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Title: Application of geophysical methods for fracture characterization

Abstract

One of the most crucial needs in the design and implementation of an underground waste isolation facility is a reliable method for the detection and characterization of fractures in zones away from boreholes or subsurface workings. Geophysical methods may represent a solution to this problem. If fractures represent anomalies in the elastic properties or conductive properties of the rocks, then the seismic and electrical techniques may be useful in detecting and characterizing fracture properties. 7 refs., 3 figs.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (USA)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (USA)|[California Univ., Berkeley, CA (USA). Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
  3. Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (USA)|[California Univ., Berkeley, CA (USA). Dept. of Materials Science and Mineral Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
137707
Report Number(s):
LBL-28332; CONF-900406-62
ON: DE90009074; TRN: 90:011872
DOE Contract Number:
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 1. international topical meeting on high-level radioactive waste management, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 8-12 Apr 1990; Other Information: PBD: Jan 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; 58 GEOSCIENCES; GEOLOGIC FRACTURES; SEISMIC WAVES; ROCKS; FRACTURE PROPERTIES; UNDERGROUND FACILITIES; WAVE PROPAGATION; BOREHOLES; YUCCA MOUNTAIN; FLUID FLOW; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; Yucca Mountain Project

Citation Formats

Lee, K.H., Majer, E.L., McEvilly, T.V., and Morrison, H.F.. Application of geophysical methods for fracture characterization. United States: N. p., 1990. Web.
Lee, K.H., Majer, E.L., McEvilly, T.V., & Morrison, H.F.. Application of geophysical methods for fracture characterization. United States.
Lee, K.H., Majer, E.L., McEvilly, T.V., and Morrison, H.F.. Mon . "Application of geophysical methods for fracture characterization". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/137707.
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abstractNote = {One of the most crucial needs in the design and implementation of an underground waste isolation facility is a reliable method for the detection and characterization of fractures in zones away from boreholes or subsurface workings. Geophysical methods may represent a solution to this problem. If fractures represent anomalies in the elastic properties or conductive properties of the rocks, then the seismic and electrical techniques may be useful in detecting and characterizing fracture properties. 7 refs., 3 figs.},
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