Exploration Technique: Geophysical Methods
|Exploration Technique Information|
|Exploration Group:||Geophysical Techniques|
|Exploration Sub Group:||Geophysical Techniques|
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- Seismic Methods (active and passive)
- Electrical Methods
- Magnetic Methods
- Gravity Methods
- Radiometric Methods
Seismic methods dominates oil and gas exploration, and probably accounts for over 80% of exploration dollars spent worldwide on geophysics. Of the remainder, electrical methods probably account for half to two-thirds. Magnetics, gravity and radiometrics split the rest.
- USGS. Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center [Internet]. 2013. [updated 2013/01/04;cited 2013/11/22]. Available from: http://crustal.usgs.gov/projects/rgb/
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