The inverse gravimetry problem: An application to the northern San Francisco craton granite

  • L. Misici
  • F. Zirilli
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From the knowledge of the anomalies of the gravitational field, we reconstruct the mass density distribution in a large region of the state of Bahia (Brazil). This inverse gravimetry problem has been translated into a linear programming problem and solved using the simplex method. Both two-dimensional and three-dimensional models have been considered.

Key Words

Inverse gravimetry problem linear programming 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Misici
    • 1
  • F. Zirilli
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e FisicaUniversità di CamerinoCamerino, MarcheItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica G. CastelnuovoUniversità di Roma-La SapienzaRomeItaly

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