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2014:

Hubbard, S.M., Covault, J.A., Fildani, A., and Romans, B.W., 2014, Sediment transfer and deposition in slope channels: Deciphering the record of enigmatic deep-sea processes from outcrop: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 126, p. 857-871.

Benyon, C., Leier, A.L., Leckie, D.A., Webb, A., Hubbard, S.M., and Gehrels, G., 2014, Provenance of the Cretaceous Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada: implications for continental-scale sediment transport: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 84, p. 136-143.

2013:

Raines, M.K., Hubbard, S.M., Kukulski, R.B., Leier, A.L., and Gehrels, G.E., 2013, Sediment dispersal in an evolving foreland: detrital zircon geochronology from Upper Jurassic and Lowermost Cretaceous strata, Alberta Basin, Canada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 25, p. 741-755..

Kukulski, R.B., Hubbard, S.M., Moslow, T.F., and Raines, M.K., 2013, Basin scale stratigraphic architecture of upstream fluvial deposits: Jurassic–Cretaceous foredeep, Alberta Basin, Canada: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 83, p. 704-722.

Fildani, A., Hubbard, S.M., Covault, J.A., Maier, K.L., Romans, Traer, M., and Rowland, J.C., 2013, Erosion at inception of deep-sea channels: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 41, p. 48-61.

Macauley, R.V., and Hubbard, S.M., 2013, Slope channel sedimentary processes and stratigraphic stacking, Cretaceous Tres Pasos Formation slope system, Chilean Patagonia: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 41, p. 146-162.

Kukulski, R.B., Moslow, T.F., and Hubbard, S.M., 2013, Tight gas sandstone reservoir delineation through channel-belt analysis, Late Jurassic Monteith Formation, Alberta Deep Basin: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 61, p. 133-156.

2012:

Fustic, M., Bennet, B., Hubbard, S.M., Huang, H., Oldenburg, T., and Larter, S., 2012, Impact of reservoir heterogeneity and geohistory on the variability of bitumen properties in the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada. In Hein, F.J., Leckie, D., Larter, S., and Suter, J., eds., Heavy oil and oil sand petroleum systems in Alberta and beyond: AAPG Studies in Geology, v. 64, 42 pp.

Miles, B.D., Kukulski, R.B., Raines, M.K., Zonneveld, J.P., Leier, A.L., and Hubbard, S.M., 2012, A stratigraphic framework for Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous gas-bearing strata (Monteith Formaton) in the subsurface of northwest Alberta: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 60, p. 3-36.

Hubbard, S.M., MacEachern, J.A., and Bann, K.L., 2012, Slopes, in Knaust, K. and Bromley, R.G., eds., Trace Fossils as Indicators of Sedimentary Environments: Developments in Sedimentology, Elsevier, v. 64, p. 607-642.

Covault, J.A., Shelef, E., Traer, M., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., and Fildani, A., 2012, Deep-water channel run-out length: insights from seafloor geomorphology: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 82, p. 25-40.

Fustic, M., Hubbard, S.M., Spencer, R., Smith, D.G., Leckie, D.A., Bennett, B., and Larter, S., 2012, Recognition of down-valley translation in tidally influenced meandering fluvial deposits, Athabasca Oil Sands (Cretaceous), Alberta, Canada: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 29, p. 219-132.

2011:

Hubbard, S.M., Smith, D.G., Nielsen, H., Leckie, D.A., Fustic, M., Spencer, R.J., and Bloom, L., 2011, Seismic geomorphology and sedimentology of a tidally influenced river deposit, Lower Cretaceous Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada: AAPG Bulletin, v. 95, p. 1123-1145.

Labrecque, P.A., Hubbard, S.M., Jensen, J.L., and Nielsen, H., 2011, Sedimentology and stratigraphic architecture of a point bar deposit, Lower Cretaceous McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 59, p. 147-171.

Labrecque, P.A., Jensen, J.L., and Hubbard, S.M., 2011, Cyclicity in Lower Cretaceous point bar deposits with implications for reservoir characterization, Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada: Sedimentary Geology, v. 242, p. 18-33.

Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., and Fildani, A., 2011, The stratigraphic evolution of deep-water architecture (thematic volume editorial): Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 609-611.

Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Hubbard, S.M., Covault, J.A., Fosdick, J.C., and Graham, S.A., 2011, Evolution of deep-water stratigraphic architecture, Magallanes Basin, Chile: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 612-628.

Smith, D.G., Hubbard, S.M., Lavigne, J.M., Leckie, D.A., and Fustic, M., 2011, Stratigraphy of counter point bar and eddy accretion deposits in low energy meander belts of the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Northeast Alberta, Canada, in Davidson et al., eds., River to Rock: SEPM Special Publication No. 97, p. 143-152.

2010:

Hubbard, S.M., Fildani, A., Romans, B.W., Covault, J.A., and McHargue, T., 2010, High-relief slope clinoform development: insights from outcrop, Magallanes Basin, Chile: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 80, p. 357-375.

Fildani, A., Hodgson, D., Flint, S., Tankard, A., Weislogel, A., and Hubbard, S.M., 2010, U-Pb ages from the southwestern Karoo Basin, South Africa–Implications for the Permian-Triassic boundary (FORUM): Geology, v. 38, p. e215.

Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Graham, S.A., Hubbard, S.M., and Covault, J.A., 2010, Importance of predecessor basin history on sedimentary fill of a retroarc foreland basin: Provenance analysis of the Cretaceous Magallanes basin, Chile: Basin Research, v. 22, p. 640-658.

2009:

Bauer, D.B., Hubbard, S.M., Leckie, D.A., and Dolby, G., 2009, Delineation of a sandstone-filled incised valley in the Lower Cretaceous Dina-Cummings interval: Implications for development of the Winter Pool, west-central Saskatchewan: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 57, p. 409-429.

Smith, D.G., Hubbard, S.M., Leckie, D.A., and Fustic, M., 2009, Counter point bar deposits: lithofacies and reservoir significance in the meandering modern Peace River and ancient McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada: Sedimentology , v. 56, p. 1655-1669.

Li, W., Jensen, J.L., Ayers, W.B., Hubbard, S.M., and Heidari, M.R., 2009, Comparison of interwell connectivity predictions using Monte Carlo, percolation and geometrical models: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 68, p. 180-186.

Fildani, A., Hubbard, S.M., and Romans, B.W., 2009, Stratigraphic evolution of deep-water architecture: examples of controls and depositional styles from the Magallanes Basin, Chile: SEPM Field Trip Guidebook No. 10 , 73p. (Click here to purchase from SEPM).

Hubbard, S.M., de Ruig, M.J., and Graham, S.A., 2009, Confined channel-levee complex development in an elongate depo-center: deep-water Tertiary strata of the Austrian Molasse basin: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 26, p. 85-112.

Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., and Graham, S.A., 2009, Stratigraphic evolution of an outcropping continental slope system, Tres Pasos Formation at Cerro Divisadero, Chile: Sedimentology , v. 56, p. 737-764.

Covault, J.A., Hubbard, S.M., Graham, S.A., Hinsch, R., and Linzer, H.G., 2009, Turbidite reservoir architecture in complex wedge-top depocenters, Tertiary Molasse foreland basin system, Austria: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 26, p. 379-396 .

2008:

 Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., and Graham, S.A., 2008, Deep-water foreland basin deposits of the Cerro Toro Formation, Magallanes basin, Chile: architectural elements of a sinuous basin axial channel belt: Sedimentology, v. 55, p. 1333-1359.

Hubbard, S.M., and Shultz, M.R., 2008, Deep burrows in submarine fan-channel deposits of the Cerro Toro Formation (Cretaceous), Chilean Patagonia: Implications for Firmground development and colonization in the deep-sea: Palaios, v.23, p. 223-232 .

Fildani, A.F., Romans, B.W., Fosdick, J., Crane, W.H., and Hubbard, S.M., 2008, Orogenesis of the Patagonian Andes as reflected by basin evolution in southernmost South America. in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R., eds., Ores and Orogenesis: Circum-Pacific Tectonics, Geologic Evolution, and Ore Deposits: Arizona Geological Society, Digest 22 , p. 259-268.

