Astrogeology Science Center

Education

  • Ph.D., Planetary Science (geology minor), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, June 1989
  • M.S., Geology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, June 1985
  • A.B., Geology, University of California, Berkeley, June 1981

Research

U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff AZ

Geologist, August 1998 - Present

  • Athena/MER Co-Investigator (Microscopic Imager payload element lead)
  • Mars Global Surveyor Participating Scientist with L. A. Soderblom, Interdisciplinary Scientist (geomorphology and surface processes)
  • Principal Investigator, NASA Planetary Geology and Planetary Mapping programs (geologic studies of the Martian polar regions, PICS to ISIS conversion project chief), NASA Mars Data Analysis Program (IMP spectra/orbital data comparison), NASA/JPL Mars Mission Science Data Analysis Program (topography and composition of the polar layered deposits on Mars)
  • Co-Investigator, NASA Astrobiology Institute (PI: K. Nealson, JPL)
  • Mars Surveyor 2001 Descent Imaging team member

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena

Research Scientist, July 1991 - July 1998

  • Mars Surveyor 2001 Descent Imaging team member
  • Mars Observer/Mars Global Surveyor Participating Scientist
  • Principal Investigator, NASA Planetary Geology and Planetary Mapping programs (geologic studies of the Martian polar regions), NASA Mars Surveyor Program Landing Site Studies program (Mars Surveyor 1998 landing site studies), JPL Director's Research and Development Fund (Miniature Age-Dating Lab)
  • Co-Investigator, NASA Neptune Data Analysis program (Triton photometry), NASA Planetary Geology program (Upheaval Dome impact structure), Mars Surveyor 2001 Integrated Payload (Athena microscopic imager)
  • Analysis of Voyager color mosaics of Io and absolute radiometric calibration of Voyager imaging data
  • Reduction and analysis of 1990 photometry of Martian satellites
  • Member, Rover Technology Science Advisory Team, Microinstrument Technology Development Team and In-Situ Surface Science Instrument Working Group
  • Cassini VIMS Assistant Investigation Scientist
  • Imager for Mars Pathfinder Investigation Scientist

NRC Research Associate, July 1989 - July 1991

  • Geologic mapping of two 1:500,000 scale quadrangles in the south polar region of Mars
  • Comparison of Earth-based and spacecraft observations of the Martian satellites for use in absolute calibration of spacecraft imaging data
  • Photometric observations of Phobos and Deimos during the 1990 opposition

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

Research Assistant, October 1982 - June 1989

  • Investigated mechanisms of formation and evolution of Saturn's E-ring
  • Studied evidence for impact origin of Upheaval Dome, Utah
  • Calibrated Mariner 9 television cameras and developed image processing software for use on DEC MicroVAX II
  • Reviewed absolute photometric measurements of Mars and Phobos and quantified the color and albedo of several units within the south polar layered terrains.
  • Modeled Viking Orbiter observations of atmospheric dust scattering and removed atmospheric component of brightness from Viking and Mariner 9 images.
  • Investigated topography of south polar layered deposits using photoclinometry and stereogrammetry.
  • Research supported in part by a NASA Graduate Student Researchers grant

Honors

  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Cassini Program Investigation Scientists, 1998
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Award, IMP Investigation Scientist, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Pathfinder Flight Operations Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Pathfinder Science Data Archiving Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IMP Operations Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IMP Development Team, 1997
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Science and Instruments Development Team, 1997
  • JPL Nova Award, Education and Outreach, 1996
  • University of California Geology and Geophysics Departmental Citation, 1981

Service

  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Cassini Program Investigation Scientists, 1998
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Award, IMP Investigation Scientist, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Pathfinder Flight Operations Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Pathfinder Science Data Archiving Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IMP Operations Team, 1998
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IMP Development Team, 1997
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Science and Instruments Development Team, 1997
  • JPL Nova Award, Education and Outreach, 1996
  • University of California Geology and Geophysics Departmental Citation, 1981

