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Brown-MIT SSERVI Publications A-Z

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Peer-reviewed Publications


Abdrakhimov, A. M., A. T. Basilevsky, M. A. Ivanov, A. A. Kokhanov, I. P. Karachevtseva, and J. W. Head III (2015), Occurrence probability of slopes on the lunar surface: Estimate by the shaded area percentage in the LROC NAC images, Solar. System Res., 49, 285-294. Doi: 10.1134/S0038094615050019.

Alibay, F., V. R. Desaraju, J. E. Duda, and J. A. Hoffman (2014), Fractionated robotic architectures for planetary surface mobility systems, Acta. Astronaut., 95, 15-29.  Doi: 10.1016/J.Actaastro.2013.10.014.  SSERVI-2014-291.


Baker, D. M. H., and J. W. Head III (2015), Constraints on the depths of origin of peak rings on the Moon from Moon Mineralogy Mapper data, Icarus, 258, 164-180, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.06.013. SSERVI-2015-183.

Baker, D. M. H., J. W. Head III, G. S. Collins, and R. W. K. Potter (2016), The formation of peak-ring basins: Working hypotheses and path forward in using observations to constrain models of impact-basin formation, Icarus, 273, 146-163, doi: 10..1016/j.icarus.2015.11.033. SSERVI-2015-183.

Basilevsky, A. T., C. A. Lorenz, T. V. Shingareva, J. W. Head III, K. R. Ramsley, and A. E. Zubarev (2014), The surface geology and geomorphology of Phobos, Planet. Space Sci., 102, 95-118, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.04.013. SSERVI-2014-297.

Basilevsky, A. T., M. A. Kreslavsky, I. P. Karachevtseva, and E. N. Gusakova (2014), Morphometry of small impact craters in the Lunokhod-1 and Lunokhod-2 study areas, Planet Space Sci, 92, 77-87, doi: 10.1016/J.Pss.2013.12.016. SSERVI-2014-296.

Basilevsky, A. T., A. Abdrakhimov, J. W. Head III, C. M. Pieters, Y. Z. Wu, and Z. Xiao (2015), Geologic characteristics of the Luna 17/Lunokhod 1 and Chang'E-3/Yutu landing sites, Northwest Mare Imbrium of the Moon, Planet. Space Sci.117, 385-400. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.08.006. SSERVI-2015-182.

Basilevsky, A. T., J. W. Head III, F. Horz, and K. Ramsley (2015), Survival times of meter-sized rock boulders on the surface of airless bodies, Planet. Space Sci.117, 312-328. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.07.003. SSERVI-2015-193.

Bauch, K. E., H. Hiesinger, J. Helbert, M. S. Robinson, and F. Scholten (2014), Estimation of lunar surface temperatures and thermophysical properties: test of a thermal model in preparation of the MERTIS experiment onboard BepiColombo, Planet. Space Sci., 101, 27-36.  Doi: 10.1016/J.Pss.2014.06.004.  SSERVI-2014-298; International.

Brown, S. M., and T. L. Grove (2015), The origin of Apollo 14, 15 and 17 yellow ultramafic glass: evidence for late stage overturn of the lunar magma ocean, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 201-215. Doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.09.001.

Bryson, J. F. J., R. J. Harrison, J. A. Neufeld, F. Nimmo, J. Herrero-Albillos, F. Kronast, and B. P. Weiss (2017), Paleomegnetic evidence for dynamo activity driven by inward crystallization of a metallic asteroid, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 472, 152-163.  Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.05.026.  SSERVI-2017-.

Buz, J., B. P. Weiss, S. M. Tikoo, D. L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, and T. L. Grove (2015), Magnetism of a very young lunar glass, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 1720-1735, doi: 10.1002/2015JE004878.


Cassanelli, J. P., and J. W. Head III (2016), Did the Orientale impact melt sheet undergo large-scale igneous differentiation by crystal settling?, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 11,156-111,165, doi: 10.1002/2016GL070425. SSERVI-2016-164.

Cheek, L. C., and C. M. Pieters (2014), Reflectance spectroscopy of plagioclase-dominated mineral mixtures: Implications for characterizing lunar anorthosites remotely, American Mineralogist, 99, 1871-1892, doi: 10.2138/am-2014-4785. SSERVI-2014-308.

Cloutis, E. A., R. P. Binzel, and M. J. Gaffey (2014), Establishing Asteroid-Meteorite Links, Elements, 10(1), 25-30. SSERVI-2014-309.

Cole, D. M., M. A. Hopkins, and L. A. Taylor (2014), Contact behavior of lunar materials and their simulants:  Experimental observations and model developments, American Society of Civil Engineers, Earth and Space 2014, 1-8.  SSERVI-2014-304.

Cournède, C., J. Gattacceca, M. Gounelle, P. Rochette, B. P. Weiss, and B. Zanda (2014), An early solar system magnetic field recorded in CM chondrites, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 410, 62-74.  SSERVI-2014-460.  SSERVI-2014-460.


DeMeo, F. E., R. P. Binzel, B. Carry, D. Polishook, and N. A. Moskovitz (2014), Unexpected D-type interlopers in the inner main belt, Icarus, 229, 392-399, doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2013.11.026. SSERVI-2014-316.

DeMeo, F. E., R. P. Binzel, and M. Lockhart (2014), Mars encounters cause fresh surfaces on some near-Earth asteroids, Icarus, 227, 112-122, doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2013.09.014. SSERVI-2014-317.

