PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles [http://www.ems.psu.edu/~elsworth/publications/pubs.html]

  1. Wang, C., Elsworth, D. (2017) Influence of weakening minerals on the ensemble strength and slip stability of faults. J. Geophys. Res. In press.

  2. Hao, S., Yang, H., Elsworth, D. (2017) An accelerating precursor to predict “time-to-failure” in creep and volcanic eruptions. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. In press.

  3. Zhang, Q., Dong, Y., Liu, S., Elsworth, D., Zhao, Y. (2017) Shale pore characterization using NMR cryoporometry with octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane as the probe liquid. Energy and Fuels. Vol. 31, No. 7. pp 6951-6959. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b00880 pdf

  4. Zhao, Y., Xue, S., Han, S., Cheng, Z., Liu, S., Elsworth, D., He, L., Cai, J. Liu, Y., Chen, D. (2017) Effects of microstructure on water imbibition in sandstones using X-ray computed tomography and neutron radiography. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 122, pp. 4963-4981. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JB013786 pdf

  5. Ma, C., Elsworth, D., Dong, C., Lin, C., Luan, G., Chen, B., Liu, X., Muhammad, J.M., Muhammad, A.Z., Shen, Z., Tian, F. (2017) Controls of hydrocarbon generation on the development of expulsion fractures in organic-rich shale: based n the Paleogene Shahejie formation of the Jiyang depression, Bohai Bay, east China. Marine and Petrol. Geol. Vol. 86. pp. 1406-1416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.07.035 pdf

  6. Liu, J., Yao, Y., Elsworth D., Liu, D., Cai, Y., Dong, L. (2017) Vertical heterogeneity of the shale reservoir in the Lower Silurian Longmaxi Formation: a case study of Well-WQ2 in the Northeastern Sichuan Basin, SW China. Minerals, Vol. 7, No. 151. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/min7080151 pdf

  7. Im, K.J., Elsworth, D., Guglielmi, Y., Mattioli, G. (2017) Geodetic imaging of thermal deformation in geothermal reservoirs – production, depletion and fault activation. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. Vol. 338. pp. 78-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.03.021 pdf

  8. Zhang, R., Liu, S.M., Bahadur, J., Elsworth, D., Wang, Y., Hu, G.L., Liang, Y.N. (2017) Changes in pore structure of coal caused by coal-to-gas bioconversion. Nature Scientific Reports. Vol. 7, No. 3840. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-04110-z pdf

  9. Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D., Cheon, D.S. (2017) Permeability evolution of propped artificial fractures in Green River Shale. R. Mech. and R. Eng. Vol. 50, No. 6. pp. 1473-1485. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-017-1186-2 pdf

  10. Liu, J., Yao, Y., Liu, D., Elsworth, D. (2017) Experimental evaluation of CO2 enhanced recovery of adsorbed-gas from shale. Int. J. Coal. Geol. Vol. 179. pp. 211-218. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2017.06.006 pdf

  11. Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Fu, X., Li, X., Yao, Q. (2017) Influence of stratigraphic conditions on the deformation characteristics of oil/gas wells piercing longwall pillars and mining optimization. Energies, 10, 775. pdf

  12. Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X.H., Fu, X.H, Sun, B., Yao, Q.L (2017) Key strata characteristics controlling the integrity of deep wells in longwall mining areas. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol. 172, pp. 31-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2017.01.012 pdf

  13. Li, X., Wang, J., Elsworth, D. (2017) Stress redistribution and fracture propagation during restimulation of gas shale reservoirs. J. Pet. Sci. and Eng. Vol. 154, pp. 150-160. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.04.027 pdf

  14. Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Wang, C., Ishibashi, T., Fitts, J.P. (2017) Frictional stability-permeability relationships for fractures in shales. J. Geophys. Res. , Vol. 122, pp. 1760-1776. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JB013435 pdf

  15. Cai, J.C., Ghanbarian, B., Xu, P., Elsworth, D., Wang, M.R., Zhang, Z.E., Wood, D. (2017) Virtual special issue: Advanced theoretical and numerical approaches and applications to enhanced gas recovery. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng., Vol. 37, pp. 579-583. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.12.006 pdf

  16. Wang, T., Hu, W.R., Elsworth, D., Zhou, W., Zhou, W.B., Zhao, X.Y., Zhao, L.Z. (2017) The effect of natural fractures on hydraulic fracture propagation in coal seams. J. Pet. Sci. and Eng. Vol. 150, pp. 180-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.12.009 pdf

  17. Fang, Y., Wang, C., Elsworth, D., Ishibashi, T. (2017) Seismicity-permeability coupling in the behaviour of gas shales, CO2 storage and deep geothermal energy. Geomech. Geophys Geo-energ. Geo-resour.. Vol. 3, No. 2. pp. 189-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40948-017-0051-9 pdf

  18. Elsworth, D., Spiers, C.J., Niemeijer, A.R. (2016) Understanding induced seismicity. Science 354 (6318) pp. 1380–1381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aal2584 pdf

  19. Tang, S., Zhan, J., Elsworth, D., Tang, X., Li, Z.M., Du, X.R., Yang, X. (2016) Lithofacies and pore characterization of the Lower Permian Shanxi and Taiyuan shales in the southern North China Basin. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng., Vol. 36, pp. 644-661. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.11.013 pdf

  20. Liu, J. Yao, Y.B., Elsworth, D., Pan, Z.J., Sun, X.X., Ao, W.H. (2016) Sedimentary characteristics of the Lower Cambrian Niutitang shale in the southeast margin of Sichuan Basin, China. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng., Vol. 36, pp. 1140-1150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.03.085pdf

  21. Ma, C.F., Dong, C.M., Luan, G.Q., Lin, CY., Liu, XC., Elsworth, D. (2016) Types, characteristics and effects of natural fluid pressure fractures in shale: a case study of the Paleogene strata in Eastern China. Petroleum Expl. And Development, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 634-643.

  22. Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D., Cheon, D.-S. (2016) Breakdown pressure and fracture surface morphology of hydraulic fracturing in shale with H20, CO2 and N2. Geomech. Geophys. Geo-energ. Geo-resour., Vol 2, pp. 63-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40948-016-0022-6 pdf

  23. Zhi, S., Elsworth, D. (2016) The role of gas desorption on gas outbursts in underground mining of coal. Geomech. Geophys Geo-energ. Geo-resour., Vol 2, pp. 151–171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40948-016-0026-2 pdf

  24. Vogler, D., Amann, F., Bayer, P., Elsworth, D. (2016) Permeability evolution in natural fractures subject to cyclic loading and gouge formation. Rock Mechs. and Rock Eng. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-016-1022-0 pdf

  25. Sang, G., Elsworth, D., Miao, X., Mao, X., Wang, J. (2016) Numerical study of a stress-dependent triple porosity model for shale gas reservoirs accommodating gas diffusion in kerogen. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng., Vol. 32, pp. 423-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.04.044 pdf

  26. Benato, S., Hickman, S., Davatzes, N.C., Taron, J., Spielman, P., Elsworth, D., Majer, E.L., Boyle, K. (2016) Conceptual model and numerical analysis of the Desert Peak EGS project: Reservoir response to the shallow medium flow-rate hydraulic stimulation phase. Geothermics, Vol. 63, pp. 139 – 166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2015.06.008 pdf

  27. Fang, Y., den Hartog, S.A.M., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Cladouhos, T. (2016) Anomalous distribution of microearthquakes in the Newberry geothermal reservoir: mechanisms and implications. Geothermics. Vol. 63, pp. 62-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2015.04.005 pdf

