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Kerry Rowe

SELECTED KEYNOTE LECTURES

Rowe, R.K. (1998). “From the past to the future of landfill engineering through case histories,” Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, St. Louis, pp. 145-166.

Rowe, R.K. (1998). “Geosynthetics and the minimization of contaminant migration through barrier systems beneath solid waste,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Atlanta, March, 1, pp. 27-103.

Rowe, R.K. (1999). "Solid waste disposal facilities for urban environments" Proceedings, XI Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, August, pp. 89-111.

Rowe, R.K., Kueper, B.H, Li, H.M and Reimer, K.J. (2002) “Risk assessment: some new challenges associated with PCBs, Arsenic, and VOCs”, 4th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August: 987-999.

Rowe, R.K and Van Gulck, J.F. (2004) “Filtering and drainage of contaminated water”, Keynote Lecture, 4th International Conference on GeoFilters, Stellenbosch (Capetown), South Africa, October, University of Witswatersrand, A.Fourie (Ed), pp. 1-63.

Rowe, R.K. and Li, A.L. (2005) “Geosynthetic-reinforced embankments over soft foundations”, Geosynthetics International, 12(1):50-85. This paper, the 3rd Giroud Lecture, was presented as the 7th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Nice, France, September 2002 and a pre-print appeared in the Proceedings of that conference: 1:5-34.

Rowe, R.K. (2005) “Long-Term Performance of Contaminant Barrier Systems”, 45th Rankine Lecture, Geotechnique, 55 (9): 631-678.

Rowe R.K. (2007). Advances and Remaining Challenges for Geosynthetics in Geoenvironmental Engineering Applications, 23rd Manual Rocha Lecture, Soils and Rocks, 30(1) (3-30).

Rowe, R.K. (2009) Systems engineering the design and operations of municipal solid waste landfills to minimize leakage of contaminants to groundwater, 3rd Zeng Gou-Xi Lecture, Zhejiang University, and Keynote lecture at the International Symposium on Geoenvironmental Engineering, Hangzhou, China, September 2009, pp. 3-18.

Rowe R.K. (2009) “Long-term performance of leachate collections systems and geomembrane liners for MSW landfills, Keynote lecture, GeoAfrica 2009, Capetown, September 2009.

Rowe, R.K. (2010). “Role of GCL’s in controlling leakage through composite liners”, Keynote lecture, 3rd International Symposium on GCLs,Würzburg, Germany, September 2010, pp 3-13.

Rowe, R.K. and Yu, Y. (2010).  “Factors Affecting the Clogging of Leachate Collection Systems in MSW Landfills, Keynote lecture, 6th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, New Delhi, November 2010, 3-23.

Rowe, R.K (2012). "Short and long-term leakage through composite liners", The 7th  Arthur Casagrande Lecture, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(2): 141-169.

Rowe, R.K. (2012) “Design and construction of barrier systems to minimize environmental impacts due to municipal solid waste leachate and gas, 3rd  Indian Geotechnical Society: Ferroco Terzaghi Oration,  Indian Geotechnical Journal, 42( 4): 223-256, DOI 10.1007/s40098-012-0024-4.

Rowe, R.K. (2014) "Performance of GCLs in liners for landfill and mining applications", J. of Environmental Geotechnics, 1(1): 3-21; http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/envgeo.13.00031

Rowe, R.K., Brachman, R.W.I, Take, W.A, Ashe, L.E., and Rentz, A. (2014) "Field and laboratory observations of down-slope bentonite migration in exposed composite liners", Keynote Lecture, 7th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Melbourne, November, 63-80.

Rowe, R.K. (2015) "Protecting the Environment with Geosynthetics", Keynote lecture, International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering - 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August: 45-56.

Rowe, R.K. (2016) "Recent insights regarding the design and construction of modern MSW landfill barrier systems", 3rd EurAsia Waste Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, Keynote Lecture, 60-74.


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