2009 Papers

Below is a list of UCLA planetary science research papers published in 2009. Only refereed papers are included (no abstracts). If you have papers that you feel should be included, please use the contact form.


Aléon, J., Engrand, C., Leshin, L.A., and McKeegan,  K.D. (2009). Oxygen isotopic composition of chondritic interplanetary dust particles: A genetic link between carbonaceous chondrites and comets. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(15), p. 4558-4575.

Arridge, C.S., McAndrews, H.J., Jackman, C.M., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2009). Plasma electrons in Saturn’s magnetotail: Structure, distribution and energisation. Planetary and Space Science, 57(14-15), p. 2032-2047.

Blanc, M., Alibert, Y., André, N., et al. (Kivelson, M.G., Khurana, K.K., and Schubert, G.) (2009). LAPLACE: A mission to Europa and the Jupiter System for ESA’s Cosmic Vision Programme. Experimental Astronomy, 23(3), p. 849-892.

Brozovic, M., Ostro, S.J., Benner, L.A.M., et al. (Margot, J.-L) (2009). Radar observations and a physical model of Asteroid 4660 Nereus, a prime space mission target. Icarus, 201(1), p. 153-166.

Burton, M.E., Dougherty, M.K., and Russell, C.T. (2009). Model of Saturn’s internal planetary magnetic field based on Cassini observations. Planetary and Space Science, 57(14), p. 1706-1713.

Cowee, M.M., Omidi, N., Russell, C.T., et al. (2009). Determining ion production rates near Saturn’s extended neutral cloud from ion cyclotron wave amplitudes. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A4), A04219.

De Leuw, S., Rubin, A.E., Schmitt, A.K., and Wasson, J.T. (2009). 53Mn-53Cr systematics of carbonates in CM chondrites: Implications for the timing and duration of aqueous alteration. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(24), p. 7433-7442.

Dohm, J.M., Anderson, R.C., Williams, J.-P., et al. (2009). Claritas Rise, Mars: pre-Tharsis magmatism?. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 185(1-2), p. 139-156.

Dohm, J.M., Williams, J.-P., Anderson, R.C., et al. (2009). New evidence for a magmatic influence on the origin of Valles Marineris, Mars. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 185(1-2), p. 12-27.

Fernandez, Y.R., Jewitt, D., and Ziffer, J.E. (2009). Albedos of Small Jovian Trojans. The Astronomical Journal, 138(1), p. 240-250.

Guilbert, A., Alvarez-Candal, A., Merlin, F., et al. (2009). ESO-Large Program on TNOs: Near-infrared spectroscopy with SINFONI. Icarus, 201(1) p. 272-283.

Guilbert, A., Barucci, M.A., Brunetto, R., et al. (2009). A portrait of Centaur 10199 Chariklo. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 501(2), p.777-784.

Helled, R., and Schubert, G. (2009). Heavy-element Enrichment of a Jupiter-mass Protoplanet as a Function of Orbital Location. The Astrophysical Journal, 697(2), p. 1256-1262.

Helled, R., Schubert, G., and Anderson, J.D. (2009). Empirical models of pressure and density in Saturn’s interior: Implications for the helium concentration, its depth dependence, and Saturn’s precession rate. Icarus, 199(2), p. 368-377.

Helled, R., Schubert, G., and Anderson, J.D. (2009). Jupiter and Saturn rotation periods. Planetary and Space Science, 57(12), p. 1467-1473.

Hickey, M.P., Schubert, G., and Walterscheid, R.L. (2009). Propagation of tsunami-driven gravity waves into the thermosphere and ionosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A8), A08304.

Hsieh, H.H., Jewitt, D., and Fernandez, Y.R. (2009). Albedos of Main-Belt Comets 133P/Elst-Pizarro and 176P/LINEAR. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 694(2), p. L111-L114.

Hsieh, H.H., Jewitt, D., and Ishiguro, M. (2009). Physical Properties of Main-Belt Comet P/2005 U1 (Read). The Astronomical Journal, 137(1), p. 157-168.

Jewitt, D. (2009). The Active Centaurs. The Astronomical Journal, 137(5), p. 4296-4312.

Jewitt, D., Yang, B., and Haghighipour, N. (2009). Main-Belt Comet P/2008 R1 (Garradd). The Astronomical Journal, 137(5), p. 4313-4321.

Jia, X., Kivelson, M.G., Khurana, K.K., and Walker, R.J. (2009). Magnetic fields of the satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. Space Science Reviews, 152(1-2), p. 271-305.

Jia, X., Walker, R.J., Kivelson, M.G., Khurana, K.K., et al. (2009). Properties of Ganymede’s magnetosphere inferred from improved three-dimensional MHD simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A9), A09209.

Jia, Y.-D., Russell, C.T., Jian, L.K., et al. (2009). Study of the 2007 April 20 CME-comet interaction event with an MHD model. The Astrophysical Journal, 696(1), L-56-L60.

Jones, G.H., Arridge, C.S., Coates, A.J., et al. (Russell, C.T., and Jia, Y.-D.) (2009). Fine jet structure of electrically charged grains in Enceladus’ plume. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(16), L16204.

Kavelaars, J.J., Jones, R.L, Gladman, B.J., et al. (Margot, J.-L.) (2009). The Canada-France ecliptic plane survey – L3 data release: The orbital structure of the Kuiper Belt. The Astronomical Journal, 137(6), p. 4917-4935.

Khurana, K.K., Kivelson, M.G., Hand, K.P., and Russell, C.T. (2009). Electromagnetic Induction from Europa’s Ocean and the Deep Interior, in Europa, Pappalardo, R.T., McKinnon, W.B., and Khurana, K.K. (eds.), p. 571- 586, University of Arizona Press, Tuscon.

