2010 Papers

Below is a list of UCLA planetary science research papers published in 2010. Only refereed papers are included (no abstracts). If you have papers that you feel should be included, please use the contact form.


Baumjohann, W., Matsuoka, A., Magnes, W., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). Magnetic field investigation of Mercury’s magnetosphere and the inner heliosphere by MMO/MGF. Planetary and Space Science, 58(1-2), p. 279 – 286.

Brozović, M., Benner, L.A.M., Magri, C., et al. (Margot, J.-L) (2010). Radar observations and a physical model of contact binary Asteroid 4486 Mithra. Icarus, 208(1), p. 207-220.

Bullock, E.S., McKeegan, K.D., Gounelle, M., et al. (2010). Sulfur isotopic composition of Fe-Ni sulfide grains in CI and CM carbonaceous chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 45(5), p. 885-898.

Burton, M.E., Dougherty, M.K., and Russell, C.T. (2010). Saturn’s internal planetary magnetic field. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(24), L24105.

Cowee, M.M., Gary, S.P., Wei, H.Y., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). An explanation for the lack of ion cyclotron wave generation by pickup ions at Titan: 1-D hybrid simulation results. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A10), A10224.

Delsanti, A., Merlin, F., Guilbert-Lepoutre, A., et al. (2010). Methane, ammonia and their irradiation products at the surface of an intermediate-size KBO ? A portrait of Plutino (90482) Orcus. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 520, A40.

DeMeo, F.E., Barucci, M.A., Merlin, F., et al. (Guilbert-Lepoutre, A.) (2010). A spectroscopic analyis of Jupiter-coupled object (52872) Okyrhoe, and TNOs (90482) Orcus and (73480) 2002 PN34. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 521, A35.

Ge, Y.S., Russell, C.T., and Khurana, K.K. (2010). Reconnection sites in Jupiter’s magnetotail and relation to Jovian auroras. Planetary and Space Science, 58(11), p. 1455 – 1469.

Goldreich, P.M., and Mitchell, J.L. (2010). Elastic ice shells of synchronous moons: Implications for cracks on Europa and non-synchronous rotation of Titan. Icarus, 209(2), p. 631-638.

Hayne, P.O., Greenhagen, B.T., Foote, M.C., et al. (Siegler, M.A., and Paige, D.A.) (2010). Diviner Lunar Radiometer Observations of the LCROSS Impact. Science, 330(6003), p. 477.

Helled, R., Anderson, J.D., and Schubert, G. (2010). Uranus and Neptune: Shape and rotation. Icarus, 210(1), p. 446-454.

Helled, R., and Bodenheimer, P. (2010). Metallicity of the massive protoplanets around HR 8799 If formed by gravitational instability. Icarus, 207(2), p. 503-508.

Hsieh, H., Jewitt, D., Lacerda, P., et al. (2010). The return of activity in main-belt comet 133P/Elst-Pizarro. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 403(1), p. 363-377.

Jewitt, D., and Li, J. (2010). Activity in Geminid Parent (3200) Phaethon. The Astronomical Journal, 140(5), p. 1519-1527.

Jewitt, D., Weaver, H., Agarwal, J., et al. (Drahus, M.) (2010). A recent disruption of the main-belt asteroid P/2010A2. Nature, 467(7317), p. 817-819.

Jia, X., Walker, R.J., Kivelson, M.G., et al. (Khurana, K.K.) (2010). Dynamics of Ganymede’s magnetopause: Intermittent reconnection under steady external conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A12), A12202.

Jia, Y.-D., Russell, C.T., Khurana, K.K., et al. (2010). Interaction of Saturn’s magnetosphere and its moons: 1. Interaction between corotating plasma and standard obstacles. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A4), A04214.

Jia, Y.-D., Russell, C.T., Khurana, K.K., et al. (Ma, Y.J.) (2010). Interaction of Saturn’s magnetosphere and its moons: 2. Shape of the Enceladus plume. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A4), A04215.

