Dr. Wendy Harrison

Professor
Geochemistry
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
1516 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401
USA

Email: wharriso@mines.edu
Phone: (+1) 303-273-3821
Fax: (+1) 303-273-3859

 

EDUCATION

  • Pre-doctoral Fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington,
    Washington D.C. 1977-1979
  • Ph.D., Geology, 1979, University of Manchester, U.K.
  • B.S., Geology, 1976, University of Manchester, U.K.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Thermodynamic and experimental studies of chemical reactions in aqueous fluids
  • Paleohydrologic and diagenetic evolution of sedimentary basins
  • Environmental mineralogy and geochemistry
  • Fluid-rock interactions during enhanced oil recovery processes
  • Theoretical, experimental, and field studies of acid mine drainage
  • Geology and human health
  • Geoscience undergraduate education

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 2008-2011: Associate Provost, Colorado School of Mines
  • 2008-2011: President’s Executive Committee and President’s Strategic Planning Group
  • 2008: Interim Division Director, Liberal Arts and International Studies
  • 2005-2006: Interim Principal Tutor and Director, McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs for Engineers, Colorado School of Mines
  • 2004: Visiting Scientist, Daresbury Synchrotron Laboratory, UK
  • 2004: Honorary Visiting Lecturer, Manchester University, UK
  • 1995/6; 97/8: Chairman, Geochemistry Program, Colorado School of Mines
  • 1997-present: Professor, Colorado School of Mines
  • 1991-1997: Associate Professor, Colorado School of Mines
  • 1988-1991: Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines
  • 1981-1988: Research Specialist, Exxon Production Research Company, Houston, Texas
  • 1980-1981: National Research Council Fellow, NASA-Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
  • 1979-1980: Visiting Research Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas

 

RESEARCH SUPPORT

  • Research support received since 1988 from the National Science Foundation, Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, Colorado Advanced Software Institute, Environmental Protection Agency, Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment, United States Geological Survey, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Highway Administration, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Arizona State University, major oil companies (including Exxon-Mobil, Amoco, Chevron, EOG Resources, Texaco, Marathon), industrial sponsors (including Western Mining Inc., Placer Dome, Holland Associates, Inc., Adrian Brown, Inc., Parsons Engineering, Hydrosearch, Inc., American Colloid) and several philanthropic foundations. These awards include standard federal research grants, major equipment acquisition grants, educational research awards, unrestricted funds, and direct research contracts. Additionally I have received multiple awards from internal university sources. Details are available upon request.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2006 Outstanding Faculty Member, CSM Alumni Foundation, 2006.
  • Ange Melaragno Service Award, McBride Honors Program, 2006.
  • Association of Geoscience Students “Best Professor Award”, 2001, 2002, 2004.
  • President's Best Paper Award, Colorado Scientific Society, 1994.
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Lecturer, 1991-1992.
  • Dept. of Geology and Geol. Engineering: Teacher of the Year, 1990.
  • National Research Council, Research Associate, 1980-1981.
  • Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Geophysical Laboratory, 1977-1979.

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

  • American Geophysical Union
    Geochemical Society
    Mineralogical Society of America
    International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE

External

 

  • Academic Advisor to the Faculty Fellows Program at Red Rocks Institute for Sustainability in Education (RISE), 2011-ongoing
  • Delegate (invited), “Pathways to College and Beyond: Colorado Community College Summit”. 2011.
  • Technical Expert, American Colloid Corporation: surface characterization of quartz in bentonites. 2003-2010.
  • Expert Witness, Cotter Corporation: aspects of groundwater, surface water, soil, and vegetation contamination resulting from uranium milling activities, Canyon City, Colorado. 1999-2001.
  • Peer Review Panel Member, National Science Foundation:
    –    Division of Undergraduate Education-Classroom Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement: 1996;
    –    Hydrologic Sciences: 2 panels per year between 2004-2007;
    –    Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science Inc. - CUAHSI Management Review 2008;
    –    Partnerships in International Research and Education PIRE: 2009;
    –    Division of Undergraduate Education –Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM 2011;
    –    Division of Undergraduate Education –Advanced Technological Education 2011;
  • Peer Review Panel Chair, National Science Foundation: Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science Inc. - CUAHSI Management Review 2012.
  • Session Chair and Program coordinator, International Council on Acid Rock Drainage, 2000.
  • Advisory Board Member, Groundwater Quality Division, Colorado Geological Survey, 1998-2003.
  • Peer Review Panel Member, Shattuck Superfund Site, Environmental Protection Agency, 1999.
  • Recommendation Committee, Novatis Crop Protection Award, 1998
  • International Secretary, Geochemical Society, 1993-1995
  • Department of Energy Review Panel, Subsurface Science Program 1992-3
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Lecturer, 1991-1992
  • Well Bore Sampling Workshop member, JOI-USSAC-DOE, 1987
  • EQ3/6 Data Base Advisory Committee for Lawrence Livermore National 1984-1988
  • Hydrology Program Member, Project GUIDE (Gulf Investigations and Deep Exploration), Sub-committee of DOSECC Inc., 1986-1988

