Lunar and Planetary Institute






Lunar Science and Exploration
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration

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Peer-reviewed Research Publications

A. D. Brandon, T. J. Lapen, V. Debaille, B. L. Beard, K. Rankenburg, and C. Neal (2009) Re-evaluating the 142Nd/144Nd in lunar mare basalts with implications for the early evolution and bulk Sm/Nd of the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 6425–6445.

A. A. Nemchin, R. T. Pidgeon, D. Healy, M. L. Grange, M. J. Whitehouse, and J. Vaughn (2009) The comparative behavior of apatite-zircon U-Pb systems in Apollo 14 breccias: Implications for the thermal history of the Fra Mauro Formation. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 11, 1717–1734.

M. D. Norman, R. A. Duncan, and J. J. Huard (2010) Imbrium provenance for the Apollo 16 Descartes terrain:  Argon ages and geochemistry of lunar breccias 67016 and 67455.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 763–783.

A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange, and R. T. Pidgeon (2010) Distribution of rare earth elements in lunar zircon. American Mineralogist 95, 273–283.

S. Z. Weider, I. A. Crawford, and K. H. Joy (2010) Individual lava flow thicknesses in Oceanus Procellarum and Mare Serenitatis determined from Clementine multispectral data.  Icarus 209, 323–336.

B. T. Greenhagen, P. G. Lucey, M. B. Wyatt, T. D. Glotch, C. C. Allen, J. A. Arnold, J. L. Bandfield, N. E. Bowles, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, P. O. Hayne, E. Song, I. R. Thomas, and D. A. Paige (2010) Global silicate mineralogy of the Moon from the Diviner lunar radiometer.  Science 329, 1507–1509.

T. D. Glotch, P. G. Lucey, J. L. Bandfield, B. T. Greenhagen, I. R. Thomas, R. C. Elphic, N. Bowles, M. B. Wyatt, C. C. Allen, K. D. Hanna, and D. A. Paige (2010) Highly silicic compositions on the Moon.  Science 329, 1510–1513.

R. T. Pidgeon, A. A. Nemchin, and C. Meyer (2010) The contribution of the sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe (SHRIMP) to lunar geochronology.  Precambrian Research 183, 44–49.

K. H. Joy, I. A. Crawford, S. S. Russell, and A. T. Kearsley (2010) Lunar meteorite regolith breccias:  An in situ study of impact melt composition using LA-ICP-MS with implications for the composition of the lunar crust.  Meteoritics and Planetary Science 45, 917–946.

A. Yamaguchi, Y. Karouji, H. Takeda, L. Nyquist, D. Bogard, M. Ebihara, C.-Y. Shih, Y. Reese, D. Garrison, J. Park, G. McKay (2010) The variety of lithologies in the Yamato-86032 lunar meteorite:  Implications for formation processes of the lunar crust. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 4507–4530.

W. F. Bottke, R. J. Walker, J. M. Day, D. Nesvorny, and L. Elkins-Tanton (2010) Stochastic late accretion to the Earth, Moon, and Mars.  Science 330, 1527–1530.

A. H. Treiman, A. K. Maloy, C. K. Shearer Jr., and J. Gross (2010) Magnesian anorthositic granulites in lunar meteorites in lunar meteorites Allan Hills 81005 and Dhofar 309: Geochemistry and global significance. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 45, 163–180.

E. K. Gibson, C. T. Pillinger, and L. J. Waugh (2011) Lunar Beagle and lunar astrobiology. Earth, Moon, and Planets 107, 25–42.

K. M. O’Sullivan, T. Kohout, K. G. Thaisen, and D. A. Kring (2011) Calibrating several key lunar stratigraphic units representing 4 billion years of lunar history within Schrödinger Basin. In Recent Advances in Lunar Stratigraphy, D.A. Williams and W. Ambrose (eds.), pp. 117–128, Geological Society of America Special Paper 477, Boulder, CO.

I. A. Crawford, S. A. Fagents, K. H. Joy, and M. E. Rumpf (2011) Lunar palaeoregolith deposits as recorders of the galactic environment of the solar system and implications for astrobiology. Earth, Moon, and Planets 107, 75–86.

A. T. Basilevsky, G. Neukum, and L. Nyquist (2010) The spatial and temporal distribution of lunar mare basalts as deduced from analyses of data for lunar meteorites. Planetary and Space Science 58, 1900-1905.

K. H. Joy, R. Burgess, R. Hinton, V. A. Fernandes, I. A. Crawford, A. T. Kearsley, and A. J. Irving (2011)  Petrogenesis and chronology of lunar meteorite Northwest Africa 4472: A KREEPy regolith breccia from the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 2420–2452.

M. L. Grange, A. A. Nemchin, N. Timms, R. T. Pidgeon, and C. Meyer (2011) Complex magmatic and impact history prior to 4.1 Ga recorded in zircon from Apollo 17 South Massif aphanitic breccia 73235.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 2213–2232

J. F. Snape, K. H. Joy, and I. A. Crawford (2011) Characterization of multiple lithologies within the lunar feldspathic regolith breccia meteorite Northeast Africa 001. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 46, 1288–1312.

K. H. Joy, D. A. Kring, D. D. Bogard, D. S. McKay, and M. E. Zolensky (2011) Re-examination of the formation ages of the Apollo 16 regolith breccias. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 7208–7225.

N. E. Timms, S. M. Reddy, D. Healy, A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange, R. T. Pidgeon, and R. Hart (2012) Resolution of impact-related microstructures in lunar zircon: A preliminary shock-deformation mechanism map. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 47, 120-141.

P. D. Spudis, D. E. Wilhelms, M. S. Robinson (2011) The Sculptured Hills of the Taurus Highlands: Implications for the relative age of Serenitatis, basin chronologies and the cratering history of the Moon.  Journal of Geophysical Research 116, E00H03, doi: 1029/2011JE003903.

A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange, R. T. Pidgeon, C. Meyer (2012) Lunar zirconology. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59-2, 277 –290.

M. D. Norman, K. J. D. Adena, and A. G. Christy (2012) Provenance and Pb isotopic ages of lunar volcanic and impact glasses from the Apollo 17 landing site. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59-2, 291–306.

M. D. Norman, S. Hui, and K. Adena (2012) The lunar impact record: greatest hits and one hit wonders. Australian Space Science Conference Proceedings, in press.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, D. A. Kring, and A. Morbidelli (2012) The onset of the lunar cataclysm as recorded in its ancient crater populations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 325–326, 27-38.

T. Öhman and D. A. Kring (2012) Photogeologic analysis of impact melt-rich lithologies in Kepler crater that could be sampled by future missions.  Journal of Geophysical Research (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter special issue) 117, E00H08, doi:10.1029/2011JE003918.

O. Abramov, S. M. Wong, and D. A. Kring (2012) Differential melt scaling for oblique impacts on terrestrial planets. Icarus 218, pp. 906–916.

P. Ehrenfreund, C. McKay, J.D. Rummel, B.H. Foing, C.R. Neal, T. Masson-Zwaan, M. Ansdell, N. Peter, J. Zarnecki, S. Mackwell, M. Antionetta Perino, L. Billings, J. Mankins, and M. Race (2012) Toward a global space exploration program: A stepping stone approach. Advances in Space Research 49, 2–48.

D. Eppler, D. Ming, B. Adams, D. Archer, G. Baiden, J. Bleacher, A. Brown, W. Carey, B. Cohen, C. Condit, C. Evans, B. Garry, T. Graff, J. Gruener, J. Heldmann, K. Hodges, F. Hörz, J. Hurtado, B. Hynek, P. Isaacson, C. Juranek, K. Klaus, D. Kring, N. Lanza, S. Lederer, G. Lofgren, M. Marinova, L. May, J. Meyer, B. Monteleone, C. Morisset, S. Noble, E. Rampe, J. Rice, J. Schutt, J. Skinner, C. Tewksbury-Christle, B. Tewksbury, A. Vaughn, A. Yngst, and K. Young (2013) Desert Research And Technology Studies (DRATS) 2010 science operations: Operational approaches and lessons learned for managing science during human planetary surface missions. Acta Astronautica 90, 224–241.

K. L. Robinson, A. H. Treiman, and K. H. Joy (2012) Basaltic fragments in lunar feldspathic meteorites: Connecting sample analyses to orbital remote sensing.  Meteoritics and Planetary Science 47, 387–399.

K. H. Joy, M. E. Zolensky, K. Nagashima, G. R. Huss, D. K. Ross, D. S. McKay, and D. A. Kring, (2012) Direct detection of projectile relics from the end of the lunar basin-forming epochScience 336, 1429-1429.

G. J. Taylor, L. M. V. Martel, and P. D. Spudis (2012) The Hadley-Apennine KREEP basalt igneous province.  Meteoritics and Planetary Science 47, 861–879.

J. Flahaut, J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, C. E. Jilly, P. Sharma, A. L. Souchon, W. van Westrenen, and D. A. Kring (2012) Identification and characterization of science-rich landing sites for lunar lander missions using integrated remote sensing observations.  Advances in Space Research 50, pp. 1647–1665.

R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, and D. A. Kring (2012) Constraining the size of the South Pole-Aitken Basin impact.  Icarus 220, pp. 730-743.

A. Morbidelli, S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, and D.A. Kring (2012) A sawtooth-like timeline for the first billion years of lunar bombardment.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355–356, pp. 144–151.

I.A. Crawford, M. Anand, C. S. Cockell, H. Falcke, D. A. Green, R. Jaumann, and M. A. Wieczorek (2012) Back to the Moon: The scientific rationale for resuming lunar surface exploration.  Planetary and Space Science 74, 3–14.

R. W. K. Potter, D. A. Kring, G. S. Collins, W. S. Kiefer, and P. J. McGovern (2012) Estimating transient crater size using the crustal annular bulge: Insights from numerical modeling of lunar basin-scale impacts.  Geophysical Research Letters 39, 5 p., doi:10.1029/2012GL052981.

I.P. Wright, S. Sheridan, A.D. Morse, S.J. Barber, J.A. Merrifield, L.J. Waugh, C.J. Howe, E.K. Gibson, and C.T. Pillinger (2012) L-VRAP – A lunar volatile resource analysis package for lunar exploration.  Planetary and Space Science 74, 254–263.

J. Lasue, R.C. Wiens, S.M. Clegg, D.T. Vaniman, K.H. Joy, S. Humphries, A. Mezzacappa, N. Melikechi, R.E. McInroy, and S. Bender S. (2012) Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for lunar exploration. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets 117, E01002, 18 doi:10.1029/2011JE003898.

A. Smith et al. (60 co-authors including I.A. Crawford and K.H. Joy) (2012) Lunar Net – A proposal in response to an ESA M3 call in 2010 for a medium sized mission.  Experimental Astronomy 33. 587–644.

S.Z. Weider, B.J. Kellett, B.M. Swinyard, I.A. Crawford, K.H. Joy, M. Grande, C.J. Howe, P. Sreekumar, J. Huovelin, S. Narendranath, L. Alha, M. Anand, P.S. Athiray, N. Ahandari, J. Carter, A.C. Cook, L.C. d’Uston, V.A. Fernandes, O. Gasnault, J.N. Goswami, J.P.D. Gow, A.D. Holland, D. Koschny, D.J. Lawrence, B.J. Maddison, S. Maurice, D.J. McKay, T. Okada, C. Pieters, D. Rothery, S.S. Russell, A. Shrivastava, D.R. Smith, and M. Wieczorek (2012) The Chandrayaan-1 X-ray spectrometer first results. Planetary and Space Science 60, 217–228.

