The articles published by the Experimental Rock Deformation Group from 1986 to present are listed below. Were available, links are provided to the sites hosting the articles. If you are unable to get access to the full articles on these sites, please contact us.

Publication overview

2017 2016

2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006  2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  

2000  1999  1998  1997  1996  1995  1994  1993  1992  1991  1990  1989  1988  1987  1986

This list may be incomplete - last updated: 13 October 2017.

Submitted

Bakker, E., Hangx, S.J.T., Niemeijer, A.R., and Spiers, C.J.
The effect of long-term CO2-exposure on the mechanical and transport properties of faults: Experiments on simulated gouges derived from a natural CO2 reservoir.
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.

Bakker, E., Kaszuba, J.P., Den Hartog, S.A.M., and Hangx, S.J.T.
Chemo-mechanical behaviour of clay-rich fault gouges affected by CO2-brine-rock interactions
Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Hunfeld, L.B., Niemeijer, A.R., and Spiers, C.J.
Frictional properties of simulated fault gouges from the seismogenic Groningen gas field under in-situ P-T-chemical conditions
JGR: Solid Earth

Spiers, C.J., Hangx, S.J.T., and Niemeijer, A.R.
New approaches in experimental research on rock and fault behaviour in the Groningen Gasfield
Netherlands Journal of Geosciences

Van den Ende, M.P.A., Chen, J., Ampuero, J.-P., and Niemeijer, A.R.
A direct comparison between rate-and-state friction and microphysical models, based on earthquake cycle simulations
Tectonophysics

Van den Ende, M. P. A., Marketos, G., Niemeijer, A. R., and Spiers, C. J.
A novel approach for modeling compaction by intergranular pressure solution using the Discrete Element Method
Submitted to JGR: Solid Earth

Verberne, B. A., De Bresser, J. H. P., Niemeijer, A. R., and Spiers, C. J.
Frictional-to-viscous transition in simulated calcite fault gouge sheared at 20-600°C: Implications for seismogenesis in limestones.
Submitted to JGR Solid Earth

Verberne, B. A., De Bresser, J. H. P., Niemeijer, A. R., and Spiers, C. J.
Strength, stability, and microstructure of simulated calcite faults sheared under laboratory conditions spanning the brittle-plastic transition.
5th International Workshop of Young Doctors in Geomechanics, W(H)YDOC 15, 2-4 Dec. 2015, École des Ponts ParisTech, France

 

Accepted/in press

Bakker, E., Hangx, S. J. T., Niemeijer, A. R., Spiers, C. J.
Frictional behaviour and transport properties of simulated fault gouges derived from a natural CO2 reservoir
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control

Liu, W., Muhammad, N., Chen, J., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J., Deyi, J., and Li, Y.
Investigation on the permeability characteristics of bedded salt rocks and the tightness of natural gas caverns in such formations
Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
 

2017

Buijze, L, Niemeijer, A.R., Han, R., Shimamoto, T., and Spiers, C.J.
Friction properties and deformation mechanisms of halite(-mica) gouges from low to high sliding velocities
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 458, pp. 107-119, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.059

Chen, J., Niemeijer, A.R., and Fokker, P.A.
Vaporization of fault water during seismic slip
JGR: Solid Earth, 122 (6), pp. 4237-4276, doi:10.1002/2016JB013824

Chen, J., Niemeijer, A.R., Lu, Y., and Ma, S.
Water vaporization promotes coseismic fluid pressurization and buffers temperature rise
Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (5), pp. 2177-2185, doi:10.1002/2016GL071932

Douma, L.A.N.R., Primarini, M.I.W., Houben, M.E., and Barnhoorn, A.
The validity of generic trends on multiple scales in rock-physical and rock-mechanical properties of the Whitby Mudstone, United Kingdom
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 84, pp. 135-147, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.03.028

van Eijden, G.J.M., Cornelissen, E.K., Ruckert, F., Wolterbeek, T.K.T.
Development of experimental equipment and procedures to evaluate zonal isolation and well abandonment materials (SPE-184640-MS)
SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands

Houben, M.E., Hardebol, N.J., Barnhoorn, A., Boersma, Q.D., Carone, A., Liu, Y., de Winter, D.A.M., Peach, C.J., and Drury, M.R.
Fluid flow from matrix to fractures in Early Jurassic shales
International Journal of Coal Geology, 175, pp. 26-39, doi:10.1016/j.coal.2017.03.012

Korkolis, E., and Niemeijer, A.R.
Insights into Earthquake Nucleation from Acoustic Emissions and Stick-slip Instabilities in Friction Experiments
79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017, doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201701218

Liu, J., Fokker, P. A., Spiers, C. J.
Coupling of swelling, internal stress evolution and diffusion in coal matrix material during exposure to methane 
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 112, doi:10.1002/2016JB013322

Nicolas, A., Fortin, J., Regnet, J.B., Verberne, B.A., Plümper, O., Dimanov, A., Spiers, C.J., and Guéguen, Y.
Brittle and semibrittle creep of Tavel limestone deformed at room temperature
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122 (6), doi:10.1002/2016JB013557

van Noort, R., Wolterbeek, T.K.T., Drury, M.R., Kandianis, M.T., and Spiers, C.J.
The force of crystallization and fracture propagation during in-situ carbonation of peridotite
Minerals, 7(10), 190, doi:10.3390/min7100190

Sawai, M., Niemeijer, A.R., Hirose, T., and Spiers, C.J.
Frictional properties of JFAST core samples and implications for slow earthquakes at the Tohoku subduction zone
Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073460

Sutherland, R., et al.
Extreme hydrothermal conditions at an active plate-bounding fault
Nature, 546 (7656), pp. 137-140, doi:10.1038/nature22355

Takahashi, M., van den Ende, M. P. A., Niemeijer, A. R., and Spiers, C. J.
Shear localization in a mature mylonitic rock analogue during fast slip
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18, doi:10.1002/2016GC006687

Toy, V.G., Niemeijer, A.R., Renard, F., Morales, L., and Wirth, R.
Striation and slickenline development on quartz fault surfaces at crustal conditions: Origin and effect on friction
JGR: Solid Earth, 122 (5), pp. 3497-3512, doi:10.1002/2016JB013498

Wolterbeek, T.K.T., van Noort, R., and Spiers, C.J.
Reaction-driven casing expansion: potential for wellbore leakage mitigation
Acta Geotechnica, doi:10.1007/s11440-017-0533-5
 

2016

Busch, A., Bertier, P., Gensterblum, Y., Rother, G., Spiers, C.J., Zhang, M., Wentinck, H.M.
On sorption and swelling of CO2 in clays
Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 1-20 pp, doi:10.1007/s40948-016-0024-4

Chen, J., and Spiers, C. J.
Rate and state frictional and healing behavior of carbonate fault gouge explained using microphysical model
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 121, doi:10.1002/2016JB013470

Chen, J., Yang, X., Ma, S., Yang, T., and Niemeijer, A.
Hydraulic properties of samples retrieved from the Wenchuan earthquake Fault Scientific Drilling Project Hole-1 (WFSD-1) and the surface rupture zone: Implications for coseismic slip weakening and fault healing
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17 (7), 2717-2744 pp.

