Lunar and Planetary Institute






Dr. Ross Potter


Dr. Ross Potter

Visiting Scientist
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 Head, J. W. (2015) Investigating the formation and structure of Mercury’s Caloris impact basin, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI, Houston, TX, abstract #1993

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., and Collins, G. S. (2015) Scaling of basin-sized impacts and implications for the Moon and early Earth, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI, Houston, TX, abstract #1952

Potter, R. W. K. and Kring, D. A. (2015) Testing the collisional erosion hypothesis for the Hadean Earth, Workshop on the Early Solar System Impact Bombardment III, Houston, TX, abstract #3010.

Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2014) Geologic observations and numerical modeling: A combined approach to understanding crater and basin formation and structure, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, abstract #P13D-3850

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.


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March 26, 2015