Conference & meeting contributions

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Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2015) Numerically modeling mercurian impacts: The formation of Caloris basin and the origin of its low-reflectance material, Bridging the Gap III: Impact Cratering in Nature, Experiments, and Modeling, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Abstract #1098 (talk).

Collins, G. S., Baker, D. M. H., Head, J. W., Potter, R. W. K. (2015) Bridging the gap between observations and numerical models of peak-ring basin formation, Bridging the Gap III: Impact Cratering in Nature, Experiments, and Modeling, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Abstract #1019.

Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2015) Numerically modeling mega-scale lunar impact basins, NASA Exploration Science Forum, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA (talk).

Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2015) Mega-scale lunar impact basins: Investigating Procellarum-sized events, 6th Annual Lunar and Small Bodies Graduate Conference, NASA Ames Research Center, CA (talk).

Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2015) Investigating the formation and structure of Mercury’s Caloris impact basin, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI, Houston, TX, Abstract #1993 (poster).

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S. (2015) Scaling of basin-sized impacts and implications for the Moon and early Earth, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI, Houston, TX, Abstract #1952 (talk).

Zhu, M.-H., Wuennemann, K., Potter, R. W. K. (2015) New estimates of the Orientale basin impactor size from modeling of the ejecta thickness distribution, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI, Houston, TX, Abstract #1770.

McGovern, P. J., Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Grange, M. L., Nemchin, A. A. (2015) Pulses of magmatic movement triggered by the South Pole-Aitken basin impact, Workshop on Early Solar System Impact Bombardment III, Houston, TX, Abstract #3027.

Potter, R. W. K. and Kring, D. A. (2015) Testing the collisional erosion hypothesis for the Hadean Earth, Workshop on the Early Solar System Impact Bombardment III, Houston, TX, Abstract #3010 (talk).

Kring, D. A., McGovern, P. J., Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Grange, M. L., Nemchin, A. A. (2015) Was an epoch of lunar magmatism triggered by the South Pole-Aitken basin impact? Workshop on the Early Solar System Impact Bombardment III, Houston, TX, Abstract #3009.
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Potter, R. W. K. and Head, J. W. (2014) Geologic observations and numerical modeling: A combined approach to understanding crater and basin formation and structure, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Abstract #P13D-3850 (poster).

Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., Potter, R. W. K., Andrews-Hanna, J. C., Besserer, J., Collins, G. S., Head, J. W., Hurwitz, D. M., Miljkovic, K., Nimmo, F., Phillips, R. J., Smith, D. E., Soderblom, J. M., Taylor, G. J., Wieczorek, M. A., and Zuber, M. T. (2014) The contribution of impact melt sheets to lunar impact basin gravity anomalies, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLV, Houston, TX, Abstract #2831.

Potter, R. W. K. and Kring, D. A. (2014) Collisional erosion: Consequences for the young Earth, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLV, Houston, TX, Abstract #2230 (talk).
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Kring, D. A., Kramer, G. Y., and Potter, R. W. K. (2013) Interpreting the depth of origin of the Schrodinger peak ring and implications for other impact basins, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Sudbury, ON, Canada, Abstract #3069.

Osinski, G. R., Ferriere, L., Kring, D. A., Anders, D., Armstrong, K., Baker, D., Bamberg, M., Beddingfield, C., Gaither, T., Harrison, T., Huber, M. S., Hurwitz, D., Jaret, S., Kramer, G., Kuriyama, Y., Lucas, M., Marion, C. L., Mercer, C., Mount, C., Neish, C., Nuhn, A., Ostrach, L., Pickersgill, A., Pilles, E., Potter, R. W. K., Ryan, A., Sharp, M., Swartz, N., Thomson, O., Veto, M., Wielicki, M. M., Wright, S., and Zanetti, M. (2013) Revisiting the distribution and properties of shatter cones at the Sudbury impact structure, Canada, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Sudbury, ON, Canada, Abstract #3061.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2013) Orientale basin: Formation processes and structure inferred from hydrocode modeling, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Sudbury, ON, Canada, Abstract #3026 (talk).

