Publications

2017

B. Wu, C. Myant, S. Z. Weider, 2017. The value of additive manufacturing: future opportunities. Institute for Molecular Science and Engineering Briefing Paper Series, 2.

C. S. Adjiman, N. M. Harrison, S. Z. Weider, 2017. Molecular science and engineering: a powerful transdisciplinary approach to solving grand challengesInstitute for Molecular Science and Engineering Briefing Paper Series, 1.

K. E. Vander Kaaden, F. M. McCubbin, L. R. Nittler, P. N. Peplowski, S. Z. Weider, E. A. Frank, T. J. McCoy, 2017. Geochemistry, mineralogy, and petrology of boninitic and komatiitic rocks on the mercurian surface: Insights into the mercurian mantleIcarus, 285, 155–168.

2016

S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, S. L. Murchie,  P. N. Peplowski, T. J. McCoy, L. Kerber, C. Klimczak, C. M. Ernst,  T. A. Goudge, R. D. Starr, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, S. C. Solomon, 2016. Evidence from MESSENGER for sulfur- and carbon-driven explosive volcanism on MercuryGeophys. Res. Lett., 43, 3653–3661.

2015

S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, E. J. Crapster-Pregont, P. N. Peplowski, B. W. Denevi, J. W. Head, P. K. Byrne, S. A. Hauck II, D. S. Ebel, S. C. Solomon, 2015. Evidence for geochemical terranes on Mercury: Global mapping of major elements with MESSENGER’s X-Ray Spectrometer. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 416, 109–120.

P. N. Peplowski, D. J. Lawrence, W. C. Feldman, J. O. Goldsten, D. Bazell, L. G. Evans, J. W. Head, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, S. Z. Weider, 2015. Geochemical terranes of Mercury’s northern hemisphere as revealed by MESSENGER neutron measurements. Icarus, 253, 346–343.

P. N. Peplowski, D. J. Lawrence, L. G. Evans, R. L. Klima, D. T. Blewett, J. O. Goldsten, S. L. Murchie, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, 2015. Constraints on the abundance of carbon in near-surface materials on Mercury: Results from the MESSENGER Gamma-Ray Spectrometer. Planet. Space Sci., 108, 98–107.

L. G. Evans, P. N. Peplowski, F. M. McCubbin, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, M. Yu. Zolotov, D. S. Ebel, D. J. Lawrence, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, S. C. Solomon, 2015. Chlorine on the surface of Mercury: MESSENGER gamma-ray measurements and implications for the planet’s formation and evolution. Icarus, 257, 417–427.

2014

S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, T. J. McCoy, S. C. Solomon, 2014. Variations in the abundance of iron on Mercury’s surface from MESSENGER X-Ray Spectrometer observations. Icarus, 235, 170–186.

S. Z. Weider, K. H. Joy, I. A. Crawford, B. J. Kellett, B. M. Swinyard, C. J. Howe, 2014. Western Oceanus Procellarum as seen by C1XS on Chandrayaan-1. Icarus, 229, 254–262.

D. L. Domingue, C. R. Chapman, R. M. Killen, T. H. Zurbuchen, J. A. Gilbert, M. Sarantos, M. Benna, J. A. Slavin, D. Schrier, P. M. Trávníček, T. M. Orlando, A. L. Sprague, D. T. Blewett, J. J. Gillis-Davis, W. C. Feldman, D. J. Lawrence, G. C. Ho, D. S. Ebel, L. R. Nittler, F. Vilas, C. M. Pieters, S. C. Solomon, C. L. Johnson, R. M. Winslow, J. Helbert, P. N. Peplowski, S. Z. Weider, N. Mouawad, N. R. Izenberg, W. E. McClintock, 2014. Mercury’s weather-beaten surface: Understanding Mercury in the context of lunar and asteroidal space weathering studies. Space Sci. Rev., 181, 121–214.

P. N. Peplowski, L. G. Evans, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, D. J. Lawrence, J. O. Goldsten, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, 2014. Enhanced sodium abundance in Mercury’s north polar region revealed by the MESSENGER Gamma-Ray Spectrometer. Icarus, 228, 86–95.

2013

D. J. Lawrence, W. C. Feldman, J. O. Goldsten, S. Maurice, P. N. Peplowski, B. J. Anderson, D. Bazell, R. L. McNutt Jr., L. R. Nittler, T. H. Prettyman, D. J. Rodgers, S. C. Solomon, S. Z. Weider, 2013. Evidence for water ice near Mercury’s north pole from MESSENGER Neutron Spectrometer measurements. Science, 339, 292–296.

M. Yu. Zolotov, A. L. Sprague, S. A. Hauck II, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, S. Z. Weider, 2013. The redox state, FeO content, and origins of sulfur-rich magmas Mercury. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 118, doi:10.1029/2012JE004274.

