Jens Birkholzer Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:  

2019

  1. Agartan, E., Illangasekare, T.H., Vargas-Johnson, J., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2019), Investigation on Contribution of Heterogeneous Semi-Confining Shale Layers on Mixing and Storage of Dissolved CO2 Using Intermediate-Scale Laboratory Experiments, TBD.
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F., Bond, A.E., Hudson, J.A., Jing, L., Stephansson, O. (2019): 25 Years of DECOVALEX – Research Advances and Lessons Learned from an International Model Comparison Initiative, submitted to International Journal and Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences.
  3. González-Nicolás, A., Cihan, A., Petrusak, R., Zhou, Q., Trautz, R., Riestenberg, D., Godec, M., Birkholzer, J.T. (2019): Optimization of Brine Extraction in Geological CO2 Storage: Adaptive Pressure Management under Poorly Characterized Reservoir Conditions, submitted to International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.
  4. Guglielmi, Y., Nussbaum, C., Jeanne, P., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2019): Influence of Stress on Fluid Leakage in a Fault Zone in Shales Estimated from Downhole Displacements and Pressure Measurements Recorded During In Situ Hydraulic Injection, submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research.
  5. Faybishenko, B., Birkholzer, J.T., Persoff, P., Budnitz, B., Sassani, D. and Swift, P. (2019): International Approaches for Nuclear Waste Disposal in Geological Formations: Geological Challenges in Radioactive Waste Isolation—Fifth Worldwide Review, submitted to Oxford Research Encyclopedia (ORE).
  6. Zheng, L., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2019): Coupled THMC Models for Bentonite in a Clay-Host Rock Repository for Nuclear Waste: Illitization and its Effect on Stress Under High Temperature, submitted to Journal of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering.
  7. Zheng, L., Spycher, N.F., Bianchi, M., Pugh, J.D., Varadharajan, C., Tinnacher, R.M., Birkholzer, J.T., Trautz, R.C. (2019): Impacts of Elevated Dissolved CO2 on a Shallow Groundwater System: Reactive Transport Modeling of the Field Test, accepted for publication in Chemical Geology.
  8. Jeanne, P., Rutqvist, J., Wainwright, M., Foxall, W., Bachmann, C., Zhou, Q., Pio Rinaldi, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2019): Effects of In-Situ Stress Measurement Uncertainties on the Assessment of the Seismic Activity and Risk Associated with a Hypothetical Industrial-Scale Geologic CO2 Sequestration Operation, accepted for publication in Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

2018

  1. Cappa, F., Guglielmi, Y., Nussbaum, C., Birkholzer, J.T. (2018): On the Relationship between Fault Permeability Increases, Induced Stress Perturbation, and the Growth of Aseismic Slip during Fluid Injection, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 10.1029/2018GL080233, pp. 11012-11020. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2018GL080233
  2. Blanco-Martin, L., Rutqvist, J., Battistelli, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2018): Modeling of Coupled Processes in Rock Salt and Crushed Salt Related to Disposal of Heat-Generating Nuclear Waste Including Halite Solubility Constraints, Transport in Porous Media, 124, pp. 159-182. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11242-018-1057-7
  3. Birkholzer, J.T., Bond, A.E., Hudson, J.A., Jing, L., Tsang, C.-F., Shao, H., Kolditz, O. (2018): DECOVALEX-2015 – An International Collaboration for Advancing the Understanding and Modeling of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical (THMC) Processes in Geological Systems, Environmental Earth Sciences, 77(14). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-018-7697-7
  4. Cihan, A., Wang, S., Tokunaga, T., Birkholzer, J.T. (2018): The Role of Capillary Hysteresis and Pore-Scale Heterogeneity in Limiting the Migration of Buoyant Immiscible Fluids in Porous Media, Water Resources Research, 54(7), 2018WR022741, pp. 4309-4318. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2018WR022741
  5. Jeanne, P., Guglielmi, Y., Rutqvist, J., Nussbaum, C., Birkholzer, J.T. (2018): Permeability Variations Associated With Fault Reactivation in a Claystone Formation Investigated by Field Experiments and Numerical Simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 123(2), pp. 1694-1710. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JB015149.
  6. Graupner, B.J., Shao, H., Wang, X.R., Nguyen, T.S., Li, Z., Rutqvist, J., Chen, F., Birkholzer, J.T., Wang, W.Q., Kolditz, O., Pan, P.Z., Feng, X.T., Lee, C., Maekawa, K., Stoffhof, S., Manepally, C., Dasgupta, B., Ofoegbu, G., Fedors, R., Barnichon, J.D., Ballarini, E., Bauer, S., Garitte, B. (2018): Comparative Modelling of the Coupled THM Processes in a Heated Bentonite Pellet Column with Hydration, Environmental Earth Sciences, 77(3), pp. 1-16. https://link.springer.com/epdf/10.1007/s12665-018-7255-3 .
  7. Siirila-Woodburn, E.R., Steefel, C.I., Williams, K.H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2018): Predicting the Impact of Land Management Decisions on Overland Flow Generation: Implications for Cesium Contamination in Forested Fukushima Watersheds, Advances in Water Resources, 113, pp. 42-54. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309170817305158 .
  8. Tsang, C.F., Lippmann, M., Dobson, P., Tsang, Y., Faybishenko, B., Benson, S.M., Birkholzer, J.T., Finsterle, S., Hawkes, Hubbard, S., Liu, H.-H., Oldenburg, C.M., Pruess, K., Sonnenthal, E., Villavert, M., Wang, J., Wu, Y.-W., Zimmerman, R.W. (2018), Commemorating Dr. Gudmundur “Bo” Bodvarsson (1951-2006), Leader of the Deep Unsaturated Flow and Transport Investigations, Water, 10(1), pp. 1-3. http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/10/1/18.

