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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 GeoEdmonton 2018. Over 500 abstracts were accepted to move on to the paper submission stage - our thanks go out to all submitters.

All corresponding authors are reminded that, in order to be considered for an oral or poster presentation assignment, a technical paper must be submitted by April 30, 2018 using the online submission process - see Submission Details for complete information.

Geotechnical Themes
Soil Mechanics and Foundations
3D LEM Applied to Complex Soil and Rock Conditions
Murray Fredlund
SoilVision Systems Ltd.
A New Critical State-Based Constitutive Model in Multilaminate Framework
Hamid Karimpour
A study on Factors of Safety for overall stability of Soil Nail Walls
Emad Zolqadr
A STUDY ON SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF PILED RAFT FOUNDATION FOR OIL STORAGE TANKS USING NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MODELING
Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Sahraeian
Shiraz University
ADVANCEMENTS IN BENDER ELEMENT TEST CALIBRATION USING TIME AND FREQUENCY DOMAIN METHODS
Hassa Ali
GHD
Aligning Pile Monitoring with Limit States Design Methodology
Charles Lee
Golder Associates Ltd.
Amélioration de sols lâches à l’aide d’une technique de compactage à haute fréquence (Rapid impact compaction)
Famakhan Fainke
An Analytical Model for the Prediction of Drilled Pile Base Load-Displacement Behavior
Suthan Pooranampillai
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure
An Evaluation of Installation Effects of Stone Columns Using a Full Displacement Method in a Post-Glacial Soil Deposit
Paul Wilson
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Analysis of Compaction Control Data of an Asphalt Core Rockfill Dam
Simon-Ghislain Bélanger
Université Laval
Anisotropic behaviour of clay core and foundation in existing earth fill dams
Irene Ubay
University of Manitoba
Anisotropic behaviour of sands predicted by a modified NorSand soil model
Vincent Castonguay
Université Laval
Assessing internal erosion in a rigid wall-permeameter: theoretical and experimental aspects
Robert P. Chapuis
Ecole Polytechnique
Assessment of the effect of specimen size and confinement method on the results of simple shear test
Mustapha Abdellaziz
Université de Sherbrooke
Assessment of the geo-mechanical properties of Mojave Mars Simulant (MMS) Soil
aly ahmed
Asymmetric excavation above a concrete wastewater collector
Mohammad Kermani
GHD, Montreal
Axial performance of screw micropiles in laboratory frozen saline soils
Shuai Gao
Back-Calculating Pile Design Parameters in Till Deposits in Southern Ontario from Pile Driving Analyzer Tests - A Case Study
Al Varshoi
Bearing capacity of an eccentrically and/or inclined loaded foundation on layered soils near a slope
Rajib Dey
Case study: Challenges Encountered in Design and Construction of the Regina Bypass MSE Walls
Matt MacIntosh
Reinforced Earth Company Ltd.
Cement Bond Characteristics of the Artificially Fabricated Sandstones
Ashirgul Kozhagulova
Centrifuge Modeling of Axial Load Tests on Helical Piles in Clay
weidong li
Centrifuge testing of lateral pipeline-soil interaction buried in clay
Hodjat Shiri
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Characterization of the small-strain stiffness anisotropy of four natural soil deposits from Southern Ontario using the resonant column apparatus
Jesús González-Hurtado
Geotechnical Research Centre, Western University
Chemical improvement of clay soil deposited in saline water with cement
mahmoud kouchakzadeh
Comparison of 2D and 3D finite element models of tunneling in granular soil under Existing Raft Foundation
Sumi Siddiqua
The University of British Columbia
Comparison of convergence-confinement method and volume loss control method in determination of stress release in NATM tunnels- A case study
Mohsen Kargar
Comparison of Cyclic Resistance Ratios of Tailings Estimated using Standard Empirical Methods and Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Tests
Ganan Nadarajah
Amec Foster Wheeler
Comparison of Liquefaction-Induced Displacement Estimates using Plaxis2D and FLAC2D
Paul Wilson
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
CONCRETE RING SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION OF ABOVE-GROUND TANKS
Gustavo Padros
IPE Engineering Ltd
Correlation of anisotropic free swell behaviour with mineralogy in Clearwater clay shale
Ramin Ghassemi
SNC-Lavalin
Design and Monitoring of a 23 Storey Condominium Using Rammed Aggregate Pier Support
Jason Brown
WSP Canada Inc.
Determination of the Mode I Fracture Toughness and Tensile Strength of Compacted Clays
Keda Cao
University of Calgary
Différentes méthodes (empiriques; semi-empiriques) pour la prédiction de pression de gonflement
Guenounou Kahina
Département de génie civil, Ecole Nationale Polytechnique, El Harrache,16200,Alger. Algerie
Driven Steel Piles in Clay Shale on Northeast Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton
David J Walter
Amec Foster Wheeler
Dynamic Properties of Cohesive Soils Using Ring Piezoelectric Actuator Technique
aly ahmed
Effect of Adding Cement on Consolidation and Swell of Sand-Expansive Clay Mixtures
Abdullah Shaker
Effect of Degree of Saturation on Unconfined Compressive Strength of Clay Soil
Md. Kausar Alam Anik
EFFECT OF PARTICLE SHAPE ON MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF UNSATURATED GRANULAR MEDIUM USING DEM ELLIPTICAL PARTICLES
Ali Asghar Mirghasemi
University of Tehran
Effect of particle size on the undrained behaviour of moist tamped soil specimens
Prasanna Rousseau
Carleton University
EFFECT OF SUBSURFACE SOIL CONDITIONS ON THE DESIGN OF WIND TURBINE FOUNDATIONS
Ali Nasseri-Moghaddam
GHD
Effect of Surfactant on the Mechanical Response of a Bentonite-Kaolinite Clay
Abouzar Sadrekarimi
Western University
Effect of Tire Derived Aggregates on shear strength parameters of TDA-soil mixtures
Ali Iranikhah
Efficacy of open holes as a wave barrier for shockwave induced ground vibration
shima barezi
Efficiency Evaluation of Micropiles Settlement Estimation Methodologies on Silty-Sand Soil
Fernando Monteiro
University of Brasilia
Energy performance of below-grade envelope of Stanley-Pauley building in Winnipeg
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Enhancing void and fracture filling with an expandable silicate-based grout
Michael McDonald
National Silicates
Establishment of stiffness degradation curves for Québec’s sensitive clays based on plasticity index and sensitivity
Justine Sirois
Estimation of Strength Properties of Clay Soils Using Artificial Neural Network Models
Mostafa Abolfazlzadeh
Evaluating Cyclic Resistance of Mine Tailings through Critical State Framework
Edouardine-Pascale Ingabire
University of Toronto
Evaluation and Comparison of Geomechanical Properties of Hydrate-bearing and Frozen Sands
Muhammad Abbas
EVALUATION OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL FOR A DAM USING COMBINATION OF TRADITIONAL AND PERFORMANCE BASED SEISMIC DESIGN METHODS
Hassa Ali
GHD
Evaluation of Micropiles Load Capacity and Execution Parameters Correlations
Fernando Monteiro
University of Brasilia
Evaluation of the new HYPROP device to measure the soil water characteristic curve
Louis Katele Kabwe
University of Alberta
Excess pore pressure modeling of Leda clay subject to CRS loading considering bi-linear e-logk relationship
Cong Shi
Experimental evaluation of the unsaturated shear strength of mine-tailings using the suction stress characteristic approach
Emad Maleksaeedi
Experimental Investigation of Cement Mixing to Improve Champlain Sea Clay: A Case Study
MOHAMMAD AFROZ
RYERSON UNIVERSITY
Experimental study of gypsum and anhydrite dissolution due to surface flow
Reza Imam
Amirkabir University of Technology
Fatigue performance of steel catenary risers affected by seabed geometry and stiffness
Rahim Shoghi
Field Lateral Loading Tests of Screw Micropiles in Cohesionless Soil
mujtaba khidri
Field load testing and integrity tests of CFA piles in sandy deposits
Fanyu Zhu
WSP Canada Inc.
