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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 GeoSt.John's 2019. Over 425 abstracts were accepted to move on to the paper submission stage - our thanks go out to all submitters.

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Geotechnical Themes
Soil Mechanics and Foundations
1g model tests of vertically loaded GFRP piles
Hany El Naggar
Dalhousie University
3D Simulation of Packing of Heterogeneous Ellipsoidal Particles using Discrete Element Method
Elham Kheradmand
A combined DEM and XFEM approach for breakage modeling of angular rockfill materials
Ali Asghar Mirghasemi
University of Tehran
A comparative study of several axial design methods of piles implanted in a thick clay deposit: Pierre-de-Saurel wind farm case study
Noureddine Ghlamallah
Englobe
A Cursory Review of Local Design Practices and a Case Study of the Performance of Deep Foundations in Regina, SK
Richard Tsutomu Yoshida
Clifton Associates Ltd.
A geometrical parametric study on holding capacity of different drag embedment anchor families
amin aslkhalili
memorial univerity
A modern approach to the design of driven pre-cast concrete piles in Winnipeg
James Bartz
University of Manitoba
A modified stress path dependent softening law for deformation of soft clay under triaxial loading
Cong SHI
Ryerson University
A Numerical Study of the Effects of Contact Friction on CPT Results
Mohammad Mozaffari
University of Toronto
A simple approach for probabilistic internal stability analysis and design of reinforced soil walls
Richard J. Bathurst
Royal Military College of Canada
A study of the effect of pile size on horizontal subgrade reaction modulus
Fanyu Zhu
Alternative to Soldier Pile Walls – Using anchored high-tensile steel mesh for temporary excavation support in an urban environment
Tony L Gilman
Terrane Geoscience Inc.
An investigation into the Role of Soil Compaction on the Earth Pressure Distribution on Buried Box Culverts
Mahmoud Hussein
McGill University
An investigation of the von Mises stress oscillation of the steel catenary risers and its relationship with vessel oscillation patterns
Rahim Shoghi
Analytical Assessment of the Drilling Risers Stability in Newfoundland Deep Offshore
Mohammad Javad Moharrami
Analytical Modeling of Well-Conductor Seabed Interaction in Complex Layered Soil in Newfoundland Offshore
Mohammad Javad Moharrami
Application of deep learning recurrent neural network based constitutive model of soil in finite element analysis
Faria Ahmed
University of Ottawa
Assessment of small strain shear modulus in granular soils - Experimental investigation
Ibrahim Lashin
Sherbrooke University
Assessment of the geo-mechanical properties of lunar simulant soils
Aly Ahmed
ASSESSMENT OF THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE STABILITY OF SLOPES BY ESTIMATING THE FIELD OF LOCAL FACTOR OF SAFETY
Farsheed Bagheri
Axial Compression and Tension Field Load Test of Ground Screw Micropiles in Sandy Site
mujtaba khidri
Back-Calculating Pile Design Parameters in Till Deposits in Southern Ontario from Pile Driving Analyzer Tests - A Case Study
Tom Zalucki
Golder Associates Ltd.
Basal Reinforcement & RSS for a low - lying swampy area on Columbia Street, Waterloo, ON
NAG S
MACCAFERRI CANADA
Bearing capacity of an eccentrically and/or inclined loaded foundation on layered soils near a slope
RAJIB DEY
STANTEC
Behaviour of Circular and Square Monopile Structures Installed in Normally Consolidated Clays
Behrang Pedram
University of Rahman Ramsar
Capacity of driven precast prestressed concrete hexagonal piles installed in till: a Winnipeg geotechnical study
Ryan Belbas
TREK Geotechnical Inc.
Cofferdam Failure- Geotechnical Lesson Learned
Silvana Micic
Exp Services Inc.
Commissioning of A Large Calibration Chamber for CPT Testing in Silty Tailings
Wei Liu
University of Toronto
Compaction and Strength Characteristics of Polymer Modified Soils
James L Hanson
California Polytechnic State University
Comparative analysis of Poste Carignan liquefaction potential: a case study
Noureddine Ghlamallah
Englobe
Comparing various construction methods and geometry options in performance of MSE walls
Somaye Sadeghian
Beca
Comparison of different laboratory tests used for characterization of dynamic soil properties
mustapha abdellaziz
Université de Sherbrooke
Comparison of Direct Shear and Triaxial Tests on Soils from Lakeshore East Corridor in Toronto, Canada
Abraham Mineneh
Considerations for Resistance Factor Calibration in the National Building Code of Canada
Gordon A Fenton
Dalhousie University
Construction and Post-Construction Deformation Analysis of an MSE Wall Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Devon Joseph Adamson
University of Manitoba
Conventional method to estimate settlement of plate subjected to bi-axial loading
Khaled R. Khater
Fayoum University
Correlation between the PDA-Derived Pile Capacity and SPT N-Values
Markus Jesswein
Correlations of SPT, CPT and PMT Tests for Overburden Soils along Lakeshore West Corridor in Toronto, Canada
Abraham Mineneh
Design and Construction Challenges for a Deep Excavation and Building Foundations within Lacustrine Clay
David Field
Thurber Engineering Ltd
Design and construction of TBM launching shaft under artesian condition
Xiteng Liu
DESIGN OF HELICAL PILES SUBJECTED TO SEISMIC LOADING
Gustavo Padros
IPE Engineering Ltd
Designing of Deep Foundation Systems for Offshore and Onshore Facilities – Similarities and Dissimilarities
Hafeez Baba
SNC-Lavalin
Determination of failure mechanisms around displacement piles in overconsolidated sands using particle image velocimetry (PIV)
Fabrizio Di Camillo
Concordia University
DETERMINATION OF GROUPED PILES’ EFFECTIVE LENGTH BASED ON NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SOLUTION
zhongkun zhang
DISTURBANCE OF SURFICIAL GRANULAR SOIL DUE TO HELICAL PILE INSTALLATION
Gustavo Padros
IPE Engineering Ltd
Dynamic behavior of sand in drained cyclic simple shear loading
Mahmud Amer Al Tarhouni
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dynamic Properties of Cohesive Soils Using Innovative Piezoelectric Ring Actuator Setup & Correlations between Low and High Strain Stiffnesses
Saeed Ahmad
EFFECT OF FIBER CONTENT AND STRUCTURE ON THE CROSS-ANISOTROPIC BEHAVIOR OF FIBER-REINFORCED CLAY
Akhil Palat
University of Alberta
Effect of Imperfect Direct Simple Shear Test Boundary Conditions on the Calibration of Constitutive Models
Daniel Wai
University of Toronto
Effect of pile cross section on its behavior under cyclic lateral loading
Reza Imam
Effect of Soil-Reinforcement Interaction on Serviceability of Embankments on Soft Clay
Jitendrapal Sharma
York University
