Electromagnetic Sounding Techniques

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Exploration Technique: Electromagnetic Sounding Techniques

Exploration Technique Information
Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques
Exploration Sub Group: Electrical Techniques
Parent Exploration Technique: Ground Electromagnetic Techniques
Information Provided by Technique
Lithology: Rock composition, mineral and clay content
Stratigraphic/Structural: Detection of permeable pathways, fracture zones, faults
Hydrological: Resistivity influenced by porosity, grain size distribution, permeability, fluid saturation, fluid type and phase state of the pore water
Thermal: Resistivity influenced by temperature
Electromagnetic Sounding Techniques:
Electromagnetic soundings aim to map the distribution of electrical resistivity as a function of depth.
Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle

Use in Geothermal Exploration


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