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[28] *Strauss, B. E., Tikoo, S. M., Gross, J., Turrin, B., Setera, J. (in prep). Constraining the decline of the lunar dynamo.

[27] Tikoo, S. M., Zylberman, W., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Gattacceca, J. (in prep). Paleomagnetism of the Chicxulub crater peak ring.

[26] Kring, D. A., Tikoo, S. M., Schmeider, M., Riller, U. P, Simpson, S. L., Osinski, G., Cockell, C. S., Coolen, M., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V. (in prep). Exploring the Hydrothermal System in the Chicxulub Crater and Implications for the Early Evolution of Life on Earth.

[25] S. M. Tikoo, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, L. M. Fairchild (in prep). Origins of impact-related magnetization at the Slate Islands Impact Structure, Canada.


[24] Hemingway, D. J., Tikoo, S. M. (2018, submitted). Lunar magnetic anomaly sources constrained by Lunar swirl morphology.  J. Geophys. Res. Planets.

[23] Wieczorek, M., Weiss, B. P., Breuer, D., Cebron, D., Fuller, M., Gattacceca, J., Garrick-Bethell, I., Halekas, J., Hemingway, D., Hood, L., Laneuville, M., Nimmo, F., Oran, R., Purucker, M., Rueckriemen, T., Soderlund, K., Tikoo, S. M. (2018, submitted). Lunar Magnetism. In: New Views of the Moon II., Rev. Min Geochem.

[22] Christeson, G. L., Morgan, J. V., Gebhardt, C., Gulick, S. P. S., Le Ber, E., Lofi, J., Nixon, C., Rae, A., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Schmitt, D. R., Bralower, T., Chenot, E., Claeys, P., Cockell, C., Coolen, M. J. L., Ferriere, L., Green, S., Goto, K., Jones, H., Kring, D. A., Long, X., Lowery, C., Mellett, C., Ocampo-Torres, R., Osinski, G. R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A., Poelchau, M., Rasmussen, C., Riller, U., Sato, H., Smit, J., Tikoo, S. M., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Whalen, M., Wittman, A., Yamaguchi, K. E., Zylberman, W. (2017, submitted). Unusual physical properties of the Chicxulub crater peak ring: Results from IODP/ICDP Expedition 364. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.

[21] B. Y. Tian, S. Stanley, S. M. Tikoo, B. P. Weiss (2017, submitted).  A precession-driven lunar dynamo.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.


[20] Lowery, C. M., Bralower, T., Owens, J. D., Rodriguez-Tovar, F. J., Jones, H., Smit, J., Whalen, M. T., Claeys, P., Farley, K., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V., Green, S., Chenot, E., Christeson, G. L., Cockell, C. S., Coolen, M. J. L., Ferriere, L., Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Kring, D. A., Lofi, J., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A., Poelchau, M., Rae, A. S. P., Rasmussen, C., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Riller, U., Sato, H., Tikoo, S. M., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Vellekoop, J., Wittman, A., Long, X., Yamaguchi, K. E., Zylberman, W. (2018, in press). Rapid recovery of life at ground zero of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Nature.

[19] Morgan, J., Gulick., S. P. S., Mellett., C., Green, S., and the Expedition 364 Scientists (2017, in press). Expedition Report for IODP Expedition 364: Chicxulub Crater. Proc. IODP, 364, College Station TX (International Ocean Discovery Program).

[18] Evans, A. J., Tikoo, S. M., Andrews-Hanna, J. C. (2017). The case against an early lunar dynamo powered by core convection. Geophys. Res. Lett. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL075441.

[17] Artemieva, N., Morgan, J., and the Expedition 364 Science Party (2017). Quantifying the release of climate-active gases by large meteorite impacts with a case study of Chicxulub. Geophys. Res. Lett. 44. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL074879.

[16] Kring, D. A., Claeys, P., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J., Collins, G. S., and the IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Science Party (2017). Chicxulub and the Exploration of Large Peak-Ring Impact Craters through Scientific Drilling. GSA Today 27(10), p. 4-8.

[15] S. M. Tikoo, B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, C. Suavet, H. Wang, T. L. Grove (2017).  A two-billion-year history for the lunar dynamo.

