Short Courses and Conferences

Second International Workshop on Induced Polarization in Near-Surface Geophysics

October 31 - November 2, 2011

Workshop Agenda

Day 1 • Monday • October 31, 2011

9:00-9:05 General introduction  
  Session 1 :: Pore scale physics. Influence of microstructure. Theory and experiments. Oral Session. Chair :: Lee Slater
9:05-10:05 Keynote speaker: Dielectric properties of colloidal suspensions and their dependence on the normal and anomalous surface conductivities Constantino Grosse
10:05-10:20 Break  
10:20-11:00 Low-Frequency Electrical Properties of Ice-Silicate Mixtures D.E. Stillman and R.E. Grimm
11:00-11:40 Induced polarization in shaly sands A. Revil
11:40-13:40 Lunch.  
13:40-14:20 On the dependence of relaxation time on pore lengths in the membrane polarisation model M. Bücker and A. Hördt
14:20-15:00 Relating relaxation time and unsaturated soil hydraulic conductivity in spectral induced polarization K. Breede, A. Kemna, E. Zimmermann, H. Vereecken, and J.A. Huisman
15:00-15:40 Hydrocarbon contaminated sample: time domain and frequency domain measurements Hallbauer-Zadorozhnaya V
15:40-16:20 Polarization processes and energy relationships between cations and negatively charged soil particles as revealed by Wien effect measurements S. P. Friedman and C. B. Li
16:20-17:00 General open discussion: How to discriminate the polarization mechanisms in porous media? What types of experiment we need.  
17:00-18:00 Reception and Poster Session  

Day 2 • Tuesday • November 1, 2011

  Session 2 :: Pore scale physics. Influence of the pore water and surface chemistry. Theory and experiments. Chair :: Andre Revil
8:20-9:00 SIP signatures associated with oxidation of metal sulfides Edmundo Placencia-Gómez, Lee Slater, Dimitrios Ntarlaganiss, and Andrew Binley
9:00-9:40 Investigation of spectral induced polarization signatures of hydroxide adsorption and mineral precipitation in porous media Chi Zhang (1), Lee Slater, George Redden, Yoshiko Fujita, Timothy Johnson, and Don Fox
9:40-10:20 On the dependence of the membrane polarisation on time cycle and current intensity: theory, laboratory and preliminary field results Hallbauer-Zadorozhnaya V.., Santarato G., Abu Zeid N., Dingoko O.
10:20-10:40 The spectral response relative to a log-normal time constant distribution N. Florsch, C. Camerlynck, and J. Stockwell
10:40-11:00 Geophysical monitoring of foam injection in unsaturated vadose zone sediments Yuxin Wu, Susan Hubbard, Dawn Wellman
11:00-11:40 Quantification of polarization magnitude in sandstone: accounting for fluid chemistry A. Weller, L. Slater, and K. Breede
11:40-12:20 Spectral Induced Polarization Signatures of Ethanol in Sand-Clay Medium Yves Robert Personna, Lee D. Slater, Dimitrios Ntarlagiannis, Dale Werkema, and Zoltan Szabo
  Session 4 :: 1D to 4D tomography and data inversion Chair :: Andreas Kemna
14:40-15:20 Mapping of contaminant plumes with geoelectrical methods. A case study in urban context Vaudelet P., M. Schmutz, M. Pessel, Franceschi, M., R. Guérin, Atteia, O., A. 4 Blondel, C. Ngomseu, S. Galaup, F. Rejiba, and Bégassat, P.
15:20-16.00 Time-lapse 3D inversion of complex conductivity data using an active time constrained (ATC) approach M. Karaoulis, A. Revil, A., D.D. Werkema, B. Minsley
  Session 6 :: Latest developments in laboratory and field equipments. Chair :: Ernst Niederleithinger
16:10-16:50 Methods for testing an advanced electrical impedance tomography system E. Zimmermann, J. A. Huisman, A. Kemna, J. Berwix, W. Glaas, H. Meier, B. Wolters, O. Esser
16:50-17:30 Data quality in time-domain IP measured with multi-electrode systems Torleif Dahlin and Virginie Leroux

Day 3 • Wednesday • November 2, 2011

 Session 3 :: Field scale measurements, observations, and theoryChair :: Lee Slater
8:00-8:40 Lithologic Imaging Using Induced Polarization: Lessons Learned from the Hanford 300 Area Kisa Mwakanyamale, Lee Slater, Andrew Binley, and Dimitrios Ntarlagiannis
8:40-9:20 IP and SPM effects in Transient Geo-Electroagnetics. Theory and experiments F. M. Kamenetsky, G. M. Trigubivich
9:20-10:00 Is commercial IP instrumentation ready for operational pollution plume mapping? S. Bazin (1), A. A. Pfaffhuber,G. Fiandaca, T. Dahlin, P. Cappelen, H. French, E. Bloem
10:10-10:50 Mapping of landfills using time-domain spectral induced polarization data: The Eskelund case study G. Fiandaca, A. Gazoty, J. Pedersen, E. Auken, A.V. Christiansen
10:50-11:30 Imaging root systems of crops using spectral induced polarization A. Kemna1, M. Weigand, M. Kelter, J. Pfeifer, E. Zimmermann, and A. Walter
11:30-12:10 Poster and discussions  
  Session 6 :: Latest developments in laboratory and field equipments Chair :: Ernst Niederleithinger
14:00-14:40 Data quality in time-domain IP measured with multi-electrode systems Torleif Dahlin and Virginie Leroux
14:50-15:30 General open discussion: Time domain versus frequency domain IP in the field. The pros and cons of both approaches. Discussions and presentation of some equipments.  

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