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Bibliographics references

- Precision Experiment Data Records (PEDRs) description document
- Mission Experiment Gridded Data Records (MEGDRs) description document

The MOLA experiment
- The Mars Observer laser altimeter investigation, Zuber, M. T., Smith, D. E., Solomon, S. C., Muhleman, D. O., Head, J. W., Garvin, J. B., Abshire, J. B., Bufton, J. L., 1992, JGR, 97, 7781.
- Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter: Experiment summary after the first year of global mapping of Mars, Smith, D. E., Zuber, M. T., Frey, H. V., Garvin, J. B., Head, J. W., Muhleman, D. O., Pettengill, G. H., Phillips, R. J., Solomon, S. C., Zwally, H. J., Banerdt, W. B., Duxbury, T. C., Golombek, M. P., Lemoine, F. G., Neumann, G. A., Rowlands, D. D., Aharonson, O., Ford, P. G., Ivanov, A. B., Johnson, C. L., McGovern, P. J., Abshire, J. B., Afzal, R. S., Sun, X., 2001, JGR, 106, 23689.

The MEGDRs production

- GMT tools
- Gridding with continuous curvature splines in tension, Smith, W. H. F., 1990, Geop, 55, 293.
- Gridding Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data with GMT: effects of pixel size and interpolation methods on DEM integrity, Okubo, C. H., Schultz, R. A., Stefanelli, G. S., 2004, CG, 30, 59.

The data analysis

- The crossover analysis of Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data, Neumann, G. A., Rowlands, D. D., Lemoine, F. G., Smith, D. E., and Zuber, M. T., 2001, JGR, 106, 23753.
- Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter pulse width measurements and footprint-scale roughness, Neumann, G. A., Abshire, J. B., Aharonson, O., Garvin, J. B., Sun, X., Zuber, M. T., 2003, GeoRL, 30, 15.

The gravity field of Mars

- The gravity field of Mars: results from Mars Global Surveyor, Smith, D. E., Sjogren, W. L., Tyler, G. L., Balmino, G., Lemoine, F. G., Konopliv, A. S., 1999, Sci, 286, 94.
- An improved solution of the gravity field of Mars (GMM-2B) from Mars Global Surveyor, Lemoine, F. G., Smith, D. E., Rowlands, D. D., Zuber, M. T., Neumann, G. A., Chinn, D. S., Pavlis, D. E., 2001, JGR, 106, 23359.
- A global solution for the Mars static and seasonal gravity, Mars orientation, Phobos and Deimos masses, and Mars ephemeris, Konopliv, A. S., Yoder, C. F., Standish, E. M., Yuan, D., Sjogren, W. L., 2006, Icar, 182, 23.

The most important MOLA discoveries





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