R. A. Bauer
M.S. Engineering Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coal mine subsidence, earthquake emergency response, induced seismicity, geomechanics & CO2 sequestration, soil & rock properties & foundations and excavation
Illinois Basin-Decatur Project CO2 Sequestration, Energy Frontier Research Center-Geologic Storage of CO2
Williams, R.A., Bauer, R.A., Boyd, O.S., Chung, J., Cramer, C.H., Gaunt, D.A., Hempen, G.L., Hoffman, D., McCallister, N.S., Prewett, J.L., Rogers, J.D., Steckel, P.J., and Watkins, C.M., 2009, St. Louis area earthquake hazards mapping project—December 2008–June 2009 Progress Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009–1245, 7 p.
Bauer, R.A., 2010, Products and capabilities of the science/engineering community for emergency response. In Witt, E.C. III, ed., Proceedings of preparing for a significant Central United States earthquake – science needs of the response and recovery community: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5173, 76p.
Bauer, R.A., W-J. Su, and N. Kawamura, 2010, Geological Factors in Siting and Design of Facilities and Infrastructure, in Eds. Kolata and Nimz, Geology of Illinois, Illinois State Geological Survey, pp. 385-394.
Illinois Seismic Safety Task Final Report, 2011, 285 pp.
National Research Council, 2011, National Earthquake Resilience; Research, Implementation and Outreach, pp. 263.
Bauer, R.A., 2013, Mine Subsidence in Illinois: facts for homeowners. Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 569 2nd Edition, 20 p.
Ismail, A., A. Stumpf and R. Bauer, 2014, Seismic characterization of glacial sediments in central Illinois; Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol. 101, pp. 1-10.
Lee, D.W., F. Mohamed, R. Will, R. Bauer, and D. Shelander, 2014, Integrating mechanical earth models, surface seismic, and microseismic field observations at the Illinois Basin – Decatur Project; Energy Procedia 63, pp. 3347-3356.
Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, 2015, Potential injection-induced seismicity associated with oil & gas development: A primer on technical & regulatory considerations informing risk management and mitigation, pp. 141.