Northeastern Section - 49th Annual Meeting (23–25 March)

Session No. 3
Sunday, 23 March 2014: 8:00 AM-11:40 AM
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Commonwealth Salon 4

T4. Gaining a Greater Understanding of Mars from Gale Crater and Beyond

 

Rebecca M.E. Williams, Advocate
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
3-1
8:05 AM
INSIGHT INTO PALEOENVIRONMENTS FROM SEDIMENTARY ROCKS ALONG THE MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY (MSL) CURIOSITY’S TRAVERSE
WILLIAMS, Rebecca M.E.1, GROTZINGER, John P.2, SUMNER, D.Y.3, LEWIS, Kevin4, GUPTA, Sanjeev5, EDGAR, Lauren A.6, STACK, Kathryn M.2, RUBIN, David M.7, and KAH, Linda C.8, (1) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, williams@psi.edu, (2) Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, (3) Geology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, (4) Department of Geosciences, Princeton, Princeton, NJ 08544, (5) Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom, (6) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, (7) Coastal and Marine Geology, US Geol Survey, US Geological Survey Pacific Sciences Center, 400 Natural Bridges Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, (8) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
3-2
8:25 AM
MORPHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF PEBBLE AND COBBLE-SIZED CLASTS ALONG THE CURIOSITY ROVER TRAVERSE
YINGST, R. Aileen1, GARVIN, James2, HAMILTON, Victoria E.3, JENSEN, J.K.4, KAH, Linda C.5, MESLIN, P.Y.6, PALUCIS, Marisa7, PILLERI, A.4, and WILLIAMS, Rebecca M.E.8, (1) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, yingst@psi.edu, (2) NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, (3) Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, 1050 Walnut St, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302, (4) Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, (5) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, (6) Laboratoire Planétologie et Géodynamique de Nantes, Nantes, France, (7) Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, 307 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-4767, (8) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719
3-3
8:45 AM
MAHLI ON THE ROAD TO MT. SHARP: SEDIMENTARY ROCK GRAIN-SCALE STRUCTURES AND TEXTURES WITHIN GALE CRATER, MARS
MINITTI, Michelle E.1, EDGETT, Kenneth S.2, YINGST, R. Aileen3, KREZOSKI, Gillian M.2, KAH, Linda C.4, KENNEDY, Megan R.5, ROWLAND, Scott K.6, and SCHIEBER, Juergen7, (1) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, minitti@psi.edu, (2) Malin Space Science Systems, P.O. Box 90148, San Diego, CA 92191-0148, (3) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (4) Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, (5) Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego, CA 92191, (6) Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai'i, 1680 East-West Rd., POST 606, Honolulu, HI 96822, (7) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
3-4
9:05 AM
REFLECTANCE SPECTROSCOPY FROM CHEMCAM PASSIVE OBSERVATIONS AT THE CURIOSITY LANDING SITE, MARS
JOHNSON, Jeffrey R., Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, MP3-E169, Laurel, MD 20723, Jeffrey.R.Johnson@jhuapl.edu, BELL, James F. III, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287, BENDER, Steve, Psi, Tucson, AZ 85719, BLANEY, Diana, JPL, Pasadena, CA 91011, CLOUTIS, Edward A., Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9, Canada, LEMMON, Mark, Department of Atmospheric Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, LE MOUÉLIC, Stéphan, Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, CNRS/Université de Nantes, 2 rue de la Houssiniere, BP 92208, 44322 Nantes cedex 3 France, Nantes, 92208, France, MAURICE, Sylvestre, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planetologie, Toulouse, 31028, France, RICE, Melissa S., Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, and WIENS, Roger C., Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, MS J565, Los Alamos, NM 87545
3-5
9:25 AM
MID-INFRARED EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY AS A TOOL TO STUDY MARS
LANE, Melissa, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719, lane@psi.edu
 
9:45 AM
Break
3-6
10:00 AM
MINERAL ASSEMBLAGES AND SPECTRAL SIGNATURES OF ALTERED LACUSTRINE PILLOW BASALTS: A NORTHEASTERN U.S. ANALOG FOR LAVA-WATER INTERACTIONS ON MARS
GREENBERGER, Rebecca N.1, MUSTARD, John F.1, CLOUTIS, Edward A.2, MANN, Paul2, CANNON, Kevin M.1, and WILSON, Janette H.3, (1) Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, Rebecca_Greenberger@brown.edu, (2) Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9, Canada, (3) Headwall Photonics, Inc, 601 River Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
3-7
10:20 AM
SUPERVOLCANOES IN THE ARABIA TERRA REGION OF MARS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO LAYERED SEDIMENTARY UNITS
BLEACHER, Jacob E., Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771, jacob.e.bleacher@nasa.gov and MICHALSKI, Joseph, Planetary Science Institute, London, W2 5PJ, United Kingdom
3-8
10:40 AM
CHANNEL AND TUBE FLOW FEATURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TWIN CRATERS LAVA FLOW, ZUNI-BANDERA VOLCANIC FIELD, NM: INSIGHTS INTO SIMILAR FEATURES ON MARS
SAMUELS, Ryan C., Earth & Environment, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604, rsamuels@fandm.edu, DEWET, Andrew P., Earth & Environment, Franklin & Marshall College, PO Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003, BLEACHER, Jacob E., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, HAMILTON, Christopher W., Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771, and GARRY, W. Brent, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771
3-9
11:00 AM
REVISITING PHREATOMAGMATIC VOLCANOES IN MARGARITIFER TERRA, MARS
WILLIAMS, Kevin K., Earth Sciences, SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, williakk@buffalostate.edu
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