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Articles In Peer-Reviewed Journals

   
 

Akasheh, O., Neale, C. M. U., and Harikishan, J., 2008, Detailed mapping of riparian vegetation in the Middle Rio Grande River using high resolution multi-spectral airborne remote sensing: Journal of Arid Environments, v. 72, p. 1734–1744.

Ambrose, W. A., Breton, C., Holtz, M. H., Nuñez López, V., Hovorka, S. D., and Duncan, I. J., 2008, CO2 source-sink matching in the lower 48 United States, with examples from the Texas Gulf Coast and Permian Basin: Environmental Geology: Springer-Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00254-008-1430-x, 15 p.

Ambrose, W. A., Lakshminarasimhan, S., Nuñez López, Vanessa, Hovorka, S. D., and Duncan, I. J., 2008, Geologic factors controlling CO2 storage capacity and permanence: case studies based on experience with heterogeneity in oil and gas reservoirs applied to CO2 storage: Environmental Geology, v. 54, p. 1619–1633.

Amrani, A., Zhang, T., Ma, Q., Ellis, G. S., and Tang, Y.,2008, The role of labile sulfur compounds in thermochemical sulfate reduction: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 72, p. 2960–2972.

Barker, D. S., and Milliken, K. L., 2008, Cementation of the Footprint Tuff, Laetoli, Tanzania: The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 46, p. 831–841.

Becker, S. P., Fall, A., and Bodnar, R. J., 2008, Synthetic fluid inclusions. XVII. PVTX properties of high salinity H2O-NaCl solutions (>30 wt% NaCl): application to fluid inclusions that homogenize by halite disappearance from porphyry copper and other hydrothermal ore deposits: Economic Geology, v. 103, p. 539–554.

Boudin, F., Bernard, P., Longuevergne, L., Florsch, N., Larmat, C., Courteille, C., Blum, P.- A., Vincent, T., and Kammenthaler, M., 2008, A silica long base tiltmeter with high stability and resolution: Review of Scientific Instruments, v. 79, 034502 [11 p.].

Cameron, M., Fomel, S., and Sethian, J., 2008, Time-to-depth conversion and seismic velocity estimation using time-migration velocity: Geophysics, v. 73, no. 5, p. VE205–VE210.

Cartwright, J. A., and Jackson, M. P. A., 2008, Initiation of gravitational collapse of an evaporite basin margin: the Messinian saline giant, Levant Basin, eastern Mediterranean: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, no. 3/4, p. 399–413; DOI: 10.1130/B26091X.1.

Cey, B. D., Hudson, G. B., Moran, J. E., and Scanlon, B. R., 2008, Impact of artificial recharge on dissolved noble gases in groundwater in California, USA: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 42, p. 1017–1023.

Chafetz, H. S., Wu, Z., and Milliken, K. L., 2008, Geochemistry of preserved Permian aragonitic cements in the tepees of the Guadalupe Mountains, West Texas and New Mexico: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 78, p. 187–198.

Day-Stirrat, R. J., Aplin, A. C., Srodon, J., and van der Pluijm, B. A., 2008, Diagenetic reorientation of phyllosilicate minerals in Paleogene mudstones of the Podhale Basin, southern Poland: Clays and Clay Minerals, v. 56, no. 1, p. 100–111.

Day-Stirrat, R. J., Loucks, R. G., Milliken, K. L., Hillier, S., and van der Pluijm, B. A., 2008, Phyllosilicate orientation demonstrates early timing of compactional stabilization in calcite-cemented concretions in the Barnett Shale (Late Mississippian), Fort Worth Basin, Texas (U.S.A.): Sedimentary Geology, v. 28, no. 1–2, p. 27–35.

DeAngelo, M. V., Murray, P. E., Hardage, B. A., and Remington, R. L., 2008, Integrated 2D 4-C OBC velocity analysis of near-seafloor sediments, Green Canyon, Gulf of Mexico: Geophysics, v. 73, no. 6, p. B109–B115.

Dutton, S. P., 2008, Calcite cement in Permian deep-water sandstones, Delaware Basin, west Texas: origin, distribution, and effect on reservoir properties: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 6, p. 765–787.

Flemings, P. B., Long, H., Dugan, B., Germaine, J., John, C. M., Behrmann, J. H., Sawyer, D. E., and Expedition 308 Scientists, 2008, Pore pressure penetrometers document high overpressure near the seafloor where multiple submarine landslides have occurred on the continental slope, offshore Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 269, no. 3–4, p. 309–332, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.12.005.

Fomel, S. B., 2008, Velocity analysis using AB semblance: Geophysical Prospecting, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.00741.x.

Gates, J., Bohlke, J. K., and Edmunds, W. M., 2008, Ecohydrological factors affecting nitrate concentrations in a phreatic desert aquifer in northwestern China: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 42, p. 3531–3537.

Gates, J. B., Edmunds, W. M., Darling, W. G., Ma, J., Pang, Z., and Young, A. A., 2008, Conceptual model of recharge to southeastern Badain Jaran Desert groundwater and lakes from environmental tracers: Applied Geochemistry, v. 23, p. 3519–3534.

Gates, J. B., Edmunds, W. M., Ma, J., and Scanlon, B. R., 2008, Estimating groundwater recharge in a cold desert environment in northern China using chloride: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 16, p. 893–910.

Gates, J. B., Edmunds, W. M., Ma, J., and Sheppard, P. R., 2008, A 700-year history of groundwater recharge in the drylands of NW China: The Holocene, v. 18, no. 7, p. 1045–1054.

Hackley, P. C., Guevara, E. H., Hentz, T. F., and Hook, R. W., 2008, Thermal maturity and organic composition of Pennsylvanian coals and carbonaceous shales, North-Central Texas: implications for coalbed gas potential: International Journal of Coal Geology, DOI: 101016/j.coal.2008.05.006.

Hernández-Mendoza, J. J., DeAngelo, M., Wawrzyniec, T. F., and Hentz, T. F., 2008, Major structural elements of the Miocene section, Burgos Basin, northeastern Mexico: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 11, p. 1479–1499.

Hernández-Mendoza, J. J., Hentz, T. F., DeAngelo, M., Wawrzyniec, T. F., Sakurai, Shinichi, Talukdar, S. C., and Holtz, M. H., 2008, Miocene chronostratigraphy, paleogeography, and play framework of the Burgos Basin, southern Gulf of Mexico: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 11, p. 1501–1535.

Howari, F. M., and McDonnell, R., 2008, The special conditions of water management in the Arab Gulf States: present and future challenges: First Break, v. 26, p. 79–82.

Howari, F. M., Sadooni, F. N., and Goodell, P. C., 2008, Assessment of water bodies of United Arab Emirates coastal sabkhas as potential sites for natural salinity gradient solar ponds: Journal of Energy Engineering, December, p. 111–120.

Jackson, M. P. A., Hudec, M. R., Jennette, D. C., and Kilby, R. E., 2008, Evolution of the Cretaceous Astrid Thrust Belt in the ultradeep-water Lower Congo Basin, Gabon: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 4, p. 487–511.

Javadpour, F., 2008, CO2 injection in geological formations: determining macroscale coefficients from pore scale processes: Transport in Porous Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11242-008-9289-6, 19 p.

Javadpour, F., and Fisher, D., 2008, Nanotechnology-based micromodels and new image analysis to study transport in porous media: Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, v. 47, no. 2, p. 30–37.

King, C. W., and Webber, M. E., 2008, The water intensity of the plugged-in automotive economy: Environmental Science Technology, v. 42, p. 4305–4311.

King, C. W., and Webber, M. E., 2008, Water intensity of transportation: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 42, no. 21, p. 7866–7872.

Ma, J., Ding, Z., Edmunds, W. M., Gates, J. B., and Huang, T., 2008, Limits to recharge of groundwater from Tibetan plateau to Gobi desert, implications for water management in the mountain front: Journal of Hydrology, v. 364, p. 128–141.

Ma, J., Ding, Z., Gates, J. B., and Su, Y., 2008, Chloride and the environmental isotopes as the indicators of the groundwater recharge in the Gobi Desert, northwest China: Environmental Geology, v. 55, no. 7, 13 p., DOI 10.1007/s00254-007-1091-1.

Ma, Q., Ellis, G. S., Amrani, A., Zhang, T., and Tang, Y., 2008, Theoretical study on the reactivity of sulfate species with hydrocarbons: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 72, p. 4565–4576.

McDonnell, A., Hudec, M. R., and Jackson, M. P. A., 2008, Distinguishing salt welds from shale detachments on the inner
Texas shelf, western Gulf of Mexico: Basin Research, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2008.00375.x [13 p.].

McDonnell, A., Loucks, R. G., and Galloway, W. E., 2008, Paleocene to Eocene deep-water slope canyons, western Gulf of Mexico: further insights for the provenance of deep-water offshore Wilcox Group plays: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 9, p. 1169–1189.

Meckel, T. A., 2008, An attempt to reconcile subsidence rates determined from various techniques in southern Louisiana: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 27, p. 1517–1522.

Moscardelli, L., and Wood, L. J., 2008, New classification system for mass transport complexes in offshore Trinidad: Basin Research, v. 20, no. 1, p. 73–98.

