REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS TO MINERAL, PETROLEUM, AND GROUNDWATER EXPLORATION

12/14/1998


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Table of Contents

REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS TO MINERAL, PETROLEUM, AND GROUNDWATER EXPLORATION

Introduction

OUTLINE

OUTLINE CONT.

MINERAL EXPLORATION

STAGES OF EXPLORATION PROGRAM

TYPES OF MINERAL DEPOSITS Several types of mineral deposits exist:

GEOLOGICAL GUIDES FOR PROSPECTING

Stratigraphical-Guides

Lithological Guides

Geomorphological Guides

Structural Guides

Rock Alteration Guides

Examples Some spectral characteristics are listed below:

Examples, cont.

Manifestation of Alteration Zones

Remote Sensing References

Geobotanical Guides

Geobotanical Changes

PETROLEUM EXPLORATION

Structural Traps

Stratigraphic Traps

GROUND-WATER INVESTIGATIONS

Remote Sensing Indicators

Application Examples

GEOPHYSICAL APPLICATIONS

Mineral Exploration

Ground-Water Exploration

VLF/EM Surveys

Resistivity Surveys

Electrotelluric Surveys

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Author: Albert-Robertson

Email: kalbert@geosun1.sjsu.edu