Bibliography

Publications

  • Skinner, J. A. and K. E. Herkenhoff (2011). Geologic Map of the Olympia Rupes Region of Mars (MTM 85200). Submitted to U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map Series.
  • Ruff, S., Jack Farmer, Wendy Calvin, Kenneth Herkenhoff, Jeffrey Johnson, Richard Morris, Melissa Rice, Raymond Arvidson, James Bell, Philip R. Christensen, and Steven W. Squyres (2011), Characteristics, distribution, origin, and significance of opaline silica observed by the Spirit rover in Gusev Crater, Mars, submitted to J. Geophys. Res.
  • Arvidson, R. E., J. W. Ashley, J. F. Bell III, M. Chojnacki, J. Cohen, T. E. Economou, W. H. Farrand, I. Fleischer, P. Geissler, R. Gellert, M. P. Golombek, J. P. Grotzinger, E. A. Guinness, R. M. Haberle, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. Hermann, K. D. Iagnemma, B. L. Jolliff, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, A.H. Knoll, A. T. Knudson, R. Li, S. M. McLennan, D. W. Mittlefehldt, R.V. Morris, T. J. Parker, M. S. Rice, C. Schröder, L. A. Soderblom, S.W. Squyres, R. J. Sullivan, and M. J. Wolff (2011), Opportunity Mars Rover Mission: Overview and Selected Results from Purgatory Ripple to Traverses to Endeavour Crater, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00F15, doi:10.1029/2010JE003746.
  • Hansen, C. J., M. Bourke, N. T. Bridges, S. Byrne, C. Colon, S. Diniega, C. Dundas, K. Herkenhoff, A. McEwen, M. Mellon, G. Portyankina, N. Thomas (2010), Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars’ Northern Polar Dunes, Science, 331, 575-578, doi:10.1126/science.1197636.
  • Zipfel, J., C. Schröder, B. L. Jolliff, R. Gellert, K. E. Herkenhoff, R. Rieder, R. Anderson, J. F. Bell III, J. Brückner, J. A. Crisp, P. R. Christensen, B. C. Clark, P. A. de Souza Jr., G. Dreibus, C. d’Uston, T. Economou, S. P. Gorevan, B. C. Hahn, G. Klingelhöfer, T. J. McCoy, H. Y. McSween Jr., D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, D. S. Rodionov, S. W. Squyres, H. Wänke, S. P. Wright, Michael B. Wyatt, and A. S. Yen (2011), Bounce Rock - A Shergottite-like Basalt Encountered at Meridiani Planum, Mars, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46, 1-20.
  • Vaughan, A. F., J. R. Johnson, K. E. Herkenhoff, R. Sullivan G. A. Landis, W. Goetz, and M. B. Madsen (2010), Pancam and Microscopic Imager Observations of Dust on the Spirit Rover: Cleaning Events, Spectral Properties, and Aggregates, Mars, 5, 129-145, doi:10.1555/mars.2010.0005.
  • Fleischer, I., J. Brückner, C. Schröder, W. Farrand, E. Treguier, R. V. Morris, G. Klingelhöfer, K. Herkenhoff, D. Mittlefehldt, J. Ashley, M. Golombek, J. R. Johnson, B. L. Jolliff,, S. W. Squyres, C. Weitz, R. Gellert, P. A. de Souza, and B. A. Cohen (2010), Mineralogy and Chemistry of Cobbles at Meridiani Planum, Mars, Investigated by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E00F05, doi:10.1029/2010JE003621.
  • Arvidson, R. E., J. F. Bell III, P. Bellutta, N. A. Cabrol, J. G. Catalano, J. Cohen, L. Crumpler, D. J. Des Marais, T. Estlin, W. Farrand, R. Gellert, J. A. Grant, R. Greenberger, E. A. Guinness, K. Herkenhoff, J. A. Herman, K. Iagnemma, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, R. Li, K. A. Lichtenberg, S. Maxwell, D. W. Ming, R.V. Morris, M. Rice, S. Ruff, A. Shaw, K. Siebach, P. A. de Souza, A. Stroupe, S. W. Squyres, R. J. Sullivan, K. Talley, J. Townsend, A. Wang, J. Wright, and A. Yen (2010), Spirit Mars Rover Mission: Overview and Selected Results from the Northern Home Plate Winter Haven to the Side of Scamander Crater, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E00F03, doi:10.1029/2010JE003633.
  • Ashley, J. W., M. P. Golombek, P. R. Christensen, S. W. Squyres, T. J. McCoy, C. Schröder, I. Fleischer, J. R. Johnson, K. E. Herkenhoff, and T. J. Parker (2010), Evidence for Mechanical and Chemical Alteration of Iron-Nickel Meteorites on Mars - Process Insights for Meridiani Planum, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JE003672 (in press).
  • Geissler, P. E., R. Sullivan, M. Golombek, J.R. Johnson, K. Herkenhoff, N. Bridges, A. Vaughan, J. Maki, T. Parker, and J. Bell (2010), Gone with the Wind: Eolian Erasure of the Mars Rover Tracks, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E00F11, doi:10.1029/2010JE003674.
  • Karunatillake, S., S. McLennan, and K. E. Herkenhoff (2010), Regional and grain size influences on the geochemistry of soil at Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E00F04, doi:10.1029/2010JE003637.
  • Rice, M. S., J. F. Bell III, E. A. Cloutis, J. J. Wray, K. E. Herkenhoff, R. Sullivan, J. R. Johnson, and R. B. Anderson (2010), Temporal Observations of Bright Soil Exposures at Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., in press.
  • Schröder C., K. E. Herkenhoff, W. H. Farrand, J. E. Chappelow, W. Wang, L. R. Nittler, J. W. Ashley, I. Fleischer, R. Gellert, M. P. Golombek, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, R. Li, R. V. Morris, and S. W. Squyres (2010), Properties and distribution of paired candidate stony meteorites at Meridiani Planum, Mars, J. Geophys. Res, 115, E00F09, doi:10.1029/2010JE003616.