Finite Difference Method (FDM) Implementation to capillary barrier system using preheated airflow method
MOHAMMAD Mahmoud SALAH
U of Ottawa
Freshteh deep excavation
Emad Zolqadr
Geotechnical Challenges in the Construction of the Niagara Wind Farm, Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada
Bruce Polan
GHD Ltd.
Geotechnical Characteristics of the St. Clair Clay Plain in the Windsor Area
Andrew Drevininkas
Downunder Geotechnical Limited
GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GLACIAL TILL FOR PILE DRIVING
Hafeez Baba
SNC Lavalin
Geotechnical Design and Construction for Water Treatment Facilities in a Warm Permafrost
En Tzu Hsieh
Geotechnical Design of Wind Turbine Foundations in Soft Clay Deposits of Southern Ontario
Vikki Gledhill
WSP
Highway 66 Embankment on Soft Ground – Design, Construction and Long Term Monitoring: A Case Study
Matt Thibeault
Improvement Evaluation of Eolian Deposit Soil in Fortaleza with Granulometric Stabilization and Cement Addition
Fernando Monteiro
University of Brasilia
Improving Medium Plasticity Clay Properties by Adding Bottom-ash
Leila Hashemian
Infiltration column test for measuring the effect of wetting front advancement on unsaturated hydraulic conductivity
Emad Maleksaeedi
Influence of equipment stiffness on stress relaxation and its relationship with creep in sands and clays
Gilberto Alexandre
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Influence of Particle Size Variability on Interpretation of the State Parameter from CPT for Liquefaction Assessment in Tailings
Mason Ghafghazi
University of Toronto
INFLUENCE OF SCREW PILE INSTALLATION ON THE UNDRAINED SHEAR STRENGTH OF A COHESIVE SOIL
Gustavo Padros
IPE Engineering Ltd
Liquefaction of silty soils from laboratory tests on intact and reconstituted specimens
BETEGARD JEUDY
Load Tests on Large Diameter Belled Piles for Rogers Place in Edmonton
Mahmoud Soliman
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
Load Transfer Behavior of Full-Scale Instrumented Helical Piles
Ehsan Abazari
Long-Distance Measurement of Pile Driving Vibrations
Storer J. Boone
Golder Associates Ltd.
Measurement of Earth Pressures in Vertical and Horizontal Boreholes during Packer Tests
Haitao Lan
Queen\'s Univeristy
Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity Variation in Post Seismic Behavior of Sand Using TxSS
Aya Fouad Bayoumi
université de sherbrooke
Micropiles installed into an artesian aquifer at Richmond Hill GO Station Pedestrian Bridge
Naresh Gurpersaud
Keller
MODELING OF PACKING PROCESSES FOR ELLIPSOIDAL PARTICLES OF ARBITRARY SIZE
Elham Kheradmand
Modeling of Steel Strip Reinforced Soil Wall at Working Stress Conditions
Lalinda Weerasekara
WSP Canada
Modeling of stress–strain behaviour of loose and medium dense sands at low stresses
MD Anan Morshed
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Modification of the NorSand soil model to predict the non-coaxial behaviour of sands
Vincent Castonguay
Université Laval
Monopile behavior under cyclic wave loading using centrifuge modelling
PENG TAN
Non-linear elastic analysis of laterally loaded piles
Bipin Kumar Gupta
University of Waterloo
Nonlinear hysteretic seabed response to vibrations of slugging steel catenary risers
Xiaoyu Dong
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Numerical Analysis of a Small Flexible Pipe Subjected to Surface Load / Buried in Non-Treated and Cement Treated Trench
Ahdyeh Mosadegh
Numerical and Experimental Study of Sediment Settling at the Micro Scale
Elham Kheradmand
Numerical Investigation of Urban Railway Tunnel and Bridge Interaction
Nader Hataf
Shiraz University
Numerical modeling of lateral pipeline-trench interaction backfilled with sand
Mehdi Esmaeilzadeh
Numerical modelling of reduction in long term creep deformations by vacuum consolidation
Poorna Isuranga Kumarage
UNSW Canberra
Numerical simulation of pore pressure changes in Champlain clays - Lachenaie and Sainte-Marthe study cases
Amirhossein Shafaei Shahboulaghi
Numerical simulation of the debonding phenomenon in small diameter grouted anchors
Ahmed Fahmy
On the use of 2D numerical models to simulate 3D bottom heave problems
Simon Weber
OVERVIEW AND CASE HISTORY OF STEEL DRILLED DISPLACEMENT PILING (M-PILES)
Antonio Marinucci
V2C Strategists LLC
Parametric Study of Global Stability of Benched Earth Slopes
Fathi M. O. Mohamed
AMEC Foster Wheeler
Performance evaluation of buried pipes subjected to axial soil movement using coupled finite-discrete element framework
Masood Meidani
McGill University
Pile Foundation System for Offshore Protection Structure
Rodney P. McAffee
C-CORE
Pioneers of Géotechnique in Calgary
Heinrich K Heinz
Thurber Engineering
PM4SAND And UBCSAND Constitutive Soil Models for Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis of an Anchored Sheet Pile Wall System
Viet tran
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Predicting the Side Resistance of Piles Using Artificial Neural Networks and SPT N-Values
Markus Jesswein
Regina Bypass Harle Borrow Pit: A Comparison of Investigative Methods and Lessons Learned
Kyle Mason
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Results of large-scale cyclic triaxial tests on the mixed material of Roudbar dam core
Reza Imam
Amirkabir University of Technology
Role of geotechnical team involved in In-Situ testing and sampling for developing the structurally sound and economically viable project
Budhi Kharel
Screening of Bridge Sites in Ontario for Liquefaction Susceptibility
Mason Ghafghazi
University of Toronto
Seismic Design of Monopile for Offshore Wind Turbine
Shiva Rama Krishna
International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad
Seismic performance of drilled shaft bents incorporating nonlinear pile-soil interaction
Mehdi Heidari
Seismic Response and Soil-Pile Interaction Analyses for a Proposed Wharf Structure and Land Reclamation
Antone Dabeet
Tetra Tech Canada
Settlement Analyses of a Large Pile Supported LNG Tank
cheng lin
University of Victoria
Shaking Table Tests of Model Hollow Fibre Reinforced Polymer Piles in Sand
Mohammad Amin Hosseini
Carleton University
Shear Wave Velocity Measurements in the Laboratory and in situ on Eastern Canadian Clays
Yannic Ethier
ETS
Skin Friction and End Bearing Parameters of Cast-in-Place Concrete Piles Socketed into Calgary Bedrock
Ahmed Yehia Abd Elaziz Ahmed
AECOM Canada Ltd
Soil nail pullout capacity- Case studies
Emad Zolqadr
Stabilisation des argiles sensibles par procédé chimique pour fins de réutilisation
Kevin Dumberry
Englobe Corp.
