Oyedele, K. F.
January 2008
Journal of Environmental Hydrology;2008, Vol. 16, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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