Geophysical Data Analysis

Author: William Menke
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080507328
Release Date: 1989-10-04
Genre: Science

Please use extracts from reviews of first edition Key Features * Updated and thoroughly revised edition * additional material on geophysical/acoustic tomography * Detailed discussion of application of inverse theory to tectonic, gravitational and geomagnetic studies

Geophysical Data Analysis Discrete Inverse Theory

Author: William Menke
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123977847
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Genre: Science

Since 1984, Geophysical Data Analysis has filled the need for a short, concise reference on inverse theory for individuals who have an intermediate background in science and mathematics. The new edition maintains the accessible and succinct manner for which it is known, with the addition of: MATLAB examples and problem sets Advanced color graphics Coverage of new topics, including Adjoint Methods; Inversion by Steepest Descent, Monte Carlo and Simulated Annealing methods; and Bootstrap algorithm for determining empirical confidence intervals Additional material on probability, including Bayesian influence, probability density function, and metropolis algorithm Detailed discussion of application of inverse theory to tectonic, gravitational and geomagnetic studies Numerous examples and end-of-chapter homework problems help you explore and further understand the ideas presented Use as classroom text facilitated by a complete set of exemplary lectures in Microsoft PowerPoint format and homework problem solutions for instructors

Deconvolution and Inverse Theory

Author: V. Dimri
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483291376
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Science

This is the first study to present simultaneously both deconvolution and inversion, two powerful tools of data analysis. Featured within this volume are various geophysical convolution models and a treatment of deconvolution for a time-varying signal. The single channel time-varying deconvolution is shown equivalent to the multichannel time-invariant deconvolution, thus a formalism and associated algorithms can handle both. Inverse theory as well as various inversion schemes are presented on the basis of a relationship between a small perturbation to the model and its effects on the observation. The information theory inversion scheme is discussed, and several types of norm of minimization presented. Additionally, concepts and results of inverse theory are applied to design a new deconvolution operator for estimating magnetization and density distribution, and the constraint of the Backus-Gilbert formalism of inverse theory is used to design a new prediction error filter for maximum entropy spectral estimates. Maximum likelihood, another high resolution method is also presented. This volume can be utilised as a graduate-level text for courses in Geophysics. Some chapters will be of use for graduate courses in Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics, and Oceanography.

Time Sequence Analysis in Geophysics

Author: E. R. Kanasewich
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 0888640749
Release Date: 1981
Genre: Science

Time sequence analysis is the study of relations between a sequence of data points or sequence of signals in order to determine the physical properties of the earth. Providing an up-to-date treatment on time series and time sequence, this book is intended for senior or graduate students in seismology, geomagnetism and exploratory geophysics.

Geophysical Image Estimation by Example

Author: Jon Claerbout
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781312474673
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Illuminates geophysical and mathematical concepts with exemplar computer code and applications using acoustic, seismic, radar, astrophysical, and X-ray probe data to create images of tops and bottoms of lake and ocean, a volcano, petroleum prospects, and internals of breast and sun.

Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems

Author: Richard C. Aster
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780128134238
Release Date: 2018-10-31
Genre: Science

Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, Third Edition, is structured around a course at New Mexico Tech and is designed to be accessible to typical graduate students in the physical sciences who do not have an extensive mathematical background. The book is complemented by a companion website that includes MATLAB codes that correspond to examples that are illustrated with simple, easy to follow problems that illuminate the details of particular numerical methods. Updates to the new edition include more discussions of Laplacian smoothing, an expansion of basis function exercises, the addition of stochastic descent, an improved presentation of Fourier methods and exercises, and more. Complemented by a companion website that includes MATLAB codes that correspond to all examples Features examples that are illustrated with simple, easy to follow problems that illuminate the details of a particular numerical method Includes an online instructor’s guide that helps professors teach and customize exercises and select homework problems Covers updated information on adjoint methods that are presented in an accessible manner

Seismology and Plate Tectonics

Author: David Gubbins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521379954
Release Date: 1990-06-28
Genre: Science

This introduction to seismological theory and the principles of plate tectonics also develops a practical approach to the interpretation of seismograms for physicists and mathematicians as well as geologists.

Developments in Geophysical Exploration Methods

Author: A.A. Fitch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0853342164
Release Date: 1983-10-31
Genre: Science

"The first phase of geophysical exploration is carried out on the subsurface.The subsurface in this phase is inaccessible to direct observation. D.W. Strangway presents an interesting and effective method: audiofrequency magnetotelluric (AMT) sounding. In the second phase where observations can be made, D.J Buchanan writes of fault detection in coal seams, and A. Hussain writes about of gravity surveys.Other contributions include, improvement of geophysical logs by filtering and a troublesome problem which can appear in either phase of exploration-discovery and exploration of caves and abandoned mine workings.'