Khan, S. D., Okyay, U., Ahmad, L. Shah, M. T., 2018.Characterization of Gold Mineralization in Northern Pakistan Using Imaging Spectroscopy. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing,, in press.

Sun, L., Khan, S. D., Godet, A., 2018. Integrated ground-based hyperspectral imaging and geochemical study of the Eagle Ford Group in West Texas.Sedimentary Geology, 363, 34-47, DOI; 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.10.012

Alonso de Linaje, V., Khan, S. D., Bhattacharya, J., 2018. Study of carbonate concretions using imaging spectroscopy in the Frontier Formation, Wyoming, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 66, 82-92; doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2017.11.010

Biber,K., Khan, S. D., Seer, T. D.,Sarmiento, S., Lakshmikantha, M. R. 2018. Quantitative characterization of a naturally fractured reservoir analog using a hybrid lidar-gigapixel imaging approach. Geosphere, in press, doi: 10.1130/GES01449.1.

Ahmad, L., Khan, S. D., Shah, M. T., Jehan, N., 2018. Gold mineralization in Bubin area, Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11: 18, Doi:10.1007/s12517-017-3354-9.


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, 101 (10): 1599-1623., 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.