Faults and Fluid Flow – Publications

Boutt D.F., McPherson, B.J.O.L., Cook, B.K, and J.R. Williams, Direct simulation of fluid-solid mechanics in porous media using the discrete element and lattice-Boltzman methods, In preparation for submission to Water Resources Research.

Boutt D.F., McPherson, B.J.O.L., Cook, B.K, and J.R. Williams, Application of a directly coupled numerical model of fluid-solid mechanics, Soil and Rock America 2003 Proceedings, Accepted for Publication.

Boutt, D.F., and B.J.O.L. McPherson, 2002, The role of particle packing in modeling rock mechanical behavior using discrete elements, in Discrete Element Methods: Numerical Modeling of Discontinua, edited by B.K. Cook, and R.P. Jensen, pp. 86-92, ASCE, Santa Fe, NM.

Boutt, D.F., and McPherson, B.J.O.L, 2002, Simulation of sedimentary rock deformation: Lab-scale model calibration and parameterization , Geophysical Research Letters 29(4), 10.1029/2001GL013706.

Haneberg, W.C., 1995, Steady-state groundwater flow across idealized faults: Water Resources Research, v. 31, p. 1815-1820.

Haneberg, W.C., 1995, Depth-porosity relationships and virgin specific storage estimates for the upper Santa Fe Group aquifer system, central Albuquerque Basin, New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 17, p. 62-71.

Haneberg, W.C., Gomez, P., Gibson, A., and Allred, B., 1998, Preliminary measurements of stress-dependent hydraulic conductivity of Santa Fe Group aquifer system sediments from the 98th Street core hole, Albuquerque Basin, New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 20, p. 14-20.

Haneberg, W.C., 1999, Effects of valley incision on the subsurface state of stress– theory and application to the Rio Grande valley near Albuquerque, New Mexico: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, v. 5, in press.

Heynekamp, M.R., Goodwin, L.B., Mozley, P.S., and Haneberg, W.C., 1999, Controls on fault-zone architecture in poorly lithified sediments, Rio Grande rift, New Mexico, and implications for fluid flow, in Haneberg, W.C., Moore, J.C., Mozley, P.S., and Goodwin, L.B., editors, Faults and Subsurface Fluid Flow: American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph, in press.

Housen, B.A., Tobin, H.J., Labaume, P., Leitch, E.C., Maltman, A.J., and ODP Leg 156 Shipboard Science Party, 1996, Strain decoupling across the décollement of the Barbados accretionary prism: Geology, v. 24, no. 2, p. 127-130.

McPherson, B.J.O.L., and D.F. Boutt, Evaluation of Forces Responsible for Fracturing in the Spraberry Trend, Midland Basin, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, submitted for review 2002.

Moore, J.C., and Tobin, H.J., 1997, Estimated fluid pressures of the Barbados accretionary prism and adjacent sediments: Proc. ODP, Scientific Results, v. 156, p. 229-238.

Mozley, P.S., and Goodwin, L., 1995, Patterns of cementation along a Cenozoic normal fault: A record of paleoflow orientations: Geology, v. 23, p 539-542.

Orange, D., McAdoo, B., Moore, C., Tobin, H., Screaton, E., Chezar, H., Lee, H., Reid, M., and Vail, R., 1997, Headless submarine canyons and fluid flow on the toe of the Cascadia accretionary complex: Basin Research, v. 9, p. 303-312.

Shipley, T., Moore, G., and Tobin, H.J., 1997, Synthesis of the Barbados décollement seismic reflection from drilling-based geophysical observations and physical properties: ODP leg 156: Proc. ODP, Scientific Results, v. 156, p. 293-302.

Tobin, H.J., and Moore, J.C., 1997, Variations in ultrasonic velocity and density with pore pressure in the décollement zone, North Barbados Ridge accretionary prism: Proc. ODP, Scientific Results, v. 156, p. 125-135.

