Scientific Conferences

2017

  • Bourke, M.C. (2017) [INVITED] Where on Earth is Mars?, COSMOS 2017, Midlands Astronomy Club, Ireland.
  • Bourke, M.C. (2017) [INVITED] ‘Geography: Oh the places you will go‘ Inaugural International Women’s Day Lecture. University of Ulster.
  • Bourke, M. C., C. Nash, N. Cullen, A. Verma, (2017) The roughness of Ireland’s rock platforms. European Meteorological Annual Meeting. abstract
  • Bourke, M.C., Cullen, N, Nash, C., Flood, R., Goffo, F., Migge, K., Naylor, L. (2017) “They’re not all flat y’know”: Mapping Ireland’s coastal platforms. Sea Land & Spirit Conference, Dingle, Ireland.
  • Bourke, M.C., Cullen, N, Nash, C., Flood, R., Goffo, F., Migge, K. (2017) The extent of coastal rock platforms along Ireland’s coastline. Irish Quaternary Association Meeting. UCD, Ireland.
  • Bourke, M.C, Flood, R., Goffo, F., Migge, K., Cullen, N., Nash, C., Naylor, L (2017) Irish coastal platform location and type. European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-15557. Abstract
  • Cardinale, M., Pozzobon, R., Michaels, T.I., Bourke, M.C., Okubo, C.H., Tangari, A.C., Marinangeli, L.,Continued monitoring of aeolian activity within Herschel Crater, Mars, European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-14280. Abstract
  • Cornwall, C., Bourke, M.C., Jackson, D.W.T., Cooper, J.A., (2017). Grainflow Morphologies and High Resolution Airflow Modeling of Bagnold Dunes, Gale Crater,Mars, Fifth international planetary dunes conference, Utah. Abstract #3019
  • Cornwall, C., Jackson, D.W.T., Bourke, M.C., and Cooper, J.A.G (2017) Martian aeolian slipface dynamics: 3D airflow modelling and sediment surface change. European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-8290. Abstract
  • Cullen, N.C, Bourke, M.C., Naylor, L. (2017) The geomorphic effect of recent storms – Quantifying meso scale abrasion across a shore platform. European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-1053. Abstract
  • Diniega, S., M. Bourke, C.J.HansenJ, McElwaine, J. Nield, K. Morales, M. Austria (2017) Morphology-derived constraints on martian linear gully formation mechanics, LPSC, Houston, USA. Abstract #2340.
  • Fleming, C. Turner, J. Bourke, M.C. (2017) Palaeoflood evidence on the River Nore, South East Ireland, European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-1449. Abstract
  • McElwaine, J.N., Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., Bourke, M., Nield, J., (2017). The Formation of Martian Dune Gullies by Dry Ice-Experiments and Modelling, Fifth International Planetary Dunes Workshop, Utah. Abstract #3035
  • Mc Keown, L. , Bourke, M.C and McElwaine, J. (2017) A Laboratory Investigation of the Agency of Sublimating Carbon Dioxide Ice in Martian Feature Formation. LPSC, Huston, USA. Abstract #1330
  • Nash, C. and Bourke, M.C., (2017) Looking inside out: tracing internal moisture and salinity changes in dunes on the west coast of Ireland, European Geoscience Union, Vienna. Vol. 19, EGU2017-1001. Abstract
  • Nash, C. and Bourke, M.C. (2017) Monitoring internal moisture and salinity changes in Irish coastal sand dunes, 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium (Environ 2017).

2016

  • Bourke, M.C., (2016). [KEYNOTE] Analogical research: Vignettes from a planetary geomorphologist’s perspective, Irish Geomorphology Group Annual Workshop, University College Cork.
  • Bourke, M.C., Flood, R., Goffo, F., Migge, K., Cullen, N., Nash, C., Naylor, L., (2016). They’re not all flat y’know: Mapping Ireland’s coastal platforms. , Irish Geomophology Group, Annual Workshop, University College Cork.
  • Bourke, M.C., Pilla, F., Nash, C., Cullen, N., Flood, R., (2016). Automated detection of coastal landslides using drone platforms. Integrated Mapping for the Sustainable Development of Ireland’s Marine Resource. Galway.
  • Bourke, M.C., Flood, R., Goffo, F., Cullen, N., Naylor, L., Nash, C., (2016). A new map of Ireland’s coastal platforms. Integrated Mapping for the Sustainable Development of Ireland’s Marine Resource, Galway.
  • Bourke, M.C. (2016) Ireland’s paleofloods. Delivered at workshop on ‘Ireland’s flood history: unearthing our potential archives‘. Trinity College, Dublin.
  • Bourke, M.C., Nield, J.M., Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., McElwaine, J.N., (2016). The instigation of dry-gully morphology by CO2 block movement across dark basaltic dunes, Arizona, Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues, Geological Society, London.
  • Bourke, M.C., Nield, J.M., Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., McElwain, J.N., 2016. A field study of the geomorphic effects of sublimating CO2  blocks on dune slopes at Coral Pink Dunes, Utah., EGU.
  • Bourke, M.C., Nield, J.M., Diniega, S., Hansen, C.J., McElwain, J.N., Titus, T.N., 2016. The geomorphic effect of sublimating CO2 blocks on dune lee slopes at Grand Falls, Arizona., LPSC, abs. #2407 [PDF].
  • Cornwall, C., Bourke, M.C., Jackson, D.W.T.,  and Cooper, J.A.G., (2016). Aeolian Slipface Processes on Earth and Mars, EGU.
  • Cullen, N., Bourke, M.C., (2016). The geomorphic effect of recent storms – Quantifying meso scale abrasion across a shore platform. British Society for Geomorphology Annual Meeting, Plymouth.
  • Cullen, N. and Bourke, M.C. (2016) The geomorphic effect of recent storms – Quantifying meso scale abrasion across a shore platform. Conference of Irish Geographers.
  • Fleming, C., Turner, J.and Bourke, M.C. Floodplain development and channel change on the River Nore, Irish Geomorphology Group annual workshop, University College Cork.

