Staff Papers

2020

Deane, E., R. Macciotta, M. Hendry, M., C. Grapel, and R. Skirrow, R. 2020. “Leveraging Historical Aerial Photographs and Digital Photogrammetry Techniques for Landslide Investigation – A Practical Perspective.” Landslides. Published online May 23, 2020.

Deane, E., R. Macciotta, M. Hendry, C. Grapel and R. Skirrow. 2020. “Historical Aerial Photographs and Digital Photogrammetry Techniques to; Investigate the Development and Evolution of the Chin Coulee Landslide; in Alberta,” in Proceedings of the 73rd Canadian Geotechnical Society Conference, GeoVirtual 2020: Resilience and Innovation, 14-16 September 2020.

Ghandeharioon, A. and A. Port. 2020. “Seismic Displacement Assessment of New Facilities for Post-Disaster Operation at a Wastewater Treatment Plant” in Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2020: Vision, Insight, Outlook, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 318, Reston, VA, USA, 225-233.

Kent, C.R., S. Pandey, N. Turner, C.G. Dickinson, et al. 2020. “Estimating Current and Historical Groundwater Abstraction from the Great Artesian Basin and other Regional-Scale Aquifers in Queensland, Australia.” Hydrogeology Journal. 28: 393–412. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-019-02074-0

Mendez, B., V. Nguyen and S. Patel. 2020. “Performance-Based Seismic Analysis of Embankments with DSM Grid-Type Foundation Improvement,” in Proceedings of the 73rd Canadian Geotechnical Society Conference, GeoVirtual 2020: Resilience and Innovation, 14-16 September 2020.

Pandey S, D. Singh, S. Denner, R. Cox, S. Herbert, C. Dickinson, et al. 2020. “Inter-Aquifer Connectivity between Australia’s Great Artesian Basin and the Overlying Condamine Alluvium: An Assessment and its Implications for the Basin’s Groundwater Management.” Hydrogeology Journal. 28: 125–146. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-019-02089-7

Rasekh, A. 2020. “Validating Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Dam-Foundation-Reservoir System with Foundation Cyclic Symmetry,” in Proceedings of the United States Society of Dams Annual Conference, 20-24 May. Denver, CO: USSD, 2020

Rodriguez, J., Macciotta, R., Hendry, M., Roustaei, M., Grapel, C., Skirrow, R. 2020. “UAVs for Monitoring, Investigation and Mitigation Design of a Rock Slope with Multiple Failure Mechanisms – A Case Study.” Landslides. Published online May 16, 2020.

Roustaei, M., Macciotta, R., Hendry, M., Rodriguez, J., Gräpel, C., Skirrow, R. 2020. “Characterisation of a Rock Slope Showing Three Weather-Dominated Failure Modes.” In: PM Dight (ed.), Proceedings of the 2020 International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth. pp:427-438.

Shaygan, M., B. Usher and T. Baumgartl. 2020. “Modelling Hydrological Performance of a Bauxite Residue Profile for Deposition Management of a Storage Facility.” Water 2020, 12, 1988. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/12/7/1988

Thavaraj, T, and Stevenson, G. 2020. “A Synthesized Approach for Seismic and Post-Seismic Performance of a Dumped Rockfill Dam with a Shotcrete Face,” in Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2020: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Special Topics, Minneapolis, MN. Hambleton, J., P., Makhnenko, R. and Budge, A. S. , eds. ASCE G-I Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 318, pp. 20-29.

2019

Bruce, J., J. Croockevit, F. Yusuf, J. Nunn and A. Watson. 2019. “Diversion Tunnel Orifices for Energy Dissipation During Reservoir Filling at Site C,” in Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), 9-14 June 2019. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Dam Association.

Casey, J. 2019. “Technology Isn’t Everything: A Framework for Developing a Successful Dam Surveillance Program”. Oral Presentation at SME 2019, 8-9 Dec 2019. Tucson, AZ: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration.

Chen, J.H., B. Chin and R. Friedel. 2019. “Dam Breach Tailings Runout Modelling for Inactive/Closed Tailings Storage Facility,” in Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, The Changing Influences on Dams, 6 – 10 October 2019. Calgary, AB: CDA (Canadian Dam Association), 2019.