  28. Gan, Q. and Elsworth, D. (2016) Production optimization in fractured geothermal reservoirs by coupled discrete fracture network modeling. Geothermics. Vol. 62, pp. 131-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2016.04.009 pdf

  29. Hao, S.W., Liu, C., Lu, C.S., Elsworth, D. (2016) A relation to predict the failure of materials and potential application to volcanic eruptions and landslides. Nature Scientific Reports. Vol. 6, Article no. 27877. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep27877 pdf

  30. Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J.P., Marone, C. (2016) Permeability evolution in sorbing media: analogies between organic-rich shale and coal. Geofluids, Vol. 16, No., 1, pp. 43-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfl.12135 pdf

  31. Gan, Q. and Elsworth, D. (2016) A continuum model for coupled stress and fluid flow in discrete fracture networks. Geomech. Geophys Geo-energ. Geo-resour., Vol 2, pp. 43-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40948-015-0020-0 pdf

  32. Wang, T., Xu, D., Elsworth, D., Zhu, W. (2016) Distinct element modelling of strength variation in jointed rock masses under uniaxial compression. Geomech. Geophys Geo-energ. Geo-resour., Vol 2, pp. 11–24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40948-015-0018-7 pdf

  33. Sun, X, Yao, Y., Liu, D., Elsworth, D., Pan, Z. (2016) Interactions and exchage of CO2 and H2O in coals: an investigation by low-field NMR relaxation. Nature Scientific Reports. Vol. 6, Article no. 19919. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep19919 pdf

  34. Pogacnik, J., Elsworth, D., O’Sullivan, M., O’Sullivan, J. (2016) A damage mechanics approach to the simulation of hydraulic fracturing/shearing around a geothermal injection well. Computers & Geotechnics, Vol, 71, pp. 338-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/compgeo.2015.10.003

  35. Zhong, Z., Elsworth, D., Hu, Y. (2016) Evolution of strength and permeability in stressed fractures with fluid-rock interactions. Pure and Applied Geophys., Vol. 173, No. 2, pp. 525-536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00024-015-1099-5 pdf

  36. Zhang, R., Liu, S.M., Bahadur, J., Elsworth, D., Melnichenko, Y., He, L.L., Wang, Y. (2015) Estimation and modelling of coal pore accessibility using small angel neutron scattering. Fuel. Vol. 161. pp. 232-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.08.067 pdf

  37. Wang, Y, Liu, S., Elsworth, D. (2015) Laboratory investigation of gas flow behaviors in tight anthracite and evaluation of different pulse-decay methods on permeability estimation. Int. J. Coal Geol., Vol 149, pp. 118-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2015.07.009 pdf

  38. Guglielmi, Y., Elsworth, D., Cappa, F., Henry, P., Gout, C., Dick, P., Durand, J. (2015) In situ observations on the coupling between hydraulic diffusivity and displacements during fault reactivation in shales. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, Vol. 120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JB012158 pdf

  39. Faoro, I., Elsworth, D., Candela, T. (2015) Evolution of the transport properties of fractures subject to thermally- and mechanically-activated mineral alteration and redistribution. Geofluids. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfl.12157 pdf

  40. Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X., Yang, D., Yao, Q., Wang, Y. (2015) Dynamic impacts on the survivability of deep gas wells piercing longwall panels. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng. Vol. 26, pp. 1130-1147. . http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2015.08.008 pdf

  41. Li, X., Elsworth, D. (2015) Geomechanics of CO2 enhanced shale gas recovery. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng. Vol. 26, pp. 1607-1619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2014.08.010 pdf

  42. Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., Pone, D., Mathews, J.P. (2015) Permeability evolution of propped artificial fractures in coal on injection of CO2. J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng. Vol. 133, pp. 695-704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2015.07.008 pdf

  43. Lu, Y., Wang, L., Elsworth, D. (2015) Uniaxial strength and failure in sandstone containing a pre-existing 3-D surface flaw. Int. J. Fracture. Vol 194. No. 1. pp. 59-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-015-0032-3 pdf

  44. Guglielmi, Y., Cappa, F., Avouac, J.-P., Henry, P., Elsworth, D. (2015) Seismicity triggered by fluid-injection-induced aseismic slip. Science. Vol. 348, pp. 1224-1226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aab0476 pdf

  45. Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J.P., Marone, C. (2015) Permeability evolution analogies in sorbing media: a comparison between organic-rich shale and coal. Geofluids. 13 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfl.12135 pdf

  46. Gan, Q., Elsworth, D., Alpern, J.S., Marone, C., Connolly, P. (2015) Breakdown pressures due to infiltration and exclusion in finite length boreholes. J. Pet. Sci. and Eng. Vol. 127, pp. 329-337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2015.01.011 pdf

  47. Wang, S., Elsworth, D., Liu, J. (2015) Rapid decompression- and desorption-induced energetic failure of coal. J. R. Mech. And Geotech. Eng. Vo. 7, No. 3, pp. 345-350. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrmge.2015.01.004 pdf

  48. Li, Y., Tang, D.Z., Xu, H., Elsworth, D., Meng, Y.J. (2015) Geological and hydrological controls on water coproduced with coalbed methane in Liulin, eastern Ordos basin, China. Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Bull. Vol 99, No. 2. pp 207-229.

  49. Mohan, A.R., Turaga, U., Viswanathan, S., Shembekar, V., Elsworth, D., Pisupati, S.V. (2015) Modeling the CO2-based enhanced geothermal system (EGS) paired with integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) for symbiotic integration of carbon dioxide sequestration with geothermal heat utilization. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 32. pp. 197-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.10.016 pdf

  50. Candela, T., Brodsky, E.E., Marone, C., and Elsworth, D. (2015), Flow rate dictates permeability enhancement during fluid pressure oscillations in laboratory experiments, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011511 pdf

  51. Izadi, G., Elsworth, D. (2015) The influence of thermal-hydraulic-mechanical-and chemical effects on the evolution of permeability, seismicity and heat production in geothermal reservoirs. Geothermics. Vol 53. pp. 385-395. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.08.005 pdf

  52. Qiu, Y., Liu, D., Elsworth, D., Yao, Y., Cai, Y., Li, J.Q. (2014) Geological factors on gas entrapment mechanism and prediction of colabed methane of the No. 6 coal seam in the Jungar coalfiled, northeast Ordos Basin, China. Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Tech. Vol. 8, No., 4. pp. 449 – 467. pdf

  53. Gan, Q. and Elsworth, D. (2014) Thermal drawdown and late-stage seismic-slip fault-reactivation in enhanced geothermal reservoirs. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 119, pp. 8936-8949. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011323 pdf

  54. Husain, T., Elsworth, D., Voight, B., Mattioli, G., Jansma, P. (2014) Influence of infusion rate and magma rheology on the growth of lava domes.. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. Vol. 285, pp. 100-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.08.013 pdf

  55. Cai, Y.D., Liu, D.M., Zhang, K.M., Elsworth, D., Yao, Y.B, Tang, D.Z. (2014) Preliminary evaluation of gas content of the No. 2. Coal seam in the Yanchuannan area, southeast Ordos Basin, China. J. Pet. Sci. and Eng., Vol, 122, pp. 675-689. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2014.09.010 pdf

  56. Zhao, Y.X., Liu, S.M., Zhao, G.F., Elsworth, D., Jiang, Y.D., Han, J.L. (2014) Failure mechanisms in coal: dependence on strain rate and microstructure. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth. Vol. 119, No. 9, pp. 6924-6935. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011198 pdf

