Bill Dershowitz

Theses

Dershowitz, W.S., 1984. Rock Joint Systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Dershowitz, W.S., 1979. Jointed Rock Mass Deformability: A Probabilistic Approach. S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Refereed Papers in Professional Journals

Cottrell, M. and B. Dershowitz, 2013. Accurate mapping vital for hydraulic fracturing. The Petroleum Economist, December 2013/January 2014, p. 26.

S-H, Ji., K.W. Park; D-H Lim; C. Kim; K.S. Kim; and W. Dershowitz. 2012. A Hybrid Modeling Approach to Evaluate the Groundwater Flow System at the Low- and Intermediate-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site in Gyeong-Ju, Korea. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp 1341-1353. November.

Dagun B-M, Y. H. Hatzor, and W. S. Dershowitz. 2009. Modeling Mechanical Layering Effects on Stability of Underground Openings in Jointed Sedimentary Rocks. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 262-271. February.

Uchida, Masahiro, W. Dershowitz, G. Lee and D. Shuttle. 2009. An Empirical Probabilistic Approach for Constraining the Uncertainty of Long-term Solute Transport Predictions in Fractured Rock using In Situ Tracer Experiments. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 1093-1110.

Dershowitz, W., D. Shuttle, G. Lee, and S. Rogers, 2007. Analysis of Groundwater Inflow Control by Grouting Using the Discrete Fracture Network Method. Felsbau, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 34-41.

Will, R., R. Archer, and W. Dershowitz, 2005. Integration of Seismic Anisotropy and Reservoir-Performance Data for Characterization Of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs Using Discrete-Feature-Network Models. SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering; SPE 84412, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 132-142.

Zhang, L., H. H. Einstein, and W. Dershowitz. 2002. Stereological Relationship between Trace Length and Size Distribution of Elliptical Discontinuities. Geotechnique, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 419-433.

Dershowitz, B., P. LaPointe, T. Eiben, and L. Wei, 2000. Integration of Discrete Feature Network Methods With Conventional Simulator Approaches. SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. Vol. 3; No. 2, pp. 165-170.

Parney, R., T. Cladouhos, P. La Pointe, W. Dershowitz, and B. Curran, 2000. Fracture- and Production-Data Integration with Discrete-Fracture-Network Models. Journal of Petroleum Technology, Vol. 52, No.12, pp. 60-61.

Dershowitz, W. and C. Fidelibus, 1999. Subsurface Hydrology – Derivation of Equivalent Pipe Network Analogues for Three-Dimensional Discrete Fracture Networks by the Boundary Element Method (Paper 1999WR900118). Water Resources Research. Vol. 35, No. 9, pp. 2685.

Dershowitz, W., P. La Pointe, and T. Cladouhos, 1998. Derivation of Fracture Spatial Pattern Parameters from Borehole Data. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 35; No. 4/5, p. 508.

Dershowitz, W., T. Eiben, E. Wadleigh, and T. Cladouhos, 1998. Discrete Feature Network Approaches for Enhanced Oil Recovery. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 35; No. 4/5, pp. 550.

Dershowitz, W., and T. Doe, 1997. Analysis of Heterogeneously Connected Rock Masses by Forward Modeling of Fractional Dimension Flow Behavior. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 34, no. 3/4, p. 652.

Dershowitz, W., and I. Miller, 1995. Dual Porosity Fracture Flow and Transport. Geophysical Research Letters. Vol 22, No. 11. p. 1441-1444.

LaPointe, P., P. Wallmann, and W. Dershowitz, 1993. Stochastic Estimation of Fracture Size Through Simulated Sampling. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 30, No. 7, p. 1611-1617.

Bellott, M.J., and W. Dershowitz, 1991. Hydrogeological Investigations: Data and Information Management. Computers & Geosciences v. 17, n. 8, p. 1119-1136.

Herda, H.H.W., and H.H. Einstein, and W.S. Dershowitz, 1991. Problems with Representation of Rock-Fracture Clusters. Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, v. 117, n.11, p. 1754-1771.

Einstein, H.H., and W.S. Dershowitz, 1990. Tensile and Shear Fracturing in Predominantly Compressive Stress Fields – A Review. Engineering Geology v. 29, n. 2, July, p. 149-172.

Dershowitz, W.S., and H.H. Einstein, 1988. Characterizing Rock Joint Geometry with Joint System Models. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering v. 1, n. 1, p. 21-51.