Clark, S. and M-J. Piggott. 2019. “Projecting Changes to Future Extreme Precipitation Events for the Design of Tailings Facilities,” in Proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste 2019, 17-20 November 2019. Vancouver, BC : University of British Columbia.

Dean, E., R. Macciotta, M. Hendry, C. Gräpel and R. Skirrow. 2019. “The use and limitations of modern technologies for slow, vegetated landslide monitoring – Chin Coulee Landslide,” in Proceedings of GeoStJohns, Under Land & Sea: 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 29 – October 2, 2019. St. John’s, NL: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Dick, W., R. Woodvine, B. Abrahamson and M. Acharya. 2019. “PMP and PMF Estimates in Alberta and Saskatchewan: Initial Review,” in Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, The Changing Influences on Dams, 6 – 10 October 2019. Calgary, AB: CDA (Canadian Dam Association), 2019.

Elbanna, M., J. MacDonald, J. Quinn, S. Martens and P. Cavanagh. 2019. “Strength Characteristics of Pleistocene Clay Deposits in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region,” in Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, The Changing Influences on Dams, 6 – 10 October 2019. Calgary, AB: CDA (Canadian Dam Association), 2019.

Elbanna, M., M. Lederman, J. Quinn, S. Martens, C. Klassen, P. Cavanagh and J. Polak. 2019. “Soil Profiling of Pleistocene Deposits in the Athabasca Oil Sands using SCPTu,” in Proceedings of GeoStJohns, Under Land & Sea: 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 29 – October 2, 2019. St. John’s, NL: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Fines, P., C. Grapel and F. Greenhough. 2019. “History of Genesee Cooling Pond Dykes,” in Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, The Changing Influences on Dams, 6 – 10 October 2019. Calgary, AB: CDA (Canadian Dam Association), 2019.

Grapel, C., S. Cullum-Kenyon, S. Wu and B. Chin. 2019. Cold Weather Cracking of a Dyke Crest, in Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, The Changing Influences on Dams, 6 – 10 October 2019. Calgary, AB: CDA (Canadian Dam Association), 2019.

Ghandeharioon, A. and S. Ahlfield. 2019. “Site Development and Foundation Planning for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion,” in Proceedings of the Deep Foundations Institute 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, 15-18 October 2019, Chicago, IL. Hawthorne, NJ: Deep Foundations Institute.

Ghandeharioon, A., J. Williams, and B. Hamersley. 2019. “Seismic Retrofit Design of a 110-year Old Railway Bridge Founded on Liquefiable Soils Using Large Diameter Driven Piles,” in Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2019: 8th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 308, Reston, VA, USA, 98-107.

Herza, J., M. Ashley, J. Thorp and A. Small. 2019. “A Consequence-Based Tailings Dam Safety Framework,” in Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), 9-14 June 2019. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Dam Association.

Ingabire, E.P., L. Clelland, A. Sy and M. Ghafghazi. 2019. “Influence of Fines Content on Cyclic Resistance through the Critical State Framework,” in Proceedings of GeoStJohns, Under Land & Sea: 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 29 – October 2, 2019. St. John’s, NL: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Kent, C.R., S. Pandey, N. Turner, C.G. Dickinson and M. Jamieson. 2019. “Estimating current and historical groundwater abstraction from the Great Artesian Basin and other regional-scale aquifers in Queensland, Australia.” Hydrogeology Journal. Published Online: 10 December, 2019, [https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-019-02074-0]

Llano-Serna, M.A. and L.F. Contreras. 2019. “The Effect of Surface Roughness and Shear Rate During Fall-Cone Calibration.” Géotechnique, Published Online: March 15, 2019, [https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.18.P.222]

Lo, R.C. 2019. “Safeguard Embankment Dam Safety,” in Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), 9-14 June 2019. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Dam Association.

Martin, V., M. Al-Mamun and A. Small. 2019. “CDA Technical Bulletin on Tailings Dam Breach Analyses,” in Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), 9-14 June 2019. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Dam Association.

Roman, B., H. Barriga and A. Najarro. 2019. “Comparative Analysis of the Post-Liquefaction Shear Strength of Cyclone Tailings based on SCPTu and Laboratory Testing,” in Proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste 2019, 17-20 November 2019. Vancouver, BC : University of British Columbia.

Sanchez-Marrou, J., H. Barriga-Gallarday and I. Berru-García. 2019. “Geotechnical characterization of igneous saprolite using the Seismic Cone Penetration Test (SCPTu) from a jungle site in South America,” in Proceedings of GeoStJohns, Under Land & Sea: 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 29 – October 2, 2019. St. John’s, NL: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Sanders, J. and M. Murphy. 2019. “From Reclamation to Relinquishment: Is this an Achievable Goal in British Columbia?“, in Proceedings of the British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium, 16-19 September 2019. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia. Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0391926

Sanders, J. and I. Reid. 2019. “First Nation Integration in Rural and Remote Construction Projects: a Bella Bella Case Study”. Oral Presentation at BEST 2019, Whistler, BC. Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference. 8 May 2019.

Sy, A. 2019. “An Unknown-Unknown Does in an Overpass: A Soil Stockpile on Soft Clay Is Too Much for a Bridge in Canada.” GeoStrata. 2(23): 62-67.

Thavaraj, T., J. Foote and S. Wu. 2019. “Challenges in Assessing a Hydraulic Fill Dam Built in the 1920s for Liquefaction and Piping Potential,” in Proceedings of GeoStJohns, Under Land & Sea: 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 29 – October 2, 2019. St. John’s, NL: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Watson, A.D., G.W. Stevenson and A. Hanna. 2019. “Site C Clean Energy Project, Design Overview,” in Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), 9-14 June 2019. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Dam Association.

Whitehead, J. and A. Witte. 2019. “Cycloned Copper Tailings Sands: Practical Methods for Benchmarking Design Parameters,” in Proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste 2019, 17-20 November 2019. Vancouver, BC : University of British Columbia.

2018

Barriga-Gallarday, H., J. Sanchez-Marrou, and G. Barquero-Guerrero. 2018. “Field Observations from Saprolite Test Fills in High Rainfall Locations,” in Proceedings of GeoEdmonton, Transportation Geotechnique – Moving Forward, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 24-26 September 2018. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Ghandeharioon, A. and A. Port. 2018. “Comparison of Pile Foundations and Ground Improvement for Reduction of Seismic Displacements for a Wastewater Treatment Plant,” in Proceedings of the Deep Foundations Institute 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, 24-27 October 2018, Anaheim, CA – Mastering the Challenge: Engineering for Complex Loading Conditions in the 21st Century. Hawthorne, NJ: Deep Foundations Institute.

Gill, S., E-P. Ingabire, V. Manmatharajan, M. Siu, K. Peterson, K. Viles, L. Clelland and A. Sy. 2018. “Influence of Fines Content on Interpretation of the CPT Tip Resistance for Liquefaction Assessment in Mine Tailings,” in Proceedings of GeoEdmonton, Transportation Geotechnique – Moving Forward, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 24-26 September 2018. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Grapel, C., C. Mulhall, H. Hong, B. Rogers, N. Parry, and R. Skirrow. 2018. “Void Backfill Design for a Steeply Dipping Coal-mine Void Below a Highway in Canmore, Alberta,” in Geohazards 7: 7th Canadian Geohazards Conference, June 3-6, 2018. Canmore, AB, Canada. Paper #122. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Hill, E. and P. Joshi. 2018. “Digitizing Field Data Collection and Facilitating Inspections – Our Experience,” in Proceedings of the ASDSO 2018 Dam Safety Conference, Seattle, WA, September 9 – 13, 2018. Lexington, KY: ASDSO (Association of State Dam Safety Officials).

Ind, M.J., M. Rynhoud and K. Brand. 2018. “Life-of-Mine Spillway Strategy : Managing Surface Water Risks at a Tailings Storage Facility,” in From Start to Finish: A Life of Mine Perspective — Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Joshi, P. and McLeod, H. 2018. “Effectiveness of Geomembrane Liners in Minimizing Seepage in Tailings Storage Facilities: New Knowledge,” in Proceedings of the 26th International Congress on Large Dams, July 4-6, 2018. Vienna, Austria: International Commission on Large Dams.

