Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

2022

Kozakis T., et al., ‘Is Ozone a Reliable Proxy for Molecular Oxygen? I. The O2-O3 relationship for Earth-like atmospheres’, 2022, submitted to Astronomy & Astrophysics

Lowson N., et al., ‘Multi-epoch detections of the extended atmosphere and transmission spectra of KELT-9b with a 1.5m telescope’, 2022, submitted to The Astronomical Journal

Rathcke A., et al., ‘HST PanCET Program: A Flat Optical Transmission Spectrum for the Hot Jupiter WASP-101b’, 2022, submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Bello-Arufe A., Buchhave L., Mendonca J., Tronsgaard R., Heng K., Hoeijmakers H., Mayo A., ‘Exoplanet atmospheres at high resolution through a modest-size telescope’, 2022, 662, A51, Astronomy & Astrophysics [Link]

Deitrick R., Heng K., Schroffenegger U., Kitzman D., Grimm S., Malik M., Mendonca J., Morris B., ‘The THOR+HELIOS general circulation model: multi-wavelength radiative transfer with accurate scattering by clouds/hazes’, 2022,  Volume 512, Issue 3, pp.3559-3787, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society [Link]

Mendonca J., ‘Mass Transport in a Moist Planetary Climate Model’, 2022, Volume 659, A43, Astronomy & Astrophysics [Link]

Bello-Arufe A., Cabot S., Mendonca J., Buchhave L., Rathcke A., ‘Mining the Ultra-Hot Skies of HAT-P-70b: Detection of a Profusion of Neutral and Ionized Species’, 2022, Volume 163, Number 1, The Astronomical Journal [Link]

Shao W., Zhang X.,  Mendonca J., Encrenaz T., ‘Local-time Dependence of Chemical Species in the Venusian Mesosphere’, 2022, Volume 3, Number 1, The Planetary Science Journal [Link]

2021

Kopparla P., Deitrick R., Heng K.,  Mendonca J., Hammond M., ‘General Circulation Model Errors are Variable across Exoclimate Parameter Spaces’, 2021, Volume 923, Issue 1, The Astrophysical Journal Letters [Link]

Cabot S., Bello-Arufe A., Mendonca J., Tronsgaard R., Wong I., Zhou G., Buchhave L., Fischer D., Stassun K., Antoci V., Baker D., Belinski A., Benneke B., Bouma L., Christiansen J., Collins K., Goliguzova M., Hagey S., Jenkins J., Jensen E., Kidwell Jr R., Laloum D., Massey B., McLeod K., Latham D., Morgan E., Ricker G., Safonov B., Schlieder J., Seager S., Shporer A., Smith J., Srdoc G., Strakhov I., Torres G., Twicken J., Vanderspek R., Vezie M., Winn J., ‘TOI 1518b: A Misaligned Ultra-hot Jupiter with Iron in its Atmosphere’, 2021, Volume 162, Issue 5, The Astronomical Journal [Link]

Stangret M., Pallé E., Casasayas-Barris N., Oshagh M., Bello-Arufe A., Luque R., Nascimbeni V., Yan F., Orell-Miquel J., Sicilia D., Malavolta L., Addison B., Buchhave L., Bonomo A., Borsa F., Cabot A., Cecconi M., Fischer D., Harutyunyan A., Mendonca J., Nowak G., Parviainen H., Sozzetti A., Tronsgaard R., ‘The atmosphere of the ultra-hot Jupiter TOI-1431b (MASCARA-5b): No signs of atomic or molecular absorptions’, 2021, Volume 654, A73, Astronomy and Astrophysics [Link]

Rathcke A., MacDonald R., Barstow J., Goyal J., Lopez-Morales M., Mendonca J., Sanz-Forcada J., Henry G., Sing D., Alam M., Lewis N., Chubb K., Taylor J., Nikolov N., Buchhave L., ‘HST PanCET Program: A Complete Near-UV to Infrared Transmission Spectrum for the Hot Jupiter WASP-79b’, 2021, Volume 162, Issue 4, The Astrophysical Journal [Link]

Charnay B., Mendonca J., Kreidberg L., Cowan N., Taylor J., Bell T., Demangeon O., Edward B., Haswell C., Morello G., Mugnai L.; Pascale E., Tinetti G., Tremblin P., Zellem R., ‘A survey of exoplanet phase curves with Ariel’, 2021, Experimental Astronomy [Link]

Grimm S., Malik M., Kitzmann D., Guzmán-Mesa A., Hoeijmakers J., Fisher C., Mendonca J., Yurchenko S., Tennyson J., Alesina F., Buchschacher N., Burnier J., Segransan D., Kurucz R., Heng K., ‘HELIOS-K 2.0 and an Open-source Opacity Database for Exoplanetary Atmospheres’, 2021, Volume 253, Pages 30, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series [Link]

2020

Mendonca J. & Buchhave L., ‘Modelling the 3D Climate of Venus with OASIS’, 2020, Volume 496, Pages 3512-3530, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society [Link]

Deitrick R., Mendonca J.,  Schroffenegger U., Grimm S., Shang-Min T., Heng K., ‘THOR 2.0: Major Improvements to the Open-Source General Circulation Model’, 2020,  Volume 248, Issue 2, Pages 30, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series [Link]

Mendonca J., ‘Angular Momentum and Heat Transport on Tidally Locked Hot Jupiter Planets’, 2020, Volume 491, Issue 1, Pages 1456–1470, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society [Link]

