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Christine Doughty's Publications

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Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Tsang, C.-F., T.A. Buscheck, and C. Doughty, Aquifer thermal energy storage: a numerical simulation of Auburn University field experiments, Water Resour. Res., 17, 3, 647-658, 1981.
  2. Doughty, C., G. Hellstrom, C.-F. Tsang, and J. Claesson, A dimensionless parameter approach to the thermal behavior of an aquifer thermal energy storage system, Water Resour. Res., 18, 3, 571-587, 1982.
  3. Buscheck, T.A., C. Doughty, and C.-F. Tsang, Prediction and analysis of a field experiment on a multilayered aquifer thermal energy storage system with strong buoyancy flow, Water Resour. Res., 19, 5, 1307-1315, 1983.
  4. Tsang, C.-F.,  D.C. Mangold, C. Doughty, and M.J. Lippmann, Prediction of reinjection effects in the Cerro Prieto geothermal system, Geothermics, 13, 1/2, 141-162, 1984.
  5. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, A comparative study of a heat and fluid flow problem using three models of different levels of sophistication, Mathematical Modelling, 8, 412-418, 1987.
  6. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, A semianalytical solution for heat pipe effects near high-level nuclear waste packages buried in partially saturated geological media, Intl. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 31, 1, 79-90, 1988.
  7. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, A similarity solution for two-phase fluid and heat flow near high-level nuclear waste packages emplaced in porous media, Intl. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 33, 6, 1205-1222, 1990.
  8. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, A similarity solution for two-phase water, air, and heat flow near a linear heat source in a porous medium, Journal of Geophysical Res., 97 (B2), 1821-1838, 1992.
  9. Nir, A., C. Doughty, and C.-F. Tsang, Validation of design procedure and performance modeling of a heat and fluid transport field experiment in the unsaturated zone, Advances in Water Resources, 15, 153-166, 1992.
  10. Amistoso, A.E., B.G. Aquino, Z.P. Aunzo, O.T.  Jordan, F.X.M. Sta. Ana, G.S. Bodvarsson, and C. Doughty, Reservoir analysis of the Palinpinon geothermal field, Negros Oriental, Philippines, Geothermics, 22, (5/6), 555-574, 1993.
  11. Doughty, C., J.C.S. Long, K. Hestir, and S.M. Benson, Hydrologic characterization of heterogeneous geologic media with an inverse method based on iterated function systems, Water Resour. Res., 30, 6, 1721-1745, 1994.
  12. Liu, H.H., C. Doughty, and G.S. Bodvarsson, An active fracture model for unsaturated flow and transport in fractured rocks, Water Resour. Res., 34, 10, 2633-2646, 1998.
  13. Doughty, C., Investigation of conceptual and numerical approaches for evaluating moisture, gas, chemical, and heat transport in fractured unsaturated rock, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 38, 1-3, 69-106, 1999.
  14. Vasco, D.W., K. Karasaki, and C. Doughty, Using surface deformation to image reservoir dynamics, Geophysics, 65,1,1-16, 2000.
  15. Johnson, T.M., R.C. Roback, T.L. McLing, T.D. Bullen, D.J. DePaolo, C. Doughty, R.J. Hunt, R.W. Smith, L.D. Cecil, and M.T. Murrell, Groundwater “fast paths” in the Snake River Plain aquifer: Radiogenic isotope ratios as natural groundwater tracers, Geology, 28, 10, 871-874, 2000.
  16. Faybishenko, B., C. Doughty, M. Steiger, J.C.S. Long, T.R. Wood, J.S. Jacobsen, J. Lore, and P.T. Zawislanski, Conceptual model of the geometry and physics of water flow in a fractured basalt vadose zone, Water Resour. Res., 36, 12, 3499-3520, 2000.
  17. Doughty, C., Numerical model of water flow in a fractured basalt vadose zone, Box Canyon site, Idaho, Water Resour. Res., 36, 12, 3521-3534, 2000.
  18. Salve, R., J.S.Y. Wang, and C. Doughty, Liquid-release tests in unsaturated fractured welded tuffs: I. Field investigations, Journal of Hydrology, 256, 1-2, 60-79, 2002.
  19. Doughty, C., R. Salve, and J.S.Y. Wang, Liquid-release tests in unsaturated fractured welded tuffs: II. Numerical modeling, Journal of Hydrology, 256, 1-2, 80-105, 2002.
  20. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Flow and transport in hierarchically fractured rock, Journal of Hydrology, 263, 1-4, 1-22, 2002.
  21. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, A particle-tracking approach to simulating transport in a complex fracture, Water Resour. Res., 39, 7, 1174, doi:10.1029/2002WR001614, 2003.
  22. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, Multirate flowing fluid electric conductivity logging method, Water Resour. Res., 39, 12, 1354, doi:10.1029/2003WR002308, 2003.
  23. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Modeling flow and transport in saturated fractured rock to evaluate site characterization needs, IAHR Journal of Hydraulics, 42, extra issue, 33-44, 2004.
  24. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, Modeling supercritical carbon dioxide injection in heterogeneous porous media, Vadose Zone Journal, 3, 3, 837-847, 2004.
