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Clegg S.M., Wiens R.C., Misra A.K., Sharma S.K., Lambert J., Bender S., Newell R., Nowak-Lovato K., Smrekar S., Dyar M.D., and Maurice S. (2014) Planetary geochemical investigations by Raman-LIBS spectroscopy (RLS). Spectrochim. Acta 68, 925-936,


Arvidson R.E., Bellutta P., Calef F., Fraeman A.A., Garvin J., Gasnault O., and 20 more authors (2014) Terrain physical properties derived from orbital data and the first 360 sols of Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover observations in Gale crater. J. Geophys. Res. Planets 119, 1322–1344,


Leveille R.J., Cousin A, Lanza N., Ollila A., Wiens R.C, and 11 more authors. (2014) Chemistry of fracture-filling raised ridges in Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater: Windows in to past aqueous activity and habitability on Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 119, 2398-2415,


Nachon M., Clegg S.M., Mangold N., Schroeder S., Kah L.C., Dromart G., Ollila A., Johnson J., and 25 more authors and the MSL Science Team (2014) Calcium sulfate veins characterized by the ChemCam instrument at Gale crater, Mars. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1991-2016, doi:10.1002/2013JE004588.


Melikechi N., Mezzacappa A., Cousin A., Lanza N.L., Clegg S.M., Wiens R.C., and 15 more authors and the MSL Science Team (2014) Correcting for variable-target distances of ChemCam LIBS measurements using emission lines of martian dust spectra. Spectrochim. Acta B, 96C, 51-60 DOI:10.1016/j.sab.2014.04.004.


Fabre C., Cousin A., Maurice S., Wiens R.C., Ollila A., Sautter V., Forni O., Tokar R., Lasue J., Sirven J.B., Lacour J.L., Melikechi N., Gasnault O., Vaniman D. (2014) In situ prediction of Martian rock and soil compositions using univariate analyses based on the onboard ChemCam calibration targets. Spectrochim. Acta B 99, 34-51.


Cousin A., Meslin P.-Y., Wiens R.C., Rapin W., Mangold N., and 20 more authors and the MSL Science Team (2014) Compositions of sub-millimeter-size clasts and fine particles in the Martian soils at Gale: A window into the production of soils. Icarus. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.052


Bridges N., Blaney D., Calef F. de Pablo, Hallet, Herkenhoff, Langevin, Le Mouelic, Malin, Maurice, Meslin, Pinet, Renno, Wiens R.C., Yingst (2014) The rock abrasion record at Gale Crater: Results from the first 100 sols of MSL. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1374–1389, DOI:10.1002/2013JE004579.


Blaney D., Wiens R.C., Maurice S., Clegg S.M., Anderson R.B., Kah L.C., Le Mouelic S., and 20 more authors and the MSL Science Team (2014) Chemistry and texture of the rocks at “Rocknest”, Gale crater: Evidence for iron-rich cements. J. Geophys. Res., DOI: 10.1002/2013JE004590.


Sautter V., Fabre C., Forni O., Toplis M., Cousin A., and 17 more authors. (2014) Igneous mineralogy at Bradbury rise: The first ChemCam campaign at Gale crater, J. Geophys. Res., 119 (1), 30-46, doi:10.1002/2013JE004472.


Ollila A.M., Newsom H.E., Clark III B., Wiens R.C., Cousin A., and 27 more authors. (2014) Trace element geochemistry (Li, Ba, 1 Sr, and Rb) using Curiosity’s ChemCam: Early results for Gale crater from Bradbury Landing Site to Rocknest, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 119 (1), 255-285, DOI:10.1002/2013JE004517


Schmidt M.E., Campbell J.L., Gellert R., Perrett G.M., Treiman A.H., and 26 more authors. (2014) Geochemical diversity in first rocks examined by the Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater: Evidence for and significance of an alkali and volatile-rich igneous source. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 119 (1°, 64-81, DOI:10.1002/2013JE004481.


