Mean Natural Radioelement Content of Sedimentary Rocks [34,614 bytes] A new petroleum exploration method … /Tabs /S /F3 45 0 R 226 0 R 227 0 R 228 0 R 229 0 R 230 0 R 231 0 R 232 0 R 233 0 R 234 0 R 235 0 R Early Methods Of Groundwater Exploration. /Group << In addition to mapping of aquifers in sedimentary and crystalline rocks and in superficial deposits, we are able to determine chemical composition of the groundwater, detect pollution plumes in groundwater systems, … Vertical electrical soundings (VES) based on the Schlumberger configuration will be conducted at these selected sites in the community. >> /Type /Page In the study of ground water movement in obubra area, the the resistivity method commonly employed are the electrical resistivity method. The logging tool is lowered down the bore hole and the recorded variation in resistivity is obtained in the form of a resistivity curve. /LJ 0 Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Ground Water Mapping in Some Selected Localities in Kebbi State, Nigeria Information about each stratum and its depth as well as water levels and water samples for water quality analysis are obtained. The exploitation and exploration of groundwater resources needs to understanding geology, geomorphology of that area. The thematic maps such as geomorphology, land use / land cover, slope, soil, lithology and drainage map were generated for the study area. Assessment of the near surface ground water resource within the Niger Delta. /Font << /F6 53 0 R /Contents 49 0 R Dhansa 5. >> endobj J. Afr. Before uploading and sharing your knowledge on this site, please read the following pages: 1. The data and thematic maps such as satellite images, soil data, geology data, drainage data and rainfall data, are helpful for mapping of groundwater potential zones (Giri & Bharadwaj, 2012) . /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] To locate groundwater accurately and to determine the depth, quantity, and quality of the water, several techniques must be used, and a target area must be thoroughly tested and studied to identify hydrologic and geologic features important to the planning and management of the resource. The use of AEM for groundwater exploration is increasing as it is providing valuable information. In order to avoid the multisolution of the single geophysical exploration method, improve the accuracy of exploration, and have a qualitative understanding of the geophysical characteristics of the exploration area, the resistivity logging method [24, 25] is used to study the resistivity distribution law of different depth strata in the exploration area. /Width 320 /Resources << Most groundwater comes from precipitation.Precipitation infiltrates below the ground surface into the soil zone. /Parent 2 0 R endobj /Type /Group However, using high-resolution seismic at those depths is very expensive, and it is often difficult to interpret small faults or fractures zones within bedrock (typical groundwater targets) or to distinguish subtle changes … >> /BM /Normal /Nums [0 [64 0 R 65 0 R 66 0 R 67 0 R 68 0 R 69 0 R 70 0 R 71 0 R 72 0 R 73 0 R Each of the above listed groundwater exploration methods have different sub-methods under them. Resources in the Near-Surface Earth. /K [21 0 R] The evaluation of inflow was accomplished independently by two methods: one, used thermal imagery, and the other, piezometric mapping. 214 0 R 215 0 R] 393 0 R 394 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R 395 0 R] /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] 5 0 obj /Tabs /S – The induced polarization (IP) makes use ionic exchanges on the surfaces of metallic grains (disseminated sulphides). These locations are as following: 1. >> /Annotation /Sect /F1 41 0 R /Group << 383 0 R 384 0 R 385 0 R 386 0 R 387 0 R 388 0 R 389 0 R 390 0 R 391 0 R 392 0 R /Contents 40 0 R /Tabs /S Groundwater Exploration Using Vertical Electrical Sounding (Ves) Method In Musawa And Environs Of Katsina State, Nigeria. /S /Transparency … 84 0 R 85 0 R 86 0 R 87 0 R 88 0 R 89 0 R 90 0 R 91 0 R 92 0 R 93 0 R 276 0 R 277 0 R 278 0 R 279 0 R 280 0 R 281 0 R 282 0 R 283 0 R 284 0 R 285 0 R Bouguer and reduced gravity anomaly results were presented as maps and contours to demonstrate how gravity data can be inverted to map groundwater aquifers and subsurface geological structures during groundwater exploration. /F1 41 0 R However, a karst area remains a very difficult environment for any geophysical exploration; selection of the best-suited geophysical method is not always straightforward, due to the highly variable and unpredictable target charac-teristics. These methods are not always successful but are less costly than subsurface investigations. 363 0 R 364 0 R 365 0 R 366 0 R 367 0 R 368 0 R 369 0 R 370 0 R 371 0 R 372 0 R /F5 51 0 R The time required for the sound or shock wave to travel known distances is measured. ... subsurface geophysical methods best suited for groundwater exploration. >> 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 180 0 R 181 0 R 182 0 R 183 0 R 184 0 R 185 0 R] There is also a zone of aeration where the interstices are … Image Guidelines 4. Subsurface exploration: engineering geophysics INTRODUCTION The most widespread site investigation techniques, such as those described in Chapters 5, 7, 8 and 9, involve the drilling of holes in the ground, sampling at discrete points, and in situ or laboratory testing. Methods of exploration commonly employed include: examination of existing well reports; geologic mapping; aerial photographs; radar; electrical conductivity; magnetism; gravity; and seismic methods. Linear features on the Earth’s surface have attracted the attention of geologists for many years. /Tabs /S endobj /Type /Page ADVERTISEMENTS: In the areal photography and satellite imagery stress is laid to delineate faults, fracture systems, extensive outwash plains, landforms, drainage patterns and major recharge and discharge zones. These photographs provide … The magnetic and gravitational fields emanating from the Earth's interior hold essential information concerning seismic activities and the internal structure. >> Exploratory Borehole . x��yp��}�h i�f&i2�2S�4d�IҤM�I�v��1M�6�N2iC�M�dhJ��Ʒ�|��`cc|b�ԧ$�>�u�CƦHZ�m�p��:˫߻Z��~�Ϯ���}w�w?�~��_�R Ѕ7����������f���������R�:f���z����\i�t�*\�n��]߸�Kw�7�Q޺63�p�:r�d�����k�-�U����t���!�z��1�l�k�k��͍h�mlm=�N���.l��6�k��j���ce�p��p�� ? 7 0 obj Clay formations, shales and crystalline rocks does not yield enough water for exploitation. Comparing the nature of this curve with curves obtained under similar conditions, the nature of the strata and also the depth of the waterable is obtained. /Worksheet /Part /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] 4 [167 0 R 168 0 R 169 0 R 170 0 R 171 0 R 172 0 R 173 0 R 174 0 R 175 0 R 176 0 R The Exploration techniques for Petroleum can be separated into two ways; surface geology and subsurface geology. << m�k���N�� /S /Transparency 169 0 R 170 0 R 171 0 R 172 0 R 173 0 R 174 0 R 175 0 R 176 0 R 177 0 R 178 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] difficult to optimize groundwater exploration drilling locations in karst areas using only hydrogeological information. These methods have been originally developed for petroleum and mineral exploration. /CS /DeviceRGB In the present study, the analytical method was carried out using the (computer program), which is defined by . A study of structural geology in conjunction with stratigraphy to locate possible water bearing formations is required. 9 [318 0 R 319 0 R 320 0 R 321 0 R 322 0 R 323 0 R 324 0 R 325 0 R 326 0 R 327 0 R endobj Groundwater exploration methods 1. >> >> >> Groundwater, water that occurs below the surface of Earth, where it occupies all or part of the void spaces in soils or geologic strata. VMF technology is an extraordinary tool for discovering geothermal and groundwater supplies at great depths. /BitsPerComponent 8 << Environment Aerial Groundwater Survey to Start in Santa Ynez Valley. The time required for the sound or shock wave to travel known distances is measured. /ParentTree 20 0 R They receive the shock waves and convert the vibrations into electrical impulses which are subsequently recorded on an oscillograph along with the time of the initial explosion. /Resources << /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /Tabs /S endobj /CS /DeviceRGB /StructParents 10 Mandhela Kalan 3. /Type /Page /Group << 2 Objectives : After attending this module, the user would be able to know about the most popular methods of groundwater exploration. >> /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] 337 0 R 338 0 R 339 0 R 340 0 R 341 0 R 407 0 R 345 0 R 346 0 R 347 0 R 348 0 R /S /Transparency /F6 29 0 R endobj 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R 208 0 R >> /StructParents 13 The resistivity values obtained are interpreted to understand the nature of formations. An electric current is allowed to flow from the electrode in the well to another electrode which is placed near the top of the well and the resistance to the flow of current between the two electrodes is measured. For exploration depths of 1,500 to 2,500 feet, the seismic reflection and controlled source audio magnetotellurics / magnetotellurics (CSAMT/MT) methods