2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 268
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

T95. Mineralogic and Petrologic Mapping of Planetary Surfaces: The G.K. Gilbert Award Session

GSA Planetary Geology Division


Herbert V. Frey and Ronald Greeley, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
The KRC Thermal Model for Analysis of Mars Infrared Mapping [in Honor of PRC]
KIEFFER, Hugh H., Celestial Reasonings, 180 Snowshoe Ln, PO Box 1057, Genoa, NV 89411-1057, hkieffer@charter.net, hkieffer@charter.net
2:00 PM
Martian Mineralogy: Global Mapping of Solid Solution Variation from Mars Global Surveyor Thermal Emission Spectrometer Data
HAMILTON, Victoria E., Southwest Research Institute, 1050 Walnut St, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302, hamilton@boulder.swri.edu, hamilton@boulder.swri.edu
2:20 PM
Chemical Alteration of Basalt in the Amazonian: OMEGA, TES, and GRS Integrated Datasets
WYATT, Michael B., Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, Michael_Wyatt@Brown.Edu, Michael_Wyatt@Brown.Edu
2:35 PM
Thermophysical Signatures of Sedimentary Processes on Alluvial Fans
MOERSCH, Jeffrey E.1, HARDGROVE, Craig J.2 and WHISNER, S. Christopher1, (1)Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Room 306, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, (2)Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego, CA 92191, jmoersch@utk.edu, jmoersch@utk.edu
2:50 PM
Formation and Erosion of Layered Materials: Dust Cycle History of Eastern Arabia Terra, Mars
FERGASON, R.L., United States Geologic Survey, Astrogeology Science Center, 2255 N. Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, rfergason@usgs.gov, rfergason@usgs.gov
3:05 PM
Search for Spring Deposits on Mars
ALLEN, Carlton C. and OEHLER, Dorothy Z., NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, carlton.c.allen@jsc.nasa.gov, carlton.c.allen@jsc.nasa.gov
3:20 PM
3:35 PM
Ground Truth for Mineralogic and Petrologic Mapping on Mars
MCSWEEN, Harry Y., Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, mcsween@utk.edu, mcsween@utk.edu
3:55 PM
Diversity and Distribution of Amorphous Silicate Phases on Mars
RUFF, Steven W., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6305 and CHRISTENSEN, Philip R., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 876305, Tempe, AZ 85287-6305, steve.ruff@asu.edu, steve.ruff@asu.edu
4:10 PM
Mini-TES at Meridiani Planum: An Overview of Infrared Spectroscopy at the Opportunity Landing Site
KNUDSON, Amy Trueba, Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell, Ste 106, Tucson, AZ 85719-2395 and CALVIN, Wendy, Geological Sciences, MS 172, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, knudson@psi.edu, knudson@psi.edu
4:25 PM
Coordinated CRISM/Spirit Rover Measurements in the Columbia Hills, Gusev Crater, Mars
ARVIDSON, Raymond E., Earth & Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130, arvidson@wunder.wustl.edu, arvidson@wunder.wustl.edu
4:40 PM
Mining below the Sub-Pixel Scale: Past Results and New Directions In Thermal Infrared Data Analysis of the Earth and Mars
RAMSEY, Michael S., Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, mramsey@pitt.edu, mramsey@pitt.edu
4:55 PM
Global Mineralogic and Petrologic Mapping of Mars: The Past, the Present, and the Future
CHRISTENSEN, Philip R., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 876305, Tempe, AZ 85287-6305, phil.christensen@asu.edu, phil.christensen@asu.edu
5:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
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