2017

  1. González-Nicolás, A., Trevisan, L., Illangasekare, T., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Enhancing Capillary Trapping Effectiveness Through Proper Time Scheduling of Injection of Supercritical CO2 in Heterogeneous Formations, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 7(2), pp. 339-352. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ghg.1646
  2. Zheng, L., Rutqvist, J., Xu, H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Coupled THMC Models for Bentonite in an Argillite Repository for Nuclear Waste: Illitization and Its Effect on Stress Under High Temperature, Engineering Geology, 230, pp. 118- 129. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795217304180?via%3Dihub.
  3. Zhou, Q., Oldenburg, C.M., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Revisiting the Fundamental Analytical Solutions of Heat and Mass Transfer: The Kernel of Multirate and Multidimensional Diffusion, Water Resources Research, 53, pp. 9960-9979. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017WR021040/epdf.
  4. Jeanne, P., Guglielmi, Y., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Nussbaum, C. (2017): Field Characterization of Elastic Properties Variations in a Fault Zone Reactivated by Fluid Injection, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122(8), pp. 6583-6598. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JB014384/abstract
  5. Jeanne, P., Rutqvist, J., Wainwright, H.M., Rinaldi, A.P., Foxall, W., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Effects of the Distribution and Evolution of the Coefficient of Friction Along a Fault on the Assessment of the Seismic Activity Associated with a Hypothetical Industrial-Scale Geologic CO2 Sequestration Operation, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 66, pp. 254-263. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583616306053
  6. Blanco-Martin, L., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Extension of TOUGH-FLAC to the Finite Strain Framework, Computers & Geosciences, 108, pp. 64-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009830041630601X?via%3Dihub
  7. Kim, K., Rutqvist, J., Nakagawa, S., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): TOUGH-RBSN Simulator for Hydraulic Fracture Propagation within Fractured Media: Model Validations Against Laboratory Experiments, Computers & Geosciences, 108, pp. 72-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098300417305885
  8. Agartan, E., Cihan, A., Illangasekare, T., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J. T. (2017): Mixing and Trapping of Dissolved CO2 in Deep Geologic Formations with Shale Layers, Advances in Water Resources, 105, pp. 67-81. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309170816305152
  9. Garitte, B., Nguyen, T.S., Barnichon, J.D., Graupner, B.J., Lee, C., Maekawa, K., Ofoegbu, G., Manepally, C., Dasgupta, B., Pan, P.Z., Feng, X., Rutqvist, J., Chen, F., Birkholzer, J.T., Wang, W.Q., Kolditz, O., Shao, H. (2017): Modelling the Mont-Terri HE-D Experiment for the Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Response of a Bedded Argillaceous Formation to Heating, Environmental Earth Sciences, 76(345), pp. 1-20. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-017-6662-1
  10. Bossart, P., Bernier, F, Birkholzer, J.T., Bruggeman, C., Connolli, P., Dewonck, S., Fukaya, M., Herfort, M., Jensen, M., Matray, J., Mayor. J, Moeri, A., Oyama, T., Schuster, K., Shigeta, N., Vietor, T., Wieczorek, K. (2017): Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, 20 Years of Research: Introduction, Site Characteristics and Overview of Experiments, Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 110 (1), pp. 3-22. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00015-016-0236-1
  11. Zhou, Q., Oldenburg, C.M., Birkholzer, J.T., Spangler, L.H. (2017): Approximate Solutions for Diffusive Fracture-Matrix Transfer: Application to Storage of Dissolved CO2 in Fractured Rocks, Water Resources Research, 53 (2), pp. 1746-1762. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016WR019868/full
  12. Doughty, C., Tsang C., Rosberg, J., Juhlin, C., Dobson, P.F., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Flowing Fluid Electric Conductivity (FFEC) Logging of a Deep Borehole During and Following Drilling: Estimation of Transmissivity, Water Salinity and Hydraulic Head of Conductive Zones, Hydrogeology Journal, 25(2), pp. 501-517. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10040-016-1497-5.
  13. Siirila-Woodburn, E., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): A Risk Map Methodology to Assess the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Geologic Carbon Storage Leakage Into Groundwater, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 59, pp. 99-109. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583616306338
  14. Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T., Trevisan, L., Gonzalez-Nicolas, A., Illangasekare, T. (2017): Investigation of Representing Hysteresis in Macroscopic Models of Two-phase Flow in Porous Media Using Intermediate Scale Experimental Data, Water Resources Research, 53 (1), pp. 199-221. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016WR019449/full
  15. Trevisan, L., Pini, R., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., González-Nicolás, A., Illanga-sekare, T. (2017): Imaging and Quantification of Spreading and Trapping of Carbon Dioxide in Saline Aquifers Using Meter-scale Laboratory Experiments, Water Resources Research, 53 (1), pp. 485-502. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016WR019749/abstract;jsessionid=FF5FAB94CF10647856B650343FE90820.f02t02
  16. Garritte, B., Shao, H., Wang, X.R., Nguyen, T.S., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Wang, W.Q., Kolditz, O., Pan, P.Z., Feng, X., Lee, C., Graupner, B.J., Maekawa, K., Manepally, C., Dasgupta, B., Stothoff, S., Ofoegbu, G., Fedors, R., Barnichon, J.D. (2017): Evaluation of the Predictive Capability of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Models for a Heated Bentonite/Clay System (HE-E) in the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Environmental Earth Sciences, 76(64), pp. 1‑18. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6367-x
  17. Stringfellow, W., Camarillo, M.K., Domen, J., Sandelin, W., Varadharajan, C., Jordan, P., Reagan, M., Cooley, H., Heberger, M., Birkholzer, J.T. (2017): Identifying Chemicals of Concern in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Used for Oil Production, Environmental Pollution, 220, pp. 413-420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.09.082
  18. Asahina, D., Aoyago, K., Kim, K., Birkholzer, J.T., Bolander, J.E. (2017): Elastically-Homogeneous Lattice Models of Damage in Geomaterials, Computers and Geotechnics, 81, pp. 195-206. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X16301835

