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Publications

Ashley, T.C., Mahon, R.C., Naqshband, S., McElroy, B. [in revision], Changes in particle behavior associated with development of equilibrium bedforms: In revision for resubmission to the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface

Mahon, R.C. and Shaw, J.B. [in revision], A faithful record of channel mouth bifurcation angles in river delta stratigraphy on Earth and Mars: In revision for resubmission to Geology. EarthArXiv Preprint doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/9R64A [pre-print pdf]

Ke, W.-T., Shaw, J.B., Mahon, R.C., Cathcart, C.A. [2019], Distributary channel networks as moving boundaries: Causes and morphokinematic effects: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2019JF005084  [article  -  pre-print pdf]

Mahon, R.C. and McElroy, B. [2018], Indirect estimation of bedload flux from modern sand-bed rivers and ancient fluvial strata: Geology, in press, doi:10.1130/G40161.1 [pdf]

Naqshband, S., McElroy, B., Mahon, R.C. [2017], Validating a universal model of particle transport lengths with laboratory measurements of suspended grain motions: Water Resources Research, v. 53, no. 5, p. 4106-4123, doi:10.1002/2016WR020024 [pdf]

Mahon, R.C., Shaw, J.B., Barnhart, K.R., Hobley, D.E.J., McElroy, B. [2015], Quantifying the stratigraphic completeness of delta shoreline trajectories: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 120, doi:10.1002/2014JF003298 [pdf]

Link, P.K., Mahon, R.C., Beranek, L.P., Campbell-Stone, E.A., Lynds, R.S. [2014], Detrital zircon provenance of Pennsylvanian and Permian sandstones: Wyoming Craton, Uinta Mountains and Wood River Basin: Rocky Mountain Geology, v. 49, no. 2, p. 115-136, doi:10.2113/gsrocky.49.2.137 [pdf]

Mahon, R.C., Dehler, C.M., Link, P.K., Karlstrom, K.E., Gehrels, G.E. [2014], Geochronologic and stratigraphic constraints on the Mesoproterozoic and Neoproterozoic Pahrump Group, Death Valley, California:  A record of the assembly, stability and breakup of Rodinia: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 126, no. 5-6, p. 652-664, doi:10.1130/B30956.1 [pdf]

Mahon, R.C., Dehler, C.M., Karlstrom, K.E., Link, P.K., Gehrels, G.E. [2014], Detrital zircon provenance and paleogeography of the Pahrump Group and overlying strata, Death Valley, California: Precambrian Research, v. 251, p. 102-117, doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.06.005 [pdf]

RECENT ABSTRACTS

(* indicates UNO DoS Student Author)

 

Mahon, R.C., Ganti, V., Ashley, T.C., McElroy, B., 2020 (submitted), Stochastic model for the development of fluvial bedform cross set bounding surfaces: SEPM International Sedimentary Geosciences Congress, Flagstaff, Arizona. 


Swanson, T., Mohrig, D., Mahon, R.C., 2020 (submitted), Modeling sedimentary structures generated during terminal sand transport by turbidity currents: SEPM International Sedimentary Geosciences Congress, Flagstaff, Arizona.


Shaw, J.B., Mahon, R.C., Gilchrist, S., 2020 (submitted), Sedimentology of a Prograding Distributary Channel Network: SEPM International Sedimentary Geosciences Congress, Flagstaff, Arizona.


Tevis*, L. Mahon, R.C., Esposito, C.R., 2019, Flow and sediment dynamics through complex emergent vegetation: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Amos*, M., Mahon, R.C., Shaw, J.B., Cathcart, C.A., 2019, Sediment transport dynamics and the evolution of subaqueous delta channel levees: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, EP23E-2254.
 

Shaw, J.B., Ke, W.-T., Mahon, R.C., 2018 [invited], Comparing and contrasting tributary and distributary channel networks: GSA Abstracts with Programs, vol. 50, no. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2018AM-321310

Mahon, R.C. and Shaw, J.B., 2018, A faithful record of channel mouth bifurcation angles in river delta stratigraphy on Earth and Mars: AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., EP31D-2379 [abstract]


Ashley, T.C., Mahon, R.C., Naqshband, S., Leary, K., McElroy, B., 2018, Ensemble distributions of particle hop distance and travel time over equilibrium Dunes: AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., EP33A-10 [abstract]


Cathcart, C., Shaw, J.B., Mahon, R.C., Ke, W.-T., 2018, Nourishment area asymmetry relates a distributary channel network’s structure and dynamics: AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., EP31D-2380 [abstract]


Shaw, J.B., Ke, W.-T., Mahon, R.C., 2018, Distributary Channel Networks modeled using Non-linear Viscous Fingering: AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., EP32A-06 [abstract]