Pure and Applied Geophysics

, Volume 78, Issue 1, pp 58–65 | Cite as

Polarization of the magneto-telluric fields over an anisotropic earth

  • D. Rankin
  • I. K. Reddy


The effect of an anisotropic earth on an elliptically polarized incident magnetic field is investigated. A new method is developed for delineating the local conductivity structure using the polarization parameters of the magneto-telluric fields.


Amplitude Ratio Polarization Parameter Orthogonal Component Magnetic Field Vector Master Curf 


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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Rankin
  • I. K. Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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