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Lunar and Planetary Institute Publications

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Clementine altimetry of the Moon Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Viking color global mosaic of Mars Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Lunar landing site chart Lunar and Planetary Institute
Depicts the landing sites for the Apollo, Surveyor, Luna and Lunokhod missions.

A multispectral tour of the solar system Kiefer, Walter S.

Lunar map catalog
High resolution digital files of the Lunar Maps (LM) and Lunar Charts (LAC)

Workshop on Mountain Belts on Venus and Earth

Experimental cosmochemistry in the space station
The scientific discussions focused on two general areas of research: chemical and physical processes in the earliest history of the general areas of research, and general principles of magmatic process applicable both to planetary formation and evolution

Report to the Land Processes Branch, Earth Science and Applications Division, NASA Headquarters / Topographic Science Working Group.

Workshop on Past and Present Solar Radiation

Workshop on Atmospheric H20 Observations of Earth and Mars.

Workshop on Cosmogenic Nuclides

Workshop on the Evolution of the Martian Atmosphere
Topics addressed include: Mars' volatile budget; climatic implications of martian channels; bulk composition of Mars; accreted water inventory; evolution of CO2; dust storms; nonlinear frost albedo feedback on Mars; martian atmospheric evolution; effects ....

Experimental cosmochemistry in the space station
The scientific discussions focused on two general areas of research: chemical and physical processes in the earliest history of the general areas of research, and general principles of magmatic process applicable both to planetary formation and evolution ....

Workshop on the Cosmic Dust Collection Facility.

Workshop on Dust on Mars III
There were four primary discussion sessions: Dust in the atmosphere; Dust on the surface; Dust properties; and Dust observations from future spacecraft missions.

Abstracts presented to the workshop Early Crustal Genesis, the World's Oldest Rocks

Field guide and abstracts presented to the 1983 Archean Geochemistry Early Crustal Genesis Field Workshop.

Abstracts for the Workshop on Pristine Lunar Highlands Rocks and the Early History of the Moon.

Workshop on the Early Earth, the Interval from Accretion to the Older Archean

Workshop on Water on Mars
The opening session of the Workshop focused on one of the most debated areas of Mars volatiles research-the size of the planet's past and present bulk water content.

Origin of Solar System Workshop program and abstracts.

Origin of Solar System Workshop program and abstracts.

Workshop on the Growth of Continental Crust

Papers presented to the Mars Sample Return Science Workshop

Abstracts for the MEVTV-LPI workshop, Early Tectonic and Volcanic Evolution of Mars
Four sessions were held: crustal dichotomy; crustal differentiation/volcanism; Tharsis, Elysium, and Valles Marineris; and ridges and fault tectonics.

Abstracts presented to the Workshop on Moon in Transition, Apollo 14, KREEP, and Evolved Lunar Rocks
Discussed was a new evaluation of the nature and history of KREEP, granite, and other evolved lunar rock types, and ultimately a fresh evaluation of the transition of the moon from its early anorthosite-forming period to its later stages of KREEPy, ....

Papers presented to the Workshop on the Archean Mantle

Abstracts for the MEVTV-LPI workshop, Tectonic Features on Mars
Three sessions were held: wrinkle ridges and compressional structure; strike-slip faults; and extensional structures.

Abstracts for the workshop on Differences Between Antarctic and Non-Antarctic Meteorites
The workshop was structured to contain sessions on chemical, isotopic, petrological, and mineralogical studies of meteorites from the two collections; terrestrial age determinations; discussions on mass frequency distributions; relative abundances of ....

Abstracts for the workshop on cosmogenic nuclide production rates, Vienna, Austria, July 25-26, 1989
The following general topic areas were used: (1) measured cosmogenic noble gas and radionuclide production rates in meteorite and planetary surface samples; (2) cross-section measurements and simulation experiments; and (3) interpretation of sample ....

Abstracts for workshop on Lunar Volcanic Glasses

Abstracts for the MEVTV workshop on the Evolution of Magma Bodies on Mars
Segments of the meeting concentrated of laboratory analyses and investigations of SNC meteorites, the interpretation of Viking Orbiter and Lander datasets, and the interpretation of computer codes that model volcanic and tectonic processes on Mars.

Geophysical data facility user's guide / Fessler, Brian.

