Dr. Larry G Evans

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Dr. Larry G Evans

  • ASTROPHYSICIST
  • 301.286.5759 | 301.286.1683
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Brief Bio

    PhD., 1971, Applied Physics, Northwestern University; B.S., 1965, M.S., 1967, Purdue University
    National Research Council Post-Doctoral Research NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 1971-1973

    Research Interests

    Research areas: Primary research interests are geochemical analysis of planetary bodies in the solar system using gamma-ray, x-ray and neutron spectroscopy.


    Awards

    NASA Group Achievement Awards, 1988 (for IUE satellite operations management)
    1993 (for the Mars Observer GRS instrument development)
    2002 (for NEAR-Shoemaker mission)
    2003 (for Mars Odyssey mission)
    2009, 2011 (for MESSENGER mission)
    2010, 2013 (for the LRO mission)

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Evans, L. G., R. D. Starr, P. N. Peplowski, et al. E. A. Rhodes, D. J. Lawrence, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, S. Z. Weider, W. V. Boynton, D. K. Hamara, and J. O. Goldsten. 2012. "Major-element abundances on the surface of Mercury: Results from the MESSENGER Gamma-ray Spectrometer." Journal of Geophysical Research, 117 (E00l07): [10.1029/2012JE004178]

    Litvak, M., I. R. Mitrofanov, W. Boynton, et al. G. Chin, G. Droege, L. Evans, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, K. Harshman, T. McClanahan, A. Malakhov, M. Mokrousov, E. Mazarico, G. Milikh, G. A. Neumann, R. Sagdeev, A. Sanin, D. Smith, R. Starr, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Global Maps of Lunar Neutron Flux from LEND Instrument." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, JE003949: 18 [10.1029/2011JE003949]

    Sanin, A., I. Mitrofanov, M. Litvak, et al. A. Malakhov, W. Boynton, G. Chin, G. Droege, L. Evans, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, K. Harshman, T. McClanahan, M. Mokrousov, E. Mazarico, G. Milikh, G. A. Neumann, R. Sagdeev, D. Smith, R. Starr, and M. Zuber. 2012. "Testing lunar permanently shadowed regions for water ice: LEND results from LRO." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, 117: E00H26 [ 10.1029/2011JE003971]

    Mitrofanov, I., A. Sanin, W. Boynton, et al. G. Chin, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, L. G. Evans, K. Harshman, A. Kozyrev, M. Litvak, A. Malakhov, E. M. Mazarico, T. P. Mcclanahan, G. Milikh, M. Mokrousov, G. Nandikotkur, G. A. Neumann, I. Nuzhdin, R. Sagdeev, V. Shevchenko, V. Shvetsov, D. E. Smith, R. D. Starr, V. Tretyakov, J. I. Trombka, D. Usikov, A. Varenikov, A. Vostrukhin, and M. T. Zuber. 2010. "Hydrogen Mapping of the Lunar South Pole Using the LRO Neutron Detector Experiment LEND." Science, 330: 483 [10.1126/science.1185696]

    Brief Bio

    PhD., 1971, Applied Physics, Northwestern University; B.S., 1965, M.S., 1967, Purdue University
    National Research Council Post-Doctoral Research NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 1971-1973

    Refereed

    Evans, L. G., R. D. Starr, P. N. Peplowski, et al. E. A. Rhodes, D. J. Lawrence, T. J. McCoy, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague, K. R. Stockstill-Cahill, S. Z. Weider, W. V. Boynton, D. K. Hamara, and J. O. Goldsten. 2012. "Major-element abundances on the surface of Mercury: Results from the MESSENGER Gamma-ray Spectrometer." Journal of Geophysical Research 117 (E00l07): [10.1029/2012JE004178]

    Litvak, M., I. R. Mitrofanov, W. Boynton, et al. G. Chin, G. Droege, L. Evans, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, K. Harshman, T. McClanahan, A. Malakhov, M. Mokrousov, E. Mazarico, G. Milikh, G. A. Neumann, R. Sagdeev, A. Sanin, D. Smith, R. Starr, and M. T. Zuber. 2012. "Global Maps of Lunar Neutron Flux from LEND Instrument." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH JE003949 18 [10.1029/2011JE003949]

    Sanin, A., I. Mitrofanov, M. Litvak, et al. A. Malakhov, W. Boynton, G. Chin, G. Droege, L. Evans, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, K. Harshman, T. McClanahan, M. Mokrousov, E. Mazarico, G. Milikh, G. A. Neumann, R. Sagdeev, D. Smith, R. Starr, and M. Zuber. 2012. "Testing lunar permanently shadowed regions for water ice: LEND results from LRO." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH 117 E00H26 [ 10.1029/2011JE003971]

    Mitrofanov, I., A. Sanin, W. Boynton, et al. G. Chin, J. Garvin, D. Golovin, L. G. Evans, K. Harshman, A. Kozyrev, M. Litvak, A. Malakhov, E. M. Mazarico, T. P. Mcclanahan, G. Milikh, M. Mokrousov, G. Nandikotkur, G. A. Neumann, I. Nuzhdin, R. Sagdeev, V. Shevchenko, V. Shvetsov, D. E. Smith, R. D. Starr, V. Tretyakov, J. I. Trombka, D. Usikov, A. Varenikov, A. Vostrukhin, and M. T. Zuber. 2010. "Hydrogen Mapping of the Lunar South Pole Using the LRO Neutron Detector Experiment LEND." Science 330 483 [10.1126/science.1185696]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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