Publications

Scientific output totals some 128 papers, books, and chapters; more than 255 contributed abstracts and presentations; and some 80 invited seminars to academia and industry. My work continues to be well cited and favorably mentioned in the scientific and engineering literatures.

Published more than 109 research papers, 4 books or extended works, 15 chapters, 255 abstracts and presentations (80 others invited).


Books and Edited Volumes

  1. Daemen, J.J.K., and R.A. Schultz, editors (1995), Rock Mechanics: Proceedings of the 35th U.S. Symposium, Balkema, Rotterdam, 922 pp.
  2. Schultz, R.A., and R. Siddharthan, editors (1998), Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 267 pp.Planetary Tectonics
  3. Schultz, R.A., and R.T. Pappalardo, guest editors (2006), Special Issue on Faulting and Fault Related Processes on Planetary Surfaces, Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 2122–2270.
  4. Watters, T.R., and R.A. Schultz, editors (2010), Planetary Tectonics, Cambridge University Press, 518 pp.
  5. Schultz, R.A. (2017), Geologic Fracture Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, manuscript in revision.

Chapters in Books and Edited Volumes

  1. Aydin, A., and R.A. Schultz (1989), The effect of fault interaction on the stability of echelon strike-slip faults, in “Proceedings of Conference XLV on Fault Segmentation and Controls of Rupture Initiation and Termination,” edited by D.P. Schwartz and R.H. Sibson, pp. 47–66, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 89-315.
  2. Aydin, A., R.A. Schultz, and D. Campagna (1990), Fault-normal dilation in pull-apart basins: Implications for the relationship between strike-slip faults and volcanic activity, in “Active and Recent Strike-Slip Tectonics,” edited by M. Boccaletti and A. Nur, Annales Tectonicae (International Journal of Structural Geology and Tectonics), 4, pp. 45–52.
  3. Schultz, R.A., and R.C. Bradt (1992), Cleavage of ceramic and mineral single crystals, in Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics, 10: Fracture Fundamentals, High-Temperature Deformation, Damage, and Design, edited by R.C. Bradt, D.P.H. Hasselman, D. Munz, M. Sakai, and V.Ya. Shevchenko, pp. 135–153, Plenum, New York.
  4. Lucchitta, B.K., A.S. McEwen, G.D. Clow, P.E. Geissler, R.B. Singer, R.A. Schultz, and S.W. Squyres (1992), The canyon system on Mars, in Mars, edited by H.H. Kieffer, B.M. Jakosky, C.W. Snyder, and M.S. Matthews, pp. 453–492, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  5. Schultz, R.A. (1992), Studies of faulting on the Earth and other planets, in Trends in Geophysical Research, 1, pp. 97–111, Council of Scientific Research Integration, Trivandrum, India (INVITED REVIEW).
  6. Schultz, R.A., K.A. Ward, and M.J. Hibbard (1993), Dike emplacement in the Donner Summit pluton, northern Sierra Nevada, California, in Crustal Evolution of the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, edited by M.M. Lahren, J.H. Trexler, Jr., and C. Spinosa, pp. 277–284, Geological Society of America Guidebook, Cordilleran/Rocky Mountain Sections, Reno, Nevada.
  7. Schultz, R.A., and T.R. Watters (1995), Elastic buckling of fractured basalt on the Columbia Plateau, Washington State, in Rock Mechanics: Proceedings of the 35th U.S. Symposium, edited by J.J.K. Daemen and R.A. Schultz, pp. 855–860, Balkema, Rotterdam.
  8. Schultz, R.A., and J.M. Moore (1996), New observations of grabens from the Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, in Geology and Resources of the Paradox Basin, edited by A.C. Huffman, Jr., W.R. Lund, and L.H. Godwin, Utah Geological Association Guidebook 25, pp. 295–302.
