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A spatial analysis of upward continuation of potential field dataNormal access

Author: L. J. Tsay
Journal name: Geophysical Prospecting
Issue: Vol 26, No 4, December 1978 pp. 822 - 840
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.1978.tb01635.x
Organisations: Wiley
Language: English
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A spatial analysis of both continuous and discrete operators for upward continuation help us realize the problems and limitations which have been encountered before (Henderson 1960, Kontis 1971) but remained unsolved in practical application of upward continuation computation due to the finite length of data and operator in spatial domain. Various numerical examples show that an improvement of accuracy of continuation computations can be achieved through proper sampling and sufficient length of data.

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