Peer-Reviewed Papers


Schorghofer, N., Williams, J.-P., Martinez-Camacho, J. M., Paige, D. A. and Siegler, M. A. (2021) "Carbon dioxide cold traps on the Moon", submitted.


Costello, E. S., Ghent, R. R., Hirabayashi, M., & Lucey, P. G. (2020). Impact gardening as a constraint on the age, source, and evolution of ice on Mercury and the Moon. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 125, e2019JE006172.


Flahaut, J., J. Carpenter, J.-P. Williams, M. Anand, I. Crawford, W. van Westrenen, E. Füri, L. Xiao, and S. Zhao (2020), Regions of interest (ROI) for future exploration missions to the lunar South Pole, Planet. Space. Sci., 180, 104750.


Rubanenko, L., Schorghofer, N., Greenhagen, B. T., & Paige, D. A. (2020). Equilibrium temperatures and directional emissivity of sunlit airless surfaces with applications to the Moon. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 125.

Schorghofer, N. S., J.-P. Williams (2020), Mapping of ice storage processes on the Moon with time-dependent temperatures, Planetary Science Journal, 1, 54.


Smith, I.B., Hayne, P.O., Byrne, S., Becerra, P., Kahre, M., Calvin, W., Hvidberg, C., Milkovich, S., Buhler, P., Landis, M., Horgan, Obbard, R., Stern, J., Piqueux, S., Thomas, N., Zacny, K., Carter, L., Edgar, L., Emmett, J., Navarro, T., Hanley, J., Koutnik, M., Putzig, N., Henderson, B.L., Holt, J.W., Ehlmann, B., Parra, S., Lalich, D., The Holy Grail: A road map for unlocking the climate record stored within Mars' polar layered deposits, Planetary and Space Science (2020).


Elder, C. M., Douglass, B., Ghent, R. R., Hayne, P. O., Williams, J.-P., Bandfield, J. L., & Costello, E. (2019). The subsurface coherent rock content of the Moon as revealed by cold-spot craters. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets Planets, 124, 3373–3384. 

Feng, J., Siegler, M. A., & Hayne, P. O. (2019). New Constraints on Thermal and Dielectric Properties of Lunar Regolith from LRO Diviner and CE‐2 Microwave Radiometer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.

Mazrouei, S., R. R. Ghent, W. F. Bottke, A. H. Parker, and T. M. Gernon (2019), Earth and Moon impact flux increased at the end of the Paleozoic, Science, 363(6), 253–257.

Rubanenko, L., Venkatraman, J. & Paige, D.A (2019). Thick ice deposits in shallow simple craters on the Moon and Mercury. Nat. Geosci. 12, 597–601.

Sefton-Nash, E., J.-P. Williams, B. Greenhagen, T. Warren, J. Bandfield, K.-M. Aye, F. Leader, M. A. Siegler, P. O. Hayne, N. Bowles, and D. A. Paige (2019), Evidence for ultra-cold traps and surface water ice in the lunar south polar crater Amundsen, Icarus, 332, 1–13.

Shirley, K. A., and T. D. Glotch (2019), Particle size effects on mid-IR spectra of lunar analog minerals in a simulated lunar environment, J. Geophys. Res., 124, 970-988.

Williams, J.-P., B. T. Greenhagen, D. A. Paige, N. Schorghofer, E. Sefton-Nash, P. O. Hayne, P. G. Lucey, M. A. Siegler, and K.-Michael Aye (2019), Seasonal polar temperatures on the Moon, J. Geophys. Res., 124, 2505–2521.

Woods‐Robinson, R., Siegler, M. A., & Paige, D. A. (2019). A Model for the Thermophysical Properties of Lunar Regolith at Low Temperatures. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 124(7), 1989-2011.


