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A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada

A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada

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Published by The Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric resistance,
  • Geology -- Nevada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael R. Greenhaus and Charles J. Zablocki ; prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey for the Nevada Operations Office, U.S. Department of Energy (interagency agreement DE-AI08-78ET44802)
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 82-897, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-897
    ContributionsZablocki, Charles J., 1928-, Geological Survey (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Energy. Nevada Operations Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606207M

    Electrical resistance surveys (also called earth resistance or resistivity survey) are one of a number of methods used in archaeological geophysics, as well as in engineering geological this type of survey electrical resistance meters are used to detect and map subsurface archaeological features and patterning. document Denver, CO Bureau of Reclamation As part of the Technical Assistance to The States Program, the Bureau of Reclamation initiated and conducted a series of geophysical surveys consisteing of seismic reflection and electrical resistivity measurements at verious location with the Lake Tahoe Basin, California and Nevada. The purpose of the geophysical surveys was . SSFL Regional Groundwater Salinity with Depth AquaResource Inc, 3 − = Kc SSP mfeq weq R R 10 Eqn. 2 The measured mud filtrate (mf) resistivity noted on the log (e.g. Figure 1) is corrected to the temperature of the formation (Rmfeq) water using the Schlumberger Chart Gen-9File Size: 1MB.


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A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada. [Michael R Greenhaus; Charles J Zablocki; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of Energy.

Nevada Operations Office.]. Ground-Magnetic Studies of the Amargosa Desert Region, California and Nevada: USGS Open-File Report [Blakely, Richard J., U.S. Department of the Interior, United, et al.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ground-Magnetic Studies of the Amargosa Desert Region, California and Nevada: USGS Open-File Report Author: Richard J. Blakely. A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada, by M. Greenhaus and C.

Zablocki, p. Preliminary appraisal of gravity and magnetic data at Syncyine Ridge, western Yucca A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, by D. Ponce and W. Hanna, 19 p. Hydrogeologic inferences from drillers' logs and from gravity and resistivity surveys in the Amargosa Desert, southern Nevada.

Hydrol., The Amargosa Desert of southern Nevada, in the Basin and Range A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert, is hydraulically downgradient from Yucca Mountain, the potential site of a repository for high-level nuclear by: 3.

2 Resistivity Profiling for Mapping Gravel Layers, Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada Figure 1. Location of the Amargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS) in Nevada, USA (adapted from Stonestrom, Prudic, and others, ).

The waste File Size: 9MB. Survey area is located in the Amargosa Desert, near the southern tip of Nevada and immediately east of the California border, identified by the.

arrays: Schlumberger or Wenner array(s). These are southern Nevada book 4-pin resistivity survey set-ups with progressively larger spacings between the current and/or potential electrodes.

Short electrode spacings measure the resistivity distribution in the shallow subsurface, while the longer spacings measure deeper into the subsurface. Schlumberger array, and the Wenner array.

The southern Nevada book resistivity is the bulk average resistivity of all soils and rock influencing the current. It is calculated by dividing the measured potential difference by the input current and multiplying by a geometric factor specific to the array being used and electrode Size: KB.

Section 4a: Electrical Resistivity Surveying. Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods. Electric circuit has three main properties: Resistance (R): resistance to movement of charge Capacitance (C): ability to store charge Inductance (L): A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert to generate current from changing magnetic field arising from moving charges in circuit Each electrical property is basis for a geophysical method.

Electrical resistivity methods The resistivity method is used in the study of horizontal and vertical discontinuities in the electrical properties of the ground. It utilizes direct currents or low frequency alternating currents to investigate the electrical properties (resistivity) of File Size: 1MB.

Estimation of groundwater flowpaths and effective recharge was performed in the vicinity of Amargosa Desert, Nevada, USA, using multivariate statistical methods (MSMs) and a simple elevation-dependent chloride mass-balance method modified by estimating a minimum effective recharge elevation (MERE).

MSMs were applied to major ion data to explain the Cited by: 2. Yucca Mountain is a prominent, irregularly shaped upland, 3–8 km southern Nevada book and ∼35 km long, that stretches from near Beatty Wash at the northwest end to near the north edge of the Amargosa Desert at the south end (Stuckless and O'Leary, this volume, Fig.

