Space and Planetary Sciences(P)
Session Sub CategoryPlanetary Sciences
Session IDP-PS03
TitleRegolith Science
Short titleRegolith Science
Main ConvenerNameKoji Wada
AffiliationPlanetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology
Co-Convener 1NamePatrick Michel
AffiliationUniversity Cote d'Azur, Cote d'Azur Observatory, CNRS
Co-Convener 2NameAkiko Nakamura
AffiliationGraduate School of Science, Kobe University
Co-Convener 3NameKevin John Walsh
AffiliationSouthwest Research Institute
ScopeThis session welcomes broad topics related to regolith on various celestial bodies, such as asteroids, comets, the Moon, the martian moons, Mars, etc. Papers on the formation, evolution, and alteration processes of regolith particles and regolith systems on the surface of planetary bodies, remote and in-situ observational results and techniques, analyses and results of returned samples, and laboratory, numerical, and theoretical studies on the fundamental physical and chemical processes are all welcome.
Type of presentationOral and Poster presentation
Invited authorsOlivier S. Banouin(Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)
Daniel J. Scheeres(Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, The University of Colorado Boulder)