Engineering Geology

(The TQCC of Engineering Geology is 38. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Use of liquefaction-induced features for paleoseismic analysis — An overview of how seismic liquefaction features can be distinguished from other features and how their regional distribution and prope403
Correlation of mineralogical and textural characteristics with engineering properties of selected granitic rocks from Turkey373
Geohazards in the three Gorges Reservoir Area, China – Lessons learned from decades of research290
Landslides in Sado Island of Japan: Part II. GIS-based susceptibility mapping with comparisons of results from two methods and verifications277
Combining landslide susceptibility maps obtained from frequency ratio, logistic regression, and artificial neural network models using ASTER images and GIS221
Impact of Chi-Chi earthquake on the occurrence of landslides and debris flows: example from the Chenyulan River watershed, Nantou, Taiwan210
Durability estimation of porous building stones from pore structure and strength203
The Tsaoling landslide triggered by the Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan: Insights from a discrete element simulation201
A fuzzy triangular chart to predict the uniaxial compressive strength of the Ankara agglomerates from their petrographic composition199
Permanent Scatterers for landslide investigations: outcomes from the ESA-SLAM project198
Landslide hazard zoning using the GIS approach—A case study from the Ramganga catchment, Himalayas196
Correlation of Schmidt hardness with unconfined compressive strength and Young's modulus in gypsum from Sivas (Turkey)188
The effect of weathering on pore geometry and compressive strength of selected rock types from Turkey177
Prediction of engineering properties of a selected litharenite sandstone from its petrographic characteristics using correlation and multivariate statistical techniques168
Seasonal movement of the Slumgullion landslide determined from Global Positioning System surveys and field instrumentation, July 1998–March 2002158
Underground opening damage from earthquakes157
Thermal conductivity of soils and rocks from the Melbourne (Australia) region157
Rock strength determination from scratch tests155
Factors affecting the durability of selected weak and clay-bearing rocks from Turkey, with particular emphasis on the influence of the number of drying and wetting cycles154
Hydroconsolidation and subsidence of loess: Studies from China, Russia, North America and Europe147
The influence of fabric and water content on selected rock mechanical parameters of travertine, examples from Hungary146
What we have learned from the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake and its aftermath: A decade of research and challenges144
Seismically induced rock slope failures resulting from topographic amplification of strong ground motions: The case of Pacoima Canyon, California143
Study on uniaxial compressive strength, point load strength index, dynamic and physical properties of serpentinites from Central Greece: Test results and empirical relations143
Hydrological factors affecting rainfall-induced shallow landslides: From the field monitoring to a simplified slope stability analysis143
Geological and geotechnical characteristics of some loess and loessic soils from China and Britain: A comparison139
Numerical analysis of dynamics of debris flow over erodible beds in Wenchuan earthquake-induced area126
Empirical estimation of the Newmark displacement from the Arias intensity and critical acceleration124
On the tensile mechanical characteristics of fine-grained granite after heating/cooling treatments with different cooling rates123
Loess geohazards research in China: Advances and challenges for mega engineering projects118
Deformation, failure and permeability of coal-bearing strata during longwall mining110
GIS based susceptibility mapping of karst depression in gypsum: A case study from Sivas basin (Turkey)106
Engineering measures for debris flow hazard mitigation in the Wenchuan earthquake area102
Landslide hazard and risk assessment mapping of mountainous terrains — a case study from Kumaun Himalaya, India100
Mechanical anisotropy of columnar jointed basalts: An example from the Baihetan hydropower station, China100
Investigation of the sequential excavation of a soil-rock-mixture slope using the numerical manifold method97
Automated rockmass discontinuity mapping from 3-dimensional surface data94
Estimation of permeability function from the soil–water characteristic curve92
On the seismic response of deep-seated rock slope instabilities — Insights from numerical modeling91
Probabilistic methods for unified treatment of geotechnical and geological uncertainties in a geotechnical analysis90
Susceptibility of reservoir-induced landslides and strategies for increasing the slope stability in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area: Zigui Basin as an example90
Kinematics of a deep‐seated landslide derived from photogrammetric, GPS and geophysical data89
Seventeen years of the “La Clapière” landslide evolution analysed from ortho-rectified aerial photographs88
Characterization of the mechanisms underlying loess collapsibility for land-creation project in Shaanxi Province, China—a study from a micro perspective86
Lessons from Ontake-san: A comparative analysis of debris avalanche dynamics84
Influence of petrographic parameters on geotechnical properties of tertiary sandstones from Taiwan84
An evaluation of lead leachability from stabilized/solidified soils under modified semi-dynamic leaching conditions84
Influence of moisture on crack propagation in coal and its failure modes83
On the monitoring and early-warning of brittle slope failures in hard rock masses: Examples from an open-pit mine83
Experimental investigation on mechanical behavior and particle crushing of calcareous sand retrieved from South China Sea82
What we can learn about slope response to earthquakes from ambient noise analysis: An overview79
The petrographic and geomechanical properties of some sandstones from the Newspaper Member of the Natal Group near Durban, South Africa78
Determination of Young's modulus of jet grouted coalcretes using an intelligent model76
Relationship between hydraulic conductivity and fracture properties estimated from packer tests and borehole data in a fractured granite75
A new chemical index of weathering for metamorphic silicate rocks in tropical regions: A study from Sri Lanka74
The effect of water on the creep behavior of red sandstone74
Landslide processes and landslide susceptibility analysis from an upland watershed: A case study from St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies73
Thirty-year land elevation change from subsidence to uplift following the termination of groundwater pumping and its geological implications in the Metropolitan Taipei Basin, Northern Taiwan73
The determination of uniaxial compressive strength from point load strength for pyroclastic rocks73
Geohazards and human settlements: Lessons learned from multiple relocation events in Badong, China – Engineering geologist's perspective72
3D characterization of microbially induced carbonate precipitation in rock fracture and the resulted permeability reduction71
Influence of underground mining activities on the slope deformation genesis: Doubrava Vrchovec, Doubrava Ujala and Staric case studies from Czech Republic70
Swell and shrinkage characterizations of unsaturated expansive clays from Texas70
Stiffness of intermediate unsaturated soil from simultaneous suction-controlled resonant column and bender element testing69
Microstructural constraints on geotechnical properties of Malan Loess: A case study from Zhaojiaan landslide in Shaanxi province, China69
Novel grain-based model for simulation of brittle failure of Alxa porphyritic granite69
Transformation of dilative and contractive landslide debris into debris flows—An example from marin County, California69
Combined effects of salt, cyclic wetting and drying cycles on the physical and mechanical properties of sandstone69
Modelling the role of material depletion, grain coarsening and revegetation in debris flow occurrences after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake68
The effect of pH of water and mineralogical properties on the slake durability (degradability) of different rocks from the Lesser Himalaya, India68
Site selection for hazardous wastes: A case study from the GAP area, Turkey67
Induced deformation during tunnel excavation: Evidence from geodetic monitoring67
A review of the geotechnical characteristics of loess and loess-derived soils from Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand67
Detection and geometric characterization of rock mass discontinuities using a 3D high-resolution digital outcrop model generated from RPAS imagery – Ormea rock slope, Italy65
Probabilistic analysis and design of stabilizing piles in slope considering stratigraphic uncertainty64
Effect of groundwater and sea weathering cycles on the strength of chalk rock from unstable coastal cliffs of NW France64
Engineering properties of fresh and decomposed igneous rocks from Hong Kong64
