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Submissions from 2019

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Booby-traps and Anti-handling Devices: Common Tactics, Michael Cardash

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Contamination in Eastern Ukraine: Observations by OSCE, Edward Crowther

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Minefield Clearance and Casualties - Holland 1945 - Military Operations Research Unit Report No.7, Roly Evans

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Drones in the Desert: Augmenting HMA and Socio-Economic Activities in Chad, John Fardoulis, Xavier Depreytere, Emmanuel Sauvage, and Pierre Gallien

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Vietnam Ageing Study Management of Explosive Remnants of War (MORE), Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining

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Long-Term Risk Management Tools and Protocols for Residual Explosive Ordnance Mitigation (Vietnam), Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining and Vietnam National Mine Action Center

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National Capacities and Residual Contamination (Croatia), Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining and Croatian Mine Action Centre

Global Mapping and Analysis of Anti-Vehicle Mine Incidents in 2018, Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 23.2, CISR JOURNAL

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Collaborative Demining Training in Cambodia, Jorge Rivero and Tom Gersbeck

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The Challenges of Humanitarian Mine Clearance in Ukraine, Toby Robinson and Rosanna O'Keeffe

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Iraq Programme Report 2018, United Nations Mine Action Service

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Practical Notes on the Application of Thermite Systems in Mine Action, Robert Syfret and Chris Cooper

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IEDs and Urban Clearance Variables in Mosul: Defining Complex Environments, Mark Wilkinson Ph.D.

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IED Threat Consistency and Predictability in Fallujah: A 'Simple' Model for Clearance, Mark Wilkinson Ph.D.

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 2019, PM WRA

Submissions from 2018

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Determining the Value of UAVs in Iraq, Brad Alford, Edward Curran, and Shawn Cole

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Sepon Supports UXO Clearance in Laos, Saman Aneka and Micheal Valent

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Advanced Geophysical Classification of WWII-era Unexploded Bombs Using Borehole Electromagnetics, Laurens Beran and Stephen Billings

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Enhancing Humanitarian Mine Action in Angola with High-Resolution UAS IM, Inna Cruz, Luan Jaupi, Shadrack Kassanga Njamba Sequesseque, and Olivier Cottray

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The Effects of ERW Contamination in Sri Lanka, Jennifer Dathan

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Drones and "Butterflies": A Low-Cost UAV System for Rapid Detection and Identification of Unconventional Minefields, Timothy deSmet, Alex Nikulin, William Frazer, Jasper Baur, Jacob Abramowitz, Daniel Finan, Sean Denara, Nicholas Aglietti, and Gabriel Campos

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Lessons from the Past: The Rapid Clearance of Denmark’s Minefields in 1945, Roly Evans

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The Added Value of Integrating UAVS Into the HMA Toolkit, Shathel Fahs and Greg Crowther

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Shattered Lives and Bodies: Recovery of Survivors of Improvised Explosive Devices and Explosive Remnants of War in Northeast Syria, Médecins Sans Frontières

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Demining the Tajik-Uzbek Border: What Have We Learned from the Tajik Experience?, Henrique Garbino and Erkin Huseinov

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Drones Supporting Mine Clearance in Northern Sri Lanka, Oliver Gerard-Pearse

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Minefield Sketch Maps in Humanitarian Mine Action, Jesse Hamlin and Luan Jaupi

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Management of Residual Explosive Remnants of War in Cambodia Report, Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining

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Global Mapping and Analysis of Anti-Vehicle Mine Incidents in 2017, Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 22.1, CISR JMU

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Clearing Safe Spaces for Drought Affected Communities in Somaliland, Edward Lajoie and Megan Dwyer

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The Hybrid Thermal Lance: A Promising New Technique for the Destruction of Landmines and UXO by Deflagration, Donald Pratt and Nick Torbet

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Why is Water so Efficient at Suppressing the Effects of Explosions?, Stephen Salter and John Parkes

United Nations Improvised Explosive Device Disposal Standards, United Nations Mine Action Service

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PPE Development and Needs in HMA, Andy Smith

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 2018, PM WRA

Submissions from 2017

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 2017

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Recovering The Past: A Photographic Documentary Exploring Post-Conflict Reconciliation, Ian Alderman

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Developing a Hyperspectral Non-Technical Survey for Minefields via UAV and Helicopter, Milan Bajic, Tamara Ivelja, and Anna Brook

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Bridging a Critical Mine Action Information Management Gap: Complex Conflict Environments, Isam Ghareeb Barzangy

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Refining Explosive Safety Outreach, Geoff Carton and Laura Grindstaff

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Mine Action in Burma: Building Trust and Incremental Gains, Greg Crowther, Josephine Dresner, and Michael Dresner

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Interpreting Submunition Fragmentation Marks on Hard Surfaces for the Survey of Cluster Munition Strikes, Roly Evans

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The Collaborative ORDnance Data Repository (CORD): 2018 Upgrades, Roly Evans

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World War II Coastal Minefields in the United Kingdom, Roly Evans

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Mine Detecting Rats Make an Impact in Cambodia, Cynthia Fast, Håvard Bach, Paul McCarthy, and Christophe Cox

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Demining Programme Office in the Falkland Islands - Exploitation 2017, FENIX-INSIGHT .