Macciotta, R., C. Grapel, J. Duxbury, T. Keegan, and R. Skirrow. 2018. “Explicit Estimation of Rock Slope Failure Likelihood for Hazard Assessment and Safety Engineering near Canmore, AB,” in Geohazards 7: 7th Canadian Geohazards Conference, June 3-6, 2018. Canmore, AB, Canada. Paper #106. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Manmatharajan, M.V., M. Ghafghazi, D. Staseff, A. Sy and M. Snow. 2018. “Screening of Bridge Sites in Ontario for Liquefaction Susceptibility,” in Proceedings of GeoEdmonton, Transportation Geotechnique – Moving Forward, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 24-26 September 2018. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Martens, S., P. Oblozinsky, A. Durham, S. Li, M. Elbanna and J. Quinn. 2018. “Coarse Tailings Sand Densification By Dozer Packing,” in Proceedings of GeoEdmonton, Transportation Geotechnique – Moving Forward, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 24-26 September 2018. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Nikl, L., J. Steele, L. Robertson, S. Davidson and R. Schryburt. 2018. “Environmental Consequence Classification of Mine Dam Failures: Updating the Canadian Classification System,” in Proceedings of the ASDSO 2018 Dam Safety Conference, Seattle, WA, September 9 – 13, 2018. Lexington, KY: ASDSO (Association of State Dam Safety Officials).

Sy, A. 2018. “Challenges in Geoseismic Upgrade of Bridges in the Fraser Delta, BC, Canada,” in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics V, June 10-13, 2018. Austin, TX. American Society of Civil Engineers.

Thavaraj, T., A. Sy and B. Hamersley. 2018. “Geotechnical Seismic Retrofit of Mission Bridge, British Columbia, Canada,” in Proceedings of GeoEdmonton, Transportation Geotechnique – Moving Forward, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 24-26 September 2018. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Thavaraj, T., A. Sy, J. Williams and R. Liu. 2018. “Challenges in the Selection and Scaling of Records for Seismic Analyses: A Geotechnical Engineer’s Perspective,” in Geohazards 7: 7th Canadian Geohazards Conference, June 3-6, 2018. Canmore, AB, Canada. Paper #185. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Verma, P., A. Seidalinova and D. Wijewickreme. 2018. “Equivalent Number of Uniform Cycles Versus Earthquake Magnitude Relationships for Fine-grained Soils.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal. Published on the web 27 November 2018, https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2018-0331

Willms, D.A., M.J. Cronk, H.N. McLeod and L.M. Murray. 2018. “An Approach to Dam Safety Assessment,” in CIM Convention 2018, May 6-9, 2018. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

2017

Bruce, J. 2017. “Site C Clean Energy Project Diversion Tunnel Orifices for Energy Dissipation During Reservoir Filling,” in CDA 2017 Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2017. Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Butikofer, D., B. Erickson, A. Marsh, R. Friedel, L. Murray and MJ. Piggott. 2017. “Filtered Tailings Disposal Case History: Operation and Design Considerations Part II,” in Proceedings, International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November 5-8, 2017. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre, 2017.

Croockewit, J., J. Bruce, F. Yusuf, J. Nunn and A. Watson. 2017. “Site C Clean Energy Project General Hydraulic Features,” in CDA 2017 Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2017, Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Dickinson, C., C. Kent, M. Jamieson and S. Pandey. 2017. “Current and Historical Water Use Estimation for the GAB, Queensland.” Poster Presentation at the Australasian Groundwater Conference, July 11 – 13, 2017. Sydney, Australia: National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the Australian Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Dickinson, C., C. Kent, M. Jamieson and S. Pandey. 2017. “GAB Aquifer Attribution Process.” Oral Presentation at the Australasian Groundwater Conference, July 11 – 13, 2017. Sydney, Australia: National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the Australian Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Erickson, B., D. Butikofer, A. Marsh, R. Friedel, L. Murray and MJ. Piggott. 2017. “Filtered Tailings Disposal Case History: Operation and Design Considerations Part I,” in Proceedings, International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November 5-8, 2017. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre, 2017.

