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Strouth, Alex; LeSueur, Philip; McDougall, Scott

ALARP and Other Conditions for Tolerating Geohazard Risks Conference

Geohazards 8, 2022.


Jakob, Matthias; Davidson, Sarah; Bullard, ​Gemma; Busslinger, Matthias; Collier-Pandya, Beatrice; Grover, Patrick; Lau, Carie-Ann

Debris-Flood Hazard Assessments in Steep Streams Journal Article

In: Water Resources Research, vol. 58, no. 4, 2022.

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Kostaschuk, Rod; Gaib, Sarah; Gygax, Adrian

Design and Construction of Stabilization Measures for Highway 99, Ten Mile Slide, Lillooet, BC Conference

GeoCalgary, 2022.


Froese, Corey; Engelbrecht, Jeanine; Gousseau, Zachary; Diederichs, Kaitlyn; Zahradka, Aron

Development of Landslide Early Warning Thresholds for Normally Slow-Moving Landslide in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Conference

Geohazards 8, 2022.


Roesky, Benjamin; Hayashi, Masaki

Effects of Lake-Groundwater Interaction on the Thermal Regime of a Sub-Alpine Headwater Stream Journal Article

In: Hydrological Processes, vol. 36, no. 2, 2022.

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de Guzman, Earl; Alfaro, Marolo; Arenson, Lukas; Dore, Guy

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Embankment in Cold Regions: Observations and Numerical Simulations Journal Article

In: Geosynthetics International, 2022.

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Willis, Sarah

Granular Filter Design and Performance Considerations for Aging Embankment Dams Masters Thesis


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Déri-Takács, Judit; Rostron, Benjamin; Mendoza, Carl; Madlener, Reinhard

Hydrogeochemical Characteristics Refine the Conceptual Model of Groundwater Flow Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada Journal Article

In: Water, vol. 14, no. 6, 2022.

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Strouth, Alex; McDougall, Scott

Individual Risk Evaluation for Landslides: Key Details Journal Article

In: Landslides, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 977-991, 2022.

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Scheip, Corey; Wegmann, Karl

Insights on the Growth and Mobility of Debris Flows from Repeat High-Resolution Lidar Journal Article

In: Landslides, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1297-1319, 2022.

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Chou, Alan; Brachman, Richard; Rowe, Kerry

Leakage Through a Hole in a Geomembrane Beneath a Fine-Grained tailings Journal Article

In: Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 372-383, 2022.

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Feigl, Moritz; Roesky, Benjamin; Herrnegger, Mathew; Schulz, Karsten; Hayashi, Masaki

Learning From Mistakes - Assessing the Performance and Uncertainty in Process-Based Models Journal Article

In: Hydrological Processes, vol. 36, no. 2, 2022.

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Zellman, Mark; Lifton, Zach; DuRoss, Christopher; Thackray, Glenn

Lidar Data Reveal New Faults in the Epicentral Region of the 2020 M 6.5 Stanley, Idaho Earthquake Journal Article

In: Seismological Research Letters, 2022.


Froese, Corey; Engelbrecht, Jeanine

Linking Satellite InSAR Ground Deformation Data into Operational Decision Conference

Research Exchange Meeting, 2022.


Rousseau, Prasanna; Sivathayalan, Siva

Liquefaction of Sands Subjected to Principal Stress Rotation Caused by Generalized Seismic Loading Journal Article

In: Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2022.

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Ostenaa, Dean; Zellman, Mark; Morgan, Matthew; DuRoss, Christopher; Briggs, Richard; Gold, Ryan; Mahan, Shannon; Gray, Harrison; Broes, Lauren; Lindsey, Kassandra

Mid- to Late-Quaternary Geomorphic and Paleoseismic Event History, Cheraw Fault, Southeastern Colorado Journal Article

In: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2022.

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Arenson, Lukas; Harrington, Jordan; Koenig, Cassandra; Wainstein, Pablo

Mountain Permafrost Hydrology—A Practical Review Following Studies from the Andes Journal Article

In: Geosciences, vol. 12, no. 2, 2022.

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Reid, David; Dickinson, Simon; Mital, Utkarsh; Fanni, Riccardo; Fourie, Andy

On Some Uncertainties Related to Static Liquefaction Triggering Assessments Journal Article

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 175, no. 2, pp. 181-199, 2022.

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Sharma, Keshab; Bin, Jia; Deng, Lijun

Performance-Based Seismic Design of Rocking Shallow Foundations in Cohesive Soil: Methodology and Numerical Validation Journal Article

In: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol. 159, 2022.

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McClymont, Alastair; Bauman, Paul; Freund, Richard; Seligman, Jon; Jol, Harry; Reeder, Philip; Benismon, Ken; Vengalis, Rokas

Preserving Holocaust History: Geophysical Investigations at the Ponary (Paneriai) Extermination Site Journal Article

In: Geophysics, vol. 87, no. 1, 2022.

