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*Rivera-Hernandez F, *Palucis MC, Global oceans or just large lakes? Geomorphic analysis of deltas and fans in the Gale Crater region of Mars (in review, GRL)

*Palucis MC, *Garczynski B, Jasper J, and Dietrich WE, Quantitative assessment of uncertainties in crater retention ages on small surface areas (submitted to Icarus)

*Palucis MC, Kring DA, Howard A, Nishiizumi K and Dietrich WE, The role of debris flows on the post-impact evolution of Meteor Crater (Arizona, USA) (prepared for GSA Bulletin)

*Palucis MC, Ulizio T, Fuller B, and Lamb MP, Testing hypotheses for wildfire-induced debris flows in steep bedrock landscapes using field data from the San Gabriel Mountains, CA (in preparation for GSA Bulletin)


*Palucis MC, Ulizio T, Fuller B, and Lamb MP, Intense granular sheet flow in steep river experiments, Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2018GL077526. 

*Palucis MC, Ulizio T, Fuller B, and Lamb MP, Flow resistance, sediment transport, and bedform development in a steep gravel-bedded river flume, Geomorphology doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.08.003.


Prancevic J, Lamb MP, *Palucis MC, and Venditti J, The role of three-dimensional boundary stresses in limiting the initiation and size of experimental landslides, JGR – Earth Surface, doi: 1002/2017JF004410.

*Palucis MC and Lamb MP, 2017, What controls channel form in steep mountain streams?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074198.

Dietrich, WE, *Palucis MC, Williams RME, Lewis KW, Rivera-Hernandez F, and Sumner DY, 2017, Fluvial gravels on Mars: Analysis and implications, Gravel-bed rivers: Process and disasters, p. 467.

Edgar LA, Gupta S, Rubin DM, Lewis KW, Kocurek GA, Anderson RB, Bell JF, Dromart G, Edgett KS, Grotzinger JP, Hardgrove C, Kah LC, Leveille R, Malin MC, Mangold N, Milliken RE, Minitti M, *Palucis MC, Rice M, Rowland SK, Scheiber J, Stack KM, Sumner DY, Wiens RC, Williams RME, and Williams AJ, 2017, Shaler: In-situ analysis of a fluvial sedimentary deposit on Mars, Sedimentology, 65(1), 96-122, doi: 10.1111/sed.12370.


Mangold, N, Thompson LM, Forni O, Fabre C, Le Deit L, Wiens RC, Williams AJ, Williams RME, Anderson RB, Blaney DL, Calef F, Cousin A, Clegg SM, Dromart G, Dietrich WE, Edgett KS, Fisk MR, Gasnault O, Gellert R, Grotzinger JP, Kah L, Le Mouelic S, McLennan SM, Maurice S, Meslin PY, Newsom HE, *Palucis MC, Rapin W, Sautter V, Siebach KL, Stack K, Sumner D, and Yingst A (2016), Composition of conglomerates analyzed by the Curiosity Rover: Implications for Gale crater crust and sediment sources, JGR – Planets, 121(3), 353-387, doi: 10.1002/2015JE004977.

*Palucis, MC, Hayes AG, Williams RME, Sumner D, Mangold N, Horton N, Parker T, Lewis K, and Dietrich WE (2016), Sequence and relative timing of large lakes in Gale Crater (Mars) after the formation of Mt. Sharp, JGR – Planets, doi: 10.1002/2015JE004905.

Kaitna R, *Palucis MC, Yohannes B, Hill KM, and Dietrich WE (2016), Effects of coarse grain size distribution and fine particle content on pore fluid pressure and shear behavior in experimental debris flows, JGR – Earth Surface, 121(2), 415-441, doi: 10.1002/2015JF003725.


Grotzinger JP, Gupta S, Rubin DM, Schieber J, Sumner D, Stack KM, Vasavada AR, Arvidson RE, Calef F, Edgar L, Fischer W, Grant JA, Kah LC, Lamb MP, Lewis KW, Mangold N, Minitti M, Palucis MC, Rice M, Siebach K, Williams RME, Yingst RA, Blake D, Blaney D, Conrad P, Crisp J, Dietrich WE, Dromart G, Edgett KS, Ewing RC, Gellert R, Griffes J, Hurowitz JA, Kocurek G, Mahaffy P, Malin MC, McBride M, McLennan SM, Mischna M, Ming D, Milliken R, Newsom H, Oehler D, Parker TJ, Vaniman D, Wiens R, and Wilson S (2015), Deposition, Exhumation, and Paleoclimate of an Ancient Lake Deposit, Gale Crater, Mars, Science, 350(6257), 1-12, doi: 10.1126/science.aac7575.