Published Technical Reports

Andersson, P., J. Byegård, D. Billaux, V. Cvetkovic, W. Dershowitz, T. Doe, and A. Winberg. 2007. TRUE Block Scale Continuation project. Final report. Technical Report TR-06-42, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB), Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W., K. Klise, A. Fox, S. Takeuchi, and M. Uchida. 2005. Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory: Äspö Task Force on Modelling of Groundwater Flow and Transport of Solutes. International Progress Report IPR-06-22. November. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, Stockholm.

Winberg, A., P. Andersson, J. Byegård, A. Poteri, V. Cvetkovic, W. Dershowitz, and A. Medina. 2003. Final report of the TRUE Block Scale project, 1. Synthesis of Flow, Transport and Retention in the Block Scale. Stockholm, Sweden, Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB Technical Report TR-02-16, 117.

Dershowitz, W. S., B. Curran, H. Einstein, P. LaPointe, D. Shuttle and Klise, K. 2002. Discrete Feature Approach for Heterogeneous Reservoir Production Enhancement. No. DOE/BC/15102-2. National Petroleum Technology Office, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dershowitz, W., K. Klise, A. Fox, S. Takeuchi, and M. Uchida, 2002, Channel Network and Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Interference and Tracer Experiments and the Prediction of Phase C Experiments. SKB Report IPR-02-29. Stockholm, SKB.

Dershowitz, B., T. Eiben, S. Follin, J. Andersson, 1999. SR 97 – Alternative Models Project. Discrete Fracture Network Modelling for Performance Assessment of Aberg. SKB Technical Report R-99-43.

Uchida, M., W. Dershowitz, A. Sawada, P. Wallmann, and A. Thomas, 1997. FracMan Discrete Fracture Modeling of the Aspo Tunnel Drawdown Experiment. SKB Aspo Project Report ICR-97-03. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W., P. LaPointe, H. Einstein, and V. Ivanova, 1997. Fractured Reservoir Discrete Feature Network Technologies. A Project of Fundamental Geoscience Research and Development., DOE Contract G4S51728. Golder Associates Inc., Redmond, WA.

Dershowitz, W., S. Follin, T. Eiben, and J. Andersson, 1997. Discrete Fracture Modeling for the SR97 Performance Assessment Project: Aberg. SKB Technical Report, in press. SKB, Stockholm.

Uchida, M., W. Dershowitz, A. Sawada, P. Wallmann, and A. Thomas, 1997. FracMan Discrete Fracture Modeling of the Aspo Tunnel Drawdown Experiment. SKB Aspo Project Report ICR-97-03. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W., P. LaPointe, H. Einstein, and V. Ivanova, 1997. Fractured Reservoir Discrete Feature Network Technologies. A Project of Fundamental Geoscience Research and Development., DOE Contract G4S51728. Golder Associates Inc., Redmond, WA.

Dershowitz, W., A. Thomas, and R. Busse, 1996. Discrete Fracture Analysis in Support of the Aspo Tracer Retention Understanding Experiment TRUE-1. SKB Aspo Project Report ICR-96-05. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W., P. Wallmann, D. Shuttle, S. Follin, 1996. Canister and Far-Field Demonstration of the Discrete Fracture Analysis Approach for Performance Assessment, SKB Progress Report U-96-41, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dershowitz, W., R. Plum, and J. Luey. 1995. Subsidence above In Situ Vitrification: Evaluation for Hanford Applications. Technical Report PNL – 10688. Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland WA.

Uchida, M., T. Doe, W. Dershowitz, A. Thomas, P.Wallmann, A. Sawada, 1994. Discrete-Fracture Modelling of the Aspo LPT-2, Large Scale Pumping and Tracer Test, SKB International Cooperation Report 94-09, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, Stockholm, Sweden.

Geier, J.E., and W.S. Dershowitz, 1992. Data Requirements for Discrete Fracture Network Modelling. SKB Repository Siting Study Report LOK-92-09. SKB, Stockholm. 35 p.

Dershowitz, W., K. Redus, P. Wallmann, P. LaPointe, and C.L. Axelsson, 1992. The Implication of Fractal Dimension in Hydrogeology and Rock Mechanics. SKB Technical Report TR-92-17. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W., and P. Wallmann, 1992. Discrete Fracture Modelling for the Stripa Tracer Validation Experiment Predictions. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-15. SKB, Stockholm. 119 p.

