publications

 

Daniel MEGE

 

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updated: March 9, 2017

Skiścim, M., Gurgurewicz, J., Mège, D, Pers, J., New approach for characterization of nanoscale fractures in basalts: atomic force microscopy, submitted to Geology.

Dębniak, K., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., 2017. Geomorphologic map of Ius Chasma, Valles Marineris, Mars. Journal of Maps 13, 260-269, doi:10.1080/17445647.2017.1296790. PDF

Castaldo, L., Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Orosei, R., Alberti, G., 2017. Global permittivity mapping of the Martian surface using SHARAD, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 462, 55-56, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.01.012. PDF

Kromuszczyńska, O., Mège, D., Castaldo, L., Gurgurewicz, J., Makowska, M., Dębniak, K., Jelínek, R., 2016. Evaluation of the EGNOS service for topographic profiling in field geosciences. Geomorphology 268, 253-265, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.05.026. PDF

Makowska, M., Mège, D., Gueydan, F., Chéry. J., 2016. Mechanical conditions for deep-seated gravitational spreading in Valles Marineris, Mars. Geomorphology 268, 246-252, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.06.011. PDF

Mège, D., Gurgurewicz, J., Grygorczuk, J., Wiśniewski, Ł, and Thornell, G., 2016. The Highland Terrain Hopper (HOPTER): concept and examples of use of a new locomotion system for the exploration of low gravity Solar System bodies. Invited Paper, Acta Astronautica 121, 200-220, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.12.042. PDF.

Gurgurewicz, J., Grygorczuk, J., Wiśniewski, Ł, and Thornell, G., 2016. The Highland Terrain Hopper (HOPTER): concept and examples of use of a new locomotion system for the exploration of low gravity Solar System bodies. Acta Astronautica 121, 200-220, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.12.042. PDF Séjourné, A., Costard, F., Fedorov, A., Gargani, J., Skorve, J., Massé, M., and Mège, 2015. D. Evolution of the banks of thermokarst lakes in Central Yakutia (Central Siberia) due to retrogressive thaw slump activity controlled by insolation. Geomorphology 241, 31-40, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.03.033. PDF

Gurgurewicz, J., Mège, D., Carrère, V., Cornen, G., Gaudin A., Kostylew, J., Morizet, Y., Purcell, P.G., and Le Deit, L., Inferring alteration conditions on Mars: insights from near-infrared spectra of basalts from the arid hot Ogaden and arid cold Udokan volcanic fields: Planet. Space Sci. 119, 137-154, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.09.002. PDF

Mège, D., Purcell, P., Bézos, A., Jourdan, F., and La, C., A major dyke swarm in the Ogaden region south of Afar and the early evolution of the Afar Triple Junction. In Wright, T., et al. (eds) Magmatic Rifting and Active Volcanism. Geol. Soc., London, Sp. Publ., doi:10.1144/SP420.7. PDF

Mège, D., Purcell, P., Pochat, S., Guidat, T. The landscape and landforms of the Ogaden, Southeast Ethiopia. In Billi, P. (Ed.) Landscapes and landforms of Ethiopia. Springer, Chapter 19, 323-348. PDF

Gourronc, M., Bourgeois, O., Mège, D., Pochat, S., Bultel, B., Massé, M., Le Deit, L., Le Mouélic, S., and Mercier, D. 2013. One million cubic kilometers of fossil ice in Valles Marineris: relicts of a 3.5 Gy old glacial landsystem along the Martian equator. Geomorphology 204, 235-255, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.08.009. PDF

Mège, D., Le Deit, L., Rango, T., and Korme, T., 2013. Gravity tectonics of topographic ridges: halokinesis and gravitational spreading in the western Ogaden, Ethiopia. Geomorphology 193, 1-13, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.03.018. PDF

Le Deit, L., Flahaut, J., Quantin, C., Hauber, E., Mège, D., Bourgeois, O., Gurgurewicz, J., Massé, M., and Jaumann, R., 2012. Extensive surface pedogenic alteration of the Martian Noachian crust evidenced by plateau phyllosilicates around Valles Marineris, J. Geophys. Res. 117, E00J05, doi:10.1029/2011JE003983. PDF

Lucas, A., Mangeney, A., Mège, D., and Bouchut, F., 2011. Scar geometry influence on landslide dynamics and deposit from granular modeling of Martian landslides. J. Geophys. Res.116, E10001, doi:10.1029/2011JE003803. PDF

Mège, D., and Bourgeois, O., 2011. Equatorial glaciations on Mars revealed by gravitational collapse of Valles Marineris wallslopes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 310, 182-191, 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.030. PDF

Le Deit, L., Bourgeois, O., Mège, D., Hauber, E., Le Mouélic, S., Massé, M., Jaumann, R., and Bibring, J.-P., 2010. Geological history of a layered formation covering the plateaus around Valles Marineris, Mars. Icarus, 208, 684-703, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.03.012. PDF.

