"The Genesis, Properties and Significance of Fracturing in Colorado Plateau Sandstones," Ph.D. dissertation, Geological Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 706 pages, May 1982. Major field advisor Richard E. Goodman.
"Shallow Creep Measurements on Landslides," Master's thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, June, 1979, 171 pages. Thesis advisor Richard E. Goodman.
“Location and Suitability of Carbonate Materials for Flue Gas Desulferization-Western U.S.”, 43 pages, May 1976, senior thesis in Earth Science Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, thesis advisor Gerald V. Henderson. Selected for the Best Presentation Award of the Society of Mining Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical & Petroleum Engineers, 106th Annual Meeting, February 1976.