Brown MIT NLSI banner


team link

publications link





mit link

Brown-MIT NLSI Peer-reviewed Publications (year) (alpha)
(underlined = graduate student first author)

Brown-MIT NLSI Extended Abstracts (year) (alpha)
Brown-MIT NLSI Mission-related Publications (year) (alpha)



Barr, J. A., and T. L. Grove (2013), Experimental petrology of the Apollo 15 group A green glasses: Melting primordial lunar mantle and magma ocean cumulate assimilation, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 106, 216-230, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.12.035.

Besse, S., Y. Yokota, J. Boardman, R. Green, J. Haruyama, P. J. Isaacson, U. Mall, T. Matsunaga, M. Ohtake, C. M. Pieters, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, and S. Yamamoto (2013), One moon, many measurements 2: Photometric corrections, Icarus, 226, 127-139.

Blair, D. M., A. M. Freed, P. K. Byrne, C. Klimczak, L. M. Prockter, S. C. Solomon, H. J. Melosh, and M. T. Zuber (2013), The origin of graben and ridges in Rachmaninoff, Raditladi and Mozart basins, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 47-58.

Cheek, L. C., K. L. Donaldson Hanna, C. M. Pieters, J. W. Head III, and J. L. Whitten (2013), The distribution and purity of anorthosite across the Orientale basin:  New perspectives from Moon Mineralogy Mapper data, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-16.

Dhingra, D., C. M. Pieters, J. W. Head III, and P. J. Isaacson (2013), Large mineralogically distinct impact melt feature at Copernicus crater – Evidence for retention of compositional heterogeneity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi: 10.1002/grl.50255.

Dygert, N., Y. Liang, and P. C. Hess (2013), The importance of melt TiO2 in affecting major and trace element partitioning between Fe-Ti oxides and lunar picritic glass melts, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 106, 134-151, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.12.005.

Dygert, N., Y. Liang, C. Sun, and P. C. Hess (2013), An experimental study of trace element partitioning between augite and Fe-rich basalts, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, submitted.

Evans, A. J., M. T. Zuber, B. P. Weiss, and S. M. Tikoo (2013), A wet, heterogeneous lunar interior:  Lower mantle and core ddynamo evolution, J. Geophys. Res., submitted.

Fernandes, V. A., J. Fritz, B. P. Weiss, I. Garrick-Bethell, and D. L. Shuster (2013), The bombardment history of the Moon as recorded by 40Ar-39Ar chronology, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 48, 241-269, doi: doi: 10.1111/maps.12054.

Isaacson, P. J., R. L. Klima, J. M. Sunshine, L. C. Cheek, C. M. Pieters, T. Hiroi, M. D. Dyar, M. D. Lane, and J. L. Bishop (2013), Visible to near-infrared optical properties of pure synthetic olivine across the olivine solid solution, Am. Mineral., in press.

Jackson, C. R. M., L. C. Cheek, K. Williams, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, C. M. Pieters, S. W. Parman, R. F. Cooper, and M. D. Dyar (2013), Visible-infrared spectral properties of iron-bearing aluminate spinel under lunar-like redox conditions, Am. Mineral., in press.

Kaydash, V. G., C. M. Pieters, Y. Shkuratov, and V. V. Korokhin (2013), Lunar opposition effect as inferred from the Chandrayaan-1 M3 data, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-12.

Kramer, G. Y., D. A. Kring, A. L. Nahm, and C. M. Pieters (2013), Spectral and photogeologic mapping of Schrödinger Basin and implications for post-South Pole-Aitken impact deep subsurface stratigraphy, Icarus, 223, 131-148, doi:  10.1016/j.icarus.2012.11.008.

Kumar, P. S., V. Keerthi, A. S. Kumar, J. F. Mustard, B. G. Krishna, Amitabh, L. R. Ostrach, D. A. Kring, A. S. K. Kumar, and J. N. Goswami (2013), Gullies and landslides on the Moon:  Evidence for dry-granular flows, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 206-223, doi: 10.1002/jgre.20043.

