Frank G Lemoine

Frank G Lemoine

  • RSCH AST, SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICAL STD
  • 301.614.6109 | 301.614.6522
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A
  • 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, Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Mission, [2008–present].
    • Co-I Gravity Science Team, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), [2006–present].
    • Jason-2 & Jason-3 (Ocean Surface Topography Science Team, OSTST), PI, & Co-Chair POD Team [2008–present].
    • International DORIS Service (IDS):  IDS Chairman [2017-2021];    Analysis Coordinator [2006-2014].
    • International Laser Ranging Service (ILRS), Member Central Bureau.
    • Co-I Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), NASA Discovery Mission [2008-2015].  
    • MESSENGER, Radio Science Team, [2006–2015].
    • PI & Co-I GRACE Science Team [2007–present].                                    
    • 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   

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            •  Guest Editor. Special Issue on "Scientific Applications of DORIS in Space Geodesy", Advances in Space Reserach, 58(12), Dec. 15, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2016.11.002.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Genova, A., E. M. Mazarico, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Solar System Expansion and Strong Equivalence Principle as seen by the NASA MESSENGER mission." Nature Communications, 9: 289 [10.1038/s41467-017-02558-1]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, B. D. Beckley, D. S. Chinn, and D. Pavlis. 2018. "Impact of ITRS 2014 Realizations on Altimeter Satellite Precise Orbit Determination." Advances in Space Research, 61 (1): 45-73 [10.1016/j.asr.2017.07.044]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus, 283: 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Talpe, M. J., R. S. Nerem, E. Forootan, et al. M. Schmidt, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Enderlin, and F. W. Landerer. 2017. "Ice mass change in Greenland and Antarctica between 1993 and 2013 from satellite gravity measurements." Journal of Geodesy, [10.1007/s00190-017-1025-y]

    Genova, A., S. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "Seasonal and static gravity field of Mars from MGS, Mars Odyssey and MRO radio science." Icarus, 272: 228-245 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.050]

    Moreaux, G., F. Lemoine, D. Argus, et al. A. Santamaría-Gómez, P. Willis, L. Soudarin, M. Gravelle, and P. Ferrage. 2016. "Horizontal and vertical velocities derived from the IDS contribution to ITRF2014, and comparisons with geophysical models." Geophysical Journal International, 207: 209-227 [10.1093/gji/ggw265]

    Lemoine, F., and E. Schrama. 2016. "Preface – Scientific applications of DORIS in space geodesy." Advances in Space Research, 58 (12): 2477-2478 [10.1016/j.asr.2016.11.002]

    Lemoine, F., D. Chinn, N. Zelensky, J. Beall, and K. Le Bail. 2016. "The Development of the GSFC DORIS Contribution to ITRF2014." Advances in Space Research, 58 (12): 2520-2542 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.043]

    Moreaux, G., F. G. Lemoine, H. Capdeville, et al. S. Kuzin, M. Otten, P. Štěpánek, P. Willis, and P. Ferrage. 2016. "The International DORIS Service contribution to the 2014 realization of the International Terrestrial Reference Frame." Advances in Space Research, 58 (12): 2479-2504 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.021]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. B. D. Beckley, O. Bordyugov, X. Yang, J. T. Wimert, and D. E. Pavlis. 2016. "Towards the 1-cm SARAL orbit." Advances in Space Research, 58 (12): 2651-2676 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.011]

    Genova, A., S. J. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, S. K. Fricke, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2015. "Long-term variability of CO2 and O in the Mars upper atmosphere from MRO radio science data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 120 (5): 849-868 [10.1002/2014JE004770]

    Willis, P., F. G. Lemoine, G. Moreaux, et al. L. Soudarin, P. Ferrage, J. Ries, M. Otten, J. Saunier, C. Noll, R. Biancale, and B. Luzum. 2015. "The International DORIS Service (IDS): Recent Developments in Preparation for ITRF2013." International Association of Geodesy Symposia, 143: 1-9 [10.1007/1345_2015_164]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. S. Melachroinos, B. D. Beckley, J. L. Beall, and O. Bordyugov. 2014. "Estimated SLR station position and network frame sensitivity to time-varying gravity." J. Geodesy, 88 (6): 517-537 [10.1007/s00190-014-0701-4]

