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Geophysics 2000 Conference


Monday, December 11
Room: Grand DEF Exhibit Hall
2:00 - 5:00 Conference Registration (Foyer A), Exhibit Booth Setup
6:00 - 8:00 Icebreaker Reception
Tuesday, December 12
Room: Regency C
Session I.   Geophysical Methodologies   Moderator: Tim Newton
8:00-8:30 Welcome and Introduction - Modot Director
8:30-9:00 Transition to Pro-active Practices for Applications of Geophysical Technologies to Transportation - Barry Berkovitz
9:00-10:00An Overview of Geophysical Methods - Dick Benson
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Selling Geophysics: Some Observations on Creating and Marketing a Geophysics Program in State Government - William P. Owen
11:30-12:00 Contracting for Geophysical Services - Gregory L. Hempen
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Tuesday, December 12
Room: Regency C
Session II.  Geophysical Methodologies  Moderator: Barry Berkovitz
1:00-1:30 Overview of the Shallow Seismic Reflection Technique & Forward Modeling of Reflection Seismic and Ground Penetrating Radar Signals to Aid in Field Survey Design and Data Interpretation - Neil Anderson
1:30-2:15 The Induced Polarization Method - Lee D. Slater
2:15-2:45 Ground Penetrating Radar - Steve Cardimona
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:30 Overview of Electrical Resistivity Method - Mats Lagmanson
3:30-4:00 Multichannel Seismic Surface-wave Methods for Geotechnical Applications - Choon B. Park
4:00-4:30 Shear Wave Velocity Field from Surface Waves to Detect Anomalies in the Subsurface - Richard D. Miller
4:30-5:00 Three Dimensional Electrical Imaging - Jeffrey L. Leberfinger, P.G
Wednesday, December 13
Room: Regency C
Session III.   Engineering Applications  Moderator: Greg Hempen
8:00-8:30 Applying the Seismic Refraction Technique to Exploration for Transportation Facilities - Michael L. Rucker
8:30-9:00 Unknown Foundations - Larry Olsen
9:00-9:30 Evaluation & Location of Engineering Structures Using Non-destructive Testing Technology - Martin Roubal
9:30-10:00 Three-dimensional Tomographic Imaging for Deep Foundation Integrity Testing - David Neil
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Geophysical Mapping of Potential Collapse Zones under Highways - Ernest C. Hauser
11:00-11:30 Bridge Deck Health Monitoring - H. M. Aktan
11:30-12:00 Use of Automated Seismic and Sonic Methods in Pavement Evaluation - Soheil Nazarian
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Wednesday, December 13
Room: Regency C
Session IV.   Engineering Applications   Moderator: Khamis Haramy
1:00-1:30 A Comparative Account of Geophysical Logging Technologies for the Nondestructive Testing of Drilled Shaft Foundations - Frank Jalinoos
1:30-2:00 Seismic Non-destructive Tests on Reinforced Concrete Column of the Longtan Highway Bridge, Guangxi, China - Lanbo Liu
2:30-3:00 Potential Use of Ground Penetrating Radar in Highway Rock Cut Stability - Norbert H. Maerz
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Ground-penetrating Radar Investigation of an Interstate Concrete Pavement for Evidence of Segregation Caused by Poor Consolidation During Construction - Francisco A. Romero
4:00-4:30 Risk Management and Stabilization Planning for Excavated Slopes Using Tomographic Ground Imaging - Joel A. Strid
4:30-5:00 Real Time Monitoring of Infrastructure Using TDR Technology: Principles - Kevin M. O'Connor
Wednesday, December 13
Room: Grand AB
6:00-7:00 Gssi Sponsored Pre-banquet Social / New Product Demo of "Structure Scan II" - Francisco Romero of Geophysical Survey Systems Inc.
7:00-9:00 Banquet
Thursday, December 14
Room: Regency C
Session V.   Problem Geologic Conditions   Moderator: Andy Munoz
8:00-8:30 High-Resolution S-Wave Reflection Surveys for Delineating Near-surface Geological Structures - Inazaki Tomio
8:30-9:00 Combination Land and Underwater Seismic Refraction Survey - Bedrock Characterization for Bridge Construction - Douglas W. Lambert
9:00-9:30 International Case Histories of Successful Applications with Electrical Resistivity Imaging - Mats Lagmanson
9:30-10:00 Timely and Accurate Subsurface Characterization for Highway Applications Using Seismic Tomography - David Neil
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 How Geophysical Techniques Can Be Used in the Planning/design and Maintenance of Our Roadways - Dorian L. Shuford
11:00-11:30 Borehole Velocity Logging for Caltrans' Earthquake Engineering Program: Comparison of Field Measurements - William P. Owen
11:30-12:00 Selecting and Using Geophysical Methods - Roadway Case Histories - Dick Benson
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Thursday, December 14
Concurrent Sessions   Room: Regency C
Session VI.   Problem Geologic Conditions   Moderator: Douglas W. Lambert
1:00-1:30 Ground-penetrating Radar and Shallow Reflection Seismic Surveys for Mitigation of Karstic Damage to I-44 Embankment, West Springfield Area, Missouri; Reflection Seismic and Ground-penetrating Radar Surveys; Ralls County, Missouri - Glen Adams
1:30-2:00 Geophysical Characterization of a Proposed Street Extension in Cape Girardeau, Missouri - Issa El-Hussain
2:00-2:30 Application of Bistatic Low Frequency Gpr for Mapping Karst Features and Bedrock topography - Michael Roark
2:30-3:00 Case Studies in Geophysical Investigations of Landfills in Proposed Roadways - Dean Keiswetter
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Detection and Delineation of Underground Fuel Storage Tanks and Associated Utility Lines Using Electromagnetic Induction and Ground Penetrating Radar Methods - Jeremy Strohmeyer
4:00-4:30 Predicting Subsidence Using Resistivity Tomography along Interstate Route 70 in a Karst Area: Frederick, Maryland - James L. Stuby
4:30-5:00 An Offshore Geophysical Survey in Support of a Highway Reconstruction Project, Washington - Richard E. Sylwester
Thursday, December 14
Concurrent Sessions   Room: Grand BC
Session VII.   QA & QC   Moderator:
1:00-1:30 Impact-echo Response of Rock-socketed Drilled Shafts - Dong-soo Kim
1:30-2:00 Sonic / Ultrasonic Measurements for Bridge Deck Evaluations - Paul Fisk
2:00-2:30 Ultrasonic Tomography FPR Imaging Reinforcement Steel in Concrete Bridge Girders - Dean Keiswetter
2:30-3:00 Case History of Cross-hole Sonic Logging of Drilled Shaft Anomaly, Satilla River Bridge, Ga. - Olu Adeyemi
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Seismic Vibration Monitoring at Ramp Construction near the Martin Luther King Bridge, East Saint Louis, Illinois - Michael S. Roark
4:00-4:30 Ground Penetrating Radar Survey of Interstate 70 Across Missouri - Shane Hickman
4:30-5:00 Investigation of Bridge Decks Utilizing Ground Penetrating Radar - John Wenzlick
Friday, December 15
Room: Regency C
Session VIII.   General   Moderator:
8:00-8:30 Evolving Geophysical Standards - Richard Hoover
8:30-9:00 Ultrasonic Inspection of Bridge Hanger Pins - Benjamin Graybeal
9:00-9:30 Determination of Dynamic Soil Properties Using Geophysical Methods - Houda Jadi
9:30-10:00 Geophysical Site Characterization in Support of Highway Expansion Project - Shane Hickman
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Microgravity Investigations of Sinkhole Collapses under Highways - Nicholas C. Crawford, PhD
11:00-11:30 Reflection Seismic and Ground-penetrating Radar Study of Previously Mined (Lead/zinc) Ground, Joplin, Missouri - Timothy E. Newton
11:30-12:00 Bridge Scour: Application of Ground Penetrating Radar - Doyle J. Webb

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