*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.
*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.
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.
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.
*Zinke, J.C. and M.D. Zoback. Structure-related and stress-induced shear wave velocity anisotropy: Observations from microearthquakes near the Calaveras fault in central California. Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., v. 90, pp. 1305-1312.
* Wiprut, D. and M.D. Zoback. Constraining the full stress tensor in the Visund field, Norwegian North Sea: Application to wellbore stability and sand production. Int'l. J. Rock Mech. & Mining Sci., v. 37, pp. 317-336, 2000.
Ito, T., M.D. Zoback, and P. Peska. Utilization of mud weights in excess of the least principal stress in extreme drilling environments. In: 37th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vail Colorado, June 6-9, B. Amadei, R.L. Kranz, G.A. Scott, P.H. Smeallie, pp. 253-259, Balkema, Rotterdam.