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Thomas M. (Tom) Daley's Publications

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  1. Zhang, R., Vasco, D., Daley, T.M., 2014 (submitted), Characterization of a fracture zone using seismic attributes at the InSalah CO2 storage project, Interpretation.
  2. Zhang, R., Daley, T.M., Vasco, D., 2014 (in review), Application of sparse layer inversion on 3D seismic at the In Salah carbon dioxide storage project for improved thin-bed resolution, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.
  3. Daley, T.M., Miller, D., Dodds, K., Cook, P., Freifeld, B.M., 2014 (submitted), Field Testing of Modular Borehole Monitoring with Simultaneous Distributed Acoustic Sensing and Geophone Vertical Seismic Profile at Citronelle, Mississippi, submitted to Geophysical Prospecting.
  4. Daley, T.M., Freifeld, B., Siggins, T.,  2014, Seismic Monitoring at Naylor-1 using High Resolution Travel Time (HRTT) and Offset VSP, In: Geologically Storing Carbon: Learning from the Otway Project Experience. (Ed. P J Cook) 408pp. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, ISBN: 9781486302307. 
  5. Vasco, D.W., Thomas M. Daley and Andrey Bakulin, 2014, Utilizing the onset of time-lapse changes: a robust basis for reservoir
 monitoring and characterization, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt526.
  6. Oye, Volker, Eyvind Aker, Thomas M. Daley, Daniela Kühn, Bahman Bohloli, Valeri Korneev, Microseismic Monitoring and Interpretation of Injection Data from the in Salah CO2 Storage Site (Krechba), Algeria, 2013, Energy Procedia, Volume 37, 2013, Pages 4191-4198, ISSN 1876-6102,
  7. Daley, Thomas. M., Barry M. FreifeldJonathan Ajo-FranklinShan DouRoman PevznerValeriya ShulakovaSudhendu Kashikar,Douglas E. MillerJulia GoetzJan HenningesStefan Lueth, 2013, Field testing of fiber-optic distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) for subsurface seismic monitoring, The Leading Edge 32, 6 (2013); pp. 699-706,
  8. Doetsch, J., Kowalsky, M.B., Doughty, C., Finsterle, S., Ajo-Franklin, J.B., Carrigan, C., Yang, X., Hovorka, S.D., Daley, T.M., 2013. Constraining CO2 simulations by coupled modeling and inversion of electrical resistance and gas composition data. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 18, 510-522.
  9. Ajo-Franklin, J., B., Peterson, J., Doetsch, J.,  Daley, T.M., 2013, High-Resolution Characterization of a CO2 Plume Using Crosswell Seismic Tomography: Cranfield, MS, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 18, 497-509,
  10. Nakagawa, Seiji, Timothy J.  Kneafsey, Thomas M. Daley, Barry M. Freifeld, and Emily V. Rees, 2013, Laboratory seismic monitoring of supercritical CO2 flooding in sandstone cores using the Split Hopkinson Resonant Bar technique with concurrent x-ray CT imaging, Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 254–269.
  11. Baptiste Dafflon, Yuxin Wu, Susan S Hubbard, Jens Birkholzer, Thomas M. Daley, John D. Pugh, John E. Peterson, and Robert Trautz, 2012, Monitoring CO2 intrusion and associated geochemical transformations in a shallow groundwater system using complex electrical methods, Environ. Sci. Technol., Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1021/es301260e, Publication Date (Web): 07 Jun 2012
  12. Daley, Thomas M., Jonathan B. Ajo-Franklin, Christine Doughty, 2011, Constraining the reservoir model of an injected CO2 plume with crosswell CASSM at the Frio-II brine pilot, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5, pp. 1022-1030, DOI information: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.03.002.
  13. Myer, L. R., and Daley, T. M.,  2011, Elements of a best practices approach to induced seismicity in geologic storage, Energy Procedia, V. 4, p 3707-3713.
  14. Hovorka, S.D., Timothy A. Meckel, Ramon H. Trevino, Jiemin Lu, Jean-Philippe Nicot, Jong-Won Choi, David Freeman, Paul Cook, Thomas M. Daley, Jonathan B. Ajo-Franklin, Barry M. Freifeild, Christine Doughty, Charles R. Carrigan, Doug La Brecque, Yousif K. Kharaka, James J. Thordsen, Tommy J. Phelps, Changbing Yang, Katherine D. Romanak, Tongwei Zhang, Robert M. Holt, Jeffery S. Lindler, Robert J. Butsch, Monitoring a large volume CO2 injection: Year two results from SECARB project at Denbury’s Cranfield, Mississippi, USA, Energy Procedia, Volume 4, 2011, Pages 3478-3485.
  15. Zhou, Rongmao, Lianjie Huang, James T. Rutledge, Michael Fehler, Thomas M. Daley, Ernest L. Majer, 2010, Coda-wave interferometry analysis of time-lapse VSP data for monitoring geological carbon sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 4, 679–686, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2010.01.010. LBNL-3076E.
  16. Daley, Thomas M., Fenglin Niu, Paul G. Silver, Ernest L. Majer, 2010, Acquisition of Crosswell Seismic Monitoring Data. In: Junzo Kasahara, Valeri Korneev and Michael Zhdanov, editors: Active Geophysical Monitoring, Vol 40, Handbook of Geophysical Exploration: Seismic Exploration, Klaus Helbig and Sven Treitel. The Netherlands, Elsevier, 2010, pp. 165-176.
  17. Lumley, D., Sherlock, D., Daley, T., Huang, L., Lawton, D., Masters, R., Verliac, M.,  and White, D., 2010. Highlights of the 2009 SEG summer research workshop on “CO2  Sequestration Geophysics,” The Leading Edge, v29, p138-145, LBNL-3074E.
  18. Xu, T., Y.K. Kharaka, C. Doughty, B.M. Freifeld, T.M. Daley, Reactive transport modeling to study changes in water chemistry induced by CO_2 injection at the Frio brine pilot, Chemical Geology, v. 271, p. 153-164, 2010. (LBNL-3056E).

