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Alkhalifah, T., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, Angle gathers in wave-equation imaging for transversely isotropic media: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 59, p. 422–431.

Alkhalifah, T., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, The basic components of residual migration in VTI media using anisotropy: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, v. 1, p. 17‒22.

Ambrose, W. A., Breton, C., Hovorka, S. D., Duncan, I. J., Gülen, G., Holtz, M. H., and Nuñez-López, V., 2011, Geologic and infrastructure factors for delineating areas for clean coal: examples in Texas, USA: Environmental Earth Science, v. 63, p. 513‒532.

Birkholzer, J. T., Nicot, J. -P., Oldenburg, C. M., Zhou, Q., Kraemer, S., and Bandilla, K., 2011, Brine flow up a well caused by pressure perturbation from geologic carbon sequestration: static and dynamic evaluations: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 5, p. 850‒861.

Burnett, W., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, Azimuthally anisotropic 3D velocity continuation: International Journal of Geophysics, Article ID 484653.

Burton, D., Dunlap, D. B., Wood, L. J., and Flaig, P. P., 2011, Lidar intensity as a remote sensor of rock properties: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 81, p. 339‒347.

Casasanta, L., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, Velocity-independent tau-p moveout in a horizontally layered VTI medium: Geophysics, v. 76, no. 4, p. U45‒U57.

Day-Stirrat, R. J., Milliken, K. L., Dutton, S. P., Loucks, R. G., Hillier, S., Aplin, A. C., and Schleicher, A. M., 2011, Discussion in response to Knut Bjørlykke regarding JMPG_1376 "Open-System Chemical Behavior in Deep Wilcox Group Mudstones, Texas Gulf Coast, USA": Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 1383‒1384.

Day-Stirrat, R. J., Schleicher, A. M., Schneider, J., Flemings, P. B., Germaine, J. T., and van der Pluijm, B. A., 2011, Preferred orientation of phyllosilicates: effects of composition and stress on resedimented mudstone microfabrics: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 33, p. 1347‒1358.

Ding, W., Eick, C. F., Yuan, X., Wang, J., and Nicot, J. -P., 2011, A framework for regional association rule mining and scoping in spatial datasets: Geoinformatica, v. 15, p. 1‒28.

Fall, A., Tattitch, B., and Bodnar, R. J., 2011, Combined microthermometric and Raman spectroscopic technique to determine the salinity of H2O-CO2-NaCl fluid inclusions based on clathrate melting: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 75, p. 951‒964.

Fomel, S. B., 2011, Theory of 3-D angle gathers in wave-equation seismic imaging: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, v. 1, p. 11‒16.

Frohlich, C., Hayward, C., Stump, B. B., and Potter, E., 2011, The Dallas‒Fort Worth earthquake sequence: October 2008 through May 2009: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 101, no. 1, p. 327‒340.

Fu, Q., and Qing, H., 2011, Medium and coarsely crystalline dolomites in the Middle Devonian Ratner Formation, southern Saskatchewan, Canada: origin and pore evaluation: Carbonates and Evaporites, v. 26, p. 111‒125.

Garciacaro, E., Escalona, A., Mann, P., Wood, L. J., Moscardelli, L., and Sullivan, S., 2011, Structural controls on Quaternary deepwater sedimentation, mud diapirism, and hydrocarbon distribution within the actively evolving Columbus foreland basin, eastern offshore Trinidad: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 149‒176.

Gates, J. B., Nicot, J. -P., Scanlon, B. R., and Reedy, R. C., 2011, Arsenic enrichment in unconfined sections of the southern Gulf Coast aquifer system, Texas: Applied Geochemistry, v. 26, p. 421‒431.

Gates, J. B., Scanlon, B. R., Mu, X. M., and Zhang, L., 2011, Impacts of soil conservation on groundwater recharge in the semi-arid Loess Plateau, China: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 19, no. 4, p. 865–875.

Hammes, U., Hamlin, H. S., and Ewing, T. E., 2011, Geologic analysis of the Upper Jurassic Haynesville Shale in east Texas and west Louisiana: AAPG Bulletin v. 95, no. 10, p. 1643–1666.

