Abstracts: Carle M. Pieters

Research documents (unrefereed). Major abstracts are included only if material is not published elsewhere. Approximate chronological order.

Pieters, C., (1972). Wavelength Dependence of the Polarization of Light Reflected from a Particulate Surface in the Spectral Region of a Transition Metal Absorption Band, Master's Thesis, M.I.T. Cambridge, MA.

Pieters, C., Anderson, K., Gaffey, M., Nygard, S., and Vilas, F. (1975b). Spectral Flux Calibrations (0.3 to 1.1 µm) of Bright Stars for Use as Standards for Planetary Astronomy, (abstract), Annual AAS/DPS Meeting, 17-21 February, Columbia, Maryland.

Owensby, P., Pieters, C., Gaffey, M., and McCord, T.B., (1977). Spectral Photometry of Bright Stars (0.3 to 1.1 µm) for Use as Planetary Standards, Working Manuscript.

Pieters, C., (1977). Polarization in a mineral mbsorption mand II: Observations, (abstract) Annual AAS/DPS Meeting, 19-22 January, Honolulu.

Pieters, C., (1977). Characterization and Distribution of Lunar Mare Basalt Types Using Remote Sensing Techniques, Ph.D. Thesis, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, 348 p.

Pieters, C.M., (1979). Highland Basalts? Spectral Data for a Southern Highland Plains Unit, Proc. Lunar and Planet. Sci. Conf. X, (abstract) Lunar and Planetary Science Institute, Houston, 981-983.

Butler, P., Goldberg, A., Pieters, C., Waltz, S., and Nagle, S., (1979). Spectral Reflectance Images of Lunar Cores: New Resources, Lunar and Planet. Science X, (abstract) Lunar and Planetary Science Institute, Houston, 175-179.

Pieters, C.M., and McCord, T.B., (1979). Hell and Terra from Remote Sensing Techniques, (abstract) EOS Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 60, 299-300.

Pieters, C.M., (1980). Regoliths in the lab, Geotimes, 25, 16-17.

Pieters, C.M. (1981a). Spectral Mapping of Planetary Surface Geochemical Units. In IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Digest (K.R. Carver, ed.), IEEE Cat. No. 81CH1656-8, 497-504.

Pieters, C.M. (1981b). Mars: Global Albedo Feature vs. Time, (extended abstract). Third International Colloquium on Mars, Pasadena, 196-198.

Brukenthal, E.A., and Pieters, C.M., (1984). Spectral Effects of Natural Shock on Plagioclase Feldspar,Lunar and Planet. Sci. XV, 96-97.

Pieters, C.M., (1984). Asteroid-Meteorite Connection: Regolith Effects Implied by Lunar Reflectance Spectra, (abstract) presented at 47th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M.

Pieters, C.M. and Horz, F., (1985). Spectral Characteristics of Experimental Regoliths, Lunar and Planet. Sci. XVI, Part II, 661-662.

Pieters, C.M. and Mustard, J.F., (1985). Spectroscopy of Moses Rock Kimberlite Diatreme, Proc. Airborne Imaging Spectrometer Data Analysis Workshop (G. Vane and A. Goetz Eds.), JPL publication 85-41, p. 106-110.

Britt, D.T. and Pieters, C.M. (1988). The Origin of Phobos: Implications of Compositional Properties, Astron. Vestnik XXII, No. 3, 229-239.

Pieters, C.M., Hill, P.M., Magee, K.P. and Sunshine, J.M. (1988). Water on the Moon? Potential Detection of Recent Cometary Impacts in the Earth/Moon Environment Using LGO/VMS, (abstract), Lunar and Planet. Sci. XIX, LPI, Houston, 935-936.

Pieters, C.M. (1989). Seeing Through the Dust and Alteration Products of Mars, Lunar and Planet. Sci. XX, LPI, Houston, 850-851.

Sunshine, J.M. and Pieters, C.M. (1990). Extraction of Compositional Information from Olivine Reflectance Spectra: A New Capability for Lunar Exploration, (abstract) Lunar and Planet. Sci. XXI, Houston, 1223-1224.

Pieters, C.M., Shkuratov, Yu.G., and Stankevich, D.G. (1990). Character of the Opposition Effect and Negative Polarization. In Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc., Vol. 22, No. 3, 1033-1034.

Pieters, C.M. (1990). The Probable Continuum Between Emplacement of Plutons and Mare Volcanism in Lunar Crustal Evolution. In Abstracts for the LPI-LAPST Workshop on Mare Volcanism and Basalt Petrogenesis: "Astrounding Fundamental Concepts (AFC)" Developed Over the Last Fifteen Years, 35-36.

