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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.


*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.


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.


*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