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A promising tool for subsurface permafrost mapping-An application of airborne geophysics from the Yukon River Basin, Alaska

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3133/

Airborne electromagnetic surveying is used to estimate the character of the permafrost by measuring and monitoring the electrical resistivity, which is affected by lithology, temperature, water, and ice.

by Abraham, Jared D.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3133
Related topics:
Electromagnetic surveying, Geophysics, Permafrost, Resistivity, Rivers, Valleys
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Yukon-Koyukuk,
Quadrangles
Fort Yukon

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