Lunar and Planetary Institute

How to Access the Downloadable Files

Downloadable files are provided for each session that includes abstracts. These files are different from the files available through the link "Program with Abstracts" in that they contain the full program listing for a particular session, as well as all the files for the abstracts being presented in that session. These files will provide an easy way for participants to download and print out all the abstracts for a session.

Remember that the titles in the program listings of these files are NOT linked to the individual abstracts as they are in the "Program with Abstracts" version. These files are available via the LPI's anonymous FTP site. Instructions for accessing the site are provided below. The file names are shown to the right of each session (e.g., "full51.pdf"). If you have any questions regarding these files, please contact Linda Tanner at 281-486-2142 or [email protected].

To access the LPI's FTP site, ftp to

    User Name:  anonymous
    Password:  your e-mail address

Change the directory to


and then retrieve the file(s) you are interested in (see listing below).

Note:  The files should be downloaded in BINARY mode.

If you prefer to download the files using your web browser, you can simply click on the file names, which are linked to the ftp site. A left click will launch the Acrobat Reader and pull up the file via your browser (this may take some time, depending on the size of the file), and you can then save the file on your machine for later printing or viewing. A right click will give you the option to save the file directly to your machine without first having to launch the Reader and open the file. (A right click on the Mac is accomplished by holding down the command key and then clicking.)