Three-dimensional characterization of desiccation cracking behavior of compacted clayey soil using X-ray computed tomography63
Determination of the elastic modulus set of foliated rocks from ultrasonic velocity measurements62
Creep behavior and the microstructural evolution of loess-like soil from Xi'an area, China61
Particle obstruction and crushing of dredged calcareous soil in the Nansha Islands, South China Sea61
Multi-peak deformation behavior of jointed rock mass under uniaxial compression: Insight from particle flow modeling61
A neural network approach for attenuation relationships: An application using strong ground motion data from Turkey61
Statistical interpretation of spatially varying 2D geo-data from sparse measurements using Bayesian compressive sampling60
Automatic characterization of rock mass discontinuities using 3D point clouds60
Predicting water permeability in sedimentary rocks from capillary imbibition and pore structure59
Mapping of hazard from rainfall-triggered landslides in developing countries: Examples from Honduras and Micronesia59
Engineering geological and geotechnical responses of schistose rocks from dam project areas in India59
Tensile strength of clayey soil and the strain analysis based on image processing techniques59
The mechanisms behind shallow failures in slopes comprised of landslide deposits59
Land subsidence by groundwater over-exploitation from aquifers in tectonic valleys of Central Mexico: A review58
Fatigue and strain hardening behaviour of graywacke from the flagstaff formation, New South Wales58
Thixotropic behavior during shear of a fine-grained mud from Eastern Canada57
Post-failure stage simulation of a landslide using the material point method57
GIS-based logistic regression for rainfall-induced landslide susceptibility mapping under different grid sizes in Yueqing, Southeastern China57
Rock avalanche mobility: The role of path material57
Removal of selected heavy metals from MSW fly ash by the electrodialytic process56
Relationships between texture and mechanical properties of hybrid rocks from the Jaala–Iitti complex, southeastern Finland56
Thermal conductivity of soft Bangkok clay from laboratory and field measurements56
Detection of water leakage from dams by self-potential method56
Failures in transport infrastructure embankments55
Automatic identification and characterization of discontinuities in rock masses from 3D point clouds55
Strength gain and microstructure of carbonated reactive MgO-fly ash solidified sludge from East Lake, China55
Characterization of aeolian sands from Indian desert55
An integrated geophysical approach for investigating hydro-geological characteristics of a debris landslide in the Wenchuan earthquake area54
Assessment of debris-flow potential dangers in the Jiuzhaigou Valley following the August 8, 2017, Jiuzhaigou earthquake, western China54
Progressive failure behaviors and crack evolution of rocks under triaxial compression by 3D digital image correlation54
Mechanisms of failure in coal samples from underground water reservoir53
Examples of multiple rock-slope collapses from Köfels (Ötz valley, Austria) and western Norway53
The decrease in the shear strength of volcanic materials with argillic hydrothermal alteration, insights from the summit region of Teide stratovolcano, Tenerife52
Internal structure and deformation of an unstable crystalline rock mass above Randa (Switzerland): Part I — Internal structure from integrated geological and geophysical investigations51
Microseismicity monitoring and failure mechanism analysis of rock masses with weak interlayer zone in underground intersecting chambers: A case study from the Baihetan Hydropower Station, China51
Structural stability of subsident loess soil from Praha-Dejvice51
Quantitative risk assessment of slow-moving landslides from the viewpoint of decision-making: A case study of the Three Gorges Reservoir in China51
The role of pore water plays in coal under uniaxial cyclic loading51
Building 3D solid models of sedimentary stratigraphic systems from borehole data: An automatic method and case studies50
A single-objective EPR based model for creep index of soft clays considering L2 regularization50
Automated measurements of discontinuity geometric properties from a 3D-point cloud based on a modified region growing algorithm50
Rock damage assessment in a large unstable slope from microseismic monitoring - MMG Century mine (Queensland, Australia) case study50
The mechanism of rockfall disaster: A case study from Badouzih, Keelung, in northern Taiwan50
Stability analysis of anti-dip bedding rock slopes locally reinforced by rock bolts50
