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TitreRecent AEM case study examples using a Full Waveform time-domain system for near-surface applications
AuteurPrikhodko, A; Legault, J M; Kwan, K; Eadie, T; Oldenborger, G A; Sapia, V; Viezzoli, A; Gloaguen, E; Smith, B D; Best, M E
SourceProceeding of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP); 2013 p. 1-10
Séries alt.Secteur des sciences de la Terre, Contribution externe 20120360
RéunionSymposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP); Denver; US; mars 17-21, 2013
ProvinceManitoba; Ontario; Québec; Colombie-Britannique
Sujetschamps électromagnétiques; cartographie électromagnétique; levés électromagnétiques; eau souterraine; aquifères; Bassin d'Horn River ; géophysique; hydrogéologie
Illustrationsprofiles; plots
ProgrammeAquifer Assessment & support to mapping, Géoscience des eaux souterraines
Résumé(disponible en anglais seulement)
A new time-domain design implementation for the VTEM helicopter time-domain EM system, known as "Full-waveform" VTEM, addresses the early time issues that have been limiting its shallow mapping capability for near-surface applications.
The Full-waveform design implementation consists of a combination of a) streamed half-cycle recording of transmitter and receiver waveform data, as well as b) continuous system calibration corrections, b) parasitic-noise and transmitter-drift corrections, and d) ideal-waveform-deconvolution corrections that are applied in a separate post-processing step. This leads to an improvement in usable early time data from ~100usec in standard VTEM systems to ~20usec for Full waveform VTEM. This results in a vastly improved near-surface hydrogeologic characterization.
The Full-waveform system and theory were previously described by Legault et al. (2012). This paper presents VTEM case-study examples with emphasis on near-surface applications.