Near Surface Geophysics General Contributions Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Primary Convener:  Xavier Comas, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States
Co-Convener:  Bruce D Smith, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Changes in the Electrical Conductivity of Infiltrating Rainwater
Adam Tew, Stanford University, Los Altos Hills, CA, United States
Mapping the Subsurface Structure of a Potential Shallow Geothermal Field in Northeastern Taiwan by Using the Seismic Reflection Method
Ruey-Chyuan Shih1, C.-Y. Wang2, H.-Y. Kuo2, Y.-K. Wang1, Y.-H. Sun1 and T.-C. Yen1, (1)CCU National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi County, Taiwan, (2)National Central University, Taiwan, ChungLi, Taiwan
Geoelectrical Monitoring for Observation of Changes in Water Content in the Slope of an Embankment Caused By Heavy Rain Using a Large-Scale Rainfall Simulator
Shinichi Takakura1, Mayumi Yoshioka1, Tomohiro Ishizawa2 and Naoki Sakai2, (1)Geological Survey of Japan, AIST, Tsukuba Ibaraki, Japan, (2)National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Japan
Tri-Dimensional Electric Resistivity Tomography (ERT-3D) Technique, an Efficient Tool to Unveil the Subsoil of Archaeological Structures
Rene E Chavez, Diana Vargas, Gerardo Cifuentes-Nava, J. Esteban HernaNdez-Quintero and Andres Tejero, UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
2D Time-lapse Resistivity Monitoring of an Organic Produced Gas Plume in a Landfill using ERT.
Nathan Debellis Amaral1, Carlos Alberto Mendonça1 and Rory Doherty2, (1)IAG Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences, Sao Paulo, Brazil, (2)Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
Considerations on sample holder design and custom-made non-polarizable electrodes for Spectral Induced Polarization measurements on unsaturated soils
Carole Kaouane1, Michel C. Chouteau1, Cyrille Fauchard2 and Philippe Cote2, (1)Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, CGM, Montreal, QC, Canada, (2)IFSTTAR Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux, Bouguenais Cedex, France
Geophysical Imaging of Near Surface Hydrostratigraphy in Arid Ephemeral Stream Systems Near Yuma, AZ
Dennis Lee Harry1, Nicholas A Sutfin1, Jeremy R. Shaw2, Joshua Faulconer3, Andrew J Genco1, Ellen Wohl1, Stephanie K Kampf3 and David J. Cooper2, (1)Colorado State University, Department of Geosciences, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)Colorado State University, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)Colorado State University, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Detection of 3D tree root systems using high resolution ground penetration radar
Daniel Altdorff1, Michael Honds2, Johannes Botschek3 and Jan Van Der Kruk1, (1)Forschungszentrum Jülich, Agrosphere (IBG 3), Jülich, Germany, (2)Fachbereich Arboristik, Baumwurzel-Rohrleitungs-Interaktionen, Mönchengladbach, Germany, (3)Universität Bonn, INRES Bodenwissenschaften, Bonn, Germany
GPR Mapping of a Buried Paleolithic Landscape Near Kathu, South Africa
Konstantinos Sacha Papadimitrios, Catarina Balduino-Sollaci, Stephanie Vaughn, Sam Edwards, Carl-Georg Bank and Michael Chazan, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
GPR attenuation analyses using spectral ratios of primary and multiple arrivals: examples from Welsh peat bogs
Adam Booth, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Donna Carless, Swansea University, Geography, Swansea, United Kingdom and Bernd Kulessa, Glaciology Group, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
The San Marcos Pueblo Archaeological Site: A Review and Update of Ongoing Work by the Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (SAGE)
Moira Septima Leyko Poje, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, Kimberly Berry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, United States, Timothy W Brandt, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States, Tisha C Irwin, Saddleback College, Santa Ana, CA, United States, Andrea Creighton, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, Kris J MacLennan, Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (SAGE), Berkeley, CA, United States, John F Ferguson, Univ of Texas - Dallas, Richardson, TX, United States and Louise Pellerin, Green Geophysics, Berkeley, CA, United States
Geophysical Exploration of Faults, Fissures, and Fractures at Four Sites in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Octavio Lázaro-Mancilla1, Antonio Gonzalez-Fernandez2, Alma Contreras-Corvera1, Joann M Stock3, Delia Moreno-Ayala4, Jorge Ramirez-Hernandez1, Concepcion Carreon-Diazconti1, Dina A Larios Lopez5 and Jaime Reyes Lopez1, (1)Instituto de Ingeniería, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ciencias de la Tierra y del Medio Ambiente, Mexicali, Mexico, (2)Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, San Diego, CA, United States, (3)California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)SIDUE, Cartografia, Mexicali, Mexico, (5)Ohio Univ, Athens, OH, United States
