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Peer-Reviewed Publications - 2018

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BEG Peer-reviewed Papers In Press

Carr, D. L., Wallace, K. J., Yang, C., and Nicholson, A. J., 2016, CO2 sequestration capacity sectors in Miocene strata of the Offshore Texas State Waters: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Journal, v. 5, p. 130–140.

Lei, Z., and Tsai, C., 2017, Market deregulation and nuclear safety: Energy Economics, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2017.10.015.

BEG Peer-reviewed Papers

Abolt, C. J., Young, M. H., Atchley, A. L., and Harp, D. R., 2018, Microtopographic control on the ground thermal regime in ice wedge polygons: The Cryosphere, v. 12, p. 1957–1968, http://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1957-2018.

Abolt, C., Caldwell, T., Wolaver, B., and Pai, H., 2018, Unmanned aerial vehicle-based monitoring of groundwater inputs to surface waters using an economical thermal infrared camera: Optical Engineering, v. 57, no. 5, p. 053113–1––053113–9, http://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.57.5.053113.

Aman, M, Espinoza, D. N., Ilgen, A. G., Major, J. R., Eichhubl, P., and Dewers, T. A., 2018, CO2-induced chemo-mechanical alteration in reservoir rocks assessed via batch reaction experiments and scratch testing: Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, v. 8, p. 133–149, http://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1726.

Ambrose, W. A., Zeng, H., Zhang, J., Olariu, M. I., Smith, D. C., and Clift, S. J., 2018, Depositional history and stratigraphic evolution of the Upper Wilcox Group and Reklaw Formation, northern Bee County, Texas: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations, no. 284, 87 p., http://doi.org/10.23867/RI0284D.

Anderson, J. S., Romanak, K. D., and Meckel, T., 2018, Assessment of shallow subsea hydrocarbons as a proxy for leakage at offshore geologic CO2 storage sites: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 74, p. 19–27, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.04.010.

Baatz, R, Sullivan, P. L., Li, L., Weintraub, S. R., Loescher H. W., Mirtl, M., Groffman, P. M., Young, M. H., and others, 2018, Steering operational synergies in terrestrial observation networks: opportunity for advancing Earth system dynamics modelling: Earth System Dynamics, v. 9, no. 2, p. 593–609, http://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-593-2018.

Blindish, R., Cosh, M. H., Jackson, T. J., Koike, T., Fujii, H., Chan, S. K., Asanuma, J., Berg, A., Bosch, D. D., Caldwell, T. G., Holifield Collins, C., McNairn, H., Martínez-Fernández, J., Prueger, J., Rowlandson, T., Seyfried, M., Starks, P., Thibeault, M., Van Der Velde, R., Walker, J. P., and Coopersmith, E. J., 2018, GCOM-W AMSR2 soil moisture product validation using core validation sites: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 11, no. 1, p. 209–219, http://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2754293.

Caldwell, T. G., Bongiovanni, T., Cosh, M. H., Halley, C., and Young, M. H., 2018, Field and laboratory evaluation of the CS655 soil water content sensor: Vadose Zone Journal, v. 17, no. 1, 16 p., http://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2017.12.0214.

Casini, G., Romaire, I., Casciello, E., Saura, E., Verges, J., Fernandez, N., and Hunt, D. W., 2018, Fracture characterization in sigmoidal folds: insights from the Siah Kuh anticline, Zagros, Iran: AAPG Bulletin, v. 102, no. 3, p. 369–399, http://doi.org/10.1306/0503171615817076.

Chakrabarti, S,, Judge, J., Bongiovanni, T., Rangarajan, A., and Ranka, S,, 2018, Spatial scaling using temporal correlations and ensemble learning to obtain high-resolution soil moisture: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 56, no. 3, p. 1238–1250, http://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2017.2722236.

Chan, S. K., Blindish, R., O'Neill, P. E., Jackson, T. J., Njoku, E., Dunbar, S., Chaubell, J., Piepmeier, J., Yueh, S., Entekhabi, D., Colliander, A., Chen, F., Cosh, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Walker, J. P., Berg, A., McNairn, H., Thibeault, M., Martínez-Fernández, J., Uldall, F., Seyfried, M., Bosch, D. D., Sparks, P. J., Holifield-Collins, C., Prueger, J., van der Velde, R., Asanuma, J., Pelecki, M., Small, E. E., M. Zreda, Calvet, J., Crow, W. T., and Kerr, Y., 2018, Development and assessment of the SMAP enhanced passive soil moisture product: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 204, p. 931–941, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.025.

