Cuzzi, and J. B. Pollack 1985. The discovery of Jupiter's "gossamer" ring. Nature 316, 526-528. (See also BAAS 15, 815, 1983; 15, 1013-1014, 1983; 16, 674-675 1984.) [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, L. E. Schaffer, R. J. Greenberg, and M. R. Showalter 1985. Lorentz resonances and the structure of the Jovian ring. Nature 316, 115-119. (See also BAAS 16, 675, 1984.) [Abstract]

P. D. Nicholson, M. R. Showalter, and K. Matthews 1985. High-resolution "images" of the Uranian rings derived from Stellar Occultation data. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 17, 699. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, J. N. Cuzzi, E. A. Marouf, and L. W. Esposito 1986. Satellite "wakes" and the orbit of the Encke Gap moonlet. Icarus 66, 297-323. (See also BAAS 15, 813, 1983; 16, 676, 1984; 17, 716, 1985.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, J. A. Burns, J. N. Cuzzi, and J. B. Pollack 1987. Jupiter's ring system: New results on structure and particle properties. Icarus 69, 458-498. (See also BAAS 15, 815, 1983; 16, 674, 1984; 16, 675, 1984.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1989. Anticipated time-variations in (our understanding of) Jupiter's ring system. In Time-Variable Phenomena in the Jovian System (M. J. S. Belton, R. A. West, and J. Rahe, Eds.), NASA SP-494, pp. 116-125. (Invited review presented at the Workshop on Time-Variable Phenomena in the Jovian System, Flagstaff, Arizona, 25-27 August 1987.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1989. Summary of E and G Ring Photometry. JPL PD 699-11, Vol. XIII, pp. (5-B-1)-(5-B-23). (See also BAAS 20, 855, 1988; 21, 930, 1989.)

B. A. Smith, and 64 other authors 1989. Voyager 2 at Neptune: Imaging science results. Science 246, 1422-1449. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter and P. D. Nicholson 1990. Saturn's rings through a microscope: Particle size constraints from the Voyager PPS scan. Icarus 87, 285-306. (See also BAAS 18, 767, 1986; 19, 885. 1987.) [Abstract]

R. A. Kolvoord, J. A. Burns, and M. R. Showalter 1990. Periodic features in Saturn's F Ring. Nature 345, 695-697. (See also BAAS 21, 929-930, 1989.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1991. Visual detection of 1981S13, Saturn's eighteenth satellite, and its role in the Encke Gap. Nature 351, 709-713. (See also BAAS 22, 1040-1041, 1990.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1991. Dust in planetary ring systems. In Origin and Evolution of Interplanetary Dust (A. C. Levasseur-Regourd and H. Hasegawa, Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Japan, pp. 349-356. (Invited review presented at IAU Colloquium #126, "Origin and Evolution of Interplanetary Dust,", Kyoto, Japan, 27-30 August 1990.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, J. N. Cuzzi, and S. M. Larson 1991. Structure and particle properties of Saturn's E Ring. Icarus 94, 451-473. (See also BAAS 20, 855, 1988; 21, 930, 1989.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1992. A survey of the narrow planetary rings. Eos 73, supplement, 177. (Invited review presented at the AGU meeting, Montreal, Quebec, 12-16 May 1992.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, J. B. Pollack, M. E. Ockert, L. R. Doyle, and J. Brad Dalton 1992. A photometric study of Saturn's F Ring. Icarus 100, 394-411. (See also BAAS 19, 883, 1987; 20, 854, 1988.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, and J. N. Cuzzi 1993. Seeing ghosts: Photometry of Saturn's G Ring. Icarus 103, 124- 143. (See also BAAS 20, 855, 1988; 21, 930, 1989.) [Abstract]

L. Dones, J. N. Cuzzi, and M. R. Showalter 1993. Voyager photometry of Saturn's A Ring. Icarus 105, 184-215. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1995. Arcs and clumps in the Uranian Lambda Ring. Science 267, 490-493. (See also BAAS 25, 1109, 1993.) [Abstract]

