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Anna Szostak-Chrzanowski

Anna Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Associate

Professor (President, Republic of Poland); Dr. Habilitatus (UWM,Olsztyn); Ph.D. (AGH, Krakow); M.Eng. (UNB); M.Sc.E. (T.U.Warsaw); P.Eng.

Phone: 506-453-4773;   Fax: 506-453-4943;   E-mail
Canadian Centre for Geodetic Engineering

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Selected recent publications 2000-2007

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., M. Massiéra and A. Chrzanowski, (2007)
"Analysis of Deformations of Large Dams", Journal of Applied Geodesy, (accepted-in print).

Bond, J., D. Kim, A. Chrzanowski and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2007)
"Development of a Fully Automated, GPS Based Monitoring System for Disaster Prevention and Emergency", Sensors, 2007, Special Issue: "Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making" Ed. J. Levy and Y. Gao, 7, pp. 1028-1046, http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/papers/s7071028.pdf

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., A. Chrzanowski, A., and M. Bazanowski, (2007)
"Numerical Modeling of Stress Field in Rock Strata from Surface Deformation Surveys", Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Œl'skiej, Górnictwo, z. 278, Gliwice, pp. 451-460.

Chrzanowski, A., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, J. Bond, and R. Wilkins, (2007)
"Increasing Public and Environmental Safety through Integrated Monitoring and Analysis of Structural and Ground Deformations", Chapter in a book: Geomatics Solutions for Disaster Management, Ed. J. Li, S. Zlatowa, and A. Fabbri, Springer -Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 407-426.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., A. Chrzanowski, A., and M. Bazanowski, (2007)
"Determination of Stress Redistribution in Rock Mass from Results of Surface Geodetic Monitoring", Proceedings XIII International Congress on Mining Surveying, Budapest, Hungary, 24-28 Sept, (in print).

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, and J. Vautour, (2007)
"Comportement des barrages en enrochement avec masque amont en beton de ciment reposant sur des dépots de moraine", Proceedings, the Annual General Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Yellowknife, (in print)

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, and J. Vautour, (2007)
"Analyse des deformations de grands Barrages en remblai", Proceedings, 60th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, 21-24 Oct, (in print).

Bond, J., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, and A. Chrzanowski, (2007)
"Design of Geodetic Deformation Monitoring Schemes using Deterministic Modeling: An Interdisciplinary Approach", Proceedings, The 100th CIG Annual Conference, The 3rd International Symposium on Geo-information for Disaster Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 23-25, CD-ROM.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., A Chrzanowski, M. Massiéra, M. Bazanowski, and C. Whitaker, (2007),
"Monitoring and Analysis of Long-term Behaviour of Large Earth Dams", Proceedings, The 100th CIG Annual Conference, The 3rd International Symposium on Geo-information for Disaster Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 23-25, CD-ROM

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., A. Chrzanowski, and E. Ortiz (2006)
"Modeling of Ground Subsidence in Oil Fields", Technical Sciences Journal, UWM, Olsztyn, pp. 133-146.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., (2006)
"Interdisciplinary Approach to Deformation Analysis in Engineering, Mining, and Geosciences Projects by Combining Monitoring Surveys with Deterministic Modelling - Part I", Technical Sciences Journal, UWM, Olsztyn, pp. 147-172.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., (2006)
"Interdisciplinary Approach to Deformation Analysis in Engineering, Mining, and Geosciences Projects by Combining Monitoring Surveys with Deterministic Modelling - Part II", Technical Sciences Journal, UWM, Olsztyn, pp.173-200.

Szostak Chrzanowski, A., E. Ortiz, and A. Chrzanowski (2006)
"Integration of In-situ Data with Modelling of Ground Subsidence in Oil Fields", Schriftenreihe des Institutes fur Markscheidewesen und Geodasie an der Technischen Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg, 7th Geokinematischer Tag, ed. Niemeyer I., A. Sroka, and R. Wttenburg, Freiberg, Germany, 11 -12 May, pp. 416-426.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., M. Massiéra, and A. Chrzanowski (2006)
"Kinematic Analysis of Behavior of Large Earth Dams", Proceedings, FIG 13th International Congress, October, Munich, 8-13 October, CD-ROM, TS68.2.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., M. Massiéra, and Y. Hammamji (2006)
"Numerical Analysis of Large Earth and Rockfill Dams Deformations as a Tool for Designing Geodetic Monitoring Schemes", Proceedings CDA 2006 Annual Conference, Quebec City, 30 Sept - 6 Oct.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A. and M. Massiéra (2006)
"Relation between Monitoring and Design Aspects of Large Earth Dams", Proceedings, 3rd IAG Symposium on Geodesy for Geotechnical and Structural Engineering and 12th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurements, ed. H. Kahmen and A. Chrzanowski, Baden, Austria, 21-24 May, CD-ROM.

