Background and activities

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Wan, Ling; Magee, Allan Ross; Hellan, Øyvind; Watn, Arnstein; Ang, Kok Keng; Wang, Chien Ming. (2017) Initial Design of a Double Curved Floating Bridge and Global Hydrodynamic Responses Under Environmental Conditions. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Offshore Geotechnics; Torgeir Moan Honoring Symposium.
  • Górniak, Joanna; Tankéré, Marie; Delmas, Philippe; Barral, Camille; Watn, Arnstein; Hyrve, Oddvar; Dahl, Allan. (2016) Determination of pull-out strength and interface friction of geosynthetic reinforcement embedded in expanded clay LWA. Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Geotechnical Meeting.
  • Le, Thi Minh Hue; Christensen, Stein Olav; Watn, Arnstein; Christiansen, L.F.; Emdal, Arnfinn; Norem, Harald. (2016) Effects of deflection wall on run-up height of debris flow. Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice - Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides.
  • Bæverfjord, Maj Gøril Glåmen; Tangen, Håkon; Wold, Magne; Watn, Arnstein. (2014) Observations of condition and functionality of soil-filled geosynthetic bags for erosion protection purposes along an Arctic coastline. 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Berlin, Germany 21-25 September 2014; ICG 2014.
  • Watn, Arnstein; Finseth, Jomar; Delmas, Philippe; Górniak, Joanna; Pettersen, Tom Atle. (2014) Construction of retaining walls combining geosynthetic reinforcement and expanded clay lightweight aggregates. 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Berlin, Germany 21-25 September 2014; ICG 2014.
  • Finseth, Jomar; Bæverfjord, Maj Gøril Glåmen; Lothe, Arne Erling; Watn, Arnstein; Delmas, Philippe. (2012) Use of geosynthetics for coastal protection in Arctic areas. Proceedings of the 5th European Geosynthetics Congress.
  • Thakur, Vikas; Oset, Frode; Degago, Samson Abate; Aabøe, Roald; Watn, Arnstein. (2012) Transportation Infrastructure on Soft Sensitive Clays: Some Essential Aspects and Examples. Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (2nd ICTG), Hokkaido, Japan, 10-12 september 2012.
  • Oiseth, E; Thakur, V; Watn, Arnstein. (2009) Application of geosynthetics reinforcement in freezing thawing roads: A case study from Norway. Geotechnics of soft soils : focus on ground improvement : proceedings of the second International Workshop on Geotechnics of Soft Soils, Glasgow, Scotland, 3-5 September 2008.


  • Hoff, Inge; Watn, Arnstein. (2019) Design of roads using frost insulation materials – case study new E6 in Hedmark, Norway. 2019.