Technical Publications

Paul Estrada
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Thrust Chair

 

Estrada, P. R., & Cuzzi, J. N., 2015. Global Evolution of Solids in the Nebula: the Role of Porosity in Particle Growth and Radial Migration. Presented at the 47th DPS Meeting, 2015, November 8-13, National Harbor, MD.

Estrada, P. R., Cuzzi, J. N., & Morgan, D. A., 2015. Global Modeling of Nebulae with Particle Growth, Drift and Evaporation Fronts. I: Methodology and Typical Results. Submitted to ApJ.  eprint arXiv:1506.01420.

Estrada, P. R., Durisen, R. H., Cuzzi, J. N., & Morgan, D. A., 2015. Combined structural and compositional evolution of planetary rings due to micrometeoroid impacts and ballistic transport. Icarus 252, 415-439.

Estrada, P. R., & Durisen, R. H., 2014. Evolution of structure and composition in Saturn’s rings due to ballistic transport of micrometeoroid impact ejecta. Presented (invited) at the EPSC Meeting, 2014, September 7-12, Estoril, Cascais, Portugal.

 

Estrada, P. R., & Cuzzi, J. N., 2014. The influence of evaporation fronts on the global evolution of solids and gas in the protoplanetary nebula. 45th LPSC Meeting, March 17-21 at The Woodlands, TX. No. 1777.

Cuzzi, J. N., Estrada, P. R., & Davis, S. S., 2014. Utilitarian opacity model for aggregate particles in protoplanetary nebulae and exoplanet atmospheres. Astrophys. J. Supp. 210, article id. 21, 18 pp.

Estrada, P. R., Durisen, R. H., & Cuzzi, J. N., 2013. The effects of micrometeoroid bombardment and ballistic transport on the C ring’s structure. 45th DPS Meeting, October 6-11, Denver, CO. #210.15.

Estrada, P. R., 2011. On the origins of satellites around gas giant planets. Presented (invited) at the 46th ESLAB Meeting, “Formation and Evolution of Moons”, June 25-28, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2011. On the origins of the Saturnian moon-ring system. 42nd LPSC Meeting, March 7-11, at The Woodlands, TX. No. 1609.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2011. Titan’s accretion and long term thermal history. 42nd LPSC Meeting, March 7-11, at The Woodlands, TX. No. 1608.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2010. Is Titan like Ganymede or like Callisto? 42nd DPS Meeting, October 3-8, Pasadena, CA. #61.07.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2010. Titan’s cold accretion and its internal structure. 42nd DPS Meeting, October 3-8, Pasadena, CA. #61.06.

Mosqueira, I., Estrada, P. R., & Turrini, D., 2010. Planetesimals and satellitesimals: Formation of the satellite systems. Spa. Sci. Rev. 153, 431-446.

Mosqueira, I. Estrada, P. R., & Charnoz, S., 2010. Deciphering the origin of the regular satellites of gaseous giants – Iapetus: The Rosetta ice-moon. Icarus 207, 448-460.

Estrada, P. R., & Durisen, R. H., 2010. An improved model for the modeling the coupled structural and compositional evolution of Saturn’s rings due to meteoroid bombardment. 41st LPSC Meeting, March 1-5, at The Woodlands, TX. No. 1533.

Estrada, P. R., Mosqueira, I., & Charnoz, S., 2009. The Ganymede, Titan, Callisto, Iapetus trend: interpretation of Iapetus’ composition. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA. #P51C-1148.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2009. The Ganymede, Titan, Callisto, Iapetus trend: interpretation of Titan’s moment of inertia. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting, 2009, San Francisco, CA. #P43F-08.

Estrada, P. R., & Cuzzi, J. N., 2009. A faster model for coagulative growth in nebular and subnebular environments. 40th LPSC Meeting, March 23-27, at The Woodlands, TX. No. 1241.

Charnoz, S., Dones, L., Esposito, L. W., Estrada, P. R., & Hedman, M. M., 2009. Origin and evolution of Saturn’s ring system. In Saturn from Cassini/Huygens (Dougherty, M. K., Esposito, L. W., Krimigis, S. M., eds.), Springer Science + Business Media B. V., pp. 537-575.

Johnson, T. V. & Estrada, P. R., 2009. Origin of the Saturn system. In. Saturn from Cassini/Huygens (Dougherty, M. K., Esposito, L. W., Krimigis, S. M., eds.), Springer Science + Business Media B. V., pp. 55-74.

Estrada, P. R., Mosqueira, I., Lissauer, J. J., D’Angelo, G., & Cruikshank, D. P., 2009. Formation of Jupiter and conditions for accretion of the Galilean satellites. In Europa (Pappalardo, R. T., McKinnon, W. B., Khurana, K. K., eds.) University of Arizona Press, Tucson, pp. 27-58.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2008. Origin of the regular satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. Mass and composition constraints. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2008, San Francisco, CA. #P21B-03.

Estrada, P. R., & Cuzzi, J. N., 2008. Solving the coagulation equation by the moments method. Astrophys. J. 682, 515-526.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2006. A gas-poor planetesimal capture model for the formation of giant planet satellite systems. Icarus 181, 486-509.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2006. Jupiter’s obliquity and a long-lived circumplanetary disk. Icarus 180, 93-97.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2005. A gas-poor planetesimal feeding model for the formation of giant planet satellite systems: consequences for the atmosphere of Titan. 36th LPSC Meeting, March 14-18, in League City, TX. No. 2053.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2005. On the origin of the saturnian satellite system: did Iapetus form in-situ? 36th LPSC Meeting, March 14-18, in League City, TX. No. 1951.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2004. Phoebe and the icy Saturnian satellites: implications for satellite origins. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2004, San Francisco, CA. #P43B-06.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2004. A gas-poor planetesimal feeding model for the formation of giant planet satellite systems: prediction for the composition of Iapetus. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2004, San Francisco, CA. #P43B-04.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2004. A gas-poor planetesimal feeding model for the formation of giant planet satellite systems: constraints on the planetesimal size distribution. 36th DPS Meeting, November 8-12, Louisville, KY. #44.01.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2004. Phoebe and icy Saturnian satellites: implications for satellite origins. 36th DPS Meeting, November 8-12, Louisville, KY. #40.13.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2004. On the final mass of giant planets. 35th LPSC Meeting, March 15-19, in League City, TX. No. 1854.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2004. When push comes to shove: gap-opening, disk clearing and the in-situ formation of giant planets. 35th LPSC Meeting, March 15-19, in League City, TX. No. 1432.

Estrada, P. R., Cuzzi, J. N., and Showalter, M. R., 2003. Voyager color photometry of Saturn’s main rings: a correction. Icarus 166, 212-222.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2003. Are giant planet satellites mini-solar systems? Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2003, San Francisco, CA. #P51F-05.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2003. Time and length scales for planetary and satellite gas disk clearing. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2003, San Francisco, CA. #P51F-01.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2003b. Formation of the regular satellites of giant planets in an extended gaseous nebula II: satellite migration and survival. Icarus 163, 232-255.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2003a. Formation of the regular satellites of giant planets in an extended gaseous nebula I:  subnebula model and accretion of satellites. Icarus 163, 198-231.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2003. Planetary growth: from the gap-opening mass to the final mass of the planet. 34th DDA Meeting, Ithaca, NY. #12.02.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2003. Constraints on the size of the circumplanetary gas disk. 34th DDA Meeting, Ithaca, NY. #11.02.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2003. A gas-poor planetesimal feeding model for the formation of giant planet satellite systems: disk size and formation timescale. 35th DPS Meeting, September 1-6, Monterey, CA. #25.09.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2003. Planetesimal break-up and the feeding of solids to the satellite disk: consequences for the formation timescale and composition of the satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. 34th LPSC Meeting, March 17-21, in League City, TX. No. 1832.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2003. Gap-opening, disk clearing, and the survival of the regular satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. 34th LPSC Meeting, March 17-21, in League City, TX. No. 1820.

Mosquiera, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2002. Apse alignment of the Uranian rings. Icarus 158, 545-556.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2002. Formation of the regular satellites in a two-component, extended gaseous subnebula: predictions for the Cassini mission. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2002, San Francisco, CA. #P72B-0495.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2002. Gap-opening and the survival and composition of the Galilean satellites. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting 2002, San Francisco, CA. #P12C-05.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2002. Gap opening as a probe of circumsolar and circumplanetary gas disk properties. 34th DPS Meeting, October, Birmingham, AL. #28.11.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2001. Satellite migration and the evolution of the gas disk. 33rd DPS Meeting, November, New Orleans, LA. #25.03.

Estrada, P. R., & Mosqueira, I., 2001. Satellite torques in a two-component giant planet subnebula. 33rd DPS Meeting, November, New Orleans, LA. #25.02.

Mosqueira, I., Estrada, P. R., Cuzzi, J. N., & Squyres, S. W., 2001. Circumjovian disk clearing after gap-opening and the formation of a partially differentiated Callisto. 32nd LPSC Meeting, March 12-16, Houston, TX. No. 1989.

Mosqueira, I., Estrada, P. R., & Chambers, J. E., 2000. Satellitesimal feeding and the formation of regular satellites. 32nd DPS Meeting, October, Pasadena, CA. #53.13.

Cuzzi, J. N., French, R. G., Dones, L., Estrada, P. R., & Showalter, M. R., 2000. Multicolor photometry os Saturn’s main rings from HST and Voyager: color variations with phase and opening angle, location and optical depth. 32nd DPS Meeting, October, Pasadena, CA. #48.05.

Mosqueira, I., & Estrada, P. R., 2000. New dynamical mass estimate of the Uranian alpha ring. 31st DDA Meeting, April 9-12, Yosemite Valley, CA. #08.06.

Estrada, P. R., & Squyres, S. W., 1999. Freezing of a liquid H20 layer on Europa. News Letter of the Astronomical Society of New York, 5, p. 28.

Mosqueira, I., Estrada, P. R., & Brookshaw, L., 1999. Hydrodynamical simulations of narrow planetary rings. I. Scaling. Icarus 139, 260-285.

Cuzzi, J. N., & Estrada, P. R., 1998. Compositional evolution of Saturn’s rings due to meteoroid bombardment. Icarus 132, 1-35.

Estrada, P. R., & Cuzzi, J. N., 1996. Voyager observations of the color of Saturn’s rings. Icarus 122, 251-272. Erratum, Icarus 125, 474.

Mosqueira, I., Estrada, P. R., & Brookshaw, L., 1996. Hydrodynamical simulations of the Uranian rings. 28th DPS Meeting, October, Tucson, AZ. #18.14.

Cuzzi, J. N., & Estrada, P. R., 1996. Compositional evolution of Saturn’s rings: ice, tholin and “Chiron” –dust. 28th DPS Meeting, October, Tucson, AZ. #18.06.

Cuzzi, J. N., Estrada, P. R., and Bode, P., 1992. Color, composition, and age at the B-C boundary. 24th DPS Meeting,  October, Munich, Germany. #44.07.

Cuzzi, J. N., Estrada, P. R., & Bode, P., 1991. Color variation and material transport in Saturn’s rings. 23rd DPS Meeting, November, Palo Alto, CA. BAAS 23, p. 1180.