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2007

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.

*Grollimund, B. and M.D. Zoback, Impact of glacially-induced stress changes on fault seal integrity: Offshore Norway: Reply, AAPG Bull., 89, 275-279.

2004

*Townend, J. and M.D. Zoback, Regional tectonic stress near the San Andreas fault in central and southern California, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L15S11.

*Chery, J., M.D. Zoback and S. Hickman, A mechanical model of the San Andreas fault and SAFOD pilot hole stress measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, no. 15, L15S13.

*Boness, N. and M.D. Zoback, Stress-induced seismic velocity anisotropy and physical properties in the SAFOD pilot hole in Parkfield, CA., Geophysical Research Letters, 31, no. 15, L15S17.

*Hagin, P.N. and M.D. Zoback, Viscous deformation of unconsolidated reservoir sands (Part I): Time-dependent deformation, frequency dispersion and attenuation, Geophysics, Vol. 69, No. 3(May-June 2004); P. 731-741.

*Hagin, P.N. and M.D. Zoback, Viscous deformation of unconsolidated reservoir sands (Part II): Linear viscoelastic models, Geophysics, Vol. 69, No. 3 (May-June 2004); P. 742-751.

Zoback, M.D., Why must earthquakes be this devastating?,in Outlook, The Washington Post, Jan. 4, 2004, p. B5.

*Hickman, S. and M.D. Zoback, Stress orientations and magnitudes in the SAFOD pilot hole, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, no. 12 and 15, L15S12.

Boness, N. and M.D. Zoback, Stress-induced seismic velocity anisotropy and physical properties in the SAFOD Pilot hole in Parkfield, CA, SPE/ARMS 04-540, June 5-9,2004, Houston, Texas.

Chan, A.W., Hagin, P.N. and Zoback, M.D., Viscoplastic Deformation, Stress and Strain Paths in Unconsolidated Reservoir Sands (Part 2): Field Applications Using Dynamic DARS Analysis, ARMA/NARMS 04-568, Presented at Gulf Rocks 2004, 6th North America Rock Mechanics Symposium (NARMS), Houston, TX June 5-9,2004

*Hickman, S., M.D. Zoback and W. Ellsworth, Introduction to special section: Preparing for the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, no. 15, L12S01.

Hippler, S., T. Finkbeiner, A. Lucier and M.D. Zoback, Controls on oil and gas distribution in over-pessured reservoirs, SPE/ARMS 04-568, June 5-9, 2004, Houston, TX.

2003

*Moos, D., P. Peska, T. Finkbeiner and M.D. Zoback, Comprehensive wellbore stability analysis using quantitative risk assessment, Jour. Petrol. Sci. and Eng., Spec. Issue on Wellbore Stability, eds. Bernt S. Aadnoy, and Seehong Ong, 38, 97-109.

Barton, C.A. and M.D. Zoback, Wellbore Imaging Technologies Applied to Reservoir Geomechanics and Environmental Engineering in Geological Applications of Well Logs, M. Lovell and N. Parkinson eds., AAPG Methods in Exploration, No. 13, 229-239