Year Published Author(s) Title
2015 Gono, V., Olson , J. E. and Gale, J.

Understanding the Correlation between Induced Seismicity and Wastewater Injection in the Fort Worth Basin

2016 Frohlich, C., DeShon, H. R., Stump, B., Hayward, C., Hornbach, M. and Walter, J.I.

A Historical Review of Induced Earthquakes in Texas


Fan, Z., Eichhubl, P., and Gale, J. F. W.

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 (4), p. 2798-2812


2017 Zalachoris, G., Rathje, E. M., Paine, J.G.

VS30 Characterization of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas Using the P-Wave Seismogram Method


Zhu, C., Fan, Z., and Eichhubl, P.

The Effect of Variable Fluid Injection Rate on the Stability of Seismogenic Faults                                                     

ARMA. American Rock Mechanics Association, 51st U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 25-28 June, San Francisco, California, pp.1-7,

2018 Chen, R., Xue, X. Yao, C., Datta-Gupta, A., King, M., Hennings, P., and Dommisse, R.

Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanical Modeling of Seismicity in the Azle Area North Texas

2018 DeShon, H. R., Hayward, C. T., Ogwari, P.O, Quinones, L., Sufri, O., Stump, B., and Magnani, M.B Summary of the North Texas Earthquake Study Seismic Networks, 2013–2018
2018 Kahlor, L.A., Olsen, H.C, Markman, A. B., and Wang, W.

Avoiding Trouble: Exploring Environmental Risk Information Avoidance Intentions

2018 Ogwari, P., DeShon, H. R., and Hornbach, M. J. The Dallas‐Fort Worth Airport Earthquake Sequence: Seismicity Beyond Injection Period
2018 Quinones, L. A., DeShon, H. R., Magnani, M. B., and Frohlich, C.

Stress Orientations in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas, Determined from Earthquake Focal Mechanisms

2018 Scanlon, B. R., Weingarten, M. B., Murray, K.E, and Reedy, R. C. Managing Basin‐Scale Fluid Budgets to Reduce Injection‐Induced Seismicity from the Recent U.S. Shale Oil Revolution

Walter, J.I., Frohlich, C., and Borgfeldt, T.

Natural and Induced Seismicity in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles

2018 Yust, M.B., Cox, B.R., Cheng, T.

Epistemic Uncertainty in Vs Profiles and Vs30 Values Derived from Joint Consideration of Surface Wave and H/V Data at the FW07 TexNet Station


Haddad, M., Eichhubl, P.

Poroelastic Models for Fault Reactivation in Response to Injection and Production.                                     

Presented at the 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, Washington, USA, 17-20 June. ARMA-18-1321,


Deline, M.B., and Kahlor, L. A.

Planned Risk Information Avoidance: A Proposed Theoretical Model

2019 Fan, Z., Eichhubl, P., and Newell, P.

Basement Fault Reactivation by Fluid Injection IntoSedimentary Reservoirs: Poroelastic Effects

2019 Frolich, F., Frohlich, C., Hayward, C., Rosenblit, J., Aiken, C. Hennings, P. H., Savvaidis, A. Lemons, C., Horne, E., Walter, J., and DeShon, H. R.

Onset and cause of increased seismic activity near Pecos, West Texas, USA from observations at the Lajitas TXAR Seismic Array

2019 Hennings, P. H., Lund Snee, J.E., Osmond, DeShon, H.R, Dommisse, R., Horne, E., Lemons, C and Zoback, M.D. Injection-Induced Seismicity and Fault-Slip Potential in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas

Huang, G. D., Savvaidis, A., and Walter, J. I.


Mapping the 3‐D Lithospheric Structure of the Greater Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico for Earthquake Monitoring

2019 Kahlor, L.A, Wang, W., Olsen, H.C, Li, X., and Markman, A.B.

Public perceptions and information-seeking intentions related to seismicity in five Texas communities

2019 Khosravikia, F., Clayton, P., and Nagy, Z.

Artificial Neural Network-Based Framework for Developing Ground-Motion Models for Natural and Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas

2019 Khosravikia, F., and Clayton, P.

Updated evaluation metrics for optimal intensity measure selection in probabilistic seismic demand models


Lomax, A., and Savvaidis, A.


Improving absolute earthquake location in west Texas using probabilistic, proxy ground-truth station corrections

2019 Quinones, L. A., DeShon, H. R., Jeong, S., Ogwari, P., Sufri, O., Holt, M. M. and Kwong, K. B.

Tracking Induced Seismicity in the Fort Worth Basin: A Summary of the 2008–2018 North Texas Earthquake Study Catalog


Savvaidis, A., Young, B., Huang, G. D. and Lomax, A.

TexNet: A Statewide Seismological Network in Texas


Smye, K. M, Lemons, C. R., Eastwood, R. McDaid, G., and Hennings, P. H.

Stratigraphic architecture and petrophysical characterization of formations for deep disposal in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas

2019 Zalachoris, G., and Rathje, E.M

Ground Motion Model for Small-to-Moderate Earthquakes in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas

2019 Lemons, C. R., McDaid, G., Smye, K. M, Acevedo, J. P, Hennings, P. H., Banerji, D. A., and Scanlon, B. R

Spatiotemporal and Stratigraphic Trends in salt-water disposal practices of the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico, United States.