  57. Li, Y., Tang, D.Z., Elsworth, D., Xu, H. (2014) Characterization of coalbed methane reservoirs at multiple length scales: a cross-section from southeastern Ordos Basin, China. Energy and Fuels. Vol, 28, No. 9. pp. 5587-5595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ef500449s pdf

  58. Zhao, Y.X., Zhao, G.F., Jiang, Y.D., Elsworth, D., Huang, Y.Q. (2014) Effects of bedding on the dynamic indirect tensile strength of coal: laboratory experiments and numerical simulation. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol, 132, pp. 81-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2014.08.007 pdf

  59. Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J.P., Liu, J., Pone, D. (2014) Effect of CO2 injection on heterogeneously permeable coalbed reservoirs. Fuel. Vol. 135. pp. 509-521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.07.002 pdf

  60. Lu, Y., Elsworth, D., Wang, L. (2014) A dual-scale approach to model time-dependent deformation, creep and fracturing of brittle rocks. Computers and Geotechnics. Vol. 60, pp. 61-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2014.04.001 pdf

  61. Zhao, Y., Liu, S., Elsworth, D. Jiang, Y.D., Zhu, J. (2014) Pore structure characterization of coal by synchrotron small angle X-ray scattering and transmission electron microscopy. Energy and Fuels. Vol. 28. No. 6. pp. 3704-3711. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ef500487d pdf

  62. Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X.H., Yang, D. (2014) Topographic influence on stability for gas wells penetrating longwall mining areas. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol. 132, pp. 23-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2014.07.008 pdf

  63. Gan, Q., Elsworth, D. (2014) Analysis of fluid injection-induced fault reactivation and seismic slip in geothermal reservoirs. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 119, No. 4, pp. 3340-3353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013JB010679. pdf

  64. Voight, B., Sparks, R.S.J., Shalev, E., Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Annen, C., Kenedi, C., Hammond, J., Henstock, T., Brown. L., Kiddle, E., Malin, P., Mattioli, G.S., Carothers, L., Belousov, A., Clarke, A., Ellett, L., Elsworth, D., Hidayat, D., Herd, R., Johnson, M., Lee, A., Miller, V., Murphy, B., Pierce, C., Ryan, G., Saldana, S., Snelson, C., Stewart, R., Syers, R., Widiwijayanti, C., Young, S.R., and Zamora, W. (2014) The SEA-CALIPSO volcano imaging experiment at Montserrat: plans, campaigns at sea and on land, scientific results, and lessons learned. Memoir, Geol. Soc. Lond. The Eruption of Sourfière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. In Wadge, G., Robertson, R. E. A. & Voight, B. (eds) 2014. The Eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 39, 253–289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/M39.15

  65. Elsworth, D., Foroozan, R., Taron, J., Mattioli, G., Voight, B. (2014) Geodetic imaging of magma migration at Soufrière Hills volcano 1995-2008. Memoir, Geol. Soc. Lond. The Eruption of Sourfière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. In Wadge, G., Robertson, R. E. A. & Voight, B. (eds) 2014. The Eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 39, 219–227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/M39.12 pdf

  66. Hao, S.W., Zhang, B.J., Tian, J.F., Elsworth, D. (2014) Predicting time-to-failure in rock extrapolated from secondary creep. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth. Vol. 119. pp. 1942-1953. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013JB010778 pdf

  67. Cai. Y., Liu, D., Mathews, J.P. Pan, Z., Elsworth, D., Yao, Y., Li, J., Guo, X (2014) Permeability evolution in fractured coal – combining triaxial confinement with X-ray computed tomography, acoustic emission and ultrasonic techniques. Int. J. Coal Geology. Vol. 122. Pp. 91-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2013.12.012 pdf

  68. Izadi, G., Elsworth, D. (2014) Reservoir stimulation and induced seismicity: role of fluid pressure and thermal transients on reactivated fracture networks. Geothermics. Vol. 51. pp. 368-379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.01.014 pdf

  69. Candela, T., Brodsky, E., Marone, C., Elsworth, D. (2014) Laboratory evidence for particle mobilization as a mechanism for permeability enhancement via dynamic stressing. Earth and Plan. Sci. Lett. Vol. 392. pp. 279-291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.02.025 pdf

  70. Chen, Z., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Pan, Z.J., Wang, S. (2014) Roles of coal heterogeneity on evolution of coal permeability under unconstrained boundary conditions. J. Nat. Gas Sci. and Eng.. Vol. 15. pp. 38-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2013.09.002 pdf

  71. Lamb, A.R., Gorman, G.J., Elsworth, D. (2013) A fracture mapping and extended finite element scheme for coupled deformation and fluid flow in fractured porous media. Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomechs. Vol. 37, No. 17, pp. 2916-2936. http://dx.doi/10.1002:nag.2168 pdf

  72. Mohan, A.R., Turaga, U., Shembekar, V., Elsworth, D., Pisupati, S.V. (2013) Utilization of carbon dioxide from coal-based power plants as a heat transfer fluid for electricity generation in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Energy. Vol. 57, pp. 505-512. http://dx.doi/10.1016:j.energy.2013.05.047 pdf

  73. Ishibashi, T., McGuire, T., Tsuchiya, N., Elsworth, D. (2013) Permeability evolution of carbonate fractures: competing roles of stress and fluid pH. Water Resour. Res. Vol. 49, pp. 2828-2842. http://dx.doi/10.1002:wrcr.20253 pdf

  74. Zhu, W.C., Wei, C.H., Liu, J., Xu, T., Elsworth, D. (2013) Impact of gas adsorption induced coal matrix damage on the evolution of coal permeability. Rock Mech. and Rock Eng. Vol. 46 No. 6. pp. 1353-1366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-013-0392-9 pdf

  75. Faoro, I., Vinciguerra, S., Marone, C., Elsworth, D., Schubnel, A. (2013) Linking permeability to crack density evolution in thermally stressed rocks under cyclic loading. Geophs. Res. Lett. Vol. 40, pp. 2590-2595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/grl.50436 pdf

  76. Izadi, G., Elsworth, D. (2013) The effects of thermal stress and fluid pressures on induced seismicity during stimulation to production within fractured reservoirs. Terra Nova. Vol. 25. pp. 774-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ter.12046 pdf

  77. Wang, S., Elsworth, D., Liu, J. (2013) Mechanical behaviour of methane infiltrated coal: the roles of gas desorption, stress level and loading rate. Rock Mechs. and Rock Eng. Vol. 46, No. 3. pp 945-958. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-012-0324-0 pdf

  78. Lu, Y.L., Elsworth, D., Wang, L.G. (2013) Microcrack-based coupled damage and flow modelling of fracturing evolution in permeable brittle rocks. Computers and Geotechnics. Vol. 49, pp. 226-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.11.009 pdf

  79. Zheng, B., and Elsworth, D. (2013) Strength evolution in heterogeneous granular aggregates during chemo-mechanical compaction. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 60. pp. 217-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2012.12.031 pdf

  80. Wang, S., Elsworth, D., Liu, J. (2013) Permeability evolution during progressive deformation of intact coal and implications for instability in underground coal seams. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 58, pp. 34-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2012.09.005 pdf

  81. Elsworth, D. (2013) The evolution of pore pressure fields around standard and ball penetrometers: influence of penetration rate. Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomechs. Vol. 37, No. 14. pp 2135-2153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nag.2126 pdf

  82. McGuire, T., Elsworth, D., Karcz, Z. (2012) Parameterization of the threshold between permeability evolution controlled by stress-effects and free-face dissolution kinetics: theoretical formulation and experimental measurements. Transp. in Porous Media. Vol. 98, No. 1. pp. 15-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11242-013-0123-4 pdf