  9. Austin, K., and R.A. Schultz (1998), The use of RMR in determining subsidence parameters, in Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, edited by R.A. Schultz and R. Siddharthan, University of Nevada, Reno, pp. 49–54.
  10. Schultz, R.A., J.M. Moore, E.B. Grosfils, K.L. Tanaka, and D. Mège (2007), The Canyonlands model for planetary grabens: Revised physical basis and implications, in The Geology of Mars: Evidence from Earth-Based Analogues, edited by M.G. Chapman and I.P. Skilling, Cambridge University Press, pp. 371–399. (pdf reprint)
  11. Benedicto, A., V. Plagnes, P. Vergély, N. Flotté, and R.A. Schultz (2008), Fault and fluid interaction in a rifted margin: Integrated study of calcite-sealed fault-related structures (southern Corinth margin), in The Internal Structure of Fault Zones: Implications for Mechanical and Fluid-Flow Properties, edited by C.A.J. Wibberley, W. Kurz, J. Imber, R.E. Holdsworth, and C. Collettini, Geological Society of London, Special Publication 299, pp. 257–275. (pdf reprint)
  12. Tanaka, K.L., R. Anderson, J.M. Dohm, V. Hansen, G. McGill, R. Pappalardo, R.A. Schultz, and T.R. Watters (2010), Planetary structural mapping, in Planetary Tectonics, edited by T.R. Watters and R.A. Schultz, Cambridge University Press, pp. 351–396.
  13. Schultz, R.A., R. Soliva, C.H. Okubo, and D. Mège (2010), Fault populations, in Planetary Tectonics, edited by T.R. Watters and R.A. Schultz, Cambridge University Press, pp. 457–510.
  14. Nahm, A.L., and R.A. Schultz (2015), Rupes Recta and the geological history of the Mare Nubium region of the Moon: Insights from forward mechanical modeling of the ‘Straight Wall, in Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Inner Solar System, edited by T. Platz, M. Massironi, P.K. Byrne, and H. Hiesinger, Geological Society of London Special Publication 401, pp. 377–394, doi:10.1144/SP401.4 (published online in 2013).
  15. Fossen, H., R. Soliva, G. Ballas, B. Trzaskos, C. Cavalcante, and R.A. Schultz (2017), A review of deformation bands in reservoir sandstones: Geometries, mechanisms and distribution, in Subseismic-Scale Reservoir Deformation, edited by M. Ashton, S.J. Dee, and O.P. Wennberg, Geological Society of London Special Publication 459, doi:10.1144/SP459.4 (published online in 2017).

Major Technical Reports

  1. Schultz, R.A. (1991–1993), Multiple proprietary technical reports for precious-metals mining companies including Newmont Gold Company, Noranda Exploration, Inc., Kennecott Exploration Company (all in Nevada).
  2. Schultz, R.A. (1997), 2D microtopography of ramps and graben terminations at Canyonlands National Park, Chevron Petroleum Technology Company, San Ramon, California.
  3. Schultz, R.A. (2007–2008), Proprietary technical reports for Shell International Exploration and Production Company, Houston, Texas.
  4. Schultz, R.A. (1988–2011), Multiple technical progress and final reports to funding agencies including NASA, DOE, NSF, U.S. National Research Council, and American Chemical Society/Petroleum Research Fund.
  5. Schultz, R.A. (2011–2015), Authored approximately 50 significant internal technical reports and presentations to technical workshops and senior management for ConocoPhillips Company (through March 2015).
  6. Schultz, R.A. (2015–2017), Multiple technical reports to industry sponsors of UT’s FRAC Consortium including ExxonMobil and Shell.
  7. States First, Ground Water Protection Council, and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (2017), Underground Gas Storage Regulatory Considerations: A Guide for State and Federal Regulatory Agencies; May 2017, 122 p. I was the lead author on Chapter 7, Reservoir Integrity. The published report can be found here.