Desbois, G., Hemes, S., Laurich, B., Houben, M., Klaver, J., Hühne, N., Urai, J.L., Viggiani, G., Bésulle, P.
Investigation of microstructures in naturally and experimentally deformed reference clays from European underground research laboratories by using innovative methods in scanning electron microscopy
The Clay Minerals Society's Workshop Lecture Series, 21, chapter 1, 1-14 pp, doi:10.1346/CMS-WLS-21.1

Elsworth, D., Spiers, C. J., and Niemeijer, A. R.
Understanding induced seismicity
Science 354 (6318), 1380-1381 pp., doi:10.1126/science.aal2584

Hangx, S. J. T., v. d. Linden, A., Marcelis, F., and Liteanu, E.
Defining the Brittle Failure Envelopes of Individual Reaction Zones Observed in CO2-Exposed Wellbore Cement
Environmental Science & Technology 50, 1031-1038 pp

Houben, M. E., Barnhoorn, A., Lie-A-Fat, J., Ravestein, T., Peach, C. J., and Drury, M. R.
Microstructural characteristics of the Whitby Mudstone Formation (UK)
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 70, 185-200 pp, doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.11.011

Houben, M.E., Barnhoorn, A., Wasch, L., Trabucho-Alexandre, J., Peach, C.J., and Drury, M.R.
Microstructures of Early Jurassic (Toarcian) shales of Northern Europe
International Journal of Coal Geology

Kampman, N., Busch, A., Bertier, P.,  Snippe, J., Hangx, S.J.T., Pipich, V., Di, Z., Rother, G., Harrington, J.F., Evans, J.P., Maskell, A., Chapman, H.J., and Bickle, M.J.
Observational evidence confirms modelling of the long-term integrity of CO2-reservoir caprocks
Nature Communications 7, 12268 pp.

Kurzawski, R. M., Stipp, M., Niemeijer, A. R., Spiers, C. J., and Behrmann, J. H.
Earthquake nucleation in weak subducted carbonates
Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2774

Liu, J.
Mechanical effects of sorption processes in coal and implications for coalbed methane recovery
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences, 111, 326 pp.

Liu, J., Spiers, C. J., Peach, C. J., Vidal-Gilbert, S.
Effect of lithostatic stress on methane sorption by coal: Theory vs. experiment and implications for predicting in-situ coalbed methane content
International Journal of Coal Geology, 167, 48-64 pp, doi:10.1016/j.coal.2016.09.011

Liu, J., Peach, C. J., Spiers, C. J.
Anisotropic swelling behaviour of coal matrix cubes exposed to water vapour: Effects of relative humidity and sample size
International Journal of Coal Geology, 167, 119-135 pp, doi:10.1016/j.coal.2016.09.011

Marketos, G., Govers, R., and Spiers, C. J.
Rocksalt Creep, Uncertainties, and Their Implications for Surface Subsidence above a Producing Rocksalt-Capped Reservoir
50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016 (pp. 3162-3169), American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)

Marketos G., Spiers, C.J., and Govers, R.
Impact of rocksalt creep law choice on subsidence calculations for hydrocarbon reservoirs overlain by evaporite caprocks
Journal of Geophysical Research 121, 4249–4267 pp.

Niemeijer, A. R., Boulton, C., Toy, V.G., Townend, J., and Sutherland R.
Large-displacement, hydrothermal frictional properties of DFDP-1 fault rocks, Alpine Fault, New Zealand: Implications for deep rupture propagation
Journal of Geophysical Research 121, 624–647 pp.

Pluymakers, A., Niemeijer, A. R., Spiers, C. J.
Frictional properties of simulated anhydrite-dolomite fault gouge and implications for seismogenic potential
Journal of Structural Geology, 84, 31-46 pp, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2015.11.008

Sawai, M., Niemeijer, A.R., Plümper, O., Hirose, T., and Spiers, C.J. 
Nucleation of frictional instability caused by fluid pressurization in subducted blueschist
Geophysical Research Letters 43 (6), 2543-2551 pp.

Urpi, L., Rinaldi, A.P., Rutqvist, J., Cappa, F, and Spiers, C.J. 
Dynamic simulation of CO2-injection-induced fault rupture with slip-rate dependent friction coefficient
Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment 7, 47–65 pp.

Wolterbeek, T.K.T., Hangx, S.J.T., and Spiers, C.J.
Effect of CO2-induced reactions on the mechanical behaviour of fractured wellbore cement
Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment 7, 26-46 pp.

Wolterbeek, T.K.T., Peach, C.J., Raoof, A., and Spiers, C.J.
Reactive transport of CO2-rich fluids in simulated wellbore interfaces: Flow-through experiments on the 1-6 m length scale
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 54-1, 96-116 pp.

Yao, L., Ma, S., Platt, J.D., Niemeijer, A.R., and Shimamoto, T.
The crucial role of temperature in high-velocity weakening of faults: Experiments on gouge using host blocks with different thermal conductivities
Geology 44 (1), 63-66 pp.

Zhubayev, A., Houben, M., Smeulders, D., Barnhoorn, A.
Seismic velocity and attenuation anisotropy of shales (Whitby, UK) at ultrasonic frequencies
Geophysics, 81, D45-D56, doi:10.1190/geo2015-0211.1

 

2015

Chen J. 
Compositional, mechanical and transport properties of carbonate fault rocks and the seismic cycle in limestone terrains: A case study of surface exposures on the Longmenshan Fault, Sichuan, China.
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences, 76, 274 pp.

Chen J., Verberne B. A., and Spiers C.J.
Effects of healing on the seismogenic potential of carbonate fault rocks: Experiments on samples from the Longmenshan Fault, Sichuan, China.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 120, 5479–5506, doi:10.1002/2015JB012051.

Chen, J., Verberne, B.A. & Spiers, C. J.
Interseismic restrengthening and stabilization of carbonate faults by “non-Dieterich” healing under hydrothermal conditions.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 423, 1-12 

O' Donovan, J., O' Sullivan, C., Marketos G. & Muir Wood, D.
Analysis of bender element test interpretation using the Discrete Element Method
Granular Matter 17, 197-216 pp

Hangx, S., Bakker, E., Bertier, P., Nover, G., and Busch, A.
Chemical-mechanical coupling observed for depleted oil reservoirs subjected to long-term CO2-exposure – a case study of the Werkendam natural CO2 analogue field.

Earth and Planetary Science Letters 428, 230-242

Ikari, M.J., Niemeijer, A.R., and Marone, C. 
Experimental investigation of incipient shear failure in foliated rock
Journal of Structural Geology, 77, pp. 82-91, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2015.05.012

Klaver, J., Hemes, S., Houben, M.E., Desbois, G., Radi, Z., Urai, J.L.
The connectivity of pore space in mudstones: insights from high pressure Wood's Metal Injection, BIB-SEM imaging and Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry.
Geofluids, DOI:10.111/gfl.12128

Liu, J., Peach, C.J., Zhou, H., and Spiers, C.J.
Thermodynamic model for swelling of unconfined coal due to adsorption of mixed gases 
Fuel, 157, 151-161 pp

Marketos, G., Govers, R.M.A., and Spiers, C.J.
Ground motions induced by a producing hydrocarbon reservoir that is overlain by a viscoelastic rocksalt layer: A numerical model
Geophysical Journal International 203, 228-242 pp.

Pluymakers, A.M.H.
Frictional and sealing behavior of simulated anhydrite fault gouge: effects of CO2 and implications for fault stability and caprock integrity
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences, 75, 225 pp.

Pluymakers, A.M.H., and Niemeijer, A.R.
Healing and sliding stability of simulated anhydrite fault gouge: effects of water, temperature and CO2.

Tectonophysics 656, 111-130

Verberne, B. A.
Strength, stability, and microstructure of simulated calcite faults sheared under laboratory conditions spanning the brittle-plastic transition.
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences 90, Ph.D. Thesis, 300 pp.

