Jean-Philippe Combe, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy

Research Activities:

  • Mapping of the surface composition and roughness of telluric planets and satellites of the solar system

  •  Spectral and image analysis of spaceborne, airborne, laboratory and ground measurements

  •  Derivation of photometric properties of regolith surfaces

  •  Determination of the thermal emission contribution in reflectance spectra

Current Emphases:

  • Analysis of data from Vesta and Ceres by the Visible and Infrared spectrometer VIR onboard Dawn for the search of volatiles and mapping of mineral species. Development of a thermal emission correction.
  • Analysis of observations of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the Visible and Infrared Thermal Imaging Spectrometer VIRTIS onboard Rosetta.
  • Surface composition and atmospheric spectrophotometric properties of Titan, and search for CO2, CO2 clathrate hydrates on the surface of icy satellites of Saturn with the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) onboard Cassini.
  • Mineralogy of the Moon with Chandrayaan-1 Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) hyperspectral images and Clementine UVVIS + NIR multispectral images. Assistance to the M3 team for the calibration of M3 data, mapping of OH and H2O, mapping of lunar swirls, and a thermal emission correction of near-infrared spectra.
  • Development of a surface-roughness thermal emission model in collaboration with the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment team.
  • Mapping of mineralogical surface composition and geology of Mars with Mars Express Observatoire pour la Minéralogie, l’Eau, les Glaces et l’Activité (OMEGA) and High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC), and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) spectral data.
  • Mapping of phyllosilicates associated to post-impact hydrothermal processes.
  • Identification of hydrated salts on Europa with the Galileo Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS).
  • Development of spectral unmixing algorithms and absorption band identification.
  • Surface composition and roughness of telluric planets and satellites of the solar system.
  • Adjunct or associate member of mission teams Dawn, M3, HRSC, Rosetta and Cassini.

Articles in Reviewed Professional Journals

Combe J.-Ph., McCord T. B., Tosi F., Ammannito E., Carrozzo F. G., De Sanctis M. C., Raponi A., Byrne S., Landis M. E., Hughson K. H. G., RAymond C. A., Russell C. T., 2016, Detection of local H2O exposed at the surface of Ceres, Science 353, doi: 10.1126/science.aaf3010.

Singh, S.; McCord, T. B.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Rodriguez, S.; Cornet, T.; Le Mouélic, S.; Clark, R. N.; Maltagliati, L.; Chevrier, V. F., 2016, Acetylene on Titan’s Surface, The Astrophysical Journal 828, doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/828/1/55.

Singh, S.; Cornet, T.; Chevrier, V. F.; Combe, J.-Ph.; McCord, T. B.; Roe, L. A.; Le Mouélic, S.; Le Menn, E.; Wasiak, F. C., 2016, Near-infrared spectra of liquid/solid acetylene under Titan relevant conditions and implications for Cassini/VIMS detections, Icarus 270, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.11.002.

Ammannito, E.; DeSanctis, M. C.; Ciarniello, M.; Frigeri, A.; Carrozzo, F. G.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Ehlmann, B. L.; Marchi, S.; McSween, H. Y.; Raponi, A.; Toplis, M. J.; Tosi, F.; Castillo-Rogez, J. C.; Capaccioni, F.; Capria, M. T.; Fonte, S.; Giardino, M.; Jaumann, R.; Longobardo, A.; Joy, S. P.; Magni, G.; McCord, T. B.; McFadden, L. A.; Palomba, E.; Pieters, C. M.; Polanskey, C. A.; Rayman, M. D.; Raymond, C. A.; Schenk, P. M.; Zambon, F.; Russell, C. T., 2016, Distribution of phyllosilicates on the surface of Ceres, Science 353, doi: 10.1126/science.aaf4279.

