ACCEPTED PAPERS

We are pleased to provide the session, title and corresponding author information for all approved papers that have been accepted by the GeoManitoba 2012 Technical Committee. The detailed technical program will be posted at http://www.cgs2012.ca/techprogram.php?lang=en as it becomes available – likely in mid-August.

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Fundamentals
Cold Regions Geotechnology
Engineering Geology
Foundation Engineering
Geoenvironmental
Hydrogeology
Landslides / Slope Stability / Slope Engineering
Other Fundamentals
Reliability-Based / Limit States Design
Risk Assessment
Rock Mechanics
Seepage / Groundwater
Soil Mechanics
Soil Stabilization

Geotechnical
Brownfields and Redevelopment
Design of Clay Liners
Design of Earth Dams
Geohazards
Harbour and Shoreline Geotechniques
Marine Geotechniques
Mine Site Remediation
Non-textbook Soils / Waste Soils
Other Geotechnical
Retaining Walls / MSE walls
Revitalization of Aging Infrastructure
Transportation Geotechnique

Multi-Disciplinary
Geoenvironmental Sustainability
Instrumentation

Fundamentals top
Cold Regions Geotechnology top
Climate Change Impact on the State of Permafrost at Inuvik, NWT
Ed Hoeve
EBA, A Tetra Tech Company
Features of thermal properties for frozen volcanic deposits
Elena Kuznetsova
SINTEF building and infrastructure
Fine Grained Fill Placement Specification for Freezing Conditions
Rick Friedel
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
Numerical Modelling of Coupled Heat Transfer and Groundwater Flow: Applications to Tailings Management Facility in Permafrost Environments in Canada
Elias Ernest Dagher
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
A test plot study of a permafrost slope in Mackenzie Valley, NWT
Baolin Wang
Geological Survey of Canada
Stability of road embankments during thawing of soil base, taking into account the consolidation of soils
Tatiana Vavrinyuk
Permafrost Research Laboratory,Moscow State University of Railway Enginering
The Effects of Clearing and Grading on Terrain in the Mackenzie River Valley
Bruce Laurence Smith
Intex Enterprises Limited
Thermal Conductivity of Clay and Peat Samples from Northern Manitoba
David Kurz
University of Manitoba
Thermal Modeling of an Instrumented Highway Embankment on Degraded Permafrost
David Kurz
University of Manitoba
Engineering Geology top
Towards an Integrated Field Mapping-Numerical Modelling Approach for Characterising Discontinuity Persistence and Intact Rock Bridges in Large Open Pi
Zack Tuckey
Simon Fraser University
Techniques for 3D Geological and Hydrogeological Modeling. A Case Study of Conawapa Generating Station.
Sherko Sharif
KGS GROUP INC
DOES GROUND FROST AFFECT THE TIMING OF LARGE LANDSLIDES IN SENSITIVE CHAMPLAIN CLAY?
Dave Gauthier
Potential Development at Dublin Gulch, Yukon: Part 1 - Engineering Geology
Gabriel Hensold
BGC Engineering, Inc.
Test
Daniel Louwe
Foundation Engineering top
A unified failure mode for an anchor plate in sand considering both anchor depth and soil density
Jinyuan Liu
Ryerson University
Analysis of laterally loaded pile using the combination of SW model and the imbedding method
mehdi Heidari
Response of Pile Foundations to Random Cyclic Loads
Alireza Varshoi
Efficiency of Aggregate Piers to Reduce the Vertical and Lateral Stresses on Deep Foundation Units Due to Embankment Loadings
alper turan
Effect of tunnel construction on existing high-rise buildings
Hany El Naggar
University of New Brunswick
Evolution of high capacity micropiles in the Metropolitan Toronto Area
Naresh Gurpersaud
Geo-Foundations Contractors
Experimental study on ground reaction of L-shaped high-rise building with large-area thick raft foundation of frame structure
HongBo ZHU
China Academy of Building Research
Predicted and Measured Compressive Capacity and Torque of Large Helix Diameter Screw Piles in Stiff to Very Stiff Cohesive Soils
Gustavo Padros
Almita Piling Inc.