2016 

  1. Vilarrasa, V., Rutqvist, J., Blanco-Martin, L. Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2016): Use of a Dual Structure Constitutive Model for Predicting the Long-term Behavior of an Expansive Clay Buffer in a Nuclear Waste Repository, International Journal of Geomechanics, 16(6), pp. D4015005:1-11.
    http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000603
  2. Blanco-Martin, L., Wolters, R., Rutqvist, J., Lux, K.-H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2016): Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Modeling of a Large-Scale Heater Test to Investigate Rock Salt and Crushed Salt Behavior Under Repository Conditions for Heat-Generating Nuclear Waste, Computers and Geotechnics, 77, pp. 120-133. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X1630074X
  3. Bianchi, M., Zheng, L., Birkholzer, J.T (2016): Combining Multiple Lower-Fidelity Models for Emulating Complex Model Responses for CCS Environmental Risk Assessment, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 46, pp. 248-258. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583616300093

2015

  1. Trevisan, L., Pini, R., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., Illangasekare, T. (2015): Experimental Analysis of Spatial Correlation Effects on Capillary Trapping of Supercritical CO2 at the Intermediate Laboratory Scale in Heterogeneous Porous Media, Water Resources Research, 51(11), pp. 8791-8805. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015WR017440/full
  2. Jung, Y., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): On the Detection of Leakage Pathways in Geological CO2 Storage Systems using Pressure Monitoring Data: Impact of Model Uncertainties, Advances in Water Resources, 84, pp. 112-124. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309170815001773
  3. Cihan, A., Bianchi, M., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): Optimal Well Placement and Brine Extraction for Pressure Management during CO2 Sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 42, pp. 175-187. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583615300335
  4. Zheng, L., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Liu, H.-H. (2015): On the Impact of Higher Temperature in Clay Repositories with Bentonite Engineer Barrier System: a Study with Coupled Thermal, Hydrogeological, Chemical, and Mechanical Modeling, Journal of Engineering Geology, 197, pp. 278-295. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795215300557
  5. Birkholzer, J.T., Oldenburg, C.M., Zhou, Q. (2015): CO2 Migration and Pressure Evolution in Deep Saline Aquifers, Special Issue on State of the Art – 10 Years on from IPCC/SRCCS, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 40, pp. 203-220. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583615001140#
  6. Asahina, D., Ito, K., Houseworth, J.E., Birkholzer, J.T., Bolander, J.E. (2015): Simulating the Poisson Effect in Lattice Models of Elastic Continua, Computers and Geotechnics, 70, pp. 60-67. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X15001627
  7. Blanco-Martin, L., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): Long-term Modelling of the Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Response of a Generic Salt Repository for High-Level Nuclear Waste, Journal of Engineering Geology, 193, pp. 198-211. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795215001301
  8. Zheng, L., Spycher, N.F., Varadharajan, C.,Tinnacher, R.M., Pugh, J.D., Bianchi, M., Birkholzer, J.T., Nico, P.S., Trautz, R.C. (2015): On the Mobilization of Metals by CO2 Leakage into Shallow Aquifers: Exploring Release Mechanisms by Modeling Field and Laboratory Experiments, Greenhouse Gases – Science and Technology, 5(4), pp. 403-418. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ghg.1493/abstract
  9. Bandilla, K.W., Celia, M.A., Birkholzer, J.T., Cihan, A., Leister, E.C. (2015): Overview of Approaches for Modeling of Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Saline Aquifers, Ground Water, 53(3), pp. 362-377. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gwat.12315/abstract
  10. Bianchi, M., Liu, H.-H.., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): Radionuclide Transport Behavior in a Generic Geological Radioactive Waste Repository, Ground Water, 53(3), pp. 440-451. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gwat.12171/abstract
  11. Agartan, E., Trevisan, L., Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J. T., Zhou, Q., Illangasekare, T. H. (2015): Experimental Study on Effects of Geologic Heterogeneity in Enhancing Dissolution Trapping of Supercritical CO2, Water Resources Research, 51(3), pp. 1635-1648. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014WR015778/full
  12. Mukhopadhyay, S., Doughty, C., Bacon, D., Li, J., Wei, L., Yamamoto, H., Gasda, S., Hosseini, S.A., Nicot, J.P., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): Comparison of Selected Flow Models of the S-3 Site in the Sim-SEQ Project, Transport in Porous Media, 108, pp. 207-231. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11242-014-0361-0
  13. Blanco-Martin, L., Wolters, R., Rutqvist, J., Lux, K.-H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2015): Comparison of Two Simulators to Investigate Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Processes Related to Nuclear Waste Isolation in Saliniferous Formations, Computers and Geotechnics, 66, pp. 219-229. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X15000324