  8. Schultz, R.A. (2016–2017), Multiple technical reports to companies serving the gas storage industry.

Research Papers

  1. Clanton, U.S., H.A. Zook, and R.A. Schultz (1980), Hypervelocity impacts in Skylab IV/Apollo windows, Proceedings Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 11th, 2261–273.
  2. Schultz, P.H., R.A. Schultz, and J.L. Rogers (1982), The structure and evolution of ancient impact basins on Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 87, 9803–9820.
  3. Schultz, R.A. (1985), Assessment of global and regional tectonic models for faulting in the ancient terrains of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 90, 7849–7860. (Correction to “Assessment of global and regional tectonic models for faulting in the ancient terrains of Mars” by R.A. Schultz (1986), Journal of Geophysical Research, 91, 12,861–12,863.)
  4. Frey, H.V., and R.A. Schultz (1988), Large impact basins and the mega-impact origin for the crustal dichotomy on Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 15, 229–232.
  5. Schultz, R.A. (1988), Stress intensity factors for curved cracks obtained with the displacement discontinuity method, International Journal of Fracture, 37, R31–R34.
  6. Warren, J.L., H.A. Zook, J.H. Allton, U.S. Clanton, C.B. Dardano, J.A. Holder, R.R. Marlow, R.A. Schultz, L.A. Watts, and S.J. Wentworth (1989), The detection and observation of meteoroid and space debris impact features on the Solar Max satellite, Proceedings Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 19th, 641–657.
  7. Schultz, R.A. (1989), Strike-slip faulting of ridged plains near Valles Marineris, Mars, Nature, 341, 424–426.
  8. Aydin, A., and R.A. Schultz (1990), Effect of mechanical interaction on the development of strike-slip faults with echelon patterns, Journal of Structural Geology, 12, 123–129.
  9. Schultz, R.A., and H.V. Frey (1990), A new survey of multiring impact basins on Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 95, 14,175–14,189.
  10. Frey, H.V., and R.A. Schultz (1990), Speculations on the origin and evolution of the Utopia-Elysium lowlands of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 95, 14,203–14,213.
  11. Schultz, R.A., and A. Aydin (1990), Formation of interior basins associated with curved faults in Alaska, Tectonics, 9, 1387–1407.
  12. Schultz, R.A. (1991), Structural development of Coprates Chasma and western Ophir Planum, central Valles Marineris rift, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 96, 22,777–22,792.
  13. Schultz, R.A. (1992), Mechanics of curved slip surfaces in rock, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 10, 147–154.
  14. Schultz, R.A. (1993), Brittle strength of basaltic rock masses with applications to Venus, Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 10,883–10,895.
  15. Schultz, R.A., and K.L. Tanaka (1994), Lithospheric-scale buckling and thrust structures on Mars: The Coprates rise and south Tharsis ridge belt, Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 8371–8385.
  16. Li, Q., and R.A. Schultz (1994), Uniaxial strength testing of Calico Hills tuff, Yucca Mountain: Preliminary results, Proceedings, 5th International Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, 2106–2111, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  17. Schultz, R.A., M.C. Jensen, and R.C. Bradt (1994), Single crystal cleavage of brittle materials, International Journal of Fracture, 65, 291–312.
  18. Schultz, R.A., and M.T. Zuber (1994), Observations, models, and mechanisms of failure of surface rocks surrounding planetary surface loads, Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 14,691–14,702.
  19. Schultz, R.A. (1995), Limits on strength and deformation properties of jointed basaltic rock masses, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 28, 1–15.
  20. Piscoran, P.L., and R.A. Schultz (1995), Evolving fracture arrays and associated changes in rock mass properties, Proceedings, 6th International Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, 6–8, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  21. Schultz, R.A. (1995), Gradients in extension and strain at Valles Marineris, Mars, Planetary and Space Science, 43 1561–1566.
  22. Schultz, R.A., and Q. Li (1995), Uniaxial strength testing of nonwelded Calico Hills tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Engineering Geology, 40, 287–299.