Hooker, J. N., Laubach, S. E., Gomez, L. A., Marrett, R. A., Eichhubl, P., Diaz Tushman, K., and Pinzon, E. A., 2011, Fracture size, frequency, and strain in the Cambrian Eriboll Formation sandstones, NW Scotland: Scottish Journal of Geology, v. 47, p. 45–56.

Jackson, M. P. A., Adams, J. B., Dooley, T. P., Gillespie, A. R., and Montgomery, D. R., 2011, Modeling the collapse of Hebes Chasma, Valles Marineris, Mars: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, no. 7/8, p. 1596‒1627.

Janson, X., Kerans, C., Loucks, R. G., Marhx, A., Reyes, C., and Murguia, F., 2011, Seismic architecture of a Lower Cretaceous platform-to-slope system, Santa Agueda and Poza Rica fields, Mexico: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 1, p. 105‒146.

Javadpour, F., and Nicot, J. -P., 2011, Enhanced CO2 storage and sequestration in deep saline aquifers by nanoparticles: commingled disposal of depleted uranium and CO2: Transport in Porous Media, v. 89, p. 265‒284.

Jordan, P. D., Oldenburg, C. M., and Nicot, J. -P., 2011, Estimating the probability of CO2 plumes encountering faults: Greenhouse Gases Science and Technology, v. 1, p. 160‒174.

Kiel, B., and Wood, L. J., 2011, Three-dimensionality, longitudinal profile setting, and paleo-discharge capacity of incised valleys in recent stratigraphy of the Sunda Shelf, Indonesia: Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N. F., v. 55, p. 475‒491.

King, Carey, Webber, M. E., and Duncan, I. J., 2010, The water needs for LDV transportation in the United States: Energy Policy, v. 38, p. 1157‒1167.

Kurtzman, D., and Scanlon, B. R., 2011, Groundwater recharge through vertisols: irrigated cropland vs. natural land, Israel: Vadose Zone Journal, v. 10, no. 2, p. 662–674.

Li, G. C., Huang, G. H., Lin, Q. G., Zhang, X. D., Tan, Q., and Chen, Y. M., 2011, Development of a GHG-mitigation oriented inexact dynamic model for regional energy system management: Energy, v. 36, v. 5, p. 3388–3398.

Liu, G., Fomel, S. B., and Chen, X., 2011, Stacking angle-domain common-image gathers for normalization of illumination: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 59, p. 244‒255.

Liu, G., Fomel, S. B., and Chen, X., 2011, Time-frequency analysis of seismic data using local attributes: Geophysics, v. 76, no. 6, p. P23‒P34.

Liu, X., and Flemings, P. B., 2011, Capillary effects on hydrate stability in marine sediments: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 116, B07102, doi:10.1029/2010JB008143.

Liu, Y., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, Seismic data interpolation beyond aliasing using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 76, no. 5, p. V69‒V77.

Long, H., Flemings, P. B., Germaine, J. T., and Saffer, D. M., 2011, Consolidation and overpressure near the seafloor in the Ursa Basin, deepwater Gulf of Mexico: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 305, p. 11‒20.

Loucks, R. G., Moore, B. T., and Zeng, H., 2011, On-shelf lower Miocene Oakville sediment-dispersal patterns within a three-dimensional sequence-stratigraphic architectural framework and implications for deep-water reservoirs in the central coastal area of Texas: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 10, p. 1795‒1817

Lu, J., Milliken, K., Reed, R. M., and Hovorka, S. D., 2011, Diagenesis and sealing capacity of the middle Tuscaloosa mudstone at the Cranfield carbon dioxide injection site, Mississippi: Environmental Geosciences, v. 18, no. 1, p. 35–53.

Lu, J., Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, R. S., and Boyce, A. J., 2011, Carbonate cements in Miller field of the UK North Sea: a natural analog for mineral trapping in CO2 geological storage: Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 62, p. 507‒517. doi 10.1007/s12665-010-0543-1.

Mathias, S. A., Gluyas, J. G., Gonzalez Martinez de Miguel, G. J., and Hosseini, S. A., 2011, Role of partial miscibility on pressure buildup due to constant rate injection of CO2 into closed and open brine aquifers: Water Resources Research, v. 47, W12525, doi:10.1029/2011WR011051, 11 p.

Mohammadi, Z., Gloub, A., Xie, S., and Berkland, C., 2011, Siderophore-mimetic hydrogel for iron chelation therapy: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, v. 121, no. 3, p. 1384-1392.

Mohammadi, Z., Xie, S.-X., Peltier, E., Veisi, M., and Berkland, C., 2011, Enhancing the selectivity of an iron binding hydrogel: European Polymer Journal, v. 47, p. 1485‒1488.

Moore, J. C., Urgeles, R., Conin, M., Flemings, P. B., and Iturrino, G. J., 2011, Threshold of borehole failure: breaking in before breaking out, Mississippi fan, Gulf of Mexico: Geosphere, v. 7, no. 3, p. 684‒693, DOI 10.1130/GES00613.1.

Moscardelli, L., and Wood, L. J., 2011, Deep-water erosional remnants in eastern offshore Trinidad as terrestrial analogs for teardrop-shaped islands on Mars: implications for outflow channel formation: Geology, v. 39, no. 7, p. 699‒702.

Mukherjee, A., Fryar, A. E., Scanlon, B. R., Bhattacharya, P., and Bhattacharya, A., 2011, Elevated arsenic in deeper groundwater of the western Bengal basin, India: extent and controls from regional to local scale: Applied Geochemistry, v. 26, no. 4, p. 600–613.

Nikolinakou, M. A., Whittle, A. J., Savidis, S., and Schran, U., 2011, Prediction and interpretation of the performance of a deep excavation in Berlin sand: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, November, p. 1047–1061.

Ogiesoba, O. C., Wright, W., Wang, F. P., Popini, M. V., Franco, M. P., Lourenco, A. T., and da Silva, G. B. D., 2011, Seismic conditioning and attenuation of high-angle coherent noise in a mixed carbonate and siliciclastic setting, Campos Basin, offshore Brazil: a case study: Geophysics, v. 76, no. 5, p. B199‒B212.

Ozkan, A., Cumella, S. P., Milliken, K. L., and Laubach, S. E., 2011, Prediction of lithofacies and reservoir quality using well logs, Late Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation, Mamm Creek field, Piceance Basin, Colorado: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 10, p. 1699‒1725.

Salazar, M., Moscardelli, L., Fisher, W. L., and Lorente, M. A., 2011, Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Morichito piggyback basin, Eastern Venezuelan Basin: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 109–125.

Sava, D., Hardage, B. A., DeAngelo, M., and Murray, P., 2011, Evaluating marine gas-hydrate systems, part II: rock-physics joint inversion of electrical resistivity and seismic velocities: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 20, p. 105‒118.

Schneider, J., Flemings, P. B., Day-Stirrat, R. J., and Germaine, J., 2011, Insights into pore-scale controls on mudstone permeability through resedimentation experiments: Geology, v. 39, no. 11, p. 1011‒1014, DOI:10.1130/G32475.1

Song, I., Saffer, D. M., and Flemings, P. B., 2011, Mechanical characterization of slope sediments: constraints on in situ stress and pore pressure near the tip of the megasplay fault in the Nankai accretionary complex: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 12, no. 5, Q0AD17, doi:10.1029/2011GC003556.

Song, X., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, Fourier finite-difference wave propagation: Geophysics, v. 76, p. T123–T129.

Stillwell, A. S., King, Carey, Webber, M. E., Duncan, I. J., and Hardberger, A., 2011, The energy-water nexus in Texas: Ecology and Society, v. 16, no. 1, 20 p.

Sun, A. Y., 2011, Identification of geologic fault network geometry by using a grid-based ensemble Kalman filter: Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, v. 15, no. 4, p. 228‒233.