Assessment of Screw Pile Lateral Load Performance in Cohesive Soils Considering Disturbance due to Installation
Gustavo Padros
Almita Piling Inc.
Investigation of key parameters in the design of active isolation trenches for vibrating machinery
Brandon Karchewski
Potential Development at Dublin Gulch, Yukon: Part 2 - Engineering Challenges
Gabriel Hensold
BGC Engineering, Inc.
Numerical Analysis of Screw Piles under Axial Loads in Cohesive Soils
Yan Cui
Performance of Instrumented Composite Helical Screw Piles Seismic Systems in Layered Soils
Yasser ABDELGHANY
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Interpretation of Pile Load Tests Results in Clearwater and McMurray Formations, Northern Alberta
Pirahas Balasingam
AMEC Environment & Infrastructure
Piles subjected to Torsion
Dipanjan Basu
University of Waterloo
Simulating the effect of vibratory pile driving on substructures of adjacent buildings in urban environment
Sanka Dilshan Ekanayake
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Sydney
Testing of driven piles in Southern Ontario
Laifa Cao
SPL Consultants Limited
Torque prediction of helical piles in cohesive soils
Mohammed Sakr
WorleyParsons Canada I&E
Geoenvironmental top
A simple interpretation for the modified oxygen consumption test on sulphide tailings
Mamert Mbonimpa
Université du Québec
Adsorption, desorption, remediation and fertility characteristics of a clay soil
Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan
Lakehead University
Case studies for a tool for evaluating the sustainability of site remediation treatment systems
Catherine Mulligan
Concordia University
Clogging of granular drains used for environmental containment
Huyen Nguyen
MDH Engineered Solutions Corp.
Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contamination in soil of industrial environments along Tehran-Semnan road, Iran
Sumi Siddiqua
UBC, Okanagan
Evaluation of mechanical behaviour of compost based biocover materials
Mamadou Fall
University of Ottawa
Geotechnical properties of soil-like material derived from processed waste and the potential for degradation-induced settlement
Ian R Fleming
UNiveristy of Saskatchewan
Landfill Infrastructure - building on the past to improve environmental performance of municipal waste management facilities - a case study
Carol Kehoe
The City of Calgary
MTBE gas phase diffusion in subsurface soil: influence of soil composition and water content
Seyedmohammad Baradaran Ghavami
University of British Columbia
Thermal Conductivity of Compost Biocover Subjected to Freeze-Thaw Cycles
Farzad Moghbel
University of Ottawa
Use of transparent soil to investigate discontinuous gas flow in heterogeneous porous media
Greg Siemens
Hydrogeology top
Assessing the Impact of Bentonite-CMC Drill-In Fluids on Slug Tests in High-Permeability Aquifers
Matthias A. Zenner
Free University of Berlin, Institute of Geological Sciences, Section Hydrogeology
Investigation of contaminant plumes emanating from residual mine deposits in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, results from geophysical surveys: C
Peter Kushara Nyabeze
Council for Geoscience
CONCEPTUAL AND MATHEMATICAL MODELING TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF GROUNDWATER RECHARGE - A CASE STUDY IN WEST IRAN.
Abdollah Taheri Tizro
Consideration of the influence of neighbouring wells when interpreting pumping test data in a confined aquifer with two areas of similar diffusivity
Simon Weber
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Étude de la validité de l’approche d’equivalence pour l’analyse des essais d’aquifères en milieu confiné
Djaouida chenaf
Civil Engineering Department
Optimizing the thermal conductivity of alternative geothermal grouts
Vahid Masoumifard
Research assistance
Implementation and validation of a ground source heat pump (GSHP) system model in a TRNSYS energy simulation environment – case study
Denis Garber
University of Cambridge
Influence of the screen and filter pack permeability on in situ permeability tests
Robert P. Chapuis
Ecole Polytechnique
Landslides / Slope Stability / Slope Engineering top
Benchmarking of a Three-Dimensional Limit Equilibrium Slope Stability Software
Murray D Fredlund
SoilVision Systems Ltd.
