September 12-16, 2010

63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference
& 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference

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Accepted Abstracts

We are pleased to provide the title and corresponding author information for all approved abstracts that were submitted to GEO2010 Calgary. Almost 450 abstracts were accepted to move on to the paper submission stage – our thanks go out to all submitters.



Fundamentals
Cold Regions Geotechnology
Engineering Geology
Foundation Engineering
Geoenvironmental
Landslides / Slope Stability / Slope Engineering
Oil Sands Geotechnology
Reliability-based Design
Risk Assessment
Rock Mechanics
Seepage / Groundwater Hydrology
Soil Mechanics
Soil Stabilization

Permafrost
Climate Change & Permafrost
Coastal Permafrost
Frozen Core Dams
Geophysics
Ground Ice
Infrastructure Design & Operations in Permafrost
Mining in Permafrost Regions
Periglacial Processes
Permafrost Foundation Design / Slope Stability
Rock Glaciers

Geotechnical
Brownfields and Redevelopment
Design of Clay Liners
Geohazards
Harbour and Shoreline Geotechniques
Marine Geotechniques
Mine Site Remediation
Non-textbook Soils/Waste Soils

Cross-Disciplinary
Effects of Climate Change
Geo-environmental Modelling
Geoenvironmental Sustainability
Groundwater hydrology and slope stability
Instrumentation
Transportation

Fundamentals top
Cold Regions Geotechnology top
Estimation methods of the reliability of oil-trunk pipelines
Maria Yurjevna Cherbunina
Moscow State University
Frost Heave Prediction for Buried Pipeline Engineering Design
Ron Coutts
Ardent Innovation Inc.
METHANE HYDRATE DISSOCIATION CHARACTERISTICS IN POROUS SOIL MEDIA
Anuruddhika Ganganie Jayasinghe
University of Calgary
Modelling Frost Heave Behaviour Using a Modified Segregation Potential Approach
Eric William Tiedje
McMaster University
Test Study on Physical Characteristics of Five Types Rock in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau under Freezing-Thawing Cycles
LIU Hua
Engineering Geology top
Characterization of Sensitive Sedimentary Deposits using the Dilatometer Test and Seismic Piezocone
Patrick Ethan Cargill
ConeTec, Inc.
Computer-assisted 3D terrain analysis using high-resolution imagery and digital elevation data
Lynden Abe Penner
J.D. Mollard and Associates (2010) Limited
Feb 17 file re-naming test by WSG
Wayne Gibson
Geomechanical characterization and bearing capacity estimation of the Upper Gotvand dam (Khuzestan, Iran)
Samaneh Kargar
Geophysics in Oil Sands Development
Jane Dawson
Associated Geosciences Ltd.
Geotechnical Conditions at Sydney Desalination Plant
Delfa Sarabia
Coffey Geotechnics Inc.
Impact of cyclic freezing on LNAPL movement in a single fracture
Olumide Iwakun
University of Alberta
NUMERCIAL MODELLING ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH THE 2D AND 3D ANALYSIS OF TUNNEL EXCAVATION AND SUPPORT WITHIN WEAK ROCK MASSES
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
The Application of Seismic Geotomography Method in Stone Quality Defined in “Rudbar-e- Lorestan” Dam
shirin khazei
Foundation Engineering top
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECT OF BURIAL DEPTH RATIO, PIPE SIZE, AND SOIL PROPERTIES, IN UPWARD AND LATERAL SOIL-PIPELINE INTERACTION IN SAND
Kazem Badv
Urmia University
Analysis of Buried Pipes using Computational Fuzzy System
maziar pasdarpour
Analysis of laterally loaded pile using the combination of SW model and the imbedding method
Mehdi Heydari
Sarvestan Azad university
Application and use of Continuous Flight Auger Piles in Western Canada
Jeff Kent Grieder
North American Caisson Limited
APPROPRIATE FOUNDATIONS FOR BUILDINGS
ahmed thabet farid
HBRC
Bearing capacicity analysis of reinforced soil foundation by discrete element method
Parham Memarian
Behavior of Gravity Retaining Walls under Earthquake Loading
Muhsin Elie RAHHAL
Saint Joseph University
CASE STUDY OF A RECOVERY SHAFT
Laifa Cao
SPL Consultants Limited
COMPARISON OF THE END BEARING CAPACITY OF OPEN-ENDED PIPE PILES DETERMINED BY THEORETICAL METHODS AND PILE LOAD TESTS
Gustavo Padros
Thurber engineering Ltd
Dynamic analysis of laterally loaded pile using Strain wedge model
Mehdi Heydari
Sarvestan Azad university
Earth Pressure Distribution Against Pile Walls Based on Slope Inclinometer Readings
Gustavo Padros
Thurber engineering Ltd
Effect of Geosynthetic Inclusion in CBR Value of Two Layered Soil
Moeen Nazari
Imam Khomeini International University
Electrokinetic Treatment: Influence of Energy Consumption on Axial Load Capacity
Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan
Lakehead University
Embankment Construction on Wick Drain Foundation Systems – A Case Study of Swamp Crossings for the New Highway 69 Four-Laning in Northern Ontario
Paul Dittrich
Golder Associates Ltd.
Evaluation of vertical stiffness of Micro piles
Mohammad Ali Jahanfar
Excess Pore Water Pressure Induced in the Foundation of a Tailings Dyke in Muskeg River Mine, Fort McMurray
Arash Eshraghian
Experimental Investigations on Vibration Isolation Using Open and GeoFoam Wave Barriers: Comparative Study
Ashref Alzawi
University of Western Ontario
Field behaviour of lightly-loaded piles in swelling clay
Robert William Sarsby
Wolverhampton University
FOUNDATION TREATMENT OF BARRIERE DAM, CABONGA RESERVOIR, CANADA
Eric Peloquin
Hydro-Québec
Full-Scale Experimental Investigations & Numerical Analysis of Different Innovative Instrumented Helical Screw Piles under Monotonic & Cyclic Loadings
Yasser Abdelghany
Full-Scale Vertical and Horizontal Dynamic Testing of a Double Helix Screw Pile
M. Hesham El Naggar
University of Western Ontario
Ground Improvement Case History of Shallow Foundations on Dynamically Compacted Deep Fill
S. Joseph Yonan
EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
Improvement of soft soils with large stone piers built using Dynamic Replacement - A Case History
Marc Lauzon
Integrated Ground Improvement Solution for Windmill Foundation Support in Soft Soils
Samuel Briet
GEOPAC TECH
Investigating Bearing capacity of square footings on geosynthetic reinforced sand
ehsan sobhani
M.Sc.Student, Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Isfahan University of Technology
Lateral Behaviour of ACIP Tapered Piles in Frictional Soil
Muhammad Kamran Khan
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
Lateral Resistance of High Capacity Helical Piles – Case Study
Mohammed Sakr
Almita Manufacturing Ltd
Limit States Design Recommendations in Geotechnical Reports - How are we as Geotechnical Engineers Doing Today
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
New Building Infrastructure Reconstruction on Demolished Building Site- Geotechnical Issues related to Foundations, Inspection and Testing
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
Numerical analysis of granular soils bearing capacity, reinforced with innovative Grid-Anchor system
Mansour Mosallanezhad
Numerical Analysis of Sub-Ballast and Subgrade in the Design of Railway Track
Massoud Palassi
University of Tehran
NUMERICAL MODELLING OF PENUMATIC CAISSON - CAIRO WASTE PROJECT
Mohamed Monier Morsy
Faculty of Engineering - Ain Shams University
PENCEL Pressuremeter and its use
farid messaoud
University of Tebessa
Performance and analysis of floating foundations in terms of settlement and bearing capacity
SAHAR mohsenian
Guilan univrrcity
Pile cap effects on lateral response of pile groups and piled rafts
John Campbell Small
Coffey Geotechnics
Prediction of Unknown Deep Foundation lengths using the
ahmed thabet farid
HBRC
Real-Time Monitoring for Embankment Construction overtop of Regina Clay
Harpreet S Panesar
Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
Sinking of north anchorage caisson for the Fourth Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge
Jianmin Zhu
Southeast University
Study of the effect of significant duration of earthquake on the impedance function in dynamic soil-pile interaction modeling
Ahmad - Mahboubi
Power and Water University of Technology
Sustainable Foundation Support in the Canadian Climate using Intermediate Foundation™ Systems
Mark Tigchelaar
Testing Methodology to Demonstrate Pile Capacity – a Case Study
Ashok Peiris
Coffey Geotechnics
The 1826 Fredericton Military Compound foundations
Simon Dickinson
TerrAtlantic Engineering Limited
The Investigation of Bearing Capacity Improvement of Granular Soils, Using “Grid-Anchor”
Mansour Mosallanezhad
The Numerical Bearing Capacity Analysis of Ring and Circular Foundation on Granular Soils using Grid-Anchor (G-A) System of Reinforcement
Mansour Mosallanezhad
Ultimate Capacity of Deep Foundations in Sensitive Clays
Ali Khalili
USE OF PRESSUREMETER TEST FOR FOUNDATION DESIGN OF A RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE TOWER IN CALGARY, ALBERTA
Mahmoud Mahmoud
GES Geotech
Utlity Manhole Reconstruction Adjacent to Old Brick Building
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
Vibro-Replacement, Vibro-Compaction and Dynamic Compaction Ground Improvement Case Histories for Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities
Nelson Beaton
Geopac West Ltd.