  • Weitz, C. M., W. H. Farrand, J. R. Johnson, I. Fleischer, C. Schröder, A. Yingst, B. Jolliff, R. Gellert, J. Bell, K. E. Herkenhoff, G. Klingelhöfer, B. Cohen, W. Calvin, M. Rutherford, and J. Ashley (2010), Visible and near-infrared multispectral analysis of geochemically measured rock fragments at the Opportunity landing site in Meridiani Planum, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JE003660, in press.
  • Banks, M. E., S. Byrne, K. Galla, A. S. McEwen, V. J. Bray, C. M. Dundas, K. E. Fishbaugh, K. E. Herkenhoff, and B. C. Murray (2010), Crater population and resurfacing of the Martian north polar layered deposits, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E08006, doi:10.1029/2009JE003523.
  • Holt, J. W., K. E. Fishbaugh, S. Byrne, S. Christian, K. Tanaka, P. S. Russell, K E. Herkenhoff, A. Safaeinili, N. E. Putzig, and R. J. Phillips (2010), The construction of Chasma Boreale on Mars. Nature 465, 446-449, doi:10.1038/nature09050.
  • Thomas, N. R. Stelter, A. Ivanov, N. T. Bridges, K. E. Herkenhoff, and A. S. McEwen (2010), Spectral heterogeneity on Phobos and Deimos: HiRISE observations and comparisons to Mars Pathfinder results. Planet. Space Sci., doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.018.
  • Fishbaugh, K. E., C. S. Hvidberg, S. Byrne, P. S. Russell, K. E. Herkenhoff, M. Winstrup, and R. Kirk (2010), The first high-resolution stratigraphic column of the martian north polar layered deposits. Geophys. Res. Lett. 37, L07201, doi:10.1029/2009GL041642.
  • MEPAG MRR-SAG (2010), The Mars Astrobiology Explorer-Cacher (MAX-C): A Potential Rover Mission for 2018; Final Report of the Mars Mid-Range Rover Science Analysis Group. Astrobiology, 10(2): 127-163.doi:10.1089/ast.2010.0462.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E., L. P. Keszthelyi, and A. S. McEwen (2010), Introduction to the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) special issue of Icarus. Icarus 205, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.10.003.
  • Delamere, W. A., L. L. Tornabene, A. S. McEwen, K. Becker, J. W. Bergstrom, N. T. Bridges, E. M. Eliason, D. Gallagher, K. E. Herkenhoff, L. Keszthelyi, S. Mattson, G. K. McArthur, M. T. Mellon, M. Milazzo, P. S. Russell, and N. Thomas (2010), Color imaging of Mars by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Icarus 205, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.03.012.
  • Hansen, C.J. , N. Thomas, G. Portyankina, A. McEwen, T. Becker, S. Byrne, K. Herkenhoff, H. Kieffer, and M. Mellon, (2010), HiRISE observations of gas sublimation-driven activity in Mars' southern polar regions:, Icarus 205, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.07.021.
  • McEwen, A.S., and 69 others including K. Herkenhoff. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) during MRO’s Primary Science Phase (PSP) (2010), Icarus 205, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.04.023.
  • Bridges, N. T., M. E. Banks, R. A. Beyer, F. C. Chuang, E. Z. N. Dobrea, K. E. Herkenhoff, L. P. Keszthelyi, K. E. Fishbaugh, A. S. McEwen, T. I. Michaels, B. J. Thomson, J. J. Wray (2010), Aeolian Bedforms, Yardangs, and Indurated Surfaces in the Tharsis Montes as Seen by the HiRISE Camera: Evidence for Dust Aggregates, Icarus 205, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.05.017.
  • Fishbaugh, K. E., S. Byrne, K. E. Herkenhoff, R. L. Kirk, C. Fortezzo, P. Russell, and A. McEwen (2010), Evaluating the meaning of “layer” in the Martian north polar layered deposits and the impact on the climate connection, Icarus 205, 269-282, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.04.011.
  • Russell, P. S., N. Thomas, S. Byrne, K. Herkenhoff, K. Fishbaugh, N. Bridges, C. Okubo, M. Milazzo, I. D. Spitale, C. Hansen and A. McEwen (2008), Seasonally active frost-dust avalanches on a north polar scarp of Mars captured by HiRISE, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L23204, doi:10.1029/2008GL035790.
  • Sullivan, R., R. Arvidson, J. F. Bell, R. Gellert, M. Golombek, E. Guinness, R. Greeley, K. Herkenhoff, J. Johnson, S. Squyres, S. Thompson, P. Whelley, and J. Wray (2008). Wind-driven particle mobility on Mars: Insights from MER observations at "El Dorado" and surroundings at Gusev Crater. J. Geophys. Res. 113, E06S07, doi:10.1029/2008JE003101.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E., J. P. Grotzinger, A. H. Knoll, S. M. McLennan, C. M. Weitz, R. A. Yingst, R. C. Anderson, B. Archinal, R. E. D. Arvidson, J. Barrett, K. J. Becker, J. F. Bell, C. Budney, M. G. Chapman, D. A. Cook, B. L. Ehlmann, B. J. Franklin, L. R. Gaddis, D. Galuszka, P. Garcia, P. E. Geissler, T. M. Hare, E. Howington-Kraus, J. R. Johnson, L. Keszthelyi, R. L. Kirk, P. D. Lanagan, E. M. Lee, C. Leff, J. Maki, K. F. Mullins, T. Parker, B. Redding, M. Rosiek, M. H. Sims, L. A. Soderblom, N. Spanovich, R. Springer, S. W. Squyres, D. Stolper, R. Sucharski, T. Sucharski, R. J. Sullivan, and J. Torson (2008), Surface processes recorded by rocks and soils on Meridiani Planum, Mars: Microscopic Imager observations during Opportunity's first three extended missions, J. Geophys. Res. 113, E12S32, doi:10.1029/2008JE003100.