EFFECT OF SURFACTANT ON THE MECHANICAL RESPONSE OF A BENTONITE-KAOLINITE CLAY
Abouzar Sadrekarimi
Western University
Effect of TBM Tunnel advancement on raft twist of an existing raft foundation
Sumi Siddiqua
Effect of Thixotropic Aging on Compressibility and Shear Strength Characteristics of Reconstituted Soil
Md kausar Alam
Effects of surcharge on soil bearing capacity
Prapote Boonsinsuk
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
Equations to Correct SPT-N Values Obtained from Useing
Khaled R. Khater
Fayoum University
Evaluating the choose of an appropriate hardening rule for constitutive soil models in the simulation of ground response during the tunneling in urban
Hesam Aminpour
EVALUATION OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL FOR A DAM USING COMBINATION OF TRADITIONAL AND PERFORMANCE BASED SEISMIC DESIGN METHODS
Hassan Ali
GHD
Evaluation of shear strength and stress-dilatancy characteristics of unsaturated granular soils
emad Maleksaeedi
Evaluation of the liquefaction silty soils using DSS and TxSS
Betegard Jeudy
Experimental Investigation of Cement Mixing to Improve Lake Agassiz Clay
Toshiyuki Himeno
Experimental study on the evolution of shear strength of an expansive soil during freeze-thaw cycles
Zhong Han
Wuhan University
FEM-ANN Analysis of Serviceability Limit of Footings
Seyed Saeed Naseri
Full Scale Foundation Testing of Rammed Aggregate Pier Supported Foundations in the Toronto Waterfront
Andrew Drevininkas
Downunder Geotechnical Limited
Fundamental mechanism of cement in stabilizing Champlain Sea clay
Moulay youssef youssef Monsif
Geotechnical Characteristics of the St. Clair Clay Plain in the Windsor Area
Andrew Drevininkas
Downunder Geotechnical Limited
Geotechnical Characterization of a Glacio-Lacustrine Clay Deposit of the Abitibi Region – Case Study
Michaël Demers Bonin
Golder Associés Ltée
Geotechnical characterization of igneous saprolite using the Seismic Cone Penetration Test (SCPTu) from a jungle site in South America
Jose Sanchez-Marrou
Klohn Crippen Berger
Hogg's Hollow Bridge Widening
Minkyung Kwak
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
ICY: AN INTERFACE BETWEEN FINITE ELEMENT AND DISCRETE ELEMENT CODES COMSOL AND YADE
Pouyan Pirnia
Influence of tension cracks on the stability of unsupported trenches in vadose zone
Geeshpati Sivarama Sarma Yanamandra
Interpretation of Cyclic Resistance and CPT Tip Resistance in Silty Soils - The Critical State Framework
Edouardine-Pascale Ingabire
University of Toronto
Laboratory investigation on the effect of geotechnical properties of silts and fine sands on Marchetti dilatometer test results
Michael Ghali
University of Sherbrooke
LABORATORY METHOD FOR DETERMINING THERMAL RESISTIVITY OF A COARSE AGGREGATE MIXTURE
Caren Ackley
GHD
Large deformation finite element analysis of ground movement due to pile jacking in clay soils
Ripon Karmaker
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Low-strain dynamic properties of sensitive clays
giovanni cascante
University of Waterloo
Measurement of Stress in Sand
Dieter Stolle
McMaster University
Measurements of Ground-borne vibrations at wind turbine facilities
Jordan Kiss
Golder Associates Ltd.
Modifying the NorSand soil model to improve cyclic simple shear numerical predictions
Vincent Castonguay
Université Laval
New Image Analysis Method for Estimating Porosity Distribution of Soilcrete
Adriana Luis
Nondestructive evaluation of concrete deep foundations with focus on thermal methods
Simon K Gudina
Dr.
Novel implicit integration scheme on bounding surface plasticity in the unified model
ehsan taheri
Numerical Investigation of the Bearing Capacity of Skirted Ring Foundations on Clay
Timothy Newson
Western University
Numerical Modelling Of Large Scale Cyclce Triaxial Test For Tire Derived Aggregare (TDA)
Ahmed Moussa
Numerical Simulation of Temperature-Induced Consolidation of Soft Clay
Sang Inn Woo
Hannam Univ.
Numerical solution of the Richards equation: Numerical modeling of river bank erosion
Assane DIONE
University
Observations on the effect of strain and loading rate on monotonic and cyclic direct simple shear response of reconstituted Fraser River silts
Achala Soysa
University of British Columbia
Optimizing a foundation system for 7 stories building on nearly liquefiable soils (case study)
Benoit Latapie
WSP
Performance of Driven Steel H-Piles for Two New Interchange Bridges near Saskatoon, SK
Mike Amos
Clifton Associates
PHYSICAL MODELS FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Federico Fernandez
Geofed
Piezoelectric actuators in geotechnical testing apparatus – properties of these devices
Guillaume Dion
Pile Driving Effects on a Steel Truss Railway Bridge During Rehabilitation
Jon Osback
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Planning for a Future Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion: Application of Settlement Analyses
Ali Ghandeharioon
Klohn Crippen Berger
Post VSD aided test column characterization of consolidation and strength properties of oil sand tailings
MOIR HAUG
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Prediction of the Load-Displacement Response of Driven Piles with an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm
Markus Jesswein
Reduction of Strain Rate in Unconfined Compression Tests for Frozen Earth Structural Design
Joseph Anthony Sopko
Moretrench, A Hayward Baker Company
Reliability-Based Design Cost Optimization of Laterally Loaded Drilled Shafts Considering Spatial Variability of Clays
Zhe Luo
Runoff and infiltration estimates based on pore pressure changes in shallow aquitards
amirhossein shafaei shahboulaghi
Seismic Design of MSE Wall Using Time History Analysis and Finn and PM4Sand Constitutive Models to Predict Liquefaction Vulnerability of the ground un
Somaye Sadeghian
Beca
SETTLEMENT OF FLEXIBLE FOUNDATIONS ON STONE COLUMNS REINFORCED GROUNDS
Mohamed Elkasabgy
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
Shaking Table Tests of Model Hollow Fibre Reinforced Polymer Piles in Sand
Mohammadamin Hosseini
Carleton University- Geoengineering Research Group
Shear strength assessment of a well-graded clean sand
Riju Chandra Saha
Shear Wave Velocity Measurements in the Laboratory and compressibility of Canadian Clays
Dania Elbeggo
ÉTS
Slope stability analysis in the vadose zone using 2D and 3D numerical methods
Gregory Brennan
Slope stability analysis of sediments in the Southwind fjord, Baffin Island, Canada.
Meaghan Macquarrie
Soil Structure Interaction Case Modelling and Analysis of a Strip Footing in the vicinity of a Rigid Basement Wall
Majid Touqan
Some mathematical musings about extreme events for geotechnical risk, without (much of) the math
Pete Quinn
BGC Engineering Inc.