have proven to be successful. These measurements are interpreted to determine the nature of substrata. Exploration Geophysicists, 1966; 1990) and have been summarized in Hoover and others (1992). /F2 42 0 R >> Regional surveys 2. /Font << /Type /Group method of groundwater exploration was discussed with field data from Wokbedilo community in Ethopia. /Contents 54 0 R Detailed procedures for the tests are to be obtained from literature on geophysical prospecting. >> /Parent 2 0 R It is used in groundwater studies to determine salinity. /Font << << /G10 23 0 R 11 0 obj Airborne electromagnetic methods can be a useful tool to assist in the exploration for minerals, groundwater and hydrocarbons. /Parent 2 0 R Isapur 4. The use of AEM for groundwater exploration is increasing as it is providing valuable information. /Dialogsheet /Part primary methods are Aerial, Surface, Subsurface & Esoteric. 50 Investigations Based on Aerial Photographs Groundwater Exploration Remote sensing if terrain is a part of the large and rapidly growing subject of remote sensing, which deals with the gathering and recording of information on many aspects of natural phenomena from a distance. /Type /Page 24 0 obj Methods for Groundwater Investigation and the Siting of Water Supply Wells - M.B.J. Good results are obtained up to 75 to 100 m, though satisfactory results are reported up to 700 m depth. 308 0 R 309 0 R 310 0 R 311 0 R 312 0 R 313 0 R 314 0 R 315 0 R 316 0 R 317 0 R] methods involving many disciplines. Several methods employed in groundwater exploration include electrical resistivity, gravity, seismic, magnetic, remote sensing, electromagnetic, among others, out Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) technique provide information on the vertical variation in the resistivity of the ground with depth. Resistive … 16 0 obj ing, for instance, hazard estimation or groundwater exploration and vulnerability assessment. The greatest success has been in identifying the depth to saline layers and in some cases the thickness of these layers. 166 0 R] 246 0 R 247 0 R 248 0 R 249 0 R 250 0 R 251 0 R 252 0 R 253 0 R 254 0 R 255 0 R Its units are ohm-m2/m or simply ohm-m. The geological conditions of the area will influence the occurrence and movement of groundwater. /Contents 47 0 R Electrical resistivity method is one of the most useful techniques in groundwater geophysical exploration, because the resistivity of rocks is sensitive to its ionic content (Alile, et al., 2011). /StructParents 4 The company IAF-Radioökologie GmbH is responsible for one of the two parallel planned development lines for UAV-based gamma spectrometry. /Contents 57 0 R Mineral exploration relies on the entire suite of modern geophysical techniques to narrow down the search for … /F1 41 0 R /S /Transparency >> oladunjoye h.t.,1 1odunaike r.k., ogunsola p1. Kasidi, S and Victor, V. Adamawa state University, Mubi Department of Geology Abstract: Groundwater exploration using vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) methodwhich is the aim of this investigation was carried out in Musawa and Environs of Katsina State, North-western Nigeria, in … /ML 4 Geophysical survey is therefore one of the sub-methods under the surface method of groundwater exploration [1]. /Type /Page %���� 266 0 R 267 0 R 268 0 R 269 0 R 270 0 R 271 0 R 272 0 R 273 0 R 274 0 R 275 0 R /F2 42 0 R In addition, the hydrological parameters of the aquifers are needed to decide the location and types of wells. /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] The ever-increasing need for groundwater has translated into using subsurface imaging to meet the demand. /Group << The procedure involves measuring the potential difference between two electrodes resulting from an applied current through two other electrodes (C1 and C2) outside but in line with the potential electrodes. /StructParents 2 /Type /Group 74 0 R 75 0 R 76 0 R 77 0 R 78 0 R 79 0 R 80 0 R 81 0 R 82 0 R 83 0 R 2.2. >> /Annots [30 0 R 31 0 R 32 0 R 33 0 R 34 0 R 35 0 R 36 0 R 37 0 R 38 0 R 39 0 R] • Exploring the ground water by geophysical. Various geophysical methods are identified in table 1 (adapted from a chart compiled by Companie General de Geophysique, Massy, France and published with modification by Van Blaricom, 1980). The satellite picture, called Landsat Imagery, however, is obtained from satellites and requires specialized training in interpretation of the data obtained. /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /X7 25 0 R Groundwater exploration will be executed in selected parts of the community, using the electrical resistivity method to measure variations in resistivity of the subsurface formations with depth. Intrusive bodies such as dikes can often be distinguished on the basis of magnetic observations alone. Although several methods are available for the purpose, two methods viz., the electrical resistivity and seismic refraction methods have been successfully used for groundwater investigation. Airborne electromagnetic methods can be a useful tool to assist in the exploration for minerals, groundwater and hydrocarbons. 22 0 obj 84 0 R 85 0 R 86 0 R 87 0 R 88 0 R 89 0 R 90 0 R 91 0 R 92 0 R 93 0 R /S /Sect /Group << Hydrol … /ParentTreeNextKey 14 endobj For the development of groundwater resources in a given area, knowledge of the occurrence and movement of groundwater is required. As the waves are intercepted by watertable they are refracted and propagated back. /StructParents 7 When the soil zone becomes saturated, water percolates downward. >> /Producer >> << >> The apparent resistivity is plotted against electrode spacing, for various spacing at one location and a smooth curve is plotted. Geophysical methods are widely applied to the detection and delineation of diverse near-surface targets, typically exploiting contrasts in the subsurface distribution of a number of physical properties (e.g., magnetic susceptibility, density, and electric conductivity). >> /Annots [58 0 R] /Parent 2 0 R /LC 0 119 0 R 120 0 R 121 0 R 122 0 R 123 0 R 124 0 R] For mineral exploration AEM is an established tool. /F2 42 0 R 9 0 obj /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] /F1 41 0 R /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] /Tabs /S /Resources << For full treatment, see hydrosphere: Groundwaters. Surface geology -Direct Indications: When we explore for oil and gas, we will observe on many indications especially on oil and gas that upon the ground through the seep along fault trace, porous rock, oxidation of petroleum reduces that volatile constituents and some plant forms. /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /Type /XObject Content Guidelines 2. 189 0 R 190 0 R 191 0 R 192 0 R 193 0 R 194 0 R 195 0 R 196 0 R 197 0 R 198 0 R /Type /Group /Font << A zone of saturation occurs where all the interstices are filled with water. /F4 27 0 R /Resources << >> /BM /Normal Where, S is the intercept shown in Fig. endobj << The first phase in a groundwater study is the exploration phase phase including • collection and interpretation of existing data and reports • field visits to the study area • preliminary assessment of the hydrogeological situation Use will be made of: • topographical, hydrological and geological maps • areal photographs and satellite images • borehole logs and water quality data • accessible literature . /F2 42 0 R Where, R is the resistance, A is the area of cross-section and L is its length. /CS /DeviceRGB /XObject << << >> /F5 28 0 R /Type /Group Given the relatively small sums of money involved in ground investigations of this type, only a very small proportion of the volume of soil and … /F1 41 0 R In mining exploration, magnetic methods are employed for direct location of ores containing magnetic minerals such as magnetite. When the spacing between electrodes is increased, a deeper penetration of the electrical field occurs and a different apparent resistivity is obtained. 307 0 R 308 0 R 309 0 R 310 0 R 311 0 R 312 0 R 313 0 R 314 0 R 315 0 R 316 0 R Geophysical Characteristics. Its application for groundwater exploration purposes has increased over the last few … In this method, a small wave is created at the earth’s surface, either by using a dynamite charge or by the impact of a heavy instrument. /Parent 2 0 R Brothers Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger performed the very first investigation of how electrical current moves through the ground and what you can detect using an electrical resistivity survey in the … /Resources << /Tabs /S /S /Transparency Disclaimer 8. To best understand how electrical resistivity surveys for groundwater exploration work today, it’s important to understand where resistivity testing began. 199 0 R 200 0 R 201 0 R 202 0 R 203 0 R 204 0 R 205 0 R 206 0 R 207 0 R 208 0 R /ca 1 /RoleMap 19 0 R >> On the scope and limitations of the electromagnetic method in groundwater prospecting in a Precambrian basement terrain-A Nigerian case study. 