Frank G Lemoine

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Frank G Lemoine

  • (AST,SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES)
  • 301.614.6109 | 301.614.6522
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 698
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Positions/Employment

    1995 - Present

    Geodesist

    NASA GSFC, Greenbelt

    Education

    1992, Ph.D University of Colorado, Boulder.

    Professional Service

    • Co-I Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), NASA Discovery Mission.  
    • Co-I GRACE Science Team.
    • Co-I Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
    • Co-I Gravity Science Team, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
    • MESSENGER: Member Radio Science Team.                                                
    •  Jason-2 (OSTM, Ocean Surface Topography Mission), Co-Chair POD Team.
    •  International DORIS Service (IDS): Analysis Coordinator and Member of the IDS Governing Board (2006-Present).                                                                                                               
    • International Laser Ranging Service (ILRS): Member Central Bureau.
    • GEOSAT Follow-On: NASA POD Team Leader (1998-2008).
    • Clementine Geodesy (Gravity & Laser Altimeter) Team, Co-I.
    • Mars Global Surveyor: Radio Science Team & Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Team, 1996-2006.
    • Earth Gravitational Model 1996 (EGM96): NASA Development Team Leader.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Melachroinos, S., F. G. Lemoine, N. P. Zelensky, et al. D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, and O. Bordyugov. 2013. "The effect of geocenter motion on Jason-2 orbits and the mean sea level." Adv. Space Res. 51 (8): 1323—1334 [10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.004]

    Cerri, L., J.-M. Lemoine, F. Mercier, N. P. Zelensky, and F. G. Lemoine. 2013. "DORIS-based point mascons for the long term stability of precise orbit solutions." Adv. Space Res. 52 (3): 466-476 [10.1016/j.asr.2013.03.023]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. S. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "High-degree gravity models from GRAIL primary mission data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 118 1676-1698 [10.1002/jgre.20118]

    Melachroinos, S., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. N. P. Zelensky, J. B. Nicholas, and B. D. Beckley. 2013. "The effect of seasonal and long-period geopotential variations on the GPS orbits." GPS Solutions [10.1007/s10291-013-0346-4]

    Wiese, D. N., R. S. Nerem, and F. G. Lemoine. 2012. "Design considerations for a dedicated gravity recovery satellite mission consisting of two pairs of satellites." J. Geodesy 86 (2): 81-98 [10.1007/s00190-011-0493-8]

    Mazarico, E. M., D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, et al. D. E. Smith, M. H. Torrence, F. G. Lemoine, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Orbit determination of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter." J. Geodesy 86 (3): 193-207 [10.1007/s00190-011-0509-4]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, S. Hauck, S. Peale, O. Barnouin, J. Head, C. C. Johnson, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, A. Freed, C. Klimczak, J. Margot, J. Oberst, M. A. Perry, C. Ernst, R. McNutt, J. Balcerski, N. Michel, M. Talpe, and D. Yang. 2012. "Topography of the Northern Hemisphere of Mercury from MESSENGER Laser Altimetry." Science 336 (6078): 217-220 [10.1126/science.1218805]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, S. Hauck, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, S. Peale, J. Margot, C. C. Johnson, M. H. Torrence, M. E. Perry, D. D. Rowlands, S. J. Goossens, J. Head, and A. Taylor. 2012. "Gravity Field and Internal Structure of Mercury from MESSENGER ." Science 336 (6078): 214-217 [ 10.1126/science.1218809]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, et al. S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, G. A. Neumann, S. C. Solomon, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, S. J. Goossens, G. Kruizinga, E. M. Mazarico, R. S. Park, and D. Yuan. 2012. "Gravity field of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission." Science 339 (6120): 668-671 [10.1126/science.1231507]

    Wieczorek, M. A., G. A. Neumann, F. Nimmo, et al. W. S. Kiefer, G. J. Taylor, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, J. Andrews-Hanna, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, J. G. Williams, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "The Crust of the Moon as Seen by GRAIL." Science 339 (6120): 671-675 [10.1126/science.1231753]