Hamersley, B., S. Khan and J. Jiang. 2017. “Evergreen Line Performance Based Design – An Owner’s and Designer’s Perspective,” in 39th IABSE Symposium – Engineering the Future, September 21-23 2017. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Hamersley, B., W. Wu and J. O’Reilly. 2017. “Creative Construction Method for an Attractive Tied Arch,” in 39th IABSE Symposium – Engineering the Future, September 21-23 2017. Vancouver, Canada.

Heidstra, N., J. Nunn, A. Watson, K. Dodman, R. Carter, and L. Burmeister. 2017. “Roller Compacted Concrete Buttress at the Site C Clean Energy Project.” Canadian Dam Association Bulletin. 28(3): 12 -23.

Lo, R. 2017. “Reflection on Some 21st Century Earthquakes,” in 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, January 9-13, 2017. Santiago, Chile.

McLeod, H. and A. Bjelkevik. 2017. “Tailings Dam Design: Technology Update (ICOLD Bulletin),” in Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams, July 3-7, 2017. Prague, Czech Republic: Czech National Committee on Large Dams.

McLeod, H., A. Small and P. Mitchell. 2017. “Site Characterization for Dam Foundations,” in Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams, July 3-7, 2017. Prague, Czech Republic: Czech National Committee on Large Dams.

O’Hagan, S., K. Holmes, R. Saiedi, S. Khan and B. Hamersley. 2017. “Rosedale Overhead: Functional Upgrades, Structural Rehabilitation and Seismic Retrofit,” in 39th IABSE Symposium – Engineering the Future, September 21-23 2017. Vancouver, Canada.

Pakzad, S. and B. Hamersley. 2017. “Design and Launch of the Vedder Bridge.” ACEC Engineering in B.C. Fall 2017, p. 9.

Patterson, K. and C. Wang. 2017. “Generating Synthetic Climate Data for Design that Match Natural Trends,” in CDA 2017 Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2017. Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Quinn. J., J. Casey, L. Murray and R. Friedel. 2017. “Characterization of a Complex Soil Foundation,” in GeoOttawa 2017, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, October 1 – 4, 2017. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Robertson, L. and J. Durocher. 2017. “The Consideration of Seepage-Rock Interactions on Long Term Dam Stability,” in CDA 2017 Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2017. Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Rynhoud, M.S. 2017. “Drilling for Studies in Remote Locations,” in Drilling for Geology II. AIG (Australian Institute of Geoscientists) Conference, July 26-28, 2017. Brisbane, Australia.

Rynhoud, M.S., D. Johns and L. Murray. 2017. “The Hamata Tailings Dam Design and Construction at the Hidden Valley Mine in Papua New Guinea,” in ANCOLD 2017 Conference, October 26-27, 2017. Hobart, TAS, Australia.

Sanchez-Marrou, J. 2017. “Geotechnical Characterization of Residual Soils from Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks at Three Sites in South America,” in GeoOttawa 2017, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, Ontario. October 1 – 4, 2017. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Study of Tailings Management Technologies: MEND Report 2.50.1,” in 24th Annual BC MEND Metal Leaching /Acid Rock Drainage Workshop on November 29, 2017, Vancouver, B.C. Ottawa, ON : MEND (Mine Environment Neutral Drainage); MAC (Mineralogical Association Of Canada). Accessed October 31, 2017. http://mend-nedem.org/wp-content/uploads/2.50.1Tailings_Management_TechnologiesL.pdf

Thavaraj, T. and A. Sy. 2017. “Compaction Grouting as Part of Seismic Retrofit of Two Bridges in British Columbia, Canada,” in Proceedings of Grouting 2017: 5th International Grouting Conference, July 9-12, 2017. Honolulu, HI: ASCE G-I. Paper#139.

Thavaraj, T., A. Sy. and D. Dowdell. 2017. “Micropile Solutions for Construction of SAS Span of the New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge,” in Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Micropiles, March 29-April 1, 2017. Vancouver, BC: International Society for Micropiles, Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors and Deep Foundations Institute.

