Mapping Products of Titan's Surface

  • Katrin Stephan
  • Ralf Jaumann
  • Erich Karkoschka
  • Randolph L. Kirk
  • Jason W. Barnes
  • Martin G. Tomasko
  • Elizabeth P. Turtle
  • Lucille Le Corre
  • Mirjam Langhans
  • Stéphane Le Mouélic
  • Ralph D. Lorenz
  • Jason Perry

Abstract

Remote sensing instruments aboard the Cassini spacecraft have been observed the surface of Titan globally in the infrared and radar wavelength ranges as well as locally by the Huygens instruments revealing a wealth of new morphological features indicating a geologically active surface. We present a summary of mapping products of Titan's surface derived from data of the remote sensing instruments onboard the Cassini spacecraft (ISS, VIMS, RADAR) as well as the Huygens probe (DISR) that were achieved during the nominal Cassini mission including an overview of Titan's recent nomenclature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katrin Stephan
    • 1
  • Ralf Jaumann
    • 1
  • Erich Karkoschka
    • 2
  • Randolph L. Kirk
    • 3
  • Jason W. Barnes
    • 4
  • Martin G. Tomasko
    • 2
  • Elizabeth P. Turtle
    • 5
  • Lucille Le Corre
    • 6
  • Mirjam Langhans
    • 1
  • Stéphane Le Mouélic
    • 6
  • Ralph D. Lorenz
    • 5
  • Jason Perry
    • 2
  1. 1.DLRInstitute of Planetary ResearchBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Lunar and Planetary LaboratoryUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  3. 3.U.S. Geological SurveyFlagstaffUSA
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA
  5. 5.Lorenz Johns Hopkins UniversityApplied Physics Lab.LaurelUSA
  6. 6.Mouélic Laboratoire de Planétologie et GéodynamiqueCNRS UMR6112 , Université de Nantes , 2 rue de la HoussinièreNantesFrance

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