    Andrews-Hanna, J. C., S. W. Asmar, J. W. Head III, et al. W. S. Kiefer, A. S. Konopliv, F. G. Lemoine, I. Matsuyama, E. M. Mazarico, P. J. McGovern, H. J. Melosh, G. A. Neumann, F. Nimmo, R. J. Phillips, D. E. Smith, S. C. Solomon, G. J. Taylor, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Ancient igneous intrusions and the early expansion of the Moon revealed by GRAIL gravity gradiometry." Science 339 (6120): 675-678 [10.1126/science.1231753]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, D. D. Rowlands, et al. F. G. Lemoine, H. Noda, and H. Araki. 2011. "Orbit determination of the SELENE satellites using multi-satellite data types and evaluation of SELENE gravity field models." J. Geodesy 85 487-504 [10.1007/s00190-011-0446-2]

    Han, S.-C., E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and S. Goossens. 2011. "New Analysis of Lunar Prospector Radio tracking data brings the nearside gravity field of the Moon with an Unprecedented Resolution." Icarus 215 455-459 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.07.020]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, Q. Liu, et al. F. Kikuchi, K. Sato, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, H. Noda, N. Kawano, N. Namiki, T. Iwata, F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, Y. Harada, and M. Chen. 2011. "Lunar gravity field determination using SELENE same-beam differential VLBI tracking data." J. Geodesy 85 (4): 205-228 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s00190-010-0430-2]

    Han, S., E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and S. J. Goossens. 2011. "New analysis of Lunar Prospector radio tracking data brings the nearside gravity field of the Moon with an unprecedented resolution." Icarus 215 455-459 [doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.07.020]

    Lemoine, F. G., N. P. Zelensky, D. S. Chinn, et al. D. E. Pavlis, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Beckley, S. B. Luthcke, P. Willis, M. Ziebart, A. Sibthorpe, J. P. Boy, and V. Luceri. 2010. "Towards development of a consistent orbit series for TOPEX/Poseidon Jason-1 and Jason-2." Adv. Space Res. 46 1513-1540 [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.007]

    Valette, J. J., F. G. Lemoine, P. Ferrage, et al. P. Yaya, Z. Altamimi, P. Willis, and L. Soudarin. 2010. "IDS Contribution to ITRF2008." Adv. Space Res. 46 (12): 1614-1632 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.029]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, M. Ziebart, et al. A. Sibthorpe, P. Willis, B. D. Beckley, S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, D. E. Pavlis, and V. Luceri. 2010. "DORIS/SLR POD modeling improvements for Jason-1 and Jason-2." Adv. Space Res. 46 (12): 1541-1558 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.008]

    Willis, P., H. Fagard, P. Ferrage, et al. F. G. Lemoine, C. E. Noll, R. Noomen, M. Otten, J. Ries, M. Rothacher, L. Soudarin, G. Tavernier, and J. Valette. 2010. "The International DORIS Service (IDS): Toward maturity." Adv. Space Res. 45 (12): 1408-1420 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.11.018]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, F. G. Lemoine, S. Peale, J. Margot, M. H. Torrence, M. Talpe, J. Head, S. Hauck, C. Johnson, M. Perry, O. Barnouin, R. McNutt, and J. Oberst. 2010. "The equatorial shape and gravity field of Mercury from MESSENGER flybys 1 and 2." Icarus 209 (1): 88-100 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.04.007]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, M. H. Torrence, J. L. Mcgarry, D. D. Rowlands, J. Head, T. Duxbury, O. Aharonson, P. Lucey, M. Robinson, O. Barnouin, J. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, P. M. Liiva, D. Mao, J. Smith, and A. Bartels. 2010. "Initial observations from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)." Geophys. Res. Lett. 37 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2010GL043751]

    Rowlands, D. D., S. B. Luthcke, J. McCarthy, et al. S. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, F. G. Lemoine, J.-P. C. Boy, and T. J. Sabaka. 2010. "Global mass flux solutions from GRACE: A comparison of parameter estimation strategies-Mass concentrations versus Stokes coefficients." J. Geophys. Res.-Solid Earth 115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JB006546]

    Ray, R. D., B. D. Beckley, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "Vertical crustal motion derived from satellite altimetry and tide gauges, and comparisons with DORIS measurements." Adv. Space Res. 45 (12): 1510-1522 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.020]

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S.-C. Han, and D. E. Smith. 2010. "A degree-150 lunar gravity model from the historical tracking data of NASA Moon orbiters." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JE003472]

    Le Bail, K., F. G. Lemoine, and D. S. Chinn. 2010. "GSFC DORIS contribution to ITRF2008." Adv. in Space Res. 45 (12): 1481-1499 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.01.030]

    Govind, R., J. Valette, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "A DORIS determination of the absolute velocities of the Sorsdal and Mellor glaciers in Antarctica ." Adv. in Space Res. 45 (12): 1523-1534 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.011]

