LPI Contributions: Recent submissions

  • Unknown author (Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2008)
    Program with links to abstracts for the 2008 NLSI Lunar Science Conference
  • Callender, J. F.; Seager, William R.; Swanberg, Chandler A. (Division of Geothermal and Hydropower Technologies, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 1983)
    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Scale 1:500,000. 1 cm. equals 5 km. 1 in. equals approx. 8 miles ; Lambert conformal conic projection based on standard parallels 33° and 45°; (W 109°--W 103°/N 37°-N 31°).
  • Unknown author (Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Universities Space Research Association, 2012)
    Rocks in the mountains of Montana tell a story of the Moon's history.
  • Smith, Vann; Warny, Sophie; Grice, Kliti; Schaefer, Bettina; Whalen, Michael T.; Vellekoop, Johan; Chenot, Elise; Gulick, Sean P. S.; Arenillas, Ignacio; Arz, Jose A.; Bauersachs, Thorsten; Bralower, Timothy J.; Demory, François; Gattacceca, Jérôme; Jones, Heather L.; Lofi, Johanna; Lowery, Christopher M.; Morgan, Joanna V.; Nuñez Otaño, Noelia B.; O’Keefe, Jennifer M. K.; O’Malley, Katherine; Rodríguez-Tovar, Francisco J.; Schwark, Lorenz; IODP–ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists (EGU Publications, 2020-10-19)
    Here, we present a new record of the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) from the peak ring of the Chicxulub impact crater that has been identified based on nannofossil biostratigraphy, an acme of the dinoflagellate ...
  • Bralower, Timothy J.; Cosmidis, Julie; Fantle, M. S.; Lowery, Christopher M.; Passey, B. H.; Gulick, Sean P. S.; Morgan, V. J.; Vajda, V.; Whalen, Michael T.; Wittmann, Axel 1971-; Artemieva, Natalia A.; Farley, K.; Goderis, Steven; Hajek, E.; Heaney, P. J.; Kring, David A. (David Allen); Lyons, S. L.; Rasmussen, Cornelia; Sibert, E.; Rodríguez-Tovar, Francisco J.; Turner‐Walker, G.; Zachos, James C.; Carte, J.; Chen, S. A.; Cockell, Charles; Coolen, Marco J. L.; Freeman, K. H.; Garber, J.; Gonzalez, M.; Gray, J. L.; Grice, Kliti; Jones, Heather L.; Schaefer, Bettina; Smit, Jan; Tikoo, S. M.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (Wiley, 2020-11-24)
    The newly formed Chicxulub crater was rapidly filled by seawater then disturbed by tsunami and seiche waves. Sedimentary layers deposited as wave energy declined provide a unique window into the environment of the nascent ...
  • Nestola, Fabrizio; Goodrich, Cyrena Anne; Morana, Marta; Barbaro, Anna; Jakubek, Ryan S.; Christ, Oliver; Brenker, Frank E.; Domeneghetti, M. Chiara; Dalconi, M. Chiara; Alvaro, Matteo; Fioretti, Anna Maria; Litasov, Konstantin D.; Fries, Marc D.; Leonii, Matteo; Casati, Nicola P. M.; Jenniskens, Petrus Matheus Marie; Shaddad, Muawia H.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5724-9216 (National Academy of Sciences, 2020-09-28)
    We found no evidence that formation of micrometer(s)-sized diamonds or associated Fe-S-P phases in ureilites require high static pressures and long growth times, which makes it unlikely that any of the diamonds in ureilites ...
  • Barbaro, Anna; Domeneghetti, M. Chiara; Goodrich, Cyrena Anne; Meneghetti, Moreno; Litti, Lucio; Fioretti, Anna Maria; Jenniskens, Petrus Matheus Marie; Shaddad, Muawia H.; Nestola, Fabrizio (MDPI, 2020-11-12)
    The thermal history of carbon phases, including graphite and diamond, in the ureilite meteorites has implications for the formation, igneous evolution, and impact disruption of their parent body early in the history of the ...
  • Kiefer, Walter S.; Shipp, Stephanie, 1964-; Nelson, Becky; https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6741-5460 (Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2008)
    Field guide to the 13-19 July 2008 NASA-sponsored field-based workshop for science educators. Covers the site of Ancient Glacial Lake Missoula and traces the path of its flood waters through Montana, Idaho, and into Washington.
  • Whalen, Michael T.; Lowery, Christopher M.; Bralower, Timothy J.; Gulick, Sean P. S.; Morgan, Joanna V.; Grice, Kliti; Schaefer, Bettina; Smit, Jan; Ormö, Jens; Wittmann, Axel 1971-; Kring, David A. (David Allen); Lyons, Shelby; Goderis, Steven; IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    The upper suevite, Transitional Unit, and overlying green marlstone on the peak ring of the Chicxulub impact structure at Site M0077 appear to record a complete transition from resurge deposits into post-impact sediments. ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); Whitehouse, M. J. (Martin J.); Schmieder, Martin, 1978-; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1458-5148; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2021)
    Target lithologies and post-impact hydrothermal mineral assemblages in a new 1.3 km deep core from the peak ring of the Chicxulub impact crater indicate sulfate reduction was a potential energy source for a microbial ...
  • Allender, E. J.; Orgel, C.; Almeida, N. V.; Cook, J.; Ende. J. J.; Kamps, O.; Mazrouei, S.; Slezak, T. J.; Soini, A.-J.; Kring, David A. (David Allen); https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2020)
    This map is based on the geology of Spudis et al. (2008). The map is overlain on data collected by the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The data are the LOLA hillshade with ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); Bretzelder, Jordan M.; Ganesh, Indujaa; Kumari, Nandita; Lang, Antonio; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (2020-09-08)
    These figures illustrate a single example of an alternative to site 011 in the vicinity of de Gerlache’s crater rim that would allow site 011 to remain free of mission debris, while allowing the crater rim and polar regolith ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); Bretzelder, Jordan M.; Ganesh, Indujaa; Kumari, Nandita; Lang, Antonio; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (2020-09-08)
    A summit between Shackleton and Slater craters has an average solar illumination of 83%. The point, site 007 of [1] and NASA’s Plan for Sustainable Lunar Exploration and Development, is on the farside of the Moon, beyond ...
  • Barlow, Nadine G.; Boyce, Joseph; Kirchoff, Michelle; Mouginis-Mark, Peter J.; Silber, Elizabeth A.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5588-294X (Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2020)
    The 11th PCC meeting is open to planetary and terrestrial scientists interested in any aspect of impact cratering on solar system bodies. We welcome abstracts related to observational, theoretical, experimental, and/or ...
  • Jolliff, B. L. (Brad L.); Gross, Juliane; Shearer, Charles K.; Head, James W.; Lapen, Thomas J.; Crow, Carolyn A.; Barnes, Jessica J.; Mitchell, Julie L.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8294-4501 (2020)
    Samples are needed to address scientific as well as engineering knowledge gaps. Samples collected during the Apollo missions have been studied for five decades and continue to be investigated vigorously. Because of the ...
  • Stopar, Julie; Shearer, Charles K.; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1578-3688; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1578-3688 (2020-09-08)
    Addresses: Potential Science Objectives for a 2-person Crew with Multiple Short EVAs; Science from Artemis Returned Samples; and Proposed landing site/mission requirements to achieve objectives.
  • Head, James W.; Schmitt, Harrison H.; Scott, D. R.; Duke, Charlie, 1935-; Borg, Lars E.; Fassett, Caleb; Jolliff, B. L. (Brad L.); Neal, Clive R.; Pieters, Carlé M.; Shearer, Charles K.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8294-4501; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0705-3490 (2020)
    For the Artemis-targeted unique lunar South-Circumpolar Region, we outline its Moon-wide context and major scientific problems and assess the optimal sampling strategy for initial and early Artemis human exploration missions ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); Gruener, John E.; Eppler, Dean B.; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (2020-09-08)
    If Artemis III astronauts land on Malapert or Leibnitz β, the exploration and science rationales developed previously apply. If, however, they are limited to a 2 km walking EVA, the breadth of the science to be addressed ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (2020-09-08)
    We need to quickly draw upon those scientists in the nation who have extensive experience with both lunar sample analyses and field studies in impact-cratered terrains to develop surface science plans. With that expertise: ...
  • Kring, David A. (David Allen); Bretzelder, Jordan M.; Ganesh, Indujaa; Kumari, Nandita; Lang, Antonio; Siegler, Matthew; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3440-6282 (2020-09-08)
    Sampling geologic materials, assessing potential ice deposits, and making the measurements described above will address science objectives 1a, 1e, 3a, 3b, 3d, 4a-d, 6d, 7b-c and potentially address 1a, 1b, 4e, and 7d [NRC ...

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