Dershowitz, W.S., P. Wallmann, J.E. Geier, and G. Lee, 1991. Preliminary Discrete Fracture Network Modelling of Tracer Migration Experiments at the SCV Site. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-91-23. SKB, Stockholm. 134 p.

Dershowitz, W., P. Wallmann, and S. Kindred, 1991. Discrete Fracture Modelling for the Stripa Site Characterization and Validation Drift Inflow Predictions. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-91-16. SKB, Stockholm. 140 p.

Axelsson, C.L., E.K. Jonsson, J. Geier, and W. Dershowitz, 1990. Discrete Fracture Modelling. SKB Äspö Rock Laboratory Report PR-25-89-21. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W.J., J. Black, and W. Roberds, 1990. Strategies for Hydraulic Characterization of a Repository Site in the Opalinus Clay and in the Lower Freshwater Molasse. Nagra Technical Report NIB-0-39. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

Doe, T., J. Geier, and W. Dershowitz, 1990. Analysis of Hydraulic Connections Between BMT and SCV Areas. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-90-15. SKB, Stockholm. 88 p.

Geier, J., W. Dershowitz, and G. Sharp, 1990. Prediction of Inflow into the D-Holes at the Stripa Mine. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-90-16. SKB, Stockholm. 101 p. Dershowitz, W.S., A. Herbert, and J. Long, 1989. Fracture Flow Code Cross-Verification Plan. SKB Stripa Technical Report TR-89-02. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W.S., R. Plum, and W. Roberds, 1988. Performance Evaluations Related to Area Characterization of Crystalline Rock. Report BMI/OCRD-27, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus.

Roberds, W., F. Bauhof, L. Gonano, W. Wildanger, and W. Dershowitz, 1983. In Situ Test Programs Related to Design and Construction of High-Level Nuclear Waste (HLW) Deep Geologic Repositories, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards Report NUREG-CR-3065. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Washington, DC. 695 p.

Miller, I., W. Dershowitz, K. Jones, L. Myer, and K. Roman, 1980. Simulation of Geothermal Subsidence. Office of Geothermal Energy Report LBL-10571. U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC. 221 p.

Einstein, H.H., G.B. Baecher, and D. Veneziano, H.C. Chan, W.S. Dershowitz, 1979. Risk Analysis for Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mines. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Denver, CO. 454 p.

International Conferences

Semi-refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

Carter, T. G., V.F.Rombough, W.S.Dershowitz, R.K.Davis, M.G, Jefferies, R. Heystee and T. Lam, 2014. Aperture Controlled Grouting Case Study – Benefits of the Discrete Fracture Network Approach. DFNE 2014.

Doe, T., A. Finnila, R. McLaren, H. Hosseinpour and B. Dershowitz, 2014. Discrete Fracture Network Simulations of Enhanced Geothermal Systems, ARMA Workshop on Geothermal Energy 2014.

Lacazette, A., W. Dershowitz and J. Vermilye, 2014. Geomechanical and Flow Simulation of Hydraulic Fractures Using High-Resolution Passive Seismic Images. URTeC.

Doe, T., R. McLaren and W. Dershowitz, 2014. Discrete Fracture Network Simulations of Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Workshop on Geothermal Engineering.

Cottrell, M., H. Hosseinpour, W. Dershowitz, 2013. Rapid Discrete Fracture Analysis of Hydraulic Fracture Development in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTEC).

Doe, T., A. Lacazette, W. Dershowitz, C. Knitter, 2013. Evaluating the Effect of Natural Fractures on Production from Hydraulically Fractured Wells Using Discrete Fracture Network Models. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTEC).

Carter, T. G., W. Dershowitz, D. A. Shuttle, and M. Jefferies. 2012. Improved Methods of Design for Grouting Fractured Rock. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16-18, 2012.

Mazor, D. B., Y. H. Hatzor, and W. Dershowitz. 2008. Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Layering in Sedimentary Rock Masses: a New Hybrid GeoDFN-DDA Approach. In Proceedings of the 42nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, June 29 – July 2.

Dershowitz, W. & P.R. La Pointe, 2007. Discrete Fracture Network Modeling For Carbonate Rock. In Proceedings of the 41nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium (USRMS), 27-31 May 2007.

Rogers, S. F., D.K. Kennard, and W.S. Dershowitz, 2007. Characterising the In Situ Fragmentation of a Fractured Rock Mass Using a Discrete Fracture Network Approach. In Proceedings of the 41nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium (USRMS), 27-31 May 2007.

Dershowitz, W., 2006. Hybrid Discrete Fracture Network and Equivalent Continuum Model for Shaft Sinking. Proceedings, Golden Rocks: The 41st U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 17 – 21, 2006 , Golden, CO. Paper 06-1029. American Rock Mechanics Association, Washington DC.

Will, R., R. Archer, and W. Dershowitz, 2004. A Discrete Fracture Network Approach to Conditioning Petroleum Reservoir Models Using Seismic Anisotropy and Production Dynamic Data. Proceedings, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 26–29 September. SPE 90487. SPE, Richardson TX.

Dershowitz, W. S., P.R. La Pointe, and T. W. Doe. 2004. Advances in Discrete Fracture Network Modeling. In the Proceedings of the US EPA/NGWA Fractured Rock Conference, Portland, Maine, September 13-15.

Dershowitz, W., 2003. Discrete Fracture Network Modeling Of Induced Seismicisty. Seattle Annual Meeting (November 2–5, 2003), Paper No. 66-10, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35, no. 6, September 2003, p. 196.

Dershowitz, D. Shuttle, R. Parney, 2002. Improved Oil Sweep through Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Gel Injections in the South Oregon Basin Field, Wyoming. Proceedings, SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, 13-17 April 2002, Tulsa, Oklahoma. SPE Paper 75162. SPE, Richardson TX.

Yuji, I., A. Sawada, K. Kazuhiko, and W. Dershowitz, 2001. An Approach for Solving Radionuclide Migration in Fractured Media using Laplace Transform Galerkin Method. Proceedings of JSCE (Japan Society of Civil Engineers). No. 694; p. 229-243.

Dershowitz, W. , P. La Pointe, B. .Parney, and T. Cladouhos, 2001. Multiphase discrete fracture modeling in support of improved oil recovery from the North Oregon Basin, Wyoming . Proceedings, DC Rocks : The 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), July 7 – 10, 2001 , Washington D.C. Paper 01-0663. Balkema, Netherlands.

Dershowitz, W.; J. Hermanson, S. Follin, and M. Mauldon, 2000. Fracture Intensity Measures in 1-D, 2-D, and 3-D at Aspo, Sweden. Proceedings of Pacific Rocks 2000. Balkema, Netherlands.

Dershowitz, W., G. Lee, T. Eiben, and E. Wadleigh, 1999. Discrete Fracture Network Approach for Thermally Assisted Gravity Segregation Enhanced Oil Recovery. Proceedings of the 9th ISRM Congress on Rock Mechanics. p. 435-439.

Ijiri, Y. Sawada, A. Webb, E. K. Watari, S. Hatanaka, K. Uchida, M. Ishiguro, K. Umeki, H. Dershowitz, W. S. 1999. Radionuclide Migration Analysis Using a Discrete Fracture Network Model. Proceedings, Materials Research Society Symposium . Vol. 556, p. 729-736.

Dershowitz, B., P. LaPointe, T. Eiben, T., and L. Wei. 1998. Integration of Discrete Feature Network Methods with Conventional Simulator Approaches. In SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

Dershowitz, W., 1996. Rock Mechanics Approaches for Understanding Flow and Transport Pathways in EUROCK ‘96 Special Lectures Proceedings of the 1996 ISRM International Symposium on Prediction and Performance in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Torino, Italy, September 2-5, 1996, 61-82. Servizi Grafici Editoriali, Padova, Italy.

Dershowitz, W., R. Busse, J. Geier, and M. Uchida, 1996. A Stochastic Approach for Fracture Set Definition in Rock Mechanics Tools and Techniques Proceedings of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium: NARMS ‘96, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 19-21, 1996, ed. Michel Aubertin, 1809-13. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Dershowitz, W., and J. Carvalho, 1996. Key-Block Tunnel Stability Analysis Using Realistic Fracture Patterns in Rock Mechanics Tools and Techniques Proceedings of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium: NARMS ‘96, Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 19-21, 1996, ed. Michel Aubertin, 1747-51.. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Dershowitz, W., and P. LaPointe, 1995. Discrete Fracture Hydrogeology for Underground Storage Caverns in Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress on Rock Mechanics, 833-5. A.A. Balkema. Rotterdam.