Statistical Correlations between effective angle of internal friction (?’) and SPT- N value for cohesive glacial tills
Kanex BALACHANDRAN
exp Services Inc
Statistical study of ultimate capacity of micropiles in Ontario soils
Alexandre Pimenta Ribeiro Pontes Almeida
Ryerson University
Stiffness Parameters for Hardening Soil Model of Leda Clay
zohra Guetif
Sustainable improvement of problematic clay using recycled crushed ceramic tiles
Sumi Siddiqua
The University of British Columbia
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test test
The application of load and resistance factors in soil-structure interaction modelling to evaluate a retaining structure
Dylan Antunes
SNC-Lavalin
THE EFFECT OF SHAPE, SIZE, AND ANGLE OF ELLIPSOIDAL PARTICLES ON PACKING STATISTICS USING THE DISCRETE ELEMENT METHOD
Elham Kheradmand
The relevance of the Yield Shear Strength of Plastic Clays as the boundary between elastic and progressive plastic settlements of Foundations
Jaime Graterol
Understanding the family of Soil-Water Characteristic curves
Delwyn Fredlund
Understanding the family of Soil-Water Characteristic curves
Delwyn Fredlund
Une nouvelle approche pour estimer la cohésion en utilisant l'analyse de regression multiple et les réseaux de neurones artificiels
BENBOURAS Mohammed Amin
Ecole nationale polytechnique
Upgrade of a Tailings Dam using Ground Improvement
Samuel Briet
Use of friction piles in soft clay in Windsor, Ontario
gwangha roh
Variation of the geomechanical properties using the spectral pseudo-static procedure into the limit equilibrium slope stability software - SVSLOPE
Jonathan Mole
Wellhead Fatigue Response Affected by Seabed Interaction
Etido Gideon Akpan
What Happened Last Time - Lessons without Experience - Chapter 1
Harry Oussoren
Insitu Contractors
What Lies Beneath- Geophysical Approaches for Assessing Trenchless Water Crossings
Dan Parker
Advisian
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Silvia Cristina Justo Fernandes Nobre Araujo
University of Manitoba
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Silvia Cristina Justo Fernandes Nobre Araujo
University of Manitoba
Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology
A laboratory investigation on the cutting of TBM disc cutters
Massoud Palassi
University of Tehran
A machine learning approach to identify discrete fracture networks
Scott Harold McKean
University of Calgary
A modified predictive model for evaluating the creep of rock under triaxial compression test conditions
Ruofan Wang
Advances in Laboratory Testing of Georgian Bay Shale: Physical Properties and Mechanical Behavior
Michael Braverman
An analysis of laboratory tests to obtain the friction angle of rockfill from small to large scales
Akram Deiminiat
Polytechnique university de Montreal
Constitutive Model of Rock Uniaxial Damage Based on Rock Strength Statistics
ming ji
Constraining the rock mass strength around tunnels in the Opalinus Clay
Derek Martin
University of Alberta
Determining rock erodibility parameter « relative block structure » with variable flow direction
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Discontinuum Analysis for Tunnelling Purposes: Procedure and Considerations for Creating 2D Models by Applying the FDEM Method
Ioannis Vazaios
Queen\'s University
Effect of mineralogy on the hydraulic conductivity of a siliceous sedimentary rock
Don Scott
University of Alberta
Exploring effects of healed intrablock rockmass structure on numerical intact laboratory tests
Jennifer J Day
Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of New Brunswick
Indirect estimation of railway ballast strength by conducting point load test on rock cores and irregular-shaped particles
Massoud Palassi
University of Tehran
Injection-induced Thermo-poroelastic Deformations in a Geological Reservoir Confined with Flexible Sealing-rocks
kamelia Atefi Monfared
University at Buffalo
Long-term, Time-Dependent Deformation Behavior of The Queenston Shale In Lubricant Fluids
HAYDER MOHAMMED SALIM AL-MAAMORI
Western University
Modeling the shear behavior of rock joints under various normal conditions
Shuilin Wang
Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Performance of Vertical Shafts Constructed In Swelling Shale Using Finite Element Method
HAYDER MOHAMMED SALIM AL-MAAMORI
Western University
Pressure redistribution and free phase gas formation during and after undrained unloading of dissolved gas-charged sediment
Jason M. Abboud
University of Calgary
Rock joints submitted to direct shear tests under low normal stress: evaluation of apparent cohesion values and key parameters
Adrien RULLIERE
Université de Sherbrooke
Strain field of prismatic limestone specimens under unconfined compressive loading
Matthew Perras
Department of Civil Engineering
The assessment of the overall probability of failure of hard-rock slopes using the First Order Reliability Method and the Hunting Equation Method
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
The crack closure, initiation and damage stress of Montney shale
Qiang Chen
THE USE OF DISTRIBUTED FIBER OPTIC STRAIN SENSING IN ORDER TO CONDUCT QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL FOR GROUND SUPPORT
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
Landslides and Geohazards
3D Slope Stability Analysis for a landslide in Marlboro Clay Formation
Jeff Lam
Rocscience
Advancements in Inclinometry with the Latest ShapeArray by Measurand: the SAAV
Chris Gairns
Measurand
Assessment of landslide tragedies: A case study in Malaysia
KAMAL BAHRIN BIN JAAFAR
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARMENT MALAYSIA
Back Analyses of an Ancient Landslide: A Case Study in Zagros
Behrang Pedram
University of Rahman Ramsar Department of Civil Engineering
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Joash Bryan Quintana Adajar
Department of Civil Engineering University of Manitoba
Case Study: Remediation of a River Bank Slope Failure in the Canadian Prairies
Hamid Karimpour
COMPREHENSIVE EARTHQUAKE SITE AMPLIFICATION ASSESSMENT FOR GREATER VANCOUVER
Jamal Assaf
Western University
Coupled analysis of soil–pile interaction of pile stabilized slopes
Ripon Karmaker
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Design and Construction of an Anchored Tangent Pile Wall to Buttress an Existing Pile Wall Approaching Failure
Tamer Elshimi
Thurber ENgineering Ltd
Design of Deep Stabilization Measures Using Finite Element Modelling for Grierson Hill, Edmonton, Alberta
Aidan Hopkins
Arup Canada, Inc.
Design of Static Defence Structures as Mitigation Measures: A Case Study for Abbott Avalanche Pathways along Trans-Canada Highway
Ali Sabir
Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada Ltd.
DETAILED INVESTIGATION OF LANDSLIDE HAZARD USING GEOLOGICAL, GEOPHYSICAL, GEOTECHNICAL AND GIS TECHNIQUES IN EYINOKE HILLY AREA OF OKEIGBO, SOUTHW
Adewole Michael GBADEBO
Federal University of Agriculture
Evaluation of Near Surface PWP Profiles: Effect of Loss of Head Scarp Suction on Rate of Slope Movement
Kelvin Sattler
Experimental Modeling of the Effect of Sinkholes on Surface Structures
Badir S. Alsaeed
Dalhousie University
Failure mechanism of a pre-historic landslide in Champlain Sea clay at Breckenridge, Quebec
Baolin Wang
Field and laboratory test results of the Champlain Sea sediments at a prehistoric landslide site near Low, Quebec
Baolin Wang
Geotechnical and electrical properties of sensitive clay in Saint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud, Québec, Canada
Sandra Veillette
Université Laval
Geotechnical Characterization of Baffin Bay Marine Sediments
Meaghan Macquarrie
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Grierson Hill Landslide and Stabilization Strategies for Recent Developments in the Area
Xiaobo Wang
Thurber Engineering
High-Frequency Displacement Data for Detail Analysis of the Relationship Between Precipitation and Landslide Kinematics – The Ripley and 10-Mile Slide
Jorge L Rodriguez
Hysteresis in Soil Water Characteristic Curve of Unsaturated Soil and its Influence on Slope Stability
Mavara Turab
York University
Landslides in the Kitimat-Morice River Corridor, northwest British Columbia, Canada
Andrée Blais-Stevens
Geological Survey of Canada
Landslides triggered by extreme climatic events – Case Study: Regina Beach Residence caught in a Slope Failure
Kyle Mason
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Loading Efficiency and Stiffness of the Lee Park Formation at Borden Bridge
Jordan Nicholas Antunes
Clifton Associates
Modelling the spatial distribution of landslide susceptible terrain in the Alberta portions of the Interior Plains and Shield regions, Canada
Gregory Hartman
Alberta Geological Survey
Near Collapse of the St. Adolphe Bridge - An Exercise In Emergency Geotechnical Engineering
Rob Kenyon
KGS Group
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF BURIED PIPELINES UNDER LANDSLIDES
Farzad Eskandari
On developing proper single and ensemble machine learning frameworks for predicting seismic-based soil liquefaction
Mohammad Alobaidi
McGill University
On the short term stability of slopes
Vikas Thakur
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Performance of Passive Groundwater Depressurization System and Rockfill Columns to Improve Road Embankment Stability
Rob Kenyon
KGS Group
Probabilistic Study of Landslides’ Susceptibility in the Watershed of the Sacred River, in the county of Morretes (PR)
Maiely Minozzo
Seismic design of CSP culverts in Eastern Canada
Ahmed Mahgoub
Seismic Site Amplification for Eastern Canada Clay Deposits
Didier Perret
Natural Resources Canada
Simplified Energy-based Model for Seismic Liquefaction Assessment Using Downhole Array Records
Ali Fallah Yeznabad
University of Western Ontario
St. Jean Baptiste Dike Stabilization
David Flynn
KGS Group
Study of debris flow entrainment of dry granular material: analytical model, numerical experiment and case study
Chao Kang
University of Alberta
Surficial Slope Instability and the Potential Contribution of Erosion Control Practice
Ian Corne
The 2016 landslide at Saint-Luc-de-Vincennes
Frédérique Tremblay-Auger
The Analysis of Physical-mechanical Behavior of Landslide Deposits
Longqi Liu
The encapsulation capacity of silica gel to immobilize iron-rich acid mine drainage
Babak Koohestani
use of shear wave velocity profiling for regional liquefaction susceptibility analyses in Fraser River delta, BC
Ali Fallah Yeznabad
University of Western Ontario
Utilisation de la méthode déterministe basée sur un GIS pour la cartographie de la susceptibilité aux glissements de terrain : cas de la région de Dje
HALLAL Nassim
CRAAG
Variations in river level and their impact on slope stability at the Borden Bridge landslide
Jenae Nixon
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Mining Geotechnics and Hydrogeology
3D numerical assessment of the permeable envelope concept for in-pit disposal of reactive mine wastes
Moise Rousseau
A coupled chemo-hydro-mechanical model for one-dimensional deposition of cemented mine fills
Gongda Lu
University of Ottawa
A GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATION OF VERTICAL BOREHOLES IN THE ROOF OF AN UNDERGROUND TUNNEL IN A COAL MINE
Patrick Mah
DMT Geosciences Ltd.
