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Keeping soil pollution under watch

Keeping soil pollution under watch | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Scientists investigated into how soil contamination can be cost-effectively monitored over large areas and long periods of time thanks to geophysical measurements (RT @YourIS_com: #NewArticle - Scientists investigated into #soil #contamination monitoring...
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A selection of articles about the use of geophysics to explore the near surface
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GeoIndex | map index to British Geological Survey (BGS) data

GeoIndex | map index to British Geological Survey (BGS) data | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
GeoIndex - map index to British Geological Survey (BGS) data
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Contaminated green waste has 'catastrophic' implications for historic environment - Phys.Org

Contaminated green waste has 'catastrophic' implications for historic environment - Phys.Org | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Archaeologists are calling for better regulation of the control and use of green waste in order to protect the historic environment.
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Ground Penetrating Radar training... - AQUA Foundation Academy | Facebook

Ground Penetrating Radar training workshop, August 12-13, 2015, New Delhi, India, including data acquisition, processing, interpretation and 3D...
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Urban soil exploration through multi-receiver electromagnetic induction and stepped-frequency ground penetrating radar - Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts (RSC Publishing)

In environmental assessments, the characterization of urban soils relies heavily on invasive investigation, which is often insufficient to capture their full spatial heterogeneity.
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Magnetometry at Stonehenge

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Interesting summary, but the technology is neither new nor unique to these surveyors

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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF CAPACITANCE AND ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE-TYPE SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS IN A SILT LOAM SOIL

The performance of the Irrometer 200SS Watermark granular matrix sensor (WM), John Deere Field Connect (JD-v2) probe, and Delta-T PR1-capacitance (PR1-C) probe were evaluated against a Troxler...
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Ground-penetrating radar observations for estimating the vertical displacement of rotational landslides

Ground-penetrating radar observations for estimating the vertical displacement of rotational landslides | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Ground-penetrating radar observations for estimating the vertical displacement of rotational landslides
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 15, 1399-1406, 2015
Author(s): C. Lissak, O. Maquaire,...
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Antiquity Journal

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http://t.co/8GWUSgGS3j Multi-component geophysical survey at the Greek cities of Mantinea & Elis @AntiquityJ PG http://t.co/0BnYf8jw8A
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Contaminated green waste has 'catastrophic' implications for historic environment - Phys.Org

Contaminated green waste has 'catastrophic' implications for historic environment - Phys.Org | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Archaeologists are calling for better regulation of the control and use of green waste in order to protect the historic environment.
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Doha's First Buildings? The Results of Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Bida'

Doha's First Buildings? The Results of Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Bida' | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Earlier in the year Ed Blinkhorn from Archaeology South-East came out to Doha and worked with the Origins of Doha Project to undertake a ground penetrating radar survey (GPR) at Bida'. More details...
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Rayleigh-wave Resonance Analysis: a Methodological Test on a Viking Age Pit House - Wilken - 2015 - Archaeological Prospection - Wiley Online Library

Rayleigh-wave Resonance Analysis: a Methodological Test on a Viking Age Pit House - Wilken - 2015 - Archaeological Prospection - Wiley Online Library | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Rayleigh-wave Resonance Analysis: a Methodological Test on a Viking Age Pit House from Archaeological Prospection http://t.co/SVm5d7iiOY
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Modelling glacial archaeological potential in the Pennine Alps – A multidisciplinary approach

Abstract: This project integrated historical, archaeological, and geographical knowledge to analyse the glacial archaeological potential of the Pennine Alps, ...
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Impact of Long-Term Irrigation with Treated Sewage on Soil Magnetic Susceptibility and Organic Matter Content in North China - Springer

