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Definitive KRC Publication

In 2013, Hugh H. Kieffer wrote published a complete KRC design and theory paper.

KGR Kieffer 2013

Thermal model for analysis of Mars infrared mapping (Online Article): Thorough discussion of the KRC model, its numerical basis, its uses, and comparisons to other numerical models

Supplemental Material: Datasets

Download Dataset 1: Architecture of KRC Model's structure.
Download Dataset 2: An index of Routines.
Download Dataset 3: The code associated with the Routines from Dataset 2.
Download Dataset 4: The code associated with the Routines from Dataset 2.
Download Dataset 5: The code associated with the Routines from Dataset 2.
Download Dataset 6: A makefile for the GUN compiler 4.1.2 under a Linux operating system (CentOS 5.4) with 64 bit hardware.
Download Dataset 7: The Helplist (Advanced guide for KRC users looking to create their own input parameter file).
Download Dataset 8: Sample input file showing parameter default values.
Download Dataset 9: An example of a layer table, for more information see Kieffer (2013).
Download Dataset 10: Default OnePoint master file.
Download Dataset 11: Full binary file for Dataset 12.
Download Dataset 12: Full coverage surface temperature map of Mars (Figure 10 from Kieffer (2013)).


Learn How to Use KRC


User's Guides

User's Guides

KRC 2013 Workshop PowerPoint (PDF): User's Guide to the design, architecture and theory of KRC model, with example input files and plots.


2013 KRC Conference (YouTube Videos): Seven video recordings of KRC 2013 Conference, presented by Hugh H. Kieffer.


KRC planetary surface temperatures: Helplist (PDF): Advanced guide for KRC users looking to create their own input parameter file


Planetary Orbit (PORB) User’s Guide (PDF): General User’s Guide for applying KRC applied to bodies other than Mars


The KRC Planetary ORBit (PORB) System (PDF): PORB Design Guide for advanced users


KRC version 2 and 3: Thin/deep layers and long runs (PDF): Advanced Guide on effect of spin-up, season spacing, layer thickness and model depth on model output

Updates on New Versions

Guide to KRC version 3.4, and background (PDF): User’s Guide for changes between KRC v2.4.1 and v3.4.2


KRC version v3.4.4 Update (PDF PowerPoint): Guide to changes in the v3.4 KRC series, including input file examples.


Theory Literature

Mars seasons: Development of when LS = 0 and functions for LS(t) (PDF): In-depth guide for the calculations involved with the seasonal indicator (LS)


Enumeration of Mars years and seasons since the beginning of telescopic exploration (Online Article) or (PDF): Article to clarify the methods used to generate the seasonal indicator (LS) used in KRC


Particulate thermal conduction (PDF): Theoretical and Numerical guide to discuss consolidated and unconsolidated soils


Temperature dependence of rock thermal properties (PDF): Discussion of importance of temperature dependence in the KRC numerical model

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