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Title: WRRCTR No. 45 Density Logs from Underground Gravity Surveys in Hawaii
Authors: Huber, Richie D.
Adams, William M.
LC Subject Headings: Geophysical well logging -- Hawaii.
Rocks -- Density -- Hawaii.
Rocks -- Permeability -- Hawaii.
Issue Date: Feb-1971
Publisher: Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation: Huber RD, Adams WM. 1971. Density logs from underground gravity surveys in Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 45.
Series/Report no.: WRRC Technical Reports
Abstract: The gravity method has been applied in three wells in Hawaii to estimate density and porosity logs. The wells are the Schofield shaft on the island of Oahu, the Kihei #3 shaft on the island of Maui and the Pahala shaft on the island of Hawaii. The method determines the "averaged" density and porosity values for Hawaiian rocks. On Oahu, the density at depth is 2.4 gm/cc and the corresponding porosity is 18 percent. For Maui, the density averages about 2.4 gm/cc and porosity at 17 percent. The Hawaii shaft shows a lower density of 2.0 gm/cc with a correspondingly higher porosity of 27 percent. All these values are based on a grain density of 2.9 gm/cc.
Sponsor: Supported in part by funds provided by the United States Department of the Interior as authorized under the Water Resources Act of 1964, Public Law 88-379. OWRR PROJECT NO. B-015-HI, GRANT AGREEMENT NO. 14-31-0001-3073
Pages/Duration: vi + 40 pages
Appears in Collections:WRRC Technical Reports

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