Settings And Situations

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Appropriate Settings And Situations

 


Technique

surface only

borehole to surface

borehole to borehole

boreholes and surface combined

borehole logging

marine

aerial

Acoustic Leak Detection

yes

no

no

no

no

no

no

Geoelectric Leak Detection

yes

no

no

no

no

no

no

Microgravity

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Seismic Refraction: P-Wave

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

Seismic Reflection: P-Wave

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

no

Seismic Refraction: S-Wave

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

no

Seismic Reflection: S-Wave

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

no

no

Seismic Surface Wave Analysis

yes

no

no

no

no

no

no

Magnetic Susceptibility

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Magnetic Field Intensity

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Magnetic Field Vector

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

yes

Frequency Domain Electromagnetics (FDEM)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

Time Domain Electromagnetics (TDEM)

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

Electrical Resistivity Imaging

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

no

Electrical Resistivity Profiling

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

no

Electrical Resistivity Sounding

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

no

Radio Frequency Electromagnetics (RFEM)

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

yes

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

Spontaneous Potential (SP)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

no

Induced Polarization (IP)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

Metal Detection (MD)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Radiometry

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

yes

X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)

yes

no

no

no

yes

no

no

Vibration/Microseismic Monitoring

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

no

Very Low Frequency Electromagnetics (VLFEM)

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

yes

Earthquake Seismology

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

no

Gas tracer Leak Detection

yes

no

no

no

no

no

no

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militry

Military

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private

Private

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historical

Historical

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superfund

Superfund

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