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Dr Mahesh Anand

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Reader in Planetary Science and Exploration
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Physical Sciences
  • mahesh.anand

Professional biography

2014 - Reader in Planetary Science and Exploration, Department of Physical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
2012 - 2015 Chair, Geochemistry Group of the Mineralogical and Geological Societies, UK

2011 - 2014 Chair, ESA Topical Team for Exploitation of Planetary Materials (TT-ELPM)

2010 - 2014 Lecturer, Planetary and Space Sciences, Department of Physical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

2009 - Chair, UK-node for the NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), formerly the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI).

2005 - 2010 Academic Fellow at the Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research, Department of Earth Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

2004 - Researcher & Scientific Associate at the Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, London, UK.

2001-2004 - Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Planetary Geosciences Institute, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Research interests

[1] Mineralogy and geochemical investigations of lunar samples: to investigate the abundance, distribution and source(s) of lunar volatiles; to determine the timing and extent of volcanism on the Moon via application and development of novel in-situ age-dating techniques; to constrain different processes involved in the accretion and evolution of the Moon by application and development of novel isotopic systematics involving non-traditional stable isotopes (e.g., Fe, Zn, Cu etc.). I also apply the knowledge, analytical techniques and methods developed through my lunar research to study other planetary materials such as Martian and other classes of meteorites through collaborative research.

[2] Geochemistry of kimberlites, diamondiferous xenoliths, diamonds and their mineral inclusions to investigate lithospheric processes involved in diamond formation and the secular geochemical evolution of the Earth’s mantle.

Many of the analytical techniques and methods that underpin my current research can be applied directly to other areas of scientific research (e.g., isotopic fingerprinting of aerosol sources, biogeochemical cycling of heavy metals etc.) and, therefore, I am open to new ideas and collaborations to develop research proposals that may be attractive to relevant funding agencies.

Research projects in which I am the principal investigator/lead supervisor:
1.      Topic: Secular evolution of water and other volatiles in the lunar interior
Funded person: Dr Jessica Barnes (PDRA)
Funding source (duration): STFC Consolidated Grant (2014-2017)
2.      Topic: Abundance and origin of lunar water
Funded person: Dr Katharine Robinson (PDRA)
Funding source (duration): Open University (2015-2017)
3.      Topic: Secular evolution of water and other volatiles in the lunar interiorSecular evolution of water in the lunar mantle
Funded person: Dr Romain Tartèse (PDRA)
Funding source (duration): STFC standard grant (2011-2014)
4.      Topic: The abundance and isotopic composition of water in HED meteorites and implications for the volatile inventory of the Earth-Moon system
Funded person: Mr Thomas Barrett
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2013-2016)
5.      Topic: Using lunar apatites to assess the volatile inventory of the lunar interior
Funded person: Ms Nicola Potts
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2012-2015)
6.      Topic: Investigating the Distribution and Source(s) of Lunar Volatiles
Funded person: Mr James Mortimer
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant/Open University Charter (2012-2015)
7.      Topic: Water on the Moon: A Geochemical Approach
Funded person: Ms Jessica J. Barnes
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2011-2014)
Research projects in which I am involved as a co-investigator/co-supervisor:
1.      Topic: Crustal Variations on the Planet Mercury
Funded person: Ms Emma Fegan
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2013-2016)
2.      Topic: The Geology of Mercury at High Spatial Resolution
Funded person: Ms Rebecca Thomas
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2012-2015)
3.      Topic: Magmatic Volatiles: Mars, Vesta and the Angrite Parent Body (APB)
Funded person: Mr Feargus Abernethy
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2010-2013)
4.      Topic: Novel Instrumentation for Planetary Rovers
Funded person: Ms Phillipa H. Smith
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2010-2013)
5.  Topic: Igneous activity in the early Solar System
Funded person: Ms Kathryn H. McDermott
Funding source (duration): STFC Doctoral Training Grant (2010-2013)

Teaching interests

Some of my current/past involvements with teaching Open University courses/modules are:
- Module team member of S104 (Exploring Science)
- Module team member of S283 (Planetary Science and the Search for Life)
- Module team member of S250 (Science in Context)
- Module team member of S339 (Understanding the continents)
- Production team member of S288 (Water quality topic)
- Demonstrator/Senior Tutor on OU residential schools (SXR 103, S288, SXR260)

Research Activity

Research groups

NameTypeParent Unit
Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)CentreFaculty of Science

 

Externally funded projects

Consolidated Grant - Solar Studies and Planetary Studies (SS & PL 2016)

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Co-investigator01/Apr/201731/Mar/2020STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council)
Our proposed research programme addresses the origin and evolution of the Solar System, including surfaces, atmospheres and physical, geological, chemical and biological processes on the terrestrial planets, the Moon, asteroids, comets, icy satellites and extraterrestrial materials, in a range of projects which address the STFC Science Roadmap challenge B: “How do stars and planetary systems develop and is life unique to our planet?” The inner rocky bodies of the Solar System are of particular importance in understanding planetary system evolution, because of their common origin but subsequent divergent histories. Lunar samples will be used to determine the abundance and composition of volatile elements on the Moon, their source(s) in the lunar interior, and processes influencing their evolution over lunar geological history. Oxygen isotope analysis will be used to determine the conditions and processes that shape the formation of materials during the earliest stages of Solar System formation. Mars is the focus of international Solar System exploration programmes, with the ultimate aim of Mars Sample Return. We will: investigate the martian water cycle on global and local scales through a synthesis of atmospheric modeling, space mission data and surface geology; assess potential changes in the composition of Mars’ atmosphere over time through measurement of tracers trapped in martian meteorites of different ages; and determine whether carbon dioxide, rather than water flow, is able to account for recently active surface features on Mars. Mercury is an end-member in the planet-formation spectrum and we plan to exploit NASA MESSENGER data to study its origin and crustal evolution, and prepare for ESA’s BepiColombo mission. The cold outer regions of the Solar System, and particularly comets, are believed to have retained some of the most pristine primitive material from their formation. We plan to probe the composition and origins of cometary material and understand the processes that drive cometary activity through: laboratory analysis of the most primitive Interplanetary Dust Particles; and direct measurements of a comet by our instruments on the Rosetta mission, together with laboratory simulations. We will conduct laboratory ultraviolet observations of irradiated ices to provide new insights into the composition of Solar System ices and how they may create atmospheres around their parent bodies. We will also investigate the role volatiles can play in the cohesion (“making”) of Solar System minor bodies, and the fragmentation that can be achieved by thermal cycling (a candidate process that “breaks” them). The question of whether Earth is a unique location for life in the Solar System remains one of the most enduring questions of our time. We plan to investigate how the geochemistry of potentially habitable environments on Mars, Europa and Enceladus would change over geological timescales if life was present, producing distinguishable biomarkers that could be used as evidence of life in the Solar System. We will study the role of hypervelocity impacts in: the processing of compounds of critical interest to habitability (water, sulfur-species, organic species) during crater formation; and the hydrothermal system of the 100 km diameter Manicouagan impact structure in Canada to assess the astrobiological implications of hydrothermal systems for early Mars. In addition to satisfying humanity’s innate desire to explore and understand the Universe around us, our research has more tangible benefits. We use the analytical techniques involved from development of space and laboratory instrumentation for applications with companies in fields as diverse as medicine, security, tourism and cosmetics. One of the most important benefits of our research is that it helps to train and inspire students - the next generation of scientists and engineers – through training within the University and public outreach and schools programmes.

