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Peer-Reviewed Publications - 2017

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BEG Peer-reviewed Papers In Press

Clewley, D., Whitcomb, J. B., Akbar, R., Silva, A. R., Berg, A., Adams, J. R., Caldwell, T. G., Entekhabi, D., and Moghaddam, M., 2017, A method for upscaling in situ soil moisture measurements to satellite footprint scale using random forests: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, p. 1-11,

Covault, J., Kostic, S., Paull, C., Sylvester, Z., and Fildani, A., 2017, Cyclic steps and related supercritical bedforms: Building blocks of submarine fans and canyon-channel systems, Western North America: Marine Geology,, Pending Printed Edition.

Yang, C., Romanak, K. D., Reedy, R. C., Hovorka, S. D., and Treviño, R. H., 2017, Soil gas dynamics monitoring at a CO2-EOR site for leakage detection: Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources,

BEG Peer-reviewed Papers

Abolt, C. J., Young, M. H., and Caldwell, T., 2017, Numerical modelling of ice-wedge polygon geomorphic transition: Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, v. 28, no. 1, p. 347-355,

Afsharpoor, A., Javadpour, F., Wu, J., Ko, L.T., and Liang, Q., 2017, Network modeling of liquid flow in Yanchang shale: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 2, p. SF99-SF107,

Anderson, J. S., Romanak, K. D., Yang, C., Lu, J., Hovorka, S. D., and Young, M. H., 2017, Gas source attribution techniques for assessing leakage at geologic CO2 storage sites: Evaluating a CO2 and CH4 soil gas anomaly at the Cranfield CO2-EOR site: Chemical Geology, v. 454, p. 93-104,

Caudle, T., and Paine, J. G., 2017, Applications of coastal data collected in the Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program (THSCMP): Journal of Coastal Research, v. 33, no. 3, p. 738-746,

Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J. T., Trevisan, L., Gonzalez-Nicolas, A., and Illangasekare, T. H., 2017, Investigation of representing hysteresis in macroscopic models of two-phase flow in porous media using intermediate scale experimental data: Water Resources Research, v. 53, no. 1, p. 199–221,

Colliander, A., Jackson, T. J., Bindlish, R., Chan, S., Das, N., Kim, S. B., Cosh, M. H., Dunbar, R. S., Dang, L., Pashaian, L., Asanuma, J., Aida, K., Berg, A., Rowlandson, T., Bosch, D., Caldwell, T. G., and others, 2017, Validation of SMAP surface soil moisture products with core validation sites: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 191, p. 215-231,

Daigle, H., Hayman, N. W., Kelly, E. D., Milliken, K., and Jiang, H., 2017, Fracture capture of organic pores in shales: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 44, p. 2167-2176,

Decker, L., Merzlikin, D., and Fomel, S., 2017, Diffraction imaging and time-migration velocity analysis using oriented velocity continuation: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 2, p. U25-U35,

Degré, A., van der Ploeg, M. J., Caldwell, T. G., and Gooren, H. P. A., 2017, Comparison of soil water potential sensors: A drying experiment: Vadose Zone Journal, v. 16, no. 4, 8 p.,

Dooley, T. P., and Hudec, M. R., 2017, The effects of base-salt relief on salt flow and suprasalt deformation patterns — Part 2: Application to the eastern Gulf of Mexico: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 1, p. SD25-SD38,

Dooley, T. P., Hudec, M. R., Carruthers, D., Jackson, M. P. A., and Luo, G., 2017, The effects of base-salt relief on salt flow and suprasalt deformation patterns — Part 1: Flow across simple steps in the base of salt: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 1, p. SD1-SD23,

Duffy, O. B., Fernandez, N., Hudec, M. R., Jackson, M. P. A., Burg, G., Dooley, T. P., and Jackson, C. A-L., 2017, Lateral mobility of minibasins during shortening: Insights from the SE Precaspian Basin, Kazakhstan: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 97, p. 257-276,

Duffy, O. B., Nixon, C. W., Bell, R. E., Jackson, C. A-L., Gawthorpe, R. L., Sanderson, D. J., and Whipp, P. S., 2017, The topology of evolving rift fault networks: single-phase vs multi-phase rifts: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 96, p. 192-202,

Fernandez, N., Duffy, O. B., Hudec, M. R., Jackson, M. P. A., Burg, G., Jackson, C. A-L., and Dooley, T. P., 2017, The origin of salt-encased sediment packages: observations from the SE Precaspian Basin (Kazakhstan): Journal of Structural Geology, v. 97, p. 237-256,

