Publications

For full-text and associated conference posters, please see my ResearchGate page.

 

Papers

 

Black, S. R., Yingst, R. A., Hynek, B. M. (2016), Field-Portable VNIR Spectrometry: Applications for Mars Rover Operational Strategies Testing at Terrestrial Analog Sites, Spectroscopy, September 2016.

 

Conference Abstracts

 

Black, S. R., Hynek, B. M., McHenry, L. J., McCollom, T., Cameron, B., Ludyan, J. (2017), Alteration Mineralogy and the Effect of Parent Lithology at Hydrothermal Mars Analog Sites: Initial Results from Hengill and Krafla Volcanoes, Iceland, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 48.

 

El-Maarry, M. R., Black, S. R., Hynek, B. M., McHenry, L. J. (2017), Mineralogy of Fumarolic Deposits from Iceland as Analogs for Ancient Hydrothermal Systems on Mars: Role of Temperature, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 48.

 

Yingst, R. A., Bartley, J., Chidsey, T., Cohen, B. A., Gilleaudeau, G., Hynek, B. M., Kah, L. C., Minitti, M. E., Williams, R. M. E., Black, S., Gemperline, J., Helsius, R., Schaufler, R. (2017), Determining Efficient Rover Science Protocols for Robotic Sample Selection, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 48.

 

Chojnacki, M., Hynek, B. M., Black, S. R., Hoover, R., Martin, J. R. (2016), Geologic Mapping of the Coprates Chasma (MTM -15057), Mars: Year 2, in Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Planetary Geologic Mappers, Flagstaff, AZ, June 2016.

 

Black, S. R., Hynek, B. M., Hoover, R., Beckerman, L. G., Alvarado, G. E. (2016), Characterization of Hydrothermal Alteration in Costa Rica: Mineralogy, Methodology, and Implications for Mars, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 47, 2546-2547.

 

Chojnacki, M., Hynek, B. M., Black, S. R., Hoover, R., Martin, J. R. (2016), Geologic Mapping of the Coprates Chasma (MTM -15057), Mars: Year 2, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 47, 2828-2829.

 

Black, S. R., Hynek, B. M., Kierein-Young, K. S., Avard, G., and Alvarado, G. E. (2015), Hydrothermal Alteration Mineralogy Characterized Through Multiple Analytical Methods: Implications for Mars, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, # 82595.

 

Hynek, B. M., Chojnacki, M., Black, S. R., and Martin, J. R. (2015), Geologic Mapping of the Coprates Chasma (MTM -15057), Mars: Year 1. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of Planetary Geologic Mappers, Honolulu, HI, June 22-24, 2015.

 

Black, S. R., Hynek, B. M., and Alvarado, G. E. (2015), Spectral Identification of Acid Sulfate Alteration Products in Costa Rica Volcanoes: Implications for Early Mars, in Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts, 46, 2260-2261.

 

Gallant, M., Gravely, D., and Stelmack, S. (2011), Constructing an eruptive history: An analysis of the Tekoa Tuff in Island Hills, New Zealand, Geological Society of America Fall Meeting Abstracts.

 

Gregg, T.K., Lopes, R.M., Black, S.M. (sic.), and Lougen, J. (2006), Ionian Paterae: New Insights from Observations, Numerical Modeling, and Laboratory Simulations, in AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 1, p. 105, P23E-1015.

 

Black, S.R. (2006), The Origin and Evolution of Islands in Ionian Paterae. Masters Thesis. The State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Geology.

 

Black, S.R., and Gregg, T.K.P. (2006), The Origin and Evolution of Islands in Ionian Paterae. in Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Abstracts, 37, 2180-2181.

 

Teaching Materials

 

Stelmack, S.R.B, and Frappier, A. (2010), Oceanography Laboratory Manual, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York.

 

Stelmack, S.R.B, and Nichols, K. (2009), Earth Systems Science Laboratory Manual, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York.

 

Theses

 

Black, S.R. (2006), The Origin and Evolution of Islands in Ionian Paterae. Masters Thesis. The State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Geology.

 

News Articles

 

Searching for Martian Microbes with the Help of a University of Alaska Fairbanks Lab by Megan Murphy