Publications involving experimental modeling

• Groshong, R.H., Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Hidayah, T.N. 2012. Bed length does not remain constant during deformation: recognition and why it matters. Journal of Structural Geology 41, 86-97.
• Henza, A.A., Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W. 2011. How do the properties of a pre-existing normal-fault population influence fault development during a subsequent phase of extension? Journal of Structural Geology 33, 1312-1324.
• Henza, A.A., Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W. 2010. Normal-fault development during two phases of non-coaxial; an experimental study. Journal of Structural Geology 11, 1656-1667
• Schlische, R.W., Withjack, M.O. 2009. Origin of fault domains and fault-domain boundaries (transfer zones and accommodation zones) in extensional provinces–result of random nucleation and self-organized fault growth. Journal of Structural Geology 31, 910-925.
• Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Henza, A.A. 2007. Scaled experimental models of extension: dry sand vs. wet clay: Houston Geological Society Bulletin 49, 31-49.
• Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W. 2006. Geometric and experimental models of extensional fault-bend folds. In: Buiter, S., Schreurs, G., eds., Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Crustal-Scale Processes, Geological Society (London) Special Publication 253, 285-305.
• Schlische, R.W., Withjack, M.O., Eisenstadt, G. 2002. An experimental study of the secondary fault patterns produced by obliqueslip normal faulting. AAPG Bulletin 86, 885-906.
• Ackermann, R.V., Schlische, R.W., Withjack, M.O. 2001. The geometric and statistical evolution of normal fault systems: an experimental study of the effects of mechanical layer thickness on scaling laws. Journal of Structural Geology 23, 1803-1819.
• Clifton, A.E., Schlische, R.W., Withjack, M.O., Ackermann, R.V. 2000. Influence of rift obliquity on fault-population systematics: results of clay modeling experiments. Journal of Structural Geology 22, 1491-1509.
• Withjack, M.O., Callaway, J.S. 2000. Active normal faulting beneath a salt layer: an experimental study of deformation in the cover sequence. AAPG Bulletin 84, 627-651.
• Withjack, M., Islam, Q., LaPointe, P. 1995. Normal faults and their hanging-wall deformation: an experimental study. AAPG Bulletin 79, 1-18.
• Eisenstadt, G., Withjack, M.O. 1995. Estimating inversion: results from clay-model studies. In: Basin Inversion, Geological Society (London) Special Publication 88, 119-136.
• Withjack, M.O., Olson, J., Peterson, E. 1990. Experimental models of extensional forced folds: AAPG Bulletin 74, 1038-1054.
• Withjack, M.O., Jamison, W.R. 1986. Deformation produced by oblique rifting. Tectonophysics 12, 99-124.
• Withjack, M.O., Scheiner, C. 1982. Fault patterns associated with domes: an experimental and analytical study. AAPG Bulletin 66, 302-316.

 after Schlische & Withjack (2009)
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