Publications in astronomy (planetology)

Peer reviewed article in a periodical


  1. Ivanov M.A., A.M. Abdrakhimov, E.N. Guseva, V.-P. Kostama, J. Raitala, J. Korteniemi, T. Törmänen: Morphologic characteristics of volcanic and sedimentary sequences on Mars, Solar Syst. Res., 48, 139-148, 2014 [10.1134/S003809461402004X]


  1. Korteniemi J., M. Kreslavsky: Patterned ground in martian high northern latitudes: Morphology and age constraints, Icarus, 225, 960-970, 2013 [10.1016/j.icarus.2012.09.032]
  2. Öhman T., U. Preeden: Shock metamorphic features in quartz grains from the Saarijärvi and Söderfjärden impact structures, Finland, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 48, 955–975, 2013 [10.1111/maps.12112]


  1. Krassilnikov A.S., V.-P. Kostama, M. Aittola, E. N. Guseva, O. S. Cherkashina: Relationship of Coronae, Regional Plains and Rift Zones on Venus, Planet. Space Sci., 68, 56-75, 2012 [10.1016/j.pss.2011.11.017]


  1. Badyukov D. D, A. V. Ivanov, J. Raitala, N. R. Khisina: Spherules from the Tunguska Event Site: Could They Originate from the Tunguska Cosmic Body?, Geochem. Int., 49, 641–653, 2011 [10.1134/S0016702911070032]
  2. Lahtela H., V.-P. Kostama, J. Korteniemi, J. Raitala, M. Aittola: Mapping and analysis of a chain of channeled basins in the eastern rim region of Hellas basin, Mars, Planet. Space Sci., 59, 1195-1209, 2011 [10.1016/j.pss.2010.09.009]
  3. Orloff T., M. Kreslavsky, E. Asphaug, J. Korteniemi: Boulder movement at high northern latitudes of Mars, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 116, E11006, 2011 [10.1029/2011JE003811]


  1. Aittola M., T. Öhman, J.J. Leitner, V.-P. Kostama, J. Raitala: The structural control of Venusian polygonal impact craters, Icarus, 205, 356-363, 2010 [10.1016/j.icarus.2009.08.004]
  2. Badjukov D.D., F. Brandstätter, J. Raitala, G. Kurat: Basaltic micrometeorites from Novaya Zemlya glacier, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 45, 1502-1512, 2010 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01125.x]
  3. Ivanov M.A., J. Korteniemi, V.-P. Kostama, J. Raitala, T. Törmänen, G. Neukum: Major episodes in the geologic history of western Promethei Terra, Mars, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 115, E03001 (22 pp), 2010 [10.1029/2008JE003256]
  4. Korteniemi J., J. Raitala, M. Aittola, M. A. Ivanov, V.-P. Kostama, T. Öhman, H. Hiesinger: Dike indicators in the Hadriaca Patera – Promethei Terra region, Mars, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 294, 466-478, 2010 [10.1016/j.epsl.2009.06.038]
  5. Kostama V.-P., M.A. Ivanov, J. Raitala, T. Törmänen, J. Korteniemi, G. Neukum: Evidence for multiple ice deposits on the northeastern rim of Hellas basin, Mars, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 294, 321-331, 2010 [10.1016/j.epsl.2009.11.021]
  6. Williams D.A., R. Greeley, L. Manfredi, J. Raitala, G. Neukum, the HRSC Co-Investigator Team: The Circum-Hellas Volcanic Province, Mars: Assessment of wrinkle-ridged plains, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 294, 492-505, 2010 [10.1016/j.epsl.2009.10.007]
  7. Williams D.A., R. Greeley, L. Manfredi, R. L. Fergason, J.-P. Combe, F. Poulet, P. Pinet, C. Rosemberg, H. Clenet, T. B. McCord, J. Raitala, G. Neukum, the HRSC Co-Investigator Team: Surface-compositional properties of the Malea Planum region of the Circum-Hellas Volcanic Province, Mars, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 294, 451-465, 2010 [10.1016/j.epsl.2009.11.019]
  8. Öhman T., M. Schmieder, W. H. Schwartz, E. Buchner, M. Trieloff, J. Moilanen: A Middle-Late Triassic 40Ar/39Ar age for the Paasselkä impact structure (SE Finland), Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 45, 572–582, 2010 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01041.x]