Theenathayarl, T., T. Sentheepan and S. Sivathayalan. 2017. “Modulus Reduction and Damping Curves for Soils Under Simple Shear,” in GeoOttawa 2017, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, October 1 – 4, 2017. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Wang, X. and B. Usher. 2017. “Transferring Regional Calibrated Groundwater Model to Local Model for Engineering Design using MODFLOW USG.” Oral Presentation at the Australasian Groundwater Conference, July 11 – 13, 2017. Sydney, Australia: National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the Australian Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Waterhouse, C., C. Hambling and T. Neame. 2017. “The Benefit of Early Planning and Stakeholder Engagement in Groundwater Monitoring.” Oral Presentation at the Australasian Groundwater Conference, July 11 – 13, 2017. Sydney, Australia: National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and the Australian Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

2016

Brand, K. and M. Ind. 2016. “The Reliance on Engineering Judgement to Inform Tailings Dam Failure Impact Assessments,” in Proceedings of the ANCOLD/NZSOLD Conference on Dams a Lasting Legacy, 18-19 October 2016. Adelaide, South Australia: ANCOLD/NZSOLD

Carvajal, J.-C., W.D.L. Finn and C.E. Ventura. 2016. “Equivalent-Linear Seismic Response of Bridge Approach Embankments,” in GeoVancouver 2016: 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Chen, H.J., R. Charron, D. Hepp, J. MacLean, J. Chen and S. MacNeil. 2016. “Pitwall Design and Performance at Suncor North Steepbank Extension Mine,” in GeoVancouver 2016: 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Cooper, G., V. Szabo and S. Ahlfield. 2016. “Deltaport Berth 3 Design and Construction Challenges,” in Proceedings of Ports 2016: 14th Triennial International Conference, June 12-15, 2016. New Orleans, Louisiana: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Friedel, R. and J. Casey. 2016. “Laboratory Testing to Optimize Filter Design for Dispersive Clay,” in GeoVancouver 2016: 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Ind, M., K. Brand and M. Ferrier. 2016. “Tailings Dams: Failure Impact Assessment Framework,” in Proceedings of the ANCOLD/NZSOLD Conference on Dams a Lasting Legacy, 18-19 October 2016. Adelaide, South Australia: ANCOLD/NZSOLD.

McLeod, Harvey N. 2016. “History of Tailings Dam Design, Innovation, and Practice Changes Required in the Wake of the Mount Polley Mine Tailings Breach,” in GeoVancouver 2016: 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Patterson, K., H. McLeod, D. Hegadoren, G. Parkinson, P. Williams and B. Murphy. 2016. “Are Filter Tailings Practical for a High Production Mine in a Cold, Wet Climate?” in Tailings and Mine Waste ’16: Proceedings, International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, October 2-5, 2016.

Penman, J., T. Jibiki, L. Murray and M. Rynhoud. 2016. “Geotechnical Characterisation of a Tropical Residual Soil in an Embankment Abutment,” in Proceedings of the ANCOLD/NZCOLD 2016 Conference, October 15-19, 2016. Adelaide, South Australia.

Port, A, C. Johnson and D. Jullienne. 2016. “Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Ground Improvements,” in GeoVancouver, 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Rowe, R.K., P. Joshi, R.W.I. Brachman and H. McLeod. 2016. “Leakage through Holes in Geomembranes below Saturated Tailings.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 143(2), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001606.

Sanders, J. and M. Wendtman. 2016. “Managing Knowledge Loss Over the Life of Mine: Opportunities and Challenges,” in Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions, 2016, Vancouver, BC, November 14-16, 2016.

Sturzenegger, M., T. Keegan and T. Simoes. 2016. “Kettle Falls Railway Ground Hazard Relative Risk Assessment,” in GeoVancouver, 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2-5, 2016. Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Thavaraj, T., G. Stevenson and D. Siu. 2016. “Seismic Deformation Assessment of a Dam Founded on Low Plastic Fine-Grained Soils under Strong Earthquake Shaking,” in Geo-Chicago, Sustainability, Energy and the Geoenvironment, Proceedings, Chicago, Illinois, August 14-18, 2016.