Bandfield, J. L. , J. T. S. Cahill, L. M. Carter, C. D. Neish, G. W. Patterson, J.-P. Williams,, and D. A. Paige (2017), Distal ejecta from lunar impacts: Extensive regions of rocky deposits, Icarus, 283, 282–299.

Donaldson Hanna, K. L., B. T. Greenhagen, W. R. Patterson III, C. M. Pieters, J. F. Mustard, N. E. Bowles, D. A. Paige, T. D. Glotch, and C. Thompson (2017), Effects of varying environmental conditions on emissivity spectra of bulk lunar soils: Application to Diviner thermal infrared observations of the Moon, Icarus, 283, 326-342.

Elder, C. M., P. O. Hayne, J.L. Bandfield, R.R. Ghent, J.-P. Williams, K.L. Donaldson Hanna, D.A. Paige (2017), Young Lunar Volcanic Features: Thermophysical Properties and Formation, Icarus, 290, 224-237.

Fisher, E.A., P. G. Lucey, M. Lemelin, B. T. Greenhagen, M. A. Siegler, E. Mazarico, O. Aharonson, J.-P. Williams, P. O. Hayne, G. A. Neumann, D. A. Paige, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber (2017), Evidence for surface water ice in the lunar polar regions using reflectance measurements from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter and temperature measurements from the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment, Icarus.

Hayne, P. O., J. L. Bandfield, M. A. Siegler, A. R. Vasavada, R. R. Ghent, J.-P. Williams, ... D. A. Paige (2017), Global regolith thermophysical properties of the Moon from the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 122(12), 2371-2400.

Lucey, P. G., B. T. Greenhagen, E. Song, J. A. Arnold, M. Lemelin, K. Donaldson Hanna, N. Bowles, T. D. Glotch, and D. A. Paige (2017), Space weathering effects in Diviner Radiometer measurements of the lunar Christiansen Feature: Characteristics and mitigation, Icarus.

Rubanenko, L., O. Aharonson (2017), Stability of ice on the Moon with rough topography, Icarus, 296, 99-109.

Schorghofer, N., P. Lucey, and J.-P. Williams (2017), Theoretical time variability of mobile water on the Moon and its geographic pattern, Icarus, 298, 111–116.

Sefton-Nash, E., J.-P. Williams, B. T. Greenhagen, K.-M. Aye, and D. A. Paige (2017), Diviner Lunar Radiometer gridded brightness temperatures from geodesic binning of modeled fields of view, Icarus.

Williams, J.-P., D. A. Paige, B. T. Greenhagen, and E. Sefton-Nash (2017), The global surface temperatures of the Moon as measured by the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment, Icarus, 283, 300-325.


Bandfield, J. L., P. O. Hayne, J.-P. Williams, B. T. Greenhagen, and D. A. Paige (2015), Lunar surface roughness derived from LRO Diviner Radiometer observations, Icarus, 248, 357-372.

Ghent, R. R., L. M. Carter, J. L. Bandfield, C. J. Tai Udovicic, B. A. Campbell (2015), Lunar crater ejecta: Physical properties revealed by radar and thermal infrared observations, Icarus,

Glotch, T. D., J. L. Bandfield, P. G. Lucey, P. O. Hayne, B. T. Greenhagen, R. R. Ghent, J. A. Arnold, and D. A. Paige (2015), Formation of lunar swirls by magnetic field standoff of the solar wind, Nature Communications, 6, 6189, doi:10.1038/ncomms7189.

Hayne, P. O., A. Hendrix, E. Sefton-Nash, M. A. Siegler, P. G. Lucey, K. D. Retherford, and D. A. Paige (2015), Evidence for exposed water ice in the Moon’s south polar regions from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ultraviolet albedo and temperature measurements, Icarus, 255, 58-69.

Hurley, D. M., M. Sarantos, C. Grava, J.-P. Williams, K. D. Rutherford, M. A. Siegler, B. T. Greenhagen, and D. A. Paige (2015), An analytic function of lunar surface temperature for exospheric modeling, Icarus, 255, 159–163.

