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- Magnusdottir, L., and S. Finsterle, An iTOUGH2 equation-of-state module for modeling supercritical conditions in geothermal reservoirs, Geothermics, 57, 8–17, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2015.05.003, 2015.
- Takeda, M., T. Hiratsuka, M. Manaka, S. Finsterle, and K. Ito, Experimental examination of the relationships among chemico-osmotic, hydraulic and diffusion parameters of Wakkanai mudstones,
*Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth*, doi:10.1002/2013JB010421, 2014. - Poskas, P., A. Narkuniene, D. Grigaliuniene, and S. Finsterle, Comparison of radionuclide releases from a conceptual geological repository for RBMK-1500 and BWR spent nuclear fuel,
*Nuclear Technology*,*185*(3), 322-335, doi:10.1382/NT13-52, 2014. - Freedman, V.L., X. Chen, S. Finsterle, M.D. Freshley, I. Gorton, L.J. Gosink, E.H. Keating, C.S. Lansing, W.A.M. Moerglein, C.J. Murray, G.S.H. Pau, E. Porter, S. Purohit, M. Rockhold, K.L. Schuchardt, C. Sivaramakrishnan, V.V. Vesselinov, and S. R. Waichler, A high-performance workflow system for subsurface simulation, Environmental Modelling & Software, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.030, 55, 176–189, 2014.
- Rechard, R.P., H.H. Liu, Y.W. Tsang, and S. Finsterle, Characterization of natural barrier of Yucca Mountain disposal system for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste,
*Reliability Engineering & System Safety*,*122*, 32-52, doi:10.1016/j.ress.2013.06.020, 2014. - Finsterle, S., and E.L. Sonnenthal, Foreword to the Special Issue on the TOUGH Symposium 2012,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 1, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2014.01.003, 2014. - Finsterle, S., E.L. Sonnenthal, and N. Spycher, Advances in subsurface modeling: The TOUGH suite of simulators,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 2-12, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.06.009, 2014. - Wellmann, J.F., S. Finsterle, and A. Croucher, Integrating structural geological data into the inverse modelling framework of iTOUGH2,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 95-103, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.10.014, 2014. - Pau, G.S.H., Y. Zhang, S. Finsterle, H. Wainwright, and J. Birkholzer, Reduced order modeling in iTOUGH2,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 118-126, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.08.008, 2014. - Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, J. Doetsch, G. Newman, and S. Finsterle, MPiTOUGH2: A parallel parameter estimation framework for hydrological and hydrogeophysical applications,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 127-135, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.06.011, 2014. - Wainwright, H., S. Finsterle, Y. Jung, Q. Zhou, and J.T. Birkholzer, Making sense of global sensitivity analyses,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*65*, 84-94, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.06.006, 2014. - Akhavan, M., P.T. Imhoff, S. Andres, and S. Finsterle, Model evaluation of impacts on denitrification under rapid infiltration basin systems,
*J. Contam. Hydrol.*,*152*, 18-34, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.05.007, 2013. - Pau, G., Y. Zhang, and S. Finsterle, Reduced order models for many-query subsurface flow applications,
*Computational Geosciences*,*17*(4), 705-721, doi:10.1007/s10596-013-9349-z, 2013. - Wainwright, H.M., S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, and J.T. Birkholzer, Modeling the performance of large-scale CO2 storage systems: A comparison of different sensitivity analysis methods,
*International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control*,*17*, 189-205, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.05.007, 2013. - Doetsch, J., M.B. Kowalsky, C. Doughty, S. Finsterle, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, C.R. Carrigan, X. Yang, S.D. Hovorka, and T.M. Daley, Constraining CO
_{2}simulations by coupled modeling and inversion of electrical resistance and gas composition data,*International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control*,*18*, 510-522, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.04.011, 2013. - Finsterle, S., Y. Zhang, L. Pan, P. Dobson, and K. Oglesby, Microhole arrays for improved heat mining from enhanced geothermal systems,
*Geothermics*,*47*, 104-115, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2013.03.001, 2013. - Oldenburg, C.M., B.M. Freifeld, K. Pruess, L. Pan, S. Finsterle, and G.J. Moridis, Numerical simulations of the Macondo well blowout reveal strong control of oil flow by reservoir permeability and exsolution of gas,
*Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences*,*109*(50), 20254-20259, doi:10.1073/pnas.1105165108, December 2012. - Shi, X., M. Ye, S. Finsterle, and J. Wu, Comparing nonlinear regression and Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods for assessment of prediction uncertainty in vadose zone modeling,
*Vadose Zone J.*,*11*(4), doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0147, 2012. - Finsterle, S., M.B. Kowalsky, and K. Pruess, TOUGH: Model use, calibration, and validation,
*Transactions of the ASABE*,*55*(4), 1275-1290, 2012. - Akhavan, M., P.T. Imhoff, S. Finsterle, and A.S. Andres, Application of a coupled overland flow-vadose zone model to rapid infiltration basin systems,
*Vadose Zone J.*,*11*(2), doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0140, 2012. - Kowalsky, M. B., S. Finsterle, K. H. Williams, C. Murray, M. Commer, D. Newcomer, A. Englert, C. I. Steefel, and S. S. Hubbard, On parameterization of the inverse problem for estimating aquifer properties using tracer data,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*48*, W06535, doi:10.1029/2011WR011203, 2012. - Zhang, Y., L., Pan, K. Pruess, and S. Finsterle, A time-convolution approach for modeling heat exchange between a wellbore and the surrounding formation,
*Geothermics*,*40*(4), 261-266, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2011.08.003, 2011. - Williamson, M., J. Meza, D. Moulton, I. Gorton, M. Freshley, P. Dixon, R. Seitz, C. Steefel, S. Finsterle, S. Hubbard, M. Zhu, K. Gerdes, R. Patterson, and Y.T. Collazo, Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (ASCEM): An overview of initial results,
*Technology and Innovation*,*13*, 175–199, doi:10.3727/194982411X13085939956625, 2011. - Finsterle, S., and Y. Zhang, Solving iTOUGH2 simulation and estimation problems using the PEST protocol,
*Environmental Modelling and Software*,*26*, 959-968, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.008, 2011. - Finsterle, S., and M.B. Kowalsky, A truncated Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm for the calibration of highly parameterized nonlinear models,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*37*, 731-738, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.11.005, 2011. - Finsterle, S., and Y. Zhang, Error handling strategies in multiphase inverse modeling,
*Computers & Geosciences*,*37*, 724-730, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.11.009, 2011. - Jung, Y., P. Imhoff, and S. Finsterle, Estimation of landfill gas generation rate and gas permeability of refuse using inverse modeling,
*Transport in Porous Media*,*90*(1), 41-58, doi:10.1007/s11242-010-9659-9, 2011. - Xu, T., R. Senger, and S. Finsterle, Bentonite alteration due to thermal-hydro-chemical processes during the early thermal period in a nuclear waste repository,
*Nuclear Technology*,*174*(3), 438-451, 2011. - Zhang, Y., S. Hubbard, and S. Finsterle, Factors governing sustainable groundwater pumping near a river,
*Ground Water*,*49*(3), 432-444, doi:10.111/j.1745-6584.2010.00743.x, 2011. - Takeda, M., T. Hiratsuka, K. Ito, and S. Finsterle, An asymmetric diffusion experiment for the determination of diffusion and sorption coefficients of rock samples,
*Journal of Contaminant Hydrology*, 123, 114–129, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2010.12.012, 2011. - Kowalsky, M.B., E. Gasperikova, S. Finsterle, D. Watson, and S.S. Hubbard, Coupled modeling of hydrogeochemical and electrical resistivity data for exploring the impact of recharge on subsurface contamination,
*Water Resour. Res.*, 47, W02509, doi:10.029/2009WR008947, 2011. - Zhang, Y., B. Freifeld, S. Finsterle, M. Leahy, J. Ennis-King, L. Paterson, and T. Dance, Single-well experimental design for studying residual trapping of supercritical carbon dioxide,
*International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control*, 5, 88-98, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2010.06.011, 2011. - Neerdael, B., and S. Finsterle, The use of numerical models in support of site characterization and performance assessment studies for geological repositories,
*Nuclear Engineering and Technology,*42(2), 145-150, 2010. - Lehikoinen, A., J.M.J. Huttunen, S. Finsterle, M.B. Kowalsky, and J.P. Kaipio, Dynamical inversion for hydrological process monitoring with electrical resistance tomography under model uncertainties,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*46*, W04513, doi:10.1029/2009WR008470, 2010. - Zhang, Y., C.M. Oldenburg, and S. Finsterle, Percolation-theory and fuzzy rule-based probability estimation of fault leakage at geologic carbon sequestration sites,