2019

Malik M., Kitzmann D., Mendonca J., Grimm S., Marleau G., Linder E., Tsai S., Heng K., ‘Self-Luminous and Irradiated Exoplanetary Atmospheres Explored with Helios’, 2019, Volume 157, Issue 5, The Astronomical Journal [Link]

2018

Mendonca J., Tsai S., Malik M., Grimm S., Heng K.,  ‘Three-Dimensional Circulation Driving Chemical Disequilibrium in Wasp-43b’, 2018, Volume 869, Issue 2, The Astrophysical Journal [Link]

Mendonca J., Malik M., Demory B., Heng K., ‘Revisiting the Phase Curves of WASP-43b: Confronting Reanalyzed Spitzer Data with Cloudy Atmospheres’, 2018, Volume 155, Issue 4, The Astronomical Journal [Link]

Tsai S., Kitzmann D., Lyons J., Mendonca J.,  Grimm S., Heng K., ‘Towards Consistent Modeling of Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics in Exoplanets: Validation and Generalization of Chemical Relaxation Method’, 2018, Volume 862, Issue 1, The Astrophysical Journal [Link]

2017

Lavie B., Mendonca J., Mordasini C., Malik M., Bonnefoy, Demory B., Oreshenko M., Grimm S., Ehrenreich D. and Heng K., ‘HELIOS-RETRIEVAL: An Open-Source, Nested Sampling Atmospheric Retrieval Code, Application to the HR 8799 Exoplanets and Inferred Constraints for Planet Formation’, 2017, Volume 154, Issue 3, The Astrophysical Journal. [Link]

2016

Malik M., Grosheintz L., Mendonca J., Grimm S., Lavie B., Kitzmann D., Tsai S., Burrows A., Kreidberg L., Bedell M., Bean J., Stevenson K. and Heng K., ‘HELIOS: An Open-Source, GPU-Accelerated Radiative Transfer Code For Self-Consistent Exoplanetary Atmospheres’, 2016, Volume 153, Issue 2, The Astrophysical Journal. [Link]

Mendonca J. and Read P., ‘Exploring the Venus global super-rotation using a comprehensive Global Circulation Model’, 2016, Volume 134, pp 1-18, Planetary and Space Sciences. [Link]

Mendonca J., Grimm S., Grosheintz L., Heng K., 'THOR: A New and Flexible Global Circulation Model to Explore Planetary Atmospheres', 2016, Volume 829, Issue 2, The Astrophysical Journal. [Link]

Read P., Barstow J., Charnay B., Chelvaniththilan S., Irwin G., Knigth S., Lebonnois S., Lewis S., Mendonca J., Montabone L., 'Global energy budgets and “Trenberth diagrams” for the climates of terrestrial and gas giant planets', 2016, Volume 142, Issue 695, pp.703-720, Quaterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. [Link]

2015

Mendonca J., Read P., Wilson C., Lee C., 'A new, fast and flexible radiative transfer method for Venus general circulation models', 2015, Volume 105, p. 80-93., Planetary and Space Science. [Link]

2014

Heng K., Mendonca J., Lee J., 'Analytical Models of Exoplanetary Atmospheres. II. Radiative Transfer via the Two-stream Approximation', 2014, Volume 215, Issue 1, pp.22, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement. [Link]

2011

Mendonca J., Read P., Wilson C., Lewis S., ‘Zonal winds at high latitudes on Venus: An improved application of cyclostrophic balance to Venus Express observations’, 2011, Volume 217, Issue 2, p. 629-639, Icarus. [Link]

 

Books

Giovanna Tinetti et al., ‘Ariel: Enabling planetary science across light-years’, Ariel Definition Study Report, 147 pages. Reviewed by ESA Science Advisory Structure in November 2020. , [Link]

Lebonnois S., Lee C., Yamamoto M., Dawson J., Lewis S., Mendonca J., Read P., Parish H., Schubert G., Bengtsson L., Grinspoon D., Limaye S., Schmit H., Svedhem H., Titov D., ‘A Comparative Analysis of Simplified General Circulation Models of Venus  Atmosphere’, ISSI Venus Working Group book, Chapter 4.3, 2011.

 

Outreach in the Press

(In Danish)
Water activity in Venus and other planetary systems, Videnskab, 2021

NASA missions to Venus, DR, 2021

Phosphine in Venus, DR, 2020

 

Conference Papers

Montabone L., Mendonca J., Lebonnois S., Wilson C., 'The Sesonality of the Atmospheric Polar Vortices on Venus compared to Earth, Mars, and Titan', 2013, EPSC London, UK.

Read P., Chelvaniththilan S., Mendonca J., Lewis S., 'Comparative global energy budgets for Earth, Mars and Venus’, 2013, EPSC London, UK.

Mendonca J., Read P., Wilson C., Lee C., 'The New Oxford Planetary Unified Model System for Venus (OPUS-V)', LPI Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Lewis S., Dawson J., Read P., Mendonca J., Ruan T., Montabone L., 'Super-Rotating Jets in the Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets’, 2012, LPI Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Read P., Lewis S., Mendonca J., Montabone L., Mulholland D., Ruan T., Wang Y., 'Climate Regimes on Terrestrial Planets Within a Hierarchy of Dynamical Models’, 2012, LPI Boulder, Colorado.

Lebonnois S., Lee C., Yamamoto M., Dawson J., Lewis S., Mendonca J., Read P., Parish H., 'Weakly forced atmospheric GCMs : lessons from model comparisons’, 2011, EPSC-DPS Nantes.