Moroz, L.V. and Pieters, C.M. (1991). Reflectance Spectra of Some Fractions of Migei and Murchison CM Chondrites in the Range of 0.3-2.6 mm. Lunar and Planetary Science XXII, LPI, Houston, TX, 923-924.

Moroz, L.V., Pieters, C.M., and Akhmanova, M.V. (1991). Spectroscopy of Solid Carbonaceous Materials: Implications for Dark Surfaces of Outer Belt Asteroids. Lunar and Planetary Science XXII, LPI, Houston, TX, 925-926.

Pieters, C.M., Pratt, S., Hoffmann, H., Helfenstein, P. and Mustard, J. (1991). Bidirectional Spectroscopy of Returned Lunar Soils: Detailed "Ground Truth" for Planetary Remote Sensors. Lunar and Planetary Science XXII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1069-1070.

Pieters, C.M., Britt, D., and Bishop, J. (1991). Vis/NearIR Reflectance Spectra of CI/CM Antarctic Consortium Meteorites: B7904, Y82162, Y86720. Abstract of 54th Meteoritical Society Meeting, in Meteoritics, 26, 385.

Moroz, L.V., Pieters, C.M., and Akhmanov, M.V. (1992). Why the Surfaces of Outer Belt Asteroids are Dark and Red? Lunar and Planetary Science XXIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 931-932.

Murchie, S.L., Erard, S., Mustard, J.F., Bibring, J., Langevin, Y., Head, J.W., and Pieters, C.M. (1992). The Geology of the Interior Deposits of Valles Marineris from Viking Images and ISM Imaging Spectroscopy. Lunar and Planetary Science XXIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 945-946.

Sunshine, J.M., Pieters, C.M., Head, J.W., McEwen, A.S., and Greeley, R. (1992). Oceanus Procellarum as Viewed by Galileo: Evidence for Compositional Diversity in the Mare Deposits and at the Marius Hills Plateau. Lunar and Planetary Science XXIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1387-88.

Hiroi, T., Bell, J.F., Takeda, H, and Pieters, C.M. (1993) Spectral Comparison Between Olivine-Rich Asteroids and Pallasites, Proc. NIPR Symp. on Antarctic Meteorites, No. 6, 234-245.

Hiroi, T., Pieters, C.M., Zolensky, M.E., and Lipschutz, M.E. (1993) Possible Thermal Metamorphism on the C, G, B, F Asteroids Detected from Their Reflectance Spectra in Comparison with Carbonaceous Chondrites, Proc. NIPR Symp. on Antarctic Meteorites 7, 230-243.

Head, J.W., Belton, M., Greeley, R., Pieters, C.M., McEwen, A.S., Neukum, G., and McCord, T. (1993) Lunar Scout Missions: Galileo Encounter Results and Application to Scientific Problems and Exploration Requirements, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 625-626.

Helfenstein, P., Veverka, J., Head, J.W., Pieters, C., Pratt, S., Mustard, J., Klaasen, K., Neukum, G., Hoffmann, H., Jaumann, R., Rebhan, H., McEwen, A.S., and Belton, M. (1993) Galileo Photometry of Apollo Landing Sites, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 635-636.

Mustard, J.F., Sunshine, J.M., Pieters, C.M., Hoppin, A., and Pratt, S.F. (1993) From Minerals to Rocks: Toward Modeling Lithologies With Remote Sensing, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1041-1042.

Pieters, C.M., Head, J.W., McCord, T.B., and the MinMap Team (1993) MinMap: An Imaging Spectrometer for High Resolution Compositional Mapping of the Moon, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1145-1146.

Pieters, C.M., Mustard, J.F., Pratt, S.F., Sunshine, J.M. and Hoppin, A. (1993) Visible Infrared Properties of Controlled Laboratory Soils, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1147-1148.

Pieters, C.M., Belton, M., Head, J.W., Greeley, R., McEwen, A., Fischer, E., Sunshine, J., Klaasen, K., Plutchak, J., Neukum, G., Johnson, T.V., and the SSI Team (1993) Compositional Diversity of the Lunar North Pole: Preliminary Analyses of Galileo SSI Data, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, Houston, TX, 1141-1142.

Sunshine, J.M. and Pieters, C.M. (1993) Determining the Composition of Olivine on Asteroidal Surfaces, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXIV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1379-1380.

Cruikshank, D.P., Moroz, L.V., Geballe, T.R., Pieters, C.M., and Bell, J.F. (1993) Asphaltite-like Organics on Planetesimal 5145 Pholus, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 25, No. 3, 1125-1126.

Pieters, C.M. and Rode, O. (1993) Spectral Properties of Maskelynite from the Gabbroic Meteorite A881757, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 25, No. 3, 1134-1135.

