Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

  • Introduction: the role of geophysical investigations in environmental and engineering studies, the main methods of environmental and engineering geophysics, specifics of shallow geophysical investigations, resolution of geophysical data
  • Microgravimetry: field data acquisition, data corrections, separations of potential fields, direct and inverse interpretation
  • Magnetometry: total field and gradient measurements, magnetic susceptibility of rocks, temporal corrections, separation of regional and local anomalies, direct and inverse interpretation,
  • Geoelectrical methods: electrical properties of rocks, self-potential, resistivity methods, electric tomography, electromagnetic methods, induced polarisation
  • Ground Penetrating radar: dielectric properties of rocks and velocity of EM waves, signal attenuation, types of measurements, data resolution
  • High-resolution reflection seismics: seismic sources for shallow investigations, Common-Mid-Point method, specific data processing to achieve high resolution
  • Seismic refraction method: investigations with longitudinal (P) and transversal (S) waves, Generalized Reciprocal Method
  • Seismic surface waves methods. Multichannel Analysis of Surface Waves (MASW), passive and active measurements, inversion of dispersion curve, applications in geotechnics and seismology
  • Seismic measurements in boreholes: down-hole, up-hole, cross-hole, seismic tomography
  • Vibration measurements caused by blasting (vibrometry)

Geology (MAG) - Applied Geology (AG)





TeacherAndrej Gosar

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