Geo-Marine Letters

, Volume 2, Issue 3–4, pp 219–222 | Cite as

Seabed geotechnical parameters from electrical conductivity measurements

  • Matthew H. Hulbert
  • Richard H. Bennett
  • Douglas N. Lambert
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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.

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© A. M. Dowden, Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew H. Hulbert
    • 1
  • Richard H. Bennett
    • 2
  • Douglas N. Lambert
    • 2
  1. 1.International Minerals and Chemical CorporationTerre Haute
  2. 2.Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity NSTL

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