Red Buttes Hydrogeophysics Test Site


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Abstract

The Red Buttes Hydrogeophysics Test Site, owned by the University of Wyoming, is about 19 km south of Laramie, Wyoming. The geologic structure consists of three shallow-dipping, sub-horizontal layers in the near surface: an unconsolidated clay loam, the Satanka Formation, and the Epsilon Sandstone Member of the Casper Formation. The unsaturated 3-4 m thick clay loam is a low-resistivity layer that overlies the lower- resistivity silty-claystone of the Satanka Formation, found to 12 m depth. Finally, starting approximately 12 m below the surface is the consolidated Casper Formation Epsilon sandstone. The Epsilon sandstone is generally observed to have a much higher resistivity than the overburden.

This dataset contains a range of measurements acquired at the Test Site that may be useful for instrument calibration/validation, joint-measurements comparisons, and demonstration datasets.

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Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
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Decimal degrees
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Red Buttes Hydrogeophysical Test Site
North Latitude
41.1782°
East Longitude
-105.5735°
South Latitude
41.1719°
West Longitude
-105.5822°

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This resource is described by: Parsekian, A. D., Claes, N., Singha, K., Minsley, B. J., Carr, B., Voytek, E., ... & Flinchum, B. (2017). Comparing measurement response and inverted results of electrical resistivity tomography instruments. Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 22(3), 249-266.
This resource is described by: Hein, A., Larsen, J. J., & Parsekian, A. D. (2017). Symmetry based frequency domain processing to remove harmonic noise from surface nuclear magnetic resonance measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 208(2), 724-736.
This resource is described by: Parsekian, A. D., & Grombacher, D. (2015). Uncertainty estimates for surface nuclear magnetic resonance water content and relaxation time profiles from bootstrap statistics. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 119, 61-70.
This resource is described by: http://sales.wsgs.wyo.gov/geologic-map-of-the-red-buttes-quadrangle-albany-county-wyoming-2007/

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Funding Agencies

This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
Agency Name Award Title Award Number
National Science Foundation Water in a Changing West: The Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics 1208909

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Parsekian, A. (2021). Red Buttes Hydrogeophysics Test Site, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/c41420ff0bb54c0b90f4b074b4e65f68

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