Sciences and Exploration Directorate

John M Barbara

(SCI PROG. ANALYST)

 john.m.barbara@nasa.gov

 212.678.5594

Org Code: 611

NASA/GISS
Mail Code: 611
New York, NY 10025

Employer: Autonomic Integra, LLC

Current Projects


Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS).

Atmospheric Dynamics


Planetary Atmospheric Modeling

Publications


Refereed

Barbara, J., R. West, A. Del Genio, and J. Sinclair. 2024. A study of Jupiter's UV Great Dark Spot and tropopause to stratosphere winds in the high northern latitudes as seen by Cassini imaging Icarus 410 115913 [10.1016/j.icarus.2023.115913]

Sinclair, J., R. West, J. Barbara, et al. C. Tao, G. Orton, T. Greathouse, R. Giles, D. Grodent, L. Fletcher, and P. Irwin. 2023. Long-term variability of Jupiter’s northern auroral 8-micron CH4 emissions Icarus 406 115740 [10.1016/j.icarus.2023.115740]

Barbara, J. M., and A. D. Del Genio. 2021. Tropopause and lower stratosphere winds and eddy fluxes on Saturn as seen by Cassini imaging Icarus 354 114095 [10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114095]

Sánchez-Lavega, A., L. A. Sromovsky, A. P. Showman, et al. A. D. Del Genio, R. M. Young, R. Hueso, E. Garcia-Melendo, Y. Kaspi, G. S. Orton, N. Barrado-Izagirre, D. Choi, and J. M. Barbara. 2019. Gas Giants Zonal Jets: Phenomenology, Genesis, and Physics 72-103 [10.1017/9781107358225.004]

Turtle, E. P., J. E. Perry, J. M. Barbara, et al. A. D. Del Genio, S. Rodriguez, S. Le Mouélic, C. Sotin, J. M. Lora, S. Faulk, P. Corlies, J. Kelland, S. M. MacKenzie, R. A. West, A. S. McEwen, J. I. Lunine, J. Pitesky, T. L. Ray, and M. Roy. 2018. Titan's Meteorology Over the Cassini Mission: Evidence for Extensive Subsurface Methane Reservoirs Geophysical Research Letters 45 (11): 5320-5328 [10.1029/2018gl078170]

Del Genio, A. D., and J. M. Barbara. 2016. An objective classification of Saturn cloud features from Cassini ISS images Icarus 271 222-236 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.011]

West, R., A. Del Genio, J. Barbara, et al. D. Toledo, P. Lavvas, P. Rannou, E. Turtle, and J. Perry. 2016. Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem observations of Titan’s south polar cloud Icarus 270 399-408 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.11.038]

Del Genio, A. D., and J. M. Barbara. 2012. Constraints on Saturn’s tropospheric general circulation from Cassini ISS images Icarus 219 (2): 689-700 [10.1016/j.icarus.2012.03.035]

Turtle, E. P., J. E. Perry, A. G. Hayes, et al. R. D. Lorenz, J. W. Barnes, A. S. McEwen, R. A. West, A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, J. L. Lunine, E. L. Schaller, T. L. Ray, R. M. Lopes, and E. R. Stofan. 2011. Rapid and Extensive Surface Changes Near Titan's Equator: Evidence of April Showers Science 331 (6023): 1414-1417 [10.1126/science.1201063]

Turtle, E. P., A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, et al. J. E. Perry, E. L. Schaller, A. S. McEwen, R. A. West, and T. L. Ray. 2011. Seasonal changes in Titan's meteorology Geophys. Res. Lett. 38 (3): L03203 [10.1029/2010GL046266]

Dyudina, U. A., A. P. Ingersoll, S. P. Ewald, et al. A. R. Vasavada, R. A. West, K. H. Baines, T. W. Momary, A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, C. C. Porco, R. K. Achterberg, F. M. Flasar, A. A. Simon-Miller, and L. N. Fletcher. 2009. Saturn's south polar vortex compared to other large vortices in the Solar System Icarus 202 (1): 240-248 [10.1016/j.icarus.2009.02.014]

Turtle, E. P., J. E. Perry, A. S. McEwen, et al. A. D. Del Genio, J. Barbara, R. A. West, D. D. Dawson, and C. C. Porco. 2009. Cassini imaging of Titan's high-latitude lakes, clouds, and south-polar surface changes Geophysical Research Letters 36 (2): L02204 [10.1029/2008GL036186]

Dyudina, U. A., A. P. Ingersoll, S. P. Ewald, et al. A. R. Vasavada, R. A. West, K. H. Baines, T. W. Momary, A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, C. C. Porco, R. K. Achterberg, F. M. Flasar, A. A. Simon-Miller, and L. N. Fletcher. 2009. Saturn’s South Polar Vortex Compared to Other Large Vortices in the Solar System Icarus 202 240-248.

Dyudina, U. A., A. P. Ingersoll, S. P. Ewald, et al. A. R. Vasavada, R. A. West, A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, C. C. Porco, R. K. Achterberg, F. M. Flasar, A. A. Simon, and L. N. Fletcher. 2008. Dynamics of Saturn's south polar vortex Science 319 (5871): 1801 [10.1126/science.1153633]

Del Genio, A. D., J. M. Barbara, J. J. Ferrier, et al. A. P. Ingersoll, R. A. West, A. R. Vasavada, J. Spitale, and C. C. Porco. 2007. Saturn eddy momentum fluxes and convection: First estimates from Cassini images Icarus 189 (2): 479-492 [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.02.013]

Dyudina, U. A., A. P. Ingersoll, S. P. Ewald, et al. C. C. Porco, G. Fischer, W. Kurth, M. D. Desch, A. D. Del Genio, J. M. Barbara, and J. J. Ferrier. 2007. Lightning storms on Saturn observed by Cassini ISS and RPWS during 2004–2006 Icarus 190 (2): 545-555 [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.03.035]

Porco, C. C., E. Baker, J. Barbara, et al. K. Beurle, A. Brahic, J. A. Burns, S. Charnoz, N. Cooper, D. D. Dawson, A. D. Del Genio, T. Denk, L. Dones, U. Dyudina, M. W. Evans, B. Giese, K. Grazier, P. Helfenstein, A. P. Ingersoll, R. A. Jacobson, T. V. Johnson, A. McEwen, C. D. Murray, G. Neukum, W. M. Owen, J. Perry, T. Roatsch, J. Spitale, S. Squyres, P. Thomas, M. Tiscareno, E. Turtle, A. R. Vasavada, J. Veverka, R. Wagner, and R. West. 2005. Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Rings and Small Satellites Science 307 (5713): 1226-1236 [10.1126/science.1108056]

Porco, C. C., E. Baker, J. Barbara, et al. K. Beurle, A. Brahic, J. A. Burns, S. Charnoz, N. Cooper, D. D. Dawson, A. D. Del Genio, T. Denk, L. Dones, U. Dyudina, M. W. Evans, B. Giese, K. Grazier, P. Helfenstein, A. P. Ingersoll, R. A. Jacobson, T. V. Johnson, A. McEwen, C. D. Murray, G. Neukum, W. M. Owen, J. Perry, T. Roatsch, J. Spitale, S. Squyres, P. Thomas, M. Tiscareno, E. Turtle, A. R. Vasavada, J. Veverka, R. Wagner, and R. West. 2005. Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Atmosphere Science 307 (5713): 1243-1247 [10.1126/science.1107691]

Porco, C. C., E. Baker, J. Barbara, et al. K. Beurle, A. Brahic, J. A. Burns, S. Charnoz, N. Cooper, D. D. Dawson, A. D. Del Genio, T. Denk, L. Dones, U. Dyudina, M. W. Evans, B. Giese, K. Grazier, P. Helfenstein, A. P. Ingersoll, R. A. Jacobson, T. V. Johnson, A. McEwen, C. D. Murray, G. Neukum, W. M. Owen, J. Perry, T. Roatsch, J. Spitale, S. Squyres, P. Thomas, M. Tiscareno, E. Turtle, A. R. Vasavada, J. Veverka, R. Wagner, and R. West. 2005. Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Phoebe and Iapetus Science 307 (5713): 1237-1242 [10.1126/science.1107981]

Porco, C. C., E. Baker, J. Barbara, et al. K. Beurle, A. Brahic, J. A. Burns, S. Charnoz, N. Cooper, D. D. Dawson, A. D. Del Genio, T. Denk, L. Dones, U. Dyudina, M. W. Evans, S. Fussner, B. Giese, K. Grazier, P. Helfenstein, A. P. Ingersoll, R. A. Jacobson, T. V. Johnson, A. McEwen, C. D. Murray, G. Neukum, W. M. Owen, J. Perry, T. Roatsch, J. Spitale, S. Squyres, P. Thomas, M. Tiscareno, E. Turtle, A. R. Vasavada, J. Veverka, R. Wagner, and R. West. 2005. Imaging of Titan from the Cassini spacecraft Nature 434 (7030): 159-168 [10.1038/nature03436]

Barnes, J. W., R. H. Brown, E. P. Turtle, et al. A. S. McEwen, R. D. Lorenz, M. Janssen, E. L. Schaller, M. E. Brown, B. J. Buratti, C. Sotin, C. Griffith, R. Clark, J. Perry, S. Fussner, J. Barbara, R. West, C. Elachi, A. H. Bouchez, H. G. Roe, K. H. Baines, G. Bellucci, J. P. Bibring, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, M. Combes, A. Coradini, D. P. Cruikshank, P. Drossart, V. Formisano, R. Jaumann, Y. Langevin, D. L. Matson, T. B. McCord, P. D. Nicholson, and B. Sicardy. 2005. A 5-Micron-Bright Spot on Titan: Evidence for Surface Diversity Science 310 (5745): 92-95 [10.1126/science.1117075]

Dyudina, U. A., A. D. Del Genio, A. P. Ingersoll, et al. C. C. Porco, R. A. West, A. R. Vasavada, and J. M. Barbara. 2004. Lightning on Jupiter observed in the line by the Cassini imaging science subsystem Icarus 172 (1): 24-36 [10.1016/j.icarus.2004.07.014]

Porco, C. C., R. A. West, A. McEwen, et al. A. D. Del Genio, A. P. Ingersol, P. Thomas, S. Squyres, L. Dones, C. D. Murray, T. V. Johnson, J. A. Burns, A. Brahic, G. Neukum, G. Veverka, J. M. Barbara, T. Denk, M. Evans, J. J. Ferrier, P. Geissler, P. Helfenstein, T. Roatsch, H. Throop, M. Tiscareno, and A. R. Vasavadal. 2003. Cassini Imaging of Jupiter's Atmosphere, Satellites, and Rings Science 299 (5612): 1541-1547 [10.1126/science.1079462]

Barbara, J. M., and L. W. Esposito. 2002. Moonlet Collisions and the Effects of Tidally Modified Accretion in Saturn's F Ring Icarus 160 (1): 161-171 [10.1006/icar.2002.6962]