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Topical Bibliography

Literature references for George W. Shurr are arranged in three separate topical bibliographies: Shallow Gas, Continental Tectonics, and Cretaceous Rocks.

A complete bibliography that includes all abstracts, published papers and limited-distribution reports arranged chronologically, is available upon request.

SHALLOW GAS

Shurr, G.W., and J.L. Ridgley, 2002, Unconventional shallow biogenic gas systems, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 86, p. 1939-1969.

Shurr, G.W., 2001, Basin margin gas in the Rocky Mountains and adjacent Great Plains, in D. Anderson, E. Coalson, J. Robinson, and J. Estes-Jackson, eds., Gas in the Rockies: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Guidebook, p. 223-239.

Shurr, G.W., 2000, Basin margin is worthy target in Williston Basin: Oil and Gas Journal, v. 98, no. 9, p. 71-74.

Shurr, G.W., 1998, Shallow gas play around the margins of the Williston Basin, in J.E. Christopher, C.F. Gilboy, D.F. Paterson, and S.L. Bend, eds., Eighth International Williston Basin Symposium: Saskatchewan Geological Society Special Publication 13, p. 129-139.

Shurr, G.W., F.D. Wosick, and D.D. Rice, 1993, Evidence for naturally fractured reservoirs in the Bowdoin and Phillips Sandstones, Bowdoin Dome, Montana, in L.D.V. Hunter, ed., Energy and Mineral Resources of Central Montana: Montana Geological Society, Billings, p. 117-127.

Shurr, G.W., L.M. Monson, and D.F. Lund, 1990, Importance of Landsat linear features in hydrocarbon exploration on Fort Peck Reservation, northeastern Montana in Geologic Remote Sensing: Proceedings of the Eighth Thematic Conference, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, v. 1, p. 45-58.

Shurr, G.W., and D.D. Rice, 1987, Geologic setting and potential for natural gas in the Niobrara Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of the Williston Basin in J.A. Peterson, ed., Williston Basin, Exploration Model for a Cratonic Petroleum Province: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Symposium, p. 245-257.

Shurr, G.W., 1984, Regional setting of the Niobrara Formation in the northern Great Plains: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 68, no. 5, p. 598-609.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1980, Major gas resources in shallow, tight pays seen for northern Great Plains: Oil and Gas Journal, May 12, p. 178-194.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1980, Shallow, low-permeability reservoir of Northern Great Plains-assessment of their natural gas resources: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, p. 969-987.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonism, gas potential in west South Dakota: Oil and Gas Journal, November 6, p. 98-103.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonic controls on Cretaceous sedimentation and potential gas occurrences in western South Dakota, in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 283-292.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1978, Potential for major natural gas resources in shallow, low permeability reservoirs of the northern Great Plains in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 265-281.

CONTINENTAL TECTONICS

Shurr, G.W., 2000, Architectonics of Cedar Creek Anticline, in R.A. Schalla and E. Johnson, eds., 50th Anniversary Symposium: Montana Geological Society, v. 1, p. 97-107.

Ashworth, A.C., R.C. Benton, F.F. Biek, E.C. Murphy, G.W. Shurr, K.K. Stevens, and D.O. Terry, 1996, A field guide to Tertiary tectonism in the Northern Great Plains, in C.J. Paterson and J.G. Kirchner, eds., Guidebook to the geology of the Black Hills, South Dakota: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Bulletin 19.

Shurr, G.W., A.C. Ashworth, R. Benton, E.C. Murphy, and R.F. Biek, 1996, Regional framework for Tertiary tectonism in the Northern Great Plains, in C.J. Paterson and J.G. Kirchner, eds., Guidebook to the geology of the Black Hills, South Dakota: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Bulletin 19, p. 129-134.

Shurr, G.W., A.C. Ashworth, R.B. Burke, and P.E. Diehl, 1995, Tectonic controls on the Lodgepole play in northern Stark County, North Dakota--perspectives from surface and subsurface studies, in L.D.V. Hunter, ed., Proceedings of the Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium: Montana Geological Society, p. 203-208.

Shurr, G.W., and L.M. Monson, 1995 Tectonic setting and paleotectonic history of Fort Peck Reservation in northeastern Montana, in L.D.V. Hunter, ed., Proceedings of the Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium: Montana Geological Society, p. 11-12,

Shurr, G.W., 1995, Tectonic setting of horizontal Bakken production in southwestern North Dakota, in L.D.V. Hunter, ed., Proceedings of the Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium: Montana Geological Society, p. 23-29.

Shurr, G.W., C.L. Nelson, and I.W., Watkins, 1994, Recent tectonics in the Northern Great Plains as expressed on Landsat and fractal dimensions of drainage networks, in Land information from space-based systems: Proceedings of the Twelfth Pecora Remote Sensing Symposium, p. 89-97.

