Scott David Guzewich

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Scott David Guzewich

  • RSCH AST, ATMOSPHERES AND LONOSPHERES
  • 301.286.1542
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 693
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Research Interests

    Mars Atmospheric Dynamics

     Observational analysis and GCM simulations of atmospheric waves and interactions with aerosols

    Atmospheric Modeling

     General Circulation Models of the atmospheres of Mars, Titan and Pluto

    Atmospheric Aerosols

     Understanding Mars atmosphere aerosol properties through radiative transfer retrievals and GCMs

    Current Projects

    Investigating Mars Polar Vortex Dynamics

     

    Investigating Martian Dust Source Regions

     Using MOC and MARCI Mars daily globam maps

    Mars Science Laboratory Participating Scientist

    Studying atmospheric aerosols with the Mast Camera and atmospheric dynamics with the Rover Environmental Monitoring System.  

    Assessing atmospheric water vapor as the source of water for Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars

    Positions/Employment

    11/2016 - Present

    Research Astrophysicist

    NASA, NASA GSFC
    4/2016 - 11/2016

    Staff Scientist

    CRESST/Universities Space Research Association, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
    2/2015 - 4/2016

    Visiting Scientist

    CRESST/Universities Space Research Association, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
    2/2013 - 2/2015

    NASA Postdoctoral Fellow

    Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Goddard Space Flight Center  
    9/2009 - 1/2013

    Graduate Fellow

    Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory  
    6/2003 - 8/2009

    Weather Officer

    United States Air Force, Fort Hood, TX; Giebelstadt, Germany; Scott AFB, Illinois  

    Education

    2013 Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.  Thesis Title:  Dust and Tides in the Martian Atmosphere.  Advisors:                       Elsayed Talaat and Darryn Waugh
    2007 MBA, Cameron University.
    2003 BS, Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 2013 - Present
    American Meteorological Society, 2013 - Present

    Professional Service

    2016-present: Mars Science Laboratory Participating Scientist
    2016: Project Manager, NASA GSFC Planetary Science Winter School
    2013-2016: Mars Science Laboratory Science Team member
    2015: Principal Investigator, NASA GSFC Planetary Science Winter School
    2013-present: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission Science Team member
    American Geophysical Union
    American Meteorological Society
    Reviewer, Science
    Reviewer, Nature
    Reviewer, Geophysical Research Letters
    Reviewer, Icarus
    Reviewer, Journal of Geophysical Research
    Reviewer, Planetary and Space Science
    Reviewer, NASA ROSES
    2012: Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration, student presenter
    2011: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Planetary Science Summer School
    2009: Graduate Student Rapporteur, 1st Meeting of the Satellites Panel of the Planetary Science Decadal Survey

    Awards

    2017: NASA Group Achievement Award: Mars Science Laboratory Extended Mission-1 Science and Operations Team
    2016: NASA Group Achievement Award: MAVEN Science Team
    2015: NASA Group Achievement Award: Mars Science Laboratory Prime Mission Science and Operations Team
    2011-2012: Owen Scholars Fellowship
    2010-2013: Applied Physics Laboratory Graduate Student Fellowship
    2009-10: JHU Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Fellowship
    2009: US Air Force Commendation Medal
    2008: US Army Commendation Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Service Medal
    2006: US Army Commendation Medal

    Grants

    04/15/2016 - 04/14/2020 Linking Atmospheric Aerosol Particle Size and Dynamics, NASA
    Principal Investigator
    12/01/2017 - 11/30/2019 MARLI: Mars Lidar for Global Climate Measurements from Orbit, NASA
    Co-Investigator
    10/01/2016 - 09/30/2019 Investigating Atmospheric Sources of Water of Recurring Slope Lineae on Mars, NASA
    Co-Investigator
    02/01/2015 - 01/31/2020 Rocky Planet Habitability: Insights from Solar System Climate Dynamics Through Time, NASA
      ; Co-Investigator
    03/17/2014 - 03/16/2017 Investigation of Mars Polar Vortex Dynamics, NASA
      ; Co-Investigator
    07/15/2013 - 07/14/2017 Identification and Investigation of Dust Storm Source Regions from Orbital Observations, NASA
      ; Co-Investigator

    Publications

    Refereed

    Toigo, A. D., M. I. Richardson, H. Wang, S. D. Guzewich, and C. E. Newman. 2018. "The cascade from local to global dust storms on Mars: Temporal and spatial thresholds on thermal and dynamical feedback." Icarus, 302: 514-536 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.032]