    Hansen, C. J. Portyankina, G,  Diniega, S. Bourke, M.C. Bridges, N. Byrne, S. Dundas, C. Hayne, P McEwen, A. Thomas, N.A decade of imaging Mars’ seasonal polar processes with HiRISE.  Mars Polar Conference.

  • Mc Keown, L. , Bourke, M.C and McElwaine, J. (2016) A Laboratory Investigation of the Agency of Sublimating Carbon Dioxide Ice in Martian Feature Formation. Irish Geomorphology Group annual workshop, University College Cork.
  • Mc Keown, L. , McElwaine, J. and Bourke, M.C (2016) A Laboratory Investigation of the Role of Sublimating Carbon Dioxide as a Geomorphic Agent. Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues, Geological Society, London.
  • Mc Keown, L., Bourke, M.C. & McElwaine, J., (2016). An Investigation Into the Potential Role of Carbon Dioxide Sublimation in Linear Gully Pit Formation on Mars. Sixth Mars Polar Science Conference, 2, p.20631.
  • Nash, C.R., Bourke, M.C., (2016). Moisture and salinity dynamics in Irish coastal dunes, Irish Geomorphology Group annual meeting, University College Cork.
  • Scullion, A. and Bourke, M.C.(2016) The geomorphological response on three embayed coasts to recent extreme events on Achill Island, Ireland. Conference of Irish Geographers.
  • Verma, A., Bourke, M.C., (2016). A photogrammetry based approach to generate sub-millimetre resolution Digital Elevation Models for investigating rock breakdown in the field. Irish Geomorphology Group annual workshop, University College Cork.
  • Verma, A., Bourke, M.C., (2016). A photogrammetry-based method for morphometric analysis of rock breakdown forms near Meteor Crater, Arizona, Geological Remote Sensing Group, London.

2015

  • Bourke, M.C. [KEYNOTE] A Place for Geographers in Space, Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Ulster.
  • Cornwall, C., D. W. T. Jackson, M. C. Bourke, and J. A. G. Cooper (2015), Investigation  of  Martian  aeolian  dynamics  using  terrestrial  dune  analogues  and  airflow  modelling. Fourth International Planetary Dunes Workshop. Abs #8050
  • Cullen, N. Rock coast hazards: Towards a greater understanding of the rates, patterns and processes of rock breakdown on Ireland’s rocky coast. Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Ulster.
  • Mc Keown, L. , McElwaine, J. and Bourke, M.C (2015) A Laboratory Investigation of the Role of Sublimating Carbon Dioxide as a Geomorphic Agent. Irish Geomorphology Workshop. Dublin.
  • Nash, C. and Bourke, M.C. Southern hemisphere sand furrows: spatial patterning and implications for the cryo-venting process. European Geosciences Union. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 17, EGU2015-15529-1, 2015

