JSG_Logo
Tim Goudge

Tim Goudge - CV

Click here for a PDF version of my CV, which is also displayed (in a slightly abbreviated form) below.

My Google Scholar profile is also available here, and my ResearchGate profile is available here.


Education:

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
2015: PhD in Geological Sciences
2012: ScM in Geological Sciences
Advisors: Jim Head and Jack Mustard

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
2009: BSc in Geological Engineering
Focus in Geotechnical Engineering

Professional Experience:

2015 – Present: Jackson School Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow
Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

2010 – 2015: Graduate Student Research Assistant
Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University

Teaching Experience:

2016: Instructor
Mars Sedimentology (GEO291), co-taught with David Mohrig, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

2014: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Mars, Moon, and the Earth (GEOL 0050), Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University

2014: Sheridan Teaching Certificate I – Reflective Teaching
The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University

2007 – 2008: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Earth’s Physical Environment (APSC 151), Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen’s University

Refereed Journal Publications:

1.  de Haas, T., S. J. Conway, F. E. G. Butcher, J. Levy, P. M. Grindrod, T. A. Goudge, and M. R. Balme (2017), Time will tell: Temporal evolution of martian gullies and paleoclimatic implications, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 467, in press, DOI: 10.1144/SP467.1.

2.  Liu, Y., T. A. Goudge, J. G. Catalano, and A. Wang (2017), Spectral and stratigraphic mapping of hydrated minerals associated with interior layered deposits near the southern wall of Melas Chasma, Mars, Icarus, in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.006.

3.  Goudge, T. A., D. Mohrig, B. T. Cardenas, C. M. Hughes, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Stratigraphy and paleohydrology of delta channel deposits, Jezero crater, Mars, Icarus, in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.034.

4.  Salvatore, M. R., T. A. Goudge, M. S. Bramble, C. S. Edwards, J. L. Bandfield, E. S. Amador, J. F. Mustard, and P. R. Christensen (2017), Bulk mineralogy of the NE Syrtis and Jezero crater regions of Mars derived through thermal infrared spectral analyses, Icarus, in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.019.

5.  Cardenas, B. T., D. Mohrig, and T. A. Goudge (2017), Fluvial stratigraphy of valley fills at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars: Evidence for base-level fluctuations controlled by a downstream water body, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., in press, DOI: 10.1130/B31567.1.

6.  Goudge, T. A., J. M. Russell, J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, and S. Bijaksana (2017), A 40,000 year record of clay mineralogy at Lake Towuti, Indonesia: Paleoclimate reconstruction from reflectance spectroscopy and perspectives on paleolakes on Mars, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 129, 806-819, DOI: 10.1130/B31569.1.

7.  Goudge, T. A., R. E. Milliken, J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Sedimentological evidence for a deltaic origin of the western fan deposit in Jezero crater, Mars and implications for future exploration, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 458, 357-365, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.056.

8.  Levy, J. S., T. A. Goudge, J. W. Head, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Candidate volcanic and impact-induced ice depressions on Mars, Icarus, 285, 185-194, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.10.021.

9.  Goudge, T. A., C. I. Fassett, J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and K. L. Aureli (2016), Insights into surface runoff on early Mars from paleolake basin morphology and stratigraphy, Geology, 44, 419-422, DOI: 10.1130/G37734.1.

10.  Weider, S. Z., L. R. Nittler, S. L. Murchie, P. N. Peplowski, T. J. McCoy, L. Kerber, C. Klimczak, C. M. Ernst, T. A. Goudge, R. D. Starr, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, and S. C. Solomon (2016), Evidence from MESSENGER for sulfur- and carbon-driven explosive volcanism on Mercury, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 3653-3661, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL068325.

11.  Goudge, T. A., K. L. Aureli, J. W. Head, C. I. Fassett, and J. F. Mustard (2015), Classification and analysis of candidate impact crater-hosted closed-basin lakes on Mars, Icarus, 260, 346-367, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.07.026.

