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Subject: Re: Geophone layout
From: "Robert W. Avakian" ravakian@............
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 19:00:56 -0500

So, how did things work out??

Bob Avakian

Thomas wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am 4th year student working a project using geophones to measure ice
> thicknes. Is there a special method to layout the geophones to get an
> accurate profile an induced vibration? The purposal is to generate an
> acoustic pulse through possibly several kilometers of ice and have the
> geophones detect this pulse and derive the ice thickness. Would anyone have
> suggestions on a detonation mechanism? I've heard people use 1 kg of
> dynamite for 1 km of ice.
> As you can see, I am not too familiar with geophones but I do know they work
> like an accelerator. If anyone knows of a good book, please suggest it
> because none of our group members are geology people.
> Thanks alot for your time.
> Thomas Looi
> Aerospace Engineering
> University of Toronto
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