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The Deformation Monitoring of Dams by the Ground-Based InSAR Technique - Case Study of Concrete Hydropower Dam Orlík

Conference Paper (international conference)

Talich Milan


serial: International Journal of Advances in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, p. 192-197

action: International Conference on Disaster Management, Civil and Architectural Engineering (DMCAE-16), (Pattaya, TH, 20160428)

project(s): FR-TI4/436, GA MPO

keywords: GB InSAR, deformation monitoring, deformation analysis, Orlík

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abstract (eng):

GB InSAR technique plays an increasingly important role in determining the deformation of dams. The paper describes the use of GB InSAR technique for monitoring deformations of the Czech largest concrete dam Orlík on the Vltava river. After analyzing one month-long continuous measurement of the dam were detected non-linear movements. The relation between acting water level and resulting deformations were investigated in detail. The results confirm that GB InSAR technique is very suitable for monitoring deformations of this type of constructions. At the same time, the results may serve as a valuable source of data and information for further analysis in area of stability and for early warning systems.

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