  • Arvidson, R. E., S. W. Ruff, R. V. Morris, D. W. Ming, L. S. Crumpler, A. S. Yen, S. W. Squyres, R. J. Sullivan, J. F. Bell, N. A. Cabrol, B. C. Clark, W. H. H. Farrand, R. Gellert, R. Greenberger, J. A. Grant, E. A. Guinness, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. Hurowitz, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhofer, K. W. Lewis, R. Li, T. J. McCoy, J. Moersch, H. Y. McSween, S. L. Murchie, M. E. Schmidt, C. Schroeder, A. Wang, S. M. Wiseman, M. B. Madsen, W. Goetz, and S. M. McLennan (2008), Spirit Mars Rover Mission to the Columbia Hills, Gusev Crater: Mission Overview and Selected Results from the Cumberland Ridge to Home Plate, J. Geophys. Res. 113, E12S33, doi:10.1029/2008JE003183.
  • Calvin, W. M., J. D. Shoffner, J. R. Johnson, A. H. Knoll, J. M. Pocock, S. W. Squyres, C. M. Weitz, R. E. D. Arvidson, J. F. Bell, P. Christensen, P. A. de Souza, W. H. H. Farrand, T. Glotch, K. E. Herkenhoff, B. Joliff, A. T. Knudson, S. M. McLennan, A. D. Rogers, and S. D. Thompson (2008), Hematite Spherules at Meridiani: Results from MI, Mini-TES and Pancam, J. Geophys. Res. 113, E12S37, doi:10.1029/2007JE003048.
  • Wang, A., J. F. Bell, R. Li, J. R. Johnson, W. H. H. Farrand, E. A. Cloutis, R. E. Arvidson, L. S. Crumpler, S. W. Squyres, S. M. McLennan, K. E. Herkenhoff, S. W. Ruff, A. T. Knudson, W. Chen, and R. Greenberger (2008), Light-Toned Salty Soils and Co-existing Si-rich Species Discovered by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in Columbia Hills, J. Geophys. Res. 113, E12S40, doi:10.1029/2008JE003126.
  • Banks, M. E., and 10 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2008), High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) observations of glacial and periglacial morphologies in the circum-Argyre Planitia highlands, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 113, E12015, doi:10.1029/2007JE002994.
  • Madsen, M.B., W. Goetz, P. Bertelsen, C.S. Binau, F. Folkmann, H.P. Gunnlaugsson, J. í Hjøllum, S.F. Hviid, J. Jensen, K.M. Kinch, K. Leer, D.E. Madsen, J. Merrison, M. Olsen, H.M. Arneson, J.F. Bell III, R. Gellert, K.E. Herkenhoff, J.R. Johnson, M.J. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, E. McCartney, D.W. Ming, R.V. Morris, J.B. Proton, D. Rodionov, M. Sims, S.W. Squyres, T. Wdowiak, and A.S. Yen (2009). Overview of the magnetic properties experiments on the Mars Exploration Rovers. J. Geophys. Res. 114, E06S90, doi:10.1029/2008JE003098.
  • Geissler, P. E., J. R. Johnson, R. J. Sullivan, K. E. Herkenhoff, D. Mittlefehldt, R. Fergason, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, S. W. Squyres, L. A. Soderblom, and M. P. Golombek (2008), First In-situ Investigation of a Dark Wind Streak on Mars, J. Geophys. Res. 113, E12S31, doi:10.1029/2008JE003102.
  • Tanaka, K. L., J. A. P. Rodriguez, J. A. Skinner Jr., M. C. Bourke, C. M. Fortezzo, K. E. Herkenhoff, E. J. Kolb, and C. H. Okubo (2008). North polar region of Mars: Advances in stratigraphy, structure, and Erosional modification. Icarus 196, 318-358.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E., M. P. Golombek, E. A. Guinness, J. B. Johnson, A. Kusack, L. Richter, R. Sullivan, and S. Gorevan (2008). In-situ observations of the physical properties of the Martian surface. In The Martian Surface: Composition, Mineralogy, and Physical Properties (J. F. Bell III, ed.), Cambridge University Press.
  • Greeley, R., P. L. Whelley, L. D. V. Neakrase, R. E. Arvidson, N. T. Bridges, N. A. Cabrol, P. R. Christensen, K. Di, D. J. Foley, M. P. Golobek, K. Herkenhoff, A. Knudson, R. O. Kuzmin, R. Li, T. Michaels, S. W. Squyres, R. Sullivan, and S. D. Thompson (2008). Columbia Hill, Mars: Aeolian features seen from the ground and orbit. J. Geophys. Res. 113, E06S06, doi:10.1029/2007JE002971.
  • Cabrol, N. A., K. E. Herkenhoff, R. Greeley, E. A. Grin, C. Schöder, C. d’Uston, C. Weitz, R. A. Yingst, B. A. Cohen, J. Moore, A. Knudson, B. Franklin, R. C. Anderson, and R. Li (2008), Soil sedimentology at Gusev Crater from Columbia Memorial Station to Winter Haven, J. Geophys. Res., 113, E06S05, doi:10.1029/2007JE002953.
  • Schröder, C., D.S. Rodionov, T.J. McCoy, B.L. Jolliff, R. Gellert, L.R. Nittler, W.H. Farrand, J.R. Johnson, S.W. Ruff, J.W. Ashley, D.W. Mittlefehldt, K.E. Herkenhoff, I. Fleischer, A.F.S. Haldemann, G. Klingelhöfer, D.W. Ming, R.V. Morris, P.A. de Souza Jr., S.W. Squyres, C. Weitz, A.S. Yen, J. Zipfel, T. Economou (2008). Meteorites on Mars observed with the Mars Exploration Rovers. J. Geophys. Res., 113, E06S22, doi:10.1029/2007JE002990.
  • Knoll, A.H., B.L. Joliff, B.L., W.H. Farrand, J.F. Bell III, B.C. Clark, R. Gellert, M.P. Golombek, J.P. Grotzinger, K.E. Herkenhoff, J. Johnson, S.M. McLennan, R. Morris, S.W. Squyres, R. Sullivan, N.J. Tosca, A. Yen, and Z. Learner (2008). Veneers, rinds, and fracture fills: Relatively late alteration of sedimentary rocks at Meridiani Planum, Mars. J. Geophys. Res., 113, E06S16, doi:10.1029/2007JE002949.