2007:

Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., and Graham, S.A., 2007, An outcrop example of large-scale conglomeratic intrusions sourced from deep-water channel deposits, Cerro Toro Formation, Magallanes Basin, Southern Chile, in Hurst, A., and Cartwright, J., eds., Sand Injectites: Implications for Hydrocarbon E & P: AAPG Memoir 87, p. 199-207 .

Hinsch, R., Hubbard, S.M., and Kofler, N., 2007, Stratigraphic trap exploration in a mature basin: play concept development in the Austrian Molasse Basin: Oil and Gas European Magazine, v. 33, p. 172-176.

Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., and Graham, S.A., 2007, Deepwater channel margin architecture, Cerro Toro Formation (Campanian), Cerro Mocho, Chile, in Nilsen, T., Shew, R., Steffens, G, and Studlick, J., eds., Deep-Water Outcrops of the World Atlas: AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p. 128-131.

Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., Erohina, T., and Lowe, D.R., 2007, Facies and internal architecture of deepwater channel fill in the Cerro Toro Formation, Sarmiento Vista, Chile, in Nilsen, T., Shew, R., Steffens, G, and Studlick, J., eds., Deep-Water Outcrops of the World Atlas: AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p. 140-142.

Romans, B.R., Shultz, M.R., Hubbard, S.M., and Graham, S.A., 2007, Tres Pasos Formation at Sierra de los Baguales, Ultima Esperanza District, southern Chile, in Nilsen, T., Shew, R., Steffens, G, and Studlick, J., eds., Deep-Water Outcrops of the World Atlas: AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p. 132-135.

Fildani, A., Crane, W.H., Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., and Shultz, M.R., 2007, Mesozoic through early Tertiary stratigraphic evolution and deep-water deposition of Magallanes Basin, southern Patagonia, Chile, in Nilsen, T., Shew, R., Steffens, G, and Studlick, J., eds., Deep-Water Outcrops of the World Atlas: AAPG Studies in Geology 56, p. 123-124.

1999-2006:

Anderson, K.S., Graham, S.A., and Hubbard, S.M., 2006, Facies, architecture and origin of a reservoir-scale sand-rich succession within submarine canyon fill: Insights from Wagon Caves Rock (Paleocene), Santa Lucia Range, California: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 76, p. 819-838.

De Ruig, M.J., and Hubbard, S.M., 2006, Seismic facies and reservoir characteristics of a deep marine axial channel belt in the Molasse Basin, Puchkirchen Formation, Upper Austria: AAPG Bulletin, v. 90, p. 735-752.

Hubbard, S.M., de Ruig, M.J., and Graham, S.A., 2005, Utilizing outcrop analogs to improve subsurface mapping of natural gas-bearing strata in the Puchkirchen Formation, Molasse Basin, Upper Austria: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 98, p. 52-66.

Shultz, M.R., and Hubbard, S.M., 2005, Sedimentology, stratigraphic architecture, and ichnology of gravity-flow deposits partially ponded in a growth-fault-bounded slope mini-basin, Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 75, p. 440-453.

Hubbard, S.M., Gingras, M.K and Pemberton, S.G., 2004, The palaeoenvironmental implications of trace fossils in estuary deposits of the Cretaceous Bluesky Formation, Cadotte Region, Alberta: Fossils and Strata, v. 51, p. 68-87 .

Hubbard, S.M., Gingras, M.K. Pemberton, S.G. and Thomas, M., 2002, Variability in Estuarine Sandstones: Implications on Subsurface Reservoir Development: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 50, p. 118-137.

Gingras, M.K., Hubbard, S.M., Pemberton, S.G. and Saunders, T.D.A., 2000, The significance of Pleistocene Psilonichnus at Willapa Bay, Washington: Palaios, v.15, p.142-151.

Hubbard, S.M., Pemberton, S.G. and Howard, E.A., 1999, Regional geology and sedimentology of the basal Cretaceous Peace River Oil Sands Deposit, north-central Alberta: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 47, p.270-297.

 

 
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