Sun, L., Khan, S. D., Sarmiento, S., Lakshmikantha, M. R., Zhou, H., 2017. Ground-based hyperspectral imaging and terrestrial laser scanning for fracture characterization in the Mississippian Boone Formation. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 63, 222-233, DOI; 10.1016/j.jag.2017.08.008

Crupa, W. E., Khan, S. D., Huang, J., Khan, A. S., Kasi, A., 2017. Active tectonic deformation of the western Indian plate boundary: A case study from the Chaman Fault System. Jour. of Asian Earth Sciences, 452-468, DOI; 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.08.006

Abir, I., Khan, S. D., Aziz, G., Tariq, S., 2017. Bannu Basin, fold-and-thrust belt of northern Pakistan: Subsurface imaging and its implications for hydrocarbon exploration. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 85, 242-258; doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.05.023

Hartzell, P., Glennie, C., Khan, S. D., 2017. Terrestrial Hyperspectral Image Shadow Restoration through Lidar Fusion. Remote Sensing, 353, 9, 421; doi:10.3390/rs9050421

Alonso de Linaje, V., Khan, S. D., 2017. Mapping of diagenetic processes in sandstones using imaging spectroscopy: A case study of the Utrillas Formation, Burgos, Spain.Sedimentary Geology, 353, 114-124; doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.03.010

Biber,K., Khan, S. D., Bhattacharya, J. Barton, M. D., and Glennie, C. 2017. Quantitative characterization of shales within tidally-influenced fluvial valley fill deposits of the Ferron Sandstone, Eastern Utah - implications for hydrocarbon exploration. AAPG Bulletin, in press, doi: 10.1306/01111715108.

Kasi, A. K., Bayraktar, H.,Khan, S. D., Kasi, A., 2017. Recurring emergence of the mud islands on shelf of the Arabian Sea along the Makran Coast of Pakistan - Historical perspective using remote sensing techniques. JGSI,90(2), 201-208.

Krupnik, D., Khan, S. D. 2017. Hydrocarbon microseepage-related geobotanical analysis in and around oil fields. TLE, 36(1), 12-23, doi:10.1190/tle36010072.1.


Okyay, U., Khan, S. D., Lakshmikantha, M. R., Sarmiento, S., 2016. Ground-Based Hyperspectral Image Analysis of the Lower Mississippian (Osagean) Reeds Spring Formation Rocks in Southwestern Missouri. Remote Sensing, 8, 1018; doi:10.3390/rs8121018

Krupnik, D. and Khan, S. D., Okyay, U., Hartzell, P., Zhou, H., 2016. Study of Upper Albian rudist buildups in the Edwards Formation using ground-based hyperspectral imaging and terrestrial laser scanning. Sedimentary Geology, 345, 154-167.

Huang, J., Khan, S. D., Ghulam, A., Crupa W., Abir, I. A., and others. 2016.Study of Subsidence and Earthquake Swarms in theWestern Pakistan. Remote Sensing, 8, 956; doi:10.3390/rs8110956.

Sun, L., & Khan, S. D., 2016. Ground-based hyperspectral remote sensing of hydrocarbon-induced rock alterations at cement, Oklahoma. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 1243-1253

Snyder, C. J., Khan, S. D., Bhattacharya, J. P., Glennie, C., Seepersad, D., 2016. Thin-bedded reservoir analogs in an ancient delta using terrestrial laser scanner and high-resolution ground-based hyperspectral cameras. Sedimentary Geology, 342, 154-164.

