Lunar and Planetary Institute






Dr. Ross Potter


Dr. Ross Potter

Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail: potter@lpi.usra.edu
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration
USRA - Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston TX 77058

Publications

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., and Collins, G. S. (2013) Quantifying the attenuation of structural uplift beneath large lunar craters, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5615-5620, doi:10.1002/2013GL057829.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2013) Numerical modeling of the formation and structure of the Orientale impact basin, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 118 (5), 963–979, doi:10.1002/jgre.20080.

Potter, R. W. K. and Collins, G. S. (2013) Numerical modeling of asteroid survivability and possible scenarios for the Morokweng crater-forming impact, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 48 (5), 744–757, doi:10.1111/maps.12098.

Potter, R. W. K.,  Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2012) Estimating transient crater size using the crustal annular bulge: Insights from numerical modeling of lunar basin-scale impacts, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L18203, doi:10.1029/2012GL052981.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., and Kring, D. A. (2012) Constraining the size of the South Pole-Aitken basin impact, Icarus, 220, 730–743, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.05.032.

Other Publications

Donohue, P. H., Gallegos, Z. E., Hammond, N. P., and Potter, R. W. K. (2012) Science concept 6: The Moon is an accessible laboratory for studying the impact process on planetary scales. In: A Global Lunar Landing Site Study to Provide the Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon, Kring, D. A. and Durda, D. D. (eds.), LPI Contribution No. 1694, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, pp. 333-412.

Ph.D. Thesis

Potter, R. W. K. (2012) Numerical modelling of basin-scale impact crater formation, Ph.D. Thesis, Imperial College London, England.

Recent Conference Contributions (as first author)

Potter, R. W. K. and Kring, D. A. (2014) Collisional erosion: Consequences for the young Earth, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLV, Houston, TX, abstract #2230.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2013) Orientale basin: Formation processes and structure inferred from hydrocode modeling, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Sudbury, ON, Canada, abstract #3026.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S. (2013) Modeling the attenuation of structural uplift beneath large lunar craters, NASA Lunar Science Forum, virtual conference.

Potter, R. W. K., Cable, M. L., Cumbers, J., Gentry, D. M., Harrison, T. N., Naidu, S., Padovan, S., Parker, C. W., Reimuller, J., Shkolyar, S., Suer, T-A., Szalay, J. R., Trammell, H. J., Walker, C. C., Whitten, J. L., and Budney, C. J. (2013) Flyby of Io with Repeat Encounters (FIRE): A New Frontiers mission designed to study the most volcanic body in the Solar System, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIV, Houston, TX, abstract #2874.

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

Potter, R. W. K. and Collins, G. S. (2012) Asteroid survivability: The importance of asteroid shape and porosity and their possible influence on the Morokweng crater-forming impact, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, abstract #P11A-1799.


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February 20, 2014