Russell, C. T.; Raymond, C. A.; Ammannito, E.; Buczkowski, D. L.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Hiesinger, H.; Jaumann, R.; Konopliv, A. S.; McSween, H. Y.; Nathues, A.; Park, R. S.; Pieters, C. M.; Prettyman, T. H.; McCord, T. B.; McFadden, L. A.; Mottola, S.; Zuber, M. T.; Joy, S. P.; Polanskey, C.; Rayman, M. D.; Castillo-Rogez, J. C.; Chi, P. J.; Combe, J. P.; Ermakov, A.; Fu, R. R.; Hoffmann, M.; Jia, Y. D.; King, S. D.; Lawrence, D. J.; Li, J.-Y.; Marchi, S.; Preusker, F.; Roatsch, T.; Ruesch, O.; Schenk, P.; Villarreal, M. N.; Yamashita, N., 2016, Dawn arrives at Ceres: Exploration of a small, volatile-rich world, Science 353, 10.1126/science.aaf4219. 

Filacchione, G.; Raponi, A.; Capaccioni, F.; Ciarniello, M.; Tosi, F.; Capria, M. T.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Migliorini, A.; Piccioni, G.; Cerroni, P.; Barucci, M. A.; Fornasier, S.; Schmitt, B.; Quirico, E.; Erard, S.; Bockelee-Morvan, D.; Leyrat, C.; Arnold, G.; Mennella, V.; Ammannito, E.; Bellucci, G.; Benkhoff, J.; Bibring, J. P.; Blanco, A.; Blecka, M. I.; Carlson, R.; Carsenty, U.; Colangeli, L.; Combes, M.; Combi, M.; Crovisier, J.; Drossart, P.; Encrenaz, T.; Federico, C.; Fink, U.; Fonti, S.; Fulchignoni, M.; Ip, W.-H.; Irwin, P.; Jaumann, R.; Kuehrt, E.; Langevin, Y.; Magni, G.; McCord, T.; Moroz, L.; Mottola, S.; Palomba, E.; Schade, U.; Stephan, K.; Taylor, F.; Tiphene, D.; Tozzi, G. P.; Beck, P.; Biver, N.; Bonal, L.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Despan, D.; Flamini, E.; Formisano, M.; Frigeri, A.; Grassi, D.; Gudipati, M. S.; Kappel, D.; Longobardo, A.; Mancarella, F.; Markus, K.; Merlin, F.; Orosei, R.; Rinaldi, G.; Cartacci, M.; Cicchetti, A.; Hello, Y.; Henry, F.; Jacquinod, S.; Reess, J. M.; Noschese, R.; Politi, R.; Peter, G., 2016, Seasonal exposure of carbon dioxide ice on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Science 354, 10.1126/science.aag316.

Filacchione, G.; de Sanctis, M. C.; Capaccioni, F.; Raponi, A.; Tosi, F.; Ciarniello, M.; Cerroni, P.; Piccioni, G.; Capria, M. T.; Palomba, E.; Bellucci, G.; Erard, S.; Bockelee-Morvan, D.; Leyrat, C.; Arnold, G.; Barucci, M. A.; Fulchignoni, M.; Schmitt, B.; Quirico, E.; Jaumann, R.; Stephan, K.; Longobardo, A.; Mennella, V.; Migliorini, A.; Ammannito, E.; Benkhoff, J.; Bibring, J. P.; Blanco, A.; Blecka, M. I.; Carlson, R.; Carsenty, U.; Colangeli, L.; Combes, M.; Combi, M.; Crovisier, J.; Drossart, P.; Encrenaz, T.; Federico, C.; Fink, U.; Fonti, S.; Ip, W. H.; Irwin, P.; Kuehrt, E.; Langevin, Y.; Magni, G.; McCord, T.; Moroz, L.; Mottola, S.; Orofino, V.; Schade, U.; Taylor, F.; Tiphene, D.; Tozzi, G. P.; Beck, P.; Biver, N.; Bonal, L.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Despan, D.; Flamini, E.; Formisano, M.; Fornasier, S.; Frigeri, A.; Grassi, D.; Gudipati, M. S.; Kappel, D.; Mancarella, F.; Markus, K.; Merlin, F.; Orosei, R.; Rinaldi, G.; Cartacci, M.; Cicchetti, A.; Giuppi, S.; Hello, Y.; Henry, F.; Jacquinod, S.; Reess, J. M.; Noschese, R.; Politi, R.; Peter, G., 2016, Exposed water ice on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Nature 529, 10.1038/nature16190.

