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Publications by [Girard L. G.]

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We present a custom acoustic emission (AE) monitoring system designed to perform long-term measurements on high-alpine rock walls. AE monitoring is a common technique for characterizing damage evolution in solid materials. The system is based on a two-channel ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 155–167, 2012
<p>Ice formation within rock is known to be an important driver of near-surface frost weathering as well as of rock damage at the depth of several meters, which may play a crucial role for the slow preconditioning of rock fall in steep permafrost areas. This ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Earth and Planetary Science Letters 341–344(2012)86–93
This report explores guidelines to help estimate the quantity of accumulated, flow event debris, based on the density and type of woody vegetation and river bank condition upstream and analytical procedures to quantify the effects of resulting debris-induced ...
Reference: NCHRP Report 653, TRB