University Leadership and Administration

  • Associate Provost, Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Faculty, 2008-2011
          Academic leadership, strategic planning, oversight, budgeting, policy development
    and operational administration for Academic Affairs with specific responsibilities for (1)
    the Undergraduate Program (4000 science and engineering students; 13 degree programs);
    (2) Faculty Affairs (250 full-time faculty, 100 research-only faculty, 100 temporary
    faculty); and (3) overarching university management and development. There are six direct
    reports for this position: the Director of Academic Assessment, the Registrar, the
    Academic Advising Coordinator, the Articulation Coordinator, the Office of International
    Programs, and the Director of the Engineering Practices Introductory Course Sequence
    (EPICS).
          Some significant achievements between 2008-2011 include leadership and
    management of:
    –    an initiative to produce sustainable institutional change in the ability of Student Life and Academic Affairs faculty and staff to work cooperatively to enable the success of undergraduate students;
    –    an initiative that changed institutional culture by establishing the instructional faculty as equal partners with the tenure-line faculty in the educational enterprise;
    –    a reduction of credit hour delivery in the lower division by adjunct faculty from 36% to 23% and the addition of 21 new full-time instructional faculty positions;
    –    a strategic cluster hire strategy to strengthen CSM’s research capacity in biological engineering and life sciences, in high performance computing, in nuclear science and engineering, in science and technology policy, and in STEM education; successfully hired 40 new tenure-line faculty, 25% of whom are from underrepresented groups. Six now have NSF-CAREER awards;
    –    summer and international programs that yield over $500,000 in new tuition revenue;
    –    the academic program for a $10M endowment establishing the Harvey Scholarships to promote diversity in elite scholars;
    –    the academic design for a new $11M classroom wing to Marcus Hall;
    –    an increase in first year student retention from 85% to 88%;
    –    a 16-fold increase of students applying for the nationally competitive scholarships;
    –    the design and implementation of an institutional academic assessment program;
    –    numerous policy developments and changes related to a growth in sponsored research volume of 50%, a growth in graduate student enrollment of 50%, and growth in undergraduate student enrollment of 18%.
         Responsibilities in Undergraduate Programs: First Year Program; Sophomore Program; discipline degree program review and accreditation; community college and State-wide articulation agreements; core curriculum; interdisciplinary minor programs; international academic programs; and academic advising oversight.
         Responsibilities in Faculty Affairs: development of hiring strategies, recruitment, new faculty orientation, faculty mentoring, promotion and tenure guidance, faculty performance evaluations; salary management; faculty work load analysis; professional educators program; mentoring and support for new department heads (5 in 3 years); budget development and deployment ($55M in FY11).
         Institutional Responsibilities: Administrative lead for CSM’s 2012 Higher Learning Commission accreditation and Quality Initiative Project in Academic Assessment. FacultyHandbook Committee (Chair), Undergraduate Council (Chair), Curriculum Committee (Chair), Conflict of Interest Management Committee (Chair), Calendar Committee (Chair), and Academic Assessment Committee (interim Chair). Budget Committee, Diversity Committee, Academic Dishonesty Committee, Doctoral Assessment Committee; Academic Affairs liaison to the Faculty Senate. Academic Affairs representative to new construction projects. Institutional representative to Colorado Commission on Higher Education’s general education council (GE25)
         Development Activities: Harvey Scholars Endowment creating full scholarships for (25) academically talented students (academic lead for a $10M gift); Marcus Hall Classroom Wing (academic lead for an $11M construction project); Academic lead for interdisciplinary demonstration project yielding a $7M endowed chair in engineering.
         Colorado Geological Survey Realignment: Institutional lead for strategic realignment of Colorado Geologic Survey from a directly funded state agency to an auxiliary office of Colorado School of Mines. This is a 20 FTE operation, operating budget $3.5M annually (in progress).
  • Institutional Official for Human Subjects Research Oversight and Exemption Reviews, 2010-present
         Responsible for reviewing all human subjects research, approving exemptions, providing investigator training, and coordinating IRB review requests.

  • Principal Tutor & Interim Director, McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs, 2005-2006
         Academic leadership, oversight, budgeting, and administration for a program involving 150 undergraduates, 30 faculty, and a full-time program assistant. Created a strategic plan for the program with focus in public policy for engineers. Led the redesign of the undergraduate curriculum. Led the search for a permanent director with expertise in public policy. Articulated a vision for expansion into graduate education. Initiated annual newsletter and fundraising drives. Proposed and managed program budget including faculty remuneration $1.5M). Staffed seminars with on-campus and adjunct faculty and evaluated faculty performance. Managed student admissions, advising, internship, and foreign study programs, and program social events.

  • Strategic Planning Council, 2003-2004
         Faculty Senate President and representative to university committee developing CSM’s Strategic Plan 2004-2014. Promoted faculty-administration-board consensus and obtained vote of acceptance of plan by the entire faculty body.

  • CSM University Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2001-2004
         Advisory to the Provost; reviews all candidates for promotion and/or tenure following departmental recommendations.

  • Chairman, CSM Interdisciplinary Geochemistry Program, 1995-96, 1997-98
         An interdisciplinary degree program requiring academic oversight for 35 graduate students in MS and PhD programs and 17 faculty with affiliations in either Geology and Geological Engineering or Chemistry Departments.


  •  
Faculty Governance and Committee Service
 
      Senate Committees: Undergraduate Readmission (Chair), Committee on Committees (Chair); Academic Affairs Committee, Undergraduate Readmissions, Committee on Committees, Faculty Affairs, Graduate Council, Undergraduate Council (various terms, some multiple).
     Ad-hoc Committees: Academic Faculty Salary Committee, Academic Planning Council, Analytical Facilities Committee, CCHE Undergraduate Assessment Committee, Calendar Revisions Committee, Ethics across the Campus Committee; Faculty Compensation Committee, Student Substance Abuse Committee, Watson Foundation Fellowship nominations, Petroleum Institute Curriculum Development Committee. Provost Search Committee (2007-2009) (various terms, some multiple).
     Geology and Geological Engineering Department Committees: Soft Rock Faculty Group (Chair); Option Showcase Coordinator; SYGN101 Coordinator; Computer Resource Acquisition Committee; Mineral Analysis Laboratories supervisor. (various terms, some multiple).
 
  • President, CSM Faculty Senate, 2003-2004
  • Executive Committee member, CSM Faculty Senate, 1992 and 1994
  • Senator, CSM Faculty Senate, 1990-1993, 1994-1997, 2001-2004

SYNGERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

  • Leader in developing the application of geochemical and hydrologic simulation as an approach to solving diverse problems in geosciences. From 1981-1995, I worked closely with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory staff and academic colleagues creating software to assure applicability to real-world problems.
  • Active in pedagogy of undergraduate education, including innovative approaches to integrating analytical methods into the undergraduate curriculum, international field experiences, and in leadership of professional development workshops for geoscience faculty.
  • Active in promoting research opportunities for first-generation college undergraduates and minority high school students.
  • Career history of involvement in and leadership of faculty governance.
  • Career history of review of state and federal programs in science and technology.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT THESES

