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Technical Forum 2010

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Opening Session: Surface and Underground Mines

The Influence of Softening on the Mine Floor Bearing Capacity; A Case History
Gennaro G. Marino, Ph.D., P.E., M. ASCE
Abdolreza Osouli, Ph.D., M. ASCE


Abandoned Underground Mine Inventory and Risk Assessment (AUMIRA)
Jim Swindler, Project Engineer, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
Eric Kistner, Project Manager, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.


MINE REMEDIATION OPTIONS FOR A NEW HIGHWAY CORRIDOR
Kirk Beach, Ohio Department of Transportationand
Alan Craig,Ohio Department of Transportation


REAL TIME MONITORING OF SUBSIDENCE ALONG INTERSTATE I-70, MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO
Kevin O' Connor, PE, Ph.D., GeoTDR
Nikunj Kadakia, PE, Ohio DOT, District 5
Kirk Beach, Office of Geotechnical Engineering, Ohio DOT
Charles Dowding, PE, Ph.D., Dept. of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University



Session 2: Slope Management Systems

Dendrogeomorphology – A Means to Assess Past, Present, and Future Landslide Activity
William M. Kappel, Hydrogeologist, USGS-New York Water Science Center


Integrated Geologic Hazard Management System
Kirk D. Beach, Geology Program Manager, Office of Geotechnical Engineering, Ohio DOT

GeoLIMS: A LABORATORY DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR SOIL, ROCK AND WATER
Kirk D. Beach, Geology Program Manager, Office of Geotechnical Engineering, Ohio DOT
Sean Mulligan, PE, Geotechnical Lab Manager,Ohio DOT
Robert Liang, PE, Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, University of Akron
Frank Feng, President, Acetek Ltd.


GEOTECHNICAL RISKS AND SLOPE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: AN FHWA PERSPECTIVE
Silas C. Nichols, PE, Senior Bridge Engineer - Geotechnical, Federal Highway
Benjamin S. Rivers, PE, Geotechnical Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Resource Center,



Lunch Speaker: Pat Gallagher, CTL Engineering


Session 3: Flood Hazards in Appalachia

An Overview of Appalachian Flooding
Dr. Kevin Law, West Virginia State Climatologist, Department of Geography, Marshall University.


Determining and Predicting Flood Magnitudes and Frequencies
Jeff Wiley, USGS West Virginia Water Science Center, Surface Water Specialist


A New USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Initiative
Dr. William Guertal, Director, USGS Indiana and Kentucky Water Science Centers


Flood Alerts and Warnings
John Sikora, National Weather Service, Charleston Forecast Office, Senior Service Hydrologist



Session 4: Karst Issues

Augmented Karst Mapping in Ohio
Douglas L.Shrake, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey
Donovan M. Powers, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey


Mapping of Karst Hazards Using Remote Sensor Technology
Ronald Green, Institute Scientist Southwest, Research Institute
Ben Abbott, Institute Engineer Southwest, Research Institute
Greg Willden, Senior Research Engineer, Southwest Research Institute
Donald Poole, Research Engineer, Southwest Research Institute


Center Hill Seepage and Remediation
Robert Brimm, Geologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville Resident Engineer’s Office


Follow-up on the Morristown, TN “Land-Bridge” at milepost 96.1-A
John R. Tomlin, PE Engineer – Geotechnical Services Norfolk Southern Railway Company


Session 5: Rock Mechanics Aspects

Tunneling in the Pine Mountain Overthrust, Harlan, Kent
John L. Stanton, Chief Geology Section, Nashville District Corps of Engineers


“Layer Cake Geology” not that simple in Central Ohio for OARS Tunnel
A. James Siebert


Assessing the Slaking Behavior of Clay-Bearing Rocks
Abdul Shakoor,Department of Geology, Kent State University
Tej Gautam, Department of Geology, Kent State University


Using Close-Range Terrestrial Photogrammetry for Geohazard Evaluation on the US 460 Connector Project, Southwestern Virginia
Dr. Jeffery Keaton, P.E., P.G., MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.
Brian D. Owens, P.E., MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.
Timothy P. Quigley, P.E., MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.



Session 6: Structures

Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock: Status of NCHRP Project 24-29
Jeffery Keaton P.E., P.G. MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.
Dr. Su K. Mishra, P.E. HDR, Inc.


A GIS application to collect in-house geologic information for evaluating mine subsidence
James McDonald, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey
Lawrence H. Wickstrom, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey
Michael P. Angle, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey


Slope Stabilization using Drilled Shafts: Design and Long-Term Monitoring
Jamal Nusairat, Ph.D., P.E., E.L. Robinson Engineering of Ohio Company
Izzaldin M. Al Mohd, Ph.D., PE., Huesker Synthetic GmbH


Earthquake Disaster Prevention - Lessons From Recent Earthquakes
Zhenming Wang, Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky


Session 7: Rockfall Mitigation Measures

Construction of Slope Repairs to the I-40 Landslide Haywood County, North Carolina
Daniel Journeaux, President, Janod Contractors Inc.
Jody Kuhne, LG, PE, Project Geological Engineer, NCDOT
Noel Philippon, North American Operations Director, Janod Contractors Inc.
Jeffrey Lloyd, EIT,Staff Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Inc
Peter Ingraham, PE, Staff Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Inc


Rock Slope Stabilization Utilizing Polyurethane Resin Grout
Dean Dibert, Project Manager, Coastal Drilling East. LLC
Nathan Zeni, Project Manager, Coastal Drilling East, LLC


Evaluating Rock Fall Hazards for the US 460 Connector Project, Southwestern Virginia
Dr. Jeffery Keaton, P.E., P.G., MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.
Brian D. Owens, P.E., MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.
Philip W. Kim, MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.


The Use of Wire Mesh/Cable Net Drapes to Control Rockfall: Case Study and Guidelines
Martin J. Woodard, PhD, PG, Senior Engineering Geologist HALEY & ALDRICH, INC.


Session 8: The Kettle

How DIGGS Can Help You
Thomas Lefchik, P.E., Structural and Materials Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Ohio Division Office


Ohio DOT’s Geotechnical Data Management System: Drilling Request to GIS
Scot D. Weaver, VP and Co-Founder, EarthSoft, Inc.


MINE SUBSIDENCE DAMAGE DURING CONSTRUCTION OF MEDICAL CENTER AND REMEDIAL MEASURES TAKEN
Gennaro G. Marino Ph.D., P.E., Marino Engineering Associates, Inc.
Biraj Gautam, M.S.C.E, Marino Engineering Associates, Inc.


Emergency Slope Repairs as a Result of the May 2010 Nashville Area Floods
Vanessa Bateman, P.G., P.E., Tennessee DOT, Geotechnical Engineering Section


Session 9: Landslides

Case Studies in Shallow Landslide Repair and Severe Erosion Mitigation along Roadway Networks in Appalachia
Colby E. Barrett, Soil Nail Launcher, Inc.,
Cameron A. Lobato, GeoStabilization, Inc.
Nathan R. Beard, GeoStabilization, Inc.


LANDSLIDES IN THE NORWOOD TUFF AND THEIR IMPACT ON HIGHWAYS IN WEBER AND MORGAN COUNTIES, NORTHERN UTAH
Francis X. Ashland, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey,


Geotechnical Aspects of the Rocky Road Embankment Failure and Repair
April Lashley Brenneman, P.E., MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.
Gary W. Rhodes, P.E., F. ASCE, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.


Analysis of the geologic context of maintenance costs for rockfalls and landslides in Kentucky
G.A. Weisenfluh, Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky,
Wang Rebecca, Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky,


 

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