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Paul G. Lucey Faculty

Paul G. Lucey
Researcher

Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1986

Home Page: http://www.higp.hawaii.edu/~lucey/
Email: lucey@higp.hawaii.edu
Office: POST 524A, 505
Phone Number: (808) 956-3137
Fax Number: (808) 956-6322

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA


Research Interests:
Remote sensing instrumentation, infrared hyperspectral phenomenology, near-IR remote sensing of terrestrial planets

Projects:
Science:
Composition of the lunar crust
Temperature effects on spectra of asteroids
Quantitative modeling of near-IR spectra of asteroids and the Moon
Efficient materials mapping with hyperspectral imagery

Instrument development projects:
AHI: An airborne thermal infrared imaging spectrometer (operational)
Interferometric gas analyzer
Extremely high spectral resolution imaging interferometer

Mission Concepts and Proposals:
Polar Night: In situ measurement of lunar polar volatile deposits
Thunderbolt: In situ detection of biotic compounds on Europa
CRESPO: Global mapping of the abundance of coral from the International Space Station

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Publications (partial listing):

Lemelin M., Lucey P.G., Neumann, G. A., Mazarico E. M., Barker M. K., Kakazu A., Trang D., Smith D. E., and Zuber M. T. (2016) Improved calibration of reflectance data from LRO Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) and implications for space weathering. Icarus, v. 273, p. 315-328, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.006. <9582>

Nurul Abedin M., Bradley A.T., Sharma S.K., Misra A.K., Lucey P.G., Mckay C.P., Ismail S., and Sandford S P. (2015) Mineralogy and Astrobiology detection using laser remote sensing instrument. Applied Optics. in press <9481>

Crites S.T., Lucey P.G., and Taylor G.J.. (2015) The mafic component of the lunar crust: Constraints on the crustal abundance of mantle and intrusive rock, and the mineralogy of lunar anorthosites. American Mineralogist. in press <9431>

Glotch T. D. and Lucey P.G. (2015) Formation of lunar swirls by magnetic field standoff of the solar wind. Nature Comm. 6(6189), doi:10.1038/ncomms7189. in press <9410>

Crites S.T., Lucey P.G., and Taylor G. J. (2015) The mafic component of the lunar crust: Constraints on the crustal abundance of mantle and intrusive rock, and the mineralogy of lunar anorthosites. Am. Mineral. in press <9405>

Cloutis E.A., Sanchez J.A., Reddy V., Gaffey M.J., Binzel R.P., Burbine T.H., Hardersen P.S., Hiroi T., Lucey P.G., Sunshine J.M., and Tait K.T. (2015) Olivine-metal mixtures: Spectral reflectance properties and application to asteroid reflectance spectra. Icarus, v. 252, p. 39-82, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.003. <9404>

Lucey P.G., Norman J. A., Crites S. T., Taylor G. J., Hawke B. R., and Lemelin M. (2015) A large spectral survey of small lunar craters: Implications for the composition of the lunar mantle. Am. Mineral., 99, 22512257. in press <9369>

Lucey P.G., Neumann G. A., Riner M. A., Mazarico E., Smith D. E., Zuber M. T., Paige D.A., Bussey D.B., Cahill J. T., McGovern A.,. Isaacson P, Corley L. M.,. Torrence M. H, Melosh H. J., Head J. W., and Song E. (2015) The global albedo of the Moon at 1064 nm from LOLA. J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 119, 1665-1679, doi:10.1002/2013JE004592. in press <9368>

Crites S.T. and Lucey P.G. (2015) Revised mineral and Mg# maps of the Moon from integrating results from the Lunar Prospector neutron and gamma-ray spectrometers with Clementine spectroscopy. Am. Mineral., 100(4), 973-982. in press <9345>

Andrews-Hanna J. C. and Lucey P.G. (2015) Structure and evolution of the lunar Procellarum region as revealed by GRAIL gravity data. Nature, 514, 68-71. in press <9333>

Lemelin M., Lucey P.G., Song E., and Taylor G.J. (2015) Lunar central peak mineralogy and iron content using the Kaguya Multiband Imager: Reassessment of the compositional structure of the lunar crust. Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, v. 120, p. 869-887. <9302>