Abstracts for the LPI/LAPST workshop on mare volcanism and basalt petrogenesis

Abstracts for the LPI/LAPST workshop on mare volcanism and basalt petrogenesis

Workshop on the Martian Surface and Atmosphere through Time

LPI-LAPST Workshop on the Physics and Chemistry of Magma Oceans from 1 Bar to 4 Mbar

Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Lunar Resource Assessment

International Conference on Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 1991

Press abstracts, Twenty-First Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
The Program Committee for the Twenty-first Lunar and Planetary Science Conference has chosen these contributions as having the greatest potential interest for the general public. The papers in this collection were written for general presentation, ....

Press abstracts, Twenty-third Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
A collection of papers from the Twenty-third Lunar and Planetary Science Conference that were chosen for having the greatest potential interest for the general reading public. Topics covered include electron microscopy studies of a circumstellar rock, ....

Extraterrestrial materials processing and construction / Criswell, David R.
Applications of available terrestrial skills to the gathering of lunar materials and the processing of raw lunar materials into industrial feed stock were investigated. The literature on lunar soils and rocks was reviewed and the chemical processes by ....

LPI contribution Lunar and Planetary Institute.

LPI summer intern alumni directory
Includes name, advisor's name, mailing address, e-mail and group photographs of participants in the LPI's summer intern program. Arranged by year of participation.

Digital Lunar Orbiter photographic atlas of the Moon
"The digital Lunar Orbiter Atlas of the Moon is a reproduction of the 675 plates contained in Bowker and Hughes. The digital archive, however, offers many improvements upon its original hardbound predecessor. Multiple search capabilities were added to ....

Workshop on Radar Investigations of Planetary and Terrestrial Environments
Focuses on the capabilities of radar sounding and imaging systems to address issues such as: the subsurface geology and distribution of water on the Earth, Moon, Mars, and Europa, investigating the paleohydrology of planetary surfaces and identifying ....

ALTA reflectance spectrometer Treiman, Allan H.
Contains lesson plans written for use with the ALTA Reflectance Spectrometer. Covers basic experimental techniques and leads students to the investigation of concepts such as light, color, spectral analysis, environmental studies, and planetary science.

Sixth International Conference on Mars

Papers presented at the Eleventh Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference

Explore!

Explore!

International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration
Contains the contents, program, abstracts, and indexes for the Third International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration.

Second Conference on Early Mars, geologic, hydrologic, and climatic evolution and the implications for life
The purpose of the conference is twofold: (1) to consider how impacts, volcanism, and the presence of abundant water affected the physical and chemical environment that existed on Mars 4 G.y. ago, particularly as it related to the nature of the global ....

Third International Conference on Large Meteorite Impacts

Protostars and Planets V
Topics covered: cloud cores and collapse; binary and multiple star formation; protostars and embedded clusters; jets and outflows; disk accretion and eruptive phenomena; chemistry and evolution of disks; early stages of brown dwarfs; Herbig Ae/Be stars ....

Evolution of our solar system
The Evolution of Our Solar System timeline poster (DVD) is composed of four separate panels that can be printed individually. Each file is approximately 455 MB and in .tif format. This DVD contains files for two full-sized versions.

Chondrites and the protoplanetary disk
Attempts to understand how components in primitive chondrites and interplanetary dust particles were formed and thermally processed in the protoplanetary disk by comparing cosmochemical constraints with astronomical observations of young stellar objects, ....

Workshop on Europa's Icy Shell: Past, Present, and Future
The purpose was to discuss the current understanding of the icy shell, its physical state and evolution, and its interaction with the putative subsurface ocean. All aspects of the icy shell were considered, including composition, physical state ....

Workshop on Oxygen in the Terrestrial Planets
Topics include: oxygen isotopic variation within and between the terrestrial planets; redox variation within and between the terrestrial planets; the effect of redox state on geophysical planetology (e.g., mantle rheology); the influence of oxygen and ....

Hemispheres apart, the origin and modification of the Martian crustal dichotomy

The Moon Beyond 2002, Next Steps in Lunar Science and Exploration

Space Resources Roundtable VI
Covers developing and utilizing the resources of space, including the Moon, Mars, and asteroids.

Papers presented to New Developments Regarding the KT Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History
Topics covered include: trajectories of ballistic impact ejecta on a rotating earth; axial focusing of impact energy in the Earth's interior: proof-of-principle tests of a new hypothesis; in search of Nemesis; impact, extinctions, volcanism, glaciations, ...

The Fifth International Conference on Mars

Explore!
A youth activity program handbook divided into eight sessions, complete with activities, resources and NASA handouts.

Explore!
A youth activity program handbook divided into eight sessions, complete with activities, resources and NASA handouts.

Ninth annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference

Catastrophic Events and Mass Extinctions, Impacts and Beyond

Second International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration

Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration
Abstracts describe missions, mission elements or experiments for consideration in the 2005-2020 time frame. Also the technologies and the support necessary to achieve the results are discussed.

