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M3 Publications

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Besse, S., J. M. Sunshine, C. M. Pieters, N. E. Petro, M. I. Staid, D. Dhingra, J. W. Head III, P. J. Isaacson, and the M3 Team (2010), New observations of the Marius Hills complex from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1361.

Boardman, J. W., C. M. Pieters, R. O. Green, R. N. Clark, J. M. Sunshine, J.-P. Combe, P. J. Isaacson, S. R. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. B. McCord, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, P. Varanasi, and L. Taylor (2010), A new lunar globe as seen by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper: Image coverage, spectral dimensionality and statistical anomalies, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1716.

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Cheek, L. C., C. M. Pieters, R. N. Clark, P. J. Isaacson, T. B. McCord, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, J. M. Sunshine, and L. A. Taylor (2010), The Goldschmidt region as viewed from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1962.

Clark, R., C. M. Pieters, R. O. Green, and the M3 Science Team (2009), Thermal removal from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 2136.

Clark, R., C. M. Pieters, R. O. Green, J. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, J. W. Head III, P. J. Isaacson, K. E. Livo, T. B. McCord, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, J. M. Sunshine, and L. A. Taylor (2010), Water and hydroxyl on the Moon as seen by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2302.

Clark, R. N., C. M. Pieters, L. A. Taylor, N. E. Petro, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Nettles, J.-P. Combe, and the M3 Team (2010), Rayleigh scattering in reflectance spectra of the Moon, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2337.

Combe, J.-P., T. B. McCord, G. Y. Kramer, C. M. Pieters, L. A. Taylor, N. E. Petro, J. W. Boardman, J. F. Mustard, J. M. Sunshine, S. Tompkins, R. O. Green, and the M3 Team (2010), Mixing of surface materials investigated by spectral mixture analysis with the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2215.

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Dhingra, D., C. M. Pieters, P. J. Isaacson, M. I. Staid, J. F. Mustard, R. L. Klima, L. A. Taylor, G. Y. Kramer, J. W. Nettles, and the M3 Team (2010), Spectroscopic signature of the high titanium basalts at Mare Tranquillitatis from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2494.

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Green, R. O., C. M. Pieters, P. Mouroulis, G. Sellars, M. Eastwood, S. Geier, and J. Shea (2007), The Moon Mineralogy Mapper:  Characteristics and early laboratory calibration results, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXVIII, abstract 2354.

Green, R. O., C. M. Pieters, P. Mouroulis, G. Sellar, M. Eastwood, S. Geier, J. Shea, and the M3 team (2008), Calibration, shipment and initial spacecraft integration of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (m3) imaging spectrometer for the Chandrayaan-1 mission, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXIX, abstract 1803.

Green, R. O., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, D. Barr, C. Bruce, J. Bousman, A. Chatterjee, M. Eastwood, V. Essandoh, S. Geier, T. Glavich, R. Green, V. Haemmerle, S. Hyman, L. Hovland, T. Koch, K. Lee, S. Lundeen, E. Motts, P. Mouroulis, S. Paulson, K. Plourde, C. Racho, D. Robison, J. Rodriguez, P. Rothman, G. Sellar, C. Smith, H. Sobel, J. Stamp, H. Tseng, P. Varanasi, D. Wilson, and M. White (2009), The Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) imaging spectrometer: Early assessment of the spectral, radiometric, spatial, and uniformity characteristics, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 2307.

Green, R. O., J. Boardman, C. M. Pieters, R. Clark, and the M3 Team (2010), An algorithm for estimation and correction of the thermal emitted radiance with preservation of spectral structure in data measured by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2331.

Green, R. O., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, M. Eastwood, P. Mouroulis, S. Lundeen, and M. White (2010), Assessment of the complete Moon Mineralogy Mapper data set and on-orbit validation of the spectral calibration, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2190.

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Head III, J. W., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, L. Cheek, R. Clark, J.-P. Combe, C. I. Fassett, R. O. Green, M. D. Hicks, P. J. Isaacson, R. L. Klima, G. Y. Kramer, S. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. B. McCord, J. F. Mustard, J. W. Nettles, N. Petro, C. Runyon, M. I. Staid, J. M. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, S. Tompkins, and P. Varanasi (2010), The lunar Orientale basin: Structure and crustal mineralogy from Chandrayaan-1 Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1030.