Vibrocompaction of the foundations soils of the Peribonka Dam
Marc Lauzon
Geoenvironmental top
A GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN METHOD FOR HEAT EXCHANGER PILES
Herve Peron
An investigation on the shrinkage of low plasticity tailings
Faustin Saleh Mbemba
Conductivity Mapping to Identify Vertical and Lateral Extent of Contaminated Soils
Janet Morrissey
Consolidation characteristics of deep slurry trench till backfill
Rahul Vishwanath Mukherjee
University of Saskatchewan
CONVERSION OF THE MODIFIED KOVÁCS MODEL PARAMETERS TO THE BROOKS & COREY, VAN GENUCHTEN AND FREDLUND & XING MODEL PARAMETERS FOR SILTY MATERIALS
abdelkabir maqsoud
UQAT
Diffusive Transport of BPA through an HDPE geomembrane
Pooneh Taghizadeh-Saheli
Department of Civil Engineering, Queen’s University
Discussion of Indicators for the Implementation of Sustainable Urbanization
Cynthia Anne Coles
Memorial University of Newfoundland
GCLs for use in covers over arsenic-contaminated mine wastes
Mohamed Said Hosney
Queen's University
Grassland Ecological Environmental Degeneration in the
yibo wang
Long term performance of a geosynthetic clay liner exposed to hydrocarbons in the Arctic
Mohamed Said Hosney
Queen's University
Measuring capillary pressure-saturation relationship and DNAPL-water distribution in rough-walled rock fractures
Weerakone M. S. B. Weerakone
University of Calgary
Numerical modeling of the advection-dispersion effects on contamination transport in soils
mohammad heidarpoor
On the use of waste rock inclusions to accelerate consolidation of tailings
el mustapha JAOUHAR
polytechnique de montreal
PCB migration in a 25 year old PCB Storage Facility
Dan Jones
Reactive Transport Modelling of Stable Isotope Fractionation in AMD Treatment Systems
Richard T Amos
University of Waterloo
Selection criteria for geomembrane protection layers
Richard Brachman
Queen's University
Spill response, reporting and prevention
Osama Rageh
Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Response of Sedimentary Rocks of Southern Ontario to Past Glaciations
Othman Nasir
To technology of localization and liquidation of an aura of pollution of ground waters by mineral oil
Takhirov Nasirdjan
National University of Uzbekistan
Use of mine tailings as raw material in the formulation of composite concrete/mortar and mortar–like paste backfill
Tikou Belem
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Landslides / Slope Stability / Slope Engineering top
Advances in probabilistic slope stability analysis using the finite element method
Jim Hazzard
Rocscience Inc.
Analyses of upward progressive failure in an infinite clay slope
Ariane Locat
Département de Génie civil, Université Laval
Assessing the long term strength and stability of aging infrastructure slopes in glacial tills caused by cyclical pore water changes.
Laura Carse
Queen's University Belfast
Caractérisation des instabilités côtières dans le secteur de Port-Daniel-Gascons, Gaspésie, Québec
Catherine Cloutier
Université Laval, Département de géologie et de génie géologique
Combined seepage and slope stability analysis of rapid drawdown scenarios for levee design
Murray Fredlund
SoilVision Systems Ltd.
Deep-seated gravitational slope deformation at Handcar Peak in the southern Coast Mountains of British Columbia
Gabe Hensold
Simon Fraser University
Development and calibration of numerical models for investigating trigger scenarios and mitigation techniques for massive landslide hazard management
Kathy S Kalenchuk
Queen's University
DEVELOPMENT IN HILLY AREAS INDUCED SLOPE STABILITY – CASE HISTORY.
KAMAL BAHRIN JAAFAR
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA
Development of a landslide testing flume for use within a geotechnical centrifuge
Andy Take
Queen's University
Dumped cofferdam seals
Simon Dickinson
TerrAtlantic Engineering Limited
Experiments on failure of slopes made of loose sands due to rise in water level
Reza Imam
Field monitoring of a sensitive clay landslide using low altitude digital photogrammetry
Andy Take
Queen's University
Glissement dans les argiles sensibles provoqué par un sautage à La Romaine, Québec, Canada
Pascal Locat
Transports Quebec (Geotechnique et geologie)
GPS Landslide Monitoring
Chris M Bunce
Canadian Pacific
Identification of Rainfall-Induced Slope Failures: A Case Study in Hualien
Nai-Chin Chen
SINOTECH Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Impacts of Poor Urban Land Development on Slope Instability
Michael Laws
EBA Engineering Consutlants Ltd
Improvement of Reinforced Wall Performance, Using "Grid-Anchor"
Mansour Mosallanezhad
Infrastructure earthwork condition appraisal using electrical resistivity tomography
Tom Dijkstra
Loughborough University
Landslide susceptibility, hazard and risk assessment along pipeline corridors in Canada
Andrée Blais-Stevens
Geological Survey of Canada
Lateral Pressure on Cut-Type Retaining Walls in High Plasticity Expansive Soils
Sazzad Bin-Shafique
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Measured and predicted behaviors of a low-plasticity core of an Earth dam
Reza Imam
More comprehensive characterization of landslides in permafrost
Rejean Couture
Geological Survey of Canada
NUMERICAL ANALYSES ON THE WALL DEFLECTIONS OF THE BOW EXCAVATION
Guangfeng Qu
Observations of shear-induced liquefaction of loose sand slopes from physical model tests
Andy Take
Queen's University
PTA-InSAR rock slope monitoring at the Gascons site, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec
Rejean Couture
Geological Survey of Canada
Pullout Resistance of a Soil Nail in a Completely Decomposed Granite Soil under Different Overburden Stresses and Grouting Pressures
Jianhua Yin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Recent Advances in Debris Flow Modelling
Xiaobo Wang
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Recent Experience with Landslide Assesments, Cariboo Region, Interior of British Columbia
Robert G Wilson
Evergreen Geotechnical Inc.