Moriarty III, D. P., C. M. Pieters, and P. J. Isaacson (2013), Compositional heterogeneity of central peaks within the South Pole – Aitken basin, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2310-2322.

Ohtake, M., C. M. Pieters, P. J. Isaacson, S. Besse, Y. Yokota, T. Matsunaga, J. Boardman, S. Yamamoto, J. Haruyama, M. Staid, U. Mall, R. Green, and J. Sunshine (2013), One moon, many measurements 3:  Spectral reflectance, Icarus, 226, 364-374.

Pieters, C. M., J. Boardman, M. Ohtake, T. Matsunaga, J. Haruyama, R. O. Green, U. Mall, M. Staid, P. J. Isaacson, Y. Yokota, S. Yamamoto, S. Besse, and J. Sunshine (2013), One moon, many measurements 1:  Radiance values, Icarus, 226, 951-963.

Pieters, C. M., K. L. Donaldson Hanna, L. C. Cheek, D. Dhingra, T. C. Prissel, C. R. M. Jackson, D. P. Moriarty III, S. W. Parman, and L. A. Taylor (2013), The distribution of Mg-spinel across the Moon and constraints on crustal origin, Am. Mineral., submitted.

Poston, M. J., G. A. Grieves, A. B. Aleksandrov, C. A. Hibbitts, M. D. Dyar, and T. M. Orlando (2013), Water interactions with micronized lunar surrogates JSC-1A and albite under ultra-high vacuum with application to lunar observations, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 105-115.

Prissel, T. C., S. W. Parman, C. R. M. Jackson, M. J. Rutherford, P. C. Hess, J. W. Head III, L. C. Cheek, D. Dhingra, and C. M. Pieters (2013), Pink Moon: The petrogenesis of pink spinel anorthosites and implications concerning Mg-suite magmatism, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., in review.

Saal, A. E., E. H. Hauri, J. A. Van Orman, and M. J. Rutherford (2013), Hydrogen isotopes in lunar volcanic glasses and melt inclusions: A carbonaceous chondrite heritage revealed, Science, 340, 1317-1320.

Siegler, M. A., and S. E. Smrekar (2013), Regional prospective of the Apollo landing sites, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Suavet, C., B. P. Weiss, W. S. Cassata, D. L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, L. Chan, I. Garrick-Bethell, J. W. Head III, T. L. Grove, and M. D. Fuller (2013), Persistence and origin of the lunar core dynamo, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 110, 8453-8458.

Suavet, C., B. P. Weiss, and T. L. Grove (2013), Controlled-atmosphere thermal demagnetization and paleointensity analyses of extraterrestrial rocks, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, submitted.

Sun, C., and Y. Liang (2013), Distribution of REE between low-Ca pyroxene and lunar picritic glass melts at multiple-saturation points, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 106, 134-151.

Vaughan, W. M., J. W. Head III, L. Wilson, and P. C. Hess (2013), Geology and petrology of enormous volumes of impact melt on the Moon: A case study of the Orientale basin impact melt sea, Icarus, 223, 749-765.

Weiss, B. P., and L. T. Elkins-Tanton (2013), Differentiated planetesimals and the parent bodies of chondrites, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 41, 529-560.

Wetzel, D. T., M. J. Rutherford, S. D. Jacobsen, E. H. Hauri, and A. E. Saal (2013), Degassing of reduced carbon from planetary basalts, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 41, 8010-8013.

Whitten, J., and J. W. Head III (2013), Detecting volcanic resurfacing of heavily cratered terrain:  Flooding simulations on the Moon using Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data, Planet. Space Sci., 85, 24-37.

Zhang, A., E. M. Parmentier, and Y. Liang (2013), A 3D numerical study of the thermal evolution of the Moon after lunar cumulate mantle overturn: The importance of rheology and inner core solidification, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-16.