Sunday Evening, 5:00 p.m.
 LPI Berkner Education and Public Outreach Program and Product     full51.pdf
Monday Morning, 8:30 a.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A SPECIAL SESSION:   MESSENGER at Mercury I     full101.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars:   Pingos, Polygons, and Other Puzzles     full102.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Solar Wind and Genesis:   Measurements and Interpretation     full103.pdf
 AmphitheaterAsteroids, Comets, and Small Bodies     full104.pdf
Monday Afternoon, 2:15 p.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A SPECIAL SESSION:   MESSENGER at Mercury II     full152.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars:   Ice On the Ground and In the Ground     full153.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm SPECIAL SESSION:   Results from Kaguya (SELENE) Mission to the Moon     full154.pdf
 AmphitheaterOuter Planet Satellites:   Not Titan, Not Enceladus     full155.pdf
Tuesday Morning, 8:30 a.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A SPECIAL SESSION:   Lunar Science:   Past, Present, and Future I     full201.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars:   North Pole, South Pole � Structure and Evolution     full202.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Refractory Inclusions     full203.pdf
 AmphitheaterImpact Events:   Modeling, Experiments, and Observations I     full204.pdf
Tuesday Afternoon, 1:30 p.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A SPECIAL SESSION:   Lunar Science:   Past, Present and Future II     full251.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars Sedimentary Processes from Victoria Crater to the Columbia Hills     full252.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Formation and Alteration of Carbonaceous Chondrites     full253.pdf
 Amphitheater    Impact Events:   Modeling, Experiments and Observations II     full254.pdf
Tuesday Evening, 7:00–9:30 p.m.
 Fitness Center Poster Session I
Education and Public Outreach Programs     full301.pdf
Early Solar System and Planet Formation     full302.pdf
Solar Wind and Genesis     full303.pdf
Asteroids, Comets, and Small Bodies     full304.pdf
Carbonaceous Chondrites     full305.pdf
Chondrules and Chondrule Formation     full306.pdf
Chondrites     full307.pdf
Refractory Inclusions     full308.pdf
Organics in Chondrites     full309.pdf
Meteorites:   Techniques, Experiments, and Physical Properties     full310.pdf
MESSENGER and Mercury     full311.pdf
Lunar Science Present:   Kaguya (SELENE) Results     full312.pdf
Lunar Remote Sensing:   Basins and Mapping of Geology and Geochemistry     full313.pdf
Lunar Science:   Dust and Ice     full314.pdf
Lunar Science:   Missions and Planning     full315.pdf
Mars:   Layered, Icy, and Polygonal     full316.pdf
Mars Stratigraphy and Sedimentology     full317.pdf
Mars (Peri)Glacial     full318.pdf
Mars Polar (and Vast)     full319.pdf
Mars, You are Here:   Landing Sites and Imagery     full320.pdf
Mars Volcanics and Magmas     full321.pdf
Mars Atmosphere     full322.pdf
Impact Events:   Modeling, Experiments, and Observations III     full323.pdf
Ice is Nice:   Mostly Outer Planet Satellites     full324.pdf
Galilean Satellites     full325.pdf
The Big Giant Planets     full326.pdf
Astrobiology     full327.pdf
In Situ Instrumentation     full328.pdf
Rocket Scientist�s Toolbox I:   Mission Science and Operations     full329.pdf
Spacecraft Missions     full330.pdf
Wednesday Morning, 8:30 a.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A New Achondrite GRA 06128/GRA 06129 � Origins Unknown     full401.pdf
10:00 a.m.    The Science Behind Lunar Missions    full402.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars Volcanics and Tectonics     full403.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm From Dust to Planets (Planetary Formation and Planetesimals):
  When, Where, and Kaboom!     full404.pdf
 Amphitheater    Astrobiology:   Biosignatures, Impacts, Habitability     full405.pdf
Wednesday Afternoon, 1:30 p.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A Excavating a Comet     full451.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Mars Interior Dynamics to Exterior Impacts     full452.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Achondrites     full453.pdf
 Amphitheater    Lunar Remote Sensing     full454.pdf
Thursday Morning, 8:30 a.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A Mars Aeolian Processes and Gully Formation Mechanisms     full501.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Solar Nebula Shake and Bake:   Mixing and Isotopes     full502.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Lunar Geophysics     full503.pdf
 Amphitheater    Meteorites from Mars:   Shergottite and Nakhlite Invasion     full504.pdf
Thursday Afternoon, 1:30 p.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A Mars Fluvial Geomorphology     full551.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Chondrules and Chondrule Formation     full552.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Lunar Samples:   Chronology, Geochemistry, and Petrology     full553.pdf
 Amphitheater    Enceladus     full554.pdf
3:30 p.m.    Venus:   Resurfacing and Topography (with Pancakes!)     full555.pdf
Thursday Evening, 7:00–9:30 p.m.
 Fitness Center Poster Session II
Presolar Grains     full601.pdf
Micrometeorites     full602.pdf
Condensation-Evaporation:   Stardust Ties     full603.pdf
Comet Dust     full604.pdf
Comparative Planetology     full605.pdf
Planetary Differentiation     full606.pdf
Lunar Meteorites     full607.pdf
Nonchondritic Meteorites     full608.pdf
Martian Meteorites     full609.pdf
Apollo Samples and Lunar Interior     full610.pdf
Lunar Geophysics     full611.pdf
Lunar Science:   Geophysics, Surface Science, and Extralunar Components     full612.pdf
Mars, Remotely     full613.pdf
Mars Orbital Data � Methods and Interpretation     full614.pdf
Mars Tectonics and Dynamics     full615.pdf
Mars Craters:   Tiny to Humongous     full616.pdf
Mars Sedimentary Mineralogy     full617.pdf
Martian Gullies and Slope Streaks     full618.pdf
Mars Fluvial Geomorphology     full619.pdf
Mars Aeolian Processes     full620.pdf
Mars Data and Missions     full621.pdf
Venus Mapping, Modeling, and Data Analysis     full622.pdf
Titan     full623.pdf
Icy Dwarf Satellites     full624.pdf
Rocket Scientist�s Toolbox II:   In Situ Analysis     full625.pdf
Remote Sensing Approaches, Advances, and Applications     full626.pdf
Analogs:   Sulfates � Earth and Lab to Mars     full627.pdf
Analogs:   Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy     full628.pdf
Analogs:   Methods and Instruments     full629.pdf
Analogs:   Weird Places!     full630.pdf
Friday Morning, 8:30 a.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A Mars Sulfates, Phyllosilicates, and Their Aqueous Sources     full701.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Ordinary and Enstatite Chondrites     full702.pdf
10:30 a.m.     Impact Calibration and Effects     full703.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Comparative Planetology     full704.pdf
 Amphitheater    Analogs:   Environments and Materials     full705.pdf
Friday Afternoon, 1:30 p.m.
 Crystal Ballroom A Mars:   The Orbital View of Sediments and Aqueous Mineralogy     full751.pdf
 Crystal Ballroom B Planetary Differentiation     full752.pdf
 Marina Plaza Blrm Titan     full753.pdf
 Amphitheater    Presolar Grains:   Still More Isotopes Out of This World     full754.pdf
Print-Only Presentations
  Early Solar System     full801.pdf
Solar Wind     full802.pdf
IDPs, Presolar/Solar Grains, Stardust     full803.pdf
Comets, Asteroids, and Phobos     full804.pdf
Venus     full805.pdf
Mercury     full806.pdf
Moon     full807.pdf
Meteorites     full808.pdf
Mars     full809.pdf
Astrobiology     full810.pdf
Impacts     full811.pdf
Outer Planets, Satellites, and Rings     full812.pdf
Support for Mission Operations     full813.pdf
Analogs     full814.pdf
Education and Public Outreach     full815.pdf

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