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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-567
... Reservoir Characterization dolomite Raibl formation Drilling Faulenbach valley rock mass limestone fuessen tunnel dolina margin chainage 480 wetterstein limestone inflow Hauptdolomit Upstream Oil & Gas investigation excavation work tunnel dolina collapse breccia water...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-448
... that affect the manifestation and evolution of such phenomena. The outcome of such an investigation is the compilation of detailed maps that define the microzones of different landslide hazard. The investigation that was conducted at the village of Kanalia (Karditsa, Central Greece) is a case study...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-424
... tension crack horizontal drainage hole rainfall reinforcement remedial work Upstream Oil & Gas geological survey right side remedial design boulder Anchor slope behavior investigation left side heavy rainfall back analysis slope failure monitoring pore water pressure...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-458
... formations, mainly sandstones and marls, laying on highly fissured clay shales, dislocated and disarranged by an intense tectonic activity. Monitoring reveals that slow movements are developing along different shear surfaces at different depths. Site investigations and air photograph interpretation...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-318
... ABSTRACT: This paper discusses experiences in geotechnical investigation and design of several large container terminal facilities located throughout western Asia (including Sri Lanka, India and Turkey), in deep soft ground environments, with significant land reclamation components. Site...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-418
... water in displaced masses by measuring one-meter depth temperature (Takeuchi, 1980). In this method of investigation, the temperature of one-meter depth on a net work of landslide area is measured; then, the map of isothermal contour lines of one-meter depth temperature will be prepared. This map can...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-428
... Reservoir Characterization smectite shale Claystone water content Colluvium layer stability land movement mapping sandstone Upstream Oil & Gas geotechnical investigation Indonesia investigation elevation impermeable layer resistivity shear strength illite landslide...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-108
... composite system of a landfill liner consists from top to bottom of a granular drainage layer, a geotextile, a geomembrane and a compacted clay liner. Displacements at the liner systems and therefore, investigations about external forces and their consequences to landfill liner slopes are indispensable...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-163
... needs. SGU therefore intends to produce geoscientific information concerning the most densely populated areas of Sweden. From this year (2000) investigations have been started in the Lake M.laren area, including the capital Stockholm, in the Gothenburg area on the west coast, and the Malm.-Helsingborg...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-129
... and as such are not compatible with the concept of sustainable development which calls for the re-use of such sites. The key to effective re-use of such land is harmonized management of ground investigation, risk assessment and clean-up strategies. One of the case histories considered involves a site investigation for a relief...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-010
... which guides the planning of the investigation and the design and construction of the project. This model develops progressively to be site specific, as the understanding of the local geology improves during the development of the project. The approach starts with an initial series of simple...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-114
... at the provisional and at the final stage. In order to decide on the best engineering solution, accurate investigations were conducted on site, including pumping tests to evaluate how to keep the water table down and besides permeability coefficients. INTRODUCTION The project for renovating the "Parco delle...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-085
... ABSTRACT: In this report, the present author discussed on the actual situation of coastal pollution by the drifted garbage in the Japan Islands. The investigations of coastal environment were performed at a large number of seashores in the Sakishima Is. (Okinawa), Honshu and Hokkaido districts...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-005
... of tunneling on existing structures is a major concern. This report addresses the main aspects of tunneling and underground works performed in soils and soft rocks. A summary is presented of the main features related to construction techniques, ground investigations, design methods, and instrumentation...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-256
.... The present paper also shows that prioritising trenching investigations around highly densely populated areas is effective in mitigating the effects of earthquakes. In a case study ofthe Gofukuji fault system, the expected population due to a future earthquake is estimated to be the extremely large figure...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-182
... on the results of the above investigations, six geotechnical units were determined. According to the results of cross-hole tests, the seismic bedrock coincides with the flysch formation, exhibiting shear wave velocities greater than 700 m/sec. Finally the shear strength and deformability parameters of different...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-237
..., and artificial uncompacted fills. Town planners should be made aware of past disasters so that mistakes can be avoided in the future. Also, building codes should include special provisions for flat coastal areas, regarding investigations and, when required, site improvement. THE STORY OF LIQUEFACTIONS...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-233
... ABSTRACT: This paper presents experimental results derived from investigating the microstructure and dynamic deformation indices of loess soils from the area of the cities of Irkutsk (Russia) and Lanzhou (China) under a joint project. The laboratory facilities operated by the Institute...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-263
... is varied. In total 90 tests are conducted and the effect of position and thickness of layering is investigated. It is observed that the natural frequency of the system decreases due to presence of the soft layer at the top whereas it increases due to presence of stiff layer at the top. It is also observed...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-194
... ABSTRACT: An experimental study was undertaken to identify the mechanisms by which plate anchors in sand fail when subjected to upward vertical tensile loadings. The aim of the study was to investigate the cause of oscillations in the pullout resistance of circular anchors, observed...

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