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Evolution of Stress and Induced Seismicity at the Enhanced Geothermal System in Soultz-sous-Foręts, France, Earthquake Science Center Seminars, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park.  [ Video ]


 > Selected Publications

Waveform relocated earthquake catalog for Oklahoma and Southern Kansas illuminates the regional fault network
M. Schoenball and W.L. Ellsworth
submitted

Quantifying the heterogeneity of the stress field derived from local and global borehole data
M. Schoenball and N.C. Davatzes
submitted

2017

Analysis of borehole breakout development using continuum damage mechanics
D. P. Sahara, M. Schoenball, E. Gerolymatou and T. Kohl (2017)
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, in press, 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2017.04.005[ Abstract ]

Geodetic slip model of the MW 5.8 3 September, 2016 Pawnee, Oklahoma, earthquake: Evidence for fault zone collapse
F. F. Pollitz, C. W. Wicks, M. Schoenball, W. L. Ellsworth and M. H. Murray (2017)
Seismological Research Letters, 88(4), 10.1785/0220170002[ Abstract ]

2016

Analysis and interpretation of stress indicators in deviated wells of the Coso Geothermal Field
M. Schoenball, J.M.G. Glen and N.C. Davatzes (2016)
In 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, California.   [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Geologic Setting of the West Flank: A FORGE Site Adjacent to the Coso Geothermal System
A. Sabin, K. Blake, M. Lazaro, D. Blankenship, M. Kennedy, J. McCulloch, S. DeOreo, S. Hickman, J. Glen, O. Kaven, M. Schoenball, C. Williams, G. Phelps, J. Faulds, N. Hinz, W. Calvin, D. Siler and A. Robertson-Tait (2016)
In 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, California.   [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2015

Induced seismicity in geothermal reservoirs: A review of forecasting approaches
E. Gaucher, M. Schoenball, O. Heidbach, A. Zang, P.A. Fokker, J.-D. van Wees and T. Kohl (2015)
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 52, 1473-1490, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.08.026[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Differentiating induced and natural seismicity using space-time-magnitude statistics applied to the Coso Geothermal Field
M. Schoenball, N.C. Davatzes and J.M.G. Glen (2015)
Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 6221-6228, doi:10.1002/2015GL064772[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Induced seismicity in geothermal reservoirs: Physical processes and key parameters
E. Gaucher, M. Schoenball, O. Heidbach, A. Zang, P. Fokker, J.-D. van Wees and T. Kohl (2015)
In World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia.   [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Analysis of stress heterogeneities in fractured crystalline reservoirs
D.P. Sahara, M. Schoenball, T. Kohl and B.I.R. Müller (2015)
In World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia.   [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Natural or induced: Identifying natural and induced swarms from pre-production and co-production microseismic catalogs at the Coso Geothermal Field
M. Schoenball, J.O. Kaven, J.M.G. Glen and N.C. Davatzes (2015)
In 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, California.   [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2014

Impact of fracture networks on borehole breakout heterogeneities in crystalline rock
D.P. Sahara, M. Schoenball, T. Kohl and B.I.R. Müller (2014)
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 71, 301-309, doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.07.001[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Large magnitude events during injections in geothermal reservoirs and hydraulic energy: A heuristic approach
C. Baujard, M. Schoenball, T. Kohl and L. Dorbath (2014)
Geothermics, 52, 140-152, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.07.002[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Forward modelling of seismicity rate changes in georeservoirs with a hybrid geomechanical-statistical prototype model
A.H. Hakimhashemi, M. Schoenball, O. Heidbach, A. Zang and G. Grünthal (2014)
Geothermics, 52, 185-194, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.01.001[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Time-dependent brittle creep as mechanism for time-delayed wellbore failure
M. Schoenball, D.P. Sahara and T. Kohl (2014)
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 70, 400-406, doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.05.012[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Change of stress regime during geothermal reservoir stimulation
M. Schoenball, L. Dorbath, E. Gaucher, J.F. Wellmann and T. Kohl (2014)
Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1163-1170, doi:10.1002/2013GL058514[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Economic evaluation of geothermal reservoir performance through modeling the complexity of an operating EGS
S. Held, A. Genter, T. Kohl, T. Kölbel, J. Sausse and M. Schoenball (2014)
Geothermics, 51, 270-280, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.01.016[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2013

The peculiar shut-in behavior of the well GPK2 at Soultz-sous-Forets
M. Schoenball and T. Kohl (2013)
GRC Transactions, 37:217-220.  [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

Flow anisotropy in sheared fractures with self-affine surfaces
M. Schoenball, M. Selzer, N. Kühnle, B. Nestler, J. Schmittbuhl and T. Kohl (2013)
European Geothermal Congress, PS2-05, 7 p.  [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2012

The role of triggering by static stress transfer during geothermal reservoir stimulation
M. Schoenball, C. Baujard, T. Kohl and L. Dorbath (2012)
Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B09307, doi:10.1029/2012JB009304[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2010

Fluid-induced microseismicity in pre-stressed rock masses
M. Schoenball, T.M. Müller, B.I.R. Müller and O. Heidbach (2010)
Geophysical Journal International, 180, 813-819, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04443.x[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

2006

New galactic open cluster candidates from DSS and 2MASS imagery
M. Kronberger, P. Teutsch, B. Alessi, M. Steine, L. Ferrero, K. Graczewski, M. Juchert, D. Patchick, D. Riddle, J. Saloranta, M. Schoenball and C. Watson (2006)
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 447(3), 921-U53, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20054057[ Abstract ] [ PDF ]