Effects of strength anisotropy on the stability of slopes
Alireza Azami
Influence of inherent anisotropy of soil strength on limit equilibrium slope stability analysis
Brandon Karchewski
SLOPE STABILITY EVALUATION BASED ON SHEAR STRENGTH REDUCTION METHOD
shanzhi shu
KCI Technologies Inc.
Other Fundamentals top
Burial Depth Effect on Flexural Behaviour of Buried Pipelines Subject to Normal Faulting
Masoumeh Saiyar
Effect of the Moisture Content on the Shear Strength of Pile-soil Interface
Julio Ángel Infante Sedano
University of Ottawa
Evaluation of the soil-pile interface friction angle (δ) in Silty Sand by means of Direct Shear Testing.
Seth Francis Knihtila
Norwich University David Crawford School of Engineering
Finite Element Analyses of Seabed Response to Ice Keel Gouging
Farzad Eskandari
Finite Element Modelling of Steel Pile Foundation in Sand Under Lateral Load
MD. IFTEKHARUZZAMAN
Geotechnical Investigation, Design and Construction for the Blackwater River Crossing, NWT
Entzu Hsieh
AMEC E & I
Some observations on steel pipeline-sand interface shear strength under low effective normal stresses
Ruslan Shanth Amarasinghe
University of British Columbia
Vertical stress distribution in soil – bentonite slurry walls
Rahul Vishwanath Mukherjee
University of Saskatchewan
Reliability-Based / Limit States Design top
Comparison of Geotechnical LRFD Implementations
Farzaneh Naghibi
Dalhousie University
EFFECTS OF SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF SOIL PARAMETERS ON THE FRAME STRUCTURES
Mohamad Nazieh Jlilati
Risk Assessment top
Integration of GIS and mathematical modeling to predict shoreline erosion rates along the proposed Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Development
Kevin Penney
Rock Mechanics top
AN ANISOTROPIC THERMO-MECHANICAL FAILURE CRITERION FOR SHALE
Morteza Mohamadi
University of Calgary
Coupled Hydromechanical Modelling of Gas Migration in Ontario’s Sedimentary Rocks, Potential Host Rocks for Nuclear Waste Repositories
Mamadou Fall
University of Ottawa
Effect of blast-induced vibrations on ore dilution due to fill failure
Muhammad Zaka Emad
McGill University
Granite Yield Strength and Post-Yield Damage based on Plasticity
Neil Chandler
Red River College
Laboratory investigation and preliminary modelling of the mechanical behaviour of a transversely isotropic shale
Son Thanh Nguyen
Numerical Modelling of Diametral Point Load Test
Massoud Palassi
Axial and Diametrical Point Load Index - Uni-Axial Compression Strength Correlations; Sample and Loading Orientation versus Anisotropy
Hadi Omran Zaglut Tumi
University of Tripoli, LIBYA
Seepage / Groundwater top
EXPERIMENTAL DATA FOR TIDAL WATER TABLE FLUCTUATION IN A SAND BEACH
Robert P. Chapuis
Ecole Polytechnique
Application de la technique du graphique des vitesses pour l’interprétation d’essais de perméabilité à charge variable réalisés sur des œdomètres
Marion Emilie PEREZ
Soil Mechanics top
An experimental study of the tensile strength of unsaturated tailings
Bibiana Narvaez
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Centrifuge Testing and Numerical Modeling of Drag Embedded Anchors in Soft Clay
John Barrett
Characterizing Stiffness Development in Early Age Cemented Paste Backfills with Sand in a non-Destructive Triaxial Test
Abdullah Galaa Abdelaal
Comparing Constant Rate of Strain and Constant Rate of Loading Methods against the Standard Consolidation Method
Michael Braverman
Effect of Temperature on Soil-Water Characteristic Curves
pedram roshani
Granular particle shape and its influence on Triaxial Test results
Mohammad Mehdi Mollanouri Shamsi
Rheological and desaturation characteristics of a clay slurry
Shahid Azam
University of Regina
The behavior of a synthetic silt in simple shear at different degrees of saturation
paul simms
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Carleton University
