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BUMPS Papers (Phase IV)

  1. Brisbourne, A. M., Martín, C., Smith, A. M., Baird A. F., Kendall, J. M., Kingslake, J. (2019)
    Constraining Recent Ice Flow History at Korff Ice Rise, West Antarctica, Using Radar and Seismic Measurements of Ice Fabric,
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, [tbd] , doi: 10.1029/2018JF004776
  2. Luckett, R., Ottemoller, L., Butcher, A., Baptie, B. (2018)
    Extending local magnitude M L to short distances,
    Geophysical Journal International, 216, 1145-1156, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy484
  3. Verdon, J.P., Kendall, J. M., Butcher, A., Luckett, R., Baptie, B. (2018)
    Seismicity induced by longwall coal mining at the Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire, U.K,
    Geophysical Journal International, 212, 942-954, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx465
  4. Stork, A.L., C.G. Nixon, C.D. Hawkes, C. Birnie, D.J. White, D.R. Schmitt, B. Roberts (2018)
    Is CO2 injection at Aquistore aseismic? A combined seismological and geomechanical study of early injection operations,
    International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 75, 107-124, doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.05.016.
  5. Stork, A.L., A. Allmark, A. Curtis, J-M. Kendall, D.J. White (2018)
    Assessing the potential to use repeated ambient noise seismic tomography to detect CO2 leaks: Application to the Aquistore storage site,
    International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 71, 20-35, doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.02.007.
  6. Baird, A.F., J-M. Kendall, Q.J. Fisher and J. Budge (2017)
    The role of texture, cracks, and fractures in highly anisotropic shales,
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JB014710
  7. Smith, E.C., A.F. Baird, J-M. Kendall, C. Martin, R.S. White, A.M. Brisbourne and A.M. Smith (2017)
    Ice fabric in an Antarctic ice stream interpreted from seismic anisotropy,
    Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 3710-3718, doi:10.1002/2016GL072093
  8. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, S.P. Hicks, P. Hill (2017)
    Using beamforming to maximise the detection capability of seismometer arrays deployed to monitor oilfield activities,
    Geophysical Prospecting, 65, 1582-1596, doi:10.1111/1365-2478.12498
  9. Butcher A., R. Luckett, J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, B. Baptie, J. Wookey (2017)
    Local magnitude discrepancies for near-event receivers; implications for the UK traffic light scheme,
    Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 107, in press, doi: 10.1785/0120160225.
  10. Verdon, J.P. and A.L. Stork (2016)
    Carbon capture and storage, geomechanics and induced seismic activity,
    Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 8, 928-935, doi: 10.1016/j.jrmge.2016.06.004.
  11. Angus, D.A., Q.J. Fisher, J.M. Segura, J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, M. Dutko, A.J.L. Crook (2016)
    Reservoir stress path and induced seismic anisotropy: results from linking coupled fluid-flow/geomechanical simulation with seismic modelling,
    Petroleum Science 13, 669-684, doi: 10.1007/s12182-016-0126-1.
  12. Verdon, J.P. (2016)
    Using microseismic data recorded at the Weyburn CCS-EOR site to assess the likelihood of induced seismic activity,
    International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, .
  13. Verdon, J.P., Kendall, J-M., Horleston, A.C., & Stork, A.L. (2016)
    Subsurface fluid injection and induced seismicity in southeast Saskatchewan,
    International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 54, 429-440, doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.04.007
  14. Birnie, C., Chambers, K., Angus D., & Stork, A.L. (2016)
    Analysis and models of pre-injection surface seismic array noise recorded at the Aquistore carbon storage site,
    Geophysical Journal International 206, 1246-1260.

