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Submissions from 2023

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 27.1 (2023)

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Reviving Old Mosul: 3D Modeling Aids Safe Clearance in Iraq, Erin Atkinson, Marc Dennehy, and Craig Locke

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Empowering Host Nation Counter-IED and Counter-Insurgency Efforts: Innovative Application of Ordnance Recycling, Lynna Banach, Commodore Roy Vincent T. Trinidad, and Captain Julien B. Dolor

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An Accessible Seeded Field for Humanitarian Mine Action Research, Jasper Baur, Gabriel Steinberg, John Frucci, and Anthony Brinkley

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Guide to the Ageing of Explosive Ordnance in the Environment, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 27.2 (2023), The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

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Computer Vision Detection of Explosive Ordnance: A High-Performance 9N235/9N210 Cluster Submunition Detector, Adam Harvey and Emile LeBrun

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Department of State's Quick Reaction Force: Twenty-Three Years of Service, Charlie Holloway

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How UAV LIDAR Imaging Can Locate and Map Minefield Features: Cuito Cuanavale, Angola, Katherine James, Gert Riemersma, and Pedro Pacheco

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 27.3 (2023), CISR JMU

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Integrated Cooperation in Implementing Firearm Deactivation Capabilities: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colonel Geir P. Novik

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When a Safety Measure Becomes a Risk Accelerant: Removing the Option to Blast-in-Place When Clearing Explosive Remnants of War, Lieutenant Colonel Geir P. Novik

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Ammunition Identification Guide for Ukraine: A Collaborative Project Amidst War, Lieutenant Perederii, Tony Salvo, and Drew Prater

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Ammunition Identification Guide for Ukraine: A Collaborative Project Amidst War (Ukrainian Edition), Lieutenant Perederii, Tony Salvo, and Drew Prater

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IMAS Levels of EOD & IEDD Qualifications, Drew Prater

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Mine Action in Support of Yemen's Peace Process, Josh Ridley

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Mine Action and Food Security: The Complexities of Clearing Ukraine's Agricultural Lands, Markus Schindler and Anthony Connell

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The Road Ahead: Clearance Toward Sustainability in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sean Sutton

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MAG Emergency Response: Digital Explosive Ordnance Risk Education in Somalia, Robin Toal

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 22nd edition (FY2022), US DOS PM/WRA

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Mine Action in Lebanon: Innovation, Learning, and Finishing the Job, Mark Wilkinson PhD

Submissions from 2022

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Explosive Weapons Use and the Environmental Consequences: Mapping Environmental Incidents in Ukraine, Linsey Cottrell; Eoghan Darbyshire, PhD; and Kristin Holme Obrestad

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Clear then Grow: Integrating Mine Action with Food Security in Northeast Syria, Katarina Cvikl Balić

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A Brief History of Mine Detection Dogs, Roly Evans

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How Can Mine Action Improve the Management of Free from Explosive (FFE) Items?, Roly Evans

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction, Issue 25.3 (2023), CISR JMU

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 26.1 & 26.2 (2022), CISR JOURNAL

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Open-Source Research and Mapping of Explosive Ordnance Contamination in Ukraine, Andro Mathewson

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 21st Edition (CY2021), U.S. Department of State

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The Deadly Legacy of World War II in Alaska, Kenneth Rutherford

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Mapping Unexploded Ordnance in Syria: Harnessing the Power of Open-Source, Hampton Stall, Jennifer Hudson, Evan Leendertse, Hari Prasad, Chris McNaboe, Rana Shabb, and Jonathan Robinson

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Ukraine: Through the Eyes of the People, Sean Sutton

Submissions from 2021

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Impact Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic on Humanitarian Demining in Colombia, Salomé Valencia Aguirre, Angela De Santis Ph.D., and Sebastián Tovar Jaramillo

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A Virtual Reality Application for the Training of Deminers, Lynn Al Khansa, Elias Bou Saada, Rachid Maalouf, Mohammed Al-Husseini Ph.D., Ali El-Hajj Ph.D., Mohammed Baydoun Ph.D., and Hassan Ghaziri Ph.D.

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How to Implement Drones and Machine Learning to Reduce Time, Costs, and Dangers Associated with Landmine Detection, Jasper Baur, Gabriel Steinberg, Alex Nikulin Ph.D., Kenneth Chiu Ph.D., and Timothy de Smet Ph.D.

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Mental Health: Taking a Proactive Approach to Support Staff in Mine Action, Laura Biscaglia, Abigail Jones, and Robert White

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Data-Driven Decision-Making in Southeast Asia, Mikael Bold and David Avenell

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Letter from the Editor: The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction Celebrates 25 Years!, Steven Costner

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: How Can Mine Action Programs Adapt to Our Changing Environment?, Linsey Cottrell and Carlie Stowe

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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Land Release and Stockpile Destruction Operations—Notes on a New Technical Note for Mine Action, Roly Evans and David Hewitson

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An Innovative Approach to the Mental Health Needs of Humanitarian Mine Action Personnel, Ken Falke; Bret A. Moore Psy.D., ABPP; and Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D.

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A Note from the Interim Director, Suzanne Fiederlein Ph.D.