Demidov, N. E., and A. T. Basilevsky (2014), Height-to-diameter ratios of moon rocks from analysis of Lunokhod-1 and -2 and Apollo 11-17 panoramas and LROC NAC images, Solar Syst Res+, 48(5), 324-329, doi: 10.1134/S0038094614050013. SSERVI-2014-318.

Deutsch, A. N., G. A. Neumann, and J. W. Head III (2017), New evidence for surface water ice in small-scale cold traps and in three large craters at the north polar region of Mercury from the Mercury Laser Altimeter, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 9233-9241. Doi: 10.1002/2017GL074723. SSERVI-2017-112.

Deutsch, A. N., J. W. Head III, K. R. Ramsley, C. M. Pieters, R. W. K. Potter, A. M. Palumbo, M. S. Bramble, J. P. Cassanelli, E. R. Jawin, L. M. Jozwiak, H. H. Kaplan, C. F. Lynch, A. C. Pascuzzo, L. Qiao, and B. P. Weiss (2017), Science exploration architecture for Phobos and Deimos: The role of Phobos and Deimos in the future exploration of Mars, Advances in Space Research, in press. Doi: SSERVI-2017-268.

Deutsch, A. N., J. W. Head III, N. L. Chabot, and G. A. Neumann (2018), Constraining the thickness of polar ice deposits on Mercury using the Mercury Laser Altimeter and small craters in permanently shadowed regions, Icarus, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.01.013. SSERVI-2018-009.

Dhingra, D., C. M. Pieters, and J. W. Head III (2015), Multiple origins for olivine at Copernicus crater, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 420, 95-101. Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.039. SSERVI-2015-103.

Dhingra, D., J. W. Head III, and C. M. Pieters (2017), Geological mapping of impact melt deposits at lunar complex craters Jackson and Tycho: Morphologic and topographic diversity and relation to the cratering process, Icarus, 283, 268-281, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.004. SSERVI-2015-194.

Donaldson Hanna, K. L., L. C. Cheek, C. M. Pieters, J. F. Mustard, B. T. Greenhagen, I. R. Thomas, and N. E. Bowles (2014), Global assessment of pure crystalline plagioclase across the Moon and implications for the evolution of the primary crust, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1516-1545, doi: 10.1002/2013JE004476. SSERVI-2015-322.

Donaldson Hanna, K. L., B. T. Greenhagen, W. R. Patterson III, C. M. Pieters, J. F. Mustard, N. E. Bowles, D. A. Paige, T. D. Glotch, and C. Thompson (2017), Effects of varying environmental conditions on emissivity spectra of bulk lunar solis: Application to Diviner thermal infrared observations of the Moon, Icarus, 283, 3326-3342, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.034. SSERVI-2016-073.

Dygert, N., Y. Liang, C. Sun, and P. C. Hess (2014), An experimental study of trace element partitioning between augite and Fe-rich basalts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 132, 170-186.  Doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.042. SSERVI-2014-337.

Dygert, N., G. Hirth, and Y. Liang (2016), A flow law for ilmenite in dislocation creep: Implications for lunar cumulate mantle overturn, Geophys. Res. Lett.43, 532-540, doi: 10.1002/2015GL066546. SSERVI-2016-074.


Einsle, J. F., R. J. Harrison, T. Kasama, P. Ô. Conbhuî, K. Fabian, W. Williams, L. Woodland, R. R. Fu, B. P. Weiss, and P. A. Midgley (2016), Multi-scale 3-dimensional characterisation of iron particles in dusty olivine: implications for paleomagnetism of chondritic meteorites, American Mineralogist, 101, 2070-2084, doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5738CCBY. SSERVI-2016-191.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T., and D. Bercovici (2014), Contraction or expansion of the Moon's crust during magma ocean freezing?, Philos T R Soc A, 372(2024), doi: 10.1098/Rsta.2013.0240. SSERVI-2014-326.

Elkins-Tanton, L. T., and B. P. Weiss (Eds.) (2017), Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, doi: 10.1017/9781316339794. SSERVI-2017-007.

Ermakov, A. I., M. T. Zuber, D. E. Smith, C. A. Raymond, G. Balmino, R. R. Fu, and B. A. Ivanov (2014), Constraints on Vesta's interior structure using gravity and shape models from the Dawn mission, Icarus, 240, 146-160.  Doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2014.05.015.  SSERVI-2014-327.

Evans, A. J., M. T. Zuber, B. P. Weiss, and S. M. Tikoo (2014), A wet, heterogeneous lunar interior: Lower mantle and core dynamo evolution, J Geophys Res-Planet, 119(5), 1061-1077, doi: 10.1002/2013je004494. SSERVI-2014-328.


Freed, A. M., B. C. Johnson, D. M. Blair, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, M. A. Wieczorek, and M. T. Zuber (2014), The formation of lunar mascon basins from impact to comtemporary form, J. Geophys. Res., submitted.  SSERVI-2014-330.

Fu, R. R., and L. T. Elkins-Tanton (2014), The fate of magmas in planetesimals and the retention of primitive chondritic crusts, Earth Planet Sc Lett, 390, 128-137, doi: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2013.12.047. SSERVI-2014-331.

Fu, R. R., B. H. Hager, A. I. Ermakov, and M. T. Zuber (2014), Efficient early global relaxation of asteroid Vesta, Icarus, 240, 133-145, doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2014.01.023. SSERVI-2104-332.

Fu, R. R., E. A. Lima, and B. P. Weiss (2014), No nebular magnetization in the Allende CV carbonaceous chondrite, Earth Planet Sc Lett, 404, 54-66, doi: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2014.07.014. SSERVI-2014-333.