Khurana, K.K., Mitchell, D.G., Arridge, C.S., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2009). Sources of rotational signals in Saturn’s magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A2), A02211.

Kivelson, M.G., Khurana, K.K., and Volwerk, M. (2009). Europa’s interaction with the Jovian magnetosphere, in Europa, Pappalardo, R.T., McKinnon, W.B., and Khurana, K.K. (eds.), p. 545- 570, University of Arizona Press, Tuscon.

Liu, M.-C., and McKeegan, K.D. (2009). On an Irradiation Origin for Magnesium Isotope Anomalies in Meteoritic Hibonite. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 697(2), p. L145-L148.

Liu, M.-C., McKeegan, K.D., Goswami, J.N., et al. (2009). Isotopic records in CM hibonites: Implications for timescales of mixing of isotope reservoirs in the solar nebula. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(17), p. 5051-5079.

Ma, Y.J., Russell, C.T., Nagy, A.F., et al. (2009). Time-dependent global MHD simulations of Cassini T32 flyby: From magnetosphere to magnetosheath. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A3), A03204.

Margot, J.-L. (2009). A Mercury orientation model including non-zero obliquity and librations. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 105(4), p.329-336.

Mauk, B.H., Hamilton, D.C., Hill, T.W., et al. (Russell, C.T., and Thorne, R.M.) (2009). Fundamental plasma processes in Saturn’s magnetosphere, in Saturn from Cassini-Huygens, Dougherty, M., Esposito, L. , and Krimigis, S. (eds.), Springer Netherlands, p. 281-331.

Mitchell, J.L. (2009). Coupling Convectively Driven Atmospheric Circulation to Surface Rotation: Evidence for Active Methane Weather in the Observed Spin Rate Drift of Titan. The Astrophysical Journal, 692(1), p. 168-173.

Mitchell, J.L., Pierrehumbert, R.T., Frierson, D.M.W., et al. (2009). The impact of methane thermodynamics on seasonal convection and circulation in a model Titan atmosphere. Icarus, 203(1), p. 250-264.

Palguta, J., Schubert, G., Zhang, K., et al. (2009). Constraints on the location, magnitude, and dimensions of Ganymede’s mass anomalies. Icarus, 201(2), p. 615-625.

Parish, H.F., Schubert, G., Hickey, M.P., et al. (2009). Propagation of tropospheric gravity waves into the upper atmosphere of Mars. Icarus, 203(1), p. 28-37.

Peale, S.J., Margot, J.-L., and Yseboodt, M. (2009). Resonant forcing of Mercury’s libration in longitude. Icarus, 199(1), p. 1-8.

Read, P.L., Dowling, T.E., and Schubert, G. (2009). Saturn’s rotation period from its atmospheric planetary-wave configuration. Nature, 460(7255), p. 608-610.

Ruiz, J., Williams, J.-P., Dohm, J.M., et al. (2009). Ancient heat flow and crustal thickness at Warrego Rise, Thaumasia Highlands, Mars: Implications for a stratified crust. Icarus, 203(1), p. 47-57.

Schmidt, B.E., Thomas, P.C., Bauer, J.M., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2009). The Shape and Surface Variation of 2 Pallas from the Hubble Space Telescope. Science, 326(5950), p. 275.

Schubert, G. (2009). Planetary science: Io’s escape. Nature, 459(7249), p. 920-921.

Smith, R., Pontoppidan, K., Young, E.D., et al. (Morris, M.) (2009). High Precision Isotope Measurements in Young Stellar Objects: Analogues for CO Self-Shielding in the Early Solar System. The Astrophysical Journal, 701(1), p. 163-175.

Southwood, D.J., and Kivelson, M.G. (2009). The source of Saturn’s periodic radio emission. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(A9), A09201.

Taylor, D.J., McKeegan, K.D., and Harrison, T.M. (2009). Lu-Hf zircon evidence for rapid lunar differentiation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 279(3-4), p. 157-164.

Waniak, W., Borisov, G., Drahus, M., et al. (2009). Rotation of the Nucleus, Gas Kinematics and Emission Pattern of Comet 8P/Tuttle: Preliminary Results from Optical Imaging of the CN Coma. Earth, Moon, and Planets, 105(2-4), p. 327-342.

Warren, P.H., Kallemeyn, G.W., Huber, H., et al. (Ulff-Møller, F., and Choe, W.) (2009). Siderophile and other geochemical constraints on mixing relationships among HED-meteoritic breccias. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(19), p. 5918-5943.

Wasson, J.T., and Rubin, A.E. (2009). Composition of matrix in the CR chondrite LAP 02342. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,  73(5), p. 1436-1460.

Wei, H.Y., Russell, C.T., Wellbrock, A., et al. (2009). Plasma environment at Titan’s orbit with Titan present and absent. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(23), L23202.

Yang, B., Jewitt, D., and Bus, S.J. (2009). Comet 17P/Holmes in Outburst: The Near Infrared Spectrum. The Astronomical Journal, 137(5), p. 4538-4546.

Yu, Z.J., and Russell, C.T. (2009). Rotation period of Jupiter from the observation of its magnetic field. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(20), L20202.

Zhang, J.A., and Paige, D.A. (2009). Cold-trapped organic compounds at the poles of the Moon and Mercury: Implications for origins. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(16), L16203.

Zhang, T.L., Du, J., Ma, Y.J., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2009). Disappearing induced magnetosphere at Venus: Implications for close-in exoplanets. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(20), L20203.

Zheng, W., Jewitt, D., and Kaiser, R.I. (2009). Infrared Spectra of Ammonia-Water Ices. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 181(1), p. 53-61.