Recent UK experiences in investigation, design, assessment and management of hard rock slopes
Ian Nettleton
Coffey Geotechnics Limited (UK)
Reinterpretation of displacements and the failure mechanisms at the Randa rock instability, Switzerland
Michel Jaboyedoff
IGAR-University of Lausanne
Relevance of collisional flow mechanism in dry granular flows
Abraham E Mineneh
University of Alberta
Risk Management of Large Rock Slopes
Renato Macciotta
University of Alberta
STUDY OF DYNAMIC CALCULATION METHOD FOR PILE - PRESTRESSED ANCHORS SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
dong jianhua
Télésurveillance des mouvements de terrains au site de Gascons, Gaspésie, par couplage d'observations satellitaires et terrestres.
Pierre-Étienne Lord
Université Laval
The 2007 Cohoe Creek slide, British Columbia: A landslide-generated surge wave with implications for dam safety
Martin S Lawrence
BC Hydro
The contribution of DInSAR techniques for slow-moving landslide characterization
DARIO PEDUTO
UNIVERISTY OF SAELRNO
The Factor of Safety in Slopes Under Earthquake Loading
Muhsin Elie RAHHAL
Saint Joseph University
The influence of freeze-thaw cycles on loess cutting slope in seasonal frozen regions
Yuncheng Mao
Use of geoinformatics tools for slope stability analysis
Leonardo Santana de Oliveira Dias
Oil Sands Geotechnology top
Azam-Paul Tailings
Shahid Azam
University of Regina
Blast densification trials for oilsands tailings sand
Andrew Port
Klohn Crippen Berger
Cation exchange behaviour of Albian Mature Fine Tailings
Saidul Alam
University of Alberta
Construction of The Horizon dam
Bob Patrick
EBA Engineering
Coupled sedimentation and consolidation modelling of fine tailings
Srboljub Masala
Klohn Crippen Berger
CPT – SPT correlations for Muskeg River Mine tailings sand
Scott Martens
Design and Construction of a Seepage Cutoff Wall Using The Slurry Trench Technique in Cold Temperatures at CNRL's Horizon Dam
Lucas A. Barr
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Development of Accelerated Dewatering Technology for Managing Oil Sands Fine Fluid Tailings
Jack Seto
BGC Engineering Inc.
Environmental Assistance for Tailings Disposal
Jeremy Boswell
Thurber Engineering
Laboratory Studies of the Rapid Densification of the Oil Sands Mature Fine Tailings (MFT) by Microbial Activity
Chengmai Guo
Suncor Enegy Inc.
Methods to Reduce Production of Oil Sands Mature Fine Tailings
Baki Ozum
Apex Engineering Inc.
Modelling of desiccation and slope geometry for management of high density tailings deposition
Paul Simms
Oil Sand Mine Pit Walls - Stability and Setback Considerations
Tim William Peterson
Norwest Corporation
Oil Sands Tailings - Reclamation Goals & the State of Technology
Alexander Hyndman
Magnus Limited
Pore-water chemistry and atmospheric drying of high-density tailings
Paul Simms
Results of index and strength laboratory testing of fine oil sand tailings
Srboljub Masala
Klohn Crippen Berger
Segregation Related to Centrifuge Modelling of the Sedimentation/Consolidation behavior of Matured Fine Tailings
Amarebh Refera Sorta
University of Alberta
Trafficability of Shell Canada Non-Segregating Tailings (NST) and Paste Deposits
Srboljub Masala
Klohn Crippen Berger
Reliability-based Design top
Applying a Reliability-Based Design to Retaining Walls
Muhsin Elie RAHHAL
Saint Joseph University
Using a Reliability-Based Analysis for Evaluating Soil Liquefaction Potential
Muhsin Elie RAHHAL
Saint Joseph University
Risk Assessment top
Assessment of Geocryological Hazards at Local Scale
Juli Khalilova (Stanilovskaya)
Sergeev Institute of Environmental Geoscience Russian Academy of Sciences (IEG RAS)
Evaluation de la susceptibilité aux instabilités de terrain par la théorie de l’évidence (WOE) dans la région de BENI AHMED (RIF, MAROC)
Ahmed NAsreddine EL FAHCHOUCH
laboratoire Georisk: Risques géologiques, Télédétaection et environnement
Relationships Between Meteorological Conditons and Rockslides, and the Development of a Rockslide Forecast Mapping System in Southwestern Norway
Stephen Dunlop
Rock Mechanics top
A new fractal index Rd for rock roughness
Hongguang Zhu
A review of excavation damage zones in sedimentary rocks with emphasis on numerical modelling for EDZ definition and management
Matthew A. Perras
Queen's University
Application of Cosserat Continuum Model for Analysis of Layered Rocks
Hossein Bidhendi
Hatch Mott MacDonald
Characterization of bedrock for geo-environmental site assessment
Tai Wong
O'Connor Associates Env. Inc.
Coupled Hydromechanical Modelling of Gas Migration in a Deep Geological Repository for Radioactive Wastes in Sedimentary Rocks
Mamadou Fall
Effect of boring velocity on design parameters ...
Hadi Ajorlou
University of Tehran
Effect of Clumping and Clustering on more realistic behaviour of Bonded-Particle Model
Ehsan Ghazvinian
Queen's University
Evaluation of Soil Stresses and Surface Settlement Resulting from the Excavation of Twin Tunnels in Squeezing Ground
Massoud Palassi
University of Tehran
Integrated rockmass characterization and stability modeling for tunnels using LiDAR
Stephanie Fekete
Queen's university
Investigating changes in internal forces of tunnel supports as the depth of cover increases in a jointed medium
ehsan sobhani
M.Sc.Student, Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Isfahan University of Technology
Numerical Analysis of Structural Features on Blasting Wave Propagation in a discontinuum
ehsan sobhani
M.Sc.Student, Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Isfahan University of Technology
Numerical analysis of the effects of geological structures on the stability of foundations on rock: a comparative overview
Davide Elmo
Golder Associates
Statistical estimation of the kink zone instability geometry and dilatancy angle
Jean-Francois Noel
UQAC
Study and characterization of the roughness: the interfaces of a gravity dams
Baptiste Rousseau
Université de Sherbrooke / Département de Génie-Civil
Study of the Effect of Central Beam Column (CBC) Structure and Consolidation Grouting on the Ground Settlement of Large Span Underground Station
Amir Valizade
Surface texture anisotropy and quantitative parameters for large scale rock joint morphology
Tikou Belem
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
The Enhanced Sealing Project: Instrumentation and Monitoring of a Full-Scale Shaft Seal
Blake Erwin Holowick
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Two and Three Dimensional Analyses of Excavation Damaged Zone
Erman Evgin
University of Ottawa
UNI-AXIAL COMPESSION STRENGTH – POINT LOAD INDEX CORRELATIONS FROM SEDIMENTARY ROCK UNITS IN LIBYA
Hadi Omran Tumi
Alfateh University, Faculty of Engineering, Tripoli, Libya
Seepage / Groundwater Hydrology top
Advective Heat Transport Modelling in Groundwater Aquifers
Ron Coutts
Ardent Innovation Inc.