  • J. Ben Wesley: Overpressures and regional fluid flow in the Green River Fm of the Uinta basin - a study of hydrocarbon generation. T-3826; December, 1990; MS
    Andang Bachtiar: Facies and Diagenesis in the Hygiene Member of the Pierre Shale, Denver Basin, Colorado. T- 4021; December, 1991; MS
    Greg Anderson: Depositional and diagenetic controls on the distribution of porosity in the lower Cretaceous Fall River Sandstone, Southern Powder River Basin, Wyoming. T- 4357; May 1993, MS
    Ward Whiteman: Material transfer in shale-encased, valley-fill sandstones, Muddy Formation, Wind River Basin, Wyoming. T-4247; May 1993, MS
    Regina Tempel: Conceptual model and procedure for quantitative evaluation of diagenesis with application to the Eocene Wilcox Group of the Gulf of Mexico basin. T-4346; December, 1993, PhD
    Kenneth J. Esposito: Thermal model for alteration of smectite to illite in the Cascade Mts., Washington. December, 1993; MS
    David C. Keith: Geochemical responses of mixed siliciclastic-carbonate reservoirs to steamflood enhanced oil recovery. T-4564; December 1994; PhD
    Hening Sugiatno: Shaly sand analyses of the East Barrow Gas Field, Alaska. T-4625; December, 1994; MS
    Win Aldy: Well log determination of the organic richness of the Mowry shale in the North Park and Denver basins and the Niobrara Chalk in the Denver basin. T-4611; December, 1994; MS
    Agung Wibawa: Professional Degree, Petroleum Geology, December 1994
    Vincent J. Coringrato: Paleohydrologic Controls on diagenetic trends in the Weber Sandstone, Northeastern Uinta Basin, Utah and northern Piceance Basin, Colorado. T- 4067; December, 1995; MS
    Christine A. Staples: Theoretical geochemical interactions resulting from CO2 disposal on the ocean floor. T4746; May 1996; MS
    Cynthia A. Rice: Variations in minor element abundances in anhydrite from the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation, Paradox basin, Utah and Colorado. December 1996; MS
    Timothy R. Klett: Effects of aqueous carbon dioxide on reservoir quality of carbonate-cemented sandstones. May, 1997; PhD
    Suzanne S. Paschke: Reactive transport of metals between an alluvial aquifer and a natural wetland impacted by acid mine drainage, Tennessee Park, Leadville, Colorado; December, 1998. PhD
    Jeannette Jerz: Acid generation reactions in fluvially-deposited tailings, Arkansas River, Colorado; December, 1998. MS.
    Efem Altinok: Diagenesis of the Burro Canyon Formation, Lisbon Valley Region, Utah- Colorado; December 1998. MS
    Soamwadee Suwanakijiboriharn: Thermodynamics of Ferroan Carbonates under Shallow Crustal Conditions; December, 1999. PhD.
    Kristin Witte: Use of Englemann Spruce (Picea engelmannii) as a biological monitor of changes in the historic metals load in a mining impacted watershed: Waldorf, Colorado; December 2001. MS.
    Heather A. Lowers: Origin of fibrous amphiboles in the Iron Hill carbonatite complex, Gunnison County, Colorado. T5996; May 2005. MS.
    Fairda Malem: Hydrogeochemistry of the Waldorf Mine Waste Dump, Georgetown, Colorado; December 2006. PhD.

 

CURRENT STUDENTS

  • Richard Henry: An experimental investigation of the solubility of fluorite at low temperatures and applications to fluoride concentrations in surface and groundwater. PhD; in progress.

 

TEACHING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

  • Undergraduate

  • Physical Geology-GEOL101
  • Earth Systems Science-GEOL101
  • Earth and Environmental Systems–SYGN101
  • Optical Mineralogy -GEOL212
  • Sedimentary Petrology-GEOL306/7
  • Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate-GEOC/ESGN407
  • Engineering Practices Introductory Course Sequence Project Design-EP202
  • Freshman Success Seminar-CSM101 •McBride Program Technology and Socio-Economic Change-HNRS302
  • McBride Program Foreign Area Study: Brazil-HNRS400
  • Field Studies in Scotland - GEOL498
  • Graduate

  • Evolution of Natural Groundwater Systems-GEGN585
  • Petrology of the Clastic Rocks-GEOL621
  • Clastic Diagenesis-GEOL631
  • Chemical Modeling of AqueousSystems-GEGN684
  • Clay Mineral Characterization-GEOL530
  • Transmitted and Reflected Light Microscopy–GE498
  • Topics in Earth Science Seminar (a) Can Oil and Water Mix? (b) Heat and Mass Transfer in Geochemical Processes (c) Meteorites and Bolides (d) Pegmatites (e) Medical Geology - GE631
  • Graduate Seminar-GEOL607
  • Introduction to College Teaching-SYGN600
  • Professional Short Courses

  • Geochemical Modeling
  • Paleohydrologic Analysis (with C.M. Bethke, Univ. Illinois).
  • Using EQ3/6 – International Groundwater Modeling Center (with S. Paschke).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Abstracts