Mukherjee, A., and Fryar, A. E., 2008, Deeper groundwater chemistry and geochemical modeling of the arsenic affected western Bengal basin, West Bengal, India: Applied Geochemistry, v. 23, p. 863–894.

Mukherjee, A., von Brömssen, M., Scanlon, B. R., Bhattacharya, J. P., Fryar, A. E., Hasan, M. A., Ahmed, K. M., Chatterjee, D., Jacks, G., and Sracek, O., 2008, Hydrogeochemical comparison and effects of overlapping redox zones on groundwater arsenic near the Western (Bhagirathi sub-basin, India) and Eastern (Meghna sub-basin, Bangladesh) margins of the Bengal Basin: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 99, p. 31–48.

Mukherjee-Goswami, A., Bibhash, N., Jana, J., Sahu, S. J., Sarkar, M. J., Jacks, G., Bhattacharya, P., Mukherjee, A., Polya, D. A., Jean, J. S., and Chatterjee, D., 2008, Hydrogeochemical behavior of arsenic-enriched groundwater in the deltaic environment: comparison between two study sites in West Bengal, India: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 99, p. 22–30.

Nicot, J. -P., 2008, Evaluation of large-scale CO2 storage on fresh-water sections of aquifers: an example from the Texas Gulf Coast Basin: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 2, no. 4, p. 582–593.

Nicot, J. -P., 2008, Methodology for bounding calculations of nuclear criticality of fissile material accumulations external to a waste container at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: Applied Geochemistry, v. 23, p. 2065–2081.

Nicot, J. -P., and Duncan, I. J., 2008, Science-based permitting of geological sequestration of CO2 in brine reservoirs in the U.S.: Environmental Science & Policy, v. 11, p. 14–24.

Nuñez López, V., Wood, D. J., Ambrose, W. A., and Hovorka, S. D., 2008, Quick-look assessments to identify optimal CO2 EOR storage sites: Environmental Geology, v. 54, p. 1695–1706.

Phelps, R. M., Kerans, C., Scott, S. Z., Janson, X., and Bellian, J. A., 2008, Three-dimensional modelling and sequence stratigraphy of a carbonate ramp-to-shelf transition, Permian Upper San Andres Formation: Sedimentology, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2008.00967.x.

Rosales, D. A., Fomel, S., Biondi, B. L., and Sava, P. C., 2008, Wave-equation angle-domain common-image gathers for converted waves: Geophysics, v. 73, no. 1, p. S-17–S26.

Rowe, H. D., Loucks, R. G., Ruppel, S. C., and Rimmer, S. D., 2008, Mississippian Barnett Formation, Fort Worth Basin, Texas: bulk geochemical inferences and Mo-TOC constraints on the severity of hydrographic restriction: Chemical Geology, v. 257, p. 16–25.

Sava, P., and Fomel, S., 2008, High-order kernels for Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 56, p. 49–60.

Savage, K., Mukherjee, A., Bhattacharya, P., Foster, A., and Bundschuh, J., 2008, Distribution of geogenic arsenic in hydrologic systems: controls and challenges: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 99, p. 1–7.

Sawyer, A. H., Flemings, P., Elsworth, D., and Kinoshita, M., 2008, Response of submarine hydrologic monitoring instruments to formation pressure changes: theory and application to Nankai Advanced CORKs: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 113, B01102, DOI: 10.1029/2007JB005132.

Scanlon, B. R., Reedy, R. C., Baumhardt, R. L., and Strassberg, G., 2008, Impact of deep plowing on groundwater recharge in a semiarid region: case study, High Plains, Texas: Water Resources Research, v. 44, W00A10, DOI: 10.1029/2008WR006991.

Scanlon, B. R., Reedy, R. C., and Bronson, K. F., 2008, Impacts of land use change on nitrogen cycling archived in semiarid unsaturated zone nitrate profiles, southern High Plains, Texas: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 42, no. 20, p. 7566–7572.

Scanlon, B. R., Reedy, R. C., Jackson, W. A., and Rao, B., 2008, Mobilization of naturally occurring perchlorate related to land-use change in the Southern High Plains: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 42, no. 23, p. 8648–8653.

Soler, J. M., Samper, J., Yllera, A., Hernández, A., Quejido, A., Fernández, M., Yang, C., Naves, A., Hernán, P., and Wersin, P., 2008, The DI-B in-situ diffusion experiment at Mont Terri: results and modeling: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, DOI: 10.1016/j.pce.2008.10.010.