Lawrence, D. J., P. N. Peplowski, J. B. Plescia, B. T. Greenhagen, S. Maurice, and T. H. Prettyman (2015), Bulk hydrogen abundances in the lunar highlands: Measurements from orbital neutron data, Icarus, 255, 127-134, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.01.005.

Siegler, M. A., D. A. Paige, J.-P. Williams, B. Bills (2015), Evolution of lunar polar ice stability, Icarus, 255, 78–87.


Bandfield, J. L., R. R. Ghent, A. R. Vasavada, D. A. Paige, S. J. Lawrence, and M. S. Robinson (2011), Lunar surface rock abundance and regolith fines temperatures derived from LRO Diviner Radiometer data. J. Geophys. Res., 116, E00H02, doi:10.1029/2011JE003866.

Glotch, T. D., J. J. Hagerty, P. G. Lucey, B. R. Hawke, T. A. Giguere, J. A. Arnold, J.-P. Williams, B. L. Jolliff, and D. A. Paige (2011), The Mairan Domes: Silicic volcanic constructs on the Moon. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21204.

Jolliff, B. L., S. A. Wiseman, S. J. Lawrence, et al. (2011), Non-mare silicic volcanism on the lunar farside at Compton-Belkovich, Nature Geoscience, 4(8), 566-571.

Siegler, M.A., Bills, B.G., Paige, D.A Effects of orbital evolution on lunar ice stability. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2011, Vol 116, E02010.


Glotch, T.D., Lucey, P.G., Bandfield, J.L., Greenhagen, B.T., Thomas, I.R., Elphic, R.C., Bowles, N., Wyatt, M.B., Allen, C.C., Donaldson-Hanna, K., Paige, D.A. Highly Silicic Compositions on the Moon. Science, 2010, Vol 329, p1510-1513.

Greenhagen, B.T., Lucey, P.G., Wyatt, M.B., Glotch, T.D., Allen, C.C., Arnold, J.A., Bandfield, J.L., Bowles, N.E., Donaldson-Hanna, K., Hayne, P.O., Song, E., Thomas, I.R., Paige, D.A. Global Silicate Mineralogy of the Moon from the Diviner Lunar Radiometer. Science, 2010, Vol 329, p1507-1509.

Hayne, P.O., Greenhagen, B.T., Foote, M.C., Siegler, M.A., Vasavada, A.R., Paige, D.A. Diviner Lunar Radiometer Observations of the LCROSS Impact. Science, 2010, Vol 330, p477-479.

Paige, D.A., Foote, M.C., Greenhagen, B.T., Schofield, J.T., Calcutt, S., Vasavada, A.R., Preston, D.J., Taylor, F.W., Allen, C.C., Snook, K.J., Jakosky, B.M., Murray, B.C., Soderblom, L.A., Jau, B., Loring, S., Bulharowski J., Bowles, N.E., Thomas, I.R., Sullivan, M.T., Avis, C., De Jong, E.M., Hartford, W., McCleese, D.J. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment. Space Science Reviews, 2010, Vol 150, Num 1-4, p125-160.

Paige, D.A., Siegler, M.A., Zhang, J.A., Hayne, P.O., Foote, E.J., Bennett, K.A., Vasavada, A.R., Greenhagen, B.T, Schofield, J.T., McCleese, D.J., Foote, M.C., De Jong, E.M., Bills, B.G., Hartford, W., Murray, B.C., Allen, C.C., Snook, K.J., Soderblom, L.A., Calcutt, S., Taylor, F.W., Bowles, N.E., Bandfield, J.L., Elphic, R.C., Ghent, R.R., Glotch, T.D., Wyatt, M.B., Lucey, P.G. Diviner Lunar Radiometer Observations of Cold Traps in the Moon’s South Polar Region. Science, 2010, Vol 330, p479-4.
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