  • Bridges, N. T., P. E. Geissler, A. S. McEwen, B. J. Thomson, F. C. Chuang, K. E. Herkenhoff, L. P. Keszthelyi, and S. Mart’nez-Alonso (2007), Windy Mars: A dynamic planet as seen by the HiRISE camera, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23205, doi:10.1029/2007GL031445.
  • McEwen, A. S., C. J. Hansen, W. A. Delamere, E. M. Eliason, K. E. Herkenhoff, L. Keszthelyi, V. C. Gulick, R. L. Kirk, M. T. Mellon, J. A. Grant, N. Thomas, C. M. Weitz, S. W. Squyres, N. T. Bridges, S. L. Murchie, F. Seelos, K. Seelos, C. H. Okubo, M. P. Milazzo, L. L. Tornabene, W. L. Jaeger, S. Byrne, P. S. Russell, J. L. Griffes, S. Mart’nez-Alonso, A. Davatzes, F. C. Chuang, B. J. Thomson, K. E. Fishbaugh, C. M. Dundas, K. J. Kolb, M. E. Banks, and J. J. Wray, Science 317, 1706-1709, 2007.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E., S. Byrne, P. S. Russell, K. E. Fishbaugh, and A. S. McEwen (2007), Meter-scale morphology of the North Polar Region of Mars, Science 317, 1711-1715.
  • McEwen, A. S., E. M. Eliason, J. W. Bergstrom, N. T. Bridges, C. J. Hansen, W. A. Delamere, J. A. Grant, V. C. Gulick, K. E. Herkenhoff, L. Keszthelyi, R. L. Kirk, M. T. Mellon, S. W. Squyres, N. Thomas, C. M. Weitz (2007), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), J. Geophys. Res., 112, E05S02, doi:10.1029/2005JE002605.
  • Clark, B. C., III, and 15 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2007), Evidence for montmorillonite or its compositional equivalent in Columbia Hills, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 112, E06S01, doi:10.1029/2006JE002756.
  • Johnson, J. R., W. M. Grundy, M. T. Lemmon, J. F. Bell III, M. J. Johnson, R. Deen, R. E. Arvidson, W. H. Farrand, E. Guinness, A. G. Hayes, K. E. Herkenhoff, F. Seelos IV, J. Soderblom, and S. Squyres (2006), Spectrophotometric properties of materials observed by Pancam on the Mars Exploration Rovers: 2. Opportunity, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E12S16, doi:10.1029/2006JE002762.
  • Squyres, S. W., and 53 others including K. E Herkenhoff (2006), Overview of the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover Mission to Meridiani Planum: Eagle Crater to Purgatory Ripple, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E12S12, doi:10.1029/2006JE002771.
  • Wang, A., L. A. Haskin, S. W. Squyres, B. L. Joliff, L. Crumpler, R. Gellert, C. Schröder, K. Herkenhoff, J. Hurowitz, N. J. Tosca, W. H. Farrand, R. Anderson, and A. T. Knudson (2006), Sulfate deposition in subsurface regolith in Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S17, doi:10.1029/2005JE002513.
  • Grotzinger, J., J. Bell, III, K. Herkenhoff, J. Johnson, A. Knoll, E. McCartney, S. McLennan, J. Metz, J. Moore, S. Squyres, R. Sullivan, O. Ahronson, R. Arvidson, B. Joliff, M. Golombek, K. Lewis, T. Parker, and J. Soderblom (2006). Sedimentary textures formed by aqueous processes, Erebus crater, Meridiani Planum, Mars. Geology 34, 1085.
  • Arvidson, R. E. and 25 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2006), Nature and origin of the hematite-bearing plains of Terra Meridiani based on analyses of orbital and Mars Exploration rover data sets, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E12S08, doi:10.1029/2006JE002728.
  • McSween, H. Y., S. W. Ruff, R. V. Morris, J. F. Bell III, K. Herkenhoff, R. Gellert, K. R. Stockstill, L. L. Tornabene, S. W. Squyres, J. A. Crisp, P. R. Christensen, T. J. McCoy, D. W. Mittlefehldt, and M. Schmidt (2006), Alkaline volcanic rocks from the Columbia Hills, Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E09S91, doi:10.1029/2006JE002698.
  • Fergason, R. L., P. R. Christensen, J. F. Bell III, M. P. Golombek, K. E. Herkenhoff, and H. H. Kieffer, (2006), Physical properties of the Mars Exploration Rover landing sites as inferred from Mini-TES derived thermal inertia, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S21, doi:10.1029/2005JE002583.
  • Weitz, C. M., R. C. Anderson, J. F. Bell, III, W. H. Farrand, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. R. Johnson, B. L. Jolliff, R. V. Morris, S. W. Squyres, and R. J. Sullivan (2006), Soil grain analyses at Meridiani Planum, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E12S04, doi:10.1029/2005JE002541.
  • Squyres, S. W., A. H. Knoll, R. E. Arvidson, B. C. Clark, J. P. Grotzinger, B. L. Jolliff, S. M. McLennan, N. Tosca, J. F. Bell, III, W. M. Calvin, W. H. Farrand, T. D. Glotch, M. P. Golombek, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, H. Y. McSween, and A. S. Yen (2006). Two Years at Meridiani Planum: Results from the Opportunity Rover. Science 313, 1403-1407, DOI: 10.1126/science.1130890.
  • Squyres, S. W., O. Aharonson, R. E. Arvidson, J. F. Bell, III, P. R. Christensen, B. C. Clark, J. A. Crisp, W. Farrand, T. Glotch, M. P. Golombek, J. Grant, J. Grotzinger, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. R. Johnson, B. L. Jolliff, A. H. Knoll, S. M. McLennan, H. Y. McSween, J. M. Moore, J. W. Rice, Jr and N. Tosca (2006). Bedrock formation at Meridiani Planum. Nature 443, doi:10.1038/nature05212.