G.Y. Kramer, D.A. Kring, A.L. Nahm, C.M. Pieters (2013) Spectral and photogeologic mapping of Schrödinger basin and implications for post-South Pole-Aitken impact deep subsurface stratigraphy. Icarus 223, 131–148.

M.L. Grange, R.T. Pidgeon, A.A. Nemchin, N.E. Timms, C. Meyer (2013) Interpreting U-Pb data from primary and secondary features in lunar zircon.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 101, 112–132.

J.O. Burns, D.A. Kring, J.B. Hopkins, S. Norris, T.J.W. Lazio, and J. Kasper (2013) A lunar L2-farside exploration and science mission concept with the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and a teleoperated lander/rover.  J. Advances in Space Research 52, 306–320.

P. S. Kumar, V. Keerthi, A. S. Kumar, J. Mustard, B. G. Krishna, Amitabh, L. R. Ostrach, D. A. Kring, A. S. K. Kumar, and J. N. Goswami (2013) Gullies and landslides on the Moon:  Evidence for dry granular flows.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 118, 1–18, doi:10.1002/jgre.20043.

A.L. Fagan, C.R. Neal, A. Simonetti, P.H. Donohue, and K.M. O'Sullivan (2013) Distinguishing between Apollo 14 impact melt and pristine mare basalt samples by geochemical and textural analyses of olivine. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 106, 429–445.

A.L. Nahm, T. Öhman, and D.A. Kring (2013) Evidence for normal faulting of the Cordillera and Outer Rook Rings of Orientale Basin, the Moon: Implications for Impact Basin Formation.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 118, 16 p., doi: 10.1002/jgre.20045.

C.C. Allen, B.T. Greenhagen, K.L. Donaldson Hanna, and D.P. Paige (2012) Analysis of lunar pyroclastic deposit FeO abundances by LRO Diviner.  Journal of Geophysical Research 117, E00H28, doi:10.1029/2011JE003982.

R. W. K. Potter and G. S. Collins (2013) Numerical modeling of asteroid survivability and possible scenarios for the Morokweng crater-forming impact.  Meteoritics and Planetary Science 48, 744–757.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, B. A. Cohen, K. Wünnemann, D. A. Kring, H. Y. McSween, M. C. De Sanctis, D. P. O’Brien, P. Schenk, C. A. Raymond, and C. T. Russell (2013) High-velocity collisions from the lunar cataclysm recorded in asteroidal meteorites. Nature Geosciences, doi:10.1038/ngeo1769, published on-line 24 March 2013

R. W. K. Potter, D. A. Kring, G. S. Collins, W. S. Kiefer, and P. J. McGovern (2013) Numerical modeling of the formation and structure of the Orientale impact basin.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 118, pp. 963–979, doi:10.1002/jgre.20080.

S. Marchi, W.F. Bottke, D.P. O’Brien, P. Schenk, S. Mottola, M.C. De Sanctis, D.A. Kring, D.A. Williams, C.A. Raymond, and C.T. Russell (2013) Small crater populations on Vesta.  Planetary and Space Science, in press.

S. Marchi, C. R. Chapman, C. I. Fassett, J. W. Head, W. F. Bottke, and R. G. Strom (2013) Global resurfacing of Mercury 4.0-4.1 billion years ago by heavy bombardment and volcanism.  Nature 499, 59–61.

O. Abramov, D. A. Kring, and S. J. Mojzsis (2013) The impact environment of the Hadean Earth. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry 73, 227–248. Invited review.

R.W.K. Potter, D.A. Kring, and G.S. Collins (2013) Quantifying the attenuation of structural uplift beneath large lunar craters.  Geophysical Research Letters 40, 5615–5620.

T. D. Swindle, D. A. Kring, and J. R. Wierich (2014) 40Ar-39Ar ages of impacts involving ordinary chondrite meteorites. In Advances in 40Ar/39Ar Dating: from Archaeology to Planetary Sciences, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 378, 333–347.

Kickapoo Lunar Research Team and G. Kramer (2014) Stratified ejecta boulders as indicators of layered plutons on the Moon.  Icarus 228, 141–148.

M.D. Norman and A. A. Nemchin (2014) A 4.2 Billion Year Old Impact Basin on the Moon: U-Pb Dating of Zirconolite and Apatite in Lunar Melt Rock 67955.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 388, 387–398.

S. Elardo, C.K. Shearer, A.L. Fagan, L.E. Borg, A.M. Gaffney, P.V. Burger, C.R. Neal, and F.M. McCubbin (2014) The origin of young mare basalts inferred from lunar meteorites Northwest Africa 4734, 032, and LaPaz Icefield 02205. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 49, 261–291.

P. D. Spudis, D. J. P. Martin, and G. Kramer (2014) Geology and composition of the Orientale Basin impact melt sheet.  Journal of Geophysical Research 119, 19–29.

M. Sharp, I. Gerasimenko, L. C. Loudin, J. Liu, O. B. James, I. S. Puchtel, and R. J. Walker (2014) Characterization of the dominant impactor signature for Apollo 17 impact melt rocks.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 131, 62–80.

A.L. Fagan, K. H. Joy, D. D. Bogard, and D. A. Kring (2014) Ages of globally distributed lunar paleoregoliths and soils from 3.9 Ga to the present.  Earth, Moon, and Planets, in press.

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Extended Conference Abstracts

T. Kohout, K. O’Sullivan, A. Losiak, K. G. Thaisen, S. Weider, and D. A. Kring (2009) Scientific opportunities for human exploration in the Moon’s Schrödinger Basin. Lunar and Planetary Science XL, Abstract 1572.

A. Losiak, D. E. Wilhelms, C. J. Byrne, K. Thaisen, S.Z. Weider, T. Kohout, K.O’Sullivan, and D.A. Kring  (2009) A new lunar impact crater database. Lunar and Planetary Science XL, Abstract 1532.

D. A. Kring (2009) Targeting complex craters and multi-ring basins to determine the tempo of impact bombardment while simultaneously probing the lunar interior. In Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Targeting Meeting, pp. 71–72, LPI Contribution No. 1483, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. Invited.

M. D. Norman (2009) Lunar anorthosites as targets for exploration. In Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Targeting Meeting, pp. 82–83, LPI Contribution No. 1483, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. Invited.

D. L. Eldridge, J. Korteniemi, T. Lough, K. I. Singer, L. Werblin, and D. A. Kring (2010) Sampling the youngest and oldest mare basalts: Important lunar regions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1486.

M. E. Ennis, A. L. Fagan, J. N. Pogue, S. Porter, J. F. Snape, and D. A. Kring (2010) Lunar farside volcanism: Potential sampling localities within South Pole -Aitken Basin. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2512.

A. L. Fagan, M. E. Ennis, J. N. Pogue, S. Porter, J. F. Snape, C. R. Neal, and D. A. Kring (2010) Science-rich mission sites within South Pole-Aitken Basin, Part I: Antoniadi Crater. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2467.

A. L. Fagan, C. R. Neal, and A. Simonetti (2010) Apollo 14 olivine vitrophyres: Geochemical evidence for heterogeneous target materials. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2226.

Everett K. Gibson and Colin T. Pillinger (2010) Re-assessment of “Water on the Moon” after LCROSS. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1829.

A. A. Nemchin, M. J. Whitehouse, M.L. Grange and J.R. Muhling (2010) High U-Pb ratios in the source of low-Ti volcanic glass beads from the Apollo 14 soil. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1836.

M. L. Grange, A. A. Nemchin, and F. Jourdan (2010) Review of ages of lunar impact rocks: Implication to the timing of Serenitatis and Imbrium Impacts and the LHB model. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1275.

J. Korteniemi, D. L. Eldridge, T. Lough, L. Werblin, K. I. Singer and D. A. Kring (2010) Assessment of lunar volcanic morphological diversity: Distribution of floor-fractured craters. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1335.

J. Korteniemi, D. L. Eldridge, K. I. Singer, T. Lough, L. Werblin and D. A. Kring (2010) Volcanic landing sites on the Moon: The compact and diverse Harbinger Region. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1339.

T. Lough, J. Korteniemi, D. L. Eldridge, K. Singer, L. Werblin, and D. A. Kring (2010) Mission options to explore the flux and evolution of lunar volcanism through space and time. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2537.

C. Meyer (2010) Lunar Sample Compendium. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1016.

C.R. Neal, A. L. Fagan, and J. C. Oshrin (2010) Differentiating between pristine mare basalts and impact melts using quantitative petrography. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1647.

L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, Y. D. Reese, J. Park, D. D. Bogard, D. H. Garrison, A. Yamaguchi (2010) Lunar crustal history recorded in lunar anorthosites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1383.

A. T. Basilevsky , G. Neukum and L. Nyquist (2010) Lunar meteorites: What they tell us about the spatial and temporal distribution of mare basalts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1214.

R. T. Pidgeon, A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange and C. Meyer (2010) Evidence for a lunar “cataclysm” at 4.34 GA from Zircon U-Pb systems. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1126.

R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, D.A. Kring , W. Kiefer , P. McGovern (2010) Constraining the size of the South Pole-Aitken Basin Impact. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1700.

K. I. Singer, D. L. Eldridge, J. Korteniemi, T. Lough, L. Werblin, and D. A. Kring (2010) Using ArcGIS to identify landing sites with diverse mare basalt compositions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2520.

J. F. Snape, A. L. Fagan, M. E. Ennis, J. N. Pogue, S. Porter, C. R. Neal, and D. A. Kring (2010) Science-rich mission sites within South Pole-Aitken Basin, Part 2: Von Kármán Crater. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1857.

K.L. Robinson and A.H. Treiman (2010) Mare basalt fragments in lunar highlands meteorites: Connecting measured Ti abundances with orbital remote sensing. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 1788.

J. Gross and A.H. Treiman (2010) New insights into the complex history of lunar highlands: ALHA 81005 under reinvestigation. Lunar and Planetary Science XLI, Abstract 2180.

L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, and Y. D. Reese (2011) Dating melt rock 63545 by Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd: Age of Imbrium; SPA dress rehearsal. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1868.

A. Wittmann, T. Lapen, T. D. Swindle, and D. A. Kring (2011) Petrography and provenance of impact melt and granulite particles from the ancient regolith breccias 60016, 61135, and 66035. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2289.

M. G. Galenas, I. Gerashimenko, O. B. James, I. S. Puchtel, and R. J. Walker (2011) Continued study of highly siderophile element characteristics of Apollo 17 impact melt breccias. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1413.

C. R. Neal, P. Donohue, A. Fagan, H. Hui, and K. O'Sullivan (2011) Using quantitative petrography to distinguish between pristine basalts and impact melts from the Moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2668.

K. Joy, D. A. Kring, M. E. Zolensky, D. S. McKay, and D. K. Ross (2011) Investigating the sources and timing of projectiles delivered to the lunar surface. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2103.

W. M. Vaughan, A. Wittmann, K. H. Joy, T. Lapen, and D. A. Kring (2011) Provenance of impact melt and granulite clasts in lunar meteorite PCA 02007. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1247.

R. J. Walker, J. M. D. Day, W. F. Bottke, L. T. Elkins-Tanton, D. Nesvrny, and A. J. Irving (2011) Abundances of highly siderophile elements in diogenites compared with the mantles of the Earth, Mars, and the Moon:  Consistent with stochastic late accretion? Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1386.

S. A. Braun, A. D. Brandon, K. H. Joy, and D. A. Kring (2011) Did meteorite bombardment sample deep lunar crust?:  Major and trace element compositions of granulite clasts in lunar regolith breccia MAC 88014. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2762.

