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Statistical structure of aeromagnetic field

Prabhakar S. Naidu
Statistical structure of aeromagnetic field
Geophysics (April 1970) 35 (2): 279-292

Abstract

A study of the statistical structure of an aeromagnetic field over approximately four and a half thousand square miles of the Parry Sound and Huntsville area of southern Ontario has revealed the following: From the point of first-order statistics, that is, mean, variance, skewness, and probability distribution function, the right half of the area which is occupied by hornblende or biotite migmatite is homogeneous and Gaussian, whereas the left half, which is mainly occupied by amphibolite gneiss, is generally inhomogeneous and non-Gaussian. From the point of view of second-order statistics, that is, the spectrum, the entire field appears to be inhomogeneous. This difference between statistical pictures is attributed to the fact that there are at least two preferred directions of strike, which influence the shape of the spectrum significantly.


ISSN: 0016-8033
EISSN: 1942-2156
Coden: GPYSA7
Serial Title: Geophysics
Serial Volume: 35
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Statistical structure of aeromagnetic field
Author(s): Naidu, Prabhakar S.
Pages: 279-292
Published: 197004
Text Language: English
Publisher: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1970-035094
Categories: Applied geophysics
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States. Reference includes data supplied by Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Update Code: 1970
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