Definitions for "Geophysical survey"
An examination of the relevant physical characteristics of an area to assist in the geological interpretation by means of remote sensing. The results are generally presented in the form of maps and sections.
A method used to determine the physical parameters of rock formations for the purpose of detecting a potential metallic source. Common properties measured include magnetism, specific gravity and electrical conductivity.
A low impact method of locating archaeological features in the landscape. Generally, a machine capable of "looking" under the soil surface is utilized. Such machines include ground penetrating radar, fluxgate gradiometers and soil resistivity meters.