A. S. Bosh and M. R. Showalter 1995. First results from the 1995 Saturn ring plane crossings. BAAS 27, 88. (Invited review presented at the 1995 DPS Meeting.) [Abstract]

A. L. Graps, M. R. Showalter, J. J. Lissauer, and D. M. Kary 1995. Optical depth profiles and stream lines of the Uranian Epsilon Ring. Astron. J. 109, 2262- 2273. (See also BAAS 19, 884, 1987; 21, 949, 1989; 25, 1109, 1993.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, K. J. Bollinger, J. N. Cuzzi, and P. D. Nicholson 1996. The Rings Node for the Planetary Data System. Planet. Space Sci. 44, 33-45. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1996. Saturn's D Ring in the Voyager images. Icarus 124, 677-689. [Abstract]

I. de Pater, M. R. Showalter, J. J. Lissauer, and J. R. Graham 1996. Keck infrared observations of Saturn's E and G Rings during Earth's 1995 ring plane crossings. Icarus 121, 195-198. (See also BAAS 27, 1995.) [Abstract]

L. J. Horn, M. R. Showalter, and C. T. Russell 1996. Detection and behavior of Pan wakes in Saturn's A Ring. Icarus 124, 663-676. (See also BAAS 24, 1036, 1992.) [Abstract]

P. D. Nicholson, M. R. Showalter, L. Dones, R. G. French, S. M. Larson, J. J. Lissauer, C. A. McGhee, P. Seitzer, B. Sicardy, and G. E. Danielson 1996. HST observations of Saturn's ring plane crossings in August and November 1995. Science 272, 509-515. (See also BAAS 27, 1995.) [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1997. Jupiter: Ring System. In Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences (J. H. Shirley and R. W. Fairbridge, Eds), Chapman and Hall, London, pp. 373-375.

M. R. Showalter 1998. Detection of centimeter-sized meteoroid impact events in Saturn's F Ring. Science 282, 1099-1102. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter 1999. Neptune's misbehaving rings. Nature 400, 709-710. I. de Pater, M. R. Showalter, J. A. Burns, P. D. Nicholson, M. C. Liu, D. P. Hamilton, and J. R. Graham 1999. Keck infrared observations of Jupiter's ring system near Earth's 1997 ring plane crossing. Icarus 138, 214-223. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, D. P. Hamilton, P. D. Nicholson, I. de Pater, M. E. Ockert-Bell, and P. C. Thomas 1999. The formation of Jupiter's faint rings. Science 284, 1146-1150. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, D. P. Hamilton, and M. R. Showalter 2001. Circumplanetary Dust: Observations and Simple Physics. In Interplanetary Dust (E. Gruen, B. A. S. Gustafson, S. F. Dermott, and H. Fechtig, Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 641-725. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter, D. P. Hamilton, and P. D. Nicholson 2001. A Search for Martian dust rings. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 33, 1095. [Abstract]

J. A. Burns, D. P. Hamilton, and M. R. Showalter 2002. Bejeweled worlds. Scientific American 286, No. 2, pp. 52-61. [Abstract]

L. Spilker, C. Ferrari, M. Showalter, J. Cuzzi, R. Achterberg, J. Pearl, M. Flasar, V. Kunde, S. Edberg, B. Wallis, J. Aiello, and S. Edington 2002. Cassini CIRS observations of Saturn's rings. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 34, 900. [Abstract]

M. R. Showalter and J. J. Lissauer 2003. Satellites of Uranus. IAU Circular #8194.

M. R. Showalter and J. J. Lissauer 2003. S/2003 U 1 and S/2003 U 2. IAU Circular #8209.

R. H. Brown, K. H. Baines, G. Bellucci, J. P. Bibring, B. J. Buratti, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, R. N. Clark, A. Coradini, D. P. Cruikshank, P. Drossart, V. Formisano, R. Jasumann, Y. Langevin, D. L. Matson, T. B. McCord, V. Menella, R. M. Nelson, P. D. Nicholson, B. Sicardy, C. Sotin, S. Amici, M. A. Chamberlain, G. Filacchione, G. Hansen, K. Hibbitts, and M. Showalter 2003. Observations with the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) during Cassini's flyby of Jupiter. Icarus 164, 461-470. [Abstract]

