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BEG Peer-reviewed Papers In Press


Bedayat, H., and Dahi Taleghani, A., 2015, Pressurized Poroelastic Inclusions: Short-term and Long-term Asymptotic Solutions: Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 9 p.,

Magee, C., Duffy, O. B., Purnell, K., Bell, R. E., Jackson, C. A-L., and Reeve, M. T., 2015, Fault-controlled fluid flow inferred from hydrothermal vents imaged in 3D seismic reflection data, offshore NW Australia: Basin Research, p. 1-20,

Siebert, S., Kummu, M., Porkka, M., Doll, P., Ramankutty, N., and Scanlon, B. R., 2014, A global dataset of the extent of irrigated land from 1900 to 2005: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences: Discussions, no. 11, p. 13207-13258,

Sueki, S., Acharya, K., Huntington, J., Liebert, R., Healey, J., Jasoni, R., and Young, M. H., 2015, Defoliation effects of Diorhabda carinulata on tamarisk evapotranspiration and groundwater levels: Ecohydrology,

Wolaver, B. D., Coogan, J. C., Horton, B. K., Bermudez, L. S., Sun, A. Y., Wawrzyniec, T. F., Zhang, T., Shanahan, T. M., Dunlap, D. B., Costley, R., and de la Rocha, L., 2015, Structural and hydrogeologic evolution of the Putumayo Basin and adjacent fold-thrust belt, Colombia: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin,

Zhu, J., Sun, D., Young, M. H., Caldwell, T., and Pan, F., 2014, Shrub spatial organization and partitioning of evaporation and transpiration in arid environments: Ecohydrology, 11 p.,


BEG Peer-reviewed Papers


Agartan, E., Trevisan, L., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J. T., Zhou, Q., and Illangasekare, T. H., 2015, Experimental study on effects of geologic heterogeneity in enhancing dissolution trapping of supercritical CO2: Water Resources Research, v. 51, no. 3, p. 1635-1648,

Alkhalifah, T., Fomel, S., and Wu, Z., 2015, Source–receiver two-way wave extrapolation for prestack exploding-reflector modelling and migration: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, no. 1, p. 23-34,

Ambrose, W. A., Breton, C., Nuñez-López, V., and Gülen, G., 2015, EOR potential from CO2 captured from coal-fired power plants in the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Group, East Texas Basin, and southeastern Texas Gulf Coast, USA: Natural Resources Research, v. 24, no. 2, p. 161-188,

Bedayat, H., and Dahi Taleghani, A., 2015, Two interacting ellipsoidal inhomogeneities: applications in geoscience: Computers & Geosciences, v. 76, p. 72-79,

Bhandari, A. R., Flemings, P. B., Polito, P. J., Cronin, M. B., and Bryant, S. L., 2015, Anisotropy and stress dependence of permeability in the Barnett Shale: Transport in Porous Media, v. 108, no. 2, p. 393–411,

Bourne, M. D., Feinberg, J. M., Strauss, B. E., Hardt, B., Cheng, H., Rowe, H. D., Springer, G. S., and Edwards, R. L., 2015, Long-term changes in precipitation recorded by magnetic minerals in speleothems: Geology, v. 43, no. 7, p. 595-598,

Burnett, W., Klokov, A., Fomel, S., Bansal, R., Liu, E., and Jenkinson, T., 2015, Seismic diffraction interpretation at Piceance Creek: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 1, p. SF1-SF14,

Chen, L., Long, X, Young, M. H., Yin, J., Yu, Z., and van Genuchten, M.Th., 2015, Optimal parameters for the Green-Ampt infiltration model under rainfall conditions: Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, v. 63, no. 2, p. 93-101,

Chen, Y., and Fomel, S., 2015, Random noise attenuation using local signal-and-noise orthogonalization: Geophysics, v. 80, no. 6, p. WD1-WD9,

Decker, L., Janson, X., and Fomel, S., 2015, Carbonate reservoir characterization using seismic diffraction imaging: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 1, p. SF21-SF30,

Dooley, T. P., Jackson, M. P. A., and Hudec, M. R., 2015, Breakout of squeezed stocks: dispersal of roof fragments, source of extrusive salt and interaction with regional thrust faults: Basin Research, v. 27, p. 3-25,

Dooley, T. P., Jackson, M. P. A., Jackson, C. A.-L., Hudec, M. R., and Rodriguez, C. R., 2015, Enigmatic structures within salt walls of the Santos Basin–Part 2: Mechanical explanation from physical modeling: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 75, p. 163-187,