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LBNL Scientific Reports

  1. Newman, G. Um, E., Daley, T.M., 2014, EM Modeling at Aquistore: Final Report to the Carbon Capture Project, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  2. Daley, T.M., 2014, Letter Report on Monitoring Planning for Kimberlina Synthetic Site, National Risk Assessment Partnership.
  3. Daley, T.M.; Harbert W.; Bromhal G.; Sullivan, E.C.; Monitoring Strategies for Risk Reduction in Carbon Storage, NRAP-TRS-III-00X-2013, Level III Technical Report Series, March 2014. 
  4. Daley, T. M.; Sullivan, E. C.; Tan, S.; Huang, L.; Harbert, W. Analysis of Field VSP Data: Cranfield 3D-VSP Project; NRAP-TRS-III-XXX-2013; NRAP Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2013; p X.
  5. White, Joshua A., William Foxall, Corinne Bachmann, Thomas M. Daley, and Laura Chiaramonte, Induced Seismicity and Carbon Storage: Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies, National Risk Assessment Partnership, Technical Report Series, 2014.
  6. Quanlin Zhou; Yoojin Jung; Fei Chen; Xiaoyi Liu; Jens T. Birkholzer; Michael B. Kowalsky; Tom Daley. Early Detection of Brine and CO2 Leakage Using Pressure and Surface-Deformation Monitoring Data: Methodology Development, Demonstration, and Application; NRAP-TRS-III-XXX-2013; NRAP Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2013; p XX.
  7. Freifeld, B.M., Thomas M. Daley and Paul Cook, 2013, Modular Borehole Monitoring An Integrated Deployment Package, Final Report to CO2 Capture Project. LBNL ????.
  8. Daley, T.M., Beyer, J, Smith, T. and La Brecque, D, 2013, Borehole EM Monitoring at Aquistore: Final Report to the Carbon Capture Project (CCP), Report Number: LBNL-6238E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  9. Kowalsky, Michael B., Joseph Doetsch, Michael Commer, Stefan Finsterle, Christine Doughty, Quanlin Zhou, Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, Jens Birkholzer, Thomas Daley, 2013, Coupled Inversion of Hydrological and Geophysical Data for Improved Prediction of Subsurface CO2 Migration, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report, NRAP-TRS-III-00X-2013, Level III Technical Report Series, September 2013.
  10. Nazari, Siamak and Daley, Thomas M. Assessing Uncertainty and Repeatability in Time-lapse VSP Monitoring of CO2 Injection in a Brine Aquifer, Frio Formation, Texas (A case study); Report LBNL-6482E, NRAP-TRS-III-XXX-2012; NRAP Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA; 2013, p XX.
  11.  Daley, T.M., J.E. Peterson, V.A. Korneev, GEO-SEQ Subtask 2.3.4: Microseismic Monitoring and Analysis, LBNL-4597E, May 2011
  12. Daley, T.M.,  R. Haught, J.E. Peterson, K. Boyle, J.H. Beyer and L.R. Hutchings, 2010, Seismicity Characterization and Monitoring at WESTCARB’s Proposed Montezuma Hills  Geologic Sequestration Site, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-4006E, October 2010.
  13. Daley, T.M.,  Sandeep Sharma, Aleksander Dzunic, Milovan Urosevic, Anton Kepic, Don Sherlock, 2009, Borehole Seismic Monitoring at Otway Using the Naylor-1 Instrument String, LBNL-2337E.