PROSPECT Measurement Verification Standard Preparation

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead01/Oct/201631/Mar/2017ESA (European Space Agency)
The European Space Agency (ESA) is developing a suite of instruments in collaboration with the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) for its lunar exploration Program. In particular, ESA is investing in building an instrument package called PROSPECT (Platform for Resource Observation and in-Situ Prospecting for Exploration, Commercial Exploitation and Transportation) consisting of a chemical laboratory (Prospect Sample Processing and Analysis - ProSPA) and a drill (PROSPECT Sample Excavation and Extraction Device - ProSEED). The PROSPECT package will drill into the sub surface in the lunar polar regions and extract samples of regolith which are expected to contain water ice and other cold trapped volatiles in unknown quantities. ProSPA will identify the complex mix of chemical species present in the polar lunar regolith, their abundances and isotopic composition. The complex mix of chemicals present in the lunar polar regions is not known but may be postulated as being a combination of equatorial lunar regolith, which has been studied extensively and that found in carbonaceous chondrites. This information has been used to define the requirements for the measurement performance of the PROSPECT end to end system which are related to specific elements, isotopes and chemical species. These requirements must be verified against a standard. This standard must be comparable in composition and complexity to that expected for the lunar polar regolith. Any standard produced can also be used as a standard for other instruments on Luna-27 and other missions to the lunar poles, elsewhere on the Moon or asteroids, as well as sample return. It’s utilisation across different platforms would allow comprehensive comparison of results between missions and instruments providing enhanced return, both scientific and in terms of resource prospecting. The PROSPECT User Group, which has defined these measurement requirements, has defined CM chondrite as the ideal standard material for verification of these measurement requirements for the system. As a lower priority CV chondrite has been identified as a candidate, it’s primary benefit being related to the relative abundance of the material. Given the relative scarcity of CM chondrite the suggested approach is to prepare standards using both CM chondrite (smaller quantity) and CV chondrite (larger quantity). Through this work, we will characterise a CM and a CV chondrite through mineralogical, chemical and isotopic measurements (e.g., C, N) using a suite of analytical instruments at the Open University. The CV chondrite based standard shall be used as a preliminary verification. Following a successful verification a full verification shall be accomplished using the CM chondrite based standard.

Reconstructing the History of Lunar Volatiles

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead01/Apr/201631/Mar/2018EC (European Commission): FP(inc.Horizon2020, H2020, ERC)
This study aims at understanding how the abundance and the distribution of volatile components, as well as their isotopic composition are influenced by the crystal structure of the host mineral in lunar samples. The volatile containing minerals – primarily phosphates – respond to pressure increase caused by the impact events by accommodating i.e. compressing their crystal structures, causing redistribution of the volatile, but also of the stable (e.g., H, Cl) and radiogenic isotopes (e.g., Pb). Therefore they not only provide a unique opportunity for precise age-determination of an impact event, but also simultaneous determination of the isotopic signature of the volatiles, a fingerprint to the source of the volatiles. This is a powerful approach for discriminating between indigenous and externally-derived volatile sources (solar wind, cosmic radiation, etc.), which is one of the remaining puzzles in studying the origin of water in the inner Solar System.

Using apatite to investigate volatile inventories of chondritic meteorites

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead01/Jul/201530/Jun/2016Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)
Recent advancements in in-situ analytical instrumentation and techniques have enabled high-precision measurements of water (OH) contents and its hydrogen (H) isotopic composition in volatile-bearing mineral phases (e.g., apatite) in extra-terrestrial samples such as lunar and Martian basalts. These investigations have brought about a paradigm shift in our understanding of the sources of volatiles in the inner Solar System materials and the processes that influence or change the signatures observed (e.g., Anand et al., 2014). On-going research on lunar samples seem to suggest carbonaceous chondrite-like sources for water in the Earth-Moon system, along with identifying magmatic degassing as a fundamental process operating on airless planetary bodies such as the Moon (e.g., Tartèse et al, 2014). In order to fully evaluate and assess the volatile inventory of the inner Solar System materials using apatite, it is necessary to investigate apatite in chondritic meteorites for their volatiles. We are expanding our research on apatites to include chondritic meteorites (specifically in carbonaceous chondrites) to generate a dataset with which to compare the existing data from lunar and other meteoritic samples. The proposed work will primarily focus on a selection of carbonaceous chondrites in which apatite has been previously reported (e.g. Krot et al., 2014). The work will involve optical and mineralogical investigations of polished thin-sections using Secondary Electron Microscope (SEM) and/or electron microprobe analysis (EMPA) techniques to investigate textural links between the apatite and surrounding minerals. Such textural information will be critical in developing a better understanding of the context in which apatite might have formed and will be useful in elucidating the volatile history of the samples.

EUROPLANET 2020 RI

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Co-investigator01/Jun/201531/May/2019EC (European Commission): FP(inc.Horizon2020, H2020, ERC)
The Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure (EPN2020-RI) will address key scientific and technological challenges facing modern planetary science by providing open access to state-of-the-art research data, models and facilities across the European Research Area. Its Transnational Access activities will provide access to realistic analogue field sites for Mars, Europa and Titan, and world-leading laboratory facilities that simulate conditions found on planetary bodies. Its two Virtual Access activities will make available the diverse datasets and visualisation tools needed for comparing and understanding planetary environments in the Solar System and beyond. By providing the underpinning facilities that European planetary scientists need to conduct their research, EPN2020-RI will create cooperation and effective synergies between its different components: space exploration, ground-based observations, laboratory and field experiments, numerical modelling, and technology. EPN2020-RI builds on the foundations of the previous FP6 and FP7 Europlanet programmes that established the ‘Europlanet brand’ and organised structures that will be used in the Networking Activities of EPN2020-RI to coordinate the European planetary science community’s research. Furthermore, it will disseminate its results to a wide range of stakeholders including ERA industry, policy makers and, crucially,both the wider public and the next generation of researchers and opinion formers, now in education. As an Advanced Infrastructure we place particular emphasis on widening the participation of previously under-represented research communities and stakeholders. We aim to include new countries and Inclusiveness Member States, via workshops, team meetings, and personnel exchanges, to improve the scientific and innovation impact of the infrastructure. EPN2020-RI will therefore build a truly pan-European community that shares common goals, facilities, personnel, data and IP across national boundaries.

Mineralogical and Petrological investigations of HED meteorites and their volatile inventories

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead14/Jul/201431/Aug/2014Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)
Recent advancements in in-situ analytical instrumentation and techniques have enabled high-precision measurements of water (OH) contents and its hydrogen (H) isotopic composition in volatile-bearing mineral phases (e.g., apatite) in extra-terrestrial samples such as lunar and martian basalts. These investigations have brought about a paradigm shift in our understanding of the processes and sources involved in giving rise to the volatile inventory of the inner solar system bodies (e.g., Anand 2014). On-going research on lunar samples seem to suggest asteroidal sources for water in the Earth-Moon system along with a dominant role for magma degassing on an airless planetary body such as the Moon (e.g., Tartèse and Anand, 2013). In order to fully evaluate and assess the volatile inventory of the inner solar system it is necessary to investigate the basaltic samples from the Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite (HED) suite of meteorites for their OH contents and H isotopic composition. We are embarking upon measurements of the OH contents and H isotopic composition of apatites in HEDs using a NanoSIMS building upon the analytical protocol recently established at the Open University (e.g., Tartese et al., 2013). However, the HED meteorites display a wide mineralogical, compositional, and textural variations and, therefore, it is critical to fully characterize each sample for its mineralogical and petrological features in order to fully integrate their volatile element data. The proposed work will involve analysis of polished thin sections of selected HEDs using a Secondary Electron Microscope (SEM) and electron microprobe analysis (EMPA) techniques to investigate textural links between the apatite and surrounding minerals. Such textural information will be critical in developing a better understanding of the overall petrogenesis of the HED suite and is useful in determining the volatile history of the samples.

Astronomy and Planetary Sciences at the Open University

RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Co-investigator01/Apr/201431/Mar/2017STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council)
The aim of our programme in Astronomy & Planetary Science at the Open University (APSOU) is to carryout detailed investigations of the origin and evolution of galaxies, stars and planets with a special emphasis on our own Solar System through a combination of observation, simulation, laboratory analysis and theoretical modelling. Our research is divided into two broad areas, reflecting the historical research strengths. This research programme is well-matched to both nationally- and internationally-agreed research imperatives. In its final report, A Science Vision for European Astronomy2, Astronet’s Science Working Group identified four broad areas of strategic importance; our research covers major topics within each of these areas. APSOU projects also map onto two of the four Science Challenges that form STFC’s Road Map3 for science (‘How did the universe begin and how is it evolving?’ and ‘How do stars and planetary systems develop and is life unique to our planet?’). The present APSOU programme comprises 20 projects (labelled A to T), of which 6 are for consideration by the Astronomy Observation (AO) panel, 1 for Astronomy Theory (AT), and 13 for the Planetary Studies (PL) panel. The AO projects cover the breadth of the 7 themes recognised as UK strengths in the report of STFC’s Astronomy Advisory Panel (AAP), whilst the 13 PL projects are directed towards answering questions raised in two of the three themes identified as UK strengths in the roadmap of STFC’s Solar System Advisory Panel (SSAP)4.