Sun, W., Andrade, J. E., Rudnicki, J. W., and Eichhubl, P., 2011, Connecting microstructural attributes and permeability from 3D tomographic images of in situ shear-enhanced compaction bands using multiscale computations: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 38, L10302, doi:10.1029/2011GL047683.

Wagner, B. H., III, and Jackson, M. P. A., 2011, Viscous flow during salt welding: Tectonophysics, v. 510, p. 309‒326.

Weisenberger, T., and Bucher, K., 2011, Mass transfer and porosity evolution during low temperature water‒rock interaction in gneisses of the simano nappe: Arvigo, Val Calanca, Swiss Alps: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 162, p. 61‒81.

Wiggins-Camacho, J. D., and Stevenson, K. J., 2011, Indirect electrocatalytic degradation of cyanide at nitrogen doped carbon nanotube electrodes: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 45, no. 8, p. 3650–3656.

Wiggins-Camacho, J. D., and Stevenson, K. J., 2011, Mechanistic discussion of the oxygen reduction reaction at nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes: The Journal of Physical Chemistry, v. 115, p. 20002‒20010.

Wilcox, B. P., Sorice, M. G., and Young, M. H., 2011, Dryland ecohydrology in the anthropocene: taking stock of human–ecological interactions: Geography Compass, v. 5/3, p. 112–127.

Wolaver, B. D., and Diehl, T. M., 2011, Control of regional structural styles and faulting on Northeast Mexico spring distribution: Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 62, no. 7, p. 1535–1549. doi 10.1007/s12665-010-0639-7

Xu, X., Liu, W., and Kiely, G., 2011, Modeling the change in soil organic carbon of grassland in response to climate change: effects of measured versus modelled carbon pools for initializing the Rothamsted Carbon model: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, v. 140, p. 372‒381.

Xu, X., Liu, W., Zhang, C., and Kiely, G., 2011, Estimation of soil organic carbon stock and its spatial distribution in the Republic of Ireland: Soil Use and Management, v. 27, p. 156‒162.

Zahid, K., and Barbeau, D. L., 2011, Constructing sandstone provenance and classification ternary diagrams using an electronic spreadsheet: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 81, p. 702‒707.

Zeng, H., Loucks, R. G., Janson, X., Wang, G., Xia, Y., Yuan, B., and Xu, L., 2011, Three-dimensional seismic geomorphology and analysis of the Ordovician paleokarst drainage system in the central Tabei Uplift, northern Tarim Basin, western China: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 12, p. 2061‒2083.

Zeng, H., Wang, G., Janson, Xavier, Loucks, R. G., Xia, Y., Xu, L., and Yuan, B., 2011, Characterizing seismic bright spots in deeply buried, Ordovician paleokarst strata, Central Tabei Uplift, Tarim Basin, western China: Geophysics, v. 76, no. 4, p. B127‒B137.

Zhang, C., Tang, Y., Xu, X., and Kiely, G., 2011, Towards spatial geochemical modelling: use of geographically weighted regression for mapping solid organic carbon contents in Ireland: Applied Geochemistry, v. 26, p. 1239‒1248.

Zhang, X., and Huang, G. H., 2011, Assessment of BTEX-induced health risk under multiple uncertainties at a petroleum-contaminated site: an integrated fuzzy stochastic approach: Water Resources Research, v. 47, W12533, doi:10.1029/2011WR010682, 15 p.

Zhang, X., Huang, G. H., and Nie, X. H., 2011, Possibilistic stochastic water management model for agricultural nonpoint source pollution: Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, v. 137, no. 1, p. 101‒112.

Zhang, H., Huang, G. H., Wang, D. L., and Zhang, X. D., 2011, Uncertainty assessment of climate change impacts on the hydrology of small prairie wetlands: Journal of Hydrology, v. 396, p. 94–103.

Zhang, X. D., Huang, G. H., Lin, Q. G., and Nie, X. H., 2011, Model-based decision support system for water quality management under hybrid uncertainty: Expert Systems with Applications, v. 38, no. 3, p. 2809–2816.