Treviño, R. H., and Vendeville, B. C., 2008, Origin of coast-perpendicular extensional faults, western Gulf of Mexico: the relationship between an early-stage ridge and a late-stage fault: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 7, p. 951–964.

Wang, K., Zhang, T., Ellis, G. S., Walters, C. C., Kelemen, S. R., and Tang, Y., 2008, Geochemical signatures of thermochemical sulfate reduction in controlled hydrous pyrolysis experiments: Organic Geochemistry, v. 39, p. 308–328.

Yang, C., and Samper, J., 2008, A subgrid-scale stabilized finite element method for multicomponent reactive transport through porous media: Transport in Porous Media, DOI: 10.1007/s 1242-008-9288-7, 26 p.

Yang, C., Samper, J., and Molinero, J., 2008, Inverse microbial and geochemical reactive transport models in porous media: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, v. 33, p. 1026–1034.

Yang, C., Zhu, C., Samper, J., and Jones, S., 2008, Numerical modeling preferential leaching when feldspars dissolution: Environmental Geology, DOI: 10.1007/s00254-008-1445-3.

Zeng, H., Loucks, R. G., and Hammes, U., 2008, Linear amplitude patterns in Corpus Christi Bay Frio Subbasin, south Texas: interpretive pitfalls or depositional features?: Geophysics, v. 73, no. 5, p. A27–A31.

Zhang, T., Amrani, A., Ellis, G. S., Ma, Q., and Tang, Y., 2008, Experimental investigation on thermochemical sulfate reduction by H2S initiation: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 72, p. 3518–3530.

Zhang, T., Zhang, M., Bai, B., Wang, X., and Li, L., 2008, Origin and accumulation of carbon dioxide in the Huanghua depression, Bohai Bay Basin, China: AAPG Bulletin, v. 92, no. 3, p. 341–358.

   
 

Articles In Other Peer-Reviewed Publications

  Barton, M., and Dutton, S., 2007, A sand-rich, basin-floor turbidite system, Willow Mountain, Texas, USA, in American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology 56, p. 418–421 [folio-size pages].

Dong, Y., Zhu, X., Zeng, H., Bian, S., Liu, C., and Sun, H., 2008, Seismic sedimentology study on Shayi sequence in Qinan Sag, Huanghua Depression (in Chinese): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica, v. 26, no. 2, p. 234–240.

Foss, M. M., 2008, Green jobs: a review of recent studies: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Center for Energy and Economics, 11 p.

Ge, Hongxing, Jackson, M. P. A., and Mosher, S., 2008, Cenozoic extensional rejuvenation of salt structures in the Paradox Basin, Utah and Colorado, USA: Geological Journal of China Universities, v. 14, no. 1, p. 49–63.

Gülen, G., and Shenoy, B., 2008, Supporting biofuels: a case study on the law of unintended consequences: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Center for Energy Economics, 14 p.

Long, H., Flemings, P. B., Germaine, J. T., Saffer, D. M., and Dugan, B. E., 2008, Data report: consolidation characteristics of sediments from IODP Expedition 308, Ursa Basin, Gulf of Mexico, in Proceedings IODP, Scientific Results, Expedition 308.

Loucks, R. G., 2008, Origin and modification of Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group paleokarst breccias and fractures in Central and West Texas, in Sasowsky, I. D., Feazel, C. T., Mylroie, J. E., Palmer, A. N., and Palmer, M. V., Karst from recent to reservoirs: Karst Waters Institute, Special Publication 14, p. 130–135.

Loucks, R. G., 2008, Paleocave facies types and distribution in a coalesced, collapsed-paleocave system from the Lower Ordovician, Ellenburger Group, as defined by the integration of ground-penetrating radar and shallow-core and outcrop data, in Sasowsky, I. D., Feazel, C. T., Mylroie, J. E., Palmer, A. N., and Palmer, M. V., Karst from recent to reservoirs: Karst Waters Institute, Special Publication 14, p. 136–141.

Loucks, R. G., and Ruppel, S. C., 2008, Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group collapsed-paleocave facies and associated pore network in the Goldrus Unit #3 core, Barnhart field, Texas, in Sasowsky, I. D., Feazel, C. T., Mylroie, J. E., Palmer, A. N., and Palmer, M. V., Karst from recent to reservoirs: Karst Waters Institute, Special Publication 14, p. 127–129.

Ruppel, S. C., and Loucks, R. G., 2008, Black mudrocks: lessons and questions from the Mississippian Barnett Shale in the southern Midcontinent: The Sedimentary Record, v. 6, no. 2, p. 4–8.

Volkov, D., 2008, Russian natural gas - a review: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Center for Energy Economics, 51 p.
   
 





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