Institut für Geophysik
Prof. Dr. Michael Becken
Dr. Volkmar Schmidt

Corrensstraße 24 48149 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-33590
Fax: +49 251 83-36100

Current Projects

DESMEX: Deep electromagnetic sounding for mineral exploration

Magnetic and dielectric properties of salt rocks

Pipeline-EM: Utilizing impressed current cathodic protection for EM Exploration

Archäo-geophysikalische Erkundungen bei Nonnweiler / Saarland

DC-train: Electromagnetic imaging using fields emitted by railway lines

EDE: Telluric recording system

Advanced field course 2014: Magnetotelluric and Gravity survey in the Vaucluse, SE France



DC-train: Electromagnetic imaging using fields emitted by railway lines


Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Michael Becken
Research Associate: Dr. Anna Avdeeva
Funding: Shell Global Solutions, Rijswijk
Period: 01/02/2014-30/04/2016
Project partner: Dr. Rita Streich, Shell Global Solutions


Objectives:

(i) development of an approximate railway electromagnetic source model based on synthetic model studies and field data (ii) adaption of time series processing schemes to the specific characteristics of train sources (iii) acquisition, processing and modelling of field data near a railway line in a selected test area.

Publications and Conference contributions:

A. Avdeeva, M. Becken and R. Streich. Towards imaging the Earth using EM fields emitted by DC railways. In: Proceedings of the 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Weimar, Germany, August 25-30, 2014.


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Institut für Geophysik
Prof. Dr. Michael Becken
Dr. Volkmar Schmidt

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· 48149 Münster
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