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The generation of short high frequency electromagnetic pulses in the VHF-band opens up the possibility of applying electromagnetic reflection methods in the geophysical prospecting of dry formations, with high resolution and also over small distances. A method has been developed using a spark transmitter for locating boundaries in salt deposits The transmitter, which is technically very simple in contrast to other pulse transmitters, produces short powerful pulses. The results to date show good quality reflections of salt clay and anhydrite.
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