Zhang, A., E. M. Parmentier, and Y. Liang (2013), Effects of lunar cumulate mantle overturn and megaregolith on the expansion and contraction history of the Moon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5019–5023.


Baker, D. M. H., J. W. Head III, G. A. Neumann, D. Smith, and M. T. Zuber (2012), The transition from complex craters to multi-ringed basins on the Moon:  Quantitative geometric properties from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E00H16, doi: 10.10.29/2011JE004021.

Basilevsky, A. T., and J. W. Head III (2012), Age of Giordano Bruno crater as deduced from the morphology of its secondaries at the Luna 24 landing site, Planet. Space Sci., 73, 302-309, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2012.08.017.

Bell, S. W., B. J. Thomson, M. D. Dyar, C. D. Neish, J. T. S. Cahill, and D. B. J. Bussey (2012), Dating small fresh lunar craters with Mini-RF radar observations of ejecta blankets, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E00H30, doi: 10.1029/2011JE004007. ***

Carporzen, L., B. P. Weiss, S. A. Gilder, A. Pommier, and R. J. Hart (2012), The effect of lightning on the magnetism of the Vredefort impact crater, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E01007, doi:10.1029/2011JE003919.

Donaldson Hanna, K. L., I. R. Thomas, N. E. Bowles, B. T. Greenhagen, C. M. Pieters, J. F. Mustard, C. R. M. Jackson, and M. B. Wyatt (2012), Laboratory emissivity measurements of the plagioclase solid solution series under varying environmental conditions, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E11004, doi:10.1029/2012JE004184.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T. (2012), Magma oceans in the inner solar system, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 40, 113-139, doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-042711-105503.

Fu, R. R., and B. P. Weiss (2012), Detrital remanent magnetization in the solar nebula, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E02003, doi: 10.1029/2011JE003925.

Hurwitz, D. M., J. W. Head III, L. Wilson, and H. Hiesinger (2012), Origin of lunar sinuous rilles: Modeling effects of gravity, surface slope, and lava composition on erosion rates during the formation of Rima Prinz, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E00H14, doi: 10.1029/2011JE004000.

Ichimura, A. S., A. P. Zent, R. C. Quinn, M. R. Sanchez, and L. A. Taylor (2012), Hydroxyl (OH) production on airless planetary bodies: Evidence from H+/D+ ion-beam experiments, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 345-348, 90-94, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.027.

Jozwiak, L. M., J. W. Head III, M. T. Zuber, D. E. Smith, and G. A. Neumann (2012), Lunar floor-fractured craters: Classification, distribution, origin and implications for magmatism and shallow crustal structure, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E11005, doi: 10.1029/2012JE004134.

Krawczynski, M. J., and T. L. Grove (2012), Experimental investigations of the influence of oxygen fugacity on the source depths for high Titanium lunar ultramafic liquids, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 79, 1-19.

Liu, Y., Y. Guan, Y. Zhang, G. R. Rossman, J. M. Eller, and L. A. Taylor (2012), Direct measurement of hydroxyl in the lunar regolith and the origin of lunar surface water, Nature Geoscience, 5, 779-782, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1601.

Purucker, M. E., J. W. Head III, and L. Wilson (2012), Magnetic signature of the lunar South Pole-Aitken Basin: Character, origin, and age, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E05001, doi:10.1029/2011JE003922.

Runyon, C., C. Hall, E. Joyner, S. Shipp, and C. Shupla (2012), Seeing the Moon: An Educator’s Guide to Investigate the Moon, NASA Education Publication,

Shea, E. K., B. P. Weiss, W. S. Cassata, D. L. Shuster, S. M. Tikoo, J. Gattacceca, T. L. Grove, and M. D. Fuller (2012), A long-lived lunar core dynamo, Science, 335, 453-456.

Tikoo, S. M., B. P. Weiss, J. Buz, E. K. Shea, G. Melo, and T. L. Grove (2012), Magnetic fidelity of lunar samples and implications for an ancient core dynamo, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 337-338, 93-103, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.05.024.