Pieters, C.M. and Binzel, R.P. (1994) Young Vesta (Regolith)?, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1083-1084.

Sunshine, J.M., Pieters, C.M., and Head, J.W. (1994) New Evidence for Compositional Diversity on the Marius Hills Plateau from Galileo Multi-Spectral Imaging, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXV, LPI, Houston, TX, 1359-1360.

Fischer, E.M. and Pieters, C.M. (1994) Quantification of Lunar Surface Mineralogy and Chemistry from Remote Spectroscopic Measurements: Removing the Optical Effects of Space Weathering, Proc. Tenth Thematic Conference on Geologic Remote Sensing, in press.

Head, J.W., Pieters, C.M., and McCord, T.B. (1994) Lunar orbital imaging spectroscopy for scientific analysis and human exploration planning: The MINMAP experiment, 30th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Hamburg, Germany.

Pieters, C.M., Tompkins, S., Staid, M.I., and Fischer, E.M. (1994) Lithologic Mixing at Large Lunar Impact Craters, Eos, 75, No. 44, supplement, 399.

Pieters, C.M. (1994) Spectroscopy of Lunar Materials, Eos, 75, No. 44, supplement, 623-4.

Bishop, J., Pieters, C., Mustard, J., Pratt, S., and Hiroi, T. (1994) Spectral Analyses of ALH 84001, A Meteorite from Mars, Meteoritics, 444-445.

Fischer, E. and Pieters, C.M. (1994) Quantification of lunar surface mineralogy and chemistry from remote spectroscopic measurements: Removing the optical effects of space weathering, Proc. 10th Thematic Conf. Geol. Remote Sensing, 1287-1296.

Fischer, E.M. and Pieters, C.M. (1995) A Model for Lunar Soil Optical Alteration Due to Space Weathering, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVI, LPI, Houston, TX, 395-396.

Pieters, C.M., He, G., Tompkins, S., Staid, M.I., and Fischer, E.M. (1995) The Low-Ti Basalts of Tsiolkovsky as Seen by Clementine, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVI, LPI, Houston, TX, 1121-1122.

Russell, C.T., Abshire, J., A'Hearn, M., Alexander, C., Konopliv, A., Metzger, A., Arnold, J., Berthelier, J., Elphic, R., Hickman, M., Palac, D., Jaumann, R., Neukum, G., McCord, T., Phillips, R., Pieters, C., Purdy, W., and Rosenthal, R. (1995) The Diana Discovery Mission: A Solar Electric Propulsion Mission to the Moon and a Comet, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVI, LPI, Houston, TX, 1201-1202.

Tompkins, S. and Pieters, C.M. (1995) Central Peaks of Lunar Impact Craters: New Views from Clementine, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVI, LPI, Houston, TX, 1413-1414.

Pieters, C.M. (1995) Space Weathering Overview II: Observed Effects, Eos, 76, No. 17, supplement, S194.

Fischer, E.M. and Pieters, C.M. (1995) Application of a Mathematical Model for Optical Alteration to Remotely Sensed Lunar Spectral Data, Eos, 76, No. 17, supplement, S195.

Hiroi, T., Pieters, C.M., Zolensky, M.E., and Lipschutz, M.E. (1995) Thermal Metamorphism of the C, G, B, and F Asteroids Seen from the 3-mm Absorption Band in Comparison with Carbonaceous Chondrites, Antarctic Meteorites 20, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, 72-75.

Pieters, C.M., He, G., Fischer, E.M., and Reedy, R. (1995) Comparison of Optical Methods for Determination of Iron Content of the Moon, Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc.

Tompkins, S. and Pieters, C.M. (1995) Compositional Variations in the Lunar Crust: A Global Survey of Central Peaks, Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc.

Cheng, A.F., Pieters, C.M., and Murchie, S.L. (1996) Sample Collection from Planetary Surfaces, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 213-214.

He, G., Pieters, C.M., and Mustard, J.F. (1996) The Use of Pattern Theory in Spectral Analysis of Surface Units, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 509-510.

Hiroi, T., Pieters, C.M., Zolensky, M.E., and Prinz, M. (1996) Reflectance Spectra (UV-3 mm) of Heated Ivuna (CI) Meteorite and Newly Identified Thermally Metamorphosed CM Chondrites, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 551-552.

Pieters, C.M. (1996) Plagioclase and Maskelynite Diagnostic Features, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1031-1032.

Pieters, C.M. (1996) Visible to Mid-Infrared Properties of Lunar Soils and Soil Separates, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1033-1034.

Pieters, C.M., He, G., and Tompkins, S. (1996) Anorthosite and Olivine Layers of the Farside Upper Crust at Tsiolkovsky, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1035-1036.

Tompkins, S. and Pieters, C.M. (1996) Classification of Central Peak Compositions on the Moon, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1333-1334.

