Selected Publications


Doctoral Dissertation

Charles D. Howell Jr., "The Outcrop Stratigraphic Framework, the Scales of Facies Architecture, and Superior Temporal Resolution Sedimentation Estimates for the Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming" University of Texas at Dallas, unpublished dissertation, pending 2012


Selected Publications

Junaid Sadeque, Janok P. Bhattacharya, James A MacEachern and Charles D. Howell Jr., "Differentiating Amalgamated Parasequences in Deltaic Settings Using Ichnology: An Example From the Upper Turonian Wall Creek Member of the Frontier Formation, Wyoming" SEPM short course notes #52, 2009; p. 343-362

Charles D. Howell Jr. and Janok P. Bhattacharya, "Parasequence Stacking Patterns and Stratigraphic Compartmentalization in the Upper-Turonian Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming" pending review, American Association of Petroleum Geologists: AAPG Bulletin, 2012

Charles D. Howell Jr. and Janok P. Bhattacharya, "Bedset-scale Delta Front Facies Architecture of a Top-truncated Mixed-influence Delta Lobe, Upper-Turonian Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Wyoming" pending review, SEPM Journal of Sedimentary Research: 2012

Charles D. Howell Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya and James A MacEachern, "Realizing Superior Temporal Resolution Sedimentation Rates for a Turonian Greenhouse Delta Front, Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Wyoming" pending review, SEPM Journal of Sedimentary Research: 2012

Howell, C. D. Jr., Bhattacharya, J.P. and MacEachern, J.A. (2007), "Bedset Sedimentation Rates in a Turonian Greenhouse Delta Front, Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming" In Ichnological Application to Sedimentological and Sequence Stratigraphic Problems, ed. J.A. MacEachern, M.K. Gingras, K.L. Bann and S.G. Pemberton, Society for Sedimentary Geology Research Conference, Price, pp 81-84.

Keumsuk Lee, George A. McMechan, M. Royhan Gani, Janok P. Bhattacharya Xiaoxian Zeng and Charles D. Howell, Jr., "3-D Architecture and Sequence Stratigraphic Evolution of a Forced Regressive Top-Truncated Mixed-Influenced Delta, Cretaceous Wall Creek Sandstone, Wyoming, U.S.A." Journal of Sedimentary Research; April 2007; v. 77; no. 4; p. 303-323

Keumsuk Lee, Xiaoxian Zeng, George A. McMechan, Charles D. Howell Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya, Fanny Marcy and Cornel Olariu, "A GPR survey of a delta-front reservoir analog in the Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Wyoming" AAPG Bulletin; September 2005; v. 89; no. 9; p. 1139-1155

Charles D. Howell, Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya, and Adam B. Robinson, "Scales of Facies Architecture in Top-truncated Lowstand Delta Lobes, Upper-Cretaceous Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A." Wyoming Geological Association Guide Book, 2001; p. 93


Special Publications

James A. MacEachern, Kerrie L. Bann, Janok P. Bhattacharya, Charles D. Howell, Jr., "Ichnology of Deltas: Organism Responses to the Dynamic Interplay of Rivers, Waves, Storms and Tides" River Deltas—Concepts, Models, and Examples.  SEPM Special Publication No. 83, 2005; p. 49-85


Abstracts & Conference Proceedings

Charles D. Howell, Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya, and Adam B. Robinson, 2001, "Scales of Facies Architecture in Top-truncated Lowstand Delta Lobes, Upper-Cretaceous Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A." AAPG 2001 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Charles D. Howell, Jr. and Janok P. Bhattacharya, 2004, "Geology and Stratigraphic Architecture of the Upper-Cretaceous Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming:  An Outcrop Analog for Top-truncated Mixed- influence Lowstand Deltas" AAPG 2004 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Charles D. Howell, Jr. and Janok P. Bhattacharya, 2003, "Reservoir-scale Stratigraphic Compartmentalization within the Turonian Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming" AAPG/SEG 2003 expo  Houston, Texas

Charles D. Howell, Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya, and James A MacEachern, 2004, "Estimates of Sedimentation Rates from Sediment and Faunal Interactions within an Ancient Delta Lobe, Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A." AAPG 2004 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Charles D. Howell, Jr., Janok P. Bhattacharya, Adam B. Robinson, and William R. Griffin, "Topographically Controlled, Mixed-influence Top-truncated Deltas: Turonian Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation Wyoming, U.S.A." AAPG 2003 Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, Utah

Janok P. Bhattacharya, Adam B. Robinson, Cornel Olariu, Michael M. Adams, Charles D. Howell, Jr., 2001, "Terminal Distributary Channels, Cretaceous Panther Tongue Sandstone, Utah" AAPG 2001 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Janok P. Bhattacharya, Adam Robinson, Cornel Olariu, Michael M. Adams, Chuck D. Howell, Jr., 2001, "Distributary Channels, Fluvial Channels or Incised Valleys?" AAPG 2001 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Janok P. Bhattacharya, Brian J. Willis, Charles D. Howell, Jr., 2001, "Top-Truncated, Lowstand Deltas in the Cretaceous Interior Seaway of North America" AAPG 2001 Annual Meeting Denver, Colorado

Janok P. Bhattacharya, Charles D. Howell, Jr., Fanny Marcy, George A. McMechan, Cornel Olariu and Xiaoxian Zeng, "Facies Architecture of an Ancient Delta Front Deposit Using GPR: Cretaceous Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Wyoming"  AAPG 2002

Bhattacharya, J. P., Lee, K., Howell Jr., C. D., Gani, M. R., McMechan, G. A., Olariu, C., Zeng, X, "3-D Sedimentological and Geophysical Studies of Clastic Reservoir Analogs: Facies Architecture, Reservoir Properties and Flow Behavior within Delta Front Elements of the Cretaceous Wall Creek Member, Frontier Formation, Wyoming" CheveronTexaco, 2002

Janok P. Bhattacharya, Adam B. Robinson, Cornel Olariu, Michael M. Adams, Charles D. Howell, Jr., Rucsandra M. Corbeanu, "Distributary Channels, Fluvial Channels or Incised Valleys?" AAPG Southwest Section Meeting 2001 Dallas, Texas

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