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MRS applicability for a study of glacial sedimentary aquifers in Central Jutland, Denmark

Abstract : Intensive geophysical measurements are currently being carried out in Denmark to comply with the Danish Government's environmental plans of dense hydrogeological mapping to ensure high quality non-treated drinking water supply based solely on groundwater. A MRS-TDEM combined geophysical survey was conducted to measure the applicability and the contribution of MRS to running drilling programs. Despite complicated electromagnetic noise conditions, the MRS method proved to be applicable in the Danish context. An example of the practical application of MRS combined with TDEM in two selected areas of the former County of Vejle in Denmark, demonstrates the efficiency of the technique. The MRS results clearly suggest optimal locations for water supply boreholes within subsurface structures with homogeneous resistivity conditions mapped by TDEM. These results reveal the interest of using MRS as a new geophysical tool for the Danish water supply policy, which can provide a foundation for optimising drilling site locations within areas with resistivities in the aquifer range. However, more MRS soundings need to be carried out in order to improve MRS calibration in the Danish context, which will allow quantitative MRS characterization of aquifers.
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Konstantinos Chalikakis, Mette Ryom Nielsen, Anatoly Legchenko. MRS applicability for a study of glacial sedimentary aquifers in Central Jutland, Denmark. Journal of Applied Geophysics, Elsevier, 2008, 66 (3-4), pp.176 à 187. ⟨10.1016/j.jappgeo.2007.11.005⟩. ⟨insu-00388070⟩



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