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Research Output 1998 2020

2020

Improving earthquake ground-motion predictions for the North Sea

Brooks, C., Douglas, J. & Shipton, Z., 26 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Seismology. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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North Sea
ground motion
Earthquakes
earthquakes
earthquake
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Core samples
hardening
tomography
Tomography
Hardening
plate boundary
Wall rock
Clay
Rocks
Chemical analysis

Do deformation bands influence CO2 storage?

Romano, C., Minto, J., Garing, C., Zahasky, C., Benson, S. M., Shipton, Z. & Lunn, R., 8 May 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Fault fictions: systematic biases in the conceptualization of fault zones

Shipton, Z. K., Roberts, J. J., Comrie, E. L., Kremer, Y., Lunn, R. J. & Caine, J. S., 15 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geological Society Special Publications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fault zone
communication
Communication
Geology
Dynamical systems

Fault Fictions: cognitive biases in the conceptualization of fault zones

Shipton, Z. K., Roberts, J. J., Comrie, E. L., Kremer, Y., Lunn, R. J. & Caine, J. S., 12 Sep 2019, In : Geological Society Special Publications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fault zone
communication
Communication
Geology
Dynamical systems

Fault seal behaviour in Permian Rotliegend reservoir sequences: case studies from the Dutch Southern North Sea

van Ojik, K., Silvius, A., Kremer, Y. & Shipton, Z. K., 4 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geological Society Special Publications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithology
Seals
Permian
Rocks
lithology

Geological and mineralization characteristics of the Kestanelik epithermal Au-Ag deposit in the Tethyan Metallogenic Belt, NW Turkey

Gülyüz, N., Gülyüz, E., Shipton, Z. K., Kuşcu, İ. & Lord, R. A., 22 Nov 2019, In : Geosciences Journal. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleostress
gold
mineralization
magmatism
Lutetian
4 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

How do we see fractures? Quantifying subjective bias in fracture data collection

Andrews, B. J., Roberts, J. J., Shipton, Z. K., Bigi, S., Tartarello, M. C. & Johnson, G., 11 Apr 2019, In : Solid Earth. 10, 2, p. 487-516 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Flow of fluids
fluid flow
Rocks
Statistics
Sampling
8 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Inter-seasonal compressed-air energy storage using saline aquifers

Mouli-Castillo, J., Wilkinson, M., Mignard, D., McDermott, C., Haszeldine, R. S. & Shipton, Z. K., 21 Jan 2019, In : Nature Energy. 4, 2, p. 131-139 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Aquifers
Electricity
Rocks
Hydrocarbons
Energy efficiency
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mini thief zones: subcentimeter sedimentary features enhance fracture connectivity in shales

McCay, A. T., Shipton, Z. K., Lunn, R. J. & Gale, J. F., 30 Apr 2019, In : American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin. 103, 4, p. 951-971 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sedimentary feature
fluid flow
connectivity
shale
Flow of fluids
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Structural controls on the location and distribution of CO2 emission at a natural CO2 spring in Daylesford, Australia

Roberts, J. J., Leplastrier, A., Feitz, A. J., Shipton, Z. K., Bell, A. F. & Karolyte, R., 31 May 2019, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control . 84, p. 36-46 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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structural control
Seepage
Shale
leakage
bubble
1 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of fault seal mechanisms in the Timor sea: an outcrop and subsurface perspective

Murray, T., Power, W., Sosio de Rosar, S., Shipton, Z. & Lunn, R., 8 Sep 2019. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Seals
Hydrocarbons
Membranes
Water
Rocks
18 Downloads (Pure)

What have we learnt about CO2 leakage in the context of commercial-scale CCS?

Roberts, J. J., Stalker, L., Shipton, Z. K. & Burnside, N. M., 4 Apr 2019. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Carbon capture
Fluxes
Experiments
Monitoring
Vents
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sediments
Clay
sediment
Rocks
clay
18 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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recording
background noise
signal-to-noise ratio
Signal to noise ratio
signal to noise ratios
1 Citation (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Measurement of diesel combustion-related air pollution downwind of an experimental unconventional natural gas operations site

Ezani, E., Masey, N., Gillespie, J., Beattie, T. K., Shipton, Z. K. & Beverland, I. J., 30 Sep 2018, In : Atmospheric Environment. 189, p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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black carbon
Carbon black
Air pollution
diesel
natural gas
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Meso-scale mixed-mode fracture modelling of reinforced concrete structures subjected to non-uniform corrosion