Duffy, O. B., Brocklehurst, S. H., Gawthorpe, R. L., Leeder, M. R., and Finch, E., 2015, Controls on landscape and drainage evolution in regions of distributed normal faulting: Perachora Peninsula, Corinth Rift, Central Greece: Basin Research, v. 27, p. 473-494,

Elahi Naraghi, M., and Javadpour, F., 2015, A stochastic permeability model for the shale-gas systems: International Journal of Coal Geology, v. 140, p. 111-124,

Fall, A., Eichhubl, P., Bodnar, R. J., Laubach, S. E., and Davis, J. S., 2015, Natural hydraulic fracturing of tight-gas sandstone reservoirs, Piceance Basin, Colorado: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, no. 1-2, p. 61-75,

Fernandez, N., and Kaus, B. J .P., 2015, Pattern formation in 3D numerical models of down-built diapirs initiated by a Rayleigh–Taylor instability: Geophysical Journal International, v. 202, no. 2, p. 1253-1270,

Ford, W. I., Fox, J. F., and Rowe, H. D., 2015, Impact of extreme hydrologic disturbance upon the sediment carbon quality in agriculturally impacted temperate streams: Ecohydrology, v. 8, no. 3, p. 438-449,

Ford, W. I., Fox, J. F., Pollock, E., Rowe, H. D., and Chakraborty, S., 2015, Testing assumptions for nitrogen transformation in a low-gradient agricultural stream: Journal of Hydrology, v. 527, p. 908-922,

Frohlich, C., Walter, J. I., and Gale, J. F. W., 2015, Analysis of transportable array (USArray) data shows earthquakes are scarce near injection wells in the Williston Basin, 2008-2011: Seismological Research Letters, v. 86, no. 2A, p. 492-499,

Fu, Q., Horvath, S., Potter, E., Roberts, F., Tinker, S. W., Ikonnikova, S., Fisher, W., and Yan, J., 2015, Log-derived thickness and porosity of the Barnett Shale, Fort Worth basin, Texas: implications for assessment of gas shale resources: AAPG Bulletin, v. 99, no. 1, p. 119–141,

Hooker, J.N., Larson, T., Eakin, A., Laubach, S. E., Eichhubl, P., Fall, A., and Marrett, R., 2015, Fracturing and fluid flow in a sub-décollement sandstone; or, a leak in the basement: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 172, p. 428–442,,

Hu, H., Zhang, T., Wiggins-Camacho, J. D., Ellis, G. S., Lewan, M. D., and Zhang, X., 2015, Experimental investigation of changes in methane adsorption of bitumen-free Woodford Shale with thermal maturation induced by hydrous pyrolysis: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 59, p. 114-128,

Hu, J., Fomel, S., and Ying, L., 2015, A fast algorithm for 3D azimuthally anisotropic velocity scan: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, no. 2, p. 368-377,

Jackson, C. A.-L., Jackson, M. P. A., Hudec, M. R., and Rodriguez, C. R., 2015, Enigmatic structures within salt walls of the Santos Basin--Part 1: Geometry and kinematics from 3D seismic reflection and well data: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 75, p. 135-162,

Karagunduz, A., Young, M. H., and Pennell, K. D., 2015, Influence of surfactants on unsaturated water flow and solute transport: Water Resources Research, v. 51, no. 4, p. 1977-1988,

Kim, S., and Hosseini, S. A., 2015, Hydro-thermo-mechanical analysis during injection of cold fluid into a geologic formation: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, v. 77, p. 220–236,

Klokov, A., Irkabaev, D., Ogiesoba, O. C., and Munasypov, N., 2015, Correlation between seismic diffractions extracted from vertical seismic profiling data and borehole logging in a carbonate environment: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 2, p. T121-T129,

Klokov, A., Irkabaev, D., Sharova, T., and Munasypov, N., 2015, Reef delineation by offset vertical seismic profiling and seismic diffractions: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 24, no. 2, p. 135-150.

