Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

James E. Houseworth's Publications

    1. California Council on Science and Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory & Pacific Institute, 2014. Advanced Well Stimulation Technologies in California: An Independent Review of Scientific and Technical Information, Sacramento, CA. Available at: http://ccst.us/BLMreport.
    2. Asahina, D., J.E. Houseworth, J.T. Birkholzer, J. Rutqvist, J. Bolander. 2014. Hydro-mechanical model for wetting/drying and fracture development in geomaterials, Computers & Geosciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2013.12.009.
    3. Asahina, D., J.E. Houseworth, J.T. Birkholzer 2013. Discrete Fracture Hydromechanical Model for the Disturbed Rock Zone in a Clay Rock, AGU Fall Meeting, December 2013.
    4. Houseworth, J.E., D. Asahina, J.T. Birkholzer. 2013. An Analytical Model for Solute Transport through a Water-Saturated Single Fracture and Permeable Rock Matrix, Water Resources Research, Vol. 49, 1–22, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20497.
    5. Rechard, R.P., B.W. Arnold, B.A. Robinson, J.E. Houseworth. 2013. Unsaturated Flow Modeling in Performance Assessments for the Yucca Mountain Disposal System for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2013.06.025i.
    6. Rechard, R.P., B.W. Arnold, B.A. Robinson, J.E. Houseworth. 2013. Transport Modeling in Performance Assessments for the Yucca Mountain Disposal System for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2013.06.031i.
    7. Asahina, D., J. Houseworth, J. Birkholzer. 2013. Thermal-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling of Clay Rock Including Fracture Damage, International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Albuquerque, N.M., April 28-May 2, 2013.
    8. Blanco Martín, L., J. Rutqvist, J. Houseworth, and J. Birkholzer. 2013. THM Processes modeling to evaluate salt-based repositories in the long-term. Submitted to the 2013 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Albuquerque, 28 April-2 May 2013. 
    9. Nicot, J.-P. C.M. Oldenburg, J.E. Houseworth, J.-W. Choi. 2013. “Analysis of Potential Leakage Pathways at the Cranfield, MS, U.S.A., CO2 Sequestration Site”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 18, October 2013, pp. 388-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.10.011.
    10. Asahina, D., J. Houseworth, J. Birkholzer, J. Bolander. 2012. A thermo-hydro-mechanical model for fracture propagation and evolution, fluid flow, and transport in the disturbed rock zone of an argillaceous repository, Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement, 5th International Meeting, October 22-25, 2012, Montpellier, France.
    11. Asahina, D., J. Houseworth, J. Birkholzer. 2012. Thermal-hydrologic-mechanical model for fracture propagation, fluid flow, and transport in porous rock, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 17-19, 2012.
    12. Houseworth, J. E. and Jordan, P. D. (2012), Potential for environmental impact due to acid gas leakage from wellbores at EOR injection sites near Zama Lake, Alberta: response to D.M. LeNeveu. Greenhouse Gas Sci Technol, 2: 314–319. doi: 10.1002/ghg.1289.
    13. Robinson, B., J. Houseworth, S. Chu. 2012. Radionuclide Transport in the Unsaturated Zone at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Vadose Zone Journal. 2012 11:–10.2136/vzj2011.0133.
    14. Birkholzer, J., J. Houseworth, C-F Tsang. 2012. Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste—Status, Key Issues, and Trends, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol 37. pp. 79-106.
    15. Houseworth, J.E. 2012. Matched Boundary Extrapolation Solutions for CO2 Well Injection into a Saline Aquifer, Transport in Porous Media, Volume 91, Issue 3, pp 813-831.
    16. Zhang, Y., H.H. Liu, J. Houseworth. 2011. Modified Generalized Likelihood Uncertainty Estimation (GLUE) Methodology for Considering the Subjectivity of Likelihood Measure Selection, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16(6), doi:10.1061(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000341.
    17. Houseworth, J. 2011. Natural Disturbances of Argillaceous Caprock Integrity: Petroleum Analogues for Nuclear Waste Repository Systems, International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, April 10-14, 2011.