    Cerri, L., J. Berthias, W. Bertiger, et al. B. Haines, F. G. Lemoine, F. Mercier, J. Ries, P. Willis, N. P. Zelensky, and M. Ziebart. 2010. "Precision Orbit Determination Standards for the Jason Series of Altimeter Missions ." Marine Geodesy 33 379-418 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.488966]

    Beckley, B. D., N. P. Zelensky, S. A. Holmes, et al. F. G. Lemoine, R. D. Ray, G. Mitchum, S. Desai, and S. Brown. 2010. "Assessment of the Jason-2 Extension to the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 Sea-Surface Height Time Series for Global Mean Sea Level Monitoring ." Marine Geodesy 33 447-471 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.491029]

    Klosko, S., D. Rowlands, S. Luthcke, et al. F. Lemoine, D. Chinn, and M. Rodell. 2009. "Validation of mascon recovery using GRACE KBRR data with independent mass flux estimates in the Mississippi Basin." J Geodesy Vol 83 (9): 817-827 [ 10.1007/s00190-009-0301-x]

    Willis, P., J. Ries, N. Zelensky, et al. L. Soudarin, H. Fagard, E. C. Pavlis, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "An extension of ITRF2005 for Precise Orbit Determination ." Adv. Space Res. 44 (5): 535-544 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.04.018]

    Rowlands, D. D., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, and S. B. Luthcke. 2009. "A simulation study of multi-beam altimetry for lunar reconnaissance orbiter and other planetary missions ." J. Geodesy Vol 83 (8): 709-721 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1007/s00190-008-0285-y]

    Han, S.-C., E. M. Mazarico, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "Improved nearside gravity field of the Moon by localizing the power law constraint." Geophys. Res. Lett. 36 (L11203): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009GL038556]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. T. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2009. "Effects of Self-Shadowing on Nonconservative Force Modeling for Mars-Orbiting Spacecraft ." Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 46 (3): 662-669 [Full Text (Link)] [10.2514/1.41679]

    Gobinddass, M., P. Willis, O. de Viron, et al. A. Sibthorpe, N. Zelensky, J. Ries, R. Ferland, Y. Bar-Sever, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "Improving DORIS geocenter time series using an empirical rescaling of solar radiation pressure models ." Adv. Space Res. 44 (11): 1279-1287 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.08.004]

    Han, S. C., D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, and F. G. Lemoine. 2008. "Localized analysis of satellite tracking data for studying time-variable Earth's gravity fields." J Geophys Res 113 17 [Full Text (Link)] [ B06401]

    Forbes, J. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. Bruinsma, and M. D. Smith. 2008. "Solar flux variability of Mars' exosphere densities and temperatures." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 (1): L0201 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2007GL031904]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2008. "Observation of atmospheric tides in the Martian exosphere using Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio tracking data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 (L09202): [10.1029/2008GL033388 ]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, and J. J. McCarthy. 2006. "Monthly spherical harmonic gravity field solutions determined from GRACE inter-satellite range-rate data alone." Geophys. Res. Lett. 33 (2): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2005GL024846 ]

    Hinderer, J., O. Andersen, F. G. Lemoine, D. Crossley, and J.-P. Boy. 2006. "Seasonal changes in the European gravity field from GRACE: A comparison with superconducting gravimeters and hydrology model predictions." J. Geodynamics 41 (1-3): 59-68 [10.1016/j.jog.2005.08.037]

    Forbes, J. M., S. Bruinsma, and F. G. Lemoine. 2006. "Solar rotation effects on the thermospheres of Mars and Earth." Science 312 (5778): 1366-1368 [10.1126/science.1126389]

    Zelensky, N. P., J.-P. Berthias, and F. G. Lemoine. 2006. "DORIS time bias estimated using Jason-1, TOPEX/Poseidon and ENVISAT orbits ." Journal of Geodesy 80 (8-11): 497-506 [10.1007/s00190-006-0075-3]

    Tavernier, G., H. Fagard, M. Feissel-Vernier, et al. K. Le Bail, F. G. Lemoine, C. E. Noll, R. Noomen, J. C. Ries, J. J. Valette, and P. Willis. 2006. "The International DORIS Service: genesis and early achievements." J. Geodesy 80 403-417 [10.1007/s00190-006-0082-4]