Geological Processes Affecting the Shallow Seafloor Temperature Fields: Results from 2D and 3D Seismic Reflection Data Offshore SW Taiwan
Wu-Cheng Chi1, Liwen Chen1, Char-Shine Liu2, Yunshuen Wang3, Christian Berndt4, Wei-Chung Han2 and Saulwood Lin2, (1)Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)Central Geological Survey, Taipei, Taiwan, (4)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Near Surface Imaging Using P- and SH- Full Waveform Inversion
MD IFTEKHAR Alam, Oklahoma State University Main Campus, Stillwater, OK, United States and Priyank Jaiswal, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States
Investigating the Sedimentary Structure of the Baza Basin (Southern Spain) using Seismic Reflection Profiling
Maria Baumann-Wilke1, Christian A Haberland1, Manfred Stiller1, Luis Gibert2, Maria Jose Jurado3, Gary R Scott4 and Dieter F Mertz5, (1)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (2)Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, (3)Inst de Ciencias de la Tierra, Barcelona, Spain, (4)Berkeley Geochronology Center, Berkeley, CA, United States, (5)Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Towards a more comprehensive usage of reflection seismic in near-surface characterization
Martin Blouin1, Erwan Gloaguen1, Gilles Bellefleur2 and Andre Pugin2, (1)Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique-Eau Terre Environnement INRS-ETE, Quebec City, QC, Canada, (2)Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Geo-acoustic modeling and visibility of sedimentary strata in high resolution sediment acoustic profiling records: case studies from Baltic Sea and Beibu Gulf, South China Sea.
Michael Endler1, Rudolf Endler1, Jens Wunderlich2, Bernd Bobertz3, Thomas Leipe1, Jørn Bo Jensen4, Matthias Moros1 and Helge W Arz1, (1)Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Rostock, Germany, (2)Innomar Technologie GmbH, Rostock, Germany, (3)Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University, Greifswald, Germany, (4)Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark
Microgravity Characterization of the Hontomín CO2 Storage Site (Spain). Integration with 3D Seismic Results
Puy Ayarza1, Juvenal Andres1, Juan Alcalde2, David Martí3, Ignacio Marzán3, Jose R Martinez-Catalan1, Ramon Carbonell3, José Luis García Lobón4 and Andrés Pérez Estaún3, (1)University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, (2)University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, (3)ICTJA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain, (4)IGME, Madrid, Spain
Regional Heat Flow Map and the Continental Thermal Isostasy Understanding of México
Orlando Miguel Espinoza-Ojeda and Robert N Harris, Oregon State University, Collage of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States
Geophysical investigation of hot springs within the vicinity of Shoshone, California
Felix Dziedzorm Ziwu1, Laura F Serpa2, Diane Irene Doser3 and Eric A Hagedorn2, (1)University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, United States, (2)Univ. of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, United States, (3)University of Texas at El Paso, Geological Sciences, El Paso, TX, United States
Investigating plantation-induced near-surface soil hydrophobicity and its impact on groundwater recharge in the Nebraska Sand Hills, USA
Zablon A. Adane1, Paolo Nasta1,2 and John B Gates1, (1)University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (2)The University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
A climate-related continental strain tide identified from PBO borehole strainmeter data
Zhou Lu1 and Lianxing Wen1,2, (1)University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, (2)Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States
Magnetotellurics with long distance remote reference to reject DC railway noise
Tilman Hanstein1, John Jiang1, Kurt Strack1 and Oliver Ritter2, (1)KMS Technologies, Houston, TX, United States, (2)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
A Satellite Based Study of Surface Energy Fluxes and Closing the Energy Balance 
Shohreh Didari, CUNY-NOAA CREST, New York, NY, United States; Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, Selma Skoko-Dobryansky, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY, United States; CUNY City College, New York, NY, United States and Hamidreza Norouzi, New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, United States