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Advances in Deep Electrical Earth Imaging - Implications for Improved Targeting and Planning for ExplorationNormal access

Authors: R. Gordon and R. Sharpe
Event name: 2nd Conference on Geophysics for Mineral Exploration and Mining
Session: Emerging Deep Penetrating Geophysical Methods for Mineral Exploration under Cover
Publication date: 09 September 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802711
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 3.57Mb )
Price: € 20

Advanced imaging in the medical world developed in the 1950’s through the 1970’s thanks to new applications of physics to measure key parameters related to internal aspects of the human body. This involved imaging methodologies, and sophisticated software and data manipulation. Damadian was the first to perform a full body scan of a human being in 1977 to diagnose cancer with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology. Today, MRI’s are used routinely by doctors to perform investigations and diagnoses prior to any invasive further steps, including surgery.

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