. This approach is different from that employed in the Stiepen et al. Finally, note that there are no data available from June 2015.  demonstrated that the heating from atmospheric gravity waves could contribute to atmospheric escape via the Jeans escape process [Jeans, 1925]. The MAVEN NGIMS instrument undergoes final preparations for integration onto the spacecraft at Lockheed Martin. in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES), Journal of Geophysical Research The profiles from the first two sampling periods in particular show a gradual increase in temperature with height until roughly 180–190 km, where more isothermal structure is seen.  argued further contributes to phase differences between waves observed in species of difference Hi. The blue line segments show the time of the NGIMS sampling periods and the red line segments show the time of the IUVS sampling periods. From an examination of numerous periapsis profiles (not shown here), we have found that it is not possible to determine the scale height accurately in the region close to periapsis. These values are very close in magnitude. The predicted decay scale lengths vary from ~1 km for the shortest wavelengths to several hundreds of kilometers for the very longest wavelengths, as may be expected from an examination of equation 3. Nightside ionosphere of Mars: Composition, vertical structure, and variability. For apparent wavelengths beyond ~200 km, the PSD values do not vary with apparent wavelength. The amplitudes of these waves have been shown to vary significantly with location, which may be indicative of filtering by longer‐period atmospheric waves [Fritts et al., 2006] and/or the impact of various GW dissipative processes [Yiğit et al., 2008]. Geology and Geophysics, Physical For the case of Ar, used here, chemical reactions and photodissociation can be ignored, but photoionization can potentially impact the computation of a temperature from the Ar density observations. The MUV and FUV systematic uncertainties estimated from these stellar calibrations are ±30% and ±25%, respectively. The average temperature profiles produced for each of the seven sampling periods plotted with 1 sigma orbit‐to‐orbit variability can be seen in Figure 2.  in the Max Planck Institute Martian General Circulation Model (MGCM), Medvedev et al. Does age‐adjusted D‐dimer have a role in assessment of VTE recurrence rates? Again, there is a significant difference in the best fit values of λx, but similarity in the best fit values of λz. Removing this background from the observations provides an estimate of the density perturbation (ρ′ hereafter). Planets, Magnetospheric This is consistent with a transition toward the small‐wavelength approximation to equation 1. This also results in different numbers of orbits in each sampling period for both IUVS and NGIMS.  was performed at 82° north, which is beyond the region sampled by NGIMS and for winter solstice (hence, high solar‐zenith angle).  and Walterscheid et al. and The relatively small heliocentric distance should result in a greater solar EUV‐UV flux reaching Mars (assuming all else, including solar activity, is fairly constant) and thus increased thermospheric heating and warmer temperatures. The relative density perturbation amplitudes are approximately constant as a function of altitude over the range selected, which is characteristic of waves propagating through a region of moderate damping. Such a dedicated instrument intercomparison study is crucial to the confirmation and further extension of the longer‐term (solar driven) and shorter‐term (wave driven) trends in dayside temperatures first identified in the Jain et al. It is possible that this correlation is slightly lower due to the more strident solar rotation signature in the 17–22 nm irradiances than in the Lyman alpha irradiances. (e.g., Figure 3b) reveals that obvious wave features in almost all orbits of the NGIMS data. A strong net positive heating rate (over 100 K/sol) is found in both cases. (b) The segment of the orbit as function of altitude above the areoid and latitude. Geophysics, Mathematical Solar and Magnetic Control of Minor Ion Peaks in the Dayside Martian Ionosphere. Like NGIMS, IUVS scale heights decrease after Ls = 306–310. Kasprzak et al. Martian Thermospheric Response to an X8.2 Solar Flare on 10 September 2017 as Seen by MAVEN/IUVS.