    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, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "GRGM900C: A degree-900 lunar gravity model from GRAIL primary and extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (10): 3382-3389 [10.1002/2014GL060027]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "High-resolution local gravity model of the south pole of the Moon from GRAIL extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (10): 3367-3374 [10.1002/2014GL060178]

    Mazarico, E., A. Genova, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon. 2014. "The Gravity Field, Orientation, and Ephemeris of Mercury from MESSENGER Observations after Three Years in Orbit." J. Geophysical Res.-Planets, 119: 2417–2436 [10.1002/2014JE004675]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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. "GLGM-3, a Degree-150 Lunar Gravity Model from the Historical Tracking Data of NASA Moon Orbiters." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 115 (E5): E05001 [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]

    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]

    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]

    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 ]

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

    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]

    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 ]

    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 ]

    Klokocnik, J., F. G. Lemoine, and J. Kostelecky. 1998. "Reduction of Crossover Errors in the Earth Gravity Model (EGM) 96." Marine Geodesy, 21 (3): 219-239 [10.1080/01490419809388137]

    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]

    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]

    Smith, D. E., F. J. Lerch, R. S. Nerem, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. B. Patel, S. K. Fricke, and F. G. Lemoine. 1993. "An improved gravity model for Mars: Goddard Mars model 1." Journal of Geophysical Research, 98 (E11): 20871 [10.1029/93je01839]

    Non-Refereed

    Goossens, S. J., F. G. Lemoine, P. Rosenblatt, S. Lebonnois, and E. M. Mazarico. 2017. "Venus Gravity Field Modeling from Magelland and Venus Express Tracking Data." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVIII, March 20-24, 2017, The Woodlands, Texas, U.S.A., https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1984.pdf (Paper # 1984): [Full Text (Link)]

    Merkowitz, S. M., J. Esper, L. M. Hilliard, et al. E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, C. Ma, D. McCormick, J. L. Mcgarry, B. P. Michael, C. E. Noll, J. Sager, M. D. Shappirio, and S. L. Wetzel. 2016. "The NASA Space Geodesy Network." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Li, X., F. G. Lemoine, H.-J. Paik, et al. M. Zagarola, P. J. Shirron, C. E. Griggs, M. V. Moody, and S.-C. Han. 2016. "Design of Superconducting Gravity Gradiometer Cryogenic System for Mars Mission." Cryocoolers 19: "Proceedings of the International Cryocooler Conference, San Diego California, June 20-23, 2016 Boulder, Colorado: 585-593, ISBN: 978-1-934021-05-7. [Full Text (Link)]

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, et al. T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, M. H. Torrence, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Improved precision orbit determination of lunar orbiters from GRAIL-derived lunar gravity models." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 1125-1141.

    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. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Modeling and precise orbit determination in suport of gravity model development for the GRAIL mission." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 1111-1123.

    Lemoine, F. G., L. Cerri, N. P. Zelensky, J. C. Ries, and W. I. Bertiger. 2010. "Modern altimetery challenges to precise orbit determination." Guidance and Control 2010, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference, February 5-10, 2010, Breckenridge, Colorado, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 137: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 575-592.

    Macmillan, D. S., D. E. Pavlis, F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, and D. D. Rowlands. 2010. "VLBI-SLR Combination Solution Using GEODYN." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 227-231 [Full Text (Link)]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. T. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2008. "Improved force modeling on Mars-Orbiting spacecraft." AIAA Paper 2008-7201, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, Aug. 18-21, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. H. J. Zwally, S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, and J. J. McCarthy. 2008. "ICESat, GRACE, and Time Varying Gravity: SLR Contributions and Applications." Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Poznan, Poland, Oct. 12-17, 2008 [Full Text (Link)]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, et al. S. B. Luthcke, D. S. Chinn, J. L. Beall, B. D. Beckley, S. M. Klosko, P. Willis, and V. Luceri. 2008. "Sub-centimeter SLR precision with the SLRF2005/LPOD2005 network." Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Poznan, Poland, Oct. 12-17, 2008 [Full Text (Link)]

    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, ISBN: 978-3-540-49349.