  83. Chandra, D., Conrad, C., Hall, D., Montebello, N., Weiner, A., Pisupati, S., Turaga, U., Izadi, G., Ram Mohan, A., Elsworth, D. (2012) Pairing integrated gasification and EGS geothermal systems to reduce consumptive water usage in arid environments. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 26 No. 12. pp. 7378-7389. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ef301397n pdf

  84. Chandra, D., Elsworth, D., Van Essendelft, D. (2012) Mechanical and transport characteristics of coal-biomass mixtures for Advanced IGCC systems. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 26 No. 2. pp 5729-5739. pdf

  85. Kolditz, O., Bauer, S., Boetcher, N., Elsworth, D., Gorke, U.-J., McDermott, C.-I., Park, C.-H., Singh, A.K., Wang, W. (2012) Numerical simulation of two-phase flow in deformable porous media: application to carbon dioxide storage in the subsurface. Math. and Computers in Sim. Vol. 82. Pp. 1919-1935. pdf

  86. Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J., Liu, J., Pone, D. (2012) Optimizing enhanced coalbed methane recovery for unhindered production and CO2 injectivity. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 11. pp. 86-97. pdf

  87. Chen, Z., Liu, J., Pan, Z., Connell, L., Elsworth, D. (2012) Influence of the effective stress coefficient and sorption-induced strain on the evolution of coal permeability: model development and analysis. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 8, pp. 101-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.01.015

  88. Wang, S., Elsworth, D., and Liu, J. (2012) A mechanistic model for permeability evolution in fractured sorbing media. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 117, No. B06205 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JB008855 pdf

  89. Liu, J., Chen, Z. W., Elsworth, D., Chen D., Qu, H. Y., (2012) Interactions of multiple processes during CBM extraction: a critical review. Int. J. Coal Geology, Vol. 87, No. 3-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2011.06.004 pdf

  90. Qu, H., Lui, J., Chen, Z., Wang, J., Pan, Z., Connell, L., Elsworth, D. (2012) Complex evolution of coal permeability during CO2 injection under variable temperatures. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 9 pp. 281-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.04.003 pdf

  91. Manga, M., Beresnev, I., Brodsky, E.E., Elkhoury, J.E., Elsworth, D., Ingebritsen, S.E., Mays, D.C., Wang, C.Y. (2012) Changes in permeability caused by transient stresses: field observations, experiments and mechanisms. Rev. Geophys., Vol. 50, No. 2, RG2004 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011RG000382 pdf

  92. Zheng, B., and Elsworth, D. (2012) Evolution of permeability in heterogeneous granular aggregates during chemical compaction: granular mechanics models. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 117, No. B3, B03206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JB008573 pdf

  93. Liu, J., Chen, Z., Elsworth, D., Miao, X., Mao, X. (2012) Evolution of coal permeability from stress-controlled to displacement-controlled boundary conditions. Fuel Vol. 90, pp. 2987-2997. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016:j.fuel.2011.04.032 pdf

  94. Murdoch, L.C., Germanovich, L.N., Wang, H., Onstott, T.C., Elsworth, D., Stetler, L., Boutt, D. (2012) Hydrogeology in the vicinity of Homestake mine, South, Dakota, USA. J. Hydrol. Vol. 20, Vol. 1. pp. 27-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-011-0773-7. pdf

  95. Foroozan, R., Elsworth, D., Flemings, P., Bilotti, F., Muhuri, S. (2012) The role of permeability in fault zones on the structural and hydro-mechanical characteristics of shortening basins. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 143-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2011.08.007 pdf

  96. Mohan, A.R., Turaga, U., Shembekar, V., Viswanathan, S., Pisupati, S.V., Elsworth, D. (2012) Toward Affordable Low Carbon Power: Economic and Environmental Analysis of Integrating CO2 – EGS with IGCC. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. 20 pp. October.

  97. Faoro, I., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. (2012) Permeability evolution during dynamic stressing of dual permeability media. J. Geophys. Res.. Vol. 117, No. B1, B01310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JB008635 pdf

  98. Liu, J. Wang, J., Chen, Z., Wang, S., Elsworth, D., Jiang, Y. (2011) Impact of transition from local swelling to macro swelling on the evolution of coal permeability. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol. 88. pp. 31-40. http://doi:10.1016/j.coal.2011.07.008 pdf

  99. Wu, Y., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Siriwardane, H., Miao X. X. (2011) Evolution of Coal Permeability: Contribution of Heterogeneous Swelling Processes, Int. J. Coal Geology. Vol. 88 No. 2-3. pp. 152-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2011.09.002 pdf

  100. Izadi, G., Zheng, B., Taron, J., Elsworth, D. (2011) Evolution of permeability and triggered seismicity: fluid pressure, thermal and chemical effects in enhanced geothermal systems. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. 20 pp. October.

  101. Mohan, A.R., Turaga, U., Shembekar, V., Viswanathan, S., Pisupati, S.V., Elsworth, D. (2011) Pairing of an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Power Plant (IGCC) with CO2-EGS as a Strategy for Deployment in Arid Regions. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. 20 pp. October.

  102. Chandra, D., Conrad, C., Hall, D., Montebello, N., Weiner, A., Narasimharaju, A., Rajput, V., Phelan, E., Pisupati, S., Turaga, U., Izadi, G., Ram Mohan, A., Elsworth, D. (2011) Combined scCO2-EGS IGCC to reduce carbon emissions from power generation in the desert southwestern United States. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. 20 pp. October.

  103. Chen Z. W., Pan, Z. J., Liu, J., Connell, L. and Elsworth, D. (2011) Effect of the effective stress coefficient and sorption-induced strain on the evolution of coal permeability: experimental observations, Int. J. of Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 5, No. 5. pp. 1284-1293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.07.005 pdf

  104. Samuelson, J., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. (2011) Influence of dilatancy on the frictional constitutive behavior of a saturated fault zone under a variety of drainage conditions. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 116, No. B10, B10406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JB008556 pdf

  105. Lee, D.-S., Herman, J.D., Elsworth, D., Kim, H.T., Lee, H.S. (2011) A critical evaluation of unconventional gas recovery frm the Marcellus Shale, Northeastern United States. J. Civ. Eng., Korean Assoc. Civ. Engineers. Vol. 15, No. 4. pp. 679-687. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12205-011-0008-4 pdf

  106. Wang, S., Elsworth, D., and Liu, J. (2011) Permeability evolution in fractured coal: the roles of fracture geometry and water-content. Int. J. Coal Geology. Vol. 87. Pp. 13-25. pdf

  107. Zhu, W.C., Wei, C.H. Liu, J., Qu, H.Y., Elsworth, D. (2011) A model of coal-gas interaction under variable temperatures. Int. J. Coal Geol., Vol. 86, pp. 213-221. pdf

  108. Wu, Y., Liu, J., Chen, Z., Elsworth, D., Pone, D. (2011) Dual poroelastic model for CO2-enhanced coalbed methane recovery. Int. J. Coal Geol., Vol. 86, pp. 177-189. pdf

  109. Foroozan, R., Elsworth, D., Voight, B., Mattioli, G. (2011) Magmatic-metering controls the stopping and restarting of eruptions. Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol 38. L05306. pdf

  110. Izadi, G., Wang, S., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., Wu, Y., Pone, D. (2011) Permeability evolution of fluid-infiltrated coal containing discrete fractures. Int. J. Coal Geology. Vol. 85 pp. 201-211. pdf

  111. Taron, J. and Elsworth, D. (2010) Coupled mechanical and chemical processes in engineered geothermal reservoirs with dynamic permeability. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 47, pp 1339 – 1348. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.08.021 pdf

  112. Taron, J., Elsworth, D., Kolditz, O. (2010) Evolution of permeability in fracture networks: geophysical and geochemical effects in enhanced geothermal systems. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. 8 pp.

