Dr. Mary Bourke

Dr. Mary Bourke

Associate Professor, Geography


Publications and Further Research Outputs

  • Jackson D., Bourke M., Smyth T., The dune effect on sand-transporting winds on Mars, Nature Communications, 6, 2015Journal Article, 2015, DOI , TARA - Full Text
  • 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, p139-148Journal Article, 2016
  • Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.E.A., Valley-floor aeolianite in an equatorial pit crater on Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, p10.1002/2016GL071467Journal Article, 2017, DOI , URL
  • Viles, H.A., Messenzehl, K., Mayaud, J., Coombes, M., Bourke, M.C., , Stress histories control rock breakdown trajectories in arid environments, Geology, 46, (5), 2018, p419 - 422Journal Article, 2018
  • 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 - 15Journal Article, 2017, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Planetary Aeolian Geomorphology in, editor(s)Livingstone, I, Warren, A. , Aeolian geomorphology a new introduction., Wiley, 2019, pp261 - 286, [Bourke, M.C., Balme, M.R., Lewis, S.R., Lorenz, R., Parteli, E.J.R.,]Book Chapter, 2019, TARA - Full Text
  • 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--178Journal Article, 2010
  • 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--281Journal Article, 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, Alamosa, Colorado, USA, May 18-21, 2010, Aeolian Research, 2, (2-3), 2010, p173-178Journal Article, 2010
  • 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--448Journal Article, 2008
  • 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, p318-358Journal Article, 2008
  • 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, pA1068Journal Article, 2007
  • 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--162Journal Article, 2005
  • Bourke, M.C., Thorp, M., Rainfall-triggered slope failures in eastern Ireland, Irish Geography, 38, (1), 2005, p1-22Journal Article, 2005
  • M.C. Bourke, A Small-Scale Throughflow Outburst in a Heterolithic Ephemeral Channel, Journal of Sedimentary Research, 73, (1), 2003, p2--4Journal Article, 2003
  • 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), 2002Journal Article, 2002
  • 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, p113-123Journal Article, 1994
  • 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, 65, 2018, p2034 - 2054Journal Article, 2018, URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Danielle Cullen, N., Kumar Verma, A., Carol Bourke, M., A comparison of structure from motion photogrammetry and the traversing micro-erosion meter for measuring erosion on shore platforms, Earth Surface Dynamics, 6, (4), 2018, p1023-1039Journal Article, 2018
  • Cornwall, C., Bourke, M.C., Jackson, D.W.T., Cooper, J.A.G., Aeolian slipface dynamics and grainflow morphologies on Earth and Mars, Icarus, 314, 2018, p311-326Journal Article, 2018
  • Cullen, N.D., Bourke, M.C., Clast abrasion of a rock shore platform on the Atlantic coast of Ireland, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 43, (12), 2018, p2627-2641Journal Article, 2018
  • Cornwall, C., Jackson, D.W.T., Bourke, M.C., Beyers, M., Cooper, J.A.G., Seasonal Variations in Airflow Over the Namib Dune, Gale Crater, Mars: Implications for Dune Dynamics, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, (18), 2018, p9498-9507Journal Article, 2018
  • Verma, A. K. and M. C. Bourke , A method based on structure-from-motion photogrammetry to generate sub-millimetre-resolution digital elevation models for investigating rock breakdown features, Earth Surface Dynamics, 7, (1), 2019, p45 - 66Journal Article, 2019
  • Collier, M.J.; Bourke, M.C., The case for mainstreaming nature-based solutions into integrated catchment management in Ireland, Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 102B, (2), 2020, p107 - 113Journal Article, 2020, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Verma, Ankit Kumar; Bourke, Mary C.; Viles, Heather A.; Osinski Gordon R; Rodriguez-Blanco, Juan Diego, The effect of impact-generated heterogeneities and discontinuities on the subsequent weathering of impactites: insights from laboratory experiments, Earth and Space Science Open Archive, 2020, p10.1002/essoar.10505291.1Journal Article, 2020, DOI , URL
  • Mc Keown, L.E., Bourke, M.C., McElwaine, J.N., Experiments On Sublimating Carbon Dioxide Ice And Implications For Contemporary Surface Processes On Mars, Scientific Reports, 7, (1), 2017Journal Article, 2017
  • Mc Keown L., McElwaine J.N., Bourke M.C., Sylvest M.E., Patel M.R., The formation of araneiforms by carbon dioxide venting and vigorous sublimation dynamics under martian atmospheric pressure, Scientific Reports, 11, (1), 2021Journal Article, 2021, DOI
