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Poster Session: Lunar Surface Processes 1

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 6:30 PM
Town Center Exhibit Hall

Mahanti P.* Robinson M. S. Williams J. P. Mazarico E.
Details of Shadows — Subpixel Secondary Illumination in Shackleton and Spudis Permanently Shadowed Regions [#2610]
Larger PSR areas with dim illuminations levels can contain smaller regions that are dimmer and potentially better cold traps with lower stability temperatures.
Wöhler C. Bhatt M. Arnaut M.* Ganesh S. Aravind K. et al.
Spectropolarimetric Properties of the Lunar Swirl Reiner Gamma and Western Oceanus Procellarum [#1609]
This study discusses new telescopic multi-band spectropolarimetric imaging data of the lunar swirl Reiner Gamma and surrounding areas.
Vines S. K.* Waller C. D. Fatemi S. Anderson B. J. Halekas J. et al.
Modeling Plasma Interactions with the Reiner Gamma Magnetic Anomaly in Anticipation of the Arrival of Lunar Vertex [#2150]
We present modeled magnetic field vectors and plasma fluxes in preparation for lunar vortex observations within the Reiner Gamma magnetic anomaly.
Kreslavsky M. A.* Zubarev A. Nadezhdina I. Bondarenko N.
Non-Diffusive Regolith Transport on the Moon [#1834]
A number of morphologies on the Moon indicate a dominant role of non-diffusive non-local regolith transport processes.
Jhoti E.* Powell T. M. Paige D. A.
A Semi-Analytical Model for the Thermal Emission Phase Function of the Moon [#2912]
Bowl craters on Moon / Model temperatures well / For extreme angles.
Tai Udovicic C. J.* Edwards C. S. Ghent R. R.
Submicroscopic Iron Accumulation is Correlated with Local Iron Content [#2832]
Our Moon space weathers / Shapes iron from near and far / Which one dominates?
Sato H.* Ohtake M.
Latitudinal Trend of the Lunar South Pole [#1824]
Using our new south polar mosaic of the Kaguya MI, we examined the latitudinal dependence of the space weathering and geological structures above 40°S.
Ikeda A.* Kumagai H. Morota T.
Production Processes of Boulders and Regolith on Lunar Crater Slopes Inferred from Topographic Feature and Rock Abundance [#1303]
Our estimates of lunar crater slope conditions suggest that thermal fatigue in boulder sources has an important role for regolith production and movement.
Pérez-Cortés S. L.* Bramson A. M. Nypaver C. A. Patterson G. W. Virkki A. K. et al.
Comparison of Lunar Rockfalls Events in Different Geologic Settings Using Mini-RF Data [#2492]
We are mapping mass-wasting events in different geologic settings on the lunar surface to investigate what factors trigger them and affect their morphology.
Aussel B.* Rüsch O.
Lunar Rock Detection and Analysis for Characterizing Erosion Processes [#1924]
We are developing a Mask R-CNN model that can detect rocks on LROC NAC cutouts. After detection, we model the reflectance profile across the boulder.
Nypaver C. A.* Thomson B. J. Watters T. R. Elder C. M. Cahill J. T. et al.
Lunar Boulder Fields as an Indicator of Recent Tectonic Activity [#2824]
Wrinkle ridge boulders. Are they common on the Moon? How did they get there?
Marshal R. M.* Rüsch O. Wöhler C. Wohlfarth K. Velichko S. et al.
Photometry of Rock-Rich Surfaces on Airless Bodies [#1650]
Rocks on an airless / Body, can texture tell tales / Of transformation?
Diotte F.* Lemelin M. Cloutis E. A.
Creating Microscopic Digital Elevation Models of Planetary Regolith Using Monocular Images and Convolutional Neural Networks [#2294]
A deep learning algorithm is applied to monocular images of martian soils taken by the Microscopic Imager to study the soil’s surface microtopography.
Suresh K.* Iyer K. V. Alurkar M. S. Amitabh 
Iqbal W.* Hiesinger H. van der Bogert C. H. Heyer T.
Geology of Cone Crater for the Calibration of Lunar Chronology [#1046]
Geologic analysis of Apollo 14 landing traverse.
Roseborough T. A.* Henriksen M. R. Bernhardt H. Robinson M. S.
1:10,000 Morphologic Map of Tycho Crater Central Peak [#2806]
Tycho central peak / Mapped on high-res DTM / What are unit slopes?
Iqbal W.* Gebbing T. Borisov D. Hiesinger H. van der Bogert C. H.
New Geological Maps of the Apollo 14 and Apollo 16 Landing Sites [#2000]
Updated geologic maps of the areas surrounding the Apollo 14 and 16 landing sites.
Mest S. C.* Petro N. E. Ostrach L. R. Jolliff B. L. Yingst R. A.
Update on the Geologic Mapping of the Apollo Lunar Quadrangle (LQ-24), Eastern South Pole-Aitken Basin [#2803]
We present the updated geologic map of the Apollo Quadrangle (LQ-24) of the Moon.
Roseborough T. A.* Gonzales N. R. Schoonover A. R. Tewary V. Woody J. A. et al.
Apollo 16 and 17 Spatio-Temporal Traverse Mapping [#2869]
Apollo missions! / Mapped the last two, using NACs / And mission data.
Mikolajewski S.* Hiesinger H. van der Bogert C. H. Schmedemann N.
Traversing the Rima Bode Region: An Updated Geological Map [#2034]
We present our updates in mapping the Rima Bode region, as well as an investigated landing site.
Archinal B. A.* Weller L. A. Richie J. O. Lee E. M. Bennett K. A. et al.
Controlled High-Resolution LROC NAC Polar Mosaics [#2333]
The creation of controlled 1 mpp LRO LROC NAC polar mosaics, from 85° latitude, including 9 mpp illumination controlled mosaics at every 10° of solar longitude.
Horvath T.* Powell T. M. Paige D. A.
High Resolution Mapping Method for Point-Based Planetary Datasets Using Effective Field of View Modeling [#2734]
We used the known field of view of the Diviner instrument to develop a method that more properly represents the temperature data when creating thermal maps.
Shubham S.* Cohen B. A. Arevalo R.
Identifying Chemically Distinct Classes of Lunar Rocks Using Dimensionality Reduction Algorithms [#2809]
We use unsupervised machine learning algorithms: PCA, and t-SNE to classify chemically distinct groups of lunar rocks using major oxide data.
Bernhardt H.* Clark J. D. Robinson M. S.
The Aristarchus Plateau as a Basis to Discuss Resuming Lunar Geologic Mapping After an Over Four-Decades-Long Lull [#1104]
We use the complex Aristarchus plateau to discuss updated guidelines and techniques for a new generation of regional geologic maps of the Moon.
Meyer H. M.* Clark J. Robinson M. S. Denevi B. W.
Revisiting the "Weird Terrain" on the Moon [#1531]
Moon’s complex terrain / “Weird” you say, questions remain / With maps we redress.
Concepcion V. E.* Hayne P. O.
Using Diviner Data to Analyze Characteristics of Overlapping Cold Spots Caused by a Serendipitous Lunar Impact [#2428]
After an impact / On the surface of the Moon / Does a cold spot form?
Bondarenko N. V.*
Possible Lack of Small Craters in “Elephant Hide” Areas on the Moon: A Case Study [#2709]
Lack of 5–8-m-diameter craters on steep slopes points to the possibility that up to 1 m thick regolith layer is involved into “elephant hide” texture formation.

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