  25. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Signatures in flowing fluid electric conductivity logs, Journal of Hydrology, 310, 1-4, 157-180, 2005.
  26. Doughty, C., S. Takeuchi, K. Amano, M. Shimo, and C.-F. Tsang, Application of multi-rate flowing fluid electric conductivity logging method to Well DH-2, Tono Site, Japan, Water Resour. Res., 41, W1041, doi:10.1029/2004WR003708, 2005.
  27. Hovorka, S.D., S.M. Benson, C. Doughty, B.M. Freifeld, S. Sakurai, T.M. Daley, Y.K. Kharaka, M.H. Holtz, R.C. Trautz, H.S. Nance, L.R. Myer, and K.G. Knauss, Measuring permanence of CO2 storage in saline formations: the Frio experiment, Environmental Geosciences, 13, 2, 1-17, 2006.
  28. Doughty, C., Modeling geologic storage of carbon dioxide: comparison of hysteretic and non-hysteretic curves, Energy Conversion and Management, 48, 6, 1768-1781, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2007.01.022, 2007.
  29. Doughty, C., B.M. Freifeld, and R.C. Trautz, Site characterization for CO2 geologic storage and vice versa – the Frio brine pilot, Texas, USA as a case study, Environmental Geology, 54, 8, 1635-1656, doi: 10.10007/s00254-007-0942-0, 2008.
  30. Finsterle, S., C. Doughty, M.B. Kowalsky, G.J. Moridis, L. Pan, T. Xu, Y. Zhang, and K. Pruess, Advanced vadose zone simulation using TOUGH, Vadose Zone Journal, 7, 601–609, doi:10.2136/vzj2007.0059, 2008.
  31. Doughty, C., C.-F. Tsang, K. Hatanaka, S. Yabuuchi, and H. Kurikami, Application of direct-fitting, mass-integral, and multi-rate methods to analysis of flowing fluid electric conductivity logs from Horonobe, Japan, Water Resour. Res., 44, W08403, doi:10.1029/2007WR006441, 2008.
  32. Tsang, C.-F., C. Doughty, and M. Uchida, Simple model representations of transport in a complex fracture and their effects on long-term predictions, Water Resour. Res., 44, W08445, doi:10.1029/2007WR006632, 2008.
  33. Doughty, C., Estimating plume volume for geologic storage of CO2 in saline aquifers, Ground Water, 46, 6, 810-813, 2008.
  34. Doughty, C., Investigation of CO2 plume behavior for a large-scale pilot test of geologic carbon storage in a saline formation, Transport in Porous Media, special issue on geologic carbon storage, doi:10.1007/S112423-009-9396-z, 2009.
  35. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, Insight from simulations of single-well injection-withdrawal tracer tests on simple and complex fractures, submitted to Water Resour. Re., June, 2009.
  36. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Analysis of three sets of SWIW tracer-test data using a two-population complex fracture model, submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, June, 2009.
  37. Doughty, C., C.-F. Tsang, S. Yabuuchi, and T. Kunimaru, Simultaneous determination of hydraulic properties of multiple fractures in borehole PB-V01, Horonobe, Japan and identification of fractures with natural flow, in preparation, June, 2009.

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Books and Book Chapters

  1. Javandel, I., C. Doughty, and C.-F. Tsang, Groundwater Transport: handbook of mathematical models, 228 pp., Water resources monograph 10, American Geophysical Union, Washington D.C., 1984.
  2. Long, J.C.S., C. Doughty, K. Hestir, and S. Martel, Modeling heterogeneous and fractured reservoirs with inverse methods based on Iterated Function Systems, in Reservoir characterization III, Bill Linville, Editor, PennWell Books, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1993.
  3. Long, J.C.S., C. Doughty, A. Datta-Gupta, K. Hestir, and D.W. Vasco, Component characterization: An approach to fracture hydrogeology, in Subsurface flow and transport: a stochastic approach, G. Dagan and S.P. Neuman, Editors, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997.
  4. Benito, P.H., P.J. Cook, B. Fayishenko, B. Freifeld, and C. Doughty, Cross-well air-injection parcker tests for the assessment of pneumatic connectivity in fractured, unsaturated basalt, in Rock mechanics for industry, Proceedings of the 37th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vail, Colorado, USA, June 6-9, 1999, B. Amadei, R.L. Kranz, G.A. Scott and P.H. Smealie, Editors, 843-851, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1999.
  5. Doughty, C. and B. Faybishenko, Modeling of water flow and tracer breakthrough curves in fractured basalt (lessons learned and future investigations), in Vadose zone science and technology solutions, B.B. Looney and R.W. Falta, Editors, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, 2000.
  6. Faybishenko, B., P. A. Witherspoon, C. Doughty, J.T. Geller, T.R. Wood, and R.K. Podgorney, Multi-scale investigations of liquid flow in a fractured basalt vadose zone, in Flow and transport through unsaturated fractured rock, second edition, D.D. Evans, T.J. Nicholson, and T.C. Rasmussen, Editors, Geophysical Monograph 42, 161-182, American Geophysical Union, Washington D.C., 2001.
