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Prospecting with ground radar in an active creep-fault zone
Author(s): Dolores Ibanez Garduno; Henrique Lorenzo Cimadevila; Roman Alvarez Bejar; Victor Hugo Garduno Monroy
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Paper Abstract

In different places of Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, there are evidences of four active geologic creep-faults system in. These events have damages (cracking and landslides) in the civil building (Garduno M., et. al, 1998; Garduno M., et. al, 1999; Lermo S., et. al., 1999). In order to find these structures in the first 10 m of depth, region where we have the influence in civil building, we carried out a geophysical study with georadar technique. We made 15 sounding in the fault zone to join the results to preliminar geologic studies in order to improve the security rules in the high risk places. In this work we show the results of three sounds with georadar, as well as the final Bidimensional Model effected with the technique of tracing of ray.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4084, Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (27 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.383487
Show Author Affiliations
Dolores Ibanez Garduno
Henrique Lorenzo Cimadevila, Univ. de Vigo (Spain)
Roman Alvarez Bejar, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)
Victor Hugo Garduno Monroy, Univ. Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4084:
Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar
David A. Noon; Glen F. Stickley; Dennis Longstaff, Editor(s)

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