  • Cabrol, N. A., J. D. Farmer, E. A. Grin, L. Richter, L. Soderblom, R. Li, K. Herkenhoff, G. A. Landis, and R. E. Arvidson (2006), Aqueous processes at Gusev crater inferred from physical properties of rocks and soils along the Spirit traverse, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S20, doi:10.1029/2005JE002490.
  • Wang, A., R. L. Korotev, B. L. Jolliff, L. A. Haskin, L. Crumpler, W. H. Farrand, K. E. Herkenhoff, P. de Souza Jr., A. G. Kusack, J. A. Hurowitz, and N. J. Tosca (2006), Evidence of phyllosilicates in Wooly Patch, an altered rock encountered at West Spur, Columbia Hills, by the Spirit rover in Gusev crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S16, doi:10.1029/2005JE002516.
  • Johnson, J. R., and 13 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2006), Spectrophotometric properties of materials observed by Pancam on the Mars Exploration Rovers: 1. Spirit, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S14, doi:10.1029/2005JE002494.
  • Squyres S. W., and 15 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2006), Rocks of the Columbia Hills, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S11, doi:10.1029/2005JE002562.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and 23 others (2006), Overview of the Microscopic Imager Investigation during Spirit's first 450 sols in Gusev crater, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S04, doi:10.1029/2005JE002574.
  • Arvidson, R. E. and 61 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2006), Overview of the Spirit Mars Exploration Rover Mission to Gusev Crater: Landing site to Backstay Rock in the Columbia Hills, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S01,doi:10.1029/2005JE002499.
  • McSween, H. Y. and 41 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2006), Characterization and petrologic interpretation of olivine-rich basalts at Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E02S10, doi:10.1029/2005JE002477.
  • Crumpler, L. S. and 34 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2005), Mars Exploration Rover geologic traverse by the Spirit rover in the plains of Gusev Crater, Mars. Geology 33, 809.
  • Haskin, L. A. and 29 others including K. Herkenhoff (2005), Water alteration of rocks and soils on Mars at the Spirit rover site in Gusev crater. Nature 436, 66.
  • Sullivan, R. and 17 others including K. Herkenhoff (2005), Aeolian processes at the Mars Exploration Rover Meridian Planum landing site. Nature 436, 58.
  • Yen, A. S. and 35 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2005), An integrated view of the chemistry and mineralogy of martian soils. Nature 436, 49.
  • McLennan, S. M., and 31 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2005), Provenance and diagenesis of the evaporate-bearing Burns formation, Meridiani Planum, Mars. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 240, 95 121.
  • Grotzinger, J.P. and 20 others including K. E. Herkenhoff, Stratigraphy and sedimentology of a dry to wet eolian depositional system, Burns formation, Meridiani Planum, Mars, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 240, 11-72, 2005.
  • Arvidson, R. E. and 24 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Localizations and Physical Property Experiments Conducted by Opportunity at Meridiani Planum. Science 306, 1730.
  • Bell, J. F. III and 39 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Pancam Multispectral Imaging Results from the Opportunity Rover at Meridiani Planum. Science 306, 1703.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and 32 others (2004). Evidence from Opportunity’s Microscopic Imager for Water on Meridiani Planum. Science 306, 1727.
  • Soderblom, L. A. and 43 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Soils of Eagle Crater and Meridiani Planum at the Opportunity Rover Landing Site. Science 306, 1723.
  • Squyres, S. W. and 49 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). The Opportunity Rover’s Athena Science Investigations at Meridiani Planum, Mars. Science 306, 1698.
  • Squyres, S. W. and 18 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). In Situ Evidence for an Ancient Aqueous Environment at Meridiani Planum, Mars. Science 306, 1709.
  • Arvidson, R. E. and 30 others including K. Herkenhoff (2004). Localization and Physical Properties Experiments Conducted by Spirit at Gusev Crater. Science 305, 821.
  • Bell, J. F. III and 43 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Pancam Multispectral Imaging Results from the Spirit Rover at Gusev Crater. Science 305, 800.
  • Bertelsen, P. and 17 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Magnetic Properties Experiments on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit at Gusev Crater. Science 305, 827.
  • Grant, J. A. and 23 others including K. Herkenhoff (2004). Surficial Deposits at Gusev Crater Along Spirit Rover Traverses. Science 305, 807.
  • Greeley, R. and 26 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Wind-Related Processes Detected by the Spirit Rover at Gusev Crater, Mars. Science 305, 810.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and 22 others (2004). Textures of the Soils and Rocks at Gusev Crater from Spirit’s Microscopic Imager. Science 305, 824.
  • McSween, H. Y. and 34 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). Basaltic Rocks Analyzed by the Spirit Rover in Gusev Crater. Science 305, 842.
  • Squyres, S. W. and 49 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2004). The Spirit Rover’s Athena Science Investigations at Gusev Crater, Mars. Science 305, 794.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and 22 others (2003). Athena Microscopic Imager Investigation. J. Geophys. Res. 108, 8065, doi:10.1029/2003JE002076.
  • Bell, J. F. III and 24 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2003). The Mars Exploration Rover Athena Panoramic Camera (Pancam) Investigation, J. Geophys. Res. 108, 8067, doi:10.1029/2003JE002070.
  • Maki, J. N. and 21 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2003). The Mars Exploration Rover Engineering Cameras, J. Geophys. Res. 108, doi: 10.1029/2003JE002077.
  • Squyres, S. W., R. E. Arvidson, E. T. Baumgartner, J. F. Bell III, P. R. Christensen, S. Gorevan, K. E. Herkenhoff, G. Klingelhöfer, M. B. Madsen, R. V. Morris, R. Rieder, and R. A. Romero (2003). The Mars Exploration Rover Athena investigation, J. Geophys. Res. 108, doi:10.1029/2003JE002121.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. (2003). Geologic Map of the MTM 85080 Quadrangle, Chasma Boreale Region of Mars. U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2753.
  • Jolliff, B., A. Knoll, R. V. Morris, J. Moersch, H. McSween, M. Gilmore, R. Arvidson, R. Greeley, K. Herkenhoff, and S. Squyres (2002). Remotely-sensed Geology from Lander-based to Orbital Perspectives: Results of FIDO Rover May 2000 Field Tests. J. Geophys. Res. doi:10.1029/2000JE001470.
  • Bridges, N. T. and K. E. Herkenhoff (2002). Topography and Geologic Characteristics of Aeolian Grooves in the South Polar Layered Deposits of Mars. Icarus 156, 387.
  • Murray, B. C., M. Koutnik, S. Byrne, L. Soderblom, K. Herkenhoff, and K. L. Tanaka (2002). Preliminary Geological Assessment of the Northern Edge of Ultimi Lobe, Mars South Polar Layered Deposits. Icarus 154, 80.
  • Smith, G. H., E. C. Hagerott, L. M. Scherr, K. E. Herkenhoff, and J. F. Bell III (2001). Optical Designs for the Mars 03 Rover Cameras. In Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering II, Robert E. Fischer, R. Barry Johnson, and Warren J. Smith, Eds., Proc. SPIE 4441, 118.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. (2001). Geologic Map of the MTM -85000 Quadrangle, Planum Australe Region of Mars. U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2686.
  • Sullivan, R., R. Greeley, R., Kraft, Wilson, G., M., Golombek, M., Herkenhoff, K., Murphy, J., and Smith, P. (2000). Results of the Imager for Mars Pathfinder Windsock Experiment. J. Geophys. Res. 105, 24,547.
  • Fenton, L. K. and K. E. Herkenhoff (2000). Topography and Stratigraphy of the Northern Martian Polar Layered Deposits Using Photoclinometry, Stereogrammetry, and MOLA Altimetry. Icarus 147, 433.
  • Buratti, B. J., T. H. McConnochie, S. B. Calkins, J. K. Hillier, and K. E. Herkenhoff (2000). Lunar Transient Phenomena: What do the Clementine Images Reveal? Icarus 146, 98.
  • Clifford, S. M., and 52 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (2000). The State and Future of Mars Polar Science and Exploration. Icarus 144, 210.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and J. J. Plaut (2000). Surface Ages and Resurfacing Rates of the Polar Layered Deposits on Mars. Icarus 144, 243.
  • Bass, D. S., K. E. Herkenhoff, and D. A. Paige (2000). Variability of Mars’ North Polar Water Ice Cap. I. Analysis of Mariner 9 and Viking Orbiter Imaging Data. Icarus 144, 382.
  • Vasavada, A. R., J.-P. Williams, D. A. Paige, K. E. Herkenhoff, N. T. Bridges, R. Greeley, B. C. Murray, D. S. Bass, and K. S. McBride (2000). Surface properties of Mars’ polar layered deposits and polar landing sites. J. Geophys. Res. 105, 6961.
  • Kriens, B. J., E. M. Shoemaker, and K. E. Herkenhoff (1999). Geology of the Upheaval Dome Impact Structure, Southeast Utah. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 18,867.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and A. R. Vasavada (1999). Dark Material in the Polar Layered Deposits and Dunes on Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 16,487.
  • Murchie, S., N. Thomas, D. Britt, K. Herkenhoff, and J. F. Bell (1999). Mars Pathfinder Spectral Measurements of Phobos and Deimos: Comparison with previous data. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 9069.
  • Thomas, N., D. T. Britt, K. E. Herkenhoff, S. L. Murchie, B. Semenov, H. U. Keller, and P. H. Smith (1999). Observations of Phobos, Deimos, and Bright Stars with the Imager for Mars Pathfinder. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 9055.
  • Reid, R. J. and 20 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (1999). Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) Image Calibration. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 8907.