    Rowlands, D. D., S. B. Luthcke, S. M. Klosko, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, J. J. McCarthy, C. M. Cox, and O. B. Anderson. 2005. "Resolving mass flux at high spatial and temporal resolution using GRACE intersatellite measurements." Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 32 4 [Full Text (Link)] [ L04310]

    Luthcke, S. B., N. P. Zelensky, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and T. A. Williams. 2003. "The 1-centimeter Orbit: Jason-1 Precision Orbit Determination Using GPS, SLR, DORIS and Altimeter data." Marine Geodesy 26 (3-4): 399-421 [10.1080/01490410390256727 ]

    Rowlands, D. D., R. D. Ray, D. S. Chinn, and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "Short-arc analysis of intersatellite tracking data in a gravity mapping mission." J. Geodesy 76 307-316 [ 10.1007/s00190-002-0255-8]

    Bruinsma, S., and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "A preliminary semiempirical thermosphere model of Mars: DTM-Mars." J Geophys Res.-Planets 107 (E10): 5085 [10.1029/2001JE001508]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and F. Lemoine. 2001. "Constraints on energy dissipation in the earth's body tide from satellite tracking and altimetry." Geophysical Journal International 144 471-480 [ 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.00356.x]

    Neumann, G. A., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2001. "Crossover analysis of Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 106 (E10): 23753-23768 [ 10.1029/2000JE001381]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, D. D. Rowlands, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, D. S. Chinn, and D. E. Pavlis. 2001. "An improved solution of the gravity field of Mars (GMM-2B) from Mars Global Surveyor." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 106 (E10): 23359-23376 [10.1029/2000JE001426 ]

    Zuber, M. T., S. C. Solomon, R. J. Phillips, et al. D. E. Smith, G. L. Tyler, O. Aharonson, G. Balmino, W. B. Banerdt, J. W. Head, F. G. Lemoine, P. J. McGovern, G. A. Neumann, D. D. Rowlands, and W. L. Sjogren. 2000. "Internal structure and early thermal evolution of Mars from Mars Global Surveyor topography and gravity." Science 287 1788-1793 [ 10.1126/science.287.5459.1788]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, S. C. Solomon, et al. R. J. Phillips, J. W. Head, J. B. Garvin, W. B. Banerdt, H. V. Frey, D. O. Muhleman, G. H. Pettengill, G. A. Neumann, F. G. Lemoine, J. B. Abshire, O. Aharonson, C. D. Brown, S. A. Hauck, A. B. Ivanov, P. J. McGovern, H. J. Zwally, and T. C. Duxbury. 1999. "The global topography of Mars and implications for surface evolution." Science 284 1495-1503 [ 10.1126/science.284.5419.1495]

    Rowlands, D. D., D. E. Pavlis, F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "The use of laser altimetry in the orbit and attitude determination of Mars Global Surveyor." Geophys. Res. Lett. 26 (9): 1191-1194 [ 10.1029/1999GL900223]

    Smith, D. E., W. L. Sjogren, G. L. Tyler, et al. G. Balmino, F. G. Lemoine, and A. S. Konopliv. 1999. "The gravity field of Mars: Results from Mars global surveyor." Science 286 (5437): 94-97 [10.1126/science.286.5437.94 ]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and F. G. Lemoine. 1997. "Topography of the Moon from the Clementine LIDAR." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 102 (E1): 1591-1611 [10.1029/96JE02940]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and D. D. Rowlands. 1997. "A 70th degree lunar gravity model (GLGM-2) from Clementine and other tracking data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 102 (E7): 16339-16359 [ 10.1029/97JE01418]

    Neumann, G. A., M. T. Zuber, D. E. Smith, and F. G. Lemoine. 1996. "The lunar crust: Global structure and signature of major basins." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 101 (E7): 16841-16863 [10.1029/96JE01246 ]

    Smith, D. E., F. G. Lemoine, and M. T. Zuber. 1995. "Simultaneous estimation of the masses of Mars, Phobos, and Deimos using spacecraft distant encounters, ." Geophys. Res. Lett. 22 (16): 2171-2174 [10.1029/95GL01801]

    Bills, B. G., and F. G. Lemoine. 1995. "Gravitational and topographic isotropy of the Earth, Moon, Mars, and Venus." J. Geophys. Res-Planets, 100 (E12): 26275-26295 [10.1029/95JE02982]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, G. A. Neumann, and F. G. Lemoine. 1994. "The shape and internal structure of the Moon from the Clementine mission ." Science 266 (592): 1839-1844 [10.1126/science.266.5192.1839]

