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Lunar Trafficability and Mobility Studies Trafficability studies are concerned with the capacity of soils or surfaces to support and permit movement of vehicles. The application of geology to volcanic terrain trafficability studies will be of extreme importance in defining optimum lunar transportation routes. Two factors which will affect lunar trafficability are surface terrain geometry and soil (or ground) fabric. , bearing and traction capacity. In the case of terrestrial soils these factors include moisture content, state of ground, soil type, soil density, etc.

Even though landforms are commonly characterized by some range of composition and/or topographic expression, most definitions or descriptions are qualitative and genetic in nature. The present uncertainty as to the genesis of lunar landforms makes it mandatory that the qualitative, semantically controlled, geomorphic approach should not be employed. Lunar terrain studies demand semiquantitative or quantitative techniques for describing, mapping, and comparing lunar surfaces. Terrain mapping, as well as geologic mapping of the Moon, based on the interpretation of available lunar images and topographic data, is an important aspect of lunar exploration.

Asterisked volcanic extrusive entries are from Nockolds [101] and all others, except a pitchstone average from Tilley [102], are from an undated compilation by van Bemmelen [103]. The serpentine average is from Nagy and Faust [104]. D. Use of Heat and Power 1. VOLCANIC THERMAL AND POWER SOURCES Numerous changes have been observed on the lunar surface. At least three craters have had a long history of reported changes—Linné, Plato, and Alphonsus. Table VI tabulates these and other craters for which some information is available.

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