Combe J.-Ph., McCord T. B., McFadden L. A., Ieva S., Tosi F., Longobardo A., Frigeri A., De Sanctis M. C., Ammannito E., Ruesch O., Palomba E., Fulchignoni M., Raymond C. A., Russell C. T., 2015, Composition of the northern regions of Vesta analyzed by the Dawn mission, Icarus 259, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.04.026.

Combe J.-Ph., Ammannito E., Tosi F., De Sanctis M. C., McCord T. B., Raymond C. A., Russell C. T., 2015, Reflectance properties and hydrated materials distribution on Vesta: Global investigation of variations and their relationship using improved calibration of Dawn VIR mapping spectrometer, Icarus 259, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.07.034.

Capaccioni, F.; Coradini, A.; Filacchione, G.; Erard, S.; Arnold, G.; Drossart, P.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Bockelee-Morvan, D.; Capria, M. T.; Tosi, F.; Leyrat, C.; Schmitt, B.; Quirico, E.; Cerroni, P.; Mennella, V.; Raponi, A.; Ciarniello, M.; McCord, T.; Moroz, L.; Palomba, E.; Ammannito, E.; Barucci, M. A.; Bellucci, G.; Benkhoff, J.; Bibring, J. P.; Blanco, A.; Blecka, M.; Carlson, R.; Carsenty, U.; Colangeli, L.; Combes, M.; Combi, M.; Crovisier, J.; Encrenaz, T.; Federico, C.; Fink, U.; Fonti, S.; Ip, W. H.; Irwin, P.; Jaumann, R.; Kuehrt, E.; Langevin, Y.; Magni, G.; Mottola, S.; Orofino, V.; Palumbo, P.; Piccioni, G.; Schade, U.; Taylor, F.; Tiphene, D.; Tozzi, G. P.; Beck, P.; Biver, N.; Bonal, L.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Despan, D.; Flamini, E.; Fornasier, S.; Frigeri, A.; Grassi, D.; Gudipati, M.; Longobardo, A.; Markus, K.; Merlin, F.; Orosei, R.; Rinaldi, G.; Stephan, K.; Cartacci, M.; Cicchetti, A.; Giuppi, S.; Hello, Y.; Henry, F.; Jacquinod, S.; Noschese, R.; Peter, G.; Politi, R.; Reess, J. M.; Semery, A., 2015, The organic-rich surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by VIRTIS/Rosetta, Science, 347, doi: 10.1126/science.aaa0628.

Ammannito E., M.C. De Sanctis, J.-Ph. Combe, A. Frigeri, R. Jaumann, A. Longobardo, H.Y. McSween, E. Palomba, F. Tosi, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, the Dawn Science Team    Compositional variations in the Vestan Rheasilvia basin, Icarus, 259, 194-202

De Sanctis M.C., J.-Ph. Combe, A. Ammannito, A. Frigeri, A. Longobardo, E. Palomba, F. Tosi, F. Zambon, K. Stephan, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, Eucritic crust remnants and the effect of in-falling hydrous carbonaceous chondrites characterizing the composition of Vesta’s Marcia region, Icarus, 259, 91-115

Frigeri, M.C. De Sanctis, E. Ammannito, D. Buczkowski, J.Ph. Combe, F. Tosi, F. Zambon, D. Rocchini, R. Jaumann, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, Mineralogic mapping of the Av-9 Numisia quadrangle of Vesta, Icarus, 259, 116-128

Frigeri, M.C. De Sanctis, E. Ammannito, F. Tosi, A. Longobardo, F. Zambon, T. McCord, J.Ph. Combe, R. Jaumann, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, The spectral parameter maps of Vesta from VIR data, Icarus, 259, 10-20

