The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: Fax: 512-471-0140
Research Interests
Microfracture scaling in sedimentary rocks

Using cathodoluminescence to study the provenance and deformation history of quartz grains

Carbonate platform failure mechanisms
Education
M.S. Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, August 2004

B.A. Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2000
Selected Publications
Hooker, J. N., Laubach, S. E., Gomez, L. A., Marrett, R. A., Eichhubl, P., Diaz Tushman, K., and Pinzon, E. A., 2011, Fracture size, frequency, and strain in the Cambrian Eriboll Formation sandstones, NW Scotland: Scottish Journal of Geology, v. 47, p. 45–56.

Hooker, J. N., Gale, J. F. W., Gomez, L. A., Laubach, S. E., Marrett, R. A., and Reed, R. M., 2009, Aperture-size scaling variations in a low-strain opening-mode fracture set, Cozzette Sandstone, Colorado: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 31, p. 707-718.

Hooker, J. N., and Laubach, S. E., 2007, The geologic history of quartz grains, as revealed by color SEM-CL: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 57, p. 375-386.

Hooker, J. N., Laubach, S. E., Gale, Julia F. W., and Reed, R. M., 2006, Microfractures in sandstone (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, v. 15, p. 49.

Hooker, John N., Marrett, Randall, and Laubach, S. E., 2002, Timing of faults and extension fractures in the Sierra Madre Oriental, northeastern Mexico: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 421–428.
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