  23. Schultz, R.A., editor (1995) Research in Geomechanics and Rock Fracture: Accomplishments and Annual Report of the Geomechanics-Rock Fracture Group, 1, 53 pp.
  24. Bruhn, R.L., and R.A. Schultz (1996), Geometry and slip distribution in normal fault systems: Implications for mechanics and fault-related hazards, Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, 3401–3412.
  25. Schultz, R.A., and A.N. Fori (1996), Fault-length statistics and implications of graben sets at Candor Mensa, Mars, Journal of Structural Geology, 18, 373–383.
  26. Schultz, R.A. (1996), Relative scale and the strength and deformability of rock masses, Journal of Structural Geology, 18, 1139–1149.
  27. Schultz, R.A. (1997), Displacement-length scaling for terrestrial and Martian faults: Implications for Valles Marineris and shallow planetary grabens, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 12,009–12,015.
  28. Schultz, R.A. (1998), Integrating rock mechanics into traditional geoscience curricula, Journal of Geoscience Education, 46, 141–145.
  29. Schultz, R.A. (1998), Geologic map of MTM -10067 quadrangle of the western Coprates Chasma region of Mars, U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I–2588.
  30. Schultz, R.A. (1998), Multiple-process origin of Valles Marineris basins and troughs, Mars, Planetary and Space Science, 46, 827–834.
  31. Moore, J.M., and R.A. Schultz (1999), Processes of faulting in jointed rocks of Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 111, 808–822. (pdf reprint)
  32. Schultz, R.A. (1999), Understanding the process of faulting: Selected challenges and opportunities at the edge of the 21st century, Journal of Structural Geology, 21, 985–993. (pdf reprint)
  33. McGill, G.E., R.A. Schultz, and J.M. Moore (2000), Fault growth by segment linkage: An explanation for scatter in maximum displacement and trace length data from the Canyonlands Grabens of SE, Utah: Discussion, Journal of Structural Geology, 22, 135–140. (pdf reprint)
  34. Schultz, R.A. (2000), Fault-population statistics at the Valles Marineris Extensional Province, Mars: Implications for segment linkage, crustal strains, and its geodynamical development, Tectonophysics, 316, 169–193. (pdf reprint)
  35. Schultz, R.A. (2000), Growth of geologic fractures into large-strain populations: Review of nomenclature, subcritical crack growth, and some implications for rock engineering, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 37, 403–411. (pdf reprint)
  36. Schultz, R.A. (2000), Localization of bedding plane slip and backthrust faults above blind thrust faults: Keys to wrinkle ridge structure, Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 12,035–12,052. (pdf reprint)
  37. Watters, T.R., R.A. Schultz, and M.S. Robinson (2000), Displacement-length scaling relations of thrust faults associated with lobate scarps on Mercury and Mars: Comparison with terrestrial faults, Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 3659–3662. (pdf reprint)
  38. Schultz, R.A., and J. Lin (2001), Three-dimensional normal faulting models of Valles Marineris, Mars, and geodynamic implications, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 16,549–16,566. (pdf reprint)
  39. Schultz, R.A., and T.R. Watters (2001), Forward mechanical modeling of the Amenthes Rupes thrust fault on Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 4659–4662. (pdf reprint)
  40. Schultz, R.A., and H. Fossen (2002), Displacement-length scaling in three dimensions: The importance of aspect ratio and application to deformation bands, Journal of Structural Geology, 24, 1389–1411. (pdf reprint)
  41. Watters, T.R., R.A. Schultz, M.S. Robinson, and A.C. Cook (2002), The mechanical and thermal structure of Mercury’s early lithosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 10.1029/2001GL014308, June 14, 2002. (pdf reprint)
  42. Wilkins, S.J., R.A. Schultz, R.C. Anderson, J.M. Dohm, and N.C. Dawers (2002), Deformation rates from faulting at the Tempe Terra extensional province, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1884, 10.1029/2002GL015391, September 25, 2002. (pdf reprint)
  43. Schultz, R.A. (2002), Stability of rock slopes in Valles Marineris, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1932, 10.1029/2002GL015728, October 11, 2002. (pdf reprint)