Longobardo A., Ernesto Palomba, Maria Cristina De Sanctis, Angelo Zinzi, Jennifer E.C. Scully, Fabrizio Capaccioni, Federico Tosi, Francesca Zambon, Eleonora Ammannito, Jean-Philippe Combe, Carol A. Raymond, Cristopher T. Russell, Mineralogical and spectral analysis of Vesta’s Gegania and Lucaria quadrangles and comparative analysis of their key features, Icarus, 259, 72-90

McFadden L.A., J.-Ph. Combe, E. Ammannito, A. Frigeri, K. Stephan, A. Longobardo, E. Palomba, F. Tosi, F. Zambon, K. Krohn, M.C. De Sanctis, V. Reddy, L. Le Corre, A. Nathues, C.M. Pieters, T.H. Prettyman, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, Vesta’s Pinaria region: Original basaltic achondrite material derived from mixing upper and lower crust, Icarus, 259, 150-161

Stephan K., Ralf Jaumann, Maria C. De Sanctis, Eleonora Ammannito, Katrin Krohn, Katharina Otto, Federico Tosi, Jean-Phillipe Combe, Thomas Roatsch, Klaus-Dieter Matz, Lucy A. McFadden, Frank Preusker, Carol A. Raymond, Chris T. Russell, The Sextilia-region on Asteroid 4Vesta – Stratigraphy and variegation, Icarus, 259, 162-180

Tosi F., A. Frigeri, J.-Ph. Combe, F. Zambon, M.C. De Sanctis, E. Ammannito, A. Longobardo, M. Hoffmann, A. Nathues, W.B. Garry, D.T. Blewett, C.M. Pieters, E. Palomba, K. Stephan, L.A. McFadden, H.Y. McSween, C.T. Russell, C.A. Raymond, the Science Team, Mineralogical analysis of the Oppia quadrangle of asteroid (4) Vesta: Evidence for occurrence of moderate-reflectance hydrated minerals, Icarus, 259, 129-149

Zambon F., Frigeri A., Combe J.-Ph., F. Tosi, Longobardo A., Ammannito E., De Sanctis M.C., Blewett D.T., Scully J., E. Palomba, B. Denevi, A. Yingst, C.T. Russell, C.A. Raymond, Spectral analysis of the quadrangles Av-13 and Av-14 on Vesta, Icarus, 259, 181-193

Williams D. A.; Denevi B. W.; Mittlefehldt D. W.; Mest S. C.; Schenk P. M.; Yingst R. A.; Buczkowski D. L.; Scully J. E. C.; Garry, W. B.; McCord, T. B.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Jaumann, R.; Pieters, C. M.; Nathues, A.; Le Corre, L.; Hoffmann, M.; Reddy, V.; Schäfer, M.; Roatsch T.; Preusker F.; Marchi S.; Kneissl, Thomas; Schmedemann, N.; Neukum, G.; Hiesinger, H.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Ammannito, E.; Frigeri, A.; Prettyman, T. H.; Russell, C. T.; Raymond, C. A., 2014, The geology of the Marcia quadrangle of asteroid Vesta: Assessing the effects of large, young craters, Icarus 244, 74-88, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.01.033.

Verpoorter C., V. Carrère and J.-Ph. Combe, 2014, Visible, near-infrared spectrometry for simultaneous assessment of geophysical sediment properties (water, grain size) using the Spectral Derivative – Modified Gaussian Model, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, manuscript online, DOI: 10.1002/2013JF002969

Turrini, D.; Combe, J.-Ph.; McCord, T. B.; Oklay, N.; Vincent, J.-B.; Prettyman, T. H.; McSween, H. Y.; Consolmagno, G. J.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Le Corre, L.; Longobardo, A.; Palomba, E.; Russell, C. T., 2014, The contamination of the surface of Vesta by impacts and the delivery of the dark material, Icarus, Volume 240, p. 86-102., doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.02.021

Tosi F., Capria M. T., De Sanctis M. C., Combe J.-Ph., Zambon F., Nathues A., Schröder S. E., Li J.-Y., Palomba E., Longobardo A., Blewett D. T., Denevi B. W., Palmer E., Capaccioni F., Ammannito E., Titus T. M., Mittlefehldt D. W., Sunshine J. M., Russell C. T., Raymond C. A., 2014, Thermal measurements of dark and bright surface features on Vesta as derived from Dawn/VIR, Icarus, Volume 240, p. 36-57., doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.03.017.

