BAYNES GEOLOGIC
Fred Baynes - Consultant Engineering Geologist
Capabilities

 

FRED BAYNES - CURRICULUM VITAE

 

DATE OF BIRTH : 9 August 1953 NATIONALITY : Australian, British

 

LANGUAGES : English (written and spoken fluently), Spanish (basic)

 

QUALIFICATIONS :

 

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Geology, Bristol University , UK 1974.

Master of Science, Engineering Geology, Imperial College , London , UK 1975

Diploma of Imperial College , Eng. Geology, Imperial College , London , UK 1975

Doctor of Philosophy, Newcastle University UK 1978, - "Engineering Characterization of Weathered Rock".

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS :

 

Australasian Regional Vice President, International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment.

Chartered Professional Geologist and Fellow, Geological Society of London .

Chartered Professional Engineer and MIEAust.

Member, Geological Society of Australia .

Member, Australian Geomechanics Society.

Member, International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment.

Member, Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, USA .

 

COUNTRIES OF WORK EXPERIENCE :

 

Algeria , Australia , Georgia , Hong Kong , Indonesia , Laos , Malaysia , Philippines , Tanzania , India , Japan , United Kingdom .

 

AREAS OF SPECIAL EXPERTISE :

 

Engineering geology, geological mapping, interpretation and geological model generation, site investigation and characterization, geomorphology and air photo studies, structural geology, rockfalls and landslides, karst, slope stability, soil and rock mechanics, geotechnical risk studies, dams, hydro power, underground works, quarries, heavy civil and mining projects, offshore projects, expert review, provision of expert opinion.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

 

1996 to date Consulting Engineering Geologist, Perth , Australia .

Involved in a wide variety of projects throughout the world as an expert engineering geologist, including review of major civil, mining and oil and gas projects, specialist advice on investigation, design and construction, and various research programmes. Projects include: expert review of hydro-power scheme for World Bank, offshore oil and gas infrastructure, investigations for pipelines and processing plants, regional landslide risk assessments, development of landslide risk management systems, rockfall barrier design, railway investigation design and construction, tailings dam investigations, construction materials, quarry assessments, underground works etc.

 

1994 - 1996 Principal Engineering Geologist, Golders, Perth , Australia

Engineering geological studies of mining and civil projects throughout Australia and overseas, including: open pit stability, mine feasibility assessments, rock slope investigation and design, underground works, dams, foundations, roads, rockfalls, landslides, risk studies, etc.

 

1990 - 1994 Consulting Engineering Geologist, Hobart , Australia

Expert review of hydro-power scheme for World Bank, assessment of mine in karstic limestone in World Heritage area, management of a large suburban landslide, investigation of mini-hydro sites, studies of coastal geomorphology, geomorphological analysis of road routes, mine shaft location, assessment of stability and impact of landfills etc.

 

1986 - 1990 Chief Geologist, Hydro Electric Commission, Hobart , Australia

Responsible for all aspects of the management and technical supervision of eight professional and seven sub-professional staff involved in the design and construction of two hydro-power schemes, the investigation of several hydro-power schemes, the maintenance of an extensive hydro-power system, and the provision of commercial consulting services.

 

1982 - 1986 Resident Geologist, HEC, Queenstown , Australia

Responsible on site for six staff involved in site investigation and construction supervision of two hydro-power developments including various major dams, underground works, surface works, roads, quarries, etc.

 

1980 - 1982 Senior Engineering Geologist, Coffeys, Sydney , Australia

Investigations of slope stability, foundations, groundwater, construction materials, landslides, coastal geomorphology, secondment to Dams Safety Committee.

 

1977 - 1980 Engineering Geologist, Wimpey Laboratories, London , UK

Investigations of land and marine foundations, landslides affecting road routes in mining areas, rock slope stability etc.

FRED BAYNES - PUBLICATIONS

 

Dearman, W.R., Baynes, F.J. & Irfan, T.Y., 1976, Practical aspects of periglacial effects on weathered granite . Proc. Ussher Soc. 3, pp 373-387.

 

Dearman, W.R., Baynes, F.J. & Pearson, R., 1977, Geophysical detection of disused mineshafts in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area, N.E. England. Quart. J. Engng. Geol ., 10, (3) pp 257-270,

 

Baynes, F.J., Dearman, W.R. & Irfan, T.Y., 1978, Practical assessment of grade in a weathered granite. Bull. Int. Ass. Engng. Geol ., 18, pp 101-109,

 

Baynes, F.J. & Dearman, W.R., 1978, Scanning electron microscope studies of weathered rocks: a review of nomenclature and methods. Bull. Int. Ass. Engng. Geol . 18, pp 197-204.

 

Baynes, F.J. & Dearman, W.R., 1978, The microfabric of a chemically weathered granite. Bull. Int. Ass. Engng., Geol ., 18, pp 90-100.

 

Baynes, F.J. & Dearman, W.R., 1978, The relationship between the microfabric and the engineering properties of weathered granite. Bull. Int. Ass. Engng . Geol ., pp 191-197.

 

Dearman, W.R., Baynes, F.J. & Irfan, T.Y., 1978, Engineering grading of weathered granite. Engineering Geology , 12, pp 354-374.

 

Macgregor, J.P. & Baynes, F.J., 1984, Geomorphological mapping of landslides in deeply weathered granite soils, Tazara Railway , Tanzania . Fourth International Symposium on Landslides , Toronto .

 

Wright R.J., Bermingham A.G. & Baynes F.J., 1987 Excavation of the Headrace Tunnel, King River Power Development. VI Australian Tunnelling Conference, Melbourne , Volume 2, pp 15-24.

