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c425b8c8d4041659ffff814cffffe41e - Chapter 2 (Part 2)...

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Chapter 2 (Part 2)
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Geophysics: the study of the physics of the earth, its oceans, and its atmosphere. What are petroleum geologists looking at? Earth’s magnetism Gravity Seismic vibrations / Vibrations of the earth
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Types: Magnetic and Electromagnetic Surveys Gravity Surveys Seismic Surveys
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Basement rock typically has magnetic properties Typically Two Types of Surveys: Magnetometer Surveys Magnetollurics
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- Magnetometer is towed behind an airplane or ship. - Transmits data to an onboard computer that records the data. - Micromagnetic Technique is used to determine micromagnetic anomalies or deviations
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The theory that rocks of differing composition have different electrical properties. Geologist record and measure flow of electricity between rocks or across salt water. Analyze and interpret the data to reveal subsurface structures.
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Scientist look for slight variations in the earth’s gravitational field caused by the varying weight of
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course PRTR 1301 taught by Professor Christopherpaulk during the Spring '11 term at Lone Star College System.

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c425b8c8d4041659ffff814cffffe41e - Chapter 2 (Part 2)...

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