Chen, Y., and Fomel, S., 2018, EMD-seislet transform: Geophysics, v. 83, no. 1, p. A27–A32, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2017-0554.1.

Chowdhury, A. H., Scanlon, B. R., Reedy, R. C., and Young, S., 2018, Fingerprinting groundwater salinity sources in the Gulf Coast Aquifer System, USA: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 26, no. 1, p. 197–213, http://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-017-1619-8.

Coleman, A. J., Jackson, C. A.-L., Duffy, O. B., and Nikolinakou, M. A., 2018, How, where, and when do radial faults grow near salt diapirs?: Geology, v. 46, no. 7, p. 655–658, http://doi.org/10.1130/G40338.1.

Darvari, R., Nicot, J.-P., Scanlon, B. R., Mickler, P., and Uhlman, K., 2018, Trace element behavior in methane-rich and methane-free groundwater in north and east Texas: Groundwater, v. 56, no. 5, p. 705–718, http://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.12606.

Das, N. N., Entekhabi, D., Dunbar, R. S., Colliander, A., Chen, F., Crow, W., Jackson, T. J., Berg, A., Bosch, D. D., Caldwell, T., Cosh, M. H., Collins, C. H., Lopez-Baeza, E., Moghaddam, M., Rowlandson, T., Starks, P. J., Thibeault, M., Walker, J. P., Wu, X., O'Neill, P. E., Yueh, S., and Njoku, E. G., 2018, The SMAP mission combined active-passive soil moisture product at 9 km and 3 km spatial resolutions: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 211, p. 204–217, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.011.

Deptuck, M. E., and Sylvester, Z., 2018, Submarine fans and their channels, levees, and lobes, in Micallef, A., Krastel, S., Savini, A., eds., Submarine geomorphology: Cham, Switzerland, Springer, p. 273-299, http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57852-1_15.

Dewers, T., Eichhubl, P., Ganis, B., Gomez, S., Heath, J., Jammoul, M., Kobos, P., Liu, R., Major, J., Matteo, E., Newell, P., Rinehart, A., Sobolik, S., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M., Wheeler, M., and White, D., 2018, Heterogeneity, pore pressure, and injectate chemistry: control measures for geologic carbon storage: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 68, p. 203–215, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.11.014.

Duffy, O. B., Dooley, T. P., Hudec, M. R., Jackson, M. P. A., Fernandez, N., Jackson C. A-L., and Soto J. I., 2018, Structural evolution of salt-influenced fold-and-thrust belts: a synthesis and new insights from basins containing isolated salt diapirs: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 114, p. 206–221, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2018.06.024.

Eluwa, A., Mohrig, D., Ogiesoba, O. C., and Ambrose, W. A., 2018, Depositional settings and history of the Lower Miocene Fleming Group, Refugio County, Texas, as defined using seismic geomorphology: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 92, p. 565–581, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.11.021.

Entrekin, S., Trainor, A., Saiers, J., Patterson, L., Maloney, K., Fargione, J., Kiesecker, J., Baruch-Mordo, S., Konschnik, K., Wiseman, H., Nicot, J.-P., and Ryan, J. N., 2018, Water stress from high-volume hydraulic fracturing potentially threatens aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem services in Arkansas, United States: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 52, no. 4, p. 2349–2358, http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b03304.

Espinoza, D. N., Jung, H, Major, J. R., Sun, Z., Ramos, M. J., Eichhubl, P., Balhoff, M. T., Choens, R. C., and Dewers, T. A., 2018, CO2 charged brines changed rock strength and stiffness at Crystal Geyser, Utah: implications for leaking subsurface CO2 storage reservoirs: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 73, no. 6, p. 16–28, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.03.017.

Ganjdanesh, R., and Hosseini, S. A., 2018, Development of an analytical simulation tool for storage capacity estimation of saline aquifers: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 74, p. 142–154, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.04.017.

Garcia-Fresca, B., Pinkston, D., Loucks, R. G., and LeFever, R., 2018, The Three Forks playa lake depositional model: implications for characterization and development of an unconventional carbonate play: AAPG Bulletin, v. 102, no. 8, p. 1455–1488, http://doi.org/10.1306/12081716510.

Goudarzi, A., Hosseini, S. A., Sava, D., and Nicot, J.-P., 2018, Simulation and 4D seismic studies of pressure management and CO2 plume control by means of brine extraction and monitoring at the Devine Test Site, South Texas, USA: Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, v. 8, p. 185–204, http://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.

