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Mary Bourke
Associate Professor, Geography

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cornwall, C., D. W. T. Jackson, M. C. Bourke & J. A. G. Cooper, Morphometric analysis of slipface processes of an aeolian dune: Implications for grain-flow dynamics, Sedimentology, 2018, p10.1111/se- Journal Article, 2018 URL TARA - Full Text

Mc Keown, L., Bourke, M.C and McElwaine, J., Experiments on Carbon Dioxide Ice Sublimation and Implications For Contemporary Surface Processes On Mars, Scientific Reports , 7, (1), 2017, p1 - 15 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.E.A., Valley-floor aeolianite in an equatorial pit crater on Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, p10.1002/2016GL071467 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Cardinale, Marco, Silvestro, Simone, Vaz, David A., Michaels, Timothy, Bourke, Mary C., Komatsu, Goro, Marinangeli, Lucia, Present-day aeolian activity in Herschel Crater, Mars, Icarus, 265, 2016, p139-148 Journal Article, 2016

Jackson D., Bourke M., Smyth T., The dune effect on sand-transporting winds on Mars, Nature Communications, 6, 2015 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI

Parteli, E.J.R., Duran, O., Bourke, M.C., Tsoar, H., Poschel, T., Herrmann, H.J, Origins of barchan dune asymmetry: Insights from numerical simulationstion, Aeolian Research, 12, 2014, p121 - 133 Journal Article, 2014

Zimbelman, J.R., Bourke, M.C., Lorenz, R.D, Recent developments in planetary Aeolian studies and their terrestrial analogs, Aeolian Research, 11, 2013, p109 - 126 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text URL

Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., McElwaine, J.N., Hugenholtz, C.H., Dundas, C.M., McEwen, A.S., Bourke, M.C., A new dry hypothesis for the formation of Martian linear gullies., Icarus., 225, (1), 2013, p526-537 Journal Article, 2013

Hansen, C. J., Byrne, S., Portyankina, S., Bourke, M.C., Dundas, C., McEwen, A., Mellon, M., Pommerol, A., and Thomas, N., Observations of the Northern Seasonal Polar Cap on Mars I. Spring Sublimation Activity and Processes: , Icarus, 225, (2), 2013, p881-897 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Geissler, PE, Stantzos, NW, Bridges, NT, Bourke, MC, Silvestro, S, Fenton, LK, Shifting sands on Mars: insights from tropical intra-crater dunes, EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, 38, (4), 2013, p407-412 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Bridges, NT, Bourke, MC, Geissler, PE, Banks, ME, Colon, C, Diniega, S, Golombek, MP, Hansen, CJ, Mattson, S, McEwen, AS, Mellon, MT, Stantzos, N, Thomson, BJ, Planet-wide sand motion on Mars, GEOLOGY, 40, (1), 2012, p31-34 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Rodriguez, A.P., Bourke, M., Tanaka, K.L., Miyamoto, H., Kargel, J., Baker, V., Fairen, A.G., Davies, R.J., Bridget, L., Santiago, R.L., Hernandez, M.Z. and Berman, D.C , Infiltration of Martian outflow floodwaters into lowland cavernous systems. , Geophysical Research Letters, 39, (22), 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Aeolian Research, Amsterdam, Elsevier, [Associate Editor], 2011-2014 Editorial Board, 2011

Travertine and tufa from Dalhousie Springs (Australia)- Implications for recognizing Martian springs in, editor(s)W.B. Garry, J.E. Bleacher , Analogs for Planetary Exploration, Geological Society of America, 2011, pp231 - 247, [Clarke, J., Bourke, M.C] Book Chapter, 2011

Hansen, C., Bourke, M.C, Bridges, N.T., Byrne, S., Colon, C., Diniega, S., Dundas, C.M., Herkenhoff, K., McEwen, A., Mellon, M.T., Portyankina, G. and Thomas, N. , Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars' Northern Polar Dunes. , Science, 331, (575), 2011 Journal Article, 2011 URL

Gardin, E, Bourke, MC, Allemand, P, Quantin, C, High albedo dune features suggest past dune migration and possible geochemical cementation of aeolian sediments on Mars, ICARUS, 212, (2), 2011, p590-596 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Viles, H., A., Ehlmann, B.L., Wilson, C., Cebula, T., Page, M. and Bourke, M.C., Simulating weathering of basalt on Mars and Earth by thermal cycling., Geophysical Research Letters, 37, (18), 2010 Journal Article, 2010 URL

