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Afsharpoor, A., and Javadpour, F., 2016, Liquid slip flow in a network of shale noncircular nanopores: Fuel, v. 180, p. 580-590, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.078.

Alfi, M., and Hosseini, S. A., 2016, Integration of reservoir simulation, history matching, and 4D seismic for CO2-EOR and storage at Cranfield, Mississippi, USA: Fuel, v. 175, p. 116–128, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.02.032.

Ambrose, W. A., Dutton, S. P., and Loucks, R. G., 2016, Depositional systems, facies variability, and reservoir quality in shallow-marine reservoirs in the Eocene Upper Wilcox Group in Fandango Field, Zapata County, Texas: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 73-94.

Autio, U., Smirnov, M. Yu., Savvaidis, A., Soupios, P., and Bastani, M., 2016, Combining electromagnetic measurements in the Mygdonian sedimentary basin, Greece: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 135, p. 261-269, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.10.014.

Baumgardner, R. W., Jr., DiMichele, W. A., and de Siqueira Vieira, N., 2016, An early Permian coastal flora dominated by Germaropteris martinsii from basinal sediments in the Midland Basin, West Texas: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 459, p. 409-422, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.07.024.

Baumgardner, R. W., Jr., Hamlin, H. S., and Rowe, H. D., 2016, Lithofacies of the Wolfcamp and lower Leonard intervals, southern Midland Basin, Texas: Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations, no. 281, 67 p.

Brooks, D. L., Janson, X., and Zahm, C., 2016, The effect of sample volume on mIcro-rebound hammer UCS measurements in Gulf Coast Cretaceous carbonate cores: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 189-202.

Buckles, J., and Rowe, H. D., 2016, Development and optimization of microbeam X-ray fluorescence analysis of Sr in speleothems: Chemical Geology, v. 426, p. 28-32, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.02.003.

Burton, D., Flaig, P. P., and Prather, T. J., 2016, Regional controls on depositional trends in tidally modified deltas: insights from sequence stratigraphic correlation and mapping of the Loyd and Sego Sandstones, Uinta and Piceance Basins of Utah and Colorado, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, p. 763–785, http://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.48.

Cao, G., Scanlon, B. R., Han, D., and Zhang, C., 2016, Impacts of thickening unsaturated zone on groundwater recharge in the North China Plain: Journal of Hydrology, v. 537, p. 260-270, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.049.

Carr, D. L., Wallace, K. J., Yang, C., and Nicholson, A. J., 2016, CO2 capacity sectors in Miocene strata of the offshore Texas State Waters: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 130–140.

Carr, D. L., Wallace, K. J., Yang, C., and Nicholson, A. J., 2016, CO2 sequestration capacity sectors in Miocene strata of the Offshore Texas State Waters: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Journal, v. 5, p. 130–140.

Chakrabarti, S., Bongiovanni, T., Judge, J., Rangarajan, A., and Ranka, S., 2016, Disaggregation of remotely sensed soil moisture in heterogeneous landscapes using holistic structure-based models: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 54, no. 8, p. 4629-4641, http://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2016.2547389.

Chan, S. K., Bindlish, R., O'Neill, P. E., Njoku, E., Jackson, T., Colliander, A., Chen, F., Burgin, M., Dunbar, S., Piepmeier, J., Yueh, S., Entekhabi, D., Cosh, M. H., Caldwell, T., Walker, J. P., Wu, X., Berg, A. A., Rowlandson, T., Pacheco, A., McNairn, H., Thibeault, M., Martinez-Fernandez, J., Gonzalaz-Zamora, A., Seyfried, M., Bosch, D., Starks, P. J., Goodrich, D. C., Prueger, J. H., Palecki, M., Small, E. E., Zreda, M., Calvet, J., Crow, W. T., and Kerr, Y., 2016, Assessment of the SMAP Passive Soil Moisture Product: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 54, no. 8, p. 4994-5007, http://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2016.2561938.

