Technical Papers

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GeoDetect® S-BR Installatiion Safety Instructions

Strain Measurement in Pavements with a Fibre Optic Sensor Enabled Geotextile


Geosynthetic Enabled with Fiber Optic Sensors for MSE Bridge Abutment Supporting Shallow Bridge Foundation

TenCate GeoDetect® S-BR sensor-enabled geotextile installation safety instructions

Recommended Layout of Instrumentation to Monitor Potential Movement of MSE Walls, Berms and Slopes
Koerner R. M. and Koerner G. M. - GRI White Paper #19, 2011/04


Geosynthetics as eco-friendly defence against erosion in arctic regions

Thermal Monitoring of Embankment Dams by Fiber Optics

Monitoring of Earthdams Leaks and Stability with Fibre-Optics based Monitoring System

Assessment of dams and dikes behaviour with a fibre optics based monitoring solution
Artières et. al, 2010/11, Zaragoza, Spain

Fiber optics monitoring solutions for canal dykes
Artières et al,  2010/05,PIANC MMX Liverpool Congress UK

IJkdijk Piping Experimentation

IJkdijk Full Scale Underseepage Erosion (Piping) Test: Evaluation of Innovative Sensor Technology


Geosynthetic systems for earth dams – 35 years of experience
Artières et. al, 2009/10, Symposium on Long Term Dam Behaviour, Graz , Austria

Contribution of fibre-optic geosynthetics instrumentation for the monitoring of rehabilited failed slope
Loke et al., 2009/09, GeoAfrica,, Cape Town 2, South Africa

Monitoring dam temperature and instability with optical fibers
Artières et. al, 2009/05, 23rd ICOLD Conference, Brasilia, Brazil


Full-scale experimental study of an embankment reinforced by geosynthetics and rigid piles over soft soil
Briançon at al,, 2008/10, Eurogeo4, Edinburgh


Active and Passive Defences against Internal Erosion of Dikes

Geotextile and optic fibers: feedback after four years of use in soil
Nancey at al,, 2007/01, Geosynthetics 2007, GRI-20, Washington D.C., USA


Set up of a warning system integrated inside a reinforced geotextile for the survey of railway
Briançon et al., 2006/09, Yokohama, Japan

Survey of a bridge abutment reinforced by geosynthetics, with optic sensors integrated in geotextile strips
Nancey et al, 2006/09, Yokohama, Japan

Fiber optic technology in geosynthetics instrumentation for monitoring of soil structures
Loke et al., 2006/09, Yokohama, Japan


Development of GeoDetect®: a new warning system for the survey of reinforced earth constructions
Briançon et al, 2005, Studia Geotechnica et Mechanica, Vol. XXVII, n°1-2