Hooker, J. N., Laubach, S. E., and Marrett, R. A., 2018, Microfracture spacing distributions and the evolution of fracture patterns in sandstones: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 108, p. 66–79, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.04.001.

Hosseini, S. A., Alfi, M., Nicot, J.-P., and Nuñez-López, V., 2018, Analysis of CO2 storage mechanisms at a CO2-EOR site, Cranfield, Mississippi: Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, v. 8, p. 469–482, http://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1754.

Hosseininoosheri, P., Hosseini, S. A., Nuñez-López, V., and Lake, L. W., 2018, Impact of field development strategies on CO2 trapping mechanisms in a CO2–EOR field: a case study in the Permian Basin (SACROC unit): International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 72, p. 92–104, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.03.002.

Janson, X., and Lucia, F. J., 2018, Matrix microcrystalline structure and acoustic properties of oomoldic dolograinstone: Geophysics, v. 83, no. 4, p. MR199–MR210, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2017-0061.1.

Jeong, H., Sun, A. Y., and Zhang, X., 2018, Cost-optimal design of pressure-based monitoring networks for carbon sequestration projects, with consideration of geological uncertainty: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 71, p. 278–292, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.02.014.

Jeong, H., Sun, A. Y., Lee, J., and Min, B., 2018, A learning-based data-driven forecast approach for predicting future reservoir performance: Advances in Water Resources, v. 118, p. 95–109, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2018.05.015.

Jiang, L., Worden, R. H., and Yang, C., 2018, Thermochemical sulphate reduction can improve carbonate petroleum reservoir quality: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 223, p. 127–140, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.11.032.

Kolassa, J., Reichle, R. H., Lui, Q., Alemohammad, S. H., Gentine, P., Aida, K., Asanuma, J., Bircher, S., Caldwell, T. G., Colliander, A., Cosh, M., Holifield-Collins, C., Jackson, T. J., Martínez-Fernández, J., McNairn, H., Pacheco, A., Thibeault, M., and Walker, J. P., 2018, Estimating surface soil moisture from SMAP observations using a Neural Network technique: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 204, p. 43–59, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.10.045.

Laubach, S. E., Hundley, T. H., Hooker, J. N., and Marrett, R. A., 2018, Spatial arrangement and size distribution of normal faults, Buckskin detachment upper plate, Western Arizona: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 108, p. 230–242, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.10.001.

Laubach, S. E., Lamarche, J., Gauthier, B. D. M., Dunne, W. M., and Sanderson, D. J., 2018, Spatial arrangement of faults and opening-mode fractures: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 108, p. 2–15, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.08.008.

Li, J. Z., Laubach, S. E., Gale, J. F. W., and Marrett, R. A., 2018, Quantifying opening-mode fracture spatial organization in horizontal wellbore image logs, core and outcrop: application to Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation tight gas sandstones, USA: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 108, p. 137–156, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.07.005.

Liu, M., Xu, X., and Sun, A. Y., 2018, New drought index indicates that land surface changes might have enhanced drying tendencies over the Loess Plateau: Ecological Indicators, v. 89, p. 716–724, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.02.003.

Loucks, R. G., 2018, Domal, thrombolitic, microbialite biostromes and associated lithofacies in the Upper Albian Devils River Trend along the northern, high-energy margin of the Maverick Basin: Sedimentary Geology, v. 371, p. 75–88, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2018.04.010.

Major, J. R., Eichhubl, P., Dewers, T. A., and Olson, J. E., 2018, Effect of CO2–brine–rock interaction on fracture mechanical properties of CO2 reservoirs and seals: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 499, p. 37–47, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.07.013.

Marrett, R. A., Gale, J. F. W., Gomez, L., and Laubach, S. E., 2018, Correlation analysis of fracture arrangement in space: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 108, p. 16–33, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.06.012.

Meng, M., Fan, T., Duncan, I. J., Yin, S., Gao, Z., Jiang, L., Yu, C., and Jiang, L. Y., 2018, Characterization of carbonate microfacies and reservoir pore types based on Formation MicroImager logging: a case study from the Ordovician in the Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin, China: Interpretation, v. 6, no. 1, p. T71–T82, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2017-0043.1.

Min, B., Sun, A. Y., Wheeler, M. F., and Jeong, H., 2018, Utilization of multiobjective optimization for pulse testing dataset from a CO2-EOR/sequestration field: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 170, p. 244–266, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.06.035.

