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Publicerad: 1 november 2011

November 15 - 17, 2011 at Luleå University of Technology

Workshop Schedule Tuesday, November 15

10:00 – 12:00


Entrance F13 or F18

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch Boassin, Centrumrestaurangen

13:30 – 14:30

Opening ceremony F 341

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee break F341

15:00 – 17:00

Key note speeches F341
  • Professor Roland Pusch: Use of clay for isolation of waste.
  • Professor Sven Knutsson: Landfill design in Arctic environment.
  • Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari: Landfills in arid environment.
19.30 Dinner Margaretas Värdshus Gammelstad

Wednesday, November 16


09:00 – 10:30

First Session

F 1031

11:00 – 12:30

Second Session


10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

  • Masashi Nakano, Raymond N. Yong and Roland Pusch: Cyclic water transfer in a top soil of landfill
  • Roland Pusch, Bo Malmborg, Bengt Sandell: Example of construction of very tight clay liners – the Högbytorp case
  • Hekmat S. AL-Daghastani: Using Reflection Anomalies to Detect Radioactive Contaminations in Nineveh Governorate Northern Iraq
  • Sabah Hussein Ali: Utilities of GIS and Remote Sensing Data in the Spatial Analysis of  the Radioactive Contamination Site in Nineveh Province

Co Chair: Professor Firas Jabbar Mostafa

  • Nadhir Al-Ansari, Roland Pusch, Sven Knutsson, Kadhim Almuqdadi: Effective isolation of radioactive military wastes in Iraq - a necessary humanitarian action
  • Laith Al-Taie, Nadhir Al-Ansari, Sven Knutsson: Hazardous Wastes Problems in Iraq: Suggestions for an Environmental Solution.
  • Kadhim Almuqdadi, Nadhir Al-Ansari: The waste of wars in Iraq: Its nature, size and contaminated areas.
  • Laith Al-Taie, Roland Pusch: Hydraulic properties of smectite clay

Chair: Professor  Anders Romelsjö
Co Chair: Professor Kadhim Almuqdadi

  • Lilyan Yaqup Matti: Depleted uranium Sources, Environmental behavior    and exposure
  • Nada Fadhil, Hussein M. Nasir, Rafaat Khalid: Radon exposure and risk of cancer in  Al-Najaf city – Iraq
  • Qi Jia, , Yi Huang, Nadhir Al-Ansari,Sven Knutsson: Dust emission from landfills due to mining operstions:A case study.

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Teknikens hus

14:00 – 15:30

Third Session F1031

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break


15:30 – 16:00

Fourth Session

F 1031


Chair: Professor Anders Brahme
Co Chair: Dr Batool Almousawi

  • Anders Romelsjö, Anders Brahme, Solvig Ekblad, Omid Beiki: Health effects from potential exposure to diluted uranium among immigrants to Sweden:  a possible study?
  • Ali A. Al-Taii: Short- and Long-Term Behavior of Depleted Uranium in the Environment of Southern Region of Iraq
  • Kadhim Almuqdadi: Depleted Uranium: Its nature, characteristics and risks of the Military Uses on Humans and the Environment.


Dinner Kulturens hus

Thursday, November 17


09:00 – 10:30

Fifth Session

F 1031


General Discussion


10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break


11:30 – 12:30

Sixth Session

F 1031




12:30 – 13:30


13:30 - 15:30

Optional Session