Everyday Applied Geophysics 1 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781785481994, 9780081019672

Everyday Applied Geophysics 1

1st Edition

Electrical Methods

Authors: Nicolas Florsch Frederic Muhlach
eBook ISBN: 9780081019672
Hardcover ISBN: 9781785481994
Imprint: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd November 2017
Page Count: 202
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Description

Everyday Applied Geophysics 1 covers the physical methods permitting the environmental exploration of the sub-surface in 1, 2, 3 or 4 dimensions (the last is for time-lapse in terms of physical environmental state and geometry). The ground is transparent to electrical currents, electromagnetic induction, magnetic fields and seismic (acoustic) waves. All extend our senses by using the propagation of these phenomena through underground materials. The book specifically addresses the methods feasible, accessible and affordable to all users, and provides simple apparatus electronic diagrams. The book also features open-source and free software links for data interpretation.

Key Features

  • Covers physical methods permitting the environmental exploration of the sub-surface in 1, 2, 3 or 4 dimensions
  • Addresses the methods feasible, accessible and affordable to all users
  • Provides simple apparatus electronic diagrams, as well as open-source and free software links for data interpretation

Readership

Environmental technicians and researchers, students, engineers, universities, local authorities, any enterprise involved in water resource prospection, farmers, pollution surveyors, raw material extractors. People without a strong theoretical background in mathematics and physics but amateur enthusiasts of subsoil exploration. Readers of journals like "Everyday practical electronics" or "Elektor", it would be interestding tor eaders of all magazines of electronics amateurs.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and General Points
2. Direct Current Electrical Methods
3. The Spontaneous Polarization Method
4. The Induced Polarization (IP) Method
5. Equipment
6. An Acquisition System Designed for the Electrical Prospection of Soil

Details

No. of pages:
202
Language:
English
Copyright:
© ISTE Press - Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
ISTE Press - Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780081019672
Hardcover ISBN:
9781785481994

About the Author

Nicolas Florsch

Nicolas Florsch is a Geophysicist Engineer and Professor at Sorbonne University in Paris, France, where he teaches Applied and Environmental Geophysics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Sorbonne Univerity Paris, France

Frederic Muhlach

Frédéric Muhlach is Director of the Val d'Argent Labs in Haut-Rhin, France. His passion lies in learning about new technologies and digital creations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Val d’Argent Labs, Haut-Rhin, France

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