PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (first author)

Molaro, JL, S Byrne, and J-L Le (in press with Icarus). Thermally induced stresses in lunar boulders, implications for breakdown.
Molaro, JL, and S Byrne, 2012. Rates of Temperature Change of Airless Landscapes and Implications for Thermal Stress Weathering. JGR Planets 117, E10, DOI: 10.1029/2012JE004138.

Molaro, JL, and CP McKay, 2010. Processes controlling rapid temperature variations on rock surfaces. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35: 501-507.



COAUTHOR PUBLICATIONS 

Neish, C, JL Molaro, JM Lora, AD Howard, RL Kirk, P Schenk, VJ Bray, and RD Lorenz, 2015. Fluvial erosion as a mechanism for crater modification on Titan. Icarus, 270: 114-129.

Eppes, MC, A Willis, JL Molaro, S Abernathy, and B Zhou, 2015. Cracks in Martian boulders exhibit preferred orientations that point to solar-induced thermal stress. Nature Communications, 6, 6712, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7712.


Pelletier, JD, SB DeLong, CA Orem, P Becerra, K Compton, K Gressett, J Lyons-Baral, LA McGuire, JL Molaro, JC Spinler, 2012. How do vegetation bands form in dry lands? Insights from numerical modeling and field studies in southern Nevada, USA. JGR Earth Surface 117, F4: 10.1029/2012JF002465. 

McKay CP, JL Molaro, and MM Marinova, 2009. High-frequency rock temperature data from hyper arid desert environments in the Atacama and the Antarctic Dry Valleys and implications for rock weathering. Geomorphology, 110: 183-187.