  44. Grosfils, E.B., R.A. Schultz, and G. Kroeger (2003), Geophysical exploration within northern Devils Lane graben, Canyonlands National Park, Utah: Implications for sediment thickness and tectonic evolution, Journal of Structural Geology, 25, 455–467. (pdf reprint)
  45. Schultz, R.A. (2003), Seismotectonics of the Amenthes Rupes thrust fault population, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 1932, 10.1029/2002GL016474, March 22, 2003. (pdf reprint)
  46. Wilkins, S.J., and R.A. Schultz (2003), Cross faults in extensional settings: Stress triggering, displacement localization, and implications for the origin of blunt troughs at Valles Marineris, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 5056, 10.1029/2002JE001968. (pdf reprint)
  47. Schultz, R.A. (2003), A method to relate initial elastic stress to fault population strains, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 1593, 10.1029/2002GL016681, June 13, 2003. (pdf reprint)
  48. Schultz, R.A., and C.M. Balasko (2003), Growth of deformation bands into echelon and ladder geometries, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 2033, 10.1029/2002GL018449, October 18, 2003. (pdf reprint)
  49. Benedicto, A., R. Schultz, and R. Soliva (2003), Layer thickness and the shape of faults, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 2076, 10.1029/2002GL018237, October 31, 2003. (pdf reprint)
  50. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2003), Thrust fault vergence on Mars: A foundation for investigating global-scale Tharsis-driven tectonics, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 2154, 10.1029/2002GL018237, November 21, 2003. (pdf reprint)
  51. Okubo, C.H., R.A. Schultz, and G.S. Stefanelli (2004), Gridding Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data using GMT: Effects of pixel size and interpolation methods on DEM integrity, Computers and Geosciences, 30, 59–72. (pdf reprint)
  52. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2004), Mechanical stratigraphy in the western equatorial region of Mars based on thrust fault-related fold topography and implications for near-surface volatile reservoirs, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 116, 594–605. (pdf reprint)
  53. Schultz, R.A., C.H. Okubo, C.L. Goudy, and S.J. Wilkins (2004), Igneous dikes on Mars revealed by MOLA topography, Geology, 32, 889–892. (pdf reprint)
  54. Goudy, C.L., and R.A. Schultz (2005), Dike intrusions beneath grabens south of Arsia Mons, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, 5, 10.1029/2004GL021977. (pdf reprint)
  55. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2005), Evolution of damage zone geometry and intensity in porous sandstone: Insight from strain energy density, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 162, 939–949. (pdf reprint)
  56. Goudy, C.L., R.A. Schultz, and T.K.P. Gregg (2005), Coulomb stress changes in Hesperia Planum, Mars, reveal regional thrust fault reactivation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, E10005, 10.1029/2004JE002293. (pdf reprint)
  57. Soliva, R., R.A. Schultz, and A. Benedicto (2005), Three-dimensional D-L scaling and maximum dimension of normal faults in layered rocks, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L16302, 10.1029/2005GL023007, August 16, 2005. (pdf reprint)
  58. Wilkins, S.J., and R.A. Schultz (2005), 3-D cohesive end zone model for source scaling of strike-slip intraplate earthquakes, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95, 2232–2258. (pdf reprint)
  59. Schultz, R.A., and R. Siddharthan (2005), A general framework for the occurrence and faulting of deformation bands in porous granular rocks, Tectonophysics, 411, 1–18. (pdf reprint)
  60. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2006), Near-tip stress rotation and the development of deformation band stepover geometries in mode II, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 343–348. (pdf reprint) Cover Photo
  61. Schultz, R.A. (2006), Cam cap models for Lunar soil: A first look, Proceedings of the 2nd NASA/ARO/ASCE Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, 10th ASCE Aerospace Division International Conference on Engineering, Construction and Operations in Challenging Environments (Earth & Space 2006), on CD-ROM.
