Estimation of Water-Filled and Air-Filled Porosity in the Unsaturated Zone, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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by Philip H. Nelson, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993:

Abstract: The responses of density and dielectric logs are formulated in terms if the matrix properties, air-filled porosity and water-filled porosity. Porosity values obtained from logs from borehole USW G-2 are in reasonable agreement with estimates from core determinations.

Subject Headings: Porosity | Radioactive wastes | Boring | Rock mechanics | Matrix (mathematics) | Agreements and treaties | Geology | Density currents | Nevada | North America | United States

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