BUMPS Papers (Phase III)

  1. Angus, D. A., Dutko, M., Kristiansen, T. G., Fisher, Q. J., Kendall, J-M., Baird, A. F., Verdon, J. P., Barkved, O. I., Yu, J. and Zhao, S. (2015), Integrated hydro-mechanical and seismic modelling of the Valhall reservoir: A case study of predicting subsidence, AVOA and microseismicity Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment 2, 32-44, doi:10.1016/j.gete.2015.05.002.
  2. Baird, A. F., Kendall, J-M., Sparks, R. S. J. & Baptie, B. (2015), Transtensional deformation of Montserrat revealed by shear wave splitting, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 425, 179-186. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.006.
  3. Foord, G., Verdon, J.P. & Kendall, J-M. (2015), Seismic characterisation of fracture compliance in the field using P-wave and S-wave sources, Geophysical Journal International 203, 1726-1737. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv395.
  4. Palacios, P., Kendall, J.-M. & Mader, H. (2015), Site effect determination using seismic noise from Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): implications for seismo-acoustic analysis, Geophysical Journal International 201, 1084-1100.
  5. Profit, M., Dutko, M., Yu, J., Cole, S., Angus, D. & Baird, A. (2015), Complementary hydro-mechanical coupled finite/discrete element and microseismic modelling to predict hydraulic fracture propagation in tight shale reservoirs, Computational Particle Mechanics. doi:10.1007/s40571-015-0081-4.
  6. Stork A.L., J.P. Verdon and J.-M. Kendall (2015), The microseismic response at the In Salah Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) site International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 32, doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.11.014.
  7. Verdon, J.P., Stork, A.L., Bissell, R.C., Bond, C.E. & Werner, M.J. (2015), Simulation of seismic events induced by CO2 injection at In Salah, Algeria, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 426, 118-129. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.029.
  8. Whitmarsh, L., Nash, N., Upham, P., Lloyd, A., Verdon, J.P. & Kendall, J-M. (2015), UK public perceptions of shale gas hydraulic fracturing: The role of audience, message and contextual factors on risk perceptions and policy support, Applied Energy 160, 419-430. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.09.004.
  9. Angus D.A., A. Aljaafari, P. Usher, J.P. Verdon (2014), Seismic waveforms and velocity model heterogeneity: Towards a full-waveform microseismic location algorithm Journal of Applied Geophysics, 111, doi: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2014.10.013.
  10. Stork A.L., J.P. Verdon and J.-M. Kendall (2014), Assessing the Effect of Velocity Model Accuracy on Microseismic Interpretation at the In Salah Carbon Capture and Storage Site Energy Procedia, 63, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.473.
  11. Verdon, J.P. (2014), Significance for secure CO2 storage of earthquakes induced by fluid injection Environmental Review Letters, 9, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064022.
  12. Stork A.L., J.P. Verdon and J.-M. Kendall (2014), The robustness of seismic moment and magnitudes estimated using spectral analysisi Geophysical Prospecting, 62, doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12134.
  13. Jones G.A., J.-M. Kendall, I. Bastow, D.G. Raymer and A. Wuestefeld (2014), Characterization of fractures and faults: a multi-component passive microseismic study from the Ekofisk reservoir Geophysical Prospecting, 62, doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12139.
  14. Jones G.A., J.-M. Kendall, I.D. Bastow and D.G. Raymer (2014), Locating microseismic events using borehole data Geophysical Prospecting, 62, 34-49, doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12076.

BUMPS Papers (Phase II)

  1. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, A.L. Stork, R.A. Chadwick, D.J. White, R.C. Bissell (2013), A comparison of geomechanical deformation induced by 'megatonne' scale CO2 storage at Sleipner, Weyburn and In Salahi Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, E2762-E2771, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302156110.
  2. Harland, S.R., J.-M. Kendall, G.W. Stuart, G.E. Lloyd, A.F. Baird, A.M. Smith, H.D. Prtichard and A.M. Brisbourne (2013), Deformation in Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica: measuring shear-wave anisotropy from icequakesxx Annals of Glaciology, 54, doi:10.3189/2013AoG64A033.
  3. Baird, A.F., J-M. Kendall, J.P. Verdon, A. Wuestefeld, T.E. Noble, Y. Li, M. Dutko and Q.J. Fisher (2013), Monitoring increases in fracture connectivity during hydraulic stimulations from temporal variations in shear-wave splitting polarization Geophysical Journal International, 195, 1120-1131, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt274.
  4. Baird, A.F., J-M. Kendall and D.A. Angus (2013), Frequency dependent seismic anisotropy due to fractures: Fluid flow versus scattering Geophysics, 78, WA111-WA122.
  5. P.J. Usher, D.A. Angus, J.P. Verdon (2013), Influence of a velocity model and source frequency on microseismic waveforms: some implications for microseismic locations Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 334-345, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.01120.x.
  6. Verdon J.P. and A. Wuestefeld (2013), Measurement of the normal/tangential compliance ratio (ZN/ZT) during hydraulic fracture stimulation using shear wave splitting data Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 461-475, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.01132.x.
  7. D.A. Angus, and J.P. Verdon (2013), Using microseismicity to estimate formation permeability for geological storage of CO2 ISRN Geophysics, 2013, ID160758, doi: 10.1155/2013/160758.
  8. J.P. Verdon (2012), Microseismic monitoring and geomechanical modelling of CO2 storage in subsurface reservoirs. Springer Thesis Series, 186pp. ISBN 978-3-642-25387-4
  9. J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, D.J. White, (2012), Monitoring CO2 storage using passive seismic techniques. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers - Energy, 165, 85-96.
  10. J.P. Verdon, A. Wuestefeld, (2012), Measurement of the normal/tangential compliance ratio (ZN/ZT) during hydraulic fracture stimulation using shear wave splitting data. Geophysical Prospecting, accepted.
  11. A. Wuestefeld, J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, J. Rutledge, H. Clarke, J. Wookey (2011), Inferring rock fracture evolution during reservoir stimulation from seismic anisotropy. Geophysics, 76, WC159-WC168.
  12. A. Wuestefeld, J-M. Kendall, J.P. Verdon, A. van Aas (2011), In-situ monitoring of rock fracturing using shear-wave splitting analysis: An example from a mining setting. Geophysical Journal International, 187, 848-860.
  13. J.M. Segura, Q.J. Fisher, A.J.L. Crook, M. Dutko, J. Yu, S. Skachkov, D.A. Angus, J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall (2011), Reservoir stress path characterization and its implications for fluid-flow production simulations. Petroleum Geosciences, 17, 335-344.
  14. J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, D.J. White, D.A. Angus (2011), Linking microseismic event observations with geomechanical models to minimise the risks of storing CO2 in geological formations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 305, 143-152.
  15. J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall (2011), Detection of multiple fracture sets using observations of shear-wave splitting in microseismic data. Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 593-608.
  16. O.H. Al-Harrasi, J-M. Kendall and M. Chapman (2011), Fracture characterisation using frequency-dependent shear wave anisotropy analysis of microseismic data. Geophysical Journal International, 185(2), 1059-1070.
  17. O.H. Al-Harrasi, A. Al-Anboori, A. Wuestefeld, J.-M. Kendall (2011), Seismic anisotropy in a hydrocarbon field estimated from microseismic data. Geophysical Prospecting, 59(2), 227-243.
  18. D.A. Angus, J.P. Verdon, Q.J. Fisher, J-M. Kendall, J.M. Segura, T.G. Kristiansen, A.J.L. Crook, S. Skachkov, M. Dutko (2011), Integrated fluid-flow, geomechanic and seismic modelling for reservoir characterisation. Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Recorder, 36(5), 26-35.
  19. D.J. White, M. Meadows, S. Cole, A. Ramirez, Y. Hao, S. Carle, A. Duxbury, C. Samson, J-M. Kendall, J.P. Verdon, B. Dietker, T. Urbancic, J. Johnson and I. Morozov (2011), Geophysical monitoring of the Weyburn CO2 flood: Results during 10 years of injection. Energy Procedia, 4, 3628-3635.
  20. G.A. Jones, D. Raymer, K. Chambers and J.-M. Kendall (2010), Improved microseismic event location by inclusion of a priori dip particle motion: a case study from Ekofisk. Geophysical Prospecting, 58(5), 727-737.
  21. J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, S.C. Maxwell (2010), A comparison of passive seismic monitoring of fracture stimulation due to water versus CO2 injection. Geophysics, 75(3), MA1-MA7.
  22. J.P. Verdon, D.J. White, J-M. Kendall, D. Angus, Q. Fisher, T. Urbancic (2010), Passive seismic monitoring of carbon dioxide storage at Weyburn. The Leading Edge, 29(2), 200-206.
  23. A. Wuestefeld, O. Al Harrasi, J.P. Verdon, J. Wookey, J-M. Kendall (2010), A strategy for automated analysis of passive microseismic data to image seismic anisotropy and fracture characteristics. Geophysical Prospecting, 58(5), 755-773.
  24. K. Chambers, J-M. Kendall, S. Brabdsberg-Dahl, J. Rueda (2010), Testing the ability of surface arrays to monitor microseismic activity. Geophys. Prosp, 58, 821-830.
  25. K. Chambers, J-M. Kendall (2008), A practical implimentation of wavefront construction for 3D isotropic media. Geophys. J. Int., 174, 1030-1038.