  • Harrison, W.J., 1977: An experimental study of partitioning of samarium between garnet and liquid at high pressures (Abs.). In "Papers presented to the International Conference on Experimental Trace Element Geochemistry" Sedona, AZ. 1977, pp 41-42.
  • Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1978: Rare earth element partitioning between coexisting immiscible carbonate and silicate liquids and CO2 vapor in the system K2O-Al2O3-SiO2-CO2. In "Abstracts with Program" Geol. Soc. Amer. Annual Mtg., Toronto, 10, p. 514
  • Harrison, W.J., 1979: REE partitioning between garnet peridotite minerals and melts during partial melting. In: "Abstracts with Program" Geol. Soc. Amer. Annual Mtg., San Diego, 11, p.439.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1980: Implications of non-Henry's Law DREE garnet/liquid for petrogenetic models. EOS, 61, p. 1141.
  • Harrison, W.J., P.C. Lindahl, and D.R. Pevear, 1984: Trace elements in pyrites from Green River Fm. oil shales. (abs.) S.E.P.M. Midyear Meeting, San Jose, CA. August 1984.
  • Harrison, W.J. and C.M. Bethke, 1986: Paleohydrologic analysis of interacting meteoric and compactional flow regimes in the U.S.Gulf Coast. In: "Collected Abstracts for the Workshop on Geochemical Modeling", Sept. 14-17, Fallen Leaf Lake, California,1986.
  • Harrison, W.J. and C.M. Bethke, 1986: Paleohydrologic analysis of interacting meteoric and compactional flow regimes in the U.S. Gulf Coast. In: "Abstracts with Program" Geol. Soc. Amer. Annual Mtg., San Antonio, 18, p.630.
  • Bethke, C.M. and Harrison, W.J., 1986: Dynamics of geopressured zones during compaction of the U.S. Gulf Coast Basin. In: "Abstracts with Program" Geol. Soc. Amer. Annual Mtg., San Antonio, 18, p.540.
  • Grabowski, G.J. Jr., S.C. Williams, R.M. Kick, W.J. Harrison, E. McFarlan Jr., S.A. Reeckman, and J. Kauffman, 1987: Aquifer model for early diagenesis and porosity prediction, Smackover Formation (Upper Jurassic), northern Gulf Basin. (Abs.) S.E.P.M. Midyear Meeting, Austin TX.
  • Drez, P.E. and W.J. Harrison, 1987: Do organic acids play a role in diagenesis? (Abs.) AAPG Research Conference "Prediction of Reservoir Quality through Chemical Modelling" Park City, Utah.
  • Drez, P.E., R. Warren and W.J. Harrison, 1987: Possible silicification of tuffaceous sediments by brines from microseepage of hydrocarbons. (Abs.) AAPG Research Conference "Prediction of Reservoir Quality through Chemical Modeling" Park City, Utah.
  • Harrison, W.J., R.H. McCallister, and D.L. Shettel, 1987: A diagenetic model for dolomite formation in Latrobe Group Sandstones, Gippsland Basin, Australia. (Abs.) AAPG Research Conference "Prediction of Reservoir Quality through Chemical Modeling" Park City, Utah.
  • Finkelman, R.B., J.D. Yeakel and W.J. Harrison, 1987; Sodium in coals of the Wasatch Plateau, Utah: Mode of occurrence, geologic controls and possible source. In: "Abstracts with Program" Geol. Soc. Amer. Annual Mtg., Phoenix, 19, p.418.
  • Harrison, W.J. and R.F. Wendlandt, 1987; Geochemical equilibrium calculations of trace element precipitation from seawater. Transactions, A.G.U. EOS, v. 68, p. 1538-1539.
  • Harrison, W.J., and C.M. Bethke, 1988; Paleohydrologic analysis of geopressure development and infiltration of meteoric water in the Gulf of Mexico Basin. (Invited Paper ). EOS, 69, p.630.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1988; Modeling fluid/rock interactions in sedimentary basins (Invited Paper). Workshop on Quantitative Dynamic Stratigraphy, Feb 14-18, 1988, Lost Valley Ranch, Colorado.
  • Harrison, W.J., and C.M. Bethke, 1988; Paleohydrologic analysis of geopressure development and infiltration of meteoric water in the Gulf of Mexico Basin. (Invited Paper). Meeting of the Geological Society (Germany), Evolution of Sedimentary Basins, Feb. 24-26, Julich, West Germany. Terra Cognita 8, p 18.
  • Harrison, W.J., W.J. Holzworth, L.L. Summa, and W-L. Huang 1988; Aluminum in authigenic quartz- a possible indicator of paleofluid chemistry? (Abs.) Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, p. A391.
  • Bethke, C.M., R.F. Wendlandt, and W.J. Harrison, 1988; Predicting chemical reactions in the formation and wellbore. (Abs.).Spectroscopy and Geochemistry Symposium Sept. 28-30, Ridgfield, Connecticut.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., W.J. Harrison and D. Beaty, 1988; A reaction path model for the formation of manto-type massive sulfide replacement deposits at Gilman, Colorado. Transactions, A.G.U., EOS, v. 69, p. 1501.
  • Harrison W.J. and G.D. Thyne, 1989; Organic acids -fact or fiction? (Abs.) Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, p. A272.
  • Harrison W.J., 1990; Paleohydrology of the Gulf of Mexico Basin (Invited abs.) Goldschmidt Conference, May 2-4 1990, Baltimore, MD.
  • Harrison W.J. 1991, Diagenetic pathways in sedimentary basins (Invited abs.). Geological Society of London Conference, May 10, 1991, "Diagenesis and basin development".
  • Summa, L., T.F. Schwartzer, R.J. Pottorf, and W.J. Harrison, 1991; Paleohydrology of the Gulf of Mexico basin: Development of compactional overpressure and timing of hydrocarbon migration relative to cementation (Abs.) International Conference on Basin Modeling, May 1991, Norwegian Petroleum Society.
  • Schwartzer, T.F., Summa L.L., Schroeder F.W., Pottorf R.J., and Harrison W.J., 1991; Integrated modeling of basin fill, paleohydrology, and hydrocarbon migration: exploration application in the Gulf of Mexico: AAPG Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas, April 4, 1991.
  • Pottorf, R.J., Summa, L.L., Schwartzer T.F., and Harrison W.J., 1991; Modeling the interactions of fluids and rocks to predict reservoir quality: applications to the Gulf Coast Frio Formation: AAPG Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas, April 4, 1991.
  • Tempel, R.N. and Harrison W.J., 1991; Diagenetic pathways in sedimentary basins: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, Annual Meeting, San Diego.
  • Thyne, G.D. and W.J. Harrison, 1991; Stability of aluminum oxalate aqueous complexes from 25 - 150C. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, Annual Meeting, San Diego.
  • Keith D. C., Semimbar, H., Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., and Beaty, D., 1993; Laboratory and numerical simulation of fluid-rock interactions during steamflood EOR of a volcaniclastic reservoir: Amer. Chem. Soc.
    symposium on Enhanced Oil Recovery, Denver, CO, April, 1993.
  • Tempel, R.N. and Harrison, W.J. 1993; The roles of pCO2, organic acids, and organic acid anions on clastic diagenesis in the Wilcox Group of the Texas Gulf Coast, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, v. 25, no. 26, p. A202.
  • Tempel, R.N. and Harrison, W.J., 1993; Reaction path models of diagenesis in the Eocene Wilcox Group, Texas Gulf Coast: AGU 1993 Front Range Meeting, Feb 8-10, Golden Colorado.
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1993; Network-based instruction in applied mineralogy in the geological engineering curriculum: EOS v. 74, no. 43, p. 83.
  • Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1993; Integration of advanced analytical applications into the geological engineering curriculum: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, v. 25, no. 26, p. A346.
  • Whiteman, W.A. and Harrison, W.J., 1993; Material transfer in shale encased, valley-fill sandstones, Muddy Formation, Wind River basin, Wyoming: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, v. 25, no. 26, p. A66.
  • Harrison, W.J., Wendlandt, R.F., and Sloan, E.D., 1993; Hydrate formation resulting from CO2 disposal on the seafloor: EOS v. 74, no. 43, p. 370.
  • Whiteman, W.A. and Harrison, W.J., 1994, Investigation of shales as possible sources of authigenic phases in shale-encased, valley-fill sandstones, Muddy Formation, Wind River Basin, Wyoming: AAPG Annual Meeting, June 12-15, 1994, Denver, Colorado
  • Kaszuba, J.P. and Harrison, W.J., 1994; Geochemical modeling of the potential for acid mine drainage from waste rock generated in precious metal mines, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, 1994 Annual Meeting, p A99.
