However, it is unclear whether the eastern peripheral areas are suitable for gold mineralization and exploration. Guanghao Chen, Guanghe Liang, Deru Xu, Qiaosong Zeng, Shouhui Fu, Xiangrong Wei, Zhuanli He, Gonggu Fu, Application of a shallow seismic reflection method to the exploration of a gold deposit, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2004, Pages 12–16, https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-2132/1/1/002. Geological sketch of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit. Application of the technique to data from a deep seis-mic reflection experiment enhanced the visibility of all reflectors considerably. Success is greatly increased if shots and phones are near or in the saturated zone. It is reasonable to infer that such a crush zone associated with cryptoexplosive breccias might be a favourable site for gold deposition. Crush zone (Sb); 8. Moreover, interlayered crush zones and lateral fractures of the trunk faults are also well developed. We have applied the shallow seismic exploration method in this area with the aim of locating and investigating new mineral resources and potential gold ores. search for low velocity zones using reflection seismic, so that the vulnerable locations causing earthquakes in the area are obtained. The seismic reflection method is able to detect much more detail, typically allowing us to see many tens or even hundreds of reflecting surfaces. 4. The depth scale is in metres and the horizontal axis shows the CDP number at intervals of 2.5 m. Shallow seismic section interpretation images of exploration line JB in the Yangji-Shan gold deposit (exploration line 14). Seismic profiles (JA, JB, JC, RJ). 1.1.3 This guide will focus on the seismic-reflection method as it is applied to the near surface. The structural deformation and gold mineralization have migrated in a common NNE direction. For instance, all ore-bearing drill holes are located to the north of fault F1, indicating a directional tectono-metallogeneic migration. In general, the fraction of an orebody that is revealed at different depths is strictly controlled by the regional structure (Zhai and Yao 1992, Chen et al 1999). In this method the block matching algorithm is helpful for the recovery of seismic events because the texture blocks sharing the same reflection events are the most similar. In case of I=0, the ratio of the reflected energy of P-wave, E r, to the incident energy, E i, is given by: E r / E i I=0 The square root of the above relationship is called Reflection Coefficient, R. For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription. A concealed magmatic channel adjacent to lines 8–12 also exists. Common-Offset Seismic Reflection Method A technique for obtaining one-fold reflection data is called the common-offset method or common-offset gather (COG). Seismic‐reflection profiling also was used to determine the extent and thickness of recent lake‐bottom deposits in two Connecticut lakes. It states that “the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection”. The displacement of the fault is about 0.4–0.5 km (unpublished data from Northwest Jiangxi Geological Team, 1985). In this research the seismic reflection method has been used and studied to address problems associated with hardrock settings. A magmatic channel is present above the pluton. In some cases, seismic patterns can be identified with depositional systems, unconformities, channels, and other features. It is clear that a volcanic channel exists adjacent to exploration lines 8–12. Depth to bedrock under each geophone was obtained using this method. Cryptoexplosive breccias (NQδμ); 7. Once the locations of the bedrock valleys were established, a high-resolution seismic refraction method was used. Not long afterwards, regarding the manner and the circumstances of the bauxite deposits occur- A quartz dioritic porphyrite intrusion, 1–2 m wide, outcrops on the surface along line 16. This method was used as reconnaissance to locate the bedrock valleys. This technique does, however, have other applications on a smaller scale, such as for civil engineering project site investigation. Upper Devonian (D3); 4. Unique features of the seismic reflection method applicable to shallow engineering, groundwater, and environmental projects are described and recent applications are illustrated. The dark line above the section shows the surface relief. The detailed procedure for data processing is summarized in figure 2. This fault is considered as an ore-hosting conduit of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit. Multiple-well techniques. Shallow reflection surveys The shallow reflection method is by far the most effective geophysical technique for detailed and reliable imaging of the subsurface structure. Geophysical Prospecting Center, China Earthquake Administration, Zhengzhou 450002, China; Middle-Upper Silurian (S2, S3); 5. In the following, various applications of the shallow seismic methods are demonstrated by a number of examples. The drill hole ZK14–4 is located on line 14 and the drilling depth is 308.58 m. Sulfide ores in cryptoexplosive breccias are encountered at depths of 233.35–237.90 m (corresponding to altitudes of -165.87 to -170.43 m). Later tectonic activity along fault F1 resulted in the structural deformation of the orebodies and might have displaced the existing orebodies into several segments. Based on the geological results presented above, we point out the possibility that gold orebodies may occur between lines 14 and 16 in the Yangji-Shan site. 1. The results of two seismic exploration profiles (RJ and JB) are illustrated in figures 3 and 4, respectively. By noting the time it takes for a reflection to arrive at a receiver, it is possible to estimate the depth of the feature that generated the reflection. The method requires a controlled seismic source of energy, such as dynamite, a specialized air gun or a seismic vibrator, commonly known by the trademark name Vibroseis. Based on the general characteristics of tectono-metallogenesis of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit, we now describe in detail the shallow seismic profiles of -430 m. Both the crush zones and magmatic channel are potential sites for gold mineralization. The shallow seismic reflection technique is relatively straightforward from a … It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide, This PDF is available to Subscribers Only. The application of this shallow seismic exploration method to the Yangji-Shan gold deposit in south China is, however, an example of a successful attempt to determine subsurface structure and find potential orebodies using the technique. In combination with the study of regional metallogenic characteristics, the shallow seismic exploration method has potential for the discovery and exploration of solid mineral resources. Middle-Lower Triassic (T2-T1); 3. 1920: Practical seismic reflection methods developed. Application of an undulatory method of reflection seismics to the biomedical field September 2020 : Physical Review Applied publishes the article "Seismic Imaging Method for Medical Ultrasound Systems" where the CRS4 Imaging and Numerical Geophysics group successfully validates the idea of applying an undulatory method of reflection seismics to the biomedical field . [1] [4] Recent work [10] has mathematically demonstrated applications of crosscorrelation for reconstructing Green's function using wave field reciprocity theorem in a lossless, 3D heterogeneous medium. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Even when the signal to noise ratio is − 10 dB, this novel method still be able to clearly recover signals. The basic principle of the seismic reflection technique application is to measure the time taken for a seismic wave that travels from a source down into the ground where it is reflected back to the surface where it can be detected by a receiver (geophone): The drilling data can be used to divide the bedrock lithology and confirm the geophysical results. Appreciably more funds are expended on seismic reflection work … Due to the high vertical and lateral resolution 1.1.3 This guide will focus on the seismic-reflection method as it is applied to the near surface. Groundwater refers to the subsurface water that occurs beneath the water table in geological formation that are fully saturated. Due to the high vertical and lateral resolution Industrial drilling has verified the interpreted results for the gold orebodies at Yangji-Shan. Application of Seismic Reflection Surveys to Detect Massive Sulphide Deposits in Sediments-Hosted Environment Okan Evans Onojasun Department of Exploration Geophysics, Curtin University of Technology Abstract: Seismic reflection techniques, the most widely used geophysical method for hydrocarbon exploration A nonmathematical discussion of seismic methods and the differences between reflection, refraction, and borehole seismology are given. At the current mining site, the orebodies occur as lenses and are distributed in a right-handed direction. Seismic reflection is ideal for mapping geology at depths exceeding 50 m. Deep seismic reflection surveying is the most advanced technique in geophysics today, thanks to its application on a huge scale for oil and gas exploration. Seismic stratigraphy represents a coherent method for the analysis of sedimentary basin fills. This conclusion is in good agreement with the results of gold-abundance contouring in the area. The seismic-reflection method is a powerful geophysical exploration method that has been in widespread use in the petroleum industry for more than 60 years. Application of seismic reflection wave method in high water content sand-layered dike detection. © COPYRIGHT Geophysics GPR International Inc. Borehole