Rockburst and microseismic characteristics around lithological interfaces under different excavation directions in deep tunnels49
Experimental study on the formation of faults from en-echelon fractures in Carrara Marble49
Development and validation of sinkhole susceptibility models in mantled karst settings. A case study from the Ebro valley evaporite karst (NE Spain)48
Mechanical characterisation of jointed rock-like material with non-persistent rough joints subjected to uniaxial compression48
Site-specific characterization of soil properties using multiple measurements from different test procedures at different locations – A Bayesian sequential updating approach48
An experimental micromechanical study of sand grain contacts behavior from different geological environments47
Coupling effects of interfacial friction and layer thickness on soil desiccation cracking behavior47
Comparison of CPT charts for soil classification using PCPT data: Example from clay deposits in Jiangsu Province, China47
Stability charts for uniform slopes in soils with nonlinear failure envelopes47
A proposal for a Secondary Permeability Index obtained from water pressure tests in dam foundations47
3D geological modelling at urban scale and mapping of ground movement susceptibility from gypsum dissolution: The Paris example (France)46
Fundamental properties of loess from Northwestern China46
Effects of K+ solutions on swelling behavior of compacted GMZ bentonite45
Quantitative analysis of debris-flow flexible barrier capacity from momentum and energy perspectives45
Pipeline–permafrost interaction monitoring system along the China–Russia crude oil pipeline45
Topsoil reinforcement of sandy slope for preventing erosion using water-based polyurethane soil stabilizer45
Statistical analysis of bimslope stability using physical and numerical models45
Statistical and probabilistic analyses of impact pressure and discharge of debris flow from 139 events during 1961 and 2000 at Jiangjia Ravine, China45
Rockfall susceptibility zoning at a large scale: From geomorphological inventory to preliminary land use planning45
Sequential excavation analysis of soil-rock-mixture slopes using an improved numerical manifold method with multiple layers of mathematical cover systems45
Experimental study on the triggering mechanisms and kinematic properties of large debris flows in Wenjia Gully45
Sensitivity of the initiation and runout of flowslides in loose granular deposits to the content of small particles: An insight from flume tests45
Spatial distribution of landslides triggered from the 2007 Niigata Chuetsu–Oki Japan Earthquake45
Utilization of natural and artificial adsorbents in the mitigation of arsenic leached from hydrothermally altered rock44
Evaluation of selected basalts from Niğde, Turkey, as source of concrete aggregate44
Insights into the catastrophic Xinmo rock avalanche in Maoxian county, China: Combined effects of historical earthquakes and landslide amplification44
Landslide recognition and mapping in a mixed forest environment from airborne LiDAR data44
Activity law and hydraulics mechanism of landslides with different sliding surface and permeability in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area, China44
DEM analyses of rock block shape effect on the response of rockfall impact against a soil buffering layer44
Estimating the rainfall threshold of a deep-seated landslide by integrating models for predicting the groundwater level and stability analysis of the slope44
Numerical simulation of debris-flow behavior based on the SPH method incorporating the Herschel-Bulkley-Papanastasiou rheology model44
Estimating long-term cliff recession rates from shore platform widths44
Lead removal from contaminated marine clay by electrokinetic soil decontamination44
Characteristics and hazard prediction of large-scale debris flow of Xiaojia Gully in Yingxiu Town, Sichuan Province, China44
Initiation, movement, and run-out of the giant Tsaoling landslide — What can we learn from a simple rigid block model and a velocity–displacement dependent friction law?43
Simulation of interactions between debris flow and check dams on three-dimensional terrain43
Application of zeolitic volcanic rocks for arsenic removal from water43
Sphericity measures of sand grains43
On the shear failure of incipient rock discontinuities under CNL and CNS boundary conditions: Insights from DEM modelling43
Grading opening and shearing deformation of deep outward-dip shear belts inside high slope: A case study42
Sediment production and delivery from recent large landslides and earthquake-induced rock falls in the Upper Soča River Valley, Slovenia42
