Materials & Textbooks

52 Things You Should Know About Rock Physics by Matt Hall and Evan Bianco

A Geoscientist's Guide to Petrophysics by Bernard Zinszner and François-Marie Pellerin

Acoustics of Porous Media by Thierry Bourbié, Olivier Coussy and Bernard Zinszner

Basic (Classic?) Rock Physics papers from Linkedin Rock Physics discussion group posted by Manika Prasad

Classics of Elastic Wave Theory edited by Pelissier, M.A., H. Hoeber, N. van de Coevering, and IF Jones, 2007, SEG Geophysics Reprint Series, No. 24, Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Compressibility of Sandstones by Robert W. Zimmerman

Crystal Acoustics - Classic text on Elastic Anisotropy by M.J.P. Musgrave

Darcy's Law - 150 Years Old - 2nd Boussinesq Lecture by Jacob Bear

Elasticity of Fluid-Infiltrated Porous Solids (Poroelasticity) - Lecture notes by J.R. Rice (Harvard U.) 

Flow and Transformations in Porous Media by Renaud Toussaint, Bjørnar Sandnes, Daniel Koehn, Piotr Szymczak, Einat Aharonov

Fluid-Induced Seismicity by Serge A. Shapiro

Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics by John Conrad Jaeger, Neville G. W. Cook and Robert Wayne Zimmerman

Geological Well Logs: Their Use in Reservoir Modeling by Stefan M. Luthi

Geophysics Under Stress: Geomechanical Applications of Seismic and Borehole Acoustic Waves by Colin M. Sayers

Introduction to the Physics of Rocks by Yves Guéguen and Victor Palciauskas

Mechanics of Fluid Saturated Rocks by Yves Guéguen and Maurice Boutéca

Mixture Theories for Rock Properties by Jim Berryman

Petroleum Related Rock Mechanics by Erling Fjar, R.N. Holt, A.M. Raaen, R. Risnes and P. Horsud

Petrophysics: theory and practice of measuring reservoir rock and fluid transport properties by Djebbar Tiab and Erle C. Donaldson

Physical properties of rocks: fundamentals and principles of petrophysics by Jürgen Schön

Quantitative borehole acoustic methods
by Xiao-Ming Tang and Arthur Cheng

Quantitative Seismic Interpretation: Applying Rock Physics Tools To Reduce Interpretation Risk
by Per Avseth, Tapan Mukerji and Gary Mavko

Reservoir geomechanics by Mark D. Zoback

Rock Physics & Phase Relations: A Handbook of Physical Constants edited by Thomas J. Ahrens

Rock Physics for the rest of us - An informal discussion by Jan Dewar, CSEG Recorder, May 2001

Rock Physics Strategies for Facies and Fluid Mapping - SEG Distinguished Lecturer Presentation by Gary Mavko (Stanford University), Recorded 27 March 2006, Length: 46 min.

Rock Quality, Seismic Velocity, Attenuation and Anisotropy by Nick Barton

The Rock Physics Handbook by Gary Mavko, Tapan Mukerji and Jack Dvorkin

Rock physics--the link between rock properties and AVO response by Castagna, J. P., Batzle, M. L., and Kan, T. K., 1993, in Castagna, J. P., and Backus, M. M., eds., Offset dependent reflectivity: theory and practice of AVO analysis, Society of Exploration Geophysics, 135-171.

Seismic Amplitude: An Interpreter's Handbook. Cambridge University Press by Rob Simm and Mike Bacon, 2014. Good introduction to the application of rock physics in oil and gas exploration

Seismic and Acoustic Velocities in Reservoir Rocks, vol. 1: Experimental studies by A.M. Nur and Zhijing Wang

Seismic and Acoustic Velocities in Reservoir Rocks, vol 2: Theoretical and model studies by Zhijing Wang and A.M. Nur

Seismic and Acoustic Velocities in Reservoir Rocks, vol. 3: Recent developments by Zhijing Wang and Amos Nur

Seismic Exploration of Hydrocarbons in Heterogeneous Reservoirs: New Theories, Methods and Applications by Jing Ba, J. M. Carcione, Qizhen Du, Haibo Zhao and Tobias Muller

Underground Sound by James E. White

Well logging for earth scientists by Darwin V. Ellis and Julian M. Singer