2 therein). The crest of the mountain reaches elevations of – m, ∼– m. The resistivity of rocks, soils and minerals.

6 The three different models used in the interpretation of resistivity measurements. 7 A typical 1-D model used in the interpretation of resistivity sounding data for the Wenner array. 7 A 2-D two-layer model with a low resistivity prism in the upper layer.

HYDROGEOLOGIC INFERENCES FROM DRILLERS' LOGS AND FROM GRAVITY AND RESISTIVITY SURVEYS IN THE AMARGOSA DESERT, SOUTHERN NEVADA By William J. Oatfield and John B.

A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert Czarnecki U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Open-File Report Prepared in cooperation with A Schlumberger resistivity survey of the Amargosa Desert U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY -Interagency Agreement DE-AI08.

Amargosa Desert, Nevada and California; a tool for understanding near-surface geology and hydrology: U. Geological Survey Open File Report 00. In the U.S. Geological Survey made 38 direct current (dc) electrical soundings at the Amargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS) near Beatty, Nevada (fig. 1.) using the Schlumberger array.

An additional 16 Schlumberger soundings were made in The soundings were made to determine the subsurface resistivity distribution, and the location of. Hydrogeologic Inferences from Driller's Logs and from Gravity and Resistivity Surveys in the Amargosa Desert, Southern Nevada: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report () pp. Google ScholarCited by: 1. DC Resistivity Survey (Schlumberger Array) At Raft River Geothermal Area () Raft River Geothermal Area: Schlumberger soundings in the Upper Raft River and Raft River Valleys, Idaho and Utah; DC Resistivity Survey (Schlumberger Array) At Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area (Ward, Et Al., ) Roosevelt Hot Springs Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques.

Schlumberger. Of these two, the Wenner method is the more popular and easier to use for testing soil resistivity for a grounding electrode system. The Schlumberger method is more practical to use when the task is to plot soil resistivity at several different depths, a requirement popular with geological surveying.

FULL LENGTH ARTICLE Application of electrical resistivity method for groundwater exploration at the Moghra area, Western Desert, Egypt M.I.I.

Mohamadena,*, A.Z. Hamoudaa, Salah Mansourb aNational Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria, Egypt bGeological Survey of Egypt and Mining Authority, Egypt Received 3 January ; revised 3 March.

Abraham, J. D., & Lucius, J. () Direct current resistivity profiling to study distribution of water in the unsaturated zone near Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report, – Google ScholarAuthor: Robert Maliva, Thomas Missimer.

The Amargosa Desert of southern Nevada, in the Basin and Range province, is hydraulically downgradient from Yucca Mountain, the potential site of a repository for high-level nuclear waste.

Groundwater flow paths and flow rates beneath the Amargosa Desert are controlled in part by the total saturated thickness and the hydraulic properties of basin-fill alluvial sediments. Soil Resistivity Testing Methods a popular post.

Originally published in and now updated in Wenner 4 Probe test is one of the most common soil resistivity testing methods. It is also part 3 in a series of short posts on Soil Resistivity Testing Methods.

Part 1 & Part 3. Together with, the common [ ]. Estimates of Deep Percolation Beneath Native Vegetation, Irrigated Fields, and the Amargosa-River Channel, Amargosa Desert, Nye County, Nevada: Open-File Report [Stonestrom, David A., U.S.

Department of the Interior, United, et al.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Estimates of Deep Percolation Beneath Native Vegetation, Irrigated Fields, and the Amargosa Author: David A. Stonestrom. Gaseous contaminants, including CFCchloroform, and tritiated compounds, move preferentially in unsaturated subsurface gravel layers away from disposal trenches at a closed low-level radioactive waste-disposal facility in the Amargosa Desert about 17 kilometers south of Beatty, Nevada.

Two distinct gravel layers are involved in contaminant transport: a thin. Schlumberger’s Formation MicroScanner* (FMS) tool was used to log a resistivity-contrast generated borehole image log of the study interval in DP This older generation tool provides less borehole Figure 1: Area map of the Desert Peak geothermal area showing the location of study well circled in green near the Rhyolite Ridge Size: 1MB.