    Non-Refereed

    Lemoine, F. G., S. B. Luthcke, D. D. Rowlands, et al. D. S. Chinn, S. M. Klosko, and C. M. Cox. 2007. "The use of mascons to resolve time-variable gravity from GRACE." DYNAMIC PLANET: MONITORING AND UNDERSTANDING A DYNAMIC PLANET WITH GEODETIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC TOOLS 130 (IAG Symposia): 231-236

    Refereed

    Melachroinos, S., F. G. Lemoine, N. P. Zelensky, et al. D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, and O. Bordyugov. 2013. "The effect of geocenter motion on Jason-2 orbits and the mean sea level." Adv. Space Res. 51 (8): 1323—1334 [10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.004]

    Cerri, L., J.-M. Lemoine, F. Mercier, N. P. Zelensky, and F. G. Lemoine. 2013. "DORIS-based point mascons for the long term stability of precise orbit solutions." Adv. Space Res. 52 (3): 466-476 [10.1016/j.asr.2013.03.023]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. S. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "High-degree gravity models from GRAIL primary mission data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 118 1676-1698 [10.1002/jgre.20118]

    Melachroinos, S., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. N. P. Zelensky, J. B. Nicholas, and B. D. Beckley. 2013. "The effect of seasonal and long-period geopotential variations on the GPS orbits." GPS Solutions [10.1007/s10291-013-0346-4]

    Wiese, D. N., R. S. Nerem, and F. G. Lemoine. 2012. "Design considerations for a dedicated gravity recovery satellite mission consisting of two pairs of satellites." J. Geodesy 86 (2): 81-98 [10.1007/s00190-011-0493-8]

    Mazarico, E. M., D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, et al. D. E. Smith, M. H. Torrence, F. G. Lemoine, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Orbit determination of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter." J. Geodesy 86 (3): 193-207 [10.1007/s00190-011-0509-4]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, S. Hauck, S. Peale, O. Barnouin, J. Head, C. C. Johnson, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, A. Freed, C. Klimczak, J. Margot, J. Oberst, M. A. Perry, C. Ernst, R. McNutt, J. Balcerski, N. Michel, M. Talpe, and D. Yang. 2012. "Topography of the Northern Hemisphere of Mercury from MESSENGER Laser Altimetry." Science 336 (6078): 217-220 [10.1126/science.1218805]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, S. Hauck, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, S. Peale, J. Margot, C. C. Johnson, M. H. Torrence, M. E. Perry, D. D. Rowlands, S. J. Goossens, J. Head, and A. Taylor. 2012. "Gravity Field and Internal Structure of Mercury from MESSENGER ." Science 336 (6078): 214-217 [ 10.1126/science.1218809]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, et al. S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, G. A. Neumann, S. C. Solomon, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, S. J. Goossens, G. Kruizinga, E. M. Mazarico, R. S. Park, and D. Yuan. 2012. "Gravity field of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission." Science 339 (6120): 668-671 [10.1126/science.1231507]

    Wieczorek, M. A., G. A. Neumann, F. Nimmo, et al. W. S. Kiefer, G. J. Taylor, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, J. Andrews-Hanna, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, J. G. Williams, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "The Crust of the Moon as Seen by GRAIL." Science 339 (6120): 671-675 [10.1126/science.1231753]

    Andrews-Hanna, J. C., S. W. Asmar, J. W. Head III, et al. W. S. Kiefer, A. S. Konopliv, F. G. Lemoine, I. Matsuyama, E. M. Mazarico, P. J. McGovern, H. J. Melosh, G. A. Neumann, F. Nimmo, R. J. Phillips, D. E. Smith, S. C. Solomon, G. J. Taylor, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Ancient igneous intrusions and the early expansion of the Moon revealed by GRAIL gravity gradiometry." Science 339 (6120): 675-678 [10.1126/science.1231753]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, D. D. Rowlands, et al. F. G. Lemoine, H. Noda, and H. Araki. 2011. "Orbit determination of the SELENE satellites using multi-satellite data types and evaluation of SELENE gravity field models." J. Geodesy 85 487-504 [10.1007/s00190-011-0446-2]

