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Shallow Shear-Wave Seismic Characterization of a Pleistocene Gravel Deposit, Yazoo County, MississippiNormal access

Authors: J. Harris, D. Smolkin, D. Butler and S. Galicki
Event name: 22nd EEGS Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems
Session: Near-Surface Seismic Methods 1: Reflection, Sources and Systems
Publication date: 29 March 2009
Organisations: EEGS
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 2.48Mb )

Summary:
The combined production of sand and gravel is the most economically important industrial
mineral resource in Mississippi. In central Mississippi, including the Jackson metropolitan area, most
gravel used in construction projects comes from pre-loess (Pleistocene) terrace deposits of the ancestral
Mississippi River.

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