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David Trang
Assistant Researcher

Ph.D., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2014

Email: dtrang@higp.hawaii.edu
Office: POST 517C
Phone Number: (808) 956-9503
Fax Number: (808) 956-6322

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

Research Interests:
Planetary geomorphology, Lunar geology, Near-infrared spectroscopy

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Publications (partial listing):

Boyce, J.M., Giguere T.A., Hawke B.R., Mouginis-Mark P.J., Robinson M.S., Lawrence S.J., Trang D., and Clegg-Watkins R.N. (2017) Hansteen Mons: An LROC Geological Perspective. Icarus 283, 254-267. <10079>

Lucey P.G., Trang D., Johnson J.R., and Glotch T.D. (2018) Derivation of optical constants for nanophase hematite and application to modeled abundances from in-situ Martian reflectance spectra. Icarus, v. 300, p. 167-173, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.010. <10226>

Corley L.M., McGovern P.J., Kramer G.Y., Lemelin M., Trang D., Gillis-Davis J., Taylor G.J., Powell K.E., Kiefer W.S., Wieczorek M., and Zuber M.T. (2018) Olivine-bearing lithologies on the Moon: Constraints on origins and transport mechanisms from M3 spectroscopy, radiative transfer modeling, and GRAIL crustal thickness. Icarus 300, 287-394. <10023>

Trang D., Lucey P.G., and Izenberg N.R. (2017) Radiative Transfer Modeling of MESSENGER VIRS Spectra: Detection and Mapping of Submicroscopic Iron and Carbon. Icarus, v. 293, p. 206-217, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.04.026.<9997>

Trang D., Gillis-Davis J., Lemelin M., Cahill J., Hawke B.R., Giguere T. (2017) The Compositional and Physical Properties of Localized Pyroclastic Deposits. Icarus 283, 232-253. <9831>

Trang D., Gillis-Davis J.J., and Hawke B.R. (2016) The Origin of Lunar Concentric Craters. Icarus, v. 278, p. 62-78, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.001. <9645>

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>

Trang D., Gillis-Davis J.J., and Boyce J. M. (2015) Lunar cratering chronology: Calibrating degree of freshness of craters to absolute ages. Icarus. in press <9420>

Trang D., Gillis-Davis, J.J., and Boyce, J.M. (2015) Absolute Model Ages from Lunar Crater Morphology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, v. 120(4), p. 725-738, doi: 10.1002/2014JE004639. <9292>

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, v. 118(4), p. 708-732, doi: 10.1002/jgre.20072. <8853>

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