ANALYSE DE L’ESSAI D’AQUIFERE EN MILIEU CONFINE ET STRATIFIE: INVESTIGATION NUMERIQUE DE LA VALIDITE SPATIO-TEMPORELLE DE L’APPROCHE PAR MODELE EQUIVA
Djaouida Chenaf
Analysis of confined seepage flow using the scaled boundary finite-element method
Mohammad Hossein Bazyar
Yasouj University
Assessment of groundwater vulnerability to pollution using DRASTIC and the Analytic Element Method (AEM)
Kourosh Mohammadi
Tarbiat Modares University
Consideration of the influence of neighboring wells when interpreting a pumping test in a confined aquifer
Simon WEBER
Design and Construction of a Seepage Soil-Bentonite Cut-off Wall for Suncor’s South Tailings Pond
Brett Stephens
Design of Dams on Large Pleistocene Deposits. An update on Suncor's South Tailings Pond
Brett Stephens
Effect of Horizontal Drains on Upstream Slope Stability During Rapid Drawdown Condition
S.M. Ali Zomorodian
Shiraz University
Estimation of the transmissivity field of the Châteauguay river aquifers using stochastic inverse modelling
Nicolas Benoit
Experimental simulation of Champlain sea clay desalinization through leaching by meteoric water
François Réginensi
Groundwater Flow Systems and Slope Stability: A Historical Perspective
Richard Jackson
Intera Engineering Ltd
GROUNDWATER POTENTIALS, ISSUES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALANGES IN PAKISTAN
Ghulam Sarwar
GeoScience Associates
Impact of the topographic control on the depth of thaw in a peat covered continuous permafrost site in the arctic tundra
Stefano Endrizzi
INTERFERENCE TESTS FOR IN SITU MEASUREMENTS OF VERTICAL HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY
Daniel Paradis
Investigation of Effective Parameters on the Embankment Dam Filter Behavior in Simultaneous Cracking in the Core and Filter
S.M. Ali Zomorodian
Shiraz University
Investigation on parameters used for warning systems for rainfall-induced embankment isntability
Chaminda Gallage
Queensland University of technology
Numerical groundwater modelling of oil sands tailings facilities in support of seepage management design
Stephen Buck
Klohn Crippen Berger Limited
Numerical modelling of the Guelph permeameter test using the complete unsaturated hydraulic functions of the soil
Hubert Noël
École polytechnique de montréal
SUPERFICIAL DRAIN FROM TAKIRS OF USTYURT PLATEAU AS A SOURCE FOR STORAGE OF DRINKING WATER
Gani Narimonovich Mavlyanov
National University of Uzbekistan
Soil Mechanics top
3D Discrete Elements Evaluation of the Direct Simple Shear Test
Antone Dabeet
University of British Columbia
A Parametric study of self-boring pressuremeter test in sand
Mohammad Mehdi Ahmadi
Sharif University of Technology
A Simple Technique of Using Continuously Disturbed Line (CDL) as a Tool in the Estimation of Compacted Soils Behaviour
Kenton C. Power
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
A State Parameter Modified Drucker Prager Cap Model to Limit the Dilation
Farzad Eskandari
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Apparatus Compliance in Oedometer Testing at High Pressures
J. Suzanne Powell
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Approach for the Analysis ‎ of Laterally Loaded Driven Piles ‎
farid messaoud
University of Tebessa
BACK ANALYSIS OF TABARAK ABAD DAM BEHAVIOR DURING CONSTRUCTION
Alireza Farivar
Backcalculation and Sensitivity of NDT to Temperature Variations in Flexible Pavements
Dieter Stolle
McMaster University
Characterisation of Champlain saline clay from Lachenaie using the Swedish fall cone
Dominique Claveau-Mallet
École Polytechnique
Comparison between the Measured and Estimated 1-D Heave of Expansive Soils for Thirteen Case Studies Results Using a Simple Technique
Sai K. Vanapalli
Civil Engg Dept, University of Ottawa
Considerations of Geotechnical Instrumentation for Deep Excavations in Clay
Muhammad Kamran Khan
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
Determination of Small-Strain Stiffness and Bulk Hydraulic Conductivity for Stiff Clay Based on High Accuracy Pore-Pressure Measurements
Collins Ifeanyichukwu Anochikwa
University of Saskatchewan
Development of transparent clay for laboratory model tests
Nazri Mohidin
University of Manitoba
Discrete Numerical Modeling of Large Scale Shearing Tests on Rockfill Materials considering Particle Breakage Phenomenon
Ahmad - Mahboubi
Power and Water University of Technology
Dynamic and static analysis of twin-tunnels in alluvial soils
ehsan manafi
Effect of embedment depth and stress anisotropy on expansion and contraction of cylindrical cavities
M. Hesham El Naggar
University of Western Ontario
Effect of Ground Water Level Changes on Soil Pile Behavior under Earthquake Loading
Aliakbar Golshani
Effect of gypsum on mechanical behavior of one clay soil
Samaneh Kargar
Effects of Carbonate Content and Ageing on the Dynamic Response of Marine Clays
John P. Sully
MEG Consulting Limited
Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Lower San Fernando Dam Sand in a Centrifuge
Hesham Dief
Experimental correlation between CPT and SPT data from in-situ tests
Emmanuelle Arié
LVM inc.
Experimental study of the Leda clay-steel interface shear behaviour
Mamadou Fall
Finite element integration of an elastic-viscoplastic constitutive model for clays
Guangfeng Qu
Freezing Induced Bulk Volume Changes in Compacted Clay Soils
Daryl F Dagesse
Brock University
In-Flight Shear Wave Velocity Measurements of Saturated Dense Sand in the Centrifuge
Mohamed Ramadan
Memorial University
Introduction of inherent anisotropy into a critical state model for sands
Reza Imam
Long-term performance of test fills evaluated with respect to creep hypotheses A and B
Samson Abate Degago
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Monitoring of Ground Movements during Utility Installations below Major Highways
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
Monotonic Triaxial Response of Early Age Cemented Paste Backfill
Murray Warren Grabinsky
University of Toronto
Multidimensional Swelling Behavior of Expansive Soils
Mohammad Farid Abbas
King Saud University-Bugshan Resarch Chair for Expansive Soils
Nonlinear Theory of Consolidation through Radial Drainage for Soft Soils using vertical geodrains
shah manish
The M. S UNIVERSITY OF BARODA
Numerical analysis of blasting waves in a continuum
ehsan sobhani
M.Sc.Student, Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Isfahan University of Technology
Numerical Modelling of Pullout in Sands
Mahdi Taiebat
Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
OVERVIEW OF CONSTRUCTIONS ON SIBU PEAT SOILS: LONG TERM EFFECTS
Mohd Idrus Mohd Masirin
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
PORE WATER PRESSURE GENERATION CHARACTERISTICS OF SILTY SAND UNDER PARTIAL CYCLIC REVERSAL LOADING
Abdul Lahil Baki
University of New South Wales @ Australian Defence Force Academy
Properties of Peats and Lake Agassiz Clays in Northern Manitoba
Cory-Jay Pyziak
Department of Civil Engineering University of Manitoba
Redistribution of Voids and Pore Fluid Volume/Pressure
Mahdi Taiebat
Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
Residual ( Lithic) Stress in Geo Engineering
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
Resolution of Geotechnical Issues Associated with the Primary Support( falsework) Design and Project Construction of a Sewer Tunnel in Shale Bedrock
Vishnu Diyaljee
Coffey Geotechnics
Rules of thumb in geotechnical engineering
John Atkinson
Coffey Geotechnics
Scale Effects of Geotechnical Parameters Within the City of Edmonton
David Elwood
University of Alberta / AECOM
Shear Strength of Compacted Expansive Soils under Suction Controlled Testing
Mohammad Farid Abbas
King Saud University-Bugshan Resarch Chair for Expansive Soils
Shear Strength of the Interface between Soil and Cement Grout under Different Suctions and Net Normal Stresses
Jianhua Yin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
SMALL LABORATORY MODELLING ON DIFFERENTIAL SETTLEMENT EVALUATION AT THE ‘APPROACH SLAB-BRIDGE INTERFACE’ (ASBI)
Mohd Idrus Mohd Masirin
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Study of diffuse instability and controllability in constant shear tests
Mauricio Pinheiro
Thurber Engineering
The consolidation test: sample disturbance and interpretation
Simon Dickinson
TerrAtlantic Engineering Limited
The geotechnical properties of a Champlain clay deposit with salty pore water in Lachenaie, Quebec
Francois Duhaime
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Un-disturbed Ground Sampling in Interlayered Sands and Clays
Mohsen Ghafghazi
BC Hydro
Use of the Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD) at Highland Valley Copper Mine
Neil K Singh
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
Water-Equilibrium Effect on the Evaluation of the Critical State Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils
Julio Ángel Infante Sedano
University of Ottawa
¬¬¬Implications of stress path direction on interpreted equivalent elastic shear modulus of Fraser River Sand
Mark Anthony Styler
University of British Columbia
Soil Stabilization top
Application of MSE Walls in Trinidad
Mark Park
Reinforced Earth Company Ltd.
