Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Smith A, Dixon N and Fowmes G (2016) Early detection of first-time slope failures using acoustic emission measurements: large-scale physical modelling. Géotechnique. 10.1680/geot./15-P-200. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/22070

Smith A, Dixon N, Codeglia D and Fowmes G (2016) An acoustic emission slope displacement rate sensor: Comparisons with established instrumentation. Geotechnical Instrumentation News (John Dunnicliff’s Magazine). December Issue.

Smith A, Dixon N and Fowmes G (2016) Monitoring buried pipe deformation using acoustic emission: quantification of attenuation. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. doi: 10.1080/19386362.2016.1227581. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/22371

Uhlemann S, Smith A, Chambers J, Dixon N, Meldrum P, Dijkstra T, Haslam E, Merritt A and Gunn D (2016) Assessment of ground-based monitoring techniques applied to landslide investigations. Geomorphology 253 (1), 438-451. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/19643

Dixon N, Smith A, Spriggs MP, Ridley A, Meldrum P and Haslam E (2015) Stability monitoring of a rail slope using acoustic emission. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Geotechnical Engineering 168 (5), 373-384. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/17487

Dixon N, Spriggs MP, Smith A, Meldrum P and Haslam E (2015) Quantification of reactivated landslide behaviour using acoustic emission monitoring. Landslides 12 (3), 549-560. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/14573

Smith A and Dixon N (2015) Quantification of landslide velocity from active waveguide-generated acoustic emission. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 52 (4), 413-425. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16091

Smith A, Dixon N, Meldrum P, Haslam E and Chambers J (2014) Acoustic emission monitoring of a soil slope: Comparisons with continuous deformation measurements. Géotechnique Letters 4 (4), 255-261. Awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers Thomas Telford Premium (Prize for Best Paper in Journal). At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16094

Smith A, Dixon N, Meldrum P and Haslam E (2014) Inclinometer casings retrofitted with acoustic real-time monitoring systems. Ground Engineering Magazine, October Issue. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16095

Dixon N and Spriggs M (2007) Quantification of slope displacement rates using acoustic emission monitoring. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 44, 6, 966-976. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/4374

Dixon N, Hill R and Kavanagh J (2003) Acoustic emission monitoring of slope instability: Development of an active wave guide system. Institution of Civil Engineers Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 156, 2, 83-95. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/10235

PhD theses

Smith A (2015) Quantification of slope deformation behaviour using acoustic emission monitoring. PhD Thesis, School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/18593

Spriggs MP (2005) Quantification of acoustic emission from soils for predicting landslide failure. PhD Thesis, Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK.

Kousteni A (2002) Investigation of Acoustic Emission Waveguide Systems for Detecting Slope Instability. PhD Thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Kavanagh J (1997) The use of acoustic emission to monitor the deformation of a soil body. PhD Thesis, The Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Peer-reviewed conference articles

Dixon N, Codeglia D, Smith A, Fowmes G, Meldrum P and Haslam E (2015) An acoustic emission slope displacement rate sensor: Case studies. 9th International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics. Sydney, Australia (in press). At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/19021

Codeglia D, Dixon N, Fowmes GJ and Marcato G (2015) Strategies for rock slope failure early warning using acoustic emission monitoring. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/19402

Dixon N, Moore R, Spriggs MP, Smith A, Meldrum P and Siddle R (2014) Performance of an acoustic emission monitoring system to detect subsurface ground movement at Flat Cliffs, North Yorkshire, UK. IAEG XII Congress, 2, 117-120, Turin. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16096

Smith A and Dixon N (2014) Acoustic emission monitoring of active waveguides to quantify slope stability. 13th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Symposium. University of Manchester. Awarded best presentation (oral and paper). At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16089

Smith A, Dixon N, Berg N, Take A and Proudfoot D (2014) Listening for Landslides: Method, Measurements and the Peace River Case Study. Geohazards 6. Ontario, 1-10. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/16113

Dixon N, Spriggs MP, Meldrum P and Haslam E (2012) Field trial of an acoustic emission early warning system for slope instability. Proceedings of the 11th International and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding. CRC Press, 2, 1399-1404. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/10239

Dixon N, Spriggs MP, Marcato G and Pasuto A (2012) Landslide hazard evaluation by means of several monitoring techniques, including an acoustic emission sensor. Proceedings of the 11th International and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding. CRC Press, 2, 1405-1411. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/10238

Dixon N, Spriggs MP, Meldrum P, Ogilvy R, Haslam E and Chambers J (2010) Development of a low cost acoustic emission early warning system for slope instability. Proceedings 11th International Association of Engineering Geologists, 1803-1810. At: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/handle/2134/10240

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