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GRAVITY METHOD [1 record]

Record 1 2010-11-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geological Prospecting
  • Geological Research and Exploration
  • Geophysics
DEF

A method of geophysical prospecting, which embraces the mapping of variations in the Earth's gravitational field.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prospection géologique
  • Recherches et prospections géologiques
  • Géophysique
DEF

Méthode géophysique de prospection qui consiste à mesurer des variations du champ de la pesanteur ou à faire ressortir les anomalies de l'accélération de la pesanteur.

CONT

La prospection gravimétrique [...] repose sur la mesure des variations infimes de l'attraction qui s'exerce entre une petite masse de matière et la Terre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Prospección geológica
  • Investigaciones y prospecciones geológicas
  • Geofísica
DEF

Prospección en la que se mide la aceleración de la gravedad en cada punto del terreno.

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