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Landmine Clearance and Socioeconomic Development: A Study in Colombia, Oliver Ford, Amazia Zargarian, and Eric Keefer

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Afghanistan’s First Female Deminers: An Analysis of Perception Changes Among Deminers, Families, and Communities, GICHD

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The Sustainable Development Outcomes of Mine Action in Jordan, GICHD, Angela Hoyos Iborra, and Olaf Juergensen

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Applying "All Reasonable Effort" in the Falkland Islands Mine Clearance Programme: Encouraging Efficient, Confident, and Timely Evidence-Based Land Release Decision Making, David Hewitson and Guy Marot

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Exploratory Study on the Current Limitations of Personal Protective Equipment and the Potential for Innovation, Kyaw Lin Htut

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Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence in the Mine Action Sector, Martin Jebens and Rob White

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction, Issue 25.1, CISR JMU

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The Exploitation of Landmines in the Falkland Islands, Colin King

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Mechanical Equipment in IED Clearance: Observations from Iraq, Pehr Lodhammar and Mark Wilkinson Ph.D.

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Mine Action: The Early Years, Ian Mansfield

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Moving the Story Forward Utilizing Deminer Narratives to Increase Women’s Empowerment in Mine Action and Beyond, Brenna Matlock

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Explosive Ordnance Risk Education in Ukraine During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Anonymous n/a

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Unexplored Opportunities: Multi-Sector Strategies for Collaboration in Underwater Unexploded Ordnance Remediation, Chris Price

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Clearing the Mines 2021, Mine Action Review

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Mitigating the Environmental Impacts of Explosive Ordnance and Land Release, Mine Action Review

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Measuring Explosive Munitions Use with Open-Source Data: A New Tool for Enhancing Humanitarian Mine Action, Jonathan Robinson and Christoph Baade

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Past, Present, Future: Mine Action in Motion, Ambassador Stefano Toscano Ph.D.

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 20th Edition (CY2020), US DOS PM/WRA

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First Steps to Limiting Conflict Pollution in Central Vietnam, Allan R. Vosburgh

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Developing National Landmine Clearance Capacity in Ukraine, Nick Vovk

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The Elusive “Just Enough”: Re-inventing Explosive Hazard Clearance Management in Iraq, Mark Wilkinson Ph.D.

Submissions from 2020

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Improving the Prioritization Process of UXO Lao, Hayashi Ontoku Akihito

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A Real-Time Video-Streaming System for Monitoring Demining, Mohammed al-Husseini Ph.D., Masoud Alipour Ph.D., Hassan Ghaziri Ph.D., and Ali El-Hajj Ph.D.

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Badger, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Bearcat, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: HSTAMIDS, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Improved Backhoe, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Light Soil Sifter, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Long Handle Tools, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Medium Minewolf, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Mine Clearing Loader, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Minehound, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Mini Minewolf, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Multi-Tool Attachments, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Multi-Tool Excavator, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Orbit Screen, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Rebel Crusher, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: REX, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Scorpion, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Target Reaquisition and Positioning System (TRPS), U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: Terrapin, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

HD R&D Field Evaluation: The Severe Terrain Off-Road Menzi Muck (STORM), U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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HD R&D Field Evaluation: Traxx, U.S. Humanitarian Demining Research and Development

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A Twenty-Minute Walk Through Fallujah: Using Virtual Reality to Raise Awareness about IEDs in Iraq, Sandra Bialystok

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Developing a Sustainable National Training Capacity: Non-Technical Survey Training in Colombia, Marc Bonnet, Helen Gray, and Giulia Matassa

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Standardising Beneficiary Definitions in Humanitarian Mine Action (2nd Ed.), DanChurchAid, Danish Demining Group, The HALO Trust, Humanity and Inclusion, Mines Advisory Group, Norwegian People's Aid, and Swiss Foundation for Demining

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Mine Action 2020: Book of Papers, Centre for Testing, Development and Training Development and Training

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Disposal of Explosive Ordnance and Environmental Risk Mitigation, Roly Evans and Andy Duncan

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Time to Stem Lightweight Approaches and Focus on Real Minefield Data?, John Fardoulis and Xavier Depreytere

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Proof: How Small Drones Can Find Buried Landmines in the Desert Using Airborne IR Thermography, John Fardoulis, Xavier Depreytere, Pierre Gallien, Kheria Djouhri, Ba Abdourhmane, and Emmanuel Sauvage

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Community-Based Inclusive Development: Integrating Survivors into a Broader Victim Assistance System, Bernard Franck, Donna Koolmees, and Sarah French

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Explosive Ordnance in the Baltic Sea: New Tools for Decision Makers, Torsten Frey, Jacek Beldowski, and Edmund Maser

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Death Sentence to Civilians: The Long-Term Impact of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas in Yemen, HI

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Landmine Monitor 2020, ICBL-CMC

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To What Extent Could the Development of an Airborne Thermal Imaging Detection System Contribute to Enhance Detection?, Martin Jebens; Hideyuki Sawada, Ph.D.; Junjie Shen; and Erik Tollefsen

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The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction, Issue 24.2 (2020), CISR JMU

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HMA in the Gray Zone, Lt. Col. Shawn Kadlec

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Seventh Mine Action Technology Workshop: A Space for Innovation, Arsen Khanyan and Inna Cruz