Publications

Papers:

  • Lawler, S.M. et al., 2018. OSSOS: XIII. Fossilized Resonant Dropouts Imply Neptune’s Migration was Grainy and Slow. Submitted to AAS journals (arXiv link)
  • Volk, K. et al., 2018. OSSOS IX: two objects in Neptune’s 9:1 resonance — implications for resonance sticking in the scattering population. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Malhotra, R., Lan, L., Volk, K., & Wang, X., 2018. Neptune’s 5:2 Resonance in the Kuiper Belt. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Yu, T.Y.M.; Murray-Clay, R.; & Volk, K., 2018. Trans-Neptunian Objects Transiently Stuck in Neptune’s Mean Motion Resonances: Numerical simulations of the current population. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Lawler, S.M. et al., 2018. OSSOS VIII. The transition between two size distribution slopes in the scattering disk. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Bannister, M.T.; Gladman, B.J.; Kavelaars, J.J.; Petit, J.M.; Volk, K.; & the OSSOS Collaboration, 2018. OSSOS: VII. 800+ trans-Neptunian objects — the full data release. Astrophysical Journal Supplements (ADS link).
  • Volk, K. & Malhotra, R., 2017. The curiously warped mean plane of the Kuiper belt. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Pike, R.E. et al., 2017. Col-OSSOS: Z band photometry reveals three distinct TNO surface types. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Shankman, C. et al., 2017. OSSOS: VI. Striking biases in the detection of large semimajor axis trans-Neptunian objects. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Bannister, M.T.; Shankman, C.; Volk, K.; et al., 2017. OSSOS: V. Diffusion in the orbit of a high-perihelion distant Solar System object. Astronomical Journal. (ADS link)
  • Fraser, W.C. et al., 2017. All Planetesimals born near the Kuiper belt formed as binaries. Nature Astronomy. (ADS link)
  • Bannister, M.T. & the OSSOS Collaboration, 2016. OSSOS: IV. Discovery of a dwarf planet candidate in the 9:2 resonance. Astronomical Journal  (ADS link)
  • Volk, K et al., 2016.  OSSOS III – Resonant Trans-Neptunian Populations: Constraints from the first quarter of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey. Astronomical Journal (ADS link)
  • Malhotra, R; Volk, K; & Wang, X., 2016. Corralling a distant planet with extreme resonant Kuiper belt objects. Astrophysical Journal Letters (ADS link)
  • Bannister, M.T.; Kavelaars, J.J.; Petit, J.M.; Gladman, B.J.; Gwyn, S.; Volk, K.; Chen, Y-T; Alexandersen, M.; & the OSSOS collaboration, 2016. The Outer Solar System Origins Survey I: design and first-quarter discoveries. Astronomical Journal  (ADS link)
  • Shankman, C. et al., 2016. OSSOS II: A sharp transition in the absolute magnitude distribution of the Kuiper belt’s scattering population.  Astronomical Journal  (ADS link)
  • Volk, K. & Gladman, B., 2015.  Consolidating and Crushing Exoplanets: Did it Happen Here? Astrophysical Journal Letters (ADS link)
  • Pike, R.E.; Kavelaars J.J.; Petit, J.M.;Gladman, B.J.; Alexandersen. M.; Volk, K; & Shankman, C.J., 2015. The 5:1 Neptune Resonance as Probed by CFEPS: Dynamics and Population. Astronomical Journal (ADS link)
  • Volk, K. & Malhotra, R., 2013.  Do Centaurs preserve their source inclinations?  Icarus (ADS link)
  • Volk, K. & Malhotra, R., 2012.  The effect of orbital evolution on the Haumea (2003 EL61) collisional family. Icarus (ADS link)
  • Volk, K. & Malhotra, R., 2011.  Inclination Mixing in the Classical Kuiper Belt. Astrophysical Journal (ADS link)
  • Volk, K. & Malhotra, R., 2008.  The Scattered Disk as the Source of the Jupiter Family Comets. Astrophysical Journal (ADS link)
  • Cui, J., Yelle, R.V., & Volk, K., 2008.  Distribution and escape of molecular hydrogen in Titan’s thermosphere and exosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research (ADS link)

Selected Conference Proceedings

  • 2018: K. Volk et al. Two objects in Neptune’s 9:1 resonance — implications for resonance sticking in the scattering population. DDA Meeting, San Jose, CA
  • 2017: K. Volk et al. OSSOS: constraints on resonant trans-Neptunian populations from the full survey sample. DPS Meeting, Provo, UT. (ADS)
  • 2017: JJ Kavelaars et al. The Outer Solar System Origin Survey full data release orbit catalog and characterization. DPS Meeting, Provo, UT. (ADS)
  • 2017: R. Malhotra & K. Volk. The Midplane of the Kuiper Belt and Its Unexpected Warps. DPS Meeting, Provo, UT. (ADS)
  • 2017: K. Volk & R. Malhotra. The curiously warped mean plane of the Kuiper belt. ACM Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 2016: K. Volk & R. Malhotra. Evidence for a distant unseen solar system planet: Assessing the observational biases in the extreme Kuiper belt population. EPSC-DPS joint meeting, Pasadena, CA. (ADS)
  • 2016: J-M. Petit, M. T. Bannister, M. Alexandersen, Y-T. Chen, B. Gladman, S. Gwyn, JJ Kavelaars, & K. Volk. The absolute magnitude distribution of cold classical Kuiper belt objects. EPSC-DPS joint meeting, Pasadena, CA. (ADS)
  • 2016: B. Gladman, M. T. Bannister, M. Alexandersen, Y-T. Chen, S. Gwyn, JJ Kavelaars, J-M. Petit, K. Volk & the OSSOS collaboration. New features in the structure of the classical Kuiper Belt. EPSC-DPS joint meeting, Pasadena, CA. (ADS)
  • 2016: K. Volk, R. Malhotra, & X. Wang. Dynamics of the Most Distant Kuiper Belt Objects. DDA Meeting, Nashville, TN. (ADS)
  • 2015: K. Volk, et al. Resonant Trans-Neptunian Populations: Constraints from the first quarter of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey. DPS Meeting, National Harbor, MD. (ADS)
  • 2015: K. Volk & B. Gladman. Crushed Exoplanet systems: Did it happen here? AAS Meeting, Seattle, WA. (ADS)