Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
Solid Earth, 10, 1951–1969, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-1951-2019
Solid Earth, 10, 1951–1969, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-1951-2019

Research article 14 Nov 2019

Research article | 14 Nov 2019

Large-scale electrical resistivity tomography in the Cheb Basin (Eger Rift) at an International Continental Drilling Program (ICDP) monitoring site to image fluid-related structures

Tobias Nickschick et al.

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An active CO2 degassing site in the western Eger Rift, Czech Republic, was investigated with a 6.5 km long geophysical survey using a specific large-scale geoelectrical setup, supported by shallow geoelectrical surveys and gravity measurements. The experiment reveals unusually low resistivities in the sediments and basement below the degassing area of less than 10 Ω and provides a base for a custom geological model of the area for a future 400 m deep research drilling in this area.