Metaheuristics for improved estimation of hydraulic properties of unsaturated soils
Jitendrapal Sharma
University of Saskatchewan
Validity Limits of Fredlund-Xing-Kunze model for the estimation of hydraulic properties of unsaturated soils
Jitendrapal Sharma
University of Saskatchewan
Soil Stabilization top
Laboratory measured strength correlations of cement-stabilized soils for design optimization
Ouge Wang
University of Cambridge
GEOTECHNICAL PROPERTIES OF FLY ASH AND RICE HUSK ASH
Namdeo Patil
NITTTR
LARGE-SCALE LABORATORY ASSESSMENT OF SMEAR EFFECTS IN SOFT SOILS STABILIZED BY PREFABRICATED VERTICAL DRAINS
ALI GHANDEHARIOON
Laval University
Geotechnical top
Brownfields and Redevelopment top
Design of Clay Liners top
Shrinkage of Geosynthetic Clay Liners under Simulated Daily Thermal Cycles
Hamid Sarabadani
Design of Earth Dams top
Design, Construction, and Performance of ‘Passive’ Pressure Relief Wells for Tailings Dam Remediation
Xiteng Liu
GHD Services Pty Ltd
On the effects of animal burrows on the performance of homogeneous earthen structures
Gholamreza Saghaee
McGill University-Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
FACTORS AFFECTING ARCHING IN THE CORE OF EARTH DAMS
Reza Imam
Horizon Dyke 10 Geotechnical Design
Sisson Sisson
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd
Laboratory permeability tests on rockfill
François Duhaime
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Geohazards top
Correct Use of RocFall Software to Conduct Multiple Seeder Rockfall Analyses
Jin Dong Du
National shear wave measurement guidelines for Canadian seismic site assessment
Heather Lynn Crow
Natural Resources Canada
SEISMIC DEFORMATION ANALYSES OF SEYMOUR FALLS DAM
Thuraisamy Thavaraj
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
Harbour and Shoreline Geotechniques top
CASE STUDY: PERFORMANCE OF RAPID RESPONSE FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS DURING 2011 FLOOD IN MANITOBA
Rohit Sati
Layfield Group
Marine Geotechniques top
Digital Image Processing of Drag Embedment Anchors in Translucent Silicate Gel
Ryan Deke Beemer
Texas A&M University
Model tests of suction caissons installed in clay
jian chu
Iowa State University
Mine Site Remediation top
Alternate Dispute Resolution by Reverse Engineering - A Case History
M.A.J. (Fred) Matich
Field Air Permeability Testing to Characterize the Hydraulic Conductivity of Coarse Textured Reclamation Covers over Uranium Mine Waste
S. Lee Barbour
Department of Civil and Geological Engineering
Non-textbook Soils / Waste Soils top
A Case Study: The seismic stability of a conventional upstream-raised tailings impoundment – Part 1 (in situ testing)
Jose Miguel Medina Aguilar
SNC-Lavalin
A Case Study: The seismic stability of a conventional upstream-raised tailings impoundment – Part 2 (Seismic Stability Analyses)
Jose Miguel Medina Aguilar
SNC-Lavalin
A Procedure for Determining the Stresses within a Backfilled Underground Stope
Ryan L Veenstra
University of Toronto
Effect of dry-wet cycles on material composition of badlands
Shahid Azam
University of Regina
Hydrogeotechnical characterization of AMD treatment sludge and sludge-based mixtures
Mamert Mbonimpa
Laboratory simulation of desiccation, settling, and consolidation in variably thick multilayer deposits of high-density tailings
paul simms
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Carleton University
Modelling of the deposition profile of in-line flocculated mature fine tailings in beach cells
Mauricio Pinheiro
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Other Geotechnical top
3D Numerical Modelling of Geosynthetic Reinforced Embankments over Deep Cement Mixed Columns
Yapage Namal Nuwan Sanjeewa
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Syndney
An Investigation of Failure Modes for Geosynthetic Reinforced Column Supported Embankments
Yapage Namal Nuwan Sanjeewa
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Syndney