2014 

  1. Trevisan, L., Cihan, A., Agartan, E., Mori, H., Fagerlund, F., Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., Illangasekare, T. (2014): Investigation of Mechanisms of Supercritical CO2 Trapping in Deep Saline Reservoirs using Surrogate Fluids at Ambient Laboratory Conditions, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 29, pp. 35-49. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583614002114
  2. Zheng, L., Rutqvist, J., Liu, H.-H., Birkholzer, J.T., Sonnenthal, E. (2014): Model Evaluation of Geochemically Induced Swelling/Shrinkage in Argillaceous Formations for Nuclear Waste Disposal, Applied Clay Science, 97-98, pp. 24-32.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169131714001719
  3. Chen, F., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Kowalsky, M.B., Wiese, B., Norden, B., Kempka, T. (2014): Numerical Modeling of the Pumping Tests at the Ketzin Pilot Site for CO2 Injection: Model Calibration and Heterogeneity Effects, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 22, pp. 200-212. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583614000048
  4. Cihan, A., Birkholzer, J.T., Illangasekare, T.H., Zhou, Q. (2014): A Modeling Approach to Represent Hysteresis in Capillary Pressure-Saturation Relationship Based on Fluid Connectivity in Void Space, Water Resources Research, 50(1), pp. 119-131. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013WR014280/pdf
  5. Cihan, A., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Kraemer, S.R. (2014): Flow in Anisotropic Multilayered Aquifer Systems with Leaky Wells and Aquitards, Water Resources Research, 50(1), pp. 741-747. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013WR013867/pdf
  6. Liu, X., Zhou, Q., Kitanidis, P., Birkholzer, J.T. (2014): Fast Iterative Implementation of Large-Scale Nonlinear Geostatistical Inverse Modeling , Water Resources Research, 50(1), pp. 198-207. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2012WR013241/pdf
  7. Asahina, D., Houseworth, J.E., Birkholzer, J.T., Bolander, J.E. (2014): Hydro-Mechanical Model for Wetting-Drying and Fracture Development in Geomaterials, Computers & Geosciences,65, pp. 13-23. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098300413003154
  8. Pau, G.S.H., Zhang, Y., Finsterle, S., Wainwright, H.M., Birkholzer,J.T. (2014): Reduced Order Modeling in iTOUGH2, Computers & Geosciences, 65, pp. 118-126. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098300413002355
  9. Wainwright, H.M., Finsterle, S., Jung, Y., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2014): Making Sense of Global Sensitivity Analyses, Computers & Geosciences, 65, pp. 84-94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098300413001702
  10. Birkholzer, J.T., Cihan, A., Bandilla, K. (2014): A Tiered Area-of-Review Framework for Geologic Carbon Sequestration, Greenhouse Gases – Science and Technology, 4(1), pp. 20-35. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ghg.1393/pdf
  11. Li, L., Liu, H.-H., Birkholzer, J.T., Vietor, T. (2014): The Use of Two-Part Hooke’s Model (TPHM) to Model the Mine-By test at Mont Terri Site, Switzerland, Computers and Geotechnics, 58, pp. 28-46. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X14000238
  12. Rutqvist, J., Zheng, L., Chen, F., Liu, H.-H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2014): Modeling of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Processes with Links to Geochemistry Associated with Bentonite-Backfilled Repository Tunnels in Clay Formations, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 47(1), pp. 167-186. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00603-013-0375-x
  13. Rechard, R.P., Birkholzer, J.T., Wu, Y.-, Stein, J.S., Houseworth, J.T. (2014): Unsaturated Flow Modeling in Performance Assessments of the Yucca Mountain Disposal System, Special Issue on Performance Assessment for the Proposed High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 122, pp. 124-144. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0951832013001907
  14. Hansen, C.W., Birkholzer, J.T., Blink, J., Bryan, C.R.,Chen, Y., Gross, M.B., Hardin, E., Houseworth, J., Howard, R., Jarek, R., Lee, K.P., Lester, B., Mariner, P., Mattie, P.D., Mehta, S., Perry, F.V., Robinson, B., Sassani, D., Sevougian, S.D., Stein, J.S., Wasiolek, M. (2014): Overview of Total System Model Used for the 2008 Performance Assessment for the Proposed High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Special Issue on Performance Assessment for the Proposed High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 122, pp. 249-266. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095183201300166X