A. L. Fagan and C. R. Neal (2011) Crystallization conditions of Apollo 16 impact melts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2137.

J. T. Shafer, A. D. Brandon, T. J. Lapen, A. H. Peslier, and A. J. Irving (2011) Trace element geochemistry of a lunar granulite: Evidence from Northwest Africa 3163. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII Abstract #1508.

A. L. Nahm and D. A. Kring (2011) Evidence of normal faulting of the outer rings of Orientale Basin: Preliminary modeling results. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1172.

P. D. Spudis, D. E. Wilhelms, and M. S. Robinson (2011) Sculptured Hills: Implications for the relative age of Serenitatis, basin chronologies, and the cratering history of the Moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1365.

G. Y. Kramer, D. A. Kring, C. M. Pieters, J. W. Head III, P. J. Isaacson, R. L. Klima, T. B. McCord, J. W. Nettles, and N. E. Petro (2011) Analysis of petrologically significant regions of Schrödinger using Moon Mineralogy Mapper spectra. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1545.

T. Öhman and D. A. Kring (2011) Photogeologic analysis of impact melt-rich lithologies in the lunar crater Kepler using LROC and Kaguya data. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1177.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, D. A. Kring, and A. Morbidelli (2011) New crater counts on the lunar farside. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1192.

R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, D. A. Kring, W. S. Kiefer, and P. J. McGovern (2011) Numerical modeling of lunar multi-ring basins. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1452.

W. S. Kiefer, R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, P. J. McGovern, and D. A. Kring (2011) Thermal evolution of large lunar impact basins:  Implications for basin compensation and the duration of the lunar cataclysm. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2349.

O. Abramov, D. A. Kring, and S. J. Mojzsis (2011) Modeling of impact-induced age resetting and partial Pb-loss in zircon grains. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2674.

K. M. O'Sullivan, C. R. Neal, and A. Simonetti (2011) Investigating the lunar magma ocean hypothesis with anorthosite 15415 and troctolite 76535. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2570.

L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, Y. D. Reese, J. Park, D. D. Bogard, D. A. Garrison, and A. Yamaguchi (2011) Sm-Nd and Ar-Ar studies of Dho 908 and 489: Implications for lunar crustal history. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2368.

J. Gross, A. H. Treiman, J. Filiberto, (2011) Constraints on the geochemical variations and evolution of the lunar crust and mantle as revealed by Fe, Mn and Cr concentrations in olivine. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2805.

J. Gross, A. H. Treiman, L. Le, (2011) Unique spinel-rich lithology in lunar meteorite ALHA81005: Origin and possible connection to M3 observations of the farside highlands. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2630.

S. M. Elardo, F. M. McCubbin, C. K. Shearer Jr., and D. S. Draper (2011) Mechanisms for the depletion of Chromium in Mg-suite parental magmas. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2309.

C. N. Mercer and A. H. Treiman (2011) New lunar meteorite NWA 2996: A window into highland plutonic processes and KREEP metasomatism. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2111.

J. I. Simon, C.-Y. Shih, and L. E. Nyquist (2011) K-Ca and Rb-Sr dating of lunar granite 14321 revisited. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2754.

P. D. Spudis, P. J. McGovern, and W. S. Kiefer (2011) Large shield volcanoes on the Moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1367.

D. K. Ross, K. L. Thomas-Keprta, Z. Rahman, S. J. Wentworth, and D. S. McKay (2011) FE-SEM, FIB and TEM study of surface deposits on Apollo 15 green glass volcanic spherules. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2203.

K. M. O'Sullivan, C. R. Neal, and A. Simonetti (2011) Crystal stratigraphy of Apollo 12 basalts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2172.

P. J. McGovern and M. M. Litherland (2011) Lithospheric stress and basaltic magma ascent on the Moon, with implications for large volcanic provinces and edifices. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2587.

A. L. Fagan, C. R. Neal, and A. Simonetti (2011) Distinguishing between Apollo 14 High-Alumina basalts and olivine vitrophyres: Textural and chemical analyses of olivines. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2149.

C. C. Allen, B. T. Greenhagen, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, and D. A. Paige (2011) Remote analysis of lunar pyroclastic glass deposits by LRO Diviner. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1512.

J. F. Snape, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy and R. Burgess (2011) A petrographic study of basalt fragments in Apollo regolith sample 12003. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2020.

J. F. Snape, S. Beaumont, R. Burgess, I. A. Crawford, and K. H. Joy (2011) An evaluation of techniques used in the age and petrologic analysis of Apollo 12 basalts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2011.

S. Z. Weider, B. J. Kellett, B. M. Swinyard, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy and the C1XS team (2010) Western Oceanus Procellarum as seen by C1XS on Chandrayaan-1. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1684.

G. Kramer, S. Besse, C. Neish, J. Bandfield, T. Glotch, H. Tsunakawa, J. Haruyama, Y. Saito, Y. Ogawa, M. Ohtake, T. Matsunaga, Y. Futaana, M. Wieser, and E. Harnett (2011) New data integration towards solving the mystery of the lunar swirls. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1965.

B. L. Cooper, D. S. McKay, W. T. Wallace, and C. P. Gonzalez (2011) Fluids and their effect on measurements of lunar soil particle size distribution. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2210.

J. Lasue, R.C. Wiens, S.M. Clegg, D.T. Vaniman, K.H. Joy, S. Humphries (2011) Applicability of LIBS on the Moon: elemental analysis of lunar simulants in vacuum. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1165.

A. Wittmann, T. Hiroi, D. K. Ross, J. S. Herrin, D. Rumble III, and D. A. Kring (2011) Eucrite impact melt NWA 5218 – Evidence for a large crater on Vesta. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1984.

A. Wittmann, T. D. Swindle, A. Greshake, D. Rumble III, and D. A. Kring (2011) Geological context of the ordinary chondrite impact melt NWA 4150. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1419.

D. A. Kring, J. Balcerski, D. M. Blair, M. Chojnacki, P. H. Donohue, S. A. Drummond, J. M. Garber, M. Hopkins, M. S. Huber, S. J. Jaret, A. Losiak, A. Maier, J. Mitchell, L. Ong, L. R. Ostrach, K. M. O’Sullivan, R. W. K. Potter, S. Robbins, B. Shankar, E. K. Shea, K. N. Singer, M. Sori, S. Sturm, M. Willmes, M. Zanetti, and A. Wittmann (2011) Fold hinge in overturned Coconino sandstone and its structural displacement during the formation of Barringer Meteorite Crater (a k a Meteor Crater). Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1740.

D. A. Kring, J. Balcerski, D. M. Blair, M. Chojnacki, P. H. Donohue, S. A. Drummond, J. M. Garber, M. Hopkins, M. S. Huber, S. J. Jaret, A. Losiak, A. Maier, J. Mitchell, L. Ong, L. R. Ostrach, K. M. O’Sullivan, R. W. K. Potter, S. Robbins, B. Shankar, E. K. Shea, K. N. Singer, M. Sori, S. Sturm, M. Willmes, M. Zanetti, and A. Wittmann (2011) Asymmetrical distribution of impact ejected lithologies at Barringer Meteorite Crater (a k a Meteor Crater). Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1746.

S. Roy, R. R. Stewart, and D. A. Kring (2011) Seismic investigations at Barringer Crater, Arizona. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1644.

A. L. Souchon, J. Flahaut, P. Sharma, C. E. Jilly, J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, and D. A. Kring (2011) Suggested landing sites to study key planetary processes on the Moon:  The case of Schrödinger Basin. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1791.

J. Flahaut, J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, C. Jilly, P. Sharma, A. L. Souchon, and D. A. Kring (2011) Testing the lunar magma ocean hypothesis:  Science-rich mission sites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1844.

C. E. Jilly, J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, J. Flahaut, P. Sharma, A. L. Souchon, and D. A. Kring (2011) Lunar landing sites to explore the extent of KREEP and its significance to key planetary processes. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1270.

J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, J. Flahaut, C. E. Jilly, P. Sharma, A. L. Souchon, and D. A. Kring (2011) Mission strategies for determining the vertical extent and structure of the lunar megaregolith. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1405.

P. Sharma, J.-F. Blanchette-Guertin, C. E. Jilly, J. Flahaut, A. L. Souchon, and D. A. Kring (2011) Identifying lunar landing sites for sampling lower crust and mantle material. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1579.

R. W. K. Potter , P. Donohue, Z. E. Gallegos, N. P. Hammond, and D. A. Kring (2011) Multi-ring basins: Where and how to best determine their structure. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1445.

Z. Gallegos, P. Donohue, N. Hammond, R. W. K. Potter, and D. A. Kring (2011) Maunder Crater: A case study of a landing site designed to fulfill multiple NRC (2007) science objectives. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1958.

G. E. Lofgren, N. S. Todd, S. K. Runco, and W. L. Stefanov (2011) Apollo lunar sample photographs: Digitizing the moon rock collection. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #1867.

A. J. Shaner, S. Shipp, J. Allen, D. A. Kring (2011) Educating the next generation of lunar scientists. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2794.

F. Hörz, J. Gruener, G. Lofgren, J.A. Skinner Jr., J. Graf, M. Seibert, and the DRATS Science Team (2011) The traverse planning process for the DRATS 2010 analog field simulations.  Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2054.

F. Hörz, C. Evans, D. Eppler, M. Gernhardt, W. Bluethmann, J. Graf, S. Bleisath, and the DRATS Science Team (2011) Crew field notes: A new tool for planetary surface exploration.  Lunar and Planetary Science XLII, Abstract #2113.

O. Abramov, D. A. Kring, and S. J. Mojzsis (2012) Modeling of impact-induced age resetting and partial Pb-loss in zircon grains. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4042.

D. Bogard (2012) LHB evidence on asteroids. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4001.

M. G. Galenas, J. G. Liu, and R. J. Walker (2012) 187Os/188Os and highly siderophile element characteristics of Apollo 16 and 17 impact-melt breccias. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4003.

K. H. Joy, M. E.  Zolensky, D. K. Ross, D. S. McKay, and D. A. Kring (2012) Direct detection of projectile relics on the moon. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4035.

W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, and D. A. Kring (2012) The collapse of super-isostasy: The thermal evolution of large lunar impact basins and a volcanic intrusion model for lunar mascon gravity anomalies. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4026.

D. A. Kring, T. D. Swindle, and R. J. Walker (2012) New insights of early bombardment processes from accretion through the basin-forming epoch. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4015.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, D. A. Kring, and A. Morbidelli (2012) Two populations of early lunar impactors as recorded in its ancient crater populations. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4018.

T. Niihara, L. Schaffer, and D. A. Kring (2012) Petrology of the impact melt clasts in 60016, ancient regolith breccia. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4016.

M. D. Norman and A. A. Nemchin (2012) Large impacts at 4.2 GA from Uranium-lead dating of lunar melt breccias. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4013.

R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, and D. A. Kring (2012) Thermal conditions during the lunar basin-forming epoch: Insights from the numerical modeling of lunar basin-forming impacts. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4009.

R. J. Walker, M. Touboul, and I. S. Puchtel (2012) Application of the 182Hf-182W isotope system to constraining the timing of late accretion to the earth and moon. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4004.

N. E. B. Zellner, T. D. Swindle, J. W. Delano (2012) Understanding the significance of lunar sample data for interpreting lunar impact history. Early Solar System Impact Bombardment II, Abstract #4011.

O. Abramov and S. J. Mojzsis (2012) Modeling of impact ejecta temperatures on the earth and the moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2723.

C. C. Allen, B. T. Greenhagen, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, D. Z. Oehler, and D. A. Page (2012) Derivation of FEO abundances in lunar pyroclastic deposits using LRO diviner. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1504.