Lander, R. H., and Laubach, S. E., 2015, Insights into rates of fracture growth and sealing from a model for quartz cementation in fractured sandstones: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, no. 3/4, p. 516-538,

Lee, H. P, Olson, J. E., Holder, J., Gale, J. F. W., and Myers, R. D, 2015, The interaction of propagating opening mode fractures with preexisting discontinuities in shale: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 120, no. 1, p. 169–181,

Li, S., and Fomel, S., 2015, A robust approach to time-to-depth conversion and interval velocity estimation from time migration in the presence of lateral velocity variations: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, no. 2, p. 315-337,

Liu, M., Xu, X., Sun, A. Y., Wang, K., Yue, Y., Tong, X., and Liu, W., 2015, Evaluation of high-resolution satellite rainfall products using rain gauge data over complex terrain in southwest China: Theoretical and Applied Climatology, v. 119, no. 1-2, p. 203-219,

Lu, J., Larson, T. E., and Smyth, R. C., 2015, Carbon isotope effects of methane transport through Anahuac Shale — a core gas study: Journal of Geochemical Exploration, v. 148, p. 138–149,

Lu, J., Ruppel, S. C., and Rowe, H. D., 2015, Organic matter pores and oil generation in the Tuscaloosa marine shale: AAPG Bulletin, v. 99, no. 2, p. 333-357,

Meckel, T., Bryant, S. L., and Ravi Ganesh, P., 2015, Characterization and prediction of CO2 saturation resulting from modeling buoyant fluid migration in 2D heterogeneous geologic fabrics: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 34, p. 85-96,

Mukhopadhyay, S., Doughty, C., Bacon, D., Li, J., Wei, L., Yamamoto, H., Gasda, S., Hosseini, S. A., Nicot, J.-P., and Birkholzer, J. T., 2015, The Sim-SEQ Project: comparison of selected flow models for the S-3 site: Transport in Porous Media, v. 108, p. 207–231,

Ogiesoba, O. C., and Hernandez, R., 2015, Diapiric shale and coast-perpendicular, fault-related subbasins, south Texas Gulf Coast: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 2, p. T43-T56,

Ogiesoba, O. C., Klokov, A., and Hernandez, R., 2015, Diffraction imaging of polygonal faults within a submarine volcanic terrain, Maverick Basin, south Texas: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 1, p. SF81-SF99,

Olariu, M. I., and Olariu, C., 2015, Ubiquity of wave-dominated deltas in outer-shelf growth-faulted compartments: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 85, p. 768-779,

Paine, J. G., Andrews, J. R., Saylam, K., and Tremblay, T. A., 2015, Airborne LiDAR-based wetland and permafrost-feature mapping on an Arctic coastal plain, North Slope, Alaska, in Tiner, R. W., Lang, M. W., and Klemas, V. V., eds., Remote sensing of wetlands: applications and advances: London, CRC Press, p. 413-434.

Phelps, R. M., Kerans, C., Da-Gama, R.O.B.P., Jeremiah, J., Hull, D., and Loucks, R. G., 2015, Response and recovery of the Comanche carbonate platform surrounding multiple Cretaceous oceanic anoxic events, northern Gulf of Mexico: Cretaceous Research, v. 54, p. 117-144,

Pierre, J.-P., Abolt, C. J., and Young, M. H., 2015, Impacts from above-ground activities in the Eagle Ford Shale play on landscapes and hydrologic flows, La Salle County, Texas: Environmental Management, v. 55, no. 6, p. 1262-1275,

Reeve, M. T., Bell, R. E., Duffy, O. B., Jackson, C. A-L., and Sansom, E., 2015, The growth of non-colinear normal fault systems; What can we learn from 3D seismic reflection data?: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 70, p. 141-155,

Springer, G. S., Poston, H. A., Hardt, B., and Rowe, H. D., 2015, Groundwater lowering and stream incision rates in the Central Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, USA: International Journal of Speleology, v. 44, no. 1, p. 99-105,

Sun, A. Y., Miranda, R. M., and Xu, X., 2015, Development of multi-metamodels to support surface water quality management and decision making: Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 73, no. 1, p. 423-434,

Wang, S., Feng, Q., Javadpour, F., Xia, T., and Li, Z., 2015, Oil adsorption in shale nanopores and its effect on recoverable oil-in-place: International Journal of Coal Geology, v. 147–148, p. 9–24,

Yan, D., Wang, H., Fu, Q., Chen, Z., He, J., and Gao, Z, 2015, Organic matter accumulation of Late Ordovician sediments in North Guizhou Province, China: sulfur isotope and trace element evidences: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 59, p. 348–358,

Yan, D., Wang, H., Fu, Q., Chen, Z., He, J., and Gao, Z., 2015, Geochemical characteristics in the Longmaxi Formation (Early Silurian) of South China: implications for organic matter accumulation: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 65, p. 290–301,

Yang, P., and Fomel, S., 2015, Seislet-based morphological component analysis using scale-dependent exponential shrinkage: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 118, p. 66-74,


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