Titus, T.N., Hayward, R.K. and Bourke, M.C,, Interdisciplinary research produces results in the understanding of planetary dunes., Transactions American Geophysical Union, 91, (32), 2010, p281 - 281 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Lori K. Fenton, Mark A. Bishop, Mary C. Bourke, Charles S. Bristow, Rosalyn K. Hayward, Briony H. Horgan, Nicholas Lancaster, Timothy I. Michaels, Daniela Tirsch, Timothy N. Titus, Andrew Valdez, Summary of the Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs " Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data, Alamosa, Colorado, USA, May 18"21, 2010, Aeolian Research, 2, (2-3), 2010, p173--178 Journal Article, 2010

Bourke, MC, Lancaster, N, Fenton, LK, Parteli, EJR, Zimbelman, JR, Radebaugh, J, Extraterrestrial dunes: An introduction to the special issue on planetary dune systems, Geomophology, 121, (1-2), 2010, p1-14 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Ewing, R., Peyret, A., Kocurek, G. and Bourke, M.C., Dune-field pattern formation and recent transporting winds in the Olympia Undae Dune Field, North Polar Region of Mars., Journal of Geophysical Research, 15, (E8), 2010 Journal Article, 2010 URL

Hobbs, SW, Paull, DJ, Bourke, MC, Aeolian processes and dune morphology in Gale Crater, ICARUS, 210, (1), 2010, p102-115 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

GEOMORPHOLOGY, 121, 1-2, (2010), 1 - 132p, Bourke, M., [Managing Guest Editor], 2008-2010 Journal, 2010 URL

Fenton, L.K., Bishop, M.A., Bourke, M.C., Bristow, C.S., Hayward, R.K., Horgan, B.H., Lancaster, N., Michaels, T.I., Tirsch, D., Titus, T.N., Valdez, A, Summary of the Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs -- Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data, Aeolian Research, 2, (2-3), 2010, p173 - 178 Journal Article, 2010

Fenton, L.K., Bishop, M.A., Bourke, M.C., Bristow, C.S., Hayward, R.K., Horgan, B.H., Lancaster, N., Michaels, T.I., Tirsch, D., Titus, T.N., Valdez, A., Summary of the Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs - Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data, Alamosa, Colorado, USA, May 18-21, 2010, Aeolian Research, 2, (2-3), 2010, p173-178 Journal Article, 2010

Bourke, MC, Barchan dune asymmetry: Observations from Mars and Earth, ICARUS, 205, (1), 2010, p183-197 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Timothy N. Titus, Rosalyn Kay Hayward, Mary C. Bourke, Interdisciplinary Research Produces Results in the Understanding of Planetary Dunes: Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs-Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data; Alamosa, Colorado, 18-21 May 2010, Eos Trans. AGU, 91, (32), 2010, p281--281 Journal Article, 2010 URL

Bourke, MC, Goudie, AS, Varieties of barchan form in the Namib Desert and on Mars, Aeolian Research, 1, (1-2), 2009, p45-54 Journal Article, 2009 DOI TARA - Full Text

Bourke, MC, Ewing, RC, Finnegan, D, McGowan, HA, Sand dune movement in the Victoria Valley, Antarctica, Geomophology, 109, (3-4), 2009, p148-160 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Titus, T. N., Lancaster, N., Hayward, R., Fenton, L., and Bourke, M.C , Priorities for future research on planetary dunes., Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 89, (45), 2008, p447 - 448 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Bourke, M.C, Viles, H. A., Nicoli, J., Lyew-Ayee, P., Ghent, R. and Holmlund, J. , Innovative applications of laser scanning and rapid prototype printing to rock breakdown experiments., Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33, (10), 2008, p1614 - 1621 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Feldman, W. C., Bourke, M.C, Elphic, R. C., Maurice, S., Bandfield, J., Prettyman, T. H., Diez, B., and Lawrence, D. J., Hydrogen Content of Sand Dunes within Olympia , Icarus, 196, (2), 2008, p422-432 Journal Article, 2008 URL

Ehlmann, BL, Viles, HA, Bourke, MC, Quantitative morphologic analysis of boulder shape and surface texture to infer environmental history: A case study of rock breakdown at the Ephrata Fan, Channeled Scabland, Washington, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE, 113, (F2), 2008, Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Tanaka, Kenneth L., Rodriguez, J. Alexis P., Skinner, James A., Jr., Bourke, Mary C., Fortezzo, Corey M., Herkenhoff, Kenneth E., Kolb, Eric J., Okubo, Chris H., North polar region of Mars: Advances in stratigraphy, structure, and erosional modification, Icarus, 196, (2), 2008, p318-358 Journal Article, 2008

Bourke, MC, Edgett, KS, Cantor, BA, Recent aeolian dune change on Mars, GEOMORPHOLOGY, 94, (1-2), 2008, p247-255 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Timothy N. Titus, Nick Lancaster, Rose Hayward, Lori Fenton, Mary Bourke, Priorities for Future Research on Planetary Dunes Planetary Dunes: Workshop: A Record of Climate Change; Alamogordo, New Mexico, 28 April to 2 May 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89, (45), 2008, p447--448 Journal Article, 2008

Tanaka, K. L., Rodriguez, J.A.P., Skinner, J.A., Bourke, M.C, Fortezzo, C.A., Herkenhoff, K.E., Kolbe, E.J., Okubo, C., North polar region of Mars: Advances in stratigraphy, structure, and erosional modification and possible correlations with south polar stratigraphy., Icarus, 196, 2008, p318 - 358 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Balme, M, Berman, DC, Bourke, MC, Zimbelman, JR, Transverse Aeolian Ridges (TARs) on Mars, GEOMORPHOLOGY, 101, (4), 2008, p703-720 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Fluvial Features in, editor(s)Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.A. , A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, pp23 - 47, [Bourke, M.C., Haas, R., Brearley, J.A., Viles, H., A.,] Book Chapter, 2007

Aeolian Features in, editor(s)Bourke, M.C and Viles, H.A. , A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, pp6 - 22, [Viles, H.A., Bourke, M.C] Book Chapter, 2007

Viles, Heather, Ehlmann, Bethany, Cebula, Tomasz, Wilson, Colin, Mol, Lisa, Bourke, Mary, Simulating physical weathering of basalt on Earth and Mars, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, (15), 2007, pA1068 Journal Article, 2007

Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.A., A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, 1 - 75pp Book, 2007

Weathering Features in, editor(s)Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.A. , A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, pp48 - 74, [Viles, H.A., Bourke, M.C] Book Chapter, 2007

Introduction in, editor(s)Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.A. , A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, pp1 - 5, [Bourke, M.C.] Book Chapter, 2007

Hayward, RK, Mullins, KF, Fenton, LK, Hare, TM, Titus, TN, Bourke, MC, Colaprete, A, Christensen, PR, Mars global digital dune database and initial science results, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, 112, (E11), 2007 Journal Article, 2007 DOI TARA - Full Text

Rodriguez, J.A.P., Tanaka, K., Langevin, Y., Bourke, M.C, Kargel, J., Christensen, P., Sasaki, S., Recent aeolian erosion and deposition in the north polar plateau of Mars., Mars: The International Journal of Mars Science and Exploration, 3, 2007, p29 - 41 Journal Article, 2007 DOI TARA - Full Text

Hasiotis, S.T. and Bourke, M.C , Continental trace fossils and museum exhibits: displaying organism behavior frozen in time., The Geological Curator, 8, (5), 2006, p211 - 226 Journal Article, 2006

Weitz, CM, Irwin, RP, Chuang, FC, Bourke, MC, Crown, DA, Formation of a terraced fan deposit in Coprates Catena, Mars, ICARUS, 184, (2), 2006, p436-451 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Bourke, MC, Balme, M, Beyer, RA, Williams, KK, Zimbelman, J, A comparison of methods used to estimate the height of sand dunes on Mars, Geomorphology, 81, (3-4), 2006, p440-452 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Zoë Morrison, Mary Bourke, Caroline Kelley, `Stop making it such a big issue": Perceptions and experiences of gender inequality by undergraduates at a British University, Women's Studies International Forum, 28, (2-3), 2005, p150--162 Journal Article, 2005

Bhattacharya, J.P., Payenberg, T.H.D., Lang, S.C. and Bourke, M.C, Dynamic river channel suggests a long-lived Noachian crater lake on Mars., Geophysical Research Letters, 32, (10), 2005 Journal Article, 2005 TARA - Full Text DOI

Bourke, M.C, and Thorp, M. , Irish Geography, Rainfall-triggered slope failures in eastern Ireland, 38, (1), 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Morrison, Z., Bourke, M.C., & Kelley, C. , Stop making it such a big issue: Gender inequality, denial and the experiences and perceptions of under-graduates at a British University, Women's Studies International Forum, 28, (2-3), 2005, p150 - 162 Journal Article, 2005