    Moores, J. E., C. L. Smith, A. D. Toigo, and S. D. Guzewich. 2017. "Penitentes as the origin of the bladed terrain of Tartarus Dorsa on Pluto." Nature, 541 (7636): 188-190 [10.1038/nature20779]

    Toigo, A. D., D. W. Waugh, and S. D. Guzewich. 2017. "What Causes Mars’ Annular Polar Vortices?" Geophysical Research Letters, 44: 71–78 [10.1002/2016gl071857]

    Martínez, G. M., C. N. Newman, A. De Vicente-Retortillo, et al. E. Fischer, N. O. Renno, M. I. Richardson, A. G. Fairén, M. Genzer, S. D. Guzewich, R. M. Haberle, A.-M. Harri, O. Kemppinen, M. T. Lemmon, M. D. Smith, M. de la Torre-Juárez, and A. R. Vasavada. 2017. "The Modern Near-Surface Martian Climate: A Review of In-situ Meteorological Data from Viking to Curiosity." Space Science Reviews, 212 (1-2): 295–338 [10.1007/s11214-017-0360-x]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. D. Toigo, and H. Wang. 2017. "An investigation of dust storms observed with the Mars Color Imager." Icarus, 289: 199-213 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.020]

    Newman, C., J. Gómez-Elvira, M. Marin, et al. S. Navarro, J. Torres, M. I. Richardson, J. M. Battalio, S. D. Guzewich, R. Sullivan, M. D. Torre, A. R. Vasavada, and N. T. Bridges. 2017. "Winds measured by the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) during the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover's Bagnold Dunes Campaign and comparison with numerical modeling using MarsWRF." Icarus, [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.016]

    Guzewich, S. D., C. E. Newman, M. D. Smith, et al. J. E. Moores, C. L. Smith, C. Moore, M. I. Richardson, D. Kass, A. Kleinböhl, M. Mischna, F. J. Martín-Torres, M.-P. Zorzano-Mier, and M. Battalio. 2017. "The Vertical Dust Profile Over Gale Crater, Mars." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 122: [10.1002/2017je005420]

    Waugh, D. W., A. D. Toigo, S. D. Guzewich, et al. S. J. Greybush, R. J. Wilson, and L. Montabone. 2016. "Martian polar vortices: Comparison of reanalyses." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, [10.1002/2016je005093]

    Guzewich, S. D., C. Newman, M. de la Torre Juárez, et al. R. Wilson, M. Lemmon, M. Smith, H. Kahanpää, and A.-M. Harri. 2016. "Atmospheric tides in Gale Crater, Mars." Icarus, 268: 37-49 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.028]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. Toigo, and D. Waugh. 2016. "The effect of dust on the martian polar vortices." Icarus, 278: 100-118 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.009]

    French, R. G., A. D. Toigo, P. J. Gierasch, et al. C. J. Hansen, L. A. Young, B. Sicardy, A. Dias-Oliveira, and S. D. Guzewich. 2015. "Seasonal variations in Pluto’s atmospheric tides." Icarus, 246: 247-267 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.017]

    Toigo, A. D., R. G. French, P. J. Gierasch, et al. S. D. Guzewich, X. Zhu, and M. I. Richardson. 2015. "General circulation models of the dynamics of Pluto’s volatile transport on the eve of the New Horizons encounter." Icarus, 254: 306-323 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.03.034]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. D. Toigo, L. Kulowski, and H. Wang. 2015. "Mars Orbiter Camera climatology of textured dust storms." Icarus, 258: 1-13 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.06.023]

    Guzewich, S. D., R. J. Wilson, T. H. Mcconnochie, et al. A. D. Toigo, D. J. Banfield, and M. D. Smith. 2014. "Thermal tides during the 2001 Martian global-scale dust storm." Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 119: 506–519 [10.1002/2013JE004502]

    Wilson, R. J., and S. D. Guzewich. 2014. "Influence of water ice clouds on nighttime tropical temperature structure as seen by the Mars Climate Sounder." Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (10): 3375-3381 [10.1002/2014gl060086]

    Guzewich, S. D., M. D. Smith, and M. J. Wolff. 2014. "The vertical distribution of Martian aerosol particle size." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119 (12): 2694-2708 [10.1002/2014je004704]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Toigo, A. D., M. I. Richardson, H. Wang, S. D. Guzewich, and C. E. Newman. 2018. "The cascade from local to global dust storms on Mars: Temporal and spatial thresholds on thermal and dynamical feedback." Icarus 302 514-536 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.032]