  113. Wu, Y., Liu, J., Elsworth, D. Miao, X., Mao, X. (2010) Development of anisotropic permeability during coalbed methane production. J. Natural Gas Sci. and Eng. Vol 2, No. 4. Pp. 197 – 210. doi:10.1016/j.jngse.2010.06.002 pdf

  114. Liu, J., Chen, Z., Elsworth, D., Miao, X., Mao, X. (2010) Linking gas-sorption induced changes in coal permeability to directional strains through a modulus reduction ratio. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 21-30. pdf

  115. Liu, J., Chen, Z., Elsworth, D. Miao, X., Mao, X. (2010) Evaluation of stress-controlled coal swelling processes. Int. J. Coal Geol. Vol. 83. Pp. 446-455. pdf

  116. Lee, D.S., Elsworth, D., Yasuhara, H., Weaver, J., Rickman, R. (2010) Experiment and modeling to evaluate the effect s of proppant-pack diagenesis on fracture treatments. J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng. 74. Pp. 67-76. pdf

  117. Taron, J. and Elsworth, D. (2010) Constraints on compaction rate and equilibrium in the pressure solution creep of quartz aggregates and fractures: controls of aqueous concentration. J. Geophys,. Res., Vol. 115, B07211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JB007117 pdf

  118. Niemeijer, A., Marone, C., Elsworth, D. (2010) Frictional strength and strain weakening in simulated fault gouge: competition between geometrical weakening and chemical strengthening. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 115, No. B10, B10207 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JB000838 pdf

  119. Voight, B., Hidayat, D., Sacks, S., Linde, A., Chardot, L. Clarke, A., Elsworth, D., Foroozan R., Malin, P. Mattioli, G., McWhorter, N., Shalev, E., Sparks, R.S.J., Widiwijayanti, C., Young, S.R. (2010) Unique strainmeter observations of Vulcanian explosions, Sourfière Hills volcano, Montserrat, July 2003. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 37, L00E24, 6 pp., 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL044661 pdf

  120. Chardot, L., Voight, B., Foroozan, R., Sacks, S., Linde, A., Stewart, R., Hidayat, D., Clarke, A., Elsworth, D., Fournier, N., Komorowski, J.-C., Mattioli, G., Sparks, R.S.J., Widiwijayanti, C. (2010) Explosion dynamics from strainmeter and microbarometer observations, Sourfière Hills Volcano, Montserrat: 2008-2009. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 37, L00E24, 6 pp., 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL044661 pdf

  121. Foroozan, R., Elsworth, D., Voight, B., Mattioli, G.S. (2010) Dual chamber structure at Sourfière Hills volcano inferred from cGPS observations and inhomogeneous elastic crustal models. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 37, No. null, L00E12 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL042511, 01 April 2010 pdf

  122. Linde, A.T., Sacks, S., Hidayat, D., Voight, B., Clarke, A., Elsworth, D., Mattioli, G., Malin, P., Shalev, E., Sparks, S., Widiwijayanit, C. (2010) The Vulcanian explosion at Sourfière Hills Volcano, Montserrat on March 2004 as revealed by strain data. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 37, L00E07, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL041988 pdf

  123. Voight, B., Widiwijayanti, C., Mattioli, G., Elsworth, D., Hidyat, D., Strutt, M. (2010) Magma-sponge hypothesis and stratovolcanoes: the case for a compressible reservoir and quasi-steady deep influx at Sourfière Hills Volcano, Montserrat. Geophys. Res. Lett. 37, L00E05, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL041732 pdf

  124. Wu, Y., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Chen, Z., Connell, L., and Pan, Z. (2010) Dual poroelastic response of a coal seam to CO2 injection. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol. 4, No., 4 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2010.02.004

  125. Chen, Z., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Connell, L, Pan, Z. (2010) Impact of CO2 injection and differential deformation on CO2 injectivity under in-situ stress conditions. Int. J. Coal Geol., Vol. 81, pp. 97–108. pdf

  126. Fitzgerald, M., and Elsworth, D. (2010) Evolution of the pore-pressure field around a moving conical penetrometer of finite size. ASCE J. Eng. Mechs. Vol. 136, No. 3, pp. 263-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2010)136:3(263) pdf

  127. Niemeijer, A.R., Marone, C., and Elsworth, D. (2010) Fabric induced weakness of tectonic faults. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L03304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL041689 pdf

  128. Elsworth, D. and Yasuhara, H. (2010) Mechanical and transport constitutive models for fractures subject to dissolution and precipitation. Int. J. Num. Meth. Geomechs. Vol. 34, pp. 533-549. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nag.831 pdf

  129. Taron, J., Elsworth, D. (2009) Roles and timing of onset of various thermal-hydrologic-mechanical-chemical process couplings in EGS reservoirs. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council.

  130. Samuelson, J., Elsworth, D., and Marone, C. (2009) Shear-induced dilatancy of fluid-saturated faults: Experiment and theory, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B12404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JB006273 pdf

  131. Niemeijer, A., Elsworth, D., and Marone, C. (2009) Significant effect of grain size distribution on compaction rates in granular aggregates. Earth and Planetary Sci. Lett., Vol. 284, pp. 386 – 391. pdf

  132. Taron, J. Elsworth, D., Min, K.-B. (2009) Numerical simulation of thermal-hydrologic-mechanical-chemical processes in deformable fractured porous media. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 46, pp. 842-854. pdf

  133. Taron, J. and Elsworth, D. (2009) Thermal-hydrologic-mechanical-chemical processes in the evolution of engineered geothermal reservoirs. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 46, pp. 855-864.pdf

  134. Min, K.-B., Rutqvist, J., and Elsworth, D. (2009) Chemically- and mechanically-mediated influences on the transport and mechanical characteristics of rock fractures. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 46, No. 1, pp 80-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2008.04.002 pdf

  135. Faoro, I., Niemeijer, A., Marone, C., and Elsworth, D. (2009) The influence of shear and deviatoric stress on the evolution of fractures in novaculite and diorite. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 114, B01201, http://dx.doi.org/10:1029/2007JB005372 pdf

  136. Elsworth, D., Mattioli, G.S., Taron, J., Voight, B., Herd, R. (2008) Implications of magma transfer between multiple reservoirs on eruption cycling. Science. Vol. 322, pp. 246-248. pdf

  137. Zhang, H.B., Liu, J., and Elsworth, D. (2008) How sorption-induced matrix deformation affects gas flow in coal seams: a new FE model. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1226-1236. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2007.11.007  pdf

  138. Sheng, J.C. Liu, J., Zhu, W.C., Elsworth, D., and Liu, J.X. (2008) Stress analysis of a borehole in saturated rocks under in situ mechanical, hydrological and thermal interactions. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 30:2. Pp. 157-169. pdf

  139. Tang, C.A., Liang, Z.Z., Zhang, Y.B., Chang, X., Tao, X., Wang, D.G. Zhang, J.X., Liu, J.S., Zhu, W.C., and Elsworth, D. (2008) Fracture spacing in layered materials: a new explanation based on two-dimensional failure process modeling. Amer. J. Science, Vol. 308, pp 49-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/01.2008.02 pdf

  140. Yasuhara, H., and Elsworth, D. (2008) Compaction of a fracture moderated by competing roles of stress corrosion and pressure solution. Pure and Appl. Geophys., Vol. 165, No. 7. pp. 1289 – 1306. pdf

