Technical Publications

Richard Quinn
Senior Research Scientist

Dalton, J.B., O. Prieto-Ballesteros, J.S. Kargel, C.S. Jamieson, J. Jolivet, R. Quinn, Spectral Comparison of Heavily Hydrated Salts with Distrupted Terrains on Europa, Icarus 177, 472-490, 2005.

Rosa, A.M. Small, R.C. Quinn, F.J. Grunthaner, L. Caceres, B. Gomez-Silva, C.P. McKay. Mars-like soils in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Science, 2003, In review.


Zent, A.P., R.C. Quinn, F.J. Grunthaner, M.H. Hecht, M.G. Buehler, C.P. McKay, A.J. Ricco. Mars atmospheric oxidant sensor (MAOS): an in-situ heterogeneous chemistry analysis. Planetary and Space Sci., 51, 167-175, 2003.


Zent, A. P., J. Howard, R. C. Quinn. H2O Adsorption on Smectites: Application to Diurnal Variation of H2O in the Martian Atmosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 14667-14674, 2001.


Haberle, R. M., C. P. McKay, N. Cabrol, E. Grin, J. Schaeffer, A. P. Zent, R. C. Quinn.  On the Possibility of Liquid Water on Present Day Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 23317-23321, 2001.


Boyton, W.V., S.H. Bailey, D.K. Hamara, M.S. Williams, R.C. Bode, M.R. Fitzgibbon, W.J. Ko, M. G. Ward, K.R. Sridhar, J.A. Blanchard, R.D. Lorenz, R.D. may, D.P. Paige, A.V. Pathare, D.A. Kring, L.A. Leshin, D.W. Ming, A.P. Zent, D.C. Golden, K.E. Kerry, H.V.  Luer, R.C. Quinn. Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer: Part of the Mars Volatile and Climate Surveyor Integrated Payload. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 17,686-17,698, 2001.


Zent, A. P., R. C. Quinn, F. J. Grunthaner, M. H. Hecht, M Buehler,  C. P. McKay, A. J. Ricco. Mars Atmospheric Oxidant Sensor (MAOS): An In-Situ Heterogeneous Chemistry Analysis. Submitted to: Planetary and Space Science, 2001.


Quinn, R. C., A. P. Zent. Peroxide Modified Titanium Dioxide: A Chemical Analog to Putative Martian Soil Oxidants. Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere, 29, 59-72, 1999.


Zent, A. P., R. C. Quinn, and M. Madou. A Thermo-Acoustic Gas Sensor Array for Photochemically Critical Species In The Martian Atmosphere. Planetary and Space Science, 46 ,  795-803, 1998.


McKay, C. P., F. J. Grunthaner, A. L. Lane, M. Herring, R. K. Bartmann, A. J. Ricco, M. A. Butler, B. C. Murray, R. C. Quinn, A. P. Zent, H. P. Klein, G. V. Levin. The Mars Oxidant Experiment (MOx) for Mars '96. Planetary and Space Science, 46, 769-777, 1998.


Quinn, R. C.,M. Madou, A. J. Ricco, A. P. Zent, B. J. Chen, and R. White.  A Performance-Optimized Gas Sensing Array Through Instrument Hybridization. Chemical and Biological Sensors and Analytical Electrochemical Methods; Proceedings of The Electrochemical Society and The International Society of Electrochemistry, 19, 126-133, 1997.


Zent, A. P., R. C. Quinn.  Measurement of H2O Adsorption at Mars-like Conditions: Effects of Adsorbent Heterogeneity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 9085-9096, 1997.


Grunthaner, F. J., A. J. Ricco, M. A. Butler, A. L. Lane, C. P. McKay, A. P. Zent, R. C. Quinn, B. R. Murry, H. P. Klein, G. V. Levin, R. W. Terhune, M. L. Homer, A. Ksendzov, and P. Niedermann.  Investigating the Surface Chemistry of Mars.  Analytical Chemistry, 67, 605A-610A, 1995.


Zent, A. P., R. C. Quinn.  Simultaneous Adsorption of CO2 and H2O Under Mars-Like Conditions and Application to the Evolution of the Martian Climate. Journal of Geophysical Research, 100, 5341 - 5350, 1995.


Zent, A.P.  and R.C. Quinn, and B.M. Jakosky.   "Fractionation of nitrogen isotopes on Mars: The role of the regolith as a buffer", Icarus,  112, 537-540, 1994.


Quinn, R.C. and J. Orenberg. Simulations of the Viking gas exchange experiment using palagonite and Fe-rich montmorillonite as terrestrial analogs: Implications for the surface composition of Mars,  Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 57, 4611-4618, 1993.