GCCC

Jeff Paine
Senior Research Scientist
 
Downloadable Publications
Published Articles, Chapters, and Reports
Paine, J. G., Andrews, J .R., Saylam, Kutalmis, Tremblay, T. A., Averett, A. R., Caudle, T. L., Meyer, Thoralf, and Young, M. H., 2013, Airborne lidar on the Alaskan North Slope: wetlands mapping, lake volumes, and permafrost features: The Leading Edge, v. 32, no. 7, p. 798–805. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Mathew, Sojan, and Caudle, Tiffany, 2012, Historical shoreline change through 2007, Texas Gulf coast: rates, contributing causes, and Holocene context: GCAGS Journal, v. 1, p. 13-26. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Buckley, S. M., Collins, E. W., and Wilson, C. R., 2012, Assessing collapse risk in evaporite sinkhole-prone areas using microgravimetry and radar interferometry: Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, v. 17, no. 2, p. 75-87. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2010, Characterizing oil field salinization using airborne, surface, and borehole geophysics: an example from the upper Colorado River Basin, Texas: Environmental Geosciences, v. 17, no. 4, p. 193-207. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Buckley, S. M., Collins, E. W., and Wilson, C. R., 2010, Assessing collapse risk in evaporite sinkhole-prone areas using gravimetry and radar interferometry, in Near-surface geophysics and geohazards, volume 2, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, June 14–19, Chendu, China, p. 753–763.
Paine, J. G., Buckley, Sean, Collins, E. W., Wilson, C. R., Kress, Wade, 2009, Assessing sinkhole potential at Wink and Daisetta using gravity and radar interferometry: in Proceedings, 22nd Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Fort Worth, Texas, March 29-April 2, p. 480-488. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Collins, E. W., Nance, H. S., and Niemann, K. L., 2009, Combining airborne electromagnetic induction and hydrochemistry to quantify salinity contributions to a large-basin stream, Colorado River, Texas, USA: Near Surface Geophysics, v. 7, no. 4, p. 271–284. [request PDF copy by email]
Paine, J. G., 2008, Passive electrical monitoring of aerobic and anaerobic processes using septic systems as an analog, in Proceedings, 21st Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: new partnerships, new discoveries, Philadelphia, April 6–10, p. 255–263. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Nance, H. S., Collins, E. W., and Niemann, K. L., 2007, Quantifying contributions to stream salinity using airborne electromagnetic induction in a small coastal plain basin: Applied Geochemistry v. 22, no. 10, p. 2207–2224. [request PDF copy by email]

Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2007, After the helicopter is gone: investigating anomalies in stream-axis EM data from the Colorado River, Texas, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, p. 426–435 (CD-ROM). [PDF]

Paine, J. G., Collins, E. W., Nance, H. S., and Niemann, K. L., 2006, Streambed induction logs: an airborne approach to identifying salinity sources and quantifying salinity loads, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Society, p. 96–104 (CD-ROM). [PDF]

Paine, J. G., White, W. A., Smyth, R. C., Andrews, J. R., and Gibeaut, J. C., 2005, Combining EM and lidar to map coastal wetlands: an example from Mustang Island, Texas, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, p. 745-756 (CD-ROM). [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 2004, Chapter 12. Oil-field salinization screening on the Edwards Plateau using airborne geophysics, in Mace, R. E., Angle, E. S., and Mullican, W. F., III, Aquifers of the Edwards Plateau: Texas Water Development Board, Report 360, p. 235–251. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Harris, S. T., and Phelan, J. M., 2004, Assessing groundwater perching horizons using synthetic, ground, and airborne TDEM data at the Pantex Plant, Texas, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, p. 874-889 (CD-ROM).  [PDF]
Paine, J. G., White, W. A., Smyth, R. C., Andrews, J. R., and Gibeaut, J.C., 2004, Mapping coastal environments with lidar and EM on Mustang Island, Texas, U.S.: The Leading Edge, v. 23, no. 9, p. 894-898. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 2003, Determining salinization extent, identifying salinity sources, and estimating chloride mass using surface, borehole, and airborne electromagnetic induction methods: Water Resources Research, v. 39, no. 3, p. 3-1–3-10. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2003, Applying airborne electromagnetic induction in groundwater salinization and resource studies, West Texas, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, p. 722-738 (CD-ROM).  [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 2003, Assessing vibration susceptibility over shallow and deep bedrock using accelerometers and walkaway surveys, in Proceedings, Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, p. 1263-1275 (CD-ROM).   [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Murphy, M. R., 2000, Pavement deflection and seismic refraction for determining bedrock type, depth, and physical properties beneath roads: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 259, 53 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Dutton, A. R., and Blum, M. U., 1999, Using airborne geophysics to identify salinization in West Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 257, 69 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Goldsmith, R. S., and Scanlon, B. R., 1998, Electrical conductivity and gamma-ray response to clay, water, and chloride content in fissured sediments, Trans-Pecos, Texas: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, v. 4, no. 2, p. 225–239. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Dutton, A. R., Mayorga, J. S., and Saunders, G. P., 1997, Identifying oil-field salinity sources with airborne and ground-based geophysics: a West Texas example: The Leading Edge, v. 16, no. 11, p. 1603–1607. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Morton, R. A., and Garner, L. E., 1997, Site dependency of shallow seismic data quality in saturated, unconsolidated coastal sediments: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 13, no. 2, p. 564–574. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 1994, Subsidence beneath a playa basin on the Southern High Plains, U.S.A.: evidence from shallow seismic data: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106, p. 233–242. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 1993, Subsidence of the Texas coast: inferences from historical and late Pleistocene sea levels: Tectonophysics, v. 222, p. 445–458. [PDF]
 