Fu, R. R., B. P. Weiss, E. A. Lima, R. J. Harrison, X.-N. Bai, D. S. Ebel, C. Suavet, H. Wang, D. Glenn, D. Le Sage, T. Kasama, S. J. Desch, R. L. Walsworth, and A. T. Kuan (2014), Solar nebula magnetic fields recorded by the Semarkona meteorite, Science, 346, 1089-1092.  SSERVI-2014-459.

Fu, R. R., B. P. Weiss, D. L. Schrader, and B. C. Johnson (2017), Records of magnetic fields in the chondrule formation environment, in Chondrules, edited, in press, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.  SSERVI-2017-.


Gaetani, G. A., J. A. O'Leary, K. T. Koga, E. H. Hauri, E. F. Rose-Koga, and B. D. Monteleone (2014), Hydration of mantle olivine under variable water and oxygen fugacity conditions, Contrib Mineral Petr., 167(2), doi: 10.1007/S00410-014-0965-Y. SSERVI-2014-335.

Garrick-Bethell, I., V. Perera, F. Nimmo, and M. T. Zuber (2014), The tidal-rotational shape of the Moon and evidence for polar wander, Nature, 512, 181-184, doi: 10.1038/nature13639. SSERVI-2014-336.

Garrick-Bethell, I., B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, S. M. Tikoo, and M. M. Tremblay (2017), Further evidence for early lunar magnetism from troctolite 76535, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 76-93. Doi: 10.1002/2016JE005154. SSERVI-2017-083.

Gattacceca, J., C. Suavet, P. Rochette, B. P. Weiss, M. Winklhofer, M. Uehara, and J. M. Friedrich (2014), Metal phases in ordinary chondrites: Magnetic hysteresis properties and implications for thermal history, Meteorit Planet Sci, 49(4), 652-676, doi: 10.1111/Maps.12268. SSERVI-2014-338.

Gattacceca, J., B. P. Weiss, and M. Gounelle (2016), New constraints on the magnetic history of the CV parent body and the solar nebula from the Kaba meteorite, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 455, 166-175, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.008. SSERVI-2016-192.

Glenn, D. R., R. R. Fu, P. Kehayias, D. Le Sage, E. A. Lima, B. P. Weiss, and R. L. Walsworth (2017), Micrometer-scale magnetic imaging of geological samples using a quantum diamond microscope, Geochem Geophy Geosy, 18, 3254-3267.  Doi: 10.1002/2017GC006946.  SSERVI-2017-.

Gong, S., M. A. Wieczorek, F. Nimmo, W. S. Kiefer, J. W. Head III, C. Huang, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber (2016), Thickness of mare basalts on the Moon from gravity and topography, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 854-870. doi: 10.1002/2016JE005008. SSERVI-2016-193.

Goudge, T. A., J. W. Head III, L. Kerber, D. T. Blewett, B. W. Denevi, D. L. Domingue, J. Gillis-Davis, K. Gwinner, J. Helbert, G. M. Holsclaw, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, W. E. McClintock, S. L. Murchie, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, R. G. Strom, Z. Xiao, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon (2014), Global inventory and characterization of pyroclastic deposits on Mercury: New insights into pyroclastic activity from MESSENGER orbital data, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 635–658.  doi: 10.1002/2013JE004480.  SSERVI-2014-343.


Harrison, R. J., J. F. J. Bryson, and B. P. Weiss (2017), Magnetic meneralogy of meteoritic metal: Paleomagnetic evidence for dynamo activity on differentiated planetesimals, in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets, edited by L. T. Elkins-Tanton and B. P. Weiss, pp. 204-223, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. SSERVI-2017-008.

Hauri, E. H., A. E. Saal, M. J. Rutherford, and J. A. Van Orman (2015), Water in the Moon's interiors: Truth and consequences, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 409, 252-264, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.10.053. SSERVI-2015-020.

Hauri, E. H., A. E. Saal, M. Nakajima, M. Anand, M. J. Rutherford, J. A. Van Orman, and M. Le Voyer (2017), Origin and evolution of water in the Moon's interior, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 45, 89-111. Doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-063016-02039. SSERVI-2017-269.

Head III, J. W., and L. Wilson (2017), Generation, ascent and eruption of magma on the Moon: New insights into source depths, magma supply, intrusions and effusive/explosive eruptions (part 2: observations), Icarus, 283, 176-223, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.031. SSERVI-2016-075.

Hercik, D., H.-U. Auster, J. Blum, K.-H. Fornaçon, M. Fujimoto, K. Gebauer, C. Güttler, O. Hillenmaier, A. Hördt, E. Liebert, A. Matsuoka, R. Nomura, I. Richter, B. Stoll, B. P. Weiss, and K.-H. Glassmeier (2017), The MASCOT magnetometer, Space Science Review, 208, 433-449. Doi: 10.1007/s11214-016-0236-5. SSERVI-2016-076.

Hiroi, T., H. Kaiden, A. Yamaguchi, H. Kojima, K. Uemoto, M. Ohtake, T. Arai, and S. Sasaki (2016), Visible and near-infrared spectral survey of lunar meteorites recovered by the National Institute of Polar Research, Polar Science, 10, 476-496, doi: 10.1016/j.polar.2016.06.004. SSERVI-2016-112.


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 (2014), Visible to near-infrared optical properties of pure synthetic olivine across the olivine solid solution, American Mineralogist, 99, 467-478, doi: 10.2138/am.2014.4580. SSERVI-2014-352.

Ivanov, M. A., A. Abdrakhimov, A. T. Basilevsky, J. L. Dickson, J. W. Head III, L. C. Cheek, J. Whitten, M. T. Zuber, D. E. Smith, E. Mazarico, C. D. Neish, and D. B. J. Bussey (2014), Geological contect of potential landing sites for the Lunar-Glob mission, Astronomicheskii Vestnik, 48, 423-435. Doi: SSERVI-2014-353. International.