S. M. Baloga, L. S. Glaze, P.D. Spudis (2012) Inferred lunar boulder distributions at decimeter scales. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1647.

D. C. Barker and J. E. Snow (2012) Phenocryst growth and compositional inhomogeneity of Apollo 17 glass spherules. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2926.

B. L. Cooper, D. S. McKay, R. L. Fruland, and C. P. Gonzalez (2012) Laser diffraction techniques replace sieving for lunar soil particle size distribution data. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2900.

S. T. Crites, S. Quintana, A. Przepiórka, C. Santiago, T. Trabucchi, D. A. Kring (2012) Lunar landing sites that will enhance our understanding of regolith modification processes. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1086.

K. Cronberger and C. R. Neal (2012) The textural pristinity of KREEP basalts: The role of impact melting and volcanic eruptions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2203.

J. Davenport and C. R. Neal (2012) Revisiting the lunar magma ocean crystallization: Creating a unified hybrid model. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1546.

 M. Ebihara, S. Sekimoto, A. Yamaguchi, L.Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, J. Park, and K. Nago (2012) Geochemistry of lunar highland meteorites Mil 090034, 090036, and 090070. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2003.

D. B. Eppler and Desert RATS Science Operations Team (2012) Managing science operations during planetary surface, operations at long light delay-time targets: The 2011 Desert RATS Test. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2175.

A. L. Fagan and C.R. Neal (2012a) Negative Eu anomalies in plagioclase: KREEP-like contaminant of impact melt. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1426.

A. L. Fagan and C. R. Neal (2012b) Apollo 11-type basalts from Apollo 16: A new type of High-Ti basalt? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1429.

M. Galenas, K. Righter, L. Danielson, K. Pando, and R. J. Walker (2012) Experimental study of the partitioning of siderophile elements in a crystallizing lunar magma ocean. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2270.

D. J. Gombosi, S. L. Baldwin, E. B. Watson, T. D. Swindle, J. W. Delano, W.G. Roberge (2012) Argon diffusion in lunar impact glass. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2364.

J. Gross, A. H. Treiman, and C. Mercer (2012) Sinking the lunar magma ocean: New Evidence from meteorites and the return of serial magmatism. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2306.

T. Hiroi, H. Kaiden, K. Misawa, H. Kojima, K. Uemoto, M. Ohtake, T. Arai, S. Sasaki, H. Takeda,

L. E. Nyquist, and C.-Y. Shih (2012) Diversity in the visible-NIR absorption band characteristics of lunar and asteroidal plagioclase. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1168.

E. R. Jawin, W. S. Kiefer, B. Bussey, J. T. Cahill, M. D. Dyar, C. I. Fassett, S. Lawrence, and P. D. Spudis, (2012) The relationship between radar scattering and surface roughness of lunar volcanic domes. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1333.

E.R. Jawin, W.S. Kiefer, B. Bussey, J.T. Cahill, M.D. Dyar, C.I. Fassett, and P.D. Spudis (2012) Analyzing the evolution of surface roughness of lunar mare. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1343.

K. H. Joy, K. Nagashima, G. R, Huss, M. E. Zolensky, and D. A. Kring (2012) Mineral chemistry and oxygen isotope analysis of a chondritic projectile in lunar meteorite Pecora Escarpment 02007. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1021.

 J. J. Kent, A. D. Brandon, T. J. Lapen, A. H. Peslier, A. J. Irving, and D. M. Coleff (2012) In Situ chemical characterization of mineral phases in lunar granulite meteorite Northwest Africa 5744. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2559.

 W. S. Kiefer, R. J. Macke, D. T. Britt, A. J. Irving, and G. J. Consolmagno (2012) Regional variability in the density of lunar mare basalts and implications for lunar gravity modeling. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1642.

G. Y. Kramer, T. Öhman, A. L. Nahm, P. J. McGovern (2012) Pre- and post- impact influences on Schrӧdinger Basin’s structural geology. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1734.

D. A. Kring, W. W. Mendell, A. J. Shaner, S. S. Shipp, and J. D. Tygielski (2012) The Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program: Plugging students into the lunar science and exploration pipeline. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2814.

D. A. Kring, S. Cole, K. Craft, S. Crites, T. Gaither, C. Jilly, M. Lemelin, M. Roseburg, L. Seward, E. Song, J. F. Snape, M. Talpe, K. Thaisen, M. Veto, M. Wielicki, F. Williams, E. Worsham, and J. Garber (2012) Extensional faulting of the overturned Coconino ejecta layer and emplacement of fallback breccia at Barringer Meteorite Crater (a.k.a. Meteor Crater). Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1618.

 D. A. Kring, O. Abramov, and S. Marchi (2012) Impact melt production during the basin-forming epoch. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1615.

 S. J. Lawrence, J. D. Stopar, B. R. Hawke, B. L. Jolliff, M. S. Robinson, P. D. Spudis, and T. A. Giguere (2012) Characterizing volcanic cones in the Marius Hills region. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2432.

M. Lemelin, C. E. Roberts, D. M. Blair, K. D. Runyon, D. Nowka, D. A. Paige, P. D. Spudis and D. A. Kring (2012) Finding volatiles on the lunar surface: An innovative multi-source ARCGIS-based approach. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1067.

J. G. Liu, M. G. Galenas, I. S. Puchtel, and R. J. Walker (2012) Late heavy bombardment of the moon: Evidence from Os isotope and highly siderophile element characteristics of lunar impact-melt breccias. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2366.

 J. G. Liu, R. D. Ash and R. J. Walker (2012) Fractionation and remobilization of siderophile elements in metal grains of Apollo 16 lunar impact-melt breccia 67095. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2683.

R. J. Macke, W. S. Kiefer, D. T. Britt, A. J. Irving, and G. J. Consolmagno (2012) Density and porosity of Apollo lunar basalts and breccias. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1299.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, B. A. Cohen, M. C. De Sanctis, K. Wuennemann, H. Y. McSween, D. P. O’Brien, P. Schenk, C. Raymond, and C. Russell (2012) A new interpretation of 40Ar- 39Ar ages of eucrites and implications for Vesta’s collisional history. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2167.

P. J. McGovern (2012) An intrusive origin for lunar mascons: Magma ascent theory, gravitational signatures, and tests for GRAIL. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2937.

J. A. McGovern, D. B. J. Bussey, B. T. Greenhagen, D. A. Paige, J. T. S. Cahill, M. Siegler, and P. D. Spudis (2012) Mapping and characterization of non-polar permanent shadows on the lunar surface. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2550.

C. R. Neal and A. L. Fagan (2012) Petrogenesis of Apollo 16 impact melts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2248.

T. Niihara and D. A. Kring (2012) Petrology of the centimeter-size impact melt clasts in ancient regolith breccia 60016. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1229.

M. D. Norman and A. A. Nemchin (2012) Heavy bombardment of the moon at ~4.2 Ga: Evidence from ages of lunar melt breccias and zircons. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1368.

M. D. Norman, N. E. B. Zellner, and K. Adena (2012) A new approach to dating lunar spherules using U-Th-Pb chemical ages. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1370.

L. E. Nyquist, C. -Y. Shih, and Y. D. Reese (2012) Redetermination of the Sm-Nd age and initial εNd of lunar troctolite 76535: Implications for lunar crustal development. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2416.

T. Öhman, G. Y. Kramer, and D. A. Kring (2012) Spectral analysis of the distribution of impact melt-rich lithologies in the lunar crater Kepler using M3 data. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2257.

K. M. O’Sullivan, C.R. Neal, and A. Simonetti (2012) A crystal stratigraphy approach to understanding melt evolution in the Apollo 12 ilmenite suite basalts. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2431.

R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, D. A. Kring (2012) Further modeling of lunar multi-ring basin formation: Insights into thermal conditions during the lunar basin-forming epoch. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1383.

K. E. Powell, P. J. McGovern, and G. Y. Kramer (2012) Olivine detections at the rim of Crisium basin with Moon Mineralogy Mapper. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1689.

A. Przepiórka, S. Crites, S. Quintana, C. Santiago, T. Trabucchi, and D. A. Kring (2012) Tycho Crater: A potential landing site to study a diversity of regolith processes and space weathering. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1387.

S. Quintana, S. Crites, A. Przepiórka, C. Santiago, T. Trabucchi, and D. A. Kring (2012) Moscoviense Basin: A landing site to study science goals associated with lunar regolith processes and space weathering. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1215.

C. E. Roberts, D. M. Blair, M. Lemelin, D. Nowka, K. D. Runyon, D. A. Paige, P. D. Spudis, and D. A. Kring (2012) The potential for volatiles in the intercrater highlands of the lunar north pole. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1371.

K. D. Runyon, D. M. Blair, M. Lemelin, D. Nowka, C. E. Roberts, D. A. Paige, P. Spudis, D. A. Kring (2012) Volatiles at the lunar south pole: A case study for a mission to Amundsen. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1619.

L. A. Schaffer, T. Niihara, and D. A. Kring (2012) Petrology of an impact melt clast from lunar regolith breccia 60016. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract # 1174.

A. J. Shaner, C. Shupla, S. Shipp, J. Allen, D. A. Kring, E. Halligan, and K. LaConte (2012) Bringing you the moon: Lunar education efforts of the center for lunar science and education. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2603.

B. J. Shaulis, M. Righter, T. J. Lapen, R. L. Korotev, A. J. Irving, and S. M. Kuehner (2012) Baddeleyite chronology of Northwest Africa 6950: A 3.1 Ga lunar olivine gabbro paired with NWA 2977 and the cumulate mare gabbro lithology in NWA 773. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2236.

C.-Y. Shih, L. E. Nyquist, and Y. Reese (2012) Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd isotopic studies of lunar green and orange glasses. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1606.

S. T. Simmons, T. J. Lapen (2012) Trace element geochemistry of Apollo sample 78236: Potential connections with other MG-suite norites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2622.

P. D. Spudis, S. M. Baloga, L.S. Glaze, V. Dixit, S.M. Pantone, and I. Juvanescu (2012) Radar scattering and block size properties of lunar crater ejecta from Mini-RF and LROC NAC data. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1461.

H. Takeda, H. Nagaoka, M. Ohtake, S. Koybayashi, A. Yamaguchi, T. Morota, Y. Karouji, J. Haruyma, M. Katou, T. Hiroi, and L. E. Nyquist (2012) Comparisons of mineralogy of lunar meteorites possible from the farside and the Kaguya remote sensing data to reconstruct the earliest anorthositic crust of the moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1379.

T. W. Thompson, E. A. Ustinov, P. D. Spudis, and B. W. Fessler (2012) Modeling of radar backscatter from icy and rough lunar craters. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1069.

B. J. Thomson, D. B. J. Bussey, J. T. S. Cahill, C. D. Neish, R. Kirk, G. W. Patterson, R. K. Raney, and P. D. Spudis (2012) Excess numbers of enhanced CPR craters in the lunar polar regions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #2104.

M. Touboul, J. G. Liu, J. O’Neil, I. S. Puchtel and R. J. Walker (2012) Time constraints on late accretion to the Earth and moon, and new evidence for early mantle differentiation derived from coupled investigations of W and OS isotope compositions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1923.

T. Trabucchi, S. Crites, A. Przepiórka, S. Quintana, C. Santiago, D. A. Kring (2012), Identifying regions of interest needed to characterize the diverse physical properties of the lunar regolith. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1679.

D. Trang, J. J. Gillis-Davis, B.R. Hawke, P.J. Issacson, and P.D. Spudis (2012) The geology of the Plato region of the moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1792.