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Deen, Sean; Hendry, Jim; Barbour, Lee; Das, Soumya; Essilfie-Dughan, Joseph

Removal of Dissolved Selenium by Siderite, Pyrite, and Sphalerite: Implications to Selenium Sequestration in Water-Saturated, Anoxic Coal Waste Rock Journal Article

In: Geochemistry, 2022.

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Wooten, Richard; Scheip, Corey; Hill, Jesse; Douglas, Thomas; Korte, David; Cattanach, Bart; Bozdog, Nicholas; Isard, Sierra

Response to Landslides and Landslide Mapping on the Blue Ridge Escarpment, Polk County, North Carolina, USA Journal Article

In: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 25-54, 2022.

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Acharya, Prabin; Sharma, Keshab; Pokharel, Govind; Adhikari, Rachana

Reviewing the Progress of Reconstruction Five Years After the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake, Nepal Journal Article

In: Building Research & Information, 2022.

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Vincent, Lauren; Eaton, Brett; Leenman, Anya; Jakob, Matthias

Secondary Geomorphic Processes and their Influence on Alluvial Fan Morphology, Channel Behaviour and Flood Hazards Journal Article

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, vol. 127, no. 2, 2022.

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Gygax, Adrian; Kostaschuk, Rod; Gaib, Sarah

Structural Aspects of the Stabilization of Ten Mile Slide Conference

DFI47 - Leading with Purpose, 2022.


Geertsema, Marten; Menounos, Brian; Bullard, ​Gemma; Carrivick, Jonathan; Clague, John; Dai, C; Donati, Davide; Ekstrom, Goran; Jackson, Jennifer; Lynett, Patrick; Pichierri, Manuele; Pon, Andy; Shugar, Dan; Stead, Doug; Belluz, Justin Del Bel; Friele, Pierre; Giesbrecht, Ian; Heathfield, Derek; Millard, Thomas; Nasonova, S; Schaeffer, Andrew; Ward, Brent; Blaney, Darren; Blaney, Erik; Brillon, Camille; Bunn, C; Floyd, William; Higman, Bretwood; Hughes, K; Mukherjee, Kriti; Sharp, Meghan

The 28 November 2020 Landslide, Tsunami, and Outburst Flood – A Hazard Cascade Associated With Rapid Deglaciation at Elliot Creek, British Columbia, Canada Journal Article

In: Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 49, no. 6, 2022.

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Figueiredo, Paula; Hill, Jesse; Meschat, Arthur; Scheip, Corey; Stewart, Kevin; Owen, Lewis; Wooten, Richard; Carter, Mark; Szymanski, Eric; Horton, Stephen; Wegmann, Karl; Bohenstiehl, DelWayne; Thompson, Gary; Witt, Anne; Cattanach, Bart

The Mw 5.1, 9 August 2020, Sparta Earthquake, North Carolina: The First Documented Seismic Surface Rupture in the Eastern United States Journal Article

In: GSA Today, vol. 32, no. 3-4, pp. 4-11, 2022.

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Hilbich, Christin; Hauck, Christian; Mollaret, Coline; Wainstein, Pablo; Arenson, Lukas

Towards Accurate Quantification of Ice Content in Permafrost of the Central Andes – Part 1: Geophysics-based Estimates from Three Different Regions Journal Article

In: The Cryosphere, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 1845-1872, 2022.

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van Veen, Megan; Porter, Mike; Lato, Matthew; Mitchell, Andrew; Fish, Colleen; van Gassen, Wim

Using Tree Stems in Multi-Temporal Terrestrial Lidar Scanning Data to Monitor Landslides on Vegetated Slopes Journal Article

In: Landslides, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 829-840, 2022.

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Mitchell, Andrew; Zubrycky, Sophia; McDougall, Scott; Aaron, Jordan; Jacquemart, Mylene; Hubl, Johannes; Roland, Kaitna; Graf, Christoph

Variable Hydrograph Inputs for a Numerical Debris-Flow Runout Model Journal Article

In: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 1627-1654, 2022.

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Arenson, Lukas; Brooks, Heather

When Permafrost Begins Warming Up Journal Article

In: GEOSTRATA, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 58-64, 2022.



Rousseau, Prasanna; Sivathayalan, Siva

A Hollow Cylinder Torsional Shear Device to Explore Behavior of Soils Subjected to Complex Rotation of Principal Stresses Journal Article

In: Geotechnical Testing Journal, vol. 44, no. 6, 2021.

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Rafi, Jalaleddin; Stille, Håkan

A Method for Determining Grouting Pressure and Stop Criteria to Control Grout Spread Distance and Fracture Dilation Journal Article

In: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 112, 2021.