Wieczorek, M. A., B. P. Weiss, and S. T. Stewart (2012), An impactor origin for lunar magnetic anomalies, Science, 335, 1212-1215, doi: 10.1126/science.1214773.

Yamamoto, S., R. Nakamura, T. Matsunaga, Y. Ogawa, Y. Ishihara, T. Morota, N. Hirata, M. Ohtake, T. Hiroi, Y. Yokota, and J. Haruyama (2012), Olivine-rich exposures in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, Icarus, 218, 331-344, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.12.012.



Baker, D. M. H., J. W. Head III, C. I. Fassett, S. J. Kadish, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, and G. A. Neumann (2011), The transition from complex crater to peak-ring basin on the Moon:  New observations from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) instrument, Icarus, 214, 377-393, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.05.030.

Cassata, W. S., D. L. Shuster, P. R. Renne, and B. P. Weiss (2011), Evidence for heterogeneous shock heating revealed by high-resolution 40Ar/39Ar thermochronometry of martian meteorites, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 6900-6920.

Cheek, L. C., C. M. Pieters, J. W. Boardman, R. N. Clark, J. P. Combe, J. W. Head, P. J. Isaacson, T. B. McCord, D. Moriarty, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, J. M. Sunshine, and L. A. Taylor (2011), Goldschmidt crater and the Moon's north polar region: Results from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M-3), J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00G02, doi: 10.1029/2010je003702.

Dhingra, D., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, J. W. Head III, P. J. Isaacson, and L. A. Taylor (2011), Compositional diversity at Theophilus crater:  Understanding the geological context of Mg-spinel bearing central peaks, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L11201, doi: 10.1029/2011GL047314.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T. (2011), How much water does it take to be wet?  Water on the Moon, Phys. Today, 64, 74-75.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T., S. Burgess, and Q.-Z. Yin (2011), The lunar magma ocean:  Reconciling the solidification process with lunar petrology and geochronology, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 304, 326-336, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.004.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T., and T. L. Grove (2011), Water (hydrogen) in the lunar mantle:  Results from petrology and magma ocean modeling, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 307, 173-179.

Fassett, C. I., S. J. Kadish, J. W. Head III, S. C. Solomon, and R. G. Strom (2011), The global population of large craters on Mercury and comparison with the Moon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L10202, doi: 10.1029/2011GL047294.

Garrick-Bethell, I., J. W. Head III, and C. M. Pieters (2011), Spectral properties, magnetic fields, and dust transport at lunar swirls, Icarus, 212, 480-492, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.036.

Hauri, E. H., T. Weinreich, A. E. Saal, M. J. Rutherford, and J. A. Van Orman (2011), High pre-eruptive water contents preserved in lunar melt inclusions, Science, 333, 213-215.

Hibbitts, C. A., G. A. Grieves, M. J. Poston, M. D. Dyar, A. B. Alexandov, M. A. Johnson, and T. M. Orlando (2011), Thermal stability of water and hydroxyl on the surface of the Moon from temperature-programmed desorption measurements of lunar analog materials, Icarus, 213, 64-72, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.02.015.

Hiesinger, H., J. W. Head, U. Wolf, R. Jaumann, and G. Neukum (2011), Ages and stratigraphy of lunar mare basalts: A synthesis, in Recent Advances and Current Research Issues in Lunar Stratigraphy, edited by W. A. Ambrose and D. A. Williams, pp. 1-51, Geological Society of America Special Paper 477.

Isaacson, P. J., A. B. Sarbadhikari, C. M. Pieters, R. L. Klima, T. Hiroi, Y. Liu, and L. A. Taylor (2011), The lunar rock and mineral characterization consortium: Deconstruction and integrated mineralogical, petrologic, and spectroscopic analyses of mare basalts, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 46, 228-251, doi:10.1111/J.1945-5100.2010.01148.X.

Kaydash, V., Y. Shkuratov, V. Korokhin, and G. Videen (2011), Photometric anomalies in the Apollo landing sites as seen from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Icarus, 211, 89-96, doi:10.1016/J.Icarus.2010.08.024.

Klima, R. L., M. D. Dyar, and C. M. Pieters (2011), Near-infrared spectra of clinopyroxenes:  Effects of calcium content and crystal structure, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 46, 379-395, doi: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01158.x.

Krawczynski, M. J. (2011), Exprimental studies of melting and crystalllization processes in planetary interiors, PhD thesis, 201 pp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Liu, Y., and L. A. Taylor (2011), Characterization of lunar dust:  Physical, chemical, and mineralogical properties, Planet. Space Sci., 59, 1769-1783.

Louzada, K. L., S. T. Stewart, B. P. Weiss, J. Gattacceca, R. J. Lillis, and J. S. Halekas (2011), Impact demagnetization of the martian crust:  Current knowledge and future directions, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 305, 257-269.

Meyer, J., and J. Wisdom (2011), Precession of the lunar core, Icarus, 211, 921-924, doi:10.1016/J.Icarus.2010.09.016.

Rosenburg, M. A., O. Aharonson, J. W. Head, M. A. Kreslavsky, E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. H. Torrence, and M. T. Zuber (2011), Global surface slopes and roughness of the Moon from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E02001, doi:10.1029/2010je003716.

Thaisen, K. G., J. W. Head III, L. A. Taylor, G. Y. Kramer, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, and C. M. Pieters (2011), Geology of the Moscoviense basin, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00G07, doi: 10.1029/2010JE003732.

Whitten, J. L., and J. W. Head III (2011), Lunar mare deposits associated with the Orientale impact basin: New insights into mineralogy, history, mode of emplacement, and relation to Orientale basin evolution from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data from Chandrayaan-1, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00G09, doi: 10.1029/2010JE003736.



Andrews-Hanna, J. C., and M. T. Zuber (2010), Elliptical craters and basins on the terrestrial planets, in Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution IV, edited by R. L. Gibson and W. U. Reimold, pp. 1-13, Geol. Soc. Am. Special Papers, 465.

Barr, J. A. (2010), Primitive magmas of the Earth and Moon:  A petrologic investigation of magma genesis and evolution, PhD thesis, 211 pp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Bottke, W. F., R. J. Walker, J. M. D. Day, D. Nesvorny, and L. Elkins-Tanton (2010), Stochastic late accretion to Earth, the Moon, and Mars, Science, 330, 1527-1530, doi:10.1126/Science.1196874.

Buz, J. (2010), Lunar magnetism in the last 9000 years, B.Sc. thesis, 28 pp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Dyar, M. D., C. A. Hibbitts, and T. M. Orlando (2010), Mechanisms for incorporation of hydrogen in and on terrestrial planetary surfaces, Icarus, 208, 425-437, doi:10.1016/J.Icarus.2010.02.014.

Garrick-Bethell, I., F. Nimmo, and M. A. Wieczorek (2010), Structure and formation of the lunar farside highlands, Science, 330, 949-951, doi: 10.1126/Science.1193424.

Garrick-Bethell, I., and B. P. Weiss (2010), Kamacite blocking temperatures and applications to lunar magnetism, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 294, 1-7, doi:10.1016/J.Epsl.2010.02.013.

Gattacceca, J., M. Boustie, E. Lima, B. P. Weiss, T. de Resseguier, and J. P. Cuq-Lelandais (2010), Unraveling the simultaneous shock magnetization and demagnetization of rocks, Phys. Earth. Planet. In., 182, 42-49, doi:10.1016/J.Pepi.2010.06.009.

Head III, J. W. (2010), Transition from complex craters to multi-ringed basins on terrestrial planetary bodies: Scale-dependent role of the expanding melt cavity and progressive interaction with the displaced zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L02203, doi: 1029/2009GL041790.

Head, J. W., C. I. Fassett, S. J. Kadish, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and E. Mazarico (2010), Global distribution of large lunar craters: Implications for resurfacing and impactor populations, Science, 329, 1504-1507, doi: 10.1126/Science.1195050.

