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A fast method for determining the layer distribution from the raised kernel function in geoelegtrical soundingNormal access

Author: O. Koefoed
Journal name: Geophysical Prospecting
Issue: Vol 18, No 4, December 1970 pp. 564 - 570
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.1970.tb02129.x
Organisations: Wiley
Language: English
Info: Article, PDF ( 403.72Kb )

Summary:
In a previous publication (Koefoed 1968) a function called the “raised kernel function” has been introduced as an intermediate function in the interpretation of resistivity sounding data, and methods have been described both for the determination of the raised kernel function from the apparent resistivity function, and for the determination of the layer distribution from the raised kernel function.

In the present paper a procedure is described by which the second step in this interpretation method–i.e. the determination of the layer distribution from the raised kernel function–is considerably accelerated. This gain in interpretation speed is attained by the use of a standard graph for a function which defines the reduction of the raised kernel function to a lower boundary plane.


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