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2009

*Ross, H.E., P. Hagin, and M.D. Zoback, CO2 storage and enhanced coalbed methane recovery in unmineable coalbeds of the Powder River Basin, Wyoming: Reservoir characterization and fluid flow simulaltions, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Controls, v.3, p. 773-786, doi:10.1016/j_ijggc.2009.06.002

*Lucier, A., M.D. Zoback, V. Heesakkers, Z. Reches and S. Murphy, Constraining the far-field stress state near a deep South African Gold Mine, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 46 (2009), pp. 555-567.

Paul, P., M.D. Zoback and P. Hennings, Fluid Flow in a Fractured Reservoir Using Geomechanically Constrained Fracture Model for Reservoir Simulation - SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering - Formation Evaluation, Aug. 2009, page 562-575.

*Chang, C. and M.D. Zoback, Viscous creep in room-dried unconsolidated Gulf of Mexico shale (I): Experimental results, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 69, 239-246

2008

*Lucier, A. and M.D. Zoback, Assessing economic feasibility or regional deep saline aquifer CO2 injection and sequestration: A geomechanics-based workflow applied to the Rose Run Sandstone in Eastern Ohio, USA, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Controls, DOI:10.1016/j.ijggc.2007.12.002.

Lucier, A., M.D. Zoback, V. Heesakkers and Z. Reches, Constraining the far-field stress state near a deep South African Gold Mine, ARMA 08-141, in 42nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

*Paul, P. and M.D. Zoback, Wellbore stability study for the SAFOD borehole through the San Andreas Fault, SPE 102781, SPE Drilling and Completion, Dec., 2008, p. 394-408.

2007

*Colmenares, Lourdes B. and M.D. Zoback, Hydraulic fracturing and wellbore completion of coalbed methane (CBM) wells in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming: Implications for water and gas production, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 91,51-67.

*Chan, A.W. and M.D. Zoback, The Role of Hydrocarbon Production on Land Subsidence and Fault Reactivation in the Louisiana Coastal Zone, Journal of Coastal Research, DOI: 10.2112/05-0553,771-786.

*Hagin, P., Sleep, N.H. and M.D. Zoback, Application of rate-and-state friction laws to creep compaction of unconsolidated sand under hydrostatic loading conditions, Jour. Geophys. Res., 112, DOI:10.1029/2006JB004286.

Sleep, N.H. and M.D. Zoback, Did Earthquakes Keep the Early Crust Habitable?, Astrobiology,7 (6), DOI:10.1089/ast.2006.0091.

*Wu, H-Y, K-F Ma, M.D. Zoback, N. Boness, H. Ito, J-H Hung and S. Hickman, Stress orientations of Taiwan Chelungpu-Fault Drilling Project (TCDP) hole-A as observed from geophysical logs, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34 (L01303).

*Fernandez-Ibanez, F., J.I. Soto, M.D. Zoback and J. Morales, Present-day stress field in the Gibraltar Arc (Western Mediterranean), Jour. Geophys. Res., 112, B08404 DOI 10.1029/2006JB004683.

Harms, U., C. Koeberl and M.D. Zoback (eds), Continental Scientific Drilling, (Spring) |er-Verlag, Heidelberg, 366 pp.

Zoback, M.D., S. Hickman and W. Ellsworth, The role of fault zone drilling, in Earthquake Seismology - Treatise on Geophysics Vol. 4, ed. H. Kanamori and G. Schubert, Elsevier Ltd., Amsterdam, 649-674.

Zoback, M.L. and Zoback, M.D., Lithosphere Stress and Deformation, in Earthquake Seismology - Treatise on Geophysics Vol. 6, ed. A. Watts and G. Schubert, Elsevier Ltd., Amsterdam, 253-274.

*Chiaramonte, L., M.D. Zoback, J. Friedmann and V. Stamp, Seal integrity and feasibility of CO2 sequestration in the Teapot Dome EOR pilot: geomechanical site characterization, Environmental Geology, DOI 10.1007/s00254-007-0948-7.

*Mallman, E.P. and M.D. Zoback, Subsidence in the Louisiana coastal zone due to hydrocarbon production, Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 50.

*Mallman, E.P. and M.D. Zoback, Assessing elastic Coulomb stress transfer models using seismicity rates in southern California and southwestern Japan, Jour. Geophys. Res., 112, B03304, DOI: 10.1029/2005JB004076.

2006

*Chang, Chandong, M.D. Zoback and A. Khaksar, Rock strength and physical property measurements in sedimentary rocks, Journal of Petroleum Sci. and Engineering, 51, 223-237.

*Ross, H., R., Blakely and M.D. Zoback, Testing the utilization of aeromagnetic data for the determination of Curie depth, Geophysics, 71 (5), L51-L59.

*Townend, J. and M.D. Zoback, Stress, strain and mountain-building in central Japan, v.111, B03411, Jour. Geophys. Res.

*Boness, Naomi L. and M.D. Zoback, Mapping Stress and Structurally-Controlled Crustal Shear Velocity Anisotropy in California, Geology, 34, 825-828.

*Lucier, A, M.D.Zoback, N. Gupta and T.S. Ramakrishnan, Geomechanical aspects of CO2 sequestration in a deep saline reservoir in the Ohio River Valley region, Environmental Geology, 13 (2), 85-103.

Paul, P. and M.D. Zoback, Wellbore Stability Study for the SAFOD Borehole through the San Andreas Fault: SPE 102781, 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., 24-27 September 2006.

2005

Colmenares, L. and M.D. Zoback, Geomechanics and the Effectiveness of Wellbore Completion Methods of Coalbed Methane (CBM) Wells in the Powder River Basin: Implications for Water and Gas Production, in Special Publication of Wyoming Geological Survey,Report of Investigations 55, ed. M.D. Zoback, Chapter 6, pp. 127-157.