Crites S.T., and Lucey P.G. (2014) Revised mineral and Mg# maps of the Moon from integrating results from the Lunar Prospector neutron and gamma ray spectrometers with Clementine spectroscopy. American Mineralogist. in press<9208>

Lucey P.G., Neumann G.A., Riner M.A., Mazarico E., Smith D.E., Zuber M.T., Paige D.A., Bussey D.B., Cahill J.T., McGovern A., Isaacson P., Corley L.M., Torrence M.H., Melosh H.J., Head J.W., and Song. E. (2014) The global albedo of the Moon at 1064 nm from the LOLA. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JE004592. in press <9177>

Lucey P.G., Norman J., Crites S., Taylor G.J., Hawke B.R., Lemelin M., and Melosh J. (2014) A large spectral survey of small lunar craters: Implications for the composition of the lunar mantle. American Mineralogist, v. 99, p. 2251-2257. <9132>

Gasda P.J., Acosta T.E, Lucey P.G., Misra A.K., Sharma S.K., and Taylor G.J. (2015) Next Generation Laser-Based Standoff Spectroscopic Techniques for Mars Exploration. Applied Spectroscopy, v. 69, p. 173-192. <9118>

Crites S., Lucey P.G., and Lawrence D.J. (2013) Proton flux and radiation dose from galactic cosmic rays in the lunar regolith and implications for organic synthesis at the poles of the Moon and Mercury. Icarus. v. 226, p. 1192-1200, .doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.08.003. <8991>

Trang D., Lucey P.G., Gillis J.J., Cahill J.T.S., Klima R.L., and Isaacson P. (2013) Near-Infrared Optical Constants of Naturally Occurring Olivine and Synthetic Pyroxene as a Function of Mineral Composition. Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets. in press <8853>

Wright, R., Lucey P.G., Crites S., Horton K.A., and Garbeil H. (2012) BBM/EM Design of the Thermal Hyperspectral Imager: an Instrument for Remote Sensing of Earth's Surface, Atmosphere and Ocean , from a Micro-Satellite Platform. Acta Astronautica. <8764>

Lucey P.G. and Riner M.A. (2011) The optical effects of small iron particles that darken but do not redden: Evidence of intense space weathering on Mercury. Icarus, 212, 451-462. in press <8635>

Hong P.K., Sugita S., Okamura N., Sekine Y., Terada H., Takatoh N., Hayano Y., Fuse T., Pyo T-S., Kawakita H., Wooden D.H., Young E.F., Lucey P.G., Kurosawa K., Genda H., Haruyama J., Furusho R., Kadono T., Nakamura R., Kamata S., Hamura T., Sekiguchim T., Soma M., Noda H., and Watanabe J. (2011) A ground-based observation of the LCROSS impact events using the Subaru Telescope. Icarus, 214,21-29. in press <8632>

Gomer N.R., Gordon C.M., Lucey P.G., Sharma S.K., Carter J.C., and Angel S.M. (2011) Raman spectroscopy using a spatial heterodyne spectrometer: Proof of concept. Appl. Spectrosc., 65, 849-857. <8625>

Glotch T.D., Hagerty J.J., Lucey P.G., Hawke B.R., Giguere T.A., Arnold J.A., Williams J.-P. Jolliff B.L., and Paige D.A. (2011) The Marian domes: Silicic volcanic constructs on the Moon. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21204, doi:10.1029/2011GL049548. in press <8624>

Sharma S.K., Misra A.K., Acosta T.E., and Lucey P.G. (2012) Time-resolved remote Raman and fluorescence spectrometers for planetary exploration. Proc. SPIE, 2012. <8586>

Glotch T.D., Hagerty J.J., Lucey P.G., Hawke B.R., Giguere T.A., Arnold J.A., Williams J., Jolliff B.L., and Paige D.A. (2011) The Mairan domes: Silicic volcanic constructs on the Moon. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 38, L21204, doi:10.1029/2011GL049548, 2011. in press <8520>

Kelly J.L., Glenn C.R., and Lucey P.G. (2011) Aerial thermal infrared remote sensing of submarine groundwater discharge. Remote Sensing of the Environment. in press <8514>


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