  141. Lee, D.-S., Elsworth, D., and Hryciw, R. (2008) Hydraulic conductivity measurements from on-the-fly uCPT sounding and from VisCPT. J. Geotech. and Geo-Env. Eng., Vol. 134, No. 12, pp. 1720-1729. pdf

  142. Niemeijer, A., Marone, C., and Elsworth, D. (2008) Healing of simulated fault gouges aided by pressure solution: results from rock analogue experiments. J. Geophys. Res., 113, B04204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JB005376 pdf

  143. Rutqvist, J., Freifeld, B., Min, K.-B., Elsworth, D., and Tsang, Y. (2008) Analysis of thermally induced changes in fractured rock permeability during eight years of heating and cooling at the Yucca Mountain drift scale test – identification of irreversible changes. Int. J. R. Mech. Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1373 – 1389. pdf

  144. Samuelson, J. Marone, C., Voight, B., and Elsworth, D. (2008) Laboratory investigation of the frictional behavior of granular volcanic material. J. Volc. And Geotherm. Res. Vol. 3-4 pp. 265-279. pdf

  145. Sawyer, A., Flemings, P., Elsworth, D., Kinoshita, M. (2008) Response of submarine hydrologic monitoring instruments to formation pressure changes: Theory and application to Nankai advanced CORKs. J. Geophys. Res. Vol 113, B01102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JB005132 pdf

  146. Elsworth, D. and Lee, D.S. (2007) Limits in determining permeability from on-the-fly uCPT soundings. Géotechnique. Vol. 57, No. 8. pp. 679-685. pdf

  147. Mattioli, G.S., Voight, B., Linde, A.T., Sacks, I.S., Watts, P., Widiwijayanti, C., Young, S.R., Hidayat, D., Elsworth, D., Malin, P.E., Shalev, E., Van Boskirk, E., Johnsston, W., Sparks, R.S.J., Neuberg, J., Bass, V., Dunkley, P., Herd, R. Syers, T., Williams, P., Williams, D. (2007) Unique and remarkable dilatometer measurements of pyroclastic flow-generated tsunamis. Geology. Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 25-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G22931A.1 pdf

  148. Taron, J., Elsworth, D., Thompson, G., and Voight, B. (2007) Mechanisms for rainfall-concurrent lava dome collapse at Sourfière Hills volcano, 2000-2002. J. Volcan. & Geotherm. Res. Vol. 1 pp. 195-209. pdf

  149. Yang, T.H. Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Zhu, W.C., Tham, L.G. and Tang, C.A. (2007) A coupled flow-stress-damage model for groundwater outbursts from an underlying aquifer into mining excavations. Int. J. R. Mech., Vol. 44. pp. 87 – 97. pdf

  150. Ouyang, Z., Elsworth, D., et al. (2007) Characterization of hydraulic fracture with inflated dislocation moving within a semi-infinite medium, Journal of China University of Mining & Technology, June. Vol.17 No.2, pp 220-225.

  151. Ouyang, Z., Elsworth, D., et al. (2007) A poroelastic PKN hydraulic fracture model incorporating dislocation theory: Part A. Progress in Mining Science and Safety Technology, Science Press USA Inc., ISBN 978-7-03-018737-6,  pp. 384-390.

  152. Yasuhara, H., Elsworth, D., Polak, A., Liu, J., Grader, A., and Halleck, P. (2006) Spontaneous permeability switching in fractures in carbonate: lumped parameter representation of mechanically- and chemically-mediated dissolution. Transp. in P. Media. Vol. 65, pp. 385-409. pdf

  153. Liu, J., Sheng, J., Polak, A.B., Elsworth, D., Yasuhara, H., and Grader, A.S. (2006) A fully-coupled hydrological-mechanical-chemical model for fracture sealing and preferential opening. Int. J. R. Mechs. And Min. Sci.. Vol. 43, No. 1., pp. 23-36. pdf

  154. Yasuhara, H., and Elsworth, D. (2006) A numerical model simulating reactive transport and evolution of fracture permeability. Int. J. Num. and Anal. Meth. in Geomechs. Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 1039 – 1062. pdf

  155. Elsworth, D., and Yasuhara, H. (2006) Short timescale chemo-mechanical effects and their influence on the transport properties of fractured rock. Pure and Appl. Geophys. Vol. 163, pp. 2051 - 2070. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00024-006-0113-3 pdf

  156. Voight, B.; Linde, A. T.; Sacks, I. S.; Mattioli, G. S.; Sparks, R. S. J.; Elsworth, D.; Hidayat, D.; Malin, P. E.; Shalev, E.; Widiwijayanti, C.; Young, S. R.; Bass, V.; Clarke, A.; Dunkley, P.; Johnston, W.; McWhorter, N.; Neuberg, J.; Williams, P. (2006) Unprecedented pressure increase in deep magma reservoir triggered by lava-dome collapse Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 33, No. 3, L03312 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2005GL024870 [Cover page article in GRL; AGU highlighted paper; cited and abstracted in Nature] pdf

  157. Elsworth, D., Lee, D.S., Hryciw, R., Shin, S. (2006) Pore pressure response following undrained uCPT sounding in a dilating soil. J. Geotech. and Geoenv. Eng. Vol. 132, No. 11. pp. 1485 - 1495. pdf

  158. Yasuhara, H., Polak, A., Mitani, Y., Grader, A., Halleck, P., and Elsworth, D. (2006) Evolution of fracture permeability through fluid-rock reaction under hydrothermal conditions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 244, pp. 186 – 200. pdf

  159. Zhu, W.C., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Polak, A., Grader, A., Sheng, J.C., and Liu, J.X. (2005) Tracer transport in a fractured chalk: x-ray characterization and digital image-based (DIB) simulation. Transport in Porous Media. Vol. 70, pp. 25 – 42. pdf

  160. Yasuhara, H., Polak, A., Mitani, Y., Grader, A., Halleck, P., and Elsworth, D. (2005) Evolution of fracture permeability through reactive flow at elevated temperature. Trans. Geotherm. Res. Council. Vol. 29, pp. 437 – 441. pdf

  161. Zhu, W.C., Liu, J., Yang, T.H., Sheng, J.C., and Elsworth, D. (2006) Effects of local heterogeneities on the hydromechanics of fractured rocks. Int. J. R. Mechs. Vol. 43, pp. 1182 – 1199. pdf

  162. Widiwijayanti, C., Clarke, A., Elsworth, D., and Voight, B.(2005) Geodetic constraints on the shallow magma system at Soufrière Hills volcano, Montserrat. Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 32, L11309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2005GL022846 [AGU Editor’s Citation] pdf

  163. Yasuhara, H., Marone, C., and Elsworth, D. (2005) Fault zone restrengthening and frictional healing: the role of pressure solution. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 110, B06310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2004JB003327 pdf

  164. Ouyang, Z. Elsworth, D., et al. (2005) Theory of volumetric moving dislocation in a poroelastic halfspace and characterization of magma intrusion events. J. China University of Geosciences, Vol. 16, No.1, pp 58-65.

  165. Liu, J, Polak, A, Elsworth, D, and Grader, A. (2005) Dissolution-induced preferential flow in a limestone fracture. J. Contam. Hydrol. Vol. 78, No. 1-2, pp. 53-70.

