Text Box: JTC2
Joint Technical Committee 2 
of the Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS)

Representation of Geo-Engineering Data in Electronic Form

Publications

The following is a list of useful publications relating to geo-engineering data exchange and representation. If you would like to include other publications then please send details to David Toll (
d.g.toll@durham.ac.uk).

 

Hack, R. (2010) Integration of Surface and Subsurface Data for Civil Engineering, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Information Technology in Geo-Engineering, Shanghai (eds. D.G. Toll, H. Zhu & X. Li) The Netherlands: IOS Press, pp. 37-49, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-617-1-37.


Chi, M., Chen, Z.Y. and Zhao, Y.F. (2010)
Standardization and Digitization of the ISRM Suggested Methods on Rock Mechanics Tests, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Information Technology in Geo-Engineering, Shanghai (eds. D.G. Toll, H. Zhu & X. Li) The Netherlands: IOS Press, pp. 265-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-617-1-265.


Schaminée, P.E.L. and Klapwijk, A.A. (2010)
The STREAM’s Testdefinition Facilitates Type of Test Independent Database Storage, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Information Technology in Geo-Engineering, Shanghai (eds. D.G. Toll, H. Zhu & X. Li) The Netherlands: IOS Press, pp. 274-284. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-617-1-274.

 


Engel, J., Schuppener, B. , Hettler, A. and Kunz, E. (2009) A concept of a database for results of laboratory tests on soil and rock, Proc. 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, (eds. M. Hamza, M. Shahien, Y. El-Mossallamy)  Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 2702-2710.

 

Knitsch, H., Wieland, R. and Pandrea, P. 2009. Data mangement and Data mining - a precondition for geotechnical works, Proc. 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, (eds. M. Hamza, M. Shahien, Y. El-Mossallamy)  Amsterdam: IOS Press. pp. 2694-2698.


Toll, D.G. (2009)
Management of Geotechnical Data and Processes, General Report, Proc. 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, (eds. M. Hamza, M. Shahien, Y. El-Mossallamy)  Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 3360-3365.

 

Toll, D.G. (2009) International Data Standards for Geotechnical Engineering, Proc. 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, (eds. M. Hamza, M. Shahien, Y. El-Mossallamy)  Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 2690-2693.

 


Bray, C.J., Chandler, R.J., Walthall, S., Hoit, M., and Lefchik, T. (2008) Extending the Geotechnical Dictionary: Best Practice for Customizing the International Framework for Geotechnical Data, Proc. GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, ASCE Special Publication. No. 179, pp 549-556.

Dasenbrock , D.D. (2008)
Geotechnical Data Sharing and Electronic Data Exchange at Minnesota DOT, Proc. GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, ASCE Special Publication. No. 179, pp. 565-572.

French, C.M., Duplancic, N., Buckle, G., Carr, M., Jaffe, J., Holland, J., Patel, D., Colby-George, W., Surgi, R., Drachenberg, L., Conklin, T., and Sharpe , C. (2008)
Six Sigma Approach to Sustainable Institutional Environmental Data Management, Proc. GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, ASCE Special Publication. No. 179, pp. 589-596.

Toll, D.G. (2008) International Data Exchange: The Future for Geo-engineering, Keynote Lecture, Proc. 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India, pp. 1958-1965.


Toll, D.G. (2008)
Representing GeoEngineering Data from Instruments and Transducers, Proc. GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, ASCE Special Publication. No. 179, pp 581-588.

Weaver, S.D., Lefchik, T., Hoit, M.I. and Beach, K. (2008)
Geoenvironmental and Geotechnical Data Exchange: Setting the Standard, Proc. GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, ASCE Special Publication. No. 179, pp. 557-564.


Exadaktylos, E. Liolios, P. and Barakos, G. (2007) Some New Developments on the Representation and Standardization of Rock Mechanics Data: From the Laboratory to the Full Scale Project, Proc. Specialized Session S02, 11th ISRM Congress, Lisbon (eds. D.G. Toll & Z.Y. Chen), pp. 1-8 (on CD).

Li, X. and Zhu, H. (2007)
Digital Tunnel and its Application in an Undersea Tunnel, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, JTC2 Special Issue, http://www.ejge.com/2007/Ppr0771/Abs0771.htm.

Styler, M., Hoit, M., and McVay, M. (2007)
Deep Foundation Data Capabilities of the Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS) Markup Language, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, JTC2 Special Issue, http://www.ejge.com/2007/Ppr0772/Ppr0772.pdf.

Tegtmeier, W., Hack, R. and Zlatanova, S. (2007)
The Determination of Interpretation Uncertainties in Subsurface Representations, Proc. Specialized Session S02, 11th ISRM Congress, Lisbon 2007 (eds. D.G. Toll & Z.Y. Chen), pp. 9-12.

Toll, D.G. (2007)
Geo-Engineering Data: Representation and Standardisation, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, JTC2 Special Issue, http://www.ejge.com/2007/Ppr0699/Ppr0699.htm.

Toll, D.G. (2007)
Representing Slopes in XML, Proc. Specialized Session S02, 11th ISRM Congress, Lisbon (eds. D.G. Toll & Z.Y. Chen), pp. 13-17 (on CD).

Zhang, K.J. and Yin Y.P.
(2007) Practice of Establishing China's Geo-Hazard Survey Information System, Proc. Specialized Session S02, 11th ISRM Congress, Lisbon 2007 (eds. D.G. Toll & Z.Y. Chen), pp. 18-22.