Yingst R.A., Kah L.C., Palucis M., Williams R.M.E., Garvin J., Bridges J.C. and 20 more authors. (2013) Characteristics of pebble- and cobble-sized clasts along the Curiosity rover traverse from Bradbury Landing to Rocknest. J. Geophys. Res., Vol 118 (11), 2361-2380, DOI:10.1002/2013JE004435


McLennan S.M., Anderson R.B., Bell J.F. III, Bridges J.C., Calef F. III and 44 more authors. (2013) Elemental geochemistry of sedimentary rocks in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars. Science, Vol. 342, DOI:10.1126/science.1244734 (online at Caltech library).


Grotzinger J.P., Sumner D.Y., Kah L.C., Stack K., Gupta S. and 65 more authors and the MSL Science Team. (2013) A habitable fluvio-lacustrine encironment at Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater, Mars. Science, Vol. 342, DOI:10.1126/science.1242777 (online at Caltech library).


Vaniman D.T., Bish D.L., Ming D.W., and 34 more authors. (2013) Mineralogy of a Mudstone at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, MarsScience, Vol. 342, DOI:10.1126/science.1243480 (online at Caltech library).


Meslin P.Y., Gasnault O., Forni O., Schröder S., Cousin A. and 55 more authors and the MSL Science Team. (2013) Soil Diversity and Hydration as Observed by ChemCam at Gale Crater, Mars. Science, Vol. 341, DOI: 10.1126/science.1238670 (online at Caltech library)


Stolper E.M., Baker M.B., Newcombe M.E., Schmidt M.E., Treiman A.H., Cousin A., and 12 more authors and the MSL Science Team, The Petrochemistry of Jake_M: A Martian Mugearite. Science, Vol. 341, DOI: 10.1126/science.1239463 (online at Caltech Library)


Blake D.F., Morris R.V., Kocurek G., Morrison S.M., Downs R.T. and more 40 authors and the MSL Science Team. (2013) Curiosity at Gale Crater, Mars: Characterization and Analysis of the Rocknest Sand Shadow. Science, Vol. 341, DOI: 10.1126/science.1239505 (online at Caltech Library)


Bish D.L. Blake D.F. Vaniman D.T., and 16 more authors and the MSL Science Team. (2013) X-ray Diffraction Results from Mars Science Laboratory: Mineralogy of Rocknest at Gale Crater. Science, Vol. 341DOI: 10.1126/science.1238932 (online at Caltech Library)


Wiens R.C., Maurice S., Lasue J., Forni O., Anderson R.B. and 19 more authors. (2013) Pre-flight calibration and initial data processing for the ChemCam laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy instrument on the Mars Science Laboratory roverSpectrochimica Acta Part B, Vol. 82, pp. 1–27, DOI:


Forni O., Maurice S., Gasnault O., Wiens R.C.,  Cousin A., Clegg S., Sirven J.-B., Lasue J. (2013) Independent component analysis classification of laser induced breakdown spectroscopy spectra. Spectrochimica Acta Part B, Vol. 86, pp. 31-41, DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2013.05.003


Maurice S., Wiens R.C., Saccoccio M., Barraclough B., Gasnault O., and 65 more authors. (2012) The ChemCam Instrument Suite on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover: Science Objectives and Mast Unit Description. Space Science Review, Vol. 170, Issue 1-4, pp 95-166, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-012-9912-2


Wiens R., Maurice S., Barraclough B., Saccoccio M., Barkley W., and 75 more of the ChemCam Team. (2012) The ChemCam instrument suite on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover: Body unit and combined system testsSpace Science Review, Vol. 170, Issue 1-4, pp 167-227DOI...


Cousin A., Sautter V., Fabre C., Maurice S., Wiens R.C. (2012) Textural and modal analyses of picritic basalts with ChemCam Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, Issue E10DOI: 10.1029/2012JE004132

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