geophysical prospecting

geophysical prospecting

[¦jē·ə¦fiz·ə·kəl ′prä‚spek·tiŋ]
(engineering)
Application of quantitative concepts and principles of physics and mathematics in geologic explorations to discover the character of and mineral resources in underground rocks in the upper portions of the earth's crust.
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CQ1 is one of three city quarters which have been discovered by geophysical prospecting and partly exposed by the expedition since 2010.
Morrison, "Monitoring subsurface changes over time with cross-well electromagnetic tomography", Geophysical Prospecting, vol.
The geophysical prospecting has been the third in a row of surveys which were carried out in 2010, 2012 and 2014.
Blais E (2011) Optimization approach to automatic first arrival picking for three-component three-dimensional vertical seismic profiling data Geophysical Prospecting Early view version
2010, Constrained tomography of realistic velocity models in microseismic monitoring using calibration shots, Geophysical Prospecting, 58, 739-753.
These variations make electrical resistivity, gravimetric and seismic methods of geophysical prospecting a useful tool in groundwater exploration.
Its remit is to develop geophysical prospecting equipment technology and offer land seismic products.
Content covers control theory, functional analysis, numerical analysis, and statistical methods for use in such fields as medicine, testing, geophysical prospecting, and remote sensing.
Using a combination of geophysical prospecting and aimed excavations both the port and the course of the canal were traced.
Microwave imaging a technique used in sensing a given scene by means of interrogating microwaves has recently proven its usefulness in providing excellent diagnostic capabilities in several areas, including civil and industrial engineering, nondestructive testing and evaluation, geophysical prospecting, and biomedical engineering.
Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping (OHM), the world's leading provider of Controlled Source Electromagnetic Imaging (CSEMI) services, including surveying, data processing, and data interpretation services to the offshore oil industry, has signed a strategic partnership with the Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting in China (BGP).
The recently patented technology involves utilization of a passive geophysical prospecting method and apparatus that operates in both ground and airborne configurations to identify hydrocarbon reservoirs by remote sensing of transient electromagnetic pulses.

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