Ivanov, M. A., A. T. Basilevsky, A. M. Abdrakhimov, I. P. Karachevtseva, A. Kohanov, and J. W. Head III (2015), Boguslawsky crater on the Moon: Geology and assessment of the boulder distribution on its floor, Astronomicheskii Vestnik, 49, 403-419, in Russian, doi: 10.7868/S0320930X15060031. SSERVI-2015-196.

Ivanov, M. A., A. T. Basilevsky, A. M. Abdrakhimov, I. P. Karachevtseva, A. A. Kokhanov, and J. W. Head III (2015), Crater Boguslawsky on the Moon: Geological structure and an estimate of the degree of rockiness of the floor, Solar. System Res., 49, 367-382. Doi: 10.1134/S0038094615060039.

Ivanov, M. A., J. W. Head III, and A. Bystrov (2016), The lunar Gruithuisen silicic extrusive domes: Topographic configuration, morphology, ages, and internal structure, Icarus, 273, 262-283, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.015. SSERVI-20115-195.

Ivanov, M. A., H. Hiesinger, A. T. Basilevsky, N. E. Demidiv, E. N. Guseva, J. W. Head III, A. A. Kohanov, and S. S. Krasilnikov (2017), Geological characterization of the three high-priority landing sites for the Luna-Glob mission, Planet. Space Sci., in press. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2017.08.004. SSERVI-2017-270.


Jackson, C. R. M., L. C. Cheek, K. B. Williams, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, C. M. Pieters, S. W. Parman, R. F. Cooper, M. D. Dyar, M. Nelms, and M. R. Salvatore (2014), Visible-infrared spectral properties of iron-bearing aluminate spinel under lunar-like redox conditions, American Mineralogist, 99, 1821-1833, doi: 10.2138/am-2014-4793. SSERVI-2014-358.

Jawin, E. R., S. Besse, L. R. Gaddis, J. M. Sunshine, J. W. Head III, and S. Mazrouei (2015), Examining spectral variatins in localized lunar dark mantle deposits, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 1310-1331, doi: 10.1002/2014JE004759. SSERVI-2015-184.

Johnson, B. C., G. S. Collins, D. A. Minton, T. J. Bowling, B. M. Simonson, and M. T. Zuber (2016), Spherule layers, crater scaling laws, and the population of ancient terrestrial impactors, Icarus271, 350-359, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.023. SSERVI-2016-077.

Jozwiak, L. M., J. W. Head III, and L. Wilson (2015), Lunar floor-fractured craters as magmatic intrusions:  Geometry, modes of emplacement, associated tectonic and volcanic features, and implications for gravity anomalies, Icarus, 248, 424-447.  Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.052.  SSERVI-2015-021.

Jozwiak, L. M., J. W. Head III, and L. Wilson (2015), Lunar floor-fractured craters as magmatic intrusions: Geometry, modes of emplacement, associated tectonic and volcanic features, and implications for gravity anomalies, Icarus, 248, 424-447, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.052. SSERVI-2015-021.

Jozwiak, L. M., J. W. Head III, G. A. Neumann, and L. Wilson (2017), Observational constraints on the identification of shallow lunar magmatism: Insights from floor-fractured craters, Icarus, 283, 224-231, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.04.020. SSERVI-2015-197.


Kaplan, H. H., and R. E. Milliken (2016), Reflectance spectroscopy for organic detection and quantification in geologic materials: Effects of albedo, water content, and clay type, Clays and Clay Minerals, 64, 115-132, doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2016.0640207. SSERVI-2016-194.

Kameda, S., H. Suzuki, Y. Cho, S. Koga, M. Yamada, T. Nakamura, T. Hiroi, H. Sawada, R. Honda, T. Morota, C. Honda, A. Takei, T. Takamatsu, Y. Okumura, M. Sato, T. Yasuda, K. Shibasaki, S. Ikezawa, and S. Sugita (2015), Detectability of hydrous minerals using ONC-T camera onboard the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, Advances in Space Research, 56, 1519-1524. Doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.06.037.

Koga, S. C., S. Sugita, S. Kamata, M. Ishiguro, T. Hiroi, E. Tatsumi, and S. Sasaki (2018), Spectral decomposition of asteroid Itokawa based on principal component analysis, Icarus, 299, 386-395, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.08.016. SSERVI-2018-010.

Kreslavsky, M. A., and J. W. Head III (2016), The steepest slopes onthe Moon from Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data: Spatial distribution and correlation with geologic features, Icarus, 273, 329-336, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.036. SSERVI-2015-198.

Kreslavsky, M. A., J. W. Head III, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith (2017), Low-amplitude topographic features and textures on the Moon: Initial results from detrended Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) topography, Icarus, 283, 138-145, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.017. SSERVI-2017-113.

Kumar, P. S., U. Sruthi, N. Krishna, K. J. P. Lakshmi, R. Menon, Amitabh, B. G. Krishna, D. A. Kring, J. W. Head III, J. N. Goswami, and A. S. K. Kumar (2016), Are young lunar lobate scarps responsible for shallow moonquakes triggering boulder falls? Insights from the Schrodinger basin, Moon, J. Geophys. Res.121, 147-179, doi: 10.1002/2015JE004850. SSERVI-2015-199.


Li, S., and R. E. Milliken (2015), Estimating the modal mineralogy of eucrite and diogenite meteorites using visible-near infrared reflectance spectroscopy, Meteortics & Planetary Science, 50, 1821-1850. Doi: 10.1111/maps.12513.