Mary C. Bourke, Martin Thorp, Rainfall"triggered slope failures in eastern Ireland, Irish Geography, 38, (1), 2005, p1--22 Journal Article, 2005

Bourke, M.C., Thorp, M., Rainfall-triggered slope failures in eastern Ireland, Irish Geography, 38, (1), 2005, p1-22 Journal Article, 2005

Scabland; Channeled Scabland, A.S.Goudie, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, London, Routledge, 2004, pp912 - 914, [Bourke, M.C] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2004

Miyamoto, H., Dohm, J. M., Baker, V.R., Beyer, R.A. and Bourke, M.C, Dynamics of unusual debris flows on Martian sand dunes, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, (13), 2004 Journal Article, 2004 TARA - Full Text DOI

Bourke, MC, Bullard, JE, Barnouin-Jha, OS, Aeolian sediment transport pathways and aerodynamics at troughs on Mars, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, 109, (E7), 2004 Journal Article, 2004 DOI TARA - Full Text

M.C. Bourke, A Small-Scale Throughflow Outburst in a Heterolithic Ephemeral Channel, Journal of Sedimentary Research, 73, (1), 2003, p2--4 Journal Article, 2003

Bourke, M.C. Child, A. and Stokes, S., Optical age estimates for hyper-arid fluvial silts at Homeb, Namibia., Quaternary Science Reviews, 31, (10 - 13), 2003, p1099 - 1103 Journal Article, 2003

Bourke, MC, A small-scale throughflow outburst in a heterolithic ephemeral channel, Journal of sedimentary research, 73, (1), 2003, p2-4 Journal Article, 2003

Paleoflood reconstruction on arid floodplains using geophysical survey data and hydraulic modeling. in, editor(s)P.K. House, R.H. Webb, V.R. Baker, and D.R. Levish , Ancient Floods, Modern Hazards: Principles and Applications of Paleoflood Hydrology. , Washington DC, American Geophysical Union, 2002, pp47 - 60, [Pickup, G., Marks, A. and Bourke, M.C] Book Chapter, 2002

Bulmer, MH, Barnouin-Jha, OS, Peitersen, MN, Bourke, M, An empirical approach to studying debris flows: Implications for planetary modeling studies, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 107, (E5), 2002 Journal Article, 2002

Bulmer, M.H., Barnouin-Jha, O.S., Peiterson, M.N. and Bourke, M.C, An Empirical Approach to Studying Debris Flows - Implications for Planetary Modeling Studies., Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, (E5), 2002 Journal Article, 2002 TARA - Full Text

Bourke, M.C., Suspended sediment concentrations and geomorphic effect of sub-bankfull flow in a central Australian stream. , International Journal of Hydrological Sciences, 276, 2002, p315 - 324 Journal Article, 2002

Fluvial form variablity in arid central Australia in, editor(s)Miller, A. Gupta, A. , Varieties of Fluvial Form, Wiley, 1999, pp249 - 271, [Bourke, M.C., Pickup, G.] Book Chapter, 1999 DOI

Bourke, M.C, Channel adjustment to extreme floods in arid central Australia. , 2nd joint conference of the Institute of Australian Geographers and the New Zealand Geographical Society, Hobart, Australia, January 28-31, 1997, edited by Bliss, E. , New Zealand Geographical Society, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998 TARA - Full Text

Bourke, M.C., The Age of Two Human Occupation Sites in the Eastern MacDonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Australian Archaeology, 45, 1997, p55 - 57 Journal Article, 1997 URL

Mary Bourke, The age of two human occupation sites in the Eastern MacDonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Australian Archaeology, 45, (1), 1997, p55--57 Journal Article, 1997

BOURKE, MC, Olive, LJ, Loughran, RJ, Kesby, JA, CYCLICAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESTRUCTION OF FLOOD DOMINATED FLOOD PLAINS IN SEMIARID AUSTRALIA, Variability in Stream Erosion and Sediment Transport, 1994, p113-123 Journal Article, 1994

Bourke, M.C., Cyclical construction and destruction of flood dominated floodplains in semiarid central Australia, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 224, 1994, p113 - 123 Journal Article, 1994 TARA - Full Text URL

Introduction to planetary aeolian geomorphology. in, editor(s)Livingstone, I, Warren, A. , Aeolian geomorphology a new introduction., [Bourke, M.C., Balme, M.R., Lewis, S.R., Lorenz, R., Parteli, E.J.R.,] Book Chapter,

