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Recent Journal Articles:

- Araya, J., De Pascale, G.P., Mardel, R., Sepúlveda, S.A., 2021. The likely Quaternary active El Arrayan fault, Santiago, Chile. Andean Geology 48(3): 529-545.  doi: 10.5027/andgeoV48n3-3256

- Brain, M.J., Moya, S., Kincey, M.E., Tunstall, N., Petley, D.N., Sepúlveda, S.A., 2021. Controls on post-seismic landslide behaviour in brittle rocks. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 126 126, e2021JF006242. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JF006242

-  De Pascale, G., Froude, M., Penna, I., Hermanns, R.L., Sepúlveda, S.A., Moncada, D., Persico, M., Easton, G., Villalobos, A., Gutiérrez, F., 2021. Liquiñe‑Ofqui’s fast slipping intra‑volcanic arc crustal faulting above the subducted Chile Ridge. Scientific Reports 11:7069.

- Donati , D., Rabus, B, Engelbrecht, J., Stead, D., Clague, J., Francioni, M. 2021. A robust SAR speckle tracking workflow for measuring and interpreting the 3D surface displacement of landslides,  Remote Sensing13 (15), 3048; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13153048

-  Donati, D., Westin, A.M., Stead, D., Clague, J.J., Stewart, T.W., Lawrence, M.L., Marsh, J. 2021. A reinterpretation of the Downie Slide (British Columbia, Canada) based on slope damage characterization and subsurface data interpretation, Landslides, 18, 1561-1583.

-  Elmo, D. and Stead, D. 2021. The role of behavioural factors and cognitive biases in rock engineering.  Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 54, 2109-2128.

-  Elmo, D., Stead, D., Yang, B., Marcato, G., Borgatti, L., 2021. A new approach to characterise the impact of rock bridges in stability analysis. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (published online, in press), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-021-02488-x

-  Francionii, M., Stead, D., Sharma, J., Clague, J.J., Brideau, M-A. 2021 An integrated InSAR-borehole inclinometer-sumerical modelling approach to the assessment of a slow-moving landslide. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 27(3), 287-305.

-  Junquera-Torrado, S., Moreiras, S.M., Rodríguez-Peces, M., Sepúlveda, S.A., 2021. Linking earthquake-triggered paleolandslides to their seismic source and to the possible seismic event that originated them in a portion of the Argentine Precordillera (31°–33°S). Natural Hazards 106, 43-78.

-  Moreiras, S.M., Sepúlveda, S.A., Correas-González, M., Lauro, C., Vergara, I., Jeanneret, P., Junquera-Torrado, S., Cuevas, J.G., Maldonado, A., Antinao, J.L., Lara, M., 2021. Debris flows occurrence in the semiarid Central Andes under climate change scenario. Geosciences 11(2), 43.

-  Sepúlveda, S.A., Alfaro, A., Lara, M., Carrasco, J., Olea-Encina, P., Rebolledo, S., Garcés, M., 2021. An active large rock slide in the Andean paraglacial environment: the Yerba Loca landslide, central Chile. Landslides, 18, 697-705.

- Wang, X.,  Crosta, G.B., Clague, J.J., Stead, D., Sun, J.,  Qi, S., Liu, H. 2021. Fault controls on spatial variation of fracture density and rock mass strength within the Yarlung , Tsangpo Fault damage zone (southeastern Tibet), Engineering Geology 291, 106238.

-  Wang, X., Clague, J.J., Crosta, G.B., Sun, J., Stead, D., Qi, S., Zhang, L., 2021. Relationship between the spatial distribution of landslides and rock mas strength, and implications for the driving mechanism of landslides in tectonically active mountain ranges. Engineering Geology 292, 106281.

- Yang, B. ,Mitelman, A., Elmo, D.,  Stead, D. 2021. The digital future of rock engineering requires revisiting its empirical past, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, https://doi.org/10.1144/qjegh2021-039

-  Zhao, K., Stead. D., Kang, H, Gao, F., Donati, D. 2021. Three-dimensional numerical investigation of the interaction of multiple hydraulic fractures in horizontal wells, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 246, 107620.

- Zhao, K. Stead, D., Kang, H., Gao, F., Donati, D. 2021. Three-dimensional simulation of hydraulic fracture propagation height in layered formations, Environmental Earth Sciences, 80:12:1-15.

 

-  Donati, D., Stead, D, Lato, M. 2020. Spatio-temporal characterization of slope damage: Insight from the Ten Mile Slide, British Columbia, Canada. Landslides, 17, 1037-1049.

-  Donati, D., Stead, D., Brideau, M-A, Ghirotti,, M. 2020. Using pre-failure and postfailure remote sensing data to constrain the three-dimensional numerical model of a large rock slope failure, Landslides 18, 827-847.

-  Donati, D., Stead, D., Stewart, T., Marsh, J. 2020. Numerical modelling of slope damage in large, slowly moving rockslides: insights from the Downie Slide, British Columbia, Canada,, Engineering Geology, 273, 105693.

