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Wood Presents Several Papers at Planetary and Lunar Science Meeting

Tue Apr 2 2013

Dr. Charles A. "Chuck" Wood, director of the Center for Educational Technologies at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV, presented a paper and a poster and also was coauthor of three other presentations at the 44th annual Planetary and Lunar Science Conference held March 18-22 at The Woodlands, TX.

Woods, a lunar scientist who has written five books, three about the Moon, served as lead author on "Morphological Evidence for Former Seas Near Titan's South Pole." This research on one of Saturn's moons was completed as part of his work for the Planetary Science Institute in Tuscon, AZ.

Wood's poster was titled "V Is for Vents: Cloud-Sourcing the Discovery, Description, Dimensions, and Distribution of Lunar V-Vents ."

He was coauthor on two other papers about Titan: "Alluvial Fans on Titan Reveal Materials, Processes, and Regional Conditions" and "Topographic Mapping of Titan: Completion of a Global Radargrammetric Control Network Opens the Floodgates for Stereo DTM Production."

He also was a coauthor on a paper about planetary nomenclature, "Planetary Nomenclature: An Overview."