SEISMOGRAPH SPEEDS SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATION

The seismograph technique is described where shock waves bounced off bedrock permit rapid reconnaissance and eliminate need for expensive and time consuming probings. The use is detailed of the seismograph system for the determination of the depth of bedrock, the identification of soil types and the detection of interfaces between different soils, the study of highway materials deposits, and the detection of the water table.

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    Public Works Journal Corporation

    P.O. Box 688
    Ridgewood, NJ  USA  07451
  • Authors:
    • Bigelow, N
  • Publication Date: 1964-9

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 98-99
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081173
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM