The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
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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., http://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-014-0705-7.

Chen, J. L., Famiglietti, J. S., Scanlon, B. R., and Rodell, M., 2015, Groundwater storage changes: present status from GRACE observations: Surveys in Geophysics, http://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-015-9332-4.

Kelleners, T. J., Koonce, J., Shillito, R., Dijkema, J., Berli, M., Young, M. H., Frank, J. M., and Massman, W. J., 2015, Numerical modeling of coupled water flow and heat transport in soil and snow: Soil Science Society of America Journal, http://doi.org/doi: 10.2136/sssaj2015.07.0279.

Salazar, M., Moscardelli, L., and Wood, L., 2015, Utilising clinoform architecture to understand the drivers of basin margin evolution: a case study in the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Basin Research, p. 1-26, http://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12138.

Scanlon, B. R., 2015, Daily gridded meteorological variables in Brazil (1980–2013): International Journal of Climatology, http://doi.org/10.1002/joc.4518.

Ukar, E., and Cloos, M., 2015, Graphite-schist blocks in the Franciscan mélange, San Simeon, California: evidence of high-pressure metamorphism: Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34 p., http://doi.org/10.1111/jmg.12174.

Zeng, H., Xu, L., Wang, G., and Pu, X., 2015, Prediction of ultrathin lacustrine sandstones by joint investigation of tectonic geomorphology and sedimentary geomorphology using seismic data: Marine and Petroleum Geology, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.07.003.

 

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, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014WR015778.

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, http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12162.

Alzayer, Y., Eichhubl, P., and Laubach, S. E., 2015, Non-linear growth kinematics of opening-mode fractures: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 74, p. 31-44, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.02.003.

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, http://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-014-9242-z.

Ambrose, W. A., Loucks, R. G., and Dutton, S. P., 2015, Sequence-stratigraphic and depositional controls on reservoir quality in lowstand incised-valley-fill and highstand shallow-marine systems in the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Tuscaloosa Formation, Louisiana, U.S.A.: GCAGS Journal, v. 4, p. 43-66.

Amsler, H. E., Reusser, E., Milliken, K., and Strasser, M., 2015, Elemental distribution and microfabric characterization across a buried slump scar: new insights on the long-term development and reactivation of scar surfaces from a microscopic perspective, in Krastel, S., ed., Submarine mass movements and their consequences: Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, v. 37, p. 23–32, http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-00972-8.

Bedayat, H., and Dahi Taleghani, A., 2015, Two interacting ellipsoidal inhomogeneities: applications in geoscience: Computers & Geosciences, v. 76, p. 72-79, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2014.12.003.

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, http://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-015-0482-0.

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, http://doi.org/10.1130/G36695.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0091.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1515/johh-2015-0012.

Chen, Y., and Fomel, S., 2015, Random noise attenuation using local signal-and-noise orthogonalization: Geophysics, v. 80, no. 6, p. WD1-WD9, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2014-0227.1.

Collignon, M., Fernandez, N., and Kaus, B. J. P., 2015, Influence of surface processes and initial topography on lateral fold growth and fold linkage mode: Tectonics, v. 34, no. 8, p. 1622-1645, http://doi.org/10.1002/2015TC003843.

Corti, G., and Dooley, T. P., 2015, Lithospheric-scale centrifuge models of pull-apart basins: Tectonophysics, v. 664, p. 154-163, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.09.004.

Costard, L., and Paine, J. G., 2015, Characterizing initial-state conductivity distribution at a CO2 injection site with airborne, surface, and borehole electromagnetic induction methods: Environmental Geosciences, v. 22, no. 3, p. 75-83, http://doi.org/10.1306/eg.06191515004.

Damuth, J. E., and Olson, H. C., 2015, Latest Quaternary sedimentation in the northern Gulf of Mexico Instraslope Basin Province: 1. Sediment facies and depositional processes: Geosphere, v. 11, no. 6, p. 1689-1718, http://doi.org/10.1130/GES01090.1.

