Thread: REMINDER - IRIS WEBINAR: The use of nuclear magnetic resonance for understanding groundwater resources, 1/28 at 2 PM Eastern

Started: 2021-01-26 12:41:02
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After the exciting webinar and panel on '*Best Practices for Seismic
Posthole Emplacement*', please take a 1-hr break, and join us for an
exciting webinar!

Please join us on *Thursday, January 28th* at* 2:00 PM Eastern *for...

*The use of nuclear magnetic resonance for understanding groundwater

*Presented by:* Dr. Kristina Keating, Rutgers University -
Newark, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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*Abstract:* Geophysical methods can provide a non-invasive method for
estimating spatial variability in hydrogeological parameters such as water
content, hydraulic conductivity, and matric potential. Proton nuclear
magnetic resonance (NMR) is unique amongst geophysical methods in that it
is directly sensitive to water, via the initial signal magnitude, and thus
provides a robust estimate of water content. In addition, the NMR
relaxation time is sensitive to pore geometry, allowing it to be used to
predict the hydraulic conductivity and to determine water retention curves.
While NMR measurements are considered a mature technology in the petroleum
industry, the strength of NMR data for hydrogeophysical studies is still
being realized. The major ongoing challenge is to generate a functional
mapping of the relationship between pore geometry and relaxation time that
is appropriate for near surface geologic materials, while accounting for
pore chemistry. Here I will present examples from the laboratory and the
field that highlight our recent successes in using NMR measurements to
estimate several hydrogeological parameters and overcome the limitations of
standard petrophysical models.

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