*Env. Earth Sci.*,*59*, 1447–1459, doi:10.1007/s12665-009-0131-4, 2010. - Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, M.B. Kowalsky, and J.P. Kaipio, Dynamical inversion of geophysical ERT data: state estimation in the vadose zone,
*Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering*,*17*(6), 716–736, doi:10.1080/17415970802475951, 2009. - Mukhopadhyay, S., Y.W, Tsang, and S. Finsterle, Parameter estimation from flowing fluid temperature logging data in unsaturated fractured rock using multiphase inverse modeling,
*Water Resour. Res.*, 45, W04414, doi:10.1029/2008WR006869, 2009. - Senger, R., T. Xu, P. Marschall, and S. Finsterle,Investigation of two-phase flow phenomena associated with corrosion in an SF/HLW repository in Opalinus clay, Switzerland,
*Physics and Chemistry of the Earth*, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2008.10.034,*33*, S317–S326, 2008. - Xu, T., S. Senger, and S. Finsterle, Corrosion-induced gas generation in a nuclear waste repository: Reactive geochemistry and multiphase flow effect,
*Appl. Geochem.*,*23*, 3423–3433, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2008.07.012, 2008. - Kowalsky, M.B., J. Birkholzer, J. Peterson, S. Finsterle, S. Mukhopadhyay, and Y. Tsang, Sensitivity analysis for joint inversion of ground-penetrating radar and thermal-hydrological data from a large-scale underground heater test,
*Nuclear Technology*,*164*(2), 169–179, 2008. - Freifeld, B.M., S. Finsterle, T.C. Onstott, T. Toole, and L.M. Pratt, Ground surface temperature reconstructions: Using in situ estimates for thermal conductivity acquired with a fiber-optic distributed thermal perturbation sensor,
*Geophysical Research Letter*,*35*, L14309, doi:10.1029/2008GL034762, 2008. - Kiryukhin, A.V., N.P. Asaulova, and S. Finsterle, Inverse modeling and forecasting for the exploitation of the Pauzhetsky geothermal field, Kamchatka, Russia,
*Geothermics*,*37*, 540–562, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2008.04.003, 2008. - Finsterle, S., C. Doughty, M.B. Kowalsky, G.J. Moridis, L. Pan, T. Xu, Y. Zhang, and K. Pruess, Advanced vadose zone simulations using TOUGH,
*Vadose Zone J*., 7:601–609, doi:10.2136/vzj2007.0059, 2008. - Salve, R., N.Y. Krakauer, M.B. Kowalsky, and S. Finsterle, A qualitative assessment of microclimatic perturbations in a tunnel,
*Int. J. Climatol.*,*28*(15), 2081-U3, doi:10.1002/joc.1697, 2008. - Finsterle, S., and M. B. Kowalsky, Joint hydrological-geophysical inversion for soil structure identification,
*Vadose Zone J*., 7:287-293, doi:10.2136/vzj2006.0078, 2008. - Revil, A., N. Linde, A. Cerepi, D. Jougnot, S. Matthäi, and S. Finsterle, Electrokinetic coupling in unsaturated porous media,
*J. Colloid Interface Sci.*,*313,*315–327, doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2007.03.037, 2007. - Zhang, Y. C. M. Oldenburg, S. Finsterle and G. S. Bodvarsson, System-level modeling for economic evaluation of geological CO
_{2}storage in gas reservoirs,*Energy Conservation and Management,**48*(6), 1827–1833, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2007.01.018, 2007. - Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, L. M. Heikkinen, M. Vauhkonen, and J. P. Kaipio, Approximation errors and truncation of computational domains with application to geophysical tomography,
*Inverse Problems and Imaging*,*1*(2), 371–389, 2007. - Finsterle, S., Comment on “Seepage into drifts and tunnels in unsaturated fractured rock” by Dani Or, Markus Tuller, and Randall Fedors,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*42*, W07603, doi:10.1029/2005WR004777, 2006. - Linde, N., S. Finsterle, and S. Hubbard, Inversion of tracer test data using tomographic constraints,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*42*(4), W04410, doi:10.1029/2004WR003806, 2006. - Zhang, Y., H. H. Liu, Q. Zhou, and S. Finsterle, Effects of diffusive property heterogeneity on effective matrix diffusion coefficient for fractured rock,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*42*, W04405, doi:10.1029/2005WR004513, 2006. - Finsterle, S., Demonstration of optimization techniques for groundwater plume remediation using iTOUGH2,
*Environmental Modelling and Software*,*21*(5), 665–680, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2004.11.012, 2005. - Kowalsky, M., S. Finsterle, J. Peterson, S. Hubbard, Y. Rubin, E. Majer, A. Ward, and G. Gee, Estimation of field-scale soil hydraulic parameters and dielectric parameters through joint inversion of GPR and hydrological data,
*Water Resour. Res*.,*41*, W11425, doi:10.1029/2005WR004237, 2005. - Finsterle, S., and C.M. Oldenburg, Research advances in vadose zone hydrology through simulations with the TOUGH codes,
*Vadose Zone J.*, 3: 737, 2004. - Finsterle, S., Multiphase inverse modeling: Review and iTOUGH2 applications,
*Vadose Zone J*., 3: 747–762, 2004. - Ghezzehei, T. A., R. C. Trautz, S. Finsterle, P. J. Cook, and C. F. Ahlers, Modeling coupled evaporation and seepage in ventilated tunnels,
*Vadose Zone J*., 3: 806–818, 2004. - Gallagher, P. M., and S. Finsterle, Physical and numerical model of colloidal silica injection for passive site stabilization,
*Vadose Zone J*., 3: 917–925, 2004. - Kitterød, N.-O., and S. Finsterle, Simulating unsaturated flow fields based on saturation measurements,
*Journal of Hydraulic Research*, 42, 121–129, 2004. - Kowalsky, M.B., S. Finsterle, and Y. Rubin, Estimating flow parameter distributions using ground-penetrating radar and hydrological measurements during transient flow in the vadose zone,
*Adv. Water Resour.*,*27*(6), doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2004.03.003, 583–599, 2004. - Unger, A., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Transport of radon gas into a tunnel at Yucca Mountain—estimating large-scale fractured tuff hydraulic properties and implications for the ventilation system,
*Journal of Contam. Hydrol.*,*70,*doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2003.07.001, 152–171, 2004. - Vasco, D.W., S. Finsterle, Numerical trajectory calculations for the efficient inversion of flow and transport observations,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*40*, W01507, doi:10.1029/2003WR002362, 2004. - Engelhardt, I., S. Finsterle, and C. Hofstee, Experimental and numerical investigation of flow phenomena in nonisothermal, variably saturated bentonite/crushed rock mixtures,
*Vadose Zone J.*, 2: 239–246, 2003. - Engelhardt, I., and S. Finsterle, Thermal-hydrologic experiments with bentonite/crushed rock mixtures and estimation of effective parameters by inverse modeling,
*Applied Clay Science*,*23*, 111–120, doi:10.1016/S0169-1317(03)00093-0, 2003. - Houseworth, J. E., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Flow and transport in the drift shadow in a dual-continuum model,
*J. Contam. Hydr.*,*62–63*, 133–156, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(02)00172-9, 2003. - Finsterle, S., C. F. Ahlers, R. C. Trautz, and P. J. Cook, Inverse and predictive modeling of seepage into underground openings,
*J. Contam. Hydr.*,*62–63*, 89–109, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(02)00174-2, 2003. - Mays, D. C., B. Faybishenko, and S. Finsterle, Information entropy to measure temporal and spatial complexity of unsaturated flow in heterogeneous media,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*38*(12), 1313, doi:10.1029/2001WR001185, 2002. - Liu, H. H., G. S. Bodvarsson, and S. Finsterle, A note on unsaturated flow in two-dimensional fracture networks,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*38*(9), 1176, doi:10.1027/2001WR000977, 2002. - Finsterle, S., J. T. Fabryka-Martin, and J. S. Y. Wang, Migration of a water pulse through fractured porous media,
*J. Contam. Hydr.*,*54*(1–2), 37–57, 2002. - Finsterle, S., and R. C. Trautz, Numerical modeling of seepage into underground openings,
*Mining Engineering*,*53*(9), 52–56, 2001. - Finsterle, S., Using the continuum approach to model unsaturated flow in fractured rock,
*Water Resour. Res*.,*36*(8), 2055–2066, 2000. - Moridis, G. J., S. Finsterle, and J. Heiser, Evaluation of alternative designs for an injectable barrier at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Site, Long Island, New York,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*35*(10), 2937–2953, 1999. - Ahlers, C. F., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Characterization of subsurface pneumatic response at Yucca Mountain,
*J. Contam. Hydr.*,*38*(1–3), 47–68, 1999. - Wang, J. S. Y., R. C. Trautz, P. J. Cook, S. Finsterle, A. L. James, and J. Birkholzer, Field tests and model analyses of seepage into drift,
*J. Contam. Hydr*.,*38*(1–3), 323–347, 1999. - Finsterle, S., and B. Faybishenko, Inverse modeling of a radial multistep outflow experiment for determining unsaturated hydraulic properties,
*Adv. in Water Resour.*,*22*(5), 431–444, 1999. - Finsterle, S., and J. Najita, Robust estimation of hydrogeologic model parameters,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*34*(11), 2939–2947, 1998. - Finsterle, S., and P. Persoff, Determining permeability of tight rock samples using inverse modeling,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*33*(8), 1803–1811, 1997. - Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Solving the estimation-identification problem in two-phase flow modeling,
*Water Resour. Res.*,*31*(4), 913–924, April, 1995.

