Bourke, M. C. (Submitted) Sand furrows: A new geomorphic feature on Martian dunes.

Bourke, M. C. (Submitted) The seasonal formation of sand furrows on Martian dunes.

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

Mc Keown, L. , Bourke, M.C and McElwaine, J. (submitted) Experiments on Carbon Dioxide Ice Sublimation and a Comparison with Contemporary Mars

Verma, A. and Bourke, M.C. (Submitted) A Structure from Motion photogrammetry-based method to generate sub-millimetre resolution Digital Elevation Models for investigating rock breakdown in the field.

Viles, H.A., Messenzehl, K., Mayaud, J., Coombes, M., Bourke, M.C., (submitted). Stress histories control rock breakdown trajectories in arid environments.


Bourke, M.C., Balme, M.R., Lewis, S.R., Lorenz, R., Parteli, E.J.R., (in press). Introduction to planetary aeolian geomorphology. In: I. Livingstone, A. Warren (Eds.), Aeolian geomorphology a new introduction.


59. Bourke, M.C., Viles, H.E.A., (2016). Valley-floor aeolianite in an equatorial pit crater on Mars. Geophysical Research Letters. Vol. 43, 24, pp. 12,356-12,362, DOI:10.1002/2016GL07146756.

58. Bourke, M. C., R. Flood, F. Goffo, N. Cullen, C. Nash, and L. Naylor (2016), Investigation of Ireland’s Shore Platforms: Location, type and coastal protection. Geological Survey, Ireland, Rep., 15 pp.

57. Bourke, M. C., F. Pilla, C. Nash, and N. Cullen (2016), Innovative approaches to coastal landslide identification and mapping, Geological Survey, Ireland, Rep., 15 pp.

56. Cardinale, M., Silvestro, S., Vaz, D.A., Michaels, T., Bourke, M.C., Komatsu, G., Marinangeli, L., (2016). Present-day aeolian activity in Herschel Crater, Mars. Icarus, 265, 139-148.

55. Jackson, D. W., M. C. Bourke, and T. A. Smyth (2015), The dune effect on sand-transporting winds on Mars, Nature Communications, 6, 8796.

54. Pila, F. Bourke, M.C., Guidat, T. (2014) GIS landslide susceptibility model of County Kerry and County Mayo, Ireland. Geological Survey of Ireland report. 74pp

53. Bourke, M.C. Pila, F. (2014) Inventory of landslides in County Kerry and County Mayo. Geological Survey of Ireland report. 61pp

52. Parteli, E.J.R., Duran, O., Bourke, M.C., Tsoar, H., Poschel, T., Herrmann, H.J., (2014). Origins of barchan dune asymmetry: Insights from numerical simulations. Aeolian Research, 12, 121-133. PDF

51. Zimbelman, J.R., Bourke, M.C., Lorenz, R.D., (2013). Recent developments in planetary Aeolian studies and their terrestrial analogs. Aeolian Research, 11(0), 109-126. PDF

50. Hansen, C. J., Byrne, S., Portyankina, S., Bourke, M.C., Dundas, C., McEwen, A., Mellon, M., Pommerol, A., and Thomas, N.,(2013), Observations of the Northern Seasonal Polar Cap on Mars I. Spring Sublimation Activity and Processes: Icarus, Vol. 225, 2, p 881-897, PDF

49. Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., McElwaine, J.N., Hugenholtz, C.H., Dundas, C.M., McEwen, A.S., Bourke, M.C. (2013) A new dry hypothesis for the formation of Martian linear gullies. Icarus. Vol. 225, 1, p. 526-537. PDF

48.Geissler, P.E., Stantzos, N.W., Bridges, N.T., Bourke, M.C., Silvestro, S. and Fenton, L.K. (2013) Shifting sands on Mars: insights from tropical intra-crater dunes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol. 38, Issue 4, p. 407-412, DOI: 10.1002/esp.3331 PDF

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 (2012) Infiltration of Martian outflow floodwaters into lowland cavernous systems. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 22, doi:10.1029/2012GL053225 PDF

46. Bridges, N.T., M.C. Bourke, P.E. Geissler, M.E. Banks, C.M. Colon, S. Diniega, M.P. Golombek, C.J. Hansen, S. Mattson, A.S. McEwen, M.T.. Mellon, N Stantzos, and B.J. Thompson (2012). Planet-Wide Sand Motion on Mars, Geology Vol. 40, No. 1, 31-34, doi: 10.1130/G32373.1. PDF

45. Clarke, J. and Bourke, M.C, (2011) Travertine and tufa from Dalhousie Springs (Australia) – Implications for recognizing Martian springs. In: W. B. Garry, J. E. Bleacher, (Eds.), Analogs for Planetary Exploration. Geological Society of America, Special paper, 2011, pp. 231-247. PDF