  62. Neuffer, D.P., R.A. Schultz, and R.J. Watters (2006), Mechanisms of slope failure on Pyramid Mountain, a subglacial volcano in Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 43, 147–155. (pdf reprint)
  63. Dimitrova, L.L., W.E. Holt, A.J. Haines, and R.A. Schultz (2006), Towards understanding the history and mechanisms of Martian faulting: The contribution of gravitational potential energy, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L08202, 10.1029/2005GL025307, April 28, 2006. (pdf reprint) EnhancedFig1 EnhancedFig2 EnhancedFig3 EnhancedFig4
  64. Neuffer, D.P., and R.A. Schultz (2006), Mechanisms of slope failure in Valles Marineris, Mars, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 39, 227–240. (pdf reprint)
  65. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2006), Variability in Early Amazonian Tharsis stress state based on wrinkle ridges and strike-slip faulting, Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 2169–2181. (pdf reprint)
  66. Schultz, R.A., C.H. Okubo, and S.J. Wilkins (2006), Displacement-length scaling relations for faults on the terrestrial planets, Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 2182–2193. (pdf reprint)
  67. Okubo, C.H., and R.A. Schultz (2007), Compactional deformation bands in Wingate Sandstone; additional evidence of an impact origin for Upheaval Dome, Utah, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 256, 169–181. (pdf reprint)
  68. Fossen, H., R.A. Schultz, Z.K. Shipton, and K. Mair (2007), Deformation bands in sandstone: A review, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 164, 755–769. (pdf reprint)
  69. Nahm, A.L., and R.A. Schultz (2007), Outcrop-scale properties of Burns Formation at Meridiani Planum, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L20203, 10.1029/2007GL031005, October 24, 2007. (pdf reprint)
  70. Soliva, R., and R.A. Schultz (2008), Distributed and localized faulting in extensional settings: Insight from the North Ethiopian Rift – Afar transition area, Tectonics, 27, TC2003, doi:10.1029/2007TC002148. (pdf reprint)
  71. Schultz, R.A., and H. Fossen (2008), Terminology for structural discontinuities, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 92, 853–867. (pdf reprint) Cover Photo
  72. Soliva, R., A. Benedicto, R.A. Schultz, L. Maerten, and L. Micarelli (2008), Displacement and interaction of normal fault segments branched at depth: Implications for fault growth and potential earthquake rupture size. Journal of Structural Geology, 30, 1288–1299. (pdf reprint)
  73. Schultz, R.A., R. Soliva, H. Fossen, C.H. Okubo, and D.M. Reeves (2008), Dependence of displacement-length scaling relations for fractures and deformation bands on the volumetric changes across them, Journal of Structural Geology, 30, 1405–1411. (pdf reprint)
  74. Schultz, R.A., D. Mège, and H. Diot (2008), Emplacement conditions of igneous dikes in Ethiopian Traps, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 178, 683–692. (pdf reprint)
  75. Okubo, C.H., R.A. Schultz, M.A. Chan, G. Komatsu, and the HiRISE Team (2009), Deformation band clusters on Mars and implications for subsurface fluid flow, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120, 474–482. (pdf reprint)
  76. Schultz, R.A. (2009), Scaling and paleodepth of compaction bands, Nevada and Utah, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B03407, doi:10.1029/2008JB005876. (pdf reprint)
  77. Polit, A.T., R.A. Schultz, and R. Soliva (2009), Geometry, displacement-length scaling, and extensional strain of normal faults on Mars with inferences on mechanical stratigraphy of the Martian crust, Journal of Structural Geology, 31, 662–673. (pdf reprint)
  78. Nahm, A.L., and R.A. Schultz (2010), Evaluation of the orogenic belt hypothesis for the origin of the Thaumasia Highlands, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, E04008, doi:10.1029/2009JE003327. (pdf reprint)
