Electromagnetic surveying

Method of determining the shape and constituency of near-surface earth structures by variations of responses of the materials to electrical and magnetic fields. Use for ground-based methods of imaging.
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Aerial magnetic, electromagnetic, and gamma-ray survey, Berrien county, Michigan

Maps, grids, and flight-line databases of a detailed aerial survey and maps and grids of satellite data

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Airborne Electromagnetic (AEM) Survey Inventory

Spatial footprints with scientific and operational characteristics of airborne electromagnetic surveys conducted by or for the USGS.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data of the Yukon Flats and Fort Wainwright areas, central Alaska, June 2010

Study to estimate the 3-D distribution of permafrost, to evaluate the effectiveness of these methods at mapping permafrost geometry, and to better define the physical properties of the subsurface in discontinuous permafrost areas.

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Airborne electromagnetic data and processing within Leach Lake Basin, Fort Irwin, California

Releases airborne survey data, resistivity cross-sections and depth slices derived from data inversion. Resulting resistivity models confirm geologic framework, constrain hydrostratigraphy and depth to basement, and reveal fault and fold distribution.

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Airborne electromagnetic mapping of the base of aquifer in areas of western Nebraska

Gridded data used to revise base of aquifer, with supporting elevation data.

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An interpretation of the 1997 airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey, Fort Huachuca vicinity, Cochise County, Arizona

Grids and flight-line magnetic and conductivity data

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Geophysical investigation of Red Devil mine using direct-current resistivity and electromagnetic induction, Red Devil, Alaska, August 2010

This large producer of mercury operated from 1933 to 1971. As part of remediation work, this survey used electromagnetic methods to study subsurface resistivity.

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Helicopter Electromagnetic and Magnetic Geophysical Survey Data for Portions of the North Platte River and Lodgepole Creek, Nebraska, June 2008

The objective of the survey was to improve the understanding of the relationship between surface water and groundwater systems critical to developing management programs for water resources.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Hunton anticline, south-central Oklahoma

Flight line data, grids, and inversions for these surveys are intended to help understand shallow groundwater and develop groundwater resource plans for the aquifer.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Oakland, Ashland, and Firth study areas, eastern Nebraska, March 2007

Electrical resistivity depicted in georeferenced grids and maps, representing different approximate depths of investigation for each area. The range of subsurface investigation is comparable to the depth of shallow aquifers.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, portions of the North Platte and South Platte Natural Resource Districts, western Nebraska, May 2009

Geophysical surveys to map shallow hydrogeologic features of the southwestern part of the Sand Hills that contain a mix of fresh to saline lakes.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Swedeburg and Sprague study areas, eastern Nebraska, May 2009

The objective of the contracted survey was to improve the understanding of the relation between surface water and groundwater systems critical to developing groundwater models used in management programs for water resources.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and maps, northern Bexar County, Texas

Grids, images, and flight-line paths for magnetic and resistivity surveys

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and maps, Seco Creek area, Medina and Uvalde Counties, Texas

Airborne geophysical data and a summary of the hydrologic application.

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Helicopter electromagnetic data from Everglades National Park and surrounding areas, Florida, collected 9-14 December 1994

Survey to determine location of the freshwater-saltwater boundary in a coastal area.

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High resolution, low altitude aeromagnetic and electromagnetic survey of Mount Rainier

Flight-line and gridded data, with description of methodology and interpretation

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Time-domain electromagnetic soundings near Antioch, Illinois,and Berrien Springs, Michigan

Study to help constrain 3-dimensional geologic maps of surficial materials in these glacial deposits

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Time-domain electromagnetic surveys at Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, California, 2010-12

Describes electromagnetic sounding locations, data acquisition, calibration, and modeling; compares data to borehole data, correlating model results; and summarizes the applications and limitations of the TEM method. Examples of models are provided.

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Transient electromagnetic soundings near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, San Luis Valley, Colorado (2006 field season)

Geophysical surveying data used to infer subsurface configuration of impermeable layers in this Pliocene-Pleistocene lake bed.