Jia, Y.-D., Russell, C.T., Khurana, K.K., et al. (Ma, Y.J.) (2010). Interaction of Saturn’s magnetosphere and its moons: 3. Time variation of the Enceladus plume. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A12), A12243.

Kivelson, M.G., Jia, X., and Khurana, K.K. (2010). Medicean Moons Sailing Through Plasma Seas: Challenges in Establishing Magnetic Properties, in Galileo’s Medicean Moons: Their impact on 400 years of Discovery, Barbieri, C., Chakrabarti, S., Coradini, M., et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposium, 269(6), pp. 58-70.

Klein, B., Jura, M., Koester, D., Zuckerman, B., and Melis, C. (2010). Chemical Abundances in the Externally Polluted White Dwarf GD 40: Evidence of a Rocky Extrasolar Minor Planet. The Astrophysical Journal, 709, 950.

Li, J.-Y., McFadden, L.A., Thomas, P.C., et al. (Russell, C.T., and Schmidt, B.E.) (2010). Photometric mapping of Asteroid (4) Vesta’s southern hemisphere with Hubble Space Telescope. Icarus, 208(1), p. 238 – 251.

Margot, J.-L., and Giorgini, J.D. (2010). Probing general relativity with radar astrometry in the inner solar system. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, 261, p. 183 – 188.

Masters, A., Achilleos, N., Kivelson, M.G., et al. (2010). Cassini observations of a Kelvin Helmholtz vortex in Saturn’s outer magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A7), A07225.

Matsuoka, A., and Russell, C.T. (eds.) (2010). Foreword, The Kaguya Mission to the Moon. Space Science Reviews, 154(1-4), p. 1 – 2.

Matzel, J.E.P., Ishii, H.A., Joswiak, D., et al. (McKeegan, K.D.) (2010). Constraints on the Formation Age of Cometary Material from the NASA Stardust Mission. Science, 328(5977), p. 483-486.

Milbury, C., and Schubert, G. (2010). Search for the global signature of the Martian dynamo. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(E10), E10010.

Mitchell, J.L., and Vallis, G.K. (2010). The transition to superrotation in terrestrial atmospheres. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(E12), E12008.

Omidi, N., Russell, C.T., Tokar, R.L., et al. (2010). Hybrid simulations of the plasma environment around Enceladus. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A5), A05212.

Ostro, S.J., Magri, C., Benner, L.A.M., et al. (Busch, M.W., and Margot, J.-L.) (2010). Radar imaging of Asteroid 7 Iris. Icarus, 207(1), p. 285-294.

Paige, D.A., Foote, M.C., Greenhagen, B.T., et al. (2010). The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment. Space Science Reviews, 150(1-4), p. 125-160.

Paige, D.A., Siegler, M.A., Zhang, J.A., et al. (Hayne, P.O., Foote, E.J., and Bennett, K.A.) (2010). Diviner Lunar Radiometer Observations of Cold Traps in the Moon South Polar Region. Science, 330(6003), p. 479.

Palguta, J., Schubert, G., and Travis, B.J. (2010). Fluid flow and chemical alteration in carbonaceous chondrite parent bodies. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 296(3-4), p. 235-243.

Paranicas, C., Mitchell, D.G., Krimigis, S.M., et al. (Kivelson, M.G., and Khurana, K.K.) (2010). Asymmetries in Saturn’s radiation belts. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A7), A07216.

Rodriguez-Martinez, M., Blanco-Cano, X., Russell, C.T., et al. (2010). Harmonic growth of ion-cyclotron waves in Saturn’s magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A9), Ao9207.

Russell, C.T., and Dougherty, M.K. (2010). Magnetic Fields of the Outer Planets. Space Science Reviews, 152(1-4), p. 251-269.

Schubert, G., Hussmann, H., Lainey, et al. (2010). Evolution of Icy Satellites. Space Science Reviews, 153(1-4), p. 447-484.