- Saibi, H., S. Finsterle, R. Bertani, and J. Nishijima, Geothermal Energy, in: K. Lee, and J. Kauffman (Eds.),
*Handbook of Sustainable Engineering*, Springer, New York, 2013. - Bodvarsson, G. S., S. Finsterle, H. H. Liu, C. M. Oldenburg, K. Pruess, E. Sonnenthal, and Y.-S. Wu, Flow and transport modeling of subsurface systems, in: B. B. Looney and R. W. Falta (eds.),
*Vadose Zone Science and Technology Solutions*, Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, 2000. - Finsterle, S., K. Pruess, G. Björnsson, and A. Battistelli, Evaluation of geothermal well behavior using inverse modeling, in: Faybishenko (ed.),
*Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rocks*, Geophysical Monograph 122, pp. 377–387, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, 2000. - Faybishenko, B., and S. Finsterle, Tensiometry in fractured rocks, in: Zhang, D., and Winter, C. L., eds.,
*Theory, Modeling, and Field Investigation in Hydrogeology: A Special Volume in Honor of Shlomo P. Neuman’s 60*, Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 348, p. 161–174, 2000.^{th}Birthday - Finsterle, S., Direct and inverse modeling of multiphase flow systems, In: R. Helmig et al. (eds.),
*Modeling and Computation in Environmental Sciences*, Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Braunschweig/Wiesbaden, Germany, 148-157,1997.

- Blanco-Martin, L., J. Rutqvist, C. Doughty, Y. Zhang, S. Finsterle, and C.M. Oldenburg, iTOUGH2-FLAC modeling of thermal-hydraulic-mechanical processes related to steam-assisted heavy oil recovery from diatomite, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Borgia, A., C. Oldenburg, R. Zhang, L. Pan, S. Finsterle, T.S. Ramakrishnan, Push-pull well testing with CO2 for imaging fractures using active-source geophysical monitoring, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Cheng, L., and S. Finsterle, Data worth analysis for contaminated site cleanup, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Commer, M., Y. Zhang, and S. Finsterle, Imaging discrete fractures through joint hydrogeophysical inversions, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Finsterle, S., What’s new in iTOUGH2?, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Fu, A.Y., S. Finsterle, Y. Zhang, and M.D. Annable, Determining in situ heating temperature for optimizing return on investment in DNAPL source zone remediation, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Hannon, M.J., and S. Finsterle, Effect of anisotropy on multi-directional pressure-pulse-decay experiments, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015
- Jung, Y., G. S.H. Pau, and S. Finsterle, TOUGH3: A new base version of the TOUGH suite of codes, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Liu, Y., G.S.H. Pau, and S. Finsterle, Bayesian parameter inversion with implicit sampling for a vadose zone hydrological model, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Magnusdottir, L., and S. Finsterle, Simulating supercritical water in magmatic geothermal reservoirs, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Pau, G.S.H., S. Finsterle, K.J. Lee, R. Parashar, and Y. Zhang, Fast method to predict oil production from fractured reservoir, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Rinaldi, A.P., J. Rutqvist, S. Finsterle, and H.-H. Liu, Inverse modeling of coupled fluid flow and geomechanics with iTOUGH2-PEST and TOUGH-FLAC: Application to In Salah CO2 storage site, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Wainwright, H., and S. Finsterle, Global sensitivity analysis and data-worth analysis in iTOUGH2, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Zhang, Y., L. Blanco Martin, C. Doughty, S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, and C. Oldenburg, Determining optimal monitoring strategies for managing risks of cyclic steam injection using data-worth analysis, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 28–30, 2015.
- Liu, Y., G.S.H. Pau, H. Wainwright, S. Finsterle, and X. Tu, Inverse modeling of contaminant transport with implicit sampling, 2015 SIAM Conference on Mathematical & Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, June 29–July 2, 2015.
- Edmiston, J.K., J.N. Johnson, and S. Finsterle, Development of a constitutive formulation for fractured porous media using a geoperidynamic fine scale model, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Stanford University, June 16–19, 2015.
- Finsterle, S., Multi-physics joint inversion: Simply too complex?, MODFLOW and More 2015, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, May 31–June 3, 2015 (invited).
- Freedman, V., D. Agarwal, K. Bensema, S. Finsterle, C. Gable, D. Harp, H. Krishnan, C. Lansing, T. Miller, W. Moeglein, G. Pau, E. Porter, A. Romosan, K. Schuchardt, L. Short, and V. Vesselinov, Akuna: An open source and high-performance workflow system for subsurface simulation, MODFLOW and More 2015, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, May 31–June 3, 2015.
- Fu, A.Y., S. Finsterle, and M.D. Annable, Numerical simulation of low temperature in situ thermal DNAPL source zone remediation, 2015 Bioremediation Symposium, Miami, Florida, May 18-21, 2015.
- Dixon, P., V. Freedman, D. Moulton, M. Freshley, S. Finsterle, C. Steefel, H. Wainwright, R. Seitz, T. Scheibe, and J. Marble, Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management, integrated toolsets and simulator to enhance public communication, Waste Management 2015, Phoenix, AZ, March 15-19, 2015.
- Finsterle, S., J.K. Edmiston, and Y. Zhang, Fracture characterization through multi-physics joint inversion, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 15–19, 2014 (invited).
- Finsterle, S., Multi-physics joint inversion: Simply too complex?, XX. International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, University of Stuttgart, Germany, June 9–13, 2014. (invited)
- Rinaldi, A.P., J. Rutqvist, S. Finsterle, and H.H. Liu, Forward and inverse modeling of ground surface uplift at In Salah (Algeria), ARMA, 2014.
- Freshley, M., T, Scheibe, D. Moulton, S.S. Hubbard, H. Murakami, S. Finsterle, C.I. Steefel, V. Freedman, G. Flach, R. Seitz, P. Dixon, and J. Marble, Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management initial user release, Waste Management, Phoenix, Arizona, March 2–6, 2014.
- Finsterle, S., Coupled modeling and multi-physics joint inversion, Nanjing University, Department of Hydrosciences, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, December 26, 2013. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Similarities and differences of deep subsurface systems: Impact on the development of the TOUGH simulators, Geological Survey of Japan, Institute of Geology and Geoinformation, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, November 29, 2013. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., The TOUGH simulator: Can it take the heat?, 35th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, Rotorua, New Zealand, November 18–21, 2013. (invited)
- Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, G.A. Newman, and S. Finsterle, Hydrogeophysical joint inversion capabilities and impact of petrophysical assumptions, SEG, Houston, Texas, 22–27 Sept., 2013.
- Finsterle, S., Models of different deep subsurface systems: How different are they?, Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, June 7, 2013. (invited)
- Wainwright, H.M, S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, and J.T. Birkholzer, Improved global sensitivity analysis: Applications to CO2 storage systems, MODFLOW and More, Golden, Colorado, June 2–5, 2013.
- Rinaldi, A.P., J. Rutqvist, S. Finsterle, and H.H. Liu, Modeling ground displacement at InSalah CO2 injection site, 12th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.
- Finsterle, S., Joint hydrogeophysical inversion: Approaches and tools, C12 Energy, Berkeley, California, April 26, 2013. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Joint hydrogeophysical inversion using iTOUGH2, SPE/Golden Gate Section, Chevron, San Ramon, California, April 10, 2013. (invited)
- Seitz, R., M. Freshley, P. Dixon, S.S. Hubbard, V. Freedman, G. Flach, B. Faybishenko, I. Gorton, S. Finsterle, J.D. Moulton, C.I. Steefel, and J. Marble, Advanced simulation capability for environmental management – current status and Phase II demonstration results, Waste Management 2013 Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, February 14-28, 2013.
- Imhoff, P.T., M. Akhavan, S. Finsterle, and S. Andres, Modeling engineered approaches to enhance denitrification under rapid infiltration basins, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, J. Doetsch, G.A. Newman, and S. Finsterle, Investigation of approaches for hydrogeophysical joint inversion using a parallel computing platform, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Pau, G., Y. Zhang, and S. Finsterle, Gaussian process regression approach for modeling subsurface flow, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Druhan, J., S. Finsterle, N.T. Vandehey, R. Boutchko, J.P. O’Neil, W.W. Moses, and P.S. Nico, Direct observations of flow path evolution during reactive transport in porous media using clinical nuclear imaging tomography, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Takeda, M., T. Hiratsuka, M. Manaka, S. Finsterle, and K. Ito, A sequence of laboratory experiments for the determination of chemico-osmotic, hydraulic and diffusion parameters of rock sample, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Doetsch, J., M.B. Kowalsky, C. Doughty, S. Finsterle, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, X. Yang, C.R. Carrigan, and T.M. Daley, Structural and fully coupled joint inversion for CO2 migration monitoring, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7, 2012.