Static and Dynamic Load tests on Driven Steel Piles consisting of Deep Soft Clay Layers
Hassan Ali
GHD
Statistical Correlations between effective angle of internal friction (?’) and SPT- N value for cohesive glacial tills
Kanex Bala
exp services inc
Structuration in natural clay and oil sands tailings
Paul Simms
STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF THE TRUNCATION OF INPUT PARAMETERS IN THE PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS OF SLOPE STABILITY
Thiago Freitas de Porfirio Sousa
The Effect of Changing Particle Size of Tire Derived Aggregates (TDA) on Shear Strength Parameters
Khaled Zahran
Dalhousie University
The influence of slug characteristics on oscillation of steel catenary risers in the non-linear hysteretic seabed
Xiaoyu Dong
THE PIEZO-ELECTRIC RING ACTUATOR TECHNIQUE (P-RAT) – 16 YEARS OF PROGRESS
Mourad Karray
The significance of modeling complex layered soil strata in response of subsea structures to Arctic geohazards
Seyedhossein Hashemi
Time History Analysis VS Pseudo Static Analysis in MSE Wall Design Practice
Somaye Sadeghian
Beca
Towards the Estimation of Post-Seismic Settlement in Laboratory
Aya Fouad Bayoumi
Universite de Sherbrooke
Ultimate Vertical Capacity of Piles in Sands, a Numerical Approach
Behrang Pedram
University of Rahman Ramsar
Use of micropiles in Southern Ontario
Laifa Cao
WSP
Use of Particulate Mechanics Concept in Characterizing Soil and Crop Residue Interaction in Tillage Applications
Joash Bryan Quintana Adajar
University of Manitoba
Use of routine geotechnical investigation reports
Prapote Boonsinsuk
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology
Accounting for intrablock structures at rockmass and laboratory specimen scales
Jennifer J. Day
Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of New Brunswi
An Analytical Solution for Deformation of Underground Openings Excavated in Fractured Rocks
Amir R. Khoshboresh
DST Consulting Engineers Inc.
An experimental rock scratch study to determine the strength of frozen clay in the Arctic region
Iman Rostamsowlat
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Analysis of cutting tool properties for the Arctic linear cutting operation
Iman Rostamsowlat
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Analysis of underground excavations in a hydropower project excavated in volcanic rock.
Pedro Gerardo Hernández-Juárez
Technoproject
APPLICATION OF DIGITAL IMAGE CORRELATION ON NEWLY DESIGNED THREE-HINGE BUCKLING EXPERIMENTAL TEST
Mehdi Ghasemi Ghasemi
1987
Axial Response of Fully Grouted Rock Bolts using Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors (FOS)
Tyler O'Connor
RMC
Comprehensive Study of a Laboratory Procedure for Rock Anisotropy Investigation Through Physical, Mechanical, and Drilling Measurements
Abdelsalam Abugharara
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Determination of the formation properties from Rotary Percussion Drilling data
Zijian Li
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Determining the most representative parameter for quantifying the rock block size used for evaluating the hydraulic erodibility of rock
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Ensuring Quality Control in Geotechnical Core Logging Practice Using a Mixed Reality Approach
Omar Elias Chang
Simon Fraser University
Estimation of distance between convergence stations with numerical method and artificial neural network (case study: Bazi Deraz tunnel)
Masoud Ghaemi
Evaluating characterization methods of joint surface roughness to improve preliminary strength estimates of rock joints
Timothy Robert Packulak
Queen's University
Evaluation of Rockfall Hazard, Risk Analysis and Development of Mitigation Options for Grassi Lakes Day Use and Rock Climbing Area
David Field
Thurber Engineering Ltd
Geomechanics Study of Ore and Host Rocks for Narrow Vein Mining
Yingjian Xiao
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Hanging wall stability in sustainable mining while drilling
Javad Someehneshin
Hazard identification,stability assessment & risk mitigation overview of near surface openings & pillars at the former Mine Principale, in Chibougamau
Eliane Cabot
Wood Environment & Infrastructure
Identifying Coring-induced Damage Initiation Stress Level in Brittle Rocks
Navid Bahrani
Dalhousie University
influence of water and acidic flows on the Ageing of cement grouted joint in dam foundation
Nicolas Néron
Université de Sherbrooke
Inspection and assessment of rock face condition in existing hydroelectric schemes for maintenance purposes
Judith Bouchard
Introducing a new criterion for under ground space
Masoud Ghaemi
Investigating large underground cavities: A Case Study at the Hull Trestle Bridge, Gatineau, Quebec
Raymond Haché
Stantec Consulting Limited
Investigation of Drilling Performance in Core Bit Drilling using passive Vibration-Assisted Rotational Drilling (pVARD) Technology
Md. Shaheen Shah
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Investigation of Hole Widening Drilling Using Cutting Analysis
Daiyan Ahmed
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Long-term, Time-Dependent Deformation Behavior of The Queenston Shale In Lubricant Fluids
Hayder M.S. Al-Maamori
Longitudinal Displacement Profiles for Convergence-Confinement Analysis of Excavations
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
Longitudinal Displacement Profiles for Convergence-Confinement Analysis of Excavations
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
New Performance in Tunneling Excavation Using the Forepooling (Right – Left) Technique
Masoud Ghaemi
ON THE EVALUATION OF JRC EFFECT ON THE SHEAR STRENGTH OF ROCK JOINTS: REVERSE MODELING OF ROCK JOINTS USING A GEO-STATISTICAL SEMIVARIOGRAM MODEL AND
Ghasem Shams
Université de Sherbrooke
Probabilistic evaluation of the effect of rock mass geomechanical variability on open stope probability of failure using numerical modeling
Shahriyar Heidarzadeh
Rock fall case history: Highway 15, Eastern Ontario
Raymond Haché
Stantec Consulting Limited
rock joint system in Montreal
Nooshin Falaknaz
AECOM
Rock mass characterization for a proposed highway rock cut using the new V-GSI quantification
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Rock slope stability and snow disposal capacity optimization, St-Michel Quarry, City of Montréal
Andre Rancourt
CIMA+
Rock Strength Estimation Through Oriented Drilling and Coring Operation
Abdelsalam Abugharara
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Sample selection guidelines for unconfined compressive laboratory tests in hydrothermally veined rockmasses
Matthew Clark
UNB Fredericton
Statistical Analysis of the Q-System and Ground Support in Different Tunnel Conditions
Ryan Ziebarth
Subsurface rock interface imaging with the application of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Zijian Li
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The impact of a salt deposit’s origin on its exploitation - three case-studies from underground mining operations
Jonathan D Aubertin
Morton Salt
Widening Drilling Operation: Performance Analysis on the Application of Fixed Cutter Drill Bits in Hard Rock Formation
Jeronimo de Moura Junior
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Landslides and Geohazards
3-Dimensional Rockfall Volumetric Analysis: A Case Study from the White Canyon, British Columbia, Canada
Melanie Coombs
Queen's University
A More Accurate Way to Measure Spatial Correlation Length – ARIMA Models
Sina Javankhoshdel
Rocscience
A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF A LANDSLIDE CONSIDERING THE RESIDUAL UNSATURATED SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL
Xiuhan Yang
University of Ottawa
A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE PIPE-SOIL INTERACTION PARAMETERS FOR BURIED PIPELINE
Kshama Roy
Northern Crescent Inc.
