WG4 Physique des roches : Publications


Heap M J, Villeneuve M C, Kushnir A R L, Farquharson J I, Baud P, Reuschlé T. (2019) Rock mass strength and elastic modulus of the Buntsandstein: an important lithostratigraphic unit for geothermal exploitation in the Upper Rhine Graben. Geothermics, 77: 236-256. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2018.10.003.


Azzola J, Griffiths L, Schmittbuhl J, Zigone D, Magnenet V, Masson F, Heap M J, Baud P. (2018) Coda wave interferometry during the heating of deep geothermal reservoir rocks. Geothermal Energy, 6(21). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-018-0107-2.

Kushnir A R L, Heap M J, Baud P, Gilg H A, Reuschlé T, Lerouge C, Dezayes C, Duringer P. (2018) Characterizing the physical properties of rocks from the Paleozoic to Permo-Triassic transition in the Upper Rhine Graben. Geothermal Energy, 6(16). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-018-0103-6.

Villeneuve M C, Heap M J, Kushnir A R L, Qin T, Baud P, Zhou G, Xu T. (2018) Estimating in-situ rock mass strength and elastic modulus of granite from the Soultz-sous-Forêts geothermal reservoir (France). Geothermal Energy, 6(11). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-018-0096-1.

Griffiths L, Lengliné O, Heap M J, Baud P, Schmittbuhl J. (2018) Thermal microcracking in Westerly Granite using direct wave velocity, coda wave interferometry and acoustic emissions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123(3): 2246-2261. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB015191.

Kushnir A R L, Heap M J, Baud P. (2018) Assessing the role of fractures on the permeability of the Permo-Triassic sandstones at the Soultz-sous-Forêts (France) geothermal site. Geothermics, 74: 181-189. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2018.03.009.

Heap M J, Reuschlé T, Kushnir A R L, Baud P. (2018) The influence of hydrothermal brine on the short-term strength and elastic modulus of sandstones from exploration well EPS-1 at Soultz-sous-Forêts (France). Geothermal Energy, 6(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-018-0116-1.


Heap M J, Kushnir A R L, Gilg H A, Wadsworth F B, Reuschlé T, Baud P. (2017) Microstructural and petrophysical properties of the Permo-Triassic sandstones (Buntsandstein) from the Soultz-sous-Forêts geothermal site (France). Geothermal Energy, 5(26). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-017-0085-9.

Griffiths L, Heap M J, Baud P, Schmittbuhl J. (2017) Quantification of microcrack characteristics and implications for stiffness and strength of granite. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 100: 138-150. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2017.10.013.

Violay M, Heap M J, Acosta M A, Madonna C. (2017) Porosity evolution at the brittle-ductile transition in the continental crust: Implications for deep hydro-geothermal circulation. Nature Scientific Reports, 7: Article Number 7705. doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08108-5.

Xu T, Zhou G L, Heap M J, Zhu W C, Chen C-f, Baud P. (2017) The influence of temperature on time-dependent deformation and failure in granite: A mesoscale modeling approach. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50: 2345-2364. doi:

Griffiths L, Heap M J, Xu T, Chen C-f, Baud P. (2017) The influence of pore geometry and orientation on the strength and stiffness of porous rock. Journal of Structural Geology, 96: 149-160. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2017.02.006.


Griffiths L, Heap M J, Wang F, Daval D, Gilg H A, Baud P, Schmittbuhl J, Genter A. (2016) Geothermal implications for fracture filling hydrothermal precipitation. Geothermics, 64: 235-245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2016.06.006.

Farquharson J I, Heap M J, Baud P, Reuschlé T, Varley N. (2016) Pore pressure embrittlement in a volcanic edifice. Bulletin of Volcanology, 78(6). doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00445-015-0997-9.

Farquharson J I, Heap M J, Lavallée Y, Varley N R, Baud P. (2016) Evidence for the development of permeability anisotropy in lava domes and volcanic conduits. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 323: 163-185. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.05.007.

Zhu W, Baud P, Vinciguerra S, Wong T-f. (2016) Micromechanics of brittle faulting and cataclastic flow in Mount Etna basalt. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(6): 4268-4289. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JB012826.


Heap M J, Farquharson J I, Baud P, Lavallée Y, Reuschlé T. (2015) Fracture and compaction of andestie in a volcanic edifice. Bulletin of Volcanology, 77(55). doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00445-015-0938-7.

Farquharson J I, Heap M J, Varley N, Baud P. (2015) Permeability and porosity relationships of edifice-forming andesites: A combined field and laboratory study. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 297: 52-68. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.03.016.


Siratovich P, Heap M J, Villenueve M C, Cole J W, Reuschlé T. (2014) Physical property relationships of the Rotokawa Andesite, a significant geothermal reservoir rock in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Geothermal Energy, 2(10). doi: