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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-163
...GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON APPLIED BEDROCK GEOLOGY IN SWEDEN Lars Persson1 ABSTRACT For society at large, geoscientific information is of vital importance. In particular this concerns maps showing natural resources such as ores, minerals, rock...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-139
... with explosive chemical manufacturing have impacted upon the potential uses of the land with elevated concentrations of a broad range of contaminants remaining within the soil in some areas. remediation information characterisation excavation concentration land reclamation assessment on-site...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-266
... international conference geological condition rockfall ljubljana grade 5 Earthquake Hazard Reservoir Characterization earthquake effect territory Slovenia information Earthquake sediment Posocje construction foundation landscape landslide Vidrih THE INFLUENCE OF THE GEOLOGICAL CONDITION...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-272
... the stabilities of bridges, railway and road which call for urgent counter-measures. So, to establish a counterplan, this study was conducted in order as below, 1) synthesis of maps of coal mines and surface geological mapping 2) obtaining information from inquiries and observations 3) geophysical survey...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-433
... subsurface information is lacking or very limited. Ko Ko etal (1999) and Ko Ko (1999) have made a review of several such approaches used in Australia and in other countries Type II Approach Large areas or regions are assessed considering key causative, influencing and triggering factors. Such an approach...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-418
... ABSTRACT: To plan any kind of prevention work in an active landslide, it is necessary to obtain enough information about the condition of ground water in moving masses and bedrock. Measurement of temperature of spring-water and wells in landslide area show that the variation of temperature...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-435
... phenomena that are inherently variable or with prediction and estimation of real state of nature performed under conditions of incomplete or inadequate information. From this perspective, uncertainty is associated with the inherent variability of the physical process and/or with the imperfection...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-482
...ESTIMATION OF FAILURE FREQUENCY OF SOIL CUT SLOPES USING RAINFALL AND SLOPE INFORMATION P L Richard Pang, Wai-keung Pun and Yat-fung Yu1 ABSTRACT The Geotechnical Engineering Office keeps comprehensive rainfall and landslide data. A GIS database of all sizeable man-made slopes and retaining walls...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-432
.... Mapping data is usually recorded in tabular form and presented graphically as stereoplots and occurrence charts (eg DIPS, Rocscience 1999). Stereoplots look good but are quite limited because they offer no information about location, continuity, and persistence, which are critical for pit wall stability...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-608
... to the results from the core drilling and core classification. All the cores were, besides the geological information, studied with respect to physical and mechanical properties for instance, a detailed mapping of fissures and induration was done. In all the boreholes, a logging program was designed which...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-555
... for the diagnosis of in-service defective earth retaining walls. The term diagnosis is used in the paper to refer to the process of determining a set of technical explanations for the occurrence of the observed defects. Using probability theory, the geotechnical engineer is in a position to make informed decisions...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-628
... and interpreting displacement measuring data as well as geological and geotechnical information. Systematic monitoring of absolute wall displacements to determine the appropriateness of support quantity and type to control tunnel stability is an integral part of the design of underground openings and an important...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-532
... should be linked closely with standard rock mass assessment. Artificial Intelligence fuzzy logic expert system Reservoir Characterization orientation discontinuity geological approach information investigation interpretation tunnel prediction geometry fabric Winsor Upstream Oil...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-634
... INTRODUCTION: The concept of virtual reality is a very powerful tool for enhancing the human perception of complex threedimensional information. The field of geomechanics is predestined for such an application since we are not only dealing with complex 3-D information about excavation...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-116
...) and resistivity applied at a site in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, where the soil and groundwater were contaminated by an organochloride pesticide called HCH hexachlorocyclehexane, and by metabolotes. Detailed hydrogeological and some geological information is available for the site and is summarized in this report...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-013
... and lithological information, an hydrogeological model that permits water pressures to be estimated throughout the slope, estimates of rock mass and discontinuity strength and deformation properties and an understanding of external forces, such as those due to earthquakes, that may be imposed on the slope. Site...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-018
... height became marked. The 1920's saw the increasing construction of large dams for hydroelectric power. risk and uncertainty assessment judgement risk assessment risk management information Artificial Intelligence Engineering failure mode evaluation probability regulator knowledge...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-124
... conductivity change due to excavation in the case that the fracture geometry information is obtained appropriately, and that the mechanical behavior can be represented well by the model. INTRODUCTION Excavation in the fractured rock mass is one of the most important construction process for several...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-176
... geotechnical information. These assessments are inadequate because they fail to effectively sample, test and account for external ground conditions. Unexpected catastrophic ground collapse above ageing infrastructure due to sewer or pipe collapse does occur. Excessive expenditure on new construction...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-226
... gut reactions, synthesizes diverse information. Figure 1 shows the cycle of learning proposed by McCarthy (1996). Each learning style occupies one cycle in the quadrant. Each quadrant is subdivided into two sectors, designated L (left-brain) or R (right- brain), which are essentially analyzing...

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