Haynie, K. L.,& Khan, S. D., 2016. Shallow subsurface detection of buried weathered hydrocarbons using GPR and EMI. Marine and Petroleum Geology 77, 116-123, I. A.,

Ahmad, L., Shah, M. T., Khan, S. D., 2016. Reflectance spectroscopy and remote sensing data for finding sulfide-bearing alteration zones and mapping geology in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Earth Science Informatics, 9(1), 113-121. DOI 10.1007/s12145-015-0239-x

Okyay, U., & Khan, S. D., 2016. Remote detection of fluid-related diagenetic mineralogical variations in the Wingate Sandstone at different spatial and spectral resolutions. International Journal of Applied Observation and Geoinformation, 44, 70-87


Abir, I. A., Khan, S. D., Ghulam, A., Tariq, S., Shah, M. T. 2015. Active Tectonics of Western Potwar Plateau-Salt Range, Northern Pakistan from InSAR Observations and Seismic Imaging, Remote Sensing of Environment, 168, 265-275.

Bhattacharyya, P., Bhattacharya, J. P., Khan, S. D., 2015. Paleo-channel reconstruction and grain size variability in fluvial deposits, Ferron Sandstone, Notom Delta, Hanksville, Utah, Sedimentary Geology, 325, 17-25.

Biber, K., Khan, S. D., Shah, M. T., 2015. The source and fate of mercury in Hunza Riverbasin, Northern Areas, Pakistan. Hydrological Processes, 29, 579-587. DOI:10.1002/hyp.10175.

Huang, J., Van Nieuwenhuise, D., Khan, S. D., 2015. Seismic in Downtown Houston for an Integrated Approach to Identifying Faults and Hazards. GCAGS Journal, 4, 147-154.

Rehman, A., Shah, M. T., Khan, S. D., Ahmad, L., 2015. Investigation for gold and base metals mineralization and petrochemical studies of the host rocks, Shagari Bala, Skardu, Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciencs, 48(1), 16-30.


Khan, S. D., Huang, Z., Karacay, A., 2014. Study of ground subsidence in northwest Harris county using GPS, LiDAR, and InSAR techniques. Natural Hazards, 73:1143-1173 DOI 10.1007/s11069-014-1067-x

Khan, S. D., Abdel, A. M., Fathy, M. S., 2014. Remote sensing and geophysical investigations of Moghra Lake in the Qattara Depression, Western Desert, Egypt. Geomorphology, 207, 10-22.

Quintanar, J., Khan, S. D., Fathy, M. S., Zalat, A. A., 2014. Remote sensing, planform, and facies analysis of the Plain of Tineh, Egypt for the remains of the defunct Pelusiac River. Sedimentary Geology, 297, 16-30.

Hartzell, P., Glennie, C., Biber, K., Khan, S. D., 2014. Application of Multispectral LiDAR to Automated Virtual Outcrop Geology. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 88, 147-155.

Kassi, A. M., Khan, S. D., Bayraktar, H., and Kasi.A. K., 2014. Newly Discovered Mud Volcanoes in the Coastal Belt of Makran Pakistan - Tectonic Implications. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 7(11), 4899-4909.

Rehman, G., Ahmad, S., Khan, S. D., Ali, F., Ali, T., Khan, S. F., 2014. Threat of Glacial Lake outburst Flood to Tehsil Gupis from Khukush Lake, District Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. Natural Hazards, 70, 1589-1602.

Sheikh, L., Shah, M. T., Khan, S. D., and Ahmad, L., 2014. Investigation for gold and base metals mineralization and petrochemical characteristics of the rocks of Golo Das and surrounding areas, District Ghizar, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences 47(2), 15-27.

Miandad, S., Shah, M. T., Khan, S. D., and Ahmad, L., 2014.Investigation for gold and base metals mineralization and petrochemical characteristics of the rocks of upper parts of Bagrot valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 47 (2), 29-48.


Khan, S. D., Stewart, R. R., Otoum, M., Chang, L., 2013. A geophysical investigation of the active Hockley Fault Sytem near Houston, Texas. Geophysics, 78(4), B177-B185.

Ul-Hadi, S., Khan, S. D., Owen, L. A., Khan, A. S., Hedrick, K. A., Caffee, M. W. 2013. Slip-rates along the Chaman fault: implication for transient strain accumulation and strain partitioning along the western Indian plate margin. Tectonophysics, 608, 389-400.