Viles, H.A., Messenzehl, K., Mayaud, J., Coombes, M., Bourke, M.C., , Stress histories control rock breakdown trajectories in arid environments, Geology Journal Article,

Bourke, M.C., Sand furrows: A new geomorphic feature on Martian dunes, Geophysical Research Letters Journal Article,

Cardinale, M., Pozzobon, R., Michaels, T.I., Bourke, M.C., Okubo, C.H., Tangari, A.C., Marinangeli, L.,, Continued monitoring of aeolian activity in Herschel crater, Mars, Icarus Journal Article,

Bourke, M.C., The seasonal formation of sand furrows on Martian dunes, Geophysical Research Letters Journal Article,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

J. Byrne, J. Connelly, J. Su, V. Krylov, M. Bourke, D. Moloney & R. Dahyot, Trinity College Dublin Drone Survey Dataset, 2017, School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, 2017 Dataset, 2017 TARA - Full Text URL

Bourke, M.C. and Pilla, F., Nash, C., Cullen, N., Innovative approaches to coastal landslide identification and mapping, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2016 Report, 2016

Bourke, M.C., Flood, R., Goffo, F., Cullen, N, Nash, C. Naylor, L., Investigation of Ireland's Shore Platforms: Location, type and coastal protection., Geological Survey of Ireland, 2016 Report, 2016

Bourke, M.C., Seasonal changes on aeolian dunes: the role of cryo-aeolian processes, Geological Society of America, USA, 2014, GSA Invited Talk, 2014

Bourke, M.C., Blows and flows on Martian dunes: An untold story of sediment transport, Fermore Meeting on Comparative Planetology, London, 2014, Geological Society of London Invited Talk, 2014

Bourke, M.C. Pila, F. , Inventory of landslides in County Kerry and County Mayo, Ireland, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2014, p1 - 61 Report, 2014

Pila, F. Bourke, M.C., Guidat, T., GIS landslide susceptibility model of County Kerry and County Mayo, Ireland, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2014, 1, 74 Report, 2014

Bourke, M.C., Dynamic aeolian sediment transport, 45th Annual Binghampton Symposium on Planetary Geomorphology, USA, 2014, University of Tennassee Invited Talk, 2014

Bourke, M.C., Sand furrows: a new geomorphic feature on Martian Dunes, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 2013, EGU Invited Talk, 2013

Bourke, M.C., Human exploration field activities, Concepts for Activities in the Field for Exploration Experts meeting, Royal Astronomical Society, London, 2012, European Space Agency Invited Talk, 2012

Bourke, M.C., Progress in planetary dune studies, Second International Planetary dunes Workshop, 2011, NASA Invited Talk, 2011

Bourke, M.C., Disappearing and shrinking dunes on Mars, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 2007, EGU Invited Talk, 2007

Hayward, R. K., Mullins, Fenton, L. K., K.F. Hare, T.M., Titus, T. N., Bourke, M.C, Colprete, A., Christensen, P. R., Mars Digital Dune Database: MC2-MC29., USA, U.S. Geological Survey, 2007, (USGS Open-File Report 2007-1158) Report, 2007

Bourke, M.C., Women are from Mars, Venus, Titan........ , Women in Science and Technology: Making a difference, Ireland, 2005, British Association for the Advancement of Science Invited Talk, 2005

Bourke, M.C., Water on Mars, Ireland, 2005, British Association for the Advancement of Science Invited Talk, 2005

Bourke, M.C., Niveo-aeolian and denivation deposits on Mars, American Geophysical Union, USA, 2004, AGU Invited Talk, 2004

Bourke, M.C., New directions and perspectives in Geomorphology: The Geomorphology of Mars. , Association of American Geographers, USA, 2003 Invited Talk, 2003

Bourke, M.C., Australian desert floods during the late Pleistocene and Holocene, Cosmos Club, Washington DC., USA, 1999, Geological Society of Washington Invited Talk, 1999

