Published Books:

  • Marino, G.G., 1997, EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE: Inspection, Evaluation and Repair, L & J Publishing, Tucson, Arizona, 400 pp.

White Papers:

  • Marino, G. G., 2016, Use of Multiple Experts in Civil Engineering Cases, January, 2016. Click to Read
  • Marino, G. G., 2015, Effective Resolution of Construction and Environmental Cases, ABA Expert Witness Newsletter, Volume 10, March, 2015. Click to Read
  • Marino, G. G., 2014, Traits to Dig for in an Engineering Expert. Click to Read

Professional Articles, Papers and Reports:

2010-2017
  • Marino, G.G., Osouli, A., Zamiran, S. et al, 2016, Performance of a Pier Group Foundation in Swelling Rock, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, J, September 6, 2016.
  • Marino, G.G., Osouli, A., Elgendy, M., Karimpour, M., 2016, Utilization of Historical Subsidence Data for Attendant Damage Evaluation, International Journal of Geomechanics, July 26, 2016.
  • Marino, G. G., and Osouli, A.,2014, Large Fill Shrinkage and Instrumentation Along a Levee Enlargement, 2014 Geo-Congress: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, February 23, 2014.
  • Marino, G. G., Armaghani, B., and Posluszny, G., 2014,Group Behavior of a Deep Foundation in Swelling Rock, Geohazards in Transportation, Lexington, KY, August 5-7, 2014.
  • Marino, G. G., Armaghani, B., and Posluszny, G., 2014, Progressive Mine Instability and Subsidence Response: A Case Study, National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Program (NAAMLP) 2014 Conference, Columbus, OH, September 20-23, 2014.
  • Marino, G. G., Tutumluer, E., Elgendy, M. M., and Armaghani, B., 2013, Evaluation of As-Built Airfield Hangar Slab Capacity under Wide Body Aircraft. The Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, www.ejge.com, Volume 18, Bundle G.
  • Marino, G. G. and Osouli, A., 2013, Bank Instability Problems Associated With The Riverside Construction. 7th international conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Chicago, IL.
  • Marino, G. G., Armaghani, B.and Gautam, B., 2013, Stability Analyses and Remediation of Two Mined-Out Coal Seams Adjacent to a Building, 32nd International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV, July 30, 2013.
  • Marino, G. G. and Osouli, A., 2012, Analysis of Subsidence and Resulting Damage Over an Area for 3 Decades. 6th Congress on Forensic Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Marino, G. G. and Osouli, A., 2012, The Influence of Softening on the Mine Floor Bearing Capacity: A Case History. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. In-Press.
  • Marino, G. G. and Osouli, A., 2011, Failure Investigation of Olympic-Sized Swimming Pool, International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction, March 23-25, 2011.
  • Marino, G. G. and Osouli, A., 2010, The Influence of Softening on the Mine Floor Bearing Capacity: A Case History, 10th Annual Technical Forum on Geohazards Impacting Transportation in the Appalachia Region, August 3-5, 2010.
  • Marino, G. G. and Gautam, B., 2010, Mine Subsidence Damage during Construction of Medical Center and Remedial Measures Taken, 10th Annual Technical Forum on Geohazards Impacting Transportation in the Appalachia Region, August 3-5, 2010 and Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 16, June 2011.
2000-2009
  • Marino, G. G. and Mahar, J.W., 2009, Building Damage from Thawing of Frozen Soil, 14th Intermountain Conference on the Environment & 42nd Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Symposium Thursday, November 5, 2009.
  • Marino, G. G., Gamal, M., Malyala, V., 2009, Failure Analysis of a Construction Landfill, The Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, www.ejge.com, Volume 14, Bundle C.
  • Marino, G.G., 2008, "Undermined: Land Development Over Coal Mines", Sustainable Land Development Today, Volume 4, Issue 7, July/August 2008, p. 30-33.
  • Marino, G.G., 2008, "Developers Should Investigate Site for Old Coal Mines" published in Midwest Real Estate News, p. 21-22.
  • Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, Barenberg, J. Ernest, and Marino, G.G., 2008, A Proposed New Method for Roughness Quantification of Concrete Joints and Cracks, Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Marino, G.G., Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, and Mahar, J.W., 2008, Numerical Analysis of the Effect of Swelling Rock on Reinforced Concrete Piers, Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Marino, G.G., Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, and Malyala, Veeraja, 2008, Empirical Correlations of Longwall Subsidence Data for the Illinois Coal Basin, to be presented at 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA.