    Lemoine, F. G., N. P. Zelensky, S. B. Luthcke, et al. D. D. Rowlands, D. S. Chinn, B. D. Beckley, and S. M. Klosko. 2006. "13 years of TOPEX/Poseidon precision orbit determination and the 10-fold improvement in expected orbit accuracy." AIAA Paper 2006-6672, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. S. Chinn, N. P. Zelensky, B. D. Beckley, and J. L. Lillibridge. 2006. "Towards the GEOSAT Follow-On Precise Orbit Determination Goals of High Accuracy and Near-Real-Time Processing." AIAA Paper 2006-6402, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. S. Chinn, S. Bruinsma, and J. M. Forbes. 2006. "Thermospheric Studies with Mars Global Surveyor." AIAA Paper 2006-6391, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August, 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. M. Klosko, C. M. Cox, and T. J. Johnson. 2006. "Time-variable gravity from SLR and DORIS tracking." Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Canberra, Australia, Oct. 15–20, 2006 [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, N. P. Zelensky, and T. A. Pennington. 2003. "GPS-Based Precision Orbit Determination for a New Era of Altimeter Satellites: Jason-1 and ICESat." Proceedings of the 2003 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA CP/2003-212246: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, et al. N. P. Zelensky, D. S. Chinn, D. E. Pavlis, and G. Marr. 2001. "Precise orbit determination for GEOSAT Follow-On using Satellite Laser Ranging Data and intermission altimeter crossovers." Proceedings of the 2001 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA/CP-2001-209986: Greenbetl, Maryland, U.S.A.: 377-392 [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, D. E. Smith, et al. D. S. Chinn, D. E. Pavlis, S. B. Luthcke, G. A. Neumann, and M. T. Zuber. 2000. "Orbit determination for Mars Global Surveyor during mapping." Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Aug. 16-19, 1999, Girdwood, Alaska, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 103: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 435-451.

    Zelensky, N. P., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. D. S. Chinn, S. B. Luthcke, and G. C. Marr. 2000. "Precise Orbit Determination for the GEOSAT Follow-On Spacecraft." Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Laser Ranging (ILRS), Nov. 13-17, 2000, Matera, Italy [Full Text (Link)]

    Cox, C. M., and F. G. Lemoine. 1999. "Precise orbit determination of the low altitude spacecraft TRMM, GFZ-1 and EP/EUVE using improved drag models." Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 3–7, 1999, Breckinridge, Colorado 102: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 1277-1296.

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, et al. D. E. Smith, D. E. Pavlis, D. S. Chinn, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "Precise orbit determination for Mars Global Surveyor during Hiatus and SPO." AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 3–7, 1999, Breckinridge, Colorado, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 102: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 649-666.

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, N. P. Zelensky, et al. S. B. Luthcke, C. M. Cox, and G. C. Marr. 1999. "Precise orbit determination for the GEOSAT Follow-On Spacecraft." Proceedings of the 1999 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA/CP-1999-209235: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: 495-508 [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F., N. Pavlis, S. Kenyon, et al. R. Rapp, E. Pavlis, and B. Chao. 1998. "New high-resolution model developed for earth's gravitational field." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 79 (9): 113-113 [10.1029/98eo00076]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. C. Kenyon, J. K. Factor, et al. R. G. Trimmer, N. K. Pavlis, D. S. Chinn, C. M. Cox, S. M. Klosko, S. B. Luthcke, M. H. Torrence, Y. M. Wang, R. G. Williamson, E. C. Pavlis, R. H. Rapp, and T. R. Olson. 1998. "The Development of the Joint NASA GSFC and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) Geopotential Model EGM96." NASA/TP-1998-206861 575 pages [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, D. D. Rowlands, and G. A. Neumann. 1996. "Results from the Clementine lunar geodesy investigation." Astrodynamics 1995 (AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Feb. 14–17, 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) 90: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 201-223.