Chang, C.-H., Kuo, C.-Y., Shum, C. K., Yi, Y., and Rateb, A., 2016, Global surface and subsurface geostrophic currents from multi-mission satellite altimetry and hydrographic data, 1996-2011: Journal of Marine Science and Technology (National Taiwan Ocean University), v. 24, no. 6, p. 1181–1193, http://doi.org/10.6119/JMST-016-1026-7.

Chen, J. L., Wilson, C. R., Tapley, B. D., Scanlon, B. R., and Guntner, A., 2016, Long-term groundwater storage change in Victoria, Australia from satellite gravity and in situ observations: Global and Planetary Change, v. 139, p. 56-65, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.01.002.

Chen, J., Famiglietti, J. S., Scanlon, B. R., and Rodell, M., 2016, Groundwater storage changes: present status from GRACE observations: Surveys in Geophysics, v. 37, no. 2, p. 397-417, http://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-015-9332-4.

Chen, Y., Ma, J., and Fomel, S., 2016, Double-sparsity dictionary for seismic noise attenuation: Geophysics, v. 81, no. 2, p. V17-V30, http://doi.org/10.1190/geo2014-0525.1.

Childress, T. M., Simon, A. C., Day, W. C., Lundstrom, C. C., and Bindeman, I. N., 2016, Iron and oxygen isotope signatures of the Pea Ridge and Pilot Knob magnetite-apatite deposits, Southeast Missouri, USA: Economic Geology, v. 111, no. 8, p. 2033–2044, http://doi.org/10.2113/econgeo.111.8.2033.

Covault, J., Sylvester, Z., Hubbard, S., Jobe, Z., and Sech, R., 2016, The stratigraphic record of submarine-channel evolution: The Sedimentary Record, v. 14, p. 4-11, http://doi.org/10.2110/sedred.2016.3.

Cunningham, R., Snedden, J. W., Norton, Ian, Olson, H. C., Whitaker, T. L., and Virdell, J. W., 2016, Upper Jurassic Tithonian-centered source mapping in the deepwater northern Gulf of Mexico: Interpretation, v. 4, no. 1, p. SC97-SC123, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2015-0093.1.

Curry, M. A. E., Barnes, J. B., and Colgan, J. P., 2016, Testing fault growth models with low-temperature thermochronology in the northwest Basin and Range, USA: Tectonics, v. 35, no. 10, p. 2467-2492, http://doi.org/10.1002/2016TC004211.

Dai, Z., Viswanathan, H., Middleton, R., Pan, F., Ampomah, W., Yang, C., Jia, W., Xiao, T., Lee, S.-Y., McPherson, B., Balch, R., Grigg, R., and White, M., 2016, CO2 accounting and risk analysis for CO2 sequestration at enhanced oil recovery sites: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 50, no. 14, p. 7546-7554, http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b01744.

DeAngelo, M., and Hardage, B. A., 2016, Comparing P-P, P-SV, and SV-P mode waves in the Midland Basin, West Texas: Interpretation, v. 4, no. 2, p. T183-T190, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2015-0170.1.

Denne, R. A., Breyer, J. A., Kosanke, T. H., Spaw, J. M., Callender, A. D., Hinote, R. E., Kariminia, M., Tur. N., Kita, Z., Lees, J. A., and Rowe, H. D., 2016, Biostratigraphic and geochemical constraints on the stratigraphy and depositional environments of the Eagle Ford and Woodbine Groups of Texas, in J. A. Breyer, ed., The Eagle Ford Shale: A renaissance in U.S. oil production: AAPG Memoir 110, p. 1-86.

Dong, S., Li, Z., and Jiang, L., 2016, The early Paleozoic sedimentary–tectonic evolution of the circum-Mangar areas, Tarim block, NW China: Constraints from integrated detrital records: Tectonophysics, v. 682, p. 17-34, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2016.05.047.

Dutton, S. P., Ambrose, W. A., and Loucks, R. G., 2016, Diagenetic controls on reservoir quality in deep upper Wilcox sandstones of the Rio Grande delta system, South Texas: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 95-110.