2013

  1. Liu, X., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Illman, W.A. (2013): Geostatistical Reduced-Order Models in Under-Determined Inverse Problems , Water Resources Research, 49(10), pp. 6587-6600. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wrcr.20489/abstract
  2. Varadharajan, C.,Tinnacher, R.M., Pugh, J.D., Trautz, R.C., Zheng, L., Spycher, N.F., Birkholzer, J.T., Castillo-Michel, H., Bianchi, M., Esposito, R.A., Nico, P.S. (2013): A Laboratory Study of the Initial Effects of Dissolved Carbon Dioxide (CO2) on Trace Metal Release from Shallow Sediments, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 19, pp. 183-211. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583613003162
  3. Jung, Y., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Early Detection of Brine and CO2 Leakage through Abandoned Wells Using Pressure and Surface-Deformation Monitoring Data: Concept and Demonstration, Advances in Water Resources, Special Issue on “Computational Methods in Geologic CO2 Sequestration”, 62, pp. 555-569. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309170813001097
  4. Houseworth, J.E., Asahina, D., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): An Analytical Model for Solute Transport Through a Water-Saturated Single Fracture and Permeable Rock Matrix, Water Resources Research, 49, pp. 1-22, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20497http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wrcr.20497/abstract
  5. Birkholzer, J.T., Nicot, J.P., Oldenburg, C.M., Zhou, Q., Kraemer, S., Bandilla, K.W. (2013): Reply to Comments by Schnaar et al. on “Brine Flow Up a Well Caused by Pressure Perturbation from Geologic Carbon Sequestration: Static and Dynamic Evaluations” by Birkholzer et al. (2011), International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 17, pp. 544-545. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S175058361300248X
  6. Bianchi, M., Liu, H.-H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Equivalent Diffusion Coefficient of Clay-rich Geological Formations: Comparison Between Numerical and Analytical Estimates, Journal of Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 27(5), pp. 1081-1091. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00477-012-0646-1
  7. Wainwright, H., Finsterle, S., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Modeling the Performance of Large-Scale CO2 Storage Systems: A Comparison of Different Sensitivity Analysis Methods, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 17, pp. 189-205. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583613002107
  8. Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Book Review of “Geological Storage of CO2: Modeling Applications for Large- Scale Simulation, by Jan M. Nordbotten and Michael A. Celia”, Geofluids, 13(1), pp. 93-94. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gfl.12011/abstract
  9. Zheng, L., Spycher, N., Birkholzer, J.T., Xu, T., Apps, J.A., Kharaka (2013): On Modeling the Potential Impacts of CO2 Sequestration on Shallow Groundwater: Organics and Co-injected H2S, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 14, pp. 113–127. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583613000303
  10. Breunig, H.M., Birkholzer, J.T., Borgia, A., Oldenburg, C.M., Price, P.M., McKone, T.E. (2013): Regional Evaluation of Brine Management for Geologic Carbon Sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 14, pp. 39–48. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583613000066
  11. Trautz, R.C., Pugh, J., Varadharajan, C., Zheng, L., Bianchi, M., Nico, P., Spycher, N., Newell, D., Esposito, R., Wu, Y., Dafflon, B., Hubbard, S., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Effect of Dissolved CO2 on a Shallow Groundwater System – A Controlled Release Field Experiment, Environmental Science & Technology, Special Issue on “Environmental and Geochemical Aspects of Carbon Sequestration”, 47(1), pp. 298-305. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/es301280t
  12. Dafflon, B., Wu, Y.Hubbard, S., Birkholzer, J.T., Daley, T., Pugh, J., Peterson, J.E., Trautz, R.C. (2013): Monitoring CO2 Intrusion and Associated Geochemical Transformations in a Shallow Groundwater System Using Complex Electrical Methods, Environmental Science & Technology, Special Issue on “Environmental and Geochemical Aspects of Carbon Sequestration”, 47(1), pp. 314-321. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/es301260e
  13. Cihan, A., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2013): Pressure Buildup and Brine Migration in CO2 Storage Systems with Multiple Leakage Pathways – Application of a New Analytical Solution, Ground Water, 51(2), pp. 252-267. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.00972.x/abstract

2012

  1. Liu, H.-H., Birkholzer, J.T. (2012): On the Relationship between Water Flux and Hydraulic Gradient for Unsaturated and Saturated Clay, Journal of Hydrology, 475, pp. 242-247. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002216941200875X
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Houseworth, J., Tsang. C.-F. (2012): Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste – Status, Key Issues, and Trends, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 37, pp. 4.1-4.28, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-environ-090611-143314. http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev-environ-090611-143314
  3. Kühn, M., Görke, U.-J., Birkholzer, J.T., Kolditz, O. (2012): An Introduction to the Thematic Issue on Carbon Dioxide Geological Storage, Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, Topical Issue: CLEAN – Enhanced Gas Recovery Storage and Geological CO2 Storage, 67(2), pp. 307-310. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12665-012-1784-y
  4. Mukhopadhyay, S., Birkholzer, J.T., Nicot, J.P., Hosseini, S.A. (2012): Model Comparison Initiative for a CO2 Injection Field Test: An Introduction to Sim-SEQ, Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, Topical Issue: CLEAN – Enhanced Gas Recovery Storage and Geological CO2 Storage, 67(2), pp. 601-611. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-012-1668-1/fulltext.html
  5. Bandilla, K.W., Kraemer, S.R., Birkholzer, J.T. (2012): Using Semi-Analytical Solutions to Approximate the Area of Potential Impact for Carbon Dioxide Injection, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 8, pp. 196–204. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583612000497
  6. Liu, H.-H., Li, L., Birkholzer, J.T. (2012): Unsaturated Properties for Non-Darcian Water Flow in Clay, Journal of Hydrology, 430, pp. 173-178. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169412001175
  7. Birkholzer, J.T., Cihan, A., Zhou, (2012): Impact-Driven Pressure Management Via Targeted Brine Extraction – Conceptual Studies of CO2 Storage in Saline Formations, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 7, pp. 168-180. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583612000023
  8. Zheng, L., Apps, J.A., Spycher, N., Birkholzer, J.T., Kharaka, Y.K., Thordsen, J.J., Beers, S.R., Herkelrath, W.N., Kakouros, E., Trautz, R.C. (2012): Geochemical Modeling of Changes in Shallow Groundwater Chemistry Observed During the MSU-ZERT CO2 Injection Experiment, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 7, pp. 202-217. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583611001952
  9. Tsang, C.F., Barnichon, J.D., Birkholzer, J.T., Li, X.L., Liu, H.H., Sillen, X., Vietor, T. (2012): Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Processes in the Near-Field of a High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository in Clay Formations, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 49, pp. 31-44. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136516091100164X

