2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 224 Wednesday, 7 November 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 213BC

T152. New Moon Rising: The Latest Geologic Results from the Lunar Surface (GSA Planetary Geology Division)

R. Aileen Yingst, Noah Petro and Scott C. Mest, Presiding
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224-18:00 AM EXPLORING THE MOON WITH LRO: CHARACTERIZING VOLCANISM ON THE LUNAR SURFACE: LAWRENCE, Samuel J.1, JOLLIFF, B.L.2, GLOTCH, Timothy3, HAWKE, B. Ray4, GREENHAGEN, Benjamin T.5, STOPAR, Julie D.1, ROBINSON, Mark S.6, GARRY, W. Brent7, and GUSTAFSON, J. Olaf8, (1) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 873603, Tempe, AZ 85287-3603, sjlawren@asu.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1169, St. Louis, MO 63130, (3) Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University, 255 Earth and Space Sciences, Stony Brook, NY 11794, (4) Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, (5) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive MS 183-301, Campus Box 1169, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, (6) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, (7) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Ft. Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (8) Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, 201 Humphreys Service Building, Ithaca, NY 14853
224-28:15 AM NEW INSIGHTS INTO SMALL LUNAR PYROCLASTIC DEPOSITS: GADDIS, Lisa R., Astrogeology Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 North Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, lgaddis@usgs.gov
224-38:30 AM LUNAR PLAINS-STYLE (SMALL SHIELD) VOLCANISM: PLESCIA, Jeffrey, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Drive, Laurel, MD 20723-6099, jeffrey.plescia@jhuapl.edu
224-48:45 AM THE EMPLACEMENT OF VALLIS SCHROTERI AND MARE IMBRIUM LAVA FLOWS, THE MOON: GARRY, W. Brent, Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Ft. Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, wbgarry@psi.edu
224-59:00 AM INTEGRATING NEAR-INFRARED DERIVED MINERALOGY AND GAMMA RAY DERIVED CHEMISTRY OF THE MOON: PROBING IGNEOUS SOURCES FROM ORBIT: KLIMA, Rachel L., Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd, Laurel, MD 20723, Rachel.Klima@jhuapl.edu, CAHILL, Joshua T.S., Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, HAGERTY, Justin J., Astrogeology Science Center, United States Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, and LAWRENCE, David J., Space Department, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723
224-69:15 AM TESTING HYPOTHESES OF ORIGIN FOR LUNAR FLOOR-FRACTURED CRATERS: VISCOUS RELAXATION VERSUS MAGMATIC INTRUSION AND PREDICTIONS OF ASSOCIATED GRAVITY ANOMALIES: JOZWIAK, Lauren1, HEAD, James W.2, ZUBER, Maria T.3, SMITH, David E.3, and NEUMANN, Gregory A.4, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook St, Providence, RI 02906, lauren_jozwiak@brown.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, (3) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, (4) Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Mail Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771
224-79:30 AM GRAVITY RECOVERY AND INTERIOR LABORATORY (GRAIL) MISSION: MISSION STATUS AND APPLICATIONS TO LUNAR GEOLOGY: ZUBER, Maria, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 54-518, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, zuber@mit.edu and GRAIL, Science Team, Cambridge, MA 02139
224-89:45 AM High Resolution Gravitational Field of the Moon—Results from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory Mission: ASMAR, Sami1, ZUBER, Maria2, SMITH, David E.3, KONOPLIV, Alex1, WATKINS, Michael1, and PARK, Ryan1, (1) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, ryan.s.park@jpl.nasa.gov, (2) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 54-518, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, (3) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
224-910:00 AM LRO DIVINER LUNAR RADIOMETER EXPERIMENT RESULTS: PAIGE, David, Earth and Space Sciences, UCLA, 595 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095, dap@moon.ucla.edu
224-1010:15 AM ORIGIN OF PEAK-RING BASINS ON THE MOON: IMPLICATIONS FOR CRUSTAL STRUCTURE: BAKER, David M.H.1, HEAD, James W.2, NEUMANN, Gregory A.3, SMITH, David E.4, and ZUBER, Maria T.4, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, david_baker@brown.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, (3) Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Mail Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771, (4) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
224-1110:30 AM N(50) CRATER RETENTION AGES FOR AN EXPANDED INVENTORY OF LUNAR BASINS: EVIDENCE FOR AN EARLY HEAVY BOMBARDMENT AND A LATE HEAVY BOMBARDMENT?: FREY, Herbert, Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration–Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 698 Planetary Geodynamics Lab, Goddard Space Flight Center, Gambrills, MD 20771, Herbert.V.Frey@nasa.gov and BURGESS, Emily, Seton Keough High School, 1201 Caton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21227
224-1210:45 AM STRATIGRAPHY OF THE SOUTH POLE-AITKEN BASIN BASED ON CRATER SIZE-FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION MEASUREMENTS: HIESINGER, Harald1, VAN DER BOGERT, Carolyn H.1, JOLLIFF, B.L.2, SCHMEDEMANN, Nico3, THIESSEN, Fiona1, PASCKERT, Jan Hendrik1, and ROBINSON, Mark S.4, (1) Institut für Planetologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, Münster, 48149, Germany, hiesinger@uni-muenster.de, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1169, St. Louis, MO 63130, (3) Free University of Berlin, Berlin, 03 8381, Germany, (4) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85251
224-1311:00 AM COMBINING COMPOSITIONAL AND MORPHOLOGIC DATA TO MAP THE COPERNICUS LUNAR QUADRANGLE: A CASE STUDY FOR NEW METHODS IN LUNAR GEOLOGIC MAPPING: HAGERTY, Justin J.1, SKINNER, J.A. Jr2, and GADDIS, Lisa R.2, (1) Astrogeology Science Center, United States Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, jhagerty@usgs.gov, (2) Astrogeology Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 North Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
224-1411:15 AM CONSTRUCTION AND EROSION IN THE FORMATION OF LUNAR SINUOUS RILLES: GREGG, Tracy K.P.1, ROBERTS, Carolyn1, and YINGST, R. Aileen2, (1) Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 411 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, tgregg@buffalo.edu, (2) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719
224-1511:30 AM LUNAR ORIENTALE BASIN: A COMPREHENSIVE CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR THE ORIGIN OF BASIN RINGS AND GEOLOGICAL UNITS FROM NEW SPACECRAFT DATA: HEAD, James W.1, BAKER, David M.H.2, NEUMANN, Gregory A.3, SMITH, David E.4, ZUBER, Maria T.5, and VAUGHAN, William M.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, James_Head@brown.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, (3) Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Mail Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771, (4) Solar System Exploration Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, (5) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
224-1611:45 AM GEOLOGY AND PETROLOGY OF ENORMOUS VOLUMES OF IMPACT MELT: A CASE STUDY OF THE ORIENTALE MELT SEA: VAUGHAN, William M., Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, william_vaughan@brown.edu, HEAD, James W., Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, WILSON, Lionel, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom, and HESS, Paul C., Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912

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