Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 3 of 3 items for :

  • "seismic methods" x
  • Refine by Access: All Content x
Clear All

Suddenly, Aswan Seismic Network detected and observed a number of events beside Aswan city. The magnitude of these events ranged from 0.9 to 2.6. These events were considered very important events because they were located not far from the Aswan High Dam. The main purpose of this work is to investigate and identification of these events using different seismic methods. Small earthquakes and explosions have the same flat and displacement spectrum for short-period P waves and discrimination of small events rests on detection and location. The final result appears that the source of these events is not an artificial type.

Restricted access

Every geophysical exploration method has non-uniqueness/ambiguity due to which interpretation is often misleading. If two or more data sets that deal with different physical properties are interpreted jointly then the combined study reduces the ambiguities in either method significantly. For layered structures magnetotelluric and seismic method provide information about the conductivities, velocities and thicknesses of the layers, where the thicknesses are the common parameters of seismic and magnetotelluric models. Assuming that the conductivity and velocity discontinuities are identical, the joint inversion of the two methods can improve the reliability of the estimation of thicknesses. In this paper on synthetic data will be shown, that the joint inversion yields better layer parameters, than the individual magnetotelluric or seismic inversions. The joint inversion decrease the effect of the equivalence, which at the magnetotelluric inversion often leads to misconclusion.  As inversion technique the simulated annealing and the linearized inversion will be used. In the present work, attempt is made to study the seismic refraction and magnetotelluric data to delineate reliable subsurface information.

Restricted access

. 2 Nonlinear dynamic shear modulus The shear stiffness of the soil is usually represented by the shear modulus G , which is the slope of the shear stress-shear strain curve. It can be determined by using seismic methods in the

Open access