  • Marino, G.G. and Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, 2007, The Interrelationship of Design and Constructability of Soft Clay Slopes: A Case History, 18th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference of the ASCE, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Marino, G.G., Mahar, J.W., and Joon-Shik Moon, 2006, Compaction and Engineering Properties of a Weathered Rock Roadway Fill, ASCE 4th International Engineering & Construction Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Marino, G.G. and Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, 2005, Protection Measures Against Mine Subsidence Taken at a Building Site, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering Special Edition on Advances in Physico-chemical Stabilization of Geomaterials.
  • Marino, G.G. and Maksoud-Abdel, Mohamed, 2004, Effect of Clay Mineralogy on Subgrade Properties of Loessal Soil, 5th International Conference at Cairo University, Egypt.
  • Marino, G.G. and Widup, Z.R., 2003, Borehole Radar Determines Solid Coal and Mined-out Areas for a Construction Site, 88th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Denver, CO.
  • Marino, G.G., 2002, A Subsidence Engineering Investigation at the Wildlife Prairie Park, 19th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Lexington, KY.
  • Marino, G.G., 2001, Road Subgrade Properties of Loessal Soil in the Memphis Area, Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Marino, G.G., 2001, Long-Term Stability of an Indiana Coal Mine, 18th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Marino, G.G. and Gamal, M., 2000, Protection Measures Against Mine Subsidence Taken at a Building Site, 17th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Tampa, FL.
  • Marino, G.G. and Lumsden, S., 2000,, 2000, Site Development Over an Abanoned Coal Mine, Mining Engineering Magazine, October.
  • 1990-1999
    • Marino, G.G. and Sung-Hoon Choi, 1999, Softening Effects on the Bearing Capacity of Mine Floors, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, December 1999, 12 pp.
    • Mahar, J.W. and Marino, G.G., 1999, Long Term Subsidence Movements and Behavior of Subsidence-Damaged Sructures, 16th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Scottsdale, AZ.
    • Marino, G.G., 1999, Salt Mine Subsidence and Associated Damage: A Case History, 16th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Scottsdale, AZ.
    • Marino, G.G. and Mahar, J.W., 1999, Absolute Horizontal and Vertical Movements Measured from a Sag Subsidence, Third National Conference of the Geo-Institute of ASCE, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
    • Marino, G.G. and Sung-Hoon Choi, 1998, The Effect of Softening on the Bearing Capacity of Mine Floors, 15th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO.
    • Mahar, J.W., Marino, G.G., E. Murphy, and J. Farnetti, 1998, Subsidence Resistant Repair of a Block Basement, 15th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO.
    • Marino, G.G., Patel K.A., and Carr P.H., 1997, Mine Backfilling to Limit Surface Subsidence- A Case History, Vol. 106, A 95-184, September-December 1997, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy.
    • Marino, G.G., 1997, The Siting of a Prison Complex above an Abandoned Underground Coal Mine, 14th Annual National Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Austin, TX. Also published in ASCE Geotechnical Journal, October, 1998, Vol. 124, No. 10.
    • Marino, G.G., 1997, Releveling and Behavior of Strap Retrofitted Damage Test Foundations Exposed to Mine Subsidence, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, September, 1997.
    • Marino, G.G., 1996, Releveling and Behavior of Strap Retrofitted Damaged Test Foundations Exposed to Mine Subsidence, 13th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Knoxville, TN.
    • Marino, G.G., Patel K.A., and Carr P.H., 1995, Deep Mine Backfilling at the Wabash Valley Correctional Institution, Carlisle, Indiana. 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Gillette, WY, 15 pp.
    • List, D.F., Schotsch, J.G., and Marino, G.G., 1994, Remote Sensing of Abandoned Mine Works Using Downhole Radio Imaging Techniques, International Conference, ASSMR, Pittsburgh, PA.
    • Marino, G.G., 1993, Response of Pipeline to Mine Subsidence: Development of Modeling Procedures, Progress Report Nos. 1, 2 and 3, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Denver Research Center, 31pp.
    • Marino, G.G., 1993, Response of House Foundations During The Loma Prieta Earthquake, Third International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, St. Louis, MO, June 1-6, 5 pp.
    • Marino, G.G., and Gamble, W.L., 1993, A One Year Update of the Response of the Test Foundations to Longwall Subsidence, West Frankfort, IL., Report to The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund.
