WG4 Physique des roches : Publications


Farquharson J, Kushnir A R L, Wild B, Baud P. (2020) Physical property evolution of granite during experimental chemical stimulation. Geothermal Energy, 8(14). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-020-00168-7.

Heap M J, Gravley D M, Kennedy B M, Gilg H A, Bertolett E, Barker L L. (2020) Quantifying the role of hydrothermal alteration in creating geothermal and epithermal mineral resources: the Ohakuri ignimbrite (Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 390(106703). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.106703.


Duwiquet H, Arbaret L, Guillou-Frottier L, Heap M J, Bellanger M. (2019) On the geothermal potential of Crustal Fault Zones: a case study from the Pontgibaud area (French Massif Central, France). Geothermal Energy, 7, 33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-019-0150-7.

Harlé P, Kushnir A R L , Aichholzer C, Heap M J, Hehn R, Maurer V, Baud P, Richard A, Genter A, Duringer P. (2019) Heat flow estimates in the Upper Rhine Graben using laboratory measurements of thermal conductivity on sedimentary rocks. Geothermal Energy, 7(38). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-019-0154-3.

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.

Heap M J, Kushnir A R L, Gilg H A, Violay M E S, Harlé P, Baud P. (2019) Petrophysical properties of the Muschelkalk from the Soultz-sous-Forêts geothermal site (France), an important lithostratigraphic unit for geothermal exploitation in the Upper Rhine Graben. Geothermal Energy, 7(27). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-019-0145-4.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

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:


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.

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.

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.


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.

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.


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: