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7 Applied geophysics – Introduction Techniques and targets m m P P s Resistivity Magneto-telluric P P P s P P P m Permitivity, conductivity EM – Ground penetrating radar m m s s s m P m m Conductance, inductance EM - VLF m P P P P P P P P s Conductance, inductance Electromagnetic (EM) m m m m m s m P m m Resistivity, capacitance Induced polarization m m m P m P Potential differences Spontaneous potential m P s P P P P P m m Resistivity Resistivity m s s m P P Elastic moduli, density Seismic reflection s s P m P P Elastic moduli, density Seismic refraction P P m s P P P Susceptibility Magnetic s s s s s P P Density Gravity Dependent physical property Geophysical Method Hydrocarbon exploration (coal, oil, gas) Regional geologic study
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Unformatted text preview: (>100s km2) Exploration/development of mineral deposits Engineering site investigations Hydrogeological Detection of subsurface cavities Mapping leachate and contamination plumes Location of buried metallic objects Archaeogeophysics Forensic geophysics P – primary method; s – secondary; m – maybe sometimes Applied geophysics – Introduction Profiling vs. mapping What is the nature of the target? • 2D or 3D? • Preliminary site evaluation necessary?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHYSICS 384 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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