A general comparison between RLEM and RFEM approaches for slopes with simple geometries
Sina Javankhoshdel
Rocscience
A Summary of Landslides in Lacustrine/Marine Clay Deposits in Western Newfoundland - Failure causes, Mechanisms and Remediations
RAJIB DEY
STANTEC
A useful tool to assess the seismic stability of clayey slopes: the spectral pseudo-static approach
Jonathan Mole
1995
Analysis of three variables and their potential impact on slope stability of the Borden Bridge landslide
Jenae Nixon
Clifton Associates Ltd
Application of ground-based interferometry for rock slope monitoring in Canadian conditions
Adam Woods
University of Alberta
Application of PM4Silt and PM4Sand to simulate cyclic behavior of a low plasticity fine-grained soil mixture
Mohammad Zarrabi
Assessing landslide deformation using trees in terrestrial lidar data
Megan van Veen
BGC Engineering Inc.
Challenges in Assessing Hydraulic Fill Dams Built in the 1920s for Liquefaction and Piping Potential
Thuraisamy Thavaraj
CLIMATIC TRIGGER SIGNATURE AND ADVERSE GROUND CONDITIONS RESULTING IN DESTRUCTIVE DEBRIS FLOW EVENTS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA DURING THE FALL 2017
Tim Robert Keegan
Klohn Crippen Berger
Climatic Trigger Signature Preceding Deep-seated Rock Slides in Canada
Tim Robert Keegan
Klohn Crippen Berger
Cuckoo 3D Search Method Efficiencies
Murray D Fredlund
SoilVision Systems Ltd.
DEBRIS FLOW IN A WILDFIRE AFFECTED BASIN IN THE FRASER CANYON
Tim Robert Keegan
Klohn Crippen Berger
Design and Construction of an Anchored Tangent Pile Wall to Buttress an Existing Pile Wall Approaching Failure
Tamer Elshimi
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Engineering Geological Characterization of the 2014 Jure Landslide: An Interactive Mixed-Reality Approach to Hazard Identification and Mitigation
Jesse Konrad Mysiorek
Simon Fraser University
Evaluation of existing constitutive models in nonlinear 1D effective stress ground response analysis
Samuel Yniesta
Polytechnique Montréal
Field Investigation of Suction Distribution and Water Flow Characteristics in a Modified Capillary Barrier System
Gambo Haruna Yunusa
Bayero University Kano
Geotechnical instrumentation of a tangent cast-in-place pile wall in Peace River, Alberta
Luis Alberto Martinez
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Ground nonlinear dynamic response by considering multi-dimensional seismic site effects
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Ground water regime with slope stability: a reappraisal
marc-andre bedard
WSP
Historical landslides that have caused fatalities in Canada (1771-2018), a review
Andrée Blais-Stevens
Geological Survey of Canada
Induced Seismicity in Fox Creek, AB: Amplification Function and Foundation Factors
Gennaro Esposito
Shell
Interpretation of a prehistoric earthquake from geotechnical studies of three sensitive clay landslides in eastern Canada
Baolin Wang
Keillor Point: Geotechnical Monitoring and Construction of a Public Viewing Area on the Flank of a Landslide in Edmonton, Alberta
Kristen Tappenden
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Landslide Stabilization Using Wick Drain Dewatering of Artesian Groundwater Pressures - Highway 40:30 North of Hinton, Alberta
Ken Froese
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Landslide Susceptibility Mapping for Large Landslides in Saskatchewan
Casey Dowling
Large deformation Finite Element Modelling of Earthquake Induced Landslide in Sensitive Clay to Predict the Exerted Loads on Pipeline
Naveel Islam
Military Institute of Science & Technology
Large Scale Flood, Steep Creek, and Landslide-Dam Flood Risk Prioritization in British Columbia, Canada
Kris Holm
BGC Engineering, Inc.
Linear infrastructure hazard management: Designing a workflow for improved rockfall pre-failure deformation tracking and forecasting
Alexander James Graham
Queen's University
Mapping combined effects of rainfall and snowmelt on landslide susceptibility of sensitive marine clays in Ottawa area
Mohammad AL-Umar
Mesh size determination for dynamic Finite Element Analysis in 2D and 3D: a reappraisal
Alain Plaisant
Modeling of seepage in an Eulerian-based finite element analysis
Jin Chen
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF BURIED PIPELINES UNDER LANDSLIDES
Farzad Eskandari
Numerical modelling of downward progressive failure in sensitive clays; the case of the 1976 landslide at Saint-Fabien, Québec
Frédérique Tremblay-Auger
Université Laval
Precipitation landslide warning system predicts first event since implementation in 2008
Chris Bunce
BGC Engineering Inc.
Prediction of Static Liquefaction Landslides
Abouzar Sadrekarimi
Western University
Priorisation des travaux de stabilisation de talus sur le réseau routier québécois
Marie-Christine Delisle
Ministère des Transports du Québec
Probabilistic slope stability analysis considering the influence of hysteresis and heterogeneity of soil
seyedmehdi poor moosavian
Railway geohazard risk management: some practical experiences with geohazard warning thresholds
Pete Quinn
BGC Engineering Inc.
Railway geohazard risk management: the challenge of prioritization among evidently equal risks
Pete Quinn
BGC Engineering Inc.
Reconstruction of a roadway over an active landslide using lightweight cellular concrete
Brad Dolton
Remote monitoring of passive support of pile stabilized slopes
Samuel McCall
Queen's University
Risk Managment of the Prospect Point Landslide
Allen Kelly
Sinkhole remediation using compaction and jet grouting
Naresh Gurpersaud
Keller
Some common omissions in slope stability analyses
Hassan Gilani
GHD Limited
Stiffness Degradation and Sample Damage of Clay Shales in a River Valley Landslide
Jordan Antunes
Clifton Associates
Temporal Effects of Changing Water Content on Slope Stability Caused by an Intense Soil Moisture Deficit
Kelvin Sattler
The Badlands Rockslide, Alberta, Canada: Investigation and characterization of the failure causes
Mahya Roustaei
U of A
The Chin Coulee Landslide in southern Alberta: Combining historic documentation and recent monitoring technologies for landslide interpretation
Evan Deane
The Energy Reduction Factor for flowslides: a new parameter to assess the energy used for landslide-tsunami initiation
Dominique Turmel
Universite Laval
The estimated economic impacts of prairie landslides in western Canada
Michael Porter
BGC Engineering Inc.
