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A geophysical journey around Ireland

Hodgson, James A.. 2009 A geophysical journey around Ireland. First Break, 27 (8). 13-20.

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Abstract/Summary

Before this year’s Near Surface Conference in Dublin, I would like to invite you on a gentle stroll through the geological and geophysical highways and byways of Ireland. Along the way we will look at the different aspects of near surface geophysics that are currently used in Ireland as well as sampling what Ireland has to offer. This geophysical journey stretches from geotechnical investigations in the hustle and diversity of Dublin to gravel quarries in the mountains of Wicklow, to long flat and wet peat bogs in the midlands, investigating karst features in Cork to mineral exploration in county Limerick and an aerial tour of the north.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2009 > Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
Additional Keywords: Tellus, airborne geophysics, near-surface geophysics, Ireland
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 18 Jan 2010 14:32
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8920

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