Head III, J. W., C. M. Pieters, M. I. Staid, J. F. Mustard, L. A. Taylor, T. B. McCord, P. J. Isaacson, R. Klima, N. E. Petro, R. Clark, J. W. Nettles, and J. Whitten (2010), Morphology and distribution of volcanic vents in the Orientale basin from Chandrayaan-1 Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1032.

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Isaacson, P. J., C. M. Pieters, R. N. Clark, J. W. Head III, R. L. Klima, N. E. Petro, M. I. Staid, J. M. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, K. G. Thaisen, and S. Tompkins (2010), Remote compositional analyses of lunar olivine-rich lithologies using Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1809.

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Klima, R. L., C. M. Pieters, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Head III, M. I. Staid, L. A. Taylor, N. E. Petro, and J. M. Sunshine (2010), Global distribution and composition of low-Ca pyroxenes on the Moon as viewed by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1485.

Kramer, G. Y., T. B. McCord, J. W. Harder, and G. Thuillier (2008), The extraterrestrial spectrum for planetary mapping:  A look at options for Chandrayaan-1's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXIX, abstract 2236.

Kramer, G. Y., J.-P. Combe, T. B. McCord, C. M. Pieters, J. W. Head III, L. A. Taylor, and M. I. Staid (2010), Colorful views of the Moon:  Comparing spectra from Clementine and the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2338.

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McCord, T. B., L. A. Taylor, T. M. Orlando, C. M. Pieters, J.-P. Combe, G. Y. Kramer, J. M. Sunshine, J. W. Head III, and J. F. Mustard (2010), Origin of OH/water on the lunar surface detected by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1860.

Mustard, J. F., C. M. Pieters, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Head III, R. L. Klima, N. E. Petro, M. I. Staid, J. M. Sunshine, C. Runyon, and L. A. Taylor (2010), Compositional characteristics of the Aristarchus crater from (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2000.

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Nettles, J. W., S. Besse, J. Boardman, J.-P. Combe, R. Clark, D. Dhingra, P. J. Isaacson, R. Klima, G. Y. Kramer, N. E. Petro, C. M. Pieters, M. I. Staid, and L. A. Taylor (2010), Progress toweard a new lunar optical maturity measure based on Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2217.

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Petro, N. E., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, R. O. Green, J. W. Head, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Nettles, E. Malaret, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, and S. Tompkins (2008), Targeting for the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument on the Chandrayaan-1 mission, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXIX, abstract 1696.

Petro, N. E., J. M. Sunshine, C. M. Pieters, R. L. Klima, J. Boardman, S. Besse, J. W. Head III, P. J. Isaacson, L. A. Taylor, and S. Tompkins (2010), Low crustal materials exposed in the Apollo basin revealed using Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1802.

Pieters, C. M., J. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, R. Clark, R. Green, J. W. Head, S. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. B. McCord, J. F. Mustard, C. Runyon, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, L. Taylor, and S. Tompkins (2007), M3 on Chandrayaan-1: Strategy for mineral assessment of the Moon, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXVIII, abstract 1295.

Pieters, C. M., J. W. Head, P. J. Isaacson, N. E. Petro, C. Runyon, M. Ohtake, B. Föing, and M. Grande (2008), Lunar international science coordination/calibration targets (L-ISCT), Advances in Space Research, 42, 248-258, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2007.05.038.

Pieters, C., S. Kumar, J. W. Head III, J. N. Goswami, K. Kumar, R. Green, J. Boardman, M. Staid, N. Petro, and P. Isaacson (2009), Lunar Orientale basin: Nature of impact melt and volcanic flooding from Chandrayaan-1 (M3, TMC, HySI), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 2157.

Pieters, C. M., J. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, A. Chatterjee, R. Clark, T. Glavich, R. Green, J. W. Head, P. J. Isaacson, E. Malaret, T. B. McCord, J. F. Mustard, N. E. Petro, C. Runyon, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, L. Taylor, S. Tompkins, P. Varanasi, and M. White (2009), The Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) on Chandrayaan-1, Current Science, 96, 500-505.

