subsurface geology

subsurface geology

[¦səb′sər·fəs jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of geologic features beneath the land or sea-floor surface. Also known as underground geology.
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In addition to the primary mission goals, the data generated will be used to monitor the ionosphere, glacier and ice sheets, while also mapping subsurface geology in deserts and the topography under dense vegetation.
For instance, since seismic waves travel at different speeds through different minerals, analyzing the changes in the waves can allow mapping subsurface geology.
To know about subsurface geology of area three holes GGT-3, GGT-4 and GGPH-7 were drilled at different chainages along the axis of proposed tunnel.
Hundreds of thousands of wells have been drilled in the region: there are few places on the planet where the subsurface geology has been better explored and understood.
The film combines real footage with 3D animation, allowing viewers to visualise the complex subsurface geology of Qatar's largest offshore oilfield, which is hidden some 2,500-3,250 feet below the seabed.
A NEOS presentation about the Lebanon project notes that Syria has many onshore discoveries and that there could be similarities between the two countries' subsurface geology.
He says spent nuclear fuel should be stored in a mountain with a crack-free solid igneous rock core located in a remote, seismically-stable area where there has been extensive mining so that the subsurface geology is well known.
Lightning-strike location and attribute map patterns are impacted by zones of resistivity and conductivity, and especially when integrated with other geological and geophysical data can be used to make scientifically based predictions (measured and repeatable) about subsurface geology and geologic features like faults.
For this to happen, we need to enhance our imaging of the subsurface geology.
These products and services provide a comprehensive picture of subsurface geology, thereby helping to reduce risk and increase value across many sectors, including mining, petroleum and finance.
2] to track its dispersion in the subsurface geology.
The inset 3D map shows details of the subsurface geology and manmade infrastructure for a small section of the Thames in East London.