A. H. Treiman and J. Gross (2012) Abundant apatite in granulite 79215: Spoor of another volatile-rich lunar fluid. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1223.

A. H. Treiman and J. Gross (2012) Lunar cordierite-spinal troctolite: Igneous history, and volatiles. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1196.

R. J. Walker and M. Touboul (2012) Improved constraints on the relative timing of metal segregation in the early solar system using coupled W-Os isotopes. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1166.

N. E. B. Zellner and M. D. Norman (2012)  Compositions and ages of Apollo 15 lunar impact and volcanic glasses: First results. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, Abstract #1711.

D.A. Kring (2012) Using the Moon to Explore the Evolution of the Entire Solar System, European Lunar Symposium Programme and Abstract Volume, pp. 66–67.

J. Gross, A. H. Treiman and C. N. Mercer (2012) Lunar Feldspathic Meteorites: Constraints on the Geology of the Lunar Farside Highlands, and the Origin of the Lunar Crust. Second Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust, Abstract #9021.

Kickapoo Lunar Research Team G. Y. Kramer (2012) Stratified Ejecta Boulders as Indicators of Layered Plutons on the Lunar Nearside. Second Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust, Abstract #9029. 

W. S. Kiefer, R. J. Macke, D. T. Britt, A. J. Irving, G. J. Consolmagno (2012) Density and Porosity of Lunar Feldspathic Rocks and Implications for Lunar Gravity Modeling. Second Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust, Abstract #9006.

G. Y. Kramer, D. A. Kring, and C. M. Pieters (2012) Deep Crust/Mantle Mineralogy Exposed in the Uplifted Peak Ring and Basin Wall of Schrodinger. Second Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust, Abstract #9013.

D. A. Kring (2012) Impact Modification of the Lunar Highlands Crust During the Basin-Forming Epoch. Second Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust, Abstract #9028.

O. Abramov, D. A. Kring and S. J. Mojzsis (2013) Assessing impact melt volumes calculated with diverse analytical and numerical methods. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2231.

C. C. Allen, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, C. M. Pieters, D. P. Moriarty, B. T. Greenhagen, K. A. Bennett, G. Y. Kramer and D. A. Paige (2013) Pyroclastic deposits in floor-fractured craters—A unique style of lunar basaltic volcanism? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1220.

R. Andreasen, S. T. Simmons, M. Righter and T. L. Lapen (2013) Lutetium-Hafnium and Samarium-Neodymium systematics of Apollo 17 Sample 78236: Age and the importance of thermal neutron fluence on the Lutetium-Hafnium System. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2887.

R. M. G. Armytage and A. Brandon (2013) A non-chondritic earth as the result of collisional erosion in the giant impact: Contraints from existing lunar 142Nd data.

D. D. Bogard (2013) Analysis of thermal conditions required to reset Ar-Ar Ages. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1022.

J. W. Boyce, Y. Guan, A. H. Treiman, J. P. Greenwood, J. M. Eiler and C. Ma (2013) Volatile components in the moon: Abundances and isotope ratios of Cl and H in lunar apatites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2851.

M. Chandnani, G. Y. Kramer, B. Fessler, T. Öhman and D. A. Kring (2013) Deep crustal lunar lithologies exposed in the south-western peak ring of the Schrӧdinger Basin. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1938.

G. S. Collins (2013) Numerical simulations of complex crater formation with dilatancy: Implications for gravity anomalies of lunar and terrestrial craters. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2917.

G. Cooper, F. Horz, A. Oleary and S. Chang (2013) The impact and oxidation survival of selected meteoritic compounds: Signatures of asteroid organic material on planetary surfaces. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 1868.

J. Davenport and C. R. Neal (2013) LMO theory, reverse modeling, KREEP, and ground truth: Clues to the bulk LMO composition? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2885.

S. M. Elardo, C. K. Shearer, A. L. Fagan, L. E. Borg, A. M. Gaffney, P. V. Burger, C. R. Neal and F. M. McCubbin (2013) The origin of young mare basalts inferred from lunar meteorites NWA 4734, NWA 032, and LAP 02205. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2762.

A. L. Fagan, K. H. Joy and D. A. Kring (2013) Trapped 40AR/36AR closure ages of Apollo 15 regolith samples lithified over the past 3 billion years. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2392.

A. L. Fagan, Clive R. Neal, Sky P. Beard and T. D. Swindle (2013) Bulk composition and 40AR-39AR age dating suggests impact melt sample 67095 may be exotic to the Apollo 16 site. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 3075.

R. A. French, J. J. Barnes, J. M. Garber, W. D. Poole, B. Y. Tian, P. H. Smith and D. A. Kring (2013) Sample return landing sites that can provide information on the composition, structure, and evolution of the lunar interior. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 2914.

M. L. Grange, A. A. Nemchin, R. T. Pidgeon, R. E. Merle and N. E. Timms (2013) What lunar zircon ages can tell? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 1884.

J. Gross, A. H. Treiman and H. C. Connolly Jr. (2013) A new subgroup of amphibole-bearing R-chondrites: Evidence from the new R-chondrite MIL 11207. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2212.

H. Hui and C. R. Neal (2013) Alternative interpretations for the reversed zoning in plagioclase of alkali anorthosite 14305,303. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 2880.

H. Hui, A. Peslier and C. R. Neal (2013) Evidence for a “wet” early moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1830.

D. M. Hurwitz and D. A. Kring (2013) Composition and structure of the South Pole-Aitken basin impact melt sheet. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2224.

K. H. Joy (2013) Trace elements in lunar plagioclase as indicators of source lithology. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1033.

Kickapoo Lunar Research Team and G. Y. Kramer (2013) Stratified ejecta boulders as indicators of layered plutons on the lunar nearside. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1246.

G. Y. Kramer, B. Jaiswal, B. R. Hawke and T. A. Giguere (2013) The basalts of Mare Frigoris. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2947.

S. J. Lawrence, G. J. Taylor and M. D. Norman (2013) Trace element geochemistry of mineral clasts in Apollo 16 impact melt breccias. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2848.

K. M. Lehman, G. Y. Kramer, R. G. Mayne and W. S. Kiefer (2013) Composition analysis of the Marius Hills volcanic complex using Diviner lunar radiometer experiment and moon mineralogy mapper. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1225.

J. G. Liu and R. W. Walker (2013) Multiple impactors evidenced in Apollo 16 lunar impact-melt breccias. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1837.

C. L. McLeod, A. D. Brandon, T. J. Lapen, J. T. Shafer, A. H. Peslier and A. J. Irving (2013) The petrology and geochemistry of feldspathic granulitic breccia NWA 3163:Implications for the lunar crust. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2003.

R. E. Merle, A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange and M. J. Whitehouse (2013) Stratigraphy of the Fra Mauro Formation defined by U-Pb zircon ages of breccia samples from Apollo 14 landing site. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1833.

A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Norman, R. A. Zeigler and M. L. Grange (2013) Constraining the flux of impactors postdating heavy bombardment using U-PB ages of impact glasses. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1834.

T. Niihara, S. P. Beard, T. D. Swindle and D. A. Kring (2013) Evidence for multiple impact melt clasts in Apollo 16 ancient regolith breccias: Support for late stage heavy bombardment of the Moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2083.

M. D. Norman and J. Roberts (2013) Metal particles in Apollo 17 impact melt breccias: Textures and highly siderophile element compositions. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1802.

K. M. O’Sullivan and C. R. Neal (2013) Crystal stratigraphy of lunar troctolite 76535: Implications for Mg-suite origins and evolution. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2658.

J. Park, L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, G. F. Herzog, A. Yamaguchi, N. Shirai, M. Ebihara, F. N. Lindsay, J. Delaney, B. Turrin, C. Swisher III (2013) Late bombardment of the lunar highlands recorded in MIL 090034, MIL 090036 and MIL 090070 lunar meteorites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 2576.

R. T. Pidgeon, M. L. Grange and A. A. Nemchin (2013) 1950 Ma annealing of radiation damage in a complex zircon from an Apollo 15 breccia. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1819.

W. D. Poole, B. Tian, R.A. French, J. Garber, J. J. Barnes, P. H. Smith, D. A. Kring (2013) Anchoring a geophysical network around the A33 moonquake nest to explore the interior structure and thermal evolution of the Moon. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1513.

R. W. K. Potter, D. A. Kring and G. S. Collins (2013) The attenuation of structural uplift, with depth, beneath impact structures. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2802.

K. Righter, L. Danielson, K. Pando, G. Shofner, and C.-T. Lee (2013) Modelling of equilibrium between mantle and core: Refractory, volatile, and highly siderophile elements. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 2358.

S. E. Roberts and C. R. Neal (2013) Petrography is still relevant! Examination of lunar melt rocks to determine formation and evolution. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2570.

A. J. Shaner, C. Shupla, S. Shipp, J. Allen and D. A. Kring (2013) Evaluating the High School lunar Research Projects Program. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2464.

M. Sharp, L. Loudin, O.B. James, I.S. Puchtel and R. J. Walker (2013) Characterizing the dominant impactor signature of Apollo 17 impact melt rocks and metals. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1280.

V. L. Sharpton (2013) Ejecta thickness and target uplift measurements from lunar crater rims. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2789.

B. J. Shaulis, M. Righter, T. J. Lapen and A. J. Irving (2013) 3.1 Ga crystallization age of magnesian and ferroan gabbro lithologies in lunar meteorites Northwest Africa 773, 3170, 6950 and 7007, and evidence for 3.95 Ga components in NWA 773 polymict breccia. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1781.

M. C. Smith and P. D. Spudis (2013) Geological map of the Nectaris basin and its deposits. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1248.

 J. F. Snape, L. Alexander, I. A. Crawford and K. H. Joy (2013) Basaltic regolith sample 12003,314: A new member of the Apollo 12 feldspathic basalt suite? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 1044.

P. D. Spudis and M. C. Smith (2013) Stratigraphy and composition of Nectaris basin deposits. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1483.

K. L. Thomas-Keprta, S. J. Clemett, D. K. Ross, L. Le, Z. Rahman, D. S. McKay, E. K. Gibson and C. Gonzalez (2013) Complex indigenous organic matter embedded in Apollo 17 volcanic black glass surface deposits. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract # 2103.

B. Y. Tian, W. D. Poole, J. M. Garber, R. A. French, P. H. Smith, J. J. Barnes and D. A. Kring (2013) Landing sites optimized for geophysical studies of the structure and thermal state of the lunar interior. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1629.

N. E. Timms, S. M. Reddy, A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange, R. T. Pidgeon, P. A. Bland, G. Benedix, K. A. Dyl, M.-A. Kaczmarek and F. Jourdan (2013) Applications of electron backscatter diffraction to lunar and other extraterrestrial samples. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1942. 

A. H. Treiman, J. W. Boyce, J. Gross, Y. Guan, J. M. Eiler and E. M. Stolper (2013) Apatite in Granulite 79215: Geochemistry of a lunar metasomatic fluid. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #1567.

A. Wittmann and R. L. Korotev (2013) Iron-Nickel(-Cobalt) metal in lunar rocks revisited. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #3035.

A. Wittmann, R. L. Korotev, B. L. Jolliff (2013) Feldspathic granulite clasts in lunar meteorite shişr 161 – cumulates from a differentiated basin melt sheet? Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2061.

N. E. B. Zellner, M. D. Norman and F. Jourdan (2013) Compositions and ages of Apollo 15 lunar impact and volcanic glasses: Next Results. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2539.