  • Raska, P., N. Bezak, C. S. S. Ferreira, Z. Kalantari, K. Banasik, M. Bertola, M. C. Bourke, A. Cerdà, P. Davids, M. M. de Brito, R. Evans, D. Finger, R. Halbac-Cotoara-Zamfir, M. Housh, A. Hysa, J. Jakubínský, M. K. Kapović Solomun, M. Kaufmann, S. Keesstra, E. Keles, S. Kohnová, M. Pezzagno, K. Potočki, S. Rufat, S. Seifollahi-Aghmiuni, A. Schindelegger, M. raj, G. Stankunavicius, J. Stolte, R. Stričevic, J. Szolgay, V. Zupanc, L. Slavíková and T. Hartmann, Identifying barriers for nature-based solutions in flood risk management: an interdisciplinary overview using the expert community approach, Journal of Environmental Management, 310, 2022, p44739-Journal Article, 2022, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Farrell, E., Bourke, M. C., Henry, T., Kindermann, G., Lynch, K., Morley, T., O'Dwyer, B., O'Sullivan, J., and Turner, J., From Source to Sink: Responses of a Coastal Catchment to Large-scale Changes (Golden Strand Catchment, Achill Island, County Mayo), 376, EPA, 2021, 102Report, 2021, URL
  • Shore Platforms in, Devoy, R. J., Cummins, V., Brunt, B., Bartlett, D. J., and Kandrot, S. , The Coastal Atlas of Ireland, Cork University Press, 2021, pp205 - 207, [Cullen, N., and Bourke, M. C.]Book Chapter, 2021
  • Islam, M. T., Bradley, A. V., Sowter, A., Andersen, R., Marshall, C., Long, M., Bourke, M. C., Connolly, J., and Large, D. J., , Use of APSIS-InSAR measures of the range of vertical surface motion to improve hazard assessment of peat landslides, Mires and Peat, 2022Journal Article, 2022, URL
  • Mc Keown, L.E., Diniega, S., Bourke, M.C. and Schwamb, M.E.,, Morphometric trends and implications for the formation of araneiform clusters, Eartha and Planetary Science Letters, 607, (118049), 2023, phttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.epslJournal Article, 2023, URL
  • Bourke, M.C., Cyclical construction and destruction of flood dominated floodplains in semiarid central Australia, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 224, 1994, p113 - 123Journal Article, 1994, URL , 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 - 57Journal Article, 1997, URL
  • 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, URL
  • 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 - 133Journal Article, 2014
  • 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, p407-412Journal 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, p31-34Journal Article, 2012, DOI
  • 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, p590-596Journal Article, 2011, DOI
  • Hobbs, SW, Paull, DJ, Bourke, MC, Aeolian processes and dune morphology in Gale Crater, ICARUS, 210, (1), 2010, p102-115Journal Article, 2010, DOI
  • 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, p1-14Journal Article, 2010, DOI
  • Bourke, MC, Barchan dune asymmetry: Observations from Mars and Earth, ICARUS, 205, (1), 2010, p183-197Journal Article, 2010, DOI
  • Bourke, MC, Goudie, AS, Varieties of barchan form in the Namib Desert and on Mars, Aeolian Research, 1, (1-2), 2009, p45-54Journal 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, p148-160Journal Article, 2009, DOI
  • Balme, M, Berman, DC, Bourke, MC, Zimbelman, JR, Transverse Aeolian Ridges (TARs) on Mars, GEOMORPHOLOGY, 101, (4), 2008, p703-720Journal Article, 2008, DOI
  • 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
  • Bourke, MC, Edgett, KS, Cantor, BA, Recent aeolian dune change on Mars, GEOMORPHOLOGY, 94, (1-2), 2008, p247-255Journal Article, 2008, DOI
  • 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), 2007Journal Article, 2007, DOI , TARA - Full Text
  • 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, p440-452Journal Article, 2006, DOI
  • Weitz, CM, Irwin, RP, Chuang, FC, Bourke, MC, Crown, DA, Formation of a terraced fan deposit in Coprates Catena, Mars, ICARUS, 184, (2), 2006, p436-451Journal Article, 2006, 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), 2004Journal Article, 2004, DOI , TARA - Full Text
  • Bourke, MC, A small-scale throughflow outburst in a heterolithic ephemeral channel, Journal of sedimentary research, 73, (1), 2003, p2-4Journal Article, 2003
  • 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, p881-897Journal Article, 2013, DOI
  • 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, p526-537Journal Article, 2013
  • 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), 2012Journal Article, 2012, DOI
  • 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), 2011Journal Article, 2011, DOI , URL
  • GEOMORPHOLOGY, 121, 1-2, (2010), 1 - 132p, Bourke, M., [Managing Guest Editor], 2008-2010Journal, 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 - 281Journal 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), 2010Journal Article, 2010, DOI , URL
