Follow Ben's research on ResearchGate and Google Scholar: **REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES (PUBLISHED AND IN-PRESS) ** 86. Woodard, Jacob Bryson, Mirus, B. B., Crawford, M. M., Or, D., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Allstadt, K. E., & Wood, N. J. (2023). Mapping Landslide Susceptibility Over Large Regions with Limited Data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, e 85. Jones, T., Cartwright, T., Abed, M., Tardif, M., Robinson, L., Wurst, P., … **Leshchinsky, B**. (2023). Developing Systems-Level Criteria for Evaluating Performance of Horizontal Drains toward Landslide Mitigation: Case Study of the US20 Pioneer 84. Olsen, Michael J., Massey, C., **Leshchinsky, B**., Wartman, J., & Senogles, A. (2023). Forecasting post-earthquake rockfall activity. Journal of Applied Geodesy, 17(2), 171–179. 83. Artruc, T., Tullos, D., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2023). Effects of drawdown scenario on retrogressive lateral erosion in a reservoir. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 59(1), 86–106. 82. Alberti, Stefano, **Leshchinsky, B**., Roering, J., Perkins, J., & Olsen, M. J. (2022). Inversions of landslide strength as a proxy for subsurface weathering. Nature Communications, 13(1), 6049. 81. Senogles, A., Olsen, M. J., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2022). SlideSim: 3D Landslide Displacement Monitoring through a Physics-Based Simulation Approach to Self-Supervised Learning. Remote Sensing, 14(11), 2644. 80. Massey, C. I., Olsen, M. J., Wartman, J., Senogles, A., Lukovic, B., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., … Others. (2022). Rockfall activity rates before, during and after the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth 79. Alberti, S., Olsen, M. J., Allan, J., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2022). Feedback thresholds between coastal retreat and landslide activity. Engineering Geology, 301, 106620. 78. Xu, Y., Lu, Z., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2022). Kinematics of Irrigation-Induced Landslides in a Washington Desert: Impacts of Basal Geometry. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 127(2), e2021JF006355. 77. Olsen, M. J., Senogles, A., **Leshchinsky, B**., Massey, C., Archibald, G., & Wartman, J. (2019). Rockfall activity rates following the Canterbury New Zealand Earthquake Sequence. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Develop 76. Xie, Y., **Leshchinsky, B**., Ganesh, R., & Sahoo, J. P. (2016). Discussion: Active earth pressures from a log-spiral slip surface with arching effect. Géotechnique Letters, 6(3), 241–243. 75. Abdollahi, Masood, Moghaddas Tafreshi, S. N., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2021). Protection of buried utilities against repeated loading: Application of geogrid-EPS geofoam system. International Journal of Geomechanics, 21(9), 04021158. 74. Yang, S., Ci, W., **Leshchinsky, B**., Cui, K., & Zhang, F. (2021). Scale effects on the ultimate bearing capacity of rectangular footings placed on slopes. Computers and Geotechnics, 137, 104254. 73. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Ambauen, S., & Xie, Y. (2015). Effects of Surcharge Location on Serviceability of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Abutments. In From Fundamentals to Applications in Geotechnics (pp. 1009–1016). IOS Press. 72. Rengers, F. K., Rapstine, T. D., Olsen, M., Allstadt, K. E., Iverson, R. M., **Leshchinsky, B**., … Smith, J. B. (2021). Using high sample rate lidar to measure debris-flow velocity and surface geometry. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 71. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Lehmann, P., & Or, D. (2021). Enhanced Rainfall-Induced Shallow Landslide Activity Following Seismic Disturbance--From Triggering to Healing. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 126(1), e2020JF005669. 70. Abdollahi, Masood, Vahedifard, F., Abed, M., & **Leshchinsky, B**. A. (2021). Effect of tension crack formation on active earth pressure encountered in unsaturated retaining wall backfills. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineerin 69. Lehmann, P., **Leshchinsky, B**., Gupta, S., Mirus, B. B., Bickel, S., Lu, N., & Or, D. (2021). Clays are not created equal: How clay mineral type affects soil parameterization. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(20), e2021GL095311. 68. Bunn, M., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Olsen, M. J. (2020b). Geologic trends in shear strength properties inferred through three-dimensional back analysis of landslide inventories. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 125(9), e2019JF005461. 67. Belart, F., Wimer, J., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). Guidelines for safe multi-stump and deadman anchors. 66. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Berg, R., Liew, W., Kawakami-Selin, M., Moore, J., Brown, S., … Wayne, M. (2020). Characterization of geogrid mechanical and chemical properties from a thirty-six year old mechanically-stabilized earth wall. Geotextiles and 65. Bunn, M., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Olsen, M. J. (2020a). Estimates of three-dimensional rupture surface geometry of deep-seated landslides using landslide inventories and high-resolution topographic data. Geomorphology, 367, 107332. 64. Alberti, Stefano, Senogles, A., Kingen, K., Booth, A., Castro, P., DeKoekkoek, J., … **Leshchinsky, B**. (2020). The Hooskanaden Landslide: historic and recent surge behavior of an active earthflow on the Oregon Coast. Landslides, 17, 2589–2602. 63. **Leshchinsky, Ben** A., Mason, H. B., Olsen, M. J., Gillins, D. T., Shukla, S. K., & Sahoo, P. P. (2020). Lateral spreading within a limit equilibrium framework: Newmark’s sliding blocks with degrading yield accelerations. Géotechnique, 70(6), 62. Yang, S., **Leshchinsky, B**., Cui, K., Zhang, F., & Gao, Y. (2021). Influence of failure mechanism on seismic bearing capacity factors for shallow foundations near slopes. Géotechnique, 71(7), 594–607. 61. Green, P. Q., Chung, W., **Leshchinsky, B**., Belart, F., Sessions, J., Fitzgerald, S. A., … Garland, J. J. (2020). Insight into the productivity, cost and soil impacts of cable-assisted harvester-forwarder thinning in western Oregon. Forest Sci 60. Belart, F., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Wimer, J. (2020). Deadman anchoring design for cable logging: a new approach. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 50(3), 342–357. 59. Yang, S., Gao, Y., **Leshchinsky, B**., Cui, K., & Zhang, F. (2020). Internal stability analysis of reinforced convex highway embankments considering seismic loading. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 48(3), 221–229. 58. Babbel, B. J., Olsen, M. J., Che, E., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Simpson, C., & Dafni, J. (2019). Evaluation of uncrewed aircraft systems’ LiDAR data quality. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(12), 532. 57. Yang, S., **Leshchinsky, B**., Cui, K., Zhang, F., & Gao, Y. (2019). Unified approach toward evaluating bearing capacity of shallow foundations near slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(12), 04019110. 56. Rengers, F. K., Rapstine, T. D., Allstadt, K. E., Olsen, M., Bunn, M., Iverson, R. M., … Others. (2019). Real-time monitoring of debris-flow velocity and mass deformation from field experiments with high sample rate lidar and video. Associat 55. Xie, Yonggui, **Leshchinsky, B**., & Han, J. (2019). Evaluation of bearing capacity on geosynthetic-reinforced soil structures considering multiple failure mechanisms. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(9), 04019040. 54. Yang, K. H., Nguyen, T. S., Li, Y. H., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). Performance and design of reinforced slopes considering regional hydrological conditions. Geosynthetics International, 26(5), 451–473. 53. **Leshchinsky, Ben**. (2019). Quantifying the influence of failure surface asperities on the basal shear resistance of translational landslides. Landslides, 16(7), 1375–1383. 52. Abdollahi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S. N., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). Experimental-numerical assessment of geogrid-EPS systems for protecting buried utilities. Geosynthetics International, 26(4), 333–353. 51. Mathews, Nicolas, **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Olsen, M. J., & Klar, A. (2019). Spatial distribution of yield accelerations and permanent displacements: A diagnostic tool for assessing seismic slope stability. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 50. Hossley, A., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). Stability and failure geometry of slopes with spatially varying undrained shear strength. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(5), 06019002. 49. Bunn, M. D., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Olsen, M. J., & Booth, A. (2019). A simplified, object-based framework for efficient landslide inventorying using LIDAR digital elevation model derivatives. Remote Sensing, 11(3), 303. 