    • Marino, G.G., 1992, Approaching Earthquake Design and Repair of Residential Structures, National Earthquake Training Conference and Seismic Product Exhibit, Masonry Institute of Tennessee, Jackson, TN, Nov. 9-12, 1992, 41 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W.L., 1992, Testing of Cracked Wide Concrete Beams Retrofitted with Steel Straps: Analysis of Results, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 55 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Hardesty, B.M., and Gamble, W.L., 1992, The Response to Longwall Subsidence of Cracked Block Test Foundations Retrofitted with Steel Straps, West Frankfort, Illinois, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 94 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1992, "Reinforcing Block Foundation Walls", Masonry Construction Magazine, pp.185-7.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1992, Cracked Concrete Test Walls Retrofitted with Epoxied Steel Straps: Stiffness, Deformation, and Strength Analysis, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 47 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Bennett, W. R., and Gamble, W. L., 1992, Experimentation of Advanced Tilt Correction Methodology at West Frankfort IL, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 33 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1992, Bending of Retrofitted Test Foundation Walls, Conference on Composite Construction II, Engineering Foundation Conferences, Potosi MO, 16 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1992, Innovative Repair of Subsidence Damage, Third Workshop on Surface Subsidence Due to Underground Mining, Morgantown WV, 7 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1992, An Overview of the Geologic and Geotechnical Conditions in U.S. Coal Regions with Major Producing Underground Mines, Report to Midwestern Gas Transmission, Channahon, IL, 36 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1992, Bending Tests on Walls with Epoxy-filled Cracks: Analysis of Results, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 74 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1992, Cracked Block Test Walls Retrofitted with Epoxied Steel Straps: Stiffness, Deformation, and Strength Analysis, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 47 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Gamble, W. L., and Force, D. W., 1992, Testing of Vertical Steel Straps on Block Columns: Analysis of Results, Report to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, 36 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1991, Earthquake Damage Inspection and Evaluation Course for Residential Structures, Course pack and materials for Allstate Insurance Company, 149 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1991, Developing Technical Training Programs, Proceedings of the 1991 Frontiers in Education Conference, Purdue University, 5 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Gamble, W. L., and Hardesty, B. M., 1991, A Retrofit Technique for Residential Foundations Damaged by Mine Subsidence, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists, "Environmental and Geotechnical Challenges for the Decade", Chicago IL.
    • Marino, G. G., 1991, Foundation Design in a Subsidence Prone Area in Indiana, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists, "Environmental and Geotechnical Challenges for the Decade", Chicago IL, 11 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1990, Progressive Failure of the V-Day Mine and a Comparison With Other Similar Failures in Illinois, 9th Int'l Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV.
    • Marino, G. G., 1990, Subsidence Damage and Remedies, AEG Subsidence Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, 15 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1990, Engineering Ethics in Education, Proceedings of the ASCE 1990 National Forum on Education and Continuing Development for the Civil Engineer, Las Vegas, NV, 7 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1990, Repair and Strengthening of Subsidence Damaged Concrete Block Foundation Walls, Proceedings of the Fifth North American Masonry Conference, Urbana, IL, 12 pp.
    1980-1989
    • Marino, G. G., and Bauer, R. A., 1989, Behavior of Abandoned Room and Pillar Mines in Illinois, Int'l Journal of Mining and Geological Engineering, 11 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Bauer, R. A., 1989, Behavior of Abandoned Room and Pillar Mines in Illinois, SME Annual Spring Convention, Las Vegas, NV, 11 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1988, Long-Term Stability of Overburden Above Room and Pillar Mines in Illinois, Progress Report to U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minneapolis, MN, 46 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Mahar, J. W., and Murphy, E., 1988, Developments in Advanced Reconstruction Methodologies for Subsidence-Damaged Homes, ASCE Spring Convention, Nashville, TN.
    • Marino, G. G., 1988, Analysis of the Initial Collapse of the Overburden over Longwall Panels Using Subsidence Data, 7th Int. Conf. on Ground Control in Mining, West Virginia University.
    • Marino, G. G., 1987, Residential Handbook of Abatement and Reconstruction, Provisional Copy, Published by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund, Chicago, IL, 170 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Mahar, J. W., Powell, L. R., and Thill, R. E., 1986. Ground Subsidence and Structural Damage Over an Abandoned Room-and-Pillar Coal Mine at Hegeler, IL, Bureau of Mines Information Circular, IC Report 9072, 24 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1986, Long-Term Stability of Overburden Above Room and Pillar Mines, AIME Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO.
    • Marino, G. G., 1986, Interactions between Building and Subsidence Movements, Second Workshop on Mine Subsidence at West Virginia University.
    • Marino, G. G., and Funkhouser, M., 1986, Final Report on Mine Subsidence of the District 11 State Police Headquarters, Maryville, Illinois, Report for the Illinois Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council, 50 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Mahar, J. W., 1985, Subsidence Damaged Homes Over Room and Pillar Mines in Illinois, Report for Illinois Abandoned Mined Land Reclamation, Springfield, IL, 450 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Gamble, W. L., 1985, Behavior and the Resulting Damage of Homes from Sag-Subsidence in Illinois, International Journal of Mining Engineering, 34 pp.