Decker, L., Janson, X., and Fomel, S., 2015, Carbonate reservoir characterization using seismic diffraction imaging: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 1, p. SF21-SF30, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0081.1.

Dixon, T.E, and Romanak, K.D., 2015, Improving monitoring protocols for CO2 geological storage with technical advances in CO2 attribution monitoring: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 41, p. 29-40, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.05.029.

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, http://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12056.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.01.009.

Duffy, O. B., Bell, R. E., Jackson, C. A-L., Gawthorpe, R. L., and Whipp, P. S., 2015, Fault growth and interactions in a multiphase rift fault network: Horda Platform, Norwegian North Sea: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 80, p. 99-119, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.08.015.

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, http://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12084.

Duncan, I. J., 2015, Does methane pose significant health and public safety hazards?—a review: Environmental Geosciences, v. 22, no. 3, p. 85-96, http://doi.org/10.1306/eg.06191515005.

Dutton, S. P., Loucks, R. G., and Ambrose, W. A., 2015, Factors controlling permeability variation in onshore, deep Paleogene Wilcox sandstones in the northern Gulf of Mexico basin: targeting high-quality reservoirs: GCAGS Journal, v. 4, p. 1-14.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2015.02.004.

Ellis, M. A, and Barnes, J. B., 2015, A global perspective on the topographic response to fault growth: Geosphere, v. 11, no. 4, p. 1008-1023, http://doi.org/10.1130/GES01156.1.

Ellis, M. A, Barnes, J. B., and Colgan, J. P., 2015, Geomorphic evidence for enhanced Pliocene–Quaternary faulting in the northwestern Basin and Range: Lithosphere, v. 7, no. 1, p. 59-72, http://doi.org/10.1130/L401.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1130/B31021.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggv219.

Fomel, S., 2015, Reproducible research as a community effort: lessons from the Madagascar project: Computing in Science and Engineering, v. 17, no. 1, p. 20-26, http://doi.org/10.1109/MCSE.2014.94.

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, http://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1514.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.062.

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, http://doi.org/10.1785/0220140180.

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, http://doi.org/10.1306/07171413018.

Ganjdanesh, R., Pope, G.A., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2015, Production of energy from saline aquifers: a method to offset the energy cost of carbon capture and storage: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 34, p. 97-105, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.01.004.

Goudarzi, A., Delshad, M., Mohanty, K. K., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2015, Surfactant oil recovery in fractured carbonates: experiments and modeling of different matrix dimensions: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 125, p. 136-145, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2014.11.008.

Goudarzi, A., Zhang, H., Varavei, A., Taksaudom, P., Hu, Y., Delshad, M., Bai, B., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2015, A laboratory and simulation study of preformed particle gels for water conformance control: Fuel, v. 140, p. 502-513, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.09.081.

Gülen, G., and Bellman, D. K., 2015, Scenarios of resource adequacy in ERCOT: mandated reserve margin, impact of environmental regulations and integration of renewables: The Electricity Journal, v. 28, no. 2, p. 89-100, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2015.01.011.

Gülen, G., Ikonnikova, S., Browning, J., and Tinker, S. W., 2015, Fayetteville shale-production outlook: SPE Economics & Management, v. 7, no. 2, p. 47-59, http://doi.org/10.2118/173187-PA.

Gülen, G., Ikonnikova, S., Smye, K. G., Browning, J., and Tinker, S. W., 2015, Production scenarios for the Haynesville shale play: SPE Economics & Management, v. 7, no. 4, p. 138-147, http://doi.org/10.2118/176022-PA.

Hackley, P. C., Warwick, P. D., Ambrose, W. A., Hammes, U., and 32 others, 2015, Unconventional Energy Resources: 2015 Review: Natural Resources Research, v. 24, no. 4, p. 443-508, http://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-015-9288-6.

Hamlin, H. S., and de la Rocha, L., 2015, Using electric logs to estimate groundwater salinity and map brackish groundwater resources in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer in South Texas: GCAGS Journal, v. 4, p. 109-131.

He, Y., Zeng, H., Kerans, C., and Hardage, B. A., 2015, Seismic chronostratigraphy at reservoir scale: statistical modeling: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 2, p. SN69-SN87, http://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0136.1.

Heidari, M., and Tonon, F., 2015, Ground reaction curve for tunnels with jet grouting umbrellas considering jet grouting hardening: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, v. 76, p. 200–208, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.03.021.

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, http://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2014-128, http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/content/172/4/428.full.pdf+html.

Hosseini, S. A., Javadpour, F., and Michael, G. E., 2015, Novel analytical core-sample analysis indicates higher gas content in shale-gas reservoirs: SPE Journal, v. 20, no. 6, p. 1397-1408, http://doi.org/10.2118/174549-PA.

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, http://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.07.029.

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, http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12180.

Hu, Q., Ewing, R. P., and Rowe, H. D., 2015, Low nanopore connectivity limits gas production in Barnett formation: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 120, p. 8073-8087, http://doi.org/10.1002/ 2015JB012103.

Ikonnikova, S., and Gülen, G., 2015, Impact of low prices on shale gas production strategies: The Energy Journal, v. 36, p. 43-62, http://doi.org/10.5547/01956574.36.SI1.siko.

Ikonnikova, S., Browning, J., Gülen, G., Smye, K. G., and Tinker, S. W., 2015, Factors influencing shale gas production forecasting: empirical studies of Barnett, Fayetteville, Haynesville, and Marcellus Shale plays: Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, v. 4, no. 1, p. 19-35, http://doi.org/10.5547/2160-5890.4.1.siko.

Ikonnikova, S., Gülen, G., Browning, J., Tinker, S. W., and Smye, K. G., 2015, Profitability of shale gas drilling: a case study of the Fayetteville shale play: Energy, v. 81, p. 382-393, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2014.12.051.

Islam, A., 2015, Rainy/non-rainy day pattern analysis for North Carolina: American Journal of Climate Change, v. 4, no. 1, p. 1-8, http://doi.org/10.4236/ajcc.2015.41001.

Islam, A., and Sun, A. Y., 2015, Quantification of CO2 masses trapped through free convection process in isothermal brine saturated reservoir: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v. 87, p. 128–137, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.03.083.

Islam, A., Patzek, T., and Sun, A. Y., 2015, Thermodynamics phase changes of nanopore fluids: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, v. 25, p. 134-139, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2015.04.035.

Jackson, C. A.-L., Jackson, M. P. A., and Hudec, M. R., 2015, Understanding the kinematics of salt-bearing passive margins: a critical test of competing hypotheses for the origin of the Albian Gap, Santos Basin, offshore Brazil: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, no. 11/12, p. 1730–1751, http://doi.org/10.1130/B31290.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.01.010.

Janson, X., Lee, K., Zahm, C., and Kerans, C., 2015, Ground-penetrating radar imaging of Albian rudist buildups, central Texas: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 3, p. SY67-SY81, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0273.1.

Javadpour, F., and Ettehadtavakkol, A., 2015, Gas transport processes in shale, in Rezaee, R., ed., Fundamentals of gas shale reservoirs: Hoboken, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., SBN-13: 978-1118645796; ISBN-10: 1118645790, p. 245–266.

Javadpour, F., McClure, M., and Naraghi, M. E., 2015, Slip-corrected liquid permeability and its effect on hydraulic fracturing and fluid loss in shale: Fuel, v. 160, p. 549-559, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.08.017.

Jenkins, C., Chadwick, A., and Hovorka, S. D., 2015, The state of the art in monitoring and verification—Ten years on: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 40, p. 312-349, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.05.009.

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, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014WR015845.

Karegar, M. A., Dixon, T. H., Malservisi, R., Yang, Q., Hosseini, S. A., and Hovorka, S. D., 2015, GPS-based monitoring of surface deformation associated with CO2 injection at an enhanced oil recovery site: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 41, p. 116-126, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.07.006.

