Books and Journal Publications
|R.S. Read||Effects of earthquake induced rock shear on containment system integrity.
Laboratory testing plan development. Swedish Nuclear Fuel Waste Management Company
Technical Report R-11-21.
|Rizkalla, M., R.S. Read, and G. O’Neil.||Pipeline Geo-Environmental Design and Geohazard Management. Chapter 6 Geohazard Management. ASME, 352 pp.|
|Read, R.S.||20 years of excavation response studies at AECL’s Underground Research Laboratory. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci.
|Eberhardt, E., D. Stead, B. Stimpson, R. Read||Identifying crack initiation and propagation thresholds in brittle rock.
Can. Geotech. J., 35(2): 222-233
|Read, R.S., N.A. Chandler, and E.J. Dzik||In situ strength criteria for tunnel design in highly-stressed rock masses
Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci., 35(3): 261-278
|Read, R.S., Birch, K.||The role of rock engineering in developing a deep geological repository in sedimentary rocks.
ROCKENG09: Proceedings of the 3rd CANUS Rock Mechanics Symposium, Toronto, May 2009 (Ed: M.Diederichs and G. Grasselli), Paper 4146.
|Read, R.S., Birch, K.||Reasoned argument why large-scale fracturing will not be induced by a deep geological repository.
ROCKENG09: Proceedings of the 3rd CANUS Rock Mechanics Symposium, Toronto, May 2009 (Ed: M.Diederichs and G. Grasselli), Paper 4147.
|Rizkalla, M., and R.S. Read.||The assessment and management of pipeline geohazards. Paper IBP1205_07. In Proc.
Rio Pipeline 2007 Conference and Exposition, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
|Read, R.S, W. Langenberg, D. Cruden, M. Field, R. Stewart, H. Bland, Z. Chen, C.R. Froese, D.S. Cavers, A.K. Bidwell, C. Murray, W.S. Anderson, A. Jones, J. Chen, D. McIntyre, D. Kenway, D.K. Bingham, I. Weir-Jones, J. Seraphim, J. Freeman, D. Spratt, M. Lamb, E. Herd, D. Martin, P. McLellan, & D. Pana.||Frank Slide a Century Later: The Turtle Mountain Monitoring Project. In Proc. of the International Conference on Landslide Risk Management, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Balkema Publishers, Netherlands. pp. 713-723.|
|Froese, C.R., Murray, C.M., Cavers, D.S., Anderson, W.S., Bidwell, A.K., Read, R.S., Cruden, D.M., & Langenberg, W.||The development of a warning system for the South Peak of Turtle Mountain. Proceedings of the International Conference on Landslide Risk Management, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Balkema Publishers, Netherlands. pp. 705-712.|
NWMO, AECL and Other Publications
|Read, R.S.||Rock mechanics features, events, and processes for a used fuel deep geologic
repository in crystalline rock. Nuclear Waste Management Organization Technical Report NWMO TR-
2010-??. (in press)
|Read, R.S.||Implications of excavation damage for design and performance of repository
excavations and sealing systems. Nuclear Waste Management Organization Technical Report
NWMO TR-2009-??. (in press)
|Read, R.S.||Developing a reasoned argument that no large-scale fracturing or faulting will be
induced in the host rock by a deep geological repository. Nuclear Waste Management Organization
Technical Report NWMO TR-2008-14.
Notable Technical Presentations
|Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada||“Geotechnical Hazard Assessment and Monitoring of the South Peak of Turtle Mountain”|
|EDZ Workshop, NARMS-TAC 2002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada||“To Arch or Not to Arch – The Role of Tunnel Design in Controlling Excavation Damage Development”|
|Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada||“Geotechnical Hazard Assessment of the South Flank of Frank Slide”|
|PTAC Shallow Gas Forum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada||“Microseismic Monitoring for Fracture Diagnostics”|
|Enhanced Petroleum Recovery (EPR) Research and Technology Development Priorities Workshop, Calgary, Alberta, Canada||“Integrated Application of Microseismic Monitoring and Geomechanical Modelling to Characterize the Effects of Conventional and Thermal Recovery Processes”|