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The Moon (International Astronomical Union Symposia


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I / Introduction.- Report by the Chairman.- II / Scientific Papers.- A. Lunar Mechanics.- 1. Dynamics of the Moon.- 2. On the Inclination of the Lunar Axis.- 3. The Shape of the Moon.- 4. Some Differences between Geometrical and Dynamical Figures of the Moon.- 5. Large Disks as Representations for the Lunar Mascons with Implications Regarding Theories of Formation.- B. The Lunar Surface and its Morphology.- 6. The Geomorphic Evolution of the Lunar Surface.- 7. Erosion, Transportation and the Nature of the Maria.- 8. Radar Mapping of the Moon at 162 MHz.- C. Apollo Missions Progress.- 9. Introductory Remarks: The Apollo 14 Mission.- 10. The Apollo 14 Mission and Preliminary Results.- 11. Plans and Objectives of the Remaining Apollo Missions.- 12. Engineering Potential for Lunar Missions after Apollo.- D. Petrological Studies of the Moon.- 13. Experimental Petrology and Petrogenesis of Apollo 12 Basalts.- 14. Electron Microscopic Studies of Some Lunar Minerals.- 15. Maria Lavas, Mascons, Layered Complexes, Achondrites and the Lunar Mantle.- 16. Petrochemistry and Chemical Features of Lunar Glassy Spherules.- 17. Formation of Lunar Glassy Spherules: A Dynamical Model.- E. Lunar Tectonics.- 18. Lunar Mare Ridges, Rings and Volcanic Ring Complexes.- 19. A Possible Mechanism of the Generating of the Unusually Long Lunar Seismic Oscillations.- 20. On the Interaction between Tectonic Processes of the Earth and the Moon.- 21. On the Origin of Central Peaks in the Crater Formations Filled with Melt after Impacts.- 22. Geologic Interpretation of the Study of Lunar Rocks.- F. Physical Properties of Lunar Samples.- 23. Interferometric Studies on Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 Lunar Glass Objects.- 24. The Valence States of 3d: Transition Elements in Apollo 11 and 12 Rocks.- 25. Luminescence Excitation by Protons and Electrons, Applied to Apollo Lunar Samples.- 26. The Solar Irradiation Record in Lunar Dust Grains.- 27. Low Energy Solar Nuclear Particle Irradiation of Lunar and Meteoritic Breccias.- 28. The Thermoluminescence of Lunar Samples.- 29. The Particle Track Record of the Lunar Surface.- G. The Lunar Interior.- 30. Lunar Magnetic Field Measurements, Electrical Conductivity Calculations and Thermal Profile Inferences.- 31. Thermal Gradients in the Outer Lunar Layers.- 32. Convection in the Moon.- 33. Possible Thermal History of the Moon.- H. The Evolution of the Moon's Orbit.- 34. The Role of Occultations in the Improvement of the Lunar Ephemeris.- 35. On the Initial Distance of the Moon Forming in the Circumterrestrial Swarm.- I. Origin and Evolution of the Moon.- 36. Fluidization on the Moon and Planets.- 37. On the Possible Differences in the Bulk Chemical Composition of the Earth and the Moon Forming in the Circumterrestrial Swarm.- 38. The Origin of the Moon and Solar System.- 39. Evolution of the Moon: Recent Modification of Previous Ideas.- 40. Lunar Tidal Phenomena and the Lunar Rille System.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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