Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Chang’e-5 Mission

  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., Wöhler C., Bugiolacchi R., Wilhelm T., Althoff S., Ye B., He Q., Yuan Y., Zhao S., 2021. Copernican-aged (<200 Ma) Impact Ejecta at the Chang’e-5 Landing Site: Statistical Evidence from Crater Morphology, Morphometry and Degradation Models. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095341. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL095341
  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., Wilson L., 2021. The Long Sinuous Rille System in Northern Oceanus Procellarum and Its Relation to the Chang’e-5 Returned Samples. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL092663. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL092663
  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Wang Q., Head J.W., Yang R., Kang Y., van der Bogert C.H., Hiesinger H., Lai X., Wang G., Pang Y., Zhang N., Yuan Y., He Q., Huang J., Zhao J., Wang J., Zhao S., 2021. China’s Chang’e-5 landing site: Geology, stratigraphy, and provenance of materials. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 561, 116855. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116855
  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., van der Bogert C.H., Hiesinger H., Wilson L., 2021. Young lunar mare basalts in the Chang’e-5 sample return region, northern Oceanus Procellarum. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 555, 116702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116702
  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Yin S., Zhang M., Zhao S., Pang Y., Wang J., Wang G., Head J.W., 2020. The regolith properties of the Chang’e-5 landing region and the ground drilling experiments using lunar regolith simulants. Icarus, 337, 113508. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113508
  • Qian Y., Xiao L., Zhao S., Zhao J., Huang J., Flahaut J., Martinot M., Head J.W., Hiesinger H., Wang G., 2018. Geology and Scientific Significance of the Rümker Region in Northern Oceanus Procellarum: China’s Chang’E-5 Landing Region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 123, 1407–1430. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JE005595
  • He Q., Li Y., Baziotis I., Qian Y., Xiao L., Wang Z., Zhang W., Luo B., Neal C. R., Day J.M.D., Pan F., She Z., Wu X., Hu Z., Zong K., Wang L., 2022. Detailed petrogenesis of the unsampled Oceanus Procellarum: The case of the Chang’e-5 mare basalts. Icarus, 115082. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2022.115082
  • Xiao L., Qian Y., Wang Q., Wang Q., 2021. CHAPTER 9 – The Chang’e-5 mission, in: Longobardo, A.B.T. (Ed.), Sample Return Missions. Elsevier, pp. 195–206. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818330-4.00009-4
  • Meng Z., Lei J., Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., Chen S., Cheng W., Shi J., Ping J., Kang Z., 2020. Thermophysical Features of the Rümker Region in Northern Oceanus Procellarum: Insights from CE-2 CELMS Data. Remote Sensensing, 12, 3272. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12193272

Chang’e-4 Mission

  • Yuan Y., Zhu P., Xiao L., Huang J., Garnero E.J., Deng J., Wang F., Qian Y., Zhao N., Wang W., Li W., 2021. Intermittent volcanic activity detected in the Von Kármán crater on the farside of the Moon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 569, 117062. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117062
  • Huang J., Xiao Z., Xiao L., Horgan B., Hu X., Lucey P., Xiao X., Zhao S., Qian Y., Zhang H., Li C., Xu R., He Z., Yang J., Xue B., He Q., Zhong J., Lin H., Huang C., Xie J., 2020. Diverse rock types detected in the lunar South Pole–Aitken Basin by the Chang’E-4 lunar mission. Geology 48, 723–727. https://doi.org/10.1130/G47280.1

Tianwen-1 Mission

  • Ye B.†, Qian Y.†, Xiao L., Michalski J.R., Li Y., Wu B., Qiao L., 2021. Geomorphologic exploration targets at the Zhurong landing site in the southern Utopia Planitia of Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 576, 117199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117199

Planetary Volcanism

  • Zhao S., Qian Y., Xiao L., Zhao J., He Q., Huang J., Wang J., Chen H., Xu W., 2022. Lunar Mare Fecunditatis: A Science-Rich Region and a Concept Mission for Long-Distance Exploration. Remote Sensing, 14, no. 5: 1062. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14051062

PDFs of all peer-reviewed publications are available here

Selected Conferences

  1. Qian Y., Head J.W., Wilson L., Xiao L., 2021. The Longest Sinuous Rille on the Moon (Rima Sharp) and Its Relationship to the Young Procellarum Mare Basalts: Implications for the Chang’e-5 Returned Samples, in: 52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #2492.
  2. Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., van der Bogert C.H., Hiesinger H., Wilson L., Yuan Y., 2021. China’s Chang’e-5 Landing Site: An Overview, in: 52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1306.
  3. Qian Y., Xiao L., Head J.W., 2020. The Young Mare Basalts in Chang’E 5 Mission Landing Region, Northern Oceanus Procellarum, in: 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1459.
  4. Xiao L., Qian Y.Q., Wang J., Huang J., Zhao J.N., Xiao Z.Y., 2019. First and Historic Lunar Far Side Landing and Exploration of China’s Chang’E-4 Mission, in: 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1538.
  5. Qian Y., Xiao L., Pang Y., Wang G., Zhao S., 2019. The Regolith Properties of the Rümker Region of the Moon (Chang’e-5 Landing Region) and the Ground Drilling Simulation, in: 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #2217.
  6. Qian Y., Xiao L., Yin S., Zhang M., Zhao S., Pang Y., Wang J., Wang G., 2019. The Regolith Properties of the Chang’e-5 Landing Region and the Ground Drilling Experiments Using Lunar Regolith Simulants, In: 4th International Conference on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration. pp. 228.
  7. Qian Y., Xiao L., Pang Y., (2018). Regolith Properties and Engineering Constraints of the China’s Chang’e-5 Landing Region on the Moon, In: 5th Annual Meeting of Chinese Geoscience Union. pp. 2698.
  8. Qian Y., Xiao L., Zhao J., Zhao S., Head J.W., Flahaut J., Martinot M., Hiesinger H., Wang G., Huang J., 2018. Geology and Science Value of the Rümker Region in Northern Procellarum: Candidate Sample Return Area of the Chang’e-5 Lunar Mission, in: 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Abstract #1433.

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