Geier, J., W. Dershowitz, P. Wallmann, and T. Doe, 1995. Discrete Fracture Modeling of In Situ Hydrologic and Tracer Experiments in Fractured and Jointed Rock Masses Proceedings of the Fractured and Jointed Rock Masses, Lake Tahoe, California, June 3-5, 1992, eds. L.R. Myer, and C.F. Tsang, 511-8. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Dershowitz, W., 1995. Interpretation and Synthesis of Discrete Fracture Orientation, Size, Shape, Spatial Structure and Hydrologic Data by Forward Modeling in Fractured and Jointed Rock Masses Proceedings of the Conference on Fractured and Jointed Rock Masses, Lake Tahoe, California, USA, June 3-5, 1992, eds. L.R. Myer, and C.F. Tsang, 579-86. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Dershowitz, W., 1994. The Role of the Stripa Phase 3 Project in the Development of Practical Discrete Fracture Modeling Technology Proceedings of the In Situ Experiments at the Stripa Mine: International Symposium of the Stripa Project, Stockholm, Sweden, 237-58. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris.

Dershowitz, W.S., 1993. Geometric Conceptual Models for Fractured Rock Masses: Implications for Groundwater Flow and Rock Deformation. Proceedings, Eurock-93, Second European Conference of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, Lisbon.

Dershowitz, W.S., P.C. Wallmann, T.W. Doe, and J. Geier, 1993. Discrete Feature Modelling at the Stripa Mine in Sweden: Significance for Hydrologic Modelling of Fractured Rock Masses. Proceedings, Fourth Annual International Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Las Vegas. American Society of Civil Engineers, NY.

Doe, T., W. Dershowitz, and P. LaPointe, 1993. Identifying Conductive Features for Fracture Network Models. In Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, 426. Geological Society of America. Boulder, CO.

LaPointe, P., W. Dershowitz, and P. Wallmann, 1993. Flow and Connectivity Properties of Fracture Networks as a Function of the Fractal Dimension in Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, 250. Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO.

Uchida, M., T.W. Doe, W. Dershowitz, and P. Wallmann, 1993. Simulation of Fracture Flow at the Kamaishi Validation Drift. Proceedings, Fourth Annual International Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Las Vegas. American Society of Civil Engineers, NY.

Dershowitz, W., 1992. The Role of the Stripa Phase 3 Project in Development of Practical Discrete Fracture Modelling Techniques. Proceedings, Final OECD/NEA Stripa Project Symposium, Stockholm. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W.S., T.W. Doe, and P.C. Wallmann, 1992. Discrete Feature Dual Porosity Analysis of Fractured Rock Masses: Applications to Fractured Reservoirs and Hazardous Waste. Proceedings of the 33rd U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Santa Fe, NM. p. 543.

Dershowitz, W., and H.H. Herda, 1992. Interpretation of Fracture Spacing and Intensity. Proceedings of the 33rd U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Santa Fe, NM. p. 757.

Dershowitz, W., N. Hurley, and K. Been, 1992. Stochastic Discrete Fracture Modelling of Heterogeneous and Fractured Reservoirs. Proceedings, Third European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Delft.

Dershowitz, W.S., T. Doe, and P. Wallmann, 1991. Physical and Numerical Model Studies of the Effect of Mineralization on Formation of Flow Channels within Fracture Planes. American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 72, no. 17, p. 139.

Dershowitz, W., J. Geier, and C.L. Axelsson, 1991. Application of Discrete Feature Analysis to Repository Characterization. Proceedings, Second Annual International Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Las Vegas, NV. USA. American Society of Civil Engineers, NY. p. 272-278.

Dershowitz, W., W. Roberds, and J. Black, 1991. Application of Discrete Fracture Analysis to Site Characterization. Proceedings, 1991 Geotechnical Engineering Congress, Boulder. American Society of Civil Engineers, New York.

Andrews, R.W., P. Hufschmied, S. Loew, J. Black, and W. Dershowitz, 1990. Evaluation of Strategies for Hydrogeologic Characterization of a Repository Area in Marine and Fluvioterrestrial Sedimentary Strata. Proceedings, OECD/NEA Radioactive Waste Repository Workshop, Paris OECD/Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris.

Dershowitz, W., T. Doe, and J. Geier, 1990. Applications of Fracture-Flow Modeling to Site Characterization. Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Topical Meeting on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, Las Vegas. American Society of Civil Engineers, NY. p. 1222-1229.

Doe., T.W., M. Uchida, J.S. Kindred, and W.S. Dershowitz, 1990. Simulation of Dual-Porosity Flow in Discrete Fracture Networks. Society of Petroleum Engineers Paper CIM/SPE-90-120. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dallas.