Elliott, B. A., Verma, R., and Kyle, J. R., 2016, Prospectivity modeling for Cambrian-Ordovician hydraulic fracturing sand resources around the Llano Uplift, Central Texas: Natural Resources Research, v. 25, no. 4, p. 389-415, http://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-016-9291-6.

Elliott, S.J., Grettenberger, C.L., Donovan, M.P., Wilf, P., Walter, R.C., and Merritts, D.J., 2016, Riparian and valley-margin hardwood species of pre-colonial Piedmont forests: a preliminary study of subfossil leaves from White Clay Creek, southeastern Pennsylvania, USA: Palaeontologia Electronica, v. 19.1.2A, 26 p., palaeo-electronica.org/content/2016/1379-pre-colonial-piedmont-forests.

Fairbanks, M., Ruppel, S. C., and Rowe, H. D., 2016, High-resolution stratigraphy and facies architecture of the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Eagle Ford Group, Central Texas: AAPG Bulletin, v. 100, no. 3, p. 379-403, http://doi.org/10.1306/12071514187.

Fall, A., Ukar, E., and Laubach, S. E., 2016, Origin and timing of Dauphiné twins in quartz cement in fractured sandstones from diagenetic environments: Insight from fluid inclusions: Tectonophysics, v. 687, p. 195-209, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2016.08.014.

Fan, Z., Eichhubl, P., and Gale, J. F. W., 2016, Geomechanical analysis of fluid injection and seismic fault slip for the Mw4.8 Timpson, Texas, earthquake sequence: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 121, p. 2798-2812, http://doi.org/10.1002/2016JB012821.

Fernando, D. N., Mo, K. C., Fu, R., Pu, B., Bowerman, A. R., Scanlon, B. R., Solis, R. S., Yin, L., Mace, R. E., Mioduszewski, J., Ren, T., and Zhang, K., 2016, What caused the spring intensification and winter demise of the 2011 drought over Texas?: Climate Dynamics, v. 47, no. 9, p. 3077-3090, http://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-016-3014-x.

Fiorillo, A.R., McCarthy, P.P., and Flaig, P. P., 2016, A multi-disciplinary perspective on habitat preferences among dinosaurs in a Cretaceous Arctic greenhouse world, North Slope, Alaska (Prince Creek Formation: lower Maastrichtian): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 441, no. 2, p. 377-389, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.024.

Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., and Jackson, A.M., 2016, An Early Permian, paleopolar, postglacial, river-dominated deltaic succession in the Mackellar–Fairchild formations at Turnabout Ridge, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 441, no. 2, p. 241-265, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.08.004.

Frébourg, G., Ruppel, S. C., Loucks, R. G., and Lambert, J., 2016, Depositional controls on sediment body architecture in the Eagle Ford/Boquillas system: Insights from outcrops in west Texas, United States: AAPG Bulletin, v. 100, no. 4, p. 657-682, http://doi.org/10.1306/12091515101.

Ganjdanesh, R., and Hosseini, S. A., 2016, Potential assessment of methane and heat production from geopressured–geothermal aquifers: Geothermal Energy, v. 4, no. 1, 25 p., http://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-016-0058-4.

Ganjdanesh, R., Rezaveisi, M., Pope, G. A., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2016, Treatment of condensate and water blocks in hydraulic-fractured shale-gas/condensate reservoirs: SPE Journal, v. 21, no. 2, p. 665 - 674, http://doi.org/10.2118/175145-PA.

Gao, R. S., Sun, A. Y., and Nicot, J.-P., 2016, Identification of a representative dataset for long-term monitoring at the Weyburn CO2-injection enhanced oil recovery site, Saskatchewan, Canada: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 54, p. 454–465, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.05.028.

Gherabati, A., Browning, J., Male, F., Ikonnikova, S., and McDaid, G., 2016, The impact of pressure and fluid property variation on well performance of liquid-rich Eagle Ford shale: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, v. 33, p. 1056-1068, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.06.019.