Shurr, G.W., R.H. Hammond, and R.F. Bretz, 1994, Cretaceous paleotectonism and post depositional tectonism in south-central South Dakota--an example of epeirogenic tectonism in continental lithosphere, in G.W. Shurr, G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, eds., Perspectives on the eastern margin of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper 287, p. 237-256.

Monson, L.M., and G.W. Shurr, 1993, Remote sensing applications in the assessment of natural resources on the Fort Peck Reservation, Montana in Proceeding of the Ninth Thematic Conference on Geologic Remote Sensing: Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, v. 1, p. 431-443.

Shurr, G.W., B.S. Larson, and I.W. Watkins, 1989, The basement block mosaic beneath the Montana plains in D.E. French, ed., Montana Centennial Volume: Montana Geological Society, p. 299-310.

Shurr, G.W., and I.W. Watkins, 1989, Basement blocks, tectonics, and fluid movement-- “seeping” through the sedimentary cover in Remote Sensing for Exploration Geology: Proceedings of the Seventh Thematic Conference Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, v. 1, p. 501-517.

Shurr, G.W., I.W. Watkins, and A.L. Lisenbee, 1988, Possible strike-slip components on monoclines at the Powder River Basin - Black Hills Uplift margin, in R.P. Diedrich, M.A.K. Dyka, and W.R. Miller, eds., Eastern Powder River Basin - Black Hills: Wyoming Geological Association Thirty Ninth Field Conference Guidebook, p. 53-65.

Shurr, G.W., and D.D. Rice, 1986, Paleotectonic controls on deposition of the Niobrara Formation, Eagle Sandstone, and equivalent rocks (Upper Cretaceous), Montana and South Dakota, in J.A. Peterson, ed., Paleotectonics and Sedimentation in the Rocky Mountain Region, United States: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 41, p. 193-211.

Shurr, G.W., 1982, Geological significance of lineaments interpreted from Landsat images near the northern Black Hills, in J.E. Christopher and J. Kaldi, eds., Fourth International Williston Basin Symposium Proceedings: Saskatchewan Geological Society Special Publication No. 6, p. 313-320.

Shurr, G.W., 1981, Lineaments as basement-block boundaries in western South Dakota in D.W. O’Leary, ed., Proceedings of Third International Conference on Basement Tectonics: p. 177-184.

Shurr, G.W., 1979, Upper Cretaceous tectonic activity on lineaments in western South Dakota: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1374, 25 p.

Shurr, G.W., 1979, Lineament control of sedimentary facies in the northern Great Plains, United States in Proceedings of Second International Conference on Basement Tectonics: p. 413-422.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonism, gas potential in west South Dakota: Oil and Gas Journal, November 6, p. 98-103.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonic controls on Cretaceous sedimentation and potential gas occurrences in western South Dakota, in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 283-292.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Landsat lineaments in western South Dakota: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-249.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1978, Potential for major natural gas resources in shallow, low permeability reservoirs of the northern Great Plains in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 265-281.

CRETACEOUS ROCKS

Shurr, G.W., R.H. Hammond, and R.F. Bretz, 1994, Cretaceous paleotectonism and post depositional tectonism in south-central South Dakota--an example of epeirogenic tectonism in continental lithosphere, in G.W. Shurr, G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, eds., Perspectives on the eastern margin of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper 287, p. 237-256.

Dyman, T.S., W.A. Cobban, J.E. Fox, R.H. Hammond, D.J. Nichols, W.J. Perry, Jr., K.W. Porter, D.D. Rice, D.R. Setterholm, G.W. Shurr, R.G. Tysdal, J.C. Haley, and E.B. Campen, 1994, Cretaceous rocks from southwestern Montana to southwestern Minnesota, Northern Rocky Mountains, and Great Plains Region in G.W. Shurr, G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, eds., Perspectives on the eastern margin of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper 287, p. 5-26.

Shurr, G.W., G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, 1994, Introductory remarks, in G.W. Shurr, G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, eds., Perspectives on the eastern margin of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper 287, p. 1-4.

Shurr, G.W., G.A. Ludvigson, and R.H. Hammond, eds., 1994, Perspectives on the eastern margin of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper 287, 264 p.

Shurr, G.W., F.D. Wosick, L.M. Monson and J.R. Fanshawe, 1989, Judith River Formation in eastern Montana--inner shelf sand ridges and paleotectonism, in D.E. French and R.F. Grabb, eds., Geologic Resources of Montana, v. 1: Montana Geological Society Centennial Guidebook, p. 115-130.

Shurr, G.W., L.O. Anna, J.A. Peterson, 1989, Zuni Sequence in the Williston Basin - evidence for paleotectonism: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 73, p. 68-87.