2014

  • Bourke, M.C. [KEYNOTE] Blows and flows on Martian dunes: An untold story of sediment transport. Fermor Meeting on Comparative Planetology, Geological Society of London
  • Bourke, M.C. Modification of Polar dunes on Mars: the role of active cryo-aeolian processes. The 2nd Martian Cryosphere Workshop, Poland
  • Bourke, M.C., Viles, H.A., Conway, S.J., Goudie, A.S., 2014. The geomorphic role of fog in a coastal dunefield, Namibia, Conference of Irish Geographers. PDF
  • Bourke, M.C. and Wray, J. Valley-floor aeolianite on Mars. Wind Day meeting, University of Oxford.
  • Bourke, M.C., McGaley-Towle, Z., 2014. Latitudinal variation in sand furrows in the North Polar region of Mars, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Texas, abs. #. 2716 PDF
  • Bourke, M.C., McGaley-Towle, Z. 2014. Why do sand furrows distributions vary in the North Polar latitudes on Mars? European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Vol. 16, EGU2014-13626. PDF
  • Dwyer, D.J., and Bourke, M., (2014). Barchan asymmetry as a proxy for wind conditions on Earth and Mars, European Geosciences Union. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, 16, EGU2014-15496. PDF
  • Dwyer, D.J., and Bourke, M. C., (2014) Bending to the wind: response of aeolian dunes to wind  regime on Earth and Mars. Irish Geomorphology Workshop, Dublin.
  • Guidat, T. (2014) Early Hesperian Warm-Based Glaciation in Isidis Planitia, Mars, Irish Geomorphology Workshop, Dublin.
  • Hansen, C.J., Byrne, S., Bourke, M., Bridges, N., Diniega, S., Dundas, C., McEwen, A., Mellon, M., Pommerol, A., Portyankina, G., Thomas, N., 2014. Northern Spring on Mars, Eight International Conference on Mars, Pasadena, California PDF.
  • Hansen, C.J., Byrne, S., Bourke, M., Bridges, N., Diniega, S., Dundas, C., McEwen, A., Mellon, M., Pommerol, A., Portyankina, G., Thomas, N., 2014. New Advances in Understanding Northern Seasonal Processes on Mars, Eighth International Conference on Mars, PDF.
  • Jackson, D.W.T., Bourke, M.C., Smyth, T., 2014. Near surface airflow modelling over dunes in Proctor Crater, Mars, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Vol. 16, EGU2014-14904. PDF
  • McElwaine, J., S. Diniega, C. J. Hansen, and M. C. Bourke (2014), How to Snowboard on Mars, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 13.
  • McGaley-Towle, Z.  and Bourke, M.C. Sand Furrows on Mars, Irish Geomorphology Workshop, Dublin.
  • Pellicer, X., Bourke, M.C., 2014. Eskers in Ireland, analogs for sinuous ridges on Mars, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Vol. 16, EGU2014-1859. PDF
  • Pellicer, X., Bourke, M.C., 2014. Eskers in Ireland, analogs for Mars Landforms, 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs. #1917 PDF

2013

  • Bourke, M.C., Viles, H.A., Conway, S.J., Goudie, A.S., 2013. Fog-induced slumping in a hyper-arid dunefield, Namibia, 8th IAG International Conference of Geomorphology. PDF
  • Bourke, M.C., Parteli, E.J.R., Byrne, S. and Berman, D., 2013. Rates of Dune Migration in a Polar Cavi on Mars, 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris. PDF
  • Bourke, M.C., 2013. The Formation of Sand Furrows by Cryo-Venting on Martian Dunes, 44th LPSC, Houston, TX, abs.# 2919. PDF
  • Bourke, M.C., 2013. [INVITED] Sand Furrows: A new surface feature on martian dunes, EGU2013-11859, , Vienna. PDF
  • Bourke, M.C., 2013. A new geomorphic feature on Martian dunes, Conference of Irish Geographers. PDF
  • Hansen, C.J., Byrne, S., Bourke, M.C., McEwen, A.S., Pommerol, A., Portyankina, G., Thomas, N., 2013. HiRISE images and investigation of northern spring on Mars, 44th LPSC, Houston, Tx., abs.#1805. PDF
  • Schwegman, R.D., Bourke, M.C., 2013. Analysis of rock breakdown features at Gusev crater, Mars, 44th LPSC, Houston, Tx., abs. #3086. PDF
  • Schwegman, R.D., Bourke, M.C., Rice, M.S., Viles, H.A., 2013. Rock breakdown feature analysis in Gusev Crater, Mars, Conference of Irish Geographers, NUIG, Galway, Ireland. PDF

2012

  • Bourke, M.C., Parteli, E.J.R., Byrne, S. and Berman, D., (2012). Dune migration in the North Polar region of Mars, Third International Planetary Dunes Conference, [PDF].
  • Bourke, M.C. (2012). [INVITED] ‘Human exploration field activities’. European Space Agency CAFE (Concepts for Activities in the Field for Exploration) Experts meeting Royal Astronomical Society, London.
  • Bourke, M.C. (2012). Seasonal change in North Polar dune morphology suggest the importance of Cryo-aeolian activity. 43rd LPSC Conference, [PDF]
  • Jackson, D.W.T., Smyth, T.A.G., Bourke, M.C. and Beyers, J.H.M., (2012). High Resolution Computational Fluid Dynamic Modelling of Airflow over Dunes in Proctor Crater, Mars, Third International Planetary Dunes Conference, [PDF].
  • Feldman, W.C., Bourke, M.C. , Teodoro, L.F.A. (2012).Water Equivalent Hydrogen variability in the North Polar region: The potential influence of katabatic winds. 43rd LPSC Conference [PDF].
  • Hansen, C.J., Bourke, M.C., McEwen, A., Mellon, M. Pommerol, A, Portyankina, G. Thomas, N. (2012). Year 3 HiRISE observations of sublimation of the northern seasonal polar cap on Mars. 43rd LPSC Conference [PDF]
  • Jackson D.W.T., Smyth, T. A. G. and Bourke, M.C. (2012). Airflow modelling over aeolian bedforms, Proctor Crater, Mars. European Geoscience Union. EGU-2012-1890 [PDF]
  • Teodoro, L. F. A., Feldman, W.C., Bourke, M.C. (2012), Variations in North Polar seasonal CO2 ice: Improved distribution maps using Pixon image reconstruction. 3rd international Planetary Dunes Workshop, abs. [PDF] .

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