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Title: Geophysical Inversion Tutorials and Workflows
Url: http://www.eos.ubc.ca/research/ubcgif/resources/tutorials.html
Publisher: University of British Columbia. Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Description: Geophysical inversion is deriving the structure of the Earth's subsurface from data collected at the surface, using a formal 'inversion' algorithm that creates a subsurface model structure directly from the surface observations. This portal provides links to introductory articles, online tutorials, and workflows for use in geoscience tasks such as mineral exploration, geotechnical or environmental engineering. The tutorials introduce basic concepts, explain how inversion works, and include applets for modeling linear inversion and magnetic dipoles. The workflows section includes procedures for inverting DC resistivity survey data to obtain 2-dimensional models of subsurface electrical conductivity and for inverting magnetic (or gravity) survey data to obtain 3-dimensional models of subsurface magnetic susceptibility (or density) distributions. There are also links to brief summaries on survey methods, geophysical models, and a seven-step framework for carrying out geophysical surveys.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Mathematical geology
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Earth science
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Mathematical models
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematical Models
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Education (General)
Environmental science
Geology
Geophysics
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-07-01 03:00:05 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-29 12:21:54 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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