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Direct gravity interpretation of sedimentary basin using digital computer — Part I


A method is developed for rapid gravity interpretation of a sedimentary basin using a digital computer. Assuming a linear variable density contrast (both vertically and horizontally), expressions have been derived for the gravitational attraction of a rectangular strip. An interpretation of the structure of Godavari Valley (India) has been made using these expressions.

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Agarwal, B.N.P. Direct gravity interpretation of sedimentary basin using digital computer — Part I. PAGEOPH 86, 5–12 (1971).

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  • India
  • Variable Density
  • Sedimentary Basin
  • Digital Computer
  • Density Contrast