Geological Monitoring Articles

  • Quantitative Analysis of Geological Samples- X-Calibur

    Abstract Quantitative and qualitative analysis of geological samples (rocks and river sediments) was performed on Xenemetrix EDXRF Benchtop Spectrometer System, model X-Calibur  Objective: Perform XRF measurements on certified geological reference materials to build calibration curves for the major oxides (Na2O, MgO, SiO2, Al2O3, SiO2, P2O5, ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Mapping exploitable gravel layers with Electrical Resistivity Tomography

    Geoelectrical measurements in a gravel pit were used to map exploitable gravel layers, to estimate their thickness and measure the overburden. 9 profiles with a length between 235 and 715m have been measured. The maximum penetration depth was about 45m. Visualizations on maps and in 3D fence diagrams show the distribution of the mineable gravel layers and simplify the planning of the ...


    By Geo2X

  • The impact of robotics on neurosurgery

    Stuart Campbell, Clinical Sales Development Manager of the Neurological Products Division at Renishaw, discusses key trends on the use of robotics in neurosurgery. The curious case of Phineas Gage is one of the earliest and best known cases of serious brain injury. On September 13th, 1848, Gage was working as a railway foreman in Vermont when an explosion caused a three foot long iron rod to be ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Gravity Method

    Gravity survey - Brett D. Smith thesis area, Colorado School of Mines - 1984Designed and performed multiple-traverse surveys across the geologic boundary between the Eastern Klamath Mountains / Cascade Range provinces. Elevation surveying of gravity stations was performed utilizing non-GPS elevation surveying equipment. All survey "loops" were properly closed and double checked for accuracy ...


    By ECA Geophysics

  • Virtual 3D reconstruction, diagnosis and surgical planning with Mimics software

    CT scans interpretation is no longer strictly related to the machine. They can be analysed with specialised software that allows for diagnosis, surgical and dental procedures planning. So, medical doctors can analyse and determine the step–by–step procedure in the actual phase with a computer. There are presented some real examples computed with Mimics software. Keywords: CT scans, 3D ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Vision-based 3D surface motion capture for the DIET breast cancer screening system

    Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent forms of cancer in the world today. The search for effective treatment and screening methods is a highly active area of research. The Digital Image-based Elasto-Tomography (DIET) project is a new breast cancer screening system under development, where surface motion from the mechanically actuated breast is measured in 3D, and used as input to an inverse ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Atomic resolution analyses of nano-structured materials by atom probe tomography

    The three dimensional atom probe (3DAP) is a well established and widely used nanoanalysis tool in materials science (mainly metallic materials). Due to its ability to map out in 3D the distribution of atoms in the real space on a nearly atomic scale, it has been extensively applied for the investigation of a large variety of materials, allowing a better understanding of physical phenomena ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Small scale mechanical properties of polycrystalline materials: in situ diffraction studies

    The recent developments in the fields of processing, mechanical characterisation as well as simulation allow for a deeper study of the relationships between the microstructure and the mechanical properties of nanostructured materials (thin films and bulk nano materials). The understanding of size effect on the elastic and plastic deformation mechanisms is of both fundamental and practical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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