The voltage difference is consequently doubled and so the apparent resistivity is the same as that for the general pole-dipole with a factor of 1/2 in the geometric factor. In a Schlumberger sounding the voltage electrodes are usually kept small and fixed while only the “b” spacing is.

Abraham, J.D., and Lucius, J.E.,Direct current resistivity profiling to study distribution of water in the unsaturated zone near the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report16 p. Application of half Schlumberger configuration for The collected raw data from the geophysical site investigation have also been evaluated and interpreted.

During this stage it was noted that many measurements were producing peak resistivity values at a certain depth and then the next measurements were normal as the ones before this peak.

Book publications of the U.S. Geological Survey may be obtained from Eastern Distribution Branch, Text Products Section, U.S. Geological Survey, South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA Maps of areas west of the Mississippi may be obtained from Branch of Distribution, U.S.

Geological Survey, BoxFederal Center, Denver, CO The resistivity is a property of the material, whereas the resistance also depends on the volume measured. The two are related by a system constant, which in simple cases is the length between the measurement electrodes divided by the area.

George et al. High-Resolution Ground Magnetic Survey of a Buried Volcano in Nevada 3 Figure 1: Survey area is located in the Amargosa Desert, near the southern tip of Nevada and immediately east of the California border, identified by the red circle on the inset map of the southwestern United States.

Anomalies identified during previous aeromagnetic surveys. Soil resistivity is a measure of how much the soil resists or conducts electric is a critical factor in design of systems that rely on passing current through the Earth's surface.

An understanding of the soil resistivity and how it varies with depth in the soil is necessary to design the grounding system in an electrical substation, or for lightning conductors. Hydrogeologic Inferences from Driller's Logs and from Gravity and Resistivity Surveys in the Amargosa Desert, Southern Nevada: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report Oatfield, W.J.; Czarnecki, J.B. Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, has been identified as a potential site for underground storage of high-level radioactive waste.

This geologic map compilation, including all of Yucca Mountain and Crater Flat, most of the Calico Hills, western Jackass Flats, Little Skull Mountain, the Striped Hills, the Skeleton Hills, and the northeastern Amargosa Desert, portrays the.

The apparent resistivity of the formation water, calculated from log measurements of porosity (phi) and resistivity (R t) and using the Archie equation with S w = 1, so that R wa = phi m * R t.R wa is a quick-look method of determining if there are hydrocarbons.

In a hydrocarbon zone, R wa will be higher than the actual resistivity of the formation water (R w), which must be known. @article{osti_, title = {Interpretation of electrical resistivity and shallow seismic reflection profiles, Whirlwind Valley and Horse Heaven areas, Beowawe KGRA, Nevada}, author = {Smith, C.}, abstractNote = {Numerical modeling and analysis of surface electrical and seismic data from the Beowawe KGRA, north-central Nevada, permit extrapolation of mapped geologic units and.

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Both the Ultra MiniRes and the GPS-Res simultaneously measure Soil Resistivity and IP. Recommended by Exploration Instruments LLC and Anthony M.

Hauck III, a Consulting. The measured soil resistivity test data is then entered into a design software package such as the RESAP module of CDEGS and a simplified single layer or multilayer soil profile derived using iterative curve fitting algorithms.

Soil Resistivity Test Plans A Dial-Before-U-Dig search and Detailed Site Survey are requested at theFile Size: KB. An aspect of geophysical study using the Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) technique was applied in Ishiayi community in Ahoada west Local Government Area of Rivers State to delineate geo-electric stratigraphy and to access hydro-geological conditions.

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Surface geology suggested that a large high structure might underlie the valley floor, and that shallowly buried .Aeromagnetic survey of the Amargosa desert, Nevada and California. (Oregon and Nevada), the Southeastern Oregon and North-Central Nevada, and the Southern Idaho and Northern Nevada (and Utah) Sagebrush Focal Areas Schlumberger DC resistivity soundings in the Boulder watershed, Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties, Montana.The EWDP has also involved ebook cooperative effort between Nye County, Inyo County (California), and Clark County (Nevada) in the acquisition, processing, and interpretation of low-altitude, high-density aero-magnetic data for most of Amargosa Desert and portions of Pahrump Valley.