Mège, D., and Rango, T., 2010. Permanent groundwater storage in basaltic dyke fractures and termite mound viability. J. Afr. Earth Sci., 57, 127-142, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2009.07.014. PDF

Gurgurewicz, J., Mège, D., Carrère, V., Cornen, G., Gaudin, A., Morizet, Y., and Purcell, P.G., 2009. Analysis of volcanic rock samples collected in March 2008 in eastern Ogaden Basin, Ethiopia. Pexco Exploration (East Africa) N.V./ University of Nantes, 37 p.

Schultz, R.A., Soliva, R., Okubo, C., and Mège, D., 2009. Fault populations. In R.A. Schultz and T.R. Watters (Eds), Planetary Tectonics. Cambridge Univ. Press, 456-509. PDF

Mège, D., 2009. Using Palsar imagery for characterizing natural properties of volcanic fissures in the Ethiopian volcanic province. ESA/JAXA, ALOS PI Symposium 2008, ESA SP-664, 9 p. PDF

Mège, D., Gaudin, A., and Morizet, Y., 2008. Geology of Ogaden blocks 18-19-21, Ethiopia (Pexco concession), observations and preliminary results. Pexco Exploration (East Africa) N.V./ University of Nantes, 66 p.

Schultz, R.A., Mège, D., and Diot, H., 2008. Emplacement conditions of igneous dikes in Ethiopian Traps. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 178, 683-692, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.08.012. PDF

Le Deit, L., Le Mouélic, S., Mège, D., Bourgeois, O., Combe, J.-P., Sotin, C., Gendrin, A., Hauber, E., Mangold, N., and Bibring, J.-P., 2008. Ferric oxides in East Candor Chasma, Valles Marineris (Mars) inferred from analysis of OMEGA/Mars Express data: identification and geological interpretation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, E07001, doi:10.1029/2007JE002950. PDF

Schultz, R.A., Moore, J.M., Grosfils, E.B., Tanaka, K.L., and Mège, D., 2007. The Canyonlands model for planetary grabens: revised physical basis and implications. In M.G. Chapman and I.P. Skilling (Eds), The Geology of Mars: Evidence from Earth-Based Analogues. Cambridge Univ. Press. 371-399. PDF

Mège, D., and Korme T., 2004. Dyke swarms in the Ethiopian Large Igneous Province: not only a matter of stress. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 132/4, 283-310, doi:10.1016/S0377-0273(03)00318-4. PDF

Mège, D., and Korme T., 2004. Fissure eruption of flood basalts from statistical analysis of dyke fracture length. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 131, 77-92, doi:10.1016/S0377-0273(03)00317-2. PDF

Mège, D., Cook, A. C., Lagabrielle, Y., Garel, E., and Cormier, M.-H., 2003, Volcanic rifting at Martian grabens. J. Geophys. Res., 108, E5, doi:10.1029/2002JE001852. PDF

Callot, J.-P., Geoffroy, L., Aubourg, C., Pozzi, J.P., and Mège, D., 2001, Magma flow in shallow dykes from the E-Greenland margin inferred from magnetic fabric studies. Tectonophysics, 334, 313-329. PDF

Ernst, R. E., Grosfils, E. B., and Mège, D., 2001, Giant Dyke Swarms on Earth, Venus and Mars. Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 29, 489-534. PDF

Mège, D., 2001, Uniformitarian plume tectonics: the post-Archean Earth and Mars. In R. E. Ernst and K. L. Buchan (Eds), Mantle plumes: Their identification through time. Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap. 352, 141-164. PDF

Mège, D., and Ernst, R. E., 2001, Contractional effects of mantle plumes on Earth, Mars and Venus. In R. E. Ernst and K. L. Buchan (Eds), Mantle plumes: Their identification through time. Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap. 352, 103-140. PDF

Mège, D., and Reidel, S. P., 2001, A method for estimating 2D wrinkle ridge strain from fault displacement scaling applied to the Yakima folds, Washington. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 18, 3545-3548. PDF

Peulvast, J.-P., D. Mège, J. Chiciak, F. Costard, and P. Masson, 2001, Morphology, evolution, and tectonics of Valles Marineris wallslopes (Mars). Geomorphology, 37, 3-4, 329-352. PDF

Mège, D., and Masson, P., 1996, Amounts of stretching in Valles Marineris. Planet. Space Sci., 44, 8, 749-782. PDF

Mège, D., and Masson, P., 1996, A plume tectonics model for the Tharsis province, Mars. Planet. Space Sci., 44, 12, 1499-1546. PDF

Mège, D., and Masson, P., 1996, Stress models for Tharsis formation, Mars. Planet. Space Sci., 44, 12, 1471-1497. PDF

Costard, F.M., Chaffaut, F.X., Masson, P., Mège, D., and Peulvast, 1991, Landing site selection for the Mars 94 mission - A preliminary study. In The Environmental Model of Mars, Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, 55 -58.