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Journal Article
Published: 04 March 2021
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2021) 54 (2): qjegh2020-076.
... fractured material was recovered, suggesting a high-angle brecciated fault plane. The site is in an area that would have experienced periglacial (permafrost) conditions during the Quaternary ( Fig. 7 ). A significant component in the conceptual ground model development in areas of former periglacial...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 02 November 2020
Geosphere (2020) 16 (6): 1479–1494.
... area and adds emphasis on surficial units, distinguishing multiple glacial deposits, hillslope deposits, landslides, and alluvial units that were previously grouped. Results indicate that slope angle, lithology, and thawing ice-rich permafrost exert first-order controls on landslide occurrence...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 08 September 2020
Geophysics (2020) 85 (5): MR309–MR323.
... Society of Exploration Geophysicists permafrost rock physics surface wave time lapse environmental The terrestrial Arctic mainly is covered by continuous or discontinuous permafrost, defined as perennially cryotic ground. This purely thermal definition implies that permafrost...
Journal Article
Published: 04 September 2020
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2020) 26 (4): 405–425.
.... The Slate Creek landslide ( Figures 2a and 3a ) is located on an east-facing river terrace near Mile Post (MP) 258 along the Parks Highway and adjacent to the Nenana River, approximately 9 mi north of Healy, Alaska. It is located in the northern foothills of the Alaska Range, in which permafrost...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2020
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2020) 61 (8): 929–936.
... that occurred in the region for the past twenty years at distances from 32 to 280 km from the stations. The influence of seasonal temperature variations on the frequency responses of coseismic ground motion is discussed for the case of two seismic stations in zones of continuous and sporadic permafrost...
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Journal Article
Published: 22 June 2020
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2021) 54 (1): qjegh2020-021.
... Krishnaiah , P.R. 1965 . On the simultaneous ANOVA and MANOVA tests . Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics , 17 , 35 , https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02868151 Kurfurst , P.J. 1976 . Ultrasonic wave measurements on frozen soils at permafrost temperatures . Canadian Journal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2020
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2020) 25 (2): 199–209.
...Christopher H. Conaway; Cordell D. Johnson; Thomas D. Lorenson; Merritt Turetsky; Eugénie Euskirchen; Mark P. Waldrop; Peter W. Swarzenski ABSTRACT Surface-based 2D electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) surveys were used to characterize permafrost distribution at wetland sites on the alluvial...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 March 2020
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2020) 53 (4): 579–586.
... of the soil's engineering properties. Owing to the combination of global warming and permafrost degradation that has occurred since the mid-20th century, freeze–thaw cycling damage to roads and projects in cold regions is becoming increasingly severe and poses a threat to people's lives and property ( Shan et...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 13 September 2019
Geophysics (2019) 84 (5): E337–E355.
... that the normalized chargeability and quadrature conductivity increase with the salinity in agreement with the Stern layer polarization model ( Revil and Florsch, 2010 ). (2) Valuable mineral resources can be hosted in permafrost, and, currently, IP is still the main method to locate ore bodies. Therefore, a better...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2019
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2019) 60 (7): 793–800.
...M.S. Sudakova; M.R. Sadurtdinov; A.M. Tsarev; A.G. Skvortsov; G.V. Malkova Abstract —Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) profiling is applicable to study peatlands and swampy areas in permafrost but have some limitations in summer time. Theoretical calculations and field experiments show that estimating...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2019
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2019) 60 (7): 768–780.
...L.B. Khazin; I.V. Khazina; O.B. Kuzmina; D.E. Ayunov; N.A. Golikov; L.V. Tsibizov Abstract —Paleoenvironmenal reconstructions have been made from a multidisciplinary study of a borehole permafrost record on Kurungnakh Island (Lena delta). According to data on palynomorphs and ostracods, the clay...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 June 2019
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2019) 24 (2): 333–340.
... to construction. An important concern arising during development of new construction projects relates to difficult ground conditions ( GEO, 2006 ). Examples of difficult conditions include steep hillslopes, permafrost, karst, and landfills, but even the design of foundations built on firm bedrock can...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 27 May 2019
Geophysics (2019) 84 (4): B247–B258.
...Bo Yang; Xiangyun Hu; Wule Lin; Shuang Liu; Hui Fang ABSTRACT In China, gas hydrates in onshore permafrost areas have so far only been found in the Juhugeng Mine of the Qilian Mountains. However, their subsurface distribution remains unclear. Electrical resistivity logs have revealed that zones...
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Journal Article
Published: 10 April 2019
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2019) 24 (1): 1–17.
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 April 2019
Geophysics (2019) 84 (3): EN33–EN45.
...Andrew D. Parsekian; Andrea L. Creighton; Benjamin M. Jones; Christopher D. Arp ABSTRACT Lakes in Arctic systems contribute to hydrologic storage, biogeochemical cycling, and permafrost thaw. Here, we have used surface nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurements on lakes of Alaska’s North Slope...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 21 March 2019
Geology (2019) 47 (5): 440–444.
... and the low relief, we applied a landscape diffusion model to the Arnott moraine and found that during permafrost conditions, intense erosion can act to efficiently and quickly smooth the moraine surface. This study connects the LIS as a potential source for sea-level lowering during MIS 3 while...
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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP467.7
EISBN: 9781786203625
... polygonal troughs initiated and formed by thermal contraction ( Marchant et al. 2002 ). Sublimation, intrinsically associated with iterative water vapour adsorption/diffusion cycles, also could have contributed to the formation of very thin sub-metre horizons of ancient ice-cemented permafrost...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 August 2018
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2018) 24 (3): 281–291.
.... Hydrocompaction 11. Permafrost 12. Frost action 13. Clay consolidation 14. Expansive soil 15. Heaving bedrock Some of these geologic processes involve expansion rather than compaction but can cause the differential settlement of structures and are therefore included in the tool. The RSDS...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP461.8
EISBN: 9781786203427
... detection and measurement. The observations necessary are: (i) the ice-sheet geometry and ice velocities; (ii) the thicknesses, any internal structures and porosities of both the till layer and the sedimentary basin; and (iii) the spatial patterns of liquid groundwater v. permafrost in the sedimentary rocks...
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Journal Article
Published: 19 October 2017
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2017) 50 (4): 369–378.
...), scour and anomalous depressions in the London Basin, together with the general influence of permafrost on the ground profiles, are discussed in detail with relevant UK examples highlighting classic sites at which to observe these phenomena. It was 24 years since the first issue of the Quarterly...
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