 [14] S. M. Tikoo, L. T. Elkins-Tanton (2017).  The fate of water within Earth and super-Earths and implications for plate tectonics.  Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. 375. 20150394. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2015.0394.

 [13] I. Garrick-Bethell, B.P. Weiss, D.L. Shuster, S. M. Tikoo, M. M. Tremblay (2017).  Further evidence for early lunar magnetism from troctolite 76535. J. Geophys. Res. Planets 121(1), p. 76-93.

[12] Morgan, S. Gulick, T. Bralower, E. Chenot, G. Christeson, P. Claeys, C. Cockell, G. S. Gollins, M. J. L. Coolen, L. Ferriere, C. Gebhardt, K. Goto, H. Jones, D. A. Kring, E. Le Ber, J. Lofi, X. Long, C. Lowery, C. Mellett, R. Ocampo-Torres, G. R. Osinski, L. Perez-Cruz, A. Pickersgill, M. Polchau, A. Rae, C. Rasmussen, M. Rebolledo-Vieyra, U. Riller, H. Sato, D. R. Schmitt, J. Smit, S. Tikoo, N. Tomioka, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, M. Whalen, A. Wittman, K. Yamaguchi, W. Zylberman (2016). The formation of peak rings in large impact craters. Science 354, p. 878-882.

[11] N. S. Bezaeva, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, S. M. Tikoo, D. D. Badyukov, M. Kars, R. Egli, D. A. Chareev, L. M. Fairchild., E. Khakhalova, B. Strauss, A. K. Lindquist (2016). The effects of 10 to >160 GPa spherically convergent shock waves on the magnetic properties of basalt and diabase.  Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 17. DOI: 10.1002/2016GC006583.

[10] B.P. Weiss, A. C. Maloof, T. M. Harrison, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, R. R. Fu, J. L. Kirschvink, E. B. Watson, R. S. Coe, S. M. Tikoo, J. Ramezani (2016).  Reply to Comment on “Pervasive remagnetization of detrital zircon host rocks in the Jack Hills, Western Australia and implications for records of the early dynamo.” Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 450, p. 409-412.

[9] L. M. Fairchild, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, S. M. Tikoo (2016).  A matter of minutes: Breccia dike paleomagnetism provides evidence for rapid crater modification.  Geology. G37927.1.  DOI: 10.1130/G37927.1.

[8] J. Buz, B.P. Weiss, S.M. Tikoo, D.L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, T.L. Grove (2015). Magnetism of a very young lunar glass. J. Geophys. Res. – Planets. 120(10), p. 1720-1735.

[7] S.M. Tikoo, J. Gattacceca, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, B.P. Weiss, C. Suavet., C. Cournede (2015). Preservation and detectability of shock-induced magnetization. J. Geophys. Res. – Planets.  120(9), p. 1461-1475.

[6] B. P. Weiss, S. M. Tikoo (2014).  The lunar dynamo.  Science. 346, 1246753; DOI: 10.1126/science.1246753.

[5] S.M. Tikoo, B.P. Weiss, W.S. Cassata, D.L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, C.R. Suavet, F. Nimmo, M.D. Fuller. (2014) Decline of the lunar core dynamo.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 404, p. 89-97.

[4] A.J. Evans, M.T. Zuber, B.P. Weiss, S.M. Tikoo (2014).  A wet, heterogeneous lunar interior: lower mantle & core dynamo evolution.  J. Geophys. Res. Planets. 119 (5), p. 1061-1077.

[3] S.M. Tikoo, B.P. Weiss, J. Buz, E.A. Lima, E.K. Shea, G. Melo, T.L. Grove (2012). Magnetic fidelity of lunar samples and implications for an ancient core dynamo. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 337-338, p. 93-103.

[2] E.K. Shea, B.P. Weiss, W.S. Cassata, D.L. Shuster, S.M. Tikoo, J. Gattacceca, T.L. Grove, M.D. Fuller (2012). A long-lived lunar core dynamo. Science, 335, 453-456.

[1] D. Schumann, T.D. Raub, R.E. Kopp, J-L. Guerquin-Kern, T-D. Wu, I. Rouiller, A.V. Smirnov, S.K. Sears, U. Lucken, S.M. Tikoo, R. Hesse, J.L. Kirschvink, H. Vali (2008).  Gigantism in unique biogenic magnetite at the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 105(46), p. 17648-17653.


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