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Cook-Hallett, C., Barnes, J.W., Kattenhorn, S.A., Hurford, T., Radebaugh, J., Stiles, B., Beuthe, M. 2015. Global contraction/expansion and polar lithospheric thinning on Titan from patterns of tectonism. Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, doi:10.1002/2014JE004645. -->PDF

Nahm, A.L., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2015. A unified nomenclature for tectonic structures on the surface of Enceladus. Icarus, 258, 67-81, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.06.009. -->PDF


Hoyer, L., Kattenhorn, S.A., Watkeys, M.K. 2014. Multistage evolution and variable motion history of Agenor Linea, Europa. Icarus, 232, 60-80, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.12.010. -->PDF

Kattenhorn, S.A., Prockter, L.M. 2014. Evidence for subduction in the ice shell of Europa. Nature Geoscience, 7, 762-767, doi:10.1038/ngeo2256.2013.12.010. [PDF available on request]

Tewksbury, B.J., Hogan, J.P., Kattenhorn, S.A., Mehrtens, C.J., Tarabees, E.A. 2014. Polygonal faults in chalk: Insights from extensive exposures of the Khoman Formation, Western Desert, Egypt. Geology, 42 (6), 479-482, doi:10.1130/G35362.1. -->PDF

Tewksbury, B.J., Hogan, J.P., Kattenhorn, S.A., Mehrtens, C.J., Tarabees, E.A. 2014. Forum Reply: Polygonal faults in chalk: Insights from extensive exposures of the Khoman Formation, Western Desert, Egypt. Geology, 42 (9), e345, doi:10.1130/G36059Y.1. -->PDF


Blakeslee, M.W., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Revised earthquake hazard of the Hat Creek fault, northern California: A case example of a normal fault dissecting variable-age basaltic lavas. Geosphere, 9 (5), 1-13, doi:10.1130/GES00910.1. -->PDF

Payne, S.J., McCaffrey, R., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Extension-driven right-lateral shear in the Centennial shear zone adjacent to the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho. Lithosphere, 5, 407-419, doi:10.1130/L200.1. -->PDF

Hammond, N.P., Phillips, C., Nimmo, F., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2013. Flexure on Dione: Investigating subsurface structure and thermal history. Icarus 223, 418-422. -->PDF


Barnes, J.W., Lemke, L., Foch, R., McKay, C.P., Beyer, R.A., Radebaugh, J., Atkinson, D.A., Lorenz, R.D., Le Mouelic, S., Rodriguez, S., Gundlach, J., Giannini, F., Bain, S., Flasar, F.M., Hurford, T., Anderson, C.M., Merrison, J., Adamkovics, M., Kattenhorn, S.A., Mitchell, J., Burr, D.M., Colaprete, A., Schaller, E., Friedson, A.J., Edgett, K.S., Coradini, A., Adriani, A., Sayanagi, K.M., Malaska, M.J., Morabito, D., Reh, K. 2012. AVIATR - Aerial Vehicle for In-Situ and Airborne Titan Reconnaissance: a Titan airplane mission concept. Experimental Astronomy, 33, 55-127. -->PDF

Payne, S.J., McCaffrey, R., King, R.W., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2012. A new interpretation of deformation rates in the Snake River Plain and adjacent basin and range regions based on GPS measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05370.x. -->PDF


Patthoff, D.A., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2011. A fracture history on Enceladus provides evidence for a global ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 38, L18201, doi:10.1029/2011GL048387. -->PDF


Bray, V.J., Tornabene, L.L., Keszthelyi, L.P., McEwen, A.S., Hawke, B.R., Giguere, T.A., Kattenhorn, S.A., Garry, W.B., Rizk, B., Caudill, C.M., Gaddis, L.R., van der Bogert, C.H. 2010. New insight into lunar impact melt mobility from the LRO camera. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L21202, doi:10.1029/2010GL044666. -->PDF

Marshall, S.T., Kattenhorn, S.A., Cooke, M.L. 2010. Secondary normal faulting in the Lake Mead fault system and implications for regional fault mechanics. In: Umhoefer, P.J., Beard, L.S., Lamb, M.A., eds., Miocene Tectonics of the Lake Mead Region, Central Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Special Paper 463, 289-310.

