Eurasian Soil Science

, Volume 41, Issue 10, pp 1059–1065 | Cite as

Assessment of soil flooding in cities by electrophysical methods

  • S. A. Smernikov
  • A. I. Pozdnyakov
  • E. V. Shein
On the Centennial Anniversary of the Birth of S.A. Vladychenskii


The degree and localization of soil flooding have been assessed in the cities of Rostov Velikii and Astrakhan by the vertical electric sounding method. It has been proved that this method permits one to reliably reveal strongly excessively moistened (flooded) soils and to discover the groundwater level using measurements from the surface without digging profiles and boring drill holes.


Groundwater Level EURASIAN Soil Science Vertical Electric Sound Urban Condition Soil Flooding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Smernikov
    • 1
  • A. I. Pozdnyakov
    • 1
  • E. V. Shein
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Soil ScienceMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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