George D. McDonald
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellow
Georgia Tech

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Peer-Reviewed Publications
[4] L. Ojha, M. Chojnacki, G.D. McDonald, A. Shumway, M.J. Wolff, M.D. Smith, A.S. McEwen, K.L. Ferrier, C. Huber, J.J. Wray, A. Toigo. Seasonal slumps in Juventae Chasma, Mars [Submitted]
[3] J. Mendez Harper, G.D. McDonald, J. Dufek, M.J. Malaska, D.M. Burr, A.G. Hayes, J. McAdams, J.J. Wray. Electrification of sand on Titan and its influence on sediment transport, Nature Geoscience 10, 260-265, 2017. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2921
[2] G.D. McDonald, A.G. Hayes, R.C. Ewing, J.M. Lora, C.E. Newman, T. Tokano, A. Lucas, A. Soto, G. Chen. Variations in Titan's dune orientations as a result of orbital forcing, Icarus 270, 197-210, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.11.036
[1] R.C. Ewing, G.D. McDonald, A.G. Hayes. Multi-spatial analysis of aeolian dune-field patterns, Geomorphology 240, 44-53, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.11.023
Conference Presentations (first-authored, 5 most recent)
[5] G.D. McDonald, L. Ojha, T.H. McConnochie, M.D. Smith, J.J. Wray (Dec 2016). Constraining the sublimation rate of the Louth crater ice mound with observations of atmospheric water vapor in the thermal infrared. 2016 American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting #P21B-2090, San Francisco CA.
[4] G.D. McDonald, L. Kreidberg, E. Lopez (Oct 2016). Investigation of the sub-Neptune photoevaporation desert for M-dwarfs to Sun-like stars. 48th AAS Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting & 11th European Planetary Science Congress #122.33, Pasadena CA.
[3] G.D. McDonald*, P. Corlies*, J.J. Wray, J.D. Hofgartner, S.M. Hörst, A.G. Hayes, L.R. Liuzzo, J. Buffo (Nov 2015). Transmission windows in Titan's lower troposphere: Implications for IR spectrometers aboard future aerial and surface missions. 47th AAS Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting #310.12, Washington DC. (*Authors contributed equally).
[2] G.D. McDonald*, P. Corlies*, J.J. Wray, S.M. Hörst, J.D. Hofgartner, L.R. Liuzzo, J. Buffo, A.G. Hayes (March 2015). Altitude-dependence of Titan's Methane Transmission Windows: Informing Future Missions. 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference #2307, The Woodlands TX. (*Authors contributed equally).
[1] G.D. McDonald, A.G. Hayes, R.C. Ewing, J.M. Lora, T. Tokano, C.E. Newman, A. Soto, G. Chen, A. Lucas (Oct 2014). Modeling the Response of Titan's Dunes to Long-Timescale Orbital Forcing. Titan Surface Workshop, Ithaca NY [Oral].