 

Baynes F. J. 1996, Management of a Suburban Landslide , Proceedings of the Seventh Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics , Adelaide, Jaksa, Kaggwa & Cameron (eds) Institution of Engineers Australia, pp 948 953.

 

 

 

Baynes F. J. 1996, Where is Geotechnical Practice Heading - An Engineering Geologist's Perspective Proceedings of the Seventh Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics , Adelaide, Jaksa, Kaggwa & Cameron (eds) Institution of Engineers Australia, pp 948 949

 

Baynes F. J. 1997, Problems associated with geological characterisation for quantitative landslide risk assessment, Landslide Risk Assessment, Cruden & Fell (eds), Balkema, Rotterdam, pp 153 164.

 

Baynes F. J. & Lee M., 1998, Geomorphology in Landslide Risk Analysis , an Interim Report, Proceedings of the Eight International Congress of the International Association of Engineering Geologists , Vancouver, Canada, Moore D. & Hungr O. (eds) pp 1129 1136.

 

Baynes F. J. 1999, Engineering Geological Knowledge and Quality, Proceedings of the Eight Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics , Hobart, Vitharana & Colman (eds) Vol 1 pp 227 234, Institution of Engineers Australia.

 

Michael-Leiba M., Baynes F. J. & Scott G., 2000, Quantitative landslide risk assessment of Cairns, Australia, Seventh International Symposium on Landslides , Cardiff.

 

AGS sub-committee on Landslide Risk Management, 2000, Landslide Risk Management Concepts and Guidelines, Australian Geomechanics, Volume 35 No 1 pp 49 92.

 

Fookes P. G., Baynes F.J., and Hutchinson J.N., 2000, Total Geological History: A model approach to the anticipation, observation and understanding of site conditions, Invited Paper, Geoeng 2000 Conference , Melbourne Australia . This paper was the winner of the British Geotechnical Society (BGA) prize for 2000, being awarded for meritorious contributions to geotechnical science or practice.

 

Baynes F. J. 2001, Engineering geology of an embankment dam on a hazardous karst foundation, New Zealand Geotechnical Society 2001 Symposium - Engineering and Development in Hazardous Terrain, Proceedings of Technical Groups Vol 29 , The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.

 

Fookes P. G., Baynes F.J., and Hutchinson J.N., 2001, Total Geological History: A model approach to understanding site conditions, Ground Engineering Vol 34 No 3 pp 42 - 47

 

Davison L., Fookes P. G., and Baynes, F. J., 2002, Total Geological History: A web-based modelling approach to the anticipation, observation and understanding of site conditions, (in press).

 

Stewart I. E., Baynes F. J. and Lee I. K., 2002, The RTA Guide to Slope Risk Analysis Version3.1, Australian Geomechanics, Volume 37 No 2 pp 115 - 148.

 

Baynes F. J., Lee I.K., and Stewart I.E., 2002, A study of the accuracy and precision of some Landslide Risk Analyses, Australian Geomechanics, Volume 37 No 2 pp 149 - 156

 

Baynes F. J., 2002, Simple Landslide Hazard Assessment Techniques using Geomorphology and GIS, Engineering Geology for Developing Countries - Proceedings of 9th International Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment , Durban, September 2002, SAIEG, Pretoria, South Africa. Van Rooy, J.L. & Jermy , C.A. (eds), pp

 

Baynes F.J., Fookes P.G. and Hutchinson J. N. 2002 Discussion on "What is the matter with Geotechnical Engineering ?" by Atkinson J., Geotechnical Engineering 156 Issue GE3 pp 159 - 162.

 

Baynes F.J., 2003, Generic responsibilities of engineering geologists in general practice, Geotechnics on the volcanic edge - Proceedings of the New Zealand Geotechnical Society Symposium, Tauranga, March 2003, Engineers New Zealand, Proceedings of Technical Groups Vol 30.

 

Baynes F. J. and Hatheway A., 2003 Responsibilities of engineering geologists in practice Perspectives No 55 AEG News 46 (2) pp 13 - 15, Association of Engineering Geologists.

 

Baynes F.J. and Rosenbaum M.R., 2004, Discussion arising from the 1st Hans Cloos Lecture, by John Knill, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment , Vol 63 No 1 pp 89 -90.

 

Baynes, F.J., Fookes, P.G., and Kennedy, J.F. (2005) The total engineering geology approach applied to railways in the Pilbara, Western Australia, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment , Vol 64 No 1 pp 67 - 94.

 

Michael-Leiba M., Baynes F. J., Scott G., and Granger K 2005, Quantitative landslide risk assessment of Cairns , Australia , in Landslide Hazard and Risk , Glade T., Anderson M. and Crozier M.J. (eds), Wiley.

 

Baynes F.J., Griffiths J.S., and Rosenbaum M.S. (2006) The future of engineering geology in Culshaw M.G., Reeves H.J., Jefferson I. & Spink T.W. (eds) Engineering Geology for Tomorrow's Cities. Geological Society, London , Engineering Geology Special Publication, 22, 297 - 302.

 

Baynes F.J. (2008) Anticipating problem soils on linear projects, Problem Soils in South Africa , Keynote Address - Proceedings of the South African Institute for Engineering and Environmental Geologists, 9 - 21.

 

Baynes F.J. (2010) Sources of geotechnical risk, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 43, 1 - 13.

 

Baynes F.J., Moon A.T. and Gough J.A. (2010) Investigating the Kapit Landslide, Active Engineering Geology - Proceedings of 11th International Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment , Auckland, September 2010 (in press)