Numerical assessment of failure potential of a large mine waste dump in Panzhihua City, China42
Quantitative assessment for the rockfall hazard in a post-earthquake high rock slope using terrestrial laser scanning42
Unloading-induced rock fracture activation and maximum seismic moment prediction42
Reliability analysis of unsaturated slope stability considering SWCC model selection and parameter uncertainties41
A regional-scale landslide early warning methodology applying statistical and physically based approaches in sequence41
Weathering zones on metamorphic rocks from Rio de Janeiro—Physical, mineralogical and geomechanical characterization41
Estimating in-situ rock stress from spalling veins: A case study41
Characterization of karst hazards from the perspective of the doline triangle using GPR — Examples from Central Ebro Basin (Spain)41
Application of APG and Calfax 16L-35 on surfactant-enhanced electrokinetic removal of phenanthrene from kaolinite41
Forecasting slope deformation field using correlated grey model updated with time correction factor and background value optimization41
Variability of some Lutetian building stones from the Paris Basin, from characterisation to conservation41
Model test study on the hydrological mechanisms and early warning thresholds for loess fill slope failure induced by rainfall41
Engineering geology and ground collapse mechanism in the Chengchao Iron-ore Mine in China40
Quantification of strength anisotropy of metamorphic rocks of the Hamedan province, Iran, as determined from cylindrical punch, point load and Brazilian tests40
Anti-pull mechanisms and weak interlayer parameter sensitivity analysis of tunnel-type anchorages in soft rock with underlying weak interlayers40
Extended finite element simulation of step-path brittle failure in rock slopes with non-persistent en-echelon joints40
Experimental study to identify premonitory factors of landslide dam failures40
Evolution of the permeability and pore structure of transversely isotropic calcareous sediments subjected to triaxial pressure and high temperature40
Fractal and seismic b-value study during dynamic roof displacements (roof fall and surface blasting) for enhancing safety in the longwall coal mines40
New quantitative displacement criteria for slope deformation process: From the onset of the accelerating creep to brittle rupture and final failure40
Test of experimental set-ups for electrodialytic removal of Cu, Zn, Pb and Cd from different contaminated harbour sediments40
Feasibility study of strain based stability evaluation of locally loaded slopes: Insights from physical and numerical modeling39
A deterministic-stochastic identification and modelling method of discrete fracture networks using laser scanning: Development and case study39
Brittle and ductile creep behavior of Jinping marble under true triaxial stress39
Predictive model for uniaxial compressive strength for Grade III granitic rocks from Macao39
Assessing the rockburst risk for deep shafts via distance-based multi-criteria decision making approaches with hesitant fuzzy information39
Accounting for covariate distributions in slope-unit-based landslide susceptibility models. A case study in the alpine environment39
Strength and deformation characteristics of compacted silt from the lower reaches of the Yellow River of China under monotonic and repeated loading39
Relationship between textural, petrophysical and mechanical properties of quartzites: A case study from northwestern Himalaya39
Effects of a simulated gap on anisotropic swelling pressure of compacted GMZ bentonite39
Extraction and statistics of discontinuity orientation and trace length from typical fractured rock mass: A case study of the Xinchang underground research laboratory site, China38
Estimating earthquake hazard parameters from instrumental data for different regions in and around Turkey38
Responses of deep soil layers to combined recharge in a leaky aquifer38
A re-examination of slenderness ratio effect on rock strength: Insights from DEM grain-based modelling38
Unsaturated slope stability around the Three Gorges Reservoir under various combinations of rainfall and water level fluctuation38
Permeation grouting for remediation of dam cores38
An experimental study of the mechanical features of layered structures in dam tailings from macroscopic and microscopic points of view38
A study on the identification of liquefaction-induced failures on ground surface based on the data from the 1999 Kocaeli and Chi-Chi earthquakes38
Investigation on anisotropy of mechanical properties of Callovo-Oxfordian claystone38