A survey helicopter used for airborne electromagnetic surveys

Photo of a survey helicopter

Detailed Description

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) surveys use the same transmitter/receiver set up as a ground-based EM survey, but the technologies are towed below a low-flying aircraft. In September 2016, USGS ran a AEM survey in Kern County, California. USGS Photo by Laurel Rogers.


Image Dimensions: 3000 x 1688

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Location Taken: CA, US