imaging, geophysical logging and CPT surveys, MASW shear wave velocity measurements – v̄, Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Projects, Vibration monitoring and geotechnical instrumentation. This feature extends downwards from -100 m to -1200 m. The shallow seismic profile beneath lines 14 and 15 shows that a contact region exists between the wall strata and a pipe-like object, which extends downwards from -450 m to -600 m. A crush zone occurs along this pipe-like object. By means of comparison and discrimination of waves in the time domain, structural forms and contact relationships of the reflected layers, as well as the distribution of faults etc, can be determined. Two-shot reverse profiling seismic refraction was conducted in the targeted areas. These features extend from -100 m to -1200 m. The geological interpretation of the seismic profile between lines 14 and 15 indicates that a crush zone exists in the contact region above -450 m between the Permian–Triassic strata and a quartz dioritic porphyrite intrusion, and the width of this crush zone is small. Quartz dioritic porphyrite (Qδμ); 6. 21, Application of Modern Optimization Algorithm in Management Science, pp. Application of seismic reflection techniques for imaging sedimentary hosted massive sulphide is relatively new and the few experiment carried out have are at local scale [3] In this report, we extend the work of [3] by applying seismic reflection surveys for detecting massive sulphide deposits in sediment hosted environment at larger scale were the deposit may be located within 5km or more. 95% of the water used for human production and living comes from groundwater. ENE-to NE-trending fractures are predominant in the ore area with minor NW- and near-NS-trending faults. First, study of the metallogenic and geological conditions is important. It is necessary to increase the resolution of the seismic data in order to carry out solid-ore investigations into gold, silver, copper and other mineral resources. Tertiary (E); 2. Seismic stratigraphy represents a coherent method for the analysis of sedimentary basin fills. Seismic attribute analysis can extract information from seismic data that is, otherwise, hidden in the data and have been used to identify prospects, ascertain depositional environments. Variations in field techniques are required depending on depth. with application to deep seismic reflection data Mirko van der Baan∗ and Anne Paul‡ ABSTRACT Reflections in deep seismic reflection data tend to be visible on only a limited number of traces in a com-mon midpoint gather. The drilling data indicate that other new industrial orebodies exist in the Yangji-Shan gold deposit. When we create sound at or near the surface of the earth, some energy will be re ected back (bounced back). Fault F1 had cut through the Silurian and Triassic systems by the end of the early Indosinian–early Yanshanian episode; a quartz diorite and quartz dioritic porphyrite zone about 20 km in length is exposed along the fault. (2018). There are two ENE-trending trunk fractures, F1 and FA. Conclusi on The seismic reflection survey method has been. In the decades since seismic Seismic refraction is exploited in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and exploration geophysics. Seismic reflection method is the most commonly used geophysical technique which applies the principles of seismology for stratigraphic and structural mapping beneath the ground surface to depth of several hundred meters. Because the recognition technique cannot produce an estimate of “missing” data, it is extended with a recon-struction method. Since 1980, it has been increasingly used in applications shallower than 30 m, and that is the principal subject of this paper. ApplicationAdvance in seismic reflection profiling for UScoal exploration bFigure 1a is a seismic section obtained usinga linear sweep, figure 1b the same intervalwas made with a nonlinear sweep and figure cConoco prototype vibrator being used as ahigh-frequency source in coal exploration 12/8/16 Figure1 Application of the Seismic Reflection Method in Mineral Exploration and Crustal Imaging: Contributions to Hardrock Seismic Imaging September 2015 Thesis for: PhD Using basic geological observations, we attempt to interpret geologically the seismic profiles obtained, which show various lithological interfaces. The earliest applications of the method primar-ily concerned the determination of the depth to bedrock beneath a soil cover. This law is utilized in the seismic reflection method. Seismic reflection data have been acquired for coal mining operations in Australian coal basins for over 30 years. Originally used solely as a resource exploration tool, the seismic method now routinely contributes to coal-mine design and development. Below -450 m, a soft band extends downwards to -600 m. This is interpreted as an ore-bearing magmatic channel probably composed of ore-bearing cryptoexplosive breccias. In the northern section of the profile, a concealed sack-shaped pluton is located between -400 m and -600 m, forming a clear boundary with the wall rocks. 