Continuation Period Techniques
Field Testing and Training on
Deep Resistivity Surveys
19-23 May 2008
Provisional Technical Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
In cooperation with:
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
(INGV, Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology)
To familiarize participants with the geophysical continuation period techniques (CPTs), in particular the resistivity depth sounding equipment (CSAMT) to be used during the Integrated Field Exercise in 2008 (Kazakhstan, 25 August - 30 September 2008).
The working language of the workshop will be English.
Point of Contact:
Mr Luis GAYA-PIQUE
On-Site Inspection Division
Provisional Technical Secretariat
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive
Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 26030 6429
Fax: +43 1 26030 5926
The course is intended for the potential participants in the Integrated Field Exercise in 2008 (Kazakhstan, 25 August - 30 September 2008)
Participants will be chosen from the existing roster of leading experts and scientists from States Signatories.
Candidates selected should send the completed registration form to the contact person in the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see the contact details above) by 30 April 2008.
Deadline for Application:
30 April 2008
The PTS will provide participants with accommodation, travel and a percentage of daily subsistence allowance (DSA) in line with the usual CTBTO procedure.
(1) Overview and test of the CPTs, in particular the resistivity depth sounding equipment (CSAMT);
(2) Methodology of the CPT field deployment;
(3) Application of the different geophysical CPTs;
(4) Data analysis;
(5) Test and revision of the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Other pertinent information:
Further information will be sent to the selected participants by 14 May 2008.