An application of marine geomagnetic survey to shallow sea engineering geology

  • Wu Mingxian
  • Patrick J. C. Ryall


A marine geomagnetic survey was conducted over Red Bay, a broad shallow sea area in the southern part of the Shandong Peninsula, to obtain geological information to meet the needs of an underwater engineering project. Analyses of magnetic data revealed the fault structure of the bedrock and differences in lithology. At the proposed offshore dam site, the magnetic survey results indicated the position of faults which have since been confirmed by other geophysical surveys.


Seismic Data Magnetic Anomaly Negative Anomaly Positive Anomaly Survey Area 
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© Science Press 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wu Mingxian
    • 1
  • Patrick J. C. Ryall
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong College of OceanologyGindaoChina
  2. 2.Department of Geology and Centre for Marine GeologyDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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