Li, S., and R. E. Milliken (2016), An empirical thermal correction model for Moon Mineralogy Mapper data constrained by laboratory spectra and Diviner temperatures, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 2081-2107, doi: 10.1002/2016JE005035. SSERVI-2016-165.

Li, S., and R. E. Milliken (2017), Water on the Moon as seen by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper: Distribution, abundance and origins, Science Advances, 3, 1-11. Doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1701471. SSERVI-2017-128.

Lim, S., V. L. Prabhu, M. Anand, and L. A. Taylor (2017), Extra-terrestrial construction processes — Advancements, opportunities and challenges, Advances in Space Research, 60, 1413-1429, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2017.06.038. SSERVI-2017-271.

Lloyd, A. S., P. Ruprecht, E. H. Hauri, W. Rose, H. M. Gonnermann, and T. Plank (2014), NanoSIMS results from olivine-hosted melt embayments: Magma ascent rate during explosive basaltic eruptions, J Volcanol Geoth Res, 283, 1-18, doi: 10.1016/J.Jvolgeores.2014.06.002. SSERVI-2014-373.


Marsset, M., P. Vernazza, F. Gourgeot, C. Dumas, M. Birlan, P. Lamy, and R. P. Binzel (2014), Similar origin for low- and high-albedo Jovian Trojans and Hilda asteroids?, Astron Astrophys, 568, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201424105. SSERVI-2014-381.

Matsuoka, M., T. Nakamura, Y. Kimura, T. Hiroi, R. Nakamura, S. Okumura, and S. Sasaki (2015), Pulse-laser irradiation experiments of Murchison CM2 chondrite for reporducing space weathering on C-type asteroids, Icarus, 254, 135-143. Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.02.029.

McCanta, M. C., M. D. Dyar, M. J. Rutherford, A. Lanzirotti, S. R. Sutton, and B. J. Thomson (2017), In situ measurement of ferric iron in lunar glass beads using Fe-XAS, Icarus, 285, 95-102, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.029. SSERVI-2017-163.

McKay, D. S., B. L. Cooper, L. A. Taylor, J. T. James, K. L. Thomas-Keprta, C. M. Pieters, S. J. Wentworth, W. T. Wallace, and T. S. Lee (2015), Physicochemical properties of respirable-size lunar dust, Acta. Astronaut., 107, 163-176.  Doi: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.10.032.  SSERVI-2015-105.

Miljkovic, K., M. A. Wieczorek, G. S. Collins, S. C. Solomon, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber (2015), Excavation of the lunar mantle by basin-forming events on the Moon, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 409, 243-251.  Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl. 2014.10.041.  SSERVI-2015-022.

Milliken, R. E., and S. Li (2017), Remote detection of widespread indigenous water in lunar pyroclastic deposits, Nature Geoscience, 10, 5610565. Doi: 10.1038/NGEO2993. SSERVI-2017-114.

Moriarty III, D. P., and C. M. Pieters (2015), The nature and origin of mafic mound in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, Geophys. Res. Lett.42, 7907-7915. Doi: 10.1002/2015GL065718. SSERVI-2015-200.

Moriarty III, D. P., and C. M. Pieters (2016), Complexities in pyroxene compositions derived from absorption band centers: Examples from Apollo samples, HED meteorites, synthetic pure pyroxenes, and remote sensing data, Meteoritics & Planetary Science51, 207-234, doi: 10.1111/maps.12588. SSERVI-2015-106.

Moriarty III, D. P., and C. M. Pieters (2018), The character of South Pole-Aitken Basin: Patterns of surface and sub-surface composition, J. Geophys. Res., in press. Doi: 10.1002/2017JE005364. SSERVI-2018-.

Mueller, T., E. B. Watson, D. Trail, M. Wiedenbeck, J. Van Orman, and E. H. Hauri (2014), Diffusive fractionation of carbon isotopes in gamma-Fe: Experiment, models and implications for early solar system processes, Geochim Cosmochim Ac, 127, 57-66, doi: 10.1016/J.Gca.2013.11.014. SSERVI-2014-392.

Murchie, S. L., D. T. Britt, and C. M. Pieters (2014), The value of Phobos sample return, Planet. Space Sci., 102, 176-182, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.04.014. SSERVI-2014-214.


Pieters, C. M. (2016), The inspiring 50++ years of lunar exploration, in Space Research Institute in Times of Change: Glimpses of the Past and Visions of the Future, Selected Papers from Space Science Forum: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 30 September - 2 October 2015, Moscow, edited by L. M. Zelenyi, pp. 70-84, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI RAN), Moscow, Russia. SSERVI-2016-098.

Pieters, C. M., and S. K. Noble (2016), Space weathering on airless bodies, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 1865-1884, doi: 10.1002/2016JE005128. SSERVI-2016-157.

Pieters, C. M., S. L. Murchie, N. Thomas, and D. Britt (2014), Composition of surface material on the moons of Mars, Planet. Space Sci., 102, 144-151, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.02.008. SSERVI-2014-406.

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 (2014), The distribution of Mg-spinel across the Moon and constraints on crustal origin, American Mineralogist, 99, 1893-1910, doi: 10.2138/am-2014-4776. SSERVI-2014-403.

Pieters, C. M., R. L. Klima, and R. O. Green (2017), Compositional Analysis of the Moon from the Visible and Near-infrared, in Remote Compositional Analysis: Techniques for Understanding Spectroscopy, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of Planetary Surfaces, edited by J. L. Bishop, J. E. Moersch and J. F. Bell III, p. in press, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. SSERVI-2017-272.

