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Poster Session: Lunar Surface Processes

Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 6:30 PM

Allen C. C.*
Mare Lavas and Mascons — A Tale of Two Basins [#1381]
The compositions and timing of mare basalts flows vary among lunar impact basins and are likely influenced by the presence or absence of mascons.
Liu T.* Allibert L. Luther R. Wünnemann K. Zhu M.-H. et al.
The Synergetic Effect of the Potential Procellarum and the South-Pole Aitken Impact on the Formation of the Lunar Nearside-Farside Asymmetries [#1251]
The systematic simulations including the Procellarum impact, the SPA impact will quantitatively estimate the integrated outcome of two early major events.
Basilevsky A. T.* Li Yu. Fang L. G.
Surface Morphology Inside the PSR Part of Lunar Polar Crater Shoemaker in Comparison with that of the Sunlit Areas [#1457]
A geological analysis was made of hillshade images of four study areas inside PSR part of polar crater Shoemaker and at the Lunokhod-2 region and Apollo 16 site.
Honniball C. I.* Burgdorf M. J. Lucey P. G. Mueller T. Chen Y. et al.
Lunar Observations from 5 to 8 Microns with SOFIA and the Suomi Cross-Track Infrared Sounder: Water and Christiansen Feature Results [#2114]
Comparison of lunar spectral shapes observed by SOFIA and CrIS from 5 to 8 µm and results of molecular water at 6 µm and the Christiansen feature.
Magnarini G.* Grindrod P. M. Mitchell T. M.
Evidence of Recent Slope Deformation and the Lasting Effect of Local Subsurface Geometry in the Taurus-Littrow Valley, Apollo 17 Landing Site [#1055]
Slope deformation is the product of recent tectonism associated with the Lee-Lincoln fault, coupled with the influence of the valley subsurface geometry.
Ambily G.* Durga Prasad K.
Diurnal Temperature Variations of Latitudinally and Geologically Distinct Sites on the Moon [#2231]
We have processed LOLA & Diviner datasets onboard LRO, of four distinct sites and diurnal temperature variations of the lunar surface were studied and presented.
Maganti T.* Chakraborty T. Putrevu D. Bhiravarasu S. S. Das A. et al.
First Ever Circular Polarization Ratio (CPR) and Radar Scattering Map of Lunar Poles in L-Band Using Full-Pol Chandrayaan-2 DFSAR Data [#1993]
DFSAR’s fully polarimetric dataset “frequently utilised polarimetric products” mosaics were generated for regional studies of the lunar surface features.
Cai Y.* Guo J.
Estimation of the Dielectric Characteristics of Lunar Subsurface Layers Using the Kaguya Lunar Radar Sounder [#2071]
we used the data from the 5 MHz Lunar Radar Sounder (LRS) carried on SELENE to estimate the relative dielectric constant of lunar subsurface layers.
Dsouza H.* Kumar S.
Polarimetric Analysis of de Gerlache Crater Using Chandrayaan-2 DFSAR Data [#1449]
Data from L-band DFSAR onboard Chandrayaan-2 was used to analyse the polarimetric scattering behaviour on the surface of de Gerlache crater.
Pandey D. K.* Putrevu D. Chakraborty T. Das A. Bhiravarasu S. S. et al.
Joint Estimation of High Resolution Lunar Dielectric Constant and Surface Roughness Using Full-Polarimetric Data from Chandrayaan-2 Dual Frequency SAR [#2012]
In this study, we adopted a two-layer physical radar scattering model for joint estimation of dielectric constant and surface roughness using DFSAR data.
Shukla S.* Patterson G. W. Dutton N. T. Himani T. P. Maiti A.
Quantitative Constraints of Near Surface Roughness on Lunar Water Ice Under Bistatic Radar Configuration [#1267]
Near-surface roughness controls the bistatic radar scattering and imposes quantitative constraints on the physical form and abundance of water ice on the Moon.