    Han, S.-C., E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and S. Goossens. 2011. "New Analysis of Lunar Prospector Radio tracking data brings the nearside gravity field of the Moon with an Unprecedented Resolution." Icarus 215 455-459 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.07.020]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, Q. Liu, et al. F. Kikuchi, K. Sato, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, H. Noda, N. Kawano, N. Namiki, T. Iwata, F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, Y. Harada, and M. Chen. 2011. "Lunar gravity field determination using SELENE same-beam differential VLBI tracking data." J. Geodesy 85 (4): 205-228 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s00190-010-0430-2]

    Han, S., E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and S. J. Goossens. 2011. "New analysis of Lunar Prospector radio tracking data brings the nearside gravity field of the Moon with an unprecedented resolution." Icarus 215 455-459 [doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.07.020]

    Lemoine, F. G., N. P. Zelensky, D. S. Chinn, et al. D. E. Pavlis, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Beckley, S. B. Luthcke, P. Willis, M. Ziebart, A. Sibthorpe, J. P. Boy, and V. Luceri. 2010. "Towards development of a consistent orbit series for TOPEX/Poseidon Jason-1 and Jason-2." Adv. Space Res. 46 1513-1540 [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.007]

    Valette, J. J., F. G. Lemoine, P. Ferrage, et al. P. Yaya, Z. Altamimi, P. Willis, and L. Soudarin. 2010. "IDS Contribution to ITRF2008." Adv. Space Res. 46 (12): 1614-1632 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.029]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, M. Ziebart, et al. A. Sibthorpe, P. Willis, B. D. Beckley, S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, D. E. Pavlis, and V. Luceri. 2010. "DORIS/SLR POD modeling improvements for Jason-1 and Jason-2." Adv. Space Res. 46 (12): 1541-1558 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.008]

    Willis, P., H. Fagard, P. Ferrage, et al. F. G. Lemoine, C. E. Noll, R. Noomen, M. Otten, J. Ries, M. Rothacher, L. Soudarin, G. Tavernier, and J. Valette. 2010. "The International DORIS Service (IDS): Toward maturity." Adv. Space Res. 45 (12): 1408-1420 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.11.018]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, G. A. Neumann, F. G. Lemoine, S. Peale, J. Margot, M. H. Torrence, M. Talpe, J. Head, S. Hauck, C. Johnson, M. Perry, O. Barnouin, R. McNutt, and J. Oberst. 2010. "The equatorial shape and gravity field of Mercury from MESSENGER flybys 1 and 2." Icarus 209 (1): 88-100 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.04.007]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, M. H. Torrence, J. L. Mcgarry, D. D. Rowlands, J. Head, T. Duxbury, O. Aharonson, P. Lucey, M. Robinson, O. Barnouin, J. Cavanaugh, X. Sun, P. M. Liiva, D. Mao, J. Smith, and A. Bartels. 2010. "Initial observations from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)." Geophys. Res. Lett. 37 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2010GL043751]

    Rowlands, D. D., S. B. Luthcke, J. McCarthy, et al. S. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, F. G. Lemoine, J.-P. C. Boy, and T. J. Sabaka. 2010. "Global mass flux solutions from GRACE: A comparison of parameter estimation strategies-Mass concentrations versus Stokes coefficients." J. Geophys. Res.-Solid Earth 115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JB006546]

    Ray, R. D., B. D. Beckley, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "Vertical crustal motion derived from satellite altimetry and tide gauges, and comparisons with DORIS measurements." Adv. Space Res. 45 (12): 1510-1522 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.020]

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S.-C. Han, and D. E. Smith. 2010. "A degree-150 lunar gravity model from the historical tracking data of NASA Moon orbiters." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JE003472]

    Le Bail, K., F. G. Lemoine, and D. S. Chinn. 2010. "GSFC DORIS contribution to ITRF2008." Adv. in Space Res. 45 (12): 1481-1499 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.01.030]

    Govind, R., J. Valette, and F. G. Lemoine. 2010. "A DORIS determination of the absolute velocities of the Sorsdal and Mellor glaciers in Antarctica ." Adv. in Space Res. 45 (12): 1523-1534 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2010.02.011]

    Cerri, L., J. Berthias, W. Bertiger, et al. B. Haines, F. G. Lemoine, F. Mercier, J. Ries, P. Willis, N. P. Zelensky, and M. Ziebart. 2010. "Precision Orbit Determination Standards for the Jason Series of Altimeter Missions ." Marine Geodesy 33 379-418 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.488966]

    Beckley, B. D., N. P. Zelensky, S. A. Holmes, et al. F. G. Lemoine, R. D. Ray, G. Mitchum, S. Desai, and S. Brown. 2010. "Assessment of the Jason-2 Extension to the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 Sea-Surface Height Time Series for Global Mean Sea Level Monitoring ." Marine Geodesy 33 447-471 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1080/01490419.2010.491029]