  1. Basilevsky A. T., M. Aittola, J. Raitala, J.W. Head: Venus astra/novae: Estimates of the absolute time duration of their activity, Icarus, 203, 337-351, 2009 [10.1016/j.icarus.2009.04.035]
  2. Williams D.A., R. Greeley, R.L. Fergason, R. Kuzmin, T.B. McCord, J.-P- Combe, J.W. Head, L. Xiao, L. Manfredi, F. Poulet, P. Pinet, D. Baratoux, J.J. Plaut, J. Raitala, G. Neukum, the HRSC Co-Investigator Team: The Circum-Hellas Volcanic Province, Mars: Overview, Planet. Space Sci., 57, 895-916, 2009 [10.1016/j.pss.2008.08.010 ]


  1. Helbert, J., N. Müller, P. Kostama, L. Marinangeli, G. Piccioni and P. Drossart: Surface brightness variations seen by VIRTIS on Venus Express and implications for the evolution of the Lada Terra region, Venus, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L11201, 2008 [10.1029/2008GL033609]
  2. Williams, D. A., R. Greeley, S. C. Werner, G. Michael, D. A. Crown, G. Neukum, and J. Raitala: Tyrrhena Patera: Geologic history derived from Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 113, E11005:1-14, 2008 [10.1029/2008JE003104]
  3. Öhman, T., M. Aittola, V.-P. Kostama, J. Raitala, and J. Korteniemi: Polygonal impact craters in Argyre region, Mars: Implications for geology and cratering mechanics, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 43, Nr 10, 1605-1628, 2008


  1. Aittola, M. and J. Raitala: Venusian Novae (Astra): Classification and Associations to Different Volcano-tectonic Geological Environments, Solar Syst. Res., 41, 395-412, 2007 [10.1134/S0038094607050036]
  2. Aittola, M., T. Öhman, J.J. Leitner and J. Raitala: The Characteristics of Polygonal Impact Craters on Venus, Earth Moon Planets, 101, 1-2, 41-53, 2007 [10.1007/s11038-007-9148-4]
  3. Basilevsky, A.T., M.A. Ivanov, J.W. Head, M. Aittola and J. Raitala: Landing on Venus: Past and future, Planet. Space Sci., 55, 2097-2112, 2007 [10.1016/j.pss.2007.09.005]
  4. Kostama, V.-P., M.A. Ivanov, A.T. Polit, T. Törmänen, E.B. Grosfils, J. Raitala and G. Neukum : The topographic and morphologic characteristics of Reull Vallis, Mars: Implications for the history of the Reull Vallis fluvial system, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 112, E11001, 2007 [10.1029/2006JE002848]
  5. Williams, D.A., R. Greeley, W. Zuschneid, S.C. Werner, G. Neukum, D.A. Crown, T.K.P. Gregg, K. Gwinner, J. Raitala, and the HRSC Co-Investigator Team: Hadriaca Patera: Insights into its volcanic history from Mars Express HRSC, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 112, E10004, 2007 [10.1029/2007JE002924]


  1. Basilevsky, A. T., A. V. Rodin, J. Raitala, G. Neukum, S. Werner, A. S. Kozyrev, A. B. Sanin, I. G. Mitrofanov, J. W. Head, W. Boynton and R. S. Saunders: Search for causes of the low epithermal neutron flux anomaly in the Arabia Terra region (Mars), Solar Syst. Res., 40 (5), 355-374, 2006 [10.1134/S0038094606050017]
  2. Kostama, V.-P., M. A. Kreslavsky and J. W. Head: Recent high-latitude icy mantle in the northern plains of Mars: Characteristics and ages of emplacement, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L11201, 2006 [10.1029/2006GL025946]
  3. Vishnevsky, S.A., J. Raitala, N.A. Gibsher, T. Öhman, and N.A. Palchik: Impact tuffisites of the Popigai astrobleme, Russ. Geol. Geophys., 47 (6), 715-733, 2006
  4. Öhman, T., M. Aittola, V.-P. Kostama, A. Hyvärinen and J. Raitala: Polygonal impact craters in the Argyre region, Mars: Evidence for influence of target structure on the final crater morphology, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 41 (8), 1163-1173, 2006 >>


