Site specific ground problems?
Descour, J. M., Howard Hume. "Seismic reflections around tunnel "viewed" through waveguides - A case study, Proceedings of the Eurock 2013 conference", Wroclaw, Poland 21-26 September 2013
Descour, J., Morino, A., Maffucci, M, Pinheiro, F., and Elsner, P. "Ten Months of Ground Imaging Ahead of TBM Using Seismic Reflector Tracing". Presented at 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2012) in Chicago, IL, June 24-27, 2012.
J. M. Descour, and J. J. Kabir. "Imaging Piles in Bridge Foundations Using Tomography and Horizontal Seismic Reflector Tracing". Presented at GeoFlorida2010, the Geo-Institute of ASCE Annual Congress on Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design, West Palm Beach, FL on February 20-24, 2010.
Yamamoto T., Descour J., Kohlhaas M., Yokota Y. "Assessing Ground Ahead of TBM Tunnel Using Low-Interruption Wireless Seismic Reflector Tracing System". Presented at RETC Conference , Las Vegas NV, June 14-17 2009.
Kohlhaas, M. J. and Descour, J. M. "Monitoring the Structural Integrity of Our Nation's Bridges". Presented at ASNT Conference on NDA/NDT for Highways and Bridges, Oakland, CA, September 8-12, 2008
Yamamoto T., Descour J., Shirasagi, S.,Murakami K "Evaluation of Geological Conditions Ahead of TBM Using Seismic Reflector Tracing and TBM Driving Data". Presented at RETC Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 11, 2007
Descour J. "Volumetric Characterization of the Ground Using Seismic Velocity Tomography and Single-Hole Reflector Tracing". Presented at the 41st US Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Golden, CO, June 2006.
Yamamoto T., Descour J. "Imaging Changing Ground in Front and Above a TBM Using Seismic Reflector Tracing; A Case Study". Presented at the 41st US Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Golden, CO, June 2006.
Descour J., Yamamoto T., Murakami K. "Improving 3D Imaging of Underground Structures". Presented at FHWA Unknown Foundation Summit, Lakewood, CO, Nov 2005.
Ramey, M., Descour, J., and Hardy, M. "Cavity Shape Characterization in a Rubble Filled Cavern". Proc., SMRI Spring 2005 Technical Meeting, Syracuse, New York, 2005.
Descour, J. M., and Morino, A. "Seismic Ground Imaging in Front of a Tunnel Face". Presented at IV UN-ITA Workshop on Systematic Ground Probing and Treatment in Mechanized Tunnelling, Madrid, Spain, January 2005
Kase, E., Ross, T., Descour, J., and Green, D. "Leveraging Existing Infrastructure: Using What Is Already in the Ground". Proc., 54th Annual Highway Geology Symposium, September 2003
Nishioka, K., Shirasagi, S., Yamamoto, T., Neil, D. M. and Descour, J. M., "Imaging ground conditions ahead of the tunnel face using true reflective tomography "TRTTM". Proc., ITA Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2001
Hanna, K., Descour, J., Conover, D., and Hoekstra. B. "Three-Dimensional Tomographic imaging of Geologic Structure in Exploratory Studies Facility". Proc., 38th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Washington, D.C., July 2001
Neil, D., Descour, J., and Nishioka, K." Seismic Tomography for Site Characterization and Tunneling for the Mill Creek Alignment-Phase 3, Cleveland, Ohio, and the Fujikawa and Kanaya Tunnels, Japan". Proc., Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2001