Schultz, R.A., Hauber, E., Kattenhorn, S.A., Okubo, C.H., Watters, T.R. 2010. Interpretation and analysis of planetary structures. Journal of Structural Geology 32, 855-875. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A., Hurford, T.A. 2009. Tectonics of Europa. In: Europa, Pappalardo, R.T., McKinnon, W.B., Khurana, K., eds, University of Arizona Press, 199-236.


Groenleer, J.M., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2008. Cycloid crack sequences on Europa: Relationship to stress history and constraints on growth mechanics based on cusp angles. Icarus 193, 158-181. -->PDF

Kattenhorn, S.A., Schaefer, C.J. 2008. Thermal-mechanical modeling of cooling history and fracture development in inflationary basalt lava flows. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 170, 181-197. -->PDF


Clifton, A.E., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2006. Structural architecture of a highly oblique divergent plate boundary segment. Tectonophysics 419, 27-40. -->PDF

Kattenhorn, S.A., Marshall, S.T. 2006. Fault-induced perturbed stress fields and associated tensile and compressive deformation at fault tips in the ice shell of Europa: Implications for fault mechanics. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 2204-2221. -->PDF


Billings, S.E., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2005. The great thickness debate: Ice shell thickness models for Europa and comparisons with estimates based on flexure at ridges. Icarus 177, 397-412. -->PDF

Marshall, S.T., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2005. A revised model for cycloid growth mechanics on Europa: Evidence from surface morphologies and geometries. Icarus 177, 341-366. -->PDF


Grant, J.V., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Evolution of vertical faults at an extensional plate boundary, southwest Iceland. Journal of Structural Geology 26, 537-557. -->PDF

Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Strike-slip fault evolution on Europa: evidence from tailcrack geometries. Icarus 172, 582-602. -->PDF

Schaefer, C.J., Kattenhorn, S.A. 2004. Characterization and evolution of fractures in low-volume pahoehoe lava flows, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho. GSA Bulletin 116, 322-336. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A. 2002. Nonsynchronous rotation evidence and fracture history in the Bright Plains region, Europa. Icarus 157, 490-506.


Kattenhorn, S.A., Pollard, D.D. 2001. Integrating 3-D seismic data, field analogs, and mechanical models in the analysis of segmented normal faults in the Wytch Farm oil field, southern England, United Kingdom. Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists 85, 1183-1210. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A., Aydin, A., Pollard, D.D. 2000. Joints at high angles to normal fault strike: an explanation using 3-D numerical models of fault-perturbed stress fields. Journal of Structural Geology 22, 1-23. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A., Pollard, D.D. 1999. Is lithostatic loading important for the slip behavior and evolution of normal faults in the Earth's crust? Journal of Geophysical Research 104 (B12), 28,879-28,898. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A. 1998. A 3D mechanical analysis of normal fault evolution and joint development in perturbed stress fields around normal faults. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, Stanford, California, U.S.A.


McConnell, D.A., Kattenhorn, S.A., Benner, L.M. 1997. Distribution of fault slip in outcrop-scale fault-related folds, Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Structural Geology 19 (3/4), 257-267. -->PDF


Kattenhorn, S.A., Watkeys, M.K. 1995. Blunt-ended dyke segments. Journal of Structural Geology 17, 1535-1542.

Kattenhorn, S.A., Watkeys, M.K. 1995. Some revelations from Karoo dolerite sills, west of Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal. Petros 14, 33-48.


Kattenhorn, S.A. 1994. Outcrop-scale fault-related folds, Valley and Ridge Province, Appalachians: comparison to kinematic model predictions. Unpublished M.S. thesis, University of Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., 124p.

Kattenhorn, S.A. 1994. Mechanisms of sill and dyke intrusion. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, University of Natal (Durban), South Africa, 152p.

Kattenhorn, S.A., McConnell, D.A. 1994. Analysis of outcrop-scale fault-related folds, Eagle Rock, Virginia. Southeastern Geology 34, 79-88.

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