- Akhavan, M., P.T. Imhoff, S. Andres, and S. Finsterle, Importance of overland flow in denitrification of wastewater applied to rapid infiltration basins, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Moridis, G.J., C.M. Freeman, S. Webb, and S. Finsterle, The RealGas and RealGasH2O options of the TOUGH+ code for the simulation of coupled fluid and heat flow in tight/shale gas systems, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Kowalsky, M.B., M. Commer, K.H. Williams, and S. Finsterle, On parameterizing heterogeneity and incorporating geophysical measurements in hydrogeophysical inverse modeling, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, and G.A. Newman, Advances in hydrogeophysical joint inversion, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Doetsch, J., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, C. Doughty, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, and T.M. Daley, Geophysical data improve stability and convergence of hydrological property estimation: a synthetic CO2 injection study, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Wainwright, H., S. Finsterle, Y. Jung, and J. Birkholzer, iTOUGH2 global sensitivity analysis module: Applications to CO2 storage systems, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Wellmann, F., A. Croucher, and S. Finsterle, Adding geology to the equation: towards integrating structural geological data into inverse modeling with iTOUGH2. TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Pau, G., Y. Zhang, and S. Finsterle, Reduced order models for subsurface flow in iTOUGH2, TOUGH Symposium, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Keen, N., G. Paul, S. Finsterle, and E. Sonnenthal, TOUGHLIB: A new library to improve TOUGH parallel development, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Takeda, M., T. Hiratsuka, K. Ito, and S. Finsterle, Development and application of a chemical osmosis simulator based on TOUGH2, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Zhang, Y., L. Pan, P.F. Dobson, K. Oglesby, and S. Finsterle, Simulating microhole-based heat mining from enhanced geothermal systems, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Finsterle, S., What’s new in iTOUGH2?, TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California, Sept. 17–19, 2012.
- Doetsch, J., M.B. Kowalsky, C. Doughty, S. Finsterle, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, X. Yang, C.R. Carrigan, and T.M. Daley, Fully coupled hydrogeophysical inversion of CO2 migration in a deep saline aquifer, SEG-AGU Hydrogeophysics workshop, Boise, ID, 2012.
- Wainwright, H., S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, J. Birkholzer, Uncertainty Quantification of the CO2 Storage System for a Hypothetical GCS Project in the Southern San Joaquin Basin in California, XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, June 17–22, 2012.
- Vesselinov, V.V., G. Pau, and S. Finsterle, AGNI: Coupling model analysis tools and high-performance subsurface flow and transport simulators for risk and performance assessment, XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, June 17–22, 2012.
- Schuchardt, K., D. Agarwal, S. Finsterle, C. Gable, E. Keating, J. Myer, A. Shoshani, L. Gosink, C. Lansing, W. Moeglein, G. Pau, E. Porter, S. Purohit, M. Rockhold, and C. Sivaramakrishnan, ASCEM—An open environment for advances simulation, XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, June 17–22, 2012.
- Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, and G.A. Newman, MPiTOUGH2-EMGeo—A massively parallel data inversion framework for joint hydrogeophysical real-world applications, XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, June 17–22, 2012.
- Zhang, Y., L. Pan, P. Dobson, K. Oglesby, and S. Finsterle, Microholes for improved heat extraction from EGS reservoirs: Numerical evaluation, Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford, Calif., Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 2012.
- Finsterle, S., Finding leaks using hydrogeophysical data and numerical models, Interagency Workshop on Monitoring for Early Detection of Underground Leaks at Nuclear Facilities, NRC, Rockville, Maryland, February 15, 2012. (invited)
- Freshley, M.D., S.S. Hubbard, V. Freedman, G. Flach, I. Gorton, J.D. Moulton, S. Finsterle, C.I. Steefel, and P. Dixon, Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (ASCEM): Development and demonstrations, Waste Management 2012.
- Freedman, V., X. Chen, E. Keating, D. Higdon, M. Rockhold, S. Finsterle, K. Schuchardt, I. Gorton, and M. Freshley, Assessing uncertainty in subsurface transport predictions using the ASCEM toolset, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2011.
- Finsterle, S., and M.B. Kowalsky, Soil structure identification through inverse modeling, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2011. (invited)
- Kowalsky, M.B., M. Commer, J. Ajo-Franklin, C. Doughty, T. Daley, and S. Finsterle, Feasibility of coupled hydrogeophysical inversion for characterization and monitoring of subsurface CO2 injection, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2011.
- Druhan, J.L., N.T. Vandehey, R. Buchko, J.P. O’Neil, W.W. Moses, S. Finsterle, C. Steefel, and P.S. Nico, Observing the coupled behavior of geochemistry and flow path evolution during bioreduction using clinical nuclear imaging tomography, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2011.
- Birkholzer, J.T., Q. Zhou, A. Cortis, and S. Finsterle, On the quantification of Regional Pressure Buildup from Large-Scale CO2 Storage Projects, Energy Procedia, 4, 4371–4378, 2011.
- Finsterle, S., Joint inversion in Hydrogeology: Standing the test of practical application, MODFLOW and More 2011: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling, Colorado School of Mines, Golden Colorado, June 5–8, 2011. (invited)
- Murakami, H., S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, and J.T. Birkholzer, Uncertainty quantification and global sensitivity analysis of CO2 migration and pressure buildup for a hypothetical GCS project in the Southern San Joaquin Basin in California, Tenth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2–5, 2011.
- Akhavan, M., P. Imhoff, S. Andres, and S. Finsterle, Minimizing contaminant transport to groundwater from rapid infiltration basins: Model evaluation of soil heterogeneity, Ground Water Summit, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1–5, 2011.
- Meza, J.C., S. Finsterle, M.D. Freshley, I. Gorton, S.S. Hubbard, M., J.D. Moulton, and C.I. Steefel, Advances Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (ASCEM): Early Site Demonstration, Waste Management Conference 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, Feb. 27–March 3, 2011.
- Finsterle, S., Joint inversion in hydrogeology: Standing the test of practical application, Earth Science Department, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, March 18, 2011. (invited)
- Akhavan, M., P.T. Imhoff, S. Andres, and S. Finsterle, Modeling hydrologic and geochemical aspects of rapid infiltration basins, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 13–17, 2010.
- Commer, M., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, and G.A. Newman, Enhanced subsurface fluid characterization using joint hydrological and geophysical imaging, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 13–17, 2010.
- Kowalsky, M.B., E. Gasperikova, S. Finsterle, D. Watson, G. Baker, and S.S. Hubbard, Coupled modeling of hydrogeochemical and electrical resistivity data for exploring the impact of recharge on subsurface contamination, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 13–17, 2010.
- Finsterle, S., Numerical modeling of tunnel hydrology using the TOUGH2 simulators, Hohei University, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Nanjing, China, October 21, 2010. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Hydrogeological modeling in support of site characterization and performance assessment of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage site, Jilin University, College of Environment and Resources, Changchun, Jilin, China, October 14, 2010. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., The use of numerical modeling for carbon sequestration research, Beijing Normal University, School of Environment, Beijing, China, October 11, 2010. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Hydrogeological modeling in support of site characterization and performance assessment of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage site, Beijing Normal University, School of Water Resources, Beijing, China, October 11, 2010. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., The use of numerical modeling for carbon sequestration research, Korea Institute for Geology, mining, and Materials, KIGAM, Daejeon, Korea, October 4, 2010. (invited)
- Akhavan, M., P. Imhoff, S. Andres, and S. Finsterle, Disposing treated wastewater in rapid infiltration basins: Simulations to optimize soil-aquifer treatment, paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Water Environment, U. of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, July 29–31, 2010.
- Zhang, Y., B. Freifeld, S. Finsterle, M. Leahy, J. Ennis-King, L. Paterson, and T. dance, Estimating CO2 residual trapping from single-well test: Experimental design calculations, Ninth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 10–13, 2010.
- Jadoon, K.Z., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, S.S. Hubbard, H. Vereecken, and S. Lambot, Coupled hydrogeophysical inversion of time-lapse off-ground GPR and hydrological data, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2010.
- Leahy, M., J. Ennis-King, L. Paterson, T. Dance, Y. Zhang, B. Freifeld, and S. Finsterle, Design of a single-well residual saturation test for the CO2CRC Otway Project, Sixth IMA Conference on Modelling Permeable Rocks, University of Edinburgh, March 29–April 1, 2010.
- Finsterle, S., Joint inversion in hydrogeology: Standing the test of practical application, IPRPI Symposium on Inverse Problems and System Identification in GeoSystems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, March 29, 2010. (invited).
- Finsterle, S., Practical aspects of error handling in multiphase inverse modeling, Seminar, UC Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering, March 5, 2010. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Joint multiphase inverse modeling: Standing the test of practical application, Environmental Systems Seminar, UC Merced, October 7, 2009. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., and M.B. Kowalsky, What’s new with iTOUGH2?, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., September 14–16, 2009.
- Jung, Y., P. Imhoff, and S. Finsterle, Estimation of landfill gas generation rates and gas permeability field of refuse using inverse modeling, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., September 14–16, 2009.
- Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, G. Moridis, and S.S. Hubbard, Hydrogeophysical approaches with the TOUGH family of codes, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., September 14–16, 2009.
- Zhou, Q., L. Pan, J. Hylen, B.G. Lundberg, R.K. Plunkett, S.H. Pordes, and S. Finsterle, Modeling of Multiphase diffusive processes of tritium in an underground accelerator facility, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., September 14–16, 2009.
- Zhang, Y., L. Paterson, B. Freifeld, M. Leahy, J. Ennis-King, and S. Finsterle, Single-well experimental design for studying CO2 trapping mechanisms at Otway, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., September 14–16, 2009.
- Finsterle, S., Joint multiphase inverse modeling: Standing the test of practical application, Workshop on “Energy, Wind and Water: Algorithms for Simulation, Optimization and Control”, New Zealand Institute for Mathematics & its Application (NZIMA), University of Auckland, New Zealand, February 9–12, 2009.