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Weidner, Luke; van Veen, Megan; Lato, Matthew; Walton, Gabriel

An Algorithm for Measuring Landslide Deformation in Terrestrial Lidar Point Clouds Using Trees Journal Article

In: Landslides, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 3547-3558, 2021.

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van Veen, Megan; Froese, Corey; Lato, Matthew; Hunter, Gord; Tom, Kneale

An Integrated Remote Sensing Assessment of the Drynoch Earth Flow Conference

GeoNiagra 2021: Creating a sustainable and smart future, 2021.


Lato, Matthew; Harrap, Robin; MacCormack, Kelsey

Anticipated Technological Advances Book Chapter

In: Applied Multidimensional Geological Modeling: Informing sustainable human interactions with the shallow subsurface, pp. 619-633, 2021.

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Forbes, Bradley; Ouellet, Susanne; Suszek, Naia; Lato, Matthew; Russell, Brad

Application of Distributed Acoustic Sensing Within a Tailings Dam Warning System Conference

Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, 2021.


Noetzli, Jeannette; Arenson, Lukas; Bast, Alexander; Beutel, Jan; Delaloye, Reynald; Farinotti, Daniel; Gruber, Stephan; Gubler, Hansueli; Haeberli, Wilfried; Hasler, Andreas; Hauck, Christian; Hiller, Martin; Hoelzle, Martin; Lambiel, Christophe; Pellet, Cécile; Springman, Sarah; Muehll, Daniel; Phillips, Marcia

Best Practice for Measuring Permafrost Temperature in Boreholes Based on the Experience in the Swiss Alps Journal Article

In: Frontiers in Earth Science, vol. 9, 2021.

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Lato, Matthew

Canadian Geotechnical Colloquium: Three-Dimensional Remote Sensing, Four-Dimensional Analysis and Visualization in Geotechnical Engineering — State of the Art and Outlook Journal Article

In: Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 1065-1076, 2021.

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Caruso, Mario; Ferris, Gerald; Heggen, Hans; Delanty, Burke

Challenges Related to Pipeline Free Spans in Watercourse Crossings Conference

International Pipeline Geotechnical Conference, 2021.

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Pugh, E; Olefeldt, David; Leader, S; Hokanson, Kelly; Devito, Kevin

Characteristics of Dissolved Organic Carbon in Boreal Lakes - High Spatial and Inter-Annual Variability Controlled by Landscape Attributes and Wet-Dry Periods Journal Article

In: Water Resources Research, vol. 57, no. 11, 2021.

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Mo, Ruping; So, Rita; Brugman, Melinda; Mooney, Curtis; Lui, Anthony; Jakob, Matthias; Castellan, Armel; Vingarzan, Roxanne

Column Relative Humidity and Primary Condensation Rate as Two Useful Supplements to Atmospheric River Analysis Journal Article

In: Water Resources Research, vol. 57, no. 11, 2021.

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Porter, Mike

Conceptual Markov Models for Estimating Velocity Transition Probabilities for Landslides in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Conference

GeoNiagra 2021: Creating a sustainable and smart future, 2021.


Sturzenegger, Matthieu; Holm, Kris; Lau, Carie-Ann; Jakob, Matthias

Debris-Flow and Debris-Flood Susceptibility Mapping for Geohazard Risk Prioritization Journal Article

In: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 179-194, 2021.

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Jakob, Matthias

Debris-Flow Hazard Assessments: A Practitioner's View Journal Article

In: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 153–166, 2021.

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Mitchell, Andrew; McDougall, Scott; Aaron, Jordan; Brideau, Marc-Andre

Development of a Universal Open Access Rock Avalanche Case Study Database Conference

International Symposium on Landslides, 2021.


Pokharel, Bigul; Siddiqua, Sumi

Effect of Calcium Bentonite Clay and Fly Ash on the Stabilization of Organic Soil from Alberta, Canada Journal Article

In: Engineering Geology, vol. 293, 2021.

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Walsh, Andrea; McDougall, Scott; Evans, Stephen; Take, Andy

Effect of Upstream Dam Geometry on Peak Discharge During Overtopping Breach in Noncohesive Homogeneous Embankment Dams; Implications for Tailings Dams Journal Article

In: Water Resources Research, vol. 57, no. 12, 2021.

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Sharma, Keshab; Deng, Lijun

Effects of Loading Obliquity on Field Performance of Rocking Shallow Foundations in Cohesive Soil Journal Article

In: Géotechnique, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. 320-333, 2021.

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van der Velde, Ype; Temme, Arnaud; Nijp, Jelmer; Braakhekke, Maarten; van Voorn, George; Dekker, Stefan; Dolman, Johannes; Wallinga, Jakob; Devito, Kevin; Kettridge, Nicholas; Mendoza, Carl; Kooistra, Lammert; Soons, Merel; Teuling, Adriaan

Emerging Forest-Peatland Bistability and Resilience of European Peatland Carbon Stores Journal Article

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 118, no. 38, 2021.

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