Hiesinger, H., J. W. Head, U. Wolf, R. Jaumann, and G. Neukum (2010), Ages and stratigraphy of lunar mare basalts in Mare Frigoris and other nearside maria based on crater size-frequency distribution measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E03003, doi:10.1029/2009je003380.

Isaacson, P. J., and C. M. Pieters (2010), Deconvolution of lunar olivine reflectance spectra: Implications for remote compositional assessment, Icarus, 210, 8-13, doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2010.06.004.

Korokhin, V. V., Y. I. Velikodsky, Y. G. Shkuratov, V. G. Kaydash, S. Y. Gerasimenko, N. V. Opanasenko, G. Videen, and C. Pieters (2010), Removal of topographic effects from lunar images using Kaguya (LALT) and Earth-based observations, Planet. Space Sci., 58, 1298-1306, doi:10.1016/J.Pss.2010.05.013.

Maloof, A. C., S. T. Stewart, B. P. Weiss, S. A. Soule, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, K. L. Louzada, I. Garrick-Bethell, and P. M. Poussart (2010), Geology of Lonar Crater, India, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 122, 109-126, doi:10.1130/B26474.1.

Meyer, J., L. Elkins-Tanton, and J. Wisdom (2010), Coupled thermal-orbital evolution of the early Moon, Icarus, 208, 1-10, doi:10.1016/J.Icarus.2010.01.029.

Meyer, J., L. Elkins-Tanton, and J. Wisdom (2010), Corrigendum to "Coupled thermal-orbital evolution of the early Moon," [Icarus 208 (2010) 1-10], Icarus, 212, 448-449.

Shkuratov, Y. G., V. G. Kaydash, S. Gerasimenko, N. V. Opanasenko, Y. I. Velikodsky, V. V. Korokhin, G. Videen, and C. M. Pieters (2010), Probable swirls detected as photometric anomalies in Oceanus Procellarum, Icarus, 208, 20-30, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.01.028.

Shuster, D. L., G. Balco, W. S. Cassata, V. A. Fernandes, I. Garrick-Bethell, and B. P. Weiss (2010), A record of impacts preserved in the lunar regolith, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 290, 155-165, doi:10.1016/J.Epsl.2009.12.016.

Taylor, L. A., C. Pieters, A. Patchen, D. H. S. Taylor, R. V. Morris, L. P. Keller, and D. S. Mckay (2010), Mineralogical and chemical characterization of lunar highland soils: Insights into the space weathering of soils on airless bodies, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E02002, doi:10.1029/2009je003427.

Tompkins, S., and C. M. Pieters (2010), Spectral characteristics of lunar impact melts and inferred mineralogy, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 45, 1152-1169, doi:10.1111/J.1945-5100.2010.01074.X.

Wagner, R., J. W. Head, U. Wolf, and G. Neukum (2010), Lunar red spots: Stratigraphic sequence and ages of domes and plains in the Hansteen and Helmet regions on the lunar nearside, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E06015, doi:10.1029/2009je003359.

Weiss, B. P., S. Pedersen, I. Garrick-Bethell, S. T. Stewart, K. L. Louzada, A. C. Maloof, and N. L. Swanson-Hysell (2010), Paleomagnetism of impact spherules from Lonar crater, India and a test for impact-generated fields, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 298, 66-76, doi:10.1016/J.Epsl.2010.07.028.



Dyar, M. D., E. C. Sklute, O. N. Menzies, P. A. Bland, D. Lindsley, T. D. Glotch, M. D. Lane, M. W. Schaffer, B. Wopenka, R. L. Klima, J. L. Bishop, T. Hiroi, C. M. Pieters, and J. Sunshine (2009), Spectroscopic characterisitcs of synthetic olivine:  An integrated multi-wavelength and multi-technique approach, Am. Mineral., 94, 883-898.

