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Collection of geophysical logs of Florida


The geophysical log collection consists of the various logs run on scientific coreholes, water, injection, oil and gas, observation and monitor wells throughout the state. The collection represents approximately 5320 boreholes,some of which are also represented in the core and well cuttings sample collection. The physical geophysical log collection is currently stored in four file cabinets, organized by county. These paper logs are long, continuous, accordion sheets. Some of the logs are printed on delicate onion skin paper; many others are on thermal paper. Old thermal paper tends to turn black or lose contrast, and many of the documents in the collection are fading or faded. The logs include the following types: Spontaneous Potential [...]

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“Original Collection Metadata”
3.23 KB
“LAS metadata 2015”
25.65 KB
“Scan metadata 2015”
4.32 MB
“Corrected browseGraphic, date format”
28.92 KB
“Corrected browseGraphic, date format”
4.72 MB

Material Request Instructions

Users must currently come in and view the materials in person. We have an inventory available upon request in an Excel format. This collection is currently in process of being made available in an electronic format.  Electronic formats will include tiff, pdf, and las files as will be made available through the Florida Geological Survey website.


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  • National Digital Catalog



The original collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 14:31:39 CST 2010. Efforts have been made under G14AS00026 to update and inventory the actual number of documents in the collection.

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1087786
UniqueKey State Inventory P587

NGGDPP Collection Extension

usageTrendThe usage is expected to go up. The FGS has recently acquired a geophysical logger and will be adding to the collection on project specific cases, these will be accessed more so than the older files.

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