Zhao, W., Zou, C., Chi, Y., and Zeng, H., 2011, Sequence stratigraphy, seismic sedimentology, and lithostratigraphic plays: Upper Cretaceous, Sifangtuozi area, southwest Songliao Basin, China: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, no. 2, p. 241‒265.

Zhu, J., Young, M., Healey, J., Jasoni, R., and Osterberg, J., 2011, Interference of river level changes on riparian zone evapotranspiration estimates from diurnal groundwater level fluctuations: Journal of Hydrology, v. 403, p. 381‒389.


Articles In Other Peer-Reviewed Publications


Ambrose, W. A., 2011, Coal, in Warwick, P. D., ed., Unconventional energy resources: 2011 review: Natural Resources Research, v. 20, no. 4, p. 280–282.

Ambrose, W. A., and Hentz, T. F., 2011, Depositional systems and facies variability in tidally modified shelf and estuarine systems in the Pennsylvanian Cleveland Formation, Anadarko Basin, North Texas and western Oklahoma, in Ambrose, W. A., ed., Sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, and hydrocarbon play analysis of the Pennsylvanian Cleveland Formation and Marmaton Group, Anadarko Basin, North Texas and western Oklahoma: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations No. 275, p. 35‒66.

Ambrose, W. A., Hentz, T. F., Carr, D. L., and Sprowl, J., 2011, Oil- and gas-production plays and trends in the Pennsylvanian Marmaton Group and Cleveland Formation, Anadarko Basin, North Texas and western Oklahoma, in Ambrose, W. A., ed., Sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, and hydrocarbon play analysis of the Pennsylvanian Cleveland Formation and Marmaton Group, Anadarko Basin, North Texas and western Oklahoma: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations No. 275, p. 67‒98.

Ambrose, W. A., and Williams, D. A., eds., 2011, Recent advances and current research issues in lunar stratigraphy: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 477, 159 p.

Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2011, A tidally influenced, high-latitude coastal-plain: the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska: in Davidson, S., Leleu, S., and North, C. eds., From river to rock record: the preservation of fluvial sediments and their subsequent Interpretation: SEPM Special Publication 97, p. 233–264.

Hardage, B. A., DeAngelo, M. V., Murray, P. E., and Sava, D., 2011, Multicomponent seismic technology: Tulsa, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geophysical References Series No. 18, 318 p.

Hentz, T. F., 2011, Chronostratigraphy and depositional history of the Pennsylvanian Marmaton Group and Cleveland Formation on a structurally complex shelf: western Anadarko Basin, Texas and Oklahoma, in Ambrose, W. A., ed., Sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, and hydrocarbon play analysis of the Pennsylvanian Cleveland Formation and Marmaton Group, Anadarko Basin, North Texas and western Oklahoma: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations No. 275, p. 1‒34.

Janson, X., Eberli, G. P., Lomando, A. J., and Bonnaffe, F., 2011, Seismic characterization of large-scale platform-margin collapse along the Zhujiang carbonate platform (Miocene) of the South China Sea, based on Miocene outcrop analogs from Mut Basin, Turkey: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication No. 95, p. 79‒98.

Janson, X., and Fomel, S. B., 2011, 3-D forward seismic model of an outcrop-based geocellular model: SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology No. 10, p. 87‒106.

Loucks, R. G., Kerans, C., Janson, X., and Marhx Romano, M. A., 2011, Lithofacies analysis and stratigraphic architecture of a deep-water carbonate debris apron: Lower Cretaceous (latest Aptian to latest Albian) Tamabra Formation, Poza Rica field area, Mexico: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology), Special Publication No. 96, p. 367–389.

Playton, T. E., Janson, X., and Kerans, C., 2010, Chapter 18. Carbonate slopes, in James, N. P., and Dalrymple, R. W., eds., Facies models 4: St. Johns, Newfoundland, Geological Association of Canada, p. 449–476.

Zeng, H., 2011, Seismic sedimentology in China: a review: Acta Sedimentologica Sinica, v. 29, no. 3, p. 417‒426.


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