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GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Use of Bituminous Geomembrane for Waterproofing Landfills

“Use of Bituminous Geomembrane for Waterproofing Landfills” by Natalie Daly, Bertrand Breul, and Bernard Breul was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT: BITUMINOUS GEOMEMBRANE FOR WATERPROOFING LANDFILLS Details for a project capping a landfill in California is presented. A dump of 5 hectares was created by pushing waste into swamps at the edge of the San... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Mass Flux of Condensation Runoff Observed Underneath a Geomembrane in Physical Model Tests

“Mass Flux of Condensation Runoff Observed Underneath a Geomembrane in Physical Model Tests” by M. Styba, W.A. Take, G.A. Siemens, K.G. Mumford was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT: CONDENSATION RUNOFF UNDER A GEOMEMBRANE Composite liners comprising a black geomembrane (GMB) covering a geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) can reach daily maximum temperatures... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Some Considerations with Respect to the Long-Term Performance of Multicomponent GCLs

“Some Considerations with Respect to the Long-Term Performance of Multicomponent GCLs” by R. Kerry Rowe was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT Multicomponent GCLs have prevented down-slope erosion for exposed composite liners. They may also maintain a low hydraulic conductivity in challenging conditions such as when used to cover mine tailings with high... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Preliminary Laboratory Simulation of Self-Healing of Fully Penetrating Hole in GCLs with Applied Stress

“Preliminary Laboratory Simulation of Self-Healing of Fully Penetrating Hole in GCLs with Applied Stress” by R. Kerry Rowe and Tikang Li was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT: SELF-HEALING GCLs Geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) used as part of a liner system are susceptible to damage and hole formation during handling, while being installed, or when a co... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Interface Shear and Hydraulic Barrier Performances of Overlap Section of Various Geosynthetic Clay Liners

“Interface Shear and Hydraulic Barrier Performances of Overlap Section of Various Geosynthetic Clay Liners” by T. Inui, T. Katsumi, A. Takai, S. Ogawa and K. Sato was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT A huge quantity of radioactively polluted soil and waste was generated in the area affected by the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant ... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
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Geosynthetic Clay Liner Shrinkage Under Outdoor Exposure

Geosynthetic Clay Liner Shrinkage Under Outdoor Exposure by G. R. Koerner, R. M. Koerner and M. R. Koerner, Geosynthetic Institute (GSI). This paper was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). GEOSYNTHETIC CLAY LINER SHRINKAGE ABSTRACT When placed beneath exposed geomembranes in the field, geosynthetic clay liners have separated along their edges at least at five field sites. Th... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics

Underwater Geomembranes – Two Installations a World Apart

Underwater Geomembranes – Two Installations a World Apart was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami). ABSTRACT Case histories are presented from installations of two underwater geomembranes, one in Singapore and one in Baku, Azerbaijian, both public projects. Both projects had design influence from experiences gathered from construction techniques with underwater app... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Proceedings - 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics

Trends in Exposed Geomembrane Cover Systems, Ballast Systems, and the Introduction of a New Windscreen Ballast System

Trends in Exposed Geomembrane Cover Systems, Ballast Systems, and the Introduction of a New Windscreen Ballast System was presented at GeoAmericas 2016 (10 – 13 April 2016, Miami) ABSTRACT Exposed geomembrane cover systems, like cell rain covers and temporary caps, are used on landfills throughout the world. Their benefits include reducing odors, minimizing leachate production and therefore ... »

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