12 396 0 R 13 [397 0 R 397 0 R 398 0 R 399 0 R 400 0 R 401 0 R 402 0 R 403 0 R 404 0 R] /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /Slide /Part endobj /StructParents 1 /Resources << Ojo, 1995. Report a Violation 10. • Ground water exploration consists of several . M.E. /Parent 2 0 R At the beginning, to the middle of the twentieth century, several geologists recognized the existence and significance of linear geomorphic … Global J. … The landscape may offer clues to the hydrologist about the … methods alone. /Type /Page /Type /Page /Textbox /Sect << /Chartsheet /Part /Type /Group /Tabs /S As an aid in groundwater mapping, evaluations are made of surface expressions of soils materials, such as landform, drainage, erosion, relative photographic tone, color, vegetation cover, and land use. 296 0 R 297 0 R] << Would you like to get the full Thesis from Shodh ganga along with citation details? 3 0 obj endobj >> /Group << >> /Type /Page 94 0 R 95 0 R 96 0 R 97 0 R 98 0 R 99 0 R 100 0 R 101 0 R 102 0 R 103 0 R /Type /StructTreeRoot Test drilling (also referred to as trial bores) consists of drilling small diameter bores for the purpose of obtaining geological and other information relating to the aquifer. 18 0 obj /S /Transparency /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] 15 0 R 16 0 R 17 0 R 18 0 R] The table identifies the utility of each method in airborne, ground, or borehole applications. 8.2. /Parent 2 0 R /Artifact /Sect Prohibited Content 3. >> There are several methods for well logging such as: In resistivity logging, the property of electrical conductivity by different earth materials and water is used. In such an environment, the groundwater potentiality depends mainly on the thickness of the weathered/ fractured layer overlying the basement. 6 0 obj 74 0 R 75 0 R 76 0 R 77 0 R 78 0 R 79 0 R 80 0 R 81 0 R 82 0 R 83 0 R /Contents 43 0 R /ExtGState << /Group << /Group << /F5 51 0 R This interest has grown most rapidly in geological studies since the introduction of aerial photographs and satellite images. Details of geophysical aspects of groundwater are given in Sharma and Chawla (1977) and Roscoe Moss Company (1990). 5 [186 0 R 187 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R Copyright 9. However, the integrated application of the audio frequency telluric method and electrical resistivity tomography has proved to be efficient for groundwater exploration in karst areas with or without thin cover. /F2 42 0 R /F1 41 0 R >> 23 0 obj /Contents [61 0 R 62 0 R] /Type /Group /Parent 2 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /Font << /F2 42 0 R METHODS AND TECHNIQUES GROUNDWATER EXPLORATION METHODS PHOTOGEOLOGY AERIAL REMOTE SENSING & GIS GEOLOGICAL SURFACE GEOPHYSICAL METHODS TEST DRILLING SUBSURFACE GEOPHYSICAL LOGGING. To obtain a resistivity log an electrode is suspended on a conductor cable and lowered into the uncased bore hole. /Type /Pages /Resources << Dan-Hassan and J.S. Interpretation of the resistivity curve will give the nature of the strata encountered. /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] Pure Applied Sci., pp: 210-221. /Parent 2 0 R /StructParents 0 endobj Geophysical survey is the systematic collection of geophysical data for spatial studies. /S /Transparency endobj >> ... Aerial photographs and satellite images taken at various electromagnetic wavelength ranges can provide useful information about groundwater conditions. /F3 45 0 R In this method the electrical resistivity of the formations is measured by passing a current. /Marked true /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] View Methods of Groundwater Exploration Research Papers on Academia.edu for free. << Best, in Treatise on Geophysics (Second Edition), 2015. << /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /F1 41 0 R A brief treatment of groundwater follows. >> /Parent 2 0 R 157 0 R 158 0 R 158 0 R 159 0 R 160 0 R 161 0 R 162 0 R 163 0 R 164 0 R 165 0 R 344 0 R 345 0 R 346 0 R 347 0 R 348 0 R 349 0 R 350 0 R 351 0 R 352 0 R] /Endnote /Note �^#�O1X��|�b[}[��� ����u�+oc[˹�v����)��V^v�����h��sFJyk��t��K� �-�� ��)&mG��[��Z� JP The resistivity method has been used to map boundaries between layers having different conductivities. << >> 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R 179 0 R /F2 42 0 R /Type /Group >> /Type /StructElem 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 188 0 R 189 0 R 190 0 R 191 0 R 192 0 R 193 0 R >> /Parent 2 0 R 209 0 R 210 0 R 211 0 R 212 0 R 213 0 R 214 0 R 215 0 R 216 0 R 217 0 R 218 0 R /Resources << Groundwater Exploration Since 1994 Engeolab CC has been appointed locally and in Africa as Project Managers for the identification and development of production water supply sources through the siting, drilling, test pumping and development of boreholes ranging from localized domestic application use to major bulk water supply well fields. 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