Shurr, G.W., C.L. Nelson, and J.T. Jenkins, Jr., 1988, Prediction of sandstone geometry in the Upper Cretaceous Shannon Sandstone in the Northern Powder River Basin, in R.P. Diedrich, M.A.K. Dyka, and W.R. Miller, eds., Eastern Powder River Basin - Black Hills: Wyoming Geological Association Thirty Ninth Field Conference Guidebook, p. 217-228.

Shurr, G.W., J.P. Gilbertson, R.H. Hammond, D.R. Setterholm, and P.M. Whelan, 1987, Cretaceous rocks on the eastern margin of the Western Interior Seaway - a field guide for western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota, in N.H. Balaban, ed., Fieldtrip Guidebook for Quaternary and Cretaceous Geology of West-central Minnesota and adjoining South Dakota: Minnesota Geological Survey Guidebook Series No. 16, p. 47-84.

Shurr, G.W., and D.D. Rice, 1986, Paleotectonic controls on deposition of the Niobrara Formation, Eagle Sandstone, and equivalent rocks (Upper Cretaceous), Montana and South Dakota, in J.A. Peterson, ed., Paleotectonics and Sedimentation in the Rocky Mountain Region, United States: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 41, p. 193-211.

Shurr, G.W., 1984, Geometric hierarchy of sandstone bodies in the Shannon Sandstone Member near the northern Black Hills, Montana and South Dakota: Earth Science Bulletin, v. 15, p. 25-44.

Shurr, G.W., and J. Reiskind, 1984, Stratigraphic framework of the Niobrara Formation (Upper Cretaceous) in North and South Dakota, in D.F. Stott, ed., Mesozoic of Middle North America: Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 9, p. 205-219.

Shurr, G.W., 1984, Regional setting of the Niobrara Formation in the northern Great Plains: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 68, no. 5, p. 598-609.

Shurr, G.W., 1984, Geometry of shelf sandstone bodies in the Shannon Sandstone of southeastern Montana, in R.W. Tillman and C.T. Siemers, eds., Siliciclastic shelf sediments: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication No. 34, p. 63-84.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1983, Patterns of sedimentation and paleogeography across the Western Interior Seaway during time of deposition of Upper Cretaceous Eagle Sandstone and equivalent rocks, northern Great Plains, in M.W. Reynolds and E.D. Dolly, eds., Mesozoic Paleogeography of west-central United States: Rocky Mountain Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Rocky Mountain Paleogeography Symposium 2, p. 337-358.

Rice, D.D., G.W. Shurr, and D.L. Gautier, 1982, Revision of Upper Cretaceous nomenclature in Montana and South Dakota in Contributions to Stratigraphy: US Geological Survey Bulletin 1529-H, p. 99-104.

Shurr, G.W., 1981, Cretaceous sea cliffs and structural blocks on the flanks of the Sioux Ridge, South Dakota and Minnesota in Cretaceous stratigraphy and sedimentation in northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska, and southeast South Dakota: Iowa Geological Survey Guidebook Series, no. 4, p. 25-41.

Shurr, G.W., and J.L. Sieverding, 1980, Preliminary synthesis of subsurface stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation (Upper Cretaceous) in the northern Great Plains: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-1255, 18 p.

Shurr, G.W., 1980, Geologic setting of the Pierre Shale (Upper Cretaceous) in the northern Great Plains: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-675, 8 p.

Shurr, G.W., 1980, Exposures of Greenhorn Formation and Carlile Shale (Upper Cretaceous) at Lake Traverse in western Minnesota: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 6, p. 942-945.

Shurr, G.W., 1979, Upper Cretaceous tectonic activity on lineaments in western South Dakota: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1374, 25 p.

Shurr, G.W., 1979, Lineament control of sedimentary facies in the northern Great Plains, United States in Proceedings of Second International Conference on Basement Tectonics: p. 413-422.

Shurr, G.W., 1979, Upper Cretaceous rocks at Lake Traverse in western Minnesota: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-379, 10 p.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonism, gas potential in west South Dakota: Oil and Gas Journal, November 6, p. 98-103.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Paleotectonic controls on Cretaceous sedimentation and potential gas occurrences in western South Dakota, in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 283-292.

Shurr, G.W., 1978, Landsat lineaments in western South Dakota: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-249.

Rice, D.D., and G.W. Shurr, 1978, Potential for major natural gas resources in shallow, low permeability reservoirs of the northern Great Plains in Williston Basin Symposium, 24th Annual Conference Proceedings of the Montana Geological Society: p. 265-281.

Shurr, G.W., 1977, The Pierre Shale, northern Great Plains; A potential isolation medium for radioactive waste: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-776, 27 p.

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