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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Geoelectrical prospecting - MG452P48
Title: Geoelectrical prospecting
Czech title: Geoelektrický průzkum
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics (31-450)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: 4
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Explanation: Výuka probíhá s ohledem na situaci dle nařízení hyg. stanice hl.m. Prahy a MŠMT
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D.
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Last update: Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D. (24.09.2020)
The course deals with a basic theory and practice of geoelectrical prospection. A special focus is given to the data processing and interpretation.
Last update: Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D. (24.09.2020)

Everett M. E., Near-surface applied geophysics. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Reynolds J.M., An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics (kap. 3 a 4), John Wiley & Sons, N.Y., 1997.
Telford W.M., Geldart L.P., Sheriff R.E., Applied Geophysics (kap. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990.

Requirements to the exam
Last update: Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D. (04.10.2021)

Course credits: Solved assignements (practicals) given throughout the semester.

Exam: Written exam (could be also oral if students wish to).


In case of on-line course all the requirements remains the same.

Last update: Mgr. Jan Valenta, Ph.D. (24.09.2020)

1. Introduction to electromagnetic field, its sources and methods of measurement, classification of geoelectric methods
2. Resistivity methods; resistivity of rocks
3. Resistivity sounding
4. Resistivity profiling
5. Electrical Resistivity Tomography
6. Electrochemical methods - SP and IP
7. Electromagnetid methods in frequency domain: VLF, frequency sounding and profiling, conductivity meters
8. Electromagnetid methods in time domain - transient method, GPR

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