Publications

Extra-terrestrial construction processes - advancements, opportunities and challenges (2017-12-15)
Lim, Sungwoo; Vibha, Vibha; Anand, Mahesh and Taylor, Lawrence
Advances in Space Research ((Accepted Manuscript Online))
Late movement of basin-edge lobate scarps on Mercury (2017-05)
Fegan, E. R.; Rothery, D. A.; Marchi, S.; Massironi, M.; Conway, S. J. and Anand, M.
Icarus, 288 (pp. 226-324)
Origin and Evolution of Water in the Moon’s Interior (2017)
Hauri, Erik H.; Saal, Alberto E.; Nakajima, Miki; Anand, Mahesh; Rutherford, Malcolm J.; Van Orman, James A. and Le Voyer, Marion
Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 45 ((Early Access))
Predominantly Non-Solar Origin of Nitrogen in Lunar Soils (2016-11)
Mortimer, J.; Verchovsky, S. and Anand, M.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 193 (pp. 36-53)
Geologic history of Martian regolith breccia Northwest Africa 7034: Evidence for hydrothermal activity and lithologic diversity in the Martian crust (2016-10-18)
McCubbin, Francis M.; Boyce, Jeremy W.; Novák‐Szabó, Timea; Santos, Alison R.; Tartèse, Romain; Muttik, Nele; Domokos, Gabor; Vazquez, Jorge; Keller, Lindsay P.; Moser, Desmond E.; Jerolmack, Douglas J.; Shearer, Charles K.; Steele, Andrew; Elardo, Stephen M.; Rahman, Zia; Anand, Mahesh; Delhaye, Thomas and Agee, Carl B.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 121(10) (pp. 2120-2149)
Lunar basalt chronology, mantle differentiation and implications for determining the age of the Moon (2016-10-01)
Snape, Joshua F.; Nemchin, Alexander A.; Bellucci, Jeremy J.; Whitehouse, Martin J.; Tartèse, Romain; Barnes, Jessica J.; Anand, Mahesh; Crawford, Ian A. and Joy, Katherine H.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 451 (pp. 149-158)
On the iron isotope composition of Mars and volatile depletion in the terrestrial planets (2016-09-01)
Sossi, Paolo A.; Nebel, Oliver; Anand, Mahesh and Poitrasson, Franck
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 449 (pp. 360-371)
Water in evolved lunar rocks: Evidence for multiple reservoirs (2016-09-01)
Robinson, Katharine L.; Barnes, Jessica J.; Nagashima, Kazuhide; Thomen, Aurélien; Franchi, Ian A.; Huss, Gary R.; Anand, Mahesh and Taylor, G.Jeffrey
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 188 (pp. 244-260)
Characterization of mesostasis regions in lunar basalts: Understanding late-stage melt evolution and its influence on apatite formation (2016-09)
Potts, Nicola J.; Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; van Westrenen, Wim; Griffiths, Alexandra A.; Barrett, Thomas J. and Franchi, Ian A.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 51(9) (pp. 1555-1575)
Early degassing of lunar urKREEP by crust-breaching impact(s) (2016-08-01)
Barnes, Jessica J.; Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; McCubbin, Francis M.; Neal, Clive R. and Franchi, Ian A.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 447 (pp. 84-94)
Microwave processing of lunar soil for supporting longer-term surface exploration on the Moon (2016-08)
Srivastava, Vibha; Lim, Sungwoo and Anand, Mahesh
Space Policy, 37(2) (pp. 92-96)
The abundance and isotopic composition of water in eucrites (2016-06-08)
Barrett, T. J.; Barnes, J. J.; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Greenwood, R. C.; Charlier, B. L. A. and Grady, M. M.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 51(6) (pp. 1110-1124)
An asteroidal origin for water in the Moon (2016-05-31)
Barnes, Jessica; Kring, David A.; Tartèse, Romain; Franchi, Ian A.; Anand, Mahesh and Russell, Sara S.
Nature Communications, 7, Article 11684
Oxygen isotope and petrological study of silicate inclusions in IIE iron meteorites and their relationship with H chondrites (2016-01-15)
Mcdermott, Kathryn H.; Greenwood, Richard C.; Scott, Edward R. D.; Franchi, Ian A. and Anand, Mahesh
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 173 (pp. 97-113)
Combined investigation of H isotopic compositions and U-Pb chronology of young Martian meteorite Larkman Nunatak 06319 (2016)
Koike, M.; Sano, Y.; Takahata, N.; Ishida, A.; Sugiura, N. and Anand, M.
Geochemical Journal, 50 ((In Press))
Explosive volcanism in complex impact craters on Mercury and the Moon: influence of tectonic regime on depth of magmatic intrusion (2015-12-01)
Thomas, Rebecca J.; Rothery, David A.; Conway, Susan J. and Anand, Mahesh
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 431 (pp. 164-172)
Experimental investigation of F, Cl, and OH partitioning between apatite and Fe-rich basaltic melt at 1.0–1.2 GPa and 950–1000 °C (2015-08-01)
McCubbin, Francis M.; Vander Kaaden, Kathleen E.; Tartèse, Romain; Boyce, Jeremy W.; Mikhail, Sami; Whitson, Eric S.; Bell, Aaron S.; Anand, Mahesh; Franchi, Ian A.; Wang, Jianhua and Hauri, Erik H.
American Mineralogist, 100(8-9) (pp. 1790-1802)
Simultaneous analysis of abundance and isotopic composition of nitrogen, carbon, and noble gases in lunar basalts: insights into interior and surface processes on the Moon (2015-07-15)
Mortimer, J.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Anand, M.; Gilmour, I. and Pillinger, C. T.
Icarus , 255 (pp. 3-17)
Petrology of igneous clasts in Northwest Africa 7034: Implications for the petrologic diversity of the martian crust (2015-05-15)
Santos, Alison R. ; Agee, Carl B. ; McCubbin, Francis M.; Shearer, Charles K.; Burger, Paul V.; Tartèse, Romain and Anand, Mahesh
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 157 (pp. 56-85)
A cone on Mercury: analysis of a residual central peak encircled by an explosive volcanic vent (2015-04)
Thomas, Rebecca J.; Lucchetti, Alice; Cremonese, Gabriele; Rothery, David A.; Massironi, Matteo; Re, Cristina; Conway, Susan J. and Anand, Mahesh
Planetary And Space Science, 108 (pp. 108-116)
Magmatic volatiles (H, C, N, F, S, Cl) in the lunar mantle, crust, and regolith: abundances, distributions, processes, and reservoirs (2015)
McCubbin , Francis M.; Vander Kaaden, Kathleen E.; Tartèse, Romain; Klima, Rachel L.; Liu, Yang; Mortimer, James; Barnes, Jessica J.; Shearer, Charles K.; Treiman, Allan H.; Lawrence, David J.; Elardo, Stephen M.; Hurley, Dana M.; Boyce, Jeremy W. and Anand, Mahesh
American Mineralogist, 100(8-9) (pp. 1668-1707)
H and Cl isotope systematics of apatite in brecciated lunar meteorites Northwest Africa 4472, Northwest Africa 773, Sayh al Uhaymir 169, and Kalahari 009 (2014-12-01)
Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; Joy, Katherine H. and Franchi, Ian A.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 49(12) (pp. 2266-2289)
Mechanisms of explosive volcanism on Mercury: implications from its global distribution and morphology (2014-10)
Thomas, Rebecca J.; Rothery, David A.; Conway, Susan J. and Anand, Mahesh
Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119(10) (pp. 2239-2254)
Long-lived explosive volcanism on Mercury (2014-09-16)
Thomas, Rebecca J.; Rothery, David A.; Conway, Susan J. and Anand, Mahesh
Geophysical Research Letters, 41(17) (pp. 6084-6092)
Dust from collisions: A way to probe the composition of exo-planets? (2014-09-01)
Morlok, Andreas; Mason, Andrew B.; Anand, Mahesh; Lisse, Carey M. ; Bullock, Emma S. and Grady, Monica M.
Icarus, 239 (pp. 1-14)