  • 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), 2010Journal Article, 2010, DOI , URL
  • 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 - 1621Journal 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, p422-432Journal Article, 2008, DOI , URL
  • 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 - 358Journal Article, 2008, 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 - 448Journal Article, 2008, DOI
  • 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 - 41Journal 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 - 226Journal Article, 2006
  • Bourke, M.C, and Thorp, M. , Irish Geography, Rainfall-triggered slope failures in eastern Ireland, 38, (1), 2005Journal 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 - 162Journal 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), 2005Journal Article, 2005, DOI , TARA - Full Text
  • 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), 2004Journal Article, 2004, DOI , TARA - Full Text
  • 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 - 1103Journal Article, 2003
  • 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 - 324Journal 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), 2002Journal Article, 2002, TARA - Full Text
  • 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
  • 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, 1998Conference Paper, 1998, TARA - Full Text
  • Zimbelman, J.R., Bourke, M.C., Lorenz, R.D, Recent developments in planetary Aeolian studies and their terrestrial analogs, Aeolian Research, 11, 2013, p109 - 126Journal Article, 2013, URL , TARA - Full Text
  • 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
  • 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 - 178Journal Article, 2010
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Aeolian Research, Amsterdam, Elsevier, [Associate Editor], 2011-2014Editorial Board, 2011
  • Bourke, M.C. and Viles, H.A., A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments, Tucson, Arizona, Planetary Science Institute, 2007, 1 - 75ppBook, 2007
  • Bourke, M.C. and Pilla, F., Nash, C., Cullen, N., Innovative approaches to coastal landslide identification and mapping, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2016Report
  • 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, 2016Report
  • 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, 2017Dataset, URL , TARA - Full Text
  • 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
  • Bourke, M.C. Pila, F. , Inventory of landslides in County Kerry and County Mayo, Ireland, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2014, p1 - 61Report
  • Pila, F. Bourke, M.C., Guidat, T., GIS landslide susceptibility model of County Kerry and County Mayo, Ireland, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2014, 1, 74Report
  • 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 LondonInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Human exploration field activities, Concepts for Activities in the Field for Exploration Experts meeting, Royal Astronomical Society, London, 2012, European Space AgencyInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Sand furrows: a new geomorphic feature on Martian Dunes, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 2013, EGUInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Progress in planetary dune studies, Second International Planetary dunes Workshop, 2011, NASAInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Disappearing and shrinking dunes on Mars, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 2007, EGUInvited Talk
  • 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 ScienceInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Water on Mars, Ireland, 2005, British Association for the Advancement of ScienceInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Niveo-aeolian and denivation deposits on Mars, American Geophysical Union, USA, 2004, AGUInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., New directions and perspectives in Geomorphology: The Geomorphology of Mars. , Association of American Geographers, USA, 2003Invited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Australian desert floods during the late Pleistocene and Holocene, Cosmos Club, Washington DC., USA, 1999, Geological Society of WashingtonInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Dynamic aeolian sediment transport, 45th Annual Binghampton Symposium on Planetary Geomorphology, USA, 2014, University of TennasseeInvited Talk
  • Bourke, M.C., Seasonal changes on aeolian dunes: the role of cryo-aeolian processes, Geological Society of America, USA, 2014, GSAInvited Talk