    Moores, J. E., C. L. Smith, A. D. Toigo, and S. D. Guzewich. 2017. "Penitentes as the origin of the bladed terrain of Tartarus Dorsa on Pluto." Nature 541 (7636): 188-190 [10.1038/nature20779]

    Toigo, A. D., D. W. Waugh, and S. D. Guzewich. 2017. "What Causes Mars’ Annular Polar Vortices?" Geophysical Research Letters 44 71–78 [10.1002/2016gl071857]

    Martínez, G. M., C. N. Newman, A. De Vicente-Retortillo, et al. E. Fischer, N. O. Renno, M. I. Richardson, A. G. Fairén, M. Genzer, S. D. Guzewich, R. M. Haberle, A.-M. Harri, O. Kemppinen, M. T. Lemmon, M. D. Smith, M. de la Torre-Juárez, and A. R. Vasavada. 2017. "The Modern Near-Surface Martian Climate: A Review of In-situ Meteorological Data from Viking to Curiosity." Space Science Reviews 212 (1-2): 295–338 [10.1007/s11214-017-0360-x]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. D. Toigo, and H. Wang. 2017. "An investigation of dust storms observed with the Mars Color Imager." Icarus 289 199-213 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.020]

    Newman, C., J. Gómez-Elvira, M. Marin, et al. S. Navarro, J. Torres, M. I. Richardson, J. M. Battalio, S. D. Guzewich, R. Sullivan, M. D. Torre, A. R. Vasavada, and N. T. Bridges. 2017. "Winds measured by the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) during the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover's Bagnold Dunes Campaign and comparison with numerical modeling using MarsWRF." Icarus [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.016]

    Guzewich, S. D., C. E. Newman, M. D. Smith, et al. J. E. Moores, C. L. Smith, C. Moore, M. I. Richardson, D. Kass, A. Kleinböhl, M. Mischna, F. J. Martín-Torres, M.-P. Zorzano-Mier, and M. Battalio. 2017. "The Vertical Dust Profile Over Gale Crater, Mars." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 122 [10.1002/2017je005420]

    Waugh, D. W., A. D. Toigo, S. D. Guzewich, et al. S. J. Greybush, R. J. Wilson, and L. Montabone. 2016. "Martian polar vortices: Comparison of reanalyses." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets [10.1002/2016je005093]

    Guzewich, S. D., C. Newman, M. de la Torre Juárez, et al. R. Wilson, M. Lemmon, M. Smith, H. Kahanpää, and A.-M. Harri. 2016. "Atmospheric tides in Gale Crater, Mars." Icarus 268 37-49 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.028]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. Toigo, and D. Waugh. 2016. "The effect of dust on the martian polar vortices." Icarus 278 100-118 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.009]

    French, R. G., A. D. Toigo, P. J. Gierasch, et al. C. J. Hansen, L. A. Young, B. Sicardy, A. Dias-Oliveira, and S. D. Guzewich. 2015. "Seasonal variations in Pluto’s atmospheric tides." Icarus 246 247-267 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.017]

    Toigo, A. D., R. G. French, P. J. Gierasch, et al. S. D. Guzewich, X. Zhu, and M. I. Richardson. 2015. "General circulation models of the dynamics of Pluto’s volatile transport on the eve of the New Horizons encounter." Icarus 254 306-323 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.03.034]

    Guzewich, S. D., A. D. Toigo, L. Kulowski, and H. Wang. 2015. "Mars Orbiter Camera climatology of textured dust storms." Icarus 258 1-13 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.06.023]

    Guzewich, S. D., R. J. Wilson, T. H. Mcconnochie, et al. A. D. Toigo, D. J. Banfield, and M. D. Smith. 2014. "Thermal tides during the 2001 Martian global-scale dust storm." Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets 119 506–519 [10.1002/2013JE004502]

    Wilson, R. J., and S. D. Guzewich. 2014. "Influence of water ice clouds on nighttime tropical temperature structure as seen by the Mars Climate Sounder." Geophysical Research Letters 41 (10): 3375-3381 [10.1002/2014gl060086]

    Guzewich, S. D., M. D. Smith, and M. J. Wolff. 2014. "The vertical distribution of Martian aerosol particle size." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 119 (12): 2694-2708 [10.1002/2014je004704]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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