Garrick-Bethell, I. (2009), Early Lunar Geology and Geophysics, PhD thesis, 201 pp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Garrick-Bethell, I., C. J. Runyon, C. Pieters, M. B. Wyatt, P. J. isaacson, and L. T. Elkins-Tanton (2009), Ensuring U.S. competitiveness in the 21st century global economy with a long term lunar exploration program, White Paper, NAS Decadal Survey,

Garrick-Bethell, I., B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, and J. Buz (2009), Early lunar magnetism, Science, 323, 356-359.

Garrick-Bethell, I., and M. T. Zuber (2009), Elliptical structure of the lunar South Pole-Aiken basin, Icarus, 204, 399-408.

Grove, T. L., and M. J. Krawczynski (2009), Lunar mare volcanism:  Where did the magmas come from?, Elements, 5, 29-34.

Haruyama, J., K. Hioki, M. Shirao, T. Morota, H. Hiesinger, C. H. van der Bogert, H. Miyamoto, A. Iwasaki, Y. Yokota, M. Ohtake, T. Matsunaga, S. Hara, S. Nakanotani, and C. M. Pieters (2009), Possible lunar lava tube skylight observed by SELENE cameras, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L21206, doi: 10.1029/2009GL040635.

Isaacson, P. J., and C. M. Pieters (2009), Northern Imbrium Noritic anomaly, J. Geophys. Res., 114, E09007, doi:10.1029/2008JE003293.

Lima, E. A., and B. P. Weiss (2009), Obtaining vector magnetic field maps from single-component measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B06102, doi: 10.1029/2008JB006006.

Miller, J., L. A. Taylor, C. Zeitlin, L. Heilbronn, S. Guetersloh, M. DiGiuseppe, Y. Iwata, and T. Murakami (2009), Lunar soil as shielding against space radiation, Radiation Measurements, 44, 163-167, doi: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2009.01.010.

Nicholis, M. G., and M. J. Rutherford (2009), Graphite oxidation in the Apollo 17 orange glass magma:  Implications  for the generation of a lunar volcanic gas phase, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73, 5905-5917.

Ohtake, M., T. Matsunaga, J. Haruyama, Y. Yokota, T. Morota, C. Honda, Y. Ogawa, M. Torii, H. Miyamoto, T. Arai, N. Hirata, A. Iwasaki, R. Nakamura, T. Hiroi, T. Sugihara, H. Takeda, H. Otake, C. M. Pieters, K. Saiki, K. Kitazato, M. Abe, N. Asada, H. Demura, Y. Yamaguchi, S. Sasaki, S. Kodama, J. Terazono, M. Shirao, A. Yamaji, S. Minami, Akiyama, and J.-L. Josset (2009), The global distribution of pure anorthosite on the Moon, Nature, 461, 236-240, doi:10.1038/nature08317.

Rochette, P., and B. P. Weiss (2009), Magnetic minerals and magnetism of extraterrestrial materials, Elements, 5, 223-228.

Rutherford, M. J., and P. Papale (2009), Origin of basalt fire-fountain eruptions on Earth versus the Moon, Geology, 37, 219-222.

Thacker, C., Y. Liang, Q. L. Peng, and P. C. Hess (2009), The stability and major element partitioning of ilmenite and armalcolite during lunar cumulate mantle overturn, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73, 820-836.

Thaisen, K. G., and L. A. Taylor (2009), Meteorite fusion crust variability, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 44, 871-878.

Wallace, W. T., L. A. Taylor, Y. Liu, B. L. Cooper, D. S. McKay, B. Chen, and A. S. Jeevarajan (2009), Lunar dust and lunar simulant activation and monitoring, Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 44, 961-970, doi: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2009.tb00781.x.

Weiss, B. P., J. Gattacceca, S. Stanley, P. Rochette, and U. R. Christensen (2009), Paleomagnetic records of meteorites and early planetesimal differentiation, Space. Sci. Rev., doi: 10.1007/s11214-009-9580-z.