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2014-2011

Papers in refereed journals:

Dohm, J., Mahaney, W.C., et al. (22 authors), Geologic and hydrologic histories of the Argyre basin and surroundings, Mars, J. of Geophysical Research, in progress.

Mahaney, W.C., Voros, J., Krishnamani, R., Hancock, R.G.V., Aufreiter, S., Milner, M.W., Physico-chemical and mineral composition of Neem tree soils and relation to nutrition/pharmaceutical properties, Journal of Environmental Geochemistry and Health, submitted, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Schwartz, S., Hart, K., Dohm, J., Allen, C.C.R., Mineralogy and chemistry of a microfauna-microbe bearing Early-Middle Miocene Antarctic paleosol. Astrobiology, submitted, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Pedological iron/Al extracts, clast analysis and Coleoptera from an Antarctic paleosol: evidence of a Middle Miocene or earlier Climatic Optimum, Journal of Geology, submitted.

Mahaney, W.C., Holocene stratigraphy and paleoclimate, Okstindan Mountains, Norway, Geografiska Annaler, submitted, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Clay mineral evidence of a bioclimatically-disrupted soil, Rouge River basin, south-central Ontario, Canada. Geomorphology, submitted, 2014.

Sirle, Liivamägi, Somelar, Peeter, Ilze, Vircava, Mahaney, W.C., Kirs, Juho, and Kirismäe, Kalle, Petrology, mineralogy and geochemical climofunctions of the Neoproterozoic Baltic paleosol. Precambrian Research, submitted, 2014.

Liivamägi, Sirle, Somelar, Peeter, Mahaney, W.C., Kirs, Juho, Kirsimäe, Kalle, Neoproterozoic Baltic Paleosol: tropical weathering at high latitude? Geology, in press, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., The alpine invasion of Italy in 218 B.C.: geological reconnaissance of the alpine route. American Journal of Ancient History, New Series 6, in press, 2014.


Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, D.H., Allen, C.C.R., Milner, M.W., Batchelor, D., LeCompte, M., Kelleher, B., O’Reilly, S., Reassessment of the microbial role in Mn-Fe nodule genesis in Andean paleosols. Geomicrobiology, in press, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Keiser, Leslie, Krinsley, D.H., West, Allen, Dirszowsky, R., Allen, C.C.R., Costa, P., Recent Developments in the Analysis of the Black Mat Layer and Cosmic Impact at 12.8 ka., Geografiska Annaler, v. 96, no. 1, p. 99-111, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Allen, C.C.R., Pentlavalli, P., Dirszowsky, R., Tricart, P., Keiser, L., Somelar, P., Kelleher, B., Murphy, B., Costa, P.J.M., Julig, P., Polybius’s ‘previous landslide’: proof that Hannibal’s invasion route crossed the col de la Traversette, Journal Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry, in press 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Hancock, R.G.V., Milan, A., Pulleyblank, C., Costa, P.J.M., Milner, M.W., Reconstruction of Wisconsinan-age ice dynamics and compositions of Southern Ontario glacial diamictons, glaciofluvial/lacustrine and deltaic sediment, Geomorphology, v. 206, p. 421-439, 2014.

Mahaney, W.C., Keiser, L., Krinsley, D., Kalm, V., Beukens, R., West, A., New Evidence from a Black Mat Site in the northern Andes supporting a cosmic impact 12,800 Years Ago, Journal of Geology, v. 121, (6), p. 591-602, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Keiser, Leslie, Krinsley, D.H., Pentlavalli, P., Allen, C.C.R., Somelar, P., Schwartz, Stephane, Dohm, James M., Dirzowsky, Randy, West, Allen, Julig, P., Costa, P., 2013. Weathering rinds as mirror images of palaeosols: examples from the Western Alps with correlation to Antarctica and Mars. Journal of the Geological Society, Lyell Volume, doi: 10.1144/jgs2012-150, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Kalm, V., Late Holocene paleoclimate and weathering history in the Norra Storfjället Mountains, Sweden, deglacial record and soil stratigraphy. Geografiska Annaler, v. 95, p.145-158, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Barendregt, R.W., Allen, C.C.R., Bray, D., Milner, M.W., Coprolites from the Cretaceous Bearpaw Formation of Saskatchewan, Cretaceous Research, v. 41, p. 31-38, 2013.

Costa, P., Andrade, C., Mahaney, W.C. Marques da Silva, F., Freire, P., Janardo, C., Oliveira, A., Silva, T., Lopes, V., Aeolian microtextures in silica spheres Induced in wind tunnel experiment: comparison with aeolian quartz. Geomorphology, v. 180, p. 120-129, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C. Barendregt, R.W., Hamilton, T.S., Hancock, R.G.V., Costa, P.J.M., Soil mineralogy and chemistry of Late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene paleosols on Mount Kenya: age and paleoclimate reconstruction, Geomorphology, v. 204, p. 217-228, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Barendregt, R.W., Hamilton, T.S., Hancock, R.G.V., Tessler, Dez, Costa, P.J.M., Stratigraphy of the Gorges Moraine System, Mount Kenya: paleosol record and paleoclimate, Journal Geological Society (London), doi: 10.1144/jgs2012-079, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Kalm, V., Late Holocene Paleoclimate and weathering history in the Norra Storfjället Mountains, Sweden: solifluction and 14C dated pedostratigraphy. Geomorphology, v. 173-174, p. 43-51, 2013.