Kiefer, W. S., Potter, R. W. K., McGovern, P. J., Collins, G. S., and Kring, D. A. (2013) Thermal evolution of lunar impact basins and implications for mascon formation, Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution V, Sudbury, ON, Canada, Abstract #3009.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., and Collins, G. S. (2013) Modeling the attenuation of structural uplift beneath large lunar craters, NASA Lunar Science Forum, virtual conference (talk).

Potter, R. W. K., Cable, M. L., Cumbers, J., Gentry, D. M., Harrison, T. N., Naidu, S., Padovan, S., Parker, C. W., Reimuller, J., Shkolyar, S., Suer, T-A., Szalay, J. R., Trammell, H. J., Walker, C. C., Whitten, J. L., and Budney, C. J. (2013) Flyby of Io with Repeat Encounters (FIRE): A New Frontiers mission designed to study the most volcanic body in the Solar System, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIV, Houston, TX, Abstract #2874 (poster).

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., and Collins, G. S. (2013) The attenuation of structural uplift, with depth, beneath impact structures, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIV, Houston, TX, Abstract #2802 (talk).
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Padovan, S., Cable, M. L., Cumbers, J., Gentry, D., Harrison, T. N., Naidu, S., Parker, C. W., Potter, R. W. K., Reimuller, J., Shkolyar, S., Suer, T., Szalay, J. R., Trammell, H., Walker, C. C., and Whitten, J. (2012) Flyby of Io with Repeat Encounters (FIRE): Designing a New Frontiers mission to study the most volcanic body in the solar system, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Abstract #P51A-2014.

Potter, R. W. K. and Collins, G. S. (2012) Asteroid survivability: The importance of asteroid shape and porosity and their possible influence on the Morokweng crater-forming impact, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Abstract #P11A-1799 (poster).

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., Kring, D. A., and McGovern, P. J. (2012) Lunar impact basins: A window into basin formation in the Solar System, Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting, London, UK (poster).

Harrison, T. N., Szalay, J., Parker, C. W., Potter, R. W. K., Trammell, H., Shkolyar, S., Suer, T., Cable, M. L., Cumbers, J., Gentry, D., Naidu, S., Padovan, S., Reimuller, J., Walker, C., and Whitten, J. (2012) Scientific return of a dust analyzer at Io, International workshop on instrumentation for planetary missions, Greenbelt, MD, Abstract #1139.

Szalay, J., Suer, T., Cable, M. L., Cumbers, J., Gentry, D., Harrison, T., Naidu, S., Padovan, S., Parker, C. W., Potter, R. W. K., Reimuller, J., Shkolyar, S., Trammell, H., Walker, C., and Whitten J. (2012) NASA Planetary Science Summer School Mission to Io, Io Workshop, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2012) Numerical modeling of the Orientale basin-forming event, 5th Annual NASA Lunar Science Forum, Moffett Field, CA (talk).

Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2012) Orientale Basin: Modeling its formation, 3rd Annual Lunar Graduate Conference, Moffett Field, CA (talk), Abstract.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., and Kring, D. A. (2012) Further modeling of lunar multi-ring basin formation: Insights into thermal conditions during the lunar basin-forming epoch, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIII, Houston, TX (talk), Abstract #1383.

Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., and Kring, D. A. (2012) The collapse of super-isostasy: The thermal evolution of large lunar impact basins and a volcanic intrusion model for lunar mascon gravity anomalies, Workshop on the Early Solar System Bombardment II, Houston, TX, Abstract #4026.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., and Kring, D. A. (2012) Thermal conditions during the lunar basin-forming epoch: Insights from the numerical modeling of lunar basin-forming impacts, Workshop on the Early Solar System Bombardment II, Houston, TX, Abstract #4009 (talk).
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Kiefer, W. S., McGovern, P. J., Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., and Kring, D. A. (2011) The collapse of super-isostasy: Volcanic intrusions as an alternative model for lunar mascon gravity anomalies, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Abstract #P33G-02.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2011) Numerical modelling of lunar multi-ring basins, British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Research in Progress Meeting, University of Oxford, UK (talk).