Gilbert, K., Bennett, P. C., Wolfe, W., Zhang, T., and Romanak, K. D., 2016, CO2 solubility in aqueous solutions containing Na+, Ca2+, Cl-, SO24- and HCO3-: the effects of electrostricted water and ion hydration thermodynamics: Applied Geochemistry, v. 67, p. 59-67, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.02.002.

Gong, C., Wang, Y., Steel, R. J., Peakall, J., Zhao, X., and Sun, Q., 2016, Flow processes and sedimentation in unidirectionally migrating deep-water channels: from a three-dimensional seismic perspective: Sedimentology, v. 63, p. 645-661, http://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12233.

Goudarzi, A., Delshad, M., and Sepehrnoori, K., 2016, A chemical EOR benchmark study of different reservoir simulators: Computers & Geosciences, v. 94, p. 96-109, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2016.06.013.

Gueguen, B., Reinhard, C. T., Algeo, T. J., Peterson, L. C., Nielsen, S. G., Rowe, H. D., Wang, X., and Planavsky, N., 2016, The chromium isotope composition of reducing and oxic marine sediments: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 184, p. 1-19, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.04.004.

Hammes, U., Eastwood, R., McDaid, G., Vankov, E., Gherabati, A., Smye, K. G., Shultz, J., Potter, E., Ikonnikova, S., and Tinker, S. W., 2016, Regional assessment of the Eagle Ford Group of South Texas, USA: insights from lithology, pore volume, water saturation, organic richness, and productivity correlations: Interpretation, v. 4, no. 1, p. SC125-SC150, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2015-0099.1.

Hao, Z., Hao, F., Singh, V. P., Sun, A. Y., and Xia, Y., 2016, Probabilistic prediction of hydrologic drought using a conditional probability approach based on the meta-Gaussian model: Journal of Hydrology, v. 542, p. 772-780, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.09.048.

Harris, A., Covault, J., Madof, A., Sun, T., Sylvester, Z., and Granjeon, D., 2016, Three-dimensional numerical modeling of eustatic control on continental-margin sand distribution: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, no. 12, p. 1434-1443, http://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.85.

Hosseini, S. A., and Alfi, M., 2016, Time-lapse application of pressure transient analysis for monitoring compressible fluid leakage: Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, v. 6, no. 3, p. 352-369, http://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.

Hurd, G. S., Kerans, C., Fullmer, S., and Janson, X., 2016, Large-scale inflections in slope angle below the shelf break: a first order control on the stratigraphic architecture of carbonate slopes: Cutoff Formation, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, West Texas, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, no. 4, p. 336-362, http://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.25.

Islam, A., and Sun, A. Y., 2016, Corrosion model of CO2 injection based on non-isothermal wellbore hydraulics: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 54, p. 219-227, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.09.008.

Islam, A., Meckel, T., Sun, A. Y., and Krishnamurthy, P. G., 2016, Numerical experiments of density driven CO2 saturated brine migration in heterogeneous two-dimensional geologic fabric materials: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, v. 71, p. 148-156, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2015.12.019.

Islam, A., Sun, A. Y., and Lu, J., 2016, Simulating in-zone chemistry changes from injection time to longer periods of CO2 storage: Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 75:1346, 11 p., http://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-016-6153-9.

Islam, A., Sun, A. Y., and Yang, C., 2016, Reactive transport modeling of the enhancement of density-driven CO2 convective mixing in carbonate aquifers and its potential implication on geological carbon sequestration: Scientific Reports, v. 6, no. 24768, 9 p., http://doi.org/10.1038/srep24768.

Jackson, A.M., Hasiotis, S.T., and Flaig, P. P., 2016, Ichnology of a paleopolar, river-dominated, shallow marine deltaic succession in the Mackellar Sea: the Mackellar Formation (Lower Permian), Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 441, p. 266-291, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.010.

