Geology and Geological Engineering

Dr. Kurt Katzenstein
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Publications and Abstracts

  1. Grigg, K. M., Katzenstein, K. W., (2013), Using InSAR and Groundwater Pumping Data to Model Land Subsidence from Coalbed Methane Production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  2. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2013) Evaluating Potential Land Subsidence Induced by Groundwater Withdrawal from the Indian Wells Valley, CA Using InSAR, Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  3. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2013), InSAR Analysis of Ground Surface Deformation in Cedar Valley, Iron County, Utah, Utah Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Publication 13-5, 44 pages.

  4. Koth, K. R, Long, A., Davis, K., Irons, T., Roggenthen, W., Katzenstein, K., McKaskey, J., (2013), Geophysical Methods for Characterization of Karst Features in the Madison Aquifer, Proceedings of the Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference, Rapid City, SD

  5. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2012) Investigating Subsidence Resulting from Ground Water Withdrawal in the Cedar Valley, Utah Region Using InSAR, Abstract H31F-1174 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

  6. Bell, John W., Katzenstein, Kurt, (2012) InSAR Analysis of Aquifer-System Response to 20 Years of Mine-Dewatering in the Carling Gold Trend, North-Central Nevada, Abstract H24C-03 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

  7. Yarbrough, Lance D., and Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2012) Development of Teaching Modules for Geology and Engineering Coursework Using Terrestrial LiDAR Scanning Systems, Abstract IN43B-1523 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

  8. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2012) Investigation of Subsidence in the Cedar Valley, UT Area Using InSAR, , Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geology, Salt Lake City, UT.

  9. Grigg, Kathleen M., Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Davis, Arden D., (2012) Using InSAR technology and groundwater pumping data to model land subsidence from coal bed methane production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Proceedings of the Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference, Rapid City, SD.

  10. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2012) InSAR Identifies Subsidence Resulting from Coalbed Methane Production in the San Juan Basin, Colorado and New Mexico, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.

  11. Grigg, Kathleen M., Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Davis, Arden D., (2012) Using Insar Technology and Groundwater Pumping Data to Model Land Subsidence from Coal Bed Methane Production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.

  12. Katzenstein, Kurt, W., (2011) InSAR as a Tool for Monitoring Ground-Surface Response to Coal Bed Methane Production, Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists, Anchorage, AK.

  13. Katzenstein, Kurt W., Uzunlar, Nuri, (2011) A Field Camp Geared Towards Geological Engineering Majors, Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists, Anchorage, AK.

  14. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2010) Monitoring Surface Response to Coal Bed Methane Production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming Using InSAR, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  15. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2010) InSAR-Identified Land Subsidence Resulting from CBM Production, Powder River Basin, WY, New Horizons Oil & Gas Conference, Rapid City, SD (Invited Presentation)

  16. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2010) InSAR-Identified Surface Subsidence Resulting from Coal Bed Methane Production in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Rapid City, SD.

  17. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2009) InSAR Identified Surface Deformation in the Black Hills Region of South Dakota and Wyoming, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Portland, OR.

  18. Katzenstein, Kurt W., Bell, John W., Watters, Robert J., and Stetler, Larry D., (2009) Calibration of an RMR Based Method of Predicting Dewatering-Induced Bedrock Subsidence Using InSAR and Hydrostatic Water Level Systems at Two Major Dewatering Sites, Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geology, South Lake Tahoe, NV.

  19. Katzenstein, K. W., Bell, J. W., and Watters, R. J., (2008) One Dimensional Bedrock-Aquifer Subsidence Model Based on InSAR-Observed Mine Subsidence in North-Central Nevada, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31B-0654.

  20. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2008) Mechanics of InSAR-Identified Bedrock Subsidence Associated with Mine-Dewatering in North-Central Nevada,(Ph. D. Dissertation), University of Nevada, Reno.

  21. Bell, John W., Katzenstein, Kurt W., Oppliger, Gary L., and Hammond, William C., (2008) InSAR Search for Earthquakes Across the Sierra Nevada-Basin and Range Transition Zone, Abstract #S23B-1892 presented at 2008 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

  22. Katzenstein, Kurt W., Bell, John W., and Watters, Robert, J., (2008) One Dimensional Bedrock-Aquifer Subsidence Model Based on InSAR-Observed Mine Subsidence in North-Central Nevada, Abstract # G31B-0654 presented at 2008 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

  23. Katzesntein, Kurt W., Bell, John W., and Watters, Robert J., (2007) InSAR Identifies Mine-Dewatering Associated Bedrock Compaction and Subsidence in North-Central Nevada, Abstract #G51C-0625 presented at 2007 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-8 Dec.

  24. Katzenstein, Kurt W., Bell, John W., and Watters, Robert J. (2007) InSAR-Identified Bedrock Compaction and Subsidence Associated with Mine-Dewatering in North-Central Nevada, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  25. Katzenstein, Kurt W., Bell, John W., Zhan, Johnny, and Listerud, Bill, (2007) InSAR Identified Bedrock Subsidence Associated with Mine-Dewatering in Central Nevada, Annual Meeting of the Nevada Water Resources Association, Sparks, NV.

  26. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Bell, John W., (2006) Bedrock Subsidence Associated with Mine-Dewatering Identified by InSAR in Central Nevada, Abstract #H51D-0516 presented at 2006 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

  27. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Bell, John W., (2006) Using InSAR to Delineate Groundwater Related Ground Deformation in the Great Basin, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Philadelphia, PA.

  28. Watters, Robert J., and Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2006) Factors Influencing Subsurface Failure Geometry in Large-Scale Volcano Collapse, Annual Meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Anchorage, AK.

  29. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Bell, John W., (2006) InSAR Reveals Aquifer Response to Groundwater Use in the Yucca Mountain - Amargosa Valley - Ash Meadows Region, Southwestern Nevada/Southeastern California, Annual Conference of the Nevada Water Resources Association, Mesquite, NV.

  30. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Bell, John W., (2005) InSAR Reveals a Potpourri of Deformation Signals in the Yucca Mountain - Amargosa Valley - Death Valley Region, Southwestern Nevada/Southeastern California, Abstract #G51C-0844 presented at 2005 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

  31. Katzenstein, Kurt W., (2004) Limit Equilibrium Analysis of the May 18, 1980 Rockslide-Avalanche at Mount Saint Helens, Washington, Utilizing Geotechnical Strength Data (M.S. Thesis), University of Nevada, Reno.

  32. Watters, Robert J., Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Thelen, Weston A. (2003) Calibration of Rockfall Simulation Programs, 54th Annual Highway Geology Symposium, Burlington, VT.

  33. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Watters, Robert J., (2003) Influence of the Geotechnical Properties of Dacite Domes on the 1980 Failure of Mt. St. Helens, Abstract #V51F-0337 presented at 2003 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

  34. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Watters, Robert J., (2003) Insights into the Nature of the May 18, 1980 Catastrophic Landslide at Mt. St. Helens Utilizing Geotechnical Strength Data, Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geology, Vail, CO.

  35. Katzenstein, Kurt W., and Watters, Robert J., (2002) Reappraisal of the May 18, 1980 Failure of Mt. St. Helens WA., Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geology, Reno, NV.

contact: Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering, 501 E. Saint Joseph St., SDSMT, Rapid City, SD 57701
phone: (605)394-5113 / fax: (605)394-6703 / email: kurt.katzenstein@sdsmt.edu