Application of Seismic-Refraction Techniques to Hydrologic Studies

U.S. Geological Survey, Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations Book 2, Chapter D2

by F. P. Haeni

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The series of manuals on techniques describes procedures for planning and executing specialized work in water-resources investigations . The material is grouped under major subject headings called Books and is further subdivided into Sections and Chapters. Section D of Book 2 is on surface geophysical methods.

The unit of publication, the Chapter, is limited to a narrow field of subject matter. This format permits flexibility in revision and publication as the need arises. "Application of Seismic-Refraction Techniques to Hydrologic Studies" is Chapter D2 of Book 2.

Reference to trade names, commercial products, manufacturers, or distributors in this manual does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Geological Survey or recommendation for use.

This manual is intended to supplement the more general "Application of Surface Geophysics to Ground-Water Investigations," by A.A.R. Zohdy, G.P. Eaton, and D.R. Mabey (U.S . Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, Book 2, Chapter D1, 1974).

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