Understanding the origin and evolution of water in the Moon through lunar sample studies (2014-08-11)
Anand, Mahesh; Tartèse, Romain and Barnes, Jessica
Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 372(2024)
Trace-element modelling of mare basalt parental melts: Implications for a heterogeneous lunar mantle (2014-06-01)
Hallis, L. J.; Anand, M. and Strekopytov, S.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 134 (pp. 289-316)
The origin of water in the primitive Moon as revealed by the lunar highlands samples (2014-03-15)
Barnes, Jessica J.; Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; McCubbin, Francis M.; Franchi, Ian A.; Starkey, Natalie A. and Russell, Sara S.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 390 (pp. 244-252)
Hollows on Mercury: materials and mechanisms involved in their formation (2014-02)
Thomas, Rebecca J.; Rothery, David A.; Conway, Susan J. and Anand, Mahesh
Icarus, 229 (pp. 221-235)
Apatites in lunar KREEP basalts: the missing link to understanding the H isotope systematics of the Moon (2014)
Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; McCubbin, Francis M.; Elardo, Stephen M.; Shearer, Charles K. and Franchi, Ian A.
Geology, 42(4) (pp. 363-366)
Analyzing Moon Rocks (2014)
Anand, Mahesh
Science, 344(6182) (pp. 365-366)
The abundance, distribution, and isotopic composition of hydrogen in the Moon as revealed by basaltic lunar samples: implications for the volatile inventory of the Moon (2013-12)
Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh; Barnes, Jessica; Starkey, Natalie A.; Franchi, Ian A. and Sano, Yuji
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 122 (pp. 58-74)
Silicon isotope variations in the inner solar system: Implications for planetary formation, differentiation and composition (2013-11-15)
Zambardi, Thomas ; Poitrasson, Franck ; Corgne, Alexandre ; Méheut, Merlin ; Quitte, Ghylaine and Anand, Mahesh
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121 (pp. 67-83)
Quantifying noble gas contamination during terrestrial alteration in Martian meteorites from Antarctica (2013-06)
Schwenzer, S. P.; Greenwood, R. C.; Kelley, S. P.; Ott, U.; Tindle, A. G.; Haubold, R.; Herrmann, S.; Gibson, J. M.; Anand, M.; Hammond, S. and Franchi, I. A.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48(6) (pp. 929-954)
Late delivery of chondritic hydrogen into the lunar mantle: Insights from mare basalts (2013)
Tartèse, Romain and Anand, Mahesh
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361 (pp. 480-486)
Accurate and precise measurements of the D/H ratio and hydroxyl content in lunar apatites using NanoSIMS (2013)
Barnes, Jessica; Franchi, I. A.; Anand, M.; Tartèse, R.; Starkey, N. A.; Koike , M.; Sano, Y. and Russell, S. S.
Chemical Geology, 337-8 (pp. 48-55)
NanoSIMS Pb/Pb dating of tranquillityite in high-Ti lunar basalts: Implications for the chronology of high-Ti volcanism on the Moon (2013)
Tartèse, Romain; Anand, Mahesh and Delhaye, Thomas
American Mineralogist, 98(8-9) (pp. 1477-1486)
Stable isotope analysis of carbon and nitrogen in angrites (2013)
Abernethy, F. A. J.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Starkey, N. A.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48(9) (pp. 1590-1606)
Back to the Moon: the scientific rationale for resuming lunar surface exploration (2012-12)
Crawford, I. A.; Anand, M.; Cockell, C. S.; Falcke, H.; Green, D. A.; Jaumann, R. and Wieczorek, M. A.
Planetary and Space Science, 74(1) (pp. 3-14)
Geology, geochemistry, and geophysics of the Moon: status of current understanding (2012-12)
Jaumann, R.; Hiesinger, H.; Anand, M.; Crawford, I. A.; Wagner, R.; Sohl, F.; Jolliff, B. L.; Scholten, F.; Knapmeyer, M.; Hoffmann, H.; Hussmann, H.; Grott, M.; Hempel, S.; Köhler, U.; Krohn, K.; Schmitz, N.; Carpenter, J.; Wieczorek, M.; Spohn, T.; Robinson, M. S. and Oberst, J.
Planetary And Space Science, 74(1) (pp. 15-41)
Mid-infrared spectra of differentiated meteorites(achondrites): comparison with astronomical observations of dust in protoplanetary and debris disks (2012-05)
Morlok, Andreas; Koike, Chiyoe; Tomeoka, Kazushige; Mason, Andrew; Lisse, Carey; Anand, Mahesh and Grady, Monica
Icarus, 219(1) (pp. 48-56)
The Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer: first results (2012-01)
Weider, S. Z.; Kellett, B. J.; Swinyard, B. M.; Crawford, I. A.; Joy, K. H.; Grande, M.; Howe, C. J.; Huovelin, J.; Narendranath, S.; Alha, L.; Anand, M.; Athiray, P. S.; Bhandari, N.; Carter, J. A.; Cook, A. C.; d’Uston, L. C.; Fernandes, V. A.; Gasnault, O.; Goswami, J. N.; Gow, J. P. D.; Holland, A. D.; Koschny, D.; Lawrence, D. J.; Maddison, B. J.; Maurice, S.; McKay, D. J.; Okada, T.; Pieters, C.; Rothery, D. A.; Russell, S. S.; Shrivastava, A. ; Smith, D. R. and Wieczorek, M.
Planetary and Space Science, 60(1) (pp. 217-228)
The Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer: First results (2012-01)
Weider, S. Z.; Kellett, B. J.; Swinyard, B. M.; Crawford, I. A.; Joy, K. H.; Grande, M.; Howe, C. J.; Huovelin, J.; Narendranath, S.; Alha, L.; Anand, M.; Athiray, P. S.; Bhandari, N.; Carter, J. A.; Cook, A. C.; d'Uston, L. C.; Fernandes, V. A.; Gasnault, O.; Goswami, J. N.; Gow, J. P. D.; Holland, A. D.; Koschny, D.; Lawrence, D. J.; Maddison, B. J.; Maurice, S.; McKay, D. J.; Okada, T.; Pieters, C.; Rothery, D. A.; Russell, S.S.; Shrivastava, A.; Smith, D. R. and Wieczorek, M.
Planetary and Space Science, 60(1) (pp. 217-228)
Lunar Net - a proposal in response to an ESA M3 call in 2010 for a medium sized mission (2012)
Smith, Alan; Crawford, I. A.; Gowen, Robert Anthony; Ambrosi, R.; Anand, M.; Banerdt, B.; Bannister, S.; Bowles, N.; Braithwaite, C.; Brown, P.; Chela-Flores, J.; Cholinser, T.; Church, P.; Coates, A. J.; Colaprete, T.; Collins, G.; Collinson, G.; Cook, T.; Elphic, R.; Fraser, G.; Gao, Y.; Gibson, E.; Glotch, T.; Grande, M.; Hagermann, A.; Heldmann, J.; Hood, L. L.; Jones, A. P.; Joy, K. H.; Khavroshkin, O.; Klingelhoefer, G.; Knapmeyer, M.; Kramer, G.; Phipps, A.; Pullan, D.; Pike, W.T.; Lawrence, D.; Marczewsk, S.; Rask, J.; Richard, D. T.; Seweryn, K.; Sheridan, S.; Sims, M. R.; Sweeting, M.; Swindle, T.; Talboys, D.; Taylor, L.; Teanby, N; Tong, V; Ulamec, S; Wawrzaszek, R; Wieczorek, M; Wilson, L. and Wright , Ian
Experimental Astronomy, 33(2-3) (pp. 587-644)
A brief review of chemical and mineralogical resources on the Moon and likely initial in situ resource utilization (ISRU) applications (2012)
Anand, M.; Crawford, I. A.; Balat-Pichelin, M.; Abanades, S.; van Westrenen, W.; Péraudeau, G.; Jaumann, R. and Seboldt, W.
Planetary And Space Science, 74(1) (pp. 42-48)
New Ar-Ar ages of southern Indian kimberlites and a lamproite and their geochemical evolution (2011-08)
Osborne, Ian; Sherlock, Sarah; Anand, Mahesh and Argles, Tom
Precambrian Research, 189(1-2) (pp. 91-103)
Lunar X-ray fluorescence observations by the Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer (C1XS): results from the nearside southern highlands (2011-07)
Narendranath, S. ; Athiray, P. S. ; Sreekumar, P. ; Kellett, B. J. ; Alha, L. ; Howe, C. J. ; Joy, K. H. ; Grande, M. ; Huovelin, J. ; Crawford, I. A. ; Unnikrishnan, U. ; Lalita, S. ; Subramaniam, S. ; Weider, S. Z. ; Nittler, L. R. ; Gasnault, O. ; Rothery, D.; Fernandes, V. A. ; Bhandari, N. ; Goswami, J. N. ; Wieczorek, M. A. ; C1XS Science Team, ; Anand, Mahesh; Holland, Andrew and Gow, Jason
