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Detection of Potential Inundation Hazards by Overwater Seismic Methods.

Authors
Miller-JJ; Speirer-RA; Lee-MW; Balch-AH
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :48 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10007222
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines and the U.S. Geological Survey conducted a joint overwater seismic study at Rend Lake, Illinois, in the fall of 1980. The objective was to map fault trends adjacent to underground coal mine workings overlain by a shallow body of water. The nature of the lake bottom was found to act as a wave guide and reverberative mechanism so that water bottom multiples obscured all reflections from depth. This occurrence was proved by the application of extensive computer modeling programs to the data, which removed all reverberative energy and left no primary reflections.
Publication Date
19840101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1984
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR 100-85
NIOSH Division
DRC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
State
IL;
Performing Organization
U.S. Geological Survey
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