Tobin, H.J., Moore, J.C., and Moore, G. F., 1994, Fluid pressure in the frontal thrust of the Oregon accretionary prism: Experimental constraints, Geology, v. 22, p. 979-982.

Tobin, H.J., Moore, J. C., and Moore, G. F., 1995, Laboratory measurements of velocity vs. effective stress in thrust faults of the Oregon accretionary prism, implications for fault zone overpressure: Proc. ODP, Scientific Results, v. 146, p. 349-358.

Whitworth, T.M., Haneberg, W.C., Mozley, P.S., and Goodwin, L.B., 1999, Solute sieving by pulverized quartz sand– experimental results and implications for the membrane behavior of fault gouge, in Haneberg, W.C., Moore, J.C., Mozley, P.S., and Goodwin, L.B., editors, Faults and Subsurface Fluid Flow: American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph, in press.

Wilson, J.E., Goodwin, L.B., and Lewis, C.J., 2003,Deformation bands in nonwelded ignimbrites: Petrophysical controls on fault-zone deformation and evidence of preferential fluid flow , Geology, v. 31, no. 10, p. 837-840.

Selected Presentations from the Group

Boutt, D.F., McPherson, B.J.O.L, Cook, B.K., and J.R. Williams, 2002, An Analysis of the Role of Fluid Pressure Gradients in Fracture Initiation and Propagation using Direct Simulation of Coupled Fluid-Solid Mechanics, Presented at the Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco, CA (December).

Boutt, D.F., Cook, B.K., McPherson, B.J.O.L, and J.R. Williams, 2002, Application of a Coupled Lattice-Boltzmann-Discrete Element Model to Problems in Geomechanics and Geohydrology, Presented at the 2002 3rd International Discrete Element Conference in Santa Fe, NM (September).

Boutt, D.F., and McPherson, B.J.O.L, 2002, The Role of Particle Shape and Packing in the Analysis of Rock Mechanical Behavior, Presented at the 2002 3rd International Discrete Element Conference in Santa Fe, NM (September).

Boutt, D. F. and B. J. O. L. McPherson, 2001, Discrete Element Models of the Micromechanics of Sedimentary Rock: The Role of Friction vs. Organization, Presented at the Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco, CA (December).

Boutt, D. F. and B .J. O. L. McPherson, 2001, INVITED, Using Direct Approaches to Gain Insight Into the Micromechanics of the Role of Fluids in Geologic Fracture Genesis, Presented at Rock Fracture Workshop at the 2001 DC Rocks conference of the American Association of Rock Mechanics (ARMA).

Boutt, D. F. and B. J. O. L. McPherson, 2000, Examining paleostress histories using laboratory tests, field observations, and particle flow modeling, Presented at the annual Geological Society of America Conference in November, 2000, Reno, NV.

Goodwin, L.B. and Haneberg, W.C., 1996, Deformational fabrics and inferred permeability of faulted sands from the Rio Grande rift, New Mexico [abstract]: GSA 1996 Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

Goodwin, L.B. and Mozley, P.S., 1995, Patterns of cementation and deformation along a Cenozoic normal fault: A record of syntectonic paleoflow [abstract]: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6.

Haneberg, W.C., Goodwin, L.B., Heynekamp, M., and Mozley, P.S., 1996, Field observations and numerical models of the influence of faults on groundwater flow in clastic aquifer systems [abstract]: GSA 1996 Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

Heynekamp, M.R., Goodwin, L.B., and Mozley, P.S., 1995, Structural and lithologic controls on patterns of cementation along a Cenozoic normal fault [abstract]: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. A-218.

Heynekamp, M.R., Goodwin, L.B., Mozley, P.S., and Haneberg, W.C., 1996, The influence of grain size on dragging and mixing of poorly consolidated sediments along a normal fault: implications for cross-fault fluid flow [abstract]: GSA 1996 Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

McPherson, B. J. O. L. and D. F. Boutt, 2000, INVITED, Fracture Genesis: Sedimentary Basin Evolution Modeling with Coupled Geomechanical and Hydrodynamic Aspects, Presented at the Fall AGU conference in December 2000, San Francisco, CA.

