Disk-averaged synthetic spectra of Mars.

@article{Tinetti2005DiskaveragedSS,
  title={Disk-averaged synthetic spectra of Mars.},
  author={Giovanna Tinetti and Victoria S. Meadows and David Crisp and William Fong and Thangasamy Velusamy and Heather Snively},
  journal={Astrobiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          461-82
        }
}
The principal goal of the NASA Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF) and European Space Agency's Darwin mission concepts is to directly detect and characterize extrasolar terrestrial (Earthsized) planets. This first generation of instruments is expected to provide disk-averaged spectra with modest spectral resolution and signal-to-noise. Here we use a spatially and spectrally resolved model of a Mars-like planet to study the detectability of a planet's surface and atmospheric properties from disk… 
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