Pieters, C. M., and the M3 Team (2009), Mineralogy of the lunar crust in spatial context: First results from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 2052.

Pieters, C., S. Kumar, J. W. Head III, J. N. Goswami, K. Kumar, R. Green, J. Boardman, M. Staid, N. Petro, and P. Isaacson (2009), Lunar Orientale basin: Nature of impact melt and volcanic flooding from Chandrayaan-1 (M3, TMC, HySI), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 2157.

Pieters, C. M., J. N. Goswami, R. N. Clark, M Annadurai, J. Boardman, B. Buratti, J.-P Combe, M. D. Dyar, R. Green, J. W. Head, C. Hibbitts, M. Hicks, P. Isaacson, R. Klima, G. Kramer, S. Kumar, E. Livo, S. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. McCord, J. Mustard, J. Nettles, N. Petro, C. Runyon, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, S. Tompkins, and P. Varanasi (2009), Character and spatial distribution of OH/H2O on the surface of the Moon seen by M3 on Chandrayaan-1, Science, 326, 568-572, doi: 10.1126/science.1178658.

Pieters, C. M., J. Boardman, B. J. Buratti, R. Clark, J.-P. Combe, R. O. Green, J. N. Goswami, J. W. Head III, M. D. Hicks, P. J. Isaacson, R. L. Klima, G. Y. Kramer, K. Kumar, S. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. B. McCord, J. F. Mustard, J. W. Nettles, N. E. Petro, C. Runyon, M. I. Staid, J. M. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, K. Thaisen, S. Tompkins, and P. Varanasi (2010), Identification of a new spinel-rich lunar rock type by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1854.

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Rodriguez, J. I., H. Tseng, P. Varanasi, and B. Zhang (2009), On-orbit performance of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument, International Conference on Environmental Systems, abstract 2009-01-2390, doi: 10.4271/2009-01-2390.

Rodriguez, J. I., H. Tseng, and B. Zhang (2009), Thermal control system of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument, SAE International Journal of Aerospace, 1, 376-387.

Runyon, C. R., S. Shipp, K. Balch, G. Tuthill, K. Garver, and J. Gutbezahl (2007), An overview of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper/Chandrayaan-1 E/PO program, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XXXVIII, abstract 1812.

Runyon, C. J., S. Shipp, C. Shupla, G. Tuthill, and K. Halau (2008), Sharing Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M)/Chandrayaan-1 with students and the public, NLSI Lunar Science Conference, abstract 2067.

Runyon, C., S. Shipp, G. Tuthill, and K. Garver (2009), What's new with the Moon Mineralogy Mapper/Chandrayaan-1 E/PO program?, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XL, abstract 1725.

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Staid, M. I., C. M. Pieters, J. Boardman, J. W. Head III, J. M. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, P. J. Isaacson, S. Besse, R. L. Klima, G. Y. Kramer, and D. Dhingra (2010), Regional and temporal variations in the western mare basalts: New observations from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2002.

Sunshine, J. M., S. Besse, N. E. Petro, C. M. Pieters, J. W. Head III, L. A. Taylor, R. L. Klima, P. J. Isaacson, J. W. Boardman, R. C. Clark, and the M3 Team (2010), Hidden in plain sight: Spinel-rich deposits on the nearside of the Moon as revealed by Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1508.

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Whitten, J., J. W. Head III, M. I. Staid, C. M. Pieters, J. F. Mustard, L. A. Taylor, T. B. McCord, P. J. Isaacson, R. Klima, J. W. Nettles, and the M3 Team (2010), Characteristics, affinities and ages of volcanic deposits associated with the Orientale basin from Chandrayaan-1 Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data: mare stratigraphy, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 1841.

Wyatt, M. B., K. L. Donaldson Hanna, D. A. Paige, B. T. Greenhagen, J. Helbert, and A. Maturilli (2010), Diviner observations of pure plagioclase regions as identified by SELENE and the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., XLI, abstract 2498.