  • Kaszuba, J.P., Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt, R.F., 1995; Geochemical modeling of waste rock leachate generated in precious metal mines: Tailings and Mine Waste '95, Jan 17-19, 1995, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Paschke, S.S. and Harrison W.J., 1995; Metals transport between an alluvial aquifer and a natural wetland impacted by acid mine drainage, Tennessee Park, Leadville, Colorado: Tailings and Mine Waste '95, Jan 17-19, 1995, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Anderson, Greg P. and Harrison, W.J., 1995; Depositional and diagenetic controls on the distribution of porosity in the lower Cretaceous Fall River Sandstone: 1995 Rocky Mountain Section Meeting AAPG.
  • Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1995, Integration of advanced analytical applications into the geological engineering curriculum: American Association for Engineering Education, Annual Meeting, June 25-28, Anaheim, CA.
  • Thyne, G.D., Bjorlykke, K., and Harrison W.J., 1996; Chemical reaction and solute transport rates as constraints on diagenetic models: AAPG Annual Meeting, San Diego, May 19-22, 1996, p. A75-A76.
  • Klett, T.R., Harrison, W.J., and Wendlandt, R.F., 1996; Effects of carbon dioxide on sandstone reservoir quality: AAPG Annual Meeting, San Diego, 1996.
  • Staples C.A., Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt, R.F., 1996; Theoretical Geochemical Interactions Resulting from Carbon Dioxide Disposal in Deep Ocean Trenches : Chapman Conference on Crater Lakes, Terrestrial Degassing and Hyper-acid Fluids in the Environment, September 4 - 9, 1996, Crater Lake, Oregon.
  • Chastain, L.M., Neugebauer, B., Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., and Barquero, J, 1996; Rock-water reactions Within the Crater Lake of Poas Volcano, Costa Rica - A Preliminary Report: Chapman Conference on Crater Lakes, Terrestrial Degassing and Hyper-acid Fluids in the Environment, September 4 - 9, 1996, Crater Lake, Oregon.
  • Suwanakijboriharn, S and Harrison W.J., 1996; Solubility of iron (II) carbonate at temperatures between 25 and 70o and 1 atm total pressure: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, Denver CO 1996.
  • Harrison, W.J., Wendlandt, R.F., Jecha-Ernstberger, J., Simon, J.I., and Chastain, E.A., 1997; Acid Buffering Capacity and Metals Mobility in Acid-Impacted Agricultural Soils, San Luis Valley, Colorado; in Program with Abstracts, Fourth International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Open File Report 97-496, Wanty R.B., Marsh S.P. and Gough, L.P. (eds), p. 34-35.
  • Jerz, J., Ranville, J., Harrison, W.J., 1997: Laboratory leaching behavior of an Arkansas River fluvial tails deposit, Leadville Colorado ; in Program with Abstracts, Fourth International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Open File Report 97-496, Wanty R.B., Marsh S.P. and Gough, L.P. (eds), p. 40.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., Jecha-Ernstberger, J., Simon, J.I., and Chastain, E.A., 1998: Integrated experimental and numerical simulations of acid buffering capacity in soils from the San Luis Valley, Colorado: Tailings and Mine Waste '98.
  • Harrison, W.J., Wendlandt, R.F., Jecha-Ernstberger, J., Simon, J.I., and Chastain, E.A., 1997: Acid Buffering Capacity and Metals Mobility in Acid-Impacted Agricultural Soils, San Luis Valley, Colorado: Annual Amer. Inst. Prof. Geol. Legislative Reception, Jan 28, 1997, Denver Colorado.
  • R.F. Wendlandt, W.J. Harrison, J.I. Simon, E.A. Chastain, J.J. Ernstberger, 1998: Weathering of arid-climate soil by acid metal-rich irrigation water: Part I - Clay mineral control of acid buffer capacity. Scripta Fac. Sci. Nat. Univ. Masaryk. Brno., v 26, p.52-53.
  • W.J. Harrison, R.F. Wendlandt, E.A. Chastain, J.I. Simon, J.J. Ernstberger, 1998: Weathering of arid-climate soil by acid metal-rich irrigation water: Part II- Experimental and theoretical predictions of metals mobility. Scripta Fac. Sci. Nat. Univ. Masaryk. Brno., v 26, p.53-54.
  • K. Witte, I. Ridley, R. Wanty, and W. Harrison, 2000: Metals cycling in an alpine wetland affected by acid mine drainage: 22nd Annual National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs Conference, Sept 24-27, 2000, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
  • K. Witte, R. Wanty, I. Ridley, and W. Harrison, 2001: Use of tree ring chemistry to evaluate natural baselines and historic metal loads from a base-metal mine and mill, Colorado, USA. Earth Systems Processes, Global Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 24-28, 2001.
  • K. Witte, R. Wanty, I. Ridley, and W. Harrison, 2001: Use of tree ring chemistry to evaluate natural baselines and historic metal loads from a base-metal mine and mill, Colorado, USA. Geological Society of America, Boston 2001: Annual Meeting and Exposition Abstracts, p.133
  • Harrison, W.J., R.F. Wendlandt, and A.E. Wendlandt, 2002: The low temperature aqueous stability and solubility of apatite structure arsenates of lead, barium, and strontium and the uptake of arsenic by hydroxyapatite (abs.) Presented at: International Mineralogical Association 18th General Meeting, Sept 1-6, 2002, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Wendlandt A.E., W.J. Harrison and R.F. Wendlandt, 2002: Investigation of hydroxyapatite as a means of removing dissolved arsenic from potable water. (abs) Presented at: Geological Society of America Annual
  • Cogoini M., Elmore R.D., Engel M.H., Katz B., Bishop J.L., and Harrison W.J., 2002: Thermal treatment of clays resulting in magnetic mineral formation in a smectite –an analogy to low burial conditions. EOS Trans. AGU 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP11A-1078, 2002.
  • Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt R.F., 2003: Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-arid Climate – An Engineering Application of Petrology. EOS Trans. AGU 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED-41C-1186, 2003.
  • Lowers, H., Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., and Meeker, G., 2004: Origin of fibrous amphiboles in the Iron Hill Carbonatite Complex, Gunnison County, Colorado. GSA Abstracts with Programs 36(5).
  • Govert, A., Wendlandt, R.F., and Harrison, W.J., 2004: Characterization of montmorillonite surface coatings on respirable quartz. GSA Abstracts with Program 36(5).
  • Hitzman M.W., Chapman, L.H., Humphrey J.D., Harrison W.J., 2004: Lithostratigraphy, diagenesis, and carbonate cement isotope characterization of Upper Devonian Old Red sandstones; Implications for fluid flow during diageneis. GSA Abstracts with Program 36(5).
  • Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison W.J., Vaughan D.J. and Wincott, P., 2005: Surface coatings on quartz grains in
    bentonites and their relevance to human health: Invited paper, Goldschmidt Conference May 21-25, Idaho, USA.(Invited)
  • Harrison W.J., Wendlandt R.F., Charnock J.M. and Henderson C.M.B., 2005: Spectroscopic investigations of the adsorption of As onto bovine bone. (Abs.) Goldschmidt Conference May 21-25, Idaho, USA.
  • Harrison W.J., Miller R.L., Streveler R.A., and Sacks A.B., 2006: Curriculum design for the Engineer of 2020: Faculty create a public affairs curriculum for engineering undergraduates: American Society for Engineering
    Education, 113th Annual ASEE Conference, Chicago, Il., June 18-21, 2006.
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison W.J., 2006: Ammonium sulfate evaporites in uranium mill tailings ponds. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V31D-0603.
  • Harrison W.J., Miller, R.L., Olds, B.M., and Sacks, A.B., 2006: Teaching Public Policy in the Earth Sciences – CSM’s McBride Honors Program. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract ED31A-1358.(Invited)
  • Harrison W.J., 2007: Science in the Service of Society: Bridging Basic Research with Regulatory Agencies and the General Public; National Science Foundation, Invited Presentation September 5, 2007.
  • Harrison W.J., 2007: Addressing Water Quality Impacts of Oil Shale Development – Modern Approaches for an Old Problem. Abstract, 27th Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado School of Mines, October 13-15, 2007.
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison W.J., 2008: Control of Montmorillonite Surface Coatings on Quartz Grains in Bentonite by Precursor Volcanic Glass. Eos Trans. American Geophysical Union 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V23D-2165.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., Schmidt, M.P., and Harrison, W.J., 2009: Complex genetic evolution of surface coatings on respirable quartz grains controls cytotoxicity in the lung. Clay Mineral Society Annual Meeting, Billings MT, June 2009. File 48.