The Impact on Riverbank Stability and Flood Protection Structures of Artesian Groundwater Conditions in Soft Glacio-Lacustrine Clays
Rob Kenyon
KGS Group
The relationship between initiation of landslides and rainfall-intensity duration threshold in Queensland, Australia
Alawaththegama Gedara Tharindu Bhagya Bandara Abeykoon
Queensland University of Technology
Mining Geotechnics and Hydrogeology
An analysis of laboratory tests to obtain the friction angle of rockfill from small to large scales
akram deiminiat
An Introduction to the Hydrogeology Of The Iron Ore Company Of Canada (IOC) Open Pit Mine Located In Subarctic Labrador Canada
Patrick Moran
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Assessment of pressure losses during transport by pipeline of pond-settled acid mine drainage treatment sludge
MAMERT MBONIMPA
RIME -UQAT
Assessment of static liquefaction susceptibility of early age cemented paste backfills
Tikou Belem
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Assessment of the influence of aqueous solutions chemistry on the water absorbency of recycled superabsorbent polymers
Lotiyé Elisée Poudama
UQAT
Combining shallow hydrogeological characterization with a data collected from boreholes for determining hydrofacies in the Valin River paleodelta
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Considerations for the evaluation of the sesimic performance of tailings impoundments
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Creep and structuration in centrifuge cake oil sands tailings
Paul Simms
Cuttings Transportation and Hole Cleaning of Airlift Assisted Reverse Circulation Drilling
Md. Mizanur Rahman
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dealing with Risk and Uncertainty in Open Pit Stability
Lucy Philip
Determination of water retention curves for large-particle-size materials with high water retention capacities using a custom pressure extractor
Vincent Boulanger-Martel
RIME-UQAT
Effect of Temperature on the Rheological Properties of Cemented Paste Backfill
Sada Haruna
University of Ottawa
Effect of various chemical trteatments on consolidation of oil sands fluid fine tailings
Louis Katele Kabwe
University of Alberta
Évaluation du potentiel de séquestration de métaux lourds contenus dans des pulpes de résidus miniers par les polymères superabsorbants (PSA)
Nor el Hoda addi
uqat
Evaluation of the evapotranspiration under humid climate: example of the abandoned Manitou mine site, Quebec, Canada
Abdelkabir Maqsoud
UQAT
Factors affecting the measurement of the lateral earth pressure at rest for cemented soils using Oedometer- type testing method
Mohammadamin Jafari
University of Toronto
GEOTECHNICAL ASSESSMENT OF CRUSHED WASTE ROCK FOR VALORIZATION IN SURFACE COURSE OF MINE HAUL ROADS
Antoine Laverdière
Geotechnical Tailings Characterization at Canadian Malartic Mine – Case Study
Michaël Demers Bonin
Golder Associés Ltée
Hydro-TISAR and Hydro-SEEp – State of the art geophysical techniques for geotechnical and hydrogeological investigations
Daniel Campos
Geophysique GPR International inc.
Hydrogeological assessment of waste rock properties using infiltration tests and numerical simulations
Vincent Martin
Identifying the potential anthropogenic sources of groundwater contamination - Case study of the expanding urban area of Taleza in Algeria
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Influence of water pressures on the stress distribution in inclined backfilled stopes
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Polytechnique de Montréal
Integration of Environmental Considerations into Mine Waste Planning
Rebecca Hurtubise
Ms
Lime stabilization of soil-sludge mixtures for a potential use in dry covers for mine site rehabilitation
MAMERT MBONIMPA
RIME -UQAT
Low temperature geothermal resources in the Canadian Shield: The feasibility of using abandoned mines in Quebec as a heat source
Andrea Louise Frances Morgan
On Uniaxial compressive strength of cemented paste backfill
Mohammadamin Jafari
University of Toronto
Operational Risk Management for Critical Pit Wall Deformation at an Oil Sands Mine
Dustin John McLachlan
Wood Environment & Infrastructure
Optimization of mine waste co-disposition in open pits: Experimental and numerical study of tailings consolidation with waste rock inclusions
Roseline Lévesque
IRME
Optimization of superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) dosage for dewatering mine tailings slurry
Cyrille Ngandu KABAMBA
IRME
Physical modelling to investigate tailings consolidation near a waste rock inclusion
Faustin Saleh Mbemba
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
Recommendations to solution flow monitoring of crushed heap leach pads
Gino Calderon Vizcarra
Universidad Católica San Pablo
Shaking Table Testing of Liquefaction Potential of Cemented Paste Backfill: Effect of Backfill Temperature
Imad Alainachi
University of Ottawa
STORATIVITY AND TRANSMISSIVITY FROM RECOVERY TEST IN INFINITE CONFINED AQUIFERS: A COMPARISON OF METHODS
djaouida chenaf
Sustainable Mining through Innovations in Mine Waste and Tailings Management
Ljiljana Josic
SNC-Lavalin Inc
Tailings migration through waste rock inclusions: Laboratory column tests and field observations
Karim Essayad
Temperature dependence of interface shear behaviour of cemented paste backfill-rock
Kun Fang
University of Ottawa
Test column study to estimate hydraulic conductivity for fluid fine tailings
Yagmur Babaoglu
The application of a risk-based approach to Mount Polley tailings storage facility
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
The behavior of saturated artificial cemented silt under high-pressure isotropic compression tests
Mohammadamin Jafari
University of Toronto
The effect of waste rock inclusions configuration on the seismic stability of tailings impoundments
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Polytechnique de Montréal
The use of stone columns to facilitate the upstream raising of tailings dikes
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Use of a reduced scale physical model of a mine stope for assessing waste rock barricades potential instabilities due to early age pastefill pressure
Mutaz NUJAIM
UQAT
Using Optical Microscope and Image processing techniques for fabric analysis in tailings and clays
Muhammad Hissan Khattak
Carleton University
Water balance modelling of a vertically heterogeneous monolayer cover with an elevated water table: the Manitou site case study
Yves-Dady Botula
Water Retention Curve and Effective Diffusion Coefficient of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Permeated with Synthetic Acid Mine Drainage
Nathalie Chevé
Geoenvironmental Engineering
ASSESSING PREDICTION TECHNIQUES FOR PARTICLE MIGRATION THROUGH GEOTEXTILES
Masoumeh Alimohammadi
Assessment of Large-Strain Consolidation Using Applied Negative Water Pressure and Gained Shear Strength of Saturated/Unsaturated Treated Fluid Fine T
Bereket Fisseha
University of Alberta
Calgary Zoo Flood Mitigation: Groundwater Management and Dewatering on an Island
Soren Poschmann
ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.
