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Abstract

A guide to the use of AEM geophysics for mapping SWI in coastal landscapes and karstic aquifer systems in Australia. The project was funded by the National Water Commission (NWC), with significant in-kind resources and funding provided by Geoscience Australia (GA) and the Northern Territory Department of Resources, Environment, Tourism, Arts and Sports (NRETAS).
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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2012-01-01T00:00:00

Product Type

nonGeographicDataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

GA Catalogue Number

74101 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/74101/

Keywords

GA Publication
Record
AEM
Airborne Electromagnetics
groundwater
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

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Given the increasing use of AEM technologies for a wide range of hydrogeological applications, the Australian Government's National Water Commission (NWC) approached Geoscience Australia to review the available literature to: - Summarise the results of previous investigations that have used AEM data to map and characterise SWI and carbonate-karstic groundwater systems, documenting both international and Australian examples; - Describe the key hydrogeological characteristics of the coastal groundwater systems in Australia that are most at-risk from adverse SWI impacts. These data are crucial for initially evaluating whether AEM systems may be of use in characterising the key elements of these groundwater systems. - Provide recommendations on AEM technical risk assessment processes that could be employed to assess AEM system suitability for further surveys.

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Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

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Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

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pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
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