Bridge Embankment Stabilization in Deep
Robert M Kenyon
KGS Group
Geotechnical Aspects of Flocculation-based Technologies For Dewatering Mature Fine Tailings
Nicholas Beier
Construction and bearing behaviour of bored piles at the Lekki Ikoyi cable stayed bridge in Lagos, Nigeria
Axel Nernheim
Bilfinger Berger Ingenieurbau GmbH
Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Chemical Coupling in Cemented Tailings Backfill: Modelling of Temperature Development
Mamadou Fall
University of Ottawa
Full Scale Instrumented Load Test for Support of Oil Tanks on Deep Soft Clay Deposits in Louisiana using Controlled Modulus Columns
Marc Lauzon
Geopac Inc
Improved geotechnics for trenchless design and construction using advanced geophysics: case studies from Australia and Asia
Bob Whiteley
Investigation of Excessive Slab-on-Grade Floor Movements in a Commercial Structure in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Brent S Hay
TREK Geotechnical Inc
Estimating Probability of Instability of Haulage Drift with Respect to Mining Sequences
Wael Rashad Abdellah
McGill university
Three Years of Monitoring a Full-Scale Access Shaft Seal in a Granitic Rock Formation
David Dixon
Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
Retaining Walls / MSE walls top
A reinforced soil slope built using marginal fill soil and an innovative geocomposite reinforcement geogrid in Southern Ontario
Michael Simons
Maccaferri Canada Ltd.
ANALYSIS OF PILE RESPONSE TO EXCAVATION INDUCED GROUND MOVEMENTS
Ravintherakumaran Nishanthan
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.
Application of MSE Walls on Poor Foundation
bill William McCue brockbank
reinforced earth company ltd
Construction of a MSE Wall Under a 3 Metre Tide in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
bill William McCue brockbank
reinforced earth company ltd
Effect of horizontal earth pressure on the pull-out bearing resistance of steel mesh reinforcement embedded in silty sand
Md Jahid Iftekhar Alam
University of New South Wales@ADFA, Canberra, Australia
Load transfer mechanism in geosynthetic reinforced pile-supported embankments: Three dimensional numerical modelling
Priyanath Udayanga Ariyarathne
University of Western Sydney
Investigating embankment deformations using transparent soil
Nazri Mohidin
Numerical investigation of a combined soil nailing and tieback anchor system
Jinyuan Liu
Ryerson University
Revitalization of Aging Infrastructure top
Pinawa Diversion Dam - Rehabilitation, Design, Construction and Post Construction Downstream Flow Monitoring
Kris F.J. Matusiewicz
Manitoba Hydro
Transportation Geotechnique top
Benefits of using Eurocode-7 risk-based procedures in geotechnical engineering on infrastructure projects
Alan Phear
Arup
Experimental analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of lime and non-traditional stabilizers on subgrade stabilization of a road
Ahdyeh Mosadegh
University of Tehran
Landslide Risk Affecting Linear Infrastructure, and Risk Inferred from Linear Infrastructure
Pete Quinn
BGC Engieering Inc
Ashcroft Thompson River Landslides: Watershed-scale Controls
Pete Quinn
BGC Engieering Inc
Principles of assessment of karst risks for the railways in Russia
Tatiana Borisovna Meleshkina
Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT)
ROCKFALL AND TALUS ACCUMULATION FROM SERIAL LIDAR SCANS: A RAILWAY CASE STUDY FROM THE WHITE CANYON, THOMPSON RIVER, BC
Dave Gauthier
Multi-Disciplinary top
Geoenvironmental Sustainability top
Instrumentation top
A study on measurement of local small strain by FBG sensor
lalit borana
Performance evaluation of an FBG-based sensing beam for measuring the dynamic lateral displacements of soil in a shaking table test
dongsheng xu
Perpetual Source Seismic Piezocone Penetration Testing: A new method for down-hole shear wave velocity profiling
Mark Anthony Styler
ConeTec
July 16 test
Wayne Gibson
GGAM