Mozley, P.S., Hall, J., Davis, J.M., Goodwin, L., Heynekamp, M., and Haneberg, W., 1998, Spatial distribution of calcite cement in the Santa Fe Group, Rio Grande rift, New Mexico, USA: 15th International Sedimentological Congress, Alicante, Spain, Abstracts with Programs.

Mozley, P.S., Goodwin, L.B., Heyenkamp, M., and Haneberg, W.C., 1996, Using the spatial distribution of calcite cementation to infer paleoflow conditions in fault zones: Examples from the Albuquerque Basin, New Mexico [abstract]: American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1996 Annual Meeting.

Mozley, P.S., Whitworth, T.M., Haneberg, W.C., Goodwin, L.B., and Heynekamp, M., 1997, Controls on the spatial distribution of calcite cementation in fault zones: AAPG 1997 Annual Meeting.

Sigda, J.M., 1995, Examining the impacts of faults on aquifer flow systems: Implications for regional groundwater flow modeling, in The Water Future of Albuquerque and the Middle Rio Grande Basin, Proc. 39th Annual New Mexico Water Conference, November 3-4, 1994, Albuquerque, NM: Las Cruces, New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Report No. 290, p. 237-244.

Sigda, J.M., Mozley, P.S., Goodwin, L.B., and Haneberg, W.C., 1996, Small displacement fault controls on single phase permeability in poorly consolidated sands, Santa Fe Group, New Mexico [abstract]: GSA 1996 Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

Tobin, H., Vannucchi, P., Meschede, M., Saito, S., and ODP Leg 156 Scientific Party, 1997, Structure and Inferred Mechanical Properties of the Decollement Zone, Costa Rica Convergent Margin: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union; v. 78, no. 46, p. F707.

Tobin, H., and Lohr, M., 1998, Laboratory Measurement of Pressure-Dependent Vp and Vs in an Exhumed Fault Core, San Gregorio Fault, CA: submitted to Fall 1998 AGU meeting.

Wilson, J.E., Goodwin, L.B., Lewis, C.J., 2001, Petrophysical controls on fault-zone deformation in ash-flow tuffs–Deformation bands versus fractures and implications for fluid-fault interaction. Eos Trans. AGU, 82, Fall Meet. Suppl., p. F1191.

Wilson, J.E., Goodwin, L.B., Lewis, C.J., 2002, Petrophysical controls on deformation and fluid-fault interaction in the ignimbrite sequences at Los Alamos, NM, and Busted Butte, NV, Eos. Trans. AGU, 83 (47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T21A-1070.

Wilson, J.L., Guan, H., Goodwin, L., 2002, Modeling investigation of mountain front recharge from typical mountain blocks [abstract]: GSA 2002 Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

Wilson, J.L. and Guan, H., 2002, Variably saturated water flow across the soil-bedrock interface on conceptual hillslopes, Eos. Trans. AGU, 83 (47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11E-0906.

Student Theses and Dissertations

Cooper, S., 2000, Deformation within a basement-cored anticline: Teapot Dome, Wyoming. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, 274p.

Herrin, M., 2001, Characteristics of deformation bands in poorly lithified sand: Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, 84p.

Heynekamp, M., 1998, Controls on fault-zone architecture and fluid flow in poorly consolidated sediments: the Sand Hill fault, central New Mexico. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, 73p.

Rawling, G., 2002, Structural geology and hydrogeologic characterization of faults in poorly lithified sediments. Ph.D. Dissertation, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, 210p.

Sigda, J., 1997, Effects of small-displacement faults on the permeability distribution of poorly consolidated Santa Fe Group sands, Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, 111p.