A list of my publications and conference presentations can also be found at my Google Scholar Profile.



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


[16] S. M. Tikoo, B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, C. Suavet, H. Wang, T. L. Grove (2016, submitted).  A three-billion-year history for the lunar dynamo.

[15] B. Y. Tian, S. Stanley, S. M. Tikoo, B. P. Weiss (2016, submitted).  A precession-driven lunar dynamo.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.


[14] I. Garrick-Bethell, B.P. Weiss, D.L. Shuster, S. M. Tikoo, M. M. Tremblay (2016, in press).  Further evidence for early lunar magnetism from troctolite 76535. J. Geophys. Res. Planets

[13] 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.

[12] 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, in press). The effects of 10 to >160 GPa spherically convergent shock waves on the magnetic properties of basalt and diabase.  Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.

[11] S. M. Tikoo, L. T. Elkins-Tanton (in press, est.  01/2017).  The fate of water within Earth and super-Earths and implications for plate tectonics.  Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A.

[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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