2012

S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, T. J. McCoy, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, P. K. Byrne, B. W. Denevi, J. W. Head, S. C. Solomon, 2012. Chemical heterogeneity on Mercury’s surface revealed by the MESSENGER X-Ray Spectrometer. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 117, E00L05, doi:10.1029/2012JE004143.

S. Z. Weider, B. J. Kellett, B. M. Swinyard, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy, M. Grande, C. J. Howe, J. Huovelin, S. Narendranath, L. Alha, M. Anand, P. S. Athiray, N. Bhandari, J. A. Carter, A. C. Cook, L. C. d’Uston, V. A. Fernandes, O. Gasnault, J. N. Goswami, J. P. D. Gow, A. D. Holland, D. Koschny, D. J. Lawrence, B. J. Maddison, S. Maurice, D. J. McKay, T. Okada, C. Pieters, D. A. Rothery, S. S. Russell, A. Shrivastava, D. R. Smith, M. Wieczorek, 2012. The Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer: First results. Planet. Space Sci., 60, 217–228.

L. G. Evans, P. N. Peplowski, E. A. Rhodes, D. J. Lawrence, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, W. V. Boynton, D. K. Hamara, J. O. Goldsten, 2012. Major-element abundances on the surface of Mercury: Results from the MESSENGER Gamma-Ray Spectrometer. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 117, E00L07, doi:10.1029/2012JE004178.

P. N. Peplowski, D. J. Lawrence, E. A. Rhodes, A. L. Sprague, T. J. McCoy, B. W. Denevi, L. G. Evans, J. W. Head, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, S. Z. Weider, 2012. Variations in the abundances of potassium and thorium on the surface of Mercury: Results from the MESSENGER Gamma-Ray Spectrometer. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 117, E00L04, doi:10.1029/2012JE004141.

R. D. Starr, D. Schriver, L. R. Nittler, S. Z. Weider, P. K. Byrne, G. C. Ho, E. A. Rhodes, C. E. Schlemm II, S. C. Solomon, P. Trávníček, 2012. MESSENGER detection of electron-induced X-ray fluorescence from Mercury’s surface. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 117, E00L02, doi:10.1029/2012JE004118.

K. Stockstill-Cahill, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. Z. Weider, S. A. Hauck II, 2012. Magnesium-rich crustal compositions on Mercury: Implications for magmatism from petrologic modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 117, E00L15, doi:10.1029/2012JE004140.

2011

S. Z. Weider, B. M. Swinyard, B. J. Kellett, C. J. Howe, K. H. Joy, I. A. Crawford, J. Gow, D. R. Smith, 2011. Planetary X-ray fluorescence analogue laboratory experiments and an elemental abundance algorithm for C1XS. Planet. Space Sci., 59, 1393–1407.

S. Narendranath, P. S. Athiray, P. Sreekumar, B. J. Kellett, L. Alha, C. J. Howe, K. H. Joy, M. Grande, J. Huovelin, I. A. Crawford, U. Unnikrishnan, S. Lalita, S. Subrmaniam, S. Z. Weider, L. R. Nittler, O. Gasnault, D. Rothery, V. A. Fernandes, N. Bhandari, J. N. Goswami, M. A. Wieczorek, 2011. Lunar X-ray fluorescence observations by the Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer (C1XS): Results from the nearside southern highlands. Icarus, 214, 53–66.

L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, S. Z. Weider, T. J. McCoy, W. V. Boynton, D. S. Ebel, C. M. Ernst, L. G. Evans, J. O. Goldsten, D. K. Hamara, D. J. Lawrence, R. L. McNutt Jr., C. E. Schlemm II, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague, 2011. The major-element composition of Mercury’s surface from MESSENGER X-ray Spectrometry. Science, 333, 1847–1850.

2010

S. Z. Weider, I. A. Crawford, K. H. Joy, 2010. Individual lava flow thicknesses in Oceanus Procellarum and Mare Serenitatis determined from Clementine multispectral data. Icarus, 209, 323–336.

S. Narendranath, P. Sreekumar, B. J. Maddison, C. J. Howe, B. J. Kellett, M. Wallner, C. Erd, S. Z. Weider, 2010. Calibration of the C1XS instrument on Chandrayaan-1. Nucl. Instrum. Method. Phys. Res. A, 621, 344–353.

G. A. Paterson, A. P. Roberts, C. Mac Niocaill, A. R. Muxworthy, G. Lucia, J. G. Viramonté, C. Navarro, S. Weider, 2010. Paleomagnetic determination of emplacement temperatures of pyroclastic deposits: An under-utilized tool. Bull. Volcanol., 72, 309–330.

Other:

S. Z. Weider & L. R. Nittler, 2013. The surface composition of Mercury as seen from MESSENGER. Elements Magazine, 9, 90–91.

A Global Lunar Landing Site Study to Provide the Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon. Kring, D. A. & Durda, D. D. (Eds). 40 authors including S. Weider. LPI Contribution No. 1694, 2012.