Palomba E.; Longobardo A.; De Sanctis M. C.; Zambon F.; Tosi F.; Ammannito E.; Capaccioni F.; Frigeri A.; Capria M. T.; Cloutis E. A.; Jaumann R.; Combe J.-Ph.; Raymond C. A.; Russell C. T., 2014, Composition and mineralogy of dark material units on Vesta, Icarus 240, 58-72, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.040.

Capria M. T.; Tosi F.; De Sanctis M. C.; Capaccioni F.; Ammannito E.; Frigeri A.; Zambon F.; Fonte S.; Palomba E.; Turrini D.; Titus T. N.; Schröder S. E.; Toplis M.; Li J.-Y.; Combe J.-Ph.; Raymond C. A.; Russell C. T., 2014, Vesta surface thermal properties map, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1438-1443, doi: 10.1002/2013GL059026.

Ammannito, E.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Capaccioni, F.; Capria, M. T.; Carraro, F.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Fonte, S.; Frigeri, A.; Joy, S. P.; Longobardo, A.; Magni, G.; Marchi, S.; McCord, T. B.; McFadden, L. A.; McSween, H. Y.; Palomba, E.; Pieters, C. M.; Polanskey, C. A.; Raymond, C. A.; Sunshine, J. M.; Tosi, F.; Zambon, F.; Russell, C. T., 2013, Vestan lithologies mapped by the visual and infrared spectrometer on Dawn, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Volume 48, Issue 11, 2185-2198, doi: 10.1111/maps.12192.

De Sanctis, M. C.; Ammannito, E.; Capria, M. T.; Capaccioni, F.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Frigeri, A.; Longobardo, A.; Magni, G.; Marchi, S.; McCord, T. B.; Palomba, E.; Tosi, F.; Zambon, F.; Carraro, F.; Fonte, S.; Li, J.-Y.; McFadden, L. A.; Mittlefehldt, D. W.; Pieters, C. M.; Jaumann, R.; Stephan, K.; Raymond, C. A.; Russell, C. T., 2013, Vesta's mineralogical composition as revealed by the visible and infrared spectrometer on Dawn, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Volume 48, Issue 11, 2166-2184, doi: 10.1111/maps.12138.

Russell, C. T.; Raymond, C. A.; Jaumann, R.; McSween, H. Y.; De Sanctis, M. C.; Nathues, A.; Prettyman, T. H.; Ammannito, E.; Reddy, V.; Preusker, F.; O'Brien, D. P.; Marchi, S.; Denevi, B. W.; Buczkowski, D. L.; Pieters, C. M.; McCord, T. B.; Li, J.-Y.; Mittlefehldt, D. W.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Williams, D. A.; Hiesinger, H.; Yingst, R. A.; Polanskey, C. A.; Joy, S. P., 2013, Dawn completes its mission at 4 Vesta, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Volume 48, Issue 11, 2076-2089, doi: 10.1111/maps.12091.

Reddy, V.; Le Corre, L.; O'Brien, D. P.; Nathues, A.; Cloutis, E. A.; Durda, D. D.; Bottke, W. F.; Bhatt, M. U.; Nesvorny, D.; Buczkowski, D.; Scully, J. E. C.; Palmer, E. M.; Sierks, H.; Mann, P. J.; Becker, K. J.; Beck, A.w W.; Mittlefehldt, D.; Li, J.-Y.; Gaskell, R.; Russell, C. T.; Gaffey, M. J.; McSween, H. Y.; McCord, T. B.; Combe J.-Ph.; Blewett, D., 2013, Corrigendum to "Delivery of dark material to Vesta via carbonaceous chondritic impacts" [Icarus 221 (2012) 544-559], Icarus 223, 632-632, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.006.

Wu, Y.; Besse, S.; Li, J.-Y.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Wang, Z.; Zhou, X. & Wang, C., 2013, Photometric correction and in-flight calibration of Chang' E-1 Interference Imaging Spectrometer (IIM) data, Icarus 222, 283-295, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.11.010.

McCord T. B., Li J.-Y., Combe J.-Ph., McSween H. Y., Jaumann R., Reddy V., Tosi F., Williams D. A., Blewett D. T., Turrini D., Palomba E., Pieters C. M., De Sanctis M. C., Ammannito E., Capria M. T. , Le Corre L., Longobardo A., Nathues A., Mittlefehldt D. W., Schröder S. E., Hiesinger H., Beck A. W., Capaccioni F., Carsenty U., Keller H. U., Denevi B. W., Sunshine J. M., Raymond C. A. & Russell C. T.,2012, Dark material on Vesta from the infall of carbonaceous volatile-rich material, Nature 491, 83-86, doi:10.1038/nature11561..

De Sanctis, M. C.; Combe J.-Ph.; Ammannito, E.; Palomba, E.; Longobardo, A.; McCord, T. B.; Marchi, S.; Capaccioni, F.; Capria, M. T.; Mittlefehldt, D. W.; Pieters, C. M.; Sunshine, J.; Tosi, F.; Zambon, F.; Carraro, F.; Fonte, S.; Frigeri, A.; Magni, G.; Raymond, C. A.; Russell, C. T.; Turrini, D., 2012, Detection of Widespread Hydrated Materials on Vesta by the VIR Imaging Spectrometer on board the Dawn Mission, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 758, Issue 2, doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/758/2/L36.

Reddy, V.; Le Corre, L.; O'Brien, D. P.; Nathues, A.; Cloutis, E. A.; Durda, D. D.; Bottke, W. F.; Bhatt, M. U.; Nesvorny, D.; Buczkowski, D.; Scully, J. E. C.; Palmer, E. M.; Sierks, H.; Mann, P. J.; Becker, K. J.; Beck, A.w W.; Mittlefehldt, D.; Li, J.-Y.; Gaskell, R.; Russell, C. T.; Gaffey, M. J.; McSween, H. Y.; McCord, T. B.; Combe J.-Ph.; Blewett, D., 2012, Delivery of dark material to Vesta via carbonaceous chondritic impacts, Icarus 221, 544-559, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.08.011..

Green, R. O.; Pieters, C.; Mouroulis, P.; Eastwood, M.; Boardman, J.; Glavich, T.; Isaacson, P.; Annadurai, M.; Besse, S.; Barr, D.; Buratti, B.; Cate, D.; Chatterjee, A.; Clark, R.; Cheek, L.; Combe J.-Ph.; Dhingra, D.; Essandoh, V.; Geier, S.; Goswami, J. N.; Green, R.; Haemmerle, V.; Head, J.; Hovland, L.; Hyman, S.; Klima, R.; Koch, T.; Kramer, G.; Kumar, A. S. K.; Lee, K.; Lundeen, S.; Malaret, E.; McCord, T.; McLaughlin, S.; Mustard, J.; Nettles, J.; Petro, N.; Plourde, K.; Racho, C.; Rodriquez, J.; Runyon, C.; Sellar, G.; Smith, C.; Sobel, H.; Staid, M.; Sunshine, J.; Taylor, L.; Thaisen, K.; Tompkins, S.; Tseng, H.; Vane, G.; Varanasi, P.; White, M.; Wilson, D., 2011, The Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) imaging spectrometer for lunar science: Instrument description, calibration, on-orbit measurements, science data calibration and on-orbit validation, Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 116, 10.1029/2011JE003797..

Cheek, L. C.; Pieters, C. M.; Boardman, J. W.; Clark, R. N.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Head, J. W.; Isaacson, P. J.; McCord, T. B.; Moriarty, D.; Nettles, J. W.; Petro, N. E.; Sunshine, J. M.; Taylor, L. A., 2010, Goldschmidt crater and the Moon's north polar region: Results from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), J. Geophys. Res., Volume 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JE003702..

Kramer, G., J.-Ph. Combe, E. M. Harnett, B. R. Hawke, S. K. Noble, D. T. Blewett, T. McCord, and T. A. Giguere, 2011, Characterization of lunar swirls at Mare Ingenii: A model for space weathering at magnetic anomalies, J. Geophys. Res., No. 116, doi:10.1029/2010JE003669..

Kramer, G., S. Besse, J. Nettles, J.-Ph. Combe, R. N. Clark, C. M. Pieters, M. I. Staid, E. Malaret, J. W. Boardman, R. O. Green, J. W. Head III, and T. McCord, 2011, Newer Views of the Moon: Comparing Spectra from Clementine and the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, J. Geophys. Res., No. 116, doi:10.1029/2010JE003728..

McCord, T., L. A. Taylor, J.-Ph. Combe, G. Kramer, C. M. Pieters, J. M. Sunshine, and R. N. Clark, 2011, Sources and physical processes responsible for OH/H2O in the lunar soil as revealed by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), J. Geophys. Res., No. 116, doi:10.1029/2010JE003711..

Wendt, L.; Gross, C.; Kneissl, Th.; Sowe, M.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Ledeit, L.; McGuire, P. C.; Neukum, G., 2011, Sulfates and iron oxides in Ophir Chasma, Mars, based on OMEGA and CRISM observations, Icarus, Volume 213, Issue 1, p. 86-103, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.02.013.

Pieters, C. M., S. Besse, J. W. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, L. Cheek, R. N. Clark, J.-Ph. Combe, D. Dhingra, J. N. Goswami, R. O. Green, J. W. Head, P. Isaacson, R. Klima, G. Kramer, S. R. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. McCord, J. F. Mustard, J. Nettles, N. E. Petro, C. Runyon, M. Staid, J. M. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, K. Thaisen, S. Tompkins, and J. Whitten, 2011, Mg-spinel lithology: A new rock type on the lunar farside, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JE003727, in press..

McCord T.B., Hansen G.B., Combe J.-Ph., Hayne P., Hydrated Minerals on Europa’s Surface: A Second Look from the Galileo NIMS investigation, 2010, Icarus 209, Issue 2, 639-650, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.05.026.

Pieters, C. M.; Goswami, J. N.; Clark, R. N.; Annadurai, M.; Boardman, J.; Buratti, B.; Combe, J.-Ph.; Dyar, M. D.; Green, R.; Head, J. W.; Hibbitts, C.; Hicks, M.; Isaacson, P.; Klima, R.; Kramer, G.; Kumar, S.; Livo, E.; Lundeen, S.; Malaret, E.; McCord, T.; Mustard, J.; Nettles, J.; Petro, N.; Runyon, C.; Staid, M.; Sunshine, J.; Taylor, L. A.; Tompkins, S.; Varanasi, P., Character and Spatial Distribution of OH/H2O on the Surface of the Moon Seen by M3 on Chandrayaan-1, Science, 2009, Volume 326, Issue 5952, pp. 568

Le Corre L., Le Mouélic S., Sotin C., Combe J.-Ph., Rodriguez S.,. Barnes J.W, Brown R.H., Buratti B.J., Jaumann R., Soderblom J., Soderblom L.A., Clark R., Baines K.H., Nicholson P.D., Analysis of a cryolava flow-like feature on Titan with high resolution Cassini/VIMS infrared images and Cassini/RADAR SAR images, 2009, Planetary and Space Science, vol. 57, Issue 7, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2009.03.005..