M. Zolensky, T. Mikouchi, K. Hagiya, K. Ohsumi, M. Komatsu, P. Jenniskens, L. Le1, Q.-Z. Yin, Y. Kebukawa, M. Fries (2013) The nature of C Asteroid regolith from meteorite observations. Lunar and Planetary Science XLIV, Abstract #2179.

I.A. Crawford, S.A. Fagents, M.E. Rumpf, and K.H. Joy (2013) Early Solar System records preserved in lunar paleoregolith deposits. European Planetary Science Congress 2013, EPSC Abstracts, vol. 8, Abstract #EPSC2013-1100.

P.D. Spudis (2013) Composition of the Impact Melt Sheets of the Orientale and Nectaris Impact basins.  European Planetary Science Congress 2013, EPSC Abstracts, vol. 8, Abstract #EPSC2013–758.

D.A. Kring (2013) Exploring the Schrödinger and South Pole-Aitken Basins on the Lunar Farside.  European Planetary Science Congress 2013, EPSC Abstracts, vol. 8, Abstract #EPSC2013-714.

D. M. Hurwitz and D. A. Kring (2014) Destinations for sampling impact produced by the South Pole-Aitken basin impact event. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1398.   

R. W. K. Potter and D. A. Kring (2014) Collisional erosion: Consequences for the Young Earth. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2230.

O. Abramov, D. A. Kring, S. J. Mojzsis (2014) Predictions of crustal age-resetting by impact bombardments on Earth. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2491.

A. L. Gullikson, N. M. Curran, N. J. Potts, J. K. Dhaliwal, M. Leader, R. Rege, and D. A. Kring (2014) Traverse and station options for a robotic sample return to Schrödinger basinLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2082.

N. M. Curran, A. L. Gullikson, N. J. Potts, J. K. Dhaliwal, M. Leader, R. Rege, and D. A. Kring (2014) A robotic sample return mission to the northern portion of the Schrödinger basin peak ringLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1475.

N. J. Potts, A. Gullikson, N. M. Curran, G. Chang, J. K. Dhaliwal, M. K. Leader, R. N. Rege, and D. A. Kring (2014) Mapping solar irradiance within Schrödinger basin for future robotic sample return missionsLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1835.

M. K. Leader, R. N. Rege, N. J. Potts, A. L. Gulikson, N. M. Curran, J. K. Dhaliwal, and D. A. Kring (2014) Velocity of a rover as a function of slope of lunar terrainLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2683.

C. M. Altomare, A. L. Fagan, D. A. Kring (2014) Eolian deposits of pyroclastic volcanic debris in Meteor CraterLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1448.

S. P. Beard, D. A. Kring, C. E. Isachsen, T. J. Lapen, M. E. Zolensky, and T. D. Swindle (2014) Ar-Ar analysis of Chelyabinsk: Evidence for a recent impactLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1807.

T. J. Lapen, D. A. Kring, M. E. Zolensky, R. Andreasen, M. Righter, T. D. Swindle, and S. P. Beard (2014) Uranium-lead isotope evidence in the Chelyabinsk LL5 chondrite meteorite for ancient and recent thermal eventsLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2561.

A. L. Fagan, K. H. Joy, D. D. Bogard, and D. A. Kring (2014) Investigating a potential impact pulse in the Earth-Moon system ~2 Ga.  Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1907.

L. Alexander, J. F. Snape, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy, and S.S. Russell (2014)  A petrological and geochemical analysis of lunar basaltic fines 12070,891 and 12030,187. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1149.

A. Calzada-Diaz, K. H. Joy, I. A. Crawford, and T. A. Nordheim (2014) Matching regolith breccia and soil compositions using Lunar Prospector data. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1424.

N. M. Curran, K. H. Joy, and R. Burgess (2014) Determining the Regolith Histories of Lunar Meteorites. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1467.

J. F. Snape, R. Burgess, K. H. Joy, L. Ruzie, and I. A. Crawford (2014) Non-basaltic fragments in the Apollo soil sample 12003 Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1974.

S. E. Roberts and C. R. Neal (2014) Taking off the potassium coat:  A new hypothesis for VHK petrogenesis. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1282.

J. D. Davenport, C. R. Neal, G. A. Snyder, D. Bolster, and J. Longhi (2014) Forward, reverse and FXMOTR modeling of the LMO: A new look at the bulk composition of the LMO Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1112.

S. E. Roberts and C. R. Neal (2014) New insights into VHK petrogenesis through the quantitative textural analysisLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1279.

C. R. Neal and J. D. Davenport (2014) Trace element evolution of the lunar magma ocean, the origin of KREEP, and the influence of garnet. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1181.

J. Davenport, J. Longhi, C. R. Neal, B. Joliff, and D. Bolster (2014) Simulating planetary igneous crystallization evironments (SPICES): A suite of igneous crystallization programs. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1111.

P. H. Donohue, C. R. Neal, R. E. Stevens, and R. A. Ziegler (2014) Crystal stratigraphy of two basalts from Apollo 16: Unique crystallization of picritic basalt 60603,10-16 and very-low-titanium basalt 65703,9–13. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2648.

T. Haber, M. D. Norman, V. C. Bennett, and F. Jourdan (2014) Formation Ages, Cogenetic Relations and Formation Processes of a Set of Apollo 16 Impact Melt Rocks. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1693.

M. D. Norman, T. R. Ireland, and L. Cousins (2014) U-Pb Ages and Chemical Compositions of Apollo 11 Regolith Glasses. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1756.

D. J. P. Martin and P. D. Spudis (2014) New Geological Map of the Lunar Orientale Basin.  Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1368.

P. D. Spudis and D. J. P. Martin (2014) Composition of the Deposits of the Lunar Orientale BasinLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1469.

J. A. Skinner Jr., D. B. Eppler, J. E. Bleacher, W. Feng, J. Gruener, D. M. Hurwitz, B. Janoiko, and P. Whitson (2014) Comparing and reconciling traditional field and photogeologic mappig techniques:  Lessons from the San Francisco Volcanic Field, ArizonaLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2913.

W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, R. W. K. Potter, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. Besserer, G. S. Collins, J. W. Head III, D. M. Hurwitz, K. Miljkovic, F. Nimmo, R. J. Phillips, D. E. Smith, J. M. Soderblom, G. J. Taylor, M. A. Wieczorek, and M. T. Zuber (2014) The contribution of impact melt sheets to lunar impact basin gravity anomaliesLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2831.

Y. Sonzogni and A. H. Treiman (2014) Petrology of a very-low titanium basalt (or picrite) clast in lunar highland regolith breccia 15295. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #1030.

J. W. Boyce, F. M. McCubbin, S. Tomlinson, A. H. Treiman, and J. P. Greenwood (2014) Equilibrium-exchange hygrometry and a solution to the lunar apatite paradox. Lunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2096.

J. E. Bleacher, D. B. Eppler, J. A. Skinner, C. A. Evans, W. Feng, J. E. Gruener, D. M. Hurwitz, P. Whitson, and B. Janoiko (2014) Mapping planetary volcanic deposits:  Identifying vents and distinguishing between effects of eruption conditions and local lava storage and release on flow field morphologyLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2504.

D. E. Eppler, J. Bleacher, C. Evans, W. Feng, J. Gruender, D. Hurwitz, B. Janoiko, J. Skinner, and P. Whitson (2014) Comparing geologic data sets collected by planetary analog traverses and by standard geologic field mapping:  Implications for planetary exploration planningLunar and Planetary Science XLV, Abstract #2078.

 

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Conference Abstracts

D. A. Kring, T. D. Swindle, A. Wittmann (2009) The Lunar Cataclysm Hypothesis and implications for the entire solar system. Paper 135-1, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 41, no. 7, p. 363.

G. E. Lofgren, F. Hörz, M. S. Bell, B. A. Cohen, D. B. Eppler, C. A. Evans, J. E. Gruener, K. V. Hodges, J. M. Hurtado, B. M. Hynek, D. A. Kring, P. Lee, D. W. Ming, and J. W. Rice (2009) Science support room operations during Desert RATS 2009. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2031.

C. Meyer (2009) The Lunar Sample Compendium. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 34.

C. Neal (2009) The Lunar Exploration Roadmap: Progress and future work. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 142.

C. Neal (2009) The next mission after ILN: Report from the LPSC “Next Mission” Community Forum. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 147.

K. Righter (2009) Lunar Meteorite Compendium: A resource for the lunar science community. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 157.

N. Todd (2009) Apollo lunar rock sample photographs. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 156.

J. T. Shafer, C. Hall, T. J. Lapen, and A. D. Brandon (2010) Northwest Africa 3163: A window into the deep lunar crust? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 74, Suppl. 1, p. A939.

R. J. Walker, I. S. Puchtel, J. M. D. Day, M. G. Galenas, and A. D. Brandon (2010) Clues to the formation of the terrestrial planets from highly siderophile elements.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 74, Suppl. 1, p. A1093.

K. H. Joy, D. A. Kring, D. D. Bogard, M. E. Zolensky, and D. S. McKay (2010) Reexamination of the formation ages of Apollo 16 regolith breccias. 73rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5227.

K. H. Joy, G. J. Taylor, G. R. Huss, K. Nagashima, I. A. Crawford (2010) An unusual magnesian troctolitic gabbro in lunar meteorite Mac 88105: An Example of new rock types found in lunar meteorites. 73rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5426.

J. Gross and A. H. Treiman (2010) “Massif” anorthosites in ALHA81005: Possible origin from a diapir? 73rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5435.

A. L. Fagan and C. R. Neal (2010) Apollo 16 impact melt vs basalt: Textural and chemical analyses.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 74, Suppl. 1, p. A276.

L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, D. D. Bogard, and A. Yamaguchi (2010) Lunar crustal history from isotopic studies of lunar anorthositesGlobal Lunar Science Conference, Abstract 5909.

L. E. Nyquist, C.-Y. Shih, Y. D. Reese, J. Park, D. D. Bogard, D. H. Garrison, A. Yamaguchi, and K. H. Joy (2010) Implications for lunar crustal evolution from Y-86032 and Dho 908. Papers presented to the Thirty-third Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites.

G. S. Collins, R. W. K. Potter, D. A. Kring, W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern (2010) Modelling the South Pole-Aitken Basin Impact.  Nördlingen 2010: The Ries Crater, the Moon, and the Future of Human Space Exploration.  Abstract 7023.

K. H. Joy, D. A. Kring, D. D. Bogard, M. E. Zolensky, and D. S. McKay (2010) Formation age of the Apollo 16 regolith breccias: Implications for accessing the bombardment history of the Moon.  Nördlingen 2010: The Ries Crater, the Moon, and the Future of Human Space Exploration.  Abstract 7037.

T. Kohout, K. O’Sullivan, K. G. Thaisen, and D. A. Kring (2010) Exploring key lunar stratigraphic units representing 4 billion years of lunar history within Schrödinger Basin. Nördlingen 2010: The Ries Crater, the Moon, and the Future of Human Space Exploration.  Abstract 7031.

D. A. Kring (2010) What can astronauts learn from terrestrial impact craters for operations on the Moon and Mars? Nördlingen 2010: The Ries Crater, the Moon, and the Future of Human Space Exploration.  Abstract 7036. Invited paper.

C. Allen (2010) LRO Diviner soil composition measurements – Lunar sample “ground truth". NLSI Forum, Abstract #43.

C. Allen (2010) Lunar sample reference suite :  “Ground Truth”  for instrument development and testing. NLSI Forum, Abstract #37.

J. Allen (2010) Lunar sample education disk program – Space rocks for classrooms, museums, science centers and libraries. NLSI Forum, Abstract #208.  