An experimental study of the movement of tailings though waste rock inclusions
Karim Essayad
Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME UQAT-Polytechnique)
Coarse Tailings Sand Densification By Dozer Packing
Scott Martens
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
Comprehensive hydro-geotechnical characterization of tailings from a gold mine in western Quebec
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (IRME)
Desiccation and Consolidation in Mesoscale "Drying Box" Tests on Oil Sands Centrifuge Cake Tailings – Thin Lift Test
Oswaldo Hurtado
Carleton University
Dynamic response of mining environment regeneration body
CHUN YANG
Effect of in-pit disposal on the stability of open pit walls
Pengyu Yang
Polytechnique Montreal
Effect of Loading Rate on Consolidation of Hydrating Cemented Paste Backfill
Mohammad Shahsavari
University of Toronto
Effect of lubricated end-platens on behaviour of cemented paste backfill under triaxial loading
Amin Jafari
University of Toronto
Effect of segregation on geotechnical properties of a hydraulic backfill
Jean Béket Dalcé
Engineering properties of cycloned copper tailings sands
Jared Whitehead
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
Étude comparative de la performance d’abat-poussières à contrôler l’érosion éolienne sur les parcs à résidus miniers
Mamert Mbonimpa
Evaluating the seismic response of tailings impoundments – Part 1 (state of the practice)
Michael James
SNC Lavalin
Evaluating the seismic response of tailings impoundments – Part 2 (numerical analysis and recommendations)
Michael James
SNC Lavalin
Experimental investigation of the effect of a waste rock inclusion on the consolidation of tailings
Faustin Saleh Mbemba
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
Experimental study of Self-weight consolidation of slurried material during and after the deposition
Jian Zheng
GEOTECHNICAL AND HYDROGEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF WASTE ROCK FOR VALORIZATION IN SURFACE COURSE OF MINE HAUL ROADS.
Antoine Laverdiere
Polytechnique Montréal
Hydrogeological assessment of waste rock using infiltration tests and numerical simulations
Vincent Martin
Polytechnique Montreal
Impact of surcharge loading on VSD performance in dewatering oil sands tailings
MOIR DEE HAUG
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Influence de la procédure de malaxage sur les propriétés rhéologiques et mécaniques des remblais en pate cimentés
Reagan Dikonda
Université du Québec en Abitibi Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Influence of water pressures on the stress distribution in inclined backfilled stopes
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (IRME)
Mathematical modeling and analysis of in-situ strength development in cemented paste backfill structure
Liang Cui
Lakehead University
On Uniaxial compressive strength of cemented paste backfill
Amin Jafari
University of Toronto
Optimization of mine waste co-disposition in open pits: Experimental and numerical study of tailings consolidation with waste rock inclusions
Roseline Lévesque
IRME Polytechnique Montréal
Performance Of Mine Waste Earth Fill Dumped Into Deep Standing Water
Scott Martens
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
Reduction of Environmental Impacts of Oil Sands Plants by Implementing Bitumen Extraction and Tailings Disposal Processes using Lime (CaO) Additive
Baki Ozum
Apex Engineering Inc.
Solidification and Strengthening of Fine Oil Sand Tailings using Sodium Silicate
Michael McDonald
National Silicates
Structuration in polymer amended oil sands fine tailings
Muhammad Asif Salam
Carleton University
Test column study into VSD aided self-weight consolidation of oil sands tailings
MOIR DEE HAUG
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
The effect of waste rock pile configuration on slope stability following infiltration
maryam maknoon
Thermal conductivity of Meadowbank mine’s waste rocks and tailings
Vincent Boulanger-Martel
Unloading Pore Pressure Response of the Weak Clearwater Derived Clays Under a Tailings Dyke at the Suncor Millennium Mine
Delakshan Inparajah
Amec Foster Wheeler
Geoenvironmental Engineering
Assessment of Large-Strain Consolidation Using Applied Negative Water Pressure and Gained Shear Strength of Saturated/Unsaturated Treated Tailings
Bereket Fisseha
University of Alberta
EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON A MONOLITHIC DESULPHURIZED TAILINGS COVER
Fiaz Ahmad
Department of Civil Engineering, York University, Toronto
Effect of Incorporation of Treated Oil Sand Wastes on The Dynamic Properties of Controlled Low-Strength Materials.
Ahmed Mneina
University of Western Ontario
Effect of Temperature Variation on the Water Retention Capacity of Liner Materials
Ahmed Mohammed Al-Mahbashi
king saud university
Estimating Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity from Compression Curves for Fluid Fine Tailings
Yagmur Babaoglu
Carleton University
Evaluation of Temperature and Multiple Freeze-Thaw effects on the Strength Properties of Centrifuged Tailings
UMME SALMA RIMA
University of Alberta
Geotechnical properties of clay soils deposited in contaminated water with glycerol
mahmoud kouchakzadeh
Impact of carbonation on chemical and mineralogical properties of stabilized and solidified matrices
Sarra El Bedoui
Impact of fly-ash on heavy metal retention in cement-bentonite based solidification/stabilization
Vahid Reza Ouhadi
Bu-Ali Sina University
IMPROVEMENT OF STRENGTH OF EXPANSIVE BLACK COTTON SOIL USING SUGARCANE BAGASE ASH-LIME AS STABILIZER
Nethravathi Srinivasa Murthy
Influence of different water reducing admixtures on flow, strength and pore structure behavior of cemented paste backfill
Babak Koohestani
Influence of Fill Scheme on Oil Sands Tailings Consolidation Modelling in a Geotechnical Centrifuge
Taylor Hall
University of Alberta
INVESTIGATION INTO LAGOON MANAGEMENT AT A CANADIAN ARMED FORCES BASE
Jean-Luc Armstrong
RMC - Civil Engineering Department
Lessons Learned: Self-Hardening Slurries in Slurry Trenching
Nathan Coughenour
Geo-Solutions Inc
Machine learning in soil mechanics
Pouyan Pirnia
Numerical Experiments on Flow and Transport of Various Surfactant Solutions in the Vadose Zone
Sebnem Boduroglu
York University
Overcoming Barriers to Intrusive Investigations Created by Existing Infrastructure
Carol Anne Kehoe
The City of Calgary
PURIFICATION OF GROUNDWATER USING PERMEABLE REACTIVE CONCRETE
Megan Hart
University of Missouri Kansas City
Remediation of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Sediments by Strong Mixing and Hydrophobic Aerogel Sorption
Catherine Mulligan
The Diavik waste rock project: Optimization of a cover design for ARD control in a permafrost environment
Hilary Smith
University of Alberta
Two New Models to Predict Rainfall Runoff in Soil Cover Systems
Ahlam Abdulnabi
University of Alberta
USING IMAGE PROCESSING TOOL’S FOR QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FLUID FINE TAILING’S, DOSED WITH “600PPM”, “A3338” ANIONIC POLYAMIDE BASED FLOCCULANT P
M.Hissan khattak
Carleton university
Transportation Geotechnics
A New Soil Structure Interaction Model for Moving Loads
Hesham Farag Elhuni
University of Waterloo
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
An optimum design of insulation for buried utilities subject to frost action
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Assessment of the design and analysis of precast concrete arch structures according to AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
Ahmed Mohamed Moussa
Axial Resistance Gain of Piles Driven into Artesian Soils: Case Studies
Lisa Coyne
Golder Associates Ltd.
