Geophysical methods by Robert E. Sheriff

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StatementRobert E. Sheriff.
LC ClassificationsTN269 .S52417 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 605 p. :
Number of Pages605
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Open LibraryOL2530317M
ISBN 100133525686
LC Control Number88005798

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Technologies used for geophysical surveys include: Seismic methods, such as reflection seismology, seismic refraction, and seismic type of survey is carried out to discover the detailed structure of the rock formations beneath the surface of the Earth.

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1 Summary 3 Chapter 1 Introduction 3 Objectives 4 Methodology and Outline 5 Synthesis Definition of Geophysical Methods 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review 6 Review of Findings from NCHRP Synthesis Use of Geophysics for Transportation Projects 9 Geophysical Methods and Applications for Transportation Projects 19 Educational and Training.

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