Centrifuge Modelling of Cantilever Retaining Walls in Clay
Martin Blazejowski
Characterization of lightly stabilized granular materials in a model pavement tank test under dynamic loading
Dalim Kumar Paul
UNSW@ADFA
Chemical stabilization of a sandy soil with water soluble polymers
shima barezi
Design and construction of dry soil mix ground treatment in soft estuarine clays for a road embankment
Richard Bruce Kelly
Coffey Geotechnics
EVALUATION OF AN ENGINEERED MATERIAL OF LARGE DAMPING RATIO
Zahid Khan
American University of Sharjah
Influence of matric suction on the pullout resistance of soil nails
Naresh Gurpersaud
Carleton University
Interaction of Soil and Grid Anchor Reinforcement from Pullout and Direct Shear Tests
Mansour Mosallanezhad
Investigations On Shear Strength Of Silty Sand Reinforced With 3D Inclusions
mohsen khalaj
Qazvin University
JET GROUTING SOIL IMPROVEMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ACCESS CHAMBER TO THE HIGHBURY INTERCEPTOR SIPHON. CASE HISTORY
Paolo Gazzarrini
Sea To SKy Geotech Inc
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF BATU PAHAT SOFT CLAY
Mohd Idrus Mohd Masirin
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
POTENTIAL OF REUSING SOFT SOILS BY COMPACTION
CHEEMING CHAN
RESEARCH CENTRE FOR SOFT SOILS (RECESS), UNIVERSITI TUN HUSSEIN ONN MALAYSIA
The Effect of Weathering Cycles on Strength and Swell Potential of Fly Ash Stabilized Expansive Soil Subbases
Sazzad Bin-Shafique
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Using Stabilized-Reinforcement (S-R) in Increasing of Square Footing Bearing Capacity on Granular Soil
Mansour Mosallanezhad
Permafrost top
Climate Change & Permafrost top
A comparison of lowland and mountain discontinuous permafrost sites, Yukon Territory
Antoni G Lewkowicz
University of Ottawa
A cryofacies approach to describe ground ice in permafrost for engineering applications – Case study of a road test site on the Alaska Highway
eva stephani
A Probabilistic Assessment of Potential Terrain Instability in the Mackenzie River Valley Using the Weights of Evidence Method
Caroline Duchesne
Geological Survey of Canada
Applications of Mountain Permafrost Modelling in the Yukon Territory, Canada
Philip Paul Bonnaventure
University of Ottawa
Arctic Landscape Evolution in a Changing Climate
Brian Moorman
University of Calgary
Assessing permafrost sensitivity at the community level in support of climate change adaptation in Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Anne-Marie LeBlanc
Natural Resources Canada
Canadian climate statistics for permafrost modelling
Daniel Riseborough
Geological Survey of Canada
Climate warming, permafrost degradation and the impacts to terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, Mackenzie Delta region, NWT, Canada.
Steve V. Kokelj
INAC
Establishment of Community-based Permafrost Monitoring Sites, Baffin Region, Nunavut
Mark Ednie
Natural Resources Canada
Evaluating the Major Controls on Permafrost Distribution in Ivvavik National Park by Process-based Modelling
xiping wang
CCRS Natural Resources Canada
InSar Monitoring of Landslides on Permafrost
Vern Singhroy
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Introducing the Government of Yukon Infrastructure Vulnerability to Permafrost Degradation Project
Sarah Laxton
Yukon Geological Survey
Melting of discontinuous permafrost: Effects of canopy removal and water-energy feedback processes
Brendan Christensen
Department of Geoscience, Univ. of Calgary
Modelling permafrost and related carbon cycle feedbacks in the UVic Earth System Climate Model
Christopher Alexander Avis
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria
Observed recent changes in climate and permafrost temperatures at four sites in northern Canada.
Jennifer Throop
University of Ottawa
PERMAFROST INVESTIGATIONS AND MONITORING ON A PAVED RUNWAY, KUUJJUAQ, NUNAVIK.
Denis Sarrazin
Centre for Northern Studies
Reduction of Permafrost Area from 1947 to Present in the Southern Sub-Arctic
Laura Chasmer
Cold Regions Research Centre
Thawing Hazards and Their Developing States along the Qinghai-Tibet Corridor
LIN Zhanju
The History and Future of the Permafrost Tunnel near Fox, Alaska
Margaret Cysewski
U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
The impact of season length on climate-permafrost modelling
Kumari C Karunaratne
Carleton University
The Thermal State of Permafrost in Canada – Results from the International Polar Year
Sharon Smith
Geological Survey of Canda, Natural Resources Canada
The Thermal State of Permafrost: The IPY-IPA Snapshot (2007-2009)
Jerry Brown
THERMAL MONITORING AND RUNWAY STABILITY IN NUNAVIK.
Denis Sarrazin
Centre for Northern Studies
Trends in tree biomass along topographically- and climatically-induced permafrost gradients in the Mackenzie Valley, NWT
Ruth Errington
Canadian Forest Service
Coastal Permafrost top
Permafrost and ground ice conditions of pingo-like features in the southern Beaufort Sea Shelf
Scott Raymond Dallimore
Geological Survey of Canada
Sensitivity of sediment bed temperatures to changes in on-ice snow thickness beneath near-shore zones of bottom-fast ice
Christopher Stevens
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Frozen Core Dams top
Climate Change Trend Considerations in Cold Regions Construction Design
Fons Schellekens
Natural Resourc es Canada
Design and Performance of a Frozen Core Dam in Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Alexandre Tchekhovski
AMEC Earth and Environmental
Geophysics top
Engineering geophysical investigation of permafrost conditions underneath airstrip embankments in Northern Quebec (Canada)
Richard Fortier
Département de géologie et de génie géologique
ESA’s DUE Permafrost Project: Overview and Progress
Claude R Duguay
University of Waterloo
Integrated Geophysical Approach for the Detection and Assessment of Massive Ground Ice at Parsons Lake, Northwest Territories
Michael Constantine Angelopoulos
Department of Geography, McGill University
Monitoring and Assessing Geohazards in Permafrost Terrain using Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
Pierre-Jean Alasset
C-CORE
Permanently installed 2D electrical resistivity array for monitoring permafrost beneath pavement, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada.