Verberne, B.A.V., Niemeijer, A.R., de Bresser, J.H.P., Spiers, C.J.
Mechanical behaviour and microstructure of simulated calcite gouge sheared at 20-600 ºC: Implications for natural faults in limestones
Journal of Geophysical Research

 

 

 2014

Brzesowsky, R.H., Hangx, S.J.T., Brantut, N., and Spiers, C.J.
Compaction creep of sands due to time-dependent grain failure: effects of chemical environment, applied stress and grain size.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119, 7521-7541.

Brzesowsky, R.H., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J., and Hangx, S.J.T.
Time-independent compaction behavior of quartz sands.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119, 936-956.

Busch, A., Kampman, N., Hangx, Suzanne, Snippe, J., Bickle, M., Bertier, P., Chapman, H., Spiers, C.J., Pijnenburg, R., Samuelson, J., Evans, J.P., Maskell, A., Nicholl, J., Pipich, V., Di, Z., Rother, G. & Schaller, M.
The Green River Natural Analogue as A Field Laboratory To Study the Long-term Fate of CO2 in the subsurface - 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies.
GHGT-12. Energy Procedia, 63, (pp. 2821-2830) (10 p.).

De Jong, S.M., Spiers, C.J., and Busch, A.
Development of swelling strain in smectite clays through exposure to carbon dioxide.
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 24, 149-161.

De Raadt, W.S., Burlini, L., Kunze, K., and Spiers, C.J.
Effect of pre-existing crystallographic preferred orientation on the rheology of Carrara marble.
Journal of Structural Geology 68, 44-57.

Den Hartog, S.A.M., Saffer, D.M., and Spiers, C.J.
The roles of quartz and water in controlling unstable slip in phyllosilicate-rich megathrust fault gouges.
Earth, Planets and Space 66:78, pp. 9.

Den Hartog, S.A.M., and Spiers, C.J.
A microphysical model for fault gouge friction applied to subduction megathrusts.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119, 1510-1529.

Hangx, S.J.T., Pluymakers, A.M.H., ten Hove, A., and Spiers, C.J.
Effects of lateral variations in rock composition and texture on anhydrite caprock integrity of CO2 storage systems.
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 69, 80-92.

Houben, M.E., Barnhoorn, A., Drury, M.R., Peach, C.J. & Spiers, C.J.
Microstructural investigation of the Whitby mudstone (UK) as an analog for Posidonia Shale (NL).
76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2014 - Experience the Energy (pp. 3785-3759). European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE.

Houben, M.E., Desbois, G., Urai, J.L.
A comparative study of representative 2D microstructures in Shaly and Sandy facies of Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland) inferred form BIB-SEM and MIP methods.
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 49, 143–161.

Houben, M.E., Desbois, G., and Urai, J.L.
A comparative study of representative 2D microstructures in Shaly and Sandy facies of Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland) inferred from BIB-SEM and MIP methods.
Marine and Petroleum Geology 49, 143-161.

Liu, Wei, Muhammad, Nawaz, Li, Yinping, Spiers, C. J., Yang, Chunhe & Ma, Hongling
Experimental study of permeability of salt rock and its application to deep underground gas storage.
Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao, 33 (10), (pp. 1953-1961) (9 p.).

Niemeijer, A.R., and Collettini, C.
Frictional properties of a low angle normal fault under in-situ conditions: Thermally activated velocity-weakening.
Pure and Applied Geophysics 171, 2641-2664.

Niemeijer, A.R., and Vissers, R.L.M.
Earthquake rupture propagation inferred from spatial distribution of fault rock frictional properties.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 396, 154-164.

Pluymakers, A.M.H., and Spiers, C.J.
Compaction creep of simulated anhydrite fault gouge by pressure solution: Theory vs. experiments and implications for fault sealing.
In: Faulkner, D.R., Mariani, E., and Mecklenburgh, J. (eds.), Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 409, doi:10.1144/SP409.6.

Pluymakers, A.M.H., Peach, C. J., and Spiers C.J. 
Diagenetic compaction experiments on simulated anhydrite fault gouge under static conditions.

Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119, 4 123-4148.

Pluymakers, A.M.H., Samuelson, J.E., Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J.
Effects of temperature and CO2 on the frictional behavior of simulated anhydrite fault rock.
Accepted: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Raoof, A., Nick, H.M., Hassanizadeh, S.M. & Spiers, C.J.
Pore-network modeling of multi-component reactive transport under (variably-) saturated conditions.
In R. Al-Khoury & J. Bundschuh (Eds.), Computational models for CO2 sequestration and compressed air energy storage (574 p.). Taylor & Fancis/CRC press.

Valcke, S.L.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Pennock G.M., and Drury, M.R.
Influence of deformation conditions on the development of heterogeneous recrystallization microstructures in experimentally deformed Carrara marble.
In: Faulkner, D.R., Mariani, E., and Mecklenburgh, J. (eds.), Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 409, doi:10.1144/SP409.4.

Van den Eeckhout, B., and de Bresser, J.H.P.
On the dextral offset of a Variscan shear zone across the Mérens fault in the central Pyrenees (Andorra, France).
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 185, 131-143.

Verberne, B.A., Plümper, O., de Winter, D.A.M., and Spiers, C.J.
Superplastic nanofibrous slip zones control seismogenic fault friction.
Science 346, 1342-1344.

2013

Chen, J., Yang, X., Duan, Q., Shimamoto, T., and Spiers, C.J.
Importance of thermochemical pressurization in the dynamic weakening of the Longmenshan Fault during the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake: Inferences from experiments and modeling.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 118, 4145-4169.

Chen, J., Yang, X., Ma, S., and Spiers, C.J.
Mass removal and clay mineral de/re-hydration in carbonate-rich surface exposures of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake fault: Geochemical evidence and implications for fault zone evolution and coseismic slip.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 118, 474-496.

Den Hartog, S.A.M.
Frictional behaviour of megathrust fault gouges under in-situ subduction zone conditions.
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences 33, 178 pp.

Den Hartog, S.A.M., and Spiers, C.J.
Influence of subduction zone conditions and gouge composition on frictional slip stability of megathrust faults.
Tectonophysics 600, 75-90.

Den Hartog, S.A.M, Niemeijer A.R., and Spiers, C.J.
Friction on subduction megathrust faults: beyond the illite-muscovite transition.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 373, 8-19.

Hirauchi, K., Den Hartog, S.A.M., and Spiers, C.J.
Weakening of the slab-mantle wedge interface induced by metasomatic growth of talc
Geology 41, 75-78.

Hol, S., and Spiers, C.J.
Microfracturing of coal related to adsorption-induced swelling and matrix-scale heterogeneity.
47th US Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, American Rock Physics Association, paper #13-653.

Hol, S., Gensterblum, Y., and Spiers, C.J.
Direct determination of total CO2 uptake by coal: A new technique compared with the manometric method.
Fuel 105, 192-205.

Houben, M.E., ten Hove, A., Peach, C.J., and Spiers, C.J.
Crack healing in rocksalt via diffusion in adsorbed aqueous films: Microphysical modelling versus experiments.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth parts A/B/C 64, 95-104.

Ikari, M.J., Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J., Kopf, A., and Saffer, D.
Experimental evidence linking slip stability with seafloor lithology and topography at the Costa Rica convergent margin.
Geology 41, 891-894.

Lautze, N.C., Taddeucci, J., Andronico, A., Houghton, B., Niemeijer, A.R., and Scarlato, P.G.
Insights into explosion dynamics and the production of ash at Stromboli from samples collected in real-time.
In: Rose, W.I., Palma, J.L., Delgado Granados, H., and Varley, N. (eds.) Understanding open-vent volcanism and related hazards. GSA special paper 498, p. 125-139, doi:10.1130/2013.2498(08)

Liteanu, E., Spiers, C.J., and de Bresser, J.H.P.
The influence of water and supercritical CO2 on the failure behaviour of chalk.
Tectonophysics 599, 157-169.

Raoof, A., Nick, H.M., Hassanizadeh, M., and Spiers, C.J.
Poreflow: A complex pore-network model for simulation of reactive transport in variably saturated porous media.
Computers & Geosciences 61, 160-174.

Scuderi, M., Niemeijer, A.R., Collettini, C., and Marone, C.
Frictional properties and slip stability of active faults within carbonate-evaporite sequences: The role of dolomite and anhydrite.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 369-370, 220-232.

van Noort, R., Spiers, C. J., Drury, M. R., and Kandianis, M. T.
Peridotite dissolution and carbonation rates at fracture surfaces under conditions relevant for in situ mineralization of CO2.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 106, 1-24.

Verberne, B.A., Spiers, C.J., Niemeijer, A.R., de Bresser, J.H.P., de Winter, D.A.M., and Plümper, O.
Frictional properties and microstructure of calcite-rich fault gouges sheared at subseismic sliding velocities.
Pure and Applied Geophysics 171, 2617-2640.

Verberne, B.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J., de Winter, D.A.M., and Plümper, O.
Nanocrystalline slip zones in calcite fault gouge show intense crystallographic preferred orientation: Crystal plasticity at sub-seismic slip rates at 18-150°C.
Geology 41, 863-866.

Wolterbeek, T.K.T, Peach, C.J., and Spiers, C.J.
Reaction and transport in wellbore interfaces under CO₂ storage conditions: Experiments simulating debonded cement-casing interfaces.
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 19, 519-529

2012

Cilona, A., Baud, P., Tondi, E., Agosta, F., Vinciguerra, S., Rustichelli, A. and Spiers, C.J.
Deformation bands in porous carbonate grainstones: field and laboratory observations.
Journal of Structural Geology 45, 137-157. 

Den Hartog, S.A.M., Niemeijer, A.R., and Spiers, C.J.
New constraints on megathrust slip stability under subduction zone P-T conditions. 
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 353-354, 240-252.

Den Hartog, S.A.M., Peach, C.J., de Winter, D.A.M., Spiers, C.J. and Shimamoto, T.
Frictional properties of megathrust fault gouges at low sliding velocities: new data on effects of normal stress and temperature.
Journal of Structural Geology 38, 156-171.

Desbois, G., Urai, J.L., and de Bresser, J.H.P.
Fluid distribution in grain boundaries of natural fine-grained rock salt deformed at low differential stress (Qom Kuh salt fountain, central Iran): Implications for rheology and transport properties. 
Journal of Structural Geology 43, 128-143.

Desbois, G., Urai, J.L., Schmatz, J., Zavada, P. and de Bresser, J.H.P.
The distribution of fluids in natural rock salt: the key for understanding the interplay between deformation mechanisms.
In: Bérest, P., Ghoreychi, M., Hadj-Hassen, F., and Tijani, M. (eds.), Mechanical behaviour of salt VII, CRC press, pp. 3-12. 

Hol, S., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Effect of 3-D stress state on adsorption of CO2 by coal.
International Journal of Coal Geology 93, 1-15.

Hol, S., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Microfracturing of coal due to interaction with CO2 under unconfined conditions.
Fuel 97, 569-584.

Hol, S. and Spiers, C.J.
Competition between adsorption-induced swelling and elastic compression of coal at CO2 pressures up to 100 MPa.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 60, 1862-1882.

Koelemeijer, P.J., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Surface diffusivity of cleaved NaCl crystals as a function of humidity: impedance spectroscopy measurements and implications for crack healing in rocksalt.
Journal of Geophysical Research 117(B01205), doi:10.1029/2011JB008627.

Liteanu, E., Niemeijer, A., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. and de Bresser J.H.P.
The effect of CO2 on creep of wet calcite aggregates.
Journal of Geophysical Research 117(B03211), doi:10.1029/2011JB008789.

Muhammad, N., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. and de Bresser, J.H.P.
Effect of confining pressure on plastic flow of salt at 125oC. 
In: Bérest, P., Ghoreychi, M., Hadj-Hassen, F., and Tijani, M. (eds.), Mechanical behaviour of salt VII, CRC press, pp. 57-64.

Niemeijer, A.R., Di Toro, G., Smith, S.A.F., Griffith, A.W., Bistacchi, A. and Nielsen, S.
Inferring earthquake physics and chemistry using an integrated field and laboratory approach.
Journal of Structural Geology 39, 2-36.

Prior, D.J, Diebold, S., Obbard, R., Daghlian, C., Goldsby, D.L., Durham, W.B. and Baker, I.
Insight into the phase transformations between ice Ih and ice II from electron backscatter diffraction data.
Scripta Materialia 66(2), 69-72.

Raoof, A., Nick, H.M., Wolterbeek, T.K.T., and Spiers, C.J.
Pore-scale modelling of reactive transport in wellbore cement under CO2 storage conditions.
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 11, S67-S77.

Samuelson, J.E. and Spiers, C.J.
Fault friction and slip stability not affected by CO2 storage: Evidence from short-term laboratory experiments on North Sea reservoir sandstones and caprocks.
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 11, S78-S90. 

Schavemaker, Y.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Van Baelen, H. and Sintubin, M.
Geometry and kinematics of the 'Herbeumont shear zone' in the High-Ardenne slate belt (Belgium).
Geologica Belgica 15(3), 126-136.

Visser, H.J.M., Spiers, C.J. and Hangx, S.J.T.
Effects of interfacial energy on compaction creep by intergranular pressure solution: theory vs. experiments on a rock analogue (NaNO3).
Journal of Geophysical Research 117, B11211, doi: 10.1029/2012JB009590.

Zhang, C., van Roermund, H., Zhang, L. and Spiers, C.J.
A polyphase metamorphic evolution for the Xitieshan paragneiss of the north Qaidam UHP metamorphic belt, western China: in-situ EMP monazite- and U-Pb zircon SHRIMP dating.
Lithos 136, 27-45. 

2011

Brzesowsky, R.H., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. and Hangx, S.J.T. 
Failure behavior of single sand grains: theory vs. experiment.
Journal of Geophysical Research 116(B06205), doi:10.1029/2010JB008120.

Collettini, C., Niemeijer, A.R., Viti, S., Smith, S.A.F., and Marone, C.
Fault structure, frictional properties and mixed-mode fault slip behaviour.
Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 311(3-4), 316-327.   

Hangx, S.J.T., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
The mechanical behavior of anhydrite and the effect of deformation on permeability development - implications for caprock integrity during geological storage of CO2.
Energy Procedia (GHGT-10) 4, 5358-5363.

He, C., Verberne, B.A. and Spiers C.J.
Frictional properties of sedimentary rocks and natural fault gouges from Longmenshan fault zone and their implications. (in Chinese)
Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering 30(1), 113-131.

Hol, S., Peach, C.J. and Spiers C.J.
A new experimental method to determine the CO2 sorption capacity of coal.
Energy Procedia (GHGT-10) 4, 3125-3130.

Hol, S., Peach, C.J. and Spiers C.J.
Applied stress reduces the CO2 sorption capacity of coal.
International Journal of Coal Geology 85(1), 128-142. 