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Recent Presentations

  1. Daley, T. M., 2014, Pathways to integrate monitoring in risk assessment based modeling, IEAGHG Monitoring Network and Modeling Network – Combined Meeting, Morgantown WV, 4-8 August.
  2. Daley, T.M, 2014, Continuous Active Source Seismic Monitoring (CASSM): Applications to Crosswell Reservoir Monitoring, Society of Exploration Geophysics, Development and Production Forum: Reservoir Characterization and Monitoring with Advanced Geophysical Technology, Santa Rosa, California, July 3, 2014.
  3. Daley, T.M., Miller, D., Freifeld, B.M., Dodds, K., 2014, Results of field testing of simultaneous DAS and Geophone VSP, Workshop: Fibre Optics Sensing for Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP) Surveys: Challenges Faced & The Way Forward for Fiber Optics Sensing Use in VSP Surveys, 76th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  4. Daley, Thomas M, and Barry Freifeld, 2014, Borehole Based Monitoring of CO2 Storage: Recent Developments in Fiber-Optic Sensing, CCS Technical Workshop, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Tokyo, Japan, January 23, 2014. 
  5. Daley, Thomas M, 2013, Detection, monitoring and modeling of a probable fracture zone at the In Salah CO2 storage project, Society of Exploration Geophysics, Post-convention Workshop, Houston, Tx, September 27, 2013.
  6. Daley, Thomas M., B.M. Freifeld, P. Cook, R. Trautz, K. Dodds, 2013, Modular Borehole Monitoring (MBM) at SECARB’s Citronelle Site: Project Update,  IEA GHG CCS Combined Monitoring and Environmental Network Meeting: Canberra, ACT, August 26-30, 2013.
  7. Daley, Thomas M., Barry Freifeld, multiple co-authors, 2013, VSP Acquisition Using Fiber Optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS):A Comparison of Sites and with Conventional Geophones, Society of Petroleum Engineers Workshop on Distributed Fiber-Optic Monitoring for Well and Reservoir Management, Palos Verdes, CA, July 16-18, 2013.
  8. Daley, Thomas M., Monitoring the Subsurface with Borehole Seismic: CASSM and Beyond, Stanford Geophysics Department Seminar, May 2, 2013.
  9. Daley, Thomas M., Subsurface Monitoring of CO2 Sequestration – A Review and Look Forward (Invited), 2012, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Dec. 2012,GC53D-07.
  10. Korneev, V., and Daley, T.M., 2012, Uncertainty of micro-seismic events location during fluid injection, 2012, 1st Joint International Workshop for the Earth’s Surface  and Subsurface 4D Monitoring, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 8 -11.
  11. Daley, T.M., Jonathan B. Ajo-Franklin, Fenglin Niu, 2011, Recent Results from Crosswell CASSM (Continuous Active-Source Seismic Monitoring), American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting,  Special session T05, 5-9 December, San Francisco.
  12. Daley, T.M., 2011, Monitoring Strategies for Geologic Storage of CO2, MIT Carbon Sequestration Forum XII, Cambridge MA, October 26.
  13. Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, Thomas Daley, Belinda Butler-Veytia, John Peterson, Yuxin Wu, Bob Kelly, and Susan Hubbard, 2011, Multi-level continuous active source seismic monitoring (ML-CASSM):  Mapping shallow hydrofracture evolution at a TCE contaminated site, SEG Expanded Abstracts 30, 3727 (2011), DOI:10.1190/1.3627980  
  14. Daley, T.M., 2011, Seismic Monitoring of Geologic Sequestration, Research and Development Symposium, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Austin, Tx, June 7.
  15. Daley, T.M., 2010, Geophysical Characterization/MMV Experiences, Joint SECARB Meeting, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, July 14.
  16. Daley, T.M., E. Majer, M, Hoversten, R. Gritto, J. Ajo-Franklin, 2010, Borehole Seismic Monitoring of Sequestration Pilots, Geologic Carbon Sequestration Site Integrity: Characterization and Monitoring Workshop,  Columbus, Ohio, June 7-8, 2010.
  17. Majer, E. and Daley, T.M., 2010, Induced Seismicity Associated  with  Fluid Injections for Energy Resource Applications: Lessons learned  from Geothermal, Geologic Carbon Sequestration Site Integrity: Characterization and Monitoring Workshop,  Columbus, Ohio, June 7-8, 2010.
  18. Daley, T.M., 2010, MMV  Planning in WESTCARB and DOE’s National Risk Assessment Partnership (NRAP), 6th Annual International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Network, Natchez, MS, May 2010.

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