Members of the UT Planetary Surface Processes Group are listed in bold.


  1. Hiatt, E., M. A. Shadab, S. P. S. Gulick, T. A. Goudge, and M. A. Hesse (2024), Limited recharge of the southern highlands aquifer on Early Mars, Icarus, 408, 115774, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2023.115774.


  1. Miller, R. C., C. Grima, S. P. S. Gulick, T. A. Goudge, A. T. Russell, M. R. Perry, N. E. Putzig, and B. A. Campbell (2023), Dynamic development of the Athabasca Valles outflow system from volcanic facies and 15 m scale roughness, Icarus, 115691, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2023.115691.
  2. Hughes, C. M., M. S. Rice, C. J. Barnhart, T. E. Swanson, A. M. Pfeiffer, and T. A. Goudge (2023), Sources of clay-rich sediment in Eberswalde crater, Mars with implications for biopreservation potential, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 128, e2022JE007545, DOI: 10.1029/2022JE007545.
  3. Goudge, T. A., J. M. Swartz, T. Y. Dong, and D. Mohrig (2023), Characterizing the response of the coastal Rio Grande to upstream damming, Geomorphology, 426, 108604, DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2023.108604.
  4. Goudge, T. A., C. I. Fassett, M. Coholich, and E. R. Bamber (2023), Assessing controls on the incomplete draining of martian open-basin lakes, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 128, e2022JE007443, DOI: 10.1029/2022JE007443.


  1. Bamber, E. R., T. A. Goudge, C. I. Fassett, G. R. Osinski, and G. Stucky de Quay (2022), Paleolake inlet valley formation: Factors controlling which craters breached on early Mars, Geophys. Res. Lett., 49, e2022GL101097, DOI: 10.1029/2022GL101097.
  2. Michalski, J. R., T. A. Goudge, S. A. Crowe, J. Cuadros, J. F. Mustard, and S. S. Johnson (2022), Geological Diversity and Microbiological Potential of Lakes on Mars, Nature Astronomy, 6, 1133-1141, DOI: 10.1038/s41550-022-01743-7.
  3. Dong, T. Y., and T. A. Goudge (2022), Quantitative relationships between river and channel-belt planform patterns, Geology, 50, 1053-1057, DOI: 10.1130/G49935.1.
  4. Hassenruck-Gudipati, H. J., T. S. Ellis, T. A. Goudge, and D. Mohrig (2022), A multi-proxy assessment of terrace formation in the lower Trinity River Valley, Texas, Earth Surf. Dynam., 10, 635-651, DOI: 10.5194/esurf-10-635-2022.
  5. Bamber, E. R., T. A. Goudge, C. I. Fassett, and G. R. Osinski (2022), Constraining the formation of paleolake inlet valleys across crater rims, Icarus, 378, 114945, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2022.114945.
  6. Tebolt, M., and T. A. Goudge (2022), Global investigation of martian sedimentary fan features: Using stratigraphic analysis to study depositional environment, Icarus, 372, 114718, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114718.


  1. Fassett, C. I., and T. A. Goudge (2021), Modeling the hydrodynamics, sediment transport, and valley incision of outlet-forming floods from martian crater lakes, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 126, e2021JE006979, DOI: 10.1029/2021JE006979.
  2. Goudge, T. A., A. M. Morgan, G. Stucky de Quay, and C. I. Fassett (2021), The importance of lake breach floods for valley incision on early Mars, Nature, 597, 645–649, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03860-1.
  3. Stucky de Quay, G., T. A. Goudge, E. S. Kite, C. I. Fassett, and S. D. Guzewich (2021), Limits on runoff episode duration for early Mars: Integrating lake hydrology and climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 48, e2021GL093523, DOI: 10.1029/2021GL093523.
  4. Baum, M., R. Wordsworth, and T. A. Goudge (2021), Consequences of proposed shoreline deformation scenarios for Jezero crater, Mars, Planet. Sci. J., 2, 218, DOI: 10.3847/PSJ/ac01de.
  5. Levy, J. S., C. I. Fassett, J. W. Holt, R. Parsons, W. Cipolli, T. A. Goudge, M. Tebolt, L. Kuentz, J. Johnson, F. Ishraque, B. Cvijanovich, and I. Armstrong (2021), Surface boulder banding indicates martian debris-covered glaciers formed over multiple glaciations, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 118, e2015971118, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2015971118.


  1. Stucky de Quay, G., T. A. Goudge, and C. I. Fassett (2020), Precipitation and aridity constraints from paleolakes on early Mars, Geology, 48, 1189–1193, DOI: 10.1130/G47886.1.
  2. Cardenas, B. T., D. Mohrig, C. M. Hughes, T. A. Goudge, J. S. Levy, T. Swanson, J. Mason, and F. Zhao (2020), The anatomy of exhumed river-channel belts: Bedform- to belt-scale river kinematics of the Ruby Ranch Member, Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, USA, Sedimentology, 67, 3655–3682, DOI: 10.1111/sed.12765.
  3. Swartz, J. M., T. A. Goudge, and D. Mohrig (2020), Quantifying coastal fluvial morphodynamics over the last 100 years on the lower Rio Grande, USA and Mexico, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surface, 125, e2019JF005443, DOI: 10.1029/2019JF005443.
  4. Cook, C. W., A. M. Bramson, S. Byrne, J. W. Holt, M. S. Christoffersen, D. Viola, C. M. Dundas, and T. A. Goudge (2020), Sparse subsurface radar reflectors in Hellas Planitia, Mars, Icarus, 348, 113847, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2020.113847.
  5. Brown, A. J., C. E. Viviano, and T. A. Goudge (2020), Olivine-carbonate mineralogy of the Jezero crater region, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 125, e2019JE006011, DOI: 10.1029/2019JE006011.
  6. Tebolt, M., J. Levy, T. Goudge, and N. Schorghofer (2020), Slope, elevation, and thermal inertia trends of martian recurring slope lineae initiation and termination points: Multiple possible processes occurring on coarse, sandy slopes, Icarus, 338, 113536, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113536.


  1. Cardenas, B. T., T. Swanson, T. A. Goudge, R. W. Wagner, and D. Mohrig (2019), The effect of remote sensing resolution limits on aeolian sandstone measurements and the reconstruction of ancient dune fields on Mars: Numerical experiment using the Page Sandstone, Earth, J. Geophys. Res. Planets., 124, 3244–3256, DOI: 10.1029/2019JE006191.
  2. Tarnas, J. D., J. F. Mustard, H. Lin, T. A. Goudge, E. S. Amador, M. S. Bramble, C. H. Kremer, X. Zhang, Y. Itoh, and M. Parente (2019), Orbital identification of hydrated silica in Jezero crater, Mars, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 12,771–12,782, DOI: 10.1029/2019GL085584.
  3. Schorghofer, N., J. S. Levy, and T. A. Goudge (2019), High-resolution thermal environment of recurring slope lineae in Palikir crater, Mars, and its implications for volatiles, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 124, 2852–2862, DOI: 10.1029/2019JE006083.
  4. Lim, Y., J. S. Levy, T. A. Goudge, and W. Kim (2019), Ice cover as a control on the morphodynamics and stratigraphy of Arctic deltas, Geology, 47, 399–402, DOI: 10.1130/G45146.1.
  5. Shahrzad, S., K. M. Kinch, T. A. Goudge, C. I. Fassett, D. H. Needham, C. Quantin-Nataf, and C. P. Knudsen (2019), Crater statistics on the dark-toned, mafic floor unit in Jezero Crater, Mars, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 2408–2416, DOI: 10.1029/2018GL081402.
  6. Kocurek, G., R. C. Martindale, M. Day, T. A. Goudge, C. Kerans, H. J. Hassenruck-Gudipati, J. Mason, B. T. Cardenas, E. I. Petersen, D. Mohrig, D. S. Aylward, C. M. Hughes, and C. M. Nazworth (2019), Antecedent aeolian dune topographic controls on carbonate and evaporite facies: Jurassic Todilto Member, Wanakah Formation, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, USA, Sedimentology, 66, 808–837, DOI: 10.1111/sed.12518.
  7. Bramble, M. S., T. A. Goudge, R. E. Milliken, and J. F. Mustard (2019), Testing the deltaic origin of fan deposits at Bradbury crater, Mars, Icarus, 319, 363–366, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.09.024.
  8. Hughes, C. M., B. T. Cardenas, T. A. Goudge, and D. Mohrig (2019), Deltaic deposits indicative of a paleo-coastline at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars, Icarus, 317, 442–453, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.08.009.
  9. de Haas, T., S. J. Conway, F. E. G. Butcher, J. Levy, P. M. Grindrod, T. A. Goudge, and M. R. Balme (2019), Time will tell: Temporal evolution of martian gullies and paleoclimatic implications, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., 467, 165–186, DOI: 10.1144/SP467.1.
  10. Goudge, T. A., C. I. Fassett, and D. Mohrig (2019), Incision of paleolake outlet canyons on Mars from overflow flooding, Geology, 47, 7–10, DOI: 10.1130/G45397.1.