Hol, S.
Stress-strain-sorption behaviour of coal matrix material exposed to CO2.
Utrecht Studies in Earth Sciences 8, 239 pp. 

Holdsworth, R., E., van Diggelen, E.W.E., Spiers, C.J., de Bresser, J.H.P., Walker, R.J. and Bowen, L.
Fault rocks from the SAFOD core samples: implications for weakening at shallow depths along the San Andreas Fault, California.
Journal of Structural Geology 33(2), 132-144.

Ikari, M.J., Niemeijer, A.R., and Marone, C.
The role of fault zone fabric and lithification state on frictional strength, constitutive behaviour and deformation microstructure.
Journal of Geophysical research 116(B08404), doi:10.1029/2011JB008264.

Liteanu, E. and Spiers, C.J.
Fracture healing and transport properties of wellbore cement in the presence of supercritical CO2.
Chemical Geology 281(3-4), 195-210.

Niemeijer, A., Di Toro, G., Nielsen, S., and Di Felice, F.
Frictional melting of gabbro under extreme experimental conditions of normal stress, acceleration, and sliding velocity.
Journal of Geophysical Research 116(B07404), doi:10.1029/2010JB008181.

van Bergen, F., Hol, S. and Spiers, C.J.
Stress-strain response of pre-compacted granular coal samples exposed to CO2, CH4, He and Ar.
International Journal of Coal Geology 86(2-3), 241-253.

van Noort, R., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Structure and properties of loaded silica contacts during pressure solution: impedance spectroscopy measurements under hydrothermal conditions.
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 38(7), 501-516.

Zhang, X., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Effects of pore fluid flow and chemistry on compaction creep of calcite by pressure solution at 150°C.
Geofluids 11(1), 108-122.

2010

van Diggelen, E.W.E., de Bresser, J.H.P., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
High shear strain behaviour of synthetic muscovite fault gouges under hydrothermal conditions.
Journal of Structural Geology 32(11), 1685-1700.

Farla, R.J.M., Peach, C.J. and ten Grotenhuis, S.M.
Electrical conductivity of synthetic iron-bearing olivine.
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 37(3), 167-178.

Hangx, S.J.T., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Creep of simulated reservoir sands and coupled chemical-mechanical effects of CO2 injection.
Journal of Geophysical Research 115(B09205), doi:10.1029/2009JB006939. 

Hangx, S.J.T., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Mechanical behavior of anhydrite caprock and implications for CO2 sealing capacity.
Journal of Geophysical Research 115(B07402), doi:10.1029/2009JB006954.

Hangx, S.J.T., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
The effect of deformation on permeability development in anhydrite and implications for caprock integrity during geological storage of CO2.
Geofluids 10(3), 369-387.

Spiers, C.J.
De-risking geological storage of CO2: a task for solid Earth scientists.
Public Service Review: Science and Technology 7, 174-175.

Verberne, B.A., He, C. and Spiers, C.J.
Frictional properties of sedimentary rocks and natural fault gouge from the Longmenshan Fault Zone, Sichuan, China.
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 100(5B), 2767-2790. 

Zhang, X.
Compaction of granular carbonates under conditiions relevant to diagenesis and fault sealing.
Geologica Ultraiectina 332, 162 pp.

Zhang, X., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Compaction creep of wet granular calcite by pressure solution at 28°C to 150°C.
Journal of Geophysical Research 115(B09217), doi:10.1029/2008JB005853.

2009

Fukuda, J., Peach, C.J., Spiers, C.J. and Nakashima, S.
Electrical impedence measurement of hydrous microcrystalline quartz.
Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 104(3), 176-181.

Hangx, S.J.T.
Geological storage of CO2: mechanical and chemical effecs on host and seal formations.
Geologica Ultraiectina 311, 232 pp.

Hangx, S.J.T. and Spiers, C.J. 
Coastal spreading of olivine to control atmospheric CO2 concentrations: a critical analysis of viability.
International Jounal of Greenhouse Gas Control 3(6), 757-767.

Hangx, S.J.T. and Spiers, C.J.
Reaction of plagioclase feldspar with CO2 under hydrothermal conditions.
Chemical Geology 265(1-2), 88-98.

Hangx, S.J.T., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
The mechanical behavior of anhydrite and the effect of CO2 injection.
Energy Procedia 1 (GHGT-9), 3485-3492.

Jourdan, A.-L., Vennemann, T.W., Mullis, J., Ramseyer, K. and Spiers, C.J.
Evidence of growth and sector zoning in hydrothermal quartz from Alpine veins.
European Journal of Mineralogy 21(1), 219-231.

Liteanu, E.
Subsurface impact of CO2: response of carbonate rocks and wellbore cement to supercritical CO2 injection and long-term storage.
Geologica Ultraiectina 310, 188 pp.

Liteanu, E. and Spiers, C.J.
Influence of pore fluid salt content on compaction creep of calcite aggregates in the presence of supercritical CO2.
Chemical Geology 265(1-2), 134-147.

Liteanu, E., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Failure behaviour of wellbore cement in the presence of water and supercritical CO2.
Energy Procedia 1 (GHGT-9), 3553-3560.

van Bergen, F.
Effect of coal matrix swelling on enhanced coalbed methane production: a field and laboratory study.
Geologica Ultraiectina 315, 196 pp.

van Bergen, F., Spiers, C.J., Floor, G. and Bots, P.
Strain development in unconfined coals exposed to CO2, CH4 and Ar: effect of moisture.
International Journal of Coal Geology 77(1-2), 43-53.

van Noort, R. and Spiers, C.J.
Kinetic effects of microscale plasticity at grain boundaries during pressure solution.
Journal of Geophysical Research 114(B03206), doi:10.1029/2008JB005634.

Schotman, H.H.A., Vermeersen, L.L.A., Wu, P., Drury, M.R. and de Bresser, J.H.P.
Constraints on shallow low-viscosity zones in Northern Europe from future GOCE gravity data.
Geophysical Journal International 178(1), 65-84. 

2008

Hirono, T., Nakashima, S. and Spiers, C.J.
Measurements of ionic diffusivity in various rock samples - low diffusivity through nanoscale pores.
International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 45, 450–459.

Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Frictional behaviour of simulated quartz fault gouges under hydrothermal conditions: results from ultra-high strain rotary shear experiments. 
Tectonophysics 460, 288-303.

van Noort, R.
Structure and properties of fluid-filled grain boundaries under stress in geological materials.
Geologica Ultraiectina 290, 166 pp.

van Noort, R., Spiers, C.J. and Pennock, G.M.
Compaction of granular quartz under hydrothermal conditions: controlling mechanisms and grain boundary processes. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 113(B12206), doi:10.1029/2008JB005815.

van Noort, R., Visser, H.J.M. and Spiers, C.J.
Influence of grain boundary structure on dissolution controlled pressure solution and retarding effects of grain boundary healing. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 113(B03201), doi:10.1029/2007JB005223.

Valcke, S.L.A.
EBSD analysis of heterogeneous microstructures in experimentally deformed calcite: development of core and mantle subgrains, grain boundary bulges and recrystallised grains.
Geologica Ultraiectina 289, 143 pp.

2007

Niemeijer, A.R. and Spiers, C.J.
A microphysical model for strong velocity weakening in phyllosilicate-bearing fault gouges. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 112(B10405), doi:10.1029/2007JB005008. 

van Noort, R., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Effects of orientation on the diffusive properties of fluid filled grain boundaries during pressure solution. 
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 34(2), 95-112.

