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Recent Publications

Prockter L.M., Shirley J.H., Dalton J.B. III, and Kamp L. (2016) "Surface composition of pull-apart bands in Argadnel Regio, Europa: Evidence of localized cryovolcanic resurfacing during basin formation, Icarus, 285, 27-42.

Kiefer W. (2016) "The influence of crustal radioactivity on mantle convection and lithospheric thickness on Mars." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, doi:10.1002/2016JE005202

Clegg-Watkins R.N., Jolliff B.L., Watkins M.J., Coman E., Giguere T.A., Stopar J.D., and Lawrence S.J.  (2016) 'Non-mare Volcanism on the Moon: Photometric Evidence for the Presence of Evolved Silicic Materials." Icarus,

Timms N.E., Erickson T.M., Pearce M.A., Cavosie A.J., Schmieder M., Tohver E., Reddy S.M., Zanetti M.R., Nemchin A.A. and Wittmann A. (2016) "A pressure-temperature phase diagram for zircon at extreme conditions." Earth-Science Reviews 165, 185–202.

Kiefer W.S. and Qingsong Li (2016)  "Water undersaturated mantle plume volcanism on present-day Mars," Meteoritics Planetary Science 51, 1993-2010.

Filiberto J., Baratoux D., Beaty D., Breuer D., Farcy B.J., Grott M., Jones J.H., Kiefer W.S., Mane P., McCubbin F.M., and Schwenzer S.P. (2016) "A review of volatiles in the martian interior," Meteoritics Planetary Science 51, 1935-1958.

Morgan J. V., Gulick P. S., Bralower T.,  Chenot T., Kring D. (2016) "The formation of peak rings in large impact craters," Science 354, 6314, pp 878-882. DOI:10.1126/science.aah6561.

Zuber M., Kiefer W., McGovern, et al (2016) “Gravity field of the Orientale basin from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission," Science 354, 438-441. Article is featured on the LPI website GRAIL Gravity Observations Reveal Structure of Lunar Impact Basins.

Kring D., Kramer G.Y., Collins G.S., Potter R.W.K., and Chandnani M. (2016) “Peak-ring structure and kinematics from a multi-disciplinary study of the Schrödinger impact basin,” Nature Communication 7, Article number: 13161.  doi:10.1038/ncomms13161.

Bamford R.A., Alves E.P., Cruz F., Kramer G., et al (2016) “3D Pic Simulations of Collisionless Shocks at Lunar Magnetic Anomalies and Their Role in Forming Lunar Swirls.The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 830, Number 2.

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