[PDF] Project Reports (unreviewed summaries of sponsored research)
Paine, J. G., Caudle, Tiffany, and Andrews, John, 2013, Shoreline, beach, and dune morphodynamics, Texas Gulf coast: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Final Report prepared for General Land Office under contract no. 09-242-000-3789, 64 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Andrews, J., Saylam, Kutalmis, Tremblay, T., Young, M. H., Abolt, C., Bradford, B., Caudle, T., Meyer, T., and Neuenschwander, A., 2013, Determining wetlands distribution, lake depths, and topography using airborne lidar and imagery on the North Slope, Deadhorse area, Alaska: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Final Technical Report prepared for Great Bear Petroleum Operating LLC under Sponsored Research Agreement UTA12-0000752, 76 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Collins, E. W., and Nance, H. S., 2005, Geophysical investigations of salinization along the upper Colorado River between Lake Thomas and Ivie Reservoir, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, under contract no. 582-4-56385, 111 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., Nance, H. S., and Collins, E. W., 2005, Geophysical investigations of salinization along Petronila Creek, Nueces and Kleberg counties, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, under contract no. 582-4-56385, 67 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2005, Reconnaissance geophysical investigations of salinization along the upper Colorado River above Lake Spence, Borden, Scurry, Howard, and Mitchell counties, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, under contract no. 582-4-56385, 24 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2004, Reconnaissance geophysical investigations of salinization along the upper Colorado River (TMDL Segment 1426), Coke and Runnels counties, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, under contract no. 582-4-56385, 39 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2004, Reconnaissance geophysical investigations of salinization along Petronila Creek (TMDL Segment 2204), Nueces and Kleberg counties, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, under contract no. 582-4-56385, 32 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 2004, Evaluating the perched aquifer and Ogallala fine-grained zone using airborne geophysics: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for BWXT Pantex, under contract no. 00026424, 106 p. [PDF]

Paine, J. G., White, W. A., and Andrews, J. R., 2004, A new look at Mustang Island wetlands: mapping coastal environments with lidar and EM: Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, report prepared for the Texas Coordination Council, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration award NA17OZ2353 under General Land Office contract 03-005, 79 p. [PDF]

Paine, J. G., 2003, Mapping near-surface salinization using long-wavelength AIRSAR: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, under NASA grant no. NAG5-7582, SENH98-0113, 60 p. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2003, Ground-based geophysical investigations in the Seco Creek area, Medina County, Texas: report prepared for the U.S. Geological Survey under order no. 02CRSA0768, 36 p.  [PDF]
Paine, J. G., and Collins, E. W., 2002, Evaluating potential groundwater resources on State Lands in El Paso County, Texas using airborne geophysics: report prepared for the General Land Office under contract no. 02-306R, 87 p.  [PDF]

Paine, J. G., 2002, Bedrock depth and seismic velocity estimates at SRBA training sites in Comal, Hamilton, Pecos, Taylor, and Travis counties, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Center for Transportation Research, Research Report 5-2990-01-1, 28 p. [PDF]

Paine, J. G., 2000, Identifying and assessing ground water in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, using airborne electromagnetic induction: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for Texas Water Development Board, under interagency contract no. 99-483-310, 80 p. + CD-ROM. [PDF]
Paine, J. G., 1999, Using geologic maps and seismic refraction in pavement-deflection analysis: The University of Texas at Austin, Center for Transportation Research, Project Summary Report 2990-S, 102 p. [PDF]

Contact:
Jeff Paine, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist;
E-mail: jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
Telephone: (512) 471-1260

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