Ghanbarian, B., and Javadpour, F., 2017, Upscaling pore pressure-dependent gas permeability in shales: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 122, p. 2541-2552,

González-Nicolás, A., Trevisan, L., Illangasekare, T. H., Cihan, A., and Birkholzer, J. T., 2017, Enhancing capillary trapping effectiveness through proper time scheduling of injection of supercritical CO2 in heterogeneous formations: Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, v. 7, no. 2, p. 339-352,

Goudarzi, A., Almohsin, A, Varavei, A., Taksaudom, P., Hosseini, S. A., Delshad, M., Bai, B, and Sepehrnoori, K., 2017, New laboratory study and transport model implementation of microgels for conformance and mobility control purposes: Fuel, v. 192, p. 158-168,

Hentz, T. F., Ambrose, W. A., and Hamlin, H. S., 2017, Upper Pennsylvanian and Lower Permian shelf-to-basin facies architecture and trends, Eastern Shelf of the southern Midland Basin, West Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations, no. 282, 68 p.

Huepers, A., Torres, M. E., Owari, S., McNeill, L. C., Dugan, B., Henstock, T. J., Milliken, K. L., and 26 additional co-authors, 2017, Release of mineral-bound water prior to subduction tied to shallow seismogenic slip off Sumatra: Science, v. 356, p. 841-844,

Ilgen, A. G., Heath, J. E., Akkutlu, I. Y., Bryndzia, T. L., Cole, D. R., Kharaka, Y. K., Kneafsey, T. J., Milliken, K., Pyrak-Nolte, L. J., and Suarez-Rivera, R., 2017, Shales at all scales: exploring coupled processes in mudrocks: Earth-Science Reviews, v. 166, p. 132-152,

Jeong, H., and Srinivasan, S., 2017, Fast selection of geologic models honoring CO2 plume monitoring data using Hausdorff distance and scaled connectivity analysis: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 59, p. 40-57,

Jobe, Z. R., Sylvester, Z., Bolla Pittaluga, M., Frascati, A., Pirmez, C., Minisini, D., Howes, N., and Cantelli, A., 2017, Facies architecture of submarine channel deposits on the western Niger Delta slope: implications for grain-size and density stratification in turbidity currents: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 122, p. 473-491,

Jobe, Z. R., Sylvester, Z., Howes, N., Pirmez, C., Parker, A., Cantelli, A., Smith, R., Wolinsky, M. A., O'Byrne, C., Slowey, N., and Prather, B., 2017, High-resolution, millennial-scale patterns of bed compensation on a sand-rich intraslope submarine fan, western Niger Delta slope: GSA Bulletin, v. 129, no. 1-2, p. 23-37,

Kerans, C., Zahm, C., Garcia-Fresca, B., and Harris, P. M., 2017, Guadalupe Mountains, West Texas and New Mexico: key excursions: AAPG Bulletin, v. 101, no. 4, p. 465-474,

Kim, S. B., van Zyl, J. J., Johnson, J. T., Moghaddam, M., Tsang, L., Colliander, A., Dunbar, R. S., Jackson, T. J., Jaruwatanadilok, S., West, R., Berg, A., Caldwell, T. G., Cosh, M. H., Goodrich, D. C., Livingston, S., López-Baeza, E., Rowlandson, T., Thibeault, M., Walker, J. P., Entekhabi, D., Njoku, E. G., O' Neill, P. E., and Yueh, S. H., 2017, Surface soil moisture retrieval using the L-band synthetic aperture radar onboard the soil moisture active-passive satellite and evaluation at core validation sites: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 55, no. 4, p. 1897-1914,

Klokov, A., and Hardage, B. A., 2017, Seismic characterization and monitoring of a deep CO2 storage reservoir with 3D VSP using direct shear waves: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 155, p. 109-119,

Klokov, A., Treviño, R. H., and Meckel, T., 2017, Diffraction imaging for seal evaluation using ultra high resolution 3D seismic data: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 82, p. 85-96,

Krishnamurthy, P. G., Senthilnathan, S., Yoon, H., Thomassen, D., Meckel, T., and DiCarlo, D., 2017, Comparison of Darcy's law and invasion percolation simulations with buoyancy-driven CO2-brine multiphase flow in a heterogeneous sandstone core: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 155, p. 54-62,

Lei, Z., Tsai, C., and Kleit, A. N., 2017, Deregulation and investment in generation capacity: evidence from nuclear power uprates in the United States: The Energy Journal, v. 38, no. 3, p. 113-137,

