Edit Exploration Technique: Geochemical Data Analysis

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Name of the Technique Geochemical Data Analysis

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Exploration Group:
Exploration Sub Group(s):
Parent Exploration Technique:
  • Data and Modeling Techniques
    • Data Techniques
      • Data Acquisition-Manipulation
      • Geographic Information System
      • Geothermal Literature Review
    • Modeling Techniques
      • Analytical Modeling
      • Conceptual Model
      • Modeling-Computer Simulations
      • Numerical Modeling
      • Portfolio Risk Modeling
  • Downhole Techniques
    • Borehole Seismic Techniques
      • Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging
      • Vertical Seismic Profiling
    • Formation Testing Techniques
    • Open-Hole Techniques
    • Well Log Techniques
      • Acoustic Logs
        • Cement Bond Log
        • Cross-Dipole Acoustic Log
      • Caliper Log
      • Chemical Logging
      • Density Log
      • Gamma Log
      • Image Logs
      • Mud Logging
      • Neutron Log
      • Pressure Temperature Log
      • Single-Well and Cross-Well Resistivity
      • Spontaneous Potential Well Log
    • Well Testing Techniques
      • Downhole Fluid Sampling
      • Earth Tidal Analysis
      • Flow Test
      • Injectivity Test
      • Static Temperature Survey
      • Stress Test
      • Tracer Testing
      • Vertical Flowmeter Test
  • Drilling Techniques
    • Development Drilling
      • Observation Wells
      • Production Wells
      • Well Deepening
    • Exploration Drilling
      • Core Holes
      • Exploratory Boreholes
      • Exploratory Well
      • Hydroprobe
      • Microhole Array
      • Slim Holes
      • Step-out Well
      • Thermal Gradient Holes
  • Field Methods
  • Field Techniques
    • Data Collection and Mapping
      • 2-M Probe Survey
      • Fault Mapping
      • Field Mapping
      • Hand-held X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
      • Macrophotography
      • Portable X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
    • Field Sampling
      • Gas Sampling
        • Gas Flux Sampling
        • Soil Gas Sampling
        • Surface Gas Sampling
      • Water Sampling
        • Groundwater Sampling
        • Surface Water Sampling
  • Geochemical Techniques
    • Geochemical Data Analysis
      • Thermal Ion Dispersion
      • Thermochronometry
  • Geophysical Techniques
    • Electrical Techniques
      • Direct-Current Resistivity Survey
        • Electrical Profiling Configurations
          • DC Resistivity Survey (Dipole-Dipole Array)
          • DC Resistivity Survey (Mise-A-La-Masse)
          • DC Resistivity Survey (Pole-Dipole Array)
        • Vertical Electrical Sounding Configurations
          • DC Resistivity Survey (Schlumberger Array)
          • DC Resistivity Survey (Wenner Array)
      • Electromagnetic Techniques
        • Airborne Electromagnetic Survey
        • Ground Electromagnetic Techniques
          • Electromagnetic Profiling Techniques
            • Frequency-Domain Electromagnetic Survey
          • Electromagnetic Sounding Techniques
            • Magnetotelluric Techniques
              • Audio-Magnetotellurics
              • Controlled Source Audio MT
              • Magnetotellurics
              • Z-Axis Tipper Electromagnetics
            • Telluric Survey
            • Time-Domain Electromagnetics
        • Self Potential
    • Gravity Techniques
      • Airborne Gravity Survey
      • Ground Gravity Survey
      • Microgravity-Hybrid Microgravity
    • Magnetic Techniques
      • Aeromagnetic Survey
      • Controlled Source Frequency-Domain Magnetics
      • Ground Magnetics
    • Seismic Techniques
      • Active Seismic Techniques
        • Reflection Survey
        • Refraction Survey
      • Passive Seismic Techniques
        • Micro-Earthquake
        • Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring
  • Lab Analysis Techniques
    • Fluid Lab Analysis
      • Compound and Elemental Analysis
      • Fluid Inclusion Analysis
      • Isotopic Analysis- Fluid
      • Mercury Vapor
      • Trace Element Analysis
    • Rock Lab Analysis
      • Core Analysis
      • Cuttings Analysis
      • Isotopic Analysis- Rock
      • Over Core Stress
      • Paleomagnetic Measurements
      • Petrography Analysis
      • Rock Density
      • X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
      • X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
  • Remote Sensing Techniques
    • Active Sensors
      • Radar
        • InSAR
        • PSInSAR
        • SAR
        • SqueeSAR
        • SRT
    • Passive Sensors
      • Aerial Photography
      • FLIR
      • Geodetic Survey
      • Hyperspectral Imaging
      • Long-Wave Infrared
      • Multispectral Imaging
      • Near Infrared Surveys
      • Oblique Aerial & Ground Visible Band & Thermographic Imaging
      • Radiometrics
      • Stereo Satellite Imagery
      • SWIR
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Physical Properties: Describes the fundamental science behind the technique.
Data Acquisition: Two lists: Acquire – how is new data acquired in the field
Access – where/how do you access already acquired data (e.g. LANDSAT data) – provide links and instructions whenever possible.

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When is it a waste of money?What are some best practices when implementing?)

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Related Research: Links to recent research in the application of this technique to geothermal
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