2011

  1. Cihan, A., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2011): Analytical Solutions for Pressure Perturbation and Fluid Leakage through Aquitards and Wells in Multilayered Aquifer Systems, Water Resources Research, 47, W10504, doi:10.1029/2011WR010721. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2011WR010721/abstract
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Nicot, J.P., Oldenburg, C.M., Zhou, Q., Kraemer, S., Bandilla, K.W. (2011): Brine Flow up a Well Caused by Pressure Perturbation from CO2 Storage: Static and Dynamic Evaluations, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5(4), pp. 850-861. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583611000041
  3. Liu, H.-H., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T. (2011): Constitutive Relationships for Elastic Deformation of Clay Rock: Data Analysis, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 44(4), pp. 463-468. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/43x480v8
  4. Danko, G., Bahrami, D., Birkholzer, J.T. (2011): A Turbulent Transport Network Model in MULTIFLUX Coupled with TOUGH2, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 174(3), pp. 375-400. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_11747
  5. Halecky, N., Birkholzer, J.T., Peterson, P. (2011): Natural Convection in Tunnels at Yucca Mountain and Impact on Drift Seepage, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 174(3), pp. 327-341. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_11743
  6. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. (2011): On the Scale and Magnitude of Pressure Buildup Induced by Large-Scale Geologic Storage of CO2, Greenhouse Gases – Science and Technology, 1, pp. 11-20. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ghg3.1/abstract
  7. Wang, W., Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., U.-J. Goerke, Kolditz, O. (2011): Non-Isothermal Flow in Low Permeable Porous Media: A Comparison of Richards’ and Two-Phase Flow Approaches, Environmental Earth Sciences, 62, pp. 1197–1207. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12665-010-0608-1
  8. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2011): Reply to Comments by Veling on “A Semi-Analytical Solution for Large-Scale Injection-Induced Pressure Perturbation and Leakage in a Laterally Bounded Aquifer-Aquitard System” by Zhou, Birkholzer, and Tsang, Transport in Porous Media, 86, pp. 357-358. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11242-010-9679-4

2010

  1. Geiger, S., Cortis, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2010): Upscaling Solute Transport in Naturally Fractured Porous Media with the Continuous Time Random Walk Method, Water Resources Research, 46, W12530. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2010WR009133/abstract
  2. Danko, G., Birkholzer, J.T., Bahrami, D., Halecky, N. (2010): Temperature, Humidity and Air Flow in the Emplacement Drifts Using Convection and Dispersion Transport Models, Nuclear Technology, 171(1), pp. 74-87. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_10773
  3. Apps, J., Zheng, L., Zhang, Y., Xu, T., Birkholzer, J.T. (2010): Evaluation of Potential Changes in Groundwater Quality in Response to CO2 Leakage from Deep Geological Storage, Transport in Porous Media, 82(1), pp. 215-246. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11242-009-9509-8
  4. Kharaka, Y.K., Thordsen, J.J., Kakouros, E., Ambats, G., Herkelrath, W.N., Beers, S.R., Birkholzer, J.T., Apps, J.A., Spycher, N.F., Zheng, L., Trautz, R.C., Rauch, H.W., Gullickson, K. (2010): Changes in the Chemistry of Shallow Groundwater Related to the 2008 Injection of CO2 at the ZERT Field Site, Bozeman, Montana, Environmental Earth Sciences, 60(2), pp. 273-284, doi: 10.1007/s12665-009-0401-1. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-009-0401-1/fulltext.html
  5. Spangler, L.H., Dobeck, L.M., Nehrir, A., Humphries, S., Barr, J., Keith, C., Dhaw, J., Rouse, J., Cunningham, A., Benson, S., Oldenburg, C., Lewicki, J., Wells, A., Diehl, R., Strazisar, B., Fessenden, J., Rahn, T., Amonette, J., Barr, J., Pickles, W., Jacobson, J., Silver, E., Male, E., Rauch, H, Gullickson, K., Trautz, R., Kharaka, Y., Birkholzer, J.T., Wielopolski, L. (2010): A shallow subsurface controlled release facility in Bozeman, Montana, USA, for testing near surface CO2 detection techniques and transport models, Environmental Earth Sciences, 60(2), pp. 227-239, doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2009.01.279. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-009-0400-2/fulltext.html
  6. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Mehnert, E., Lin, Y.-F., Zhang, K. (2010): Modeling Basin- and Plume-Scale Processes of CO2 Storage for Full-Scale Deployment, Ground Water, 48(4), pp. 494-514. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00657.x/abstract

2009

  1. Zheng, L., Apps, J.A., Zhang, Y., Xu, T., Birkholzer, J.T. (2009): On Mobilization of Lead and Arsenic in Groundwater in Response to CO2 Leakage from Deep Geological Storage, Chemical Geology, 286, pp. 281-297. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009254109003866
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q. (2009): Basin-Scale Hydrogeologic Impacts of CO2 Storage: Capacity and Regulatory Implications, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3(6), pp. 745-756. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583609000668
  3. Tsang, Y.W., Birkholzer, J.T., Mukhopadhyay, S. (2009): Modeling of Thermally-Driven Hydrological Processes in Partially Saturated Fractured Rocks, Rev. Geophys., 47, RG3004, doi:10.1029/2008RG000265. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2008RG000265/abstract
  4. Liu, X.Y., Zhang, C.Y., Liu, Q.S., Birkholzer, J.T. (2009): Multiple-Point Statistical Prediction on Fracture Networks at Yucca Mountain, Journal of Environmental Geology, 57(6), pp. 1361-1370. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00254-008-1623-3
  5. Rutqvist, J., Barr, D., Birkholzer, J.T., Fujisaki, K., Kolditz, O., Liu, Q., Fujita, T., Wang, W., Zhang, C. (2009): A comparative simulation study of coupled THM processes and their effect on fractured rock permeability around nuclear waste repositories, Journal of Environmental Geology, 57(6), pp. 1347-1360. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00254-008-1552-1/fulltext.html
  6. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2009): A Semi-Analytical Solution for Large-Scale Injection-Induced Pressure Perturbation and Leakage in a Laterally Bounded Aquifer-Aquitard System, Transport in Porous Media, 78(1), pp. 127-148. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11242-008-9290-0
  7. Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., Tsang, C.-F. (2009): Large-scale Impact of CO2 Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers: a Sensitivity Study on the Pressure Response in Stratified Systems, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3(2), pp. 181-194. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583608000753

