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Lunar and Planetary Institute Contribution Series

To document the activities of the visiting and staff scientists and other work supported by the Institute, this formal series, called "Lunar and Planetary Institute Contributions," was initiated in September 1969 while the Institute was under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences. Two additional series, Basaltic Volcanism and the Terrestrial Planets (BV) and the Technical Reports (TR) series, were active between 1977 and 1998. Both the BV and the TR series have been included on this site for a more complete view of Institute-related work. The Lunar and Planetary Institute Contribution series continues today, documenting the scientific research, meeting-related publications, educational materials, outreach products, and other activities of the Institute. The LPI is operated by USRA under a cooperative agreement with the Science Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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LPI Editorial Board
Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVII, March 21-25, The Woodlands, TX
Lunar and Planetary Institute

Sori M.M., Zuber M.T., Head J.W., and Kiefer W.S. (2016) Gravitational search for cryptovolcanism on the Moon: Evidence for large volumes of early igneous activity. Icarus (accepted)

Kumar P.S., Sruthi U., Krishna N., Lakshmi K.J.P., Menon R., Amitabh , Krishna B.G., Kring D.A., Head J.W., Goswami J.N., and Kumar A.S.K. (2016) Recent shallow moonquake and impact-triggered boulder falls on the Moon: New insights from the Schrödinger basin. Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets (in press)

Mazzarini F., Le Corvec N., Isola I., and Favalli M. (2016) Volcanic field elongation, vent distribution and tectonic evolution of a continental rift: The Main Ethiopian Rift example. Geosphere (accepted)

Shupla C. (2016) Planetary exploration in science education. The Universe in the Classroom 90, 1-6.

LPI Department of Education and Public Outreach
Explore! Marvel Moon, February 25-25, Houston, TX
Lunar and Planetary Institute

LPI Department of Education and Public Outreach
NASA Space Science Training: Explore Mars, April 9-10, Houston TX
Lunar and Planetary Institute

Hurwitz D., and Kring D.A. (2015) Identifying the geologic context of Apollo 17 impact melt breccias. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 436, 64-70, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.12.032