    18. Cotte, F., C. Doughty, J. Houseworth, and J. Birkholzer, 2011. Modeling Single-Well Injection-Withdrawal (SWIW) Tests for Characterization of Complex Fracture-Matrix Systems, International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, April 10-14, 2011.
    19. Rutqvist, J., J. Birkholzer, J. Houseworth, and H.H. Liu, 2011. Modeling of Coupled Geomechanical Processes Associated with Bentonite-Backfilled Repository Tunnels in Clay Formations, International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, April 10-14, 2011.
    20. Houseworth, J.E., and E. Hardin, 2009. Response to “Analysis of the Treatment, by the U.S. Department of Energy, of the FEP Hydrothermal Activity in the Yucca Mountain Performance Assessment” by Yuri Dublyansky (Risk Analysis, Volume 27, Issue 6, Pages 1455–1468, December 2007). LBNL-1253E. LBNL Report, Berkeley, CA.
    21. Houseworth, J. E. and J. Leem. 2009. A Quasilinear Model of Solute Transport under Unsaturated Flow. Vadose Zone Journal. 2009 8: 1031-1037.
    22. Houseworth, J. E. 2006. An Analytical Model for Solute Transport in Unsaturated Flow through a Single Fracture and Porous Rock Matrix. Water Resour. Res., 42, W01416, doi:10.1029/2004WR003770.
    23. Zhang, K., Wu, Y.S., Houseworth, J.E. 2006. Sensitivity analysis of hydrological parameters in modeling flow and transport in the unsaturated zone of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, USA. Hydrology Journal, 14, pp. 1599-1619, June 2006.
    24. Houseworth, J. E., S. Finsterle, G.S. Bodvarsson. 2003. Flow and Transport in the Drift Shadow in a Dual Continuum Model.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology Vols. 62-63, April-May 2003, pp. 133-156.
    25. Houseworth, J. E., G. Moridis, G. S. Bodvarsson.  2001. The Effects of the Drift Shadow on Radionuclide Transport. High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Ninth Annual International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    26. Keller, R., N. Francis, J. E. Houseworth, N . Kramer. 2001.  Impact of Drill and Blast Excavation on Repository Performance Assessment. High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Ninth Annual International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    27. Li, C., J. E. Houseworth, B. A. Robinson. 1998. Influence of Matrix Diffusion and Adsorption on Radionuclide Transport. High Level Radioactive Waste Management. Eighth International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    28. Houseworth, J. E., 1995.  Effects of Exploratory Studies Facility Construction Water on Radionuclide Release.  High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Sixth Annual International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    29. Houseworth, J. E., 1995. A Generalized Bulk Model for Nonequlibrium Unsaturated Flow in a Fractured Porous Rock.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California
    30. Sassani, D. C. and J. E. Houseworth, 1995.  Bounding Potential Diesel Exhaust Impacts Produced from North Ramp Construction.  High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Sixth Annual International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    31. Houseworth, J. E., 1994.  A Higher-Order Model for Shear Dispersion in a Saturated Fracture/Matrix System.  AGU Chapman Conference on Aqueous Phase and Multiphase Transport in Fractured Rock, Burlington, Vermont.
    32. Houseworth, J.E., 1993.  Characterizing Permeability Heterogeneity in Laboratory Core Samples from Standard Miscible Displacement Experiments.  Society of Petroleum Engineers Formation Evaluation, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 112-116.
    33. Houseworth, J.E., 1991.  Sensitivity of Large-Scale Water/Oil Displacement Behavior to Fine-Scale Permeability Heterogeneity and Relative Permeabilities.  SPE 22590, SPE Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
    34. Houseworth, J.E., 1984.  Longitudinal Dispersion in Nonuniform, Isotropic Porous Media, Ph.D. Thesis, W.M. Keck Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources, California Institute of Technology, Report No. KH-R-45, June.
    35. Houseworth, J.E., 1984.  Shear Dispersion and Residence Time in Laminar Flow through Capillary Tubes.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 142, pp. 289-308.
    36. Houseworth, J.E., G.R. Cass, and P.S. McMurray (1980) Methods for Sulfate Air Quality Management, Environmental Quality Laboratory Report, R-16, California Institute of Technology, May.

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