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REMS: the environmental sensor suite for the Mars Science Laboratory rover
Gómez Elvira, J.; Armiens, C.; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Genzer, M.; Gómez, Francisco; Haberle, Robert M.; Harris, Aiden M.; Jimenez Serres, Vicente; Kahanpää, H.; Kowalski, Lukasz; Lepinette, A.; Martín, Jacques Wesley; Martínez Frías, Jesús; McEwan, I.; Mora, L.; Moreno, Jose C.; Navarro, S.; De Pablo, M.A.; Peinado, V.; Peña, A.; Polkko, J.; Ramos, Miguel; Renno, Nilton O.; Ricart, Jordi; Richardson, M.; Rodríguez Manfredi, José Antonio; Romeral, Julio; Sebastián, Eduardo M.; Serrano, Jaime; De La Torre Juárez, Manuel; Torres, Jose Antonio; Torrero, F.; Urquí, R.; Vázquez, L.; Velasco, T.; Verdasca, J.; Zorzano, M.P.; Martín Torres, Javier
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. MNT - Grup de Recerca en Micro i Nanotecnologies
The Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) will investigate environ- mental factors directly tied to current habitability at the Martian surface during the Mars Sci- ence Laboratory (MSL) mission. Three major habitability factors are addressed by REMS: the thermal environment, ultraviolet irradiation, and water cycling. The thermal environment is determined by a mixture of processes, chief amongst these being the meteorological. Ac- cordingly, the REMS sensors have been designed to record air and ground temperatures, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed in the horizontal and vertical directions, as well as ultraviolet radiation in different bands. These sensors are distributed over the rover in four places: two booms located on the MSL Remote Sensing Mast, the ultraviolet sensor on the rover deck, and the pressure sensor inside the rover body. Typical daily REMS observa- tions will collect 180 minutes of data from all sensors simultaneously (arranged in 5 minute hourly samples plus 60 additional minutes taken at times to be decided during the course of the mission). REMS will add significantly to the environmental record collected by prior missions through the range of simultaneous observations including water vapor; the ability to take measurements routinely through the night; the intended minimum of one Martian year of observations; and the first measurement of surface UV irradiation. In this paper, we describe the scientific potential of REMS measurements and describe in detail the sensors that constitute REMS and the calibration procedures
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Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria electrònica::Instrumentació i mesura
Mars (Planet) -- Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mars
Mars Science Laboratory
Meteorology
Pressure
Relative Humidity
Temperature
Ultraviolet radiation
Wind
Mart (Planeta) -- Atmòsfera
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