Abstract

The Fourier transform of the gravity field due to a finite dipping dike is derived and its real and imaginary components are separated. Analysis of these two functions in a certain high-frequency range yields simple relations that can be used to estimate the unknown parameters of the dike. The theoretical considerations are tested on synthetic data after performing the discrete Fourier transform (DFT), and the validity of the method of interpretation is established from a comparison of the actual and estimated parameters.

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