Zhao, Y.F. and Chen, Z.Y. (2007)
Database for Landslides and Engineered Slopes related to China’s Water Resources Development using XML, Proc. Specialized Session S02, 11th ISRM Congress, Lisbon (eds. D.G. Toll & Z.Y. Chen), pp. 23-27.


Chandler, R.J., Quinn, P.M., Beaumont, A.J., Evans, D.J. and Toll, D.G. (2006) Combining the Power of AGS and XML: AGSML the Data Format for the Future, Proc. GeoCongress 2006: Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age, Atlanta, USA, ASCE, Reston, pp. 112-117.


AGS (2005) Electronic Transfer of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Data using XML data format, Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists, Beckenham, Kent (available from http://www.ags.org.uk/agsml/).

McVay, M., Hoit, M., Hughes, E., Nguyen, T., and Lai, P. (2005)
Development of a Web Based Design, and Construction Bridge Substructure Database, Presented at 84th TRB Annual Meeting, January, 2005, Washington, D.C.

Peng, J. and Law, K. H. (2005)
Reference Data Models for Supporting the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES), Proc. ASCE Int. Conf. Computing in Civil Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, July, 2005 (http://eil.stanford.edu/publications/NEESgrid/8939_nees_datamodel.pdf).

SensorML (2005)
Sensor Model Language (SensorML) Implementation Specification, Report OGC 05086, Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/sensorml).

Tchistiakov, A., Jellema, J., Preuss, H., Hernandez Diaz, T., Cannell, B., Passmore, J., Mardal, T., Capova, D., Belickas, J. and Rapsevicius, V. (2005)
eEarth: Bridging the Divided National Geo-Databases via Multilingual Web Application, 10th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies in Urban and Spatial Planning and Impacts of ICT on Physical Space, Vienna University of Technology, February, 2005 (http://fraga.nitg.tno.nl/dinoLks/documents/publications/eearth_bridges_geo_databases.pdf).


AGS (2004) Electronic Transfer of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Data, Edition 3.1, Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists, Beckenham, Kent (with addendum May 2005) (available from http://www.ags.org.uk).

GML (2004)
Geographic information - Geography Markup Language (GML) Version 3.1.1, Report ISO/TC211/WG4/PT19136, International Organisation for Standardisation (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/gml).

ISO (2004)
Electronic Exchange of Data of Identification and Description of Soil, Technical Specifications 14688: Part 3, Geneva: International Organisation for Standardization.

ISO (2004)
Electronic Exchange of Data of Identification and Description of Rock, Technical Specifications 14689: Part 2, Geneva: International Organisation for Standardization.

Jellema, J., A. Tchistiakov, D. Lowe, R. Bowie, H. Preuss, T. Stych, D. Capova, T. Mardal, and J. Belickas (2004) The Inventory on Data Models and Lithology Standards, eEarth Work Package 4, delivery 4.1, Volume 1. Final report (
http://fraga.nitg.tno.nl/dinoLks/documents/reports/wp4/data_models_and_lithology_standards.pdf).

Swift, J., J. Bobbitt, C. Roblee, J. Futrelle, S. Tiwana, A. Peters, J. Castro, M. Ali, F. Nasir, A. Javed, Y. Khan, and C. Stepp (2004), Cosmos/Peer Lifelines Geotechnical Virtual Data Center, COSMOS Workshop 1,10/15/04. (
www.cosmos-eq.org/Projects/GSMA/Presentation/GSMA2004_Swift.pdf).


Hatipoglu, B. (2003) The Development of an Integrated and Intelligent Design Environment for the Investigation of Slope Stability Problems, PhD Thesis, Istanbul Technical University.

Toll, D.G. and Cubitt, A.C. (2003)
Representing Geotechnical Entities on the World Wide Web, Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 34, 11-12, pp 729-736.

Toll, D.G. and Shields, R. (2003)
A Web-based Data Format for Ground Investigation Data, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, http://www.ejge.com/2003/Ppr0321/Ppr0321.htm.


Turichshev, A. (2002) A Web-accessible Database for Intact Rock Properties and a XML Data Format for Intact Rock Properties, M.A.Sc. thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto.


McPhail, J.D. (2001) Electronic Storage and Interchange of Geotechnical Data, http://www.ejge.com/GML/Core/JPaper02.PDF .

Toll, D.G. (2001)
Computers and Geotechnical Engineering: A Review, in Civil and Structural Engineering Computing: 2001 (ed. B.H.V. Topping) Stirling, Scotland: Saxe-Coburg Publications, pp 433-458.


CUR (2000) Description of the GEF Language, Civieltechnisch Centrum Uitvoering Research en Regelgeving, Gouda (available from http://www.geffiles.org/language/).


Ishii, M., Ishimura, K. and Nakayama, T. (1992) Management and application of Geotechnical Data: The Geotechnical Data Information System of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Environmental Geology, 19(3) pp. 169-178.


Threadgold, L. and Hutchison, R.J. 1992. The Electronic Transfer of Geotechnical Data from Ground Investigations, Colloque International Géotechnique et Informatique, Paris, Presse de l’Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussées, pp. 749-756.


Toll, D.G. 1996. Data Management: Discussion Reviewer's Report for Session II, in Advances in Site Investigation Practice (ed. C. Craig), Thomas Telford, London, pp. 250-256.


Greenwood, J.R. (1988) Developments in computerised ground investigation data, Ground Engineering, Sept. 1988, pp. 36-41.