Third annual HEDS-UP Forum

Space Resources Roundtable II

ALTA reflectance spectrometer Treiman, Allan H.
Contains lesson plans written for use with the ALTA Reflectance Spectrometer. Covers basic experimental techniques and leads students to the investigation of concepts such as light, color, spectral analysis, environmental studies, and planetary science.

Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return Workshop

First Landing Site Workshop for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers

Forum on Innovative Approaches to Outer Planetary Exploration 2001-2020

Eleventh Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference

Workshop on Science and the Human Exploration of Mars
This workshop was convened to begin a dialog between the scientific community that is central to the robotic exploration mission program and a set of experts in systems and technologies that are critical to human exploration missions. The charge to the ....

Conference on the Geophysical Detection of Subsurface Water on Mars

Workshop on Mercury, space environment, surface, and interior

Field Trip and Workshop on the Martian Highlands and Mojave Desert Analogs

Fourth annual HEDS-UP Forum
Design problems dealing with human exploration of the Moon, Asteroids and Mars and the preparatory steps needed to get there.

Solar System Remote Sensing

Unmixing the SNCs: Chemical, Isotopic, and Petrologic Components of the Martian Meteorites
Geochemical and petrologic studies of the Martian meteorites (SNCs) have proliferated in the past few years, from new samples and new analytical methods. A result from these studies is that the chemical and isotopic compositions of the Martian meteorites ....

Mars infrared spectroscopy
Focuses on identification of critical gaps. The two most critical gaps are in coordinated end-to-end field testing and in libraries of spectroscopic data. Three related gaps are in data from terrestrial sites to aid TES and CRISM interpretations, lack of ....

Workshop on Spectroscopy of the Martian Surface: What Next?
Discusses the state of understanding of Mars surface composition, and assesses what critical gaps may exist: 1) after the successful completion of planned measurements of Mars; and 2) in research programs to support investigations of the current and plan ....

RASC-AL
Includes research topics from the following themes: Human and Robotic Space Exploration, Orbital Aggregation & Space Infrastructure Systems (OASIS), Zero-Emissions Aircraft, and Remote Sensing.

Report of the workshop on Unmixing the SNCs: Chemical, Isotopic, and Petrologic Components of the Martian Meteorites
Mixing components of Martian meteorites were the focus, covering several fundamental questions about the components. How many mixing components can be recognized? Can components defined in one type of system be correlated with components in another ....

Impact cratering, bridging the gap between modeling and observations

Results of the Workshop on Impact Cratering, Bridging the Gap Between Modeling and Observations
Discusses how physical observations of craters, both on the Earth and on other solid bodies of the solar system, can be combined with the results from modeling of impact cratering for a better understanding of the impact cratering process. The main goals ....

Forum on Concepts and Approaches for Jupiter Icy Moon Orbiter
Science objectives for the proposed Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) will be explored and assessed. The objective of the forum was to identify the most compelling approaches in seven thematic categories using a set of criteria that balanced science ....

Workshop on Cometary Dust in Astrophysics
The purpose of the meeting was the integration of astrophysical observations of comets and interstellar/circumstellar dust with laboratory analyses of interplanetary dust particles, stardust, and meteorites, and to discuss what we hope to learn from come ....

SkyTellers
Each topic begins with a story and is followed by the scientific explanation. The story video is only a star field, to allow visualization by the children. The accompanying text includes an activity, discussion, and further resources for each topic.

Minutes of Workshop on Mars Petrology

Workshop on the Caribbean Plate and Geodynamics

Papers presented to the conference on Plateau Uplift, Mode and Mechanism
Papers concerning plateau uplift are presented. The areas considered include: Colorado, Mexico, Europe, India, Utah, and South America.

Invited papers presented to a workshop on Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Dust Formation in the Space Medium
Papers relating to condensation processes in the early solar system are presented. Special emphasis is given to the transition of an initial vapor phase in the space medium, the characterization of condensation environments, and condensation processes in ....

Papers presented to the Conference on Origins of Planetary Magnetism
Topics cover geomagnetism in the context of planetary magnetism, lunar magnetism, the dynamo theory and nondynamo processes, comparative planetary magnetism (terrestrial and outer planets), meteoritic magnetism, and the early solar magnetic field.

Summary of a workshop on experimental approaches to comets

Workshop on Ancient Crusts of the Terrestrial Planets

Papers presented to the Conference on the Ancient Sun Fossil Record in the Earth, Moon and Meteorites
Papers are presented concerning theories of solar variability and their consequences for luminosity, particle emission and magnetic field changes within the past 4.5 billion years, and on the records of such solar behavior in lunar, meteoritic and ....