Comparison of Dynamic Cone Penetrometer test and Variable Energy Light Dynamic Cone Penetrometer PANDA
Sebastian López Retamales
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.
Design and construction of geosynthetic reinforced embankments over soft soils for highways, dams, crane pads and access roads
Phil Perzia
PERZIA GeoSolutions
Design of soil nail retaining walls
Sina Amoushahi
GHD Consultants
Development of a non-intrusive method for the inspection of road embankments
Ahmed Mhenni
Université de Sherbrooke
EARTH PRESSURES ON TWIN CIRCULAR CULVERTS BACKFILLED WITH CONTROLLED LOW STRENGTH MATERIAL
Hany El Naggar
Dalhousie University
Effects of Temporal Resolutions of Design Climate on the Stability of Embankments
Shubhra Pk
SNC-Lavalin
Evaluation of Tire Material as Pavement Embankment
Leila Hashemian
FE ANALYSIS OF PIPE BENDS SUBJECTED TO LATERAL LOADING
Abu Hena Muntakim
Feasibility Assessment of Recycled Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) in Highway Construction in Bangladesh
Mohammed Russedul Islam
Military Institute of Science and Technology
GEOTECHNICAL CHALLENGES IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH COMMUTER PARKWAY PROJECT, SASKATOON, SK
Wayne Clifton
Clifton Associates Ltd
Geotechnical Seismic Retrofit of Mission Bridge, British Columbia, Canada
Thava Thavaraj
Highway Embankment Failure on Weak Ground - Case History
David Staseff
Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO)
In-situ moisture and temperature monitoring of clay subgrade and aggregate base courses along southern Manitoba highways
David Kurz
KGS Group
Mitigating pavement shoulder cracking in northern, low volume highways by incorporating TenCate Mirafi® H2Ri wicking geotextile
PAPA MASSECK thiam
FPINNOVATIONS
Numerical Analysis on Antifreezing Effect of Insulation Applied to Road Tunnel in Korea
Kyoung-Jea Jun
Physical modelling of expanded polystyrene (EPS) in a railway drainage system
Ali Tasalloti
University of Nottingham
Physical/mechanical characterization and bearing capacity evaluation of railway substructures with Pandoscope® method
Sebastian Barbier
Sol Solution
Risk Management related to Beaver Activities along Transportation Corridors
Mario Aurele Ruel
CN
Rock fall Inspection and ice management in rock lined railway tunnels
Chris Bunce
BGC Engineering Inc.
Seismic deformation analysis for a caisson wharf on liquefiable soils
Khashayar Refahi
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Slope stability update of the south valley approach at the George Willis Bridge, north of Gronlid SK
Harpreet Singh Panesar
Government of Saskatchewan
Soil dynamic stiffness and wave velocity measurement by Panda 3® dynamic cone penetrometer and wave analysis
Quoc ANh Tran
Sol Solution
SSimple Reliability Analysis of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls DESIGNED USING AASHTO LRFD
Meckkey El-Sharnouby
Atlantic Industries Limited
Subgrade Stabilization by Utilizing Industrial Waste
Mohammed Russedul Islam
Military Institute of Science and Technology
Test EF Oct 31
Emily Fournier
Geosynthetics
A Review of Current Methods to Estimate Pullout Failures in MSE Walls
Lalinda Weerasekara
WSP Canada
Amélioration du drainage sous les voies CN au moyen d’un géocomposite de drainage
Stephan Fourmont
Afitex-Texel
Bituminous geomembranes (BGM) for heap leach pads and storage dumps for solid wastes in mine construction
Natalie Daly
Axter Coletanche Inc
Case Histories of Reinforced Slopes Using Marginal Fills & Draining Geogrids
Ravinder Nag
Maccaferri Canada Ltd
Dewatering of Oil Sands Tailings with Multi-Linear Drainage Geocomposite: Design Concept and Laboratory Performance
Eric Blond
SAGEOS / CTT Group
Effects of Thermal Cycles on GCL Hydration
Jelica Diandra Garcia
Queen's University
Enhanced Asphalt Concrete Pavement Performance Using Aramid Fiber Reinforcement - A Review of Laboratory and Field Research
Michael Joseph Simons
Nilex Inc.
Evaluation of a mechanically stabilized layer for the Trans-Canada Highway in Antigonish Nova Scotia
Mark Wayne
Tensar International
Evaluation of unconfined compressive strength of clayey soils typical of the city of Curvelo-MG-Brazil reinforced with geogrids and woven geotextiles
Juliana Reinert
Federal Center of Technological Education of Minas Gerais (CEFET-MG)
Excavation limitations for wall replacement lead to unique geosynthetic reinforcing & steel anchor hybrid system for a 4.4 m high MSE wall
Phil Perzia
PERZIA GeoSolutions
Geomembrane puncture protection for tire derived aggregate
Bryce Adam Marcotte
University of Saskatchewan
Investigation of the shear behavior of EPS geofoam
Muhammad Imran Khan
McGill University
MODELLING TIME DEPENDENT BEHAVIOR OF BURIED POLYETHYLENE PIPES USING ABAQUS
Ashutosh Sutra Dhar
Memorial University of Newfoundland
MSE Sierra Systems used in railway infrastructure - OLRT “Confederation line” case history
Robert Alejandro Saenz
Tensar International corporation
Reliability bearing capacity analysis of footings on reinforced soil with spatial variability
Richard Bathurst
Royal Military College of Canada
SEPARATION OF PAVEMENT SURFACES WITH NONWOVEN GEOTEXTILES
Maria Paula Salazar Susunaga
Universidad de Ibague
Use of Geomembranes in Cover Systems for Mining Waste Sites
Thomas Pabst
Polytechnique Montréal - RIME
Cold Regions and Permafrost Geotechnics
A closed form solution to predict the interaction between pile foundation and frost heaving soils
Francesca Casini
Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
A numerical study of mechanical impact from ice loss from fractures in thawing rock
Greg Gambino
A study on the soil-pipeline interaction during ground freezing
Mohammad Katebi
University of Manitoba
Contaminant transport in soils subject to freeze-thaw cycles in a geotechnical centrifuge
Patrick Nadeau
Royal Military College of Canada
Effect of Temperature on Pile-soil Interface Adfreeze Strength in Ice-rich and Ice-poor Frozen Soils
abdulghader abdulrahman
carleton university
Execution of a Winter Geotechnical Drilling Program at Pond Inlet and Iqaluit
Jeff Gibson
Advisian
Experimental study on the triaxial shear strength of frozen silty clay
Tianliang Wang
Frost heave and thawing settlement of frozen soil around pile during freezing-thawing processes: a laboratory investigation
Tang Liyun
Ice gouging impact on buried pipelines: review of numerical approaches
Seyedhossein Hashemi
INUVIK TO TUKTOYAKTUK HIGHWAY GROUND TEMPERATURE MONITORING AND ANALYSIS OF THICK FILL ROAD EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTED ON PERMAFROST TERRAIN
Ed Milan Grozic
Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Investigating the Moisture Migration and Mechanical Properties of Seasonal Frozen Soil Subgrade
Xue song Mao
Chang'an University
Large deformation analysis of ice keel-soil-pipeline interaction in sand
Afrouz Nematzadeh
Rationalizing the design of adfreeze steel pipe piles with Limit States Design
Ed Hoeve
HoevEng Consulting Ltd.
