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Sand and gravel deposit evaluation using electrical resistivity tomography [extended abstract]

Chambers, J.E.; Wilkinson, P.B.; Weller, A.L.; Kuras, O.; Meldrum, P.I.; Ogilvy, R.D.; Aumonier, J.; Penn, S.; Wardrop, D.R.; Bailey, E.; Joel, P.; Griffiths, N.. 2009 Sand and gravel deposit evaluation using electrical resistivity tomography [extended abstract]. In: Near Surface 2009, Dublin, Ireland, 7-9 Sept 2009. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

In this study, we assess the suitability of ERT for UK sand and gravel deposit assessment. To this end, we have reviewed the characteristics of deposits in terms of geological setting, thickness and heterogeneity to inform our survey design strategy. We have collated existing data on the electrical properties of UK sand and gravel, reviewed previous examples of ERT sand and gravel surveys, and undertaken detailed geophysical studies at seven potential or active sand and gravel extraction locations in East Anglia and the East Midlands.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Paper)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2009 > Spatial Geoscience Technologies
Date made live: 17 Feb 2010 11:42
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/9321

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