Tompkins, S., Pieters, C.M., and Ryder, G. (1996) Spectral Variations Among Crystalline and Glassy Apollo 17 Impact Melt Rocks, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1335-1336.

Antonenko, I., Head, J.W., and Pieters, C.M. (1997) Cryptomare Delineations Using Craters as Probes to Lunar Stratigraphy: Use of Multispectral Clementine Data as a Tool, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 47-48.

J.L. Bishop, Pieters, C.M., and Hiroi, T. (1997) Spectroscopic Properties of Martian Meteorite ALH84001 and Identification of Minerals and Organic Species, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 117-118.

Hiroi, T., Pieters, C.M., and Morris, R.V. (1997) New Considerations for Estimating Lunar Soil Maturity from Vis-NIR Reflectance Spectroscopy, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 575-576.

Hiroi, T., M.E. Zolensky, and C.M. Pieters (1997) Characterization of Unusual CI/CM/CR Meteorites from Reflectance Spectroscopy, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 577-578.

Pieters, C., Murchie, S., Cheng, A., Zolensky, M., Schultz, P., Clark, B., Thomas, P., Calvin, W., McSween, H., Yeomans, D., McKay, D., Clemett, S., and Gold, R. (1997) Aladdin: Phobos-Deimos Sample Return, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1111-1112.

Taylor, L.A., Pieters, C., Patchen, A., Wentworth, S., and McKay, D.S. (1997) Spectral Reflectance Versus Abundances of Minerals and Glasses in the 10 to 45 Micron Size Fraction of Mare Soil 12030, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1421-1422.

Tompkins, S. and Pieters, C.M. (1997) Composition of the Lunar Crust Beneath the Megaregolith, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1439-1440.

Tompkins, S., Pieters, C.M., and Ryder, G. (1997) Spectral Characteristics of Lunar Impact Melts: Implications for Remote Sensing, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1441-1442.

Wasson, J.T., Pieters, C.M., Fisenko, A.V., Semjonova, L.F., Moroz, L.V., and Warren, P.H. (1997) Simulation of Space Weathering of HED Meteorites by Laser Impulse Irradiation, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1505-1506.

Weitz, C.M., Head, J.W., III, and Pieters, C.M. (1997) Geology of the Lunar Regional Dark Mantle Deposits as Seen by Clementine UVVIS Data, Lunar & Planetary Science Conference XXVIII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1533-1534.

Pieters, C.M., Taylor, L.A., Hiroi, T., McKay, D., Wentworth, S., Morris, R., (1998) Optical Properties and Abundances of Minerals and Glasses in the 10 to 45 Micron Size Fraction of Mare Soils: Part II, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1827.

Pieters, C. M. and Taylor, L. A., (1998) Visible to Mid-Infrared Spectra of Lunar Mare Soils, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXVII, LPI, Houston, TX, 1840.

Hiroi, T. and Pieters, C.M. (1998) Modified Gaussian Deconvolution of Reflectance Spectra of Lunar Soils, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1253.

McEwen, A., Eliason, E., Lucey, P., Malaret, E., Pieters, C., Robinson, M., and Sucharski, T. (1998) Summary of Radiometric Calibration and Photometric Normalization Steps for the Clementine UVVIS Images, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1466.

Schultz, P.H., van der Bogert, C.H., and Pieters, C.M. (1998) The Possible Generation of Friction Melts at the Lunar Crater, Buys-Ballot, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1353.

Staid, M. and Pieters, C.M. (1998) Reevaluation of Lunar Basalt Types Through Spectral Analyses of Fresh Mare Craters, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1853.

Taylor, L.A., Pieters, C., Patchen, A., Taylor, D., Wentworth, S., and McKay, D. (1998) Optical Properties and Abundances of Mineral S and Glasses in the 10 to 45 Micron Size Fraction of Mare Soils: Part 1, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1160.

Wasson, J.T., Pieters, C.M., Fisenko, A.V., Semjonova, L.F., and Warren, P.H. (1998) Simulation of Space Weathering of Eucrites by Laser Impulse Irradiation, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1940.

Zolensky, M.E., Pieters, C., Lipschutz, M.E., and Clark, B. (1998) Mass Constraints for Samples Returned to Earth From Bodies Large and Small, Lunar Planet. Sci. XXIX, LPI, Houston, TX, 1716.

Pieters, C.M. (1998) Constraints on Our View of the Moon I: Convergence of Scale and Context, New Views of the Moon Workshop, Lunar and Planetary Institute, 6026.

Pieters, C.M. (1998) Constraints on Our View of the Moon II: Space Weathering, New Views of the Moon Workshop, Lunar and Planetary Institute, 6027.