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Airborne geophysical surveys

Airborne surveys measuring the earth's magnetic field, resistivity or other electomagnetic properties, or gamma ray emission over parts of North America.

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Airborne geophysical surveys conducted in western Nebraska, 2010: contractor reports and data

Three contractor reports and data files for an airborne electromagnetic survey describing data aquisition and processing. Processed geophysical data were inverted to produce resistivity depth sections along flight lines. Results are described herein.

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Audio-magnetotelluric data from the Culpeper basin, Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William, Culpeper, and Orange counties, Virginia

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Characterization of major lithologic units underlying the lower American River using water-borne continuous resistivity profiling, Sacramento, California, June 2008

Geophysical study of the sediment under a river intended to help assess the susceptibility of this material to scour and the erosion of levees adjacent to the river.

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Constraining the location of the Archean--Proterozoic suture in the Great Basin based on magnetotelluric soundings

A regional profile on the Utah-Nevada State line reveals a deeply penetrating, broad electrical conductor suggesting the southwestern limit of intact Archean crust is farther north than previously reported with implications for future mineral exploration.

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Digitized data from ground geophysical surveys in Afghanistan

Surveys originally carried out by Soviet geophysicists from 1972 through 1974 were digitized. Georeferencing was problematic as were some of the measured characteristics; we explain what we did and how we have understood these data.

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Distribution of Potential Hydrothermally Altered Rocks in Central Colorado Derived From Landsat Thematic Mapper Data: A Geographic Information System Data Set

As part of a mineral resource assessment, imagery data were used to help target areas where exposed rocks might be hydrothermally altered, providing an indication of the location of potentially mineralized areas that may contain mineral deposits.

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Field demonstrations of five geophysical methods that could be used to characterize deposits of alluvial aggregate

Data from seismic reflection and refraction, electromagnetic sounding, and resistivity profiling in a study area in Indiana. Exact location is not provided.

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Geology, geochemistry, and geophysics of the Fry Canyon uranium/copper project site, southeastern Utah - Indications of contaminant migration

Chemical analyses of water and sediment samples, images depicting resistivity.

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Geophysical and geochemical data from the area of the Pebble Cu-Au-Mo porphyry deposit, southwestern Alaska: Contributions to assessment techniques for concealed mineral resources

Uninterpreted geophysical measurements and geochemical and mineralogical analytical data from samples collected during the summer field seasons from 2007 to 2010. Data are available in a single Geographic Information System (GIS) database.

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Geophysical studies in the vicinity of Blue Mountain and Pumpernickel Valley near Winnemucca, north-central Nevada

Data from more than 660 gravity stations, 100 line-km of truck-towed magnetometer traverses, and 260 physical-property sites in this area.

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Ground geophysical study of the Buckeye Mine Tailings, Boulder watershed, Montana

Electromagnetic, resistivity, and magnetic surveys used to determine the extent of contamination in an abandoned mine area.

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Magnetotelluric data collected to characterize aquifers in the San Luis Basin, New Mexico

The purpose of this report is to release one north-south and two east-west regional magnetotelluric sounding profiles collected where drillhole data are sparse. No interpretation of the data is included.

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Results of electrical resistivity data collected near the town of Guernsey, Platte county, Wyoming

A study to investigate subsurface geologic conditions as they relate to ground-water flow in an abandoned landfill.

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Schlumberger DC resistivity soundings in the Boulder watershed, Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties, Montana

DC resistivity soundings were made to map subsurface lithologic, structural and hydrologic features important in controlling possible ground water contamination from mining activities and for design of remediation efforts.

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South Carolina aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of South Carolina, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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Three-dimensional geologic model of complex fault structures in the upper Seco Creek area, Medina and Uvalde counties, south-central Texas

Data sets include drill-hole from core and geophysical logs, surface geology and elevation, and helicopter electromagnetic survey data. The model may be explored and .jpg or .tiff images or using specialized software provided.

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