12.  Weber, A. K., J. M. Russell, T. A. Goudge, M. R. Salvatore, J. F. Mustard, and S. Bijaksana (2015), Characterizing clay mineralogy in Lake Towuti, Indonesia, with reflectance spectroscopy, J. Paleolimnol., 54, 253-261, DOI: 10.1007/s10933-015-9844-4.

13.  Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, C. I. Fassett, and S. M. Wiseman (2015), Assessing the mineralogy of the watershed and fan deposits of the Jezero crater paleolake system, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 775-808, DOI: 10.1002/2014JE004782.

14.  Dickson, J. L., J. W. Head, T. A. Goudge, and L. Barbieri (2015), Recent climate cycles on Mars: Stratigraphic relationships between multiple generations of gullies and the latitude dependent mantle, Icarus, 252, 83-94, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.12.035.

15.  Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, M. R. Salvatore, and S. M. Wiseman (2015), Integrating CRISM and TES hyperspectral data to characterize a halloysite-bearing deposit in Kashira crater, Mars, Icarus, 250, 165-187, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.11.034.

16.  Goudge, T. A., J. W. Head, L. Kerber, D. T. Blewett, B. W. Denevi, D. L. Domingue, J. J. Gillis-Davis, K. Gwinner, J. Helbert, G. M. Holsclaw, N. R. Izenberg, R. L. Klima, W. E. McClintock, S. L. Murchie, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, R. G. Strom, Z. Xiao, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon (2014), Global inventory and characterization of pyroclastic deposits on Mercury: New insights into pyroclastic activity from MESSENGER orbital data, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 635–658, DOI: 10.1002/2013JE004480.

17.  Izenberg, N. R., R. L. Klima, S. L. Murchie, D. T. Blewett, G. M. Holsclaw, W. E. McClintock, E. Malaret, C. Mauceri, F. Vilas, A. L. Sprague, J. Helbert, D. L. Domingue, J. W. Head, T. A. Goudge, S. C. Solomon, C. A. Hibbitts, and M. D. Dyar (2014), The low-iron, reduced surface of Mercury as seen in spectral reflectance by MESSENGER, Icarus, 228, 364–374, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.10.023.

18.  Goudge, T. A., J. F. Mustard, J. W. Head, and C. I. Fassett (2012), Constraints on the history of open-basin lakes on Mars from the composition and timing of volcanic resurfacing, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E00J21, DOI: 10.1029/2012JE004115.

19.  Watters, T. R., S. C. Solomon, C. Klimczak, A. M. Freed, J. W. Head, C. M. Ernst, D. M. Blair, T. A. Goudge, and P. K. Byrne (2012), Extension and contraction within volcanically buried impact craters and basins on Mercury, Geology, 40, 1123–1126, DOI: 10.1130/G33725.1.

20.  Goudge, T. A., J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, and C. I. Fassett (2012), An analysis of open-basin lake deposits on Mars: Evidence for the nature of associated lacustrine deposits and post-lacustrine modification processes, Icarus, 219, 211–229, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.02.027.

21.  Head, J. W., C. R. Chapman, R. G. Strom, C. I. Fassett, B. W. Denevi, D. T. Blewett, C. M. Ernst, T. R. Watters, S. C. Solomon, S. L. Murchie, L. M. Procktor, N. L. Chabot, J. J. Gillis-Davis, J. L. Whitten, T. A. Goudge, D. M. H. Baker, D. M. Hurwitz, L. R. Ostrach, Z. Xiao, W. J. Merline, L. Kerber, J. L. Dickson, J. Oberst, P. K. Byrne, C. Klimczak, and L. R. Nittler (2011), Flood volcanism in the northern high latitudes of Mercury revealed by MESSENGER, Science, 333, 1853–1856, DOI: 10.1126/science.1211997.

Recent Conference Abstracts (past 12 months):

1.  Goudge, T. A., and C. I. Fassett (2017), The importance of lake overflow floods for early martian landscape evolution: Insights from Licus Vallis, Fourth International Conference on Early Mars, Abstract 3025. PDF here.

2. Cardenas, B. T., T. A. Goudge, C. M. Hughes, J. S. Levy, and D. Mohrig (2017), Justifying martian fluvial sinuous ridge measurements using Earth analog stratigraphy, Fourth International Conference on Early Mars, Abstract 3060.