A. Fagan (2010) Apollo 16 sample 60635: Evidence for assimilated KREEP-rich material? NLSI Forum, Abstract #214.

W. B. Garry and the Desert RATS Team (2010) Strategies for planetary geologic studies and surface science operations with a pressurized rover: NASA Desert RATS 2009. NLSI Forum, Abstract #53.

E. K. Gibson (2010) Re-Assessment of “Water on the Moon” after LCROSS. NLSI Forum, Abstract #31. To be presented by David Draper

D. Kring (2010) Mission design and astronaut training needed to determine the impact flux on the Moon and throughout the inner solar system. NLSI Forum, Abstract #175.  

C. Neal (2010) Impact melt or pristine basalt?  The application of quantitative petrography to lunar basalts. NLSI Forum, Abstract #184.  

K. O’Sullivan (2010) Investigating the petrogenesis of the Apollo 12 pigeonite basalt suite. NLSI Forum, Abstract #202.

S. Shipp (2010) Developing the vision for lunar science and exploration education and public outreach. NLSI Forum, Abstract #235.

P. Spudis (2010) Results for the poles of the Moon from Mini-SAR, Chandrayaan-1 mission. NLSI Forum, Abstract #85.  

D. A. Kring (2010) The Moon – A guiding light for space exploration. Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, Abstract # 3055.

I. A. Crawford, S . A. Fagents, M. E. Rumpf, and K. H. Joy (2010) Astronomical and astrobiological records preserved in lunar palaeoregolith deposits. European Planetary Science Congress 2010. Abstract #735.

J. F. Snape, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy, R. Burgess, and A. D. Beard (2010) A petrographic study of basalt fragments in Apollo regolith sample 12003 – Preliminary results. European Planetary Science Congress 2010. Abstract #713.

P. H. Donohue, R. W. K. Potter, Z. Gallegos, N. Hammond, C. R. Neal, and D. A. Kring (2011) The importance of lunar sample return in determining the nature of ejecta processes. The Importance of Solar System Sample Return Missions to the Future of Planetary Science, Abstract #5035.

A. L. Nahm, R. A. Schultz, and D. A. Kring, (2011) Forward mechanical modeling of the Rupes Recta normal fault in eastern Mare Nubium, the Moon. European Geosciences Union annual meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 3–8, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 13, EGU2011-8785.

C. C. Allen, B. T. Greenhagen, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, and D. A. Paige (2011) Remote analysis of FeO in lunar pyroclastic glass deposits by LRO Diviner. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 253.

A. L. Fagan and C. R. Neal (2011) A unique petrogenesis for impact melt samples around the Apollo 16 lunar module. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 358.

G. Y. Kramer and D. A. Kring (2011) Integrated spectral and geomorphological analysis of the Schrödinger Basin. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 260.

G. Y. Kramer, R. Christoffersen, R. Clark, J.-P. Combe, L.  Keller, D. A. Kring, T. McCord, S. Noble, N. Petro, and C. Pieters (2011) The new lunar water debate: Surface phenomenon vs. internal processing. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 472.

C. R. Neal (2011) Planetary science from the Moon outlined for the decade 2013-2022. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 465.

C. R. Neal, A. L. Fagan, P. Donohue, and K. M. O’Sullivan (2011) A non-destructive technique to distinguish impact melts from pristine basalts. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 466.

K. M. O’Sullivan and C. R. Neal (2011) Investigating the lunar magma ocean crystallization hypothesis with ferroan anorthosite15415 and troctolite 76535. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 414.

T. Öhman, G. Y. Kramer, and D. A. Kring (2011) Impact melt-rich lithologies in lunar crater Kepler. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 257.

P. Spudis (2011) New insights into lunar multi-ring impact basins. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 393.

P. Spudis and A. R. Lavoie (2011) Using the resources of the Moon to create a permanent, cislunar space faring system. NLSI Forum, Abstract # 336.

L. Alexander, J. F. Snape, I. A. Crawford, K.H. Joy, and R. Burgess R. (2011) A study of the mineralogy and textures of basalt fines from Apollo 12 regolith sample 12023,155.  74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Abstract #5084.

K. H. Joy, D. A. Kring, and M.E. Zolensky (2011) Petrography of lunar meteorites Dhofar 925 and 961. 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Abstract #5100.

A. T. Kearsley, C.L. Smith, J. Spratt, G. K. Benedix, A. Hunt, S.S. Russell, and K.H. Joy (2011) Meteorite polished sections: X-ray map imagery for documentation, curation and ‘virtual loan’ of irreplaceable materials. 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Abstract #5280.

D. A. Kring, O. Abramov, S. M. Wong (2011) Calculating impact melt volumes produced by non-vertical impacts on the Earth, Moon, and Mars.  74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Abstract #5501.

C. C. Allen, B. T. Greenhagen, K. L. Donaldson Hanna. D. A. Paige (2011) Analysis of lunar pyroclastic glass deposit FeO abundances by LRO Diviner. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2022.

B. J. Bussey, J.T.S. Cahill, J.A McGovern, A. Green, P.D. Spudis (2011) Landing site selection based on polar illumination analysis. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2029.

D. B. Eppler and the 2010 Desert RATS Science Operations Team (2011) The 2010 Desert RATS science operations test: Outcomes and lessons learned. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2049.

K. H. Joy, D. A. Kring, M. E. Zolensky, D. K. Ross, D. S. McKay (2011) Projectile fragments in ancient lunar regolith breccias: Exploring the sources and temporal record of lunar impacts. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2036.

K. H. Joy, D. K. Ross, M. E. Zolensky, D. A. Kring (2011) Reconnaissance element mapping of lunar regolith breccias. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2007.

D. A. Kring (2011) Developing an integrated, multi-institutional approach for studies of fundamental planetary processes on the moon: The Giant Impact, Lunar Magma Ocean, and Lunar Cataclysm Hypotheses. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2017.

C.K. Shearer, C.R. Neal, R. Christoffersen , L. P. Keller, S. J. Clemett, and S.K. Noble (2011) Exploring a “New” Moon now and preparing for future lunar exploration. A consortium study of “Special” lunar samples. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2006.

C. R. Neal (2011) Establishing a lunar geophysical network for exploration and solar system science. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2052.

C. D. Neish, S. Besse, G. Kramer, W. Farrell, C. Pieters, M. Horanyi, Y. Pendleton (2011) Virtual swirls: Highlights from NLSI’s first workshop without walls. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2034.

P. D. Spudis and T. Lavoie (2011) Using the resources of the moon to create a permanent, cislunar space faring system. Annual Meeting of LEAG (Lunar Exploration Analysis Group), Abstract #2021.

D. A. Kring and O. Abramov (2011) Impact melt volumes in oblique impacts on the Earth, Moon, and Mars. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract #69-4.

C. R. Neal, A. L. Fagan, K. O’Sullivan, P. Donohue (2011) Non-destructive identification of lunar impact melts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract #69-7.

O. Abramov, S. M. Wong, D. A. Kring (2011) Differential melt scaling for oblique impacts on terrestrial planets. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P31A-1694.

A. Dove, A. Poppe, C. Neish, A. Fagan, H. Fuqua, G. Y. Kramer, and M. Horanyi (2011) LunGradCon: The Lunar Graduate Conference. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #ED43D-06.

A. Fagan and C. R. Neal (2011) Anomalous plagioclase compositions from Apollo 16 impact melts: Modifications of impact melts on the lunar surface. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P11I-06.

J. Gross and A. H. Treiman (2011) Distinct assemblages of lunar anorthosites: Implications for the lunar magma ocean, and the source regions of lunar meteorites. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P13D-1701.

H. Hui, C. R. Neal, and J. G. Oshrin (2011) Petrogenesis of Apollo 14 High-Al basalts: Constraints of Rb-Sr isotope and trace element data, 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract # P11A-1593.

W. S. Kiefer (2011) A planetary geophysicist does EPO: Lessons learned along the way (Invited). 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #ED31C-08.

W. S. Kiefer, P. J. McGovern, R. W. K. Potter, G. S. Collins, D. A. Kring (2011) The collapse of super-isostacy: Volcanic intrusions as an alternative model for lunar mascon gravity anomalies (Invited). 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P33G-02.

G. Y. Kramer, A. Nahm, P. J. McGovern, D. A. Kring (2011) Lunar pyroclastic eruptions: Basin volcanism’s dying gasps. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P31E-1732.

S. Marchi, W. F. Bottke, D. A. Kring, and A. Morbidelli (2011) The onset of the lunar cataclysm as recorded in its crater populations. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P11I-03.

P. J. McGovern, K. Powell, G. Y. Kramer, and M. Litherland (2011) Stress-enhanced magma ascent at the margins of large impact basins in the solar system. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P31E-1736.

J. F. Rapp and D. S. Draper (2011) Fractional crystallization of the lunar magma ocean. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P14A-09.

A.J. Shaner, S. S. Shipp, J. S. Allen, D. A. Kring (2011) Moon 101: Introducing students to lunar science and exploration. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #ED13B-0820.

T. W. Thompson, E. A. Ustinov, P. Spudis, and B. Fessler (2011) Modeling radar scatter from icy and young rough lunar craters. 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #P13D-1734.

I. Crawford (2012) Astrobiology on the Moon, European Lunar Symposium Programme and Abstract Volume, p. 23.

K. Joy (2012) Advancements in Lunar Science from Studies of Lunar Meteorites, European Lunar Symposium Programme and Abstract Volume, pp. 52-53.

T.D. Swindle, B. L. Jolliff, D. A. Papanastassiou, and C. K. Shearer (2012) MoonRise: Sample Return from South Pole-Aitken Basin, European Lunar Symposium Programme and Abstract Volume, p. 114.

D. A. Kring (2012) Using the Moon to explore early solar system bombardment.  Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Australia, Australian Geosciences Council, Abstract #3990, Invited.

T. Niihara, S. P. Beard, T. D. Swindle, and D. A. Kring (2013) Evidence for late stage heavy bombardment from centimeter-sized impact melt clasts in Apollo 16 regolith brecciasJapan Geoscience Union Meeting, Abstract PPS24–13.

K. H. Joy, S. Messenger, M. E. Zolensky, D. R. Frank, and D. A. Kring (2013) Bench Crater Meteorite: Hydrated Asteroidal Material Delivered to the Moon. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5315.

D. A. Kring, T. D. Swindle, and M. E. Zolensky (2013) Brecciated Chelyabinsk Near-Earth Asteroid and its Catastrophic Air Burst. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5224.

M. D. Norman, A. A. Nemchin, M. L. Grange, R. A. Zeigler, M. J. Whitehouse, J. R. Muhling, and R. E. Merle (2013) U-Pb Ages and Compositions of Apollo 14 Regolith Glasses. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5163.

A. H. Treiman and J. Gross (2013) Basalt Related to Lunar Mg-Suite Plutonic Rocks: A fragment in Lunar Meteorite. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5183.

A. Wittmann, R. L. Korotev, B. L. Jolliff, and T. J. Lapen, Trace Element Composition of Impact Melts in Lunar Meteorite Shişr 161. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Abstract 5262.

A.L. Fagan, K.H. Joy, D.D. Bogard, and D.A. Kring (2013) Trapped Ar-40/Ar-36 Closure Ages of Lunar Regolith Breccias: 3.9 Ga to Present. NLSI Forum 2013.

D. Hurwitz and D.A. Kring (2013) Differentiation of the South Pole – Aitken basin impact melt sheet. NLSI Forum 2013.

D.A. Kring (2013) Geology: Impacts & Geophysics Overview - In a Lunar Classroom – Lessons to be Learned about Impact Cratering and the Collisional Evolution of the Solar System (Invited). NLSI Forum 2013.