Controlling water infiltration on a waste rock dike: design, construction and in situ monitoring of an experimental cell simulating a cover made of mi
Alex Kalonji-Kabambi
Discovery of indigenous biosurfactant-producing oil-degrading species from oily tailings ponds waste and its biodegradation ability
Nayereh Saborimanesh
Effect of Climate Change on Soil Embankment Stability
Leila Baninajarian
Effect of Temperature on Cadmium Sorption in Various Soils
Yassaman Babaee
York University
Effects of heat transfer mechanism between the wellbore and the adjacent saturated porous medium on thermal-induced poroelasticty
Xinle Zhai
Environmental Risk Assessment Associated with a Sewage Lagoon Managed by the Canadian Armed Forces
Jean-Luc Armstrong
Royal Military College of Canada
Experimental Investigation on the Impact of Sand/Bentonite Mixing Ratio and Degree of Saturation on the Thermal Properties of Sand-Bentonite Mixtures
Othman Nasir
UNB
Influence of pipeline transport on sedimentation and consolidation of flocculated Fluid Fine Tailings (fFFT)
Abdulghader Abdulrahman Aldaeef
Carleton University
Near-Field Thermo-Mechanical Coupled Processes in Host Rocks of High-Level Waste Deep Geological Repositories
Othman Nasir
UNB
Optimization of sewage lagoon systems operations: an investigation into the removal of metals from wastewater
maame Addai
Research and Analysis on Urban Underground Geoenvironmental Space
zhongkun zhang
Reutilization of organic-adsorbed bentonite as building materials: stability evaluation and mechanisms analysis
Sumi Siddiqua
Valorization of waste rocks in monolayer covers coupled with elevated water table
Karine Sylvain
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Transportation Geotechnics
A poromechanics approach to assess the effect of frost heave on double-barrel culverts in cold regions
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
A study on the effect of moisture content on the mechanical properties of pavement structure determined by Falling Weight Deflectometer Test
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Assessment of Ground Borne Mechanical Vibrations Induced by Class I Fright Trains
Majid Touqan
CALIBRATION OF P-Y CURVES USING LATERAL LOAD TEST RESULTS IN COHESIVE AND COHSIOLESS SOILS FOR LARGE DIAMETER DRILLED SHAFT
Riad Diab
SNC Lavalin
Case Study – Innovative embankment design and construction using ground improvement and mechanically stabilized earth technology
David Staseff
MTO
Comparative modeling study of beam theories for the analysis of pavement on expansive soils
Debojit Sarker
Louisiana Tech University
Comparison of tested capacities of HP and steel pipe piles of similar lengths installed in a firm clay deposit underlying the Holland Marsh, Ontario
Ramy Saadeldin
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Consolidation behaviour of colluvium derived from overconsolidated glaciolacustrine deposits under highway embankment fills
Martin Devonald
BGC Engineering Inc.
Construction of Road Embankment over Priddis Slough Using Wick Drains and Preloading
Martin Lun
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
D
Gholamreza Saghaee
SNC-Lavalin
D
Gholamreza Saghaee
SNC-Lavalin
Design of large diameter single drilled shafts supporting the 650-span structure for the REM project in Montreal using Osterberg-Cell static load test
Riad Diab
SNC Lavalin
Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Stone Column Reinforced Embankments in Saskatoon, SK
Kent Bannister
TREK Geotechnical Inc.
EXTRACTION OF DEPTH TO BEDROCK FROM AIRBORNE ELECTROMAGNETIC DATA USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS
Andi Pfaffhuber
Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of a Multi-Pathway on Soft Compressible Deposits
Vasantha Wijeyakulasuriya
WSP
Geotechnical Risk Mitigation During Preliminary Design for the Toronto Downtown Relief Line South
Michael Dutton
Arup Canada
Geotechnical – Hydrotechnical interaction for design and construction of runoff diversion channel at a high precipitation jungle site in South America
Jose Sanchez-Marrou
Klohn Crippen Berger
Highway 27:10 - Replacement of Red Deer River Bridge East of Morrin, Alberta: Abutment Pile Stability Wall
Stephen Coulter
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
IN-SITU ASSESSMENT OF DYNAMIC RAILWAY TRACK BEHAVIOR
Majid Touqan
Mechanical Properties of Pavement Subgrade material that Contains Plastic Waste
Mukhtar Elseddig Abukhettala
University of Ottawa
Numerical Modelling of High Embankment Built on Soft Soil
Alaeddine Saab
Performing ground-structure interaction analyses with concurrent geotechnical investigation for tunnel lining design
Michael Dutton
Arup Canada
Practical limitations in near real-time data collection for automated data acquisition systems in geotechnical engineering: A case study
Vincent Le Borgne
Remediation of Slope Failure in the Application of Lightweight Fill and Timber Piles on Highway 17 in Ontario
Silvana Micic
Exp Services Inc.
Risk assessment of landslides impacting provincial Highway 8-06-40 near Tantallon, SK
Harpreet Panesar
Government of Saskatchewan
Settlement Analysis on Glacio-Lacustrine Clays using Observational Method for a New Interchange in Winnipeg, Manitoba
David Kurz
KGS Group
Stabilization of Rail Track Bed, Mile 9, CN Dundas Sub
Colin Alston
Alston Geotechnical Consultants Inc
The effect of heat treatment on subgrade soil stabilized with bentonite and magnesium alkalinization
Sumi Siddiqua
Tunnel-induced surface settlements in Edmonton, Alberta
Xiaobo Wang
Thurber Engineering
Use of an Innovative Technology for Measuring Surface Roughness of Pavements
Prajwol Tamrakar
Tensar International Corporation
William R. Bennett bridge – Ten years of performance monitoring
Uthaya M Uthayakumar
Geosynthetics
Ageing of a Geocomposite Drain used in landfills applications- an initial study
Juliana Reinert
Queen's University
Alternative construction method for heavy duty gravel pads using high performance geocells
Meisam Norouzi
Stratum Logics
Antioxidant Depletion from Textured Conductive and Non-conductive HDPE Geomembranes in Chlorinated Water
Mohsen Zafari
Queen's University
Aramid Fibre Reinforcement Asphalt Concrete Pavements – An Introduction and Discussion on Canadian Usage
Michael Simons
Nilex Inc.
