GEOL481.3 Lecture Notes

  1. Introduction. Concept of potential fields. Uses of gravity and magnetic exploration. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  2. Gravity anomalies. A review of corrections (free air, Bouguer, terrain, drift). Lecture notes and Additional comments
  3. Terrain density estimation: Nettleton, covariance, scatterplot, Parasnis, and first difference methods. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  4. 1-D and 2-D Fourier transforms. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  5. Sampling and aliasing. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  6. Least squares fitting and convolution. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  7. Regional residual separation. Gauss' theorem. Laplace's and Poisson's equations. Excess mass. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  8. Magnetic moment and potentials. Poisson's relation. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  9. Thin sheet model. Upward continuation. Equivalent  stratum. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  10. Downward continuation. Limits on continuation.  Lecture notes and Additional comments
  11. Finding the centre of mass. Lecture notes and Additional comments
  12. Depth estimation.  Lecture notes and Additional comments
  13. Derivatives of potential fields. Analytic signal. Euler deconvolution.  Lecture notes and Additional comments
  14. Airborne gravity. Lecture notes and Additional comments