List of publications

UXO

  • Zhang Q, Huang Y, Al-Nuaimy W, UXO location and Identification using Borehole Magnetometery, IEE Proceedings on Science, Measurement & Technology (Accepted for Publication)
  • Zhang Q, Al-Nuaimy W, Huang Y, Interpretation of Borehole Magnetometer Data by an Optimisation Method for the Detection and Characterisation of Unexploded Bombs, Journal of Applied Geophysics. (Submitted)
  • Zhang Q. Al-Nuaimy W, Huang Y, UXO Location and Identification using Borehole Magnetometery, in Proceedings of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2005, Vol. 5794, p1318-1328, Orlando, Florida USA 2005-11-06
  • Zhang Q. Location and identification of highly magnetized objects using borehole data, 11th SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing, Vol. 5982-42, 19-22 September, 2005 Bruges, Belgium
  • Zhang Q, W Al-Nuaimy and Y Huang, “Magnetic Anomaly Characterization Using Borehole Data”, Proceedings of IEE/EPSRC Joint National Conference PREP 2003, University of Exeter, April 2003, 103-s1, pp. 203-206.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, M Nakhkash, M T C Fang, “Neural Network for the Automatic Detection of Buried Utilities and Landmines”, Proceedings of Progress of Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS 1998), p. 141, Nantes, Frances, July 1998.
  • M Sainsbury, “Talking Point: Regulating the UK’s UXO industry”, Ground Engineering, 2005
  • A Eriksen and M Sainsbury, “This site looks like a bomb hit it.”, Piling and Ground Engineering Feature, Construction News, 2003

Trackbed

  • Eriksen, A.,Venables, B., Gascoyne, J., and Bandyopadhyay, S., 2006, ‘Benefits of high speed GPR to manage trackbed assets and renewal strategies’, PWI Conference, June 2006, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Zhang, Q., Gascoyne, J., Eriksen, A., Recent advances in the application of GPR for trackbed characterisation, 12th international conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 16-19, 2008, Birmingham, UK.
  • Zhang, Q., Eriksen, A., Gascoyne, J. Rail radar – a fast maturing tool for monitoring trackbed, 14th international conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 21-25, 2010, Lecce, Italy.
  • Asger Eriksen, Jon Gascoyne, Cathal Mangan and Ron Fraser, ” Practical applications of GPR surveys for trackbed characterisation in the UK, Ireland, USA and Australia”, Conference on Railway Engineering, 12–15 September 2010, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • A Eriksen, J Gascoyne and W Al-Nuaimy, “Improved Productivity and Reliability of Ballast Inspection using Road-Rail Multi-Channel GPR”, Railway Engineering 2004, July 2004, Commonwealth Institute, London, UK.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, A Eriksen and J Gascoyne, “Train-Mounted GPR for High-Speed Rail Trackbed Inspection”, Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 2004, pp. 631-634, Delft, The Netherlands.
  • S Shihab, O Zahran, and W Al-Nuaimy, “Time-frequency characteristics of ground penetrating radar reflections from railway ballast and plant”. Proceedings IEEE 2002 High Frequency. Postgraduate Student Colloquium, Imperial College, London, U.K, IEEE catalogue no. 02TH8642, 2002. ISBN: 0-7803-7618-8.

Utilities

  • W Al-Nuaimy, S Shihab and A Eriksen, “Data fusion for accurate characterization of buried cylindrical objects using GPR”, Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 2004, pp. 359-363, Delft, The Netherlands.
  • S Shihab, and W Al-Nuaimy, “A comparison of segmentation techniques for targets extraction in ground penetrating radar data”. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, IWAGPR 2003, Delft, Netherlands, 2003, pp. 407-410. IEEE catalogue no. 03EX6810, ISBN: 90-76928-04-5.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, and A Eriksen, “Automatic region-based shape discrimination of ground penetrating radar signatures”. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering problems SAGEEP2003, San Antonio, USA, 2003.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Lu H, S Shihab and A Eriksen, “Automatic Mapping of Linear Structures in 3-Dimensional Space From Ground-Penetrating Radar Data”, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, GPR 2002, Proceedings of SPIE, pages 121-124, 2002. ISSN: 0277-786X, ISBN:0-8194-4522-3.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, S Shihab and A Eriksen, “Unsupervised Segmentation of Subsurface Radar Images”, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, GPR 2002, Proceedings of SPIE, pages 635-638, 2002. ISSN: 0277-786X, ISBN:0-8194-4522-3.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, S Shihab, Y Huang, A Eriksen and V T Nguyen, “Automatic Target Localisation in Ground Penetrating Radar Data, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar”, Proceedings of SPIE, pages 139-143, 2002. ISSN: 0277-786X, ISBN:0-8194-4522-3.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, and A Eriksen, “Neural network target identifier based on statistical features of GPR signals, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar”, GPR 2002, Proceedings of SPIE, pages 135-138, 2002. ISSN: 0277-786X, ISBN:0-8194-4522-3.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, and A Eriksen, Image processing and neural network techniques for automatic detection and interpretation of ground penetrating radar data. WSEAS Advances in Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, pages 360-363, 2002.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, and A Eriksen, “Image processing and neural network techniques for automatic detection and interpretation of ground penetrating radar data”. Proceedings of 6th WSEAS International Multi-conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers, Crete, 2002.
  • O Zahran, S Shihab, and W Al-Nuaimy, “Comparison between surface impulse ground penetrating radar signals and ultrasonic time-of-flight diffraction signals”. Proceedings IEEE2002 High Frequency Postgraduate Student Colloquium, Imperial College, London, U.K, IEEE catalogue no. 02TH8642, 2002. ISBN: 0-7803-7618-8.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, H Lu, S Shihab and A Eriksen, “Automatic Mapping of Linear Structures in 3-Dimensional Space From Ground-Penetrating Radar Data, IEEE/ISPRS Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion Over Urban Areas, Rome, November 2001, pp. 198-201, ISSN: 0277-786X, ISBN:0-8194-4205-4.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, A Eriksen, V T Nguyen, “Automatic Detection of Hyperbolic Signatures in Ground-Penetrating Radar Data”, Proceedings of SPIE: Subsurface and Surface Sensing Technologies and Applications III, San Diego, vol 4491, pp. 327-335, August 2001, ISBN: 0-8194-4205-4
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Shallow Geophysics Research Meeting, British Geological Survey, “The Development of Spectral Analysis and Neural Network Techniques for Processing Radargrams – Application to Utilities Detection”, p. 12, May 1999.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, M T C Fang, V T Nguyen, A Eriksen, “Neural Network for the Automated Detection of Subsurface Utilities”, Int. Conf. Systems, Signals, Control and Computers (SSCC’98), Durban, South Africa, pp. 272-275, 1999, ISBN 0-620-23135-1.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, and A Eriksen, “A comparison of segmentation techniques for targets extraction in ground penetrating radar data”, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers, Near-Surface Geophysics, no. 2, pp. 45-53, Feb 2004.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, and S Shihab. “Multi-channel filtering approach for unsupervised segmentation of subsurface radar images”. Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 8, pp. 93-101, June 2003.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, M T C Fang, V T Nguyen, A Eriksen, “Automatic Detection of Buried Utilities and Solid Objects Using Neural Networks and Pattern Recognition”, 7th Int. Conf. Ground Penetrating Radar, Kansas, pp. 425-429, May 1998, ISBN 0-936352-16-7.
  • S. Shihab and W. Al-Nuaimy, Radius Estimation For Cylindrical Objects Detected By Ground Penetrating Radar, Subsurface Sensing Technologies and Applications, vol. 6, no. 2, pages 1-16, 2005.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy and A Eriksen, “Radius Estimation for Subsurface Cylindrical Objects Detected By Ground Penetrating Radar”, Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 2004, pp. 319-322, Delft, The Netherlands.

Brownfield

  • W Al-Nuaimy, A Eriksen, and J Gascoyne, “Interactive Multi-Sensor Data Visualisation Environment for Site Characterisation and Infrastructure Mapping”. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering problems SAGEEP2003, San Antonio, USA, 2003.
  • S Shihab, W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, and A Eriksen, “Neural networks classifier for detecting subsurface objects”. Proceedings of IEE/EPSRC Joint National Conference PREP 2002, Nottingham, 2002.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, M. Nakhkash, M T C Fang, V T Nguyen, A Eriksen, “Automatic Detection Of Buried Utilities And Solid Objects Using Neural Networks And Pattern Recognition”, Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol. 43, no. 2-4, pp. 157-165, March 2000, ISSN 0926-9851.
  • D Leonard, A Eriksen, S Booth, V Nguyen, M Quick, D Zhang, W Al-Nuaimy, “Hydrocarbon Contamination and Features Mapping Using GPR”, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Strategies for the Investigation and Monitoring of Contaminated Sites, Field Screening Europe, 1997, pp. 125-128.
  • V Nguyen, M Quick, A Eriksen, S Booth, W Al-Nuaimy, Nakhkash M, “An Evaluation of Geophysical Techniques to Measure Sub-Surface Hydrocarbon Contamination at a Disused Fuel Distribution Depot, EEGS, Proc. of Symp. on the Applications of Geophysics to Engineering (SAGEEP), pp. 251-260, March 1997.

General

  • J Gascoyne and A Eriksen, “Engineering Geophysics”, Volume 1, Encyclopaedia of Geology: Elsevier, 2004.
  • A Eriksen, “Guidance for drillers on geophysical surveys”, Geodrilling International, February 2005.
  • M Nakhkash, Y Huang, W Al-Nuaimy , “An Improved Calibration technique for Free-Space Measurement of Complex Permittivity”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 39, 2001, pp. 453-455.
  • W Al-Nuaimy, Y Huang, V T Nguyen, A Eriksen, “Automatic Feature Selection for Unsupervised Image Segmentation”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 77, no. 8, Aug 2000, pp. 1230-1232.
  • J Gascoyne, “Optimisation of geophysical survey methods for derelict land investigations “, EEIG presentation at British Geological Society, London, 1996.
  • A Eriksen, “Recent advances in groundwater exploration techniques”, Groundwater ’95 Conference, West Midrand, South Africa, 1995.
  • A Eriksen, “Environmental geophysics and remote sensing”, Institute of Waste Management, 1993.
  • A Eriksen, “Surface and borehole geophysical methods for groundwater management”, Hydraulics Research Ltd, Wallingford, 1993.
  • A Eriksen, “Integrated systems approach to mineral exploration”, Calgary, 1989.