Loucks, R. G., Kerans, C., Zeng, H., and Sullivan, P. A., 2017, Documentation and characterization of the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian) Calvin and Winn carbonate shelves and shelf margins, onshore northcentral Gulf of Mexico: AAPG Bulletin, v. 101, no. 1, p. 119-142,

Lu, J., Darvari, R., Nicot, J.-P., Mickler, P., and Hosseini, S. A., 2017, Geochemical impact of injection of Eagle Ford brine on Hosston sandstone formation--observations of autoclave water-rock interaction experiments: Applied Geochemistry, v. 84, p. 26-40,

Malkowski, M. A., Schwartz, T. M., Sharman, G., Sickmann, Z. T., and Graham, S. A., 2017, Stratigraphic and provenance variations in the early evolution of the Magallanes-Austral foreland basin: implications for the role of longitudinal vs. transverse sediment dispersal during oblique arc-continent collision: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 129, no. 3/4, p. 349-371,

Malkowski, M. A., Sharman, G., Graham, S. A., and Fildani, A., 2017, Characterisation and diachronous initiation of coarse clastic deposition in the Magallanes-Austral foreland basin, Patagonian Andes: Basin Research, v. 29, no. S1, p. 298-326,

Maloney, K. O., Baruch-Mordo, S., Patterson, L. A., Nicot, J.-P., Entrekin, S. A., Fargione, J. E., Kiesecker, J. M., Konschnik, K. E., Ryan, J. N., Trainor, A. M., Saiers, J. E., and Wiseman, H. J., 2017, Unconventional oil and gas spills: materials, volumes, and risks to surface waters in four states of the U.S.: Science of the Total Environment, v. 581–582, p. 369–377,

Mehrabi, M., Javadpour, F., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2017, Analytical analysis of gas diffusion into non-circular pores of shale organic matter: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, v. 819, p. 656-677,

Merzlikin, D., and Fomel, S., 2017, Analytical path-summation imaging of seismic diffractions: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 1, p. S51-S59,

Milliken, K., and Olson, T., 2017, Silica diagenesis, porosity evolution, and mechanical behavior in siliceous mudstones, Mowry Shale (Cretaceous), Rocky Mountains, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 87, p. 366-387,

Milliken, K., Shen, Y., Ko, L. T., and Liang, Q., 2017, Grain composition and diagenesis of organic-rich lacustrine tarls,Triassic Yanchang Formation, Ordos Basin, China: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 2, p. SF189-SF210,

Moghadam, M. H., Nikolinakou, M. A., Flemings, P. B., and Hudec, M. R., 2017, A simplified stress analysis of rising salt domes: Basin Research, v. 29, no. 3, p. 363-376,

Nicot, J.-P., Larson, T., Darvari, R., Mickler, P., Slotten, M., Aldridge, J., Uhlman, K., and Costley, R., 2017, Controls on methane occurrences in shallow aquifers overlying the Haynesville Shale gas field, East Texas: Groundwater, v. 55, no. 4, p. 443-454,

Nicot, J.-P., Larson, T., Darvari, R., Mickler, P., Uhlman, K., and Costley, R., 2017, Controls on methane occurrences in aquifers overlying the Eagle Ford Shale play, South Texas: Groundwater, v. 55, no. 4, p. 455-468,

Nicot, J.-P., Mickler, P., Larson, T., Castro, M. C., Darvari, R., Uhlman, K., and Costley, R., 2017, Methane occurrences in aquifers overlying the Barnett Shale play with a focus on Parker County, Texas: Groundwater, v. 55, no. 4, p. 469-481,

Ogiesoba, O. C., 2017, Application of thin-bed indicator and sweetness attribute in the evaluation of sediment composition and depositional geometry in coast-perpendicular subbasins, South Texas Gulf Coast: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 1, p. T87-T105,

Ouellette, J. D., Johnson, J. T., Balenzano, A., Mattia, F., Satalino, G., Kim, S.-B., Dunbar, R. S., Colliander, A., Cosh, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Walker, J. P., and Berg, A. A., 2017, A time-series approach to estimating soil moisture from vegetated surfaces using L-band radar backscatter: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 55, no. 6, p. 3186-3193,

Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2017, Identifying ground-water resources and intrabasinal faults in the Hueco Bolson, West Texas, using airborne electromagnetic induction and magnetic-field data: Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, v. 22, no. 1, p. 63-81,

Paine, J. G., Caudle, T., and Andrews, J. R., 2017, Shoreline and sand storage dynamics from annual airborne lidar surveys, Texas Gulf Coast: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 33, no. 3, p. 487-506,