- Donati, D., Stead, D., Elmo, D. 2020 .Remote sensing and numerical modelling of brittle fracture in rock slopes, Canadian Geotechnical News, 7pp

-  Francioni M., Antonaci F., Sciarra N., Robiati C., Coggan J., Stead D., Calamita F. 2020 Application of unmanned aerial vehicle data and discrete fracture network models for improved rockfall simulations. Remote Sensing., Vol 12, No. 12., 2053

-  Karami-Sharif, L., Elmo, D. and Stead, D. 2020. An investigation of the factors controlling the mechanical behaviuor of slender naturally fractured pillars, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 53, 5005-5027.

-  Serey, A., Sepúlveda, S.A., Murphy, W., Petley, D.N., De Pascale, G., 2020. Developing conceptual models for the recognition of coseismic landslides hazard for shallow crustal and megathrust earthquakes in different mountain environments–an example from the Chilean Andes. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 54, https://doi.org/10.1144/qjegh2020-023

-  Wang, X., Frattini, P., Stead, D., Liu,,H.. Suna, J., Valagussa, A., Li, L.  2020. Dynamic rockfall risk analysis, Engineering Geology, 272, 105622.

-  Zhao, K., Gao, F., Stead, D., Kang, H., Damjanac, B., Donati, D., Gao, F. 2020.Investigating the interaction of hydraulic fractures with pre-existing joints based on lattice spring modeling, Computers and Geotechnics, 122, 103534.

Recent Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings:       

-   Moreiras, S.M., Sepúlveda, S.A., 2021. Landslides in Arid and Semi-Arid environments. Treatise on Geomorphology, Elsevier, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818234-5.00105-X.

-   Stead, D., Donati, D., Brideau, M-A. 2021. Mass-Movement Types and Processes: Rock Slides and Rock Topples, Invited Book Chapter, Treatise on Geomorphology Volume “Mass-Movement Geomorphology”, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818234-5.00060-2, in press.

-  Stead, D. 2021. Rock slope engineering: A combined remote sensing-numerical modelling approach, 34th ISRM Online Lecture, June 24th 2021

-   Moreiras, S.M., Jeanneret, P., Junquera-Torrado, S., Sepúlveda, S.A., Correas, M., 2021. The Role of Landslide Research in the Quaternary Evolution of the Central Andes (31°–34 °S). In P. Bouza et al. (Eds.): Advances in Geomorphology and Quaternary Studies in Argentina, Springer Earth, pp. 383–415, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-66161-8_16

-   Bruckner, T., Farías-Barahona, D., Fürst, J.J., Mergili, M., Sepulveda, S., Peña, H., Casassa, G., Braun, M., 2021. Reconstruction constraints on the Estero Parraguirre ice-rock avalanche in 1987, Central Andes of Chile: New insights from remote sensing and numerical modeling. European Geosciences Union Annual Conference, paper EGU21-13019.

- Elmo D., Yang B., Stead D., Rogers S. 2021 A Discrete Fracture Network Approach to Rock Mass Classification. In: Barla M., Di Donna A., Sterpi D. (eds) Challenges and Innovations in Geomechanics. IACMAG 2021. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 125. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64514-4_92

-  Fullin. N., Ghirotti, M., Donati D., Stead, D. 2021. Characterising the kinematics of the Joffre Peak landslides using a combined numerical modeling -remote sensing approach., Submitted to EGU Vienna.

-   Geertsema M., et al. 2021. Terrestrial overview of a landslide-tsunami-flood cascade at Elliot Creek, British Columbia submitted to GM1.5 – Late-breaking Session: Hazard cascades from source to sink – the Elliot Creek and Chamoli events; EGU21-16599

-   Mysiorek, J., Onsel, E., Stead, D. and Rosser, N. 2021. Interactive Virtual and Mixed Reality  geodatabases: The importance of integrating traditional engineering geological field techniques with new methods for site characterization, CGS Annual Conference, GeoNiagara 2021.

-   Sepúlveda S.A., Lara, M., Ochoa, F., Burgos, K., Tobar, C., 2021. Geological and geotechnical inputs for rock slide modelling in paraglacial environments in the Chilean Andes. Proceedings, 1st IAEG South American Regional Conference, 115.

-  Serey, A., Sepúlveda, S.A., Murphy, W., Petley, D.N., 2021. Reconocimiento del peligro de deslizamientos cosísmicos generados por terremotos de subducción y terremotos corticales superficiales en diferentes entornos montañosos de los Andes chilenos. Proceedings, 1st IAEG South American Regional Conference, 487-496.

-   Yang, B., Elmo, D., Stead, D. 2021. Applications of information theory in rock engineering, Eurock 2020, 8pp.

 

-   Sepúlveda, S.A., 2020. Failure mechanisms of large volume rock avalanches in the Andes of Central Chile: a brief discussion. Proceedings, International Symposium on Landslides, Cartagena, Colombia, paper ISL2020-28, 3p.

-   Eberhardt, E., Stead, D. 2020 Innovative applications of new monitoring technologies. Invited Book Chapter, Large Open Pit Guidelines book on Open Pit Slope Monitoring, Eds R. Sharon, and E. Eberhardt.