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MESSENGER Papers Presented at the 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

  • Banks, M. E., C. Klimczak, Z. Xiao, T. R. Watters, R. G. Strom, S. E. Braden, C. R. Chapman, S. C. Solomon, and P. K. Byrne, Duration of activity on lobate-scarp thrust faults on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2722, 2014.

  • Becker, K. J., T. L. Becker, K. L. Edmundson, R. W. Gaskell, R. L. McNutt, Jr., S. L. Murchie, G. A. Neumann, M. E. Perry, L. M. Prockter, M. S. Robinson, S. C. Solomon, G. K. Stephens, F. S. Turner, and L. A. Weller, Progress towards a global digital elevation model for Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2243, 2014.

  • Blewett, D. T., B. W. Denevi, C. M. Ernst, N. L. Chabot, and C. D. Neish, Mapping of optical maturity on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1131, 2014.

  • Byrne, P. K., C. Klimczak, A. M. C. Sengör, and S. C. Solomon, The global contraction of Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2525, 2014.

  • D’Amore, M., J. Helbert, S. Ferrari, A. Maturilli, L. R. Nittler, D. L. Domingue, S. Z. Weider, R. D. Starr, E. J. Crapster-Pregont, D. S. Ebel, and S. C. Solomon, Unsupervised classification of Mercury’s visible–near-infrared reflectance spectra: comparison with major element compositions, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1073, 2014.

  • Domingue, D. L., P. N. Peplowski, L. R. Nittler, M. D’Amore, J. Helbert, D. Schriver, P. N. Travnicek, S. L. Murchie, B. W. Denevi, F. Vilas, S. Z. Weider, R. D. Starr, E. J. Crapster-Pregont, and D. S. Ebel, A search for regional signatures of space weathering on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1363, 2014.

  • Ernst, C. M., N. L. Chabot, H. C. M. Susorney, O. S. Barnouin, J. K. Harmon, and D. A. Paige, Exploring the morphology of simple craters that host polar deposits on Mercury: Implications for the source and stability of water ice, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1238, 2014.

  • Evans, L. G., P. N. Peplowski, D. S. Ebel, D. J. Lawrence, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, and S. C. Solomon, Chlorine on the surface of Mercury: Implications for Mercury’s surface evolution, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1794, 2014.

  • Izenberg, N. R., P. Pashai, M. C. Kochte, R. L. Klima, S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, E. J. Crapster-Pregont, F. Vilas, and S. C. Solomon, Correlation of Mercury spectral units with geology and elemental abundance, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1131, 2014.

  • James, P. B., S. C. Solomon, M. T. Zuber, and R. J. Phillips, What Mercury’s topographic rises tell us about the interior, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1452, 2014.

  • Klima, R. L., N. R. Izenberg, S. L. Murchie, G. M. Holsclaw, W. E. McClintock, and S. C. Solomon, Calibration issues in visible and near-infrared spectroscopic observations of Mercury at high temperature, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1978, 2014.

  • Klimczak, C., P. K. Byrne, and S. C. Solomon, Limits on brittle strength of planetary lithospheres undergoing global contraction, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1542, 2014.

  • Mazarico, E., A. Genova, S. J. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, and S. C. Solomon, The gravity field of Mercury from MESSENGER, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1863, 2014.

  • Nittler, L. R., S. Z. Weider, R. D. Starr, N. L. Chabot, B. W. Denevi, C. M. Ernst, T. A. Goudge, J. W. Head, J. Helbert, R. L. Klima, T. J. McCoy, and S. C. Solomon, Sulfur-depleted composition of Mercury’s largest pyroclastic deposit: Implications for explosive volcanism and surface reflectance on the innermost planet, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1391, 2014.

  • Paige, D. A., P. O. Hayne, M. A. Siegler, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, E. M. Mazarico, B. W. Denevi, and S. C. Solomon, Dark surface deposits in the north polar region of Mercury: Evidence for widespread small-scale volatile cold traps, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2501, 2014.

  • Phillips, R. J., C. L. Johnson, M. E. Perry, S. A. Hauck, II, P. B. James, E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, S. J. Peale, M. A. Siegler, D. E. Smith, S. C. Solomon, and M. T. Zuber, Mercury’s 2nd-degree shape and geoid: Lunar comparisons and thermal anomalies, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2634, 2014.

  • Philpott, L. C., C. L. Johnson, R. M. Winslow, B. J. Anderson, H. Korth, M. E. Purucker, and S. C. Solomon, Analysis of magnetic field data from the third Mariner 10 flyby of Mercury: Comparison with MESSENGER data and constraints on secular variation, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1169, 2014.

  • Selvans, M. M., T. R. Watters, P. B. James, and S. C. Solomon, Statistical analysis of the distribution of tectonic features and crustal thickness in the northern hemisphere of Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1442, 2014.

  • Susorney, H. C. M., O. S. Barnouin, and C. M. Ernst, The role of target properties and projective velocity on final crater morphology of craters on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1276, 2014.

  • Vervack, R. J., Jr., P. M. Tamblyn, C. R. Chapman, W. J. Merline, S. L. Murchie, N. L. Chabot, B. W. Denevi, H. Nair, N. R. Laslo, R. J. Steele, and S. C. Solomon, Results from the MESSENGER imaging campaign of comets C/2012 S1 (ISON) and 2P/Encke, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2585, 2014.

  • Vervack, R. J., Jr., A. W. Merkel, W. E. McClintock, G. M. Holsclaw, N. R. Izenberg, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, and S. C. Solomon, Spectral observations of comets C/2012 S1 (ISON) and 2P/Encke obtained by MESSENGER, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 2553, 2014.

  • Vilas, F., D. l. Domingue, J. Helbert, M. D’Amore, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, and J. W. Head, Dominici crater wall hollows: Potential spectral evidence for sulfide mineralogy on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1296, 2014.

  • Weider, S. Z., L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, E. J. Crapster-Pregont, and S. C. Solomon, Geochemical terranes on the innermost planet: Possible origins of Mercury’s high-magnesium region, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1866, 2014.

  • Whitten, J. L., J. W. Head, B. W. Denevi, and S. C. Solomon, Formation of intercrater plains on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1219, 2014.

  • Whitten, J. L., J. W. Head, J. Helbert, and S. C. Solomon, Rembrandt basin: Distinguishing between volcanic and impact-produced smooth plains deposits on Mercury, Lunar Planet. Sci., 45, abstract 1289, 2014.

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