Settlement and Heave Anomaly on a Pipeline in the Northern Region of Canada – An Update
Blake Brodland
Temperature Monitoring of a Culvert under Winter Conditions
Earl Marvin De Guzman
University of Manitoba
The Geomechanical Behavior of Hydrate Bearing Fine-grained Sediments
Boning Ma
Sustainable Geotechnics
Assessment of the geotechnical and microstructural characteristics of lime stabilised expansive soil with bagasse ash
LIET DANG
Characterization of Shear Strength Behavior of MICP Treated Soil using a Large-Scale Test
Joenel Gales Galupino
De La Salle University
Effect of Biogenic Gas Produced by Lysinibacillus sp. DRG3 on Liquefaction Resistance of Loose Saturated Sand
Saswati Ghatak
Enhancing Stiffness and Strength of Super-Absorbent-Polymers-solidified Excavation Spoils
Jitendrapal Sharma
York University
Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Mine Tailing Dams Stabilized with Waste Materials
aly ahmed
Major applications of MICP at multi-scale levels: A review.
Fatima Zahra Haouzi
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Resilience assessment of transportation networks using probabilistic analysis
Mina Lee
Professional Practice
A proposed reporting approach for Champlain Sea clays and other similar deposits
Ramy Saadeldin
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
An investigation on creep and displacement of anchored walls in a 38-meter deep excavation case study in Tehran
Hiva Jalilzadeh
Amirkabir University Of Technology
An investigation on grout take of ground anchors with regard to excavation parameters in a 38-meter deep excavation case study in Tehran
Hiva Jalilzadeh
Amirkabir University Of Technology
From inception to installation of geotechnical products. A look at the European approval process based upon the example of a micro pile.
Omar Zayadin
Teaching Geotechnical Engineering through Case Histories
Earl Marvin De Guzman
University of Manitoba
Testing the back door.
Wayne Gibson
GGMI
Peats and Soft Soils
A study on the efficiency of the hardening soil model for soft clays
Saeed Kharaghani
Université de Sherbrooke
At-rest earth pressure in a sensitive clay, and its variation with stress history
Prasanna Rousseau
Carleton University
Case history of pile supported highway embankments on very soft and compressible soils
(Uthaya) M. Uthayakumar
Stantec
COMPLICATIONS OF THE DESIGN OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY FOUNDATION DUE TO DEEP CLAYEY LAYERS
Ali Nasseri-Moghaddam
GHD
Muskeg Geotechnical Characterization Research for Soil – Pipe Interaction
Jennifer Liu
UBC
Numerical Investigation of Impedance Variation Effect on Surface-Waves’ Propagation for Characterization of Very Soft Soils
Fredy A. Diaz-Duran
University of Waterloo
Performance of Embankments on Soft Ground at Highway 11 Underpass at Black Creek-Robins Road in Northeastern Ontario
Keli Shi
Reconstruction of a high volume bus lane using cellular concrete
Brad Dolton
Soil Mix Shear Keys in Peat
Pete Craig
Canada Geo-Solutions, Inc.
The elastic response of a Champlain Sea clay deposit under test embankment loading conditions in Beauharnois, Quebec
Ramy Saadeldin
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Light Rail Transit
Instrumented Static Pile Load Testing of Cast-in-place Concrete Piles in Edmonton
Andrew Gregory Cushing
Arup Canada, Inc.
Railways Induced Ground Vibrations in Calgary – The Impact of the Green Line
Gennaro Esposito
The role of geophysics for optimizing Light Rail Transit track design for Edmonton’s Valley Line LRT
Patrick Finlay
Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Tunnelling in Urban Environments
Challenge of tunnelling in saturated cohesionless soils
Laifa Cao
WSP
EBP TBM tunneling versus Microtunneling –pros and cons to select the right technology
Tamara Kondrachova
Municipality of York Region
Ground Characterisation for the Construction of Twin SEM Tunnels in Edmonton
David Elwood
Mined Tunneling for the Edmonton Valley Line LRT Project
Andrew Gregory Cushing
Arup Canada, Inc.
Observational Method and Tunnel Construction in the City of Edmonton
David Elwood
Open Shield Tunneling Under A Major Highway
Adam Marcus Hatch
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Response of a pile group adjacent to a deep excavation in dry sand
muhammad shakeel
HKUST
Subsurface Investigation for Municipal Infrastructure Tunnelling Projects - An Owner's Perspective
Al Varshoi
Use of soil nails for tunnel portal support - Edmonton Valley Line LRT
xiteng liu
Tetra Tech Canada
Geohazards in Linear Infrastructure
A Deep Seated Landslide in the Assiniboine River Valley of Manitoba
Melissa Ruel
A LABORATORY FACILITY FOR STUDYING PULLOUT BEHAVIOUR OF BURIED PIPELINES
Ashutosh Sutra Dhar
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Application of a cellular stress transfer model to the Ten Mile Slide in southwestern BC
Andrew Mitchell
University of British Columbia
Developing new design concepts for rockfall impact attenuator systems
Andi Buechi
Geobrugg North America LLC
Erosion potential mapping to investigate landslide susceptibility in the Qu’Appelle Valley
Jody Schafer
SK Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
Estimation of force on offshore embedded pipelines from submarine landslides
Diponkar Saha
Memorial University of Newfoundland
FAILURE ANALYSIS OF BURIED CAST IRON WATER MAIN USING FRACTURE MECHANICS
Ashutosh Sutra Dhar
Memorial University of Newfoundland
From concept to reality, combining a rockfall barrier with a retaining wall to protect railway tracks
Andi Buechi
Geobrugg North America LLC
Quantifying rockfall hazard: Combining high-resolution gridded digital terrain models with 3D point clouds for better rockfall simulations
François Noël
Risk Analysis Group - Université de Lausanne
Railway Ground Hazard Research Program Update: Rock Slope Hazard Assessment
D. Jean Hutchinson
Queen's University
Usage of a novel 3D point cloud-based roughness classification framework to correlate rockfall pre-failure deformation and slope roughness
Alex Graham
Queen's University
Remote Sensing and Monitoring
Evaluation of sand unit weight and strength using electro-mechanical impedance
sung-sik park
Reducing the Intrusion: Instrumentation and monitoring for urban excavation with IoT, wireless sensors and reflectorless total stations
Loic GALISSON
SIXENSE INC
In-situ Testing
Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Shehab Agaiby Department of Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Paul Wesley Mayne
Georgia Institute of Technology
Cone penetration testing in unsaturated silt with matric suction measurements
Jonathan Wong
Clifton Associates
Empirical Correlation between Blow Counts of the Dynamic Cone Penetration Test and Dry Density of Tripoli Sand
Hadi Omran Zaglut Tumi
University of Tripoli
Field Observations from Saprolite Test Fills in High Rainfall Sites
Hector Barriga
Klohn Crippen Berger
Instrumented Becker Penetration Testing Using Wireless Data Transmission
Patrick J Hannigan
GRL Engineers, Inc.
NON-INVASIVE SEISMIC METHODS FOR EARTHQUAKE SITE CLASSIFICATION APPLIED TO ONTARIO BRIDGE SITES
Alex Bilson Darko
University of Western Ontario
Role of Bitumen-Water Interfacial Tension in Steam Assisted Bitumen and Heavy Oil Production; Solvent versus Surfactant Co-injection with Steam Proces
Baki Ozum
Apex Engineering Inc.