Icarus, 214(1) (pp. 53-66)
Lunar water: a brief review (2010-12-05)
Anand, Mahesh
Earth Moon and Planets, 107(1) (pp. 65-73)
The oxygen isotope composition, petrology and geochemistry of mare basalts: evidence for large-scale compositional variation in the lunar mantle (2010-12-01)
Hallis, L. J.; Anand, M.; Greenwood, R. C.; Miller, M. F.; Franchi, I. A. and Russell, S. S.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(23) (pp. 6885-6899)
Carbonate xenoliths hosted by the Mesoproterozoic Siddanpalli Kimberlite Cluster (Eastern Dharwar craton): Implications for the geodynamic evolution of southern India and its diamond and uranium metallogenesis (2010-12)
Chalapathi Rao, N. V.; Anand, M.; Dongre, A. and Osborne, I.
International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99(8) (pp. 1791-1804)
Mercury's surface and composition to be studied by BepiColombo (2010)
Rothery, David; Marinangeli, Lucia; Anand, Mahesh; Carpenter, James; Christensen, Ulrich; Crawford, Ian A.; De Sanctis, Maria Cristina; Epifani, Elena Mazzotta; Erard, Stéphane; Frigeri, Alessandro; Fraser, George; Hauber, Ernst; Helbert, Jörn; Hiesinger, Harald; Joy, Katherine; Langevin, Yves; Massironi, Matteo; Milillo, Anna; Mitrofanov, Igor; Muinonen, Karri; Näränen, Jyri; Pauselli, Cristina; Potts, Phil; Warell, Johan and Wurz, Peter
Planetary And Space Science, 58(1-2) (pp. 21-39)
The mercury imaging X-ray spectrometer (MIXS) on BepiColombo (2010)
Fraser, G. W.; Carpenter, J. D.; Rothery, D. A.; Pearson, J. F.; Martindale, A.; Huovelin, J.; Treis, J.; Anand, M.; Anttila, M.; Ashcroft, M.; Benkoff, J.; Bland, P.; Bowyer, A.; Bradley, A.; Bridges, J.; Brown, C.; Bulloch, C.; Bunce, E. J.; Christensen, U.; Evans, M.; Fairbend, R.; Feasey, M.; Giannini, F.; Hermann, S.; Hesse, M.; Hilchenbach, M.; Jorden, T.; Joy, K.; Kaipiainen, M.; Kitchingman, I.; Lechner, P.; Lutz, G.; Malkki, A.; Muinonen, K.; Näränen, J.; Portin, P.; Prydderch, M.; San Juan, J.; Sclater, E.; Schyns, E.; Stevenson, T. J.; Strüder, L.; Syrjasuo, M.; Talboys, D.; Thomas, P.; Whitford, C. and Whitehead, S.
Planetary and Space Science, 58(1-2) (pp. 79-95)
The C1XS X-Ray Spectrometer on Chandrayaan-1 (2009-06)
Grande, M.; Maddison, B. J.; Howe, C. J.; Kellett, B. J.; Sreekumar, P.; Huovelin, J.; Crawford, I. A.; Duston, C. L.; Smith, D.; Anand, M.; Bhandari, N.; Cook, A.; Fernandes, V.; Foing, B.; Gasnaut, O.; Goswami, J. N.; Holland, A.; Joy, K. H.; Kochney, D.; Lawrence, D.; Maurice, S.; Okada, T.; Narendranath, S.; Pieters, C.; Rothery, D.; Russell, S. S.; Shrivastava, A.; Swinyard, B.; Wilding, M. and Wieczorek, M.
Planetary and Space Science, 57(7) (pp. 717-724)
The scientific rationale for the C1XS X-ray spectrometer on India’s Chandrayaan-1 mission to the moon (2009)
Crawford, I. A.; Joy, K. H.; Kellett, B. J.; Grande, M.; Anand, M.; Bhandari, N.; Cook, A. C.; d’Uston, L.; Fernandes, V. A.; Gasnault, O.; Goswami, J.; Howe, C. J.; Huovelin, J.; Koschny, D.; Lawrence, D. J.; Maddison, B. J.; Maurice, S.; Narendranath, S.; Pieters, C.; Okada, T.; Rothery, D. A.; Russell, S. S.; Sreekumar, P.; Swinyard, B.; Wieczorek, M. and Wilding, M.
Planetary and Space Science, 57(7) (pp. 725-734)
Laboratory experiments on the weathering of iron meteorites and carbonaceous chondrites by iron-oxidizing bacteria (2009)
Gronstal, A.; Pearson, V.; Kappler, A.; Dooris, C.; Anand, M.; Poitrasson, F.; Kee, T. P. and Cockell, C. S.
Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 44(2) (pp. 233-247)
The petrology and geochemistry of Miller Range 05035: A new lunar gabbroic meteorite (2008-08-01)
Joy, K. H.; Crawford, I. A.; Anand, M.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A. and Russell, S. S.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72(15) (pp. 3822-3844)
Uranium–lead systematics of low-Ti basaltic meteorite Dhofar 287A: Affinity to Apollo 15 green glasses (2008-03-19)
Terada, Kentaro; Sasaki, Yu; Anand, Mahesh; Sano, Yuji; Taylor, Lawrence A. and Horie, Kenji
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 270(1-2) (pp. 119-124)
Cryptomare magmatism 4.35 Gyr ago recorded in lunar meteorite Kalahari 009 (2007-12-06)
Terada, K.; Anand, M.; Sokol, A.K.; Bischoff, A. and Sano, Y.
Nature, 450(7171) (849 -852)
Cryptomare magmatism 4.35 Gyr ago recorded in lunar meteorite Kalahari 009 (2007-12-06)
Terada, Kentaro; Anand, Mahesh; Sokol, Anna K.; Bischoff, Addi and Sano, Yuji
Nature, 450(7171) (pp. 849-852)
Discriminating bacterial from electrochemical corrosion using Fe isotopes (2007-10)
Hutchens, Elena; Williamson, Ben J.; Anand, Mahesh; Ryan, Mary P. and Herrington, Richard J.
Corrosion Science, 49(10) (pp. 3759-3764)
Uranium–lead systematics of phosphates in lunar basaltic regolith breccia, Meteorite Hills 01210 (2007-07)
Terada, K.; Sasaki, Y.; Anand, M.; Joy, K. H. and Sano, Y.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 259(1-2) (pp. 77-84)
40Ar - 39Ar Dating of the Kodomali Pipe, Bastar Craton, India: A Pan-African (491±11 Ma) Age of Diamondiferous Kimberlite Emplacement (2007)
Chalapathi Rao, N.V.; Burgess, R.; Anand, Mahesh and Mainkar, D.
Journal of Geological Society of India, 69 (pp. 539-545)
Evolved mare basalt magmatism, high Mg/Fe feldspathic crust, chondritic impactors, and the petrogenesis of Antarctic lunar breccia meteorites Meteorite Hills 01210 and Pecora Escarpment 02007 (2006-12-15)
Day, James M. D.; Floss, Christine; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Anand, Mahesh and Patchen, Allan D.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70(24) (pp. 5957-5989)
Searching for signatures of life on Mars: an Fe isotope perspective (2006-10-29)
Anand, M.; Russell, S.S.; Blackhurst, R.L. and Grady, M.M.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 361(1474) (pp. 1715-1720)
Petrology and geochemistry of LaPaz Icefield 02205: a new unique low-Ti mare-basalt meteorite (2006-01-01)
Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Floss, Christine; Neal, Clive R.; Terada, Kentaro and Tanikawa, Shiho
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70(1) (pp. 246-264)
Nature of diamonds in Yakutian eclogites: views from eclogite tomography and mineral inclusions in diamonds (2004-09)
Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Misra, Kula C.; Carlson, William D. and Sobolev, Nikolai V.
Lithos, 77(1-4) (pp. 333-348)
Multiple-mineral inclusions in diamonds from the Snap Lake/King Lake kimberlite dike, Slave craton, Canada: a trace-element perspective (2004-09)
Promprated, Prinya; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Anand, Mahesh; Floss, Christine; Sobolev, Nikolai P. and Pokhilenko, Nikolai V.
Lithos, 77(1-4) (pp. 69-81)
Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite (2004-05-04)
Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Nazarov, Mikhail A.; Shu, J.; Mao, H.-K. and Hemley, Russell J.
PNAS, 101(18) (pp. 6847-6851)
Petrogenesis of Lunar Highlands Meteorites: Dhofar 025, Dhofar 081, Dar al Gani 262, and Dar al Gani 400 (2004-04)
Cahill, J.T.; Floss, C.; Anand, M.; Taylor, L.A.; Nazarov, M.A. and Cohen, B.A.
Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 39(4) (pp. 503-529)
Diamonds: time capsules from the Siberian Mantle (2004-03-30)