2008

  1. Birkholzer, J.T. (2008), Recent Advances in Nuclear Waste Isolation through Simulations with the TOUGH Code, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 164(2), pp. 153-154. ans.org/pubs/journals/download/a_7394
  2. Kowalsky, M.B., Birkholzer, J.T., Peterson, J., Finsterle, S., Mukhopadhyay, S., Tsang, Y.W. (2008): Sensitivity Analysis for Joint Inversion of Ground-Penetrating Radar and Thermal-Hydrological Data from a Large-Scale Underground Heater Test, Journal of Nuclear Technology, Special Issue “Recent Advances in Nuclear Waste Isolation through Simulations with the TOUGH Codes”, 164(2), pp. 169-179. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_4017
  3. Cortis, A., Birkholzer, J.T. (2008): Continuous Time Random Walk Analysis of Solute Transport in Fractured Porous Media, Water Resources Research, 44(6), W06414, doi:10.1029/2007WR006596. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2007WR006596/abstract
  4. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F., Rutqvist, J. (2008): A Method for Quick-Assessment of CO2 Storage Capacity in Closed and Semi-Closed Porous Formations, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 2(4), pp. 626-639, doi: 10.1016/j.ijgcc.2008.02.004. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583608000091
  5. Birkholzer, J.T., Halecky, N., Webb, S.W., Peterson, P.F., Bodvarsson, G.S. (2008): A Modeling Study Evaluating the Thermal-Hydrological Conditions in and Near Waste Emplacement Tunnels at Yucca Mountain, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 163(1), pp. 147-164. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_3978
  6. Danko, G., Birkholzer, J.T., Bahrami, D. (2008): Coupled In-Rock and In-Drift Hydrothermal Model Study for Yucca Mountain, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 163(1), pp. 110-128. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_3975
  7. Rutqvist, J., Barr, D., Birkholzer, J.T., Chijimatsu, M., Kolditz, O., Liu, Q., Oda, Y., Wang, W., Zhang, C. (2008): Results from an International Simulation Study on Coupled Thermal, Hydrological, and Mechanical (THM) Processes near Geological Nuclear Waste Repositories, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 163(1), pp. 101-109. http://www.ans.org/pubs/journals/nt/a_3974
  8. Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2008): Coupled Reservoir–Geomechanical Analysis of the Potential for Tensile and Shear Failure Associated with CO2 Injection in Multilayered Reservoir–Caprock Systems, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 45(2), pp. 132-143. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1365160907000548
  9. Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2008): Introduction to Special Issue on Site Characterization for CO2 Geological Storage, Journal of Environmental Geology, 54(8), pp. 1579-1581. http://esd.lbl.gov/files/research/programs/gcs/projects/storage_resources/journal_2_EPA_%20Introduction_Birkholzer&Tsang.pdf
  10. Tsang, C.-F., Birkholzer, J.T., Rutqvist, J. (2008): A Comparative Review of Hydrologic Issues Involved in Injection Storage of CO2 and in Injection Disposal of Liquid Waste, Journal of Environmental Geology, 54(8), pp. 1723-1737. http://esd.lbl.gov/files/research/programs/gcs/projects/storage_resources/journal_3_EPA_11%20A%20Comparative%20Review_Tsang_etal.pdf

2007

  1. Mukhopadhyay, S., Tsang, Y.W., Birkholzer, J.T. (2007): Estimation of Field-Scale Thermal Conductivities of Unsaturated Rocks from In Situ Temperature Data, Water Resources Research, 43, W09418. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2006WR005283/abstract
  2. Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Cappa, F., Tsang, C.-F. (2007): Estimating Maximum Sustainable Injection Pressure during Geological Sequestration of CO2 using Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanical Fault-Slip Analysis, Energy Conversion and Management Journal, 48(6), pp. 1798-1807. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196890407000337
  3. Lewicki, J.L., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2007): Natural and Industrial Analogues for Leakage of CO2 from Storage Reservoirs – Identification of Features, Events, and Processes and Lessons Learned, Journal of Environmental Geology, 52(3), pp. 457-467. http://esd.lbl.gov/files/research/programs/gcs/projects/storage_resources/journal_4_EPA_lewicki_etal_254_2006_479_OnlinePDF.pdf

2006

  1. Birkholzer, J.T., Webb, S.W., Halecky, N., Peterson, P.F., Bodvarsson, G.S. (2006): Evaluating the Moisture Conditions in the Fractured Rock at Yucca Mountain – The Impact of Natural Convection in Heated Emplacement Drifts, Vadose Zone Journal, 5(4), pp. 1172-1193. http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/content/5/4/1172.abstract
  2. Birkholzer, J.T. (2006): Estimating Liquid Fluxes in Thermally Perturbed Fractured Rocks Using Measured Temperature Profiles, Journal of Hydrology, 327(3-4), pp. 496-515. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169405006499
  3. Birkholzer, J.T. (2006): A Temperature-Profile Method for Estimating Flow in Geologic Heat Pipes, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 85(3-4), pp. 89-117. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772206000143
  4. Birkholzer, J.T., Zhang, Y. (2006): The Impact of Fracture-Matrix Interaction on Thermal-Hydrological Conditions in Heated Fractured Rock, Vadose Zone Journal, 5(2), pp. 657-672. http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/content/5/2/657.abstract