The PANDA Variable Energy Lightweight Dynamic Cone Penetrometer : State of Art
Miguel Angel Benz Navarrete
Sol Solution
Trenchless Technology
A Geotechnical Insight into A Pipeline Crossing
Amer Awad
Advisian Americas
APPLICATION OF GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN PIPELINE ENGINEERING FOR CHARACTERISING SUBSURFACE STRATIGRAPHY
Pirahas Balasingam
CHARACTERIZATION OF SUBSURFACE USING MECHANICAL SPECIFIC ENERGY IN HDD
Alireza Bayat
Clogging Assessment of Edmonton Clay
Alireza Bayat
University of Alberta
Ground Deformation Associated with Track Bore Operation
Adam Marcus Hatch
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Track Bore in Southern Ontario – Case studies of feasibility through to construction
Khashayar Refahi
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Risk Management in Geotechnical Projects
Can GBR Baselines be Reasonably Measured During Construction ? - Some Case Studies
Scott M Peaker
WSP Canada
Case History of an Operational Risk Management Strategy to Address Significant Deformation at an Oil Sands Mine Pit Slope
Dustin John McLachlan
Amec Foster Wheeler
Determination of Setback Line Based on Slope Stability Analysis
Micheal Eduarte Rasie
LWL Engineering Ltd.
Protecting workers exposed to ground hazards through enhanced hazard identification and management tools
Kathleen Baker
University of Alberta
Risk Management of the Prospect Point Landslide
Allen Kelly
Role of recent monitoring technologies in landslide Safety Management Systems
Renato Macciotta
University of Alberta
Stochastic Simulation of a Tailings Management System
Nicholas Beier
University of Alberta
Value of Preliminary Pile Tests to inform Detailed Design in Canada
Andrew Gregory Cushing
Arup Canada, Inc.
Reliability Analysis for Geotechnical Design
2D Spatial variability analysis of James Bay dyke: comparative study
Brigid Cami
A comparison of Monte Carlo simulation with Point Estimate method in reliability analysis of deep excavation
SeyedMehdi Poor moosavian
Calibration of Geotechnical Resistance Factors for Seismic Design
Gordon Fenton
OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN NON-CIRCULAR PROBABILISTIC SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS CONSIDERING SPATIAL VARIABILITY
Sina javankhoshdel
Reliability of drag embedment anchors for applications in canadian deep offshore
Mohammad Javad Moharrami
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Review of Reliability Levels Achieved by Geotechnical Design Codes
Gennaro Esposito
The Role of Uncertainty in Design and Performance of Highway Embankments on Soft Ground: Part I – Site Characterization
Storer J. Boone
Golder Associates Ltd.
The Role of Uncertainty in Design and Performance of Highway Embankments on Soft Ground: Part II – Analysis and Construction Performance
Storer J. Boone
Golder Associates Ltd.
Dam Safety
Challenges of Maintaining Remote, Aging Infrastructure – Case Study of Lac La Ronge Dam in Northern Saskatchewan
Jasyn Henry
Water Security Agency
Cleveland Dam Safety Upgrades ADAS Case Study
Patrick Korner
Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Impact of osmotic potential on dispersivity behaviour of clayey soils
Vahid Reza Ouhadi
Bu-Ali Sina University
Impact of the nucleodensimeter bias on estimated hydraulic conductivities of a ECRD for the assessment of internal erosion risk
Alexandra Tremblay Bouchard
Université Laval
Overview of Current State of Practice for Closure of Tailings Dams
Haley L Schafer
Stability Assessment of Chang Dam Distressed during 2001 Earthquake
Raghvendra Singh
Ujjain Engineering College Ujjain
Systematic Approach for Dam Monitoring during High Water Events through Real-Time Data Collection and Alert System in Dam Safety Instrumentation
Imteaz Bhuiyan
Water Security Agency
Tailings Runout Assessment using a Two-Layered Soil System
Joanna Chen
Klohn Crippen Berger
Using CT-scanning to study the internal erosion in soils
Adrian Glowacki
Shallow Geothermal Energy Exchange
Centrifuge modelling of energy piled group subjected to thermal cycles in sand
Qijie Ma
Considering Groundwater Advection on the Design of Borehole Heat Exchanger—A Review of Analytical Solutions
Wei Victor Liu
University of Alberta
EFFECT OF HEAT TRANSFER MECHANISMS ON THERMAL RESPONSE OF HORIZONTAL HEAT EXCHANGERS
Tugce Baser
Feasibility study of snow melting system using geothermal energy piles in Canadian Prairies
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Numerical Modeling of Concrete Energy Piles using a Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Model
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Numerical modeling of geotechnical performance of energy piles
Zhe Luo
Slope Stability Assessment under Geothermally Induced Temperatures
Morteza Mohamadi
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd
Hydrogeological Themes
Mining, Energy Development and Groundwater
An evaluation of the impact of parameter uncertainty on the hydrologic performance of oil sands reclamation covers
Md. Shahabul Alam
University of Saskatchewan
Changes in Water Use in Alberta's Upstream Oil and Gas Sector between 2004 and 2013 and the Significance of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
Tony Lemay
Alberta Energy Regulator/Alberta Geological Survey
Characterizing Hydrogeological Change from Oil and Gas Development in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
Grant Ferguson
University of Saskatchewan, Department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering
Construction of a capillary barrier cover for reactive mine waste management utilizing municipal biosolids
Christopher Hey
Carleton University
Effect of climate change on the performance of a monolayer cover combined with an elevated water table to prevent acid mine drainage
ELODIE LIEBER
UQAT
Engineering scale integrated modelling within a watershed context
Dirk Kassenaar
EArthfx Inc.
Évaluation de la capacité de déviation de barrière capillaire à l’aide d’un modèle physique de laboratoire
Abdeljalil AIT KHOUIA
UQAT
Fundamentals of pore pressure response to barometric fluctuations in fully-grouted boreholes
Charles Dourado
1988
Groundwater Recharge in a Reclaimed Watershed Following Oil Sands Mining: Implications for Groundwater Flow in Reconstructed Landscapes
Maxwell Lukenbach
Advisian
Injection Well Field Optimization Using Analytical Methods
Sheila Duchek
SNC-Lavalin Inc
Investigation on the origin of shallow hydrocarbons found in the Carboniferous of southern New Brunswick
Christine Rivard
Managing Thermal Mobilization Effects in the Oil Sands Areas of Alberta
Steve Wallace
Measuring Fugitive Methane Gas across Well Pads in Northeastern British Columbia, Canada
Olenka Noelani Forde
Mine Pit Numerical Model Simulation using Time-Varying Material Properties
Louis-Charles Boutin
Matrix Solutions Inc.
test 2-1-2018
Paul Ciccone
TOOLS AND DATA FOR ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL OF CROSS-CONTAMINATION FROM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND RELATED OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES IN SHALE GAS BASINS:
Joshua James Wisen
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Groundwater and Climate Change
Advances in the application of subsurface temperature profiles to trace groundwater flow
Barret Kurylyk
Dalhousie University
Development of tools to improve the management and exploitation of Quebec’s groundwater monitoring network
Jean-Sébastien Gosselin
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, centre Eau-Terre-Environnement (INRS-ETE)
Effects of the Fort McMurray Wildfire on Groundwater Quality
Tibor Lengyel
Advisian
Impact of climate change on surface water management at tailings storage facilities
Pier-Luc Labonté-Raymond
IRME - Polytechnique Montreal
Intensity - duration - frequency curves under climate change city of Lome (Togo, West Africa)
GBAFA KODJOVI SENANOU
Université de Lomé
Is the rate of fugitive methane gas migration around Alberta’s energy wells adequately constrained?
