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Title: Geophysical Inversion Tutorials and Workflows
Url: ftp://iris.metis.upmc.fr/camerlynck/Inversion_pour_les_etudiants/UBC%2...
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
Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Model
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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