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MARS | Editors

François Forget

CNRS Research Scientist (Chargé de recherche)
Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique
Paris, France


Areas of Expertise: Atmospheric dynamics and climate.

  • Bronze medal - CNRS
  • Zeldovich medal - Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
  • Member - Solar System Working Group, European Space Agency (2004-2006)
  • Member - Solar System Working Group, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (2001-2003)
  • Member - NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Review panel

Recent publications:
Encrenaz, T.; Melchiorri, R.; Fouchet, T.; Drossart, P.; Lellouch, E.; Gondet, B.; Bibring, J.-P.; Langevin, Y.; Titov, D.; Ignatiev, N.; Forget, F. A mapping of martian water sublimation during early northern summer using OMEGA/Mars Express. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 441, Issue 3, October III 2005, pp.L9-L12. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:200500171

González-Galindo, F.; López-Valverde, M. A.; Angelats i Coll, M.; Forget, F. Extension of a Martian general circulation model to thermospheric altitudes: UV heating and photochemical models. 2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 110, Issue E9, CiteID E09008. doi:10.1029/2004JE002312

Böttger, H. M.; Lewis, S. R.; Read, P. L.; Forget, F. The effects of the martian regolith on GCM water cycle simulations. 2005. Icarus, Volume 177, Issue 1, p. 174-189. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2005.02.024

Montmessin, F.; Fouchet, T.; Forget, F. Modeling the annual cycle of HDO in the Martian atmosphere. 2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 110, Issue E3, CiteID E03006. doi:10.1029/2004JE002357

Angelats i Coll, M.; Forget, F.; López-Valverde, M. A.; González-Galindo, F. The first Mars thermospheric general circulation model: The Martian atmosphere from the ground to 240 km. 2005. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 32, Issue 4, CiteID L04201. doi:10.1029/2004GL021368