The Tømte Symposium

Quick clays - geological constraints on occurences - Rosenqvist tribute

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Drammensveien 78

Welcome to the Tømte Symposium 2022. The symposium is open to all, but registration is required. 

Practical information 

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For further questions, please contact: 

Helge Hellevang   

Jens Jahren          

Per Aagaard           

09.30-10.00: Coffee

10.00-10.15 Welcome: Per Aagaard, University of Oslo 

10.15-10.35 Ellen Davis Haugen, NVE: "Quick clay slide hazard - the combined value of geological and geotechnical assessment"

10.35-10.55 Inger Lise Solberg, NGU "NADAG - a national database for ground investigations"

Depositional environment and characteristics of postglacial marine clays 
10.55 - 11.55 Luise Hansen, NGU:"Paleoenvironmental condition favoring the accumulation of (glacio)marine clays in Norwegian fjord valleys" 

11.15-11.35 Jens Jahren, University of Oslo: "Sedimentological characteristics of glaciomarine clays" 

11.35-11.55 Coffee

Micro structures of quick clays and colloid chemical studies 
11.55-12.15 Tor Løken: "Strategies in quick clay mapping" 

12.15-12.35 Tonje Helle, Multiconsult: "Geochemistry of quick clays" 

12.35-12.55 Helge Hellevang, University of Oslo: "Microstructural studies of quick clays" 

12.55-13.55 Lunch

Hydrogeological constraints for developing sensitive clay
13.55-14.15 Per Aagaard, University of Oslo: "Hydrogeological considerations" 

14.15-14.35 Nils-Otto Kitterød, NMBU: "Geostatistical estimation of bedrock topography as a tool for risk assessment of sensitive clays"

Geophysical tools for mapping potential for quick clays
14.35-14.55 Sofie Gradman, NGU: "Geophysical tools for mapping potential for quick clays" 

14.55-15.15 Coffee 

15.15-15.35 Mike Long, University College Dublin: "Identification of quick clay using electrical resistivity methods" 

15.35-15.55 Alireza Malehmir, Uppsala University: "Ultra high-resolution multicomponent seismic characterization of quick-clay settings"

15.55-16.15 Andreas Pfaffhuber, Emerald Geomodelling: "Unlocking the value of geophysical and geotechnical data through machine learning illustrated by quick clay volume delineation based on airborne geophysics, lab samples and totalsoundings" 

16.15-16.30 Coffee

Stability and initial triggering of quick clay slides 
16.30-16.50 Steinar Nordal, NTNU: "Geotechnical slope stability considerations: Relevance for understanding initiation of quick clay slides" 

16.50-17.10 Håkon Heyerdahl, NGI: "Landslides in quick clay area - hazards and mitigating measures" 

17.10-17.30 Other geochemical stabilization methods
Håkon Gunnar Rueslåtten, NGU: "Chemical stabilization of quick clay - a new approach" 


17.30-18.00 Panel discussion