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Pitted terrains on (1) Ceres and implications for shallow subsurface volatile distribution

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dc.contributor.author Sizemore, Hanna G.
dc.contributor.author Schenk, Paul M.
dc.coverage.spatial Ceres (Dwarf planet)
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-14T22:58:38Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-14T22:58:38Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06-27
dc.identifier.citation Sizemore, H. G., et al. (2017), Pitted ter-rains on (1) Ceres and implications forshallow subsurface volatile distribution,Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6570–6578,doi:10.1002/2017GL073970. en
dc.identifier.other https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073970
dc.identifier.other PMID: 28989206
dc.identifier.other PMCID: PMC5606497
dc.identifier.other DOI: 10.1002/2017GL073970
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1496
dc.description.abstract Prior to the arrival of the Dawn spacecraft at Ceres, the dwarf planet was anticipated to be ice‐rich. Searches for morphological features related to ice have been ongoing during Dawn's mission at Ceres. Here we report the identification of pitted terrains associated with fresh Cerean impact craters. The Cerean pitted terrains exhibit strong morphological similarities to pitted materials previously identified on Mars (where ice is implicated in pit development) and Vesta (where the presence of ice is debated). We employ numerical models to investigate the formation of pitted materials on Ceres and discuss the relative importance of water ice and other volatiles in pit development there. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility H. G. Sizemore, T. Platz, N. Schorghofer, T. H. Prettyman, M. C. De Sanctis, D. A. Crown, N. Schmedemann, A. Neesemann, T. Kneissl, S. Marchi, P. M. Schenk, M. T. Bland, B. E. Schmidt, K. H. G. Hughson, F. Tosi, F. Zambon, S. C. Mest, R. A. Yingst, D. A. Williams, C. T. Russell, C. A. Raymond
dc.format.extent Pages 6570-6578
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 2352
dc.subject Ceres (Dwarf planet) en
dc.subject Geomorphology en
dc.subject Ice en
dc.title Pitted terrains on (1) Ceres and implications for shallow subsurface volatile distribution en
dc.type Article en
dc.rights.license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


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