Nolting, A., Zahm, C., Kerans, C., and Nikolinakou, M. A., 2018, Effect of carbonate platform morphology on syndepositional deformation: insights from numerical modeling: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 115, p. 91–102, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2018.07.003.

Olariu, M. I., and Zeng, H., 2018, Prograding muddy shelves in the Paleogene Wilcox deltas, south Texas Gulf Coast: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 91, p. 71–88, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.12.027.

Phillips, T. B., Jackson, C. A.-L., Bell, R. E., and Duffy, O. B., 2018, Oblique reactivation of lithosphere-scale lineaments controls rift physiography – the upper-crustal expression of the Sorgenfrei–Tornquist Zone, offshore southern Norway: Solid Earth, v. 9, p. 403–429, http://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-403-2018.

Pierre, J. P., Wolaver, B. D., Labay, B. J., LaDuc, T. J., Duran, C. M., Ryberg, W. A., Hibbitts, T. J., and Andrews, J. R., 2018, Comparison of recent oil and gas, wind energy, and other anthropogenic landscape alteration factors in Texas through 2014: Environmental Management, v. 61, no. 5, p. 805–818, http://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1000-2.

Saylam, K., Hupp, J. R., Averett, A. R., Gutelius, W. F., and Gelhar, W. B., 2018, Airborne lidar bathymetry: assessing quality assurance and quality control methods with Leica Chiroptera examples: International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 39, no. 8, p. 2518–2542, http://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2018.1430916.

Scanlon, B. R., Zhang, Z., Save, H., Sun, A. Y., Mueller Schmied, H., van Beek, L. P. H., Wiese, D. N., Wada, Y., Long, D., Reedy, R. C., Longuevergne, L., Doell, P., and Bierkens, M. F. P., 2018, Global models underestimate large decadal declining and rising water storage trends relative to GRACE satellite data: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 115, no. 6, p. E1080–E1089, http://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1704665115.

Sharman, G. R., Hubbard, S. M., Covault, J., Hinsch, R., Linzer, H.-G., and Graham, S. A., 2018, Sediment routing evolution in the North Alpine Foreland Basin, Austria: interplay of transverse and longitudinal sediment dispersal: Basin Research, v. 30, no. 3, p. 426–447, http://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12259.

Sheng, G., Javadpour, F., and Su, Y., 2018, Effect of microscale compressibility on apparent porosity and permeability in shale gas reservoirs: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v. 120, p. 56–65, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.12.014.

Sun, A. Y., Jeong, H., Gonzalez-Nicolas, A., and Templeton, T. C., 2018, Metamodeling-based approach for risk assessment and cost estimation: application to geological carbon sequestration planning: Computers and Geosciences, v. 113, p. 70–80, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2018.01.006.

Sun, A. Y., Xia, Y., Caldwell, T., and Hao, Z., 2018, Patterns of precipitation and soil moisture extremes in Texas, US: a complex network analysis: Advances in Water Resources, v. 112, p. 203–213, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.12.019.

Tahmasebi, P., Javadpour, F., and Frebourg, G., 2018, Geologic modeling of Eagle Ford facies continuity based on outcrop images and depositional processes: SPE Journal, v. 23, no. 4, p. 1359–1371, http://doi.org/10.2118/189975-PA.

Tsai, C.-H., and Tsai, Y.-L., 2018, Competitive retail electricity market under continuous price regulation: Energy Policy, v. 114, p. 274–287, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.12.012.

Wang, S., Feng, Q., Zha, M., Javadpour, F., and Hu, Q., 2018, Supercritical methane diffusion in shale nanopores: effects of pressure, mineral types, and moisture content: Energy & Fuels, v. 32, no. 1, p. 169–180, http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b02892.

Wu, G., Fomel, S., and Chen, Y., 2018, Data-driven time–frequency analysis of seismic data using non-stationary Prony method: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 66, no. 1, p. 85–97, http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12530.

Xu, S., Feng, Q., Wang, S., Javadpour, F., and Li, Y., 2018, Optimization of multistage fractured horizontal wells in tight oil based on embedded discrete fracture model: Computers and Chemical Engineering, v. 117, p. 291–308, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2018.06.015.

Xue, Z., Sun, J., Fomel, S., and Zhu, T., 2018, Accelerating full-waveform inversion with attenuation compensation: Geophysics, v. 83, no. 1, p. A13–A20, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2017-0469.1.