2004

  1. Birkholzer, J.T., Mukhopadhyay, S., Tsang, Y.w. (2004): The Impact of Preferential Flow on the Vaporization Barrier above Waste Emplacement Drifts at Yucca Mountain, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 148(2), pp. 138-150. http://epubs.ans.org/?a=3554
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Mukhopadhyay, S., Tsang, Y.w. (2004): Modeling Seepage into Heated Waste Emplacement Tunnels in Unsaturated Fractured Rock, Vadose Zone Journal, 3(3), pp. 819-836. http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/content/3/3/819.abstract
  3. Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T., Javandel, I., Jordan, P. (2004): Modeling Three-Dimensional Groundwater Flow and Advective Contaminant Transport at a Heterogeneous Mountainous Site in Support of Remediation Strategy, Vadose Zone Journal, 3(3), pp. 884-900. http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/content/3/3/884.abstract

2003

  1. Birkholzer, J.T., Ho, C.K. (2003): A Probabilistic Analysis of Episodic Preferential Flow into Superheated Fractured Rock, Journal of Hydrology, 284(1-4), pp. 151-173. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169403003020
  2. Birkholzer, J.T. (2003): Penetration of Liquid Fingers into Superheated Fractured Rock, Water Resources Research, 39(4), pp. 9-1 through 9-21. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2002WR001464/abstract

2000

  1. Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, Y.W. (2000): Modeling the Thermal-Hydrologic Processes in a Large-scale Underground Heater Test in Partially Saturated Fractured Tuff, Water Resources Research, 36(6), pp. 1431 -1447. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2000WR900025/abstract

1999

  1. Wang, J.S.Y., Trautz, R.C., Cook, P.J., Finsterle, S., James, A.L., Birkholzer, J.T. (1999): Field Tests and Model Analyses of Seepage into Drifts at Yucca Mountain, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 38 (1-3), pp. 323-348. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772299000194
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Li, G., Tsang, C.F., Tsang, Y.W. (1999): Modeling Studies and Analysis of Seepage into Drifts at Yucca Mountain, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 38 (1-3), pp. 349-384. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772299000200
  3. Tsang, Y.W., Birkholzer, J.T. (1999): Predictions and Observations of the Thermal-hydrologic Conditions in the Single Heater Test, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 38 (1-3), pp. 385-425. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772299000212

1997

  1. Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.F. (1997): Solute Channeling in Unsaturated Heterogeneous Porous Media, Water Resources Research, 33(10), pp. 2221-2238. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/97WR01209/abstract
  2. Rubin, H., Dveyrin, D., Birkholzer, J.T., Rouvé, G. (1997): Advection and Dispersion of Contaminant in a Permeable Medium Embedding Fractures in which Advection Velocity is Comparatively Slow, Journal of Hydrology, 199(1-2), pp. 135-162. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169496032581

1996

  1. Rubin, H., Soliman, A.M., Birkholzer, J.T., Rouvé, G. (1996): Transport of a Tracer Slug in a Frac­tured Permeable Formation, Journal of Hydrology, 176(1-4), pp. 153-180. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0022169495027750
  2. Birkholzer, J.T., Rubin, H., Daniels, H., Rouvé, G. (1993): Contaminant Ad­vection and Spreading in a Fractured Permeable Formation: Part 2. Numerical Simulation, Journal of Hydrology, 144(1-4), pp. 35-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0022169493901645
  3. Birkholzer, J.T., Rubin, H., Daniels, H., Rouvé, G. (1993): Contaminant Ad­vection and Spreading in a Fractured Permeable Formation: Part 1. Pa­rametric Evaluation and Analytical Solution, Journal of Hydrology, 144(1-4), pp. 1-33. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0022169493901634

 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  1. Varadharajan, C., Tinnacher, R., Trautz, R.C., Zheng, L., Dafflon, B., Wu, Y., Reagan, M.T., Birkholzer, J.T., Carey, B. (2018): Potential for Groundwater Contamination from CO2 Sequestration, Book Chapter in AGU Monograph on “Caprock Integrity”, Eds. S. Vialle, J. Ajo-Franklin and B. Carey, Wiley Blackwell (in press).
  2. Tinnacher, R., Dvivedi, D., Houseworth, J., Reagan, M., Stringfellow, W., Varadharajan, C., Birkholzer, J.T. (2016): Chapter 4 – Hydraulic Fracturing from the Groundwater Perspective, Book Chapter in “In Groundwater Assessment, Modelling and Management”, Taylor & Francis, ISBN 9781498742849.
  3. Birkholzer, J.T., Yabusaki, S., Kolditz, O. (2016): Benchmarking Initiatives, Book Chapter in “Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking”, in Springer Book Series on Terrestrial Environmental Sciences, Series Eds. O. Kolditz, U.-W. Goerke, H. Shao, W. Wang, S. Bauer, Guest Eds. J.T. Birkholzer, S. Yabusaki, Springer Publishing, Switzerland.
  4. Oldenburg, C., Birkholzer, J.T. (2011): Comparative Assessment of Status and Opportunities for Geologic Carbon Sequestration and Nuclear Waste Disposal in North America, Book chapter in “Geological Storage of CO2 and Nuclear Waste: A Comparative Asssessment”, Ed. F. Toth, IAEA, Vienna.
  5. Pruess, K., Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q. (2010): Mathematical Modeling of the Long-term Safety of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Storage in Underground Reservoirs, Book chapter in “Developments and Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Technology”, M.M. Maroto-Valer (Editor), Nottingham, Woodhead Publishing.
  6. Tsang, C.F., Tsang, Y.W., Birkholzer, J.T., Moreno, L. (2001): Dynamic Channeling of Flow and Transport in Saturated and Unsaturated Hetereogeneous Media, Book chapter in American Geophysical Union (AGU) Monograph, 42 “Flow and Transport in Fractured Rock”, eds. T. Nicholson and T.C. Rasmussen. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/GM042p0033/abstract
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