  7. Hovorka, S.D., C. Doughty, S.M. Benson, K. Pruess, and P.R. Knox, The impact of geological heterogeneity on CO2 storage in brine formations: a case study from the Texas Gulf Coast, In Geological storage of carbon dioxide, S.J. Baines and R.H. Worden, Editors, Special Publication 233, 147-163, Geological Society, London, 2004.
  8. Tsang, C.-F., C. Doughty, J. Rutqvist, and T. Xu, Modeling to understand and simulate physico-chemical processes of CO2 geological storage, In Carbon capture and geologic sequestration: Integrating technology, monitoring, and regulation, E.J. Wilson and D. Gerard, Editors, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, 2007.
  9. Doughty, C. and L.R. Myer, Scoping calculations on leakage of CO2 in geologic storage, in Science and technology of carbon sequestration, B. McPherson and E. Sundquist, Editors, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, in press, 2009.

Thesis and Dissertation

  1. Doughty, C., Two phase fluid and heat flow in fractured/porous media: a similarity solution, M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Materials Science and Mineral Engineering, University of Calif., Berkeley, 1991.
  2. Doughty, C., Estimation of hydrologic properties of heterogeneous geologic media with an inverse method based on iterated function systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Materials Science and Mineral Engineering, University of Calif., Berkeley, 1995 (LBL-38136).

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Conference Papers and Presentations

  1. Tsang, C.-F., T.A. Buscheck, and C. Doughty, Aquifer thermal energy storage - recent parameter and site-specific studies, in Proceedings, International Conference:  Seasonal Thermal and Compressed Air Energy Storage, Seattle, Washington, October 19-21, 1981.
  2. Tsang, C.-F., D.C. Mangold, C. Doughty, and M.J. Lippmann, The Cerro Prieto reinjection tests: studies of a multilayer system, in Proceedings, Third Symposium on the Cerro Prieto Geothermal Field, San Francisco, Calif., March 24-26, 1981.
  3. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, A non-isothermal well test analysis method, in Proceedings, ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-24, 1983.
  4. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Control of the movement of a fluid plume by injection and production procedures in Proceedings, ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-24, 1983.
  5. Tsang, C.-F., D.C. Mangold, C. Doughty, and I. Javandel, A study of contaminant plume control in fractured-porous media, in Proceedings, National Water Well Convention, Columbus, Ohio, May 22, 1983.
  6. Doughty, C., A. Nir, C.-F. Tsang, and G.S. Bodvarsson, Heat storage in unsaturated soils - initial theoretical analysis of storage design and operational methods, in Proceedings, International Conference on Subsurface Heat Storage in Theory and Practice, Stockholm, Sweden, June 6-8, 1983.
  7. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, Detailed validation of a liquid and heat flow code against field performance, SPE-13503,in Proceedings, Eighth SPE Symposium on Reservoir Simulation, Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10-13, 1985.
  8. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Investigation of the vertical-flow aquifer thermal energy storage concept and numerical simulation of the Dorigny field experiment, in Proceedings, Third International Conference on Energy Storage for Building Heating and Cooling, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 22-26, 1985.
  9. Nir, A., C. Doughty, and C.-F. Tsang, Seasonal heat storage in unsaturated soils: example of design study, in Proceedings, 21st Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, San Diego, Calif., August 25-29, 1986.
  10. Bensabat, J., C. Doughty, E. Korin, A. Nir, and C.-F.  Tsang, Validation experiments of seasonal thermal energy storage models in unsaturated soils, presented at Jigastock 88, Journees internationales sur le stockage de l’energie thermique et la geothermie appliquee, Versailles, France, October 17-20, 1988.
  11. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, A similarity solution for two-phase fluid and heat flow near high-level nuclear waste packages emplaced in porous media, presented at Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1988.
  12. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, Verification of TOUGH2 against a semianalytical solution for transient two-phase fluid and heat flow in porous media, presented at The TOUGH Workshop, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., September 13-14, 1990.
  13. Doughty, C., C.-F. Tsang, E. Korin, and A.  Nir, Seasonal storage of thermal energy in unsaturated soils:  modeling, simulation, and field validation, presented at Thermastock ‘91, fifth International Congress on Thermal Energy Storage, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, May 13-16, 1991.
  14. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, A mathematical model for two-phase water, air, and heat flow around a linear heat source emplaced in a permeable medium, presented at The 1991 ASME/AIChE National Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 28-31, 1991, Rep. LBL-30050, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1991.
  15. Doughty, C., J.C.S. Long, and K. Hestir, Characterization of heterogeneous geologic media using inverse methods on models with hierarchical structure, presented at Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1991.
  16. Doughty, C., Hydrological inversions using Iterated Function Systems, Invited talk, SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Houston, Texas, April 19-21, 1993.
  17. Doughty, C., J.C.S. Long, E.L. Majer, T.M. Daley, J.E. Peterson Jr., and L.R. Myer, LBL/Industry heterogeneous reservoir performance definition project - Gypsy site, presented at BPO Contractor Review Conference, Fountainhead, Oklahoma, July 18-22, 1993.
  18. Doughty, C. and J.T. Geller, Effects of degassing on aqueous flow in fractures: dynamic versus equilibrium behavior, Invited presentation, Two-phase Flow in Fractures Workshop, Berkeley, Calif., November 3-4, 1993.