- Árnason, K., and S. Finsterle, Joint inversion of resistivity and thermo-hydraulic data for geothermal reservoir modeling, I-GET Final Conference, Geology and Geophysics in Geothermal Exploration, GFZ Potsdam, Germany, February 23/24, 2009.
- Finsterle, S., Joint multiphase inverse modeling: Standing the test of practical application, Workshop on “Energy, wind and water: algorithms for simulation, optimization and control”, sponsored by the New Zealand Institute for Mathematics & its Application (NZIMA), University of Auckland, New Zealand, February 9–12, 2009. (invited)
- Zhang, Y., C.M. Oldenburg, S. Finsterle, P. Jordan, and K. Zhang, Probability estimation of CO2 leakage through faults at geologic carbon sequestration sites, 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies, Washington DC, November 16–20,
*Energy Procedia*,*1*, 41-46, 2009. - Finsterle, S., Multiphase inverse modeling in structured soils and fractured rocks, inivted paper presented at the 2008 SSSA-GSA Joint Meeting, Houston, TX, October 5–9, 2008.
- Finsterle, S., Hydrogeological Modeling in Support of Site Characterization and Performance Assessment of the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site, Colloquium at Sacramento State University, October 30, 2008. (invited)
- Jung, Y., P. Imhoff, S. Finsterle, R. Yazdani, and D. Augenstein, Estimation of gas permeability field in landfills using inverse modeling, XVII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, San Francisco, July 6–10, 2008.
- Zhang, Y., M.B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, and S. Hubbard, Impact of groundwater pumping on near-river hydrology, XVII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, San Francisco, July 6–10, 2008.
- Kowalsky, M.B., S. Finsterle, D. Watson, and S. Hubbard, Use of coupled hydrological-geophysical modeling framework for exploring the impact of recharge on TDS, XVII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, San Francisco, July 6–10, 2008.
- Linde, N., O. Genoni, J. Doetsch, and S. Finsterle, Modeling and inversion of self-potential signals associated with flooding events at the Thur River, Switzerland, XVII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, San Francisco, July 6–10, 2008.
- Finsterle, S., Joint multiphase inverse modeling: Standing the test of practical application, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology, Stanford University, April 28, 2008. (invited)
- Xu T., Finsterle S., Senger R., 2007. Water-Steel Canister Interaction and H
_{2}Gas Pressure Buildup in a Nuclear Waste Repository, in Water-Rock Interaction WRI-12 (D. Bullen & Y. Wang, eds.), p. 673–676, Taylor & Francis Publishers, London, 2007. - Finsterle, S., M.B. Kowalsky, C. Oberdörster, and A. Lehikoinen, Joint inversion of hydrogeological and geophysical data: Too much information?, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 10–14, 2007.
- James, A., J.J. McDonnell, S. Finsterle, H.J. Tromp van Meerveld, Physics-based hydrologic-response simulation at the hillslope scale: An experimentalist’s view and a cautionary tale, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 10–14, 2007.
- Senger, R., T. Xu, P. Marschall, and S. Finsterle, Modeling approaches of two-phase flow phenomena associated with corrosion of SF/HLW canisters in a proposed repository in Opalinus clay, Switzerland, Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement, 3rd International Meeting, Lille, France, Sept. 17–20, 2007.
- Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, M.B. Kowalsky, and J. P. Kaipio, Dynamical Geophysical ERT Using State Estimation Approach, ModelCare2007, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 9–13, 2007.
- Lehikoinen, A., J.M.J. Huttunen, S. Finsterle, M.B. Kowalsky, and J. Kaipio, An extension of a nonstationary inversion method with approximation error analysis applied to hydrological process monitoring, AGU Joint Assembly, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22–25, 2007.
- 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, Devils Hole Workshop, Death Valley, California, May 2–3, 2007.
- Lehikoinen, A., A. Voutilainen, J. P. Kaipio, S. Finsterle, and M.B. Kowalsky, A nonstationary inversion approach for imaging fluid flow in unsaturated porous media, Inver Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium, Miami, Florida, April 16–18, 2007.
- Finsterle, S., Forward and inverse modeling of non-isothermal multiphase flow in fractured porous media, presented at Summer Workshop of the New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and Applications “Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications, and Inverse Problems”, Waitangi, New Zealand, January 8–13, 2007. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Joint hydrological-geophysical inversion for soil structure identification, presented at Summer Workshop of the New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and Applications “Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications, and Inverse Problems”, Waitangi, New Zealand, January 8–13, 2007.
- Finsterle, S., CO2 sequestration research at LBNL, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Sept. 20, 2006. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Use of numerical modeling in support of site characterization and performance assessment at Yucca Mountain, China University of Geosciences, School of Environmental Studies, Wuhan, China, Sept 18, 2006. (invited)
- Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, M.B. Kowalsky, and J. P. Kaipio, A nonstationary geophysical inversion approach for imaging and characterization of unsaturated porous media, paper presented at the 5th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography, Bergen, Norway, September 3–6, 2006.
- Kowalsky, M.B., E. Majer, J.E. Peterson, S. Finsterle, and A. Mazzella, Coupled geophysical-hydrological modeling of controlled NAPL spill, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 11–15, 2006.
- Andrews, J.L., M. O. Saar, and S. Finsterle, Heat and helium transport: The effect of subsurface processes on near-surface signals, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 11–15, 2006.
- Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, M.B. Kowalsky, and J. P. Kaipio, A nonstationary geophysical inversion approach with modeling-error correction for imaging fluid flow, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 11–15, 2006.
- Freifeld, B., J. Walker, C. Doughty, L. Kryder, K. Gilmore, S. Finsterle, and J. Sampson, Evidence of rapid localized groundwater transport in volcanic tuffs beneath Yucca Mountain, Nevada, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 11–15, 2006.
- Lehikoinen, A., S. Finsterle, A. Voutilainen, M.B. Kowalsky, and J. P. Kaipio, A Bayesian nonstationary inversion approach for imaging fluid flow, 28th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, University of Aukland, Nov. 15–17, 2006.
- Zhang, Y., H. Liu, S. Finsterle, and Q. Zhou, A simplified representation of matrix diffusion effects incorporating diffusive property heterogeneity using particle tracking. Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (WPGM), Beijing, China. 2006.
- Zhang, Y., C. M. Oldenburg, S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, A study on the economic feasibility of carbon sequestration with enhanced gas recovery (CSEGR) at Rio Vista, California. GoldSim Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 2006.
- Finsterle, S., and M. B. Kowalsky, Joint hydrological-geophysical inversion for soil structure identification, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 15–17, 2006.
- Zhang, Y., C. M. Oldenburg, S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, System-level modeling for geological storage of CO
_{2}, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 15–17, 2006. - Moridis, G. J., M. B. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, and K. Pruess, TOUGH+: The new generation of object-oriented family of codes for the solution of problems of flow and transport in the subsurface, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 15–17, 2006.
- Kiryukhin, A. V., N. P. Asaulova, S. Finsterle, T. V. Rychkova, and N. Obora, Modeling the Pauzhetsky Geothermal Field, Kamchatka, Russia, Using iTOUGH2, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 15–17, 2006.
- Kowalsky, M. B., J. T. Birkholzer, S. Finsterle, J. Peterson, S. Mukhopadhyay, and Y. Tsang, Joint Inversion of Ground-Penetrating Radar and Thermal-Hydrological Data Collected During a Large-Scale Heater Test, Proceedings of TOUGH Symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 15–17, 2006.
- Kowalsky, M. B., and S. Finsterle, Joint inversion of ground-penetrating radar and thermal-hydrological measurements: Overview and recent progress, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2–7, 2006.
- Finsterle, S., and M.B. Kowalsky, Model structure identification through joint inversion of hydrological and geophysical data, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2005.
- Kowalsky, M.B., J. Peterson, J. Birkholzer, S. Finsterle, S. Mukhopadhyay, and Y. Tsang, Joint inversion of ground-penetrating radar and thermal-hydrological data collected during a large-scale heater test, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2005.
- Zhang, Y., H. H. Liu, S. Finsterle, and Q. Zhou, How dual-scale diffusive property heterogeneity affects the effective matrix diffusion coefficient in fractured rock, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 5–9, 2005.
- Didita, L., S. Finsterle, P. Ilie, and A. Danchiv, Safety assessment methodology for Romanian LILW Repository, ICEM’05, The 10
^{th}International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 4–8, 2005. - Linde, N., J. Chen, S. Hubbard, and S. Finsterle, Inferring the relation between radar velocity and permeability: a comparison between tracer test and flowmeter data, Paper presented at the 2
^{nd}General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 25–29, 2005. - Welker, A.L., P.M. Gallagher, S. Finsterle, and C. Conlee, Design of an experiment to assess the effectiveness of passive site stabilization, Geo-Frontiers, Austin, Texas, January 24–26, 2005.
- Kowalsky, M.B., S. Finsterle, J. Peterson, S. Hubbard, Y. Rubin, E. Majer, A. Ward, and G. Gee, Estimating field-scale soil hydraulic properties and petrophysical models through joint GPR/hydrological measurement inversion, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2004.
- Kowalsky, M.B., S. Finsterle, J. Peterson, S. Hubbard, Y. Rubin, E. Majer, A. Ward, and G. Gee, Estimating field-scale soil hydraulic properties through joint inversion of cross-hole GPR travel times and hydrological measurements, Abstract No. 80539, GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, November 7–10, 2004.