3. Reflection seismology is used extensively in a number of fields and its applications can be categorised into three groups, each defined by their depth of investigation: Seismic attributes are the components of the seismic data, which are obtained by measurement, computation, and other methods from the seismic data. It is instructive to review the method, but it has fallen into disuse because of the decreased cost of CDP surveys and the difficulty of quantitative interpretation in most cases. Typical applications of seismic reflection include: For more information, please contact our Ground Survey Team. This article presents a description of the lithology and weathered features of the subsurface under Qiaozhuang Town through a 2-D interpretation based on a shallow seismic reflection geophysical survey. This method involved a 24-channel system, multiple shots, and end-to-end or over lapping spread cables to produce continuous profiling across the bedrock valleys. 4. Application to seismic records 4.1. The upper right-hand figure shows the section after improving the resolution. The major characteristics of tectono-metallogenesis of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit are summarized as follows. This section focuses on the tectono-metallogenic process, i.e. Four surveying profiles were designed to meet our geological investigation target and detailed locations are shown in figure 3. 2. According to three-dimensional analysis, orebody number 5 outcrops in a lenticular shape, declining from east to west. - Coal investigation with 2D-3D modelling. This fracture acted as an ore-conducting and magma-conducting structure in the ore area, as the gold ores and mineralization outcrop in the fracture zone. By placing a seismic source in one well and receivers in another well, a seismic velocity model between the two wells can be constructed using tomographic techniques, and a reflection image can be obtained by processing the reflected arrivals. Applications . But, in using reflection seismology for oil and gas exploration, we have to deploy some kind of an acceptable energy source on the surface of the Earth and … 2. It also provides more accurate velocity parameters determined from a common-midpoint gather. The shallow seismic exploration method has been used extensively in petroleum exploration and geological engineering, but whether or not it is suitable for solid-ore exploration is still uncertain since solid ore deposits are usually irregularly shaped. Structural analyses from previous studies (Zhang 1992, Chen et al 1999) have shown that the Yangji-Shan gold deposit lies on the southern flank of the Dachong–Dingjiashan compound anticline (figure 1). The seismic reflection method involves inducing a seismic wave into the earth and recording the waves that are reflected from sub-surface layers. In most cases a 12-channel system was used. 2. The shallow seismic exploration method has been used extensively in petroleum exploration and geological engineering, particularly in karst regions. A heterogeneous approach without nodes at the interface is chosen to solve the problem in heterogeneous media. The primary application of the seismic-reflection method is the mapping of lateral continuity of lithologic units and, in general, detection of change in acoustic properties in the subsurface. Application of the three-component shallow seismic reflection method to probing buried active faults: LIU Bao-Jin 1, ZHAO Cheng-Bin 1, FENG Shao-Ying 1, YANG Xiao-Ping 2, HE Yin-Juan 1, LI Wen 1, ZUO Ying 1, KOU Kun-Peng 1: 1. Finally, seismic results must be compared with real mining data to test the feasibility of the developed shallow seismic exploration technique. According to the general metallogenic characteristics of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit, such a crush zone, intruded by dioritic porphyrites, is a favourable site for gold mineralization and deposition. The seismic reflection method has been used extensively in mineral exploration and for imaging crustal structures within hardrock environments. Seismic refraction is considered as one of the main geophysical techniques used to investigate the subsurface layering and/or local anomalies. FA is now a tensile-shear fault and was active prior to diagenesis, which led to a non-sequence in the strata on the south side. The seismic reflection method and ERT are used to determine the location of faults, the thickness of overlying strata of the fault, and the basic characteristics of faults. Seismic Reflection Methods 1. We present a method to estimate elastic parameter contrasts According to the results obtained from drill holes and structural