Xi, X., Yang, S., Li, C. Q., Cai, M., Hu, X. & Shipton, Z. K., 1 Aug 2018, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 199, p. 114-130 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Corrosion
Cracks
13 Downloads (Pure)

Reaction-induced porosity fingering: replacement dynamic and porosity evolution in the KBr-KCl system

Beaudoin, N., Hamilton, A., Koehn, D., Shipton, Z. K. & Kelka, U., 1 Jul 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 232, p. 163-180 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fingering
replacement
Porosity
porosity
Tomography
3 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Repeated reactivation of clogged permeable pathways in epithermal gold deposits: Kestanelik epithermal vein system, NW Turkey

Gülyuz, N., Shipton, Z. K., Kuşcu, I., Lord, R. A., Kaymakcı, N., Gülyüz, E. & Gladwell, D. R., 17 Jan 2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society. 175, 3, p. 509-524 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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epithermal deposit
reactivation
gold
permeability
infill
8 Downloads (Pure)
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Groundwater flow
Biomarkers
Groundwater
Rocks
Lakes
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Detection and understanding of natural CO2 releases in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Johnson, G., Hicks, N., Bond, C. E., Gilfillan, S. M. V., Jones, D., Kremer, Y., Lister, R., Nkwane, M., Maupa, T., Munyangane, P., Robey, K., Saunders, I., Pearce, J., Shipton, Z. K. & Haszeldine, R. S., 31 Jul 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 3757-3763 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Abandoned wells
Farms
Groundwater
Carbon dioxide
5 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Natural CO2 sites in Italy show importance of overburden geopressure, fractures and faults for CO2 storage performance and risk management

Roberts, J. J., Wilkinson, M., Naylor, M., Shipton, Z. K., Wood, R. A. & Haszeldine, R. S., 13 Sep 2017, In : Geological Society Special Publications. 458, p. 181-211 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Risk management
overburden
Site selection
leakage
site selection
Water resources
Water
Gases
Drought
Water supply
Water resources
Water
Gases
Drought
Water supply
15 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The physical characteristics of a CO2 seeping fault: the implications of fracture permeability for carbon capture and storage integrity

Bond, C. E., Kremer, Y., Johnson, G., Hicks, N., Lister, R., Jones, D. G., Haszeldine, R. S., Saunders, I., Gilfillan, S. M. V., Shipton, Z. K. & Pearce, J., 30 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control . 61, p. 49-60 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Carbon capture
permeability
tillite
carbon
leakage
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)
60 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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gneiss
Italy
permeability
rocks
folds (geology)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Fault zone hydrogeology: introduction to the special issue

Bense, V. F., Shipton, Z. K., Kremer, Y. & Kampman, N., 1 Nov 2016, In : Geofluids. 16, 4, p. 655-657 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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Hydrogeology
hydrogeology
fault zone
Hydraulics
Hydrology
1 Citation (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of mechanical heterogeneity on joint density in a welded ignimbrite

Soden, A. M., Lunn, R. J. & Shipton, Z. K., 31 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 89, p. 118-129 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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ignimbrite
geometry
hydrothermal fluid
fluid flow
mechanical property
169 Downloads (Pure)

Increasing the quality of seismic interpretation

Macrae, E. J., Bond, C. E., Shipton, Z. K. & Lunn, R. J., 31 Aug 2016, In : Interpretation. 4, 3, p. T395-T402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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geological time
temporal evolution
environmental risk
safety
communicating
12 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing through design optimisation of positive displacement pumps

Josifovic, A., Roberts, J. J., Corney, J., Davies, B. & Shipton, Z. K., 15 Nov 2016, In : Energy. 115, 1, p. 1216-1233 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hydraulic fracturing
Environmental impact
Pumps
Well stimulation
Design optimization
3 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Tectonics
graben
Wurm
Earthquakes
Faulting
187 Downloads (Pure)

Seven Questions about Fracking in Scotland

Shipton, Z. & Turner, K., 20 Oct 2016, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 13 p. (International Public Policy Institute Policy Brief)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

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Hydraulic fracturing
Shale
Gases
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)

Brittle structures focused on subtle crustal heterogeneities: implications for flow in fractured rocks

Soden, A. M., Shipton, Z. K., Lunn, R. J., Pytharouli, S. I., Kirkpatrick, J. D., do Nascimento, A. F. & Bezerra, F. H. R., Jul 2014, In : Journal of the Geological Society. 171, 4, p. 509-524 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Rocks
rock
Spatial distribution
Confined flow
host rock