- Finsterle, S., Forward and inverse modeling at Ordos Basin Symposium, Xi’an, China, November 7, 2004. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Model conceptualization and heterogeneity, Ordos Basin Symposium, Xi’an, China, November 6, 2004. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Site characterization and performance assessment, Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology (BRIUG), China National Nuclear Corporation, Beijing, China, November 5, 2004. (invited)
- Finsterle, S., Testing and modeling, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, China Academy of Science, Beijing, China, November 4, 2004. (invited)
- Didita, L., P. Ilie, A. Danchiv, S. Finsterle, Safety assessment for Romanian LILW repository, International Symposium on Disposal of Low Activity Radioactive Waste, Cordoba, Spain, December 13–17, 2004.
- Linde, N., J. Chen, M. Kowalsky, S. Finsterle, Y. Rubin, and S. Hubbard, Improved characterization through joint hydrogeophysical inversion: Examples of three different approaches, paper presented at NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Soil and Groundwater Contamination: Improved Risk Assessment, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 26–30, 2004.
- Linde, N., S. Finsterle, and S. S. Hubbard, Inversion of hydrological tracer test data using tomographic constraints, CGU, AGU, SEG, and EEGS Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada, May 17–21, 2004.
- Finsterle, S., The role of model conceptualization and parameterization in multiphase inverse modeling, Paper presented at the 1
^{st}General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Nice, France, April 25–30, 2004. - Finsterle, S., and T. A. Ghezzehei, Effect of heterogeneity structure on estimation uncertainty for a calibrated seepage model, AGU 2003 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 8–12, 2003.
- Ghezzehei, T. A., and S. Finsterle, Film flow along tunnel wall, AGU 2003 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 8–12, 2003.
- Kowalsky, M. B., Y. Rubin, J. Peterson, and S. Finsterle, Estimation of flow parameters using crosshole GPR travel times and hydrological data collected during transient flow experiments, AGU 2003 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 8–12, 2003.
- Unger, A., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Transport of radon gas into a tunnel at Yucca Mountain—Estimating large-scale fractured tuff hydraulic properties and implications for the operation of the ventilation system, Paper No. 250-3, GSA Annual Meeting, Seattle, November 2–5, 2003.
- Finsterle, S., T. A. Ghezzehei, R. C. Trautz, C. F. Ahlers, and P. J. Cook, Evaporation from a seepage face, in: ESD Research Review 2003, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2003.
- Ahlers, C. F., T. Ghezzehei, and S. Finsterle, Development and testing of a method for efficient simulation of evaporation from a seepage face, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12-14, 2003.
- Bodvarsson, G.S., J. Birkholzer, S. Finsterle, H.-H. Liu, J. Rutqvist, and Y.-S. Wu, The use of TOUGH2/iTOUGH2 in support of the Yucca Mountain Project: Successes and limitations, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2: From parameter estimation to model structure identification, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Ghezzehei, T.A., S. Finsterle, and R. C. Trautz, Evaluating the effectiveness of liquid diversion around an underground opening when evaporation is non-negligible, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Kim, J., and S. Finsterle, Application of Automatic Differentiation in TOUGH2, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Kowalsky, M., S. Finsterle, and Y. Rubin, Estimating flow parameters using Ground-Penetrating Radar and hydrological data during transient flow in the vadose zone, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Unger, A., S. Finsterle, and G.S. Bodvarsson, Estimating large-scale fractured rock properties from radon data collected in a ventilated tunnel, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, Calif., May 12–14, 2003.
- Finsterle, S., Testing and modeling of the high-level nuclear waste disposal site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Invited lecture, Institute of Hydrodynamic and Water Resources, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland, September 14, 2002.
- Finsterle, S., Forward and inverse modeling in Earth Sciences, Invited Speaker, Workshop: Modelling of Partially Saturated Soils, DFG Research Group Mechanics of Partially Saturated Soils, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, September 18, 2002.
- Kowalsky, M., Y. Rubin, and S. Finsterle, Inversion of hydrogeological and time-lapsed GPR data for flow parameters, AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 6–10, 2002.
- Seol, Y., T. Kneafsey, K. Ito, and S. Finsterle, Two-D simulations of flow and transport on a meter-sized unsaturated fractured tuff block, AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 6–10, 2002.
- Houseworth, J. A., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Dual-continuum modeling of flow and transport in the drift shadow, GSA 2002 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 27–30, 2002.
- Liu, H. H., G. S. Bodvarsson, and Finsterle, Unsaturated flow in two-dimensional fracture networks, GSA 2002 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 27–30, 2002.
- Ghezzehei, T., S. Finsterle, C. F. Ahlers, R. C. Trautz, and P. J. Cook, Inverse modeling of seepage into underground opening, GSA 2002 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 27–30, 2002.
- Finsterle, S., R. C. Trautz, C. F. Ahlers, P. J. Cook, Modeling mesoscale experiments at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Subsurface Science Symposium, Boise, Idaho, Oct. 13–16, 2002.
- Finsterle, S., Inverse modeling in multiphase flow through porous media, invited paper presented at the SIAM 50
^{th}Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, July 8–12, 2002. - Engelhardt, I., S. Finsterle, and C. Hofstee, Thermoconductivity experiments with backfill material and estimation of effective parameters by inverse modeling, Paper presented at: Specialist Workshop on Clay Microstructure and its Importance to Soil Behaviour, Lund, Sweden, October 15–17, 2002.
- Ahlers, C. F., R. C. Trautz, P. J. Cook, and S. Finsterle, Testing and Modeling of Seepage into Underground Openings in a Heterogeneous Fracture System at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, paper presented at the IAHR International Groundwater Symposium ”Bridging the Gap between Measurements and Modeling in Heterogeneous Media” Berkeley, California, March 25–29, 2002.
- Kitterød, N.-O., and S. Finsterle, Simulating unsaturated flow fields based on Ground Penetrating Radar and saturation measurements, paper presented at the IAHR International Groundwater Symposium ”Bridging the Gap between Measurements and Modeling in Heterogeneous Media” Berkeley, California, March 25–29, 2002.
- Mays, D. C., B. Faybishenko, and S. Finsterle, Information Entropy to measure temporal and spatial complexity of unsaturated flow in heterogeneous media, paper presented at the IAHR International Groundwater Symposium ”Bridging the Gap between Measurements and Modeling in Heterogeneous Media” Berkeley, California, March 25–29, 2002.
- Kim, J.G., and S. Finsterle, Application of Automatic Differentiation for the simulation of nonisothermal, multiphase flow in geothermal reservoirs, Proceedings, Twenty-Seventh Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 28–30, 2002.
- Finsterle, S., Impact of parameter uncertainty, variability, and conceptual model errors on predictions of flow through fractured porous media, AGU 2000 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 13–17, 2000.
- Finsterle, S., Multiphase inverse modeling—Possibilities and limitations, in: Groundwater Updates, Proceedings of the IAHR International Symposium 2000 on Groundwater, Sonic City, Omiya, Japan, May 8–10, 2000, p. 479, Springer-Verlag, Tokyo, 2000.
- Finsterle, S., and R. C. Trautz, Numerical modeling of seepage into underground openings, Proceedings (CD-ROM): 2000 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 28 – March 1, 2000.
- Finsterle, S., and B. Faybishenko, What does a tensiometer measure in fractured rock?, In: M. Th. van Genuchten, F. J. Leij, and L. Wu (eds.), Characterization and Measurement of the Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Porous Media, Part 2, pp. 867–875, University of California, Riverside, Calif., 1999.
- Finsterle, S., and R. C. Trautz, Drift seepage in unsaturated fractured rock, AGU 1999 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 13–17, 1999.
- Kitterød, N.-O., and S. Finsterle, Inverse modeling of unsaturated flow parameters combined with stochastic simulation by Empirical Orthogonal Functions, Groundwater 2000, June 6–8, 2000, Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Faybishenko, B., and S. Finsterle, On the physics of tensiometry in heterogeneous soils and rocks, AGU Spring Meeting ‘99.
- Webb, S. W., K. Pruess, J. M. Phelan, and S. Finsterle, Development of a mechanistic model for the movement of chemical signatures from buried landmines/UXO, Proceedings of the SPIE – The International Society of Optical Engineering, 3710, 270–282, 1999.
- Finsterle, S., K. Pruess, G. Björnsson, and A. Battistelli, Characterization of fractured geothermal reservoirs using inverse modeling, Proceedings, Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rocks, pp. 152–154, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., February 10–12, 1999.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Automatic calibration of geothermal reservoir models through parallel computing on a workstation cluster, Proceedings, Twenty-Fourth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 123–130, January 25–27, 1999.
- Finsterle, S., C. Satik, and M. Guerrero, Analysis of boiling experiment using inverse modeling, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 281–287, 1998.
- Finsterle, S., T. O. Sonnenborg, and B. Faybishenko, Inverse modeling of a multistep outflow experiment for determining hysteretic hydraulic properties, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 250–256, 1998.
- James, A. L., C. M. Oldenburg, and S. Finsterle, Analysis of uncertainty for 2-D fracture flow and seepage into an excavated drift, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 205–209, 1998.
- Ahlers, C. F., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Characterization and prediction of subsurface pneumatic pressure variations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 222–227, 1998.
- Webb, S. W., S. Finsterle, K. Pruess, and J. M. Phelan, Prediction of the TNT signature from buried landmines, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 124–129, 1998.
- Hodges, R. A., R. W. Falta, and S. Finsterle, Three-dimensional simulation of DNAPL transport at the Savannah River Site, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '98, May 4–6, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., pp. 136–141, 1998.
- Finsterle, S., Multiphase inverse problem: An overview, Proceedings, Geothermal Program Review XVI, pp. 3-3–3-9, Berkeley, Calif., April 1–2, 1998.
- Guerrero, M. T., C. Satik, S. Finsterle, and R. Horne, Inferring relative permeability from dynamic boiling experiments, Proceedings, Twenty-Third Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 389–396, January 26–28, 1998.
- Finsterle, S., and B. Faybishenko, What does a tensiometer measure in fractured rock?, Characterization and Measurement of the Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Porous Media, Riverside, Calif., October 22–24, 1997.
- Wu, Y. S., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Field-Scale Modeling Studies to Characterize Hydraulic Properties for Water, Air and Heat Flow in the Unsaturated Zone of Yucca Mountain, Book Chapter, in Characterization and Measurement of the Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Porous Media, edited by M. Th. Van Genuchten, Leij, F. J. and Wu, L., Published by the University of California, Riverside, pp. 1537-1548, 1999.
- Wu, Y. S., S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, A field-scale modeling study of characterizing hydraulic properties for Water, Air and Heat Flow in the Unsaturated Zone of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, AGU Fall Meeting, December 8–12, San Francisco, Calif., 1997.
- James, A. L., C. M. Oldenburg, and S. Finsterle, Analysis of uncertainty for 2-D fracture flow and seepage into an excavated niche, AGU Fall Meeting, December 8–12, San Francisco, Calif., 1997.
- Finsterle, S., Inverse modeling for multiphase flow in porous media, Fourth SIAM conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Albuquerque, June 16–18, 1997.
- Ruskauff, G. J., P. S. Domski, R. Beauheim, and S. Finsterle, Numerical inversion of a two-phase hydraulic test, Fourth SIAM conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Albuquerque, June 16–18, 1997.
- Finsterle, S., Problems with the multiphase inverse problem, paper presented at the Third Tracer Workshop, Austin, Texas, May 20–22, 1997.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Development of inverse modeling techniques for geothermal applications, Proceedings, Geothermal Program Review XV, pp. 2-47–2-54, San Francisco, Calif., March 24–26, 1997.
- Pruess, K., C. M. Oldenburg, G. J. Moridis, and S. Finsterle, S., Water injection into vapor- and liquid-dominated reservoirs: Modeling of heat transfer and mass transport, Proceedings, DOE Geothermal Program Review XV, San Francisco, Calif., March 25–26, 1997.
- Finsterle, S, C. M. Oldenburg, A.L. James, K. Pruess, G.J. Moridis, Mathematical modeling of permeation grouting and subsurface barrier performance, Proceedings, International Containment Technology Conference and Exhibition, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 9–12, pp. 438–444, 1997.
- Finsterle, S., K. Pruess, D. P. Bullivant, and M. J. O'Sullivan, Application of inverse modeling to geothermal reservoir simulation, Proceedings, Twenty-Second Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 27–29, pp. 309–316, 1997.
- Hodges, R. A., R. W. Falta, and S. Finsterle, Simulation of DNAPL emplacement and redistribution using geostatistically generated heterogeneous permeability distributions, presented at SA GSA, 1996.
- Buesing, J. L., S. Finsterle, and M. Pantazidou, The role of capillary pressure curve selection in modeling LNAPL transport in the vadose zone, Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPLs) in the Subsurface, ASCE Specialty Conference, Nov. 10–14, 1996.
- Roeder, E., C. L. Wright, S. Finsterle, S. E. Brame, R. W. Falta, and C. M. Cindy, Inversion of a 3-dimensional tracer test, presented at the GSA national meeting, Denver, CO, October 28–31, 1996.
- Moridis, G., L. Myer, P. Persoff, S. Finsterle, J. Apps, D. Vasco, S. Muller, P. Yen, and K. Pruess, A field test of permeation grouting in heterogeneous soils using a new generation of barrier liquids, presented at ER '95 Committed to Results, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO, August, 1995.
- Ahlers, C.F., S. Finsterle, Y.S. Wu, and G.S. Bodvarsson, Determination of pneumatic permeability of a multi-layered system by inversion of pneumatic pressure data, presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, December 11–15, San Francisco, Calif., 1995.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Automatic history matching of geothermal field performance, Proceedings, 17th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, November 8–10, pp. 193–198, Auckland, New Zealand, 1995.
- Finsterle, S., Direct and inverse modeling of multiphase flow systems, Invited paper, Modeling and Computation in Environmental Sciences, Proceedings of the First GAMM-Seminar at ICA Stuttgart, October 12–13, 1995, pp. 146–157, 1995.
- Finsterle, S., C.F. Tsang, S.M. Benson, and G.J. Moridis, Use of blocking agent to improve the effectiveness of soil vapor extraction, presented at the ACE, I&EC Symposium Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII, September 17–20, Atlanta, Georgia, 1995.
- Faybishenko, B., and S. Finsterle, Design and analysis of single-core experiments for the determination of unsaturated hydraulic properties, presented at the Vadose Zone Hydrology Conference, September 6–8, Davis, Calif., 1995.
- Persoff, P. S. Finsterle, G. J. Moridis, J. Apps, K. Pruess, and S.J. Muller, Injectable barriers for waste isolation, presented at the ASME/AIChE National Heat Transfer Conference, August 5–9, Portland, Oregon, 1995.
- Finsterle, S., G. S. Bodvarsson, and G. Chen, Inverse modeling as a step in the calibration of the LBL-USGS site-scale model of Yucca Mountain, presented at the International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, May 1–5, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 154–156, 1995.
- Cox, B. L., S. Finsterle, and J. S. Y. Wang, Experimental and numerical aqueous flow through a partially saturated fracture, presented at the International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, May 1–5, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1995.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, ITOUGH2: Solving TOUGH inverse problems, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '95, March 20–22, pp. 287–292, Report LBL-37200, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Using simulation-optimization techniques to improve multiphase aquifer remediation, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '95, March 20–22, pp. 181–186, Report LBL-37200, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
- Witherspoon, P. A., P. Fuller, and S. Finsterle, Three-dimensional multiphase effects in aquifer gas storage, Proceedings, TOUGH Workshop '95, March 20–22, pp. 137–156, Report LBL-37200, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
- Persoff, P. S. Finsterle, G. J. Moridis, J. Apps, K. Pruess, and S.J. Muller, Designing injectable Colloidal Silica barriers for waste isolation at the Hanford site, Proceedings, Thirty-Third Hanford Symposium on Health and the Environment—In-Situ Remediation: Scientific Basis for Current and Future Technologies, Nov. 7–11, 1994, G. Gee and N. R. Wing (eds.), Battelle Press, Richland, WA, 87–102, 1994.
- Finsterle, S., G. J. Moridis, K. Pruess, and P. Persoff, Development of an in-situ containment technology, AGU Fall Meeting, December 5–9, San Francisco, Calif., 1994.
- Senger, R. K., S. Finsterle, P. Vinard, Gas and water transport in a fractured-porous medium: Field-scale characterization of two-phase flow parameter and pressure buildup associated with gas release from a L/ILW repository, presented at the Chapman Conference on Aqueous Phase and Multiphase Transport in Fractured Rock, September 12–15, Burlington, Vermont, 1994.
- Vinard, P., J.-M. Lavanchy, S. Finsterle, J. Ph. McCord, Hydrodynamics of a fractured, gas-bearing marl aquitard characterized by large-scale sub-normal pressure conditions, AAPG Hedberg Research Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 8–10, 1994.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Estimating two-phase hydraulic properties by inverse modeling, Proceedings, Fifth Annual International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1994, pp. 2160–2167, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Ill., 1994.
- Pruess, K., S. Finsterle, P. Persoff, and C. Oldenburg, Phenomenological studies of two-phase flow processes for nuclear waste isolation, Proceedings, Fifth Annual International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1994, pp. 2639–2647, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Ill., 1994.
- Finsterle, S., G. J. Moridis, K. Pruess, and P. Persoff, Physical barriers formed from gelling liquids: Numerical design of laboratory and field experiments, AGU Spring Meeting, May 23–27, Baltimore, Maryland, 1994.
- Persoff, P., S. Finsterle, G. J. Moridis, and K. Pruess, Physical barriers formed from gelling liquids: Experimental investigations, AGU Spring Meeting, May 23–27, Baltimore, Maryland, 1994.
- Finsterle, S., Determining two-phase hydraulic properties by inverse modeling, Proceedings, IX. International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, June 9–12, Denver, Colorado, 1992.
- Finsterle, S., S. Mishra, and J.-M. Lavanchy, Hydrogeologic site characterization under two-phase flow conditions, Proceedings, NEA Workshop on Gas Generation and Release From Radioactive Waste Repositories, September 23–26, Aix-en-Provence, France, 1991.

- Finsterle, S., Enhancements to the TOUGH2 Simulator Implemented in iTOUGH2, Report LBNL-TBD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2015.
- Wainwright, H.M., and S. Finsterle, Global Sensitivity and Data-Worth Analysis in iTOUGH2, User’s Guide, Report LBNL-TBD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2015.
- Magnusdottir, L., and S. Finsterle, iTOUGH2-EOS1sc: Multiphase Reservoir Simulator for Water under Sub- and Supercritical Conditions, User’s Guide, Report LBNL-TBD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2015.
- Gudmundsdottir, H., M.T. Jonsson, and S. Finsterle, iTOUGH2-FloWell: Simulating Coupled Reservoir and Wellhead Conditions, User’s Guide, Report LBNL-TBD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2015.
- Kowalsky, M.B., J. Doetsch, M. Commer, S. Finsterle, C. Doughty, Q. Zhou, J. Ajo-Franklin, J. Birkholzer, T. Daley. Coupled Inversion of Hydrological and Geophysical Data for Improved Prediction of Subsurface CO2 Migration; NRAP-TRS-III-XXX-2013; NRAP Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2013.
- Wainwright, H., S. Finsterle, Q. Zhou, Q., and J. Birkholzer, Modeling the Performance of Large-Scale CO2 Storage Systems: A Comparison of Different Sensitivity Analysis Methods, Report NRAP-TRS-III-002-2012, NRAP Technical Report Series, pp. 24, U.S. Department Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Morgantown, WV, 2012.
- Finsterle, S., D. Hawkes, G. Moridis, S. Mukhopadhyay, C. Oldenburg, L. Pfeiffer, J. Rutqvist, E. Sonnenthal, N. Spycher, C. Valladao, and L. Zheng (Eds.), Proceedings of the TOUGH Symposium 2012, Report LBNL-5808E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2012.Freifeld, B., and S. Finsterle, Imaging Fluid Flow in Geothermal Wells Using Distributed Thermal Perturbation Sensing, Report LBNL-4588E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., December 2010.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2 Universal Optimization Using the PEST Protocol, Report LBNL-LB3698E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., July 2010.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2-IFC: An Integrated Flow Code in Support of Nagra's Probabilistic Safety Assessment—User's Guide and Model Description, Report LBNL-1441E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., January 2009.
- Mukhopadhyay, S., N. Spycher, G.X. Zhang, E.L. Sonnenthal, and S. Finsterle, THC sensitivity study of heterogeneous permeability and capillarity effects, ANL-NBS-HS-000047 REV 01, Sandia National Laboratories, OCRWM Lead Laboratory for Repository Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007.
- Finsterle, S., and M.B. Kowalsky, iTOUGH2-GSLIB User’s Guide, Report LBNL/PUB-3191 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., June 2007.
- Andrews, J.L., Finsterle, S., and M.O. Saar, Mass- and Temperature Dependent Diffusion Coefficients of Light Noble Gases for the TOUGH2- Module, Report LBNL-62595, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., April 2007.
- Finsterle, S., M. Conrad, B.M. Kennedy, K. Pruess, T. Kneafsey, R. Salve, G. Su., and Q. Zhang, Mobility of Tritium in Engineered and Earth Materials at the NuMI Facility, Fermilab, Report LBNL-61798, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., March 2007.
- Freifeld, B, Doughty, C., and S. Finsterle, Preliminary Estimates of Specific Recharge and Transport Velocities near Borehole NC-EWDP-24PB, Report LBNL-60740, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., June 2006.
- Finsterle, S., and Y. Seol, Preliminary Evaluation of Drift Seepage Model Using Information form the ESF South Ramp at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Report LBNL-58698, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., August 2005.
- Finsterle, S., Seepage Calibration Model and Seepage Testing Data, MDL-NBS-HS-00004, REV 03, LBID-2470, 2004.
- Finsterle, S., and G.S. Bodvarsson, Technical Basis Document No.3: Seepage into Drifts, LBID-2523, 2003.
- Pavelescu, M., L. Didita, S. Finsterle, and G. S. Bodvarsson, Scoping Calculations of Radionuclide Release and Transport Through the Unsaturated Zone at the Saligny Site, Final Report, NATO Linkage Grant CLG.976709/2000, Pitesti, Romania, and Berkeley, Calif., 2002.
- Finsterle, S., Demonstration of Optimization Techniques for Groundwater Plume Remediation, Report LBNL-46746, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 2000.
- Faybishenko, B., and S. Finsterle, On Tensiometry in Fractured Rocks, Report LBNL-43864, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2 User's Guide, Report LBNL-40040, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999a.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2 Command Reference, Report LBNL-40041, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999b.
- Finsterle, S., iTOUGH2 Sample Problems, Report LBNL-40042, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999c.
- Finsterle, S., G. Björnsson, and K. Pruess, Characterization of fractured geothermal reservoirs using inverse modeling, Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1998–1999, pp. 99–100, Report LBNL-43816, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1999.
- Finsterle, S., Parallelization of iTOUGH2 Using PVM, Report LBNL-42261, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., October 1998.
- Finsterle, S., ITOUGH2 V3.2, Verification and Validation Report, Report LBNL-42002, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., June 1998.
- Finsterle, S., A. L. James, and J. S. Y. Wang, Numerical modeling water migration in fracture-matrix system, Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1997, pp. 61–62, Report LBNL-42452, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., 1997.
- Pruess, K., S. Finsterle, G. Moridis, C. Oldenburg and Y.-S. Wu, General-purpose reservoir simulators: the TOUGH2 family,
*GRC Bulletin*, 53–57, February 1997. - Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, Design and Analysis of a Well Test for Determining Two-Phase Hydraulic Properties, Report LBNL-39620, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., December 1996.
- Finsterle, S., K. Pruess, and P. Fraser, ITOUGH2 Software Qualification, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Report LBNL-39489, Berkeley, Calif., October 1996.
- Moridis, G., P. Yen, P. Persoff, S. Finsterle, P. Williams, L. Myer, and K. Pruess, A Design Study for a Medium-Scale Field Demonstration of the Viscous Barrier Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Report LBNL-38916, Berkeley, Calif., September 1996.
- Pruess, K., S. Finsterle, G. Moridis, C. Oldenburg, E. Antunez, and Y. S. Wu, Advances in the TOUGH2 Family of General-Purpose Reservoir Simulators, Report LBL-38573, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., April, 1996.
- Eugster, S., and S. Finsterle, GTS-TPF: Design Calculations for an Extended Gas Threshold Pressure Test at Grimsel Test Site, Nagra Internal Report, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland, September, 1995.
- Falta, R. W., K. Pruess, S. Finsterle, and A. Battistelli, T2VOC User's Guide, Report LBL-36400, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., March, 1995.
- Finsterle, S., Design of a Welltest for Determining Two-Phase Hydraulic Properties, Report LBL-37448, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., January 1995.
- Finsterle, S., G. J. Moridis, and K. Pruess, A TOUGH2 Equation-of-State Module for the Simulation of Two-Phase Flow of Air, Water, and a Miscible Gelling Liquid, Report LBL-36086, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., May 1994.
- Finsterle, S., Inverse Modeling of Test SB4-VM2/216.7 at Wellenberg, Report LBL-35454, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., March 1994.
- Finsterle, S., ITOUGH2 User's Guide, Version 2.2, Report LBL-34581, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., (Accn: MOL.19941026.0075), August 1993.
- Finsterle, S., and K. Pruess, FLG: Design Calculations for a Combined Ventilation and Brine Injection Experiment at the Grimsel Rock Laboratory, Report LBL-34460, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif., July 1993.
- Finsterle, S., Inverse Modellierung zur Bestimmung hydrogeologischer Parameter eines Zweiphasensystems, Mitteilung Nr. 121 der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich (also Nagra Technical Report NTB 93-20, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland), February, 1993.
- Finsterle, S., Wellenberg: One-Dimensional Stress Release Model Assuming Two-Phase Flow Conditions, Nagra Internal Report, Wettingen, Switzerland, September, 1992.
- Finsterle, S., ITOUGH User's Guide, Version 1.0, Nagra Internal Report, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland, August, 1992.
- Finsterle, S., S. Mishra, P. Vinard, and S. Vomvoris, Wellenberg: Regional Gas Depletion Model—One-Dimensional Scoping Calculations, Nagra Internal Report, Wettingen, Switzerland, May, 1992.
- Finsterle, S., and S. Vomvoris, Inflow to Stripa Validation Drift Under Two-Phase Conditions: Scoping Calculations, Nagra Internal Report, Wettingen, Switzerland, May, 1991.
- Finsterle, S., S. Mishra, and J.-M. Lavanchy, Interpretation of Selected OBS-1 Tests Using the Two-Phase Numerical Simulator TOUGH, Nagra Internal Report, Wettingen, Switzerland, April, 1991.
- Finsterle, S., E. Schlueter, and K. Pruess, Exploratory Simulations of Multiphase Effects in Gas Injection and Ventilation Tests in an Underground Rock Laboratory, Report LBL-28810, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (also Nagra-DOE-Co-Project Report NDC-13), Berkeley, Calif., June, 1990.
- Finsterle, S., FLG: Design Calculations for a Gas Test at Grimsel Rock Laboratory, Nagra Internal Report, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland, July, 1989.
- Finsterle, S., Auswertung der GPS Messkampagne Naters, Mitteilung Nr. 151 des Institutes für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, 1987.