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Automatic interpretation of gravity anomalies associated with two-dimensional mass distributionsNormal access

Authors: I. R. Qureshi and A. Kumar
Journal name: Geophysical Prospecting
Issue: Vol 24, No 4, December 1976 pp. 660 - 669
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.1976.tb01564.x
Organisations: Wiley
Language: English
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Several new features are described which facilitate an automatic, more meaningful, and more accurate interpretation of gravity anomalies associated with approximately two-dimensional mass distributions. These include a provision for fixed points on the bounds of a distribution, outward dipping boundaries, calculation of the gravity effect at individual elevations of stations, smoothing of models and end-corrections for distributions of limited strike length. It is possible to obtain distributions about a median plane; these distributions are sensitive to shape and allow estimates of optimum depths and minimum density contrasts for the anomalous masses.

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