Pilorget, C., J. Fernando, B. L. Ehlmann, F. Schmidt, and T. Hiroi (2016), Wavelength dependence of scattering properties in the VIS-NIR and links with grain-scale physical and compositional properties, Icarus, 267, 296-314, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.029. SSERVI-2016-080.

Polishook, D., N. Moskovitz, R. P. Binzel, F. E. DeMeo, D. Vokrouhlicky, J. Zizka, and D. Oszkiewicz (2014), Observations of "fresh" and weathered surfaces on asteroid pairs and their implications on the rotational-fission mechanism, Icarus, 233, 9-26, doi: 10.1016/J.Icarus.2014.01.014. SSERVI-2014-407.

Potter, R. W. K. (2015), Investigating the onset of multi-ring impact basin formation, Icarus, 261, 91-99, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.08.009. SSERVI-2015-201.

Potter, R. W. K., and J. W. Head III (2017), Basin formation on Mercury: Caloris and the origin of its low-reflectance material, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 474, 427-435, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.008. SSERVI-2017-115.

Potter, R. W. K., J. W. Head III, D. Guo, J. Liu, and L. Xiao (2018), The Apollo peak-ring impact basin: Insights into the structure and evolution of the South Pole-Aitken basin, Icarus, 306, 139-149. Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.02.007. SSERVI-2018-.

Prissel, T. C., J. L. Whitten, S. W. Parman, and J. W. Head III (2016), On the potential for lunar highlands Mg-suite extrusive volcanism & implications concerning crustal evolution, Icarus, in press, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.018. SSERVI-2016-099.

Prissel, T. C., J. L. Whitten, S. W. Parman, and J. W. Head III (2016), On the potential for lunar highlands Mg-suite extrusive volcanism & implications concerning crustal evolution, Icarus, 277, 319-329, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.018.

Prissel, T. C., S. W. Parman, and J. W. Head III (2016), Formation of the lunar highlands Mg-suite as told by spinel, American Mineralogist, 101, 1624-1635, doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5581. SSERVI-2016-166.


Qiao, L., J. W. Head III, L. Wilson, L. Xiao, and J. D. Dufek (2017), Ina pit crater on the Moon: Extrusion of waning-stage lava lake magmatic foam results in extremely young crater retention ages, Geology, 45, 455-458. Doi: 10.1130/G38594.1. SSERVI-2017-072

Qiao, L., J. W. Head III, L. Xiao, L. Wilson, and J. D. Dufek (2018), The role of substrate characteristics in producing anomalously young crater retention ages in volcanic deposits on the Moon: Morphology, topography, subresolution roughness, and mode of emplacement of the Sosigenes lunar irregular mare patch, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, in press. doi: 10.1111/maps.13003. SSERVI-2017-126.


Ramsley, K. R., and J. W. Head III (2017), The Stickney Crater ejecta secondary impact crater spike on Phobos: Implications for the age of Stickney and the surface of Phobos, Planet. Space Sci., 138, 7-24. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2017.02.004. SSERVI-2015-202.

Runyon, C., D. Hurd, C. Hall, J. Matelock, M. Williams, K. Quinn (2016)  Getting a Feel for Eclipses – a tactile guide to eclipses. NASA SP-2016-09-01-ARC, in English and Spanish.
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Rutherford, M. J., J. W. Head III, A. E. Saal, E. H. Hauri, and J. H. Wilson (2017), Model for the origin, ascent, and eruption of lunar picritic magmas, American Mineralogist, 102, 2045-2053. Doi: 10.2138/am-2017-5994. SSERVI-2017-273.


Scheinberg, A., R. R. Fu, L. Elkins-Tanton, and B. P. Weiss (2015), Asteroid differentiation: Melting and large-scale structure, in Asteroids IV, edited by P. Michel, F. E. DeMeo and W. F. Bottke, pp. 533-552, University of Arizona, Tucson.SSERVI-2015-107.

Scheinberg, A., R. R. Fu, L. T. Elkins-Tanton, B. P. Weiss, and S. Stanley (2017), Magnetic fields on asteroids and planetesimals, in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets, edited by L. T. Elkins-Tanton and B. P. Weiss, pp. 180-203, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. SSERVI-2017-009.

Schmitt, H. H., N. E. Petro, R. A. Wells, M. S. Robinson, B. P. Weiss, and C. M. Mercer (2017), Revisiting the field geology of Taurus-Littrow, Icarus, 298, 2-33. Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.11.042. SSERVI-2017-055.

Schwadron, N. A., J. K. Wilson, M. D. Looper, A. P. Jordan, H. E. Spence, J. B. Blake, A. W. Case, Y. Iwata, J. C. Kasper, W. M. Farrell, D. J. Lawrence, G. Livadiotis, J. Mazur, N. Petro, C. M. Pieters, M. S. Robinson, S. Smith, L. W. Townsend, and C. Zeitlin (2016), Signatures of volatiles in the lunar proton albedo, Icarus, 273, 25-35. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.003. SSERVI-2016-147.

Schwadron, N. A., J. K. Wilson, A. P. Jordan, M. D. Looper, C. Zeitlin, L. W. Townsend, H. E. Spence, J. Legere, P. Bloser, W. M. Farrell, D. Hurley, N. Petro, T. J. Stubbs, and C. M. Pieters (2017), Using proton radiation from the Moon to search for diurnal variation of regolith hydrogenation, Planet. Space Sci., in press. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2017.09.012. SSERVI-002.