R.W. Potter, D.A. Kring, and G.S. Collins (2013) Modeling the attenuation of structural uplift beneath large lunar craters. NLSI Forum 2013.

P.D. Spudis (2013) Future Prospects Overview: Lunar Volatiles: The Next Steps in their Characterization and Use (Invited). NLSI Forum 2013.

A.H. Treiman, Boyce J.W., Gross J., Guan Y., Eiler J., and Stolper E.M. (2013) A piece of the lunar volatile cycle: Impact-induced metasomatism of lunar granulite 79215. NLSI Forum 2013.

D.M. Hurwitz, M. Zanetti, M.P. Lucas, D. Anders, G. Kramer, O. Thomson5, D. A. Kring, G.R. Osinski (2013) A Nested or Composite Shatter Cone Structure in the South Range of Sudbury. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3111.

W.S. Kiefer, R.W.K. Potter, P.J. McGovern, G. S. Collins, and D.A. Kring (2013) Thermal Evolution of Lunar Impact Basins and Implications for Mascon Formation. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3009.

D.A. Kring, G.Y. Kramer, and R.W.K. Potter (2013) Interpreting the Depth of Origin of the Schrӧdinger Peak Ring and Implications for Other Impact Basins. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3069.

D.A. Kring, J.O. Burns, J.B. Hopkins, S. Norris, and T.J.W. Lazio (2013) Exploration of the Schrӧdinger Peak-Ring Basin on the Lunar Farside. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3105.

G.R. Osinski, L. Ferrière, D.A. Kring, D. Anders, K. Armstrong, D. Baker, M. Bamberg, C. Beddingfield, T. Gaither, T. Harrison, M.S. Huber, D. Hurwitz, S. Jaret, G. Kramer, Y. Kuriyama, M. Lucas, C.L. Marion, C. Mercer, C. Mount, C. Neish, A. Nuhn, L. Ostrach, A. Pickersgill, E. Pilles, R.W.K. Potter, A. Ryan, M. Sharp, N. Swartz, O. Thomson, M. Veto, M.M. Wielicki, S. Wright, and M. Zanetti (2013) Revisiting the Distribution and Properties of Shatter Cones at the Sudbury Impact Structure, Canada. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3061.

R.W.K. Potter, D.A. Kring, G.S. Collins, W.W. Kiefer, and P.J. McGovern (2013) Orientale Basin: Formation Processes and Structure Inferred from Hydrocode Modeling. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3026.

J.R. Weirich, A. Wittmann, C.E. Isachsen, D. Rumble, T.D. Swindle, and D.A. Kring (2013) Miller Range 05029: Evidence for a Large Impact onn the L Chondrite Parent Body >4.5 Ga. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Abstract 3062.

C.R. Neal (2013) Why we Want/Need to Go to the Moon with HumansWorkshop on Golden Spike Human Lunar Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Abstract #6029.

D.A. Kring (2013) Landing Site Options for Short-Duration EVA Human Exploration and Sample Return OpportunitiesWorkshop on Golden Spike Human Lunar Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Abstract #6023.

P.J. McGovern, G.Y. Kramer, L. Corley, J. Kalynn, and K.E. Powell (2013) Lunar Nearside Olivine Exposures as Targets for Human ExplorationWorkshop on Golden Spike Human Lunar Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Abstract #6028.

J. Gruener (2013) A Nearside Lunar Geophysical Network with BenefitsWorkshop on Golden Spike Human Lunar Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Abstract #6014.

D. Eppler (2013) Science Operations on the Lunar Surface – Understanding the Past, Testing in the Present, Considering the FutureWorkshop on Golden Spike Human Lunar Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Abstract #6006.

C.R. Neal (2013) Future missions to the Moon on a Discovery (or less) budget. Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), Abstract #7039.

S. Marchi, W.F. Bottke, L.T. Elkins-Tanton, A. Morbidelli, K. Wuennemann, D.A. Kring, and M. Bierhaus (2013) The Bombardment of the Earth During the Hadean and Early Archean Eras. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract V31E-01.

O. Abramov, D.A. Kring, and S.J. Mojzsis (2013) The Impact Environment of the Hadean Earth at the Dawn of Life. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract V33D-2781.

K. Bermingham, R.J. Walker, I.S. Puchtel and B. O'Driscoll (2013) Probing the Terrestrial Mantle Using Ru Isotopes. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract  V33D-2796.

D.A. Kring, T.D. Swindle, and M.E. Zolensky (2013) Meteoritic and Geologic Context of the Chelyabinsk Near-Earth Asteroid Air Burst.  2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract NH21D-01.

I. Crawford (2013) The Global Exploration Roadmap: towards an integrated scientific and societal case for global space exploration, in Abstracts of the Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting Science Enabled by the Global Exploration Roadmap.

D. A. Kring (2013) Integrated robotic and human exploration of the Moon within the context of the 2013 Global Exploration Roadmap, in Abstracts of the Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting Science Enabled by the Global Exploration Roadmap.

J. Carpenter, M. Anand, E. Cloutis, I. Crawford, J.-P. de Vera, A. Finzi, R. Jaumann, D. Kring, I. Mitrofanov, and E. Tranfield (2014) Priorities for Lunar Sample Return and Implications for Future Missions.  Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

C. R. Neal, C. K. Shearer, J. Pleascia, S. Mackwell, S. Lawrence, and J. Carpenter (2014) Enabling Solar System Exploration through Lunar Sample Return.  Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

R. Tartese, M. Anand, and T. Delhaye (2014) In‐situ U‐Pb Dating of Planetary Materials using the NanoSIMS 50 Ion Microprobe. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

C. T. Pillinger, R. C. Greenwood, E. K. Gibson (2014) Lunar Volatiles ‐ Analysing the Lunar Soil Grain by Grain. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

M. Anand, R. Tartese, J. Barnes, J. Mortimer, and N. Potts (2014) An Assessment of Volatile Inventory of the Moon through Analyses of Returned Lunar Samples using a Multi‐Proxy Approach. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

K. H. Joy, M. Zolensky, A. Fagan, I. Crawford, and D. A. Kring (2014) The Moon as an Archive of Small Body Migration in the Solar System. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

I. Crawford, S. Fagents, K. joy, and M. Rumpf (2014) The Lunar Geological Record as an Archive of the Galactic Environment of the Solar System. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

D. Kring and J. Hopkins (2014) Human‐assisted Lunar Sample Return from the Schrödinger and South Pole‐Aitken Basins using the Orion Spacecraft. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

W. Pratt and J. Hopkins (2014) The Utilization of the Orion Exploration Vehicle as a Platform for a Lunar South Pole Sample Return Mission. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

D. Blair, M. Lemelin, C. Roberts, K. Runyon, D. Nowka, D. Paige, and D. Kring (2014) Amundsen Crater: A High‐Priority Lunar Landing Site for In Situ and Sample Return Studies of Polar Volatiles. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

N. J. Potts, A. Gullikson, N. Curran, J. K. Dhaliwal, M. K. Leader, R. N. Rege, and D. A. Kring (2014) Robotic Traverse and Sample Return Strategies for a Lunar Farside Mission to Schrödinger Basin. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

N. M. Curran, K. H. Joy, and R. Burgess (2014) Unravelling the History of the Lunar Regolith with Small Samples. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

D. M. Hurwitz and D. A. Kring (2014) Destinations for Sampling Impact Melt Produced During the Impact at the South Pole ‐ Aitken Basin. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

I. Crawford (2014) Scientific Benefits, Including Enhanced Sample Acquisition, Facilitated by Renewed Human Operations on the Lunar Surface. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

K. H. Joy, J. Gross, T. Arai, and S. S. Russell (2014) Global Diversity of the Lunar Crust. Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop.

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Policy White Papers Submitted to the U.S. Human Space Flight Plan Review Committee (aka Augustine Committee)

NLSI Executive Council (2009) Lunar Science: Window to the Past and Stepping Stone to the Future.

D. A. Kring (2009) Using the Moon to Explore the Entire Solar System.

 
Decadal Survey White Papers

C. R. Neal et al. (2009) Why the Moon is important for Solar System Science

C. R. Neal et al. (2009) The Lunar Exploration Roadmap.  Exploring the Moon in the 21st Century:  Themes, Goals, Objectives, Investigations, and Priorities, 2009

C. R. Neal et al. (2009) The Rationale for Deployment of a Long-lived Geophysical Network on the Moon

C. R. Neal et al. (2009) Developing Sample Return Technology using the Earth’s Moon as a Testing Ground

W. F. Bottke et al. (2009) Exploring the Bombardment History of the Moon

A. H. Treiman et al. (2009) Sample Return from the Earth’s Moon


White Papers to the NRC Committee on Human Spaceflight

I.A. Crawford, L. Alexander, M. Anand, S. Besse, N. Bowles, R. Bugiolacchi, M. Burchell, A. Calzada, C. Cockell, H. Downes, S. Espinasse, H. Falcke, K. Fong, P. Grindrod, H. Irfan, R. Jaumann, K. Joy, and M. Klein-Wolt (2013) An Integrated Scientific and Social Case for Human Space Exploration

Neal, C.R., S. Mackwell, J.B. Pleascia, and C.K. Shearer (2013) Human Solar System Exploration Achieved with a “Moon First” Pathway

Spudis, P.D. (2013) Human spaceflight: Why and How?


Magazine Articles

K. LaConte (2010) The Moon can help us know ourselves personally, culturally, and scientifically.  Legacy 21(3), May/June 2010, pp. 12–13.

K.H. Joy, I.A. Crawford, P. Grindrod, C. Lintott, S. Bamford, A. Smith, and A. Cook (2011) Moon Zoo: Citizen science in lunar exploration.  Astronomy and Geophysics 52, pp. 2.10-2.12.

M. Norman and T. Wetherell (2011) Cosmic time machine.  Australasian Science, Jan/Feb 2011, pp. 20–22.

I.A. Crawford (2012) Dispelling the myth of robotic efficiency:  Why human space exploration will tell us more about the Solar System than will robotic exploration along.  Astronomy and Geophysics 53, pp. 2.22-2.26.

I.A. Crawford (2012) The scientific legacy of Apollo.  Astronomy and Geophysics 53, pp. 6.24-6.28.

I.A. Crawford (2013) The Moon and the early Earth.  Astronomy and Geophysics 54, pp. 1.31–1.34.

D. A. Kring (2013) Do impacts explain all of Earth’s mass extinctions?  Astronomy’s 60 Greatest Mysteries (a special Sky and Telescope issue), pp. 10–11.

P. Spudis (2013) Does the Moon have large quantities of water?  Astronomy’s 60 Greatest Mysteries (a special Sky and Telescope issue), p. 23.


Perspectives and Commentary

G. S. Collins (2012) Moonstruck magnetism.  Science 335, pp. 1176–1177.

D.A. Kring, J.O. Burns, and D.B.J. Bussey (2012) Timely Reminder to Return to the Moon. Nature 490, p. 487.

J. Burns, D. Kring, and J. Lazio (2012) A First Trip to the Far Side of the Moon. SpaceNews 23 (43), pp. 19 and 17.

 

Special Publications

D. A. Kring and D. D. Durda (eds.) (2012) A Global Lunar Landing Site Study to Provide the Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon, LPI Contribution No. 1694, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, 688 p.

S. Shipp, A. Shaner, J. Blackwell, and D. A. Kring (2012) Exploring the Moon in Big Sky Country, an educational pamphlet, LPI Contribution No. 1731, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, 4 p.

T. Niihara, K. H. Joy, and D. A. Kring (2013) Manual of ImageJ Macros for Mineral False Color Maps.  LPI Contrib. No. 1723, 12p.

 

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