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First Aqua Foundation/EAGE Indian Near Surface Geophysics Conference & Exhibition 2019

28th November 2019   -   29th November 2019
New Delhi, India
https://events.eage.org/en/2019/First%20Aqua%20Foundation%20EAGE%20Indian%20Near%20Surface%20Geophysics%20Conference%20and%20Exhibition%202019
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Abstract

AF Academy and the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) are excited to announce that the 1st Indian Near Surface Geophysics Conference & Exhibition is being organized in New Delhi, India from 28-29 November 2019. We look forward to welcome all of you to join us in beautiful India in November 2019. Near-surface geophysics is the use of geophysical methods to investigate features in the shallow (tens to hundreds of meters) subsurface.The objectives of near-surface geophysics are often noninvasive investigations of pollution problems, obtaining engineering information, locating and defining archaeological sites, near-surface structural features such as paleo channels and faults, cavities and tunnels, minerals, groundwater, pipelines, etc.It is closely related to applied geophysics or exploration geophysics. Methods used include seismic refraction and reflection, gravity, magnetic, electric, and electromagnetic methods. Many of these methods were developed for oil and mineral exploration but are now used for a great variety of applications, including archaeology, environmental science, forensic science, military intelligence, geotechnical investigation, mineral exploration, and hydrogeology. Near-surface geophysics is being extensively used in India for various engineering, environmental, mining, ground water, archaeological and forensic applications. The conference is being organized to bring various stakeholders on a common platform, share the experiences and deliberate upon ways and means to increase use of geophysics for various application areas.