Taylor, Lawrence A. and Anand, Mahesh
Chemie Der Erde - Geochemistry, 64(1) (pp. 1-74)
Multi-stage metasomatism of diamondiferous eclogite xenoliths from the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe, Yakutia, Siberia (2004-02)
Misra, Kula C.; Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A. and Sobolev, Nikolai V.
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 146(6) (pp. 696-714)
Early Proterozoic Melt Generation Processes beneath the Intra-cratonic Cuddapah Basin, Southern India (2003-12)
Anand, M.; Gibson, S.A; Subbarao, K.V; Kelley, S.P and Dickin, A.P
Journal of Petrology, 44(12) (pp. 2139-2171)
Petrogenesis of lunar meteorite EET 96008 (2003-09-15)
Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Neal, Clive R.; Snyder, Gregory A.; Patchen, Allan; Sano, Yuji and Terada, Kentaro
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(18) (pp. 3499-3518)
The significance of mineral inclusions in large diamonds from Yakutia, Russia (2003-06)
Taylor, Lawrence A.; Anand, Mahesh; Promprated, Prinya; Floss, Christine and Sobolev, Nikolai V.
American Mineralogist, 88(5-6) (pp. 912-920)
KREEPy lunar meteorite Dhofar 287A: A new lunar mare basalt (2003-04)
Anand, Mahesh; Taylor, Lawrence A.; Misra, Kula C.; Demidova, Svetlana I. and Nazarov, Mikhail A.
Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 38(4) (pp. 485-499)
Lunar regolith breccia Dhofar 287B: A record of lunar volcanism (2003)
Demidova, S.I.; Nazarov, M.A.; Anand, Mahesh and Taylor, L.A.
Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 38(4) (pp. 501-514)
Petrogenesis of group A eclogites and websterites: evidence from the Obnazhennaya kimberlite, Yakutia (2003)
Taylor, Lawrence A.; Snyder, Gregory A.; Keller, Randall; Remley, David A.; Anand, Mahesh; Wiesli, Rene; Valley, John and Sobolev, Nikolai V.
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 145(4) (pp. 424-443)
Lunar geology (2015)
Anand, M; Barnes, J. J. and Hallis, L. J.
In: Lee, M. R. and Leroux, H. eds. Planetary Mineralogy (pp. 129-164)
ISBN : 987-0903956-55-7 | Publisher : European Mineralogical Union and the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Shock-Induced Texture in Lunar Mg-Suite Apatite and its Effect on Volatile Distribution (2017-05)
Cernok, A.; Darling, J.; White, L.; Dunlop, J. and Anand, M.
In : 5th European Lunar Symposium (02 - 03 May 2017, Münster, Germany)
Understanding the Early Martian Environment through the Inventory of Breccia Clasts in Northwest Africa (2017-03-20)
Jacobs, G. M.; Abernethy, F. J.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Chlorine in Lunar Basalts (2017-03-20)
Barnes, J. J.; Anand, M. and Franchi, I. A.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Textural Evidence for Shock-Related Metasomatic Replacement of Olivine by Phosphates in the Chelyabinsk Chondrite (2017-03-20)
Walton, C. R. and Anand, M.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Preparing and Characterizing Carbonaceous Chondrite Standards for Verification of ESA’S ‘Prospect’ Package (2017-03-20)
Mortimer, James; Anand, Mahesh; Verchovsky, Sasha; Nicoara, Simona; Greenwood, Richard C.; Gibson, Jenny; Franchi, Ian A.; Ahmed, Farah; Strekopytov, Stanislav and Carpenter, James
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Trapping of Atmospheric Gases During Crushing of Lunar Samples (2017-03-20)
Verchovsky, A. B.; Mortimer, J.; Buikin, A. I. and Anand, M.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Ion Microprobe Analyses of Trace Elements in Lunar Apatites (2017-03-20)
Robinson, K. L.; Barnes, J. J.; Villeneuve, J.; Johnson, D.; Deloule, E.; Franchi, I. A. and Anand, M.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
NWA 10989 – A New Lunar Meteorite with Equal Proportions of Feldspathic and VLT Material (2017-03-20)
Ashcroft, H. O.; Anand, M.; Korotev, R. L.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A. and Strekopytov, S.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
ProSPA: the Science Laboratory for the Processing and Analysis of Lunar Polar Volatiles within PROSPECT (2017-03-20)
Barber, S. J.; Smith, P. H.; Wright, I. P.; Abernethy, F.; Anand, M.; Dewar, K. R.; Hodges, M.; Landsberg, P.; Leese, M. R.; Morgan, G. H.; Morse, A. D.; Mortimer, J.; Sargeant, H. M.; Sheard, I.; Sheridan, S.; Verchovsky, A.; Goesmann, S.; Howe, C.; Morse, T.; Lillywhite, N.; Quinn, A.; Missaglia, N.; Pedrali, M.; Reiss, P.; Rizzi, F.; Rusconi, A.; Savoia, M.; Zamboni, A.; Merrifield, J. A.; Gibson Jr., E. K.; Carpenter, J.; Fisackerly, R. and Houdou, B.
In : 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (20-24 Mar 2017, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas)
Chlorine isotope variation in eucrites (2016-08)
Barrett, T. J.; Barnes, J. J.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Greenwood, R. C.; Charlier, B. L. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (7-12 August 2016, Berlin, Germany)
The isotopic composition of chlorine in apatite from eucrites (2016)
Barrett, T.J.; Barnes, J.J.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I.A.; Greenwood, R.C.; Charlier, B.L.A. and Grady, M.M.
In : 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (21-25 Mar 2016, Houston, Texas)
3D Printing on the Moon: Challenges and Opportunities (2015-12-14)
Lim, Sungwoo; Anand, Mahesh; Cowley, Aidan; Crawford, Ian; Doule, Ondrej; Harkness, Patrick; Kanamori, Hiroshi; Maurer, Matthias; Montano, Giuseppe; Osborne, Barnaby; Patrick, Richard; Rousek, Tomas; Taylor, Lawrence and Vibha, Vibha
In : International Symposium on Moon 2020 - 2030: A new era of coordinated human and robotic exploration (15 - 16 December 2015, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands)
In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) derived extra-terrestrial construction processes using sintering-based additive manufacturing techniques – focusing on a lunar surface environment (2015-05-01)
Lim, Sungwoo and Anand, Mahesh
In : European Lunar Symposium (ELS) 2015 (13-14 May 2015, Frascati, Italy)
The Mineralogy and Petrology of Anomalous Eucrite Emmaville (2015-03-19)
Barrett, T. J.; Mittlefehldt, D. W.; Ross, D. K.; Greenwood, R. C.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Grady, M. M. and Charlier, B. L. A.
In : Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 46th (16th to 20th March 2015, The Woodlands, Texas)
Estimation of energy and material use of sintering-based construction for a lunar outpost - with the example of SinterHab module design (2015-03-16)
Lim, S.; Anand, M. and Rousek, T.
In : 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) (16-20 March 2015, The Woodlands, Texas, USA)
Determining the source(s) of water in the lunar interior (2015-03)
Barnes, J. J.; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Russell, S. S. and Kring, D. A.
In : 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (16-20 March 2015, The Woodlands, TX, USA)
Volatiles in the lunar crust - an evaluation of the role of metasomatism (2015-03)
Barnes, J. J.; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; McCubbin, F. M.; Franchi, I. A.; Starkey, N. A. and Russell, S. S.
In : 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (16-20 March 2015, The Woodlands, TX, USA)