  1. Aittola M. and J. Raitala: Coronae and Novae in the Hecate Chasma Deformation Area, Solar Syst. Res., 39 (3), 199-213, 2005 [10.1007/s11208-005-0035-0]
  2. Ivanov M.A., J. Korteniemi, V.-P. Kostama, M. Aittola, J. Raitala, M. Glamoclija, L. Marinangeli and G. Neukum : Major episodes of the hydrologic history in the region of Hesperia Planum, Mars, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 110, E12S21, 2005 [10.1029/2005JE002420]
  3. Korteniemi J., V.-P. Kostama, T. Törmänen, M. Aittola, T. Öhman, H. Lahtela, J. Raitala and G. Neukum: Complex geology of two large impact craters in Tyrrhena Terra, Mars: Detailed analysis using MEX HRSC camera data, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 110, E12S18, 2005 [10.1029/2005JE002427]


  1. Cremonese G., M.T. Capria, V. Achillic, F. Angrillid, P. Baggio, C. Barbieri, J. Baumgardner, N. Bistacchi, F. Capaccioni, A. Caporali, I. Casanova, S. De Bei, G. Forlani, S. Fornasier, D. Hunten, W.H. Ip, M. Lazzarin, I. Longhi, L. Marinangeli, F. Marzari, M. Massironi, P. Masson, M. Mendillo, B. Pain, G. Preti, R. Ragazzoni, J. Raitala, G. Salemi, M. Sgavetti, A. Sprague, E. Suetta, M. Tordi, S. Verani, J.K. Wilson, and L.Wilson: MEMORIS: a wide angle camera for the BepiColombo mission, Adv. Space Res., 33 (12), 2182-2188, 2004 [10.1016/S0273-1177(03)00448-4]
  2. Kostama V.-P. and M. Aittola: Arcuate graben of Venusian volcano-tectonic structures: The last phase of tectonic activity?, Astron. Astrophys., 428, 235-240, 2004 [10.1051/0004-6361:200400061]


  1. Badjukov D.D. and J. Raitala: Micrometeorites from the northern ice cap of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, Russia: The first occurrence, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 38, No. 3, 329-340, 2003
  2. Bondarenko N.V., M.A. Kreslavsky, and J. Raitala: Correlation of dielectric permittivity of volcanic units on Venus with age, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 108, No. E2, 7-1 to 7-17, 2003 [10.1029/2002JE001929]


  1. Aittola M. and V.-P. Kostama: Chronology of the formation processes of Venusian novae and the associated coronae, J. Geophys. Res. E: Planets, 107 (E11), 5112, 2002 [10.1029/2001JE001528]
  2. Basilevsky A.T. and J. Raitala: Morphology of selected novae (astra) from the analysis of Magellan images at Venus, Planet. Space Sci., 50, 21-39, 2002 [10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00075-7]


  1. Aittola, M. and V.-P. Kostama: Venusian Novae and Arachnoids: Characteristics, differences and the effect of the geological environment, Planet. Space Sci., 48, 1479-1489, 2000
  2. Kreslavsky, M. A., R. V. Vdovichenko, J. Raitala and Yu. G. Shkuratov: Dielectric permittivity of the tessera surface material on Venus inferred from Magellan radar data, Solar Syst. Res., 34 (5), 379-389, 2000


Peer reviewed article in a book

  1. Öhman T., M. Aittola, J. Korteniemi, V.-P. Kostama, J. Raitala: Polygonal impact craters in the Solar System: observations and implications. In Large meteorite impacts and Planetary Evolution IV, eds. Wolf Uwe Reimold and Roger L. Gibson, GSA Special Paper 465, 41pp, 2009
  2. Vishnevsky, S. and J. Raitala: Impact diamonds as indicators of shock metamorphism in strongly-reworked Pre-Cambrian impactites. In Impacts and the Early Earth, eds. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, 229-247, 2006 [10.1007/BFb0027753]
  3. Öhman, T., M. Aittola, V.-P. Kostama, and J. Raitala: The preliminary analysis of polygonal impact craters within greater Hellas region, Mars. In Impact Tectonics, eds. C. Koeberl and H. Henkel, Springer, 131-160, 2005


doctoral thesis

  1. Öhman, Teemu (2009): The structural control of polygonal impact craters >>
  2. Kostama, Petri (2006): The crowns, spiders and stars of Venus: Characterization and assessment of the geological settings of volcano-tectonic structures on Venus >>
  3. Aittola, Marko (2003): Venusian novae (astra): Characteristics, classification, and connection to other volcano-tectonic features
  4. Raitala, Jouko (1982): Tectonics of the lunar oceanus procellarum area


