Near-surface geophysics publications

Publications by RIL staff in the field of near-surface geophysics, including several concerning environmental and engineering applications.

Names of current RIL staff are in bold.

Reynolds, J.M.  2012. Geophysical exploration and remote sensing. In: Burland, J., Chapman, T., Skinner, H. and Brown, M. (eds). Manual of Geotechnical Engineering (3 vols), Thomas Telford Ltd, London. Chapter 45, Vol. 1, 601-618.

Reynolds, J.M. 2011b. Developments and future trends in near surface geophysics.  First Break, 29(8):69-75. [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 2011a. An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, 712 pp, second edition.

Catt, L.M.L., West, L.J. and Clark, R.A. 2009. The use of reference models from a priori data to guide 2D inversion of electrical resistivity tomography data. Geophysical Prospecting, 57(6):1035-1048.

Pringle, J.K., Lenham, J.W. and Reynolds, J.M. 2009. GPR investigations to characterize Medieval and Roman foundations under existing shop premises: a case study from Chester, Cheshire, UK. Near Surface Geophysics, V(2):93-100.

Lenham, J.W., Meyer, V.M., Edmonds, H., Harris, D., Mortimore, R., Reynolds, J.M. and Black, M. 2006. What lies beneath: surveying the Thames at Woolwich. Proceedings of ICE, Civil Engineering, 159(1):32-41. Paper 14177. (Awarded the ICE’s Manby Prize 2007.) [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 2006. The role of geophysics in glacial hazard assessment. First Break, 24(9):61-66. [Download pdf]

Lenham, J.W., McDonald, R., Miller, S. and Reynolds, J.M. 2005. Seismic investigation of Triassic sandstone bedrock depth, New Mersey Crossing. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 38: 7-22.

Reynolds, J.M. 2004c. Environmental geophysics investigations in urban areas. First Break, 22, 63-69. [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 2004b. Geophysical investigations at Llwyneinion acid tar lagoon, Rhosllanerchrugog. In: Nichol, D., Basset, M.G. and Deisler, V.K. (eds). Urban geology in Wales. National Museum of Wales Geological Series, 23, 182-189, Cardiff.

Reynolds, J.M. 2004a. Book Review: P W McDowell et al., 2002, Geophysics in engineering investigations, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 37(4), 369-370.

Nichol, D., Lenham, J.W. and Reynolds, J.M. 2003. Application of ground-penetrating radar to investigate the effect of badger setts on slope stability at St Asaph Bypass, North Wales, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 36, 143-153. [Download pdf]

Nichol, D. & Reynolds, J.M. 2002. Application of reflection seismology to foundation investigations at A5 Pont Melin Rug, North Wales, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 35, 247-256. [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 2002b. The role of environmental geophysics in the investigation of an acid tar lagoon, Llwyneinion, North Wales, UK, First Break, 20(10), 630-636. [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 2002a. Application of geophysics to landslide investigations. In: Nichol, D. et al. (eds). Landslides and landslide management in North Wales. The National Museums and Galleries of Wales.

Nichol, D. &  Reynolds, J.M.  2001.  Ground Penetrating Radar survey to detect sub-slab voids beneath the East Promenade at Rhyl. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Water and Maritime Engineering, 148(1):47-56. [Download pdf]

Nichol, D. and Reynolds, J.M. 1999. Ground-penetrating radar survey to detect scour holes Beneath the A525 highway at Nant-y-Garth Pass, Wales: A case history, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 32(2), 157–162.

Reynolds, J.M. 1998. The role of geophysics in the investigation of contaminated land. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, Re-use of Contaminated Land and Landfills, Brunel University, London, UK (7–9 July 1998), Engineering Technics Press, Edinburgh, UK, 131–137.

Reynolds, J.M. 1998. Material characterisation using geophysical methods. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, Re-use of Contaminated Land and Landfills, Brunel University, London, UK (7–9 July 1998), Engineering Technics Press, Edinburgh, UK, 145–149.

Reynolds, J.M. 1997. An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, 796 pp, first edition.

Reynolds, J.M. 1996. Some basic guidelines for the procurement and interpretation of geophysical surveys in environmental investigations. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the 4th International Conference, Construction on Polluted and Marginal Land, Brunel University, London (2–4 July 1996), 57&ndasndash;64.

Reynolds, J.M. and Taylor, D. I. 1995. The use of geophysical surveys during the planning, construction and remediation of landfills. In: Bentley, S. P. (ed.), Engineering Geology of Waste Disposal and Storage, Geological Society Engineering Geology Special Publication, No. 11, 93–98.

Reynolds, J.M. 1994. Resolution and differentiation of sub-surface materials using multi-method geophysical surveys. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, Re-use of Contaminated Land and Landfills, Brunel University, London, UK (28–30 June 1994), 63–67.

Haynes, R. H., Bennell, J. D., Davis, A. M. and Reynolds, J.M. 1993. Advantages offered by the routine acquisition of digital, high-resolution, sub-bottom profiling data, Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 15(2), 165–172.

Reynolds, J.M. and McCann, D. M. 1992. Geophysical methods for the assessment of landfill and waste in disposal sites. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, Construction on Polluted and Marginal Land, Brunel University, London, UK (30 June–2 July 1992), 63–71.

Reynolds, J.M. and Taylor, D. I. 1992. The use of sub-surface imaging techniques in the investigation of contaminated sites. In: Forde, M. C. (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, Construction on Polluted and Marginal Land, Brunel University, London, UK (30 June–2 July 1992), 121–131.

Reynolds, J.M. and Taylor, D. I. 1992. Geophysical determination of rock properties: current practice and future prospects. In: Hudson, J. A. (ed.), Rock Characterization, International ISRM Symposium, Eurock ’92, Chester, UK (14–17 September 1992), 185–190.

Haynes, R. H., Davis, A. M., Reynolds, J.M. and Taylor, D. I. 1992. The extraction of geotechnical information from high-resolution seismic reflection data – method or madness? Society for Underwater Technology, London, UK, (September 1992). [Download pdf]

Reynolds, J.M. 1991. The need for recognised standards of applied geophysical software and the geophysical education of software users. Computers & Geosciences, 17(8), 1099–1104.

Reynolds, J.M. 1990. High-resolution seismic reflection surveying of shallow marine and estuarine environments. Marine Geophysical Researches, 12, 41–48; also In: Hailwood, E. A. and Kidd, R. B. (eds). Recent Developments in Marine Geological and Geophysical Surveying and Sampling Techniques (1990), Graham & Trotman.

Reynolds, J.M. 1988b. Surface geophysical anomalies associated with stratabound mineralization at Sourton Tors, north-west Dartmoor. Proceedings of the Ussher Society, 7, 106. [Download pdf]

Eddies, R. D. and Reynolds, J.M. 1988. Seismic character of infilled channels in Plymouth Sound and the River Tamar. Proceedings of the Ussher Society, 7, 36–40.

Reynolds, J.M. 1987. The role of surface geophysics in the assessment of regional groundwater potential in northern Nigeria. In: Culshaw, M. G., Cripps, J. C. and O’Hara, M. (eds), Geological Society Engineering Group Special Publication, Planning and Engineering Geology, 4, 185–190.