    Marshall, J. A., F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, et al. J. C. Chan, C. M. Cox, S. C. Rowton, and R. G. Williamson. 1996. "Precision orbit determination and gravity field improvement derived from TDRSS." Astrodynamics 1995 (AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Feb. 14–17, 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 90: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 183-200.

    Smith, D. E., F. J. Lerch, R. S. Nerem, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. B. Patel, S. K. Fricke, and F. G. Lemoine. 1993. "An improved gravity model for Mars: Goddard Mars Model-1 (GMM-1)." NASA-TM-104584 Greenbelt, Maryland U.S.A.: [Full Text (Link)]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Genova, A., E. M. Mazarico, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Solar System Expansion and Strong Equivalence Principle as seen by the NASA MESSENGER mission." Nature Communications 9 289 [10.1038/s41467-017-02558-1]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, B. D. Beckley, D. S. Chinn, and D. Pavlis. 2018. "Impact of ITRS 2014 Realizations on Altimeter Satellite Precise Orbit Determination." Advances in Space Research 61 (1): 45-73 [10.1016/j.asr.2017.07.044]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus 283 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Talpe, M. J., R. S. Nerem, E. Forootan, et al. M. Schmidt, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Enderlin, and F. W. Landerer. 2017. "Ice mass change in Greenland and Antarctica between 1993 and 2013 from satellite gravity measurements." Journal of Geodesy [10.1007/s00190-017-1025-y]

    Genova, A., S. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "Seasonal and static gravity field of Mars from MGS, Mars Odyssey and MRO radio science." Icarus 272 228-245 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.050]

    Moreaux, G., F. Lemoine, D. Argus, et al. A. Santamaría-Gómez, P. Willis, L. Soudarin, M. Gravelle, and P. Ferrage. 2016. "Horizontal and vertical velocities derived from the IDS contribution to ITRF2014, and comparisons with geophysical models." Geophysical Journal International 207 209-227 [10.1093/gji/ggw265]

    Lemoine, F., and E. Schrama. 2016. "Preface – Scientific applications of DORIS in space geodesy." Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2477-2478 [10.1016/j.asr.2016.11.002]

    Lemoine, F., D. Chinn, N. Zelensky, J. Beall, and K. Le Bail. 2016. "The Development of the GSFC DORIS Contribution to ITRF2014." Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2520-2542 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.043]

    Moreaux, G., F. G. Lemoine, H. Capdeville, et al. S. Kuzin, M. Otten, P. Štěpánek, P. Willis, and P. Ferrage. 2016. "The International DORIS Service contribution to the 2014 realization of the International Terrestrial Reference Frame." Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2479-2504 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.021]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. B. D. Beckley, O. Bordyugov, X. Yang, J. T. Wimert, and D. E. Pavlis. 2016. "Towards the 1-cm SARAL orbit." Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2651-2676 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.011]

    Genova, A., S. J. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, S. K. Fricke, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2015. "Long-term variability of CO2 and O in the Mars upper atmosphere from MRO radio science data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 120 (5): 849-868 [10.1002/2014JE004770]

    Willis, P., F. G. Lemoine, G. Moreaux, et al. L. Soudarin, P. Ferrage, J. Ries, M. Otten, J. Saunier, C. Noll, R. Biancale, and B. Luzum. 2015. "The International DORIS Service (IDS): Recent Developments in Preparation for ITRF2013." International Association of Geodesy Symposia 143 1-9 [10.1007/1345_2015_164]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. S. Melachroinos, B. D. Beckley, J. L. Beall, and O. Bordyugov. 2014. "Estimated SLR station position and network frame sensitivity to time-varying gravity." J. Geodesy 88 (6): 517-537 [10.1007/s00190-014-0701-4]

    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, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "GRGM900C: A degree-900 lunar gravity model from GRAIL primary and extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 41 (10): 3382-3389 [10.1002/2014GL060027]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "High-resolution local gravity model of the south pole of the Moon from GRAIL extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 41 (10): 3367-3374 [10.1002/2014GL060178]

    Mazarico, E., A. Genova, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon. 2014. "The Gravity Field, Orientation, and Ephemeris of Mercury from MESSENGER Observations after Three Years in Orbit." J. Geophysical Res.-Planets 119 2417–2436 [10.1002/2014JE004675]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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. "GLGM-3, a Degree-150 Lunar Gravity Model from the Historical Tracking Data of NASA Moon Orbiters." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 115 (E5): E05001 [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]

    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]

    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]

    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 ]

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

    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]

    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 ]

    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 ]

    Klokocnik, J., F. G. Lemoine, and J. Kostelecky. 1998. "Reduction of Crossover Errors in the Earth Gravity Model (EGM) 96." Marine Geodesy 21 (3): 219-239 [10.1080/01490419809388137]

    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]

    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]

    Smith, D. E., F. J. Lerch, R. S. Nerem, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. B. Patel, S. K. Fricke, and F. G. Lemoine. 1993. "An improved gravity model for Mars: Goddard Mars model 1." Journal of Geophysical Research 98 (E11): 20871 [10.1029/93je01839]

    Non-Refereed

    Goossens, S. J., F. G. Lemoine, P. Rosenblatt, S. Lebonnois, and E. M. Mazarico. 2017. "Venus Gravity Field Modeling from Magelland and Venus Express Tracking Data." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVIII, March 20-24, 2017, The Woodlands, Texas, U.S.A., https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1984.pdf [Full Text (Link)]

    Merkowitz, S. M., J. Esper, L. M. Hilliard, et al. E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, C. Ma, D. McCormick, J. L. Mcgarry, B. P. Michael, C. E. Noll, J. Sager, M. D. Shappirio, and S. L. Wetzel. 2016. "The NASA Space Geodesy Network." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Li, X., F. G. Lemoine, H.-J. Paik, et al. M. Zagarola, P. J. Shirron, C. E. Griggs, M. V. Moody, and S.-C. Han. 2016. "Design of Superconducting Gravity Gradiometer Cryogenic System for Mars Mission." Cryocoolers 19: "Proceedings of the International Cryocooler Conference, San Diego California, June 20-23, 2016 585-593 [Full Text (Link)]

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, et al. T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, M. H. Torrence, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Improved precision orbit determination of lunar orbiters from GRAIL-derived lunar gravity models." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II 1125-1141

    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. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Modeling and precise orbit determination in suport of gravity model development for the GRAIL mission." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II 1111-1123

    Lemoine, F. G., L. Cerri, N. P. Zelensky, J. C. Ries, and W. I. Bertiger. 2010. "Modern altimetery challenges to precise orbit determination." Guidance and Control 2010, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference, February 5-10, 2010, Breckenridge, Colorado, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 137 575-592

    Macmillan, D. S., D. E. Pavlis, F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, and D. D. Rowlands. 2010. "VLBI-SLR Combination Solution Using GEODYN." International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2010 General Meeting Proceedings NASA CP/2010-215864 227-231 [Full Text (Link)]

    Mazarico, E. M., M. T. Zuber, F. G. Lemoine, and D. E. Smith. 2008. "Improved force modeling on Mars-Orbiting spacecraft." AIAA Paper 2008-7201, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, Aug. 18-21, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. H. J. Zwally, S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, and J. J. McCarthy. 2008. "ICESat, GRACE, and Time Varying Gravity: SLR Contributions and Applications." Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Poznan, Poland, Oct. 12-17, 2008 [Full Text (Link)]

    Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, et al. S. B. Luthcke, D. S. Chinn, J. L. Beall, B. D. Beckley, S. M. Klosko, P. Willis, and V. Luceri. 2008. "Sub-centimeter SLR precision with the SLRF2005/LPOD2005 network." Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Poznan, Poland, Oct. 12-17, 2008 [Full Text (Link)]