analysis of the orebodies, the two segments of high-grade ore extend to the -204 m and -156 m midsections, respectively. In the following, various applications of the shallow seismic methods are demonstrated by a number of examples. The seismic-reflection method, a powerful geophysical exploration technique that has been in widespread use in the petroleum industry for more than 60 years, has been used increasingly since 1980 in applications shallower than 30m. Oil and gas exploration and engineering studies in water‐covered areas routinely use continuous seismic profiling techniques to obtain subsurface geologic information. Containment of the air-blast is essential in shallow reflection work. Seismic reflection data have been acquired for coal mining operations in Australian coal basins for over 30 years. APPLICATION OF THE SEISMIC REFLECTION METHOD TO ABANDONED MINE DETECTION IN ÓBIDOS, PORTUGAL João Carvalho1, Luís Torres1, Carlos Galhano2 and Luís Mendes-Victor3 1 Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, Estrada da Portela-Zambujal, 2720-461 Amadora 2 Universidade Nova, Monte da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica 3 Centro Geofísica Universidade de Lisboa, Rua da Escola Politécnica, 58, … This study was supported financially by the research project Exploration and Evaluation for the Superior Mineral Resources in Xinjiang, China (no 2001BA609A-07) and the project Relationship between Palaeozoic Effluent Basalts in Contiguous Areas among Yunnan, Guizhou and Sichuan Provinces and Copper Metallogenesis, which is a sub-project of the CAS Knowledge Innovation Project Continental Lithospheric Extension in South China and its Metallogenesis. Therefore, in the Radon domain, we process the seismic data with FCL trace by trace, as in formula , which could provide the directivity for filtering, developing 1D FCL filtering in the time–space domain, and representing an improvement of the conventional FCL method. Since the 1920’s, seismic reflection techniques have been used to search for petroleum and refraction techniques have been used in engineering applications. Seismic method is one of the main tools of assessing fault activity. The gold mineralization clearly shows characteristics of isometry. Seismic methods can provide valuable information of the subsurface, such as the seismic velocity structure of the geology (e.g. The seismic reflection method is The combined results indicate that the gold mineralization of the Yangji-Shan deposit is closely related to a volcanic structure (a volcanic channel). The lack of a reliable method for estimating Q from reflection seismic data is an issue when utilizing the Q value for hydrocarbon detection. APPLICATION OF THE SEISMIC REFLECTION METHOD TO ABANDONED MINE DETECTION IN ÓBIDOS, PORTUGAL João Carvalho1, Luís Torres1, Carlos Galhano2 and Luís Mendes-Victor3 1 Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, Estrada da Portela-Zambujal, 2720-461 Amadora 2 Universidade Nova, Monte da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica 3 Centro Geofísica Universidade de Lisboa, Rua da Escola … It is separated from the Niaoshijie-Saihu faulting basin by ENE-trending faults. Geographically, this is about 2 km east of Rui-Chang County, Jiangxi Province. The application of this shallow seismic exploration method to the Yangji-Shan gold deposit in south China is, however, an example of a successful attempt to determine subsurface structure and find potential orebodies using the technique. The aim of the study was to test the feasibility and suitability of the shallow seismic exploration method in exploiting other solid ores. Seismic reflection is generally applicable to depths greater than 80 to 100 feet, and is widely used on land to map a variety of deep features (e.g., stratigraphy, faults). In this article, we derive an approximate equation and propose a dominant and central frequency shift (DCFS) method by combining the quality factor Q , the travel time, and dominant and central frequencies of two successive seismic signals along the … 479-484. But now, the pollution degree of groundwater resources is serious, which is a serious threat to human. Within 10 years, the dominant method of hydrocarbon exploration. Shallow seismic profile above -600 m altitude for line RJ and the interpreted image (exploration line 10). The application of this shallow seismic exploration method to the Yangji-Shan gold deposit in south China is, however, an example of a successful attempt to determine subsurface structure and find potential orebodies using the technique. Originally used solely as a resource exploration tool, the seismic method now routinely contributes to coal-mine design and development. The successful application of the shallow seismic exploration method to the Yangji-Shan gold deposit in south China demonstrates that the determination of subsurface structure and