Pennock, G.M., Zhang, X., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Microstructural study of reconsolidated salt.
In: Wallner, M., Lux, K.H., Minkley, W. and Hardy H.R., Jr. (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt - Understanding of THMC Processes in Salt, Taylor and Francis. 

Urai, J.L. and Spiers, C.J.
The effect of grain boundary water on deformation mechanisms and rheology of rock salt during long-term deformation.
In: Wallner, M., Lux, K.H., Minkley, W. and Hardy H.R., Jr. (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt - Understanding of THMC Processes in Salt, Taylor and Francis

Valcke, S.L.A, Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M.
Quantifying heterogeneous microstructures: core and mantle subgrains in deformed calcite.
Material Science Forum 550, 307-312.

Zhang, X., Peach, C.J., Grupa, J. and Spiers, C.J.
Stress relaxation experiments on compacted granular salt - effects of water.
In: Wallner, M., Lux, K.H., Minkley, W. and Hardy H.R., Jr. (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt - Understanding of THMC Processes in Salt, Taylor and Francis.

2006

Jefferies, S.P., Holdsworth, R.E., Shimamoto, T., Takagi, H., Lloyd, G.E. and Spiers, C.J.
Origin and mechanical significance of foliated cataclastic rocks in the cores of crustal-scale faults: examples from the Median Tectonic Line, Japan.
Journal of Geophysical Research 111(B12303), doi:10.1029/2005JB004205.

Jefferies, S.P., Holdsworth, R.E., Wibberley, C.A.J., Shimamoto, T., Spiers, C.J., Niemeijer, A.R. and Lloyd, G.E.
The nature and importance of phyllonite development in crustal-scale fault cores: an example from the Median Tectonic Line, Japan. 
Journal of Structural Geology 28, 220-235.

Kellermann Slotemaker, A.
Dynamic recrystallization and grain growth in olivine rocks.
Geologica Ultraiectina 268, 187 pp.

Kellermann Slotemaker, A. and de Bresser, J.H.P.
On the role of grain topology in dynamic grain growth – 2D microstructural modeling.
Tectonophysics 427, 73-93.

Niemeijer, A.R.
Effects of pressure solution and phyllosilicates on the slip and compaction behaviour of crustal fault rocks.
Geologica Ultraiectina 255, 205 pp.

Niemeijer, A.R. and Spiers, C.J.
Velocity dependence of strength and healing behaviour in simulated phyllosilicate-bearing fault gouge.
Tectonophysics 427, 231-253.

Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
The influence of water on deformation microstructures and textures in synthetic NaCl measured using EBSD.
Journal of Structural Geology 28(4), 588-601.

Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R. and Spiers, C.J.
Grain boundary populations in wet and dry NaCl.
Material Science and Technology 22(11), 1307.

Piazolo, S., Bestmann, M., Prior, D.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Temperature dependent grain boundary migration in deformed-then-annealed material: observations from experimentally deformed synthetic rocksalt.
Tectonophysics 427, 55-71.

Valcke, S.L.A., Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R. and de Bresser, J.H.P.
Electron backscattered diffraction as a tool to quantify subgrains in deformed calcite.
Journal of Microscopy 224(3), 264-276.

2005

Bestmann, M., Piazolo, S., Spiers, C.J. and Prior, D.J.
Microstructural evolution during initial stages of static recovery and recrystallization: new insights from in-situ heating experiments combined with electron backscatter diffraction analysis 
Journal of Structural Geology 27(3), 447-457.

de Bresser, J.H.P., Urai, J.L. and Olgaard, D.L.
Effect of water on the strength and microstructure of Carrara marble axially compressed at high temperature.
Journal of Structural Geology 27, 265-281.

ten Grotenhuis, S., Drury, M.R., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J.
Melt distribution in olivine rocks based on electrical conductivity measurements.
Journal of Geophysical Research 110(B12201), doi:10.1029/2004JB003462.

ter Heege, J.H.P., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J.
Dynamic recrystallization of wet synthetic polycrystalline halite: dependence of grain size distribution on flow stress, temperature and strain.
Tectonophysics 396, 35-57.

ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J.
Rheological behaviour of synthetic rocksalt: the interplay between water, dynamic recrystallization and deformation mechanisms.
Journal of Structural Geology 27, 948-963.

Herwegh, M., de Bresser, J.H.P. and ter Heege, J.H. 
Combining natural microstructures with composite flow laws: an improved approach for the extrapolation of lab data to nature.
Journal of Structural Geology 27, 503-521.

de Meer, S., Nakashima, S. and Spiers, C.J.
Structure and diffusive properties of fluid-filled grain boundaries: an in-situ study using infrared (micro) spectroscopy.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 232(3-4), 403-414.

Niemeijer, A.R. and Spiers, C.J.
Influence of phyllosilicates on fault strength in the brittle-ductile transition: insights from rock analogue experiments.
In: Bruhn, D. and Burlini, L. (eds), High-Strain Zones: Structure and Physical Properties, Geological Society of London, Special Publications 245, 303-327.

Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R. and Spiers, C.J.
The development of subgrain misorientations with strain in dry synthetic NaCl measured using EBSD.
Journal of Structural Geology 27(12), 2159-2170.

Zhang, X.M. and Spiers, C.J.
Compaction of granular calcite by pressure solution at room temperature and effects of pore fluid chemistry.
International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 42, 950-960.

Zhang, X.M. and Spiers, C.J.
Effects of phosphate ions on intergranular pressure solution in calcite: an experimental study.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69, 5681-5691.

2004

ten Grotenhuis, S.M., Drury, M.R., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Effect of varying enstatite content on the grain boundary properties in synthetic peridotite.
In: Proceedings of the CHANNEL users meeting 2004, Ribe Denmark, HKL Technology, 74-76.

ten Grotenhuis, S.M., Drury, M.R., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Electrical properties of fine-grained olivine: evidence for grain boundary transport.
Journal of Geophysical Reseach 109(B06203), doi:10.1029/2003JB002799.

ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J. 
Dynamic recrystallization of polycrystalline dense NaCL: dependence of grain size distribution on stress and temperature.
Material Science Forum 467-470, 1187-1192.

ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J.
Composite flow laws for crystalline materials with log-normally distributed grain size: theory and application to olivine.
Journal of Structural Geology 26, 1693-1705.

Kellermann Slotemaker, A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Spiers, C.J. and Drury, M.R.
Microstructural evolution of synthetic forsterite aggregates deformed to high strain.
Material Science Forum 467-470, 579-584.

Nakashima, S., de Meer, S. and Spiers, C.J.
Distribution of thin film water in grain boundaries of crustal rocks and implications for crustal strength.
In: Nakashima, S., Spiers, C.J., Mercury, L., Fenter, P.A. and Hochella, M.F., Jr. (eds.), Physicochemistry of Water in Geological and Bbiological Systems - Structures and Properties of Thin Aqueous Films, Universal Academy Press, Tokyo, 159-178.

Nakashima, S., Spiers, C.J., Mercury, L., Fenter, P.A. and Hochella, M.F., Jr.
Physicochemistry of water in geological and biological systems - Structures and properties of thin aqueous films.
In: Nakashima, S., Spiers, C.J., Mercury, L., Fenter, P.A. and Hochella, M.F., Jr. (eds.), Physicochemistry of Water in Geological and Biological Systems - Structures and Properties of Thin Aqueous Films, Universal Academy Press, Tokyo.

Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R. and Spiers, C.J. 
Investigation of subgrain rotation recrystallization in dry polycrystalline NaCl.
Material Science Forum 467-470, 597-602.

Spiers, C.J., de Meer, S., Niemeijer, A.R. and Zhang, X.
Kinetics of rock deformation by pressure solution and the role of thin aqueous films. 
In: Nakashima, S., Spiers, C.J., Mercury, L., Fenter, P.A. and Hochella, M.F., Jr. (eds.), Physicochemistry of Water in Geological and Biological Systems - Structures and Properties of Thin Aqueous Films, Universal Academy Press, Tokyo, 129-158.

2003

ten Grotenhuis, S.M., Trouw, R.A.J. and Passchier, C.W.
Evolution of mica fish in mylonitic rocks.
Tectonophysics 372, 1-21.

2002

Bos, B. and Spiers, C.J. 
Frictional-viscous flow of phyllosilicate-bearing fault rock: microphysical model and implications for crustal strength profiles.
Journal of Geophysical Research 107(B2), doi: 10.1029/2001JB000301.

Bos, B. and Spiers, C.J. 
Fluid-assisted healing processes in gouge-bearing faults: insights from experiments on a rock-analogue system. 
Pure and Applied Geophysics 159, 2537-2566.

de Bresser, J.H.P. 
On the mechanism of dislocation creep of calcite at high temperature: inferences from experimentally measured pressure sensitivity and strain rate sensitivity of flow stress
Journal of Geophysical Research 107(B12), doi: 10.1029/2002JB001812.

de Bresser, J.H.P., Evans, B. and Renner, J. 
On estimating the strength of calcite rocks under natural conditions. 
In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M. (eds.), Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives,Geological Society of London, Special Publications 200, 309-329.

Broers, H.P.
Strategies for regional groundwater quality monitoring.
Nederlandse Geografische Studies 306, 231 pp.

ten Grotenhuis, S.M., Passchier, C.W. and Bons, P.D. 
The influence of strain localisation on the rotation behaviour of rigid objects in experimental shear zones.
Journal of Structural Geology 24, 485-499.

ten Grotenhuis, S.M., Piazolo, S., Pakula, T., Passchier, C.W. and Bons, P.D. 
Are polymers suitable rock analogs? 
Tectonophysics 350, 35-47.

ter Heege, J.
Relationship between dynamic recrystallization, grain size distribution and rheology.
Geologica Ultraiectina 218, 141 pp.

ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J. 
The influence of dynamic recrystallization on the grain size distribution and rheological behaviour of Carrara marble deformed in axial compression. 
In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M. (eds.),Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Geological Society of London, Special Publications 200, 331-353.

McDonnell, R.D., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J. 
Fabrication of dense forsterite-enstatite polycrystals for experimental studies.
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 29, 19-31.

de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M.
Current issues and new developments in deformation mechanisms, rheology and tectonics. 
In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M. (eds.),Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Geological Society of London, Special Publications 200, 1-27.

de Meer, S., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. and Watanabe, T.
Diffusive properties of fluid-filled grain boundary measured electrically during active pressure solutions.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 200, 147-157.

Niemeijer, A.R. and Spiers, C.J.
Compaction creep of quartz-muscovite mixtures at 500°C: preliminary results on the influence of muscovite on pressure solution. 
In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M. (eds.),Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Geological Society of London, Special Publications 200, 61-71.

Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J. and Bos, B.
Compaction creep of quartz sand at 400-600°C: experimental evidence for dissolution-controlled pressure solution.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 195, 261-275.  

Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R., Trimby, P.W. and Spiers, C.J.
Misorientation distributions in hot deformed NaCl using EBSD.
Journal of Microscopy 205, 285-294.

Watanabe, T. and Peach, C.J. 
Electrical impedance of plastically deforming halite rocks at 125°C and 50 MPa.
Journal of Geophysical Research 107(B1), doi:10.1029/2001JB000204.

Zhang, X., Salemans, J., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J.
Compaction experiments on wet calcite powder at room temperature: evidence for operation of intergranular pressure solution. 
In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M. (eds.),Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Geological Society of London, Special Publications 200, 29-39.

2001

Bos, B. and Spiers, C.J. 
Experimental investigation into the microstructural and mechanical evolution of phyllosilicate-bearing fault rock under conditions favouring pressure solution. 
Journal of Structural Geology 23(8), 1187-1202.

de Bresser, J.H.P., ter Heege, J.H. and Spiers, C.J. 
Grain size reduction by dynamic recrystallization: can it result in major rheological weakening? 
International Journal of Earth Sciences 90(1), 28-45.

Nakashima, S., De Meer, S., Spiers, C.J., Famin, V. and Hirono, T. 
Physicochemical properties of water in grain boundaries - "hard" water in the deep crust and the origin of earthquakes?
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Slip and Flow in and below the Seismogenic Region, Sendai, Japan, 271-278.

Peach, C.J., Spiers, C.J. and Trimby, P.W. 
Effect of confining pressure on dilatation, recrystallization and flow of rocksalt at 150ºC. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 106(B7), 13315-13328.

2000

Bos, B.
Faults, fluids and friction: effect of pressure solution and phyllosilicates on fault slip behaviour, with implications for crustal rheology.
Geologica Ultraiectina 197, 157 pp.

Bos, B. and Spiers, C.J. 
Effect of phyllosilicates on fluid-assisted healing of gouge-bearing faults. 
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 184, 199-210.

Bos, B., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J. 
Slip behavior of simulated gouge-bearing faults under conditions favoring pressure solution. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 105(B7), 16699-16717.

Bos, B., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J. 
Frictional-viscous flow of simulated fault gouge caused by the combined effects of phyllosilicates and pressure solution. 
Tectonophysics 327, 173-194.

de Meer, S., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J. 
Kinetics of precipitation of gypsum and implications for pressure-solution creep.
Journal of the Geological Society, London 157, 269-281.

McDonnell, R.D., Peach, C.J., van Roermund, H.L.M. and Spiers, C.J.
Effect of varying enstatite content on the deformation behaviour of fine-grained synthetic peridotite under wet conditions. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 105(B6), 13535-13554.

Trimby, P.W., Drury, M.R. and Spiers, C.J. 
Misorientations across etched boundaries in deformed rocksalt: a study using electron backscatter diffraction. 
Journal of Structural Geology 22, 81-89.

Trimby, P.W., Drury, M.R. and Spiers, C.J. 
Recognising the crystallographic signature of recrystallisation processes in deformed rocks: a study of experimentally deformed rocksalt. 
Journal of Structural Geology 22, 1609-1620.

1999

McDonnell, R.D., Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J. 
Flow behavior of fine-grained synthetic dunite in the presence of 0.5 wt% H2O. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 104(B8), 17823-17845.

de Meer, S. and Spiers, C.J. 
On mechanisms and kinetics of creep by intergranular pressure solution.
In: Jamtveit, B. and Meakin, P., (eds.), Growth, Disolution and Pattern Formation in Geosystems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 345-366.

de Meer, S. and Spiers, C.J. 
Influence of pore fluid salinity on pressure solution creep in gypsum.
Tectonophysics 308, 311-330.

Spiers, C.J. and Schutjens, P.M.T.M. 
Intergranular pressure solution in NaCl: grain-to-grain contact experiments under the optical microscope.
Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Rev. IFP 54(6), 729-750.

Visser, H.J.M. 
Mass transfer processses in crystalline aggregates containing a fluid phase.
Geologica Ultraiectina 174, 242 pp.

1998

de Bresser, J.H.P., Peach, C.J., Reijs, J.P.J. and Spiers, C.J.
On dynamic recrystallization during solid state flow: effects of stress and temperature. 
Geophysical Research Letters 25(18), 3457-3460.