  166. Vinciguerra, S., Elsworth, D., and Malone, S. (2005) The 1980 pressure response and flank failure of Mt. St. Helens (USA) inferred by seismic scaling exponents. J. Volc. and Geotherm. Res. Vol. 144, pp. 155-168. pdf

  167. Elsworth, D. and Lee, D.S. (2005) Permeability determination from on-the-fly piezocone sounding. ASCE J. Geotech and Geoenv Eng., Vol. 131, No. 5, pp. 643 – 653. pdf

  168. Elsworth, D. and Lee, D.S. (2005) Indentation of a free-falling lance penetrometer into a poroelastic seabed. Int. J. Num. & Anal. Meth. in Geomechs., Vol. 29, pp. 141-162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nag.408 pdf

  169. Simmons, J., Elsworth, D., and Voight, B. (2005) Classification and idealized limit-equilibrium analyses of dome collapses at Sourfière Hills volcano, Montserrat, during growth of the first lava dome: November 1995 to March 1998. J. Volc. and Geotherm. Res., Vol. 139, pp. 241-258; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2004.08.009 pdf

  170. Polak, A., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., and Grader, A. (2004) Spontaneous switching of permeability changes in a limestone fracture under net dissolution. Water. Resour. Res., Vol. 40, W03502, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003WR002717 pdf

  171. Yasuhara, H., Elsworth, D., and Polak, A. (2004) The evolution of permeability in a natural fracture: significant role of pressure solution. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 109, B03204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003JB002663 pdf

  172. Simmons, J., Elsworth, D., and Voight, B. (2004) Stability of exogenous lava domes during intense precipitation. Bull. Volcanol., Vol., 66, pp. 725–734; http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00445-004-0353-y pdf

  173. Elsworth, D., Voight, B., Thompson, G., and Young, S.R. (2004) A thermal-hydrologic mechanism for rainfall-triggered collapse of lava domes. Geology. Vol. 32, No. 11; pp. 969–972; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G20730.1 pdf

  174. Lee, D.S. and Elsworth, D. (2004) Indentation of a sharp penetrometer into a poroelastic seabed, Am. Soc. Civ. Eng., J. E. Mech., Vol. 130, No. 2, pp. 170-179. pdf

  175. Yasuhara, H., Elsworth, D., and Polak, A. (2003) A mechanistic model for compaction of granular aggregates moderated by pressure solution. J. Geophys. Res. 108(B11), 2530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003JB002536 pdf

  176. Polak, A., Elsworth, D., Yasuhara, H., Grader, A.S., and Halleck, P.M. (2003) Permeability reduction of a natural fracture under net dissolution by hydrothermal fluids, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(20), 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003GL017575 pdf

  177. Elsworth, D. and Voight, B. (2001) The mechanics of harmonic gas-pressurization and failure of lava domes. Geophys. J. Int., of the R. Astronomical Soc., 145, 187 – 198. pdf

  178. Elsworth, D. (2001) Mechanical response of lined and unlined heated drifts. R. Mechs. and R. Eng., Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 201-216. pdf

  179. Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Brady, B.H., and Mulhaus, H. (2000) Strain-dependent fluid flow defined through rock mass classification schemes. R. Mech. and R. Eng., Vol. 33, No. 2, pp 75-92. pdf

  180. Voight, B. and Elsworth, D. (2000) Instability and collapse of lava domes. Geophys. Res. Let., Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-4. pdf

  181. Liu, J., Elsworth, D. and Brady, B. H. G. (1999) A coupled hydromechanical system defined through rock mass classification schemes. Int. J. Num. and Anal. Meth. in Geomechs.. Vol. 23, No. 15, pp. 1945 – 1960. pdf

  182. Bai, M., Bouhroum, A. and Elsworth, D. (1999) Minimizing numerical oscillation in coupled flow problems. Oil Gas – European Mag., Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 37-39.

  183. Liu, J., Elsworth, D. and Brady, B. H. G. (1999) Linking stress-dependent effective porosity and hydraulic conductivity fields to RMR. Int. J. R. Mech., Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr., Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 581-596. pdf

  184. Bai, M., Meng, F., Elsworth, D., Zamman, M., Scott, T.E. and Roegiers, J.-C. (1999) Numerical modeling of coupled flow and deformation in fractured rock specimens. Int. J. Num. and Anal. Meth. in Geomechs., Vol. 23, pp. 141-160.

  185. Bai, M., Meng, F., Elsworth, D. and Roegiers, J.-C. (1999) Analysis of stress-dependent permeability in non-orthogonal flow and deformation fields. Submitted for publication, R. Mech. and R. Eng., vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 195 – 219. pdf

  186. Elsworth, D. and Day, S. J. (1999) Flank collapse triggered by intrusion: the Canarian and Cape Verde archipelagoes. J. Volcanol. & Geotherm. Res., Vol. 95, No. 1-4, pp. 323 – 340. pdf

  187. Liu, J. and Elsworth, D. (1999) Evaluation of pore water pressure fluctuation around an advancing longwall panel. Adv. Water Res., Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 633 – 644. pdf

  188. Elsworth, D. (1998) Indention of a sharp penetrometer in a poroelastic medium. Int. J. Solids and Struct., Vol. 35, No. 34-35, pp. 4895 - 4904. pdf

  189. Kim, J.-M., Parizek, R.R., and Elsworth, D. (1998) Evaluation of fully-coupled strata deformation and groundwater flow in response to longwall mining. Int. J. R. Mechs., Min. Sci. and Geomechs. Abstr., Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 1187 – 1200. pdf

  190. Liu, J. and Elsworth, D. (1998) Three-dimensional effects of hydraulic conductivity enhancement and desaturation around mined panels. Int. J. R. Mechs., Min. Sci. and Geomechs. Abstr., Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 1139 - 1152. pdf

  191. Bai, M., Elsworth, D., Inyang, H.I. and Roegiers, J-.C. (1997) Modeling non-uniform solute transport using a triple porosity model. J. Environmental Eng. Div. ASCE, Vol. 123, No. 11, pp. 1116 - 1125.

  192. Liu, J., Elsworth, D. and Matetic, R.J. (1997) Evaluation of the post-mining groundwater regime following longwall mining. Hydrological Processes, Vol. 11, 1945-1961. pdf

  193. Voight, B. and Elsworth, D. (1997) Failure of volcano slopes. Geotechnique, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1 - 31. pdf

  194. Bai, M., Meng, F., Elsworth, D., Zaman, Z. and Roegiers, J.-C. (1997) Numerical modeling of stress-dependent permeability, Int. J. R. Mech. and Min. Sci., Vol. 34, No. 3-4, Paper No. 020. pdf

  195. Liu, J., Elsworth, D. and Brady, B.H. (1997) Analytical evaluation of post-excavation hydraulic conductivity field around a tunnel. Int. J. R. Mech. and Min. Sci., Vol. 34, No. 3-4, Paper No. 181. pdf

  196. Piggott, A. R. and Elsworth, D. (1996) Displacement of formation fluids by hydraulic fracturing. Geotechnique, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 671 - 681. pdf

  197. Sims, J.E., Elsworth, D. and Cherry, J.A. (1996) Stress dependent flow through fractured clay till: a laboratory study. Can. Geotech. J., Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 449 - 457. pdf

  198. Fischer, M.P., Elsworth, D., Alley, R.B. and Engelder, J.T. (1996) Finite element analysis of the modified ring test for determining Mode I fracture toughness. Int. J. R. Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr., Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1 - 16. pdf

  199. Bai, M., Roegiers, J.-C., and Elsworth, D. (1995) Poromechanical response of fractured porous rock masses. J. Petro. Sci. & Eng., Vol. 13, pp. 155 - 168. pdf

  200. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D., (1995) Modeling of miscible flow in multi-component porous media. Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 19 - 46. pdf

  201. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1995) Influence of mining geometry on mine hydro-geo-mechanics. Trans. Society of Mining Engineers, Vol. 296, July, pp 1856 - 1863. pdf

  202. Matetic, R.J., Liu, J. and Elsworth, D. (1995) Modeling the effects of longwall mining on the ground water system. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Report of Investigations, RI 9561, ISSN 1066-5552, 14 pp.