Impact of Long-Term Irrigation with Treated Sewage on Soil Magnetic Susceptibility and Organic Matter Content in North China - Springer | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
RT @ecotoxicology: http://t.co/iyoxfai9Oc Impact of Long-Term Irrigation with Treated Sewage on Soil Magnetic Susceptibility and Organic Ma…
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Historians hoping to unearth Hobart's orphan graves with geophysical survey - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Historians hoping to unearth Hobart's orphan graves with geophysical survey - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
#Tassie #Historians hoping to unearth Hobart's #orphan graves with geophysical survey http://t.co/vFGhHsaVFW via @abcnews
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A regularized Wiener–Hopf filter for inverting models with magnetic susceptibility - Ganguli - 2015 - Geophysical Prospecting - Wiley Online Library

A regularized Wiener–Hopf filter for inverting models with magnetic susceptibility - Ganguli - 2015 - Geophysical Prospecting - Wiley Online Library | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
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Remnants of India's one of the oldest port found in Goa - The Economic Times - Economic Times

Remnants of India's one of the oldest port found in Goa - The Economic Times - Economic Times | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Scientists in the country have found remnants of a historically important port on Goa's Zuari river which is expected to be amongst the oldest signs of human trade on the central west coast and may be contemporary to Dwarka in Gujarat.
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Digging Up The Geophysics: 2015

Digging Up The Geophysics: 2015 | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
The new archaeology digging season is underway, but is far from over! If you fancy having a dig this summer, here are some sites in Sussex under excavation on which I have previously done geophysics.
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Mapping of quadrature magnetic susceptibility/magnetic viscosity of soils by using multi-frequency EMI, François-Xavier Simon, Apostolos Sarris, Julien Thiesson, Alain Tabbagh

Measuring magnetic viscosity significantly improves the information brought by the magnetic susceptibility about the history of soils. In the field its mapping can be achieved by TDEM measurement.
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The Effect of Measuring Magnetic Susceptibility of Water Samples by Starting with Isothermal Remanent Magnetization (IRM) before Anhysteretic Remanent Magnetization (ARM)

The Effect of Measuring Magnetic Susceptibility of Water Samples by Starting with Isothermal Remanent Magnetization (IRM) before Anhysteretic Remanent Magnetization (ARM) | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Estimating magnetic properties of water samples by first measuring the Anhysteretic Remanent Magnetization (ARM) before Isothermal Remanent Magnetization (IRM) is induced has been costly due to the discard of samples measured by staring with the...
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Art in Science: Kubiena's Soil Profiles in Watercolors

Art in Science: Kubiena's Soil Profiles in Watercolors | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
Photographs of soil profiles are often disappointing. Usually the subject is a hole in the ground where light is dim and the surrounding ground surface is light. Getting a good, representative phot...
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Preliminary Geophysical Characterization of the Karst within a Transverse ... - Florida Water Daily

Preliminary Geophysical Characterization of the Karst within a Transverse ... - Florida Water Daily | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
The authors present results of two DC Electrical Resistivity Tomography surveys at Deering Estate at Cutler in Miami-Dade County.
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High-resolution electrical resistivity tomography applied to patterned ground, Wedel Jarlsberg Land, south-west Spitsbergen | Kasprzak | Polar Research

High-resolution electrical resistivity tomography applied to patterned ground, Wedel Jarlsberg Land, south-west Spitsbergen | Kasprzak | Polar Research | Shallow Geophysics | Scoop.it
High-resolution electrical resistivity tomography applied to patterned ground, Wedel Jarlsberg Land, south-west Spitsbergen
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Interesting research into the distribution of resistivity associated with naturally variable (patterned) ground

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Ground penetrating radar - YouTube

How we look deep inside the glacier, with Dr Andrew Finlayson. The radar reveals the ice thickness, but importantly shows the internal structure of the glaci...

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THE UTILITY OF GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR AND ITS TIME-DEPENDENCE IN THE DISCOVERY OF CLANDESTINE BURIALS - Forensic Science International

THE UTILITY OF GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR AND ITS TIME-DEPENDENCE IN THE DISCOVERY OF CLANDESTINE BURIALS http://t.co/1rBSWtludP
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