Scott, D. R., and J. W. Head III (2015), 50 years of Russian-US-international lunar exploration: A roadmap for the future, in Solar System Study: Some Milestones, Proceedings, Academician Mikhail Marov 80th Anniversary Session, edited by A. V. Zakharov, pp. 71-88, IKI, RAN, Moscow, Russia.  SSERVI-2015-109.

Sori, M. M., M. T. Zuber, J. W. Head III, and W. S. Kiefer (2016), Gravitational search for cryptovolcanism on the Moon: Constraints on early igneous activity, Icarus, 273, 284-295, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.009, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.009. SSERVI-2016-087.

Schreiner, S. S., T. P. Setterfield, D. R. Roberson, B. Putbrese, K. Kotowick, M. D. Vanegas, M. Curry, L. M. Geiger, D. Barmore, J. J. Foley, P. A. LaTour, J. A. Hoffman, and J. W. Head III (2015), An overnight habitat for expanding lunar surface exploration, Acta. Astronaut. (112), 158-165. Doi: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.03.012. SSERVI-2015-108.

Suavet, C., B. P. Weiss, and T. L. Grove (2014), Controlled-atmosphere thermal demagnetization and paleointensity analyses of extraterrestrial rocks, Geochem Geophy Geosy, 15(7), 2733-2743, doi: 10.1002/2013gc005215. SSERVI-2014-422.

Sun, C., and Y. Liang (2014), An assessment of subsolidus reequilibration on REE distribution among mantle minerals olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, and garnet in peridotites, Chemical Geology, 372, 80-91.  Doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.02.014.  SSERVI-2014-342.


Taylor, L. A., C. M. Pieters, and D. Britt (2016), Evaluations of lunar regolith simulants, Planetary and Space Science, 126, 1-7, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2016.04.005. SSERVI-2016-081.

Taylor, L. A., Y. Liu, and G. Lofgren (2016), Integrity of lunar soil samples, Nature Geoscience, 9, 87, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2637. SSERVI-2016-158.

Tian, Z.-L., J. Wisdom, and L. Elkins-Tanton (2017), Coupled orbital-thermal evolution of the early Earth-Moon system with a fast-spinning Earth, Icarus, 281, 90-102, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.08.030. SSERVI-2016-146.

Tikoo, S. M., B. P. Weiss, W. S. Cassata, D. L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, E. A. Lima, C. R. Suavet, F. Nimmo, and M. D. Fuller (2014), Decline of the lunar core dynamo, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 404, 89-97. Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.07.010. SSERVI-2014-425.

Tikoo, S. M., J. Gattacceca, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, B. P. Weiss, C. Suavet, and C. Cournède (2015), Preservation and detectability of shock-induced magnetization, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 1461-1475. Doi: 10.1002/2015JE004840. SSERVI-2017-116.

Tikoo, S. M., B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, C. Suavet, H. Wang, and T. L. Grove (2017), A two-billion-year history for the lunar dynamo, Science Advances, 3(e1700207), 1-9. Doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1700207. SSERVI-2017.

Tonui, E. K., M. Zolensky, T. Hiroi, T. Nakamura, M. E. Lipschutz, M.-S. Wang, and K. Okudaira (2014), Petrographic, chemical and spectroscopic evidence for thermal metamorphism in carbonaceous chondrites I: CI and CM chondrites, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 126, 284-306, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.10.053. Corrigendum. SSERVI-2014-429.

Tye, A. R., C. I. Fassett, J. W. Head III, E. Mazarico, A. T. Basilevsky, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber (2015), The age of lunar south circum-polar craters Haworth, Shoemaker, Faustini, and Shackleton: Implications for regional geology, surface processes, and volatile sequestrations, Icarus, 255, 70-77. Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.03.016. SSERVI-2015-123.


Van Orman, J. A., D. J. Cherniak, and N. T. Kita (2014), Magnesium diffusion in plagioclase: Dependence on composition, and implications for thermal resetting of the Al-26-Mg-26 early solar system chronometer, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 385, 79-88.  Doi: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2013.10.026.  SSERVI-2014-442.

Vaughan, W. M., and J. W. Head III (2014), Impact melt differentiation in the South Pole-Aitken basin: Some observations and speculations, Planetary and Space Science, 91, 101-106, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2013.11.010. SSERVI-2014-443.

Vernazza, P., B. Zanda, R. P. Binzel, T. Hiroi, F. E. Demeo, M. Birlan, R. Hewins, L. Ricci, P. Barge, and M. Lockhart (2014), Multiple and Fast: The Accretion of Ordinary Chondrite Parent Bodies, Astrophys J, 791(2), doi: 10.1088/0004-637x/791/2/120. SSERVI-2014-444.

Vernazza, P., M. Marsset, P. Beck, R. P. Binzel, M. Birlan, E. A. Cloutis, F. E. Demeo, C. Dumas, and T. Hiroi (2016), Compositional homogeneity of CM parent bodies, 152, 1-10, doi: 10.3847/0004-6256/152/3/54. SSERVI-2016-.

Viscio, M. A., E. Gargioli, J. A. Hoffman, P. Maggiore, A. Messidoro, and N. Viola (2014), A methodology for innovative technologies roadmaps assessment to support strategic decisions for future space exploration, Acta. Astronaut., 94(2), 813-833.  Doi: 10.1016/J.Actaastro.2013.10.004.  SSERVI-2014-445.


Wang, H., B. P. Weiss, X.-N. Bai, B. G. Downey, J. Wang, J. Wang, C. Suavet, R. R. Fu, and M. E. Zucolotto (2017), Lifetime of the solar nebula constrained by meteorite paleomagnetism, Science, 355(6325), 623-625. Doi: 10.1126/science.aaf5043. SSERVI-2017-274.