James Coates
Universite Laval
Progress on X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning in permafrost studies
Fabrice Calmels
University of Alberta
Ground Ice top
Can molar gas ratios positively identify the nature and origin of massive ground ice of Herschel Island, Yukon?
Dave Paul Fox
McGill University
Contrast in Permeability of Ottawa sand specimens containing R-11 and CO2 gas Hydrates
carlos ordonez
University of Calgary
Detection and characterization of massive ground ice in glaciogenic deposits using ground penetrating radar, Colville Hills, N.W.T.
Daniel Odell
University of Calgary
EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH OF JOINT INFLUENCE OF SALINIZATION AND PETROLEUM POLLUTION ON THERMAL PROPERTIES OF FROZEN GROUND
Grechishcheva Stanislavovna Erika
Moscow State Univercity
Formation of Phase Composition of Water in the Frozen Volcanic Ashes (Kluchevskaya Volcano Group, Kamchatka)
Elena Kuznetsova
Lomonosov Moscow State University
GROUND ICE IN QUATERNARY DEPOSITIS OF THE YENISEY NORTH
Irina D. Streletskaya
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Origin and stability of ancient massive ground ice bodies in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, under changing climate.
Denis Lacelle
uOttawa
Seismic shothole drillers' log records: a wealth of new permafrost-related geoscience information, Northwest Territories and northern Yukon, Canada
Rod Smith
Geological Survey of Canada
Infrastructure Design & Operations in Permafrost top
A New GIS based Mountain Permafrost Distribution Model
Lukas Arenson
BGC Engineering Inc.
Adaptation strategies to climate warming and mitigation techniques to stabilize roads built on permafrost. Beaver Creek experimental road test section
Daniel Fortier
University of Montreal
ANALYTICAL MODELS FOR UPLIFT RESISTANCE OF PIPES IN FROZEN SOIL
James M. Oswell
Naviq Consulting Inc.
Auscultation et investigations du pergélisol sous les infrastructures de Transports Québec au Nunavik : vers une stratégie d’adaptation.
Maude Boucher
MTQ
Caractérisation du pergélisol et stratégie d’adaptation pour les aéroports du MTQ au Nunavik
Guy Doré
Université Laval, Département de Génie civil
Delineation of Salt Contamination in Patterned Ground
Julian Kanigan
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Design and Construction Experience within the Cryolite Zone Associated with Placement of Corrugated Metal Pipe Drainage Structures Along the “Amur” Ch
valentin georgievich kondratiev
JSC “AKVA-T”
Evgeny Ashpiz
Evgeny Samuilovich Ashpiz
Moscow State University of Railway Engineering
Experimental Research on Influence of Freezing and Thawing Actions on Geotechnical Properties of Compacted Loess
Guoyu Li
State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese
Expérimentation de méthodes de mitigation des effets de la fonte du pergélisol sur les infrastructures de transport du Nunavik : Aéroport de Tasiujaq
alban ficheur
université laval
Expérimentation de méthodes de mitigation des effets de la fonte du pergélisol sur les infrastructures de transport du Yukon (Alaska Highway, Beaver C
Julie Malenfant Lepage
Laval University
Experimentation of several mitigation techniques to minimize stabilization problems on airport and road embankments in the Arctic
Anders Stuhr Jørgensen
Technical University of Denmark
Geotechnical Characterization and Finite Element Pipe/Soil Interaction Modeling Of A Pipeline Installed In An Actively Moving, Permafrost Slope
Andrew Bidwell
AMEC
Government-industry collaborative monitoring of a pipeline in permafrost - the Norman Wells Pipeline experience, Canada
Margo Burgess
Geological Survey of Canada
LABORATORY STUDY ON THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF NATURAL AIR CONVECTION IN POROUS MEDIA
Jianfeng Chen
Golder Associates Ltd
Long-term Field Observations of Cyclical and Cumulative Pipe and Ground Movements in Permafrost Terrain, Norman Wells Pipeline, Northwest Territories
Sharon Smith
Geological Survey of Canda, Natural Resources Canada
On Ways To Increase Permafrost Railroad Formation Reliability
Alexander Mihailovich Cherkasov
Moscow State University of Railway Engineering
Planning Considerations for Seasonal-use Winter Roads
Ed Milan Grozic
EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
Probabilistic Estimate of Uplift Resistance for Chilled Gas Pipelines
Bill Liu
Golder Associates Ltd.
Results from an instrumented highway embankment on degraded permafrost
Hamid Batenipour
University of Manitoba
Sensitivity of active-layer development to winter conditions, Mackenzie delta area, western Arctic coast.
Chris Burn
Carleton University
Some Permafrost-Related Terrain Features along the Proposed Steensby Railway Route. Mary River Project, Baffin Island, Nunavut
Vladislav E. Roujanski
EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
Spatial Variation in the Thermal Regime of Mackenzie Delta Channels and Lakes
Timothy Ensom
Geography Department, Carleton University
Tensile Strength of Frozen Soils using Four-Point Bending Tests
Tezera Firew Azmatch
University of Alberta
The cumulative impacts of vegetation and climate change on permafrost conditions at northern drilling-mud sumps, Mackenzie Delta, NWT, Canada
Steve V. Kokelj
INAC
THE DEDEPENCE OF STRENGTH AND MODULUS OF FROZEN SALINE SAND ON TEMPERATURE, STRAIN RATE AND SALINITY
Anh D Nguyen
University of Alberta
The Effect of Freezing-Thawing Cycles on Strength and Swell Potential of Fly Ash Stabilized Expansive Soil Subbases
Sazzad Bin-Shafique
The University of Texas at San Antonio
THE USE OF REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY TO DELINEATE HYDROCARBON CONTAMINATION IN THE ARCTIC
Michelle Blade
EBA Engineering Ltd.
Thermal differences between left and right portions of air-convection crushed-rock embankment in permafrost regions
Yanhu Mu
Undrained Shear Strength of Methane Gas Hydrate Sand
Jocelyn L.H. Grozic
University of Calgary
Use in northern regions of horizontal geothermal systems to heat houses and prevent permafrost thawing
Pier-Olivier Fontaine
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Wind Turbine Foundations in Permafrost - A Southern Experience
Jim M Oswell
Naviq Consulting Inc.
Mining in Permafrost Regions top
Applications of Numerical Thermal Analysis in Engineering Designs and Evaluations for Northern Mines
Guangwen (Gordon) Zhang
EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
Effects of Ground Conditions and Mine Waste Deposition on Permafrost
Paul M Bedell
Golder Associates Ltd.
Use of underground space in the permafrost for recycling of waste drilling fluids
Vanda Khilimonyuk
Moscow State University, Department of Geology
Wind and barometric pressure effects on the heat transfer fluctuations within Northern waste rock piles
Nam Pham
University of Alberta
Periglacial Processes top
A Method for Gas Hydrate Formation under Controlled Pressure
Hossein Ghiassian
University of Calgary
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE 3 KM MOTION ANOMALY ON FOUNTAIN GLACIER USING SAR INTERFEROMETRY AND GROUND PENETRATING RADAR
Kenneth Whitehead
Department of Geography, University of Calgary
Bedrock Disintegration by Frost Processes; a Soil Source for Patterned Ground
Kevin Bjella
CRREL
Dating recent permafrost disturbance and recovery with tritium and post-bomb radiocarbon isotopes
Fabrice Calmels
University of Alberta
Geomorphology of thermo-erosion gullies – case study from Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canada
Etienne Godin
Université de Montréal
High-Arctic glacial-periglacial interactions and the development of terrain morphology on Brøggerhalvøya, Svalbard.
