We have developed a stochastic inversion procedure for common-offset ground-penetrating radar (GPR) reflection measurements. Stochastic realizations of subsurface properties that offer an acceptable fit to GPR data are generated via simulated annealing optimization. The realizations are conditioned to borehole porosity measurements available along the GPR profile or equivalent measurements of another petrophysical property that can be related to the dielectric permittivity, as well as to geostatistical parameters derived from the borehole logs and the processed GPR image. Validation of our inversion procedure is performed on a pertinent synthetic data set and indicates that our method is capable of reliably recovering strongly heterogeneous porosity structures associated with surficial alluvial aquifers. This finding is largely corroborated through application of the methodology to field measurements from the Boise Hydrogeophysical Research Site near Boise, Idaho, USA.

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