48. Stockton, E., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Olsen, M. J., & Evans, T. M. (2019). Influence of both anisotropic friction and cohesion on the formation of tension cracks and stability of slopes. Engineering Geology, 249, 31–44. 47. Belart, F., **Leshchinsky, B**., Sessions, J., Chung, W., Green, P., Wimer, J., & Morrissette, B. (2019). Sliding stability of cable-assisted tracked equipment on steep slopes. Forest Science, 65(3), 304–311. 46. Moghaddas Tafreshi, S. N., Rahimi, M., Dawson, A. R., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). Cyclic and post-cycling anchor response in geocell-reinforced sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 56(11), 1700–1718. 45. **Leshchinsky, Ben** A., Booth, A. M., Glover-Cutter, K. M., Mohney, C., Olsen, M. J., & Roering, J. J. (2018). Prepare for Cascadia’s next earthquake. Science, 362(6418), 1007–1007. 44. Stockton, E., **Leshchinsky, B**., Xie, Y., Olsen, M. J., & Leshchinsky, D. (2018). Limit equilibrium stability analysis of layered slopes: A generalized approach. Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, 5, 366–378. 43. Hung, C., Lin, G.-W., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Kuo, H.-L. (2019). Extracting region-specific runout behavior and rainfall thresholds for massive landslides using seismic records: a case study in southern Taiwan. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and 42. Mancuso, A., Belart, F., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2018). Operative loading in cable yarding systems: field observations of static and dynamic tensions in mobile anchor systems. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 48(11), 1406–1410. 41. Mancuso, A., Belart, F., **Leshchinsky, B**., Russell, M. L., & Kiser, J. D. (2018). Behavior and assessment of mobile anchors in cable yarding systems. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 48(11), 1382–1387. 40. Rahimi, M., Tafreshi, S. N. M., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Dawson, A. R. (2018). Experimental and numerical investigation of the uplift capacity of plate anchors in geocell-reinforced sand. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 46(6), 801–816. 39. Rahimi, M., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Moghaddas Tafreshi, S. N. (2018). Assessing the ultimate uplift capacity of plate anchors in geocell-reinforced sand. Geosynthetics International, 25(6), 612–629. 38. Hung, C., Liu, C.-H., Lin, G.-W., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2019). The Aso-Bridge coseismic landslide: a numerical investigation of failure and runout behavior using finite and discrete element methods. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Envir 37. Xie, Yonggui, Satyal, S. R., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2018). Evaluation of reinforcement layout on the serviceability of MSE walls supporting footings. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Ground Improvement, 171(4), 232–243. 36. Satyal, S. R., **Leshchinsky, B**., Han, J., & Neupane, M. (2018). Use of cellular confinement for improved railway performance on soft subgrades. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 46(2), 190–205. 35. **Leshchinsky, Ben** A. (2018). Nested Newmark model to calculate the post-earthquake profile of slopes. Engineering Geology, 233, 139–145. 34. **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Mason, H. B., Olsen, M. J., & Gillins, D. T. (2018). Lateral spreading within a limit equilibrium framework: Newmark sliding blocks with degrading yield accelerations. Géotechnique, 68(8), 699–712. 33. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Olsen, M. J., Mohney, C., Glover-Cutter, K., Crook, G., Allan, J., … Mathews, N. (2017). Mitigating coastal landslide damage. Science, 357(6355), 981–982. 32. Leshchinsky, D., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Leshchinsky, O. (2017). Limit state design framework for geosynthetic-reinforced soil structures. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 45(6), 642–652. 31. Xie, Yonggui, & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2017). Ultimate bearing capacity near slopes: Transition from a Bearing Capacity Problem to a Slope Stability Problem. In Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 (pp. 255–263). 30. Hess, D. M., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Bunn, M., Benjamin Mason, H., & Olsen, M. J. (2017). A simplified three-dimensional shallow landslide susceptibility framework considering topography and seismicity. Landslides, 14, 1677–1697. 29. Gaidzik, Krzysztof, Ramírez-Herrera, M. T., Bunn, M., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Olsen, M., & Regmi, N. R. (2017). Landslide manual and automated inventories, and susceptibility mapping using LIDAR in the forested mountains of Guerrero, Mexico. Geo 28. Belart, F., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Sessions, J. (2017). Finite element analysis to predict in-forest stored harvest residue moisture content. Forest Science, 63(4), 362–376. 27. Belart, F., Sessions, J., **Leshchinsky, B**., & Murphy, G. (2017). Economic implications of moisture content and logging system in forest harvest residue delivery for energy production: a case study. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 47(4), 26. Wang, L., **Leshchinsky, B**., Evans, T. M., & Xie, Y. (2017). Active and passive arching stresses in c′-φ′ soils: A sensitivity study using computational limit analysis. Computers and Geotechnics, 84, 47–57. 25. Sessions, J., **Leshchinsky, B**., Chung, W., Boston, K., & Wimer, J. (2016). Theoretical stability and traction of steep slope tethered feller-bunchers. Forest Science, 63(2), 192–200. 24. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, & Xie, Y. (2017). Bearing capacity for spread footings placed near c′-φ′ slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 143(1), 06016020. 23. Xie, Yonggui, **Leshchinsky, B**., & Yang, S. (2016). Evaluating reinforcement loading within surcharged segmental block reinforced soil walls using a limit state framework. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44(6), 832–844. 22. Zhang, F., Leshchinsky, D., Baker, R., Gao, Y., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2016). Implications of variationally derived 3D failure mechanism. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 40(18), 2514–2531. 21. Yang, S., **Leshchinsky, B**., Zhang, F., & Gao, Y. (2016). Required strength of geosynthetic in reinforced soil structures supporting spread footings in three dimensions. Computers and Geotechnics, 78, 72–87. 20. Xie, Y., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2016). Active earth pressures from a log-spiral slip surface with arching effects. Géotechnique Letters, 6(2), 149–155. 19. Vahedifard, F., Mortezaei, K., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Leshchinsky, D., & Lu, N. (2016a). Role of suction stress on service state behavior of geosynthetic-reinforced soil structures. Transportation Geotechnics, 8, 45–56. 18. Ambauen, S., **Leshchinsky, B**., Xie, Y., & Rayamajhi, D. (2016). Service-state behavior of reinforced soil walls supporting spread footings: a parametric study using finite-element analysis. Geosynthetics International, 23(3), 156–170. 17. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Evans, T. M., & Vesper, J. (2016). Microgrid inclusions to increase the strength and stiffness of sand. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44(2), 170–177. 16. Gao, Y., Yang, S., Zhang, F., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2016). Three-dimensional reinforced slopes: Evaluation of required reinforcement strength and embedment length using limit analysis. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44(2), 133–142. 15. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Vahedifard, F., Koo, H.-B., & Kim, S.-H. (2015). Yumokjeong Landslide: an investigation of progressive failure of a hillslope using the finite element method. Landslides, 12, 997–1005. 14. Vahedifard, F., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Mortezaei, K., & Lu, N. (2015). Active earth pressures for unsaturated retaining structures. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 141(11), 04015048. 13. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, & Ambauen, S. (2015). Limit equilibrium and limit analysis: comparison of benchmark slope stability problems. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 141(10), 04015043. 12. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, Sessions, J., & Wimer, J. (2015). Analytical design for mobile anchor systems. International Journal of Forest Engineering, 26(1), 10–23. 11. **Leshchinsky, Ben**. (2015). Bearing capacity of footings placed adjacent to c′-φ′ slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 141(6), 04015022. 10. Xie, Yonggui, & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2015). MSE walls as bridge abutments: Optimal reinforcement density. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 43(2), 128–138. 9. Zhang, F., Leshchinsky, D., Gao, Y., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2014). Required unfactored strength of geosynthetics in reinforced 3D slopes. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 42(6), 576–585. 8. **Leshchinsky, Ben** A., Olsen, M. J., & Tanyu, B. F. (2015). Contour Connection Method for automated identification and classification of landslide deposits. Computers & Geosciences, 74, 27–38. 7. Ruan, X., Leshchinsky, D., & **Leshchinsky, B**. A. (2015). Global stability of bilinear reinforced slopes. Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, 2, 34–46. 6. **Leshchinsky, Ben**. (2014a). Limit analysis optimization of design factors for mechanically stabilized earth wall-supported footings. Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, 1, 111–128. 5. Vahedifard, F., **Leshchinsky, B**. A., Sehat, S., & Leshchinsky, D. (2014). Impact of cohesion on seismic design of geosynthetic-reinforced earth structures. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(6), 04014016. 4. Leshchinsky, D., Vahedifard, F., & **Leshchinsky, B**. A. (2012). Revisiting bearing capacity analysis of MSE walls. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 34, 100–107. 3. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, & Ling, H. I. (2013b). Numerical modeling of behavior of railway ballasted structure with geocell confinement. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 36, 33–43. 2. **Leshchinsky, Ben**, & Ling, H. (2013a). Effects of geocell confinement on strength and deformation behavior of gravel. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(2), 340–352. 1. Ling, H. I., Wu, M.-H., Leshchinsky, D., & **Leshchinsky, B**. (2009). Centrifuge modeling of slope instability. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 135(6), 758–767. **MULTIMEDIA** **AASHTO Bearing Capacity on Slopes.** Calculator for Interpolating Bearing Capacity Coefficients for Footings on Slopes. Corresponds to AASHTO Code and Leshchinsky (2015) and Leshchinsky and Xie (2016). Find the spreadsheet here. **M**obile **A**nchors for **C**able Logging **S**ystems (MACS) 1.0 - Anchor Capacity Calculator App. For educational purposes only. Find the Droid version here. Find the iOS version here. **REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS ** **Leshchinsky, B.** Contour Connection Method: A Semi-Automated Method for Hazard Mapping using LiDAR. International Landslide Symposium. Naples, Italy. June 12th, 2016. - Xie. Y. and
**Leshchinsky, B.** (2016). Optimized Reinforcement Application for Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structures Supporting Surcharge Loading. Geo-Americas 3rd Pan-American Conference On Geosynthetics. Buenos Aires, Argentina. September 13th, 2016. - Xie. Y. and
**Leshchinsky, B.** (2016). Service-State Behavior of Segmental MSE Walls: Evaluation of Design Factors Using Finite Element Analyses. ASCE Geotechnical and Structural Congress, Phoenix, AZ. February 14th, 2016. - Xie, Y. and
**Leshchinsky, B.** (2015) Optimization of Reinforcement Placement and Spacing for MSE Walls. Proceedings of Geosynthetics 2015. Portland, OR. - Ambauen, S. and
**Leshchinsky, B.** (2015) Numerical Simulation of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls under Surcharge Loading. Proceedings of Geosynthetics 2015. Portland, OR. **Leshchinsky, B.,** Ambauen, S. and Y. Xie. (2015) Effects of Surcharge Location on Serviceability of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Abutments. Proceedings of the XV PanAmerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Buenos Aires, Argentina. **Leshchinsky, B.**. Maximum Tensile Loads in Reinforcements for MSE Walls: A Comprehensive Stability Check Revisited with Limit Analysis. Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2014. **Leshchinsky, B.**. Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls: Parametric Study of Reinforcement Tensile Loads under Limit State. Proceedings of International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures 2013. **Leshchinsky, B.**. Comparison of Limit Equilibrium and Limit Analysis for Complex Slopes. Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2013. **Leshchinsky, B.**. Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls: Parametric Study of Reinforcement Tensile Loads under Limit State. Proceedings of International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures 2013. In press. **Leshchinsky, B.**. Enhancing Ballast Performance Using Geocell Confinement. Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011. Pp 4693-4072 (2011). **Leshchinsky, B.** and H. Ling. Revisiting Deformation Analysis for the Kansai International Airport. Proceedings of the Fourth Biot Conference on Poromechanics. Pp. 1071-1076 (2009). | |