Publications

 

(14) Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli* and R. L. Detwiler, Can a fractured caprock self heal?

2014 (in review)



(13) Medina, R.*, J. E. Elkhoury, J. P. Morris, R. Prioul, J. Desroches and R. L. Detwiler, Flow of dense suspensions through fractures: significant in-plane velocity variations caused by small variations in solid concentration, Geofluids, 2014 (in review).



(12) Ameli, P.*, J. E. Elkhoury, R. L. Detwiler and J. P. Morris, Fracture permeability alterations due to chemical and mechanical processes: a coupled high resolution model, Rock Mech. & Rock Eng., 2014 (in press).



(11) Ameli, P.*, J. E. Elkhoury and R. L. Detwiler, High resolution fracture aperture mapping technique using optical profilometry, Water Resour. Res., 49, 1-7, 2013.



(10) Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli* and R. L. Detwiler, Dissolution and deformation in fractured carbonates caused by flow of CO2-rich brine under reservoir conditions, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 16S, S2-3-S215, 2013.



  1. (9) Elkhoury, J. E. and L. Knopoff, Dynamical model of faulting in two dimensions and the selfhealing of large fractures, Phys. Rev. E, 86, 066118, 2012. (Featured on Phys. Rev. E Kaleidoscope).



  1. (8) Bruno, M. S., V. Serajian, K. Lao, N. White, J. E. Elkhoury and R. L. Detwiler, Advanced horizontal well recirculation systems for geothermal energy recovery in sedimentary formations, Geothermal Resources Council, 2012.



  1. (7) Manga M., I. Beresnev, E. E. Brodsky, J. E. Elkhoury, D. Elsworth, S. Ingebritsen, D. C. Mays and C.-Y. Wang, Changes in permeability caused by transient stresses: field observations, experiments, and mechanisms, Rev. Geophys., 50, RG2004, 2012.



  1. (6) Lengliné, O., J. E. Elkhoury, G. Daniel, J. Schmittbuhl, R. Toussaint, J.-P. Ampuero and M. Bouchon, Interplay of seismic and aseismic deformations during earhtquake swarms: an experimental approach, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 331-332,  215-223, 2012.



  1. (5) Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, R. and K. J. MålØy, Downscaling of frature energy during brittle creep experiments, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B08215, 2011.



  1. (4) Lengliné, O., R. Toussaint, J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, K. T. Tallakstad, S. Santucci and K. J. MålØy, Average crack front velocity during subcritical fracture propagation in a heterogeneous medium, Phys. Rev. E, 84, 036104, 2011.



  1. (3) Elkhoury, J. E., A., Neimeijer, E. E. Brodsky, and C. Marone, Laboratory observations of permeability enhancement by fluid pressure oscillations of in-situ fractured rock, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B02311, 2011.



  1. (2) Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky and D. C. Agnew, Seismic waves increase permeability, Nature, 441, 7097, 1135-1138, 2006. (Featured in the news media).



  1. (1) Elkhoury, J. E. and J.-P Gallinar, Stark effect upon the effective mass and radius in a tightbinding exciton model, Cond-mat/0211340.

(18) Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli and R. L. Detwiler, Chemical and mechanical alteration of fractured caprock under reactive flow, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Absrtract H12C-06, 2013.



(17) Brodsky E., Xue L., Candela T. and J. E. Elkhoury, Permeability that changes over time, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Absrtract H52D-03, 2013. (invited)



(16) Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler, V. Serajian and M. Bruno, Evolution of fractured

anhydrite under chemical and mechanical alteration, Assoc. Env. Eng. Sci. Prof., Env. Eng. & Sci., Bi-annual meeting, Golden, 2013.



  1. (15)Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler, V. Serajian and M. Bruno, Recirculation System    

for Geothermal Energy Recovery in Sedimentary Formations: Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11O-03, 2012.



(14) Detwiler, R. L., J. E. Elkhoury and P. Ameli, Coupled Chemical and Mechanical Deformation in Fractures: Insight From Laboratory-scale imaging, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract NS43A-02, 2012. (invited)



(13) Ameli, P.*, R. L. Detwiler and J. E. Elkhoury, Chemical and Mechanical Alteration of Fracutres: Micro-Scale Simulations and Comparison to Experimental Results, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T13J-05, 2012.



  1. (12) Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler and P. Ameli, Dissolution and Deformation in Fractured Carbonates Caused by Flow of CO2-Rich Brine, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H53M-04, 2011.



  1. (11) Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, and K. J. MålØy, Up scaling of the Fracture Energy in heterogeneous media during Creep Brittle Experiments, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-10102, 2011.



  1. (10) Elkhoury, J. E. and O. Zielke, Earthquakes source studies II, AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S33E, 2010. (Session Chair)



  1. (9) Lengliné, O., J. E. Elkhoury, J. Schmittbuhl, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, and K. J. MålØy, Up scaling of Fracture Energy during Creep Brittle Experiments, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S33E-07, 2010.



  1. (8) Elkhoury, J. E., Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J.-P. Ampuero, and R. Toussaint, Fault Slip Embedded in Creep: Insight into Tectonic Tremors and Slow Slip Events from Acoustic and Optical Monitoring of Fractures, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S12A-08, 2010.



  1. (7) Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky, A. Niemeijer and C. Marone, Dynamic Stressing Increases Permeability: Laboratory Experiments, Permeability Determined and Controlled by Time Varying Stresses, Dept. of Energy meeting, San Francisco 2010 (invited talk).



  1. (6) Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky and D. Agnew, Dynamic Stressing Increases Permeability: Field Observations, Permeability Determined and Controlled by Time Varying Stresses, Dept. of Energy meeting, San Francisco 2010 (invited talk).



  1. (5) Schmittbuhl, J., O. Lengliné, J. E. Elkhoury, R. Toussaint, G. Daniel and K. J. Maloy, Partitioning of seismic and aseismic slip during creep: insights from acoustic emissions and optical monitoring, European Seismological Commission, 32 General Assembly, Montpellier, France, 2010.



  1. (4) Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, R. Toussaint, G. Daniel and K. J. Maloy, Comparison of optical and acoustical monitoring during crack propagation: implication for slow earthquake dynamics, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-10639, 2010.



  1. (3) Elkhoury, J. E., A., Neimeijer, E. E. Brodsky, and C. Marone, Dynamic Stress Stimulates Flow in Fractures, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T14B-05, 2009.



  1. (2) Elkhoury, J. E. and L. Knopoff, Correlations and non-predictability in the time evolution of earthquake ruptures, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S14B-08, 2007.



  1. (1) Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky and D. C. Agnew, Observed permeability increases generated by seismic waves, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T42B-05, 2005.



Presenting co-author underlined

* collaborating student

Oral presentations in conferences

(17) Elkhoury, J. E., Self-organization of seismicity under time-dependent stress reconfiguration (GJI)


(16) Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler and M. Bruno, Heat transfer capacity of intact and fractured sedimentary rocks for geothermal energy recovery (JGR)


(15) Elkhoury, J. E., Correlations and non-predictability in the time evolution of earthquake rupture models (EPSL)

Published and in review

in preparation