P. R. Estrada, J. N. Cuzzi, and M. R. Showalter 2003. Voyager color photometry of Saturn's main rings: A correction. Icarus 166, 212-222. [Abstract]

V. Formisano, E. d'Aversa, G. Bellucci, K. H. Baines, J. P. Bibring, R. H. Brown, B. J. Buratti, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, R. N. Clark, A. Coradini, D. P. Cruikshank, P. Drossart, R. Jasumann, Y. Langevin, D. L. Matson, T. B. McCord, V. Menella, R. M. Nelson, P. D. Nicholson, B. Sicardy, C. Sotin, M. C. Chamberlain, G. Hansen, K. Hibbits, M. Showalter, and G. Filacchione 2003. Cassini-VIMS at Jupiter: solar occultation measurements using Io. Icarus 166, 75-84. [Abstract]

L. Spilker, C. Ferrari, J. N. Cuzzi, M. Showalter, J. Pearl, and B. Wallis 2003. Saturn's rings in the thermal infrared. Planetary and Space Science 51, 929-935. [Abstract]

Mark R. Showalter 2004. Disentangling Saturn's F Ring I. Clump orbits and lifetimes. Icarus 171, 356-371, 2004. [Abstract]

G. Belluci, V. Formisano, E. D'Aversa, R. H. brown, K. H. Baines, J. P. Bibring, B. J. Buratti, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, R. N. Clark, A. Coradini, D. P. Cruikshank, P. Drossart, R. Jaumann, Y. Langevin, D. L. Matson, T. B. McCord, V. Menella, R. M. Nelson, P. D. Nicholson, B. Sicardy, C. Sotin, M. C. Chamberlain, G. Hansen, K. Hibbits, M. Showalter, and G. Filacchione 2004. Principal components analysis of Jupiter VIMS spectra. Advances in Space Research 34, 1640-1646. [Abstract]

S. M. Brooks, L. W. Esposito, M. R. Showalter, and H. B. Throop 2004. The size distribution of Jupiter's main ring from Galileo imaging and spectroscopy. Icarus 170, 35-37. (See also BAAS 32, 1090-1091, 2000; BAAS 33, 1095, 2001; LPSC Abstracts 32, 2146, 2001; BAAS 34, 884, 2002; [Abstract]

Burns, J. A., D. P. Simonelli, M. R. Showalter, D. P. Hamilton, C. C. Porco, H. Throop, and L. W. Esposito 2004. Jupiter's Ring-Moon System. In Jupiter: The Planet, Satellites and Magnetosphere (F. Bagenal, Ed.), Cambridge University Press, pp. 241-262.

I. de Pater, S. C. Martin, and M. R. Showalter 2004. Keck near-infrared observations of Saturn's E and G rings during Earth's ring plane crossing in August 1995. Icarus 172, 446-454. [Abstract]

H. B. Throop, C. C. Porco, R. A. West, J. A. Burns, M. R. Showalter, and P. D. Nicholson 2004. The jovian rings: new results derived from Cassini, Galileo, Voyager, and Earth-based observations. Icarus 172, 59-77. (See also BAAS 34, 884, 2002; BAAS 35, 930, 2003). [Abstract]

I. de Pater, S. Gibbard, E. Chiang, H. B. Hammel, B. Macintosh, F. Marchis, S. Martin, H. G. Roe, and M. R. Showalter. The dynamic Neptunian ring acs: Evidence for a gradual disappearance of Liberte and resonant jump of courage. Icarus, in press. [Abstract]

L. Dones, M. R. Showalter, R. H. Durisen, R. K. Honeycutt, J. S. Jurcevic, R. Tripoli, and C. Strom. A search for Saturnian moonlets using the WIYN telescope. Submitted. [Abstract]

G. Verbanac, I. de Pater, M. R. Showalter, and J. J. Lissauer 2005. Keck infrared observations of Saturn's main ring system surrounding Earth's August 1995 ring plane crossing. Submitted. [Abstract]