Background research papers 2005–2009: site information

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Gunn, D.A., Nelder, L.M., Chambers, J.E., Reeves, H., Freeborough, K., Jackson, P., Stirling, A.B. & Brough, M., (2005). Geophysical monitoring of the subgrade with examples from Leominster. Proc. 8th Int. Conf. Railway Engineering, London.

Reeves, H.J., Kessler, H., Freeborough, K., Lelliot, M., Gunn, D.A., & Nelder, L.M., (2005). Subgrade geology beneath railways in Manchester. 8th Int. Conf. Railway Engineering, London.

Gunn, D.A., L.M. Nelder, G. Ghataora, A.B. Stirling, S. Konstantelias & M. Burrow. (2006). Geophysical properties of the railway subgrade at a site in Leominster. Jour. of the Permanent Way Institution, 124, (3), 131-135, July 2006.

D.A. Gunn, L.M. Nelder, J.E. Chambers, M.R. Raines, H.J. Reeves, D. Boon, S. Pearson, E. Haslam, J. Carney, A.B. Stirling, G. Ghataora, M. Burrow, R.D. Tinsley, W.H. Tinsley, R. Tilden-Smith, (2006). Assessment of railway embankment stiffness using continuous surface waves. Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Railway Foundations, Birmingham, September 2006, pp94-106.

L.M. Nelder, D. A. Gunn & H. Reeves, (2006). Investigation of the Geotechnical Properties of a Victorian Railway Embankment. Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Railway Foundations, Birmingham, September 2006, pp 34-47.

Gunn, D.A, Reeves, H., Chambers, J.E., Pearson, S.G., Haslam, E., Raines, M.R., Tragheim, D., Ghataora, G., Burrow, M, Weston, P., Thomas, A., Lovell, J.M., Tilden Smith, R., Nelder, L.M., (2007). Assessment of embankment condition using combined geophysical and geotechnical surveys. Proc. 9th Int. Conf. Railway Engineering, London.

Chambers, J E, Wilkinson, P B, Gunn, D A, Ogilvy, R D, Ghataora, G S, Burrow, M P N & Tilden Smith, R, (2007). Non-Invasive Characterization and Monitoring of Earth Embankments Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT). Proc. 9th Int. Conf. Railway Engineering, London.

Chambers, J E, Wilkinson, P B, Gunn, D A, Ogilvy, R D, Ghataora, G S, Burrow, M P N & Tilden Smith, R, (2007). Geoelectrical monitoring of seasonal moisture content changes in an earth embankment. 13th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Istanbul, Turkey, 3–5 September 2007.

Chambers, J E, Gunn, D A, Wilkinson, P B, Ogilvy, R D, Ghataora, G S, Burrow, M P N & Tilden Smith, R, (2008). Non-Invasive Time-lapse Imaging of Moisture Content Changes in Earth Embankments Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT). Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Transportation Geotechnics, Nottingham, Aug 2008, pp 475-480.

Gunn, D.A, Reeves, H., Chambers, J.E., Ghataora, G., Burrow, M, Weston, P., Lovell, J.M., Tilden Smith, R., Nelder, L.M. & D Ward, (2008). New geophysical and geotechnical approaches to characterise under utilised earthworks. In: Ed. Ellis, E., Yu, H.S., McDowell, G., Dawson, A. & Thom, N. Advances in Transportation Geotechnics. Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Transportation Geotechnics, Nottingham, Aug 2008, pp 299-305.

Gunn, D.A., Haslam, E., Kirkham, M, Chambers J.E, Lacinska, A, Milodowski A, Reeves, H, Ghataora, G, Burrow M, Weston, P., Thomas. A., Dixon, N., Sellers, R. & Dijkstra, T., 2009. Moisture measurements in an end-tipped embankment: Application for studying long term stability and ageing. Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Railway Engineering, London.

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Dr David Gunn
Team leader — Geotechnical & Geophysical
Properties & Processes
Email: Dr David Gunn

Dr Jonathan Chambers
Team leader — Geophysical Tomography
Email: Dr Jonathan Chambers