Independent Expert Scientific Panel: Report on Unconventional Oil And Gas

Shipton, Z., Masters, C., Gatliff, R., Haszeldine, R. S., Sorbie, K., Stuart, F., Waldron, S., Younger, P. & Curran, J., Jul 2014, 102 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Gases
Oils

Life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from unconventional gas in Scotland

Bond, C. E., Roberts, J., Hastings, A., Shipton, Z. K., João, E. M., Tabyldy Kyzy, J. & Stephenson, M., Aug 2014, 87 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Life cycle
Gases
Coal bed methane
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Dilational fault zone architecture in a welded ignimbrite: the importance of mechanical stratigraphy

Soden, A. M. & Shipton, Z. K., 1 Jun 2013, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 51, p. 156-166 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ignimbrite
fault zone
stratigraphy
welding
dip
4 Citations (Scopus)

Distant off-fault damage and gold mineralization: the impact of rock heterogeneity

Moir, H., Lunn, R., Micklethwaite, S. & Shipton, Z., 26 Nov 2013, In : Tectonophysics. 608, p. 461-467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gold
Gold
Rocks
rocks
mineralization
61 Citations (Scopus)

Man-made versus natural CO2 leakage: a 400 k.y. history of an analogue for engineered geological storage of CO2

Burnside, N., Shipton, Z., Dockrill, B. & Ellam, R. M., Apr 2013, In : Geology. 41, 4, p. 471-474 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Commission
leakage
history
travertine
overburden
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid river incision across an inactive fault—Implications for patterns of erosion and deformation in the central Colorado Plateau

Pederson, J., Burnside, N., Shipton, Z. & Rittenour, T., Oct 2013, In : Lithosphere. 5, 5, p. 513-520 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erosion
Rivers
plateau
erosion
river
25 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

Scale-dependent influence of pre-existing basement shear zones on rift faulting: a case study from NE Brazil

Kirkpatrick, J., Bezerra, H., Shipton, Z., do Nascimento, A., Pytharouli, S., Lunn, R. & Soden, A., Mar 2013, In : Journal of the Geological Society. 170, 2, p. 237 –247 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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shear zone
faulting
foliation
rifting
wave splitting
2012
68 Citations (Scopus)

Pulses of carbon dioxide emissions from intracrustal faults following climatic warming

Kampman, N., Burnside, N. M., Shipton, Z. K., Chapman, H. J., Nicholl, J. A., Ellam, R. M. & Bickle, M. J., May 2012, In : Nature Geoscience. 5, p. 352–358 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

warming
carbon dioxide
leakage
unloading
sealing
103 Downloads (Pure)

Shale gas extraction in the UK: a review of hydraulic fracturing.

Shipton, Z., 29 Jun 2012, London. 76 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)

Stress, faulting, fracturing and seismicity: the legacy of Ernest Masson Anderson

Healy, D., Sibson, R. H., Shipton, Z. & Butler, R., 2012, In : Geological Society Special Publications. 367, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Faulting
seismicity
faulting
structural geology
Structural geology
19 Citations (Scopus)
205 Downloads (Pure)

The depth of pseudotachylyte formation from detailed thermochronology and constraints on coseismic stress drop variability

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Dobson, K., Mark, D. F., Shipton, Z. K., Brodsky, E. E. & Stuart, F. M., 23 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 117, 13 p., B06406.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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pseudotachylite
thermochronology
rupture
melting
melt
45 Citations (Scopus)

What makes an expert effective at interpreting seismic images?

Bond, C. E., Lunn, R. J., Shipton, Z. K. & Lunn, A. D., Jan 2012, In : Geology. 40, 1, p. 75-78 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

industry
hydrocarbon exploration
oil industry
waste disposal
radioactive waste
2011
52 Citations (Scopus)

He and Ne as tracers of natural CO2 migration up a fault from a deep reservoir

Gilfillan, S. M. V., Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, R. S., Shipton, Z. K., Nelson, S. T. & Poreda, R. J., Nov 2011, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control . 5, 6, p. 1507–1516 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tracer
Springs (water)
Groundwater
noble gas
Seepage
18 Citations (Scopus)

Microseismicity illuminates open fractures in the shallow crust

Pytharouli, S., Lunn, R., Shipton, Z., Kirkpatrick, J. & do Nascimento, A., 29 Jan 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 5 p., L02402.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crusts
crust
radioactive wastes
hydraulics
radioactive waste