Investigation of the State of an Earth Dam by Geophysical Methods

  • V. V. Noskevich
  • V. Yu. Gorshkov
  • S. V. Baidikov
  • I. A. Ugryumov

Operational nondestructive monitoring is presently used actively for assessing the stability and predicting the physical state of earth dams. An investigation by several methods of such physical parameters as density, dielectric constant, electrical resistance, longitudinal electrical conductivity, and frequency dispersion coefficient was carried out on an earth dam located in the Sverdlovsk Oblast.


earth dam GPR profiling gravimetry electrometry induction sounding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Noskevich
    • 1
  • V. Yu. Gorshkov
    • 1
  • S. V. Baidikov
    • 1
  • I. A. Ugryumov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Geophysics UB of RASYekaterinburgRussia

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