  79. Fossen, H., R.A. Schultz, E. Rundhovde, A. Rotevatn, and S.J. Buckley (2010), Fault linkage and graben stepovers in Canyonlands (Utah) and the North Sea Viking Graben, with implications for hydrocarbon migration and accumulation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 94, 597–613. (pdf reprint)
  80. Klimczak, C., R.A. Schultz, R. Parashar, and D.M. Reeves (2010), Cubic law with aperture-length correlation: Implications for network scale fluid flow, Hydrogeology Journal, 18, 851–862. (pdf reprint)
  81. Klimczak, C., R.A. Schultz, and Nahm, A.L. (2010), Evaluation of the origin hypotheses of Pantheon Fossae, central Caloris basin, Mercury, Icarus, 209, 262–270. (pdf reprint)
  82. Schultz, R.A., E. Hauber, S. Kattenhorn, C.H. Okubo, and T.R. Watters (2010), Interpretation and analysis of planetary structures, Journal of Structural Geology, 32 (INVITED REVIEW ARTICLE), 855–875. (pdf reprint)
  83. Solum, J.G., J.P. Brandenburg, O.V. Kostenko, S.J. Wilkins, and R.A. Schultz (2010), Characterization of deformation bands associated with normal and reverse stress states in the Navajo Sandstone, Utah, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 94, 1453–1475. (pdf reprint)
  84. Schultz, R.A., C.H. Okubo, and H. Fossen (2010), Porosity and grain size controls on compaction band formation in Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L22306, doi: 2010GL044909. (pdf reprint)
  85. Benedicto, A., and R.A. Schultz (2010), Stylolites in limestone: Magnitude of contractional strain accommodated and scaling relationships, Journal of Structural Geology, 32, 1250–1256. (pdf reprint)
  86. Nahm, A.L., and R.A. Schultz (2011), Magnitude of global contraction on Mars from analysis of surface faults: Implications for Martian thermal history, Icarus, 211, 389–400, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.003. (pdf reprint)
  87. Schultz, R.A. (2011), Relationship of compaction bands in Utah to Laramide fault-related folding, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 29–35. (pdf reprint)
  88. Key, W.R.O., and R.A. Schultz (2011), Fault formation in porous rocks at high strain rates: First results from the Upheaval Dome impact crater, Utah, USA, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 123, 1161–1170. (pdf reprint)
  89. Fossen, H., R.A. Schultz, and A. Torabi (2011), Conditions and implications for compaction band formation in Navajo Sandstone, Utah, Journal of Structural Geology, 33, 1477–1490. (pdf reprint)
  90. Klimczak, C., R. Soliva, R.A. Schultz, and J. Chéry (2011), Growth of deformation bands in a multilayer sequence, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, B09209, doi:10.1029/2011JB008365. (pdf reprint)
  91. Olson, J.E., and R.A. Schultz (2011), Comment on “A note on the scaling relations for opening mode fractures in rock” by C.H. Scholz, Journal of Structural Geology, 33, 1523–1524. (pdf reprint)
  92. Schultz, R.A., and R. Soliva (2012), Propagation energies inferred from deformation bands in sandstone, International Journal of Fracture, 176, 135–149. (pdf reprint)
  93. Klimczak, C., and R.A. Schultz (2013), Fault damage zone origin of the Teufelsmauer, Subhercynian Cretaceous Basin, Germany, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), 102, 121–138; doi:10.1007/s00531-012-0794-z. (pdf reprint)
  94. Schultz, R.A., C. Klimczak, H. Fossen, J.E. Olson, U. Exner, D.M. Reeves, and R. Soliva, (2013), Statistical tests of scaling relationships for geologic structures, Journal of Structural Geology, 48, 85–94 (#1 most downloaded article through March 2013). (pdf reprint)
  95. Soliva, R., R.A. Schultz, G. Ballas, A. Taboada, C. Wibberley, E. Saillet, and A. Benedicto (2013), A new model of cataclastic band system formation as a function of tectonic setting, burial and material properties; new insight from Provence (southern France), Journal of Structural Geology, 49, 50–63. (pdf reprint)