Asphalt Pavements Rehabilitation Using Coated Fiberglass Geogrids - A Case Study
Sam Bhat
Titan Environmental Containment Ltd
Effectiveness of T-shaped DCM columns in preventing excessive deformations in highway embankments
Samanthika Liyanapathirana
Western Sydney University
Geosynthetics Reinforced Railway Twinning Project – Canadian National Railway – Aurora, Ontario
Rene Laprade
TenCate Geosynthetics
LIMITATIONS IN USING STRAINS FROM INSTRUMENTED WALL TO DEVELOP AND VALIDATE DESIGN METHODS FOR GEOSYNTHETIC REINFORCED WALLS
Lalinda Weerasekara
WSP
Numerical analyses for evaluation of the shape of the distribution of the maximum reinforcement load in reinforced soil walls
Seyedhamed Mirmoradi
Numerical Modeling and Laboratory Validation of Geosynthetic Stabilized Structures
Lois G Schwarz
Tensar International Corp
On the Application of EPS Geofoam as a Seismic Buffer behind Retaining Structures
Mahmoud Hussein
McGill University
Performance of BGMs reinforced with glass fleece in mining applications
Alireza Samea
Queen's University
Preliminary investigation of freeze-thaw performance of geocell reinforced base courses
Cheng Lin
University of Victoria
Reinforcement & RSS for a low - lying swampy area on Columbia Street, Waterloo, ON
NAG S
MACCAFERRI CANADA
Reinforcement & RSS for a low - lying swampy area on Columbia Street, Waterloo, ON
NAG S
MACCAFERRI CANADA
Reinforcement & RSS for a low - lying swampy area on Columbia Street, Waterloo, ON
NAG S
MACCAFERRI CANADA
Reliability bearing capacity analysis of footings on reinforced soil with spatial variability
Richard J. Bathurst
Royal Military College of Canada
Use of a Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Retaining Structure to Eliminate Lateral Earth Pressure on Concrete Grade Beam Walls – A Case Study
Laxmi Kant Kachhwal
Nichols Environmental
Use of Light Weight Fill (LWF) in the MSE Wall
Daniel Qin Huang
Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc
Cold Regions Geotechnology
Ability and Shortcoming of Constitutive Models for Frozen Soil Behavior Simulation
ehsan taheri
Analyses of climatic data to determine the frost penetration depth based on statistical analyses and matching to measured ground temperature profiles
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Effects of culverts on the thermal-mechanical performance of highway embankments in the Arctic
Earl Marvin De Guzman
University of Manitoba
Finite element modeling of thaw consolidation
Rajith Sudilan Dayarathne
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Geothermal numerical model development at a permafrost site in the central Canadian Arctic
Cameron Ross
Investigation of the frost susceptibility of subgrade soil beneath railway tracks in different temperature boundary conditions
Mahya Roustaei
U of A
Making ice stronger: From the making of an aircraft carrier in WWII to applications in a changing climate
Robert Frederking
National Research Council
Mechanical behaviour of soilcrete with high cement content subject to freeze/thaw cycles
Chao Liu
University of Alberta
Modelling embankment temperatures in Arctic highways using thermal modifiers and surface energy balance boundary conditions
Earl Marvin De Guzman
University of Manitoba
Permafrost degradation under the China-Russia Crude Oil Pipeline and its mitigative measures
Guoyu Li
Sensitivity Analysis of Material Inputs for Ground Temperature Models in Permafrost
Greg Siemens
Royal Military College of Canada
Strain rate dependent analysis of free field ice gouging in dense sand
Afrouz Nematzadeh
1992
The influence of the initialization process on numerical simulation of the steady state seabed response to the ice gouging in sand
Afrouz Nematzadeh
1992
Using a Limit States Approach for Ice Road Design
Samuel A Proskin
Thurber Engineering
Sustainable Geotechnics
ENERGY-BASED DESIGN OF SUSTAINABLE EARTHWORKS COMPACTION
Federico Fernandez
Geofed
Foamed Glass Aggregate Lightweight Fill Over Compressible Soils
Theresa Andrejack Loux
AeroAggregates
Geotechnical Engineering as an Engineering Discipline
Ljubomir Bijeljanin
LWL Engineering Ltd.
Improving ground heat exchangers for geothermal heat pump systems with a water filled borehole and a thermally enhanced double U-pipe
Jasmin Raymond
LRFD FOR SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS USING PLATE LOAD TEST DATA
Sherif S. AbdelSalam
Numerical investigation of concrete energy pile behavior in Winnipeg using coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical analyses
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Poor soil retrieval by quicklime treatment
Morteza Esfehani
WSP Canada
Seasonal Thermal Storage in Ground Heat Pump Systems
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
The application of horizontal geothermal systems in Gillam (Manitoba): a case study
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Thermo-mechanical performance of a geothermal energy pile system for re-harvesting the energy loss through the basement of a building in cold regions
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
York Region mining project’s geotechnical and hydrogeological challenges overcome through the project design
Tamara Kondrachova
The Regional Municipality of York Region
Professional Practice
A comparison between free-field shear strain profiles using natural and synthetic earthquake motions in a case study
Naemeh Naghavi
Golder Associates Ltd.
Geosynthetics Reinforced Two-Staged MSE Wall Practice on Traffic Bridge, SK Project
Hardwin Zhen
EarthTech Solutions Corp
Offshore and Nearshore Geotechnical Issues
An analytical parametric study of the ice gouge impact on subsea buried flow lines in Canadian offshore territory
Mozhgan Asgarihajifirouz
An analytical parametric study of the ice ridge seabed interaction and the resultant scour depth in offshore Canada
Mozhgan Asgarihajifirouz
Analytical modeling of the touchdown point oscillation of steel catenary risers on mathematically expressed seabed trenches
Rahim Shoghi
Case Study: Installation of a Soil-Cement-Bentonite Groundwater Cutoff Wall in Argentia, Newfoundland
Nathan Coughenour
Geo-Solutions Inc
Cost-benefit evaluation of soft and hard approaches for Lake Erie shoreline protection
Zhe Luo
Design of laterally-loaded monopiles in layered soils using the PISA methodology
Stavros Panagoulias
Evaluation of penetration resistance of a Ball penetrometer in an anisotropic structured soil
Samanthika Liyanapathirana
Western Sydney University
Evaluation of pile tensile and lateral capacities under local scour conditions
Cheng Lin
University of Victoria
Geotechnical Characterization of Baffin Bay Marine Sediments
Kevin MacKillop
Monopile- Clay system subjected to lateral cyclic loading: Modified spring model and p-y curves
Bayan Fakhri Abu Safieh
Concordia University
NOVEL APPROACH FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED DESIGN AND COUPLED NONLINEAR SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION ANALYSIS OF PILES AND EMBEDDED SHAFTS IN LIQUEFIABLE SOIL
Sasan M. Iranpour
The influence of trenching and backfilling methodology on lateral response of buried subsea pipelines
Morteza Kianian
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dams and Embankments
3D Geological Modelling as a Tool for Evaluating Foundations – A Case Study for Lower Baker Dam, Washington State, USA
Cam Bartsch
Terrane Geoscience
A review of numerical modelling methods for internal erosion
Francois Duhaime
ETS
Additional investigation for the construction of a new dike in Matagami, Quebec
Jerome St-Michel
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Assessment of rapid drawdown using a coupled transient seepage-stability model that considers the reservoir level increase, steady-state level duratio
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Case Study: Design-Build of a Cement-Bentonite Groundwater Cutoff Wall in Fort-McMurray
Nathan Coughenour
Geo-Solutions Inc
Challenges Faced During Implementing Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines for High Consequences Dikes in South Western British Columbia, Canada
Aravinthan Thurairajah
GOLDER ASSOCIATES
Challenges in the performance-based design of tailings dams in high seismic zones
Mehdi Qoreishi
Klohn Crippen Berger
Closure and the Long-term Behaviour of Tailings Dams: Using Industry Experience to Fill in the Gaps
Haley Schafer
Diavik A21 Dike: Design and Construction
Angela Kupper
BGC Engineering
Evaluation of Inclinometer Errors and Their Impacts on Data Accuracy (Case Study Karkheh Dam & Golabar Dam)
Hussein Ghasemi
Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction
EVALUATION OF SESMIC PERFORMANCE OF EARTH DAMS IN EASTERN REGIONS OF CANADA USING ENERGY CONCEPT
Mourad Karray
Experimental study of particle size effects on uniaxial compressibility and creep of partially saturated small-scaled rockfill
Carlos Ovalle
Polytechnique Montréal
Geotechnical Characterization of Pleistocene Clay Deposits in the Athabasca Oilsands
Mahmoud Elbanna
Klohn Crippen Berger
Incorporating statistical analyses of base soil grain size distribution curves into the design of granular filters for embankment dams
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Internal erosion of zoned earthfill dams and their foundations: commentary on the state-of-practice
Jonathan Jonathan Fannin
University of British Columbia
Mitigation du potentiel d'érosion interne du barrage de la Chute-des-Georges
Pierre-Olivier Maltais
WSP Canada Inc.