    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

    Lemoine, F. G., N. P. Zelensky, S. B. Luthcke, et al. D. D. Rowlands, D. S. Chinn, B. D. Beckley, and S. M. Klosko. 2006. "13 years of TOPEX/Poseidon precision orbit determination and the 10-fold improvement in expected orbit accuracy." AIAA Paper 2006-6672, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. S. Chinn, N. P. Zelensky, B. D. Beckley, and J. L. Lillibridge. 2006. "Towards the GEOSAT Follow-On Precise Orbit Determination Goals of High Accuracy and Near-Real-Time Processing." AIAA Paper 2006-6402, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. S. Chinn, S. Bruinsma, and J. M. Forbes. 2006. "Thermospheric Studies with Mars Global Surveyor." AIAA Paper 2006-6391, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, 21–24 August, 2006, Keystone, Colorado [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. M. Klosko, C. M. Cox, and T. J. Johnson. 2006. "Time-variable gravity from SLR and DORIS tracking." Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Canberra, Australia, Oct. 15–20, 2006 [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, N. P. Zelensky, and T. A. Pennington. 2003. "GPS-Based Precision Orbit Determination for a New Era of Altimeter Satellites: Jason-1 and ICESat." Proceedings of the 2003 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA CP/2003-212246 [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, et al. N. P. Zelensky, D. S. Chinn, D. E. Pavlis, and G. Marr. 2001. "Precise orbit determination for GEOSAT Follow-On using Satellite Laser Ranging Data and intermission altimeter crossovers." Proceedings of the 2001 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA/CP-2001-209986 377-392 [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, D. E. Smith, et al. D. S. Chinn, D. E. Pavlis, S. B. Luthcke, G. A. Neumann, and M. T. Zuber. 2000. "Orbit determination for Mars Global Surveyor during mapping." Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Aug. 16-19, 1999, Girdwood, Alaska, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 103 435-451

    Zelensky, N. P., D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, et al. D. S. Chinn, S. B. Luthcke, and G. C. Marr. 2000. "Precise Orbit Determination for the GEOSAT Follow-On Spacecraft." Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Laser Ranging (ILRS), Nov. 13-17, 2000, Matera, Italy [Full Text (Link)]

    Cox, C. M., and F. G. Lemoine. 1999. "Precise orbit determination of the low altitude spacecraft TRMM, GFZ-1 and EP/EUVE using improved drag models." Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 3–7, 1999, Breckinridge, Colorado 102 1277-1296

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, et al. D. E. Smith, D. E. Pavlis, D. S. Chinn, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "Precise orbit determination for Mars Global Surveyor during Hiatus and SPO." AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 3–7, 1999, Breckinridge, Colorado, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 102 649-666

    Lemoine, F. G., D. D. Rowlands, N. P. Zelensky, et al. S. B. Luthcke, C. M. Cox, and G. C. Marr. 1999. "Precise orbit determination for the GEOSAT Follow-On Spacecraft." Proceedings of the 1999 Flight Mechanics Symposium NASA/CP-1999-209235 495-508 [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F., N. Pavlis, S. Kenyon, et al. R. Rapp, E. Pavlis, and B. Chao. 1998. "New high-resolution model developed for earth's gravitational field." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 79 (9): 113-113 [10.1029/98eo00076]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. C. Kenyon, J. K. Factor, et al. R. G. Trimmer, N. K. Pavlis, D. S. Chinn, C. M. Cox, S. M. Klosko, S. B. Luthcke, M. H. Torrence, Y. M. Wang, R. G. Williamson, E. C. Pavlis, R. H. Rapp, and T. R. Olson. 1998. "The Development of the Joint NASA GSFC and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) Geopotential Model EGM96." NASA/TP-1998-206861 575 pages [Full Text (Link)]

    Lemoine, F. G., D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, D. D. Rowlands, and G. A. Neumann. 1996. "Results from the Clementine lunar geodesy investigation." Astrodynamics 1995 (AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Feb. 14–17, 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) 90 201-223

    Marshall, J. A., F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, et al. J. C. Chan, C. M. Cox, S. C. Rowton, and R. G. Williamson. 1996. "Precision orbit determination and gravity field improvement derived from TDRSS." Astrodynamics 1995 (AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Meeting, Feb. 14–17, 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 90 183-200

    Smith, D. E., F. J. Lerch, R. S. Nerem, et al. M. T. Zuber, G. B. Patel, S. K. Fricke, and F. G. Lemoine. 1993. "An improved gravity model for Mars: Goddard Mars Model-1 (GMM-1)." NASA-TM-104584 [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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