Khan, A. S., Khan, S. D., Kakar, D. M., 2013. Land subsidence and declining water resources in Quetta Valley, Pakistan. Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, 70, 2719-2727, DOI 10.1007/s12665-013-2328-9.

Ahmad, I., Khan, S. D., Lapen, T., Burke, K., Jehan, N., Isotopic ages for alkaline igneous rocks, including a 26 Ma ignimbrite, from the Peshawar plain of northern Pakistan and their tectonic implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 62, 414-424. doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.10025.

Ul-Hadi, S., Khan, S. D., Owen, L., Khan, A. S., 2013. Geomorphic response to an active transpressive regime: a case study along the Chaman strike-slip fault, western Pakistan. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38, 250-264. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3272.

Ahmad, I., Khan, S. D., Lapen, T., and Jehan, N. 2013. U-Pb zircon ages for the porphyritic microgranite of the Shewa-Shahbazgarhi Complex, district Mardan, North Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences 46 (1), 13-18.


Khan, S. D., Chen, L., Ahmad, S., Ahmad, I., Ali, F. Lateral Structural Variation along the Kalabagh Fault Zone, NW Himalayan Foreland Fold-and-Thrust Belt, Pakistan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 50, 79-87.

Ozyavas, A., Khan, S. D., Role of Submarine Mud Volcanoes on the Caspian Sea level Change. Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, 65, 1821-1830.

Petrovic, A., Khan, S. D., Thurmond, A. K. Reflectance Spectroscopy and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Investigations of Hydrocarbon-Induced Surficial Rock Alterations in Wingate Sandstone, Lisbon Valley, Utah, Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology,35, 292-308.

Sagintayev, Z., Sultan, M., Khan, S. D., Khan. S. A., Mahmood, K., Yan, E., Milewski, A., Marsala, P. A Remote Sensing Contribution to Hydrologic Modeling in Arid and Inaccessible Watersheds, Pishin Lora Basin, Pakistan. Hydrological Processes, 26, 85-99.

Mukherjee, D., Khan, S. D., Sullivan, C. Upper Albian rudist buildups of the Edwards Formation in central Texas: A GPR-assisted reservoir analog study. Sedimentary Geology, 247/248, 71-81.


Xiong, Y., Khan, S. D., Mahmood, K., and Sisson, J. 2011. Lithological mapping of Bela Ophiolite with remote sensing data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(16), 4641-4658.


Ozyavas, A., Khan, S. D., Casey, J. F., 2010. A possible connection of Caspian Sea level fluctuations with meteorological factors and seismicity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 299, 150-158.

Chen, L., Khan, S. D., 2010. InSAR Observations of the Strike Slip Faults in the NW Himalayan Frontal Thrust System. Geosphere, 6, 731-158.

Engelkemeir, R., Khan, S. D., Burke, K., 2010. Surface Deformation in Houston, Texas using GPS. Tectonophysics, 490(1-2), 47-54.

Khan, S. D., Mahmood, K., Sultan, M. I., Khan, A. S., Xiong, Y., Sagintayev, Z., 2010. Trace element geochemistry of groundwater from Quetta Valley, western Pakistan. Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 573-582.

Sarmiento, S., Khan, S. D., 2010. Spatial-Temporal Variability of Great Slave Lake Levels from Satellite Altimetry. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 7(3), 426-429.

Mukherjee,D., Heggy, E., Khan, S. D., 2010. Geoelectrical Constraints on Radar Probing of Shallow Water-Saturated Zones within Karstified Carbonates in Semi-Arid Environments. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 70, 181-191.

Stewart, R., Khan, S. D., Hall, S., Liner, C., Wong, J., 2010. Geophysics field education: Better learning by doing. The Leading Edge, 29(5), 546-550.


Khan, S. D., Walker, D. J., Hall, S., Burke, K., Shah, M. T., and Stockli, L., 2009. Did Kohistan-Ladakh island arc collide first with India? Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121 (3/4), 366-384.

