Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Terms of Use and Citation Policy


I. Terms of Use

II. Citation Policy

  • Acknowledgement of the LROC website and its resources help ensure continuing support from NASA necessary for the validation, archiving, and distribution of LROC images.

  • For news media or educational purposes, credit LROC images with the text tag NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University. If space is limited, the shorter credit NASA/GSFC/ASU is also acceptable.

  • For the utilization of PDS-delivered data in research, please cite with the following:

    • Robinson, M.S. et. al. (2010). Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) Instrument Overview, Space Science Reviews, Vol 150, pp. 81-124.

    • Humm, D.C., et. al. (2015). Flight Calibration of the LROC Narrow Angle Camera, Space Science Reviews Online, pg. 1-43.

    • Mahanti, P., et. al. (2015). Inflight Calibration of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Wide Angle Camera, Space Science Reviews Online, pg. 1-38.

    • Speyerer, E.J., et. al. (2012). In-Flight Geometric Calibration of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XXXIX-B4, pg 511-516.

    • Robinson, M.S., Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Experimental Data Record, LRO-L-LROC-2-EDR-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System (2010).

  • Further references are encouraged for specific LROC RDR products when utilized in research. Examples include (but are not all-inclusive):

    • Henriksen, M.R. et. al. (2014). Improvements to High Resolution LROC NAC Digital Terrain Models, [Abstract]. 45th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, 2851.

    • Klem, S.M. et. al. (2014). Controlled LROC Narrow Angle Camera High Resolution Mosaics, [Abstract]. 45th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, 2885.

    • Mattson, S. et. al. (2012). Exploring the Moon with LROC-NAC Stereo Anaglyphs, European Planetary Science Congress (2012).

    • Speyerer, E., et. al. (2012). A New Lunar Atlas: Mapping the Moon with the Wide Angle Camera, [Abstract]. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, P43B-1913.

    • Scholten, F. et. al., GLD100 – The Globabl Lunar 100 meter Raster DTM from LROC WAC Stereo Models, [Abstract]. 42nd Lunar Planetary Science Conference, 2046.

  • When utilizing data delivered via Lunaserv (the LROC SOC WMS implementation) in research, please cite with the following:

    • Estes, N.M. et. al. (2013). Lunaserv Web Map Service: History, Implementation Details, Development, and Uses, [Abstract]. 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 2609.

    • Robinson, M.S., Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Experimental Data Record, LRO-L-LROC-2-EDR-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System (2010).

    • Robinson, M.S. et. al. (2010). Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) Instrument Overview, Space Science Reviews, Vol 150, pp. 81-124.