*Denotes students advised;**Denotes postdocs supervised.
Williams, R.T. and Fagereng, A. (Accepted). The Role of Quartz Cementation in the Seismic Cycle: A Critical Review. Reviews of Geophysics
Williams, R.T. (Accepted pending revision). Comment on “Spatial changes in inclusion band spacing as an indicator of temporal changes in slow slip and tremor recurrence intervals” by Nishiyama et al. Earth, Planets, and Space.
Bateman, K.M., Wilson, C.G., Williams, R.T., Tikoff, B., Shipley, T.F. (Accepted pending revision). Explicit instruction of scientific uncertainty in an undergraduate geoscience field-based course. Science and Education.
Bateman, K., Williams, R.T., Shipley, T., Tikoff, B., Pavlis, T., Wilson, C., Cooke, M., Fagereng, A. (Accepted pending revision). Strategies for effective UAV use in geological field studies based on cognitive science principles. Geosphere.
Williams, R.T. and Kirkpatrick, J.D. (2022). Are low-frequency earthquake moments area- or slip-limited? A rock record examination. Geophysical Research Letters, published online January 2022.
**Romano, C.R. and Williams, R.T. (2022). Evolution of fault-zone hydromechanical properties in response to different cementation processes. Lithosphere, 2022, 1.
Williams, R.T., Rowe, C.D., Savage, H.M., Okamoto, K., Eves, E. (2021) How Fault Rocks Form and Evolve in the Shallow San Andreas Fault. G-Cubed, published online November 2021.
Williams R.T. (2021). Poisson behavior leads to bias when testing for periodicity in the paleoseismic record of large earthquakes. Seismological Research Letters, published online October 2021.
Phillips, N. J., & Williams, R. T. (2021). To D or not to D? Re-evaluating particle-size distributions in natural and experimental fault rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 553, 116635.
Williams, R.T., Sharp, W.D., Goodwin, L.B., Mozley, P.S. 2019. U-Th dating of syntectonic calcite veins reveals the dynamic nature of fracture cementation and sealing in faults. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 46, n. 22, p. 12900-12908.
Williams, R.T., Davis, J.R., Goodwin, L.B. 2019. Do large earthquakes occur at regular intervals through time? A perspective from the geologic record. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 46, n. 14, p. 8074-8081. Cited: 4
Williams R.T. 2019. Co-seismic boiling cannot seal faults: implications for the seismic cycle. Geology, v. 47, no. 5, p. 461-464.
Williams, R.T., Beard, B.L., Goodwin, L.B., Sharp, W.D., Johnson, C.M., Mozley, P.S. 2019. Using radiogenic isotopes to find a ‘drop in a bucket’ – a fingerprint of multi-kilometer-scale fluid pathways driving fault-valve behavior. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 125, p. 262-269.
Walker, J.D., Tikoff, B., Newman, J., Clark, R., Ash, J., Good, J., Bunse, E.G., Moller, A., Kahn, M., Williams, R.T., Michels, Z., Andrew, J.E., Rufledt, C. 2019. StraboSpot data system for Structural Geology. Geosphere, v. 15.
Williams, R.T., Goodwin, L.B., Sharp, W.D., Mozley, P.S. 2017. A 400,000-year record of earthquake frequency for an intraplate fault. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 114, n. 9, p. 4983-4898.
Williams, R.T., Goodwin, L.B., Mozley, P.S. 2016. Diagenetic controls on the evolution of fault-zone architecture and permeability structure: implications for fault-zone fluid transport in extensional basins. GSA Bulletin, v. 129, n. 3-4, p. 464-478.
Williams, R.T., Goodwin, L.B., Mozley, P.S., Beard, B.L., Johnson, C.M. 2015b. Tectonic controls on fault zone flow pathways in the Rio Grande rift, New Mexico, USA. Geology, v. 43 n. 8, p. 723-726.
Williams, R.T., Farver, J.R., Onasch, C.M., Winslow, D.F. 2015a. An experimental investigation of the role of microfracture surfaces in controlling quartz precipitation rate: applications to fault zone diagenesis. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 74, p. 24-30.