Javadpour, F., and Singh, H., 2016, Author's reply to comment by Xu Tang on the paper "Langmuir slip-Langmuir sorption permeability model of shale": Fuel, v. 181, no. 4, p. 1096, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.107.

Jeong, H., and Srinivasan, S., 2016, Fast assessment of CO2 plume characteristics using a connectivity based proxy: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 49, p. 387-412, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.03.001.

Jia, L., Cai, C., Jiang, L., Zhang, K., Li, H., and Zhang, W., 2016, Petrological and geochemical constraints on diagenesis and deep burial dissolution of the Ordovician carbonate reservoirs in the Tazhong area, Tarim Basin, NW China: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 78, p. 271-290, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.09.031.

Jiang, L., Cai, C., Worden, R. H., Crowley, S. F., Jia, L., Zhang, K., and Duncan, I. J., 2016, Multiphase dolomitization of deeply buried Cambrian petroleum reservoirs, Tarim Basin, north-west China: Sedimentology, v. 63, p. 2130-2157, http://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12300.

Kelleners, T. J., Koonce, J., Shillito, R., Dijkema, J., Berli, M., Young, M. H., Frank, J. M., and Massman, W. J., 2016, Numerical modeling of coupled water flow and heat transport in soil and snow: Soil Science Society of America Journal, v. 80, no. 2, p. 247-263, http://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2015.07.0279.

Klokov, A., and Hardage, B. A., 2016, SV-P and S-S imaging at a CO2 storage site using vertical seismic profiling data: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 46, p. 259-270, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.01.014.

Ko, L., Loucks, R. G., Zhang, T., Ruppel, S. C., and Shao, D., 2016, Pore and pore network evolution of Upper Cretaceous Boquillas (Eagle Ford–equivalent) mudrocks: Results from gold tube pyrolysis experiments: AAPG Bulletin, v. 100, no. 11, p. 1693–1722, http://doi.org/10.1306/04151615092.

Koo, W. M., Olariu, C., Steel, R. J., Olariu, M. I., Carvajal, C. R., and Kim, W., 2016, Coupling between shelf-edge architecture and submarine-fan growth style in a supply-dominated margin: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, no. 6, p. 613-628, http://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.42.

Landry, C. J., Eichhubl, P., Prodanovic, M., and Wilkins, S., 2016, Nanoscale grain boundary channels in fracture cement enhance flow in mudrocks: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 121, p. 3366-3376, http://doi.org/10.1002/2016JB012810.

Landry, C. J., Prodanovic, M., and Eichhubl, P., 2016, Direct simulation of supercritical gas flow in complex nanoporous media and prediction of apparent permeability: International Journal of Coal Geology, v. 159, p. 120-134, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2016.03.015.

Laubach, S. E., Fall, A., Copley, L. K., Marrett, R., and Wilkins, S. J., 2016, Fracture porosity creation and persistence in a basement-involved Laramide fold, Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, Green River Basin, U.S.A.: Geological Magazine, v. 153, no. 5/6, p. 887-910, http://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756816000157.

Liu, M., Xu, X., Wang, D., Sun, A. Y., and Wang, K., 2016, Karst catchments exhibited higher degradation stress from climate change than the non-karst catchments in southwest China: An ecohydrological perspective: Journal of Hydrology, v. 535, p. 173-180, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.033.

Liu, P. W, Judge, J., De Roo, R. D., England, A. W., and Bongiovanni, T., 2016, Uncertainty in soil moisture retrievals using the SMAP combined active–passive algorithm for growing sweet corn: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 7, p. 3326-3339, http://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2562660.

Liu, P.-W., Bongiovanni, T., Monsivais-Huertero, A., Judge, J., Steele-Dunne, S., Bindlish, R., and Jackson, T. J., 2016, Assimilation of active and passive microwave observations for improved estimates of soil moisture and crop growth: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 4, p. 1357-1369, http://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2506504.