44. 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. (2011) Seasonal Erosion and Restoration of Mars’ Northern Polar Dunes. Science, 331, 575,  DOI: 10.1126/science.1197636. PDF

43.  Gardin, E., Bourke, M.C Allemand, P. and Quantin, C. (2011) Dune features suggest past dune migration and possible geochemical cementation of aeolian sediments on Mars.  Icarus. Vol 210, p. 590-596, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.01.005. PDF

42. Bourke, M.C, (2010) Barchan dune asymmetry: Observations from Mars and Earth. Icarus, 205(1): 183-197, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.08.023.  PDF

41. Bourke, M.C, Fenton, L.K. and Lancaster, N. (Eds.), (2010). Planetary Dune Systems, Geomorphology 121, 1-132 pp.

40. Bourke, M.C, Lancaster, N., Fenton, L.K., Parteli, E.J.R., Zimbelman, J.R. and Radebaugh, J., (2010). Extraterrestrial dunes: An introduction to the special issue on planetary dune systems. Geomorphology, 121(1-2): 1-14, DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.04.007.  PDF

39. 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. and A., V., (2010) Summary of the Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop: Planetary Analogs – Integrating Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Data, Alamosa, Colorado, USA, May 18-21, Aeolian Research. 2, 173-178, DOI: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2010.09.001. PDF

38. Hobbs, S.W., Paull, D.J. and Bourke, M.C, (2010). Aeolian processes and dune morphology in Gale Crater. Icarus: doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.06.006 PDF

37. Titus, T.N., Hayward, R.K. and Bourke, M.C, (2010)  Interdisciplinary research produces results in the understanding of planetary dunes. Eos Trans. AGU, 91 (32) :281 PDF

36. Ewing, R., Peyret, A., Kocurek, G. and Bourke, M.C, (2010). Dune-field pattern formation and recent transporting winds in the Olympia Undae Dune Field, North Polar Region of Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), Vol. 15, E08005, doi:10.1029/2009JE003526. PDF

35. Viles, H., A., Ehlmann, B.L., Wilson, C., Cebula, T., Page, M. and Bourke, M.C, (2010) Simulating weathering of basalt on Mars and Earth by thermal cycling. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2010GL043522 PDF

34. Bourke, M.C and Goudie, A.S., (2009). Varieties of barchan dunes in the Namib Desert and on Mars. Aeolian Research, 1: 45-54. doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2009.05.002 PDF

33. Bourke, M.C, Ewing, R.C., Finnegan, D., McGowan, H.A., (2009). Sand dune movement in Victoria Valley, Antarctica. Geomorphology 109, 148-160, 10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.02.028. PDF

32. Bourke, M.C, Edgett, K.S., Cantor, B.A. (2008). Recent aeolian dune change on Mars. Geomorphology 94, 247-255.  PDF

31. Bourke, M.C, Viles, H. A., Nicoli, J., Lyew-Ayee, P., Ghent, R. and Holmlund, J. (2008) Innovative applications of laser scanning and rapid prototype printing to rock breakdown experiments. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 33, 1614-1621. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1631 PDF

30. Feldman, W. C., Bourke, M.C, Elphic, R. C., Maurice, S., Bandfield, J., Prettyman, T. H., Diez, B., and Lawrence, D. J. (2008). Hydrogen Content of Sand Dunes within Olympia Undae. Icarus 196, 422-432, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.08.044. PDF

29. Ehlmann, B. L., H. A. Viles, and Bourke, M.C (2008), 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, J. Geophys. Res., 113, F02012, doi:10.1029/2007JF000872. PDF

28. Balme, M.R., Berman, D., Bourke, M.C and Zimbelman, J.R., (2008). Transverse Aeolian Ridges (TARs) on Mars. Geomorphology 101(4), 703-720. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.03.011. PDF

27. 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. (2008) Icarus 196, 318-358. 10.1016/j.icarus.2008.01.021 PDF

26. Titus, T. N., Lancaster, N., Hayward, R., Fenton, L., and Bourke, M.C (2008). Priorities for future research on planetary dunes. Eos Trans. AGU 89, 447-448. PDF

25. Bourke, M.C and Viles, H.A., (2007). Introduction. In: M.C. Bourke and H.A. Viles (Eds.), A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments. Planetary Science Institution, pp. 1-5. PDF

24. Bourke, M.C., Haas, R., Brearley, J.A. and Viles, H., A., 2007. Fluvial Features. In: Bourke, M.C and H.A. Viles (Eds.), A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments. Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, pp. 23-47. 