  1. Goudge, T. A., and C. I. Fassett (2018), Incision of Licus Vallis, Mars from multiple lake overflow floods, J. Geophys. Res., 123, 405–420, DOI: 10.1002/2017JE005438.
  2. Cardenas, B. T., D. Mohrig, and T. A. Goudge (2018), Fluvial stratigraphy of valley fills at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars: Evidence for base-level fluctuations controlled by a downstream water body, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 130, 484–498, DOI: 10.1130/B31567.1.
  3. Liu, Y., T. A. Goudge, J. G. Catalano, and A. Wang (2018), Spectral and stratigraphic mapping of hydrated minerals associated with interior layered deposits near the southern wall of Melas Chasma, Mars, Icarus, 302, 62–79, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.006.
  4. Goudge, T. A., D. Mohrig, B. T. Cardenas, C. M. Hughes, and C. I. Fassett (2018), Stratigraphy and paleohydrology of delta channel deposits, Jezero crater, Mars, Icarus, 301, 58–75, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.034.
  5. Salvatore, M. R., T. A. Goudge, M. S. Bramble, C. S. Edwards, J. L. Bandfield, E. S. Amador, J. F. Mustard, and P. R. Christensen (2018), Bulk mineralogy of the NE Syrtis and Jezero crater regions of Mars derived through thermal infrared spectral analyses, Icarus, 301, 76–96, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.019.


  1. Goudge, T. A., J. M. Russell, J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, and S. Bijaksana (2017), A 40,000 year record of clay mineralogy at Lake Towuti, Indonesia: Paleoclimate reconstruction from reflectance spectroscopy and perspectives on paleolakes on Mars, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 129, 806–819, DOI: 10.1130/B31569.1.
  2. Goudge, T. A., R. E. Milliken, J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Sedimentological evidence for a deltaic origin of the western fan deposit in Jezero crater, Mars and implications for future exploration, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 458, 357–365, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.056.
  3. Levy, J. S., T. A. Goudge, J. W. Head, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Candidate volcanic and impact-induced ice depressions on Mars, Icarus, 285, 185–194, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.10.021.


  1. Goudge, T. A., C. I. Fassett, J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and K. L. Aureli (2016), Insights into surface runoff on early Mars from paleolake basin morphology and stratigraphy, Geology, 44, 419–422, DOI: 10.1130/G37734.1.
  2. Weider, S. Z., L. R. Nittler, S. L. Murchie, P. N. Peplowski, T. J. McCoy, L. Kerber, C. Klimczak, C. M. Ernst, T. A. Goudge, R. D. Starr, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, and S. C. Solomon (2016), Evidence from MESSENGER for sulfur- and carbon-driven explosive volcanism on Mercury, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 3653–3661, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL068325.