Jason M. Abboud
University of Calgary
Simulating land use and climate change impacts on groundwater and surface water in an agricultural watershed located in southern Ontario
Marie Larocque
Université du Québec à Montréal
Watershed Resilience and Source Water Protection
A Review of Aquifer naming conventions in Southern Ontario
Hazen A.J. Russell
Geological Survey of Canada
Ecohydrological Responses to Cross-Scale Interactions in Boreal Plain Shallow Lake Systems
Emily Audrey Pugh
University of Alberta
Estimating soil drainage and groundwater recharge by coupled plant-soil-water and groundwater flow modeling
Yefang Jiang
Hydrogeological characterization of the Gull Lake and Brokenhead Wetland area, Manitoba
David Charles Toop
Manitoba Sustainable Development
L’information géo-localisée au service de l’évaluation technico-spatiale du réseau d’assainissement des eaux pluviales et de la protection de l’enviro
Abdessalam HIJAB
DeVisu
Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems
Conservation of the endangered Small White Lady’s Slipper in Manitoba, Canada – A Hydrogeological Approach
David Charles Toop
Manitoba Sustainable Development
Groundwater inflow to vernal pools – Example from the Canadian Shield fores
Marie Larocque
Université du Québec à Montréal
Hydrogeological Considerations for Landscape Reclamation on Soft Tailings Deposits in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region
Pamela Twerdy
University of Alberta
Monitoring and modeling a shallow unconfined aquifer to determine long term environmental change
Derek Clarke
University of Southampton
Typology and Stewardship of Groundwater Dependant Ecosystems in the Lower Athabasca Region of Alberta, Canada
Alex Oiffer
Water budget of Lake Papineau in the Outaouais region (Quebec, Canada)
Simon Lavoie Lavallée
UQÀM
Regional Characterization
A GIS-based method for accommodating uncertainty in groundwater vulnerability assessment methods
David Milo Ferris
Dept. of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering
Application of multivariate analysis to regional groundwater quality assessment
Guy Armel Bayegnak
Alberta Environment and Parks
Aquifer Vulnerability and Capacity within the Rural Municipality of Springfield, Manitoba
Justin Neufeld
Geological Property Modelling in Support of the Safe Closure of the Medicine Hat – Alderson Gas Field in Southeastern Alberta, Canada
Amandeep Singh
Alberta Energy Regulator
History and Findings of Alberta’s Athabasca Oil Sands Area Groundwater Quality Monitoring Program
Trevor Butterfield
Advisian
Locating and quantifying direct groundwater discharge at the reach scale: MacKay River, Alberta
Greg Bickerton
Environment & Climate Change Canada
Regional Characterization of the Beverly Channel Aquifer in the Industrial Heartland Area, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Joao Kupper
Advisian
Regional Hydrogeology of the Bakken Formation of the Williston Basin (Canada - USA)
Daniel Skoreyko
Advisian
Isotopic and Geochemical Fingerprinting
A field and numerical study of a tracer test in a gypsum formation beneath a road
Kayla Renee Moore
University of Manitoba
Hydrogeochemical modeling and isotopic assessment of the Quaternary aquifer at Ali Al-Garbi area in Misaan governorate, South of Iraq
Hussein Badr Ghalib
University of Basrah
Pitfalls in groundwater recharge evaluation using chloride mass balance in the Canadian Prairies
Igor Pavlovskii
University of Calgary
Regional Characterization of Athabasca Oil Sands Area Groundwater Using Environmental Isotopes
Trevor Butterfield
Advisian
Approaches to Groundwater Management
Applying an aquifer-yield continuum approach to quantify groundwater yield across Alberta
Jessica E Liggett
Alberta Energy Regulator / Alberta Geological Survey
Comparison of root water uptake and soil moisture dynamics under contrasting land uses in the Canadian prairies
Amro Negm
University of Calgary
Construction Dewatering Risk Mitigation (Protecting Estuary Baseflow and Groundwater Quality) - A Canadian Case Study
Christina Trotter
PGL Environmental Consultants
Field experiments and numerical modelling to investigate nitrate leaching due to different land use and slurry applications
Hartmut Michael Holländer
University of Manitoba
Land-use effects on depression-focused groundwater recharge in the prairies: water balance approach
Laura Morgan
University of Calgary
Modelling the Groundwater Flow of the Carbonate Aquifer during Pump Tests of Two Wells in East St. Paul, Manitoba
Dylan M.J. Stafford
University of Manitoba
PROGESS REPORT ON ONTARIO MOECC’S GROUNDWATER QUANTITY PROTECTION EXTERNAL WORKING GROUP ON SHARING OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES
Simon Gautrey
Wood plc
Regulatory Groundwater Quality Monitoring at Industrial Facilities in Alberta
Sue Gordon
Understanding Groundwater Control for Infrastructure Projects
Jason Morrissey
SNC-Lavalin
Use of Isotopes in Adaptive Groundwater Management
Kei Lo
Saskatchewan Water Security Agency
Outreach and Education
Alberta Working Well Program
Steve Wallace
Canadian Contributions to African University Hydrogeology Programs
Laurra Olmsted
UniWater Education Limited
General Hydrogeology
A geophysical approach for fresh water aquifer exploration to mitigate severe water problems in the south-western coastal areas of Bangladesh
Md. Selim Reza
Geological Survey of Bangladesh
Analysis of the hydrogeological factors affecting seasonal fluctuations of groundwater levels in heterogeneous bedrock aquifer
Polina Abdrakhimova
University of Calgary Physical Hydrology Group
Application of Hydrogeology in LRT Transportation Projects
Sheila Duchek
SNC-Lavalin Inc
Coefficient de changement de volume mv dans la simulation numérique de la réponse des aquifères à nappe libre aux essais d’aquifère
Djaouida Chenaf
Correlation of a High Capacity Bedrock Aquifer from Aberfoyle, SE of Guelph, to a possible paleo-discharge location at a bedrock valley near Freelton
Kimberly Gilder
Wood
Development of a Municipal Groundwater Supply for the Town of Niverville, Manitoba.
Justin Neufeld
Do mass losses in the glaciers from eastern Canadian Rockies affect groundwater in the Plains region?
Alfonso Rivera
Geological Survey of Canada
Examples of slug tests in textbooks: given interpretation and correct interpretation
Robert P. Chapuis
Ecole Polytechnique
Formation Scale Mapping of Aquifers in Alberta
Nevenka Nakevska
Horizontal Velocity Fields of Groundwater in Boreholes and Screens of Monitoring Wells
Robert P. Chapuis
Ecole Polytechnique
Hydrogeochemistry and Groundwater level fluctuations survey of Dibdibba Sandy Aquifer in Zubair area, Southern Iraq
Hussein Badr Ghalib
University of Basrah
Investigation of a Potential Dewatering System Adjacent to the Red River in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Justin Neufeld
Linked Data: the Next Frontier in Providing Data for Integrated Resource Management
Boyan Brodaric
Geological Survey of Canada
Modelling Groundwater Flow, Recharge and Dynamics of the Modjo River Basin, Main Ethiopian Rift
Nafyad Serre Kawo
Adama Science and Technology University
Numerical modeling of saline intrusion into the freshwater aquifer
Muhammad Usman Arshad
University of Mantioba
Plausible Variable-head Tests Initiated with Continuous Pumping in Monitoring Wells
Lu Zhang
Regional Numerical Model of the Estevan Valley Aquifer
Anatoly Melnik
Water Security Agency
Shallow groundwater systems in sub-humid, low-relief Boreal Plain landscapes: Interactions between glacial landforms, climate, and topography
Kelly J Hokanson
University of Alberta
The role of irrigation in depression-focused groundwater recharge in the Canadian Prairies
Alexandra Hughes
Variability of hydraulic conductivity measurements in Champlain clay
Francois Duhaime
École de technologie de supérieure
Contaminant Hydrogeology
A Novel Case Study on Achieving Site Closure - EM31 and Pseudo-3D OhmMapper Surveys, Calibrated with Physical Analytical Soil Data, to Create.......
Adam Peake
DMT Geosciences Ltd.
Chemical and toxicological differentiation of groundwaters in the Alberta oil sands region
James William Roy
Complementary hydrogeological characterization to update the groundwater monitoring program at a remediated hydrocarbon site in an unconfined aquifer
Richard Martel
INRS
Determining thickness of the impacted soils by a LNAPL considering the water table fluctuations
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Evaluation of nitrate in groundwater under long-term manure application
Emily Kyte
1989
Factors influencing nano zero valent iron (nZVI) transport: A COMSOL modeling approach
Md Abdullah Asad
York University
Groundwater Metal Contamination and Construction Dewatering: Challenges and Effective Solutions - A Canadian Case Study
Christina Trotter
PGL Environmental Consultants
Reclamation of Salt-Affected Lands by Total Ponding with Drainage : Numerical Simulations for Different Soils and Different Drainage System Config.
Pierre Huu Tri Nguyen
École Polytechnique de Montréal