 23. Viles, H.A. and Bourke, M.C, (2007). Aeolian Features. In: M.C. Bourke and H.A. Viles (Eds), A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments. Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, pp. 6-22.  

22. Viles, H.A. and Bourke, M.C., (2007). Weathering Features. In: M.C. Bourke and H.A. Viles (Eds), A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments. Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, pp. 48-74.

21. Rodriguez, J.A.P., Tanaka, K., Langevin, Y., Bourke, M.C, Kargel, J., Christensen, P., Sasaki, S., (2007). Recent aeolian erosion and deposition in the north polar plateau of Mars. Mars: The International Journal of Mars Science and Exploration, 3: 29-41. PDF

20. Hayward, R. K., Mullins, Fenton, L. K., K.F. Hare, T.M., Titus, T. N., Bourke, M.C, Colprete, A., Christensen, P. R. (2007) Mars Digital Dune Database. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets). 112(E11007): doi:10.1029/2007JE002943 PDF

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

18. Bourke, M.C, Balme, M., Bayer, R., Williams, K.K. and Zimbelman, J.R. (2006), A comparison of methods used to estimate the height of sand dunes on Mars. Geomorphology 81(3-4), 440-452. PDF

17. Hasiotis, S.T. and Bourke, M.C (2006). Continental trace fossils and museum exhibits: displaying organism behavior frozen in time. The Geological Curator 8, 211-226. PDF

16. Weitz, C., R.P. Irwin, F. Chuang, Bourke, M.C, and D.A. Crown, (2006) Formation of a Terraced Fan Deposit in Coprates Catena, Mars, Icarus, 184, 436-451. PDF

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

 14. Morrison, Z., Bourke, M.C., and C. Kelley (2005), 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): 150-162. PDF

13. Bhattacharya, J.P., Payenberg, T.H.D., Lang, S.C. and Bourke, M.C (2005). Dynamic river channel suggests a long-lived Noachian crater lake on Mars. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32(L10201): doi:10.1029/2005GL022747. PDF

12. Bourke, M.C (2004) Scabland; Channeled Scabland. In, A.S.Goudie (ed.) Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, Routledge, London, pp.912-914. PDF

11. Bourke, M.C, Bullard, J. and Barnouin-Jha, O., (2004) Aeolian sediment transport pathways and aerodynamics at troughs on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (No. E7, E07005): doi:10.1029/2003JE002155. PDF

10. Miyamoto, H., Dohm, J. M., Baker, V.R., Beyer, R.A. and Bourke, M.C (2004), Dynamics of unusual debris flows on Martian sand dunes, Geophysical Research Letters, 31: doi:10.1029/2004GL020313. PDF

9. Bourke, M.C, Child, A. and Stokes, S. (2003) Optical age estimates for hyper-arid fluvial silts at Homeb, Namibia. Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol 22, 10-13 pp 1099 – 1103. PDF

8. Bourke, M.C. (2003) A small-scale throughflow outburst in a heterolithic ephemeral channel. Journal of Sedimentary Research. Vol 73, No. 1, P. 2-4. PDF

7. Bourke, M.C (2002) Suspended sediment concentrations and geomorphic effect of sub-bankfull flow in a central Australian stream. In, Dyer, F., Thoms, M. and Olley, J (eds.) The Structure, Function and Management Implications of Fluvial Sedimentary Systems. IAHS Publ. no. 276, pp. 315-324. PDF

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

5. Pickup, G., Marks, A. and Bourke, M.C (2002) Paleoflood reconstruction on arid floodplains using geophysical survey data and hydraulic modeling. In, Ancient Floods, Modern Hazards: Principles and Applications of Paleoflood Hydrology. P.K. House, R.H. Webb, V.R. Baker, and D.R. Levish (Eds.), Water Science and Application, Volume 5, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC PDF

4. Bourke, M.C and Pickup, G. (1999) Fluvial form variablity in arid central Australia, in Miller, A. and Gupta, A. (eds.) Varieties of Fluvial Form, Wiley. pp 249-271. PDF

3. Bourke, M.C (1997) Channel adjustment to extreme floods in arid central Australia. Proceedings of the 2nd joint conference of the Institute of Australian Geographers and the New Zealand Geographical Society, p.488-492. PDF

2. Bourke, M.C (1997) The Age of Two Human Occupation Sites in the Eastern MacDonnell Ranges, Central Australia. Australian Archaeology, 45, pp 55-57. PDF

1. Bourke, M.C (1994) Cyclical construction and destruction of flood dominated floodplains in semiarid central Australia. In: L.J. Olive, R.J Loughlan, and J.A. Kesby (Editors), Variability in Stream Erosion and Sediment Transport, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Wallingford, pp 113-123. PDF


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