Liu, P.-W., Judge, J., DeRoo, R. D., England, A. W., Bongiovanni, T., and Luke, A, 2016, Dominant backscattering mechanisms at L-band during dynamic soil moisture conditions for sandy soils: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 178, no. 1, p. 104-112, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.062.

Long, D., Chen, X., Scanlon, B. R., Wada, Y., Hong, Y., Singh, V. P., Chen, Y., Wang, C., Han, Z., and Yang, W., 2016, Have GRACE satellites overestimated groundwater depletion in the Northwest India Aquifer?: Scientific Reports, v. 6, 11 p., http://doi.org/10.1038/srep24398.

Loucks, R. G., and Fu, Q., 2016, Origin and characterization of the lithofacies and dual micropore/macropore network in Pennsylvanian (early Desmoinesian) Caddo shelf-buildup complexes, Stephens County, north-central Texas: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 1-24.

Loucks, R. G., and Fu, Q., 2016, Origin and characterization of the lithofacies and dual micropore/macropore network in Pennsylvanian (early Desmoinesian) Caddo shelf-buildup complexes, Stephens County, North-Central Texas: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 1-24.

Loucks, R. G., and Reed, R. M., 2016, Natural microfractures in unconventional shale-oil and shale-gas systems: real, hypothetical, or wrongly defined?: GCAGS Journal, v. 5, p. 64-72.

Lu, J., Mickler, P., Nicot, J.-P., Yang, C., and Darvari, R., 2016, Geochemical impact of O2 impurity in CO2 stream on carbonate carbon-storage reservoirs: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 47, p. 159–175, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.01.039.

Lu, J., Nicot, J.-P., Mickler, P., Ribeiro, L. H., and Darvari, R., 2016, Alteration of Bakken reservoir rock during CO2-based fracturing—An autoclave reaction experiment: Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, v. 14, p. 72–85, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.juogr.2016.03.002.

Marder, M., Patzek, T., and Tinker, S. W., 2016, Physics, fracking, fuel, and the future: Physics Today, v. 69, no. 7, p. 46-52, http://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3236.

Masalimova, L. U., Lowe, D. R., Sharman, G., King, P. R., and Arnot, M. J., 2016, Outcrop characterization of a submarine channel-lobe complex: the Lower Mount Messenger Formation, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 71, p. 360-390, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.01.004.

Meckel, T., and Mulcahy, F., 2016, Use of novel high-resolution 3D marine seismic technology to evaluate Quaternary fluvial valley development and geologic controls on shallow gas distribution, inner shelf, Gulf of Mexico: Interpretation, v. 4, no. 1, p. SC35-SC49, http://doi.org/10.1190/INT-2015-0092.1.

Meixner, T., Manning, A. H., Stonestrom, D. A., Allen, D. M., Ajami, H., Blasch, K. W., Brookfield, A. E., Castro, C. L., Clark, J. F., Gochis, D. J., Flint, A. L., Neff, K. L., Niraula, R., Rodell, M., Scanlon, B. R., Singha, K., and Walvoord, M. A., 2016, Implications of projected climate change for groundwater recharge in the western United States: Journal of Hydrology, v. 534, p. 124-138, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.027.

Melo, D.C.D., Scanlon, B. R., Zhang, Z., Wendland, E., and Yin, L., 2016, Reservoir storage and hydrologic responses to droughts in the Paraná River basin, south-eastern Brazil: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, v. 20, p. 4673-4688, http://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-4673-2016.

Milliken, K., 2016, A compositional classification for grain assemblages in fine-grained sediments and sedimentary rocks--reply: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, p. 6-10, http://doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.2.

Milliken, K., and Curtis, M. E., 2016, Imaging pores in sedimentary rocks: foundation of porosity prediction: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 73, p. 590-608, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.03.020.

Milliken, K., and Olson, T., 2016, Amorphous and crystalline solids as artifacts in SEM images, in Olson, T., Imaging Unconventional Reservoir Pore Systems: AAPG Memoir, v. 112, p. 1-8, http://doi.org/10.1306/13592013M112252.

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