, Volume 2, Issue 3-4, pp 219-222

Seabed geotechnical parameters from electrical conductivity measurements

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Abstract

Electrical conductivity measurements provide useful geotechnical information, particularly porosity data, and are well suited for use in conjunction with acoustic profiling techniques. A proposed conductivity measurement system for surveying the seabed is characterized by a towed inductive multifrequency probe operating underwater. It is integrated with a shipboard data acquisition and processing system.