Civil and Environmental EngineeringWestern Engineering

Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. McKee*, J.L., Binns, A.D., Helsten, M., Shifflett, M. Evaluation of gauge-radar merging methods in the Upper Thames River basin in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Submitted to Hydrological Processes (Manuscript ID: HYP-15-0454).

  2. Gunsolus*, E.H., Binns, A.D. Morphological response of stream beds to unsteady flow events: a review of recent laboratory experiments. Submitted to Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (Manuscript ID: ESP-15-0135).

  3. McKee*, J.L., Binns, A.D. A review of gauge-radar merging methods for quantitative precipitation estimation in hydrology. Accepted to Canadian Water Resources Journal (Manuscript ID: TCWR-2014-0082.R2).

  4. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Meandering bed development time: formulation and related experimental testing. Advances in Water Resources, 81, 152-160, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.11.007.doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.11.007.

  5. He, C., Scott, E., Graham, M., Binns, A.D. Measurement and numerical modeling studies of the highest bottom shear stress in Randle Reef area. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41(9), 828-838, 2014.

  6. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Rate of growth and other features of the temporal development of pool- bar complexes in meandering streams. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 137(12), 1565-1575, 2011.

  7. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. On the quantification of the bed development time of alluvial meandering streams. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 135(5): 350-360, 2009.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. A predictive equation for the bed development time in alluvial meandering streams. In Proceedings of 35th Congress of IAHR (International Association for Hydro- Environment Engineering and Research), 8-13 September, Chengdu, China, 2013.
  2. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Development time of equilibrium bed topography in shallow meandering flows. In Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Shallow Flows (hosted by IIHR Hydroscience & Engineering), 4-6 June, Iowa City, USA, 2012.
  3. da Silva, A.M.F., Binns, A.D. Meandering bed development time: a first approach to the problem through dimensional considerations and experiments. In Proceedings of 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Division of IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research), 21-24 February, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010.
  4. da Silva, A.M.F., Binns, A.D. On the resistance to flow of alluvial meandering streams. In Proceedings of 33rd Congress of IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research), 9-14 August, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.
  5. da Silva, A.M.F., Binns, A.D. On the time development of the bed of alluvial meandering streams. In Proceedings of 32nd Congress of IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research), 1-6 July, Venice, Italy, 2007.

Abstracts, Presentations to Professional Meetings

  1. da Silva, A.M.F., Binns, A.D. Cross-circulatory motion and related effect of width-to-depth ratio on the bed deformation in meandering streams. Submitted to M.S. Yalin Memorial Colloquium 2015: Fundamental River Processes and Connection Between Fluvial and Coastal Systems in a Changing Climate, 19-20 November, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, 2015.

  2. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Bed-load transport and resistance to flow in alluvial meandering streams. Accepted to Proceedings of 36th Congress of IAHR (International Association for Hydro- Environment Engineering and Research), 28 June-3 July, Delft – The Hague, the Netherlands, 2015 (Submission ID: 81519).

  3. Binns, A.D. Hydraulic and sediment transport processes in the north. High North Program Workshop (Managing the Water Hazards in a Changing Climate in the High North through Collaborative Networks), 12-14 May, London, Canada, 2015.

  4. Gunsolus*, E.H., Binns, A.D. River bed morphological adjustments in response to flood events of varying magnitude and duration. High North Program Workshop (Managing the Water Hazards in a Changing Climate in the High North through Collaborative Networks), 12-14 May, London, Canada, 2015.

  5. Brand*, J., Binns, A.D., Crawford, S.S. Evaluation of hydraulic zone of influence for planktonic entrainment at a cooling water intake structure in Lake Huron. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, 29 April-2 May, Montreal, Canada, 2015.

  6. Gunsolus*, E.H., Binns, A.D. Variation in river bed morphology and sediment transport rates during flood events. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, 29 April-2 May, Montreal, Canada, 2015.

  7. McKee*, J.L., Helsten, M., Shifflett, M., Binns, A.D. Application of gauge-adjusted weather radar for hydrology. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, 29 April-2 May, Montreal, Canada, 2015.

  8. Gunsolus*, E.H., Binns, A.D. Morphodynamic response of laboratory stream beds to unsteady flow events of varying magnitude and duration. 2014 AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, USA, 2014.

  9. McKee*, J.L., Binns, A.D., Helsten, M., Shifflett, M. Application of radar quantitative precipitation estimates. Showcasing Water Innovation in the Thames River. 2-3 December, London, Canada, 2014.

  10. Shah, I., Jin*, C., Binns, A.D. The effects of urbanization on water quality in Stoney Creek. 2014 IWEA (Indiana Water Environment Association) Annual Conference. 19-21 November, Indianapolis, USA, 2014.

  11. McKee*, J.L., Helsten, M., Shifflett, M., Binns, A.D. Gauge-radar precipitation merging methods for reliable flood forecasting. 21st Annual A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium, 18-20 November, Alliston, Canada, 2014. [Awarded 1st place in the Student Poster Competition]

  12. Binns, A.D. Stormwater management, flood forecasting and urban hydrology in Canada. High North Program Workshop (Managing the Water Hazards in a Changing Climate in the High North Through Collaborative Networks), 28-29 October, Oslo, Norway, 2014.

  13. Shah, I. Chen*, Y., Binns, A.D. Evaluating the performance of property-scale low impact development strategies in London, Canada. 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. 1-5 June, Portland, USA, 2014.

  14. Gunsolus*, E.H., McKee*, J.L., Brand*, J., Binns, A.D. Water resources and hydraulic engineering: Mitigating impacts to surface water environments. Western Environment and Sustainability Showcase. 6 March, London, Canada, 2014.

  15. da Silva, A.M.F., Binns A.D. Meandering bed development time: formulation and related experimental testing. M.S. Yalin Memorial Mini-Colloquium on Fluvial Eco-Hydraulics and Morphodynamics: New Insights and Challenges, 28-29 November, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, 2013.

  16. Overdyk, L., Binns, A.D., Gillis, D., Hanner, R., Crawford, S. An interdisciplinary approach to evaluate larval fish entrainment at water usage industries. 19th Annual A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium, 14-16 November, Alliston, Canada, 2012.

  17. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Predicting the time-scale of bed morphological adjustments in alluvial meandering streams. 15th Annual A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium, 19-21 November, Alliston, Canada, 2008.

  18. Binns, A.D., da Silva, A.M.F. Time-evolution and stability of the bed in sine-generated meandering streams: an experimental study. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 38(7), Philadelphia, USA, 2006.