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Hi-tech scheme to study groundwater status

03 November 2012

JAISALMER: For the first time in India, groundwater surveys using heliborne transient electromagnetic technique will be tried for aquifer mapping. This will be a pilot project carried out in five States, including Rajasthan and the geophysical survey in the state will be done in Jaisalmer and Dausa.

Dr Shakeel Ahmed, chief scientist and Dr Subash Chandra, scientists of CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad said six study areas in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Biharand Rajasthan were selected following the veracity of geological formations that form the ground water system. Desert areas in Jaisalmer district and a typical sedimentary and hard rock combined aquifer system in Bandikui in Dausa district have been identified in Rajasthan….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Hi-tech-scheme-to-study-groundwater-status/articleshow/17457331.cms

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Written by csirindia

December 4, 2012 at 4:17 am

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