  19. Merzlyakov, E., C. Doughty, and A. Nir, Analytical approximation of a design of a seasonal thermal energy storage in a semi-arid zone, in Proceedings, Sixth International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage, Espoo, Finland, August 22-25, 1994.
  20. Long, J.C.S., C. Doughty, D.W. Vasco, A.  Datta-Gupta, K. Hestir, E.L. Majer, and J.E. Peterson Jr., Fractured reservoir characterization through inverse analysis of well-test data and seismic imaging, presented at SEG 64th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif., October 23-28, 1994.
  21. Doughty, C. and J.C.S. Long, Characterization of heterogeneous geologic media at the scale of interest for applications, presented at Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1994.
  22. Doughty, C., Flow reduction due to degassing and redissolution phenomena, presented at The TOUGH Workshop, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., March 20-22, 1995.
  23. Geller, J.T., C. Doughty, and J.C.S. Long, Two-phase flow in regionally saturated fractured rock near excavations, presented at the 6th Annual International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 30-May 5, 1995.
  24. Datta-Gupta, A., E.L. Majer, J.E. Peterson Jr., D.W. Vasco, C. Doughty, J.C.S. Long, J. Queen, P.S. D’Onfro, and W.D. Rizer, An integrated approach to characterization of fractured reservoirs, presented at SEG 65th Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October, 1995.
  25. Faybishenko, B., J.C.S. Long, C. Doughty, R. Salve, P. Zawislanski, J. Jacobsen, and J.B. Sisson, Investigations of scale effects and preferential flow in the vadose zone of fractured basalt at Box Canyon analog site in Idaho, presented at GSA Fall Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October, 1996.
  26. Faybishenko, B., J.C.S. Long, J.B. Sisson, C. Doughty, R. Salve, K. Williams, P. Zawislanski, and J. Jacobsen, Field ponded infiltration test in fractured basalt at Box Canyon analog site in Idaho: Summary of preliminary results, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1996.
  27. Doughty, C., Hydrogeologic characterization using the iterated function system (IFS) inverse method, presented at the Joint USAF/Army Contractor/Grantee Meeting, Panama City, Florida, January 14-17, 1997.
  28. Wood, T.R., T.M. Stoops, B. Faybishenko, C. Doughty, and J.S. Jacobsen, A conceptual model of tracer transport in fractured basalt: Large scale infiltration test revisited, presented at GSA Fall Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 1997.
  29. Faybishenko, B., C. Doughty, J.C.S. Long, and T.R. Wood, Conceptual model of geometry and physics of liquid flow in unsaturated fractured basalt at Box Canyon site, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1997.
  30. Doughty, C., Numerical modeling of hot air injection and ponded infiltration tests in unsaturated fractured basalt at the Box Canyon site, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1997.
  31. Oldenburg, C.M. and C. Doughty, Data fusion and inverse modeling for SELECT, in Proceedings, Air Force Office of Scientific Research Annual Review, Snowbird, Utah, May, 1998.
  32. Doughty, C., Numerical modeling of field tests in unsaturated fractured basalt at the Box Canyon site, presented at TOUGH Workshop ’98, Berkeley, Calif., May, 1998, Rep. LBNL-41920, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1998.
  33. Sahoo, D., T.M. Johnson, and C. Doughty, Utilizing natural Sr isotope ratios to determine preferential flow paths in subsurface aquifers on a regional scale, presented at AGU Spring Meeting, Boston, May, 1998.
  34. Johnson T.M., D. Sahoo, T.L. McLing, C. Doughty, D.J. DePaolo, and R.W. Smith, EM/ER project:  Investigation of groundwater flow paths through combined inversion of strontium isotope ratios and hydraulic head data, U.S. Dept. of Energy Environmental Management Science Program Workshop, Chicago, IL, July, 1998.
  35. Faybishenko, B., P.A. Witherspoon, C. Doughty, T.R. Wood, R.K. Podgorney, and J.T. Geller, Multi-scale conceptual approach to describe flow in a fractured vadose zone, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1998.
  36. Li, J.H. and C. Doughty, Forward and backward particle tracking on earth-ocean-atmosphere joint simulation, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1999.
  37. Hovorka, S.D., C. Doughty, P.R. Knox, C.T. Green, K. Pruess, and S.M. Benson, Evaluation of brine-bearing sands of the Frio Formation, upper Texas Gulf Coast for geological sequestration of CO2, presented at First National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Washington DC, May 14-17, 2001.
  38. Doughty, C., K. Pruess, S.M. Benson, S.D. Hovorka, P.R. Knox, and C.T. Green, Capacity investigation of brine-bearing sands of the Frio Formation for geologic sequestration of CO2, presented at First National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Washington DC, May 14-17, 2001.
  39. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Modeling flow and transport in saturated fractured rock to evaluate site characterization needs, presented at 2002 IAHR International Groundwater Symposium, Berkeley, Calif., March 25-28, 2002.
  40. Salve, R., C. Doughty, and J.S.Y. Wang, Measuring and modeling flow in welded tuffs, presented at 2002 IAHR International Groundwater Symposium, Berkeley, Calif., March 25-28, 2002.