Tristram David Irvine-Fynn
University of Sheffield
Hydro-physical conditions of an Arctic proglacial valley, Bylot Island.
Pablo Wainstein
Department of Geography. University of Calgary
Impact of groundwater flow under transport infrastructures on permafrost degradation: case study from the Beaver Creek experimental road site, Yukon,
Isabelle de Grandpré
Permafrost conditions near shorelines of oriented lakes in Old Crow Flats, Yukon Territory.
Pascale Roy-Léveillée
Carleton Univeristy
Spatial and Temporal Variation in Regional Snow Depth, Mackenzie Delta Area, Northwest Territories, Canada
Mike Palmer
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
The development of perennial frost mounds in Yakutia
Anna Urban
Permafrost Institute
The influence of snow on near-surface ground temperatures, Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary, Mackenzie Delta area, Northwest Territories.
Peter Douglass Morse
Carleton University
THE USE OF GROUND-BASED PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND SAR INTERFEROMETRY TO CHARACTERISE THE SURFACE MOTION OF AN ARCTIC GLACIER
Kenneth Whitehead
Department of Geography, University of Calgary
Permafrost Foundation Design / Slope Stability top
50 Years of Permafrost Engineering, Successes and Continued Challenges
Kevin Bjella
CRREL
Effect of repeated freeze-thaw action on consolidation property of fine grained soils
Baolin Wang
Geological Survey of Canada
Foundation Design and Construction for a New School in Talik Zone, Fort Good Hope, NT
Entzu Hsieh
AMEC Earth & Environmental
Generated thaw settlement profiles using autocorrelation function
J.F. (Derick) Nixon
Nixon Geotech Ltd
Pore Water Pressure Measurements and Consolidation during One-Dimensional Freezing
Mohammadali Kia
Skempton Pore Pressure Parameters in Frozen Soils
Mohammadali Kia
Unique Circumstances Faced by Permanent Dam Designed and Constructed over Warm Permafrost
Cameron Colin Scott
SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc.
Unique Thermosyphon Roadway Test Site Spanning 11 Years
Anna M Wagner
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
Rock Glaciers top
Characteristics of two Rock Glaciers in the Arid Argentinean Andes Based on Initial Surface Investigations
Lukas Arenson
BGC Engineering Inc.
Extreme hydrologic events in the outer Mackenzie Delta
Philip Marsh
National Hydrology Research Centre
Remote Sensing-based Modelling and Mapping of Permafrost for Wapusk National Park
Yu Zhang
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Sub-surface Heterogeneities in the Murtèl - Corvatsch Rock Glacier, Switzerland
Lukas Arenson
BGC Engineering Inc.
Geotechnical top
Brownfields and Redevelopment top
Design of Clay Liners top
Geohazards top
A Case History on a challenging encapsulated double lined containment systems for an experimental Lime Sludge Pond Facility
Brian William Fraser
Layfield Environmental Systems
A Case Study: The Seismic Stability of an Upstream-Raised Tailings Impoundment (Part I)
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin
A Case Study: The Seismic Stability of an Upstream-Raised Tailings Impoundment (Part II)
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin
A Railway Ground Hazard Risk Characterization Methodology
Tim Keegan
BGC Engineering Inc.
An integrated mass movement monitoring system for landslide hazard assessment at Gascons, Gaspé Peninsula, Québec
Jacques Locat
Université Laval
ASSESSMENT OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL OF A SITE IN OTTAWA USING SHEAR WAVE VELOCITIES
Ali Nasseri-Moghaddam
Inspec-Sol Inc.
Design of an instrumented monitoring system for the Inner Northern Busway Project, Brisbane
Trevor Walter Smith
Coffey Geotechnics
Exploring the possible types of failure of the saddle dike of Ha!Ha! Dam, Saguenay area, Quebec, Canada
Mohammadreza Rajabalinejad
Full-Scale Chilled Pipeline Frost Heave Testing, Fairbanks, Alaska
Beez B Hazen
Northern Engineering & Scientific
Geomechanical behaviour of rail-track structures constructed over soft peat foundations
Michael Hendry
University of Saskatchewan
Geotechnical Assessment of Shallow (Surficial) Slope Stability Zoning on the Proposed Paskapoo Slopes Park, Calgary
Hong Joanna Chen
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
GIS Based Landslide Inventory For Complex Earth Slides, Peace River, Alberta
James Morgan
Energy Resources Conservation Board, Alberta Geological Survey
Groundwater inflow in thrust fault zones into rock tunnels, Iran
Hamid Reza Zarei
Tarbiat Modares University
Heave Prediction of Expansive Soil Review and Advance
Mohammad Farid Abbas
King Saud University-Bugshan Resarch Chair for Expansive Soils
Landslide movements and their characteristics, Town of Peace River, Alberta
Tai-Hoon KIM
University of Alberta
LIQUEFACTION SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SILTY SANDS AND N0N-PLASTIC SILT FROM CYCLIC DSS TESTS
John P. Sully
MEG Consulting Limited
Marine Geophysics as a Risk Management Tool
Robert Perrin
Moments in deteriorated cast iron pipes resulting from differential ground movement
Masoumeh Saiyar
GeoEngineering Center Queen's-RMC, Queen's University
Monitoring Turtle Mountain using ground-based synthetic aperture radar (GB-InSAR)
John F Dehls
Alberta Geological Survey
New developments on the structural and run-out analysis of the Frank slide, Alberta, Canada
Florian Humair
IGAR Institute of geomatics and risk analysis, University of Lausanne
Numerical Investigation of Axial/Lateral Pipeline/Soil Interaction in Sand
NASSER DAIYAN
Memorial University
Response of Piles under Lateral Harmonic Vibrations
Ahamd Dehghanoor Sichani
Seismic Q (Attenuation) Measurements in Leda Clay within the Ottawa Area
Heather Crow
Geological Survey of Canada
SITE RESPONSE ANALYSIS FOR “CLASS D” SITES UNDER STRONG GROUND MOTIONS
Deyab R. Gamal-El-Dean
Levelton Consultants Ltd.
The Golden Ears Bridge Design-Build Project: Geotechnical Monitoring for Unnamed Creek Bridge Construction
Casan King L. Sampaco
CH2M HILL International/Autoridad del Canal de Panama
Timr Dependent Risk Analysis Framework for Hill Side Development
Indra Sati Harahap
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Harbour and Shoreline Geotechniques top
Behaviour of bridge abutment foundations on 3D slopes under combined cyclic loading: model study
Md. Ariful Islam
UNSW@ADFA
DEM Simulation of Tunnel Construction in Sandy-Gravel Ground by EPB Method
Shunhua Zhou
DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF A MECHANICALLY STABILIZED EARTH WALL
Ali Amini
Naesgaard Geotechnical Ltd.
EFFECT OF GEOFOAM ON FRONT EARTH PRESSURE ON RETAINING WALL
Gihan Elsayed Abdelrahman
Faculty of Engineering-Fayoum University
Estimating the Preconsolidation Stress of Disturbed Clays
Jun Xie
Experimental Equations for Selection of Proper Hammer for Driving a Pile
Massoud Palassi
University of Tehran
Finite Element Analysis of Load Contribution Between Pile And Raft In Piled Raft Foundations
Azita Ebrahim
Geosynthetics as eco-friendly defence against erosion in arctic regions
JOHN M. LOSTUMBO
TENCATE GEOSYNTHETICS
Intake Seawater Pipeline Protection Design in Sandy Soils by Using of Drag Anchors Static Equilibrium Analysis in IRAN LNG Port
hamid alielahi
NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF BATTER PILE GROUP IN SANDS
MOHAMMAD REZA RAHIMI
Seismic Performance of Gravity Quay Walls in Unimproved and in Improved Soils
Heba Kamal Morsy
Housing&Building National Research Center
SETTLEMENT OF GROUP OF STONE COLUMNS
Tahar Ayadat
The Embankment Slope Design for a Tailings Dam in Manitoba
Jun Xie
The undrained response of loose silt sands containing gas bubbles
Chamika Kaumal Haththotuwa
University of Calgary
THE USE OF SHEAR WAVE VELOCITY MEASUREMENTS TO ASSESS THE LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL OF A SITE IN OTTAWA
Ali Nasseri-Moghaddam
Inspec-Sol Inc.
