Chapter 3. Geophysics

  1. Alastair Ruffell and
  2. Jennifer McKinley

Published Online: 14 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758854.ch3

Geoforensics

Geoforensics

How to Cite

Ruffell, A. and McKinley, J. (2008) Geophysics, in Geoforensics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758854.ch3

Author Information

  1. Queen's University, Belfast, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057346

Online ISBN: 9780470758854

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Keywords:

  • Earth and deep geophysics in forensics;
  • humanitarian and criminal forensic geophysics application;
  • seismic methods - macro to micro;
  • ‘forensic’ gravity measurement work;
  • glacier imaging and ground-penetrating radar (GPR)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Seismic methods: macro to micro

  • Gravity/gravimetrics

  • Electrical

  • Magnetic and electromagnetic

  • Ground-penetrating radar (GPR)

  • Radiometrics

  • Review of why some methods are favoured and others not