LUMPS Papers (Phase I)

  1. J-M. Kendall, A. Al-Anboori (2008), Passive seismic monitoring of reservoirs: A case study from Oman. In M. Payne, W. Abriel (eds.), Reservoir Geophysics, Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
  2. Hall, S. A., J-M. Kendall, J. Maddock and Q. Fisher (2008), Crack density tensor inversion for analysis of changes in rock frame architecture. Geophys. J. Int., 173, 577-592.
  3. J-M. Kendall, Q.J. Fisher, S. Covey-Crump, J. Maddock, A. Carter, S.A. Hall, J. Wookey, S.L.A. Valcke, M. Casey, G. Lloyd and W. Ben Ismail (2007), Seismic anisotropy as an indicator of reservoir quality in siliciclastic rocks. In S. Jolley, D. Barr, J. Walsh and R.J. Knipe (eds.), Structurally Complex Reservoirs, Geol. Soc. London - Spec. Pub., 292, 123-136.
  4. A.J.Carter, J-M. Kendall (2006), Attenutation anisotropy and the relative frequency content of split shear waves. Geophys. J. Int., 165, 865-874.
  5. S.L.A. Valcke, M. Casey, G.E. Lloyd, J-M. Kendall, and Q.J. Fisher (2006), Lattice preferred orientation and seismic anisotropy in sedimentary rocks. Geophys. J. Int., 166, 652-666.
  6. K. De Meersman, M. Van der Baan, J-M. Kendall (2006), Signal extraction and automated polarisation analysis of multi-component array data. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 96, 2415-2430.
  7. G.E. Lloyd, J-M. Kendall (2005), Petrofabric derived seismic properties of a mylonitic quartz simple shear zone: Implications for seismic reflection profiling. In P. Harvey, T. Brewer, P. Pezard and V. Petrov (eds.), Petrophysical Properties of Crystalline Rocks, Geol. Soc. London - Spec. Pub., 240, 75-94.
  8. D. Keir, C.J. Ebinger and J-M. Kendall (2005), Shear-wave splitting in crustal earthquakes and evidence for variations in melt alignment beneath the Northern Ethiopian Rift. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L23308.
  9. B. Al-Busafi, Q.J. Fisher, S.D. Harris, J-M. Kendall (2005), The impact of fault representation on history match and future generated seismic impedance response in reservoir models: Case study for Pierce Field, North Sea. SPE Paper 93429.
  10. N. Teanby, J-M. Kendall, R.H. Jones and O.I. Barkved (2004), Stress-induced temporal variations in seismic anisotropy observed in microseismic data. Geophys. J. Int., 156, 459-466.
  11. N. Teanby, M. Van der Baan, J-M. Kendall (2004), Automation of shear-wave splitting measurements using cluster analysis. Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 94, 453-463.
  12. D.G. Raymer, A. Tommasi, J-M. Kendall (2000), Predicting the seismic implications of salt anisotropy using numerical simulations of halite deformation. Geophysics, 65, 1272-1280.
  13. D.G. Raymer, J-M. Kendall (1998), Seismic anisotropy in salt structures due to preferred crystal orientation. La Revue de l'IFP, 53, 35-43.
  14. J. Caddick, J-M. Kendall, D. G. Raymer (1998), Maslov shear-waveforms in highly anisotropic shales and implications for shear-wave splitting analyses. La Revue de l'IFP, 53, 64-71.


  1. A. Wüstefeld, G. Bokelmann, C. Zaroli, G. Barruol (2008), SplitLab: A shear-wave splitting environment in Matlab. Computers & Geosciences, 34, 515-528.
  2. A. Wüstefeld, G. Bokelmann (2007), Null Detection in Shear-Wave Splitting Measurements. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 97, 1204-1211.
  3. C.I. Trifu, D.A. Angus, V. Shumila (2000), A fast evaluation of the seismic moment tensor for induced seismicity. sBulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 90 (6), 1521-1527.