Published Papers

  • Harrison, W.J., 1978: Rare earth element partitioning between garnets, pyroxenes and melts at low trace element concentrations. Carnegie Inst. Washington Yr. Bk., 77, pp 682-689.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., and W.J. Harrison, 1978: Rare earth element partitioning between co-existing immiscible carbonate and silicate liquids and CO2 vapor in the system K2O-2O3-SiO2-CO2.Carnegie Inst. Washington Yr. Bk., 77, pp 695-703.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., and W.J. Harrison, 1978: Rare earth element partitioning between co-existing immiscible carbonate and silicate liquids and CO2 vapor: Results and implications for the formation of light rare earthenriched rocks. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 69, pp 409-419.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1979: An experimental investigation of the partitioning of a REE, samarium, between garnets and melts at high temperatures and pressures: In "Progress in Experimental Petrology", Fourth Report of Research supported by N.E.R.C., pp 59-67.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1979: Rare earth elements partitioning between garnet lherzolite minerals and melts during partial melting. Carnegie Inst. Washington Yr. Bk., 78, pp 562-568.
  • Harrison, W.J., and R.A. Weeks, 1979: Results from an electron spin resonance investigation of the site occupancy of gadolinium in pyrope garnet. Carnegie Inst. Washington Yr. Bk., 78, pp 568-572.
  • Mysen, B.O., D. Virgo, W.J. Harrison, and C.M. Scarfe, 1980: Mechanism of H2O solubility in silicate melts at high temperatures and pressures. Carnegie Inst. Washington Yr. Bk., 79, pp 568-572.
  • Mysen, B.O., D. Virgo, W.J. Harrison, and C.M. Scarfe, 1980: Mechanism of H2O solubility in silicate melts at high temperatures and pressures. Amer. Mineral. 65, pp 900-914.
  • Harrison, W.J., and B.J. Wood, 1980: An experimental investigation of the partitioning of REE between garnet and liquid with reference to the role of defect equilibria. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 72, pp 145-155.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1981: Partition coefficients for REE between minerals and melts during partial melting of a garnet lherzolite. Amer. Mineral. 66, pp 242-259.
  • Harrison, W.J. 1981: Partition coefficients for REE between garnet and liquid: Implications of non-Henry's Law behavior for models of basalt origin and evolution. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 45, pp 1529-1544.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., J.S. Huebner and W.J. Harrison, 1982: The redox potential of boron nitride and implications for its use as a crucible material in experimental petrology. Amer. Mineral. 67, pp 170-174.
  • Bethke, C.M., W.J. Harrison, C. Upson and S.P. Altaner, 1988: Supercomputer analysis of sedimentary basins. Science, 239, pp 261-267.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1989: Modeling fluid/rock interactions in sedimentary basins. In: T.A. Cross (Ed.) Quantitative Dynamic Stratigraphy, Elsevier, p. 195-232.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., W.J. Harrison and D. Beaty 1989; A reaction path model for the formation of manto-type massive sulfide replacement deposits at Gilman, Colorado. Econ. Geol., Monograph 7, Carbonate-Hosted Sulfide Deposits of the Central Colorado Mineral Belt, p 246-254.
  • Beaty D.W., Cunningham C.G., Harrison W.J., Landis J.S., Merchant J.S., Naeser C.W., and Wendlandt R.F., 1990; Origin of ore deposits at Gilman Colorado, Part VI: Discussion and summary of the genetic model. Econ. Geol., Monograph 7, Carbonate-Hosted Sulfide Deposits of the Central Colorado Mineral Belt, p 255-265.
  • Harrison, W.J. and L.L. Summa, 1991: Paleohydrologic analysis of geopressure development and incursion of meteoric water in the Gulf of Mexico. Am. Journ. Sci., v. 291, p. 109-176.
  • Harrison, W.J., D.R. Pevear and P.C. Lindahl, 1991: Trace elements in pyrites from Green River Formation oil shales. In: M.Tuttle (Ed.) Geochemical Studies of Green River Oil Shales, USGS Bulletin, 1973A-G, p. D1-23.
  • Harrison, W.J. and G.D. Thyne 1992: Predictions of diagenetic reactions in the presence of dissolved organic acids. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, v. 56, p. 565-586.
  • Thyne G.D., Harrison W.J., and Alloway, M.D. 1992: Experimental study of the stability of the Al-oxalate complexation at 100 oC and calculation of the effects of the complexation in clastic diagenesis: in Kharaka, Y. K. and Maest A.S., eds., Water Rock Interaction Volume 1, Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposiumon Water Rock Interactions, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1992, p. 353-357.
  • Tempel R.N. and Harrison, W.J., 1992: Reaction path modeling of diagenesis inthe Eocene Wilcox Group of the Texas Gulf Coast: in Kharaka, Y. K. and Maest A.S., eds., Water Rock Interaction Volume 1, Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Water Rock Interactions, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1992, p. 1091-1097.
  • Harrison, W.J. and Tempel, R.N., 1993: Diagenetic pathways in sedimentary basins: in Robinson, A. and Horbury, A., eds., Paleohydrology and Diagenesis in Sedimentary Basins, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology, 36, p. 69-86.
  • Keith D. C., Semimbar, H., Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., and Beaty, D., 1993: Laboratory and numerical simulation of fluid-rock interactions during steamflood EOR of a volcaniclastic reservoir: Preprints Symposia,Div. of Petroleum Chemistry, Inc., American Chemical Society, vol 38, p. 176-180.
  • Harrison, W.J. and Thyne G.D., 1994: Geochemical models of water-rock interactions in the presence of organic acids: Chapter 12 in: Pittman, E.D. and Lewan M.D., eds., Role of Organic Acids in Geological Processes, Springer-Verlag.
  • Kaszuba, J.P., Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt, R.F., 1995: Geochemical modeling of waste rock leachate generated in precious metal mines: Tailings and Mine Waste '95, p. 23-34.
  • Paschke, S.S. and Harrison W.J., 1995: Metals transport between an alluvial aquifer and a natural wetland impacted by acid mine drainage, Tennessee Park, Leadville, Colorado: Tailings and Mine Waste '95, p. 43-54.
  • Harrison, W.J., Wendlandt, R.F., and Sloan, E.D., 1995: Geochemical interactions resulting from CO2 disposal on the seafloor: Applied Geochemistry, v. 10, p. 461-475.
  • Harrison, W.J. and Thyne, G.D., 1995: Reply to the comment by R.M. Kettler, D.A. Palmer, and D.J. Wesolowski on "Predictions of diagenetic reactions in the presence of dissolved organic acids': Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, v. 59, p. 3853-3856.
  • Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1995: Integration of advanced analytical applications into the geological engineering curriculum: American Association for Engineering Education, Annual Conference Proceedings, v. 1, p 1805-1815.
  • Klett, T.R., Wendlandt, R.F., and Harrison W.J., 1996: Effects of aqueous carbon dioxide on reservoir quality of carbonate cemented sandstones: Final report: U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Anderson, Greg P. and Harrison, W.J., 1997: Depositional and diagenetic controls on porosity distribution at Buck Draw Field, Campbell and Converse Counties, Wyoming: 1997 Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook-Prospect to Pipeline, T.J. McCutcheon and J.A. McCutcheon (eds), p. 99-108.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., Harrison, W.J., Jecha-Ernstberger, J., Simon, J.I., and Chastain, E.A., 1998: Integrated experimental and numerical simulations of acid buffering capacity in soils from the San Luis Valley, Colorado: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste ‘98, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp 679-688.
  • Keith D.A., Harrison, W.J., Wendlandt, R.F., Carpenter, A.B. and Daniels, E.J., 1998: Geochemical responses of mixed siliciclastic carbonate reservoirs to steamflood enhanced oil recovery: Applied Geochemistry, v.13, p. 491-507.
  • Harrison, W.J., 1998: Basin-Wide Diagenetic Patterns: Integrated Petrologic, Geochemical and Hydrologic Considerations (book review), EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, v.79, p. 479.
  • Cardon, G., Kelley, G., Wendlandt R.F., Harrison W.J., Gilley J, and Gilley M., 1998: Impact of acidic irrigation water on the acid buffering capacity of Alamosa River Basin Soils: Final Report, Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment, 146p.
  • Darabaris, J., Rogers, P., Hatheway, A., Goode, J.W., Schaffer, S., Back, D., Harrison, W., Shackleford, C.E., 1999: Five Year Review Report: S.W. Shattuck Chemical Company, Inc. Superfund Site, Denver, Colorado. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 1999: Environmental Geoscience Summer Camp Field Guide; 60p. CSM.
  • Witte, K, Ridley, W.I., Wanty R.B. and Harrison W.J., 2000: Preliminary assessment of the use of Englemann Spruce (Piecea englmanni) to monitor historical trends in trace metal movement in a mining-impacted wetland, Waldorf, Colorado: in Clift, A.E. (Ed) Proceedings of the 22nd Annual National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs Conference, Sept 24-27, 2000, Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Denver Colorado.
  • Tempel R.N. and Harrison, W.J., 2000: Simulation of burial diagenesis in the Eocene Wilcox Group of the Gulf of Mexico Basin: Applied Geochemistry, v. 15, 1071-1084.
  • Paschke, S.S., Harrison, W.J., Walton-Day, K., 2001: Effects of acidic recharge on the groundwater system at the St. Kevin Gulch site, Colorado, in Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis; Special Publication, Geological Society of London, 2001.
  • Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt R.F., 2003: Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-arid Climate – An Engineering Application of Petrology. Student Laboratory Exercise http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology/teaching_materials.html
  • Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt R.F., 2003: Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-arid Climate – An Engineering Application of Petrology. Instructor Guide http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology/teaching_materials.html
  • K. Witte, R. Wanty, I. Ridley, and W. Harrison, 2004: Metals cycling in a sub-alpine fen (Waldorf, Colorado: Preliminary results of an on-going study. USGS Prof. Paper, K. Smith (Ed.).
  • K. Witte, R. Wanty, and I. Ridley, 2004: Englemann Spruce (Piecea englmanni) as a biological monitor of changes in soil metal loading related to past mining activity. Applied Geochemistry, 19. 1367-1376. (published by student without advisor acknowledgment).
  • Harrison W.J., 2004: Review of Environmental Applications of Geochemical Modeling by Zhi and Anderson. http://www.ngwa.org/publication/gw/bookrev.html
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison W.J., 2005: Report on Investigations of Solids and Liquids Produced by Milling Operations: White Mesa Mill, Utah. Final Report, USGS and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 35p. Creates a Public Affairs Curriculum for Engineering Undergraduates. American Association of Engineering Education, Proceedings of the Annual Conference (electronic), Chicago, Illinois, June 18-21, 2006.
  • Wendlandt R.F., Harrison W.J., and Vaughan, D.J., 2007: Surface coatings on quartz grains in bentonites and their relevance to human health: Applied Geochemistry, 22, 2290-2306.
  • Harrison W.J. and Wendlandt R.F., 2007: Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-arid Climate - Clay Mineralogy in a Geological Engineering Context. Journal of Geoscience Education, 55, 295-309.
  • Harrison W.J., 2007: Addressing Water Quality Impacts of Oil Shale Development – Modern Approaches for an Old Problem. Proceedings of 27th Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado School of Mines (digital media publication).
  • Bell, A.M.T., Henderson, C.M.B., Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 2008: Rietveld refinement of Ba5(AsO4)3Cl from high-resolution synchrotron data. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online ISSN 1600-5368.
  • Bell, A.M.T., Henderson, C.M.B., Wendlandt, R.F. and Harrison, W.J., 2009: Rietveld refinement of Sr5(AsO4)3Cl from high-resolution synchrotron data. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online ISSN 1600-5368.
  • Henderson, C.M.B., Bell, A.M.T., Charnock, J.M., Knight, K.S., Wendlandt, R.F., Plant, D.A., and Harrison, W.J., 2009: Synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy and X-ray powder diffraction studies of the structure of johnbaumite [Ca10(AsO4)6(OH,F)2] and synthetic Pb-, Sr- and Ba-arsenate apatites and some comments on the crystal chemistry of the apatite structure type in general. Mineralogical Magazine, June 2009, Vol. 73(3), pp. 165–186.
  • Henderson, C.M.B., Bell, A.M.T., Charnock, J.M., Plant, D.A.,Wendlandt, R.F., Knight, K.S., and Harrison, W.J., 2011: Structural and crystal chemical relations of natural and synthetic Ca-, Pb-, Sr-, and Ba-arsenate apatites determined using X-ray absorption spectroscopy and synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction. American Mineralogist; submitted.
  • Wendlandt R.F. and Harrison W.J., 2011: CSM in Scotland: Rediscovering the roots of geology. in preparation.