Research Expertise

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

Carbon capture and Storage, Environment (incl.) Climate Change, Climate Research including Marine Climate Change & Oceanography, Agri-environment - nutrients, biodiversity, gaseous emissions, other, Soils and Land Use, Waste, Resource, Management & Chemicals, Water Quality and the Aquatic Environment, Environmental and geological engineering, geotechnics;, Environmental Sciences including Marine, Physical Geography and geosciences,

Recognition

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Earth and Planetary Studies, Smithsonian 2000-2004
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, UCD 2012-2016
  • Visiting Senior Research Associate, School of Geography, University of Oxford 2003-2014
  • Robert Hill Memorial Prize for 'Outstanding and Innovative Research in the Earth Sciences', Australian National University. 1995
  • Master in Arts (jure officii) 2016
  • Best graduate paper, Australian New Zealand Geography Conference. 1997
  • Favourite Woman in Science (Nomination by TCD Science Students) 2019
  • Favourite Woman in Science (Nomination by TCD Science Students) 2018
  • Academic Research Award, University of Oxford 2002
  • J.M. Bowler award for best graduate paper, Australian Quaternary Association. 1994
  • Trinity Innovation Award: Societal Impact. Presented to the Academic whose research has had a significant impact for Trinity, society and industry 2021
  • Trinity Innovation Awards: Societal Impact (Finalist) 2019
  • Knowledge Transfer Ireland: Industry Engagement Impact Award (Finalist) 2021
  • International Research Fellowship, University New South Wales, Canberra, Australia 2007
  • Favourite Woman in Science (Nomination by TCD Science Students) 2017
  • Fellowship, Trinity College Dublin 2016
  • Elsevier 'Top Cited Author's in Geomorphology (2006-2011) 2011
  • Excellence in Research Student Supervision Award 2023
  • ISROC (Inundation Signatures on Rocky Coastlines, National Science Foundation) Present
  • Geomorphology Association of Ireland Present
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists 2021
  • Geomorphological Association of Ireland Present
  • British Society for Geomorphology Present
  • American Geophysical Union Present
  • Geographical Society of Ireland Present
  • European Geosciences Union Present
  • Irish Quaternary Association Present
  • International Association of Geomorphologists Present
  • NASA review panel: Maturation of Instruments for Solar System Exploration (MatISSE) 2016
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer: NASA Mars Fundamental Research Program 2011
  • National member to the Land4Flood COST action 2018
  • Chair (founder) of the Planetary Geomorphology Working Group of the International Association of Geomorphology 2007
  • Associate Editor Journal of Aeolian Research 2011
  • Invited to serve on NASA review panel: Solar System Working Program(USA) 2017
  • President (acting) Irish Geomorphology group 2020
  • Editorial Advisory Board for Journal of Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 2008
  • National Representative to European Geoscience Union (Geomorphology Group) 2013
  • President(founding) of the Irish Geomorphology Group 2013
  • Managing guest editor for special issue on Geomorphology of Ireland, In Journal of Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 2014
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Cassini Data Analysis program; Aurora (UK) 2013
  • Executive Committee of the British Society for Geomorphology 2001
  • 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
  • NASA research panel Scout Mission to Mars 2010
  • European Science Foundation Europlanet research infrastructure program panel. 2016
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary geology and geophysics; NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (Participating Scientist) 2009
  • President of the Geomorphological Association of Ireland (GAI) 2023
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer for the NASA Mars Data Analysis Program 2004
  • Associate Editor of the Journal Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) 2013
  • Geographical Society of Ireland National Committee Member 2019
  • Royal Irish Academy Geography and Geosciences Committee 2019
  • Executive Committee of the Irish Geomorphology Group 2013
  • Member of the EPA Hydromorphology Working Group 2019
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary geology and geophysics; French Research Agency; NASA Mars Fundamental Research. 2010
  • NASA review panel: Mars Data Analysis 2016
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Mars Data Analysis 2007
  • National representative to International Association of Geomorphologists 2013
  • Invited as Expert external reviewer by the following international programs: NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics. 2006
  • Managing guest editor for special issue on Planetary Dunefields, in Journal of Geomorphology 2009
  • Institute of Geologists of Ireland (Geomorphology representative) 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
  • Chair, NASA Mars Data Analysis Geology Panel 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 Cassini Data Analysis program; Aurora (UK. 2015