Fink, W., Sun, H.J., Mahaney, W.C., Kuhlman, K.R., Schulze-Makuch, D., Planetary imaging in powers of ten: a multiscale, multipurpose astrobiological imager. Astrobiology, v. 13, no. 11, 2013.

Mahaney, W.C., Keiser, L., Weathering rinds-unlikely host clasts for an impact-induced event. Geomorphology v. 184, p.74-83, 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Dohm, J.M., Fairen, Alberto. Weathering rinds on clasts: examples from Earth and Mars as short and long term recorders of paleoenvironment. Journal of Planetary and Space Sciences, v. 73, p. 243-253, 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, D.H., Allen, C.C.R., Biomineralization of weathered rock rinds: examples from the lower Afroalpine zone on Mount Kenya. Geomicrobiology, v. 30, p. 411-421, 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, D.H., Allen, C.C.R., Langworthy, K., Ditto, J., Weathering rinds: archives of paleoenvironments on Mount Kenya, East Africa. Journal of Geology, v. 120, p. 591-602, 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Comments on Kuhle & Kuhle, Archaeometry, ‘Hannibal gone astray’ a critical comment on the Hannibalic Invasion Route. Geoarchaeology, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2012.00724.x., 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Hart, K., Dohm, J.M., Hancock, R.G.V., Kelleher, B., Allen, C., Milner, M.W., Coleoptera and microbe biomass in Antarctic Dry Valley paleosols adjacent to the Inland Ice: implications for Mars. Journal of Planetary and Space Sciences, v. 60, p. 386-398, 2012.

Julig, P.J., Mahaney, W.C., Kalm, V., Earl-Goulet, J.R., Geoarchaeological importance of sub-Arctic bird perches dated by lee-side turf mound accumulation and identified by lichen plumes. Polar Record, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0032247412000368, 2012.

Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, D.H., Extreme heating events and effects in the natural environment. Geomorphology, v. 139-140, p. 348-359, 2011.

Fairién, Alberto, James Dohm, Vic Baker, Shane Thompson, William C. Mahaney, Ken Herkenhoff, Alexis Rodriguez, Alfonso Davila, Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Ramy El Maarry, Esther Uceda, Ricardo Amils, Hirdy Miyamoto, Kyeong Kim, Robert Anderson, Chris McKay, Meteorites at Meridiani Planum provide evidence for significant amounts of surface water on early Mars, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 46 no. 12, p. 1832-1841, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Hancock, R.G.V., Melville, H., Late Glacial retreat and Neoglacial advance sequences in the Zillertal Alps, Austria, Geomorphology v. 130, p. 312–326, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Milner, M.W., Lightning-induced mineral/chemical changes in red pine (Pinus resinosa). Palaeo-3, v. 309, p. 367-373, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Dohm, J.M., The 2011 Japanese 8.9 magnitude earthquake: test of a kinetic energy wave model using coastal configuration and offshore gradient, Sedimentary Geology, v. 239, p. 80–86, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, Dave, Dohm, James, Kalm, Volli, Langworthy, Kurt, Ditto, Jeff, Notes on the black mat sediment, Mucuñuque catchment, northern Mérida Andes, Venezuela. Journal of Advanced Microscopic Research, v. 6, p. 1-9, 2011.

Hart, K., Szpak, M.T., Mahaney, W.C., Frazer, A.R., Jordan, S.F., Dohm, J.M., Allen, C.C.R., Kelleher, B.P., A bacterial enrichment study and overview of the extractable lipids from Antarctic paleosols, Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Astrobiology, v. 11, No. 4, p. 303-321, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Hart, K., Dohm, J., Hancock, R.G.V., Aluminum extracts in Antarctic paleosols: proxy data for organic compounds and bacteria and implications for Martian paleosols. Sedimentary Geology, v. 237, p. 84–94, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Krinsley, D., Langworthy, K., Hart, K., Kalm, V., Tricart, P., Schwartz, S., Fired glaciofluvial sediment in the northwestern Andes: biotic aspects of the black mat. Sedimentary Geology, v. 237, p. 73–83, 2011.

Mahaney, W.C., Milner, M.W., Lightning-induced mineral/chemical changes in red pine (Pinus resinosa). Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Paleoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.07.006, 2011.

Fairién, A., Dohm, J., Baker, V., Thompson, S., Herkenhoff, K., Mahaney, W.C., Rodriguez, A., Davila, A., Schulze-Makuch, D., El Maarry, R., Uceda, E., Amils, R., Miyamoto, H., Kim, K., Anderson, R., McKay, C., Meteorites at Meridiani Planum provide evidence for significant amounts of surface water on early Mars. Journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 46, p. 1832-1841, 2011.