Publications

Peer-reviewed journal papers

  • Yildiz, A. and Stirling, R.A. 2021. Thermo-hydrological behaviour of green infrastructure: a comparative field and laboratory study. Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment 25, 100219. doi: 10.1016/j.gete.2020.100219.

  • Yildiz, A. 2020. Estimating the full range of thermal conductivity dryout curve. Géotechnique Letters 10(3), pp.419-423. doi: 10.1680/jgele.20.00055.

  • Stirling, R.A., Toll, D.G., Glendinning, S., Helm, P.R., Yildiz, A., Hughes, P.N. and Asquith, J.D. 2020. Weather-driven deterioration processes affecting the performance of embankment slopes. Géotechnique (in press). doi: 10.1680/jgeot.19.SiP.038.

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F. and Springman, S.M. 2020. On the dilatancy of root-permeated soils under partially saturated conditions. Géotechnique Letters 10(2), pp. 227-230. doi: 10.1680/jgele.19.00048.

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F. and Springman, S.M. 2019. An investigation of plant-induced suction and its implications for slope stability. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering 172(6), pp. 520–529. doi: 10.1680/jgeen.18.00218.

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2019. An assessment of plant-induced suction and its effects on the shear strength of root-permeated soils. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering 172(6), pp. 507–519. doi: 10.1680/jgeen.18.00209.

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2018. Determination of the shearing behaviour of root-permeated soils with a large-scale direct shear apparatus. CATENA 166, pp. 98–113. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2018.03.022.

book chapters

  • Graf, F., Bast, A., Gärtner, H. and Yildiz, A. 2019. Effects of Mycorrhizal Fungi on Slope Stabilisation Functions of Plants, in: Wu, W. (Ed.) Recent Advances in Geotechnical Research. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 57–77. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-89671-7_6.

peer-reviewed conference papers

  • Yildiz, A. and Stirling, R. 2020. Investigating green infrastructure as potential medium for ground heat exchangers. In: McCartney, J.S., Tomac, I. (eds.) 2nd International Conference on Energy Geotechnics (ICEGT2020). doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/202020506013.

  • Yildiz, A., Stirling, R. and Glendinning, S. 2020. Monitoring of thermo-hydrological behaviour in Green Infrastructure. In: Cardoso, R., Jommi, C., Romero, E. (eds.) 4th European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT2020). doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/202019501008.

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F. and Springman, S.M. 2020. Volume change behaviour of root-permeated soils under partially saturated conditions. In: Cardoso, R., Jommi, C., Romero, E. (eds.) 4th European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (E-UNSAT2020). doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/202019501007.

  • Yildiz, A., Askarinejad, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2015. Effects of roots and mycorrhizal fungi on the stability of slopes, In: Winter, M.G., Smith, D.M., Eldred, P.J.L., Toll, D.G. (eds.), XVI ECSMGE Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. ICE Publishing, 1693–1698. doi: 10.1680/ecsmge.60678.vol4.251.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Graf, F., Bebi, P., Braschler, U., De Cesare, G., Frei, M., Greminger, P., Grunder, K., Hählen, N., Rickli, C., Rixen, C., Sandri, A., Springman, S.M., Thormann, J.-J., von Albertini, N. and Yildiz, A. 2017. Pflanzenwirkungen zum Schutz vor flachgründigen Rutschungen. Birmensdorf. (pdf).

  • Rickli, C., Yildiz, A., Bebi, P. and Graf, F. 2017. Pflanzenwirkungen zum Schutz vor flachgründigen Rutschungen. Fachleute Naturgefahren Schweiz Agenda 2, 3-8. (pdf)

extended abstracts

  • Loveridge, F., Shepley, P., Stirling, R., and Yildiz, A. 2020. Harvesting Energy from Buried Infrastructure: current UKCRIC research. In: EGU General Assembly 2020, EGU2020-19412. doi: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19412.

  • Yildiz, A., Stirling, R.A, Walsh, C., Starkey, E. and Glendinning, S. 2019. Monitoring capabilities at the National Green Infrastructure Facility. In:Multi-scale Analysis of Slopes under Climate Change MUSLOC2019, 19-20 September 2019, Barcelona, Spain. (pdf)

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2018. An experimental investigation of plant-induced suction and its implications for slope stability. In: 5th Italian Workshop on Landslides (IWL 2018), 28 - 30 May 2018, Naples, Italy. (pdf).

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F. and Springman, S.M. 2018. Effects of biodiversity, plant age, and mycorrhizal fungi on the plant-induced suction and shear strength of root-permeated soils. In: EGU General Assembly 2018, EGU2018-1016. doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000321128.

  • Yildiz, A. and Graf, F. 2017. Linking plants, fungi and soil mechanics. In: EGU General Assembly 2017, EGU2017-14475. (pdf).

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2016. Effects of root characteristics and dilatancy on the shear strength of root-permeated soils. In: 4th International Conference on Soil Bio- and Eco- Engineering, 11-14 July 2016, Sydney, Australia. (pdf).

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2016. Effects of different vegetation types on the shear strength of root-permeated soils. In: EGU General Assembly 2016, EGU2016-17879. (pdf).

  • Yildiz, A., Graf, F., Rickli, C. and Springman, S.M. 2015. Effects of Dilatancy on the Shearing Behaviour of Root-Permeated Soil. In: EGU General Assembly 2015, EGU2015-8972. (pdf).