Papers presented to the Conference on the Lunar Highlands Crust
The conference covered mission objectives for geological exploration of the Apollo 16 landing site, classification and nomenclature of lunar highland rocks, origins of pristine crustal rocks, samples for the earliest lunar crust, the cordierite to spinel ....

Papers presented to the 43rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting Meteoritical Society.

Papers presented to the Conference on Multi-Ring Basins Formation and Evolution
The topics discussed are the planetary record, impactors and the terrestrial record, and the theory of formation.

Papers presented to the Third International Colloquium on Mars
Papers concerning the geology and geophysics of Mars, volcanism on Mars, the Mars atmosphere, and the long term history of the atmosphere-cap-regolith volatile regime are presented.

Papers presented to the Third International Colloquium on Mars
Papers concerning the geology and geophysics of Mars, volcanism on Mars, the Mars atmosphere, and the long term history of the atmosphere-cap-regolith volatile regime are presented.

Papers presented to the Conference on Large Body Impacts and Terrestrial Evolution: Geological, Climatological, and Biological Implications
The effects of large impacts on the environment are discussed and include thermal effects, atmospheric effects, changes in ocean temperatures, and geomagnetic anomalies. Biological factors such as extinction and increases in mutation development were basic problems of processes of planetary rifting are addressed from the following viewpoints: speculation as to the origin and development of rifts; rifts on other planets; tectonics; geology; chemistry of the lithosphere; physics of the lithosphere ....

Papers presented to the 45th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, 13-16 September 1982 / Meteoritical Society
Impact craters and shock effects, chondrite formation and evolution, meteorites, chondrules, irons, nebular processes and meteorite parent bodies, regoliths and breccias, Antarctic meteorite curation, isotopic studies of meteorites and lunar samples, ....

Papers presented to the Conference on Planetary Volatiles, October 9-12, 1982
Initial and present volatile inventories and distributions in the Earth, other planets, meteorites, and comets; observational evidence on the time history of volatile transfer among reservoirs; and volatiles in planetary bodies, their mechanisms of ....

Papers presented to the Conference on Chondrules and their Origins, Houston, Texas, November 15-17, 1982
Chondrule parent materials, chondrule formation, and post-formational history are addressed. Contributions involving mineralogy petrology, geochemistry, geochronology, isotopic measurements, physical measurements, experimental studies, and theoretical ....

Abstracts and program for the 47th annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society Meteoritical Society
Chondrites, comets, cosmic dust, irradiation effects, cosmic rays, achondrites, asteroids, and lunar craters were among the topics discussed.

Abstracts and program for the Conference on the Origin of the Moon
Topics relating to lunar evolution are discussed. The moon's ancient orbital history, geophysical and geochemical constraints favoring the capture hypothesis, the site of the lunar core, chemical and petrological constraints, dynamical constraints, and ....

Abstracts presented to Terrestrial Planets Comparative Planetology
Subject matter includes: interrelationships among planets; planetary evolution; planetary structure; planetary composition; planetary Atmospheres; noble gases in meteorites; and planetary magnetic fields.

Papers presented to the Conference on Heat and Detachment in Crustal Extension on Continents and Planets
Topics relative to heat and detachment in crustal extension on continents and planets are discussed. Rifting on Venus, heat flow and continental breakup, magnetism, the mountains and tectonic processes of Io, and the ductile extension of planetary ....

Papers presented to the Workshop on the Geology and Petrology of the Apollo 15 Landing Site
Samples from Apollo 15 flight were analyzed to develop models for lunar basin formation and evolution, basin geology, petrology, volcanology, stratigraphy, and geochemistry.

Workshop on the Tectonic Evolution of Greenstone Belts
A number of plate tectonic hypotheses have been proposed to explain the origin of Archean and Phanerozoic greenstone/ophiolite terranes. These hypotheses are explored in the abstracts.

Papers presented to the Symposium on Mars, Evolution of Its Climate and Atmosphere
The geological, atmospheric, and climatic history of Mars is explored in reviews and reports of recent observational and interpretive investigations.

Abstracts and program for the 49th annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society Meteoritical Society

Papers presented at the Second Annual Summer Intern Conference, August 14, 1986, Houston, Texas

Papers presented at the Second Annual Summer Intern Conference, August 14, 1986, Houston, Texas

Papers presented to the Symposium on Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century, Houston, Texas, April 5-7, 1988