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2011) How did they do that? Modelling the formation of the South Pole-Aitken asteroid impact basin, Imperial College Graduate School of Engineering and Physical Sciences Students’ Research Symposium, Imperial College London, UK (poster).

Kiefer, W. S., Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., McGovern, P. J., and Kring, D. A. (2011) Thermal evolution of large lunar basins: Implications for basin compensation and the duration of the lunar cataclysm, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #2349.

Gallegos, Z., Donohue, P., Hammond, N., Potter, R .W. K., and Kring, D. A. (2011) Maunder Crater: A case study of a landing site designed to full-fill multiple NRC [2007] science objectives, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #1958.

Kring, D. A., Balcerski, J., Blair, D. M., Chojnacki, M., Donohue, P. H., Drummond, S. A., Garber, J. M., Hopkins, M., Huber, M. S., Jaret, S. J., Losiak, A., Maier, A., Mitchell, J., Ong, L., Ostrach, L. R., O’Sullivan, K. M., Potter, R. W. K., Robbins, S., Shankar, B., Shea, E. K., Singer, K. N., Sori, M., Sturm, S., Willmes, M., Zanetti, M., and Wittman, A. (2011) Asymmetrical distribution of impact ejected lithologies at Barringer Meteorite Crater (aka Meteor Crater), Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #1746.

Kring, D. A., Balcerski, J., Blair, D. M., Chojnacki, M., Donohue, P. H., Drummond, S. A., Garber, J. M., Hopkins, M., Huber, M. S., Jaret, S. J., Losiak, A., Maier, A., Mitchell, J., Ong, L., Ostrach, L. R., O’Sullivan, K. M., Potter, R. W. K., Robbins, S., Shankar, B., Shea, E. K., Singer, K. N., Sori, M., Sturm, S., Willmes, M., Zanetti, M., and Wittman, A. (2011) Fold hinge in overturned Coconino sandstone and its structural displacement during the formation of Barringer Meteorite Crater (aka Meteor Crater), Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #1740.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2011) Numerical modeling of lunar multi-ring basins, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #1452 (talk).

Potter, R. W. K., Donohue, P. H., Gallegos, Z. E., Hammond, N. P., and Kring, D. A. (2011) Multi-ring basins: Where and how to best determine their structure, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLII, Houston, TX, Abstract #1445 (poster).

Donohue, P., Potter, R. W. K., Gallegos, Z., Hammond, N., Neal, C. R., and Kring, D. A. (2011) The importance of lunar sample return in determining the nature of ejecta, The Importance of Solar System Sample Return Missions to the Future of Planetary Science, Houston, TX, Abstract #5035.
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Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2010) Numerical modelling of the South Pole-Aitken basin: Constraining impact magnitude, 8th Annual United Kingdom Planetary Forum Early Career Scientist’s Meeting, Royal Astronomical Society, London, UK (talk).

Collins, G. S., Potter, R. W. K., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2010) Modelling the South Pole-Aitken basin impact, The Ries Crater, The Moon, and The Future of Human Space Exploration, Nördlingen, Germany, Abstract #7023.

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Kring, D. A., Kiefer, W. S., and McGovern, P. J. (2010) Constraining the size of the South Pole-Aitken basin impact, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLI, Houston, TX, Abstract #1700 (talk).

Potter, R. W. K. and Collins, G. S. (2009) Hydrocode modelling of the formation of the South Pole-Aitken basin, British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Research in Progress Meeting, Imperial College London, UK, Abstract booklet p.28 (talk).

Potter, R. W. K., Collins, G. S., Elbeshausen, D., and Wünnemann, K. (2009) The effect of asteroid shape, velocity and target material on asteroid survivability, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XL, Houston, TX, Abstract #1610 (poster).

Collins, G. S. and Potter, R. W. K. (2008) Fighting fire with fire: Asteroid deflection by direct impact, Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting, London, UK.

Potter, R. W. K. and McPherron, R. (2007) A search for magnetic storms without substorms in the main phase, Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) Summer Workshop, Midway, UT (poster).

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