    Klosko, S., D. Rowlands, S. Luthcke, et al. F. Lemoine, D. Chinn, and M. Rodell. 2009. "Validation of mascon recovery using GRACE KBRR data with independent mass flux estimates in the Mississippi Basin." J Geodesy Vol 83 (9): 817-827 [ 10.1007/s00190-009-0301-x]

    Willis, P., J. Ries, N. Zelensky, et al. L. Soudarin, H. Fagard, E. C. Pavlis, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "An extension of ITRF2005 for Precise Orbit Determination ." Adv. Space Res. 44 (5): 535-544 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.04.018]

    Rowlands, D. D., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, and S. B. Luthcke. 2009. "A simulation study of multi-beam altimetry for lunar reconnaissance orbiter and other planetary missions ." J. Geodesy Vol 83 (8): 709-721 [Full Text (Link)] [ 10.1007/s00190-008-0285-y]

    Han, S.-C., E. M. Mazarico, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "Improved nearside gravity field of the Moon by localizing the power law constraint." Geophys. Res. Lett. 36 (L11203): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009GL038556]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. T. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2009. "Effects of Self-Shadowing on Nonconservative Force Modeling for Mars-Orbiting Spacecraft ." Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 46 (3): 662-669 [Full Text (Link)] [10.2514/1.41679]

    Gobinddass, M., P. Willis, O. de Viron, et al. A. Sibthorpe, N. Zelensky, J. Ries, R. Ferland, Y. Bar-Sever, and F. G. Lemoine. 2009. "Improving DORIS geocenter time series using an empirical rescaling of solar radiation pressure models ." Adv. Space Res. 44 (11): 1279-1287 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2009.08.004]

    Han, S. C., D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, and F. G. Lemoine. 2008. "Localized analysis of satellite tracking data for studying time-variable Earth's gravity fields." J Geophys Res 113 17 [Full Text (Link)] [ B06401]

    Forbes, J. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. Bruinsma, and M. D. Smith. 2008. "Solar flux variability of Mars' exosphere densities and temperatures." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 (1): L0201 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2007GL031904]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2008. "Observation of atmospheric tides in the Martian exosphere using Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radio tracking data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 (L09202): [10.1029/2008GL033388 ]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, and J. J. McCarthy. 2006. "Monthly spherical harmonic gravity field solutions determined from GRACE inter-satellite range-rate data alone." Geophys. Res. Lett. 33 (2): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2005GL024846 ]

    Hinderer, J., O. Andersen, F. G. Lemoine, D. Crossley, and J.-P. Boy. 2006. "Seasonal changes in the European gravity field from GRACE: A comparison with superconducting gravimeters and hydrology model predictions." J. Geodynamics 41 (1-3): 59-68 [10.1016/j.jog.2005.08.037]

    Forbes, J. M., S. Bruinsma, and F. G. Lemoine. 2006. "Solar rotation effects on the thermospheres of Mars and Earth." Science 312 (5778): 1366-1368 [10.1126/science.1126389]

    Zelensky, N. P., J.-P. Berthias, and F. G. Lemoine. 2006. "DORIS time bias estimated using Jason-1, TOPEX/Poseidon and ENVISAT orbits ." Journal of Geodesy 80 (8-11): 497-506 [10.1007/s00190-006-0075-3]

    Tavernier, G., H. Fagard, M. Feissel-Vernier, et al. K. Le Bail, F. G. Lemoine, C. E. Noll, R. Noomen, J. C. Ries, J. J. Valette, and P. Willis. 2006. "The International DORIS Service: genesis and early achievements." J. Geodesy 80 403-417 [10.1007/s00190-006-0082-4]

    Rowlands, D. D., S. B. Luthcke, S. M. Klosko, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, J. J. McCarthy, C. M. Cox, and O. B. Anderson. 2005. "Resolving mass flux at high spatial and temporal resolution using GRACE intersatellite measurements." Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 32 4 [Full Text (Link)] [ L04310]

    Luthcke, S. B., N. P. Zelensky, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and T. A. Williams. 2003. "The 1-centimeter Orbit: Jason-1 Precision Orbit Determination Using GPS, SLR, DORIS and Altimeter data." Marine Geodesy 26 (3-4): 399-421 [10.1080/01490410390256727 ]

