Book

Zavaleta, J. 2008, The case for a cold and wet Mars, Planet Mars Research Focus, NOVA Publishers, ISBN 978-1-60021-826-2.

Peer-reviewed articles

Zavaleta, J, and al. "Astrobiology Through the Ages of Mars: The Study of Terrestrial Analogs to Understand the Habitability of Mars", Astrobiology.

Zavaleta, J. 2008, Subsurface formation of oxidants on Mars and implications for the preservation of organic biosignatures. EPSL 272, pp456-463. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.05.015.

Zavaleta, J. 2008, "The 2005 MARTE robotic drilling experiment in Rio Tinto, Spain: Objectives, approach, and results of a simulated mission to search for life in the Martian subsurface", Astrobiology, 8, 5,  DOI:10.1089/ast.2007.0217.

Zavaleta, J, and al. 2007, "MARTE: Technology development and lessons learned from a Mars drilling mission simulation", Journal of Field Robotics, 24, 10, pp877-905.

Papers presented at conferences, symposias

Zavaleta, J, and al. "Drilling On The Moon And Mars: Developing the Science Approach for Subusurface Exploration with Human Crews", 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract 2697, 2010.

Zavaleta,J, and al. "Geochemical Results from EuroGeoMars MDRS Utah 2009 Campaign", 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2744, 2010.

Zavaleta, J, and al. "Highlights from Remote Controlled Rover for EuroGeoMars MDRS Campaign", 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #2435, 2010.

Zavaleta, J, and al. "ILEWG ExoHab & EuroGeoMars Campaigns: Habitability & Human Operations", 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #1759, 2010.

Zavaleta, J, and al. "EuroGeoMars Field Campaign: Sample Analysis of Organic Matter and Minerals", 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #1723, 2010.

Zavaleta, J, and al. "The search for subsurface life on Mars: Results from the MARTE analog drilling experiment in Rio Tinto", Spain, 37th LPSC, Abstract 1537, Houston, TX,  March 2006.

Zavaleta, J, and al. "Field Simulation of a drilling mission to Mars to search for subsurface life", 36th LPSC, Houston, TX, March 2005.

Zavaleta, J, and al. Characteriztion of a subsurface biosphere in a massive sulfide deposit at Rio Tinto, Spain: implications for extant life on Mars. 36th LPSC, Abstract 1534, Houston, TX, March 2005.