  41. Myer, L.R., S.M. Benson, C. Byrer, D. Cole, C. Doughty, W. Gunter, G.M. Hoversten, S. Hovorka, J.W. Johnson, K. Knauss, A. Kovscek, D. Law, M.J. Lippmann, E.L. Majer, B. van der Meer, G. Moline, R.L. Newmark, C.M. Oldenburg, F.M. Orr, Jr., K. Pruess, C.-F. Tsang, The GEO-SEQ project; A status report, presented at GHGT-6 Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 30 – October 4, 2002.
  42. Doughty, C., S.M. Benson, and K. Pruess, Capacity investigation of brine-bearing sands for geologic sequestration of CO2, presented at GHGT-6 Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 30 – October 4, 2002.
  43. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Using borehole temperature profiles to constrain regional groundwater flow, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 2002.
  44. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Constraining hydrologic models using thermal analysis, presented at Rock Mechanics Symposium, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Tokyo, Jan. 23-24, 2003.
  45. Knox, P.R., C. Doughty, and S.D. Hovorka, Impacts of buoyancy and pressure gradient on field-scale geological sequestration of CO2 in saline aquifers, presented at AAPG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, May 11-14, 2003.
  46. Doughty, C., K. Pruess, and S.M. Benson, Development of a well-testing program for a CO2 sequestration pilot in a brine formation, presented at Second National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 5-8, 2003.
  47. Myer, L.R.,  S.M. Benson, C. Doughty, S.D. Hovorka, G.M. Hoversten, E.L. Majer, K. Pruess, K. Knauss, T. Phelps, D. Cole, P. Knox, W. Gunter, R. Newmark, D. Vasco, W. Foxall, Monitoring and verification at the Frio pilot test, presented at Second National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 5-8, 2003.
  48. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, Modeling supercritical CO2 injection in heterogeneous porous media, presented at TOUGH Symposium 2003, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., May 12-14, 2003.
  49. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Hydrologic characterization of fractured rock using flowing fluid electric conductivity logs, presented at Second International Symposium on Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., February 10-12, 2004.
  50. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki,  Constraining a fractured-rock groundwater flow model with pressure-transient data from an inadvertent well test, presented at Second International Symposium on Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., February 10-12, 2004.
  51. Takeuchi, S., M. Shimo, C. Doughty, and C.-F. Tsang, Identification of the water-conducting features and evaluation of hydraulic parameters using fluid electric conductivity logging, presented at Second International Symposium on Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., February 10-12, 2004.
  52. Holtz, M.H., C. Doughty, J. Yeh, and S.D. Hovorka, Modeling of CO2 saline aquifer sequestration and the effects of residual phase saturation, presented at AAPG Annual Meeting, Dallas, April 18-21, 2004.
  53. Doughty, C., K. Pruess, S.M. Benson, B.M. Freifeld, and W.D. Gunter, Hydrological and geochemical monitoring for a CO2 sequestration pilot in a brine formation, presented at Third National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 3-6, 2004.
  54. Myer, L.R., S.M. Benson, D. Cole, T. Daley, C. Doughty, A. Dutton, B. Freifeld, W. Gunter, M. Holtz, S. Hovorka, M. Hoversten, B.M. Kennedy, Y. Kharaka, K. Knauss, P. Knox, E. Majer, T. Phelp, K. Pruess, J. Robinson, Subsurface monitoring and verification at the Frio pilot test, presented at Seventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-7), IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, Vancouver, Canada, September 5-9, 2004.
  55. Hovorka, S.D., C. Doughty, and M.H. Holtz, Testing efficiency of storage in the subsurface: Frio brine pilot experiment, presented at Seventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-7), IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, Vancouver, Canada, September 5-9, 2004.
  56. Freifeld, B.M., C. Doughty, R.C. Trautz, S.D. Hovorka, L.R. Myer, and S.M. Benson, The Frio brine pilot CO2 sequestration test – comparison of field data and predicted results, presented at Chapman Conference, The science and technology of carbon sequestration: methods and prospects for verification and assessment of sinks for anthropogenic carbon dioxide, San Diego, CA, January 16-20, 2005.
  57. Doughty, C. and L.R. Myer, Bounding calculations on leakage of CO2 in geologic storage, presented at Chapman Conference, The science and technology of carbon sequestration: methods and prospects for verification and assessment of sinks for anthropogenic carbon dioxide, San Diego, CA, January 16-20, 2005.
  58. Trautz, R., B. Freifeld, and C. Doughty, Comparison of single and multiphase tracer test results from the Frio CO2 pilot study, Dayton Texas, presented at Fourth National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 2-5, 2005.
  59. Doughty, C., K. Pruess, and S.M. Benson, Flow modeling for the Frio brine pilot, presented at Fourth National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 2-5, 2005.
  60. Hovorka, S.D., C. Doughty, S. Sakurai, and M.H. Holtz, Frio brine pilot: Field validation of numerical simulation of CO2 storage, invited presentation at AAPG Annual Meeting, Calgary, June 19-22, 2005.
  61. Doughty, C., Flow modeling for CO2 sequestration:  The Frio brine pilot, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December, 2005.
  62. Doughty, C., Site characterization for CO2 geologic storage and vice versa – The Frio brine pilot as a case study, presented at International Symposium on Site Characterization for CO2 Geological Storage, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., Berkeley, CA, March 20-22, 2006.
  63. Benson, S.M. and C. Doughty, Estimation of field-scale relative permeability using pressure-transient data, presented at International Symposium on Site Characterization for CO2 Geological Storage, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., Berkeley, CA, March 20-22, 2006. 
  64. Doughty, C. and S.M. Benson, Strategies for optimization of pore volume utilization for CO2 storage projects in saline formations, presented at Fifth National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Alexandria, Virginia, May 8-11, 2006.
  65. Doughty, C., Modeling geologic storage of carbon dioxide: comparison of non-hysteretic and hysteretic characteristic curves, presented at TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., May 15-17, 2006.
  66. Freifeld, B., C. Doughty, J. Walker, L. Kryder, K. Gilmore, S. Finsterle, and J. Sampson, Evidence of rapid localized groundwater transport in volcanic tuffs beneath Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Abstract submitted to AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 11-15, 2006.
  67. Pruess, K., C. Doughty, K. Zhang, The Role of dissolution-induced aqueous phase convection in the long-term fate of CO2 stored in saline formations, Invited paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 11-15, 2006.
  68. Zhang, K., C. Doughty, Y.-S. Wu, K. Pruess, Efficient parallel simulation of CO2 geologic sequestration in saline aquifers, SPE 106026, presented at 2007 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, February 26-28, 2007.
  69. Freifeld, B. C. Doughty, J. Walker, L. Kryder, K. Gilmore, S. Finsterle, and J. Sampson, Characterization of rapid, localized groundwater transport in the Crater Flat tuffs, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, presented at Devil’s Hole Workshop, Death Valley, CA, May 2-3, 2007.
  70. Hovorka, S.D., B.M. Freifeld, T.M. Daley, J. Kane, Y.K. Kharaka, S.M. Benson, T.J. Phelps, G. Pope, C. Doughty, Testing interactions of buoyancy, multiphase flow, and geochemical reactions: preliminary results for the Frio II test, presented at Sixth National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Pittsburgh, PA, May 7-10, 2007.
  71. Benson, S., L. Miljkovic, L. Tomutsa, C. Doughty, Relative permeability and capillary pressure controls on CO2 migration and brine displacement—Elucidating fundamental mechanisms by laboratory experiments and simulation, presented at Sixth National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Pittsburgh, PA, May 7-10, 2007.
  72. Doughty, C. and C. Oldenburg, Westcarb Phase 3 Modeling, presented at Westcarb Annual Meeting, Seattle, November 26-28, 2007.
  73. Oldenburg, C., C. Doughty, M. Reagan, Y. Zhang, Westcarb Modeling Overview, Inter-Partnership Modeling Group Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 9, 2007.
  74. Ajo-Franklin, J., C. Doughty, and T.M. Daley, Integration of continuous active-source seismic monitoring and flow modeling for CO2 sequestration:  The Frio II brine pilot, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 10-14, 2007.
  75. Ajo-Franklin, J., C. Doughty, and T.M. Daley, Integration of Real-Time Seismic Monitoring and Flow Modeling for CO2 Sequestration:  The Frio II Brine Pilot, presented at Seventh National Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, National Energy Technology Lab., Pittsburgh, PA, May 5-8, 2008.
  76. Oldenburg, C.M. and C. Doughty, Overview of reservoir simulation and risk assessment for WESTCARB’s Kimberlina Phase III pilot, presented at Westcarb Annual Business Meeting, Anchorage, October 1-2, 2008.
  77. Daley, T.M., J. Ajo-Franklin, and C. Doughty, Integration of crosswell CASSM (Continuous active source seismic monitoring) and flow modeling for imaging of a CO2 plume in a brine aquifer, SEG Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, November, 2008.
  78. Doughty, C., L.R. Myer, and C.M. Oldenburg, Predictions of long-term behavior of a large-volume pilot test for CO2 geological storage in a saline formation in the Central Valley, California, presented at GHGT-9 Conference, Washington D.C., November 16-20, 2008.
  79. Jordan, P. and C. Doughty, Sensitivity of CO2 migration estimation on reservoir temperature and pressure uncertainty, presented at GHGT-9 Conference, Washington D.C., November 16-20, 2008.
  80. Myer, L., T. Surles, C. Oldenburg, C. Doughty, and J. Wagoner, WESTCARB Large Volume CCS Test, presented at GHGT-9 Conference, Washington D.C., November 16-20, 2008.

Technical Reports

    1. Doughty, C., D.G. McEdwards and C.-F. Tsang, Multiple well variable rate well test analysis of data from the Auburn University thermal energy storage program, Rep. LBL-10194, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1979.
    2. Doughty, C., G. Hellstrom, C.-F. Tsang, and J. Claesson, Steady flow model user’s guide, Rep. PUB-3044, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1984.
    3. Doughty, C., C.-F. Tsang and I. Javandel, Development of RESSQ: a semianalytical model for two-dimensional contaminant transport in groundwater, in Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1984, Rep. LBL-18496, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1985.