    • Dobbels, D., Marino, G. G., and Mahar, J. W., 1985, Mine Subsidence at the Pistor Residence, Belleville, Illinois, Report for Illinois Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council, 50 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Devine, A., 1985, Mine Subsidence and Structural Damage, Hegeler, Illinois, from July, 1981 to February 1982, USBM Report, 45 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Cording, E. J., 1985, Geotechnical Aspects of Subsidence over Room and Pillar Mines in Illinois, 4th Conf. on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV, 9 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1985, Subsidence Damaged Houses over Illinois Room and Pillar Mines, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 435 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Mahar, J. W., 1985, House Damage Criteria for Sag-Subsidence over Illinois Room and Pillar Mines, AIME Trans., 6 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., and Mahar, J. W., 1984, Response of Homes to Sag-Subsidence over Illinois Abandoned Coal Mines, Annual AIME Meeting in L.A., CA, 18 pp.
    • Gibson, R. D., Schaefer, J, Mahar, J. W., and Marino, G. G., 1982, Building Response and Mitigation Measures for Building Damage in Illinois: SSA - Final Report, Final Draft for Subsidence Service Agreement AML-CSWR-8104, 45 pp.
    • Marino, G.G., Mahar, J.W., Dobbels, D.J., Kiesling, D.R., 1982, Mine Subsidence and Related Structural Damage, Hegeler, Illinois, Phase I and II-Final Report, Final Draft for Mining Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minneapolis, MN, 160 pp.
    • Gibson, R. D., and Marino, G. G., 1981, Mine Subsidence Laur Case: DuQuoin, Illinois, Illinois Abandoned Mined Lands Council, 8 pp.
    • Mahar, J. W., and Marino, G. G., 1981, Building Response and Mitigation Measures for Building Damages in Illinois, Proc. Workshop on Surface Subsidence Due to Underground Mining, W. Va. U., pp. 238-252.
    • Lundin, T. K., Marino, G. G., Wildanger, E. G., Mahar, J. W., and Leung, A. L., 1981, Procedures for Responding to Hazardous Subsidence Induced Structural Damage Events, SRT Final Report: July 1980 - June 1981, Prepared for the Illinois Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council, Springfield, 128 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., Mahar, J. W., Cording, E. J., Shively, J. E., and Lundin, T. K., 1980, Mine Subsidence and Related Damage in O'Fallon, Illinois, AMLRC Phase II Report, 100 pp.
    1970-1979
    • Mahar, J. W., Cording, E. J., Hunt, S. R., and Marino, G. G., 1979, Phase I Subsidence Report, O'Fallon, Illinois, AMLRC Phase I Report, 42 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1979, Characterizations of Elastic Vibration in Saturated Soils, Appendix to FHWA Final Report titled, "Acoustic Sensing System for Mapping the Soil-Rock Interface and for Detecting and Identifying Objects Under a Water Table", ENSCO, Inc. publication, 25 pp.
    • Rubin, L. A., and Marino, G. G., 1978, Engineering Geophysics Applied to Geotechnical Site Investigation; Presented 48th Ann. Meeting of Soc. Exp. Geophys., San Francisco, CA, Oct. 30, 1978.
    • Rubin, L. A., Fowler, J., and Marino, G. G., 1978,Research in Subsurface Site Investigation by Ground-Probing Sensors -- Phase II -- Multiple Borehole Radar, NSF (Interim and Final) Report, 110 pp. plus appendices.
    • Rubin, L. A., and Marino, G. G., 1978, Recorded Signatures of Actual 'Exposed' Discontinuities, NSF Workshop on Future Challenges of Site Characterization, Illinois, 21 pp.
    • Fowler, J., Rubin, L. A., Marino, G. G., 1978, A Study of Sensing Systems for Various Phases of Chemical Grouting: Task A Report, Prepared for Hayward Baker Company, ENSCO, Inc., 48 pp.
    • Rubin, L. A., Fowler, J., and Marino, G. G., 1978, Application of Prototype Borehole Ground-Probing Radar at the Forest Glen Research Site, Conf. on Site Exploration in Rock for Underground Design and Construction, Washington, D. C., 33 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1977, Bulletin of Geological, Geotechnical and Geophysical Data for the Proposed Forest Glen Station, FHWA Report, ENSCO publication, 34 pp.
    • Marino, G. G., 1977, Acoustic- Geotechnical Correlations, Appendix C of FHWA Phase I Report titled, "Acoustic Sensing System for Mapping the Soil-Rock Interface and for Detecting and Identifying Objects Under a Water Table", ENSCO, Inc. publication.