3. Salvatore, M., T. Goudge, M. Bramble, C. Edwards, J. Bandfield, E. Amador, J. Mustard, and P. Christensen (2017), Bulk mineralogy of the Northeast Syrtis and Jezero crater regions of Mars derived through thermal infrared spectral analyses, Fourth International Conference on Early Mars, Abstract 3058.

4.  Goudge, T. A., B. L. Ehlmann, C. I. Fassett, J. W. Head, J. F. Mustard, N. Mangold, S. Gupta, R. E. Milliken, and A. J. Brown (2017), Jezero crater, Mars as a compelling site for future in situ exploration, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1197. PDF here.

5.  Goudge, T. A., D. Mohrig, B. T. Cardenas, C. M. Hughes, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Stratigraphy and evolution of delta channel deposits, Jezero crater, Mars, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1195. PDF here.

6. Petersen, E. I., J. W. Holt, J. S. Levy, and T. A. Goudge (2017), New constraints on surface debris layer composition for martian mid-latitude glaciers from SHARAD and HiRISE, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 2767.

7. Brown, A. J., C. E. Viviano-Beck, T. A. Goudge, and K D. Putirka (2017), Carbonate mineralogy of the Jezero crater watershed, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 2346.

8. Bramble, M. S., T. A. Goudge, R. E. Milliken, and J. F. Mustard (2017), Testing the deltaic origin of fan deposits at Bradbury crater, Mars, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 2210.

9. Cardenas, B. T., T. A. Goudge, C. M. Hughes, D. Mohrig, and J. S. Levy (2017), Stratigraphic architecture of compound channel-filling deposits in the Cedar Mountain and Morrison Formations, Utah: Stratigraphic analogs to martian sinuous ridges, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1946.

10. Cardenas, B. T., D. Mohrig, and T. A. Goudge (2017), Fluvial stratigraphy at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars records base level changes and backwater sedimentation controlled by a fluctuating downstream body of standing water, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1938.

11. Salvatore, M. R., T. A. Goudge, M. S. Bramble, C. S. Edwards, J. L. Bandfield, E. S. Amador, J. F. Mustard, and P. R. Christensen (2017), Bulk mineralogy of the northwest Isidis region of Mars derived through thermal infrared spectral analyses, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1154.

12. Fassett, C. I., and T. A. Goudge (2017), Hydrological modeling of the Jezero crater outlet-forming flood, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1145.

13. Gearon, J. H., J. S. Levy, and T. A. Goudge (2017), Making sense of chaos: Geomorphic investigations of martian chaos terrain, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1121.

14. Shover, K. R., T. A. Goudge, J. S. Levy, J. W. Holt, and C. I. Fassett (2017), Waning intensity of hydrological activity on Mars captured by fan/valley system mass balance, 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 1106.

15. Goudge, T. A., and C. I. Fassett (2016), Knickpoints and hanging valleys of Licus Vallis, Mars, 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract EP41B-0909.

16. Aylward, D., J. M. Swartz, T. A. Goudge, and D. Mohrig (2016), Alongshore distribution of washover deposits: Hurricane Ike and the Texas coast, 2008, 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract EP11A-0964.

17. Ellis, T., H. J. Hassenruck-Gudipati, D. Mohrig, and T. A. Goudge (2016), Investigating the relationship of Late Pleistocene terrace formation and channel dynamics within the Texas Gulf Coast plain, 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract EP13B-1037.

18. Lim, Y., J. S. Levy, T. A. Goudge, and W. Kim (2016), Controls of ice cover on Arctic delta morphodynamics and depositional processes, 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract EP12B-06.