potential orebodies is possible using this technique. This can attenuate multiples and various interference waves, and hence greatly improve the signal-to-noise ratio of a seismic profile. In the ore area, fault F1 is not only an ore-conducting structure but also the ore-hosting site, together with the surrounding secondary en échelon plumose fractures. This paper describes a case study in which the shallow seismic exploration method was used to investigate the subsurface structure of the Yangji-Shan gold deposit in Jiangxi Province, south China. Second, the selection of shallow seismic profiles, which relies on the fundamental geology, is critical. Additionally, since the 1980’s, significant strides have been made in both near-surface seismic reflection surveying and in the development of shallow-seismic refraction methods. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Guangzhou 510640, China. The seismic method makes use of the properties of the velocity of sound. The Yangji-Shan gold deposit is located in the southern Yangtze block in south China, adjacent to the boundary between the Yangtze and Cathaysian blocks. However, the accuracy of these geological interpretations is always affected by certain factors, for example, the arrangement of the field observation system, the method of primary data collection, the method of data processing and the selection of parameters. In the drill hole ZK13–1, the gold orebody is about 7 m thick and occurs between 113.76–121.04 m. The average gold abundance is 1.9 × 10-6 where the highest value is 10 × 10-6. To prevent stack degeneration, any … for seismic reflector characterisation: method and application N. Maercklin, A. Zollo RISSC, Italy Abstract: Elastic parameters derived from seismic reflection data provide information on the lithological contrast at an interface and support the geolo-gical interpretation. Orebody (Au); 9. The seismic refraction method utilizes the refraction of seismic waves by rock or soil layers to characterize the subsurface geologic conditions and geologic structure. The magmatic channels act as passages for the migration of ore-bearing fluids and the crush zones provide space for gold precipitation. An application of a combined refraction-reflection seismic method to a landslide study / BALIA R.; DEIDDA G. P.; RANIERI G.. - (1996), pp. The acquisition system is set up with a shot-leading geometry. The seismic reflection method usually gives better resolution (i.e., makes it possible to see smaller features) than other methods, with the exception of measurements made in close proximity, as with borehole logs (see below). 12/8/16. Shallow reflection surveys The shallow reflection method is by far the most effective geophysical technique for detailed and reliable imaging of the subsurface structure. This velocity is di erent for di erent rocks and it is this di erence which is exploited in the seismic method. The use of seismic reflection surveys for targets shallower than 30 m has not been widespread until the 1980’s, however. Surveys along 90 kilometers of river channels in the Sarasota‐port Charlotte, Florida, area defined in detail the stratigrapahy and continuity of the shallow aquifers. Each lens is about 20 m long and 5–8 m wide. With this in mind, three holes have been drilled to test our seismic results. Tertiary red sandstone–conglomerates developed in the south-eastern area. The primary application of the seismic-reflection method is the mapping of lateral continuity of lithologic units and, in general, detection of change in acoustic properties in the subsurface. For each shot, the weight of dynamite is 350–400 g. The shot interval is 10 m. Each shot record consists of 24 channels with a receiver interval of 5 m. The offset between the shot and the first receiver is 30 m. The recording length includes 2048 samples with a sampling rate of 0.4 ms. Data processing includes pre-processing, static correction, filtering, velocity analysis, NMO correction, stack, noise attenuation and depth migration. For this reason, it has become the method of choice for the subsurface investigation of sedimentary basins, particularly for petroleum exploration. Application of Seismic Reflection Surveys to Detect Massive Sulphide Deposits in Sediments-Hosted Environment Okan Evans Onojasun Department of Exploration Geophysics, Curtin University of Technology Abstract: Seismic reflection techniques, the most widely used geophysical method for hydrocarbon exploration For a more rigorous discussion of refraction and reflection seismology, visit An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration Check out equipment and seismic refraction applications in industry at Geosphere Inc. Lithoprobe is a Canadian program to study North American continental crust using refraction seismology as one of many exploration methods. 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