Toti Larson
Research Engineering Scientist

Department of Geological Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station C1100
Austin, TX 78712
Email: totilarson@jsg.utexas.edu
Telephone: 512-471-2502



Research Interests
CO2 sequestration and enhanced oil recovery (EOR)
Transport behavior of subsurface gases
Integrating laboratory experiments with field studies
Developing stable isotope and noble gas tracers for reservoir characterization/monitoring.

2003 Ph.D. University of New Mexico, Earth and Planetary Sciences
1999 M.S. University of New Hampshire, Department of Earth Sciences
1993 B.A. Albion College, Geological Science

Professional History

2012-current Research Scientist/Associate. Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
2005-2012 Technical Staff Member, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico
2003-2005 Post doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
1995-1996 Geologist, Kennecott Mining Company, Salt Lake City, Utah
1994 Geologist, Bureau of Land Management, Salt lake City, Utah

Selected Publications

Yang, C., Mickler, P., Reedy, R., Scanlon, B., Romanak, K., Nicot, J.P., Hovorka, S., Trevino, R., Larson, T. (2013) Single-well push–pull test for assessing potential impacts of CO2 leakage on groundwater quality in a shallow Gulf Coast aquifer in Cranfield, Mississippi, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.

Ding, Z., Sanchez, T., Labouriau, A., Iyer, S., Larson, T., Currier, R., Zhao, Y., Yang, D. (2010) Characterization of reaction intermediate aggregates in aniline oxidative polymerization at low proton concentration. J. Physical Chemistry B, v.114, p.10337-10346.

Zou, R., Zhong, R., Songbai, H., Xu, H., Burrell, A., Henson, N., Cape, J., Hickmott, D., Timofeeva, T., Larson, T., Zhao, Y. (2010) A porous metal-organic replica of a-PbO2 for capture of nerve agent surrogate. Journal of American Chemical Society v.132, p 17996-17999.

Cisneros-Dozal, L.M., Heikoop, J.M., Fessenden, J., Anderson, S.R., Meyers, P.A., Allen, C.D., Hess, M., Larson, T., Perkins, G., Rearick, M. (2010) A 15,000-yr Record of Climate Change in Northern New Mexico, USA, inferred from isotopic and elemental contents of bog sediments. Journal of Quaternary Science. V.25, p.1001-1007

Zou, R., Abdel-fattah, A.I., Xu, Hongwu, Burrell, A.K., Larson, T.E., McCleskey, T.M., Wei, Q., Janicke, M.T. (2009) Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing Alkali-Bridged Two-Fold Interpenetration: Synthesis, Gas Adsorption, and Fluorescence Properties. Crystal Growth and Design. v.10, p.1301-1306.

Larson, T.E., Heikoop, J.M., Perkins,G. Chipera, S., Hess, M. (2008) Pretreatment technique for siderite removal from organic samples for carbon isotope and C:N analysis in geological samples. Rapid Comm. in Mass Spectrometry, v.22, p.865-872.

Larson, T.E., Longstaffe (2007) Deciphering seasonal variations in the diet and drinking water of modern White-tailed deer by in situ analysis of osteons in cortical bone. JGR-Biogeosciences, v.112.

Larson, T.E.; Sharp, ZD (2005) Interpreting prograde-growth histories of Al2SiO5 triple-point rocks using oxygen-isotope thermometry: an example from the Truchas Mountains, USA, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v.23, p.847-863.

Larson, T.E.; Sharp, ZD (2003) Stable isotope constraints on the Al2SiO5 'triple-point' rocks from the Proterozoic Priest pluton contact aureole, New Mexico, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v.21, p.785-798.

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