Environmental Geosciences, v. 26, no. 4


Savvaidis, A., Lomax, A., Breton, C.

Induced seismicity in the Delaware Basin, west Texas, is caused by hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal .

In press in Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, available online on August25th

2020 Chen, R, Xue, X., Park, J., Datta-Gupta, A., and King, M. J.

New Insights into the Mechanisms of Seismicity in the Azle Area, North Texas


Khosravikia F, Kurkowski J, and Clayton P. (2020)

Fragility of masonry veneers to human-induced Central U.S. earthquakes using neural network models

Journal of Building Engineering, 28


Haddad, M., and Eichhubl, P.

Poroelastic Models for Fault Reactivation in Response to Concurrent Injection and Production in Stacked Reservoirs                                                                                                                                                                     

Journal of Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment.

2020 Horne, E.A, Hennings, P. H., Osmond, J. L and DeShon, H.R.

Structural Characterization of Potentially Seismogenic Faults in the Fort Worth Basin

2020 R. W. Porritt, A. Savvaidis, B. Young, M. Shirley, P. Li

Crustal Structure in Southeastern Texas from Joint Inversion of Ambient Seismic Noise and P to S Receiver Functions


F. Kavoura, A. Savvaidis, E. Rathje

Determination of Local Magnitude for Earthquakes Recorded From the Texas Seismological Network (TEXNET)

2020 Iason Grigoratos; Ellen Rathje; Paolo Bazzurro; Alexandros Savvaidis

Earthquakes Induced by Wastewater Injection, Part I: Model Development and Hindcasting 

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2020)

2020 Iason Grigoratos; Ellen Rathje; Paolo Bazzurro; Alexandros Savvaidis

Earthquakes Induced by Wastewater Injection, Part II: Statistical Evaluation of Causal Factors and Seismicity Rate Forecasting 

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2020)




Jeong, S., B. Stump and H.R. DeShon 

Spectral Characteristics of Ground Motion from Induced Earthquakes in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas, Using the Generalized Inversion Technique.

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 110, 2058-2076. https://doi: 10.1785/0120200097.


Staniewicz, S., Chen,  J. Lee, H., Olson,J., Savvaidis, A., Reedy, R., Breton, C., Rathje, E., Hennings, P. 

InSAR reveals complex surface deformation patterns over an 80,000 square kilometer oil-producing region in the Permian Basin.

Geophysical Research Letters (2020): 2020GL090151 

2020 Merzlikin, D., Savvaidis, A., Whittaker, S., Bestmann, I.

Data Processing of a local Seismological Network for West Texas Seismicity Characterization

Published in Seismological Research Letters:

2020 Robinson, R., Aiging, L., Savvaidis, A., Hu, H.

Complex shear wave anisotropy from induced earthquakes in west Texas

Published in Bulletin of Seismological Society of America

Papers Accepted

Author(s) Title
Smye, K.M., Hennings, P.H., and Horne, E.A.

Variations in Vertical Stress in the Permian Basin Region

AAPG Bulletin

Elizabeth A. Horne, Peter H. Hennings, Christopher K. Zahm

Basement-Rooted Faults of the Delaware Basin and Central Basin Platform, Permian Basin, West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico

Submitted: The Geologic Basement of Texas: a volume in honor of Peter Flawn. BEG Report of Investigations (July 2020)

Papers Submitted

Author(s) Title


Li. P., Huang G. D., and Savvaidis, A.

Seismic Features of the Permian Basin Region from Receiver Function Analysis

Submitted: Tectonophysics (August 2019)

Khosravikia, F., and Clayton, P.

Machine Learning in Ground Motion Prediction

Submitted: Journal of Earthquake Engineering (April 2019)

Khosravikia, F., and Clayton, P.

Influence of Induced and Non-induced Ground Motion Characteristics on Masonry Veneer Vulnerability

Submitted: Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (November 2019)

Grigoratos I, Bazzurro P, Rathje E, Savvaidis

Time-dependent seismic hazard and risk due to wastewater injection in Oklahoma

Submitted May 2020 to A Earthquake Spectra. Second and final stage of review as of September 2020.

Gao, R.S., J.-P. Nicot, P.H. Hennings, P. La Pointe, K.M. Smye, E.A. Horne, R. Dommisse

Low pressure build-up with large disposal volumes of oilfield water: A comprehensive hydrogeologic model of pore pressure change in the Ellenburger Group, Fort Worth Basin, North-Central Texas

Submitted to AAPG Bulletin 

J.P. Nicot

Hydrogeology of the Texas Basement

Submitted: The Geologic Basement of Texas: a volume in honor of Peter Flawn. BEG Report of Investigations (July 2020)

Smye, K.M., Banerji, D.A. Eastwood, R, McDaid, G., and Hennings, P.H. 

Facies and Reservoir Properties of the Delaware Mountain Group of the Delaware Basin and Implications for Saltwater Disposal 

In review at Journal of Sedimentary Research as of August 2020.

Li, M. Rathje, E., Cox, B., and Yust, M. 

A Regional Vs30 Map for Texas Incorporating Geology and Vs30 Observation.                                                           

Submitted for possible publication in Earthquake Spectra.

Jeong, S.-J., B. Stump and H.R. DeShon

Stress Drop Estimates for Induced Seismic Events in the Fort Worth Basin, Texas.     

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Submitted to the August 2020, in revision.