Adams, J.B., Gillespie A.R., Jackson M.P., Montgomery D.R., Dooley T.P., Combe J.-Ph., Scheiber Ch., Salt tectonics and collapse of Hebes Chasma, Valles Marineris, Mars, 2009, Geology vol. 37, no. 8, 691-694

McCord T.B., Hansen G.B., Combe J.-Ph., Hayne P., Hydrated Minerals on Europa’s Surface: A Second Look from the Galileo NIMS investigation, 2009, in review, Icarus

Williams, D.A., Greeley R., Manfredi L., Fergason R., Combe J.-Ph., Poulet F., Pinet P., Rosemberg C., Clenet H., McCord T.B., Raitala J., Neukum G., The Circum-Hellas Volcanic Province, Mars: Physical and compositional properties of the surface, 2009, in review, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., HRSC Special issue

Williams D. A., Greeley R., Fergason R. L., Kuzmin R., McCord T. B., Combe J.-Ph., Xiao L., Manfretti L., Pinet P., Baratoux D., Plaut J. J., Raitala J., Neukum G., and the HRSC Co-Investigator Team, The Circum-Hellas Volcanic Province, Mars: Overview, Planetary and Space Science, Mars Express Special Issue, 2008, vol.57, 895-916.

Combe J.-Ph. and McCord T. B., Investigation of the Mars Express HRSC Color Channel Calibration, Advances in Space Research, 2009, Volume 43, pages 128-137, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2008.05.008.

McCord T. B., Hayne P. G., Combe J.-Ph., Hansen G. B., CO2 on Titan’s Surface from the Cassini VIMS investigation, Geophysical Research Letters, 2008, under review

Massé M., Le Mouélic S., Bourgeois O., Combe J.-Ph., Le Deit L., Sotin C., Bibring J.-P., Gondet B., Langevin Y., and the OMEGA Science team Mineralogical composition, structure, morphology and geological history of Aram Chaos crater fill on Mars derived from OMEGA Mars Express data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2008, Volume 113, Issue E12, doi:10.1029/2008JE003131.

Combe J.-Ph., Le Mouélic S., Sotin C., Gendrin A., Mustard J. F., Le Deit L., Launeau P., Bibring J.-P., Gondet B., Langevin Y., Pinet P., and the OMEGA Science team, Analysis of OMEGA / Mars Express data hyperspectral data using a Multiple-Endmember Linear Spectral Unmixing Model (MELSUM): Methodology and first results, Planetary and Space Science, 2008, vol 56/7, 951-975, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2007.12.007.

Le Deit L., Le Mouélic S., Mège D., Bourgeois O., Combe J.-Ph., Sotin C., Gendrin A., Hauber E., Mangold N. and Bibring J.-P., Ferric oxides in East Candor Chasma, Valles Marineris (Mars) inferred from analysis of OMEGA/Mars Express data: identification and geological settings, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2008, Volume 113, Issue E7, doi: 10.1029/2007JE002950.

McCord T. B., Hayne P. G., Combe J.-Ph., Hansen G. B., Barnes J. W., Rodriguez S., Le Mouélic S., Baines K. H., Buratti B. J., Sotin C., Nicholson Ph., Jaumann R., Nelson R., and the Cassini VIMS Team, Titan’s Surface: Search for spectral diversity and composition using the Cassini VIMS investigation, Icarus, 2008, Volume 194, 212-242, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2007.08.039.

Barillé L., Méléder V., Combe J.-Ph., Launeau P., Rincé Y., Carrère V. and Morançais M., Comparative analysis of field and laboratory spectral reflectances of benthic diatoms with a modified Gaussian model approach, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Volume 343, Issue 2, 2007.

McCord T. B., Adams J. B., Bellucci G., Combe J.-Ph., Gillespie A. R., Hansen G., Hoffmann H., Jaumann R., Neukum G., Pinet P., Poulet F., and Stephan K., Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera spectrophotometric data: Characteristics and science analysis, Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 112, 2007.

Combe J.-Ph., Launeau P., Pinet P., Despan D., Harris E., Ceuleneer G., Sotin C., Mapping of an ophiolite complex by high-resolution visible-infrared spectrometry, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume 7, Issue 8, 2006.

Combe J.-Ph., Launeau P., Carrère V., Despan D., Méléder V., Barillé L. and Sotin C., Mapping microphytobenthos biomass by non-linear inversion of visible-infrared hyperspectral images, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 98, Issue 4, 2005.