  96. Klimczak, C., and R.A. Schultz (2013), Localized compaction in dilating materials, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 64, 139–147. (pdf reprint)
  97. Schultz, R.A., L.E. Summers, K.W. Lynch, and A.J. Bouchard (2014), Subsurface containment assurance program: Key element overview and best practice examples, paper OTC 24851 presented at the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference Asia, March 25–28, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (pdf reprint)
  98. Schultz, R.A., X. Tong, K.A. Soofi, D.T. Sandwell, and P.H. Hennings (2014), Satellite interferometry and the detection of active deformation associated with faults in Suban field, South Sumatra Basin, Indonesia, Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association, 38th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Jakarta Convention Center, May 21–23, 2014. (pdf reprint)
  99. Schultz, R.A., Tong, X., Soofi, K.A., D.T. Sandwell, and P.H. Hennings (2014), Using InSAR to detect active deformation associated with faults in Suban field, South Sumatra Basin, Indonesia, The Leading Edge, 33, 882–888. (pdf reprint)
  100. Schultz, R.A., U. Mutlu, and A. Bere (2016), Critical issues in subsurface integrity, paper ARMA 16–037 presented at the 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, Texas, June 26–29, 2016. (pdf reprint)
  101. Yue, K., J.E. Olson, and R.A. Schultz (2016), Calibration of stiffness and strength for layered rocks, paper ARMA 16–460 presented at the 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, Texas, June 26–29, 2016. (pdf reprint)
  102. Lee, H., J.E. Olson, and R.A. Schultz (2016), The interaction analysis of propagating opening mode fractures with veins using discrete element method, paper ARMA 16–769 presented at the 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, Texas, June 26–29, 2016. (pdf reprint)
  103. Schultz, R.A. (2016), Causes and mitigation strategies of surface hydrocarbon leaks at heavy-oil fields: Examples from Alberta and California, Petroleum Geoscience, 22, doi 10.1144/petgeo2016-070. (journal link)
  104. Schultz, R.A., and D. Vereide (2017), Post-Aliso Canyon regulations focus on natural gas storage reliability, Oil and Gas Journal, 115, 76–80, April 3, 2017. (pdf reprint)
  105. Schultz, R.A., C. Chabannes, and D. Vereide (2017), An asset integrity management system for underground natural gas storage in solution-mined salt caverns, paper presented at the Spring 2017 Solution Mining Research Institute Technical Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 23–26, 2017. (pdf reprint)
  106. Evans, D.J., and R.A. Schultz (2017), Analysis of occurrences at underground fuel storage facilities and assessment of the main mechanisms leading to loss of storage integrity, paper ARMA 17–265 presented at the 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, June 25–28, 2017. (pdf reprint)
  107. Razavi, O., H.P. Lee, J.E. Olson, and R.A. Schultz (2017), Characterization of naturally fractured reservoirs using drilling mud loss data: The effects of fluid leak-off and fracture permeability, paper ARMA 17–855 presented at the 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, June 25–28, 2017. (pdf reprint)
  108. Wang, W., J.E. Olson, M. Prodanović, and R.A. Schultz (2017), Interaction between cemented natural fractures and hydraulic fractures assessed by experiments and numerical simulations, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, in press.
  109. Razavi, O., H.P. Lee, J.E. Olson, and R.A. Schultz (2017), Drilling mud loss in naturally fractured reservoirs: Theoretical modeling and field data analysis, paper 17ATCE-P-2581-SPE to be presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, October 9–11, 2017.


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