Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1779–1787, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1779-2019
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1779–1787, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1779-2019

Research article 15 Aug 2019

Research article | 15 Aug 2019

Three-dimensional inverse modeling of EM-LIN data for the exploration of coastal sinkholes in Quintana Roo, Mexico

Marco A. Perez-Flores et al.

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In this paper we present an EM geophysics method designed for shallow purposes for determining the 3-D geometry of a sinkhole. In this case we are applying the technique for the Chac-Mool sinkhole in the Yucatán Peninsula. Thanks to scuba divers we have a broad path they followed along the subterranean rivers. Our 3-D model can be correlated with those scuba diver paths. We also found hidden rivers that pass very close to the surface (less than 10 m) making these areas susceptible to collapse.
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