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Publications of ASTER data studies:

Crowley, James K., 2000, Mapping evaporite minerals in the Death Valley salt pan using MODIS/ASTER airborne simulator (MASTER) data: Proceedings of the Fourteenth international conference on Applied geologic remote sensing, p. 344-345.

Crowley, J.K., Hubbard, B.E., and Mars, J.C., 2003, Analysis of potential debris flow source areas on Mount Shasta, California, by using airborne and satellite remote sensing data: Remote Sensing of Environment, 87, p. 345-358.

Crowley, J.K., Williams, D.E., Hammarstrom, J.M., Piatak, N., Chou, I-Ming, and Mars, J.C., 2003, Spectral reflectance properties of secondary Fe-oxide, Fe-hydroxide, and Fe-sulphate-hydrate minerals associated with sulphide-bearing mine wastes: Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, v.3, pp. 229-228.

Hook, Simon J., Rowan, Lawrence C., Howard, Keith A., 2001, Mapping lithological variations with visible to thermal infrared spectroscopy; a case study from Gold Butte, NV: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 33 (6), p. 291.

Hubbard, Bernard E., Crowley, James K., 2001, Alteration mineral mapping in the Central Andes using Hyperion, ALI and ASTER: Geological Society of America, 2001 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 33 (6), p. 319.

Kieffer, Hugh, and others, 2000, New eyes in the sky measure glaciers and ice sheets: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 81 (24), p. 265, 270-271.

Mars, J.C., and Rowan, L.C., 2007, Mapping phyllic and argillic-altered rocks in southeastern Afghanistan using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data, U.S. Geological Survey O.F.R. 2007-1006, 1 plate, http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADI670.pdf.

Mars, J.C., 2010, VINR-SWIR and TIR remote sensing of porphyry copper deposits: in John, D.A., ed., Porphyry Copper Deposit Model, U.S. Geological Survey S.I.R. 2010–5070–B, p. 38-50, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5070/b/.

Mars, J.C., and Rowan, L.C., 2010, Spectral assessment of new ASTER SWIR surface reflectance data products for spectroscopic mapping of rocks and minerals, Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 114, p. 2011–2025.

Mars, J.C., and Rowan, L.C., 2011, ASTER spectral analysis and lithologic mapping of the Khanneshin carbonatite volcano, Afghanistan, Geosphere, v. 7, p. 276-289.

Mars, J.C., 2013, Hydrothermal alteration maps of the central and southern Basin and Range province of the United States compiled from Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data (ver. 1.1, April 8, 2014): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1139, 5 p., 13 plates, scale 1:1,300,000, http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131139. (Available only online.)

Mars, J.C., 2014, Regional mapping of hydrothermally altered igneous rocks along the Urumieh-Dokhtar, Chagai, and Alborz Belts of western Asia using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data and Interactive Data Language (IDL) logical operators—A tool for porphyry copper exploration and assessment: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5090–O, 36 p., 10 plates, and spatial data, http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20105090O.

Rowan, L. C., Hook, S. J., Abrams, M. J., and J. C. Mars, 2003, Mapping hydrothermally altered rocks at Cuprite, Nevada, using the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), A new satellite imaging system: Economic Geology, August 2003, v. 98, no. 5, p. 1019-1027. **

Rowan, Lawrence C., and Mars, John C., 2003, Lithologic mapping in the Mountain Pass, California area using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data: Remote Sensing of Environment, 84 (3), p. 350-366.

Rowan, Lawrence, and Mars, John C., 2001, Advances in lithologic mapping by using optical remote sensing measurements: Geological Society of America, 2001 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs 33 (6), p. 347.

Rowan, L.C., Simpson, C.J., and Mars, J.C., 2004, Hyperspectral analysis of the ultramafic complex and adjacent lithologies at Mordor, NT, Australia: Remote Sensing of Environment, 91, p. 419-431.

U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) overview: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3066, 2 p. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3066/.

Wessels, Rick L., Kargel, Jeffrey S., and Kieffer, Hugh H., 2001, ASTER measurement of supraglacial lakes in the Mount Everest region of the HimalayaWinther: Jan-Gunnar (editor), Papers from the Fourth international symposium on Remote sensing in glaciology, Annals of Glaciology, 34, p. 399-408.

Yamaguchi, Yasushi, Rowan, Lawrence C., Tsu, Hiroji, and Kahle, Anne B., 1996, Application of ASTER data to geological studies: Proceedings of the Eleventh thematic conference on geologic remote sensing; practical solutions for real world problems: 11, p. I.77-I.86.

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