VERTICAL LOAD-DISPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR
Gihan Elsayed Abdelrahman
Faculty of Engineering-Fayoum University
Marine Geotechniques top
Assesment of Submarine Slope Failures in Gas Hydrate Bearing Sediments Using Numerical Methods
Pirahas Balasingam
University of Calgary
Centrifuge Modeling of Offshore Anchor Piles under Mooring Forces in Dense Sand
Mohamed Ramadan
Memorial University
CROSS BASIN COMPARISON OF GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS; ORPHAN, ST. PIERRE AND CENTRAL SCOTIA SLOPE
Kevin MacKillop
Facies Analysis, Depositional Environment and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Neocomian Fahliyan Formation in North Dezful Embayment,
Mostafa Sabouhi
Young Researchers Club,Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch
Parametric Study of Offshore Anchor Piles Behavior under Mooring Forces in Dense Sand
Mohamed Ramadan
Memorial University
Mine Site Remediation top
Electrokinetic Remediation of Soft Clay Soil Contaminated with Heavy Metals
Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan
Lakehead University
Field Measurement of Resuspension in a Tailings Pond by Acoustic Doppler and Optical Backscatter Instruments
Laxmi Kant Kachhwal
The University of Western Ontario
HYDROLOGICAL FLOW THROUGH WASTE ROCK PILES
Murray Fredlund
SoilVision Systems Ltd.
Managing Uncertainty in Oil Sands Tailings Reclamation by Evaporative Desiccation and Freeze-Thaw Dewatering
Gennaro Esposito
Norwest Corporation
Numerical Modeling of Atmospheric Controls on Gas Flow Directions in the No. 1 Shaft Waste Rock Dump, Sullivan Mine, B.C.
Rene Lefebvre
INRS, Centre - Eau Terre Environnement
PHYSICAL AND NUMICAL MODELLING OF A MONOLAYER COVER ON REACTIVE TAILINGS
Geraldine Cosset
École Polytechnique de Montréal
PHYSICAL MODELING OF HIGH SULPHIDE MINE TAILINGS SUBAQUEOUS DISPOSAL: IMPACT OF HYDRODYMANIC CONDITIONS ON THE COVER WATER QUALITY
Akué Sylvette Awoh
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue
Rheological properties of thickened tailings and cemented paste tailings and the effects of mixture characteristics on shearing behavior.
Drissa OUATTARA
Université du Québec en abitibi Témiscamingue
Non-textbook Soils/Waste Soils top
Centrifuge-Dewatered Mature Fine Tailings: Geotechnical Observations from a Field Test
Jack Seto
BGC Engineering Inc.
Cyclic and Post-cyclic Laboratory Test Results on High Quality Samples of Filter Pressed Mine Tailings
Rick Friedel
Factors affecting the drained and undrained strength of deposited mine tailings beds in the very low stress range
Rozalina Dimitrova
University of Western Ontario
Field and laboratory consolidation of clays with constant water content with depth
Simon Dickinson
TerrAtlantic Engineering Limited
Geotechnical Properties of Mine Tailings and Implications for Tailings Storage Facility Design
Christopher Alan Johns
Coffey Mining
Numerical modelling of soil cover over tailings slurry
Ernest Naesgaard
Naesgaard Geotechnical Ltd.
Pavement Model Tank Tests on Recycled Aggregate
Piratheepan Jegatheesan
Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology
SIMULATION OF OIL SANDS IN-LINE THICKENED TAILINGS DEPOSITION
Silawat Jeeravipoolvarn
University of Alberta
Static and Seismic Stability Analysis of the Largest Malaysian Sanitary Landfill
Hamed Saiedi
University of Calgary
Cross-Disciplinary top
Effects of Climate Change top
Geo-environmental Modelling top
Analysis of monolayer covers for the reclamation of acid generating tailings - Column tests and interpretation
Thomas PABST
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Challenges in hydro-geochemical modelling of surface paste disposal of mine wastes
Thomas Deschamps
Ecole des Mines de Douai
Geochemical transport modelling of acid generating tailings with a monolayer cover
Thomas PABST
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Lessons from Bed Erosion and Liner Rupture of a Large Storage Pond
Saied Saiedi
Universiti Teknologi PETROANS
Modeling of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Behaviour of Cement Paste Backfill Structures
Othman Nasir
Numerical modelling of contaminated neutral drainage from a waste rock field test plot
Isabelle Demers
UQAT
Performance of an experimental tunnel reduced-scale model
Morteza Esfehani
LVM-Technisol
Potential of contaminated neutral drainage generation from various Raglan Mines waste rocks
Marie-Pier Ethier
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)
Rates and controls of acid production in commercial-scale sulphur blocks
Tyler Birkham
Geoenvironmental Sustainability top
Behaviour of Expansive Soils at a Field Test Site
Yafei Hu
National Research Council Canada
EVAPOTRANSPIRATION DEWATERING EFFECT ON CT DEPOSITS BY NATIVE PLANTS
Shihong Wu
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
Immobilization of Arsenic in Mine Tailings using Standard and Nanoscale Metal Oxides
Catherine Mulligan
Concordia University
Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources Management in North Africa (Case Study in the Southern Part of Libya)
Fathi Mohamed
University of Ottawa
Laboratory Characterization of the Disposal of Surface Paste Tailings
Vincent Martin
Ecole Polytechnique
Parameter Estimation for Contaminant Transport through Waste Barrier System using Honey Bee Foraging Behavior
Jitendrapal (Jit) Sharma
University of Saskatchewan
Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination in Cold Regions
Mohammadali Kia
Test of Deep Ground Freezing to Isolate Arsenic-Filled Chambers in Underground Mine
Daryl Hockley
SRK Consulting Inc.
The Potential of Coal Combustion Products as Soft Soil Improvement Materials
Amer A.A. Awad
WorleyParsons Canada
Understating the performance of sealing materials under the influence of groundwater salinity
Sumi Siddiqua
University of Manitoba
Groundwater hydrology and slope stability top
Instrumentation top
Integration of SAA technology for coastal rock slope movement monitoring at Gascons, Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada
Lee Allen Danisch
Measurand Inc.
Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cement-Bentonite-Fly Ash Grout
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University of Calgary
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Doug Lowry
Armtec Limited Partnership
Design and Construction of a High Energy Rockfall Embankment on the Trans-Canada Highway
Michael Simons
Maccaferri Canada Ltd.
Geohazard Reviews Of Highway Corridors Through Mountainous And Foothills Terrain, Southwestern Alberta
Andrew Bidwell
AMEC
Recent Experience with Tunnels in Weak Rock in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Heinrich K Heinz
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Risk assessment of a road cut above Highway #1 near Chase, B.C.
Dwayne D Tannant
School of Engineering
The Flexible Use of Ground Support for the Inner Northern Busway Project, Brisbane, Australia.
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