Studies, report and country/region reports specific to landmines, UXO, IEDs – anything explosive and leftover.

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Submissions from 2016

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Success of Multi-tools in Mine Action: The Survivable Demining Tractor and Tools and the Mine-Clearing Survivable Vehicle, Tinh Nguyen and Charles Chichester

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Finding Legacy Minefields in the Jordan Valley, Jamal Odibat

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Logistics-Explosives-Safety, Rolf Oechslin and Jørgen Schneider

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Linking Mine Action and SSR, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 16th edition (CY2016), U.S. Department of State

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Afghanistan’s National Mine Action Strategic Plan (2016–2021), Mohammad Akbar Oriakhil

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Ukraine Responds to New Mine Action Demands, Sergei Pashinsky

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The UXO Sector in Laos, Titus Peachey

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The Operational Implementation of the International Humanitarian Demining Development Concept, C.J. Pearce

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Small Caliber De-Armers: An Answer to Explosive Acquisition Problems, Harold S. Pearson

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Mine Detection Dogs in Central America: An Optimum Technology?, Jaime Perales

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Performance Report -The Minebreaker 2000, Thorsten Peter

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IMSMA V3.0: Experiences From the ”IMSMA Diaspora”, Mohammed Qasim and John Walker

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The MineWolf Toolbox System: Ground Preparation to Mine Clearance, Heinz Rath

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MineWolf Flail and Tiller Machines: Testing the Differences between two Demining Technologies, Heinz Rath and Dieter Schröder

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Quality Assurance for Mined and Survey Areas, Heinz Rath and Dieter Schröder

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IMSMA® Version 4: A Collaborative Approach, Daniele Ressler

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Cluster Munitions and ERW in Lebanon, Daniele Ressler and Elizabeth Wise

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of Mobile Technology, Howard Rudat

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Report on the Hidden Explosives Workshop, Rovereto June 1999, S.H. Salter

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Map-Driven Platforms for Moving Sensors in Mine Fields, S.H. Salter and C.N.G. Gibson

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Roadmap for Mine Action Robotic Technology Development, Pedro Santana, António Mestre, José Barata, and Luís Flores

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Mine Injury Casualties Report from the Iraq-Kuwait DMZ, B.M. Schneider, V. Ehmann, M. Gebler, M. Pohlers, J. Bronnert, M. Schneider, V. Bartke, H. Woltering, and B. Domres

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The Demining of Farmland - Cost/Benefit Analysis and Quality Control, Peter Schoeck

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The Quantification of Safety and Risk: A Critical Review, Peter Schoeck

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The Southern African Development Community’s Technical Advisors Course, Salomon Schreuder and Kevin Bolton

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The MiSa 1, A Agricultural Machine with Demining Capabilities, Detlef Schulz

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GICHD Mechanical Mine Clearance Equipment Catalogue, Detlef Shroeder

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Observations on Recent Changes in the Northwest Cambodia’s Mine/UXO Situation, Michael Simmons, Mao Vanna, Soun Chea, and Noum Chay Roum

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Explosive Remnants of War in the Republic of Croatia, Drazen Simunovic

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Developing Safer Demining Handtools in Zimbabwe, Andy Smith

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Driving the HD Machine in the African Bush, Andy Smith

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IMAS and PPE Requirements, Andy Smith

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U.S. Humanitarian Demining in the Middle East, Stacy L. Smith

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Working from a Distance in War-Affected Libya, Nikolaj Søndergaard

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Finally, Safe Demining, Vinicius Souza and Maria Eugênia Sá

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Current Mine Action Situation in Afghanistan, Susanna Sprinkel

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Update: The Mine Action Situation in Afghanistan, Susanna Sprinkel

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Testing and Use of Demining Machines in the Republic of Croatia, Ivan Steker

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Landmine Impact Survey in the Republic of Yemen, Qadeem K. Tariq

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Minefield as a School Ground: The Tzur Baher Minefield Clearance Project, Bentzi Telefus

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From Kosovo to Afghanistan, Cluster Bombs Again, Fernando Termentini

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Koch Mine Safe and the Cordon Sanitaire Clearance Program, Henry Thompson

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Bridging the Gap Between Users and Developers, Jennette Townsend

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Pigs: A Demining Tool of the Future?, Jennette Townsend

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Magnetic Fragment Collection, James Trevelyan

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Technology Needs: Mine Clearance in Egypt and Jordan, James Trevelyan

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The Mine Action Process, James Trevelyan

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QR Hits a Homerun: Landmine-Detection Systems Based on Quadrupole Resonance Technology Show Progress, Peter Turner and Caroleen L. Williams

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Bombs Away: A Proactive Approach, Lisa M. Vanada

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Application of the Technical Survey in the Demining Process, J.J. van der Merwe

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Priority Setting for Mine Action, J.J. van der Merwe

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Steel Wheels in Mozambique, Johan van Zyl

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When an Explosion is Not an Explosion:: Detonating AP Mines without Explosive Charges with the AP Mine Neutralization Device, Frank E. Varljen

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Rats to the Rescue: Results of the First Tests on a Real Minefield, Ron Verhagen, Frank Weetjens, Christophe Cox, Bart Weetjens, and Mic Billet

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From the Field: Mobile Technologies for Mine Action, Torsten Vikstrom

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Mobile Technology in Mine Action: The Fulcrum Application, Camille Wallen and Nick Torbet

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Protection Against Secondary Fragmentation From AP Mines Based on Natural Fibre Composites, Paul Wambua, Marc Pirlont, and Ignaas Verpoest

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U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development Program Provides "Reach-In" Technology, Chris Wanner

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A Fresh Approach to Road Clearance Operations, Roger West

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Opportunities for an Integrated Demining Strategy in Rural Areas, U Weyl

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International Mine Action Standards: Future Development of PPE Standards, Adrian Wilkinson

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Demining During Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, John Wilkinson

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Quantum Magnetics Targets Landmine Explosives Using Quadrupole Resonance, Caroleen L. Williams, Peter Czipott, and Lowell Burnett

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Efficient Level 2 Surveys Using Mechanical Detonators: Returning More Land, Creating More Wealth, Saving More Lives, Daniel Wolf and Steven Barmazel

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Response to Bob Keeley’s Letter to the Journal of Mine Action, Daniel Wolf and Steven Barmazel

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TIRAMISU Final Technology Demonstration at SEDEE-DOVO, Yann Yvinec, Vinciane Lacroix, and Yvan Baudoin

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International Pilot Project for Technology Cooperation, George Zahaczewsky

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BOZENA 4 Mine Clearing Flail System, Marián Zimmermann

Submissions from 2015

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South Sudan: The Role of Bangladeshi Military Deminers, Md Tarek Abdullah

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Integrating ERW Programs: The Case for Consolidating CWD Activities, Mark Adams

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Clearance at Cultural Heritage Sites, Lindsay Aldrich, Suzanne Fiederlein, and Jessica Rosati

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Lateral-approach Methodology and HSTAMIDS, Clifford Allen and Shathel Fahs

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Jordan: Safeguarding Life and Promoting Development, Esma Al-Samarai and Stephen Bryant

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Building Mine-action Capacity through Management Training, Ben Anderson

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Clearance Operations in the Pacific Islands, Len Austin

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Clearing Areas Right; Clearing the Right Areas, Håvard Bach

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Thailand and Compliance with the APMBC: Mission Impossible... Or a Feasible Task?, Håvard Bach

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The Advanced Intelligence Decision Support System for the Assessment of Mine-suspected Areas, Milan Bajic

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Impact of Flooding on Mine Action in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia, Milan Bajic, Tamara Ivelja, Emina Hadzic, Haris Balta, Goran Skelac, and Zoran Grujic

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Forces Generated by the Free Fall of DEMICHAIN, Christian Baras, Bernard Gautier, Robert Goepfert, Jean-Pierre Hancy, and Rene Joeckle

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A Stand-off Seismo-acoustic Method for Humanitarian Demining, Marian Bechtel

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Making Land Release in Mozambique Operational, Antonio Belchior and Charles Downs

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Detecting and Classifying UXO, Laurens Beran, Barry Zelt, and Stephen Billings

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Land-release Policies and Human-security Complexities, Kjell Bjork

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The HALO Trust and HSTAMIDS, Chris Boshoff and Roger Cresci

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Post-conflict Impact Assessment in Cambodia, Ruth Bottomley and Phuong Ponha

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Space Assets for Demining Assistance, Thomas Bouvet

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New UXO Detector with Metal-discrimination Option, Jürgen Braunstein, Armin Merz, Markus Sautter, and Gerhard Vallon

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Intelligent Robotic Behaviors for Landmine Detection and Marking, David Bremmer, David Few, Curtis Nielsen, and Miles Walton

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Balkan Flooding Exacerbates Landmine Crisis, News Brief

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Ernest Konschel: Inventor of Early Mine Clearance Vehicles, News Brief

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Half of Nepali Minefields Cleared, News Brief

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Landmines in Croatia Pose Threat to Incoming Refugees, News Brief

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Nepal Declared Mine-Free, News Brief

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Republic of the Congo Is Mine-free, News Brief

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Tracense Develops New Explosive Detector, News Brief

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Using Plants to Detect Landmines, News Brief

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WWII Cleanup: Munitions Contaminate German Seas, News Brief

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Humanitarian Demining Requirements Workshop, Sean Burke