Peer reviewed publications

[5]

Quantiative High-Resolution Re-Examination of a Hypothesized Ocean Shoreline in Cydonia Mensae on Mars

Steven Sholes, David Montgomery, David Catling, 2019.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets (in review)
[4]

A Maximum Subsurface Biomass on Mars from Untapped Free Energy: CO and H2 as Potential Antibiosignatures

Steven Sholes, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, David Catling, 2019.
Astrobiology 19(5): (in press) arXiv:1811.08501
[3]

Anoxic Atmospheres on Mars Driven by Volcanism: Implications for Past Environments and Life

Steven Sholes, Megan Smith, Mark Claire, Kevin Zahnle, David Catling, 2017.
Icarus 290: pgs. 46-62, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.022, PDF
Anoxic atmospheres on Mars driven by volcanism: Implications for past environments and life
[2]

Detecting Volcanism on Exoplanets using Transient Sulfate Aerosols

Amit Misra, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Matthew Koehler, Steven Sholes, 2015.
Astrobiology 15(6) pgs. 462-477, doi:10.1089/ast.2014.1204, PDF
Transient Sulfate Aerosols as a Signature of Exoplanet Volcanism.
[1]

Time Scales of Erosion and Deposition Recorded in the Residual South Polar Cap of Mars

Peter Thomas, Wendy Calvin, Peter Gierasch, Robert Haberle, Philip James, Steven Sholes, 2013.
Icarus 225(2): pgs. 923-932, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.08.038, PDF
Time scales of erosion and deposition recorded in the residual south polar cap of Mars

Selected Conference presentations

[8]

Biomass Limits on Subsurface Martian Life from Atmospheric Gases

Steven Sholes, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, David Catling 2019.
Mars Extant Life: What's Next?, Carlsbad, NM, Abstract #5019
[7]

Automated Boulder Detection and Measuring in HiRISE Images

Don Hood, Suniti Karunatillake, Caleb Fassett, Steven Sholes, 2018.
49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, Abstract #2437,abs:2018LPI....49.2437H (poster)
[6]

Boulder-size Distributions as Indicators for Deposition Process on Earth and Mars

Steven Sholes, Amit Mushkin, David Catling, 2017.
Geological Society of America Annual, Seattle, WA, Abstract #304037, doi:10.1130/abs/2017AM-304073‚Äč (talk)
[5]

How Many Blue Whales on Mars? Obtaining a Maximum Extant Biomass Using CO Antibiosignatures

Steven Sholes, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, David Catling, 2017.
Astrobiology Science Conference, Mesa, AZ, Abstract #3189, PDF (talk)
[4]

Quantified Identification of Paleo-Terraces Along a Proposed Martian Ocean Contact

Steven Sholes, David Montgomery, David Catling, 2017.
48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, Abstract #1764, abs:2017LPI....48.1764S (talk)
[3]

An Anoxic Atmosphere on Early, Volcanically Active Mars and its Implications for Life

Steven Sholes, Megan Smith, Mark Claire, Kevin Zahnle, David Catling, 2015.
Astrobiology Science Conference, Chicago, IL, Abstract #7455, PDF (talk)
[2]

High-Resolution Examination of the Geomorphology of Proposed Ocean Shorelines on Mars

Steven Sholes, David Catling, Robert Pretlow, David Montgomery, 2014.
8th International Conference on Mars, Pasadena, CA, Abstract #1014, abs:2014LPICo1791.1014S (poster)
[1]

Object Based Image Analysis for Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces

Steven Sholes, Vincent Chevrier, Jason Tullis, 2013.
44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, Abstract #1527, abs:2013LPI....44.1527S (poster)

Selected Acknowledged Contributions

[3]

Dune Casts Preserved by Partial Burial: The Dune Pits on Mars

MacKenzie Day, David Catling, 2018.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 123: pgs. 1431-1448, doi:10.1029/2018JE005613
(*Provided Helpful Discussions and Software Support*)
Dune Casts Preserved by Partial Burial: The Dune Pits on Mars
[2]

Abundance is Not Enough: Multiple Lines of Evidence in Testing for Ecological Stability in the Fossil Record

Judith Nagel-Myers, Gregory Dietl, John Handley, Carlton Brett, 2013.
PLoS ONE 8(5): e63071, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063071
(*Provided Field Assistance and Specimen Collection*)
Abundance is Not Enough: The Need for Multiple Lines of Evidence in Testing for Ecological Stability in the Fossil Record
[1]

Protichnites eremita Unshelled? Experimental Model-Based Neoichnology and New Evidence for a Euthycarcinoid Affinity for this Ichnospecies

Joseph Collette, Kenneth Gass, James Hagadorn, 2012.
Journal of Paleontology 86(3): pgs. 442-454, doi:10.1666/11-056.1
(*Provided Published Specimen Photographs*)
Protichnites eremita Unshelled? Experimental Model-Based Neoichnology and New Evidence for a Euthycarcinoid Affinity for this Ichnospecies