Patterson, L. A., Konschnik, K. E., Wiseman, H., Fargione, J., Maloney, K. O., Kiesecker, J., Nicot, J.-P., Baruch-Mordo, S., Entrekin, S., Trainor, A., and Saiers, J. E., 2017, Unconventional oil and gas spills: risks, mitigation priorities, and state reporting requirements: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 51, no. 5, p. 2563–2573,

Prather, B. E., O'Byrne, C., Pirmez, C., and Sylvester, Z., 2017, Sediment partitioning, continental slopes and base-of-slope systems: Basin Research, v. 29, no. 3, p. 394-416,

Saylam, K., Brown, R., and Hupp, J. R., 2017, Assessment of depth and turbidity with airborne Lidar bathymetry and multiband satellite imagery in shallow water bodies of the Alaskan North Slope: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, v. 58, no. C, p. 191-200,

Sharman, G., Covault, J., Stockli, D., Wroblewski, A., and Bush, M., 2017, Early Cenozoic drainage reorganization of the United States Western Interior–Gulf of Mexico sediment routing system: Geology, v. 45, no. 2, p. 187-190,

Sheng, G., Su, Y., Wang, W., Javadpour, F., and Tang, M., 2017, Application of fractal geometry in evaluation of effective stimulated reservoir volume in shale gas reservoirs: Fractals, v. 25, no. 4, p. 1740007-1 to 1740007-13,

Sripanich, Y., Fomel, S., Stovas, A., and Hao, Q., 2017, 3D generalized nonhyperboloidal moveout approximation: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 2, p. C49-C59,

Tokan-Lawal, A., Prodanovic, M., Landry, C. J., and Eichhubl, P., 2017, Influence of numerical cementation on multiphase displacement in rough fractures: Transport in Porous Media, v. 116, no. 1, p. 275-293,

Trevisan, L., Illangasekare, T. H., and Meckel, T., 2017, Modelling plume behavior through a heterogeneous sand pack using a commercial invasion percolation model: Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, v. 3, no. 3, p. 327-337,

Trevisan, L., Krishnamurthy, P. G., and Meckel, T., 2017, Impact of 3D capillary heterogeneity and bedform architecture at the sub-meter scale on CO2 saturation for buoyant flow in clastic aquifers: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 56, p. 237-249,

Trevisan, L., Pini, R., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., Gonzalez-Nicolas, A., and Illangasekare, T.H., 2017, Imaging and quantification of spreading and trapping of carbon dioxide in saline aquifers using meter-scale laboratory experiments: Water Resources Research, v. 53, no. 1, p. 485–502,

Tsai, C., and Gülen, G., 2017, Are zero emission credits the right rationale for saving economically challenged U.S. nuclear plants?: The Electricity Journal, v. 30, no. 6, p. 17-21,

Tsai, C., and Gülen, G., 2017, Natural gas use in electricity generation in the United States: outlooks to 2030: The Electricity Journal, v. 30, no. 2, p. 15-24,

Van Simaeys, S., Rendall, B., Lucia, F. J., Kerans, C., and Fullmer, S., 2017, Facies-independent reservoir characterization of the micropore-dominated Word field (Edwards Formation), Lavaca County, Texas: AAPG Bulletin, v. 101, no. 1, p. 73-94,

Wu, X., 2017, Directional structure-tensor-based coherence to detect seismic faults and channels: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 2, p. A13-A17,

Wu, X., and Caumon, G., 2017, Simultaneous multiple well-seismic ties using flattened synthetic and real seismograms: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 1, p. IM13-IM20,

Xue, Z., Zhu, H., and Fomel, S., 2017, Full-waveform inversion using seislet regularization: Geophysics, v. 82, no. 5, p. A43-A49,

Young, M. H., Andrews, J. H., Caldwell, T. G., and Saylam, K., 2017, Airborne LiDAR and aerial imagery to assess potential habitats for the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii): Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 458, 16 p.,

Young, M. H., Fenstermaker, L. F., and Belnap, J., 2017, Monitoring water content dynamics of biological soil crusts: Journal of Arid Environments, v. 142, no. 7, p. 41-49,

Zhang, R., and Fomel, S., 2017, Time-variant wavelet extraction with a local-attribute-based time-frequency decomposition for seismic inversion: Interpretation, v. 5, no. 1, p. SC9-SC16,

Zhu, X., Zeng, H., Li, S., Dong, Y., Zhu, S., Zhao, D., and Huang, W., 2017, Sedimentary characteristics and seismic geomorphologic responses of a shallow-water delta in the Qingshankou Formation from the Songliao Basin, China: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 79, p. 131-148,