  • Johnson, J. R., R. Kirk, L. A. Soderblom, L. Gaddis, R. J. Reid, D. T. Britt, P. Smith, M. Lemmon, N. Thomas, J. F. Bell, N. T. Bridges, R. Anderson, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. Maki, S. Murchie, A. Dummel, R. Jaumann, F. Trauthan, G. Arnold (1999). Preliminary results on photometric properties of materials at the Sagan Memorial Station, Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 8809.
  • Bridges, N. T., R. Greeley, A. F. C. Haldemann, K. E. Herkenhoff, M. Kraft, T. J. Parker, and A. W. Ward (1999). Ventifacts at the Pathfinder Landing Site. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 8595.
  • Greeley, R., M. Kraft, R. Sullivan, G. Wilson, N. Bridges, K. Herkenhoff, R. O. Kuzmin, M. Malin, and W. Ward (1999). Aeolian Features and Processes at the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 8573.
  • Golombek, M. P. and 54 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (1999). Overview of the Mars Pathfinder Mission: Launch through Landing, Surface Operations, Data Sets, and Science Results. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 8523.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. (1998). Geologic Map of the MTM -85280 Quadrangle, Planum Australe Region of Mars. U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2595.
  • Smith, P. H. and 25 others including K. E. Herkenhoff (1997). Results from the Pathfinder Camera. Science 278, 1758.
  • Kriens, B. J., E. M. Shoemaker, and K. E. Herkenhoff (1997). Structure and Kinematics of a Complex Impact Crater, Upheaval Dome, Southeast Utah. Brigham Young University Geologic Studies 42, Part II, 19.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and B. C. Murray (1994). Geologic Map of the MTM -85080 Quadrangle, Planum Australe Region of Mars. U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2391.
  • Kravtsova, V. I., V. P. Belov, T. Duxbury, A. V. Kuzmin, V. G. Loseva, E. G. Kharkovets, K. Herkenhoff, and N. F. Chajkina (1994). Cartographic Analysis of the Images of Phobos Obtained from "Phobos-2" Spacecraft. In Television Investigations of Phobos (G. A. Avanesov et al., Eds.), pp. 114-161. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Zhukov, B. S., Yu. G. Shkuratov, M. A. Kreslavsky, D. G. Stankevich, L. V. Starukhina, A. T. Bazilevsky, N. V. Opanasenko, K. I. Churyumov, K. Lumme, J. Peltoniemi, V. M. Irvine, B. Murray, K. Herkenhoff, and T. Duxbury (1994). Photometric Characteristics of Phobos and their Interpretation. In Television Investigations of Phobos (G. A. Avanesov et al., Eds.), pp. 80-93. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Edgett, K., P. Geissler, and K. Herkenhoff (1993). The Sands of Mars. Astronomy 21, no. 6, 26.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and B. C. Murray (1992). Geologic Map of the MTM -90000 Area, Planum Australe Region of Mars. U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2304.
  • Thomas, P., S. Squyres, K. Herkenhoff, A. Howard, and B. Murray (1992). Polar Deposits on Mars. In Mars (H. H. Kieffer et al., Eds.), pp. 767-795. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • Avanesov, G., and 33 others including K. Herkenhoff (1991). Results of TV Imaging of Phobos (Experiment VSK-FREGAT). Planet. Space Sci. 39, 281.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and B. C. Murray (1990). High-Resolution Topography and Albedo of the South Polar Layered Deposits on Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 95, 14,511.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and B. C. Murray (1990). Color and Albedo of the South Polar Layered Deposits on Mars. J. Geophys. Res. 95, 1343.
  • Paige, D. A., K. E. Herkenhoff, and B. C. Murray (1990). Mariner 9 Observations of the South Polar Cap of Mars: Evidence for Residual CO2 Frost. J. Geophys. Res. 95, 1319.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E., L. A. Soderblom, B. C. Murray, and G. E. Danielson (1988). Mariner 9 Television Calibration -- Revisited. Icarus 75, 133.
  • Oppenheimer, D. H. and K. E. Herkenhoff (1981). Velocity-Density Properties of the Lithosphere From Three-Dimensional Modeling at The Geysers-Clear Lake Region, California. J. Geophys. Res. 86, 6057.

Invited Reviews

  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and P. C. Thomas (2000). Geology of the Polar Layered Deposits and Residual Caps on Mars. Eos, Transactions, AGU 81 (48), F777.
  • Herkenhoff, K. (2000). Handbook of CCD Astronomy (book review). Eos, Transactions, AGU 81, 518.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. and R. L. Kirk (2000). Topography and Stratigraphy of the Polar Layered Deposits on Mars. In Second International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration, p. 74, LPI Contribution No. 1057, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.
  • Herkenhoff, K. E. (1998). Geology, Composition, Age, and Stratigraphy of the Polar Layered Deposits on Mars. In First International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration, p. 18. LPI Contribution No. 953, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.