• Pending: Sirles, P., P. Schwering, and M. Truini*, 2015, Got Groundwater?, in Proceedings for the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists (AEG 2015 – September). *M. Truini (retired USGS Hydrogeologist)
  • Sirles, P, J.R. Sheehan, R.Gp., M. Vessely P.E., and K. Haramy P.E., 2014, Caliche – The Desert Conundrum Defining it from a Seismic Perspective, in Proceedings for the AEG 2014, Scottsdale, AZ (September). 
  • Sirles, P. D. Sack P.E., S. Walker P.E., and W. White, 2014, Improving Construction Safety along Highway US-34 Post September 2013 Flooding, in Proceedings for the Highway Geology Symposium (HGS 2014), Laramie WY (July).
  • Sirles, P., 2013, Application of Near-Surface Geophysics ‘When No One Thought You Could … or Should’, Keynote Address and in Proceedings for the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicist (ASEG 2013), Melbourne, Australia (August).
  • JB Shawver, and P. Sirles, 2013, Time-Lapse (4D) Monitoring of Dams and Levees with State-of-the-Art Geophysical Methods, in Proceedings for the Workshop at the International Committee on Large Dams (ICOLD 2013), Seattle WA (September).
  • Pendrigh, N. P. Sirles, D. LaBrecque Ph.D., and P. Ivancie, 2013, A Phased Approach for Deep Tunnel Detection using Electrical Geophysics at a Gold Mine Remediation Site, in Proceedings for the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and  Environmental Problems (SAGEEP 2013), Denver, CO (March).
  • Markey, C. and P. Sirles, 2013, Active and Passive MASW for Bedrock Depth Profiling Beneath Rivers and Streams, in the Proceedings for SAGEEP 2013, Denver, CO (March). 
  • Sirles, P., J. Sheehan R.Gp., and N. Pendrigh, 2013, You Obtained Useful Near-Surface Seismic Data Where?  The Leading Edge, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 32, no. 3, pp. 308-414. 
  • Sirles, P., K. Haramy, P.E., R. Andrew P.E., and R. Surdahl P.E., 2012, Seismic and Electrical 3D Imaging to Aid in Landslide Remediation Design, East Fork Landslide, Wolf Creek Pass, Colorado, in ASCE publication GeoChallenges, Geotechnical Practice Publication No. 7, for the Colorado Association of Geotechnical Engineers (CAGE 2012), Denver, CO, pp. 76-89.  
  • Sirles, P., R. Surdahl P.E., R. Andrews P.E., and others, 2012 Seismic and Electrical 3D Geophysical Imaging for Landslide Remediation, Wolf Creek Pass, Colorado, in Proceedings for the 2nd Intl Conferene on Landslides, Banff, Canada (May).
  • Thompson, M., P. Sirles and D. Decker Ph.D., 2012, Maximizing Seismic Data Acquisition with Minimal Environmental Impact: A Southern California Case Study, in Proceedings for the AEG 2012, Salt Lake City, UT (September).
  • Sirles, P. and C. Oden Ph.D., 2012, Time-Lapse (4D) Monitoring of Dams and Levees with State-of-the-Art Geophysical Methods, in Workshop Proceedings for the U.S. Society on Dams, (USSD 2012) Phoenix AZ (March). 
  • Sirles. P., and K. Haramy P.E., 2011, A Geotechnical Evaluation Of A Cliff-Face Based On 2D Surface-Wave And 3d Tomographic Imaging Methods, Kauai Lighthouse And Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii, in Proceedings for the AEG 2011, Anchorage AK (September).
  • Rittgers, J., P. Sirles, M. Thomas P.E., H. Kelly, P.E., and L. Verreault, 2010, Detection Of Structural Components and Seepage Zones at the Eagle Mountain Facility using Geophysics, in Proceedings for the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO 2010), Seattle WA (October).
  • Sirles, P., and Z. Batchko, 2010, Mapping Soft Soils and Bedrock Beneath High Traffic Areas in Honolulu using 2D ReMi, in Proceedings for the ASCE GeoInstitute GeoFlorida 2010 (February). 
  • Sirles, P., and M. McCaffrey, 2009, 3D Seismic Imaging using Numerical Modeling for Embankment Dam Stability Analysis – Chilhowee Dam, in Proceedings for the Near-Surface European Association of Engineers and Geoscientists, Dublin, Ireland.
  • McCaffery, M., Sirles, P., (and others), 2009, Using Geophysics to Evaluate an Embankment Dam Sinkhole – Chilhowee Dam, in Proceedings for the 29th Annual USSD Conference.
  • Sirles, P., 2009, workshop on “What is Environmental Geophysics?”, presented at the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. 
  • Rittgers, J. and P. Sirles, Subsurface Void Detection in Oklahoma Evaporite 
  • Deposits Using Electrical Geophysical Methods, in Proceedings from the Highway Geology Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Anderson, N., P. Sirles (and others), 2008, Geophysical Methods Commonly Employed for Geotechnical Site Characterization, Transportation Research Circular E-C130.
  • Sirles, P., 2007, Advanced 3D Modeling of Embankment Dams and Steep Slopes using Seismic Data, in Proceedings of the 6th Int’l Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA. 
  • Carlson, N., P. Sirles, and P. Ivancie, 2007, Correlating Surface Electrical and EM Geophysics with Geology and Borehole Information: A Case Study at the Bellevue Fish Hatchery, in Proceedings for the National Groundwater Summit, Albuquerque, NM, April 2007.
  • Sirles, P., 2006, Advancements in 3D Subsurface Modeling using Seismic Refraction Data – A New Perspective, in Proceedings for GEOPHYSICS 2006, the 3rd International Conference on Applied Geophysics, St. Louis, MO.
  • Sirles, P. (and others), 2006, When Geophysics and Engineering Collide, a Panel Debate at the 2006 ASCE GeoCongress, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006
  • Sirles, P., 2006, Applications of Geophysics for Geotechnical Projects: a Workshop at the Mid-Year TRB Meeting, Breckenridge, CO, September, 2006
  • Sirles, P, and K. Haramy, 2006, How Transportation Agencies Use Geophysics, in Proceedings of GEOPHYSICS 2006, 3rd Int’l Conference on Applied Geophysics, Saint Louis, MO.
  • Sirles, P., and A. Rock, 2006, Advancements in Subsurface Imaging Using 3D Seismic Refraction, in Proceedings for SAGEEP, Philadelphia, PA, and received “EEGS BEST PAPER” award (provided the author the opportunity to present this paper in Helsinki Finland at the NS-EAGE Conference and at Kyoto, Japan, at the SEGJ Conference).
  • Sirles, P., 2005, Use of Geophysics in Transportation Projects, Synthesis #357, Subject 36-08, a National Highway Cooperative Research Projected, funded by Nat. Academy of Sciences, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, and was administered by the Transportation Research Board.
  • Sirles, P. (and others), 2003, Application of Geophysical Methods to Highway Related Problems, FHWA combined Manual (book), CD and Website Publication – FHWA Contract DTFH68-02-P00083.
  • Sirles, P. and J. Harris, 2003, Geotechnical “Site Class” for Seismic Design Under the New IBC Design Codes, Presentation to the Structural Engineers Association of Colorado.
  • Mekic-Stall, N. and P. Sirles, 2002, 2D & 3D Crosshole Seismic Tomography versus Crosshole Seismic Logging for Deep Drilled Shafts, in Proceedings for GEOPHYSICS 2002, 2nd International Conference on Applied Geophysics, Pasadena, CA.
  • Sirles, P., 2000, UXO Geophysical Mapping at the Air Force EOD Range, Presentation to the Restoration Advisory Board, Former Lowry Bombing and Gunnery Range, Aurora, CO, May, 2000
  • Sirles, P, and Orrey, J.L., 1999, 3D GPR Imaging of Subsurface Features using Array Beam Imaging, in Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Expedited Site Characterization, Argonne National Laboratory.
  • Sirles, P., 1998, 3D GPR Imaging of Subsurface Features using the 'Wave Imager', in Program with Abstracts, 41st Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists-Seattle Washington. 
  • Sirles, P.C., 1997, Seepage Investigation using Geophysical Techniques at Coursier Lake Dam, B.C., Canada, in Program with Abstracts, 40th Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists-Portland, Oregon.
  • Sirles, Phil, 1997, Seepage Investigation using Geophysical Techniques at Coursier Lake Dam, B.C., Canada, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Reno, Nevada.
  • Butler, D. and P. Sirles, 1996, Geophysical Investigations at Como Lake Dam, Montana, in Proceedings for the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), Keystone, Colorado.
  • Sirles, Phil C., 1993, Geophysics in Dam Safety Investigations, notes for Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams Short Course for Geologists, 36th Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists. 
  • Sirles, Phil, Custer, Dan, and McKisson, Dick, 1993, CROSSIT VERSION 2, Software Package for Reduction of Crosshole Seismic Data, Bureau of Reclamation, United States Department of the Interior. 
  • Sirles, Phil, 1992, Geophysics for Soil Characterization at New and Existing Dams, USCOLD Newsletter, Issue No. 97.
  • Sirles, Phil, 1991, Application of Geotomography at the Monks Hollow Damsite, Utah, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Knoxville, Tennessee. 
  • Sirles, P.C., and Viksne, A., 1990, Site Specific Shear Wave Velocity Determinations for Geotechnical Engineering Applications, Volume III, Soc. Exp. Geop., 1990, in Geotechnical and Environmental Geophysics. 
  • Sirles, Phil C., 1988, Case Study: Shear Wave Velocity Measurements Before and After Dynamic Compaction of Cohesionless Soil Deposits, in Technical Program, Soc.Expl.Geoph., 58th Annual International Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Sirles, P.C., and L. Von Thun, 1988, Shear Wave Velocity Measurements in Embankment Dams, in Proceedings of Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics II, GT Div/ASCE, Park City, Utah.