Apatite-Melt Volatile Partitioning Under Lunar Conditions (2015-03)
Potts, N. J.; van Westrenen, W.; Tartèse, R.; Franchi, I. A. and Anand, M.
In : 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (16-20 March 2015, The Woodlands, Texas, USA)
Understanding the Chlorine Isotopic Compositions of Apatites in Lunar Basalts (2015-03)
Potts, N. J.; Tartèse, R.; Franchi, I. A. and Anand, M.
In : 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (16-20 March 2015, The Woodlands, TX, USA)
Using apatite to unravel the origin of water in ancient Moon rocks (2014-10)
Barnes, Jessica J.; Tartèse, R.; McCubbin , Francis M.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Starkey, Natalie A. and Russell, S. S.
In : Geological Society of America Annual Meeting (19-22 October 2014, Vancouver, Canada)
Apatite: a versatile recorder of the history of lunar volatiles (2014-10)
Anand, M.; Tartèse, R.; Barnes, J. J.; Franchi, I. A. and Russell, S. S.
In : 2014 GSA Annual Meeting (19-22 October 2014, Vancouver, Canada) (p 27)
The abundance and isotopic composition of water in howardite-eucrite-diogenite meteorites (2014-09-09)
Barrett, T. J.; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Grady, M. M.; Greenwood, R. C. and Charlier, B. L. A.
In : 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (MetSoc 2014) (8-13 September 2014, Casablanca, Morocco)
Space Architecture technology for settlement and exploration on other planetary bodies – In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) based structures on the Moon (2014-07-23)
Lim, Sungwoo and Anand, Mahesh
In : EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC 2014) (23-25 July 2014, Vienna, Austria)
Water in and on the Moon: recent discoveries and future prospects (2014-07-23)
Anand, Mahesh and Lim, Sungwoo
In : EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC )2014 (23-25 July 2014, Vienna, Austria)
Space Architecture for exploration and settlement on other planetary bodies – In-Situ Resource Utilisa-tion (ISRU) based structures on the Moon (2014-05-15)
Lim, Sungwoo and Anand, Mahesh
In : European Lunar Symposium 2014 (15-16 May 2014, London, UK)
Characterization of mesostasis areas in mare basalts: constraining melt compositions from which apatite crystallizes (2014-03)
Potts, N. J.; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; van Westrenen, W.; Barnes, Jessica and Griffiths, A. A.
In : 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (17-21 March, 2014, Houston, Texas)
Investigating the distribution and source(s) of volatiles on the lunar surface (2013-05-22)
Mortimer, J. I.; Anand, M.; Gilmour, I.; Pillinger, C. T. and Verchovsky, S.
In : NLSI Workshop Without Walls: Lunar Volatiles 1 (21-23 May 2013, Online)
Using lunar apatite to assess the volatile inventory of the Moon (2013-05)
Potts, N.J.; Anand, M.; van Westrenen, W.; Tartèse, R. and Franchi, I.A.
In : NLSI Workshop Without Walls: Lunar Volatiles 1 (21-23 May 2013)
Using stable isotope geochemistry to investigate the source(s) of volatiles in the lunar regolith (2013-03-14)
Mortimer, James; Anand, Mahesh; Gilmour, Iain; Pillinger, Colin; Sheridan, Simon and Morse, Andrew
In : Geochemistry Group RiP meeting 2013 (14 March 2013, Milton Keynes, UK)
Graphitic Raman spectra in angrites: a source of high-temperature carbon? (2013)
Abernethy, F. A. J.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 76th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (29 July - 2 August 2013, Edmonton, Canada)
The high-temperature release of carbon and nitrogen in the angrites and its relationship to parent body degassing. (2013)
Abernethy, F. A. J.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 76th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (29 July - 2 August 2013, Edmonton, Canada)
Water in the Moon: insights from SIMS analyses of lunar apatites (2012-11-09)
Barnes, Jessica; Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Starkey, N.; Franchi, I.; Russell, S.S. and Sano, Y
In : Lunar Science as a Window into the Early Evolution of the Solar System and Conditions of the Early Earth (09 November 2012, London)
Tracking secular changes in the "water" content of lunar interior using basaltic lunar meteorites (2012-09)
Anand, M.; Tartèse, R.; Terada, K.; Franchi, I. A.; Starkey, N. A. and Sano, Y.
In : European Planetary Science Congress (23-28 September 2012, Madrid)
Apollo 15 low-Ti and KREEP basalts: two distinct "water" reservoirs? (2012-09)
Tartèse, R.; Anand, M.; Barnes, Jessica and Franchi, I. A.
In : European Planetary Science Congress (23-28 September 2012, Madrid, Spain)
Investigating the water contents and hydrogen isotopic compositions of lunar apatite (2012-03)
Barnes, Jessica; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Russell , S. S.
In : Geochemistry Group Research In Progress Meeting: Building a Habitable Planet (15 March 2012, Milton Keynes, UK)
The hydroxyl content and hydrogen isotope composition of Lunar apatites (2012)
Barnes, Jessica; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Starkey, N. A.; Ota, Y.; Sani, Y.; Russell, S. S. and Tartèse, R.
In : 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (19-23 March 2012, The Woodlands, TX, US)
Hydrogen and lead isotopic characteristics of lunar meteorite MIL 05035 (2012)
Tartèse, R.; Barnes, Jessica; Anand, M.; Starkey, N.; Franchi, I. A.; Terada, K. and Sano, Y.
In : European Lunar Symposium (19-20 April 2012, Berlin, Germany)
Lunar volatiles: an examination of hydrogen isotopes and hydroxyl content (2012)
Barnes, Jessica; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Starkey, N. A.; Tartèse, R.; Sano, Y. and Russell, S. S.
In : European Lunar Symposium (19-20 April 2012, Berlin, Germany)
The abundance, distribution, and source(s) of water in the Moon (2012)
Anand, M. and Tartèse, R.
In : European Lunar Symposium (19-20 April 2012, Berlin, Germany)
Performance of new generation swept charge devices for lunar x-ray spectroscopy on Chandrayaan-2 (2012)
Smith, P. H.; Gow, J. P. D.; Murray, N. J.; Holland, A. D.; Anand, M.; Pool, P.; Sreekumar, P. and Narendranath, S.
In : High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy V, 8453 (1-6 July 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Cold desert alteration of Martian meteorites: mixed news from noble gases, trace elements and oxygen isotopes (2012)
Schwenzer, S. P.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A.; Gibson, J. M.; Greenwood, R. C.; Hammond, S.; Haubold, R.; Herrmann, S.; Kelley, S. P.; Ott, U. and Tindle, A. G.
In : 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (19-23 March 2012, The Woodlands, TX, USA)
A trapped nitrogen component in angrites (2012)
Abernethy, F. A. J.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Anand, M.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (12-17 August 2012, Cairns, Australia)
The Open University-NASA Apollo Virtual Microscope – a tool for Education and Outreach (2011-03)
Kelley, Simon; Tindle, Andrew; Anand, Mahesh; Whalley, Peter; Hogan, Paul; Valentine, Chris; Pillinger, Colin; Gibson, Everett and Schwenzer, Susanne
In : 42th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (7-11 March 2011, Houston, TX, USA)
Beagle I and II Voyages: Charles Darwin’s rocks and the quest for Mars rock; the Open University’s virtual microscope has both (2011)