    4. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess, Heat pipe effects in nuclear waste isolation: a review, Rep. LBL-20738, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1985.
    5. Doughty, C. and G.S. Bodvarsson, Some design considerations for the proposed Dixie Valley tracer test, Rep. LBL-25971, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1988.
    6. Amistoso, A.E., B.G. Aquino, Z.P. Aunzo, O.T. Jordan, F.X.M. Sta. Ana, G.S. Bodvarsson and C. Doughty, Reservoir analysis and numerical modelling of the Palinpinon Geothermal Field, Negros Oriental, Philippines, UN-DTCD Project PHI/86/006, PNOC-EDC Geothermal Division, Manila, Philippines, 1990.
    7. Doughty, C., Users guide for SIMSOL, Rep. LBL-28384, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1991.
    8. Doughty, C., A. Nir and C.-F. Tsang, Seasonal thermal energy storage in unsaturated soils:  model development and field validation, Rep.  LBL-29166 Rev., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1993.
    9. Doughty, C. and A. Thompson, LBL/Industry heterogeneous reservoir performance definition project:  review and assessment of Gypsy Pilot-site hydrologic data, Rep. LBID-1987, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1993.
    10. Doughty, C., S. Finsterle, C.H. Lai, and J.C.S. Long, Theoretical degassing studies, in Hard Rock Laboratory Project Annual Report, 1993, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1993.
    11. Adams, M.C., J.N. Moore, W.R. Benoit, C. Doughty, and G.S. Bodvarsson, Chemical tracer test at the Dixie Valley geothermal field, Nevada, Rep. DOE/EE/12929-H1, Geothermal Reservoir Technology Research Program, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC, 1993.
    12. Geller, J.T., C. Doughty, J.C.S. Long, and R.J. Glass, Disturbed zone effects:  Two-phase flow in regionally water-saturated fractured rock:  FY94 Annual Report, Rep. LBL-36848,  Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
    13. Long, J.C.S., C. Doughty, B. Faybishenko, et al., Analog site for fractured rock characterization, Annual Report FY 1995, Rep. LBL-38095, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
    14. Doughty, C. and G.S. Bodvarsson, Investigation of conceptual and numerical approaches for evaluating gas, moisture, heat and chemical transport, in Development and calibration of the 3D site-scale unsaturated zone model of Yucca Mountain, Bodvarsson and Bandurraga, Eds., Rep. LBNL-39315, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1996.
    15. Doughty, C. and G.S. Bodvarsson, Investigation of conceptual and numerical approaches for evaluating moisture flow and chemical transport, in The site-scale unsaturated zone model of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, for the viability assessment, Bodvarsson, Bandurraga, and Wu, Eds., Rep. LBNL-40376, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1997.
    16. Sonnenthal, E.L., J.T. Birkholzer, C. Doughty, T. Xu, J. Hinds, and G.S. Bodvarsson, Post-emplacement site-scale thermohydrology with consideration of drift-scale processes, YMP Level 4 Milestone SPLE2M4, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1997.
    17. Najita, J.S. and C. Doughty, Using TRINET for simulating flow and transport in porous media, Rep. LBNL-42158, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1998.
    18. Faybishenko, B., C. Doughty, J.T. Geller, S. Borglin, B. Cox, J.E. Peterson Jr., M. Steiger, K. Williams, T.R. Wood, R.K. Podgorney, T.M. Stoops, S.W. Wheatcraft, M. Dragila, and J.C.S. Long, A chaotic dynamical conceptual model to describe fluid flow and contaminant transport in a fractured vadose zone – Annual Report 1997, Rep. LBNL-41223, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1998.
    19. Faybishenko, B., R. Salve, P. Zawislanski, C. Doughty, K.H. Lee, P. Cook, B. Freifeld, J.S. Jacobsen, B. Sisson, J. Hubbell, and K. Dooley, Ponded infiltration test at the Box Canyon site:  Data report and preliminary analysis, Rep. LBNL-40183, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1998.
    20. Benito, P.H., P. Cook, B. Faybishenko, B. Freifeld, and C. Doughty, Analog site for fractured rock characterization:  Box Canyon pneumatic connectivity study, preliminary data analysis, Rep. LBNL-42359, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA, 1998.
    21. Salve, R., C. Doughty, J.P. Fairley, P.J. Cook, and J.S.Y. Wang, Fracture/matrix test in alcove 6, in Progress report on fracture flow, drift seepage and matrix imbibition tests in the exploratory studies facilities, J.S.Y. Wang et al., YMP Milestone SP33PBM4, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1998.
    22. Doughty, C., J.S. Najita, T.M. Johnson, and D. Sahoo, Hydrogeologic characterization using the iterated function system (IFS) inverse method, in Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1997, Rep. LBNL-42452, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA, 1998.
    23. Geller, J.T., P. K. Seifert, K. T. Nihei, L. R. Myer, C. Doughty, S. Finsterle, J. Najita, C. M. Oldenburg, A. L. James, E. McKone and K. L. Revzan, Characterization and remediation strategies for unconsolidated aquifers, final report to the Air Force Office of Sponsored Research, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., October, 1998.
