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September 2012

 


Team Meeting

Grail Science Team Meeting, Woods Hole MA, August 27-29. LPI participants were W. Kiefer, P. McGovern, and D.  A. Kring.

Presented

W.S. Kiefer, J. Filiberto, and C. Sandu, "The Thermochemical Evolution of the Martian Mantle: Alkali Abundances and Their Effects on the Mantle Solidus and Magma Production Rate over Time". Presented at The Mantle of Mars: Insights from Theory, Geophysics, High-Pressure Studies, and Meteorites, September 11.

W.  Kiefer was session chair for "Structure and Dynamics of the Martian Mantle" at The Mantle of Mars: Insights from Theory, Geophysics, High-Pressure Studies, and Meteorites, September 11.

P. Spudis, presented cislunar architecture to William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Spaceflight, NASA, Washington DC

Publication

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

Meetings


P. Spudis, attended Mini-RF Science Team meeting, APL, Laurel MD