Invited Talks:

2017: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; NASA Ames Research Center; USGS Menlo Park; Southwest Research Institute; NASA JPL; Rice University; SETI Institute; UT Institute for Geophysics; 58th Brown-Vernadsky Microsymposium
2016: University of Manitoba; UT – Austin; GSA Annual Meeting

Academic Honors and Awards:

While at The University of Texas at Austin:
2015 - Present: Jackson School Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

While at Brown University:
2012 – 2015: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship
2010 – 2011: First Year Graduate Fellowship

While at Queen’s University:
2008 – 2009: J. P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship
2008 – 2009: Gartner Lee Scholarship in Geological Engineering
2007 – 2008 : J. J. Denny Memorial Scholarship in Geological Engineering
2006 – 2008: Morley E. Wilson Scholarship in Geological Sciences
2005 – 2006: Dean’s Entrance Scholarship in Applied Science

Public Outreach and Service:

2017: Conference Session Co-Chair
Co-chair for session “ Water on Mars II” at 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

2015 – Present: Peer Reviewer
Reviewer for Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets; Icarus; Planetary Data System (PDS).
Review Panelist and External Reviewer for NASA ROSES.

2011 – 2016: Volunteer for Mars Exploration Student Data Teams (MESDT)
Participated in MESDT teleconference presentations on Mars science, with a specific emphasis on remote sensing and composition using Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) data. Provided feedback on high school student projects utilizing CRISM data.

2011 – 2015: Volunteer Science Teacher
Helped plan and teach ~1 hour supplementary science lessons to students in Grade 2 at Vartan-Gregorian Elementary School (Providence, RI). Topics have included: Properties of Matter, Rock Types and Mineral Identification, and The Global Water Cycle.

2014: Conference Session Co-Chair
Co-chair for session T224 “When Water Meets Rock: Aqueous Alteration in the Solar System I” at 2014 GSA Annual Meeting.

2014: Guest Speaker at University of Maryland Observatory
Gave guest public lecture entitled “Searching for Ancient Rivers and Paleolakes on Mars” at the University of Maryland Observatory open house.

2014: Guest Speaker for Skyscrapers, Inc.
Gave guest public lecture entitled “The Role of Water in Shaping the Surface of Early Mars” at the monthly meeting of Skyscrapers, Inc., a Rhode Island amateur astronomy club.

2012 – 2014: Volunteer Science Teacher Program Organizer  
Organized efforts by the Brown University Department of Geological Sciences graduate students in volunteering at Vartan-Gregorian Elementary School (see point above). Responsible for scheduling lessons, deciding on topics to be covered (influenced by RI public school curriculum), coordinating with teachers, and overall organization.

2011: Judge for Athena Science Challenge
Acted as the geology judge for the Athena Science Challenge, a science competition for female high school students, run by the Brown Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) group.

2011 – 2012: Brown Graduate Student GeoClub Co-president
Helped organize fundraising and social activities for the Brown University Department of Geological Sciences graduate student body. Acted as graduate student liaison for Planetary Geosciences Group faculty meetings.

Media Coverage:

2017: “Mars research finds evidence of vast bodies of water”
by Sabrina Tran, The Daily Texan. Link.

2017: “Three sites where NASA might retrieve its first Mars rock”
by Alexandra Witze, Nature. Link.

2017: “Mars 2020: Could this be Red Planet round-trip?”
by Patrick Reilly, The Christian Science Monitor. Link.

2017: “U. scientists attend NASA’s Mars 2020 rover workshop”
by Simran Arora, The Brown Daily Herald. Link.

2015: “Ancient Mars lake could be prime target in search for life”
by Carolyn Y. Johnson, The Boston Globe. Link.

2013: “Lava flows resurfaced crater lakes after water was gone”
by Robert Burnham, Red Planet Report. Link.

2012: “Researchers explore water in past Martian climate”
by Adam Asher, The Brown Daily Herald. Link.

2012: “Mars Clays Could Preserve Signs of Life”
by Nola Redd, Space.com. Link.

Professional Associations:

2015 – Present: Sigma Xi (Full Member)
2012 – Present: Geological Society of America (GSA)
2011 – Present: American Geophysical Union (AGU)
2011 – Present: Geological Association of Canada (GAC)


Timothy A. Goudge | Postdoctoral Fellow | Jackson School of Geosciences
Please feel free to email me at: tgoudge <at> jsg <dot> utexas <dot> edu
Last updated: 11/28/2017