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Geoengineering in Arid Lands: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental Engineering and Management


Edited By: AMO Mohammed and KIA Hosani

720 pages, Figs, tabs

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116620 | ISBN: 9058091600
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The papers in this volume cover topics in the field of geoengineering in arid lands. Topics include: coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in geomechanics; sediment formation in marine environment; soil stability and stabilization techniques; sand dune transport; unsaturated soil behaviour and modelling; soil-structure interaction; foundation failures; applied numerical analysis in geotechnical engineering; assessment of subsurface polluted sites via geophysical, geotechnical, and geochemical techniques; organic and inorganic pollutant transport in subsurface environment; soil-pollutant interactions and processes; seawater intrusion into coastal aquifers; environmental management of polluted sites and medical waste; role of regulatory agencies in risk management; gas utilization from landfills; treatment of polluted soils and/or solid wastes by utilization of physical, chemical, and electrochemical techniques.

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