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*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.


*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

*Grollimund, B., and M.D. Zoback, Impact of glacially-induced stress changes on fault seal integrity offshore Norway, in: Davies, R., Handschy, J. eds., AAPG Bull. 87 (3), 493-506.

*Prejean, S., W. Ellsworth, M.D. Zoback and F. Waldhauser, Fault structure and kinematics of the Long Valley caldera region, CA, revealed by high-accuracy earthquake hypocenters and focal mechanism inversions, Jour. Geophys. Res., 107, no. B. 12, ESE 9-1 to 9-19.

*Colmenares, L. and M.D. Zoback, Stress field and seismotectonics of northern South America, Geology, 31, 721-724.

*Zoback, M.D., C.A. Barton, M. Brudy, D.A. Castillo, T. Finkbeiner, B.R. Grollimund, D. B. Moos, P. Peska, C.D. Ward, D.J. Wiprut, Determination of stress orientation and magnitude in deep wells, Int'l Jour. Rock Mech. and Mining Sciences, 40, 1049-1076.


*Colmenares, L.B. and M.D. Zoback, A statistical evaluation of rock failure criteria constrained by polyaxial test data for five different rocks, International Jour. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 39, 695-729.

Zoback, M.D. and M.L. Zoback, Stress in the Earth's Lithosphere, in Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Third Edition, Academic Press, 16, 143-154.

*Flemings, P., B.B. Stump, T. Finkbeiner and M.D. Zoback, Overpressure and flow-focusing in the South Eugene Island field (offshore Louisiana): Theory, examples and implications, American Journal of Science, 302, 827-855.

Barton, C.A. and M.D. Zoback, Discrimination of Natural Fractures From Drilling-Induced Wellbore Failures in Wellbore Image Data--Implications for Reservoir Permeability, SPE 78599, in ""SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering"", June 2002, 249-254.

Wiprut, D. and M.D. Zoback, Fault reactivation, leakage potential, and hydrocarbon column heights in the northern North Sea, in Hydrocarbon Seal Quantification, A.G. Koestler, R. Hunsdale, eds., Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF), Special Publication No. 11, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 263 pp.

*Zoback, M.D., J. Townend and B. Grollimund, Steady-state failure equilibrium and deformation of intraplate lithosphere, International Geological Review, 44, 383-401.

Zoback, M.D., and M.L. Zoback, State of Stress in Earth's Lithosphere, Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, ed. W.H.K. Lee, 81a, 559-568.

Chan, A.W. and Zoback, Deformation analysis in reservoir space (DARS): A simple formalism for prediction of reservoir deformation with depletion, SPE/ISRM 78174, SPE/ISRM Rock Mechanics Conference, Irving, TX, 20-23 Oct. 2002.


*Finkbeiner, T., M.D. Zoback, P. Flemings and B. Stump, Stress, pore pressure, and dynamically constrained hydrocarbon columns in the South Eugene Island 330 field, northern Gulf of Mexico, AAPG Bulletin, v. 85, no. 6, pp. 1007-1031.

*Grollimund, B., M.D. Zoback, D.J. Wiprut, and L. Arnesen. Regional synthesis of stress orientation, pore pressure and least principal stress data in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Petrol. Geoscience, v. 7, pp. 173-180.

*Ito. T., M.D. Zoback and P. Peska, Ito. T., M.D. Zoback and P. Peska, Utilization of mud weights in excess of the least principal stress to stabilized wellbores: Theory and practical examples, Petroleum Engineers Drilling and Completions, v. 16, pp. 221-229.

*Townend, J. and M.D. Zoback. Implications of earthquake focal plane mechanisms for the frictional strength of the San Andreas fault. Geological Society of London Spec. Pub., v. 186, pp. 13-21.

*Zoback, M.D. and B. Grollimund, Impact of deglaciation on present-day intraplate seismicity in eastern North America and western Europe, Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 333, pp. 23-33.

*Chery, J., M.D. Zoback and R. Hassani, An integrated mechanical model of the San Andreas fault in central and northern California, Jour. Geophys. Res., v. 106, pp. 22051-22061.

* M.D. Zoback, A.W. Chan and J.C. Zinke, Production-induced normal faulting, Proc. 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Wash. D.C., Balkema, Lisse, Netherlands, p. 157-163.

*Zoback, M.D. and J. Zinke, Production-induced normal faulting in the Valhall and Ekofisk oil fields, Pure and Applied Geophysics, v. 159, pp. 403-420.

*Grollimund, B. and M.D. Zoback. Did deglaciation trigger intraplate seismicity in the New Madrid seismic zone? Geology, v. 29, no. 2, pp. 175-178.

Colmenares, L.B. and M.D. Zoback, Statistical evaluation of six rock failure criteria constrained by polyaxial test data, Proc 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Wash. D.C., Balkema, Lisse, Netherlands, p. 1251-1258.

Townend, J. and M.D. Zoback, Focal mechanism stress inversions in southern California and the strength of the San Andreas fault, Proc. 3rd Conference on Tectonic Problems of the San Andreas fault system, Goetz Bokelmann and Robert Kovach, ed., Stanford university, p. 268-276.


Hickman, S.H., M.D. Zoback, C.A. Barton, R. Benoit, J. Svitek, and R. Summers. Stress and permeability heterogeneity within the Dixie Valley geothermal reservoir: recent results from well 82-5. Proceedings, Twenty-fifth workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Jan. 24-26, SGP-TR-165.