Srivastava A.* Chauhan M.
Mare Smythii: A Detailed Look at the Eastern Limb of the Moon Using High-Resolution Data [#2338]
Mare Smythii, on the nearside-farside transition zone of the Moon, is geologically investigated for its wide morphological as well as mineralogical variability.
Panwar N.* Srivastava N.
Geology of Scaliger Crater Region: Implications for Magmatism in the Australe North Basin [#2022]
Australe North is a pre-Nectarian basin first identified by GRAIL. The study probes the magmatic history of this basin by investigating the Scaliger Crater region.
Surkov Y.* Kaydash V. Shkuratov Y. Videen G. Mall U.
Assessment of Abundance of Mg-Spinel Using M3 Data: The Theophilus Crater Peak [#1454]
The new approach to assess abundance of Mg-spinel in the lunar regolith is presented. It was tested on the region of the Theophilus crater peak.
Ojha S. P.* Dagar A. Bhattacharya S. Desai N. M. Kumar A. S. K.
Lunar Surface Hydration Estimation over Compton-Belkovich Volcanic Complex (CBVC) Region Using Chandrayaan-2 IIRS Observations [#2132]
In this study, the lunar surface hydration estimation over the Compton-Belkovich region is estimated using thermally corrected Chandrayaan-2 IIRS observations.
Nodjoumi G.* Luzzi E. Massironi M. Pozzobon R. Rossi A. P.
A Semi-Automated Method for Displacement-to-Length Scaling of Faults Populations [#2024]
This work presents an open-source, Jupyter-based semi-automated method for displacement-to-length scaling of fault populations.
Sinha R. K.* Rani A. Ruj T. Bhardwaj A.
Lobate Scarp in the Vicinity of Chandrayaan-3 Landing Site in the Southern High Latitudes of the Moon: Insights into Formation Age and Seismicity [#1135]
The proposed primary landing site of the Chandrayaan-3 mission could have experienced shallow moonquakes of cumulative moment magnitude of 9.2 during the past ~50 Ma.
Devaraj A.* Narendranath S. Kartha S. S. Pillai N. S. Tadepalli S. P.
Global Oxygen Distribution on the Lunar Surface: First Results Using Chandrayaan-2 [#2026]
We present the first results on the global distribution of oxygen on the Lunar surface. The XRF spectra from CLASS onboard Chandrayaan-2 was used for analysis.
Nguyen D. T.* Jacquemoud S. Lucas A. Coustance S. Marcq S. et al.
Photometric Characterization of Planetary Surfaces: When the Earth Meets the Moon [#1239]
Photometry was applied on multi-angular remote sensing data of Earth and the Moon, to extract surface characteristics, including the surface roughness.
Sikes C.* Sunshine J. M. Newcombe M.
Formation of the Spinel-Rich Sinus Aestuum Dark Mantle Deposits [#1789]
Strange spinels are seen / Mapping and melting reveal / Scraps of lunar past.
Moriarty D. P.* James P. North A. Wagner N.
Evidence for Widespread Silicic Lithologies Across the Gruithuisen-Mairan Region [#2346]
Integrated compositional remote sensing analyses demonstrate the presence of silicic, thorium-bearing lithologies across Mare Imbrium and the Mairan highlands.
Moitra H.* Pathak S. Gupta S. Bhattacharya S.
Investigation of Multiple Basaltic Volcanism Events in the Floor of the Wolf Crater Complex [#2944]
Multiple in situ basaltic eruptions have occurred within the central depression of Wolf crater complex that stand over a time period between 2.0 and 2.8 Ga.
Zhang M.* Fa W. Eke V. R.
Modeling the Evolution of Regolith Thickness: Implications for Growth Rate and Spatial Distribution [#1188]
A Monte Carlo based Lunar Topography and Regolith Evolution Model (LTREM) is developed to simulate the growth rate and spatial distribution of lunar regolith.