Schwenzer, Susanne; Tindle, Andrew G.; Anand, Mahesh; Gibson, Everett K.; Pearson, Vic K.; Pemberton, Dan; Pillinger, Colin; Smith, Caroline L.; Whalley, Peter and Kelley, Simon Peter
In : AGU Fall Meeting (5-9 December 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA)
Oxygen isotopic and petrological constraints on the origin and relationship of IIE iron meteorites and H chondrites (2011)
Mcdermott, K.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A.; Anand, M. and Scott, E. R. D.
In : 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (7-11 March 2011, Houston, TX, US)
Exploration and evaluation of lunar volatiles as potential resource within the ESA lunar lander context (2011)
Anand, M. ; Carpenter, J. and TT-ELPM,
In : A Wet vs. Dry Moon: Exploring Volatile Reservoirs and Implications for the Evolution of the Moon and Future Exploration (13-15 June 2011 , Houston, TX, US)
The relationship between IIE irons and H chondrites: petrologic and oxygen isotope constraints (2011)
McDermott, K. H. ; Greenwood, R. C. ; Franchi, I. A. ; Anand, M. and Scott, E. R. D.
In : 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (8-12 Aug 2011, London, UK)
Recent advancements in lunar science and the future exploration of the moon (2010-09)
Anand, Mahesh
In : European Planetary Science Congress 2010 (19-24 Sep 2010, Rome, Italy)
Oxygen isotopic constraints on the origin and relationship of IIE iron meteorites and H chondrites (2010)
MdDermott, K.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A.; Anand, M. and Scott, E. R. D.
In : 73rd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (26-30 July 2010, New York, NY, US)
Variations in light lithophile elements (Li, B, Be) and lithium isotopes in martian pyroxenes and olivines: roles of degassing and diffusion (2010)
Anand, M. and Parkinson, I. J.
In : 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (1-5 Mar 2010, Houston, TX, US)
Virtual microscope for extra-terrestrial samples (2010)
Anand, M.; Pearson, V.; Kelley, S.; Tindle, A.; Whalley, P. and Koeberl, K.
In : European Planetary Science Congress (19-24 Sep 2010, Rome, Italy)
Oxygen isotopic composition of mare-basalts: magma ocean differentiation and source heterogeneity (2009-07)
Hallis, L. J.; Greenwood, R. C.; Anand, M. ; Russell, S. S.; Miller, M. F. and Franchi, I. A.
In : 72nd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting (13-18 Jul 2009, Nancy, France)
Mineralogy and petrology of a lunar highland breccia meteorite, MIL 07006 (2009-03-23)
Liu, Y.; Zhang, A.; Thaisen, K. G.; Anand, M. and Taylor, L. A.
In : 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (23-27 March 2009, Houston)
Laboratory experiments on the weathering of iron meteorites and carbonaceous chondrites by iron-oxidising bacteria (2009)
Kee, T; Gronstal, A.; Pearson, V.; Kappla, A.; Dooris, C.; Anand, M.; Poitrasson, F. and Cockell, C.
In : Goldschmidt (21-26 Jun 2009, Davos, Switzerland)
Silicon isotope variations in the Earth and meteorites (2009)
Zambardi, T.; Poitrasson, F.; Quitte, G. and Anand, M.
In : Challenges to Our Volatile Planet : Goldschmidt 2009 (21-26 June 2009, Davos, Switzerland)
Metasomatized Kyanite-eclogites xenoliths from a southern Indian kimberlite (2008-08-10)
Misra, K. C.; Anand, M. and Paul, D. K.
In : 9th International Kimberlite Conference (10-15 Aug 2008, Frankfurt, Germany)
Trace-element signatures of kyanite-eclogites from a southern Indian kimberlite (2008-08-10)
Anand, M.; Misra, K. C.; Paul, D. K.; Ishikawa, A. and Pearson, D. G.
In : 9th International Kimberlite Conference (10-15 Aug 2008, Frankfurt)
SHRIMP U-Pb dating of Perovskites from southern Indian kimberlites (2008-08-10)
Anand, M.; Terada, K.; Osborne, I.; Chalapathi Rao, N. V. and Dongre, A.
In : 9th International Kimberlite Conference (10-15 Aug 2008, Frankfurt, Germany)
Ion microprobe U-Pb dating of phosphates in lunar basaltic meteorites (2008-03-10)
Terada, K.; Sasaki, Y.; Oka, Y.; Tanabe, A.; Fujikawa, N.; Tanikawa, S.; Sano, Y.; Anand, M. and Taylor, L. A.
In : 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (10-14 Mar 2008, League City, Texas, USA)
Timing and duration of mare basalt magmatism: constraints from lunar samples (2008-03)
Anand, M. and Terada, K.
In : 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (10-14 Mar 2008, Houston, Texas, USA)
Mineralogical and geochemical investigations of mare basalts from the Appollo Collection (2008)
Hallis, L. J.; Anand, M. ; Russell, S. S.; Terada, K.; Rogers, N. and Hammond, S.
In : 71st Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting (28 July-01 Aug 2008, Matsue, Japan)
Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Shergottite RBT 04262 (2008)
Anand, M.; James, S.; Greenwood, R. C.; Johnson, D.; Franchi, I. A. and Grady, M. M.
In : 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX) (10-14 March 2008, League City, Texas, USA) (p 2173)
Fe isotopic composition of inner solar system materials: The fit of Martian basalts and minerals (2007-08)
Anand, M.; Poitrasson, F. and Grady, M. M.
In : Goldschmidt Conference 2007 (19-25 August 2007, Cologne, Germany)
Petrography and bulk composition of Miller Range 05035: a new lunar VLT gabbro (2007-03)
Joy, K. H.; Anand, M.; Crawford, I. A. and Russell, S. S.
In : 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Confernce (12-16 March 2007, Houston, USA)
Compositional analysis of the very-low-Ti mare basalt component of NWA 773 and comparison with low-Ti basalts, LAP03632 and LAP02436 (2007-03)
Hallis, L. H.; Joy, K. H.; Anand, M. and Russell, S. S.
In : 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (12-16 March 2007, Houston, USA)
Alteration of the Nakhlite Lava Pile: was water on the surface, seeping down, or at depth, percolating up? Evidence (such as it is) from carbonates (2007)
Grady, Monica M.; Anand, M.; Gilmour, M. A.; Watson, J. S. and Wright, I. P.
In : 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (12-16 March 2007, League City, Texas, USA)
Fe isotopic composition of Martian meteorites and some terrestrial analogues (2006)
Anand, M.; Russell, S. S.; Blackhurst, R. and Grady, M. M.
In : 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (13-17 March 2006, Houston, Texas, USA)
Dust from collisions in circumstellar disks: similarities to meteoritic materials? (2006)
Morlok, A.; Köhler, M.; Anand, M.; Kirk, C. and Grady, M. M.
In : 69th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (6-11 August 2006, Zurich, Switzerland)
Dust from collisions: mid-infrared absorbance spectroscopy of Martian meteorites (2006)
Morlok, A.; Anand, M. and Grady, M. M.
In : 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (13-17 March 2006, Houston, Texas, USA)
Ar-Ar age and halogen characteristics of nakhlite MIL 03346: records of crustal processes on Mars (2006)
Anand, M.; Burgess, R.; Fernandes, V. and Grady, M. M.
In : 69th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (6-11 August 2006, Zurich, Switzerland)
Fe isotopic composition of Martian meteorites (2005)
Anand, M.; Russell, S. S.; Mullane, E. and Grady, M. M.
In : 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (14-18 March 2005, Houston, Texas, USA)

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