Numerical modelling of a clay core earth fill dam with and without creep deformation
Irene Ubay
Rockfill density assessment of the Romaine-2 dam by measurement of shear wave velocities
Judith Bouchard
Seepage and stability analysis of a cofferdam in complex conditions
Pedro Gerardo Hernández-Juárez
Technoproject
SEEPAGE REMEDIATION AT A SMALL, REMOTE DAM - CASE STUDY OF LAC LA RONGE DAM IN NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN
Ryan Kozun
Clifton
Stress-strain Numerical Model of an Existing Upstream Tailings Storage Facility Built on Glacio-Lacustrine Clays – Case study
Michaël Demers Bonin
Golder Associés Ltée
The application of specialty grouting techniques
Naresh Gurpersaud
Keller
The Effect of Alluvial Foundation on the Earth Fill Dams Settlement
Masoud Ghaemi
Update on Rock Fill Settlement in a Highway Embankment in Northern Ontario: A Case Study
Andre Bom
Golder Associates Ltd.
Pipelines and Trenchless Technologies
A critical review of the soil springs for pipeline stress analysis
Kshama Roy
Northern Crescent Inc.
A fully coupled temperature-pore pressure-displacement analysis to study the effects of thawing near buried pipelines
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
A Novel Python Based Computer Program ‘PY-PSA’ for Buried Pipeline Stress Analysis
Abu Hena Muntakim
A parametric stability analysis of the buried subsea pipelines crossing the shoreline
Mehdi Esmaeilzadeh
A SUGGESTED SOIL AND/OR ROCK TO PIPELINE LANDSLIDE INTERACTION CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Doug Lincoln Dewar
Unattached
APPLICATION OF GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN PIPELINE ENGINEERING FOR CHARACTERISING SUBSURFACE STRATIGRAPHY
Pirahas Balasingam
Morton Jagodich Inc.
Assessment of Stress Intensity Factor for Buried Cast Iron Water Pipes Using Abaqus
Suborno Debnath
Case study comparison of trenchless utility installations
Scott Peaker
WSP Canada Inc.
Controlling Risk to Critical Infrastructure During Construction: Seine Riverbank Stabilization at the Branch 1 Aqueduct, Winnipeg, Manitoba
David Flynn
Creating a Stable Excavation Base by Depressurizing an Underlying Confined Artesian Aquifer: A Case Study in Ste Justine-de-Newton, Québec
Raymond Haché
Stantec Consulting Limited
Elastoplastic analysis of mechanical response of buried pipelines under reverse and normal faults
Morteza Naeij
amirkabir university of technology
Formulation of 3D Soil Springs for Pipe Stress Analyses
John Barrett
C-CORE
Framework for Assessing integrity of Natural Gas Distribution pipes in Landslide Areas
Lalinda Weerasekara
WSP
Innovative Tunneling Technique under Maimi channel
Bernard CATALANO
BESSAC
Insights for enhancing the soil stress arching mechanism using tire-derived aggregates (TDA)
Hany El Naggar
Dalhousie University
Large-scale 3D GPR surveying applied to subsurface utility engineering and near-surface geophysics: Recent projects in Canada and US
Alexandre Novo
IDS GeoRadar North America
Performance of Pressure Pipe Liners Across Local Discontinuities Subject to Uplift and Rotation
Shawn Kenny
Pulling rate effects on pullout resistance of buried small diameter MDPE pipe in loose sand
Auchib Reza
Some aspects of offshore pipeline design against buckling
Rabindra Subedi
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The significance of metal plasticity model on the response of a pipeline subjected to landslide
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
The significance of metal plasticity model on the response of a pipeline subjected to landslide
Mohammad Katebi
Three-dimensional finite element analysis of axial pullout behavior of MDPE pipe
Abu Hena Muntakim
Time-dependent aspects of soil-pipe interaction in model tests: Isotache behaviour and pipeline performance evaluation
Chee Wong
Soft and Sensitive Clays
COMPLICATIONS OF THE DESIGN OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY FOUNDATION DESIGN DUE TO DEEP CLAY LAYERS
Hassan Ali
GHD
Effect of Clay Fraction on the Shear Wave Velocity Vs of Champlain Sea Clay
Guillaume Dion
EVALUATING THE FEASIBILITY OF USING GUANIDINIUM SALTS AS A MEANS OF IN-SITU SOIL STRENGTHENING
Adam Leik
1995
Experimental evaluation of pre-consolidation pressure measurement using constant-rate-of-strain (CRS) test on soft clays
emad Maleksaeedi
Geotechnical, Geophysical and Hydrogeological Characterization of Soft Sensitive Leda Clay in Ottawa and Associated Challenges in Foundation Seismic D
Farbod Saadat
DST Division of Englobe Corporation
Interpretation and analysis of a test embankment in soft clay
Michael Etezad
Golder
PARAMETRIC STUDY OF SURFACE WAVES PROPAGATION IN A SPATIALLY VARIABLE MEDIUM FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF VERY SOFT SOILS
Fredy A Diaz-Duran
University of Waterloo
Unconfined compression strength as a consistency index for compacted clay in construction – a statistical approach
Chee Wong
Application of Remote Sensing and Mapping
A smart geo-collaborative “city/resident” approach for an improved management of urban sanitation “Lamkansa district case study”
ABDESSALAM HIJAB
Visual and Urban Design Laboratory
Application of LiDAR technology for the assessment of mechanical scaling quality in underground mines and tunnels
Jonathan D Aubertin
Morton Salt
Drift deformation measurements using a portable hand-held scanner in a deep underground mine
Audrey Goulet
Université Laval
Preliminary deformation detection of high-fill sections along the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway using UAV photogrammetry
Dylan Stafford
University of Manitoba