Spiers, C.J. and Carter, N.L. 
Microphysics of rocksalt flow in nature.
In: Aubertin, M. and Hardy, H.R. (eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt, Trans Tech Publication Series on Rock and Soil Mechanics 22, 115-128.

1997

de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J. 
Strength characteristics of the r, f,, and c slip system in calcite.
Tectonophysics 272, 1-23.

McDonnell, R.D. 
Deformation of fine-grained synthetic peridotite under wet conditions.
Geologica Ultraiectina 152, 195 pp. 

de Meer, S., and Spiers, C.J. 
Uniaxial compaction creep of wet gypsum aggregates. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 102(B1), 875-891.

de Meer, S., Spiers, C.J. and Peach, C.J. 
Pressure solution creep in gypsum: evidence for precipitation reaction control. 
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 22, 33-37.

1996

de Bresser, J.H.P. 
Steady state dislocation densities in experimentally deformed calcite materials: single crystals versus polycrystals. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 101(B10), 22189-22202.

ten Brink, C.E. 
Development of porphyroclast geometries during non-coaxial flow. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 142, 163 pp.

Franssen, R.C.M. 
Mechanical anisotropy of synthetic polycrystalline rock salt. 
In: Aubertin, M. (ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt, June 17-18, Montreal, Canada, 63-75.

Peach, C.J.
Deformation, dilatancy and permeability development in halite/anhydrite composites.
In: Ghorechy, M., Berest, P., Hardy, H.R., Jr., Longer, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt, Trans Tech Publication Series on Rock and Soil Mechanics, 20, 153-166.

Peach, C.J. and Spiers, C.J. 
Influence of crystal plastic deformation on dilatancy and permeability development in synthetic salt rock. 
Tectonophysics 256, 101-128.

Wanten, P.H., C.J. Spiers and C.J. Peach. 
Deformation of NaCl single crystals at 0.27 Tm < T < 0.44 Tm.
In: Ghorechy, M., Berest, P., Hardy, H.R., Jr., Longer, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt, Trans Tech Publication Series on Rock and Soil Mechanics, 20, 117-128.

1995

Brzesowsky, R.H. 
Micromechanics of sand grain failure and sand compaction. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 133, 180 pp.

de Meer, S. 
Deformation processes in polycrystalline aggregates of gypsum.
Geologica Ultraiectina 132, 211 pp.

de Meer, S. and Spiers, C.J. 
Creep of wet gypsum aggregates under hydrostatic loading conditions. 
Tectonophysics 245, 171-184.

Spiers, C.J. and Takeshita, T. (eds.) 
Influence of fluids on deformation processes in rocks. 
Tectonophysics 245, 117-300.

Vissers, R.L.M., Drury, M.R., Hoogerduijn Strating, E.H., Spiers, C.J. and van der Wal, D. 
Mantle shear zones and their effect on lithosphere strength during continental breakup. 
Tectonophysics 249, 155-171.

1994

den Brok, S.W.J., Meinecke, J. and Roeller, K. 
Fourier transform IR-determination of intragranular water content in quartzites experimentally deformed with and without added water in the ductile deformation field. 
Journal of Geophysical Research 99(B10), 19821-19828.

Franssen, R.C.M.W. 
The rheology of synthetic rocksalt in uniaxial compression. 
Tectonophysics 233, 1-40.

1993

de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J. 
Slip systems in calcite single crystals deformed at 300-800°C 
Journal of Geophysical Research 98(B4), 6397-6409.

Franssen, R.C.M.W.
Rheology of synthetic rocksalt, with emphasis on the influence of deformation history and geometry on the flow behaviour. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 113, 221 pp.

van Keken, P.E., Spiers, C.J., van den Berg, A.P. and Muyzert, E.J.
The effective viscosity of rock salt; implementation of steady state creep laws into numerical models of salt diapirism. 
Tectonophysics 225, 457-476.

Spiers, C.J. and Brzesowsky, R.H. 
Densification behaviour of wet granular salt: theory versus experiment. 
In: Kakihana, H., Hardy, H.R., Jr., Hoshi, T. and Toyokura, K., (eds.), Seventh Symposium on Salt 1, 83-92.

1992

den Brok, S.W.J. 
An experimental investigation into the effect of water on the flow of quartzite. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 95, 178 pp.

1991

de Bresser, J.H.P. 
Intracrystalline deformation of calcite. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 79, 190 pp.

den Brok, S.W.J. and Spiers, C.J. 
Experimental evidence for water weakening of quartzite by microcracking plus solution-precipitation creep. 
Journal of the Geological Society, London 148, 541-548.

Gerretsen, J., Breeuwsma, W.H., de Boorder, H. and Spiers, C.J. 
Mass transfer in a porous medium by thermally driven fluid convection: a numerical model and its application to the Travis Peak Formation, East Texas. 
Geologie en Mijnbouw 70, 175-185.

Peach, C.J. 
Influence of deformation on the fluid transport properties of salt rocks. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 77, 233 pp.

Prij, J., Andre-Jehan, R., Bajos, C., Knowles, N.C., Massal, P.H. and Spiers, C.J. 
Experimental and modelling studies on the deformation behaviour of rocksalt.
EUR Series 13389, 518-535.

Schutjens, P.M.T.M. 
Intergranular pressure solution in halite aggregates and quartz sands: an experimental investigation. 
Geologica Ultraiectina 76, 230 pp.

Schutjens, P.J.T.M. 
Experimental compaction of quartz sand at low effective stress and temperature conditions. 
Journal of the Geological Society, London 148, 527-539.

1990

de Bresser, J.H.P. and Spiers, C.J.
High temperature deformation of calcite single crystals by r+ and f+ slip.
In: Knipe, R.J., Rutter, E.H. (eds.), Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, Geological Society, London, Special Publication 54, 285-298.

Franssen, R.C.M.W and Spiers, C.J.
Deformation of polycrystalline salt in compression and in shear at 250-350C.
In: Knipe, R.J., Rutter, E.H. (eds.), Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, Geological Society, London, Special Publication 54, 201-213.

Spiers, C.J. and Schutjens, P.M.T.M.
Densification of crystalline aggregates by fluid-phase difffusional creep.
In: Barber, D.J. and Meredith, P.G. (eds.), Deformation Processes in Minerals, Ceramics and Rocks, 334-353.

Spiers, C.J., Schutjens, P.M.T.M., Brzesowsky, R.H., Peach, C.J., Liezenberg J.L. and Zwart, H.J.
Experimental determination of constitutive parameters governing creep of rocksalt by pressure solution.
In: Knipe, R.J., Rutter, E.H. (eds.), Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 54, 215-227.

1989

de Bresser, J.H.P.
Calcite c-axis textures along the Gavarnie thrust zone central Pyrenees.
Geologie en Mijnbouw 68, 367-375.

1988

Spiers, C.J.
The effect of brine (inherent or added) on rheology and deformation mechanisms in salt rock.
Second conference on the Mechanical behaviour of Salt, Trans Tech Publications,89-102.

1987

Urai, J.L., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J., Franssen, R.C.M.W. and Liezenberg, J.L.
Deformation mechanisms operating in naturally deformed halite rocks as deduced from microstructural investigations.
Geologie en Mijnbouw 66, 165-176.

1986

de Bresser, J.H.P., Majoor, F.J.M. and Ploegsma, M.
New insights in the structural and metamorphic history of the western Lys-Caillauas massif (Central Pyrenees, France).
Geologie en Mijnbouw 65, 177-187.

Urai, J.L., Spiers, C.J., Zwart, H.J. and Lister, G.S.
Weakening of rock salt by water druing long-term creep.
Nature 324 (6097), 554-557.