Herbert, A., D. Hodgkinson, W. Dershowitz, and J. Long, 1990. Validation of Fracture Flow Models in the Stripa Project. Proceedings, GEOVAL 90: Safety Assessment of Radioactive Waste Repositories, Validation of Geosphere Flow and Transport Models. OECD/Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris. p. 182-196.

Geier, J.E., W.S. Dershowitz, and G. Sharp, 1989. Three-Dimensional Discrete-Fracture Modelling of the Stripa Simulated Drift Experiment. Proceedings, OECD/NEA Stripa Site Characterization and Validation Project Symposium, Stockholm. SKB, Stockholm.

Dershowitz, W.S., and T.W. Doe, 1988. Practical Applications of Discrete Fracture Approaches in Hydrology, Mining, and Petroleum Extraction. Proceedings, International Conference on Fluid Flow in Fractured Rocks, Atlanta. Georgia State University, Atlanta. p. 381-396.

Geier, J.E., K. Lee, and W.S. Dershowitz, 1988. Field Validation of Conceptual Models for Fracture Geometery. American Geophysical Union, 1988 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 69, no. 44, p. 1177.

Schrauf, T., and W.S. Dershowitz, 1988. Defining an Equivalent Porous Media for Fractured Rock Masses using Discrete Fracture Models. Fourth Canadian/American Conference on Hydrogeology; Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transport in Fractured Rocks, Banff, vol. 4, p. 40-51.

Dershowitz, W.S., and H.H. Einstein, 1987. Three Dimensional Flow Modeling in Jointed Rock Masses. Proceedings, Sixth International Congress on Rock Mechanics; Montreal, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 87-92.

Dershowitz, W.S., and T.S. Schrauf, 1987. Discrete Fracture Flow Modeling with the JINX Package. Rock Mechanics; Proceedings, 28th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Tucson. Vol. 28, p.433-440.

Dershowitz, W., 1986. Phreatic Surfaces and Head Variability in Fractured Rock Masses. AGU 1986 Fall Meeting, San Francisco. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 67, no. 44, p. 962.

Dershowitz, W.S., B.M. Gordon, J.C. Kafritsas, and H.A. Herda, 1985. New Three-Dimensional Model for Flow in Fractured Rock. Proceedings, 17th International Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Tucson. Vol. 17, no. 1, p. 441-448.

Dershowitz, W.S., and H.H. Einstein, 1984. Application of Artificial Intelligence to Problems of Rock Mechanics. Proceedings, 25th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics: Rock Mechanics in Productivity and Protection, Evanston, Illinois. Society of Mining Engineers of AIME, New York, NY. p. 483-494.

White L.A., D.L. Pentz, W.S. Dershowitz, and W.J. Roberds, 1982. Decision Analysis for Geologic Repository Development and Licensing. Proceedings, International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management, Winnipeg. Canadian Nuclear Society, Toronto. p. 157-161.

Dershowitz, W.S., and I. Miller, 1981. Practicality and Sophistication in Subsidence Modeling for Geothermal Systems. Proceedings, 22nd U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Rock Mechanics from Research to Application, Cambridge, MA. p. 137-142.

Dershowitz, W., G. Baecher, and H. Einstein, 1979. Prediction of Rock Mass Deformability. Proceedings, Fourth Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, Montreux, Switzerland. Vol. 1, p. 605-611.

Other Publications

Cottrell, M. and W. Dershowitz, 2012. A Discrete Fracture Network Approach For Enhancing the Development of Unconventional Fractured Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. SPE YP – London 8 February 2012.

Truskowski, M., B. Dershowitz, and T. Taylor, 2012. Social, environmental issues can play havoc with shale plays. E&P Magazine.

Dershowitz, B. 2011. Discrete Fracture Network Modeling in Support of In Situ Leach Mining. Mining Engineering. Vol. 63, No. 11, pp. 46-50. November.

Dershowitz, B. and M. Cottrell, 2011. Understanding Shale Fractures Leads To Better Production, Lower Cost. E&P Magazine, August.

Dershowitz, W. and T. W. Doe, 2011. Modeling Complexities Of Natural Fracturing Key In Gas Shales. The American Oil and Gas Reporter, August.

Rogers, S. and B. Dershowitz, 2010. DFN modeling unlocks the potential of shale gas reservoirs. E&P Magazine.