ACP Team Publications


Atreya S. K., Donahue T. M. and Kuhn W. R., Evolution of a Nitrogen Atmosphere on Titan, Science, 201, 611, 1978.


Lunine J. I., Atreya, S. K. and Pollack J. B., Present State and Chemical Evolution of the Atmospheres of Titan, Triton and Pluto, in Origin and Evolution of Planetary and Satellite Atmospheres, (S. K. Atreya and J. B. Pollack, editors), University of Arizona Press, 1989.


CHASSEFIERE, E. and CABANE, M., 1991, Stratospheric depletion of CO on Titan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18 467-470.

ISRAEL, G., CABANE, M., RAULIN, F., CHASSEFIERE, E. and BOON, J.J., 1991, Aerosols in Titan's atmosphere: models, sampling techniques and chemical analysis, Ann. Geophys., 9 1-13.


BADOZ, J., LE LIBOUX, M., NAHOUM, R., ISRAEL, G., RAULIN, F. and TORRE, J.P., 1992, A sensitive cryogenic refractometer. Application to the refractive index determination of pure or mixed liquid methane, ethane and nitrogen,
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 63 2967-2973.

CABANE, M., CHASSEFIERE, E. and ISRAEL, G., 1992, Formation and growth of photochemical aerosols in Titan's atmosphere, Icarus, 96 176-189.


CABANE, M., RANNOU, P., CHASSEFIERE, E. and ISRAEL, G., 1993, Fractal aggregates in Titan's atmosphere,
Planet. Space Sci., 41 257-267.

RANNOU, P., CABANE, M. and CHASSEFIERE, E., 1993, Growth of aerosols in Titan's atmosphere and related time scales: a stochastic approach, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20 967-970.


CABANE, M. and CHASSEFIERE, E., 1995, Laboratory simulations of Titan's atmosphere: organic gases and aerosols,
Planet. Space Sci., 43 47-65.

CHASSEFIERE, E. and CABANE, M., 1995, Two formation regions for Titan's hazes: indirect clues and possible synthesis mechanims, Planet. Space Sci., 43 91-103.

RANNOU, P., CABANE, M., CHASSEFIERE, E., BOTET, R., MCKAY, C.P. and COURTIN, R., 1995, Titan's geometric albedo: role of the fractal structure of the aerosols, Icarus, 118 355-372.


RANNOU, P., CABANE, M., BOTET, R. and CHASSEFIERE, E., 1997, A new interpretation of scattered light measurements at Titan's limb, J. Geophys. Res., 102 10997-11013.

CABANE, M. and CHASSEFIERE, E., 1997, Microphysical models of Titan's aerosols,
in: Huygens: Science, Payload and mission. ESA SP-1177, 339-344.

ISRAEL, G., NIEMANN, H., RAULIN, F., RIEDLER, W, ATREYA, S., BAUER, S., CABANE, M., CHASSEFIERE, E., HAUCHECORNE, A., OWEN, T., SABLE, C., SAMUELSON, R., TORRE, J.P., VIDAL-MADJAR, C., BRUN, J.F., COSCIA, D., LY, R., TINTIGNAC, M., STELLER, M., GELAS, C., CONDE, E. and MILLAN, P., 1997, The Aerosol Collector Pyrolyser (ACP) experiment for Huygens, in: Huygens: Science, Payload and mission. ESA SP-1177, 59-84.


COLL, P., COSCIA, D., GAZEAU, M.C., SMITH, N., BENILAN, Y., PAILLOUS, P., BRUSTON, P., CERNOGORA, G., ISRAEL, G., GUILLEMIN, J.C. and RAULIN, F., 1998, Laboratory studies of Titan's atmosphere chemistry: from experimental simulations to spectroscopic determination, in: Euroconference on the Jovian system after galileo: the saturnian system before Cassini-Huygens, Nantes, France, Mai 1998, (invited paper).