  203. Elsworth, D. and Voight, B. (1995) Dike intrusion as a trigger for large earthquakes and the failure of volcano flanks. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 100, No. B4, April, pp. 6005-6024. pdf

  204. Elsworth, D. and Liu, J. (1995) Topographic influence of longwall mining on groundwater. Groundwater, Vol. 33, No. 5, September-October, pp. 786 - 793. pdf

  205. Li, J. and Elsworth, D. (1995) A Gauss-Newton method for aquifer parameter identification. Groundwater, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 662 - 668. pdf

  206. Bai, M., Bouhroum, A. and Elsworth, D. (1994) Some aspects of solving advection dominated flows. Hydrocarbon Technology, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 11 - 17. pdf

  207. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1994) Modeling of subsidence and stress-dependent hydraulic conductivity for intact rock and fractured porous media. R. Mech. and R. Eng., Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 209 - 234. pdf

  208. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Dual-porosity poroelastic approach to behavior of porous media over a mining panel. Trans. Inst. Mng. & Met., U.K., Section A, Vol. 102, pp. 114 - 124. pdf

  209. Bai, M., Elsworth, D. and Roegiers, J-.C. (1993) Modeling of naturally fractured reservoirs using deformation-dependent flow mechanism. Int. J. R. Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr., Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 1185 - 1191. pdf

  210. Ouyang, Z. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Evaluation of groundwater flow into mined panels. Int. J. R. Mechs. Min. Sci. & Geomechs. Abstr. Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 71 - 80. pdf

  211. Piggott, A.R. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Laboratory assessment of the equivalent apertures of a rock fracture. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 13, pp. 1387 - 1390. pdf

  212. Piggott, A.R. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Characterization of fracture aperture by inverse analysis. Can. Geotech. J., Vol. 30, pp. 637 - 646. pdf

  213. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Multi-porosity/multi-permeability approach to the simulation of naturally fractured reservoirs. Water Resour. Res., Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 1621 - 1633. pdf

  214. Elsworth, D. (1993) Analysis of piezocone data using dislocation based methods. J. Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 119, No. 10, pp. 1601 - 1623. pdf

  215. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1993) Transient poroelastic response of porous media over a mining panel. Engineering Geology, Vol. 35, pp. 49 - 64. pdf

  216. Elsworth, D. and Voight, B. (1992) Theory of dike intrusion in a saturated porous solid. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 97, No. B6, pp. 9105 - 9117. pdf

  217. Xiang, J. and Elsworth, D. (1992) Direct and integration methods of parameter estimation of groundwater transport systems. Appl. Math. Model., Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 404 - 413. pdf

  218. Piggott, A.R. and Elsworth, D. (1992) Analytical models for flow through obstructed domains. J. Geoph. Res., Vol. 97, No. B2, pp. 2085 - 2093. pdf

  219. Elsworth, D. (1992). Pore pressure response due to penetration through layered media. Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. in Geomechs., Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 45 - 64. pdf

  220. Elsworth, D. and Bai, M. (1992). Flow-deformation response of dual porosity media. J. Geotech. Eng. Div., ASCE, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 107 - 124. pdf

  221. Elsworth, D. (1991). Dislocation analysis of penetration in saturated porous media. J. Eng. Mech. Div., ASCE, Vol. 117, No. 2, pp 391-408. pdf

  222. Ylinen, A.M. and Elsworth, D. (1991). Heat and mass transfer around an advancing penetrometer. Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 1407 - 1416. pdf

  223. Ouyang, Z. and Elsworth, D. (1991). A phenomenological failure criterion for brittle rock. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Vol. 24, pp. 133 - 153. pdf

  224. Xiang, J. and Elsworth, D. (1990) Parameter identification of nonsteady groundwater flow systems. Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 15, pp. 259 - 269. pdf

  225. Xiang, J. and Elsworth, D. (1990). Low-order finite elements for parameter identification in groundwater flow. Appl. Math. Model., Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 256 - 266. pdf

  226. Elsworth, D. (1990). A comparative evaluation of the parallel flow and spherical reservoir models of HDR geothermal systems. J. Volcanology and Geothermal Res., Vol. 44, pp. 283 - 293. pdf

  227. Bai, M. and Elsworth, D. (1990). Some aspects of mining under aquifers in China. Min. Sci. and Tech., Vol. 10, pp. 81 - 91. pdf

  228. Bai, M., Elsworth, D., Li, Z. and Tomlin, N. (1990). Evaluation of stresses and displacements induced in discretely layered media. Int. J. R. Mechs. Min. Sci., Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 23 - 31.

  229. Elsworth, D. (1990). Theory of partially drained piezometer insertion. J. Geotech. Eng. Div., ASCE, Vol. 116, No. 6, pp. 899 - 914. pdf

  230. Zhihua, O. and Elsworth, D. (1989). An adaptive characteristics method for advective-diffusive transport. Appl. Math. Model., Vol. 13, pp 682-692. pdf

  231. Elsworth, D. (1989). Thermal recovery from a multiple stimulated HDR reservoir. Geothermics, Vol. 18, No. 5/6, pp. 761-774. pdf

  232. Elsworth, D. (1989). Theory of thermal recovery from a spherically stimulated HDR reservoir. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 94, No. B2, pp. 1927 - 1934. pdf

  233. Elsworth, D. and Xiang, J. (1989). A reduced degree of freedom model for permeability enhancement in blocky rock. Geothermics, Vol. 18, No. 5/6, pp. 691-709. pdf

  234. Piggott, A. R. and Elsworth, D. (1989). Physical and numerical studies of a fracture system model. Water Resour. Res., Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 457 - 462. pdf

  235. Elsworth, D. (1989). Thermal permeability enhancement of blocky rocks: plane and radial flow. Proceedings E.E.C. and C.N.R.S. Workshop of Fluid Flow Through Strong Fractured Rocks, Garchy, France, April. 24 pages. and Int. J. R. Mech. Min. Sci., Vol. 26, No. 3/4, pp. 329 - 339. pdf

  236. Elsworth, D. (1987). A boundary element-finite element procedure for porous and fractured media flow. Water Resources Research, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 551 - 560. pdf

  237. Elsworth, D. and Goodman, R. E. (1987). Numerical modelling of fractured rock masses using coupled numerical schemes. Chapter 46 in, Coupled Processes Associated with Nuclear Waste Repositories, Edited by C. F. Tsang, Academic Press. pdf

  238. Elsworth, D. (1986). A model to evaluate the transient hydraulic response of three-dimensional sparsely fractured rock masses. Water Resources Research, Vol. 22, No. 13, pp. 1809 - 1819. pdf

  239. Elsworth, D. (1986). A hybrid boundary element - finite element analysis procedure for fluid flow simulation in fractured rock masses. International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 569 - 584. pdf

  240. Elsworth, D. and Doe, T. W. (1986). Application of non-linear flow laws in determining rock fissure geometry from single borehole pumping tests. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Min. Sci., Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 245 - 254. pdf

  241. Elsworth, D. and Goodman, R. E. (1986). Characterization of rock fissure hydraulic conductivity using idealized wall roughness profiles. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Min. Sci., Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 233 - 244. pdf

  242. Elsworth, D. (1986). Wedge stability around a circular tunnel: plane strain condition. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Min. Sci., Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 177 - 182. pdf