    Rowlands, D. D., R. D. Ray, D. S. Chinn, and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "Short-arc analysis of intersatellite tracking data in a gravity mapping mission." J. Geodesy 76 307-316 [ 10.1007/s00190-002-0255-8]

    Bruinsma, S., and F. G. Lemoine. 2002. "A preliminary semiempirical thermosphere model of Mars: DTM-Mars." J Geophys Res.-Planets 107 (E10): 5085 [10.1029/2001JE001508]

    Ray, R., R. Eanes, and F. Lemoine. 2001. "Constraints on energy dissipation in the earth's body tide from satellite tracking and altimetry." Geophysical Journal International 144 471-480 [ 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.00356.x]

    Neumann, G. A., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2001. "Crossover analysis of Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 106 (E10): 23753-23768 [ 10.1029/2000JE001381]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, D. D. Rowlands, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, D. S. Chinn, and D. E. Pavlis. 2001. "An improved solution of the gravity field of Mars (GMM-2B) from Mars Global Surveyor." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 106 (E10): 23359-23376 [10.1029/2000JE001426 ]

    Zuber, M. T., S. C. Solomon, R. J. Phillips, et al. D. E. Smith, G. L. Tyler, O. Aharonson, G. Balmino, W. B. Banerdt, J. W. Head, F. G. Lemoine, P. J. McGovern, G. A. Neumann, D. D. Rowlands, and W. L. Sjogren. 2000. "Internal structure and early thermal evolution of Mars from Mars Global Surveyor topography and gravity." Science 287 1788-1793 [ 10.1126/science.287.5459.1788]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, S. C. Solomon, et al. R. J. Phillips, J. W. Head, J. B. Garvin, W. B. Banerdt, H. V. Frey, D. O. Muhleman, G. H. Pettengill, G. A. Neumann, F. G. Lemoine, J. B. Abshire, O. Aharonson, C. D. Brown, S. A. Hauck, A. B. Ivanov, P. J. McGovern, H. J. Zwally, and T. C. Duxbury. 1999. "The global topography of Mars and implications for surface evolution." Science 284 1495-1503 [ 10.1126/science.284.5419.1495]

    Rowlands, D. D., D. E. Pavlis, F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "The use of laser altimetry in the orbit and attitude determination of Mars Global Surveyor." Geophys. Res. Lett. 26 (9): 1191-1194 [ 10.1029/1999GL900223]

    Smith, D. E., W. L. Sjogren, G. L. Tyler, et al. G. Balmino, F. G. Lemoine, and A. S. Konopliv. 1999. "The gravity field of Mars: Results from Mars global surveyor." Science 286 (5437): 94-97 [10.1126/science.286.5437.94 ]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and F. G. Lemoine. 1997. "Topography of the Moon from the Clementine LIDAR." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 102 (E1): 1591-1611 [10.1029/96JE02940]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and D. D. Rowlands. 1997. "A 70th degree lunar gravity model (GLGM-2) from Clementine and other tracking data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 102 (E7): 16339-16359 [ 10.1029/97JE01418]

    Neumann, G. A., M. T. Zuber, D. E. Smith, and F. G. Lemoine. 1996. "The lunar crust: Global structure and signature of major basins." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 101 (E7): 16841-16863 [10.1029/96JE01246 ]

    Smith, D. E., F. G. Lemoine, and M. T. Zuber. 1995. "Simultaneous estimation of the masses of Mars, Phobos, and Deimos using spacecraft distant encounters, ." Geophys. Res. Lett. 22 (16): 2171-2174 [10.1029/95GL01801]

    Bills, B. G., and F. G. Lemoine. 1995. "Gravitational and topographic isotropy of the Earth, Moon, Mars, and Venus." J. Geophys. Res-Planets, 100 (E12): 26275-26295 [10.1029/95JE02982]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, G. A. Neumann, and F. G. Lemoine. 1994. "The shape and internal structure of the Moon from the Clementine mission ." Science 266 (592): 1839-1844 [10.1126/science.266.5192.1839]

    Non-Refereed

    Lemoine, F. G., S. B. Luthcke, D. D. Rowlands, et al. D. S. Chinn, S. M. Klosko, and C. M. Cox. 2007. "The use of mascons to resolve time-variable gravity from GRACE." DYNAMIC PLANET: MONITORING AND UNDERSTANDING A DYNAMIC PLANET WITH GEODETIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC TOOLS 130 (IAG Symposia): 231-236

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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