Author(s): Harrison H. Schmitt
Co-Author(s): Bernard H. Foing, Mark Helper, Friedrich P. Horz, Jeff Plescia, Authur Snoke, Kris Zacny
Panel Selection: Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, and the Moon.
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Geological exploration by experience and highly trained field geologists provides the foundation for interpretation of lunar samples in the context of the origin and evolution of the terrestrial planets. Future lunar exploration should fully utilize the best available field geologists.