Reports for Exxon Production Research Company

The following reports, written between 1982-1987, have restricted distribution, and have not been released for publication in open literature. Additional information is available on request.

  • Harrison, W.J., R.J. Mitro and P.H. Monaghan (1982): A geochemical model for diagenesis in the Prudhoe Bay Field. EPR.220ES.82, 55 p.Harrison, W.J. (1983): Application of a chemical equilibrium algorithm to the geochemistry of spent oil shale leachates. EPR.16EX.83, 60 p.
  • Harrison, W.J. and P.H. Monaghan (1985): A method for assessing the risk of silica cementation in reservoirs resulting from diagenesis of smectite. EPR.61EX.85, 45 p.
  • McCallister, R.H. and W.J. Harrison (1985): Gippsland Basin reservoir quality study. EPR.157ES.85, 65 p.
  • Finkelman, R.B., J.D. Yeakel, and W.J. Harrison (1986): Sodium in coals from the Wasatch Plateau, Utah: Mode-of-occurrence, geologic controls and possible source. EPR.EX.86,164 p.
  • Huang, W-L. and W.J. Harrison (1986): Fluid-rock ratios for illite formation at reservoir conditions: EQ3/6 predictions. EPR.65EX.86, 39 p.
  • Wendlandt, R.F., and W.J. Harrison (1986): Geochemistry of marine, anoxic condensed sections: 1. Geochemical equilibrium calculations of trace element precipitation from seawater. EPR.65EX.86, 13 p.
  • Harrison, W.J. (1987): Predicting incursions of meteoric groundwater from sea-level changes: An example from the Gulf Coast Jurassic Smackover Formation. EPR.16EX.87, 33 p.
  • Harrison, W.J. (1987): Assessment of reservoir quality potential, Monterey and related Cenozoic Formations, Northern California. EPR.32ES.87, 145 p.
  • Summa, L.L., W.J. Harrison, C.A. Crocetti and D.H. Horowitz (1987): Diagenesis of clastic sediments from rift basins of Southern Chad: Recognition of a meteoric regime. EPR.26EX.87, 25 p.
  • Summa, L.L., T.F. Schwartzer and W.J. Harrison (1989): Paleohydrology of Cenozoic sediments from South Texas and the Western Gulf of Mexico, with emphasis on the Oligocene Frio Fm. EPR.94ES.89.

 

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