    24. Doughty, C., Mathematical modeling of a ponded infiltration test in unsaturated fractured basalt at Box Canyon, Idaho, Rep. LBNL-40630, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
    25. Doughty, C., C.M. Oldenburg, and A.L. James, Site S-7 VOC transport modeling for the vadose zone monitoring system (VZMS), McClellan AFB, 1999 semi-annual report, Rep. LBNL-43526, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
    26. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Using an effective continuum model for flow and transport in fractured rock:  The H-12 flow comparison, Rep. LBNL-44966, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
    27. Zawislanski, P.T., C.M. Oldenburg, C. Doughty, and B.M. Freifeld, Site S-7 Vadose zone monitoring system: final report for McClellan AFB, Rep. LBNL-44325, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
    28. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, BORE II -  A code to compute dynamic wellbore electrical conductivity logs with multiple inflow/outflow points including the effects of horizontal flow across the well, Rep. LBNL-46833, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2000.
    29. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis (2): LBNL effective continuum model using TOUGH2, Rep. LBNL-48151, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2001.
    30. Doughty, C. and C.-F. Tsang, Inflow and outflow signatures in flowing wellbore electrical-conductivity logs, Rep. LBNL-51468, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2002.
    31. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis: Steady flow, transient flow, and thermal studies, Rep. LBNL-51894, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2002.
    32. Doughty, C. and M. Uchida, PA calculations for Feature A with third-dimension structure based on tracer test calibration, Rep. IPR-04-33, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm, January, 2003.
    33. Doughty, C., K. Ito, and K. Karasaki, 3. Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis: data-flow analysis, Report to JNC, October, 2003.
    34. Doughty, C., and C.-F. Tsang, Flowing FEC logging of Horonobe Well HDB-6 using BORE II, Report to JNC, January, 2004.
    35. Benson, S.M., L.R. Myer, J.G. Blencoe, M.D. Cakici, D. Cole, W. Daily, T. Daley, C. Doughty, S. Fisher, W. Foxall, W. Gunter, M. Holtz, J. Horita, G.M. Hoversten, S. Hovorka, K. Jessen, J.W. Johnson, B.M. Kennedy, K.G. Knauss, A. Kovscek, D. Law, M.J. Lippmann, E.L. Majer, B. van der Meer, G. Moline, R.L. Newmark, C.M. Oldenburg, F.M. Orr, Jr., A.V. Palumbo, J.C. Parker, T.J. Phelps, K. Pruess, A. Ramirez, S. Sakurai, C.-F. Tsang, Y. Wang, J. Zhu, The GEO-SEQ project results, Rep. LBNL/Pub-901, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2004.
    36. Benson, S.M., L.R. Myer, C.M. Oldenburg, C.A. Doughty, K. Pruess, J. Lewicki, M. Hoversten, E. Gasperikova, T. Daley, E. Majer, M. Lippmann, C.-F. Tsang, K. Knauss, J. Johnson, W. Foxall, A. Ramirez, R. Newmark, D. Cole, T.J. Phelps, J. Parker, A. Palumbo, J. Horita, S. Fisher, G. Moline, L. Orr, T. Kovscek, K. Jessen, Y. Wang, J. Zhu, M. Cakici, S. Hovorka, M. Holtz, S. Sakurai, B. Gunter, D. Law, and B. van der Meer, GEO-SEQ best practices manual. Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration: Site Evaluation to Implementation. Rep. LBNL-56623, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2004.
    37. Doughty, C., K. Karasaki, and K. Ito, 9x9 model of Tono Area, 2004 Project Report, Report to JNC, June, 2004.
    38. Doughty, C., K. Karasaki, and K. Ito, Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis: 9x9 km dual-porosity model of the Tono site, 2005 Project Report, Report to JNC, August, 2005.
    39. Doughty, C., K. Karasaki, and K. Ito, Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis: Progress Report on Complete 9x9 km Model of the Tono Site, model from a subset of wells, and strategy for characterizing a new site, Report to JAEA, May, 2006. 
    40. Freifeld, B.M., C. Doughty, and S. Finsterle, Preliminary estimates of specific discharge and transport velocities near Borehole NC-EWDP-24PB, Rep. LBNL-60740, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif.,  2006.
    41. Doughty, C. and K. Karasaki, Evaluation of uncertainties due to hydrogeological modeling and groundwater flow analysis:  Strategy for characterizing a new site, in Karasaki, K., J. Apps, C. Doughty, H. Gwatney, C. Tiemi Onishi, R. Trautz, and C.-F. Tsang, Feature Detection, Characterization and Confirmation Methodology: Final Report, NUMO-LBNL Collaborative Research Project Report to JAEA, March, 2007.
    42. Tsang, C.-F. and C. Doughty, Some Insights from Simulations of SWIW Tests on a Complex Fracture, Rep. LBNL-63564, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, Calif., 2007 (also available as Rep. SKI-INSITE TRD-07-06, Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007).
    43.  Daley, T. M., B.M. Freifeld, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, C. Doughty, S.M. Benson, Frio II Brine Pilot: Report on GEOSEQ Activities. LBNL-63613. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA. 2007.

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