CABANE, M., CERNOGORA, G., ISRAEL, G., BEZARD, B., D'HENDECOURT, L., JONES, A., DARTOIS, E., JOBLIN, C., BRACK, A., LAFAIT, J., GUERIN, M., SIGUIER, J.M. and MILLAN, P., 1998, Chambre de simulation ONERA: un nouveau moyen d'étude des atmosphères et des surfaces planétaires, in: Actes du 2ème Colloque National de Planétologie de l'INSU, Grenoble, France, 14-17 Septembre 1998, W. Kofman, J. Lilensten, B. Pibaret et I. Raynaud (ed.), 1, S3-9.


COLL, P., COSCIA, D., SMITH, N., GAZEAU, M.C., RAMIREZ, S.I., CERNOGORA, G., ISRAEL, G. and RAULIN, F., 1999, Experimental laboratory simulations of Titan's atmosphere: aerosol and gas phase, Planet. Space Sci., 47 1331-1340.

ISRAEL, G., M. CABANE, P. COLL, D. COSCIA, F. RAULIN and H. NIEMANN, 1999 The Cassini-Huygens ACP experiment and its exobiological implications, Adv. Space Res., 23, 319-331.

Atreya S. K., et al., A Comparison of the Atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn: Deep Atmospheric Composition, Cloud Structure, Vertical Mixing, and Origin, Planet Space Sci.,47, 1243, 1999.


RANNOU,P., C. FERRARI, K. RAGES, M. ROOS-SEROTE, M. CABANE, 2000, Characterization of aerosols in the detached haze layer of Titan, Icarus, 147, 267-281.

Wilson E. H. and Atreya S. K., Sensitivity Studies of Methane Photolysis and its Impact on the Hydrocarbon Chemistry in the Atmosphere of Titan, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 105, 20263, 2000.


MCKAY, C.P., COUSTENIS, A., SAMUELSON, R.E., LEMMON, M.T., LORENZ, R.D., CABANE, M., RANNOU, P. and DROSSART, P., 2001, Physical properties of the organic aerosols and clouds on Titan, Planet. Space Sci., 49 79-99.


RANNOU, P., Hourdin, F. and McKay, C.P., 2002, A wind origin for Titan's haze structure,
Nature, 418, 853-857.

ISRAEL, G., CABANE, M., BRUN, J.F., NIEMANN, H., WAY, S., RIEDLER, W, STELLER, M., RAULIN, F. and COSCIA, D., The Aerosol Collector Pyrolyser (ACP) experiment for Huygens,
Space Sci. Rev., 104, 433, 2002


Wilson E. H., Atreya S. K. and Coustenis, A., Mechanisms for the Formation of Benzene in the Atmosphere of Titan, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 108(E2), 5014, doi:10.1029/2002JE001896, 2003.

Wilson E. H. and Atreya S. K., Chemical Sources of Haze Formation in Titan's Atmosphere, Planetary and Space Science, 51, 1017-1033, 2003.

Atreya S. K., et al., Composition of the Atmosphere of Jupiter - An Update, and Implications for the Extrasolar Giant Planets, Planet Space Sci., 51(2), 105, 2003.

Atreya S. K., Composition, Clouds, and Origin of Jupiter's Atmosphere – A Case for Deep Multiprobes into Giant Planets, in "Planetary Entry Probes and Descent Trajectory Reconstruction" ESA SP-544, 2003. In press.


E. H. Wilson and S. K. Atreya, The Current State of Modeling the Photochemistry of Titan's Mutually-Dependent Atmosphere and Ionosphere , J. Geophys. Res., 109, E06002, doi:10.1029/2003JE002181, 2004.



Atmospheres and Ionospheres of the Outer Planets and their Satellites, S. K. Atreya, Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, 1986.

Origin and Evolution of Planetary and Satellite Atmospheres, S. K. Atreya and J. B. Pollack (editors), University of Arizona Press, 1989.