Past Event

8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium (ARMS8)

15–17 October 2014
Sapporo, Japan

Invitation to Sapporo

The Japanese Committee for Rock Mechanics (Japan National Group for ISRM) is pleased to invite you to the 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium (ARMS8), the 2014 ISRM international symposium, to be held on 14-16 October, 2014 in Sapporo, Japan. The theme of the symposium is ‘Rock Mechanics for Global Issues - Natural Disasters, Environment and Energy’. The goal of the symposium is to respond to those issues and to promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences in various areas of the rock mechanics and rock engineering.

Symposium Topics

Mitigation of Geo-hazards
Earthquakes and Rock Dynamics, Risk and Hazard Management, Disaster Mitigation, and Slope Stability
Environmental Issues
Global Warming, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Radioactive Waste Disposal, and THMC Coupling
Energy Resources
Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geothermal Power Generation, and Reservoir Engineering
New Technologies and Fundamental Aspects
Rock Properties and Site Characterization, Geophysical Prospecting and Testing Methods, Tunnels and Underground Spaces, Maintenance and Life Cycle Costs, and Field Measurements and Back Analysis

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