  1. Goudge, T. A., K. L. Aureli, J. W. Head, C. I. Fassett, and J. F. Mustard (2015), Classification and analysis of candidate impact crater-hosted closed-basin lakes on Mars, Icarus, 260, 346–367, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.07.026.
  2. Weber, A. K., J. M. Russell, T. A. Goudge, M. R. Salvatore, J. F. Mustard, and S. Bijaksana (2015), Characterizing clay mineralogy in Lake Towuti, Indonesia, with reflectance spectroscopy, J. Paleolimnol., 54, 253–261, DOI: 10.1007/s10933-015-9844-4.
  3. Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, C. I. Fassett, and S. M. Wiseman (2015), Assessing the mineralogy of the watershed and fan deposits of the Jezero crater paleolake system, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 775–808, DOI: 10.1002/2014JE004782.
  4. Dickson, J. L., J. W. Head, T. A. Goudge, and L. Barbieri (2015), Recent climate cycles on Mars: Stratigraphic relationships between multiple generations of gullies and the latitude dependent mantle, Icarus, 252, 83–94, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.12.035.
  5. Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, M. R. Salvatore, and S. M. Wiseman (2015), Integrating CRISM and TES hyperspectral data to characterize a halloysite-bearing deposit in Kashira crater, Mars, Icarus, 250, 165–187, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.11.034.


  1. Goudge, T. A., J. W. Head, L. Kerber, D. T. Blewett, B. W. Denevi, D. L. Domingue, J. J. Gillis-Davis, K. Gwinner, J. Helbert, G. M. Holsclaw, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, W. E. McClintock, S. L. Murchie, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, R. G. Strom, Z. Xiao, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon (2014), Global inventory and characterization of pyroclastic deposits on Mercury: New insights into pyroclastic activity from MESSENGER orbital data, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 635–658, DOI: 10.1002/2013JE004480.
  2. Izenberg, N. R., R. L. Klima, S. L. Murchie, D. T. Blewett, G. M. Holsclaw, W. E. McClintock, E. Malaret, C. Mauceri, F. Vilas, A. L. Sprague, J. Helbert, D. L. Domingue, J. W. Head, T. A. Goudge, S. C. Solomon, C. A. Hibbitts, and M. D. Dyar (2014), The low-iron, reduced surface of Mercury as seen in spectral reflectance by MESSENGER, Icarus, 228, 364–374, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.10.023.


  1. Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, and C. I. Fassett (2012), Constraints on the history of open-basin lakes on Mars from the composition and timing of volcanic resurfacing, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E00J21, DOI: 10.1029/2012JE004115.
  2. Watters, T. R., S. C. Solomon, C. Klimczak, A. M. Freed, J. W. Head, C. M. Ernst, D. M. Blair, T. A. Goudge, and P. K. Byrne (2012), Extension and contraction within volcanically buried impact craters and basins on Mercury, Geology, 40, 1123–1126, DOI: 10.1130/G33725.1.
  3. Goudge, T. A., J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and C. I. Fassett (2012), An analysis of open-basin lake deposits on Mars: Evidence for the nature of associated lacustrine deposits and post-lacustrine modification processes, Icarus, 219, 211–229, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.02.027.


  1. Head, J. W., C. R. Chapman, R. G. Strom, C. I. Fassett, B. W. Denevi, D. T. Blewett, C. M. Ernst, T. R. Watters, S. C. Solomon, S. L. Murchie, L. M. Prockter, N. L. Chabot, J. J. Gillis-Davis, J. L. Whitten, T. A. Goudge, D. M. H. Baker, D. M. Hurwitz, L. R. Ostrach, Z. Xiao, W. J. Merline, L. Kerber, J. L. Dickson, J. Oberst, P. K. Byrne, C. Klimczak, and L. R. Nittler (2011), Flood volcanism in the northern high latitudes of Mercury revealed by MESSENGER, Science, 333, 1853–1856, DOI: 10.1126/science.1211997.