Skip to Main Content
Book Chapter

Chapter 8: The Inverse Magnetotelluric Problem

Published:
January 01, 2002

8.1 ONE-DIMENSIONAL DEFINITION OF THE INVERSE MAGNETOTELLURIC PROBLEM

The inverse problem in magnetotellurics consists of determining the geoelectric structure of the earth from the frequency dependence of impedance or admittance. In so doing, the desired characteristic of the medium is the electric resistivity or electric conductivity of the rocks, and the characteristic of the field is the impedance or admittance measured on the earth’s surface.

In this chapter, we restrict our attention to the one-dimensional inverse problem based on the Tikhonov-Cagniard model. The theory for one-dimensional inversion is best constructed in terms of electric conductivity σ(z) and admittance Y(ω).

You do not currently have access to this article.

Figures & Tables

Contents

Investigations in Geophysics

Magnetotellurics in the Context of the Theory of Ill-Posed Problems

Mark N. Berdichevsky
Mark N. Berdichevsky
Search for other works by this author on:
;
Vladimir I. Dmitriev
Vladimir I. Dmitriev
Search for other works by this author on:
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Volume
11
ISBN electronic:
9781560802068
Publication date:
January 01, 2002

GeoRef

References

Related

Citing Books via

Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal