TITLE

EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY METHOD IN COASTAL HYDRO GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES

AUTHOR(S)
Oyedele, K. F.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Environmental Hydrology;2008, Vol. 16, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electrical resistivity methods were used to study saltwater intrusion and impacts on freshwater aquifers in the coastal areas of Lagos, Nigeria.. Schlumberger geoelectric sounding was used with borehole data to provide information on major freshwater units, freshwater-saltwater interfaces, as well as depths to freshwater units. Resistivity contrasts can be used to provide data for economic evaluation of groundwater development in coastal areas. The studies have also shown the method to be an effective tool in the monitoring of saltwater intrusion.
ACCESSION #
36182247

 

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