Sharp, Z.D., Shearer, C.K., McKeegan, K.D., et al. (2010). The Chlorine Isotope Composition of the Moon and Implications for an Anhydrous Mantle. Science, 329(5995), p. 1050-1053.

Simon, S., Wennmacher, A., Neubauer, F.M., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). Titan’s highly dynamic magnetic environment: A systematic survey of Cassini magnetometer observations from flybys TA-T62.  Planetary and Space Science, 58(10), p. 1230 – 1251.

Simon, S., Wennmacher, A., Neubauer, F.M., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). Dynamics of Saturn’s magnetodisk near Titan’s orbit: Comparison of Cassini magnetometer observations from real and virtual Titan flybys. Planetary and Space Science, 58(12), p. 1625 – 1635.

Smith, D. E., Zuber, M.T., Phillips, R.J., et al. (Margot, J.-L.) (2010). The equatorial shape and gravity field of Mercury from MESSENGER flybys 1 and 2. Icarus, 209(1), p. 88-100.

Spiegel, D.S., Raymond, S.N., Dressing, et al. (Mitchell, J.L.) (2010). Generalized Milankovitch Cycles and Long-Term Climatic Habitability. The Astrophysical Journal, 721(2), p. 1308-1318.

Stevenson, R., Kleyna, J., and Jewitt, D. (2010). Transient Fragments in Outbursting Comet 17P/Holmes. The Astronomical Journal, 139(6), p. 2230-2240.

Taylor, P.A., and Margot, J.-L. (2010). Tidal evolution of close binary asteroid systems. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 108(4), p. 315-338.

Vondrak, R.R., Keller, J.W., and Russell, C.T. (eds.) (2010). Preface, The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Space Science Reviews, 150(1-4), p. 1 – 2.

Vogt, M. F., Kivelson, M.G., Khurana, K.K., et al. (Joy, S.P., and Walker, R.J.) (2010). Reconnection and flows in the Jovian magnetotail as inferred from magnetometer observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A6), A06219.

Wang, Z., Gurnett, D.A., Fischer, G., et al. (Leisner, J.S., and Russell, C.T.) (2010). Cassini observations of narrowband radio emissions in Saturn’s magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A6), A06213.

Warren, P.H. (2010). Ejecta-megaregolith accumulation on planetesimals and large asteroids. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46(1), p. 53-78.

Warren, P.H., and Rubin, A.E. (2010). Pyroxene-selective impact smelting in ureilites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(17), p. 5109-5133.

Wasson, J.T., and Rubin, A.E. (2010). Matrix and whole-rock fractionations in the Acfer 094 type-3.0 ungrouped carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 45(1), p. 73-90.

Wei, H.Y., Russell, C.T., Dougherty, M.K., et al. (Ma, Y.J.) (2010). Upper limits on Titan’s magnetic moment and implications for its interior. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(E10), E10007.

Wei, H.Y., Russell, C.T., Zhang, T.L., et al. (2010). Comparison study of magnetic flux ropes in the ionospheres of Venus, Mars and Titan. Icarus, 206(1), p. 174-181.

Whittaker, I., Guymer, G., Grande, M., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). Venusian bow shock as seen by the ASPERA-4 ion instrument on Venus Express. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(A9), A09224.

Youdin, A.N., and Mitchell, J.L. (2010). The Mechanical Greenhouse: Burial of Heat by Turbulence in Hot Jupiter Atmospheres. The Astrophysical Journal, 721(2), p. 1113-1126.

Yseboodt, M., Margot, J.-L., and Peale, S. J. (2010). Analytical model of the long-period forced longitude librations of Mercury. Icarus, 207(2), p. 536-544.

Yu, Z.J., Leinweber, H.K., and Russell, C.T. (2010). Galileo constraints on the secular variation of the Jovian magnetic field, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(E3), E03002.

Zhang, T.L., Baumjohann, W., Du, J., et al. (Russell, C.T.) (2010). Hemispheric asymmetry of the magnetic field wrapping pattern in the Venusian magnetotail. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(14), L14202.