2006 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Christopher P. McKay spends much of his time researching Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Atmospheric sciences, Titan and Atmosphere. His study focuses on the intersection of Mars Exploration Program and fields such as Spectrometer with connections in the field of Remote sensing, Optical fiber and Telescope. His biological study deals with issues like Radiative transfer, which deal with fields such as Microphysics.
His research in Titan intersects with topics in Haze, Infrared, Troposphere and Methane. His Haze research focuses on Tholin and how it connects with Analytical chemistry. His research integrates issues of Earth science and Early Earth in his study of Atmosphere.
Christopher P. McKay mainly investigates Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Titan, Atmospheric sciences and Martian. His work carried out in the field of Astrobiology brings together such families of science as Atmosphere and Planet. His work in Mars Exploration Program is not limited to one particular discipline; it also encompasses Earth science.
His Titan study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Haze, Troposphere and Methane. His research on Atmospheric sciences often connects related topics like Radiative transfer. A large part of his Martian studies is devoted to Sample Analysis at Mars.
His primary scientific interests are in Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Sample Analysis at Mars, Martian and Environmental chemistry. As a member of one scientific family, Christopher P. McKay mostly works in the field of Astrobiology, focusing on Nitrogen and, on occasion, Titan. In his research, Chlorate is intimately related to Perchlorate, which falls under the overarching field of Mars Exploration Program.
The Sample Analysis at Mars study combines topics in areas such as Mineralogy, Quadrupole mass analyzer, Mass spectrometry, Rocknest and Pyrolysis. Christopher P. McKay studies Martian, focusing on Martian surface in particular. His Environmental chemistry research includes elements of Organic matter, Soil water and Nitrate.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Mars Exploration Program, Astrobiology, Sample Analysis at Mars, Martian and Arid. The various areas that Christopher P. McKay examines in his Mars Exploration Program study include Perchlorate, Atmosphere and Remote sensing. His Astrobiology study combines topics in areas such as Space exploration and Habitability.
Christopher P. McKay has included themes like Spectrometer, Atmosphere of Mars, Rocknest, Pyrolysis and Quadrupole mass analyzer in his Sample Analysis at Mars study. As a part of the same scientific family, Christopher P. McKay mostly works in the field of Atmosphere of Mars, focusing on Methane and, on occasion, Atmospheric sciences, Planetary Evolution and Equator. The study incorporates disciplines such as Permafrost, Soil water and Geochemistry in addition to Arid.
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Rapid calculation of radiative heating rates and photodissociation rates in inhomogeneous multiple scattering atmospheres
Owen B. Toon;C. P. McKay;T. P. Ackerman;K. Santhanam.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1989)
The thermal structure of Titan's atmosphere.
Christopher P. McKay;James B. Pollack;Régis Courtin.
Antarctic climate cooling and terrestrial ecosystem response
Peter T. Doran;John C. Priscu;W. Berry Lyons;John E. Walsh.
Mars-like soils in the Atacama Desert, Chile, and the dry limit of microbial life
Rafael Navarro-González;Fred A. Rainey;Paola Molina;Danielle R. Bagaley.
Geomicrobiology of Subglacial Ice Above Lake Vostok, Antarctica
J.C. Priscu;E.E. Adams;W.B. Lyons;M.A. Voytek.
Climatological observations and predicted sublimation rates at Lake Hoare, Antarctica.
Gary D. Clow;Christopher P. McKay;George M. Simmons;Robert A. Wharton.
Journal of Climate (1988)
H2O at the Phoenix landing site.
P. H. Smith;L. K. Tamppari;R. E. Arvidson;D. Bass.
Valley floor climate observations from the McMurdo dry valleys, Antarctica, 1986–2000
Peter T. Doran;Christopher P. McKay;Gary D. Clow;Gayle L. Dana.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2002)
Perennial Antarctic lake ice : An oasis for life in a polar desert
John C. Priscu;Christian H. Fritsen;Edward E. Adams;Stephen J. Giovannoni.
The Sample Analysis at Mars Investigation and Instrument Suite
Paul R. Mahaffy;Christopher R. Webster;Michel Cabane;Pamela G. Conrad.
Space Science Reviews (2012)
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