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Carbon dioxide levitation: A new geomorphic process
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2017
  • Title
    • Recent change in Martian Polar dunes
  • Funding Agency
    • EU
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2017
  • Title
    • Inventory of landslides in Co. Mayo and Kerry, Ireland
  • Funding Agency
    • Geological Survey of Ireland
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Wind Regime, Sediment Transport and the Age of Dune Fields in the North Polar Sand Seas on Mars
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Rock breakdown on Earth and Mars: Further investigations using a combined field and experimental approach.
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2012
  • Title
    • Volatile-rich aeolian deposits: A field-based analogue study
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2012
  • Title
    • The geomorphology and evolution of the North Polar Sand Seas on Mars.
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • Fissure-related channels in Australia: An analog for Martian groundwater-fed outflow channels
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2005
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • Pseudokarst on Mars: The Evolution of the Hebrus Vallis and Haphaestus Fossae Systems in Utopia Planitia
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2005
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • Rock breakdown on Earth and Mars: A Combined Field and Experimental Approach
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2005
  • Date To
    • 2008
  • Title
    • Transverse Dune Characteristics and Topographically Generated Airflow on Mars
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2007
  • Title
    • The Modification of Martian depositional surfaces
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 2001
  • Date To
    • 2003
  • Title
    • Aeolian-fluvial interaction in central Australia
  • Funding Agency
    • Smithsonian Institution
  • Date From
    • 2000
  • Date To
    • 2003
  • Title
    • Using Earth Analogs to test the paleoflood hypothesis on Mars
  • Funding Agency
    • NASA
  • Date From
    • 1999
  • Date To
    • 2002
  • Title
    • Field studies in central Australia
  • Funding Agency
    • Smithsonian Institution
  • Date From
    • 1999
  • Date To
    • 2002

Keywords

; Aeolian; Deserts; Earth Observation; Earth Science; Fluvial; Geochronology; Geographic information systems; GEOMORPHOLOGY; Landslides; Mars; Rock Breakdown; Sedimentology

Recognition

Representations

National representative to International Association of Geomorphology 2013-2015

National Representative to European Geosciences Union, Geomorphology Division 2013-2015

President(founding) of the Irish Geomorphology Group 2013-2015

Chair (founder) of the Planetary Geomorphology Working Group of the International Association of Geomorphology 2007-2015

Executive Committee of the Irish Geomorphology Group 2015-2017

Executive Committee of the British Society for Geomorphology 2001-2003

Managing guest editor for special issue on Geomorphology of Ireland, In Journal of Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 2014-2016

Associate Editor of the Journal Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) 2013-2018

Editorial Advisory Board for Journal of Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 2008-2018

Associate Editor Journal of Aeolian Research 2011-2014

Managing guest editor for special issue on Planetary Dunefields, in Journal of Geomorphology 2009-2010

Invited to serve on NASA review panel: Solar System Working Program(USA) 2017

Invited to serve on NASA review panel: Maturation of Instruments for Solar System Exploration (MatISSE)(USA) 2016

Invited to serve on NASA review panel: Mars Data Analysis 2016

Invited to serve on European Science Foundation Europlanet 2020 research infrastructure program panel. 2016

Invitation to participate on NASA research panel to review the next Scout Mission to Mars 2010

Invitation to participate on the NASA review panel: Mars Data Analysis 2007

Invitation to Chair the NASA Mars Data Analysis research proposals (Geology) 2005

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship; NASA Solar system workings; Executive government agency of National Science Center, Poland 2017

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary Instrument Concepts for the Advancement of Solar System Observations (PICASSO); NASA Solar System Workings; National Geographic; Executive government agency of National Science Center, Poland. 2016

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Cassini Data Analysis program; Aurora (UK. 2015

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Solar System Workings; National Geographic; NASA Cassini Data Analysis program; Aurora (UK). 2014

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Cassini Data Analysis program; Aurora (UK) 2013

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Mars Fundamental Research 2011

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary geology and geophysics; French Research Agency; NASA Mars Fundamental Research. 2010

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary geology and geophysics; NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (Participating Scientist) 2009

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Mars Data Analysis 2007

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics. 2006

Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Mars Data Analysis 2004

Awards and Honours

Fellowship, Trinity College Dublin 2016

Elsevier 'Top Cited Author's in Geomorphology (2006-2011) 2011

Visiting Senior Research Associate, School of Geography, University of Oxford 2003-2014

Adjunct Associate Professor, UCD 2012-

International Research Fellowship, University New South Wales, Canberra, Australia 2007

Academic Research Award, University of Oxford 2002

Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Earth and Planetary Studies, Smithsonian 2000-2004

Best graduate paper, Australian New Zealand Geography Conference. 1997

Robert Hill Memorial Prize for 'Outstanding and Innovative Research in the Earth Sciences', Australian National University. 1995

J.M. Bowler award for best graduate paper, Australian Quaternary Association. 1994

Memberships

Irish Geomorphology Group 2012

European Geosciences Union 2009

American Geophysical Union 1998

British Society for Geomorphology 1990

International Association of Geomorphologists 1990