Strasen, J. L., Chafetz, H. S., Khan, S. D., 2009. Discrete lithofacies discrimination of Jurassic rocks using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Data, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, USA. Sedimentology, 56 (5), 1535-1551.

Chen, L., Khan, S. D., Geomorphometric Features and Tectonic Activities in Western Himalayan Fold and Thrust Belt. Computers in Geosciences, 35, 2011-2019.


Khan, S. D., Mahmood, K., 2008. The application of remote sensing techniques to the study of ophiolites. Earth Science Reviews, 89, 135-143.

Khan, S. D., Jacobson, S., 2008. Remote Sensing and Geochemistry for Detecting Hydrocarbon Microseepages. Geological Society of America Bulletin., 120(1/2), 96-105.

Engelkemeir R., and Khan, S. D., 2008. LiDAR Mapping of Faults in Houston, Texas, USA. Geosphere, 4(1), 170-182.

Burke, K., Khan, S. D ., Mart, R. W., 2008. Grenville Province and Monteregian carbonatite and Nepheline syenite distribution related to rifting, collision, and plume passage. Geology, 36(12), 983-986.

Ozyavas, A., Khan, S. D., 2008. Assessment of recent short-term water level fluctuations in Caspian Sea using Topex/Poseidon. IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters, 5(4), 1545-1550.

Petrovic, A., Khan, S. D., Chafetz, H., 2008. Remote detection and geochemical studies for finding hydrocarbon-induced alterations in Lisbon Valley, Utah. Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology, 25, 696-705.


Khan, S. D., Mahmood, K., Casey, J. 2007. Mapping of Muslim Bagh Ophiolite complex (Pakistan) using remote sensing and field data. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 30(2), 333-343.

Khan, S. D., Heggy, E., Fernandez, J., 2007. Mapping exposed and buried lava flows using synthetic aperture radar and ground-penetrating radar in Craters of the Moon lava field. Geophysics, 72(6), 161-174.

Engelkemeir R., and Khan, S. D., 2007. Near Surface Geophysical Studies of Houston Faults. The Leading Edge, 26 (8), 1004-1008.


Khan, S. D., Flower, M. F. J., Sultan, M. I. Sandvol, E., 2006. Introduction to TETHYS- An Interdisciplinary GIS Database for Studying Continental Collisions. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 26(6), 613-625.

Khan, S. D., Glenn, N., 2006. New Strike Slip Faults and Litho-Units Mapped in Chitral (N. Pakistan) Using Field and ASTER Data Yield Regionally Significant Results. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27( 2), 4495-4512.

Burke, K. and Khan, S. D., 2006. A Geoinformatics System for Global Nepheline Syenite and Carbonatite Distribution: Testing a Wilson Cycle Model. Geosphere, 2(1), 53-60.


Khan, S. D., 2005. Urban Development and Flooding in Houston Texas, Inferences from Remote Sensing Data using Neural Network Technique. Environmental Geology, 47( 8), 1120-1127.

Khan, S. D., Stern, R. J., Manton, W. I., Copeland, P., Kimura, J. I. Khan, M. A., 2004. Age, geochemical and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic constraints for mantle source characteristics and petrogenesis of Teru Volcanic Formation, Northern Kohistan terrane, Pakistan. Tectonophysics, 393, 263-280.

Sultan, M., Gheith, H., Sturchio, N. C., El Alfy, Z., Khan, S. D., 2004. Origin and recharge rates of alluvial ground waters, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Hydrology and Water Resources, 5, 121-134.

Shah, M. T., and Khan, S. D., 2003. Potential fluoride pollution and its source of contamination in the drinking water of Naranji area, N.W.F.P., Pakistan. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 25 (4), 475-481.

Khan, S. D., Stern, R. J., Khan, M. A., 2001. Field Relations and Structural Constraints on the Teru Volcanic Formation, northern Kohistan terrane, Pakistani Himalayas. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 19(5), 683-695.