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Portman Bay (SE Spain) has been affected by mining activity for more than 30 years. The mining waste disposal has produced changes in its morphology from being clean crescent-shaped in 1957 to being completely buried in 1990 by an estimated amount of 60 Mt of flotation procedure effluent. With the scope of characterising the tailing morphology in the shallow flooded zone, we have carried out an electrical resistivity tomography campaign using cables and electrodes designed for marine settings. The present research has allowed us to characterize the subaquatic tailing dimensions with high resolution in an area where the application of direct methods such as borehole o indirect methods such as reflection seismic might be difficult due to the limited water thickness.

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