Karimi, P., and Fomel, S., 2015, Stratigraphic coordinates: a coordinate system tailored to seismic interpretation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, no. 5, p. 1246-1255, http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12224.

Karimi, P., Fomel, S., Wood, L., and Dunlap, D., 2015, Predictive coherence: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 4, p. SAE1-SAE7, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2015-0030.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.04.010.

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, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0156.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1130/B31092.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011358.

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, http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12191.

Liu, M., Xu, X., and Sun, A. Y., 2015, Decreasing spatial variability in precipitation extremes in southwestern China and the local/large-scale influencing factors: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, v. 120, no. 13, p. 6480-6488, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014JD022886.

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, http://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-014-1092-4.

Liu, Y., Fomel, S., and Liu, C., 2015, Signal and noise separation in prestack seismic data using velocity-dependent seislet transform: Geophysics, v. 80, no. 6, p. WD117-WD128, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2014-0234.1.

Long, D., Longuevergne, L., and Scanlon, B. R., 2015, Global analysis of approaches for deriving total water storage changes from GRACE satellites: Water Resources Research, v. 51, p. 2574-2594, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014wr016853.

Loucks, R. G., Reed, R. M., and Ambrose, W. A., 2015, Analysis of pore networks and reservoir quality of the Upper Cretaceous Woodbine sandstone in the high-recovery-efficiency, giant East Texas Field: GCAGS Journal, v. 4, p. 88–108.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2014.09.005.

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, http://doi.org/10.1306/08201414055.

Luo, G., Flemings, P. B., Hudec, M. R., and Nikolinakou, M. A., 2015, The role of pore fluid overpressure in the substrates of advancing salt sheets, ice glaciers, and critical-state wedges: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 120, no. 1, p. 87–105, http://doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011326.

Male, F., Islam, A., Patzek, T.W., Ikonnikova, S., Browning, J., and Marder, M.P., 2015, Analysis of gas production from hydraulically fractured wells in the Haynesville Shale using scaling methods: Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, v. 10, p. 11-17, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.juogr.2015.03.001.

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, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.12.010.

Melo, D., Xavier, A. C., Bianchi, T., Oliveira, P., Scanlon, B. R., Lucas, M. C., and Wendland, E., 2015, Performance evaluation of rainfall estimates by TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis 3B42V6 and V7 over Brazil: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, v. 120, no. 18, p. 9426-9436, http://doi.org/10.1002/2015JD023797.

Mori, H., Trevisan, L., and Illangasekare, T. H., 2015, Evaluation of relative permeability functions as inputs to multiphase flow models simulating supercritical CO2 behavior in deep geologic formations: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 41, p. 328-335, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.05.023.

Morshed, K., Sharif, M., and Islam, A., 2015, Laminar mixed convection in a lid-driven square cavity with two isothermally heated square internal blockages: Chemical Engineering Communications, v. 202, p. 1176-1190, http://doi.org/10.1080/00986445.2014.912634.

Moscardelli, L., and Wood, L., 2015, Morphometry of mass-transport deposits as a predictive tool: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 128, no. 1-2, p. 47-80, http://doi.org/10.1130/B31221.1.

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, http://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-014-0361-0.

Nance, H. S., and Rowe, H. D., 2015, Eustatic controls on stratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, and water mass evolution preserved in a Lower Permian mudrock succession, Delaware Basin, west Texas, USA: Interpretation, v. 3, no. 1, p. SH11-SH25, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2014-0207.1.

Nestell, G. P., Nestell, M. K., Ellwood, B. B., Wardlaw, B. R., Basu, A. R., Ghosh, N., Lan, L. T. P., Rowe, H. D., Hunt, A., Tomkin, J. H., and Ratcliffe, K. T., 2015, High influx of carbon in walls of agglutinated foraminifers during the Permian–Triassic transition in global oceans: International Geology Review, v. 57, no. 4, p. 411–427, http://doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2015.1010610.

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