• Magnetic anomalies of two-dimensional bodies and algorithms for magnetic inversion of dykes and basement topographies

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      Magnetic anomalies; two-dimensional magnetic inversion; dykes; basement topography

    • Abstract


      Generalized equations for the anomalies in any component of the earth’s magnetic field due to two-dimensional bodies of arbitrary magnetization are derived in terms of a new parameter, called the direction of measurement. Schemes for inverting the magnetic anomalies of arbitrarily magnetized dykes and basement topographies are then developed and the relevant computer software is presented. In both the schemes, the initial values of the parameters are calculated by the computer, so that the input merely consists of the anomalies and their distances. The differences in the observed and calculated anomalies are solved iteratively for the errors in initial values of the parameters.

    • Author Affiliations


      I V Radhakrishna Murthy1

      1. Department of Geophysics, Andhra University, Waltair, Visakhapatnam - 530 003, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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