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Pasquale Tricarico
Planetary Science Institute
1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd. #106
Tucson, AZ 85719
USA

tel: +1 520 547-3954
email: tricaric@psi.edu

Pasquale Tricarico, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist
Planetary Science Institute

Publications

A Study of Dust and Gas at Mars from Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
M.S.P. Kelley, T.L. Farnham, D. Bodewits, P. Tricarico, D. Farnocchia, ApJL, 792, L16 (6pp), 2014.

Trajectory analysis for the nucleus and dust of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
D. Farnocchia, S.R. Chesley, P.W. Chodas, P. Tricarico, M.S.P. Kelley, T. Farnham, ApJ, 790, 114 (7pp), 2014.

Delivery of dust grains from comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) to Mars
P. Tricarico, N.H. Samarasinha, M.V. Sykes, J.-Y. Li, T.L. Farnham, M.S.P. Kelley, D. Farnocchia, R. Stevenson, J.M. Bauer, R.E. Lock, ApJL, 787, L35 (5pp), 2014.

Multi-Layer Hydrostatic Equilibrium of Planets and Synchronous Moons: Theory and Application to Ceres and to Solar System Moons
P. Tricarico, ApJ, 782, 99 (12pp), 2014.

The Vesta Gravity Field, Spin Pole and Rotation Period, Landmark Positions, and Ephemeris from the Dawn Tracking and Optical Data
A.S. Konopliv, S.W. Asmar, R.S. Park, B.G. Bills, F. Centinello, A. Chamberlin, A. Ermakov, R. Gaskell, N. Rambaux, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, D.E. Smith, P. Tricarico, M.T. Zuber, Icarus, 2013, in press, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.09.005

Global Gravity Inversion of Bodies with Arbitrary Shape
P. Tricarico, Geophysical Journal International 195, 260-275, 2013.

Elemental Mapping by Dawn Reveals Exogenic H in Vesta's Regolith
T.H. Prettyman, D.W. Mittlefehldt, N. Yamashita, D.J. Lawrence, A.W. Beck, W.C. Feldman, T.J. McCoy, H.Y. McSween, M.J. Toplis, T.N. Titus, P. Tricarico, R.C. Reedy, J.S. Hendricks, O. Forni, L. Le Corre, J.-Y. Li, H. Mizzon, V. Reddy, C.A. Raymond, C.T. Russell, Science 338, 242, 2012.

Dawn at Vesta: Testing the Protoplanetary Paradigm
C.T. Russell, C.A. Raymond, A. Coradini, H.Y. McSween, M.T. Zuber, A. Nathues, M.C. De Sanctis, R. Jaumann, A.S. Konopliv, F. Preusker, S.W. Asmar, R.S. Park, R. Gaskell, H.U. Keller, S. Mottola, T. Roatsch, J.E.C. Scully, D.E. Smith, P. Tricarico, M.J. Toplis, U.R. Christensen, W.C. Feldman, D.J. Lawrence, T.J. McCoy, T.H. Prettyman, R.C. Reedy, M.V. Sykes, T.N. Titus, Science 336, 684, 2012.

Vesta's Shape and Morphology
R. Jaumann, D.A. Williams, D.L. Buczkowski, R.A. Yingst, F. Preusker, H. Hiesinger, N. Schmedemann, T. Kneissl, J.B. Vincent, D.T. Blewett, B.J. Buratti, U. Carsenty, B.W. Denevi, M.C. De Sanctis, W.B. Garry, H.U. Keller, E. Kersten, K. Krohn, J.-Y. Li, S. Marchi, K.D. Matz, T.B. McCord, H.Y. McSween, S.C. Mest, D.W. Mittlefehldt, S. Mottola, A. Nathues, G. Neukum, D.P. O'Brien, C.M. Pieters, T.H. Prettyman, C.A. Raymond, T. Roatsch, C.T. Russell, P. Schenk, B.E. Schmidt, F. Scholten, K. Stephan, M.V. Sykes, P. Tricarico, R. Wagner, M.T. Zuber, H. Sierks, Science 336, 687, 2012.

The Dynamical Environment of Dawn at Vesta
P. Tricarico, M.V. Sykes, Planetary and Space Science 58, 1516-1525, 2010.

On the asteroid belt's orbital and size distribution
B.J. Gladman, D.R. Davis, C. Neese, R. Jedicke, G. Williams, J.J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, H. Scholl, M. Holman, B. Warrington, G. Esquerdo, P. Tricarico, Icarus 202, 104-118, 2009.

Near-Earth asteroids detection rate with LISA
P. Tricarico, Classical and Quantum Gravity 26, 085003, 2009.

Figure-figure interaction between bodies having arbitrary shapes and mass distributions: a power series expansion approach
P. Tricarico, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 100, 319-330, 2008.

A numerical study of the 2:1 planetary resonance
F. Marzari, H. Scholl, P. Tricarico, Astronomy and Astrophysics 453, 341-348, 2006.

Exoplanetary formation in S-type binary star systems
D. Turrini, M. Barbieri, F. Marzari, P. Thebault, P. Tricarico, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana Supplement 9, 186, 2006.

The Instability of Venus Trojans
H. Scholl, F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, Astronomical Journal 130, 2912-2915, 2005.

Frequency map analysis of the 3/1 resonance between planets b and c in the 55 Cancri system
F. Marzari, H. Scholl, P. Tricarico, Astronomy and Astrophysics 442, 359-364, 2005.

Dynamics of Mars Trojans
H. Scholl, F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, Icarus 175, 397-408, 2005.

Planetary Formation and Orbital Stability in Binary Star Systems
D. Turrini, M. Barbieri, F. Marzari, P. Thebault, P. Tricarico, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana Supplement 6, 172, 2005.

Planetary formation and orbital stability in the gamma-Cephei system
D. Turrini, M. Barbieri, F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana Supplement 5, 127, 2004.

The MATROS project: Stability of Uranus and Neptune Trojans. The case of 2001 QR322
F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, H. Scholl, Astronomy and Astrophysics 410, 725-734, 2003.

Correlation between gamma ray bursts and gravitational wave bursts: the AURIGA complete data analysis
P. Tricarico, A. Ortolan, P. Fortini, Classical and Quantum Gravity 20, 3523-3531, 2003.

Stability of Jupiter Trojans investigated using frequency map analysis: the MATROS project
F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, H. Scholl, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 345, 1091-1100, 2003.

Clues to the origin of Jupiter's Trojans: the libration amplitude distribution
F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, H. Scholl, Icarus 162, 453-459, 2003.

Saturn Trojans: Stability Regions in the Phase Space
F. Marzari, P. Tricarico, H. Scholl, Astrophysical Journal 579, 905-913, 2002.

Correlation between gamma-ray bursts and gravitational waves
P. Tricarico, A. Ortolan, A. Solaroli, G. Vedovato, L. Baggio, M. Cerdonio, L. Taffarello, J. Zendri, R. Mezzena, G.A. Prodi, S. Vitale, P. Fortini, M. Bonaldi, P. Falferi, Physical Review D 63, 082002, 2001.