Szostak-Chrzanowski, A., W Prószynski, and W. Gambin (2006)
"Continuum Mechanics as a Support for Deformation Monitoring, Analysis, and Interpretation", Proceedings, 3rd IAG Symposium on Geodesy for Geotechnical and Structural Engineering and 12th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurements, ed. H. Kahmen and A. Chrzanowski, Baden, Austria, 21-24 May, CD-ROM.

Massiéra M., J Vautour, Y. Coulibaly, Y Hammamji, and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski (2006)
"Comportement des barrages en enrochement avec Masque amont en beton de ciment fondes sur des alluvions granulaires", Proceedings, the Annual General Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 23-26, GC-027-1 to GC-027-10.

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, J. Vautour, and Y. Hammamj, (2005)
"Deformations of Concrete Face Rockfill Dams (CFRDs) Resting on Soil Foundation", Technical Sciences Journal, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, (accepted).

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., A. Chrzanowski, and M. Massiéra, (2005)
"Use of Geodetic Monitoring Measurements in Solving Geomechanical Problems in Engineering and Geosciences", Engineering Geology Volume 79, Issues 1-2, Application of Gedetic Techniques in Engineering Geology, ed: S. Stiros and A.Chrzanowski, 3 June, pp. 3-12.

Massiéra, M., J. Vautour, Y. Hammamji, and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2005)
"Comportement des barrages en enrochement avec masque amont en beton de ciment", Proceedings, 58th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Saskatoon, September 18-21, 2005. (in print).

Massiéra, M., J. Vautour, Y. Hammamji, and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2005)
"Constraintes et déformations dans les barrages en enrochement avec masque amont en béton de ciment reposant sur un mortterrain", Proceedings, CSCE Conference, Toronto, (in print).

Szostak-Chrzanowski A. and A. Chrzanowski, (2005)
"Canadian Contributions to the Development of New Methods and Techniques in Rock Strata Deformation Studies", Proceedings, Meeting of ISM 4th Commission, Freiberg, Germany, 12-13 May, (in print).

Chrzanowski, A and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2004)
"Physical Interpretation of Ground Subsidence Surveys - A Case Study", Journal of Geospatial Engineering, Hong Kong Institute of Engineering Surveyors, pp. 21-29.

Massiéra, M., A. Cormier, Y. Hammamji, and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2004)
"Prévisions des déformations et contraintes dans les barrages en enrochement avec masque amont beton", Proceedings, 57th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, CD-ROM, (in print).

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., A. Chrzanowski, and M. Massiéra, (2004)
"Use of Geodetic Monitoring Measurements in Solving Geomechanical Problems in Engineering and Geosciences", Engineering Geology, Special Volume, Geodetic Techniques in Geological Deformation Studies", ed: S. Stiros and A.Chrzanowski, pp. 3-12.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., and M. Massiéra, (2004)
"Modelling of Deformations during Construction of Large Earth Dam in the La Grande Complex, Canada", Technical Sciences Journal, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, pp. 109-122.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., (2003)
"Adam Chrzanowski, the Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (PAS) continuator of the work of founders of PAS, Geodezja, Vol. 9, pp 13-22.

Massiéra, M., and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2003)
"Contraintes et deformations dans les barrages zones en remblai lors de leur construction", Proceedings, 56th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, CD-ROM, Session 2B.

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, and O. Genthon (2003)
"Analyse du comportement du barrage principal de l'amenagement la Grande 4 pendant sa construction ", Proceedings, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Moncton, N.B., 4-7 June, CD-ROM.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., A. Chrzanowski, and M. Massiéra, (2003)
"Use of Geodetic Monitoring Measurements in Solving Geomechanical Problems in Structural and Mining Engineering", Proceedings, FIG 11th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Santorini Island, Greece, pp.273-288.

Oszczak, S., A. Wasilewski, Z. Rzepecka, A. Szostak-Chrzanowski and A. Chrzanowski (2003)
"Ten Years of Deformation Study and Proposed Research Program for the area of Polish Copper Basin", Proceedings, FIG 11th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Santorini Island, Greece, pp.327-334.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, C. Whittaker (2002)
"Verification of Material Parameters of Earthen Dams at Diamond Valley Lake using Geodetic Measurements", (in Farsi), Mahab Ghoss Journal, Issue No. 20, pp. 24-32.

Chrzanowski, A., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, M. Massiéra, C. Whittaker (2002)
"Monitoring and Numerical Modelling of Deformations of Large Dams - a Case Study", Technical Sciences Journal, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, pp. 47-60 .

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, A. Chrzanowski, and C. Whittaker (2002)
"Effet du remplissage du reservoir sur les tassements de grands barrages en remblai", Proceedings, 55th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 4-9 September, Niagara Falls, pp. 935-942.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, F. Le Hoan (2002)
"Verification of design parameters of large earthen dams during the filling process", Proceedings, 2nd Canadian Specialty Conference on Computer Applications in Geotechnic, 28-30 April, Winnipeg, MB, pp. 54-59.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, C. Whittaker (2002)
"Verification of design parameters of large earthen dams using geodetic measurements", Proceedings, FIG 12th International Congress, 19-26 April, Washington, D.C., CD-ROM.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A. and A. Chrzanowski, (2001)
"Application of geodetic methods to determine geotechnical parameters in rock mass and in earth dams", Proceedings, Symposium 50th Anniversary of the Department of Mining Geodesy, University of Mining and Metallurgy in Krakow, 20-22 September, Krakow, pp. 105-123.

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, A. Chrzanowski, and C. J. Hill (2001)
"Evaluation des deformations d'un grand barrage en terre et en enrochement pendant sa constuction et sa mise an eau", Proceedings, 54th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 4-9 September, Calgary, pp. 327-333.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, and C. J. Hill, (2001)
"Use of geodetic Monitoring Surveys in Verifying Design Parameters of Large Earthen Dams", Proceedings, FIG 10th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Orange, Cal, 19-22 March, CD-ROM.

M. C. Santos, C. Gemael, B. Blake, P. Faggion, C. P. Krueger, L.D.D. Ferreira, M. Soares, and A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, (2001)
"Stage 1 of Subsidence Monitoring of the Area Surrounding Salto Caxias Power Dam, in Brasil", FIG 10th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Orange, Cal, 19-22 March, CD-ROM.

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, A. Chrzanowski, and C. J. Hill (2001)
"Evaluation des deformations d'un grand barrage en terre et en enrochement pendant sa constuction et sa mise an eau", Proceedings, 54th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 4-9 September, Calgary, (in print).

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, and C. J. Hill, (2001)
"Use of geodetic Monitoring Surveys in Verifying Design Parameters of Large Earthen Dams", Proceedings, FIG 10th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Orange, Cal, 19-22 March, CD-ROM.

Chrzanowski, A., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, G. Bastin, and J. Lutes, (2000)
"Monitoring and Modeling of Ground Subsidence in Mining Areas - Case Studies", Geomatica, pp. 405-413.

Szostak-Chrzanowski A., M. Massiéra, A. Chrzanowski, C. Whitaker, and M. Duffy, (2000)
"Verification of Design Parameters of Large Earthen Dams using Deformation Monitoring Data - Potentials and Limitations", Proceedings of the Canadian Dam Association, Third Annual Conference, Regina 2000, 16-21 September, pp 193-202.

Chrzanowski, A., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, S. Oszczak, Z. Rzepecka, A. Wasilewski, E. Popiolek, and R. Kurpinski, (2000)
"Modeling of the Rock Mass Behaviour at KGHM Polish Copper Mines", Proceedings, 11th FIG International Congress of ISM, Crakow, Poland 5-9 September, pp. 301-310.

Massiéra, M., A. Szostak-Chrzanowski, Chrzanowski, A., and C. Whitaker, (2000)
"Evaluation des deformations d'un grand garrage en remblai pour concevoir un systeme d'instrumentation geodesique", Proceedings, 53rd Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 4-9 September, Montreal, pp. 247-254.