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The scientific rationale for deployment of a long-lived geophysical network on the Moon

April 30, 2021

This white paper focuses on the scientific rationale for deploying a global, long-lived network of geophysical instruments on the surface of the Moon to understand the nature and evolution of the lunar interior from the crust to the core.

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Publication Year 2021
Title The scientific rationale for deployment of a long-lived geophysical network on the Moon
DOI 10.3847/25c2cfeb.674dcfdf
Authors Renee Weber, Clive Neal, Robert E. Grimm, Matthias Grott, Nick Schmerr, Mark Wieczorek, James D. Williams, Bruce Banerdt, Caroline Beghein, Peter Chi, Douglas Currie, Simone Dell'Agnello, Jared Espley, Raphael Garcia, Ian Garrick-Bethell, Heidi Haviland, Stephen Indyk, Catherine L. Johnson, Taichi Kawamura, Sharon Kedar, Philippe Lognonné, Seiichi Nagihara, Yosio Nakamura, Ceri Nunn, Lillian Ostrach, Mark Panning, Noah E. Petro, Matthew Siegler, Thomas R. Watters, Kris Zacny, S. Hop Bailey, Maria Banks, Donald Barker, Hannes Bernhardt, Valentin Bickel, Joshua T. Cahill, Jackie Clark, Dani DellaGiustina, Jesse-Lee Dimech, Andrew Dombard, Catherine Elder, Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Marshall Eubanks, Kerri Donaldson Hanna, Jan Harms, Steve Hauck, Lon Hood, Jose Hurtado, Seth Jacobson, Devanshu Jha, James Tuttle Keane, Amir Khan, Walter Kiefer, Martin Knapmeyer, Brigitte Knapmeyer-Endrun, Krishan Khurana, Juan Manuel Lorenzo, Angela Marusiak, Patrick McGovern, Laurent Montesi, Francis Nimmo, Deanna Phillips, Jacob A. Richardson, Charles Shearer, Krista Soderlund, Sean C. Solomon, Tilman Spohn, Eleonore Stutzmann, Sonia Tikoo, Slava Turyshev, Dany Waller, Ryuhei Yamada, Maria Zuber
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title Bulletin of the AAS
Series Number
Index ID 70211878
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Astrogeology Science Center

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