licentiate´s thesis

  1. Kostama, Veli-Petri (2003): Venuksen radiaalis-konsentriset litosfäärirakenteet
  2. Aittola, Marko (2001): Venuksen novat ja koronat
  3. Törmänen, Terhi (1994): Geology and tectonics of audra planitia and northern tellus regio-leda planitia region on Venus
  4. Raitala, Jouko (1978): Kuun alueellisista tektonisista rakenteista
  5. Pikkarainen, Tapani (1969): Kuun ja Merkuriuksen fotometria


master´s thesis

  1. Mustonen, Juha (2013): Jäätikkömäiset muodostumat Moreux-kraatterin ja Protonilus Mensaen alueella
  2. Peuna, Kalle (2013): Kolmen kraatterijärven geologinen analyysi Hellaksen törmäysaltaan luoteispuolella
  3. Leppänen, Leena (2012): Hellaksen törmäysaltaan itäosan morfologia ja rakenteet
  4. Pakarinen, Jari (2011): HiRISE-kuvien käsittely ja käyttö Marsin pinnan geologisten yksiköiden luokittelun apuna
  5. Rauhala, Anssi (2011): A complex history of Martian paleolakes: The case of Palos crater
  6. Hyvärinen, Matias (2010): Volcanism around Hellas basin, Mars
  7. Kukkonen, Soile (2010): Age Determination of the Fluvial Canyons on the Northeastern Rim of Hellas Planitia
  8. Pitkänen, Raimo (2010): Marsin säteilyolot ja niiden vaikutus Marsin säähän ja ilmastoon
  9. Korteniemi, Jarmo (2005): Painaumarakenteet Marsin törmäyskraattereissa
  10. Lahtela, Hanna (2003): Hellaksen törmäysaltaan ja sen vaikutusalueen muinaiset järvet Marsissa
  11. Kostama, Veli-Petri (2000): Venuksen araknoidit: Ominaisuudet, esiintyminen ja luokittelu
  12. Pääkkönen, Risto (1999): Digitaalisten planeettakuvien käyttöönotto ja käsittely
  13. Aittola, Marko (1998): Venuksen koronat: tektonismi, vulkanismi ja stratigrafia koronien ja pinnan synnyn ilmentyminä Hecate Chasman deformaatioalueella
  14. Ojala, Kai (1998): Landsat-kuvat Vuotoksen kaukokartoituksessa
  15. Lähdesmäki, Satu (1996): Kraateroitumisasteeseen perustuva planeettojen ja kuiden pinnan iänmääritystekniikka
  16. Muinonen, Petri (1994): Meteoroidisimulaatioita
  17. Hanhikorpi, Kari (1992): Akna Montes –alueen tulkinta Venera 15/16 aineistosta
  18. Törmänen, Terhi (1990): Venuksen tessera-harjannevyöhyke-alueen tektoniikka
  19. Kauhanen, Kauko (1989): Vulkaaniset ja tektoniset piirteet Marsin tulivuorissa: Alba Patera
  20. Tokkonen, Timo (1989): Kuun fotometria
  21. Satamo, Kari (1988): Gravitaatioinstabiliteetti esiplanetaarisessa kiekossa
  22. Tuomisto, Juha (1988): Pitkät jaksot pyrtötähtiesiintymissä
  23. Kallio, Veijo (1987): Taivaankappaleiden näennäisten paikkojen likimääräinen laskeminen
  24. Lindholm, Eero (1987): Planeettojen atmosfäärit ja aurinkokunnan synty
  25. Virsunen, Kari (1987): Aurinkokunnan synty
  26. Vassinen, Kari (1984): Hivenalkuaineet kuukivissä
  27. Jantunen, Heli (1979): Saturnuksen atmosfääri
  28. Niemi, Matti (1977): Kraaterien ryhmämuodostumat
  29. Raitala, Jouko (1973): Kuun selenologisia tutkimuksia
  30. Kuronen, A. (1970): Komeetat
  31. Nikander, Jukka (1969): Jupiterin planetologia
  32. Kuronen, Timo (1968): Merkuriuksen lämpötasapaino
  33. Lumme, Kari (1965): Kuun fotometrinen funktio


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