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Clearing Landmines and Building Peace in Colombia, Vanessa Finson and Giovanni Diffidenti

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Prioritisation Policy, Procedures and Practices Relating to UXO Clearance in Lao PDR, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining

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National Capacities and Residual Contamination I Albania, Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining

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Do No Harm: The Challenge of Protecting Civilians from the IED Threat in South-central Somalia, Abigail Jones

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Military-NGO Partnerships: Lessons Learned for the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's HMA Mission in Vietnam, Shawn Kadleck and Richard Calvin

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Improvised Explosive Devices (IED): A Humanitarian Mine Action Perspective, Robert Keeley

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MEDIAWIKI: SUPPORTING IMSMA DOCUMENTATION, Dionysia Kontotasiou and Olivier Cottray

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MAG: Clearing Improvised Landmines in Iraq, Chris Loughran and Sean Sutton

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Effects of Weather on Detection of Landmines by Giant African Pouched Rats, Ian McLean and Rebecca Sargisson

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Using Mobile Geographic Information Systems to Improve Operational Efficiency, Data Reliability, and Access in Mine Action, Paul Rittenhouse and Lindsay Aldrich

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Making Ordnance Identification Available to Everyone, Howard Rudat

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Improvised Explosive Device Lexicon, United Nations Mine Action Service

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An APT Demining Machine, Andy Smith

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Using Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) in HMA, Andy Smith

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Black Adder Disruptors, Andy Smith and William Bagley

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21st Century Survey in Eastern Ukraine and the Use of Technology in Insecure Environments, Nick Torbet and Patrick Thompson

Submissions from 2016

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016

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Mine Action Technologies: Problems and Recommendations, M. Acheroy

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Background on the Mine/UXO Problem, Mohamed Ahmen

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Mobile Technologies: UXO Lao's Easy Sketch Map, Hayashi Ontoku Akihito

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Adapting the ERW Community to Combat IED Threats, Brad Alford and Michael Kennedy

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FIXOR: A New Approach to Neutralizing Landmines and UXO, C.J. (John) Anderson and A.W. (Bill) Bauer

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Low-level Ordnance Neutralization Using the ASLD System™, Floyd Artrip

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Mine Action Technology Now and In The Future: Is it realistic to expect great leaps forward in technology?, Håvard Bach

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Remote Explosive Scent Training: Genuine or a Paper Tiger?, Håvard Bach and Ian McLean

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Fusing Aerial Multispectral Imagery and High-Resolution Photography, Milan Bajic

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Survey of Suspected Mined Areas From a Helicopter, Milan Bajic

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In the Name of Humanity, Eddie Banks

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Spoiled Soil, Eddie Banks

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The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts, Dennis Barlow

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Low-Profile Disposal of U.S. Ordnance, Frederick L. Barthold

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LRC System Allows Remote Disposal, Frederick L. Barthold

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Humanitarian Demining and Robotics, Y. Baudoin, M. Acheroy, M. Piette, and J.P. Salmon

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GIS Helps Harvest the Dragon Seed, Jim Baumann

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Operation Enduring Freedom: The Role of Polish Engineers in Afghanistan, Boguslaw Bebenek, Hanna Madziar, and Wojciech Chyla

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Data Fusion for Mine Action Decision Support: An Example From Lebanon, Aldo Benini and Charles Conley

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The Sdok Kok Thom Integrated Demining Project, Paddy Blagden

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Standardized Testing of Metal Detectors, T.J. Bloodworth and A.J. Sieber

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CEN Workshop Agreements for Test and Evaluation of Humanitarian Demining Equipment, Franciska Borry

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ITEP Test and Evaluation of Humanitarian Demining Equipment, 2006, Franciska Borry

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UXO clearance in Gu+A1117am and the Pacific Islands is considered mostly "emergency removal." The Journal examines how improper disposal, fatalities and a lack of survey or accident data compounds the problem for this region., Ruth Bottomley

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Can Honey Bees Assist in Area Reduction and Landmine Detection?, Jerry Bromenshenk, Colin Henderson, Robert Seccomb, Steven Rice, Robert Etter, Susan Bender, Phillip Rodacy, Joseph Shaw, Nathan Seldomridge, Lee Spangler, and James Wilson

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Grab A Cup Of Coffee, Pull Up A Seat, And Have Your Credit Card Ready, Margaret S. Busé

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The $64,000 question: How are we going to remove all landmines in ten years?, Margaret S. Busé

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THE COMPACT 230 MINECAT, J. Barry Middlesmass Lockwood Beck LTD., Margaret S. Busé

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Mechanically Assisted Mine Clearance Operations, Greg Caison

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Power Tillers and Snails for Demining in Sri Lanka, Emanuela Cepolina

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Mine Resistant Boots, Jiri Chladek

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The Argument for Thermal Treatment: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chad Clifton

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Technology and its Use in the Mine Field, Geoff Coley

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Mine Detection Dogs: An Integral Tool in RONCO Mine Clearance Operations, RONCO Consulting Corporation

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International Conference Sheds Light on Mine Action Trends and Concerns, Jan Cornelis and Hichem Sahli