Weiss, B. P. (2017), Planetesimals, in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets, edited by L. T. Elkins-Tanton and B. P. Weiss, pp. 1-4, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. SSERVI-2017-010.

Weiss, B. P., and S. M. Tikoo (2014), The lunar dynamo, Science, 346, doi: 10.1126/science.1246753. SSERVI-2014-446.

Weiss, B. P., H. Wang, T. G. Sharp, J. Gattacceca, D. L. Shuster, B. G. Downey, J. Hu, R. R. Fu, A. T. Kuan, C. Suavet, A. J. Irving, J. Wang, and J. Wang (2017), A nonmagnetic differentiated early planetary body, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 468, 119-132. Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.03.026. SSSERVI-2017-275.

Wetzel, D. T., E. H. Hauri, A. E. Saal, and M. J. Rutherford (2015), Carbon content and degassing history of the lunar volcanic glasses, Nature Geoscience, 8, 755-758. Doi: 10.1038/NGEO2511.

Wetzel, D. T., E. H. Hauri, A. E. Saal, and M. J. Rutherford (2015), Carbon content and degassing history of the lunar volcanic glasses, Nature Geoscience, 8, 755-758, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2511.

Wetzel, D. T., S. D. Jacobsen, S.-M. Thomas, E. H. Hauri, M. J. Rutherford, and A. E. Saal (2016), Speciation of water in the lunar picritic glasses, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, in revision. SSERVI-2016-082.

Whitten, J. L., and J. W. Head III (2015), Lunar cryptomaria: Physical characteristics, distribution, and implications for ancient volcanism, Icarus, 247, 150-171, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.031. SSERVI-2-15-024.

Whitten, J. L., and J. W. Head III (2015), Lunar cryptomaria: Mineralogy and composition of ancient volcanic deposits, Planet. Space Sci., 106, 67-81. Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.11.027. SSERVI-2015-124.

Williams, K., C. R. M. Jackson, L. Cheek, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, S. W. Parman, C. M. Pieters, M. D. Dyar, and T. C. Prissel (2016), Reflectance spectroscopy of chromium-bearing spinel with application to recent orbital data from the Moon,American Mineralogist101, 726-734. SSERVI-2016-083.

Wilson, L., and J. W. Head III (2015), Groove formation on Phobos: Testing the Stickney ejecta emplacement model for a subset of the groove population, Planet. Space Sci., 105, 26-42.  Doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.11.001.  SSERVI-2014-450.

Wilson, L., and J. W. Head III (2017), Generation, ascent and eruption of magma on the Moon: New insights into source depths, magma supply, intrusions and effusive/explosive eruptions (Part 1: Theory), Icarus, 283, 146-175, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.12.039. SSERVI-2015-203.

Wilson, L., and J. W. Head III (2017), Eruption of magmatic foams on the Moon: Formation in the waning stages of dike emplacement events as an explanation of "irregular mare patches", J Volcanol Geoth Res, 335, 113-127. Doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.02.009. SSERVI-2017-071.

Wilson, L., and J. W. Head III (2018), Lunar floor-fractured craters: Modes of dike and sill emplacement and implications of gas produciton and intrusion cooling on surface morphology and structure, Icarus, 305, 105-122, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.12.030. SSERVI-2018-011.

Wisdom, J. (2017), Meteorite transport—Revisited, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 52, 1660-1668. Doi: 10.1111/maps.12876. SSERVI-2017-276.

Wu, Y. Z., L. Li, X. Luo, Y. Lu, Y. Chen, C. M. Pieters, A. T. Basilevsky, and J. W. Head III (2018), Geology, tectonism and composition of the northwest Imbrium region, Icarus, 303, 67-90. Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.12.029. SSERVI-2018-012.


Xiao, X., R. G. Strom, C. R. Chapman, J. W. Head III, C. Klimczak, L. R. Ostrach, J. Helbert, and P. D'Incecco (2014), Comparisons of fresh complex impact craters on Mercury and the Moon: Implications for controlling factors in impact excavation processes, Icarus, 228, 260-275, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.10.002.


Yamamoto, S., R. Nakamura, T. Matsunaga, Y. Ogawa, Y. Ishihara, T. Morota, N. Hirata, H. Ohtake, T. Hiroi, Y. Yokota, and J. Haruyama (2015), Global occurrence trend of high-Ca pyroxene on lunar highlands and its implications, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 831-848. Doi: 10.1002/2014JE004740.

Yamamoto, S., R. Nakamura, T. Matsunaga, Y. Ogawa, Y. Ishlhara, T. Morota, N. Hirata, M. Ohtake, T. Hiroi, Y. Yokota, and J. Haruyama (2015), Featureless spectra on the Moon as evidence of residual lunar primordial crust, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 2190-2205. Doi: 10.1002/2015JE004935.


Zhang, F., J. W. Head III, A. T. Basilevsky, R. Bugiolacchi, G. Komatsu, L. Wilson, W. Fa, and M.-H. Zhu (2017), Newly discovered ring-moat dome structures in the lunar maria: Possible origins and implications, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 9216-9224. Doi: 10.1002/2017GL074416. SSERVI-2017-127.

Zhang, N., N. J. Dygert, Y. Liang, and E. M. Parmentier (2017), The effect of ilmenite viscosity on the dynamics and evolution of an overturned lunar cumulate mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6543-6552, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073702. SSERVI-2017-117.

Zhu, M.-H., K. Wuennemann, and R. W. K. Potter (2015), Numberical modeling of the ejecta distribution and formation of the Orientale basin on the Moon, J. Geophys. Res., 120. Doi: 10.1002/2015JE004827.