Newsom HE, Mangold N, Kah LC, Williams JM, Arvidson RE, Stein N, Ollila AM, Bridges J, Schwenzer SP, King PL, Grant JA, Pinet P, Bridges NT, Calef F, Wiens RC, Spray JG, Vaniman DT, Elston WE, Berger J, Garvin JB, and Palucis MC (2015), Gale crater and impact processes - Curiosity's first 364 Sols on Mars, Icarus, 249, 108-128, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.013.


*Palucis MC, Dietrich WE, Hayes AG, Williams RME, Sumner D, Mangold N, Horton N, Gupta S, Calef F, and Hardgrove C (2014) Origin and Evolution of the Peace Vallis fan system that drains to the Curiosity landing site, J. Geophys. Res., Planets, 119(4), 705-728, doi: 10.1002/2013JE004583.

Hamilton VE, Vasavada AR, Sebastian E, Armiens C, De la Torre M, Ramos M, *Palucis MC, Lemmon MT, Rafkin SCR, Carrasci I, Gomez-Elvira J, Christen PR, Goetz W, Madsen MB, Yingst RA, Richardson MR, De Pablo MA, Martinez-Frias J, Martin-Torres FJ, Zorzano-Mier MP, and the MSL Team, (2014) Observations and science results from the first 100 sols of MSL REMS ground temperature sensor measurements at Gale Crater, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 119(4), 745-770, doi: 10.1002/2013JE004520.

Grotzinger, JP, Sumner DY, Kah LC, Stack K, Gupta S, Edgar L, Rubin D, Lewis K, Schieber J, Mangold N, Milliken R, Conrad PG, DesMarais D, Farmer J, Siebach K, Calef III F, Hurowitz J, McLennan SM, Ming D, Vaniman D, Crisp J, Vasavada A, Edgett KS, Malin M, Blake D, Gellert R, Mahaffy P, Wiens RC, Maurice S, Grant JA, Wilson S, Anderson RC, Beegle L, Arvidson R, Hallet B, Sletten RS, Rice M, Bell III J, Griffes J, Ehlmann B, Anderson RB, Bristow TF, Dietrich WE, Dromart G, Eigenbrode J, Fraeman A, Hardgrove C, Herkenhoff K, Jandura L, Kocurek G, Lee S, Leshin LA, Leveille R, Limonadi D, Maki J, McCloskey S, Meyer M, Minitti M, Newsom HE, Oehler D, Okon D, *Palucis MC, Parker T, Rowland S, Schmidt M, Squyres S, Steele A, Stolper E, Summons R, Treiman A, Williams R, Yingst A, and MSL Science Team, (2014) A habitable fluvio-lacustrine environment at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars, Science, 343(6169), 1242777, doi:10.1126/science.1242777.


Yingst RA, Kah LC, *Palucis MC, Williams RME, Garvin J, Bridges JC, Bridges N, Farmer J, Gasnault O, Goetz W, Hamilton VE, Hipkin V, Jensen JK, King PL, Koefoed A, Le Mouélic S, Madsen MB, Martinez Frias J, Maurice S, McCartney EM, Newsom H, Pariser O, Wiens RC (2013) Characteristics of pebble and cobble-sized clasts along the Curiosity rover traverse from Bradbury Landing to Rocknest, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 118(11), 2361-2380, doi: 10.1002/2013JE004435.

Williams RME, Grotzinger JP, Dietrich WE, Gupta S, Sumner DY, Wiens RC, Mangold N, Malin MC, Edgett KS, Maurice S, Forni O, Gasnault O, Ollila A, Newsom HE, Dromart G, *Palucis MC, Yingst RA, Anderson RB, Herkenhoff KE, Le Mouélic S, Goetz W, Madsen MB, Koefoed A, Jensen JK, Bridges JC, Schwenzer SP, Lewis KB, Stack KM, Rubin D, Kah LC, Bell JF, Farmer JD, Sullivan R, Van Beek T, Blaney DL, Pariser O, and Deen RG (2013), Martian fluvial conglomerates at Gale crater, Science, Vol 340, 1068-1072, doi: 10.1126/science.1237317.